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Undergraduate Transfer Credit

A student who has attended any regionally accredited college or university and has earned 12 or more semester hours of transferable college credit since receiving a standard high school diploma or its equivalent is considered a transfer student upon admission to Florida A&M University (FAMU).

1.            Transfer students are required to have submitted complete official academic transcripts from previous institutions on file in the Admissions Office prior to evaluation.

2.            Each transcript;

a.            Shall list all courses for which the student was enrolled each term, the grades for each course at the end of the term, and credits awarded,

b.            Shall contain a statement explaining the grading policy of the previous institution.

c.            Should also specify any college credits the student earned through accelerated mechanisms.

3.            Transfer students are required to be in good standing and eligible to return to the last postsecondary institution attended as a degree-seeking student and have a grade point average of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale on all college-level academic courses attempted.

4.            To meet graduation requirements for the baccalaureate degree, a transfer student must earn at least 25 percent of the number of credit hours required to graduate in the major at FAMU.

5.            Credits are transferred based on the following:

i.             The institution from which the student wishes to transfer is regionally accredited. (credit can
be transferred from a non-regionally accredited institution that participates in the Florida Statewide Course Numbering System, per Florida Statute)

ii.            The overall grade point average is at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale on the transfer transcript.

iii.           The grades of individual courses to be transferred are “C” or better, or “S” or “P.”

6.            College credits earned by high school or college students on the basis of the College Entrance Examination Board’s College Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject examination, College Board Advanced Placement Program examination (AP), Advanced International Certificate of Education examination (AICE), International Baccalaureate examination (IB), and other examinations shall be accepted for transfer provided the scores attained by the student on these examinations meet the standards determined by the Articulation Coordinating Committee (ACC) Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies as adopted by the Board of Governors (www.fldoe.org/articulation ). FAMU will award credit for specific courses for which competency has been demonstrated by successful scores on any of the examinations listed above unless the award of credit duplicates credit already awarded. Students may be exempt from courses based on the award of credit if competencies have been so demonstrated.           

7.            The University subscribes to the Articulation Agreement as outlined in (1007.23 F.S.) Under this agreement, graduates of Florida College System institutions who received the Associate of Arts (AA) degree shall be awarded

a.      At least sixty (60)semester hours of academic work exclusive of occupational courses and courses not accepted in FAMU; to include

b.      Approved general education core curriculum semester credit hours in communication, mathematics, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences as determined in section 1007.25 f.s.

8.            Transfer students are required to have completed 2 units of one foreign language in high school or the equivalent at the postsecondary level. Transfer students not meeting this foreign language requirement upon admission must fulfill the foreign language requirement prior to completion of the baccalaureate degree (BOG Regulation 6.004).

A student who received an Associate in Arts degree prior to September 1, 1989, or who enrolled in a program of studies leading to an Associate degree from a Florida College System institution prior to August 1, 1989, and maintains continuous enrollment shall be exempt from this admissions requirement. Any other Associate in Arts degree graduate admitted without meeting the foreign language requirement must earn 8 credit hours of one foreign language course prior to graduation from FAMU.

Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in 2014-2015 and thereafter, coursework for an associate in arts degree shall include demonstration of competency in a foreign language pursuant to s. 1007.262.

9.            Courses within an associate in applied science degree program may be accepted toward a baccalaureate degree

10.         Any transfer student with a disability shall be eligible for reasonable substitution or modification as provided by BOG Regulation 6.018.

Transient Students:

A Transient student is a currently enrolled student who registers for approved course(s) at another institution temporarily. There are two types of transient students - outgoing and incoming.

Outgoing: An Outgoing Transient student is a currently enrolled FAMU student who registers for course(s) at another institution for one term with the intention of applying the credit toward his/her degree program at Florida A&M University. Transient students must receive approval from their academic advisors before taking a course at any other institution. Completing and submitting an approved transient form, lets the other college or university know that you are a degree-seeking student at FAMU. It also helps you decide, with your advisor, what courses can be taken that will be accepted with your current degree track at another institution.

