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TABLE OF
CONTENTS 2019-2020 A C A D E M I C C ATA L O G
Academic Calendar 2018-2019 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Section 1: Introduction and Information . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Section 2: Admission and Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Section 3: Academic Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Section 4: Student Services and Activities . . . . . . . . . . 21
Section 5: Rights, Responsibilities and Policies . . . . . . .27
Section 6: Financial Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Section 7: Programs of Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59
Section 8: Community and Business Development . . . 115
Section 9: Course Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
Section 10: Faculty and Staff Directory . . . . . . . . . . . 173
Administrative Officers Board of Trustees
President, Dr. Tom Huebner Jamie Cater
Tommy Dulaney
Vice President for Operations, Soraya Welden
John Johnson
Chief Financial Officer, Pam Harrison Ronnye Purvis, MD
Associate Vice President for Workforce Education, Alex Weddington
Dr. Richie McAlister
Dean of Academic Affairs, Michael Thompson
Dean of Student Services, Deanna Smith
Associate Dean of Student Services /Athletic Director,
Sander Atkinson
Dean of Community and Business Development,
Joseph Knight
Dean of Nursing, Dr. Lara Collum
Disclaimer: Meridian Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
Vice President for Advancement and Foundation disability, religion or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities

Executive Director, Barbara Jones Compliance with Section 504 is coordinated by Mrs. Deanna Smith, Dean of Student Services, 910 Highway 19
North, Meridian, MS 39307. 601.484.8895, Fax: 601.484.8635, email: [email protected] Compliance with
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Title IX is coordinated by Mr. Derek Mosley, Social Science Instructor, Smith Hall, 910 Highway 19 North, Meridian, MS
39307. 601.553.3453, Fax: 601.484.8635, email: [email protected]

Accountability, Cathy Parker
Associate Vice President for The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the students and MCC. This catalog
attempts to present information regarding admission requirements, courses, degrees, tuition, fees, etc., in as accurate and
Communications, Leia Hill up-to-date fashion as possible. This does not, however, preclude the possibility of changes taking place during the time period
of this catalog. When such changes happen, they will be publicized through normal channels. Prospective and current student
should consult an advisor for any changes in the information in this catalog

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Academic Calendar
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FALL 2019 SUMMER 2020
Faculty on 186 Day Contract Report . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., July 29 Summer Semester Officially Begins (Including MSVCC Maymester)
Faculty on 176 Day Contract Report . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Aug. 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., May 11
Faculty on 166 Day Contract Report . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Aug. 12 DAY TERM I
Fall Semester Officially Begins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Aug. 5 Classes . .Begin
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues., May 26
Faculty Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16 Last Day to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wed., May 27
Full Term Classes begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Aug. 19 Last Day to Receive “W” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., June 19
Last Day to Register for Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., Aug. 23 Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs., June 25
Labor Day Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Sept. 2 Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation . . . . . . . Fri., June 26
Late Start Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon.-Tues., Sept. 23-24 Grades Due (8 a.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., June 26
Last Day to Receive "W" in Term I . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Sept. 30
Fall Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon .-Tues ., Oct . 7-8 DAY TERM II
Term II Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Oct . 14 Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., June 29
Mid Semester Grades Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wed., Oct. 16 Last Day to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues., June 30
December Graduation Application Deadline . . . . . . Fri., Oct. 25 Independence Day Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 3
Mid Semester Grades (Late Start Classes) . . . . . . . . Mon., Nov. 4 Last Day to Receive “W” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 24
Last Day to Receive “W” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues., Nov. 19 Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs., July 30
Last Day to Receive “W” in Late Start Classes . . . . . . Fri., Nov. 22 Grades Due (8 a.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 31
Thanksgiving Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon.-Sat., Nov. 25-30 Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 31
Classes Resume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Dec. 2
Last Day to Receive “W” in Term II Classes . . . . . . . . Mon., Dec. 2 Full Day Term Classes meet entire summer
Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri.-Wed., Dec. 6-11 Classes begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues., May 26
Final Grades Due (3 p.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs., Dec. 12 Last Day to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wed., May 27
Faculty Work Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., Dec. 13 Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation . . . . . . . Fri., June 26
Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., Dec. 13 Independence Day Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 3
_________________________________________ Last Day to Receive “W” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wed., July 15
SPRING 2020 Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs., July 30
Spring Semester Officially Begins (Including MSVCC Holiday Term) Grades Due (8 a.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 31
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Dec. 16 Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 31
Faculty Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon.-Fri., Jan. 6-10
Full Term Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Jan. 13 Evening Term Classes meet 2 nights/week for 3 hours/night for 8 weeks
Last Day to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., Jan. 17 Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tues., May 26
Martin Luther King Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., Jan. 20 Last Day to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., May 29
Late Start Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon.-Tues., Feb. 17-18 Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation . . . . . . . Fri., June 26
Last Day to Receive “W” in Term I Classes . . . . . . . . Mon., Feb. 24 Independence Day Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 3
Mid Semester Break (Spring Break) . . . . . . . Mon.-Sat., March 9-14 Last Day to Receive “W” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wed., July 15
Term II Classes Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., March 16 Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . Tues.-Wed., July 21-22
Mid Semester Grades Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., March 16 Grades Due (8 a.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 24
Mid Semester Grades (Late Start Classes) Due . . . . . Mon., March 30 Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., July 31
May Graduation Application Deadline . . . . . . . . . . Wed., April 1
Easter Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs.-Tues., April 9-14
Last Day to Receive “W" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., April 17 Important dates for Mississippi Virtual Community
Last Day to Receive “W” in Late Start Classes . . . . . . Tues., April 22 College (online) classes: Please refer to the MCC
Last Day to Receive “W” in Term II Classes . . . . . . . . Tues., April 27 eLearning webpage MSVCC dates

