Advanced Placement

Marymount recognizes the high level of achievement of those students who have successfully completed Advanced Placement (AP) examinations with a score of 3, 4, or 5.

Students must submit official AP scores from the College Board to the Registrar’s Office prior to registration to receive appropriate course credit.

Below is a chart detailing the courses and units awarded based on their specific scores:

AP ExaminationScoreCourse/s or CoreUnitsNotes
Art History3, 4, 5AM 101 + 2016
Biology3the Natural World (PS3)4
Biology4SCI 2404
Biology5SCI 240 + 2418
Calculus-AB3, 4, 5MTH 1304
Calculus-BC3, 4, 5MTH 1314
Chemistry3SCI 1155
Chemistry 4, 5SCI 220 + 22110
Computer Science A3
4, 5
Elective units
CS 196
3
3
Maximum credit for both CS exams is 6 units
Computer Science Principles3 4, 5Elective units
CS 196
3
3
Maximum credit for both CS exams is 6 units
Economics (Micro)3, 4, 5ECO 2203
Economics (Macro)3, 4, 5ECO 2213
English Composition & Literature3Elective units3Placement in ENG 112
English Composition & Literature4ENG 1123
English Composition & Literature5Elective units
and ENG 112
3
3
Maximum credit for AP Comp & Lit and Language & Comp = 6
English Language & Composition3Elective Units3Placement in ENG 112
English Language & Composition4ENG 1123Maximum credit for Comp & Lit and Language & Comp = 6
Elective credit if have credit for both Comp & Lit and Language & Comp
English Language & Composition5ENG 1123Maximum credit for Comp & Lit and Language & Comp = 6
Elective credit if have credit for Comp & Lit and Lang & Comp
Environmental Science3, 4, 5SCI 1704
French, German, Italian, Japanese3Elective Units4
French, German, Italian, Japanese4Elective Units8
French, German, Italian, Japanese5Global/Diversity (PS2)12
Geography, Human3, 4, 5Global/Diversity (PS2)3
Government and Politics, Comparative3, 4, 5POL 2203
Government and Politics, U. S.3, 4, 5POL 1003
History, European3, 4, 5HIS 100/1016
History, United States3, 4, 5HIS 120/1216
History, World3, 4, 5Global/Diversity (PS2)6
Music Theory3, 4, 5Creative Thinking (PS4)8
Physics 13, 4, 5SCI 2004
Physics 23, 4, 5SCI 2014
Physics B3, 4, 5the Natural World (PS3)4Replaced by PHYS 1 & 2 F'14
Physics B + C: Mechanics3, 4, 5SCI 2305
Physics B + C: Electricity & Magnetism3, 4, 5SCI 2315
Psychology3, 4, 5PSY 1503
Research3, 4, 5Elective3
Seminar3, 4, 5Elective3
Spanish3SPA 1004
Spanish4SPA 100/1018
Spanish5SPA 100/101/20012
Spanish Literature & Culture3, 4, 5Creative Thinking (PS4) and Global/Cultural (PS2)4
Statistics3Elective Units4
Statistics4, 5MATH 2704
Studio Art -Drawing3, 4, 5Creative Thinking (PS4)3
Studio Art - 2D3, 4, 5AM 1203
Studio Art- 3D3, 4, 5Creative Thinking (PS4)3

Duplication with courses and other exams

Courses taken before or after attending MCU may duplicate AP, IB, CLEP and DSST credit and exams may duplicate each other (for example, an AP or IB exam in the same subject area). Credit will be granted only once.