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  1. 1. Table of ContentsMCTC Areas of Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv Taking ClassesMCTC Awards, Degrees, Diplomas Academic Credits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 and Certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .v Course Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Important Information and Phone Numbers . . . vii Online Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .182008–2009 Academic Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . viii Service Learning and Project SHINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Directed Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Getting Started Internships and Clinicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Admission to MCTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Continuing Education and Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Applying for Admission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Evaluating Academic Performance . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Power of YOU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Class Syllabus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Declaring Your Major . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Grading System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Readmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Incomplete Grades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Transfering to MCTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Final Exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19Placement Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Cancellation of a Class Session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19New Student Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Earning an Award Paying for College MCTC Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Associate in Arts Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Tuition Rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Associate in Fine Arts Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Fees Included in Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Associate in Science Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Course Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Associate in Applied Science Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment . . . . . . . . . . .8 Diplomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Payment Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Tuition Refund and Waivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 General Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Other College Costs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Minnesota General Education Transfer Curriculum Reciprocity Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Competencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24–26Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Graduation Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Four Easy Steps to Apply for Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . .10 Credit-Earning Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Applicants Without a High School Diploma or GED . .10 Intent to Graduate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 How Financial Aid Is Determined . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Credits Earned at MCTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Catalog Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Work Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Student RecordsScholarships and Other Sponsored Funding . . . . .12 Student Grade Reports and Transcripts . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Deans’ Honor List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Registering for Classes Change of Address/Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28Registration Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Emergency Student Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Multiple Sections Prohibited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Residency Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Adding and Dropping Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Credit Load Limitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 College Offices and Services Course Cancellations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Prerequisites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Office of Student Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Taking a Class Pass/Fail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Student Services Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Auditing a Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Admissions Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Repeating a Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Registrar’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32Withdrawing from a Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Financial Aid Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Deadlines for Withdrawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Resource and Referral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Procedure for Withdrawing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Business Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Attendance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Counseling and Advising Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Student ID Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Power of YOU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Testing Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 continued on next page i
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Instructional Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Business Office Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Office of Academic Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Cabinetmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Contacting Faculty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Carpentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Central Services Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 College Computer Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Child Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66Educational Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Cinema Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Advising Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Cinema Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Counseling Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Cinematography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 International Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Directing and Producing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Multicultural Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Editing and Postproduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Veterans’ Services Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Cinema: Screenwriting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Learning Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Community Health Worker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Disability Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Computer Forensics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Educational Opportunity Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 High School Upward Bound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Computer Software Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Starting Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Computer Support and Network Administration . . . . . .90 Talent Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Construction Electricity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 Veterans’ Upward Bound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Criminal Justice Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Women’s Upward Bound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Culinary Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Career Development Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Dental Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Campus Safety and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Electronic Publishing and Web Design . