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Fall 2013 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 Summer 2013.

  • June 26     Final Exams for First Summer
  • July 31      Final Exams for Second Summer and Long Summer

Summer Final exams are given during normal class hours.

Below are the final exam dates for Fall 2013.

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


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

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Academic Calendar Summer 2013

  • April 1     Financial Aid Complete File Deadline
  • April 22 - May 28       Early registration via Campus Connect
  • April 22 - June 10      Payment Arrangements Available Online - FACTS
  • May 15     Early Registration Payment Deadline or Payment Arrangements (Deadline 4 p.m. - classes will be dropped for non-payment)
  • May 22 - May 23     On-Campus Registration for First Summer and Long Summer (Enrollment Services Office 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  • May 27     Last Day of Registration via Campus Connect
  • May 27     Memorial Day (College Closed)
  • May 28     First Day of Classes for First Summer and Long Summer
  • May 29     Last Day to Add Classes for First Summer and Long Summer
  • May 30     Graduation Applications Due
  • June 25     Last Day of Classes for First Summer
  • June 26     Final Exams for First Summer
  • June 26 - 27     On-Campus Registration for Second Summer
  • July 1     First Day of Classes for Second Summer
  • July 2     Last Day to Add Classes for Second Summer
  • July 4     Independence Day (College Closed)
  • July 30     Last day of Classes for Second Summer and Long Summer
  • July 31     Final Exams for Second Summer and Long Summer
  • August 2     Commencement
  • August 7     Grades Available via Campus Connect


Academic Calendar Fall 2013

    • June 1     Financial Aid Complete File Deadline
    • April 29 - August 13       Early registration via Campus Connect
    • April 28 - September 5      Payment Arrangements Available Online - FACTS
    • August 13     Early Registration Payment Deadline or Payment Arrangements (Deadline 4 p.m. - classes will be dropped for non-payment)
    • August 13 - 18     Regular Registration via Campus Connect (Enrollment Services Office 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    • August 13     New student orientation, advising and registration
    • August 14     College closed until 10:00am
    • August 15 - 16     On-Campus Registration for Fall
    • August 19    First Day of Classes for Fall
    • August 21     Last Day to Add Classes for Fall
    • September 2     Labor Day Holiday, college closed
    • September 6     Last day to change to audit status
    • October 9     Graduation Applications Due
    • November 15     Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
    • November 26     Last Day of Classes for Fall
    • November 28-29     Thanksgiving Holiday, campus closed
    • December 2-5     Final Exams
    • December 6     Semester Ends
    • December 6     Grades due Electronically
    • December 9-12     Assessment Days
    • December 13     Commencement
    • December 21     Grades Available via Campus Connect


The college reserves the right to adjust the calendar in the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

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

Long Summer
Tuition
Before May 29
100%
May 29
95%
May 30-June 7
75%
June 11-19
50%
After June 19
0%
Fees
Before May 29
100%
May 29 and after
0%
  
First Summer
Tuition
Before May 29
100%
May 29
95%
May 30-31
75%
June 4-6
50%
After June 6
0%
Fees
Before May 29
100%
May 29 and after 0%
 
  
Second Summer
Tuition
Before July 5
100%
July 5
95%
July 6-10
75%
July 11-16
50%
After July 16
0%
Fees
Before July 5
100%
July 5 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

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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.