Taking Graduate Courses at the Undergraduate Level

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Policy Statement

Eligibility criteria for Brockport undergraduate students who wish to enroll in graduate courses; potential degree requirements fulfilled by those courses.

Category Name: Student
Responsible Unit: Center for Graduate Studies
Responsible Exec: Provost and VP for Academic Affairs
Adoption Date: July 2014 (Senate resolution #28 2013-2014)
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Purpose/Scope

 

Applicability

 

Definitions

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Policy Procedures

Undergraduates Taking Graduate Courses Policy

Eligible undergraduate students, matriculated at The College at Brockport but not enrolled in a combined degree program, may take up to nine credits of graduate coursework at The College at Brockport (but no more than six credits of graduate coursework in a single semester).

Eligible undergraduate students may take 500-level courses if they:

  1. Have successfully completed 90 undergraduate credits

  2. Have successfully completed at least 12 credits at Brockport in their current matriculated status

  3. Have a cumulative Brockport undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00

  4. Obtain the permission of the 1) course instructor, 2) the department chairperson and graduate director of the graduate program offering the course, and 3) the College Registrar

Eligible undergraduate students may take at most one 600-level course if they:

  1. A. Have successfully completed 90 undergraduate credits 

  2. Have successfully completed at least 12 credits at Brockport in their current matriculated status 

  3. Have a cumulative Brockport undergraduate GPA of at least 3.50 

  4. Obtain the permission of the 1) course instructor, 2) the department chairperson and graduate director of the graduate program offering the course, and 3) the College Registrar

Undergraduate students may not enroll in 700-level courses.

Graduate credits earned at The College at Brockport by matriculated undergraduates may be applied to their undergraduate degree requirements or those credits may be applied to their undergraduate major requirements by approval of the major department chairperson. If the student matriculates into a graduate program at Brockport within five years of taking graduate credits, those credits may be applied to the graduate degree program (per program requirements in effect at the time).

Earning graduate credits as an undergraduate is not a guarantee of future admission into any graduate program at The College at Brockport.

Links to Related Procedures and Information

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Contact Information

Center for Graduate Studies

Office Location: Morgan 2105

Phone: 585-395-2525

Fax: 585-395-2515

E-mail: gradadmit@brockport.edu

History (in descending order)

Item Date Explanation
Next Review Date  July 2017 Three year review
Adoption Date  July 2014 (Senate resolution #28 2013-2014) Policy Adopted

Approval

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Last Updated 1/26/18

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