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Global Assessment Certificate Program

GAC logoThe UNA Office of International Affairs is pleased to accept the Global Assessment Certificate Program (GAC) from ACT Education Solutions. GAC students entering UNA as international transfer students must meet the requirements listed below. GAC students entering UNA as international transfer students must meet the following requirements:

 1.  English Proficiency

  • iBT TOEFL 61 or IELTS 5.5 or TOEIC 600
  • Students who choose to come but without a passing IELTS/TOEFL/TOEIC will be required to take upon arrival the English Placement Test, like any other international student. If students test out of the placement test, they will be able to start academic study immediately.
  • ESL courses may be required depending on the ESL English Placement Test results.

 2.  Eligibility to Earn UNA Credits

  • GAC Graduation Certificate
  • 2.0 overall or average C in reference to U.S. Grade Point Average

 3.  GAC graduates with an ACT score of 25 or above may be eligible for academic excellence scholarship on a competitive basis.

The following is a list of GAC courses with its approved UNA course equivalency for credit transfer purposes:

Course Number

Course Title

Minimum  Grade

UNA Course Number

UNA Course Title

Total   Credits Granted

GAC   005

Computing   I

C

CIS 125

Business Applications of   Microcomputer Software

3

GAC   006

Bus,   Science, Social Science I: Communication Skills

C

COM   201

COM   Elective

3

GAC   010

Mathematics   II: Probability, Statistics and Finance

C

QM   291

Statistics

3

GAC   011

Computing   II

C

CIS   236

Information Systems in Organizations

3

GAC   012

Business   II

C

MG   100

Introduction   to Business

3

GAC   015

Academic   English III

C

EN   111

First   Year Composition I

3

GAC   016

Mathematics   III

C

MA   125

Calculus   I

4

GAC 017

Computing III Digital Communication

C

CIS 350

Multimedia in Business Reports and   Meetings

3

GAC   022

Business   III: International Business Studies

C

MG   491

International   Business

3

GAC 024

Discrete Mathematics

C

MA 105

Mathematics for Liberal Arts

3

GAC   027

Social   Science II: Identity and Interaction in Society

C

SO   221

Introductory   Sociology

3

GAC   028

Social   Science III: Research Skills and Global Issues

C

FL   101

Introduction   to International Studies

3

The following courses will be transferred as lower level general electives:

Course Number

Course Title

Minimum Grade

UNA Course Number

UNA Course Title

Total Credits Granted

GAC   013

Science   II: Scientific Principles

C

GN   1*

Gen.   Elective

2

GAC   023

Science   III: General Science

C

GN 1*

Gen.   Elective

2

*Courses that merit credit but do not have specific equivalents may be assigned a departmental prefix and/or level.  These courses may be substituted in students’ degree plans (at the college’s discretion) or used as electives.