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Prerequisites and Course Regression

Prerequisites

You must meet the prerequisites for a course, unless you receive permission from the course instructor and appropriate dean. It is recommended that you earn a minimum grade of C in all prerequisite courses. If you receive a grade of D+, D, D-, F, or FW, you should talk with your advisor or department.

If you do not receive credit for a prerequisite, you cannot take the next course in your sequence of study.

Course Regression

Departments and programs sometimes identify courses as part of particular learning sequences that require a progression from one course to the next. Regression occurs when a student takes a course that is earlier in the sequence than a course he or she has already taken and passed. Courses taken in regression do not count toward graduation.

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