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WKU International Admissions

International Baccalaureate

Western Kentucky University recognizes the International Baccalaureate (IB) program completed in high school. Credit will be awarded by earning the required score in a specific subject. To receive credit the student must furnish an official IB transcript to the Office of Admissions issued directly from the New York office of the International Baccalaureate Organization. Specific information about required scores and credit may be obtained from the Office of Admissions.

 

                               Exam Level Minimum Score Hours Credit                        WKU Credit
         
Arabic  SL 4 9 ARBC 101, 102 & 201
Arabic  HL 4 12 ARBC 101, 102, 201 & 202
Arabic  SL 5 12 ARBC 101, 102, 201 & 202
Arabic  HL 5 15 ARBC 101, 102, 201, 202 & 301
Biology  SL 5 3 BIOL 113
Biology  HL 5 3 BIOL 120
Chemistry  HL 5 5 CHEM 120 & 121
Chinese  SL 4 9 CHIN 101, 102 & 201
Chinese  HL 4 12 CHIN 101, 102, 201 & 202
Chinese  SL 5 12 CHIN 101, 102, 201 & 202
Chinese  HL 5 15 CHIN 101, 102, 201, 202 & 301
Computer Science  SL 4 3 TRAN EL-L (lower level elective)
Computer Science  HL 5 3 TRAN EL-L (lower level elective)
English: Language A: Language & Literature SL or HL 5 3 ENG 100
English: Language A: Literature SL or HL 5 3 ENG 200
Environmental System SL 4 3 ENV 280
French AB INITIO SL 4 6 FREN 101 & 102
French B SL 4 9 FREN 101, 102, 201
French B HL 4 12 FREN 101, 102, 201 & 202
French B SL 5 12 FREN 101, 102, 201 & 202
French B HL 5 15 FREN 101, 102, 201, 202 & 321
General Chemistry  SL 5 4 CHEM 105 & 106
German AB INITIO SL 4 6 GERM 101 & 102
German B SL 4 9 GERM 101, 102 & 201
German B HL 4 12 GERM 101, 102, 201 & 202
German B SL 5 12 GERM 101, 102, 201 & 202
German B HL 5 15 GERM 101, 102, 201, 202 & 330
Global Politics  SL 5 3 PS 250
Global Politics  HL 5 3 PS 260
History - America SL or HL 4 3 HIST EL-L (lower level History)
Info.Tech.in a Global Society SL or HL 4   CIS 141
Latin SL or HL 5 6 RELS 150 & 151
Mathematical Studies  SL 5 3 MATH 116
Mathematics HL 5 8 MATH 136 & 137
Physics  HL 5 3 ASTR 108
Psychology SL or HL 4 3 PSY 100
Social Anthropology SL or HL 4 3 ANTH 120
Spanish AB INITIO SL 4 6 SPAN 101 & 102
Spanish B  SL 4 9 SPAN 101, 102 & 201
Spanish B  HL 4 12 SPAN 101, 102, 201 & 202
Spanish B  SL 5 12 SPAN 101, 102, 201 & 202
Spanish B  HL 5 15 SPAN 101, 102, 201, 202 & 370

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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 Last Modified 3/9/17