Alabama School of Fine Arts Credits



Subject

ASMS Course

UAB Equivalent

Semester Hours Awarded

Conditions

Biology

Yr-long AP Biology

BY 123: Introductory Biology I

4 "B" or higher

Physics

Yr-long AP Physics

PH 221: Gen Physics I 3 "B" or higher
PH 221L: Gen Physics Lab 1

Art & Art History

Drawing

ARS 100: Introduction to Drawing

3 "B" or higher
Art Foundation ARS 10: Introductory 2-D Design 3 "B" or higher
ARS 102: Introductory 3-D Design 3 "B" or higher
AP/Honors Art History ARH 203: Ancient and Medieval Art 3 "B" or higher
ARH 204: Renaissance/Modern Art 3 "B" or higher

English

Special Topics - Creative Writing

ED 214: Introduction to Literature: Special Topics 3 "A"

Special Topics - Poetry Workshop

EH 305-306: Beginning Poetry Writing Workshop 3 "A" in both workshops

Fiction Writing Workshop

EH 309-310: Beginning Fiction Writing Workshop 3 "A" in both workshops

Theatre

Final 2 years of theatre courses

THR 100: Introduction to Theatre 3 "B" or higher in each course

Acting/Directing III

THR 154: Beginning Acting 3 "B" or higher in each course

Design/Technology III

THR 124: Theatre Technology: Scenery & Lighting 3 "B" or higher and portfolio review
THR 125: Theatre Technology: Costume & Makeup 3 "B" or higher and portfolio review
THR 210: Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 "B" or higher and portfolio review
Music

Basic Theory

MU 100: Fundamentals of Music

3 Minimum of 2 terms; "B" or higher
Intermediate Theory MU 221: Music Theory I 3 Minimum of 2 terms; "B" or higher
Aural Awareness & Intermed. Sight Singing MU 224: Aural Skills I 1 Minimum of 2 terms; "B" or higher
Advanced Theory MU 222: Music Theory II 3 Minimum of 2 terms; "B" or higher
Aural Awareness & Adv. Sight Singing MU 225: Aural Skills II 1 Minimum of 2 terms; "B" or higher

General AP Credits Awarded by UAB

Important Notes

  • Students must graduate from ASFA to receive credit.
  • Students must attend UAB directly from ASFA to receive credit.
  • All credit is awarded as “Pass” credit.