Alternative Credit

 

Credit by Examination (CBE)

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP exams are used by high school students who are advanced enough in a specific subject area to place them in a more advanced term of study in that subject matter. Certain AP score level benchmarks allow students to gain CBE. Students can request AP scores by contacting:

AP program
PO Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
(609) 771-7300
apexams@info.collegeboard


Advanced Placement Examinations

AP Exam Title Score for credit CSI Equivalent Course Number of Credits
Art History 4 ARTS 101 Art History I &
ARTS 102 Art History II
3 &
3
Studio Art 4 ARTS Electives See Dept.
Biology 3 BIOL 201 (Lecture only) 3
Chemistry 3 CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry 5
Computer Science A 4 COMS 226 (Intro to Programming JAVA) 3
Computer Science AB 4 COMS 226 (Intro to Programming JAVA) &
COMS 250 (Data Structures)
3 &

3
Economics: Macro 4 ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Economics: Micro 4 ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
English 3 ENGL 101 English Composition 1 3
English 5 ENGL 101 English Composition 1 &
ENGL 102 English Composition 2 (Students have to take ENG 201 to receive all 6 credits for an A.A. or A.S. degree)
3 &
3
English Literature 3 ENGL 175 Introduction to Literature 3
Gov &Politics: U.S. 3 POLS 101 American National Government 3
Mathematics: Calculus AB 3 MATH 170 Calculus I 5
Mathematics: Calculus BC 4 MATH 170 Calculus I &
MATH 175 Calculus II
4&
5
Physics B 3 PHYS 111 General Physics 1 4
Psychology 3 PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
Statistics 3 MATH 253 Introduction to Statistics 3
United States History 3 HIST 111 U.S. History I 3
United States History 4 HIST 111  U.S. History I  &
HIST 112  U.S. History II
3 &
3