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Housing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Filmmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 Student News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Global Studies* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112 Student Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Graphic Design and Visual Communication . . . . . . . .113 Clubs and Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Healthcare Core Curriculum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Theatre Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Intercollegiate Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Refrigeration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Music Ensembles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Homeland Security Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 Recreation and Leisure Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Jewelry Gemology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122 Student Ambassadors/Mentors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Jewelry Manufacturing and Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 Student Newspaper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 Office of Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Legal Office Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 Student Senate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Library Information Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Machine Tool Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 Programs and Credentials Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133Articulation Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Media Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Medical Office Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Addiction Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141 Air Traffic Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Phlebotomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142 Aircraft Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Photography and Digital Imaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 American Indian Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Polysomnographic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145 Apparel Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Recreation Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146 Architectural Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Software (Computer) Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Barbering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Sound Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Theatre Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154 Biotechnology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Video and Digital Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 Business Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Welding and Metal Fabrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157*pending MnSCU approvalii 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  3. 3. Western Herbalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Women’s Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159 Refrigeration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235 History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .238 Course Descriptions Homeland Security Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .241 Academic Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .162 Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .242 Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .162 Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .242 Addiction Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164 Information Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .244 Air Traffic Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166 Information Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246 Aircraft Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168 Japanese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253 American Indian Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .170 Jewelry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253 American Sign Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171 Journalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .256 American Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171 Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .256 Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172 Machine Tool Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .258 Apparel Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172 Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .260 Arabic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174 Media Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .263 Architectural Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .174 Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .265 Area, Cultural and Ethnic Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176 Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .267 Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . .270 Astronomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180 Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .271 Barbering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180 Phlebotomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .272 Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .182 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .272 Biotechnology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .185 Photography and Digital Imaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .272 Business Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .186 Physical Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .275 Business Office Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .188 Physics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .279 Cabinetmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .191 Political Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .279 Carpentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193 Polysomnographic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .281 Central Services Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194 Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .283 Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195 Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .284 Child Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197 Recreation Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .284 Chinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 Sociology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .285 Cinema Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200 Sound Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .287 Community Health Worker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205 Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .288 Computer Literacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .205 Speech Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .289 Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .206 Study Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .291 Construction Electricity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .207 Theatre Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .291 Culinary Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .209 Video and Digital Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .295 Dental Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .212 Welding and Metal Fabrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .295 Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214 Western Herbalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .296 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .214 Women’s Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .297 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .216 Electronic Publishing and Web Design . . . . . . . . . . . . .218 Appendices Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220 Appendix A: Maps and Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300 English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220 Appendix B: Admininstrators and Board . . . . . . . . . . .302 English as a Second Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .224 Appendix C: Faculty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .303 Filmmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .225 Appendix D: Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .311 Food Service Dietary Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .226 Appendix E: College Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .315 French . