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Archived Catalogs

2014-2015 Catalog

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This is a web version of the 2015-2016 College Catalog with all recent updates applied. This is the most up to date version of the catalog.

The information contained in this catalog is the most accurate available at the time of publication, but changes may become effective before the next catalog is printed. It is ultimately the student’s responsibility to stay abreast of current regulations, curricula, and the status of specific programs being offered. Further, the College reserves the right to modify requirements, curricula offerings, and charges, and to add, alter, or delete courses and programs through appropriate procedures. While reasonable effort will be made to publicize such changes, a student is encouraged to seek current information from appropriate offices. The North Central State College catalog is neither a contract nor an offer to contract. North Central State College reserves the right to make changes in any material contained herein as deemed necessary without notice.


Associate Degrees




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About the College

Academic Advising

Academic Advising Services

Academic Dismissal

Academic Honesty

Academic Policies, Special

Academic Probation Policy

Academic Programs and Certificates

Academic Records

Academic Suspension

Accounting Certificate, Accounting Tax Clerk

Accounting Certificate, Computerized Accounting

Accounting Degree

Accounting Focus, Associate of Scicence Degree

Accounting Tax Clerk Certificate


ACT - American College Testing Proficiency Examination Program

Adjunct Faculty


Advanced Manufacturing Certificate

Advanced Placement Programs

Advising, Academic

Advising, Re-Directions

Advisory Committees

Agriculture Management Certificate



Assessment - Compass

Assessment - Computer Literacy

Assessment - Learning Disability

Assessment - TEAS V

Assessment - TOEFL

Associate Degree Nursing (RN) Degree

Associate Degree Nursing (RN) Articulation Degree

Associate of Applied Business

Associate of Applied Science

Associate of Arts/Associate of Science

Associate of Arts Degree, Business Administration Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Communication Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Education Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, English Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Liberal Arts Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Paralegal Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Philosophy Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Psychology Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Social Work Focus

Associate of Arts Degree, Sociology Focus

Associate of Science Degree, Accounting Focus

Associate of Science Degree, Management Focus

Associate of Science Degree, Mathematics Focus

Associate of Science Degree, Mortuary Science Focus

Associate of Science Degree, Pre-Professional Studies Focus

Associate of Technical Studies (ATS)

Attendance Policy

Auditing a Course

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Bachelor Degree Options

Bachelor Degree Partnerships

Background Check

Bioscience Degree

Business Administration Focus, Associate of Arts

Business Administration Certificate, Entrepreneurship

Business Administration Certificate, Project Management

Business Administration Certificate, Real Estate

Business Administration Degree, Business Management

Business Administration Degree, Marketing

Business Management, Business Administration Degree

Business Management Focus, Associate of Science Degree

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Campus Activities Board

Campus Cafeteria

Campus Recreation Center

Campus Sex Crimes Act Prevention

Canvasing and Fund Raising Drives

Career Development

Central Region Ohio College Tech Prep Center


Child Development Center

Children on Campus

CLEP - College-Level Examination Program

Code of Student Conduct

Coding and Billing Certificate

College, About the

College Closings

College Contacts

College Foundation



Communication Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Community Health Worker Certificate

COMPASS Assessment

Computer and Network Resource Use

Computer Literacy Assessment

CNC Operations and Programming Certificate

Computerized Accounting Certificate

Contact Information

Core Learning Objectives

Course Descriptions

Course Prerequisites


Credit by Advanced Placement Exams

Credit by Examination

Credit by External Examinations

Credit by Life/Work Experience

Credit by Military Service

Credit for Prior Learning

Credit/Contact Hour Differential

Credit Hours Maximum Allowed

Criminal Justice Certificate, Forensic Science

Criminal Justice Certificate, Police Academy

Criminal Justice Degree

Criminal Justice Degree, Law Enforcement

Criminal Justice Degree, Law Enforcement Fastrack

Curriculum Changes

Curriculum Length

Cyber Cafe

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Dean's List

Declaring a Major

Dental Assisting Certificate

Developmental Studies


Disability Policy

Disability Services

Discrimination Grievance Procedures

Discrimination Policy

Drug Free Schools and Communities Act

Drug Screening

Dual Enrollment Dual Credit

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Early Childhood Educaiton Certificate, Early Childhood Education Administration Credential

Early Childhood Education Degree

Early College Programs

Early College - College Now

Early College - Dual Enrollment Dual Credit

Early College - Post Secondary Enrollment

Early College - Seniors to Sophomores

Education Focus, Associate of Arts Degree


Electrical Maintenance Certificate

Electrocardiography Technologist (EKG) Certificate

Email Accounts, Students

Emergency Loan Fund

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate

ENDS Policy Statements

Engineering Technology Degree, Mechanical

English Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Enrollment Certifications

