The College for Creative Studies will award advanced placement credit for AP subject exams as described below.

  • The student requests their Advanced Placement program exam results from the College Board .
  • The exam results are sent to the Office of Academic Advising at CCS.
  • The results are posted to the student's academic evaluation and notification is sent to the student's Academic Advisor.
  • A grade of 3.0 or higher is required in most subjects to receive credit. See the corresponding AP grid to find out exactly what CCS credit is awarded.
  • To request a copy of their AP score report, students must contact AP/College Board at (888)225.5427 or 

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If you have questions regarding the Advanced Placement procedure, please contact the Office of Academic Advising and Registration at 313.664.7672.

AP Test NameMinimum Required ScoreCredit Hours AwardedCCS Course Equivalent
Art, History of33DAH 200
Art, Studio - Drawing: Credit placement determined by portfolio review43DFN 101
Art, Studio - Art 2-D Design: Credit placement determined by portfolio review43DFN 117
Art, Studio - Art 3-D Design: Credit placement determined by portfolio review43DFN 118
Biology33DNS 300
Calculus AB33DNS 300
Calculus BC33DNS 300
Chemistry33DNS 300
Chinese Language & Culture33General Elective
Computer Science A33General Elective
Computer Science AB33General Elective
Economics - Macroeconomics33Liberal Arts Elective
Economics - Microeconomics33Liberal Arts Elective
English Language & Composition33DEN 108
English Literature & Composition33DEN 108
Environmental Science33DNS 300
French Language & Culture33General Elective
German Language & Culture33General Elective
Government & Politics, U.S.33Liberal Arts Elective
Government & Politics, Comparative33Liberal Arts Elective
History, European33Liberal Arts Elective
History, U.S.33Liberal Arts Elective
History, World33Liberal Arts Elective
Human Geography33Liberal Arts Elective
Italian Language & Culture33General Elective
Japanese Language & Culture33General Elective
Latin33General Elective
Music Theory33General Elective
Physics 133DNS 300
Physics 233DNS 300
Physics C- Mechanics33DNS 300
Physics C- Electricity & Magnetism33DNS 300
Psychology33Liberal Arts Elective
Spanish Language & Culture33General Elective
Spanish Literature33Liberal Arts Elective
Statistics33DNS 300

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