International Baccalaureate Credit Chart

Students who have successfully completed International Baccalaureate courses and have taken the appropriate Higher Level examinations may apply for college credit for this work. Xavier grants credit in a number of disciplines on an individual basis for the grades of 5, 6 and 7 earned in the I.B. Higher Level examinations. Students must arrange to have an official transcript of test results sent to the Office of Admission.

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Subject IB Score Xavier Credit Hours Xavier Course Credit
Biology 5, 6, or 7 6 BIOL 160 & 162 General Biology I & II (lectures).
Those taking BIOL 161 (lab) must audit Biol160;
Those taking BIOL 163 (lab) must audit Biol 162.
Chemistry 5 4 CHEM 160 & 161 General Chemistry I, Lecture and Lab
  6 or 7 8 CHEM 160 & 161 General Chemistry I, Lecture and Lab
CHEM 162 & 163 General Chemistry II, Lecture and Lab
Economics 5, 6, or 7 6 ECON 200 Microeconomic Principles and
ECON 201 Macroeconomic Principles
English: A1 5, 6, or 7 3 ENGL 127 Introduction to Literature
English: A2 5, 6, or 7 3 ENGL 127 Introduction to Literature
History: African 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 124 African History II
History: The Americas 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 106 World History II
History: East Asia and Oceania 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 106 World History II
History: European 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 134 European History II
History: South Asia and Middle East 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 106 World History II
History: World 5, 6, or 7 3 HIST 106 World History II
Mathematics 5, 6, or 7 4 MATH 170 Calculus I
Modern Languages:      
French B 5, 6, or 7 12 FREN 101 & 102 Elementary French I & II
FREN 201 & 202 Intermediate French I & II
German B 5, 6, or 7 12 GERM 101 & 102 Elementary German I & II
GERM 201 & 202 Intermediate German I & II
Italian B 5, 6, or 7 12 ITAL 101 & 102 Elementary Italian I & II
ITAL 201 & 202 Intermediate Italian I & II
Japanese B 5, 6, or 7 12 JAPN 101 & 102 Elementary Japanese I & II
JAPN 201 & 202 Intermediate Japanese I & II
Spanish B 5, 6, or 7 12 SPAN 101 & 102 Elementary Spanish I & II
SPAN 201 & 202 Intermediate Spanish I & II
Spanish: A1 5, 6, or 7 3 Spanish Literature
Spanish: A2 5, 6, or 7 3 Spanish Literature