AP Credit Awards

Competence credit awarded for AP​ (for SNL students only)

College Board AP website​

Freshmen and transfer students entering DePaul will be awarded DePaul course credit in the amounts indicated below provided official Advanced Placement (AP) score reports are submitted to the Office of Admission prior to enrolling at DePaul.

If you have completed an exam that is not listed below, please contact the Transfer Articulation Center at TrAC@depaul.edu​.

Subject Area AP Exam Name Score Course Credit Course(s) for Which Credit
is Awarded
Additional Information
Art/
Art History
Art History 4 or 5 4 HAA 130
Studio Art: Drawing 3, 4 or 5 4 ART 104 See AMD office for information about the portfolio review  required for applicability toward a specific Art requirement.
Studio Art: 2-D Design 3, 4 or 5 4 ART 104
Studio Art: 3-D Design 3, 4 or 5 4 ART 104
Biology Biology 3 4 BIO 191 Biology majors: consult with the Biology Department
4 8 BIO 191 & 192
5 12 BIO 191, 192 & 193
Chemistry Chemistry 3 4 CHE 102
4 4 CHE 130 & 131 Chemistry majors: consult the Department of Chemistry
5 8 CHE 130/131 & CHE 132/133
Computer Science Computer Science
A​ ​
​3 4​ ​IT 130 Students should take CSC 243 instead of the CSC 241 & CSC 242 course sequence. CSC 243 will be applied to CSC 241 and students should consult their faculty advisors regarding and appropriate major field course substitution for CSC 242.​
4 4 CSC 243
Students should not take the CSC 241 & CSC 242 course sequence. CSC 243 will be applied to CSC 241 and students should consult their faculty advisors regarding and appropriate major field course substitution for CSC 242.
​5 8 CSC 241 & CSC 242
Economics Microeconomics 4 or 5 4 ECO 105
Macroeconomics 4 or 5 4 ECO 106
English English Language & Composition 4 or 5 4 WRD 103 Placement in WRD 104
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5 4 ENG 120
Environmental Sciences Environmental Sciences 3 4 ENV 102
4 or 5 8 ENV 102 & 202
Geography Human Geography 4 4 GEO 170
5 8 GEO 170 & a GEO 100-level general elective Geography majors or minors may opt for only 4 credits in ONE of these courses
History European History 4 4 One from HST 171, 172 or 173 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
 5 8 Two from HST 171, 172 or 173 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
World History 4 4 One from HST 111, 112 or 113 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
  5 8 Two from HST 111, 112 or 113 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
U.S. History 4 4 One from HST 181, 182 or 183 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
 5 8 Two from HST 181, 182 or 183 12 credits maximum for 2 or more AP History exams with scores of 4 and 5
Mathematics Calculus AB 3 4 MAT 135 or MAT 150
4 or 5 8 MAT 150 & 151              or MAT 135 & 136
Calculus BC 3, 4 or 5 12 One of these sequences: MAT 150, 151 & 152 or MAT 135, 136 & one SI course
Statistics 3, 4 or 5 4 MAT 242/
SOC 279
Modern Language (Classical) Latin Literature 3 4 LAT 102 Student should register for LAT 103
4 8 LAT 102 & 103 Student should register for LAT 113
5 12 LAT 102, 103 & 113 Student should register for LAT 114
Vergil 3 4 LAT 101 Student should register for LAT 102
4 8 LAT 101 & 102 Student should register for LAT 103
5 12 LAT 101, 102 & 103 Student should register for LAT 113
Modern Language Spanish, French or German Language and Culture 3 4 103 Student should register for SPN 104, FCH 104 or GER 104
4 8 103 & 104 Student should register for SPN 105, FCH 105 or GER 105
5 12 103, 104 & 105 Student should register for SPN 106, FCH 106 or GER 106
Spanish or French Literature 3 4 104 Student should register for SPN 105 or FCH 105
4 8 104 & 105 Student should register for SPN 106 or FCH 106
5 12 104, 105 & 106
Student should register for 201, 203 or 203. Heritage Spanish speakers are required to take SPN 205, 206 or 207
Italian, Japanese or Chinese Language and Culture 3 4 103 Student should register for ITA 104, JPN 104 or CHN 104
4 8 103 & 104 Student should register for ITA 105, JPN 105 or CHN 105
5 12 103, 104 & 105 Student should register for ITA 106, JPN 106 or CHN 106
Music Music Theory 4 or 5 4 MUS 100 Non-Music majors only
5 4 MUS Elective Music majors only; please consult with the Music department
Physics Physics B 4 or 5 12 PHY 150, 151 & 152
Physics C - Part 1 4 or 5 4 PHY 170
Physics C - Part 2 5 8 PHY 171 & 172
Political Science Government & Politics (U.S.) 4 or 5 4 PSC 120
Government & Politics (Comparative) 4 or 5 4 PSC 150
Psychology Psychology 4 or 5 8 PSY 105 & 106
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