Jul 17, 2019  
2008-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalency Chart


AP Exam Score PC Equivalent*
Art History 4 ARH 106 (approved for fine arts core)
  5 ARH 106 or art history elective for art history majors
Studio Art 4 or 5 Fine arts core; portfolio subject to department review for art majors
Biology 4 or 5 Natural Science Core Group II or free elective
Calculus AB or BC 4 or 5 MTH 109 or MTH 131 (also approved for MTH core)
Chemistry 4 or 5 Natural Science Core Group I or free elective
Computer Science 4 or 5 Free elective
English Language & Composition 4 or 5 English proficiency & free elective
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5 English proficiency & free elective
Environmental Science 4 or 5 Natural Science Core Group II or free elective
European History** 4 Social science core or free elective
  5 European history elective, social science core, or free elective**
French Language or Literature 4 or 5 Free elective
German Language 4 or 5 Free elective
Government & Politics U.S. 4 or 5 Social science core or free elective
  5 Political science elective or social science core
Comparative Government & Politics 4 or 5 Social science core or free elective
  5 Political science elective or social science core
Human Geography 4 or 5 Social science core or free elective
Italian Language & Culture 4 or 5 Free elective
Latin-Lit 4 or 5 Free elective
Latin-Vergil 4 or 5 Free elective
Macroeconomics 4 or 5 Free elective
Microeconomics 4 or 5 Free elective
Music Theory 4 or 5 MSC 201 & 201L or free elective
Physics (B or C exam) 4 or 5 EPS 105 (Natural Science Core Group I) or free elective
Psychology 4 or 5 PSY 100 (approved for major and social science core requirements or free elective)
Sociology 4 or 5 Sociology elective, social science core, or free elective
Spanish Language or Literature 4 or 5 Free elective
Statistics 4 or 5 Free elective
U.S. History** 4 Social science core or free elective
  5 U.S. History elective, social science core, or free elective
World History** 4 Social science core or free elective
  5 Non-Western history elective, social science core, or free elective

* Free electives count toward degree requirements but are not applicable to major/minor/core requirements without approval.

** History majors who earn a score of “4” or “5” on the AP U.S. History, European History, or World History exams should refer to the history section of this publication for additional information.

NOTE: AP credits may be removed for students who earn credits in similar or repeat courses at Providence College.