Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies Guidelines

AP EXAM

SCORE

CCNY EQUIVALENCY

CREDITS

REQUIREMENT DESIGNATIONS

NOTES/PREREQS

Art

4 or 5

ART 10000

3

CE

 

Art

3ART 999023  

Art – Drawing

4 or 5

ART 10200

3

 

 

Art – Drawing

3ART 99902`3  

Art – 2D design

4 or 5

ART 10100

3

 

 

Art – 2D design

3ART 999023  

Biology

4 or 5BIO 10100 & 102004 & 4LPS, SW (S)Exemption in 101 & 102, placement in 206 & 207

Biology

3BIO 100043LPS 

Chemistry

4 or 5

CHEM 10301 & 10401

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Chemistry

3CHEM  110003  

Chinese Language

5CHIN 999026COExempt from Foreign Language requirement

Chinese Language

4CHIN 226003COExempt from Foreign Language requirement

Chinese Language

3CHIN 124003CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Computer Science A

4 or 5

CSC 10200

3

 

 

Computer Science A

3CSC 100003  

Computer Science AB

5CSC 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 5CSC 100003  

Economics-Macro

3, 4, or 5ECO 103503  

Economics-Micro

3, 4, or 5

ECO 10250

3

IS

 

English Language /Composition

4 or 5

ENGL 11000

3

EC

 

English Language /Composition

3HUM 999023  

English Literature /Composition

4 or 5

WHUM 10100

3

WCGI

 

English Literature /Composition

3HUM 999023  

Environmental Science

5EAS 104003LPS, (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

3FCWG 100003WCGI 

French Language

4 or 5

FREN 226

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

French Language

3FREN 1243CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

French Literature

3, 4, or 5

French 99902

3

 

 

German Language

4 or 5GERM 2263COExempt from Foreign Language requirement

German Language

3GERM 1243CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Government & Politics US

4 or 5

PSC 10100

3

USED

 

Government & Politics US

3PSC 101003USED 

Government & Politics - comp

4 or 5

PSC 10400

3

 

 

Government & Politics - comp

3PSC 104003  

Italian Language

4 or 5ITAL 2263COExempt from Foreign Language requirement

Italian Language

3ITAL 1243CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

5

LAT 99902  

3

 

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

4LAT 3533 Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

3LAT 2523 Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin (without Virgil)

4 or 5

LAT 252

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin (without Virgil)

3LAT 1223CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Literature

4 or 5Latin 999023 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)

3RCMQ 100004(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 5RCMQ 100004(S)Recommended for Psychology Majors

Math AB (Calculus) Sub-Score

4 or 5Math 201004MQR, (S)Engineering, Physics, Math, & Chemistry majors

Math AB (Calculus) Sub-Score

3RCMQ 100004(S) 

Math BC (Calculus)

4 or 5

MATH 20500

4

MQR, (S)

Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math BC (Calculus)

3RCMQ 100004(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

5MUS 132003  

Music

4

MUS 13100 

3

 

 

Music

3MUS 99902 3  

Physics 1

4 or 5PHYS 203004LPS (S) 

Physics 1

3PHYS 999024  

Physics B

4 or 5

PHYS 20300 & 20400

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Physics B

3PHYS 999024  

Physics C

4 or 5

PHYS 20700

4

LPS, (S)

 

Physics C

3PHYS 999024  

Physics C – E & M  (Combined)

4 or 5

PHYS 20800

4

SW (S)

 

Physics C – E & M  (Combined)

3PHYS 999024  

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

3RUSS 1243CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Language

4 or 5

SPAN 226

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Language

3SPAN 1243CONOT exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

5

SPAN 351

3

 

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

4SPAN 3223 Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

3SPAN 3213 Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

U.S. History

4 or 5

USSO 10100 or
HIST 240 or
HIST 241

3

USED

 

U.S. History

3FCUS 100003  

World History

4 or 5

WCIV 10100 &
WCIV 10200

3 & 3

WCGI

 

World History

3FCWG 100003  


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