To all New CCBC Students:
ACDV 101-1 credit/1.5 contact hours – Transitioning to College is a first year experience course designed to familiarize students with CCBC and foster the development of decision-making skills and learning strategies that link you to success in college. This course is a requirement for all credit certificate and degree seeking students who are new to college and must be taken the first semester at CCBC.
Through the ACDV 101 experience you will meet other students who share similar academic and career pursuits. You will have the opportunity to develop the skills that will help you succeed academically. You will have the opportunity to explore occupational choices and create an “academic roadmap” for your CCBC experience.
Over the next few months you will have many exciting, and challenging experiences. The CCBC staff and faculty are committed to assisting you with these challenges through, ACDV 101, Transitioning to College. This first year experience class is designed to help you quickly connect to the college, your instructors, college resources, and co- curricular activities. You will learn about resources that will help you achieve your academic, personal and career goals.
Wishing you success and fun!
Criteria for the appeal to waive the requirement ACDV 101 – Transitioning to College
The formal appeal procedure begins when a written appeal accompanied by your CCBC transcript, and this completed form is submitted to the Department Chair for ACDV 101. The completed request form should contain the explanation and documentation to support the request to waive the ACDV 101 requirement. The Department Chair and the Dean of Developmental Education will review the appeal. They may choose to meet with you and will respond in writing to you concerning the disposition of the appeal within ten (10) business days. In order for CCBC continuing students to submit a request for ACDV-101 waivers, they must have successfully completed six credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Requests from students who have not met this guideline will not be considered. Successful appeals will show evidence that students have mastered the skills taught in ACDV 101 including use of CCBC technology, the ability to locate and utilize learning support services, exploration of a general career direction, students have made good choices about college, and students have sought and received academic advising.