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Contents Academic Sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Tuition & Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 How to Apply & Register. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Financial Aid. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Bookstore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Dining Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Directory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Program Contact List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 General Education Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Course Options | Learning Formats . . . . . . . . 18 Fall Credit Offerings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Campus Locations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Jefferson Hall (J Building) 1ST FLOOR Enrollment Center - Welcome Center, Registration & Records, Student Finance 2ND FLOOR College and Career Readiness Center - Admissions, Career & Academic Planning Services (CAPS), and Transfer & Career Services 3RD FLOOR Financial Services Center - Financial Aid and Finance February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December (Non-Peak Hours) Monday .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 6:00 pm Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Wednesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Thursday*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm *January, July, August (Thursday Peak Hours) open until 6:00 p.m. Annapolis Hall (A Building) 1ST FLOOR Disability Access Services (DAS), A-105 Monday–Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Open Monday evenings until 7:00 p.m. by appointment only. Veteran & Military Services, A-109 Monday–Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Evening appointments available upon request. Office of Student Success Programs, A-103 Monday–Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm Student Center (H Building, 1st Floor) Bookstore Monday–Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a m - 5:00 pm Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a m - 2:00 pm Hours at the start of the semester or for special events may vary. Please check bookstore.frederick.edu for current hours. Center for Student Engagement Monday–Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a m - 4:30 pm College Security Monday–Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 a m - 10:00 pm Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm For safety and protection, College Security is available 24/7. FCC Main Campus: 301.606.7716 • The Monroe Center: 301.606.7721 Testing Center (Linganore Hall, L-204, 2nd Floor) Testing is by appointment only. Visit frederick.edu/testing for more details. Monday and Friday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a m - 4:30 pm Tuesday–Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a m - 7:00 pm Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 a m - 12:00 pm Hours of Operation COVID-19 UPDATE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Important Message Regarding Academic Sessions and Course Offerings FCC complies with public health and safety standards to ensure all campus courses, services, and activities are safe for all participants. Students should monitor their College email and the FCC Covid-19 webpage at frederick.edu/Covid-19 for the most up-to-date information regarding COVID related health and safety standards and expectations. FCC offers a wide variety of course formats to meet the individual needs of students. Comprehensive student services are available both in-person and virtually. Contact [email protected] with any questions or call 301.624.2710 (Student Center Welcome Desk) or 301.624.2772 (Jefferson Hall Welcome Desk).

Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 1 FALL 2022 Registration opens Monday, April 18, 2022 Priority Registration for Veterans & Military opens Friday, April 15, 2022 Fall Academic Sessions and Fall Credit Schedule subject to change due to COVID-19. Visit frederick.edu/schedules for the most up-to-date information. Important Dates Priority Registration for Veterans & Military Friday, April 15 Summer/Fall Registration Opens Monday, April 18 Fall Payment Due Dates Monday, August 15 by 6:00 pm Friday, August 19 by 4:30 pm No Credit or Continuing Education (CE) Classes Saturday, September 3 Labor Day - College Holiday Monday, September 5 Election Day - No Credit Classes Tuesday, November 8 No Credit or CE Classes, offices open until 4:30 pm - College Holiday begins Wednesday, November 23 College Holiday November 24 - 27 Winter Break - College Holiday December 19 - January 1 ACADEMIC SESSIONS 15-week (1) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 20 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 25 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 25 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 31 Last day to withdraw October 31 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 10 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 14 1st 7.5-week (7H1) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 20 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 23 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 25 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 31 Last day to withdraw September 23 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 12 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 17 1st 10-week (10A) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 20 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 24 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 25 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 31 Last day to withdraw October 7 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 31 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 3 2nd 5-week (5W2) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 27 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 29 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 1 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 7 Last day to withdraw October 19 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 31 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 3 2nd 7.5-week (7H2) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 13 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 15 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 18 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 24 Last day to withdraw November 17 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 10 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 14 3rd 5-week (5W3) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 2 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 5 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 12 Last day to withdraw November 30 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 10 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 14 1st 5-week (5W1) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 20 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 22 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 25 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 31 Last day to withdraw September 14 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 26 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 29 13-week (13W) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 6 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 10 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 10 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 16 Last day to withdraw November 5 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 10 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 14 2nd 10-week (10B) First day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 27 Last day to add. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . September 30 Last day 100% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 1 Last day 50% refund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 7 Last day to withdraw November 12 Last day of classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 10 Grades due (10 a m ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 14 Note: PeopleSoft session codes listed next to sessions in parentheses Important Deadlines Last day to apply for: August 2022 graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 1, 2022 December 2022 graduation. . . . . . . . . December 1, 2022 First day to enroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 18, 2022 Summer 2022 “I” grades to “F” . . . . September 13, 2022 NOTE: Students receiving financial aid must attend courses to qualify for their awards. Failure to attend will result in student owing a balance with the College. Students will no longer be administratively expunged for non-attendance and must drop their courses prior to the 100% refund date for their sessions if they do not attend.

Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 2 TUITION & FEES Our College is dedicated to providing quality education, superior resources, and affordable tuition FCC tuition and fees for a full-time (12 credit) in-county student amount to approximately $3,700 per year By comparison, the College Board reports the national average for tuition and fees exceeds $9,000 at public four-year colleges and averages $31,000 at private schools With high academic standards and affordable tuition rates, FCC is a wise choice for higher education Fall 2022 Tuition & Fees Chart * Credits In-County Out-of-County Out-of-State 1 $158 34 $311 34 $411 34 2 $316 68 $622 68 $822 68 3 $475 02 $934 02 $1,234 02 4 $633 36 $1,245 36 $1,645 36 5 $791 70 $1,556 70 $2,056 70 6 $950 04 $1,868 04 $2,468 04 7 $1,108 38 $2,179 38 $2,879 38 8 $1,266 72 $2,490 72 $3,290 72 9 $1,425 06 $2,802 06 $3,702 06 10 $1,583 40 $3,113 40 $4,113 40 11 $1,738 40 $3,421 40 $4,521 40 12 $1,893 40 $3,729 40 $4,929 40 13 $2,048 40 $4,037 40 $5,337 40 14 $2,203 40 $4,345 40 $5,745 40 15 $2,358 40 $4,653 40 $6,153 40 16 $2,513 40 $4,961 40 $6,561 40 * Tuition and fees rates are subject to change. Tuition and fees* In-County per credit hour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $129 Out-of-County per credit hour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $282 Out-of-State per credit hour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $382 Please note: As an open-admission institution, FCC grants admission to all students regardless of citizenship status Many students are eligible for In-County or Out-of-County tuition rates regardless of their citizenship status If you selected “Non US Citizen” on your application to the college, your tuition rate has been designated, by default, as out of state, however, you may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate Please refer to the Residency Policy and Procedures (page 8) for more information on how to qualify for a reduced tuition rate Consolidated Service Fee ($26) Every student taking a credit course will be required to pay a consolidated service fee per credit hour The consolidated service fee supports costs associated with registration, transcripts, commencement, various instructional and support services, technology costs, capital expenditures including capital improvements, parking, maintenance and repair of College equipment/systems, and safety and security needs Student Activity Fee ($3.34) The Student Activity Fee is a fee charged to all credit students each academic term The revenue generated goes into a special account administered by the Student Government Association to fund social, recreational, and cultural events, campus clubs and student organizations, authorized student travel and service trips, and annual signature student events such as New Student Convocation, Success Week, Welcome Week, and Wellness Events The fee is charged on a credit hour basis for up to a maximum of 10 credit hours Additional Fees** Some courses may have additional fees. For fee amounts and full details, review the notes in the online, real-time schedule at https://www.frederick.edu/class-schedules/html-schedule.aspx. Credit by Portfolio (per credit hour). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50% of tuition Credit by Departmental Exam (per credit hour) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50% of tuition American Sign Language Immersion Experience (ASLS 250) . . . . . . . . . . . . $120 Applied Music Fee (per class). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $490 Building Trades HVAC and Electrical (per class). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $71 40 Welding (per class). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100 Culinary Arts (per class) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $121 Please refer to the specific HCTI course. Some courses require a chef uniform and basic knife or pastry set. Expedited Transcripts Fee Expedited service for e-transcripts delivered electronically. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5 Expedited service for printed transcripts delivered by USPS. . . . . . . . . . . . $7 50 FE MA Fee (per credit hour, subject to change) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $90 EMGT Track I Registration Fee (per course, not eligible for 50% refund) .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100 Nursing Program Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $293 36 Physical Education Fees Please refer to the specific PHED course for fees that may be payable to the site where the class meets. Surgical Technology Fees SURG 120: Lab supplies for entire program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $425 SURG 125: Preclinical screening. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100 SURG 200: Certification fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250 Please refer to the specific SURG course for fees that may be required. ** In special cases, the College may charge additional fees. Some classes may charge additional fees for equipment or materials. Students are responsible for the purchase of textbooks and other materials for each class The average cost is about $150 per course Fall payment due date: • Monday, August 15, 2022 by 6:00 p.m. • Friday, August 19, 2022 by 4:30 p.m. The College continues to closely monitor and carefully assess the impact COVID-19 has on our operations and instruction Modifications to the traditional College procedures, as outlined in the following sections, may be necessary Please refer to the Directory on page 14 for contact information and frederick.edu/Covid-19 for updates

Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 3 How to avoid the Drop Zone 1 Students must have paid in full, or 2 have enough anticipated financial aid posted to their PeopleSoft account, or 3 be enrolled in a payment plan (To set up a payment plan log into your Peoplesoft account and select Student Center) Note: If the college is closed due to inclement weather on the payment due date, the payment deadline will be extended and will occur the day the College reopens. Automatic Payment Plan FCC provides a payment plan for the semester which allows you to divide your total costs into automatic monthly payments. • Sign up early at http://myFCC frederick edu – log into PeopleSoft, click the link under finance from the student center page • Payments are automatically withdrawn from your checking/savings account or major credit card on the 5th day of each month that payment is due • Enrollment fee is $25; No interest charges • If you sign up for a payment plan, you are entering into a contract for all tuition and fees • You may be eligible to add required course materials to your payment plan For additional information, email [email protected] Fall 2022 Target Dates To Enroll in a Payment Plan Sign up by Required down payment Number of remaining payments Months of payments (payment date 15th or 30th) May 15 20% 6 June - Nov June 15 25% 5 July - Nov July 15 30% 4 Aug - Nov August 15 30% 3 Sept - Nov August 30 30% 3 Sept - Nov September 15 40% 3 Oct - Dec October 15 40% 2 Nov - Dec November 15 50% 1 December For additional information, contact Student Finance at 301 846 2456 or email questions to [email protected] If you are a financial aid student, see payment plan information on page 12 ! HOW TO APPLY & REGISTER Please monitor your myFCC email for updates from the College. New Students NOTE: For more information about programs and careers offered, admissions, or enrollment steps, please go to frederick.edu/admissions Please follow the steps below and call 301 846 2400 if you have questions 1) Apply to the College • Go to frederick.edu to apply online • Select Admissions • Click Apply • Your welcome letter will be sent to you in the mail and your New Student ID number will be emailed to you using the addresses included on your application 2) Prepare for registration If you have attended other colleges and/or have completed prior learning elsewhere, please send your official transcripts from each institution and/or prior learning source to Registration & Records To comply with the Maryland College and Career Readiness Act of 2013, the College requires that all degree-seeking students complete a college credit-bearing math and college credit-bearing English course prior to the completion of 24 college credits 3) Required Orientation, Advising, and Registration (ROAR) All new students planning to attend FCC for their first college experience will participate in the ROAR program Students must have applied to the College and completed their placement assessment (or submitted testing exemptions) before they can schedule a ROAR appointment Three steps to ROAR: 1 Complete a comprehensive Online Orientation that includes important information about getting started with the college registration process, academic programs, academic support services, student services, campus life, college policies, and next steps 2 Meet with an academic advisor to select classes To make an appointment go to frederick edu/capsadvisingappointments or call 301 846 2471 3 Register for classes in Peoplesoft through your Student Portal For more information about ROAR, please visit frederick edu/orientation 4) Register for Classes An academic advisor can help you select your courses and discuss your academic and career goals After meeting with your advisor and selecting your courses, you can register for classes • Current students can register online or in-person Specific instructions can be found on page 4 • Students who are advised by Veteran and Military Services (301 624 2836), Office of Student Success Programs (301 846 2483), or Disability Access Services (301 846 2408) should make an appointment with their advisor 5) Pay for classes Payments can be made online through PeopleSoft or by visiting Student Finance (1st Floor, J-Building) Students may not attend a class if they have not registered for that class and made payment arrangements. See payment due date on page 2. We recommend students immediately log onto myFCCeFunds.com to activate the refund preference. Even if you are not currently anticipating a refund from FCC, you may have one in the future, so it is critical that you activate your refund preference as soon as your pin number information arrives. The myFCC eFunds provides options for refund delivery. Simply select the refund preference that is best for you. Your refund options include: • ACH Transfer to another bank account (refunds available 2-3 business days). • Easy Refund to the myFCC eFunds debit card (refunds available the same day FCC releases the funds to BankMobile). For more information: refundselection.com FCC partners with BankMobile to issue refunds electronically. Look for this BankMobile envelope to select your refund preference. Frederick Community College has partnered with BankMobile to provide you with an electronic way to receive your FCC refunds faster. This is the way you will receive academic refunds. BankMobile will mail students a pin number to activate and choose a refund preference. Pin information will be mailed on the first day of classes to the address on file with Frederick Community College.

