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Advanced Placement (AP) Test

Credit Granting Policy*

As of July 9, 2013
(updated course numbering July 9, 2013)

Test Name Credit for "4" Credit for "5"
Art – Drawing ARTS 100** ARTS 100**
Art History ARTH 100** ARTH 100**
Biology BIOL 110 BIOL 110
Chemistry CHEM 115 CHEM 115
Chinese Language CHNSE 100** CHNSE 100**
Computer Science A CS 141 CS 141
Economics/Micro ECON 122 ECON 122
Economics/Macro ECON 123 ECON 123
English Language/Composition ENGL 100** ENGL 100**
English Literature/Composition ENGL 100** ENGL 100**
Environmental Science ENVR 105 ENVR 105
French Language FREN 232@@ FREN 232@@
French Literature FREN 100** FREN 100**
German Language GERM 232@@ GERM 232@@
History: European HIST 100** HIST 100**
History: United States HIST 100** HIST 100**
History: World History HIST 100** HIST 100**
Human Geography ERTH 100** ERTH 100**
Japanese Language JAPN 100** JAPN 100**
Latin:Vergil LATIN 131 LATIN 131
Latin Literature LATIN 131 LATIN 131
Math: Calculus AB MATH 151@

MATH 151@

MATH 152@

Math: Calculus BC

MATH 151@

MATH 152@

MATH 151@

MATH 152@

MATH 153@

Music Theory MUSC 100** MUSC 100**
Physics C: Mechanics
PHYS 221@ PHYS 221@
Politics: Gov't/Politics of U.S. POLI 210 POLI 210
Politics: Govt/Politics Comp. POLI 100** POLI 100**
Psychology PSYC 210 PSYC 210
Spanish Language SPAN 232@@ SPAN 232@@
Spanish Literature SPAN 100** SPAN 100**
Statistics MATH 138@ MATH 138@

Note: All course equivalencies listed above have a value of 1 credit (4 semester hours). Therefore, all scores of "4" or "5" for the exams listed above will earn 1 credit at Willamette. A score of "3" or below will not be given credit.

Exceptions: A '"4" in Calculus AB is equivalent to a 0.50 credit. A "5" in Calculus AB or a "4" in Calculus BC is equivalent to 1 credit, and a "5" in Calculus BC is equivalent to 1.50 credits.
For information on exams not listed above, or if you have other questions, please contact:

University Registrar,
Willamette University
900 State Street,
Salem OR 97301

* These course credits DO NOT satisfy Mode of Inquiry general requirements.

** Non-major credit in these departments. Contact Art, Environmental Science, French, Music, or Spanish departments regarding possible assignment of specific course equivalencies in these areas.

@ Credit for these courses may be applied toward the Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning requirement.

@@ These courses satisfy the Study in a Language Other Than English requirement.

Descriptions of courses listed above, access the Willamette Catalog.