Ohlone College 2016-2017 Catalog

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  • The 2016-2017 Catalog is available in sections below (small file sizes). It is also available in one large file: 2016-2017 Catalog (PDF, 46.5 MB, 272 pages).

  • Front Cover and Welcome Message (PDF, 8.3 MB)

  • Inside Front Cover, Table of Contents (PDF, 1.5 MB), pages 1-4

  • Academic Calendar 2016-2017 (PDF, 401 KB), page 5
    • Fall Semester 2016
    • Spring Semester 2017
    • Summer Term 2017

  • Vision, Mission, Value Statements, and Strategic Goals (PDF, 56 KB), page 6
    • Vision Statement
    • Mission Statement
    • Core Values
    • College Goals

  • Chapter 1: Welcome to Ohlone (PDF, 1.9 MB), pages 7-13
    • Good News About Ohlone!
      • Student Accomplishments
      • Faculty and Staff Accomplishments
      • College Accomplishments
      • Community Outreach
      • College Events
    • Accreditation
    • The Community College System
    • Important Facts About Ohlone
    • History of Ohlone
    • The Ohlone Campuses
      • Fremont Campus
      • Newark Campus
      • Learning Resources Center (LRC)
      • Hochler Student Center
      • Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
      • Ohlone Network Television (ONTV)
      • Radio Station KOHL
      • Morris and Alvirda Hyman Center for Business and Technology
      • Ohlone College Center for Deaf Studies
      • Gallaudet University Regional Center
      • Campus Tours
      • Community Education
      • Study Abroad Program
    • Ohlone Community College District Board of Trustees
    • Ohlone College Foundation
      • How You Can Help
    • Revisions of Regulations

  • Chapter 2: Admission and Registration (PDF, 1.3 MB), pages 14-19
    • Admission Information
    • Open Enrollment Policy
    • Student Success and Support Program
    • Application for Admission
      • Transcripts for Admission
      • Programs Requiring Special Admission
      • Ohlone College / Diablo Valley College Cooperative Program in Respiratory Therapy
      • Residency Information
      • International Student Admission
      • English Language Institute (ELI)
      • Special Student Admission - Kindergarten-12th Grade Students
      • Kindergarten-9th Grade Grade Students
      • 10th-12th Grade Students
    • Placement Testing
      • Placement Tests
      • Steps for Taking the Placement Tests
      • English as a Second Language (ESL) Placement Testing
      • Retest Policy
    • New Student Orientation
      • Who is Required to Compete Orientation?
      • What Information is Provided at Orientation?
    • Registration Information
      • Class Schedule
      • Schedule for Registration
      • Registration Procedures
      • Registering for Courses with Prerequisites
      • Prerequisites Taken at Another College or University
      • Waitlisting
      • Adding Classes (Registration After the Start of Class)
      • Dropping Classes or Withdrawing
    • WebAdvisor
      • Registering for Classes

  • Chapter 3: Services for Students (PDF, 1.6 MB), pages 20-28
    • Admissions and Records
    • Athletics
    • Student Services Curriculum
    • Basic Skills Program
    • Bookstore
    • Campus Police / Safety and Security
      • Parking
      • Parking During Weekends and Holidays
    • Counseling Department
      • New Students' Responsibilities Regarding Counseling
      • Peer Mentoring for New Students
      • Continuing Students' Responsibilities Regarding Counseling
      • Service for Re-entry Adults
    • Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)
    • Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
      • Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education Program (CARE)
      • CalWORKs Program (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids)
    • Types of Financial Aid (chart)
      • Grants
      • Self-Help Aid
      • Loan
      • Scholarships
    • Financial Aid
      • Community Contributors
    • International Programs and Services
    • Ombudsperson
    • Student Health Center
      • Student Health Center Personal and Mental Health Counseling
    • Student Life
      • Student Government (ASOC)
      • Student Activities
      • Clubs and Co-curricular Activities
      • Cafeteria and Vending Services
    • Transfer Center
      • Transfer Planning
    • Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center
    • Tutoring Services
    • Veterans' Educational Benefits

  • Chapter 4: Fees and Refunds (PDF, 653 KB), pages 29-31
    • Fees
      • Enrollment Fee
      • Electronic Access Fee
      • Student Activity Fee / Student ID Card
      • Health Services Fee
      • 2016-2017 Fees (chart)
      • Instructional Materials Fees
      • Unpaid Financial Obligations
    • Payment
      • Payment Options
    • Refunds

