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Advance Placement Credit

To receive credit for Advance Placement tests, a student must provide an official score report to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.  For information about obtaining official score reports, please see here.

IU South Bend awards credit in recognition for performance on the following AP examinations:

Subject Area Required AP Score College Course Credit Awarded
Raclin School of the Arts:
Art History 3 FINA-A 101 3
Art History 4 FINA-A 101/ A 102 (3-3) 6
Art History 5 FINA-A 101/ A 102 (3-3) 6
Studio Art Drawing 3, 4 FINA-UN 100* 3*
Studio Art Drawing 5 FINA-UN 100* 5*
Studio Art 2D 3, 4, 5 FIN-F 102 3
Studio Art 3D 3, 4, 5 FIN-F 101 3
Music Theory 3 MUS-A 190 3
Music Theory 4 MUS-T 115 1
Music Theory 5 MUS-T 114/ T 116 (3-1) 4
School of Business and Economics:
Economics Micro 3, 4, 5 ECON-E 103 3
Economics Macro 3, 4, 5 ECON-E 104 3
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:
Biology 3 BIOL-L 100 3
Biology 4, 5 BIOL-L 101 or L 102* 5
Chemistry 3 CHEM-C 101/ C 121 5
Chemistry 4, 5 CHEM-C 105/ C 125 5
Chinese: Language & Culture 3 ELAC-C 201 3
Chinese: Language & Culture 4, 5 ELAC-C 201/ C 202 (3-3) 6
Comparative Government & Politics 3, 4, 5 POLS-Y 107 3
Computer Science A 3, 4, 5 CSCI-A 201 4
Computer Science AB 2, 3 CSCI-A 201 4
Computer Science AB 4, 5 CSCI-A 201/ A 202 8
English Language & Composition 3 ENG-W 130 3
English Language & Composition 4 ENG-W 131 3
English Language & Composition 5 ENG-W 131 3
English Literature & Composition 3 ENG-L 198 3
English Literature & Composition 4 ENG-L 198 3
English Literature & Composition 5 ENG-L 198 3
Environmental Science 3, 4, 5 GEOL - Undistributed 3
French: Language 3 FREN-F 203 3
French: Language 4, 5 FREN-F 203/ F 204 (3-3)6
French: Literature 3 FREN-F 200 3
French: Literature 4, 5 FREN-F 200/ F 250 (3-4)6
German: Language 2 GER-G 101 4
German: Language 3, 4 ,5 GER-G 203/ G 204 (3-3)6
German: Literature 3, 4, 5 GER-G 200 3
History: United States 3 HIST-H 105 3
History: United States 4, 5 HIST-H 105/H 106 (3-3) 6
History: European 3 HIST-H 103 3
History: European 4, 5 HIST-H 103/ H 114 (3-3) 6
History: World 3, 4, 5 HIST-H 101 3
Human Geography 3, 4, 5 GEOG-G110 3
Italian: Language & Culture 3 FRIT-M 100 4
Italian: Language & Culture 4 FRIT-M 100 / M 150 (4-4) 8
Italian: Language & Culture 5 FRIT-M 100 / M 150 / M 200 (4-4-3) 11
Japanese: Language & Culture 3 ELAC-J 201 3
Japanese: Language & Culture 4, 5 ELAC-J 201 / J 202 (3-3) 6
Latin: Vergil 3 Classical Studies- L 100/L 150 (4-4)8
Latin: Vergil 4, 5 Cl. Studies-L 200/ L 250/L 309 (3-3-3) 9
Latin: Literature 3 Cl. Studies-L 100/ L 150 (4-4) 8
Latin: Literature 4, 5 Cl. Studies-L 200/L 250/ L 407 (3-3-3) 9
Math: Calculus AB 3 MATH-M 119 3
Math: Calculus AB 4, 5 MATH-M 215 5
Math: Calculus BC 3 MATH-M 119 3
Math: Calculus BC 4, 5 MATH-M 215/ M 216 10
Math: Statistics 3, 4, 5 MATH-K 300 4
Pol. Science: American Government & Politics 3, 4, 5 POLS-Y103 3
Physics B 3 PHYS-P 100 3
Physics B 4 PHYS-P 201 4
Physics B 5 PHYS-P 201 & PHYS-P 202 (4-4) 8
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHYS-P 100 3
Physics C: Mechanics 4, 5 PHYS-P 221 4
Physics C: Elec.& Mag. 3, 4, 5 PHYS-P 222 4
Psychology, Introduction to 3, 4, 5 PSY-P 103 3
Spanish: Language 3 SPAN-S 200 3
Spanish: Language 4 SPAN-S 200/S 250 6
Spanish: Language 5 SPAN-S 200/S 250/S 310 9
Spanish: Literature 3 SPAN-S 200 3
Spanish: Literature 4 SPAN-S 200/S 250 6
Spanish: Literature 5 SPAN-S 200/S 250/S 331 9

* Portfolio must be submitted for credit recommendation