Credit/No Credit Option
To be granted credit for a course in which you've registered credit/no credit, you must earn a grade of 'C-' or better. Consult the table below to determine whether you may enroll for courses on a credit/no credit basis. Courses may not be taken credit/no credit if they are to be used to satisfy the GER English and mathematics competencies.

Credit/No Credit Option Table
School / College Who Qualifies Which Courses May Be Taken Limits
Academic Opportunity Center AOC undergraduates follow rules listed for L&S students.
Architecture and Urban Planning Pre-Architecture students and upper-level students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Elective courses; courses other than the 48 credits required for the Architectural Studies degree. One course per semester; maximum of eight courses.
Arts, Peck School of the Undergraduates in the Arts. Courses outside the major. Any course which would fulfill the core curriculum requirements. One course per semester; maximum of eight courses.
Business Administration Undergraduate in Business and Pre-Business. All non-Business, courses outside the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, that are not required as part of the students major. One course per semester; maximum of eight courses. No Business course may be taken on a C/NC basis by any student regardless of classification unless it is only offered on a C/NC basis. PBBA students may not take Econ 103/104 or Math 211 on a C/NC basis
Education Undergraduate in Education and Pre-Education. Courses to fulfill core cirriculum requirements; electives; areas of concentration in elementary, early childhood, or exceptional educationl psychological and cultural foundations; methods requirements; student teaching. Exceptions: Students in secondary education programs may not take courses in their majors, minors, or areas of concentration on a C/NC basis. Exceptional Education students must consult their department regarding which courses may not be taken on a C/NC basis. Eight courses - L&S, student teaching courses - optional, courses offered C/NC only, plus 12 credits in other Education courses.
Engineering and Applied Sciences Undergraduate in Engineering and Applied Science. Free elective or humanities/social science elective courses Maximum of 12 credits; no more than three credits in any one semester.
Graduate School Ph.D. candidates in Political Science with departmental approval. C/NC option not allowed for any other graduate students. Ph.D. candidates in Political Science with departmental approval. C/NC option not allowed for any other graduate students. Ph.D. candidates in Political Science with departmental approval. C/NC option not allowed for any other graduate students.
Health Sciences Undergraduates admitted to the School. No required courses in any of the preprofessional or professional prgrams may be taken on a C/NC basis. Only one course regarless of number of credits may be taken per semester. A maximum of 12 credits may be taken C/NC.
Information Studies Undergraduates in Information Studies. Only used in courses outside the 51 credits required for the degree. One course per semester; maximum of eight courses.
Letters and Science Undergraduates in L and S. Courses other than Honors courses which are not in the students major One course per semester; maximum of eight courses.
Nursing Undergraduates in Nursing. Non-clinical elective courses in Nursing. One course per semester; maximum of six courses.
Social Welfare, Helen Bader School of Undergraduate majors and pre-majors in Social Work and Criminal Justice. Only used in courses outside the 54-65 credit requirements in the Social Work or Criminal Justice major One course per semester; maximum of eight courses.
University Special and Off-Campus Before registering for C/NC option, University Special Students should contact and advisor in the Office of Adult and Returning Student Services. Off-Campus students should contact the appropriate program coordinator. Before registering for C/NC option, University Special Students should contact and advisor in the Office of Adult and Returning Student Services. Off-Campus students should contact the appropriate program coordinator. Before registering for C/NC option, University Special Students should contact and advisor in the Office of Adult and Returning Student Services. Off-Campus students should contact the appropriate program coordinator.