Advanced Placement (AP) Credits

Did you take Advanced Placement (AP) courses in high school? You may have already earned college credits at Montgomery County Community College. Have the College Board send your scores directly to us today. Get the credits you earned – and complete your degree sooner!

The course for which credit is granted must be acceptable toward your degree. The following are credit course equivalencies given for successful completion of the AP examination (a score of 3 or better).

Advanced Placement Examination Credit Course Equivalency Course Title
Art – Drawing ART 111 Drawing I
Art 2-D Design ART 130 Two-Dimensional Design Principles
Art History ART 101 Art History (Cave Painting to Renaissance)
Biology BIO 121 and BIO 122 General Biology 1 and II
Calculus (AB) MAT 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus (BC) MAT 190 and MAT 201 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and II
Chemistry CHE 121 and CHE 122 General Chemistry Inorganic and General Chemistry Organic
Computer Science CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts
Economics/Macro ECO 121 Macroeconomics
Economics/Micro ECO 122 Microeconomics
English Language and Composition ENG 101 English Composition I
English Literature and Composition ENG 201 English Literature I
Environmental Science BIO 115 Environmental Biology
French Language FRE 101 and FRE 102 Elementary French I and II
German Language GER 101 and GER 102 Elementary German I and II
Government and Politics POL 124 American National Government
History, European HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II – Modern European History
History, United States HIS 203 and HIS 205 History of the United States: to 1877 History of the United States: from 1877
History, World HIS 121 and HIS 122 World Civilizations I: to 1500 World Civilizations II: from 1500
Human Geography GEO 130 Cultural Geography
Japanese Language JPN 101 Japanese I
Music Theory MUS 120 Music Fundamentals
Physics – C Mechanics PHY 121 General Physics I
Physics – C Mechanics and Electricity PHY 121 and PHY 122 General Physics I and II
Psychology PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
Spanish Language SPA 101 and SPA 102 Elementary Spanish I and II
Statistics MAT 131 Introduction to Statistics I