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The Smart Choice quick guide

Choosing to attend college is one of the most important decisions you will make in life. It can open the door to a career you have always wanted with a salary you deserve, or it can help you expand your knowledge or skills in particular areas. A smart choice will set the stage for your success.

Starting your education at Daytona State College has many advantages compared to a university, private college or trade school. In other words, it’s the smart choice. Why? Check out these reasons: More Degree Choices

Exceptional Faculty Small Class Sizes Online Classes



Want a certificate program in one year? Or, want to go further and get an associate degree in two years? We also now offer nine bachelor’s degrees, so you can get your 4-year degree right here. The College is proud of its exceptional faculty dedicated to teaching. Don’t want to get lost in the crowd? Our small class sizes will ensure you get the attention and support you need to succeed. At Daytona State College, you can earn your Associate of Arts/University Transfer degree and many others online anywhere, anytime through our College of Online Studies. Visit us on the Web at online. to choose among hundreds of online and hybrid programs and courses. Just compare! You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the quality education you deserve. Daytona State College offers one of the best education values in the country – unsurpassed academics at an exceptionally low cost. Six campuses over two counties. Flexible schedules. Continuous enrollment. Traditional 15-week semesters as well as accelerated 7-week semesters. Online or on campus. You get the picture.

Transfer to University

Daytona State College graduates who receive an Associate of Arts degree are guaranteed admission as juniors at Florida public universities.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Daytona State College offers Bachelor’s Degree programs In Business Administration, Education and Engineering Technology.

First, 1 Year - Certificate Programs choose your 2 Years - Associate Degrees program 4 Years - Bachelor’s Degrees

1 Year College of Business Administration

Accounting Applications/ Computerized Accounting Technology Operations –Tax Preparation Business Management Business Operations – Entrepreneurship Culinary Operations -Baking and Pastry Specialization Office Management Office Management-Medical Option Office Support (Technical Certificate)

College of Arts, Music and Science

Audio/Recording Technology

College of Health, Human and Public Services

Addictions Studies Specialization Child Care Center Management Specialization Correctional Officer Recruit Training * Dental Assisting * Early Childhood Education Apprentice Emergency Medical Technician * Fire Fighter II * Human Services Assistant Specialization Infant Toddler Specialization Law Enforcement Recruit Training *

Certificate Programs

Massage Therapy * Medical Assisting * Medical Information Coder/Biller * Medical Record Transcribing Nurse Aide and Orderly */** Paramedic * Patient Care Assistant */** Practical Nursing * Pre-School Specialization Public Safety Telecommunication * School Age Specialization Surgical Technology*

College of Engineering Technology and Occupational Programs

Advanced Automotive Technology (Performance Engine Specialization) Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic ** ATB Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology ** ATB AutoCAD Foundations (Architectural) AutoCAD Foundations (Engineering) Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing ** ATB Automotive Service Technology Cable Installation Computer Engineering Technology Cisco (CCNA) Computer Programming Computer Specialist Cosmetology ** ATB Drafting and Design Technology Electrical Apprentice – Non Union Electrical Apprentice – Union

2 Years College of Business Administration

Accounting Technology (AS) Business Administration (AS) Culinary Management (AS) Hospitality Management (AS) Office Administration (AS) Office Administration (Medical Transcription Option) (AS) Paralegal Studies (Legal Assisting) (AS)

College of Arts, Music and Science

Information Technology Administration Information Technology Analysis Information Technology Management Information Technology Support Specialist Information Technology Technician Kitchen and Bath Specialization Machining ** ATB Microcomputer Repairer/Installer Network Communications (LAN) Network Communications (WAN) Network System Developer Plumbing Apprentice - Union Web Development Specialist Welding Technology (Applied) ** ATB Wireless Communications

* All AS degree and certificate programs that are marked with an asterisk (*) are limited access programs. A separate application must be filed with the respective department for these programs. (Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to these programs.) ** No high school diploma required for these programs. ATB – Ability to Benefit programs are programs that do not require a standard high school diploma, but do require that you achieve a minimum score to meet financial aid guidelines and minimum scores to meet program eligibility.