Incoming: An Incoming Transient student is a student currently enrolled at another institution who wishes to register for course(s) at Florida A&M University for one term. Incoming Transient students from any Florida Public Institution (State University

System (SUS) and Florida College System (FCS)) should receive approval from their home institution before registering for a course at Florida A&M University.

Students who attend other institutions without permission form their academic area may not have their credits accepted. Transient requests are approved based on the following:

                 The institution the student wishes to attend is regionally accredited or includes requirements as stipulated above

                 Student is in good standing at FAMU (G.P.A. 2.00 or better; not administratively suspended)

                 Student has no financial obligation to the university (not on cashier’s hold)

                 Transient application is processed prior to term for which the student is applying

                 Pre-approved transient course a student completes with a grade of “C” or better will be accepted by FAMU

Outgoing and Incoming transient students as defined above will begin their request for approval online at www.flvc.org. for all Florida Public Institutions. A transient student form completed on the FLVC site is automatically routed to your advisor, Department Chairperson, Dean, and to the Office of the University Registrar within three to seven business days for processing.

Instructions

1.            Before applying online, you MUST see your advisor prior to submitting your application through the Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) Website.

2.            Select your College/School (Example: College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Education)

3.            Select Major (Elementary Education, Music Education, Math, Criminal Justice, etc.)

4.            Select Classification (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate, and Professional). Note: Classification is based on earned hours for undergraduate students. (Example: 0-29 freshmen, 30-59 sophomores, 60-89 Junior, 90-120 Senior.)

5.            Enter Student ID or SS# (if requested)

6.            Select Institution you will be attending (Example: Daytona Beach State College)

7.            Review information entered for accuracy

8.            You MUST be in good standing at FAMU (no Judicial Hold or No outstanding Financial Obligation)

9.            You MUST have an 2.0 overall GPA

10.         Student must be enrolled in a degree program and is eligible to re-enroll

11.         Student must have a Student Health form on file indicating the required Measles and Rubella immunities.

12.         Know your residency classification for tuition purposes (Florida or Non-Florida)

13.         Know the prefix, course number, hours, course title, and FAMU course equivalent when selecting a course to take from another institution.

For additional information, please contact the Registrar’s office at registrar@famu.edu or 850-599-3115

NOTE: Applicability of transferred credits toward a degree program will be determined by the individual school or college

 

Credit for Online Courses Prior to Initial Enrollment (BOG 6.020)

Undergraduate students who completed online college level courses and are admitted to Florida A&M University may request that the university evaluate that work to determine if credit might be awarded. These may include, but are not limited to, massive open online courses (MOOCs).  Beginning fall 2015 this request must be made prior to the student’s initial term of enrollment in undergraduate education.

 

A.           Online coursework completed prior to the initial term of enrollment must be reviewed to determine whether the online course fulfills a general education or major course or degree program requirement and, if deemed equivalent, may be applied as such.  Students wishing to have such online coursework evaluated for the purpose of receiving credit should inform the Office of Admissions as soon as possible but prior to enrolling in classes at FAMU.

Award of credit for such work must meet the following conditions:

1.            FAMU faculty in the specified subject area have determined the online course content and learning outcomes to be comparable to a course offered at the institution;

2.            The online courses meet the quality and accreditation standards intended for a transfer course pursuant to Florida Statute 1007.24; and

3.            The subject area faculty at FAMU have determined that the online course is relevant to the student’s intended program of study.

4.            Completed evaluation is sent to the Registrar’s Office by the FAMU subject area faculty.

 

B.           If credit for the online coursework was awarded by another regionally accredited institution of higher education the student must submit an official transcript reflecting the award of credit and the transferability of that work will be determined with the same processes and criteria for other transferred courses.

C.           If the online college coursework did not result in credit awarded by the institution offering the online course the student must provide the following information for evaluation by qualified faculty at FAMU:

1.            A syllabus for the course;

2.            Credentials of the faculty teaching the online course;

3.            Course objectives and learning outcomes for the course; and

4.            Other information requested by the FAMU subject area faculty in order to determine demonstrated mastery of course learning outcomes

Students will be notified if the credit sought has been approved. Students may appeal the decision of the faculty by completing the academic appeals form and forwarding it to their academic dean’s office.

Credit awarded for online coursework completed prior to the initial term of enrollment shall be noted on the student’s transcript.

Acceleration Programs

Florida A&M University encourages students to take advantage of opportunities to reduce the usual length of time it takes to complete a degree program. The university has established several avenues which permit a reduction in the normal amount of time required to complete the requirements for a baccalaureate degree. Each baccalaureate degree program is so designed that students are afforded an opportunity to complete a minimum of twenty-five percent of degree requirements through acceleration mechanisms. These programs include dual enrollment, credit by examination, early admission to the university, the year-around calendar, and any combinations of the above acceleration mechanism.

These opportunities include the following:

1.            Dual Enrollment

The dual enrollment program is the enrollment of an eligible secondary student or home education student in a FAMU course creditable toward high school completion and an associate or baccalaureate degree (F.S. 1007.271). See additional information elsewhere in the catalog

2.            Credit by Examination

Students who are enrolled or plan to enroll at FAMU may earn credit for certain introductory courses through the following credit by examination programs:

·        Advanced Placement Program (AP)

·        College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

·        International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

·        DANTES

·        Department Examinations and Dean Waivers

·        Military Service School

·        Excelsior

Credit-By-Examination List (AP, CLEP, IB, DSST, Excelsior)

Advanced Placement Exam

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs. Acc.

Art History 

3

ARH 2000

3

 

4 or 5

ARH 2050/ ARH 2051

6

Biology

3

BSC 1005C or BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

4

BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L

4

 

5

BSC 1010C or BSC 1010/1010L &

8

BSC 1011C or BSC 1011/1011L

Calculus (AB)

3 or higher

MAC 2311

4

Calculus (BC)

3

MAC 2311

4

 

4 or higher

MAC 2311 & MAC 2312

8

Chemistry

3

CHM 1025

4

 

4

CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

4

 

5

CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

8

& CHM 1046C or CHM 1046/1046L

Chinese Language and Culture

3

CHI 1120

3

 

4 or higher

CHI 1120 and 1121

6

Computer Science (A)

3

CGS 2060

3

Computer Science (AB)

3 or higher

CGS 2060

3

Economics: Macro

3 or higher

ECO 2013

3

Economics: Micro

3 or higher

ECO 2023

3

English Language & Composition

3

ENC 1101

3

 

4 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102

award 3 credits  if ENC 1101 is already satisfied

6

English Literature & Composition

3

ENC 1101 or LIT 2110 or

3

ENL 2023 or AML 2010

 

4 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110
if ENC 1101 is already satisfied

6

Environmental Science

3 or higher

EVR 1001

3

European History

3

EUH 3100

3

 

4 or higher

EUH 3100 & 3120

6

French Language

3

FRE 1120

3

 

4 or higher

FRE 1120 & 1121

6

French Literature (Discontinued 2011)

3

FRW 3100

3

 

4 or higher

FRW 3100 & 3101

6

German Language and Culture ((Discontinued 2011)

3

GER 1120

3

 

4 or higher

GER 1120 & 1121

6

Government & Politics: Comparative

3 or higher

CPO 2002

 3

Government & Politics: United States

3 or higher

POS 2041

3

Human Geography

3 or higher

GEO 1200 or 2400

3

Italian Language & Literature

3

ITA 1120

3

 

4 or higher

 ITA 1120 & 1121

6

Japanese Language & Literature

3

JPN 1120

3

 

4 or higher

JPN 1120 & 1121

6

Latin: Literature (Discontinued 2012)

3 or higher

LAT 1120

3

Latin: Vergil (combined with Latin 2012)

3 or higher

LAT 1120

3

Music Theory

3 or higher

MUT 1001

3

 

 

MUT 1241 & 1242

 If aural and non-aural sub scores 3 or higher

3

Physics 1

3 or higher

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L

4

Physics 2

3 or higher

PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

4

Physics B (Discontinued 2014)

3

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/

8

2053L and PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

Physics C: Electricity / Magnetism

3

PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/2054L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2049C or PHY 2049/2049L

