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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, Dantes (DSST), and International Baccalaureate (IB) 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, 2014. These scores and course credits are subject to change. For more information regarding credit by Examination, please review the AP, CLEP, DSST, 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)
CHINESE Chinese Language and Culture 2 CHN 1014, CHN 1024
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 & Culture 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 & Culture 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, 3023, 3023, &
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**
ITALIAN Italian Language & Culture 3
4
ITL 1014, 1024
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
JAPANESE Japanese Language & Culture 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 4 STA 1043 or 1053 ***
PHYSICS Physics B 4 PHY 1603, 1623
Physics C
a. Mechanics
b. Electricity & Magnetism

4
4

PHY 1943
PHY 1963
POLITICAL SCIENCE Government and Politics US 3 POL 1013#
PSYCHOLOGY Psychology 3 PSY 1013
SPANISH Spanish Language & Culture 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 or HIS 2133 but not for both.
*** 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
Natural Sciences 65 BIO elective, 3 hours (lower division)
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
CS 1033 or IS 3003***
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
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 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
POLITICAL SCIENCE American Government 50 POL 1013**
PSYCHOLOGY Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 1013
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.
***This examination is the same for both credit granting areas. Credit cannot be used for both IS and CS. Students having earned course credit for IS 3003 cannot earn test credit for CS 1033.

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Dantes Subject Standardized Test (DSST)

Subject Test Used Minimum Score Required for UTSA Credit UTSA Credit Awarded*
Anthropology General Anthropology 47 ANT 1013
Astronomy Astronomy 52 AST 1013
Business Business Law II 50 BLW 3023
Business Mathematics 400 MAT elective, 3 hours (lower division)
Human Resource Management 425 MGT 3613
Money and Banking 55 FIN 3313
Organizational Behavior 425 MGT 3023
Principles of Finance 450 FIN 3014
Principles of Financial Accounting 55 ACC 2013
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice 400 CRJ 1113
Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 CRJ 2213
English Technical Writing 400 ENG 2413
Geology Physical Geology 50 GEO 1103
Environment & Humanity: The Race to Save the Planet 400 ES 2013
Humanities Introduction to World Religions 410 HUM 2093
Mathematics Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MAT 1023
Psychology Lifespan Developmental Psychology 50 PSY 2503

* All credit shown in this table as elective credit is lower division unless otherwise indicated.

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International Baccalaureate Certificate Examination

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 CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION
Examination UTSA Course Minimum Score Required
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Business/Management HL MKT 3013 4
Economics HL ECO 2013, 2023 4
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Sports, Exercise & Health Science HL KIN 2303 4
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND FINE ARTS
Social & Cultural Anthropology HL ANT 2053 6
Arabic Language B HL ARA 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 5
Chinese Language A1 or A2 HL CHN 1014, CHN 1024, CHN 2013, CHN 2023 4
Chinese Language B HL CHN 1014, CHN 1024 4
CHN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 5
English A - Literature HL ENG 2013 4
French A1, A2, or B HL FRN 1014, FRN 1024 2
FRN 1014, FRN 1024, FRN 2013 3
FRN 1014, FRN 1024, FRN 2013, FRN 2023 4
FRN 1014, FRN 1024, FRN 2013, FRN 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
FRN 1014, FRN 1024, FRN 2013, FRN 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
German Language A1, A2, or B HL GER 1014, GER 1024 2
GER 1014, GER 1024, GER 2013 3
GER 1014, GER 1024, GER 2013, GER 2023 4
GER 1014, GER 1024, GER 2013, GER 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
GER 1014, GER 1024, GER 2013, GER 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Geography HL GRG 1023, 3213, 3633, POL 3463 5
European History HL HIS 2563 6
Islamic History HL HIS 2543 6
Italian Language A1, A2, or B HL ITL 1014, 1024 2
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 B HL JPN 1014, 1024 2
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 HL MUS 2623 4
Philosophy HL PHI 2013 5
Psychology HL PSY 1013 5
Russian Language A1, A2, or B HL RUS 1014, RUS 1024 2
RUS 1014, RUS 1024, RUS 2013 3
RUS 1014, RUS 1024, RUS 2013, RUS 2023 4
RUS 1014, RUS 1024, RUS 2013, RUS 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
RUS 1014, RUS 1024, RUS 2013, RUS 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
Spanish Language A1, A2, or B HL SPN 1014, SPN 1024 2
SPN 1014, SPN 1024, SPN 2013 3
SPN 1014, SPN 1024, SPN 2013, SPN 2023 4
SPN 1014, SPN 1024, SPN 2013, SPN 2023 & 6 hours upper division 5
SPN 1014, SPN 1024, SPN 2013, SPN 2023 & 9 hours upper division 6
COLLEGE OF SCIENCES
Biology HL BIO 1404, 1413 4
Chemistry HL CHE 1103, 1121 (lab) 4
CHE 1103, 1121 (lab) 1113, 1131 (lab) 5
Computer Science HL CS 1063, 1713 4
Environmental Science HL ES 2013, 2023, 2021, 2031 4
Mathematics HL MAT 1093, 1214 4
Physics HL PHY 1013 4

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