Graduate Courses Taken by Undergraduates
Certain graduate level courses listed in the ISU Catalog may be used in the program of study even though they were taken for graduate credit by the student as an undergraduate at
The following conditions must be met:
1. The POS committee can request approval from the Dean of the
2. Credits earned in these courses must be in addition to those used to meet requirements for the bachelor’s degree and must have grades of B or better.
3. The student must be classified as an undergraduate and not a special student (credits taken as a special student are not allowed).
4. A letter of certification must be obtained from the Graduation Office (10A Alumni Hall) indicating that the courses were not taken as a special student, were not used toward fulfillment of the undergraduate degree program and were graded B or better. This letter must be submitted with the POS form.
Courses Taken as a Special Student
A person classified as a “special student” is considered an undergraduate and may not use courses taken under that status in a graduate degree program. A student who has received the baccalaureate degree must register as a graduate student if he/she is to receive graduate credit for courses.