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AP/AICE/FGCU Equivalencies

 
 

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Table 2016-2017 Catalog Year 

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination  Course/area for which credit can be assigned at FGCU
(credit awarded is in parentheses)
With Qualifying Score of:   3 4 5 GEP Competency Attribute(s)

Art History

ARH 2000 (3) (State Core)  
ARH 2050 (3) and ARH 2051(3)   ARH 2050 (3) and ARH 2051 (3)  ARH 2050 and ARH 2051: INKN
Biology  BSC 1005/ 1005L (4) (State Core) BSC 1010C (4) (State Core) BSC 1010C (4) (State Core) and BSC 1011C (4) All: CRIT
Calculus AB MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) All: QUAN
Calculus BC MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) and MAC 2312 (4)  MAC 2311 (4) (State Core) and MAC 2312 (4)  All: QUAN
Chemistry CHM 1045/1045L (4) (State Core) CHM 1045/1045L (4) (State Core) CHM 1045/1045L (4) (State Core) and CHM 1046/1046L (4) All: CRIT
Chinese Language & Culture GEE 1XXX (4) GEE 1XXX (8) GEE 1XXX (8) All: INKN
Computer Science A COP 1500 (3)  COP 1500 (3) COP 1500 (3) N/A
Computer Science AB CGS X076 (3) CGS X076 (3) CGS X076 (3) N/A
Macroeconomics ECO 2013 (3) (State Core) ECO 2013 (3) (State Core) ECO 2013 (3) (State Core) All: CRIT
Microeconomics ECO 2023 (3) ECO 2023 (3) ECO 2023 (3) All: CRIT
English Language & Composition  ENC 1101 (3) (State Core)   ENC 1101 (3) (State Core) and ENC 1102 (3) ENC 1101 (3) (State Core) and ENC 1102 (3) All: WCOM, CRIT 
English Literature & Composition   ENC 1101 (3) (State Core) or LIT 2000 (3) (State Core) ENC 1101 (3) (State Core) and ENC 1102 (3) or LIT 2000 (3) (State Core) ENC 1101 (3) (State Core) and ENC 1102 (3) or LIT 2000 (3) (State Core) ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: WCOM, CRIT; LIT 2000: CRIT, INKN 
Environmental Science  EVR 1001C (3) (State Core) EVR 1001C (3) (State Core) EVR 1001C (3) (State Core) All: CRIT
European History EUH 1000 (3) EUH 1000 (3) and EUH 1001 (3) EUH 1000 (3) and EUH 1001 (3) All: CRIT, INKN 
French Language and Culture

FRE 2220C (4) 

FRE 2220C (4) and FRE  2221C (4) FRE 2220C (4) and FRE 2221C (4) All: INKN 
French Literature

One semester of introductory literature (3)

Two semesters of introductory literature (6) Two semesters of introductory literature (6) Consult GEP competency list for associated competencies. 
German Language and Culture GER 2220C (4) GER 2220C(4) and GER 2221C (4) GER 2220C (4) and GER 2221C (4) All: INKN 
Comparative Government & Politics CPO 2001 (3) CPO 2001 (3) CPO 2001 (3) All: CRIT, INKN 
U.S. Government & Politics POS 2041 (3) (State Core) POS 2041 (3) (State Core) POS 2041 (3) (State Core) All: CRIT 
Human Geography GEA 2000 (3) GEA 2000 (3) GEA 2000 (3) All: CRIT 
Italian Language and Culture GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (6) GEE 1XXX (6) All: INKN 
Japanese Language and Culture GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (6) GEE 1XXX (6) All: INKN 
Latin: Latin Literature LNW X700 (3) LNW X700 (3) LNW X700 (3) N/A
Latin: Vergil GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) N/A
Latin LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) N/A
Music Theory MUT 1001 (3) MUT 1001 (3) MUT 1111 (3) N/A 
Physics 1 PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) All: CRIT
Physics 2 PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2054C (4) All: CRIT
Physics B PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) and PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2053C(4) (State Core) and PHY 2054C (4) All: CRIT 
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 2053C (4) (State Core) PHY 2048C (4) (State Core) PHY 2048C (4) (State Core) All: CRIT
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2049C (4) PHY 2049C (4) All: CRIT
Psychology PSY 2012 (3) (State Core) PSY 2012 (3) (State Core) PSY 2012 (3) (State Core) All: CRIT 
Research IDS XXXX (3) IDS XXXX (3) IDS XXXX (3) N/A
Seminar IDS XXXX (3) IDS XXXX (3) IDS XXXX (3) N/A
Spanish Language SPN 2220C (4) SPN 2220C (4) and SPN 2221C (4) SPN 2220C (4) and SPN 2221C (4) All: INKN
Spanish Literature SPW 3030 (3)  SPW 3030 (3) and SPT 3130 (3) SPW 3030 (3) and SPT 3130 (3) N/A 
Statistics STA 2023 (3) (State Core) STA 2023 (3) (State Core) STA 2023 (3) (State Core) All: QUAN 
Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio ART 1201 (3) ART 1201 (3) ART 1201 (3) N/A 
Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio ART 1203 (3) ART 1203 (3) ART 1203 (3) N/A 
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio ART 1300 (3) ART 1300 (3) ART 1300 (3) and ART 1301 (3) N/A 
U.S. History AMH 2010 (3) AMH 2010 (3) and AMH 2020 (3) (State Core) AMH 2010 (3) and AMH 2020 (3) (State Core) All: WCOM, CRIT 
World History  WOH 1023 (3)  WOH 1023 (3) WOH 1023 (3) All: WCOM, CRIT, INKN

