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 the AP test may receive academic credit for their scores. On some tests a score of 3may 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 test, the required score for credit, and how credit may count when applied towards the College of Wooster requirements.

Test AP TestScore 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
  5 1 BIOL-10000, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
  4 1 Biol-10100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
Chemistry
  4,5 1 Elective or Placement, See Chair: LAD: MNS
  3 0 Placement, See Chair
Computer Science
A Exam 3,4,5 1 CSCI-11000; LAD: MNS
AB Exam 4,5 2 CSCI-11000, CSCI-12000; LAD: MNS
AB Exam 3 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, may waive IDPT-11000
Literature 4,5 1 Elective, may waive IDPT-11000
French
Language 4,5 1 FREN Elective, Major or Minor
Literature 4,5 1 FREN Elective, Major or Minor
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 3,4,5 1 MATH-11100; LAD: MNS; Q
Calculus BC 4,5 2 MATH-11100, MATH-11200; LAD: MNS; Q
Calculus BC 3 1 MATH-11100; LAD: MNS; Q
AB Subscore 3,4,5 1 MATH-11100; LAD: MNS; Q
Statistics 3,4,5 1 MATH-10200; LAD: MNS; Q
Music Theory
  4,5 1 MUSC Elective, LAD: AH or Placement, See Chair
Physics
C Mechanics 4,5 1 PHYS-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS; Q
C Elec & Magnet 4,5 1 PHYS-11200, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS; Q
Physics B 4,5 1 Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS; Q
Political Science
U.S. 4,5 1 PSCI-11000; LAD: HSS
Comp 4,5 1 PSCI-14000; LAD: HSS
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.

Explanation of Terms with AP Equivalencies

Term Definition
LAD Learning Across The Disciplines Requirement encompassing three different categories (AH, HSS, and MNS)
AH Arts and Humanities Requirements
HSS History and Social Sciences Requirements
MNS Mathematical and Natural SciencesRequirements
Q Quantitative Reasoning Requirement