Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 29

Academic Information
“5”. CLEP examination credit may be granted for
all courses based on a score of 55 or higher. The
college will grant credit for IB examinations with
scores of “5”, “6” or “7”.
For students entering TMC as freshmen or
sophomores, CLEP credit will only be awarded up
to the end of the student’s first semester of his/her
senior year. For transfer juniors or seniors, CLEP
credit will be awarded up to the fourth week of the
final semester of the senior year.
The Master’s College has been designated as
a national testing facility for the CLEP examination.
If CLEP examinations have already been taken,
contact the Office of the Registrar for information
regarding acceptance of CLEP scores. For testing
information, contact the Office of Career Services.
Registration Procedures
The college sets aside a period at the beginning of
the Fall semester for reception, registration and
orientation. During these days the new students
become acquainted with programs and facilities
provided for their instruction.
1. All students will be notified regarding the Fall
orientation and check-in information. A schedule
of classes is published and is available before
2. All continuing students are required to have an
interview with their academic advisor at least
once per semester prior to registration.
3. An evaluation of credits is made of all transfer
college work, and new transfer students, in
addition to their advisor, will receive a copy of
this evaluation. A student may contact the Office
of the Registrar or refer to the bottom of their
student schedule on Self-Service for the name
of his/her advisor.
4. Late check-in continues one week following the
priority check-in day.
5. Check-in is completed only after financial
arrangements have been made with the Director
of Student Accounts.
Class Changes
Adding Courses
Courses may be added
electronically only during the first two weeks of
a semester.
Dropping Courses
. Courses may be dropped
electronically during the first two weeks of a
semester and will not appear on the student’s
permanent transcript. Courses dropped from
the third to the twelfth week of a semester will
appear on the transcript with a grade of “W.”
Courses may not be dropped after the twelfth
week of class except in the case of serious illness.
Repeating of Courses.
Students may repeat
courses in which grades of ‘D’ or ‘F’ are earned.
Repeats of ‘D-’ courses or above earn no units.
When a course is repeated where a ‘D’ or ‘F’
grade was earned, only the repeated grade will
count in the computation of the GPA. The
course and grade of ‘D’ or ‘F’ will, however,
remain on the student’s academic record. Some
departments may demand the repeat of a course
within the major that was credited with a ‘C-’.
Changes in Course Schedule.
If a student
desires to drop a course following the first two
weeks of a semester, he/she must have the
permission of his/her instructor, academic
advisor, and the Office of the Registrar to make
changes. Forms are available in the Office of
the Registrar.
Course and Lab Fees.
These fees will be
refunded if a student drops a course during the
first two weeks of the semester. After that time,
course and lab fees are not refundable.
Withdrawing from School.
Withdrawal is
processed on a form available from the Office
of the Registrar. Any refund due the student
is determined according to the refund policy
found in the financial information section of
this catalog.
Scholastic Honors
It is recognized that the ability to concentrate and
persevere in scholastic work is an important part of
the preparation for effective Christian ministry. The
following scholastic honors are recognized:
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