Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Introduction




Atlanta Metropolitan State College is committed to the principle of affirmative action and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental handicap, disability or veteran status in its recruitment, admissions, employment, facility and program accessibility, or services. It is the responsibility of all students to read this catalog, official announcements, and official bulletin boards, and to otherwise inform themselves of all facts relating to life at the College. Each student will be held responsible for the contents of the catalog and other official announcements and publications of Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

This catalog is prepared for the convenience of students and is not to be construed as a contract between a student and this institution. In case of any divergence from or conflict with the Bylaws or Policies of the Board of Regents, the official Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents shall prevail.

While every effort is made to provide accurate and current information, Atlanta Metropolitan State College reserves the right to change, without notice, statements in the catalog concerning rules, policies, fees, curricula, courses, calendars or other matters. Students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College agree to comply with all College rules and regulations and with any necessary changes in these rules and regulations. Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of the 1974 “Buckley Amendment,” releases no personal information restricted by that Act without written consent of the student. This Act prohibits College officials from disclosing any records, or any other grade reports, academic standings, transcripts of records, or any other records, files, documents and materials in whatever medium, which contain information directly related to the student and from which the student can be individually identified.

Mission Statement

Atlanta Metropolitan State College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, focuses on excellence, where outstanding faculty members and committed staff teach and facilitate the successful academic matriculation and holistic development of students. The College offers an affordable liberal arts education and prepares students from a diverse urban community to function in a global society.

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

To be admitted to full major status, students must fulfill the pre-set courses for mathematics majors and grade-point average requirements as described in the Request for Change/Declaration of Undergraduate Program form. [+]

The Division of Science, Mathematics and Health Professions advises students in this program. Bachelor’s Degree Program Major Admission Requirement: To be admitted to full major status, students must fulfill the pre-set courses for mathematics majors and grade-point average requirements as described in the Request for Change/Declaration of Undergraduate Program form. At minimum, they must complete twelve hours in the designated courses in the Pre-requisite mathematics courses with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and have at least a “C” or better in College Algebra. Substitutions: In the major, requirements permissible only by petition to the Department Head or Dean of the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Health Professions. Residency Requirements: Students desiring to earn a degree from Atlanta Metropolitan State College must earn a minimum of 39 semester hours at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in courses numbered, at 3000 or above, with an average GPA of at least 2.5 ; and at least half of the courses in the major should be taken at AMSC. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Biological Science

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biological Science is a four year research-based program that will prepare students to either enter the workforce with a bachelor’s degree, or transfer to professional or graduate programs. [+]

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biological Science is a four year research-based program that will prepare students to either enter the workforce with a bachelor’s degree, or transfer to professional or graduate programs. It will prepare students for programs in: Medical, Dental, and Pharmacy School, as well as Graduate School in Cell or Molecular Biology. To become a major in the Bachelor of Science Biological Science program, all pre-requisite requirements must first be satisfied. Those students, who do not meet all requirements for entrance to the baccalaureate program, may be considered for the Associate of Science degree program, if they meet all of the program admissions requirements for the Associate Degree. Admissions Policy and Requirements 1. Be a graduate of and have a college preparatory diploma from a high school accredited by a regional accrediting association, or a public high school regulated by a school system and state Department of Education. 2. Have completed the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' College Preparatory Curriculum. Seventeen curriculum course units required as follows: English (4 units): emphasis in grammar and usage; literature (American, English, and World); and advanced composition skills. Mathematics (4 units): Georgia High School graduates should complete Math I, II, III and fourth year advanced math. Non Georgia High School graduates algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and one additional mathematics course with these units as prerequisites. Science (4 units): The four science units should include two laboratory courses. Students should complete one unit of Life Science/Lab, one unit... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

Students desiring to earn a degree from Atlanta Metropolitan State College must earn a minimum of 39 semester hours at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in courses numbered, at 3000 or above, with an average GPA of at least 2.5 (C); and at least half of the courses in the major should be taken at AMSC. [+]

The Division of Social Sciences advises students in this program. Declaration/Change of Major Eligibility: Students admitted directly into the B.S. in Criminal Justice program as freshmen must possess a minimum 2.5 high school GPA from an accredited precollegiate institution. Current Atlanta Metropolitan State College students, including those in the criminal justice Associate’s program, with a minimum 2.0 GPA may be admitted into the B.S. in Criminal Justice degree program. Course Substitutions: Course substitutions for major requirements are permissible only by petition to the Department Chair or Dean of the Social Sciences Division. Residency Requirements: Students desiring to earn a degree from Atlanta Metropolitan State College must earn a minimum of 39 semester hours at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in courses numbered, at 3000 or above, with an average GPA of at least 2.5 (C); and at least half of the courses in the major should be taken at AMSC. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Entertainment

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

Current Atlanta Metropolitan State College students, including those in the Mass Communication Associate’s program, with a minimum 2.0 GPA and who meet all perquisite requirements may be admitted into the B.S. in Digital Media and Entertainment degree program. [+]

Declaration/Change of Major Eligibility: Students admitted directly into the B.S. in Digital Media and Entertainment program as a freshmen must possess a minimum 2.5 high school GPA from an accredited pre-collegiate institution. Current Atlanta Metropolitan State College students, including those in the Mass Communication Associate’s program, with a minimum 2.0 GPA and who meet all perquisite requirements may be admitted into the B.S. in Digital Media and Entertainment degree program. Course Substitutions: Course substitutions for major requirements are permissible only by petition to the Department Chair or Dean of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts. Residency Requirements: Students desiring to earn a degree from Atlanta Metropolitan State College must earn a minimum of 39 semester hours at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in courses numbered, at 3000 or above, with an average GPA of at least 2.5 (C); and at least half of the courses in the major should be taken at AMSC. [-]