Advanced Placement

Prospective Sul Ross students may earn up to 30 semester hours of college credit through Advanced Placement. 

Scores on examinations must be submitted prior to initial enrollment by students who have not attempted any previous college work. Students should confer with their high school counselors before applying to take an examination for credit and paying the required fees. For details, contact the Center for Enrollment Services.

AP exams are offered to high school students by participating secondary schools in May of each year. Credit is awarded for the exams listed below.

AP Examination SRSU Course Credit Hours Awarded Minimum Score
History of Art ART 3304 3 3
History of Art ART 3304, 3305 6 4
Biology BIOL 1401 4 4
Biology BIOL 1401, 1402 8 4
Chemistry CHEM 1401 4 3
Chemistry CHEM 1401, 1402 8 4
Computer Science A CS 1320 3 3
Economics -- Microeconomics ECO 2300 3 3
Economics -- Macroeconomics ECO 2305 3 3
English - Language and Composition ENG 1301 3 3
English - Language and Composition ENG 1301, 1302 6 4
Government and Politics -- U.S. PS 2305 3 3
History -- European HIST 2301 3 3
History -- European HIST 2301, 2302 6 4
History -- U.S. HIST 1301 3 3
History -- U.S. HIST 1301, 1302 6 4
Mathematics -- Calculus AB MATH 2413 4 3
Mathematics -- Calculus BC MATH 2413, 2414 8 3
Music Theory MUS 1321, 1331 6 4
Physics B PHY 1401, 1402 8 4
Physics C (Mechanics) PHY 1401 4 3
Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism) PHY 1402 4 3
Psychology PSY 1302 3 3
Spanish -- Language SPAN 1401 4 3
Spanish -- Language SPAN 1401, 1402 8 4
Spanish -- Literature SPAN 2305 3 3