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 Score Credit Course Equivalency Course Title
Art – Drawing 3 or higher ART 111 Drawing I
Art 2-D Design 3 or higher ART 130 Two-Dimensional Design Principles
Art 3-D Design 3 or higher ART 140 Three- Dimensional Design Principles
Art History 3 or higher ART 101 Art History (Cave Painting to Renaissance)
Biology 3-5 BIO 121 and BIO 122 General Biology I and II
Biology 5 And BIO 151 Principles of Biology I
Calculus (AB) 3 or higher MAT 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus (BC) 3 or higher MAT 190 and MAT 201 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I and II
Chemistry 3 CHE 121  General Chemistry Inorganic 
Chemistry 4-5 CHE 151 and CHE 152 Principles of Chemistry I & II
Comparative Government & Politics 3 or higher POL 997 for 3 credits General Political Science
Computer Science 3 or higher CIS 111 Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts
Economics/Macro 3 or higher ECO 121 Macroeconomics
Economics/Micro 3 or higher ECO 122 Microeconomics
English Language and Composition 3 or higher ENG 101 English Composition I
English Literature and Composition 3 or higher ENG 201 English Literature I
Environmental Science 3 or higher  BIO 115 Environmental Biology
French Language 3 or higher  FRE 101 and FRE 102 Elementary French I and II
German Language 3 or higher  GER 101 and GER 102 Elementary German I and II
Government and Politics 3 or higher  POL 124 American National Government
History, European 3 or higher  HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II – Modern European History
History, United States 3 or higher  HIS 203 and HIS 205 History of the United States: to 1877 and History of the United States: from 1877
History, World 3 or higher  HIS 121 and HIS 122 World Civilizations I: to 1500 World Civilizations II: from 1500
Human Geography 3 or higher  GEO 130 Cultural Geography
Japanese Language 3 or higher  JPN 101 Japanese I
Music Theory 3 or higher  MUS 120 Music Fundamentals
Physics B 3 or higher PHY 121 and PHY 122 General Physics I and II
Physics 1: Algebra-based 3 or higher PHY 121 General Physics I
Physics 2: Algebra-based 3 or higher PHY 122 General Physics II
Physics – C Mechanics 3 or higher  PHY 121 General Physics I
Physics – C Mechanics and Electricity 3 or higher  PHY 121 and PHY 122 General Physics I and II
Psychology 3 or higher  PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
Spanish Language 3 or higher  SPA 101 and SPA 102 Elementary Spanish I and II
Statistics 3 or higher MAT 131 Introduction to Statistics I

Last Updated: 9/19/16

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