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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS

Success at Southern

Modified Courses

AS 101, 102, 103 College Success and Academic Development Classes – modify description.

General Education

In Synthesis and Applications in Arts & Letters, omit Eng 390 (Language in Society), AL 347 and 348 (Inquiry and Imagination). Add back in Mus 358 (Digital Tools for Interdisciplinary Synthesis: Music as Metaphor), which has been removed from suspension. 

University Colloquium

(editorial changes only)

Core 101, 102, 103 University Colloquium - omit separate listing of Core 102 and 103; list with Core 101.

Core 101H, 102H, 103H University Colloquium: Honors - omit separate listing of Core 102H and 103H; list with Core 101H.

Core 101W, 102W, 103W Colloquium Assistance Program - omit separate listing of Core 102W and 103W; list with Core 101W.

Note: Wr 121, 122, and 227 have been moved from the English and Writing department to University Colloquium, and course descriptions will be listed with the University Colloquium courses.

 

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Suspended Courses

L211, 212, 213 Explorations in Arts and Letters

L347, 348 Inquiry and Imagination 

Degree changes

  • MA and MS in Arts and Letters will refer to Theatre Arts, not Music.
  • Add Master of Music in Conducting.  

ART

Modified Courses

Art 115 Creative Foundations – substantial description modification.

Art 210 Printmaking I – modify description.

Art 306 Digital Illustration – add prerequisites of Art 133 and 250; Art 304 and 332 recommended.

Art 310 Printmaking II – modify description.

Art 426/526 Special Studies in Painting and Drawing – modify description, clarify prereqs.

 

Suspended Courses

ArtH 459/559 Special Topics in Art History

Changes to major

  • Pre-majors must complete Art 115, ArtH 201, and ArtH 202 with a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • In list of non-art electives, add these courses to the list: Eng 208, 209; Geog 108; HO 291, 292, 293; Hst 250, 251, Mus 201, 203; NAS 268, 270; PS 111, 201, 202; Psy 201, 202; ShS 236; Soc 205; WS 201.

 

COMMUNICATION

 

Modified Courses

Comm 330 Interviewing and Listening – add prereq: junior standing or above.

Comm 363 Contemporary Production Theory – change to VP 363; modify description; no prerequisites.

Comm 377 Activities – modify description.

Comm 409/509 Practicum – rename Practicum/Internship; modify description.

Comm 412/512 Evaluation of Public Communication – rename Rhetorical Criticism.

Comm 460/560 Topics in Communication – prereqs Comm 200, 201, 300 and those determined by topic. Omit "Current Research in Communication" and "Journalism and the Movies" topics; add "Freedom of Speech topic."

Jrn 409/509 Practicum – rename Practicum/Internship. 1-15 credits a term (maximum 15 credits); modify description.

VP 312 Script Writing – add prereqs VP 115, and 172 or 215.

VP 372 Advanced Activities for Video Production – modify description.

Suspended Courses

Comm 325 Advanced Interpersonal Communication

Comm 329 Oral Interpretation and Manuscript Speaking

Comm 340 Basic Production Theory

Deleted Courses

Comm 451/551 Advising School Publications

Comm 472/572 Freedom of Speech [content covered under Comm 460 Topics course]

Changes to major

  • Add new concentration of Media Arts: 60 credits, with emphasis in either Film Studies or Video Production.
  • Requirements for Major: omit #8 regarding human communication option.
  • Human Communication option: omit Comm 325, 329, and 472; add Comm 409 as choice with Comm 377; update title of Comm 412; increase credits for Comm 460 to 4-12 credits.
  • Media Studies option: omit Comm 472 and 340 from elective choices; add Comm 460 to elective choices; update title of Comm 409.
  • Journalism option: in News-Editorial emphasis, update titles for Jrn 409 and 410; omit Comm 472. In Photojournalism emphasis, update titles for Jrn 409 and 410; omit ArtH 452.
  • Academic Credit Policies: modify paragraph on Activities, Practica, and Internships to apply only to human communication activities; specify courses. In section for Activity courses, change requirements for Activity courses. In Practica and Internships section, list policies and requirements for Comm 409.

Changes to minor

  • Human Communication: omit Comm 325, 329, and 472; increase Comm 460 credits to 4-8 credits.
  • Journalism: update course title for Jrn 409.
  • Video Production – omit section with lists of courses in applied multimedia, art, and computer science (these courses are no longer part of the VP minor).

 

ENGLISH AND WRITING

Modified Courses

Eng 298    Introduction to Literary Study and the Major
– add to prerequisites 8 credit hours of l.d. literature and/or l.d. creative writing.

Eng 371    British Literature: Anglo-Saxon to Renaissance
– rename Topics in British Literature before 1800; modify description; English and writing majors must complete either U.S. or British sequence; repeat credit allowed for different topics.

Eng 372    British Literature: Renaissance to Romanticism
– rename Topics in British Literature after 1800; modify description; English and writing majors must complete either U.S. or British sequence; repeat credit allowed for different topics.

Eng 381    Literature of the U.S.: Beginnings to the Civil War
– rename Topics in U.S. Literature before 1865; modify description; English and writing majors must complete either U.S. or British sequence; repeat credit allowed for different topics.

Eng 382    Literature of the U.S.: Civil War to Modernism
– rename Topics in U.S. Literature after 1865; modify description; English and writing majors must complete either U.S. or British sequence; repeat credit allowed for different topics.

Eng 410    Community Engagement Writing: Internships and Practica
– add "or instructor permission" to prerequisites.

Eng 457    Postcolonial Literature and Theory – modify description.

Eng 487/587 TESL  (Teaching of English as a Second Language – omit Eng 300 as prereq.

Wr 121    English Composition – moved to University Colloquium.

Wr 122    English Composition – moved to University Colloquium.

Wr 227    Technical Research Writing – moved to University Colloquium.

Wr 241    Creative Writing I
- correct duplication of gen ed language in description.

Wr 295    Grammar and Style in Writing
– correct duplication of gen ed language in description.

Wr 312    Writing Workshop for Teachers – modify description.

Wr 327    Technical Writing – modify description.

Wr 410    Community Engagement Writing: Internships and Practica
– add "or instructor permission" to prerequisites.

