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Transfer between colleges

General Transfer Criteria between Colleges:

 

1)    Students should complete the foundation program before being transferred.

2)    Transfer between majors takes place within the college itself.

3)    After all college transfer criteria are met, there will be a further ability test before acceptance in Physical Education, Art Education, and Music and Musical Science.

4)    Students should pass English level 6 or its equivalent if they plan to transfer to any English-medium and bilingual program.

5)    A student who wishes to transfer to a program should satisfy the FP courses that are pre-requisites for the degree courses of the program.

6)    Students must consider the remaining duration of study at SQU when applying for transfer and should not exceed the maximum allowable duration (refer to the academic regulations).

7)    Students are only permitted to select one transfer choice.

8)    Students are allowed to transfer once only.

9)    Approval for transfer depends on the number of available seats in the college. Students will not be transferred if seats are unavailable even if they have fulfilled all transfer requirements. 

Important notes:

 

1.    After transfer, only credits that are equivalent to the student's new degree plan will be counted. Other credit hours may not be taken into account and that may lead to a delay in graduation of one or more semesters. Students should bear in mind that conflicts in their timetable may arise due to transfer and that they will be responsible for dealing with them.

2.    A student who wishes to transfer to the College Medicine and Health Sciences (MD) and Biomedical Science, Nursing and College of Engineering can take PHYS2101 or PHYS2107 without repeating them.

3.    Transfer to the College of Medicine and Health Sciences is not allowed for scholarship students and staff children.

4.    A transferred student must collect his / her new degree plan from the Asst. Dean and HOD of the new college as well as complete the transfer process and course equivalency.

5.    A student can cancel a transfer after it has been announced.

6.    Humanity colleges students are eligible to transfer to the scientific colleges even if they did not pass the level 6 in English and should submit a valid English Proficiency test certificate: 500 points in the International TOEFL test or its equivalent OR Band 5 in the Academic IELTS test (with a minimum band of 4.5 in each skill: writing, speaking, listening & reading) and pass the math for Science in English (0105).

7.    A student is eligible to have two options when applying for transfer to college of education.

8.    The Academic department will conduct an interview for student Appling for transfer to the college of education. 

 

Transfer Criteria between Colleges

 

 

Minimum credits


Required grades


Required courses before transfer


Minimum CGPA


Transfer to the colleges and Specialties


14 credits

each semester


Minimum "B" grade in both the required courses without repeating



Two courses from:

(1) BIOL2101 (2) PHYS2101 or its substitute PHYS2107

(3) CHEM2101




3.50


Medicine & Health Sciences


14 credits

in each of two semesters


Minimum "B" grade in both the required courses


Two courses from:

(1) BIOL2101 (2) PHYS2101 or its substitute PHYS2107

(3) CHEM2101



3.0


Biomedical Science


14 credits

each semester


Minimum "B" grade in both the required courses without repeating



Two courses from:

(1) BIOL2101 (2) PHYS2101 or its substitute PHYS2107

(3) CHEM2101



3.30



Nursing


14 credits

each semester


Minimum "C+" grade in the required courses without repeating



Students should complete the following two courses:

a) PHYS2107 or its substitute PHYS2101

b) MATH2107





3.00



Engineering





14 credits




Minimum "C" grade in both the required courses


Two courses from:

(1) BIOL2101 (2) PHYS2101 or its substitute PHYS2107
(3) CHEM2101




2.00





Agricultural & Marine Sciences






14 credits





Minimum "C+" grade in both the required courses


Two courses from:

(1) PHYS2101 or its substitute PHYS2107

(2) CHEM2101

(3) BIOL2101

(4) ERSC2101

(5) MATH2107

(6) COMP2101

(7) STAT1001 or the substitute courses (STAT1811& STAT2812)





2.00








Science



14 credits



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2.50


College of Economics and Political Sciences


14 credits



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3.00


Political Sciences Program



14 credits



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2.00


Law


14 credits



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2.30



Arts & Social Sciences



14 credits



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3.00


Education



14 credits



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2.75



Art education & physical education