International Baccalaureate (IB)

Students requesting Credit for Prior Learning using International Baccalaureate shall receive credit for completing a satisfactory score on a district approved high-level International Baccalaureate (IB) examination under the following circumstances:

  • Mt. San Jacinto College accepts the International Baccalaureate (IB) for pass along into the CSU and UC systems and for the MSJC General Education Option A
  • The IB is awarded by diploma or exam certificate: the diploma, with a score of 30 or above, awards 20 semester units for transfer and the certificate with scores of 5, 6 or 7 on the Higher Level exams earns 5.3 semester units at University of California
  • For General Education Breadth and/or U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals IB exams are approved for area as directed in Executive Order 1036, Section 1.2.4
  • Each campus in the University of California and the California State University systems determine how they will apply IB external examinations toward credit in the major preparation
  • Students who have earned credit from an IB exam should not take a comparable college course because transfer credit will not be granted for both
  • MSJC enforces the completion of a 12 units of credit minimum for residency and these 12 units of credit must be taken at MSJC and must be on the transcript prior to any other credit being posted. Evaluation of other transcripts can occur without residency at MSJC.

Detailed CSU and UC acceptance and charts are updated yearly and added to the MSJC catalog