UW-Madison Acceptance of AP Exams

Arts

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
History of Art 3 credits Humanities Elective 4 credits Art History Electives 4 credits Art History Electives
Music Theory 3 credits Music 111 1 3 credits Music 111 1 3 credits Music 111 1
Studio Art: General Portfolio 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2
Studio Art: 2D Design 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2
Studio Art: 3D Design 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2 3 credits General Elective 2

English

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
English Language & Composition 3 credits Composition Elective 5 * 3 credits Composition Elective and exempt from Comm A 3 credits Composition Elective and exempt from Comm A
English Literature & Composition 3 credits Literature Elective 5 * 3 credits Literature Elective and exempt from Comm A 3 credits Literature Elective and exempt from Comm A

*(Not exempt from GER Communication Part A)

Sciences

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
Biology 3 credits Biological Science Elective 5 credits for Biology/Botany/Zoology 151 5 credits for Biology/Botany/Zoology 151
Chemistry 3 credits General Chemistry Elective 3 credits Chemistry 103 3 credits Chemistry 103
Environmental Science 3 credits Biological Science Elective 3 credits Biological Science Elective 3 credits Biological Science Elective
Physics 1 3 credits Physics Elective 4 credits Physics 103 4 credits of Physics 103
Physics 2 3 credits Physics Elective 4 credits Physics 104 4 credits of Physics 104
Physics B 3 credits Physics Elective 8 credits Physics 103 & 104 8 credits Physics 103 & 104
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3 credits Physics Elective 5 credits Physics 202 or 208 (proposed major determines equivalency)3 5 credits Physics 202 or 208 (proposed major determines equivalency)3
Physics C: Mechanics 3 credits Physics Elective 5 credits Physics 201 or 207 (proposed major determines equivalency)3 5 credits Physics 201 or 207 (proposed major determines equivalency)3

Mathematics

Examination Score of 2 Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
Calculus AB No credit 3 credits Math Elective (exempt from GER Quantitative Reasoning Part A)4 5 credits Math 221 6 5 credits Math 221 6
Calculus BC No credit 3 credits Math Elective (exempt from GER Quantitative Reasoning Part A)4 9 credits Math 221 & 222 9 credits Math 221 & 222
Statistics No credit 3 credits Statistics Elective 3 credits Statistics 301 3 credits Statistics 301

Computer Science

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
Computer Science A 3 credits Computer Science Elective 3 credits Computer Science 302 3 credits Computer Science 302
Computer Science Principles 3 credits General Elective 3 credits Computer Science 202 3 credits Computer Science 202

History & Social Science

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
Comparative Government & Politics 3 credits Political Science Elective 4 credits Political Science 106 4 credits Political Science 106
European History 3 credits General Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective
Human Geography 3 credits Geography Elective 3 credits Geography Elective (Social Science) 3 credits Geography Elective (Social Science)
Introductory Psychology 3 credits Psychology Elective 3 credits Psychology 202 3 credits Psychology 202
Macroeconomics 3 credits General Elective 4 credits Economics 102 4 credits Economics 102
Microeconomics 3 credits General Elective 4 credits Economics 101 4 credits Economics 101
United States Government & Politics 3 credits Political Science Elective 4 credits Political Science 104 4 credits Political Science 104
United States History 3 credits General Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective
World History 3 credits General Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective

World Languages & Cultures

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
Chinese Language and Culture 3 credits East Asian Studies Electives 6 credits East Asian Studies Electives 6 credits East Asian Studies Electives
French Language 4 credits French 204 3 credits French 227 3 credits French 227
French Literature 3 credits French Electives 4 credits French 271 4 credits French 271
German Language 3 credits German Elective 3 credits German 226 3 credits German 226
Italian Language and Culture 4 credits Italian 204 4 credits Italian 204 4 credits Italian 452
Japanese Language and Culture 3 credits East Asian Studies Electives 6 credits East Asian Studies 104 6 credits East Asian Studies 104
Latin Literature 8 credits Latin 103 & 104 8 credits Latin 103 & 104 8 credits Latin 103 & 104
Latin: Vergil 8 credits Latin 103 & 104 8 credits Latin 103 & 104 8 credits Latin 103 & 104
Spanish Language 4 credits Spanish 204 4 credits Spanish 204 3 credits Spanish 226
Spanish Literature 4 credits Spanish 204 3 credits Spanish 224 3 credits Spanish 224

AP Capstone

Examination Score of 3 Score of 4 Score of 5
AP Seminar 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective
AP Research 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective 3 credits General Elective

Visit UW-Madison for more information on Advanced Placement at UW-Madison.

1 Music majors must take placement tests.

2 For more specific evaluation,submit portfolio for departmental review.

3 Proposed major will determine equivalency.

4 Exempt from GER Quantitative Reasoning A.

5 Not exempt from GER Communication A.

6 Exempt from Quantitative Reasoning B.

7 Scores of 2-5 are exempt from Quantitative Reasoning B.

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