Exam Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

You cannot use standardized test credit to satisfy any lower divison credit for the integrative biology major.
Please click this link to access options for applying standardized test credit for the neuroscience major.

Exam

Score

Course Requirement

Chemistry (MCB) 4 or 5 Chem 1A/1AL
Chemistry (Neuroscience) 5 Chem 1A/1AL
Biology** (MCB) 4 or 5 Bio 1A/1AL and Bio 1B
Biology** (Neuroscience) 5 Bio 1A/1AL
English Composition and Literature 4 English R1A
English Composition and Literature 5 English R1A and R1B
English Language and Composition 4 or 5 English R1A
Economics (micro and macro) 4 or 5 on both exams ECON 1 or ECON 2
Math BC* 3, 4, or 5 Math 1A
Math AB* 3, 4, or 5 Math 1A

International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher Level Exams

You cannot use standardized test credit to satisfy any lower divison credit for the integrative biology major.
Please click this link to access options for applying standardized test credit for the neuroscience major.

Exam

Score

Course Requirement

Chemistry 5, 6, or 7 Chem 1A/1AL
Biology 5, 6, or 7 Bio 1B
English Literature 5, 6, or 7 English R1A and R1B
Economics 5, 6, or 7 ECON 1 or ECON 2
Mathematics* 5, 6, or 7 Math 1A

*For students who took AP Calculus and feel fully prepared to take higher-level math, Molecular and Cell Biology will accept  Math 1B or higher (Math 53, 54, 55) plus Stats 20, Stats W21, or Data 8 to fulfill the math requirement. If you are interested in applying AP credit to your course planning, please email the program advisor at lsbe@berkeley.edu for full details. Please note that Haas does not accept the Math 10 series.

**LSBE Staff strongly suggest that you take all lower-division courses here at Cal so that you have a solid background in biology and chemistry before you begin your upper-division course work. We particularly recommend taking Biology 1A/1AL regardless of AP credit. The classes at Cal are typically more in-depth, taught differently, and designed to prepare you for success beyond Cal.