Kentucky Community and Technical College System
KCTCS Catalog: 2005-06
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KCTCS Catalog 2005-06

Colleges

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  1. Ashland Community and Technical College
  2. Big Sandy Community and Technical College
  3. Bluegrass Community and Technical College District
  4. Bowling Green Technical College
  5. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  6. Gateway Community and Technical College
  7. Hazard Community and Technical College
  8. Henderson Community College
  9. Hopkinsville Community College
  10. Jefferson Community and Technical College
  11. Madisonville Community College
  12. Maysville Community and Technical College
  13. Owensboro Community and Technical College
  14. Somerset Community College
  15. Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
  16. West Kentucky Community and Technical College
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Somerset Community College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Somerset Community College, located in south-central Kentucky, is a comprehensive community and technical college with a mission to provide quality, affordable, and accessible educational and training opportunities that address the needs of its district. The college offers students educational experiences and associated services through traditional campus-based and distance learning modalities that promote intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning and encourage aesthetic awareness and social responsibility.

Somerset Community College will provide:

  • Academic, general education, and technical curricula leading to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees;
  • A general academic curriculum of university-parallel courses and programs meeting requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree;
  • Technical and occupational curricula designed to meet current and future workforce needs;
  • A comprehensive program of remedial and developmental education;
  • Customized training to meet the changing needs of business and industry;
  • Adult and continuing education; and,
  • Associated services including, but not limited to, library services, cultural and enrichment opportunities, information technology resources, and appropriate student support services.
  • Somerset Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

    Academic Programs

    Transfer Curricula
    Associate in Arts
    Associate in Science
    Occupational/Technical Curricula

    Occupational/Technical Curricula: The program listing represents broad groups of instructional programs offered by the college. Individual certificate (C), diploma (D), and Associate in Applied Science (A) degree curricula in each group are noted by C, D, and A in parenthesis.

    Air Conditioning Technology (C, D)
    Auto Body Repair (C, D)
    Automotive Technology (C, D)
    Aviation Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
    Business Studies: Accounting Technology (C, D)
    Business Studies: Business Administration (C, D, A)
    Business Studies: Medical Information Technology (C, D, A)
    Business Studies: Office Systems Technology (C, D, A)
    Carpentry (C, D)
    Clinical Laboratory Technology (C, A)
    Computer Aided Drafting (C, D)
    Cosmetology (C, D)
    Criminal Justice (A)
    Diesel Technology (C, D)
    Esthetician (C)
    Education (C, A)
    Emergency Medical Technician (C)
    Fire/Rescue Science Technology (C, D, A)
    General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
    Information Technology (C, A)
    Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, D, A)
    Limited Radiographer (C)
    Machine Tool Technology (C, D)
    Major Appliance Technology (C, D)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Electrical Technology (C, D)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Engineering Technology (C, D, A)
    Manufacturing Industrial Technology: Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
    Masonry (C, D)
    Medical Assisting (C, D)
    Nursing (A)
    Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
    Plumbing Technology (C, D)
    Practical Nursing (C, D)
    Radiography (A)
    Respiratory Care (A)
    Surgical Technology (C, D, A)
    Visual Communication (C, D)
    Welding Technology (C, D)

    Contact Information

    Somerset Community College
    808 Monticello St.
    Somerset, KY 42501
    Toll Free 877-629-9722 or (606) 679-8501
    www.somerset.kctcs.edu
    SCC Somerset Campus South
    230 Airport Rd.
    Somerset, KY 42501
    SCC Laurel Campus North
    100 University Dr.
    London, KY 40741
    SCC Laurel Campus South
    235 South Laurel Rd.
    London, KY 40744
    SCC McCreary Center
    250 College St.
    Whitley City, KY 42653
    SCC Russell Center
    848 Steve Wariner Dr.
    Russell Springs, KY 42642
    SCC Clinton Center
    1001 W. Hwy. 90
    Route 4 Box 438C
    Albany, KY? 42602

    General Information

    Admissions/Records (606) 451-6630
    Business Office (606) 451-6610
    Community Workforce & Economic Development (606) 451-6690
    Disability Services (606) 451-6706
    Financial Aid (606) 451-6640
    Human Resources (606) 451-6620
    Library (606) 451-6710
    Public Relations (606) 451-6756
    Transfer Information Liaison (606) 451-6650
    Veterans Affairs (606) 451-6640
    Website www.somerset.kctcs.edu

