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 AP credit in language.

Subject AP Score Advanced Credit Requirement or Placement Status
Biology53Placement determined by department*
Chemistry4 or 53Requires completion of CHEM C1604 with a grade of C or better
Chemistry4 or 56Requires completion of CHEM C3045 - CHEM C3046 with a grade of C or better
*

See Department for Placement Status

Note: Students are expected to complete a placement exam prior to registration for either Second Semester General Chemistry (Intensive) (CHEM W1604) or Intensive Organic Chemistry I (Lecture) (CHEM W3045).

Subject AP Score Advanced Credit Requirement or Placement Status
Computer Science A4 or 53Exemption from COMS W1004
Computer Science AB4 or 53Exemption from COMS W1004

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

Subject AP Score Advanced Credit Requirement or Placement Status
Economics4 and 54Exemption 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 Composition53No exemption
English Literature and Composition53No exemption
French Language53Satisfies foreign language requirement*
40Satisfies foreign language requirement
French Literature53Satisfies foreign language requirement*
40Satisfies foreign language requirement
German Language53Satisfies foreign language requirement*
40Satisfies foreign language requirement
Government and Politics: United States53Exemption from POLS W1201
Government and Politics: Comparative53Exemption from POLS W1201
History: United States53No exemption
History: European53No exemption
Italian Literature40Satisfies foreign language requirement
40Satisfies foreign language requirement*
Latin: Vergil53Satisfies foreign language requirement
40Satisfies foreign language requirement
Latin: Literature53Satisfies foreign language requirement
40Satisfies foreign language requirement
Mathematics: Calculus AB4 or 53Requires completion of MATH V1102 or MATH V1201 with a grade of C or better (No AP credit is awarded if MATH V1101 is taken).
Mathematics: Calculus BC43Requires completion of MATH V1102 OR MATH V1201 (No AP credit is awarded if MATH V1101 is taken).
56Requires completion of MATH V1201 OR MATH V1207 (No AP credit is awarded if MATH V1101 or MATH V1102 is taken).
*

Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher.

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

Subject AP Score Advanced Credit Requirement or Placement Status
Music: Theory53Exemption from MUSI V1002; Exemption from MUSI V2318-MUSI V2319 determined by departmental exam
Music: Theory43No exemption
Physics B4 or 56No exemption from science requirement
Physics C/MECH4 or 53No exemption from science requirement
Physics C/E&M4 or 53No 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: Language53Satisfies foreign language requirement*
Spanish: Language40Satisfies foreign language requirement
Spanish: Literature53Satisfies foreign language requirement*
Spanish: Literature40Satisfies foreign language requirement
Statistics53Students required to take STAT W1111 or STAT W1001 for their major should check with their major adviser to determine if this credit provides exemption from these courses
*

Credit awarded upon successful completion of a 3000-level (or higher) course with a grade of B or higher.