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Advanced Placement Transfer Credits

The University of Hawaiʻi Hilo will grant the following credits for the Advanced Placement Higher Level Examinations.

Advanced Placement

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
AP Seminar 3-5 LOW 3
AP Research 3-5 LOW 3

Art

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Studio Art: FP 2D Design 3-5 ART LOW 3
Studio Art: FP 3D Design 3-5 ART LOW 3
Studio Art: FP Beginning Drawing 3-5 ART LOW 3
Studio Art: Drawing 3-5 ART LOW 3

Biology

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Biology 3 BIOL 101-101L 4
Biology 4-5 BIOL 171-171L
BIOL 172-172L
4 and
4

Chemistry

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Chemistry 3 CHEM 151 3
Chemistry 4 CHEM 161-161L 4
Chemistry 5 CHEM 161-161L and
CHEM 162-162L
4
4

Computer Science

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Computer Science A 3-5 CS 150 3
Computer Science AB 3 CS 150 3
Computer Science AB 4-5 CS 150
CS 151
3 and
3
Computer Science Principles 3-5 CS 100 3

Economics

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Microeconomics 3 ECON 100 3
Microeconomics 4-5 ECON 130 3
Macroeconomics 3 ECON 100 3
Macroeconomics 4-5 ECON 131 3

English

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
English Language & Composition 4-5 ENG 100 3
English Literature & Composition 4-5 ENG 100
HUM LOW
3 or
3

Environmental Science & Geography

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Environmental Science 3-5 ENSC 100 3
Human Geography 3-5 GEOG 103 3

History

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
European History 3 HIST LOW 3
European History 4-5 HIST LOW 6
United States History 3 HIST LOW 3
United States History 4-5 HIST LOW 6
World History 3 HIST LOW 3
World History 4-5 HIST 151
HIST 152
3 and
3

Languages

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Chinese Language and Culture 4 CHNS 101 4
Chinese Language and Culture 5 CHNS 101
CHNS 102
4 and
4
Chinese Language and Culture 6 CHNS 101
CHNS 102
CHNS 201
4 and
4 and
4
French Language and Culture 3-5 LANG LOW 6
German Language and Culture 3-5 LANG LOW 6
Italian Language and Culture 3-5 LANG LOW 6
Japanese Language and Culture 3 JPNS 101 4
Japanese Language and Culture 4 JPNS 101
JPNS 102
4 and
4
Japanese Language and Culture 5 JPNS 102
JPNS 201
JPNS 202
4 and
4 and
4
Latin 3-5 LANG LOW 6
Spanish Language and Culture 3 SPAN 101
LANG LOW
4 and
2
Spanish Language and Culture 4 SPAN 102
LANG LOW
4 and
2
Spanish Language and Culture 5 SPAN 201
LANG LOW
4 and
2
Spanish Literature and Culture 3-4 SPAN 368 3
Spanish Literature and Culture 5 SPAN 301
SPAN 368
3 and
3

Mathematics

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Calculus AB 4-5 MATH 241 4
Calculus BC 3 MATH 241 4
Calculus BC 4-5 MATH 241 and
MATH 242
4
4
Statistics 3-5 MATH 121 3

Music

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Music Theory 3-5 MUS 185-185L 4

Physics

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Physics B 3-5 PHYS 151 and
PHYS 152
3
3
Physics C: Mechanics 3-5 PHYS 170 4
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3-5 PHYS 272 4

Political Science

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
United States Government and Politics 3-5 POLS 101 3
Comparative Government and Politics 3-5 POLS 251 3

Psychology

Exam Score UH Hilo Credit Credits Awarded
Psychology 3-5 PSY 100 3

To receive test results and/or request official transcripts, visit the CollegeBoard website.
LOW = Lower Division Credit

Subject to change without prior notice.