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    University of Colorado Denver
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Transfer of International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit


International Baccalaureate (IB)

–This chart was replaced as of July 1, 2016–

(Minimum of 24 credit hours awarded with IB diploma and a score of at least 4 on each exam)
Credit award and course equivalency information listed in this table applies only to degree programs completed at the Denver Campus, including Bioengineering. Health programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus have different credit award and prerequisite policies; visit www.ucdenver.edu/academics and/or contact the program office directly for additional information.

This chart represents credit awarded for exams taken during the 2015-2016 catalog year. For exams taken in prior or future catalog years, consult those academic catalogs for exam equivalency information.

IB Examinations* Minimum Exam Score Standard Exam Higher Exam

CU Denver Equivalent Course(s)

or Content Substitution

Credit Hours Awarded

CU Denver Equivalent Course(s)

or Content Substitution

Credit Hours Awarded
Anthropology, Social and Cultural 4 ANTH 2102 3 ANTH 2102, ANTH 1999AE** (3 hours) 6
Art, Visual 4 FINE 1001 3 FINE 1001, FINE 1999AE** (3 hours) 6
Biology 4 BIOL 1550, BIOL 1560 (See Note 1) 8 BIOL 2051, BIOL 2071, BIOL 2061, BIOL2081 (See Note 1) 8
Chemistry 4 CHEM 2031, CHEM 2038 (See Note 1) 4 CHEM 2031, CHEM 2038, CHEM 2061, CHEM 2068 (See Note 1) 9
Computer Science 4 CSCI 1410 or ISMG 2200 (See Note 2) 3 CSCI 1410, CSCI 2421 or ISMG 2200, ISMG 2999AE** (3 hours) (See Note 3) 6
Design Technology Not Accepted (See Note 4) Not Accepted (See Note 4)
Economics 4 ECON 2012 3 ECON 2012, ECON 2022 6
English (A-1) & (B) 4 ENGL 1020, ENGL 1999AE** (3 hours) 6 ENGL 1020, ENGL 1999AE** (3 hours)  6
English (A-1) 4 ENGL 1020 3 ENGL 1020 3
English (B) 4 ENGL 1999AE** (3 hours)  3 ENGL 1999AE** (3 hours)  3
French (A-1) 4 FREN 2110, FREN 2120 6 FREN 3999AE** (6 hours) 6
French (B) 4 FREN 1010, FREN 1020 10 FREN 2110, FREN 2120 6
German (A-1) 4 GRMN 2110, GRMN 2130 6 GRMN 3999AE** (6 hours) 6
German (B) 4 GRMN 1010, GRMN 1020 10 GRMN 2110, GRMN 2130 6
History of Europe 4 HIST 1211 3 HIST 1211, HIST 1212 6
History of the Americas 4 HIST 1361 3 HIST 1361, HIST 1362 6
History (other) 4 HIST1016 3 HIST 1016, HIST 1026 6
Latin 4 LATN 1010, LATN 1020 10 LATN 2010, LATN 2020 6
Mathematical Studies              Not Accepted (See Note 4) Not Accepted (See Note 4)
Mathematics Not Accepted (See Notes 4 & 5) With score of 5: MATH 1401 4
  With score of 4: MATH 1130 4
Music 4 PMUS 1001 3 PMUS 1001, PMUS 1999AE** (3 hours) 6
Philosophy 4 PHIL 1012 3 PHIL 1012, PHIL 1999AE** (3 hours)  6
Physics 4 PHYS 2010, PHYS 2030 (See Note 1) 5 PHYS 2010, PHYS 2030, PHYS 2020, PHYS 2040 (See Note 1) 10
Psychology 4 PSYC 1000, PSYC 1005 3 PSYC 1000, PSYC 1005 6
Russian (B) 4 RUSS 1999AE** (10 hours) 10 RUSS 1999AE** (6 hours) 6
Spanish (A-1) 4 SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120 6 SPAN 3999AE** (6 hours) 6
Spanish (B) 4 SPAN 1010, SPAN 1020 10 SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120 6
Theatre 4 THTR 1001 3 THTR 1001, THTR1999AE** (3 hours) 6

Note 1: Students must meet the major department’s laboratory proficiency standards before enrolling in additional laboratory courses.

Note 2: Computer science majors who demonstrate proficiency in C++ programming will receive credit that substitutes for CSCI 1410. Business majors will receive credit that substitutes for ISMG 2200.

Note 3: Computer science majors who demonstrate proficiency in C++ programming will receive credit that substitutes for CSCI 1410 and CSCI 2421. Business majors will receive credit that substitutes for ISMG 2200 and three elective credits.

Note 4: Not acceptable unless part of minimum 24 hours awarded with diploma.

Note 5: Placement in MATH 1130 recommended for score of 4 or better.

 

*College credit for courses and/or from exam (IB,AP,CLEP, etc.) evaluated as similar or identical to courses appearing on the CU Denver transcript

is considered duplicate credit.  Unless approved otherwise, credit may be applied only once toward CU Denver graduation requirements.

Other IB exams may be considered for credit with a minimum score of 4.

**1999AE courses apply as generic credit in the department of the exam subject area.

CU Denver School Code:
01398


Send Official Score Reports To:
CU Denver Office of Admissions
Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364


Official Score Reports and Information May Be Obtained By Contacting:
International Baccalaureate Organization
Telephone: 301-202-3025
Website: www.ibo.org
E-mail: transcripts.ibna@ibo.org