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Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge

A prerequisite/corequisite challenge requires written documentation, explanation of
alternative course work, background or abilities which adequately prepare the student
for the course. A Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge Form can be obtained from the Assessment Center for English, Math or ESL or Admissions and Records Office for
World Languages.

Reasons for seeking a Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge Form may include one or more of the following:

It is recommended that the student enroll into the Challenge Class by presenting the completed challenge form at registration. If the challenge is not upheld the student will be dropped from the class.

Prerequisite/Corequisite Challenge Form and Instructions

Challenge Procedures

Challenge Schedule

Challenge Schedule for English and English Second Language (ESL) for December 2014 / January 2015

Note that for any given term, a challenge not filed in the Assessment Center four business days before the first day of the semester/term (or four business days before the first day of a late start class) will be used to determine acceptance for the following semester/term.  These mid-term challenges will be reported on before continuing student registration begins for the following term.

Key Dates for Spring 2015


Submit Challenge form to Assessment Center By 5 PM This Date

To Receive Email Results by Midnight This Date

Continuing Student Registration Begins

November 20, 2014

November 27, 2014

New/Returning Students Registration

December 4, 2014

December 11, 2014

Walk-in registration/First Day of Term
(or first meeting of late start class)

January 15, 2015

January 22, 2015




If the Challenge is successful, the student will be informed by email and cleared to register in any open sections.  For consideration for closed sections, the student must petition the Division Dean within 5 business days from the date this email was sent regarding the Challenge results.  Details of how to proceed will be in the email.