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AP, CLEP, IB, and Cambridge

Good scores on college placement exams are not required for admission to UT. However, they can earn you college credit and a head start on your academic career.You should check this web page often because there are frequent changes to these credits.UT does not award credit for tests taken through the DANTES program.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Credit
American History 4 or 5 History – United States 221–222
Art Drawing N/A No Credit Awarded
Art 2–D Design N/A No Credit Awarded
Art 3–D Design N/A No Credit Awarded
Art History N/A No Credit Awarded
Biology 3 Biology 101
Biology 4 Biology 101–102
Biology 5 Biology 101–102 and Biology 160
Calculus AB 3 Math 125
Calculus AB 4 Math 141
Calculus AB 5 Math 147
Calculus BC 3 Math 141
Calculus BC 4 Math 141–142
Calculus BC 5 Math 147–148
Chemistry 4 or 5 Chemistry 120-130
Chinese Language and Culture 4 or 5 Chinese 131-132
Computer Science A 5 Computer Science 102
Economics – Micro 3, 4 or 5 Economics 211
Economics – Macro 3, 4 or 5 Economics 213
English Language & Composition 4 or 5 English 101
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5 *Students admitted Fall 2016 and forward, credit for English 101.*Students admitted prior to Fall 2016, credit for English 101-102.
Environmental Science 3 Geology 201
Environmental Science 4 or 5 Geology 201–202
European History 4 or 5 History – Europe LD – 242
French Language and Culture 3 French 211–212
French Language and Culture 4 or 5 French 212–333
German Language and Culture 4 or 5 German 211–212 or German 311–312
German Language and Culture 3 German 211–212
Government and Politics – Comparative Exam 2014 exams and prior 3,4 or 5*Exams taken in 2015 a score of 4 or 5 is required. Political Science 102
Government and Politics – US Exam 2014 exams and prior 3,4 or 5*Exams taken in 2015 a score of 4 or 5 is required. Political Science 101
Human Geography 4 or 5 Geography 121
Italian N/A No Credit Awarded
Latin 3, 4 or 5 Classics 251–252
Music Theory – Aural Subscore 4 Music Theory 130
Music Theory – Aural Subscore 5 Music Theory 130, 140
Music Theory – Nonaural (written) Subscore 4 Music Theory 110
Music Theory – Nonaural (written) Subscore 5 Music Theory 110, 120
Physics I 4 or 5 Physics 221
Physics II 4 or 5 Physics 222
Physics C – E & M 5 Physics 136
Physics C – E & M 4 Physics 102 or 222 or 231
Physics C – Mechanics 5 Physics 135
Physics C – Mechanics 4 Physics 101 or 161 or 221
Psychology 3, 4 or 5 Psychology 110
Spanish Language or Literature 3 Spanish 211–212
Spanish Language or Literature 4 Spanish 212 and 300
Spanish Language or Literature 5 Spanish 300 and 305
Statistics 4 or 5 Statistics 201
Studio Art – General or Drawing Portfolio N/A No Credit Awarded
World History 4 or 5 History 261–262
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit
Calculus with Elementary Functions 50 Math 141
College Algebra 50 Math 119
College French 50 French 111–112
College French 59 French 211–212
College German 50 German 111-112
College German 60 German 211–212
College Spanish 50 Spanish 111–112
College Spanish 63 Spanish 211–212
General Chemistry 52 Chemistry 120–130
Introductory Psychology 47 Psychology 110
Introductory Microeconomics 47 Economics 211
Introductory Macroeconomics 48 Economics 213
Introductory Sociology 52 Sociology 120
Trigonometry 50 No credit—will satisfy the trigonometry prerequisite for Math 141
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Credit
Biology (higher level) 5 + Biology 101–102
Chemistry (higher level) 5 + Chemistry 120–130
English (A1 exam) 5 English 101
English (A1 exam) 6 + English 101–102
English (A2 and B exam) N/A No credit
Environmental Systems and Societies (standard level) 4 + Geology 202
Film (higher level) 5 + Cinema Studies LD
French (standard level) 5 + French 212
French (higher level) 5 + French 212, 333
Geography 4 + Geography 121
German (standard level) 4 German 211–212
German (higher level) 4 + German 211–212 or German 311–312 or German 321–322
History (higher level) 4 + History LD–LD
Latin (standard level) 5 + Classics 251–252
Latin (higher level) 4 + Classics 251–252
Math (higher level) 4 + Math 141–142 and 4 hours Math LD credit
Music 6 + Musicology 110
Philosophy (higher level) 4 + Philosophy 101
Physics (higher level 1) 4 + Physics 221
Physics (higher level 2) 4 + Physics 222
Psychology (standard or higher level) 4 + Psychology 110
Social and Cultural Anthropology 4 + Anthropology 130
Spanish (higher level) 4 + Spanish 211–212
Theatre (higher level) 4 + Theatre 100 and Theatre LD
Visual Arts (higher level) 5 + Art LD
World Religions (standard level) 4 + Religious Studies LD
Students must present official Cambridge A or AS Level results to receive the credit stated in the table below.
