Exam Equivalencies

AP Examination Equivalencies

AP Examinations Passing Score NMU Course Credits
African American Studies 3 Social Responsibility in a Diverse World/General Education Credit 4
Art History 3 AD 110 Ideas in Art and Design History 4
Art Studio 2-D 4 AD 295 Special Topics in Art and Design (AD elective) 4
Art Studio 3-D 4 AD 295 Special Topics in Art and Design (AD elective) 4
Art Studio-Drawing 4 AD 102 Foundational Drawing 4
Biology 3 BI 112 Introductory Biology: Diversity 4
Biology 3 BI 111 Introductory Biology: Principles 4
Calculus AB 3 MA 161 Calculus I 4
Calculus AB Subscore Section 3 MA 161 Calculus I 4
Calculus BC 3 MA 161 Calculus I 4
Calculus BC 3 MA 163 Calculus II 4
Calculus BC, Subscore Section 3 MA 161 Calculus I 4
Capstone Research n/a Required Individual Review for Assessment
Capstone Seminar n/a Required Individual Review for Assessment
Chinese Language and Culture 3 CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I 4
Comparative Government and Politics 3 PS 203 Comparative Government and Politics 4
Computer Science A 3 CS 120 Computer Science I 4
Computer Science AB 4 CS 122 Computer Science II 4
Computer Science AB 4 CS 120 Computer Science I 4
Computer Science Principles 3 CS 295 Special Topics in Computer Science 4
English Language Composition 3 EN 111 College Composition I 4
English Literature and Composition 3 EN 111 College Composition I or EN 247 Introduction to Literary Studies 4
Environmental Science 3 GC 101 Introduction to Environmental Science 4
European History 3 Perspectives on Society/General Education Credit 4
French Language 3 FR 202 Intermediate French II 4
French Literature 3 FR (300 Level) French Literature 4
General Chemistry 3 CH 112 General Chemistry II 5
General Chemistry 3 CH 111 General Chemistry I 5
German Language 3 GR 202 Intermediate German II 4
Human Geography 3 GC 164 Human Geography 4
Macroeconomics 3 EC 202 Macroeconomic Principles 4
Microeconomics 3 EC 201 Microeconomic Principles 4
Music Theory (Aural Component Subscore) 4 MU 102 Aural Skills 1 2
Music Theory (Nonaural Component Subscore) 4 MU 101 Theory 1 2
Physics 1 3 PH 201 College Physics I 5
Physics 2 3 PH 202 College Physics II 5
Physics B 4 PH 202 College Physics II 5
Physics B 4 PH 201 College Physics I 5
Physics C 4 PH 220 Introductory Physics I 5
Physics C-Mechanics Section 4 PH 220 Introductory Physics I 5
Pre-Calculus 3 MA 115 Precalculus 4
Psychology, Introductory 4 PSY 101 General Psychology 3
Spanish Language 3 SN 202 Intermediate Spanish II 4
Spanish Literature 3 SN (300 Level) Spanish Literature 4
Statistics 3 DATA 109 Introduction to Statistics 4
U.S. Government and Politics 3 PS 105 American Government 4
U.S. History 3 HS 222 The United States Since 1865 4
U.S. History 3 HS 221 The United States to 1865 4
World History 3 HS 201 World History to 1520 4
World History 3 HS 202 World History since 1400 4

Michigan Seal of Biliteracy

Currently, there are no direct equivalencies for the Seal of Biliteracy. Students should work directly with the Department of Languages, Literatures, and International Studies to determine if NMU credits may be available. For more information, please visit the website: Placement Information | Languages, Literatures and International Studies.