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    Credit By Exams

    Receive credit for knowledge or training you have already attained.

    SAT Subject

    UTSA recognizes SAT subject exam:          Score Required                       Course Accepted   Biology – Ecological                                         700                                            BIO 1414   Biology – Molecular                                         700                                            BIO 1404SAT Subject exams are offered on national SAT dates. * Check CollegeBoard’s website for further information on registration and study materials.

    IS 1403

    Students may test to receive course credit for IS 1403, Business Information Systems Fluency, which focuses on familiarity with Microsoft Office. IS 1403 consists of four modules: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. You may take the modules in any order. You

    International Baccalaureate (IB)

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) program offers two possible ways to obtain credit: IB Diploma or IB Certificate. IB Diploma (IBD) The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is a pre-university course of study that culminates in examinations for high school students. In
     

    Departmental Competency-Based Exams

    Competency-Based Exams (CBEs) are offered in core subject areas, including Math, Political Science, and Freshman Composition. If you are a transfer student whose courses did not apply directly towards your UTSA degree plan, then a CBE can take the place

    CLEP

    The College-Level Examination Program ® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course.

    Advanced Placement (AP)

    UTSA accepts many Advanced Placement (AP) exams for college credit. Students who score high enough on CollegeBoard AP exams may be exempt from taking courses that otherwise may be required of them. Students typically take high school AP courses and are
     

    DANTES (DSST)

    DANTES (DSST) exams are offered to military and non-military personnel in a variety of subjects and can take the place of traditional course attendance to save you time and money while working towards your degree plan requirements.
     

    National Admission Exams

    The Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) measures English-language proficiency. UTSA requires non-native English speaking applicants to take the TOEFL iBT to help them enter the college experience with confidence, and to give them any

    LSAT

    The Law School Admission Test is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all 202 LSAC member law schools. The LSAT is designed to measure skills that are considered essential for success in law school: Reading and comprehension of

    GRE

    The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test measures skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and are not related to any specific field of study. The general test yields separate scores for the verbal, quantitative, and

    GMAT

    The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) was designed to help business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. The GMAT includes analytical writing, quantitative, and verbal questions using a computer-adaptive format. The test adjusts

    New Student Exams

    Students wishing to enroll in General Chemistry (CHE 1103) must take and pass the Chemistry Placement exam prior to registering for the class. This test may be taken once per year, so come prepared! The fee for Chemistry

    Math Placement

    UTSA Mathematics Placement UTSA students wanting to skip College Algebra and register for Pre-calculus or Calculus their first semester must take the Pre-calculus/Calculus Math Placement exam. This applies to certain majors (Science and Engineering majors, in particular) that require higher-level
     

    Placement Exams

    All students taking FIN 3023, Intermediate Corporate Finance, must take and pass the FACT (Finance Assessment of Competency Test) to remain registered in the class. Testing Services posts FACT registration dates on ASAP. You may take the exam up to
     

    Principles of Accounting Competency Exam (PACE)

    All students must take and pass the Principles of Accounting Competency Exam (PACE) PRIOR to registering for ACC 3023, Intermediate Accounting I. Testing Services posts PACE registration dates on ASAP every semester. You may take the exam two times in

    Chemistry Placement

    Students wishing to enroll in General Chemistry (CHE 1103) must take and pass the Chemistry Placement exam prior to registering for the class. This test may be taken only once per year, so come prepared. The fee for Chemistry

    Math Placement

    UTSA Mathematics Placement UTSA students wanting to skip College Algebra and register for Pre-calculus or Calculus their first semester must take the Pre-calculus/Calculus Math Placement exam. This applies to certain majors (Science and Engineering majors, in particular) that require higher-level
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