Note: Credit hours are in parentheses. FGCU will award university credit in accordance with state guidelines for exam scores in subject areas not on this list. Such exam scores may also earn credit for specific FGCU courses. These will be evaluated on a case by case basis. AP, IB, and CLEP information regarding courses/areas for which FGCU credit may be assigned is subject to change. Students should consult their academic advisors for up-to-date information

 

 

Cambridge AICE Equivalencies Table 2016-2017 Catalog Year

The AICE program is an international, advanced secondary curriculum and assessment program equivalent to the British system of "A-Levels." The following list represents the recommendations of the Articulation Coordinating Committee. Institutions must use the course number listed, unless it would be advantageous for the student to award a specific course number with equal credit that satisfies program prerequisites. Information about the program, including course syllabi, can be found on-line at www.cie.org.uk/countries/usa.

Grades are not equivalent to the U.S. A-F grading system. They equate as follows:

Cambridge Grades American Grade Equivalents
A A (A++)
B A (A+)
C A (A)
D B
E C
U F

 

Exam Passing Score of "A", "B", "C", "D", "E"
(grades are not based on the American "A" - "F" grading scale)
Comments General Education Program Competency Attribute(s)
Accounting (AS-Level) ACG 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
Accounting (A-Level) ACG 1XXX and ACG 1XXX (6 credits)   N/A
Art and Design (AS-Level) ART 1201 (3 credits)   N/A
Art and Design (A-Level) ART 1201 and ART 1300 (6 credits)   N/A
Biology (AS-Level) BSC 1005/1005L (State Core) (4 credits)   All: CRIT
Biology (A-Level) BSC 1010C and BSC 1011/1011L (State Core) (8 credits)   All: CRIT
Business Studies (AS-Level) GEB 1011 (3 credits)   N/A
Business Studies (A-Level) GEB 1011 and GEB 1XXX (6 credits)   N/A
Chemistry (AS-Level) CHM 1020 (State Core) (4 credits)   CRIT
Chemistry (A-Level) CHM 1020 (State Core) and CHM 1045/1045L (State Core) (8 credits)   All: CRIT
Classical Studies (AS-Level) GEE 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
Computing (AS-Level) COP 1500 (3 credits)   N/A
Computing (A-Level) COP 1500 and CGS 1100 (6 credits)   N/A
Design and Technology (AS-Level) GEE 1XXXC (3 credits)   N/A
Design and Technology (A-Level) GEE 1XXXC and GEE 1XXX (6 credits)   N/A
Economics (AS-Level) ECO 1000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Economics (A-Level) ECO 2013 (State Core) and ECO 2023 (6 credits)   All: CRIT
English (AS-Level) - English
Language or Language & Literature in English
ENC 1101 (State Core) (3 credits)   WCOM, CRIT
English (AS-Level) - Literature in English ENC 1101 (State Core) or ENC 1102 (3 credits) Award credit for ENC 1102 if student has
credit for ENC 1101
All: WCOM, CRIT
English (A-Level) ENC 1101 and either ENC 1102 or LIT 2000 (6 credits) If credit already awarded for ENC 1101 or ENC 1102, may award ENC X121 and ENC X122 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: WCOM, CRIT; LIT 2000: CRIT
English (A-Level) - Literature in English ENC 1101 (State Core) and ENC 1102 or ENC 1102 and LIT 2000 (State Core) (6 credits) Award credit for ENC 1102/LIT 2000 if student has credit for ENC 1101 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: WCOM, CRIT; LIT 2000: CRIT
Environmental Management (AS-Level) EVR 1001C (State Core) (3 credits) Only offered at AS-level CRIT
French Language (AS-Level) FRE 2220C (4 credits)   INKN
French Literature (AS-Level) GEE 1XXX (3 credits)   INKN
French (A-Level) FRE 2220C and FRE 2221C (8 credits)   All: INKN
Further Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 (State Core) and MAC 2312 or STA 2023 (State Core) (8 credits)   All: QUAN
General Paper IDS 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
Geography (AS-Level) GEA 2000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Geography (A-Level) GEA 1XXX (6 credits)   N/A
German Language (AS-Level) GER 2220C (4 credits)   INKN
German (A-Level) GER 2220C and GER 2221C (8 credits)   All: INKN
Global Perspectives 1 (AS-Level) ISS 2011 or ISSX013 (3 credits)   ISS 2011: CRIT
Global Perspectives Pre-U Independent Research II (A-Level) ISS 2011 and ISS X012 (6 credits)

