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AP/AICE/FGCU Equivalencies

 
 

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Table
2015-2016 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 2051 (3)     ARH 2050 (3) and ARH 2051(3)   ARH 2050 (3) and ARH 2051 (3)  All: INKN
Biology  BSC 1005/ 1005L(4) BSC 1010C (4) BSC 1010C (4) and BSC 1011C (4) All: CRIT
Calculus AB MAC 2311 (4) MAC 2311 (4) MAC 2311 (4) All: QUAN
Calculus BC MAC 2311 (4) MAC 2311 (4) and MAC 2312 (4)  MAC 2311 (4) and MAC 2312 (4)  All: QUAN
Chemistry CHM 1045/1045L (4) CHM 1045/1045L (4) CHM 1045/1045L (4) 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) ECO 2013 (3) ECO 2013 (3) All: CRIT
Microeconomics ECO 2023 (3) ECO 2023 (3) ECO 2023 (3) All: CRIT
English Language & Composition  ENC 1101 (3)    ENC 1101 (3) and ENC 1102 (3) ENC 1101 (3) and ENC 1102 (3) All: WCOM, CRIT 
English Literature & Composition   ENC 1101 (3) ENC 1101 (3) and LIT 2110 (3) ENC 1101 (3) and LIT 2110 (3) ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: WCOM, CRIT; LIT 2110: WCOM, INKN 
Environmental Science  BSC 1051C (3) BSC 1051C (3) BSC 1051C (3) 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) POS 2041 (3) POS 2041 (3) All: CRIT 
Human Geography GEA 2000 (3) GEA 2000 (3) GEA 2000 (3) All: CRIT 
Italian Language and Culture GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) All: INKN 
Japanese Language and Culture GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) All: INKN 
Latin: Latin Literature LNW X700 (3) LNW X700 (3) LNW X700 (3) All: INKN
Latin: Vergil GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) GEE 1XXX (3) All: INKN 
Latin LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) LNW X700 (3) or LNW X321 (3) All: INKN
Music Theory MUT 1001 (3) MUT 1001 (3) MUT 1111 (3) N/A 
Physics 1 PHY 2053C (4) PHY 2053C (4) PHY 2053C (4) All: CRIT
Physics 2 PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2054C (4) All: CRIT
Physics B PHY 2053C (4) PHY 2053C (4) and PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2053C(4) and PHY 2054C (4) All: CRIT 
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 2053C (4) PHY 2048C (4) PHY 2048C (4) All: CRIT
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism PHY 2054C (4) PHY 2049C (4) PHY 2049C (4) All: CRIT
Psychology PSY 2012 (3) PSY 2012 (3) PSY 2012 (3) All: CRIT 
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) STA 2023 (3) STA 2023 (3) 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) AMH 2010 (3) and AMH 2020 (3) 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
2015-2016 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 GEP Competency Attribute(s)
Accounting (AS-Level) ACG 1XXX (3 credits)    
Accounting (A-Level) ACG 1XXX and ACG 1XXX (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)   All: CRIT
Biology (A-Level) BSC 1010C and BSC 1011/1011L (8 credits)   All: CRIT
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)   CRIT
Chemistry (A-Level) CHM 1XXXC and CHM 1045/1045L (8 credits)   All: CRIT
Classical Studies (AS-Level) GEE 1XXX (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) GEE 1XXXC (3 credits)    
Design and Technology (A-Level) GEE 1XXXC and GEE 1XXX (6 credits)    
Economics (AS-Level) ECO 1000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Economics (A-Level) ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 (6 credits)   All: CRIT
English (AS-Level) - English
Language or Language & Literature in English
ENC 1101 (3 credits)   WCOM, CRIT
English (AS-Level) - Literature in English ENC 1101 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 and ENC 1102 or ENC 1102 and LIT 2000 (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 (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)   INKN
Further Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 and MAC 2312 (8 credits)   All: QUAN
General Paper IDS 1XXX (3 credits)    
Geography (AS-Level) GEA 2000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Geography (A-Level) GEA 1XXX (6 credits)    
German Language (AS-Level) GER 2220C (4 credits)   INKN
German (A-Level) GER 2220C and GER 2221C (8 credits)   All: INKN
Global Perspectives ISS 2011 and ISSX012 (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 > Alevel grade E. All: CRIT
History - The History of the USA, c. 1840-1968 AMH 1XXX (3 credits)   CRIT
History -Modern European History, 1945-1991 EUH 2031 (3 credits)   CRIT
History - International History, 1945-1991 HIS 1XXX or WOH 1XXX (3 credits)   CRIT
Latin (AS-Level) One semester of language credit up to elementary II level (3 credits)   INKN
Marine Science (AS-Level) OCE 1001C (3 credits)   CRIT
Marine Science (A-Level) OCE 1001C and OCB 1XXX (6 credits)   CRIT
Mathematics (AS-Level) MAC 1147 (4 credits)   QUAN
Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 and MAC 2XXX (7 credits)   QUAN
Music (AS-Level) MUH 1XXX (3 credits)    
Music (A-Level) MUH 1XXX (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)   CRIT
Physics (A-Level) PHY 2053C and PHY 2054C (8 credits)   CRIT
Psychology (AS-Level) PSY 2012 (3 credits)   CRIT
Psychology (A-Level) PSY 2012 and PSY 1XXX (6 credits)   CRIT
Sociology (AS-Level) SYG 2000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Sociology (A-Level) SYG 2000 (3 credits)   CRIT
Spanish Language (AS-Level) SPN 2220C (4 credits)   INKN
Spanish Literature (AS-Level) SPW 3030 (3 credits)    
Spanish (A-Level) SPN 2220C and SPN 2221C (8 credits)   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)    
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.

