Advanced Placement (AP)—Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2015–2016 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 3300 for 3 credits
Biology 4 or higher BL 1010 and BL 1020 for 8 credits
(for biology majors) 3 BL 1010 for 4 credits
Biology 4 or higher BL 1010 and BL 1020 for 8 credits
(for medical laboratory
science majors)
3 BL 1020 for 4 credits
Biology 4 or higher BL 1040 for 4 credits, BLU for 4 credits
(for all other majors) 3 BL 1040 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 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
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 4, 5 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 either HU 3294 or 3295‡
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 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 humanities modern languages director.

Official Advanced Placement scores must be submitted to Michigan Tech directly from the testing agency. Our school code is 1464.