AP Credits

Rider University is pleased to offer college credit to students based on the results of the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) examinations.

Learn more about Rider's credit policy for IB coursework.

For information on the Advanced Placement Policy on the Princeton Campus please contact the WCC admission office at 1-800-962-4647 or wccadmission@rider.edu.

Subject/Dept Exam Name Minimum Score Course Credit Course/Courses for which credit is given
Art/Art History Art History 3 3 ART 104
  Studio Art: Drawing 3 3 ART 103
  Art: General Portfolio 3 3 ART 103
  2-D Design 3 3 ART 105
  3-D Design 3 3 ART 230
Biology Biology 3 or 4 6 BIO 100, 101
  Biology 5 8 BIO 115, 116
Chemistry Chemistry 3 3 CHE 100
Computer Science Computer Science A 3 3 Free Elective
  Computer Science AB 3 3 Free Elective
English
(Maximum 9 credits)
English Language & Composition 4 3 CMP 120
  English Language & Composition 5 6 CMP 120 AND
Liberal Arts Elective
  Literature & Composition 4 3 CMP 120
  Literature & Composition 5 6 CMP 120
ENG 205
Economics Microeconomics 3 3 ECO 201
  Macroeconomics 3 3 ECO 200
Environmental Sciences Environmental Sciences 3 4 ENV 100, 101L
Geography Human Geography 3 3 Liberal Arts Elective
History European History 3 6 HIS 214, 215
  World History 3 6 HIS 150, 151
  U.S. History 3 6 HIS 208, 209
Mathematics Calculus AB 3 4 MTH 210
  Calculus BC 3 8 MTH 210, 211
  Statistics 3 3 MSD 200 (Bus. Only)
MTH 120 (Non-Bus.)
Modern Language Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish Language 3 3 CHI 100
FRE 100
GER 100
ITA 100
RUS 100
SPA 100
  Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish Language 4 or 5 6 CHI 100, 101
FRE 100, 101
GER 100, 101
ITA 100, 101
RUS 100, 101
SPA 100, 101
  French or Spanish Literature 3 3 FRE 201
SPA 201
  French or Spanish Literature 4 or 5 3 FRE 305
SPA 320 or 325
Music Music Theory 3 4 MUS 110 and MUS 110L
  Music Theory
(Westminster students only)
4 4 TH 141
Physics Physics B 3 3 PHY 103
  Physics B 4 4 PHY 100, 101L
  Physics C 3 3 PHY 103
  Physics C 4 4 PHY 200
Political Science Government & Politics (U.S.) 3 3 POL 100
  Government & Politics (Comparative) 3 3 POL 216
Psychology
Psychology 3 3 PSY 100