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 2007-2008 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

3,4,5

ARTH 1xxxx art history elective

6

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

4,5

CHEM 1xxxx chemistry elective
CHEM 12100 Principles of Chemistry

4
4

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 11100 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

Government 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

4

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 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.