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College Catalog 2014-15

IB Exam Scores

Catalog: IB Exam Scores

International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination Scores and General Education (GE) Credit at Cosumnes River College

NOTE TO TRANSFER STUDENTS: CSU-GE Breadth and IGETC are General Education patterns. These examination results may be used differently at specific 4-year colleges/universities. It is important for you to see a Counselor to discuss the use of IB examinations at the college or university to which you intend to transfer.

IB Exam CRC AA/AS Area CSU GE Area IGETC Area
(UC/CSU)
GE AREA SCORES UNITS GE AREA SCORES GE CERT
UNITS
TRANSFER
UNITS¹
COURSES SCORES UNITS
IB Biology HL Natural Science (IV) 5, 6, 7 3 Area B2 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 5B
(No lab credit)
5, 6, 7 3
IB Chemistry HL Natural Science (IV) 5, 6, 7 3 Area B1 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 5A (No lab credit) 5, 6, 7 3
IB Economics HL Social and Behavioral
Sciences (Vb)
5, 6, 7 3 Area D 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 4 5, 6, 7 3
IB Geography HL Social and Behavioral
Sciences (Vb)
5, 6, 7 3 Area D 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 4 5, 6, 7 3
IB History (any region) HL Social and Behavioral
Sciences (Vb)
OR
Humanities (I)
5, 6, 7 3 Area C2 or D* 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 3B or 4* 5, 6, 7 3
IB Language A1**
(any language,
except English) HL
N/A 5, 6, 7 N/A N/A 4, 5, 6, 7     Area 3B and 6A 5, 6, 7 3
IB Language A2** (any language,
except English ) HL
N/A 5, 6, 7 N/A N/A 4, 5, 6, 7     Area 3B and 6A 5, 6, 7 3
IB Language A1 (any language) HL Humanities (I) 5, 6, 7 3 Area C2 4, 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 3B 5, 6, 7 3
IB Language A2 (any language) HL Humanities (I) 5, 6, 7 3 Area C2 4, 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 3B 5, 6, 7 3
IB Language B ** (any language) HL N/A 5, 6, 7 N/A N/A 4, 5, 6, 7   6 Area 6A 5, 6, 7 3
IB Mathematics HL Language and Rationality (IIb) 5, 6, 7 3 Area B4 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 2A 5, 6, 7 3
IB Physics HL Natural Science (IV) 5, 6, 7 3 Area B1  5, 6, 7 3 6 5A (No lab credit) 5, 6, 7 3
IB Psychology HL Social and Behavioral
Sciences (Vb)
5, 6, 7 3 Area D  5, 6, 7 3 3 Area 4 5, 6, 7 3
IB Theatre HL Humanities (I) 5, 6, 7 3 Area C1  4, 5, 6, 7 3 6 Area 3A 5, 6, 7 3

* IB exam may be used to fulfill either area, regardless of how the course is used for CRC AA/AS GE.
** The IB curriculum offers language at various levels for native and non-native speakers. Language B courses are offered at the intermediate level for non-native speakers. Language A1 and A2 are advanced courses in literature for native and non-native speakers, respectively.
¹These units are counted for eligibility for admissions to the CSU, and should not be confused with the unit values applied toward GE Certification.