AP Credit Equivalencies
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Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board
The College of Wooster participates in the Advanced Placement Program (AP) sponsored by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). Students with scores of 4 or 5 on most AP exams may receive academic credit for their scores. On some exams a score of 3 may be granted credit.
Contacting the College Entrance Examination Board
Information for requesting official AP grade reports can be found at the following address on the College Board AP website. Wooster's CEEB code is 1134.
AP Credit Equivalencies
The following table shows the AP exam, the required score for credit, and how credit may count when applied towards the College of Wooster requirements.
|Test||AP Exam Score||Credit||Requirement Met by AP Exam Score:|
|Art History||4,5||1||ARTH-10100 or 10200; LAD: AH|
|Art Design 2-D||4,5||1||Placement, See Chair; LAD: AH|
|Art Design 3-D||4,5||1||Placement, See Chair; LAD: AH|
|Art Drawing||4,5||1||Placement, See Chair: LAD: AH|
|4||1||BIOL-10000, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS|
|5||1||BIOL-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS|
|3||0||Placement, See Chair|
|4,5||1||Elective or Placement, See Chair: LAD: MNS, QL|
|A Exam||3,4,5||1||CSCI-11000; LAD: MNS|
|Micro||4,5||1||Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS|
|Macro||4,5||1||Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS|
|4,5||1||ESCI-11000; LAD: MNS|
|Language||4,5||1||FREN Elective, Major or Minor|
|Literature||4,5||1||FREN Elective, Major or Minor|
|4,5||1||ANTH Elective; LAD: HSS|
|Latin Literature||4,5||1||CLST Elective|
|Vergil & Latin Lit||4,5||1||1 in CLST Major or Minor, See Chair|
|Calculus AB||3||0.5||MATH-11000; Placement, See Chair; QL|
|Calculus AB||4,5||1||MATH-11000, MATH-11500; Placement, See Chair; QL|
|Calculus BC||3||1||MATH-11000, MATH-12000; Placement, See Chair; QL|
|Calculus BC||4||1.5||MATH-11000, MATH-11500, MATH-12000; Placement, See Chair, QL|
|Calculus BC||5||2.0||MATH-11000, MATH-11500, MATH-12000, MATH-12500; Placement, See Chair, QL|
|Statistics||3,4,5||1||DATA-10200; LAD: MNS, QL|
|4,5||1||MUSC Elective, Placement, See Chair; LAD: AH|
|Cambridge Capstone Seminar||4,5||1||Elective|
|C Mechanics||4,5||1||PHYS-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS, QL|
|C Elec & Magnet||4,5||1||PHYS-11200, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS, QL|
|Physics 1||4,5||1||PHYS-10700; LAD: MNS, QL|
|Physics 2||4,5||1||PHYS-10800; LAD: MNS, QL|
|U.S.||4,5||1||PSCI-11000; LAD: HSS|
|Comp||4,5||1||PSCI-14000; LAD: HSS, GE|
|4,5||1||PSYC-10000; LAD: HSS|
|Language||4,5||1||SPAN Elective in Major or Minor|
|Literature||4,5||1||SPAN Elective in Major or Minor|
*The College of Wooster will accept a maximum of 2 credits in AP History.
List of Liberal Arts Core Designations
|LAD||Learning Across The Disciplines Requirement encompassing three different categories (AH, HSS, and MNS)|
|AH||Arts and Humanities|
|HSS||History and Social Sciences|
|MNS||Mathematics and Natural Sciences|
Amount of Allowed Transfer Credits
First Year Students are allowed to transfer in up to 8 total course credits (32 semester hours) of transfer work. Transfer work includes AP, CAPE, IB, A-Levels, and courses taken at other colleges and universities.
Transfer Students are allowed to transfer in up to 16 total course credits (64 semester hours) of transfer work. Transfer work includes AP, CAPE, IB, A-Levels, and courses taken at other colleges and universities.