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .226 Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227 Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .228 Global Health and Healing Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .228 Graphic Design and Visual Communication . . . . . . . .229 Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .232 Healthcare Core Curriculum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .233www.minneapolis.edu | Table of Contents iii
  4. 4. MCTC Areas of Study Aviation Careers Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 Air Traffic Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Machine Tool Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 Aircraft Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Welding and Metal Fabrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157 Business Careers Media Arts Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Cinema: Cinema Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Business Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Cinema: Cinema Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Business Office Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Cinema: Cinematography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Legal Office Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 Cinema: Directing and Producing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 Health Careers Cinema: Editing and Postproduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Cinema: Screenwriting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Addiction Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Electronic Publishing and Web Design . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Central Services Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 Filmmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 Community Health Worker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Graphic Design and Visual Communication . . . . . . . .113 Dental Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Media Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 Photography and Digital Imaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 Healthcare Core Curriculum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Sound Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Medical Office Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Video and Digital Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141 Public Service Careers Phlebotomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142 Child Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 Polysomnographic Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Western Herbalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158 Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 Information Technology Careers Recreation Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146 Computer Forensics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Service Industry Careers Computer Support and Network Administration . . . . .90 Apparel Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Library Information Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Barbering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Software (Computer) Development . . . . . . . . . . . 85, 148 Culinary Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Public Safety Careers Jewelry Gemology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122 Jewelry Manufacturing and Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 Criminal Justice Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Homeland Security Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 Liberal Arts American Indian Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Biotechnology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Computer Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111 Global Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112 Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133 Theatre Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154 Women’s Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159 Manufacturing and Applied Technology Careers Architectural Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Cabinetmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Carpentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Construction Electricity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95iv 2008–2009 Catalog | Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  5. 5. MCTC Awards Degrees, Diplomas and CertificatesAccounting Clerk Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Construction Electricity Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95Accounting Technician A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Criminal Justice Studies A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96Accounts Payable/Receivable Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Culinary Arts A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97Addiction Counseling A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Culinary Arts Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99Addiction Counseling Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Culinary Arts Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98Administrative Assistant/Software Support Diploma . . . . .59 Database Specialist Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88, 151Administrative Assistant/Software Support Specialist Dental Assistant Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Dental Assistant Expanded Functions Certificate . . . . . . .101Air Traffic Control A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Dental Office Support Personnel Certificate . . . . . . . . . . .101Aircraft General Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Digital Video Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136Aircraft Powerplant Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Dynamic Digital Media A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135Aircraft Structures Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Education A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102Aircraft Systems Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Diploma . . . . . . . . . .104American Indian Studies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Electroneurodiagnostic Technology A .A .S . Degree . . . . . .104Apparel Technologies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Electronic Publishing Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108Apparel Technologies Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Electronic Publishing Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107Architectural Technology Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 ESOL Education Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102Aviation Airframe Technician A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . .48 Film Studies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110Aviation Powerplant Technician A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . .47 Filmmaking A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110Baking Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 Fine Arts A .F .A . