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Tag: Credit Hours

Academic Load – Students

A full-time student is one who is enrolled in 12 or more credit hours of course work per semester. Average full-time enrollment for most students will vary between 15 and 18 hours of credit. Students who wish to carry more than 21 credit hours must have prior approval from the Vice President of Enrollment and [...]

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Course Residency Requirement

A minimum of 25% of the total number of credit hours required for graduation in a particular program must be taken at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. No more than75% of required credit hours can be accepted for transfer credit.

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Course Substitution

Student may request credit for a course required in their program of study based on successful completion of a substitute course. Action upon such substitutions must be initiated by the student’s advisor who in turn forwards the request to the appropriate academic dean for approval. A maximum of five courses may be credited for any [...]

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Qualifying for Financial Aid

To be eligible for federal, state and institutional aid students must meet the following criteria Demonstrate financial need (may not be required for some institutional programs). Have a standard high school diploma, GED or ATB (Ability to Benefit) on file. Be enrolled in an associates degree or diploma degree program. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. Not [...]

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