International Baccalaureate    (IB)

International Baccalaureate (IB) – Undergraduates   Florida Atlantic University will award credit based on scores achieved on IB  diploma program examinations. 

Students will be awarded up to 30 credits. Students with a score of 4 on subject  areas will receive 3-4 credits for each examination. Students with a score  of 5 or above will receive 6-8 credits.

Students who are awarded IB credit for ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or MAC 1105 will  receive Gordon Rule credit for these courses.

Examination Course Equivalent Passing Score Credits
Biology BSC 1005, 1005L 4 4
Biology BSC 1005, BSC 1005L, BSC 1010, BSC 1010L 5-7 8
Business and Management GEB 2011 4 3
Business and Management GEB 2011, MAN 1930 5-7 6
Chemistry CHM 1020C 4 3
Chemistry CHM 1020C, CHM 2045, CHM 2045L 5-7 7
Computer Science ISM 2000 4 3
Computer Science ISM 2000,        Elective 5-7 6
Design Technology ETI 1410 4 3
Design Technology ETI 1410, ETI 2930 5-7 6
Economics ECO 1000 4 3
Economics ECO 2013, ECO 2023 5-7 6
Ecosystems and Societies EVR 2017 4 3
Ecosystems and Societies EVR 2017, EVR 2930 5-7 6
English A1 ENC 1101* 4 3
English A1 ENC 1101*, ENC 1102* 5-7 6
Environmental Systems ISC 1050 4 3
Environmental Systems ISC 1050, ISC 2930 5-7 6
Film Studies FIL 2000 4 3
Film Studies FIL 2000, Elective 5-7 6
French FRE 1121 4 4
French FRE 1121, FRE 2220 5-7 8
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) MHF 1202 4 3
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) MHF 1202, MHF 1209 5-7 6
Geography GEA 2000 4 3
Geography GEA 2000, GEO 2200C 5-7 6
German GER 1121 4 4
German GER 1121, GER 2220 5-7 8
History (all)** WOH 2022 4 3
History (all)** WOH 2022, WOH 2012 or AMH 2010, AMH 2020 5-7 6
Information and Technology         for a Global Society Elective 4 3
Information and Technology         for a Global Society Electives 5-7 6
Islamic History Elective 4 3
Islamic History Electives 5-7 6
Japanese JPN 1121 4 4
Japanese JPN 1121, JPN 2220 5-7 8
Latin LAT 2220 4 4
Latin LAT 2220, LNW 2930 5-7 7
Math Methods MAC 1105* 4 3
Math Methods MAC 1105*, MAC 1140 5 6
Math Methods MAC 1140, MAC 2233 6-7 6
Math Studies MAT 1033 4 3
Math Studies MAT 1033, MGF 1106 5-7 6
Mathematics MAC 1147 4 4
Mathematics MAC 1147, MAC 2233 5 7
Mathematics MAC 2233, MAC 2311 6-7 7
Music MUL 2010 4 3
Music MUL 2010 and additional lower-level      course determined by institution 5-7 6
Philosophy PHI 2010 4 3
Philosophy PHI 2010 plus one other PHI course 5-7 6
Physics PHY 1020, PHY 1020L 4 3
Physics PHY 2053, PHY 2053L, PHY 2054, PHY 2054L 5-7 8
Psychology PSY 1012 4 3
Psychology PSY 1012 and a 1000-         or 2000-level course determined by institution 5-7 6
Social Anthropology ANT 2410 4 3
Social Anthropology ANT 2410 and a 1000-         or 2000-level course determined by institution 5-7 6
Spanish SPN 1121 4 4
Spanish SPN 1121, SPN 2220 5-7 8
Theatre Arts THE 2000 4 3
Theatre Arts THE 2000 and a 1000- or 2000-level (min. 3   credits), one semester elective course*** 5-7 6
Visual Arts ART 1014 4 3
Visual Arts ART 1014, ARH 2000 5-7 6

* Students who are awarded IB credit will receive Gordon Rule credit for these  courses.
  ** All students study 20th century world history. Students also study a 100-year  period between 1750 and the present in one of several regions. The second course  for which credit is awarded is dependent on the area of specialization.
  *** The elective course must be in theatre history, performance, stagecraft,  theory or literature, depending on student's strengths.

 



 Last Modified 11/8/16