University Level Courses at CIC Waterloo

The Advanced Placement Program (AP) at CIC Waterloo enables willing and academically prepared students to pursue University-level studies while still at CIC Waterloo. The program consists of University-level courses developed by the AP Program that CIC can choose to offer, and corresponding exams that are administered once a year.

Fast Facts

  • There are 38 AP courses in seven subject categories.
  • Each AP course is modeled on a comparable introductory University course in the subject.
  • Each course culminates in a standardized University -level assessment, or AP Exam.
  • AP Exams are given in May each year at CIC Waterloo

Benefits of AP Program at CIC Waterloo

Taking AP courses and exams at CIC Waterloo can help students:

  • Stand out on University applications. AP courses on a student’s transcript shows that they’ve challenged themselves with the most rigorous courses available to them. And success on an AP exam shows that they’re ready for University-level coursework.
  • Earn University credit and/or skip introductory courses in college. Most four-year universities in the United States, Canada —as well as many institutions in more than 100 other countries—grant students’ credit, placement, or both for qualifying AP exam scores.

There are currently 38 courses and exams available through the AP Program. A complete list of courses can be found below: At CIC Waterloo we offer qualified students the opportunity to write as many AP exams as they wish.

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