AP Credit

AP / IB Credit Recognition for Students Entering September 2013 - August 2014

SESP follows all WCAS policies regarding the awarding of AP and IB credit, except the School allows up to seven credits of distribution requirements to be fulfilled by AP/IB credit. Only one literature and art credit may be fulfilled with such credit.

Exam
Score
Course Credit Authorized
Area the Credit Will Count
Art History 5 1 unit (Art History 2xx) 1 unit, Literature and Fine Arts
Studio Art 5 1 unit (Art 1xx) 1 unit, Elective
Biology 5 1 unit (Biology 1xx) 1 unit, Natural Sciences
Chemistry 3, 4 1.34 units (Chem 101 and lab course 121; placement in 171/181) 1 unit, Natural Sciences
5 4 units (Chem 101, 102, 103 and lab courses 121, 122, 123); placement in Chem 210 -1 or 212-1//232-1 2 units, Natural Sciences; 2 units Elective 

Chinese Language and Culture

4 1 unit (Chinese 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (Chinese 2xx) 2 units, Elective
Computer Science A & AB 4, 5 1 unit (Comp Sci 110) 1 unit, Formal Studies
Economics-Macro 5 1 unit (Economics 201) 1 unit concentration for HDPS, LOC and SOC POL
Economics-Micro 5 1 unit (Economics 202) 1 unit concentration for HDPS, LOC and SOC POL
English (Language) 5 2 units (English 1xx) 1 unit composition requirement for SEC TEACH; elective for HDPS, LOC and SOC POL
English (Literature) 5 2 units (English 1xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts; 1 unit elective
Environmental Science 5 1 unit (Env Sci 1xx) 1 unit, Natural Sciences

French Language

4 1 unit (French 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (French 2xx) 2 units, Elective

French Literature

4 1 unit (French 2X) Elective
5 2 units (French 2X) 1 unit Lit and Fine Arts; 1 unit elective
Geography (Human) 5 1 unit (Geography 1xx) 1 unit, Elective

German Language

4 1 unit (German 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (German 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
Government (American) 5 1 unit (Poli Sci 2xx [Am Govt]) 1 unit, SOC POL
History (European) 5 2 units (History 2xx) 2 units, History
History (U.S.) 5 2 units (History 2xx) 2 units, History
History (World) 5 2 units (History 2xx) 2 units, History

Italian

4 1 unit (Italian 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (Italian 2xx) 2 units, Elective

Japanese

4 1 unit (AAL 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (AAL 2xx) 2 units, Elective

Latin (Literature/Catullus)

4 1 unit (Latin 1xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts
5 2 units (Latin 2X) 2 units, Lit and Fine Arts

Latin (Vergil)

4 1 unit (Latin 1xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts
5 2 units (Latin 2xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts, 1 unit elective

Mathematics AB (or AB subscore of Mathematics BC)

4

1 unit (Math 220)

1 unit, Formal Studies or 1 unit math concentration for SEC TEACH

5 2 units (Math 220, Math 224) 2 units, Formal Studies or 1 unit math concentration for SEC TEACH

Mathematics BC

below 4 see Mathematics AB see AB
4,5 2 units (Math 220, Math 224) 2 units, Formal Studies or 1 unit math concentration for SEC TEACH
Physics B 5 2 units (Physics 103-1,2) 2 units, Natural Sciences
Physics C-l 5 1 unit (Physics 135-1) 1 unit, Natural Sciences
Physics C-2 5 1 unit (Physics 135-2) 1 unit, Natural Sciences
Psychology 4,5 1 unit ( Psychology 110) 1 unit concentration for HDPS or LOC

Spanish Language

4 1 unit (Spanish 2xx) 1 unit, Elective
5 2 units (Spanish 2xx) 2 units, Elective

Spanish Literature

4 1 unit (Spanish 2xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts
5 2 units (Spanish 2xx) 1 unit, Lit and Fine Arts; 1 unit elective
Statistics 4,5 1 unit (Statistics 202) 1 unit, Formal Studies and/or SESP core requirement

Northwestern does not offer credit for AP results in comparative government or music.

Recognition for International Baccalaureate Testing


International Baccalaureate Higher Level Examination
Score
Northwestern Credit
Distribution Credit Authorized
Biology 6,7 1 unit (Biology 1xx) 1 unit, Natural Sciences
Chemistry 5,6 1.34 units (Chem 101 and lab course 121); placement in 171/181) 1 unit, Natural Sciences 
7 4 units (Chem 101, 102, 103 and lab courses 121, 122, 123);
placement in Chem 210-1 or 212-1/232-1
2 units, Natural Sciences; 2 units elective
Computer Science 5,6,7 1 unit (Comp Sci 110) 1 unit, Formal Studies
Economics 6,7 2 units (Econ 201, 202) 2 units for concentration HDPS< LOC, SOC POL
English 6,7 1 unit (English 1xx) 1 unit Lit and Fine Arts for HDPS, LOC and SOC POL; 1 unit communication for Sec Teach
History
(European or American)
6,7 2 units (History 2xx) 2 unis, History or 1 unit history concentration for SEC TEACH
Mathematics 5, 6 1 unit (Math 220) 1 unit, Formal Studies or 1 unit math concentration for SEC TEACH
7 2 units (Math 220, Math 224) 2 units, Formal Studies or 1 unit math concentration for SEC TEACH
Music Theory 5 1 unit (Gen Mus 252) 1 unit, Formal Studies