    Administration

    President Jo Marshall, Ph.D.
    Provost Tony Honeycutt, Ed.D.
    Dean of Academic Affairs Buford Howard, Ph.D.
    Dean of Student Affairs Tracy Casada
    Chief Business Affairs Officer Timothy Zimmerman
    Chief Community, Workforce and Economic Development Officer David Wiles
    Chief Institutional Advancement Officer Ann Zwick
    Public Relations Director David J. Cazalet, Jr.
    Division of Health Margy Blankenship
    Division of Construction and Manufacturing Michael Prater
    Division of Transportation James "Ron" Tomlinson
    Division of Business and Computers Connie Morrow-Martin
    Division of Education and Consumer Sciences Glenda Patton
    Division of Fine Arts and Humanities Lynn Crabtree
    Division of Mathematics, Natural and Physical Sciences Gail Stringer
    Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences Roger Tate, Ph.D.
    Director of Library Services Shelley Burgett

    Faculty

    Aaron,Edward M, Associate Professor, MA, University of West Florida, 1976
    Alexander,Dexter L, Associate Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1980
    Allen,Valerie G, Professor, MSN, University of Texas at Arlington, 1989
    Anderson,James H, Professor, MS, Memphis State University, 1970
    Angevine,Roger L, Professor, MS, University of Illinois, 1969
    Armstrong,Anthony L, Professor, MS, University of Texas at Arlington, 1984
    Asher,Joe L, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
    Atkinson-Bigelow,Johnna, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1988
    Baker,Carl, Assistant Professor, AAS, California College of Health Services, 1999
    Ballard,Linda K, Professor, MSN, Wright State University, 1984
    Barnes,Virgie F, Associate Professor, MSN, California State University, Los Angeles, 1989
    Beasley, Stephanie A, Instructor, MS, University of Central Arkansas, 2001
    Behrman,David M, Associate Professor, MS, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1996
    Blankenship,Margy W, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1980
    Blevins,Jo Y, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1984
    Bolze,Wanda S, Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Borders,Gayle P., Instructor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1998
    Bradford,Kevin L, Associate Professor, BSOE, Wayland Baptist University, 1993
    Bridgman,Pamela S., Assistant Professor, MS, Capitol College, 1999
    Brock, Brandy Chasteen, Instructor, AAS, Somerset Community College, 1993
    Brown,Eddie, Instructor, Cert, Laurel Technical College, 1998, Diploma, National Radio Institute, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, 3 Years Teaching Experience
    Burgett,Shelley J., Associate Professor, MLS, Indiana University, 1976
    Burlew,Jonathan W, Associate Professor, MS, Fort Hays State University, 1993
    Burnett,Daniel C, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Burnett,Kippe Brown, Professor, MSN, Univesity of Kentucky, 2000
    Calder,Michael V, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Carothers,Franklin T, Associate Professor, MBA, Murray State University, 1992
    Cash,Curtis F, Associate Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Catron,Shanda L., Instructor, AS, Lexington Community College, 1996
    Cleberg, Kimberly S, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
    Cleberg,Steven F, Professor, MFA, University of Portland, 1982
    Conaway,Vicki L, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1984
    Conlin,Timothy I, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1991
    Coomer,Brandi Wilson, Instructor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Copenhaver,Jerry S, Associate Professor, AA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Crabtree,Gloria L, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1978
    Dalton Jr,Ercell, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2001
    Dawson,Arthur W, Professor, MS, University of Missouri, 1976
    Deaton, David A, Instructor, AS, Somerset Community College, 2003
    DeBord,Lenora Frances, Assistant Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1991
    Decker,Doyle B, Instructor, BA (2), Bellarmine College, 1998/1999
    Deitz, Martha M, Instructor, MAEd, LaGrange College, 1977
    Dobbs,Billy W., Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Dunagan,Don F, Assistant Professor, BA, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Eastham,Donna S, Instructor, MAEd, Western Kentucky University, 1992
    Epperson,Jody Beth, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1989
    Finley,Kenneth W, Associate Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1996
    Flanary,Randall, Assistant Professor, AAS, Laurel Technical College, 2002
    Frederick, Jon E, Instructor, MAEd, Western Kentucky University, 1980
    Fries,Wanda F, Professor, MFA, Bennington College, 1986
    Fuson Jr,Arliss, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2002
    Gadd, Belinda P, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Gadd,Susan G, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1989
    Gover,Glen B, Assistant Professor, BBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Graham,Gerald M, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Grant,Karen Calvert, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Grover,Alyce A, Professor, MA, Southwest Missouri State University, 1989
    Hammons, John S, Instructor, MS, University of Kentucky, 2000
    Hansel,Loretta -, Professor, BS, Berea College, 1976
    Hargis Jr.,Denton L, Instructor, BSN, Marymount University, 1992
    Harris,Jeffrey D, Assistant Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Hassan,Saadi N, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1987
    Hekel,Robert W, Instructor, MA, San Diego State, 1996
    Hollars,Roger G., Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1968
    Hoppes,Brenda S, Assistant Professor, MA, Miami University, 1991
    Hoskins,Jess, Instructor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1975
    House,Debra J, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Huffaker,Lorna S, Assistant Professor, BSN, Western Kentucky University, 1992
