University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS
Offers credit for AP Exams
Yes
Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams
Yes

From the college: Advanced Placement examinations taken in or after fall 2004 will receive three hours of credit for a score of 3 and six hours of credit for scores of 4 or 5. No more than 8 hours in any one subject area can be earned by AP testing. Credit awarded for Studio Art: Drawing; Biology (scores of 4 or 5 only); Chemistry; Computer Science; Economics, Macro (three hours credit only); English, Language or Literature; French, Language or Literature; German; Government and Politics, US or Comparative (three hours credit only); History, U.S.; History, European; Latin; Calculus; Music Theory; Spanish, Language or Literature; Physics; Psychology.
For more information, view the credit policy on this college's website.

Additional restrictions and requirements may apply to the policy listed below. For more detailed information, visit the college's AP policy on the Web or contact the college directly.

University of Southern Mississippi Credit Policy
Exam
Title
Min. Score
Required
Number
of Credits
Equivalent
Course
Biology 4 8 BSC 110, 110L; BSC 111, 111L
Calculus AB 3 3 MAT 167, 168
3 6 MAT 167, 168
Calculus BC 3 6 MAT 167, 168
3 3 MAT 167, 168
Chemistry 3 8 CHE 106, 106L; 107, 107L
3 4 CHE 106, 106L; 107, 107L
Comparative Government and Politics 3 3 PS 101
Computer Science A 3 3 -
4 3 CSC 101
English Language and Composition 3 3 ENG 101, 102
3 6 ENG 101, 102
English Literature and Composition 3 3 ENG 101, 102
3 6 ENG 101, 102
European History 3 6 HIS 101, 102
3 3 HIS 101, 102
French Language and Culture 3 6 FRE 101, 102
3 3 FRE 101, 102
German Language and Culture 3 3 GER 101, 102
3 6 GER 101, 102
Latin 3 3 LAT 101, 102
3 6 LAT 101, 102
Macroeconomics 3 3 ECO 201
Microeconomics 3 3 ECO 202
Physics B 3 4 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
3 8 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 3 4 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
3 8 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
Physics C: Mechanics 3 4 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
3 8 PHY 111, 111L, 112, 112L
Psychology 3 3 PSY 110
Spanish Language and Culture 3 6 SPA 101, 102
3 3 SPA 101, 102
Spanish Literature and Culture 3 3 SPA 101, 102
3 6 SPA 101, 102
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio 3 6 ART 101, 102
3 3 ART 101, 102
United States Government and Politics 3 3 PS 101
United States History 3 3 HIS 201, 202
3 6 HIS 201, 202