Search for Undergraduate Exams

UT Austin awards course credit for a variety of exam types. All exams for which the university awards course credit or placement are listed below.

To search for a type of exam, select the down arrow on the Type drop-down menu, then click Search. Some exams or scores may award credit for multiple courses or allow students to choose from a list of course options. Which courses a student should petition for credit (claim) should first be discussed with an academic advisor to ensure relevance to the student's degree. Please contact Student Testing Services with any questions about the scores or courses awarded.

IB students who are entering the university as freshmen and earn the full IB Diploma should select IB Diploma. Students who enter the university as transfer students, or who do not earn the full IB Diploma, should select IB Certificate/Course Awarded.

Exam Cut Score Information
AP Exam in English Language and Composition
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
RHE 306 3-5
AP Exam in English Literature and Composition
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P 4-5
E 314T 3
AP Exam in Spanish Literature
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
SPN 601D, 610D, 311, 314, 327C 5
SPN 601D, 610D, 311, 314 4
SPN 601D, 610D 3
CLEP Exam in American or English Literature, plus UT Austin Essay
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P * The CLEP exams have a score range of 20-80; however, because eligibility for credit is based on the combined CLEP and UT Austin essay score, no minimum satisfactory scores are listed here.
IB Exam in Arabic A: Language and Literature (HL), or Arabic A: Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
ARA 601C, 611C 4-7
IB Exam in Arabic A: Language and Literature (SL), AB, or B
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
ARA 601C, 611C 4-7
IB Exam in Chinese A: Literature (HL) or Chinese A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
CHI 606, 607, 312K, 312L 4-7
IB Exam in Chinese A: Literature (SL) or Chinese A: Language and Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
CHI 606, 607 4-7
IB Exam in Chinese A: Literature, or Chinese A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
CHI 606, 607, 312K, 312L 4-7
IB Exam in Danish A: Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
DAN 604, 612 4-7
IB Exam in Danish A: Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
DAN 604 4-7
IB Exam in Dutch A: Literature (HL) or Dutch A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
DCH 604, 612 4-7
IB Exam in Dutch A: Literature (SL) or Dutch A: Language and Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
DCH 604 4-7
IB Exam in English A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P 5-7
IB Exam in English A: Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P 5-7
IB Exam in English A: Literature (HL) or English A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P 4-7
IB Exam in English A: Literature (SL) or English A: Language and Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
E 316P 4-7
IB Exam in English AB (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
FLA 506, 507
IB Exam in English B (HL or SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
FLA 506, 507 4-7
IB Exam in French A: Literature (HL) or French A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
FR 320E, 322E, and 6 additional hours from 325C, 325D, or 325E 5-7
FR 320E, 322E, and 3 additional hours from 325C, 325D, or 325E 4
IB Exam in French A: Literature (SL) or French A: Language and Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
FR 601C, 611C, 317C 4-7
IB Exam in French A: Literature, or French A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
FR 320E, 322E, and 6 additional hours from 325C, 325D, or 325E 5-7
FR 320E, 322E, and 3 additional hours from 325C, 325D, or 325E 4
IB Exam in German A: Literature (HL) or German A: Language and Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
GER 506, 507, 612, 328; or GER 604, 612, 328 5-7
GER 506, 507, 612, 322D; or GER 604, 612, 322D 5-7 Beginning May 1, 2024
GER 506, 507, 612; or GER 604, 612 4
GER 506, 507; or GER 604 2-3
IB Exam in German A: Literature (SL) or German A: Language and Literature (SL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
GER 506, 507 4-7
IB Exam in Hebrew A: Literature (HL)
UT Austin Courses Score Range Notes
HEB 601C, 611C; MEL 321 4-7