Suspended Courses

Eng 208, 209 Twentieth Century Literature

Eng 250    Folklore

Eng 423/523  Short Story

Eng 446/546  Major Theories in Literary Criticism

Eng 453/553  Environmental Literature

Eng 458/558  Topics in Drama

Wr 431/531  Advanced Fiction Writing: Novel

Deleted Courses

Eng 373    British Literature: Romanticism to the Present

Eng 383    Literature of the U.S.: Modernism

Eng 384    Literature of the U.S.: WWII to the Present

Eng 390    Language in Society

Changes to major

  • Requirements for major:
    in Core Courses, omit Eng 373, 383, 384; update course titles for Eng 371, 372, 381, 382. Literature option: correct core course credits from 32 to 26 credits, and increase u.d. electives from 20 to 24 credits (12 credits must be 400 level; 8 credits may be in Wr courses); remove Genre upper division 4 credit requirement. Writing option: correct core course credits from 32 to 26 credits. 

Changes to minor

  • U.S. Literature: increase credits from 24 to 28; require Eng 300; reduce Junior Core Literature credits from 12 to 8 credits, omit Eng 383, 384; select 16 credits of electives from a specified list of courses (omit [Eng] 458 from Special Studies list of open-numbered classes).
  • British Literature: increase credits from 24 to 28; require Eng 300; reduced Junior Core Literature credits from 12 to 8 credits; omit Eng 373; select 16 credits of electives from a specified list of courses (omit [Eng] 458 from Special Studies list of open-numbered classes).
  • Creative Writing: omit Wr 431 from course choices.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Suspended Courses

Fr 308 French Trailer Course

Fr 401/501 Research

Fr 480/580 Business French

GL 509 Practicum (retain GL 409)

GL 411, 412 Business German

Span 401 Research (retain Span 501)

Span 403 Thesis (retain Span 503)

Changes to major

  • Requirements for major: revise text for clarity. In #9, change Span 415 to Span 412.
  • Required senior interview deleted from major.
  • Revise and reorganize presentation of requirements for the options in the major.

Changes to minor

  • German minor: omit GL 411, 412 (Business German)

 

MUSIC

New courses

Mus 166 Composition Colloquium, 0 credits

Designed for freshmen and sophomore students preparing for the composition concentration. Focuses on gaining basic composition techniques needed to help develop a portfolio. Students must have four terms of Mus 166 prior to being accepted into the composition concentration in their junior year.

Mus 330 Vocal Methods, 2 credits

Teaching strategies for teaching classical vocal technique. Topics include vocal pedagogy (both physiology and methods), choral and solo singing, age and gender specific issues, care of the voice, and an overview of standard resources, research materials, and beginning repertoire. Curriculum involves both written materials, studio observations, and teaching practicum.

Mus 350 Junior Recital, 1 credit

Solo recital performance and preparation. Half recital consisting of 25 minutes of music given during Music Convocation. Permission of department chair required.

Mus 375 Secondary Band Methods and Materials, 3 credits

Course covers a comprehensive study of the daily requirements of the school band director. Areas of study to include: band history, band management, instrument repair, marching band, choosing graded repertoire, rehearsal planning and rehearsal techniques. Instrumental techniques emphasize on the student's secondary instruments.

Mus 406 Collegium Musicum (Early Music Ensemble), 1 credit

Learn to play and sing Renaissance and Medieval music. Learn to play recorder, crumhorn, viola da gamba, and other period instruments in a relaxed setting. In addition to technique, students will explore issues of interpretation, embellishment, notation, phrasing and articulation using treatises and source materials of the period.

Mus 445 Special Topic Theory, 3 credits

Advanced theory topic studied in depth. Topics may include Schenker analysis, Forte pitch-set analysis, theory of Romantic Period Music or theory of Post-Romantic Period. May be taken multiple times. Prerequisites: Mus 221, 222, 223

Mus 446 Theory in Performance, 3 credits

Students present a work of music in recital directed by music faculty. Presentation and preparation include thorough historical research, musical analysis, and lecture. May be taken multiple times. Auditioned. Prerequisites: Mus 221, 222, 223 and instructor permission.

Mus 450 Senior Recital, 2 credits

Solo recital performance and preparation. Full recital consisting of 50 minutes of music given during quarter registered. Permission of department chair required.

Mus 460 Special Topic History, 3 credits

Advanced music history topic studied in depth. Topics may include the Symphony, Chamber Music, Opera, Music Notation, J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, Mahler, Stravinsky or the Second Viennese School. May be taken multiple times. Prerequisite Mus 360,361,362

Modified Courses

MuP 170, 270, 370, 470 Applied Music – change credits to 2 credits each.

MuP 190, 290, 390, 490 Applied Music – change credits to 2 or 4 credits

Mus 121 Music Theory I – rename Music Theory Ia; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 122 Music Theory I – rename Music Theory Ib; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 123 Music Theory I – rename Music Theory Ic; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 124 Aural Skills I – rename Aural Skills Ia; increase from 1 to 2 credits.

Mus 125 Aural Skills I – rename Aural Skills Ib; increase from 1 to 2 credits.

Mus 126 Aural Skills I – rename Aural Skills Ic; increase from 1 to 2 credits.

Mus 184 Performing Chamber Ensemble – rename Chamber Ensemble.

Mus 185 Jazz Ensemble – modify description.

Mus 197 Concert Choir – omit "Auditioned."

Mus 221 Music Theory II – rename Music Theory IIa; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 222 Music Theory II – rename Music Theory IIb; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 223 Music Theory II – rename Music Theory IIc; reduce from 3 to 2 credits.

Mus 224 Aural Skills II – individual course listing; rename Aural Skills IIa, increase to 2 credits; modify description.

Mus 225 Aural Skills II – individual course listing; rename Aural Skills IIb, increase to 2 credits; modify description.

Mus 226 Aural Skills II – individual course listing; rename Aural Skills IIc, increase to 2 credits; modify description.

Mus 331 Band Director’s Techniques I Percussion Methods – rename Percussion Methods.

Mus 332 Band Director’s Techniques I Woodwind Methods – rename Woodwind Methods.

Mus 333 Band Director’s Techniques I Brass Methods – rename Brass Methods.

Mus 346 String Methods – rename String and Orchestra Methods.

Mus 360 History of Music – rename History of Music, Medieval and Renaissance.

Mus 361 History of Music – rename History of Music, Baroque and Classical.

Mus 362 History of Music – rename History of Music, Romantic and Contemporary.

Mus 384 Performing Chamber Ensemble – rename Chamber Ensemble.

Mus 385 Jazz Ensemble – modify description.

Mus 394 Chamber Choir – modify description.

Mus 397 Concert Choir – omit "Auditioned."

