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# AP/IB Policy

**Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science**

Olin-Rice Science Center, Room 222

651-696-6287

sburr@macalester.edu

## The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science awards credit for AP/IB calculus and statistics courses as follows:

### Math AB with score 4 or 5

The student earns immediate credit for Math 194, Topics in College Calculus, with a grade of “pass.” The student is recommended to start in Math 137, Applied Multivariable Calculus II, but might opt to take Math 135, Applied Multivariable Calculus I.

### Math AB with score 3

The student may take either Math 135 or Math 137. Upon successful completion of either of these courses, credit is earned for Math 194, Topics in College Calculus, with a grade of “pass.”

### Math BC with score 4 or 5

The student earns immediate credit for Math 137 with a grade of “pass” and may take Math 236 or Math 237. The student also earns immediate credit for Math 194 with a grade of “pass.”

### Math BC with score 3

The student earns immediate credit for Math 194, Topics in College Calculus, with a grade of “pass” and may take either Math 236 or 237. Upon successful completion of either of these courses, credit is also earned for Math 137 with a grade of “pass.”

### Hl Math IB with Series and Differential Equations Option, Score of 6 or 7

same as Math BC with score of 4 or 5

### Hl Math IB with Series and Differential Equations Option, Score of 5

same as Math BC with score of 3

### Hl Math IB without Series and Differential Equations Option, Score of 6 or 7

same as Math AB with score of 4 or 5

### Hl Math IB without Series and Differential Equations Option, Score of 5

same as Math AB with score of 3

### Statistics with score 4 or 5

The student earns immediate credit for Math 153 with a grade of “pass.” Such students may elect to take Math 155, in which case they will also get credit for Math 153 with a grade of “pass.”

### Computer Science AP Credit

Awarded on a case-by-case basis. Please see the Computer Science Coordinator, Professor Susan Fox.