Revised 09/16
COLLEGE OF THE SISKIYOUS
800 College Avenue, Weed CA 96094 * Fax: 530-938-5367 * registration@siskiyous.edu
APPLICATION FOR COLLEGE CREDIT BY COURSE CHALLENGE
Name: _________________________________________ Birthdate: __________ SID: S00___________________
Last First MI
Phone: _________________________ Email __________________________________________________
Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________
Street City State Zip
______ Units Completed at COS (Must have completed at least 12 units)
______ Grade Point Average at COS (Must have 2.0 or better cumulative GPA at COS.)
Course to be challenged: (Course must be listed in current catalog.)
Course No. ______________ Course Name _____________________________ Units ______________
Describe your experience or background that indicates a probability of success by course challenge.
Student Signature: ________________________________________ Date: _______________
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
1. Verification of eligibility for credit by course challenge: Eligible Ineligible
___________________________________________ ______________
Advisor or Counselor Date
2. Review by appropriate Dean: Approve Disapprove
Instructor Assigned: ________________________________________________
___________________________________________ ______________
Dean Date
3. Review by Instruction Council: Approve Disapprove
___________________________________________ ___________
Vice President Instruction Date
4. Payment of fees to the Business office: Receipt #__________________ Date________________
5. Date of Completion: ____________ Grade: ______________
6. Date Instructor forward results to Registrar ________________________ Date grade posted on transcript ______________________
7. Business Office pays instructor: Date: ___________________ Receipt No.: _____________
Revised 09/16
COLLEGE OF THE SISKIYOUS
PROCEDURES FOR
COLLEGE CREDIT BY COURSE CHALLENGE
This process is NOT intended for performance or activity courses.
A. Student must complete the top half of application (only one course per application) and have it approved
by the Dean after consulting with the appropriate faculty. Prior to student commencing the process, an
instructor will be identified by the Dean.
B. Student must have completed 12 or more units at COS and have a cumulative GPA or at least 2.0 in
previous COS coursework.
C. After Dean’s approval, the application will go to the Instruction Council where final approval may be
granted.
D. The fee to take the challenge examination is the current enrollment fee per unit for the course being
challenged. For example, the fee for 2016-17 is $46 per unit.
E. The application and challenge process must be completed within the semester of date of application.
F. The student will be allowed to take the challenge exam only once. A student will receive a letter grade
(A-F), which will be noted on the transcript
G. A student may petition conditionally for proper placement in a course sequence and the units will be
granted when 12 units are completed (Example: challenge of a course in a sequence).
H. A student may not petition for course challenge to raise a grade of C or better.
I. Petitions are available in the Counseling and Admissions & Records Offices and online.
J. Any exceptions to the above, other than 2 + 2 agreements with local high schools, must be approved by
the Instruction Council.
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