Credit by Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

Credit by Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

BU may award credit for Advanced Placement Exams (AP exams) upon receipt of verification of a score of 3, 4, or 5 by the registrar's office. Official scores must be sent directly from The College Board's Advanced Placement Program to BU.

Evaluation of the AP score and the appropriate credit level and course equivalency, if any, will be determined by departmental policy. Visit CollegeBoard for questions regarding AP exam information.

 

AP Examination Test Score Credits Given For: No. of Credits
Art History 3,4,5 ARTHSTRY.215 American Art History 3
Biology 3 BIOLOGY.101 Human Biology 3
Biology 4,5 BIOLOGY.100 Cells, Genes & Molecules and
BIOLOGY.101 Human Biology
6
Calculus AB 3,4,5 MATH.125 Calculus 1 3
Calculus BC 3,4,5 MATH.125 Calculus 1 and MATH.126 Calculus 2 6
Chemistry 3 CHEM.101 Intro Chemistry 3
Chemistry 4 See department for evaluation of laboratory component. Possible credit for CHEM.115 Chemistry for Sciences 1 4
Chemistry 5 See department for evaluation of laboratory component. Possible credit for CHEM.115 Chemistry for Sciences 1 and CHEM.116 Chemistry for Sciences 2 8
Comparative Government & Politics 3,4,5 POLISCI.101 Elements of Political Science 3
Computer Science A 3,4,5 COMPSCI.121 Obj-Orien Prog Java 4
Computer Science AB 3,4,5 COMPSCI.121 Obj-Orien Prog Java (and COMPSCI.199 Comp Sci Transfer or COMPSCI.122 Graph Interface Java (See department for evaluation). 8
Economics: Macro 3,4,5 ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Economics: Micro 3,4,5 ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Microeconomics 3
*English: Language and Composition 3,4,5 ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing 3
*English: Literature and Composition 3,4,5 ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing (or ENGLISH.151 Intro to Literature if credit for ENGLISH.101 is already given) 3
Environmental Science 3,4,5 EGGS.105 Environmental Issues and Choices 3
European History (Effective Fall 2006) 3 HISTORY.199 History Transfer 3
European History 4,5 HISTORY.126 Western Civilization since 1650 3
French Language 3,4,5 FRENCH.101 French 1 3
German Language (Effective Fall 2006) 3,4,5 GERMAN.101 German 1 3
Human Geography 4,5 EGGS.102 World Cultural Geography 3
Latin-Literature 3,4,5 LATIN.101 Latin 1 3
Latin-Vergil 3,4,5 LATIN.101 Latin 1 3
Music: Listening and Literature 4,5 MUSIC.101 Music Listening 3
Music: Theory 4,5 MUSIC.210 Theory 1 3
Physics B 3,4,5 PHYSICS.111 Intro Physics 1 and PHYSICS.112 Intro Physics 2 8
Physics C - Mechanics 3,4,5 PHYSICS.211 General Physics 1 4
Physics C- Electricity/ Magnetism 3,4,5 PHYSICS.212 General Physics 2 4
Psychology 3,4,5 PSYCH.101 General Psychology 3
Spanish Language 3,4,5 SPANISH.101 Spanish 1 3
Spanish Literature 3,4,5 SPANISH.101 Spanish 1 and SPANISH.102 Spanish 2 6
Statistics 3,4,5 MATH.141 Intro to Statistics 3
Studio Art-Drawing 3,4,5 ARTSTDIO.199 Art Studio Transfer 3
Studio Art-2D No Credit Given
Studio Art-3D No Credit Given
US History (Effective Fall 2006) 3 HISTORY.199 History Transfer 3
US History 4 HISTORY.121 US History Colonial Per 1877 or HISTORY.122 US History 1877 Present as discretion of chair, after consultation with individual student 3
5 HISTORY.121 US History Colonial Per 1877 and HISTORY.122 US History 1877 Present 6
Government and Politics US 4,5 POLISCI.120 US Government 3
World History 4,5 HISTORY.199 History Transfer 3

 

* English Credit for Department Examination

Only a maximum of six (6) credits may be awarded for passing different possibilities

 

Exam (s): BU Equiv: Credits BU Equiv: Credits
Department Exam Only ENGLISH.101 3
AP Lang/Comp Only ENGLISH.101 3
AP Lit/Comp Only ENGLISH.101 3
AP Lang/Comp and AP Lit/Comp ENGLISH.101 3 and ENGLISH.151 3
Dept. Exam and AP Lang/Comp ENGLISH.101 3 and ENGLISH.199 3
Dept. Exam and AP Lit/Comp ENGLISH.101 3 and ENGLISH.151 3