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AP test credits and course equivalents

Below is a detailed chart showing the Advanced Placement test credits Union College will award students. Students may submit their scores to Union College and receive various credits awarded to them as a result. Each department has different policies and regulations about accepting and processing Advanced Placement scores. The chart lists department, score needed to be awarded credit, the credits given and the specific award given whether it be class credit or placement given.

AP Test Name Department Score Credits Award
Biology BIO 4 – 5 1 Biology 050
Calculus AB – Subscore Grade MTH 3 – 5 0 deparment head must determine if credit is earned
Chemistry CHM 4 – 5 1 Chemistry 101
Chinese Language and Culture MOLN 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Comparitive Government and Politics PSC 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Computer Science A CSC 4 – 5 1 unspecified computer science 10X
English Language & Composition EGL 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
English Literature & Composition EGL 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Envionment Science ENS 4 – 5 1 Environmental Science 100
European History HST 4 – 5 1 History 147
French Language MOLN 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
German Language MOLN 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
History of Art VART 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Human Geography ANT 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
International English Language EGL 1 – 5 0 no credit given
Italian Language & Culture ILT 4 – 5 1 Italian 100
Japanese Language & Culture JPN 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Latin CLS 4 – 5 1 unspecificed course credit
Macroeconomics ECO 4 – 5 1 ECO101 only if both Macro. & Micro. are taken with 4 or 5
Mathematics – Calculus AB MTH 3 – 5 1 Math 110
Mathematics – Calculus AB MTH 5 1 Math 110 and 112
Microeconomics ECO 4 – 5 1 ECO101 only if both Macro. & Micro. are taken with 4 or 5
Music Theory PART 4 – 5 1 unspecified course credit
Music Theory Aural Subscore PART 4 – 5 0 department head must determine if credit earned
Music Theory Nonaural Subscore PART 4 – 5 0 department head must determine if credit earned
Physics B PHY 1 – 5 0 no credit given
Physics C – Electricity/Magnetism PHY 4 – 5 1 Physics 121
Physics C – Mechanics PHY 4 – 5 1 Physics 120
Psychology PSY 4 – 5 1 Psychology 100
Spanish Language MOLN 4 – 5 1 unspecified course credit
Spanish Literature MOLN 4 – 5 1 unspecified
Statistics MTH 4 – 5 1 Math 104
Studio Art – 2D Design VART 4 – 5 0 need to reivew portfolio – see dept. chairperson
Studio Art – 3D Design VART 4 – 5 0 need to reivew portfolio – see dept. chairperson
Sudio Art – Drawing VART 4 – 5 0 need to reivew portfolio – see dept. chairperson
U.S. Government and Politics PSC 4 – 5 1 Political Science 111
United States History HST 4 – 5 1 History 102
World History HST 4 – 5 1 History 105