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Why Daytona State? Ask any of our students or alumni why they chose Daytona State College and they’ll probably tell you how it was just what they needed, wherever they were in life. Close to home, affordable, great programs, top-notch faculty, academic support, smooth transition to universities, outstanding bachelor’s degree programs and fun things to do on campus. Those are just some of the reasons you’ll hear. Bottom line, students choose Daytona State because it’s a good fit, and a smart one at that.

daytona state college Founded: 1957 – Florida’s first comprehensive community college.

When you enroll at DSC, we’ll help you create a personalized academic plan that’s perfect for you, one that starts you off with a great foundation and allows you to grow on your pathway toward program completion.

Locations: Seven sites throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. Enrollment: Approximately 25,000 annually. Classes: Day, night, online – flexible to your needs. Average Class Size: attention.

21– ensures personalized

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 NASCAR • Winter refuge of the Florida manatee An ideal setting for anyone who enjoys the sun, the beach and fun!

TAKE A CAMPUS TOUR • CALL (386) 506-4471

It’s an exciting time to be at Daytona State College. As a student in one of Florida’s highest ranked public colleges, you’ll find a dynamic collegiate experience that’s centered on you. Our dedicated faculty and staff will provide support and guidance throughout your journey, and along the way, you’ll also find opportunities to broaden your horizons with art and cultural exhibits, guest speakers and extracurricular activities and organizations that round out your college life. I invite you to consider Daytona State College as the first choice for YOUR college education. • 100+ programs in growing career fields such as Cybersecurity, Engineering Technology, Hospitality & Culinary Management, Business Management, Healthcare and more! • Earn your associate degree (AA or AS) in two years and then maximize your potential with a Bachelor’s degree right here. An education from DSC pays off – the average salary for our 2016/17 bachelor degree graduates is $49,104!

• Or seamlessly transfer to a 4-year university. Join the thousands of DSC students who transferred through the DirectConnecttm to UCF program, and check out our new 2+2 agreement with guaranteed admission to UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. • Ready to get right to work? Choose from programs that take one year or less to complete and give you the specialized skills you need to earn more and advance your career. Interested? Take a campus tour and see for yourself—you won’t be disappointed. Daytona State College is focused on student success and engagement, and we welcome you to join us. Please feel free to contact us at with any questions, and let us help you take that first step towards a brighter future. Your success matters!

Dr. Tom LoBasso, President


Student Life Being serious about your future should also mean being serious about having fun along the way. Your Daytona State education can go well beyond your coursework. Through our many student clubs and activities, you can develop your talents and explore new passions while creating unique opportunities for friendship, learning and leadership. Become a part of our active Student Government Association, or join one of the clubs related to your academic discipline. Show your talent in a stage play or on an intramural sports team. See the world with classmates on a study abroad excursion, or write for our award-winning student newspaper, InMotion. The diverse student activities at DSC offer experiences you will draw on and cherish for years to come. With more than 50 clubs and organizations, there’s a club to match every interest—the only question is, which will you choose? And if you don’t find anything you like, you can start your own club or organization!

L. Gale Lemerand Student Center At the center of student life you’ll discover the L. Gale Lemerand Student Center, which opened March 2019. The state-of-the-art building was designed to be a welcoming and exciting place, and has quickly become the heart of the Daytona Beach Campus. You’ll find amenities and services that engage students with expanded student life opportunities and academic support programs. One of the most popular places is Mori’s Café, where you can grab a muffin and beverage before heading to class, or stop by the dining area for fresh and delicious meals, sandwiches, pizza, soup, salad and more. Looking for a place to study? Private and group study rooms are available on every floor, and you can even reserve a conference room. Other study and support areas include the Library, Writing Center, computer lab and the Academic Support Center. Specialists in Career Services are ready to help you find the perfect match with employers looking to hire DSC students and alumni. After all that studying, take a break, relax and have some fun! The second floor is where you and your friends can play foosball, ping pong and video games, or just hang out. Research shows that students who engage in a dynamic college experience tend to be more successful, so take advantage of everything we have to offer in YOUR student center.


Check out some of our newest programs Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing is one of three specializations students can choose from within the AS in Engineering Technology program.

Hospitality Beverage Science The Hospitality Beverage Science program, the only one of its kind in Florida, is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the craft brewing, hospitality or culinary industry.

