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    State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2016-2017 Catalog


2016-2017 Catalog

Accreditation and Governance  

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.

SCF is governed by the Florida Legislature and by the SCF District Board of Trustees. Fees are subject to change without prior notice whenever conditions make it necessary.

Statement of Nondiscrimination  

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information and sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services or activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5323, PO Box 1849, Bradenton, FL 34206. For more information SCF Equity Poster.

Equity Officer, ADA Coordinator and Manager of Employment: Erika Perdue
State College of Florida
5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207
941-752-5323

Title IX Deputy Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator: Gloria M. Tracy
State College of Florida
5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207
941-752-5506

Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Donald R. Bowman
State College of Florida
5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207
941-752-5301

This publication can be made available to persons with disabilities in a variety of formats. Requests should be made to the disability resource center coordinator, SCF, P.O. Box 1849, Bradenton, FL, 34206, or call 941-752-5000, SCF Bradenton, or 941-408-1300, SCF Venice, at least two weeks prior to the time the publication is needed.

Disabled individuals requiring accommodations, modifications or encountering physical barriers in the limited number of older inaccessible facilities should contact the Disability Resource Center Coordinator Patricia Lakey at 941-752-5295 or 941-408-1300, ext. 65295, for information, assistance or services. Provision of certain auxiliary aids and services to College events or activities require a specific request at least two business days prior to the function.

Catalog Accuracy Disclaimer 

SCF has made every reasonable effort to ensure the accuracy of this Catalog. This Catalog represents the current curriculum, educational plans and requirements which may be altered to carry out the purposes and objectives of SCF. The Catalog is not a contract and may be changed as necessary by statute, rule or College requirement. Updated information is available on the College’s website, scf.edu.

Public Law 93-380, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 

In accordance with Public Law 93-380, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), strict confidentiality will be observed regarding student information, even though the nature of an educational institution requires that records must be kept. 

The act provides that the College may retain the right to release directory information which is defined as the student name, degree of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, terms of attendance, and degrees and awards received. In the absence of written notice by a student to withhold any or all information included in the definition of “Directory Information,” the College reserves the right to release any of this information it may consider desirable. Directory disclosure release forms are available in the educational records office at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice. 

Acknowledgments and Appreciation 

Designated officials in College administrative divisions are responsible for authoring and approving the content of major Catalog sections as follows: 

Academic Affairs: Bachelor’s degrees, A.A. degree and prerequisites, A.S. programs, certificate programs and course descriptions; academic support; and Center for Corporate and Community Development. 

Student Affairs: Educational records, admissions and enrollment policies, student services, student code of conduct and academic calendar. 

Finance and Administrative Services: Cost and fee information and financial aid. 

Communications and Marketing: Preface information, including accreditation and legal statements; greetings, board of trustees, College history, mission and goals; general information and general overview. 

The State College of Florida Foundation Inc.: College Foundation. 

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1849
Bradenton, FL 34206

Web address: scf.edu

SCF Bradenton
941-752-5000
5840 26th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34207

SCF Lakewood Ranch
941-363-7000
7131 Professional Pkwy. E.
Sarasota, FL 34240

SCF Venice
941-408-1300
8000 S. Tamiami Tr.
Venice, FL 34293

SCF Online
941-752-5237
scf.edu/OnlineLearning