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Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies Guidelines

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Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies Guidelines

AP EXAM

SCORE

CCNY EQUIVALENCY

CREDITS

REQUIREMENT DESIGNATIONS

NOTES/PREREQS

Art

4 or 5

ART 10000

3

CE

 

Art

3 ART 99902 3    

Art – Drawing

4 or 5

ART 10200

3

 

 

Art – Drawing

3 ART 99902` 3    

Art – 2D design

4 or 5

ART 10100

3

 

 

Art – 2D design

3 ART 99902 3    

Biology

4 or 5 BIO 10100 & 10200 4 & 4 LPS, SW (S) Exemption in 101 & 102, placement in 206 & 207

Biology

3 BIO 10004 3 LPS  

Chemistry

4 or 5

CHEM 10301 & 10401

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Chemistry

3 CHEM  11000 3    

Chinese Language

5 CHIN 99902 6 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Chinese Language

4 CHIN 22600 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Chinese Language

3 CHIN 12400 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Computer Science A

4 or 5

CSC 10200

3

 

 

Computer Science A

3 CSC 10000 3    

Computer Science AB

5 CSC 10200 &
CSC 99902
3 & 3    

Computer Science AB

4

CSC 10200

3

 

 

Computer Science AB

3

CSC 99902

3

 

 

Computer Science Principles

3, 4, or 5 CSC 10000 3    

Economics-Macro

3, 4, or 5 ECO 10350 3    

Economics-Micro

3, 4, or 5

ECO 10250

3

IS

 

English Language /Composition

4 or 5

ENGL 11000

3

EC

 

English Language /Composition

3 HUM 99902 3    

English Literature /Composition

4 or 5

WHUM 10100

3

WCGI

 

English Literature /Composition

3 HUM 99902 3    

Environmental Science

5 EAS 10400 3 LPS, (S) EAS majors are not exempt from EAS 106 as a requirement

Environmental Science

3 or 4

EAS 10400

3

LPS

 

European History

4 or 5

HIST 99902

3

WCGI

 

European History

3 FCWG 10000 3 WCGI  

French Language

4 or 5

FREN 226

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

French Language

3 FREN 124 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

French Literature

3, 4, or 5

French 99902

3

 

 

German Language

4 or 5 GERM 226 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

German Language

3 GERM 124 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Government & Politics US

4 or 5

PSC 10100

3

USED

 

Government & Politics US

3 PSC 10100 3 USED  

Government & Politics - comp

4 or 5

PSC 10400

3

 

 

Government & Politics - comp

3 PSC 10400 3    

Italian Language

4 or 5 ITAL 226 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Italian Language

3 ITAL 124 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

5

LAT 99902  

3

 

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

4 LAT 353 3   Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

3 LAT 252 3   Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin (without Virgil)

4 or 5

LAT 252

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin (without Virgil)

3 LAT 122 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Literature

4 or 5 Latin 99902 3   Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Literature

3

LAT 353

3

 

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Math AB (Calculus)

 4 or 5

MATH 20500

4

MQR, (S)

 Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math AB (Calculus)

3 RCMQ 10000 4 (S)  Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math AB (Calculus)

 4 or 5

MATH 20100

4

MQR, (S)

Engineering, Physics, Math, & Chemistry majors

Math AB (Calculus)

4 or 5 RCMQ 10000 4 (S) Recommended for Psychology Majors

Math AB (Calculus) Sub-Score

4 or 5 Math 20100 4 MQR, (S) Engineering, Physics, Math, & Chemistry majors

Math AB (Calculus) Sub-Score

3 RCMQ 10000 4 (S)  

Math BC (Calculus)

4 or 5

MATH 20500

4

MQR, (S)

Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math BC (Calculus)

3 RCMQ 10000 4 (S) Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math BC (Calculus) *subject to change in Spring 2019*

 4 or 5

MATH 20100 & MATH 20200

4 & 3

MQR, (S)

Engineering, Physics, Math, & Chemistry majors

Math BC (Calculus)

3

RCMQ 10000

4

(S)

Given only when there is no higher AB sub-score

Math – Statistics

3, 4, or 5

Math 17300

4

MQR

 

Music

5 MUS 13200 3    

Music

4

MUS 13100 

3

 

 

Music

3 MUS 99902  3    

Physics 1

4 or 5 PHYS 20300 4 LPS (S)  

Physics 1

3 PHYS 99902 4    

Physics B

4 or 5

PHYS 20300 & 20400

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Physics B

3 PHYS 99902 4    

Physics C

4 or 5

PHYS 20700

4

LPS, (S)

 

Physics C

3 PHYS 99902 4    

Physics C – E & M  (Combined)

4 or 5

PHYS 20800

4

SW (S)

 

Physics C – E & M  (Combined)

3 PHYS 99902 4    

Psychology

3, 4, or 5

PSY 10200

3

IS

 

Russian Language

4 or 5

RUSS 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Russian Language

3 RUSS 124 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Language

4 or 5

SPAN 226

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Language

3 SPAN 124 3 CO NOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

5

SPAN 351

3

 

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

4 SPAN 322 3   Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

3 SPAN 321 3   Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

U.S. History

4 or 5

USSO 10100 or
HIST 240 or
HIST 241

3

USED

 

U.S. History

3 FCUS 10000 3    

World History

4 or 5

WCIV 10100 &
WCIV 10200

3 & 3

WCGI

 

World History

3 FCWG 10000 3    


Important Note

  • Students may receive a combined maximum of 32 credits from pre-college tests or coursework

Requirement Designation Key

CE: Creative Expressions

MQR:  Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning

CO:  College Option

SW:  Scientific World

EC: English Composition

USED:  U.S. Experience in its Diversity

IS: Individual and Society

WCGI:  World Cultures and Global Issues

LPS:  Life and Physical Sciences

(S) STEM Course



Updated May 21, 2018
Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies Guidelines