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courses in which credits can be transferred must have a course content equivalent to that required in the curriculum of the new school. Preparatory English Course (IEN 001) Both overseas and Thai students who have good command of English may request exemption from IEN 001. Their scores on an English Proficiency Test (TOEFL, IELTS) must prove satisfactory; however, a placement test can also be arranged. Applicants who are unable to show a sufficient minimun score on a recognized English proficiency test such as TOEFL, SAT, or IELTS are required to take IEN 001. This course is designed to improve the student’s English proficiency and to prepare him or her for the program. The regular academic length of the course is 10 weeks. Students who do not perform satisfactorily will not be admitted into the regular academic program. Re-enrollment in IEN 001 will be required. Students who fail IEN 001 twice will be suspended from the program. Preparatory Mathematics Course (IMA 001) Students who already have sufficient background knowledge in mathematics at the high school level and/or have obtained satisfactory scores in the Mathematics part of the Entrance Examination as well as in other achievement tests will be exempted from IMA 001. Bangkok University International College students who fail to prove their mathematics knowledge are also required to take IMA 001 in order to prepare for their academic studies at the university level. Those who do not pass IMA 001 will be admitted into Bangkok University International College under provisional sta- tus. The re-enrollment in IMA 001 will be required and there will be a restriction on the size of the academic load. Academic Dishonesty Academic dishonesty includes such practices as cheating in the examination or doing any act proved to be dishonest. Any student proved dishonest will receive “F” for the course in which cheating was discovered, and W for remaining courses in that semester. He/she is liable to be suspended for o n e a c a d e m i c y e a r . T h i s p e r i o d i n c l u d e s t h e s u m m e r s e s s i o n . In a serious case, the student will be dismissed. Graduation All students eligible to apply for graduation must be able to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 within the time limit. Diploma Students who have completed the program and earned a GPA ranging from 1.50 - 1.99 can only apply for a diploma. BANGKOK UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL 51