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International Baccalaureate

Earn credit at UMGC with international baccalaureate examination test scores.

If you completed your international baccalaureate exam before graduating from high school, you might be able to transfer credits to your University of Maryland Global Campus degree.

Our team continues to update this page with the latest information as it becomes available. Contact an advisor to confirm scores and equivalencies.

IB Exam Subject and Level IB Exam Score UMGC Credits Awarded
Biology (Higher-Level) 5 4 lower-level elective credits
Biology (Higher-Level) 6 or 7
(4 Credits, BIOL 103) and 4 lower-level biology elective credits
Business Management (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, BMGT 110)
Business Management (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, BMGT 110)
Chemistry (Higher-Level) 5 CHEM 103
Chemistry (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 CHEM 103 and 2 lower-level chemistry elective credits
Chemistry (Standard-Level) 5 CHEM 103
Chemistry (Standard-Level) 6 or 7 CHEM 103 and 2 lower-level chemistry elective credits
Classical Languages: Latin (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 4 lower-level LATN elective credits
Classical Languages: Latin (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7 4 lower-level LATN elective credits
Computer Science (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 3 lower-level computing elective credits
Computer Science (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Dance (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level dance elective credits
Dance (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level dance elective credits
Design Technology (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 3 lower-level elective credits
Design Technology (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Economics (Higher-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, ECON 201) and ((course.econ.203!id))
Economics (Standard-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
English A: Literature (Higher-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Environmental Systems and Societies (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Film (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level humanities elective credits
Film (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Further Mathematics (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(4 Credits, MATH 141)
Geography (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, GEOG 100)
Geography (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, GEOG 100)
Global Politics (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 3 lower-level political science elective credits
Global Politics (Standard-Level) 6 or 7 3 lower-level political science elective credits
History (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level history elective credits
History (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
History: Africa (Higher-Level) 5 3 lower-level history elective credits
History: Africa (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 6 lower-level history elective credits
History: Africa (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
History: Americas (Higher-Level) 5 3 lower-level history elective credits
History: Americas (Higher-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, HIST 156) and
(3 Credits, HIST 157)
History: Americas (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
History: Europe (Higher-Level) 5 3 lower-level European history elective credits
History: Europe (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 6 lower-level European history elective credits
History: Europe (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Mathematics (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(4 Credits, MATH 140)
Mathematics (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Music (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level music elective credits
Music (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level music elective credits
Philosophy (Higher-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, PHIL 100)
Philosophy (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Physics (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 PHYS 121 and PHYS 122
Physics (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable
Psychology (Higher-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, PSYC 100)
Psychology (Standard-Level) 6 or 7
(3 Credits, PSYC 100)
Social and Cultural Anthropology (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, ANTH 102)
Social and Cultural Anthropology (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, ANTH 102)
Sports, Exercise, and Health Science (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level health elective credits
Sports, Exercise, and Health Science (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7 3 lower-level health elective credits
Swahili A: Literature (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 6 lower-level humanities elective credits
Swahili A: Literature (Standard-Level) 6 or 7 4 lower-level humanities elective credits
Swahili B (Higher-Level) 6 or 7 6 lower-level Swahili elective credits
Swahili B (Standard-Level) 6 or 7 3 lower-level Swahili elective credits
Theatre (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, THET 110)
Theatre (Standard-Level) 5, 6, or 7
(3 Credits, THET 110)
Visual Arts (Higher-Level) 5, 6, or 7 ARTT 205 and 3 lower-level art elective credits
Visual Arts (Standard-Level)  N/A Not transferable

UMGC is not responsible for determining students' prior knowledge or preparation for these exams. Approval to take exams does not guarantee award of credit. Other conditions, such as the appropriate score, must be satisfied. All estimates are based on current exams. If you have taken any exams in earlier years, please contact your advisor for more information about scores and equivalencies. All information on credit by exam is subject to change without notice.

 

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