Transferring Credits

When you first enroll at Lincoln University College, you have options in terms of your studies.
 
One option is that you can build on your Lincoln educational experience to transfer to other universities.
 
The Credit Transfer System is one which easily outlines for you, the student, the courses you may take which readily transfer to foreign universities of higher learning in the U.S., Canada, Australia, U.K.  New Zealand, Europe.
 
Universities require that you have a basic understanding across disciplines, before choosing a higher degree. 
 
Lincoln University College offers a Basic Skill and General Education Program which provides the student with standardized courses that more easily transfer to institutions of higher learning.
 
HOW DOES THE CREDIT SYSTEM WORK?
 
The Credit Transfer System will assist you in calculating how many and what type of credits you will be able to transfer from Lincoln to another institution.
 
By enrolling in the Basic Skills and General Education Program you are securing the academic building blocks for further studies.
 
What are credit hours?
Generally a credit assignment of 3 credits is given per course or 3 hours per week of class time. This also works out to 42 hours of class time. It is based on the number of hours of face to face class time over a period of approximately 14 weeks. This may vary based on the institution.
 
What is GPA and CGPA?

GPA  stands for Grade Point Average. Points are given based on the students marks. GPA is calculated by taking the number of grade points a student earned in a given period of time divided by the total number of credits taken. The GPA can be used by potential employers or further post-secondary institutions to assess and compare applicants. A Cumulative Grade Point Average is a calculation of the average of all of a student's grades for all semesters and courses completed up to a given academic term.  For example, semester 1 – GPA is 2.5, semester 2 – GPA is 3.0, CGPA is the total of the  two divided by two, 2.75.

BASIC SKILLS AND GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Students can transfer 45 – 90 credits depending upon their results and GPA.
The following are an example only.

NAME OF THE COURSE : ENGLISH 1
COURSE CODE : BENG 103
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will develop clear, coherent and sufficient writing skills for academic purposes. Student will obtain knowledge of standard, non-standard, formal and informal English and the ability to identify these forms. Skills will include: thesis writing, writing short essays, using appropriate documentation and presentation of written work. Thesis writing is broken down to cover such aspects as: classification, division patterns, comparison and contrast, cause and effect, process, chronology and narrative.

NAME OF THE COURSE : ENGLISH 2(BASIC INTENSIVE)
COURSE CODE : BENG 131
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student’s proficiency in English language assessed with the use of English Language Programs such as TESOL, IELTS. Individualized plans created. Students will have an understanding of parts of speech and patterns of sentences in paragraphs. Students will have good reading skills and be able to write and interpret efficiently and accurately. Students will enhance their basic vocabulary as well as listening and speaking skills.

NAME OF THE COURSE : ENGLISH (INTENSIVE 2 )
COURSE CODE : ENGL 1015
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will have proficiency in the four language skills achieved through a variety of methods – classroom, e-learning support, experiential learning, group work, social activities. English language grammar is highlighted with written assignments, exercises in vocabulary, structured sessions for speaking/listening, reading practice. The aim is for complete English language learning along with on-line integration. Business as well as day to day English is covered.

NAME OF THE COURSE : COMMUNICATION
COURSE CODE : NURB 1023
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will be familiar with the various aspects of communication, types of communication and their functions. It will cover history, the role and structure of various media including print (newspaper, journals, magazines), broadcasting, public relations and other areas of communication with a global focus. Experiential opportunities for students to learn radio and television through visits to the broadcast stations will be arranged.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MATHEMATICS&STATISTICS
COURSE CODE : PHM 2352
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The student will review the Foundations of Mathematics which include basic arithmetic, calculus, algebra, trigonometry and geometry. Every day as well as business mathematics, is covered.

NAME OF THE COURSE : RELIGION
COURSE CODE : REL 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will have a comparative study of world religions from prehistoric times to the present. All religions will be covered and the student will learn what they offer the central issues facing humankind. The student will learn methodologies in studying religions and the current approaches to inter-religious dialogue.

NAME OF THE COURSE : PHIL
COURSE CODE : PHIL 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: By the end of the course, the student will have a knowledge of the important philosophical topics, including human nature, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and social philosophy.

