• MVHS International Baccalaureate Course Options

     Sample Four Year Schedules click HERE.

     

    Group

    Course Name

    Course Length

    Testing Year

    UC –Honors Recognition

    1: Language A1

    English HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    2 years

     

     

     

     

     

    2: Language B

    Spanish SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    1 year

     

    Spanish HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    2 years

     

    French SL*

    1 year

    12th grade

    1 year

     

    French HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    2 years

    German SL*  

    1 year

    12th grade

    1 year

     

     

     

     

     

    3: Individuals/Societies

    History HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    1 year

     

    Psychology HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    1 year

     

    Psychology SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    1 year

     

     Business & Mngmt SL*

     1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    None

     

     

     

     

     

    4: Experimental Sciences

    Biology HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    2 years

     

    Biology SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    None

    Envir. SS SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    None

     

     

     

     

     

    5: Mathematics

    Math Studies SL

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    None

     

    Mathematics SL

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    None

     

    Mathematics HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    2 years

     

     

     

     

     

    6: The Arts *

    Music SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    1 year

     

    Visual Arts SL*

    1 year

    11th or 12th grade

    1 year

     

    Visual Arts HL**

    2 years

    12th grade

    1 year

     

     

     

     

     

    Core

    TOK

    2 semesters

    11th and 12th grade

     None

     

    CAS

     monthly experiences 

    No Test

     

     

    Extended Essay

    Completed independently

    Essay due in 12th grade

     

    **Course receives weighted grades both years for MVHS GPA computation

    *Course receives weighted grades one year for MVHS GPA computation

    • UC System grants up to 8 semesters only of weighted/honors credit for either AP or IB courses.
    • Students must take 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses or 4 HL and 2 SL.
    • Students can take Psychology SL, Business/Management SL or an additional Science SL course in place of the Group 6 Arts courses.
Last Modified on January 27, 2017