Advanced Placement Examination Course Credit Guidelines

Students must request that their official Advanced Placement Test results be sent to:
Office of Admissions
Central Piedmont Community College
PO Box 35009
Charlotte, NC 28235

The table below shows course credit that may be granted for specific exam results.

AP Examinations Score Required Hours Granted College Courses Credited
Art History 3 3 ART 111
American (US) History 3 6 HIS 131 & HIS 132
Amer Politics 3 3 POL 120
Art Studio Drawing 0 0 No Credit
Biology 3 4 BIO 110 or BIO 111
Biology 5 8 BIO 111 and BIO 112
Calculus AB 3 4 MAT 271
Calculus BC 3 8 MAT 271 & MAT 272
Chemistry 3 4 CHM 151
Chemistry 4 8 CHM 151 and CHM 152
Comparitive Government & Politics 3 3 POL 210
Computer Science A 3 3 CIS 115
Computer Science AB 3 3 CSC 193
Computer Science Principles 3 3 CSC 122
English Language & Composition 3 3 ENG 111
English Literature & Composition 3 3 ENG 241
European History (3) (6) Do Not Offer (HIS 121, HIS 122)
French Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 3 4 FRE 111/181
French Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 4 8 FRE 112/182 and 211/281
French Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 5 8 FRE 211/281 and 212/282
French Literature (older version) 3 8 FRE 211/281 and 212/282
German Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 3 4 GER 111/181
German Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 4 8 GER 112/182 and 211/281
German Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 5 8 GER 211/281 and 212/282
German Literature (older version) 3 8 GER 211/281 and 212/282
Human Geography 3 3 GEO 111
Macroeconomics 3 3 ECO 252
Microeconomics 3 3 ECO 251
Music Listening/Literature (older version) 3 3 MUS 110
Music Theory 3 4 MUS 121
Physics 1 3 4 PHY 151
Physics 2 3 4 PHY 152
Physics B 3 8 PHY 151 and 152
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3 4 PHY 252
Physics C: Mechanics 3 4 PHY 251
Psychology 3 3 PSY 150
Spanish Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 3 4 SPA 111/181
Spanish Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 4 8 SPA 112/182 and 211/281
Spanish Language & Culture (or Language, older version) 5 8 SPA 211/281 and 212/282
Statistics 3 4 MAT 152
United States Government & Politics 3 3 POL 120
United States History 3 6 HIS 131 and 132
World History 3 8 HIS 111 and 112