Associate Degrees

Advertising/Public Relations Agriculture Architecture (Pre-) Art (Fine Arts) Astronomy Athletic Training/Sports Medicine Behavioral and Human Sciences General Biology (Botany, Microbiology, Zoology) Chemistry

Clinical/Counseling Communications - General Computer Science Criminal Justice (Criminology) Developmental Psychology Dietetics/Nutrition Digital Media (Animation) Economics and Business - General (Accounting, Economics, Finance, General Business, Management, Marketing) Education - Transfer, General Elementary Education Engineering

For more than 50 years, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of our community and today proudly offers over 160 degree and certificate programs. Our graduates are professionals in health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and much, much more!

Associate Degrees (cont.) English Environmental Science Environmental Science Technology (AS) Exceptional Education Foreign Languages Forensic Science Forestry and Conservation Geography Historical, Political and Global General History Humanities and Arts – General International Relations Journalism Legal Studies Liberal Arts Marine Biology Marine Science Marriage and Family (Relational) (Behavioral & Human Sciences) Math/Statistics Mathematics and Technology General Meteorology Music Production Technology (Audio/Recording) (AS) Performing Arts (Acting/Theatre, Dance, Music) Pharmacy (Pre-) Philosophy Photographic Technology (AS) Photography Political Science Pre-Bachelors of Science Nursing Pre-Law Pre-Professional (Chiropractic (Pre-), Dentist (Pre-), Medicine (Pre-), Physical Therapy (Pre-), Veterinarian (Pre-)) Psychology Public Service - General Radiology (Pre-)

College of Health, Human and Public Services Criminal Justice Technology Bridge (AS) Dental Hygiene (AS) * Early Childhood Education (AS) Emergency Medical Services (AS) * Fire Science Technology (AS) Health Information Management (AS)* Human Services (Addictions Specialization) (AS) Nursing (AS) * Nursing (Transition into Profession) (AS)* Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS) * Physical Therapist Assistant (AS) * Radiography (AS)* Respiratory Care (AS)* Veterinary Technology (Distance Education Program) (AS)

4 Years College of Business Administration

Supervision and Management (BAS)

College of Engineering Technology and Occupational Programs

Religion Science - General Secondary Biology Education Secondary Earth/Space Science Education Secondary Math Education Social Psychology Social Work Sociology Television/Radio Broadcasting Undecided

College of Education

Architectural and Building Technology (AS) Computer Engineering Technology (AS) Computer Information Technology (AS) Computer Programming and Analysis (Software Engineering Technology) (AS) Drafting and Design Technology (CAD) (AS) Electronics Engineering Technology (AS) Industrial Management Technology (AS) Interior Design Technology (AS) Internet Services Technology (AS) Networking Services Technology (AS) Simulation and Robotics Technology (AS)

Bachelor’s Degrees

Elementary Education (K-6) (BS) Exceptional Education (K-12) (BS) Secondary Biology Education (6-12) (BS) Secondary Earth/Space Science Education (6-12) (BS) Secondary Mathematics Education (6-12) (BS)

College of Engineering Technology and Occupational Programs

Engineering Technology (BS) Engineering Technology – Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration (BS) Engineering Technology – Information Systems Technology Concentration (BS)

The Affordable Choice

You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the quality education you deserve. Daytona State College offers one of the best education values in the country – unsurpassed academics at an exceptionally low cost. Most students calculate the cost of a college education by the amount of tuition and fees charged, plus the cost of books and supplies. It’s easy to see why attending Daytona State is such a smart, affordable choice.

