International Baccalaureate exams

Exam name Requirements fulfilled
Art/Design One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Biology Biology 1A/1AL and Biology 1B
Chemistry Chemistry 1A/1AL
Classical Greek One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Computer Science CompSci 61B, if student completes CS47B at UCB
Economics One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
English Literature Entry Level Writing/Reading and Composition A
English Language and Literature One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
European History One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
French A1, A2 or B One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Geography One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
German A1, A2 or B One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Global Politics One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
History of the Americas One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Latin One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Mandarin One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Math Math 1A and Math 1B
Music One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Philosophy One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Physics None
Portuguese A1, A2 or B One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Spanish A1, A2 or B One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences
Theater One lower division Humanities/Social Sciences

 

Notes:

  • IB credit will not be awarded if the test is taken after enrolling at UC Berkeley.
  • No duplication of credit will be given for IB, AP, A-Level exams. 
  • No credit is given for IB Subsidiary or Standard Level exams.
  • IB Higher Level exams completed with a grade of 5, 6 or 7 are awarded 5.3 semester units of work, unless completed as part of the diploma, whereby a maximum 20 units is awarded.