Academic Probation -
A status given to students who fail to
maintain satisfactory academic progress.
Academic Suspension -
Student status after remaining on
probation for more than two consecutive terms.
The process by which the college is granted
approval by an official review board, indicating that it has met
Articulation Agreement -
Agreement between Florida’s
public junior/community colleges and universities assuring
junior level status to students who complete the community
college general education and graduation requirements in
university parallel programs.
To attend a course without working for or expecting
to receive college credit.
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) –
proficiency in a specific subject area for college credit.
A course required to be taken at the same time
as another course.
Credit Hour -
A unit of measure representing an hour (50
minutes) of instruction over a 15-week period in a semester.
It is applied toward the total number of hours needed for
completing the requirements of a degree, diploma, certificate,
or other formal award.
Degree-seeking student -
A student admitted to a planned
program leading to a degree or certificate.
Enhanced Courses -
When a course uses the college online
Learning Management System (LMS) but continues to meet
in the traditional face-to-face format. The class uses online
resources to add to student engagement in the course.
A degree seeking student who has earned fewer
than 24 semester hours of credit.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS