Southeast Community College

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Southeast Community College sign in Lincoln, Nebraska

Southeast Community College (SCC) is a community college system located in the southeast portion of Nebraska.


The college includes three campuses and more than 20 off-campus sites in 15 counties. The campuses are located in the following cities:

SCC-Lincoln includes three main locations, all located off O Street. The campus at 8800 and 1111 streets is open to all students, while the Continuing Education Center at 68th Street Place is intended mainly for alumni, business professionals and entrepreneurs, and features classes, workshops and seminars. City buses transport some students between the primary campus and Energy Square.

SCC also offers online learning for more than 300 courses each term.

Programs offered[edit]

Southeast Community College offers the following academic and vocational programs:

Agriculture/Food/Natural Resources Division[edit]

  • Agriculture Business & Management Technology
  • Food Service/Hospitality

Arts & Sciences Division[edit]

  • Academic Transfer

Business Division[edit]

  • Business Administration
  • Office Professional

Communications & Information Technology Division[edit]

  • Computer Information Technology
  • Computer Programming Technology
  • Graphic Design/Media Arts

Community Services & Resources Division[edit]

  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fire and Emergency Services Management
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Human Services
  • Long Term Care Administration

Construction & Electronics Division[edit]

  • Architectural-Engineering Technology
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Computer Aided Design Drafting
  • Electrical & Electromechanical Technology
  • Electrician Construction - IBEW Option
  • Electronic Systems Technology
  • Energy Generation Operations
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology
  • Land Surveying/Civil Engineering Technology
  • Major Appliance Professional Technology

Health Sciences Division[edit]

  • Associate Degree Nursing
  • Dental Assisting
  • Human Services
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Polysomnographic Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology

Transportation & Manufacturing Division[edit]

  • Auto Collision Repair Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Deere Construction & Forestry Equipment Tech
  • Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology
  • Diesel Technology-Truck
  • Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program
  • General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program
  • John Deere Tech
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • MOPAR-Chrysler/Dodge/RAM/Jeep College Automotive Program
  • Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology
  • Nondestructive Testing Technology
  • Precision Machining and Automation Technology
  • Professional Truck Driver Training
  • Welding Technology

Transfer program[edit]

The two-year Academic Transfer program is popular amongst students wanting to get their general education requirements completed before moving to a four-year institution as a Junior. UNL is the most popular transfer location for SCC Academic Transfer students, and SCC is UNL's largest feeder. There is a 1:1 class credit transfer ratio between SCC and UNL, with SCC quarter credits being translated into the equivalent of UNL semester credits. Other popular transfer locations include Doane and Nebraska Wesleyan.


SCC originally opened in 1941 as Fairbury Junior College in Fairbury, Nebraska, suspending operations during World War II and reopening in 1946. Southeast Community College was organized in 1973 with campuses in Fairbury, Lincoln, and Milford. In 1975, Southeast took over the Beatrice campus of John J. Pershing College, which had closed in 1971. In 1980, the agriculture program moved from the Milford campus to Beatrice. In 1986, the original Fairbury location was shuttered and merged into the Beatrice campus.[1]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "About SCC". Southeast Community College. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 

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