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .111Banking and Finance Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Game Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86Banking and Finance Concentration A .S . Degree . . . . . . . .57 Global Studies Certificate* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112Barbering Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Graphic Design and Visual CommunicationBasic Woodworking Technician Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . .62 A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113Biology A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Graphic Design and Visual Communication Diploma . . .114Biotechnology A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and RefrigerationBookkeeping Assistant Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117Business Management A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and RefrigerationCabinetmaking A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117Cabinetmaking Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 Homeland Security Specialist A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . .118Carpentry Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Homeland Security Basic Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119Central Services Technician Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 Homeland Security Emergency ManagementChemistry A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119Child Development A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Homeland Security Planning Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119Child Development A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Human Services A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120Child Development Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Human Services Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121Child Development Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Information Assurance Professional Diploma . . . . . . . . . . .92Cinema: Cinems Production Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 Interactive Media Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136Cinema: Cinema Studies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 JAVA Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87Cinema: Cinematography A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73 Jewelry Gemology Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122Cinema: Directing and Producing A .S Degree . . . . . . . . . . .75 Jewelry Manufacturing and Repair A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . .123Cinema: Editing and Postproduction A .S . Degree . . . . . . . .77 Jewelry Manufacturing and Repair Diploma . . . . . . . . . . .124Cinema: Screenwriting A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79 Jewelry Manufacturing Technician Certificate . . . . . . . . .124Cisco Network Administrator Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Jewelry Repair Technician Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125Community Health Worker Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Law Enforcement A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126Community Health Worker Enhanced Role Certificate . . .81 Law Enforcement Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127Computer Forensics A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Legal Office Specialist Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60, 128Computer Graphic Imaging Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136 Library Information Technology A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . .129Computer Security Specialist Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Linux Network Administrator Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93Computer Support and Network Administration Machine Tool Technology Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 Mathematics A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .133Computer Support and Network Administration Diploma . . 91 Medical Office Assistant Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137*pending MnSCU approval continued on next pagewww.minneapolis.edu | MCTC Awards — Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates v
  6. 6. Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate . . . . . . . . . . .94Nursing A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Certificate . . . . . . .141Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Extended-Hour Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141Nursing Mobility Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140Nursing Pathway Program A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139Office Information Processing Specialist A .A .S . Degree . . .59Open Source Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89Payroll Accounting Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43Phlebotomy Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142Photography and Digital Imaging A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . .143Photography and Digital Imaging Diploma . . . . . . . . . . .144Photography and Digital Imaging Certificate . . . . . . . . . .144Polysomnographic Technology A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . .145Practical Nursing Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139Public Information Services Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130Recreation Studies A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146Recreation Studies Certificate: Core Studies . . . . . . . . . . .147Recreation Studies Diploma: Professional Focus . . . . . . . .147Small Business Accounting Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43Software Developer Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86Software Development A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85Sound Arts A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153Technical Information Services Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . .130Theatre Arts A .F .A . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154Video and Digital Arts A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156Visual BASIC .NET Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . 87, 150Visual C# Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 150Web Design A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106Web Design Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107Web Design Diploma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106Web Developer Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88, 151Welding and Metal Fabrication Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . .157Western Herbalism A .A .S . Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158Wireless Network Administrator Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . .94Women’s Studies Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159vi 2008–2009 Catalog | Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  7. 7. Equal Opportunity Statement Important Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) will not discriminate against any person because of race, Information color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation or status with regard to public assistance . MCTC is an equal opportunity educator and employer, and a member of the Minnesota StateAccreditation Colleges and Universities system .Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) Information in this brochure can be made available inis accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a alternate format on request by calling 612-659-6730 (voice)member of the North Central Association (30 N . LaSalle St ., or 612-659-6731 (TTY) . TTY numbers are listed whenSuite 2400; Chicago, IL 60602-2504; 312-263-0456; www . available . Please contact Minnesota Relay Service at 711 toncahigherlearningcommission .org) . contact offices where the TTY number is not listed .MCTC is also approved by the U .S . Office of Education forparticipation in federal programs, by the U .S . Department Importantof Immigration for international students, and bythe Minnesota State Approving Agency for Veterans’Educational Benefits . The Nursing program is approved Phone Numbersby the Minnesota Board of Nursing and accredited by theNational League of Nursing Accrediting Commission . TheLaw Enforcement program is accredited by the MinnesotaBoard of Peace Officer Standards and Training . The DentalAssistant program is accredited by the Commission on General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6000Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association . Toll Free . