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Credits and Course Registration

Your Program Officer will assist you with course registration.

Resident Credit

Comes from George Mason University. Course is taught by Mason faculty. Course work affects GPA.
 
Resident Credit Programs | Taught by Mason Faculty
Type of Program # of Credits
Winter Break with Mason faculty 3
Spring Break with Mason faculty 3
Florence Semester Experience with Mason faculty 15
Oxford Semester Experience with Mason faculty 15
Summer Abroad with Mason faculty 6
International Summer Internship 6
International Semester Internship 12-16

Transfer Credit

Comes from a regionally accredited university. Course work does not affect GPA. The Petition for Transfer of Credits Form is required in order to receive credit for courses taken at an accredited institution abroad.

Transfer Credit Programs from Regionally Accredited Insitutions
Type of Program # of Credits
International Summer School Programs 6 or 9
Semester Experience (bilateral exchange, direct enrollment) 12-16
Oxford Academic Year Programs 30

Prerequisites

Prerequisites are classes you must complete before enrolling in the program you want to take. It is NOT possible to take a course and its prerequisite at the same time. You must take the prerequisite first.

Transcripts from Host Institutions

Transcripts are provided by the host institution upon completion of the program. In order for the Global Education Office (GEO) to process your transcript, an initial or amended Petition for Transfer of Credits Form must be completed and submitted in your MasonAbroad profile. You will be asked to submit the form during your application process, should your program require the form.

Petition for Transfer of Credits Form

The Petition for Transfer of Credits Form is required in order to receive credit for courses taken at an accredited institution abroad.

Download Petition for Transfer of Credits Form