Monroe Community College gladly accepts ACP: Alternative Credit Project™ credits to help adults complete a college degree or certificate. In order for a student to earn a degree from MCC, at least 24 credits must be completed at MCC.
If you have stopped out of college, the Alternative Credit Project (ACP) provides a pool of online courses that Monroe Community College (MCC) 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.
Even if you’re not ready to apply yet, MCC is here to help you start planning for your future. Our admissions counselors, financial aid advisors, and academic advisors specialize in helping students who have started careers or families to come back to college and finish their degrees. Find out how MCC will inspire you to achieve your goals. Contact us today.
Monroe Community College will accept these ACP courses as transfer credits toward your MCC program:
ACPE-0005 Introduction to Biology (Pearson) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0011 Introduction to Biology (Straighterline) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0012 Introduction to Biology Lab (Straighterline) = BIO 900 1 credit ACPE-0023 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology (Saylor) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0034 General Chemistry (Saylor) - CHE 900 3 credits ACPE-0036 General Chemistry (Straighterline) = CHE 900 3 credits ACPE-0037 General Chemistry Lab (Straighterline) = CHE 900 1 credit ACPE-0038 General Physics (Straighterline) = PHY 900 3 credits ACPE-0039 General Physics Lab (Straighterline) = PHY 900 1 credit ACPE-0043 Introduction to Physics (JumpCourse) = PHY 900 3 credits ACPE-0007 Physics: Introduction to Electromagnetism (Saylor) = PHY 900 3 credits ACPE-0008 Physics: Introduction to Mechanics (Saylor) = PHY 900 3 credits ACPE-0020 Environmental Science (Pearson) = SCI 900 3 credits ACPE-0028 Microbiology (Straighterline) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0029 Microbiology Lab (Straighterline) = BIO 900 1 credits ACPE-0027 Introduction to Environmental Science (Straighterline) = SCI 900 3 credits ACPE-0089 Anatomy and Physiology (Ed4Online) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0090 Anatomy and Physiology (Pearson) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0091 Anatomy and Physiology I (Straighterline) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0092 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (Straighterline) = Bio 900 1 credits ACPE-0093 Anatomy and Physiology II (Straighterline) = BIO 900 3 credits ACPE-0116 Introduction to Nutrition (Straighterline) = BIO 117 3 credits ACPE-0094 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (Straighterline) = BIO 900 1 credit
ACPE-0100 Computer Basics (Ed4Online) = CRC 101 or CRC 125 3 or 4 credits ACPE-0109 Introduction to Business Information Systems (Pearson) = BUS 900 OR CIS 900 3 credits ACPE-0118 Managing Information Systems (Ed4Online) = BUS 900 OR CIS 900 3 credits
Mathematical Concepts (8 credits maximum)
ACPE-0013 College Algebra (JumpCourse) = MTH 165 3 credits ACPE-0016 College Algebra (Saylor) = MTH 900 3 credits ACPE-0018 College Algebra (Straighterline) = MTH 165 3 credits ACPE-0033 College Algebra (Pearson) = MTH 165 3 credits ACPE-0014 Statistics (Pearson) = MTH 160 3 credits ACPE-0017 Introduction to Statistics (Saylor) = MTH 160 3 credits ACPE-0032 Introduction to Statistics (JumpCourse) = MTH 160 3 credits ACPE-0015 Calculus I (Saylor) = MTH 210 4 credits ACPE-0040 General Calculus I (Straighterline) = MTH 210 4 credits ACPE-0041 General Calculus II (Straighterline) = MTH 211 4 credits ACPE-0019 Pre-Calculus (Straighterline) = MTH 900 3 credits ACPE-0031 Introduction to Differential Equations (Ed4Online) = MTH 900 3 credits ACPE-0137 Linear Differential Equations (Ed4Online) = MTH 900 3 credits ACPE-0138 Nonlinear Differential Equations: Order and Chaos (Ed4Online)= MTH 900 3 credits
Critical Thinking, Writing & Communications
ACPE-0024 English Composition I (Sophia) = ENG 101 3 credits ACPE-0025 English Composition I (Straighterline) = ENG 101 3 credits ACPE-0026 English Composition II (Straighterline) = ENG 900 3 credits ACPE-0003 English Composition I (Pearson) = ENG 101 3 credits ACPE-0004 English Composition II (Pearson) = ENG 900 3 credits ACPE-0002 Critical Thinking (Pearson) = ELE 900 3 credits ACPE-0006 Corporate Communication (Saylor) = ENG 250 3 credits ACPE-0009 Business Communication (Straighterline) = ENG 250 3 credits ACPE-0010 Introduction to Communications (Straighterline) = SPC 140 3 credits ACPE-0074 Introduction to Literature (Pearson) = ENG 105 3 credits
Humanities (8 credits maximum)
ACPE-0049 American History I (Pearson) = HIS 111 3 credits ACPE-0050 American History II (Pearson) = HIS 112 3 credits ACPE-0069 U.S. History I (Straighterline) = HIS 111 3 credits ACPE-0070 U.S. History II (Straighterline) = HIS 112 3 credits ACPE-0083 Western Civilization I = HIS 113 3 credits ACPE-0084 Western Civilization II = HIS 114 3 credits ACPE-0061 Approaches to Studying Religions (Sophia) =HUM 900 3 credits ACPE-0063 Introduction to Religion (Straighterline) = HUM 900 3 credits ACPE-0062 Introduction to Philosophy (Straighterline) = PHL 101 3 credits ACPE-0073 Ethics (Pearson) = PHL 101 3 credits ACPE-0079 Cultural Anthropology (Straighterline) = ANT 102 3 credits ACPE-0105 Introduction to Art History (Sophia) = ART 900 3 credits
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ACPE-0051 Professional and Career Development (Ed4Online) = ELE 900 3 credits ACPE-0054 Student Success (Pearson) = ELE 900 3 credits ACPE-0064 Student Success (Straighterline) = ELE 900 3 credits ACPE-0055 Abnormal Psychology (Ed4Online) = PSY 206 3 credits ACPE-0056 Introduction to Psychology (JumpCourse) = PSY 101 3 credits ACPE-0076 Introduction to Psychology (Straighterline) = PSY 101 3 credits ACPE-0077 Intro to Psychology (Ed4Online) = PSY 101 3 credits ACPE-0058 Aging and Society (Ed4Online) = SOC 900 3 credits ACPE-0080 Introduction to Sociology (Straighterline) = SOC 101 3 credits ACPE-0052 American Government (JumpCourse) = POS 102 3 credits ACPE-0053 American Government (Pearson) = POS 102 3 credits ACPE-0071 Introduction to Comparative Politics (Saylor) = POS 205 3 credits ACPE-0072 American Government (Straighterline) = POS 102 3 credits
