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Test and Placement Credit including N.C. School of Science and Math

Carolina participates in the Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, A-Level, and French Baccalaureate programs and awards credit based on the following schedules.These schedules are reviewed annually by the faculty and are subject to change without notice.

To be considered for credit and/or placement, students must ask the appropriate testing service to send us their official test results.

We also offer placement in foreign language, English, and mathematics based on other national tests, as well as credit for coursework at the N.C. School of Science and Math.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS

Exam

Minimum Score

Awarded Credit for the Following Courses

Credit Hours Awarded

Art History 5 Art History 152 3
Art Studio Drawing 4 Art Studio 104 0
Art 2D 4 Art Studio 102 0
Art 3D 4 Art Studio 103 0
Biology 3 Biology 101, 101L 4
Biology 5 Biology 101, 101L, 279, 279L 8
Calculus AB 2 Math 110P, 129P 0
Calculus AB Subscore 2 Math 110P, 129P 0
Calculus AB 3 Math 110P, 129P, 231 4
Calculus AB Subscore 3 Math 110P, 129P, 231 4
Calculus BC 3 Math 110P, 129P, 231, 232 8
Chemistry 3 Chemistry 101, 101L 4
Chemistry 5 Chemistry 101, 101L, 102,102L 8
Chinese 3 Chinese 203
Students who wish to continue Chinese at UNC must take a departmental placement exam
4
Computer Science A 5 Comp Sci 110 3
Computer Science Principles 5 Comp Sci 110 3
Economics – Either Micro or Macro 4 Economics 100 3
Economics – Both Micro and Macro 4 Economics 100, 101 6
English Language and Composition 4 English 110 3
English Literature 5 English 191 3
Environmental Science 4 Environmental Studies 202 4
European History 4 History 152 3
French Language and Culture 4 French 203, 204 6
Geography (Human) 3 Geog 120 3
German Language 3 German 203, 204 6
US Government and Politics 4 Poli Sci 100 3
Italian Language and Culture 4 Italian 203, 204 6
Japanese 4 Japanese 203
Students who wish to continue Japanese at UNC must take a departmental placement exam
4
Latin 4 Latin 203, 204 6
Music Theory 3 Music 121 3
Music Theory 5 Music 121, 130,131 7
Physics B 5 Physics 104, 105 8
Physics 1 4 Physics 104 4
Physics 2 4 Physics 105 4
Physics C Mechanics 4 Physics 104 4
Physics C E&M 4 Physics 105 4
Psychology 4 Psychology 101 3
Spanish Language and Culture 4 Spanish 203, 204 6
Spanish Literature and Culture 4 Spanish 203, 204, 261 9
Statistics 3 Statistics and Operations Research 151 3
Statistics 4 Statistics and Operations Research 155 3
US History 4 History 128 3
World History 4 History elective 3


INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SCORES

Appropriate credit/placement will be awarded by the end of July for any enrolling student who has sent official scores.

Subject Minimum Score Awarded Credit for the Following Courses Credit Hours Awarded
Art Studio HL 6 Art Studio 104 0
Art Studio SL 6 Art Studio 104 0
Biology HL 5 Biology 101, 101L 4
Biology HL 6 Biology 101,101L,279,279L 8
Chemistry HL 5 Chemistry 101,101L,102,102L 8
Chinese SL 5 Chinese 203
Students who wish to continue Chinese at UNC must take a departmental placement exam
4
Chinese HL 4 Chinese 203
Students who wish to continue Chinese at UNC must take a departmental placement exam
4
Economics HL 5 Economics 101 3
Economics SL 5 Economics 101 3
English A1 HL 5 English 191 3
French B SL 5 French 203, 204 6
French B HL 5 French 203, 204 6
French A Language and Literature 5 French 203, 204 6
French A Literature 5 French 203, 204, 260 9
German B HL 5 German 203, 204 6
German A1 HL 5 German 203, 204, 303 9
German A2 HL 5 German 203, 204, 301 9
History Africa HL 5 History 130, 140 6
History Americas HL 5 History 128, 140 6
History of Asia and Oceania HL 5 Hist 134, 140 6
History Europe HL 5 History 140, 152 6
Italian HL 5 Italian 203, 204 6
Italian SL 5 Italian 203, 204 6
Japanese 5 Japanese 203
Students who wish to continue Japanese at UNC must take a departmental placement exam
4
Latin SL 6 Placement into Latin 204 0
Latin SL 7 Latin 203, 204 6
Latin HL 5 Placement into Latin 204 0
Latin HL 6 Latin 203,204 6
Math SL 5 Math 110P, 129P 0
Math HL 5 Math 110P, 129P, 231, 232 8
Music Comp HL 5 Music 141 3
Philosophy HL 5 Philosophy 101 3
Physics HL 7 Physics 104, 105 8
Psychology HL 5 Psych 101 3
Spanish B SL 5 Spanish 203, 204 6
Spanish B HL 5 Spanish 203, 204 6
Spanish A Language and Literature 5 Spanish 203, 204 6
Spanish A Literature 5 Spanish 203, 204, 261 9
Visual Arts HL 6 Art 104 3
World Religion SL 5 Religion 101 3


ADVANCED LEVEL GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (A-LEVEL)

Credit is awarded for courses with a grade of C or higher.

