Be Extraordinary. e. Define to b who you want ment Choices Quality Quality Involvement Involvement Value Choices ices Value Achievement Quality Be Inspired. Achievement Value Be Challenged. ment Choices Quality Be You. You Achievement Quality Involvement Be This is your chance to determine the direction of your future. Choosing We Know Involvement Value What You Want. ices Value Achievement Achievement a college is your first step. The college you select should have the resources you need to develop your unique strengths and talents. It Florida State College has been educating students for over 40 years and our experience has taught should excite and challenge you and open you up to life’s possibilities. It’s your future, make it ment Choices Quality us what students want. You want exciting new opportunities and challenges. You want small extraordinary. classes with instructors that know you by name. Quality Involvement You want tuition that is affordable. You want degrees and resources to help you reach your Involvement Value educational goals. You want convenience and accessibility. You want Florida State College. 2 ices Value Achievement 3 Be Open. Be Open to New Opportunities. Infinite Do you want to travel to another Opportunities country, join a club or take in a show? Maybe you’d like to Be Enriched. perform on stage or hang out at the game center with friends? If you want to excel, explore Study Abroad Learn to speak French in Paris or maybe study art history in and have a good time, Florida Rome. Explore your world and broaden your mind by studying State College is the place. abroad. A variety of study/travel abroad opportunities are available for college credit. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society For a complete list of Honors Academy Student Life and Leadership The Honors Academy gives exceptional students a chance to excel. Enhanced academic, leadership development, and opportunities, please visit Be recognized for your academic achievement, work ethic and extracurricular and service activities help give high achievers commitment to our school as a member of the Upsilon Eta Chapter www.fscj.edu/studentlife. greater academic satisfaction, opportunities for social of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. interaction, and additional scholarship opportunities. www.fscj.edu/honors Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars Baccalaureate Program As a Bright Futures Scholar, your exceptional academic achievements guarantee your acceptance into your choice of any one of our baccalaureate degrees. ment Choices Quality Share Your Involvement Quality Talents Be the star of the show or the star journalist. Programs like College Chorale, DramaWorks, the Florida State College Jazz Band, Jubilee Singers,the Florida State College Symphonic Band, or the student publications —The Campus Voice, The Experience, ENVOY and The 4 Flamingo Writer can use your special gifts. 5 Be Involved. Student Government Association (SGA) Make your voice heard through membership in SGA. Members are a part of commitees involved in student appeals, curriculum and governance issues. You’ll have the opportunity to travel to important district and state meetings, retreats and conferences. You’ll develop leadership and life skills and may be eligible for talent grants. Join the SGA and make a difference. www.fscj.edu/sga Clubs and Organizations Join a club or start your own. From Anime (Japanese Animation) to Tang Soo Do Karate Club, every campus has all sorts of clubs and organizations looking for members who share the same interests. Or, if you have other interests to share, you can organize your own club. For the complete list or information on starting a new club, visit www.fscj.edu/clubs. m e n t Florida State College Artist Series The Artist Series brings great entertainment to Jacksonville. Students can receive discounts to Broadway shows like “Wicked” and “Les Miserables,” performances by well-known musical artists, comedians, dance Choices companies and symphonies. www.artistseriesjax.org Spring Fling Quality Activities like Spring Fling, give you a chance to have fun and meet other students on campus. Hang Out or Work Out When you need a break from studying, you can relax, play games or watch TV at the campus student center. Or, if you’re feeling energetic, there’s a fitness center at each campus. Student Discounts You can purchase discounted tickets to movie theatres, as well as College sporting and performing arts events, all by presenting your Florida State College student ID card. Be Involve Student Volunteer Center Get involved and make a difference. As a student volunteer, you’ll research, promote and be a part of community and campus volunteer efforts. Become a Student Ambassador Help new and potential students learn more about the College and you could receive a scholarship to help with tuition costs. Talent Grants These grants are awarded to selected students based on a specified talent. Students are chosen through an audition or other demonstration of talent. Grants are given for athletics and the arts, as well as for participation in certain extracurricular organizations. 