Database Technology The Database Technology program prepares students for employment in the database development industry starting from database design, database management, database tuning, database development, reporting and recovery.

Optician Technology (starting Jan. 2020) This program prepares students to work in the eye care field as dispensing opticians. Students will gain clinical skills in DSC’s modern clinic and dispensary and also learn how to manufacturing eyewear in a state-of-the-art on-site laboratory.

Surgical Technology Surgical technologists are an integral part of the surgical team. They function under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure a safe operating room environment, that equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.

Let’s get started Get from start to finish, your way. With more than 100 programs to choose from, we have one that’s right for you. Each is designed to help you move ahead on your career pathway with flexible opportunities for employment.

1 Year or less

Certificate Programs Get started on a new career with specialized training that you can finish in one year or less. Our certificate programs can help you gain entry-level employment in a wide variety of fields. Certificate (college credit) and applied technology diploma credits also can go toward an associate of science (AS) degree as you continue your path to greater career opportunities.

2 Years

Associate Degrees Daytona State College associate degree students can explore exciting new pathways to success. Some start with a certificate that will prepare them for entry into their field of interest. From that waypoint, they can move on to an associate of science degree that offers advanced study and opportunities for career enhancement. You can continue after earning your AS or AA degree and transfer into one of our 11 bachelor’s degree programs in supervision and management, engineering and information technology, education or nursing. The AA degree is your key if you’re interested in transferring to a 4-year university.

4 Years

Bachelor’s Degree Our bachelor’s degrees are developed under a 2+2 model. That means you earn your associate degree first, then transition into upper-level baccalaureate studies during your junior and senior years. Many of our bachelor’s degree students take advantage of internships and cooperative education opportunities while in school. It’s why a majority of our four-year graduates land jobs in their field within three months of earning their degrees with an average salary of $49,104.

Apply Today!

Call our Admissions office, (386) 506-3642, or visit To arrange a campus tour, call (386) 506-4471.


Choose your program

Check out the full program listings on these pages, find one that’s right for you, and we’ll help customize your career pathway.

1 year or less

Credits earned in these programs can be applied toward appropriate AS degrees.

AS Certificate (College Credit) Programs Accounting Technology Management Accounting Technology Operations – Tax Preparation Applied Technology Specialist Audio/Recording Technology AutoCAD Foundations (Architectural) AutoCAD Foundations (Engineering) Baking and Pastry Arts Broadcast Television Production Business Management Business Operations - Entrepreneurship Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Computer Programming Culinary Arts Drafting and Design Technology Engineering Technology Support Specialist Hospitality Beverage Science Information Technology Analysis Interior Design Technology - Kitchen and Bath Specialization Marketing, Sales and Service - Entrepreneurship Medical Information Coder/Biller Network Server Administration Office Management Office Support (Technical Certificate) Paramedic Television Studio Production Web Development Specialist

Applied Technology Diploma Emergency Medical Technician

Career Certificate (Vocational Credit) Programs Advanced Welding Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Mechanic Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

Automotive Service Technology Barbering Building Trades and Construction Technology CNC Machining Correctional Officer Recruit Training Cosmetology Dental Assisting Firefighter Florida Law Enforcement Academy Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Nursing Assistant (Long-Term Care) Phlebotomy Practical Nursing Transit Technician I Transit Technician II Transit Technician III Welding Technology (Applied)

ADVANCED TECHNICAL CERTIFICATES For individuals who have already completed a degree (at least an associate degree) and are seeking advanced, specialized preparation in a particular career field to supplement their degree. Construction and Design Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Project Management Web Systems Software Development

1 year plus


Apprenticeship Programs Early Childhood Education Apprentice Electrical Apprentice – Non-Union Electrical Apprentice – Union Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprentice – Union

For additional program-specific information, please refer to the College Catalog at and select “Program Guides.”

2 years ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (Transfer Degree) The AA degree is a general studies degree and is designed for students who wish to transfer to a university in the State University System of Florida. ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREES Prepare for immediate entry into occupations. All general education courses are transferable to the State University System of Florida.

