Advanced Placement

AP Policy for students entering Fall 2014 and beyond:

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program of college level courses and examinations for high school students.  AP exams are given once each year in May at participating high schools.  Gonzaga requirements for granting credit for individual AP subject exams are listed below. 

Please contact the Office of Admission with specific questions.
AP EXAM
TEST SCORE (Minimum) CREDIT OFFERED
CLASS WAIVED
Art, History 4 (non-majors/minors only) 3 VART 115
5 3 VART 190
Art, Studio 2-D Design 4 or 5 (non-majors/minors only) 3 Fulfills Fine Art Core Requirement or General Arts & Sciences Elective
5 (majors only) * *Requires Portfolio Review by Studio Art Faculty
Art, Studio 3-D Design 4 or 5 (non majors/minors only) 3 Fulfills Fine Art Core Requirement or General Arts & Sciences Elective
5 (majors only) * *Requires Portfolio Review by Studio Art Faculty
Art, Studio Drawing 4 or 5 (non majors/minors only) 3 Fulfills Fine Art Core Requirement or General Arts & Sciences Elective
5 (majors only) * *Requires Portfolio Review by Studio Art Faculty
Biology 4 or 5 3 Biology 100 (no lab credit)
5 (majors only) 3 3 credits for Biology 105 (no lab credit)
Chemistry 4 4 3 credits for Chemistry 199/1 credit for 199L
5 4 3 credits for Chemistry 199/1 for 199L
                            OR
3 credits for Chemistry 101/1 credits for 101L
Computer Science A 4 3 Computer Science 121
Economics, Micro 4 3 Economics 201
Economics, Macro 4 3 Economics 202
English, Language and Composition 4 3 English 190
5 3 English 101
English, Literature and Composition 4 or 5 3 English 102
Environmental Science 4 or 5 3 Biology 100 (no lab credit)
5 (majors only) 3 Environmental Science 103 (no lab credit)
History, European 4 3 History 102
History, U.S. 4 3 History 201
History, World 4 3 History 112
French, Language 4 4 French 101
5 8 French 101 and 102
German, Language 4 4 German 101
5 8 German 101 and 102
Government and Politics, Comparative 4 3 Political Science 103
Government and Politics, U.S. 4 3 Political Science 101
Latin Literature 4 3 Latin 201
Math, Calculus, AB 4 4 Math 157
Math, Calculus, BC 4 4 Math 157
5 8 Math 157 and 258
Music: Aural & Nonaural 4 (both sections) 1 Music 161L
Music Listening/Literature 4 3 Music 171
Music Theory 4 3 Music 161
Physics B 4 4 3 credits for Physics 100 / 1 credit for Physics 100L
5 9 4 credits for Physics 101 / 4 credits for Physics 102 / 1 credit for Physics 102L
Physics C, Electricity & Magnetism 4 4 3 credits of lecture / 1 credit of lab for a general science core requirement 
Physics C, Mechanics 4 4 3 credits for Physics 100 / 1 credit for Physics 100L
5 4 3 credits for Physics 100 / 1 credit for Physics 100L and eligibility to take departmental exam for 3 credits of Physics 103 and 0 credits of Physics 103R instead (no lab credit)
Psychology 4 3 Psychology 101
Spanish, Language 4 4 Spanish 101
5 8 Spanish 101 and 102
Statistics 4 3 Math 121