Course prerequisites consist of one or more of the following: completion of placement or proficiency tests or other assessments; achievement of specified scores on placement or proficiency tests or other assessments; possession of specified knowledge or skills; approval after audition; approval of portfolio; declaration of major or admission to restricted program; completion of specific courses, sets of courses, and/or kinds of courses; completion of a specified number of semester hours or achievement of a specified class level; achievement of specified grades in prerequisite courses or sets of courses; achievement of a specified GPA; approval of an application or proposal; permission of the instructor, department, or other person or office; satisfaction of other specified requirements.
Students are responsible for knowing and completing all published prerequisite requirements for a course before taking that course. The University has the obligation to inform students of prerequisite requirements. It has the right to cancel a studentís registration in a course if the student has not satisfied the published prerequisite requirements for that course.
A course co-requisite is a requirement that must be completed at the same time as the course for which it is required. The University is responsible for publishing co-requisite requirements. All co-requisites, whether they apply to an individual course or to all courses in a department, should be stated in the printed and electronic versions of the current edition of the Universityís Undergraduate Course Descriptions. They should also be stated in the course syllabus. Co-requisites may be specified courses, permissions, admission to programs, and/or other requirements. Students are responsible for knowing and completing all published co-requisite requirements for a course. The University has the obligation to inform students of co-requisite requirements, and the right to cancel a studentís registration in a course if the student has not arranged to satisfy the co-requisite requirements for that course.
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