Student Right to Know

Filed under General University Policies

The Student Right-to-Know Act, passed by Congress in 1990, requires institutions eligible for Title IV funding, under the Higher Education Act of 1965, to calculate completion or graduation rates of certificate- or degree-seeking, full-time students entering that institution, and to disclose these rates to current and prospective students.  Every institution that participates in any Title… Read more »

Admissions Policy – ADM-PL-0815

Filed under Admissions Policies, General University Policies

Admission Process and Required Documents for Undergraduate Programs   Undergraduate Admissions Process Submit an online application. Phone interview with an admissions coordinator. Submit required documents. The student is notified of acceptance or concerns. A digital enrollment agreement is sent to the potential student to be signed. Enrollment agreement is reviewed and signed by a University… Read more »

Clock Hour Policy for Vocational Programs

Filed under General University Policies

Clock Hour Definition ABTU defines a clock hour as a 60 minute span of time spent in contact with academic material. Academic content may be in the form of videos, interactive videos, reading, software simulations, practical application activity, quizzes, threaded discussion questions, and live instructor led sessions.   Clock Hour Measurement The total number of… Read more »

Misrepresentation

Filed under General University Policies

Misrepresentation American Business and Technology University (ABTU) is committed to providing accurate, truthful, and transparent information to enrolled students, prospective students, and the general public.  A misrepresentation is a false, erroneous or misleading statement about the nature of ABTU’s educational programs and services, the nature of financial charges, or the employability of the our students upon the completion… Read more »

Graduation Requirements & Process

Filed under General University Policies

Graduation Requirements Undergraduate Programs The following graduation requirements apply to Certificate, Technical Diploma, Associate, and Bachelor degree programs at ABTU. Students must successfully complete all courses within their respective program, as outlined in the University Catalog, at the time of their enrollment. Students must complete the program with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. Students… Read more »

Non-Matriculated Student Policy NMS-PL-1015

Filed under General University Policies

Purpose The purpose of this policy is to guide the admission, enrollment and course selection processes for students enrolling in a la carte course(s) outside of an already existing ABTU program. Due to the professional and skill oriented nature of ABTU courses, students may occasionally elect to enroll in a single course, or collection of… Read more »

Dual Enrollment Policy – DEP-PL-0415

Filed under General University Policies

Purpose American Business & Technology University has identified select undergraduate courses as eligible for dual-enrollment, which may be taken by eligible high school juniors and seniors.   Dual-enrollment is defined as allowing eligible high school students to take college level courses for credit, while still attending high school, allowing the student to save time and… Read more »

Non-Credit Course Policy – NCC-PL-0515

Filed under General University Policies

Non-Credit Course Policy – NCC-PL-0515   Introduction The guidelines set forth in this policy govern the activities and requirements of students who are enrolled in ABTU non-credit courses and tracks. ABTU non-credit courses are self-guided modules that contain click through audio and video lectures and demonstrations. These courses are intended for professional development and continuing… Read more »