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303.4 - Credit by Examination

University Group Policy #303.4

I.  Policy Statement

Upon the recommendation of a graduate student's committee and with the approval of the department chair in which it is listed, a student may challenge a course in which he or she has not previously been enrolled by demonstrating proficiency or competence. Grades are not recorded for credit earned in this manner. Anyone seeking to pursue credit through demonstrated proficiency or competence examination must be a candidate for a degree at Winston-Salem State University.

II.     Applicability

This policy is applicable to graduate students at Winston-Salem State University.

Responsible Division: Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs

Authority: Board of Trustees


  • Adopted March 21, 2014