Undergraduate Admissions

38 Advanced Placement (AP) Program

Acceptable Advanced Placement Program courses with scores achieved on the national level exam of 3(C) or higher may be presented for admission purposes. Acceptable Advanced Placement courses with scores achieved on the national level exam of 4(B) or 5(A), may be assessed for credit transfer. The applicability of transfer credit is subject to individual degree regulations. Students wishing to obtain transfer credit must have an official transcript of their national AP exam results forwarded directly to UPEI from the College Board. Students will receive a notice of assessment once an assessment has been completed. A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be awarded for eligible AP results.

Approved AP subjects and transfer credit equivalency:

AP Course    Equivalent UPEI credit
Biology BIO 1310 and BIO 1320
Calculus AB MATH 1910
Calculus BC MATH 1910 and MATH 1920
Chemistry CHEM 1110 and 1120 (subject to confirmation by the Chemistry program)
Computer Science A Unassigned first year CS elective
Computer Science AB CS 1510 and CS 1520
English Literature and Composition ENG 1010 and ENG 1920
Environmental Science 2 Unassigned first year electives
European History 2 Unassigned first year electives
French (Language) Assigned credit by placement
French (Literature) 2 Unassigned first year French electives
Geography (Human) 2 Unassigned first year electives
German GERM 1010 and GERM 1020
Greek GR 1010 and GR 1020
History (US) 2 Unassigned first year History electives
History (World) 2 Unassigned first year History electives
Latin LAT 1010 and LAT 1020
Microeconomics EC 1010
Macroeconomics EC 1020
Physics B Students may challenge for 2 unassigned first year Physics electives
Physics C (Mechanics & Electricity) Students may challenge for credit; PHYS 1110 and PHYS 1120
Psychology PSY 1010 and PSY 1020
Spanish SPAN 1010 and SPAN 1020
Statistics STAT 2210 and unassigned first year Math elective

 *Each UPEI course is 3 semester hours
* Credit for AP examined subjects can only be assessed if presented on an official transcript of AP national exam results.
*Please note that this table is provided as a guide, and transfer credits are assessed on an individual basis and may vary depending on each students program of study.


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