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AP, CLEP, IB, Cambridge, and Statewide Dual Credit

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 DSST Exams; however, students may earn college credit for CLEP exams taken through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES).

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Credit
American History 4 or 5 History – United States 221–222
Studio Art: Drawing 4 or 5 ART LD (3 credit hours)
Studio Art: 2D Design 4 or 5 ART LD (3 credit hours)
Studio Art: 3D Design 4 or 5 ART LD (3 credit hours)
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
Computer Science Principles 5 Computer Science 100
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
Principles of Management 50 Management 201
Trigonometry 50 No credit—will satisfy the trigonometry prerequisite for Math 141

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Credit
Biology (higher level) 5 + BIOL 101–102
Business & Management (standard or higher level) 5+ MGT 201
Chemistry (higher level) 5 + CHEM 120–130
Computer Science (higher level) 7 COSC 102
Economics (standard or higher level) 5+ ECON 211, 213
English (A1 exam) 5 ENGL 101
English (A1 exam) 6 + ENGL 101–102
English (A2 and B exam) N/A No credit
Environmental Systems and Societies (standard level) 4 + GEOL 202
Film (higher level) 5 + CNST LD (3 credit hours)
French (standard level) 5 + FREN 212
French (higher level) 5 + FREN 212, 333
Geography (standard or higher level) 4 + GEOG 121
German (standard level) 4 GERM 211–212
German (higher level) 4 + GERM 211–212 or
GERM 311–312 or
GERM 321–322
History (higher level) 4 + HIST LD–LD (3 credit hours each)
Informational Technology in a Global Society (standard or higher level) 4 + GEOG 111
Latin (standard level) 5 + CLAS 251–252
Latin (higher level) 4 + CLAS 251–252
Math (higher level) 4 + MATH 141–142 and MATH LD credit (4 credit hours)
Music: Solo Performance (standard or higher level) 6 + MUCO 110
Music: Music Creating (standard or higher level) 6 + MUCO 110
Music: Music Group Performance (standard or higher level) 6 + MUCO 110
Philosophy (higher level) 4 + PHIL 101
Physics (higher level 1) 4 + PHYS 221
Physics (higher level 2) 4 + PHYS 222
Physics DP (higher level) 4 + PHYS 221-222
Psychology (standard or higher level) 4 + PSYC 110
Social and Cultural Anthropology (standard or higher level) 4 + ANTH 130
Spanish (higher level) 4 + SPAN 211–212
Sports, Exercise & Health Science (higher level) 5+ KNS LD (3 credit hours)
Theatre (higher level) 4 + THEA 100 and THEA LD (3 credit hours)
Visual Arts (higher level) 5 + ART LD (3 credit hours)
World Religions (standard level) 4 + REST LD (3 credit hours)

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)

Students must contact the Office of the University Registrar in order for postsecondary credit(s) to be awarded.

Statewide Dual Credit Challenge Exam
College Algebra-Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry 75% or better Math 119
Pre-Calculus 75% or better Math 130
Statistics 75% or better Math 115
Agriculture Business Finance 70% or better AGNR LD (3 credits)
SDC Intro to Agriculture Business 70% or better AGNR LD (3 credits)
Greenhouse Management 70% or better AGNR LD (3 credits)
SDC Intro to Plant Science 70% or better AGNR LD (3 credits)
Sociology 70% or better SOCI 120
SDC Introduction to Sociology 70% or better SOCI 120
Criminal Justice I 80% or better SOCI LD (3 credits)
Criminal Justice II 70% or better SOCI LD (3 credits)
Psychology 70% or better PSYC 110
World HIstory 80% or better HIST LD (3 credits)
American History 80% or better HIUS LD (3 credits)

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