AP Courses, Scores and their Course Equivalencies

St. Joseph’s College recognizes the rigor of Advanced Placement courses and will award credits based on the scores received on AP final exams.

The following list includes the AP tests with the corresponding scores the College accepts for credit, as well as the course(s) they are equivalent to.

AP Courses Minimum Score Needed Credits Course Equivalency Note
Art History 4 3 ART 185  
Biology 3 8 Biology Core If you are biology major, you will receive elective credit only.
Calculus AB 3 3 MAT 205  
Calculus BC 3 3 MAT 205  
Calculus BC 4 6 MAT 205 & 206  
Chemistry 3 3 Core/Lab Science Elective  
Comparative Government and Politics 3 3 POL 205  
Computer Science 3 3 COM 152  
Computer Science Principles 3 3 COM 150  
English Language and Composition 3 3 ENG 103  
English Literature and Composition 3 3 Core/Elective  
Environmental Science 3 3 Core/Lab Science Elective  
European History 3 6 Lower Level Elective & HIS 102  
French Language and Culture 3 6 FRE 201 & 202  
Human Geography 3 3 ECO 278  
Italian Language and Culture 3 6 ITL 201 & 202  
Macroeconomics 3 3 ECO 120  
Microeconomics 3 3 ECO 226  
Music Theory 3 3 MUS 101  
Physics 3 3 Core/Elective  
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3 3 Core/Elective  
Physics C: Mechanics 3 3 Core/Elective  
Psychology 3 3 PSY 100  
Spanish Language and Culture 3 6 SPN 201 & 202  
Spanish Literature and Culture 3 6 SPN 211 & 212  
Statistics 3 3 MAT 107 OR BUS 222 for accounting majors.
Studio Art: 2D Design 4 3 Studio Elective  
Studio Art: Drawing 4 3 ART 183  
United States History 3 6 HIS 170 & 172  
US Government and Politics 3 3 POL 103  
World History 3 6 Core/Elective