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International Baccalaureate — Credit by Examination

Are you an IB learner? If so, you may qualify to earn college credit for what you’ve learned.

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) assesses student work as direct evidence of achievement against the stated goals of the Diploma Programme (DP) courses. Successful completion of IB examinations can earn you college credit at CCBC allowing you to:

  • Save time
  • Save money
  • Graduate on time

What is CCBC's IB acceptance policy?

  • CCBC students may earn up to 30 credits via IB — Credit by Examination.
  • IB credit will only be awarded and posted on a CCBC transcript for students who are enrolled in and attending CCBC credit courses.
  • CCBC students must achieve minimum scores on tests appropriate to their desired courses.

IB exams & CCBC

CCBC Course International Baccalaureate Exam Level Minimum Required Score Credits
ANTH 101 Social Anthropology HL 4 3
BIO 110 Biology HL 4 4
CHEM 121
CHEM 122
Chemistry HL 5 3
1
CSIT 101 Info/Global Society HL 4 3
ECON 201
ECON 202
Economics HL 4 3
3
ENGL 101 English A1 HL 4 3
ENVS Elective Environ. Systems HL 4 3
GEOG 101 Geography HL 4 3
HIST 102
HIST 111
HIST Elective
HIST Elective
HIST Elective
HIST Elective
History/Europe
History/Americas
History
History/Africa
History/Islamic
History/SE Asia
HL
HL
HL
HL
HL
HL
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
MATH 251 Mathematics HL 5 4
MNGT 101 Business Mgt. HL 4 3
MUSC 102 Music HL 4 3
PHIL 101 Philosophy HL 5 3
PHYS 101 Physics HL 5 3
PSYC 101 Psychology HL 4 3
THTR Elective Theatre Arts HL 4 3
WLFR 101
WLFR 102
French HL 4 3
3
WLGR 101
WLGR 102
German HL 4 3
3
WLSP 101
WLSP 102
Spanish HL 4 3
3

This information is subject to change.