AP/IB Policy


AP exam scores of 4 or 5 will transfer to Albright and count at least for elective credit towards your graduation requirements. Certain AP exams will count towards general studies requirements or major requirements. Consult the table below to see how your AP credits will transfer in to Albright.

AP Exam

Albright Equivalent Course

Art History

ART 104  Art History


BIO 101  Biology

Calculus AB

MAT 131  Calculus I

Calculus BC

MAT 132  Calculus II


CHE 100  Chemistry


CHI 202 Intermediate Chinese II

Comparative Government

POS 205  Comparative Politics

Computer Science A

CSC 119  Computer Science

Economics – Both Micro and Macro

ECO 105 Principles of Economics

Economics – Either Micro or Macro

ECO 184 Economics

English Language and Composition

ENG 101 Composition

English Literature and Composition

ENG 101 Composition

Environmental Science

EVS 184  Environmental Science

European History

HIST 122  European History


FRE 202 Intermediate French II


POS 240 Geography


GER 202   Intermediate German II


ITA 202 Intermediate Italian II

Music Theory

MUS 135  Music Theory


MFL 202 Intermediate Japanese II


LAT 202 Intermediate Latin

Physics B

PHY 201  Physics I

Physics C

PHY 202  Physics II 


PSY 100 General Psychology


MAT 110  Statistics

Spanish Language

SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II

Spanish Literature and Culture

SPA 380 Spanish Literature and Culture

Studio Art

ART 183 2D Design

United States Government

POS 101  US Government

United States History

HIS 152 US History

World History

HIS 135 World History

Six course units of credit are available for holders of an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with superior performance (scores of five or higher) on at least three higher level exams. Individual course credit is available for scores of five or higher on single higher level IB course exams.

All exams scores should be sent to the Albright Admission Office or the Registrar’s Office after choosing to enroll at Albright.