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C. NATIONAL STANDARDIZED TESTS: MINIMUM SCORES REQUIRED FOR CREDIT AT UTSA

Students are encouraged to maximize their experience at UTSA by accessing the credit that can be received through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement (AP) program, and International Baccalaureate Examination. The following tables provide information on minimum scores required in order to receive credit at UTSA. There are University policies that may affect whether or not credit can be received through these tests. The cutoff scores displayed on these pages are valid beginning August 1, 2012. These scores and course credits are subject to change. For more information regarding credit by Examination, please review the AP, CLEP, and IB information on the Testing Services Web site: http://utsa.edu/testing/. Testing Services is located in MS 1.01.04 on the Main Campus, phone (210) 458-4125, and in BV 1.302 on the Downtown Campus, phone (210) 458-2941.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)
Subject Test Used Minimum Score Required for UTSA Credit UTSA Credit Awarded*
ART History of Art 3 AHC elective, 3 hours (lower division)
BIOLOGY Biology 4 BIO 1404, 1413
CHEMISTRY Chemistry 4
5
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab)
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab)
CHE 1113, 1131 (lab)
COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science A 3 CS 1063
ECONOMICS Macroeconomics 3 ECO 2013
Microeconomics 3 ECO 2023
ENGLISH English Literature and Composition 4 ENG 2013
English Language and Composition 3 WRC 1013
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Environmental Science 3
4
ES 2013
ES 2013, 2023
FRENCH French Language 2

3
FRN 1014, 1024

FRN 1014, 1024
FRN 2013, 2023
FRN 3023
GEOGRAPHY Human Geography 4 GRG elective, 3 hours (lower division)
GERMAN German Language 2

3


4



5
GER 1014, 1024

GER 1014, 1024
GER 2013, 2023

GER 1014, 1024
GER 2013, 2023
GER 3023

GER 1014, 1024
GER 2013, 2023
GER electives, 6 hours (upper division)
HISTORY United States History 3 HIS 1043, 1053
European History 3 HIS 2563
World History 3 HIS 2123 or HIS 2133
IDS 2203 or IDS 2213 **
JAPANESE Japanese Language 2
3
JPN 1014, 1024
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
MATHEMATICS Calculus AB 4 MAT 1214
Calculus BC 3
4
MAT 1214
MAT 1214, 1224
Statistics 3 STA 1043 or 1053 ***
PHYSICS Physics B 4 PHY 1603, 1623
Physics C
a. Mechanics
b. Electricity & Magnetism

4
4

PHY 1903
PHY 1923
POLITICAL SCIENCE Government and Politics US 3 POL 1013#
PSYCHOLOGY Psychology 3 PSY 1013
SOCIAL SCIENCES Please refer to History    
SPANISH Spanish Language 2

3


4
SPN 1014, 1024

SPN 1014, 1024
SPN 2013, 2023

SPN 1014, 1024
SPN 2013, 2023
SPN elective, 3 hours (upper division)
Spanish Literature 3 SPN Literature elective, 3 hours (upper division)
*All credit shown in this table as elective credit is lower division unless otherwise indicated.
** Credit will be given for either HIS 2123, HIS 2133, IDS 2203, or IDS 2213, but not for all.
*** Credit will be given for either STA 1043 or STA 1053, but not for both.
# This credit is earned after completion of POL 1133 (Texas Politics and Society). Any substitutions or equivalencies allowed by an advisor will not be the responsibility of Testing Services.

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COLLEGE LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP)
Subject Test Used Minimum Score Required for UTSA Credit UTSA Credit Awarded*
BIOLOGY Biology 65 BIO 1233, 1243
BUSINESS Financial Accounting 60 ACC 2013
Introductory Business Law 50 BLW 3013
Principles of Management 50 MGT 3013
Principles of Marketing 50 MKT 3013
CHEMISTRY Chemistry 58
68
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab)
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab)
CHE 1113, 1131 (lab)
COMPUTER SCIENCE Information Systems and
Computer Applications
50
57
CS 1033
IS 3003
This examination is the same for both credit granting areas. The score determines which credit is awarded. Credit cannot be used for both IS and CS. Students having earned course credit for IS 3003 cannot earn test credit for CS 1033.
ECONOMICS Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECO 2013
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECO 2023
ENGLISH College Composition Modular with Essay 50+
63+
WRC 1013
WRC 1013, 1023
American Literature 63 ENG 2263, 2293
English Literature 63 ENG 2223, 2233
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
with Essay
63

