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COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF

BEAVER COUNTY SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO

ADMISSIONS GUIDE 2017 - 2018 CCBC.EDU


WELCOME TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY

SEEING IS BELIEVING.

CCBC is the place where you can fly high, touch a life, get promoted, crack the case, experiment, and get the job. We are focused on you – the student - whether you’re just getting started, finishing what you started, or starting over.

SEE FOR YOURSELF.


CCBC AT A GLANCE: MEET VANESSA Hello! My name is Vanessa Roma and I am a proud 2017 graduate of CCBC. My major was Digital Media Design. I went to Aliquippa Jr./Sr. High School and came to CCBC having already earned dual enrollment credit that transferred. Some of my favorite things about CCBC are the campus because it’s just the right size, the Titan Café because there is always amazing food, and the faculty because they are knowledgeable and supportive. After graduation, I transferred to continue my studies. I eventually want to earn my Master’s Degree, and CCBC helped me see my potential!

Vanessa Roma 2017 Graudate, Digital Media Design


LOCATIONS MAIN CAMPUS 1 Campus Drive Monaca, PA 15061 724-480-2222 1-800-335-0222

AVIATION SCIENCES CENTER 125 Cessna Drive Beaver Falls, PA 15010 724-480-3600

CCBC at PARKWAY WEST Parkway West Career & Technology Center 7101 Steubenville Pike Oakdale, PA 15071

CCBC at WESTERN AREA CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER 688 Western Ave Canonsburg, PA 15317


WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF? CCBC offers flexible class schedules, caring faculty, small class sizes, and low tuition so you can earn a certificate or degree to find a new career or transfer to a four-year university. In fact, with over 600 transfer agreements in place with colleges and universities both locally and nationally, you can start here and go anywhere. Any program with the acronym TAOC indicates that this particular CCBC major is a Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (TAOC) approved Associate Degree program allowing you to take your credits with you to any participating institution after graduation. For more information, visit www.PAcollegetransfer.com.


YOU CAN FLY. WELCOME TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY

SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO.

CCBC is the place where you can fly high, touch a life, get promoted, crack the case, experiment, and get the job. We are focused on you – the student- whether you’re just getting started, finishing what you started, or starting over.

AT CCBC, YOU CAN SUCCEED.


SCHOOL OF

AVIATION SCIENCES #1 Aviation Program in PA Do you want to see the world? Do you have a need for speed? Enroll in one of our nationally recognized Aviation programs to discover how you can soar every day that you go to work. Climb into the tower or take the controls as you learn hands-on from our experienced instructors at the CCBC Aviation Sciences Center located at the Beaver County Airport in Chippewa Township. In just two years, you will earn an associate degree, and be on your way to a career with the FAA or major airlines.

CHOOSE FROM Aerospace Management Air Traffic Control Aviation Instructor (certificate) Professional Pilot Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Aviation Academy for High School Students


SCHOOL OF

BUSINESS, ARTS, SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY Industry-approved Process Technology Program Can you be the boss? Do you want to make the world a better place? Enroll in one of our Business, Arts, Sciences, or Technology programs to gain sought after skills that will help you excel in the corporate world, lab, kitchen, cracker plant, or classroom as well as behind the computer screen and artist easel. In two years or less, you’ll be ready to go work or transfer to a partner college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree.

CHOOSE FROM Business

Accounting Accounting Specialist (certificate) Business Administration (TAOC) Business Management Business Operations (certificate) Entrepreneurship (certificate and degree) Human Resource Assistant (certificate) Human Resource Management Media Communications Office Technology - Administrative Professional Office Technology – Microsoft Office Specialist (certificate) Office Technology - Medical Administrative Professional (certificate and degree) Workforce Preparation (certificate)

Culinary Arts

Cook’s Assistant (certificate) Culinary Arts (degree and certificate) Culinary Arts Management

Education

Early Learning and Development (ELD) Education: PreK-4 (TAOC) Education Preparation - Secondary Level (grades 7-12) Upper Elementary - Middle Level Education (grades 4-8)