4

Physics C: Mechanics

3

PHY 2053C or PHY 2053/2053L

4

 

4 or higher

PHY 2048C or PHY 2048/2048L

4

Psychology

3 or higher

PSY 2012

3

Spanish Language

3

SPN 1120

3

 

4 or higher

SPN 1120 & 1121

6

Spanish Literature

3

SPW 3100

3

 

4 or higher

SPW 3100 & 3101

6

Statistics

3 or higher

STA 2023

3

Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 2300

3

Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 1201C

3

Studio Art: 3-D Design Portfolio

3 or higher

ART 1202C

3

United States History

3

AMH 2010

3

 

4 or higher

AMH 2010 & 2020

6

World History

3 or higher

WOH 1012

3

 

 

 

 

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Accounting, General (Replaced with Financial Accounting)

50

ACG 2021

3

Algebra, College

50

MAC 1105

3

Algebra-Trigonometry, College or Pre-calculus (as of 2006)

50

MAC1147 or 1114

4

American Government

50

POS 2041

3

American Literature

50

AML 2010

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

No direct equivalent (AML or ENL suggested)

3

Biology, General

50

BSC 1005 (No lab credit)

3

Business Law, Introduction to

50

BUL 2241

3

Calculus

50

MAC 2233

3

Chemistry, General

50

CHM 1025 or 1030 (no lab credit)

3

College Composition

50

ENC 1101 & 1102

6

College Composition Modular (with essay)

50

ENC 1101 & 1102

6

Educational Psychology, Introduction to

50

EDP 2002

3

English Composition w/ Essay

50

ENC 1101

3

English Literature

50

ENL 2023

3

Financial Accounting

50

ACG 2021

3

French Language (Level 1)

50

FRE 1120

3

 French Language (Level 2)

59

FRE 1121 & 1121

6

Freshman Composition

50

No direct equivalent. Replaced by College composition modular

German Language

50 - 59

GER 1120

3

 German Language (Level 2)

60

GER 1120 & 1121

6

History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877

50

AMH 2010

3

History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present

50

AMH 2020

3

Human Growth and Development

50

DEP 2004

3

Humanities

50

HUM 2210

3

Info. Systems & Computer Applications

50

CGS 2060 or 2120

3

Macroeconomics, Prin.

50

ECO 2013

3

Management, Prin. of

50

MAN 3025

3

Marketing, Principles of

50

MAR. 3023

3

Mathematics, College

50

MGF 1106 or 1107

3

Microeconomics, Prin. of

50

ECO 2023

3

Natural Science

50

No direct equivalent

 

Pre-calculus

50

MAC 1147

4

Psychology, Introductory

50

PSY 2012

3

Social Science and History

50

No direct equivalent

 

Sociology, Introductory

50

SYG 2000

3

Spanish Language

50 - 62

SPN 1120

3

 Spanish Language (Level 2)

63

SPN 1120 & 1121

6

Trigonometry (Replaced with Pre-Calculus 2006)

50

MAC 1114

3

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

EUH 3100

3

Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present

50

EUH 3120

3

 

 

 

 

International Baccalaureate

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Biology

4

BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

5 or higher

BSC 1005C & 1010C or

8

BSC 1005/1005L & BSC 1010/1010L

Business and Management

4

GEB 1011 or MAN 3010

 3

 

5 or higher

GEB 1011 and  MAN 3010

6

Chemistry

4

CHM 1025

4

 

5 or higher

CHM 1025 & CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

8

Computer Science

4

CGS 2060

3

Computer Science

5 or higher

CGS 2060 & 2120

6

Design Technology

4

ETI 2410

3

 

5 or higher

ETI 2410 & 2411

6

Economics

4

ECO2013

3

 

5 or higher

ECO 2013 & 2023

6

Ecosystems and societies

4

EVR 1001

3

 

5 or higher

EVR 1001 & 3017

6

English A1

4

ENC 1101

3

 

5 or higher

ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110

6

Environmental Systems

4

EVR 1001 or ISC 2050

3

 

5 or higher

EVR 1001 or ISC 2050 & 3051

6

Film Studies

4

FIL 2001

3

 

