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Academic Policies & Regulations

Please see the Undergraduate Academic Policies section of this Bulletin. Students are responsible for complying with all university-wide academic policies as well as those of the School of Media and Communication that appear below.

Academic Standing

A matriculated undergraduate student in the university is in Academic Good Standing if enrolled in a baccalaureate degree-seeking program. 

Please see the University's policy on Academic Standing for detailed information about Academic Warning, Academic Probation, and Academic Dismissal.

Credits Not Applied Toward the Degree

Credits earned in the following courses are not applied toward a degree in the School of Media and Communication: lower-level courses in Military Science, Topical Studies, RCC, ELECT, and Mathematics 0015. 

Dean's List

Each fall and spring semester, those undergraduates who have met the credit hour and academic criteria for their school or college are placed on the Dean's List. See the Dean's List policy for specific GPA and credit-hour requirements.


Students returning to the School of Media and Communication after an absence of one semester (unless an approved Leave of Absence form was filed prior to the leave) must use the Undergraduate Bulletin in effect at the time of readmission or any subsequent Undergraduate Bulletin. Credits more than 10 years old may not be applied toward a degree in the school. For application deadlines and the re-enrollment form, please visit:  www.temple.edu/vpus/documents/request_to_reenroll.pdf.

Transfer Students

Refer to the Undergraduate Admissions section of this Bulletin for general information on transferring courses to Temple. In addition to these criteria, each department in the School of Media and Communication will evaluate any credit to be transferred into a major. This evaluation generally is done at the first meeting with a faculty advisor during the first semester. The maximum number of credit hours allowed to transfer in the major are: 12 hours in Advertising; 20 hours in Media Studies and Production; 24 hours in Communication Studies; 12 hours in Journalism; and 12 hours in Strategic Communication.

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