Readmit Students If you’ve attended FCC before, but not since the Fall 2020 semester, complete the admissions application and select “Readmit” under Classification You may have to submit proof of residency You will follow the requirements of the current catalog year Current and Transfer Students 1) Meet with an advisor to talk about your course selection and to discuss your academic and career goals. • Students are assigned an advisor based on their academic major Students should be sure to schedule their advising appointment with their assigned advisor Use the Career and Academic Planning Services (CAPS) webpage to find your assigned advisor and to schedule an advising appointment • Students who are advised by Veteran and Military Services (301 624 2836), Office of Student Success Programs (301 846 2483), or Disability Access Services (301 846 2408) should make an appointment with their advisor • Students on academic alert or academic probation must meet with an advisor from Career and Academic Planning Services, Office of Student Success Programs, Veteran and Military Services, or Disability Access Services prior to registering for classes • Students returning to FCC from academic suspension must schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor prior to registering for classes Students returning from academic dismissal must meet with the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Call 301 846 2469 to schedule an appointment Prior to meeting with your advisor, access your Degree Plan. See Student Services Available Online (page 5) Courses still needed are indicated as “Requirement Not Satisfied” Developmental English and mathematics requirements will not appear, but, if needed, you should include them in your schedule and plan to take them first 2) Register for Classes On the web or in person • Web registration Go to http://myFCC frederick edu Click on PeopleSoft/Student Information System in the blue navigation bar, then follow the online instructions • You may also register using a registration form, which can be found here: https://app.perfectforms.com/PresentationServer/Form.aspx/ Play/0TlGAgoG?f=0TlGAgoG OR • Register in person Bring your registration form to Registration & Records • If you’re on academic alert or probation, you must have your enrollment approved by your academic advisor before you register • If you plan to take more than 18 credits during the semester, you will need your advisor’s signature 3) Review your schedule ** When signing up for a mixture of structured remote, hybrid remote, and face to face classes, please be sure to leave sufficient time between classes to move between campus and an appropriate workspace for your structured remote session. • Check classroom locations (Some courses are held off site) • Check course start and end dates (Some courses do not begin at the start of the semester) • Check to see if you have registered for a linked class If so, make sure you are registered for both components • Print your schedule to be sure you have completed the process correctly • If you have registered for an online class, see page 23 for more information about online classes at FCC Students may not attend a class if they have not registered for that class and made payment arrangements. Dual Enrollment of High School Aged Students High school students are subject to the same assessment and placement policies and procedures as other students Students must adhere to FCPS guidelines and complete appropriate paperwork High school students earn transcripted college credit upon successful course completion In some cases, students may earn both high school and college credit for a college course that meets the curriculum requirements of the approved high school course Frederick County High School Students Discounts for Frederick County High School students will be automatically adjusted weekly. High school students are eligible for the discount only during fall and spring semesters. Early College FCPS high school students may apply for acceptance into the Early College program Early College students have the opportunity to complete their high school diploma and earn an Associate degree simultaneously Additional information and program requirements are located at frederick edu/de Open Campus - Courses held on FCC campus Students sixteen years of age or older may enroll in college courses while concurrently enrolled in high school FCPS students pay 75% of tuition plus fees Tuition is waived for FCPS students who are eligible for free and reduced meals High school students are eligible for the discount only during fall and spring semesters. See page 2 for applicable payment due dates. High School Based - Courses attended at FCPS High School The College, in partnership with FCPS, provides students the opportunity to enroll in college courses that are taught at their high school FCPS students pay 43% of tuition, and tuition is waived for FCPS students who are eligible for free and reduced meals Students must contact their high school guidance office for further information and to enroll Homeschool/Private School Students Homeschool and private school students are subject to the same assessment and placement policies and procedures as other students FCC offers a reduced tuition rate for homeschool and private school students in Frederick County Students pay 75% of tuition plus fees Proof will be required For questions, call 301 846 2456 4 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 The College continues to closely monitor and carefully assess the impact COVID-19 has on our operations and instruction Modifications to the traditional College procedures, as outlined in the following sections, may be necessary Please refer to the Directory on page 14 for contact information and frederick.edu/Covid-19 for updates

