2018-19 General Catalog

Welcome to McLennan Community College's General Catalog. This website will help you find information about McLennan policies, procedures, programs and courses.

Learn about how to become a student, financial aid options, degrees and certificates offered and much more.

For more information, visit our About McLennan site or How to Become a Student page, or call Highlander Central at 254-299-8622.

Our Mission

McLennan Community College's mission is to engage, educate, and enrich its community.

The College ensures access to pathways for student success through excellent workforce and transfer programs, student services, and continuing education. These programs promote proficiency in identified student learning outcomes, successful course completion, graduation, employment, and transfer to a senior institution. The College embraces diversity and strengthens its communities through successful educational attainment, strong leadership, sustainability efforts, best practices, community service, and integrity.

Core Values

All choices, decisions, and actions of McLennan Community College and the individuals associated with it arise from and are consistent with the following core values:

  1. Excellence requires a commitment to allocating the time, effort, and resources to ensure superior achievement.
  2. Integrity earns the public's trust through principled leadership and achieves the highest levels of honesty and ethical behavior.
  3. Innovation promotes and affirms the spirit of invention and creativity.
  4. Inclusion assures educational opportunities are available to the community through open enrollment; multiple delivery methods; and a commitment to meeting the financial, environmental, social, and academic needs of diverse learners.
  5. Collaboration develops educational, technical, industrial, and cultural partnerships to improve the quality of life in the community.
  6. Stewardship, Sustainability, and Accountability require an efficient and effective use of human, physical, and financial resources.

Equal Educational Opportunity

McLennan Community College provides equal educational opportunity for all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, creed or religion, color, age, national origin or any other unlawful factors in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1978.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal employment opportunity shall be provided all applicants for employment and employees, without regard to their race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other factors which cannot be the lawful basis for a personnel decision.

Title IX Statement

We care about your safety, and value an environment where students and instructors can successfully teach and learn together. If you or someone you know experiences unwelcomed behavior, we are here to help. Individuals who would like to report an incident of sexual misconduct are encouraged to immediately contact the Title IX Coordinator at titleix@mclennan.edu or by calling Dr. Drew Canham (Vice President for Student Success) at 299-8645. Individuals also may contact the MCC Police Department at 299-8911 or the MCC Student Counseling Center at MCC by calling 299-8210. The MCC Student Counseling Center is a confidential resource for students.

McLennan's Title IX webpage (http://www.mclennan.edu/titleix) contains more information about definitions, reporting, confidentiality, resources, and what to do if you or someone you know is a victim of sexual misconduct, gender-based violence or the crimes of rape, acquaintance rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, dating violence or domestic violence.

Accreditation and Recognition

McLennan Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Sciences, and Associate of Arts in Teaching degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of McLennan Community College.

Recognition has been given to McLennan by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The College is approved for the training of veterans and foreign students.


This catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of creation; however, all information is subject to change without notice or obligation. This catalog is for informational purposes and does not constitute a contract.

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