SAT Subject Tests

SAT Subject Tests
(Sam Houston State University Policy Information- 11/01/2013)

Sam Houston State University is an open national testing center for the SAT Subject examinations. All SAT Subject exams may be taken at SHSU. Only the SAT Subject exams listed below will be accepted for credit at SHSU.

Sam Houston State University has a policy of accepting up to a maximum of 30 hours of credit through a combination of national standardized examinations and/or locally designed and administered departmental tests. More than 30 hours of credit by examination will be considered on an individual appeal basis. Policies are subject to change at any time.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • SAT Subject Tests are content-based tests that allow you to showcase achievement in specific subject areas where you excel.
  • All SAT Subject Tests are one-hour, multiple-choice tests. Is any given sitting of the SAT Subject Tests, you can take up to three tests.
  • To register for SAT Subject Tests, please visit the College Board website.

SUBJECT EXAM TITLEMINIMUM SCORE REQUIREDSHSU COURSE #CREDIT HOURS AWARDED
CHEMISTRY 680 CHEM 1311 (no lab credit awarded) 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGES* 450 FREN/GERM/SPAN/FOLG
1411
4
550 FREN/GERM/SPAN/FOLG
1411, 1412
4, 4
650 FREN/GERM/SPAN/FOLG
1411, 1412, 2311
4, 4, 3
750

FREN/GERM/SPAN/FOLG
1411, 1412, 2311, 2312

4, 4, 3, 3

*Foreign languages SAT Subject Exams:
French (FREN), German (GERM), Spanish (SPAN), Modern Hebrew (FOLG), Italian (FOLG), Latin (FOLG), Chinese (FOLG) Japanese (FOLG), and Korean (FOLG)