Transfer Credit

Transfer Credit

Upon receipt of student’s official transcripts from Admissions Office, an evaluation of transfer credits will be completed. Students must have official transcripts sent from all universities/colleges attended to Admission's Office, P. O. Box 667, Langston, OK 73050 before enrollment. Transfer credits earned outside the United States must be evaluated through an official Evaluation Service Office and it is the student’s responsibility to get it completed. Students that complete transfer work after enrollment need to submit official transcripts to Langston University, Registrar's Office, P. O. Box 728, Langston, OK 73050. For additional questions on transfer credit, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 405-466-3225 or 405-466-3226 or send an email to registrar@langston.edu.

Course Transfer
Course equivalencies are tables of courses that are transferable among Oklahoma public colleges and institutions (as well as some private institutions). Each table displays equivalent courses at each college and university and is organized by academic discipline, such as biology or history: http://www.okhighered.org/transfer-students/course-transfer.shtml

Credit From an Accredited Senior College
Credit will be given for work done in residence in an institution in Oklahoma recognized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as an accredited college or university. For residence work done in a college or university elsewhere, credit will be given on the basis of the recommendations contained in the current issue of the Higher Education Directory.

Transfer of Resident Credit From a Junior College
Credit will be given for work done in residence in a junior college in Oklahoma recognized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in the State Articulation Agreement. For residence work done in a junior college elsewhere, credit will be given on the basis of the recommendations contained in the current issue of the Higher Education Directory. A maximum of sixty-four (64) credits will be accepted from a junior college; a minimum of sixty (60) credits must be earned at a senior college.

What if the course I took is lower-division and the course that is listed as equivalent is upper-division?
Lower-division course work cannot substitute for upper-division credit-hour requirements. However, the content is transferable. For example, if a student completes Smart Course 2000 at two-year college A, it will transfer in content to four-year college B for its Smart Course 3000. The student will not need to repeat the content or learning competencies acquired in Smart Course 2000. But, the student must still complete the full amount of 3000- and 4000-level semester hours that college B requires for a baccalaureate degree.

Concurrent Enrollment at Another College
Students may enroll in another institution with the approval of the School Dean, their advisor, the Registrar's Office, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Failure to receive approval from these four may be cause for dismissal of credit.

Types of Credit
Correspondence study credits earned at another institution may or may not be applied toward a degree at Langston University. Credits earned through correspondence study and extension credits cannot exceed one-fourth (1/4) of the credits required for a bachelor's degree. Langston University does not offer correspondence courses.

Extension Credit
Extension Credit earned through a fully accredited institution, not to exceed eight (8) semester hours, is accepted on approval by the chairperson of the department involved. Credit earned through extension and correspondence cannot exceed one-fourth (1/4) of the credits required for a bachelor's degree.

Advanced Placement and Advanced Standing
Advanced Placement and Advanced Standing are tests given by various departments for some courses in General Education in which a student may score high enough to pass the course by examination. These examinations are given primarily to freshmen and sophomores and may be taken only during the first two weeks of the fall or spring semester. Application forms for the examination may be secured from the Office of Academic Affairs. There is a fee associated with the test. A maximum of thirty (30) hours of credit by Advanced Placement or Advanced Standing may be counted toward a degree.

Advanced Placement Tests From High School
Advanced Placement Credit can be awarded to high school graduates who have scored a minimum of 3 on the Advanced Placement Tests administered by the College Entrance Examination Board. Students must submit their official Score Report from the College Entrance Examination Board to the Registrar's Office.

Extrainstitutional Learning
Extrainstitutional Learning is learning that is acquired from work and life experiences, independent reading, and study, the mass media and participation in formal courses sponsored by associations, business, government, industry and the military. After careful evaluation in some instances an Advanced Placement test will be given.

CLEP examination
Certain CLEP general examinations are accepted by Langston University as a means of earning credit for general education requirements. Earning credit in general education by means of the CLEP examination does not automatically satisfy requirements in major fields. The use of CLEP examinations for this purpose is determined by the individual department or division. Students are encouraged to consult with department heads or school deans on the use of these examinations.

Credit for Military Service
Students who have previously served in the Armed Forces will be allowed eight (8) semester credits by submitting a DD-214 form or its equivalent to the Registrar's Office. Students who have completed formal service school training may request an evaluation for credit. "The Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services" will be used to determine credit to be awarded. Student must submit DD-295.

Articulation Policy
Langston University cooperates fully with the requirements of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Articulation Policy for transfer of students among institutions in the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. A student who has been awarded the Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree from an approved Oklahoma State Accredited College or Junior College will have completed general education requirements so long as the degree includes the minimum course requirements outlined in the Articulation Policy and so long as no requirement is lacking which is mandated by the Oklahoma State Regents for a bachelor's degree. Students majoring in a Teacher Education Program must meet all Admission to Teacher Education requirements. Students with the Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree from a properly accredited out-of-state college or junior college will be given benefit of the Oklahoma Articulation Policy only if the degree contains the minimum requirements of the policy.