Academic Catalog

2021-2022 Catalog

2021 Chipola College catalog cover features collage of photos of students in various settings, including working at computers, on the basketball court, receiving awards, in graduation regalia. Includes the theme

 

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A Level II baccalaureate degree granting institution and a comprehensive, public, state college supported by the State of Florida and Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington Counties.

 

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

 

NOTICE REGARDING CHANGES TO POLICIES

The provisions of this publication are not to be construed as a contract between the student and Chipola College. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement when such action becomes necessary. The student is advised to work closely with an advisor to verify the appropriateness of the courses for which to register.

The student is expected to be familiar with all rules and regulations of the College and will be held responsible for the observance of all rules and regulations.

 

Notice of Equal Access/Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination

Chipola College does not discriminate against any persons, employees, students, applicants or others affiliated with the college with regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or any other protected class under applicable federal and state laws, in any college program, activity or employment.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. ss1681) is an all-encompassing federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the sex of students, employees, and third parties when appropriate, of educational institutions, which receive federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. Chipola College complies with all aspects of this and other federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination.

For information about compliance with Title IX or compliance regarding harassment or discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, contact the College’s Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator: Wendy Pippen, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446, Building A, Room 183C, 850-718-2269, pippenw@chipola.edu

This publication is available in alternative format upon request.

Table of Contents

WELCOME TO CHIPOLA

ABOUT CHIPOLA

History
Documented Performance
Vision, Mission & Goals

ENROLLMENT SERVICES

Equity
Admissions
Transfer Credit
Special Categories
Enrollment Policies
Testing
Fees
Financial Aid
Grading System
Standards of Academic Progress
Graduation Requirements
Student Records

STUDENT SERVICES

Student Activities
Advising
Online Registration
MyChipola Portal
Career Resource Center
Academic Center of Excellence
Library
Copyright Policies
Student Center, Cafeteria, & Bookstore
Services for Students
Accident, Illness, Medical Services & Health Insurance
Safety and Security
Contacts for Resolving Student Problems

STUDENT GOVERNANCE

Students Rights, Responsibilities & Code of Conduct

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Baccalaureate Degree Programs
Associate in Arts Degree Programs
Associate in Science Degree Programs
College Credit Certificate Programs
Workforce Development Certificate Programs
Applied Technology Diploma

COURSE DIRECTORY

Florida’s Statewide Course Numbering System
Directory of Courses by Prefixes
Course Descriptions

PERSONNEL

District Board of Trustees
Administration
Faculty, Administrators and Other Professionals
Non-Teaching Staff
Administrator and Faculty Emeriti