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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? 
$94

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

FREE study guides to help prepare for AP testing:  https://modernstates.org/course/?subject=0&accreditation=ap

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

AP Equivalencies at UW-Green Bay

AP Exam Passing Score UWGB Course Credits Gen Ed Fulfilled
Art History 3,4,5 ART 102 & 103 6 FIN
Art, Studio (Drawing Portfolio) 3,4,5 ART 105 3 FIN
Art, Studio (2-D Design) 3,4,5 ART elective 3 FIN
Art, Studio (3-D Design) 3,4,5 ART elective 3 FIN
Biology 3,4,5 BIOL 201 & 202 4 BIO
Capstone, Research* 3,4,5 Lower Level elective 3  
Capstone, Seminar 3,4,5 WF 105 3 ENG COMP
Chemistry 3,4,5 CHEM 211/213 & 212/214 10 NAT
Chinese Lang & Cult 3,4,5 HUM STUD elective 3 GC
Computer Science A 3,4,5 COMP SCI 256 4  
Computer Science AB 3,4,5 COMP SCI elective 8  
Computer Science Principles 3,4,5 COMP SCI elective 4  
Economics, Macro or Micro 3 ECON elective 1.5  
Economics, Macro 4,5 ECON 202 3 SOC
Economics, Micro 4,5 ECON 203 3 SOC
English: Lang & Comp 3 WF 100 3 ENG COMP
4,5 WF COMP 100 & 105 6 ENG COMP
English: Lit & Comp   3 ENG 104 3 HUM
4,5 WF 100 & ENG 104 6 ENG COMP & HUM
Environmental Science 3,4,5 ENV SCI 102 3 NAT
European History 3 HIST elective 3 HUM
4,5 HUM STUD 102 & HIST elective 6 HUM
French Language 3 FRENCH 201 3  
4 FRENCH 202 3 GC
5 FRENCH 320 3 GC
French Literature 3,4,5 FRENCH elective 3 GC or HUM
German Language 3 GERMAN 201 3  
4 GERMAN 202 3 GC
5 GERMAN 320 3 GC
Gov't & Politics (U.S.) 3,4,5 POLI SCI 101 3 SOC
Gov't & Politics (Comparative) 3,4,5 POLI SCI 100 3 SOC or GC
Human Geography 3,4,5 GEOG 210 3 QL or SOC
Italian Language & Culture 3,4,5 ITALIAN 102 4 GC
Japanese Language & Culture 3 JAPANESE 101 4  
4 JAPANESE 102 4 GC
5 JAPANESE 203 4  
Latin: Vergil or Literature 3,4,5 HUM STUD elective 3 HUM
Math: Calculus AB 3,4,5 MATH 202 4 QL
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 QL
Music Theory 3,4,5 MUSIC 115 & 151 4 FIN
Physics: B # 3 PHYSICS elective 10 NAT
4,5 PHYSICS 103 & 104 10 NAT
Physics: 1 3 PHYSICS elective 5 NAT
4,5 PHYSICS 103 5 NAT or QL
Physics: 2 3 PHYSICS elective 5 NAT
4,5 PHYSICS 104 5 NAT
Physics: C (Mechanics) 3 PHYSICS elective 5 NAT
4,5 PHYSICS 201 5 NAT or QL
Physics: C (Electricity & Magnetism) 3 PHYSICS elective 5 NAT
4,5 PHYSICS 202 5 NAT
Psychology 3,4,5 PSYCH 102 3 SOC
Spanish Language 3 SPANISH 201 3  
4 SPANISH 202 3 GC
5 SPANISH 225 3 GC
Spanish Literature 3,4,5 SPANISH elective 3 HUM or GC
Statistics 3,4,5 MATH 260 4 QL
U.S. History 3 HIST elective 3 HUM
4,5 HIST 205 & HIST 206 6 HUM
World History 3 HIST elective 3 GC or HUM
4,5 HUM STUD 103 & 104 6 GC or HUM
*AP Research content may vary within the course, so speak to the appropriate Department Chair upon enrollment for more information.

Last updated: April 29, 2020