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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC - University of Washington


Chapter 478-160 WAC: Admission and Registration Procedures for the University of Washington

WAC 478-160-175: Credit definitions.


Credit courses are offered either for resident credit or for extension credit.

(1) Most courses offered through University of Washington extension are offered for resident credit, and grades earned in such courses are transcripted as resident credit and are included in the student's resident cumulative grade-point average.

(2) Courses offered through correspondence study, and some other courses, are offered for extension credit. These credits and grades are not included in the resident grade-point average, and students may apply only ninety such university credits toward an undergraduate degree. Extension credit courses are identified by an "X" prefix when listed in catalog material.

Additional information concerning credit courses may be obtained by contacting the following office:

University of Washington Educational Outreach
Box 359492
Seattle, WA 98195-9492

(or phone 206-685-6308, or visit the web site at www.pce.uw.edu).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and University of Washington Board of Regents Standing Orders, Chapter 1, Section 2. 10-23-039, § 478-160-175, filed 11/10/10, effective 12/11/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 02-06-021, § 478-160-175, filed 2/25/02, effective 3/28/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130, 42.17.260, 42.17.290, 42.17.300 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 97-14-004, § 478-160-175, filed 6/19/97, effective 7/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 91-16-001, § 478-160-175, filed 7/25/91, effective 8/25/91; Order 72-5, § 478-160-175, filed 11/6/72.]