International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Credit

IB Exam Score Semester Units Allowed CSUN Course Equivalent General Education Plan R Application
Art/Design HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Arts and Humanities
Biology HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Natural Science with Lab
Business and Management HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency Elective (No GE placement)
Chemistry HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Natural Science with Lab
Economic HL 4,5 6 units ECON 160 and 161 6 GE Social Science
English A1 HL 4,5 6 units and 255 3 units GE Basic Subjects
Written Comp/
 3 units GE Arts and Humanities
English A2 HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Basic Subjects Written
Composition
Geography HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Social Science
Language A1 HL
(any Foreign Language)
4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Comparative Cultural Studies
Language A2 HL
(any Foreign Language)
4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Comparative Cultural Studies
Film HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Arts and Humanities
Language B HL
(any Foreign Language)
4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Comparative Cultural Studies
History Americas HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Social Science or U.S. History
History Asia/OCE HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Social Science or Comparative
Cultural Studies
History of Europe HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Social Science or Comparative
Cultural Studies
Language A: Literature HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Comparative Cultural Studies
Language A: Language & Literature HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Comparative Cultural Studies
Mathematics HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Basic Skills Mathematics
Music HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Arts and Humanities
Philosophy HL 4,5 6 units PHIL 150  6 units GE Arts and Humanities
Physics HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Natural Science
Psychology HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Social Science
Sociology HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Social Science
Theatre HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency  6 units GE Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts HL 4,5 6 units No equivalency 6 units GE Arts and Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional courses at appropriate level and score may be accepted upon review. Contact the Office of International Admissions and Evaluations for more information at (818) 677-3760.