CON Awarding of Credit by Examination for Non-Nursing Courses Policy

From University of Nebraska Medical Center
Revision as of 06:30, January 21, 2022 by Emrivera (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Home   Student Policies                    

Awarding of Credit by Examination for Non Nursing Courses Policy Subsection: 5.2.6
Section 5.0 - Student Policies Originating Date: May 1982
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Undergraduate Admission, Progression, Graduation & Scholarship/Grant Committee

Revised: January 1999
Reviewed: April 2008
Revised: September 2008(via consent agenda)
Revised: February 2009
Reviewed: October 2012
Reviewed: November 2017
Revised: November 2021


The College of Nursing will accept non-nursing credit by examination (e.g.: AP, CLEP, Dantes, P/NP) according to the following criteria:

  1. Credit will be awarded on the basis of examinations from accredited and approved institutions according to UNMC academic records if the score meets the transferring institution’s requirements for credit.
    1. There is a maximum of 12 credits hours of prerequisite/co-requisite courses that can be earned by examination.
    2. Up to 12 credit hours recorded on college transcripts of transfer students will be accepted by the College of Nursing from the transfer institution’s transcript.