Mus 495 University-Civic Wind Ensemble – add 595 component 

Remove from suspension

Mus 358 Digital Tools for Interdisciplinary Synthesis: Music as Metaphor (3 credits); suspended with 2004-2005 catalog. 

Suspended courses

Mus 405 Reading and Conference

Deleted courses

Mus 387 Vocal Jazz Annex

Mus 431 Band Director’s Techniques II

Mus 472 Choral Director’s Techniques II

Mus 473 Choral Director’s Techniques II

Mus 474 Choral Director’s Techniques II

Mus 543 Music Composition Survey [leave in as Mus 443/543]

Note: omit the note preceding the Mus courses about maximum credits for music ensemble courses.

Changes to major

  • List new major of Master of Music in Conducting [approved by state board in spring 2004]; omit MA or MS in Arts and Letters from degree list within music.
  • Requirements for Major – in #2, auditions are also offered at scholarship auditions. Change #3 from option choice, to "Pass all sequential music theory and aural skills courses with a grade of C or better to continue." In #4, specify Mus 292 and revise wording. Required credits reduced, but elective credits increased. Options
  • Delete degree "options." BA or BS degree will consist of 57 credits of required music courses, plus 9 credits of u.d. music electives (66 credits).
  • In addition to the BA or BS music degree, students can also choose to specialize in one of three new concentrations: Music Instruction (33 credits), Music Performance (59 credits), and Music Composition (57 credits).

 

MUSIC-BUSINESS

Changes to major

  • In Requirements for major, #4, maintain a 2.50 GPA in business courses. In #6, add BA 499 (Business Planning) to choices of capstone courses.
  • Add Support Courses Requirements (12 credits) of Ec 201, 202, and Mth 243; omit note preceding requirements for the major.
  • Increase Business Requirements credits from 36 to 40 credits by adding u.d. business elective.

 

PHILOSOPHY

Suspended Courses

Phl 304 History of Indian Philosophy

Phl 450/550 Philosophical Classics

Phl 520 Topics in Contemporary Philosophy (retain Phl 420)

  

THEATRE ARTS

New Courses

TA 521, 522, 523 Principles of Production Analysis , 3 credits each

Principles of Production Analysis is related to script work of a director. The course offers the foundation for direction and design for the theatre. It requires reading and analyzing plays with the intent to realize a theatrical production of the plays assigned. Several of the class periods will be devoted entirely to discussion on plays viewed at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival as example and inspiration. Course work will include dramatic structure, scenic breakdowns, beat analysis, statements of dramatic action and discussion of analogies and metaphors used in developing a unified concept for a production. TA 521: Emphasis-Presentational theatre; TA 522: Emphasis-Representational Theatre; TA 523: Emphasis-Musical Theatre.

TA 526, 527, 528 Design Elements, 3 credits each

Design Elements is related primarily to the designers' work. The course offers you opportunities to explore how the varied elements of design integrate to realize a unified production. Curriculum includes historical research, building models, creating renderings, drafting light plots, recording sound sketches for assigned plays, and developing a rationale to support design choices. You will formalize design interpretations in scenic, costume, lighting and sound design and present their work in both theoretical and realized formats. The realized designs will include documentation of process, methods and materials. A 526: Emphasis-Presentational theatre; TA 527: Emphasis-Representational Theatre; TA 528: Emphasis-Musical Theatre.

TA 531, 532, 533 Production Implementation, 3 credits each

Production Implementation is related to the organization and physical implementation of production: the work of the production manager, stage manager, technical director, properties master, costume shop supervisor, master electrician, sound engineer, marketing, and front of house. The course will focus on developing the practical skills necessary to implement a production. You will learn how to translate design ideas into tangible form and how to communicate those ideas throughout production areas. Curriculum will include current theatre technology, research of new technologies, and scheduling and communication models for production implementation. Integral aspects include how to work within a defined set of financial, physical and material resources and how to minimize negative impacts and maximize the potential of a fully integrated production. TA 531: Emphasis-Presentational theatre; TA 532: Emphasis-Representational Theatre; TA 533: Emphasis-Musical Theatre.

TA 541, 542, 543 Practicum: Applied Technology, 3 credits each

Practicum: Applied Technology is related to learning theatre crafts. The course develops the information base necessary for full technical support of a design concept. You will learn new theatre technologies and improve your skills in costume construction, draping and wardrobe; set and properties construction, painting and rigging; lighting hook-ups, plots and rigging; and sound recording, editing, mixing and live amplification. Curriculum includes documentation in all areas of production, including itemized budgets, costume plots and renderings, scenic design and construction drawings, paint renderings and elevations, scenic inventory and timeline, prop lists, light plots and hookup sheets, wig and make-up renderings, and sound plots. Safety and maintenance of equipment and facilities will be addressed. TA 541: Emphasis-Presentational theatre; TA 542: Emphasis-Representational Theatre; TA 543: Emphasis-Musical Theatre.

Modified Courses

TA 224 Voice and Speech for the Stage I – modify description.

TA 225 Voice and Speech for the Stage II – modify description.

TA 349 Fashion Through the Centuries – correction: not a synthesis course.

TA 359 Modern Musical Theatre History – rename Musical Theatre History; modify description to reflect more comprehensive coverage of musical theatre history.

TA 439 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Plays in Production – add junior standing to prereqs

Suspended Courses

TA 454 Advanced Directing

Deleted courses

TA 448/548 Costume History I

TA 449/549 Costume History II 

Changes to major

  • Add MA or MS in Arts and Letters; list Ashland Center for Theatre Studies (ACTS) and Theatre Teacher Training Program.
  • Application for theatre major must be submitted within the first three terms as premajors; priority is given to students with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the major.
  • Requirements for the major: in #2, requirement refers to fulltime theatre arts majors.

  

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

New Courses 

BA 474/574 Cyberlaw, 4 Credits

Covers fundamental legal concepts affecting the Internet and Websites. Although the course covers a variety of business settings, it is designed to aid students in understanding how these considerations affect us personally, whether one is a business major or not. The approach balances understanding these concepts with what happens practically in the real world. Major topics covered include conflicts of law, Web copyrights, purchasing on the Net (returns and refunds), Web-site disclaimers and protections, domain names and conflicts, cyberlaw dispute resolution, linking and deep linking, Web site design and operating considerations, and more. 

BA 480/580 Introduction to Nonprofit Theory and Management, 4 Credits

Introduces the important social, political, and economic aspects of organizations and activities in the third or "independent" sector. The nonprofit sector is neither government nor business, but reflects and important part of our national economy. This course explores the size, scope, and important structural dimensions of the sector as well as its history. In addition, important aspects of nonprofit management are addressed. 

