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    University of Colorado Denver
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) CREDIT


Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

This chart represents academic credit that may be awarded to new freshmen or to new transfer students seeking initial academic credit through the Advanced Placement program administered by the College Board. To receive academic credit, students must present official AP scores sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

This chart represents academic credit for students admitted to the University of Colorado Denver beginning fall 2016. Students admitted prior to fall 2016 should consult the University Catalog corresponding to the year in which the exam was taken.

Credit awarded and course equivalency information in this table applies only to degree programs, including bioengineering, at the Denver Campus of the University of Colorado Denver. Students seeking academic credit or a waiver of admission requirements for degree programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus need to contact the program directly.

Academic credit is limited to either AP credit or CU Denver course credit when students elect to register and successfully complete courses identified in this table as equivalent or content substitution.

Subject Area
Examination Title
Score Required
Credit Hours Awarded
CU Denver
Equivalent
Course(s) or
Content
Substitution
CCHE Policy- gtPathways Category  
CU Denver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Cateogry
Arts Art History 5, 4 6 FINE 2600 , FINE 2610     Arts or Humanities
Art History 3 3 FINE 2600     Arts or Humanities
   
Studio Art- Drawing 5, 4, 3 3 FINE 1100     Arts
   
Studio Art- 2-D Design 5, 4, 3 3 FINE 1400     Arts
   
Studio Art- 3-D Design 5, 4, 3 3 FINE 1500     Arts
   
Biology Biology- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 6 BIOL 2051 , BIOL 2061   SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Biology- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 BIOL 1999AE (3 Credits) SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
   
Biology- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 8 BIOL 2051 , BIOL 2061 , BIOL 2071 , BIOL 2081   SC1, SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Biology- With Advanced Lab 3 8 BIOL 1550 , BIOL 1560   SC1 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Chemistry  Chemistry- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 6 CHEM 2031 , CHEM 2061   SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Chemistry- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 CHEM 1999AE (3 Credits) SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
   
Chemistry- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 9 CHEM 2031 CHEM 2038 , CHEM 2061 CHEM 2068   SC1, SC2 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Chemistry- With Advanced Lab 3 4 CHEM 1474   SC1 Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Computer Science Computer Science A 5, 4, 3 3 XDEN 1999AE (3 Credits)    
   
Economics Macroeconomics 5, 4, 3 3 ECON 2012     Social Sciences
Microeconomics 5, 4, 3 3 ECON 2022     Social Sciences
   
English English Literature and Composition 5, 4, 3 3 ENGL 1999AE (3 Credits) AH2 Humanities
   
English Language and Composition 5, 4, 3 3 ENGL 1020   CO1 Composition
   
Environmental Science Environmental Science- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4, 3 3 ENVS 1999AE (3 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Environmental Science- With Advanced Lab 5, 4, 3 3 ENVS 1042     Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Geography Human Geography 5, 4, 3 3 GEOG 1302     Social Sciences
   
History  United States History 5, 4, 3 6 HIST 1361 , HIST 1362   HI1 Humanities
   
World History 5, 4, 3 6 HIST 1016 , HIST 1026   HI1 Humanities or International Perspectives
   
European History  5, 4, 3 6 HIST 1211 , HIST 1212     Humanities or International Perspectives
   
Languages Chinese/French/German/Spanish Language and Culture 5 6 CHIN /FREN /SPAN 2120 , CHIN/FREN/SPAN 3999AE (3 Credits) or GRMN 2130 , GRMN 3999AE (3 Credits) AH4  
Chinese/French/German/Spanish Language and Culture 4 6 CHIN /FREN /SPAN 2110 , CHIN /FREN /SPAN 2120  or GRMN 2110 GRMN 2130   AH4
Chinese/French/German/Spanish Language and Culture 3 3 CHIN /FREN /GRMN /SPAN 2110   AH4
   
Italian Language and Culture 5, 4 6 MLNG 1999AE (6 credits)    
Italian Language and Culture 3 3 MLNG 1999AE (3 credits)  
   
Japanese Language and Culture 5, 4 6 MLNG 1999AE (6 credits)    
Japanese Language and Culture 3 3 MLNG 1999AE (3 credits)  
   
Latin 5, 4 6 LATN 2010 , LATN 2020      
Latin 3 3 LATN 2010    
   
Spanish Literature 5 6 SPAN 3999AE (6 Credits)    
Spanish Literature 4 3 SPAN 3999AE (3 Credits)  
Spanish Literature 3 3 SPAN 2110    
   
Mathematics Calculus AB 5, 4 4 MATH 1401   MA1 Mathematics
Calculus AB 3 3 MATH 1999AE (3 Credits) MA1 Mathematics
   
Calculus BC 5, 4 8 MATH 1401 ​, MATH 2411     Mathematics
Calculus BC 3 - With AB Subscore of 5 or 4 4 MATH 1401 ​    Mathematics
Calculus BC 3- With AB Subscore of 3 3 MATH 1999AE (3 Credits)   Mathematics
   
Statistics 5, 4, 3 3 MATH 2830   MA1 Mathematics
   
Music Music Theory 5, 4, 3 3 PMUS 1100     Arts
   
Physics Physics 1- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 4 PHYS 2010     Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics 1- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 PHYS 2999AE (3 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics 1- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 5 PHYS 2010 ​, PHYS 2030     Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Physics 1- With Advanced Lab 3 4 PHYS 2999AE (4 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Physics 2- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 4 PHYS 2020     Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics 2- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 PHYS 2999AE (3 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics 2- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 5 PHYS 2020 ​, PHYS 2040     Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Physics 2- With Advanced Lab 3 4 PHYS 2999AE (4 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Physics C (Mechanics)- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 4 PHYS 2311     Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics C (Mechanics)- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 PHYS 2999AE (3 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics C (Mechanics)- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 5 PHYS 2311 , PHYS 2321     Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Physics C (Mechanics)- With Advanced Lab 3 4 PHYS 2999AE (4 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Physics C (Elec and Mag)- Without Advanced Lab 5, 4 4 PHYS 2331     Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics C (Elec and Mag)- Without Advanced Lab 3 3 PHYS 2999AE (3 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences Non-Lab
Physics C (Elec and Mag)- With Advanced Lab 5, 4 5 PHYS 2331 ​, PHYS 2341     Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
Physics C (Elec and Mag)- With Advanced Lab 3 4 PHYS 2999AE (4 Credits)   Biological and Physical Sciences with Lab
   
Political Science Government and Politics: United States 5, 4, 3 3 PSCI 1101   SS1 Social Sciences
   
Government and Politics: Comparative  5, 4, 3 3 PSCI 1001     Social Sciences
   
Psychology Psychology 5, 4, 3 3 PSYC 1000  and PSYC 1005   SS3 Behavioral Sciences

**#999AE courses apply as generic credit in the department of the exam subject area.

gtPathways categories identified represent general education credit administered by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, details found at the CCHE website. Credit for AP exams not identified with a gtPathways category is administered by the University of Colorado Denver, and credit may be applied to a CU Denver Core, major, or elective credit.

CU Denver School Code:
4875


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CU Denver Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364


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