I.B. Exams

The International Baccalaureate (IB) curricula and corresponding examinations are offered by participating secondary schools in the United States and abroad. For more information on the IB program, contact your local high school counselor or International Baccalaureate North America at http:// www.ibo.org.

The table below lists the IB exams that have been approved for receiving credit at Baylor. Note that the number of credit hours for each Baylor course is denoted by the second digit of the course number. Therefore, English 1302 is a 3-hour course, while Biology 1401 is a 4-hour course. Baylor's Credit by Exam policies are available at http://www.baylor.edu/irt/cbe_policies.

International Baccalaureate Test Required Scores Baylor Course

Biology, Higher level 5 Biology 1401

Biology, Higher level 6 Biology 1305-1105

Biology, Higher level 7 Biology 1305-1105 and Biology 1306-1106



General Chemistry, Standard level 5 Chemistry 1300-1100

General Chemistry, Standard level 6-7 Chemistry 1301-1101

Chemistry, Higher level 5 Chemistry 1301-1101

Chemistry, Higher level 6-7 Chemistry 1301-1101 & 1302-1102

Chinese, Standard level 5 Chinese 2310

Chinese, Standard level 6-7 Chinese 2310 & 2320

Chinese, Higher level 4 Chinese 2310

Chinese, Higher level 5-7 Chinese 2310 & 2320

Computing Studies, Higher level 5-7 Computer Science (CSI) 1430; or Computer Information Systems (MIS) 1305

Economics, Higher level 5-7 Economics 2306 & 2307

English, First Language, Higher level 5-7 English 1302

Environmental Systems, Standard level 5-7 Environmental Studies 1301

French, Standard level 5 French 2310

French, Standard level 6-7 French 2310 & 2320

French, Higher level 4 French 2310

French, Higher level 5-7 French 2310 & 2320

Geography, Higher level 5-7 Geography 1300

German, Standard level 5 German 2310

German, Standard level 6-7 German 2310 & 2320

German, Higher level 4 German 2310

German, Higher level 5-7 German 2310 & 2320



History of Americas, Higher level, for students entering prior to Summer 2012 5-7 Submit syllabus for review.



History of Americas, Higher level, for students entering in Summer 2012 and later 6-7 HIS 2366



History, other than History of Americas, Higher level 6-7 Submit syllabus for review.

Japanese, Standard level 5 Japanese 2310

Japanese, Standard level 6-7 Japanese 2310 & 2320

Japanese, Higher level 4 Japanese 2310

Japanese, Standard level 5 Japanese 2310

Korean, Standard level 6-7 Korean 2310 & 2320

Korean, Higher level 4 Korean 2310

Korean, Higher level 5-7 Korean 2310 & 2320

Latin, Standard level 5 Latin 1301 and 1302

Latin, Standard level 6 Latin 2310

Latin, Standard level 7 Latin 2310 and 2320

Latin, Higher level 4 Latin 1301 and 1302

Latin, Higher level 5 Latin 2310

Latin, Higher level 6 Latin 2310 and 2320

Mathematics Higher level 6-7 Math 1321

Music, Higher level 6-7 Music 1301

Philosophy Higher level 5-7 Philosophy 1305 or 1321

Physics Standard level 5-7 Physics 1405

Physics Higher level 5 Physics 1405 (or 1408 with departmental approval)

Psychology, Higher level 5-7 Psychology 1305

Spanish, Standard level 5 Spanish 2310

Spanish, Standard level 6-7 Spanish 2310 & 2320

Spanish, Higher level 4 Spanish 2310

Spanish, Higher level 5-7 Spanish 2310 & 2320

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