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Advanced Standing Credit Policies

Advanced Placement (AP) Program

As a participant in the Advanced Placement Program of The College Board, Lasell will grant university credit to students who present entrance scores of at least 3 on Advanced Placement tests offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Students should have their scores sent directly from ETS to the Office of Admission at Lasell University. The Office of Admission will evaluate the number of Lasell University credits awarded under the Advanced Placement Program.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Course Equivalencies

Department AP Exam Score Lasell Equivalent Credits
ART 2D Art and Design 3 ARTS101 3
3D Art and Design 3 ARTS120 3
Drawing 3 ARTS101 3
ART HISTORY Art History 3 ARTH107 3
BIOLOGY Biology 3 BIO101 & BIO102 6
Environmental Science 3 ENV211/BIO207 3
Human Geography 3 BIO220 3
DATA SCIENCE Computer Science A 3 ELC001 3
Computer Science Principles 3 DSCI102 3
ECONOMICS Macroeconomics 3 ECON102 3
Microeconomics 3 ECON101 3
ENGLISH English Language and Composition 3 WRT101 3
English Literature and Composition 3 ENG209 3
HISTORY European History 3 HIST001 3
US History 3 HIST123 3
World History: Modern 3 HIST103 3
LANGUAGES Chinese Language and Culture 3 LANG001 3
Italian Language and Culture 3 ITAL001 4
Latin 3 LANG001 4
MATH Calculus AB 3 MATH205 4
Calculus BC 3 MATH206 4
Precalculus 3 MATH203 3
Statistics 3 MATH208 3
MUSIC Music Theory 4 MUS001 3
POLITICAL SCIENCE US Government and Politics 3 POLS101 3
PHYSICS Physics 1: Algebra-Based 3 PHYS111 4
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHYS001 4
PSYCHOLOGY Psychology 3 PSYC101 3



International Baccalaureate

Candidates who have completed International Baccalaureate Higher Level (HL) subjects and have received a score of at least 4 on the diploma program examinations may be granted university credit. Students should have their scores sent directly to the Office of Admission at Lasell University from IBO or have them printed on their official secondary school transcript.

International General Certificate Of Secondary Education

Lasell University recognizes the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or IGCSE and may award credit for A-Level completed coursework. Students who have taken O-Level courses are eligible for admission provided they have no less than five strong passes. However, university credit is not awarded for O-Level completed coursework.