A student may request to substitute a course in his curriculum for another prescribed course but taken in another unit of the University. Every substitution of subjects must be based on at least one of the following:
In addition, every petition for substitution must :
All petition for substitution must be submitted to the Office of the Dean concerned before 12 percent of the regular class meetings have been held. Any petition submitted thereafter shall be considered for the following semester.
No substitution shall be allowed for any subject prescribed in the curriculum in which the student has failed or received a grade of ‘5’ or an unremoved grade of ‘4’, except when, in the opinion of the department offering the prescribed subject, or of the faculty in units without any department, the proposed substitute covers substantially the same subject matter as the required subject.
All applications for substitution shall be acted upon by the Dean concerned. In case the action of the Dean is adverse to the recommendation of the adviser and the head of the department concerned, the student may appeal to the Vice Chancellor for Instruction whose decision shall be final.
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