IB Exam Subject and Level IB Exam Score UMGC Credits Awarded
Biology (Higher-Level)

5

4 lower-level elective credits

Biology (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

BIOL 103 (4 credits) and 4 lower-level biology elective credits

Business Management (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

BMGT 110 (3 credits)

Business Management (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

BMGT 110 (3 credits)

Chemistry (Higher-Level)

5

CHEM 103 (4 credits)

Chemistry (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

CHEM 103 (4 credits) and 2 lower-level chemistry elective credits

Chemistry (Standard-Level)

5

CHEM 103 (4 credits)

Chemistry (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

CHEM 103 (4 credits) and 2 lower-level chemistry elective credits

Classical Languages: Latin (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

4 lower-level LATN elective credits

Classical Languages: Latin (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

4 lower-level LATN elective credits

Computer Science (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

3 lower-level computing elective credits

Computer Science (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Dance (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level dance elective credits

Dance (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level dance elective credits

Design Technology (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

3 lower-level elective credits

Design Technology (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Economics (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

ECON 201 (3 credits) and ECON 203 (3 credits)

Economics (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

ECON 201 (3 credits)

English A: Literature (Higher-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Environmental Systems and Societies (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Film (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level humanities elective credits

Film (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Further Mathematics (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

MATH 141 (4 credits)

Geography (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

GEOG 100 (3 credits)

Geography (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

GEOG 100 (3 credits)

Global Politics (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

3 lower-level political science elective credits

Global Politics (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

3 lower-level political science elective credits

History (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level history elective credits

History (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

History: Africa (Higher-Level)

5

3 lower-level history elective credits

History: Africa (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

6 lower-level history elective credits

History: Africa (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

History: Americas (Higher-Level)

5

3 lower-level history elective credits

History: Americas (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

HIST 156 (3 credits) and HIST 157 (3 credits)

History: Americas (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

History: Europe (Higher-Level)

5

3 lower-level European history elective credits

History: Europe (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

6 lower-level European history elective credits

History: Europe (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Mathematics (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

MATH 140 (4 credits)

Mathematics (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Music (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level music elective credits

Music (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level music elective credits

Philosophy (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

PHIL 100 (3 credits)

Philosophy (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Physics (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

PHYS 121 (4 credits) and PHYS 122 (4 credits)

Physics (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

Psychology (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

PSYC 100 (3 credits)

Psychology (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

PSYC 100 (3 credits)

Social and Cultural Anthropology (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

ANTH 102 (3 credits)

Social and Cultural Anthropology (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

ANTH 102 (3 credits)

Sports, Exercise, and Health Science (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level health elective credits

Sports, Exercise, and Health Science (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

3 lower-level health elective credits

Swahili A: Literature (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

6 lower-level humanities elective credits

Swahili A: Literature (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

4 lower-level humanities elective credits

Swahili B (Higher-Level)

6 or 7

6 lower-level Swahili elective credits

Swahili B (Standard-Level)

6 or 7

3 lower-level Swahili elective credits

Theatre (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

THET 110 (3 credits)

Theatre (Standard-Level)

5, 6, or 7

THET 110 (3 credits)

Visual Arts (Higher-Level)

5, 6, or 7

ARTT 205 (3 credits) and 3 lower-level art elective credits

Visual Arts (Standard-Level)

 N/A

Not transferable

The Fine Print

UMGC is not responsible for determining students' prior knowledge or preparation for these exams. Approval to take exams does not guarantee award of credit. Other conditions, such as the appropriate score, must be satisfied. All estimates are based on current exams. If you have taken any exams in earlier years, please contact your advisor for more information about scores and equivalencies. All information on credit by exam is subject to change without notice.