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University of Calgary Calendar 2014-2015 Undergraduate Admissions A.19 Alternatives to Regular Course Credit A.19.3 Advanced Placement (AP) Program
A.19.3 Advanced Placement (AP) Program

AP students will automatically receive advanced credit or advanced placement in approved courses where they present grades of 4 or higher. In the case of advanced credit, a grade of "CR" will be recorded on the student's record. Official AP transcripts are required as part of the evaluation process.

Advanced Placement courses approved for advanced credit or advanced placement are:

AP Course

University of Calgary Equivalent

Art History

Art History 201/203

Art Studio (Drawing Portfolio)

Art 241/243

Art Studio (2-D Design Portfolio)

Art 231

Art Studio (3-D Design Portfolio)

Art 233

Biology

Biology 243

Calculus AB or BC

Mathematics 251*

Chemistry

Chemistry 201/203 or 209 (Engineering only)

Chinese Language and Culture

Chinese 207

Computer Science A

Computer Science 217**

Computer Science AB

Computer Science 231 and half course junior Computer Science***† or Engineering 233 (Engineering only)

Economics (Microeconomics)

Economics 201

Economics (Macroeconomics)

Economics 203

English (Language & Composition)

Half course junior English†

English (Literature & Composition)

Half course junior English†

Environmental Science

Half course junior Science†

French Language and Culture

French 227

German Language and Culture

German 333

Government & Politics (Comparative)

Political Science 201

Government & Politics (United States)

Half course junior Political Science†

History (European History)

History 201

History (United States History)

Half course junior History†

History (World History) Half course junior History†
Human Geography Half course junior Geography††

Italian Language and Culture

Italian 301

Japanese Language and Culture

Japanese 207

Latin

Latin 303

Music (Theory)

Music 211

Physics 1

Half course junior Physics†****

Physics 2 Half course junior Physics†****

Physics C (Electricity & Magnetism)

Half course junior Physics† or Physics 259 (Engineering only)

Physics C (Mechanics)

Physics 221

Physics C (Electricity & Magnetism) and Physics C (Mechanics)

Full course junior Physics†

Psychology

Psychology 200

Spanish Language Spanish 303

Spanish Literature and Culture

Spanish 321

Statistics

Statistics 213

*Students may obtain credit for Applied Mathematics 217 in lieu of Mathematics 251 if they complete Mathematics 117 at the University of Calgary.

**Students who successfully complete a challenge examination may receive credit for Computer Science 231 in lieu of Computer Science 217.

***Students who successfully complete a challenge examination may receive credit for Computer Science 233 in lieu of the half junior Computer Science.

****Not acceptable in lieu of Physics 211/221 or 223.

† "Junior" refers to credit at the 200 level, but for which no direct University of Calgary equivalency exists.

†† Students who wish to major in Geography will be required to take Geography 251.