Credit Glossary

Credit Glossary

Type of CreditWhich courses?How will it appear on my transcript?Satisfies which requirements?Example
UNC EquivalencyAssigned for courses that have an exact match in the UNC curriculumWill appear as equivalency on transcripts and in Connect Carolina (Course History, Tarheel Tracker, etc) with study abroad grading basisSatisfies any associated general education and major/minor requirements and functions as prerequisite if neededHIST 226 History of Rome
Departmental ElectiveAssigned for courses that do not have an exact match in the UNC curriculum, but do fit within a UNC department Will appear as departmental elective on transcripts and in Connect Carolina (Course History, Tarheel Tracker, etc) with study abroad grading basis If assigned with a level, will satisfy any associated major/minor/supplemental education requirements (when possible). May need additional discussion and/or adjustment with your major/minor department to fulfill additional requirements HIST ---- History Elective or HIST 2--- History 200-level Elective
General EducationAssigned for courses that do not fit within a specific department at UNC, but do satisfy "Making Connections Curriculum” general education requirements Will appear as assigned GENR for associated general education requirement on transcripts and in Connect Carolina (Course History, Tarheel Tracker, etc) with study abroad grading basis Satisfies any associated general education requirement(s) GENR 180 Visual or Performing Art
General ElectiveAssigned for courses that do not fit within a specific department at UNC and do not fulfill any general education requirements Will appear as GENR ---- on transcripts and in Connect Carolina (Course History, Tarheel Tracker, etc) with study abroad grading basis Satisfies general elective hour requirements GENR ---- General Elective
No CreditCredit cannot be awarded for courses focused on alcohol (i.e. wine tasting) Course will be posted as GENR ---- with a study abroad grading basis of ‘SN’ indicating no credit is being awarded No credit hours or requirements can be fulfilled with courses designated as no credit