Advanced Placement Exams

Missouri State will grant credit for College Board Advanced Placement Examinations as indicated below.

How credit is granted

AP SubjectMinimum Score RequiredMissouri State Course EquivalentSemester HoursRemarks
Art History[1] 4 Waive ART 271, 272 6  
Biology[1] 3
4 or Higher
BIO 102
BIO 121
4
4
 
Calculus AB 3 or Higher MTH 261 5  
Calculus BC 3 or Higher MTH 261, 280 10  
Chemistry[1] 3 CHM 105 5 This will be CHM 116 & 117 in the future
Chemistry[1] 4 CHM 160, 161 5  
Chemistry[1] 5 CHM 160, 161, 170, 171 9  
Computer Science A 4 CSC 131 4  
Computer Science AB 4 CSC 131, 232 8  
Economics:
Macroeconomics
3 ECO 155 3  
Economics:
Microeconomics
3 ECO 165 3  
English Language and Composition 4 ENG 110 3  
English Language and Composition 5 ENG110 and ENG210 6  
English Literature and Composition 4 ENG 110 3  
English Literature and Composition 5 ENG110 and ENG210 6  
Environmental Science 4 GEP 14 4 Fulfills section 14 of the general education requirements
French Language 4 FRN electives[2] 3  
French Literature 4 FRN electives[2] 3  
German Language 4 GRM electives[2] 3  
Government and Politics:  U.S. 3 PLS 101 3 Students must take PLS 103 (one credit hour) to meet Senate bill #4 requirement
Government and Politics Comparative 3 PLS 205 3  
History: European 3 HST 103, 104 6  
History: World 3 HST 103, 104 6  
History: United States 4 HST 121, 122 6  
Human Geography 4 GRY 197 3  
Latin: Vergil 4 LTN electives[2] 3  
Latin: Catullus-Horace 4 LTN electives[2] 3  
Music Theory 4 MUS 103 3  
Physics B[1] 4 PHY 123 4  
Physics C[1] 4 PHY 203 5  
Psychology 4 PSY 121 3  
Spanish Language 4 SPN electives[2] 3  
Spanish Literature 4 SPN electives[2] 3  
Statistics 4 MTH 340 3  
Studio Art:
2D or 3D Portfolio
3 ART electives[2] 3 Students must also meet other requirements. Contact the Department of Art and Design at 417-836-5110 for details.
Studio Art:
Drawing Portfolio
3 ART  electives[2] 3 Students must also meet other requirements. Contact the Department of Art and Design at 417-836-5110 for details.
  1. Credit may be awarded for a score of 3 on these examinations. Students must present their examination booklet to the appropriate academic department head for review.

  2. Exact equivalence to be determined by department.

Submitting your score report

Your score report must be sent directly to the office of admissions for credit to be awarded.

Request your AP transcript using the online score reporting services or by contacting Advanced Placement Exam at:

PO Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
Fax: 610-290-8979