PHYSICAL THERAPY General Policies
A. Retention Policies (applicable to all year levels)
a. Failure in repeated major subjects will be disqualified from the course.
b. Failure of 50% of the total units enrolled would be disqualified from the department.
B. Class Attendance and Absences
a. Each student is expected to attend his/her classes regularly and promptly.
b. Classes missed due to enrollment or failure to report on time shall be considered absences.
c. To earn credits for any subjects enrolled in, a student must have a passing grade and must have attended at least 80% of the total semester hours of that subject.
*** The maximum number of allowed absences is as follows:
Five units- 18 hours
Four units- 14 hours
Three units- 10 hours
Two units- 7 hours
One unit- 3 hours
d. A student is considered absent if he/she is late for fifteen minutes from the start of the class session.
e. A medical certificate duly signed by the college physician must support absences due to illness. Failure to present such certificate means un-excused. Prolonged absence due to illness shall be treated on a case to case basis.
C. Withdrawal from the College and Release of Credentials
a. A student who withdraws from the College may request the release of any of the following school credentials from the registrar’s office anytime except during enrollment period.
i. Honorable dismissal
ii. Official transcript of records
iii. Certified true copy of academic records
b. The student must first accomplish clearance and pay the corresponding fee before any school credential is released.
c. Honorable dismissal shall be issued to student under the following conditions:
i. The student is not liable for dismissal for disciplinary reasons.
ii. Approved by the dean.
iii. The student has paid the corresponding fee.
D. Dropping and Changing Courses
a. Any student who drops or changes courses without the approval of the dean shall be given F in the course dropped.
b. The registrar and the instructor concerned shall be notified when student drops or changes courses.
c. Dropping and changing courses during enrollment is permitted during the first two weeks of classes in any semester or within the first three days of classes during the summer on the following conditions:
i. He/she fills up the dropping and changing form.
ii. His/her form is approved by the dean.
iii. He/She pays the corresponding fee.
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