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 Examinations: Sul Ross State University Course and Number Semester Credit Hours Awarded Minimum Grade
History of Art ART 1303, 1304 6 3
Biology BIOL 1311/1111    
  BIOL 1313/1113 8 3
Chemistry CHEM 1311/1111    
  CHEM 1312/1112 8 3
Computer Science A CS1309 3 3
Economics - Microeconomics ECO 2302 3 3
Economics - Macroeconomics ECO 2301 3 3
English - Language and Composition ENG 1301, 1302 6 3
Government and Politics - US PS 2305 3 3
History - European HIST 2301, 2302 6 3
History - United States HIST 1301, 1302 6 3
Mathematics - Calculus AB MATH 2413 4 3
Mathematics - Calculus BC MATH 2413, 2414 8 3
Music Theory MUS 1311, 1312 6 3
Physics B PHY 1301/1101    
  PHY 1302/1102 8 3
Physics C (Mechanics) PHY 1301/1101 4 3
Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism) PHY 1302/1102 4 3
Psychology PSY 1302 3 3
Spanish - Language SPAN 1411, 1412 8 3
Spanish - Literature SPAN 2305 3 3