6 7 Feel the excitement and enthusiasm as you cheer Athletics on your team. There’s no better way to feel part of the College than joining other student fans as Baseball Past Mid-Florida Conference Champs, Region VIII they support the school. As a student, you’ll get State Champs and Gulf District Champs. Two of our free admittance to all Florida State College sporting team members were recently signed to major league baseball teams. events. We’re proud of our athletics program and the fine athletes that it has produced. Many have gone Men’s Basketball on to professional teams and sports careers. Be front and center as our men take to the court. Three of our team members were All-Conference players this year. Women’s Basketball Our players are both academic and athletic stars. They’ll be giving it their all this year as they look for state and national recognition. Volleyball Our women’s volleyball team really shines with 17 conference titles in 17 years. They recently received their eighth NJCAA All-American selection. Some of our standouts were even selected as conference “Player of the Year” and “Coach of the Year.” BE A FAN. Softball National Junior College Athletic Association state champions. Our outstanding women’s softball team is looking forward to another great season. Tennis Our ladies give it their all on the court and it shows. For the third straight year, our tennis team qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association championships. www.fscj.edu/athletics Intramural/Recreational Activities Enjoy group and individualized intramural/recreational activities like flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, bowling, table tennis, horseshoes, billiards and golf. Florida State College is a scholarship-offering member of the Mid-Florida Conference of the Florida Community College Activities Association and the National Junior College Athletic Association. 8 9 Downtown Campus OUR Located in metropolitan Jacksonville, Downtown Campus serves a diverse, international body of students representing over 100 countries CAMPUSES and 80 languages. Here, you’ll find a modern campus convenient to public transportation where you can choose from a variety of Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. Bachelor degrees in areas like Early Childhood Education and Supervision and Management are also available. Downtown Campus is located at 101 W. State Street. Downtown Campus is also the location for our Advanced Technology Center. It is the center for technology related Associate in Science degrees in subjects like Architectural Design and Construction, Automotive Service Management, Biomedical Engineering and the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. Kent Campus You’ll feel right at home on this friendly campus in the Riverside- Avondale area of Jacksonville. Choose an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree in areas like Accounting and Business, Paralegal, Environmental Science, and Interior Design. Bachelor degrees in Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration and Supervision and Management are also offered. Kent Campus is located WHEREVER at 3939 Roosevelt Boulevard. North Campus Betty P. Cook Nassau Center YOU LIVE North Campus is our primary center for health care education. It’s Meeting the needs of the community, the Betty P. Cook Nassau also home to the “Mallard Room,” a fine-dining restaurant managed Center provides degree education to students in Nassau County and by our culinary arts students. You can earn your bachelor’s degree in surrounding areas. The Betty P. Cook Nassau Center includes the Nursing here. In addition, you can earn an Associate in Arts degree or Outdoor Education Center and the Lewis “Red” Bean Technical an Associate in Science degree in areas like Nursing, Dental Hygiene, You’re only a short drive from the campus Career Center, which was developed with the Nassau County School Medical Laboratory, Funeral Services, Culinary Management and District. Nassau Center is located at 76346 William Burgess Boulevard, of your choice. Our campuses are Hospitality and Tourism, among others. North Campus is located at 4501 Yulee, Florida. Capper Road. conveniently located throughout Northeast Cecil Center Florida. You’ll find beautiful, modern Open Campus The center for aviation education, Cecil Center also provides Open Campus is anywhere you are. You’re not limited to any one physical convenient access to associate degree education for people in western facilities for study and recreation. location. Whether you’re at home, on the road or across the globe, Jacksonville. You can earn an Associate in Arts degree, or earn an you can log on and learn. Online classes fit your schedule and lifestyle. www.fscj.edu/campuses Associate in Science degree in Aviation Maintenance Management, Flexible and accelerated course schedules offer 16-, 12- and 8-week Aviation Operations and Professional Pilot Technology. Cecil Center options. Many Associate in Arts and Associate in Science courses are North is located at 5640 New World Avenue, and Cecil Center South is available online, but may require proctored testing at an approved testing located at 13450 Lake Fretwell Street. location. Open Campus is located wherever you choose. Deerwood Center South Campus Convenient to students in the Southside area and Mandarin, The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at South Campus provides the Deerwood Center offers Associate in Arts degrees as well talented students with theatres for performances; an art gallery; music as Associate in Science degrees in Digital Media/Multimedia studios; and labs for visual arts, media-arts and graphic design. Earn Video Production and Nursing. It is located on the corner of your bachelor’s degree in Fire Science Management, Information Southside Boulevard and Old Baymeadows Road at Technology Management and Public Safety Management, or pursue an 9911 Old Baymeadows Road. Associate in Arts degree or an Associate in Science degree in areas like Criminal Justice, Digital Media/Multimedia Technology and Theatre and Entertainment Technology among others. South Campus is located at 11901 Beach Boulevard. 10 11 ment Choices Qu ESOURCES RESOU RCES Career Development Center With all the degree choices available, you may have difficulty narrowing it down to one. You may want some help deciding what fits your interests, aptitude and talents. Our Career Development Center can Quality Involveme Involvement Valu Paying for College ices Value Achiev Advanced Placement gives high school students the opportunity to take college-level courses and exams while still in high school. A variety of Advanced Placement exams are accepted by Florida State College for college credit. Achievement provide the resources needed to help make this important decision. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) gives you credit for what You’ll pay less for a college degree at Florida State College. But, even From self-directed print materials and online career exploration to you’ve already learned. You can skip some college general education with our extremely affordable tuition, college is still a major expense. career planning courses that count as an elective credit toward an courses by using CLEP exams. Earn your degree faster and save It’s a good idea to start exploring all the avenues available to help Associate in Arts degree, our advisors will guide you through the tuition costs by passing one or more of 34 exams. www.fscj.edu/clep you pay for higher education. There are scholarships, federal financial process. They can also help you with your job search after you aid and work study opportunities that can help cover some, or even ment Choices Qu International Baccalaureate is a Geneva-based program of study all, of your costs. Eligibility depends on financial need, educational complete your degree. www.fscj.edu/careers offered through high schools throughout the world. The program is costs, academic achievement, and availability of funds. The enrollment a comprehensive system of courses and examinations that focus on Academic Advising the development of a high quality, liberal arts education. Florida State services/financial aid offices are located on each campus. The advisors will work with you to help you find all the resources available. An Academic advisors are here to help you with a variety of educational College recognizes the International Baccalaureate and may award up education is so important to a successful future; we don’t want the Quality Involveme planning issues. Once you decide on a career path, advisors are to a maximum of 30 semester hour credits. cost to keep anyone from achieving their full potential. available to help you select a major and choose the appropriate courses and can assist you with career counseling and Visit www.fscj.edu/assessment for more information on ways to test interpretation. www.fscj.edu/advising accelerate your learning. Scholarships Students can complete an online scholarship application or search Student Assistance Program Pre-College Programs Involvement Va the scholarship directory to find out if they’re eligible for free money for college. www.fscj.edu/scholarships We understand the problems students face, that’s why we created the As early as middle school, students can start preparing for college. Student Assistance program. It provides you with the resources you Our pre-college programs will teach the importance of education and need to cope with college-related, personal, legal or financial issues attending college. We’ll help them set career goals, improve social Federal Financial Aid that may be affecting your studies and your ability to be your best. skills, and provide them with workshops to help with test taking, study The U.S. Department of Education, through Federal Student Aid, ices Value Achiev www.fscj.edu/sap skills and time management. Campus tours, educational field trips provides funds to help students pay for education beyond high and cultural events expose them to college life. school. The first step to determining eligibility is completion of the Free The Library/Learning Commons Visit www.fscj.edu/pre-college for more information on Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If eligibility is determined, a financial aid package including grants, work-study and/or loans is The Library/Learning Commons is a comprehensive, student-centered pre-college programs. created to help pay for the costs of attending college. Achievement educational environment housing the Library, Learning Center, and www.fscj.edu/financialaid Academic Success Center on each campus. It provides a one-stop Student Health Insurance source for reference materials, academic tutoring, computer labs and college preparation. www.fscj.edu/llc An optional student health and accident policy is available to you. Work Study You can get more information on the policy at your campus student Through the Federal Work-Study program, students can work on success office. ment Choices Qu Assessment and Certification campus, off campus, or do community service work and earn money for college expenses. Need to take the ACT or SAT? Each campus has a comprehensive Child Care Center Services assessment and certification center offering a full range of services Child care centers are located at Downtown, Kent, North and South during the day and evening. www.fscj.edu/assessment campuses. All centers are open Monday through Friday during the Quality Involveme day. Ages generally accepted are one to five years. Voluntary Pre– Accelerated Learning Kindergarten is offered at most locations. Students are eligible for Take advantage of these programs that help you earn your discounted fees for child care services. Child care scholarships are degree faster: also available to eligible students. www.fscj.edu/childcare Involvement Valu Dual Enrollment enables high school juniors and seniors to earn Bookstore simultaneous high school and college credit for academic courses. www.fscj.edu/dualenrollment You can buy textbooks and supplies or show your spirit by purchasing Florida State College branded merchandise through Early Admission is a dual enrollment program that allows eligible your campus bookstore. www.fscj.edu/bookstore ices Value Achiev students to enter Florida State College as full-time students during their senior year of high school and still graduate with their high school class. All credits are tuition-free and may be transferred to any public college or university. 