Ozark Catalog
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Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus
2014-2015 Technical Catalog

Ozark, Arkansas
www.atu.edu/ozark

University Mission Statement

Arkansas Tech University, a state-supported institution of higher education, is dedicated to nurturing scholastic development, integrity, and professionalism. The University offers a wide range of traditional and innovative programs which provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community of learners.

Ozark Campus Mission Statement

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus, in partnership with the community, will provide a quality educational environment which will enable all students to learn the skills and acquire the knowledge necessary for them to become contributing members in the workforce and in society.

Accreditation

Accreditation LogoArkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602. (312) 263-0456

Program Accreditations

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.
(301) 652-AOTA
www.acoteonline.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon Recommendation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants
(Medical Assistant)
20 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 228-2262 Ext. 129

Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Bldg., Suite 800
1123 South University
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
(501) 686-2700

HVAC Excellence
P.O. Box 491
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(800) 394-5268
www.hvacexcellence.org

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
(703) 669-6650

State Health Department Cosmetology Division
101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 108
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 682-2168

Arkansas Department of Health
Division of EMS & Trauma Systems
4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 38
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2262

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs
for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
(817) 330-0080

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 706-3245

Enrolling in Arkansas Tech University Ozark Campus

Students are urged to thoroughly acquaint themselves with this catalog. It sets forth policies and procedures for enrolling and successfully completing the various programs of study.

The basic responsibilities of selecting a program of study, enrolling in the prescribed courses of study in the major field and complying with Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus' requirements for graduation rest with the student; however, Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus personnel will assist the student with problems encountered. Further assistance is offered in the form of capable departmental advisors and an appropriate graduation check list to serve as a reminder of the various graduation requirements.

For More Information

General Information (479) 667-2117
Toll Free (866) 225-2884
Office of Academic Affairs (479) 667-1707
Office of Student Services (479) 667-3433
Office of Fiscal Affairs (479) 667-2950
Financial Aid (479) 667-3111

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus will provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. This applies to all phases of the personnel process, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, separation, transfer, training, compensation, discipline, and all other employment terms, conditions, and benefits. Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus will provide a copy of this policy to all applicants for employment. All faculty and staff will be notified annually of the policy. Further, Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus will consider through a designated grievance procedure, the complaints of any person who feels that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus will have an Affirmative Action Plan that contains a set of specific and result-orientated procedures to apply every good faith effort to achieve prompt and full utilization of minorities, women, those with disabilities or veterans at all levels and all segments of its workforce where deficiencies exists. Additionally, Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus will continually monitor and evaluate its employment practices to ensure that they are free of bias or discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

A copy of the Affirmative Action Plan, including specific responsibilities and provisions for implementation and compliance will be made available upon request. Responsibility for implementation and compliance with this Affirmative Action policy has been delegated to the Affirmative Action officer, e-mail affirmative.action@atu.edu.

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, veteran status, genetic information, or disability in any of its practices, policies, or procedures.  This includes, but is not limited to employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates, or financial aid. 

Arkansas Tech University complies with all applicable state and federal laws including, but not limited to:  Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974, Age Discrimination Act, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.  Responsibility for implementation and compliance with this Non-Discrimination Policy has been delegated to Jennifer Fleming, Affirmative Action officer who can be reached by emailing affirmative.action@atu.edu or calling 479-498-6020.

It is the policy of Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus to maintain the University Community as a place of work and study for staff, faculty, and students free of harassment, to include sexual and gender harassment and all forms of sexual intimidation and exploitation. All students, staff and faculty should be aware that the University is concerned and prepared to take action to prevent and correct such behavior. The determination of what constitutes sexual harassment will vary with the particular circumstances, but it may be described generally as unwanted sexual behavior, such as physical contact and verbal comment or suggestions which adversely affect the working or learning environment of others. Anyone who is subjected to offensive sexual behavior is encouraged to pursue the matter through the established informal or formal grievance procedures. Generally the informal procedures afford an opportunity to explore a problem and consider alternative means for its resolution.

A copy of the annual budget is available in the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center on the main campus of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. A copy of the annual financial report is available from the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance in Room 207 of the Administration building on the main campus of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

The provisions of this catalog are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between any student and Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus.