Chapter 4 – Instruction

4.40.02 Academic Standards Policy

Community Colleges of Spokane’s Academic Standards Policy is intended to support a successful learning experience for all students. Students enrolled in degree or certificate programs are expected to demonstrate satisfactory academic progress as defined by the following general policy requirements:

  • Minimum Grade Point Average: Students must achieve and maintain the required grade point average.
  • Degree/Certificate Completion: Students should complete the degree or certificate within the maximum credit limit.

Community Colleges of Spokane recognize the unique and diverse backgrounds and needs of students, and while all students are held to the same level of academic excellence, students with special circumstances may petition for special consideration. Students enrolled in special programs are also required to follow the requirements specified by their funding agency. In addition, students receiving federal and/or state financial aid must follow the Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress Policies (as revised 11-16-04).

[Adopted 01/15/75; Amended 09/20/78; Amended 06/17/86; Amended 08/16/94; Amended 04/19/05; Amended 10/18/05; effective 01/01/06; Amended 09/15/09]

4.40.02 Administrative Procedures

  1. Academic Standards