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-247-0911The Aviation Technician program is accredited by the Academic Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6100Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) . Admissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6200 Aviation Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .952-826-2400 Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6850Security and Compliance Reports Bridge to Success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6727State and federal governments require that colleges inform Business Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6880prospective students of various policies and security Career Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6776information . If you wish to receive information about Center for Criminal Justicethese reports, including the campus security report, crime and Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .651-999-7600statistics, procedures for reporting crime and emergencies, City College News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6796 Computer Lab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6000 x4604campus public safety efforts and programs, drug and Continuing Education and Training . . . . . . . . 612-659-6500alcohol-free schools policy, equity in athletics disclosure Counseling and Advising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6700information, the discrimination/harassment reporting Disability Services (voice) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6730process, the student code of conduct, notification of student (TTY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6731rights under FERPA, voter registration information, MCTC Educational Opportunity Center . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6543graduation rates as reported in the Student Right to Know, Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6240and the withdrawing from classes and Refund Policy, High School Upward Bound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6555 Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6840please go to the college website at www .minneapolis .edu . Judicial Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6712Select any heading under “MCTC Main Menu,” then select Learning Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6140“Compliance and Security Reports .” If you do not have Legal Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6319access to the Web, you may request a printed copy of these Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6290reports by contacting the Public Safety Office at Minneapolis Multicultural Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6700Community and Technical College, 1501 Hennepin Ave ., President’s Office (voice) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6300Minneapolis, MN 55403 or by calling 612-659-6910 . Public Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6910 Public Safety: Emergency Only . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6900 Registrar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6250Disability Services Service Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6114If you need assistance to access college programs, services or Starting Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6565activities, contact Disability Services at 612-659-6730 (voice) Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6761or 612-659-6731 (TTY) . Student Senate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6799 Student Services Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 612-659-6282 Talent Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6568 Testing Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6262 Veterans’ Upward Bound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .612-659-6579 or 612-659-6580www.minneapolis.edu | Important Information and Numbers vii
  8. 8. 2008–2009 Academic CalendarFall Semester 2008Fall semester begins Aug. 25Holiday/campus closed Sep. 1Faculty development days (no classes) Oct. 16–18Holiday/campus closed Nov. 11Holiday/campus closed Nov. 27–29Final exams Dec. 15–19Last day of fall semester Dec. 19Spring Semester 2009Spring semester begins Jan. 12Holiday/campus closed Jan. 19Faculty development day (no classes) Feb. 3Student Success Day Feb. 12Holiday/campus closed Feb. 16Faculty development day (no classes) Feb. 27Spring break March 16–21Faculty development day (no classes) April 1Final exams May 8–14Last day of spring semester May 14Summer Term 2009Summer term begins June 1Holiday/campus closed July 3Last day of summer term July 24viii 2008–2009 Catalog | Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  9. 9. Getting Started Getting StartedCollege Offices Earning an Registering for Paying for and Services Student Records Award Taking Classes Classes College
  10. 10. Getting Started Getting Started Admission to MCTC 4. Attend a New Student Orientation session. Orientation information is provided at placement testing. Transfer students complete the orientation requirement by meeting with a counselor or advisor. Applying for Admission Application Deadlines Admission Process for Transfer Students Applications for general admission to the College will be If you have attended a U.S.-accredited college or university previously and are in good academic standing with a GPAPaying for accepted until the sixth day of the term. Early application is College strongly encouraged, as it permits better program planning, of 2.0 or higher, you may be eligible to apply for admission the use of advising and counseling services, and timely to MCTC as a transfer student. Please follow steps 1–3 under access to financial aid. Apply for admission online at www. “General Admission for Award-Seeking Applicants” and minneapolis.edu/applynow. If you do not have access to a meet with a counselor or advisor for assistance with course computer, you may apply in person at the Student Services planning and registration. Applicants seeking financial aid, Center (T.2200) prior to completing your placement test. transfer of credit and/or veterans’ benefits are required toRegistering for submit official college transcripts from all prior colleges Additional admission requirements and application attended regardless of grades or academic standing. Students Classes deadlines apply for the following: International Student who have attended a college or university previously Admission, Air Traffic Control, Law Enforcement, should submit an official copy of their transcript(s) to the Postsecondary Education Option (PSEO), Power of YOU, Registrar’s Office at the time of application. Students should Nursing, Cinematography, Directing and Producing, Editing also have unofficial copies of their transcripts available for and Postproduction, Media Production, and Screenwriting. advising, financial aid and prerequisite screening. (See MCTC Policy 4.01 Appendix E on page 334 for more MCTC reserves the right to review and place conditions information.) on enrollment for transfer students who are not in good Taking Classes standing at their previous college(s). General Admission for Award-Seeking Applicants Procedures for transferring credits to MCTC are on page 5. 1. Apply for admission online at www.minneapolis.edu/ applynow and pay the $20 application fee. All students, Non-Award-Seeking Students regardless of previous attendance, must pay a one-time- Non-degree, -diploma, or -certificate-seeking students only $20 application fee. If you previously attended complete the same admission process as regular students Minneapolis Community College or Minneapolis but may register for classes without attending a college Technical College and paid an application fee, you orientation session. Non-degree, -diploma, or -certificate-Earning an do not have to pay it again. If you need assistance or seeking students are not eligible for financial aid and may Award access to a computer, you may apply in person at the not take courses with placement or program admission Student Services Center, (T.2200). requirements unless they have completed the placement exemption process. Students who have earned a bachelor’s Metropolitan State University students co-enrolling degree or an associate in arts (A.A.) or associate in science at MCTC do not need to submit an application fee (A.S.) degree should submit a copy of their transcript with IF they have already paid the Metropolitan State the application form for possible exemption from the Student Records application fee. reading and writing placement. Students who have attended 2. Submit transcripts. If you have attended another a college or university previously should submit an official college(s), have an official copy of your transcript(s) copy of their transcript(s) to the Registrar’s Office at the sent directly to the Registrar’s Office. Plan to bring time of application. Students should also have unofficial unofficial copies of your previous college transcripts copies of their transcripts available for advising, financial to use in meetings with counselors and advisors to aid and prerequisite screening. discuss your program plans. Although MCTC does not require your high school transcript, it may be Non-High School/GED Graduates required for admittance to certain programs. Students that do not have a high school diploma or GED may still be admitted to the college if they can demonstrateCollege Offices 3. Take placement tests. Check the term class potential for being a successful college student. Students and Services schedule for testing times or call the Testing Center must complete “General Admission for Award-Seeking Information Line, 612-659-6262. Students who Applicants” and then meet with the director of admission are transferring from another college or university after completion of the placement test to determine should check the term class schedule for information admission to the College. about transferring test scores and/or exemptions from testing based on completed coursework. Postsecondary High School Applicants Students with disabilities who need testing The Postsecondary Education Option (PSEO) program accommodations should contact Disability Services offers Minnesotan junior and senior high school students at 612-659-6730 before attending a placement testing the opportunity to take college-level courses to meet high or orientation session. school graduation requirements, as well as begin their 2 2008–2009 Catalog | Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  11. 11. Getting Startedcollege career. To be eligible to participate, junior-level MCTC does not provide on-campus housing. Studentshigh school students must submit an official high school are responsible for arranging their own housingtranscript that indicates an overall grade point average of accommodations.3.0 or higher (on a scale of 4.0). Senior-level high schoolstudents must submit an official high school transcript that 1. English Requirementsindicates an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher MCTC requires a minimum TOEFL score of 500 on(on a scale of 4.0). Applicants must be 15 years of age or the paper-based test or 173 on the computer-basedolder. Participation in this program must be approved by test; or a score of 61 or higher on the iB TOEFL Paying for (Internet-based TOEFL); or successful completion of Collegethe applicant’s high school. The required campus placementtest scores will affect the student’s course selection. PSEO all levels in 109 in an English Language School (ELS);students will not be allowed to enroll in any courses or a Michigan English Language Assessment Batterybelow college level. Students accepted into this program (MELAB) score of 75; or a score of 5.5 or higher on theare required to attend a mandatory PSEO orientation and IELTS (International English Language Testing System);will have their tuition costs and book fees waived. All or recent completion of a college composition coursetextbooks and equipment provided to a student, and paid with a grade of “C” or better from a college in the Registering forfor under MnSCU policy 124D.09 subdivision 13, are the United States. Students in the United States may take the college placement test in place of other English Classesproperty of MCTC. Each student is required to return alltextbooks and equipment to the Business Services office proficiency measures. MCTC will not waive the Englishafter the course has ended. Equipment purchased by the requirement for any applicant whose native languagestudent becomes the property of the student, (i.e. tools, is not English. Placement into ESL courses doescalculators, microcomputers, etc.). not guarantee acceptable English proficiency scores for admission. Questions regarding other forms ofPSEO students may not register for courses excluded from English proficiency measures should be directed to thethe PSEO registration (a current list of courses is available Admissions Office. Taking Classesfrom the PSEO coordinator). Additional fees for somecourses (i.e. Music, Photography, Cinematography, Video 2. Academic RequirementsProduction) must also be paid by the student. Contact the The minimum academic requirement is graduationAdmissions Office for information packets on the program from a recognized secondary school. Applicantsand application deadlines. should also show academic strength in at least five key academic areas that correspond to the student’sStudents may appeal the PSEO admission standards by intended field of study. Courses in religion are notcontacting the Admissions Office. The PSEO appeal considered academic. International student applicantsprocess includes submitting a letter of appeal stating which must arrange for the MCTC Admissions Office to Earning anapplication process the student wants waived; providing receive official academic records from all secondary, Awardtwo letters of recommendation from high school teachers or college, polytechnic, university or professionalcounselors; and having a short interview with the director institutions they have attended. Records should list theof admissions. Students may not appeal the application dead- subjects studied and the grade, mark or other evidenceline. The written appeal must be received by the director that each individual subject was completed to theof admissions on or before the published PSEO application satisfaction of the relevant authorities. Records mustdeadline. Also see information on PSEO Academic also include diplomas, degrees or other certificates Student RecordsRegulations. received. Since certificates and records ordinarily are not returned, applicants should have results sentPower of YOU directly from examination councils. Official credentialsStudents who have graduated from a Minneapolis or Saint can be returned upon request. The College reservesPaul public high school in spring 2009 and who are residents the right to determine the appropriateness of theof either Minneapolis or Saint Paul, may be eligible to certification. Photocopies are not acceptable. A certifiedparticipate in the tuition-free Power of You program for literal translation must be included with the officialfall 2009. For more information, call 612-659-6727. document if the record is not in English.International Nonimmigrant Visa Holders Note: Lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. College OfficesInternational students are those who do not have U.S. and Servicescitizenship, permanent residency, or refugee or political 3. Financial Requirementsasylum status. International students must complete the International applicants who want the student F-1College’s International Student Admissions process— visa must provide documentation showing that allincluding the special application—by the published educational and living expenses will be provideddeadline. They also must meet the English language, for their first year of enrollment at MCTC. Thisacademic and financial requirements. MCTC issues the documentation usually consists of an affidavit ofForm I-20 for the F-1 student visa. support. Supporting documents such as a bankwww.minneapolis.edu | Getting Started 3

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