Advanced Placement

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Advanced Placement exam is a test that is taken through the students High School.  Much like the CLEP tests, students can earn credit toward graduation at Arkansas Tech University by receiving a qualifying score on the examinations.  These credits can satisfy general education requirements upon completion, with passing grades, of one regular semester of work at Arkansas Tech.

SCORES:

For the scores on the test to be considered for credit, an original copy must be sent to the University Testing Center.  If there are any questions concerning the Advanced Placement scores call 609-771-7300.

*Note:  The AP Exam is not given at Arkansas Tech, but is administered with the students High School.  However, Arkansas Tech University‚Äôs testing center accept the scores for consideration of credits awarded.

High school students who participated in the College Board's AP program may receive college credit by attaining TECH's AP qualifying score. Credit earned through AP may satisfy general education requirements; however, to be awarded credit, students must complete with passing grades one regular semester of work at TECH. Following are the AP examinations that TECH will accept, the corresponding qualifying scores required, and the  credit awarded. This information is also listed in the University catalog.

AP Examination

Qualifying Score

Credit Awarded

Hours of Credit

Art History

4

ART 2103

3

Art History

5

ART 2103 & 2113

6

Biology

4

BIOL 1014 or BIOL 1114

4

Calculus AB

3

MATH 2914

4

Calculus BC

3

MATH 2914 & 2924

8

Chemistry

3

CHEM 2124 & 2134   or
CHEM 1113, 1111 & 2204

8

Chinese Language & Culture

2

CHIN 1014

4

Chinese Language & Culture

4

CHIN 1014 & 1024

8

Computer Science A

3

COMS 2104

4

Computer Science A

4

COMS 2104 & 2203

7

English Language/Composition

3

ENGL 1013

3

English Language/Composition

4

ENGL 1013 & 1023

6

English Literature/Composition

3

ENGL 1013

3

English Literature/Composition

4

ENGL 1013 & 1023

6

Environmental Science

4

BIOL 1004 or PHSC 1004

4

French Language

2

FR 1014

4

French Language

4

FR 1014 & 1024

8

German Language

2

GER 1014

4

German Language

4

GER 1014 & 1024

8

Government & Politics Comparative

4

POLS 2403

3

Government & Politics United States

3

POLS 2003

3

Human Geography

3

GEOG 2023

3

Italian Language & Culture

2

ITAL 1014

4

Italian Language & Culture

4

ITAL 1014 & 1024

8

Japanese Language & Culture

2

JPN 1014

4

Japanese Language & Culture

4

JPN 1014 & 1024

8

Latin: Vergil

2

LAT 1013

3

Latin: Vergil

4

LAT 1013 & 1023

6

Macroeconomics

4

ECON 2003

3

Music Theory

3

MUS 1713,1723,
1731 & 1741

8

Physics B

3

PHYS 2014 & 2024

8

PhysicsC:Electricity&Magnetism

3

PHYS 2124

4

Physics C: Mechanics

3

PHYS 2114

4

Psychology

3

PSY 2003

3

Spanish Language

2

SPAN 1014

4

Spanish Language

4

SPAN 1014 & 1024

8

Spanish Literature

4

SPAN 4213

3

Statistics

3

MATH 2163

3

Studio Art Design 2-D

4

ART 1403

3

Studio Art Drawing

4

ART 1303

3

United States/American History

3

HIST 2003 & 2013

6

World History

3

HIST 1503 & 1513

6

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