Fla. Private University

Fla. Public University

Cost per credit hour (associate level) – Florida resident



Cost per year (30 credits, associate level) – Florida resident



Cost for a 4-year bachelor’s degree



Daytona State College**

$103 $3,075 $12,968

* These costs are estimated based on current information on university websites. ** Rates for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Getting Financial Aid Applying for financial aid is not as complicated as you may think! Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and indicate that you are planning to attend Daytona State College. Daytona State College’s Title IV School Code is 001475. This application is required to determine eligibility for all sources of federal financial aid. Please access FAFSA on the Web at to complete your application. FAFSA worksheets are available in the Financial Aid Services Office on the Daytona Beach Campus and on branch campuses.

Now Enroll!

It’s quick, it’s easy and if you follow these eight simple steps, you’ll be enrolled in classes and ready to go! 1. Apply for Admission

Complete an application for admission on campus in Admissions or anywhere you have Internet access at Request to have your high school or GED transcripts and college transcripts, if any, forwarded to Daytona State College.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

Students should apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Financial Aid is available to students enrolled in an eligible program to assist in meeting educational expenses. Applicants should complete the FAFSA at to determine eligibility. Processing time is 4-6 weeks. Daytona State College scholarships are also available with an online application at

3. Placement Testing

Fulfill placement requirements by taking the PERT for college credit programs or the TABE for vocational credit programs. If you have previous coursework or have taken the CPT, SAT, ACT, AP or IB, please submit official records to Admissions to possibly waive the testing requirement.

4. Academic Advising

Meet with an academic advisor to interpret your placement test scores and discuss program requirements. We recommend meeting with an advisor prior to registering for the first time. Students are also encouraged to register with Career Services at this time.

5. Orientation

Conveniently complete the orientation requirement via FalconNet Online Services at This requires your Login and Personal Identification Number (PIN).

6. Registration

Perform a course search at and then register online via your FalconNet Online Services (Requires Login and PIN) or at any campus Falcon Center. Remember to print your Schedule and Fee Statement to review your bill due date after registering.

7. Pay for Classes

Pay for your classes either online via your FalconNet Online Services or in person at the Office of Student Accounts at any campus. REMEMBER – you are not officially registered until you have paid in full.

8. Get Your Student I.D., Parking Decal, and Books

It’s just that simple!

College Life Just because you’re serious about your future doesn’t mean you can’t be serious about having fun getting there. Daytona State College has more than 40 clubs and organizations, five NJCAA athletic teams, world-class entertainment venues and museums, and unique facilities containing everything from fine dining to cosmetology. Create friendships, experience culture, arts, even high cuisine, and develop valuable leadership and organizational skills that will serve you the rest of your life.

Student Clubs & Activities

Meet other students who share common interests by taking advantage of programs such as leadership workshops and retreats, entertainment events and lectures. Earn scholarships by taking on leadership roles in various student clubs and organizations. Find out about graduation ceremonies, off-campus housing and student clubs and organizations, or enjoy a game of pingpong or foosball between classes.

Culture & Entertainment

Daytona State College provides a wide range of cultural programs including dance, drama, instrumental music and choral/vocal music. There is a full schedule of programming for the fall and spring semesters of the Daytona State College Symphonic Band, Civic Orchestra and Choral Concerts, plays (dramatic and musical) and dance productions. Admission is free for students at most events when you present your Daytona State College ID card. Events are held on campus and at the News-Journal Center.


Café 101 is a teaching café and kitchen operated entirely by Daytona State College students, who are gaining hands-on experience in an actual restaurant setting on our Daytona Beach campus under the direction of our chef instructors. Open to the public, Café 101 offers a fine dining environment with a fixed-price menu.


Have fun and get fit. Improve your mind, body and spirit at the L. Gale Lemerand Health, Wellness and Education Center, which houses the Lemerand Aquatic and Fitness centers. These facilities are available to currently enrolled students for a nominal fee. In addition to the Aquatic and Fitness Centers, the Lemerand Center also is home to the Falcons’ 1,000seat gymnasium.