Fire Science Technology Health Information Technology Nursing (Associate Degree) Nursing (Transition Into Profession) Occupational Therapy Assistant Optician Technology (begins Spring 2020) Physical Therapist Assistant Radiography Respiratory Care Surgical Technology

Music, Entertainment and Art

Environmental Science Technology

Digital & Interactive Media Production Music Production Technology (Audio/Recording) Photographic Technology


Technical & Industrial

Agriscience & Natural Resources

Accounting Technology Broadcast Television Production Business Administration Culinary Management Hospitality Management Office Administration - General, Legal and Medical Specializations Paralegal Studies (Legal Assisting)

Health Careers & Public Services Criminal Justice Technology Bridge Dental Hygiene Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Services

Architectural and Building Technology Computer Engineering Technology Computer Information Technology Computer Programming and Analysis (Software Engineering Technology) Database Technology Drafting and Design Technology (CAD) Electronics Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Industrial Management Technology Interior Design Technology Network Systems Technology Simulation and Robotics Technology


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Elementary Education Exceptional Education Secondary Mathematics Education Secondary Biology Education Secondary Earth/Space Science Education Secondary Chemistry Education Secondary Physics Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Electrical Engineering Technology Concentration

Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management Supervision and Management - Hospitality Concentration


Your pathway to university studies Associate of Arts University Transfer Thousands of students who want to earn a bachelor’s degree at DSC or a university earn their two-year Associate of Arts (AA) degree first, right here, close to home. We will help you research the university you plan to attend to ensure your DSC classes fit your intended four-year degree. Earning your AA degree at DSC saves you thousands in tuition and guarantees you’ll be admitted as a junior to Florida’s public universities.

Direct Connecttm to UCF Daytona State AA and select AS degree program students have a clear path to transfer to the University of Central Florida through the nationally recognized DirectConnect to UCF program. DirectConnect guarantees admission to UCF for AA graduates and so much more. We’ve teamed up to add touchpoints that will follow you from your freshman year at DSC through your senior year at UCF to ensure you stay on a path toward success. Along with personalized advising and workshops on academic planning and financial literacy, we’ll help you explore career options and choose a major early in your college studies. It all makes for a smooth transfer to UCF to complete your bachelor’s degree, saving you big on tuition costs.

Daytona State College and the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are proud to announce the creation of a new 2+2 articulation agreement. Put simply, the new agreement states that DSC students who complete certain requirements are guaranteed admission into UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Some of the requirements include completing the foreign language component and passing math, science and economics pre-requisite courses. The DSC to UF transition programs are listed below: • Agricultural Education & Communication

• Entomology & Nematology

• Animal Sciences

• Food & Resource Economics

• Family, Youth & Community Services

• Environmental Management in Agricultural & Natural Resources

• Food Science; Forest Resources & Conservation

• Geomatics Horticultural Sciences

• Natural Resource Conservation

• Plant Sciences

• Soil & Water Sciences

• Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

• Agricultural Operations Management

Quanta-Honors College If you’re a highly motivated student who values academic achievement, Daytona State’s Quanta-Honors College may be the ticket for you. In the Quanta-Honors College, students take all their general education courses in learning community clusters that are integrated around a theme. The classes are challenging, but extensive support is available to help you do well. You will work in small groups and have plenty of time to discuss, explore new ideas and apply these ideas to real-world problems. Plus, the special honors designation on your associate degree will give you a competitive edge when you venture into the job market or transfer to a university to earn your bachelor’s degree.

And there are some awesome perks:

• If you maintain a 3.2 GPA, you’ll get a tuition scholarship of 10 percent in each semester you take qualifying classes. • We have an all-iPad classroom, so we give you most of your books electronically – for free. • You can transfer automatically to Stetson University, Eckerd College or the Burnett Honors College of the University of Central Florida. They have special financial aid packages, and some of them cover 100 percent of your tuition and fees.


Daytona State College Online Daytona State is a national leader in online program offerings. In fact, our online bachelor’s degrees in supervision and management, engineering technology and information technology have been rated among the nation’s best for six years running. More than 11,000 students enroll in an online course at DSC every year. This year, these online program offerings also were rated the most affordable in the nation for in-state students. Earn a degree or certificate with few or no campus visits required, including an online Associate of Arts university transfer degree.

Online Studies Student Benefits From Online Courses

• Convenience - courses taught in 15 and 7.5-week, and 10 and 6-week summer periods. • Reduces time students must spend on campus. • Allows students to complete coursework at home. • Students become comfortable with technology and digital tools found in the workplace.

