Advanced Placement (AP) Program

What are AP tests?

Advanced Placement (AP) tests are 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?

$96 per exam.

For more information:

Visit the College Board AP Webpage

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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
African American Studies 3 HIST elective 3
 
 
4,5 HIST 207 3 ETS
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 Language & Culture 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  
4,5 WF COMP 100 & 105 6 ENG COMP
English: Lit & Comp   3 ENG 104 3 HUM
4,5 WF 100 & ENG 104 6 HUM
Environmental Science 3,4,5 ENV SCI 102 3 NAT
European History 3 HIST elective 3 HUM
4,5 HIST 102 & HIST elective 6 HUM
French Language & Culture 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 & Culture 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 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 5on the Calc AB subscore will receive the credit awarded for Calc AB above)
3,4,5 MATH 202 & 203 8 QL
Math: Precalculus 3,4,5 MATH 104 4  
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 & Culture 3 SPANISH 201 3  
4 SPANISH 202 3 GC
5 SPANISH 225 3 GC
Spanish Literature & Culture 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: Modern 3 HIST elective 3 GC or HUM
4,5 HIST 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: August 1, 2022