Withdrawal from a course from
the third week of classes through the twelfth week.
After the thirteenth week a student may not withdraw
and is awarded the grade earned.
TRANSFER CREDIT POLICIES
TMC grants credit for college level course work
from other colleges and universities based on the
1. The student must have good standing at the
institutions previously attended. Students who
have been dismissed or suspended from another
college for disciplinary reasons must request
that a letter be sent by the dean of the college
involved, detailing the reasons for such dismissal.
2. No courses will be transferred in which the grade
earned was less than C (2.0). Credit will be given
for accepted courses which will apply toward the
student’s course of study at The Master’s College.
3. No more than 70 units of credit will be accepted
from a community college. Courses for which
credit is allowed toward the bachelor’s degree
must be university transfer level.
4. No more than 94 units from other accredited
institutions may apply toward fulfillment of
degree requirements at The Master’s College.
Transfer students must take at least 12 semester
units of upper division work in their major at
5. Students who are transferring from an accredited
institution and who have completed a lower
division course which had content comparable to
an upper division course at The Master’s College
may: (a) choose to retake the course at TMC to
earn upper division credit for the course; or (b)
choose to pass a competency exam to verify that
the lower division course was comparable in rigor
to the upper division course at TMC. Passing the
competency exam entitles the student to enroll in
another upper division course to earn sufficient
upper division credits.
6. Transfer credit may be granted to students from
unaccredited schools of collegiate rank upon
approval of the Vice President of Academic
Affairs or the Registrar.
7. The Master’s College will grant credit for
transferable college coursework taken before
high school graduation if taken from an
accredited college. Official transcripts must be
submitted and all other transfer requirements
8. The maximum number of transfer credits
which will be awarded for various types of “non
traditional” college course work from accredited
institutions are as follows:
of Advanced Placement (maximum
of 32 units), College Level Examination
Program (maximum of 18 units), and credit
by TMC assessment (maximum of 12 units).
of transfer credit from military
transcript with a maximum of 30 units
applicable toward meeting TMC general
of non-traditional course work.
Directed Studies courses, correspondence
courses, computer- and WWW-based
distributed education courses or Video/ITV
based courses may be applied towardmeeting
TMC general education requirements.
Credit Limits for Non-Traditional TMC
The maximum number of semester units from non-
traditional format TMC courses that a student may
count toward a degree program is as follows:
13 units of TMC Directed Studies courses.
24 units of intensive format TMC courses
(Post-session, Winterim, or GE school).
24 units of credit for life experience assessment
Credit by Examination
The Master’s College, as a member of the College
Entrance Examination Board, recognizes the merits
of the Advanced Placement (AP), College Level
Examination Program (CLEP), the International
Baccalaureate (IB), Dantes Subject Standardized
Tests (DSST) and will grant credit for passing scores
in certain tests offered through these programs. A
student may earn a maximum of 32 semester units of
transfer credit across the combination of AP exams