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Credit by Exam or Advanced Program

Advanced Placement
AP Exam Exam Score Course Credit Awarded
Hours Earned
Art History 4+ ART 1000 3
Art/Studio – Drawing 4+ ART 2000 3
Art/Studio – General Portfolio 4+ ART 2000 3
ART/2D Design  4+  ART 1020  3
Biology 3 BIOL 1130, BIOL 1110 4
Biology 4 BIOL 2107/2107L 4
Biology 5 BIOL 2107/2107L, BIOL 2108/2108L 8
Calculus AB 4+ MATH 1441 4
Calculus BC 3, 4 MATH 1441 4
Calculus BC 5 MATH 1441, MATH 2242 8
Chemistry 3, 4 CHEM 1145 4
Chemistry 5 CHEM 1145, CHEM 1146 8
Computer Science A or AB^ 3+ CSCI 1301 4
Economics – Macroeconomics 3+ ECON 2105 3
Economics – Microeconomics 3+ ECON 2106 3
English Language & Composition or English Literature & Composition* 3, 4 ENGL 1101 3
English Language  &Composition or English Literature & Composition* 5 ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102  6
Environmental Science 4+ BIOL 1230, BIOL 1210 4
French Language 3 FREN 1001, FREN 1002 6
French Language 4 FREN 1001, FREN, 1002, FREN 2001 9
French Language 5 FREN 1001, FREN, 1002, FREN 2001, FREN 2002 12
French Literature 4+ FREN 3230 3
German Language 3 GRMN 1001, GRMN 1002 6
German Language 4 GRMN 1001, GRMN 1002, GRM 2001 9
German Language 5 GRMN 1001, GRMN 1002, GRM 2001, GRM 2002 12
Government and Politics – United States or Comparative^ 3+ POLS 1101 3
History – European or World^ 3+ HIST 1112 3
History – United States 3+ HIST 2110 3
Human Geography 3+ GEOG 1101 3
Latin – Vergil 3 LATN 1001, LATN 1002 6
Latin – Vergil 4 LATN 1001, LATN 1002, LATN 2001 9
Latin – Vergil 5 LATN 1001, LATN 1002, LATN 2001, LATN, 2002 12
Latin – Literature 3 LATN 1001, LATN 1002 6
Latin – Literature 4+ LATN 1001, LATN 1002, LTN 3131 9
Music Listening & Literature 3+ MUSC 1100 3
Music – Non Aural Subscore 3+ MUSC 1331 3
Music – Aural Subscore 3+ MUSC 1513 1
Music Theory – Without Aural Subscore 3+ MUSC 1331 3
Physics B 3+ PHYS 1111, PHYS 1113 4
Physics C – Mechanics 3+ PHYS 2211, PHYS 1113 4
Physics C – Electricity and Magnetism 3+ PHYS 2212, PHYS 1114 4
Psychology 3+ PSYC 1101 3
Spanish Language 3 SPAN 1001, SPAN 1002 6
Spanish Language 4 SPAN 1001, SPAN 1002, SPAN 2001 9
Spanish Language 5 SPAN 1001, SPAN 1002, SPAN 2001, SPAN 2002 12
Spanish Literature 4+ SPAN 3230 3
Statistics 3+ STAT 2231 3

*Georgia Southern University considers the English Language & Composition and English Literature & Composition to be parallel examinations. Credit for ENGL 1101 will be awarded with a score of 3 or 4 on either test. Credit for ENGL 1102 will only be awarded with a score of 5 on either test.

^If credit is earned for two exams where the awarded credit is the same, credit will only be awarded one time.

For more information regarding Advanced Placement Program please contact CollegeBoard by clicking here or calling 888-CALL-4-AP.

Placement for International Baccalaureate Tests

Other subjects are under review and will be updated as decisions are made.

