Advanced Standing

Examinations for Advanced Standing

  1. Students who offer satisfactory evidence that they are qualified to do so may receive credit for a course by examination. Such an examination is called an "Examination for Advanced Standing."
  2. Examinations for advanced standing require the recommendation of the department of instruction in which the course is offered, payment of the appropriate fee to the Office of the Bursar, and authorization by the Office of the Registrar.
  3. Examinations for Advanced Standing will usually be offered during the Final Examination Period.
  4. A student will not be allowed to take an Examination for Advanced Standing in a given course more than twice.
  5. Students will not be allowed to take an Examination for Advanced Standing in a course for which any prerequisite has not been met, except with the consent of the school offering the course.
  6. An Examination for Advanced Standing will be reported with an "S" or "U" grade. Neither grade will be included in the calculation of grade-point average (GPA).
  7. Advanced standing is not allowed for laboratory or studio classes, except with the consent of the school offering the course.
  8. Students may not use more than nine credits of advanced standing to meet degree requirements.
  9. Students may submit the Advanced Standing Application and Fee to obtain six to eight hours of proficiency credit for foreign language at the 1001 or 1002 levels upon completion of two classes in the same language at the 2000 level or higher with a minimum grade of "C."

Advanced Standing Form