Berkeley

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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 AB: Score of 4 or 5 satisfies CS 61B only. Students with a major that requires CS 61A must complete CS 61A.

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-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 AB: Satisfies Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

English
Literature: Score of 4 satisfies first half of Reading and Composition requirement; score of 5 satisfies entire Reading and Composition requirement.

Language: Score of 4 or 5 satisfies first half of Reading and Composition requirement.

History
United States: Satisfies the American History and Institutions requirement.

Language Other Than English
Each test: Satisfies Foreign Language requirement.

Mathematics
Each test: Satisfies Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Statistics
Satisfies 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.