AP, IB, CLEP, & College Credit

Advanced Placement (AP)

Credit may be granted for AP exam scores of 3 or better. Credit awarded varies by the major a student decides to pursue. Below is a comprehensive list of AP credit awarded by the University of New Haven to incoming students.

Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies
AP Exam with a score of 3 or better Course Equivalent Credits Awarded
Art History ARTS 2231 History of Art I 3
Biology BIOL 1121 and BIOL 1122-or- BIOL 2253 and BIOL 2254 Genl Biol I/II with Laboratory 8
Calculus AB MATH 1117 Calculus I 4
Calculus BC MATH 1117 and MATH 1118 Calculus I and Calculus II 8
Chemistry (score of 3) CHEM 1115 and CHEM 1117 General Chemistry I with Laboratory 4
Chemistry (score of 4+) CHEM 1115/1117 and CHEM 1116/1118 General Chemistry I and II with Laboratory 8
Chinese Language and Culture CHIN 1101 Conversational Chinese 3
Computer Science A CSCI 1110 Introduction to C Programming 3
English Language and Compositon (score of 4+) ENGL 1112 Seminar in Academic Inquiry 3
English Literature and Composition (score of 4+) ENGL 2200 Studies in Literature 3
Environmental Science ENVS 1101 and ENVS 1102 Introduction to Environmental Science with Laboratory 4
European History HIST 1101 Foundations of the Western World -or- HIST 1102 Western World in Mod. Times 3
French Language and Culture FREN 1101 Elementary French I 3
German Language and Culture GERM 1101 Elementary German I 3
Government and Politics: Comparative PSCI 1101 Introduction to Politics 3
Government and Politics: United States PSCI 1121 American Government and Politics 3
Human Geography Free Elective 3
Italian Language and Culture ITAL 1101 Elementary Italian I 3
Japanese Language and Culture Free Elective 3
Latin Free Elective 3
Macroeconomics ECON 1133 Principles of Economics I 3
Microeconomics ECON 1134 Principles of Economics II 3
Music Theory MUSC 1125 -or- Music Majors can have MUSC 1126 waived, contact Music Department 3
Physics B PHYS 1103 and PHYS 1104 General Physics I and II with Laboratory 8
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 2205 Electromagnetism and Optics with Laboratory 4
Physics C: Mechanics PHYS 1150 Mechanics, Heat, and Waves with Laboratory 4
Psychology PSYC 1111 Psychology 3
Spanish Language and Culture SPAN 1101 Elementary Spanish I 3
Spanish Literature and Culture Contact Modern Languages Department for evaluation
Statistics QANL 2216 Business Statistics (cannot be applied to MATH 2228) 3
Studio Art: 2-D Design ARTS 1100 Visual Thinking: Arts and Design Foundation 3
Studio Art: 3-D Design ARTS 1104 Basic Design II 3
Studio Art: Drawing ARTS 1105 Basic Drawing I 3
United States History HIST 1110 American History Since 1607 3
World History HIST 2207 World History Since 1945 3
CLEP

Credit may be granted for CLEP passing percentile scores of 50 or better. The University of New Haven awards free elective credit to incoming students with passing scores on any CLEP exam. Free electives vary by major.

College Credit

Credit may be granted to students who take a college course through an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university. This may be an option for students who have taken a college course through their high school to receive college credit or outside of their high school curriculum.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Students pursuing an IB Diploma at their high school may be recognized with college credit if a grade of 4-7 is achieved on the IB exam. Below is a comprehensive list of IB credit awarded by the University of New Haven to incoming students. If you have questions about your specific IB courses, please be sure to contact us!

