University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

AP Guidelines

Advanced Placement Credit Guideline

Pitt-Johnstown will accept Advanced Placement test scores. See the list below. If you have any questions, please contact the Pitt-Johnstown Registrar's Office.

AP Credits:

Art

Art: History
 Score of 3, 4, or 5 = 3 credits for Fine Arts (No Equivalent)

Art: Studio-Art 3D
 Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for SA 0130

Art: Studio-General Portfolio
 Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credit for SA (No Equivalent)
 

Biology

Score of 4 = 4 credits for BIOL 0110, 0111
Score of 5 = 8 credits for BIOL 0110, 0120, 0111, 0121

Chemistry

Score of 3 or 4 = 4 credits for CHEM 0111 and CHEM 0113
Score of 5 = 8 credits for CHEM 0111, 0112, 0113 and 0114

Foreign Language and Literature

Chinese
  Score of 4 or 5 = 10 credits for CHIN 0001 and CHIN 0002

French Language
 Score of 4 = 3 credits for FR 0103
 Score of 5 = 6 credits for FR 0103 and FR 0104

French Literature
  Score of 4 = 3 cr FR 0321
  Score of 5 = 6 credits for FR 0321 and FR 0355

German Language & Culture
  
Score of 4 = 3 credits for GER 1490
  Score of 5 = 5 credits for GER 1490

Italian Language & Culture
  Score of 4 = 3 credits for ITAL 0004
  Score of 5 = 6 credits for ITAL 0004 and either ITAL 0005 or ITAL 0061 subject to faculty interview

Japanese Language & Culture
 
Score of 4 = 3 credits for JPNSE 1901
  Score of 5 = 5 credits for JPNSE 1901

Latin Prose - Latin Literature
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits Latin 0220

Latin Vergil
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits Latin 0220

Spanish Language
  Score of 4 = 3 credits for SPAN 0103
  Score of 5 = 6 credits for SPAN 0103 and SPAN 0104

Spanish Literature
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for SPANISH (No Equivalent)

Computer Science

Computer Science A
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for CS 0015

Computer Science AB
  Score of Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for CS 0015

Computer Science Principles
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for COMPUTER SCIENCE (No Equivalent)

Economics

Economics-Macro
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for ECON 0115

Economics-Micro
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for ECON 0105

English

English Language & Composition
  Score of 4 or 5 = 6 credits for ENGCOMP 0005, ENGLISH LITERATURE (No Equivalent)

English Literature & Composition
  Score of 4 or 5 = 6 credits for ENGCOMP 0005, ENGLISH LITERATURE (No Equivalent)

Environmental Science

Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for GEOL 0086

Geography

Human Geography
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for GEOGRAPHY (No Equivalent)

Government and Politics

Comparative Governemnt & Politics
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for PS 0302

US Government & Politics
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for PS 0206

History

American - United States History
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for HISTORY 0610 or 0620

European History
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for HISTORY 0120 or 0130

World History
  Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for HISTORY (No Equivalent)

Mathematics

Calculus AB
  Score of 4 or 5 = 4 credits for MATH 0221

Calculus BC
  Score of 4 or 5 = 8 credits for MATH 0221, 0231

Calculus AB-Subscore/BC
  Score of 4 or 5 = 4 credits for MATH 0221

Music

Music (Listening & Literature)
  Score of 3, 4, or 5 = 3 credits for MUSIC 0212

Music (Theory)
  Score of 3, 4, or 5 = 3 credits in MUSIC 0100

Physics

Physics 1 & Physics 2 (must take both)
  Score of 4 and 4 = 4 credits for PHYS 0140
  Score of 4 and 5 = 4 credits for PHYS 0140
  Score of 5 and 4 = 4 credits for PHYS 0140
  Score of 5 and 5 = 8 credits for PHYS 0140 and PHYS 0142

Physics C - Mechanics (Part 1)
  Score of 5 = 4 credits PHYS 0150

 Physics C - Mechanics & Electricity-Magt Part 1 & 2
  Score of 4 or 5 = 8 credits for PHYS 0150 and PHYS 0152
 

Psychology

Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for PSY 0200

Statistics

Score of 4 or 5 = 3 credits for STAT 1020