“A” Level Exams and International Baccalaureate

Credit Information

“A” Level Exams will be awarded two semesters credit (either 3 or 4 hours per semester) for each subject passed with grades of A through E.  “AS” Level Exams will be awarded one semester of credit (3 or 4 hours) for each subject passed with grades of A through E.  Note: A different letter marking scale is used and marks of D and E are acceptable passing grades (a grade of E is equivalent to our grade of C).  No credit is awarded for “General Paper”.  The specific credit awarded will be determined by the academic division.

John Brown University awards credit for International Baccalaureate (IB) exams in higher level (HL) subjects with scores of 5 or better. No credit is awarded for the standard level (SL) subjects.

JBU International Baccalaureate Credit Equivalency

SUBJECT

MINIMUM

SCORE

CREDIT AWARDED

Anthropology

5

SST 2123 Cultural Anthropology

Biology

5

BIO 1003 Biological Science

Computer Science

5

CS 1113 Introduction to Computers

Chemistry

5

CHM 1124*

Economics

5

ECN 2113 Microeconomics and ECN 2123 Macroeconomics

English A1

5

EGL 1023 English Composition II

Englsih B

5

EGL elective

Film

5

COM 2083 Masterpieces of Film

French

5

LS 2213 Intermediate French I and LS 2223  Intermediate French II

Geography

5

SST 1143 World Regional Geography

German B

5

LS 2513 Intermediate Language I and LS 2523 Intermediate Language II

History

5

HST 1023 Western Civilization II

Mathematics

5

MTH 1123 Survey of Calculus

Philosophy

5

RPH 3003 Introduction to Philosophy

Physics

5

PHY 2114 General Physics I

Psychology

5

PSY 1013 Introductory Psychology

Spanish

5

LS 2113 Intermediate Spanish I and LS 2123 Intermediate Spanish II

* If you are planning to attend graduate school in the sciences or to a health-related professional school, you will be required to take CHM 1124.

Credit for subjects not listed in the chart will be determined by the academic division.

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