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
Anthropology 4-7 3 ANT 111
Art (Visual) 4-7 3 ART 101
Biology 5 4 BIO 161
Biology 6-7 8 BIO 161 and 162
Chemistry 5 3 CHM 105
Chemistry 6 6 CHM 121/122

Chemistry

 

7

 

9

 

CHM 105/121/122

 

Economics

 

4-7

 

6

 

ECO 101, 102

 

Environmental Systems

 

4-7

 

3

 

BIO 145 or ESS 108

 

Geography

 

4-7

 

3

 

GEO 101

 

History

 

4-7

 

3

 

HIS 105 

 

Language A: English and 
Language B: English 

 

5-7

 

6

 

ENG 114 and
ENG 250

 

Language A: Other

 

5-7

 

6

 

Foreign Language 101 and 102

 

Language B: Other

 

5-7

 

6

 

Foreign Language 101 and 102

 

Mathematics

 

5-7

 

7

 

MAT 140A and MAT 140B

 

Music

 

4-7

 

3

 

MUS 121

 

Philosophy

 

4-7

 

3

 

PHL 101

 

Physics

 

5

 

4

 

PHY 121/123

 

Physics

 

6-7

 

8

 

PHY 121/123/122/125

 

Psychology

 

4-7

 

3

 

PSY 101

 

Theatre Arts

 

4-7

 

3

 

THE 121

 

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