Catalog 2015-2016

International Baccalaureate Credits

The International Baccalaureate exams and courses for which credit is granted are listed below. Credit granted for a specific course counts toward the satisfaction of any requirement toward which the listed course counts, with two exceptions: (1) Literature and Writing Courses, if taken to satisfy the Level I Writing Requirement, must be taken at Hendrix; and (2) Learning Domain requirements may not be satisfied by IB credits. A maximum of six credits may be awarded for any combination of AP, IB and Cambridge IE exams.

IB Exam Min. Score Hendrix Course Equivalent
Politics—Comparative Politics 4

One course elective in POLI

Psychology 4 PSYC 110—Introduction to Psychology
Art—Visual Arts (SL/HL) 5 One course elective in ARTS
Anthropology—Cultural & Social (SL/HL) 5 ANTH 100—Introduction to Anthropology
Biology HL 5 BIOL 101—Concepts in Biology
Business and Management HL 5 BUSI 100—Cont. Issues in Business & Entrep.
Chemistry HL 5 **
Computer Science HL 5 CSCI 150—Foundations of Computer Science
Economics HL 5 ECON 100—Cont. Issues in Business & Entrep.
English (SL/HL) 5 One course elective in ENGL
Film (SL/HL) 5 One course elective in FILM
Foreign Languages—French (SL/HL) 5 FREN 110—French I
Foreign Languages—Greek (Ancient) (SL/HL) 5 GREE 110—Greek I
Foreign Languages—German (SL/HL) 5 GERM 110—German I
Foreign Languages—Latin (SL/HL) 5 LATI 110—Latin I
Foreign Languages—Spanish (SL/HL) 5 SPAN 110—Spanish I
Geography (SL/HL) 5 One geography course in EDUC (counts towards licensure)
History HL (any regional focus) 5 One course elective in HIST (doesn't count towards major)
Mathematics—Math HL 5 MATH 130—Calculus I
Mathematics—Further Math SL 5 No course credit; QS credit only
Music (SL/HL) 5 One course elective in MUSI
Philosophy (SL/HL) 5 PHIL 110—Intro to Philosophical Questioning
Physics HL 5 PHYS 210—Gen. Physics I (w/Lab) and PHYS 220—Gen. Physics II (w/Lab)
Psychology (SL/HL) 5 PSYC 110—Introduction to Psychology
Theatre Arts (SL/HL) 5 TART 100—Introduction to Theatre

* Credit for BIOL 101 Concepts in Biology may be earned or, upon completion of BIOL 210 Botany or a more advanced core biology course, with a grade of C or better, credit for BIOL 150 Cell Biology.

** Credit for CHEM 100 Concepts of Chemistry may be earned or, upon completion of CHEM 120 General Chemistry II with a grade of C or better, credit for CHEM 110 General Chemistry I may be earned.

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