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 116, 117 5  
Chemistry[1] 4 CHM 160, 161 5  
Chemistry[1] 5 CHM 160, 161, 170, 171 9  
Chinese Language 3

CHI 101, 102

6  
Chinese Language 4 CHI 101, 102, 201 9  
Chinese Language 5 CHI 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
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 GEC 108 4 Fulfills section 14 of the general education requirements
French Language 3 FRN 101, 102 6  
French Language 4 FRN 101, 102, 201 9  
French Language 5 FRN 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
French Literature 3 FRN 101, 102 6  
French Literature 4 FRN 101, 102, 201 9  
French Literature 5 FRN 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
German Language 3 GRM 101, 102 6  
German Language 4 GRM 101, 102, 201 9  
German Language 5 GRM 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
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  
Italian Language 3 ITL 101, 102 6  
Italian Language 4 ITL 101, 102, 201 9  
Italian Language 5 ITL 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
Japanese Language 3 JPN 101, 102 6  
Japanese Language 4 JPN 101, 102, 201 9  
Japanese Language 5 JPN 001, 101, 102, 201, 202 15  
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 3

SPN 101, 102

6  
Spanish Language 4 SPN 101, 102, 201 9  
Spanish Language 5 SPN 101, 102, 201, 202 & FRN 001 15  
Spanish Literature 3 SPN 101, 102 6  
Spanish Literature 4 SPN 101, 102, 201 9  
Spanish Literature 5 SPN 101, 102, 201, 202 & FRN 001 15  
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 417-837-2330 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 417-837-2330 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