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International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

Missouri S&T recognizes the International Baccalaureate Diploma for admission, granting course credit and advanced placement to students who have passed higher-level subject examinations at a satisfactory standard. Missouri S&T will not grant credit for standard- level examinations.

 

IB EXAM / MINIMUM SCORE SEMESTER HOURS MISSOURI S&T EQUIVALENCY
English/6 3 English 1120
French/5 4 French 1101
German/5 4 German 1101
Spanish/5 4 Spanish 1101
History1/5 3 History 1200 or 1310
Geography/5 3 History 2110
Economics/5 3 Economics 1100 or 1200
Philosophy/6 3 Philosophy 1105
Psychology/6 3 Psychology 1101
Cultural Anthropology/6 3 Social Science Elective
Biology/5 3 Biological Sciences 1113
Biology/6 5 Biological Sciences 1113 & 1219
Chemistry2/5 5 Chemistry 1310 & 1319
Chemistry3/6 8 Chemistry 1310, 1319 & 1320
Physics/5 3 Physics 1145
Physics/6 6 Physics 1145 & 2145
Mathematics/7 4 Math 1208 or 1214 *

1 Students must choose between History 1310 (American History since 1877) or History 1200 (Modern Western Civilization) prerequisites for different advanced courses.

2 If student enrolls and achieves a grade of C or better in Chemistry 1320.

3 If student enrolls and achieves a grade of C or better in Chemistry 1550 & 1559.

* Engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1214 (4 credit hours). Non-engineering majors will receive credit for MATH 1208 (5 credit hours).