Advanced Placement

Stevens participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) program of the College Entrance Examination Board. You may receive college credit toward your degree for the following examinations and corresponding grades.

Send your official AP Exam scores to Stevens through the College Board. If you have any questions about your AP credit at Stevens, please contact the Admissions office at 800.STEVENS or E-mail us. The following table applies to students entering Stevens Fall 2014 and later:

AP Examination (Grade)Stevens EquivalentCredits
Art History (4,5)HAR 1903
Biology (4,5)CH 281 and CH 2824
Chemistry (4,5)CH 115, 116, 117, and 1188
Chinese Language and Culture (4,5)General Elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Computer Science A (4,5)Computer Science (CS) majors will receive a CS elective and will be placed in CS 181 for the first semester; non-CS majors receive credit for E 115 or CS 105.2 or 3
Economics - Macroeconomics (4,5)BT 2433
Economics - Microeconomics (4,5)BT 2443
English - Language & Composition (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
English - Literature & Composition (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
Environmental Science (4,5)General Elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)   3
French Langauge (4,5)General elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
German Langauge (4,5)General elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Government & Politics - Comparative (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
Government & Politics - U.S. (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
History - European (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
History - U.S. (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
History - World (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
Italian Language and Culture (4,5)General elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Japanese Language and Culture (4,5)General elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Latin - Literature (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3
Latin - Vergil (4,5)General elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Mathematics - Calculus AB (4,5)MA 121 and MA 122 OR MA 1174 or 3
Mathematics - Calculus BC (4,5)MA 121 and MA 122 OR MA 1174 or 3
Physics C - Mechanics (4,5)PEP 1113
Physics C - E & M (4,5)PEP 1123
Psychology (4,5)HSS 1763
Russian Language and Culture (4,5)General Elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Spanish Language (4,5)General Elective (for engineering students), Elective (for majors other than engineering)3
Spanish Literature (4,5)Humanities course (100-level)3