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AP & IB Credits

AP & IB Credits

 

AP Examination Score Semester Credit Hours University Course Name University Course Number
Art History (3)*, 4, 5 6  ART 1311, 1312
Biology1 4, 5  4 to 8  BIO 1311, 1111, 1312, 1112
Calculus AB (4)*, 5   4  MAT 1404
Calculus BC (3)*, 4, 5  8  MAT 1404, 1411
Chemistry2 4, 5  6 to 8  CHE 1303, 1103, 1304, 1104
Computer Science A (3)*, 4, 5  3  MCS 1000-level
English - Language and Composition3  (3)*, 4, 5  6  ENG 2311, 2312
English - Literature and Composition3  (3)*, 4, 5  6  ENG 2311, 2312
Environmental Science  4, 5  3  BIO 2360
French - Language   4, 5   3  MFR 3311
German - Language  4, 5  3  MGE 3311
Government & Politics - Comparative  4, 5  3   1000-level elective
Government & Politics - US  4, 5  3   1000-level elective
History - European4  (4)*, 5  6  HIS 2302 & 2000 elective
History - US5
 (4)*, 5  6  HIS 1311, 1312
Italian Language & Culture 4, 5 3 MIT 3323
Latin6  5  3  CLL 2312
Macroeconomics  4 3   1000-level elective
Macroeconomics 5 3 ECO 1311
Microeconomics  4 3   1000-level elective
Microeconomics 5 3 ECO 1311
Music Theory  (3)*, 4, 5 3  MUS 1320
Physics 1only (4)*, 5 3  PHY 1301
Physics 2only (4)*, 5 3 PHY 1301
Physics 1 & Physics 2 combined9 (4)*, 5 6 PHY 2305, 2306
Physics C - Elec & Magnet10  (4)*, 5  3 to 6  PHY 2311, 2312
Physics C - Mech11 (4)*, 5 3 PHY 2311
Psychology 5  3  PSY 2313
Spanish - Language  4, 5  3  MSP 3323
Spanish - Literature  4, 5  3  MSP 3000-level
Statistics  (3)*, 4, 5  3  MAT 2305
Studio Art - Drawing12 (3)*, (4), (5)   4  ART 1203, 1204
Studio Art - General12 (3)*, (4), (5)  3  ART Studio elective

Note: No more than 32 credits will be awarded through placement or dual enrollment.  See page 57 in the general bulletin.

* Score in parentheses may award placement and possibility of retroactive credit with a minimum grade of B- in a qualifying UD course.  Contact the Office of the Registrar for details.
1 Science majors should consult with departments and pre-health advisor before taking Biology credit.  Any Biology lab credit must be approved by the Biology Department.
2 Consult department concerning Chemistry lab credit.
3 Only 6 total credits of English awarded for either or both exams.
4 Score of 4 requires verification through a UD advanced European history course with a minimum grade of B-.
5 Score of 4 requires verification through a UD advanced American history course with a minimum grade of B-.
6 Must be verified by UD placement exam.
7 Lecture credit must be verified by UD placement exam for score of 4.  Consult department concerning lab credit. 
8 Lecture credit must be verified by UD placement exam for score of 4.  Consult department concerning lab credit. 
9 Lecture credit must be verified by UD placement exam for score of 4.  Consult department concerning lab credit. 
10 Lecture credit must be verified by UD placement exam for physics major or score of 4. General Physics II credit requires validation by taking General Physics II final exam.  Consult department concerning lab credit.
11 Lecture credit must be verified by UD placement exam for physics majors or score of 4. Consult department concerning lab credit.                                                                                                                                                                12 Score of 4 or 5 requires validation through the Art Department. 

International Baccalaureate Examinations

6-8 credits will be awarded for scores of 6 or 7 on Higher-Level exams in transferable subjects, with a maximum award of 32 credits (combined total of IB, AP, and dual credits).  A score of 5 may secure placement and/or retroactive credit toward the degree upon completion of another course in that area of study with a grade of "B" or better.  Specific courses and requirements may apply; contact the Associate Dean of Constantin College for more detailed information.  Credits are not awarded for Subsidiary-Level exams. 

Last update:  August 13, 2019

 

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