Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

International Baccalaureate (IB) Course Equivalencies


International Baccalaureate (IB)
Course Equivalencies

(Subject to change)

IB Exam Title

Level

Minimum Exam Score

Credit Earned

Oswego Course Equivalent

Oswego Course Title

General Education Area for Degree Audit/Notes

Biology SL 4 4 BIO 120 Molecular and Cellular Foundations Natural Sciences
Biology HL 4 8 BIO 120

LAS XXXX
Molecular and Cellular Foundations

LAS Elective Credit
Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Business Management SL/HL 4 3     Elective Credit
Chemistry SL 4 3 CHE 101 Survey of Chemistry Natural Sciences
Chemistry HL 4-5 4 CHE 111 General Chemistry Natural Sciences
Chemistry HL 6-7 8 CHE 111

CHE 212
General Chemistry

General Chemistry

Natural Sciences

 

Classical Language SL/HL 4       Liberal Arts Elective Credit (Note 1)
Computer Science SL 4 3 CSC 101 or

CSC 102
Tools for Computing or

Business Information Systems and Computing Tools
Liberal Arts Elective Credit (Note 2)
Computer Science HL 4 6 CSC 101 and

LAS XXXX or
CSC 102
Tools for Computing and

LAS Elective Credit or
Business Information Systems and Computing Tools
Liberal Arts Elective Credit (Note 2)
Dance SL/HL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Fine & Performing Arts
Design Technology SL/HL 4 3     Elective Credit
Economics SL 4 3 ECO XXXX ECO Elective Credit Social/Behavioral Sciences
Economics HL 4 6 ECO XXXX ECO Elective Credit Social/Behavioral Sciences
English A - Language/Literature SL/HL 4 6 ENG 101

ENG 102
Composition I

Composition II

Liberal Arts Elective Credit


Writing

English A - Literature SL/HL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Humanities (Note 3)
Environmental Systems and Societies SL 4 3 GEO 115 Environmental Sustainability Natural Sciences
Film SL/HL 4 3 ENG 220 Modern Culture and Media Humanities
French A Literature  SL/HL 4 6

FRE 101

FRE 102

Elementary French 

Continuing Elementary French

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

French AB SL 4 3 FRE 101 Elementary French Liberal Arts Elective Credit
French B SL/HL 4 6

FRE 101

FRE 102

Elementary French

Continuing Elementary French

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

Geography SL/HL 4 3 GEG 100 Introduction to Geography (Note 4)
German AB SL 4 3 GER 101 Elementary German Liberal Arts Elective Credit
German A Literature SL/HL 4 6

GER 101

GER 102

Elementary German

Continuing Elementary German

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

German B SL 4 6 GER 101

GER 102
Elementary German

Continuing Elementary German

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

History of Africa SL 4 3 HIS 206 Africa to 1800 World Awareness
History of Americas SL 3 HIS 202 History of the U.S. to 1865 American History
History of Asia/Oceania SL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit World Awareness (Note 5)
History of Europe SL/HL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Western Civilization (Note 5)
History of Islam SL/HL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit World Awareness (Note 5)
Information Technology in a Global Society SL/HL 4 3 CSC 101 or

CSC 102
Tools for Computing or

Business Information Systems and
Computing Tools
Liberal Arts Elective Credit
 
Italian B SL/HL 4 6 ITA 101

ITA 102
Elementary Italian

Continuing Elementary Italian

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

Japanese B SL/HL 4 6 JPN 101

JPN 102
Elementary Japanese

Continuing Elementary Japanese

Liberal Arts Elective Credit


Foreign Language

Latin SL/HL 4 6 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Literature and Performance SL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit (Note 3)
Language ab initio SL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit (Note 6)
Mandarin ab SL 4 6 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Mathematical Studies SL 4 3 MAT 102 or

MAT XXXX
Foundations of Math in the Real World or

MAT Elective Credit

Math

 

 

Mathematics SL 4 3 MAT 102 or

MAT XXXX
Foundations of Math in the Real World or

MAT Elective Credit

Math

 

 

Mathematics HL 4 6 MAT 102 

MAT XXXX
Foundations of Math in the Real World and

MAT Elective Credit

Math (Note 7)

 

 

Further Mathematics HL 4 6 MAT 102 

MAT XXXX
Foundations of Math in the Real World and

MAT Elective Credit

Math (Note 7)

 

 

Music SL/HL 4 3 MUS 101 Introduction to the World of Music Fine and Performing Arts
Philosophy SL 4 3 PHL 100 Introduction to Problems of Philosophy Humanities
Physics SL 4 4 PHY 111 College Physics I Natural Science
Physics HL 4 8 PHY 111 

PHY 212
College Physics I and

College Physics II

Natural Science

 

Psychology SL 4 3 PSY XXXX PSY Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Psychology SL 5, 6, 7 6 PSY XXXX 

PSY 100
PSY Elective Credit

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Psychology HL 4 3 PSY XXXX PSY Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Psychology HL 5, 6, 7 6 PSY XXXX 

PSY 100
PSY Elective Credit 

Introduction to Psychology

Liberal Arts Elective Credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Social and Cultural Anthropology SL/HL 4 3 ANT 112 Cultural Anthropology Social/Behavioral Sciences
Spanish AB SL 4 3 SPA 101 Elementary Spanish Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Spanish A Literature SL/HL 4 6

SPA 101

SPA 102

Elementary Spanish

Continuing Elementary Spanish

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

Spanish B SL/HL 4 6 SPA 101 

SPA 102

Elementary Spanish 


Continuing Elementary Spanish

Liberal Arts Elective Credit

Foreign Language

Sports Exc Sci SL 4 3 HSC XXXX HSC Elective Credit Liberal Arts Elective Credit
Theatre SL/HL 4 3 THT 110 Introduction to Theatre Fine and Performing Arts
Vietnamese A: Literature HL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit World Awareness Humanities
Visual Arts SL 4 3 ART 100 Introduction to Visual Arts Fine and Performing Arts
Visual Arts HL 4 6 LAS XXXX 

ART 100
LAS Elective Credit

Introduction to Visual Arts

 

Fine and Performing Arts

World Religions SL 4 3 LAS XXXX LAS Elective Credit World Awareness

 

NOTES:

  1. Course syllabus required for review to determine specific course equivalency and/or credit exemption.
  2. CSC 101 - Cognate requirements in certain majors / CSC 102 Cognate requirement for School of Business.
  3. Student must submit course syllabus to English and Creative Writing department for review to determine specific course equivalency and/or credit exemption.
  4. May be used to satisfy Curriculum & Instruction Social Studies cognate requirement.
  5. Student must submit course syllabus to History department for review to determine specific course equivalency and/or credit exemption.
  6. Student must submit course syllabus for review to determine specific course equivalency and/or credit exemption.
  7. Student must submit course syllabus to Mathematics department for review to determine higher level course equivalency and/or credit exemption.