Academic Schools

Seminole State's Academic Affairs Division is divided into four schools:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business, Health and Public Safety
  • School of Engineering, Design and Construction
  • School of Academic Foundations

School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences is a diverse scholarly community that promotes a foundation of reasoned inquiry that enables students to develop philosophical, ethical, scientific and artistic knowledge. The School offers the core academic courses for students who are pursuing associate or bachelor's degrees from Seminole State.

General Education Mission Statement:

Seminole State College’s General Education program offers a broad liberal arts education.  Courses in Communication, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences encourage intellectual curiosity and life-long learning while fostering creative problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.  Seminole State College students develop the knowledge necessary to engage as citizens in diverse  local, national, and global communities.

The School is subdivided into the following departments:

  • Arts and Communications
  • Biological Science
  • English
  • Honors Institute
  • Humanities and Modern Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Social Science

School of Business, Health and Public Safety

The School of Business, Health and Public Safety provides educational pathways to high demand and high wage careers that enable individuals to be financially self-sufficient. These programs strengthen the region's economic health and prepare individuals for lifelong rewarding careers. Central Florida's major employers participate as advisory board members, helping to design curricula so that graduates are able to integrate technical skills, critical thinking and leadership. Each of the programs readies graduates for immediate employment in their career field and provides the option to continue their education to a bachelor's degree.

The School is home to the following professional disciplines:

  • Accounting
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Legal Studies
  • Nursing
  • Public Safety

School of Engineering, Design and Construction

The School of Engineering, Design and Construction provides comprehensive programs leading to professional careers in the built environment. The School offers programs grounded in academic course work, site visits and practical application of industry principles.

The School is home to the following professional disciplines:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Construction
  • Digital Media
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology, Networking and Programming
  • Interior Design

School of Academic Foundations

The School of Academic Foundations provides practical instruction for adults who are seeking basic academic skills, a high school diploma, preparation for the GED® exam, personal enrichment and skill building.

The unique needs of the adult learner are met using individualized instructional programs and innovative classroom instruction. Classes are offered at Seminole State College campuses and at outreach sites throughout Seminole County with day, evening and weekend hours available.

The School offers the following programs:

  • Adult Basic Education/GED®
  • Adult High School
  • English Language Studies

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