Advanced Placement Equivalence

The information below applies to the Class of 2021 and later.

College students in the Class of 2020 and earlier should refer to the Policies and Procedures for their class.

EXAMINATION  SCORE  PENN CREDIT AWARDED
Art History 5 Waiver for ARTH 101 or ARTH 102, consult with undergraduate chair
Art (Studio) 5 No credit (possible exemption for majors, portfolio consideration)
Biology   No credit
Chemistry*   No credit
Computer Science A 5 CIS 110 (1 c.u.) (credit for "A" or "AB" but not both exams)
Computer Science AB 5, 4 CIS 110 (1 c.u.) credit for "A" or "AB" but not both exams)
Economics, Micro 5 ECON 001 waiver
Economics, Macro 5 ECON 002 waiver
English Language/Composition   No credit
English Literature/Composition   No credit
Environmental Science   No credit
European History   No credit
French Language 5 FREN 202 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
French Language 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
French Literature 5 FREN 212 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
French Literature 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
German Language 5 GRMN 104 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
German Language 4 No credit (must pass the departmental exam to fulfill language requirement)
Government and Politics   No credit
Human Geography   No credit
Italian Language and Culture 5 ITAL 201 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Italian Language and Culture 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Latin 5 LATN 204 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Latin 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Latin Literature 5 LATN 204 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Latin, Literature 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Latin, Vergil 5 LATN 204 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Latin, Vergil 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Mathematics AB   No credit
Mathematics BC* 5 MATH 104 (1 c.u.)
Music Theory   No credit
Physics-B 5 PHYS 101 (1.5 c.u.) and PHYS 102 (1.5 c.u.)
Physics 1 5 PHYS 101 (1.5 c.u.)
Physics 2 5 PHYS 102 (1.5 c.u.)
Physics-C (Mechanics) 5 PHYS 150 (1.5 c.u.)
Physics-C (Electricity and Magnetism) 5 PHYS 151 (1.5 c.u.)
Psychology 5 PSYC 001 waiver
Spanish Language 5 SPAN 202 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Spanish Language 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Spanish Literature 5 SPAN 212 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Spanish Literature 4 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Statistics 5 STAT 101 waiver or STAT 111 waiver
United States History   No credit
World History   No credit

* An internal departmental examination is also available for credit.