LCI Open House Event on Thursday February 2nd
The Louisiana Culinary Institute offers transfer credits for students who qualify.
The Louisiana Culinary Institute (LCI) accepts the following items eligible for transfer credits within the LCI program. Please note that all determinations are made by either the Dean of Education or the Compliance Officer after submission of official documentation to the Admissions Office.
1. Earned Credits from Accredited Institutions and the United States Armed Forces
Upon submission of an Official Transcript from an Accredited Institution or the United States Armed Forces, LCI will examine a student’s transcripts for passed courses which are directly related to the courses in which transfer credit is being applied. Grades received in the course as well as the course description are examined when making a transfer credit determination.
2. Advanced-Placement (AP) Program of the College Board
AP exams are administered by the College Board each May to students who have participated in the AP program. LCI awards credit based on AP exam scores in the following courses:
||Minimum Score||Courses Credited
|English Language & Composition||3||ENG 101|
|English Language & Composition||4||ENG 101 and ENG 201|
|English Language & Composition||5||ENG 101, 201 and 301|
|Mathematics: Calculus AB OR BC||3||MAT 101|
For information on the AP Program, contact the following: AP Program, The College Board, 45 Columbia Ave., New York, NY 10023.
3. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Subject Examinations
LCI is an open CLEP Testing Center that administers CLEP tests to both LCI and NON-LCI students. Students planning to take a CLEP test should first register and pay for the test on the CLEP website at www.collegeboard.com/CLEP and then schedule a testing date and time with LCI administration. LCI charges a small $5 site administration fee on the day of testing.
Students who receive at least the following minimal score on the CLEP Subject Examinations can receive LCI course credit. LCI’s CLEP code is 4349. LCI awards credit for the following scores:
|CLEP Examination||Required Score||Credits Granted||Equivalent Course|
|American Literature||50||7||ENG 101, 201 and 401|
|Analyzing and Interpreting Literature||50||7||ENG 101, 201 and 401|
|College Algebra||50||3||MAT 101|
|College Mathematics||50||3||MAT 101|
|College Composition Modular||50||3||ENG 101|
|College Composition Modular with Optional Essay||58||5||ENG 101 and 201|
|College Composition||50||5||ENG 101 and 201|
|English Literature||50||7||ENG 101, 201 and 401|
|Financial Accounting||50||2||HCM 305|
|Information Systems||50||1||HCM 102|
|Introduction to Psychology||50||3||PSY 201|
|Principals of Management||50||2||HCM 304|
For more information about CLEP Subject Examinations, please visit www.collegeboard.com/CLEP.
4. ACT or SAT Scores
A student’s ACT or SAT score can also provide for LCI credit awarded in Math and English. LCI’s ACT Code is 6981. LCI awards credit using the following ACT or SAT Scores:
|MATH 101 (MAT 101) CREDIT (either ACT or SAT)|
|ACT SCORES ACT Math Score25 or higher||SAT SCORES SAT Quantitative Score570 or higher|
|ENGLISH 101 (ENG 101) CREDIT (either ACT or SAT)|
|ACT SCORES ACT English Score26 or higherACT English Score + Composite*53 or higher||SAT SCORES SAT Critical Reading Score590 or higher|
|*For example, if you have an English ACT Score of 26 and a composite ACT score of 27, you will be credited with English 101.|
|ENGLISH 101 AND 201 (ENG 101 and 201) CREDIT (either ACT or SAT)|
|ACT SCORES ACT English Score32 or higherACT English Score + Composite*65 or higher||SAT SCORES SAT Critical Reading Score720 or higher|
|*For example, if you have an English ACT Score of 32 and a composite ACT score of 33, you will be credited with English 101 and 201.|