Who evaluates transfer courses?
Concentration coordinators are responsible for Journalism course transfer decisions. The Chair is the arbiter in the case of a dispute.
Certain introductory courses are accepted without transcript and syllabus evaluations for equivalency of 53-1010 Introduction to Journalism. Contact Jodee Sorrentino at 312-369-8988 for clarification and additional information.
33 E. Congress, Room 201
Student asked to bring:
Students must provide a transcript and a course description (syllabus preferred) and, if possible, a portfolio of work samples. The faculty will evaluate this information in a meeting with the student. Out of town students can provide the information by mail or fax and faculty can respond by phone, letter, or e-mail.
Faculty will respond within 10 business days to the student’s request. Faculty will record their evaluation on an electronic Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Form.
Student will receive:
Office of Degree Evaluation evaluators will issue a new or revised Transfer Evaluation Report to the student within a week of receipt of the Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Form from the department.
Please contact Office of Degree Evaluation