Pre-U Level results are reported on a 9-point scale of grades: Distinction (D)1, D2, D3, Merit (M) 1, M2, M3, Pass (P) 1, P2, P3 with grade D1 being the highest and grade P3 the lowest. Pre U grade D2 = A Level exam grade A* and a P3 is > A level grade E.

ISS 2011: CRIT
History - The History of the USA, c. 1840-1968 AMH 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
History - Modern European History, 1945-1991 EUH 2031 (3 credits)   CRIT
History - International History, 1945-1991 HIS 1XXX or WOH 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
US History, 1840-1941 (AS-Level) Under Review    
US History, 1941-1990 (A-Level) Under Review    
European History, 1789-1917 (AS-Level) Under Review    
European History, 1850-1941 (A-Level) Under Review    
International History, 1871-1945 (AS-Level) Under Review    
International History, 1945-1991 (A-Level) Under Review    
Latin (AS-Level) One semester of language credit up to elementary II level (3 credits)   N/A
Marine Science (AS-Level) OCE 1001C (3 credits)   CRIT
Marine Science (A-Level) OCE 1001C and OCB 1XXX (6 credits)   OCE 1001C: CRIT
Mathematics (AS-Level) MAC 1147 (4 credits)   QUAN
Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 (State Core) and MAC 2XXX (7 credits)   All: QUAN
Media Studies (AS-Level) DIG X000 (3 credits)   N/A
Media Studies (A-Level) DIG X000 and DIG X001 or DIG X030 (6 credits)   N/A
Music (AS-Level) MUH 1XXX (3 credits)   N/A
Music (A-Level) MUH 1XXX (6 credits) Choice of MUH X011 or MUH X012 dependent on musical selections in Components 3, 4, and 5. N/A
Physics (AS-Level) PHY 2020 (State Core) (3 credits)   CRIT
Physics (A-Level) PHY 2053C (State Core) and PHY 2054C (8 credits)   All: CRIT
Psychology (AS-Level) PSY 2012 (State Core) (3 credits)   CRIT
Psychology (A-Level) PSY 2012 (State Core) and PSY 1XXX (6 credits)   PSY 2012: CRIT
Sociology (AS-Level) SYG 2000 (State Core) (3 credits)   CRIT, INKN
Sociology (A-Level) SYG 2000 (State Core) (3 credits)   CRIT, INKN
Spanish Language (AS-Level) SPN 2220C (4 credits)   INKN
Spanish Literature (AS-Level) SPW 3030 (3 credits)   N/A
Spanish (A-Level) SPN 2220C and SPN 2221C (8 credits)   All: INKN
Thinking Skills (AS-Level) PHI 1XXX (3 credits)   CRIT 
Thinking Skills (A-Level) PHI 1XXX  (6 credits)   CRIT
Travel and Tourism (AS-Level) HFT 1000 (3 credits)   N/A
Travel and Tourism (A-Level) HFT 1000 and HFT 1930 (6 credits)   N/A


Notes:

  1. These scores will only be taken from US high schools. If courses taken outside of the United States, they must be evaluated through an international credential evaluation agency.
  2. Credit hours in parentheses. FGCU will award university credit in accordance with state guidelines for exam scores in subject areas not on this list. Such exam scores may also earn credit for specific FGCU courses. These will be evaluated on a case by case basis. AP, IB, CLEP & AICE (added) information regarding courses/areas for which FGCU credit may be assigned is subject to change. Students should consult their academic advisors for up-to-date information.

