Matriculation A process which brings a college and a student who enrolls for credit into an agreement for the purpose of realizing the student's educational objective.
Non-credit Course Courses numbered 100 or above which grant no col- lege credit or student grades. A non-credit course should not be confused with the credit/no credit grading option.
Non-degree Applicable Course does not apply toward an associate degree.
Non-Transferrable Course does not transfer to other colleges.
Open Entry/Exit A course(s) which may be added to a program of study throughout the semester or may be completed upon fulfillment of course requirements at any time during the semester.
Prerequisite A condition of enrollment a student is required to meet in order to demonstrate current readiness for enrollment in a course or educational program.
Probation A period of time in which a student is conditionally enrolled contingent upon either improvement of scholastic achievement, improvement of course com- pletion ratio, and/or conduct compliance.
Program Changes Adding or dropping classes after the original pro- gram.
Registration The process of selecting and enrolling in classes and paying the required fees.
Schedule of Classes A publication used during registration, providing the subject, description of course, course number, course title, units, time, instructor and location of classes offered.
Semester A term of the academic year --Fall and Spring, each lasting approximately eighteen weeks.
Student Educational Plan (SEP) Requirements a student must meet and the courses, programs, and services required to achieve the stated goal. The SEP is developed by the student and coun- selor.
Student Load The number of course units in which a student enrolls in any given term. Full-time status equals 12 or more units.
TBA (to be announced/arranged) A notation in the Schedule of Classes indicating when the time of a class may be arranged independently or that the location is to be announced.
Transcript An official document of courses taken showing the final grade received. Official transcripts must bear a seal of the college and signature of a designated col- lege official.
Transfer Changing enrollment from one college to another after meeting the requirements for admission to the second institution.
Transfer Course A course acceptable for credit from one college to another.
Units A measure of college credit based on one unit for each lecture hour per week or for every two to three laboratory hours per week.
Units Attempted Total number of units in which a student has enrolled.
Units Earned Total number of units for which a student has received a grade of A, B, C, D, or F or Credit/No Credit.
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Upper Division Courses or classes intended for the junior and senior years of college.
Withdrawal from College Officially dropping all courses in a given term