AP (Advanced Placement) Exam Equivalencies

Effective 8/1/14

All UAA students are eligible to receive credit for AP (Advanced Placement Program) scores.

Satisfactory minimum scores are based on recommendations and evaluations from The American Council on Education and academic departments at UAA.  Credit for exams will be elective credit or, through agreements with academic departments, will be equated to UAA courses.

The UAA course equivalency for each AP exam is subject to change.

To order an AP Exam score report, visit: https://apscore.collegeboard.org/scores/score-reporting

Your score report should be sent to:

UAA Enrollment Services
PO Box 141629
Anchorage, AK 99514-1629

Courses noted with an asterisk (*) fulfill a GER requirement
 

TEST

Min.
Score

UAA Equivalent

Credits

 
Arts
Art History

3

ART A261 *History of Western Art I (3 cr. ) and
ART A262 *History of Western Art II (3 cr.)

6

Music Theory

4

MUS A111 Fundamentals of Music

3

Studio Art

3

ART 100-level elective

4

 
English
English Language and Composition
3ENGL A111 *Introduction to Composition
3
English Literature and Composition
3ENGL A121 *Introduction to Literature
3

  

History and Social Sciences
Comparative Government and Politics

3

PS 100-level Social Sciences GER

3

European History

4

HIST A102 *Western Civilization II

3

Human Geography

3

GEOG 100-level Social Sciences GER

3

Macroeconomics

3

ECON A201 *Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Microeconomics

3

ECON A202 *Principles of Microeconomics

3

Psychology

3

PSY A111 *General Psychology

3

United States Government and Politics

3

PS A101 *Introduction to American Government

3

United States History

4

HIST A131 *History of the United States I

3

World History

4

HIST A101 *Western Civilization I

3

 
Math and Computer Science
Calculus AB

4

MATH A251 *Calculus I

4

Calculus BC

4

MATH A251 *Calculus I (4 cr.) and
MATH A252 *Calculus II (4 cr.)

8

Computer Science A

3

CSCE A201 Computer Programming I

3

Statistics

3

STAT A252 *Elementary Statistics

3

 
Sciences
Biology

4

BIOL A102 *Introductory Biology (3 cr.) and
BIOL A103 *Introductory Biology Lab (1 cr.) and
100-level BIOL elective (4 cr.)

8

5

BIOL A108 *Principles and Methods in Biology

6

Chemistry

3

CHEM A105 *General Chemistry I (3 cr.) and
CHEM A105L *General Chemistry I Lab (1 cr.)

4

Environmental Science

3

ENVI A211 *Environmental Science (3 cr.) and
ENVI A211L *Environmental Science Lab (1 cr.)

4

Physics 1

4

PHYS 100-level Natural Science with lab GER

4

Physics 2
4PHYS 100-level Natural Science with lab GER
4
Physics C: Mechanics

4

PHYS 200-level Natural Science with lab GER

4

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

PHYS 200-level Natural Science with Lab GER

4

 
World Languages and Cultures
Chinese Language and Culture

3

CHIN A101 *First Year Chinese I (4 cr.) and
CHIN A102 *First Year Chinese II (4 cr.)

8

French Language and Culture

4

FREN A101 *Elementary French I (4 cr.) and
FREN A102 *Elementary French II (4 cr.)

8

German Language and Culture

4

GER A101 *Elementary German I (4 cr.) and
GER A102 *Elementary German II (4 cr.)

8

Italian Language and Culture

4

LANG 100-level Humanities GER

8

Japanese Language and Culture

3

JPN A101 *First Year Japanese I (4 cr.) and
JPN A102 *First Year Japanese II (4 cr.)

8

Latin

3

LAT 100-level Humanities GER

6

Spanish Language and Culture
4SPAN A101 *Elementary Spanish I (4 cr.) and
SPAN A102 *Elementary Spanish II (4 cr.)
8
Spanish Literature and Culture
4SPAN A201 *Intermediate Spanish I (4 cr. ) and
SPAN A202 *Intermediate Spanish II (4 cr.)
8