Process for Clearing Prerequisites - Counseling Department

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To clear English/Math/or a sequential course that is not being challenged

  1. Student goes to drop-in counseling and gets "Prerequisite Waiver Form" signed by counselor (there may be a counselor specifically designated to sign these forms to speed up process-especially at peak times)
  2. A counselor will be responsible for clearing the computer within a maximum of 48 hours (but student should check as early as the evening of the day the petition was done)
  3. Student receives a copy of approved form from counselor

To clear a sequential class that is being challenged

  1. Student obtains "Prerequisite Corequisite Challenge Petition" from counselor (or at counseling window if student needs no explanation)
  2. Student takes completed form to Division Dean's office (or faculty designate as directed by Dean)
  3. Form remains in Division Dean's office for approval/disapproval and computer clearance
  4. Division Dean notifies student of disposition of petition and that computer will be cleared within 48 hours (if petition was approved)

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