Transfer credits are not included in the computation of the cumulative GPA. A student must complete a minimum number of nursing credits at St. Joseph’s to receive their degree. Nursing transfer credits are determined on an individual basis.
The College will grant Advanced Placement credit in English Composition and Psychology if the student has achieved a score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Examination of the College Entrance Examination Board. An official AP Score Report must be requested from the College Board and forwarded to SJCON for transfer credit to be granted.
The College will grant academic credit for the following CLEP examinations: College Composition, Introductory Psychology, or Introductory Sociology. Credit for the examination is determined in accordance with the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE). A score of 50 or higher is required for transfer credit to be granted. An official score report must be requested from the College Board and forwarded to SJCON for transfer credit to be granted. Information regarding these examinations may be found at http://www.collegeboard.org
The College will grant academic credit for Anatomy & Physiology and/or Microbiology courses taken more than seven (7) years prior to acceptance through Excelsior College Subject Examinations (UExcel Credit by Exam). Credit will only be granted for subject examinations if the student earned a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher in the initial course. A grade of “C” or better must be achieved on the subject exam. An official transcript must be requested from Excelsior College and forwarded to SJCON for transfer credit to be granted. Information regarding these examination may be found at http://www.excelsior.edu. Questions regarding any aspect of this policy may be directed to the Office of the Registrar.
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