»Advanced Placement

Chapman University grants credit for department designated minimum scores earned on approved Advanced Placement examinations. The minimum score requirements for the current catalog year for each exam is listed below. Chapman accepts only official score reports received directly from College Board. Scores listed on high school or other college records are not accepted. 

A maximum of 32 credits may be earned in passing courses by examination. No more than 32 credits will be awarded for dual credit (college work taken while concurrently enrolled in high school or GED program) or combined dual credit and AP, or IB.

Special Note for Pre-Med Students: Not all medical schools accept Advanced Placement scores to satisfy admission requirements.

AP Exam

Minimum Score Required Chapman Equivalency Credit GE Area
ART



Art History 4 ART-260 or ART-261 3 7AI or 7SI
Studio Art: 2-D Design 4 ART-1TR 3 7AI
Studio Art: 3-D Design 4 ART-1TR 3 7AI
Studio Art: Drawing 4 ART-1TR 3 7AI





BIOLOGY





Biology 4 BIOL-204 4 7NI





CHEMISTRY



Chemistry 4 CHEM-140 4 7NI





CHINESE



Chinese Language & Culture 3 CHIN-101 3
Chinese Language & Culture 4 CHIN-102 3
Chinese Language & Culture 5 CHIN-201 3 7LC





COMPUTER SCIENCE



Computer Science A 4 CPSC-230 4 7QI
Computer Science A
3 waiver-MATH104 0
Computer Science AB
4 CPSC-230, 231 4, 4 7QI
Computer Science AB
3 CPSC-230, waiver-MATH104 4, 0 7QI





ECONOMICS



Macroeconomics 3 ECON-201 3 7SI
Microeconomics 3 ECON-200 3 7SI





ENGLISH



English Language & Comp 4 ENG-103 3 7WI
English Literature & Comp 4 ENG-200 3 7AI, 7WI





ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE



Environmental Science 4 ENV-101 3 7NI





FRENCH



French Language 3 FREN-101 3
French Language 4 FREN-102 3
French Language 5 FREN-201 3 7LC
French Literature 4 FREN-202 3 7LC





GERMAN



German Language 3 GER-101 3
German Language 4 GER-102 3
German Language 5 GER-201 3 7LC





GOVERNMENT & POLITICS



Comparative Government & Politics 4 POSC-130 3 7SI
United States Government & Politics 4 POSC-110 3 7SI, 7CC





HISTORY



European History 4 HIST-110 3 7SI
European History 5 HIST-110, HIST-112 3, 3 7SI
United States History 4 HIST-101 3 7SI
United States History 5 HIST-101, HIST-103 3, 3 7SI
World History 4 HIST-201 3 7SI
World History 5 HIST-201, HIST-202 3, 3 7SI, 7GC





ITALIAN



Italian Language and Culture 3 ITAL-101 3
Italian Language and Culture 4 ITAL-102 3
Italian Language and Culture 5 ITAL-201 3 7LC





HUMAN GEOGRAPHY



Human Geography 4 SS-1TR 3 7SI





JAPANESE



Japanese Language & Culture 3 JPN-101 3
Japanese Language & Culture 4 JPN-102 3
Japanese Language & Culture 5 JPN-201 3 7LC





LATIN



Latin Literature 3 LAT-101 3
Latin Literature 4 LAT-102 3
Latin Literature 5 LAT-299 3 7LC
Latin: Vergil 3 LAT-101 3
Latin: Vergil 4 LAT-102 3
Latin: Vergil 5 LAT-299 3 7LC





MATH



Calculus AB 3 waiver-MATH104 0
Calculus AB 4 MATH-110
(satisfies MGSC-208)
3 7QI
Calculus BC 3 MATH-110, waiver-MATH104
(satisfies MGSC-208)
3, 0 7QI
Calculus BC 4 MATH-110, MATH-111
(satisfies MGSC-208)
3, 3 7QI
Statistics 3 waiver-APSTATS
(MATH-203 prereq waived)
0
Statistics 4 MATH-203
(satisfies MGSC-209)
3 7QI





MUSIC THEORY



Music Theory 4 MUS-1TR 3 7AI





PHYSICS



Physics B 3 PHYS-1TRL 3 7NI
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 4 PHYS-102 4 7NI
Physics C: Mechanics 4 PHYS-101 4 7NI





PSYCHOLOGY



Psychology 3 PSY-101 3 7SI





RUSSIAN



Russian Language & Culture 3 FL-101 3
Russian Language & Culture 4 FL-102 3
Russian Language & Culture 5 FL-201 3 7LC





SPANISH



Spanish Language 3 SPAN-101 3
Spanish Language 4 SPAN-102 3
Spanish Language 5 SPAN-201 3 7LC
Spanish Literature 4 SPAN-202* 3 7LC


*SPAN-326 prerequisite waiver


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