Morgan Community College

COLLEGE CLOSURES

It is assumed that unless a specific decision is made otherwise, that courses will be held and offices will be open as scheduled.

Notification of Closures

MCC students and employees are notified of college closures and emergencies by an MCC Alert.

Messages are sent via telephone, e-mail, cell phone, and text messaging if it is enabled by the owner.

See MCC ALERT/EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM section

DAYTIME COURSES

Notification of College closure for the entire day will be sent via MCC Alert and released to media outlets by 7:00 a.m.: radio stations KFTM/KBRU; B-106/KSIR; Denver, KOA Radio; and television stations-Channel 4, 7, FOX 31 (local channel 8) and 9, and on the MCC website.

EVENING COURSES

Notification of cancelation of evening courses will be made no later than 4:00 p.m. and will be sent via MCC Alert, announced on local radio and television stations: Channel 4, 7, FOX 31 (local channel 8) and 9 television stations.

The MCC general information number 542-3100 or 1-800-622-0216 ext. 0 can also be accessed during regular office hours for up-to-date campus closures.

See MCC ALERT/EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM section

HOLIDAYS

Morgan Community College is on an alternate Holiday Schedule and will close for the following holidays throughout the year:

Holiday

Type of Closure

LABOR DAY

College Closed

THANKSGIVING DAY

College Closed

FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING

College Offices Open

-No courses held-

CHRISTMAS BREAK

College Closed

SPRING BREAK

College Offices Open

-No courses held-

MEMORIAL DAY

College Closed

INDEPENDENCE DAY

College Closed

Professional Development Days

Morgan Community College has determined that to provide the best learning environment for our students, all college personnel will participate in Professional Development Days each semester. College offices will be closed and no courses will be held during Professional Development Days.

See ACADEMIC CALENDAR section for specific dates

Snow Closure and Inclement Weather Cancelation Policy

FORT MORGAN CAMPUS

  • Fort Morgan campus courses will meet if either the Brush or Fort Morgan Schools are open;
  • If both schools close, courses will not be held at the MCC Fort Morgan campus site;
  • It will be assumed that evening courses on snow days/inclement weather days will meet as scheduled;
  • Students, faculty, and office personnel are encouraged to use their best judgment regarding the safety of conditions for driving to class or work, but not simply to take advantage of the situation for their own convenience;
  • Faculty is encouraged not to penalize students in grading for using that judgment;
  • When MCC is open, high school students, regardless of their school closure or other days off, are expected to be in their MCC courses;
  • The decision to close the College because of inclement weather will be made by the College President or designee.

CENTERS (Bennett, Burlington, Limon, Wray)

The decision to close an individual Center and cancel Center classes because of inclement weather will be made by that area’s Center Director. The MCC Alert will be used to contact students when necessary. Center students should be certain that they have signed up for MCC Alert and that their contact information is kept current.

See MCC ALERT/EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM section and NOTIFICATION OF CLOSURES section



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2015-2016 Morgan Community College Catalog & November 2015 Addendum

CATALOG INFORMATION

ADDENDUM 2015-2016

GOVERNANCE

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

HISTORY

ACCREDITATION

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

ACADEMIC STANDING

ADMISSIONS

ADVISING

ASSESSMENT

COLLEGE CLOSURES

COURSES

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS (Alphabetical)

AAA-Advancing Academic Achievement Courses

ABM-Agriculture Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business Courses

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

AVT-Aviation Technology

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR-College Composition and Reading Courses

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EIC-Electricity Industrial/Commercial Courses

ELT-Electronics Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MTE-Manufacturing Technology Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PPT-Power Plant Technology Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

List of Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Arts: Other Agreements

Associate of General Studies

Associate of Science

A.S. Degrees With Designation

Agriculture & Rural Business

Applied Technology

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Service Technology

Business

Early Childhood Education

Emergency Medical Services

Health Science Technology

Human Performance/ Physical Fitness

Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance

Massage Therapy

Medical Office Technologies

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Multimedia

Nurse Aide

Nursing

Phlebotomy

Radiology Technology

Welding Technologies

FINANCIAL AID

GRADES & GRADING

GRADUATION & TRANSFER

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

PERSONNEL & STAFF DIRECTORY

REGISTRATION

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

MISSION, VISION, VALUES & STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

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