Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Admission

Earning Advanced Credit at Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University recognizes the value of earning advanced credit. Entering students will be awarded Saint Xavier University course credit provided they earn required scores or credit and present appropriate score reports or transcripts to the Office of Records and Advising. If you have passed an exam that is not listed, please contact Therese Johnson at tjohnson@sxu.edu.

Submitting Credit for Evaluation

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you or your guidance counselor requested that your Advanced Placement test results be sent to Saint Xavier University, your AP credit will be sent directly to Saint Xavier and will be posted provided you have earned the minimum score or higher. If you did not request that the test results be sent to Saint Xavier University, you will need to contact the College Board and have them sent electronically. For more information, visit the College Board website. Information regarding Advanced Placement credit at Saint Xavier is listed in the table below.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Please have your IB transcript sent to Records and Advising at Saint Xavier University, and your IB credit will be posted provided you have earned the minimum score or higher in the exam level required for the academic subject. All transcripts must be sent directly from the International Baccalaureate Organization to Saint Xavier University. Information regarding International Baccalaureate (IB) credit at Saint Xavier is listed in the table below.

Illinois Seal of Biliteracy

Saint Xavier University accepts the Illinois Seal of Biliteracy and as equivalent to two (2) years or twelve (12) semester hours of credit for foreign language taken during high school. Credit will be given for the completion of introductory (101 - 104) coursework. The high school transcript must indicate the student will be receiving or has received the State Seal of Biliteracy. Students who have received a State Seal of Biliteracy must request course credit for their seal within three (3) academic years after graduating from high school. (HB 4446, Rule 3-9a)

Advanced Placement

Art Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
2D Design 3 ART 102 3
3D Design 3 ART 202 3
History Art 3 ART 103 3
Studio Art 3 ART 101 3
Computer Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Computer Science 4 CMPSC 202 3
8 CMPSC 202-203 4
Economics Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Macro Economics 3 ECON 200 3
Micro Economics 3 ECON 201 3
English Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Language/Composition 3 ENGL 154 4
Literature/Composition 3 ENGL 154 4
Foreign Languages Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
French Language 3 FRNCH 103 3
6 FRNCH 103-104 4
French Literature 3 FRNCH 220 3
German Language 3 GERMN 103 3
6 GERMN 103-104 4
Italian Language 3 ITALN 103 3
6 ITALN 103-104 4
Spanish Language 3 SPAN 103 3
6 SPAN 103-104 4
Spanish Literature 3 SPAN 288 3
History Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
US History 6 HIST 103-104 3
European History 6 HIST 209-210 3
World History 6 HIST 101-102 3
Mathematics Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Calculus AB Math 4 MATH 201 3
Calculus BC Math 8 MATH 201-202 3
Math (Statistics) 3 MATH 132 and MATH 135 3
Music Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Music Theory 3 MUS 101 3
Political Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
U.S. Government 3 POLSC 101 3
Comparative Government 3 POLSC 102 3
Psychology Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Psychology 3 PSYCH 101 3
Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Biology 3 BIOL 101 3
Chemistry 3 CHEM 100 3
Environmental Science 3 NATSCI 101 3
Physics B - Non-Calc. Physics 4 PHYS 201 3
Physics C - Calc. Physics 4 PHYS 211 3
Social Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Score Required
Geography 3 SOCSC 101 3

International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme

Anthropology Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Social and Cultural Anthropology 3 ANTH 101 5, 6, or 7 5, 6, or 7
Art Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Visual Arts 3 ART 103   5, 6, or 7
Business Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Business 3 BUSP 101 5, 6, or 7 5, 6, or 7
Communication Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Theatre Arts 3 COMM 230   5, 6, or 7
Computer science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Information Technology in Global Society 3 CMPSC 111   5, 6, or 7
Computer Science 3 CMPSC 188   5, 6, or 7
Economics Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Economics 6 ECON 200-201   5, 6, or 7
English Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Language and Literature 3 ENGL 154 6 or 7 6 or 7
Foreign Languages Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Arabic B 3 ARAB 103 5, 6, or 7  
6 ARAB 103-104   5, 6, or 7
French B 3 FRNCH 103 5, 6, or 7  
6 FRNCH 103-104   5, 6, or 7
German B 3 GERMN 103 5, 6, or 7  
6 GERMN 103-104   5, 6, or 7
Classical Language: Greek 3 GREEK 103 5, 6, or 7  
6 GREEK 103-104   5, 6, or 7
Classical Language: Latin 3 LATIN 103 5, 6, or 7  
6 LATIN 103-104   5, 6, or 7
Spanish B 3 SPAN 103- 5, 6, or 7  
6 SPAN 103-104   5, 6, or 7
History Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
World History: Europe and Islamic World 3 HIST 188   5, 6, or 7
20th Century World History 3 HIST 188   5, 6, or 7
Mathematics Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Mathematical Studies 0 MATH 099 5, 6, or 7  
Mathematics 4 MATH 201 5, 6, or 7  
8 MATH 201-202   5, 6, or 7
Music Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Music 3 MUS 115   6 or 7
Philosophy Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Philosophy 3 PHIL 288   5, 6, or 7
Political Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Global Politics 3 POLSC 102   5, 6, or 7
Psychology Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Psychology 3 PSYCH 101   5, 6, or 7
Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Biology 3 BIOL 101   5, 6, or 7
Chemistry 3 CHEM 100   5, 6, or 7
Environmental Systems and Societies 3 BIOL 213 5, 6, or 7 5, 6, or 7
Physics 4 PHYS 201   5
8 PHYS 201-202   6 or 7
Social Science Credits Awarded SXU Equivalent Standard Level Score Higher Level Score
Geography 3 SOCSC 101   6 or 7