Advanced Placement (AP)—Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2018–2019 school year.

The Advanced Placement (AP) program, a service of the College Board, allows students to earn college credits while they are still in high school.

Subject Score Credit Granted
Art History 3 or higher FA 3330 for 3 credits
Art Studio—Drawing 3 or higher FA 2050 for 3 credits
Art Studio—2D Design 3 or higher FA 2300 for 3 credits
Art Studio—3D Design 3 or higher FA 2445 for 3 credits
Biology 5 BL 1010 and BL 1020 for 8 credits
(for biology majors) 4 BLL for 4 credits
Biology 5 BL 1010 and BL 1020 for 8 credits
(for medical laboratory
science majors)
4 BLL for 4 credits
Biology 5 BL 1040 for 4 credits, BLL for 4 credits
(for all other majors) 4 BLL for 4 credits
Calculus AB
(for biology and medical laboratory science majors)
4, 5 MA 1135 for 4 credits
Calculus AB
(for all other majors)
4, 5 MA 1160 for 4 credits
Calculus AB
(for all majors)
3 May enroll in MA 2160, credit for MA 1160 awarded upon earning a grade of "C" or higher in MA 2160
  2 May enroll in MA 1161
Calculus BC 4, 5 Placement into MA 3160 with credit granted for MA 1160 and MA 2160
  3 May enroll in MA 3160, credit for MA 1160 and MA 2160 (8 credits) awarded upon earning a grade of "C" or higher in MA 3160
2 or lower Credit based on AB subscore and AB guidelines
Chemistry 4, 5 CH 1150, 1151, 1153, 1160, 1161, 1163 for 10 credits
  3 CH 1150, 1151, 1153 for 5 credits
Computer Science A 4, 5 CS 1121 for 3 credits
Computer Science Principles 4, 5 CSU 8888 for 3 credits
Economics—Macro 4, 5 EC for 3 credits (approved HASS credit)*
Economics—Micro 4, 5 EC for 3 credits (approved HASS credit)*
English Language and Composition 3 or higher UN 1015 for 3 credits**
English Literature and Composition 4, 5 UN 1015 for 3 credits**
Environmental Sciences
 
3 or higher GE 2100 for 3 credits
European History 4, 5 SS 2502 for 3 credits
French Language or French Literature 3 or higher HU 2273, 3271, 3272 for 9 credits upon successful
completion of either HU 3274 or 3275‡
German Language 3 or higher HU 3280, 3281, 3282 for 9 credits upon successful completion of either HU 3284 or 3285‡
Government and Politics—US 4, 5 SS 2600 for 3 credits
Government and Politics—Comp. 4, 5 SS 2635 for 3 credits
Human Geography 4, 5 SS 2400 for 3 credits
Music Theory
(for visual & performing arts majors)
3 or higher FAA for 3 credits (fine arts elective)
Music Theory
(for all other majors)
3 or higher FA 2500 for 3 credits
Physics 1 4, 5 PH 1110, 1111 for 4 credits
Physics 2 4, 5 PH 1200, 1210 for 4 credits
Physics B 4, 5 PH 1110, 1111, 1200, 1210 for 8 credits
Physics C—Mechanics
(for physics majors)
4, 5 PH 1160, 1161 for 5 credits
Physics C—Mechanics
(for all other majors)
4, 5 PH 1100, 2100 for 4 credits
Physics C—Elec. and Mag.
(for physics majors)
4, 5 PH 2260, 2261 for 5 credits
Physics C—Elec. and Mag.
(for all other majors)
4, 5 PH 1200, 2200 for 4 credits
Psychology
 
3 or higher PSY 2000 for 3 credits
Spanish Language or
Spanish Literature
3 or higher HU 2293, 3291, 3292 for 9 credits upon
successful completion of HU 3294, 3295, or 3296‡
Statistics 4, 5 MA 2710 for 3 credits
US History 4, 5 SS 2500 for 3 credits
World History 4, 5

SS 2504 for 3 credits

*Students scoring 4 or higher on both economics exams will receive 3 credits for EC 2001 and 3 credits for approved economics credit.

**Students scoring 4 or higher on both English Language and Composition and English Literature and Composition will receive 3 credits for UN 1015 and 3 credits of approved humanities electives.

‡ Arrangements must be made with the Department of Humanities' modern languages director. Questions may be directed to 906-487-2540 or humanities@mtu.edu.

Official Advanced Placement scores must be submitted to Michigan Tech directly from the testing agency. Our school code is 1464. If you have not previously requested your scores be sent to Michigan Tech, contact College Board at 1-888-CALL4AP.