Alternative Credit Project

Credit to Jump-Start your Brandman Program

The Alternative Credit Project (ACP) provides a pool of online courses that Brandman University will accept towards your degree. A national program of the American Council on Education, supported by a generous grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the ACP is designed to help adults finish what they started—a two- or four-year degree, or a post-secondary certificate.

About Brandman University

Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the WSCUC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. Brandman serves an average of 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Brandman University Accepts These Courses

Brandman will accept the following ACP courses as transfer credits towards your Brandman program:

Science

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
Biology Introduction to Biology ACPE-0005 Pearson
Introduction to Biology ACPE-0011 Straighterline
Introduction to Biology Lab ACPE-0012 Straighterline
Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology ACPE-0023 Saylor
 Microbiology  ACPE-0028  Straighterline
 Microbiology Lab  ACPE-0028  Straighterline
Chemistry General Chemistry ACPE-0034 Saylor
General Chemistry ACPE-0036 Straighterline
General Chemistry Lab ACPE-0037 Straighterline
Physics General Physics ACPE-0038 Straighterline
 General Physics Lab  ACPE-0039  Straighterline
Introduction to Physics ACPE-0043  JumpCourse
Physics: Introduction to Electromagnetism ACPE-0007 Saylor
Physics: Introduction to Mechanics  ACPE-0008  Saylor
Environmental Science  Environmental Science   ACPE-0020  Pearson
   Introduction to Environmental Science  ACPE-0027 Straighterline
Anatomy and Physiology  Anatomy and Physiology  ACPE-0089  Ed4Online
   Anatomy and Physiology  ACPE-0090  Pearson
   Anatomy and Physiology I  ACPE-0091  Straighterline
   Anatomy and Physiology I Lab  ACPE-0092 Straighterline
Anatomy and Physiology II  ACPE-0093  Straighterline
   Anatomy and Physiology II Lab ACPE-0094   Straighterline
   Introduction to Nutrition  ACPE-0116  Straighterline

Mathematical Concepts

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
Algebra  College Algebra  ACPE-0013  JumpCourse
   College Algebra  ACPE-0016  Saylor
  College Algebra   ACPE-0018  Straighterline
   College Algebra  ACPE-0033  Pearson
 Applied Mathematics  Introduction to Differential Equations  ACPE-0031  edX
   Linear Differential Equations  ACPE-0137  edX
   Nonlinear Differential Equations: Order and Chaos  ACPE-0138  edX
 Statistics  Introduction to Statistics  ACPE-0017  Saylor
   Introduction to Statistics  ACPE-0032  JumpCourse
   Statistics  ACPE-0014  Pearson
 Calculus  Calculus I  ACPE-0015  Saylor
   General Calculus I  ACPE-0040  Straighterline
   General Calculus II  ACPE-0041  Straighterline
   Pre-Calculus  ACPE-0019 Straighterline 

Critical Thinking, Writing & Communication

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
English Composition  English Composition I  ACPE-0024  Sophia
   English Composition I  ACPE-0025  Straighterline
   English Composition I  ACPE-0003  Pearson
  English Composition II   ACPE-0026  Straighterline
   English Composition II  ACPE-0004  Pearson
 Critical Thinking  Critical Thinking  ACPE-0002  Pearson
   Introduction to Literature  ACPE-0074  Pearson
 Communication  Business Communication  ACPE-0009 Straighterline 
   Corporate Communication  ACPE-0006  Saylor
   Introduction to Communications  ACPE-0010  Straighterline

Social & Behavioral Science

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
Anthropology Cultural Anthropology ACPE-0079 Straighterline
Economics Macroeconomics ACPE-0044 JumpCourse
  Macroeconomics ACPE-0047 Pearson
   Macroeconomics  ACPE-0067  Straighterline
   Macroeconomics  ACPE-0045  JumpCourse
   Macroeconomics  ACPE-0048  Pearson
  Macroeconomics   ACPE-0068  Straighterline
 Student Development  Professional and Career Development  ACPE-0051  Ed4Online
   Student Success  ACPE-0054  Pearson
   Student Success  ACPE-0064  Straighterline
 Psychology  Abnormal Psychology  ACPE-0055  Ed4Online
   Aging and Society ACPE-0058   Ed4Online
   Intro to Psychology  ACPE-0077  Ed4Online
   Introduction to Psychology  ACPE-0056  JumpCourse
   Introduction to Psychology  ACPE-0076  Straighterline
 Sociology  Introduction to Sociology  ACPE-0080  Straighterline
 Political Science  American Government  ACPE-0052  JumpCourse
   American Government  ACPE-0053  Pearson
   American Government  ACPE-0072  Straighterline
   Introduction to Comparative Politics  ACPE-0071  Saylor

