IB Equivalences

Reading the Chart:
IB subjects are organized by subject groups: Native English, Second Language, Individuals and Societies, Experimental Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, and The Arts. Test level and score for each subject is in column 1, while UGA course credit awarded is in column 2. Credit hours awarded are indicated in parentheses beside each course. For sequence courses, students should plan to take the next course after the one for which they have received course credit.

Syllabus Evaluation used to determine course credit award:
Economics: Contact the Economics Department 706-542-1311. http://www.terry.uga.edu
Geography: Contact the Geography Department 706-542-2856. http://geography.uga.edu
History: Contact the History Department 706-542-2053. http://www.uga.edu/history
Additional Germanic and Slavic Languages: Contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies (706)542-3663. http://www.gsstudies.uga.edu/

IB credit and placement in Dutch, Polish, Serbian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Montenegrin and Croatian is to be determined by the department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. Evaluation of IB credit is dependent on the availability of faculty with expertise in the language.


Group 1: A1 & A2 English Literature, Language and Literature, Literature and Performance

IB Level and Score English credit earned
HL4 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL7 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours) and ENGL 1102 (3 credit hours)
SL5 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7 ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)

Students with A1 or A2 level language other than English should reach out to the academic department corresponding to the language they studied for additional credit or placement beyond what is offered by Language B placement.

Group 2: Language B and Language ab initio

IB Level and Score Mandarin credit earned
HL4 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL5 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL6 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL7 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL6 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL7 CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score French credit earned
HL4 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours) + FREN 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7 FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score German credit earned
HL4 GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL5 GRMN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 GRMN 1002 (4 credit hours) + GERM 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 GERM 1002 (4 credit hours) + GERM 2001 (3 credit hours) + GERM 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6 GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7 GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and Score Classical Greek credit earned
HL4 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL5 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL6 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL7 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL5 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7  GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and Score Italian credit earned
HL4 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours) + ITAL 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7 ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Japanese credit earned
HL4 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL5 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL6 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL7 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL6 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL7 JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Latin credit earned
HL4 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours)
HL5 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL5 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours)
SL6 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL7 LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Portugese credit earned
HL4 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)+ PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours) + PORT 2001 (3 credit hours) + PORT 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)+ PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7 PORT 1002 (4 credit hours) + PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Russian credit earned
HL4 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) + RUSS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) + RUSS 2001 (3 credit hours) + RUSS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7 RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and Score Spanish credit earned
HL4 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours) + SPAN 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7 SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 3: Individuals and Societies

IB Level and Score Anthropology credit earned
HL or SL N/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and Score Business Management credit earned
HL or SL N/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and Score Economics credit earned
HL4 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7 ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

  

IB Level and Score

Geography credit earned

HL4

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

HL5

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

HL6

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

HL7

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

SL5

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

SL6

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

SL7

GEOG course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

 

IB Level and Score History credit earned
HL4 HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5 HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6 HIST course (3-6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7 HIST course (3-6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5 HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6 HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7 HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

 

IB Level and Score Information Technology credit earned
HL or SL N/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and Score Psychology credit earned
HL4 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL7 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL5 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7 PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 4: Experimental Sciences

IB Level and Score Biology credit earned
HL4 BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
HL5 BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
HL6 BIOL 1107 + BIOL 1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL 1108L (4 credit hours)
HL7 BIOL 1107 + BIOL 1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL 1108L (4 credit hours)
SL5 BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
SL6 BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
SL7 BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1104 + BIOL 1104L (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Chemistry credit earned
HL4 CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
HL5 CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
HL6 CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)
HL7 CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)
and CHEM 1212 + CHEM 1212L (4 credit hours)
SL5 CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL6 CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL7 CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Physics credit earned
HL4 PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL5 PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1112 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL6 PHYS 1211 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1212 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL7 PHYS 1211 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1212 + Lab (4 credit hours)
SL5 PHYS 1010 (3 credit hours)
SL6 PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
SL7 PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)

 

Group 5: Mathematics and Computer Science

IB Level and Score Computer Science credit earned
HL4 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
HL5 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours)
HL6 CSSI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 2610 (4 credit hours)
HL7 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 2610 (4 credit hours)
SL5 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL6 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL7 CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and Score Mathematics credit earned
HL4 MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5 MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6 MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
HL7 MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
SL5 MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6 MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7 MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 6: The Arts

IB Level and Score Visual Arts credit earned
HL4 ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
HL5 ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
HL6 ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARHI 2300 (3 credit hours)
HL7 ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARHI 2300 (3 credit hours)
SL5 ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
SL6 ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARHI 2300 (3 credit hours)
SL7 ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARHI 2300 (3 credit hours)

 *Upon successful petition to the Lamar Dodd School of Art, ARTS 1060 or ARTS 1080 credit may be awarded in place of ARST 1050.

IB Level and Score Film Studies credit earned
HL4 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL5 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL6 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL7 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL5 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL6 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL7 FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)


 Last updated: October 31, 2018