# Advanced Placement

In order to receive Advanced Placement for 18.01, Calculus I, **students must demonstrate sufficient mastery of basic skills on the Math Diagnostic Exam** given in August. Provided, you do so, then the following rules apply:

## AP Examination

A score of 5 on the BC Calculus College Board Advanced Placement examination entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is awarded for the AB Calculus examination or for scores lower than 5 on the BC Examination.

A score of 5 on the AB Calculus Examination or on the AB portion of the BC examination allows you to enroll in 18.01A. If you wish to exercise this option, please release the relevant AP examination score to MIT.

If you receive 18.01 credit by any route (other than by passing the MIT course) but elect to take 18.01A, three units of general elective credit will be awarded in place of the twelve units of 18.01 credit. You will also receive twelve units of credit for a passing grade in 18.01A.

** Note to the MIT class of 2024 regarding the AB subscore on the Calculus BC exam, July 2020:** The college board did not report an AB subscore on the 2020 AP BC exam. Thus, 18.01A placement based on the AB subscore is not available for the 2020 AP BC exam. Students with less than a 5 on the 2020 BC exam who are interested in placing into 18.01A are invited take the 18.01 ASE in August. The first half of the 18.01 ASE is on calculus AB material and the ASE will report an 18.01A subscore.

## G.C.E. A-level Examination

A grade of A* or A in A-Level Mathematics entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is given for grades lower than A.

## International Baccalaureate

A score of 7 entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is given for scores lower than 7.

## French Baccalauréat

A score of 16 or more entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is given for scores lower than 16.

## German Abitur

A score of 10 or more entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is given for scores lower than 10.

## Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) in Pure Mathematics

A score of 1 in Pure Mathematics Units 1 and 2 entitles you to twelve units of credit for 18.01, Calculus I. No credit is given for scores above 1.