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Student Resources

Frequently Asked Questions:

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Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) Students who place in ENGL 052 may take an ALP section, which means taking ENGL 052 and ENGL 101 at the same time.

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Grade Appeals Students who are unhappy with their grades should first speak to their professor and then to the campus Coordinator.

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Assessment of Prior Learning
(CLEP, AP exams, etc.)
The Assessment of Prior Learning Program provides students options through which they may have the learning they acquired outside of college classes evaluated to determine whether it is equivalent to college-level learning.

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Creative Writing Students who are interested in transferring to a baccalaureate degree program in Creative Writing or English, with a concentration in Writing should consider getting an Associate of Arts Degree in Creative Writing.

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Distance Education Online classes, also referred to as "Internet" or "Web-based" courses, offer busy students an excellent opportunity to pursue their educational goals at times and locations convenient to them. These courses are offered over the Internet, and in many cases do not require on-campus attendance, except for review sessions and tests.

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English Course Repeat Policy Before a student is permitted to register for an English course for a third or subsequent attempt, the student must have the permission of the academic Dean (or his/her designee). If the course is developmental (ENGL 051, ENGL 052), the student's record must be reviewed by a support team, which will make a recommendation to the Dean regarding registration. n/a
Honors Courses Students who are critical thinkers, close readers, and clear writers should consider taking honors course and/or joining the Honors Program.

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Grade to Move to Another Course To advance from ENGL 101 to any other English course, students must earn a “C” or better in ENGL 101. (In most cases, if a student wants to transfer his/her CCBC credits, both ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 will be needed.) n/a

Blended Courses

A blended (or hybrid) course is a kind of online course that has required, regularly scheduled class meeting dates in addition to online requirements.

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Learning Communities In a learning community, two or more classes are paired, and students enroll in both of the paired courses.

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Placement Tests Please see your campus Advisement Office for information on placement testing.

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Transfer Information Students who are interested in transferring to another institution of higher learning should visit the CCBC Transfer Center.

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