Support For Students

• Online tutoring through the Academic Support Center • 24/7 technical support help desk • Online academic advising • Electronic library services • Online writing help through the DSC/UCF Writing Center

On average, nearly


of DSC students take at least one online course each year.

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GET THERE FASTER! At DSC, we know a thing or two about how to help our students stay on track. Our On-Time plans give you a clear path to get the right classes and graduate on time with your Associate of Arts university transfer degree. You decide whether you want to complete your degree in TWO years or THREE and we’ll help you make sure it happens.



We’re here to help Daytona State College makes it easy to attend class and achieve your goals by giving you help when you need it. Think of us as a team of professionals with a common goal: your success.

Advising Academic advisors are ready to help you from the day you first enroll in classes all the way to graduation. They’re here to help you stay on track and ensure you choose the classes that are most appropriate for your intended major.

Counseling Daytona State counselors are licensed and experienced mental health professionals who can provide confidential short-term counseling services to students and link them to local community mental health professionals for long-term counseling, treatment or therapeutic intervention.

The Academic Support Center The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides college-wide learning support to all DSC students by helping develop the educational skills and strategies that are essential for academic achievement. In addition to technology-mediated learning and supplemental instruction, the ASC offers face-to-face and online peer and professional tutoring. These multimedia facilities are available on all campuses.

Library Daytona State College Library Services provides you with reliable information resources you need to be successful. (Our two physical facilities in Daytona Beach and DeLand house thousands of print titles which can be delivered to any campus, while our extensive online resources provide 24/7 access to millions of e-books, streaming videos, and full-text articles.) You can also get help from professional librarians during all hours of operation in-person, by phone or live chat. For more information, please visit our website at

The Writing Center When you visit the Writing Center, you’ll receive highly individualized assistance with your writing in any subject and at any stage in the writing process. The Writing Center offers one-on-one, 45 minute appointments available in-person and online to help you develop your strengths as a communicator and writer. Whether it’s for an essay, speech, scholarship application, test prep (i.e. GKT/TEAS), personal writing or digital communications project, we’re here to help. This free service is offered to all DSC students.

Counseling and Accessibility Services Student Accessibility Services provides students with disabilities equal access and equal opportunity to Daytona State classes, educational programs and activities. Advisors work with students individually to determine the appropriate accommodations and support services each student is eligible to receive. Contact Student Accessibility Services prior to enrollment to arrange for any accommodations.

Rabecka Collins Center for Women and Men

“I love working here.

We make

a difference.

We leave here everyday knowing that we’ve

changed someone’s life.”

Here are some of the programs and services we provide for students: Programs

The Center for Women and Men

Childcare Assistance & Student-Parent Support

The Center for Women and Men provides self-esteem building seminars, networking opportunities, group and individual counseling, job-readiness activities and family involvement and support services. Through various programs, qualified students may be eligible to receive financial assistance with tuition, books, uniforms and child care. Here, you also will find assistance such as emergency bus passes, a clothes closet to help you look your best on job interviews, our new Grab ‘n’ Go Food Pantry, a lending library and Fresh Start classes. The Center is an excellent resource for women and men to gain marketable skills and attain economic self-sufficiency through high-wage vocational training. Single parents, displaced homemakers and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply.

Preventative Resources for Survivors of

New Directions - Supplemental Career and

Domestic and/or Dating Violence Technical Program Assistance Free non-credit course for career and technical college preparation


Textbook Lending Library

Professional Clothing Closet

Emergency Transportation Assistance

Falcon Fuel - Grab ‘n’ Go snacks

Food Pantry

Homeless Student Services

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Identify and land your ideal job Daytona State offers you the tools you need to get that job and start your career.

Career Services The Career Services Department provides employment assistance to current students and alumni. We offer support related to your chosen career path, through resumĂŠ writing assistance, interview preparation and job search assistance. Career Services is a valuable resource for you, whether you are not quite sure or if you know the exact career you want to pursue.

Career Exploration Learn about career possibilities, outlooks and potential salaries. A comprehensive career assessment can help you identify the occupations that best align with your interests, skills and values. Take our career interest profiler online or at any campus. To get the most out of the assessment, discuss your results with a career advisor who will talk with you and provide ways for you to get more information on job opportunities and the career pathway that is best for you.

