International

International Advance Course Transfer Credit at PLU

PLU grants entering International students transfer credit for Cambridge International Examinations, the Global Assessment Certificate Program, the International Baccalaureate program, and Scandinavia Upper Secondary School completion.

Cambridge International Examinations (A-level exams)

A maximum of 30 semester hours may be granted for completion of Cambridge International Examinations. Students must earn a passing grade (C or better) to earn credit. No credit will be awarded for AS-Level or O-Level exams.

Global Assessment Certificate Program (GAC)

A maximum of 30 semester hours may be granted for completion of ACT Education Solutions, Global Assessment Certificate program courses. Only certain courses are eligible for course credit based on faculty assessment. Students must earn a GAC grade point average of 2.60 (equivalent to a B-) or better. This GPA is separate from the GPA required for admission purposes.

*See below for a list of GAC transferable credits.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

A maximum of 30 semester hours may be granted for completion of the IB Diploma. A maximum of four semester hours per course may be granted for courses identified on an IB Certificate if a score of 4 or higher is awarded.

Scandinavia Upper Secondary School Completion

A maximum of 32 semester hours may be granted for completion of standard upper secondary school diploma (such as Vitnemål) in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

GAC Transferable Credits

GAC Course Number;SortableCourse NameTransfer Policy;Sortable
GAC 001Academic English INot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 002Academic English INot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 003Study SkillsNot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 004Mathematics INot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 005Computing I3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 007Academic English IINot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 008Academic English IINot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 010Mathematics II3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 011Computing II3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 012Business II3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 013Science IINot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 014Academic English IIINot transferable per PLU
GAC 015Academic English IIINot transferable per PLU
GAC 016Mathematics III3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 017Computing III - Digital CommunicationNot transferable per PLU
GAC 019IELTS Preparation SkillsNot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 022Business III3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 023Science III3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 024Discrete MathematicsNot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 025TOEFL Preparation SkillsNot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 026ACT Preparation SkillsNot transferable per ACE or PLU
GAC 027Social Science II3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)
GAC 028Social Science III3 semester hours credit (Department will decide if a specific course equivalency)