Loyola University Maryland

Academic Advising and Support Center

Advanced Placement Scores

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This chart serves as a guide to help advisors and students determine which courses a student may receive credit for based upon AP Exam Scores.

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AP Score Chart: 2015-2016

Subject Area

Score

AP Exam

Result

 History of Art

4

Art History

3 CR for AH 110

 

 

5

Art History

3 CR for AH 110 and 3 CR for AH 111

2-D Design

5

Studio Art

3 CR for SA 224 based on a score of 5 PLUS portfolio review by dept

3-D Design

5

Studio Art

3 CR for SA 366 based on a score of 5 PLUS portfolio review by dept.

General Art or

Studio Art

5

Studio Art

3 CR for SA 225 based on a score of 5 PLUS portfolio review by dept.

Biology

4

Biology

3 CR for BL 113 if  non-major

 

 

4/5

Biology

3 CR for BL 121 and 1 CR for BL 126 after successful completion of BL 118/119 with a grade of C or higher

Chemistry

3

Chemistry

3 CR for CH 110 for non-science majors.  No credit for CH majors

 

4/5

Chemistry

4 CR for CH 101-105 & 4 CR for CH 102-106

 

Chinese

5

Chinese Language

3 CR for CI 104 and 3 CR for CI  201

Computer Science

4/5

Computer Science A

4 CR for CS 201

 

Economics

4/5

Microeconomics

3 CR for EC 102

 

 

4/5

Macroeconomics

3 CR for EC 103

 

 

4/5

Statistics

3 CR for EC 220 or ST 210

 

English

4/5

English Literature

3 CR for EN 101

 

French

5

French Language

3 CR for FR 104 and 3 CR for FR 201. See dept. chair for placement if planning a French major or minor.

German

5

German Language

3 CR for GR 104 and 3 CR for GR 201

History

5

European History

3 CR for HS 101

 

 

5

United States History

3 CR for HS 103

Italian

5

Italian Language

3 CR for IT 104 and 3 CR for IT 201

Latin

 4/5

Latin

3 CR for LT 103 and 3 CR for LT 104

Mathematics &

Statistics

3

Statistics

3 CR for ST 110

 

4/5

Statistics

3CR for ST 210 or ST265 or EC 220 (Depending on Major)

 

 

3

Calculus AB

Credit for MA 151. Placement in MA 252; Credit for MA 251 upon completion of MA 252 with grade of “C” or higher, the student may request to change credit from MA 151 to MA 251.

 

4/5

Calculus AB

4 CR for MA 251

 

 

3

Calculus BC

4 CR for MA 251

 

 

4/5

Calculus BC

4 CR for MA 251 and 4 CR for MA 252

 

Music

4/5

Listen/Lit

3 CR for MU 203

 

 

5

Music Theory

3 CR for MU 302 and 3 CR for MU 310

 

Physics

4/5

Physics 1

4 CR for PH 101

   4/5 Physics 2  4 CR for PH 102

 

4/5

Physics C:  Mechanics

4 CR for PH 201.  Students who demonstrate that their high school course included significant laboratory experience will receive credit for PH 291 with permission from Physics Department.

 

4/5

Physics C: Elect. & Magnetism

4 CR for PH 202.  Students who demonstrate that their high school course included significant laboratory experience will receive credit for PH 292 with permission from Physics Department.

Political Science

4/5

United States Govt. & Politics

3 CR for PS 102

 

 

4/5

Comparative Govt. & Politics

3 CR for PS 350

 

Psychology

4/5

Psychology

3 CR for PY 101

Spanish

5

Spanish Language

 

3 CR for SN 104 and 3 CR for SN 201

 

5

 

Spanish Literature

 

3 CR for SN 104 and 3 CR for SN 200-level Literature course. See dept. chair for placement if planning a Spanish major or minor.

Writing

5

English Language & Composition

3 CR for WR100 upon successful completion of WR200 or WR 220 or WR 230



PLEASE NOTE:   A student cannot obtain credit for both ST 210 and ST 265.  ST 210 will substitute for ST 265 for any requirement/prerequisite.  ST 265 will substitute for ST 210 for any requirement/prerequisite. Business majors who receive credit for MA 251 do not have to take MA 151.