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EXEMPTION FROM COURSES

a) Exemptions are not automatically awarded and will be decided by the Academic Dean/Assistant VP in response to a specific application by the student.

b) Application for exemption must be made atleast two (2) months prior to the start of the semester. No exemptions shall be considered after a student has been registered.

c) The student will complete the Exemption Form containing the following information:

  • The name of the course for which exemption is requested.

  • Demonstrated proof of the student’s ability to master the course material by:

    • Transcript from the institution attended

    • Atleast a “B-” average(60-64%) in the course deemed as comparable;

    • For another course to be considered comparable, this course should be atleast a 3-credit course (or the equivalent number of credit hours) and completed at least at the same level as the course for which exemption is being applied.

    • A course outline and reading list in the comparable course must be submitted.

d) The decision for exemption will be made using the following criteria:

  • That atleast 80% of the course content has been covered by the student.

  • That exemption is only granted for first level courses.

  • That exemption should be signed off by the Academic Dean/Assistant VP.

e) A non-refundable course exemption fee will be applied valued at one-third of the regular course fee.