Sep 28, 2023  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog Archived

Disclaimers & Notifications

Consumer Information:

Write to the office of the vice president of student affairs at SCC for information on costs, refunds, financial assistance, student eligibility, academic programs, etc. Catalog contents are subject to change.

English Fluency of Faculty:

Spartanburg Community College, in compliance with SBTCE policy 8-2-109.1 and the English Fluency in Higher Education Act of 1991 (Section 59-103-160 of the SC Code of Laws of 1976, as amended), requires faculty members whose first language is not English to possess adequate proficiency in both written and spoken English (SCC Procedure VI-330.1). Students concerned about a faculty member’s ability to write and speak fluently in the English language should utilize the SCC Student Grievance Procedure. Exclusion: This policy does not apply to the following instructional settings: continuing education courses; student participatory and activity courses such as clinics, studios and seminars; special arrangement courses such as individualized instruction and independent study courses; courses designed to be taught predominantly in a foreign language; and courses taught by visiting instructors.

Facility Services at SCC:

Spartanburg Community College offers campus facilities as prime meeting space to local businesses, civic, professional and community organizations, and individuals. Services include accommodations and audio visual services. Spartanburg Community College reserves the right to disallow any function which it deems unsuitable for the facility or incompatible with the College’s mission. To schedule an event at Spartanburg Community College contact the following locations:

SCC central campus - (864) 592-4647
SCC Cherokee County Campus - (864) 206-2802
SCC Downtown Campus - (864) 592-4050
SCC Tyger River Campus - (864) 592-6206
SCC Union County Campus - (864) 466-1060

HEOA (Higher Education Opportunity Act) Institution Disclosure Information:

Spartanburg Community College HEOA information is available through a link called Essential Student Information on each page of the College’s website (, addressed in the current catalog and, as appropriate, in each of the academic/administrative departments on the College’s central campus in Spartanburg. Additional information to include related instructional, laboratory, physical plant facilities; full-time, part-time faculty and other instructional personnel; clinical rotation sites, internships and field placements is available in each of the academic departments.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Spartanburg Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin/ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in its admission policies, programs, activities or employment practices. The college complies with the provisions of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Higher Education Amendments of 1986; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the South Carolina Human Affairs Law of 1972; and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as well as the ADA Amendments of 2008 (ADAAA). For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, students should contact Ron Jackson, Vice President of Student Affairs, who coordinates Title II of the ADA/ADAAA, Section 504, and Title IX at (864) 592-4817, located on the central campus in the Dan L.

Terhune Building, room 167. Employees and prospective employees should contact the Director of Human Resources, Rick Teal, at (864) 592-4617, located on the central campus in the James P. Ledbetter Building, room 210.

Notice of Student Responsibility

The information contained in this Catalog does not constitute a contract between Spartanburg Community College and its students or applicants for admission or any other person. Failure to read this publication does not excuse students from rules and procedures described herein. Personal factors, illness or contradictory advice from any source are not acceptable grounds for seeking exemption from these rules and procedures. Spartanburg Community College reserves the privilege of changing, without notice, any information or statement in this catalog. You may view the College’s website at for current or the most up to date information.

Postmaster Information:

2017-2018 College Catalog, published April 2017, Spartanburg Community College, Post Office Box 4386, Spartanburg, S.C. 29305


As defined by federal Student-Right-To-Know (SRTK) legislation, Spartanburg Community College’s graduation rate for the 2013 cohort year is 19%, and transfer-out rate for 2013 cohort year is 14%. It is important to note that the SRTK is a “cohort” study. It identifies the students who are first-time, full-time, and degree-seeking in the fall semester of the cohort year. The graduation rate is the percentage of students in the cohort who graduate within 150% of the expected time to graduation (typically within three years for a two-year program). While SRTK has merit in that it provides a standardized measure of effectiveness, it is limited in that the cohort is small when compared to the typical community college or technical college population.

The 4-year Average Student-Right-To-Know Completion or Graduation Rate Calculation for Spartanburg Community College is 15%.

The 4-year Average Student-Right-To-Know Transfer-out Rate is 15%.
* Information at the time of printing of this catalog.

Services to Students with Disabilities:

SCC complies fully with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. Students needing accommodations may contact Joshua Holmes, Coordinator of Student Disability Services at (864) 592-4818, (864) 641-7425 (Video Phone), or, or visit the office in the P Dan Hull Building, room E-4. Ron Jackson, SCC Vice President of Student Affairs, coordinates ADA/Section 504, EEO/Title IX for students and can be contacted at (864) 592-4817 or visited on the central campus in the Dan L. Terhune Building, room 165.

Transfer Officer: Celia Bauss, SCC registrar, can be contacted at (864) 592-4754.

World Wide Web Address: Spartanburg Community College’s home page address is