AP Credit Equivalencies

Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board

The College of Wooster participates in the Advanced Placement Program (AP) sponsored by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). Students with scores of 4 or 5 on most AP exams may receive academic credit for their scores. On some exams a score of 3 may be granted credit.

Contacting the College Entrance Examination Board

Information for requesting official AP grade reports can be found at the following address on the College Board AP website. Wooster’s CEEB code is 1134.

AP Credit Equivalencies

The following table shows the AP exam, the required score for credit, and how credit may count when applied towards the College of Wooster requirements.

TestAP Exam ScoreCreditRequirement Met by AP Exam Score:
Art
Art History4,51ARTH-10100 or 10200; LAD: AH
Art Design 2-D4,51Placement; portfolio review required. See Chair; LAD: AH
Art Design 3-D4,51Placement; portfolio review required. See Chair; LAD: AH
Art Drawing4,51Placement; portfolio review required. See Chair; LAD: AH
Biology
 41BIOL-10000, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
 51BIOL-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS
Chemistry
 30Placement, See Chair
 4,51Elective or Placement, See Chair: LAD: MNS, QL
Chinese Language
 4,51Elective
Computer Science
A Exam3,4,51CSCI-11000; LAD: MNS
Economics
Micro4,51Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS
Macro4,51Placement, See Chair; LAD: HSS
English
Language4,51Elective
Literature4,51Elective
Environmental Science
 4,51ESCI-11000; LAD: MNS
French
Language4,51FREN Elective, Major or Minor
Literature4,51FREN Elective, Major or Minor
German Language
 4,51Elective
History*
U.S.*4,51LAD: HSS
European*4,51LAD: HSS
World*4,51LAD: HSS
Human Geography
 4,51ANTH Elective; LAD: HSS
Latin
Vergil4,51CLST Elective
Latin Literature4,51CLST Elective
Vergil & Latin Lit4,511 in CLST Major or Minor, See Chair
Mathematics
Calculus AB30.5MATH-11000; Placement, See Chair; QL
Calculus AB4,51MATH-11000, MATH-11500; Placement, See Chair; QL
Calculus BC31MATH-11000, MATH-12000; Placement, See Chair; QL
Calculus BC41.5MATH-11000, MATH-11500, MATH-12000; Placement, See Chair, QL
Calculus BC52.0MATH-11000, MATH-11500, MATH-12000, MATH-12500; Placement, See Chair, QL
Statistics4,51DATA-10200; LAD: MNS, QL
Music Theory
 4,51MUSC Elective, Placement, See Chair; LAD: AH
Other
Cambridge Capstone Seminar4,51Elective
Physics
C Mechanics4,51PHYS-11100, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS, QL
C Elec & Magnet4,51PHYS-11200, Placement, See Chair; LAD: MNS, QL
Physics 14,51PHYS-10700; LAD: MNS, QL
Physics 24,51PHYS-10800; LAD: MNS, QL
Political Science
U.S.4,51PSCI-11000; LAD: HSS
Comp4,51PSCI-14000; LAD: HSS, GE
Psychology
 4,51PSYC-10000; LAD: HSS
Spanish
Language4,51SPAN Elective in Major or Minor
Literature4,51SPAN Elective in Major or Minor

*The College of Wooster will accept a maximum of 2 credits in AP History.

List of Liberal Arts Core Designations

AbbreviationDesignation
LADLearning Across The Disciplines Requirement encompassing three different categories (AH, HSS, and MNS)
AHArts and Humanities
HSSHistory and Social Sciences
MNSMathematics and Natural Sciences
GEGlobal Engagement
QLQuantitative Literacy

Amount of Allowed Transfer Credits

First Year Students are allowed to transfer in up to 8 total course credits (32 semester hours) of transfer work. Transfer work includes AP, CAPE, IB, A-Levels, and courses taken at other colleges and universities.

Transfer Students are allowed to transfer in up to 16 total course credits (64 semester hours) of transfer work. Transfer work includes AP, CAPE, IB, A-Levels, and courses taken at other colleges and universities.