IB Students

International Baccalaureate (IB) Admission Requirements


The International Baccalaureate is accepted for admission to the University of Regina, provided:

  • Passes in six subjects with three at the standard level and three at the higher level
  • Minimum 24 diploma points required
  • Faculty-specific course prerequisite must be presented at either the standard or the higher level
Faculty Required Courses
Arts, Education, Fine Arts, Social Work
  • Standard or Higher level English
Business Administration
  • Standard or Higher level English
  • Standard or Higher level Math
Engineering
  • Standard or Higher level English
  • Standard or Higher level Math
  • Standard or Higher level Chemistry
  • Standard or Higher level Physics
Kinesiology
  • Standard or Higher level English
  • Standard or Higher level Math
  • Standard or Higher level Chemistry, Biology or Physics
Nursing
  • Standard or Higher level English
  • Standard or Higher level Math
  • Standard or Higher level Biology
  • Standard or Higher level Chemistry
Science
  • Standard or Higher level English
  • Standard or Higher level Math
  • Standard or Higher level Chemistry, Physics or Biology

Official transcripts must be sent to the Admissions Office directly from the testing centre. Transcripts can be requested from:

International Baccalaureate, New York
Attn: Transcripts
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 240
New York, NY 10115
Telephone (212) 696-4464

 

IB Grade Conversion Scales

Total IB Score Percentage Range
24-26 70-74.9%
27-29 75-79.9%
30-32 80-84.9%
33-35 85-89.9%
36-41 90-94.9%
42-45

95%+

IB Grade

Percentage Grade

7 98%
6 90%
5 82%
4 73%
3 70%

Transfer Credit

Courses completed at the Higher Level with a grade of 5 or better will be considered for transfer credit. The following chart is a list of approved IB courses for which credit may be granted in accordance with your degree program. Elective credit may also be granted for other courses depending upon the course and program.

IB Course

U of R Equivalent Course

Biology Biology 100 & 101 (6 credit hours)
Chemistry Chemistry 102 and Chemistry 100 level (6 credit hours) OR Chemistry 103 and Chemistry 100 level (6 credit hours)
Computer Science Computer Science 110 and CS 115 Level (6 credit hours)
Economics Economics 100 LEVEL (6 credit hours)
English (A1) English 100 & 110 (6 credit hours)
Film Film 100 level (3 credit hours)
French The level of proficiency will be assessed by the French Department
on an individual basis.
Geography Geography 100 and Geography 100 Level (6 credit hours)
German

German 200 Level (6 credit hours). In special cases a student may wish to petition for a placement test to receive equivalent credit for either German 201 or 202 (6 credit hours).

History (various topics) History 100 Level (6 credit hours)
Information Technology in a Global Society

Sociology 225 (3 credit hours)

Mathematics Mathematics 110 & Statistics 100 (6 credit
hours)
Music

1. Students in an area other than Music will receive credit for Music 100 and Music 100 Level (6 credit hours).

2. Students entering BMusEd or BMus programs will be assessed on an individual basis by the Fine Arts Admissions & Studies Committee in consultation with faculty members in the specific areas.

Philosophy Philosophy 100 and Philosophy 100 Level (6 credit hours)
Physics Physics 109 & 119 (6 credit hours)
Psychology Psychology 101 and 102 (6 credit hours)
Theatre Arts Theatre 100 (3 credit hours)
Visual Arts Art 220 (3 credit hours)

For further information about the IB Program visit:
http://www.ibo.org