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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.
Accreditation -
The process by which the college is granted
approval by an official review board, indicating that it has met
certain requirements.
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.
Audit -
To attend a course without working for or expecting
to receive college credit.
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) –
CLEP test
proficiency in a specific subject area for college credit.
Co-requisite -
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.
Freshman -
A degree seeking student who has earned fewer
than 24 semester hours of credit.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS