TRANSFER CREDITS
Subject to Advisor/Committee Approval
Credits Required for
Maximum Allowable
Maximum Allowable
Degree
Degree Program
Double Count Credits
Transfer Credits
Combined Student BS/Master's
30
0
9
Combined Student
36 - 38
6
15
BS/Master's (Non-Thesis)
Combined Student BS/Master's (Thesis)
36-38
6
9
Combined Student BS/PhD
72 - 90
6
24*
Master's Degree (Thesis & Non-Thesis)
30
0
9
Master's Degree (Non-Thesis)
36 - 38
0
15
Master's Degree (Thesis)
36 - 38
0
9
PhD Degree
-transferring a Thesis based Master's degree from
72 - 90
0
36*
any university other than CSM
PhD Degree
- transferring a Non-Thesis based Master's degree
from any university other than CSM -or-
72 - 90
0
24*
transferring graduate level courses from any
university other than CSM
Transfer limits above apply to the maximum allowable number of transfer credits to be used towards a degree & a minor combined.
Students who wish to transfer credit towards a minor are limited to:
Maximum Allowable Double
Maximum Allowable Transfer
Minors
Credits Required for Minor
Count Credits
Credits for Minor
Minor with a Master's Degree
9
see above
4
Minor with PhD Degree
12
see above
5
* PhD's - transfer credits are not cumulative, maximum allowed is either 24 if non-thesis or 36 if thesis (cannot transfer 2 master's degrees).
Transfer credits limits are in semester hours. Students tranferring any credit other than semester hours (ie. quarter hours, ECT (European Hours), etc) will have
the hours adjusted accordingly. For example, 3 quarter hours =2 semester hours and 4 ECT hours = 2 semester hours.