Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement / International Baccalaureate Policy

Advanced Placement exam scored of 4 or 5 will transfer to Albright and count at least for elective credit toward your graduation requirements. Certain AP exams will count toward core requirements or major requirements. See below for specifics.

AP ExamAlbright Equivalent CourseGeneral Studies Category
Art HistoryART 104  Art HistoryFoundations –Fine Arts
BiologyBIO 101  BiologyFoundations-Natural Science
Calculus ABMAT 131  Calculus IFoundations-Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus BCMAT 132  Calculus IIElective or Major Credit
ChemistryCHE 100  ChemistryFoundations-Natural Science
ChineseCHI 202 Intermediate Chinese IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
Comparative GovernmentPOL 205  Comparative PoliticsFoundations-Social Science
Computer Science ACSC 119  Computer ScienceFoundations-Quantitative Reasoning
Economics – Both Micro and MacroECO 105 Principles of EconomicsFoundations-Social Science
Economics – Either Micro or MacroECO 184 EconomicsFoundations-Social Science
English Language and CompositionENG 101 CompositionComposition
English Literature and CompositionENG 101 CompositionComposition
Environmental ScienceESS 184  Environmental ScienceFoundations-Natural Science
European HistoryHIST 122  European HistoryFoundations-Humanities
FrenchFRE 202 Intermediate French IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
GermanGER 202 Intermediate German IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
Human GeographySPI 211 GeographyElective Only
ItalianITA 202 Intermediate Italian IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
JapaneseMFL 202 Intermediate Japanese IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
LatinLAT 202 Intermediate Latin IICompletes Foreign Language Requirement
Music TheoryMUS 135 Music TheoryFoundations-Fine Arts
Physics BPHY 201  Physics IFoundations-Natural Science
Physics CPHY 202  Physics IIElective or Major Credit
PsychologyPSY 100 General PsychologyFoundations-Social Science
StatisticsMAT 110  StatisticsFoundations-Quantitative Reasoning
Spanish LanguageSPA 202 Intermediate Spanish IICompletes the Foreign Language Requirement
Spanish Literature and CultureSPA 380 Spanish Literature and CultureElective or Major Credit
Studio ArtART 185 Introduction to Studio ArtFoundation- Fine Arts
United States GovernmentPOL 101  US GovernmentFoundations-Social Science
United States HistoryHIS 152 US HistoryFoundations-Humanities
World HistoryHIS 135 World HistoryFoundations-Humanities


International Baccalaureate Policy

Six course units of credit are available for holders of an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with superior performance (scores of 5 or higher) on at least three higher-level exams. Individual course credit is available for scores of 5 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 the College.