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International Baccalaureate Exams

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Students who pass the higher level International Baccalaureate exams with scores of 5, 6, or 7 will receive college credit that is commensurate with both the score and coursework.

Students who earn a score of 4 on the higher level International Baccalaureate exams will receive 3 units of elective credit.

International Baccalaureate test results should be sent directly from the International Baccalaureate Organization to Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles, Office of Admissions.

IB Higher Level EXAMScoreUnits AwardedFULFILLMENT*

Art

Visual Art  5,6,7 3 units elective
Dance  5,6,7 3 units elective

Business

Business & Management  5,6,7  3 units elective 
Introductory Micro & Macro Econ  5,6,7  3 units GE 5B Community requirement 

Computer Sciences

Introductory System and Computer  5,6,7  3 units CIS I

English Composition and Literature    

English A: Language and Literature  5,6,7  6 units GE 2 Written Communication requirement (ENG 1A & 1B fulfillment)

History and Social Sciences

History of Europe and the Middle East  5,6,7  3 units GE 5C Global requirement
History of the Americas  5,6,7  3 units GE 5C Global requirement
History of Asia and Oceania  5,6,7 3 units GE 5C Global requirement 
History of Africa 5,6,7 3 units GE 5C Global requirement 
20th Century World History  5,6,7 3 units GE 5C Global requirement 
History of Medieval Europe and the Islamic World  5,6,7 3 units GE 5C Global requirement  

Languages - Foreign

French-1  6,7 4 units  
French-2  6,7 8 units GE 4 Modern Language requirement (FRE 1 & FRE 2) 
Spanish-1  6,7 4 units  
Spanish-2  6,7 8 units GE 4 Modern Language requirement (SPA 1 & SPA 2) 

Sciences and Mathematics

Biology  5,6,7 8 units BIO 1 & 2
Chemistry 5,6,7 7 units CHE 1A & CHE 1B
Physics  5,6,7  7 units PHY 1A & PHY 1B
College Mathematics  5,6,7   5-Math 5A; 6 or 7- Math 5A & Math 5B, and fulfills GE 3A Math Reasoning requirement 

Sociology

Social and Cultural Anthropology  5,6,7  3 units SOC 125

Psychology

Psychology  5,6,7 3 units PSY 1

*For catalog years prior to LACE General Education (prior to Fall 2018), please click here