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College Website, Publications and Event Requirements: Academic Credit and Placement

This section of the College Website, Publication and Event Requirements covers issues related to academic credit and placement.

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Citation

RCW 28B.10.057: Academic credit for military training

Frequency

Must be presented to any applicant who listed prior or present military service in his or her application. 

Location

Not specified.

Description

Each institution of higher education must provide a copy of its policy for awarding academic credit for military training to any applicant who listed prior or present military service in his or her application. Each institution of higher education must develop and maintain a list of military training courses and programs that have qualified for academic credit.

Citation

RCW 28B.50.785: Publication of transferable college-level courses — Course lists for one-year academic completion certificates and transferable degrees

Frequency

Continuous

Location

Easily identified and accessible on the college's website.

Description

Community and technical colleges must publish courses that are recognized by all four-year institutions as transferable.

Example

Everett Community College Transfer Credit Options

Citation

RCW 28B.50.090: College board — Powers and duties

Frequency

Continuous

Location

  • Website
  • Admissions materials

Description

Options for course placement: Colleges are required to post all the available options for course placement on their website and in their admissions materials.

Example

Bellevue College Transferring Scores and Courses

Citation

Frequency

Continuous

Location

Website

Description

Colleges must follow a systemwide credit policy on Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge International (CI) exams.

  • Credit policy regarding all AP and IB exams must be posted on campus websites effective for the 2019 fall academic term. 
  • Credit policies regarding Cambridge International examinations must be posted on campus websites effective for the fall 2020 academic term.

Colleges must maintain websites regarding their AP, IB, and Cambridge International policies in a publicly accessible way. 

Citation

RCW 28B.10.053: Postsecondary credit for high school coursework — Master list of qualifying courses and qualifying examination scores — Dissemination of information

Frequency

Continuous

Location

  • Website
  • Admissions materials

Description

Colleges must clearly include in its admissions materials and on its website the credits or courses that can be fulfilled by the proficiency examinations or demonstrated competencies. Colleges must provide this to the WSAC or the SBCTC to be submitted to OSPI for distribution to K-12 school districts. RCW 28A.230.130 Findings — Intent – 2011 c 77.

Example

Everett Community College Transfer Credit Options

Citation

The Inter-College Reciprocity Policy was approved by the Instruction Commission February 2005, last amended May 2012

Frequency

Continuous

Location

Catalog

Description

Institutions will make transfer-in students aware of the provisions of the Inter-College Reciprocity Policy by publishing them in college catalogs and other transfer-related resources, and to provide transfer-in students with a clear point of contact and process for pursuing reciprocity.

Citation

RCW 28B.15.910: Limitation on total operating fees revenue waived, exempted, or reduced—Outreach to veterans

Frequency

Continuous

Location

Admissions application.

Description

College admissions application must provide an opportunity for students to indicate if they are a military veteran.

Example

Requirement fulfilled in “Section 5 — Residency Information” on the uniform admission application.

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