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Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Table 2013-2014 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

Art History

ARH 2051(3) ARH 2050(3), 2051(3) ARH 2050(3), 2051(3)
Biology BSC 1005, 1005L(4)
BSC 1010C (4) BSC 1010C(4), 1011C(4)
Calculus AB MAC 2311(4) MAC 2311(4) MAC 2311(4)
Calculus BC MAC 2311(4) MAC 2311(4), 2312(4) MAC 2311(4), 2312(4)
Chemistry CHM 1045C(4) CHM 1045C (4) CHM 1045C(4), 1046C(4)
Chinese Language & Culture GEE 1xxx(4) GEE 1xxx(8) Gee 1xxx(8)
Computer Science A COP 1500(3) COP 1500(3) COP 1500(3)
Macroeconomics ECO 2013(3) ECO 2013(3) ECO 2013(3)
Microeconomics ECO 2023(3) ECO 2023(3) ECO 2023(3)
English Language & Composition ENC 1101(3) ENC 1101(3), 1102(3) ENC 1101(3), 1102(3)
English Literature & Composition ENC 1101(3) ENC 1101(3), LIT 2110(3) ENC 1101(3), LIT 2110(3)
Environmental Science BSC 1051C(3) BSC 1051C(3) BSC 1051C(3)
European History EUH 1000(3) EUH 1000(3), 1001(3)
EUH 1000(3), 1001(3)
French Language & Culture
FRE 1120, 1120L(4) FRE 1120, 1120L(4) & 1121, 1121L (4) FRE 1120, 1120L(4) & 1121, 1121L (4)
German Language & Culture
GER 1120, 1120L(4) GER 1120, 1120L(4) & 1121, 1121L(4) GER 1120, 1120L(4) & 1121, 1121L(4)
Comparative Government & Politics
CPO 3002(3)
CPO 3002(3) CPO 3002(3)
U.S. Government & Politics
POS 2041(3) POS 2041(3) POS 2041(3)
Human Geography GEA 2000(3) GEA 2000(3) GEA 2000(3)
Latin: Vergil GEE 1xxx(3) GEE 1xxx(3) GEE 1xxx(3)
Music Theory MUT 1001(3) MUT 1001(3) MUT 1111(3)
Physics B PHY 2053C(4) PHY 2053C(4), 2054C(4) PHY 2053C(4), 2054C(4)
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 2053C(4) PHY 2048C(4) PHY 2048C(4)
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism PHY 2054C(4) PHY 2049C(4) PHY 2049C(4)
Psychology PSY 2012(3) PSY 2012(3) PSY 2012(3)
Spanish Language SPN 2200(3) SPN 2200(3), 2201(3) SPN 2200(3), 2201(3)
Spanish Literature SPW 3030(3) SPW 3030(3), SPT 3130(3) SPW 3030(3), SPT 3130(3)
Statistics STA 2023(3) STA 2023(3) STA 2023(3)
Studio Art: 2-D Design
ART 1201(3) ART 1201(3) ART 1201(3)
Studio Art: 3-D Design
ART 1203(3) ART 1203(3) ART 1203(3)
Studio Art: Drawing ART 1300(3) ART 1300(3) ART 1300(3), 1301(3)
U.S. History
AMH 2010(3) AMH 2010(3), 2020(3) AMH 2010(3), 2020(3)
World History WOH 1023(3) WOH 1023(3) WOH 1023(3)

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 2013-2014 Catalog Year


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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
Accounting (AS-Level) ACG X001 (3 credits)
 
Accounting (A-Level) ACG X001 and ACG XXXX (6 credits)
 
Art and Design (AS-Level) ART 1201 (3 credits)  
Art and Design (A-Level) ART 1201 and ART 1300 (6 credits)  
Biology (AS-Level) BSC 1005/1005L (4 credits)  
Biology (A-Level) BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L, and BSC 1011C or BSC 1011/1011L (8 credits)  
Business Studies (AS-Level) GEB 1011 (3 credits)  
Business Studies (A-Level) GEB 1011 and GEB 1xxx (6 credits)  
Chemistry (AS-Level) CHM 1xxxC (4 credits)  
Chemistry (A-Level) CHM 1xxxC and CHM 1045C or
CHM 1045/1045L (8 credits)
 
