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Superglossary - College
Category: Education > College
Date & country: 27/12/2013, US
A monetary award given to a student to help pay college expenses. Grants are usually not repaid by t
A course spanning over one semester as opposed to a Full Course (course taken over two semesters).
A hold is placed on a student's academic record when an outstanding obligation, monetary or material
The Greenville Tech Honors Program is designed to enhance the Greenville Tech experience for bright,
An extension of a bachelor's degree, including more prerequisite classes, more challenging coursewor
Human related programs usually offered within a Faculty of Arts (e.g., history, languages and litera
Humanities courses are classes that cover subjects such as literature, philosophy, language, and the
A hybrid course is one that combines online learning (accessible from the Web) and face-to-face inst
An instructor may assign an incomplete (a grade of 'I') to a student. It will be assigned only when
A course of study designed by a student and a sponsoring faculty member or teacher. The student work
Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
A test that calculates a person's purported mental capacity. IQ tests have become increasingly contr
Study of all aspects of a particular field (e.g., chemistry, engineering) rather than complete speci
International Baccalaureate (IB)
An international standardization of high school academics. A number of countries participate in the
An applicant who is requesting a student visa (F-1) or transferring from another college under a stu
A concentrated period of degree-related, industrial or business placement, for which the participant
Job Placement Programs
These programs help student's find jobs in their field of academic study or vocational study.
Pursuit of two degrees (e.g., business and law) at the same time; students achieving joint degrees f
Jump Start-College in High School
Jump Start classes are college classes you can take while you're still in high school. Getting a jum
A Junior/Community College is a two-year institution of higher education. Course offerings generally
Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
Test taken as an admission requirement for a Law degree program.
encompasses a wide variety of learning difficulties for students. In general, a learning disability
The channels through which a person best understands and retains knowledge. All individuals learn be
Large introductory classes that are primarily one-way methods of communication of prepared materials
Non-technical work conducted in the humanities and social and natural sciences.
Loans are borrowed money that must be repaid.
Counseling session provides information about how to manage your student loans, both during and afte
Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) is available for eligible full-time students (12 or more credit hou
The primary academic focus or subject(s) pursued within a degree program; often combined with genera
A major is a student's chosen field of study. It usually requires the successful completion of a spe
Master Promissory Note
The legal, binding document that must be signed by the student borrower prior to loan funds being di
A degree granted upon completion of a second level college or university degree program (after a bac
Qualifying by examination or otherwise for admission to a college or university.
Midterm Exams (Midterms)
During the middle of each semester, instructors may give mid-term exams that test students on the ma
A secondary academic focus pursued as a supplement or accent to a major program.
A student who has never been a student at Greenville Technical College before.
These are classes or courses that do not meet the requirements for a certificate or a degree at a gi
According to the guidelines set by the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Off
Online classes meet via computer, through an online learning management system, like WebCT. Online s
Online Orientation is a valuable resource that provides a variety of information that will help you
A term used to describe programs or classes for which more qualified applications are submitted than
Defined as a student taking between 59 and 20 per cent of a full course load. A student with a perma
This is a need-based grant that students do not have to pay back.
A test used to determine a student's level in a particular skill area.
Placement tests ensure that you get started in the right classes for your academic background and yo
Relating to the education of individuals after completion of secondary school requirements.
A concentrated period of program related, practical work experience.
Course required as preparation for entry into a more advanced academic course or program.
This is a condition or requirement that must be met before enrolling in a course. To satisfy a prere
A category of students in a college or university who achieve high grades during their stay in an ac
Priority Dates are the dates by which you need to have your file completed in order to get financial
An institution that relies primarily on non-governmental sources of financial support.
Private and public institutions differ primarily in terms of their source of financial support. Publ
An institution that receives the majority of funding through the government.
The 'purge' is the date that registered students with any balance due will be deleted from all class
An examination sometimes administered to students working towards their doctoral degree after comple
Period of study that is one-quarter of the academic year.
Students who fail to meet the minimum GPA requirements have the option of submitting an appeal.
A student who has attended Greenville Tech in the past, but has not been enrolled for the past three
Reasonable Academic Progress (RAP)
the South Carolina Lottery Tuition Assistance has its own academic progress standards called Reasona
Greenville Technical College will refund a portion of tuition paid by students who withdraw from cou
This is the procedure by which students choose classes each semester. It also includes the assessmen
The registrar of an institution is responsible for the maintenance of all academic records and may i
The person responsible for records of enrollment and academic achievement at an institution.
Method through which students select courses to be taken during a quarter, semester or trimester.
Accommodation located on campus where students usually live in shared or private rooms.
A policy with no set deadline for application submission.
Students who fail to meet the standards of satisfactory academic progress as defined in the college
Schedule of Classes
Colleges prepare a Class Schedule for each semester during the previous semester. With the help of a
Gifts of money to students for the purpose of helping them finance their education. Although scholar
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
A standardized test that assesses a student's math and English abilities. Many colleges and universi
A period of time, usually about fifteen weeks, during which a post-secondary school is in session. I
A small group meeting or class based on the exchange of information and discussions on a specialized
A women's student organization formed for social and/or philanthropic purposes found on many univers
Special instruction for students with educational or physical disabilities; tailored to each student
Loans that are subsidized by the federal government that students do not have to begin paying back u
Student financial assistance.
Student Aid Report (SAR)
A Student Aid Report (SAR) is a document received after the FAFSA is processed. The SAR will list al
Student Aid Report (SAR)
A report produced by the U.S. Department of Education and sent to students who have applied for fina
Student Identification Card (ID)
A student I.D. is usually required in college. It is similar to a driver's license and generally inc
Money that student's borrow from a bank, lending institution on behalf of the government. The govern
A temporary separation of the college and student under specified conditions.
A detailed program or outline of a course of study prepared by the instructor. A syllabus will often
Through cameras and microphones set up in a teleclassroom, teleclasses allow a student on any of Gre
A dissertation embodying results of original research and substantiating a specific view. Usually su
The transcript is a permanent academic record. It may show courses taken, grades received, academic
Greenville Tech has transfer agreements with area colleges and universities to help you transfer. If
Transfer Degree (AA-AS)
Transfer degrees are designed for students who want to complete their first two years of college wor
Transfer of Credits
Some students attend more than one institution during their college career. When they move or transf
If a course is marked in the course listing with an asterisk (*), the course appears on the Commissi
Transient Visiting Student
Any student who is enrolled at a college other than Greenville Tech who would like to take classes a
Tuition is the amount paid for each credit hour of enrollment. Tuition does not include the cost of
Money paid toward the cost of courses to be taken during a school year.
Tuition Payment Plan
A method of payment offered by colleges, banks, insurance companies and financial management organiz
A discussion group involving a small number of students, divided between a large lecture class. The
A tutor is a person, generally another student, who has completed and/or demonstrated proficiency in
A student at a four-year college or university who has not yet completed a Bachelor's degree.
The Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees at Greenville Tech enable students to com
Verification is a process required by federal regulations, used to validate the accuracy of informat
Area of Campus Cruiser that allows students to register, check grades and see unofficial transcripts
WebCT is a Web-based set of Course Tools designed to deliver online learning.