9.1 A validation of subject is given to an admitted undergraduate transferee student. He/ she must validate all the subjects he/she is offering for advanced credits. His/Her admission shall be on probationary basis until such time as he/she shall have validated or repeated, in accordance with this rule on validation of subjects which are required for his/her program. The student shall not be allowed to enroll in a subject or subjects, the prerequisites of which, taken elsewhere, have not yet been validated or repeated in this college.
9.2 Application for advanced credit of subjects shall be made on the prescribed form available from the registrar.
9.3 A validating test shall be held in the department upon payment of a required fee per subject.
9.4 No substitution shall be allowed for major and mandated subjects prescribed in the curriculum in which the student has failed, except when, in the opinion of the College Dean offering the prescribed subject, the proposed substitute subject is substantially similar in subject matter to the required subject.
9.5 Substitution of subjects may be authorized in any one of the following cases:
9.5.1 A curriculum has been superseded by a new one and the substitution tends to bring the old curriculum in line with the new one. However, in case, of curricular revision, the student follows the curriculum he/she was enrolled in while in the first year;
9.5.2 There is conflict of schedule between required subjects;
9.5.3 The required subject is not offered.
9.6 Petition for substitution should:
9.6.1 Involve subjects within the same department if possible; if not, the proposed substitute must be allied to the one being substituted;
9.6.2 Be between subjects of the same number of units.
9.6.3 Be recommended by the Department chairman and the College Dean during the registration period or before the opening of classes;
- Be acted upon by the VP for Academic Affairs. In case the petition is disapproved, the student may appeal to the President whose decision on the matter is final.