Visiting Students Take a class at FCC to transfer back to your four-year college/university It’s less expensive and will move you closer to your degree at your native institution Follow the simple steps below: 1. First-time students and former students who have not attended FCC in two years: apply at frederick edu Your welcome letter containing your student ID number will be mailed to the address included on your application You must have this ID number to register online 2 Obtain a permission to enroll form* from the Registrar’s Office at your home college, or a copy of your transcript that shows proof of having met FCC prerequisites 3 You can then register in one of four ways: a Send an email to [email protected] edu Include your FCC ID number and PDF copies of your permission to enroll form* or transcript Permission will be entered into the Student Information System to allow web registration b Register online using our PeopleSoft system if the required prerequisite has been evaluated by FCC and stored in the system c Register in person with your permission to enroll form* or your unofficial transcript showing you have met the prerequisite d Fill out the Credit registration form https://app perfectforms com/ PresentationServer/Form aspx/Play/0TlGAgoG?f=0TlGAgoG For more information, visit frederick.edu/enroll-now/visiting-students Students may not attend a class if they have not registered for that class and made payment arrangements. * Colleges and universities may use different terminology for this document. Inquire with your school about necessary transfer forms. Student Services Available Online Use your online PeopleSoft student account to activate your myFCC email account. • Register and adjust classes (drop/add) • View degree requirements; plan your courses • View and print your class schedules and grades • View your financial aid information • Sign up for the payment plan • Print unofficial transcripts • View transfer credit • Make a payment • View your grades • Apply for graduation To Log in go to http://myFCC.frederick.edu • Click on PeopleSoft in the blue navigation bar • User ID is a capital W and your 7 digit student ID number • Enter your password, or select ‘reset password’ if you’ve never logged in before, or if you have forgotten your password • This log-in is case sensitive To find courses needed in your Degree Plan: From Student Center, under Academics, click on My Academics • Click View My Degree Plan • Click Expand All button to open all sections • Read Graduation Requirements at the top of your Degree Plan • Scroll down to review courses required in your major, listed by section (English, Math, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Communications, etc ) • Review courses taken and courses needed to satisfy each requirement • Click on course names for course descriptions and prerequisite info • Meet with an advisor to select courses based on career and transfer goals To enroll in a class using the class number from the credit schedule (ex., 1009): • Self Service > Student Center • Under Academics heading, click on Enroll • Select semester if option appears; click Continue • Enter Class Number (4-digit for Fall/Spring, 3-digit for Summer; click Enter • Review course info; if correct click Next • You can add more classes or click Proceed to Step 2 of 3 • Review schedule, then click Finish Enrolling to complete the registration process • Print a copy for your record Making Changes Schedule changes/withdrawals: You can drop/add on the Web You can also make changes in person at Registration & Records To drop a credit course/adjust your schedule: • From Student Center, under Academics, click on Enroll • Click drop from the menu under the Enroll tab • Select semester (term) if option appears; click Continue • Click the box in front of the class you wish to drop • Click drop selected classes • Confirm course to be dropped is correct • Click Finish Dropping • Click on My Class Schedule (top of page) to verify schedule changes • Add a class, if needed, using directions above Please note: Dropping a class after the published drop/add dates does not remove account charges. To review whether to drop a class go to frederick.edu/admissions/registration-records/withdrawal-advising.aspx. Name changes The Name Change form is an electronic form available online or at the Welcome Desk in Jefferson Hall Address changes The Address Change form is an electronic form available online Academic plan changes The Change of Major form is an electronic form available online Canceled courses FCC reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment You will be notified via your MyFCC email account by the academic department if your class is canceled You will receive a full refund 5 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400

Academic Assessment and Placement Policy and Procedures I. Philosophy and Scope Frederick Community College (“FCC” or the “College”) is committed to supporting student success by ensuring appropriate course placement using a series of computer-based assessment tests that measure individuals’ reading, writing, and math skills Minimum placement scores, known as cut scores, are established through statewide agreements These scores are used to determine college-readiness and placement into specific courses, including developmental, English language acquisition, and college-level courses Credit courses have prerequisites that include expectations of college-readiness as reflected in the placement scores and/or other pre-established expectations This policy and procedures outlines placement test requirements, guidelines for placement, and exemptions and exceptions to required placement testing II. Definitions for the Purpose of this Policy and Procedures A “Certificate-Seeking” refers to a category of individuals who have declared an intent to follow a sequence of specific credit courses resulting in a formal award of completion of up to 36 credits B. “Courses of Interest” refers to a category of individuals