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2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Chart


IMPORTANT: If you have earned AP or IB credits, you should not repeat the equivalent course at Providence College. You can earn credit for a given course ONLY ONCE. If you have a question about your AP or IB credits, consult with your advisor or dean.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Chart

Providence College recognizes credit earned through the International Baccalaureate (IB), an internationally recognized curriculum and examination program. Of the two IB examination levels (Higher Level and Standard Level), the College recognizes the Higher Level examinations where a score of 5,6, or 7 has been achieved. Each successfully passed examination in the Higher Level of the IB program will earn three credits. Official documentation of each successfully completed examination with the conditions noted must be submitted to the Office of Admission prior to a student’s matriculation at the College.

Providence College recognizes the following Higher Level examinations:

International Baccalaureate Exam​ Score​ ​Providence College Course Equivalent
​​​​English A: Language and Literature 6 or 7​ Free Elective
Fulfills the Intensive Writing I Proficiency​
​​​English A: Language and Literature ​5 Free Elective​
​​English A: Literature ​6 or 7 ​Free Elective
Fulfills the Intensive Writing I Proficiency​
​​English A1 ​6 or 7 Free Elective
Fulfills the Intensive Writing I Proficiency​​
​Visual Arts 5, 6, or 7​​ Free Elective
(May be Applicable for Major/Minor Credit with Portfolio Review)
(May fulfill the Fine Arts Core with Portfolio Review)
​Spanish B 5, 6, or 7​​ SPN 104​
​Spanish A2 5, 6, or 7​​ SPN 104​
​Psychology 5, 6, or 7​​ PSY 100
Fulfills the Social Science Core
​Portuguese A2 5, 6, or 7​​ Free Elective​
​Physics ​5, 6, or 7​ ​EPS 105
Fulfills the Physics-Based Natural Science Core
​Music 5, 6, or 7​​ Free Elective
​Mathematics 5, 6, or 7​​ MTH Elective
​History of Asia/Oceania ​5, 6, or 7​ ​Free Elective
​History Americas ​5, 6, or 7​ ​Free Elective
​Global Politics 5, 6, or 7​ PSC 207 or PSC Elective
​German B 5, 6, or 7​ GER 104​
​Further Mathematics ​5, 6, or 7 Individual Student Review Required​
​French A2 5, 6, or 7​​ FRN 104
​Film ​5, 6, or 7​ TDF Elective
Fulfills the Fine Arts Core
​English A: Literature 5​ Free Elective​
​English A1 5​ Free Elective​
​Economics ​Not Transferable​ Not Transferable​
​Dance ​5, 6, or 7​ ​TDF Elect
Fulfills the Fine Arts Core
​Computer Science 5, 6, or 7​ CSC 103​​
​Che​mistry 5, 6, or 7​ Free Elective
Fulfills the Standard Natural Science Core​
​Business and Management ​5, 6, or 7 Free Elective​
​Biology 5, 6, or 7​ Free Elective​
Fulfills the Standard Natural Science Core
Theater 5, 6, or 7 TDF Elective
Fulfills the Fine Arts Core
History of Africa and Middle East 5, 6, or 7 Free Elective
History Europe​ 5, 6, or 7​​ Free Elective​
French B​ 5, 6, or 7​​ FRN 104​