International Baccalaureate credit

Undergraduate

International Baccalaureate credit

International Baccalaureate diploma recipients who apply, are accepted and enroll at SCAD, having met or exceeded admission requirements, are awarded a scholarship of at least US$3,000 and up to US$15,000 on a score-based scale, per year of enrollment at SCAD, up to 225 attempted quarter hours, or until completion of a bachelor’s degree. This award may not be granted in addition to other academic scholarships.

Course subject

 

Minimum grade

 

Credit awarded

Biology

 

5

 

Accepted as general education elective and free elective unless student transfers in a math course for the mathematics requirement or passes a competency exam. In that case, may use as a natural sciences requirement and general education elective or free elective.

Business and Management

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Chemistry

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective unless student passes SCAD math competency exam. In this case, fulfills natural science/mathematics requirement and general education elective or free elective.

Classical Languages (Latin or Classical Greek)

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Computer Science

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Design Technology

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Economics

 

5

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective or free elective

Geography

 

5

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective or free elective

History

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Information Technology in a Global Society

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Islamic History

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Language A1 (English)

 

5

 

ENGL 123 and ENGL 124 or ENGL elective or general education elective or free elective.

Language A1

 

5

 

SPAN 101 or FREN 101 or CHIN 101 and general education elective or free elective

Language A2 (English)

 

5

 

ENGL 123 and ENGL 124 or ENGL elective or general education elective or free elective, depending on the results of the ESL interview and/or test.

Language A2

 

5

 

SPAN 101 or FREN 101 or CHIN 101 and SPAN 102 or FREN 102 or CHIN 102 or general education elective or free elective

Language B (English)

 

5

 

ENGL 123 and ENGL 124 or ENGL elective or general education elective or free elective, depending on the results of the ESL interview and/or test.

Language B

 

5

 

SPAN 101 or FREN 101 or CHIN 101 and SPAN 102 or FREN 102 or CHIN 102 or general education elective or free elective

Mathematics Higher Level

 

5

 

MATH 101 or natural science/mathematics requirement and general education elective or free elective

Music

 

5

 

General education elective and free elective

Philosophy

 

5

 

PHIL 101 and general education elective 

Physics

 

6

 

PHYS 201 and general education elective or free elective

Psychology

 

5

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective or free elective

Social and Cultural Anthropology

 

5

 

Social/behavioral science requirement and general education elective or free elective

Theatre Arts

 

6

 

MPRA 103 (with portfolio review) and studio elective or free elective

Visual Arts

 

6

 

DSGN 100 and studio elective or free elective

Awards may be granted based on the following scale.

IB diploma score 

 

SCAD scholarship amount 

27-29

 

US$3,000

30-32

 

US$5,000

33-35

 

US$6,500

36-38

 

US$8,000

39-40

 

US$10,000

41-44

 

US$15,000

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