Advanced Placement Exam Equivalency Guide for 2021

AP Exam and Score Credit Equivalent Course Placement In OLE Core Fulfilled Notes
Art History
4 or 5
1.00 Art 153 Check with Dept. Global Histories and Societies
Biology
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Natural Science Counts as one 100-level elective in biology major.
Calculus AB
4 or 5
1.00 MATH 120 MATH 128 Quantitative and Computational Reasoning Take placement survey to confirm placement.
Calculus BC
4 or 5
2.00 MATH 120 and 126 MATH 220 Quantitative and Computational Reasoning Take placement survey to confirm placement.
Calculus BC
3 + AB subscore 4 or 5
1.00 MATH 120 MATH 128 Quantitative and Computational Reasoning Take placement survey to confirm placement.
Chemistry
5
1.00 Take placement survey and check with Dept. Natural Science
Chinese
5
1.00 CHIN 301 Upon successful completion of Chin 301 as the first Chinese course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Chinese
4
1.00 CHIN 231 Upon successful completion of Chin 231 or higher as the first Chinese course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Comparative Gov and Politics
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Social Science Counts toward the comparative politics distribution requirement in the Political Science major.
Computer Science A
4 or 5
1.00 CSCI 121 Take placement survey. Credit awarded for only 1 AP Computer Science exam.
Computer Science Principles
4 or 5
1.00 Take placement survey. Credit awarded for only 1 AP Computer Science exam.
English Language and Composition
5
1.00 Writing and Rhetoric Credit awarded for only 1 AP English exam.
English Literature and Composition
5
1.00 Writing and Rhetoric Credit awarded for only 1 AP English exam.
Environmental Science
4 or 5
1.00 Envst 137 Check with Dept. No credit awarded if student is in Environmental Conversations since Envst 137 is a required course.
European History
5
1.00 Check with Dept. Global Histories and Societies Multiple AP History exams are accepted for elective credit, but only 1 will count toward the History major. Talk to the Dept. about which exam to count toward the major.
French
5
1.00 The student may elect to take a proficiency exam. WLC will be awarded for passing proficiency exam; elective credit will be awarded for AP.
French
5
1.00 FREN 25x Upon successful completion of French 25x as the first French course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
French
4
1.00 FREN 232 Upon successful completion of French 232 as the first French course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
German
5
1.00 The student may elect to take a proficiency exam. WLC will be awarded for passing proficiency exam; elective credit will be awarded for AP.
German
5
1.00 GERM 25x Upon successful completion of German 25x as the first German course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
German
4
1.00 GERM 232 Upon successful completion of German 232 as the first German course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Human Geography
5
1.00 ID 234
Italian no credit
Japanese
5
1.00 JAPAN 301 Upon successful completion of Japan 301 as the first Japanese course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Japanese
4
1.00 JAPAN 231 Upon successful completion of Japan 231 or higher as the first Japanese course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Latin
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Upon successful completion of Latin 231 as the first Latin course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP.
Macroeconomics
4 or 5
1.00 ECON 111 ECON 121 or higher. Check with Dept. Social Science Credit awarded for only 1 AP econ exam.
Microeconomics
4 or 5
1.00 ECON 111 ECON 121 or higher. Check with Dept. Social Science Credit awarded for only 1 AP econ exam.
Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
4 or 5
1.00 ECON 121 ECON 200-263, subject to other prerequisites. Social Science Only 1 total credit awarded.
Music Theory
5
1.00 Check with Dept.
Physics 1
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Natural Science
Physics 2
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Natural Science
Physics C: Mechanics
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Natural Science
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Natural Science
Psychology
4 or 5
1.00 Psych 125 Any 200-level PSYCH except 230. Social Science
Spanish Language
5
1.00 The student may elect to take a proficiency exam.  WLC will be awarded for passing proficiency exam; elective credit will be awarded for AP.
Spanish Language
5
1.00 SPAN 25x Upon successful completion of Span 25x as the first Spanish course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP. Only 1 credit given if both Lang and Lit are taken.
Spanish Language
4
1.00 SPAN 232 Upon successful completion of Span 232 as the first Spanish course taken at St. Olaf, WLC will be awarded for the course and elective credit for AP. Only 1 credit given if both Lang and Lit are taken.
Spanish Literature
4 or 5
1.00 See notes for Spanish Language.
Statistics
4 or 5
1.00 Stat 110 or 212 MSCS 264 Quantitative and Computational Reasoning
Studio Art: 2-D Design
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Creativity Counts as 1 course in Studio Art major. Only 1 credit total if multiple exams taken.
Studio Art: 3-D Design
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Creativity Counts as 1 course in Studio Art major. Only 1 credit total if multiple exams taken.
Studio Art: Drawing
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Creativity Counts as 1 course in Studio Art major. Only 1 credit total if multiple exams taken.
U.S. Government and Politics
4 or 5
1.00 Check with Dept. Social Science Counts toward the American politics subfield distribution requirement in the Political Science major.
U.S. History
5
1.00 Check with Dept. Global Histories and Societies Multiple AP History exams are accepted for elective credit, but only 1 will count toward the History major. Talk to the Dept. about which exam to count toward the major.
World History
5
1.00 Check with Dept. Global Histories and Societies Multiple AP History exams are accepted for elective credit, but only 1 will count toward the History major. Talk to the Dept. about which exam to count toward the major.