Subject Standard Level Score Higher Level Score Course Credit
Anthropology 5,6,7 4,5,6,7 ANTH 1102 (3)
Biology 5,6,7 4,5 BIOL 1130/1110 (4 hrs)
Biology  n/a  6,7  BIOL 2107/2107L + BIOL 2108/2108L (8 hrs)
Chemistry 6, 7 5, 6, 7 CHEM 1145 (4)
Computer Science 4, 5, 6, 7 n/a CSCI 1301 (4)
Computer Science n/a 5, 6, 7 CSCI 1301 (4) and CSCI 1302 (3)
Economics 5, 6, 7 n/a ECON 2105 (3)
Economics n/a 5, 6, 7 ECON 2105 (3) and 2106 (3)
English n/a 4, 5, 6, 7 ENGL 1101 (3) and ENGL 1102 (3)
French n/a 5, 6, 7 FREN 1001 (3) and FREN 1002 (3)
Geography 5,6,7 n/a TBA
Geography n/a 5,6,7 GEOG 1111 (3) and GEOG 1110 (1) [Total of 4 hrs]
German n/a 5, 6, 7 GRMN 1001 (3) and GRMN 1002 (3)
History (American) n/a 4*, 5, 6, 7
*Department Chair will review the course syllabus
HIST 2110 (3)
History (all regions) n/a 4*, 5, 6, 7
*Department Chair will review the course syllabus
HIST 1112 (3)
Latin n/a 5, 6, 7 LATN 1002 (3) and LATN 2001 (3)
Mathematics 5,6 n/a MATH 1111 (3 hrs)
Mathematics 7 4 MATH 1113 (4 hrs)
Mathematics  n/a  5, 6, 7 MATH 1113 + MATH 1441 (8 hrs)
Mathematics – Statistics & Probability (Topic 7)  n/a 4,5,6,7 Mathematics above + STAT 2231 (+3 hrs)
Mathematics – Statistics & Probability (Topic 8) n/a 4 MATH 1113 (4) and STAT 2231 (3) [Total of 7hrs]
Mathematics – Statistics & Probability (Topic 8) n/a 5, 6, 7 MATH 1113 (4), STAT 2231 (3) and
MATH 1441 (4) [Total of 11hrs]
Mathematics – Calculus (Topic 9)  n/a 6,7 as Mathematics above + MATH 2242 (+4 hrs)
Mathematics – Differential Equations (Topic 10) n/a 4 MATH 1113 (4)
Mathematics – Differential Equations (Topic 10) n/a 5 MATH 1113 (4) and MATH 1441 (4) [Total of 8hrs]
Mathematics – Differential Equations (Topic 10) n/a 6, 7 MATH 1113 (4), MATH 1441 (4) and
MATH 2242 (4) [Total of 12hrs]
Physics 5 n/a PHYS 1135 (3 hrs)
Physics  6,7  4 PHYS 1111/1113 (4 hrs)
Physics  n/a  5 PHYS 1111/1113 + PHYS 1112/1114 (8 hrs)
Physics  n/a  6,7 PHYS 2211/1113 + PHYS 2212/1114 (8 hrs)
Psychology 6,7 4,5,6,7 PSYC 1101 (3)
Spanish n/a 5, 6, 7
SPAN 1001 (3) and SPAN 1002 (3)
Cambridge AICE Diploma Exams

We are in the process of reviewing the Cambridge AICE program. We will add exams and credit awarded as it is approved.

The credit listed below is awarded for passing grades of A-E as the A-Level and AS-Level.

 AICE Exam  AS Level – Credit Awarded A Level – Credit Awarded
Art & Design ART 2000 (3) ART 2000 (3)
Accounting ACCT 2030 (3) ACCT 2101 (3), ACCT 2102 (3)
Business BUSA 1105 (3) BUSA 1105 (3)
Economics ECON 2105 (3) ECON 2105 (3)
English Language ENGL 1101 (3) ENGL 1101 (3), ENGL 1102 (3)
English Literature ENGL 2112 (3) ENGL 2111 (3), ENGL 2112 (3)
French Language FREN 1001 (3), FREN 1002 (3) FREN 1001 (3), FREN 1002 (3), FREN 2001 (3), FREN 2002 (3)
French Literature FREN 3230 (3)
German Language GRMN 1001 (3), GRMN 1002 (3) GRMN 1001 (3), GRMN 1002 (3), GRMN 2001 (3), GRMN 2002 (3)
Global Perspectives & Research FYE 1410 (1)  FYE 1410 (1)
History HIST 1112 (3) HIST 1112 (3), HIST 2110 (3)
Music  MUSC 1333 (3) MUSC 1333 (3), MUSC 1334 (3)
Psychology PSYC 1101 (3)
Sociology SOCI 1101 (3)
Spanish Language SPAN 1001 (3), SPAN 1002 (3)  SPAN 1001 (3), SPAN 1002 (3), SPAN 2001 (3), SPAN 2002 (3)
Spanish Literature SPAN 3630 (3)
Placement for College-Level Examination Program Tests

For more information about CLEP, click here.
If you would like to schedule a CLEP exam at Georgia Southern, click here for more information.

CLEP Examination Title Minimum Score for Awarding Credit Equivalent Course at Georgia Southern Semester hours earned at Georgia Southern
COMPOSITION & LITERATURE
American Literature n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50 ENGL 2000 3
Composition, Freshman College n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
English Composition with or without Essay n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
College Composition
(replaces English Composition with Essay)
effective 7/1/2010
50 ENGL 1101 3
College Composition Modular
(replaces English Composition without Essay or Freshman College Composition)
effective 7/1/2010
n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
English Literature n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Humanities n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
French College Level 1 50 FREN 2001 3
French College Level 2 n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
German College Level 1 50 GRMN 2001 3
German College Level 2 n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Spanish College Level 1 50 SPAN 2001 3
Spanish College Level 2 n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
SOCIAL SCIENCES & HISTORY
American Government 50 POLS 1101 3
Educational Psychology, Introduction to 50 EDUF 3232 3
History of US I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HIST 2110 3
History of US II:1865 to Present 50 HIST 2110 3
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 ECON 2105 3
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 ECON 2106 3
Psychology, Introductory 50 PSYC 1101 3
Social Sciences and History n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Sociology, Introductory 50 SOCI 1101 3
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 HIST 1111 3
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 HIST 1112 3
SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS
Algebra 50 MATH 1111 3
Biology, General 50 BIOL 1110 & BIOL1130 4
Precalculus 50 MATH 1113 4
Calculus with Elementary Functions 50 MATH 1441 4
Mathematics, College n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Natural Sciences n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Chemistry, General 50 CHEM 1145 & 1146 8
BUSINESS
Accounting, Principles of n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Financial Accounting n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Business Law, Introductory n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 CISM 1120 2
Management, Principles of n/a No Credit Awarded n/a
Marketing, Principles of n/a No Credit Awarded n/a

Last updated: 5/8/2012