Diploma candidates must take at least one IB course and exam in English, World Languages, Science, Social Studies, and Math. The sixth exam may be in a Fine Art or may be a second exam in one of the five prior areas. Only two SL exams of any kind may be taken in the 11th grade. Please remember that while Fine Arts can be waived for the IB Diploma, it is required for college admission.

 ACADEMIC AREA

 TEST CATEGORY

 1. English 

EN652A/B - IB English: Language and Literature HL 1

EN661A/B - IB English: Language and Literature HL 2

Higher Level Only

 2. Social Studies 

BU651A/B - IB Business Management SL

BU652A/B - IB Business Management HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

SS650A/B - IB History of the Americas HL 1

SS655A/B - IB History HL 2

Higher Level Only

SS670A/B - IB Psychology SL

Standard Level Only

SS661A/B - IB World Religions SL

Standard Level Only

SS672A/B - IB Economics SL

Standard Level Only

 3. World Languages

FO650A/B - IB French SL

FO655A/B - IB French HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

FO660A/B - IB Japanese SL

FO661A/B - IB Japanese HL 

Higher and
Standard Levels

FO674A/B - IB Mandarin Chinese SL

FO675A/B - IB Mandarin Chinese HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

FO670A/B - IB Spanish SL

FO671A/B - IB Spanish HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

 4. Science

SC650A/B - IB Biology HL 1

SC655A/B - IB Biology HL 2

Higher Level Only

SC660A/B - IB Chemistry SL 1

Standard Level Only

CO650A/B - IB Computer Science SL

CO651A/B - IB Computer Science HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

SC680A/B - IB Environmental Systems & Society SL

Standard Level Only

SC670A/B - IB Physics HL 1

SC675A/B - IB Physics HL 2

Higher Level Only

SC682A/B - IB Exercise Science SL

Standard Level Only

5. Mathematics

MT664A/B- IB Math Analysis and Approaches SL 1

MT665A/B - IB Math Analysis and Approaches SL 2

Standard Level Only

MT649A/B - IB Math Analysis and Approaches HL 1

MT650A/B - IB Math Analysis and Approaches HL 2

Higher Level Only

6. Fine Arts (Select one)

AR651A/B - IB Film SL

Standard Level Only

8MUS03/05 - IB Music SL Seminar

Standard Level Only

ART670/672 - IB Theatre Arts SL

ART671/673 - IB Theatre Arts HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

AR650A/B - IB Visual Arts SL

AR652A/B - IB Visual Arts HL

Higher and
Standard Levels

 

Additional Requirements for the Full Diploma

  • An extended essay of approximately 4,000 words in one of the approved, extended essay subjects.

  • Theory of Knowledge, a philosophy course taken during both grades 11 and 12 of the IB Diploma.

  • A balanced two-year program of creativity, activity and service (CAS) completed and documented beginning in September of the 11th grade.