International Baccalaureate (IB) Course Equivalency Guide

Students should arrange to have their International Baccalaureate transcript sent to Waubonsee. This guide describes the credits awarded based on the IB subject and corresponding score.

IB Subject IB Level Required Score WCC Equivalent Course(s) Credits Awarded
Language and Literature        
Language A: Literature SL 4-7 ENG 245 3
Language A: Literature HL 4-7 ENG 245 3
Language A: Language and Literature SL 4-7 ENG 245 3
Language A: Language and Literature HL 4-7 ENG 245 3
Literature and Performance SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Language Acquisition        
Classical Languages SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Classical Languages HL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Language B SL 4-7 FRE 102 OR SPN 102 3
Language B HL 4-7 FRE 201 OR SPN 201 3
Language Ab Initio SL 4-7 FRE 101 OR SPN 101 3
Individuals and Society        
Business Management SL 4-7 BUS 100 3
Business Management HL 4-7 BUS 100 3
Economics SL 4-7 ECN 100 3
Economics HL 4-7 ECN 201, ECN 202 6
Geography SL 4-7 GEO 120 3
Geography HL 4-7 GEO 120 3
Global Politics SL 4-7 PSC 260 3
Global Politics HL 4-7 PSC 260 3
History SL 4-7 HIS 101 3
History HL 4-7 HIS 101, HIS 102 6
Information Technology in a Global Society SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Information Technology in a Global Society HL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Philosophy SL 4-7 PHL 100 3
Philosophy HL 4-7 PHL 100 3
Psychology SL 4-7 PSY 100 3
Psychology HL 4-7 PSY 100 3
Social and Cultural Anthropology SL 4-7 ANT 101 3
Social and Cultural Anthropology HL 4-7 ANT 101 3
World Religions SL 4-7 PHL 120 or RLG 120 3
Sciences        
Biology SL 4-7 BIO 120 4
Biology HL 4-7 BIO 120, BIO 122 8
Chemistry SL 4-7 CHM 100 3
Chemistry HL 4-7 CHM 121, CHM 122 8
Computer Science SL 4-7 CIS 115 3
Computer Science HL 4-7 CIS 115, CIS 116 3
Design Technology SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Design Technology HL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Environmental Systems and Societies SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Physics SL 4-7 PHY 221 5
Physics HL 4-7 PHY 221, PHY 222 10
Sports, Exercise and Health Science SL 4-7 PED 205 3
Mathematics        
Further Mathematics HL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Mathematical Studies SL 4-7 MTH 101 OR 102 OR 107 3
Mathematics SL 4-7 MTH 129 4
Mathematics HL 4-7 MTH 131 4
Arts        
Dance SL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Dance HL 4-7 Elective credit 3
Film SL 4-7 FLM 250 3
Film HL 4-7 FLM 250 3
Music SL 4-7 MUS 100 3
Music HL 4-7 MUS 100 3
Theatre SL 4-7 THE 100 3
Theatre HL 4-7 THE 100 3
Visual Arts SL 4-7 ART 100 3
Visual Arts HL 4-7 ART 100 3