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AP & IB Exam Credit

Students have the opportunity to receive both credit and advanced course placement in the subjects listed below, based on their scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. This list is valid for the 2016-17 academic year.

IB scores must come from higher-level exams. Students should have AP score reports sent directly to Tulane from College Board.

For more information, please contact Academic Advising.

Exam Score Hours Course(s)
AP Art History
4 or 5
3
ARHS 1010

AP Art Studio
Drawing or 2D Design

 

3D Design

4 or 5
3
ARST 1050
4 or 5
3
ARST 1490

AP Biology

5
7 or 8
EBIO 1010/1015 and
CELL 1010 or 1500/1505
4
3
CELL 1500
IB Biology
7
7 or 8
EBIO 1010/1015 and
CELL 1010 or 1500/1505
6
3
CELL 1500
AP Chemistry
5
8
CHEM 1070/1075 and
CHEM 1080/1085
4
4
CHEM 1070/1075
IB Chemistry
6 or 7
8
CHEM 1070/1075 and
CHEM 1080/1085
5
4
CHEM 1070/1075
AP Chinese
Language and Culture
4 or 5
4
ASTC 2030
AP Computer Science
Computer Science A
 
Computer Science Principles
4 or 5
3
CPST 2200
4 or 5
3
CMPS 1950
AP Economics
Microeconomics
 
Macroeconomics
4 or 5
3
ECON 1010
4 or 5
3
ECON 1020
IB Economics
5, 6, 7
6
ECON 1010 & 1020
AP English
Language or Literature
4 or 5
4
ENGL 1010
IB English
Language or
Language & Literature
6 or 7
4
ENGL 1010
AP Environmental Science
4 or 5
4
EENS 1300 & 1305
IB Film
5, 6, 7
3
COMM 1150
AP French
Language or Literature
4 or 5
4
FREN 2030
IB French A
Literature
5, 6, 7
3
FREN 3210
IB French A
Language & Literature
5, 6, 7
3
FREN 3150
IB French B
5, 6, 7
4
FREN 2030
IB Geography
5, 6, 7
3
GEOL 2060
AP German
Language
4 or 5
4
GERM 2030
IB German
5, 6, 7
4
GERM 2030
AP History
European
 
United States
4 or 5
3
HISU 1220
4 or 5
3
HISU 1420
IB History
European

United States

5, 6, 7
3
HISE 1220
5, 6, 7
3
HISE 1420
AP Italian
Language and Culture
4 or 5
4
ITAL 2030
AP Japanese
Language and Culture
4 or 5
4
ASTJ 2030

AP Latin
Literature or Virgil

Both Exams

4 or 5
4
LATN 2030
4 or 5
(on each)
7
LATN 2030 & 3070
AP Mathematics
Calculus AB
4 or 5
4
MATH 1210
AP Mathematics
Calculus BC
4 or 5
8
MATH 1210 & 1220
3 (AB subscore 4+)
4

MATH 1210
No credit if AB subscore is below 4

AP Mathematics
Statistics
4 or 5
3
MATH 1110
IB Mathematics
5, 6, 7
4
MATH 1210
AP Music
Theory
4 or 5
3
MUSC 1000
IB Music
5, 6, 7
3
MUSC 1000
IB Philosophy
5, 6, 7
3
PHIL 1010
AP Physics 1
4 or 5
4
PHYS 1210
Credit will not be awarded for PHYS 1210 + 1310
AP Physics 2
4 or 5
4
PHYS 1220
Credit will not be awarded for PHYS 1220 + 1320
AP Physics B
Algebra & Trig
4 or 5
8
PHYS 1210 & 1220
Credit will not be awarded for PHYS 1210 + 1310, or PHYS 1220 + 1320
AP Physics C
Mechanics
 
Electricity and Magnetism
4 or 5
4
PHYS 1310
4 or 5
4
PHYS 1320
IB Physics
5, 6, 7
8
PHYS 1210 & 1220
AP Political Science
U.S. Government
 
Comparative Government
4 or 5
3
POLA 2100
4 or 5
3
POLC 2300
AP Psychology
4 or 5
3
PSYC 1000
IB Psychology
5, 6, 7
3
PSYC 1000
AP Spanish
Language or Literature
4 or 5
4
SPAN 2030
IB Spanish A
Literature
5, 6, 7
3
SPAN 3270
IB Spanish A
Language & Literature
5, 6, 7
3
SPAN 2040
IB Spanish B
5, 6, 7
4
SPAN 2030
IB Theatre
5, 6, 7
3
THEA 1020

Tulane may award credit for select international advanced placement examinations, including British A Level and French baccalauréat exams. Admitted students may request test credit evaluation by contacting Dolores Hemphill, Assistant Dean for Academic Advising (dhemphil@tulane.edu).