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Course Details and Enrollment Criteria

PADR is a noncredit course aimed at developing the skills necessary for personal and academic success. Attendance in PADR courses is mandatory. There is a $200 nonrefundable course fee for all students enrolling in PADR. Students must purchase the required course materials separately.

All students who aim for collegiate and professional success are encouraged to register for PADR. As mandated by The Board of Regents, the following populations of students are required to register for the PADR course specific to their College/Major.

Student’s Academic AreaCorresponding PADR Course #Eligibility Requirements
MC
Media & Communication
PADR 0010First semester at Tech with a GPA below a 2.25 & students returning from suspension
A&S
Math and Science majors
PADR 0011First semester at Tech with a GPA below a 2.25 & students returning from suspension
All Other Populations
Majors in VPA, EDU etc.
PADR 0021First semester at Tech with a GPA below a 2.0 & students returning from suspension
A&S
Arts & Sciences Majors in B.A. or BGS
PADR 0031First semester at Tech with a GPA below a 2.25 & students returning from suspension
HS
Human Sciences
PADR 0041Any student with less than 30 hrs. and a cumulative GPA below a 2.0 & students returning from suspension
US
University Studies, TTUD & PREN
PADR 0061First semester at Tech with a term GPA below a 2.0 & students returning from suspension
AG
Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
PADR 0071First semester at Tech with a term GPA below a 2.0 & students returning from suspension
Repeaters
&
mandated in good standing
PADR 0080Students who attended a PADR course after the last day to drop but failed to complete (more than 60% of a previous PADR course- DF's and those withdrawn).
BA
Business
PADR 0081First semester at Tech with a term GPA below a 2.0 & students returning from suspension
EN
Engineering
PADR 0091Engineering students whose cumulative GPA falls below a 2.0

Course Structure, Fee, & Materials

The PADR courses address the factors necessary for learner achievement including the cognitive, affective and physiological aspects. The PADR student can expect to grow in self-evaluation and critical thinking skills, examine the habits of successful versus struggling students and identify and implement necessary goals tailored to his/her specific situation that will lead to both academic and career success and satisfaction. PADR is a noncredit course with a mandatory attendance policy.

Course Class Offerings:

There is a $200 nonrefundable course fee for all students. Once enrolled in PADR, you will be required to purchase course materials promptly.