May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Collin College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Collin College Catalog

About Collin College



College Mission Statement

The College District is a student- and community-centered institution committed to developing valuable skills, strengthening character and challenging the intellect.

Vision Statement

Delivering a brighter future for our students and communities.

Core Values

We have a passion for:

  • Learning
  • Service and Involvement
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Academic Excellence
  • Dignity and Respect
  • Integrity

Philosophy and Purpose Statement

Through its campuses, centers and programs, the College District fulfills community and industry needs and its primary statutory purposes under Section 103.003(e) of the Texas Education Code by providing:

  • Academic courses in the core curriculum or a field of study curriculum to transfer to higher education institutions;
  • Programs leading to baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, or certificates, including technical programs, designed to develop marketable skills and promote economic development;
  • Continuing adult education programs for academic, professional, occupational and cultural enhancement;
  • Developmental education and literacy programs designed to improve the basic skills of students;
  • A program of student support services, including counseling and learning resources, designed to assist individuals in achieving their educational and career goals;
  • Workforce, economic and community development initiatives designed to meet local and state needs;
  • Other purposes as may be directed by the Board and/or the laws of the State of Texas.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Collin College is an equal opportunity institution and provides educational and employment opportunities without discrimination on any basis protected by applicable law.

Students with concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and/or sexual assault in violation of applicable laws should contact the District Dean of Students Office at 972.881.5604 or dos@collin.edu.

Collin College provides reasonable accommodations to afford equal educational opportunities to all people, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Act and Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students requesting accommodations under these provisions should contact Collin College’s Accommodations at Collin College for Equal Support Services (ACCESS) Office at 972.881.5898 (voice) or access@collin.edu.

Upon request, the Collin College Catalog is available in an alternate format for students with print-oriented disabilities. For more information, contact the ACCESS Office at 972.881.5898 (voice) or access@collin.edu. For persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing or have speech impairments, contact Texas Relay Services by dialing 711, 1.800.735.2989 (TTY) or 1.877.826.1789 (VCO).

Institutional Accreditation Status

Collin County Community College District is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Collin County Community College District also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Collin County Community College District may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Programmatic Accrediting Agencies

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA); American Council for Construction Education (ACCE); American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF); American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA); American Veterinary Medical Association’s Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA); Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM); Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation of Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoAPSG); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs (CAAHEP) through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS); National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-Master Collision; National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)-Master Automobile Service Technology.