Undergraduate: A student enrolled for either less than 12 semester or quarter credits, or less than 24 contact hours a week each term.
Graduate: A student enrolled for less than 9 semester or quarter credits.
A type of assistance provided for students in evaluating their career choices and obtaining full-time employment.
An award that requires completion of an organized program of study equivalent to 18 semester credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, but does not meet the requirements of an academic degree at the master’s level.
An award that requires completion of an organized program of study equivalent to 24 semester credit hours beyond the master’s degree, but does not meet the requirements of an academic degree at the doctor’s level.
An instructional program designed primarily for students who are beyond high school age. This includes programs whose purpose is academic, vocational, and continuing professional education, but excludes adult basic education programs.
A type of external learning experience where a student receives practical, general training and experiences in the workplace. This includes student teaching, internships, work-study, cooperative education, and other similar activities.
A course or competency required prior to entering a course or program.
An evaluation of prior learning, that may lead to credit towards a degree. Policies on credit for prior learning can vary between colleges.
A combination of courses and related activities designed for the attainment of broad educational objectives, as described by the institution.