ACPE-0129 Spanish I (Straigherline) = SPA 101 3 credits ACPE-0130 Spanish II (Straighterline) = SPA 102 3 credits
ACPE-0044 Macroeconomics (JumpCourse) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0045 Microeconomics (JumpCourse) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0047 Macroeconomics (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0048 Microeconomics (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0067 Macroeconomics (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0068 Microeconomics (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0085 Accounting I (Pearson) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0086 Accounting I (Straighterline) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0087 Accounting II (Pearson) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0088 Accounting II (Straighterline) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0113 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Saylor) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0117 Managerial Accounting (Ed4Online) = ACC 900 3 credits ACPE-0132 Principles of Accounting I (Ed4Online) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0133 Principles of Accounting II (Ed4Online) = ACC 900 4 credits ACPE-0095 Business Ethics (Straighterline) = PHL 900 3 credits ACPE-0097 Business Law (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0098 Business Law (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0099 Business Law and Ethics (Saylor) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0102 Human Resource Management (Ed4Online) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0104 Human Resource Management (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0122 Principles of Management (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0123 Principles of Management (Saylor) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0124 Principles of Management (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0128 Project Management (Sophia) = ELE 900 3 credits ACPE-0135 Business Management (Ed4Online) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0126 Principles of Marketing (Pearson) = MAR 900 3 credits ACPE-0127 Principles of Marketing (Saylor) = MAR 900 3 credits ACPE-0134 Principles of Marketing (Ed4Online) = MAR 900 3 credits ACPE-0106 Introduction to Business (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0107 Introduction to Business (Saylor) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0108 Introduction to Business (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0120 Organizational Behavior (Pearson) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0121 Organizational Behavior (Straighterline) = BUS 900 3 credits ACPE-0112 Introduction to Finance (Pearson) = EC0 900 or BUS 900 3 credits
MCC offers these degrees & certificates
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
Associate of Science (A.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
100% of these programs can be completed online:
Dental Assisting Rapid Track (DART) *
* The DART program is open to currently employed dental assistants.
MCC welcomes transfer students at any point in their pursuit of a college degree. We can provide an assessment of credits from prior college-level coursework, help you choose a program that fits your goals, guide you through our free application process, and help you get all the financial aid you qualify for. We admit transfer students for both fall and spring semesters. You can find more detailed information about our application process and services on the Admissions section of this site.
Monroe Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
MCC has six campus locations: Our main campus in the Rochester, NY suburb of Brighton; Damon City Campus; Applied Technologies Center; Public Safety Training Facility; Economic & Workforce Development Center; and a Virtual Campus.
Services for you at MCC
Coming back to school has its own challenges, and our professional staff is here to guide and advise you. The list below includes the wide variety of services and support that you’ll find here—from paying for college to free tutoring in all subjects.
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Student health & wellness
If you have served in the U.S. military, our Veterans Services Office provides additional help with benefits and career counseling for active duty soldiers, veterans, and military families.
“The Veterans Services Office made sure the classes I needed would be paid for by the VA. MCC’s childcare facility made it possible to have my children nearby. That meant a lot to me.”
- Betsy Nogrady, MCC graduate
“The MCC experience helped instill a drive and determination in me that I didn’t have before.”
- Michael McDermott, MCC graduate
Thirteen percent of undergraduate students at MCC are over 25. Twenty-one percent are 30 years old or over. And more than one-third of MCC students have previous college or university experience.
2014-2015 degrees granted
NUMBER DEGREES GRANTED
48% graduate with no debt
Almost half our students graduate with no debt. Of the 52 percent who do incur some debt, the average amount owed at graduation is $7,390. National data suggests that earning a bachelor’s degree adds a million dollars to an individual’s lifetime earnings. Although we take student debt seriously, we also believe the investment in education pays dividends that include increased earning power and better satisfaction with your wo