Please enable javascript to view this page in its intended format.

Queen's University
 

Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science

Starting in the Fall of 2001, the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science may grant up to a maximum of 18 credit units for Advanced Placement examinations passed with a grade of 4 or higher, except Calculus BC. Students must achieve 5 in Calculus BC to receive the transfer credit. Official examination results in the form of the College Board AP Grade Report must be forwarded to Undergraduate Admission. Our Institution Code is 0949.

TRANSFER CREDITS AVAILABLE - CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 
(AUG 22, 2013)

SOURCE OF CREDIT

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY EQUIVALENT

Advanced Placement Exam

Course

Weight

Comments: Exclusions, Exemptions, etc.

AP Studio Art

 No Credit.

   
AP Biology
    To be determined upon declaration of discipline in second year.
AP Calculus AB
No Credit.    
AP Calculus BC
APSC 171
3.5 credit units
Score of 5 required.
AP Chemistry
No Credit.    
AP Computer Science A
No Credit.    
AP Computer Science AB
No Credit.    
AP Economics (Macro)
Humanities and Social Science Electives
3 credit units
 
AP Economics (Micro) Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units  
AP Economics (Macro & Micro)
Humanities and Social Science Electives 6 credit units
 
AP English Language & Composition
    No credit is granted for AP English courses.
AP English Literature & Composition     No credit is granted for AP English courses.
AP Environmental Science
No Credit.    
AP European History
Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units
 
AP French Language or AP French Lit. Performance Arts and Language
6 credit units
NOTE - Equivalent to FREN 110/1.0

AP French Language

     and

AP French Lit.

Performance Arts and Language

Performance Arts and Language

6 credit units

3 credit units

NOTE - Equivalent to FREN 110/1.0

            Equivalent to FREN 1UNS/1.0

AP German Language
Performance Arts and Language 3 credit units
NOTE - Equivalent to GRMN 1UNS/1.0
AP Government & Politics:Comparative Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units  
AP Government & Politics: US Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units  
AP Human Geography
Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units NOTE - Equivalent to GPHY 101/0.5
AP Latin Literature Performance Arts and Language 6 credit units NOTE - Equivalent to LATN 110/1.0
AP Latin Virgil
Performance Arts and Language 3 credit units NOTE - Equivalent to LATN 2UNS/1.0
AP Music Theory No Credit.    
AP Physics B No Credit.    
AP Physics C Mech. APSC 111 3.5 credit units Score of 4 or 5 required.
AP Physics C Electricity & Magnetism APSC 112
3.5 credit units Score of 4 or 5 required.
AP Physics C Elec. & Magnet and Mech.

APSC 111

APSC 112

3.5 credit units

3.5 credit units

Score of 4 or 5 required.
AP Psychology Humanities and Social Science Electives 6 credit units  
AP Spanish Language Performance Arts and Language 6 credit units NOTE - Equivalent to SPAN 101/1.0
AP Spanish Literature
Performance Arts and Language 3 credit units NOTE - Equivalent to SPAN 1UNS/1.0
AP Statistics No Credit.    
AP United States History Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units  
AP World History
Humanities and Social Science Electives 3 credit units  

REMARKS: Students are eligible to receive a maximum total of 72 AU in Performance Arts & Language and/or Humanities & Social Science Electives. A score of 5 is required for Calculus BC. A score of 4 or greater is required for credits in Physics, Humanities, and Social Science electives or Performance Arts and Language electives. (For more information on the Performance Arts & Language and / or Humanities & Social Science Electives, please visit the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science Academic Calendar.)

APSC 111
Mechanics  

An introduction to Newtonian mechanics in the context of engineering applications. Lecture topics are: vectors, motion of a particle, particle dynamics, work and energy, statics of rigid bodies, oscillators, waves, conservation of energy, momentum, and collisions.

APSC 112
Electricity and Magnetism   

This course continues from APSC 111 to introduce electricity and further develop fundamental ideas of mechanics in the context of engineering applications. Lecture topics include: electrical current and resistance, EMF, D.C. circuits and electrical measurements, electric charge, electric field and potential, magnetic fields and their origin, electromagnetic induction, dynamics of rigid bodies, oscillations, waves. PREREQUISITES:  APSC 111 and APSC 171



APSC 171
Calculus I

Functions, limits, derivatives; optimization, rate problems, exponentials, logarithms, inverse trigonometric functions; exponential growth as an example of a differential equation. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Riemann integral; applications to problems involving areas, volumes, mass, charge, work, etc. Some integration techniques.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000