International Baccalaureate Examinations (IB)

The School of Arts and Sciences recognizes the rigor of the International Baccalaureate program and grants college credit for students who demonstrate strong performance (scores of 7, 6, and 5) on Higher Level exams. Credit is not given for grades of 4 or lower or for Subsidiary/Standard Level exams.

Higher Level Exam Score Rutgers Course(s) Granted Total Credits
Arabic 7, 6, 5 Department Review
TBD
Biology 7, 6, 5 01:119:115-116, 01:119:117
10
Business 7, 6, 5 33:011:100
3
Chemistry 7, 6, 5 01:160:161-162 and 01:160:171
9
Chinese (Mandarin) 7, 6, 5 Department Review
TBD
Chinese Literature 7, 6, 5 Elective Credit
3
Dance 7, 6, 5 Department Review
TBD
Economics 7, 6, 5 01:220:102-103
6
English 7, 6, 5 Elective Credit
6
European History 7, 6, 5 01:510:101-102
6
Film 7, 6, 5 01:351:308 and 01:354:201
6
French 7, 6, 5 01:420:210
3
Geography 7, 6, 5 01:450:102 and 01:450:103
6
German 7, 6, 5 01:470:131-132
6
Global Politics 7, 6, 5 01:790:102
3
History 7, 6, 5 Student must provide syllabus
TBD
History-Africa 7, 6, 5 TR:T01:HST
6
History of the Americas/US History 7, 6, 5 01:512:103-104
6
Math 7, 6, 5 01:640:151
4
Physics 7, 6, 5 01:750:203-204, 205-206
8
Psychology 7, 6, 5 01:830:101
3
Spanish 7, 6, 5 01:940:203
3
Theatre 7, 6, 5 07:965:211
3
Visual Arts 7, 6, 5 Elective credit
6
World History 7, 6, 5 01:506:114
3

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