Recommendations 13 & 14: Prerequisite Enforcement
GIF Task Force Recommendation
Progress Toward Recommendation
Related Recommendations from Retention & Timely Graduation Task Force

13) Enforce the existing policy of continuous enrollment in math/English.

Automated prerequisite checking has been put in place to reinforce completion of all prerequisites, including foundational math and English requirements.

Students failing or withdrawing from first or second-level mathematics courses are withdrawn from subsequent mathematics courses and re-enrolled in the incomplete prerequisite.

Discussions of block enrollment for initial term students are in progress.

The School of Engineering strictly enforces prerequisites; student not meeting prerequisites are administratively dropped.

Recommendation 6: Make policy and technology changes that encourage retention

6A. Address issue of number of course withdrawals allowed and how late students can add


6B. Provide a simple, widely accessible method for students to track progress toward a degree

6C. Expand use of automatic prerequisite checking for course enrollment to ensure that students have critical knowledge and/or skills necessary to support success


6D. Develop more on-line introductions (following PSYC 102 model) to General Academic Areas to help students make better informed decisions


6E. Enhance technology for tracking and recording of advising information

(i)Classroom performance, advising appointment scheduling, four year academic plans, etc
(ii)Kyou advising portal should be a central clearinghouse for this information


14) Consistently check and enforce prerequisites.



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