AP  Summer 2009
Effective: Summer 2009
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. Only Mathematics AB subscores are accepted when a score of 3 or lower is earned on the Mathematics BC exam. All NCC Equivalents are worth 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.
AP Test 
Score 
NCC 
Remarks 
Art 2D Design  4 or 5  ART 107  
Art 3D Design  4 or 5  ART 110  
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.  
Chinese Language and Culture  5  CHI 103 & 201 (6.00)  Placement in CHI 202. 
Chinese Language and Culture  4  CHI 103 (3.00)  Placement in CHI 201. Score of 3 results in placement into CHI 201. 
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. 
French Language  5  FRN 201 & 202 (6.00)  Placement in FRN 250. 3 hours of humanities. 
French Language  4  FRN 103  Placement in 201. No credit for score of 3, but placement in 201. 
French Literature  4 or 5  FRN elective 
3 hours of 200level FRN elective. 
German Language  5  GER 201 & 202 (6.00)  Placement in GER 203. 3 hours of humanities. 
German Language  4  GER 103  Placement in 201. No credit for score of 3, but placement in 201. 
Gov't & Politics (Comparative) 
4 or 5  PSC 221  
Gov't & Politics (United States) 
4 or 5  PSC 101  3 hours of social science. 
Human Geography  4 or 5  HTB 115  3 hours of social science. 
Japanese Language & Culture  5  JPN Elective (6.00)  6 hours of 200level Japanese elective. 
Japanese Language & Culture  4  JPN Elective (3.00)  3 hours of 200level Japanese elective. 
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.
Note: if the AB subscore is 4 or 5, students receive credit for MTH 151 and MTH 152 rather than MTH 130. Fulfills mathematics requirement. Note: For scores of 1 or 2, if the AB subscore is 4 or 5, students receive credit for MTH 151 and MTH 152; if the AB subscore is 3, students receive credit for MTH 130. 
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 
Spanish Language  5  SPN 201 & 202 (6.00)  Placement in SPN 250. 3 hours of humanities. 
Spanish Language  4  SPN 103  Placement in SPN 201. No credit for score of 3, but placement in SPN 201. 
Spanish Literature  4 or 5  FRN or SPN elective 
3 hours of 200level SPN elective. 
Statistics  4 or 5  PSY 250  Fulfills mathematics. May substitute for ECB/ECN 241. 
U.S. History  4 or 5  HST Elective (U.S.) 
3 hours of humanities or social science. 
World History  4 or 5  HST 155  3 hours of humanities or social science. 