AP Credits

After taking a College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Test, official test scores should be mailed directly from the College Board to the Georgia State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions for review. Questions regarding credit awards should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. High school counselors can provide information concerning the time and place for testing. Credit will be awarded for approved AP examinations as follows:

Exam: (Score for Georgia State Course Credit) = equivalent course prefix and number or explanation


History of Art: (3, 4, 5) = AH 1700

Studio Art: Drawing/General Portfolio: (3, 4, 5) = Art 1010 and possible second Art core course by portfolio review. See Student Services in the School of Art and Design to arrange for the review.

Art 2D Design: (3, 4, 5) = Art 1030

Art 3D Design: (3, 4, 5) = Art 1040

General Biology: (3) = Biol 1103K; (4,5) = Biol 1103K, 1104K

General Chemistry: (3) = Chem 1211K; (4) = Chem 1211K and exempt Chem 1212K if passed above median grade on ACS exit exam; (5) = Chem 1211K, 1212K

Computer Science A or Computer Science AB: (3, 4, 5) = CSc 2010

Economics, Macro: (3, 4, 5) = Econ 2105

Economics, Micro: (3, 4, 5) = Econ 2106

English Language and Composition/English Literature and Composition: (3, 4) = Engl 1101; (5) = Engl 1101, 1102

Environmental Science: (4, 5) = Biol 1104K

French Language: (3) = Fren 2001; (4) = Fren 2001, 2002; (5) = Fren 2001, 2002 and 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department

French Literature: (3) = Fren 2001; (4) = Fren 2001, 2002; (5) = Fren 2001, 2002 and 3033

Human Geography: (3, 4, 5) = Geog 1101

German Language: (3) = Grmn 2001; (4) = Grmn 2001, 2002; (5) = Grmn 2001, 2002 and 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department

American History: (3, 4, 5) = Hist 2110

European History: (3, 4, 5) = Hist 1112

World History: (3, 4, 5) = Hist 1112

Latin: Vergil: (3, 4) = Latn 2001, 2002; (5) = Latn 2001, 2002 and 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department

Latin: Catullus/Horace: (4, 5) = 3000-level course(s) to be determined after consultation with department

Latin Literature: (3, 4) = Latn 2001, 2002; (5) = Latn 2001, 2002 and 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department

Statistics: (3, 4, 5) = Math 1070

Calculus AB: (3) = Math 1113; (4, 5) = Math 2211

Calculus BC: (3) = Math 2211; (4, 5) = Math 2211, 2212

Music Listening and Literature: (3, 4, 5) = MuA 1930

Music Theory: (3, 4, 5) = Mus 1099

Physics B: (3) = Phys 1111K; (4, 5) = Phys 1111K, 1112K

Physics C, Mechanics: (3, 4, 5) = Phys 2211K

Physics C, Electricity and Magnetism: (3, 4, 5) = Phys 2212K

Government and Politics, American: (3, 4, 5) = PolS 1101

Psychology: (3, 4, 5) = Psyc 1101

Spanish Language: (3) = Span 2001; (4) = Span 2001, 2002; (5) = Span 2001, 2002 and a 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department

Spanish Literature: (3) = Span 2001; (4) = Span 2001, 2002; (5) = Span 2001, 2002 and a 3000-level course to be determined after consultation with department