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Advanced Placement

Students who have taken an Advanced Placement Exam and earned composite scores of 3, 4, or 5 may be granted credit. Credit will be treated as transfer credit without a grade but will count toward graduation, and may be used in fulfilling specific curriculum requirements. The head of the department in which the course is offered will determine the amount of the credit and the equivalent university courses for which credit will be granted.

See the New Mexico Higher Education Department’s NM Advanced Placement Policy for more information.

EXAMINATION TITLE EXAM SCORE NMSU COURSE NMSU CR TOTAL CR
ART HISTORY 3 ART 101G & 295G 3 FOR EACH 6
  4 or 5 ART 295G & 296G 3 FOR EACH 6
BIOLOGY 3 BIOL 101G/101GL 4 4
  4 or 5 BIOL 111G/111GL & BIOL 211G/211GL 4 for each 8
CALCULUS AB 3 Math 190G 4 4
  4 or 5 MATH 191G 4 4
CALCULUS BC 3 MATH 191G 4 4
  4 or 5 MATH 191G & 192G 4 FOR EACH 8
CHEMISTRY 3 CHEM 111G 4 4
  4 CHEM 111G & 112G 4 FOR EACH 8
  5 CHEM 115 & 116 4 FOR EACH 8
COMPUTER SCIENCE A 3, 4, or 5 C S 172 4 4
COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES 3, 4, or 5 C S 111 4 4
ECONOMICS 3, 4, or 5 ECON 251G & 252G 3 FOR EACH 6
ENGL LANG & COMP 3, 4, or 5 ENGL 111G 4 4
ENGL LIT & COMP 3, 4, or 5 ENGL 115G 3 3
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 3, 4, or 5 E S 110G 3 3
EUROPEAN HISTORY 3, 4, or 5 HIST 101G & 102G 3 FOR EACH 6
FRENCH LANGUAGE & CULTURE 3, 4, or 5 FREN 325 3 3
FRENCH LITERATURE 3, 4, or 5 FREN 382 3 3
GERMAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE 3, 4, or 5 GER 313 & 325 3 FOR EACH 6
GERMAN LITERATURE 3, 4, or 5 GER 341 & 471 3 FOR EACH 6
GOVT & POLITICS COMPARATIVE 3, 4, or 5 GOVT 100 E 3 3
GOVT & POLITICS US 3, 4, or 5 GOVT 100G 3 3
HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 3, 4, or 5 GEOG 112G 3 3
LATIN 3, 4, or 5 A S 301 E 3 3
MACROECONOMICS 3, 4, or 5 ECON 251G 3 3
MICROECONOMICS 3, 4, or 5 ECON 252G 3 3
MUS LISTENING/LIT 3, 4, or 5 MUS 102 3 3
PHYSICS 1: ALGEBRA BASED 3, 4, or 5 PHYS 211G & 211GL 4 4
PHYSICS 2: ALGEBRA BASED 3, 4, or 5 PHYS 212G & 212GL 4 4
PHYSICS C: MECHANICS 3, 4, or 5 PHYS 215G 3 3
PHYSICS: ELECT & MAGNETISM 3, 4, or 5 PHYS 216G 3 3
PSYCHOLOGY 3, 4, or 5 PSY 201G 3 3
STUDIO ART: DRAWING PORTFOLIO 3, 4, or 5 ART 150 3 3
STUDIO ART: 2-D DESIGN PORTFOLIO 3, 4, or 5 ART 150 & 155 3 FOR EACH 6
STUDIO ART: 3-D DESIGN PORTFOLIO 3, 4, or 5 ART 150 & 156 3 FOR EACH 6
SPANISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE 3 SPAN 325 3 3
  4 or 5 SPAN 313 & 325 3 FOR EACH 6
SPANISH LITERATURE & CULTURE 3 SPAN 306 3 3
  4 or 5 SPAN 306 & 380 3 FOR EACH 6
STATISTICS 3, 4, or 5 STAT 251G 3 3
UNITED STATES HISTORY 3, 4, or 5 HIST 201G & 202G 3 FOR EACH 6
WORLD HISTORY 3, 4, or 5 HIST 111G & 112G 3 FOR EACH 6

Updated: 01/09/2019