Transcript Procedure (501-07)
Transfer Credit to the College (501-08)
Transfer Credit to Other Institutions (501-09)
Reverse Transfer of Credit (501-10)
Transcripts Procedure (501-07) Return to menu
a. Residency: Minimum required credit hours taken at the Coconino Community College prior to award of degree or certificate.
b. Official Transcript: One that has been mailed from the granting institution to the College.
c. Regionally accredited higher education institutions, those that are accredited by:
1. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
2. New England Association of Colleges and Schools, Inc.
3. North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
4. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
5. Western Association of Schools and Colleges
6. Northwest Committee on colleges and Universities
The College has established residency requirements for degree and certificate seeking students. Transfer credits are accepted up to the total credits required for each program minus the residency requirement.
a. Degree programs: minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours
b. Certificate programs: minimum of 30% of total certificate credit hours
a. Students who desire to transfer previous college or university credits to Coconino Community College must submit official transcripts to the College from all institutions regardless of when credit was earned or level of grade received.
b. Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted as transfer credit.
4. Transcript Evaluation
a. The transcript evaluation procedure includes a review process.
b. Credits earned more than five (5) years ago may be subject to special evaluation. Courses satisfying general education requirements have no time limit.
c. The official transcript evaluation requires that students certify they are declaring all previous credit.
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a. AGEC: Arizona General Education Curriculum
b. CEG: Course Equivalency Guide
c. GECC: General Education Core Curriculum
2. Transfer of AGEC courses from other Arizona community colleges, Arizona tribal colleges, Arizona public universities, non-Arizona colleges or universities, or non-public Arizona universities.
a. If a course is in the GECC of the transferring Arizona Community College or Tribal College, the College will accept the credits as defined by the source institution. If the course fulfills one (1) or more of the AGEC Special Requirements at the transferring institution, the College will transfer it to fulfill those requirements.
b. Coursework transferred from regionally accredited non-AGEC granting institutions (i.e., Arizona public universities, out of state institutions) may be applied to AGEC as follows:
1. Transfer coursework deemed by the AGEC granting institution to be equivalent to a course on that institution’s formal AGEC list may be used to satisfy AGEC in the same manner as the institution’s own course.
2. Transfer coursework that is equivalent to a non-AGEC course may not be used to satisfy AGEC.
3. Transfer coursework not having a direct equivalency shall be evaluated by the AGEC granting institution using the AGEC granting institution’s own institutional curricular standards for identifying AGEC courses.
3. Transfer of non-AGEC courses will be accepted on a course-by-course basis by reviewing and comparing course descriptions or additional course materials.
4. Credit for Prior Learning Experience
Students enrolled at the College may be awarded up to thirty (30) credit hours for Prior Learning completed through:
a. College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
b. Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Support Examination program (DANTES)
c. Advanced Placement Examination (AP)
d. International Baccalaureate (IB)
e. Military Training
f. Previously acquired knowledge and/or competencies required to complete a particular class and that instruction in this area would be repetitive.
Transfer Credit to Other Institutions (501-09) Return to menu
1. Transferring Credit from Coconino Community College
The academic policies and operation of the College are governed by the CCC District Governing Board:
a. The College adheres to the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) approved by Academic Program Articulation Steering Committee (APASC).
b. The College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the regional accrediting body.
c. Courses numbered 100-299 may be eligible for transfer to other colleges and universities.
d. To determine the transferability of particular CCC courses taught:
1. Fall semester 1991 or Spring semester 1992: Refer to Arizona’s regionally accredited Yavapai College course prefix and number system and its course outlines.
2. Summer semester 1992 forward: Consult the CCC section of the appropriate Course Equivalency Guide published by the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education.
2. Transferring to Arizona Public Universities
a. Arizona public community colleges and universities have agreed upon a common structure for a transfer general education curriculum. This provides students the opportunity to build a general education curriculum that is transferable upon completion without loss of credit to another Arizona state community college, Arizona tribal colleges, or university.
b. Completion of the AGEC will fulfill lower division general education requirements for all Arizona community colleges, Arizona tribal colleges, and Arizona public universities.
c. Students are required to fulfill lower division major requirements and prerequisites within their college and major/minor area of study.
3. Arizona Transfer Liaison (ATL)
a. The College has appointed an ATL to resolve problems by transfer students as reported by students, advisors, faculty members, and college officials.
b. The ATL ensures compliance with the transfer and articulation agreements and resolves problems concerning the transfer and applicability of community college credit to university programs.
Reverse Transfer of Credit (501-10) Return to menu
Students leaving Coconino Community College prior to earning an associate degree or certificate may transfer credit back to the College from another post-secondary institution in order to fulfill the CCC program requirements.
1. Reverse transfer procedures may be governed by individual IGAs or agreements with specific universities for the benefit of the student. The Registrar will maintain copies of any and all agreements related to reverse transfer.
2. For institutions/universities that do not have agreements on file, the following is the responsibility of the student:
a. Courses/credits that may be applicable for reverse transfer credit must be determined by the Registrar or designee.
b. Students should contact their advisor for an appointment to determine what courses fulfill remaining degree or certificate requirements.
c. Students must complete all program requirements including the number of credits necessary for the degree.
d. From the Transfer Institution: After successfully completing the determined course(s) with a C or higher, the student must request an official transcript be sent to Coconino Community College to be evaluated by the Registrar or designee unless an IGA allows official transcripts to be shared without a student request.
3. Upon completion and approval of graduation application paperwork, the College will notify the student that he/she has completed the degree or certificate.
4. To receive an AGEC stamp on the CCC transcript using transferred credits from another post-secondary institution, students must attend at least fifteen (15) credit hours at CCC.
5. Courses numbered 300 and above may transfer as elective credit with a designation of 3XX or 4XX.
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Exam Equivalency Tables for AP, CLEP, & IB
This catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of publication. All information is subject to change without notice, obligation, or liability.