Career Placement & Job Search Assistance Career Services provides complete support for Daytona State College students seeking employment. Whether you are trying to find a temporary job while attending Daytona State, or preparing for your first job in your profession following graduation, we have specialized expertise to help you accomplish your goal. Before you graduate, it is important to prepare for the job search. The job market is competitive and it’s critical that you know how to distinguish yourself above the rest.

Make yourself the most qualified applicant for the job. Resumé and Cover Letter Writing - We will help you build a professional resumé and cover letter, and help you tailor it to the jobs for which you are applying. Adrienne Wilson Bachelor’s of Science

Online Electronic Job Board - Connect with employers that are specifically looking for Daytona State College graduates. Perfect Interview - Practice and sharpen your job interviewing skills with this interactive multimedia tool. Job Fairs - Offered at a variety of campuses throughout the year, as well as host hiring events, individual on-campus interviews with businesses, networking opportunities and more.

Career Services locations Daytona Beach Campus L. Gale Lemerand Student Center (Bldg. 115), Room 224 (386) 506-3073 DeLand Campus Student Services Hall (Bldg. 7), Room 136 (386) 785-2082 Deltona Campus Fathi Hall, Room 205/208 (386) 789-7316 New Smyrna/Edgewater Campus Student Services Hall (Bldg. 1), Room 132 (386) 506-3073 Flagler/Palm Coast Campus James E. Gardner Student Services Center (Bldg. 2), Room 101H (386) 246-4824

“Career Services went

above and beyond for me

and helped me

get the job

I have now.”

“I love Daytona State College! The professors made me feel like I could do anything. I have several degrees from Daytona State and when I was ready to get a job, Career Services was there for me—helping me every step of the way. Most recently they spent over four hours helping me tighten up and perfect my resumé and it’s the one that got me the job I have now. Career Services kept my name on file and let me know when job listings came up that matched my skill set. They actually texted me about the job I have now.”


An investment in your future Less dollars, more sense Get the quality education you deserve at an exceptionally low cost. The U.S. Department of Education ranks DSC among the most affordable public four-year institutions in the country.

Cost per credit hour (associate level) – Florida resident Cost per year (30 credits associate level) – Florida resident Cost for four-year Bachelor’s degree

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DSC and ROTC Looking to continue on your path to a career in military leadership? DSC has you covered. In partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, DSC offers you access to a program that trains students to become Air Force, Army, Navy or Marine officers. Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC programs offer you a chance to develop skills for success needed in both the military and civilian worlds, such as confidence to lead, motivation, strategic planning and the ability to make decisions. Interested? Find out more by contacting:

How to Get Financial Aid Daytona State’s Financial Aid Office can help you find ways to finance your education through federal, state and institutional sources such as grants, scholarships, loans and work-study. 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 plan to attend Daytona State College. The application can be found online at: DSC’s Title IV School Code is 001475. This application is required to determine eligibility for all sources of federal financial aid. Financial Aid Professionals can provide individual financial aid advising and counseling, including assistance with: • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) • Answering all questions regarding eligibility • Submitting corrections to the Student Aid Report • Completing the Direct Loan Master Promissory Note found online at • Loan entrance and exit counseling also found online at • Distribution of financial aid materials, including FAFSA, Direct Loan Master Promissory Note and consumer information

Foundation Scholarships Hundreds of private scholarships are available each semester from the Daytona State College Foundation. These scholarships are based on need, academic merit or other criteria. Foundation scholarships are awarded each semester. See what’s available and apply online, visit

Emma Sills DSC alumna

“Going to Daytona State was not only a

great experience for me, it also helped me save enough money to transfer to a four-year university.” “Attending Daytona State College allowed me to complete my first two years of college without any debt, which made it possible for me to afford to transfer to a four-year university. I was able to complete and transfer 52 credits from DSC with zero out-of-pocket expense by taking advantage of one year of dual enrollment while I was still in high school and another year funded by a Pell Grant. Dual enrollment didn’t just save me money, it also allowed me to get a taste of the college experience while enjoying smaller class sizes and more accessible and individual attention from my professors.” 17 31

