AP Credit Equivalencies

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
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
Biology
  4 1 BIOL-10000, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
  5 1 BIOL-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
Chemistry
  3 0 Placement, See Chair
  4,5 1 Elective or Placement, See Chair: LAD: MNS, QL
Chinese Language
  4,5 1 Elective
Computer Science
A Exam 3,4,5 1 CSCI-11000; LAD: MNS
Economics
Micro 4,5 1 Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS
Macro 4,5 1 Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS
English
Language 4,5 1 Elective
Literature 4,5 1 Elective
Environmental Science
  4,5 1 ESCI-11000; LAD: MNS
French
Language 4,5 1 FREN Elective, Major or Minor
Literature 4,5 1 FREN Elective, Major or Minor
German Language
  4,5 1 Elective
History*
U.S.* 4,5 1 LAD: HSS
European* 4,5 1 LAD: HSS
World* 4,5 1 LAD: HSS
Human Geography
  4,5 1 ANTH Elective; LAD: HSS
Latin
Vergil 4,5 1 CLST Elective
Latin Literature 4,5 1 CLST Elective
Vergil & Latin Lit 4,5 1 1 in CLST Major or Minor, See Chair
Mathematics
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
Music Theory
  4,5 1 MUSC Elective, Placement, See Chair; LAD: AH
Other
Cambridge Capstone Seminar 4,5 1 Elective
Physics
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
Political Science
U.S. 4,5 1 PSCI-11000; LAD: HSS
Comp 4,5 1 PSCI-14000; LAD: HSS, GE
Psychology
  4,5 1 PSYC-10000; LAD: HSS
Spanish
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

Abbreviation Designation
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
GE Global Engagement
QL Quantitative Literacy

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.