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Graduate Course Substitutions

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

Students desiring to use another course in place of a required course must complete a Request for a Course Substitution form.

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

None specified

Procedural Information


Course substitution forms must include a detailed rationale, explaining why the substitution is requested. Requests should be made with discretion. They should not be used merely to enable a student to graduate on time. If the course was taken at another college, provide a course description or course syllabus with the request. Requests must be submitted prior to the students last sub-term. Forms should be submitted to Forms will be reviewed by a Dean or Associate Dean within 2 weeks of submission. Course substitutions are not permitted for the certificate programs.


None specified



Date Approved


Date for Review