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A Level Credit

General guidelines:
  • exams can be taken at either the Advanced (A-Level) or Advanced Subsidiary (A/S) level
  • credit will be awarded for A-Level subjects, students with A/S exams will be encouraged to test out
  • exams are scored A – F (A, B, C, D, E, F, O; an “O” grade indicates a pass at Ordinary level); credit will be awarded for A – B; students with lower grades should be encouraged to test out
  • Subject Area Purdue Course & Credit Granted (Sem. Hrs.)
    Accounting MGMT 1XXXX -- 6   INTRO ACCTG
    Biology BIOL 1XXXX -- 8   INTRO BIOLOGY
    Business Studies MGMT 1XXXX -- 6   INTRO BUS STDIES
    Chemistry CHM 11500 & 11600 (8)
    Computer Studies CS 1XXXX -- 6   INTRO CS
    Economics ECON 1XXXX -- 6   INTRO MICRO & MACRO
    English ENGL 23100 (3)

    Foreign Languages -- Six credits at Purdue for other than the student's Native language
    ArabicARAB 10100 & 102ChineseCHNS 10100 & 10200
    FrenchFR 10100 & 102HebrewHEBR 10100 & 10200
    GermanGER 10100 & 102JapaneseJPNS 10100 & 10200
    GreekGREK 10100 & 102PortuguesePTGS 10100 & 10200
    ItalianITAL 10100 & 102LatinLATN 10100 & 10200
    RussianRUSS 10100 & 102SpanishSPAN 10100 & 10200

    Geography EAS 1XXXX -- 6   INTRO GEOG
    History HIST 1XXXX -- 6   WORLD HIST
    Mathematics MA 16500 (4)
    Further Mathematics MA 16600 (4)
    Pure Mathematics (London Exam) MA 16500 & MA 16600 (8)
    Physics PHYS 17200 (4)