Additional AP Information for SCS Students

Updated December 2018

For students entering CMU in 2018 or earlier only:

The following AP credits also count toward constrained Humanities & Fine Arts categories for Bachelors Degrees in the School of Computer Science:

AP Subject Score Carnegie Mellon Course Equivalent Units H & FA Category
Art History 5 60-011 Art Elective 9 Category 3
European History 5 79-011 History Elective 9 Category 3
Govt. & Politics: Comp 4 or 5 84-012 World Politics  9 Category 2
Govt. & Politics: US 4 or 5 84-013 Government & Politics: US 9 Category 2
Psychology 4 or 5 85-011 Psychology Elective 9 Category 1 (not for AI)
World History 5 79-015 History Elective 9 Category 3


Key:

Category 1: Cognition, Choice and Behavior
Category 2: Economic, Political and Social Institutions
Category 3: Cultural Analysis

For students entering CMU in 2019 and later, 0xx courses cannot count toward Humanities and Fine Arts constrained categories (Categories 1, 2, 3), but they can count for unconstrained humanities/arts electives.