Who Should I Ask About…?
Students who wish to take courses elsewhere while at Hope and transfer
them for Hope College credit are encouraged to make arrangements
before taking the course to ensure transferability. Students will usually
need to obtain a description of the course in order for a decision
to be made about its Hope equivalence.
Forms for requesting that courses
taken at other institutions be counted toward Hope general
education requirements (or a major or minor) are available in the
Registrar’s Office and on the Registrar
If the course is within a particular discipline (for example, Psychology
or Biology), students should consult with the chairperson of the particular
If the student wishes to transfer a course from another college or university
and have it count as a Hope IDS course, students should contact the IDS
Director, Professor Curtis Gruenler.
If the course is to be taken in a Hope College off campus program,
either in the U.S. or international, students should consult the Registrar’s
Office and the Hope College director of the particular program.
- Questions about Course Selection?
Students are strongly urged to discuss your personal learning
objectives with your academic advisor and other faculty members
they can help you maximize the value of your Hope College
Choosing General Education Courses