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Note: Generally a score of 3 represents the threshold at which university credits are given.  There are, however, differences between the number of credits granted in the various disciplines, and even for the different tests in the same discipline. 

Department AP Test & Score SCSU Credit Equivalent
APIEL International English - Score of 3 or higher 3 elective credits
ART Art History - Score of 3 or higher 3 credits as ART 104 or ART 105
ART 

Studio Art - Score of 3 or higher:
  2-D Design
  3-D Design
  Drawing

 
3 credits as ART 112
3 credits as ART 113
3 credits as ART 150

BIOLOGY Score of 3 or higher 8 credits as BIO 102 and BIO 103
CHEMISTRY Score of 3 or higher 8 credits as CHE 120 and CHE 121
COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science Test A - Score of 3 or higher   3 credits as CSC 152
COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science Test AB -
  Score of 3 or higher
6 credits as CSC 152 and CSC 153
ECONOMICS Macroeconomics - Score of 4 or higher 3 credits as ECO 100
ECONOMICS Microeconomics - Score of 4 or higher 3 credits as ECO 101
ENGLISH LANGUAGE Composition - Score of 3 or less No credits granted
ENGLISH LANGUAGE Composition - Score of 4 3 credits as ENG 110
ENGLISH LANGUAGE Composition - Score of 5 3 credits as ENG 112
ENGLISH LITERATURE   No university credit is awarded for this exam.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Score of 3 or higher 3 credits as ENV 100
FOREIGN LANGUAGE - French, German, Latin, Spanish Score of 3 3 credits as FRE 101, GRE 101, LAT 101 or SPA 101 (i.e. the appropriate Level II courses)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE - French, German, Latin, Spanish Score of 4 or 5 6 credits for the appropriate Level III & Level IV courses
FOREIGN LANGUAGE - Spanish Spanish Literature -
  Score of 4 or 5
6 elective credits in Spanish - possibly applicable toward major
HISTORY

American History:
  Score of 3
  Score of 4 or 5


3 credits as HIS 110
6 credits as HIS 110 and HIS 111
HISTORY  European History:
  Score of 3
  Score of 4 or 5

3 credits as HIS 101
6 credits as HIS 100 and HIS 101
MATH Calculus A/B - Score of 3 or
  higher
4 credits as MAT 150
MATH Calculus B/C - Score of 3 4 credits as MAT 150 
MATH Calculus B/C - Score of 4 or 5 8 credits as MAT 150 and MAT 151 
MATH Statistics - Score of 3 or higher 3 credits as MAT 107 
MUSIC Music Theory - Score of 3 or higher 5 credits as MUS 220 and MUS 225
MUSIC Music Literature No university credit is awarded for this exam
PHYSICS B or C Score of 3 4 credits for PHY 210
PHYSICS B Score of 4 or 5 PHY 200 and PHY 201
PHYSICS C (Elec and Magnet) Score of 4 or 5 PHY 231 
PHYSICS C (Mechanics) Score of 4 or 5 PHY 230
POLITICAL SCIENCE Either exam in the "Government and Politics" area - Score of 3 or higher 3 credits as PSC 100 
PSYCHOLOGY Score of 3 or higher 3 credits for PSY 100