2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    
    Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks

Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies


The Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies coordinates the University’s post-traditional and graduate program offerings with the goal of making it possible for all students to pursue their education in a supportive Christ-centered environment of academic excellence.

Philosophy for the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies

In keeping with the University’s vision statement, the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies is committed to providing students access to a premier Christ-centered academic community offering comprehensive liberal arts and professional programs. The Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies is founded on the belief that this community and its mission to distinctively transform the world transcend the University’s physical campus.

Mission of the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies

In accordance with the University’s mission statement, the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies provides opportunities by which its students may renew their minds through intellectual and spiritual development as they advance their personal growth and prepare themselves to better serve their communities.

Admission Requirements for the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies 

Admissions requirements for students seeking to pursue their education at UM through the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies correspond to those for all other UM undergraduates. Graduate program admissions requirements are determined by the corresponding academic areas.

Undergraduate Admission  

Recommended Course Load for Students in the Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies 

Typical Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies offerings are scheduled in a format that allows students to complete two courses at a time, for a total of four courses each fall and spring semester, and a total of two courses each summer. Based on this format, the recommended course load for Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies students is twelve semester hours in the fall, twelve semester hours in the spring, and six semester hours in the summer. This schedule is designed to allow students to progress quickly toward graduation, and it confers full-time status for financial aid purposes.

Financial Aid Information for Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies Students

Aid available to eligible Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies students includes the Pell Grant, the Federal Subsidized Loan, and the Federal Unsubsidized Loan. Veterans’ benefits and the Alabama State Grant are also available for those who qualify.

Financial Aid  

 

Accounting and Business Administration

School of Business  

Programs

 

Christian Ministries

School of Christian Studies  

Programs

 

Humanities, General Studies, Organizational Leadership

College of Arts and Sciences  

 Department of Humanities  

Programs

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences  

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences  

Programs

 

Nursing

College of Health Professions  

School of Nursing  

Programs

 

Teacher Education

School of Education  

Department of Early Childhood/Elementary Education  

Programs