International Baccalaureate

Henderson State University recognizes International Baccalaureate (IB) achievement by awarding credit to students according to scores and semester credit values listed below. Students who have completed IB exams not listed below may request that academic faculty review their scores for possible credit. Henderson State University will only accept IB exam scores completed at the Higher Level (HL). Standard Level (SL) exam scores will not be accepted. Henderson does not transcript A-F grades for IB credit. In all cases credit will be transcripted as CR (credit earned). Exam scores not meeting the minimal standards listed below will not be transcripted. Henderson reserves the right to set its own standards for IB scores. 

IB exam

Score - Henderson State course - Credits 

Art/Design

4 - ART2033 – Humanities: Art - 3 hours

Biology 

4 - BIO1013 – Intro to Biology - 3 hours and BIO1021 – Intro to Biology Lab - 1 hour

Chemistry 

4 - CHM1004 – Intro to Chemistry - 4 hours

Chemistry

5 - CHM1024 – University Chemistry I - 4 hours

6 - CHM1024 – University Chemistry II - 4 hours

Computer Studies

4 - CSC2003 – Introduction to Computers - 3 hours

5 - CSC1104 – Foundations of Computer Science I - 4 hours

6 - CSC1114 – Foundations of Computer Science II - 4 hours

Economics – 5

5 - ECO2013 – Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 hours and ECO2023 – Principles of Microeconomics - 3 hours

English 

4 - ENG1463 – Freshman English A - 3 hours

5 - ENG1473 – Freshman English B - 3 hours

French 

4- FRE1013/1023 – French 1 & 2 - 6 hours

5 - French 3 - 3 hours

6 - French 4 - 3 hours

Geography 

4 - GEO1023 – Introduction to Geography - 3 hours

German 

4 - GER1013/1023 – German 1 & 2 - 6 hours

5 - GER2033 – German 3 - 3 hours

6 - GER2043 – German 4 - 3 hours

History, Americas 

5 - HIS2053/2063 – US to/since 1877 - 6 hours

Mathematics 

4 - MTH1243 – College Algebra - 3 hours

5 - MTH1295 – Calculus I - 5 hours

Philosophy 

4 - PHI2013 – Introduction to Philosophy - 3 hours

Physics 

4 - PHY2034 – General Physics I - 4 hours

5 - PHY2044 – General Physics II - 4 hours

Psychology 

4 - PSY1013 – General Psychology - 3 hours

Social & Cultural Art

4 - ANT2013 – Intro to Cultural Anthropology - 3 hours

Spanish 

4 - SPA1013/1023 – Spanish I & 2 - 6 hours

5 - SPA2033 – Spanish 3 - 3 hours

6 - SPA2043 – Spanish 4 - 3 hours

Theatre – 4

4 - THA2033 – Humanities: Theatre Arts - 3 hours