IB Credit Policy

New students requesting International Baccalaureate (IB) credit must have an official score report sent to Agnes Scott. You are eligible for a maximum of 32 credits total from AP & IB. One course can count for either AP or IB credit but not both. Your adviser will review your score report with you during Orientation.
These are standard credit awards below. Only Higher Level (HL) exams are eligible for IB credit. Your adviser will consult with you regarding any HL IB exam not listed below.

Biology 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Science Distributional)
Courses that can be exempted: None 

Chemistry 
Score: 5 
Credit hours awarded: 3 (see department chair for lab credit)
Courses that can be exempted: CHE 150 

Chemistry 
Score: 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 6 and possibly one or more lab credits (see department chair for lab credit)
Courses that can be exempted: CHE 150 & 220 

Economics 
Score: 5, 6, or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Social Science Distributional) 
Courses that can be exempted: ECO 104 & 105 

English A1 
Score: 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Specific Standard 1)
Courses that can be exempted: ENG 110

French 
Score: 5 
Credit hours awarded: 4; place into FRE 202
Courses that can be exempted: FRE 101, 102, 201 

French 
Score: 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Specific Standard 3)
Courses that can be exempted: FRE 101, 102, 201, 202 

History/Americas 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 elective credits
Courses that can be exempted: None 

History/Europe 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4
Courses that can be exempted: None 

Latin 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 
Courses that can be exempted: LAT 201 

Mathematics 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: See department chair 
Courses that can be exempted: See department chair for exact course exemption 

Music 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 8 (Literature/Fine Arts Dist.)
Courses that can be exempted: MUS 106 & MUS 109 

Psychology 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Social Science Distributional)
Courses that can be exempted: PSY 101 

Spanish 
Score: 5 
Credit hours awarded: 4; place into SPA 202
Courses that can be exempted: SPA 101, 102 & 201 

Spanish 
Score: 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (specific standard)
Courses that can be exempted: SPA 101, 102, 201 & 202 

Theatre Arts 
Score: 5, 6 or 7 
Credit hours awarded: 4 (Literature/Fine Arts Distributional)
Courses that can be exempted: THE 100