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OSU accepts Advanced Placement Program (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and International Baccalaureate Program (IB) for college-level credit.

 

For students who wish to pursue credit for an OSU course via an advanced standing exam, you can fill out this form.

 

AP Credit Information

AP Examination Minimum Score OSU Equivalent Course Semester Hours
Art History
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ART 1503, 1513
Semester Hours
6
Art, Studio: Drawing Portfolio
Minimum Score

3

OSU Equivalent Course
ART 1103
Semester Hours

3

Art, Studio: 2-D Design
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ART 1203
Semester Hours
3
Art, Studio: 3-D Design
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ART 1303
Semester Hours
3
Biology
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
BIOL 1114
Semester Hours
4
Calculus AB
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
MATH 2144
Semester Hours
4
Calculus BC
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
MATH 2144, 2153
Semester Hours
7
Capstone: Research
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
A&S 2000
Semester Hours
3
Capstone: Seminar
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
A&S 2000
Semester Hours
3
Chemistry
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
CHEM 1314
Semester Hours
4
Chemistry
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Course
CHEM 1314, 1515
Semester Hours
9
Chinese Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
CHIN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9
Computer Science A
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
CS 1113
Semester Hours
3
Computer Science Principles
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
CS 1013
Semester Hours
3
English Language & Composition
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ENGL 1113
Semester Hours
3
English Language & Composition
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Course
ENGL 1113, 1213
Semester Hours
6
English Literature & Composition
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Course
ENGL 1113, 1213
Semester Hours
6
English Literature & Composition
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ENGL 1113
Semester Hours
3
Environmental Science
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ENVR 1113
Semester Hours
3
French Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
FREN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
German Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
GRMN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Government & Politics: Comparative
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
POLS 2113
Semester Hours
3
Government & Politics: U.S.
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
POLS 1113
Semester Hours
3
History: U.S.
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
HIST 1483, 1493
Semester Hours
6
History: European
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
HIST 1623
Semester Hours
3
History: World
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
HIST 2213
Semester Hours
3
Human Geography
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
GEOG 1113
Semester Hours
3
Italian Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
FLL 1---, 2---
Semester Hours
9
Japanese Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
JAPN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9
Latin
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
LATN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9
Macroeconomics
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ECON 2203
Semester Hours
3
Microeconomics
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
ECON 2103
Semester Hours
3
Music Theory
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
MUSI 1002
Semester Hours
2
Music Theory
Minimum Score
5
OSU Equivalent Course
MUSI 1002, 1533
Semester Hours
5
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
PHYS 1114
Semester Hours
4
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
PHYS 1214
Semester Hours
4
Physics C: Mechanics
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
PHYS 2014
Semester Hours
4
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
PHYS 2114
Semester Hours
4
Psychology
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
PSYC 1113
Semester Hours
3
Spanish Language & Culture
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
SPAN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Spanish Literature
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
SPAN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Statistics
Minimum Score
3
OSU Equivalent Course
STAT 2013
Semester Hours
3


CLEP Credit Information

OSU awards credit for the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams listed below. Credit is only awarded to students who have taken the subject examination.

CLEP Subject Examination Minimum Score OSU Equivalent Course Semester Hours
Accounting, Financial
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
ACCT 2103
Semester Hours
3
American Government
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
POLS 1113
Semester Hours
3
Biology, General
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
BIOL 1114
Semester Hours
4
Business Law, Introductory
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
LSB 3213
Semester Hours
3
Calculus
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
MATH 2144
Semester Hours
4
Chemistry
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
CHEM 1314, 1515
Semester Hours
9
College Algebra
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
MATH 1513
Semester Hours
3
College Composition*
Minimum Score
54
OSU Equivalent Course
ENGL 1113
Semester Hours
3
Educational Psychology, Intro to
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
EPSY 4223
Semester Hours
3
French Language
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
FREN 1713, 1813
Semester Hours
6
French Language
Minimum Score
59
OSU Equivalent Course
FREN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9
German Language
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
GRMN 1713, 1813
Semester Hours
6
German Language
Minimum Score
60
OSU Equivalent Course
GRMN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9
Human Growth and Development
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
EPSY 3113
Semester Hours
3
Macroeconomics, Principles of
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
ECON 2203
Semester Hours
3
Microeconomics, Principles of
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
ECON 2103
Semester Hours
3
Management, Principles of
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
MGMT 3013
Semester Hours
3
Marketing, Principles of
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
MKTG 3213
Semester Hours
3
Precalculus
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
MATH 1715
Semester Hours
5
Psychology, Introductory
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
PSYC 1113
Semester Hours
3
Sociology, Introductory
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
SOC 1113
Semester Hours
3
Spanish Language
Minimum Score
50
OSU Equivalent Course
SPAN 1713, 1813
Semester Hours
6
Spanish Language
Minimum Score
63
OSU Equivalent Course
SPAN 1713, 1813, 2713
Semester Hours
9

