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:
Brian Evans, Executive Director AAO
Room 222, CBIH Building, 697-2417
This catalog is intended for information purposes only. Requirements, rules, procedures, courses and informational statements set forth herein are subject to change. Notice of changes will be conveyed to duly enrolled students and other appropriate persons at the time such changes are effected. 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 2008 academic term, two (2) years for technical certificates.