Section B: Degree & Certificate Requirements

International Baccalaureate (IB) - 360-992-2805

Clark College recognized the International Baccalaureate (IB) program as a coherent, challenging course of study and responds individually to each participant’s petition for granting of college credit. Students may be awarded credit for completing individual areas of study within the program. A minimum score of five (5) on the higher-level examination is required for consideration of credit. Standard-level examinations are not granted credit. A maximum of sixty (60) credits in IB coursework can apply to the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science – Transfer programs.

Students should have an official copy of their IB scores sent to Clark College, Attn: Credential Evaluations/GHL 108, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663. Once scores are received and reviewed, an email will be sent to the student at the Clark College student email address regarding the credits to be awarded. IB credits are posted to the transcript at the end of the term in which the scores were submitted as long as the student is enrolled in that term.

Specific department policies are listed below. Examinations completed in areas not listed below require appropriate department chair approval before credit will be granted.

The International Baccalaureate program is an applicable credit option and is subject to the restrictions listed under the Other Applicable Credit Options section in this catalog.

Mathematics
Students successfully completing the Higher Level Mathematics Exam with a minimum score of five (5) will be granted college credit for MATH& 151 (5 credits) and may register for MATH& 152 (5 credits).

Chemistry
Students successfully completing the Higher Level Chemistry Exam with a minimum score of five (5) will be granted college credit for CHEM& 141, 151, 142, 152, 143, and 153 (16 credits).

Physics
Students successfully completing the Higher Level Physics Exam with a minimum score of five (5) will be granted college credit for PHYS& 124L, 125L, 126L, 134, 135, 136 (15 credits).

English
Students successfully completing the Higher Level English A Exam with a minimum score of five (5) will be granted college credit for ENGL& 101 (5 credits).