NAME OF THE COURSE : HIST
COURSE CODE : HIST 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student learn the social and political history of ? the Americas (Europe, UK, …). An overview of how significant social political events changed the lives of ordinary people and created the nation states today.

NAME OF THE COURSE : ANTHRO
COURSE CODE : ANTHRO 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course will allow students to understand both the diversity of human societies and cultural patterns the world over and the similarities that make all humans fundamentally alike.

NAME OF THE COURSE : SOCIOLOGY&PSYCHOLOGY
COURSE CODE : NURB 1014
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: By the end of the course, students should be able to develop the ability to pose their own questions and to think critically about social life. Students will have an opportunity to problem solve by applying four steps in the critical thinking process: 1) formulation of a statement of the issue 2) description of contributing causes of the problem 3) identification of fallacies surrounding the issue, and 4) recommendations for solving the social problem.

NAME OF THE COURSE : PSYCHOLOGY&SOCIOLOGY
COURSE CODE : NURB 1014
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: For the student who is interested in human behavior, student will learn about human types, motivations, drives and the purpose of understanding each other. Students will learn self-understanding through familiarity with some basic psychological tools like the Myers-Briggs. The question of : “How do we look inside and outside of ourselves for an objective view on how we live, think and act?”

NAME OF THE COURSE : BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS
COURSE CODE : BBA 3843
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will learn the various research methods used in the social sciences. These research methods include methods of collecting qualitative and quantitative data as the base for social studies, extrapolating theories in the analysis of human behaviour.

NAME OF THE COURSE : FOUNDATION OF SCIENCE
COURSE CODE : LSC 131
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

NAME OF THE COURSE : HUMAN BIOLOGY
COURSE CODE : NURH 1014
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will have a preliminary understanding and knowledge of Biology. Student will learn of the principles and concepts, cellular basis of life, inheritance, evolution and diversity, immunity, circulation and population ecology, ecosystems, and human impact on same.

NAME OF THE COURSE : PHARMALEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
COURSE CODE : PHP 1133
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is for students who have little or no chemistry background. Students will learn the basic concepts of atomic structure, physical chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical bonding and more. Lab work demonstrating some principles, is required.

NAME OF THE COURSE : PHYSICS
COURSE CODE : PHY 123
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The student will learn general physics principles and develop analytical skills for problem solving. Topics will include mechanics, gravity, gas laws, electricity, light and optics.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MALAYSIAN STUDIES
COURSE CODE : MQA 1133
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

NAME OF THE COURSE : MORAL /ISLAMIC STUDIES
COURSE CODE : MQA1002
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

NAME OF THE COURSE : MALAY LANGUAGE COURSE A
COURSE CODE : MQA 1003
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

NAME OF THE COURSE : MALAY LANGUAGE COURSE B
COURSE CODE : MQA 1004
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

NAME OF THE COURSE : FINE ARTS
COURSE CODE : FA 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will learn the history of art and culture with an historical overview of art periods, specific art forms, movements and the influence of art on the culture.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MUSIC
COURSE CODE : MUS 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Student will learn the history of music, music form, and the various music composers. Student will learn music appreciation.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING
COURSE CODE : BACC125
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to introduce students to the different concepts and theories of Accounting by combining an approach to learning about Accountancy that is appropriate to the needs of modern day managers who will either manage their own departments or will manage the whole business with appropriate accounting knowledge and skills.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MACROECONOMICS
COURSE CODE : BBA2553
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover general principles of macroeconomics and their functions. Topics include; various theories like fiscal policy, monetary policy and international issues and basic economic problem. They will also develop analytical skills in solving economic problems

NAME OF THE COURSE : MICROECONOMICS
COURSE CODE : MECO 101
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover general principle of microeconomics and their functions, topic include various theories and basic economic problem, supply and demand, consumer behavior, market structure, production and cost, market failure and etc.

NAME OF THE COURSE : FUNDAMENTALS: COMPUTER PRINCIPLES
COURSE CODE : COMP. 107
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is a combination of fundamental computer principle and basic computer programming. This is a basic course which would cover various aspects of fundamental principles of basic computer and information principle program development. This would cover various techniques on creating, testing, maintaining software applications and various ranges of computer languages.

