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International Baccalaureate

Students who took International Baccalaureate exams may receive advanced credit for scores in Higher Level and Standard Level exams. Use the table below to find credit awarded by UNM for your exam and score.

IB exam score equivalents & credits are subject to change.

Higher Level Examinations

ExamScoreUNM Course EquivalentUNM Credit
Art/Design4Art Studio General Elective3
Biology4BIOL 121 & 1228 Total (4 each)
Chemistry6CHEM 121 & 123L4
Chemistry7CHEM 121, 123L & 1227 Total (3,1,3)
Economics4ECON 105 & 1066 Total (3 each)
English5ENGL 110 & 1206 Total (3 each)
English4ENGL 1103
French4FREN 101 & 1026 Total (3 each)
Geography4GEOG 101 & 1026 Total (3 each)
German4GRMN 301 & 3026 Total (3 each)
History Americas4HIST 300 & 300 level elective6 Total (3 each)
History4HIST 101 & 1026 Total (3 each)
Latin4LATN 303 & 3046 Total (3 each)
Mathematics4MATH 162 & 1638 Total (4 each)
Philosophy4PHIL 201 & 2026 Total (3 each)
Physics4PHYC 160, 161, & 2629 Total (3 each)
Physical Science4PHYC 102 & CHEM 1116 Total (3 each)
Portugese A4PORT 311 & 3126 Total (3 each)
Portugese B4PORT 201 & 2026 Total (3 each)
Psychology4PSY 1053
Russian4RUSS 101 & 1026 Total (3 each)
Social Anthropology4ANTH 130 & 2306 Total (3 each)
Spanish A4SPAN 301 & 3026 Total (3 each)
Spanish B4SPAN 101 & 1026 Total (3 each)
Swahili4Modern Language General Elective3
Theater Arts4THEA 1053

Standard Division - Minimum score of 6

Standard LevelScoreCourse EquivalentUNM Credit
Art Design6ARTS 100 Level general credit3
French6FREN 1013
Math Studies6MATH 121 & 1296 (3 each)
Theater Arts6THEA 100 level general credit3

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