COS Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between COS 101 and COS 133?
COS 101, College Orientation Seminar, is a one-credit college course. It typically meets for half a semester and provides a quick survey of basic college orientation topics.
COS 133, Introduction to College Studies, is a three-credit college course. The curriculum is more extensive and comprehensive. COS 133 is offered as a traditional, online, and hybrid (classroom and online) course.
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Can a student take both COS 101 and COS 133 for credit?
No, a student cannot take both COS 101 and COS 133 for credit.
The MCC Policy states that a student who earns credit for COS 101 cannot take COS 133 at a later date and earn credit.
Similarly, a student who earns credit for COS 133 cannot take COS 101 at a later date and earn credit.
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