2017-2018 - Academic Information by Olympic College

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1600 Chester Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
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academic information agreements to accept courses from other colleges or institutions • students completing prerequisites and required courses at peninsula college in preparation for the oc physical therapist assistant program should follow one of the two pathways that have been developed • students who have earned a trident training facility tritrafac bangor two year certificate of completion may be granted 67 credits toward a marine systems technology associate in technical arts degree • students enrolling in the early childhood education ece program who have completed the united states department of defense standardized caregiver modules are eligible to receive 13 credits in ece courses with a completed application and payment if completed in the prior six years other ways to earn credit advanced placement credit – credit may be earned through the advanced placement ap program offered by the college board please have the college board submit test scores

academic information credit by examination – current oc students may apply to take a comprehensive examination covering the subject matter contained in a course designated by the division/discipline as eligible for credit by examination not all courses are eligible for such credit an examination of this type for a particular course may be taken only once during any 12-month period the procedure is as follows • • • • • obtain the required “credit by examination” form from the division that offers the course make an appointment with the division’s dean to discuss the examination and if appropriate confer with a faculty member of the discipline in which the course is offered upon approval of the division dean take the completed form to the cashier and pay the special examination fee return the form and cashier’s receipt to the division office take the examinations credit by vertical challenge – current oc students may

academic information grades on oasis grades are available three to five days after the end of the final examination period and may be accessed via oasis at www.olympic edu grade reports are not mailed decimal grades oc uses a decimal grading system the decimal grade chart in this section lists a letter grade for comparison purposes only letter grades do not appear on the official transcript other grade designations grade not reported the “” asterisk symbol is used when the reporting of a grade is not required i.e a community service course or when a grade has not been submitted to the registrar by a faculty member in time for inclusion on a student’s grade report or transcript i incomplete the “i” grade is used to indicate that a grade has been deferred the instructor may choose to award an “i” grade to a student who is making progress but for reasons beyond the student’s control is unable to complete course requirements on time to

academic information a silver honor cord at the graduation ceremony an honors notation will be placed with the graduate’s name in the commencement ceremony program honors graduation is also noted on the student transcript criteria for the awards include • only credits earned at oc will count toward the award • at least 24 gpa credits of 100 level course work or higher must have been earned at oc for the bachelor degree programs honors designations are • • • cum laude with praise 3.85 – 3.89 gpa magna cum laude with great praise 3.9 – 3.94 gpa summa cum laude with highest praise 3.95 4.0 gpa general academic progress these standards are used to identify students who experience academic difficulty and to provide additional support and assistance to improve academic standing the policy also determines academic suspension in cases where students are unable to achieve satisfactory performance the “general academic progress”

academic information • birth date • dates of attendance • previous names used • current mailing address/phone number of where the transcript is to be sent • the signature of the student is required to release the transcript as required by the family educational rights and privacy act the cost per transcript is noted on oc’s website pay in person at the cashier s office cash personal check money order visa or mastercard card accepted include credit card number expiration date and three-digit security code found on the back of the card credit card payments may also be made by calling the cashier official transcripts will not be sent by fax confidentiality of student records the family educational rights and privacy act ferpa gives students certain rights with respect to their education records including the right to 1 inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days of the date the college receives a request for access the

student life graduation associate degrees and certificates for degrees and certificates students must apply to graduate the “application for graduation” forms are available at all oc registration offices or on the oc website at www.olympic.edu/current-students/graduation if the application cannot be approved as submitted written notification will be given degree – graduation application prospective graduates should meet with their advisor to complete the application to graduate one quarter prior to the date degree requirements will be finished the signature of the advisor and the division are required on the applications for associate in technical arts ata applied science aas and applied science transfer aas-t applications must be submitted to the cashier at your local campus a $20 fee non-refundable will be charged for the first degree application a $5 fee non-refundable will be charged for each subsequent degree certificates – graduation application