- Adjunct faculty
Visiting or part-time instructors.
- Associate degree
The degree received after completing a two-year program.
To take a course without credit.
- Baccalaureate or bachelor's degree
The degree received after completing a four-year program.
An e-learning program used in all Carroll's classroom and Distance Education courses. Blackboard provides access to many classroom related activities including email, course documents and related Web sites.
A credential awarded by a college or university to recognize the completion of curriculum other than one leading to a degree or diploma.
- Closed sections
A section or course that has been filled completely.
The graduation ceremonies held at the end of a semester.
- Course numbering
Typically, the course number represents the level of the course: 100's freshman level, 200's sophomore level, 300's junior level, 400's senior level and 500's graduate level.
- FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aide
A form that may be used by students applying for federal and other types of financial aid. Forms are available in the Financial Aid Office.
A subject or career field that serves as the focus of study in a degree program.
A secondary concentration in a specific subject or career field.
A vital part of the college experience with activities designed to help new students adjust and familiarize themselves with the college.
Courses that must taken prior to enrolling in an advanced course.
A notation posed to a student's transcripts for any fall and spring term in which the cumulative GPA falls below levels.
A course outline of the topics and assignments expected to be covered.
A record of all courses taken, credits earned and graded received.
Acceptance by a new college of the credits earned in a previous college.
The expense charged for academic instruction.