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DMACC Policies and Procedures 
DMACC Policies and Procedures
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ES4503 - The College Experience Course




Master List Section: Student Services

  1. Institutional Regulation

    The Board of Directors of DMACC confers upon the staff the power to establish academic standards as they relate to the educational process.
  2. Procedures
    1. Most DMACC students are required to enroll and successfully complete The College Experience course (SDV108) as a graduation requirement as outlined in the program requirements in the DMACC catalog. Students are expected to successfully complete this course during their first semester at DMACC.
    2. Exemptions:
      1. Transfer students who have successfully completed an equivalent course as determined by DMACC or at least 24 credits at another college and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above, as documented on official transcripts.
      2. Students who meet the definition of Guest Student in ES4100 .
      3. Students enrolled in the DMACC dual credit programs who have applied for graduation and successfully completed at least 64 credits (an AA or AS degree) prior to graduating from high school.
      4. Students who started in a program that did not require SDV108 and have successfully completed at least 2 semesters in that program with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above prior to returning into the program or to changing to a new program that does require SDV108.
      5. Students who have previously completed a degree at another college or university.
      6. Students who have previously completed any credential (degree, certificate or diploma) at DMACC.
    3. Appeals:
      Students who wish to appeal this requirement must submit a letter to the Director of Student Development or the Director of Program Development/ Academic Support Services.
      1. The request will be reviewed and a response will be sent to the student prior to the start of the semester. Requests submitted after the start of the semester will be reviewed as soon as possible.
      2. The decision of the Director of Student Development or their designee shall be final.

Adopted: May 1, 2012
June 1, 2017

September 19, 2022 - Made wording changes as submitted by Wade Robinson, Director of Student Development.

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