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Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Credit

Credit is awarded for the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) examinations on which a student scores four or higher, as detailed below.

Melbourne Campus Students

SUBJECT SCORE FLORIDA TECH EQUIVALENT
(credit awarded)
Science
Biology 4 BIO 1010 (4)
  5 BIO 1010 (4) & BIO 1020 (4)
Chemistry 4 CHM 1101 (4)
  5 CHM 1101 (4) & CHM 1102 (4)
Capstone Research 4, 5 COM 1101 (3)
Capstone Seminar 4, 5 Free Elective (3)
Computer Science Principles  4, 5 CSE 1010 (3)
Environmental Science 4, 5 ENS 1001 (3)
Physics B 4, 5 EDS 1031 (3) or Science 1xxx Elective (3)
Physics C-Mech 4, 5 PHY 1001 (4)
Physics C-E/M  4, 5 PHY 2002 (4)
Physics 1 4, 5 EDS 1031 (3) or Science 1xxx Elective (3)
Physics 2 4, 5 EDS 1031 (3) or Science 1xxx Elective (3)
Mathematics and Computer Science
Calculus AB 4, 5 MTH 1001 (4)
Calculus BC 4, 5 MTH 1001 (4) & MTH 1002 (4)
Computer Science A 4, 5 CSE 1001 (4)
Statistics 4, 5 MTH Elective (3)
English
Language & Comp. 4, 5 COM 1101 (3)
Literature & Comp.  4, 5 COM 1102 (3)
Humanities and Social Science
Art History 4, 5 Humanities Elective (3)
Human Geography 4, 5 Social Science Elective (3)
Music Theory 4, 5 MUS 1310 (3)
Studio Art, Drawing 4, 5 Free Elective (3)
Studio Art, 3D Design 4, 5 Free Elective (3)
Studio Art, 2D Design 4, 5 Free Elective (3)
Macroeconomics  4, 5 BUS 2303 (3)
Microeconomics  4, 5 BUS 2304 (3)
Psychology  4, 5 PSY 1411 (3)
U.S. Gov't. & Politics  4, 5 Social Science Elective (3)
Comp. Gov't. & Politics  4, 5 Social Science Elective (3)
U.S. History 4, 5 Humanities Elective (3)
European History  4, 5 Humanities Elective (3)
World History 4, 5 Humanities Elective (3)
Languages
French Language 4, 5 LNG 2101 and LNG 2102 (6)
German Language  4, 5 LNG 2201 and LNG 2202 (6)
Italian Language 4, 5 LNG 2xxx (6)
Latin 4, 5 LNG 2xxx (6)
Spanish Language  4, 5 LNG 2301 and LNG 2302 (6)
Spanish Literature  4, 5 HUM 2xxx (3)
Chinese Language 4, 5 LNG 2xxx (6)
Japanese Language 4, 5  LNG 2xxx (6)

A Melbourne campus student receiving a grade of three or better on AP examinations in most subjects, but not receiving Florida Tech credit under the above provisions, is encouraged to petition to take an equivalency examination, if offered, for further evaluation of possible credit.

Florida Tech University Online Students

Credit is awarded to Florida Tech Online students for the College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP) examinations on which a student scores four or higher, as detailed above, with the following exceptions: 

SUBJECT SCORE CREDIT
Science
Biology 4, 5 EDS 1022 (3)
Chemistry 4, 5 EDS 1021 (3)
Physics B 4, 5 EDS 1021 (3)
Physics 1 4, 5 EDS 1021 (3)
Physics 2 4, 5 EDS 1021 (3)
Mathematics and Computer Science
Computer Science A 4, 5 CIS Elective (3)
Statistics 4, 5 MTH 1703 (3)
Humanities and Social Sciences
Macroeconomics 4, 5 EEC 2303 (3)
Microeconomics 4, 5 EEC 2304 (3)