What courses can I take?

Do I fulfill the conditions to take a course?

Why could I not enroll in a course?


In order to be successful in a course, our faculty have determined that many courses require certain skill levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. Thus, those courses have been set with skill levels as prerequisites. Prerequisites mean that you must have demonstrated the necessary skill levels in reading, writing, or mathematics, which that course requires, in order to register for the desired course. If you do not possess the necessary skill levels, you will receive the message that "Requisites Not Met." In other words, according to our analysis, you do not possess the reading, writing, or mathematics skills to be successful in your desired course. In that case, you will not be allowed to enroll in the course.

In some cases, a co-requisite will be allowed. In other words, if you do not meet the prerequisite, you may be allowed to enroll in the course if you also, at the same time, enroll in the co-requisite courses. For example, you will see the prerequisites for ANTH 2351 listed with the requirement group, "000022," and the following skill levels:

Reading: CL or 0342*

Mathematics: None

Writing: CL or 0310* / 0349*

Requirement Group "000022" indicates that you must have achieved the skill levels of both college-level reading and writing in order to take the desired academic core curriculum course. Or, you will be allowed to enroll in the desired academic core curriculum course if you qualify for and enroll in either of the two developmental combinations: GUST 0342 / ENGL 0310 or GUST 0342 / ENGL 0349 (i.e. both courses in a combination must be in your schedule).


If you wish to know what skill level prerequisites a course is looking for, see the
Course Prerequisites of Basic Skills page. You may also consult this page, if you are not sure why you could not enroll in a course. It may be that you did not fulfill the prerequisites or corequisites for the course.


See a counselor for more information or contact the HCC Transfer Office by phone or email with your inquiry. Please allow 24 hours for response by phone or email.

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