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IB Credit

BYU–Hawaii will award transfer credits on a case-by-case basis by the academic department for students who have taken International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. On average, a score of 5 or higher is required on all HL and SL exams for credit to be extended. As of July 2012, the following IB scores have been approved by the Faculty

Group Course Required Scores (min) Credits Awarded
Group 1 Language A HL (English) 4 ENGL 101 for 3 credits
Language A SL (English) 5 ENGL 101 for 3 credits
Group 2 *Language A2 (Native)[Includes Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Dzongkha, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi,Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Malai, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Pilipino, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serb-Croat, Sesotho, Sinhalese, Siswati, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tahi, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, Zulu] SL 5 World Language Elective for 3 credits
*Language A2 (Native)[Includes Afrikaans, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Dzongkha, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Malai, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Pilipino, Polish,Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serb-Croat, Sesotho, Sinhalese, Siswati, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tahi, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh, Zulu] HL 5 World Language Elective for 6 credits
Language B (Foreign)[Includes Afrikaans, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malai, Norwegian, Persian, Pilipino, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serb-Croat, Sesotho, Sinhalese, Siswati, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu] SL 5 World Language Elective for 3 credits
Language B (Foreign)[Includes Afrikaans, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malai, Norwegian, Persian, Pilipino, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serb-Croat, Sesotho, Sinhalese, Siswati, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu] HL 5 World Language Elective for 6 credits
Spanish B HL & SL 5 SPAN 202 for 3 credits
History-Europe HL & SL 5 History Elective for 6 credits
History-Islamic HL & SL 5 History Elective for 3 credits
History-E&SE Asia HL & SL 5 History Elective for 6 credits
History Americas HL & SL 5 History Elective for 6 credits
History-Africa HL & SL 5 History Elective for 6 credits
History-W&S Asia HL & SL 5 History Elective for 6 credits
Social and Cultural Anthropology HL & SL 5 ANTH 105 for 3 credits
Economics HL 5 ECON 200 (3 credits) and ECON 201 (3 credits)
Economics SL 5 ECON Elective for 3 credits
Business and Management HL 5 BUSM Elective for 6 credits
Business and Management SL 5 BUSM Elective for 3 credits
Psychology HL 4 PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Psychology HL 5 PSYC 111 (3 credits) and PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Psychology SL 5 PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Group 4 Chemistry HL 5 CHEM 100 (3 credits) and CHEM 101 (3 credits)
Chemistry SL 5 CHEM 100 (3 credits)

*Language A2, Group 2 will not be offered as an exam after November 2012

For further inquiries, please contact the Admissions division of the Hoʻokele Department at (808) 675-3738 .