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Course Abbreviations Used for Transfer Credit

Purpose: establishes the course abbreviations used to record transfer credit.

Academic Goal: to clearly designate how transfer credit is applied towards a student’s required graduate coursework.

Scope: all graduate programs and graduate students.

Policy Statement

The following course abbreviation codes are for use by the Office of Graduate Enrollment Services in The Graduate School only and may appear on transcripts and degree audits.

  1. EXTTR (EXT TRNSF FOR DGR RQ)
    Course(s) transferred from an external institution to meet requirements toward a graduate degree.
  2. EXTMJ (EXT TRNSF FOR MJR RQ)
    Course(s) transferred from an external institution to meet program-specific requirements toward a graduate degree.
  3. CIPTR (CIP TRNSF FOR DGR RQ)
    Course(s) transferred from an external institution to meet requirements toward a collaborative institutional integrated undergraduate-graduate or concurrent graduate degree program.
  4. CIPMJ (CIP TRNSF FOR MJR RQ)
    Course(s) transferred from an external institution to meet program-specific requirements toward a collaborative institutional integrated undergraduate-graduate or concurrent graduate degree program.

Cross References / Other Policies

GCAC-309 Transfer Credit

Revision History

Adapted from Graduate Bulletin: June 2018

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