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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 2019.

Refer to the chart below for AP tests taken in the 2019-20 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
ARTS
Art History *5 or 4 ART 118 or ART Elective3
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
Art Drawing *5 onlyART 113 or ART Elective3
4 onlyART Elective3
3 onlyGeneral ART Elective3
Music Theory5 or 4 or 3General Elective3
3-D Design *5 onlyART 102 or ART Elective3
4 onlyART Elective
3 onlyGeneral Elective
2-D Design *5 onlyArt 101 or ART Elective3
4 onlyART Elective3
3 onlyGeneral Elective3
ENGLISH
English Lang & Comp5 or 4 or 3ENG 1013
English Lit & Comp5 or 4 or 3ENG 1603
World Languages and Cultures
Spanish Language and Culture5 or 4 or 3 LAN 1614
LAN Elective4
Spanish Literature and Culture5 or 4 or 3 LAN 1614
LAN Elective4
All other language courses5 or 4 or 3LAN Elective4
Mathematics and Sciences
Biology5 or 4BIO 1055
3 onlyBIO 1034
Environmental Science5 or 4 or 3BIO 1403
Chemistry5(CHE 1065 &
 CHE 1055 )
3 or 4CHE 1054
Physics 1 (Algebra Based)5 or 4 or 3PHY 1754
Physics 2 (Algebra Based)3 or higherPHY 1754
Physics 1 and 2 (both exams)4 or 5 on bothPHY 201 and 20210
Physics C: Mechanics5 or 4 ro 3 PHY 2115
Physics C: Electricity/Magnetism5 or 4 ro 3 PHY 2125
Calculus AB5 or 4 or 3MAT 2034
Calculus BC5 or 4(MAT 2034 &
 MAT 2044 )
3 onlyMAT 2034
Statistics5 or 4 or 3MAT 2403
History and Social Sciences
US History5 or 4 or 3HIS 2213
HIS 2223
Government & Politics: US5 or 4 or 3PSC 1633
Comparative Government5 or 4 or 3PSC 2323
European History5 or 4 or 3HIS 1323
World History5 or 4 or 3HIS 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 3CIS Elective3
Capstone Diploma Program
                                                Research5 or 4 or 3Academic Deans and Faculty will determine course/credit hours
Seminar5 or 4 or 3Academic Deans and Faculty will determine course/credit hours

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