Final Examinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri.-Wed., May 1-6
Final Grades Due (3 p.m.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thurs. May 7
Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fri., May 8
Faculty on 166 Day Contract Completed . . . . . . . . . Tues., May 19
Memorial Day Holiday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mon., May 25
Faculty on 176 Day Contract Completed . . . . . . . . . Wed., May 27
Faculty on 186 Day Contract Completed . . . . . . . . . Wed., June 3
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SECTION 1
INTRODUCTION
2019-2020
A C A D E M I C C ATA L O G
AND INFORMATION
Welcome to MCC from the President . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Need More Information? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
History of Meridian Community College . . . . . . . . . . 5
Mission and Accreditation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
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Welcome from the President
Whether you are entering college for the first time,
transferring from another institution, making the bold
decision to come back to college to finish something you
started, re-train for a new opportunity, or formulate a new
vision for your future, I believe the best choice you can make
is Meridian Community College

Our faculty and staff are
well-qualified, excellent,
and absolutely committed
to helping you meet your
educational goals, whatever
they may be. Many of our
students arrive with a desire
to complete a degree that
will transfer to a four-year
institution, and others
are motivated to earn
a degree or certificate
that will prepare
them for an exciting
opportunity in today’s
job market

We have long been known for our outstanding academic This catalog is an important document that outlines
transfer program. For decades, in fact, our students have many significant aspects of the MCC experience, and I
been among the most successful transfer students in encourage you to take time to read the contents and
Mississippi. The quality of teaching at MCC helps expand educate yourself about all it means to take the next
horizons and open doors, and we’re proud of our track step in your educational career. You are bound to have
record of excellence. Whether you need courses that questions, though, and when you do, I encourage you
help you acclimate to the challenges of the academic to visit with one or more of our faculty and/or staff
environment or are a high-performing student with an members. Do not let your questions go unanswered! We
interest in our well-regarded Honors Program, our faculty will work to help you discover the information you need
members are committed to helping you meet your to make the best choices for your future

educational objectives

As the President of Meridian Community College, I am
Similarly, students who come to MCC with a desire to enter proud of the educational opportunities we provide and am
the workforce find incredible opportunities in more than convinced you can find what you need to move you forward
50 areas of study, which include healthcare-related fields, right here in Meridian, Mississippi

manufacturing-focused programs, and a wide array of
career-technical curricula that will expose you to impressive Go Eagles!
career opportunities in our community, our state, and our
region. In addition to having excellent credentials, our
instructors have real-world experiences that can make
learning at MCC particularly meaningful and relevant

Thomas M. Huebner, Jr., Ph.D

President
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General Information
Need More Information? History of Meridian Community College
Meridian Community College seeks to serve this community Founded in 1937 as the “13th and 14th grades” at Meridian High School, Meridian Community College
in the best way possible. The people listed below can assist
prospective students in accessing information. Inquiries may
is the only one of Mississippi’s 15 public community colleges to originate through the initiative of a local
be sent to : school system. MCC began as the vision of Dr. H.M. Ivy (1884-1977), superintendent of the Meridian
Meridian Community College, 910 Highway 19 North,
Separate School District in the 1930s. The College, then known as Meridian Junior College, operated at
Meridian, MS 39307-5890. The telephone number is Meridian High School until 1965 when the College moved to its present location

