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College of Arts and Sciences

2020-2021 Credit and Placement for Students in A&S

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Please reference the Courses of Study for a comprehensive list of Advanced Placement sources and credit awarded by Cornell University.

The tables below summarize English exam credit and placement, that are specific to the College of Arts & Sciences.

CEEB'S AP EXAMS

Subject Score AP Credit Placement Information
English literature and composition OR
English language and composition
5 3 credits Placement out of one first-year writing seminar.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher-Level Examinations are awarded advanced standing and credit on receipt of the examination results from the I.B. Office.

Subject Marks Credit
English Literature A 7 3 credits and placement out of one first-year writing seminar.
English Language and Literature A 7 3 credits and placement out of one first-year writing seminar.

 

GCE A-LEVEL EXAMS

General Certificate of Education Advanced ("A") Level Examinations are awarded advanced standing and credit. Students must present the original or a certified copy of their examination certificate to receive credit.

Subject Grade Credits
English Literature  A*, A  3 credits and placement out of one first-year writing seminar.

 

CAMBRIDGE PRE-U EXAMS

Cambridge Pre-University Examinations are considered equivalent to A-level examinations and awarded advanced standing and credit. Students must present the original or a certified copy of their examination certificate to receive credit. 

Subject Grade Credits Placement
English D1, D2, D3 3 credits Placement out of one first-year writing seminar

FOR SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, SEE the COURSEs OF STUDY