Advanced Placement

The College Entrance Examination Board Advanced Placement Program allows high school students to earn college credit for high school work.  Students usually take a high school honors course to prepare for the national Advanced Placement (AP) Exam. Advanced Placement exams are offered in a number of academic disciplines. Credit for these exams is granted under the following conditions:

  • A maximum of 12 AP credits may be earned in a specific subject area.
  • A maximum of 24 AP credits may be applied toward a TVCC certificate.
  • A maximum of 45 AP credits may be applied toward a TVCC degree.
  • AP credit is awarded as recommended by the American Council of Education (ACE) guidelines.
  • AP credit is not graded and will not affect the GPA.
  • A student must earn credit at TVCC before AP credit will be awarded.

Exams accepted by TVCC.

For additional information, contact the Registrar's office at (541) 881-5805