Seark College

Credit Policy for Advanced Placement (AP) Program


The Advanced Placement (AP) Program of the College Entrance Examination Board gives students the opportunity to pursue college-level studies while still in high school and to receive advanced placement and/or credit upon entering college. Southeast Arkansas College agrees to award credit for performance on the Advanced Placement of the College Entrance Examination Board using guidelines set forth by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.


  • Official examination scores must be sent to the Registrar's Office for evaluation.
  • Institutional credit will be awarded and documented on the student's SEARK College transcript for AP scores of 3 or higher if the corresponding courses are offered by SEARK College.  In order to maintain consistency and high academic standards in the state, no course credit may be awarded for an AP exam score below a three (3).
  • Advanced Placement ACTS Courses. The following table maps AP exams to corresponding ACTS courses. AP exams without a corresponding ACTS course listed below should be awarded at the discretion of the institution.


AP Exam ACTS Course
Art History ARTA1003 Art Appreciation
Biology BIOL1004 Biology for Non-Majors
Calculus AB MATH2405 Calculus I
Calculus BC MATH2505 Calculus II
Chemistry CHEM1004 Chemistry for General Education
Computer Science A CPSI1003 Introduction to Computers
Computer Science Principles CPSI1003 Introduction to Computers
English Language and Composition ENG1013 Composition I
European History HIST1213 Western Civilization I or
HIST1223 Western Civilization II
French Language and Culture FREN2013 French III
German Language and Culture GERM2013 German III
Human Geography GEOG1113 Human Geography
Macroeconomics ECON2103 Principles of Macroeconomics
Microeconomics ECON2203 Principles of Microeconomics
Music Theory MUSC1003 Music Appreciation
Physics 1 PHYS2014 Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics I
Physics 2 PHYS2024 Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics II
Psychology PSYC1103 General Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture SPAN2013 Spanish III
Statistics MATH2103 Introduction to Statistics
United States Government and Politics PLSC2003 American National Government
United States History HIST2113 United Staes History I or
HIST2123 United Staes History II
World History HIST1113 World Civilizations I or
HIST1123 World Civilizations II


Please visit the Arkansas Department of Higher Education for the complete Advanced Placement (AP) Policy


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