It is a Class A misdemeanor to misrepresent academic credentials. A person commits the offense of misrepresentation of academic credentials who, knowing that the statement is false and with the intent to secure employment at or admission to an institution of higher education in Tennessee, represents, orally or in writing that such person:
- Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees or diplomas from an accredited institution of higher education;
- Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees for diplomas from a particular institution of higher education; or
- Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees or diplomas in a particular field or specialty from an accredited institution of higher education.
Chattanooga State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of educational programs and services of employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to Chattanooga State Community College.
Chattanooga State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
Inquiries and charges of violation concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the College's Affirmative Action Officer. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at Chattanooga State Community College.
Chattanooga State Community College is one of 45 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system, the sixth largest system of higher education in the nation. The Tennessee Board of Regents is the governing board for this system which is comprised of six universities, thirteen community colleges, and twenty-six area technology centers. The TBR system enrolls more than 80 percent of all Tennessee students attending public institutions of higher education. Crime statistics, rate, and institutional security policies and procedures are available upon request.
The Title IX Coordinator for your campus is:
Room 232D, CBIH Building, 697-4457
College Catalog Policy
The course offerings and requirements of Chattanooga State are continually under examination and revision. This catalog presents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication, but makes no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. However, adequate and reasonable notice will be given to students affected by any changes. This catalog is not intended to state contractual terms and does not constitute a contract between the student and Chattanooga State.
Chattanooga State reserves the right to make changes as required in course offerings, curricula, academic policies and other rules and regulations affecting students, to be effective whenever determined by the institution. These changes will govern current and formerly enrolled students. Enrollment of all students is subject to these conditions.
The period during which the degree requirements set forth in this catalog shall remain in effect, subject to changes provided herein, shall not exceed five (5) years from the beginning of the Fall 2015 academic term, two (2) years for technical certificates.