AP and IB Credits

Southwestern is a great choice for students with Advanced Credit. Accepting both AP and IB credit, Georgia Southwestern looks forward to helping you start college a little ahead of the game. Below is a list of the courses and scores needed to receive advanced credit. If you have any questions about AP or IB Credit, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 229-928-1361. Those students wishing to continue advanced level work in college should look at our Honors Program and its requirements.

Placement for AP Tests

Advanced Placement CourseMinimum Score
for Awarding Credit
GSW Course CreditSemester Hours Credit
Art History3ARTF 20613
Biology3BIOL 1107, 1107L4
Biology5BIOL 21074
Calculus AB or Calculus BC3MATH 11204
Chemistry3CHEM 1211, 1211L4
Computer Science A3CSCI 13014
Computer Science AB3CSCI 1301, 13028
English Language/Composition3ENGL 11013
English Literature/Composition3ENGL 11023
Environmental Science3ENVS 11003
European History3HIST 11123
French Language3FREN 10013
French Language5FREN 1001,10026
Studio Art: Drawing3ARTF 10103
Studio Art: Port3ARTF 10203
Macroeconomics3ECON 21053
Microeconomics3ECON 21063
Music Theory3MUSC 12013
Physics B3PHYS 11114
Physics B5PHYS 1111, 11128
Physics C (Mechanics)4PHYS 22114
Physics C (E&M)5PHYS 22124
Psychology3PSYC 11013
Spanish Language3SPAN 10013
Spanish Language5SPAN 1001, 10026
Spanish Literature3SPAN 10023
Statistics3MATH 22043
U.S. Government and Politics3POLS 11013
U.S. History3HIST 21113
World History3HIST 11113
World History5HIST 1111, 11126

Placement for IB Tests

International Baccalaureate CourseMinimum Score for Awarding CreditMinimum Score for Awarding Credit GSW Course Credit with Semester Hours Credit
TestScore 4Score 5Score 6Score 7
Biology  BIOL 2107 & L (4) BIOL 2108 & L (4)BIOL 2107 & L (4) BIOL 2108 & L (4)
ChemistryCHEM 1020 (3)CHEM 1211 & L (4)CHEM 1211 & L (4) CHEM 1212 & L (4)CHEM 1211 & L (4) CHEM 1212 & L (4)
Computer Science CSCI 1301 (4)CSCI 1301 (4)CSCI 1301 (4)
Economics ECON 2105 (3) or ECON 2106 (3)ECON 2105 (3) or ECON 2106 (3)ECON 2105 (3) or ECON 2106 (3)
English ENGL 1101 (3)ENGL 1101 (3)ENGL 1101 (3) ENGL 1102 (3)
European History HIST 1112Hist 1112HIST 1112
French FREN 1002 (4)FREN 1002 (4) FREN 2001 (3)FREN 1002 (4) FREN 2001 (3) FREN 2002 (3)
MathMATH 1120 (4)MATH 1120 (4)MATH 1120 (4)MATH 1120 (4)
Music MUSC 1100MUSC 1100MUSC 1100
Psychology PSYC 1101 (3)PSYC 1101 (3)PSYC 1101 (3)
Spanish SPAN 1002 (4)SPAN 1002 (4) SPAN 2001 (3)SPAN 1002 (4) SPAN 2001 (3) SPAN 2002 (3)
Theater Arts THEA 1100 (3)THEA 1100 (3)THEA 1100 (3)
U.S. History HIST 2111 (3) or HIST 2112 (3)HIST 2111 (3) or HIST 2112 (3)HIST 2111 (3) or HIST 2112 (3)
Visual Arts ARTF 1020 (3)ARTF 1020 (3)ARTF 1020 (3)