Calhoun Community College

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Student Reviews: 3.08/5 (1)

Calhoun Community College, the largest of nearly 30 two-year colleges in the Alabama Community College System, resides in Decatur, Alabama. It is a co-ed, open admission school that services 4 counties in Alabama.

Calhoun Community College has over 11,000 students at its three learning locations: Decatur campus, the Limestone County Correctional Facility, and Huntsville/Cummings Research Park. The school offers nearly 50 associate degrees and 52 career programs. Calhoun Community College has 133 faculty members and most hold at least a master’s degree. Over 10 percent of the faculty members have their doctorate.

Many students choose to further their education at other institutions, while some enter the work force after finishing their studies at Calhoun Community College.

General Information

Admission Office
Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609-2216
(256) 306-2593
(800) 626-3628
Fax: (256) 306-2941
[email protected]
Contact: Rob Steinmetz
Associate Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address
PO Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609-2216
(256) 306-2500
Total undergrads: 9,750
Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,750

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements
SAT/ACT scores used for placement. Students from unaccredited high schools are required to have a minimum ACT score of 16 or SAT score of 790 (exclusive of Writing). Selective admission to nursing program.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture – General A
Horticultural Services C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Music – General A
Photography A
Theatre Arts Management A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,C

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A
Music industry communications A
Photographic/Film Technology A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades
Electrician A

Education – General A
Secondary Education A

Engineering Technologies
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C
Child Development A
Family financial planning and counseling A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Cytogenetics Technology A
Dental Assistance A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Surgical Technology C

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Military Techonologies
Missile and munitions technology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services
Barbering C
Cosmetology C
Hair Styling/Design C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A

Precision Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology A,C
Tool/Die Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Services Administration C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences – General A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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Student Reviews: 3.08/5 (1)




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