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Advanced Placement (AP)

Thomas Jefferson University awards college credit to students who participated in the Advance Placement Program in high school and who took and achieved specific levels of learning on the Advanced Placement exams. For credit to be awarded it must be applicable to a student’s program of study. Please note that when students submit Dual Enrollment credit for an AP course on a college transcript and also scores from the AP exam, Thomas Jefferson University will preference the dual enrollment course for awarding credit. Credit will not be awarded twice.

 

AP EXAM SCORE TJU EQUIVALENT CR
Art History 4, 5 ARTH 101 OR ARTH 102 3
Biology
(non-science major)
3, 4, 5 BIOL 101 3
Biology
(science major)
4, 5 BIOL 101 (Elective) 3
Chemistry
(non-science major)
3, 4, 5 CHEM 101 3
Chemistry
(science major)
4, 5 CHEM 101
(Elective)
3
Chinese Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 Global Diversity or Global Citizenship 3
Comparative Government and Politics 3, 4, 5 LAW 203 (Global Citizenship) 3
Computer Science A 3, 4, 5 Elective 3
English Language and Composition 4, 5 WRIT 101 3
English Literature and Composition 3, 4, 5 Elective 3
Environmental Science 3, 4, 5 SCI-101 3
European History 3, 4, 5 Global Diversity 3
French Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 FREN 101 3
German Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 GERM 101 3
Human Geography 3, 4, 5 Global Diversity 3
Italian Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 ITAL 101 3
Japanese Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 JAPN 101 3
Latin 3, 4, 5 Elective 3
Macroeconomics 3, 4, 5 ECON 205 3
Mathematics- Calculus AB 3 MATH 102          (Pre-Calculus) 3
Mathematics- Calculus AB 4,5 MATH 111   (Calculus I) 4
Mathematics- Calculus BC 3 MATH 111  (Calculus I) 4
Mathematics- Calculus BC 4,5 MATH 111 and MATH 112 4
Microeconomics 3, 4, 5 ECON 206 3
Music Theory 3, 4, 5 Elective 3
Physics B (non-science major) 3, 4, 5 PHYC 101 3
Physics B (science major) 3, 4, 5 PHYC 101 3
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 4, 5 PHYC 203 3
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Lab 1 PHYC 203L 1
Physics C: Mechanics 4, 5 PHYC 201 3
Physics C: Mechanics Lab 1 PHYC 201L 1
Physics 1 3, 4, 5 PHYC 101 3
Physics 2 3, 4, 5 Elective 3
Psychology 3, 4, 5 PSYC  101 3
Research   Elective 3
Seminar   Elective 3
Spanish Language and Culture 3, 4, 5 SPAN 101 3
Statistics 3, 4, 5 ABA 201  or STAT 220 3
Studio Art: 2D Design 4, 5 Elective 3
Studio Art: 3D Design 4, 5 Elective 3
Studio Art: Drawing 4, 5 DRAW 101 or   ARFD-103 3
United States History 3, 4, 5 AMST 114 3
United States Government and Politics 3 LAW 105 (Am Diversity or Am Studies) 3
World History 3, 4, 5 Global Diversity 3

 

School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SPCS) Policy: School of Continuing and Professional Studies students should send Advanced Placement score reports to the school by the start of the student’s third term of enrollment.

See Also: ACE, CLEP, Credit for Prior Learning, DSST, Military, Transfer Credit