Advanced Placement (AP)

Students who have taken AP courses administered by CollegeBoard in high school and have taken an AP examination may receive university credit. Please see the College Board site for AP Exam Dates. Request for re-evaluation of a specific equivalency listed in the chart will not be considered. Decision of the department is considered final. Generic credit for the AP Capstone Seminar and/or Research project my be re-evaluated by the teaching department in which the Seminar and Capstone most closely align for consideration of a direct equivalency of lower-division credit. Please see the link below for the equivalencies. Note, no credit is given for an exam with a score of one or two.

AP ExaminationsArchived AP Examinations
AP EXAMINATIONS:      
All examination information is current as of April 2016. Score Credit Hours Equivalency
AP Capstone Elective Credit upon Departmental Review
Art History 5,4 6 ART 110, 111
3 3 ART 110
Biology 5 8 LIFE 102, 103
4 4 LIFE 102
3 4 LIFE 1++3L
Calculus AB 5, 4, 3  9  MATH 117, 118, 124, 125, 126, 160
Calculus BC 5, 4, 3 13 MATH 117, 118, 124, 125,126, 160, 161
Calculus sub score 5, 4, 3 9 MATH 117, 118, 124, 125,126, 160
Chemistry 5 9 CHEM 111, 112, 113, 114
4 5 CHEM 107, 108
3 4 CHEM 1++3L
Chinese Language & Culture 5 15 LCHI 107, 200, 201
4 10 LCHI 107, 200
3 5 LCHI 107
Comparative Government & Politics 5,4 3 POLS 241
Computer Science A 5,4 4 CS 163
3 4 CIS 1++
English Language & Composition 5 6 CO 130, 150
4 3 CO 150
3 3 CO 130
English Literature & Composition 5 6 E 140, CO 150
4 3 E 140
3 3 E 1++3B
Environmental Science 5,4,3 3 NR 130
European History 5,4 6 HIST 100, 101
3 3 HIST 100
French Language & Culture 5 9 LFRE 200, 201, 300
4 6 LFRE 200, 201
3 3 LFRE 200
German Language & Culture 5 9 LGER 200, 201, 300
4 6 LGER 200, 201
3 3 LGER 200
Human Geography 5,4 3 GR 100
Italian Language & Culture 5 9 LITA 200, 201, elective credit
4 6 LITA 200, 201
3 3 LITA 200
Japanese Language & Culture 5 15 LJPN 107, 200, 201
4 10 LJPN 107, 200
3 5 LJPN 107
Latin 5 9 Latin elective credit
4 6 Latin elective credit
3 3 Latin elective credit
Macroeconomics 5, 4, 3 3 ECON 204
Microeconomics 5, 4, 3 3  ECON 202
Music Theory 5, 4, 3 3 MU 111
Physics 1: Algebra-Based 5, 4, 3 5 PH 121
Physics 2: Algebra-Based 5, 4, 3 5 PH 122
Physics C: Mechanics 5, 4, 3 5 PH 141
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism     No Credit Awarded
Psychology 5, 4 3 PSY 100
3 3 PSY 1++3C
Spanish: Language & Culture 5 9 LSPA 200, 201, 300
4 6 LSPA 200, 201
3 3 LSPA 200
Spanish: Literature & Culture 5 9 LSPA 200, 201, 310
4 6 LSPA 200, 201
3 3 LSPA 200
Statistics 5, 4 3 STAT 301
3 3 STAT1++
Studio Art: Drawing 5, 4, 3 3 ART Elective credit
Studio Art: 2-D Design 5, 4, 3 3 ART Elective credit
Studio Art: 3-D Design 5, 4, 3 3 ART Elective credit
United States Government & Politics 5,4 3 POLS 101
3 3 POLS 1++3C
U.S. History 5,4 6 HIST 150, 151
3 3 HIST 150
World History 5,4 6 HIST 170, 171
3 3 HIST 171