International Baccalaureate Diploma

Sul Ross State University recognizes the value of the International Baccalaureate program and has approved the granting of credit for the IB Higher level exams when a score of 5 or higher is obtained. Credit will be granted for the following Higher level exams: Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, English, French, Geography, German, History, Music, philosophy, physics, Psychology, and Spanish. SRSU will grant limited credit for Standard level exams when a score of 4 or more is obtained. A maximum of 28 hours will be awarded from the IB Diploma. The hours will only be awarded from the International Baccalaureate transcript. An Official IB transcript must be sent to Sul Ross State University.

Grades accepted: 7 & 6 = A, 5 = B for Higher Exams Only

Higher Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
Biology 8 BIOL 1311/1111, 1313/1113 BIOL 1311/1111, BIOL 1313/1113
Business & Organization 6 FIN 3340, MGT 3360 N/A
Chemistry 8 CHEM 1311/1111, 1312/1112 CHEM 1111, 1311, 1112,1312
Economics 6 ECO 2301, 2302 ECON 2301, 2302
English 6 ENGL 1301, 1302 ENGL 1301, 1302
French 8 FREN 1411, 1412 FREN 1411, 1412
German 8 Language Requirement GERM 1411, 1412
Geography 3 GEOG 1302 GEOG 1303
History 6 HIST 1301, 1302 HIST 1301, 1302
Music 3 MUS 1308 MUSI 1308
Philosophy 3 PHIL 1301 PHIL 1301
Physics 8 PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102 PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102
Psychology 3 PSY 1302  
Spanish 8 SPAN 1411, 1412 SPAN 1411, 1412

Grades accepted: 7 or 6 = A, 5 = B for the following:

Standard Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
Art 3 ART 1301 ART 1301
Economics 6 ECON 2301, 2302 ECON 2301, 2302
Music 3 MUS 1308 MUSI 1308
Theatre 3 THEA 1310 DRAM 1310

Grades accepted: 7 or 6 only for the following:

Standard Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
Biology 8 BIOL 1311/1111, 1313/1113 BIOL 1311/1111, BIOL 1313/1113
Chemistry 8 CHEM 1311/1111, 1312/1112 CHEM 1111, 1311, 1112, 1312
Computer Science 3 CS 1301 COSC 1301
Mathematical Studies 6 MATH 1314, 1316 MATH 1314, 1316
Mathematical Studies 7 MATH 1316, 2413 MATH 1316,2413
Physics 8 PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102 PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102

Grades accepted: 7 & 6 =A, 5 = B for the following:

Standard Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
Philosophy 3 PHIL 1301 PHIL 1301
Psychology 3 PSY 1302  

Grades accepted: 5 or 4 = credit for the following:

Standard Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
French 8 FREN 1411, 1412 FREN 1411, 1412
German 8 Language Requirement GERM
Spanish 8 SPAN 1411, 1412 SPAN 1411, 1412

Grades accepted: 7 or 6 = credit for the following:

Standard Exam Credit Hours Equivalent SRSU Course Texas Common Course Number
French 14 FREN 1411, 1412, 2311,2312 FREN 1411, 1412, 2311,2312
German 14 Language Requirement GERM 1411, 1412, 2311, 2312
Spanish 14 SPAN 1411, 1412, 2311,2312 SPAN 1411, 1412, 2311,2312

To Request the International Baccalaureate transcript call (212) 696-4464 or write to:
International Baccalaureate North America
200 Madison Avenue, Suite 2007
New York, NY 10016

The Transcript should be sent to:
Sul Ross State University
Center for Enrollment Services
SRSU Box C-2
Alpine, TX 79832