Entrepreneurship Certificate

Entrepreneurship Incubators

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Facilities, Physical

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 - FERPA

Fastrack, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Degree


Fees, Lab

Financial Aid

Financial Aid, Return/Repayment of Funds

Firearm Notice

Flexibly Scheduled Courses

Forensic Science Certificate

Forgiveness Policy

Fundraising Drives and Canvasing

Foundation, Financial Assistance

Foundation, The College

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Game Room

Gateway Services

General Education

General Education Courses

Grade Appeal Policy

Grade Replacement Policy

Grade Transcripts


Grading System



Graphic Design, Visual Communications Media and Technology Degree

Guarantee of Job Competency

Guest Speakers

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Harassment Policy

Health Information Technology Degree

Health Insurance, Student

Health Physical and Required Immunizations

Health Services Technology Certificate, Coding and Billing

Health Services Technology Certificate, Community Health Worker

Health Services Technology Certificate, Dental Assisting

Health Services Technology Certificate, Electrocardiography Technologist (EKG)/Phlebotomy

Health Services Technology Certificate, Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic

Health Services Technology Certificate, Pharmacy Technician

Health Services Technology Certificate, State Tested Nurse Assistant

Health Services Technology Certificate, Surgical Technology

Health Services Technology Degree

Human Services Degree

Humanities Electives

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Identification Cards, Student


Independent Study

Industrial Design Certificate

Industrial Technology Certificate, Advanced Manufacturing

Industrial Technology Certificate, CNC Operations and Programming

Industrial Technology Certificate, Electrical Maintenance

Industrial Technology Certificate, Industrial Design

Industrial Technology Certificate, Manufacturing Tool and Die

Industrial Technology Degree, Integrated Engineering

Industrial Technology Degree, Manufacturing Technolog Operations Management

Information Commons

Information Technology Certificate, Microsoft Applications

Information Technology Degree, Networking

Information Technology Degree, Software Development

Insurance, Student Health

Insurance, Liability

Insurance, Medical

Integrated Engineering, Industrial Technology Degree

International Students

International Transcripts

Intramural Sports

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Job Competency, Guarantee

Judicial System

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Lab Fees

Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Degree

Law Enforcement Fastrack, Criminal Justice Degree

Learning Disability Assessment

Length of Curriculum

Liability Insurance

Liberal Arts Focus, Associate of Arts Degree


Loans, Student

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Mandatory Placement Guidelines

Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Ohio

Manufacturing Tool and Die Certificate

Marketing, Business Administration Degree

Mathematics Focus, Associate of Science Degree

Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree

Medical Insurance


Message from the President

Microsoft Applications Certificate

Military, Students Called to Active Duty

Mortuary Science Focus, Associate of Science Degree

Motorcycle Ohio


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Necessities Fund

Network and Computer Resource Use Policy

Networking, Information Technology Degree

Non-Credit Courses

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Nursing Certificate, Practical Nursing

Nursing Degree, Articulation Option

Nursing Degree, Associate Degree Nursing (RN)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree

Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership

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Paralegal Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Paralegal Studies Degree

Paramedic Certificate

Pay to Print

Personal Counseling

Pharmacy Technician

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Philosophy Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

Physical Facilities

Physical Therapist Assistant Degree

Police Academy Certificate

Police Academy, Law Enforcement Degree

Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO)

Posting Policy

Practical Nursing Certificate

Pre-Professional Studies Focus, Associate of Science Degree


President's Letter

Prior Learning Credit

Proctoring Services

Program 60

Project Management Certificate

Psychology Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

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Radiological Sciences Degree

Readmission Procedure

Real Estate Certificate


Re-Directions Advising

Refund Policy

Registered Nursing Degree

Registered Nursing Articulation Option


Retaliation Policy


Respiratory Care Degree

Return/Repayment of Financial Aid Funds

Rollerblades and Skateboards

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Safety and Security


Second Degree

Selective Service Requirements

Seniors to Sophomores (S2S)

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Skateboards & Rollerblades

SkillsMax Center

Small Business Development Center

Smoking Policy

Social Science Electives

Social Work Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Sociology Focus, Associate of Arts Degree

Software Development, Information Technology Degree

Special Academic Policies

Specialized Supportive Services

Stalking Policy

State Tested Nurse Assistant Certificate

Student Code of Conduct

Student Email Accounts

Student Employment

Student Grievance Procedures

Student Identification Cards

Student Loans

Student Success and Transition Center

Student Success Coaches

Student Union

Students Called to Active Military Duty

Surgical Technology Certificate

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TEAS V Assessment

Tech Prep

Tickets, Theatre

TOEFL Assessment


Transcripts, International

Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)

Transfer Credit

Transfer Module

Transient Students

TRIO Student Support Services



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Undeclared Status

Urban Center

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Veteran's Benefits

Video Production, Visual Communications Media and Technology Degree

Visual Communications Media and Technology Certificate

Visual Communications Media and Technology Degree, Graphic Design

Visual Communications Media and Technology Degree, Video Production


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Withdrawing From a Course

Workforce Partnership

Workstudy Job

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