Texas A&M University-Kingsville

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Credit Policy

Texas A&M University-Kingsville will grant a minimum of 24 undergraduate credit hours or equivalent course credit in appropriate subject areas to an entering freshman student who has been awarded the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum test score of four (4) on each examination administered as part of the diploma program.  If a student receives a score of less than a four on an examination, he/she may receive less than 24 credit hours as an IB Diploma student. Non-IB Diploma holders will be granted credit for IB exams with a score of five (5) or higher based on the table below.  The student must have the International Baccalaureate Organization submit to the Office of Admission the student's Transcript of Grades for credit to be assessed.

IB Exam Level TAMUK Equivalency Credits Awarded
Anthropology SL or HL ANTH 2301 3
Chemistry SL CHEM 1311 3
Chemistry HL CHEM 1311, 1312 6
Computer Science SL CISA 1301 3
Computer Science HL CISA 1301, 1302 6
Economics SL or HL ECON 2301, 2302 6
English A1 or A2 SL or HL ENGL 1301, 1302 6
History of the Americas SL or HL HIST 1301, 1302 6
History: Other SL or HL elective credit
to be determined by dept
6
Language: French
A1, A2 or B
SL or HL FREN 1311, 1312
OR
FREN 2311, 2312
to be determined by dept
6
Language: Other
A1, A2 or B
SL or HL elective credit
to be determined by dept
6
Language: Spanish
A1, A2 or B
SL or HL SPAN 1313, 1314
OR
SPAN 2311, 2312 to be determined by dept
6
Mathematics SL MATH 1314 3
Mathematics HL MATH 1314, 2413 7
Music SL or HL elective credit to be determined by dept 3
Philosophy SL or HL PHIL 1301 3
Physics SL PHYS 1301/1101 4
Physics HL PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102 4
Psychology SL or HL PSYC 2301 3
Theater Arts SL or HL elective credit to be determined by dept 3
Visual Arts SL or HL elective credit to be determined by dept 3

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