WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE
P
RE-REQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE CHALLENGE PETITION
I
nstructions:
Complete the form and submit with supporting documentation to the appropriate Department Chair (i.e., Mathematics Department
Chair, English Department Chair, etc.) This form must be submitted to the Department Chair no later than 10 business days
before the start of the semester/session, which is published in the schedule of classes for the semester in which you would like
to enroll.
F
IRST NAME
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L
AST NAME
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S
TUDENT ID NO
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T
ELEPHONE
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L
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DDRESS
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DESIRED COURSE:
I challenge the pre-requisite or co-requisite requirement for the above course, for the reason indicated below:
Check appropriate box:
I have the appropriate documented knowledge, experience or ability to succeed in the course for which the pre or co-
requisite is specified
Requirements (prerequisite or co-requisite) was not established by adopted L.A.C.C. District process, or was in violation
of Title 5.
Requirement is unlawfully discriminating or applied in an unlawful discriminatory manner.
I will be delayed in fulfilling the requirements for a degree or certificate because the prerequisite course has not been made
reasonably available (has not been offered in the last three semesters and the student believes their progress in attaining
their goal will be delayed.)
A. I have specified an educational goal after having completed 15 units of college work with a GPA of C or better:
B. I have filed an educational plan 90 days after completing the said 15 units; and
C. Alternate curse to fulfill degree or certificate requirements are not available.
I have the appropriate documentation to show that I do not pose a health or safety threat to others or myself in courses for
which a health or safety prerequisite is specified.
I will be delayed in fulfilling the requirements for a degree or certificate because course enrollment was limited to students
judged more qualified in intercollegiate competition, honors, or public performance or enrollment was limited to a
particular cohort of students. I filed an Educational Plan and specified an educational goal after having completed 15 units
of college work with Satisfactory Academic Progress.
**********************PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS********************
P
rocedures for Challenging Pre and Co-requisites and Limitations on Enrollment
1. Complete the Pre-requisite and Co-requisite Challenge Form and attach transcripts, doctor’s statement or personal statement
etc.
2. Submit the completed petition and any support documentation to the department chairperson. (i.e., English Department Chair
or Mathematics Department Chair). Department contact information listed on the reverse side.
3. The receiving department will evaluate the student’s request and will notify the student and admissions accordingly. Only
Department Chairs or Designees may submit approved Challenge Petitions to Admissions. Admissions will not accept
approved Challenges from students.
4. No units will be granted for successfully challenged courses by this request. To challenge a course for credit refer to the
pr
ocess for earning credit by examination in the college catalog
Re
vised: September 2015
Additional Comments:
Department:
Dept. Chair
Phone
Email
Allied Health (Allied Health, Dental Assistant, Dental
Hygiene, Health & Safety Ed, Health Occupation, Nursing
(CNA), Pharmacy Tech)
Carlos Sermeno 310-287-7224 Sermenc@wlac.edu
Applied Technology (Aircraft Electronics, Aviation
Maintenance Technology)
Jack Moy 310-287-4514 MoyJM@wlac.edu
Career Studies (Accounting, Administration of Justice,
Business, Corrections, Finance, Fire Technology, Hospitality,
Law, Management, Marketing, Paralegal Studies, Real
Estate, Travel)
Gerald Ludwig 310-287-4434 Ludwiger@wlac.edu
Computer Science & Applications(Computer Apps & Office
Technology, Computer Science Information Technology)
Anna Chiang
http://web-wlac-
csit.com/pdf/PreReqChallengeDeclareMajor.pdf
CEMA (Broadcasting, Cinema, Dance Studies, Dance
Techniques, Film Production, Multimedia, Television,
Theater)
Laura Peterson 310-287-4571 PetersL@wlac.edu
Humanities & Fine Arts (Architecture, Art, Environmental
Design, Humanities, Multimedia, Music, Philosophy,
Photography)
Joyce Sweeney 310-287-4265 SweeneyJ@wlac.edu
Language Arts (American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese,
Communications Studies, ESL, English, French, Japanese,
Spanish)
Fran Leonard 310-287-4203 LeonarFT@wlac.edu
Mathematics
Matt Robertson 310-287-4226 RobertMG@wlac.edu
Science (Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth
Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology,
Meteorology, Microbiology, Oceanography, Physical Science,
Physics, Physiology)
Abraha Bahta 310-287-4236 BahtaA@wlac.edu
Social Sciences (African- American Studies, Anthropology,
Asian American Studies, Child Development, Economics,
Family & Consumer Studies, History, Political Science,
Psychology, Sociology)
Sholeh Khorooshi 310-287-4539 Khoroos@wlac.edu
Health & Kinesiology (Health, Kinesiology, Kinesiology
Athletics, Kinesiology Major)
Jane Witucki 310-287-4282 WituckJE@wlac.edu
Library & Learning Resources (Education, Learning Skills,
Library Science, Tutoring)
Ken Lin 310-287-4437 Link@wlac.edu
DEPARTMENT USE ONLY
Action: Approved
Denied
Notified the student on:
Check one:
Email Mail Phone In-person
Notified admissions on:
Check one: Emailed to appeals@wlac.edu Mail to Admissions (SSB)
Department:
Decision Date:
Name of Chair or Designee:
Signature:
Admissions Use Only
Appeals:
Date:
Re
vised: September 2015
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