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Spring 2014 Course Schedule

Schedules


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How to Read the Schedule

  • Abbreviations
    • TBA = To Be Announced
    • M = Monday
    • T = Tuesday
    • W = Wednesday
    • R = Thursday
    • F = Friday

  • Meaning of Course - Section Column
    • First 3 or 4 letters indicate the subject.
    • The first 2 digits indicate the level:   1=Freshman, 2= Sophomore
    • The last digit (before the period) indicates the credits. eg.1013=3 credits

  • After the period (section number):
    • 01-15 = West Campus courses offered 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
    • 17 or 80s = short term or workshop courses
    • 20s = West Campus evening courses
    • 30s = Blackboard assisted courses
    • 40-44 = courses offered in Warren
    • 50-69 = East Campus courses offered 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
    • 60, 61, 67 = Special cohort courses
    • 70s = East Campus evening courses
    • 90s = off campus or Internet courses

Building Designations

  • East Campus, 3696 East Main Road
    • Center for Workforce Development: WFD
    • Industrial-Technical Building: IND
    • McGehee Classroom Building: MCG
    • Welding Building: WEL
  • West Campus, 300 South West Avenue
    • Administration Building: ADM
    • Computer Technology Building: TEC
    • Gymnasium: GYM
    • Health Science Center: HSC
    • Whitfield Classroom Building: WHT
  • Off Campus
    • Various Clinical Sites: HOSP
    • Warren Campus: WARREN
    • Online Courses: ONLINE (See online section for more information)

Dates

Below are the final exam dates for Spring 2014.

CLASS   EXAM DAY EXAM DATE EXAM TIME
MW 8:10 MON  APR 28 8:00 –
10:00
TR 8:10 TUE  APR 29 8:00 –
10:00
MW 9:35 WED  APR 30 8:00 –
10:00
TR 9:35 THUR  MAY 1 8:00 –
10:00
MW 11:00 MON  APR 28 10:00 –
12:00
TR 11:00 TUE  APR 29 10:00 –
12:00
MW 1:00 WED  APR 30 10:00 –
12:00
TR 1:00 THUR  MAY 1 1:00 –
3:00
CLASS   EXAM DAY EXAM DATE EXAM TIME
MW 2:35 MON  APR 28
1:00 –
3:00
TR 2:35 TUE  APR 29 1:00 –
3:00
MW 4:00 WED  APR 30 3:00 –
5:00
TR 4:00 THUR  MAY 1 3:00 –
5:00
MW 5:30 MON  APR 28 5:00 –
7:00
TR 5:30 TUE  APR 29 5:00 –
7:00
MW 7:00 WED  APR 30 5:00 –
7:00
TR 7:00 THUR  MAY 1 5:00 –
7:00


Final exams in labs should be given the last day of class prior to finals.




Tuition

Payment of Tuition

This represents Tuition costs as of April 19, 2013 - there will be modest increases in tution for the fall term
SouthArk offers a variety of Financial Aid programs, including scholarships, Pell Grants, SEOG Grants, Arkansas Student Assistance Grants, Work Study programs, and Federal Family Educational Loan programs. Priority deadline to apply for financial aid is April 1, 2012. Students may still apply after the priority deadline but cannot be guaranteed the results of their aid by the first day of the summer term.

In-District Tuition..........................$79 per credit hour
Out-of-District Tuition..................$91 per credit hour
Out-of-State Tuition....................$165 per credit hour

FACTS Tuition Payment Plan

To help you meet your educational expenses, South Arkansas Community College is pleased to offer FACTS as a convenient budget plan.  FACTS is a tuition management plan that provides you with a low cost option of budgeting tuition expenses.  The only cost to budget monthly payments through FACTS is a $25.00 per semester nonrefundable fee.  Enrolling online is simple and secure.  To sign up for FACTS log on to www.southark.edu.

  1. Select Campus Connect
  2. Select student access
  3. Enter student ID and Pin # (birth date and upper case initials – 01011985XX)
  4. Change demographic data if needed; if correct select no changes
  5. Select Student Information.  Scroll down to review/pay account
  6. Select term that you are registered and submit
  7. Your statement of account will be displayed at bottom select Pay by FACTS button
  8. This takes you to the FACTS Tuition Management website.  It should display amount to be paid. Click on arrange payments for current balance and follow the simple steps outlined by FACTS.

Full payments can also be made to students' accounts at no additional cost by using FACTS.  All payments through FACTS are processed electronically by using a checking account, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express.

Table of Tuition for 1-18 Credits

Hours In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State
1 79 91 165
2 158 182 330
3 237 273 495
4 316 364 660
5 395 455 825
6 474 546 990
7 553 637 1155
8 632 728 1320
9 711 819 1485
10 790 910 1650
11 869 1001 1815
12 948 1092 1980
13 1027 1183 2145
14 1106 1274 2310
15 1185 1365 2475
16 1264 1456 2640
17 1343 1547 2805
18 plus 1422 1638 2970

Refunds

Spring 2014
Tuition
Before January 8th
100%
Classes in session January 8th through January 9th
95%
Classes in session January 10th through January 22nd
75%
Classes in session January 23rd through February 4th
50%
After February 4th
0%
Fees
Before January 8th
100%
January 9th and after
0%

Fees

Pass-Through Fees

Pass-Through fees may be increased or changed at any time. Pass-Through fees are defined as fees collected by the College from the student to pay for specific expenditures associated with program testing and background checks required by external third-party entities such as accrediting agencies or clinical/practicum sites.  Vendors periodically increase their costs and this cost is passed on to the student.