BA 488/588 Fundamentals of Project Management, 4 credits

Provides foundation for managing projects of all sizes for any type of organization. Covers the five traditional phases of project management and includes assessments to prepare the individual, organization and team for project management. Project management forms and templates are provided and students are introduced to project management software. Course concepts are applied in a term project of the student’s choosing. 

Modified Courses

BA 211, 213 Accounting Information I – BA 131 is prerequisite, not concurrent.

BA 312 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing – remove prereqs of BA 310 and 311.

BA 351, 352, 343 Financial Reporting and Analysis I, II, III – remove recommendation of BA 214;

Omit BA 213 prereq for BA 351; prereqs for BA 352, 353 remain BA 211, 213, 351.

BA 427 Business Policy and Strategy – clarify prerequisites.

BA 428 Applied Business Research – clarify prerequisites.

BA 459/559 Advanced Accounting Topics II – modify description.

BA 460/560 Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting – rename Not-for-Profit Accounting; modify description; no prerequisites.

Suspended Courses

BA 420 Real Estate Finance and Development 

Deleted Courses

BA 214 The Accounting Bridge

BA 401/501 Research

BA 403/503 Thesis

BA 408/508 Workshop 

Changes to major

  • Accounting option: Track I (Public Accounting) – omit BA 353 and decrease required credits to 28 credits; add one more elective, and include BA 353 as elective choice. Update course title for BA 460. Track II (Management Accounting) – update course title for BA 460.
  • Management option: add BA 460 and BA 480 to list of elective choices; omit BA 420.
  • Liberal Arts Enrichment Program – Marketing Communication Enrichment Area: delete Comm 325 from u.d. course choices.
  • Liberal Arts Enrichment Program – Cultural Diversity Enrichment Area: delete Hst 385 from electives. 

New Certificate

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nonprofit Management – 28 credits plus 300 hours internship.

  

BUSINESS-CHEMISTRY

Changes to major

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA in u.d. chemistry courses and 2.50 GPA in all business courses.
  • Majors must consult their department advisor to determine the exact nature of the capstone experience.
  • Business requirements: increase credits from 32 to 40 credits; add BA 131 and 4 credits of u.d. business electives to requirements.
  • Associated Requirements: change to "Support Courses Requirements"

  

BUSINESS-MATHEMATICS

Changes to major

  • No more than 2 u.d. math requirements may be met with a grade below C-. Maintain 2.50 GPA in all business courses.
  • Students must take the Capstone Experience (BA 499 OR Mth 490) and must consult their department advisor to determine the exact nature of the capstone experience.
  • Change 8 credits of Associated Requirements to 12 credits of "Support Courses Requirements" and list Ec 201, 202, and Mth 243.
  • Increase business credits from 32 to 40 credits, and add BA 131 and 4 credits of u.d. electives to business requirements.

  

BUSINESS-PHYSICS

Changes to major

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA in u.d. physics courses and a 2.50 GPA in all business courses.
  • Take the Capstone Experience (BA 499 OR Ph 499) and consult department advisor to determine the exact nature of the capstone experience.
  • Physics and Engineering requirements: increase from 36 to 39 credits by correcting number of credits for Ph 224, 225, 226, and adding Engr 201, 211, and 8 credits of u.d. engineering electives. Omit course list of electives.
  • Business requirements: increase from 32 to 40 credits by adding BA 131 and 4 credits of u.d. business electives.
  • Change Associate Requirements to "Support Courses Requirements"; change credits in this section from 35-37 credits to 21 credits; omit Ch 202, 203, 205, 206, Mth 252; omit Capstone Experience from this list (general requirement elsewhere).

  

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

New Courses

SpEd 521L Family and Community Services Lab, 1 credit

As part of September Experience, candidates will utilize the information from SpEd 521: Family and Community Services to detail the roles and responsibilities of the special educator and support staff within the special education setting; begin working with either a MAT preservice teacher or a general educator in the general education setting; and describe the learning environment within the special education and general education settings. 

SpEd 522L Administration and Interpretation of Assessments Lab, 1 credit

This lab experience provides candidates the opportunity to extend their skills in conducting administering formal and informal assessments, and interpreting the results to targeted students in the field setting. This lab is a major component of the Winter Term work sample. 

SpEd 523L Behavior Management Lab, 1 credit

This lab experience provides the candidates the opportunity to gain practical experience in conducting functional behavioral analyses, develop behavioral intervention plans, and implement the plans in the field setting. The lab will also allow candidates to begin to understand how classroom and behavior management strategies and techniques apply in the field. 

SpEd 524L Interventions in Academic Skills Lab, 1 credit

This lab experience provides candidates the opportunity to use their skills in designing and implementing effective instruction to targeted students in the field setting. This lab, along with SpEd 522L, is a major component of the Winter Term work sample. 

SpEd 525L Interventions in Functional Skills Lab, 1 credit

This lab experience provides the candidates the opportunity spend extended time in a variety of special education settings. At a minimum, candidates will spend two weeks in a severe needs setting (e.g., STEPS), and at least three weeks in other settings (e.g., oppose authorization settings, site-based classrooms, etc.). 

SpEd 526L: IEP Development Lab, 1 credit

Through lab experience candidates will develop IEPs for a variety of students in the field setting. Candidates will become familiar with the development and implementation of the IEP. This experience will set the foundation for the candidate leading IEP meetings during the Spring Term. In addition, the IEP will be the framework for the Winter Term work sample. 

SpEd 527L: Theory and Tools of Assessment Lab, 1 credit

This lab experience provides the candidates the opportunity to gain practical experience administering formal and informal assessments to targeted students in the field setting. Projects completed during this lab will set the foundation for the Winter Term work sample. 

SpEd 528L: Medical Aspects Lab, 1 credit

As part of September Experience, candidates will utilize the information from SpEd 528: Medical Aspects to detail the case load of their mentor teacher or current special education placement; describe the characteristics of students within the case load; and begin to document strategies and techniques of engaging the learners in a variety of settings. 

Modified Courses

SpEd 509 Practicum I: September Experience – rename September Experience, modify description.

SpEd 511 Internship and Seminar – rename Internship, modify description, omit prereq.

SpEd 520 Law and Policy – modify description.

SpEd 521 Family and Community Services – modify description.

SpEd 522 Administration and Interpretation of Assessment Instruments – modify description.

SpEd 523 Behavior Management – modify description.

SpEd 524 Interventions in Academic Skills – modify description.

