2017-2018 Catalog by Connecticut College

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ammerman center for arts and technology certificate program 33 the holleran center for community action and public policy 36 the goodwin-niering center for the environment 36 the center for the comparative study of race and ethnicity 37 the joy shechtman mankoff faculty center for teaching and learning 38 teacher certification program 38 museum studies certificate program 39 study away 40 other programs 40 three-two program 42 single-course exchange program 42 graduate study 43 non-traditional programs 44 special students 44 auditing courses 44 fees and financial aid 44 general information 45 residence halls 45 language house 45 specialty housing 45 campus safety 46 crime awareness and campus security act 46 student government 46 athletics 46 musical activities 46 religious and spiritual life 47 office of career enhancing life skills cels four-year career development program 47-48 community learning 48 library and computing

5 development flores sociology fredricks human development grande education kim religious studies rivkin english steiner art history anthropology wilson history associate professors canton history downs history garofalo history gonzalez rice art history graesch anthropology harris sociology martin film studies pelletier art rudolph hispanic studies uddin religious studies wilson music assistant professors anderson theater baldwin gender and women s studies jafar sociology neely english reich film studies rotramel gender and women s studies advisers m a borrelli d canton j downs r flores k gonzalez rice d kim c stock major minor and course information can be found at the link below american studies anthropology professors benoît cole steiner assistant professor bennett visiting assistant professor black associate professor graesch chair associated faculty associate professor wilson music lecturer ivanov slavic studies affiliated faculty associate professor

10 admission www.conncoll.edu/admission north carolina 10 new london scholars virginia 14 in 1986 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the college the trustees established the new london scholars program in appreciation of the important role the city has played in the life of the college from its beginning each semester two outstanding seniors from 14 of the area s high schools are selected to take one course tuition-free students however are responsible for the cost of books and/or other class-related materials in the fall of 2015 the program was extended to educators in the new london county two educators from each school are chosen on a first-come first-served basis to enroll in a course tuition-free the same will apply that they will be responsible for the cost of books and/or other class-related materials the high schools participating in the program are east lyme high school fitch senior high school ledyard high school lyman memorial high school lyme-old

15 individual study courses individual study courses are available to properly qualified students subject to availability of staff time for supervision the proposal for study must be approved by the instructor supervising the project and by the department or interdisciplinary program in which the project is to be conducted seminars many departments also offer seminars in which students have the opportunity to work independently on different aspects of their major field or area of interdisciplinary study and to discuss the results of their research postgraduate study and admission to professional schools many connecticut college seniors choose to apply for and attend graduate or professional schools after assisting students with the process of identifying their advanced degree goals career advisers refer these students to the college’s pre-professional and graduate school advisers and to discipline-specific faculty advisers a student who plans to undertake graduate study should

19 examinations administered by the office of the registrar the period for final examinations each semester is established as part of the college calendar all examinations are conducted under the honor code and the time allotted for scheduled or selfscheduled final examinations when given is three hours scheduled and self-scheduled examinations are administered by the office of the registrar and may not be taken by any student before the start of the examination period or after the end of the examination period unless the student has received a temporary grade of incomplete students are permitted to schedule their own examinations during the examination period in courses for which there is a pedagogical need to have a single examination period instructors shall preschedule their examinations through the office of the registrar a list of prescheduled examinations will be published by the office of the registrar prior to the start of the examination period to ensure the integrity of the

24 office and to forward housing requests dormitory or off-campus to the director of residential education and living in cases of voluntary withdrawal the student must demonstrate readiness to resume full-time studies and must summarize in a letter to the former academic dean any activities since last enrolled in the college students who have been advised to withdraw or directed to withdraw for academic reasons will under no circumstances be considered for readmission without a full statement of the interim activity as well as evidence of growth in personal maturity and capacity for further academic work carefully composed letters supplemented by relevant supporting material should be sent to the dean who will present the case to the committee on academic standing a student placed on directed withdrawal for reasons other than academics who subsequently petitions the college to return will be required to demonstrate that the circumstances that led to the leave have been addressed and

29 centers and certificate programs there are five distinctive academic centers and several programs for interdisciplinary teaching and learning at connecticut college these centers and programs offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge of a particular area by combining internships research and academic study within the framework of the liberal arts some of the centers offer certificates that can be awarded in combination with any major toor cummings center for international studies and liberal arts certificate program http cisla.conncoll.edu international studies courses the toor cummings center for international studies and the liberal arts cisla certificate program was created to address the need for inter-national education at the undergraduate level it allows students of every major to enrich and enhance their traditional liberal arts education to fulfill the requirements for certification a student is required to take a core of six courses outside the major including a

33 policy can both ameliorate and contribute to multiple forms of inequality e.g race and poverty critical thinking and social analysis students will unite intellectual inquiry with meaningful social political and civic action in local and global communities students will use a variety of theoretical and research methods to investigate social problems analyze public policy and propose solutions for social change that are based on the principles of equity ethics values and citizenship students will cultivate intellectual and ethical judgment preparing them for lives of civic engagement social change and leadership students will examine individual and collective identity and responsibility within local and global communities skills and capacities students will acquire and practice problem-solving and community-building skills such as budgeting project designing public speaking collaborating and community organizing planning grant-writing and effective communication and interpersonal

38 in instances in which room and/or board are not covered by the institution directing the study away program connecticut college will credit the student’s account accordingly all students are responsible for paying the host program directly for application fees and deposits the amount of the acceptance deposit will be credited to their account students on payment plans may request continuation of the service while away travel research and immersion program trip students are responsible for all costs not expressly included in the program fee including costs for domestic or international travel commuting passport and visa fees immunizations medical fees books laundry postage telephone calls and entertainment the host program can provide guidance on these expenses based on averages incurred by other students 2 the approved catalog enrollment limit may be modified students may continue to use their financial aid while studying away to ensure continued support however students

43 recitals master classes and guest lectures are given by music faculty and guests students regularly perform in recitals at the end of each semester in all the music department sponsors more than 60 events each year religious and spiritual life the central purpose of the college’s office of religious and spiritual life is to provide a religious and spiritual program that is incorporated into campus life and partners where possible with academic programs the office of religious and spiritual life contributes to a liberal arts education of the whole person for the integration of mind body and spirit the office provides safe and sacred spaces for individual spiritual development and growth the office provides support for all members of the connecticut college community there are also opportunities for learning and sharing in inter-faith and ecumenical programs and events the office of religious and spiritual life fosters awareness knowledge and skills to become more effective