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biological Sciences (TAOC) Communication (TAOC) English (TAOC) Environmental Science (TAOC) Fine Arts (TAOC) History (TAOC) Humanities Liberal Studies Natural Science Psychology (TAOC) Social Science Social Work (TAOC) Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Teacher’s Certification in Yoga

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Criminal Justice Criminal Justice – Transfer (TAOC) Homeland Security (certificate) Investigation and Protection (certificate) Police Technology (certificate and degree) Criminal Justice Academy for High School Students

Technologies

Building Trades Technology Cisco Networking (certificate) Computer Support Specialist (certificate) Cybersecurity Engineering Nanotechnology Specialization (certificate) Networking Process Technology Robotics and Intelligent Systems Server Virtualization (certificate) Visual Communications - Digital Media Design Visual Communications - Web Design (certificate and degree) Web Programming (certificate and degree) STEM Academy for High School Students


YOU CAN EXPERIMENT.


YOU CAN CARE. WELCOME TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY

SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO.

CCBC is the place where you can fly high, touch a life, get promoted, crack the case, experiment, and get the job. We are focused on you – the student- whether you’re just getting started, finishing what you started, or starting over.

AT CCBC, YOU CAN SUCCEED.


SCHOOL OF

NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH #1 Practical Nursing Program in PA Do you want to save a life? Do you want to help the doctor make a diagnosis? Enroll in one of our School of Nursing and Allied Health degree or certificate programs to find the healthcare career that’s just right for you. Learn hands-on from our caring and knowledgeable faculty in state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, local hospitals, and additional clinical sites. Soon you will be on your way to a successful future in jobs that make a difference every day.

CHOOSE FROM Health Science

Practical Nursing

Multiskilled Health Technician

Radiologic Technology

ADN Nursing

Health Academy for High School Students


ACCREDITATION CCBC is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The accreditation attests that the Commission on Higher Education considers our institution to be offering its students the educational opportunities implied by its objectives. Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools 3624 Market Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-2680 Phone: 267-284-5000 Fax: 215-662-5501

www.msche.org


ADULT LEARNERS Are you an adult student just starting college or picking up where you left off?

AT CCBC, WE OFFER:

We understand that your decision to return to college is a major one. You’re not alone – adult students are now returning to school in larger numbers. In fact, adult students account for more than 40% of students in higher education. Don’t worry! We’re here to guide you and support you all the way to graduation day.

One of the lowest tuition rates in the region

College credit for life experiences outside the classroom

Peresonal guidance throughout the admissions and registration processes

Day, evening, online, blended, and weekend class schedules

Academic planning and career goal advisement

Evening hours to accommodate your work schedule

Job search, resume writing, and cover letter assistance

Onsite bachelor’s degree completion through a partnership with

Hundreds of transfer agreements with four-year colleges and

Franklin University universities


YOU CAN start over.


YOU CAN GET AHEAD.


CCBC IN

HIGH SCHOOL Save time and money. You can get a head start on your higher education goals and start earning college credits now! We offer several options for high school students, including Dual Enrollment, College in High School, and an Aviation Academy, Health Academy, STEM Academy, and Criminal Justice Academy. Some Dual Enrollment students may even qualify for financial aid assistance through scholarships and Pell Grants, which means you can earn college credits for little or no cost. Visit: www.ccbc.edu/HighSchool or contact your guidance counselor to get started.

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ACADEM Y I Can Protect And Serve.


YOU CAN GET INVOLVED.


CAMPUS LIFE Our campus is buzzing with activity at every turn. Whether you’re athletically, technologically, politically, or socially inclined,

YOU CAN SEE YOURSELF HERE!

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

STUDENT SERVICES

ON-CAMPUS FACILITIES

Student Government Association

Career Center

Learning Lab

Intramural Sports

Counseling

Public Library

Clubs and Organizations

Supportive Services (Disabilities)

Tutor Center

NJCAA Athletics

Student Veterans Office

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Men’s Basketball

GED Testing

Titan Café

Women’s Basketball

Gymnasium & Fitness Facility

Volleyball

Student Lounge

Women’s Softball

Men’s Cross Country

Women’s Cross Country

Titans Cheerleaders


YOU CAN AFFORD IT.