5 or higher

FIL 2001 and 2400

6

French Language

4

FRE 1120

3

 

5 or higher

FRE 1120, 1121 & 2200

9

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

4

MHF 2202

3

 

5 or higher

MHF 2202 & 2209

6

Geography

4

GEO 1200

3

Geography

5 or higher

 GEO 1200 and 1400

6

German

4

GER 1120

3

 

5 or higher

GER 1120, 1122 & 3300

9

History

4

WOH 1012

3

 

5 or higher

WOH 1012 & 1022

6

Information and Technology for a Global Society

4

No Direct Equivalence

3

 

5 or higher

No Direct Equivalence

6

Islamic History

4

No Direct Equivalence

3

 

5 or higher

No Direct Equivalence

6

Italian

4

ITA 1120

3

 

5 or higher

ITA 1120, 1121 & 2300

9

Latin

4

LAT 1120

3

 

5 or higher

LAT 1120 & 1121

6

Marine Science

4

BSC 3312 or OCB Elective

3

 

5 or higher

BSC 3312 and BSC or  OCB Elective

6

Math Methods

4

MAC 1105

3

 

5 or higher

MAC 1105 & 1140 or MAC 1140 & 2233

6

Math Studies

4

MAT 1033

3

 

5 or higher

MAT 1033 & MGF 1106

6

Mathematics

4

MAC 1147

4

 

5 or higher

MAC 1147 & 2233

7

or MAC 2233 & 2311

Music

4

MUL 2010

3

 

5 or higher

MUL 2010 & MUT 1001

6

Philosophy

4

PHI 2010

3

 

5 or higher

PHI 2010 & 2101

6

Physics

4

PHY 1020C or 1020/2020L

4

 

5 or higher

PHY 2053C & 2054 or

8

PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054L

Psychology

4

PSY 2012

3

 

5 or higher

PSY 2012 & DEP 2004

6

Social and Cultural Anthropology

4

ANT 2410

3

 

5 or higher

ANT 2000 & 2410

6

Spanish

4

SPN 1120

3

 

5 or higher

SPN 1120, SPN 1121 & SPN 2220

9

Theatre Arts

4

THE 2000

3

 

5 or higher

THE 2000 & 3112

6

Visual Arts

4

ART 2300C

3

 

5 or higher

ART 2300C & 2301C

6

 

 

 

 

Cambridge AICE (British) AS-Level and A-Level Passing Score

Passing Score of “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”

FAMU Equivalent

Min. #  Credit Hrs.

Accounting

AS-Level

ACG 2021

3

 

A-Level

ACG 2021 & 2022

6

Applied Information Communication Technology (ICT)

AS-Level

CGS 2060

3

 

A-Level

CGS 2060 & 2120

6

Art and Design

AS-Level

ART 1201C

3

 

A-Level

ART 1201C & 1202C

6

Biology

AS-Level

BSC1005C or BSC 1005/1005L

4

 

A-Level

BSC 1005C & 1010C or BSC 1005/1005L

8

& BSC 1010/1010L

Business Studies

AS-Level

GEB 1011

3

 

A-Level

GEB 1440 & 1441

6

Chemistry

AS-Level

CHM 1025 or 1020/1020L

4

 

A-Level

CHM 1025 & CHM 1045C or CHM 1045/1045L

8

Classical Studies

AS-Level

LIT 3115

3

Computing

AS-Level

CGS 2060

3

 

A-Level

CGS 2060 & 2120

6

Design Technology

AS-Level

ETI 2410

3

 

A-Level

ETI 2410 & 2411

6

Economics

AS-Level

ECO2013

3

 

A-Level

ECO 2013 & 2023

6

English Language or Language & Literature in English

AS-Level

ENC 1101

3

English

A-Level

ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110

6

English - Literature in English

AS-Level

ENC 1101 or 1102

3

 

A-Level

ENC 1101 & 1102 or LIT 2110 

Or ENC 1102 and LIT 2110

6

Environmental Management

AS-Level

EVR 1001

3

French Language

AS-Level

FRE 1120

3

French Literature

AS-Level

FRW 3100

3

French

A-Level

FRE 2200 & 2201

6

Further Mathematics (Advanced Mathematics)

