AP Exam Policy

 

     

Colby College Registrar's Office
Advanced Placement Exam Policy

Please note: Exam scores of 4 or 5 are required, except as detailed in the Notes column. For students entering in 2009-10 or later, credits shown will not count toward the 128 required for graduation, but can be used for advanced course placement and to satisfy distribution requirements.

(Link to College Board site for information about score reporting, etc. Colby's school code is 3280.)

AP Exam Credits * Course
Equivalent
Requirement
Satisfied
Notes
Art 2D Design 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaulation
Art 3D Design 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaulation
Art- Drawing 3 ART% (generic) Arts Possible AR131 based on portfolio evaulation
Art History 6 AR111, AR112 Arts 3 credits each
Biology 6 BI163, BI164 Nat Sci(2) & Lab Sci 3 credits each
Calculus AB 3 MA121 Quantitative  
Calculus AB Subscore 3 MA121 Quantitative esp if Calculus BC < 4
Calculus BC 6 MA121,MATH# Quantitative if score=3 and pass MA122 at Colby, then 3 credits
Chemistry 6 CHEM# (generic) Nat Sci(2) & Lab Sci 6 credits
Comp Sci AB 6 COMP# (generic) Quantitative  
Economics- Mac 3 EC134 Social Science  
Economics- Mic 3 EC133 Social Science  
English Lang/Comp 6 EN115 English Composition Credit for only 1 of Eng Lang/Lit (whichever is first)
English Lit/Comp 6 EN115 English Composition Credit for only 1 of Eng Lang/Lit (whichever is first)
Environmental Science 6 ES118 Nat Sci (1)  
European History 6 HIST# (generic) History  
French Lang 6 none Foreign Language  
French Lit 6 none Foreign Language if score=3, 3 credits but not Lang Req
German Lang 6 none Foreign Language  
Govt & Pol- Comp 3 none Social Science  
Govt & Pol- US 3 GO111? Social Science if score=5, GO111 (no question mark)
Human Geography 3 none    
Italian Lang/Cult 6 none Foreign Language  
Latin- Lit 6 none Foreign Language  
Latin- Vergil 6 none Foreign Language  
Music Theory 6 MU181 Arts  
Physics B 6   Nat Sci(2) & Lab Sci  
Physics C- E&M 3 PH145 Nat Sci(1) & Lab Sci  
Physics C- Mech 3 PH141 Nat Sci(1) & Lab Sci  
Psychology 3 PS111 Social Science  
Spanish Lang 6 none Foreign Language  
Spanish Lit 6 none Foreign Language if score=3, 3 credits but not Lang Req
Statistics 3 MA110 Quantitative  
US History 6 HIST# (generic) History, US diversity  
World History 6 HIST# (generic) History  
* Credits apply to the 128 required for graduation only for those entering in 2008-09 or before.


Last updated January 14, 2008