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Earn Credit by Examination

International Baccalaureate (HL IB)

Students may receive credit by examination for achieving acceptable scores on the High Level International Baccalaureate (HL IB) examinations. Test scores should be sent to the Registrar's Office at University of North Carolina Wilmington for placement and credit evaluation. UNCW only accepts certain exams of the "High Level". Listed below are the various High Level International Baccalaureate (HL IB) examinations, UNC Wilmington course equivalents, credit awarded and required minimum scores.

HL IB Exam UNCW Course(s)
Credit Hours
Min Score
Anthropology ANT 206
3
5
Biology BIO 105
4
5
Chemistry CHM 101
4
5
CHM 101, 102
8
6
Computer Science CSC 112
3
5
Dance THR 001 (elective) 3 5
Economics ECN 221, ECN 222
6
6
English ENG 110
3
5
ENG 101, 110
6
6
ENG 103, 110
6
7
Environmental Science EVS 195, EVSL195
4
5
Film in English FST 110 3 5
French FRH 101
3
5
FRH 101, 102
6
6
Geography GGY 140
3
5
German GER 201, 202
6
5
European History HST 102
3
5
American History HST 105
3
5
Info Tech in a Global Society CIT 110, 275 6 5
Latin LAT 101, 102 6 5
Math MAT 161
4
5
Further Math No longer accepted as of 9/2/2008
Music MUS 106 3 5
Philosophy PAR 101
3
5
Physics PHY 101, 102
8
5
Psychology PSY 105
3
5
Spanish SPN 201, 202
6
5
Theatre THR 001 (elective) 3 5
Visual Arts ART 001 (elective)
3
5
UNCW Courses
Credit Hours
Min Score
2 Year Business Diploma Programme ACG 201, FIN 335, INB 300, MGT 350, MKT 340
15
Pass

(last updated Nov 2015)