NAME OF THE COURSE : BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
COURSE CODE : BMNG 117
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The Business Organizations course provides the student with an understanding of various forms of business organization including their formation, dissolution and tax consequences of choosing a particular form of organization. The course will focus on agency law, as well as the formulation and operation of sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporation.

NAME OF THE COURSE : PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
COURSE CODE : BMNG 120
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to provide the student with detailed marketing procedure. This course is basically designed to help the students who would like to major in marketing.

NAME OF THE COURSE : FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCE
COURSE CODE : BFIN 249
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The main objective of this course is to introduce students to field of corporate finance and valuation. An overview of relevant theory is given during the lecturer series. However, the proceeding course "investment Analysis" forms the basis for understanding the concepts introduced. The course focuses on the most widely used and accepted theories and methods. Additionally, the course is designed to give meaningful guidance for practical applications. Problems sets, case studies and most of the practical relevance and conduct of corporate finance and valuation.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MATHEMATICS&STATISTICS
COURSE CODE : PHM2352
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This module is designed to cover various statistical methods which is often used in management decision making process.

NAME OF THE COURSE : HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
COURSE CODE : BHRM126
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This is an introductory course about the management of organizations. It provides instruction in principles of management that have general applicability to all types of enterprises; basic management philosophy and decision making; principles involved in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; and recent concepts in management..

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTRO TO INSURANCE
COURSE CODE : BMNG 253
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to provide a comprehensive and intensive coverage of the area of business insurance. It deals with all the critical issues and technicalities which professional agents should know in order to work with business owners and their representative.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
COURSE CODE : BFIN 251
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The main purpose of this course is to provide basic knowledge of concepts, conventions and standards. In addition students will be able apply some real situation.

NAME OF THE COURSE : CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
COURSE CODE : BOR 6301
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: To enable students to explain and predict buyer behavior. To equip students with a range of behavioral perspectives within which the impact of marketing mix decisions may be anticipated and to develop a critical appraisal of the cultural impact of marketing activities via study of the various interest groups and regulatory imperatives

NAME OF THE COURSE : MONEY AND BANKING
COURSE CODE : BMN6250
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: To develop knowledge, understanding and application of International Financial Reporting Standards and the concepts and principles which underpin them

NAME OF THE COURSE : BUSINESS LAW
COURSE CODE : BLAW 128
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: To broaden students' knowledge with regard to concepts and principles learnt and to familiarize them to the legal aspects in relation to the management and business

NAME OF THE COURSE : ENTREPRENEURSHIP
COURSE CODE : BMNG 244
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Entrepreneurship subject will provide the students with a pragmatic understanding of what it takes to start a business. After initial review of entrepreneurship, leadership, future business competitive scenario, the student will develop a business plan. The student will analyze different cases and firms and understand the details of obtaining of capital to finance the venture. The students will evaluate and analyze real business situations.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTERNET FUNDAMENTALS & APPLICATIONS
COURSE CODE : PHYS123
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover practical aspects of internet and the development of e-mail. FTP, Gopher, UseNet newsreader applications. It will also cover TCP/IP and Winsock

NAME OF THE COURSE : HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
COURSE CODE : BHRM 126
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The main purpose of this course is to provide basic knowledge of policies and implementation of human resources development.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTRO TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
COURSE CODE : BMNG 264
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course provides an insight into business from global perspective. It focuses on both the multinational corporation and the small international start-up firm. It emphasizes how governments intervene in markets and suggests alternatives for working with governments to achieve corporate goals. International business topics covered include globalization, culture, politics, law, trade, financial markets, business preparation and market entry, business strategy and operations.

NAME OF THE COURSE : FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTER PRINCIPLE & PROGRAMMING
COURSE CODE : BBA1153
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course is a combination of fundamental computer principle and basic computer programming. This is a basic course which would cover various aspects of fundamental principles of basic computer and information principle program development. This would cover various techniques on creating, testing, maintaining software applications and various ranges of computer languages.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTERNET FUNDAMENTALS & APPLICATIONS
COURSE CODE : BBA1233
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This module looks at the development and applications of the Internet and the World Wide Web, focusing on the World Wide Web as an almost universal information access tool. There will be both technological and sociological issues discussed in this module.

