2.72 – Requirements for the Associate of Individualized Technical Studies Degree

2.72 – Requirements for the Associate of Individualized Technical Studies Degree A. Purpose Establish guidelines for the obtainment of an Associate of Individualized Technical Studies (A.I.T.S.) degree. B. Policy The Associate of Individualized Technical Studies degree is open to any student whose educational goals cannot be accomplished through enrollment in one of OTC’s existing degree…

2.71 – Requirements for the Associate of Interdepartmental Studies Degree

2.71 – Requirements for the Associate of Interdepartmental Studies Degree A.   Purpose Establish guidelines for the obtainment of an Associate of Interdepartmental Studies (A.I.S.) degree. B. Policy The Associate of Interdepartmental Studies degree is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge for students and to allow students to create a course of study that complements…

2.70 – Grading System

2.70 – Grading System A. Purpose To establish guidelines for grading of credit courses. B. Policy Official grades will be issued for each student at the end of each semester for each credit course in which the student is enrolled. C. Procedures Students enrolled in credit courses will be graded by the letter grade system…

2.14 – Academic Honors

2.14 – Academic Honors A. Purpose To express its commitment to academic excellence, the college recognizes academic scholarship by its students in several ways. B. Policy In order to recognize students who have excelled in their academic performance, the college will establish appropriate procedures for selecting and recognizing students who exemplify the tradition of outstanding…

2.62 – Academic and Course Grade Appeal

2.62 – Academic and Course Grade Appeal A. Purpose Establish an equitable and orderly process to resolve academic dissatisfaction at the college. This may include final grades, instructional procedures, attendance, instructional quality, and situations related to academic issues. B. Policy The college will provide for the appeal of academic related issues through an orderly process.…

2.63 – Repeating Courses

2.63 – Repeating Courses A.    Purpose Establish criteria and procedures for allowing students to repeat courses in an effort to improve overall academic grade point average. B.    Policy Students may repeat a course for which a grade has been earned. Allied Health and selective admission programs may have courses that are excluded from this policy.…

2.61 – Attendance Requirements

2.61 – Attendance Requirements A. Purpose Establish the college’s expectation of student attendance. B. Policy All students are expected to be present for their scheduled classes and labs. Regular attendance and participation are required. C. Procedures Regular attendance is considered essential for student success and is expected during all courses for which the student is…

2.31 – Faculty Qualifications

2.31 – Faculty Qualifications A. Purpose Define the minimum faculty qualifications for academic degrees or certificates. B. Policy All faculty members are required to have the appropriate credentials for the degree/certificate taught. C. Procedures Generally, all faculty should have earned licensures, credentials, or degree(s) that document educational attainments at least one level above the level…