Advanced Placement (AP) Program

What are they?  National, standardized exams that yield UW-Green Bay degree credits, assuming the minimum score is achieved.

Who can earn UW-Green Bay credits this way? College-bound high school students.

Where are the exams given?  At sites coordinated by the high schools.

When are the exams given?  Annually, in May.

How much does it cost per exam? $89

Website: http://www.collegeboard.org/ap/students

NOTE: # Exam discontinued after 2013-2014, replaced with Physics 1 & 2.

AP Equivalencies at UW-Green Bay
AP Exam Passing Score UWGB Course credits
Art, History of 3,4,5 ART 102 & 103 6
Art, Studio (Drawing Portfolio) 3,4,5 ART 105 3
Art, Studio (2-D Design) 3,4,5 ART elective 3
Art, Studio (3-D Design) 3,4,5 ART elective 3
Biology 3,4,5 BIOL 202 4
Chemistry 3,4,5 CHEM 211/213 & 212/214 10
Chinese Lang & Cult 3,4,5 HUM STUD elective 3
Computer Science A 3,4,5 COMP SCI elective 4
Computer Science AB 3,4,5 COMP SCI elective 8
Economics, Macro or Micro 3 ECON elective 1.5
Economics, Macro 4,5 ECON 202 3
Economics, Micro 4,5 ECON 203 3
English: Lang & Comp
3 ENG COMP 100 3
4,5 ENG COMP 100 & 105 6
English: Lit & Comp   3 ENG 104 3
4,5 ENG COMP 100 & ENG 104 6
Environmental Science 3,4,5 ENV SCI 102 3
European History 3 HIST elective 3
4,5 HUM STUD 102 & HIST elective 6
French Language 3 FRENCH 201 3
4 FRENCH 202 3
5 FRENCH 225 3
French Literature 3,4,5 FRENCH elective 3
German Language 3 GERMAN 201 3
4 GERMAN 202 3
5 GERMAN 225 3
Gov't & Politics (U.S.) 3,4,5 POLI SCI 101 3
Gov't & Politics (Comparative) 3,4,5 POLI SCI 100 3
Human Geography 3,4,5 GEOG 210 3
Italian Language & Culture 3,4,5 ITALIAN 102 4
Japanese Language & Culture 3 JAPANESE 101 4
4 JAPANESE 102 4
5 JAPANESE 203 4
Latin: Vergil or Literature 3,4,5 HUM STUD elective 3
Math: Calculus AB 3,4,5 MATH 202 4
Math: Calculus BC
(the Calc BC exam includes a Calc AB subscore;
students who do not achieve a 3,4, or 5 on the
overall Calc BC exam, but who achieve a 3,4, or 5
on the Calc AB subscore will receive the credit
awarded for Calc AB, above)
3,4,5 MATH 202 & 203 8
Music Theory 3,4,5 MUSIC 115 & 151 4
Physics: B # 3 PHYSICS elective 10
4,5 PHYSICS 103 & 104 10
Physics: 1 3 PHYSICS elective 5
4,5 PHYSICS 103 5
Physics: 2 3 PHYSICS elective 5
4,5 PHYSICS 104 5
Physics: C (Mechanics) 3 PHYSICS elective 5
4,5 PHYSICS 201 5
Physics: C (Electricity & Magnetism) 3 PHYSICS elective 5
4,5 PHYSICS 202 5
Psychology 3,4,5 PSYCH 102 3
Spanish Language 3 SPANISH 201 3
4 SPANISH 202 3
5 SPANISH 225 3
Spanish Literature 3,4,5 SPANISH elective 3
Statistics 3,4,5 MATH 260 4
U.S. History 3 HIST elective 3
4,5 HIST 205 & HIST 206 6
World History 3 HIST elective 3
4,5 HUM STUD 103 & 104 6

Last updated: March 26, 2014