Advanced Placement Credit (AP Credit)

In compliance with the UNC system policy 700.10.1 [R], UNC Greensboro accepts Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Scores from the College Board for scores of three or higher on one or more AP Exam(s).   To help improve student’s completion and progression towards a degree, qualified AP Exam(s) Score will be awarded for specific credit hours aligned with the equivalent UNCG course(s).  The corresponding credits and scores accepted are listed below.

AP CourseAP ScoreUNCG Credit Equivalencies
ART HISTORY33 hours of general elective credit in Art History
ART HISTORY4 or 5ARH 110 and ARH 111
BIOLOGY3BIO 105 BIO 105L
BIOLOGY4BIO 111 & 111L
BIO 112 & 112L
CALCULUS AB3MAT 191
CALCULUS BC3MAT 191
MAT 292
CHEMISTRY3CHE 103
CHE 110
CHEMISTRY4CHE 111
CHE 112
CHE 114
CHE 115
CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3CHI 203
CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4CHI 203
CHI 204
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS3PSC 260
COMPUTER SCIENCE A3CSC 130
COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES3CSC 100
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION3ENG 101
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION4ENG 101
ENG 102
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION5ENG 101
ENG 102
ENG 104
ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION3ENG 104
ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION4ENG 204
ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION5ENG 101
ENG 102
ENG 104
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE3BIO 105
BIO 105L
EUROPEAN HISTORY3HIS 222 OR HIS 223
EUROPEAN HISTORY4HIS 222
HIS 223
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY3GES 105
FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3FRE 203
FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4FRE 203
FRE 204
GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3GER 203
GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4GER 203
GER 204
ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3ITA 203
ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4ITA 203
ITA 204
JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3JNS 203
JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4JNS 203
JNS 204
LATIN3LAT 203
LATIN4LAT 203
LAT 204
MICROECONOMICS3ECO 201
MACROECONOMICS3ECO 202
MUSIC THEORY (NONAURAL AND AURAL EXAM)3Students who earn a 3 on both qualify for Fundamentals Placement Exam and MUS 100
MUSIC THEORY (NONAURAL EXAM)4MUS 101
MUSIC THEORY (NONAURAL EXAM)5MUS 101
MUS 102
MUSIC THEORY (AURAL EXAM)3See above
MUSIC THEORY (AURAL EXAM)4MUS 105
MUSIC THEORY (AURAL EXAM)5MUS 105
MUS 106
PHYSICS 13PHY 211 & LAB
PHYSICS 14PHY 211 & LAB
PHYSICS 23PHY 212 & LAB
PHYSICS 24PHY 212 & LAB
PSYCHOLOGY3PSY 121
SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE3SPA 203
SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE4SPA 203
SPA 204
SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE3SPA 204
SPANISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE4SPA 204
SPA 3xx (300-level elective)
STATISTICS3STA 108
STATISTICS4ECO 250
STA 108
STATISTICS5ECO 250
STA 108
STA 271
STUDIO ART 2-D DESIGN33 hours of general elective credit in Art
STUDIO ART 3-D DESIGN33 hours of general elective credit in Art
STUDIO ART DRAWING33 hours of general elective credit in Art
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS3PSC 200
UNITED STATES HISTORY3HIS 211 OR HIS 212
UNITED STATES HISTORY4HIS 211
HIS 212
WORLD HISTORY3HIS 101
WORLD HISTORY4HIS 2XX (GMO)
PHYSICS: Electricity & Magetism ** UNCG does not offer comparable courses for these exams.
PHYSICS: Mechanics ** UNCG does not offer comparable courses for these exams.