The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics allows for credit by examination for Math 200 (Calculus I), Math 201 (Calculus II), Math 301 (Differential Equations), Math 307 (Calculus III) and Math 310 (Linear Algebra).
The process is summarized below. For complete information to receive Credit by Examination, please see the current VCU Bulletin additional sources of academic credit. Scroll down to the section titled “undergraduate credit by examination”.
Contact the Assistant Chair, Joy Whitenack, to initiate the process and make the appropriate arrangements within the first four (4) weeks of the semester.
The fee for Credit by Examination is currently $30 per credit hour. Take your completed and signed Approval Form to the Cashier’s Office adjacent to the Student Service Center on the first floor of Harris Hall. This fee must be paid prior to scheduling the exam.
Within two weeks of making your payment, bring your receipt to the Assistant Chair at which time your examination will be scheduled.
A student wishing to take credit by examination must meet the following requirements: