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Advanced Placement (AP)

See how your AP scores translate to Hope credit.

We receive AP scores from College Board around the beginning of July. If you indicated you wanted your score sent to Hope when you took the test, College Board will send it to us automatically. If you did not, you will need to request it to be sent to us from .

When we receive the scores, the corresponding credit will be placed on your record.

You can earn a maximum of 32 credits via AP, IB and CLEP.

Below is a list of AP exams and how the scores translate to Hope credit.

Arts

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
ART AND DESIGN: 2D 4鈥5 No credit automatically*    
ART AND DESIGN: 3D 4鈥5 No credit automatically*    
ART AND DESIGN: DRAWING 4鈥5 No credit automatically*    
ART HISTORY 4鈥5 Art 111 3 Human Creative Perspectives (HCP)
MUSIC THEORY 4鈥5 No credit automatically**    

*See Art & Art History Department Chairperson; credit may be granted after portfolio review.

**See Music Department Chairperson; credit may be granted after portfolio review.

 

Capstone Diploma Program

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
Research 4鈥5 Ids 0100 3  
Seminar 4鈥5 Ids 0100 3  

 

English

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
english Language & composition 4鈥5 Engl 113* 3 Expository Writing (EW)
english literature & composition 4鈥5 Engl 113* 3 Expository Writing (EW)

*You cannot receive credit for more than one English exam.

 

History and Social Sciences

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
African American STudies 4鈥5 Ids 0100 3  
Comparative Government and politics 4鈥5 Pol 151 3 Social Sciences (SS)
European history 4鈥5 Hist 131 3 Historical Perspectives (HST)
Human Geography 4鈥5 Ges 0100 3 Mathematics or Natural Science (MNS)
Macroeconomics 4鈥5 Econ 211 3 Social Sciences (SS)
Microeconomics 4鈥5 Econ 212 3  
Psychology 4鈥5 Psy 100 3 Social Sciences (SS)
United States government and politics 4鈥5 Pol 100 3 Social Sciences (SS)
United States history 4鈥5 Hist 161 3 Historical Perspectives (HST)
World History: Modern 4鈥5 Hist 121 3 Historical Perspectives (HST)

 

Math and Computer Science

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
Calculus AB 3 No credit automatically*    
Calculus AB 4鈥5 Math 131 4 Mathematics (MA)
Calculus BC 1鈥3 No credit automatically**    
Calculus BC 4鈥5 Math 131 and Math 132 8 Mathematics (MA)
Computer Science A 4鈥5 Csci 125 4 Natural Science with Lab (NSL)
Computer Science Principles 4鈥5 Csci 112 3 Mathematics or Natural Science (MNS)
Precalculus 4鈥5 Math 123 3 Mathematics (MA)
Statistics 4鈥5 Math 115 3 Mathematics (MA)

*You may enroll in Math 131 or Math 132. If you go straight into Math 132 and earn at least a B grade, you will also receive credit for Math 131 (4 credits).

**Use the AB subscore grade provided by AP and follow the AB policy above for credit and placement.

 

Sciences

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
BIOLOGY 4鈥5 Biol 106/108 4 Natural Science with Lab (NSL)
Chemistry 4鈥5 Chem 125/127 and Chem 126/128 8 Natural Science with Lab (NSL)
Chemistry 3 Chem 101/101L 4 Natural Science with Lab (NSL)
Environmental Science 4鈥5 Ges 130/130L 4 Natural Science with Lab (NSL)
Physics 1: Algebra-based 4鈥5 Phys 105* 3 Math or Natural Science (MNS)
Physics 2: Algebra-based 4鈥5 Phys 106* 3 Math or Natural Science (MNS)
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 4鈥5 Phys 122* 3 Math or Natural Science (MNS)
Physics C: Mechanics 4鈥5 Phys 121* 3 Math or Natural Science (MNS)

*See Physics Department Chairperson; associated lab credit may be granted after lab notebook review. If lab credit is granted, the Anchor Plan attribute awarded will change to Natural Science with Lab (NSL).

 

World Languages and Cultures

ap exam score course credit credit hours ANCHOR PLAN ATTRIBUTE
Chinese Language and Culture 5 Chin 101, Chin 102, Chin 201 9 Global Language (GL2)
Chinese Language and Culture 4 Chin 101, Chin 102 6 Global Language (GL2)
Chinese Language and Culture 3 Chin 101 3  
French Language and Culture 5 Fren 101, Fren 102, Fren 201 9 Global Language (GL2)
French Language and Culture 4 Fren 101, Fren 102 6 Global Language (GL2)
French Language and Culture 3 Fren 101 3  
German Language and Culture 5 Germ 101, Germ 102, Germ 201 9 Global Language (GL2)
German Language and Culture 4 Germ 101, Germ 102 6 Global Language (GL2)
German Language and Culture 3 Germ 101 3  
Italian Language and Culture 5 Lang 0100 9 Global Language (GL2)
Italian Language and Culture 4 Lang 0100 6 Global Language (GL2)
Italian Language and Culture 3 Lang 0100 3  
Japanese Language and Culture 5 Japn 101, Japn 102, Japn 201 9 Global Language (GL2)
Japanese Language and Culture 4 Japn 101, Japn 102 6 Global Language (GL2)
Japanese Language and Culture 3 Japn 101 3  
Latin 5 Latn 171, Latn 172, Latn 271 9 Global Language (GL2)
Latin 4 Latn 171, Latn 172 6 Global Language (GL2)
Latin 3 Latn 171 3  
spanish Language and Culture 5 Span 121, Span 122, 0200* 9 Global Language (GL2)
spanish Language and Culture 4 Span 121, Span 122* 6 Global Language (GL2)
spanish Language and Culture 3 Span 121 3  
Spanish Literature and Culture 5 Span 121, Span 122, 0200* 9 Global Language (GL2)
Spanish Literature and Culture 4 Span 121, Span 122* 6 Global Language (GL2)
Spanish Literature and Culture 3 Span 121 3  

*You cannot receive credit for more than one Spanish exam.