Advanced Placement Credit

The Office of the College Registrar does not determine what AP examinations may be granted TCC credit or the score values required. Academic deans determine the credit that can be granted. The Office of the College Registrar does post credit for approved AP examination scores. Students seeking credit for AP should:

  1. Have official scores mailed to:
    Office of the College Registrar
    Tidewater Community College
    P.O. Box 9000
    Norfolk, VA 23509-9000
  2. Using the online form, submit a request for an Evaluation of Previous Educational Experiences to the Office of the College Registrar.

TCC Advanced Placement Program Credit

Advanced Placement
Exam
TCC Equivalent
Course
Required Score Credit Awarded
Art History ART 201, ART 202 3 6
Biology BIO 101, BIO 102 3 8
Calculus AB MTH 270 3 3
Calculus AB MTH 173 4 5
Calculus BC MTH 173 3 5
Calculus BC MTH 173, 174 4 9
Chemistry CHM 111, CHM 112 4,5 8
Chemistry CHM 121 3 4
Computer Science A CSC 110, CSC 201 3 6
Computer Science B CSC 110, CSC 201 3 6
Economics, Macroeconomics ECO 201 3 3
Economics, Microeconomics ECO 202 3 3
English Language & Composition ENG 111, ENG 112 3 6
English Literature & Composition ENG 111, ENG 112 3 6
European History HIS 101, HIS 102 3 6
French Language FRE 101, FRE 102 3 8
German Language GER 101, GER 102 3 8
Government & Politics: Comparative PLS Elective 3 3
Government & Politics: United States PLS 130 3 3
Human Geography GEO 210 3 3
Music Theory MUS 111, MUS 112 3 8
Physics 1 PHY 100**** 3 4
Physics 1 PHY 201**** 4,5 4
Physics 2 PHY 100**** 3 4
Physics 2 PHY 202**** 4,5 8
Physics B PHY 100*** 3 4
Physics B PHY 121, PHY 122 3 8
Physics B PHY 201, PHY 202*** 4,5 8
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 100*** 3 4
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 100**** 3 4
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 241*** 4,5 4
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 241**** 4,5 4
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHY 100*** 3 4
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHY 100**** 3 4
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHY 242*** 4,5 4
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism PHY 242**** 4,5 4
Psychology PSY 200, 201, 202 3 3
Spanish Language SPA 101, SPA 102 3 8
Statistics MTH 240* 3 3
Studio Art Drawing Must Challenge Exam & submit Portfolio
(ART 121)** or Must Challenge Exam & submit Portfolio (ART 114)**
3 3
United States History HIS 121, HIS 122 3 6
World History HIS 111, HIS 112 3 6

* MTH 240 may meet the requirement for MTH 157.

** Students must contact Chris Rupsch, Director of the Visual Arts Center (downtown Portsmouth), to receive instructions on how to qualify for the advanced placement credits in Studio Arts drawing.

*** AP Physics Exams up through the 2013-2014 Academic Year

**** AP Physics Exams up through the 2014-2015 Academic Year