Advanced Placement transfer credit chart

Advanced placement (AP) course-based transfer credit will be granted to applicants completing AP subjects with the minimum grades outlined below. To qualify for transfer credit, applicants must ensure that an AP score report is sent to Memorial University directly from the College Board. For further information, contact transfer.credit@mun.ca.

Please note that this chart is not intended to outline the grade requirements for general admission to Memorial University. For information on admission requirements and document submission, refer to the Canadian or international requirements that address your high school curriculum.

Where equivalencies for both St. John's and Grenfell Campuses are listed, students will only receive the credit(s) for the campus they are attending. 

Subject
Level
Minimum
Grade
Required
Memorial University Credit Recommended
Biology
  4 Biology 1001 + three unspecified credit hours
Chemistry


5 St. John's Campus: Chemistry 1050 + 1051
or
Grenfell Campus: Chemistry 1200 + 1001
4 Chemistry 1050
3 St. John's Campus: Chemistry 1010
or
Grenfell Campus: Chemistry 1200
Computer Science
Computer Science 3 Computer Science three unspecified credit hours (first year level)
Computer Science Principles 3 Computer Science 1000 
Economics
Microeconomics 3 Economics 1010
Macroeconomics 3 Economics 1020
English
English Literature 4 St. John's Campus: English 1090
or
Grenfell Campus: English 1000
English Language - No credit
Environmental Science
  3 Environmental Science 1000
French
French Language 5 French 1501 + 1502
4 French 1500 + 1501
3 French 1500
French Literature 5 French 2601 + three unspecified credit hours (second year level)
4 French 2601
Geography
Human Geography - No credit
German
  5 German 1000 + 1001
  4 German 1000
History
Art History 3 To be evaluated
European History 3 History 2300
United States History 3 History 2610
World History 3 History 2500
Mathematics
Calculus AB 3 Math 1000
Calculus BC 3 Math 1000 + 1001 
Music
Music Theory

5 Music 1106
4 Music 1105
Physics
Physics 1 3 Physics 1020
Physics 2 3 Physics 1021
Physics C: Mechanics 3 Physics 1050
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3 Physics 1051
Political Science
United States Government and Politics 4 Political Science three unspecified credit hours
Comparative Government and Politics 4 Political Science three unspecified credit hours
Psychology


4 Psychology 1001
(note: with a score of 5, a student may substitute a second year level non-restricted Psychology course for Psychology 1000)
Statistics
  3 Statistics 2500