American Samoa Community College

I.C.2.  The institution provides a print or online catalog for students and prospective students with precise, accurate and current information on all facts, requirements, policies, and procedures listed in the “Catalog Requirements” (see endnote on page 18 of the Guide). (ER 20)

The catalog is available both in printed and electronic format via the ASCC Website. 
The opening pages of the College’s catalog include the institutional mission, core values/ILOs, table of contents, and the academic calendar.

The 2014-2016 ASCC Catalog provides general information of the following:

  • Official Name, Address(es), Telephone Number(s), and Web Site Address of the
  • Educational Mission
  • Course, Program, and Degree Offerings
  • Academic Calendar and Program Length
  • Academic Freedom Statement
  • Available Student Financial Aid
  • Available Learning Resources 

The 2014-2016 ASCC Catalog provides general information of the following Requirements:

  • Admissions
  • Student Fees and Other Financial Obligations
  • Degree, Certificates, Graduation and Transfer
  • Names and Degrees of Administrators and Faculty
  • Names of Governing Board Members

The 2014-2016 ASCC Catalog provides general information of the following major policies affecting students:

  • Academic Regulations, including Academic Honesty
  • Nondiscrimination
  • Acceptance of Transfer Credits
  • Grievance and Complaint Procedures
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Refund of Fees

The College’s 2014-2016 Catalog is structured into the following categories for ease of use and understanding:

  • General Information
  • ASCC Divisions, Programs, and Services
  • Degree and Certificate Programs of Study
  • Academic
  • ASCC- American Samoa Bachelors in Education Program Catalog
  • List of ASCC Administration, Staff, Faculty and Professional Staff

The ASCC Catalog is reviewed, revised, and updated every two years by the Curriculum Committee to ensure that information is current and accurate and that all program changes and requirements are clearly defined.  When Divisions require changes, updates, or revisions to services or programs they are presented to the Curriculum Committee for approval to be included in the new catalog.  ASCC Catalog can be reviewed by all stakeholders and the public on the ASCC website.

Catalog revisions are reviewed by the Deans, Vice Presidents and President, and forwarded to the Board of Higher Education for final approval.  Upon approval by the Board of Higher Education, the electronic version of the Catalog is uploaded to the ASCC website and hard copies are published. 1

Any addendum to the catalog is available at the Office of Academic Affairs or on the website.

1 - Signature page of Board Approval of Catalog