Advanced Placement (AP)

Procedures for Granting Advanced Placement (AP) Credit at RCTC

Following receipt of AP examination report, the Registrar will post the credits (but not a grade) to the transcript. Credits earned by AP examination will not be computed in the student’s GPA.

Credit may be earned through the Advanced Placement examination in specified courses as follows:

 

Advanced Placement Exams


Exam Title
AP Score Credits RCTC Equivalent
Art History 3 3 ART 1110
Studio Art: 2-D Design 3 3 ART 1121
Studio Art: 3-D Design 3 3 ART 1124
Studio Art: Drawing 3 3 ART 1134
Biology 3 4 BIOL 1220
Calculus AB 3 5 MATH 1127
Calculus BC 3 10 MATH 1127 & 1128
Chemistry 3 4 CHEM 1127
Chemistry 4 8 CHEM 1127 & 1128
Chinese Language & Culture 3 3 CHIN 1001
Computer Science A 3 3 elective
Macroeconomics 3 4 ECON 2215
Microeconomics 3 4 ECON 2214
English Language + Composition 3 4 ENGL 1117
English Literature + Composition 3 8 ENGL 1117 & 1118
Environmental Science 3 3 elective
European History 3 3 HIST 1614
French Language + Culture 3 4 FREN 1102
Government & Politics: Comparative 3 3 elective
Government & Politics: United States 3 3 POLS 1615
Human Geography 3 3 GEOG 1614
Music Theory 3 3 MUSC 1001
Physics 1 3 5 PHYS 1117
Physics 2 3 5 PHYS 1118
Physics C Electricity & Magnetism 3 5 PHYS 1127
Physics C Mechanics 3 5 PHYS 1128
Psychology 4 4 PSYC 2618
Spanish Language + Culture 3 4 SPAN 1102
Spanish Literature + Culture 3 3 elective
Statistics 3 3 MATH 2208
United States History 3 6 HIST 1624 & 1625
World History 3 6 HIST 1617 & 1618

Note: Other colleges may not accept AP in transfer.
Date of Implementation: Fall Semester 2010
Date of Adoption: 6/9/97; 3/9/10
Revisions Adopted: 10/27/2016