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Religion Credit Policy for Transfer Students and Expedited Degree-Seeking Students

Students must complete the required cornerstone courses listed in the table below. In addition, students must take additional REL courses to complete the minimum number of required REL credits at BYU-Idaho.

Student who have previously taken both REL 121 and REL 122 will not be required to take REL 275.

Bachelor’s Degree-seeking Students

The number of Religion credits required for bachelor’s degree is adjusted for students who bring transfer credits to BYU-Idaho:

Total Number of Transfer Credits

Minimum REL Credits Taken from BYU-Idaho

 

Minimum Required Religion Courses

0-14.9

14

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 6 additional REL credits

15-29.9

12

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 4 additional REL credits

30-44.9

10

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 2 additional REL credits

45-59.9

8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

60-74.9

6-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

75-89.9

4-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

90 or more

2-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

Associate’s degree-seeking Students

The number of Religion credits required for an associate’s degree or an applied associate’s degree is adjusted for students who bring transfer credits to BYU-Idaho:

Total Number of Transfer Credits

Minimum REL Credits Taken from BYU-Idaho

 

Minimum Required Religion Courses

0-14.9

8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

15-29.9

6-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

30-44.9

4-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

45 or more

2-8

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, and REL 275

Expedited Degree-seeking Students (3+2, 3+3, or other 3+ programs)

The number of Religion credits required for students completing expedited degrees in conjunction with a graduate program at another university is adjusted according to the following table. For more information, email interuniversityrelations@byui.edu.

Number of Credits Earned at BYU-Idaho Before Entering Expedited Program

Minimum REL Credits Taken from BYU-Idaho

 

Minimum Required Religion Courses

90

10

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 2 additional REL credits

90.1-105

12

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 4 additional REL credits

105.1-120

14

REL 200, REL 225, REL 250, REL 275, and 6 additional REL credits