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Exams for Advanced Placement (AP) Program

TTU Courses for which credit can be earned Standardized Test(s) Used Minimum Score
Semester Hours

Art

     
ART1302 4
3
ART1303 4
3
ART2303 4
3
ARTH1301 4
3
ARTH2302 4
3

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Biology

   
BIOL1401, 1402 3
8
BIOL1403, 1404 5
8

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Chemistry

   
CHEM1305, 1306 & 1105, 1106 3
8
CHEM1307, 1308 & 1107, 1108 4
8

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Chinese

   
CHIN1501, 1502 3
10
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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Computer Science

   
CS1303 4
3
CS1303 3
3

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Economics

   
ECO2301 4
3
ECO2302 4
3

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English

   
ENGL1301 3
3
ENGL1301, 1302 4
6
ENGL1301 3
3
ENGL1301, 1302 4
6

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French

   
FREN1501, 1502 3
10
FREN1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
FREN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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Geography

   
GEOG2300 3
3

German

   
GERM1501, 1502 3
10
GERM1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
GERM1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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History

   
HIST1300, 1301 3
6
HIST2300, 2301 3
6
HIST2322 or 2323 3
3

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Japanese

   
JAPN1501, 1502 3
10
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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Latin

   
LAT1501, 1502 3
10
LAT1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
LAT1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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Mathematics

   
MATH14511 4
4
MATH1451 1 3 2
4
MATH1451, 14521 4
8
MATH2300 4
3

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Natural Resources Management

   
3
3

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Physics

   
3
8
3
4
3
4

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Political Science

   
POLS1301 3
3

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Psychology

   
PSY1300 3
3

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Spanish

   
SPAN1501, 1502 3
10
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301 4
13
SPAN 1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 5
16

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1 Changes to Calculus credit effective Jan. 2012
2 Please note that a 3 on the AP BC Calculus exam will award credit, ONLY IF the AB subscore is 4.

 

 
and a departmental essay score of...
3, 4

Exams for College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

TTU Courses for which credit can be earned Standardized Test(s) Used Minimum Score
Semester Hours

Biology

     
BIOL1401, 1402
CLEP-S: Biology
52

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Business Administration

     
ACCT2300
CLEP-S:Financial Accounting
50
MGT3370
CLEP-S: Principles of Mgmt.
52
MKT3350
CLEP-S: Principles of Marketing
55
BLAW3391
CLEP-S: Introductory Business Law
51

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Chemistry

     
CHEM1305, 1306 & 1105, 1106
CLEP-S: Chemistry
52
CHEM1307, 1308 & 1107, 1108
CLEP-S: Chemistry
65

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Computer Science

     
C S1300
CLEP-S: Info. Systems and Computer Applications
55

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Economics

     
ECO2301
CLEP-S: Principles of Microeconomics
50
ECO2302
CLEP-S: Principles of Macroeconomics
50

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English

     
 
ENGL1301*
CLEP-S: College Composition Modular
55  
 
and a departmental essay score of...
3, 4
ENGL1301, 1302*
CLEP-S: College Composition Modular
55  
 
and a departmental essay score of...
5, 6
ENGL2307**
CLEP-S: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
52  

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French

     
FREN1501
CLEP-S: French Language
50
FREN1501, 1502
CLEP-S: French Language
55
FREN1501, 1502, 2301
CLEP-S: French Language
62
FREN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302
CLEP-S: French Language
66

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German

     
GERM1501
CLEP-S: German Language
50
GERM1501, 1502
CLEP-S: German Language
55
GERM1501, 1502, 2301
CLEP-S: German Language
59
GERM1501, 1502, 2301, 2302
CLEP-S: German Language
63

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History

     
HIST1300
CLEP-S: Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
51
HIST1301
CLEP-S: Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
51
HIST2300
CLEP-S: History of the U.S. I: Early Colonizations to 1877
52
HIST2301
CLEP-S: History of U.S. II: 1865 to the Present
52

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Mathematics

     
MATH1320
CLEP-S: College Algebra
52
MATH1451 1
CLEP-S: Calculus
50
MATH1550
CLEP-S: PreCalculus
50

