Transfer Credit

Physics Transfer Credit

Procedures for LSA Students:

  • Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission's online transfer credit database.
  • Courses listed on this database are pre-approved. Take the course and submit an official transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions showing the official course grade.
  • If the course is not listed, please submit an official syllabus, including topics covered, and the course final exam to In your email, include the name of the school at which the course was taken, the course name and number, and your UMID number.
  • Course evaluation can take a few weeks, so please submit your materials early.

Policies for LSA Students:

  • No online courses are accepted for transfer credit; there are no exceptions to this rule.
  • Please note that due to the unique focus of Physics 135 and Physics 235 (Physics for the Life Sciences I and II), there are not many equivalents.
  • All physics transfer credits follow the general College of LSA transfer credit guidelines. Please review them. Students are responsible for knowing and following these policies.

Procedures and Policies for Non-LSA Students:

  • Consult with your college to discuss transfer credit procedure. 
  • Online courses will not be accepted for physics credit.