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INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE CREDIT

 

Southeastern Louisiana University values the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and welcomes applications from IB students. The IB Diploma Programme is a comprehensive two-year curriculum leading to examinations evaluated on international criteria. Students are encouraged to submit their IB diploma record or examination results with their application for evaluation.

      • For students completing IB coursework, a maximum of 30 credit hours may be awarded for scores of 5 or above on standard level or 4 and above on higher level examinations (see table below). Students with IB examinations in a subject area not listed should contact the appropriate Department Head for potential evaluation.
      • The official International Baccalaureate transcript is required to award credit.

 

IB Course IB Score Southeastern Course Equivalent Credit Hours
Language A1: English 5 SL or 4 HL ENGL 232 3
5 HL ENGL 231 & ENGL 232 6
Language B: Spanish 5 SL or 4 HL SPAN 101 3
6 SL or 5 HL SPAN 101 & SPAN 102 6
Language B: French 5 SL or 4 HL FREN 101 3
6 SL or 5 HL FREN 101 & FREN 102 6
History—Americas 5 SL or 4 HL HIST 201 or 202 3
5 HL HIST 201 & HIST 202 6
History—World 5 SL or 4 HL HIST 101 or 102 3
5 HL HIST 101 & HIST 102 6
Biology 5 SL GBIO 151 3
4 HL GBIO 151 & BIOL 152 4
5 HL GBIO 151, BIOL 152, GBIO 153, & BIOL 154 8
Chemistry 5 SL CHEM 101 3
4 HL CHEM 101 & CLAB 103 4
5 HL CHEM 101, CHEM 102, CLAB 103, & CLAB 104 8
Physics 5 SL or 4 HL PHYS 191 3
5 HL PHYS 191 & PHYS 192 6
Math Studies 5 SL MATH 161 & MATH 162 6
Mathematics 5 SL or 4 HL MATH 161 & MATH 163 6
5 HL MATH 161 & MATH 200 8
Psychology 4 SL or 5 HL PSYC 101 3