University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
Table of Contents
Welcome to UWF
Fall Semester 2006
Spring Semester 2007
Summer Semester 2007
Degrees, Areas of Specialization,
Student Services and Resources
Tuition and Fees
Military and Veterans Information
Registration and Records
Graduation and General Degree
Public Service and Research Centers
College Mission Statements
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Master's Degree Programs
Specialist Degree Programs
Doctoral Degree Programs
Course Numbering System
Course Listings and Descriptions
The University recognizes the following programs for which undergraduate students may receive academic credit. A combined total of 60 semester hours, of which not more than 20 semester hours may be upper-division credit, may be accepted for transfer. Credit toward major requirements must be approved by the studentís major department. Categories and maximum acceptable limits are as follows:
Acceptability of University credit from all sources will be determined by
the Office of Admissions.
Undergraduate students who anticipate taking correspondence courses should discuss these plans with their faculty advisor.
Information regarding correspondence courses offered for the Florida public universities may be obtained by writing: Department of Independent Study, 2209 NW 13th Street, Suite D, Gainesville, Florida 32609-3498. Telephone: (352) 392-1711, extension 200; or email: Learn@nervm.nerde.Ufl.edu; or home page: www.doce.ufl.edu/indstudy.
Correspondence study should not be permitted as part of any masterís degree program.
It is the studentís responsibility to have an official transcript forwarded to the Office of Admissions.
Credit by Proficiency Examination
A student who previously attempted a course or is currently enrolled in a course may not use the credit by examination option for that course. Students may attempt to earn credit by examination in a specific course only once, regardless of whether the examination is passed or failed. Students who have earned a letter grade ďA-FĒ in a course may not challenge the course by examination under the forgiveness policy. A total of 30 semester hours of credit by examination may be applied to an undergraduate degree.
Non-degree students who possess a bachelorís degree or higher, who are participating in an approved teacher education program, and who demonstrate significant teaching experience, may take one or two courses amounting to no more than nine semester hours of their course work through the credit-by-examination option. Students must be enrolled in UWF at the time the exam is given.