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Advanced Placement

North Park University grants advanced placement credit on the basis of the Advanced Placement tests of the College Entrance Examination Board for courses, which normally would be introductory for first-year students in a university. A student is not eligible to receive Advanced Placement in any college course that he/she has previously audited or taken for credit.

Students wanting to pursue a major/minor in a field in which they received AP credit must consult the department chairperson.

Credit will post to a student's transcript once the student has officially enrolled in North Park University.  A maximum of 30 credits will be awarded.

To request your AP scores be sent to North Park University you can contact the College Entrance Examination Board at (888) 225-5427. North Park University's college code is 1556.

North Park grants credit according to the guidelines below:

Exam

Grade Required

Semester Hours

Applies to Major

NPU Courses

Am Gov/Politics 4-5 4 Yes POGO 1600
Comp Gov/Politics 4-5 4 Yes POGO 2300
Art - 2 Dimensional Design 4-5 CQ CQ CQ
Art - 3 Dimensional Design 4-5 CQ CQ CQ
Art-Studio Drawing 4-5 CQ CQ CQ
Art-Studio General 4-5 CQ CQ CQ
Art-History 4-5 CQ CQ CQ
Biology 4-5 6 Yes BIOL 1260/1280
Chemistry 4-5 8 Yes CHEM 1150/1160*
Computer Science A 4-5 8 Yes CSIS 1220/2230
Computer Science AB 4 8 Yes CSIS 1220/2230
5 12 Yes CSIS 1220/2230/3250
English Lang-Comp 4-5 4 No WRIT 1050
English Comp-Lit 4-5 6 No WRIT 1050/ENG 1750
Environmental Science 4-5 2 No BIOL 1180
French Language 3-5 8 Yes Exempt 1010/1020; Credit in 2010/2020
German Language 3-5 8 Yes Exempt in 1010/1020; Credit in 2010/2020
History-American 4-5 8 Yes HIST 2110/2120
History-European 4-5 4 Yes HIST 1000, 2210 or 2200*
History-World 4-5 4 Yes HIST 1000, 2210 or 2200*
Human Geography 4-5 4 No SOC 1991
Macroeconomics 4-5 4 Yes BSE 2211
Microeconomics 4-5 4 Yes BSE 2212
Math-Calculus AB or AB Subscore 4-5 4 Yes MATH 1510
Math-Calculus BC 4-5 8 Yes MATH 1510/1520
Music Theory 4-5 4 Yes MUS 1080
Physics B-Intro 4-5 8 No PHYS 1110/1120*
Physics C-Mechanics 4-5 4 Yes PHYS 1210*
Physics C-E-M 4-5 4 Yes PHYS 1220*
Psychology 4-5 4 Yes PSYC 1000
Spanish Language 3-5 8 Yes Exempt in 1010/1020; Credit in 2010/2020
Spanish Literature 4-5 4 Yes Two of the following: SPAN 3100, 3200, 3300 and/or 3400*
Statistics 4-5 4 No STAT 1490

CQ : Conditionally qualified based on interview with appropriate department chairperson.

* : Student must consult with appropriate department chairperson to receive AP credit.