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Advanced Placement & International Baccalaureate

Students who have completed post-secondary education at another accredited university or college, or who have written Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations, may be eligible for transfer credit toward their studies at UNB.

Newly admitted students who have completed AP courses in high school may be eligible for advanced standing (transfer credit) toward their studies at UNB.

To apply for transfer credit please ensure your official AP score results are mailed directly from the AP College Board to UNB. The 4-digit institution code for UNB Fredericton is 0976 and for UNB Saint John it is 9068.

AP Course Score Saint John Fredericton
Art History 3, 4 or 5 HUM 1905 Unassigned arts elective (3ch)
Biology  3, 4 or 5 BIOL 1105 BIOL 1001/1006* & BIOL 1012/1017* (grade of 4 or 5)
Calculus AB 4 or 5 MATH 1003 MATH 1003
Calculus BC 4 or 5 MATH 1003/1013 MATH 1003 & 1013
Chemistry 4 or 5 CHEM 1041/1046 & CHEM 1072/1077 or CHEM 1872 (Engineering students only) CHEM 1001/1012 & CHEM 1006/1017 (labs*)
Chinse Language & Culture 4 or 5 1st-year 6 credit hours unassigned
Comparative Government & Politics 3, 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year POLS (3ch) Unassigned POLS (3ch)
Computer Science A 3, 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year POLS (3ch) CS 1203
Economics (Micro) 3, 4 or 5 ECON 1012 ECON 1012
Economics (Macro) 3, 4 or 5 ECON 1023 ECON 1023
English Language & Composition 4 or 5 ENGL 1001 & Unassigned 1st-year ENGL (3ch) ENGL 1000
English Literature & Composition 4 or 5 ENGL 1001 & Unassigned 1st-year ENGL (3ch) ENGL 1000
Environmental Science 3, 4 or 5 ENVS 2003 ENVS 2003
European History 4 or 5 HIST 1101/2101 6 credit hours unassigned
French Language  4 or 5 FR 1304/2304 6 credit hours unassigned
German Language & Culture 3, 4 or 5 GER 1003 Unassigned GER (3ch)
Human Geography 3, 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year GEOG (3ch) 3 credit hours unassigned
Italian Language & Culture 4 or 5 1st-year HUM (6ch) Unassigned CCS (6ch)
Japanese Language & Culture 4 or 5 1st-year HUM (6ch) Unassigned JPNS (3ch)
Latin 3, 4 or 5 6 credit hours unassigned
Physics 1 & Physics 2 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year Physics (6ch) + Labs where applicable  Unassigned 1st-year Physic (6ch) + Labs where applicable 
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism  4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year Physics (6ch) + Labs where applicable Approved FR
Physics C: Mechanics 4 or 5 Unassigned 1sy-year Physics (6ch) + Labs where applicable Approved FR
Psychology 4 or 5 PSYC 1003/1004 PSYC 1013/PSYC 1023
Research 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year HUM (3ch) Unassigned 1st-year Arts
Seminar 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year HUM (3ch) Unassigned 1st-year Arts
Spanish Language & Culture 4 or 5 SPAN 1203/1204 SPAN 1203/1204
Spanish Literature & Culture 4 or 5  SPAN 2203/2204 SPAN 2203/1204
Statistics 4 or 5 Unassigned 1st-year STAT (3ch) STAT 2263
United States Government & Politics 3, 4 or 5 1st-year POLS (3ch) Unassigned POLS (3ch)
United States History 3, 4 or 5 HIST 1401 & Unassigned 1st-year HIST (3ch) 6 credit hours unassigned
World History: Modern 3, 4 or 5 HIST 1601 & Unassigned 1st-year HIST (3ch) 6 credit hours unassigned

Newly admitted students who have completed IB courses in high school may be eligible for advanced standing (transfer credit) toward their studies at UNB.

To apply for transfer credit please ensure your official results are sent directly from the International Baccalaureate Organization to UNB. Only courses that are completed at the Higher Level (HL) are eligible for transfer credit.  

IB Course (Higher level only) Score Saint John Fredericton
Biology  5, 6 or 7 BIOL 1105 BIOL 1001/1006* & BIOL 1012/1017* (labs*)
Business Management  5, 6 or 7 CHEM 1041/1046 & CHEM 1072/1077 or CHEM 1872 (Engineering students only) CHEM 1001/1012 & CHEM 1006/1017 (labs*)
Economics 5, 6 or 7 ECON 1013/1023 6 credit hours unassigned 
English A 5, 6 or 7 ENGL 1001 & unassigned 1st-year ENGL (3ch) 6 credit hours unassigned
French B 5, 6 or 7 FR 2203/2204 6 credit hours unassigned
Geography  5, 6 or 7 GEOG 1001 & unassigned 1st-year GEOG (3ch) 6 credit hours unassigned
History 5, 6 or 7 HIST 2101 & unassigned 1st-year HIST (3ch) 6 credit hours unassigned
Mathematics 5, 6 or 7 MATH 1003/1013 Math 1003/1013
Physics 5, 6 or 7 Unassigned 1st-year PHYS (10ch) 6 credit hour 1000-level Physics (grade of 6 or 7)
Spanish A2 5, 6 or 7 SPAN 1202/1204

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