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 the 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