International Baccalaureate (IB)

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International Baccalaureate (IB)

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**Please note that the equivalencies listed below are for IB exams taken during the 2017-2018 academic year. For exams taken during previous academic years, please see the appropriate link in the “Archived IB Equivalencies” tab above.

 2017-2018 Examination

Updated: 19 June 2018

Score Credit Hours Standard Level Equivalency Credit Hours Higher Level Equivalency
Studies in Language & Literature:
Arabic A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
Arabic A: Language & Literature 4 3 Elective Credit No Credit Awarded
Chinese A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
Chinese A: Language & Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
English A: Language & Literature 7
6
5
4
3 CO 130 6
6
6
3
E 140, CO 150
E 140, CO 150
E 140, CO 150
CO 130
English A: Literature 7
6
5
4
3 E 140 6
6
6
3
E 140, CO 150
E 140, CO 150
E 140, CO 150
E 140
English B 5-7
4
No Credit Awarded 12
9
E 140, CO 150, Elective Credit
E 140, CO 150, Elective Credit
French A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
French A: Language & Literature 4-7 3 LFRE 300 3 LFRE 301
German A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
German A: Language & Literature 4-7 3 LGER 300 3 LGER 301
Japanese A: Literature No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Japanese A: Language & Literature 4-7 3 LJPN 304 No Credit Awarded
Russian A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
Russian A: Language & Literature 4-7 3 LRUS 304 No Credit Awarded
Spanish A: Literature  No Credit Awarded  No Credit Awarded
Spanish A: Language & Literature 4-7 3 LSPA 300 3 LSPA 301
Language Acquisition:
Arabic B 7
6
5
4
10
5
0
0
LARA 100, 101
LARA 100
No Credit Awarded
No Credit Awarded
13
9
10
5
LARA 101, 200, 201
LARA 101, 200
LARA 100, 101
LARA 100
Arabic ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Chinese B 7
6
5
4
10
5
0
0
LCHI 100, 101
LCHI 100
No Credit Awarded
No Credit Awarded
15
10
5
5
LCHI 101, 200, 201
LCHI 101, 200
LCHI 101
LCHI 101
Chinese ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
French B 7
6
5
4
13
10
5
5
LFRE 100, 101, 200
LFRE 100, 101
LFRE 100
LFRE 100
9
9
6
3
LFRE 200, 201, 300
LFRE 200, 201, 301
LFRE 200, 201
LFRE 200
French ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
German B 7
6
5
4
13
10
5
5
LGER 100, 101, 200
LGER 100, 101
LGER 100
LGER 100
9
9
6
3
LGER 200, 201, 300
LGER 200, 201, 301
LGER 200, 201
LGER 200
German ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Japanese B 7
6
5
4
10
5
0
0
LJPN 100, 101
LJPN 100
No Credit Awarded
No Credit Awarded
15
10
5
5
LJPN 101, 200, 201
LJPN 101, 200
LJPN 101
LJPN 101
Japanese ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Mandarin B 7
6
5
4
10
5
0
0
LCHI 100, 101
LCHI 100
No Credit Awarded
No Credit Awarded
 15
10
5
5
LCHI 101, 200, 201
LCHI 101, 200
LCHI 101
LCHI 101
Mandarin ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Portuguese B 7
6
5
4
13
10
5
5
LGEN 114, 115, 214
LGEN 114, 115
LGEN 114
LGEN 114
9
9
6
3
LGEN 214, 215, 314
LGEN 214, 215, 315
LGEN 214, 215
LGEN 214
Portuguese ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Spanish B 7
6
5
4
13
10
5
5
LSPA 100, 101, 200
LSPA 100, 101
LSPA 100LSPA 100
9
9
6
3
LSPA 200, 201, 300
LSPA 200, 201, 301
LSPA 200, 201
Spanish ab initio No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Classical Languages:
Classical Greek 7
6
5
4
 3  Elective Credit 13
13
10
5
LGEN 100, 101, 296
LGEN 100, 101, 296
LGEN 100, 101
LGEN 100
Latin 7
6
5
4
3 Elective Credit 13
13
10
5
LLAT 100, 101, 296
LLAT 100, 101, 296
LLAT 100, 101
LLAT 100
Individuals & Societies:
Business & Management 4-7 3 Elective Credit 6 Elective Credit
Economics 4-7 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 3C) 6 Elective Credit (AUCC 3C)
Geography 4-7 3 GR 100 6 GR 100, 210
Global Politics 4-7 3 POLS 232 3 POLS 232
History 4-7 3 HIST 111 Exam Not Offered
History: Africa 4-7 Exam Not Offered 6 Exam Under Review
History: Americas 4-7 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 150, 151
History: Asia & Oceania 4-7 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 120, 121
History: Europe 4-7 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 111, Elective Credit
Human Rights 4-7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) 4-7 3 Elective Credit 3 Elective Credit
Philosophy 4-7 3 PHIL 100 3 PHIL 100
Psychology 4-7 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 3C) 7 PSY 100, 250
Social & Cultural Anthropology 4-7 3 ANTH 100 3 ANTH 100
World Religions 4-7 3 PHIL 170 Exam Not Offered
Sciences:
Biology 4-7 4 BZ 110, 111 4 LIFE 102
Chemistry 4-7 5 CHEM 107, 108 9 CHEM 111, 112, 113, 114
Computer Science  4-7  3 Elective Credit  3 Elective Credit
Design Technology No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Environmental Systems & Societies 4-7 3 NR 130 Exam Not Offered
Physics 4-7 4 PH 110, 111 10 PH 121, 122
Sport, Exercise and Health Science 4-7 3 Elective Credit Exam Not Offered
Mathematics:
Further Mathematics 4-7 Exam Not Offered 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 1B)
Mathematics 4-7 9 MATH 117, 118, 124, 125, 126, 141 9 MATH 117, 118, 124, 125, 126, 160
Mathematical Studies 4-7 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 1B) Exam Not Offered
Arts:
Dance 5-7
4
3 D 110 5 D 110, 220A
No Credit Awarded
Film 4-7 3 Elective Credit 6 Elective Credit
Literature and Performance 5-7
4
9
3
Elective Credit, E 245
Elective Credit
Exam Not Offered
Music 4-7 3 MU 111 No Credit Awarded
Theatre Arts 4-7 3 TH 141 3 TH 141
Visual Arts 4-7 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 3B) 3 Elective Credit (AUCC 3B)