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Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

AP Examinations with UNC Asheville Equivalencies

AP Exam

Grade

Credit Hours

Course Waiver(s)

Art - Art History 5 4 ARTH 201 or 202
Art - Studio Art, Drawing 5 4 ART 144
Biology 4, 5 4 BIOL 123 and 124
Chemistry 4, 5 4 CHEM 111 and 132
Computer Science A 3, 4, 5 3 CSCI 181
Computer Science AB

3
4, 5

3
6

CSCI 181
CSCI 181 and 202
Economics - Macro 3, 4, 5 3 ECON 101
Economics - Micro 3, 4, 5 3 ECON 102
English - Lang & Comp 4, 5 4 LANG 120 (A)
English - Lit & Comp 4, 5 4 LANG 120 (A)
Environmental Science 3, 4, 5 3 ENVR 130
French - Language 3, 4, 5 4 FREN 230 (B)
French - Literature 3, 4, 5 4 FREN 230 (B)
Government and Politics - Comparative 3, 4, 5 3 Individually evaluated
Government and Politics - U.S. 3, 4, 5 3 Individually evaluated
History - European 3, 4, 5 3 HIST 152 (C)
History - U.S. 4, 5 3 HIST 101
History - World 3, 4, 5 3 HIST 152 (C)
Latin - Literature 3
4, 5
4
3
CLAS 102
CLAS 212
Latin - Virgil 3
4, 5
4
3
CLAS 102
CLAS 212
Math - Calculus AB 3, 4, 5 4 MATH 191
Math - Calculus BC 3
4, 5
4
8
MATH 191
MATH 191 and 192
Math - Statistics 3, 4, 5 4 STAT 185
Music Theory 3 3 Individually evaluated
Physics - B

3
4, 5

3
6
PHYS 131
PHYS 131 and 231
Physics - C (Mechanics) 3, 4, 5 3 PHYS 221
Physics - C (Electricity & Magnetism) 3
4, 5
3
6
PHYS 231
PHYS 221 and 222
Psychology 3, 4, 5 3 PSYC 100
Spanish - Language

3
4, 5

3
6
SPAN 210
SPAN 210 and 220 (B)
Spanish - Literature 3
4, 5
3
6
SPAN 210
SPAN 210 and 220 (B)

NOTES:
A. To receive credit for LANG 120, students must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  • Students with a score of 5 on one or both of the exams will receive 4 hours of credit for LANG 120.
  • Students with a score of 4 on both the Lang and Comp exam and the Lit & Comp exam will receive 4 hours of credit for LANG 120.
  • Students with a score of 4 on only one of the exams will receive 4 hours of credit for LANG 120 if they also have a score of 690 or higher on the SAT I Writing exam or a score of 32 or higher on the ACT Writing exam.

B. Students who score 5 on either exam should contact the department chair for placement.
C. Students will not receive credit for both European and World History AP tests.

Last edited by on July 2, 2014

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