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Advanced Placement

LMU participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. Students may be granted credit at the time of entrance into the University for subjects in which they have completed the AP examinations with minimum score of 4. When official scores have been received from the College Board, applicants will be notified of the advanced placement and course credit in accordance with the following table.

Note that an essay is required for all examinations offering optional essays.

AP Exam

Number of Semester Hours Awarded

Equivalent LMU Course(s)

Art: History of Art

6

ARHS 200 and 201

Biology

6

no specific course

Calculus AB

4

MATH 131

Calculus BC

8

MATH 131 and MATH 132

Chemistry

4

no specific course

Chinese Language and Culture

8

CHIN 1101 and CHIN 1102

Comparative Government & Politics

4

POLS 1400

Computer Science A

3

CMSI 185

English Language & Composition

4

No specific course

English Literature and Composition

4

No specific course

Environmental Science

3

ENVS 101

French Language and Culture

8

FREN 1101 and French 1102

German Language and Culture

8

GRMN 1101 and 1102

Human Geography

4

GEOG 1000

Italian Language and Culture

8

ITAL 1101 and ITAL 1102

Japanese Language and Culture

8

JAPN 1101 and JAPN 1102

Latin

8

CLAR 1115 and CLAR 1125

Macroeconomics

4

ECON 1200

Microeconomics

4

ECON 1100

Music Theory

3

No specific course

Physics C: Mechanics

4

PHYS 101

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

PHYS 201

Psychology

4

No specific course

Spanish Language and Culture

8

SPAN 1101 and SPAN 2102

Spanish Literature and Culture

8

No specific course

Statistics

3

MATH 104

Studio Art: Drawing

6

No specific course

Studio Art: 2D Design

3

No specific course