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Political Science

     
POLS1301
CLEP-S: American Government
50

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Psychology

     
PSY1300
CLEP-S: Introductory Psychology
51
PSY2301
CLEP-S: Human Growth and Development
53

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Spanish

     
SPAN1501
CLEP-S: Spanish Language
50
SPAN1501, 1502
CLEP-S: Spanish Language
55
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301
CLEP-S: Spanish Language
66
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302
CLEP-S: Spanish Language
68

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* The multiple choice score of 55 on the College Composition Modular CLEP earns an examinee the opportunity to sit for a 90-minute on-campus writing exam. The writing exam will determine the amount, if any, of credit hours awarded for Essentials of College Rhetoric (English 1301) and/or Advanced College Rhetoric (English 1302). The writing exam is administered ONLY on the Texas Tech Campus and is graded by the Texas Tech University English Department.

** The multiple choice on the Analyzing and Interpreting Literature CLEP earns an examinee the opprotunity to sit for a 90 minute on-campus writing exam. The writing exam must have a passing score to earn credit. The writing exam is administered ONLY on the Texas Tech Campus and is graded by the Texas Tech University English Department.

1 Changes to Calculus effective Jan. 2012

 

Exams for International Baccalaureate (IB)

TTU Courses for which credit can be earned Standardized Test(s) Used Minimum Score
Semester Hours

Arabic

     
ARAB1501 IB:  Arabic ab intio SL
4, 5
5
ARAB1501, 1502 IB:  Arabic ab intio SL
6, 7
10
ARAB1501 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
ARAB1501, 1502 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
ARAB1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
ARAB1501, 1502 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
ARAB1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 HL
6
13
ARAB1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Arabic A1 or A2 HL
7
16
ARAB1501 IB:  Arabic B (SL or HL)
4,5
5
ARAB1501, 1502 IB:  Arabic B (SL or HL)
6
10
ARAB1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Arabic B (SL or HL)
7
13
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ASL (American Sign Language)

     
ASL1301 IB:  ASL ab intio SL
4, 5
3
ASL1301, 1302 IB:  ASL ab intio SL
6, 7
6
ASL1301 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
3
ASL1301, 1302 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 SL   
6
6
ASL1301, 1302, 2301 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 SL   
7
9
ASL1301, 1302 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
6
ASL1301, 1302, 2301 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 HL
6
9
ASL1301, 1302, 2301, 2302 IB:  ASL A1 or A2 HL
7
12
ASL1301 IB:  ASL B (SL or HL)
4, 5
3
ASL1301, 1302 IB:  ASL B (SL or HL)
6
6
ASL1301, 1302, 2301 IB:  ASL B (SL or HL)
7
9

Biology

     
BIOL1401, 1402
IB: Biology SL
4, 5, 6, 7
BIOL1403, 1404
IB: Biology HL
4, 5, 6, 7

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Chemistry

     
CHEM1301
IB: Chemistry SL
4, 5, 6, 7
CHEM1307, 1308 & 1107, 1108
IB: Chemistry HL
4,5, 6, 7

Chinese

     
CHIN1501 IB:  Chinese ab intio SL
4, 5
5
CHIN1501, 1502 IB:  Chinese ab intio SL
6, 7
10
CHIN1501 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
CHIN1501, 1502 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
CHIN1501, 1502 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 HL
6
13
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Chinese A1 or A2 HL
7
16
CHIN1501 IB:  Chinese B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
CHIN1501, 1502 IB:  Chinese B (SL or HL)
6
10
CHIN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Chinese B (SL or HL)
7
13

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Economics

     
ECO2301
IB: Economics HL
4,5, 6, 7

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English

     
ENGL1301
IB: English Language A1 or A2 SL or HL
4
ENGL1301, 1302
IB: English Language A1 or A2 SL or HL
5, 6, 7
ENGL 1301
IB: English A Literature A1 or A2 SL or HL
4
ENGL1301, 1302
IB: English A Literature A1 or A2 SL or HL
5, 6, 7

