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A Level Courses Equivalency Chart

British GCE A Level Examinations

Students are eligible to receive up to 9 credit hours of advanced standing for each of the following Advanced Level courses, if they achieve grades of A, B or C.

Advanced Level (A Level) courses approved for credit:

A Level Courses Approved for Credit

Equivalent Saint Mary’s University Credit

Accounting

ACCT 2241 and BUSI 1901

Ancient History/Ancient History & Literature/Classical Civilization/Classical Studies

CLAS 1002, CLAS 1901 and CLAS 1902

Archaeology

ANTH 1271, ANTH 1901, ANTH 1902

Arabic

ARBC 1100 (6) and ARTS 1901

Biology

BIOL 1201 and BIOL 1202

Business Studies

MGMT 1281 and BUSI 1902

Chinese

CHNS 1100 (6) and ASNT 1105

Economics

ECON 1201 and ECON 1202

English Literature/English Language

ENGL 1205, ENGL 1901 and ENGL 1902

Environmental Studies

ENVS 1200, ENVS 1901, ARTS 1901

French

FREN 1111, FREN 1112 and ARTS 1901

Film Studies

ARTS 1901, ARTS 1902, ARTS 1903

Gaelic

IRST 1203, IRST 1204 and IRST 1901

Geography

GEOG 1100, GEOG 1200, GEOG 1901

German

GRMN 1101, GRMN 1102 and ARTS 1901

Greek (Ancient)/ Greek Literature

GREK 1100 (6) and CLAS 1901

History

HIST 1901, HIST 1902 and HIST 1903

Irish

IRST 1201, IRST 1202 and IRST 1901

Japanese

JPNS 1100(6) and ASNT 1106

Mathematics

MATH 1210 and SCIE 1901

Physics

PHYS 1000 and PHYS 1001

Philosophy

PHIL 1200, PHIL 1201 and PHIL 1901

Political Studies/Politics and Government/Politics

POLI 1201, POLI 1220 and POLI 1901

Psychology

PSYC 1200 and PSYC 1240

Religious Studies

RELS 1210, RELS 1211 and RELS 1901

Sociology

SOCI 1210, SOCI 1901 and SOCI 1902

Spanish

SPAN 1100 (6) and ARTS 1901

Each of the above courses counts as three credit hours with the exception of ARBC 1100, CHNS 1100, GREK 1100, JPNS 1100, LATN 1100, and SPAN 1100 which count as six credit hour courses.

Courses are listed in the Saint Mary’s University Academic Calendar with the exception of the following electives:

ANTH 1901, 1902 unspecified Anthropology electives

ARTS 1901, 1902, 1903 unspecified Arts electives

BUSI 1901, 1902 unspecified Business electives

CLAS 1901, 1902 unspecified Classics electives

ENGL 1901, 1902 unspecified English electives

ENVS 1901 unspecified Environmental Science elective

GEOG 1901 unspecified Geography elective

HIST 1901, 1902, 1903 unspecified History electives

IRST 1901 unspecified Irish Studies elective