2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2016-2017 College Catalog
Incorporated in 1906 as The School of the Ozarks
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
The Higher Learning Commission
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
800-877-1600 Ext. 5400
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
Missouri State Board of Nursing
PO Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
College of the Ozarks is an applicant for candidacy with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; email: firstname.lastname@example.org]. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).
Filing a Complaint with TRACS - An individual may make an inquiry to TRACS regarding complaint procedures, or about issues and concerns that could be considered complaints, by visiting www.tracs.com and downloading the packet containing the Policies and Procedures for Complaints Against Member Institutions, the TRACS Complaint Information Sheet, and the TRACS Complaint Processing Form. TRACS response and its obligations to meet the specific timetables outlined in these procedures will begin only after the complainant submits all documents required in the TRACS Complaint Information Sheet.
Point Lookout, Missouri 65726
Founded by an early Presbyterian missionary, College of the Ozarks is an interdenominational Christian, four-year Work College. Its decidedly Christian nature is reflected by full membership in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and the National Association of Evangelicals.
The College of the Ozarks adheres to a nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the College, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, age or disability. Nor does the College discriminate against any person or persons on the basis of creed or religion in admissions policies or College administered programs. On matters of employment, the College relies on its exemption from Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as a religious educational institution. The College maintains a grievance procedure available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. The Business Manager of the College is the designated officer and contact person for all applicable regulations. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:
Charles F. Hughes, Business Manager
c/o Business Office
College of the Ozarks
P.O. Box 17
Point Lookout, MO 65726
All students are responsible for keeping informed of all policies and procedures in this catalog and other official college publications and for meeting the requirements for graduation.
College of the Ozarks makes no claim that any specific course of study will necessarily lead to positions of employment.
College of the Ozarks reserves the right to change any of the rules and regulations of the College at any time, including those relating to admission, instruction and graduation. The right to withdraw curricula and specific courses, alter course content, change the calendar, and impose or increase fees similarly is reserved. All such changes are effective at such times as the proper authorities determine and may apply not only to prospective students but also to those who already are enrolled in the College. The online version of the catalog (www.cofo.edu) will be updated more frequently than the printed version. Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for information regarding possible changes. Currently enrolled students should consult the Dean of the College.