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.