who seek to take courses listed as credit in the FCC Academic Catalog for personal knowledge or professional development as opposed to the fulfillment of FCC program requirements C “Degree-Seeking” refers to a category of individuals who have declared an intent to follow a prescribed curriculum in a career or transfer program that leads to an associate degree, which is generally sixty (60) credits, unless otherwise specified D. “Developmental Courses” refers to courses that prepare students for college-level coursework in reading, writing, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and math Developmental education may include multiple course sequences with students progressing as skills are developed Students are assigned to developmental courses based on their placement test scores E “Enrollment” refers to the status achieved when an individual has registered for classes and has either paid or made arrangements for payment of tuition and/or fees F. “Full-time Enrollment” refers to a student enrolled in twelve (12) or more credits during the fall or spring semesters, or in a total of twelve (12) credit hours cumulatively for the summer session, not inclusive of audited courses G “Continuously Enrolled” refers to the requirement that a student be enrolled continuously with breaks no longer than four (4) consecutive full academic semesters (fall or spring semesters) H “Readmitted Students” refers to individuals who have not attended FCC within the past two years and have reapplied for admission to the College I “Transfer student” refers to an individual who has attended another institution of higher learning after high school graduation or equivalency, and who may seek to receive credit for prior college coursework J. “Prerequisites” refers to expectations that must be met before enrollment in a course is allowed III. Responsible Senior Leader and Responsible Office Provost/Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Continuing Education, and Workforce Development IV. Entities Affected by this Policy and Procedures • FCC currently enrolled and prospective students • FCC faculty, staff and administrators V. Placement Testing Requirements A After applying to the College, placement tests are required for: 1 Individuals who are first-time college students who are seeking a degree or certificate, whether they enroll full-time or part-time 2 Individuals planning to take their first English or mathematics course 3 Currently enrolled students seeking a degree/certificate, whether enrolled full-time or part-time, who have not been tested in the past or whose placement scores and/or exemptions have expired 4 Transfer or readmitted individuals who have not completed a college-level math and/or English course 5 Individuals who are designated as Courses of Interest students and wish to enroll in courses with prerequisites of reading, writing, ESOL, or mathematics 6 Individuals who change their designation from Courses of Interest to certificate or degree-seeking 7 Individuals who are registering for non-credit courses with prerequisites of reading, writing, ESOL, or mathematics that are provided through contract training or offered in the Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) course schedule B Upon completion of all required placement tests, individuals are required to consult with an advisor to develop a degree, certificate, or appropriate plan for completion, including course selection Individuals will choose courses based on their placement scores and their individual career and college goals C Placement tests are not required for individuals as noted under Section V “Exceptions and Exemptions to Required Placement Testing” VI. Placement Guidelines A Unless otherwise indicated, placement scores are determined using Accuplacer academic assessments B Placement scores will be valid for two years after the date of taking the placement tests C Minimum cut scores have been determined for collegereadiness in reading, writing, and mathematics D Non-native English speakers and some world English speakers will take the Accuplacer ESL test to determine reading and writing placement scores E Individuals with documented disabilities as verified by the Services for Students with Disabilities Office will receive reasonable accommodations while completing the required placement tests F Individuals are permitted to retest once per Accuplacer assessment, no sooner than twenty-four (24) hours after the initial assessment G Students who are continuously enrolled will not be permitted to retest once they have started attending developmental or English language acquisition course(s) H Readmitted students must either retest or complete the developmental or English language acquisition course(s) as stipulated in the current FCC Academic Catalog I Individuals who demonstrate college-readiness as stipulated in Section V “Exceptions and Exemptions to Required Placement Testing” will be eligible to enroll in the appropriate credit-level courses according to their specific college-readiness scores 6 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400

