Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-39-408 - Transfer of Credit

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

A. A licensee may accept credit that a student earned for a course completed at another postsecondary education institution if the licensee determines that the course is comparable in scope and content to a course offered by the licensee.
B. A licensee that intends to allow a student to transfer credit from another postsecondary education institution to the licensee shall establish a transfer policy that:
1. Is based on appropriate criteria such as:
a. Comparability in scope and content,
b. Applicability to the program into which transfer is requested,
c. Competencies achieved in the course for which credit is to be transferred and whether the competencies align with the program into which transfer is requested,
d. Preparedness of the student at the time of transfer,
e. Age of the credit to be transferred, and
f. Grade earned in the course to be transferred;
2. Is not based solely on whether the postsecondary education institution or program from which credit is to be transferred is accredited and if accredited, the accrediting agency;
3. Requires that at least 25 percent of the credit required to complete a non-degree or undergraduate program be obtained from the licensee;
4. Requires that more than 50 percent of the credit required to complete a graduate degree program be obtained from the licensee;
5. Is applied in a systematic and consistent manner; and
6. Is published in the catalog required under R4-39-103(D)(9) or R4-39-301, as applicable.
C. A licensee that has a transfer policy as described under subsection (B) shall place in a student's record a copy of the transcript from the postsecondary education institution from which a transfer of credit is sought.

Notes

Ariz. Admin. Code § R4-39-408
Adopted by final rulemaking at 22 A.A.R. 921, effective 6/4/2016.

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