601.483.8241 or toll free 1.800.MCC.THE.1. The fax number
is 601.484.8701 (Hardin Hall) or 601.484.8635 (Ivy Hall). After the closure of T.J. Harris Junior College as a result of a federal court order to the Meridian Public
Academic Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Thompson School System in 1970, more than 400 students and faculty joined the MJC campus from Harris that year

Dean of Academic Affairs
Admissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Angela Payne Meridian Junior College made its final break with Meridian Public Schools by establishing its own district
Admissions Director and Board of Trustees in 1980

Adult Education/GED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jennifer Whitlock
Adult Education Director
Advising/Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Robertson As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the College changed its name to Meridian Community
Advising and Retention Director College to more accurately reflect its mission and the diversity of opportunities it provides for a growing
Arts and Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Todd Brand community area

Director
Athletic Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sander Atkinson
Athletic Director Dr. William F. “Bill” Scaggs became MCC’s first official president in 1968 and served in that capacity
Business Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pam Harrison until the fall of 1998. Under Dr. Scaggs’ leadership, the College engaged in an impressive capital
Special Assistant to the President for Finance/CFO improvements program, adding several buildings to its physical plant and continuously expanding
Campus Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LeAnne Motes its Career and Technical Education and academic programs. He guided the establishment of The MCC
Campus Life Director
Career and Technical Programs/Workforce Education . . . . .

Foundation, and became one of the state’s leaders in educational technology. Upon Dr. Scaggs’retirement,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Richie McAlister MCC’s baseball facility was named “William F. Scaggs Field” in recognition of not only his considerable
Associate Vice President for Workforce Education contributions to the College, but also his abiding love for the national pastime

Career Development Center . . . . . . . . . . . . Katrina Garrett
Career Center Director Mission of Meridian Community College
College Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leia Hill
Associate Vice President for College Communications
Meridian Community College is a public institution of higher learning dedicated to improving the quality
Community and Business Development. . . . . Joseph Knight of life in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, and surrounding areas

Dean of Community & Business Development
Disabled Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gina Mills Through campus-based and distance education programming, MCC serves a diverse student population
Career and Technical Support Services Coordinator and accomplishes its mission by providing equal access to:
eLearning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Marie Roberts
Director of eLearning • Courses leading to the Associate in Arts Degree and/or transfer to senior colleges and universities;
Evening Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ginger Crawford • Associate of Applied Science Degree and occupational certificate programs and customized
Evening Services Coordinator workforce training, leading to entry-level and/or enhanced employment opportunities;
Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nedra Bradley • Continuing education courses designed for personal and/or professional enrichment, student
Financial Aid Director support services, cultural enrichment events, and adult basic and developmental education
Fitness Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wade Heggie
Fitness Center Director programs designed to equip students for expanded opportunities

Library Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rita McClure
Library Director Accreditation
Lifetime Quest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlotte Rasco Meridian Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Coordinator
MCC Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Jones
Commission on Colleges to award the Associate in Arts and the Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Vice President for Advancement and Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call
Foundation Executive Director 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Meridian Community College

Publications, Public Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . Kay Thomas
Director of Public Information MCC holds membership in the American Association of Community Colleges, the Mississippi Association
Recruitment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Dewease
Director of Recruiting of Community and Junior Colleges, the Mississippi Association of Colleges, and the Southern Association
Residence Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calvin Bennett of Colleges with Associate Degrees. Additionally, MCC is officially recognized by various occupational
Housing Director accrediting agencies; refer to specific programs of study for programmatic accreditation information

