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Before You Complete a Course Equivalency/Substitution Petition

  • Please meet with a counselor as a petition may not be required.
  • Course Petitions will not be processed without a course description or course syllabus from the year you completed the course. The course description can be found in a college’s catalog online, or you may visit CollegeSource Online to view digital college catalogs. Course descriptions give a small description of the course and what they cover, which is required to compare to the courses offered at our college.
  • Only attatch PDFs of supporting documents..


If you need to provide proof of passing the prerequisites requirement for a course then…

After You Complete This Form

Once your form is submitted, the Admissions Office will forward your online course substitution petition to the appropriate instructional department.

  • The department will then return the Approved/Denied course substitution petitions to the Admissions Office.
  • Please allow 2 (two) to 4 (four) weeks to process during Fall and Spring semesters. Please allow 8 (eight) to 12 (twelve) weeks for processing during the Summer term.
  • The Admissions Office will email you the outcome of your course substitution petition once it is received from the instructional department.
  • Your official transcripts from the college/university where you took the course must be on file with the Admissions Office.

If this petition is approved, I understand that I must earn a “C” or better in the course requested in this petition and submit official transcripts to the ARC Admissions office.

Course Equivalency/Substitution Petition