Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and College-Level Examination Program

Placement for Advanced Placement Tests
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
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 The College Board 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
Biology n/a 4, 5, 6, 7 4 hours (BIOL 1130, 1110 or BIOL 2107, 2107L)
8 hours (BIOL 1130, 1110 or BIOL 2107, 2107L, BIOL 2108, 2108L)
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)
Business Organization currently under review
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)
German n/a 5, 6, 7 GRMN 1001 (3) and GRMN 1002 (3)
Latin n/a 5, 6, 7 LATN 1002 (3) and LATN 2001 (3)
American History n/a 4*, 5, 6, 7
*Depatment Chair will review the course syllabus
HIST 2110 (3)
History (all regions) n/a 4*, 5, 6, 7
*Depatment Chair will review the course syllabus
HIST 1112 (3)
Spanish n/a 5, 6, 7 SPAN 1001 (3) and SPAN 1002 (3)
Mathematics n/a 4 MATH 1113 (4)
Mathematics n/a 5, 6, 7 MATH 1113 (4) and MATH 1441 (4) [Total of 8hrs]
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 – 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 n/a 4,5,6,7 4 hours (PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1113)
8 hours (PHYS 1111, PHYS 1113, PHYS 1112, and PHYS 1114)
8 hours (PHYS 2211, PHYS 1113, PHYS 2212, and PHYS 1114)
Psychology 6,7 4,5,6,7 TBA
Geography 5,6,7 n/a TBA
Geography n/a 5,6,7 GEOG 1111 (3) and GEOG 1110 (1) [Total of 4 hrs]
Anthropology 5,6,7 4,5,6,7 ANTH 1102 (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, then please go 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
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