Academic Catalog 2014-2015 by American University in Bulgaria

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table of contents about the university mission statement about the university 3 admissions 10 tuition and fees 16 financial aid 19 the mission of the american university in bulgaria is to educate students of outstanding potential in a community of academic excellence diversity and respect and to prepare them for democratic and ethical leadership in serving the needs of the region and the world vision our aspirations for 2015 academic policies and procedures 29 we envision a community of diverse and creative students of outstanding potential living and learning together in an engaging and rigorous academic environment on a campus that offers world-class academic recreational and residential facilities mentored by internationally respected faculty committed to the liberal arts tradition aubg graduates will be fully prepared for lives of professional achievement personal fulfillment and service degree requirements 50 statement on liberal learning major programs 59 aubg

student loans academic support services raiffeisenbank dsk bank allianz bank bulgaria and eurobank bulgaria provide government-guaranteed loans with fixed interest of 7 per year for bulgarian and eu students in all accredited universities in bulgaria up to the full amount of tuition english language institute several banks offer bank loan programs that support education at aubg including fibank unicredit bulbank and sg expressbank all full-time degree seeking students in good academic standing who are not full scholarship recipients are eligible for these loans additional loan programs may be available as well check the aubg website at for available student loan programs and loan application procedure students former students and alumni with overdue loan balance are not permitted to receive official transcripts diplomas or other documents until the loan account is settled for further information contact student loan coordinator tel 359 73 888 311 email

writing to admissions office prior to august 1st for fall semester enrollment and prior to december 1st for spring semester enrollment with the professor to make up the examination a scheduled final exam can be made up only at the discretion of the faculty member double-counting final examination schedule in order to maintain the integrity of aubg s academic programs students who complete more than one program must satisfy the requirements of each program substantially independently of courses taken to complete another program almost all classes will hold final exams during the final exams period according to the following schedule students who double-major must take courses that a satisfy the course requirements of each major and b satisfy both sets of required courses without double-counting more than three courses for programs that have more than three common required courses one additional course in either major is required to replace each additional common course a senior thesis

far 250 applied theater far 251 beginning acting far 252 intermediate acting far 307 history of jazz far 309 bulgarian folk music far 310 music in latin american culture jmc 200 visual communication theory and practice historical analysis a two-course sequence introduces students progressively to various issues in history and equips them to recognize interpret and present information about the past a course in historical sources is prerequisite for a course in historical research learning outcomes for the historical analysis mode of inquiry students will be able to · · · · · understand the nature use and importance of sources distinguish the proper use of primary and secondary sources read a document critically with consideration of motives viewpoint and authority design and execute a research project and construct and support an original argument historical sources historical sources courses introduce students to the historical mode of analysis how to recognize

dqjxdjh 3 urilflhqf one 1 course from the following mll 301 modern france society politics and culture mll 302 modern germany society politics and culture mll 303 modern spain society politics and culture restrictions eur 492 senior thesis does not count toward the major lvflso lqdu  rqruv lq xurshdq 6w xglhv graduates of the program have gone on to work for regional businesses and nongovernmental organizations the majority go on to graduate degree programs in history in the united states and western europe recent graduates have gone on to doctoral work at the central european university columbia university the university of illinois the university of maryland the university of michigan and the university of pittsburgh total 12 courses at least 36 credits required courses 3 courses hty 101 global history to 1500 hty 102 global history since 1500 hty 291 historical methods to fulfill the requirements for a degree with honors in european studies students must have a 3.5 or

an eng 370 is appropriate to the american studies major and minor and this detail must be indicated in the course description for registration purposes · work as an effective individual and as part of a team to develop and deliver up to two 2 courses from this category · · note one other course at the 300 or 400-level with significant content relevant to america and in any discipline may be approved for inclusion in the minor by either the department chair of the all department or the department chair of the hty department qw kursro rj the mission of the anthropology minor program is to explore human variation and cultural diversity and to transmit the anthropological perspective as a way of thinking a method of problem solving and a model for future learning for many students anthropology becomes a framework for integrating knowledge and a system of organization for their formal education the anthropological perspective is holistic that is each piece or aspect of a

