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Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Equivalents

Please note that students may receive up to 30 credits for AP examinations. Please see our full advanced standing policy in the Hofstra Undergraduate Bulletin.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Art History
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 AH 999A 3
Art Studio
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3, 4, or 5 FA 999P 3
Biology (for non-science majors)
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 BIO 003 3
5 BIO 13 4
Biology (for Biology majors)
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 BIO 003 3
5 BIO 013 4
Biology (for Biochemistry majors)
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 BIO 003 3
5 BIO 013 4
Biology (for Physician Assistant majors) (Direct entry)
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 BIO 003 3
5 BIO 013 4
Calculus AB
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 MATH 61 4
4 or 5 MATH 71 4
Calculus BC
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 MATH 71 4
4 or 5 MATH 71 & MATH 72 8
Calculus AB & BC (both)
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 AB/ 1 or 2 BC MATH 61 4
4 or 5 AB /1,2,3 BC MATH 71 4
any AB / 4 or 5 BC MATH 71 & MATH 72 8
Chemistry
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 CHEM 3A 3
  CHEM 4A 3
Chinese Language & Culture
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 CHIN 4 3
5 CHIN 5 3
Comparative Government & Politics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 PSC 2 3
Computer Science A
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 CSC 15 4
Computer Science Principles
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 CSC 5 3
English Language
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 WSC 1, & WSC 2 6
English Literature
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 WSC 1 & ENGL 999L 6
BOTH English Language & Literature
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 on both LA 999 3
4 or 5 on both WSC 1, WSC 2, ENGL 999 9
3 LANG/
4 or 5 LIT
WSC 1, ENGL 999 6
4 or 5 LANG/
3 LIT
WSC 1, WSC 2 6
Environmental Science
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3, 4, or 5 TPP 1 3
European History
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 HIST 11 3
French Language and Culture
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 FREN 4 3
5 FREN 4 & FREN 999X 6
German Language and Culture
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 GERM 4 (Elective) 3
5 GERM 4 & 999 (Elective) 6
Human Geography
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 GEOG 2 3
Italian Language and Culture
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 ITAL 4 3
5 ITAL 4 & ITAL 999X 6
Japanese Language and Culture
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 JPAN 4 3
5 JPAN 5 3
Latin: Vergil
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 LAT 4 3
Macroeconomics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 ECO 1 3
Microeconomics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 ECO 2 3
Music Theory
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 MUS 1 3
Physics 1: Algebra Based
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 PHYS 001A and PHYS 001B 4
Physics 2: Algebra Based
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 PHYS 002A and PHYS 002B 4
Physics C: Mechanics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 PHYS 11A, PHYS 11B 5
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 LA 999 3
4 or 5 PHYS 12A, PHYS 12B 5
Psychology
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 PSY 1 3
Spanish Language
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 SPAN 4 3
5 SPAN 4 & SPAN 999X 6
Spanish Literature
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 SPAN 999L 3
5 SPAN 999L 6
Statistics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3, 4, or 5 MATH 8 or BAN 1 3
US History
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 HIST 3A 3
US Government & Politics
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 PSC 1 3
World History
SCORE COURSE EQUIVALENT CREDIT
3 NO CREDIT 0
4 or 5 HIST 999H 3