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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 CourseRequired Scores (min)Credits Awarded
Group 1Language A HL (English)4ENGL 101 for 3 credits
Language A SL (English)5ENGL 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] SL5WLNG 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] HL5WLNG 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, Polishy, Portuguese, Russian, Serb-Croat, Sesotho, Sinhalese, Siswati, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turksih, Urdu] SL5WLNG 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] HL5WLNG Elective for 6 credits
Spanish B HL & SL5SPAN 301 for 3 credits
History-Europe HL & SL5HIST Elective for 6 credits
History-Islamic HL & SL5HIST Elective for 3 credits
History-E&SE Asia HL & SL5HIST Elective for 6 credits
History Americas HL & SL5HIST Elective for 6 credits
History-Africa HL & SL5HIST Elective for 6 credits
History-W&S Asia HL & SL5HIST Elective for 6 credits
Social and Cultural Anthropology HL & SL5ANTH 105 for 3 credits
Economics HL5ECON 200 (3 credits) and ECON 201 (3 credits)
Economics SL5ECON Elective for 3 credits
Business and Management HL5BUSM Elective for 6 credits
Business and Management SL5BUSM Elective for 3 credits
Psychology HL4PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Psychology HL5PSYC 111 (3 credits) and PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Psychology SL5PSYC Elective (3 credits)
Group 4Chemistry HL5CHEM 100 (3 credits) and CHEM 101 (3 credits)
Chemistry SL5CHEM 100 (3 credits)

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

For further inquiries, please contact Rose Perez, Domestic Admissions Analyst in the Admissions Office at (808) 675-3369.