Oct 18, 2019  
2011-2012 Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Programs of Study


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS)

The Bachelor's degree consists of 120 credit hours. The first 60 are general education courses and degree prerequisites. The additional 60 hours consist of courses specific to your major.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN)

The Bachelor's degree consists of 120 credit hours. The first 60 are general education courses and degree prerequisites. The additional 60 hours consist of courses specific to your major.

BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE (BAS)

The Bachelor's degree consists of 120 credit hours. The first 60 are general education courses and degree prerequisites. The additional 60 hours consist of courses specific to your major.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS (AA)

The Associate in Arts degree in Florida consists of 60 credit hours in two main parts:  the general education core and bachelor’s degree program prerequisites. The 36 credit hour general education core is outlined by the Florida Department of Education, and consists of the following five areas of concentration: Communication, Mathematics, Social  Sciences, Humanities, and Natural  Sciences. The  remaining 24 credit hours constitute program prerequisites, which should be chosen by  the student based on  the entrance requirements of  the Edison State bachelor’s degree program, or other college or university bachelor’s degree program, to which the student will transfer.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (AS)

Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree

  1. Earn the required semester hours for the degree with a cumulative 2.00 GPA.
  2. Complete all non-course requirements, if applicable.
  3. Successfully complete 25% of the required degree course work at Edison State College.
  4. Fulfill all obligations to Edison State.
  5. Meet all deadlines pertaining to graduation.
  6. Earn a grade of  “C” or higher in English composition and mathematics courses required  for the degree.

General Education Requirement in all Associate in Science Degree Programs

The Florida Department of Education requires completion of a minimum of fifteen (15) semester hours in the general education core curriculum in the subject areas of communication, mathematics,  social sciences, humanities, and natural  sciences, which also meets the criteria of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools  Commission on Colleges. English and math courses must meet the requirements adopted by the State Board of Education  in  Rule 6A,  Florida Administrative Code (FAC), and the Board of Governors. No physical education credit will be included in the general education block of credit. Additionally, Administrative Rule 6A indicates students must earn a grade of "C" or better in English and mathematics.

Limited Admissions AS Degree Programs

The Associate of Science Degree programs in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Radiologic Technology, Cardiovascular Technology, Opticianry, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Emergency Medical Services Technology are selective admissions programs. Admission to the College does not automatically admit a student to these programs of study. Application should be made to the College as well as application for admission to the program  of study. Such applications for admission to the program of study are available by calling (239) 489-9255. Application information for the Emergency Medical Services Technology Program is available by calling (239) 489-9392.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Division of Professional and Technical Studies Course Clusters

What are the course clusters?

A record of completion (Certificate) will be issued for various course clusters, signifying that the student has satisfactorily completed a series of courses  that develop specified  skills. The Certificate provides employers with documentation for employment or for professional development. Information on course requirements is available in the Division Office and in the Advising Office. These clusters are specifically designed to upgrade job skills and provide college coursework for those not ready to commit to a full degree program.

Courses in most clusters are the same courses required for the particular associate degree or Technical Certificate of Credit and apply toward the degree or technical certificate, unless otherwise indicated.

Note: Only students who declare a major as specified in the Edison State catalog are eligible to receive federal financial aid. Students who are pursuing a course cluster and are not degree-seeking students are typically not eligible for this assistance.

Specific requirements for each certificate program of study must be followed. In addition, students must accomplish the following requirements:

Requirements for completion of a certificate program:

  1. Earn the minimum required semester hours for the certificate with a cumulative 2.00 GPA.
  2. Complete all non-course requirements, if applicable.
  3. Successfully complete a minimum of 25% of the required certificate course work at Edison State College.
  4. Fulfill all obligations to Edison State.
  5. Meet all deadlines pertaining to graduation.

PROGRAMS WITH PARTNER COLLEGES (AS DEGREES and CERTIFICATES)

In accordance with Florida Statutes (F.S. 1007.22), Edison State College has established formal agreements with regionally accredited education institutions to increase access to higher education in the Edison State College service area.