Scholarships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lauren Hamrick
State Grants/Scholarships Coordinator
Single Parent/Homemaker Services . . . . . . .Brenda Fortson
Career and Technical Support Services Coordinator
Student Success Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lowell Martin
Success Center Director
Transcripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deborah Oldham
Registrar
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SECTION 2
ADMISSIONS AND
2019-2020
A C A D E M I C C ATA L O G
REGISTRATION
Admission Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Transfer and Non-Degree Admission . . . . . 9
International Student Admission . . . . . . 10
Dual Credit/Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Admission/Placement Testing . . . . . . . . 11
Residence Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Advanced Placement Credit . . . . . . . . . 13
eLearning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Withdrawing from MCC . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
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SECTION 2 • ADMISSIONS AND REGISTRATION
Admissions
Meridian Community College is committed to Home-schooled students must present an official Readmission
providing excellent post-secondary educational transcript with a graduation date and a listing MCC students who did not attend during the
opportunities. MCC does not exclude from of specific courses completed from a recognized prior semester (not including summer terms)
participation in, deny the benefits of, or otherwise home school agency. If no such document is are considered readmission students and must
discriminate against any person in any program or available, the parent of the home-schooled submit a new Application for Admission upon
activity of the College on the basis of race, religion, student may present an official transcript with their return to MCC. Students who attended
color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. This is the date of graduation and with a notarized another college since attending MCC must submit
in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of sworn affidavit stating that the student’s record an official transcript from that college to the
1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of is accurate and complete. MCC Admissions Office. Academic standing of
the Higher Education Act; the Age Discrimination readmission students will be based upon their
Act of 1975; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Any correspondence or online courses used academic performance during the last enrollment
of 1973, as amended; and the Americans with to meet high school graduation requirements at MCC and/or another college. Readmission
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). must come from an institution accredited by applicants are admitted in “good standing” or on
the Distance Education Accrediting Commission “academic probation.” In order to be admitted in
(DEAC) or a state or regional accrediting agency. “good standing,” a student must have completed
the last semester of enrollment with a 2.0 grade
Students who are 21 years of age or older and point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale

who do not have a high school diploma or HSE
may enroll in Meridian Community College by Students seeking readmission to a Workforce
completing the application for admission and program after a period of non-continuous
by making a satisfactory score on an Ability to enrollment may be required to prove currency and
Benefit test as designated by the U.S. Department relevancy of knowledge. The “Advanced Standing
of Education. Examination” will be used to validate program
competencies and currency and relevancy of
Admission to the College does not insure knowledge. When present, program readmission
admission into a particular program of guidelines also apply. Program faculty, in
General Admission Requirements study. Some of the programs of study are consult with the appropriate dean, will evaluate
MCC ascribes to an “open admissions” policy competitive and require additional screening transcripted credit to determine the need for
consistent with all appertaining laws. prior to program admission. Academic advisors program competency evaluation

Students seeking admission to MCC must submit provide students with admission criteria for each
the following: program of study. Declaration of
• A completed Application for Admission. Academic Fresh Start Policy
• An official high school transcript from a The Admissions Office will inform each student in Some students who have not attended MCC for
high school accredited by a state or regional writing of his/her acceptance to MCC. at least four semesters (not including summer
accrediting agency. The high school transcript terms) may be faced with a deficit in quality points
must show the date of graduation and the Mississippi Occupational Diploma and a low GPA because of their prior academic
high school principal’s signature. A student Students who complete high school with a record. Sometimes the deficit in earlier grades
may present a high school equivalency Mississippi Occupational Diploma (MOD) are is such that it prevents these students from
(HSE) transcript from General Educational eligible for admission to Meridian Community graduating. The Declaration of Academic Fresh
Development (GED), Test Assessing Secondary College. Students with an MOD should be aware Start Policy addresses this situation

Completion (TASC) or High School Equivalency that they are not eligible for Federal Title IV
Test (HiSET) in lieu of a high school transcript. Financial Aid. Students who complete high school Upon written request via the Declaration of
• A copy of their scores from a national American with an MOD are encouraged to earn a high school Academic Fresh Start form and subsequent
College Test (ACT) or the ACCUPLACER test. equivalency (HSE) and, therefore, possibly receive approval, a student’s previous grades at MCC may
ACCUPLACER is a computer-based test which federal aid. For more information about obtaining be eliminated from consideration in calculating
is administered in the Holladay Center for a HSE, contact a staff member at 601.484.8796 the local GPA for graduation purposes. The
eLearning. Although a minimum score is not at The Ralph E. Young, Jr. Center for Adult Basic guidelines are:
required for admission to MCC, test scores are Education (directly across the street from MCC
required as they are used to determine course Ivy Hall). • Academic Fresh Start is defined as the
and/or program placement. elimination from consideration of all
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SECTION 2 • ADMISSIONS AND REGISTRATION Audit Registration
instructional (academic/career and technical) the following: • Official transcripts from each post-secondary
work completed at MCC prior to the point of re- • A completed Application for Admission. institution attended or a letter of “good
enrollment for the purpose of calculating local • An official high school transcript from a standing” from the college where currently
GPA and assessing graduation status except for high school accredited by a state or regional enrolled. Having met general admission
designated saved credits up to a maximum of accrediting agency. The high school transcript requirements, students who have earned
15 semester hours. Once Academic Fresh Start must show the date of graduation and the a college degree or who have completed
has been declared, discounted work will not be high school principal’s signature. A student 15 transferrable credit hours of college
considered toward calculating local GPA from may present a high school equivalency coursework are not required to submit a high
that date forward except for approved saved (HSE) transcript from General Educational school or HSE transcript

