AP Equivalencies

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AP exam

Equivalency
(4 credits unless otherwise noted)

General Education requirement fulfilled
Art History
  • Score of 3 = elective credits
  • Score of 4 or 5 = ARTH 110
Aesthetics (A)
Biology
  • Score of 3 = elective credit  
  • Score of 4 = BIOL 113  
  • Score of 5 = BIOL 113 and BIOL 114 (8 credits)
Laboratory Science (L) for scores of 4 and 5 only 
Calculus A B
  • Score of 3, 4 or 5 = MATH 224 (2 credits) and MATH 225 (2  credits)
Math/Reasoning (M)
Calculus B C
  • Score of 3 = MATH 224 (2 cr) and MATH 225 (2 cr)  
  • Score of 4 = MATH 223 (2 cr), MATH 224 (2 cr), MATH  225 (2 cr) and MATH 226 (2 cr)  
  • Score of 5 = MATH 224 (2 cr), MATH 225 (2 cr), MATH  226 (2 cr) and MATH 227 (2 cr)  
  • Score of 1 or 2 with AB subscore of 3 = MATH 223 (2 cr) and MATH 224 (2 cr) 
  • Score of 1 or 2 with AB subscore of 4 or 5 = MATH 224 2 cr) and MATH 225 (2 cr)
Math/Reasoning (M)
Chemistry
  • Score of 3 = CHEM 101  
  • Score of 4 = CHEM 104 or 111  
  • Score of 5 = CHEM 107 and CHEM 108 (8 credits)
Under some circumstances, the Gen Ed lab requirement may be fulfilled with AP credit
Chinese Language and Culture Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Foreign Language (FL3)
Comparative Government and Politics Score of 3, 4 or 5 = PLSC 113 Social Science (N)
Computer Science A Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit  
Computer Science Principles Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit  
English Language and Composition Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit
  • Composition (C) for BAT students ​only​
  • Credit by exam cannot fulfill both C requirements
  • Does not fulfill Gen Ed or Harpur Writing requirement for traditional students
English Literature and Composition   Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit
  • Composition (C) for BAT  students ​only
  • ​Credit by exam cannot fulfill both C  requirements
  • Humanities (H)
  • Does not fulfill Harpur Writing requirement for traditional students 
Environmental Science
  • Score of 3 or 4 = ENVI 101
  • Score of 5 = ENVI 101 and ENVI 201 (8 credits)
Laboratory Science (L) for scores of 4 and 5 only
European History Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Social Science (N)
French Language and Culture
  • Score of 3 = FREN 211
  • Score of 4 or 5 = FREN 215
Foreign Language (FL3)
German Language and Culture
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = GERM 203
Foreign Language (FL3)
Human Geography Score of 3, 4 or 5 = GEOG 101 Social Science (N)
Italian Language and Culture
  • Score of 3 = ITAL 211
  • Score of 4 or 5 = ITAL 215
Foreign Language (FL3)
Japanese Language and Culture

Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit

Foreign Language (FL3)
Latin
  • Score of 3 = elective credit
  • Score of 4 or 5 = LAT 203
  • Humanities (H)
  • Foreign Language (FL3)
Latin Vergil (discontinued) Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Foreign Language (FL3)
Macroeconomics Score of 3, 4 or 5 = ECON 162 Social Science (N)
Microeconomics Score of 3, 4 or 5 = ECON 160 Social Science (N)
Music Theory
  • Score of 3 = elective credit
  • Score of 4 or 5 = elective credit, see department for placement in music theory sequence
Aesthetics (A)
Physics 1: Algebra based
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = PHYS 121
Laboratory Science (L) for score of 5 only
Physics 2: Algebra based
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = PHYS 122
Laboratory Science (L) for score of 5 only
Physics B (discontinued)
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = PHYS 121 and PHYS 122 (8 credits)
Laboratory Science (L) for score of 5 only
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = PHYS 132
Laboratory Science (L) for score of 5 only
Physics C: Mechanics
  • Score of 3 or 4 = elective credit
  • Score of 5 = PHYS 131
Laboratory Science (L) for score of 5 only
Psychology
  • Score of 3, 4 or 5 = PSYC 111
 
Research Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit  
Seminar Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit  
Spanish Language and Culture
  • Score of 3 = SPAN 211
  • Score of 4 = SPAN 215
  • Score of 5 = SPAN 250
Foreign Language (FL3)
Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Score of 3 = SPAN 250
  • Score of 4 or 5 = SPAN 251
  • Humanities (H)
  • Gen Ed Foreign Language
Statistics Score of 3, 4 or 5 = MATH 147 Math/Reasoning (M)
Studio Art: Drawing Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Aesthetics (A)
Studio Art: 2D Design Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Aesthetics (A)
Studio Art: 3D Design Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Aesthetics (A)
United States Government and Politics Score of 3, 4 or 5 = PLSC 111 Social Science (N)
United States History Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Social Science (N)
World History Score of 3, 4 or 5 = elective credit Social Science (N)