Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Students who complete International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams are eligible to receive college credit based on the exam score.  Students must sends scores to Student Records, along with a Non-Traditional Credit form.

Students may request official IB Transcripts by contacting:

IB Americas Global Centre
Attn: Transcript Officer
7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200 West
Bethesda, MD 20814
USA
Email: ibid@ibo.org
Phone: 301-202-3025

For more information on ordering transcripts please see the International Baccalaureate website.

IB Credit

To be awarded college credit, a minimum score of 5 is required for both Standard Level (SL) and Higher Level (HL).  Specific credit will be awarded based on individual exam scores using the following chart:

IB Certificate Course

Score

Standard Level (SL)

Credits

High Level (HL)

Credits

Art

5+

ART History Elective

4

ART History Elective

8

Biology

5+

BI 211

5

BI 211, 212, 213

15

Business

5+

BA Elective

4

BA Elective

4

Chemistry

5+

CH 221

5

CH 221, 222, 223

15

Computer Science

5+

CS 161

4

CS 161, 162

8

Economics

5+

EC 201

4

EC 201, 202

8

Environ Sci & Soc

5+

ESR Elective

4

ESR Elective

4

Geography

5+

GEO 1XX

4

GEO 105, 106

8

History: Africa

5+

HST 284

4

HST 284

4

History: Americas

5+

HST 201

4

HST 201, 202, 203

12

History of Asia: Middle East

5+

HST 104

4

HST 104

4

History of Asia: Oceanic

5+

HST 1XX

4

HST 1XX

4

History: Europe

5+

HST 101

4

HST 101, 102, 103

12

History: World

5+

HST Elective

4

HST Elective

12

Language A1 (English)

5+

WR 121

4

WR 121, 122 & ENG Elective

12

Chinese

5+

Foreign Language Elective

4

Foreign Language Elective

12

French A2 & B

5+

FR 103

4

FR 201, 202, 203

12

German A2 & B

5+

GER 103

4

GER 201, 202, 203

12

Japanese A2 & B

5+

JPN 103

4

JPN 201, 202, 203

12

Mandarin B

5+

Foreign Language Elective

4

Foreign Language Elective

12

Spanish A2 & B

5+

SPA 103

4

SPA 201, 202, 203

12

Swedish B

5+

Foreign Language Elective

4

Foreign Language Elective

12

Math Studies

5+

MTH 105

4

N/A

N/A

Mathematics

5+

MTH 111

5

MTH 112, 251

9

Music

5+

MUS 101

3

MUS 101, 110

7

Philosophy

5+

PHL 201

4

PHL 201, PHL 1XX

8

Physics

5+

PHY 201

4

PHY 201, 202, 203

12

Psychology

5+

PSY 201

4

PSY 201, 202

8

Social Anthropology

5+

ATH 103

4

ATH 103

4

Theatre Arts

5+

TA Elective

4

TA Elective

4

Visual Arts

5+

ART Elective

4

ART 115, 131

6