Advanced Placement Credit

Students may receive academic credit (up to 30 hours) for successful completion of Advanced Placement (AP) examinations taken in high school.

  • The AP is administered by the College Entrance Examination Board
  • UT awards up to 30 hours of credit for both AP and CLEP
  • Credit is earned for 3, 4, and 5 only
  • Students may receive up to 8 semester hours of credit in English and Writing for qualifying scores on the AP exam

AP Credit Determination  

Examination Score  UT Course Name UT # Credit 
Art        
Drawing 3,4,5 Drawing I ART 153 4
History 3,4,5 Art Elective ART 270* 4
2-D Design 3,4,5 Beginning Design ART 204 4
3-D Design 3,4,5 Art Elective ART TR 4
      *270 or above depending upon topic  
         
Biology 3 Biological Science BIO 124 3
  4 Biological Unity BIO 204 & 204L 4
  5 Biological Diversity BIO 203 & 203L 4
    Biological Unity BIO 204 & 204L 4
         
Calculus AB 3,4,5 Calculus I MAT 260 4
Calculus BC 3,4,5 Calculus I MAT 260 4
    Calculus II MAT 261 4
Calculus Subscore 3,4,5 Calculus I MAT 260 4
         
Chemistry 4 General Chemistry I CHE 152 3
    General Chemistry I lab CHE 153L 1
  5 General Chemistry I CHE 152 3
    General Chemistry I lab CHE 153L
    General Chemistry II CHE 154 3
    General Chemistry II lab CHE 155L 1
         
Chinese Language 3,4,5     Elementary Chinese I (IG) CHI 101 4
    Elementary Chinese II (IG) CHI 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
         
Computer Science 3,4,5 Information Technology Management Elective ITM TR 6
         
Economics-Micro 3,4,5 Principles of Microeconomics ECO 204 4
Economics-Macro 3,4,5 Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 205 4
         
English        
Lang./Comp. 4,5 Writing & Inquiry FYW 101 4
Lit./Comp. 4,5 Writing & Inquiry FYW 101 4
      AND  
      Four credits in English  
      OR  
      In lieu of FYW 101, a total of eight credits in English
         
Environ Science 3,4,5 Environmental Science (IG) BIO 112 4
         
European History 3,4,5 History Elective (IG) HIS TR 4
    History Elective (IG) HIS TR 4
         
French Language 3,4,5 Elementary French I (IG) FRE 101 4
    Elementary French II (IG) FRE 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
         
German Language 3,4,5 Elementary German I (IG) GER 101 4
    Elementary German II (IG) GER 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
Human Geography 3,4,5 Geography Elective GEO TR 4
         
Italian Language 3,4,5 Elementary Italian I ITA 101 4
    Elementary Italian II ITA 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
         
Japanese Language 3,4,5 Elementary Japanese I (IG) JPN 101 4
    Elementary Japanese II (IG) JPN 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
         
Latin        
Vergil 3,4,5 Humanities Elective HUM TR 4
Literature 3,4,5 Humanities Elective HUM TR 4
         

Music Theory (aural subscore)

3, 4 Music Fundamentals MUS 100 3

  Aural Skills I MUS 112     2
  5 Music Fundamentals MUS 100 3
    Aural Skills I MUS 112  2   
    Aural Skills II
MUS 113
2
         
Music Theory (nonaural subscore) 3,4 Music Fundamentals MUS 100 3         
    Music Theory I MUS 122 2
  5 Music Fundamentals MUS 100 3
    Music Theory I MUS 122 2
    Music Theory II MUS 123 2
         
Physics 1 3,4,5 General Physics I PHY 200 4
      PHY 200L  
Physics 2 3,4,5 General Physics II PHY 201 4
      PHY 201L  
Physics C: Mechanics 3,4,5 Physics w/Calculus I PHY 205 4
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3,4,5 Physics w/Calculus II PHY 206 4
         
Political Science        
United States 3,4,5 American Government GWA 200 4
Comparative 3,4,5 Intro to Government & World Affairs (NW-IG) GWA 100 4
         
Psychology 3,4,5 General Psychology PSY 200 4
         
Spanish Language 3,4,5 Elementary Spanish I (IG) SPA 101 4
    Elementary Spanish II (IG) SPA 102 4
   

Not for native speakers. Final assessment of foreign language credit determined by Department of Languages.

   
Spanish Literature 3,4,5 Spanish Elective (IG) SPA TR 8
         
Statistics 3,4,5 Introduction to Statistics MAT 201 4
         
US History 3,4,5 US to 1877 HIS 202 4
    US since 1877 HIS 203 4
         
World History 3,4,5 History Elective (NW-IG) HIS TR 4
    History Elective (NW-IG) HIS TR 4