Some courses have prerequisites or corequisites. These requirements, which were established to foster a student’s success in the course, are identified under Course Descriptions. Students may not enroll in a course for which they do not meet the prerequisites by the time the course begins. (The authorization for a waiver of any prerequisite may be made only by the dean of the instructional division offering the course.) Students may be administratively dropped from any course for which they have not met the prerequisite.
In a course that requires placement tests, students must obtain the required minimum scores to enroll in a course or complete prescribed developmental studies courses before enrolling in the desired course.
Although there is no test for computer competency, most courses do require students to use the computer for research, papers, and other assignments. Students who are not experienced using a computer can take introductory courses available to help increase their proficiency.