2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Cambridge A-Levels

Incoming students may earn credit from the Cambridge A-Level examinations. Cambridge A-Levels are internationally bench marked qualifications providing excellent preparation for university education. They are taken in over 125 countries and offer a wide variety of different subjects. Cambridge International A-Level qualifications are widely recognized and valued by universities and employers alike. CU Denver does not recognize AS-Levels currently. The acceptable A-Level examinations and credit awards are outlined in the chart linked below. Original, official A-Level score reports must be submitted to International Admissions for credit award consideration.

This chart represents credit awarded for exams taken during the 2021-2022 catalog year. For exams taken in prior or future catalog years, consult those academic catalogs for exam equivalency information.
 

A-Level Exams

This chart represents academic credit that may be awarded to new freshmen or to new transfer students seeking initial academic credit through the A-Level examination program. To receive academic credit, students must present official A-Level scores sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

Credit awarded and course equivalency information in this table applies only to degree programs, including bioengineering, at the University of Colorado Denver. Students seeking academic credit or a waiver of admission requirements for degree programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus need to contact the program directly.

Academic credit is limited to either A-Level credit or CU Denver course credit when students elect to register and successfully complete courses identified in this table as equivalent or content substitution.

Subject Area: Arts

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Design and Textiles A-E Grade 3 FINE 1999AE (3 credtis) 1 Arts
Art and Design A-E Grade 3 FINE 1001 Arts

Subject Area: Biology

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Biology A-E Grade 8 BIOL 2010, BIOL 2011, BIOL 2020, BIOL 2021 Biological and Physical with Lab
Marine Science A-E Grade 3 BIOL 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Biological and Physical with Non-Lab

Subject Area: Business

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Information Technology A-E Grade 3 ISMG 1999AE (3 credits) 1
Business Studies A-E Grade 3 BUSN 1999AE (3 credits) 1
Business A-E Grade 3 BUSN 1999AE (3 credits) 1
Accounting A-E Grade 3 ACCT 1999AE (3 credits) 1

Subject Area: Chemistry

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Chemistry A-E Grade 9 CHEM 2031, CHEM 2038, CHEM 2061, CHEM 2068 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab

Subject Area: Classic Studies

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Classical Studies A-E Grade 3 HUMN 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Humanities

Subject Area: Economics

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Economics A-E Grade 6 ECON 2012, ECON 2022 Social Sciences

Subject Area: English

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
English Literature A-E Grade 3 ENGL 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Humanities
English Language AS and A Level A-E Grade 3 ENGL 1010

Subject Area: Geography

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Geography A-E Grade 3 GEOG 1302 Social Sciences

Subject Area: History

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
History A-E Grade 3 HIST 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Social Sciences

Subject Area: International Studies

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Global Perspectives and Research A-E Grade 3 INTS 1999AE (3 credtis) 1 Social Sciences, International Perspectives

Subject Area: Languages

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Afrikaans (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Arabic (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 ARAB 1020
Chinese (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 CHIN 1020
French (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 FREN 1020
German (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 GRMN 1020
Hindi (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Marathi (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Portguese (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Spanish (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 SPAN 1020
Tamil (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Telugu (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Urdu (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1
Urdu Pakistan (A Level Only) A-E Grade 5 MLNG 1999AE (5 credits) 1

Subject Area: Mathematics

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Mathematics Further A-E Grade 3 MATH 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Mathematics
Mathematics A-E Grade 4 MATH 1130 Mathematics

Subject Area: Music

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Music A-E Grade 3 PMUS 1001 Arts

Subject Area: Physics

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Physics A-E Grade 10 PHYS 2010, PHYS 2020, PHYS 2321, PHYS 2341 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab

Subject Area: Psychology

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Psychology (9698) A-E Grade 3 PSYC 1000 or PSYC 1005 Behavioral Sciences
Psychology (9990) A-E Grade 3 PSYC 1000 or PSYC 1005 Behavioral Sciences

Subject Area: Religious Studies

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Divinity A-E Grade 3 RLST 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Humanities
islamic Studies A-E Grade 3 RLST 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Humanities
Hinduism A-E Grade 3 RLST 1999AE (3 credits) 1 Humanities

Subject Area: Sociology

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Sociology A-E Grade 3 SOCY 1001 Social Sciences

Subject Area: Technology

Examination Title Score Required Credit Hours Awarded CUDenver Equivalent Course(s) or Content Substitution CUDenver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Category
Design and Technology A-E Grade 3 XDEN 1999AE (3 credits) 1
Applied Info and Comm Technology A-E Grade 3 ISMG 1999AE (3 credits) 1
Computer Science A-E Grade 3 CSCI 1999AE (3 credits) 1

Notes

Send Official Score Reports To:
CU Denver Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364