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: 22 May 2017
Score Credit Hours Standard Level Equivalency Credit Hours Higher Level Equivalency
Studies in Language & Literature:
Arabic A: Literature 4
Arabic A: Language & Literature 4 3 Elective Credit No Credit Awarded
Chinese A: Literature 4
Chinese A: Language & Literature 4
English A: Language & Literature 7
6
5
4
3
3
3
3
CO 130
CO 130
CO 130
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
3
3
3
E 140
E 140
E 140
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 CreditE 140, CO 150, & Elective Credit
French A: Literature 4
French A: Language & Literature 4 3 LFRE 300 3 LFRE 301
German A: Literature 4
German A: Language & Literature 4 3 LGER 300 3 LGER 301
Russian A: Literature 4
Russian A: Language & Literature 4 3 LRUS 304 No Credit Awarded
Spanish A: Literature 4
Spanish A: Language & Literature 4 3 LSPA 300 3 LSPA 301
Language Acquisition:
Arabic B 7
5,6
4
11
8
4
LARA 200,201,300
LARA 200,201
LARA 200
No Credit Awarded
Arabic ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Chinese B 7
5,6
4
13
10
5
LCHI 200,201,304
LCHI 200,201
LCHI 200
No Credit Awarded
Chinese ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
French B 7

6
5
4

10
105
5
LFRE 100,101
LFRE 100,101LFRE 100
LFRE 100
9
96
3
LFRE 200,201,300  GT-AH4
LFRE 200,201,301 GT-AH4
LFRE 200, 201 GT-AH4
LFRE 200 GT-AH4
French ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
German B 7

6
5
4

10
105
5
LGER 100,101
LGER 100,101LGER 100
LGER 100
9
96
3
LGER 200,201,300 GT-AH4
LGER 200,201,301 GT-AH4
LGER 200,201 GT-AH4
LGER 200 GT-AH4
German ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Japanese B 7

5,6

4

13

10

5

LJPN 200,201,304  GT-AH4

LJPN 200,201 GT-AH4

LJPN 200 GT-AH4

9

9

9

LJPN 305 & Elective Credits
LJPN 305 & Elective CreditsLJPN 305 & Elective Credits
Japanese ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Mandarin B 7
5,6
4
13
10
5
LCHI 200,201,304
LCHI 200,201
LCHI 200
No Credit Awarded
Mandarin ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Spanish B 7
5,6
4
9
6
3
LSPA 200,201,300
LSPA 200,201
LSPA 200
9
9
9
LSPA 200,201,300
LSPA 200,201,300
LSPA 200,201,300
Spanish ab initio 4 to 7 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Classical Languages:
Classical Greek 4 to 7 3 LGEN 1++ No Credit Awarded
Latin 4 to 7 3 LGEN 1++ 3 LGEN 2++3B
Individuals & Societies:
Business & Management 4 to 7 3 Elective Credit 6 Elective Credit
Economics 4 3 Elective Credit 6 ECON 202,204
Geography 5
4
3 GR 100 6 GR 100, 210
Global Politics 4 to 7 3 POLS 232 GT-SS1 3 POLS 232 GT-SS1
History 4 3 HIST 1++3D
History: Africa 4 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 1++3D
History: Americas 4 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 150,151
History: Asia & Oceania 4 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 120,121
History: Europe & the Islamic World 4 3 HIST 115 3 HIST 115
History: Europe & the Middle East 4 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 1++3D
History: Aspects of Medieval Europe & the Islamic World 4 Exam Not Offered 6 HIST 1++3D
Human Rights 4 No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) 4 to 7 3 CIS 1++ 3 CIS 1++
Philosophy 4 to 7 3 PHIL 100 GT-AH3 3 PHIL 100 GT-AH3
Psychology 4 3 PSY 100 7 PSY 100,250
Social & Cultural Anthropology 4 to 7 3 ANTH 100 3 ANTH 100
World Religions 4 to 7 3 PHIL 170 GT-AH3 No Exam Offered
Sciences:
Biology 4 4 BZ 110, 111 4 LIFE 102
Chemistry 5
4
5
3
CHEM 107,108
Elective Credit
9
5
CHEM 111,112,245
CHEM 107,108
Computer Science 4 to 7 3 CS 1++ 3 CS 1++
Design Technology No Credit Awarded No Credit Awarded
Environmental Systems & Societies 4 3 NR 130 Exam Not Offered
Physics 4 3 PH 110,111 10 PH 121,122
Sport, Exercise and Health Science 4 to 7 3 HES 1++ Exam Not Offered
Mathematics:
Further Mathematics 4 to 7 Exam Not Offered 3 MATH 1++1B GT-MA1
Mathematics 4 8 MATH 117,118,124,125,126,141 9 MATH 117,118,124,125,126, 160
Mathematical Studies 4 3 MATH 1++1B Exam Not Offered
Arts:
Dance 5-7
4
3
3
D 110 GT-AH1
D 110 GT-AH1
5 D 110,220A GT-AH1
No Credit Awarded
Film 4 to 7 3 SPCM 1++ 6 SPCM 1++
Literature and Performance 5-7
4
9
3
TH 2++ and E 245
TH 1++
Exam Not Offered
Music 4 to 7 3 MU 100 GT-AH1 3 MU 111 GT-AH1
Music: Solo or Group Performance 4 to 7 3 MU 111 No Credit Awarded
Theatre Arts 4 to 7 3 TH 141 3 TH 141
Visual Arts 4 3 Elective Credit 3 Elective Credit