UGA IB Credit Equivalencies

Contact the Office of the Registrar 706-542-8772 with inquiries regarding IB scores.

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 ScoreEnglish credit earned
HL4ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL7ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours) and ENGL 1102 (3 credit hours)
SL5ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7ENGL 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 ScoreMandarin credit earned
HL4CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL5CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL6CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL7CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL6CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL7CHNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + CHNS 2002 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreFrench credit earned
HL4FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours) + FREN 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5FREN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7FREN 1002 (4 credit hours) + FREN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreGerman credit earned
HL4GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL5GRMN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6GRMN 1002 (4 credit hours) + GERM 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7GERM 1002 (4 credit hours) + GERM 2001 (3 credit hours) + GERM 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7GRMN 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and ScoreClassical Greek credit earned
HL4GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL5GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL6GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
HL7GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL5GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7 GREK 1001 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and ScoreItalian credit earned
HL4ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours) + ITAL 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7ITAL 1002 (4 credit hours) + ITAL 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreJapanese credit earned
HL4JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL5JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL6JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
HL7JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL6JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL7JPNS 2001 (3 credit hours) + JPNS 2002 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreLatin credit earned
HL4LATN 1001 (4 credit hours)
HL5LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL5LATN 1001 (4 credit hours)
SL6LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL7LATN 1001 (4 credit hours) + LATN 1002 (4 credit hours) + LATN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScorePortugese credit earned
HL4PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)+ PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7PORT 1002 (4 credit hours) + PORT 2001 (3 credit hours) + PORT 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6PORT 1002 (4 credit hours)+ PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7PORT 1002 (4 credit hours) + PORT 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreRussian credit earned
HL4RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) + RUSS 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) + RUSS 2001 (3 credit hours) + RUSS 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL6RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
SL7RUSS 1002 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam

 

IB Level and ScoreSpanish credit earned
HL4SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL5SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
HL6SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)
HL7SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours) + SPAN 2002 (3 credit hours)
SL5SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours)
SL6SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)
SL7SPAN 1002 (4 credit hours) + SPAN 2001 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 3: Individuals and Societies

IB Level and ScoreAnthropology credit earned
HL or SLN/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and ScoreBusiness Management credit earned
HL or SLN/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and ScoreEconomics credit earned
HL4ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7ECON 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 ScoreHistory credit earned
HL4HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6HIST course (3-6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7HIST course (3-6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7HIST course (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

 

IB Level and ScoreInformation Technology credit earned
HL or SLN/A: no comparable course at UGA

 

IB Level and ScorePsychology credit earned
HL4PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL7PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL5PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 4: Experimental Sciences

IB Level and ScoreBiology credit earned
HL4BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
HL5BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
HL6BIOL 1107 + BIOL 1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL 1108L (4 credit hours)
HL7BIOL 1107 + BIOL 1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL 1108L (4 credit hours)
SL5BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
SL6BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
SL7BIOL 1103 + BIOL 1103L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1104 + BIOL 1104L (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreChemistry credit earned
HL4CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
HL5CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
HL6CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)
HL7CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)
and CHEM 1212 + CHEM 1212L (4 credit hours)
SL5CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL6CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL7CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScorePhysics credit earned
HL4PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL5PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1112 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL6PHYS 1211 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1212 + Lab (4 credit hours)
HL7PHYS 1211 + Lab (4 credit hours)
and PHYS 1212 + Lab (4 credit hours)
SL5PHYS 1010 (3 credit hours)
SL6PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
SL7PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)

 

Group 5: Mathematics and Computer Science

IB Level and ScoreComputer Science credit earned
HL4CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
HL5CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours)
HL6CSSI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 2610 (4 credit hours)
HL7CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 2610 (4 credit hours)
SL5CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL6CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL7CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours)

 

IB Level and ScoreMathematics credit earned
HL4MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL5MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
HL6MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
HL7MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
SL5MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)

 

Group 6: The Arts

IB Level and ScoreVisual Arts credit earned
HL4ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
HL5ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
HL6ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARST 2300 (3 credit hours)
HL7ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARST 2300 (3 credit hours)
SL5ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
SL6ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARST 2300 (3 credit hours)
SL7ARST 1050* (3 credit hours) and ARST 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 ScoreFilm Studies credit earned
HL4FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL5FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL6FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL7FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL5FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL6FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL7FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)


 Last updated: November 2, 2016