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AP Credit Chart

WSU credit for AP exams

Washington State University awards credit for scores of three or higher on College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams.

To request a copy of your score report, contact the Educational Testing Service.

ETS, AP Exams
PO Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671

Phone: 1-888-225-5427
Email: apexams@info.collegeboard.org

Note: Course equivalents and credit hours awarded are subject to change. The Office of Admissions will assess your AP credit when you're admitted to WSU.

AP GENERAL EXAMINATIONS

Exam Name
Score
WSU Course

(Credit hours in parentheses)

Comment

Art 2D Design

3+

Fine Arts Elective (3)

 

Art 3D Design

3+

Fine Arts Elective (3)

 

Art History

3+

Fine Arts Elective (3)

 

Art: Studio (Drawing)

3+

Fine Arts 110 (3)

 

Biology

3

Biology 1XX w/Lab (4)

Biology

4+

Biology 106, 107  w/2 Labs (8)

2 labs granted

Calculus AB

3+

Mathematics 171 (4)

 

Calculus AB (Subgrade)

3+

Mathematics 171 (4)

 

Calculus AB (Subscore)

3+

Mathematics 171 (4)

 

Calculus BC

3+

Mathematics 171, 172 (8)

 

Chemistry

5

Chemistry 105, 106 (8)

2 labs granted

Chemistry

3, 4

Chemistry 105 (4)

1 lab granted

Chinese Language & Culture

5

Chinese 101 (4), Chinese Elective (2)

 

Chinese Language & Culture

4

Chinese 101 (4), Chinese Elective (1)

 

Chinese Language & Culture

3

Chinese 101 (4)

 

Computer Science A

3+

Computer Science Elective (3)

 

Economics (Macro)

3+

Economics 102 (3)

 

Economics (Micro)

3+

Economics 101 (3)

 

English Language/Comp

4+

English 101 (3)

 

English Language/Comp

3

English Elective (3)

 

English Literature/Comp

4+

English 101, 108 (6)

 

English Literature/Comp

3

English Elective (3)

 

Environmental Science

3+

EnvrSci 101L w/Lab (4)

1 lab granted

French Language & Culture

5

French 101 (4), French Elective (2)

 

French Language & Culture

4

French 101 (4), French Elective (1)

 

French Language & Culture

3

French 101 (4)

 

German Language & Culture

5

German 101 (4), German Elective (2)

 

German Language & Culture

4

German 101 (4), German Elective (1)

 

German Language & Culture

3

German 101 (4)

 

Government (American)

4+

Political Science 101 (3)

 

Government (American)

3

Political Science Elective (3)

 

Government (Comparative)

4+

Political Science 102 (3)

 

Government (Comparative)

3

Political Science Elective (3)

 

History (European)

3+

History Elective (3)

 

History (US)

3+

History Elective (3)

 

History (World)

3+

History Elective (3)

 

Human Geography

3+

Social Science Elective (3)

 

Italian Language & Culture

5

Italian 101 (4), Italian Elective (2)

 

Italian Language & Culture

4

Italian 101 (4), Italian Elective (1)

 

Italian Language & Culture

3

Italian 101 (4)

 

Japanese Language & Culture

5

Japanese 101 (4), Japanese Elective (2)

 

Japanese Language & Culture

4

Japanese 101 (4), Japanese Elective (1)

 

Japanese Language & Culture

3

Japanese 101 (4)

 

Latin

5

Latin 101 (4), Latin Elective (2)

 

Latin

4

Latin 101 (4), Latin Elective (1)

 

Latin

3

Latin 101 (4)

 

Music Theory

3+

Music Elective (2)

 

Physics 1: Algebra Based

3+

Physics Elective (3)

Physics 2: Algebra Based

3+

Physics Elective (3)

Physics B*

3+

Physics Elective (6)

No lab granted

Physics C: E + M

3+

Physics Elective (3)

No lab granted

Physics C: Mech.

3+

Physics Elective (3)

No lab granted

Psychology

3+

Psychology 105 (3)

 

Spanish Language

5

Spanish 101 (4), Spanish Elective (2)

 

Spanish Language

4

Spanish 101 (4), Spanish Elective (1)

 

Spanish Language

3

Spanish 101 (4)

 

Spanish Literature

3+

Spanish Elective (3)

 

Statistics

3+

Statistics/Mathematics 212 (4)

Statistics

4+

Management and Operations 215 (4)

 

See the WSU Catalog for more information) on University Common Requirements (UCORE).

NOTE: Advanced Placement credit policy is subject to change. Contact the Office of Admissions for an official evaluation.

* Exam is no longer offered; WSU will continue to award credit as indicated.

Revised November 2014