A-Level

MAC 2311 & 2312 or STA 2023

8

General Paper

 

IDS 3040

3

Geography

AS-Level

GEA 2000

3

 

A-Level

 GEO 1200 and 1400

6

German Language

AS-Level

GER 1120

3

 

A-Level

GER 1120 & 1121

6

Global Perspectives 1

AS-Level

ISS 2102

3

Global Perspectives Pre-U Independent Research II

A-Level

ISS 2102 and ISS Elective

6

History - The History of the USA, c. 1840-1968

AS-Level

AMH 2010

3

History - Modern European History, 1789-1939

AS-Level

EUH 3100

3

History - International History, 1945-1991

AS-Level

WOH 1012

3

Latin

AS-Level

LAT 1120

3

Marine Science

AS-Level

OCE 1001

3

Marine Science

A-Level

OCE 1001 and OCB 2011

6

Or Elective in Marine Science

Mathematics

AS-Level

MAC 1147 or 1140 or 1114

4

 

A-Level

MAC 2233 & 2311

7

Music

AS-Level

MUH 2051

3

 

A-Level

MUH 2051 & 3211

6

Physics

AS-Level

PHY 1020C or 1020/1020L

4

 

A-Level

PHY 2053C & 2054 or

8

PHY 2053/2053L & PHY 2054/2054

Psychology

AS-Level

PSY 2012

3

 

A-Level

PSY 2012 & DEP 2004

6

Sociology

AS-Level

SYG 2000

3

 

A-Level

SYG 2000

3

Spanish Language

AS-Level

SPN 2220

3

Spanish Literature

A-Level

SPW 3100

3

Spanish

A-Level

SPN 2220 & 2221

6

Thinking Skills

AS-Level

PHI 2010

3

 

A-Level

PHI 2010 & 2101

6

Travel and Tourism

AS-Level

HFT 1000

3

 

A-Level

HFT 1000 & MAN 3010

6

DSST Examinations (DANTES Subject Standardized Test)

Score (New passing  Score = 400)

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs

A History of the Vietnam War

44

AMH 2000

3

Art of the Western World

48

ARH 2000 or 2050

3

Astronomy

48

AST 1002

3

Business Ethics and Society

400

GEB 1440

3

Business Law II

44

BUL 2241

3

Business Math

48

QMB 2100

3

Criminal Justice

49

CCJ 2010

3

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

49

No course or credit recommendation consider

HSC 1100

3

Environment and Humanity

46

EVR 1001 or ISC 1001

3

Ethics in America

46

PHI 3601

3

Foundations of Education

46

EDF 1005

3

Fundamentals of College Algebra

47

MAT 1033

3

Fundamentals of Counseling

45

FAD 2230

3

General Anthropology

47

ANT 2000

3

Here’s to Your Health

48

HSC 1100

3

Human Resources Management

48

MAN 3010 

3

Human /Cultural Geography

48

GEO 1200 or 2400

                3

Introduction to Business

46

GEB 1011

3

Introduction to Computing

45

CGS 2060

3

Introduction to Law Enforcement

45

CCJ 2010

3

Introduction to the Modern Middle East

47

ASH 3010

3

Introduction to World Religions

48

REL 2300

3

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

46

DEP 2004

3

Management Information Systems

 46

MAN 2812

3

Money and Banking

48

ECO 3213

3

Organizational Behavior

48

INP 2002

3

Personal Finance

46

FIN 3100

3

Physical Geology

46

GLY 2001

3

Principles of Finance

49

FIN 3403

3

Principles of Financial Accounting

49

ACG 2021

3

Principles of Physical Science I

47

PSC 1121

3

Principles of Public Speaking

47

SPC 2600

3

Principles of Statistics

48

STA 2023

3

Principles of Supervision

46

MNA 2300

3

Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union

45

EUH 3571

3

Substance Abuse

49

HSC 1100

3

Technical Writing

46

ENC 2210

3

The Civil War and Reconstruction

47

AMH 2020

 

Western Europe Since 1945

45

No recommendation

 

 

 

 

 

 Excelsior College Exam

Passing Score

FAMU Equivalent

Min. # Credit Hrs.

