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AP Credit

Hartwick College offers advanced placement and credit for scores of 3 or better on many of the advanced placement (AP) tests of the College Board. In order to receive AP credit, students must have their official exam scores submitted to the Registrar's Office directly from the testing agency. Scores will not be accepted from high school or college transcripts. Need to have your AP test scores sent to Hartwick? Click here to visit the College Board AP web site or call 1-888-225-5427.

The following policies are subject to change as periodic reviews of all placement and credit policies are made. Students with specific questions about course credit should contact the Registrar's Office.

Dept AP Exam Required Score* Credits Courses Credited LAiP
ART Studio Art: 2-D Design, 3-D Design or Drawing
3 4 General Credit HUM
ART Art History 3 3 General Credit HUM
BIOL Biology** 4 4 See Note Below SCI
CHEM Chemistry*** 4 4 General Credit SCI
CISC Computer Science A 3 4 CISC 120 QFR
ECON Macroeconomics 4 3 ECON 102 SOC
ECON Microeconomics
4 3 ECON 101 SOC
ENTA English Literature and Composition 3 3 General Credit GEN
ENTA English Language and Composition 3 3 General Credit GEN
HIST European History 3 3 General Credit SOC
HIST United States History 3 3 General Credit SOC
HIST World History 3 3 General Credit SOC
MATH Calculus AB 3 4 MATH 121 QFR
MATH Calculus BC 3 7 MATH 121 & 235 QFR
MATH Statistics 3 3 MATH 108 QFR
MOCL French Language and Culture
3 3 FREN 101 LN1
MOCL French Language and Culture
4 6 FREN 101 & 102 LN2
MOCL German Language and Culture
3 3 GERM 101 LN1
MOCL German Language and Culture
4 3 GERM 101 & 102 LN2
MOCL Spanish Language 3 3 SPAN 101 LN1
MOCL Spanish Language 4 6 SPAN 101 & 102 LN2
MOCL Spanish Literature and Culture
3 3 SPAN 201 LN3
MOCL Spanish Literature and Culture
4 6 SPAN 201 & 202 LN3
MUSI Music Theory 3 3 General Credit
HUM
NDEP Human Geography 3 3 General Credit GEN
PHYS Physics B 3 8 PHYS 140 & 141 LAB
PHYS Physics C: Mechanics 3 4 PHYS 201 LAB
PHYS Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3 4 PHYS 202 LAB
POSC Government and Politics: United States
3 3 POSC 101 SOC
POSC Government and Politics: Comparative
3 3 General Credit GEN
PSYC Psychology**** 4 3 PSYC 110 or 111 SOC
PSYC Psychology 3 3 General Credit SOC
NDEP Human Geography 3 3 General Credit GEN
SCIE Enviromental Science 3 3 SCIE-100 SCI
 
* Minimum score required. Any exam with less than the required score will not be accepted.
** Students with AP credit must still take BIOL101. For a BIOL score of 4 or better, 202 OR 203 are WAIVED if an A is achieved in BIOL 101.
*** Students may choose to take a placement exam for chemistry to become eligible for CHEM 109.
**** With a score of 4 or higher a student may choose which requirement to satisfy (PSYC 110 or 111).


KEY TO LAiP DESIGNATIONS
SOC - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Breadth and Depth)
HUM - Humanities (Breadth and Depth)
SCI - Physical and Life Sciences (Breadth and Depth)
GEN - General Credit (Elective only)
LAB - Laboratory requirement, Physical and Life Sciences
LN1, 2, 3 - Foreign Language Requirement
QFR - Quantitative and Formal Reasoning