Follow these steps to
successfully complete your petition form.
Obtain the light blue form that has
the title "Petition to the Faculty: Course Substitution" from the
Section 1: Be sure to complete
each item in the section box. Items include name, address, phone
numbers, social security number, and major.
Section 2: First, give
the course number and name as it would appear in the catalog or bulletin
(ex: Math 1111 College Algebra). Also give the quarter/semester
and year you took this course, along with the name of the university in
which you took the course. Next, write the name and number for the course
taken at SPSU that you wish to replace. Last, state the reason(s)
you wish to substitute the first course you listed for the the second course.
The most common reason is for graduation purposes.
Section 3: Read the agreement
Section 4: You need the
of the course department head only if you are requesting a course substitution
for a required course taught outside your major department.
Section 5: Obtain the signature
of your major department head. This is always required!
Section 6 (labeled OFFICE USE):
Do nothing. This is for the faculty to complete.
Do not tear off your copy yet. You still need the last section completed.
Submit your completed petition to the Registrar's office.
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