Abnormal Psychology

C or higher

CLP 4142

3

Calculus*

C or higher

MAC 2311

4

College Writing*

C or higher

ENC 1101

3

Earth Science

C or higher

GLY 2001

3

English Composition

C or higher

ENC 1101 or 1102

3

Ethics: Theory and Practice

C or higher

PHI 3601

3

Foundations of Gerontology

C or higher

GEY 2000

3

Human Resources Management

C or higher

MAN 3010

3

Introduction to Music

C or higher

MUH 2051

3

Labor Relations

C or higher

ECP 3203

3

Life Span Developmental Psychology

C or higher

DEP 2004

3

Managerial Accounting

C or higher

ACG 2071

3

Microbiology

C or higher

MCB 3005

3

Principles of Marketing

C or higher

MAR. 3023

3

Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

C or higher

DEP 2401

3

Spanish Language*

C or higher

SPN 1120

4

Workplace Communication with Computers

C or higher

OST 2335

3

World Conflicts Since 1900

C or higher

WOH 1021

3

* Examination developed jointly by Excelsior and Pearson (UEXCEL)

** Changes as of Dec. 2014

 

 

 

 

Note: A maximum of 45 semester hours of credit by-examination may be transferred. Credits earned on similar courses taken at FAMU or other examinations (e.g., AP, CLEP, IB, DSST, or Excelsior) may not be accepted or duplicated.

Experiential Learning: Awarding Credit on a Non-Credit Basis -The University considers experiential learning as learning that occurs outside its own educational programs. Other than awarding credit through mechanisms such as nationally recognized credit by exams such as CLEP (see above) and departmental exams and the award of credit for attainment of National Board Teacher Certification, FAMU does not award credit for experiential learning.

The only experiential learning for which the University grants credit is for formal learning experiences that are part of the curriculum of a degree program, such as internships, clinical courses, cooperative education and practicum. These experiences are supervised by program faculty in collaboration with supervisors at the internship/clinical site and are evaluated if credit is to be awarded.

 

Military Transfer Credit

Florida A&M University is a member of SOC (Service members Opportunity Colleges). SOC members work to make it easier for servicemen and women to transfer credits and reduce residency requirements.

Military Transfer Credit may be awarded for undergraduate students who served in the United States Military and who desire to have their military training and experience considered for transfer credit. These undergraduate courses may be used toward a degree program, if applicable. Students must submit official AARTS or SMART transcripts to the Office of the University Registrar Acceptance of Military Credit toward student’s degree program may

-        Affect financial aid eligibility

-        Not be considered as excess credit hours.

How to Get Your Military Transcript

ARMY - Soldiers may request their military transcript through the Army American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) at http://aarts.army.mil. AARTS will send an official transcript to Florida A&M University. It will not mail a transcript for personal records, but you can view and print your transcripts online anytime.

NAVY AND MARINE CORPS Sailors and Marines can access their transcript through the Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART) at www.navycollege.navy.mil/transcript.html. SMART will also include additional college courses that you completed if you send transcripts to them. It’s helpful because it keeps your education information all in one document.

SMART and AARTS transcripts contain only enlisted service training and education achieved on duty. Officers or warrant officers can request certain documents and work with their educational institution to receive college credit. The SMART/ AARTS services are free and servicemen/women may request as many copies as they want.

Additional Information for Veterans

Florida A&M University is approved for the education and training of veterans, disabled veterans, and dependents of deceased and disabled veterans.

A prospective student who may be eligible for educational benefits under any Veterans Administration Program is urged to contact the Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta Regional Office, P.O. Box 100022, Decatur, Georgia 30031-7022, at least three months before his or her enrollment at Florida A&M University. Once the Veterans Administration has approved the educational benefits, and the student has received a “Certificate of Eligibility,” the student should then contact the Veterans Affairs office at FAMU prior to enrollment at FAMU.

