Advanced Placement

Students with Advanced Placement credit must provide Admissions with an official copy of their test scores.  You can verify your AP credit in your MyUCSC portal

Below is a list of AP credit by subject and test score, the UCSC course credit equivalent to that score, the course(s) that score allows you to enroll in, and the major credit you receive towards your chemistry major:

NOTE:  Advanced Placement Credit varies by major

AP Subject Score UCSC equivalency: Enroll in: Chemistry Major Credit:
Calculus AB 3+ MATH 3 MATH 11A or 19A none
Calculus AB 4, 5 MATH 11A, 19A MATH 20A, 11B, or 19B MATH 11A
Calculus BC 3+ MATH 11A, 19A MATH 20A, 11B, or 19B MATH 11A
Calculus BC 4, 5 MATH 11AB, 19AB MATH 20A, 22 or 23A MATH 11AB
Chemistry 3, 4 units only CHEM 1A none
Chemistry 5 CHEM 1A CHEM 1B/M or 1C/N CHEM 1A
Physics 3+ units only NA none