Advanced Placement Exams

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


BIOL1004 Biology for Non-Majors

Calculus AB

MATH2405 Calculus I

Calculus BC

MATH2505 Calculus II


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


ECON2103 Principles of Macroeconomics


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


PSYC1103 General Psychology

Spanish Language and Culture

SPAN2013 Spanish III


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.