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UAB AP Credit Policy

Hey guys, I'm potentially considering attending UAB in the future, and I'm curious about their policy on AP credits. How does UAB handle AP credits? Do they accept most exams for credit, or is it limited to specific subjects?

7 months ago

Hey there! The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) does accept AP credits for many subjects, which can help you earn college credit and potentially save time and money in your college journey. UAB's policy is generally quite accommodating when it comes to recognizing AP credits.

For each AP exam, there is a minimum required score for UAB to grant credit; typically, this is a score of 3, 4, or 5, depending on the subject. When you meet or exceed the minimum score, you could receive credit for the equivalent college course. To give you an idea, AP Biology with a score of 3 or higher would earn you credit for BY123 and BY124, which are introductory Biology courses at UAB.

However, it's essential to note that the credit-granting policies can vary based on the specific subject, and in some cases, a certain score on an AP exam might be needed to get credit for a higher-level course. It's always a good idea to check UAB's latest AP credit policy chart, which provides details about required scores and corresponding course credits.

To make sure you're working with accurate information and planning your courses accordingly, you might want to cross-check with the UAB Registrar's Office or visit their website for the most updated AP credit policies. This way, you can be confident that your hard work in high school will help you progress efficiently toward your degree at UAB. Good luck!

7 months ago

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