St. Mary's College of Maryland

CLEP | AP | IB

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams SMCM Equivalencies

A student must receive a 4 or 5 on their AP exam in order to earn credit. Unless otherwise noted, AP exams count as 4 transfer credits each.

AP Exam

SMCM Equivalency

CARS

Art History

ARTH 250

ARHIAP

Art

ART 233

ARTAP

Art-Drawing

ART 233*

ARTDAP

Art- 2D

ART 233*

ART2DAP

*If student wants a course equivalency, he/she must make an appt. with the Art Dept. chair to show him or her the actual portfolio.

Biology AP

BIOL 101

BIOLAP

Calculus AB

MATH 151

CAABAP

Calculus BC*

MATH 152

CABCAP

Calculus AB subgrade*

MATH 151 (only if BC is below 4)

ABAPSUB

*If a student scores less than 4 on the Calculus BC AP exam, but their Calc AB subgrade is 4 or 5, then they receive credit for MATH151. If they score 4 or 5 on the Calculus BC, they receive credit for MATH152.

Chemistry

CHEM101

CHEMAP

Computer Science AB

COSC130

COSCAP

Computer Science A

COSC120

COSCAAP

Economics-Macro

ECON Elective (with Micro = ECON101)

ECMAAP

Economics-Micro

ECON Elective (with Macro = ECON 101)

ECMIAP

English Language Comp

ENGL102

ENLAAP

English Literature Comp

ENGL106

ENLIAP

Environmental Science

CORE Natural Science with Lab

ENVSAP

European History

HIST105

EUHIAP

French Language

ILCF102

FRLAAP

French Literature

ILCF102

FRLIAP

German Language

ILCG102

GELAAP

Gov't & Pol. Comp

POSC 100*

CMGVAP

Gov't & Pol US

POSC 100*

USGVAP

*If a student takes both COMP and US Gov't and Pol, he/she would receive credit for POSC100 and POSC lower division elective.

Human Geography

*(lower division elective) until further notice

HUGEAP

Latin-Virgil

ILCL102 (or ILCU lower division elective if student takes both Virgil and Latin Literature)

LAVEAP

Latin Literature

ILCL102 (or ILCU lower division elective if student takes both Virgil and Latin Literature)

LALIAP

Music Theory (credit is given for subscores only)

Non-Aural Subscore = 3 credits of MUSC203
Aural Subscore = 1 credit of MUSC201

MUTHAP

Physics B

PHYS121

PHYBAP

Physics C-Mechanical

PHYS121 (or PHYS131 if student chooses)

PHYCAP

Physics C-Eng & Mech

PHYS122 (but not PHYS132)

PHYEAP

Psychology

PSYC101

PSYCAP

Spanish Language

ILCS102

SPLAAP

Spanish Literature

ILCS102

SPLIAP

Statistics

MATH221

STATAP

US History

If this is the only History AP, then CORE Humanistic Foundations. if other HIST AP, then HIST lower-division elective

USHIAP

World History

HIST105 or HIST104 if student also took European Hist.

WOHIAP