63+
ENG 2013

ENG 2213
+with “pass” on essay scored by English Department Faculty
FRENCH College Level French Language 43

50

56

62
FRN 1014

FRN 1014, 1024

FRN 1014, 1024, 2013

FRN 1014, 1024
FRN 2013, 2023
Diplome d’Etudes en Langue Francaise**

**For details, contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, (210) 458-4373.
Unitè A1

Unitè A1, A2

Premier Degrè

Unitès A1, A2, A3, A4
FRN 1014

FRN 1014, 1024

FRN 1014, 1024


FRN 2013, 2023
GERMAN College Level German Language 43

50

56

63
GER 1014

GER 1014, 1024

GER 1014, 1024, 2013

GER 1014, 1024
GER 2013, 2023
HEALTH Human Growth and Development 50 HTH 3543
HISTORY Social Sciences and History 50 HIS elective, 3 hours (lower division)
History of the United States I 50 HIS 1043
History of the United States II 50 HIS 1053
MATHEMATICS College Mathematics 50 MAT elective, 3 hours (lower division)
College Algebra 50 MAT 1073
Precalculus 50 MAT 1093
Calculus 50 MAT 1214
NATURAL SCIENCES Natural Sciences 65 BIO elective, 3 hours (lower division)
POLITICAL SCIENCE American Government 50 POL 1013**
PSYCHOLOGY Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 1013
SOCIAL SCIENCES Please refer to History    
SOCIOLOGY Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 1013
SPANISH College Level Spanish Language 43

50

58

66
SPN 1014

SPN 1014, 1024

SPN 1014, 1024, 2013

SPN 1014, 1024
SPN 2013, 2023
*All credit shown in this table as elective credit is lower division unless otherwise indicated.
** This credit is earned after completion of POL 1133 (Texas Politics and Society). Any substitutions or equivalencies allowed by an advisor will not be the responsibility of Testing Services.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio accepts credit by examination through several testing venues. In accordance with Section 51.968 of the Texas Education Code, students who receive an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma will be eligible for a minimum of 24 hours course credit if scores of “4” or better were achieved on all IB examinations attempted. The current articulation of how credit will be disseminated for standard level IB examinations is available on the Testing Services Web site at www.utsa.edu/testing/.

International Baccalaureate Certificate students can currently receive the following course credit for the higher level IB exams if they meet the score criteria listed in the following table.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE EXAMINATION
Examination UTSA Course Minimum Score Required
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Business/Management MKT 3013 4
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND FINE ARTS
Anthropology ANT 2053 6
Art/Design ART 1003 5
English Language A1 or A2 WRC 1013, 1023 5
French A1 or A2 FRN (3 hours upper division) 3
FRN (6 hours upper division) 4
FRN (9 hours upper division) 5
French Language B FRN 1014, 1024, 2013 3
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
German Language A1 or A2 GER (3 hours upper division) 3
GER (6 hours upper division) 4
GER (9 hours upper division) 5
German Language B GER 1014, 1024, 2013 3
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Geography GRG 1023, 3213, 3633, POL 3463 5
History, European HIS (3 hours at sophomore level) 6
History, African HIS (3 hours at sophomore level) 6
History, American HIS (3 hours at sophomore level) 6
Italian Language A1 or A2 ITL (3 hours upper division) 3
ITL (6 hours upper division) 4
ITL (9 hours upper division) 5
Italian Language B ITL 1014, 1024, 2013 3
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Japanese Language A1 or A2 JPN (3 hours upper division) 3
JPN (6 hours upper division) 4
JPN (9 hours upper division) 5
Japanese Language B JPN 1014, 1024, 2013 3
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Music MUS 2623 4
Philosophy PHI 2013 5
Psychology PSY 1013 5
Russian Language A1 or A2 RUS (3 hours upper division) 3
RUS (6 hours upper division) 4
RUS (9 hours upper division) 5
Russian Language B RUS 1014, 1024, 2013 3
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Sociology SOC 3253, 3373 4
Spanish Language A1 or A2 SPN (3 hours upper division) 3
SPN (6 hours upper division) 4
SPN (9 hours upper division) 5
Spanish Language B SPN 1014, 1024, 2013 3
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 4
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
COLLEGE OF SCIENCES
Biology BIO 1404, 1413 4
Chemistry CHE 1103, 1121 (lab) 4
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab) 1113, 1131 (lab) 5
Computer Science CS 1063, 1713 4
Environmental Science ES 2013, 2023, 2021, 2031 4
Mathematics MAT 1093, 1214 4
Physics PHY 1013 5

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