Advanced Placement Credit

Examination AP Score Policy
American History  1,2,3 No credit
American History   4,5 6 units, HIST 145-146
Art History    All  No credit
Art Studio: Drawing   1,2,3  No credit
Art Studio: Drawing   4,5  3 units, ART 106
Art Studio: General  1,2,3 

 No credit
Art Studio: General  4,5   3 units, ART 106
Biology    1,2  No credit
Biology  3 4 units, BIOL 120 and BIOL 120L 
Biology   4,5 8 units, BIOL 201-202
Calculus AB 1,2  No credit
Calculus AB 3 4 units, MATH 119 or 4 units, MATH 273 upon completion of MATH 274 with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher.*†
Calculus AB  4,5 4 units, MATH 273
Calculus BC 1,2 No credit
Calculus BC 3 4 units, MATH 273 and an additional 4 units, MATH 274 upon completion of MATH 275 with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher.*†
Calculus BC 4,5 8 units, MATH 273-274
Chemistry 1,2 No credit
Chemistry 3 4 units, CHEM 121 and CHEM 121L
Chemistry 4 4 units, CHEM 131 and CHEM 131L
Chemistry 5 8 units, CHEM 131, 131L-132, 132L
Computer Science AB 1,2 No credit
Computer Science AB 3 Exempt from COSC 175 (or COSC 165), placement into COSC 236
Computer Science AB 4,5 Exempt from COSC 175 and COSC 236, placement into COSC 237. Upon completion of COSC 237 with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher, 8 units will be awarded for COSC 175 and COSC 236.*
Computer Science A 1,2,3 No credit
Computer Science A 4,5 4 units, COSC 236
English Lit. Comp or English Lang. Comp 1,2,3 No credit
English Lit. Comp or English Lang. Comp 4,5 3 units, ENGL 102
Environmental Science 1,2,3 No credit
Environmental Science 4,5 3 units, BIOL 105
European History 1,2,3 No credit
European History 4,5 6 units, HIST 102-103
French Language 1,2  No credit
French Language 3 3 units, FREN 201
French Language 4,5 6 units, FREN 202-301
French Literature All No credit
German Language 1,2 No credit
German Language 3 3 units, GERM 201
German Language 4,5 6 units, GERM 202-301
German Literature All  No credit
Human Geography 1,2 No credit
Human Geography 3,4,5 3 units, GEOG 109
Italian Language and Culture 1,2 No credit
Italian Language and Culture 3 3 units, ITAL 201
Italian Language and Culture 4,5 6 units, ITAL 202-301
Latin: Vergil All No credit
Latin: Cat-Horace All  No credit
Macroeconomics 1,2 No credit
Macroeconomics 3,4,5 3 units, ECON 202
Microeconomics 1,2 No credit
Microeconomics 3,4,5 3 units, ECON 201
Music Listening 1,2 No credit
Non-Majors 3,4,5 3 units, MUSC 101
Majors 3,4 3 units, MUSC 101
Majors 5 3 units, MUSC 102
Music Theory 1,2 No credit
Music Theory 3,4,5 3 units, MUSC 105
Physics 1 1,2 No credit
Physics 1 3,4,5 4 units, PHYS 211
Physics 2 1,2 No credit
Physics 2 3,4,5 4 units, PHYS 212
Physics C Elec/Magnetism 1,2,3 No credit
Physics C Elec/Magnetism 4,5 4 units, PHYS 242
Physics C Mechanics 1,2,3 No credit
Physics C Mechanics 4,5 4 units, PHYS 241
Psychology 1,2 No credit
Psychology 3,4,5 3 units, PSYC 101
Spanish Language 1,2 No credit
Spanish Language 3 3 units, SPAN 201
Spanish Language 4,5 6 units, SPAN 202-301
Spanish Literature All No credit
Statistics 1,2 No credit
Statistics 3,4,5 3 units, MATH 231
United States Government and Politics 1,2 No credit
United States Government and Politics 3,4,5 Upon completion of an upper level POSC course with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher, 3 units will be awarded for POSC 103.*
World History 1,2,3 No credit
World History 4,5 6 units, HIST 160-161

*It is the responsibility of the student to notify the Admissions Office when the next higher level course is completed to receive credit.

†Elementary and Early Childhood Education majors should consult the policy on AP in the Department of Mathematics.