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International Baccalaureate Certificate Examination

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is a preuniversity course of study that culminates in examinations for high school students. The University of Texas at San Antonio recognizes and assigns course credit for the following IB Higher Level Certificate exams when the appropriate cutoff scores are achieved. The credits listed below are given in individual subject areas if the student did not achieve the full IB diploma.

IB Scores are subject to change without notice. Consult the Undergraduate Catologue for updated test credit information.

Updates effective as of: August 1, 2014

International Baccalaureate Examination

Examination

UTSA Course
Minimum Score Required
College of Business

Business/Management HL

MKT 3013
4

Economics HL

ECO 2013, 2023
4
College of Education & Human Development

Sports, Exercise & Health Science HL

KIN 2303
4
College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Anthropology HL

ANT 2053
6

Arabic Language B HL

ARA 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
5

Chinese Language A1 or A2 HL

CHN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4

Chinese Language B HL

CHN 1014, 1024
4
CHN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
5

English Language A - Literature HL

ENG 2013
4
French A1, A2 or B HL

 

FRN 1014, 1024
2
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013
3
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
FRN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6
German Language A1, A2 or B HL

 

GER 1014, 1024
2
GER 1014, 1024, 2013
3
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
GER 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6

Geography HL

GRG 1023, 3213,3633 POL 3463
5

History, European HL

HIS 2563
6

History, American HL

HIS 2543
6
Italian Language A1, A2, or B HL

 

ITL 1014, 1024
2
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013
3
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
ITL 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6

Japanese Language B HL

JPN 1014, 1024
2
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013
3
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
JPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6

Music HL

MUS 2623
4

Philosophy HL

PHI 2013
5

Psychology HL

PSY 1013
5
Russian Language A1, A2, or B HL

 

RUS 1014, 1024
2
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013
3
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
RUS 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6
Spanish Language A1, A2, or B HL
SPN 1014, 1024
2
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013
3
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023
4
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 6 hrs upper division
5
SPN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023 & 9 hrs upper division
6

College of Sciences

Biology HL

BIO 1404, 1413
4

Chemistry HL

CHE 1103, 1113
4
CHE 1103, 1121, 1113, 1131
5

Computer Science HL

CS 1063, 1713
4

Environmental Science HL

ES 2013, 2023, 2021, 2031
4

Mathematics HL

MAT 1093, 1214
4

Physics HL

PHY 1013
5

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program