Arizona General Education Curriculum: A 35-semester credit general education program. This is not a degree but a block of classes which will transfer to an Arizona public university or community college without loss of credit when it is successfully completed.
Credits are based on the amount of time spent in a class. It represents the numerical units earned for completing a class. Sometimes it is referred to as a unit or semester hour.
Distance Learning courses in which students attend classes a limited number of times.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
Each letter grade is worth a certain number of points, A=4 points, B=3 points, etc. Total your points, divide by the number of credits, and you will calculate your GPA.
Guided Independent Learning (GIL)
Distance Learning courses in which students enroll and start by an enrollment deadline. Students work independently within guidelines set by the instructor. Completion deadlines also apply.
Classes completed at the freshman and sophomore level. This is the level of classwork taught at the community college while 4 year institutions teach upper division (junior and senior) level classes as well.
Distance Learning courses administered via the Internet. Students must start by an enrollment deadline. Completion deadlines also apply.
Open Entry/Open Exit (OE/OE)
Distance Learning courses in which students enter any time during the open enrollment, work at their own pace, and exit at completion or by completion deadlines.
One class period is equivalent to 50 minutes per week.
Classes ( or conditions) which must be completed prior to enrolling in a certain class
Subject code and class number
You will need this information for registration. For example,
ENG101, class 14236
Freshman level classes are in the 100 number range; sophomore classes are in the 200 range.
ENG101 is the subject code and number. It identifies the subject and level of class being taught.
14236 is the class number and identifies a particular class being taught at a particular time.
Officially withdrawing from any or all courses during the semester. Students must notify the Admissions, Records, and Registration Office. Reminder: Don't just stop coming to classes. Follow the procedures by contacting the Admissions Office.