VII. Exceptions and Exemptions to Required Placement Testing A Individuals transferring from an accredited U S institution of higher education who present unofficial and/or official transcripts indicating successful completion (cumulative 2 00 GPA or higher) of the equivalent of at least twelve (12) college credits will be exempted from the reading placement test, if six (6) credits are general education courses B Individuals will be exempted from the reading and writing placement tests if they provide evidence of successfully completing one or more of the following: 1 The equivalent of FCC course ENGL 101 or the first collegelevel English composition course at an accredited U S institution or credit through DANTES Subject Standard Tests (DSST), or College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) 2 The Advanced Placement (AP) test with a score of 3 or higher in English Language and Composition or English Literature and Composition AP test scores are valid for five years from the test date 3 The International Baccalaureate (IB) exams with a grade of 4 or above in one or more of the following exams: Language A Literature SL or HL, and/or Language A: Language & Literature SL or HL IB test scores are valid for five years from the test date 4 English 10 or 11 PARCC score of Level 4 or 5 This score is valid for one year after an individual’s date of high school graduation 5 The GED© Reasoning Through Language Arts test with a score of 165 or higher GED© scores are valid for one year from the test date C Individuals will be exempted from the math placement tests if they provide evidence of successfully completing one or more of the following: 1 A general education math course, at the college level, at an accredited U S institution or credit through DSST or CLEP 2 The Advanced Placement (AP) test with a score of 3 or higher in Calculus AB, Calculus BC, or Statistics AP test scores are valid for five years from the test date 3 The International Baccalaureate (IB) exams with a grade of 4 or above on one or more of the following exams: Mathematical Studies, Mathematics SL or HL and/or Further Math IB test scores are valid for five years from the test date 4 Algebra II PARCC score of Level 4 or 5, or a Geometry PARCC score of Level 4 or 5 for juniors completing Geometry This score is valid for one year after an individual’s date of high school graduation 5 The GED© Mathematical Reasoning test with a score of 165 or higher GED© scores are valid for one year from the test date D Individuals from Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) who successfully completed the following math courses are exempt from taking the math placement tests This exemption is valid for one year after the individual’s date of high school graduation 1 Algebra II with an A or B completed within the past two years are eligible to enroll in an appropriate college-level, credit-bearing math course (with the exception of pre-calculus or higher) 2 Intermediate Transitional Algebra with an A or B and earn the designated score on an FCC-approved collegereadiness exam are eligible to enroll in a collegelevel, non-STEM, credit-bearing math course 3 Pre-Calculus or higher level math course with an A, B, or C are eligible to enroll in the equivalent college-level credit bearing course 4 Designated transition math modules and earn the designated score on an FCC-approved college-readiness exam are eligible to enroll in a college-level, non-STEM, credit-bearing math course E Individuals from FCPS who successfully completed English 12 with a reading comprehension Lexile score of 1050 or higher on the HMH Reading Inventory, 80% or better on Vocabulary in Context assessments, 80% or better on the Performance Product Portfolio, and earn a final grade of A or B will be exempted from the reading and writing placement tests They will be deemed college-ready in reading and writing and will be eligible to enroll in ENGL 101 This exemption is valid for one year after the individual’s date of high school graduation F Individuals who have provided a copy of their SAT/ACT scores that meet the exemption criteria set by statewide agreements will be exempted from individual placement tests SAT and ACT scores are valid for five years from the test date 1 Individuals with an SAT Mathematics score of 500 or higher when taken before 8/1/17 or 530 or higher when taken after 8/1/17 are exempted from math placement testing 2 Individuals with an ACT Mathematics score of 21 or higher are exempted from math placement testing 3 Individuals with an SAT Critical Reading score of 500 or higher when taken before 8/1/17 or an Evidence-based Reading & Writing score of 480 or higher when taken after 8/1/17 are exempted from reading and writing placement testing 4 Individuals with an ACT reading score of 21 or higher average on the English Test & Reading Test scores are exempted from reading and writing placement testing G Individuals who provide an official copy of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score transcript and who score a 575 or higher on the paper-based test, a 233 or higher on the computerbased test, or a score of 90 or higher on the internet-based test are exempted from the reading, writing, and ESL placement tests TOEFL scores are valid for two years from the test date H Individuals who provide a copy of their official Accuplacer or alternative placement test score(s), and meet the FCC placement criteria that exempts them from developmental reading, writing, and/or mathematics, will also be exempt from the corresponding FCC placement tests These scores are valid for two years from the test date The Associate Vice President for the Center for Teaching and Learning or their designee will evaluate the scores and assign course placement(s) based on FCC standards I Individuals who have provided an unofficial transcript indicating satisfactory completion (at a C or better) of the highestlevel developmental course work in reading, writing, and/ or mathematics at another Maryland community college or accredited Maryland four-year college/university are exempted from corresponding placement tests Reading and writing placement exemptions do not apply to ESL course work J Visiting students from other institutions who present a “Permission to Enroll” form will have prerequisites waived for the courses certified by the sending institutions No placement exemption will be entered 7 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400 The College continues to closely monitor and carefully assess the impact COVID-19 has on our operations and instruction Modifications to the traditional College procedures, as outlined in the following sections, may be necessary Please refer to the Directory on page 14 for contact information and frederick.edu/Covid-19 for updates

