International Baccalaureate Policy

The IB examinations must be taken in high school.  ACU does not administer these tests.

IB Exam

Level

Required Score

ACU Course

Credit Hours

ArtHL6ART 105 or 111*3
BiologySL5BIOL 1013
 HL5BIOL 112/1144
 HL7BIOL 112/114 and 113/1158
Business & ManagementSL or HL5MGMT 1203
ChemistrySL6CHEM 1133
 HL5CHEM 131/1334
                    HL7CHEM 131, 132, 133, 1348
Computer ScienceSL 6 CS 1153
 HL 5 CS 1153
Economics
(non-business majors only)
HL5ECON 2603
English**       HL5ENGL 1113
                    HL6ENGL 111, 1126
FrenchHL5FREN 111, 1126
German 5GER 111, 1126
GreekHL5Beginning Greek6 or 12***
History     HL5HIST 118/2223
Information TechnologySL 6 IT 1203
  HL 5 IT 1203
Mathematics SL5MATH 1203
 HL5MATH 1853
Philosophy   HL5BIBD 3803
PhysicsSL 5PHYS 1103
 HL 5PHYS 120, 121, 122, 1238
Psychology  HL5PSYC 1203
Social Anthropology HL5ANTH 1013
Spanish        HL5SPAN 111, 1126

HL Higher Level Exam
SL Subsidiary Level Exam
 

*    Student may choose which course to receive credit for.

** Students who score a 4 are eligible to attempt the ACU English Essay for ENGL 111 credit. Students with a score of 5 may also take the Essay to attempt ENGL 112 credit; however, a superior score must be earned for ENGL 112 credit to be awarded.

***  Number of credit hours individually determined based on previous work
 

There is a $50 transcript recording fee placed on the student's bill for each course credited to the student's academic record.