Workforce Programs Daytona State is a leader in workforce training. Our workforce programs provide opportunities for students to earn a variety of high-demand industry certifications and credentials sought by local and regional employers. Students receive expert instruction from top-notch faculty. Our curriculum showcases effective teaching and skills integration, and engages handson practice to promote subject matter and skills mastery. Most programs take one year or less to complete. Students often are introduced to real-life situations by volunteering class time for work on public and municipal projects. Our program graduates often gain additional experience by working part-time in their field of study while attending classes. Excellent career opportunities in business and industry exist for the motivated student who is interested in a hands-on position within a company or as an independent businessperson. If you’ve got some work experience, then you might be eligible to apply for up to 23 credits earned in most of our workforce programs toward an Associate of Science in Industrial Management Technology degree. Students then can continue their pathway to success by completing DSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management degree. While DSC offers distinct programs for a widely diverse community, all are characterized by high quality, rapid response, flexibility and affordability. Most programs and services are offered year-round at convenient times and locations, with many offered in the high-tech environment of Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College.

Daytona State’s Workforce Programs include: • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Mechanic (HVAC) • Automotive Service Technology • Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing • Building Trades & Construction Design Technology • Machining • Welding Technology

Devin Hunter Workforce graduate

• Cosmetology • Barbering

Apprenticeship Programs Apprenticeship programs allow participants to learn while they earn. Students work full-time under the supervision of skilled professionals of the trade while also attending related classroom training. Apprenticeship programs vary in length depending on your program of interest. Daytona State provides instruction under the direction of industry apprenticeship committees that sponsor the programs, which are registered with the Apprenticeship Office of Workforce Education, Florida Department of Education. Daytona State currently is associated with the Volusia County Child Care Apprenticeship Committee, GNJ; MidFlorida Electrical Non-union Apprenticeship Committee, GNJ; Electrical Training Alliance of Daytona Beach; Electrical Union Apprenticeship, JATC Program; and Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee Local 295, Plumbers and Pipefitters.


“I had to rethink my career path.

knowing absolutely nothing

I started the program and left

with a job

two weeks before I finished.”

“I wasn’t happy with what I was doing and needed to rethink my career path. My mom suggested Daytona State’s Workforce programs, so I sat down and listed the things I liked to do, and that helped me decide on going into the welding program. The program only took me an academic year to complete, and I had a great job lined up two weeks before my classes ended. The program had me completely confident and prepared for my job, and my employer was astonished with the work I was able to do from my first day on.”


Your Falcon Life – relax Café 101 When you step into Café 101, you enter an environment that rivals some of the finest dining establishments in Central Florida. An elegant setting combines with the aromas of gourmet delights. The only difference is that Café 101 is a teaching café and kitchen entirely operated by Daytona State students, gaining handson experience in an actual restaurant setting. Café 101 cuisine reflects what’s taught in the classroom, with students cooking from scratch under the guidance of our chef instructors.

Massage Clinic Preparing for a rewarding career, massage therapy students offer wellness massage sessions open to the public at reasonable rates at the Daytona Beach Campus.

Cosmetology & Barber Salons DSC offers state-of-the art Cosmetology training salons on both the Daytona Beach and Deltona campuses. Open to the public, all work is performed by students under the supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor. In addition, Daytona State also offers a Barber certificate at its Daytona Beach campus.

Dental Hygiene Clinic The DeLand campus houses DSC’s Dental Hygiene program, offering a public clinic with low-cost services. Students train under a dentist’s expert supervision.

Mori’s Café Located in the new L. Gale Lemerand Student Center, Mori’s Café is the perfect place to grab a Starbucks coffee or beverage and a snack. With cozy seating and ample USB stations, it’s a great place to relax and recharge your devices and yourself!

Have fun and get fit Improve your mind, body and spirit at the L. Gale Lemerand Health, Wellness and Education Center. The facility houses the Lemerand Aquatic and Fitness Centers and is also home to the Falcons’ 1,000-seat gymnasium.

Fitness Center

Enjoy our 5,500 square-foot center equipped with state-of-theart weight training and aerobic equipment including: • 19-piece resistance training circuit • 3.2 tons of free weights •

31-piece aerobic arena featuring stair climbers, elliptical trainers, treadmills, spinning bikes, recumbent and stationary bikes, rowing machines, Airdynes and exercise equipment for the physically challenged

• Fitness evaluations • Group exercise classes such as Sculpt & Tone, Cardio Cross Training and Yoga

Aquatic Center

• 25-yard-by-25-meter competitive pool • Humidity and climate-controlled environment • Operated year-round with a certified lifeguard on duty at all times • Completely handicap accessible • Designed to accommodate instructional, recreational and competitive aquatic activities • Lap swimming is always available

Get connected.

