Course credit for exams

Talk to an AdvisorSt. Petersburg College accepts and grants college course credit for the following tests. Students may earn a maximum of 45 credits for such exams. A maximum of 35 credits may be earned from IB exams only. Please note that you can't be awarded credit for a course you have already taken.

Advanced Placement (AP)

For general AP information, visit the College Board website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

AP credits
Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
Art History 3 ARH 1000 3
4 - 5 ARH 2050
ARH 2051
6
Biology 3 BSC 1005
BSC 1005L
4
4 BSC 2010
BSC 2010L
4
5 BSC 2011
BSC 2011L
8
Calculus AB 3 MAC 2311 5
Calculus BC 3 MAC 2311 5
4 - 5 MAC 2311
MAC 2312
10
Chemistry 3 CHM 1025
CHM 1025L
4
4 CHM 1045
CHM 1045L
4
5 CHM 1045
CHM 1045L
CHM 1046
CHM 1046L
8
Chinese Language & Culture 3 CHI 1999 3
4 - 5 CHI 1999
CHI 2999
6
Comparative Government & Politics 3 CPO 2002 3
Computer Science A 3 CGS 1075 3
Computer Science AB 3 CGS 1076 3
English Language & Composition 3 ENC 1101 3
4 - 5 ENC 1101
ENC 1102
6
English Literature & Composition 3 ENC 1101 3
4 - 5 ENC 1101
ENC 1102
6
Environmental Science 3 ISC 1051 3
European History 3 EUH 1009 3
4 - 5 EUH 1000
EUH 1001
6
French Language 3 FRE 2200 3
4 - 5 FRE 2200
FRE 2201
6
French Literature 3 FRW 2010 3
4 - 5 FRW 2010
FRW 2011
6
German Language 3 GER 2200 3
4 - 5 GER 2200
GER 2201
6
Human Geography 3 GEO 1400 3
Italian Language & Culture 3 ITA 2200 3
4-5 ITA 2200
ITA 2201
6
Japanese Language & Culture 3 JPN 2200 3
4 - 5 JPN 2200
JPN 2201
6
Latin: Latin Literature 3 LNW 1999 3
Latin: Vergil 3 LNW 2999 3
Microeconomics 3 ECO 2023 3
Macroeconomics 3 ECO 2013 3
Music Theory: Composite 3 MUT 1001 3
Music Theory: Aural & Nonaural 3 MUT 1111
MUT 1241
6
Physics B 3 PHY 1053
PHY 1048L
4
4 - 5 PHY 1053
PHY 1048L
PHY 1054
PHY 1049L
8
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism 3 PHY 1054
PHY 1049L
4
4 - 5 PHY 2049
PHY 1049L
4
Physics C: Mechanics 3 PHY 1053
PHY 1048L
4
4 - 5 PHY 2048
PHY 1048L
4
Psychology 3 PSY 1012 3
Russian Language & Culture 3 RUS 2200 3
4 - 5 RUS 2200
RUS 2201
6
Spanish Language 3 SPN 2200 3
4 - 5 SPN 2200
SPN 2201
6
Spanish Literature 3 SPW 2010 3
4 - 5 SPW 2010
SPW 2011
6
Statistics 3 STA 2023 3
Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio 3 ART 1300C 3
Studio Art: 2D Design 3 ART 1201C 3
Studio Art: 3D Design 3 ART 1203C 3
U.S. Government and Politics 3 POS 2041 3
U.S. History 3 AMH 1000 3
4 - 5 AMH 2010
AMH 2020
6
World History 3 WOH 1022 3

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

SPC administers CLEP examinations. Students who wish to take a CLEP exam must contact an SPC testing center to make an appointment.

Students pay an $80 fee online when registering for a CLEP. SPC charges a $15 proctoring fee the day of the exam.

For general CLEP information, visit the College Board website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

CLEP Credits
Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
American Government 50 POS 2041 3
American Literature 50 AML 2010 3
Calculus 50 MAC 2233 3
Chemistry - General 50 CHM 1025 3
College Algebra 50 MAC 1105 3
College Composition 50 ENC 1101
ENC 1102
6
College Composition Modular (with no essay) 50 ENC 1101 3
English Literature 50 ENL 2012 3
Financial Accounting 50 ACG 2021 3
French Language 50 - 58 FRE 1120 4
59 - 80 FRE 1120
FRE 1121
8
General Biology 50 BSC 1005 3
German Language 50- 59 GER 1120 4
60 - 80 GER 1120
GER 1121
8
History of the U.S. I 50 AMH 2010 3
History of the U.S. II 50 AMH 2020 3
Human Growth & Development 50 DEP 2004 3
Humanities 50 HUM 2233 3
Intro to Business Law 50 BUL 2241 3
Intro to Educational Psychology 50 EDP 2002 3
Intro to Psychology 50 PSY 1012 3
Intro to Sociology 50 SYG 2000 3
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 CGS 1100 3
Mathematics 50 MGF 1107 3
Pre-Calculus 50 MAC 1140 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECO 2013 3
Principles of Management 50 MAN 2021 3
Principles of Marketing 50 MAR 2011 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECO 2023 3
Western Civilization I 50 EUH 1000 3
Western Civilization II 50 EUH 1001 3
Spanish Language 50 - 62 SPN 1120 4
63 - 80 SPN 1120
SPN 1121
8

