College Board Advanced Placement

College Board Advanced Placement

In most cases, students may receive anywhere from three to eight semester hours of credit for each AP examination score of 3 or higher. Students may also become eligible to enter intermediate or advanced courses in a field depending upon their performance on advanced placement tests.

The following is a list of advanced placement examinations for which Western Carolina University may award academic credit.

 

AP Examination Score Required Hours Granted WCU Course(s) Satisfied
American History 3 6 HIST 231, 232
Biology 5 4 BIOL 140
Calculus AB 3 4 MATH 153
Calculus BC 3 8 MATH 153, 255
Chemistry 3 8 CHEM 139, 140
Chinese Language & Culture 6 CHIN 102, 132 
Chinese Langauge & Culture 4, 5  CHIN 231, 232 
Computer Science A 3 3 CS 150
Computer Science AB 3 6 CS 150, 151
English Language/ 3 3 ENGL 101
Composition
English Language 4 or above 6 ENGL 101, 202
Composition
Composition 4 or above 6 ENGL 101, 202
Environmental Science 3 3 ENVH 130
European History 3 6 HIST  221, 222
French Language 3 6 FREN 102, 231
  4 6 FREN 231, 232
  5 6 FREN 232, 301
French Literature 3 3 FREN 310
  4 or 5 3 FREN 331 or 332
Human Geology 3 3 LS P1
German Language 3 6 GER 102, 231
  4 6 GER 231, 232
  5 6 GER 232, 301
Government and Politics      
United States 3 3 PSC 150
Comparative 3 3 PSC 110
History of Art 3 6 ART 136, 137
Japanese Language & Culture  JPN 102, 231 
Japanese Language & Culture 4, 5  JPN 231, 232
Latin 4 or above 6 ELECTIVE
Latin: Vergil LAT 101, 102 
Macroeconomics 3 3 ECON 232
Microeconomics 3 3 ECON 231
Music Listening and Literature 3 1 ELECTIVE
Music Theory 3 4 ELECTIVE
Physics C 3 4 PHYS 230
Physics C 4 or above 8 PHYS 230, 231
Physics I 3 4 PHYS 130
Physics II 3 4 PHYS 131
Psychology 4 or above 3 PSY 150
Spanish Language 3 6 SPAN 102, 231
  4 6 SPAN 231, 232
  5 6 SPAN 232, 301
Spanish Literature 3 3 SPAN 310
  4 or 5 3 SPAN 330 OR 333
Statistics 3 3 MATH 170
Studio Art 3 3 ELECTIVE*
      *Portfolio review required
 

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