Advanced Placement (AP)

UCCS participates in the high school Advanced Placement (AP) program offered by the College Board. Official scores must be sent to the university directly from the College Board.

All colleges at UCCS accept Advanced Placement (AP) exam credits per the table below. Applicability may vary by college. Please contact an advisor in the Student Success Center for score interpretation and degree applicability.

Advanced Placement (AP) exam equivalency decisions are made based on when the exam was taken, not when the student matriculates to UCCS.

AP EXAM TITLE AP SCORE UCCS EQUIVALENT SEMESTER HOURS
American Government & Politics 4-5 PSC 1100 3
Art History 3-5 AH 2800, AH 2820 6
Biology 4-5 BIOL 1300, BIOL 1310, BIOL 1350, BIOL 1360 6
Calculus AB 4-5 MATH 1350 4
Calculus BC 4-5 MATH 1350, MATH 1360 8
Calculus BC 3 MATH 1350 4
Chemistry 5 CHEM 1301, CHEM 1311 10
Chemistry 4 CHEM 1301 5
Comparative Governement & Politics 4-5 PSC 1010 3
Computer Science A 5 CS 1150 3
Computer Science AB 4-5 CS 1999TC 4
English Language & Composition 5 ENGL 1310, ENGL 1410 6
English Language & Composition 4 ENGL 1310 3
English Literature & Composition 5 ENGL 1410, ENGL 1500 6
English Literature & Composition 4 ENGL 1310, ENGL 1500 6
Environmental Science 4-5 GES 1999TC 4
European History 4-5 HIST 1030, HIST 1040 6
French Language 4-5 FR 2110, FR 1999TC 6
French Language 3 FR 2110 4
French Literature 4-5 FR 2110, FR 1999TC 6
French Literature 3 FR 2110 4
German Language 4-5 GER 2110, GER 1999TC 6
German Language 3 GER 2110 4
Human Geography 4-5 GES 1990 4
Latin Literature 4-5 LAT 1999TC 6
Latin Literature 3 LAT 1999TC 3
Latin: Virgil 4-5 LAT 1999TC 6
Latin: Virgil 3 LAT 1999TC 3
Macroeconomics 4-5 ECON 2020 3
Microeconomics 4-5 ECON 1010 3
Music Theory 4-5 MUS 2999TC 6
Music Theory 3 MUS 2999TC 3
Physics B 3-5 PES 1010, PES 1020 8
Physics C - Electricity & Magnetism 4-5 PES 1120, PES 2160 5
Physics C - Mechanics 4-5 PES 1110, PES 1160 5
Psychology 4-5 PSY 1000 3
Spanish Language 4-5 SPAN 2110, SPAN 1999TC 6
Spanish Language 3 SPAN 2110 3
Spanish Literature 4-5 SPAN 2110, SPAN 1999TC 6
Spanish Literature 3 SPAN 2110 3
Statistics 4-5 QUAN 2010 3
Studio Art 3-5 VA 1040, VA 2060 6
United States History 4-5 HIST 1510, HIST 1540 6
World History 4-5 HIST 1999TC 6

Note: Courses beginning with a departmental prefix but ending in "999TC" carry general departmental credit but do not have an exact equivalency.