K Individuals who have provided an official transcript indicating they have been awarded an associate degree or higher, from an accredited U S institution will be exempted from placement testing L Students who have successfully completed an FCC-approved academic intervention will be permitted one additional retest for a total of three placement test attempts, unless otherwise permitted by a specific FCC program M Individuals enrolled in FCPS or another school with a dual enrollment agreement with the College who wish to participate in dual enrollment may take the placement tests twice Individuals may retake the placement test a third time within six months of high school graduation, with an unofficial transcript or report card indicating successful completion of grade 12 English and /or math, and verification of their placement testing records by the Testing Center N Individuals who are otherwise exempted by the Associate Vice President for the Center for Teaching and Learning or their designee O Individuals who are juniors, seniors, and/or graduates of Maryland Public High Schools and present a transcript that verifies a cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3 0 or better will be exempt from taking the reading, writing, and mathematics placement testing This measure does not apply to grades earned in English as a Second or Other Language (ESL/ESOL) courses This GPA exemption will be valid for five years after the date of the individual’s high school graduation VIII. Related Policies and Procedures Academic Standards The official version of the College Academic Assessment and Placement Policy and Procedures is located on frederick.edu and is currently under review. Determination of Residency for Tuition Purposes Policy and Procedures I. Philosophy and Scope The determination of residency or domicile is governed by the Frederick Community College Board of Trustees in accordance with Maryland State and Federal law A student’s residence for tuition determination is assessed at the time they apply to the College The burden of proof of residency is to be upon the student, and they will be required to certify by signature to the accuracy of the information provided to the College As an open-admission institution, Frederick Community College grants admission to all students regardless of citizenship or immigration status Students’ tuition rate will either be in-county, out-of-county, or out-of-state for tuition purposes The following procedure applies to both full and part-time students (See related Tuition and Fees Policy and Procedures ) A student’s determined residency status will be used in the evaluation process for Selective Admission Programs II. Definitions for the Purpose of this Policy and Procedures A “Domicile” refers to the permanent place of abode, where physical presence and possessions are maintained with the intention of remaining indefinitely; or the permanent place of abode of any person or persons contributing more than 1⁄2 of the student’s financial support during the most recently completed year Only one domicile may be maintained by a student B. “Maryland resident” refers to an individual who has maintained a domicile in Maryland for at least three (3) months before enrolling in a course(s) C “Student” refers to an individual who is registered at the College, either full or part-time, in a credit or continuing education class or classes who has either paid or made arrangement for payment of tuition and/or fees D. “Military Personnel” refers to service members who are part of the Maryland National Guard, Reserves, or an active-duty unit E In-County: 1 “Non-dependent Maryland resident students” refers to in-county residents if, at the time of their application, are domiciled in Frederick County for three (3) consecutive months prior to application 2 “Dependent Maryland resident students” refers to an unmarried individual claimed by parent(s) or guardian(s) as an income tax exemption in the previous taxable year and are considered to be “in-county” residents if, at the time of their application, their parent(s) or guardian(s) are domiciled in Frederick County for three (3) consecutive months prior to application F. Out-of-County: 1 “Non-dependent Maryland resident students” refers to out-ofcounty residents in the State of Maryland if, at the time of their application, they are domiciled in another county in the State of Maryland, or if they have lived in Frederick County less than three months 2 “Dependent Maryland resident students” refers to out-of-county residents in the State of Maryland if, at the time of their application, their parent(s) or guardian(s) are domiciled in another county in the State of Maryland, or if they have lived in Frederick County less than three months G Out-of-State: 1 “Non-dependent students” refers to residents of another state if, at the time of their application, they are domiciled outside of the State of Maryland, or if they have lived in Frederick County less than three months 2 “Dependent students” refers to residents of another state if, at the time of their application, their parent(s) or guardian(s) are domiciled outside of the State of Maryland, or if they have lived in Frederick County less than three months 3 “Non-U.S. Citizens” refers to students who indicated that they are not U S Citizens At the time of application, they are coded out-of-state but may be eligible for in-state or in-county tuition (See Section VI International, Foreign National, and Immigrant Students ) III. Responsible Senior Leader and Responsible Office Vice President for Learning Support Office of the Vice President for Learning Support IV. Entities Affected by this Policy and Procedures FCC students 8 Frederick Community College • Fall 2022 Credit Schedule • frederick edu • 301 846 2400

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