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1.In addition to the courses in §2321(A), these students may receive Carnegie credit in other elective courses.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:7; R.S. 17:24.4.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 31:1293 (June 2005), amended LR 33:430 (March 2007), LR 33:2601 (December 2007), LR 34:609 (April 2008), LR 34:2031 (October 2008).

§2325.Advanced Placement and Military Service Credit

A.High school credit shall be granted to a student successfully completing an advanced placement course or a course designated as advanced placement, regardless of his test score on the examination provided by the College Board.

1.Procedures established by the College Board must be followed.
2.Courses listed in the program of studies may be designated as advanced placement courses on the student's transcript by following procedures established by the DOE.
a.The chart below lists the College Board AP course titles and the corresponding Louisiana course titles to be used for these AP courses.

College Board AP Course Title(s)

Louisiana Course Title

Art History

AP Art History


Biology II

Calculus AB


Calculus BC

AP Calculus BC


Chemistry II

Computer Science A

AP Computer Science A

Computer Science AB

AP Computer Science AB

Economics: Macro


Economics: Micro

AP Economics: Micro

English Language and Composition

English III

English Literature and Composition

English IV

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

European History

European History

French Language

French IV

French Literature

French V

German Language

German IV

Government and Politics: Comparative

AP Government and Politics: Comparative

Government and Politics: United States

AP Government and Politics: United States

Human Geography

World Geography

Latin Literature

Latin V

Latin: Vergil

Latin IV

Music Theory

Music Theory II

Physics B


Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

Physics C: Mechanics

AP Physics C: Mechanics



Spanish Language

Spanish IV

Spanish Literature

Spanish V


Probability and Statistics

Studio Art: 2-D Design

Art IV

Studio Art: 3-D Design

AP Studio Art 3-D Design

Studio Art: Drawing


U.S. History

American History

World History

World History

B.Two units of elective credit toward high school graduation shall be awarded to any member of the United States Armed Forces, their reserve components, the National

Guard, or any honorably discharged veteran who has completed his/her basic training, upon presentation of a military record attesting to such completion.

AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:7.

HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 31:1294 (June 2005), amended LR 34:2032 (October 2008).

Amy B. Westbrook, Ph.D.

Executive Director



Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Bulletin 741―Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators―PreGED/Skills Option Program (LAC 28:CXV.2907)

In accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted revisions to Bulletin 741Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators: §2907. PreGED/Skills Option Program. The Rule will add new policy to existing policy for the PreGED/Skills Options program. The changes will establish two pathways of study for the PreGED/Skills Option Program: 1) A PreGED pathway for students reading below the seventh grade level, who will be working toward a locally developed skills certificate or industry-based skills certificate; and 2) a GED pathway for students reading at or above the seventh grade level and working toward attainment of an Industry-based certification. The pathways will include a scripted curriculum, a job shadowing/mentoring component, and the inclusion of WorkKeys assessment for the GED pathway students. These requested actions are the result of the review and analysis of the PreGED/Skills Option Program and a report of the PreGED/Skills Options Task Force charged to bring forth recommendations to improve the program.

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Part CXV.  Bulletin 741―Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators

Chapter 29.Alternative Schools and Programs

§2907.PreGED/Skills Option Program

A.A school system shall implement the PreGED/Skills Option Program and shall obtain approval from the DOE at least 60 days prior to the establishment of the program.

NOTE:Refer to High Stakes Testing Policy in Bulletin 1566―Guidelines for Pupil Progression Plans.

B.A program application describing the PreGED/Skills Option Program shall be submitted and shall address the following program requirements.

1.Students who shall be 16 years of age or older or who shall turn 16 years of age during the year they are to enroll into the program and meet one or more of the following criteria:
a.shall have failed LEAP 21 English language arts and/or math eighth grade test for one or two years;
b.shall have failed English language arts, math, science and/or social studies portion of the GEE 21;

Louisiana Register   Vol. 34, No. 10   October 20, 2008

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