Advanced Placement Credits

Entering students may receive Advanced Placement (AP) credit based on examination scores.
3=C,  4=B,  5=A.
Piedmont College accepts the following AP Credits:

AP Examination
Title
Minimum Grade
For Credit

Piedmont College
Equivalent

Semester
Hours
ART HISTORY
3
ART 301 & ART 302
6
BIOLOGY
3
BIO 101 & BIO 102
8
CALCULUS AB
3
MATH 211
4
CALCULUS BC
3
MATH 212
4
CHEMISTRY
3
CHEM 101 & 102
8
COMPUTER SCIENCE A
3
CIS 101
3
COMPUTER SCIENCE AB
3
CIS ELECTIVE
3
ECONOMICS: MACRO
3
ECON 121
3
ECONOMICS: MICRO
3
ECON 121
3
ENGLISH LANG & COMPOSITION
3
ENG 101
3
ENGLISH LIT & COMPOSITION
3
ENG 101
(Credit also given for ENG 102 if student passes both English exams)
3
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
3
BIO 207
3
EUROPEAN HISTORY
3
HIS ELECTIVE
(Europe 1450-Present)
3
FRENCH LANGUAGE
3
FRE 101 & 102
6
FRENCH LITERATURE
3
FRE LIT ELECTIVE
6
GERMAN LANGUAGE
3
GER 101 & 102
6
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS: COMPARATIVE
3
PS ELECTIVE
3
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS: U.S.
3
PS 220
3
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 3 SOC SCIENCE ELECTIVE                3
LATIN: VIRGIL
3
Foreign Language Elective
6
LATIN LITERATURE
3
Foreign Language Lit Elective
6
MUSIC THEORY
3
MUS THEORY ELECTIVE
3
PHYSICS B
3
PHY 211 & 212
8
PHYSICS C:  Mechanics
3
PHY 211
4
PHYSICS C:  
Electricity and Magnetism
3
PHY 212
4
PSYCHOLOGY
3
PSY 201
3
SPANISH LANGUAGE
3
SPA 101 & 102
6
SPANISH LITERATURE
3
SPA 340 & 341
6
STATISTICS
3
MATH 210
3
STUDIO ART: Drawing
3
ART 120
3
STUDIO ART: 2D Design 3 ART 130                3
STUDIO ART: 3D Design 3 ART 140                3
U.S. HISTORY
3
HIS 301 & 302
6
WORLD HISTORY 3 HIS 111 & 112                6