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  • Class Attendance | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    Washington County UW Waukesha UW Colleges Online UW Colleges Catalog Policies Academic Credit Academic Integrity and Misconduct Academic Standing Advanced Standing Credit Class Attendance Grade Appeals Grade Point Requirements Actions Grading System Registration Holds About UW Colleges Courses Degrees Certificates Financial Aid Registration Enrollment Student Resources Addendums Catalog Archive You are here Home UW Colleges Catalog Policies Class Attendance Instructors may establish reasonable class attendance policies that make allowances for legitimate absences and which comply with legal mandates such as Wis Admin Code Chapter UWS 22 Accommodation of Religious Beliefs and the Americans With Disabilities Act ADA If an instructor determines that a certain number of absences will affect the student s grade the attendance policy should state that this refers to unexcused absences In these cases the instructor should identify a mechanism to verify excused absences Notice of any class attendance policy must be announced in the syllabus Students are responsible for completing all work missed because of any absences from class If students plan to be absent from class because of field trips or extracurricular activities sponsored by the UW Colleges the instructor in charge of the activity shall provide such information to the other instructors whose classes

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/policies/attendance (2016-02-16)
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  • Grade Appeals | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    student believes the grade ought to have been different During this first phase of the process the student and instructor might meet to discuss the basis for the grade if both are willing to do so The instructor shall normally respond in writing to the student within 30 days The student may continue the appeal process by submitting his her case including copies of all correspondence to date to the chair of the appropriate academic department or in the case of a conflict of interest to a designee appointed by the department s executive committee This must be done within 30 days of receiving a written response from the instructor and the department chair or designee shall acknowledge the appeal in writing with a copy to the instructor Each department must have a review process and review body to adjudicate grade appeals The review body should examine available information to determine if any of the following grounds for changing a grade are present inconsistent treatment procedural errors capricious judgments or use of inappropriate criteria The review body may request additional information from the instructor and or may ask to see copies of the student s work The department shall conclude its review within 60 days After first securing the endorsement of the department chair the chair of the reviewing body shall inform the instructor and student of the outcome of the review with copies to the provost vice chancellor for academic affairs the department chair the Registrar the assistant campus dean for student services and the campus dean If the review process finds with the student and a change in grade is recommended the department chair or designee shall notify the instructor discuss the findings and suggest that the instructor change the grade and so notify the student Should the

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/policies/grade-appeals (2016-02-16)
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  • Grade Point Requirements & Actions | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    the semester the student s semester GPA and the student s cumulative GPA When a student is in good standing at the beginning of the semester A semester GPA of 1 5 to 1 999 will result in probation A semester GPA less than or equal to 1 499 will result in final probation Academic action on a part time student will be withheld until at least six credits have been attempted in the UW Colleges When a student is on probation at the beginning of the semester A semester GPA of 2 0 or better will result in a return to good standing A semester GPA of 2 0 or better but less than a 2 0 cumulative GPA will result in continuation on probation A semester GPA of 1 5 to 1 999 will result in final probation A semester GPA of less than 1 5 will result in suspension A student admitted to the UW Colleges on probation must earn a 2 0 GPA on a minimum of 15 GPA credits attempted in the UW Colleges in order to attain good standing When a student is on final probation at the beginning of the semester A semester

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/policies/grade-point-requirements-actions (2016-02-16)
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  • Grading System | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    or after the end of the first week for courses less than 12 weeks in length and before the deadline for dropping courses Only a statement of withdrawal will be recorded when students withdraw from an entire program The following symbols may appear following the number of credits N Course offered for non degree credit H Course taken for Honors credit A Course audited Incompletes An Incomplete I may be recorded for a student carrying a passing grade in a class until near the end of the semester and who then because of substantiated cause beyond the student s control is unable to take the final exam or complete a limited amount of term work It is the student s responsibility to request an Incomplete or to consult with the instructor regarding the possibility of receiving an Incomplete In addition to submitting an Incomplete the instructor also will submit a grade to be recorded as a permanent grade in the course if the student fails to remove the Incomplete Students are responsible for consulting with their instructor about the work to be completed The instructor will file a detailed report of the work to be completed to allow the student to finish the course The format of the report and the filing place are determined by each UW Colleges campus The student must remove the Incomplete before the end of the next semester If the student and instructor agree an exception to the time limit may be made in writing to the campus Student Services Office If the Incomplete is removed within the time limit it will be replaced by the tentative grade indicated by the instructor The student may elect to remove the Incomplete by repeating the course in which case the regulations for repeating courses will apply Grade Point Average GPA A grade point average GPA indicates the quality of a student s work The highest possible GPA is 4 0 representing an A grade in each credit course attempted the lowest GPA 0 0 represents an F grade in every credit course attempted The GPA is determined by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the total number of credits attempted Courses in which students receive a grade of CO IA I R S U or W are not counted when determining GPA Once a student completes a course in which originally a grade of Incomplete was received the credits and points associated with the new grade will be included when figuring the cumulative GPA Dean s List Each UW Colleges campus may publish a Dean s List to honor students with high GPAs Dean s List honors will be awarded to full time students carrying at least 12 semester credits used to determine GPA as detailed below Dean s List honors will be awarded to part time students who have earned at least 15 credits with a cumulative average of 3 5 and who carry a minimum of three semester credits used in determining

