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Transfer Credit

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
Marcia Richards (Athletic Training, Exercise & Wellness)
Lisa Buzan (Exercise Science - Last Names A-M)
Gale Larson (Exercise Science - Last Names N-Z)

MMBIO Department
Kevin Johnson
 
NDFS Department
Susan Fullmer (Dietetics)
Frost Steele (Food Science)
Chad Hancock (Nutrition)
 
PDBIO Department
Connie Provost
 
Public Health Department
Beth Liechty
Stephanie Lutz
 
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
Marcia Richards

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.