 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination Table 2016-2017 Catalog Year

 

 
IB Exam
IB Score of 4   IB Score of 5-7 GEP Competency Attribute(s)

Biology

BSC 1005/1005L (State Core) (4)

BSC 1005/1005L (State Core) (4) and BSC 1010C (State Core) (4)

All:CRIT 

Business & Management

GEB 1011(3)

GEB 1011(3) and MAN 2XXX(3)

N/A

Chemistry

CHM 1020 (State Core) (3)

CHM 1020 (State Core) (3) and CHM 1045/1045L (State Core) (4)

All: CRIT  

Computer Science

COP 1500 (3)

COP 1500 (3) and CGS 1XXX (3)

N/A

Design Technology

IDS 1XXX (3)

IDS 1XXX (6)

N/A

Economics

ECO 1000 (3)

ECO 2013 (State Core) (3) and ECO 2023 (3)

All: CRIT 

Ecosystems & Societies

EVR 1XXX (3)

EVR 1XXX (6)

N/A

English A1

ENC 1101 (State Core) (3)

ENC 1101 (State Core) (3) and ENC 1102 (3) or LIT 1XXX (6)

ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: WCOM, CRIT 

English Language A: Language and Literature

TBD

 

TBD

TBD

English Language A: Literature

LIT 2000 (State Core) (3)  ENC 1XXX (3) and LIT 2000 (State Core) (3)  LIT 2000: CRIT

Environmental Systems

BSC 1051C (3)

BSC 1051C (3) and BSC 1XXX (3)

BSC 1051C: CRIT 

Film Studies

FIL 2000 (3)

FIL 2000 (3) and FIL 1XXX (3)

FIL 2000: CRIT

French: Language B

FRE 1121C (4)

FRE 1121C (4) and FRE 2220C (4)

All: INKN 

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

MAC 2311 (State Core) (4)

MAC 2311 (State Core) (4) and MAC 2312 (4)

All: QUAN 

Geography

GEA 2000 (3)

GEA 2000 (3) and GEA 1XXX (3)

GEA 2000: CRIT 

German: Language B

GER 1121C (4)

GER 1121C (4) and GER 2220C (4)  

All: INKN 

History

WOH 1030 (3)

WOH 1030(3), and one semester (min. 3 credits) of lower-level History elective depending on student's choice of specialized subject.

All students study 20th-Century World History.  Higher Level students also study a 100-year period between 1750-present in one of several regions.  Standard Level students do a project in any History subject.

WCOM, CRIT, INKN 

Information Technology for a Global Society

CGS 1100 (3)

CGS 1100 (3) and CGS 1XXX (3)

N/A

Islamic History

GEE 1XXX (3)

GEE 1XXX (6)

INKN

Italian: Language B

GEE 1XXX (4)

GEE 1XXX (8)

N/A

Latin

GEE 1XXX (4)

GEE 1XXX (8)

N/A

Marine Science

OCE 1001C (3)

OCE 1001C (3) and OCE 1XXXC (3)

OCE 1001C: CRIT 

Math Methods

MAC 1105 (State Core) (3)

MAC 1105 (State Core) (3) and  MAC 2233 (3)

All: QUAN 

Math Studies

MAT 1033 (3)

MAT 1033 (3) and  MGF 1106 (State Core) (3)

MGF 1106: QUAN 

Mathematics

MAC 1147 (4)

MAC 1147 (4) and MAC 2233 (3)

All: QUAN 

Music

MUL 2010 (State Core) (3)

MUL 2010 (State Core) (3) and MUL 1XXX (3)

MUL 2010: CRIT

Philosophy

PHI 1010 (State Core) (3)

PHI 1010 (State Core) (3) and PHI 1XXX (3)

PHI 1010: CRIT

Physics

PHY 2020 (State Core) (3)

PHY 2020 (State Core) (3) and PHY 1XXX (3)

PHY 2020: CRIT

Psychology

PSY 2012 (State Core) (3)

PSY 2012 (State Core) (3) and PSY 1XXX (3)

PSY 2012: CRIT 

Social and Cultural Anthropology

ANT 2410 (3)

ANT 2410 (3) and ANT 1XXX (3)

 ANT 2410: CRIT, INKN

Spanish: Language B

SPN 1121C (4)

SPN 1121C (4) and SPN 2220C (4)

All: INKN 

Theatre Arts

THE 2000 (State Core) (3)

THE 2000 (State Core) (3) and THE 2300 (3)

THE 2000: CRIT, THE 2300: INKN

Visual Arts

ART 1201 (3)

ART 1201 (3) and ART 1300 (3)

N/A

 

Note: Credit hours are in parentheses. FGCU will award university credit in accordance with state guidelines for exam scores in subject areas not on this list. Such exam scores may also earn credit for specific FGCU courses. These will be evaluated on a case by case basis. AP, IB, and CLEP information regarding courses/areas for which FGCU credit may be assigned is subject to change. Students should consult their academic advisors for up-to-date information.