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Fall 2021 Return to Campus Information
COVID-19 Communication

AP and Dual Composition and Speech Credit

Advanced Placement

Students who have taken high school- or university-level courses and who score a 3, 4 or 5 on the University Entrance Examination Board (UEEB) Advanced Placement Test in a particular course may apply for credit at Clarke University. Credit will be awarded based on American Council on Education recommendations.

Dual Credit

Composition and Speech Courses

  • Students transferring in 6 dual credits in English Composition are placed in GNED 123. Those students who have an additional 3 dual credits in speech are exempt from the Cornerstone requirement.
  • First-year students with 3 dual credits in English and Composition will be placed in courses according to their writing assessment score. Students will a score of 1 will be placed in GNED 010, Writing and Skills Lab, GNED 110, Cornerstone I, and GNED 111, Cornerstone II. Students with a score of 2 are placed in GNED 110 and GNED 111. Students with a score of 3 or 4 are placed in GNED 111.
  • Placement for first-year students with 3 dual credits in English Composition and 3 dual credits in speech will be based on their writing assessment score. Those students with a score of 1 or 2 will be placed in GNED 111. Students with a score of 3 or 4 are exempt from additional Cornerstone courses.
  • Students with 3 dual credits in speech, and no English Composition, will be placed in GNED 111 regardless of their writing assessment score.