Admission FAQ

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  1.  Who is a full-time student ?  
    A person registered in a minimum of twenty four (24) credits in the academic year.
  2. Who is a part- time student ?
    A person registered for between twelve (12) and twenty three (23) credits in the  academic year. 
  3. Who is a modular student?
    A person whose course of study consists of specific courses that total fewer  than twelve (12) credit hours.
  4. Can I take evening or weekend classes?
    Students can attend evening classes Mondays-Fridays 5:00 9:00 p.m. Starting September 2009, the College will also have weekend college option (Fridays: 5:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. and Saturdays: 8:30a.m.- 6:30p.m.) for select programmes and courses. 
  5. What is a programme?
    A set of courses grouped together and leading to the award of a specific  certification, for example, Associate Degree in Business Studies.
  6. What comprises a course?
    A set of modules (units) of study within a particular subject area for example, Business Law, Communication and Pre-Calculus.
  7. What is a core course?
    A course that is compulsory for all students at a particular level in a programme. 
  8. What is an elective?
    A course selected by the student that is outside of his/her major area of study. 
  9. What does academic standing mean?
    Academic standing is determined by a student’s academic performance in his/her programme of study. A student who is trailing more than 9 credits from a previous level will not be promoted to the next level. Such a student may register as a modular student and re-do the relevant courses.
  10. When is a student placed on probation?
    A student may be placed on academic probation if his/her cumulative Grade  Point Average (G.P.A.) falls between 1.50 and 2.00 at the end of a semester. 
  11. Can students be asked to discontinue/withdraw from programmes based on academic standing?
    Students whose G.P.A. falls below 1.50 will be asked to withdraw from the programme and will not be permitted to enroll in a programme of similar or higher level for at least one year.