Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Equivalents

Students must earn a 3 or better to be awarded credit.

Updated Fall 2017

Exam Equivalents
Academic Department AP Exam Score Equivalent(s) General Education Attribute* Number of Credits Notes
Art Art History 3, 4, 5 ARTH 109 A3 3  
Art Studio Art 2-D Design 3, 4, 5 ARTS 10E A3 3 Dept review for ARTS 140 equivalency on a case-by-case basis
Art Studio Art 3-D Design 3, 4, 5 ARTS 10E A3 3 Dept review for ARTS 130 equivalency on a case-by-case basis
Art Studio Art Drawing 3, 4, 5 ARTS 10E A3 3 Dept review for ARTS 141 equivalency on a case-by-case basis
Biology Biology 3 BIOL 100 NS3 3 Effective Spring 2017
Biology Biology 4, 5 BIOL 180 NS3 4 Effective Spring 2017
Chemistry Chemistry 3 CHEM 100 NS3 3 Effective Spring 2010
Students may challenge CHEM 111 for placement into CHEM 112
Chemistry Chemistry 4, 5 CHEM 111 NS3 4 Effective Spring 2010
Students may challenge CHEM 111 for placement into CHEM 112
Economics Microeconomics 3, 4, 5 ECON 111 SS3 3  
Economics Macroeconomics 3, 4, 5 ECON 112   3 Effective Spring 2010
English English Language & Composition 3 COMP 10E   3 Updated Spring 2017
English English Language & Composition 4, 5 COMP 100 BC3 3 Updated Spring 2017
English English Literature & Composition 3

LITR 10E

  3

Updated Spring 2017

English English Literature & Composition 4, 5 LITR 100 H3 3

Updated Spring 2017

Earth Science Intro To Geology 3, 4, 5 GEOL 120 NS3 3  
Environmental Science Environmental Science 3 ENVS 10E NS3 3 Effective Spring 2010
Environmental Science Environmental Science 4, 5 ENVS 101 NS3 3 Effective Spring 2010
Foreign Languages & Literatures Chinese Language & Culture 3, 4, 5 FLAN 10E FL3 3 Added Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures French Language & Culture 3, 4, 5 FREN 201 FL3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures French Literature 3, 4, 5 FREN 208 H3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures German Language & Culture 3, 4, 5 GERM 201 FL3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures Italian Language & Culture 3, 4, 5 ITAL 10E FL3 3 Added Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures Japanese Language & Culture 3, 4, 5

JAPN 20E

FL3 3

Updated Spring 2013

Foreign Languages & Literatures Latin:  Literature 3, 4, 5 LATN 10E FL3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures Latin:  Vergil 3, 4, 5 LATN 20E FL3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures Latin 3, 4, 5  LATN 102 FL3 3 Created Spring 2010
Foreign Languages & Literatures Spanish Language 3, 4, 5 SPAN 202 FL3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Foreign Languages & Literatures Spanish Literature 3, 4, 5 SPAN 208 H3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Geography Human Geography 3, 4, 5 GEOG 100 SS3 3 Updated Fall 2009
History United States History 3, 4, 5 HIST 144 & HIST 145 AM3 6 Updated Spring 2007
History European History 3, 4, 5 HIST 100 & HIST 101 WC3 6 Updated Spring 2008
History World History 3, 4, 5 HIST 120 & HIST 10E OW3 6 Updated Spring 2008
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Calculus AB 3, 4, 5 MATH 223 M3 4

Updated Fall 2017

Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Calculus BC 3, 4, 5 MATH 223 & MATH 224 M3 8

Updated Fall 2017


If BC grade <3, but 3 on CALC AB subscore then credit awarded for MATH 223 only
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Statistics 3, 4, 5 STAT 101 M3 3 Updated Spring 2008
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Computer Science A 3, 4, 5 CSCI 10E   3 Updated Spring 2008
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Computer Science B 3, 4, 5 CSCI 116   3 Updated Spring 2008
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Computer Science Principles 3 CSCI 10E   3 Created  Fall 2016
Math, Comp Sci & Statistics Computer Science Principles 4, 5 CSCI 116   3 Created Fall 2016
Music Music Theory 3, 4, 5 MUSC 249 A3 3 Updated Fall 2017
Physics Physics 1: Algebra-Based 3, 4, 5 PHYS 103 NS3   Created Fall 2014
Physics Physics 2: Algebra-Based 3, 4, 5 PHYS 104     Created Fall 2014
Physics Physics B 3, 4, 5 PHYS 103 & 104 NS3 8 Updated Spring 2008
Physics Physics C:  Mechanics 3, 4, 5 PHYS 203 NS3 4 Updated Fall 2011
Physics Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3, 4, 5 PHYS 204 NS3 4 Updated Fall 2011
Political Science Govt & Politics: US 3 POLS 10E AM3 3 Added Spring 2010
Political Science Govt & Politics: US 4, 5 POLS 121 AM3 3 Added Spring 2010
Political Science Govt & Politics: Comparative 3 POLS 10E OW3 3 Added Spring 2010
Political Science Govt & Politics: Comparative 4, 5 POLS 171 OW3 3 Added Spring 2010
Psychology Psychology 3, 4, 5 PSYC 100 SS3 3 Updated Spring 2008