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Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

Sponsored by the College Entrance Examination Board, this program provides certain college-level courses and related advanced placement exams for top students at participating high schools. Missouri S&T will recognize advanced credit for the tests listed below.

 

AP EXAM / MINIMUM SCORE
SEMESTER HOURS
MISSOURI S&T EQUIVALENCY
Art History/3 3 Art 1180
Biology/4 3 Biological Sciences 1113
Biology/5 5 Biological Sciences 1113 & 1219
Calculus AB/4 or BC/3 4 Math 1214 or 1208 *
Calculus BC/4 8 Math 1214 & 1215 or Math 1208 & 1221 **
Chemistry/3 4 Chemistry 1310
Chemistry/4 5 Chemistry 1310 & 1319
Chemistry/5 8 Chemistry 1310, 1319 & 1320
English Language/3 3 English 1120
English Literature/3 3 English 1120
Environmental Science/4 3 Biological Sciences 1173
European History/3 3 History 1100, 1200, 1300 or 1310
French Language/3 8 French 1101 & 1102
French Language/4 12 French 1101, 1102 & 1180
French Literature/3 12 French 1101, 1102 & 1180
French Literature/4 15 French 1101, 1102, 1180 & 2170
German Language/3 8 German 1101 & 1102
Government and Politics (United States)/4 3 Political Science 1200
Government and Politics (Comparative)/4 3 Political Science 1200
Human Geography/3 3 History 2110
Macroeconomics/4 3 Econ 1200
Microeconomics/4 3 Econ 1100
Music Theory/4 4 Music 2161
Physics B/4 3 Physics 1145
Physics B/5 6 Physics 1145 & 2145
Physics C (Mechanics)/3 4 Physics 1135
Physics C (Electr./Magnetism)/3 4 Physics 2135
Psychology/3 3 Psychology 1101
Spanish Language/3 8 Spanish 1101 & 1102
Spanish Language/4 12 Spanish 1101, 1102 & 1180
Spanish Literature/3 12 Spanish 1101, 1102 & 1180
Spanish Literature/4 15 Spanish 1101, 1102, 1180 & 2170
Statistics/4 3 Statistics 1115
U.S. History/4 3 History 1300 or 1310
U.S. History/5 6 History 1300 & 1310
World History/4 3 History 1100 or 1200
World History/5 6 History 1100 & 1200

* Engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1214 (4 credit hours).
Non-engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1208 (5 credit hours).

** Engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1214 & 1215 (4 credit hours each).
Non-engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1208 & 1221 (5 credit hours each).


AP AND CLEP REGULATIONS

  • Any student having 90 semester hours or more of acceptable credit are not eligible for AP or CLEP subject exams.
  • AP credit will be awarded for high school students only.
  • An examination may not be repeated in an attempt to earn credit.
  • If there is not a Missouri S&T course equivalency for credit earned, elective credit will be applied as though transferred from another institution. Applies to the following exam: Art.
  • A score of 57 is required to receive credit for a CLEP exam.
  • At the time of the exam, present a photo ID and two checks - one for $72 payable to CLEP (will accept credit and debit) and one for $30 payable to Missouri S&T. (Cash or check; no student account billing.)