International Baccalaureate (IB) Equivalencies

A maximum of 30 semester credits may be earned at George Fox University through examination or other non-classroom credit procedures. This includes all alternative credit opportunities. The equivalencies below are for our traditional undergraduate students. 

IB Test Minimum Score George Fox Course(s) Fulfilled Credits Awarded
The Arts
Dance SL/HL 4 GEED 285 Selected Topics 3
Film SL 4 CINE 160 History of U.S. Cinema 3
Film HL 4 CINE 160
CINE 220
History of U.S. Cinema
History of International Cinema
3
3
Music SL/HL 4 ARTP CORE-L Performing Arts Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Visual Arts SL/HL 4 ARTV CORE-L Visual Arts Approved Core Transfer Course
(meets ARTS elective for an Art major or minor. Portfolio required for specific art equivalency)
3
Individual and Societies
Business Management SL/HL 4 BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
Economics SL/HL 4 ECON 200 Principles of Economics 3
Geography SL/HL 4 GEOG 285 Selected Geography Topics 3
Global Politics SL/HL 4 SSCI CORE-L Social Science Approved Core Transfer Course 3
History SL 4 HIST CORE-L History Approved Core Transfer Course 3
History - Africa & the Middle East HL 4 HIST 285 Selected Topics 3
History - Americas HL 4 HIST CORE-L History Approved Core Transfer Course 3
History - Asia & Oceania HL 4 HIST 285 Selected Topics 3
History - Europe HL 4 HIST CORE-L History Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Information Technology in a Global Society SL/HL 4 CSIS 285 Selected Topics 3
Philosophy SL/HL 4 THEO 250 Introductory to Philosophy 3
Psychology SL/HL 4 PSYC 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
Social and Cultural Anthropology SL/HL 4 SOCI 285 Selected Topics
(course can apply towards major/minor requirements where SOCI 310 is required)
3
World Religions SL 4 THEO 285 Selected Topics
(course can apply towards major/minor requirements where THEO 410/INTL 440 is required)
3
Language and Literature/Language Acquisition
Classical Languages SL 4 LANG 285 Selected Topics 4
Classical Languages HL 4 LANG 285 Selected Topics 8
English A SL/HL 4 LITR CORE-L Literature Approved Core Transfer Course 3
English B SL/HL 4 WRIT CORE-L Writing Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Language A or B SL 4 MLAN 102 Beginning Modern Language II 4
Language A or B HL 4 MLAN 201
MLAN 202
Intermediate Modern Language I
Intermediate Modern Language II
8
Language Ab Initio SL 4 MLAN 101 Beginning Modern Language I 4
Literature & Performance SL 4 LITR CORE-L Literature Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Mathematics
Mathematics SL 4 MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics 4
Mathematics HL 4 MATH 201 Calculus 4
Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches SL/HL 4 MATH CORE-L Mathematics Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Mathematics: Applications & Interpretation SL/HL 4 MATH CORE-L Mathematics Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Mathematics Studies SL 4 MATH CORE-L Mathematics Approved Core Transfer Course 3
Sciences
Biology SL 4 GSCI CORE-L General Science Approved Core Transfer Course 4
Biology HL 4 BIOL 211
BIOL 212
General Biology I
General Biology II
4
4
Chemistry SL 4 GSCI CORE-L General Science Approved Core Transfer Course 4
Chemistry HL 4 CHEM 211
CHEM 212
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
4
4
Computer Science SL 4 GEED 285 Selected Topics 3
Computer Science HL 4 CSIS 285 Selected Topics 3
Design Technology SL/HL 4 GEED 285 Selected Topics 3
Environmental Systems & Societies SL 4 GSCI CORE-L General Science Approved Core Transfer Course 4
Physics SL 4 GSCI CORE-L General Science Approved Core Transfer Course 4
Physics HL 4 PHYS 201
PHYS 202
General Physics I
General Physics II
4
4
Sports, Exercise, & Health Science SL/HL 4 HHPE 285 Selected Topics 3