2018-2019 Catalog

Advanced Placement

CSU Dominguez Hills grants credit toward its undergraduate degrees for successful completion of examinations of the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. Students who present scores of three or better will be granted up to six semester units (nine quarter units) of college credit.
Advanced Placement (AP) Credit can count for General Education (GE), lower division major/minor requirements, or elective credit. Students must submit official Advanced Placement scores to the Office of Admissions before credit is awarded.
The following exams satisfy CSUDH General Education requirements or major/minor courses:

 Advanced Placement Examination              
AP Examination AP Score CSUDH GE Area Met CSUDH GE Course Equivalent GE Units CSUDH Elective Course Equivalent Elective Units Total Units
Art History 3 C2   3   3 6
Biology 3 B2 & B3 BIO 102 & BIO 103 4   2 6
Calculus AB * 3 B4   3   0 3
Calculus AB * 4, 5 B4 MAT 191 3   0 3
Calculus BC * 3 B4   3   3 6
Calculus BC * 4, 5 B4 MAT 191 & MAT 193 5   1 6
Chemistry 3 B1 & B3 CHE 102 & CHE 103 4   2 6
Chinese Language & Culture 3 C3   3   3 6
Comparative Government & Politics 3 D2   3   0 3
Computer Science A* 3 N/A   0 CSC 121 3 3
Computer Science AB* 3 N/A   0   6 6
Computer Science Principles 3 B4   3   3 6
English Literature & Composition 3 A1 & C3 ENG 110  3 ENG 111  3 6
English Language & Composition 3 A1 
ENG 110  3 ENG 111 3 6
Environmental Sciences** 3 B1 & B3   4   0 4
European History 3 D2   3   3 6
French Language & Culture 3, 4 C3   3 FRE 110 & FRE 111 3 6
French Language & Culture 5 C3 FRE 220 FRE 111 3 6
German Language & Culture 3 C3   3   3 6
Human Geography 3 D2 GEO 100 3   0 3
Italian Language & Culture 3 C3   3   3 6
Japanese Language & Culture 3 C3   3   3 6
Latin 3 C3   3   3 6
Macroeconomics 3 D1 ECO 211 3   0 3
Microeconomics 3 D1 ECO 210 3   0 3
Physics 1 *** 3 B1 & B3   4   0 4
Physics 2*** 3 B1 & B3   4   0 4
Physics C*** (electricity/magnetism) 3 B1 & B3   4   0 4
Physics C*** (mechanics) 3 B1 & B3   4   0 4
Psychology 3 D1 PSY 101 3   0 3
Research N/A   0   3 3
Seminar 3 N/A   0   3 3
Spanish Language & Culture 3, 4 C3   3 SPA 110 & SPA 111 3 6
Spanish Language & Culture 5 C3   3 SPA 111 & SPA 220 3 6
Spanish Literature & Culture 3 C3   3 SPA 220 3 6
Spanish Literature & Culture 4, 5 C3 SPA 221 3 SPA 220 3 6
Statistics 3 B4   3   0 3
Statistics 4, 5 B4 MAT 131 3 SOC 220 or OMG 221 0 3
Studio Art- 2D 3 N/A   0   3 3
Studio Art- 3D 3 N/A   0   3 3
Studio Art- Drawing 3 N/A   0   3 3
U.S. Government & Politics 3 N/A 0 POL 101 3 3
U.S. History 3 D2
3 HIS 101 3 6
World History 3 D2 HIS 120 3   0 3

 * If a student passes more than one AP exam in calculus or computer science, only one examination may be applied to the baccalaureate.

** Students who pass AP Environmental Science earn 4 units of credit. Tests prior to Fall 2009 may apply to either B1+B3 or B2+B3 of GE Breadth. Fall of 2009 or later, those credits may only apply to B1+B3.

*** If a student passes more than one AP exam in physics, only six units of credit may be applied to the baccalaureate, and only four units of credit may be applied to a certification in GE Breadth.