•            WHY should I take AP Calculus?   

    ·    Earn college credit

    ·   Low Cost:  Only »$100 per AP Exam vs. »$450 for a Rio Salado course

    ·   Honors (Grade is weighted in the GPA)

    ·   Taught by a highly qualified instructor

     

    WHO should take AP Calculus AB?            

    Anyone who earns a 70% or better in Precalculus Honors, an 80% or better in College Algebra & Trigonometry, or a 95% or better in Algebra 3-4 Honors
      

    WHO should take AP Calculus BC?

    Anyone who earns a 70% or better in AP Calculus AB, or a 95% or better in Precalculus Honors
     
     
    AP Calculus AB Exam results for BCHS
     
    NOTE: BCHS has scored well above the Global & State Averages in AP Calculus AB for the past 13 years!

    AP Calc AB  
     
     
    AP Calculus BC Exam results for BCHS
      
      AP Calc BC
    • Each college and university determines its own policies regarding AP Exam scores, but most colleges that accept AP scores will take a score of 3 or better to grant credit and/or advanced placement.  See below for specific credit policies for the 3 in-state universities. 
     
    Arizona State University

     

    Examination*

    Score

    Semester Hours

    Equivalency

    Mathematics—Calculus AB

    5, 4, or 3

    4

    MAT 270

    Mathematics—Calculus BC

    5 or 4

    8

    MAT 270, 271

    3

    4

    MAT 270

     

      University of Arizona

     

    Examination*

    Score

    Semester Hours

    Equivalency

    Mathematics—Calculus AB

    5, 4, or 3

    3

    MATH 125

    Mathematics—Calculus BC

    5 or 4

    6

    MATH 125, 129

    3

    3

    MAT 125

     

      Northern Arizona University

     

    Examination*

    Score

    Semester Hours

    Equivalency

    Mathematics—Calculus AB

    5, 4, or 3

    4

    MAT 136

    Mathematics—Calculus BC

    5 or 4

    8

    MAT 136, 137

    3

    4

    MAT 136

     

     To find the AP credit policies for other courses or other colleges go to the following website to access the AP Credit Policy Information tool:  http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp