Advanced Placement (AP) Testing

Get university credit for high school curriculum

Still in high school? Consider jump starting your college career by taking eligible Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and earn Lewis credit hours before you get here by earning a minimum AP exam score.

Subject Areas
Lewis Credit
AP Exam
Score Needed
Credit Hours Earned
Art History
Fine Arts / Humanities
Gen Ed- 01-391
Art History I
3 or higher
3
Biology
Mathematics / Science
Gen Ed- 02-100 Intro to Biology
4 or 5
3
Calculus AB
Mathematics / Science
Gen Ed-13-200 Calculus I
3 or higher
4
Calculus BC
Mathematics / Science
Gen Ed - 13-200 Calculus I and 13-201 Calculus II
3 or higher
8
Chemistry
Mathematics / Science
Gen Ed- 03-106 Chemistry
3 or higher
3
Computer Science
Computer Science- 70-180 C Programming
3 or higher
3
Economics

Microeconomics

Macroeconomics


Economics- 04-201 Microeconomics

Social Science Gen Ed- 04-200 Macroeconomics


3 or higher

3 or higher

 

3

3

English

Language and Composition

Literature and Composition


Communication
Gen Ed- 06-111 College Writing I

Fine Arts/Humanities
Gen Ed- 06-220 Topics in Lit.


4 or 5


3 or higher 3


3


3
Environmental Science
Mathematics / Science
Gen Ed- 02-106 Topics in Environmental Science
4 or 5
3
European History
History Elective Credit
3 or higher
3
French

Language

Literature


Language Elective Credit

Language Elective Credit


3 or higher

3 or higher


3

3
German

Language

Literature


Language Elective Credit

Language Elective Credit


3 or higher

3 or higher


3

3
U.S. Government & Politics

Comparative Government & Politics
Social Science
Gen Ed- 18-200 American National Government

Social Science Elective Credit
3 or higher


3 or higher
3


3
Latin
Language Elective Credit
3 or higher
3
Physics
Mathematics/Science
Gen Ed- 17-100 Elementary Laboratory Physics
3 or higher
3
Psychology
Social Science
Gen Ed- 26-100 General Psychology
3 or higher
3
Spanish

Language

Literature


Language Elective Credit

Language Elective Credit


3 or higher

3 or higher


3

3
Statistics
Mathematics Elective Credit
3 or higher
3
Studio Art
Fine Art Elective Credit
3 or higher
3
U.S. History
History Elective Credit
3 or higher
3
World History
History Elective Credit
3 or higher
3

In order to determine eligibility for Lewis credit based on AP exam scores earned, please have your official exam scores sent directly from The College Board.

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