Credit by Examination

Credit by Examination is available for the following:


Advanced Placement

 AP Exam 

UTRGV Course Equivalent

Course Title

Minimum Required Score 

Semester Credit Hours

Economics (Macro) 

ECON 2301 

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

3

Economics (Micro) 

ECON 2302 

Principles of Microeconomics

3

3

Computer Science (A) 

CSCI 1370

CSCI 1170

Eng. Computer Science I

Eng. Computer Science I Laboratory

3

4

Computer Science Principles 

CSCI 1101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

1

Art History

ARTS 1301

ARTS 1303

Art Appreciation

Art History I Prehistoric to the 14th-Century

3

6

Studio Art - Drawing Portfolio 

ARTS 1316

Drawing I

3

3

Studio Art - General Portfolio 

ARTS 1311

Design I

3

3

Studio Art - 2-D Design ARTS 1311 Design I 3 3

Studio Art - 3-D Design

ARTS 1312

Design II

3

3

Biology 

BIOL 1406

BIOL 1407

General Biology I

General Biology II

3

8

Environmental Science

ENVR 1401

ENVR 1402

Introduction to Environmental Science I

Introduction to Environmental Science II

3

8

Chemistry 

CHEM 1311

CHEM 1111

CHEM 1312

CHEM 1112

General Chemistry I

General Chemistry I Lab

General Chemistry II

General Chemistry II Lab

3

8

Calculus (AB) 

MATH 2413

Calculus I

3

4

Calculus (BC)

MATH 2413

MATH 2414

Calculus I

Calculus II

3

8

Physics 1

PHYS 1401

General Physics

3

4

Physics 2

PHYS 1402

General Physics

3

4

Physics (B) 

PHYS 1401

PHYS 1402 

General Physics I

General Physics II

3

8

Physics (C) - Mechanics 

PHYS 1401

or

PHYS 2425 

General Physics I

or

Physics for Scientists & Engineers I

3

4

Physics (C) - Electricity & Magnetism 

PHYS 1402

or

PHYS 2426 

General Physics II

or

Physics for Scientists & Engineers II

3

4

Statistics 

MATH 1342

or

PSYC 2401

Elementary Statistical Methods

or

Basic Statistics for Psychologists

3

3

English Language 

ENGL 1301

Rhetoric and Composition I

3

3

English Literature and Composition

ENGL 2341

Introduction to Literature

3

3

U.S. History

HIST 1301

U.S. History I

3

3

U.S. History

HIST 1301

HIST 1302 

U.S. History I

U.S. History II

4

6

World History

HIST 2321 

World History I

3

3

U.S. Government

POLS 2305

U.S. Federal Govmt & Politics

3

3

Comparative Government and Politics

POLS 2330

Introduction to Globalization

3

3

Psychology 

PSYC 2301

General Psychology

3

3

French Language and Culture

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

3

6

French Language and Culture

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

FREN 2311

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

Intermediate French I

4

9

French Language and Culture

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

FREN 2311

FREN 2312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

Intermediate French I

Intermediate French II

5

12

German Language and Culture

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

3

6

German Language and Culture

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

GERM 2311

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

Intermediate German I

4

9

German Language and Culture

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

GERM 2311

GERM 2312

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

Intermediate German I

Intermediate German II

5

12

Spanish Language

or

Spanish Literature 

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312 

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

3

6

Spanish Language

or

Spanish Literature 

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

SPAN 1313

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

4

9

Spanish Language

or


Spanish Literature 

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

SPAN 1313

SPAN 1314 

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

5

12

Chinese, Japanese, Italian

or

Latin Language and Culture

FORL 1391

FORL 1392 

Elementary Studies Foreign Languages I

Elementary Studies Foreign Languages II

3

6


NOTE: High school students anticipating college credit through College Entrance Examination Board Achievement, Advanced Placement Tests and/or International Baccalaureate should make arrangements to take the proper examination(s) with their high school counselors, AP or IB coordinators. This should be done in time for scores to be received and evaluated by UTRGV before students begin their first semester.

College Level Examination

 CLEP Exam (Subject) UTRGV Course Equivalent Course Title Minimum Required Score  Semester
Credit Hours

Principles of Accounting

ACCT 2301

ACCT 2302

Introduction To Financial Accounting

Introduction To Managerial Accounting

53

6

Introductory Business Law

BLAW 3337

Business Law I

54

3

Info Sys and Comp Appl

INFS 1301

Computer Information Systems

51

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2301

Principles of Macroeconomics

53

3

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2302

Principles of Microeconomics

53

3

Principles of Management

MGMT 3361

Principles of Management

53

3

Principles of Marketing

MARK 3300

Principles of Marketing 

53

3

Biology 

BIOL 1406

General Biology I (lecture + lab)

50

4

Biology 

BIOL 1406

BIOL 1407

General Biology I (lecture + lab)

GeneralBiology II (lecture + lab)