 * Oklahoma State University will no longer accept the College Composition Modular CLEP Exam.

 

IB Higher Level Credit Information

OSU awards credit for the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams listed below. Credit is awarded to students who have taken "Higher Level" courses through the IB program and received the minimum score indicated on the "Higher Level" examination.

IB Examination Minimum Score OSU Equivalent Score Semester Hours
Anthropology
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ANTH 1---
Semester Hours
3
Biology
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
BIOL 1114
Semester Hours
4
Business Management
Minimum Score
4 
OSU Equivalent Score
MGMT 3013
Semester Hours
3
Chemistry
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
CHEM 1314, 1515
Semester Hours
9
Computer Science
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
CS 1---
Semester Hours
3
Dance
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
DANC 1003
Semester Hours
3
Economics
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ECON 2003
Semester Hours
3
Film
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ENGL 2453
Semester Hours
3
Geography
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
GEOG 1113
Semester Hours
3
Global Politics
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
POLS 2013
Semester Hours
3
History
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
HIST 2213, 2223
Semester Hours
6
Info Technology in
Global Society
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
CS 1---
Semester Hours
3
Language A1: English
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ENGL 1113
Semester Hours
3
Language A1: English
Minimum Score
5
OSU Equivalent Score
ENGL 1113, 1213
Semester Hours
6
Language and Literature A: English
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ENGL 1113
Semester Hours
3
Literature A: English
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ENGL 1---
Semester Hours
3
Language B: French
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
FREN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Language B: German
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
GRMN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Language B: Latin
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
LATN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2813
Semester Hours
12
Language B: Spanish
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
SPAN 1713, 1813, 2713, 2723
Semester Hours
12
Mathematics
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
MATH 2144
Semester Hours
4
Mathematics, Further
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
MATH 2144, 2153
Semester Hours
7
Music
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
MUSI 1---
Semester Hours
3
Physics
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
PHYS 2014, 2114
Semester Hours
8
Philosophy
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
PHIL 1---
Semester Hours
3
Psychology
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
PSYC 1113
Semester Hours
3
Theatre
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
TH2413
Semester Hours
3
Visual Arts
Minimum Score
4
OSU Equivalent Score
ART 1---
Semester Hours
3

 

Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics | Advanced Standing Credit

OSU awards credit for the Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics (OSSM) courses listed below. Credit is awarded to students who have taken OSSM courses and received the minimum score indicated on the grade requirement.

CLEP Subject Examination Minimum Score OSU Equivalent Course
Calculus I
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
MATH 2144
Calculus II
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
MATH 2153
Multivariate Calculus
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
MATH 2163
Differential Equations
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
MATH 2233
Linear Algebra
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
MATH 3013
Physics (Mechanics)
Minimum Grade
A and OSSM faculty recommendation
OSU Course Credit
PHYS 1114 or 2014
Physics (Electricity & Magnetism)
Minimum Grade
A and OSSM faculty recommendation
OSU Course Credit
PHYS 1214 or 2114
ACS Advanced High School Exam
Minimum Score
60-69%
OSU Course Credit
CHEM 1314
ACS Advanced High School Exam
Minimum Score
70% and above
OSU Course Credit
CHEM 1314, 1515
Ecology AND Genetics OR Microbiology OR Molecular & Cell Biology
Minimum Grade
B or better AND directed study or mentorship
OSU Course Credit
BIOL 1114
General Zoology
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
BIOL 1604
American History I AND American History II
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
HIST 1103
Western Civilization I
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
HIST 1613
Western Civilization II
Minimum Grade
80 or above
OSU Course Credit
HIST 1623

 

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