Credit for Advanced Placement

Heidelberg University recognizes the value and purpose of certain college-level courses offered to superior students in many secondary schools through the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB code: 1292). To be eligible for advanced standing and/or actual college credit, the entering first-year students must have completed a college-level Advanced Placement course in high school and achieved a satisfactory score (3 or better) on the Advanced Placement Test for that subject. Equivalent courses at Heidelberg are subject to review.

To have a course evaluated, an official transcript must be requested and sent directly to the Heidelberg University Registrar’s Office. When completing an AP application, or requesting official scores, 1292 is the Heidelberg code.

AP Credit Equivalency Table

Advanced Placement Credit Equivalencies
Title of Examination Course Equivalent Awarded Semester Hours Awarded
Art, History of Fine Art Elective 3.0 (Max of 6.0)
Art, 2-D Art and Design ART 102 2.0 (Max of 6.0)
Art, 3-D Art and Design ART 103 2.0 (Max of 6.0)
Art, Drawing ART 312 3.0 (Max of 6.0)
Biology (Score of 3) BIO 110, BIO 110L 4.0
Biology (Score of 4) BIO 123, BIO 123L 4.0
Calculus AB (Subscore 3, BC) MTH 121 3.0
Calculus AB (Score 4 or 5) MTH 121, MTH 222 6.0
Calculus BC (Subscore 4, 5) MTH 121, MTH 222 6.0
Calculus BC (Score 4 or 5) MTH 121, MTH 222, MTH 223 9.0
Chemistry (Score of 3) CHM Elective 3.0
Chemistry (Score of 4) CHM 111 4.0
Chemistry (Score of 5) CHM 111, CHM 112 8.0
Computer Science A CPS 201 3.0
Computer Science Principles CPS Elective 3.0
Economics, Macro ECO 252 3.0
Economics, Micro ECO 251 3.0
English Language and Comp. WRI 101 3.0
English Literature and Comp. LIT 102 3.0
Environmental Science GEO 101, ENS 101, GEO 113 9.0
French Language & Culture FRN Elective (300 level) 6.0
German Language & Culture (score of 4 or 5) GER Elective (300 level) 6.0
Government & Politics, Comp. POL 125 3.0
Government & Politics, US POL 227 3.0
History, US HIS 107, HIS 108 6.0
History, European HIS Elective 3.0
World History: Modern HIS 105, HIS 106 6.0
Human Geography Elective (Social Science) 3.0
Latin Elective (Language 300 level) 6.0
Music, Theory  MUS Elective 8.0 
Physics 1 (Algebra based) PHY 101 4.0
Physics 2 (Algebra based) PHY 102 4.0
Physics C (Calculus Based, both exams) PHY 101, PHY 102 8.0
Psychology PSY 101 3.0
Research Elective 3.0
Seminar Elective 3.0
Spanish Language & Culture (score of 4 or 5) SPA Elective (300 level) 6.0
Spanish Literature & Culture SPA Elective (300 level) 6.0
Statistics MTH 119 3.0

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