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Waiver of General Education Requirements

Section:300
Section Title:Academic Affairs
Policy Number:300-F1
Policy Name:Waiver of General Education Requirements
Approval Authority:Provost/VPAA
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:Provost/VPAA
Responsible Unit:Office of the Provost/VPAA
Date Adopted:April 2017

Policy

Students who transfer to Ramapo College with at least 48 credits from an accredited institution of higher learning but without a completed associate of arts or associate of science  degree may be waived from some general education requirements.

 

Reason for Policy

To delineate the process whereby students who transfer to Ramapo College with at least 48 credits may be waived from some general education requirements and to identify  the requirements that may be waived.

 

To Whom Does The Policy Apply

All Ramapo College faculty, staff, and students.

 

Related Documents

Procedure

Policy and Procedure 300 FF: Transferring Academic Credit

Contacts

Office of the Provost: 201-684-7529

 

 

Procedure

Waiver of General Education Requirements

 

Students who transfer to Ramapo College with at least 48 credits from an accredited institution of higher learning must transfer from that institution or complete at Ramapo College courses that meet the following Ramapo College general education requirements:

 

  • Critical Reading and Writing 102
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Scientific Reasoning

 

These students will be waived from all other keystone courses in the College’s general education curriculum.

 

In addition, these students must take one course from each of two of the following distribution categories at Ramapo College:

 

  • Culture and Creativity
  • Values and Ethics
  • Systems, Sustainability, and Society

 

During academic advisement, students will be advised of any applicable waivers of general education requirements as well as any remaining general education courses that they must complete to fulfill Ramapo College’s degree requirements.