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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 Minimum Score Hours Credit WKU Credit
 
Biology 4 3 BIOL 120
Biology 4 3 BIOL 113
Chemistry HL 4 6 CHEM 120 and 222
General Chemistry SL 4 6 CHEM 120 and 222
Applied Chemistry SL 4 3 CHEM 280
Computer Science HL 4 3 Lower Division Elective
Computer Science SL 5 3 Lower Division Elective
Environmental System SL 4 3 ENV 280
History HL and SL 4 3 Lower division elective in history major or lower division general elective
History-America HL 4 3 Lower division elective in history major or lower division general elective
History-Africa HL 4 3 General education--category E or lower division history major elective
History of West and South Asia HL 4 3 General education--category E or lower division history major elective
History of East and Southeast Asia HL 4 3 General education--category E or lower division history major elective
History of Europe HL 4 3 Lower division elective in history major or lower division general elective
Info. Tech. in a Global Society 4 3 CIS 141
Social Anthropology 4 3 ANTH 120
French A1 HL 5 6 300-level French elective
French A1 SL 5 3 300-level French elective
French A2 HL 5 3 300-level French elective
French A2 SL 5 3 French 201
French AB INITIO SL 5 6 FREN 101 and 102
French B HL 5 6 FREN 201 and 202
French B SL 5 3 FREN 201
Spanish  A1 HL 5 6 300-level Spanish elective
Spanish A1 SL 5 3 300-level Spanish elective
Spanish AB INITIO SL 5 6 SPAN 101 and 102
Spanish B HL 5 6 SPAN 201 and 202
Spanish B SL 5 3 SPAN 201
German A1 HL 5 6 300-level German elective
German A1 SL 5 3 300-level German elective
German B HL 5 6 German 101 and 102
German B SL 5 3 German 101
English A1 HL 4 3 English 200
English A1 SL 4 3 English 200
English A2 HL 4 3 English 100
English A2 SL 4 3 English 100
Mathematics HL 5 9.5 Math 126, 227
Mathematical Methods 5 3 Math 116
Psychology HL 4 3 PSY 100
Psychology SL 4 3 PSY 100
 Last Modified 1/16/14