DSST Examination Program (formerly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests)

For general DSST information, visit the DSST website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

DANTES credits
Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
A History of the Vietnam War 44 AMH 2059 3
Art of the Western World 48 ARH 1000 3
Astronomy 48 AST 1002 3
Business Law II 44 BUL 2242 3
Business Math 400 QMB 1001 3
Criminal Justice 400 CCJ 1020 3
Environment & Humanity 46 EVS 1001 3
Ethics in America 400 PHI 2630 3
Foundations of Education 46 EDF 1005 3
Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 MAC 1105 3
Fundamentals of Counseling 45 PCO 1202 3
General Anthropology 47 ANT 2000 3
Here’s to Your Health 400 HSC 2100 3
Human Resources Management 46 MAN 2300 3
Human/Cultural Geography 48 GEO 1400 3
Introduction to Business 400 GEB 1011 3
Introduction to Computing 400 CGS 1999 3
Introduction to Law Enforcement 45 CCJ 1100 3
Introduction to the Modern Middle East 47 ASH 1999 3
Introduction to World Religions 400 REL 2300 3
Lifespan/Developmental Psychology 46 DEP 2004 3
Management Information Systems 400 ISM 1999 3
Money & Banking 48 BAN 1501 3
Organizational Behavior 48 INP 1999 3
Personal Finance 400 FIN 1100 3
Physical Geology 46 GLY 1000 3
Principles of Finance 400 FIN 2000 3
Principles of Financial Accounting 47 ACG 2001 3
Principles of Physical Science I 47 PSC 1121 3
Principles of Public Speaking 47 SPC 1017 3
Principles of Statistics 400 STA 2023 3
Principles of Supervision 400 MNA 1999 3
Rise & Fall of the Soviet Union 45 EUH 1999 3
Substance Abuse 400 HSC 1999 3
Technical Writing 46 ENC 2210 3
The Civil War & Reconstruction 47 AMH 1999 3

International Baccalaureate (IB)

For general IB information, visit the IB website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

IB credits
Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
Biology 4 BSC 1005
BSC 1005L
4
5 - 7 BSC 1005
BSC 1005L
BSC 2010
BSC 2010L
8
Business & Management 4 GEB 1011 3
5 - 7 GEB 1011
MAN 1999
6
Chemistry 4 CHM 1025
CHM 1025L
4
5 - 7 CHM 1025
CHM 1025L
CHM 1045
CHM 1045L
8
Computer Science 4 CGS 1000 3
5 - 7 CGS 1000
COP 1000
6
Design Technology 4 ETI 1420 3
5 - 7 ETI 1420
ETI 1999
6
Economics 4 ECO 2000 3
5 - 7 ECO 2013
ECO 2023
6
Ecosystems & Societies 4 EVR 1017 3
5 - 7 EVR 1017
EVR 1018
6
English A1 4 ENC 1101 3
5 - 7 ENC 1101
ENC 1102
6
Environmental Systems 4 EVS 1001 3
5 - 7 EVS 1001
ISC 1999
6
Film Studies 4 FIL 1999 3
5 - 7 FIL 1999
FIL 2999
6
French 4 FRE 1121 4
5 - 7 FRE 1121
FRE 2200
7
Further/Advanced Mathematics 4 MHF 1999 3
5 - 7 MHF 1999
MHF 2999
6
Geography 4 GEO 1999 3
5 - 7 GEO 1999
GEO 1400
6
German 4 GER 1121 4
5 - 7 GER 1121
GER 2200
7
History 4 WOH 2040 3
5 - 7 WOH 2040
WOH 1999
6
Latin 4 LAT 1999 3
5 - 7 LAT 1999
LNW 1999
6
Math Methods 4 MAC 1105 3
5 - 7 MAC 1140
MAC 2233
6
Math Studies 4 MAT 1033 3
5 - 7 MAT 1033
MGF 1106
6
Mathematics 4 MAC 1147 5
5 - 7 MAC 2233
MAC 2311
8
Music 4 MUL 1010 3
5 - 7 MUL 1010
MUH 1110
6
Philosophy 4 PHI 1010 3
5 - 7 PHI 1010
PHI 1999
6
Physics 4 PHY 1020
PHY 1020L
4
5 - 7 PHY 1053
PHY 1048L
PHY 1054
PHY 1049L
8
Psychology 4 PSY 1012 3
5 - 7 PSY 1012
PSY 1999
6
Social Anthropology 4 ANT 2410 3
5 - 7 ANT 2410
ANT 1999
6
Spanish B 4 SPN 1121 4
5 - 7 SPN 2200
SPN 1121
7
Theatre Arts 4 THE 2000 3
5 - 7 THE 2000
THE 1999
6
Visual Arts 4 ART 1999 3
5 - 7 ART 1999
ART 2999
6

