AP and IB Policy

Carroll College Advanced Placement (AP) Test Policy

High school students who receive scores of 3, 4, or 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement Examination are granted college credit in appropriate subjects. Courses and credits are posted to the student's Carroll transcript upon receipt of the official College Board scores.

Examination Title Credits Awarded Carroll Course Equivalency
Test Scores 3 4 5 3 4 5
Art: 3D Design 6 6 6 ART 289 (portfolio required) ART 289 (portfolio required) ART 289 (portfolio required)
Art: Studio Art - Drawing 3 3 3 ART 112 (portfolio required)  ART 112 (portfolio required)  ART 112 (portfolio required) 
Art: Studio Art - General 3 3 3 ART 102 (portfolio required) ART 102 (portfolio required) ART 102 (portfolio required)
Biology 8 8 8 BI 101 and BI 102 BI 101 and BI 102 BI 101 and BI 102
Calculus AB 3 6 6 MA 189 MA 121 and MA 122* MA 121 and MA 122*
Calculus BC 3 6 6 MA 189 MA 121 and MA 122* MA 121 and MA 122*
Chemistry 8 8 8 CH 198 and CH 199 CH 198 and CH 199 CH 198 and CH 199
Computer Science A 4 4 4 CS 110 CS 110 CS 110
Computer Science AB       equivalency not determined equivalency not determined equivalency not determined
Economics: Micro 3 3 3 EC 201 EC 201 EC 201
Economics: Macro 3 3 3 EC 202 EC 202 EC 202
English Language/Composition 0 3 7 credits not awarded ENWR 101 ENWR 101 and ENWR 102
English Literature/Composition 0 6 7 credits not awarded ENWR 101 and ENLT 215 ENWR 102 and ENLT 215
Environmental Science 6 6 6 ES 101 and ES 102 ES 101 and ES 102 ES 101 and ES 102
European History 6 6 6 HI 209 and HI 210 HI 209 and HI 210 HI 209 and HI 210
French Language 0 3 6 credits not awarded FR 101 FR 101 and FR 102
French Literature 0 0 0 credits not awarded credits not awarded credits not awarded
German Language 0 3 6 credits not awarded GM 101 GM 101 and GM 102
Government & Politics: US 3 3 3 PO 104 PO 104 PO 104
Government & Politics: Comparative 3 3 3 PO 189 PO 280 PO 280
History of Art 3 3 3 ART 110 ART 110 ART 110
Human Geography 3 3 3 GEOG 202 GEOG 202 GEOG 202
International English Language       equivalency not determined equivalency not determined equivalency not determined
Latin: Vergil 0 3 3 credits not awarded LA 189 LA 189
Latin Literature 0 3 3 credits not awarded LA 189 LA 189
Music Theory 3 3 3 MUS 189 MUS 189 MUS 189
Physics B 8 8 8 PHYS 201 and PHYS 202 PHYS 201 and PHYS 202 PHYS 201 and PHYS 202
Physics C: Mechanics 4 4 4 PHYS 201 PHYS 205 PHYS 205
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism 4 4 4 PHYS 202 PHYS 206 PHYS 206
Psychology 3 3 3 PSY 105 PSY 105 PSY 105
Spanish Language 0 3 6 credits not awarded SP 101 SP 101 and SP 102
Spanish Literature 0 0 0 credits not awarded credits not awarded credits not awarded
Statistics 3 3 3 MA 207 MA 207 MA 207
United States History 6 6 6 HI 219 and HI 220 HI 219 and HI 220 HI 219 and HI 220
World History 6 6 6 HI 103 and HI 104 HI 103 and HI 104 HI 103 and HI 104

* Students who accept this credit cannot then take MA 121-122 or MA 131. However, students who feel uncomfortable with their calculus background may opt to decline their AP calculus credit. It will be noted in the catalog that no student may receive credit for both MA 121-122 and MA 131.

Revised 10/18/13

Carroll College International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Policy

High school students who receive a score of 5, 6 or 7 on the International Baccalaureate higher-level examinations are granted college credit in appropriate subjects. Credit is not awarded for subsidiary level examinations, Theory of Knowledge, or extended essays. Courses and credits are posted to the student's Carroll transcript upon receipt of the official International Baccalaureate transcripts.

Credit is awarded only for scores of 5 or higher.

Examination Title Credits Awarded Carroll Course Equivalency
Art (Visual) 3 ART 102
Biology 4 BI 101
Chemistry 4 CH 198
Economics 6 EC 201 and EC 202
English Language & Composition 4 ENWR 102
History of Europe 3 HI 189
History of the Americas 3 HI 189
French Language 6 FR 101 and FR 102
German Language 6 GM 101 and GM 102
Geography 3 GEOG 201
Mathematics 3 MA 117
Music 3 MUS 189
Physics 8 PHYS 201 and PHYS 202
Psychology 3 PSY 105
Social/Cultural Anthropology 3 AN 204
Spanish Language 6 SP 101 and SP 102

Revised 10/18/13