2018-2019 Catalog

Credit by Examination

Students may challenge courses by taking examinations developed at CSU Dominguez Hills. Credit shall be awarded to those who pass them successfully.

General Conditions

  1. A registered student may receive credit by examination for courses in which he/she is eligible to enroll.The student should contact the office of the appropriate department to initiate the procedure.
  2. Each department will maintain a current listing of courses that may or may not be taken as credit by examination.
  3. The student will select a traditional letter grade or CR/NC option, in accordance with policies applicable to regular course enrollment.
  4. Credit by examination will not be given for course work that an academic department deems inappropriate or impossible to evaluate.
  5. The same course can be taken only once as credit by examination.
  6. Credit by examination will not be given for a course if the student has already received credit for a similar but more advanced course.
  7. Units earned by credit by examination may not be used to fulfill the minimum residence requirement.