Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies

 

Oakton awards credit for Advance Placement Exams with a score of 3 or higher. 

Examination
Minimum Score forAwarding Credit
Semester Credit Hours
Oakton Course Equivalent

AP Capstone

Research

 

3

Social Science Elective

Seminar

 

3

Social Science Elective

Arts

Art History

3

6

ART 111, 112

Studio Art: 2D Design

3

3

ART 105

Studio Art: 3D Design

3

3

ART 107

Studio Art: Drawing

3

3

ART 131

Music Theory

3

6

MUS 121, 122

English

English Language and Composition

3

3

EGL 101

English Literature and Composition

3

3

EGL 129

History and Social Science

Government and Politics Comparative

3

3

PSC 201

European History

3

6

HIS 131, 132

Human Geography

3

3

GEG 122

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101

U.S. Government and Politics

3

3

PSC 101

U.S. History

3

6

HIS 111, 112

World History

3

3

Social Science elective

Math and Computer Science

Calculus AB

3

5

MAT 250

Calculus BC

3

9

MAT 250, 251

Computer Science A

3

3

CSC 156

Computer Science Principles

3

3

CIS 101

Statistics

3

3

MAT 131

Sciences

Biology

3

4

5

4

4

8

BIO 121

BIO 121

BIO 121, 122

Chemistry

3

4-5

4

8

CHM 121

CHM 121,122

Environmental Science

3

4

BIO 106

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

Science Elective

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

Science Elective

Physics 1 Algebra-Based

3

4

Science Elective

Physics 2: Algebra-Based

3

8

PHY 131, 132 (Must get 3 or higher on both Physics 1 and Physics 2.)

World Languages and Culture

Chinese Language and Culture

3

8

CHI 101, 102

French Language and Culture

3

8

FRE 101, 102

German Language and Culture

3

8

GER 101, 102

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

ITL 101, 102

Japanese Language and  Culture

3

8

JPN 101, 102

Latin

3

8

Language elective

Spanish Language and Culture

3

8

SPN 101, 102

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPN 210