Get the Credit You Deserve

As you get ready to join our community, you’ll need to know how your credits will transfer to Multnomah. Whether you have an associate of arts or only a few credits, our Admissions team will help you navigate the process. You can use the database below to examine whether or not your credits will transfer.

Please reach out to the Admissions team at (503) 251-6485 or admissions@multnomah.edu with any questions.

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Resources and Information

Here at Multnomah University, we provide many resources for our students. As a transfer student, the following resources are available to help you transfer with ease for you to continue to pursue your passions and degree completion.

There is no limit to the number of courses from Advanced Placement that a Multnomah student can apply to their degree. The amount of credit granted differs depending on the test taken and the score earned.

Subject Score Credit Hrs

 

Composition and Literature

Language and Composition 3 6
Literature and Composition 3 6

 

Foreign Languages

French Language 3 8
4 16
French Literature 3 6
German Language 3 8
4 16
Latin: Vergil 3 8
Latin Literature 3 6
Spanish Language 3 6
4 16
Spanish Literature 3 6
Italian Language and Culture 3 6
Japanese Language and Culture 3 6

 

History and Social Sciences

Government and Politics Comparative 3 3
Government and Politics United States 3 3
World History 3 6
United States History 3 6
European History 3 6
Economics: Macro 3 3
Economics: Micro 3 3
Human Geography 3 3
Psychology 3 3

 

Science and Mathematics

Biology 3 8
Calculus AB 3 3
Calculus BC 3 6
Chemistry 3 8
Computer Science A 3 3
Computer Science AB 3 6
Environmental Science 3 4
Physics B 3 6
Physics C: Mechanics 3 4
Physics C: Elect and Magnetism 3 4
Statistics 3 3

 

Humanities

Art History 3 6
Music Theory 3 6
Studio Art: Drawing 3 6

 

Download articulation agreements that have been formalized between MU and other schools.

An articulation agreement is formal documentation between two institutions to facilitate the transfer of credits. Multnomah University has articulation agreements with the following institutions:

Please note, this list does not list all schools with credits that can be transferred to Multnomah. Articulation agreements are generally not needed between institutions that are regionally or ABHE accredited.

The CLEP program allows students to earn college credits by taking tests on various subjects. The CLEP test (College Level Examination Program) uses subject tests as a means for students to earn credits toward their degree.

Mt. Hood Community College offers CLEP testing services, which MU students may apply to their credits. If you take a CLEP exam at an off-site location, you will need to use Multnomah University’s code: 4496. Find a testing center.

Study Guides
Available at collegeboard.comrea.comInstant CertBarnes & Noble, or other bookstores in the Education section.

CLEP Courses
Modern States offer CLEP courses.

CLEP Policy
MU students may earn up to 30 semester credit hours through CLEP by achieving the minimum credit-granting score. The following policies apply:

  • CLEP exams can be taken at any time. However, students planning to use CLEP exams to fulfill degree requirements are encouraged to do so early in their academic plan.
  • CLEP exams do not count toward Multnomah University’s residency requirement.
  • Credit will not be granted for any exams that duplicate a course successfully taken at Multnomah University or transferred in from another institution.

 

Subject Score Credit Hrs

 

Composition and Literature

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 3
American Literature 50 3
English Literature 50 3
College Composition 50 6
Humanities (Can count toward Fine Arts requirement) 50 3

 

Foreign Languages

French

Language

50

59

6

9

German

Language

50

60

6

9

Spanish

Language

50

63

6

9

Spanish

with Writing

50

65

6

12

 

History and Social Sciences

American Government 50 3
History of the United States I 50 3
History of the United States II 50 3
Introductory Psychology 50 3
Human Growth and Development 50 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3
Introductory Sociology 50 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3
Social Sciences and History 50 6
Western Civilization I 50 3
Western Civilization II 50 3

 

Science and Mathematics

College Algebra 50 3
Biology 50 6
Calculus 50 4
Chemistry 50 6
College Mathematics 50 6
Natural Sciences 50 6
Pre-calculus 50 3

 

Business

Financial Accounting 50 3
Introductory Business Law 50 3
Information Systems and Computer App 50 3
Principles of Marketing 50 3
Principles of Management 50 3

 

Students may take courses at other institutions and transfer the credits to Multnomah.  For students planning to complete an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree (or equivalent) prior to transferring, it is recommended that you follow the advice of the academic advisor at your current college. Multnomah University accepts the AAOT (and equivalent from other states) as satisfying the freshman and sophomore general education requirements.

If you are not planning to complete an Associate of Arts prior to transfer, you may find transfer information for specific schools in Self-Service under Transfer Evaluation.

For an evaluation of the credit you have already completed,
contact Admissions at (503) 251-6485 or admissions@multnomah.edu.

Credit will be awarded to students who complete the IB examinations at the Higher Level with a score of 5 or better. No credits will be granted for subsidiary exams.

PLEASE NOTE: A total of 30 semester hours can be applied to your degree through the Advanced Placement Program.

Bold credits represent credit awarded in the past.

Subject Score (higher level) Credit Hrs

 

Humanities

Philosophy 5 3 (PHL102)

 

Language

English A1 5 3 (ENG103)

6 (LIT100)

Language A2 5 8
Language B 5 8

 

Mathematics

Math (higher level) 5 6

 

Social Science

History – Americas 5 6 (HST201)
History – Europe 5 3
History – Africa 5 3
History – West & South Asia 5 3
Economics 5 6
Psychology 5 6
Social & Cultural Anthropology 5 3
Geography 5 6

 

Science

Chemistry 5 6
Biology 5 6
Physics 5 6

 

Students may enroll concurrently at another college with the prior consent of the Registrar. Complete the appropriate Concurrent Studies form showing that the class is required for your program, and return it to the Office of the Registrar. Securing consent allows the Registrar to confirm the need for taking the course and to relate possible deadlines for meeting graduation requirements.

Transfer students must complete a minimum of thirty-two semester hours at Multnomah University. They must also complete a minimum of 15 hours in their major at Multnomah University.

Community College Transfer Database

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