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(MnSCU Policy 3.17)

(RCTC Policy 3.17.4)

Part 1. Definition: A class taken at Rochester Community and Technical College may be repeated. However, the following categories identify whether classes may be repeated for a grade change, for audit only, and/or for additional credit. Note: financial aid eligibility may be affected by repeating or auditing a class.

Part 2. Guidelines:
CATEGORY I: Classes with the same course number but with different content including internships, directed studies, studio problem, field experience.
*Category I classes may be taken twice for credit.
*Classes may be taken additional times by auditing.
*Because the class content varies, a student taking the same course number a second time cannot replace the first
grade with the second. (Some departments, such as the English Department, have specific rules that apply to Category I class repetition. These departmental rules apply when they are spelled out in the catalog.)

ACCT 2850 Accounting Internship
ART 2292 Studio Problems
ASF 2299 Internship
BTEC 2840 BTEC Internship
BTEC 2850 HIT Internship
BTEC 2855 HIT Internship
BTEC 2860 HIT Internship
BUS 2290 Business Topics
BUS 2294 Marketing Internship
BUS 2296 Business Internship
CD 2510 Internship
ELEC 2055 Internship
ENGL 2260 Literature: Topical Studies
FREN 1111 French Conversation Topics
DIGI 2247 Digital Arts Internship
HORT 2301 Directed Study
HORT 2302 Directed Study
HORT 2390 World Horticulture
HORT 2399 Horticulture Seminar
HTFL 2302 Floriculture/Garden Center Internship
HTFL 2304 Floriculture/Garden Center Internship
HTLS 2302 Landscape, Golf Course and Grounds Maintenance Internship
HTLS 2304 Landscape, Golf Course and Grounds Maintenance Internship
HUC 1529 Health Unit Coordinator Internship
HUM 2941-43 Nobel Conference: Honors
JOUR 2294 Journalism Internship
LAWE 2250 Internship for Law Enforcement
MATH 1191 Special Mathematics Topics
PHED 2294 Physical Education Internship
PHIL 2971-72 Philosophical Problems: Honors
PODS 2961-64 Honors PODS: Pursuing Odysseys
REC 2294 Recreation Internship
RMDS 2210 National/International Retail Merchandising Study Tour
RMDS 2290 Retail Merchandising Seminar
RMDS 2294 Retail Merchandising Internship
SOC 2630 Field Experience
REC 2220 Great River Adventures
SPCH 2210 Field Experience in Intercultural Communications

CATEGORY II: Student Life Activity Classes. These are classes taken for credit associated with a Student Life Activity. These activities may be taken for credit each semester for a total of four semesters. After the four-credit maximum has been reached they may be taken by audit only. A Student Life Activity class may not be repeated for a grade change.

MUSC 1301 Concert Choir
MUSC 1302 Concert Band
MUSC 1321 Aires
MUSC 1322 Jazz Band
MUSC 1331 Vocal Ensemble
MUSC 1332 Instrumental Ensemble
MUSC 1340 World Drum Ensemble
MUSC 1450 Applied Music – Vocal
MUSC 1460 Applied Music – Instrumental
SPCH 2292 Speech Activity

Any intercollegiate team sport may be taken twice for credit. They may not be repeated for a grade change.
(Courses below represent a suggestion by the Health/PE Dept. to revise the team sport numbers to reflect a two semester numbering sequence.)

PHED 1210/2210 Volleyball Team
PHED 1212/2212 Soccer Team
PHED 1213/2213 Football Team
PHED 1220/2220 Men’s Basketball Team
PHED 1221/2221 Women’s Basketball Team
PHED 1222/2222 Wrestling Team
PHED 1230/2230 Men’s Baseball Team
PHED 1231/2231 Women’s Softball Team
PHED 1236/2236 Golf Team

CATEGORY III: Academic classes with the same course number and the same content.
*This category includes the majority of courses.
*All courses not included in Categories I or II are included here, including
physical education and health.
*These classes may not be repeated for additional credit but may be repeated
for a grade change or by auditing.

Part 3. Process: The Vice President of Academic Affairs will provide the Registrar with an updated list of courses in each category annually. The list will also be posted on the college website as part of the online catalog.

Date of Implementation: Fall 2004

Date of Adoption: 3/18/04


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