 

 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination Table
2015-2016 Catalog Year

  

IB Course  5  6  7 GEP Competency Attribute(s)

Biology

BSC 1005/1005L (4)

BSC 1005/1005L(4), BSC 1010C (4)

BSC 1005/1005L (4), BSC 1010C (4)

BSC 1005/1005L (4), BSC 1010C (4) 

All:CRIT 

Business & Management

GEB 1011(3)

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

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

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

 

Chemistry

CHM 1XXX (3)

CHM 1045/1045L(4), CHM 1XXX(2)

CHM 1045/1045L(4), CHM 1XXX(2)

CHM 1045/1045L(4), CHM 1XXX(2)

CHM 1045/1045L: CRIT  

Computer Science

COP 1500(3)

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

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

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

 

Design Technology

IDS 1XXX(3)

IDS 1XXX(6)

IDS 1XXX(6)

IDS 1XXX(6)

 

Economics

ECO 1000(3)

ECO 2013(3), ECO 2023(3)

ECO 2013(3), ECO 2023(3)

ECO 2013(3), ECO 2023(3)

All: CRIT 

Ecosystems & Societies

EVR 1XXX(3)

EVR 1XXX(6)

EVR 1XXX(6)

EVR 1XXX(6)

 

English A1

ENC 1101(3)

ENC 1101(3), ENC 1102(3)

ENC 1101(3), ENC 1102(3)

ENC 1101(3), ENC 1102(3)

All: WCOM, CRIT 

Environmental Systems

BSC 1051C(3)

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

BSC 1051C(3), BCS 1XXX(3)

BSC 1051C(3), BCS 1XXX(3)

BSC 1051C: CRIT 

Film Studies

FIL X000 or FIL X001

FIL X000 or FIL X001 and FIL X002 or FIL X420

FIL X000 or FIL X001 and FIL X002 or FIL X420

FIL X000 or FIL X001 and FIL X002 and FIL X420

 

French B*

FRE 1121C(4)

FRE 1121C(4), FRE 2220C(4)

FRE 1121C(4), FRE 2220C(4) 

FRE 1121C(4), FRE 2220C(4) 

