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Credit for Military Training
Veterans who have served one full calendar year (or more) full-time active duty and received an honorable discharge may be awarded 8 semester credit hours toward their degree. The 8 semester credit hours include 2 credit hours Personal Health Promotion (HE 120), 4 credit hours Military Science elective, and 2 credit hours Kinesiology elective. Veterans in the National Guard or Reserves with less than one year of continuous active service may be awarded 4 semester hours toward their degree. The 4 semester hours include 1 credit hour Personal Health Promotion (HE 120), 2 credit hours Military Science elective, and 1 credit hour Kinesiology elective. Veterans who are eligible for either 4 or 8 semester credit hours must turn in their Member-4 copy of their DD-214 to the Office of Admissions.
Veterans or reservists may be eligible to receive additional transfer credit for specialized military training in accordance with recommended standards outlined by the American Council on Education (ACE). One of the following applicable documents must be submitted to the Office of Admissions, Sherman Hall 115, to receive this credit. Unofficial copies or transcripts printed from the Internet cannot be accepted. Information describing how to obtain an official AARTS, SMART, CCAF, or Coast Guard transcript follows.
AARTS - Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve
An official copy of the AARTS transcript request form may be obtained at the AARTS Operation Center.
SMART - Marine Corps and Navy
An official copy of the SMARTS Transcript request form may be obtained online at https://smart.navy.mil/smart/welcome.do .
CCAF - Air Force
The Community College of the Air Force transcript request form is located at CCAF-Virtual Education Center, or by writing:
100 South Turner Blvd
Gunter Annex AL 36114-3011
USCG - Coast Guard
The Official USCG transcript request form may be obtained at the Veterans Resource Center or can be obtained on their website. The completed form must be signed and faxed to (405) 954-7249.