Advanced Placement Examination Program

The college participates in the Advanced Placement Examination Program, commonly known as AP, which is administered by the College Entrance Examination Board and is coordinated through the high schools.

To earn college credit for AP coursework, you must receive a qualifying score on the AP exam and submit official AP score reports from the College Board. Visit College Board for more information.

Review the chart below for information regarding AP course equivalencies. Minimum scores are needed to receive college credit.

 

 AP Exam Title  Minimum
 Scores
 Carroll Course  Carroll Credits
 Awarded
 Art History  3  ART-135
 ART-136
 6
 Biology  4 - 5   BIOL-101
 BIOL-102
 8
 Chemistry  4 - 5  CHEM-105
 CHEM-106
 8
 Economics  3  ECON-101
 ECON-102
 6
 English Language  4 - 5  ENGL-101  3
 English Literature  4 - 5  ENGL-102   3
 Environmental Science  4 - 5  ENV-100  4
 French  3  FREN-101
 FREN-102
 6
 History, World  3  HIST-101  3
 History, European  3  HIST-102  3
 History, American  3  HIST-105
 HIST-106
 6
 Statistics  3  MATH-115  4
 Calculus, Form AB  4 - 5  MATH-135  4
 Calculus, Form BC  4 - 5  MATH-135  4
 Calculus, Form BC  4 - 5  MATH-135
 MATH-136
 8
 Government and
 Politics
 3  POLS-101  3
 Physics - B  4 - 5  PHYS-101
 PHYS-102
 8
 Psychology  3  PSYC-101  3
 Spanish  3  SPAN-101
 SPAN-102
 6

 

If Carroll does not recognize AP/College Board subjects, the Records office will facilitate faculty evaluation. Contact the Records office at 410-386-8440 for assistance. Review the Credit for Prior Learning policy for additional information.

When transferring to a four year institution, AP credits are evaluated based on the scores that the transfer institution accepts. Official scores need to be forwarded to the transfer institution directly from College Board.

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