Advanced Placement Examination

High school students may earn college credit by signing up for Advanced Placement courses. These classes are taught at the high schools by high school teachers. College credit is earned if students meet the score requirements listed on the chart below. When students complete the course, an AP examination is given to determine if the student will be eligible for college credit. The exams are given at the high schools during the spring of a student’s junior or senior year.

  • AP Exams are accepted for credit if students score a four (4) or better on the exam. Official scores must be sent directly from the College Board to KCKCC for students to receive academic credit for taking the
  • Students must submit their AP test scores prior to enrolling at the College. Test scores over two years old are evaluated on an individual
  • Academic credit is posted on the transcript upon successful completion of the The College’s course number is recorded on the transcript with a notation that Advanced Placement Examination credit was granted. A grade of CR indicates the student was awarded academic credit for the course.
  • Students can accumulate a total of 30 credit hours through Advanced Prior to transferring from KCKCC to a four-year institution, students should check the policy of the four-year college concerning acceptance of AP credits.
  • Students awarded credit hours through the AP program are not charged for tuition and fees at KCKCC. They are only required to pay those costs charged by the Educational Testing Service to take the exam(s).
  • Students must be enrolled at the college and satisfactorily complete course(s) during the semester they plan to receive AP

The chart below shows KCKCC/Advanced Placement equivalency courses, the AP Score, and the number of credit hours students may earn at KCKCC: 

Advanced Placement Equivalency

KCKCC Course

KCKCC Title

AP Course

AP Score

Credit

MATH 0122

Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Calculus AB

4 or better

5

CHEM 0111

College Chemistry I and Lab

Chemistry

3 or better

5

ENGL 0101

Composition I

English Lang/Comp

3 or better

3

ENGL 0102

Composition II

English Lang/Comp

4 or better**

3

 

** May receive both ENGL 121 & 122 with a score of 4 or higher

 

NASC 0231

General Physics

Physics B&C

3 or better

5

MUSC 0102

Music Literature

Music Listening & Literature

3 or better

3


Students can receive additional credit hours on other courses as listed below.

KCKCC Course

KCKCC Title

AP Course

AP Score

Credit

HIST 0104 AND

HIST 0105

United States to 1877 AND

United States Since 1877

US History

5

6

HIST 0107

Modern Europe

European History

5

3

POSC 0111

American Government

United States Government

and Politics

5

3

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