Classification of Students
- Non-Degree-Seeking Student: A student admitted for purposes other than earning a degree. Non-degree-seeking students may complete up to 11 hours in non-degree seeking student status. Once a non-degree seeking student enrolls into the 12th hour, he/she must be reclassified to degree-seeking status and will be required to meet degree-seeking admission and placement testing requirements.
- Transient Student: A student who is registered for a course(s) at Seminole State College with the approval of their home college or university for that specific course(s). Degree seeking students currenlty enrolled at Seminole State who wish to enroll in a course at another institution for the purpose of applying that credit toward their degree at Seminole State will maintain their current degree-seeking status and are not classified as "transient" at Seminole State.
- Audit Student: A student who enrolls in a college course in which no credit is earned. Audit students must complete the admission procedures and meet all requirements as a student attempting the course for credit. Students may not register to aduit a course until the add/drop period begins. Students cannot change from an audit to credit after the add/drop deadline.
- College Credit: 12 hours/6-11 hours
- Vocational: 15 hours/7.5-14.5 hours
- Social Security: 21 hours/20 hours or less
- ABE/GED: 15 hours/12 hours
- ESOL: 20 hours/12 hours
- High School: Full-time days = 18 hours (minimum three classes; each class must have six contact hours); Full-time nights = 12 hours (minimum two classes; each class much have six contact hours)