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       31-10 Thomson Avenue
       Long Island City, NY 11101

       Room:  E300-O
       Phone: (718) 482-5973
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  • Progression Policy and Graduation

    Curriculum Sequence: All DTP students are expected to follow the recommended sequence of clinical phase courses. Students who are out of sequence are not guaranteed a seat in a course each semester.

    Earned Grades: In order to remain in the clinical phase, a student must earn a grade of C or better in all major courses (SCD) and science courses and must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0. Major courses (SCD) may be repeated only once. If a successful grade is not earned at the second attempt, a student will no longer be eligible to participate in the DTP. A second failure (less than a C grade) in another major course within the clinical phase results in dismissal from the program.

    Readmission to the First Clinical Course: If a student who was accepted into the clinical phase of the DTP and does not successfully complete the first semester because the student declined admission, withdrew from courses, withdrew unofficially, failed a course, or took a leave of absence, the student must reapply for admission into the clinical phase according to stated policy.

    Re-Admission Policy: A student who is accepted into the clinical phase of the DTP and completes at least one SCD course in the clinical phase, and leaves the program for more than one academic year, may request to be re-admitted if the following procedures are followed and approved:

    1. The student must request re-admission in writing to the DTP director. The written request must include the following information:
      a. Reason for student’s leaving the DTP.
      b. What has changed that would now allow the student to be successful.
    2. Schedule a meeting with the DTP director. The DTP director may request supportive information to substantiate the information provided in the letter.
    3. The student must take a comprehensive exam(s) covering the SCD course material completed during the semester prior to the leave. The student must receive a grade of C (73%) or better for consideration for re-admission.
    4. DTP faculty will meet to review the request and the results of the exam(s).
    5. The student will be notified of acceptance or rejection by the DTP director in writing.
    6. The student’s re-admission into the DTP will also be based on seat availability within the program.

    Graduation Requirements: To meet graduation requirements, students must complete a minimum of 60 credits as outlined in the DTP Curriculum, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all major (SCD) courses and all required science courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the major (SCD) courses. Students must meet all other requirements as outlined in this Handbook and the LaGCC College Catalog.

    Students are ultimately responsible for meeting all academic requirements as listed in the college catalog and DTP Student Handbook.

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