All students receiving VA Educational Benefits are required to attend classes regularly, in accordance with the university attendance policies. When a veteran is found in violation of the class attendance regulation, the veteran’s affairs office will be notified that the training period has been interrupted or discontinued. All students receiving veteran’s benefits are required to take only those courses leading to a specific degree program. Students are required to request certification for VA benefits, as this is not an automatic process. Veterans needing assistance with fee payment should contact the FAMU Veterans Affairs Office during the registration period.

Any changes in the number of hours being carried (particularly any courses dropped) may affect the rate of educational allowance payable and must be reported in the month in which such changes occur. No benefits are paid for a “W” grade. When a veteran completes, drops out, or interrupts his or her course of training, he or she is required to notify the Veterans Affairs Office. Failure to do so in a timely manner could result in a payback to the Veterans Administration because of an overpayment.

P.L. 634 War Orphan Educational Assistance Act of 1956 - This law applies to those children whose parent(s) dies or is 100% disabled as a result of service connected disability. Students should contact their local VA Office in order to make application for admission under Public Law 634.

Physical Education - Veterans who have had basic training in the regular Armed Services may receive credit for physical education as a required course. Application must be made to the university registrar. Sufficient evidence of having served in a branch of the service must be shown (DD-214 form).Veterans’ training, conduct, and progress must at all times conform to the university standards.

Standards of Academic Progress for Veteran Students

VA Undergraduate Students - All students receiving VA Educational Benefits are required to attend classes regularly, in accordance with the university attendance policies. All students receiving veteran’s benefits are required to take only those courses leading to a specific degree. Students are to request certification for VA Benefits, as this is not an automatic process. Veterans needing assistance with fee payment should contact FAMU VA Office (FHAC 114) during the registration period to apply for a VA Deferment. Please call (850) 599-3853 if you need additional information.

VA benefits will be subject to termination for those students who fail to maintain an overall 2.00 GPA. This also applies to VA students who have been placed on academic probation for two consecutive terms or suspension at the end of an academic term. Please understand that University policy will not allow you to enroll if you are on academic probation until you have met with your academic advisor and devised an academic plan; however, your VA benefits will be subject to termination as stated above.

VA Graduate Students - A student receiving veteran benefits must attain and maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of not less than 3.00 “B” each semester of enrollment. A student who has not attained and maintained satisfactory progress (3.00 or above) at the end of any semester will be placed on academic probation for the next semester of enrollment. Should he or she not attain satisfactory progress by the end of the next semester of enrollment, the student’s educational benefits will be terminated for unsatisfactory progress.

A student whose educational benefits have been terminated for unsatisfactory progress may petition the Office of Veteran Affairs to be re-certified after one semester has elapsed. This office may re-certify the student for educational benefits only if there is a reasonable likelihood that he or she will be able to attain and maintain satisfactory progress for the remainder of the program.

Professional Certification/Departmental Exams/Deans Waiver

Academic departments may offer students opportunities to receive credits through departmental course examinations. Individual departments determine if and when a student can take advantage of this opportunity. Academic deans may determine if course/courses may be waived or if credit may be awarded for students based on professional certification and documented proficiency in an area of study. Such waiver and/or credit must be approved by the academic Department Chair, Dean, Registrar and Provost. In the case of academic credit being awarded to students with National Board Teacher Certification, the department chair and dean of the College of Education must evaluate the certificate and portfolio for the National Board Teacher Certification. The Dean and Department Chair will make a formal recommendation to the Registrar who will award elective credit in a specific academic area within the College of Education. The recommendation from the College of Education must contain a statement that attests to the fact that the National Board Teacher Certification certificate and portfolio have been evaluated by appropriate officials within the College of Education.

Graduate/Professional (Law) Students-FAMU also accepts transfer credits for graduate students where the transfer of graduate level courses must be determined by the individual academic departments. A maximum of six graduate level credit hours with a grade of “B” or better may be accepted from a regionally accredited institution. Additionally, six credit hours of elective credits may be granted to students who are fully admitted to graduate degree status in the College of Education for possession of National Board Teacher Certification. A maximum of six semester hours of 4000 level courses may be included in the requirements for a graduate degree of Education. The above also applies to students enrolled in the Specialists, Law and Doctoral Programs (excluding the PharmD).