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Advanced Placement Credit Policy (proposed)

Pratt Institute accepts up to a maximum of nine (9) total AP credits (3 credits in each of the categories) with a score* of four (4) or five (5) only in the following:

English Language/Composition — 3 credits

Only English Language/Composition is accepted for credit. English Literature/Composition is not recognized for credit.

Math or Science — 3 credits

The Math & Science Department will recognize only one of the following exams for credit.

Calculus AB, Calculus BC (sub score is accepted), Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics B, Physics C-Electricity, Physics C-Magnetism, Mechanics, Biology, Statistics.

Art History* — 3 credits

*Note: A student achieving an AP score of 3 in the Art History will have the option to be interviewed by the chair of the Art History department to determine sufficient mastery of course material. The chair will then determine whether the student may be assigned to a higher-level course. In no case will the process result in a waiver of credit requirements but only in the substitution of another course.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 3 CREDITS

Credits earned from any of the foreign language exams for Advanced Placement will be accepted at Pratt Institute.

 

International Baccalaureate Policy (proposed)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma recipients beginning with Fall 2018 applicants may receive transfer credits for Higher-Level courses in which they earn a score of five (5) or higher. Pratt Institute does not award transfer credit for IB Visual Arts courses or exams.


Advanced Placement Credit Policy (current)

Pratt Institute accepts up to a maximum of nine (9) total AP credits (up to 3 credits in each of the categories) with a score* of four (4) or five (5) only in the following:

ENGLISH LANGUAGE/COMPOSITION — 3 CREDITS

Only English Language/Composition is accepted for credit. English Literature/Composition is not recognized for credit.

MATH OR SCIENCE — 3 CREDITS

The Math & Science Department will only recognize one exam for credit. If you qualify for a different credit than you were awarded and would like to switch, please email your request from your Pratt email account to the egistrar’s Office.

ART HISTORY* — 3 CREDITS

*Note: A student achieving an AP score of 3 in the History of Art and/or Design will have the option to be interviewed by the chair of the department to determine sufficient mastery of course material. The chair will then determine whether the student may be assigned to a higher-level course. In no case will the process result in a waiver of credit requirements but only in the substitution of another course.

 

International Baccalaureate Policy (current)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma recipients beginning with Fall 2012 applicants may receive transfer credits for Higher-Level courses in which they earn a score of five (5) or higher. Pratt awards transfer credit for second languages (Language B) taken at the higher level only if the student’s major at Pratt requires foreign language. Pratt Institute does not award transfer credit for IB Visual Arts courses or exams.