IB Exam Information

International Baccalaureate

Freed-Hardeman University accepts the International Baccalaureate (IB) in lieu of a high school diploma.  Credit for relevant courses will be awarded for scores of 5, 6, or 7 on the IB 7-point scale.  For students with an IB diploma, a score of 4 will be accepted for credit.  Students who have more than 33 semester hours of credit for ACT-PEP, CLEP, DSST, or IB may specify to the registrar which courses he/she wishes to have credit to his/her transcript.  

 IB Test  FHU Equivalent  Hours  Grade 

Biology SL

BIO111- Biology I   4 M
Biology HL* BIO112- Biology II   4 M
       
Business Management SL/HL  BUS241- Principles of Management    3 
       

Chemistry SL

CHE121/121L- General Chemistry I    4 
Chemistry HL  CHE122/122L- General Chemistry II    4 
       
Classical Greek SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Computer Science SL/HL  CIS161- Computer Applications    3 
       
Dance SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Design Technology SL/HL  CIS211- Intro. to Web Design    3 
       
Economics SL/HL  ECO271- Macroeconomics    3 
       
English A: Language & Lit. SL/HL  ENG101- English Comp. I    3 
  ENG225- English Lit. I   3 
       
English A: Literature SL/HL  ENG225- English Lit. I    3 
  ENG235- American Lit. I    3 
       
Film SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3
       
Foreign Language: Chinese SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: Danish SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: French SL/HL  FRE120- Conversational French    3 
       
Foreign Language: German SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3
       
Foreign Language: Hindi SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: Italian SL/HL   HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: Japanese SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: Mod. Greek SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3 
       
Foreign Language: Mandarin SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3  M
       
Foreign Language: Norwegian SL/HL  HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3  M
       
Foreign Language: Portuguese SL/HL HUM1000- Humanities Elective   3  M
       
Foreign Language: Russian SL/HL HUM1000- Humanities Elective   3 M
       
Foreign Language: Spanish SL/HL SPA131- Elementary Spanish I   3 M
  SPA132- Elementary Spanish II    3  M

     
Geography SL/HL POL251- Regional Geography   3 
       
History: Africa SL/HL GEN1000- General Elective   3 
       
History: Americas SL/HL GEN1000- General Elective   3 M
       
History: Asia and Oceania SL/HL GEN1000- General Elective   3 
       
History: Europe & Islamic World SL/HL GEN1000- General Elective    3 M
       
History: Medieval & Islamic World SL/HL  GEN1000- General Elective    3  M
       
History: 20th Century World SL/HL HIS112- World Civilization II   3  M
       
Information Global Technology SL/HL GEN1000- General Elective    3  M
       
Latin SL/HL HUM1000- Humanities Elective    3  M
       
Mathematics SL/HL  MAT101- College Algebra    3  M
       
Mathematics, Further SL/HL MAT101- College Algebra    3 
  MAT120- Precalculus    4 
       
Music SL/HL  MUS110- Music Appreciation    3  M
       
Music History SL/HL MUS311- Music  History I   3 
       
Philosophy SL/HL PHI243- Intro to Philosophy    3
       
Physics SL PHS221- General Physics I    4 
Physics HL PHS222- General Physics II    4
       
Political Thought SL/HL POL231- American Government I    3 M
       
Psychology SL/HL  PSY210- General Psychology    3 
       
Social and Cultural Anthropology SL/HL  SOC241- General Sociology    3 
       
Theatre SL/HL  THE261- Theatre Appreciation    3 
       
 Visual Arts SL/HL ART110- Art Appreciation    3 M
       

* Passing a course that was taken at the higher level (HL) awards credit for both SL and HL equivalencies when applicable.