2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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The General Catalog and Student Handbook describes current academic programs of study, related opportunities for student learning within those programs of study, course descriptions, degree requirements for the academic year, and certain policies and procedures related to students. The content of this catalog is subject to modification at any time for various reasons including, but not necessarily limited to, changes in college resources or educational plans. The catalog does not constitute a contractual commitment that the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) will offer all the courses or programs of study described, and CSN reserves the right to revise catalog provisions and fees at any time in accordance with the actions of the President, the NSHE, or the Board of Regents. CSN reserves the right to eliminate, cancel, reduce in size or phase out courses, academic programs of study and/or requirements for financial, curricular or programming reasons, and to limit enrollments in specific programs of study and courses.
Each academic department will have the most accurate up-to-date course information; also refer to the online General Catalog and Student Handbook for updated course information. The most current version of CSN Policies are available at www.csn.edu/policies-procedures.
The College of Southern Nevada publishes an annual catalog that covers the fall semester through the following summer term. Each student seeking to graduate from CSN with a bachelor’s degree, associate degree or certificate of achievement is required to satisfy course requirements as defined in the college catalog.
A student may select the catalog year governing requirements for graduation under the following circumstances:
The year in which the student enrolled, or
The year the student officially selects a program of study, or
The year in which the student will complete the degree requirements for a certificate of achievement, an associate’s degree, or a bachelor’s degree..
If a degree is offered for the first time after a student has enrolled, the student may choose the catalog year in which the degree or major was first offered. The selected catalog may not be more than six years old at the time of graduation for students receiving an associate’s degree or certificate of achievement, and not more than ten years old at the time of graduation for students receiving a bachelor’s degree.