Foreign Language

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
Spanish  Spanish I  ACPE-0129  Straighterline
   Spanish II  ACPE-0130  Straighterline

Technology

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
Computer Science Computer Basics  ACPE-0100  Ed4Online
 Information Systems  Introduction to Business Information Systems  ACPE-0109  Pearson
   Managing Information Systems  ACPE-0118  Ed4Online

Humanities

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
History American History I  ACPE-0049  Pearson
   American History II  ACPE-0050  Pearson
   U.S. History I  ACPE-0069  Straighterline
   U.S. History II  ACPE-0070  Straighterline
   Western Civilization I  ACPE-0083  Straighterline
   Western Civilization II  ACPE-0084  Straighterline
 Religion  Approaches to Studying Religions  ACPE-0061  Sophia
  Introduction to Religion   ACPE-0063  Straighterline
 Philosophy  Ethics  ACPE-0073  Pearson
   Introduction to Philosophy  ACPE-0062  Straighterline
 Arts  Introduction to Art History  ACPE-0105  Sophia

Business

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
 Accounting  Accounting I  ACPE-0085  Pearson
   Accounting I  ACPE-0086  Straighterline
   Accounting II  ACPE-0087  Pearson
   Accounting II  ACPE-0088  Straighterline
   Introduction to Financial Accounting  ACPE-0113  Saylor
   Managerial Accounting  ACPE-0117  Ed4Online
   Principles of Accounting 1  ACPE-0132  Ed4Online
   Principles of Accounting 2  ACPE-0133  Ed4Online
 Law & Ethics  Business Ethics  ACPE-0095  Straighterline
   Business Law  ACPE-0097  Pearson
   Business Law  ACPE-0098  Straighterline
   Business Law and Ethics  ACPE-0099  Saylor
 Human Resources  Human Resource Management  ACPE-0102  Ed4Online
   Human Resource Management  ACPE-0104  Pearson
 Management  Business Management  ACPE-0135  Ed4Online
   Principles of Management  ACPE-0122  Pearson
   Principles of Management  ACPE-0123  Saylor
   Principles of Management  ACPE-0124  Straighterline
   Project Management  ACPE-0128  Sophia
 Marketing  Principles of Marketing  ACPE-0126  Pearson
 Principles of Marketing  ACPE-0127  Saylor
   Principles of Marketing  ACPE-0134  Ed4Online
 General Business  Introduction to Business  ACPE-0106 Pearson 
   Introduction to Business  ACPE-0107  Saylor
  Introduction to Business   ACPE-0108  Straighterline
   Organizational Behavior  ACPE-0120  Pearson
   Organizational Behavior  ACPE-0121  Straighterline
 Finance  Introduction to Finance  ACPE-0112  Pearson

Brandman University Equivalency

COMMON TITLE COURSE TITLE ACPE COURSE # PROVIDER
 Intro to Financial Accounting  ACCU 201  ACPE-0112  Saylor
 Business Law and Ethics  MGTU 310  ACPE-0099  Saylor
 Principles of Management  MGTU 301  ACPE-0123  Saylor
 American Government  POSU 110  ACPE-0072  Straighterline
 Principles of Marketing  BU MKTU 301  ACPE-0127  Saylor
 Macroeconomics  BU ECNU 201  ACPE-0067  Straighterline
 Microeconomics  BU ECNU 202  ACPE-0068  Straighterline
 Intro to Psychology  PSYU 101  ACPE-0076 Straighterline 
US History I   BU HISU 101  ACPE-0069  Straighterline
 US History II  BU HISU 103  ACPE-0070  Straighterline
 Intro to Statistics  BU MATU 203  ACPE-0017  Saylor

Apply ACP Credits to These Brandman Degrees

Brandman offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its five schools in the areas of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health.  With more than 35 program concentrations such as Marketing, Organizational Leadership, Human Resources, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Social Work and more, Brandman is sure to have a program that suits your interests. Most programs can be completed entirely online or at a local campus near you.

Brandman University Admission Overview

Brandman makes applying for admission as a transfer student easy, whether you are transferring from one of our partner community colleges, another university, or using your ACP courses.  Visit our Admissions page for detailed information on how to apply or call an Enrollment Coach at (800) 746-0082.

IMPORTANT: You may request your ACP transcript directly from the American Council on Education (ACE).

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