NAME OF THE COURSE : COMPUTER RELATED MATHEMATICS & STATISTIC
COURSE CODE : DCM 114
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course will cover basic mathematical skill required by programmers, and to develop an awareness of the need for accuracy in the manipulation of numeric data. It will also help the students to understand the part played by mathematics in good computing practice and to help them to see mathematics as a value set of support tools in the design, coding and testing of effective, efficient and reliable software.

NAME OF THE COURSE : WEB DESIGING AND PUBLISHING
COURSE CODE : DCM 126
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Course Objectives: At the end of the module, successful students will be able to appreciate how the World –Wide Web relates to the wider context of the Internet; Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the Web Publishing, Show competence in the use of HTML, CSS, XML and basic XSL to emulate supplied Web page designs; use these techniques in Web pages of their own design and explain the behaviour and operation of Web search engines.

NAME OF THE COURSE : OPERATING SYSTEM
COURSE CODE : COMP 170
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course introduces the fundamental of operating systems. Topics includes inter process communication, process scheduling, deadlock, memory management, virtual memory and file system. Formal principles are illustrated with examples and case studies of one or more contemporary operating system.

NAME OF THE COURSE : QUANTITIVE METHODS
COURSE CODE :DCM 127
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This module is designer to cover various quantitative methods which is often used in management decision making process.

NAME OF THE COURSE : E-COMMERCE
COURSE CODE : DCM 217
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Course Objectives: This comprehensive course to the world of electronic commerce provides the tools necessary to understand and capitalize on the explosion on internet-based business in today’s economy.

NAME OF THE COURSE : SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
COURSE CODE : COMP 111
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover: Product process, managing software projects, conventional methods for software engineering, analysis design and testing methods.

NAME OF THE COURSE : VISUAL PROGRAMMING
COURSE CODE : DCM 246
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: After completion of this course students would be able to apply the principles of a structured application design methodology and produce professional quality documentation. Also, they will be aware of appropriate programming language syntax for generating a data-driven application and/or multimedia user interface.

NAME OF THE COURSE : CALCULUS
COURSE CODE : COMP 333
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: After completion of this course students will have competence in using calculus techniques and solution methods for first –order differential equations.

NAME OF THE COURSE : MULTIMEDIA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
COURSE CODE : DCM 243
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The course will cover multimedia management system in Information Technology field. The following course will be dealt in a systematic way so that students will be able to understand easily the multimedia management system.

NAME OF THE COURSE : INTRODUCTION TO C++ Language
COURSE CODE : DCM 216
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course provides an introduction to object orientated programming (OOP) using the C++ programming language. General principles associated with the object oriented programming paradigm are examined and comparisons between C++ and other OOP languages are made. The course emphasis is on the object oriented facilities of C++ and how they can be used to create structured, modular and re-usable code.

NAME OF THE COURSE : SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
COURSE CODE : COMP 281
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course provides a methodical approach to developing computer systems including systems planning, analysis, design, testing, implementation and software maintenance. Emphasis is for producing logical methodologies for dealing with complexity in the development of information systems. The course approaches the development of information systems from a problem – solving perspective.

NAME OF THE COURSE : JAVA PROGRAMMING
COURSE CODE : DCM228
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course aims to give students knowledge of the basic concepts of programming in an object-oriented language, practice in developing simple object-oriented programs.

NAME OF THE COURSE : DATABASE SYSTEM
COURSE CODE : COMP 219
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: This module will cover process, functional dependencies, database integrity and security, concurrent operations on database, distributed database systems architecture, object-oriented database approach, and deductive database.

NAME OF THE COURSE : DATA COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING
COURSE CODE : COMP 275
CREDIT HOURS : 3
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Introduction to network, network standard and models, Topologies and communication Media, Network Architecture, Network design, Internet work design, Network Requirement, Flow-analysis concepts and monitoring the network, managing the Network, Troubleshooting Network Problems.