The Registrar awards credit for Physics 104/105 based on the following exam scores:

Exam Minimum score Credit awarded Credit hours
IB Higher Level 7 PHYS 104 and 105 8
AP Physics 1 4 PHYS 104 4
AP Physics 2 4 PHYS 105 4
AP Physics C Mechanics 4 PHYS 104 4
AP Physics C E&M 4 PHYS 105 4

No credit is awarded for PHYS 114/115/116/117/118/119 based on AP exams; however, PHYS 116/117/118 and Astronomy 101/102 credit can be awarded to students of NCSSM who score at a certain level in NCSSM courses.