Undergraduate Admissions

2020–2021 International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2020–2021 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.

Scores Required, Credits Granted, by Subject
Subject Minimum Score Credit Credit Awarded
Biology HL 5 BL 1010, BL 1020 8
Chemistry HL 5 CH 1150, CH 1151, CH 1153
CH 1160, CH 1161, CH 1163
10
Classical Languages HL 5 HU 1XXX 3
Computer Science HL 5 May enroll in accelerated CS 1131  
Economics HL 5 EC 2001 3
English HL 5 UN 1015 3
French Language or Literature HL 5 HU 2273, 3271, 3272
upon successful completion of
either HU 3274 or 3275**
9
Geography HL 5 SS 2400 3
German Language or Literature HL 5 HU 3280, 3281, 3282
upon successful completion of
either HU 3284 or 3285**
9
History—Africa and the Middle East HL 5 SS 2505 3
History—Asia and Oceania 5 SS 2505 3
History—European HL 5 SS 2502 3
History—US HL 5 SS 2500 3
Mathematics HL 5 MA 1160, MA 2160 8
Music HL 5 FA 1XXX 3
Philosophy HL 5 HU 2700 3
Physics HL 5 PH 1110, PH 1111
PH 1200, PH 1210
8
Psychology HL 5 PSY 2000 3
Social and Cultural Anthropology HL 5 SS 2100 3
Spanish Language or Literature HL 5 HU 2293, 3291, 3292
upon successful completion of
HU 3294, 3295, or 3296**
9
Theatre Arts HL 5 FA 2820 3
Visual Arts HL 5 FA 2330 3

**Arrangements must be made with the Department of Humanities' modern languages director. Questions may be directed to 906-487-2540 or humanities@mtu.edu.