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AP & IB Credit

Advanced Placement Examinations

Students who receive a score of three, four or five on Advanced Placement (AP) tests administered by the College Entrance Examination Board may receive both credit and advanced placement at Catawba College.

Students receiving a 3, 4, or 5 on the AP Examinations will have an “S” grade recorded for an appropriate course on their permanent records. The course will be shown on the transcript as credit received but will not be used in calculating the grade point average.

AP Exam

Score

Course & Semester Hours Awarded

American History 3,4
5
HIS 1776
HIS 1776-0001
3
6
Art 3,4,5 ART 1551 3
Art History 3,4,5 ART 1111 3
Art 3-D Design 3,4,5 ART 1553 3
Biology 3,4,5 BIO 1501 4
Chemistry 3,4
5
CHEM 1501
CHEM 1501-1502
4
8
Computer Science 3,4,5 CS 2505 3
Econ-Micro 3,4,5 ECON 1902 3
English Literature 3,4,5 ENGL 1114 3
English Language 3,4,5 ENGL 1103 3
Environmental Science 3,4,5 ENV 1110 3
European History 3,4,5 HIS 1492 3
French 3
4,5
FREN 1001
FREN 1001-1002
3
6
General Art 3,4,5 ART 2601 3
German Language 3
4,5
GERM 1001
GERM 1001-1002
3
6
Government & Politics - US 3,4,5 POLS 1101 3
Government & Political Comp. 3,4,5 POLS 0001 3
Human Geography 3,4,5 SOC 1202 3
Mathematics/Calculus AB 3,4,5 MAT 1801 4
Mathematics/Calculus BC* 3,4,5 MAT 1801 4
Music Theory 3,4,5 MUSIC 0001 3
      Aural Subscore 3,4,5 MUSIC 0001 1
Physics B 3,4,5 PHYS 1110 4
Physics C - MECH 3,4,5 PHYS 2521 4
Physics C - E&M 3,4,5 PHYS 2522 4
Psychology 3,4,5 PSYCH 1110 3
Spanish Language 3
4,5
SPAN 1001
SPAN 1001-1002
3
6
Statistics 3,4,5 MATH 1132 3
US History  3,4,5 HIST 1776   3
World History 3,4,5 HIST 1492 3

 

* If a student has taken both AP courses in Calculus, the second one will be awarded as MATH 1802.

* No more than 6 hours of credit will be awarded for English.

 


International Baccalaureate Certificate

Catawba College recognizes IB level work in the admissions process and will grant credit for examination scores of 4 or better on Higher level courses only. IB Certificate recipients will receive one course credit (3 semester hours) for each Higher level score of 4 or better. No credit is given for Subsidiary level examinations. The granting of credit for IB work is equated to the granting of credit for Advanced Placement. No credit will be given for English Composition.

Higher Level Exam

Minimum Score

Course & Semester Hours Awarded

 
American History 3,4 HIS 1776 3
  5 HIS 1776-0001 6
Art - Drawing 3,4,5 ART 1551 3
Art 2-D Design 3,4,5 ART 1111 3
Art 3-D Design 3,4,5 ART 1111 3
Art History 3,4,5 ART 1111 3
Biology 3,4,5 BIO 1501 4
Chemistry 3,4 CHEM 1501 4
  5 CHEM 1501-1502 8
Computer Science 3,4,5 CS 2505 3
Econ-Macro 3,4,5 ECON 1901 3
Econ-Micro 3,4,5 ECON 1902 3
English Literature 3,4,5 ENGL 1114 3
English Language 3,4,5 ENGL 1103 3
Environmental Science 3,4,5 ENV 1401 3
European History 3,4,5 HIS 1492 3
French 3 FREN 1001 3
  4,5 FREN 1001-1002 6
General Art 3,4,5 ART 2601 3
German Language 3 GERM 1001 3
  4,5 GERM 1001-1002 6
Government & Politics - US 3,4,5 POLS 1101 3
Government & Political Comp. 3,4,5 POLS 0001 3
Human Geography 3,4,5 SOC 1202 3
Mathematics/Calculus AB 3,4,5 MAT 1801 4
Mathematics/Calculus BC* 3,4,5 MAT 1801 4
Music Theory 3,4,5 MUSIC 1511 2
       Aural Subscr 3,4,5 MUSIC 0001 1
Physics B 3,4,5 PHYS 1110 4
Physics C - MECH 3,4,5 PHYS 2521 4
Physics C - E&M 3,4,5 PHYS 2522 4
Psychology 3,4,5 PSYCH 1110 3
Spanish Language 3 SPAN 1001 3
  4,5 SPAN 1001-1002 6
Statistics 3,4,5 MATH 1132 3
US History  3,4,5 HIST 1776   3
World History 3,4,5 HIST 1492 3