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International Baccalaureate

In recognition of the International Baccalaureate’s holistic approach to education and the preparation that IB students receive for higher education, Arkansas State University offers up to 30 credits for the successful completion of IB courses. Find out more information on the criteria to apply to A-State, below. We look forward to welcoming you to the Red Wolf Pack!


Benefits of joining A-State as an IB student!

  • Language learning opportunities that include Spanish, French, Arabic, German and Chinese
  • IB transferrable credits
  • Involvement with 200+ student organizations
  • And more! A-State as an IB student!

Scholarships as an IB student

  • What Do We Accept?

    Credit indicated are for scores of 4 or better at the “Higher Level”. Students must indicate that they would like official test scores sent to A-State. The official International Baccalaureate Certificate is required in order to award credit. Our college code is 6011 for those wishing to send their scores.


    IB Course

    A-State Course

    Fine Arts Visual

    ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual


    BIOL 1003, BIOL 1001 Biological Science and Lab


    ECON 2313 Principles of Microeconomics

    Economics and Society

    GENL 2000 Transfer Credit

    English Composition I

    ENG 1003 Composition I

    English Composition II

    ENG 1013 Composition II


    ENG 2003 Intro to Lit Western World I

    English Composition I and II

    ENG 1003 Composition I and ENG 1013 Composition II

    French I

    FR 1013 Elementary French I and FR 1023 Elementary French II

    History of Americas I

    HIST 2763 The United States to 1876

    History of Europe / ME

    NE 1000 Transfer Credit not Equivalent

    History of the Americas I and II

    HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 and HIST 2773 The United States since 1876

    Business Management

    MGMT L123 LL Principles of Management

    Music So Perf

    GENL 1000 Transfer Credit


    PHIL 1103 Introduction to Philosophy


    PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology

    Spanish I

    SPAN 1013 Elementary Spanish I

    Spanish I

    SPAN 1013 Elementary Spanish I and SPAN 1023 Elementary Spanish II


    Start Your Application

    Arkansas State University would love you to be a part of a community in which you will be inspired to make your impact on the world. We cannot wait to welcome you to your home away from home.


    For questions regarding your application, contact: csears@astate.edu as your IB representative!