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Transfer of credit for courses that you have taken at another university or college is managed by the BYU Transfer Office.

Courses can transfer in three ways:

  • As an elective (counting toward the 120 hours needed for graduation).
  • Equivalent to a BYU course, counting towards a general education requirement.
  • Equivalent to a BYU course, counting towards a major requirement.

Students should first go to the person listed below in their departments for transfer evaluations.

Biology Department
Nicole Cuthbert (Biology, Biodiversity and Conservation, Bioinformatics)
Josh Stowers (Biological Science Education)

Exercise Sciences Department (Based on Last Name)
Farris Child (Athletic Training, Exercise & Wellness H-Z)
Carol Stepan (Exercise & Wellness A-G, Exercise Science A-G)
Lisa Buzan (Exercise Science H-O)
Gale Larson (Exercise Science P-Z)

MMBIO Department
Kevin Johnson

NDFS Department
Frost Steele (Food Science)
Jason Kenealey (Nutritional Science)
Lynette Johnson (Dietetics)

Cell Biology & Physiology Department
Connie Provost

Public Health Department
Beth Liechty

PWS Department
Randy Larsen (Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation)
John Chaston (Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology)
Brad Geary (Landscape Management)
Neil Hansen (Environmental Science)

Academic advisors can also assist students in this process.

Life Sciences Advisement
Don Breakwell
Farris Child
Gale Larson
Lisa Buzan
Carol Stepan

If you are transferring from another university or college and require transfer of courses to fulfill general education requirements see Transfer Guides or Transfer Equivalency Search.