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Advanced Placement

Posting of Advanced Placement Scores

How to order Advanced Placement Scores. Request scores from AP Board

  • Please email your AP scores to evaluator@cerritos.edu  with the subject heading of Advanced Placement for processing. 
  • Processing time: 1-2 business days. 

 

Below are the scores we accept and the credits you will receive. Credit will be given for scores 3 or above.

AP Examination CCC GE Areas Minimum Semester Units
Art History Humanities 3
Biology Natural Sciences 4
*Calculus AB Language & Rationality 3
*Calculus BC Language & Rationality 3
*Calculus   BC/AB Subscore Language & Rationality 3
Chemistry Natural Sciences 4
Chinese Language and Culture Humanities 3
Comparative Government & Politics Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Computer Science A N/A 3
Computer Science Principles N/A 3
**English Language & Composition Language and Rationality 3
**English Literature & Composition Language and Rationality or Humanities 6
Environmental Science Natural Sciences 4
European History Social/Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 3
French Language and Culture Humanities 5
French Literature Humanities 5
German Language Humanities 5
Human Geography Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Italian Language and Culture Humanities 3
Japanese Language and Culture Humanities 3
Latin Humanities 3
Macroeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Microeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Music Humanities 3
Physics 1 Natural Sciences 4
Physics 2 Natural Sciences 4
Physics B Natural Sciences 4
Physics C Mechanics Natural Sciences 4
Physics C Electricity/ Magnetism Natural Sciences 4
Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Seminar N/A 0
Spanish Language and Culture Humanities 5
Spanish Literature and Culture Humanities 3
*Statistics Language & Rationality 3
Studio Art – 2D Design N/A 3
Studio Art – 3D Design N/A 3
Studio Art – Drawing N/A 3
***U.S. Government and Politics Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
****U.S. History Social/Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 3
World History Social/Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 3

*Also satisfies the Mathematics Proficiency Requirement for the A.A. degree. 

**Also satisfies the Writing Proficiency Requirement for the AA degree. 

***Also satisfies American Government-Cerritos GE category 6 b.(2) 

****Also satisfies American History-Cerritos GE category 6 b. (1) 

Students wishing to apply AP credits toward one of the transfer general education and unit requirements for admission should consult the appropriate table on the Transfer Center website at www.cerritos.edu/transfer-center.

Students wishing to apply AP credits toward transfer major requirements should consult the receiving institution’s policy which can often be found in the receiving institution’s university catalog. A Cerritos College counselor may help you with your inquiries. 

You may also reference our Cerritos College Catalog.

Note: Once Advanced Placement scores have been posted you can view your credits under your Student Portal under Student Service Center and then click on the Transfer Credit tab or run your unofficial transcripts.  

** Students seeking to clear requisites using Advanced Placement scores may be required to obtain departmental approval. 

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