During the past four years, the Daytona State College athletic teams have won eight combined state academic titles. Daytona State College’s NJCAA Division I varsity athletic program includes men’s basketball and baseball, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, and women’s basketball, golf and fast-pitch softball. If you compare our facilities to other state colleges around the country, you will find that we have some of the best athletic, wellness and training resources available. The College provides its students with an all-around sports complex, including the L. Gale Lemerand Health, Wellness and Community Education Center, indoor pool with diving boards, two top-notch playing fields and a field house. The coaches and staff are as committed to excellence in the classroom as they are to winning in the pool, on the court, field or golf course.

Unique Features The Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center provides college-wide learning assistance and support to Daytona State College classes. ASC services are designed to help students develop the educational skills and strategies essential for academic achievement while supporting the faculty through the delivery of instruction and supplemental learning resources critical to their curricula. The Center welcomes all students and offers a variety of programs and services to maximize academic success. In addition to technologymediated learning, the ASC offers peer and professional tutoring, online tutoring, and supplemental instruction. Available on all campuses, each Center is a multimedia facility that is designed to supplement classroom teaching and learning activities. Together, the faculty and staff of the Academic Support Center are committed to enhancing your success as a student.

College Writing Center

When you visit the College Writing Center, you’ll get highly individualized assistance with your writing -- on any subject and at any stage in the writing process. Whether it’s for a course, personal project, resumé, or scholarship essay, we’ll listen to your needs and help you find and further develop your strengths as a writer. This free service is offered to all Daytona State College students.

Florida Online

Your classroom can be wherever you are! Through the Florida Online system, students may obtain degrees and certificates with few or no campus visits required. Currently, students may obtain an AA, BAS, or BSET degree online. Totally online courses are conducted via the Internet, with instructor contact made through emails, discussions, chat sessions, and other communication technologies. Florida Online also offers courses that are partially online. These are courses that require both online sessions and campus visits. Time on campus varies from 25 to 75 percent of the total course hours.

Fast Facts Founded: 1957 – Florida’s first comprehensive community college. Location: Six campuses located throughout Volusia and Flagler counties – Daytona Beach, DeLand, Deltona, Flagler/Palm Coast and New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater. Enrollment: 36,000+ annually from more than 40 countries. Classes: Day, night, online – flexible to your needs. Average Class Size: 29 – ensures personalized attention. Entertainment: • Just minutes from the World’s Most Famous Beach • Home to the world-famous Daytona 500...the Great American Race • Fishing, golf, magnificent parks, marine and wildlife preserves • Headquarters of the Ladies Professional Golf Association and the U.S. Tennis Association • Winter refuge of the Florida manatee

An ideal setting for anyone who enjoys the sun, the beach and fun!

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Campus


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Call our admissions office at (386) 506-3059 or visit


DeLand Campus

Edgewater/ New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna BeachEdgewater Campus

17 92 Deltona Campus

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Campus Locations Advanced Technology College

DeLand Campus

Flagler/Palm Coast Campus

1770 Technology Blvd.

1155 County Road 4139

3000 Palm Coast Parkway SE

Daytona Beach, FL 32124

DeLand, FL 32724

Palm Coast, FL 32137

(386) 506-4100

(386) 785-2000

(386) 246-4800

Daytona Beach Campus

Deltona Campus

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

2351 Providence Blvd.

New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater Campus

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Deltona, FL 32725

940 Tenth St.

(386) 506-3000

(386) 789-7300

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (386) 423-6300

Daytona State College assures equal opportunity in employment and education services to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, political affiliation or belief, or marital status. Daytona State is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone number (404) 679-4500, website: to award two-year associate of arts, associate of science degrees, bachelor of applied science in supervision and management, a bachelor of science in education degree, and a bachelor of science in engineering technology degree. (386) 506-3059 A member of the Florida College System

Daytona State College Travel Piece  

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Daytona State College Travel Piece  

A booklet featuring highlights of Daytona State College for recruitment purposes.