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Policy Governing Course Substitution
following guidelines apply to requests for course substitutions in degree and graduation plans to meet the requirements for
Courses recommended for substitution credit must be comparable in terms of level, content and competency outcomes as
indicated by course descriptions in the Southern University at Shreveport Catalog or most recent course syllabus.
Technical subject courses cannot be substituted for general education courses (e.g., electronics for physical science).
As a rule, major-specific courses cannot be substituted for general education courses (e.g., Principles of Teaching for
Courses designated as core curriculum requirements in one category cannot be substituted for courses from another category
(e.g., speech for history; math for art, etc.).
Course substitutions must be approved by the advisor, the division dean, and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Upon approval, the dean must forward the course substitution form to the Registrar’s Office.
TUDENT INFORMATION (to be completed by the student):
Last First Middle
Phone: ( ) SUSLA Skymail (Email): @skymail.susla.edu
I request course substitution for the following course(s):
Detailed Rationale for Course Substitution Request:
s Signature: Date:
Division Dean’s Signature/Date
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs’ Signature/Date
Records and Registration
Request for Course Substitution
RO: Request for Course Substitution: Revised 07/16:07/17:08/19-LR
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