SpEd 526 IEP Development/Implementation – rename IEP Development, modify description.

SpEd 527 Theory and Tools of Assessment – modify description.

SpEd 528 Medical Aspects of Disability – modify description.

READ 515 ECE Foundations of Literacy – change from 1 credit to 3 credits.

READ 572 ECE Reading Assessment – change to 3 credits.

READ 593 Children’s Lit Module: PK-5 – change to 3 credits. 

Suspended Courses

Ed 320 Technology and Learning

Ed 405/505 Reading and Conference

Ed 426/526 Computer Applications

Ed 427/527 Integrating Computers into the Curriculum

Ed 436/536 Production of Educational Media

Ed 450 Mentoring Practicum

Ed 537 Social Science in the Elementary School

Ed 539 Science in the Elementary School

Ed 573 Business Management Education (not in current printed catalog)

Ed 574 Seminar: Current Research in Reading, K-12

Ed 576 Readers at Risk: Assessment, K-12

SpEd 415 Understanding the Needs of the Talented and Gifted (retain SpEd 515)

SpEd 416 Identification and Assessment of the Gifted or Talented Child (retain SpEd 516)

SpEd 417 Curriculum for the Talented and Gifted (retain SpEd 517)

SpEd 418 Models for Developing Programs for the Talented and Gifted (retain SpEd 518)

SpEd 458 Theory, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Autism (retain SpEd 558)

SpEd 459 Direct Intervention Strategies for Autism (retain SpEd 559)

SpEd 460 Practicum in Autism (retain SpEd 560) 

Changes to major

  • Add Initial Administrator Licensure (IAL) program
  • Revised text for Special Education Programs
  • Delete 5th year Degree Completion section.
  • Other miscellaneous changes to degrees and licensure

Note: all the above changes are graduate level, and will be reviewed by the Graduate Council.

Changes to minor

  • Add as course choices for the minor: Wr 312 (Writing Workshop for Teachers) and Wr 472 (Teaching Written Composition).

  

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

Changes to major

  • Master of Science in Environmental Education: omit Bi 574 (Topics in Entomology) from course list.

BIOLOGY

Modified Courses

Bi 233 Human Anatomy and Physiology III – add Bi 231 to prerequisites.

Bi 314 Comparative Animal Physiology; modify description; reword prerequisites.

Bi 330 Topics in Biology
– courses can be used in biology biomedical science option; remove Bi 233L corequisite and replace with statement that additional corequisites are determined by topic.

Bi 340 Introductory Ecology – add ES 111, 112, and 210 as prerequisite alternatives.

Bi 413/513 Physiological Ecology of Animals – omit Saturday field trip.

Bi 430/530 Biological Illustration – minor description rewording; remove upper division standing from prerequisites; add corequisites of Bi 430L, 530L.

Bi 432/532 Origins and Diversity of Land Plants – modify description; remove Bi 432L corequisite.

Bi 442/542 Bryophytes – remove corequisite of Bi 442L.

Bi 444/544 Plant Identification and Field Botany – modify description; add coreqs Bi 444L, 544L.

Bi 454/554 Plant Ecology – add corequisites Bi 454L, 554L.

Suspended courses

Bi 474/574 Topics in Entomology 

Changes to major

  • Ecology/Environmental Biology Option: correct Bi 438 credits to 3 credits.

  

CHEMISTRY

New Courses

Ch 316 Chemical Research Communication II, 1 credit

Continued study of chemical research writing and presentations. Students prepare a review paper, research proposal and oral presentation relating to their Capstone Project. Students explore current research ethics topics in chemistry. One lecture. Prerequisite: Ch 315. 

Modified Courses

Ch 315 Chemical Research Writing – rename Chemical Research Communication I; modify description.

Ch 345 Organic Chemistry Workshop – change course link from Ch 334 to Ch 335.

Ch 371 Computer Applications in Chemistry – remove "and one 2-hour laboratory."

Ch 434 Organic Chemistry Workshop Mentor – change credits to 1-2 credits.

Ch 435 Organic Chemistry Workshop Mentor – change credits to 1-2 credits.

Ch 436 Organic Chemistry Workshop Mentor – change credits to 1-2 credits. 

Changes to major

  • Chemistry major core: increase chemistry credits to 51 credits by requiring Ch 316; update course title for Ch 315.
  • American Chemical Society Certified Degree in Chemistry option: substitute Mth 253 (Calculus III) for Ph 371 (Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences).
  • American Chemical Society Certified Degree in Biochemistry option: substitute Mth 253 (Calculus III) for Ph 371 (Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences).
  • American Chemical Society Certified Degree in Chemical Physics Option: substitute Mth 253 (Calculus III) for Ph 371 (Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences); insert "Choose 12 credits from the following:" immediately before "Optics and Waves (Ph 333)"; insert "Choose an additional 8 credits from the following:" immediately before "Physics courses listed above".

  

COMPUTER SCIENCE

New Courses

CS 313 Introduction to Game Programming, 4 credits

Introduces the design and programming techniques used to create computer games. Examines how user interface design, graphics, sound, date structures, and artificial intelligence are combined in highly interactive applications. Prerequisite: CS 257. 

Modified Courses

CS 200 Programming I – rename Computer Science I.

CS 257 Programming II – rename Computer Science II.

CS 258 Programming III – rename Computer Science III.

CS 367 C and UNIX – change prerequisite to CS 257.

CS 467/567 Secure Programming
– rename Secure Programming Practices; modify description, change prerequisites from CS 367 to CS 258, 360.

CS 469/569 Systems Analysis – modify description. 

Suspended Courses

CS 321 Computer Architecture

CS 352 Programming Language

CS 416/516 Computer Graphics II 

Changes to major

  • Update course titles for CS 200, 257, and 258.
  • Computer Security and Information Assurance:
    decrease required computer courses to 20 credits and omit requirement of CS 411, 448, and 458; 16 credits of computer science electives above the 250 level. Omit 8 credits of specified math courses. In Other Courses, include cross-listings of CS/Phl 310 and CS/CCJ 346.
  • Computer Science and Multimedia option: omit AM 343 and CS 416 from course list. 

Changes to minor

  • Update course titles for CS 200, 257, and 258.

  

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

New Courses

ES 407 Seminar, credit to be arranged. 

ES 496 Environmental Studies Honors Capstone II, 2-3 credits

Supports the student’s work completing their senior project. Assures communication with cooperating entities. Emphasizes data collection, findings and initial analyses. Drafts outline of final report. Prerequisite: ES 495. 

