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Advanced Placement

If a student has a strong background in a particular mathematics course, then he/she may achieve advanced placement in one of three ways:

  1. An appropriate score on an Advanced Placement Examination.
  2. Credit by examination.
  3. Waiver of the course. Students given permission to waive course are required to replace it with an upper-level (300 or 400) mathematics course

Advanced Placement Examinations

The department gives college credit for Calculus based upon the following scores on the A.P. Calculus Examination:

AP Calculus Score Placement

AP CourseScoreTCNJ EquivalentNumber of Course Units Received as CreditNext Math Course to Take
AB Calculus4 or higherMAT 127: Calculus A or
MAT 125: Business Calculus
1MAT 128: Calculus B
BC Calculus3MAT 127: Calculus A or
MAT 125: Business Calculus
1MAT 128: Calculus B
BC Calculus4MAT 127: Calculus A and
MAT 128: Calculus B
2MAT 229: Multivariable Calculus
Statistics3STA 115 Statistics (Liberal Learning/Quantitative Reasoning)1Discuss with an adviser
Statistics4STA 215 Statistical Inference (Liberal Learning/Quantitative Reasoning)1Any 300-level course

Information on TCNJ credit for all AP courses can be found at http://www.tcnj.edu/~recreg/policies/advancedplacement.html.

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