Redefining the Classroom

International Baccalaureate (IB) Equivalencies

I.B. Subject Level I.B. Grade LSSU Course Equivalent Credit Hours
Biology HL 5 or above BIOL 131 4
Business & Mgt. HL 5 or above BUSN 121 3
Chemistry HL 5 or above CHEM 115 5
Computer Science HL 5 or above CSCI 103 3
Economics HL 5 or above ECON 201 & 202 6
English A1 HL 5 or above ENGL 180 or ENGL Electives 3
Environmental Sys. HL 5 or above EVRN Electives 3
French A or B HL 5 or above FREN 151 & 152 8
Geography HL 5 or above GEOG 201 4
German A or B HL 5 or above GRMN 141 & 142 8
History HL 5 or above HIST Electives 4
Islamic History HL 5 or above HIST Electives 4
Design Technology HL 5 or above EGNR Electives 4
Math  HL 5 or above MATH 151 & 152 8
Music HL 5 or above MUSC 120 & 121 6
Philosophy HL 5 or above PHIL 204 3
Physics HL 5 or above PHYS 221 & 222 8
Psychology HL 5 or above PSYC 101 4
Soc & Cultural Ant. HL 5 or above SOCY 101 4
Spanish A or B HL 5 or above SPAN 161 & 162 8
Theatre Arts  HL 5 or above THEA Electives 3
Visual Arts HL 5 or above ARTS Electives 4

Note:  LSSU will grant credit only for Higher Level exams and scores of 5 or above.