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Experimental Sciences

     
BIOL1305 IB: Environmental Systems SL
4, 5, 6, 7
3

French

     
FREN1501 IB: French ab intio SL
4, 5
5
FREN1501, 1502 IB: French ab intio SL
6, 7
10
FREN1501 IB:  French A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
FREN1501, 1502 IB:  French A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
FREN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  French A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
FREN1501, 1502 IB:  French A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
FREN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  French A1 or A2 HL
6
13
FREN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  French A1 or A2 HL
7
16
FREN1501 IB:  French B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
FREN1501, 1502 IB:  French B (SL or HL)
6
10
FREN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  French B (SL or HL)
7
13

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Geography

     
GEOG2351
IB: Geography SL or HL
4,5, 6, 7

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German

     
GERM1501 IB: German ab initio SL
4, 5
5
GERM1501, 1502 IB: German ab initio SL
6, 7
10
GERM1501 IB:  German A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
GERM1501, 1502 IB:  German A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
GERM1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  German A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
GERM1501, 1502 IB:  German A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
GERM1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  German A1 or A2 HL
6
13
GERM1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  German A1 or A2 HL
7
16
GERM1501 IB:  German B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
GERM1501, 1502 IB:  German B (SL or HL)
6
10
GERM1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  German B (SL or HL)
7
13
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Greek (Ancient Greek)

     
GRK1501 IB:  Greek ab initio SL
4, 5
5
GRK1501, 1502 IB:  Greek ab initio SL
6, 7
10
GRK1501 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
GRK1501, 1502 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
GRK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
GRK1501, 1502 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
GRK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 HL
6
13
GRK1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Greek A1 or A2 HL
7
16
GRK1501 IB:  Greek B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
GRK1501, 1502 IB:  Greek B (SL or HL)
6
10
GRK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Greek B (SL or HL)
7
13
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History

     
HIST1301 IB:  History SL
4, 5, 6, 7
3
HIST1301 IB:  History HL: Europe
4, 5, 6, 7
3
HIST2301 IB:  History HL: Americas
4, 5, 6, 7
3
HIST2323 IB:  History HL: Africa
4, 5, 6, 7
3

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Italian

     
ITAL1501 IB:  Italian ab initio SL
4, 5
5
ITAL1501, 1502 IB:  Italian ab initio SL
6, 7
10
ITAL1501 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
ITAL1501, 1502 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
ITAL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
ITAL1501, 1502 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
ITAL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 HL
6
13
ITAL1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Italian A1 or A2 HL
7
16
ITAL1501 IB:  Italian B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
ITAL1501, 1502 IB:  Italian B (SL or HL)
6
10
ITAL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Italian B (SL or HL)
7
13
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Japanese

     
JAPN1501 IB: Japanese ab initio SL
4, 5
5
JAPN1501, 1502 IB: Japanese ab initio SL
6, 7
10
JAPN1501 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
JAPN1501, 1502 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
JAPN1501, 1502 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 HL
6
13
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Japanese A1 or A2 HL
7
16
JAPN1501 IB:  Japanese B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
JAPN1501, 1502 IB:  Japanese B (SL or HL)
6
10
JAPN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Japanese B (SL or HL)
7
13
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Latin

     
LAT1501 IB:  Latin ab initio SL
4, 5
5
LAT1501, 1502 IB:  Latin ab initio SL
6, 7
10
LAT1501 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
LAT1501 IB:  Latin   
4, 5
5
LAT1501, 1502 IB:  Latin   
6
10
LAT1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Latin
7
16
LAT1501, 1502 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
LAT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
LAT1501, 1502 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
LAT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 HL
6
13
LAT1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Latin A1 or A2 HL
7
16
LAT1501 IB:  Latin B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
LAT1501, 1502 IB:  Latin B (SL or HL)
6
10
LAT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Latin B (SL or HL)
7
13
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Mathematics

     
MATH1320 IB:  Mathematics Studies SL
4, 5, 6, 7
3
MATH1550 IB:  Mathematics SL
4, 5
5
MATH1451 1 IB:  Mathematics SL
6, 7
4
MATH1550 IB:  Mathematics HL
4
5
MATH1451 1 IB:  Mathematics HL
5, 6, 7
4

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Music

     
MUHL1308 IB:  Music SL 
4, 5, 6, 7
3
MUHL1308, MUAP 1001 IB:  Music HL 
4, 5, 6, 7
4