ES 497 Environmental Studies Honors Capstone III, 2-3 credits

Supports preparation and completion of final written and oral report. Emphasizes data analyses and critical thinking on conclusions and recommendations. Prerequisite: ES 496. 

Modified Courses

ES 495 Environmental Studies Honors Capstone – rename Environmental Studies Honors Capstone I; change to 1-2 credits, modify description. 

Changes to major

  • Core Requirements: Environmental Studies Honors Capstone - add ES 496, 497, and change credits to 5-8 credits.
  • Biology option: Upper Division Social Science - change PS 330 to Environmental Policy (PS 428); Biology courses: update course title for Bi 442.
  • Chemistry option: Upper Division Social Science - add "Choose one of the following:" before the list of courses; change PS 330 to Environmental Policy (PS 428).
  • Geography option: Upper Division Social Science - change PS 330 to Environmental Policy (PS 428); omit Geog 419 from geography course list.
  • Geology option: Upper Division Social Science – change PS 330 to Environmental Policy (PS 428); delete G 489 (Computer and Instrumental Methods).
  • Social Science and Policy Track: Upper Division Social Science – change PS 330 to Environmental Policy (PS 428).

  

GEOLOGY

Modified Courses

G 103 Historical Geology – change prereqs to G 101 or ES 112.

G 360 Environmental Geology – change prereqs to G 101 or ES 112.

G 487/587 Remote Sensing in Geology – change prereqs to ES 112 or G 101. 

Suspended Courses

G 429/529 Applied Geophysics 

Changes to major

  • Capstone: specify G 406 as summer field experience course.
  • Core Curriculum: for Physical Geology I, add alternate courses of ES 111, 112. 

Changes to minor

  • Change Geology sequence to Physical Geology I, II (G 101, 102, or ES 111,112); list G 103 as a separate requirement.
  • For the two additional geology courses, they must be upper division, and only one can be a synthesis course. Omit list of course choices.

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MATHEMATICS

Modified Courses

Mth 111 Precalculus I: College Algebra – correct error (course does NOT meet Quantitative Reasoning requirements).

Mth 243 Elementary Statistics – modify description.

Mth 251 Calculus I – minor description change. 

Note: before Lower Division Course listings, include statement "All math course prerequisites must be met with a grade of C- or better." 

Changes to major

  • Required Courses: update course titles for CS 200 and 257.

  

MATHEMATICS-COMPUTER SCIENCE

Changes to major

  • Update course titles for CS 257 and 258. 

PHYSICS

Modified Courses

Ph 220 Problem Solving in the Sciences – modify description. 

Deleted Courses

Ph 151 Fundamentals of Space Physics

Ph 351 Introduction to Space Physics

Changes to major

  • Requirements for Major, Additional Requirements: in Standard Option, Electives, decrease approved substitution credits from 12 to 9. In Applied Physics Option, decrease approved substitution credits from 10 to 6, and omit specified Ph 308 and 309. In Engineering Physics option, decrease approved substitution credits from 10 to 6. 

Changes to minor

  • Correct lower division credits from 38 to 41 and correct total credits to 54; correct General Physics lab credits from 3 to 6.

 

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Modified Courses

SSc 437/537 Conservation in the United States - change prerequisites to ES 111, 112, or 210, and upper division or graduate standing.

SSc 439/539 Land Use Planning – change prerequisites to Geog 107, Geog 108, or ES 210; upper division or graduate standing. 

Suspended Courses

SSc 211, 212, 213 Explorations in Social Science

 

CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Modified Courses

CCJ 409 Capstone: Research – increase prerequisite completed credit hours from 120 to 140.

CCJ 414 Law of Corrections – add CCJ 271 to prerequisites. 

In May 2005 the Curriculum Committee approved three new CCJ courses; these were too late for the printed catalog:

CCJ 347 Crime on the Internet
4 credits
This course provides an introduction to the practical aspects of understanding Crime on the Internet through computer investigations. Students will examine the impact to the criminal justice system because of computers, computer applications, and the benefits and challenges of the World-Wide-Web, copyright laws, privacy issues and laws, computer crime statistics and trends, constitutional issues, risks of computer failures, computers in the workplace, cyber terrorism, and responsibilities of the criminal justice professonal in the growing cyber community.

CCJ 461 Terrorism
4 credits
This course will cover the emergence of modern terrorism from several different areas of the world. The learners will acquire knowledge of the terrorist philosophy and how the history of terrorism has influenced subsequent movements, attain an appreciation for the complexity and challenge of Terrorism, identify elements of the criminological perspective of terrorism, examine viewpoints of various experts in the field of counter terrorism, and take a critical look at the research of terrorism and irregular warfare in the 21st Century.

CCJ 462 Criminal Forensic Investigations
4 credits
The role of forensic investigation in the field of law enforcement is now a specialty on a continuum toward professionalism. Students will examine the use of the sophisticated methods of evidence gathering through forensics and explore the various components that make up the realm of forensic investigations. Students in this course are exposed to the emergence of modern technology from several different areas of forensics. This course is designed for criminology majors and will introduce the student to the use of forensic investigative techniques in solving crime. Details from actual criminal cases will be used as examples. The topics covered will include forensic pathology and related specialties, evaluation of crime scenes, forensic science and laboratory, forensic engineering, cyber-technology, forensic application of social sciences, and the legal and ethical issues in forensic science. Through this course, students will be introduced to the fundamental principles and theories relevant to the scientific investigation of criminal forensic investigations.

 

GEOGRAPHY

Modified Courses

Geog 103 Survey of World Regions – minor description modification.

Geog 411/511 Cultural Geography – modify description.

Geog 416/516 Advanced Economic Geography – remove Geog 108 from prerequisites, and add it to recommended courses.

Geog 439/539 Land Use Planning – in prerequisites, substitute ES 210 for ES 211. 

Suspended Courses

Geog 419/519 Topics in Physical Geography

Geog 420/520 Topics in Human Geography 

Changes to Major

Requirements for major: in #5, Systematic Geography, omit [Geog] 419, 420.

  

HISTORY 

Courses removed from suspension

(Note these courses were removed from the 2003-2004 catalog, but are being revived. They are all 4 credit courses, and the descriptions remain the same. Prerequisites have changed due to changes in the former prerequisites.)

Hst 391 East Asian Thought, 4 credits

Study of Confucianism, Taoism, Legalism, and Buddhism in China and of Shinto, Confucianism, Buddhism, and bushido (the warrior ethic) in Japan. Attention is also given to folk tradition and to a brief treatment of communism in modern China and democracy in modern Japan. Prerequisite for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors: permission of instructor. 

