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2008-2009 University Catalog

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Credit

CSU Channel Islands grants credit toward its undergraduate degrees for successful completion of examinations of the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. Students who present scores of three or better will be granted up to eight semester units (twelve quarter units) of college credit. Exams for past (and current) years are available on the Academic Advising website at www.csuci.edu/academics/advising. The AP table included in this catalog should be viewed as a guideline only and is subject to change. Grade reports are sent automatically to CSU Channel Islands if requested by the student at exam time. The student may also order the report through the AP website at http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/exgrd_rep.html or by calling (609) 771-7300 or (888) 225-5427, Mon-Fri 8 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern Time. Reports should be sent to Records and Registration.

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit 2008 Exams

Exam Name Credit Granted
Art History ART 110 for 3 units
Biology

BIOL 200 for 4 units; For Liberal Studies major,
Teaching and Learning Option only: BIOL 170 for 4 units

Calculus AB  
Score of 3 MATH 140 for 3 units
Score of 4 or 5 MATH 150 for 4 units
Calculus BC  
Score of 3 MATH 140 or MATH 150
for a maximum of 3 units
Calculus AB Subscore MATH 140 for 3 units
Score of 4 or 5 MATH 150 and MATH
151 for total of 6 units
Calculus AB Subscore MATH 150 for 4 units
NOTE: If both Calculus AB & BC are passed, credit is extended only for Calculus BC, since BC duplicates the AB material.
Chemistry CHEM 121 for 4 units plus
2 free elective units
Computer Science A  
Score of 3 COMP 105 for 3 units
Score of 4 or 5 COMP 150 for 4 units
Computer Science AB  
Score of 3 COMP 150 for 4 units plus
2 free elective units
Score of 4 or 5 COMP 150 and COMP
151 for total of 6 units
NOTE: If both Computer Science A & Computer Science AB are passed, credit is extended only for Computer Science AB, since AB duplicates the A material.
Economics: Micro ECON 110 for 3 units
Economics: Macro ECON 111 for 3 units
English Language and Composition ENGL 105 for 3 units
English Literature and Composition ENGL 105 for 3 units
Environmental Science 3 free elective units
European History 6 free elective units
French Language GE Area C3a for 3 units
French Literature GE Area C2 for 3 units
plus 3 free elective units
German Language GE Area C3a for 3 units

Government and US Constitution requirement Politics: US

3 units excluding the California State and Local Government requirement
NOTE: Complete POLS 140, California Government and Politics for 1 unit.
Government and
Politics: Comparative
3 free elective units
Human Geography 3 free elective units
Latin: Vergil 3 free elective units
Latin: Literature 3 free elective units
Music Theory GE Area C1 for 3 units
plus 3 free elective units
Music Theory Subscore:
Nonaural
GE Area C1 for 3 units
Music Theory Subscore:
Aural
GE Area C1 for 3 units
Physics B GE Area B1 for 4 units
Physics C: Mechanics PHYS 100 for 4 units;
For Math majors only:
PHYS 200 for 4 units
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 101 for 4 units;
For Math majors only:
PHYS 201 for 4 units
Psychology PSY 100 for 3 units
Spanish Language  
Score of 3 SPAN 201 for 4 units,
fulfilling GE Area C3a
Score of 4 or 5 SPAN 201 and SPAN 202
for total of 8 units, fulfilling GE Areas C3a and C3b
Spanish Literature  
Score of 3 SPAN 301 for 3 units
Score of 4 or 5 (SPAN 301 or 302) and SPAN 310 for 6 units
Studio Art: Drawing ART 105 for 3 units
Studio Art:
2D Design
ART 106 for 3 units
Studio Art:
3D Design
ART 202 for 3 units
Statistics MATH 201 for 3 units
U.S. History HIST 270 and HIST 271
for a total of 6 units
World History GE Area D for 6 units

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