Academic Catalog 2008-2009 by Defiance College

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table of contents associate of arts degree requirements 31 baccalaureate degree requirements 31 grade appeals 32 grading system 33 grade reports 33 independent study courses 33 military active duty 33 pilgrim library services 33 registration 33 schedule changes and withdrawal from courses 33 transcript requests 34 undergraduate students enrolled in graduate courses 34 withdrawal from college 34 religious studies religious education and christian education 5 1 restoration ecology 54 self-designed major 54 social work 54 sociology 55 sport management 55 sport science 56 wellness and corporate fitness 56 course descriptions 57-92 directory 93-96 index 97 major requirements 35 division structure 35 accounting 35 art 35 arts and humanities 36 athletic training education 36 biology 38 business 38 business administration 38 christian education 39 communication arts 39 computer forensics 40 criminal justice 40 design for leadership 41 economics 41 education 41 english 45 forensic

tuition and fees auditing courses any undergraduate student may audit a course auditing fee is $90 per credit hour when class size is limited full-fee students have priority full-time students may receive one free audit per semester private music instruction cannot be audited there are no refunds on audited courses music charges in addition to regular tuition applied music instruction is $200 per credit hour one half-hour private lesson per week art fees $35 fee for photography life drawing and sculpture $50 for ceramics and advanced ceramics and $65 fee for metals and printmaking parking fines $35 students have the privilege of having a motor vehicle on campus all motorized vehicles on campus must be properly registered with the registration center prior to the term or within five class days following a student’s first enrollment or five class days following the acquisition of the vehicle only one vehicle is allowed per student on campus the hanger/decal must be displayed

student life onestop student internet access e-mail all dc students are required to have a onestop account to access e-mail and internet based services at the time of orientation or registration all students are given a dc e-mail account and password students may anticipate that official college correspondence will come to them through this e-mail account and should access this account frequently students should recognize that their dc account is part of the authentication process used for accessing the onestop portal students can view and print e-mail from any computer that has internet access and a printer students must enter their dc username and password to gain access to their record students must be registered/paid for the current term and have a signed computer usage contract on file in order to have an active account and password students will enter their dc usernames and passwords to gain access to their records the dc onestop account is an essential college tool used for

academic life second baccalaureate degrees students may earn a second baccalaureate degree from defiance college if the first degree was earned from defiance college the student must meet the following requirements to qualify for a second degree 1 complete a minimum of 32 semester hours subsequent to earning the first baccalaureate degree 24 of these in residence in addition to the first degree requirements 2 fulfill requirements for a major in a division different from the first degree for example a student cannot receive a bachelor of science degree in accounting and a bachelor of arts in management and 3 must meet all requirements in force at the time of the student’s application for the second degree a human biology course may be fulfilled with one of the following ns 201 development of life on earth bi 229 essentials of anatomy and physiology or bi 235 human anatomy and physiology i iv social science 6 hours two courses are required students must take 1 so 120 life in

major requirements requirements for any of the approved teacher education programs this year’s data is based on a group of 38 students who completed programs during the 2006-2007 school year the overall pass rate for these students on state required tests was 100 the college offers the following majors leading to teacher licensure early childhood age 3 through grade 3 middle childhood grades 4 through 9 for two fields selected from reading/language arts mathematics science and social studies integrated language arts valid for teaching reading english speech and journalism in grades 7 through 12 integrated mathematics grades 7 through 12 integrated social studies valid for teaching history political science geography psychology/sociology and economics in grades 7 through 12 life science valid for teaching biology and the life sciences in grades 7 through 12 life science and chemistry valid for teaching the life sciences and chemistry in grades 7 through 12 and

major requirements optional courses to complete the 36 hours and elective courses include rl 122 foundations of christian religious education 3 rl 175 beyond volunteerism 3 rl 210 spirituality and wholeness 3 rl 250 curriculum theory and resources 3 rl 267 islam 3 rl 353 leadership and group work theory 3 rl 395 special topics 3 rl397 field experience rl 475 administrative policies and practices 3 rl497 field experience senior level the major in christian education totals 42 hours of coursework plus 12 hours of field work including rl 122 foundations of christian religious education 3 rl 175 beyond volunteerism 3 rl 191 church life and leadership service learning 1 rl 198 seminar in religious studies 0.5 hrs per semester total of 2 hours rl 211 introducing the old testament chaos calamity and covenant 3 rl 212 introducing the new testament teachings of jesus and the early church 3 rl 250 curriculum theory and resources 3 rl 321 ethics and morals 3 rl 338 religions of the east 3 rl

course descriptions major ecological restoration sites within easy driving distance of the college campus prerequisite bi 420 or permission of instructor offered in alternate years communication arts bi 422 restoration ecology iii 4 the principle area of study is aquatic ecosystem restoration and includes both freshwater and marine habitats efforts to restore the world’s oceans lakes rivers and streams are discussed hydrology especially as it relates to ground water sources is also emphasized laboratories focus on experimentation that promotes critical thinking and solving problems related to aquatic habitat restoration offered alternate years spring semester prerequisite bi 420 or permission of instructor ca 111 fundamentals of oral communication 3 this course is an introduction to human communication it includes the fundamentals of interpersonal small group and public communication students will participate in a variety of interpersonal small group and public speaking

course descriptions ed 345 integrated reading/language arts methods middle school 4 the ohio academic standards in reading/english are used to organize the instruction in the course the course provides methods of teaching reading and language arts to middle school students with emphasis on content reading the course also includes methods of using curriculum embedded strategies to assess and monitor instruction based on that assessment focus on various ways of integrating language instruction including literature interdisciplinary units and organizational variations are presented students are to take this course concurrently with 342 343 345 and/or 449 or other arranged practicum prerequisites ed 202 221 228 229 242 243 341 and py 227 and admission to the teacher education program ed 346 reading diagnosis and remediation middle childhood 3 the study of appropriate reading diagnostic and remedial procedures for assessing strengths and weaknesses in middle-aged learners are included

course descriptions ns 390 art of the exam 1 a one credit hour course designed to prepare preprofessional science majors for the rigors of entrance exams attention is focused on gre and mcat formats topics include test tactics to improve performance on timed exams reading comprehension and vocabulary and preparation for the scientific portion of the gre and mcat tests actual timed exams including two hour tests are given graded and discussed prerequisites junior or senior status and permission of the instructor offered in alternate years the supervision of a natural science faculty member during his/her senior year the student will present the research during a natural science seminar if circumstances preclude a student from completing an independent research project the following method can be used to fulfill the requirement during the junior year a student prepares a literature analysis and review of a specific topic approved by two natural science faculty during the senior year

course descriptions sw 355 practice i generalist practice 3 an introduction to the generalist model of social work and its application the course presents the generalist intervention model and the planned change process as a framework for addressing client issues and problems emphasis will be on micro skills as a foundation for mezzo and macro skill development prerequisite social work major sw 121 sw 278 and the professional sequence courses sw 397 junior field experience 3 the course serves as the first required level of field placement the student is placed for 10 hours per week or a total of 140 hours within a social work setting the student begins to utilize social work knowledge values and skills through observation and participation in supervised activities of the assigned agency to be taken concurrently with sw 355 prerequisite admission to social work major sw 356 practice ii groups and family generalist practice 3 an introduction to the understanding of group and family