AP & IB Policies

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Policy

Students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) classes or an International Baccalaureate (IB) program are eligible to receive D'Youville College credit. To receive credit, students must provide official examination scores to:

Undergraduate Admissions Office
320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Advanced Placement (AP) Policy

Official AP scores must be must be sent from College Board directly to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Students will receive credit for a minimum score of 3 on each AP examination. In some specific cases a minimum score of 4 may be required by the individual academic department. Any additional considerations for individual AP course equivalences will be determined by each academic department. These policies are subject to change at any time.

See the full list of accepted AP courses, test score requirements, and D'Youville course equivalents in the table below.

Advanced Placement (AP) Policy Equivalents


AP Exam Score DYC Course
Equivalent
Credit
Art History 3 humanities (fine arts) or free elective 3
Biology 3 core science or free elective 3
Calculus 3, 4, 5 score of 5=MAT 125; 4 or 5=core math or free elective 3
Chemistry 3 core science or free elective 3
Comparative Government and Politics 3 free elective 3
Computer Science 3 core computer science or free elective 3
English Language 3 ENG 111 or free elective 3
English Literature 3 ENG 111 or free elective 3
Environmental Science 3 core science or free elective 3
European History 3 core history or free elective 3
French 3 humanities (language) or free elective 3
German 3 humanities (language) or free elective 3
Human Geography 3 free elective 3
Italian 3 humanities (language) or free elective 3
Latin 3 humanities (language) or free elective 3
Macroeconomics 3, 4, 5 score of 4 or 5=ECO 201; 3=free elective 3
Microeconomics 3, 4, 5 score of 4 or 5=ECO 202; 3=free elective 3
Music Theory 3 humanities (fine arts) or free elective 3
Physics 3 core science or free elective 3
Psychology 3 free elective 3
Spanish 3 humanities (language) or free elective 3
Statistics 3 MAT 120 or core math or free elective 3
US Government and Politics 3 core economics/political science or free elective 3
US History 3 core history or free elective 3
World History 3 core history or free elective 3

International Baccalaureate (IB) Policy

Students enrolled in an International Baccalaureate (IB) program are eligible to receive D'Youville College credit. To receive credit, students must provide official IB examination scores to:

Undergraduate Admissions Office
320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

IB course equivalents are evaluated on an individual basis by the Registrar's Office and each academic department. For information on the IB policies please contact the Registrar's Office at (716) 829-8347.

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