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I have a few questions concerning the AP Calculus AB and Spanish Language exams.
For the calculus exam, I was trying to figure out what a passing grade does.
On the general education requirements page, it says:
"All students are required to take and pass with a grade of C- or better at least one course in university-level mathematics (other than trigonometry) for which algebra is a prerequisite, or an approved course in statistics or mathematical or formal logic in a department of the School of Arts and Sciences."
Clicking the algebra link in the paragraph, I was led to this:
"The Mathematical Proficiency of all incoming students will be assessed. Students who need additional mathematical preparation will be required by the end of the first two terms of full-time enrollment to take and pass, with a grade of C- or better, a course in algebra. Students will be exempt from the mathematics proficiency test if they have achieved a satisfactory grade on the Advanced Placement examination in calculus in high school, have earned a C- or better in calculus through College in High School, have completed an approved equivalent of Algebra or another approved mathematics course, or have scored 600 or better on the Math SAT."
Also, I looked at the AP Credits worksheet, and it states that for a 3 or higher, you will receive 4 credits for MATH 0220.
So...does a passing grade ONLY get you exempted from having to take the proficiency test? Does this mean that I will still have to take a "university-level mathematics" class? If so, then there is no use for those 4 credits unless you plan to major in something where you have to take MATH 0220? Additionally, will a passing grade cause people to place you in a higher level math class that does fulfill the requirement?
I was also wondering what a passing grade on the Spanish exam does. I went to the Spanish dept. web site, and they only posted a very short blurb on AP credit. Does anyone have any more specific info.?
ANY help on the topics (especially the calculus one) would be GREATLY appreciated.