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International Baccalaureate Credit

Doane College recognizes the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and awards academic credit for successful scores on the Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (SL) exams.  New students should request that their official IB exam results be sent to the Office of Admissions at testing time.  Questions regarding IB exam results may be directed to the International Baccalaureate Organization at

 IB Exam Subject


Equivalent Doane Course 


 Biology SL  5,6, 7 BIO-101 4 cr.
 Biology HL  5,6,7 BIO-120 & BIO-121  8 cr.
 Business and Management HL  5,6,7  BUS-1XX Elective  3 cr.
 Chemistry HL  5,6,7 CHM-125 & CHM-126  8 cr.
 Computing Science HL  4,5,6,7 IST-1XX Elective   3 cr. 
 Economics HL  4,5,6,7 ECO-203  3 cr. 
 Environmental Systems SL  5,6,7 EVS-1XX Elective   3 cr. 
 Foreign Language HL
 all except English
101, 102 in tested language
203, 204 in tested language
 6 cr.
 6 cr.
 English A1 HL  5,6,7 ENG-101 & ENG-206   6 cr. 
 English A1 SL  5,6,7 ENG-101  3 cr.
 Geography HL  5,6,7 GEG-112  3 cr. 
 History: Americas HL  5,6,7 HIS-206   3 cr. 
 History: Africa HL  5,6,7 INT-388 satisfies Doane Plan  3 cr. 
 History: Europe HL  5,6,7  HIS-106  3 cr.
 Mathematics HL  5,6,7 MTH-235  4 cr. 
 Mathematics SL  5,6,7 MTH-108  3 cr. 
 Mathematic Studies SL  5,6,7 MTH-107  3 cr.
 Music HL  5,6,7 FAR-103   3 cr.
 Philosophy HL  5,6,7 PRE-188 satisfies Doane Plan  3 cr.
 Physics HL  5,6,7 PHY-107 & PHY-108  8 cr.
 Psychology HL  5,6,7 PSY-117  3 cr.
 Social Anthropology HL  5,6,7 ANT-308   3 cr. 
 Theater Arts HL  5,6,7  THE-188 satisfies Doane Plan  3 cr. 
 Visual Arts HL  4,5,6,7 ART-107  3 cr. 

These credit equivalencies were determined by course descriptions provided by IB as well as common practices by other four-year institutions.  If a student feels an equivalency is not accurate, please contact the Registrar's Office and the course content can be re-evaluated.

June 1, 2007