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Human Development 101 Requirement for New Students

Section: III.  STSV - 104
Approved By: Dr. Pamela J. Transue, 4/10/07
Last Review: June 2011
Last Revision: none
Prior Revisions: none
Initial Adoption: 4/10/07

 

Policy

It is recommended that new students at TCC enroll in the HD 101 “Student Success Seminar” at their first quarter (or earliest possible) registration.  All students assessing in at least two developmental subject areas are required to enroll in HD 101 during their first (or earliest possible) quarter whether or not they have completed any college level work.

Purpose

To require students who test into developmental level classes to enroll in HD 101 their first quarter at TCC.  HD 101 assists college students in navigating towards student success and in retaining students in college.  All new students at TCC are encouraged to enroll in Human Development 101.

To Whom Does This Policy Apply

Students who:

  • are new to TCC and enrolled for more than 6 credits, and
  • have not had a Student Success course previously, and
  • enter TCC demonstrating developmental reading and math needs.

References

Accuplacer assessment scores will place students in appropriate levels of reading and math.

Definitions

  • “New students” are those matriculating students who have not previously completed at least one full quarter at any accredited college.
  • Accuplacer is the ETS product used as the front-end assessment tool for reading and mathematics at TCC.

Procedure

None