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AP Exam Credit

WestConn participates in the College Board Advanced Placement Program and awards college credit to entering students with qualifying scores. Applicants who seek advanced placement because they have taken one or more of the Advanced Placement Examinations should have the examination results sent to the Office of Admissions prior to enrollment.

A minimum score of 3 is required except as noted for specific exams.

AP Class Western Credit Western Courses
     
Art       6 ART 100, 101
Biology 8 BIO 103, 104
Chemistry (score of 4 or 5) 4 CHE 110
Classics 6 REG 100
Computer Science A  4 CS 140
Computer Science AB   4 CS 140
Environmental Science 4 BIO/ENV 156
Economics: Macro. 3 ECO 100
Economics: Micro.          3 ECO 101
English: Lang/Comp or English: Lit/Comp 6 WRT 101. 991W
French: Literature 6 FR 162, 164
French: Language 6 FR 162, 164
Geography or Human Geography 3 GEO 100
German 6 GER 162, 164
History: American 6 HIS 148, 149
History: European 6 HIS 186, 187
History: World 6 HIS 991
Italian  6 IT 162, 164
Mathematics: Calculus AB     4 MAT 181
Mathematics: Calculus BC     8 MAT 181, 182
Music Theory –
Music Major score of 5
2 MUS 108
Music Theory –
non Music Major score of 4 or 5
3 MUS 105
Physics 2 (previously names Physics C) (on a case by case basis to be reviewed by Dept. Chair) PHY 110, 111
Physics 1 (previously named Physics B) (score of 4 or 5 - on a case basis to be reviewed by Dept. Chair) PHY 120, 121
Political Science: Govt. & Pol.US 6 PS 102, 991
Political Science: Govt. Pol. Comp. 6 PS 104, 991
Psychology      3 PSY 100
Spanish 6 SPA 162, 164
Statistics 3 MAT 120 or FIN 230