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Baccalaureate Degrees

Seminole State College of Florida offers bachelor’s degrees in the following fields:

  • Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Business and Information Management, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Construction, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Information Systems Technology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Interior Design, Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

Seminole State College of Florida’s baccalaureate degree programs are designed in a unique 2+2 format. Under the 2+2 model, students earn an Associate’s degree as well as a Bachelor’s degree throughout their studies at Seminole State. Students are encouraged to meet with a bachelor's degree specialist each term prior to registering for classes to ensure enrollment in the correct course sequence.

Priority Application Deadline

 All transcripts and test scores must be submitted by these dates:

  • Fall 2013 Term: June 17, 2013
  • Spring 2014 Term: October 15, 2013
  • Summer 2014 Term: March 17, 2014

Admissions Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Students

Applicants seeking admission to Seminole State College's bachelor's degree programs must comply with the College's General Admissions procedure in the College Catalog. In addition, students must meet the following program-specific requirements listed below prior to being accepted into upper-division coursework:

 Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

  • Completion of Associate in Arts (A.A.) or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or completion of selected Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees in related areas from any regionally accredited Florida institution:
    • A.S., Architectural Design and Construction Technology (CIP 1615010100)
    • A.S., Architectural Design and Drafting Technology (CIP 1615010100)
    • A.S., Civil Engineering (CIP 1715020101)
    • A.S., Electronics Engineering Technology (CIP 1615000001)
    • A.S., Engineering Technology (CIP1615030301)
    • A.S., Environmental Science Technology (CIP 1715059901)
    • A.S., Industrial Management Technology (CIP 1606200101)
    • A.S., Manufacturing Technology (CIP 1615060302)
    • A.S., Naval Architecture and Yacht Design (CIP 1614220100)
    • A.S., Safety Engineering Technology (CIP 1615070101)
    • A.S., Technology Project Management (CIP 1506120107)
  • Sixty plus credit hours from a regionally accredited institution with at least 18 credit hours in Engineering or Engineering Technology satisfies requirements for admissions into the program.

All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis.

  • A GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Program Progression Requirements: once admitted, students must achieve (or have achieved) a grade of “C” or higher in the following courses:
    • ARC 1301 Architectural Design I (3 credits)
    • BCN 2231 Construction Materials and Methods II (3 credits)
    • CHM 1020 Contemporary Chemistry or higher (3 credits)
    • EGS 1111C Engineering Graphics - Drawing (3 credits)
    • ETD 1320C Computer-Aided Design I (3 credits)
    • SUR 2101C Surveying (4 credits)
    • MAC 2233 Concepts of Calculus (3 credits) OR MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5 credits)
    • STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3 credits) OR MAC 2312 Analytic Geometry w/ Calculus II (5 credits)
    • PHY 1053C Physics I or higher (4 credits)

Business and Information Management, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

  • Completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or completion of an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in a Business-related field from any regionally accredited institution.

    All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis.

  • A GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Program Progression Requirements: once admitted, students must achieve (or have achieved) a grade of “C” or higher in the following courses:
    • MAC 2233 Concepts of Calculus (3 credits)
    • STA 2023 Statistical Methods I ( 3 credits)
    • ECO 2013 Principles of Economics (MACRO) (3 credits)
    • ECO 2023 Principles of Economics (MICRO) (3 credits)
    • ACG 2021 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 credits)
    • ACG 2071 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
    • CGS 2100C Office Applications (3 credits)

Construction, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

  • Completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or selected Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees from any regionally accredited Florida institution:
    • A.S., Architectural Design and Construction Technology (CIP 1615010100)
    • A.S., Building Construction Technology (CIP 1615100101)
    • A.S., Civil Engineering Technology (CIP 1715020101)
    • A.S., Construction Management Technology (CIP 1646041200)

All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis.

  • A GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Program Progression Requirements: 
    • An Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in any one of the regionally accredited Florida programs listed above satisfies the Construction Technical  Foundation requirements detailed in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Construction degree program. Students with any other degree must complete the Technical Foundation courses with a grade of "C" or higher.

