What is IB?
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program is an internationally recognized program of studies offered to highly motivated 11th and 12th grade students. This program provides the academic rigor, structure, and experiences for students looking for the highest degree of academic challenge. IB students are challenged to use their education to "create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect." (IB Mission Statement)
The IB Career Program is a two-year program of studies across disciplines with multiple components. After completed the required two IB classes, taking the IB exams, and completing a two year career study, students will receive an IB Career Diploma in addition to their South Carolina high school diploma.
To be awarded the IB Career Diploma students must:
- Completed at least 2 IBDP courses in different subject groups
- Complete assessments and external examinations in each group
- Participate in the Personal and Professional Skills, Reflective Project, Service Learning and Language Development
- Complete a career study of at least two years over the course of the students Junior and Senior year.
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IBCP Requires: 2 IBDP courses any course in any group qualifies additionally, students must be in career program extending over 11th and 12th grade year, i.e. Health Science, PLTW, Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Dual Enrollment, Firefigher, or JROTC.
Address comments and questions to LRHS IBCP Coordinator, Andrea Hallmon-Lucas, Phone: 803-695-3046.
The IB Learner Profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century.
The learner profile provides a long-term vision of education. It is a set of ideals that can inspire, motivate and focus the work of schools and teachers, uniting them in a common purpose.