International Baccalaureate Equivalence

The information below applies to the Class of 2021 and later.

College students in the Class of 2020 and earlier should refer to the Policies and Procedures for their class.

HIGHER LEVEL EXAMINATION SCORE PENN CREDIT AWARDED
Anthropology   No credit
Biology   No credit
Chemistry *   No credit
Economics 7, 6 ECON 001 and 002 waiver
English A/B   No credit
French A 7, 6 FREN 212 (1 c.u.)
French A 5 FREN 202 (1 c.u.)
French B 7, 6 FREN 202 (1 c.u.)
Geography   No credit
German A 7, 6 GRMN 203 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
German A 5, 4 GRMN 203 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
German B 7, 6 GRMN 203 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
German B 5, 4 GRMN 104 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
History of the Americas   No credit
History of Europe   No credit
Latin 7 LATN 204 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Latin 6 No credit (fulfills language requirement)
Mathematics *   No credit
Mathematics with Further Mathematics* 7 MATH 104 (1 c.u.)
Music   No credit
Philosophy 7, 6, 5 Departmental review on case-by-case basis
Physics 7, 6 PHYS 150 (1.5 c.u.) and PHYS 102 (1.5 c.u.)
Psychology 7, 6 Waiver for PSYC 001
Spanish A 7, 6 SPAN 212 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Spanish A 5 SPAN 202 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Spanish B 7, 6 SPAN 202 (1 c.u.) (fulfills language requirement)
Theater Arts 7, 6, 5 Departmental review on case-by-case basis

* An internal departmental examination is also available for credit.