  • Chapter 5: Academic Regulations (PDF, 1 MB), pages 32-38
    • Academic Standing
      • Honors
      • Clear Standing
      • Probation
        • Academic
        • Progress
      • Subject to Dismissal
        • Academic
        • Progress
      • Dismissal
        • Academic
        • Progress
      • Notification of Academic / Progress Status
      • Counseling / Academic Advising for Probationary Students
      • Reinstatement
      • Disciplinary Dismissal from Class or the College
      • Academic Renewal
    • Student Classifications
    • Student Load / Overload Guidelines
    • Grades
      • Grading System
      • Evaluative Grades
      • Non-Evaluative Grades
      • Grade Point Average (GPA)
      • Pass / No Pass Option
      • Incomplete Grades
      • Auditing
    • Repetition of Courses
      • For Credit
      • To Improve a Grade
    • Unit of Credit Definitions
    • Credit by Examination
      • Credit for Military and Non-collegiate Courses / Training
      • Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
    • Basic Skills Classes
    • Final Examinations
    • Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Chart
    • Catalog Rights Policy
    • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
      • Kindergarten-12th Grade Parent / Guardian Information
      • Directory Information
    • Student Responsibilities
      • Academic Progress: Financial Aid Recipients
      • Academic Progress: Veterans' Benefits Recipients
      • Academic Progress: International Students
      • Attendance

  • Chapter 6: Degree, Certificate, and Transfer Information (PDF, 1.9 MB), pages 39-51
    • Transfer Credit from Another Institution
    • Steps in Choosing Your Ohlone College Academic Program
    • Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degrees
      • Multidisciplinary Majors
      • Associate Degree for Transfer to CSU (ADT)
      • Majors for Students Intending to Transfer
      • Occupational Majors
    • Associate Degree: Graduation Information
    • General Education
      • General Education Description/Philosophy
      • General Education: Ohlone College General Education Pattern (Plan A)
        • Area I Natural Sciences
        • Area II Social and Behavioral Sciences
        • Area III Fine Arts Theory and Humanities and Participatory Arts
        • Area IV Language and Rationality
        • Area V Physical Education / Wellness
        • Area VI Intercultural / International Studies
        • Area VII Information Competency
      • General Education: California State University General Education Breadth Requirements (CSU GE; Plan B)
      • General Education: Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC; Plan C)
      • General Education: Reciprocity with Community Colleges
      • General Education: Exemptions for Students with Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Certificate Programs
      • Certificate of Achievement
      • Certificate of Accomplishment
    • University Transfer
      • Transfer to the California State University (CSU)
      • Transfer to the University of California (UC)
      • Transfer to Private and / or Out-of-State Colleges and Universities
    • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)
    • Transfer Programs
      • Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs)
      • Cross-Registration / Cross Enrollment
    • Ohlone College General Education: Plan A (chart)
    • CSU GE (California State University General Education Breadth): Plan B (chart)
    • IGETC (Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum): Plan C (chart)
    • Ohlone College Educational Goals - Program Codes (chart)

  • Chapter 7: Curriculum Guides (PDF, 5.7 MB), pages 52-124
    • Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT)
    • Associate Degrees and Certificates of Achievement
    • Certificates of Accomplishment

  • Chapter 8: Advisory Committees (PDF, 1.5 MB), pages 125-129

  • Chapter 9: Announcement of Courses
    • Overview (PDF, 1.3 MB), pages 130-132
      • How to Read Course Descriptions
      • Course Requisites
      • Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID)
      • Accepted for Credit
      • Grade Options
      • Multi-Departmental Courses
        • Selected Topics (210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215)
        • Special Projects (201, 202, 203)
      • Public Safety Courses
      • Academic Division Information
    • Courses Descriptions A-Z (PDF, 5.5 MB), pages 133-247

  • Chapter 10: Policies & Procedures (PDF, 2 MB), pages 248-257
    • Academic Freedom
      • Teaching Controversial Subjects
    • Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity
    • Policies and Procedures, Student Life
    • Student Access to Records
    • Academic Dishonesty and Its Consequences
    • Complaint Procedures
      • Academic Complaint
      • General Student Complaint
      • Title IX Complaint
      • Section 504 / ADA Complaint
      • Civil Rights Complaints
    • Unlawful Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment
    • Drug and Alcohol Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program
    • Smoke-Free District
    • Student Code of Conduct
    • Student Right-to-Know
      • Completion Rate
      • Transfer Rate
    • Jeanne Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
    • Registered Sex Offenders: Megan's Law
      • Notification
    • Authority for Law Enforcement
      • Crime Prevention and Safety Education
      • Crime Statistics
      • Three Year Annual Crime Report (chart)
      • Reporting and Response Systems for Campus Police Services
      • Security of Facilities
      • Parking Policies
      • Parking Rules

  • Chapter 11: District Personnel (PDF, 1.9 MB), pages 258-266
    • President/Superintendent, Vice Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents
    • Administration
    • Management
    • Confidentials
    • Board of Trustees
    • Emeritus Ohlone College Personnel
    • Full-time Faculty
    • Classified Staff

  • District Directory (PDF, 665 KB), page 267
    • Fremont Campus
    • Newark Campus

  • Glossary (PDF, 603 KB), pages 268-270

  • Index (PDF, 317 KB), pages 271-272

  • Campus Maps, Back Cover (PDF, 9.5 MB)
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