Tuition, fees and other charges are under review and remain subject to change at any time.


Mandatory Fees

 

Assessment    

$20 per semester                       

Technology

$7 per credit hour   

Activity

$1 per credit hour

Support          

$1 per credit hour          

Security          

$2 per credit hour

 

Course-Related Fees and Other Charges

 

CDA Assessment        

$325

Challenge Test (per test)          


$7 plus 12 per credit hour

COMPASS Test           

$10

Developmental Math Course Fee     

$25 per semester

Drop/Add (per form)     

$5

Drug Screen Test         

$35

Education CPR

$75

Golf     

$45

Health Science Background Check 

$53

Health Science CPR    

$45

Health Science Insurance (Accident)        

$6 per semester

Health Science Insurance (Liability)         

$18 per semester

Health Science Travel and Professional Development

 
    Medical Lab 

$50 Fall/Spring semester

    Occupational Therapy Assistant         

$50 semester

    Physical Therapist Assistant         

$75 Fall/Spring semester

    Practical Nursing (Days/Warren) 

$20 per semester

    Practical Nursing (Evenings)       

$15 per semester

    Radiologic Technology           

$50 Fall/Spring semester

    Registered Nursing  

$60 per semester

    Respiratory Therapy

$50 per semester

    Surgical Technology

$50 Fall/Spring semester

ID Card Replacement   

$8

Laboratory Fees          
Check “Fee” column in course listing


 
Music (private lessons)     

$100 per credit hour

Network Security Background Check 

$50

Online Courses

$20 per credit hour

Occupational Therapy Assistant Testing

 
    AOTA          

$75

    NBCOT       

$45

PEARSON Exit Exam-Intermediate Algebra    

$10

PEARSON Exit Exam-Writing II         

$7

Physical Therapist Assistant Testing

$220

Practical Nursing Assessment Test    

$112 per semester

Practical Nursing ATI Retake Exam  

$40

Radiologic Technology Testing           

$140

Registered Nursing

 
   Supply (per course)  

$60 per semester

   Testing         

$140 per semester

Respiratory Therapy Data ARC           

$60

STEP Assessment       

$30

Surgical Techology Northstar Learning          

$39

Surgical Technology Testing           

$237

Transcript        


Free


Tuition, fees and other charges are under review and remain subject to change at any time. 

Blackboard

How to access SouthArk's Blackboard system

Blackboard accounts will be accessible by the first day of classes

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to www.southark.edu and click on the Blackboard link, or just go to blackboard.southark.edu.
  3. Click on Login.
  4. Type in your username and password:
  5. UserName: (not case-sensitive) First three letters of first name, first three letters of last name, last four numbers of student ID-- Example for John Smith: johsmi6789
    Password: (use upper case) birth-date in numerical form, FIRST INITIAL, LAST INITIAL

If you have any additional questions, please contact your instructor or call 870/864.7120.

Email

How to access your SouthArk  email account

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Go to webmail.southark.edu OR go to www.southark.edu and click on the Campus Email link.
  3. Type in your email address and password:
  4. Your email address will be your
  5. UserName: (not case-sensitive ) First three letters of first name, first three letters of last name, last four numbers of student ID-- Example for John Smith: johsmi6789
  6. Password: (use upper case) birth-date in numerical form, FIRST INITIAL, LAST INITIAL
  7. Example of password for John Smith: 01011993JS

 

Online

Online or Distance-Learning Courses

Many of our courses are now taught online via the Internet. This means that you do not need to come to campus. Take a look at this list of what you'll need in order to be successful in an online course.

To take an online course, you should:

Be comfortable using a computer

  • Have regular/daily access to the internet on a computer in your home
  • Know how to use an internet browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox
  • Create, save, print, and manage computer files
  • Copy and paste information using the clipboard between applications
  • Send and receive email messages and attachments
  • Use word processing software, like Microsoft Word

    and

  • Set aside enough time for your work each week
  • Be a self-starter
  • Communicate adequately in writing
  • Have good reading skills
  • Follow written instructions and be able to work on your own
  • Have a quiet place to study and login to your online courses
  • Contact your instructor when you don't understand something
 
For more information about Online Learning at SouthArk, contact an advisor.

Records

Records Policy

The information contained in STUDENT RECORDS is generally regarded as private and confidential. PUBLIC INFORMATION given to any inquirer is an exception. Public Information includes the following: Name, address, phone number, place of birth, academic major, high school attended, non-academic honors, dates of attendance, class schedule and classification. If students desire that public information relating to them not be released, they should notify the REGISTRAR in writing before the close of registration.