Hst 392 Modern East Asia, 4 credits

Political, social, and cultural developments in China and Japan from about 1800 to the present. Includes military, cultural, and diplomatic contacts with the West. Prerequisites for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors permission of instructor. 

Hst 494 China: Prehistory through 1279, 4 credits

Political, economic, social, cultural, and religious developments in Chinese civilization from prehistory through 1279. Prerequisites for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors, Core 103 required and Hst 391 recommended. 

Hst 495 China: 1279 to 1900, 4 credits

Political, economic, social, cultural, and religious developments in Chinese civilization from 1279 to 1900. Prerequisites for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors Core 103 required and Hst 391 recommended. 

Hst 496 China: Twentieth Century, 4 credits

Political, economic, social, cultural, and religious developments in twentieth century Chinese civilization. Prerequisites for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors Core 103 required and Hst 391 recommended. 

Hst 497, 498 Japan, 4 credits

The history of Japan from ancient times to the present. Hst 497: early Japan to about 1800; Hst 498: Japan from 1800 to the present. Emphasis is on political, economic, social, religious, and cultural institutions. Can be taken out of sequence. Prerequisites for majors: Hst 300 or equivalent; for nonmajors Core 103 required and Hst 391 recommended. 

Suspended Courses

Hst 385 African American History 

Changes to minor

United States History minor: omit [Hst] 385 from electives list.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Changes to major

  • Requirements for major: Required Core – omit PS 398 from one course list (duplicated in another list).
  • In Language section, change 0-33 credits to 0-36 credits, to reflect the current credits for foreign language courses.

  

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Modified Courses

PS 330 Public Management and the Environment – renumber PS 428/528, and rename Environmental Policy; modify description.

PS 431/531 Public Administration – renumber PS 332.

PS 432/532 Policy Analysis – remove PS 331 prerequisite.

PS 436/536 Health Care Policy – remove PS 331 prerequisite. 

Changes to major

  • Requirements for Major: American Government Option – in #2, add Environmental Policy (PS 428) to course choices. Public Administration and Public Policy Option – in #1, change PS 330 to Public Administration (PS 332); in #2, delete PS 431 and add Environmental Policy (PS 428). 

Changes to minor

  • Public Administration: change course number PS 330 to PS 332 (Public Administration); delete old Public Administration (PS 431); add Environmental Policy (PS 428) to elective choices.

  

PSYCHOLOGY

New Courses

Psy 511 Orientation to the Human Service Track, 2 credits

Seminar required of all students entering Human Service Track, MAP. Provides means for students and faculty to discuss expectations of program. Topics will include roles of Human Service professionals, planning a meaningful internship, becoming familiar with graduate school academic expectations, and learning APA style. Prerequisite: Enrollment in MAP, Human Service Track. 

Psy 512 Portfolio -- Human Service Track, 2 credits

Seminar directed toward successful completion of professional portfolio. Development of executive summary detailing strengths and deficiencies related to core competencies. Discussion of continuing professional education following graduation, including both new skills and knowledge as well as work to improve on current deficiencies. Involves both group and individual sessions. Prerequisite: Enrollment in MAP, Human Service Track. 

Psy 572 Mental Health Counselor: Identity and Practice, 2 credits

This course will provide a foundation of the mental health counseling profession’s history, unique contributions to the human service provider field, identity themes, distinctive practice characteristics, and an interdisciplinary approach to interventions. 

Psy 584 Psychopharmacology, 2 credits

This course provides a basic overview and understanding of how medications are used in the treatment of psychological and behavioral disorders. Various DSM diagnoses will provide a framework for learning about treatment choices that include psychiatric medications. Particular consideration is given to the integration of psychotropic medications and counseling. Topics include drug interactions, medication side effects, consultation with medical personnel and characteristics of psychiatric medications 

Psy 585 Treatment Planning and Consultation, 2 credits

The focus of this course includes general principles and practices of diagnosis, treatment planning, consultation and referral of mental and emotional disorders and dysfunctional behavior including addictive behaviors. Students will examine the etiology of mental and emotional disorders/dysfunctions and addictive behaviors. 

Modified Courses

Psy 209 Human Services Practicum – rename Human Service Practicum.

Psy 228 Methods, Statistics, and Laboratory I – rename Methods, Statistics, and Applications I.

Psy 229 Methods, Statistics, and Laboratory II – rename Methods, Statistics, and Applications II.

Psy 409B Practicum: Human Services – rename Practicum: Human Service.

Psy 492/592 Psychology of Women – omit WS 201 prerequisite.

Psy 517 Training Design I: Media Technology – modify description; omit MAP requirement.

Psy 518 Training Design II: Instructional Design – omit Psy 517 prerequisite.

Psy 521 Assessment – omit Psy 421 recommendation.

Psy 533 Personality and Organizational Behavior – modify description; limited to MAP.

Psy 534 Applied Social Psychology – change prerequisites.

Psy 541 Human Learning – change prerequisites.

Psy 542 Applied Research Design – change prerequisites.

Psy 551 Psychobiology – change prerequisites.

Psy 566 Seminar: Psychology of Aging – change prerequisites.

Psy 570 Advanced Human Growth and Development – change prerequisites.

Psy 571 Counseling Theory – change prerequisites.

Psy 574 Group Counseling – change prerequisites.

Psy 577 Counseling Children – change prerequisites.

Psy 583 Advanced Psychopathology – change prerequisites. 

Suspended Courses

Psy 320 Contemporary Psychophysiological Issues

Psy 442 Research in Psychology

Psy 547 Organizational Behavior Management

Psy 566 Seminar: Psychology of Aging 

Changes to major

  • Admission: in #4, change "Bi 102 or 103" to "or [Bi] 211".
  • Requirements for Major: in #2b, core curriculum credits increase to 19 credits by adding an approved u.d. multicultural/diversity course, selected from a list of approved courses. In #6, specify Psy 499 instead of the approved research proposal.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: revise prerequisites by omitting Bi 102 and 103, adding Bi 211 as choice, and adding Mth 243.
  • Master in Applied Psychology: these changes will be reviewed by the Graduate Council.

  

SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

Modified Courses

Anth 301 Practicing Anthropology – minor description modification.

Anth 317 Pacific Cultures – minor description modification.

Anth 410 History of Ethnographic Theory – minor description modification.

Anth 455 Anthropological Film – minor description modification.

Anth 464 Cultural Rights – modify description.

Soc 444 Social Organization – minor description modification. 

