Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement courses and examinations may be used to determine admissibility and the granting of credit or exemption. If you have achieved a minimum grade of 4 on certain advanced placement exams, you may be eligible to receive university credit. 
Please Note: Engineering programs are not eligible for AP transfer credit consideration.  

To be considered for transfer credit, you must have the College Board send your results directly to Lakehead University as soon as they are available. Your official results must be sent from the College Board directly to Lakehead University - Enrolment Services Undergraduate Admissions. If you are applying through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC), you can indicate more documentation is forthcoming. 

Recognized Advanced Placement Courses

The following chart outlines the Advance Placement courses that Lakehead University recognizes along with the course in which it is deemed to be equivalent to at Lakehead.

AP Course TitleLakehead University EquivalencyCredit Weight

Biology

Biology 1110
Biology 1130

0.5
0.5

Calculus AB

Math 1-00 (Unspecified First Year Credit)

1.0

Calculus BC

Math 1151
Math 1152

1.0

Chemistry

Chemistry 1110
Chemistry 1130

0.5 
0.5

Computer Science A

Computer Science 1411

0.5

Computer Science AB

Computer Science 1413

0.5

Economics- Macroeconomics

Social Science 1-10 (Unspecified First Year Half Credit)

0.5

Economics- Microeconomics

Social Science 1-10 (Unspecified First Year Half Credit)

0.5

Economics- Macro & Micro

Economics 1100

1.0

English- English Literature

English 1-10 (Unspecified First Year Half Credit)

0.5

English- English Language

English 1-10 (Unspecified First Year Half Credit)

0.5

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies 1-00 (Unspecified First Year Credit)

1.0

Government and Politics

Political Science 1-00 (Unspecified First Year Credit)

1.0

History- European History

no credit

no credit

History- U.S. History

no credit

no credit

History- World History

no credit

no credit

Human Geography

Geography 2811
Geography 2511

0.5
0.5

Languages- French Language

individual assessment

1.0

Languages- French Literature

individual assessment

1.0

Languages-German Language

German 1000

1.0

Languages- Latin

Latin 1000

1.0

Languages- Spanish Language

Spanish 1000

1.0

Languages- Spanish Literature

Spanish 1-00 (Unspecified First Year Credit)

1.0

Music- Music Theory

Music 1340

1.0

Physics- Physics B

individual assessment

0.5

Physics- Physics CI (Mechanics)

Physics 1113

0.5

Physics- Physics CII (Electricity & Magnetism)

Physics 1133

0.5

Psychology

Psychology 1-00 (Unspecified First Year Credit)

1.0

Statistics

Math 0210 or Math 0212

0.5

Art History

Visual Arts 1080

1.0

Studio Art

Visual Arts 1000

1.0