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Advanced Placement Credits

High School students interested in taking advanced placement exams may also be able to receive credit for college-level courses based on the table below:

AP EXAM SCORE CREDITS RECEIVED EQUIVALENT DU COURSE(S)
 
Biology 4 4

BIOL 111 - Biology I: Cells, Genetics, and Development

BIOL 111L - Biology I Lab

5 8 BIOL 111 - Biology I: Cells, Genetics, and Development

BIOL 111L - Biology I Lab

BIO 112 - Biology II: Diversity, Ecology, Evolution

BIOL 112L - Biology II Lab

Calculus (AB) 3 4 MATH 104 - Calculus with Algebra & Trigonometry
  4 4 MATH 115 - Calculus I
Calculus (BC) 3 4 MATH 104 - Calculus with Algebra & Trigonometry
4 5 MATH 115 - Calculus I
5 8 MATH 116 - Calculus II
Chemistry 4 4

CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I

*CHEM 121 L - Chemistry I Lab (must take at DU for 1 credit)

5 8 CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I

*CHEM 121 L - Chemistry I Lab (must take at DU for 1 credit)

CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II
*CHEM 122 L - Chemistry II Lab (must take at DU for 1 credit)

Computer Science A 4 3 COSC 160 - Scientific Programing: Java
English Literature and Comp. 4 3 UCOR 102 - Imaginative Lit and Critical Writing Core English
Environmental Science 4 3 UCOR 124 - Core Science - Earth Science
European History 4 3 HIST 214 - Western Civilization II
French Language 3 6

MLFR 101 - Elementary French I

MLFR 102 - Elementary French II

4 9

MLFR 101 - Elementary French I

MLFR 102 - Elementary French II

MLFR 201 - Intermidiate French I

5 9 MLFR 102 - Elementary French II

MLFR 201 - Intermidiate French I

MLFR 202 - Intermidiate French II

German Language 3 6 MLGE 101 - Elementary German I

MLGE 102 - Elementary German II

4 9 MLGE 101 - Elementary German I

MLGE 102 - Elementary German II

MLGE 201 - Intermidiate German I

5 9 MLGE 102 - Elementary German II

MLGE 201 - Intermidiate German I

MLGE 202 - Intermidiate German II

Govt. & Pol. Comparative 4 3

POSC 208 - Comp. Pol. Sys: Advanced Indus. States

OR

POSC 209 - Comp. Pol. Sys: Developing States

Govt. & Pol. U.S. 4 3 POSC 105 - American National Government
History of Art 4 3 ARHY 112 - Art History - Renaissance - Mod World
Human Geography 4 3 HIST 200 - Global Geography
Italian Language 3 6 MLIT 101 - Elementary Italian I

MLIT 102 - Elementary Italian II

4 9 MLIT 101 - Elementary Italian I

MLIT 102 - Elementary Italian II

MLIT 201 - Intermidiate Italian I

5 9 MLIT 102 - Elementary Italian II

MLIT 201 - Intermidiate Italian I

MLIT 202 - Intermidiate Italian II

Latin 3 3 LATIN 202 - Intro to Latin Readings II
Macro Economics 4 3 ECON 202 - Principles of Macro Economics
Micro Economics 4 3 ECON 201 - Principles of Micro Economics
Music Theory 5

2

2

MUSC 101 - Musicianship (Written)

MUSC 111 - Musicianship (Aural - Oral)

Physics 1 4 3 PHYS 201 - Physics for Life Sciences I
5 4 PHYS 201, 201L - Physics for Life Sciences I & Lab
Physics 2 4 3 PHYS 202 - Physics for Life Sciences II
5 4 PHYS 202, 202L - Physics for Life Sciences II & Lab
Physics B 4 3 PHYS 201 - Physics for Life Sciences I
5 6 PHYS 201, 202 - Physics for Life Sciences I, II
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 5 3 PHYS 212 - General Analytical Physics II (no lab credit)
Physics C: Mechanics 5 3 PHYS 211 - General Analytical Physics I (no lab credit)
Psychology 3 3 PSYC 101 - Introductions to Psychology
Spanish Language 3 6 MLSP 101 - Elementary Spanish I
MLSP 102 - Elementary Spanish II
4 9 MLSP 101 - Elementary Spanish I
MLSP 102 - Elementary Spanish II

MLSP 201 - Intermidiate Spanish I

5 9 MLSP 102 - Elementary Spanish II
MLSP 201 - Intermidiate Spanish I

MLSP 202 - Intermidiate Spanish II

Statistics 4 3 MATH 125 - Fundamentals of Statistics
U.S. History 4 6

HIST 203 - U.S. to 1877

HIST 204 - U.S. Since 1877

World History 4 3 HIST 151 - Shaping of the Modern World

NOTE: Students should consult with their individual school within the University for the University CORE Equivalencies. Scores are subject to
change at anytime

View a printable list of acceptable AP courses and their Duquesne University equivalencies for 2017-18.*

*Students interested in the Rangos School of Health Sciences should visit here for more information re: their AP policy.

Updated on October 26, 2017.