International Baccalaureate (IB)—Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2015–2016 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 9350L
3
Biology (for biology majors)
5
BL 1010, BL 1020
8
Biology (for all other majors)
5
BL 1040, BLU 8888
7
Business and Organization
5
BUS 1100
3
Chemistry
5
CH 1150, CH 1151, CH 1153
CH 1160, CH 1161, CH 1163
10
Classical Languages
5
HU 9300L
4
Computer Science
5
May enroll in accelerated CS 1131
 
Economics
5
EC 2001
3
English
5
UN 1015
3
Geography
5
SS 2400
4
History
5
SS 9300L
4
History of the Islamic World
5
SS 9300L
4
Mathematics
5
MA 1160, MA 2160
8
Music
5
FA 9350L
4
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
Theatre Arts
5
FA 2820
3