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Degree Accelerator

Frequently Asked Questions

Projects

  • What are the system requirements for this course?

You don’t have to worry about the system requirements as you will be executing your practicals on Virtual Labs which is a pre-configured environment. This environment already contains all the necessary tools and services required for this course.

  • How will I execute practicals in this course?

You will be working on the virtual live lab environment that we provide which will give you the access to all the tools and softwares required for this particular course. The stepwise guide for accessing these services will be available in the LMS and University of Emerging Technologies support team will assist you 24*7 in case you have any doubts.

  • Which case studies and projects will be a part of this course?

This course includes multiple scenario-based examples in-order to hands-on experience to be able to utilize the tools and prompts over an extensive period of the course. This course include multiple small projects throughout the course, 2 case studies, and one final capstone project which will hone your skills as per current industry standards and prepare you for your future career needs.

  • What are the system requirements for this course?

Any computer with standard Windows and or Mac with at least 4 GB RAM and a Core-i3 processor.

Credit & Transfer

  • Is University of Emerging Technologies an accredited college/university?

University of Emerging Technologies is not a college and does not confer degrees, so it can not be accredited. However, University of Emerging Technologies does offer ACE recommended courses which many accredited universities will accept as transfer credit.

 

Although University of Emerging Technologies does not confer degrees, University of Emerging Technologies courses can be transferred to over 1,500 colleges and universities that do.

  • What is accreditation anyway, and are there different kinds?

This isn't straightforward so bear with us. The U.S. Department of Education does not accredit colleges and universities directly, but it does authorize a number of organizations to do so. Some of these are national in reach while others are regional. Regional accreditation is the gold standard and is the most widely recognized. It's important that the college or university that confers your degree be regionally accredited to ensure that your degree is recognized as widely as possible.

  • If University of Emerging Technologies isn't a college, then how can I earn college credit by taking UET courses?

University of Emerging Technologies has courses that have been recommended as transferable to accredited institutions by the American Council on Education (ACE). Over 1,500 accredited institutions in the U.S. will consider accepting credit earned by passing a course that's recommended by ACE. If you pass any of University of Emerging Technologies’ credit-recommended courses, then you can request a transcript for them from ACE that you can submit to your institution as transferable credit.

  • What  is ACE?

ACE stands for American Council on Education. ACE is a credit recommendation body that has recommended University of Emerging Technologies courses for transferable college credit. You can learn more about them by clicking here.

 

  • Are University of Emerging Technologies' courses equivalent to college-level work?

Yes! ACE determined that University of Emerging Technologies' credit-recommended courses meet the standards of college-level coursework at post-secondary institutions. When taking a course, you will be expected to finish all the grading material which will include quizzes, assignments, midterm exam, case studies, final project and final exam.

  • Are all UET courses recommended for credit by ACE?

No, you can see a full list of UET courses that recommend for credits on this page.

  • Which colleges accept credit from UET?

UET’s credit-recommended courses are eligible for transfer credit with over 1,500 universities. In addition to this, UET has partnered with a number of universities to guarantee that the credit you earn here will transfer to one of their institutions.

  • How can I be sure that my school will accept credit from UET?

UET strongly recommends contacting your school's registrar or admissions office to ask if they accept ACE recommended credits. If you have been working with a personal advisor at your school, we recommend that you ask them to review the UET courses you'd like to take to see if they'll transfer to your school.

  • How do I transfer the credit I earned to my school and what if my college requires a course grade?

You can transfer your UET credit to your school by sending them a UET or ACE transcript. In general, all UET partners accept transcripts from University of Emerging Technologies while some other colleges will prefer an ACE transcript. Follow the steps here to request a transcript.

  • How do I request a transcript from UET?

Once you have successfully completed one of UET’s credit-recommended courses, you can request a transcript from UET or ACE. To request a transcript from UET,  go to your "My Courses" tab of your LMS Member Dashboard and click the "Request Transcripts" button.

  • How do I request a transcript from ACE?

To request transcripts from ACE, you'll need to create an account on Credly's Acclaim platform. Follow the instructions here to get started.

  • How long does it take for a transcript to arrive at my school?

Transcripts typically arrive to schools within 1-3 weeks after you request them.

  • Which transcript should I request? (UET or ACE)

Talk to the school where you're transferring your credit to see which transcript they prefer. We've found that schools typically prefer ACE transcripts.

  • Is UET the right fit for my needs?

Whether you are looking for a cheaper, more flexible option to continue your college education, or a pre-requisite to satisfy a program requirement, UET provides tons of courses to fit the diverse needs of the 21st century students. Click here to check out our course catalogue to see if we offer your desired course.

Grading & Exams

  • How are courses graded?

Your course grade is calculated out of 1200 points.The minimum score required to pass and become eligible for college credit is 840 points, which is an overall course grade of 70%. You can earn points from lesson quizzes, assignments, case studies, mid term exam, final capstone project and proctored final exams. Check the course syllabus to see a full breakdown of the point distribution for each course.

  • Do all courses have quizzes, exams, case studies, assignments and final capstone project?

All credit-recommended courses contains quizzes, exams, case studies, assignments and final capstone project. Check the syllabus for each course to review course-specific requirements.

  • Do I have to complete all lessons, quizzes, exam, and assignments in a course?

Yes, , you will always need to complete the final exam and any required assignments to pass a course.

  • What happens if I don't pass a lesson quiz?

If you do not pass a lesson quiz, you will have two more opportunities to re-take the quiz in order to improve your score; in total, you have three opportunities. It may vary course to course.

  • What is a proctored exam and how does it work?

A proctored exam is an exam in which a student's activity and environment are monitored to imitate a traditional testing experience. At UET, tests are monitored virtually through our third-party partner Software Secure. UET students simply download Software Secure to their device and follow directions. For more information about how this works, click here for a helpful video that breaks down the process.

  • What happens if I don't pass a proctored exam?

If you don't pass a proctored exam, you still may be able to take the exam again. Reach out to your assigned academic enabler for instructions.

  • What happens if I don't pass a course?

If you have used all your exam attempts and cannot earn more points by retaking lesson quizzes or resubmitting required assignments, then you may not be able to achieve a passing score in your UET course. If you find yourself in this situation, we recommend speaking with an advisor at your school. They may be able to recommend alternative courses that you can take to fulfill the requirements for your degree plan.

 
 
 
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