Participation in the IB Program
The IB Diploma
Students must successfully complete:
- At least one course (including the internal and external assessments) in each of the six subject groups
- 2-3 Standard Level courses (150 instructional hours)
- 3-4 Higher level courses (240 instructional hours)
- The Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course
- The Extended Essay, an in-depth study of a limited topic chosen by the student not to exceed 4000 words
- Creativity, Action and Service Program is completed over two years
- Students may receive up to one year of college credit and advanced standing based on their Diploma score.
Enroll in IB Courses at Lincoln
- IB courses are rigorous courses that prepare students for collegiate work. All students are strongly encouraged to take IB classes if they have met the course prerequisites.
- Students may chose to sit for exams test or not.
- Students who sit for May exams and complete the internal and external assessments are awarded an IB certificate and may earn college credit. Refer to the college website for details.
- IB courses serve as Lincoln’s honors courses and all students receive honors credit for IB courses.