AP Courses & Score Requirements

Your scores on Advanced Placement (AP) exams might earn you credit for classes at NMC.

Get your Associate's Degree sooner by taking AP classes and exams in high school and applying those scores toward NMC classes.

Here are the required scores, and the NMC classes for which you can earn credit through AP courses:

NMC Approved Exams and Acceptable Scores

AP Exam

Required Score

NMC Course

Course Name

Credits

Art: Drawing Portfolio - Determined by department

 

Art: Drawing Portfolio - General Portfolio - Determined by department

 

Art History

4 or 5

ART 111 & 112

Hist. of Western Art

8

Biology

3

BIO 115

Biology I

4

Biology

4 or 5

BIO 115 & 116

Biology I & II

8

Calculus AB

3, 4, or 5

MTH 141

Calculus I

5

Calculus BC

3

MTH 141

Calculus I

5

Calculus BC

4 or 5

MTH 141 & 142

Calculus I & II

10

Chemistry

3

CHM 150

General Chemistry

5

Chemistry

4 or 5

CHM 150 & 151

General Chemistry

10

Comparative Government

3, 4, or 5

PLS 132

Comparative Government

3

Computer Science A

4 or 5

MTH 116

Intro to Computer Sci.

4

Computer Science AB

4 or 5

MTH 116

Intro to Computer Sci.

4

Economics - Macro.

4 or 5

ECO 201

Prin of Macroecon.

3

Economics - Micro.

4 or 5

ECO 202

Prin of Microecon.

3

English - Lang.

3, 4 or 5

ENG 111

English Composition

4

English - Lit.

3, 4 or 5

ENG 240

Intro to Literature

3

Environmental Science

4 or 5

Group I Science/Math

Environmental Science

4

French

3, 4, or 5

FRN 101 & 102

Elementary French

8

German

3, 4, or 5

MLG 111 & 112

Elementary German

8

Government & Politics

3, 4, or 5

PLS 101

Survey of Am. Gov't

3

History - European

4 or 5

HST 102

Western Civilization

4

History - US

4 or 5

HST 111 & 112

History of U.S.

8

Human Geography

4 or 5

Group 1 Social Science

Geography

3

Music Theory

4 or 5

MUS 101, 102, 103, 104

Music Theory & Sight Singing

8

Physics B

4 or 5

PHY 121, 122

General Physics I & II

8

Physics C - Mechanics

3, 4, or 5

PHY 221, 221R

Principles of Physics

5

Physics C - Elect./Mech.

3, 4, or 5

PHY 222, 222R

Principles of Physics

5

Psychology

4 or 5

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

Spanish

3, 4, or 5

SPN 121, 122

Elementary Spanish

8

Statistics

3, 4 or 5

MTH 131

Intro to Probability & Statistics

3

World History

4 or 5

Group 1 Humanities

History

4

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