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College Board AP Score Credit

Effective with the passing of Illinois House Bill 3428 (8/13/2015), any AP test taken beginning SPRING 2016 will receive credit.

Contact Admissions & Records for AP tests taken prior to Fall 2017.

Refer to the chart below for AP tests taken in the 2017-18 academic year.

Official AP scores from the College Board must be sent to Sauk Valley Community College to be reviewed for potential credit.

For more information about alternative credit options, refer to the SVCC catalog.

Course Equivalents may vary based on portfolio review, etc.

AP TestAcceptable scoreCourseCredit
ART & MUSIC
Art History *5 or 4 ART 1183
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
Art Drawing *5 onlyART 113 or Elective3
4 onlyART Elective3
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
Music Theory5 or 4MUS 1013
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
3-D Design *5 onlyART 102 or elective3
4 onlyART Elective
3 onlyGeneral Elective
2-D Design *5 onlyArt 101 or elective3
4 onlyART Elective3
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
ENGLISH
English Lang & Comp5 or 4 or 3ENG 1013
English Lit & Comp5 or 4 or 3ENG 1603
Foreign Language
Spanish Language and Culture5 or 4LAN 1614
3 onlyElective Credit4
Spanish Literature and Culture5 or 4LAN 1614
3 onlyElective Credit4
All other language courses3 or aboveElective Credit4
Mathematics and Natural Science
Biology5 or 4BIO 1055
3 onlyBIO 1034
Environmental Science5 or 4 or 3BIO 1403
Chemistry5CHE 1065
CHE 1055
3 or 4CHE 1054
Physics 1 (Algebra Based)3 or higherPHY 1754
Physics 2 (Algebra Based)3 or higherPHY 1754
Physics 1 and 2 (both exams)4 or higher on bothPHY 201 and 20210
Physics5 or 4PHY 2015
3 onlyPHY 1754
Physics B3 onlyPHY 2015
PHY 2025
Physics C: Mechanics3 onlyPHY 2115
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism3 onlyPHY 2125
Calculus AB (or subscore AB)5 or 4 or 3MAT 2034
Calculus BC5 or 4MAT 2034
MAT 2044
3 onlyMAT 2034
Statistics5 or 4 or 3MAT 2403
Social Studies
US History5 or 4 or 3HIS 2213
HIS 2223
Government & Politics: US5 or 4 or 3GOV 1633
Comparative Government5 or 4 or 3GOV 2323
European History5 or 4 or 3HIS 1323
World History3 or aboveHIS elective3
Macroeconomics5 or 4 or 3ECO 2113
Microeconomics5 or 4 or 3ECO 2123
Human Geography5 or 4 or 3GEO 1223
Psychology5 or 4 or 3PSY 1033
Computer Science
Computer Science A5 or 4 or 3CIS 1503
Computer Science Principles5 or 4 or 3Elective Credit3

*Note: Student  will present portfolio to art instructor for review.  The review will determine type of credit awarded.