- Who is a full-time student ?
A person registered in a minimum of twenty four (24) credits in the academic year.
- Who is a part- time student ?
A person registered for between twelve (12) and twenty three (23) credits in the academic year.
- Who is a modular student?
A person whose course of study consists of specific courses that total fewer than twelve (12) credit hours.
- 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.
- 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.
- What comprises a course?
A set of modules (units) of study within a particular subject area for example, Business Law, Communication and Pre-Calculus.
- What is a core course?
A course that is compulsory for all students at a particular level in a programme.
- What is an elective?
A course selected by the student that is outside of his/her major area of study.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.