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/policies/grading-system (2016-02-16)
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  • Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV federal student financial assistance program and have an intercollegiate athletic program to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education on athletic participation staffing and revenues and expenses by men s and women s teams The Department will use this information in preparing its required

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/student-resources/equity-athletics-disclosure-act (2016-02-16)
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  • FERPA | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    believe is inaccurate or misleading They should write the University official responsible for the record clearly identify the part of the record they want changed and specify why it is inaccurate or misleading If the University decides not to amend the record as requested by the student the University will notify the student of the decision and advise the student of his or her right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment Additional information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the right to a hearing If the decision is not to amend the student will have the right to place a statement in the record commenting about the contested information The right to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student s education records except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent One exception which permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests A school official is a person employed by the University in an administrative supervisory academic or research or support staff position including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff a person or company with whom the University has contracted such as an attorney auditor National Student Clearinghouse or collection agent a person serving on the Board of Trustees or a student serving on an official committee such as a disciplinary or grievance committee or assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility Upon request the University may disclose educational records without consent to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll The right to file a

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/student-resources/ferpa (2016-02-16)
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  • American Indian Studies Certificate | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    program is interdisciplinary exploring a plethora of issues surrounding American Indians past and present It is particularly concerned with increasing the level of knowledge and consciousness of Wisconsin Indian history culture and tribal sovereignty as required by the Wisconsin Legislature s 1989 Act 31 A certificate in American Indian Studies provides a student the opportunity to explore in depth the history culture and sovereignty of Wisconsin and American Indians It will prepare future teachers to meet the requirements of Act 31 as well as those who wish to pursue a minor or major in American Indian Studies or Ethnic Studies at other UW institutions Requirements To qualify for an AIS certificate a student completes 15 credits from the list of AIS related courses identified below passing each with a C or better Up to three credits can be transferred from institutions outside the UW Colleges Course Categories AIS Course a course with a substantive amount of AIS content AIS 101 required 3 credits Two AIS cross listed courses 6 credits General a course that is designated ES with at least 20 AIS content 2 courses that are ES with at least 20 AIS content 6 credits Total Credits 15 credits Anthropology ANT 104 Cultural Anthropology General ANT 260 American Indian Art AIS ANT AIS 302 Archaeology of Wisconsin AIS ANT AIS 308 Archaeology of North America AIS ANT AIS 314 Indians of North America AIS ANT AIS 353 Indians of the Western Great Lakes AIS Art ART 175 Worlds of Art General Business BUS AIS 227 Multicultural Business AIS Communication Arts COM 210 Introduction to Intercultural Communication General Education EDU 220 Education in a Pluralistic Society General English ENG AIS 242 The American Indian in Literature and Film AIS ENG 278 Multicultural Literature in America General Geography GEO 102 Roots

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/degrees/certificates/american-indian-studies-certificate (2016-02-16)
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  • Art Certificate | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    of image effectiveness and making relevant and effective works The art certificate will provide students with a foundation of experiences that are performance based manipulating the physical world and conceptual building awareness of global and historical forms of visual art and will lead students toward an understanding of how to read manipulate and assess visual language The art certificate will also aid those students who plan to specialize in visual arts and obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Bachelor of Fine Arts with teaching certification or a Bachelor of Arts The foundation that this certificate offers will effectively transfer to University of Wisconsin four year institutions and will better provide students with enough credits to concentrate on their specific studio professional concentration i e art education ceramics jewelry and metalsmithing drawing and painting digital studio practice fibers graphic design photography printmaking sculpture glass intermedia and multimedia art when they transfer Requirements The Art Certificate requires a minimum of 15 credits In each course that is applied toward the certificate a student must earn a grade of C or better Courses Core courses 9 credits ART 101 Introduction to Drawing ART 111 Two Dimensional Design ART 112 Three Dimensional Design These courses are offered on all of the UW Colleges campuses Elective courses in either Studio and or Art History Survey 6 credits Studio courses ART 102 Intermediate Drawing ART 103 Drawing II ART 121 Introduction to Painting ART 125 Oil Painting ART 225 Intermediate Oil Painting ART 122 Watercolor ART 222 Intermediate Watercolor ART 131 Introduction to Sculpture ART 231 Intermediate Sculpture ART 232 Sculpture II ART 141 Introduction to Printmaking ART 241 Lithography ART 243 Intaglio ART 245 Serigraphy ART 247 Relief Printing ART 154 Introduction to Ceramics ART 254 Intermediate Ceramics ART 255 Ceramics II ART

    Original URL path: http://www.uwc.edu/catalog/degrees/certificates/art-certificate (2016-02-16)
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