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Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination

Great Basin College Admissions and Records Office grants credit and assigns a grade of S for IB higher level examinations passed with scores of 4,5,6, or 7. Credit is granted for the standard level examinations listed below, with a score of 5 or more.

The applicability of IB credits towards satisfying specific major/degree requirements is determined by individual departments. The following examinations have been determined to have GBC course equivalence:

EXAMINATION SCORE GBC EQUIVALENT CREDIT GRANTED
Anthropology (Social/Cultural) 4+ ANTH Elective 3
Biology 4 or 5 BIOL 100* 3
Biology 6 or 7 BIOL 190 and BIOL 191* 6
Business Management 4+ BUS 101 3
Chemistry 5 CHEM 121* 3
Chemistry 6 or 7 CHEM 121 and CHEM 122* 6
Computer Science 5, 6 or 7 CS 135 3
Economics 4 or 5 ECON 102 3
Economics 6 or 7 ECON 102 and 103 6
English (Lang A1) 4 ENG 101 3
English (Lang A1) 5, 6 or 7 ENG 101 and ENG Elective 6
French Language 4 or 5 FREN 211 3
French Language 6 or 7 FREN 211 and FREN 212 6
Geography 5+ GEOG 106 3
German Language 4, 5, 6 or 7 HUM Elective 9
History of Africa 5+ HIST Elective 6
History of the Americas 5+ HIST 101 and HIST Elective** 6
History of Europe 5+ HIST 105 and 106 6
History of Islam 5+ GEOG Elective 3
Info Tech in Global Society 5+ IS Elective 3
Mathematics 5, 6 or 7 MATH 181 4
Music 5+ MUS Elective 3
Philosophy 4+ PHIL 101 3
Physics 5 PHYS 151* 3
Physics 6 or 7 PHYS 151 and PHYS 152* 6
Political Science (Global Politics) 5, 6 or 7 PSC 231 3
Psychology 4+ PSY101 3
Spanish Language 5, 6 or 7 SPAN 211 and 212 6
Theatre Arts 5+ THTR 100 3
Visual Arts 4+ ART Elective 3
STANDARD LEVEL EXAMS
French Language 5+ FREN 111 and 112 6
German Language 5+ HUM Elective 6
Japanese Language 5+ HUM Elective 6
Physics 5+ PHYS 100* 3
Spanish Language 5+ SPAN 111 and 112 6

*Does not meet General Education lab science requirement.

**By taking PSC 100, you may receive credit for HIST 102.

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Great Basin College
Admissions & Records Office  
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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