2015 - 2016 Graduate MAE Program by Defiance College

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3 fall semester 2015 new faculty orientation tuesday august 18 faculty workshop wednesday august 19 through friday august 21 all monday evening classes begin undergraduate graduate monday august 24 all day classes and labs begin undergraduate graduate tuesday august 25 late registration ends at 4:30 p.m friday august 28 last day to drop/add courses friday august 28 labor day holiday offices closed no classes monday september 7 2nd 5-week classes begin week of september 28 2nd 8-week classes begin week of october 19 midterm grades due by 12 noon tuesday october 27 last day to withdraw with an automatic “w” grade friday october 30 3rd 5-week classes begin monday november 2 fall break no classes monday november 23 through friday november 27 thanksgiving offices closed no classes thursday november 26 and friday november 27 classes resume monday november 30 last day of classes undergraduate graduate friday december 4 final examinations monday

8 additional master of business administration program information it should be understood that prerequisites for the graduate degree master of business administration mba are intended to provide a minimal common base of knowledge for the required courses in the graduate curriculum the common base of knowledge should include the following basic computer skills with mastery of document production spreadsheets and presentation software quantitative reasoning skills microeconomics basic accounting and financial management skills and marketing these prerequisites must be completed prior to enrolling in the affiliated core mba courses defiance college provides several alternatives to meeting the prerequisite requirements the mba admission committee reviews the applicant file to determine what prerequisites have already been met by previous undergraduate or graduate course work the committee may also waive prerequisites based on interviewing the prospective candidate and evaluating work

12 coursework time limitations all work for the master’s degree including credits accepted by transfer must be completed within a period of six calendar years failure to complete the program in six calendar years will result in removal from the program credit for courses taken outside of this time frame will not be accepted a graduate candidate who wishes to extend his/her program must submit a written petition to the candidate’s respective program director before the end of the six-year time limit decisions will be made by the office of academic affairs or appointed committee based on the recommendation of the program director the request should indicate the reasons for the extension and a proposed timeline of completing the degree taking no more than one additional academic year academic year defiance college operates on a semester calendar consisting of two 16-week semesters the fall semester runs from late august to mid-december the spring semester runs from early

16 use of human subjects for research graduate students shall work with the supervising professor in developing protocols for research involving human subjects protocols must be submitted to the institutional review board to ensure compliance with federal regulations independent study courses independent study may be either project or research-oriented topics for independent study are not usually part of the curriculum but reflect a student’s special interest or they take a student further into a subject than regular course work allows students must work closely with the appropriate program director in planning executing and evaluating if an independent study course is appropriate in their plan of study all graduate independent study courses must be approved by the program director and chief academic officer approved independent study forms must be submitted to the registrar’s office within two weeks after the beginning of the semester independent study forms are

21 financial information schedule of tuition and fees per semester 2015-2016 defiance college reserves the right to change tuition and fees rates for room and board or any other charges when necessary because of economic or other conditions announcement of such changes will normally be made before the beginning of the school year or term in which a rate change becomes effective any currently enrolled defiance college student may view his/her current term billing statement and other records by accessing their on-line account the web interface may be accessed from any device with access to the internet and the proper browser software login requires the student’s dc username and password these may be obtained from the registrar’s office graduate tuition $524 per credit hour other fees and charges course fees please see undergraduate academic catalog for specific course fees perc professional enrichment and renewal course $524 per credit hour graduate student teaching $520

25 the credit of tuition housing and meals along with the return of unearned federal title iv funds is calculated on a per diem basis up to the 60 percent point in the semester the amount earned is determined by dividing the number of days enrolled by the number of days in the enrollment period including weekends and holidays except thanksgiving break and spring break the credit of meal plan charges will be calculated based on the official date of withdrawal with one additional week added after the 60 percent point in the semester tuition and housing are charged in full and title iv aid is considered to be 100 percent earned a student will not be issued a cash refund on any credit balance until the refund calculation process is complete any credit balance remaining on the student’s account that is from institutional funds will not be issued as a refund to the student any outstanding balance on the student’s account is due immediately the student will also be responsible

29 mydc access our mydc web portal is an essential college tool used for administrative and academic correspondence students will be required to use this tool to access one or more administrative and academic services at the college such services include grade report card unofficial academic transcript course schedules billing information enrollment verification and more email students will receive official college correspondence by email students are expected to check their email on a frequent and continuous basis in order to stay current with defiance college communications students can view email from any computer that has internet access students must enter their dc email address and password to gain access students are encouraged to set up mail forwarding to ensure that defiance college mail is checked at a student’s most commonly used email account commencement defiance college holds one annual commencement ceremony in may all graduates are strongly encouraged to

34 master of business administration program description the mba program at defiance college assists students in their abilities to think critically and to react to and make changes in today’s dynamic global business world graduates are prepared to recognize problems in business environments and identify turnaround solutions work productively with teams of colleagues communicate effectively to relevant business audiences and understand the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business    the following is a list of specific undergraduate prerequisite courses for the mba program acct 221 financial accounting 3 buc 350 business finance 3 econ 201 microeconomics 3 math 105 quantitative reasoning 3 mkt 340 principles of marketing 3 this course must be taken at the first available offering see undergraduate course catalog for descriptions     graduation requirements candidates for the mba degree must meet the following requirements for graduation

38 bus 591 internship students who are not currently employed in a business environment may be placed in a local business for practical hands-on application of course material    bus 599 independent study 3 this course is designed for the student coming into the program with a particularly strong background in one of the required course areas upon application by the student and approval by the mba program director an independent study course may be designed by the student in cooperation with a specific faculty member to substitute for the course in which the student is particularly proficient educ 501 philosophy of education 3 this course is designed to provide graduate students with a framework for examining the development of educational philosophies aligned with societal events from the end of the common school movement to the current times graduate students will determine how societal events will and have impacted the american public school system activities in this

42 educ 612 communication and language and reading for diverse populations 3 the focus of this course is speech and language acquisition for the typically and atypically developing child an overview of various disorders and their effects on receptive and expressive language and learning will be part of this course skills will focus on the use of assistive and augmentative communication strategies strategies to enhance and support communication skills of individuals with mild/moderate disabilities and best practices in language use and acquisition a 20-hour field experience is required prerequisites educ 558 offered spring educ 630 sports psychology 3 this course is an overview of current research and theory on the use of psychological skills for peak performance and overall athlete and coach well-being content covers the broad range of contemporary sport psychology sub-themes including counseling mental imagery positive self-talk goal setting team dynamics developmental concerns

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