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

Art HL 6 ART 105 or 111* 3
Biology SL 5 BIOL 101 3
  HL 5 BIOL 112/114 4
  HL 7 BIOL 112/114 and 113/115 8
Business & Management SL or HL 5 MGMT 120 3
Chemistry SL 6 CHEM 113 3
  HL 5 CHEM 131/133 4
                     HL 7 CHEM 131, 132, 133, 134 8
Computer Science SL  6  CS 115 3
  HL  5  CS 115 3
Economics
(non-business majors only)
HL 5 ECON 260 3
English**        HL 5 ENGL 111 3
                     HL 6 ENGL 111, 112 6
French HL 5 FREN 111, 112 6
German   5 GER 111, 112 6
Greek HL 5 Beginning Greek 6 or 12***
History      HL 5 HIST 118/222 3
Information Technology SL  6  IT 120 3
   HL  5  IT 120 3
Mathematics  SL 5 MATH 120 3
  HL 5 MATH 185 3
Philosophy    HL 5 BIBD 380 3
Physics SL  5 PHYS 110 3
  HL  5 PHYS 120, 121, 122, 123 8
Psychology   HL 5 PSYC 120 3
Social Anthropology  HL 5 ANTH 101 3
Spanish         HL 5 SPAN 111, 112 6


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.