Academic Services 2012-2013 by Kentucky Community and Technical College System

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a student may repeat a course for the purpose of improving a grade the course must be repeated with the same grade option as the original enrollment in the course the highest grade earned in a completed course shall constitute the official grade for the course and will be the only grade included within the cumulative gpa credit shall count only once for a kctcs credential if a student has been dropped from an occupation or technical program course enrollment may be dependent upon readmission to the program after a student has completed the same course twice a division chair or designee in consultation with the instructor may refuse to approve a third registration in the same course including those offered by correspondence extension and distance learning technology subject to the approval of the division chair or designee a student may receive approval for a substitution of comparable courses e.g mat 150 may be taken as a repeat option for ma 109 and vice versa note a parent course cannot be repeated using modules students who have received passing grade in a parent course are not eligible to enroll in any module of that parent course final exams any student with more than two exams scheduled on one day as described in the college’s final exam schedule shall be entitled to have one of those exams rescheduled the student must submit a petition for rescheduling in writing to the instructor no later than one week prior to the last class meeting dean’s list the dean’s list recognizes the academic excellence of students who have earned an overall semester gpa of 3.5 or higher in courses numbered 100 or above honorary certificates of merit are generally awarded to students who have achieved this distinction academic bankruptcy readmission after two or more years a student who has been readmitted after having remained out of the kctcs colleges for a period of two or more years and who has completed at least 12 credit hours in college-level courses with a gpa of 2.0 or better after readmission may choose to have none of the course work attempted in the colleges prior to the interruption included in the computation of the student’s gpa the calculation of the gpa after the student declares bankruptcy begins with the semester of readmission a student who has elected not to count past work in the computation of his or her gpa will continue to receive credit for those courses selected by the student in which credit was earned with a grade of a b c d or p prior to readmission without including those grades in the computation of the student’s gpa a student may only use the academic bankruptcy option once policies related to graduation graduation requirements for the associate in arts associate in science associate in fine arts and associate in applied science degrees regardless of the time the student has attended the college at least 25 percent of the approved curriculum credits must be completed at the kctcs college granting the degree for a certificate or diploma at least 25 percent of the approved curriculum credits must be completed at the college granting the credential in the case of degree programs offered through joint cooperative or consortia arrangements the student must earn at least 25 percent of the credits from the participating institutions students seeking associate in arts associate in science associate in fine arts or associate in applied science degrees or diplomas must have a minimum cumulative gpa of 2.0 in order to be eligible for graduation to be eligible for a certificate a student must satisfactorily complete an approved curriculum with a grade point average of at least 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate in order to be eligible to receive kctcs credentials students must satisfactorily complete the minimum number of credits required for that credential including the general education requirements as specified in the kctcs board of regents policies 4.11 and 4.12 and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in order to be eligible for • associate in arts associate in science associate in fine arts associate in applied science and associate in applied technology degrees students must satisfactorily complete 60 credits including the general education requirements as specified in the kctcs board of regents policies 4.11 and 4.12 and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 • diplomas student must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 36 hours including the general education requirements as specified by the kctcs board of regents policies 4.11 and 4.12 and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 • certificates students must satisfactorily complete an approved curriculum with a grade point average of at least 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate • course substitutions may be made by the college president or designee on an individual basis with the advice of the appropriate division chairperson specific information about the requirements for these programs is available below in the academic credentials awarded section graduation with honors students who have completed at least 45 credit hours of work toward degree completion or 30 credit hours of work toward diploma completion in the kctcs colleges shall be graduated “with high distinction” if they attain a grade-point average of 3.60 or higher on all work attempted students who have completed at least 45 credit hours of work toward degree completion or 30 credit hours of work toward diploma completion in the kctcs colleges shall be graduated “with distinction” if they attain a gpa of 3.40-3.59 on all work attempted multiple associate degrees a student will be eligible for an additional degree when the student has completed the requirements of the second curriculum including a minimum of six credit hours relevant to the second degree and beyond the requirements for the first degree in no case will a degree be granted for the completion of a second option in a program the completion of a second option however will be recorded on the transcript kentucky community and technical college guarantee kctcs colleges offer employers of graduates the following guarantee the kctcs colleges guarantee employers that graduates have demonstrated competence in the skills listed on the approved task lists that represent industry validated specifications for each occupational program should a former student be considered by the employer to be performing below a satisfactory level on any skill on the approved task list the colleges agree to provide specific retraining at no charge to the employee or employer this guarantee extends for two years from the date of graduation the guarantee applies to all college graduates of occupational/technical programs who are employed in their field of training the program enhances economic development efforts by guaranteeing kentucky’s businesses and industries access to a skilled work force 67 academic services repeating a course