UW Colleges International Baccalaureate Information

Course and Level Score of 4 Score of 5 Score of 6 Score of 7
Biology (HL) 5 credits Biology 101 5 credits Biology 101 5 credits Biology 101 5 credits Biology 101
Business and Organization (HL) 3 credits Business Elective 3 credits Business Elective 3 credits Business Elective 3 credits Business Elective
Chinese HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition
Chemistry (HL) 5 credits of Chemistry 145 & 5 credits of Chemistry 155 5 credits of Chemistry 145 & 5 credits of Chemistry 155 5 credits of Chemistry 145 & 5 credits of Chemistry 155 5 credits of Chemistry 145 & 5 credits of Chemistry 155
Economics (HL) 6 credits Economics 203 and 204 (3 credits each) 6 credits Economics 203 and 204 (3 credits each) 6 credits Economics 203 and 204 (3 credits each) 6 credits Economics 203 and 204 (3 credits each)
Economics (SL) 6 credits Economics Elective 6 credits Economics Elective 6 credits Economics Elective 6 credits Economics Elective
English (HL) 3 credits Literature Elective 6 credits English 250 6 credits English 250 6 credits English 250
French HLA 6 credits of French Literature 3 6 credits of French Literature 3 6 credits of French Literature 3 6 credits of French Literature 3
French HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
Geography (HL) 3 credits Geography Elective 3 credits Geography Elective 3 credits Geography Elective 3 credits Geography Elective
German HLA 6 credits of German Literature 3 6 credits of German Literature 3 6 credits of German Literature 3 6 credits of German Literature 3
German HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
Italian HLA 6 Credits Italian Literature 3 6 Credits Italian Literature 3 6 Credits Italian Literature 3 6 Credits Italian Literature 3
Italian HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
Japanese HLA 6 credits Japanese Literature 3 6 credits Japanese Literature 3 6 credits Japanese Literature 3 6 credits Japanese Literature 3
Japanese HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
History of the Americas (HL) 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective
History of Europe (HL) 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective 3 credits History Elective
Language A (HL) 3 credits of English 250 3 credits of English 250 3 credits of English 250 3 credits of English 250
Mathematics (HL) 5 credits Mathematics 221 5 credits Mathematics 221 5 credits Mathematics 221 5 credits Mathematics 221
Psychology (HL) 4 credits Psychology 201 4 credits Psychology 201 4 credits Psychology 201 4 credits Psychology 201
Spanish HLA 6 credits of Spanish Literature 3 6 credits of Spanish Literature 3 6 credits of Spanish Literature 3 6 credits of Spanish Literature 3
Spanish HLB 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
Theater Arts (HL) 3 credits Communication 130 3 credits Communication 130 3 credits Communication 130 3 credits Communication 130
World Language (Foreign Language) Higher Level-Language A 6 credits of World Language Literature 1 6 credits of World Language Literature 1 6 credits of World Language Literature 1 3 credits of World Language Literature Electives 1
World Language (Foreign Language) Higher Level-Language B 4 credits (101) level language acquisition 2 8 credits (101-105 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2 12 credits (101-105-201 level) language acquisition 2
Course and Level Score of 28 or more
Full Diploma 3 credits General Electives

1 6 credits maximum of World Language Literature Electives with Humanities designation with a minimum score of 4. Applicable for all languages.

2 12 credits maximum in language acquisition with a minimum score of 7. It is possible to earn retroactive language credits for prior work completed in a foreign language. Contact the language department to learn more about retroactive credits and to determine which type of credit (IB or retroactive) will best meet your needs. Applicable for all languages.

3 6 credits maximum of Literature Electives with Humanities designation in respective language with a minimum score of 4.

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