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16-1-7 Admissions, Academic Eligibility Criteria

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  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
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  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Academic Affairs
  14. Learning Resources
  15. Continuing Education and Economic Development
  16. Admissions and Registrar

    16-0-3 Advisor Assignments

    16-1-0 Admissions Policy

    16-1-1 Admissions, Allied Health and Nursing Programs

    16-1-7 Admissions, Academic Eligibility Criteria

    16-3-1 Admissions, International Students

    16-4-1 Admissions, High School Students

    16-9-1 Residency

    16-0-5 Grade Changes

    16-0-6 Incomplete Grade, Removal of

    16-1-3 Returning Students

    16-1-5 Advanced Standing

    16-1-6 Advanced Standing Credit for Trident Technical College Continuing Education Coursework

    16-1-9 Credit Through Experiential Learning

    16-5-1 Academic Standing

    16-5-2 Academic and Financial Aid Suspension Appeals Committee

    16-6-1 Course Withdrawal

    16-6-2 Never Attended

    16-7-1 Student Records, Confidentiality

    16-7-2 Issuance of Transcripts

    16-7-3 Student Name Change

    16-7-4 Student Social Security Number Change

    16-7-5 Student Major Updates

    16-7-6 Sealing of Records/Removal from Class

    16-10-1 Graduation, Application & Verification

    16-10-2 Graduation Committee

    16-10-3 Awarding of Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

    16-10-4 Graduation, Course Substitutions

    16-10-5 Catalog Applicability

  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 16-1-7 APPROVED DATE: 01-10-2000

BASED ON POLICY NUMBER AND TITLE: 16-1-0 ADMISSIONS

PURPOSE: To ensure the academic preparedness of applicants for admission to Trident Technical College.

 

Applicants must demonstrate academic eligibility through one of the following methods:
  1. New Students
    1. By providing evidence of high school completion from a South Carolina high school in the five years preceding admission with a weighted high school GPA of 3.0 or above.
    2. By providing adequate scores on one of the following examinations.  Test score requirements are subject to change and are available on the College website, and in the TTC Catalog.
      1. SAT
        SAT Scores are valid for five years from the date of testing.
      2. ACT
        ACT scores are valid for five years from the date of testing.
      3. College Board's ACCUPLACER Placement Test
        Applicant must attain a minimum score of 33 on the Reading Comprehension component of ACCUPLACER for admittance to the College.  ACCUPLACER scores on the Reading Comprehension component are valid for five years from the date of testing.  TTC refers applicants with reading scores below the minimum requirement to the Adult Education or Literacy Program in the appropriate county.
      4. ACT COMPASS Placement Test
        Applicants must attain a minimum score of 42 on the Reading skills component of COMPASS for admittance to the College.  COMPASS scores on the Reading component are valid for five years from the date of testing.  TTC refers applicants with reading scores below the minimum requirement to the Adult Education or Literacy Program in the appropriate county.
  2. Transfer Students
    Transfer students may demonstrate academic eligibility by providing evidence of transferrable college-level coursework from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution or by any of the methods in section 1 above.  Transferrable English and Math courses may exempt the applicant from further placement testing.  Once admitted, students should consult with their academic advisor or navigator.
  3. Non-Degree Seeking Students
    Non-degree students must provide evidence of minimum reading skills through one of the methods described in sections 1 or 2 above, or an approved transient/cross registration form/letter from another college.  For  admission purposes, unofficial documents are acceptable.  Non-degree students are ineligible to receive federal financial aid, veterans' benefits or South Carolina lottery tuition assistance.

Updated: 06-28-2010

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