Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and Cambridge Scores and UNCG Credit Equivalencies

In compliance with the UNC system policy 700.10.1 [R], UNC Greensboro accepts Advanced Placement (AP) scores of 3 or higher, International Baccalaureate Higher Level scores of 4 or higher, International Baccalaureate Standard Level scores of 5 or higher, or Cambridge Advanced International Certificate AS Level or A Level examination scores of C or higher. To help improve student’s completion and progression towards a degree, qualified scores will be awarded for specific credit hours aligned with the equivalent UNCG course(s). 

The corresponding scores accepted and credits are listed below.

AP Scores and Credit Equivalencies
ExamRequired ScoreUNCG Credit Equivalency
Art History3ARH 000
Art History4 or 5AHR 110 & 111
Biology3BIO 105 & 105L
Biology 4 or 5BIO 111 & 111L & 112 & 112L
Calculus AB3 or 4 or 5MAT 191
Calculus BC3 or 4 or 5MAT 191 & 292
Capstoneno credit
Chemistry3CHE 103 & 110
Chemistry4 or 5CHE 111 & 112 & 114 & 115
Chinese Language and Culture3CHI 203
Chinese Language and Culture4 or 5CHI 203 & 204
Comparative Government & Politics3 or 4 or 5PSC 260
Computer Science A3 or 4 or 5CSC 130
Computer Science Principles3 or 4 or 5CSC 100
English Language & Composition3ENG 101
English Language & Composition4ENG 101 & 102
English Language & Composition5ENG 101 & 102 & 104
English Literature & Composition3ENG 104
English Literature & Composition4ENG 204
English Literature & Composition5ENG 101 & 102 & 104
Environmental Science3 or 4 or 5BIO 105 & 105L
European History3HIS 223
European History4 or 5HIS 222 & 223
Human Geography3 or 4 or 5GES 105
French Language and Culture3FRE 203
French Language and Culture4 or 5FRE 203 & 204
German Language and Culture3GER 203
German Language and Culture4 or 5GER 203 & 204
Italian Language and Culture3ITA 000
Italian Language and Culture4 or 5ITA 000 & 000
Japanese Language and Culture3JNS 203
Japanese Language and Culture4 or 5JNS 203 & 204
Latin3 LAT 203
Latin 4 or 5LAT 203 & 204
Microeconomics3 or 4 or 5ECO 201
Macroeconomics3 or 4 or 5ECO 202
Music Theory Aural Subscore3MUS 100
Music Theory Aural Subscore4MUS 105
Music Theory Aural Subscore5MUS 105 & 106
Music Theory Nonaural Subscore3MUS 100
Music Theory Nonaural Subscore4MUS 101
Music Theory Nonaural Subscore5MUS 101 & 102
Music Theory (no subscores)3 or 4 or 5MUS 100
Physics 13 or 4 or 5PHY 211 (includes lab)
Physics 23 or 4 or 5PHY 212 (includes lab)
Physics Electricity & Magnetismno credit
Physics Mechanicsno credit
Psychology3 or 4 or 5PSY 121
Spanish Language and Culture3SPA 203
Spanish Language and Culture4 or 5SPA 203 & 204
Spanish Literature and Culture3SPA 204
Spanish Literature and Culture4 or 5SPA 204 & 000(300 level)
Statistics3STA 108
Statistics4ECO 250 & STA 108
Statistics5ECO 250 & STA 108 & STA 271
Studio Art 2D Design3 or 4 or 5ART 000
Studio Art 3D Design3 or 4 or 5ART 000
Studio Art Drawing3 or 4 or 5ART 000
United States Government & Politics3 or 4 or 5PSC 200
United States History3HIS 212
United States History4 or 5HIS 211 & 212
World History3HIS 209
World History4 or 5HIS 207 & 209
IB Scores and Credit Equivalencies
ExamRequired ScoreUNCG Credit Equivalency
HL Biology4BIO 105 & 105L
HL Biology5 or higherBIO 111 & 111L & 112 & 112L
HL Chemistry4 or higherCHE 111 & 112 & 114 & 115
HL English A: Literature4 or higherENG 104 & 210
HL English A: Language and Literature4 or higherENG 104 & ENG 210
SL English A: Literature5 or higherENG 104
SL English A: Language and Literature5 or higherENG 104
HL French A14FRE 203
HL French A15FRE 203 & 204
HL French A16 or higherFRE 204 & 301
HL French B4FRE 203
HL French B5FRE 203 & 204
HL French B6 or higherFRE 204 & 301
HL German A14GER 203 & 204
HL German A15 or higherGER 203 & 204 & 301
HL German B4GER 203
HL German B5 or higherGER 203 & 204
HL Global Politics4 or higherPSC 240
HL History: Africa4 or 5HIS 209
HL History: Africa6 or higherHIS 207 & 209
HL History: Americas4 or 5HIS 209
HL History: Americas6 or higherHIS 207 & 209
HL History: Asia/Middle East4 or 5HIS 209
HL History: Asia/Middle East6 or higherHIS 207 & 209
HL History: E/SE Asia Oceania4 or 5HIS 209
HL History: E/SE Asia Oceania6 or higherHIS 207 & 209
HL History: Europe4 or 5HIS 208
HL History: Europe6 or higherHIS 206 & 208
HL Mathematics4 or higherMAT 191 & 292
HL Music4 or higherMUP 220
HL Philosophy4 or higherPHI 111
HL Physics4 or higherPHY 211 & 212 (includes labs)
HL Psychology4 or higherPSY 121
HL Spanish A14SPA 203
HL Spanish A15SPA 203 & 204
HL Spanish A16 or higherSPA 204 & 301
HL Spanish B4 or 5SPA 203 & 204
HL Spanish B6 or higherSPA 204 & 301
HL Visual Arts4 or higherART 000
SL Biology5 or higherBIO 105 & 105L
SL Business Management5 or higherBUS 000
SL Chemistry5 or higherCHE 111 & 112 & 114 & 115
SL French A15FRE 203
SL French A16FRE 203 & 204
SL French A17FRE 204 & 301
SL French AB Initiono credit
SL French B5FRE 203
SL French B6FRE 203 & 204
SL French B7FRE 204 & 301
SL Global Politics5 or higherPSC 240
SL History5 or higherHIS 217 & 218
SL Japanese AB Initio5JNS 203
SL Japanese AB Initio6 or higherJNS 203 & 204
SL Math Methods5 or higherMAT 151 OR 120
SL Math Studies5 or higherMAT 115
SL Mathematical Studies5 or higherMAT 115
SL Mathematics 5 or higherMAT 190
SL Music5 or higherMUP 220
SL Physics5 or higherPHY 211 & 212 (includes labs)
SL Psychology4 or higherPSY 121
SL Social & Cultural Anthropology5 or higherATY 213 & 000
SL Spanish A15 or 6SPA 203 & 204
SL Spanish A17SPA 204 & 301
SL Spanish AB Initiono credit
SL Spanish B5 or 6SPA 203 & 204
SL Spanish B7SPA 204 & 301
SL World Religions5 or higherREL 101
Cambridge Scores and Credit Equivalencies
ExamRequired ScoreUNCG Credit Equivalency
AS Level ChemistryC or higherCHE 111 & 112 & 114 & 115
A Level ChemistryC or higherCHE 111 & 112 & 114 & 115
AS Level MathematicsC or higherMAT 190 & 191
A Level MathematicsC or higherMAT 190 & 191