Courses taken at an accredited college or university will transfer to Charleston Southern University under the below guidelines. Official transcripts are required for courses to be transferred. Credit will be classified as one of the following: (1) equivalent to a current CSU course; or (2) acceptable as a major/minor elective; or (3) acceptable for Liberal Arts Core, or (4) acceptable as general elective credit only.
Limitations have been set for the maximum number of transfer hours as outlined below:
Courses that transfer from SC Technical Schools
SC Technical School Courses listed in alphabetical order.
Courses that transfer from Spartanburg Methodist College
Note: Nontraditional credit at CSU includes CLEP Subject Tests, DANTES Subject Standardized Tests, Advanced Placement, CSU Challenge Exams, and credit from military experience.
Math Policy: All math courses are evaluated by our Math department. If you have any questions about your math course credit, please contact the Registrars Office. You may be asked to provide a syllabus of the course to the Math department. How a math course, from the SC Technical School system, applies to a CSU major differs.
Credit for Certified Police Officers: Police officers who are certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
(Class 1) or another approved agency are eligible to apply for six (6) hours of undergraduate
or three (3) hours of graduate credit. The student is required to submit documentation
and application to the Registrars Office for approval. Federal law enforcement officers
may also be eligible to apply for Nontraditional Credit. Contact the Chair of the
Criminal Justice Department for additional information. Complete this form to initiate
the process: Nontraditional Credit Application
Military Credit: (30 credit hours maximum for general experience)
Must be documented by submission of any of the following:
DD-295 form, DD-214 form, Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) transcript, Army/ACE Registry
Transcript Service (AARTS), and Field Training Reports
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