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Advance Placement Equivalency Chart

Exam Subject Score Equivalent Course Credit





Art Studio AP ARTS 3 ART 120 Principles of Design 3
Art History AP ARHI 3 ARHI 101 Intro to Art History 3
Art 2D Design AP ART2 3 ART 120 Principles of Design 3
Art Drawing AP ARTD 3 ART 112 Fundamentals of Drawing 3
Art 3D Design AP ART 3 3 ART 113 3-Demensionn Design 3
Biology AP BIOL-3 3 BIOL 103 General Biology I (non-biology majors) 4
AP BIOL 3 BIOL 111 Prin of Biology I (biol majors) No Credit: Exempt from taking BIOL 111
AP BIOL-4 4 BIOL 111 & 112 Prin of Biology I & II (all majors) 8
Calculus AB AP MathAB 3 MATH 121 Calc for Bus, Nat Sci, or Soc Sci
or
MATH 125 Calc I for Physics, Chem and Math
4
Calculus BC AP MATHBC3 3 MATH 123 Calc I for Phys, Chem and Math 4
AP Math BC 5 MATH 125 Calc I for Phys/Chem/Math
and
MATH 126 Calc II for Phys/Chem/Math
6
CalcAB Subgrade AP CALCAB 3 MATH 121 Calculus I/NatSci, SocSci, Bus 4
Chemistry AP CHEM3 3 CHEM 111 and 112 General Chemistry I and II 8
AP CHEM4 4 CHEM 113 Concepts in Chemistry
and
CHEM 114 Basic Inorganic Chemistry
8
Computer Science A AP CO-A 3 COSC 210 Obj Oriented and GUI Prog 3
Computer Science AB  AP COAB 3 COSC 1xx Intro to Computer Science 3
Macroeconomics AP ECMAC 3 ECON 121 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Microeconomics AP ECMIC 3 ECON 122 Principles of Microeconomics 3
English Language/Comp AP ENCMP 3 ENGL 101 Composition 1 3
English Lit/Comp AP ENLIT 3 ENGL 121 Humanities Literature 3
Environmental Science AP ENV 3 BIOL 114 Environmental Science 3
Environmental Biology AP ENVBI 3 BIOL 114 Environmental Science 3
French AP FRNC 3 FRNC 201 College French I 3
German AP GRMN 3 GRMN 201 Intermediate German 6
Geography AP GEOG 3 GEOG 101 Intro to Geog: Human Environ 3
Government & Politics (U.S.) AP PSUS 3 PLSC 111 American Politics 3
Government & Politics (Comp) AP PSCOMP 3 PLSC 280 Comparative Politics 3
American History (U.S. History) Non-History Majors AP HIAM 3 HIST 196 Explorations in American Hist 3
AP HISAMR 5 HIST 196 Explorations in American Hist
and
HIST 214 Themes in American Hist
6
American History (U.S. History) History Majors AP HMJAH3 3 HIST 1XX US History 3
AP HMJAH4 4 HIST 204 US History to 1877
or
HIST 205 US History Since 1877
3
AP HMJAH5 5 HIST 204 US History to 1877
and
HIST 205 US History Since 1877
6
European History (Non History Majors) AP HISEU 3 HIST197 Exploration in European History 3
European History (History Majors) AP HMJEH3 3
HIST 1XX European History 3
AP HMJEH 4 HIST 202 Western Civilization Since 1600 3
Latin-Lit AP LATLIT 3 LATN 481 Special Topics  
Latin AP LATN 3 LATN201 Intermediate Latin 4
Music 3 MUSC 115 Theory I 3
4 MUSC 115 Theory I 
and 
MUSC 116 Theory II
6
Music Theory AP MUSC1  3 MUSC 115 Theory I 3
AURAL Subscription AP AURAL 3 MUSC 111 Theory Skills I 3
Aural Subscription AP AURAL4  4 MUSC 111 Theory Skills I 
and
MUSC 112 Theory Skills II
6
Nonaural Subscription AP NAUR  3 MUSC 115 Theory I 3
Nonaural Subscription AP NAUR4  4 MUSC 115 Theory I
and
MUSC 116 Theory II
6
Spanish AP SPAN 3 SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish 4
Spanish Literature AP SPNLIT  3 SPAN 260 Intro to Hispanic Literature 3
Statistics AP STAT1  3 MATH 217 Probability and Stats
or
MATH 214 Probability and Stats/Business Majors
3
Statistics for Math Majors AP STAT2  3 Math 216 Prob and Stats for Natural Sciences 3
Physics B AP PHYSB  3 PHYS 111/121 General Physics I 
and
PHYS 112/122 General Physics II
8
Physics C (Mechanics) AP PHYM  3 PHYS 131/141 Physics I (Calculus Based) 4
Physics C (Elect, Magnetism) AP PHYE  3 PHYS 132/142 Physics II (Calculus Based) 4
Psychology AP PSYC  3 PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
World History (Non History Majors) AP WHIS  3 HIST 198 Explorations in Global Hist 3
World History (History Majors) AP HMJWH  3 HIST 2XX World History 3

All final decisions are made by the Office of Admissions. Course equivalencies subject to change by the Office of Admissions.

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