Undergraduate Admissions

2021-22 International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit Guide

For students entering Michigan Tech during the 2021-22 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. Students who took IB tests during spring 2020 COVID-19 disruptions will be awarded credit based on scores received as indicated in the table below.

Scores Required, Credits Granted, by Subject
Subject Minimum Score Credit Credit Awarded
Biology HL 5 BL 1100, 1110, 1200, 1210 8
Chemistry HL 5 CH 1150, 1151, 1153
CH 1160, 1161, 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, 2160 8
Music HL 5 FA 1XXX 3
Philosophy HL 5 HU 2700 3
Physics HL 5 PH 1110, 1111
PH 1200, 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 THEA 1000 3
Visual Arts HL 5 ART 1000 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.