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  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

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  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

    MSUM recognizes the International Baccalaureate program, offered at many high schools in the United States and abroad, which allows students to take examinations for credit. The examinations are offered at the standard (SL) and higher (HL) levels.

    In accordance MnSCU policy 3.16, a student shall receive three (3) or more course credits for scores of 4 or higher on individual Higher Level IB examinations. A student shall receive two (2) or more credits for scores of 4 or higher on individual Standard Level IB examinations.

    IB credit may be used toward Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum requirements. Credit earned through IB examination is not resident credit and may not be used to satisfy resident credit requirements for graduation.

    To order official transcripts, please contact:
    Web site: www.ibo.org/iba/transcripts
    Phone: (301) 202-3025
    Email: ibid@ibo.org

    Please contact the MSUM Records Office at 218.477.2565 for more information on credit awarded for these tests.

     

    IB Exam MSUM Equivalency Credit Hours LASC Goal(s)
    Theory of Knowledge (diploma award) Elective 3  
    Classic Greek Higher Level Elective 6 8
    English A1 Higher Level (diploma award) ENGL 101 6  
    English A1 Higher Level (individual course award) ENGL 101 3  
    English A1 Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    English A1 Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    English A2 Higher Level Elective 3  
    English B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    English B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    French A1 Higher Level Elective 6  
    French B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    French B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    French B Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    French ab initio Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    French ab initio Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    German A1 Higher Level Elective 6  
    German B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    German B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    German B Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    German B Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    German ab initio Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    German ab initio Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    Spanish A2 Higher Level SPAN 101, SPAN 102 6  
    Spanish B Higher Level (diploma award) SPAN 101, SPAN 102 6  
    Spanish B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Spanish B Standard Level (individual course award) SPAN 101 4  
    Spanish ab initio Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Spanish ab initio Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    Hebrew B Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Hebrew B Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    Japanese A1 Higher Level JAPN 101, JAPN 102 6  
    Japanese B Higher Level (diploma award) JAPN 101, JAPN 102 6  
    Japanese B Higher Level (individual course award) JAPN 101, JAPN 102 8  
    Japanese B Standard Level (diploma award) JAPN 101 2  
    Japanese B Standard Level (individual course award) JAPN 101 4  
    Japanese ab initio Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Mandarin B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Mandarin B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Mandarin B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Mandarin B Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    Russian B Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Russian B Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Russian B Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Russian B Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 4  
    Business & Management Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Business & Management Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Business & Management Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Business & Management Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Economics Higher Level (diploma award) ECON 202, ECON 204 6  
    Economics Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 5
    Economics Standard Level (individual course award) ECON 202 3  
    Geography Higher Level (diploma award) GEOS 110, GEOS 115 6  
    Geography Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 5
    Geography Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Geography Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 0  
    History Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 5
    History Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 5
    History Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Information Technology in a Global Society Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 8
    Information Technology in a Global Society Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 8
    Information Technology in a Global Society Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Information Technology in a Global Society Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Philosophy Higher Level (diploma award) PHIL 101, Elective 6  
    Philosophy Higher Level (individual course award) PHIL 101 3  
    Psychology Higher Level (diploma award) PSY 113, PSY 202 6  
    Psychology Higher Level (individual course award) PSY 113, PSY 202 6  
    Psychology Standard Level (diploma award) PSY 113 2  
    Psychology Standard Level (individual course award) PSY 113 3  
    Social & Cultural Anthropology Higher Level (diploma award) SOC 110, SOC 120 6  
    Social & Cultural Anthropology Higher Level (individual course award) SOC 110 3  
    Social & Cultural Anthropology Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    World Cultures Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 8
    World Cultures Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 8
    World Cultures Standard Level (diploma award) Elective 3 8
    World Cultures Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3 8
    Biology Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 3L
    Biology Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 3L
    Chemistry Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 3L
    Chemistry Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3 3L
    Design Technology Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Design Technology Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Physics Higher Level (diploma award) PHYS 200 6  
    Physics Higher Level (individual course award) PHYS 200 3  
    Environmental Systems & Societies Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6 10
    Math: Further Mathematics Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Math: Further Mathematics Standard Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Computer Science Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Computer Science Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Computer Science Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 2  
    Music Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Music Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Theatre Arts Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Theatre Arts Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3  
    Visual Arts Higher Level (diploma award) Elective 6  
    Visual Arts Higher Level (individual course award) Elective 3