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
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.
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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