International Baccalaureate (IB)—Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2017–2018 school year.

Students who pass IB Standard Level will receive no advanced placement credit.
Students who participate in Higher Level IB subject examinations and earn a minimum acceptable score (5 or better) will receive the following credit.

Subject
Score
Credit
Credit Awarded
Art/Design
5
FA 9300L
3
Biology (for biology majors)
5
BL 1010, BL 1020
8
Biology (for all other majors)
5
BL 1040, BLU 8888
7
Chemistry
5
CH 1150, CH 1151, CH 1153
CH 1160, CH 1161, CH 1163
10
Classical Languages
5
HU 9300L
3
Computer Science
5
May enroll in accelerated CS 1131
 
Economics
5
EC 2001
3
English
5
UN 1015
3
French Language or
Literature
5
HU 2273, 3271, 3272
upon successful completion of
either HU 3274 or 3275**
9
Geography
5
SS 2400
3
German Language or
Literature
5
HU 3280, 3281, 3282
upon successful completion of
either HU 3284 or 3285**
9
History—European
5
SS 2502
3
History—US 5 SS 2500 3
History—World
5
SS 2504
3
Mathematics
5
MA 1160, MA 2160
8
Music
5
FA 9300L
3
Philosophy
5
HU 2700
3
Physics
5
PH 1110, PH 1111
PH 1200, PH 1210
8
Psychology
5
PSY 2000
3
Social Anthropology
5
SS 2100
3
Spanish Language or
Literature
5
HU 2293, 3291, 3292
upon successful completion of
HU 3294, 3295, or 3296**
Theatre Arts
5
FA 2820
3
**Arrangements must be made with the humanities modern languages director. Questions may be directed to 906-487-2540 or humanities@mtu.edu.