Sep 22, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Placement (AP)


Effective: Summer 2016

AP credit is granted in the appropriate department and/or for a particular course if you receive a score of 4 or 5 for the tests listed. Scores of 3 are evaluated individually as described below. No credit is granted for scores below 3. AP tests must be taken prior to attending college. Only Calculus AB subscores are accepted and only when a score of 3 or lower is earned on the Calculus BC exam. All NCC Equivalents are worth 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.

AP Test
Minimum Score
NCC Equivalent(s)
Remarks
Art 2D Design 4 ART 107    
Art 3D Design 4 ART 110    
Art Drawing 4 ART 120   3 hours of humanities.
Art History 4 ART Elective 3 hours of humanities.
Biology 4 BIO 100   3.5 hours of science with lab.
3   Student should take a course above BIO 100 . If he/she successfully passes the higher level course with a B- or higher, credit will be granted for BIO 100 .
Calculus AB 4 MTH 151  
MTH 152  
Fulfills mathematics requirement.
3 MTH 130   If student enrolls in MTH 152  and earns a B- or higher, may replace credit with MTH 151  OR student may enroll in MTH 153  (with permission of the department). If a grade of B- or higher is earned, then MTH 130  may be replaced with MTH 151  and MTH 152 . Fulfills mathematics requirement.
Calculus BC 5 MTH 151  
MTH 152 
MTH 153  
Fulfills mathematics requirement.
4 MTH 151 
MTH 152  
Student may enroll in MTH 254  . If he/she successfully completes MTH 254  with a B- or higher, he/she will receive 3 additional credit hours for MTH 153 . Fulfills mathematics requirement.
3 MTH 130   If student enrolls in MTH 152  and earns a B- or higher may replace credit with MTH 151  OR student may enroll in MTH 153  (with the permission of the department). If a grade of B- or higher is earned, then MTH 130  may be replaced with MTH 151  and MTH 152 . Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Note: if the AB subscore is 4 or 5, students receive credit for MTH 151  and MTH 152  rather than MTH 130 . Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Note: For scores of 1 or 2, if the AB subscore is 4 or 5, students receive credit for MTH 151  and MTH 152 ; if the AB subscore is 3, students receive credit for MTH 130 .

Chemistry 4 CHM 142 
CHM Elective
Placement in CHM 205  or CHM 210 . 7 credit hours. Fulfills all Science.
3   Placement in CHM 205  or CHM 210 . If student earns a B- or higher, he/she will recieve 7 hours for CHM 142  and chemistry elective.
Chinese Language and Culture 5 CHI 103  
CHI 201  
Placement in CHI 202 .
4 CHI 103   Placement in CHI 201 .
3   No credit for score of 3, but placement in CHI 201 .
Computer Science A 3 CSC 160    
Computer Science Principles 4 CSC 140    
Economics
(Microeconomics)
3 ECN 250   If both tests were taken, students will receive 6 hours of social science. If only one test is taken, students receive 3 hours of social science.
Economics
(Macroeconomics)
3 ECN 252  
English Language and Composition 4 ENG 115    
English Literature and Composition 4 ENG 196   3 hours of humanities.
Environmental Science 4 SCI elective 3 hours of science (non-lab) requirement
European History 4 HST elective (European) 3 hours of humanities or social science.
French Language 5 FRN 103  
FRN 201  
Placement in FRN 202 .
4 FRN 103   Placement in FRN 201 .
3   No credit for score of 3, but placement in FRN 201 .
German Language 5 GER 103  
GER 201  
Placement in GER 202 .
4 GER 103   Placement in GER 201 .
3   No credit for score of 3, but placement in GER 201 .
Government and Politics (Comparative) 4 PSC 221    
Government and Politics (United States) 4 PSC 101   3 hours of social science.
Human Geography 4 SOA elective 3 hours of social science.
Italian Language and Culture 5 MCL elective 6 hours of elective. Fulfills foreign language requirement.
4 MCL elective 3 hours of elective. Fulfills foreign language requirement.
Japanese Language and Culture 5 JPN 103  
JPN 201  
Placement in JPN 202 .
4 JPN 103   Placement in JPN 201 .
3   No credit for score of 3, but placement in JPN 201 .
Latin 4 LAT 103    
Music Theory 4 MUS 101  
MUS 108  
 
Physics 1: Algebra-based 4 PHY 115    4 hours of science (lab).
Physics 2: Algebra-based 4 PHY 116   4 hours of science (lab).
Physics C: Mechanics 4 PHY 141   3 hours of science (lab).
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 4 PHY elective 3 hours of science (lab).
Psychology 4 PSY 100   3 hours of social science.
Spanish Language and Culture 5 SPN 103  
SPN 201   
Placement in SPN 202 .
4 SPN 103   Placement in SPN 201 .
3   No credit for score of 3, but placement in SPN 201 .
Spanish Literature and Culture 4 SPN elective 3 hours of 200-level Spanish elective.
Statistics 4 PSY 250   Fulfills mathematics. May substitute for ECN 241 .
U.S. History 4 HST elective 3 hours of humanities or social science.
World History 4 HST 155   3 hours of humanities or social science.