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Pima County Community College District Board Policy

Board Policy Title: Student Classification and Standing
Board Policy Number: BP-3110
Adoption Date: 4/15/81
Revision Date(s): 11/4/03
Sponsoring Unit/Department:  VC Academic Affairs and Student Development
Motion Number: 2502
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Pima Community College students will be classified using the following criteria:

Full-time Student - Students enrolled for twelve (12) or more credit hours for the fall or spring semester or six (6) or more credit hours for an eight-week summer session or four (4) or more credit hours for a five-week session will be classified as full-time students.

Part-time Student - Students enrolled for fewer than twelve (12) credit hours during fall or spring semester or five (5) or fewer credit hours for an eight-week summer session or three (3) credits or fewer for a five-week summer session will be classified as part-time students.

Freshman - Students who have earned fewer than 29 semester hours of credit will be considered freshmen.    

Sophomore - Students who have earned 29 or more semester hours of credit will be considered sophomores.