Alternative Credit


Credit by Examination (CBE)

Biology 201 Credit by Exam

Students are eligible to receive Biology 201 (lecture only - 3 credit) if they meet at least one of the following:

  • Minimum score of 3 on the national AP Biology Exam
  • Minimum score of 50 on the Biology CLEP Exam
  • Minimum score of 70% on the CSI 100 question Biology Placement Exam

*Completion of an AP Biology course without taking the national test will not constitute eligibility for Biology 201 credits.

Students will be assessed a CSI transcription fee for each credit acquired by the methods described above. Students will receive a grade of “P” (P=Pass) for Biology 201.

Any exception to the listed criteria above will only be made by the chairman of the Life Science Department.