AP Credit Equivalencies

University of Miami Guidelines for the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board*

AP Credit Equivalencies by AP Exam

American Government & Politics

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 POL 201 3

American History

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 HIS 101, 102 6

Art History

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 ARH 131, 132 6

Studio Art

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent & Credits Awarded
4, 5 Placement out of ART 101 after submission and approval of portfolio

Biology

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
3, 4
5
BIL 101
BIL 150, 151, 160, 161
3
10

Calculus AB

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 MTH 171 4

Calculus BC

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5
MTH 171
MTH 171, 172
4
8

Chemistry

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5

CHM 111, 113
CHM 111, 113, 112, 114

4
8

Chinese

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5

CHI 101, 102
CHI 101, 102, 201

6
9

Comparative Politics

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 POL 202 3

Computer Science A

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5

CSC 120

4

Economics Macro & Micro

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 ECO 211, 212 6

Economics Macro

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 ECO 212 3

Economics Micro

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 ECO 211 3

Environmental Science (Ecosystem Science and Policy)

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 ECS 111 3

English Composition & Language

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 ENG 105, 106 6

English Composition & Literature

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 ENG 105, 106 6

European History

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 HIS 132 3

French Language

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4**
5**

FRE 101, 102
FRE 101, 102, 201

6
9

French Literature

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4**
5**

FRE 101, 102, 201, 202
FRE 105, 201, 202, 203

12

German

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5
GER 101, 102
GER 101, 102, 201
6
9

Human Geography

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 GEG 110 3

Italian

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5
ITA 101, 102
ITA 101, 102, 201
6
9

Japanese

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4
5
JPN 101, 102
JPN 101, 102, 201
6
9

Latin

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
3
4
5
LAT 101
LAT 101, 102
LAT 101, 102, 201
3
6
9

Physics 1

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 PHY 101 4

Physics 2

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 PHY 102 4

Physics C

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
5 PHY 205 3

Psychology

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 PSY 110 3

Spanish Language

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4**
5**

SPA 101, 102,
SPA 101,102, 201

6
9

Spanish Literature

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4**
5**
SPA 101, 102, 201, 202
SPA 105, 201, 202, 203
12
12

World History

Minimum Score Required UM Equivalent Credits Awarded
4, 5 HIS 192 3

* UM guidelines are subject to change before the academic year.

** A maximum of 12 hours can be earned for combined Language and Literature exams and dual enrolled credit.