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Student Advisement and Engagement Staff Michelle Cherry, Director of Student Advisement and Engagement Suzy Park, Disabled Student Services Coordinator/Academic Advisor Laura Estevez, Recruiter Nicole Gerrard, Career Advisor/Academic Advisor Karla Malsheimer, Coordinator of Student Affairs To make an appointment, please contact Student Advisement and Engagement Department at 305-809-3196 Nancy Smith, Middle Keys/Academic Advisor 305-809-3145 Keri Dozier, Upper Keys/Academic Advisor 305-809-3146 Middle Keys and Upper Keys Staff
Certificates Addiction StudiesAddiction Studies Certified Nursing AssistantCertified Nursing Assistant Commercial/Work DivingCommercial/Work Diving Computer ProgrammingComputer Programming Diving Medical TechnicianDiving Medical Technician EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship Fundamentals of Professional DivingFundamentals of Professional Diving Marine Propulsion TechnologyMarine Propulsion Technology Marine Mammal BehaviorMarine Mammal Behavior Professional Dive InstructorProfessional Dive Instructor Professional Research DivingProfessional Research Diving Tropical Ornamental MaricultureTropical Ornamental Mariculture Continuing Education (non-credit) (non-credit) Workforce trainingWorkforce training Recreational and leisureRecreational and leisure FKCC Academic Programs: Advanced Technical Diploma Emergency Medical ServicesEmergency Medical Services Associate in Arts University Transfer DegreeUniversity Transfer Degree Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science Business Administration Computer Information Technology Computer Programming and Analysis Diving Business and Technology Marine Engineering Marine Environmental Technology Nursing Post Secondary Adult Vocational Training Programs Correctional Officer Law Enforcement Officer Crossover Law Enforcement to Correctional Officer Crossover Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer
University Transfer – Associate in Arts degree (AA) Involves a broad range of general education requirements, including 36 credits of communications, mathematics, humanities, natural science, and social science requirements, and 24 elective credits for a total of 60 credit hours. Equivalent to the first 2 years of study at the University level (Freshman and Sophomore levels). Earn your AA Degree at FKCC and transfer to any of the 11 Public Universities more than 25 Independent Colleges and Universities! *(except limited access programs)
AA Educational Plans for: Accounting Biology Business Administration and Management Criminal Justice Studies Dental Hygienist General Transfer History Hospitality and Tourism Management Marine/Aquatic Biology Pre-Nursing Psychology University Requirement- AA Degree Foreign Language Requirement: For undergraduate admission to a state university, students must have earned 2 years in a foreign language at the high school level. If a student did NOT complete this requirement while in high school, the student must complete 8 credit hours in one foreign language at FKCC prior to transferring.
State Universities State Universities University of West Florida Florida State University Florida A & M University University of Florida University of North Florida University of Central Florida University of South Florida Florida Atlantic University Florida International University Florida Gulf Coast University New College of Florida
Independent Colleges and Universities Barry University Beacon College Bethune-Cookman College Clearwater Christian College Eckerd College Edward Waters College Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Flagler College Florida College Florida Hospital College of Heath Sciences Florida Institute of Technology Florida Memorial University Florida Southern College Hodges University International College Jacksonville University Lynn University Nova Southeastern University Palm Beach Atlantic University Rollins College Southeastern University Stetson University St. Leo University St. Thomas University University of Tampa Warner University Webber International University
Associate in Science The AS degree is a two year program comprised of vocational and general education courses to prepare you for a career in: Business Administration Program Advisor Frank Wood 305-809-3287 Computer Information Technology Program Advisor Dawn Ellis 305-809-3284 Computer Programming and Analysis Program Advisor Dawn Ellis 305-809-3284 Marine Environmental Technology Director of Marine Science Jack Seubert 305-809-3195 Nursing (Limited Access Program) Nursing Department 305-809-3268
Associate in Applied Science The AAS degree is a two year program comprised of vocational and general education courses to prepare you for a career in: Diving Business and Technology Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Marine Engineering Director of Marine Science, Jack Seubert 305-809-3195
Advanced Technical Diploma Emergency Medical Services EMS Coordinator Barbara Zalewski 305-809-3244 or Nursing Department 305-809-3268 Advanced Technical Diplomas (ATD) is a 1-year program designed to prepare you to enter the workforce in the following areas:
