Advanced Placement Equivalencies

Valdosta State University Advanced Placement (AP) Equivalencies

College Board AP Test   Score   VSU Course Semester Hrs.
Art                  
Studio Art-Drawing     3 or higher   ART 1010   3  
Studio Art-2D Design     3 or higher   ART 1020   3  
Studio Art-3D Design     3 or higher   ART 1030   3  
History of Art     3 or higher   ART 1100   3  
Biology                  
General Biology     3 or higher   BIOL 1010/1020L/1030/1040L 8  
General Biology     4 or higher   BIOL 1107K (Biology majors) 4  
Chemistry                  
General Chemistry     3   CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L 4  
General Chemistry     4 or higher   CHEM 1211/1211L & CHEM 1212/1212L 8  
Computer Science                
Computer Sci A     3 or higher   CS 1301   3  
Computer Sci AB     3 or higher   CS 1301 & 1302 6  
Economics                
Microeconomics     3 or higher   ECON 2106   3  
Macroeconomics     3 or higher   ECON 2105   3  
English                  
English Lang or Lit & Comp   3 or 4   ENGL 1101   3  
English Lang or Lit & Comp   5   ENGL 1101 & 1102 6  
Geology/Geography                
Environmental Science   3 or higher   GEOL elective 3
Human Geography     3 or higher   GEOG 1101   3  
History                  
*American History     3   HIST 2111 or  2112 3  
*American History     4 or 5   HIST 2111 &  2112 6  
European History     3 or higher   HIST 1012   3  
World History     3 or higher   HIST 1011   3  
Foreign Language                
French Language     3   FREN 1002 & 2001 6  
French Language     4 or 5   FREN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 9
French Literature     3   FREN 1002 & 2001 6
French Literature     4 or 5   FREN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 9  
German Language     3   GRMN 1002 & 2001 6  
German Language     4 or 5   GRMN 1002 &2001 & 2002 9  
Latin Literature     3   LATN 1002 & 2001 6  
Latin Literature     4 or 5   LATN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 9  
Latin-Vergil     3   LATN 1002 &2001 6  
Latin-Vergil     4 or 5   LATN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 9  
Spanish Language     3   SPAN 1002 & 2001 6  
 Spanish Language     4 or 5   SPAN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 9  
Mathematics                
Calculus AB     3   MATH 1113   3  
Calculus AB     4 or 5   MATH 1113 & 2261 7  
Calculus BC     3   MATH 2261   4  
Calculus BC     4 or 5   MATH 2261 & 2262 8  
Music                  
Music Theory     3 or higher   MUSC Elective   3  
Physics                  
Physics B     3   PHYS 1111K 4  
Physics B     4 or 5   PHYS 1111K & 1112K 8  
Physics C-Mechanics     4 or 5   PHYS 2211K 4  
Physics C-Elect/Magnetism   4 or 5   PHYS 2212K 4  
Political Science                
* US Gov't/Politics     3 or higher   POLS 1101   3  
Psychology              
 Psychology     3 or higher   PSYC 1101   3  
Statistics                  
 Statistics       3 or higher   MATH 2620   3  

*Students receiving AP credit for US Government/Politics and/or American History from non-Georgia high schools must validate Georgia legislative proficiency by passing an exemption exam offered by the Office of Testing.  See "State of Georgia Legislative Requirements."

Valdosta State University International Baccalaureate (IB) Equivalents

Valdosta State University recognizes the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. College credit will be awarded for exam scores completed at the higher-level as shown in the chart below. Standard level exam scores of  5 or higher will be considered for college credit for IB diploma completers only. The most frequently received HL exams are listed below. In order to receive credit, students need to request that official IB examination results be sent directly to the Admissions Office.

Higher Level Exam Score VSU Course Number VSU Course Title Hours
         
ANTHROPOLOGY, SOCIAL 4 or higher ANTH 1102 Intro to Anthropology 3
         
BIOLOGY 4 or 5 BIOL 1010, 1020L Intro to Biology I and lab 4
    BIOL 1030, 1040L Intro to Biology II and lab 4
         
BIOLOGY 6 or 7 BIOL 1010, 1020L Intro to Biology I and lab 4
    BIOL 1030, 1040L Intro to Biology II and lab 4
    or BIOL 1107K Unifying Prn of Biology 4
         
CHEMISTRY 4 CHEM 1211, 1211L Principles Chemistry I and lab 4
CHEMISTRY 5 or higher CHEM 1211, 1211L Principles Chemistry I and lab 4
    CHEM 1212, 1212L Principles Chemistry II and lab 4
         
COMPUTER SCI 4 or higher CS 1301 Principles Programming I 4
         
ECONOMICS 4 or higher ECON 2106 or 2105 Prn Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
         
ENGLISH 4 or 5 ENGL 1101 Composition I 3
ENGLISH 6 or higher ENGL 1101 & 1102 Composition I & II 6
         
FRENCH 4 FREN 1002 & 2001 Bgng French II & Intermed French I 6
FRENCH 5 or higher FREN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 Bgng French II, Intermed French I & II 9
         
GEOGRAPHY 4 or higher GEOG 1102 World Regional Geography 3
         
GERMAN 4 GRMN 1002 & 2001 Bgng German II & Intermed German I 6
GERMAN 5 or higher GRMN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 Bgng German II, Intermed German I & II 9
         
HISTORY, AMERICAS* 4 HIST 2111 US History to 1865 3
HISTORY, AMERICAS* 5 or higher HIST 2111 & 2112 US History to 1865, US History sn 1865 6
         
HISTORY, EUROPE 4 or higher HIST 1012 History of Civilization II 3
         
LATIN 4 LATN 1002 & 2001 Bgng Latin II & Intermed Latin I 6
LATIN 5 or higher LATN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 Bgng Latin II, Intermed Latin I & II 9
         
MATH 4 or higher MATH 2261 Analytic Geometry/Calculus I 4
         
PHYSICS 4 PHYS 1111K Introductory Physics I 4
PHYSICS 5 or higher PHYS 1111K & 1112K Introductory Physics I & II 8
         
PSYCHOLOGY 4 or higher PSYC 2500 Fundamentals of Psychology 3
         
SPANISH 4 SPAN 1002 & 2001 Bgng Spanish II & Intermed Spanish I 6
SPANISH 5 or higher SPAN 1002 & 2001 & 2002 Bgng Spanish II, Intermed Spanish I & II 9
         
THEATRE ARTS 4 or higher THEA 1100 Theatre Appreciation 3
         
VISUAL ARTS 4 or higher ART 1020 Two-dimensional Design 3

*Students receiving IB credit for US Government/Politics and/or American History from non-Georgia high schools must validate Georgia legislative proficiency by passing a Georgia history exemption exam offered by the Office of Testing. See "State of Georgia Legislative Requirements" in the Undergraduate Catalog.