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Philosophy

     
PHIL1310
IB: Philosophy SL
4,5, 6, 7
PHIL2300
IB: Philosophy HL
4,5, 6, 7

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Physics

     
PHYS1403, 1404
IB: Physics SL
4, 5, 6, 7
PHYS1408, 2401
IB: Physics HL
4, 5, 6, 7

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Portguese

     
PORT1501 IB:  Portuguese ab initio SL
4, 5
5
PORT1501, 1502 IB:  Portuguese ab initio SL
6, 7
10
PORT1501 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
PORT1501, 1502 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
PORT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
PORT1501, 1502 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
PORT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 HL
6
13
PORT1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Portuguese A1 or A2 HL
7
16
PORT1501 IB:  Portuguese B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
PORT1501, 1502 IB:  Portuguese B (SL or HL)
6
10
PORT1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Portuguese B (SL or HL)
7
13

Psychology

     
PSY1300
IB: Psychology SL or HL
4, 5, 6, 7

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Russian

     
RUSN1501 IB:  Russian ab initio SL
4, 5
5
RUSN1501, 1502 IB:  Russian ab initio SL
6, 7
10
RUSN1501 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
RUSN1501, 1502 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
RUSN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
RUSN1501, 1502 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
RUSN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 HL
6
13
RUSN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Russian A1 or A2 HL
7
16
RUSN1501 IB:  Russian B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
RUSN1501, 1502 IB:  Russian B (SL or HL)
6
10
RUSN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Russian B (SL or HL)
7
13
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Spanish

     
SPAN1501 IB:  Spanish ab initio SL
4, 5
5
SPAN1501, 1502 IB:  Spanish ab initio SL
6, 7
10
SPAN1501 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
SPAN1501, 1502 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
SPAN1501, 1502 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 HL
6
13
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Spanish A1 or A2 HL
7
16
SPAN1501 IB:  Spanish B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
SPAN1501, 1502 IB:  Spanish B (SL or HL)
6
10
SPAN1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Spanish B (SL or HL)
7
13

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Theatre Arts

     
THA2301 or 2303
IB: Theater Arts SL or HL
4,5
THA2301 or 2303 & TH A 3308 or 3309 or 4300
IB: Theater Arts Standard or HL
6, 7
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Turkish

     
TURK1501 IB:  Turkish ab initio SL
4, 5
5
TURK1501, 1502 IB:  Turkish ab initio SL
6, 7
10
TURK1501 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 SL   
4, 5
5
TURK1501, 1502 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 SL   
6
10
TURK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 SL   
7
13
TURK1501, 1502 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
TURK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 HL
6
13
TURK1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Turkish A1 or A2 HL
7
16
TURK1501 IB:  Turkish B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
TURK1501, 1502 IB:  Turkish B (SL or HL)
6
10
TURK1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Turkish B (SL or HL)
7
13

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Visual Arts

     
ART1309 IB:  Visual Arts SL or HL
4, 5, 6, 7
3
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OTHER IB LANGUAGES

     
CMLL1501 IB:  Classical Languages ab initio SL
4, 5
5
CMLL1501, 1502 IB:  Classical Languages ab initio SL
6, 7
10
CMLL1501 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 SL
4, 5
5
CMLL1501, 1502 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 SL
6
10
CMLL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 SL
7
13
CMLL1501, 1502 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 HL
4, 5
10
CMLL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 HL
6
13
CMLL1501, 1502, 2301, 2302 IB:  Classical Languages A1 or A2 HL
7
16
CMLL1501 IB:  Classical Languages B (SL or HL)
4, 5
5
CMLL1501, 1502 IB:  Classical Languages B (SL or HL)
6
10
CMLL1501, 1502, 2301 IB:  Classical Languages B (SL or HL)
7
13
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1 Changes to Calculus effective Jan. 2012

 

Credit by Exam with SAT, ACT

TTU Courses for which credit can be earned Standardized Test(s) Used Minimum Score
Semester Hours

English

     
ENGL1301
SAT: Critical Reading and Writing (each)
610
3
ENGL1301, 1302
SAT: Critical Reading and Writing (each)
700
6
ENGL1301, 1302
ACT: English Aptitude
31
6

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History

     
HIST2300
SAT II: United States History
600
3
HIS 2300, 2301
SAT II: United States History
700
6

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