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advanced placement (AP) program.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) program of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). A maximum of 32 hours of credit may apply toward graduation. Advanced Placement credit is based on criterion examination(s) administered by CEEB. The Dean's Office of the College of Arts & Sciences manages the program.

The current University policies regarding specific subject areas accepted and scores required are in the table below. Any AP test score of 5 also will gain Honors credit for Honors Program members up to a maximum of 10 credits.

Students must have official copies of their scores submitted to the Office of Admissions by the College Board in order for credit to be awarded. To obtain copies of official grade reports, you can contact the College Board directly at (888) CALL-4-AP.

While every effort is made to keep this list up to date, courses may be added or deleted at any time. For further information about the University of Nebraska at Omaha Advanced Placement (AP) Program, please contact the Dean's Office of the College of Arts & Sciences at (402) 554-2458 or email Dr. Manley at emanley@unomaha.edu.


AP Course AP Score UNO Corresponding Course UNO Credit Earned
Studio Art: Drawing 3+ Art 1100 3
Studio Art: 2-D Design 3+ Art 1100 3
Studio Art: 3-D Design 3+ Art 1100 3
Art History 4+ Art 2050 and 2060 6
Biology 3 Biology 1450 5
  4-5 Biology 1450 and 1750 10
Calculus AB 3+ Math 1950 5
Calculus BC 3+ Math 1950 and 1960 10
Chemistry 3 Chemistry 1180 + 1184 4
  4-5 Chemistry 1180 + 1184 and 1190 7
Computer Science A 3+ CIST 1400* and 1404* 4
Computer Science AB 3+ CIST 1400* and 1404* and CSCI 1620* 7
English Language & Comp or Literature & Comp   Used for placement (click here)  
Environmental Science 3+ Biology 1330 3
European History 3+ History 1510 and 1520 6
French Language 3+ French 1110, 1120, 2110 and 2120 16
German Language 3+ German 1110, 1120, 2110 and 2120 16
Gov't & Politics: Comparative 4+ Political Science 2500 3
Gov't & Politics: US 4+ Political Science 1100 3
Human Geography 3+ Geography 1020 3
Italian Language & Culture 3+ Italian 1110, 1120, 2110 and 2120 16
Latin: Vergil 3+ (No equivalent) 6
Macro Economics 3+ Economics 2220 3
Micro Economics 3+ Economics 2200 3
Music Theory 3+ Music 1410 4
Physics "B" 3 Physics 1110 + 1154 5
  4-5 Physics 1110 + 1154 and 1120 + 1164 10
Physics "C" Mechanics 3+ Physics 2110 + 1154 5
Physics "C" Electricity & Magnetism 3+ Physics 2120 + 1164 5
Psychology 4+ Psychology 1010 3
Spanish Language 3+ Spanish 1110, 1120, 2110 and 2120 16
Spanish Literature 3+ Spanish 1110, 1120, 2110 and 2120 16
Statistics 4+ CIST 2500 3
US History 3+ History 1110 and 1120 6
World History 4+ History 1010 3

* CIST - College of Information Science & Technology; CSCI - Computer Science