Hong Kong A-level

Hong Kong Advanced Level examinations administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority are well-established and internationally recognized. Hong Kong A-level examinations indicate a level of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing. Credit for Hong Kong A-level examinations is awarded if certain requirements are met. Hong Kong A-level credit awarded by another college or university is not transferable without proper documentation. Official Hong Kong A-level scores must be submitted to the office of admission. Credit is awarded on a selective basis. Transfer credit from all sources may not exceed 90 quarter hours.

A-level subject

 

Minimum grade

 

Credit awarded

Business Studies

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives
 

Chinese History

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

Chinese Literature

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

Computer Studies

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

Economics

 

C

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective and free elective

Geography

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives unless student transfers in a math course for the mathematics requirement or has an SAT math score of at least 560 or ACT math score of at least 24. In that case, may use as a natural sciences requirement and general education elective and free elective.

Government and Public Affairs

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

History

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

Literature in English

 

C

 

English elective, general education elective and free elective

Principles of Accounting

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives

Psychology

 

C

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective and free elective

Visual Arts

 

C

 

DRAW 100 Drawing I (with portfolio review), DSGN 100 2-D Design, and DSGN 101 Color Theory or studio elective.

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

 

 

Applied Mathematics

 

C

 

MATH 201 Applied Mathematics, and general education elective and free elective

Pure Mathematics

 

C

 

MATH 101 Basic Mathematics, and general education elective and free elective

 

 

 

 

 

Sciences

 

 

 

 

Biology

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives unless student transfers in a math course for the mathematics requirement or has an SAT math score of at least 560 or ACT math score of at least 24. In that case, may use as a natural sciences requirement and general education elective and free elective.

Chemistry

 

C

 

General education elective and two free electives unless student transfers in a math course for the mathematics requirement or has an SAT math score of at least 560 or ACT math score of at least 24. In that case, may use as a natural sciences requirement and general education elective and free elective.

Physics

 

C

 

PHYS 201 Physics for Architecture, and general education elective and free elective unless student transfers in a math course for the mathematics requirement or has an SAT math score of at least 560 or ACT math score of at least 24. In that case, may use as a natural sciences requirement and general education elective and free elective.