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 scores and credits
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