Credit Award Program
Students, you can be awarded college credit for past experience or education. It must be equivalent to courses offered at Grayson College and applicable to your educational goals.
Credit may be awarded by the following methods:
Students seeking credit award for other tests should check with the Admissions and Records Office.
- CLEP (CLEP Brochure)
- TECH PREP
- ADVANCED PLACMENT EXAM
- MILITARY TRAINING
- DEPARTMENTAL EXAM
- INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
- ADVANCED TECHNICAL
- CLOCK HOUR CONVERSION
More about credit award
- No credit for courses from enrollment at GC or other institution.
- Maximum of 24 credit hours may be earned.
- Accomplished on a course by course basis.
- A grade of “P” (no grade points) will be given for the courses earned.
- No fee charged for any credit award transactions.
- May count toward hours needed for graduation at GC. (Other institutions set its own policy to accept the credit awarded. Transferred credit awarded at other institutions must meet GC credit award requirements for the credit to be posted at GC.)
- International students may not apply credit award towards the 12-hour enrollment requirement set by the Department of Homeland Security.
International Baccalaureate Diploma for Credit Award
- An international program of courses and exams offered at the high school level.
- Texas institutions of higher education must award 24 hours of course specific college credit in subject--appropriate areas on all IB exams with scores of 4 or above as long as the incoming freshmen have earned an IB diploma. Credit does not have to be awarded on scores of 3 or less on any IB exams, so may not receive 24 hours of college credit, even with an IB diploma.
- With an IB transcript for credit evaluation, consider the total number of qualifying credits to be awarded. Additional hours above the required amount to graduate may have an adverse impact on financial aid or other grant programs.
- No Texas public university or college shall be required to accept in transfer or toward a degree program more than sixty-six (66) semester credit hours of lower division academic credit.