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International Baccalaureate Credit

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin awards course credit, as listed below, for the successful completion during high school of the International Baccalaureate Diploma program (IB) and passing the appropriate Standard Level (SL) and Higher Level (HL) exams with a score of 4 or better. (Updated:  2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog)

IB Examination UTPB Course(s) credited
Biology (SL) BIOL 1306/1106
Biology (HL) BIOL 1306/1106 and 1307/1107
Chemistry (SL) CHEM 1311/1111
Chemistry (HL) CHEM 1311/1111 and 1312/1112
Computer Science (SL) COSC 1430*
Computer Science (HL) COSC 2430*
Economics (SL) ECON 2301
Economics (HL) ECON 2301 and 2302
English (see Modern Languages)
Environmental Systems (SL) ENSC 1401
Geography (SL) GEOG 1301
Geography (HL) GEOG 1301 and 1302
History (HL and SL)
      Africa HIST 2306
      Americas HIST 1301
      Europe HIST 2312
Mathematics
Mathematical Studies (SL)
(Algebra or equiv.)
Math 1314, 1324, or 1332 (3 hrs.)
Mathematical Methods (SL)
(Pre-Calculus or equiv.)
Math 1314, 1324, 1332, or 2412 (3-4 hrs.)
Mathematics (SL)
(Pre-calculus or equiv.)
MATH 1325, 2413, 2414, 3301, 3315 and/or 3350 (6-8 hrs)
Mathematics (HL only)
(Calculus)

Math 2413, 2414, 3301, 3315, and/or 3350 (6-8 hrs)
Modern Languages
Language A1, A2, and B
   English (SL) ENGL 1301
   English (HL) (w/extended essay, C or better) ENGL 1301 and 1302
   Spanish (SL) SPAN 1411 and 1412
   Spanish (HL) SPAN 1411, 1412, 2311, and 2312
Language (SL only)
   English (SL) ENGL 1301
   Spanish (HL) SPAN 1411 and 1412
Music (SL) MUSI 1306
Music (HL) MUSI 1306 or 1489 as appropriate
Philosophy (SL) PHIL 1304
Philosophy (HL) PHIL 1304 and 2303
Psychology (SL) PSYC 1301
Psychology (HL) PSYC 1301 and one upper level PSYC
Physics (SL) PHYS 2325/2125
Physics (HL) PHYS 2325/2125 and 2326/2126
Social/Cultural Anthropology (SL) SOCI 1301
Theater Arts (SL) DRAM 2301
Theater Arts (HL) DRAM 2301 and 2302
Visual Arts (SL) ARTS 1301
Visual Arts (HL) ARTS 1301/based on review 1311, 1316, 2331
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