    Information Systems Technology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

    • Completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or completion of selected Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees from any regionally accredited Florida institution: 
      • A.S., Information Systems Technology (CIP 1507030401)
      • A.S., Computer Information Technology (CIP 1507030600)
      • A.S., Computer Programming and Analysis (CIP 1507030500)
      • A.S., Computer Programming and Analysis Web Programming Specialization (CIP 1507030500)
      • A.S., Network Services Technology (CIP 1507030401)

    All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis.

    • A GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    • Program progression requirements: once admitted, students must achieve (or have achieved) a grade of “C” or higher in the following courses:
      • MAC 1105 College Algebra or higher (3 credits)
      • STA 2023 Statistical Methods or higher (3 credits)
      • ECO 2023 Principles of Economics (MACRO) or ECO 2013 Principles of Economics (MICRO) (3 credits)
      • CET 1179 Network Concepts and Operating Systems (3 credits)
      • COP 1000 Principles of Computer Programming (3 credits)
      • CGS 2545C Database Management (3 credits)
      • CET 1178C Network Computer Maintenance and Repair (A+) (4 credits)
      • CET 1600C Cisco Networking Fundamentals (Net+) (3 credits)
      • One 3-credit course choice of: CTS1162 Configuring Windows Vista Client (70-620 exam/MCTS), CTS 1300 Supporting Windows XP Professional (70-270 exam/MCSE) or CTS 1163C Configuring Windows 7 Client (70-680 exam MCITP) (4 credits)

    Interior Design, Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

    • Completion of Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Interior Design that meets the following requirements:
      • The program must be a Florida  Board of Achitecture Interior Design-approved program, and
      • The degree must be from a regionally accredited Florida institution.

    All other degrees will be evaluated by the faculty committee on a case-by-case basis to make the final admission determination. Students entering with an A.S. degree from a college other than Seminole State may need additional courses to provide appropriate background for the baccalaureate program.

    • A GPA of 2.0 or higher.

    Graduation Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Students

    Seminole State College baccalaureate degree candidates must satisfy these institutional and degree requirements:

    1. Complete a minimum 120 credits or as designated by program academic hours with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 excluding courses designated by an asterisk (*) in the course description section of this catalog (college preparatory level courses, technical non-transfer and vocational level courses).
    2. Complete at least 25 percent of the total degree requirements at Seminole State College (e.g., a 120 semester-hour degree requires at least 30 semester hours completed at Seminole State College).
    3. At least 50 percent of the upper division (3XXX, 4XXX) courses must be completed at Seminole State College.
    4. Students must be enrolled in coursework at Seminole State during the semester of graduation.
    5. Achieve a Seminole State College GPA of 2.0 ("C") or higher.
    6. Complete any required capstone courses with a grade of “C” or higher.
    7. Successfully complete or satisfy Seminole State’s General Education requirements (with a grade of "C" or higher) including the following:
      1. Six semester hours of Gordon Rule English coursework.
      2. Six semester hours of additional Gordon Rule coursework in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments.
      3. Six semester hours of Gordon Rule mathematics coursework at the level of college algebra or higher.

        Note: Seminole State requires that students satisfy the Gordon Rule by successfully completing General Education coursework in English, humanities, social sciences and history, as well as a mathematics course.
      4. Students awarded an Associate in Arts degree, baccalaureate degree or who have official transcripts documenting "General Education Requirements Met" from a Florida College System or Florida State University System degree-granting institution shall be considered to have satisfied Seminole State's General Education requirements.
      5. Students awarded a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution shall be considered to have satisfied Seminole State’s General Education requirements.
    8. Show a modern language proficiency (at the intermediate level) equivalent to two years in high school or eight college credits in a single language. A standardized examination for modern language may be used to meet the requirement. Students who have previously received a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution are exempt from this requirement.
    9. Have on file in the Records and Registration Office official transcripts of all college work previously taken at other colleges or universities.
    10. File application for diploma in the Records and Registration Office by the published deadline date on the College academic calendar.
    11. Pay all fees and discharge all other obligations to the complete satisfaction of the College.
    12. The student is not eligible for graduation until all grades of "I" have been removed from the academic record.
    13. It is the student's sole responsibility to ensure that his/her program plan is correct and current for the semester that he/she graduates. The College will not change the student's program plan if it is not accurate. 

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