Placement/Credit for College-level Work

Listed below and on the following page are Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Exams with the corresponding scores and credit usually awarded at Carnegie Mellon. If an exam you have taken, or test score you have received, is not listed in the following charts, please note that advanced credit will not be granted. Most course descriptions can be found in the Carnegie Mellon Undergraduate Catalog, sent to all applicants on CD with the application receipt letter and found online at <http:my.cmu.edu/site/admission/ page.catalog>. Please note that this information is subject to change and that the granting of credit will vary from department to department. The college/ school in which you enroll will tell you how advanced credit will affect your degree requirements. that credit which did fulfill requirements for your examinations. Send the results of the IB exams original major may not necessarily fulfill requirements to Carnegie Mellon, and your college/school will for your new major. evaluate your scores and notify you if credit has been awarded once you have enrolled. Advanced Placement (AP) Carnegie Mellon may grant advanced placement and College-level work credit for scores of four and five on exams taken in We may grant placement or credit for college work the CEEB Advanced Placement program. When you you’ve completed while in high school. Please have take the tests, be sure you request that the results your college transcript(s) sent to the Carnegie Mellon be sent to Carnegie Mellon. Upon enrollment, your Office of Admission for transfer credit evaluation. college/school will evaluate your scores and let you Please send the descriptions of the college courses know if AP credit has been awarded. as well. Cambridge General Certificate of Education Carnegie Mellon recognizes the Cambridge GCE A-Level (advanced level) examinations in various higher level subjects and may grant advanced placement and/or credit for exemplary grades.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Carnegie Mellon also recognizes the International Baccalaureate Examinations. We may grant It is possible to receive credit that does not count advanced standing and/or credit in various fields toward your major. Also, if you change majors, realize for scores of six and seven on the higher level Advanced Placement (AP) Credit* Exam Art History Biology Biology Calculus AB*** Calculus BC*** Chemistry Chemistry Chinese Language & Culture Chinese Language & Culture Computer Science A Computer Science AB Computer Science AB Economics: Both Macro & Micro Economics: Both Macro & Micro Economics: Both Macro & Micro Economics: Macro Economics: Macro Economics: Micro Economics: Micro English: Language or Literature/Composition Environmental Science European History French Language or Literature French Language or Literature German Language German Language Government & Politics: Comparative Government & Politics: U.S. Human Geography Italian Italian Japanese Language & Culture Japanese Language & Culture Latin Vergil or Literature Latin Vergil or Literature Music Theory Physics C: Mechanics Physics C: Elec. & Magnetics Psychology Spanish Language or Literature College CFA MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS MCS HSS HSS SCS SCS SCS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS CFA MCS MCS H&SS H&SS Expert Unit/Department Art Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences Chemistry Chemistry Modern Languages Modern Languages Computer Science Computer Science Computer Science Economics Economics Economics Economics Economics Economics Economics English H&SS History Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Social and Decision Sciences Social and Decision Sciences H&SS Interdisciplinary Elective Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Modern Languages Music Physics Physics Psychology Modern Languages

Test Score 5 4 5 4, 5 4, 5 4 5 4 5 4, 5 4 5 4 & 4 4 & 5 5 & 5 4 5 4 5 5 4, 5 5 4 5 4 5 4, 5 4, 5 4, 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 4, 5 5 5 4, 5 4

Course Equivalency

Units

60-011 9 03-011 9 03-110** 9 21-120 10 21-120, 21-122 20 09-101 & 105 13 09-101, 105 & 106 23 82-231 12 82-231 & 82-232 24 15-100 10 15-100 10 15-100 & 15-111 20 73-100 9 73-011/12 & 73-100 18 73-013 & 73-100 18 73-011 9 73-100 9 73-012 9 73-100 9 76-011 (must take 76-101) 9 38-012 9 79-011 9 82-201 9 82-201 & 202 18 82-221 9 82-221 & 222 18 88-011 9 88-012 9 66-011 9 82-261 9 82-261 & 82-262 18 82-172 12 82-172 & 82-271 24 82-011 9 82-011 & 012 18 57-012 9 33-106 or 33-111 12 33-107 or 33-112 12 85-011 9 82-241 9 9

Placement/Credit for College-level Work (continued)
Advanced Placement (AP) Credit* Continued Exam Spanish Language or Literature Statistics Statistics Studio Art: 2-D Design Studio Art: 3-D Design Studio Art: Drawing United States History World History College H&SS H&SS H&SS CFA CFA CFA H&SS H&SS Expert Unit/Department Modern Languages Statistics Statistics Art Art Art History History Test Score 5 4 5 4, 5 4, 5 5 5 5 Course Equivalency 82-241 & 242 36-011 36-201 51-011 51-012 60-012 79-012 79-015 Units 18 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

NOTE: No credit is given for any exam score of 1, 2 or 3. * Test scores are tentative based on departmental review. ** With an AP score of 5, students can elect to take an attainment exam. Students who pass this exam will receive credit for 03-121 instead of 03-110. *** Credit and placement for calculus depends on the results of a Carnegie Mellon placement test as well as AP exam scores. In addition, credit for calculus courses is conditional upon successful completion of a subsequent Mathematics course.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit (higher level only)* Exam Applied Chemistry/Chemistry Applied Chemistry/Chemistry Biology Biology Computer Studies Computer Studies Design Technology Economics English A1, B-Pilot, B Experimental Sciences Geography History/Culture of Islamic World History, History of the Americas History of Africa, Hist. of E. & S. E. Asia History of Europe, Hist. of W. & S. Europe Latin Latin Math with Further Maths Math with Further Maths Music Organization & Mgt. Studies Philosophy Physics Psychology Social Anthropology College MCS MCS MCS MCS SCS SCS CFA H&SS H&SS MCS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS H&SS MCS MCS CFA H&SS H&SS MCS H&SS H&SS Expert Unit/Department Chemistry Chemistry Biology Biology Computer Science Computer Science Design Economics English MCS Interdisciplinary History History History History History Modern Languages Modern Languages Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences Music Social and Decision Sciences Philosophy Physics Psychology History Test Score 6 7 6 7 6 7 6, 7 6, 7 7 6, 7 6, 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 6 7 6, 7 7 6, 7 7 6, 7 6, 7 Course Equivalency 09-101 & 105 09-101, 105 & 106 03-011 03-1101 15-100 15-100 & 111 51-013 73-011 76-0112 38-011 66-011 79-013 79-014 79-014 79-011 82-011 82-011 & 012 21-1203 21-120 & 1223 57-012 70-101 80-011 33-106 85-102 79-201 Units 13 23 9 9 10 19 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 18 10 20 9 9 12 12 9 9

* Test scores are tentative based on departmental review. 1. With an IB score of 7, students can elect to take an attainment exam. Students who pass this exam will receive credit for 03-121 instead of 03-110. 2. Although a score of 7 will earn English IB credit, students are still required to complete 76-101 or another designated writing course. 3. redit and placement for calculus depend on the results of a Carnegie Mellon placement test as well as IB exam scores. In addition, credit for calculus courses C is conditional upon successful completion of a subsequent Mathematics course.

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