Registration, Costs & Additional Information
This is the second of two bulletins carrying information about interterm courses. The first bulletin carried a detailed description of proposed off-campus interterm opportunities. This bulletin carries final descriptions of all courses offered Interterm 2012-2013.
OFFICIAL REGISTRATION FOR INTERTERM 2012-2013
Interterm registration will take place BY CLASS STANDING during the two-week period of October 31- November 9, 2012. This two-week period coincides with the dates you will be scheduling your classes for spring semester 2013.
The schedule will be as follows:
October 31, November 1 Seniors (current classification)
November 2, 5 Juniors (current classification)
November 6, 7 Sophomores (current classification)
November 8, 9 Freshmen (current classification)
Current classification is determined by total number of credits accumulated PRIOR to the current semester. Credits in progress are NOT included:
Senior 95+ Credits Sophomore 30-59 Credits
Junior 60-94 Credits Freshman 0-29 Credits
Please note that this is the only registration period for Interterm courses. Any alteration in your course choice for Interterm will be made on the first day of Interterm, Thursday January 3.
Keep in mind the following when choosing an Interterm:
a. If you enroll in an Interterm travel course scheduled at a time other than January 2013, you MAY NOT register for another Interterm that does occur in January. You are permitted ONLY ONE (1) Interterm course in an academic year. Any exceptions to this policy need to be approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
b. ALL FULL-TIME DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE AN INTERTERM DURING THEIR FIRST YEAR. Students are required to take three Interterm courses for graduation. Two of the Interterm courses must be "ITM" prefixed. The required third and optional fourth Interterm courses may have a departmental prefix. Transfer and pre-professional students should check the catalog for relevant requirements.
c. If you are planning on doing an internship during Interterm, you must inform the Career Development Office BEFORE you can register. Remember that CED 205 or permission is a prerequisite for an internship experience. Internships during Interterm are available for three (3) credits only.
Interterm classes meet a minimum of two and a half hours daily, five days a week. Some courses meet daily at 9:00 a.m. Others meet daily at 2:00 p.m. Some courses, due to the nature of their topic, meet all day long. Check the description of the courses in this booklet to determine the meeting times of Interterm courses.
Full-time students enrolled at Doane in the 2012 fall semester pay only the additional costs, if any, indicated in the course description and any cost for textbooks when required. Doane's OFF-CAMPUS Interterm courses require payment for the costs incurred as indicated herein.
Students participating in Doane's off-campus Interterm Courses may apply to the Business Office for a board refund. Students who choose not to take an Interterm course DO NOT receive a board refund. Students from other institutions without exchange agreements with Doane may enroll, but must pay tuition for desired credits.
Some interterm courses are taught with letter grades as the only option. Other courses are taught on a pass/fail basis. Some courses allow students to choose whether they wish letter grades or pass/fail and are designated in this bulletin as "Student Option." If you select an Interterm course designated as "Student Option", TELL THE INSTRUCTOR on the first day of class if you wish to take it for a letter grade or if you are planning to take the course on a pass/fail basis.
In a pass/fail course, the grade of “P” earns credit, but this credit is not computed into the grade point average. In a graded course, the earned grade is calculated into the GPA. Faculty expect the same high standards of academic work during Interterm as in fall or spring terms. However, interterm allows you to focus on one subject only; you may do better academically if you are managing only one course, so carefully consider the graded course option.
Students who hope to graduate with honors are reminded that one of the requirements is a certain number of graded credits. The number is based on the number of semesters a student is enrolled at Doane. Other honors that require a certain number of graded credits include Honors in Course, Doane Scholar, and Alpha Lambda Delta.
October 31-November 9 Preregistration for Spring Semester 2013 by CLASS and registration for Interterm 2013 by CLASS
January 3 Thursday Interterm classes begin at 9:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. (Students will be withdrawn from a class if absent on January 3. Once dropped from a class, a student may not be able to re-enter it.)
January 7 Monday Final day for students to change an Interterm class and final day for late registration (5:00 p.m.).
January 9 Wednesday Final day for withdrawal from Interterm with a "W" (4:30 p.m.)
January 22 Tuesday Interterm ends
January 25 Friday Interterm grades published to Web Advisor
January 28 Monday Spring Semester classes begin
Doane College continues its policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or marital status.