Berkeley

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All colleges 

United States History
Score of 3 or higher satisfies full American History and Institutions requirement.

United States Government and Politics
Score of 3 or higher satisfies American Institutions only.

College of Chemistry

Art History
Earns 3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Biology
For Chemical Biology or Chemical Engineering majors, score of 4 or 5 satisfies Biology 1A and 1AL.

Economics
Each test: Earns 2.7 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

English
Literature: Score of 4 earns 4 units toward breadth requirement (equivalent to English 1A); score of 5 earns 5.3 units toward breadth requirement (equivalent to English 1A-1B).

Language: Score of 4 or 5 earns 4 units toward breadth requirement (equivalent to English 1A).

Government and Politics
Each test: Earns 2.7 units credit toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

History
Each test: Earns 3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Human Geography
Earns 2.7 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Language Other Than English
Literature, each exam: For Chemical Engineering majors, earns 3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences); for Chemistry or Chemical Biology majors, satisfies Foreign Language requirement or earns 3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Language, each exam: For Chemical Engineering majors, earns 5.3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/
Social Sciences), maximum of 6 units total; for Chemistry or Chemical Biology majors, satisfies Foreign Language requirement or earns 5.3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Latin
Each test: For Chemical Engineering majors, earns 2.7 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences); for Chemistry or Chemical Biology majors, satisfies Foreign Language requirement or earns 2.7 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Mathematics
Calculus AB (or AB subscore on BC exam): Earns subject credit for Mathematics 1A.

Calculus BC: Score of 3 or 4 earns subject credit for Mathematics 1A; score of 5 earns subject credit for Mathematics 1A-1B.

Music Theory
Earns 3 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences).

Physics
Physics C, both tests: Sum of scores 9 or higher, earns credit for Physics 7A.

Psychology

Earns 2.7 units toward breadth requirement (Group II: Humanities/Social Sciences). 

College of Engineering

No more than two AP tests may be used to fulfill the College's Humanities/Social Studies requirement. Contact the College of Engineering about application of credit.

Biology
Score of 4 or 5 satisfies Biology 1A/1AL and Biology 1B.

Chemistry
Satisfies Chemistry 1A/1AL; if student's major requires Chemistry 1B, the College strongly recommends that the student enroll in Chemistry 1A/1AL before 1B.

Computer Science
Computer Science Principles: Score of 3, 4, or 5 satisfies CS10.

English
Either exam: Score of 4 or 5 satisfies English 1A.

Mathematics
Calculus AB: Satisfies Mathematics 1A. (Note: Students with a score of 3 are encouraged to take Math 1A at Berkeley.)
Calculus BC: Satisfies Mathematics 1A.
Calculus BC: Score of 4 or 5 satisfies Mathematics 1A and Mathematics 1B.

Physics
Physics Mechanics C: Score of 5 satisfies Physics 7A.

College of Environmental Design

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College of Letters and Science

Computer Science
Computer Science Principles: Score of 3, 4, or 5 satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

English
Literature and Composition: Score of 4 satisfies Part A of the Reading and Composition requirement; score of 5 satisfies the entire Reading and Composition requirement (Part A and Part B).

Language and Composition: Score of 4 or 5 satisfies Part A of the Reading and Composition requirement.

World Languages and Culture 
Chinese Language and Culture, French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, Italian Language and Culture, Japanese Language and Culture, Latin, Spanish Language and Culture or Spanish Literature and Culture: Score of 3, 4 or 5 satisfies the Foreign Language requirement.

Mathematics
Calculus AB: Score of 3, 4 or 5 satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.
Calculus BC: Score of 3, 4 or 5 satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Statistics
Score of 3, 4 or 5 satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

College of Natural Resources

For information about credit by exam, visit the college’s website or call the college at (510) 642-0542.

Haas School of Business

For information about credit by exam, visit the school's website.