Applicants who cannot meet the specific or equivalent prerequisite re quirements will be admitted to provisional standing until deficiencies have been removed. All deficiencies; which must be cleared by the beginning of the sophomore year, may be made up by taking college courses which cover the required material. Credits earned to cover a high school deficiency cannot be applied toward graduation from College. ADVANCED STANDING. Applicants for advanced standing must present the same application forms and transcripts as those applying for freshman standing. The transcript from the last school attended must bear the statement of honorable dismissal. Students transferring from accredited schools will receive credit for courses which are equivalent to Biola's requirements for graduation. Students transferring from non-accredited institutions may receive credit in Bible and related subjects by validation examinations or by satisfactory completion of twelve units of work taken during the first semester. Provisional credit for liberal arts units will be granted in accordance with policies of the state college or university of the state in which the institution is located from which credit is being transferred. A minimum grade average of "C" is required for admission with advanced standing. Students entering the College with advanced standing must meet the residence requirements for graduation: the Senior year of residence with at least twelve hours of classroom work per semester and, a minimum of 15 units of upper-division work in the major field, in the B.A. program. SPECIAL STANDING. Those who present reasons satisfactory to the Admissions Committee are privileged to take an elective course consisting of a minimum of five hours of class room work which includes at least one Bible subject. Unless sufficient reason is presented, a student is not allowed to remain in this classification for more than one year. REGISTRATION All students should register during scheduled registration days. Late registration will continue two weeks after the regular registration days. A late registration fee of $5.00 will be charged during the first week, and $10.00 during the second week. Registration is not complete until tuition and fees have been paid. Students will receive credit for only those courses in which they are officially enrolled in the Registrar's Office. CHANGE OF REGISTRATION A student who finds it necessary to drop or add a subject must secure from the Registrar's Office the proper form for such procedure. A student. who drops a course without fulfilling this requirement will receive an "F" in the subject. A charge of $1.00 is made for each class change. Changes in registration may be made during the two weeks of late regis tration. After that date courses cannot be added. Courses may be dropped without penalty during the first six weeks of class work provided that the student is doing work of a passing grade at the time of withdrawal. A grade of "F" is given for work below passing grade. Students who drop a course for reasons of health after the sixth week must secure from the Medical Department a statement of physical inability to carry the academic load.
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