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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

Art: Studio Art—Drawing, General*

6

no specific course

Art: Studio Art—2D Design*

3

no specific course

Art: Studio Art—3D Design*

3

no specific course

Biology

6

no specific course

Chemistry

4

no specific course

Chinese Language and Culture

9

CHIN 101102, and 203

Computer Science A

3

CMSI 185

Computer Science AB

3

CMSI 281

Economics: Macroeconomics

3

ECON 120

Economics: Microeconomics

3

ECON 110

English Language and Composition

3

ENGL 110

English Literature and Composition

3

ENGL 140

Environmental Science

3

NTLS 101

European History

3

HIST 101

French Language**

9

FREN 101102, and 203

French Literature**

9

no specific course

German Language**

9

GRMN 101102, and 203

Government and Politics: Comparative

3

POLS 155

Government and Politics: United States

3

POLS 135

History, U.S.

6

HIST 161 and 162

Human Geography

3

GEOG 100

Latin: Literature

3

no specific course

Latin: Virgil

3

no specific course

Mathematics: Calculus AB

4

MATH 131

Mathematics: Calculus BC

8

MATH 131 and 132

Music Theory***

3

no specific course

Physics B

8

PHYS 253 and 254

Physics C: Mechanics

4

PHYS 101

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

PHYS 201

Psychology

3

PSYC 100

Spanish Language**

9

SPAN 101102, and 203

Spanish Literature**

9

no specific course

Statistics

3

MATH 104

World History

6

no specific course

* Credit subject to final review by Art faculty.
** A combined maximum of 9 semester hours of foreign language and/or foreign literature credit may be granted.
*** Credit subject to final review by Music faculty.