[TACRAO] Listserv Same Transfer Course/Different Credit Hours

Busby, Maria REG_MZB at SHSU.EDU
Wed Nov 14 19:19:12 CST 2018


Hi Emily,

Regardless of the change in hourly credits, we include the course with the highest grade in the grade point average.  Naturally, there are exceptions specific to instances in which both courses were passed and the additional hour is needed for degree completion.  Those instances would need to be dean approved and a manual change to the exclude and include in the system would occur.

I hope this answers your question.

Maria Busby
Associate Registrar, Responsibility - Intellection -Adaptability - Input - Belief
Email: mariabusby at shsu.edu<mailto:mariabusby at shsu.edu>
Sam Houston State University
Phone:  936-294-1036
"A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." ~~ Tony Evans

Sam Houston State University ~ A Member of The Texas State University System


From: tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu <tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu> On Behalf Of Treadaway, Ms. Emily
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:21 PM
To: 'tacrao at tamuc.edu' <tacrao at tamuc.edu>
Subject: [TACRAO] Listserv Same Transfer Course/Different Credit Hours

Good Afternoon!

I wanted to inquire as to what the various policies are out there regarding a transfer course which changes credit hours between the time the student initially completed the course and then retaking it at the same institution.

For  example, a student completes a 3 credit course and decides to retake the course at the same institution but it is now 4 credits or vice versa. What is your policy:


*         Follow what the sending institution includes or excludes on the transcript?

*         Exclude the lesser grade received regardless of credit hours?

*         Exclude the lesser grade only if it was the lesser amount of credit?

Thank you for responding!

Emily Treadaway
Transfer Services Coordinator, Office of Admissions
Tarleton State University, Member of the Texas A&M University System
Box T-0030 | Tarleton Center Room 101 | Stephenville, TX 76402
254.968.9353 | (f) 254.968.9951 | www.tarleton.edu/admissions<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.tarleton.edu_admissions&d=DwIFAg&c=oqyuZuih6ykib6aKiBq22_bich4AVfYGoLertJN0bEc&r=5cwyr3ZZzjmRsIsXglBYqQ&m=HTz5YrNRkhv8PRcgCWNDKhu_XYh1QmpsdaAqZ-J83ig&s=0UGv4COan139eXldWD9cjaWZhjQcAAXMBigQDAVYwGg&e=>

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