Cambridge International AS and A Level
Arabic (A Level) C or better Arabic 221–222 (4,4)
Arabic (AS Level) C or better Arabic 121–122 (4,4)
Arabic 121–122 (4,4) C or better Arabic 121–122 (4,4)
Art and Design (A Level) C or better Art LD, LD (3,3)
Art and Design (AS Level) C or better Art LD (3)
Biology C or better Biology 101, 102 (4,4)
Chemistry (A Level) C or better Chemistry 120, 130 (4,4)
Chemistry (AS Level) C or better Chemistry 120 (4)
Chinese – all exams C or better Chinese 231, 232 (5,5)
Classical Studies (A Level) C or better Classics LD, LD (3,3)
Classical Studies (AS Level) C or better Classics LD (3)
Divinity (A or AS Level) C or better Religious Studies LD (3)
Economics (A Level) C or better Economics 211 (3), 213, and UD (3)
Economics (AS Level) C or better Economics 211 (3) and 213 (3)
English – Language (A Level) C or better English LD, LD (3,3)
English – Literature (A Level) C or better English LD, LD (3,3)
Environmental Management (A Level) C or better Environmental Studies LD, LD (3,3)
French (A Level) C French 111, 112 (3,3)
French (A Level) B French 211, 212 (3,3)
French (A Level) A or A* French 212, 333 (3,3)
French – Language or Literature (AS Level) C or better French 111, 112 (3,3)
Geography (A Level) C or better Geography 101, 121 (3,3)
Geography (AS Level) C or better Geography 121 (3)
German (A Level) C or better German 311, 312 (3,3) and German 321, 322 (3,3)
German (A Level) D German 211, 212 (3,3)
German (A Level) E German 111, 112 (3,3)
German – Language (AS Level) C or better German 311, 312 (3,3)
German – Language (AS Level) D German 211, 212 (3,3)
German – Language (AS Level) E German 111, 112 (3,3)
Global Perspectives (A Level) C or better Global Studies LD, LD (3,3)
Hinduism (A or AS Levels) C or better Religious Studies 374 (3)
History (A Level) C or better History LD, LD (3,3)
Islamic Studies (A or AS Level) C or better Religious Studies 332 (3)
Japanese Language (AS Level only) C or better Japanese LD (4)
Marine Science (A Level) C or better Biology LD, LD (4,4)
Mathematics (A Level) C or better Math 130, Math LD (4, 4)
Mathematics (AS Level) C or better Math 130 (4)
Mathematics – Further (A Level) C or better Math LD, Math LD (4,4)
Mathematics – Further (AS Level) C or better Math LD (4)
Music (A Level) B or better Musicology 110 (3)
Music (AS Level) A or A* Musicology 110 (3)
Physical Science (A Level) C or better General Science LD (8)
Physics (A Level) C or better Physics 221, 222 (4,4)
Physics (AS Level) C or better Physics 221 (4)
Portuguese (A Level) C or better Portuguese LD, LD (3,3)
Portuguese (AS Level) C or better Portuguese LD (3)
Portuguese – Language (AS Level only) C or better Portuguese LD (3)
Portuguese – Literature (AS Level only) C or better Portuguese LD (3)
Psychology (A Level) C or better Psychology 110, LD (3,3)
Psychology (AS Level) C or better Psychology 110 (3)
Sociology (A or AS Level) C or better Sociology 120 (3)
Spanish (A Level) C Spanish 111, 112 (3,3)
Spanish (A Level) B Spanish 211, 212 (3,3)
Spanish (A Level A or A* Spanish 212, 300 (3,3)
Spanish – First Language (AS Level only) C or better Spanish 111, 112 (3,3)
Spanish – Language (AS Level only) C or better Spanish 111, 112 (3,3)
Spanish – Literature (AS Level only) C or better Spanish 111, 112 (3,3)

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