International Baccalaureate

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 112/114
 
4
 HL7BIOL 112/114 and 113/1158
Business & ManagementSL or HL5MGMT 120
 
3
ChemistrySL6CHEM 1133
 HL5CHEM 131/1334
                    HL7CHEM 131, 132, 133, 1348
Computer ScienceSL 6 CS 115
 
 3
 HL 5 CS 115
 
 3
Economics
(non-business majors only)
HL5ECON 260
 
3
English**       HL5ENGL 1113
                    HL6ENGL 111, 1126
FrenchHL5FLFR 111, 1126
German 5FLGE 111, 1126
GreekHL5Beginning Greek6 or 12***
History     HL5HIST 118/2223
Information TechnologySL 6 IT 120
 
 3
  HL 5 IT 120
 
 3
Mathematics HL5MATH 1853
Philosophy   HL5BIBD 3803
Physics
 
SL
 
5PHYS 110
 
 3
 HL
 
 5PHYS 120, 121, 122, 123
 
 8
 
Psychology  HL5PSYC 1203
Social Anthropology HL5ANTH 1013
Spanish        HL5FLSP 111, 1126

HL Higher Level Exam
SL Subsidiary Level Exam
 

*    Student may choose which course to receive credit for.

** Students who score a 4 on the IB English (HL) exam are eligible to write the ACU English Essay to attempt credit for ENGL 111. Students who score a 5 are eligible to attempt the ACU English Essay for ENGL 112 credit, but 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.