TUITION

MAKING THE GRADE PAYS

Beaver County resident

$156 per credit

Pennsylvania resident ( Outside Beaver County)

$312 per credit

Out-of-State resident

$468 per credit

*Tuition and fees for each academic year beginning in the fall semester are established by the College’s Board of Trustees and are based upon residency. Additional fees may apply for certain courses or programs. FINANCIAL AID Approximately 70% of CCBC students receive financial aid in the form of grants and loans. Apply for aid online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Our school code is 006807. PENNSYLVANIA HIGHER EDUCATION ASSISTANCE AGENCY (PHEAA) The PHEAA State Grant program is a gift aid program based on financial need. PHEAA will send you an estimated award notice; however; your award is contingent upon meeting certain criteria. For more information, visit www.pheaa.org. AID FOR VETERANS CCBC is committed to assisting veterans, guard members, and reservists in receiving their military benefits, transitioning into college life, and supporting their academic success. Additionally, our Student Veterans Office provides supportive services to veterans, active duty military members and their families. Visit ccbc.edu/veterans to learn more.

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS Did you know? We offer a full-tuition scholarship to the top students in each senior class of every school district in Beaver County. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded each year to students residing in Beaver County who have graduated from a Beaver County high school in the top 10% of their class. The scholarship covers tuition and fees for the fall and spring semesters and has second year renewal opportunity. ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS We offer athletic scholarships. For more information, contact our Athletics Department at 724.480.3362. CCBC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS The CCBC Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for both programs and books, as well as, endowed scholarships in trust from our generous donors. For more information, visit ccbc.edu/CCBCFoundationScholarships.


YOU CAN GET STARTED.

CCBC ADMISSIONS CHECKLIST GET ACCEPTED. IT’S GUARANTEED! All applicants are accepted. CCBC has an open-door admissions policy, allowing any student with the desire and determination to pursue higher education to do it. Certain programs have specific admission requirements. Please schedule an appointment with our admissions staff to learn more about your program of interest by calling 724-480-3504.

GET ENROLLED. IT’S JUST FIVE EASY STEPS! 1. Submit an admissions application. Apply free online at ccbc.edu/ApplyOnline. Work with your high school/college counselor to submit any that apply: • •

Official high school transcript or GED scores, SAT and/or ACT scores Official college transcripts

2. Mail transcripts to: CCBC’s Information and Registration Center, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061 3. Apply for financial aid and scholarships. • Complete the FAFSA online at fafsa.ed.gov. • Check out ccbc.edu/scholarships. 4. Determine your college readiness. Visit ccbc.edu/placement. 5. Register for classes and pay tuition.

GET PREPARED. IMPORTANT FIRST STEPS!

GET CONNECTED. STAY INFORMED!

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Get a Student ID. Attend New Student Orientation. Sign-up for RAVE to receive emergency alerts and notifications. Get plugged in to technology on campus by using your CCBC email account, exploring the MyCCBC portal, and checking out the online learning system Blackboard. Mark the first day of class on your calendar.

Wireless Campus Blackboard My CCBC (my.ccbc.edu) Titan Talk Newsletter Emergency Notification System (alerts.ccbc.edu) Social Media • facebook.com/CCBCedu • twitter.com/CCBCedu • youtube.com/CCBCeduPA • instagram.com/ccbcedu • ccbcedu.wordpress.com


READY TO SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO? WE ARE, TOO! For more information, answers to your questions, or to schedule a campus tour, contact the Information and Registration Center at 724-480-3504 or email admissions@ccbc.edu.


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Revised: September 2017

CCBC Admissions Guide 2017-2018  

Located in Monaca, Pennsylvania, just 40 miles west of downtown Pittsburgh, Community College of Beaver County is the partnership college, n...