Changes to major

  • Requirements for the Anthropology Major: in #4, revise wording for quantitative reasoning requirement.
  • Anthropology Core Courses: Renumber items and reorganize section
  • Certificate in Cultural Resource Management: in #2, add Bi 383 and Soc 350 to course choices.
  • Requirements for the Sociology Major: in #3, add Soc 327 to requirements.
  • Sociology Core Courses: add Soc 327 to requirements, and increase total to 32 credits; reduce electives to 6 courses (24 credits) and remove Soc 327 from electives. 

Changes to minor

  • Reduce upper division electives to 16 credits. 

Changes to certificate

Certificate in Cultural Resource Management – In #2, Policy Perspectives, add Bi 383 and Soc 350 to course choices.

 

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Modified Courses

PE 180 Physical Education – maximum 12 credits

PE 439/539 Motor Development and Learning – modify description (serves as the writing component for the health and physical education major). 

Suspended Courses

HE 275L [lab section for HE 275; do NOT suspend HE 275 Health and Society II]

PE 461/561 Advanced Athletic Training 

Changes to major

  • Add section on Activity Courses, with maximum of 12 credits allowed for graduation.
  • Required Courses: correct course titles for HE 309 and 409.

  

AREA DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Revise and clarify interdisciplinary degree; rename Independent Interdisciplinary Major. Create more structure for pursuing an independent interdisciplinary degree. Add Shakespeare Studies to supporting areas for degree.

  

INTERDISCIPLINARY MINORS

Applied Multimedia

New Courses

AM 250 Digital Photography, 4 credits

Provides an introduction and overview to the world of digital photography and digital imaging. Serves as an entry way to further study in the world of digital imaging and multimedia production. Using a non-threatening approach, students will gain an understanding of what features are desirable in a digital camera and how to use the creative controls of a digital camera. 

AM 339 Audio for Multimedia, 4 credits

A hardware and software-based approach exploring the production of digital audio for various uses. The lectures, demonstrations and hands-on experience will include a definition of sound and digital audio, concepts on audio hardware and software, and sound synthesis. 

Modified Courses

AM 334 Design for Multimedia – modify description. 

Suspended Courses

AM 343 Careers in Multimedia 

Changes to minor

  • Requirements for minor: in Required Courses, add AM 250 and 339 to the course choices; omit AM 343 and CS 416 from course choices. 

International Peace Studies

  • Omit IS 401 as specified course for Research requirement. 

Native American Studies

  • Add Pacific Cultures (Anth 317) to course choices. 

Shakespeare Studies

  • New course: ShS 399 Special Studies (credit to be arranged)
  • Change to minor: add Shs 399 (Special Studies) to course choices.

  

Women’s Studies

New Courses

WS 418/518 Intimate Violence Victim Advocacy Skills, 4 credits

This course provides 40 hours of advocacy skills training for those interested in working with victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and other forms of sexual and domestic violence. Topics include: understanding the impact of sexual violence on victims/survivors, the social and cultural contexts in which sexual and domestic violence occurs, public policy and laws related to sexual and domestic violence, and the roles and limitations of services from advocates while assisting victims/survivors with law enforcement, legal system, social services and medical services. Prerequisites: WS 201 or permission of instructor.  

Modified Courses

WS 405 Reading and Conference – add 505 component.

WS 417 Sexual Politics in U.S. History – add 517 component. 

Changes to minor

  • Requirements for Minor: add these courses to course choices – Feminist Rhetorical Theories (Comm 460), Gender and Schooling (Soc 407), and Intimate Violence Victim Advocacy Skills (WS 418); remove these courses – ArtH 459 (Special Topics in Art History), Ho 493, Families and Work (SSc 399), Seminar: Feminist Theory (SSc 407), Feminist Theory (WS 407), and Intimate Violence Victim Advocacy Skills (WS 407).

  

CERTIFICATES

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

  • Admittance to the program: omit #3c (Mth 243 requirement).
  • Course requirements: reduce required course credits to 24 by omitting BA 353; add BA 353 to elective credit choices and increase elective credits to 24 credits.

  

Business Information Systems

  • Program Requirements: update course title for CS 200.
  • Accounting Information Systems (AIS): add these courses to electives choices: BA 474, 488; update course title for CS 257; Add BA courses as option to the 4-8 credits of approved CS courses.
  • Management Information Systems (MIS): reduce required courses to 8 credits by removing CS 257; increase elective credits to 16 credits by including CS 257 (with updated course title) to electives. Add BA 474, 488 to electives list.

  

Interactive Marketing and E-Commerce

  • Update course titles for CS 200 and 257.

  

Native American Studies

  • Add Pacific Cultures (Anth 317) to course choices.

  

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nonprofit Management

  • New Certificate: 16 credits of core courses from business political science, and English and writing, plus 12 credits of elective courses approved by Nonprofit Program Coordinator. Students complete 300 hours of internship and participate in the SOU American Humanics Nonprofit Student Association.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Accelerated Baccalaureate

  • Program Requirements – add statement clarifying that college credits earned prior to admission (including AP, Advanced Southern Credit, and community college credits) are normally used to determine the credit reduction and may not also be counted toward the AB grad requirements.

  

ELS Language Centers

Modified Courses

ELS 110 Masters Modules – minor description modification.

ELS 111 Masters Modules – minor description modification; omit prereq option of placement test evaluation of ELS 111.

ELS 112 Masters Modules – modify description; omit prereq option of placement test evaluation of ELS 111. 

 

Overseas Study Programs

  • Rename program "Study Abroad Programs"
  • Add the following programs: Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Academic Institute; Kefalania, NCSA Program.
  • Minor to moderate changes made to descriptions for many programs. 

Preprofessional Programs

  • Theology – omit this program.

 

GRADUATE STUDIES

  • Add new Master of Music in Conducting degree.
  • Reword several sections in the Admissions to a Master’s Degree Program.
  • Master’s Degrees in School Areas: omit "Music: American Band College" and add Theatre. 

Master in Management

  • Add paragraph on Admission Criteria.
  • Reword several sections of the requirements.
  • Add paragraph on Application and Admission. 

Modified Courses

MM 509 Practicum – include course description.

MM 512 Budget and Finance – modify description.

MM 515 Management Information Systems – modify description.

MM 517 The Human Resource Environment – minor description modification.

MM 519 Legal Issues in Management – modify description.

MM 520 Orientation to Graduate Study for the Management Professional – modify description.

MM 540 Topics in Management – expand description.

MM 598 Capstone Project – modify description.