Please note: credits shown do not count toward the 128 required for graduation, but can be used for advanced course placement and to satisfy distribution requirements.

Exam scores of 4 or 5 are required, except as detailed in the Notes column.

For more information about score reporting services, etc. see┬áthe College Board AP Score site. (Colby’s school code is 3280).

 

AP Exam “Credits” * Course
Equivalent
Requirement(s)
Satisfied
Notes
Art: 2D Design 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaluation
Art: 3D Design 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaluation
Art: Drawing 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaluation
Art History 6 ART# Arts
Biology 6 BI163, BI164 Nat Sci (2) & Lab 3 credits each
Calculus AB 3 MA121 Quantitative
Calculus AB Subscore 3 MA121 Quantitative Especially if Calculus BC < 4
Calculus BC 6 MA121,MATH# Quantitative If score=3 and pass MA122 at Colby, then MA121
Chemistry 6 CH141, CH142 Nat Sci (2) & Lab 3 credits each
Chinese Language/Culture 6 none Foreign Language
Computer Science A 3 COMP# (generic) Quantitative
Computer Science AB 6 COMP# (generic) Quantitative
Economics: Macro 3 EC134 Social Science
Economics: Micro 3 EC133 Social Science
English Language/Composition 3 none ** none ** ** (see below)
English Literature/Composition 3 none ** none ** ** (see below)
Environmental Science 6 ES118 Nat Sci (1)
European History 6 HISTSTU# (generic) History
French Language/Culture 6 none Foreign Language
French Literature 6 none Foreign Language If score=3, 3 credits but not Language Req
German Language/Culture 6 none Foreign Language
Government & Politics: Comparative 3 none Social Science
Government & Politics: U.S. 3 see Note Social Science,
U.S. Diversity
If score=5, GO111
Human Geography 3 none
Italian Languague/Culture 6 none Foreign Language
Japanese Language/Culture 6 none Foreign Language Score of 5 required
Latin: Literature 6 none Foreign Language
Latin: Vergil 6 none Foreign Language
Music Theory 6 MU181 Arts
Physics 1 3 none Nat Sci (1) & Lab
Physics 2 3 none Nat Sci (1) & Lab
Physics B 6 none Nat Sci (2) & Lab
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3 PH145 Nat Sci (1) & Lab
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PH141 Nat Sci (1) & Lab
Psychology 3 PS111 Social Science
Spanish Language/Culture 6 none Foreign Language
Spanish Literature/Culture 6 none Foreign Language If score=3, 3 credits but not Language Req
Statistics 3 SC110 Quantitative
U.S. History 6 HISTSTU# (generic) History,
U.S. Diversity
World History 6 HISTSTU# (generic) History
* Credits shown do not apply to the 128 required for graduation.
** For those entering in 2012-13 or later, AP English does not fulfill the First-Year Writing requirement.

Last updated October 20, 2014