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Advanced Placement and IB Courses

TURN YOUR AP SCORES INTO CREDITS.

High school students may earn Ensign College credit by scoring 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement tests listed below. See details about the number of credit hours granted by Ensign College and also, where applicable, the Ensign College General Education requirement that's fulfilled.

AP ExamAP Test ScoreEnsign College Credit HoursEnsign College GE Fulfilled
Art History3, 4, 20053Art 101
Studio Art Drawing (portfolio required)3, 4, 20053Art 106
Studio Art 2-D Design (portfolio required)3, 4, 2005$3Art 104
Studio Art 3-D Design (portfolio required)3, 4, 20053.00Art 104
Biology3, 4, 20053.00Life Science
Calculus AB*3, 4, 2005$7Math 110, 111
Calculus BC*3, 4, 20057.00Math 110, 111
Chemistry3, 4, 20053.00Physical Science
Macroeconomics3, 4, 20053.00Econ 162
Microeconomics3, 4, 20053Econ 161
English Language & Comp3, 4, 20053.00English 101
English Literature & Comp3, 4, 20056.00English 101, 250
Environmental Science3, 4, 20053Life Science 110
Comparative Government and Politics3, 4, 20053Political Science 110
U.S. Government and Politics3, 4, 20053Political Science 110
European History3, 4, 20053Social Science
U.S. History3, 4, 20053History 170
World History3, 4, 20053Social Science
Human Geography3, 4, 20053Physical Science
Physics B**3, 4, 20053Physical Science
Physics C-Mechanics**3, 4, 20053Physical Science
Physics C-Electricity and Magnetism**3, 4, 20053Physical Science
Psychology3, 4, 20053Social Science 101
Spanish Literature3, 4, 20053Humanities
Statistics3, 4, 20053Math 252

*Take Calculus AB or BC, not both. Students who receive a score of 2 on the BC exam can request consideration from BYU for the AB credit at the 3 score level.

**Take Physics B or both parts of Physics C.

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Turn your IB scores into credits.


Ensign College will award credit to students who have taken IB courses and who score a 5, 6, or 7 on IB exams. Specific IB credit is assessed and awarded on a case-by-case basis.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)


Ensign College will award credit to students who have taken CLEP tests. Specific CLEP credit is assessed and awarded on a case-by-case basis.

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