Below are AP, IB* (SL or HL), and SAT II exams that will be accepted under Option 2 of Brandeis’ Test-Optional Policy, listed by discipline. Please note that if a student elects to select two exams from the same discipline, those tests may not be in the same academic subject.

*For IB exams to be considered under Option 2 of Brandeis’ Test-Optional Policy, predicted IB scores must be signed, dated, and sent to the Admissions Office directly from the IBO coordinator at the student’s school.

Science Discipline
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics 1
AP Physics 2
AP Physics B
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
AP Physics C: Mechanics
IB Biology
IB Chemistry
IB Physics
IB Computer Science
IB Design Technology
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
SAT II Biology E/M
SAT II Chemistry
SAT II Physics

Math Discipline
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
AP Computer Science A
IB Mathematics
SAT II Mathematics 1
SAT II Mathematics 2

English Discipline
AP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and Composition
IB English A1
SAT II Literature

Social Science Discipline
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP European History
AP Human Geography
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Psychology
AP United States Government and Politics
AP United States History
AP World History
IB Economics
IB Geography
IB History
IB Philosophy
IB Psychology
IB Social and Cultural Anthropology
IB Business Management
IB ITGS
SAT II US History
SAT II World History

Foreign Language Discipline
AP Chinese Language and Culture
AP French Language and Culture
AP German Language and Culture
AP Italian Language and Culture
AP Japanese Language and Culture
AP Latin
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature and Culture
IB Language B (Second Language)
SAT II French
SAT II German
SAT II Spanish
SAT II Modern Hebrew
SAT II Italian
SAT II Latin
SAT II French with Listening
SAT II German with Listening
SAT II Spanish with Listening
SAT II Chinese with Listening
SAT II Japanese with Listening
SAT II Korean with Listening

Arts Discipline
AP Art History
AP Music Theory
IB Dance
IB Music
IB Film
IB Theatre
IB Visual Art