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Policy: Prerequisites

Effective Fall quarter 2004, prerequisites are those courses or conditions determined by a  department or program to be necessary preparation for a course (e.g., courses, AP scores, SAT scores, student  academic level).  If approved by the Undergraduate Council and/or the Graduate Council,  students are required to have successfully completed all of the prerequisites prior to attending the course.

Hence, it is critical that departments/programs carefully determine what preparation is necessary for a course as opposed to, perhaps, strongly recommended.  Of course, faculty and departments may, on a case-by-case basis,  grant exceptions to any prerequisites.