Dec 11, 2019  
Transfer Course Guide 
    
Transfer Course Guide

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme


Instructions for Obtaining IB Credit

The IB provides an official transcript of grades for the Diploma Programme (DP).  It is an official copy of an IB candidate’s results.  For IB credit to be considered, the IB candidate must request that an official copy of his or her IB transcript be sent directly to the Office of Academic Records at SWU (PO Box 1020, Central, SC, 29630).

Curriculum

Credit-Granting Grades

Credit Hours

SWU Course Equivalency

Language and Literature

     
Language A:literature (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours ENGL 1003 *
Language A:language and literature (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours ENGL 1003 *
Literature and performance (SL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives

Language Acquisition

     
Language ab initio (SL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Language B (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Latin or Classical Greek (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives

Individuals and Societies

     
Business management (HL only) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours MGMT 2013  
Economics (HL only) 4, 5, 6, or 7 8 hours ECON 2053 * and ECON 2063 *
Geography (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Global Politics (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
History (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours History electives
Information technology in a global society (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Philosophy (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours PHIL 3003  
Psychology (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours PSYC 2003 *
Social and cultural anthropology (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours SOSC 2003 *
World religions (SL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours RELG 2123  

Sciences

     
Biology (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 8 hours BIOL 1004 * and BIOL 1014 *
Computer science (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 3 hours CPSC 1103 *
Chemistry (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 8 hours CHEM 1004 *  and CHEM 1054  
Design technology (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Environmental systems and societies (SL) 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Physics (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 8 hours PHYS 2044 *  and PHYS 2054 *
Sports, excercise and health science (SL and HL) 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives

Mathematics

     
Mathematics (SL) 5, 6, or 7 8 hours MATH 2504 * and MATH 2514 *
Mathematics (HL) 5, 6, or 7 8 hours MATH 2504 *  and MATH 2514 *

The Arts

     
Dance (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Music (SL and HL) solo or group performing 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours Music electives
Film (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Theatre (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives
Visual arts (SL and HL) 4, 5, 6, or 7 3 hours General electives

*Indicates course may meet Core Curriculum or General Education Requirement.

IB Credit and subsequent SWU course equivalencies are subject to change without official notice to students.

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