Advanced Placement Credit

Credit will be granted either for AP or for the equivalent college course, but not for both. A student with AP credit for a science can use it for QR or toward lab science but not both.  Maximum of 30 points for AP plus IB credit.

Department

AP Score

Credit

Requirement Status

Art History

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from AHIS BC1001

Biological Sciences

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from BIOL BC1001

Chemistry*

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from CHEM BC1002

Computer Science*.

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from COMS W1004

Economics (Macroeconomics or Microeconomics)

4 or 5

3 pts  (maximum 3 pts, even with scores on more than one exam)

(for students entering prior to fall 2014: 3 pts, and exemption from BC1003/W1105, only upon passing departmental placement exam; maximum 3 pts, even with scores on more than one exam)

 

English +

4 or 5

3 pts.

 

Environmental Science

4 or 5

3 pts.

(4.5 pts. with review of lab notes) Exemption from EESC BC1001 lecture only

Foreign languages (Chinese) 5 0 pts. Exemption

Foreign languages (French +, German, Latin +,  and Spanish + prior to 2012)

5

6 pts.

Exemption

Foreign languages (French +, German, Latin +, and Spanish+ prior to 2012)

4

3 pts.

Exemption

Foreign languages (Italian)

5

0 pts.

Exemption
(3 pts. on successful completion of a 3000-level course in Italian)

Foreign languages (Italian)

4

0 pts.

Exemption

Foreign languages (Spanish, for students entering in fall 2012 and thereafter)

4

0 pts

Exemption

Foreign languages (Spanish, for students entering in fall 2012 and thereafter)

5

3 pts only upon completion of 3300-level or higher with B or better

Exemption

History + (U.S. or European or World)

5

6 pts.

 

History + (U.S. or European or World)

4

3 pts.

 

Human Geography

4 or 5

3 pts.

 

Mathematics*
Calculus BC

5

4 pts.

6 pts on completing Calculus III or Math V1207 with C or better. Exemption from Calculus I, II. Also eligible for Math V1207

Mathematics*
Calculus BC

4

3 pts.

Exemption from Calculus I

Mathematics*
Calculus AB

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from Calculus I

Music

4 or 5

3 pts.

 

Physics*

4 or 5

3 pts.

(4 pts. with review of lab notes) Exemption from one term of two-term physics sequence. Maximum 3-4 pts., even with scores on more than one exam

Political Science+
U.S. Govt.

5

3 pts.

Exemption from POLS BC1001 / POLS W1201

Political Science+
Comparative

5

3 pts.

Exemption from POLS V1501

Psychology

4 or 5

3 pts.

Exemption from PSYC BC1001

Statistics*

5

3 pts.

Exemption from STAT W1111

*A score of 4 or 5 (in Statistics, a score of 5 only) in this subject satisfies the Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning requirement.

+ You may receive credit for more than one AP exam in this subject.