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Kevin Klein, Chairman
The mission of the Department of History and Social Science is to:
The Department of History and Social Science grants credit for AP and CLEP examination scores as per the following schedule. If you need further information on these programs, please contact us.
Advanced Placement Credit
|AP Course||AP Examination Score||Harding Course||Credit Hours|
|European History||3||Hist 110 or 111||3|
|Government & Politics||3||Pols 205||3|
|U.S. History||3||Hist 101 or 102||3|
|U.S. History||4||Hist 101 and 102||6|
CLEP Subject Examinations
|Subject Examination||Cut Score||College Course||Credit Earned|
|American Government||65||Pols 205||3|
|History of U.S. I||59||Hist 101||3|
|History of U.S. II||59||Hist 102||3|
|Western Civilization I||57||Hist 110||3|
|Western Civilization II||57||Hist 111||3|