Cambridge Exams

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Credit for Cambridge Exams

International freshmen and transfer students may earn credit by submitting A and AS level Cambridge Assessment scores.
Learn more below.

General Guidelines:

The chart below is intended only for A and AS-Levels administered by the Cambridge Assessment examination board.

Credit will be awarded for examinations with grades of E or better.

To conduct an evaluation of credit for examinations, an official copy of the exam certificate must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Please inquire with your examination board on how to submit your official exam results to Texas State University.

Exams administered by other boards will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, including:

NOTE:  ELNA/ELADV are used to indicate that Texas State does not have an equivalent course. If your examination results transfer as ELNA/ELADV credit, you will need to consult with your advisor regarding how to utilize that credit in your degree plan.

The information in this chart is subject to change without notice.

Cambridge Exam Level Texas State Equivalent (A Level) Semester Hours
Accounting A ACC 2301 + 3 hours ACC ELNA 6
Accounting AS ACC 2301 3
Art & Design A ART ELNA 6
Art & Design AS ART ELNA 3
Biblical Studies A REL ELNA 6
Biblical Studies AS REL ELNA 3
Biology A BIO ELNA 6
Biology AS BIO ELNA 3
Business A B A 2310 + 3 hours B A ELNA 6
Business AS B A 2310 3
Chemistry A CHEM ELNA 6
Chemistry AS CHEM ELNA 3
Classical Studies A ENG 2330 + 3 hours ENG ELNA 6
Classical Studies AS ENG 2330 3
Computer Science A CS ELNA 6
Computer Science AS CS ELNA 3
Design & Technology A ID ELNA 6
Design & Technology AS ID ELNA 3
Design & Textiles A FM 1332 + FM 2334 6
Design & Textiles AS FM 1332 3
Digital Media & Design A TECH ELNA 6
Digital Media & Design AS TECH ELNA 3
Divinity A REL ELNA 6
Divinity AS REL ELNA 3
Economics A ECO 2301 + 3 hours ECO ELNA 6
Economics AS ECO 2301 3
English General Paper AS ENG 1310 3
English Language A ENG 1310 + 3 hours ENG ELNA 6
English Language AS ENG 1310 3
English Language & Literature A ENG 1310 + 3 hours ENG ELNA 6
English Language & Literature AS ENG 1310 3
English Literature A ENG ELNA 6
English Literature AS ENG ELNA 3
Environmental Management A MGT ELNA 6
Environmental Management AS MGT ELNA 3
Geography A GEO ELNA 6
Geography AS GEO ELNA 3
Global Perspectives & Research A IS ELNA 6
Global Perspectives & Research AS IS ELNA 3
Hinduism A REL ELNA 6
Hinduism AS REL ELNA 3
History A HIST 1320 + 3 hours HIST ELNA 6
History AS HIST 1320 3
Information Technology A CIS 1323 + 3 hours CIS ELNA 6
Information Technology AS CIS 1323 3
Islamic Studies A REL ELNA 6
Islamic Studies AS REL ELNA 3
Marine Science A BIO ELNA 6
Marine Science AS BIO ELNA 3
Mathematics A MATH ELNA 6
Mathematics AS MATH ELNA 3
Mathematics Further A MATH ELNA 6
Mathematics Further AS MATH ELNA 3
Media Studies A MC ELNA 6
Media Studies AS MC ELNA 3
Music A MU ELNA 6
Music AS MU ELNA 3
Physical Education A ESS ELADV 6
Physical Education AS ESS ELADV 3
Physics A PHYS ELNA 8
Physics AS PHYS ELNA 4
Psychology A PSY 1300 + 3 hours PSY ELNA 6
Psychology AS PSY 1300 3
Sociology A SOCI 1310 + SOCI 3337 6
Sociology AS SOCI 1310 3
Sport & Physical Education A ESS ELADV 6
Sport & Physical Education AS ESS ELADV 3
Theater A TH ELNA 6
Theater AS TH ELNA 3
Thinking Skills A PHIL ELNA 6
Thinking Skills AS PHIL ELNA 3