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Notice:
Aug. 19, 2016:  

Monday, August 20, 2018 - Jefferson Community College offices will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018, so that faculty & staff may attend Fall Semester Convocation.

Graduation Requirements

PURPOSE:

This policy is designed to establish the requirements for completion of degree and certificate programs.

DEFINITIONS:

The following terms are used in this document with specific meanings, as defined in this section.

  1. The “SOC DNS” (Service member Opportunity Colleges Degree Network System) is a system of college curriculum networks designed for service members, veterans, and their adult family members.
  2. The term “residency” refers to the amount of a degree program that must be completed at the home college in order to be considered a student at the College.

STATEMENT OF POLICY:

  1. Degree Requirements: A degree candidate must fulfill these general requirements for the completion of an Associate’s degree:
    1. Successfully complete all course requirements as listed under the degree program for which the candidate is matriculated.
    2. Successfully complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of course work.
    3. Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of credit at Jefferson Community College. To earn SOC DNS residency, students must complete 15 academic credit hours.
    4. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 upon completion of the matriculated candidate’s degree program.
    5. Satisfactorily meet all College financial obligations.
    6. Receive recommendation for graduation by the faculty of Jefferson Community College.
  2. Certificate Requirements: A certificate candidate must fulfill these general requirements:
    1. Complete successfully all course requirements as listed under the certificate program for which the candidate is matriculated.
    2. Complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours at Jefferson Community College.
    3. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 upon completion of the certificate program.
    4. Satisfactorily meet all College financial obligations.
    5. Receive recommendation for graduation by the faculty of Jefferson Community College.
  3. Second Degree Requirements:
    1. Fulfill all specific course and curriculum requirements for each additional program.
    2. Successfully complete a minimum of 15 credit hours in residence for each additional degree or certificate.
    3. Attain a 2.00 cumulative average.
    4. In the event a student has interrupted enrollment for one or more semesters and wishes to return to full-time study in an additional degree program, the student must complete an application through the Admissions Office in addition to all of the above.
  4. Petitions to waive or substitute individual courses are approved by the Office of Academic Affairs.
  5. The Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for overseeing this policy.

 

APPROVED: Res. 152-18, July 2018