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AP credit cannot be used to satisfy the campus general education (GE) requirements, except as they may be applied to the English Composition component of the Literacy with Words and Images requirement.

Art History
Score of 5, exempt Art History 1A-1B-1C; partially satisfies Area (breadth) requirements for the A.B. degree in the College of Letters and Science.

Art (Studio)
Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for all Studio Art exams.
Drawing Portfolio: Score of 4 or 5, exempt Art 2. Scores of 3, 4, or 5 partially satisfies Area (breadth) requirements for the A.B. degree in the College of Letters and Science.

Biology
Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; exempt Biological Sciences 10. Biological Sciences 2A is the first course taken by most life science majors.

Chemistry

Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science. Score of 3 or 4, exempt Chemistry 10. Score of 5, exempt Chemistry 2A. Chemistry 2A may be taken for credit, but Chemistry 2AH-2BH-2CH is preferred.

Computer Science
Note: 4 transferable unit maximum for Computer Science A and Computer Science AB exams; Computer Science AB is no longer offered.
Computer Science A: Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science.
Computer Science AB: Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science. Score of 4 or 5, exempt Engineering Computer Science 30; credit for Computer Science and Engineering 30 may serve as prerequisite for Computer Science and Engineering 40 with consent of instructor. In the College of Engineering, score of 3 earns unrestricted elective credit.
Computer Science Principles: Exempt Engineering Computer Science 15.  Engineering Computer Science 15 may be taken for credit. In the College of Engineering, score of 3, 4 or 5 earns unrestricted electives credit.


Economics
Microeconomics: Exempt Economics 1A.
Macroeconomics: Exempt Economics 1B.

English

Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for all English exams.
Either test: Satisfies the Entry-Level Writing requirement; score of 4 or 5, exempt English 3, University Writing Program 1. In the College of Biological Sciences, score of 4 or 5 satisfies 4 lower-division units of the college’s English composition requirement; in College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and College of Letters and Science, score of 4 or 5 satisfies first course toward the English composition requirement. 

Environmental Science

Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; exempt Environmental Science and Policy 10.

French Literature
Exempt upper division. 

Government and Politics
United States: Effective with May 2015 exam, credit for Politicial Science 1 will no longer be awarded and American History and Institutions requirement will no longer be satisfied.
Comparative: Effective with May 2015 exam, credit for Political Science 2 will no longer be awarded.

History
United States: Exempt History 17A-17B; History 17A-17B may be taken for full credit. Satisfies American History and Institutions requirement.
European: Exempt History 4B-4C; History 4A-4B may be taken for full credit.

Language Other Than English

Each test: In the College of Letters and Science and the College of Biological Sciences, language examinations, except the Latin exam, satisfy the foreign language requirement. 

French Language; French Language and Culture: Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for French Language and French Language and Culture examinations. Maximum credit awarded to the examination with the highest score. Score of 3, exempt French 3; score of 4, exempt French 21; score of 5, exempt French 22.

German Language; German Language and Culture: Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for German Language and German Language and Culture examinations. Maximum credit awarded to the examination with the highest score.  Score of 3, exempt German 3; score of 4, exempt German 20; score of 5, exempt German 21.

Italian Language and Culture: Score of 3, exempt Italian 3; score of 4, exempt Italian 4; score of 5, exempt Italian 5.

Spanish Language; Spanish Language and Culture: Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for Spanish Language and Spanish Language and Culture examinations. Maximum credit awarded to the examination with the highest score. Score of 3, exempt Spanish 21; score of 4, exempt Spanish 22; score of 5, exempt Spanish 23.

Spanish Literature; Spanish Literature and Culture: Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for Spanish Literature and Spanish Literature and Culture. Maximum credit awarded to the exam with the highest score. Score of 3, exempt Spanish 23; score of 4 or 5, exempt Spanish 24

Latin and Latin (Vergil): Exempt Latin 2. Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for Latin and Latin (Vergil) examinations (offered May 2013 and beyond). Maximum credit awarded to the examination with highest score.

Mathematics

Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for all Mathematics-Calculus exams. Score of 3, 4, 5 for all Mathematics—Calculus exams satisfies UC-M admission eligibility area.
Calculus AB: Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; score of 4 or 5, exempt Mathematics 12, 16A, 17A or 21A; Mathematics 16A, 17A or 21A may be taken for full credit. Credit for Mathematics 16A, 17A or 21A equivalents may serve as prerequisite for Mathematics 16B, 17B or 21B.
Calculus BC: Earns 8 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science. Score of 3 or 4, exempt Mathematics 12, 16A, 17A or 21A; Mathematics 16A, 17A or 21A may be taken for full credit; Mathematics 16A, 17A or 21A equivalents may serve as prerequisite for Mathematics 16B, 17B or 21B. Score of 5, exempt Mathematics 12, 16A-16B, 17A-17B or 21A-21B; Mathematics 16A, 16B, 17A, 17B, 21A or 21B may be taken for full credit; Mathematics 16A, 16B, 17A, 17B, 21A or 21B equivalents may serve as a prerequisite for Mathematics 16B, 16C, 17B, 17C, 21B or 21C. Students electing to register in Mathematics 12, 16A, 17A or 21 A are subject to the Mathematics Placement Requirement (MPR). For details visit math.ucdavis.edu/undergrad/math_placement.

Music Theory
Exempt Music 3A. Prior to the May 2016 exam, exempt Music 10. Partially satisfied Area (breadth) requirements for the A.B. degree in the College of Letters and Science.

Physics
Note: 8 transferable unit maximum for all Physics exams.
Physics 1: Earns 4 units toward Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; score of 4 or 5, exempt Physics 1A, 1B.
Physics 2: Earns 4 units toward Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; score of 4 or 5, exempt Physics 1A.
Physics B: Earns 8 units toward Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science. Score of 4 or 5, exempt Physics 1A-1B.
Physics C Mechanics: Earns 4 units toward Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science; score of 4 or 5, exempt Physics 1A. 
Physics C Electricity and Magnetism: Earns 4 units toward Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science.

Psychology
Score of 5, exempt Psychology 1.

Statistics

Earns 4 units Natural Sciences credit or preparatory courses for science majors in the College of Letters and Science. Score of 4 or 5, exempt Statistics 13; Statistics 13 may be taken for full credit.