Academic Catalogs

International Baccalaureate

Students can earn International Baccalaureate (IB) credit with minimum score of 5 except where noted.1

Exam Coastline Associate Degree GE Area CSU GE Area CSU Min. Units Earned Toward Transfer IGETC Area UC Sem. Units Earned Toward Transfer
Biology HL B 3 units B2 3 units 6 units 5B (without lab) 3 units 5.3 units
Chemistry HL B 3 units B1 3 units 6 units 5A (without lab) 3 units 5.3 units
Economics HL D 3 units D2 3 units 6 units 4B 3 units 5.3. units
Geograpy HL D 3 units D5 3 units 6 units 4E 3 units 5.3 units
History (any region) HL D 3 units C2 or D6 3 units 6 units 3B or 4F 3 units 5.3 units
Language A: Literature (any language, except English) HL C 3 units C21 3 units 6 units1 3B and 6A 3 units 5.3 units
Language A: Language and Literature (any language, except English) HL C 3 units 6 units1 6 units1 3B and 6A 3 units 5.3 units
Language A: Literaure (any language) HL C 3 units C21 2 3 units 6 units1 2 3B 3 units 5.3 units
Language A: Language and Literature (any language) HL C 3 units C21 2 3 units 6 units1 2 3 B 3 units 5.3. units
Language B (any language) HL C 3 units N/A 6 units1 6A 3 units 5.3 units
Mathematics HL A3 3 units B41 3 units 6 units1 2A 3 units 5.3 units
Physics HL B 3 units B1 3 units 6 units 5A (without lab) 3 units 5.3 units
Psychology HL D 3 units D9 3 units 3 4I 3 units 5.3 units
Theatre HL C 3 units C11 3 units 6 units1 3A 3 units 5.3 units

CSU GE: The IB examinations may be incorporated into the certification of CSU General Education-Breadth requirements by any certifying institution. All CSU campuses will accept the minimum units shown and apply them toward fulfillment of the designated General Education-Breadth area if the examination is included as part of a full or subject-area certification. Please note that individual CSU campuses may choose to grant more units than those specified toward completion of General Education-Breadth requirements.