Advanced Placement Credit
AP Course (score)
CSM Course (credit hours)
International Baccalaureate Credit





Art History (4 or 5)


Free Elective (3.0)
Credit for the Advanced Placement program is
Credit for the International Baccalaureate program is
Biology (4)
Biology I (4.0)
granted if you receive a score of 4 or 5 on the
granted if you score a 5, 6 or 7 (generally) on selected
designated exam. AP scores are used by the
Biology (5)
Biology I, II, Lab (8.0)
standard and higher-level exams. IB scores are used by
Registrar to place you in appropriate freshman
Calculus AB* (4 or 5)
Calculus I (4.0)
the Registrar to place you in appropriate freshman
courses. In some cases, departmental approval is
courses. In some cases, departmental approval
Calculus BC* (4)
Calculus I (4.0)
required before credit is granted. Credit is shown as
is required before credit is granted. Credit is
Calculus BC** (5)
Calculus I, II (8.0)
transfer credit on your Mines transcript; however, no
shown as transfer credit on your Mines
Chemistry (4)
Chemistry I (4.0)
grade is associated with the credits.
transcript; however, no grade is associated with
Chemistry (5)
Chemistry I, II, Lab (8.0)
the credit.
IB Course – Level (Score)
CSM Course (Credit Hours)

Chinese Lang and Culture (4 or 5)
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
The Arts HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
*Note: If you receive a 4 or 5 on the AP
Computer Science A/AB (4 or 5)
Programming Concepts (3.0)
Biology HL (5)
Biology I (4.0)
Calculus AB exam or a 4 on the AP Calculus
English Lang/Comp (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Biology HL (6, 7)
Biology I, II, Lab (8.0)
BC exam, you will be placed in Calculus for
English Lit/Comp (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Bus. & Mgt. HL (4, 5, 6, 7)
Prin. Of Mgmt. (3.0)
Scientists and Engineers II (Honors). You will
Environmental Science (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
be awarded 4 hours of credit for Calculus I.
Bus. & Mgt. SL (5, 6, 7)
Prin. Of Mgmt (3.0)
European History (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)

Chemistry HL (4)
Challenge Exam
**Note: If you receive a 5 on the AP Calculus
French Language (4 or 5)
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
Chemistry HL (5)
Chemistry I (4.0)
BC exam, you will be placed in Calculus for
French Literature (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Chemistry HL (6, 7)
Chemistry I, II, Lab (8.0)
Scientists and Engineers III (Honors) and the
German Language (4 or 5)
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
Comp Science HL (5, 6, 7)
Department Review
supplemental Calculus II Short Form course.
Govt & Politics: Comp or US (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Design Technology HL (5, 6, 7)
Department Review
In order to receive 8 hours of credit for
Human Geography (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Economics HL (5, 6, 7)
Principles of Economics (3.0)
Calculus I and II, you must successfully
Italian Lang and Culture (4 or 5)
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
complete both Calculus III (Honors) and the

& Free Elective (3.0)
Japanese Lang and Culture (4 or 5)
Calculus II Short Form. If you do not complete
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
Economics SL (5, 6, 7)
Principles of Economics (3.0)
both courses successfully, you will only
Latin Literature (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
English 1A HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
receive 4 hours of credit for Calculus I and
Latin: Vergil (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Environmental Systems HL (5, 6, 7)
Department Review
must enroll in Calculus II (Honors) and
Macro & Microeconomics*** (4 or 5)
Prin. of Economics (3.0)
Mathematics HL (5, 6, 7)
Calculus I (4.0)
Calculus III (Honors).

& Free Elective (3.0)
Geography HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)

Music Theory (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
History HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
***Note: You must receive credit for both
Physics B
No Credit Awarded
Microeconomics & Macroeconomics to receive
Islamic History HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
3 credits for Principles of Economics.
Physics C: Mechanics (4)
Challenge Exam
Language HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)

Physics C: Mechanics (5)
Physics I (4.5)
Philosophy HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
NOTE: LAIS refers to Liberal Arts and
Physics C: E&M (4 or 5)
Challenge Exam
Physics HL (5, 6, 7)
Challenge Exam
International Studies. An AP score of 4 or 5
Psychology (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
Psychology HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
equates to 3 credit hours in LAIS free elective
Spanish Language (4 or 5)
LIFL (6.0-9.0)
Soc/Cult Anthropology HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)
credit.
Spanish Literature (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
World Religions HL (5, 6, 7)
Free Elective (3.0)

NOTE: LIFL refers to Liberal Arts Foreign
Statistics (4 or 5)
No Credit Awarded


Language. AP scores of 4 or 5 equate to 6-9
Studio Art 2D, 3D, Drawing (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
NOTE: LAIS refers to Liberal Arts and International Studies.
credit hours in either 200 or 300 level foreign
US History (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)
An IB score of 5, 6 or 7 equates to 3 credit hours in LAIS free
language credit.
elective credit.
World History (4 or 5)
Free Elective (3.0)