Methods of Exempting Required Courses
Number of Schools
Transcript from other school
Approval of Advisor/Faculty
— Student must present syllabus and the School’s Committee on Curriculum must
- Los Angeles — A written exam can be taken for the pre-requisites; a petition
to the Professional Programs Committee must be made for other exemptions.
and Kent State — The director may grant exemption.
Allows exemptions for exception experience.
and Pratt — Requires approval by the Dean.
— Accepts a paper or demonstrated expertise as basis for exemption.
— Requires approval from the Review Committee.
— Allows exemptions occasionally, if course equivalency can be shown. For the
Ph.D., a student who is continuing the same subject to a Ph.D. may enter at
Ph.D. 2 level.
— Requires approval of the Dean and the Graduate School's Dean.
—Approval of Commmittee on Admissions, Financial Aid and Academic Standing
— Requires approval from an Admissions and Review Committee.
— Requires approval from the Dean.
Rico — Syllabi must be provided.
— Requires submission of a MA/MS thesis written for another degree.
Island — A written exam is in conjunction with "credit for experience" option
and is used sparingly. Also no more than 20 percent of a student’s credits may
be transferred in, but student may take elective in place of waived
— A student may petition the faculty.
— Allows work experience.
— Approval of the Graduate Studies Committee and the Dean is necessary.
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