International Baccalaureate Course Chart

IB Course

Min.
Grade

U of L Course (credits)

Biology, Higher Level

5

BIOL 1010 (3)

Chemistry, Higher Level

Chemistry, Standard Level

5

7

CHEM 1000/2000 (6)

CHEM 1000 (3)

Computer Science, Higher or Standard Level

5

CPSC 1620 (3)1

Economics, Higher Level

Economics, Standard Level

5

5

ECON 1010/1012 (6)

ECON 1010 (3)

English A: Literature, Higher Level

English A: Language and Literature, Higher Level

5

5

ENGL 1xxx (3)2

ENGL 1xxx (3)2

Film, Higher Level

5

NMED 1xxx (3)3

French B, Higher Level

French B, Standard Level

French AB, Standard Level

5

5

5

FREN 2000/2300 (6)

FREN 1500/2000 (6)

FREN 1000/1100 (6)

Geography, Higher Level

Geography, Standard Level

5

5

GEOG 1000/1200 (6)

ENVS 2000 (3)

German B, Higher Level

German B, Standard Level

5

5

GERM 2000/2300 (6)

GERM 1500/2000 (6)

Greek, Higher Level

 

Special Assessment

History, Higher Level

History Africa, Higher Level

History Americas, Higher Level

History Europe/Middle East, Higher Level

5

5

5

5

HIST 1000 (3)

HIST 1xxx (3)

HIST 1xxx (3)

HIST 1xxx (3)

Information Technology in a Global Society, Higher Level

5

CPSC 1xxx (3)4

Latin, Higher or Standard Level

-

Special Assessment

Mandarin AB, Standard Level

Mandarin B, Higher Level or Standard Level

5

5

HUM 1xxx/1xxx (6)

HUM 1xxx/1xxx (6)

Mathematics, Higher Level

Further Mathematics, Higher Level

5

5

MATH 1560 (3)5

MATH 1410/1560 (6)

Music, Higher Level

5

MUSI 2xxx (6)6

Philosophy, Higher Level

-

Special Assessment

Physics, Higher Level

5

PHYS 1000 or 1050 (3)

Psychology, Higher or Standard Level

4

PSYC 1000 (3)

Social Anthropology, Higher Level

5

ANTH 1000 (3)

Spanish B, Higher Level

Spanish B, Standard Level

Spanish AB, Standard Level

5

5

5

SPAN 2000/3001 (6)

SPAN 1500/2000 (6)

SPAN 1000/1100 (6)

Theatre, Higher Level

5

DRAM 1xxx (3)

Visual Arts, Higher Level

5

Art 2031/2032 (6)

1 Programming language varies across institutions; students proceeding to next level must ensure they have mastered the appropriate programming language.

2 Not equivalent to English 1900 for prerequisite or program requirements.

3 Not a prerequisite for higher level New Media courses.

4 Not a prerequisite for higher level Computer Science courses.

5 Credit is not allowed for Mathematics 1010 subsequent to the completion of Mathematics 1560.

6 Two unspecified Music credits may be applied to specific Music requirements after interview and assessment by the Department of Music.