Advanced Placement Program (AP Credit)

Russell Sage College recognizes achievements of secondary students who participate in the Advanced Placement Program (APP) of The College Board. Academic departments and the Registrar administer specific AP policies. Note: credits earned through AP coursework transfers into Sage as credits from a 2-year school.

The following table defines the minimum score required and credit awarded for each of the exams.

Exam Score (minimum) Course Equivalent Cr.
Art History 3 ARH 206 3
Art: Studio Art - Drawing 3 AEM 101 3
Art: Studio Art - 2D 3 AEM 105 3
Art: Studio Art - 3D 3 AEM 106 3
Biology 4 BIO 101/BIO 101L 4
Biology 5 BIO 101/BIO 101L, BIO 102/BIO 102L 8
Calculus AB or Subscore AB 3 MAT ELCT/Quant Reas credit 3
Calculus AB or Subscore AB 4 MAT 201 4
Calculus BC 3 MAT ELCT/Quantitative Reasoning credit 3
Calculus BC 4 MAT 202 4
Chemistry 3 CHM 111/CHM 111L 4
Chemistry 5 CHM 111/CHM 111L & CHM 112/CHM 112L 8
Computer Science A 3 CSI ELCT 3
Computer Science AB 3 CSI ELCT 3
Economics: Macro 3 ECO 201 3
Economics: Micro 3 ECO 202 3
English Literature & Composition 3 ENG 154 3
Environmental Science 3 BIO 110 3
French Language 3 FRE 201 3
French Language 4 FRE 202 3
French Language 5 FRE 211 3
German Language 3 GER 201 3
Govt & Politics: US 3 POL 101 3
Govt & Politics: Comparative 3 POL 103 3
History: US 3 HST 105, HST 106 6
History: European 3 HST ELCT 3
History: World 3 HST ELCT 3
Human Geography 3 SOC ELCT 3
Music Literature 3 MUS ELCT 3
Music Theory 3 MUS ELCT 3
Physics 1 3 PHY ELCT 3
Physics 1 4 PHY 101/PHY 101L 4
Physics 2 3 PHY ELCT 3
Physics 2 4 PHY 102/PHY 102L 4
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHY 101/PHY 101L 4
Physics C: Elec & Magnetism 3 PHY ELCT 3
Psychology 3 PSY 101 3
Spanish Language 3 SPA 201 3
Spanish Language 4 SPA 202 3
Spanish Language 5 SPA 211 3
Spanish Literature 3 SPA 201 3
Spanish Literature 5 SPA 315 3
Statistics 3 MAT 220 3