How Can Transfer Credit and Credit by Exam Affect Your Major?


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A person's course of study in college is his or her:

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1. Credits earned at a school other than the one where a person will graduate are _____.

2. Credits earned by taking a test instead of a class are called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help assess your understanding of choosing a course of study in college and the process of earning credits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review the following with this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Term for a student's chosen course of study
  • Vocabulary used for college credits
  • Examples of credits earned through tests
  • Limitations on transfer credits

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding transferring credits
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about choosing a specific course of study
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding credit transfers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Since there are many ways to earn college credits, the lesson, How Can Transfer Credit and Credit by Exam Affect Your Major, will dive into specifics on the transferability and limitations of those credits. It was also help you:

  • Identify the process of transferring credits
  • Determine various tests that can earn college credit, including the AP exam and the College Level Examination Program exam
  • Learn about the limits on transfer credits by reviewing an example