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    Walters State Community College
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2015-2016 Catalog and Student Handbook


Volume XLIV

Walters State is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, the sixth largest system of higher education in the nation. The Tennessee Board of Regents is the governing board for this system which is comprised of six universities, 13 community colleges, and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties to more than 200,000 students.

Accreditation

Walters State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4500) to award the associate degree. SACSCOC should be contacted regarding only questions about the accreditation status of the institution, to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s formal, scheduled review, or to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Walters State such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the institution and not to SACSCOC.

Specific programs are accredited or approved by the following agencies:

American Bar Association

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Association for Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (Initial Accreditation)

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Paramedic Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation, Inc.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Equal Employment and Nondiscrimination in Education and Employment

Walters State Community College does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Walters State. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding non-discrimination policies: Tammy Goode, Tammy.Goode@ws.edu, Walters State, 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy., Morristown, TN 37813-6899, 423-585-6845.

 

Senator Herbert Walters
1891-1973

Walters State Community College is named for the late statesman Herbert S. Walters, whose inspiration and leadership made possible this college which bears his name by the following resolution:

WHEREAS, The Honorable Herbert S. Walters of Morristown, Tennessee, has achieved notable distinction in public life and in the services of his state and nation, and in his contributions to education at all levels,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education, in honor of and tribute to him, hereby designates the official name of the new state community college at Morristown, Tennessee “WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.”

Adopted by the State Board of Education in regular quarterly session assembled February 7, 1969.