Oct 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2019-2020 Catalog

How to Use This Catalog

The 2019-2020 edition of the East Central College Catalog is prepared for students, faculty, staff, partner institutions and others seeking information about the programs, policies, procedures and employees of the College. The most current and accurate information, as of the posting date of this catalog, is included.

Students should check with an academic advisor or the Academic Programs  link for the most current information regarding program and degree requirements.

The catalog is organized to assist the reader. A brief description of the sections of the catalog and the information contained in each is provided below:

The President’s Welcome  and About the College   will introduce the reader to East Central College - our mission, vision and purposes statements; information about our stakeholders; a list of our locations; accreditation information, the academic calendar and Student Consumer Information. Information on college governance can be found in the Board of Trustees section.

The Academic Programs   section provides the reader a direct link to the most current semester by semester program of study for each of the degree areas offered by the college. The next section, Instruction   and Course Descriptions  , describes the organization of the instructional divisions by academic discipline and includes the official course descriptions.

The Academic Policies  section provides information to the student and other institutions on many of the academic policies of the college, including Academic Policies . A listing of the Academic Programs  follows; this section also includes information on the various degree requirements in a semester by semester course recommendations and a description of the distance education options. In addition, the college’s General Education Core Coursework is detailed in this section; all students receiving a degree from East Central College will have a general education requirement associated with the degree type. The program listing section also includes information on program location.

The next four sections of the catalog are of particular interest to students seeking to enroll at East Central College. Admissions  , Tuition & Fees   , Financial Aid  , and Assessment and Course Placement  provide important information for incoming students. Included is detailed information on enrollment processes, how to apply for financial aid, the tuition and fees schedule and the incoming student assessment process.Information on how the college supports students in their academic endeavors is found in the Support Services   section of the catalog.

Information about the various services available at each of the college locations is in the Rolla Location and Services   section.

Student Clubs and Organizations   provides the reader information about the college’s clubs and organizations, student newspaper, student government and other activities and events on campus. Information on the campus athletic programs is included.

East Central College offers programming in Adult and Community Education through the Adult and Community Education  .

Community Resources  describes various groups, boards and associations comprised of community members that support the work of the college, including the Patrons of the Arts programming. Personnel Listings   include names, positions and other information about the employees of the college.

College Contacts   includes specific information on who to call about specific areas within the college. A Glossary   is included to assist the reader.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and individuals with whom the Board of Trustees and College officials do business are hereby notified that East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Wendy Hartmann, Human Resources Director, Donald Shook Student Center, telephone number 636-584-6710 or hrnotice@eastcentral.edu.

Inquiries/concerns regarding civil rights compliance as it relates to student programs and services may be directed to the Heath Martin, Vice President of Student Development, 131 Buescher Hall, 636-584-6565 or stnotice@eastcentral.edu.

Both offices are located at the ECC main campus located at 1964 Prairie Dell Road, Union, Missouri 63084.


Program Career and Salary Information

Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at East Central College can be found at https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School/Program “East Central College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.