bus 221 managerial accounting an introduction to management accounting including cost measurement product costing cost-volume profit relationships budgeting and the treatment of budget variances and performance evaluation prerequisites sta 105 bus 220 cr 3 6 ects cr offered every semester bus 260 marketing introduces students to major concepts and methods used in marketing goods services and other products and develops students ability to use their understanding in business situations the course takes the managerial perspective focusing on the wide variety of decisions necessary for effective marketing in product promotion distribution pricing and targeting it emphasizes the importance of research and planning as well as ethical and legal issues pertaining to marketing uses case analysis prerequisites eco 101 eco 102 cr 3 6 ects cr offered every semester bus 300 business ethics in a world dominated by business questions constantly arise regarding the propriety of various business

works of john milton as well as lesser-known authors literary periods may include the anglo-saxon medieval renaissance restoration and eighteenthcentury prerequisites eng 101 gen ed principles of literary analysis cr 3 6 ects cr offered once every two years eng 252 british literature 1785 to present this course introduces student to british literature from 1785 to the present by surveying a wide range of periods genres literature movements and traditions and representative and well-known authors authors may include william blake william wordsworth mary shelley charles dickens oscar wilde virginia woolf and chinua achebe as well as lesser-known authors prerequisite eng 101 gen ed principles of literary analysis cr 3 6 ects cr offered once every two years eng 260 balkan literature this course focuses on contemporary or classic texts of southeastern european literature texts are selected according to author genre or theme prerequisite eng 101 gen ed principles of literary analysis

jmc 220 multimedia journalism a course focused on teaching students the fundamentals of reporting news in a multimedia format working individually and in two or three-person teams students will write edit video and produce graphics for their own news stories learning the basics of writing for the web handheld-camera-work and video and sound-editing for an online audience through direct experience and practice they will refine their understanding of the very different demands web-based news production makes on their writing interviewing and editing skills wic cr 4 8 ects cr prerequisites jmc 141 jmc 150 offered in the spring jmc 233 introduction to video journalism this course is focused on producing video journalism for a variety of media platforms working in two or three-man teams students will videotape and edit their own news stories learning the basics of camera-work and video and audio editing the emphasis will be to gain hands-on skills in producing video news quickly in a

faculty full-time faculty andonova veneta associate professor of business administration ph.d business administration universitat pompeu fabra 2004 berisha marenglen instructor of accounting mba keller graduate school of management us 2009 bonev stoyan associate professor of computer science ph.d computer science technical university of sofia 1988 boytcheva svetla associate professor of computer science ph.d computer science sofia university 2003 bozhinova krastanka instructor of french m.a french philology sofia university 1993 castagneto pierangelo associate professor of history ph.d american history università di genova 1997 castle robert assistant professor of political science ph.d political science city university of new york 2013 chalk dannie assistant professor of writing and literature ph.d english pennsylvania state university 2009 christozov dimitar professor of computer science ph.d technical science technical university of sofia 1986 technical sciences

institutional research 158 international student services 158 library 158 president 158 provost 158 purchasing 159 registrar’s 159 residence life 159 security 159 skaptopara i 159 skaptopara ii 159 skaptopara iii 159 sports activities 159 student government 159 student loans 159 student services 159 transportation 159 university events 159 university relations 159-160 writing center 160 overload 44-45 43 p pass/fail placement advanced 13-14 plagiarism 29 pre-registration 45 prior approval 40 probation 31-32 policy 16-18 r refund registration 46 religious holidays 46 residence life 26 159 resident assistants 26 s sat 12 23 scholarship 19 sign-in policy 46-47 special topics 97 standing academic 30-32 state exams 33 status full-time 37 part-time 16 student accounts 20 student life 27-28 student services 24-26 suspension 32 test center 23 t toefl 11 22 transcript fee 18 transcripts 47 transfer 14 47-48 trustees board of 153-154 tuition and fees 16-18 council 155 u university