Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement (AP) Program Policy

Valid beginning Spring Semester 2012

Minimum Score Semester Credit *General Education Equivalent Course
Art: 2D Design 3 6 A Art Dept needs to review portfolio
Art: 3D Design 3 6 A Art Dept needs to review portfolio
Art: History of Art 3 6 HX-3 credits and
HY-3 credits
ARTH 200H
& ARTH 201H
Art: Studio Drawing 3 6 A Art Dept needs to review portfolio
Biology

4

3

8

8

N with Lab

N with Lab

BIOB 160N/161N and BIOB 170N/171N

Either BIOB 160N/161N or BIOB 170/171N, at the discretion of the major department

Chemistry 3 8 N with Lab General Education Credit
Chinese Language & Culture 3 8 FL CHIN 101 & 102
Computer Science A 3 3 None CSCI 135
Computer Science AB 3 3 None CSCI 135
English/Lang & Composition 3 6 Writ 101 Writ 101
English/Lit & Composition 3
4
6
6
L
L
General Education Credit
LIT 110L
Environmental Science 3
4
4
4
N without Lab
N without Lab
General Education Credit
ENSC 105N
French Language 3 8 FL FRCH 101 & 102
French Literature 3 6 L General Education Credit
German Language 3 8 FL GRMN 101 & 102
Government & Politics: US 3 3 SY PSCI 210S
Government & Politics: Comparative 3 3 S PSCI 220S
History/United States 3 6 HY General Education Credit
History/European 3 6 HY General Education Credit
History/World 3 6 HX General Education Credit
Human Geography 3 3 S GPHY 121S
Italian Language & Culture 3 8 FL ITLN 101 & 102
Japanese Language & Culture 3 8 FL JPNS 101 & 102
Latin/Literature 3 6 FL General Education Credit
Latin/Vergil 3 8 FL LATN 101 & 102
Macroeconomics 3
4
3
3
S
S
General Education Credit
ECNS 202S
Microeconomics 3
4
3
3
S
S
General Education Credit
ECNS 201S
Math/Calculus AB 3 4 M M 171
Math/Calculus BC 3 8 M M 171 & 172
Music Theory 3 6 None Elective-Determined by Music Department
Physics 1 3 5 N PHSX 205 & PHSX 206
Physics 2 3 5 N PHSX 207 & PHSX 208
Physics B 3 8 N without lab PHSX 205N & PHSX 207N
Physics C: Mechanics 3 4 N without lab PHSX 215N
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3 4 N without lab PHSX 217N
Psychology 3 3 S PSYX 100S
Russian Language & Culture 3 8 FL RUSS 101 & 102
Spanish Language 3 8 FL SPNS 101 & 102
Spanish Literature 3 6 L General Education Credit
Statistics 3 3 M STAT 216

Key

A= Expressive Arts L= Literary and Artistic studies
WRIT 101= Composition H= Historical and Cultural studies
M= Math N= Natural Science (with or without lab)
FL= Modern & Classical Languages S= Social Sciences
Y= American & European Perspectives X= Indigenous & Global Perspectives
HY= Historical/American & European HX= Historical/Indigenous & Global
LY= Literary/American & European SY= Social Sciences/American & European

To request that your score reports be sent to the University of Montana visit the AP website (recommended) or call them at (212) 713-8000. The University of Montana awards college credit to undergraduate degree students on the basis of official score reports from the Advanced Placement Program/College Board. This policy was developed in consultation with academic departments at the University of Montana. Credits awarded are assigned a grade of AP3, AP4 or AP5 depending on your exam score. AP exams are awarded pass credit only. Exams that do not meet the minimum score are not posted on the University of Montana transcript.