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Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) Program

GAC 600X338

SVSU is proud to partner with the Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) program. GAC is an internationally recognized university preparation program that prepares students whose first language is not English with the required academic knowledge and English language skills to successfully complete a bachelor’s degree. As a GAC Program Pathway University, SVSU accepts the ACT/GAC Program's 39 transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree.

GAC graduates are automatically awarded the SV Red & White Award Scholarship valued at up to $12,500 per year, in addition to the $2,000 GAC Pathway Scholarship.

GAC Transfer Credits

Course Number

Course Title

SVSU

Elective Course Title

SVSU Credits Granted

SVSU

Gen Ed Category

GAC 006

Business, Science, & Social Science I: Communication Skills

COMM 100 level elective

3

Category 9

GAC 010

Mathematics II: Probability, Statistics & Finance

MATH 100 level elective

3

Category 3

(if GAC016 is also taken)

 

GAC 011

Computing II: Data Management

CS 100 level elective

3

None

GAC 012

Business II: Business Studies

MGT 100 level elective

3

None

GAC 013

Science II: Scientific Principles

BIOL 100 level elective

3

Category 4 (partial)

GAC 014

Academic English III: Listening & Speaking Skills

ENGL 100 level elective

3

None

GAC 015

Academic English III: Reading & Writing Skills

ENGL 100 level elective

3

None

GAC 016

Mathematics III: Calculus & Advanced Applications

MATH 100 level elective

3

Category 3

(if GAC010 is also taken)

GAC 017

Computer III: Digital Communications

COMM 100 level elective

3

None

GAC 022

Business III: International Business

MGT 100 level elective

3

Category 8

GAC 023

Science III: General Science

BIOL 100 level elective

3

Category 4 (partial)

GAC 027

Social Science II: Identity & Interaction in Society

PSYC 100 level elective

3

Category 6

GAC 028

Social Science III: Research Skills & Global Issues

SOC 100 level elective

3

Category 7

 

 

Total credits eligible for transfer to SVSU:

39 General Education & Elective Credits

Fulfills 5 General Education category requirements plus 1 partial category requirement out of 10 categories

Application Requirements

  • GAC minimum overall GPA of 2.0
  • English level minimum requirements:
    • Minimum grade 2.0 (C or 73% - 76%)
    • GAC Level 3 English modules 
    • English Proficiency Test: IELTS 5.5; TOEFL- PBT 500 or IBT 61

Conditional Admission into ELP is available for those that do not meet the language requirements above

  • Minimum ACT score NOT required

Questions

If you have any questions, please call 989.964.4268 or intadmit@svsu.edu