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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.

International Baccalaureate Examination

Examination

UTSA Course
Minimum Score Required
College of Business

Business/Management HL

MKT 3013
4
College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Anthropology HL

ANT 2053
6

Art/Design HL

ART 1003
5

English Language A1 or A2 HL

WRC 1013, 1023
5

French A1 or A2 HL

FRN (3 hrs upper division)
3
FRN (6 hrs upper division)
4
FRN (9 hrs upper division)
5

French Language B HL

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 or A2 HL

GER (3 hrs upper division)
3
GER (6 hrs upper division)
4
GER (9 hrs upper division)
5

German Language B HL

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 (3 hrs at sophomore level)
6

History, African HL

HIS (3 hrs at sophomore level)
6

History, American HL

HIS (3 hrs at sophomore level)
6

Italian Language A1 or A2 ITL HL

ITL (3 hrs upper division)
3
ITL (6 hrs upper division)
4
ITL (9 hrs upper division)
5

Italian Language B HL

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 A1 or A2 HL

JPN (3 hrs upper division)

3

JPN (6 hrs upper division)
4
JPN (9 hrs upper division)
5

Japanese Language B HL

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 Basic Elements
4

Philosophy HL

PHI 2013
5

Psychology HL

PSY 1013
5

Russian Language A1 or A2 HL

RUS (3 hrs upper division)
3
RUS (6 hrs upper division)
4
RUS (9 hrs upper division)
5

Russian Language B HL

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

Sociology HL

SOC 3253, 3373
4

Spanish Language A1 or A2 HL

SPN (3 hrs upper division)
3
SPN (6 hrs upper division)
4
SPN (9 hrs upper division)
5

Spanish Language B HL

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

As of 8-1-08


BIO 1404, 1413
4

Chemistry HL

CHE 1103, 1122
4
CHE 1103, 1122, 1113, 1132
5

Computer Science HL

CS 1063, 1713
4

Environmental Systems HL

ES 2013, 2023, 2021, 2031
4

Mathematics HL

MAT 1093, 1214
4

Physics HL

PHY 1013
5

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program