Advance Placement (AP) Exams Accepted for Credit

Hudson Valley Community College grants credit for AP Exams based on minimum scores as noted below.

If non-equivalent courses (numbered 900) qualify as a Liberal Arts and Sciences, SUNY General Education or lab science course, the qualifications are noted.

Minimum scores needed per AP Exam and course equivalent (Last updated Feb. 21, 2019)
AP Exam Min. Score Course(s) Credits
Art History 3 ARTS 100 & ARTS 101 6
Biology
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Science course
• SUNY General Education Natural Science course
• lab science course
3 BIOL 900 3
Calculus AB 3 MATH 165 4
4 MATH 180 4
Calculus BC
(AB subscore is also eligible for credit)
3 MATH 180 4
4 MATH 180 & MATH 190 8
Chemistry
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Science course
• SUNY General Education Natural Science course
• lab science course
3 CHEM 900 3
Chinese Language and Culture 3 CHNS 100 3
4 CHNS 100 & 101 6
5 CHNS 100, 101, 200 & 201 12
Comparative Government & Politics 3 POLS 101 3
Computer Science A 3 CISS 110 4
4 CISS 110 & CISS 111 8
Computer Science Principles 3 CISS 900 3
English Language and Composition 3 ENGL 101/107 3
4 ENGL 101/107 & ENGL 102/108 6
English Literature and Composition 3 ENGL 101/107 3
4 ENGL 101/107 & ENGL 104/108 6
Environmental Science
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Science course
• SUNY General Education Natural Science course
• lab science course
3 BIOL 900 3
European History 3 HIST 100 & HIST 101 6
French Language and Culture 3 FREN 100 3
4 FREN 100 & 101 6
5 FREN 100, 101, 200 & 201 12
German Language and Culture 3 GERM 100 3
4 GERM 100 & 101 6
5 GERM 100, 101, 200 & 201 12
Human Geography
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Social Science course
• SUNY General Education Social Science course
3 YGEO 900 3
Italian Language and Culture 3 ITAL 100 3
4 ITAL 100 & 101 6
Japanese Language and Culture 3 JAPN 100 3
4 JAPN 100 & 101 6
Latin 3 LATN 100 3
4 LATN 100 & 101 6
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 100 3
Microeconomics 3 ECON 101 3
Music Theory
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities course
• SUNY General Education Humanities course
3 MUSC 900 3
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Science course
• SUNY General Education Natural Science course
• lab science course
3 PHYS 900 3
4 PHYS 140 4
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Science course
• SUNY General Education Natural Science course
• lab science course
3 PHYS 900 3
4 PHYS 141 4
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3 PHYS 151 4
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHYS 150 4
Psychology 3 PSYC 100 3
Spanish Language and Culture 3 SPAN 100 3
4 SPAN 100 & 101 6
5 SPAN 100, 101, 200 & 201 12
Spanish Literature and Culture
Qualifications:
• Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities course
• SUNY General Education Foreign Language course
3 SPAN 900 3
4 SPAN 900 & 901 6
Statistics 3 BADM 220 or MATH 135 4
Studio Art: 2-D Design 3 ARTS 115 3
Studio Art: 3-D Design 3 ARTS 900 3
Studio Art: Drawing
Qualifications:
• SUNY General Education Arts course
3 ARTS 900 3
United States Government and Politics 3 POLS 105 3
United States History 3 HIST 110 & HIST 111 6
World History 3 HIST 135 3

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