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College Credit

College courses offered through ISI are approved by the curriculum committee of the cooperating institution sponsoring the course. Most colleges and universities, including the University of Idaho, have transfer credit limitations.

University of Idaho (UI) students

  • If you are working toward a degree, you are required to approval from your academic adviser to take an ISI course. See Forms, Course Approval form.
  • ISI course credits are not included in the computation of a UI student’s grade point average (GPA). 
  • Residency Requirements (J-2) for a UI student - a student must earn a minimum of 30 upper-division credits in UI courses. No credits awarded for ISI courses can be counted among these 30 UI credits. 
  • Credit Limitations (J-5) Forty-eight credits in any combination of credits granted for the following types of courses: ISI, credit based on standardized test scores, technical competence, etc. For more information see Credit Limitations and Alternative Credit Opportunities.

Non-UI Students

ISI staff recommend that students at other institutions contact their registrar and college department and adviser to obtain signature approval that ISI credits will be computed into their degree and GPA before enrolling.

Credits

  • Credit hours are semester hours
  • A through F letter-grade scale with the exception of Engl 101, which is graded P (pass) or F (fail)
  • Courses are approved by the curriculum committee of the cooperating institution sponsoring the course
  • Most colleges and universities have transfer credit limitations

Course Numbers

  • 100-299: lower-division, introductory-level college courses
  • 300-499: upper-division courses for advanced undergraduates
  • 500-699: graduate-level courses for graduate students or students with special permission to register

Location

Independent Study

Physical Address:
Agricultural Sciences, Suite 304
Moscow, ID 83844-3081

Mailing Address:
Independent Study in Idaho
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3081
Moscow, ID 83844-3081

Phone: 208-885-6641

Email: indepst@uidaho.edu

Web: Independent Study in Idaho