British A-Level Course UNC Course Equivalent Credit Hours Awarded
Accounting Business 100 3
Biology Biology 101, 101L, 202 8
Chemistry Chemistry 101, 101L 4
Classics Classics 121, 361 6
Economics Economics 101 3
English Literature English 120, 121 6
French French 203, 204 6
Geography Geography 110, 120 6
German German 203, 204 6
Government & Politics Political Science 100, 232 6
History History Elective 3
Mathematics Mathematics 110P, 129P, 231, 232 8
Philosophy Philosophy 101 3
Physical Education Exercise & Sport Science 101, 175 6
Physics Physics 104, 105 8
Politics Political Science 100, 232 6
Religious Studies Religious Studies 106 3
Spanish Spanish 203, 204 6
Sociology Soci 101 3
Theatre Studies Drama 115, 116, 120 9


CAMBRIDGE PRE-UNIVERSITY (PRE-U)

Credit is awarded for courses with a grade of M3 or higher.

Pre-U Course
UNC Course Equivalent Credit Hours Awarded
History-Europe History 158 3


FRENCH BACCALAUREATE EXAM

Credit is awarded for exams with a mark of 10 or higher. Both the French-Written and French-Speaking exam scores must be 10 or higher, and both scores are averaged for a single score. If either score is below 10, even if the average total is 10 or higher, credit will not be awarded.

Exam UNC Course Equivalent Credit Hours Awarded
Economics and Social Sciences Economics 101 3
English English 191 3
French French 203, 204 6
History and Geography History 140, 152 6
Mathematics Mathematics 110P, 129P, 231, 232 8
Philosophy Philosophy 101 3
Science Biology 101, 101L 4
Spanish Spanish 203, 204 6

 

CLEP EXAMS

Exam Minimum Score Placement into the Following Courses
Credit Hours Awarded
French II 63 French 204 Placement credit for 203; 0 hours awarded
Spanish II (SPII) 63 Spanish 204 Placement credit for 203; 0 hours awarded

 

SCOTTISH EXAMINATIONS AUTHORITY (SQA)

If students take this exam, they will need to submit an official exam score to our office and we will manually award test credit.

SQA Subject Minimum Score Awarded Credit for the Following Courses Credit Hours Awarded
Advanced Higher Physics A2 PHYS 104 and 105 8

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

SAT II Placement Into the Following Course Credit Awarded
FRENCH (SAT II French and SAT II French with Listening accepted)
350-440 101 none
450-470 105 none
480-540 203 none
550-590 204 Placement credit for 203, no credit hours awarded
600-690 255 or 260 203 and 204
700 & above Placement by department interview 203 and 204
Spanish (SAT II Spanish and SAT II Spanish with Listening accepted)
350-440 101 none
450-470 105 none
480-540 203 none
550-590 204 Placement credit for 203, no credit hours awarded
600-690 255 or 261 203 and 204
700 & above Placement by department interview 203 and 204
LATIN
500 & below Latin 101 none
510-540 Latin 102 none
550 – 600 Latin 203 none
610-650 Latin 204 Placement credit for 203, no credit hours awarded
660 & above Latin 221 Latin 203, 204
GERMAN (SAT II German and SAT II German with Listening accepted)
450 & below German 101 none
460-500 German 102 none
510-550 German 203 none
560-640 German 204 Placement credit for 203, no credit hours awarded
650 & above German 301, 303 German 203, 204
CHINESE
650 & above Placement by department exam Chinese 203
JAPANESE
650 & above Placement by department exam Japanese 203
KOREAN
650 & above Placement by department exam Korean 203

ENGLISH

Beginning in Fall 2012, the English department started offering a new foundation course, ENGL 105, which took the place of ENGL 101 and 102. All students entering in Fall 2012 and beyond are required to take this course; there is no exemption through test placement. Only transfer students lacking credit for ENGL 105 will be able to take the portfolio examination.

For additional information on English placement, please see the English department website.

MATH

For information about placement, please see the Department of Mathematics’ website on math placement.

 

 

 

 

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