It is at the discretion of each instructor to offer make-up work, exam or quizzes because of absence or lateness. All make-up assignments must be completed by the last day of the course. Make-up assignments may be offered to students before and after classes Monday through Thursday and on Fridays. Grading penalties may apply. All arrangements are subject to approval by the Dean of Academic Affairs.
GPA is calculated by dividing the total points earned by the total number of credit hours attempted. Points earned for a particular course are calculated by multiplying the grade points by the number of credits. For example, a grade of B in a 3-credit course is worth 9 points. If a student takes four, three-hour courses (12 credit hours for the semester and receives one A, two Bs, and a C, this is translated into 36 quality points to be divided by the 12 credit hours. The resulting
Full-time students who have a semester grade point average of 3.75 or better will be named to the Dean's List. Such students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Part-time students can earn a place on the Dean's List by having a 3.75 or higher cumulative grade point average for their most recent semester that included at least 12 credit hours.
>Regular attendance and punctuality will help students develop good habits that are required for successful course completion. The college expects that each student will exercise personal responsibility with regard to class attendance. All students are expected to attend every class session of each course for which they are registered. Attendance will be monitored for Financial Aid purposes. Absence and/or lateness from class does not excuse a student from class work. Students are responsible for all that transpires in class whether or not they are in attendance. Excessive absence or lateness
The purpose of academic probation is to improve student persistence. Students who are placed on academic probation will receive academic advisement and will establish a plan to improve their academic performances. The student's probation will end if he or she meets the required standards at the end of the probation point. A student who does not meet the required standards will be dismissed. If approved by the Dean of Academic Affairs, a student who has been dismissed for academic reasons may continue as a non-regular student for a period of time
The principles of academic integrity entail simple standards of honesty and truth. Each member of the college has a responsibility to uphold the standards of the community and to take action when others violate them. Faculty members have an obligation to educate students to the standards of academic integrity, and to report violations of these standards. Students are responsible for knowing what the standards are and for adhering to them. Students should also bring any violations of which they are aware to the attention of their instructors. Academic integrity requires that all academic
The academic progress of students is closely monitored throughout the semester. Students who are not doing well academically are advised by the Department Chair, Director of Student Services or the Dean of Academic Affairs. All faculty members are available to students before and after class for advice and assistance. Students are informed at the end of each course regarding their academic progress. They are also warned of the potential consequences of academic failure as it relates to Financial Aid. Students who are not making Satisfactory Academic Progress will