Want to maximize your potential? Feeling overwhelmed by new material? DSC has the academic support you need.

Academic Support Center The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides learning support to all DSC students by helping them develop the educational skills and strategies that are essential for academic achievement. The ASC offers a variety of services including face-to-face and virtual tutoring, supplemental instruction, exam review sessions and workshops. Library The Daytona State College Library has you covered for all your information needs! Access millions of online resources 24/7 and get live help from our professional librarians. Check out our website at to get started. Writing Center The DSC-UCF Writing Center will help you with any of your writing needs to create strategies for more effective communication. One-on-one appointments last up to 45 minutes. Our services are free and available to all Daytona State students, staff, faculty, alumni and current UCF students. We look forward to seeing you!

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Your Falcon Life The Arts Immerse yourself in a wide range of cultural programs, including drama, instrumental music and choral/vocal music. We offer performance-oriented classes in all the disciplines, as well as ensembles and private lessons. You can audition for the concert choir, the show choir, plays, dance and instrumental music ensembles held throughout the year. Substantial scholarship support is available to assist students who perform on stage, backstage and in the classroom. The Daytona State College Symphonic Band and Civic Orchestra, choral concerts, plays (dramatic and musical) and dance productions are featured during fall and spring semesters. Admission is free at most events when you present your DSC ID card. Events are held on campus and at the college’s News-Journal Center.

DSC’s News-Journal Center Daytona State College is committed to providing our community with high-quality entertainment and educational experiences in this unique downtown venue. We host guest performers, art exhibits and many performances by our talented student and faculty artists in the News-Journal Center. In addition, students in our Music Production Technology program enjoy working with award-winning faculty and high-profile guest speakers at this hands-on, state-ofthe-art recording facility.

Southeast Museum of Photography The Southeast Museum of Photography is among America’s premier museums devoted entirely to photography. It presents more than 12 exhibitions annually, organized around interdisciplinary themes. Very involved with academic and community programs at DSC, the SMP produces support materials for a wide range of college and high school classes in conjunction with each series of exhibitions. Since its opening in April 1992, the museum has mounted more than 300 exhibitions and produced more than 40 catalogs and publications. Each semester, SMP presents films, lectures, seminars, workshops, professional classes and talks. Public programs feature internationally known photographers, critics, writers and scholars. The museum offers Daytona State students extensive opportunities for internships and professional training, as well as paid and volunteer employment. You can gain career experience as a student assistant, intern, volunteer gallery guide and/or tour docent. Many of the museum’s former student workers now work in museums and galleries around the world. For more information, go to:

Trent Berning Chair of the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art

“We encourage divergent thinking and creative problem solving, with a focus on developing a

well-rounded student.”

“At Daytona State College, we have a young, energetic and dynamic art faculty that explores the creative process with students in amazing facilities and studio space. DSC’s Art Department offers classes in ceramics, drawing, painting, 2-D design, 3-D design and printmaking for both art students and students wanting an elective that will give them a break from their everyday coursework. DSC also has excellent programs in both Photography and Digital and Interactive Media Production. For students interested in art, but not necessarily making art, there are galleries on campus and at DSC’s News-Journal Center that offer exhibitions, receptions and artist talks that are free .”


Daytona State Athletics Championship & Scholarship Daytona State’s NJCAA Division I varsity athletic program includes: Men’s Basketball Men’s Baseball Women’s Basketball Women’s Cross Country Men’s Cross Country Women’s Golf Men’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Women’s Fast-pitch Softball Women’s Volleyball We offer an all-around sports complex, including the L. Gale Lemerand Health, Wellness and Community Education Center, an indoor pool, two topnotch playing fields, a field house and a brand new soccer stadium. Daytona State Falcon athletics carry a winning tradition in both competition and academics. Our teams consistently earn state and national recognition for their academic achievement. Over 90 percent of our student-athlete graduates transfer to a university with full or partial athletic scholarships.

