**To receive credit for UTM’s Biological and Physical Systems degree requirement, both the lecture and lab course must be taken.
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**Some courses may not have been previously evaluated. To expedite the review process, please use the Course Evaluation Request Form to provide your course information for review. Please note that this feature is for admitted UTM students and you will need your UTM login information to access the form.
In accordance with the standards set by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the US Dept. of Education, bachelor’s degree programs have a minimum of 120 semester hours or, prior to UTM’s conversion, 180 quarter hours. For UT Martin to achieve this conversion and that of non-semester hours, quarter hours are divided by a factor of 1.5 to reflect accurate semester hours of credit.
4 quarter hours = 2.67 semester credit hours
3 quarter hours = 2 semester credit hours
2 quarter hours = 1.33 semester credit hours
1 quarter hour= .67 semester credit hours
Prior to Fall Semester, 1988, UT Martin was on a quarter calendar system. Effective August 1988, UT Martin is on a semester calendar; credit is awarded in semester credit hours. Students who have taken quarter courses and enroll Summer 1999 and later will have their courses shown as a summary line in semester hours on the academic transcript. A separate transcript can be issued for the quarter hour courses.
For more transfer information see undergraduate admissions - transfer students
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)Credit