AP Credit

AP Credit

Students may be granted credit or exempted from certain courses or requirements on the basis of Advanced Placement tests administered by the College Entrance Examination Board. Specific details about subject test areas, scores, advanced credit, and placement status can be found in the chart below.

*Language Courses: The course used toward AP credit in language must be for at least 3 points of credit and be taught in that language. Courses taught in English may not be used for language AP credit.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

Biology

 

5

3

Placement determined by department.

Chemistry

4 or 5

3

Requires completion of CHEM C1604 with a grade of C or better

Chemistry

4 or 5

6

Requires completion of CHEM C3045-C3046 with a grade of C or better.

Note: Students are expected to complete a placement exam prior to registration for either CHEM C1604 or C3045.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

Computer Science A

4 or 5

3

Exemption from COMS W1004

Computer Science AB

4 or 5

3

Exemption from COMS W1004

Note: Students can receive credit for only one computer science sequence.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

Economics

4 and 5

4

Exemption from ECON W1105

Note: Tests must be taken in both microeconomics and macroeconomics, with a score of 5 on one test and at least a 4 on the other.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

English Language and Composition

5

3

No exemption

English Literature and Composition

5

3

No exemption

French Language

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

French Literature

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

German Language

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

Government and Politics: United States

5

3

Exemption from POLS W1201

Government and Politics: Comparative

5

3

Exemption from POLS V1501

History: United States

5

3

No exemption

History: European

5

3

No exemption

Italian Literature

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

Latin: Vergil

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

Latin: Literature

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

 

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement.

Mathematics: Calculus AB

5

3

Requires completion of MATH V1102 or V1201 with a grade of C or better.

 

4

3

Requires completion of MATH V1102 with a grade of C or better.

Mathematics: Calculus BC

5

6

Requires completion of MATH V1201 or V1207 with a grade of C or better.

 

4

3

Requires completion of MATH V1102 or V1201 with a grade of C or better.

Note: Students can receive credit for only one calculus sequence.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

Music: Theory

5

3

Exemption from MUSI V1002. Exemption from MUSI V2318-V2319 determined by departmental exam.

Music: Theory

4

3

No exemption.

Physics B

4 or 5

6

No exemption from science requirement.

Physics C/MECH

4 or 5

3

No exemption from science requirement.

Physics C/E&M

4 or 5

3

No exemption from science requirement.

Note: Students may earn a maximum of 6 points in physics.

Subject
AP Score
Advanced Credit
Requirement or Placement Status

Spanish: Language

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3300-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

Spanish: Language

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement

Spanish: Literature

5

3

Satisfies foreign language requirement. Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3300-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher*.

Spanish: Literature

4

0

Satisfies foreign language requirement

Statistics

5

3

Students required to take STAT W1111 or W1001 for their major should check with their major adviser to determine if this credit provides exemption from these courses.