Policies & Procedures
202.00 ORGANIZATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL DIVISION
The College is organized to provide general education, occupational education, and continuing education with classroom instruction and distance educational delivery methods as integral parts of a comprehensive post-secondary educational program. The general organization and functions of the academic program are described below:
- The Division of General Education provides freshman and sophomore courses in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities designed to: 1) transfer to senior colleges and universities, and 2) support the occupational education program of the College. General Education courses are parallel and comparable to lower division courses offered by state colleges and universities in Kansas, and are designed to satisfy the lower division course requirements of the liberal arts and selected professional programs in these institutions.
- The Division of Occupational Education provides courses in business, service and industrial technology, and adult and vocational education designed to: 1) prepare the graduate for employment in vocational or technical level occupations, 2) support the general education program of the College, and 3) transfer to selected advanced technical programs. Occupational education courses are developed in cooperation with representatives of state and local government, business, industry, and state colleges and universities in Kansas which offer parallel programs.
- The Division of Continuing Education provides courses in general education and occupational education, as well as special and cultural programs, and are offered by the College at times convenient to the participant to enhance the cultural climate, improve the work force and provide recreational and a vocational opportunities for citizens of the community.