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.

Placement Tests used to supplement IB work:
University Testing Services: http://www.testing.uga.edu/
Chemistry: http://www.testing.uga.edu/detail/chemistry.html
English: http://www.testing.uga.edu/detail/engplace.html
German: http://www.testing.uga.edu/detail/foreignlang.html
Greek (Classical) Students must contact the Classics Department to schedule the placement exam. (706) 542-9264. http://www.classics.uga.edu
Math : http://www.testing.uga.edu/detail/mathplace.html

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


Group 1: Native English

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)
SL5 *ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6 *ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7 *ENGL 1101 (3 credit hours)

** Students with an IB English High Level score of 4 or Standard Level score of 5 should consider taking the Departmental English Placement Test and discuss the results with their Academic Advisor to further analyze their strengths in English mechanics and rhetoric and their preparedness for ENGL1102.

* For diploma recipients only

Group 2: Second Language

IB Level and ScoreChinese 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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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

* For diploma recipients only

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
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

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

 

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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

* For diploma recipients only

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)
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)

* For diploma recipients only

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) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) + ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) + ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5 *ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6 *ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7 *ECON 2105 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or ECON 2106 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

* For diploma recipients only

 

 

IB Level and Score
Geography credit earned
HL4
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5 *
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6 *
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7 *
GEOG 1101 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or GEOG 1111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

* For diploma recipients only

 

 

IB Level and ScoreHistory credit earned
HL4HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL5HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL6HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or two of the above (6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
HL7HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or two of the above (6 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL5 *HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL6 *HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
SL7 *HIST 2111 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2112 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2302 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval
or HIST 2702 (3 credit hours) with syllabus evaluation and approval

* For diploma recipients only

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)
SL5 *PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL6 *PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)
SL7 *PSYC 1101 (3 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only

Group 4: Experimental Sciences

IB Level and ScoreBiology credit earned
HL4BIOL 1103 + BIOL1103L (4 credit hours)
HL5BIOL 1103 + BIOL1103L (4 credit hours)
HL6BIOL 1107 + BIOL1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL1108L (4 credit hours)
HL7BIOL 1107 + BIOL1107L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1108 + BIOL1108L (4 credit hours)
SL5 *BIOL 1103 + BIOL1103L (4 credit hours)
SL6 *BIOL 1103 + BIOL1103L (4 credit hours)
SL7 *BIOL 1103 + BIOL1103L (4 credit hours)
and BIOL 1104 + BIOL1104L (4 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
SL5 *CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL6 *CHEM 1110 + CHEM 1110L (4 credit hours)
SL7 *CHEM 1211 + CHEM 1211L (4 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
SL5 *PHYS 1010 (3 credit hours)
SL6 *PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)
SL7 *PHYS 1111 + Lab (4 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only

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)
SL5 *CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL6 *CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours)
SL7 *CSCI 1301 (4 credit hours) and CSCI 1302 (4 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only

IB Level and ScoreMathematics credit earned
HL4MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
HL5MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
HL6MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
HL7MATH 1113 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
SL5 *MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
SL6 *MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam
SL7 *MATH 1101 (3 credit hours)
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam
or MATH 1113 (3 credit hours) with satisfactory placement exam and MATH 2250 (4 credit hours) with satisfactory challenge exam

* For diploma recipients only

Group 6: The Arts

IB Level and ScoreVisual Arts credit earned
HL4ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL5ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours)
HL6ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours) and ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
HL7ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours) and ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
SL5 *ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL6 *ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours) and ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)
SL7 *ARTS 1TXX (3 credit hours) and ARTS 2000 (3 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only
 

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)
SL5 *FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL6 *FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)
SL7 *FILM 1TXX (3 credit hours)

* For diploma recipients only