Students with Advanced AP Scores in German

If you took the Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in German during high school, please follow the guidelines below:

AP Score of 1 or 2

If you have received an AP score of 1 or 2 in your AP German Exam, you are required to take the online German Placement Exam to ensure proper placement in one of our language classes.

AP Score of 3

If you have received an AP score of 3, you do not need to take the German Placement Exam. You will need one more course to satisfy the WCAS Language Proficiency Requirement in German. You may place yourself into one of the following four courses:

  1. 102-3 Intermediate German (only taught in the Spring)
  2. 205 Focus Writing
  3. 211 Introduction to German Film
  4. 221-3 Introduction to German Literature
AP Score of 4

If you have received an AP score of 4, you have satisfied the WCAS Language Proficiency Requirement in German. Congratulations! To continue your studies in German, you can place yourself into a 200-level language class such as 201 Focus Reading, 203 Focus Speaking, or 205 Focus Writing. An AP score of 4 will give you one language course credit towards a German major or minor.

AP Score of 5

If you have received an AP score of 5, you have satisfied the WCAS Language Proficiency Requirement in German. Congratulations! To continue your studies in German, you can place yourself into a 200-level literature/culture class such as 211 Introduction to German Film or 221 Introduction to German Literature, or a 300-level language class such as 303 Speaking as Discovery or 305 Writing as Discovery. An AP score of 5 will give you two language course credits towards a German major or minor.