Credit for Extension and Correspondence Courses

The maximum amount of credit through correspondence courses and/or extension courses allowed toward the baccalaureate degree is 24 units. The maximum allowed toward the second baccalaureate or master’s degree is 9 units. Extension course credit does not apply toward the residence requirement at CSUN. Extension courses numbered 800 do not carry any credit toward CSUN graduation or credential requirements.

Extension courses from other accredited educational institutions must have been acceptable for credit at the parent institution for the baccalaureate degree. The nature of the credit for the degree at CSUN will be determined by the appropriate academic departments.