DP Academic Requirements
The list below indicates those IB courses currently available at MVHS in each area of study. During the 11th and 12th grade, IB Diploma students must complete one course in each area of study; at least 3 (but no more than 4) must be at Higher Level (HL). The remaining courses are studied at Standard Level (SL).
Click here to read the subject briefs (course descriptions) published by IB for each subject offered at MVHS.
Studies in Language & Literature
Language & Literature HL (sometimes also called English A or English A1 by universities)
Spansh B HL or SL
German B SL
French B SL
Individuals and Societies
History of the Americas HL
Math Studies SL
Arts & Electives
Visual Arts HL or SL
Psychology SL (social studies elective)
Social & Cultural Anthropology SL (social studies elective)
Business & Management SL (social studies elective)
Physics SL (science elective)
Environmental Systems SL (science elective)
Computer Science SL
Higher Level (HL) indicates a minimum requirement of 240 instructional hours.
Standard Level (SL) indicates a minimum requirement of 150 instructional hours.