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Advanced Placement Policy 2010-2011

Advanced Placement Policy — 2010-2011

Advanced Placement scores must be reported to Wake Forest University directly from The College Board. The Wake Forest College Code is 5885. Refer to the following chart for credit earned, course equivalency and exemption information.

Special Note: Students entering in or after the of fall 2007 cannot use Advanced Placement courses to satisfy WFU divisional requirements. However, AP credit will count towards the 120 hours needed for graduation.

Department AP Subject AP Score WFU Hours Course Equivalent

Art History of Art 4 or 5 3 ART 103
Studio Art – Drawing 4 or 5 3 ART 118
Studio Art – 2D Design 4 or 5 3 ART 111
Studio Art – 3D Design 4 or 5 3 ART 111

Biology Biology 4 or 5 4 BIO 111

Chemistry Chemistry 4 or 5 7 CHM 111/ Lab

& CHM 280 (3)


Computer Science Computer Science A 4 0 CSC 111 & 111L
Computer Science A 5 4 CSC 111 & 111L
Computer Science AB 4 or 5 4 CSC 111 & 111L

Economics Economics: Micro Combined
Economics: Macro 8 to 10 3 ECN 150
Students must take both AP tests in Economics and earn a combined score of 8 or higher to be awarded credit.

English English Language & Composition 4 or 5 4 ENG 111
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5 4 ENG 111
Only 4 total hours of ENG 111 credit will be awarded.

Environmental Studies Environmental Science 4 or 5 3 ENV 201

Romance Languages French Language 3 0 FRH 154
(French) French Language 4 or 5 3 FRH 154
French Literature 3 0 FRH 213
French Literature 4 or 5 3 FRH 213

German German Language 3 4 GER 153
German Language 4 or 5 7 GER 153 & 212 (3 hr)

Education Human Geography 4 or 5 3 EDU 271

History European History 4 or 5 3 HST 102
United States History 4 or 5 3 HST 150
World History 4 or 5 3 HST 103

Romance Languages Italian Language and Culture 3 0 ITA 154
(Italian) Italian Language and Culture 4 or 5 3 ITA 154

Classical Languages Latin: Vergil 4 or 5 3 LAT 218
Latin: Literature 4 or 5 3 LAT 555 – Contact Dept.

Mathematics Calculus AB 4 or 5 4 MTH 111
Calculus AB Subscore 4 or 5 4 MTH 111
Calculus BC 3 4 MTH 111
Calculus BC 4 or 5 4 MTH 112
Statistics 5 4 MTH 109
Please note: credit will be given for MTH 111 or MTH 112, but NOT both.

Music Music: Listening & Literature 4 or 5 3 MUS 101
Music Theory 5 4 MUS 171

Physics Physics B 4 or 5 4 PHY 111
Physics C – Mechanics 4 or 5 4 PHY 113
Physics C – Electricity & Magnetism 4 or 5 4 PHY 114
Please note: credit will be given for PHY 111 or PHY 113 but NOT both.

Political Science Government & Politics: United States 5 3 POL 113
Government & Politics: Comparative 5 3 POL 114

Psychology Psychology 4 or 5 3 PSY 151

Romance Languages Spanish Language 3 0 SPN 154
(Spanish) Spanish Language 4 or 5 3 SPN 154
Spanish Literature 3 0 SPN 213
Spanish Literature 4 or 5 3 SPN 213