Advanced Placement / International Baccalaureate Credit

If you've taken Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate high school courses, you may be able to receive college credit and placement in higher level KU SPAN courses. Please visit KU’s Admission page on earning credit for high school work for current details.

Advanced Placement Credit

If you score a 4 or 5 on a Spanish AP exam, you should start with SPAN 324: Grammar and Composition (3 hr.) and/or SPAN 328: Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2 hr.) at KU. You will receive credit for SPAN 108 (hr.), SPAN 212 (3 hr.), and SPAN 216 (3 hr.).
Total: 11 credits                

If you score a 3 on a Spanish AP exam, you should start with SPAN 216: Intermediate II (3 hr.) at KU. You will receive credit for SPAN 108 (5 hr.) and SPAN 212 (3 hr.). 
Total: 8 credits

International Baccalaureate Credit

Subject

 

Spanish A

Score

 

4+ (Lang)

Level

 

HL, SL

Credit earned

 

9 hours, SPAN 212, 216 & 322

Spanish A

4+ (Lit)

HL, SL

9 hours, SPAN 212, 216 & 322

Spanish A

4+ (Lang + Lit)

HL, SL

9 hours, SPAN 212, 216 & 322

 

Spanish B

 

4-5

 

HL

 

6 hours, SPAN 212 & 216

Spanish B

6-7

HL

9 hours, SPAN 212, 216 & 232

Spanish B

4-5

SL

5 hours, SPAN 111

Spanish B

6-7

SL

8 hours, SPAN 111 & 212

Please visit KU’s Admissions webpage or use the table above to determine what credit you earn based on the IBE exam you take and the score earned. If you have credit through SPAN 216 and/or SPAN 322, you can begin Spanish coursework with SPAN 324 and SPAN 328 at KU. If you earn credit for SPAN 212, you begin with SPAN 216. If you earn credit for SPAN 111, you begin with SPAN 212.


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