IB Credit

UNC Charlotte recognizes the IB curriculum as a rigorous college preparatory program. Listed below are University course credits awarded for Higher Level (HL) and Subsidiary Level (SL) examinations up to a maximum of 30 semester hours. A score of 5 or greater is required unless otherwise noted.

IB Credit

When applying to UNC Charlotte, students should arrange to have their official IB scores sent to the Office of Admissions. Credits granted for IB courses are shown as transfer hours on the student's transcript and are included in the hours completed toward a degree.

  Score of 4 Score of 5 Score of 6 Score of 7
IB Exam Cr. Hrs. Univ. Courses Cr. Hrs. Univ. Courses Cr. Hrs. Univ. Courses Cr. Hrs. Univ. Courses
English HL - No Credit 6 UWRT 1103 & 0001 6 UWRT 1103 & 0001 6 UWRT 1103 & 0001
Mathematical Studies SL - No Credit 3 MATH 1105 3 MATH 1105 3 MATH 1105
Mathematical Methods SL - No Credit 3 MATH 1241 3 MATH 1241 3 MATH 1241
Mathematics HL - No Credit 6 MATH 1241 & 1242 6 MATH 1241 & 1242 6 MATH 1241 & 1242
Biology HL Majors - No Credit 4 BIOL 2120 & Lab 8 BIOL 2120, 2130 & Labs 8 BIOL 2120, 2130 & Labs
Biology HL Non-Majors - No Credit 4 BIOL 1110 & Lab 8 BIOL 1110, 1115 & Labs 8 BIOL 1110, 1115 & Labs
Chemistry HL - No Credit 8 CHEM 1251, 1252 & Labs 8 CHEM 1251, 1252 & Labs 8 CHEM 1251, 1252 & Labs
Geography HL - No Credit 6 GEOG 1101 & 1105 (Exempt from LBST 2102) 6 GEOG 1101 & 1105 (Exempt from LBST 2102) 6 GEOG 1101 & 1105 (Exempt from LBST 2102)
The Americas HL - No Credit 6 HIST 1160 & 1161 (Exempt from LBST 2101) 6 HIST 1160 & 1161 (Exempt from LBST 2101) 6 HIST 1160 & 1161 (Exempt from LBST 2101)
Twentieth Century World - No Credit 3 HIST 1100 (Exempt from LBST 2102) 3 HIST 1100 (Exempt from LBST 2102) 3 HIST 1100 (Exempt from LBST 2102)
French HL 3 FREN 1202 6 FREN 1202 & 2201 9 FREN 1202, 2201 & 2202 9 FREN 1202, 2201 & 2202
German HL 3 GERM 1202 6 GERM 1202 & 2201 9 GERM 1202, 2201 & 2202 9 GERM 1202, 2201 & 2202
Spanish HL 3 SPAN 1202 6 SPAN 1202 & 2201 9 SPAN 1202, 2201 & 2202 9 SPAN 1202, 2201 & 2202
Economics HL - No Credit 6 ECON 2101 & 2102 6 ECON 2101 & 2102 6 ECON 2101 & 2102
Computer Studies HL - No Credit 4 ITCS 1214 (3 Hrs) & 2050 (1 Hr) 4 ITCS 1214 (3 Hrs) & 2050 (1 Hr) 4 ITCS 1214 (3 Hrs) & 2050 (1 Hr)
Art & Design - No Credit - No Credit - No Credit - No Credit
Pyschology - No Credit 3 PYSC 1101 3 PYSC 1101 3 PYSC 1101