50

8

Chemistry 

CHEM 1311

CHEM 1111

CHEM 1312

CHEM 1112

General Chemistry I

General Chemistry I Lab

General Chemistry II General

Chemistry II Lab

50

8

College Algebra

MATH 1314

College Algebra

50

3

Calculus

MATH 2413

MATH 2414

Calculus I

Calculus II

50

8

Introductory Psychology

PSYC 2301

General Psychology

50

3

Human Growth & Development

PSYC 3337

Developmental Psychology : Lifespan

50

3

Analysis of Interp Lit

ENGL 2341

Introduction to Literature

50

3

American Literature

ENGL 2326

Introduction to American Literature

50

3

English Literature

ENGL 2321

Introduction to British Literature

50

3

History of the U.S. I

HIST 1301 

U.S. History I

50

3

History of the U.S. II

HIST 1302 

U.S. History II

50

3

American Government

POLS 2305

U.S. Federal Government & Politics

50

3

Introductory Sociology

SOCI 1301

Introduction to Sociology

50

3

French Lang

FREN 1311

Beginning French I

50

3

French Lang

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

52

6

 French Lang

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

FREN 2311

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

Intermediate French I

65

9

 French Lang

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

FREN 2311

FREN 2312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

Intermediate French I

Intermediate French II

75

12

German Lang

GERM 1311

Beginning German I

50

3

German Lang

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

52

6

German Lang

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

GERM 2311

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

Intermediate German I

65

9

German Lang

GERM 1311

GERM 1312

GERM 2311

GERM 2312

Beginning German I

Beginning German II

Intermediate German I

Intermediate German II

75

12

Spanish Lang

SPAN 1311

Beginning Spanish I

50

3

Spanish Lang

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312 

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

52

6

Spanish Lang

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

SPAN 1313

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

65

9

Spanish Lang

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

SPAN 1313

SPAN 1314 

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

75

12

* For 1302 credit, student must submit work to the Rhetoric/Composition committee coordinator for Freshman Writing Programs in UTRGV.



International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit

IB Course UTRGV Course  Course Title Required Score  Semester
Credit
Hours
Economics Standard Level (SL)  ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 4 3
Economics Higher Level (HL) 

ECON 2301

ECON 2302

Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics

4 6
Computer Science Standard Level (SL) 

CSCI 1101

Introduction to computer & Information Technology 

4 1
Computer Science Higher Level (HL) 

CSCI 1380

Computer Science I

4 3
Computer Science Higher Level (HL) 

CSCI 1170

CSCI 1370

CSCI 2380

Laboratory Engineering Computer Science I

Engineering Computer Science I

Computer Science II

6 7

Visual Arts Option A (SL)

or

Visual Arts Option A (HL)

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 4 3

Visual Arts Option B (SL)

or

Visual Arts Option B (HL)

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 4 3
Music Standard Level (SL)  MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 4 3
Theatre Arts Standard Level (SL)  THTF 1310 Theatre Appreciation 4 3
Theatre Arts Higher Level (HL)  THTF 1615 Summer Theatre Workshop 4 6
Biology Standard (SL) or Higher Level (HL) 

BIOL 1406

BIOL 1407

General Biology I (lecture + lab)

General Biology II (lecture + lab)

4 8
Chemistry Standard (SL) or Higher Level (HL) 

CHEM 1311

CHEM 1111

CHEM 1312

CHEM 1112

General Chemistry I

General Chemistry I Lab

General Chemistry II

General Chemistry II Lab

4 8
Physics Standard Level (SL)  PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4 4
Physics Higher Level (HL) 

PHYS 1401

PHYS 1402 

General Physics I

General Physics II

4 8
Geography Standard Level (SL)  GEOG 2313 Principles of Geography Physics Elementary 4 3
Geography Higher Level (HL)  HIST 3302 Geography and Environment in History 4 3
Mathematics Standard Level (SL)  MATH 1314 College Algebra 4 3
Mathematics Standard Level (SL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 5 4
Mathematics Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 4 4
Mathematics Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2413 Calculus I 5 4
Math Methods Standard Level (SL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 5 4
Math Methods Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 4 4
Math Methods Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2413 Calculus I 5 4
Math Studies Standard Level (SL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 5 4
Math Studies Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2412 Precalculus 4 4
Math Studies Higher Level (HL)  MATH 2413 Calculus I 5 4
English A1 or A2 Standard (SL) or Higher Level (HL) 

ENGL 1301

ENGL 2331

Rhetoric and Composition I

Introduction to World Literature

4 6
Extended Essay in English Any Discipline  ENGL 1302* Rhetoric And Composition II A, B, C  3
History Americas Standard Level (SL) 

HIST 1301

HIST 1302 

U.S. History I

U.S. History II

6 6
History Americas Higher Level (HL) 

HIST 1301

HIST 1302   

U.S. History I

U.S. History II

6 6
History World Standard Level (SL) 

HIST 2321

HIST 2322

World History I

World History II

6 6
History World Higher Level (HL) 

HIST 2321

HIST 2322

World History I

World History II

6 6
Philosophy Standard Level (SL)  PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy 4 3
Psychology Standard Level (SL)  or Higher Level (HL) PSYC 2301 General Psychology 4 3
Anthropology Standard Level (SL)  ANTH 2351 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 4 3
Spanish A1 or A2 or B or AB Standard Level (SL) 

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II 

4 6
Spanish A1 or A2 or B Higher Level (HL) 

SPAN 1311

SPAN 1312

SPAN 1313

SPAN 1314

Beginning Spanish I

Beginning Spanish II

Intermediate Spanish I

Intermediate Spanish II

4 12
French A1 or A2 Standard Level (SL) 

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

4 6
French A1 or A2 Higher Level (HL) 

FREN 1311

FREN 1312

FREN 2311

FREN 2312

Beginning French I

Beginning French II

Intermediate French I

Intermediate French II

4 12

* for 1302 credit, student must submit work to the Rhetoric/Composition committee coordinator for Freshman Writing Programs in UTRGV