AP & IB Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
The College offers Advanced Placement (AP) credit in cooperation with The College Board. AP score reports should be sent to the Office of Admission. A minimum exam score of 4 is required to be eligible for AP credit in most areas. A listing of tests and the scores required is available online. Students may receive advanced placement (with or without credit) in some disciplines, dependent upon the score received on the exam.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
The College recognizes credits earned through the International Baccalaureate program, to be allocated at the individual department’s prerogative and the discretion of the Registrar. A listing of tests and the scores required is available online at www.jewell.edu.

The examinations and the courses for which AP and IB credit is granted are listed below.

AP Course Title Required Score Hours Granted WJC Course Equivalency
Art History 4 4 ART 250 or 251
Biology 4 5 Science Elective and Lab
Calculus AB 4 4 CTI 109
Calculus BC 4 8 CTI 109 and MAT 200
Chemistry 4 5 CHE 121 and 121L
Chemistry 5 10 CHE 121 & 122 & Labs
Chinese Lang/Culture 4 4 CHI 212
Comparative Government/Politics 4 4 POL 100
Computer Science A 4 4 MAT 190
English Lang/Comp 4 4 CTI 102
English Lit/Comp 4 4 CTI 102 or ENG Elective
Environmental Sci 4 5 Science Elective & Lab
European History 4 4 HIS 202
French Lang/Culture 4 4 FRE 212
German Lang/Culture 4 4 GER 212
Human Geography 4 4 GEO elective
Italian Lang/Culture 4 4 Language 212
Japanese Lang/Culture 4 4 JPN 212
Latin 4 4 LAT 211
Macroeconomics 4 4 ECO 202
Microeconomics 4 4 ECO 101
Music Theory 4 5 MUS 120 and MUS 121
Physics 1 4 5 PHY 111 and Lab
Physics 2 4 5 PHY 112 and Lab
Physics C: Mechanics 4 5 PHY 213 and Lab
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism 4 5 PHY 112 and Lab
Physics 2 & Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism 4 on both exams 5 PHY 214 and Lab
Psychology 4 4 PSY 211
Spanish Lang/Culture 4 4 SPA 212
Spanish Lit/Culture 4 4 SPA 399
Statistics 4 4 MAT Elective
Studio Art: 2-D Design 4 3 ART Elective
Studio Art: 3-D Design 4 3 ART 303
Studio Art: Drawing 4 3 ART 125
U.S. Govt/Politics 4 4 POL 150
U.S. History 4 4 HIS 121 or 122
World History 4 4 HIS 103 or 104

 

IB Course Title – Higher Level Exams Required Score Credit Granted WJC Course Equivalency
Biology 5 5 SCI Elective
Business & Management 4 4 BUS Elective
Chemistry 5 5 CHE 121 & Lab
Classical Languages 5 4 LAT 211 or GRK 211
Computer Science 4 4 MAT 190
Economics 4 4 ECO Elective
English A: Literature 7 8 ENG 255 & CTI 102
English A: Literature 5 or 6 4 ENG 255 or CTI 102
English A: Language & Literature 5 4 ENG 255 or CTI 102
Geography 4 4 GEO Elective
History 5 4 HIS Elective
Information Technology in a Global Society 4 4 Elective
Language B 5 4 Language 212
Mathematics 5 4 CTI 109
Music 4 4 MUS 441
Philosophy 5 4 PHI Elective
Physics 5 10 PHY 111 & 112 & Labs
Psychology 4 4 PSY 211
Social & Cultural Anthropology 4 4 SOCSCI Elective
Visual Arts 4 3 ART Elective

 

IB Course Title – Standard Level Exams Required Score Credit Granted WJC Course Equivalency
Biology 5 5 SCI Elective
Business & Management 6 4 BUS Elective
Chemistry 6 5 CHE 121 & lab
Classical Languages 5 4 LAT 211 or GRK 211
Computer Science 5 4 MAT 190
Economics 6 4 ECO Elective
English A: Literature 7 4 CTI 102 or ENG 255
English A: Language & Literature 7 4 CTI 102 or ENG 255
Environmental Systems & Societies 5 4 SCI Elective
Geography 4 4 GEO Elective
History 6 4 HIS Elective
Information Tech Global Society 6 4 Elective
Language B 5 4 Language 211
Mathematical Studies 6 4 CTI 103
Mathematics 5 4 CTI 107
Music 4 4 MUS Elective
Philosophy –No credit–
Physics 5 5 PHY 111 & lab
Psychology –No credit–
Social & Cultural Anthropology 5 4 SOCSCI Elective
Sports, Exercise, & Health Science 4 3 PED Elective
Visual Arts –No credit–
World Religions 6 4 REL Elective

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