Certificate Programs Technical Certificates are 1-year programs designed to prepare you to enter the workforce in the following areas: Addiction Studies Nursing Department 305-809-3268 Certified Nursing Assistant Nursing, Mary Turner 305-809-3544 Commercial/Work Diving Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Computer Programming Program Advisor Dawn Ellis 305-809-3284 Diving Medical Technician Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Entrepreneurship Program Advisor Frank Wood 305-809-3287 Fundamentals of Professional Diving Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Marine Mammal Behavior Director of Marine Science Jack Seubert 305-809-3195 Marine Propulsion Technology Director of Marine Science Jack Seubert 305-809-3195 Professional Dive Instructor Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Professional Research Diving Program Advisor Lana Sielski 305-809-3214 Tropical Ornamental Mariculture Director of Marine Science Jack Seubert 305-809-3195
Post Secondary Adult Vocational Training Programs The criminal justice and law enforcement program is for students planning to concentrate in the law enforcement area of the criminal justice system. In this program, students will prepare for administrative and law enforcement management positions with municipal, county, state and federal agencies. The training offered through this program meets the requirements of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Correctional Officer Program Advisor Marc Halvorson 305-809-3264 Law Enforcement Program Advisor Marc Halvorson 305-809-3264 Crossover Law Enforcement to Correctional Officer Program Advisor Marc Halvorson 305-809-3264 Crossover Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer Program Advisor Marc Halvorson 305-809-3264
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Student Code of Conduct Alcohol/Drugs Academic Integrity Violation Arson Bomb Threat Bullying Burglary Cheating Computer Fraud Cyber Attack Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct Extortion False Fire Alarm False and Misleading Information Felony Transfer Fighting Force or Violence Gross Insubordination or Open Defiance Harassment Hazing Inciting, Leading or Participating in a Major Student Disorder Intentional Damage of College Property/Personal Property Other more Serious Miscellaneous Conduct Physical Abuse Plagiarism Sexual Battery Sexual Harassment Sexual Offenses Standards of Dress Theft Trespassing Unauthorized access to College Property Unauthorized Use of College Name Unauthorized Use of Other Persons Name or Signature Vandalism Victimization/Extortion or Threats/Intimidation of a More Serious Nature Weapons ** On accession, situations may arise not specifically covered by College regulations or the Code, but which are harmful to the welfare of the College community or are obstructive to the orderly processes of the college, in these incidents, interpretation will be made by representative of the College and appropriate action which to be taken. Student Code of Conduct information is located in the 2013-2014 Student Handbook pages 29-45 Infractions /Misconduct Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions:
Resources Florida Keys Community College has a variety of resources that can help you move toward your academic and career goals. A number of our resources are listed below: Student Advisement and Engagement-305-809-3196 Career Counseling – Call Student Advisement and Engagement 305-809-3196 Student Activities- Call Student Advisement and Engagement 305-809-3196 Financial Aid-305-809-3523 Online Bookstore- www.fkcc.edu Nel-Net Payment Plan- Business Office 305-809-3186 Online Faculty Directory - www.fkcc.edu Learning Resource Center/Library-305-809-3194 Student Lounge (open daily) located next to Campus Café Interactive Student Learning Environment (ISLE)- Tutoring and Study center is located in room B206 SMARTHINKING- Online Tutoring www.smarthinking.com myFKCC Student Services/Degree Works Audit- www.fkcc.edu Island TIME: Transition Into Math Excellence- Ensures students successfully complete developmental math courses. Student Success Center- Island TIME courses will take place in the Student Success Center Enrollment Services- Application for Admissions, Residency Verification, Request Official Transcripts, VA Benefits, Apply for Graduation, and Transcript Evaluations.
myFKCC Student Services What are the benefits in using myFKCC Student Services? Check Student Email Review Degree Works Audit Log-on to Online Courses Utilize Registration Tools Add/Drop Courses Registration Status Course Schedule Review Student Account and Account Balances Pay Online Financial Aid Review Financial Aid Requirements Holds Status Progress Utilize Student Services One Stop Shop assistance
Degree Works What are the benefits in using Degree Works? Determine what requirements you need to fulfill in order to complete your degree. Identify what requirements you have completed in the general education and program areas. View individual course grades, cumulative grade-point average (GPA), and major average. Determine which courses you have taken or transferred, and which ones count as electives. View transfer credits, waivers, and exemptions applied toward degree. Project grade performance using the GPA calculator. See how your coursework could be applied toward another program using the What If option. Learn the prerequisites and co-requisites for courses by clicking on the course numbers.
