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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

iv Southside Virginia

iv Southside Virginia Community College

Table of Contents GENERAL INFORMATION The College ................................................................2 Mission Statement ......................................................3 Accreditation ..............................................................3 Types of Programs .....................................................3 General Education ......................................................4 Developmental Studies ..............................................5 Special Regional and Community Services ...............5 Workforce Development and Continuing Education ............................................5 Southside Higher Education Consortium ..................6 Cross-Registration Agreement ...................................6 Policies .......................................................................6 Campus Security and Crime Awareness....................6 Sexual Misconduct Policies .......................................7 Security Threat Assessment .......................................8 Substance Abuse Policy .............................................9 Smoking/Tobacco Policy Indoor Air Act ..................9 Weapons Policy..........................................................9 Computer Ethics Guidelines .................................... 10 Food and Beverage Areas ........................................ 11 Parking and Traffic Safety ....................................... 11 Selling and Solicitation ............................................ 11 Children on Campus ................................................ 11 Pets on Campus ........................................................ 11 Notification of Rights Under FERPA ...................... 11 Directory Information ..............................................12 Release of Information on Students .........................12 Retention and Graduation Rates ..............................12 Retention of Student Records ..................................13 Fax Documents ........................................................13 Photographs ..............................................................13 Meeting Rooms ........................................................13 Announcements and Notices....................................13 Distance Learning ....................................................13 Online Course Requirements ...................................13 Support for Online Students .................................... 14 Sex offender Admissions Policy .............................. 14 ENROLLMENT INFORMATION Admission ................................................................ 18 Special Admission Requirements for International Students .......................................... 18 Admission to Specific Curricula .............................. 19 Admission to Courses .............................................. 19 Enrollment of Homeschool Students ....................... 19 Developmental Courses ...........................................20 Residency Requirements ..........................................20 Waiver of Requirements or Credit Through Advanced Standing by Experiential Learning... 20 Transfer .................................................................... 21 Transfer to Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education ............................................................. 21 Classification............................................................22 General Classification ..............................................22 Student Level ...........................................................22 Student Status ..........................................................22 Expenses ..................................................................22 Books and Materials ................................................23 Waived Tuition and Fees .........................................23 Transcripts................................................................23 Tuition Refunds ........................................................23 Encumbrance of Records ......................................... 24 Suspension of Students for Non-Payment of Tuition and Fees, College Loans, College Fines, or Other Debts Owed The College ..................................... 24 Registration .............................................................. 24 Self-Advisement ...................................................... 24 Credits ...................................................................... 24 Repeating a Course ..................................................25 Academic Renewal...................................................25 Normal Academic Load ...........................................25 Approved Elective Course .......................................25 Auditing a Course .................................................... 26 Change of Registration ............................................ 26 Grading System Credit ............................................. 26 Explanation of Grades ............................................. 26 Grading System Non-Credit Activities ....................28 Grade Point Average ................................................28 President’s and Vice President’s List .......................28 Attendance ............................................................... 29 Examinations ........................................................... 29 Academic Standing .................................................. 29 Academic Warning .................................................. 29 Academic Probation ................................................. 29 Academic Suspension .............................................. 29 Academic Dismissal ................................................ 29 Program Requirements ............................................ 29 Second Degree, Diploma or Certificate ...................30 Graduation Honors ...................................................30 Graduation Expenses ...............................................30 Changes In Regulations ........................................... 31 STUDENT DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Student Development .............................................. 34 College Success Skills ............................................. 34

  • Page 1 and 2: Southside Virginia Community Colleg
  • Page 3: President’s Message “Education
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    Programs of Study 43 Programs of St

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    ASSOCIATE DEGREES Transfer: Associa

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    Programs of Study 47 TRANSFER DEGRE

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    Programs of Study 49 TRANSFER DEGRE

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    Programs of Study 53 TRANSFER DEGRE

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    ASSOCIATE DEGREES Associate of Appl

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    Programs of Study 57 ASSOCIATE OF A

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    Programs of Study 59 ADMINISTRATION

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    Programs of Study 61 SECOND SEMESTE

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    Programs of Study 63 SECOND SEMESTE

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    Programs of Study 69 THIRD SEMESTER

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    Programs of Study 71 SECOND SEMESTE

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    Programs of Study 73 Course Title H

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    Programs of Study 75 SECOND SEMESTE

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    Programs of Study 77 SECOND SEMESTE

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    Programs of Study 79 THIRD SEMESTER

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    Programs of Study 81 Associate Degr

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    TECHNICAL STUDIES — INDUSTRIAL MA

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    CERTIFICATES Programs of Study 85

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    Programs of Study 87 BUSINESS, GENE

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    Programs of Study 89 ELECTRICITY (C

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    Programs of Study 91 FIRE SCIENCE T

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    Programs of Study 93 GENERAL EDUCAT

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    Programs of Study 97 NURSING, PRACT

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    Programs of Study 99 NURSING, PRACT

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    CAREER STUDIES CERTIFICATES Program

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    Programs of Study 103 CAREER STUDIE

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    Programs of Study 105 COMPUTER AND

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    Programs of Study 107 EMERGENCY MED

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    Programs of Study 109 FIRE SCIENCE

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    Programs of Study 111 HVAC - BASIC

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    Programs of Study 113 PRECISION MAC

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    Description of Courses

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    ADJ 118 Crisis Intervention and Cri

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    Includes biological, chemical, nucl

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    solutions for on-site energy produc

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    AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills

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    AUT 178 Automotive Final Drive and

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    on proper care and safety practices

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    CAD 233 Computer Aided Drafting III

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    career opportunities in the field.

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    ELECTRICITY ELE 110 Home Electric P

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    EMS 157 ALS Trauma Care (3 Cr) Cont

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    ENG 236 Introduction to the Short S

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    propagation, antennas and transmiss

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    FST 240 Fire Administration (3 Cr)

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    include operating systems, word pro

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    tion of the various sectors of the

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    IND 113 Materials and Processes in

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    special honors courses. May be repe

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    ments and studies the system of rec

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    MARKETING MKT 100 Principles of Mar

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    (Credit will not be awarded for mor

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    0 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total

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    PSY 219 Cross-cultural Psychology (

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    and correctional system in treatmen

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    Student Handbook

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    materials must be checked out befor

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    Commencement Southside Virginia Com

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    express their opinion about other c

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    strictions to ensure that the missi

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    Each student, as a responsible adul

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    5. Affirmative Action and ADA compl

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    any public institution shall be gui

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    State and Local Organizations

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    HONORARY DEGREES IN HUMANE LETTERS

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    Townsend, Rosa I. (2000) Profession

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    Noblin, Emily M. (2007) Assistant P

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    Pegram, Kathy M., Education Support