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Advanced Placement Program (APP)

Cutoff Scores, Placement Messages, and Credit Policies for 2008-2009

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Proficiency credit is awarded on the basis of sufficiently high scores from 33 AP exams and is subject to change upon annual review. The policies below apply to all students entering UIUC in Summer 2008, Fall 2008, or Spring 2009.

Please note that May 2009 will be the last year that the Computer Science AB, French Literature, Italian, and Latin Literature exams will be offered.

CHANGES FOR 2008-2009

  • The AP Chinese Exam is now accepted for proficiency credit.
  • The AP Japanese Exam is now accepted for proficiency credit.
  • Please note that May 2009 will be the last year that the Computer Science AB, French Literature, Italian, and Latin Literature exams will be offered.

The University of Illinois recognizes the value of the Advanced Placement (AP) Program and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. However, students should be aware that there are times when it is in the student’s best interest to take the UIUC course that corresponds to the AP or IB credit instead of accepting the test-based credit, so as to be better prepared for the rigors of the subsequent course in the sequence. Students are able to consult with their academic advisors during Summer Registration in order to determine what will be most appropriate for their individual plan of study.

New undergraduate students who have not already earned college-level credit in the subject are allowed to take a UIUC departmental proficiency exam in math, biology, chemistry, physics, French, German, or Spanish if they wish to try to proficiency out of an introductory course. Click here for details.

Questions should be directed to the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning by emailing pnp@illinois.edu or by calling 217-244-4437.

APP Exam

Score

UIUC Course Proficiency

Credit

Placement

Biology 3 Integrative Biology 100 3 -
4 or 5 Integrative Biology 150 and Molecular and Cell Biology 150 8 -
Calculus AB 1
None 0 Math 220
Engineering students only: 2 or 3 None 0 Math 221
Other colleges: 2 or 3 None 0 Math 220 or 221; consult with advisor
Engineering students only: 4 or 5 Math 220 5 Math 231 Section BL1 (or CL1) with concurrent enrollment in Math 299 CRN 50014 (or CRN 50015)
Other colleges: 4 or 5 Math 220 5 Math 231
Calculus BC Engineering students only: 1 or 2
None 0 Math 221
Other colleges: 1 or 2 None 0 Math 220 or 221; consult with advisor
Engineering students only: 3 with an AB subscore of 1,2, or 3 none 0 Math 221
Other colleges: 3 with an AB subscore of 1,2, or 3 None 0 Math 221 or 220; consult with advisor
Engineering students only: 3 with an AB subscore of 4 or 5 Math 220 5 Math 231 Section BL1 (or CL1) with concurrent enrollment in Math 299 CRN 50014 (or CRN 50015)
Other colleges: 3 with an AB subscore of 4 or 5 Math 220 5 Math 231
Engineering students only: 4 Math 220
Math 231
5
3
Placed into Math 231 Section BL1 (or CL1) with concurrent enrollment in Math 299 CRN 50015 (or CRN 50015); Consult with an advisor whether to accept the Math 231 AP credit or take the Math 231 course
Other colleges: 4 Math 220
Math 231
5
3
Math 241
5 Math 220
Math 231
5
3
Math 241
Chemistry 3
Chem 102
(lecture only)
3 Chem lab 103; Chem 104; consult with advisor
4 or 5 Chem 102 (lecture only)
& Chem 104 (lecture only)
6 Chem labs 103 and 105; Chem 222-223 or Chem 232 or Chem 236; consult with advisor
Chinese 4 Chinese 203 and 204 10 Chinese 305
5 Chinese 203 and 204 10 Consult with advisor
Computer Science A 3 Computer Science 105 3  
4 or 5 Computer Science 101 3  
Computer Sience AB 3
Computer Science 105 3  
4 or 5 Computer Science 125 4  
Economics: Macro 4 or 5

Economics 103 3  
Economics: Micro 4 or 5
Economics 102 3  
English Language & Composition 4 or 5
Rhetoric 105 4 Fulfilled Comp I requirement
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5
Rhetoric 105 and English 103 7 Fulfilled Comp I requirement
Environmental Science 4 or 5 NRES 102 3  
European History 4 or 5 History 142 3  
French Language 3 French 103 and 104 8 FR 205 or FR 207
4 French 103, 104, and 205 10 FR 207
5 French 103, 104, 205, and 207 13 FR 208
French Literature 3 French 210 3  
4 or 5 French 207 and 210 6  
German 3 German 103 and 104 8  
4 or 5 German 103, 104, and 211 11  
Government: Comparative 5 Political Science 240 3 PS 241
Government: U.S. 4 or 5 Political Science 101 3 PS 100
Human Geography 4 or 5 GGIS 104 4  
Italian 5 Italian 103 and 104 8 ITAL 210
Japanese 4 Japanese 203 and 204 10 Japanese 305
5 Japanese 203 and 204 10 Consult with advisor
Latin Literature 3 Latin 103 and 104; and 3 hours for Latin 199 11 LAT 301
4 or 5 Latin 103, 104, and 301; and 3 hours for Latin 199 14 LAT 302
Latin Vergil 3 Latin 103 and 104 8 LAT 301
4 or 5 Latin 103 and 104; and 3 hours for Latin 199 11 LAT 301
Music Theory 5 Music 101 2  
Physics B 4 or 5 Physics 101 and 102 10  
Physics C: Mechanics 5 Physics 211 4  
Physics C: Elec & Mag 5 Physics 212 4  
Psychology 5 Psychology 100 4  
Spanish Language 4 or 5 Spanish 103, 141, and 200 11  
Spanish Literature 4 or 5 Spanish 103, 141, and 200 11  
Statistics 4 or 5 Statistics 100 3  
U.S. History 4 or 5 History 171 and 172 6  
World History 4 or 5 History 100 3 This test-based credit cannot be used to fulfill either the Western or non-Western Cultural Studies General Education requirement.

For a language not listed above, contact pnp@illinois.edu or call 217-244-4437.