CSU Student Transfer

International Baccalaureate (IB)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Passing Score Minimum Semester Credits Earned1 Semester Credits Toward GE Breadth Certification American Institutions and/or GE Breadth Area 2 Removal Date for
GE Breadth
IB Biology HL
5 6 3 B2
IB Chemistry HL
5 6 3 B1
IB Economics HL
5 6 3 D2
IB Geography HL
5 6 3 D5
IB History (any region) HL
5 6 3 C2 or D6
IB Language A Literature HL
4 6 3 C2
IB Language A Language and Literature HL
4 6 3 C2
IB Language A1 (any language) HL
4 6 3 C2 F13
IB Language A2 (any language) HL
4 6 3 C2 F13
IB Language B (any language) HL8
4 6 0 n/a
IB Mathematics HL
4 6 3 B4
IB Physics HL
5 6 3 B1
IB Psychology HL
5 3 3 D9
IB Theatre HL
4 6 3 C1

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