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Final examinations are held at the end of each semester or term.
Credit by Examination
USA students may receive credit by special examination upon approval of the appropriate
academic personnel (statement of application procedures may be obtained from the Office
of the Registrar). A fee of $30.00 will be charged for each examination. In addition,
the student will be charged the current course fee per hour of credit. Hours attempted
will be included in determining the student's grade-point average.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
The University of South Alabama is a participant in the College Level Examination
Program. Transfer credits earned through the College Level Examination Program will
be evaluated according to standards established by this University. Prospective or
enrolled students may seek information from the Office of Admissions or Office of
No more than a combined total of 25% of the total credits required for the degree will be allowed for credit received through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement Program (AP), International Baccalaureate Program (IB), military service school courses, and other approved non-collegiate-sponsored programs, as recommended by the American Council on Education.