Excelsior College Examinations (ECEs)

For general ECEs information, visit the Excelsior Credit by Exam website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

Excelsior Credits
Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
Abnormal Psychology C CLP 2140 3
Earth Science C ESC 1000 3
English Composition: Form E-41 C ENC 1101 3
Ethics: Theory & Practice C PHI 2630 3
Foundations of Gerontology C GEY 2000 3
Human Resources Management C MAN 2300 3
Introduction to Music C MUH 1110 3
Labor Relations C MAN X400 3
Life Span/Developmental Psychology C DEP 2004 3
Managerial Accounting C ACG 2071 3
Microbiology C MCB X000 3
Principles of Marketing C MAR 2011 3
Psychology of Adulthood & Aging C DEP 1999 3
Workplace Communication with Computers C OST 2335 3
World Conflicts since 1900 C WHO 2040 3

Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE)

For general AICE information, visit the AICE website. SPC’s policies for awarding credit may differ from information contained on their website. Contact an advisor to verify which tests and scores SPC will accept for course credit.

Advanced International Certificate of Education Credits
Note: Passing score of A, B, C, D, E grades not based on the American "A"-"F" grading scale.
Exam Title Course Credit Credit Hours (minimum)
Accounting (AS-Level) ACG 2001 3
Accounting (A-Level) ACG 2001 and ACGXXXX 6
Art and Design (AS-Level) ART 1201C and ART 1203C 6
Art and Design (A-Level) ART 1201C 3
Biology (AS-Level) BSC 1005 or BSC 1005L 4
Biology (A-Level) BSC 2010 and BSC 2010L 7
Business Studies (AS-Level) GEB 1011 and GEB 2350 3
Business Studies (A-Level) GEB 1011 and GEB 2350 6
Chemistry (AS-Level) CHM 1025 and CHM 1025L or
CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L
4
Chemistry (A-Level) CHM 1025/CHM 1025L and
CHM 2045/CHM 2045L
8
Computing (AS-Level) CGS 0073 (Unique number for this exam) 3
Computing (A-Level) CGS 0073 and CGS 0074 (Are unique numbers for this exam) 6
Design and Technology (AS-Level) ETI X482C 3
Design and Technology (A-Level) ETI X482C or ETI X482 and 482L and ETIXXXX 6
Economics (AS-Level) ECO 2000 3
Economics (A-Level) ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 6
English (AS-Level) English Lang.-Lang.&Lit. ENC 1101 3
English (A-Level) ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 6
English (AS-Level) Literature in English ENC 1101 or ENC 1102 (Credit for ENC 1102 if student has credit for ENC 1101) 3
English (A-Level) Literature in English ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 (Credit for ENC 1102/LITX006 if student has credit for ENC 1101) 6
Environmental Management (AS-Level) EVR 1001 3
French Language (AS-Level) FRE 2220 3
French Language (A-Level) FRE 2220 and FRE 2221 6
Further Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 2311 and MAC 2312 6
General Paper IDS X110 3
Geography (AS-Level) GEA X000 3
Geography (A-Level) GEO X200 or GEO X400 6
German Language (AS-Level) GER 1120 or GER 1211 3
German Language (A-Level) GER 1120 and  GER 1211 6
History (AS and A-Level) Student must submit work to college for review before credit will be awarded. 3
Latin (AS-Level) LAT XXXX 3
Marine Science (AS-Level) OCE 2001 3
Marine Science (A-Level) OCE 2001 and OCB X000 6
Mathematics (AS-Level) MAC 1147 4
Mathematics (A-Level) MAC 1114 and 2311 6
Music (AS-Level) MUH X001 3
Music (A-Level) MUH X001 and MUH X011 or MUH X012 6
Physics (AS-Level) PHY 2048 3
Physics (A-Level) PHY 1053/1048L and PHY 1054/1049L 8
Psychology (AS-Level) PSY 2012 3
Psychology (A-Level) PSY 2012 and PSY XXXX 6
Sociology (AS-Level) SGY 2000 3
Sociology (A-Level) SGY 2000 3
Spanish Language (AS-Level) SPN 2200 3
Spanish Literature (AS-Level) SPN XXXX 3
Spanish (A-Level) SPN 1120 and SPN 1121 8
Thinking Skills (AS-Level) PHI 2103 or PHI XXXX 3
Thinking Skills (A-Level) PHI 2013 and PHI XXXX 6
Travel and Tourism (AS-Level) HFT X000 or HFT X700 3
Travel and Tourism (A-Level) HFT X000 or HFT X700, or other hospitality management related credit 6

Credit for other exams
Contact Sarah Lopez at 727-302-6875 or Audra Liswith at 727-341-3032 for information about course credit that might be given for exams or exam versions that are no longer administered.