credits. No grades will be removed from the Development (GED), Test Assessing Secondary • A copy of their scores from a national American
student’s academic record. Completion (TASC) or High School Equivalency College Test (ACT) or the ACCUPLACER test

• A student who is granted Academic Fresh Test (HiSET) in lieu of a high school transcript. ACCUPLACER is a computer-based test which
Start will be allowed to save or bring forward • A copy of the student’s scores from a is administered in the Holladay Center for
a maximum of 15 semester hours to be used national American College Test (ACT) or the eLearning. Although a minimum score is not
toward graduation requirements. The decision ACCUPLACER test. ACCUPLACER is a computer- required for admission to MCC, test scores are
as to which classes will be saved and carried based test which is administered in the required as they are used to determine course
forward must be made at the time Academic Holladay Center for eLearning. and/or program placement

Fresh Start is declared. Credit will be awarded • Official transcripts from each post-secondary _____________________________
for the saved courses, and the actual grades institution attended. Having met general Non-degree Admission
earned will be included in GPA calculations. admission requirements, students who A student who takes courses for credit, but who
• A minimum of four semesters (not including have earned a college degree or who have is not currently seeking a degree from MCC, will
summer terms) must have lapsed from completed 15 transferrable credit hours of be classified as a non-degree student. Courses
the end of the most recent semester of college coursework are not required to submit for non-degree students will be transcripted
enrollment at MCC prior to the Academic a high school or HSE transcript. as they are for a degree-seeking student, and
Fresh Start declaration. regular tuition will be charged. These students
• The student must complete a Declaration of Students seeking transfer admission into a Career must submit the same admission documents as
Academic Fresh Start form with an advisor, and and Technical program must be in good standing degree-seeking students:
the advisor will then submit the completed in the program from which they are transferring. • A completed Application for Admission

form to the Registrar’s Office. • An official high school transcript from a
Students who are not eligible for immediate
• Academic Fresh Start can be declared only high school accredited by a state or regional
readmission to the school from which they are
once at MCC. accrediting agency. This transcript must show
transferring may appeal for admission to MCC

• Students will be advised that other colleges/ the date of graduation and the high school
The appeal should be made in writing to the Dean
universities to which they may transfer may principal’s signature. A student may present an
of Student Services

or may not honor the change in GPA resulting HSE transcript in lieu of a high school transcript

from a Declaration of Academic Fresh Start. Transient Students • Placement scores for course or program
• Students who have had more than one four- Transfer students who wish to attend MCC for a placement, if necessary

semester lapse between periods of enrollment single semester and then return to their former • Official transcripts from each post-secondary
may elect to declare Academic Fresh Start for institution are classified as transient students. institution attended. Having met general
one or more of those periods, provided that Transient students must submit the following: admission requirements, students who
once the Academic Fresh Start is established, it • A completed Application for Admission. have earned a college degree or who have
will apply to all enrollments prior to that time. • An official high school transcript from a completed 15 transferrable credit hours of
• Students who are approved for Academic Fresh high school accredited by a state or regional college coursework are not required to submit
Start will be eligible for academic honors and accrediting agency. The high school transcript a high school or HSE transcript

membership in Phi Theta Kappa provided must show the date of graduation and the
their subsequent GPA qualifies them for such high school principal’s signature. A student Audit Registration
honors. may present a high school equivalency Although MCC admits students with degree or
_____________________________ (HSE) transcript from General Educational non-degree status, a student may register for
Transfer Admissions Development (GED), Test Assessing Secondary a college, credit-bearing course for personal
Students transferring to MCC from another Completion (TASC) or High School Equivalency enrichment or enjoyment without earning college
college or university will be required to submit Test (HiSET) in lieu of a high school transcript. credit. In these cases, the student is classified as
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The San José State University’s Academic Catalog is the official source for the university’s Mission and Institutional Learning Goals , Academic Policies and Procedures , Majors and Programs (including lists of major start terms and CIP codes and discontinued majors ), and Course Descriptions .

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