College Credit For First-Year Students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT CREDIT
Moore College of Art & Design may award a maximum of six credits towards Creative & Critical Studies electives for any CEEB Advanced Placement Examination with a score of four (4) or better in subjects including: Art History, History, English, Science, Math, etc.
Students who place out of WRIT101 and/or WRIT102 may use AP test scores of four (4) or higher on English Comp or English Lit exams to replace the credits from the Moore First-Year Writing Courses. This credit can be additional to the six credits in Creative & Critical Studies electives.
Additional AP credit will not be transferred into Creative & Critical Studies requirements, but may be considered in determining placement into required courses.
Students who place into the Accelerated Foundation Drawing program may use AP studio work with a score of four (4) or better in their foundation requirements, to replace FN111: Foundation Drawing 1.
- A maximum of six (6) credits from AP studio work with a score of four (4) or better may be transferred into the College as studio electives.
- A maximum of six (6) credits from additional AP exams with a score of four (4) or better may be transferred into the College as open electives.
An official report of scores must be submitted to Moore directly from the College Board, Advanced Placement Program, Princeton, NJ. Students are notified of AP credits awarded prior to registration. Students who do not secure AP scores and have them reviewed prior to matriculation may not be eligible to transfer them in.
Additional Credit Opportunities
Accelerated Drawing is an advanced level foundation class. Candidates for the course are identified during the admissions process to the college. Once accepted into the program students take this course in place of Foundation Drawing 1, FN111. Students who take this course are waived from Foundation Drawing 2, FN114 and must replace the 3 credits with an approved transfer course, AP studio credit or another studio course offered at Moore.
Moore College of Art & Design may award a maximum of 3.0 studio elective International Baccalaureate (IB) credits and a maximum of 9.0 liberal arts IB credits. Regarding studio credits, the College may award 3.0 credits if a student receives a score of 7 on the Standard Level examination, or 3.0 credits for a score of 4 or better on the Higher Level examination. Regarding liberal arts credits, the College may award 3.0 credits per applicable exam if a student receives a score of 4 or better on a Higher Level examination. No Standard Level examinations will be considered for liberal arts transfer.
The CE credits earned by students in the Summer Art & Design Institute are accepted into the BFA program as 3 elective BFA credits. Students that have satisfactorily completed this program must see the Academic Advisor to have credits earned transferred into their BFA program.