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International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is an internationally recognized curriculum that offers 11th and 12th grade students an opportunity to earn the IB diploma. The IB diploma is a passport to higher education. The program is offered in over 800 public and private secondary schools in more than 100 countries around the world. 

Shippensburg University recognizes the IB Diploma as well as IB Certificates.

International Baccalaureate Transfer Equivalencies

IB Examination Score *Credits  *Course Equivalencies
Art (Visual) HL 4-7 3 ART 101
Biology HL 5 4 BIO 161
Business and Management HL 4 3 BSN 001 
Chemistry HL 5 3 CHM 105
Computer Science HL 5 3 CSC 103
Design Tech. HL 5 3 ELC 001
Economics HL 4-7 3-6 ECO 101, 102
English A: Literature HL 5 3 ENG 250
English B HL 5 3 ENG 114
Film HL 4 3 ENG 243
French A1 HL 4 3 FRN 101
French A2 HL  4 3 FRN 102
French B HL 4 3 FRN 103
Geography HL  4 3 GEO 101
German A1 HL 4 3 GER 101
German A2 HL 4 3 GER 102
German B HL 4 3 GER 103
Greek (Ancient Greek) HL 5 3 FL 010
History HL 4 3 HIS 105
History SL 4 3 HIS 106
Information Technology in Global Society HL 5 3 CSC 103
Italian B HL 5 3 FL 010
Latin HL 4 3 FL 001
Mathematics HL 5 3-7 MAT 140A, MAT 140B
Further Mathematics HL 4 4-8 MAT 211, MAT 225
Music HL 4 3 MUS 121
Philosophy HL 4 3 PHL 101
Physics HL 5 6 PHY 121, PHY 122
Portuguese B HL 5 3 FL 010
Psychology HL 4 3 PSY 101
Spanish A1 HL 4 3 SPN 101
Spanish A2 HL 4 3 SPN 102
Spanish B HL  4 3 SPN 103
Sports, Exercise & Health Science HL 5 3 ESC 150
Theatre HL 4 3 THE 121

 

**Credit will be awarded only for scores on HL courses (2-year programs)**