Island TIME: Transition Into Math Excellence Beginning in January 2012, Developmental Math courses will ditch the chalk and talk for a new and improved way of teaching- Island TIME: Transition Into Math Excellence. Students will benefit from a personalized learning experience that combines face-to-face instruction with easy-to-use technology. The goals of FKCCs new program are to ensure students successfully complete developmental math courses, and are then prepared and confident for the next step toward a bright future. Student Success Center Island TIME courses will take place in the new, state-of-the- art Student Success Center. Students will attend class in one portion of the Student Success Center, and then complete coursework in the adjoining computer lad. The Student Success Center is located in TWFAC 2402 and 2403, above the Ceramics lab. Just follow the green arrows. Student Centered Technology- Assisted Tutoring Services
Academic Calendar SUMMER 3A 2013-14 May 12, 2014- Classes begin May 19, 2014- Last day to change courses for Term IIIA; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add classes for Term IIIA May 26, 2014- Memorial Day (college closed) May 27, 2014- Last day to apply for graduation for Term IIIA June 9, 2014- Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of W. Last day to change registration status to audit. June 22, 2014- Classes end June 24, 2014- Final grades due by 12 noon SUMMER 3B 2013-14 June 23, 2014- Classes begin June 30, 2014- Last day to change courses for Term IIIB; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add courses for Term IIIB July 4, 2014- Independence Day (college closed) July 7, 2014- Last day to apply for graduation for Term IIIB July 21, 2014- Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of W. Last day to change registration status to audit. August 3, 2014- Classes end August 5, 2014- Final grades due by 12 noon
SUMMER 3C 2013-14 May 12, 2014- Classes begin May 19, 2014- Last day to change courses for Term IIIC; last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund; last day to add courses for Term IIIC May 26, 2014- Memorial Day (college closed) July 4, 2014- Independence Day (college closed) July 7, 2014- Last day to apply for graduation for Term IIIC July 8, 2014- Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W". Last day to change registration status to audit. August 3, 2014- Classes end August 5, 2014- Final grades due by 12 noon Academic Calendar
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Before You Can Register… All students must have test scores on file that are less than 2 years old (ACT, SAT, or PERT) Listed are the scores that will place a student at college level for the ACT and SAT: ACT: English= 17, Reading= 18, Math= 21 SAT: Verbal= 440, Math= 480 Transfer students must have transcripts from ALL colleges attended on file and evaluated. This will determine whether or not the transfer student will need to take a placement exam. If you are still unsure about what classes to take, please call Student Advisement and Engagement at 305-809-3196
What are Developmental Courses? The Postsecondary Educational Readiness Test (PERT) will determine if your academic skills are currently at college level in reading, writing, and math. Your scores may indicate that you need a some additional academic review to bring your skills up to college level in a particular area. Developmental Reading and Writing courses students may place into: Developmental Reading I Developmental Reading II Developmental Writing I Developmental Writing II Developmental Math courses students may place into: Developmental Math I Developmental Math II
Testing Information PERT ( Postsecondary Education Readiness Test ) Retest Fee $10.00 Non FKCC student Fee $25.00 CLEP ( College-Level Examination Program ) DANTES ( DSST-DANTES Subject Standardized Tests ) For additional Testing information call Student Advisement and Engagement at 305-809-3196
Scheduling Considerations First determine your developmental course needs (use your highest scores from any/all tests taken within 2 years). Completion of all developmental needs prior to earning 12 college level credit hours is required. Meaning that all students who place in prep courses will need to take them within their first semester. Only three attempts permitted for any course (withdrawals count). Refer to Total Attempts in the 2013-2014 FKCC Catalog. Third attempts at courses charge full cost at Out-of State rates ($438.73 per credit). Contact your Academic Advisor or Program Advisor at least once per semester.
Florida Virtual Campus- Florida's Online Learning Resource Center www.flvc.org Explore careers and determine career objectives Search for public or private four-year college or universities and community colleges Explore College and University programs and majors Apply online to public Universities Learn about and apply for Financial Aid CollegeFish.org www.collegefish.org Promote higher Community College degree completion Promote timely, effective, and seamless University transfer for Community College Students Provide free online resources to manage, monitor, and enhance process for students
How Do I Pay For My Education? It Provides: Grants Scholarships Work Study Stafford Loans Outside Sources Apply for the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Important Financial Aid Websites www.flvc.org Your source for career assessments, college and university searches, online applications and more. www.fafsa.ed.gov Steps for filling out your FAFSA, set up your pin number, submit your FAFSA.
FKCC Student Clubs and Events List of Clubs to Join: Student Government Association Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership Society Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Book Club Mud Pi (Ceramics Club) Scuba Club Environmental Club FNSA (Nursing) Club Bone Island Athletic Club Brain Bowl Academic Challenge Team National Technical Honor Society Residence Hall Association Events Include: Beach Parties Community Clean-Up Game Night Workshops Snorkel Trips Campus BBQs Movie Night Bowling Night State Conferences
Stop by the Campus Café Daily lunch specials Drinks and snacks Fresh fruit and salads Open Monday-Friday for breakfast and lunch Stop by the Student Lounge 50 TV Dart Board Machine Board Games Campus Notifications In the event of an emergency, college closure, or cancellation, students will automatically receive a phone call and email from FKCC. Please ensure that your contact information is up to date via Enrollment Services. Please note: all email communication will automatically go to your fkcc.edu email account so make sure you check it regularly!
Helpful Points for You … Understand your limits with course loads: Part-time 11 credits Full-time 12 credits Where to go for help? Campus Resources Educational Planning Tools? Advising Services Remember to allow 1-2 hours of study time for each credit hour. Always print your class schedule to confirm assigned classroom before first day of classes. Attend ALL classes Third attempt on a course will equal Out of State tuition rate. $438.73 per credit Reading your Class schedule: M= Monday T= Tuesday W= Wednesday R=Thursday F= Friday S= Saturday U= Sunday