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    State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catalog Addendum


Entrance Examinations and Placement of Students

ACT and SAT

Students who have taken the ACT and/or SAT and have scores that place them into college-level coursework in reading, writing and/or mathematics may use these scores as an alternative to the corresponding sections of PERT. Students may use the ACT and/or SAT scores if the scores are less than two (2) years old and are at the level or above the scores posted on the Assessment/Testing Center website, scf.edu/Testing, in accordance with Florida Statute 240.321 and SCF Rule 6HX14-4.04.

SAT-I Score or

 

New SAT Scores (March 2016)

Enhanced ACT Score

 

Section(s) Exempted

*Verbal

440

24+ (Reading)

English

17

Sentence Skills

*Verbal

440

24+ (Reading)

Reading

19

Reading Skills

SAT-I Score or

 

New SAT Scores (March 2016)

Enhanced ACT Score

 

Section(s) Exempted

Mathematics

510

27-28.5

Mathematics

20

Algebra and College Level Mathematics

 

Transfer: Degree-Seeking

Upon receipt of all transcripts/credential evaluations, the Educational Records office will prepare a transfer evaluation report and an email will be sent to the student’s SCF email account. The report identifies course credits accepted and the academic standing with which the student begins at SCF. The transcript evaluation is completed during the first term of degree-seeking enrollment. Please note: Transcripts submitted will not be evaluated for transfer credit until transcripts/credential evaluations from all postsecondary colleges and/or universities attended have been received in the Educational Records office and reflective of all cumulative hours. In progress transcripts will not be evaluated for transfer credit evaluations. Official transcripts are required to be sent directly to the SCF Educational Records office from each previously attended regionally accredited, post-secondary institution. Failure to do so could delay the evaluation of transcripts, registration and financial aid. Hand-delivered transcripts will NOT be accepted.

Transfer Credit for USAFI and Armed Forces School Courses

Credit will be granted to students with military training, experience and coursework that are applicable to a student’s degree, not to exceed 30 credit hours. Students with military training must send an official military transcript to the Educational Records office and have their credits applied to their SCF academic record. SCF will grant three credit hours for HLP 1081 - Concepts of Wellness and two credit hours for PEM 1130 - Basic Conditioning and Weight Training. Additional military credits are based on the evaluation and recommendation for postsecondary credit by the American Council on Education’s Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Forces (ACE) and the Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript Systems (AARTS).

Associate in Arts Degree Requirements Summary

  1. Satisfactory completion, a grade of “C” or better, on all requirements for the A.A. degree.
  2. Satisfactory completion of at least six term credits of International/Intercultural education
  3. Satisfactory completion of all courses necessary to meet the requirement of the Gordon Rule (SBE Rule 6A-10.030)
  4. Satisfactory completion of at least 60 A.A. term credits of academic work exclusive of developmental courses and courses applicable only to an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree
  5. Associate of Arts Foreign Language Requirement: Pursuant to s. 1007.25, F.S., and Rule 6A-10.02412, students who first enroll in the fall 2014 term of later must demonstrate foreign language competency as specified in s. 1007.262, F.S. All modern and classical languages can be used to demonstrate competency as well as American Sign Language (ASL). This includes, but is not limited to, the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Languages not in this list may be considered and approved by the chair of the Language and Literature department. Students may meet this requirement by demonstrating competency via five options: 1) successful completion of two years (four semesters) of the same foreign language officially documented on a high school transcript; or 2) successful completion (grade C or better) of two semesters of the same foreign language at a college or university officially documented on a college/university transcript; or 3) one year of high school foreign language plus one semester of the next level of the same foreign language on the college/university level as documented on official high school and college/university transcript; or 4) education completed outside the United States as documented on an official foreign high school transcript that reflects a primary language other than English; or 5) successful completion of two foreign language equivalents through Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE), UEXCEL exam, or the Language Testing International (LTI) exam. One or more of these exams can be in combination with successful completion of college/university credit in the same foreign language subject area. Official transcripts from a high school, college and/or university and/or official examination results must be submitted to the Educational Records office.

Programs of Study

Certificates

Accounting Applications [3001]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of accounting in a business environment. The coursework will apply to the A.S. Accounting Technology degree [2005].

Alternative Energy [3002]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of engineering technology. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Engineering Technology degree [2040].

Business Management [3010]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of business management. The coursework will apply toward any of the following A.S. degrees: Business Administration, Business Entrepreneurship [2043], Business Administration, Management [2006], Business Administration, Marketing [2007], and Business Administration and Management [1706].

Computer Aided Design and Drafting [3017]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of engineering technology. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Engineering Technology degree [2040].

Computer Programmer [3004]

This certificate is designed to prepare student for entry level employment in the field of computer programing and analysis. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Computer Information Technology degree [2012].

Database Administrator [3025]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of computer database administration. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Computer Programming and Analysis degree [2013].

Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention [3003]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of early childhood education. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Early Childhood Education degree [2009] and toward the B.S. Early Childhood Education degree [8005].

Electronics [3018]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of electronics. The coursework will lead toward the A.S. Engineering Technology degree [2040].

Engineering Technology Support Specialist [3016]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the career cluster of technology support. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Engineering Technology degree [2040].

Entrepreneurship [3023]

This certificate is designed to teach students the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and may lead to entry level employment within the business career cluster. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Business Administration, Business Entrepreneurship degree [2043].

Graphic Design Support [3021]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for initial employment in the field of graphic design. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Graphic Design Technology degree [2033].

Information Technology Analysis [3015]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the field of computer information analysis. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Network Systems Technology degree [2027].

Interactive Media Production [3022]

This certificate is designed to provide students with a foundation in interactive media techniques that may lead to entry level employment within the field of media production. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Graphic Design Technology degree [2033].

Live Event Media Production [3024]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the audio visual technology and communication career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Digital Cinema degree [2031].

Marketing [3011]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the marketing, sales, and service career cluster. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Business Administration, Marketing Degree [2007].

Network Security [3007]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the field the information technology career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Network Systems Technology degree [2027].

Network Server Administration [3006]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the field the information technology career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Network Systems Technology degree [2027].

Web Development Specialist [3026]

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within in the information technology career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Information Technology degree [2027].

Course Descriptions

FIN 3400 - Financial Management

Prerequisites: FIN 2001

PHT 2231 - Therapeutic Exercise Prescription and Application in Physical Therapy

Formerly in Catalog as PHT 2230.

RTV 1241 - Basic Television Production

Effective Spring 2017 course number changes to RTV 1510.

RTV 1242 - Advanced Television Production

Prerequisites: RTV 1241. Effective Spring 2017 course number changes to RTV 1510.

Effective Spring 2017 course number changes to RTV 1512.

RTV 1530 - Electronic Field Production I

Prerequisites: RTV 1241 Effective Spring 2017 course number changes to RTV 1510