Transfer a Course

Please see the Academic Bulletin section on “Transfer of Courses.”

Information on how to have a course pre-approved for transfer is available here.

Information on transfer equivalents for Advanced Placement (AP) credits is here.


Understanding Transfer Credit on Your Transcript

If transfer credit is equated to an exact Allegheny equivalent, it will appear on your transcript as such. e.g., MATH 160. That course will count in all the ways that MATH 160 counts if taken on campus.

If transfer credit is not equated to an exact Allegheny equivalent, it will appear on your transcript as one of the following. These course numbers and descriptions will start to appear as of Fall 2018.

Elect*CMP College Elective Computer Science, Engl*0TE English Elective...

Prior to Fall 2018, transfer credit will appear as follows.

BIO*0TN Biology No distribution, CMPSC*0TG Computer Science General, ENGL*0TE English Elective...et cetera

If you have AP credit, it will appear as follows

AP*BIO College Elect Adv Placement, ART*0AE Advanced Placement

Please consult your advisor or the Office of the Registrar if you have questions about transfer credit equivalents.