Classical Studies (AS-Level) CLA X010 (min. 3 credits)
 
Computing (AS-Level) COP 1500 (3 credits)  
Computing (A-Level) COP 1500 and CGS 1100 (6 credits)  
Design and Technology (AS-Level) ETI X482C (min. 3 credits)
 
Design and Technology (A-Level) ETI X482C and ETI XXXX (6 credits)
 
Economics (AS-Level) ECO 1000 (3 credits)  
Economics (A-Level) ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 (6 credits)  
English (AS-Level) - English
Language or Language & Literature in English
ENC 1101 (3 credits)  
English (AS-Level) - Literature in English ENC 1101 or ENC 1102 (3 credits) Award credit for ENC 1102 if student has
credit for 1101
English (A-Level) - Literature in English ENC 1101 and 1102 or ENC 1102 and LIT 2000 (6 credits) Award credit for ENC 1102/LIT 2000 if student has credit for ENC 1101
Environmental Management (AS-Level) EVR X001C (3 credits)
Only offered at AS-level
French Language (AS-Level) FRE 1120/1120L (4 credits)  
French Literature (AS-Level) GEE 1xxx (3 credits)  
French (A-Level) FRE 1120/1120L and FRE 1121/1121L (8 credits)  
Further Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 and MAC 2312 (8 credits)
 
General Paper IDS X110 (3 credits)
 
Geography (AS-Level) GEA 2000 (3 credits)  
Geography (A-Level) GEO X200 and GEO X400 (6 credits)
 
German Language (AS-Level) GER 1120/1120L (4 credits)  
German (A-Level) GER 1120/1120L and GER 1121/1121L (8 credits)  
History (AS-Level) Three credits for each successfully passed
paper, subject to institutional review.
There are six choices of "papers" or exams covering
different geographical areas and periods.
Examinations are rigorous but do not align
easily with frequently-taught American college courses.
Institutions should assign course equivalents
based on each student's curriculum, and may
need more information than is available on
students' score reports or transcripts.
History (A-Level) Six credits for each successfully passed
paper, subject to institutional review.
There are six choices of "papers" or exams covering
different geographical areas and periods.
Examinations are rigorous but do not align
easily with frequently-taught American college courses.
Institutions should assign course equivalents
based on each student's curriculum, and may
need more information than is available on
students' score reports or transcripts.
Latin (AS-Level) One semester of language credit up to elementary II level (3 credits)
 
Marine Science (AS-Level) OCE 1001C (4 credits)  
Marine Science (A-Level) OCE 1001C and OCB 1xxx (6 credits)  
Mathematics (AS-Level) MAC 1147 (4 credits)
Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 and MAC 2xxx (6 credits)  
Music (AS-Level) MUH 2110 (3 credits)  
Music (A-Level) MUH 2110 and MUH X011 or MUH X012 (6 credits)
Choice of MUH X011 or MUH X012 dependent on musical selections in Components 3, 4, and 5.
Physics (AS-Level) PHY 2053C (4 credits)  
Physics (A-Level) PHY 2053C or and PHY 2054C (8 credits)  
Psychology (AS-Level) PSY 2012 (3 credits)  
Psychology (A-Level) PSY 2012 and PSY 2xxx (6 credits)  
Sociology (AS-Level) No course or credit recommendation
 
Sociology (A-Level) SYG 2000 (3 credits)  
Spanish Language (AS-Level) SPN 1121/1121L (4 credits)  
Spanish Literature (AS-Level) SPW 3030 (3 credits)  
Spanish (A-Level) SPN 1121/1121L and SPN 2200 (7 credits)  
Thinking Skills (AS-Level) PHI X103 (min. 3 credits)
 
Thinking Skills (A-Level) PHI X103 and one other Philosophy course (6 credits)
 
Travel and Tourism (AS-Level) HFT 1000 (3 credits)  
Travel and Tourism (A-Level) HFT 1000 and HFT 1930 (6 credits)  


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.