12 13 Business, cont. education inforMation technology Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations Bachelor Degrees Bachelor Degrees • Accounting • Early Childhood Education • Computer Systems Networking and • Agriculture Business/Operations Telecommunications Associate in Science Degrees • Applied Management • Information Technology Management • Early Childhood Management • Business Administration • Sign Language Interpretation Associate in Science Degrees YOUR • Business Forensics Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Computer Information Technology • Economics • Art Education • Networking Services Technology (Network Support) • Event Management CHOICE of • Fashion Merchandising • Child Development Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Finance • Dance Education • Computer Engineering • Financial Management • Early Childhood Education • Computer Information Systems REES • Financial Services • Elementary Education • Computer Networking DEG • Forensic Accounting • English Education • Computer Science • Human Resource Management • Exceptional Education • Computer Systems Networking and • Legal Assisting • Health Education Telecommunications • Logistics • Mathematics Education • Information Science • Management • Middle School Education • Information Systems • Marketing • Music Education • Information Technology • Risk Management and Insurance • Physical Education • Information Technology Management • Supervision and Management • Science Education • Management Information Systems • Secondary Education construction, Manufacturing • Social Science Education puBlic safety and security and architecture Bachelor Degrees Associate in Science Degrees health • Fire Science Management • Advanced Manufacturing Bachelor Degrees • Public Safety Management • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating • Nursing Associate in Science Degrees Systems Technology Associate in Science Degrees • Criminal Justice • Architectural Design and Construction Technology • Biomedical Engineering Technology • Emergency Administration and Management • Carpentry Management • Biotechnology Laboratory Technology (Homeland Security) • Construction Electricity Management • Dental Hygiene • Fire Science Technology • Construction Management • Emergency Medical Services arts and sciences concentration in physical and concentration in pre-professional • Environmental Science Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations Biological sciences • Pre-Architecture • Funeral Services • Criminal Justice • Industrial Management Technology (Military) Bachelor’s Degree • Health Information Management • Animal Science • Pre-Dentistry • Interior Design Technology • Fire and Emergency Services • Biomedical Sciences (with Concentrations in • Histologic Technology • Astronomy • Pre-Law • Fire Science Management Biological Sciences and Biochemistry) Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Biochemistry • Pre-Medicine • Medical Laboratory Technology • Public Safety Management • Architecture Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Biology • Pre-Optometry • Nursing • Building Construction Management concentration in arts, languages and humanities • Botany • Pre-Pharmacy • Nursing (Bridge Option for Paramedics transportation • Civil Engineering • Art • Chemistry • Pre-Physician Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurses) • Electrical Engineering Associate in Science Degrees • Broadcast Journalism/Broadcast Communication • Ecology • Pre-Veterinary Medicine • Occupational Therapy Assistant • Engineering Technology — General • Automotive Service Management Technology • Communications • Forensic Science • Ophthalmic Technician • Environmental Science • Dance • Forestry aviation • Physical Therapist Assistant Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Geomatics • Digital Arts/Digital Media • Geology • Radiation Therapy • Transportation Associate in Science Degrees • Interior Design • Digital Communications • 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• Supervision and Management • Nursing • Religious Studies digital Media and entertainMent • Political Science Associate in Science Degrees • Nutrition • Theatre technology • Psychology • Accounting Technology • Physical Therapy • Public Administration Associate in Science Degrees • Recreation • Business Administration concentration in Mathematics • Social Work • Digital Media/Multimedia Technology • Sports Management • Office Administration • Statistics • Sociology • Theatre and Entertainment Technology • Paralegal Studies (Legal Assisting) • Sports Medicine (Entertainment Technology) • Supply Chain Management Associate in Arts Degree Concentrations • Graphic Design www.fscj.edu/degrees 14 15 ment Choices Qu Quality Involveme Involvement Valu ices Value Achiev Achievement ment BeChoices Qu Extraordinary. Quality Involveme Be prepared for an exciting college experience. Get involved in our active student life. Challenge yourself academically. Save money for graduate Involvement Va school with our affordable tuition, and be motivated by faculty who care about your success. Get ready for an extraordinary future. To learn more about all we have to offer, call ices Value Achiev (904) 359-5433 or visit www.fscj.edu/tour to schedule a campus tour. Also, checkout our website at www.fscj.edu. Achievement ment Choices Qu Quality Involveme e. Involvement Valu Define to b who you want ices Value Achiev Florida State College at Jacksonville is a member of the Florida College System. Florida State College at Jacksonville is not affiliated with any other public or private university or college in Florida or elsewhere. Florida State College is a division of Florida State College at Jacksonville. Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ("SACS") to award the baccalaureate and associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State College at Jacksonville.
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