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TRANSFER EVALUATION GUIDELINES FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT

Information about Transcript Evaluation

A transcript evaluation is completed once official transcripts from all previously attended institutions have been received by WGU. Please note that transcripts must be sent to WGU directly from the issuing institution to be considered official. WGU does not perform unofficial evaluations or accept unofficial transcripts. The guidelines below will provide a good indication of the expected transfer credit. Official transcript evaluations will occur in the month prior to your start. Transcripts are processed in the order they are received. Please contact your Enrollment Counselor if it has been more than 15 business days since your transcripts have been received and you have not received an evaluation. Transfer credit will not be awarded for transcripts received after your first term start date. Transfer credit awarded for Business, Information Technology, or Health Professions College programs may not apply if a program change is made to the WGU Teacher’s College. 

COURSES ACCEPTED FOR TRANSFER CREDIT: 

  • Must be college level from an Institutional Accreditor (as listed by the U.S. Department of Education). For a list of USDE Institutional Accreditor agencies, see: Click here for a list of USDE Institutional Accreditor agencies.
  • Must have been awarded a grade of C- or better (Pre-licensure Nursing program must have a grade of C or better). 
  • May not be used to fulfill more than one course of study. 
  • Must meet the competency unit and content equivalency requirements. 

​COURSES SATISFIED BY AN ASSOCIATE OR BACHELOR’S DEGREE:

  • Where transfer credit does not apply, courses may receive a Requirement Satisfied (RS). 
  • Courses that receive a Requirement Satisfied can be fulfilled by an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science from a Regionally or Nationally accredited institution. (Accrediting agency recognized by The U.S. Department of Education) 
  • In certain cases, the degree must be in a specific field of study. 
  • Requirement Satisfied by degree does not apply to all courses or programs at WGU. A change in majors at WGU may result in the removal of credit.

Important: The courses listed below are eligible for transfer credit; refer to your program guide for a complete listing of program requirements. 

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General Education

Courses Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below may be satisfied by an Associate or Bachelor's degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement.  

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
collapse Group : Communication ‎(4)
Written CompositionC455English Composition I3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in english composition. Excluding business writing and technical writing.

Written CompositionC456English Composition II3

A second, sequential course, equivalent to 3 units, in english composition. Excluding business writing and technical writing.

Communication ApplicationsC168Critical Thinking and Logic3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in critical thinking, reasoning, argument or logic.

Communication ApplicationsC464Introduction to Communication3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in speech or communications.

collapse Group : History and Humanities ‎(2)
History and GovernmentC121Survey of United States History3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in U.S. history. Specific events in U.S. history cannot be used to meet this requirement. Coursework needs to include a broad overview of U.S. history.

Ideals & EthicsC100Introduction to Humanities3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in the humanities (i.e. literature, visual and performing arts, music, theatre, philosophy, ethics or religious studies).

collapse Group : Mathematics ‎(3)
Statistical ReasoningC723Quantitative Analysis for Business3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in statistics in business decision-making. Cannot be filled by an AAS degree.

Statistical ReasoningC955Applied Probability and Statistics 3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in statistics.

Quantitative ReasoningC957Applied Algebra3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in college algebra or a course at a level higher than college algebra (calculus, trigonometry, linear algebra). Cannot be satisfied by an intermediate algebra or quantitative reasoning course.

collapse Group : Sciences ‎(1)
Physical SciencesC165Integrated Physical Sciences3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in physical science (chemistry, geology, physics, astronomy).

collapse Group : Social Science ‎(2)
Social/Behavioral SciencesC273Introduction to Sociology3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in sociology or anthropology.

Social/Behavioral SciencesD089Principles of Economics3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in economics.

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Lower Division Core

Courses Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below may be satisfied by an Associate or Bachelor's degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement. 

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
expand Group : Core Courses in the Major ‎(7)
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Courses in the Major

Courses Satisfied by Transfer Credit

The group below cannot be satisfied by a degree unless otherwise stated in the transfer requirement. 

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
collapse Group : Courses in the Major ‎(11)
D074Principles of Accounting3

One or two courses, equivalent to 3 to 6 units total, in accounting principles I, financial accounting I and managerial accounting I. Coursework must be based upon financial and managerial accounting principles for transfer credit.

C722Project Management3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in project management or one of the following certifications: CompTIA Project+, PMP, CAPM, MS 70-633, MCTS Enterprise Project Management received or renewed in the last five years.

C232Introduction to Human Resource Management3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in human resource management. May also be transferred if a student holds a valid aPHR, PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), or the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

C234Workforce Planning: Recruitment and Selection3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in workforce planning or one of the following certifications: a valid PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), the SHRM-CP in SHRM-SCP certification.

C233Employment Law3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in employment law. May also be transferred if a student holds a valid PHR, SPHR, or GPHR certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), or the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

D100Introduction to Spreadsheets1

One course, equivalent to 1 unit, in spreadsheets. This course must be taken within the past 5 years. Course cannot be satisfied by an Assocaite or Bachelor's degree. 

D076Finance Skills for Managers3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in business finance. Cannot be satisfied by personal finance or general finance.

D080Managing in a Global Business Environment3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in global or international business.

D075Information Technology Management Essentials3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in information systems management. The course must cover how businesses use computers to: solve business problems, create strategic advantage and help organizational decision-makers. May not be satisfied with a computer literacy course or a productivity software course (such as Microsoft Office). Course must be taken within the past 10 years.

D081Innovative and Strategic Thinking3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in strategy to drive business growth for a competitive advantage.

D082Emotional and Cultural Intelligence3

One course, equivalent to 3 units, in emotional and cultural intelligence in organizations. This course can be met with organizational behavior, psychology of work, management principles, applications of management or management skills.

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Non-Transferable Courses

Courses Not Satisfied by Transfer or Degree

The group below may not be satisfied by transfer credit or degree. 

  
  
  
  
Transfer Requirement(s)
collapse Group : Courses in the Major ‎(10)
C720Operations and Supply Chain Management3

​Non-Transferable Course

C235Training and Development3

​Non-Transferable Course

QHT1Business Management Tasks3

​Non-Transferable Course

QGT1Business Management Capstone Written Project4

​Non-Transferable Course

C236Compensation and Benefits3

​Non-Transferable Course

C721Change Management3

​Non-Transferable Course

D102Financial Accounting3

​​Non-Transferable Course

C182Introduction to IT4

​​Non-Transferable Course

D099Sales Management3

​​Non-Transferable Course

D083Business Core Capstone: An Integrated Application4

​​Non-Transferable Course



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