The Advanced Placement (AP) program offers you the opportunity to begin college-level studies while you’re still in high school. Through AP, you can get a jump start on your University of Maine at Farmington education.
Get the AP Edge at Farmington
Taking AP courses in high school will give you an advantage at Farmington by letting you:
- Earn college credit. Your AP Exam score will earn you UMF credits before you even set foot on our campus.
- Earn advanced placement in courses. Your AP Exam score lets you skip some UMF intro courses.
- Save money. Your AP credits can significantly lower your college costs or even help you graduate sooner.
- Have time for other things. It can free up time in your college schedule. Maybe choose to double-major, study abroad, do an internship, or focus on extracurriculars like sports, music, student government, writing, theater and more.
AP exams are graded on a five-point scale. If you scored a 3, 4, or 5 on your AP Exam, you will earn UMF class and college credits.
AP will jump start your UMF education.
See the Advanced Placement subjects accepted at UMF and the amount of college credit that may be awarded.
|AP EXAM||SCORES||UMF COURSE||CREDITS|
|Art History||3, 4, 5||ARH 199 – Art History Elective||4|
|Biology||3, 4, 5||BIO 110 – Introductory Biology||4|
|Calculus AB||3, 4, 5||MAT 141- Calculus I||4|
|Calculus BC||3, 4, 5||MAT 141 – Calculus I & MAT 142 – Calculus II||8|
|Chemistry||3, 4, 5||CHY 110 – Elementary Chemistry||4|
|Chinese Language & Culture||3, 4, 5||CHI 101 – Elementary Chinese I||4|
|Comparative Govt & Politics||3, 4, 5||POS 121 – Comparative Politics||4|
|Computer Science||3, 4, 5||COS 140 – Intro to Computer Science||4|
|Computer Science Principles||3, 4, 5||COS 199 – Computer Science Elective||4|
|Econ – Macroeconomics||3, 4, 5||ECO 110 – Principles of Economics||4|
|Econ – Microeconomics||3, 4, 5||ECO 102 – Principles of Microeconomics||4|
|English Lang/Comp||3, 4, 5||ENG 100 – English Composition||4|
|English Lit/Comp||3, 4, 5||ENG 199 – English Elective*||4|
|Environmental Science||3, 4, 5||ENV 110 – Intro to Environmental Science||4|
|European History||3, 4, 5||HTY 199 – History Elective||4|
|French Language||3, 4, 5||FRE 101 – Elementary French I||4|
|German Language||3, 4, 5||FOL 101 – Humanities Elective||4|
|Human Geography||3, 4, 5||GEO 103 – Peoples and Environments||4|
|Latin||3, 4, 5||FOL 199 – Humanities Elective||4|
|Music Theory||3, 4, 5||MUS 199 – Music Elective||4|
|Physics||3, 4, 5||PHY 199 – Physics Elective||4|
|Psychology||3, 4, 5||PSY 101 – General Psychology||4|
|Spanish||3, 4, 5||SPA 101 – Elementary Spanish I||4|
|Statistics||3, 4, 5||MAT 120 – Introductory Statistics||4|
|Studio Art: 2-D Design||3, 4, 5||ART 199 – Art Elective||4|
|Studio Art: 3-D Design||3, 4, 5||ART 199 – Art Elective||4|
|Studio Art: Drawing||3, 4, 5||ART 115 – Drawing I||4|
|U.S. Govt & Politics||3, 4, 5||POS 101 – American Government||4|
|U.S. History||3, 4, 5||HTY 103 – US History I||4|
|World History||3, 4, 5||HTY 110 – Global History I||4|
|* May count as ENG 100|
Many of our best prepared students come to UMF with Advanced Placement (AP) credits. If you’ve done this already, you’ve taken a great step toward your college future. If you haven’t yet, consider adding AP classes to your high school schedule.
Many Maine and out-of-state high schools offer college-level classes through the Advanced Placement (AP) program. You may also prepare for an AP exam through individual study.
Remember: It’s not enough to take AP classes in high school, you must also take the AP Exam for the classes.
To be considered for college credit at Farmington, you need to take the college-level AP Exam. Please be sure to do this! Ask your teacher or guidance counselor to help you register for the exam. Scores of three or higher earn will earn you credit at UMF.
If you have any questions about AP Credit, please contact us.
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