Ithaca College

Student Information

Advanced Placement Policy

These policies (see the table of advanced placement equivalents) are in effect for students entering Ithaca College in the 2006-2007 academic year. They are subject to change at any time.

In the School of Humanities and Sciences, general elective credit is department specific and may be used to meet distribution requirements. Students may apply up to six course-specific credits of AP (Advanced Placement), IBO (International Baccalaureate), or CLEP (College Level Examination Program) toward their general education requirements. For more information:
General Education in Humanities and Sciences

For additional information about Ithaca College's advanced placement policies, contact Charlotte Richardson in the Office of the Registrar, 220 Job Hall, phone 607-274-1210. Ithaca College's ETS School Code is 2325. Scores must be sent directly to the Office of the Registrar, 220 Job Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850-7013, before credit is granted.

Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalents

In all schools, scores of 1 or 2 (and in some cases 3) will not be awarded credit. Scores of 3, 4, and 5 are awarded credit as indicated below.

AP Exam
Score
IC Course Equivalent
Credit

Studio Art - 2D Portfolio

3

ART-1xxxx art elective

6

4,5

ART-12000 Two-Dimensional Design
ART-1xxxx art elective

3
3

Studio Art - 3D Portfolio

3

ART-1xxxx art elective

6

4,5

ART-12100 Three-Dimensional Design
ART-1xxxx art elective

3
3

Studio Art - Drawing

3

ART-1xxxx art elective

6

4,5

ART-13000 Introduction to Drawing
ART-1xxxx art elective

3
3

Art History

3

ARTH-1xxxx art history elective

6

4,5

ARTH-11700 Survey of Western Art I

3

ARTH-11800 Survey of Western Art II

3

Biology

3

BIOL-11500 Essentials of Biology
BIOL-1xxxx

6

4

BIOL-11500 Essentials of Biology
BIOL-1xxxx biology elective

6

5

BIOL-12100, BIOL-12200 Principles of Biology: may receive course-specific credit provided there is evidence of laboratory component and a passing score on a dept. exam

8

Chemistry

3

CHEM-1xxxx chemistry elective

6

4

CHEM-1xxxx chemistry elective
CHEM-12100 Principles of Chemistry

4
4

5

CHEM-1xxxx chemistry elective
CHEM-12100 Principles of Chemistry
CHEM-12200 Principles of Chemistry

1
4
3

Computer Science A

3

COMP-1xxxx computer science elective

3

4,5

COMP-17100 Principles of Computing Science I

4

Computer Science AB

3

COMP-1xxxx computer science elective

6

4

COMP-17100 Principles of Computing Science I
COMP-1xxxx computer science elective

4
4

5

COMP-17100 Principles of Computing Science I
COMP-17400 Principles of Computing Science II

4
4

Economics - Macro

4,5

ECON-12100 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Economics - Micro

4,5

ECON-12200 Principles of Microeconomics

3

English Literature/ Composition or

3

WRTG-1xxxx writing elective
ENGL-1xxxx English elective
(Advanced placement credit is granted for only one English exam.)

3
3

English Language/ Composition

4,5

WRTG-1xxxx writing elective
ENGL-1xxxx English elective
(Advanced placement credit is granted for only one English exam.)
May receive course-specific credit (WRTG-10700 in place of WRTG-1xxxx) when a score of 1 or 2 is achieved in the IC writing placement examination

3
3

Environmental Science

3,4,5

BIOL-10400 Environmental Biology

3

French Language

3

FREN-3xxxx French elective

6

4,5

FREN-30100 Spoken and Written Communication I
FREN-3xxxx French elective

3
3

French Literature

3

FREN-3xxxx French elective

6

4,5

FREN-31300 Introduction to French Literature to 1715
FREN-3xxxx French elective

3
3

Human Geography

3

HIST-2xxxx history elective

3

4,5

HIST-20300 Introductory Geography

3

German Language

3

GERM-3xxxx German elective

6

4,5

GERM-30100 Spoken and Written Communication in German I
GERM-3xxxx German elective (level 3)

3
3

Government and Politics: Comparative

3

POLT-1xxxx politics elective

3

4,5

POLT-12800 International Relations

3

Gov't and Politics: U.S.

3

POLT-1xxxx politics elective

3

4,5

POLT-10100 U.S. Politics

3

European History

3

HIST-1xxxx history elective

6

4,5

HIST-10200 Modern Western Civilization (but not HIST-10100)
HIST-1xxxx history elective

3
3

U.S. History

3

HIST-1xxxx history elective

6

4,5

HIST-11100 U.S. History to 1865
HIST-11200 U.S. History since 1865

3
3

World History

3

HIST-1xxxx

6

4,5

HIST-18100 World Civilization I
HIST-18200 World Civilization II

3
3

Latin Literature* or Latin Virgil

3,4,5

LATN-10100 Elementary Latin I
LATN-10200 Elementary Latin II
(Advanced placement credit is granted for only one Latin exam.)

3

Math/Calculus AB

3,4,5

MATH-11100 Calculus I

Math/Calculus BC

3,4,5

MATH-11100 Calculus I
MATH-11200 Calculus II

4
4

Music Theory

4,5

MUTH-1xxxx music theory

2

Physics B

3

PHYS-1xxxx physics elective

6

4,5

PHYS-10100 Introduction to Physics I
PHYS-10200 Introduction to Physics II

4
4

Physics C

3

PHYS-1xxxx physics elective

6

4,5

PHYS-11700 Principles of Physics I: Mechanics
PHYS-11800 Principles of Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

4
4

Psychology

4,5

PSYC-10300 General Psychology

3

Spanish Language

3

SPAN-3xxxx Spanish elective

6

4,5

SPAN-32300 Conversation I: Contemporary Issues I
SPAN-32400 Conversation II: The Spanish-Speaking World

3
3

Spanish Literature

3

SPAN-3xxxx Spanish elective

6

4,5

SPAN-318-32200 Analysis of Hispanic Literary Texts
SPAN-3xxxxx Spanish elective

3
3

Statistics

3,4,5

MATH-24300 Statistics

3

*Students may not receive credit for both Virgil and Latin Literature.