All: INKN 

Further Math (Advanced Mathematics)

MAC 2311 (4)

MAC 2311 (4), MAC 2312 (4)

MAC 2311 (4), MAC 2312 (4)

MAC 2311 (4), MAC 2312 (4)

All: QUAN 

Geography

GEA 2000(3)

GEA 2000(3), GEA 1XXX (3)

GEA 2000(3), GEA 1XXX (3)

GEA 2000(3), GEA 1XXX (3)

GEA 2000: CRIT 

German B*

GER 1121C (4)

GER 1121C(4), GER 2220C (4)  

GER 1121C(4), GER 2220C (4)

GER 1121C(4), 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.

Same as 5

Same as 5

WCOM, CRIT, INKN 

Information Technology in Global Society

CGS 1100(3)

CGS 1100(3), CGS 1XXX(3)

CGS 1100(3), CGS 1XXX(3)

CGS 1100(3), CGS 1XXX(3)

 

Islamic History

GEE 1XXX (3)

GEE 1XXX (6)

GEE 1XXX (6)

GEE 1XXX (6)

 

Italian

GEE 1XXX (4)

GEE 1XXX (8)

GEE 1XXX (8)

GEE 1XXX (8)

 

Latin

GEE 1XXX (4)

GEE 1XXX (8)

GEE 1XXX (8)

GEE 1XXX (8)

 

Marine Science

OCE 1001C(3)

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

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

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

OCE 1001C: CRIT 

Math Methods

MAC 1105(3)

MAC 1105(3), MAC 2233(3)

MAC 1105(3), MAC 2233(3)

MAC 1105(3), MAC 2233(3)

All: QUAN 

Math Studies

MAT 1033(3)

MAT 1033(3), MGF 1106(3)

MAT 1033(3), MGF 1106(3)

MAT 1033(3), MGF 1106(3)

MGF 1106: QUAN 

Mathematics

MAC 1147(4)

MAC 1147(4), MAC 2233(3)

MAC 2311(4), MAC 2233(3)

MAC 2311(4), MAC 2233(3)

All: QUAN 

Music

MUL 1XXX(3)

MUL 1XXX(6)

MUL 1XXX(6)

MUL 1XXX(6)

 

Philosophy

PHI 2000(3)

PHI 2000(3), PHI 1XXX(3)

PHI 2000(3), PHI 1XXX(3)

PHI 2000(3), PHI 1XXX(3)

PHI 2000: WCOM, CRIT, INKN 

Physics

PHY 2053C(4)

PHY 2053C(4), PHY 2054C(4)

PHY 2053C(4), PHY 2054C(4)

PHY 2053C(4), PHY 2054C(4)

All: CRIT 

Psychology

PSY 2012(3)

PSY 2012(3), PSY 1XXX(3)

PSY 2012(3), PSY 1XXX(3)

PSY 2012(3), PSY 1XXX(3)

PSY 2012: CRIT 

Social Anthropology

ANT 2410(3)

ANT 2410(3), ANT 1XXX(3)

ANT 2410(3), ANT 1XXX(3)

ANT 2410(3), ANT 1XXX(3)

 ANT 2410: CRIT, INKN

Spanish B*

SPN 1121C (4)

SPN 1121C (4), SPN 2220C (4)

SPN 1121C (4), SPN 2220C (4)

SPN 1121C (4), SPN 2220C (4)

All: INKN 

Theatre Arts

THE 2020(3)

THE 2020(3), THE 2300(3)

THE 2020(3), THE 2300(3)

THE 2020(3), THE 2300(3)

 

Visual Arts

ART 1201(3)

ART 1201(3), ART 1300(3)

ART 1201(3), ART 1300(3)

ART 1201(3), ART 1300(3)

 

* Students with a score of 4 or higher in any Language B exam are considered to have completed the foreign language requirement. Students may qualify for additional placement into higher-level language courses than are indicated here; consult the program leader for details.

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.