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Transfer Credit Coding

Whenever possible, transfer credits are given an equivalent URI course code and number. When there is no direct URI equivalent, they are coded as follows:

General Electives

Courses not associated with a particular URI course are coded as general elective credits as indicated below and may be used toward fulfilling total graduation requirements:

XXX 1XX – General Elective Credit:  Lower Division

XXX 2XX – General Elective Credit:  Lower Division

XXX 3XX – General Elective Credit:  Upper Division

Departmental Electives

If a course corresponds generally to a URI Department but is not a direct equivalent of a particular course, it is coded as a department elective and may be used toward fulfilling a major or minor in that department subject to departmental approval, but may not be used toward fulfilling general education requirements.


ART 1XX Lower Division Art course
CVE 3XX Upper Division Civil Engineering course
ENG 2XX Lower Division Fine Arts and Literature course
GEO 1XX Lower Division Geosciences course
SPA 3XX Upper Division Spanish course

General Education Courses

May be used toward fulfilling a General Education requirement as follows:     

If the last digit is General Education Requirement
C or ECw English Communication
  M or MQ Mathematical and Quantitative
 A Fine Arts and Literature
F or FC Foreign Language/Cross-CulturalCompetence
L Letters
N Natural Sciences
S Social Sciences


WRT 1XC English Communication
ART 1XA Fine Arts course in the Fine Arts and Literature Category
 ENG 1XA Literature course in the Fine Arts and Literature Category
MTH 2XM Mathematical and Quantitative
POR 2XF Foreign Language/Cross-Cultural Competence
HIS 3XL Letters
BIO 1XN Natural Sciences
SOC 1XS Social Sciences

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