Please Note: Applicants must be a student in at least their second semester of their second year in college at the time of participation (i.e. student needs to at least be in the second semester of first year in college in order to apply to this program).
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution.
You may view the entire course catalog for this program on the Victoria University of Wellington course catalog. Universities in the Southern Hemisphere have different academic schedules with the first semester usually beginning in February and the second semester beginning in July. So for Chapman University’s fall semester, please search for “Trimester 2” courses and for Chapman University’s spring semester, please search for “Trimester 1” courses.
Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits from Victoria University of Wellington will transfer as follows:
Credit at Victoria University of Wellington
Credit at Chapman University
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grade at Victoria University of Wellington
Grade at Chapman University
A+, A, A- (75 - 100%)
B+ (70 - 74%)
B (65 - 69%)
B- (60 - 64%)
C+ (55 - 59%)
C (50 - 54%)
D (Fail) (40 - 49%)
E (Fail) (39% and under)
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.