Transfer Policies Pertaining to Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree Programs
may not have completed coursework that can be applied towards a new major.)
1. All City University of New York Associate in Science degree recipients shall be:
> given priority for transfer over non-University students seeking transfer,
> accepted as matriculated students at a senior college of the City University, and
> upon transfer, granted a minimum of 60 credits toward a baccalaureate degree and be required to complete only the difference between the 60 credits granted and the total credits normally required for the degree. ~
2. All Liberal Arts and Science courses successfully completed in one City University college are transferable, with full credit, to each college of the University. Credit will be granted for these courses in all departments and programs, and recognized for the fulfillment of degree requirements irrespective of whether the student has fulfilled the requirements for the associate degree.
3. Effective Fall 2000, students who have earned a City University Associate in Science (A.S.) degree will be deemed to have automatically fulfilled the lower division liberal arts and science distribution requirements for a baccalaureate degree. However, students may be asked to complete a course in a discipline4 required by a senior colleges baccalaureate distribution requirements that was not part of the students associate degree program. In such cases all coursework required will be applied towards the total number of credits normally required for the baccalaureate degree (see note c).
4. Based on a fair and reasonable evaluation of a students transcript at least nine (9) credits will be granted in the students major (including laboratory science). Note that this does not preclude a senior college from granting more than nine credits in the students major. (Students who change their major upon transfer
3 Some associate and baccalaureate degree programs require more than 60 or 120 credits, respectively, due to accreditation or certification requirements.
4 Discipline is broadly defined as "a particular field of study" --(e.g., mathematics, history. literature, etc.).
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