IB Credit Transfer
IB Exam IB Score Course Equivalent (as of 01/2018) Credit Amount Comments or Conditions 2018
Anthropology 4 Elective 3
Art 4 ARTS1101 Introduction to Art 3 for all non-Graphic Design majors
Art 7 ARTS1103 Basic Design I 3 Graphic Design majors only
Biology 5 BIOL1121/1123 + BIOL1122/1124 General & Human Biology w/ Lab I and II 8
Biology 5 BIOL2253/2255 + BIOL2254/2256 Biology for Science Majors w/Lab I and II 8
Business & Management 4 Business Elective 3
Chemistry 4 CHEM1105 + CHEM1106 Intro to General and Organic Chemistry w/Lab 4
Chemistry 5-6 CHEM1115 General Chemistry 3 CH115 only - CH117 Lab is still required
Chemistry 7 CHEM1115 + CHEM1116 General Chemistry w/Lab 6 CH115 & CH116 only - CH117 & CH118 Labs are still required
Computer Science (SL) 4 CSCI1110 Intro to Programming 3 for non-ECECS majors only
Computer Science (HL) 4 CSCI2226 Data Structures and Algorithms 3
Economics 4 ECON1133 + ECON1134 Principles of Economics I & II and ECON2200 Global Economy 9
European History 4 HIST1102 Western World in Modern Times 3
Film 5 COMM3340 History of Film 3 for non-Communication majors
Film 5 COMM2214 Elements of Film 3 for Communication majors
French 4 FREN1101 + FREN1102 Elementary French I & II 6
French 5-6 FREN1101 + FREN1102 Elementary French I & II and FREN2201 Intermediate French I 9
French 7 FREN1101 + FREN1102 Elementary French I & II and FREN2201 & FREN2202 Intermediate French I & II 12
German 4 GERM1101 Elementary German I 3
German 5-6 GERM1101 + GERM1102 Elementary German I & II 6
German 7 GERM1101 + GERM1102 Elementary German I & II and GERM2201 Intermediate German I 9
History of the Americas 4 HIST1110 American History Since 1607 3
Islamic History 4 History Elective 3
LangA: Literature 4 ENGL Elective 3
LangA: Lang & Literature 4 ENGL Elective 3
Latin 4 2 Electives 6
Latin 5-7 3 Electives 9
Mathematics - SL 4 [Placement into MATH1117 Calculus I] 0
Mathematics - HL 5 MATH1117 Calculus I 4
Mathematics - HL 7 MATH1117 Calculus I 4 & placement into M118 if "Differential Equations" was included
Music Theory 4 MUSC2240 Introduction to Music Theory I w/Lab 4
Music Theory 7 MUSC2240 + MUSC2242 Introduction to Music Theory I & II w/Lab 8
Philosophy 4 PHIL1101 or Elective 3
Physics 4 PHYS1100 Introductory Physics w/Lab 4
Physics 5 PHYS1103/1113 + PHYS1104/1114 General Physics I & II w/Labs 8
Psychology 4 PSYC1111 Introduction to Psychology 3
Social Anthropology 4 Elective 3
Spanish 4 SPAN1101 + SPAN1102 Elementary Spanish I & II 6
Spanish 5-6 SPAN1101 + SPAN1102 Elementary Spanish I & II and SPAN2201 Intermediate Spanish 9
Spanish 7 SPAN1101 + SPAN1102 Elementary Spanish I & II and SPAN2201 + SPAN2202 Intermediate Spanish I & II 12
Theater 5 THEA1131 Introduction to Theater 3
STAMP

Credit may be granted for STAMP exam scores of 4 or better. Credit awarded varies by the major a student decides to pursue. Below is a comprehensive list of STAMP credit awarded by the University of New Haven to incoming students.

STAMP Credit Transfer
STAMP Exam with a score of 4 or better Course Equivalent Credits Awarded
Arabic ARBC 1101 and ARBC 1102 Elementary Arabic I and II 6
Arabic (Score of 5+) ARBC 1101, ARBC 1102, and ARBC 2201 Elementary Arabic I and II and Intermediate Arabic I 9
French FREN 1101 and FREN 1102 Elementary French I and II 6
French (Score of 5+) FREN 1101, FREN 1102, and FREN 2201 Elementary French I and II and Intermediate French I 9
German GERM 1101 and GERM 1102 Elementary German I and II 6
German (Score of 5+) GERM 1101, GERM 1102, and GERM 2201 Elementary German I and II and Intermediate German I 9
Hebrew Two (2) Free Elective Courses 6
Hebrew (Score of 5+) Three (3) Free Elective Courses 9
Hindi Two (2) Free Elective Courses 6
Hindi (Score of 5+) Three (3) Free Elective Courses 9
Italian ITAL 1101 and ITAL 1102 Elementary Italian I and II 6
Italian (Score of 5+) ITAL 1101, ITAL 1102, and ITAL 2201 Elementary Italian I and II and Intermediate Italian I 9
Japanese Two (2) Free Elective Courses 6
Japanese (Score of 5+) Three (3) Free Elective Courses 9
Korean Two (2) Free Elective Courses 6
Korean (Score of 5+) Three (3) Free Elective Courses 9
Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional) CHIN 1101 and CHIN 1102 Conversational Chinese I and II 6
Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional) (Score of 5+) CHIN 1101, CHIN 1102, and CHIN 2201 Conversational Chinese I and II and Intermediate Chinese I 9
Polish Two (2) Free Elective Courses 6
Polish (Score of 5+) Three (3) Free Elective Courses 9
Russian RUSS 1101 and RUSS 1102 Elementary Russian I and II 6
Russian (Score of 5+) RUSS 1101, RUSS 1102, and RUSS 2201 Elementary Russian I and II and Intermediate Russian I 9
Spanish SPAN 1101 and SPAN 1102 Elementary Spanish I and II 6
Spanish (Score of 5+) SPAN 1101, SPAN 1102, and SPAN 2201 Elementary Spanish I and II and Intermediate Spanish I 9