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Falcon Athletics past-year highlights • Men’s cross country won the NJCAA Region 8 Championship and coach Judy Wilson was named Coach of the Year. • Women’s golf were NJCAA Runners Up. • Women’s soccer were 2nd place in the NJCAA Region 8. • Women’s basketball were 2nd place in the Mid-Florida Conference. • Men’s basketball was 2nd place in the Mid-Florida conference and Khadim Sy was named Conference Player of the Year. • 13 student-athletes finished the year with First Team Mid- Florida Conference honors.

Academics • Men’s baseball took home their 13th consecutive NJCAA Men’s Academic Team of the Year title with a 3.78 team GPA. • Women’s golf (3.55 GPA) also earned 5th place in Academic Team of the Year awards. • 43 Falcon student-athletes earned NJCAA Academic All- American honors, including 13 first-team awards for a perfect 4.0 GPA. • Women’s cross country and men’s baseball also took home the FCSAA and Mid-Florida Conference Female and Male Academic Team of the Year awards, respectively. • 98 of 165 (60%) DSC athletes earned Mid-Florida Conference Academic All-Conference honors.

Justin Rodriguez

“Daytona State is helping me

better person

become a and making me want to

go further in life.”

“As a student athlete at Daytona State, I have a lot of support and opportunities both on and off the field. I’ve had professors spend an hour or so working with me before class. Everyone here is so helpful. There’s also the Academic Support Center, where we do a lot of our work on our own and with tutors who can help us. Also, being a student athlete here makes you more disciplined and teaches you to manage your time between student life, campus life and your life as an athlete. My goals are to continue playing baseball at a four-year school, get a degree in accounting and eventually become a CPA. Daytona State is helping me get there.”


English Language Institute Daytona State College’s English Language Institute (ELI) offers English language instruction tailored to help students achieve their academic and professional goals. Designed with international students and non-native speakers in mind, the ELI offers two distinct program options: • Intensive English Program (IEP) – a 20-hour per week, non-credit, immersive program designed to strengthen students’ language skills for personal enrichment or academic preparation. • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) – a 12-credit hour pathway designed to transition students into Daytona State College’s degree programs. Both IEP and EAP courses are available on our beautiful Daytona Beach Campus and taught by highly-qualified faculty with specialized training and credentials for English language instruction to non-native speakers and the ESOL population. Students enrolled in these programs have full access to college support services, including the Academic Support Center and the DSC/ UCF Writing Center. Students are also provided with opportunities to practice their English skills in a fully immersive environment through their participation in intramural sports and 50+ campus clubs and organizations like the Global Friends Club. Additional details on these programs are available at

Veterans Center The Veterans Center helps to meet the needs of a surging population of military veterans starting new missions as Daytona State students. Our student veterans can get help with everything from filing for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and other student services like tutoring to referrals for assistance inside and outside the College.

Veterans and Others Applying for Veterans Administration Educational Assistance Daytona State is an approved institution for veterans training. Veterans eligible for Veterans Administration (VA) benefits must be certified through the college’s Veterans Services Office to receive educational benefits. Eligible veterans must also meet Daytona State admission requirements. Application for VA benefits should be started as soon as possible, as approval of benefits can take as long as 90 days. Course approval and certification are required each semester through the Daytona State Veterans Services Office. VA Contacts If you are or wish to inquire about receiving veterans benefits, please visit the Veterans Center website at for further information about eligibility of benefits. The Veterans Certifying Officer is located in the Veterans Center on the ranks among TOP ONLINE Daytona Beach Campus.



1,383 Veterans enrolled last year


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Call our Admissions office, (386) 506-4DSC, or visit To arrange a tour, call (386) 506-4471. Admissions Office (386) 506-3642 A MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA COLLEGE SYSTEM Daytona State College prohibits discrimination and provides equal access/equal opportunity to all persons regardless of age, ancestry, belief, color, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. If you have any questions or concerns regarding equity or equal access, contact Lonnie Thompson, Director of Equity and Inclusion, (386) 506-3000 ext. 3973 or The Office of Equity and Inclusion is located at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Daytona State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and bachelor’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Daytona State College. The college is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Association of Florida Colleges, and is an approved institution of higher education for veterans and war orphans. 132803R_001 DSC CREATIVE 7/19

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2019-20 Daytona State College Viewbook  

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