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Advanced Placement & International Baccalaureate

Advanced Placement Courses

Have you taken any Advanced Placement courses? If so, you can earn college credit at Stevenson in multiple subjects. By earning credit for your AP courses, you will begin your college career at a level that matches your skills and preparation. Use the table below to find out whether your AP scores qualify for credit at Stevenson University.

International Baccalaureate Courses

Stevenson University recognizes the IB Diploma Programme and will grant credit for scores of 5 or higher in the "Higher Level" courses only. Credit for "Higher Level" scores of 4 will be taken into consideration, but not automatically granted credit. No credit is given for courses taken at the subsidiary level or for courses that duplicate others taken for Advanced Placement credit. For questions about IB credit, contact the Registrar's Office.

AP ExamCreditsMinimum Score RequiredEquivalent SU Course
AP Art History33, 4, or 5ART-106
AP Music Theory33, 4, or 5Music/Fine Art Elective
AP Studio Art: Drawing34 or 5ART-116
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design34 or 5Art Dept Chair portfolio review required
AP Studio Art: 3-D Design34 or 5ART-113
AP English Language and Composition34 or 5ENG-151
AP English Literature and Composition34 or 5ENG-152
AP Comparative Government & Politics34 or 5Political Science Elective
AP European History34History Elective*
AP European History65History Elective*
AP Human Geography33, 4, or 5 GEO-112
AP Macroeconomics 34 or 5EC-201
AP Microeconomics 34 or 5EC-202
AP Psychology34 or 5PSY-101
AP United States Government & Politics33, 4, or 5POSCI-102
AP United States History34HIST-109 or HIST-110
AP United States History 65HIST-109 and HIST-110
AP World History 34History Elective*
AP World History65History Elective*
AP Calculus AB44 or 5MATH-220
AP Calculus BC43MATH-220
AP Calculus BC84 or 5MATH-220 and MATH-221
AP Computer Science A34 or 5IS Elective*
AP Computer Science Principles34 or 5IS Elective*
AP Statistics 44 or 5MATH-136
AP Biology34 or 5BIO-113 (student may enroll in BIO-113L to complete general biology lab course)  
AP Chemistry84 or 5CHEM-115/115L and CHEM-116/116L
AP Environmental Science34 or 5ENV-150 (not for environmental science majors)
AP Physics C: Mechanics 44 or 5PHYS-215
AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism44 or 5PHYS-216
AP Physics 1: Algebra Based44 or 5PHYS-210
AP Physics 2: Algebra Based44 or 5PHYS-211
Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese or Latin34FL-201
Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese or Latin65FL-201 and FL-202
French65FR-201 and 202

SPN-201 and 202

*AP course and credit awards under departmental review for SU course equivalency.

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