Transfer Credit Equivalencies

Transfer Equivalencies Tool

Use the transfer equivalencies tool to see how courses taken at other institutions transfer to UNC Asheville. 

Note: This system reflects previously approved course equivalents at UNC Asheville. If you do not see a specific institution or course listed, please contact the Transfer Evaluator in the Registrar's office to determine possible equivalencies.

AP (Advanced Placement) Credit

International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit

IB Examinations with UNC Asheville Equivalencies

UNC Asheville academic credit and course waivers will be granted to enrolled students who have obtained the required scores on the Higher-Level IB exams listed below. No academic credit will be awarded for Subsidiary-Level IB exams, and only those Higher-Level IB exams listed below are eligible for academic credit and/or course waiver. Official IB transcripts will be evaluated by the Office of the Registrar in consultation with department chairs. IB credit accepted at other post-secondary institutions is not automatically transferred to UNC Asheville but is reviewed in accordance with the schedule that follows.

IB Exam

Grade

Credit Hours

Course Waiver(s)

Biology 6, 7 4 BIOL 125 and 126
Chemistry 5
6, 7
3
4
CHEM 132
CHEM 233
Computing Studies 5, 6, 7 3 CSCI 107
Economics 5, 6, 7 3 ECON 101
English 6, 7 4 LANG 120
French A/B 4
5, 6, 7
4
4
FREN 110
FREN 120
Geography 5, 6, 7 3 EDUC 130
German 4
5, 6, 7
4
4
GERM 110
GERM 120
History Americas 5, 6, 7 4 HIST 101, 102
History Europe 5, 6, 7 4 HIST 151, 152
Latin 4, 5
6, 7
4
8
CLAS 101
CLAS 101, 102
Math 5, 6, 7 4 MATH 191
Music 5, 6, 7 3 Individually evaluated
Philosophy 5, 6, 7 4 PHIL 100
Physics 5
6, 7
8
8
PHYS 131 and 231
PHYS 221 and 222
Psychology 4, 5, 6, 7 4 PSYC 100
Social Anthopology 5, 6, 7 4 ANTH 100
Spanish A/B 4
5, 6, 7
4
4
SPAN 110
SPAN 130

British A Level Exams

The awarding of transfer credit for coursework or exams from overseas universities and schools, such as British A Level Exams, is determined by the appropriate department chair.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP Examinations with UNC Asheville Equivalencies

Passage of CLEP exams is defined as scoring at the 50th percentile or above, which requires a score of 500 or better.  A total of 3 semester hours of credit is awarded for each of the exams below with the required score. A combined total of no more than 30 semester hours of credit for CLEP and PEP exams may be accepted by UNC Asheville. 

Note: Current students wishing to take one or more CLEP exams must obtain prior approval from the Office of the Registrar by submitting a Visiting Permission form. Students who have earned 90 or more semester hours, or if the hours earned from the CLEP exam(s) will cause the student to exceed 90 hours, must consult with the Office of the Registrar to request special permission.

CLEP Examinations UNCA Equivalency (w/required score)
Note: Equivalencies are subject to change without notice.
Accounting, Financial ACCT 215
American Government Individually evaluated by department
American Literature LIT 324
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature LIT 240
Biology BIOL 125
Business Law, Introductory MGMT Elective
Calculus MATH 191
Chemistry CHEM Elective
Composition, College LANG 120
Composition Modular, College LANG 120
Educational Psychology, Intro to PSYC 319
English Literature LIT Elective
French Language (Levels 1 and 2) Second Language Requirement
German Language (Levels 1 and 2) Second Language Requirement
History of the U.S. I:Early Colonization to 1877 HIST 101
History of the U.S. II:1865 to Present HIST 102
Human Growth and Development PSYC 214
Information Systems and Computer Applications MGMT Elective
Macroeconomics, Principles of ECON 101
Management, Principles of MGMT Elective
Marketing, Principles of MGMT 250
Microeconomics, Principles of ECON 102
Natural Sciences General Elective
Precalculus MATH 167
Psychology, Introductory PSYC 100
Social Sciences and History General Elective
Sociology, Introductory SOC 100
Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2) Second Language Requirement
Western Civilization I:Ancient Near East to 1648 HUM 124 or HIST Elective
Western Civilization II:1648 to Present HUM 214 or HIST Elective