A student whose cumulative grade point average falls below 2.00 is placed on academic probation. A student whose cumulative grade point average falls below 2.00 for three consecutive quarters is subject to dismissal from the University.
ACADEMIC STATUS COMMITTEE
A committee comprised of selected faculty, staff and student members to which a student may appeal for reinstatement after academic or any other suspension.
Officials of the University who direct and supervise the activities of the institution.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
A form provided by the University on which the student enters identifying data and requests admission to a specific quarter or session. A student may not register and enroll in classes until the application has been accepted.
Mandatory examination administered at East-West University to test the graduating students’ competency in an entire program area.
ASSOCIATE DEGREE (AA, AAS)
A degree granted by a college or university which recognizes a student’s satisfactory completion of an organized program of study consisting of 60 to 65 semester credits or 90 to 96 quarter credits, normally taking two years of full- time study.
BACHELOR’S DEGREE (BA, BS)
A degree granted by a college or university which recognizes a student’s satisfactory completion of an organized program of study consisting of 120 to 130 semester credits or 180 to 195 quarter credits, normally taking four years of full- time study.
Designed to assist with public awareness of the University.
A student registering for classes who attended the University during the previous quarters. A student registering for the fall quarter is a continuing student if he or she attended the University previously.
A requirement that must be satisfied at the same time a particular course is taken; usually a corequisite requires a concurrent enrollment in another course.
Guidance provided by counselors in collegiate, vocational, social and personal matters.
A particular portion of a subject selected for study. A course is identified by a subject title and course number with the prior two letters of the subject, for example: Accounting 101.
A phrase descriptive of the course content, for example the course title of AC 101 is “Principles of Financial Accounting I.”
The amount of college credit earned by satisfactory completion of a specific course taken for one quarter. Each credit represents one hour per week of lecture or recitation, or a longer time in laboratory or other exercises not including preparation.
CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
Course or unit credit granted for demonstrated proficiency through testing.
Total number of credits in which the student is enrolled at the end of the non-penalty drop period, which is the total number of credits for all courses appearing on the student’s transcript.
Total number of credits in the courses for which a student received a grade of A, B, C, D, or P.
A student on academic or progress probation for three consecutive quarters may be dismissed from the University. Once dismissed, the student may not attend classes for a specified period and must petition for readmission at the end of that period of time.
A planned sequence of credit courses leading to a defined educational objective such as an Associate or a Bachelor’s degree.
That part of the registration process during which students select classes.
A student may be verified as a full- time student if he/she is enrolled and active in 12 or more credits during a term.
GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENTS
A group of courses selected from several disciplines which are required for graduation regardless of the program major.
The numerical value of a college letter grade: A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1, F-0.
GRADE POINT AVERAGE
A measure of academic achievement used in decisions on probation, graduation and transfer. The GPA is determined by dividing the total grade points earned by the number of attempted credit hours.
GRADE POINTS EARNED
Grade points times the number of credit hours for a class.
The administrative symbol “I” is recorded on the student's permanent record in situations where the student has not been able to complete a course due to circumstances beyond his/her control. The student must complete the course within the following quarter or the “I” becomes a letter grade determined by the instructor. Courses in which the student has received an Incomplete (“I”) may not be repeated unless the “I” is removed and has been replaced by a letter grade.
Courses at the freshman and sophomore levels of the University.
A planned series of courses and activities selected by a student for a special area of concentration which are designed to teach certain knowledge and skills.
The subject field of study which a student chooses for secondary emphasis.
Tests given prior to admission which are used to determine the student’s assignment to the most appropriate class level.
A requirement that must be satisfied before enrolling in a particular course, usually a previous course, a test score or consent of the appropriate department.
An examination by which a student demonstrates sufficient knowledge of a particular course.
One-third of the academic year, usually 11 weeks.
The office and staff that certifies a student's legal record of college work; also provides legal statistical data for the University.
The process whereby a student whose application has been accepted formally enters the University for a specific quarter and receives a Registration/Fee Receipt. The student may enroll in open classes as part of the registration process.
SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS
Student maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.
SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
A publication used during registration giving the Subject Title, Course Number, Course Title, Credits, Time, Instructor, and Location of all classes offered in a quarter.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
An organization to which all currently enrolled East-West University students are eligible to join in order to serve their interests and to provide appropriate activities for them.
A division into which knowledge customarily is assembled for study, such as Mathematics or Psychology.
Lack of credit for a course or courses required for some particular objective, such as graduation or acceptance by another institution.
An official list of all courses taken at a college or university showing the final grade received for each course.
Changing from one collegiate institution to another after having met the requirements for admission to the second institution.
College units earned through satisfactory completion of courses which have been articulated with other institutions.
Courses completed in another institution and accepted for credit by the University in lieu of equivalent courses offered by the University.
Courses at the junior and senior levels of the University.
An administrative symbol assigned to a student's permanent record for all classes which a student has dropped.
The action a student takes in dropping all classes during any quarter.