Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advance Placement (AP) program, sponsored by the College Board, gives high school students the opportunity to complete college-level studies.

High school students, who have completed one or more AP exams, must have their scores sent directly to KCC before credit can be evaluated and awarded. Overall, KCC accepts limited credit hours by exam so please check with the Office of Admissions and Registration before taking multiple AP exams. KCC accepts the following exams for credit:

AP Examination

Minimum Score

Credit Granted

Equivalent Course

Humanities

Art History

3

3

Humanities Elective

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL 1623

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENGL 1613

4

3

ENGL 1623

French Language

3

3

FREN 2713

French Literature

3

3

Humanities Elective

German Language

3

3

Humanities Elective

Music Theory

3

3

Humanities Elective

Spanish Language

3

4

SPAN 2514

Spanish Literature

3

3

SPAN 2913

Studio Art: 2-D Design

3

3

ARTS 1513

Studio Art: 3-D Design

3

3

ARTS 1813

Studio Art: Drawing

3

3

ARTS 1503

Social & Behavioral Science

Economics: Macro

3

3

ECON 1553

Economics: Micro

3

3

ECON 1563

European History

3

3

Elective

Government & Politics: Comparative

3

3

PLSC 1553

Government & Politics: United States

3

3

PLSC 1513

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 1513

Psychology

3

3

PSYC 1813

US History

3

3

Elective

World History

3

3

Elective

Mathematics

Calculus AB

4

5

MATH 2515

Calculus BC

4

3

MATH 2523

Science

Biology

3

4

BIOL 1514

4

8

BIOL 1514 & BIOL 1524

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 1514

4

8

CHEM 1514 & CHEM 1524

Environmental Science

3

4

BIOL 1584

Physics B

3

8

PHYS 1514 & PHYS 1524

4

8

PHYS 2614 & PHYS 2624

Physics C

3

4

PHYS 1514

4

4

PHYS 2614