Transfer Credits

Transfer Credit
Courses accepted for transfer credit must be relevant to the program of study and equivalent in both content and degree level with grades B or higher. All transfer credit must have been earned from an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution*. Official transcripts are required.
Undergraduate (Associate)
A maximum of 30 semester hours, with a course grade of C or better, may be transferred.
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
A maximum of 90 semester hours, with a course grade of C or better, may be transferred.
Graduate
Southwest University may award a maximum of 50 percent of the credits required for a Master's Degree Program through transfer credit. No thesis is required. Cummulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.
Second Southwest University Masters Degree
No transfer credit allowed.

 

*Accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or an accepted foreign equivalent that is listed in the International Handbook of Universities.
 

 
Prior / Experiential Learning Credit
Undergraduate (Associate)
A maximum of 15 semester hours may be awarded for prior / experiential learning credit, equivalent to specific courses in the degree program, may be applied toward the Associate Degree.
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
A maximum of 30 semester hours may be awarded for prior / experiential learning credit, equivalent to specific courses in the degree program, may be applied toward the Bachelor Degree.
Graduate
A maximum of 9 semester hours may be awarded for prior / experiential learning credit, equivalent to specific courses in the degree program, may be applied toward the Masters Degree.
Second Southwest University Masters Degree
No experiential learning credit allowed.

  
 
 
 

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