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Academic Residency 1.301

Related Administrative Procedures: Student (should be Academic) Credit for Learning Experiences other than Formal Instruction - Administrative Procedure 1.101

Academic Residency Requirement for University Transfer Degrees:

  • A minimum of 15 semester hours in courses numbered 100 and above and must have been achieved at ECC, excluding AP, CLEP and proficiency credits.

Academic Residency Requirement for Associate of Applied Science Degrees:

  • A minimum of 15 semester hours of coursework that are degree requirements, six of which must also be discipline specific, in courses numbered 100 and above and must have been achieved at ECC, excluding AP, CLEP and proficiency credits.

Academic Residency Requirement for Certificates:

  • One fourth of the curriculum requirements but no less than eight semester hours of credit must have been achieved at ECC, AP, CLEP and proficiency credits earned at other institutions do not count toward academic residency.
  • Articulated credit earned through the Tech Prep articulated credit program can be included in the calculation of the academic residency requirement. Tech Prep students who earn articulated credit can only earn ECC certificates after matriculating to ECC.
  • If the certificate requires less than eight semester hours, all courses must be completed at ECC or through ECC's Tech Prep articulated credit program.