(A) "Certified" means a student has successfully completed and passed the theory and a practical test for a specific service and is authorized to perform that service on patrons.
(B) "Quarter" means a period of no less than ten weeks.
(C) "Semester" means a period of no less than fifteen weeks.
(D) "Course" means a separate component of study contained within the program for which a student earns credits or hours.
(E) "Program" means the aggregate of individual courses or hours that qualify a person to take a licensing examination.
(F) "State credentialed teacher" means a person recognized by the Ohio department of education as a certified/licensed teacher or a recognized member of the faculty of a college or university or an individual holding at least a bachelors degree in the subject to be taught.
(G) "Withdrawn student" means any student who ceases instruction in a school prior to graduation.
(H) "ODE" means the Ohio department of education.
(I) "IEP" means an individual education plan.
(J) "Course outline" means an outline of the program offering that summarizes each of the subjects included in the program with hours devoted to theory and clinic within each subject.
(K) "Clock hour" means a period scheduled for a theory lecture of at least fifty minutes or scheduled clinic time in actual sixty minute segments including any break time allowed in the school's student policies.
(L) "Last fifty hours" means the last fifty hours of a cosmetology, esthetics, or hair design course required to complete the program in which the student is enrolled.
(M) "Transcript" means a form or letter signed by a school official certifying final grades for all courses applicable to a program of study.