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Queen's University
 

Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science

International Baccalaureate Course Equivalencies 

Transfer credits will be granted for Higher Level courses with a final grade of 5 or greater (except where otherwise noted). Students are eligible to receive a maximum total of 6 credit units in Performance Arts & Language and / or Humanities and Social Science electives. 

Note: There are a number of courses for which Queen's does not grant credit, regardless of a student's score.  Those courses are English, Business Management, Design and Technology, Theatre, Visual Art and World Religions.  Also, no credit is currently granted for Theory of Knowledge or the Extended Essay.  

TRANSFER CREDITS AVAILABLE - CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 
(April 2014)

Higher Level Course  Queen's Equivalent Course  Queen's Weight  Comments: Exclusions, Exemptions, etc. 
Biology  ---  ---  To be determined upon declaration of discipline in second year. 
Chemistry  APSC 132 3.5 credit units  Score of 6 or higher required in order to be eligible.
Chinese (A2)  Performance Arts & Language  6 credit units   
Classical Languages  Performance Arts & Language  6 credit units   
Computer Science  APSC 142  3 credit units Score of 6 or higher required in order to be eligible.
Dance  Performance Arts & Language  3 credit units  
Economics  Humanities and Social Science Electives  6 credit units   
English (A1 & A2)  No credit. (Effective September 2011)

 
Environmental Systems  No credit.  ---   
Film  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   
French (A1, A2 or B)  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   
Geography  Humanities and Social Science Electives   6 credit units   
German (Language A2)  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   
History  Humanities and Social Science Electives   6 credit units   
Information Technology  No credit.  ---   
Mathematics  APSC 171  3.5 credit units  Score of 6 or higher required in order to be eligible.
Music  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   
Philosophy  Humanities and Social Science Electives   6 credit units   
Physics  APSC 111  3.5 credit units  Score of 6 or higher required in order to be eligible.
Psychology  Humanities and Social Science Electives   6 credit units   
Spanish & Italian (Language B)  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   
Language X (Language B)  Performance Arts & Language   6 credit units   

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