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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 – Drawing

4 or 5

ART 10200

3

 

 

Art – 2D design

4 or 5

ART 10100

3

 

 

Biology

4 or 5

Bio 101 & Bio 102

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

Exemption in 101&102, placement in 206 & 207

Chemistry

4 or 5

Chem 10301 & 10401

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Chinese Language

5

99902

6

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Chinese Language 4 99902 3 CO Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Computer Science A

4 or 5

CSC 10200

3

 

 

Computer Science AB

4

CSC 10200

3

 

 

Computer Science AB

5

CSC 10200 & CSC 99902

3 & 3

 

 

Economics-Macro

4 or 5

ECO 10350

3

 

 

Economics-Micro

4 or 5

ECO 10250

3

IS

 

English Language/Composition

4 or 5

ENGL 11000

3

EC

 

English Literature/Composition

4 or 5

WHUM 10100

3

WCGI

 

Environmental Science

4

EAS 10400

3

LPS

 

Environmental Science

5

EAS 10600

3

LPS, SW (S)

EAS majors are not exempt from EAS 106 as a requirement

European History

4 or 5

HIST 99902

3

 

 

French Language

4 or 5

French 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

French Literature

5

French 99902

3

 

 

German Language

4 or 5

German 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Government & Politics US

4 or 5

PSC 10100

3

USED

 

Government & Politics - comp

4 or 5

PSC 10400

3

 

 

Italian Language

4 or 5

Italian 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Virgil

5

Latin 353 &
Latin 99902  

3
3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin (without Virgil)

 

Latin 99902

6

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Latin – Literature

5

Latin 99902

3

 

 

Math AB (Calculus)

 4 or 5

MATH 20500

4

MQR, (S)

 Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math AB (Calculus)

 4 or 5

MATH 20100

3

MQR, (S)

Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry majors

Math AB (Calculus) sub-score

4 or 5 Math 20100 3 MQR, (S)  

Math BC (Calculus)

4 or 5

MATH 20500

4

MQR, (S)

Biology or Architecture majors-when student requests

Math BC (Calculus)

 5

MATH 20100 & MATH 20200

3 & 3

MQR, (S)

Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry majors

Math BC (Calculus)

4

MATH 20100

3

MQR, (S)

 

Math – Statistics

4 or 5

Math 17300

4

MQR

 

Music

4

MUS 13200 &

MUS 16200

3 & 2

 

 

Music

5

MUS 13200 & MUS16200 &
MUS 23100 &

MUS 26100

3
2

3
2

 

 

 

Physics B

4 or 5

PHYS 20300 & 20400

4 & 4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Physics C

4 or 5

PHYS 20700

4

LPS, SW (S)

 

Physics C – E & M  (Combined)

4 or 5
4 or 5

PHYS 20700
PHYS 20800

4
4

LPS, SW (S)
LPS, SW (S)

 

Psychology

4 or 5

PSY 10200

3

IS

 

Russian Language

4 or 5

RUSS 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Language

4 or 5

SPAN 99902

3

CO

Exempt from Foreign Language requirement

Spanish Literature

5

Spanish 35100

3

 

 

U.S. History

4 or 5

USSO 10100

3

USED

 

World History

5

HIST 99902

3

 

 


Important Notes

  • Students may receive a maximum of 32 credits from pre-college tests or coursework
  • Scores of 3 will earn credit; equivalencies are to be determined

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 March 7, 2018
Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies Guidelines