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Transferring Credit

Transferring credit from accredited North American institutions

  1. For elective credit toward the degree. The signature of the history department chair is required on the appropriate form provided by the Registrar.
  2. For Field of Study, Historical Studies (FSHT) credit. The application form must be filled out and the required material provided to the history department chair. Approval depends on the course meeting FSHT criteria.
  3. For credit toward the history major. The signature of the history department chair is required. Courses transferring at 0.7 units and above will be counted as a full unit for purposes of the major.

Transferring credit from University of Richmond - approved study abroad programs

  1. For elective credit toward the degree. The signature of the history department chair on the study abroad approval form is required.
  2. For Field of Study, Historical Studies (FSHT) credit. The signature of the history department chair on the study abroad approval form is required.
  3. For history credit in another program, such as international studies. The signature of the History Department chair is required for the History designation; the signature of the major advisor is required for major credit.
  4. For credit toward the history major. The signature of the history department chair is required. Students studying abroad for one semester may apply two courses to the major or minor; students studying abroad a full year may apply three courses to the major or minor.