Most students take a full credit load of 16 US semester hours of credit, which translates to 24 units.
You should include at least 8-10 courses on your online course form.
To select your courses from the University of Sydney:
|Australian Term||U.S. Equivalent|
|Faculty||School or College|
|Unit of Study||Course|
|Semester 1||Spring Semester|
|Semester 2||Fall Semester|
You will receive an email from the University of Sydney prompting you to enroll in courses through your student portal. Students can then complete their enrollment tasks and see their timetable prior to arriving in Sydney. Students can also make amendments to enrollment and adjustments to their timetables once arrived in Australia with assistance from the USyd Advisors.
The online course form students submit to Arcadia prior to departure does not guarantee approval or enrollment in those courses. There is a drop/add period at the beginning of each semester that allows students to make changes to course enrollments. If you make any changes it is your responsibility to inform your home institution.
Possible additional fees for courses that include laboratory work, field excursions or theater trips. Many fine art or production courses will include a supplemental fee.
For studio art, graphic art, art media production, drama, dancing or music courses, you will need to submit a portfolio or audition tape to support your application. submit a portfolio or audition tape on slides or a CD. Submit between 8-12 examples of your work. Portfolio is non-returnable.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|7||High Distinction||85 - 100%||A|
|6||Distinction||75 - 84%||A|
|5||Credit||65 - 74%||B|
|4||Pass||50 - 64%||C|
|3||Conceded*||Pass (45 - 49%)||D|
|1-2||Failure||0 - 44%||F|
* Note: The Conceded grade is not offered by all institutions. Where a host institution uses the Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, a D will be issued. Where the host institution does not use Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, an F will be issued.