    Huntsman,Mary Taylor, Associate Professor/Librarian II, MA/MS, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Jacques,Kenneth R, Associate Professor, MBA, Ball State University, 1987
    Jones,Belinda T, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
    Jones,Tammy Faye, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
    Kellems,William C, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Kilgore,April L, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1994
    Kincaid,Wilburn R, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1998
    Krause,Richard, Professor, MA, University of Kansas, 1969
    Lambert III,Warren E, Instructor, MA, Marshall University, 2003
    Lester,Danny L., Instructor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2002
    Lewis,Kathy S, Associate Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1994
    Lewis-Scott,Susanne, Professor, BA, Western Kentucky University, 1984
    Libbey, Darlene H, Instructor, MFA, University of Tennessee, 1994
    Logan,Donna L, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Lynch,Joseph R, Professor, DDS, University of Kansas City, 1962
    Martin,Ruth S, Associate Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Massey, James Douglas, Instructor, AA, Central Kentucky Technical College, 2001
    McConaha, John B, Instructor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1972
    McDonnell,Raymond Everett, Instructor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 1997
    McFeeters,James L, Associate Professor, MS, Louisiana State University, 1991
    McGriff,John H, Professor, PhD, Ohio State University, 1976
    McPheron,Jason P, Assistant Professor, BS, Austin Peay State University, 1976
    McQueen,Travis, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
    McWhorter,Lois A, Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1988
    Meade, Ronald L, Instructor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1999
    Meadors,James M, Associate Professor, AAS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
    Mitchell,Stephen H., Associate Professor, PhD, Ohio State University, 1983
    Moran,Phillip D, Instructor, AAT, Somerset Technical College/Somerset Com. C., 2001
    Morrow,Connie B, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1975
    Mounce,Karen G, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1976
    Muse,Dana L., Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1998
    Nelson,Kathy Levon, Assistant Professor, MSN, University of Alabama - Birmingham, 1988
    Null, George Curtis, Instructor, AA, Trinity Valley Community College, 1967
    Osborne, Roger, Instructor, MA, University of Louisville, 2002
    Owens,Nancy G, Associate Professor, MSN, Bellarmine College, 1997
    Partin,Linda J, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1974
    Patton,Glenda B, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Patton, James F, Instructor, MS, University of Tennessee, 2004
    Patton,Rodney L, Professor, MA, Pittsburg State University, 1964
    Payne,Jenny L, Professor, BS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1986
    Perkins,Jeffrey H, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Peterson,Betty W, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1982
    Phelps,David A, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Phillips,Christopher M, Associate Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1996
    Pierce, Christopher A, Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 2003
    Powell,Nancy L, Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1987
    Prater,Charles M, Assistant Professor, BA, Baptist Voice Bible College, 1989
    Prather,Joelyn H., Instructor, BA, University of Kentucky, 1973
    Ratliff,Donna R, Associate Professor, MAEd, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Rogers,Daniel W, Professor, MS, Western Kentucky University, 1976
    Rucker,Patricia A, Professor, MS, Indiana State University, 1970
    Rush,Pamela K, Professor/Librarian I, MLS, Indiana State University, 1972
    Saunders, Brenda M, Professor, MBA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1980
    Shearer,Elizabeth A, Associate Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1988
    Shelton, Billie J, Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1999
    Sherman,Gary J, Associate Professor, MS, University of Wyoming, 1979
    Sherman,Loris E, Associate Professor, MS, University of Wyoming, 1985
    Simpson,William Stuart, Assistant Professor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1974
    Spencer, Robert T, Instructor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993
    Story,Joanne, Professor, MA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1969
    Stringer,Barbara J, Associate Professor, MAEd, University of Kentucky, 1961
    Stringer,Gail S, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1989
    Sutherland Jr,Pascal J, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Swanner,Regina K, Associate Professor, AAS, Laurel Technical College, 2002
    Talbott,Everett Shane, Assistant Professor, MS, Auburn University, 1999
    Tate,Roger D, Professor, PhD, University of Tennessee, 1978
    Taylor,Gary B, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Taylor,Guy L, Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1981
    Tincher,James E, Assistant Professor, AAS, Somerset Technical College, 2000
    Tomlinson,James R, Professor, BSE, University of Kentucky, 1995
    Tomlinson,Nick, Instructor, BS, University of Kentucky, 1999
    Turner,Kenneth Ray, Instructor/Librarian IV, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 1976
    Vito,Gloria L., Instructor, BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
    Walker,Anita E, Associate Professor, MS, University of Tennessee, 1971
    Watson,Rollin J, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Maryland, 1975
    Webb,Richard A, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1988
    Whitehead,Sharon F, Professor, MS, Stetson University, 1976
    Wilson,Billy L, Associate Professor, AA, Eastern Kentucky University, 1985
    Wilson,Jennifer K, Assistant Professor, MSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 2000
    Xia, Zhiming, Instructor, MS, The University of Mississippi, 1999


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