North Central College - Naperville, IL

AP - Summer 2008

Effective: Summer 2008

AP credit is granted in the appropriate department and/or for a particular course if you receive a score of 4 or 5 for the tests listed.  Scores of 3 are evaluated individually as described below.  No credit is granted for scores below 3.  AP tests must be taken prior to attending college.  Subgrades are not accepted. All NCC Equivalents are worth 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.

AP Test

Score

NCC
Equivalent(s)

Remarks

Art

4 or 5

Art elective

3 hours of humanities.

Art 2D Design 4 or 5 ART 207  
Art 3D Design 4 or 5 ART 210  
Art Drawing 4 or 5 ART 120

3 hours of humanities.

Art History 4 or 5 Art elective 3 hours of humanities.

Biology

4 or 5

BIO 100 (3.50)

3.5 hours of science with lab.

Biology

3

 

Student should take a course above BIO 100.  If he/she successfully passes the higher level course with a B- or higher, credit will be granted for BIO 100.

Chemistry

4 or 5

CHM 142 (4.00)
CHM elective

Placement in CHM 205 or 210. Fulfills all Science.

Chemistry

3

 

Placement in CHM 205 or 210.  7.00 hours for CHM 142 and chemistry elective if student earns a B- or higher in CHM 205 or 210.

Computer Science A

4 or 5

CSC 160 (3.50)

 

Computer Science A

3

 

Score of 3 results in waiving CSC 160 as a prerequisite for subsequent courses. Credit for CSC 160 is granted if a B- or higher is subsequently received in CSC 161 taken at NCC.

Computer Science AB

4 or 5

CSC 160 (3.50)
CSC 161 (3.50)

 

Computer Science AB

3

 

Score of 3 results in waiving CSC 160 & CSC 161 as prerequisites for subsequent courses. Credit for CSC 160 & 161 is granted if a B- or higher is subsequently received in CSC 210 taken at NCC.

Economics
(Microeconomics)

3, 4 or 5

ECN 250

If both the Micro and Macro tests were taken, a student may have 3 credit hours for each test if the scores were 3, 4 or 5.  3 hours of social science.

Economics
(Macroeconomics)

3, 4 or 5

ECN 252

English Language
& Composition

4 or 5

ENG 115

 

English Literature
& Composition

4 or 5

ENG 196

3 hours of humanities.

Environmental
Science

4 or 5

SCI Elective

Counts toward science requirement, but NOT as a lab science.

European
History

4 or 5

History Elective
(European)

3 hours of social science or of humanities.

Foreign Language

5

FRN, GER or SPN
201 & 202 (6.00)

Placement in 203 or 250 of appropriate language.  3 hours of humanities.

Foreign Language

4

FRN, GER or SPN
103

Placement in 201 of appropriate language.  No credit for score of 3, but placement in 201 of appropriate language.

Foreign Literature 4 or 5 FRN, GER or SPN
elective
3 hours of 200-level elective in appropriate language.

Gov't & Politics
(Comparative)

4 or 5

PSC 221

 

Gov't & Politics
(United States)

4 or 5

PSC 101

3 hours of social science.

History

4 or 5

HST Elective

Credit given in appropriate history area.  3 hours of humanities or social science.

Human Geography 4 or 5 HTB 115 3 hours of social science.
Latin Literature 4 or 5 LAT 103  
Latin: Vergil 4 or 5 LAT 103  

Mathematics AB

4 or 5

MTH 151
MTH 152

Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Mathematics AB

3

MTH 130

If student enrolls in MTH 152 and earns a B- or higher, may replace credit with MTH 151 OR student may enroll in MTH 153 (with the permission of the department). If a grade of B- or higher is earned, then MTH 130 may be replaced with MTH 151 and 152. Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Mathematics BC

5

MTH 151
MTH 152
MTH 153

Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Mathematics BC

4

MTH 151
MTH 152

Student may enroll in MTH 254.  If he/she successfully completes MTH 254 with a B- or higher, he/she will receive 3 additional credit hours for MTH 153.  Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Mathematics BC

3

MTH 130

If student enrolls in MTH 152 and earns a B- or higher may replace credit with MTH 151 OR student may enroll in MTH 153 (with the permission of the department). If a grade of B- or higher is earned, then MTH 130 may be replaced with MTH 151 and 152. Fulfills mathematics requirement.

Music Theory

4 or 5

MUS 101
MUS 108 (1.00)

 

Physics B

4 or 5

PHY 115 (4.00)
PHY 116 (4.00)

Fulfills all of the science requirement.

Physics C
Mechanics

4 or 5

PHY 141

3.00 hours science (lab).

Physics C
Electricity & Magnetism

4 or 5

PHY 143C

3.75 hours science (lab).

Psychology

4 or 5

PSY 100

3 hours of social science

Statistics

4 or 5

PSY 250

Fulfills mathematics. May substitute for ECB/ECN 241.

World History 4 or 5 HST 155 3 hours of humanities or social science.