AP, IB, CLEP, & College Credit

Advanced Placement (AP)

Credit may be granted for AP exam scores of 3, 4, or 5. Credit awarded varies by the major a student decides to pursue. There is more information about AP credit and the AP exam on the College Board's website.

CLEP

Credit may be granted for CLEP passing percentile scores of 50 or better. There is more information about CLEP scores on the College Board's website.

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

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