Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

IB Policy


Course Credit Awarded for International Baccalaureate, IB, Examinations.

The maximum number of credit hours that may be earned by IB examination is 30 credit hours. CF students may satisfy up to 45 semester hours of course credit through any combination of credit by examination (e.g., CLEP, AP, and/or IB). Score minimums, credit hours awarded and course equivalences awarded are subject to change for any examination without prior notice.

Exam Score of 4 Scores of 5, 6 and 7 General Education Credit for A.A. Degree
Biology BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L and BSC 2010 and BSC 2010L Natural Science, State Core
Biology (SL) BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L Effective for exams taken after 9/23/2020
Biology (HL) BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L and BSC 2010 and BSC 2010L BSC 1005 and BSC 1005L and BSC 2010 and BSC 2010L Effective for exams taken after 9/23/2020
Business and Management GEB 1011 or MAN X604 or MAN X652 GEB 1011 or MAN X604 or MAN X652 and MAN 2021 Elective
Chemistry CHM 1020 CHM 1020 and CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L Natural Science, State Core
Computer Science CGS X1100 COP X000 and CGS 1100 Elective
Design Technology ETI X410 ETI X410 and other Engineering Technologies course Elective
Economics ECO X000 ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 Elective
Ecosystems and Society EVR X017 or EVR X018 VR X017 or EVR X018 and EVR1001  
English A1 ENC 1101 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 or LIT 2110 Score of 4: Communications, English State Core
Score or 5, 6 and 7: Communications, English State Core and English Institutional Core
English Language A: Literature ENC X141 or LIT 1000 ENC X141 and LIT 1000  
Environmental Systems EVR 1001 EVR 1001 and other environmental science course Score or 4: Natural Science, State Core
Score of 5, 6 and 7: Natural Science, State Core and Institutional Core
Film Studies FIL X000 FIL X000 and FIL X002 Elective
French FRE 1120 FRE 1120 and FRE 1121 Score of 4: Elective
Score or 5, 6 and 7: Foreign Language Competency
Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics) MHF X202 MHF X202 and MHF X209 Mathematics
Geography GEA 2000 GEO X200 and GEO X400 GEA 2000: Social Science, Institutional Core
GEO X400: Elective
GEO X200: Elective
German One semester of language at Elementary Language II Level Two semester of language at Elementary Language II Level Score of 4: Elective
Score or 5, 6 and 7: Foreign Language Competency
Global Policy (SL) INR X002 Same as 4  
Global Policy (HL) INR X002 INR X002 and additional politics/government course (min. 6 cr.)  
History WOH X030 WOH X030 and one semester of lower-level History elective depending on student’s choice of specialized subject.  
History (SL) WOH X030 Same as 4 Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
History (HL): History of Africa and the Middle East WOH X030 WOH X030 and WOH X031 Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
History (HL): History of the Americas WOH X030 WOH X030 and AMH X010 or AMH X020 Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
History (HL): History of Asia and Oceania WOH X030 WOH X030 and WOH X031 Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
History (HL): History of Eurpoe WOH X030 WOH X030 and WOH X031 Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
Information and Technology for a Global Society No direct equivalent No direct equivalent Elective
Islamic History No direct equivalent No direct equivalent Elective
Italian One semester of language at Elementary Language II Level (min. 3 cr.) Two semesters of language at Elementary Language II Level (min. 6 cr.)  
Latin One semester of language at Elementary Language II Level Two semesters of language at Elementary Language II Level Score of 4: Elective
Score or 5, 6 and 7: Foreign Language Competency
Literature and Performance (SL) THE X300 (min. 3 cr.) Same as 4  
Marine Science BSC X311C (BSC X311/ BSC X311L) or OCB X000C (OCB X000/ OCB X000L) or OCB X010C (OCB X010/
OCB X010L)
Same as Score of 4 Science, Institutional Core
Math Analysis and Approaches (SL) MGF X106 MGF X106 and additional math course (min. 6 cr.)  
Math Analysis and Approaches (HL) MAC X105 MAC X105 and additional math course (min. 6 cr.)  
Math Applications and Interpretations (SL) MAC X105 MAC X105 and MGF X106  
Math Applications and Interpretations (HL) MAC X140 MAC X147 and additional math course (min. 6 cr.)  MAC X147 can substitute for MAC X140 and MAC X114
Math Methods MAC 1105 MAC 1105 and MAC 1140 or MAC 1140 and MAC 2233 Score of 4: Mathematics, State Core
Score of 5, 6 and 7: Mathematics, State Core and Institutional Core
Math Studies MAT 1033 MAT 1033 and MGF 1106 MAT 1033: Elective
MGF 1106: Mathematics, State Core
Mathematical Studies (SL) MAC X105 Same as 4  
Mathematics MAC 1147 MAC 1147 and MAC 2233 or MAC 2233 and MAC 2311 Score of 4: Mathematics, Institutional Core
Score of 5, 6 and 7: Mathematics, State Core and Institutional Core
Music MUL 1010 MUL 1010 and MUT 1001 MUL 1010: Humanities, State Core
MUT 1121: Elective
Philosophy PHI 2010 PHI 2010 and PHI 1100 Elective
Physics PHY 1020 PHY 1053C and PHY 1054C Score of 4: Natural Science, State Core
Score of 5, 6 and 7: Natural Science, State Core and Institutional Core
Physics (SL) PHY X020/X020L PHY X020/X020L Effective for exams taken after 9/23/2020
  PHY X020/X020L and PHY X053C or PHY X053C and PHY X054C PHY X020/X020L and PHY X053C or PHY X053C and PHY X054C Effective for exams taken after 9/23/2020
Psychology PSY 2012 PSY 2012 and PSY XXXX PSY 2012: Social Science, State Core
PSY XXXX: Elective
Social and Cultural Anthropology ANT 2410 ANT 2410 and ANT 2000 ANT 2410: Elective
ANT XXXX: Elective
Spanish SPN 1120 SPN 1120 and SPN 1121 Score of 4: Elective
Score or 5, 6 and 7: Foreign Language Competency
Theatre Arts THE 1000 THE 1000 and TPA 1200 THE 1000: Humanities, State Core
TPA 1200: Elective
Theatre (SL) THE X000 or THE X020 Same as 4  
Theatre (HL) THE X000 or THE X020 THE X000 or THE X020  and one semester (min. 3 cr.) credit in THE, TPA or TPP depending on student’s strengths All students study core topics in dramatic literature, performance and stagecraft. Higher level students do an independent project in a Theatre Arts subject of their choice. Effective for exams taken after 5/16/2018
Visual Arts ARH 1012 ARH 1012 Elective
World Religions (SL) REL X300 (min. 3 cr.) Same as 4