Name: Advanced Placement Credit Policy
Effective Date: December 15, 2020
Next Review Date: AY2025–2026
- Minnesota State Board Policy 3.15 – Advanced Placement Credit
- MN State Statute – Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Part 1. Policy Background
This document establishes the North Hennepin Community College policy on granting credit based on student performance on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations.
Part 2. General Guidelines
Advanced Placement (AP) is a program of The College Board through which a secondary student completes college level courses that are designated as AP in high schools. A student may earn college credits by demonstrating a specified level of performance on AP examinations. The AP examinations, which are scored on a 5-point scale, can be taken by any student who feels prepared by independent study or other preparation as well as by students who complete AP courses.
Part 3. Credit for Advanced Placement
North Hennepin Community College shall grant credit for scores of 3 or higher on AP examinations according to Procedure 3.15.1 Advanced Placement Credit.
Part 4. Campus Review
|Campus Community Review Period:||October 19–November 6, 2020|
|Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Review:||November 10–24, 2020|
|AFSCME Review:||November 10–December 1, 2020|
|MAPE Review:||November 10–December 11, 2020|
|MMA Review:||November 10–December 11, 2020|
|Shared Governance Council Review:||December 11, 2020|
|Student Senate Review:||December 3, 2020|
|President Rolando Garcia Approval:||December 15, 2020|
|Campus Community Dissemination:||December 15, 2020|
- Previously part of NHCC Credit for Prior Learning Policy 3.33
- Separated from 3.33 and revised, Spring 2013
Reviewed Fall 2020, formatting changes only