Jun 02, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2016-2017 Catalog Modifications


Modifications made to the online catalog.

 


Policy Revisions/Additions

Additions–

8.33 Industry Recognized Credentials/Test Credit Policy

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) awards course credit for external nationally recognized industry or professional credentials and accredited or nationally recognized exams and tests.  When equivalence between a credential or test and a GRCC course(s) has been established by the academic department (in which the course(s) resides) and the College, the GRCC Registrar’s Office will award credit for the course(s), if the following guidelines are met:

  • The course alignment with external credential has been formally documented in the Registrar’s Office prior to student request for course credit.
  • The credential is current/valid at the time the credit is awarded (has not expired).
  • Students provide original verification to the GRCC Registrar’s Office.
  • All established requirements (for example, minimum acceptable test scores) are met.
Revisions–

7.15 Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

8.23 Student Medical/Hardship Withdrawal

8.29 Transfer Course Credit-Institutions of Higher Education

Effective Fall 2016

Course Descriptions Revisions

Revised May 24, 2016

Revised May 26, 2016

Revisided Febraury, 2017

Prerequisites Changes

The following Math courses had prerequisites added:

MA 127  now includes MA 129  

MA 131   now includes MA 108  or MA 129  

MA 210  now includes MA 129  or MA 211  

MA 211   now includes MA 129  or MA 210  

MA 215   now includes MA 129  or MA 210  or MA 211  

Added May 4, 2016

The following course had a prerequisite removed:

MA 95  

Removed May 26, 2016

The following Biology courses had College-Level prerequisites removed:

BI 122  

BI 151  

BI 152  

BI 153  

BI 154  

BI 232  

Removed October 17, 2016

The following Math courses had prerequisite changes:

MA 97   – ALEKS scored changed to 8

MA 131  – ALEKS scored changed to 61

The following Social Work course had prerequisite change:

SW 216  

Corrected February 24,2017

The following Anthropology course had College-Level prerequisites added:

AN 201  

Addition February 24, 2017

The following Chemistry course had the College-Level prerequisite removed:

CHM 131  

Corrected March 14, 2017

Corequisites Changes

MN 231   from MN 230 to MN 202  and MN 203  

Changed October 21, 2016

Program Changes

Recording Technology

MA 107   replaced with MA 107  or higher (min. of 4)

Changed May 4, 2016

Pre-Economics, AA (General Transfer)

The ‘or’ was moved in English Composition to EN 100  or EN 101  .

Changed August 15, 2016

General Education

GE 132  was moved as a Social Science Option

Changed September 23, 2016

Welding, Certificate

Removed MN 230 and added MN 202  and MN 203  

Changed September 23, 2016

Tooling & Manfacturing, A.A.A.-Tool & Die Track

Removed MN 230 and added MN 202  and MN 203  

Changed September 23, 2016

Program Additions

Pre-Chemical Engineering, A.S. (General Transfer)  

Added October 7, 2016

Pre-Geology, A.S. (General Transfer)  

Added October 7, 2016

Retail Management Certificate  

Added January 11, 2017

Sheriff’s Corrections Academy Certificate  

Added February 16, 2017

Information Technology Apprenticeship Certificate  

Added February 16, 2017

Course Additions

Added October 7, 2016

COR 101 Sheriff’s Corrections Academy I  

COR 102 Sheriff’s Corrections Academy II  

COR 103 Sheriff’s Corrections Academy III  

COR 104 Sheriff’s Corrections Academy IV  

COR 105 Sheriff’s Corrections Academy V  

Added February 16, 2017