AP Credit Policy

Advanced Placement Biology (AP) Credit Policy

Advanced Placement (AP), A-level, and International Baccalaureate (IB) credit cannot substitute for any

Mary with a patch of grass

Mary Buford Turnage ’19 participating in a CEL project on Isabella Island, Galapagos, to remove invasive grasses from a freshwater marsh in Short Term 2017.

course offered by the Biology Department and does not reduce the number of biology courses required for the major. Although a score of 4 or 5 on the biology AP exam may count as one of the 32 credits required for graduation, Advanced Placement (AP) credit does not count toward the major. This revised policy begins with the class of 2017.