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Prerequisite of C-

  • Departments may designate a C- as the minimum grade required for students to advance to the next course in a sequence if the C- minimum is clearly indicated under the catalog description for the class and "or consent of instructor" is included along with the C- prerequisite in sequenced courses to allow individual students the opportunity to make a case for exceptions.
  • A footnote under the university grading policy in the catalog alerts students to the possibility that certain sequenced courses may have a C- prerequisite for advancement.
  • C- prerequisites are enforced by departmental faculty or advisors (not the Office of the Registrar) during the Add/Drop period.

Academic Senate Resolution AS-528-99/CC (PDF)

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