Advanced Placement

Fairmont State University recognizes certain examinations of the College Board Advanced Placement Program. Students who participate in the AP program and wish to have their scores evaluated for credit should have their scores sent to Fairmont State University. The AP examinations are prepared by the College Board, and the papers are graded by readers of the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08540. Students cannot receive credit for a score below 3 on any exam. Students who do receive credit will be assigned the grade of CR, which is not calculated into the GPA.

Examination Min Score Credit Hours Course Equivalent
Art (Studio)      
     Studio Art - Drawing 3 3 Elective
     Studio Art - 2 Design 3 3 Elective
     Studio Art - 3 Design 3 3 Elective
Art History  3 3 Elective
Biology  3 4 SCIE 1100
Biology  4 8 BIOL 1105 & 1106
Chemistry  3 8 CHEM 1101-1102
Classics      
     Latin: Virgil 3 3 Not Offered at FSU
Computer Science      
     Computer Science A  3 3 Elective
Economics      
     Macroeconomics 3 3 BSBA 2211
     Microeconomics 3 3 BSBA 2212
Environmental Science  3 4 Elective
Foreign Language      
     Chinese Lang. & Culture 3 6 Not Offered at FSU
     French Language 3 6 FREN 1101, 1102
     German Language 3 6 Elective
     Japanese Lang. & Culture 3 6 Not Offered at FSU
     Spanish Language  3 6 SPAN 1101, 1102
     Spanish Literature  3 6 SPAN Elective
Geography      
     Human Geography  3 3 GEOG 2210
Government and Politics      
     United States  3 3 POLI 1103
     Comparative 3 3 POLI 2200
History      
     United States 3 6 HIST 1107, 1108
     European 3 6 HIST Elective
     World 3 6 HIST 2211, 2212
Mathematics      
     Calculus AB  3 4 MATH 1190
     Calculus BC  3 4 MATH 1190
     Calculus BC  4 4 MATH 1190 & MATH 3315
Statistics 3 3
PSYC 2240 or BSBA 3310 or SOCY 2240 or
POLI 2240 or  MATH 1113 or PSYC 2240
Music      
     Theory  3 3 MUSI 1108(2 hr)
Physics      
     Physics B  3 4 PHYS 1101
     Physics B  4 8 PHYS 1101-1102
     Physics C Mechanics 3 5 PHYS 1105
     Physics C Electricity & Magnetism  3 5 PHYS 1106
Psychology      
     Psychology 3 3 PSYC 1101