Curriculum Requirements for Transfer Students Entering Fall 2013 or Later 

Students who entered as transfer students prior to Fall 2013 will follow the curricular requirements in place at the time of their matriculation.

To graduate from Arcadia University, undergraduates who enter as transfer students must do three things:

1) Complete a total of 128 credits.
2) Complete the requirements of their chosen major.
3) Complete the Undergraduate Curriculum Requirements for transfer students, which depend upon the number of credits initially transferred. as follows: All students must complete EN101 if they do not have an equivalent course with a “B” or better.

(Note: Undergraduate Curriculum requirements are defined by courses rather than credits. Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of courses.)

Requirements for Students Transferring Fewer Than
18 Credits or Fewer 

(Not including AP Exam credits or dual enrollment college credits)

  • Same as first-year students. Need to complete all Integrative Learning Experiences, Areas of Inquiry and Intellectual Practices

Requirements for Students Transferring 19-56 Credits

  • 1 Global Connections Experience & Reflection
  • 2 additional Integrative Learning requirements
  • 1 Senior Capstone
  • Areas of Inquiry – 1 of each
    • Creative Expression
    • Cultural Legacies
    • Self & Society
    • Natural & Physical World with lab
  • Intellectual Practices
    • Completion of the 102-level of a Modern Language
    • 1 Quantitative Reasoning Mathematics (Math beyond MA100)
    • 2 Writing-designated courses

Requirements for Students Transferring 
57 or More Credits

  • 1 Global Connections Experience & Reflection
  • 1 additional Integrative Learning requirement
  • 1 Senior Capstone
  • Areas of Inquiry – 1 of each
    • Creative Expressions
    • Cultural Legacies
    • Self & Society
    • Natural & Physical World with lab
  • Intellectual Practices
    • 1 Quantitative Reasoning Mathematics (Math beyond 100)
    • 1 Writing-designated course

Core-to-Core Transfer

  • 1 Global Connections Experience & Reflection
  • 1 Senior Capstone

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