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International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate program is a challenging curriculum offered in high schools around the world    
that is designed to prepare students for advanced work in many countries’ postsecondary systems.   
Students who wish to receive (IB) credits should submit official transcripts to the Registrar’s office.

 

IB Score of 4: Minimum 3 credits per exam. If courses listed do not equal 6 credits, institutions must give elective credit or assign own number.   


IB Score of 5-7: Minimum 6 credits per exam. If courses listed do not equal 6 credits, institutions must give elective credit or assign own number.

 

Exam Title​ ​Passing Score ​Course Credit ​Credit Hours ​Comments
Biology​

​4

5 - 7

​BSC 1005/1005L

BSC 1005/1005L and BSC 1010/1010L

​Business and Management

​4

5 - 7

​GEB 1011 or MAN 2604

GEB 1011 or
MAN 2604 or MAN X652 and General Business or Management course determined by institution

Chemistry​

​4

5 - 7

​CHM 1020/1020L

CHM 1020/1020L and CHM  1045/1045L

​Computer Science

​4

5 - 7

​CGS X100

COP 1000C and CGS X100

​3

6

​Exam content updated or changed frequently.
​Design Technology

​4

5 - 7

​ETI 1410

ETI 1410 and other Engineering Technologies course determined by institution.

​3​ETI 1410 is unique to this exam.  Interdisciplinary engineering technology course.
Economics​

​4

5 - 7

​ECO 2000

ECO 2013 and ECO 2023

Ecosystems and Societies​

​4

5 - 7

​EVR 2017 or EVR 2018

EVR 2017 or
EVR 2018 and other Interdisciplinary Science or
Environmental Studies course determined by institution.

English A1

​4

5 - 7

​ENC 1101

ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 or
LIT 1100 or LIT 1110

Environmental Systems​

​4

5 - 7

​ISC 1050

ISC 2050 and other Interdisciplinary Science or
Environmental Science course determined by institution

​3​ISC 2050 is unique to this exam. Interdisciplinary environmental studies course.
Film Studies​

​3

5 - 7

​FIL 2000

FIL 2000 or
FIL 2001 and FIL 2002 or FIL 2420

French​

​4

5 - 7

​One semester of language credit at Elementary Language II level

Two semesters of Elementary Language II and Intermediate Language I level

​3

6

​No literature credit
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)​

​4

5 - 7

​MHF 1202

MHF 1202 and
MHF 1209

​MHF 1209 is unique number for this exam.
Geography​

​4

5 - 7

​GEA 2000

GEO 2200 and
GEO 2400

​German

​4

5 - 7

​One semester of language credit at Elementary Language II level

Two semesters of Elementary Language II and
Intermediate Language I level

​3

6

​No literature credit
History​

​4

5 - 7

​WOH 2030

WOH 2030 and one semester of lower-level History elective depending on student’s choice of specialized subject.

3

​All students study 20th-Century World History.  Higher Level students also study a 100-year period between 1750 and the present in one of several regions.  Standard Level students do a project in any History subject.
Information and Technology for a Global Society​

​4

5 - 7

​No direct equivalent

No direct equivalent

​3

6

​Islamic History

​4

5 - 7

​No direct equivalent

No direct equivalent

​3

6

Italian​

​4

5 - 7

​One semester of language credit at Elementary Language II level

Two semesters of Elementary Language II and
Intermediate Language I level

​3

6

Latin​

​4

5 - 7

​LAT 2220 or other Latin Course

LAT 2230 and other Latin Course with LAT or
LNW prefix

​Marine Science

​4

5 - 7

​BSC X311C (BSC X311/X311L) or OCB X000C (OCB X000/X000L) or
OCB X010C (OCB X010/X010L)

Course selection same as score of 4

​3

6

​Math Methods

​4

5 - 7

​MAC 1105

MAC 1105 and MAC 1140 or
MAC 1140 and MAC 2233

Math Studies​

​4

5 - 7

​MAT 1033

MAT 1033 and
MGF 1106

Mathematics​

​4

5 - 7

​MAC 1147

MAC 1147 and MAC 2233 or
MAC 2233 and MAC 2311

​MAC 1147 can substitute for MAC 1140 and MAC 1114
​Music

​4

5 - 7

​MUL 2010

MUL 2010 and
MUH 2111

​3

6

​Exam has music theory, history, and literature aspects.  Emphasis is on post-Renaissance European music with significant additional coverage of alternating world music topics.
​Philosophy

​4

5 - 7

​PHI 2010

PHI 2010 and
additional Philosophy course

​3

6

Physics​

​4

5 - 7

​PHY 2020C or PHY 2020/2020L

PHY 2020C or
PHY 2020/2020L and PHY 1009 or
PHY 2053/2053L and
PHY 2054/2054L

​PHY 1009 is a unique number for this exam.
Psychology​

​4

5 - 7

​PSY 2012

PSY 2012 and
additional course determined by institution.

Social and Cultural Anthropology​

​4

5 - 7

​ANT 1410

ANT 1410 and
additional ANT course determined by institution.

Spanish​

​4

5 - 7

​One semester of language credit at Elementary Language II level

Two semesters of Elementary Language II and
 Intermediate Language I level

​3

6

​No literature credit
​Theatre Arts

​4

5 - 7

​THE 2000 or THE X020

THE 2000 or
THE X020 and one semester elective credit in theater history, performance, stagecraft, theory or literature depending on student’s strengths

3

​All students study core topics in dramatic literature, performance and stagecraft.  Higher Level students do an independent project in a Theater Arts subject of their choice.
Visual Arts​

​4

5 - 7

​ART 2012 or ART 2014

ART 2012 or
ART2014 and additional Art course determined by institution.

​3​Content will vary widely for each student. All students do both studio work and research notebooks.  Standard Level students choose to emphasize one or the other.  Higher Level students emphasize studio work. Courses in ART and/or ARH prefix may be appropriate.

 

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