International Baccalaureate (IB) Program<

Get university credit for high school curriculum

Still in high school? Consider jump starting your college career by taking eligible advanced level International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, and earn Lewis credit hours by earning a minimum IB exam score.

Subject Areas
Lewis Credit
Required Higher Level (HL) Score
Credit Hours Earned
Language A1

Humanities Gen Ed – 06-220
Topics in Literature

5
3
Language A2
Foreign Language Elective – 21-2XX
Second Year Target Language I**
5
3
Language B
Foreign Language Elective – 21-1XX
First Year Target Language I**
5
3
Classical Greek
Foreign Language Elective – 21-129
First Year Classical Greek I**
5
3
Latin
Foreign Language Elective – 21-270
First Year Latin I**
5
3
Economics
Economics Gen Ed – 04-200
Macroeconomics
5
3
Geography
Sociology Elective – 20-106
Topics in Sociology
5

3

(Modern) History
Humanities Gen Ed – 09-106
Topics in History
5
3
Islamic History
History Elective – 09-106
Topics in History
5
3
Information Technology in a Global Society
Sociology Elective – 20-106
Topics in Sociology
5
3
Philosophy
Humanities Gen Ed – 15-110
Intro to Philosophy
5
3
Psychology
Social Science Gen Ed – 26-100
General Psychology
5
3
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Sociology Elective – 20-106
Topics in Sociology
5
3
Biology
Science Gen Ed – 02-100
Intro to Biology
5
3
Chemistry
Science Gen Ed – 03-110
General Chemistry I**
5
4
Physics
Science Gen Ed – 17-120
Integrated Science 1
5
3
Mathematics
Mathematics Gen Ed – 13-120<br>
Mathematical Analysis
5
4
Computer Science
Computer Science Elective – 70-200
Programming
5
3
Music
Fine Arts Gen Ed – 14-110
Music for the Listener
5
3
Theatre Arts
Fine Arts Gen Ed – 22-135
Intro to Theatre Experience
5
3
Visual Arts
Fine Arts Gen Ed – 01-241
Art Appreciation
5
3

In order to determine eligibility for Lewis credit based on IB exam scores earned, please have your official IB exam scores sent directly to Lewis, or included on an official high school transcript.

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