Advanced Placement without credit may be granted on the basis of the Achievement Tests of the College Board examinations or such other proficiency tests as may be determined by the registrar and by the chair of the department. (Please note that this policy may be revised subject to curricular changes enacted throughout the academic year. Students will be awarded credit according to the policy in place at the time of matriculation.)

Listed below are some departmental policies that will determine advanced placement or credit:

Department  Score  Test  Credit
Art  4 or 5

Art History 

2D Design 

3D Design 

Drawing

ART 190 - 4 Credits

Note: Students will be awarded credit for each exam.  

Biology  4 or 5  Biology 

Non-Biology/Biochemistry/Environmental Science majors: BIO 111, 112 - 8 Credits 

Biology/Biochemistry/Environmental Science majors: 8 elective credits (or BIO 111, 112 with the permission of the department). 

Chemistry  4 or 5 Chemistry 

Non-Chemistry/Biochemistry majors: CHM 111, 112, 113, 114 - 8 Credits 

Chemistry/Biochemistry majors: 8 elective credits (or CHM 111, 112, 115, 116 with permission of the department). 

Chinese  4 or 5 Chinese Language/Culture LAN 201, 202 - 8 Credits 
Computer Science  4 or 5

Computer Science - A

Computer Science Principles

CDS 142 - 3 Credits 

3 elective credits

Economics  4 or 5 

Microeconomics 

Macroeconomics 

ECN 101 - 3 Credits

ECN 102 - 3 Credits  

English  4 or 5 

English Language/Composition 

English Literature/Composition

3 elective credits

Note: Students cannot receive credit for both exams.

Environmental Science  4 or 5  Environmental Science  ENVI 101 - 4 Credits 
French  4 or 5  French Language/Culture FRN 200, 290 - 8 Credits 
German  4 or 5  German Language/Culture  GMN 200, 290 - 8 Credits 
Government & Politics  4 or 5

United States 

Comparative 

POL 110 - 3 Credits

POL 210 - 3 Credits  

History  4 or 5 

U.S. History

European History

World History  

HIS 125, 126 - 7 Credits

HIS 103, 190 - 6 Credits

HIS 103, 105 - 6 Credits 

Human Geography  4 or 5  Human Geography  Elective - 3 Credits 
Italian  4 or 5  Italian Language/Culture  LAN 201, 202 - 8 Credits 
Japanese  4 or 5  Japanese Language/Culture  LAN 201, 202 - 8 Credits 
Latin  4 or 5 Vergil/Latin Literature  LAN 201, 202 - 8 Credits 
Mathematics

4 or 5 

4

5

4 or 5 

 

4

5

Calculus AB

Calculus BC

Calculus BC

Calculus AB

Subscore

Statistics

Statistics

MAS 161 - 3 Credits

MAS 161 - 3 Credits

MAS 161, 162 - 6 Credits

MAS 161 - 3 Credits

Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one calculus exam. 

MAS 170 - 3 Credits 

MAS 270 - 3 Credits  

Music

4 or 5 

4 or 5

1-5

Music Theory

Aural Subscore

Nonaural Subscore

MSC 115 - 2 Credits

MSC 117 - 2 Credits

None

Physics  4 or 5 

Physics 1 

Physics 2

Physics C-Mech 

 

Physics C-E&M 

 

 

 

PHY 103 - 4 Credits

PHY 104 - 4 Credits

Non-majors: PHY 111 - 4 Credits

Majors: Elective - 4 Credits*

Non-majors: PHY 112 - 4 Credits

Majors: Elective - 4 Credits*

*For each test, physics majors will receive 4 elective credits. Credit for PHY 111/111L and 112/112L may only be given with permission of the department.

Psychology  4 or 5  Psychology  PSY 112 - 3 Credits 
Spanish  4 or 5

Spanish Language/Culture 

Spanish Literature/Culture 

SPA 201, SPA 202 - 8 Credits

SPA 202, SPA 390 - 8 Credits