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Below is a list of Credit Equivalencies for International Baccalaureate examinations (higher level only). University of Miami guidelines for International Baccalaureate credit are subject to change at any point during the academic year.

Also, please note the Cambridge International Examinations recognition details for the University of Miami:
• Cambridge International A Levels are recognized for matriculation purposes.
• Advanced standing credit is determined on a case by case basis for examinations completed with a grade of C or higher.

 HIGHER LEVEL IB EXAM MINIMUM SCORE REQUIRED UM EQUIVALENT CREDITS AWARDED
African History (higher level) 6 HIS 202 3
Arabic (higher level) 4
5
6, 7
ARB 101
ARB 101, 102
ARB 101, 102, 201
3
6
9
Art (higher level) 5, 6, 7 Placement out of ART 101 after submission and approval of portfolio NONE
Asia/Oceana History
(higher level)
6, 7 HIS 122 3
Biology (higher level) 5, 6
7
BIL 101
BIL 150/151, 160/161
3
10
Chemistry (higher level) 5, 6
7
CHM 111/113
CHM 111/113, 112/114
4
8
Chinese A1 (higher level) 4
5,
6
7
CHI 101, 102
CHI 101, 102, 201
CHI 101, 102, 201, 202
6
8
12
Computer Science
(higher level)
6, 7 CSC 120 4
Economics (higher level) 5
6, 7
ECO 211
ECO 211, 212
3
6
English (higher level) 6, 7 ENG 105, 106 6
European History
(higher level)
6 HIS 132 3
French (higher level)

4
5, 6
7

FRE 101, 102
FRE 101, 102, 211
FRE 101, 102, 211, 212
6
9
12
Geography (higher level)

6, 7

GEG 110 3
German (higher level)

4
5, 6
7

GER 101, 102
GER 101, 102, 211
GER 101, 102, 211, 212
6
9
12
History of the Americas
(higher level)
6, 7 HIS 194 3
Italian (higher level)

4
5, 6
7

ITA 101, 102
ITA 101, 102, 211
ITA 101, 102, 211, 212
6
9
12
Japanese (higher level)

4
5, 6
7

JPN 101, 102
JPN 101, 102, 201
JPN 101, 102, 201, 202
6
9
12
Latin (higher level)

4
5
6, 7

LAT 101
LAT 101, 102
LAT 101, 102, 201
3
6
9
Mathematics (higher level)

5, 6
7

MTH 171
MTH 1
71, 172
4
8
Physics (higher level) 5 PHY 101, 102 8
Portuguese (higher level)

4
5, 6
7

POR 101, 102
POR 101, 102, 211
POR 101, 102, 211, 212
6
9
12
Psychology (higher level) 5, 6, 7 PSY 110 3
Social Anthropology
(higher level)
5 APY 202 3
Spanish (higher level)

4
5
7

SPA 101, 102
SPA  101, 102, 211
SPA  101, 102, 211, 212
6
9
12

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