- A Course Substitution Form may be used when a student wishes to substitute a course for a required Liberty course when there is a clear relationship between the two courses. In this instance, the signature of the chairperson presiding over the department in which the required course is housed will be needed.
- This form may also be used when a chairperson approves a complete replacement for a Liberty course requirement within the major or minor for which he/she is responsible. In this instance, the signature of the chairperson of the student’s major or minor will be needed.
- Course substitutions within the General Education core (associate and bachelor’s degree programs) must be approved by the Dean of the College of General Studies.
- Students desiring to use another course in place of a required course must complete a “Course Substitution Request” form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office with all required signatures.
- The approval of the substitution will apply toward the degree requirement(s), but does not change the course number on the student’s transcript. A lower-level course which may substitute for an upper-level requirement does not count in the total number of upper-level hours taken.
To provide a means for students to receive credit for alternate coursework with comparable competencies in an area more applicable to their goals.
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