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Course Substitutions

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

A course substitution should not be made from one discipline to another. An exception may be made in cases where the title and description of the course clearly show relationship to another discipline. Each department will develop a list of courses which may fall into this category.

Course substitutions should be made with discretion. Course substitutions are not for the purpose of giving the student a concentration which does not exist at Liberty, nor are they to be utilized merely to enable a student to graduate on time.

Undergraduate associate and bachelor level students desiring to use another course in place of a required course must complete a “Course Substitution Request” form and submit it to Course substitutions are not applicable for certificate seeking students.

Policy Rationale

To provide a means for students to receive credit for alternate coursework with comparable competencies in an area more applicable to their goals.

Definition of Glossary Terms

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Procedural Information


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Date of Last Review