Departmental Exams

Advanced Placement in Mathematics

The School of Mathematics will offer optional GT advanced placement mathematics examinations to incoming freshmen who wish to test out of MATH 1113, MATH 1551 (Differential Calculus), MATH 1552 (Integral Calculus) and/or MATH 1553 (Intro to Lineal Algebra).

If a student already has GT credit for MATH 1551 the student does not have to take the optional GT Advanced Placement exam for MATH 1551. Such a student may elect to take the optional GT Advanced Placement exam for MATH 1552.

Modern Foreign Language Credit

A student may receive humanities credit for courses numbered 2001-2002 in a language if she/he:

  1. submits higher level scores of 5 or higher from a certified high school International Baccalaureate program, or
  2. submits higher level scores of 4 or 5 from Advanced Placement exam in one of the languages taught at Georgia Tech.

A student may receive humanities credit for courses numbered 1002 in a language if she/he

  1. earns an International Baccalaureate diploma and
  2. submits higher level scores of 4 or standard level scores of 6 or higher in one of the languages taught at Georgia Tech.

To have this elective credit entered on her/his records, the student submit her/his International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement scores to the Office of the Registrar. This credit can be applied toward the 6-hour Humanities/Fine Arts graduation requirement. No grade is attached to it.

No student will receive credit for high school language study if she/he is a native speaker of that language or if she/he has taken first-year courses at a college and received transfer credit.