Graduate Catalog 2013 - 2014 by Defiance College

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10 admissions policies and procedures the office of graduate studies and professional development processes applications for graduate level programs a candidate may apply for admission anytime during the calendar year the respective graduate program directors will review all materials and make the admission decision careful consideration is given to college transcripts signifying a baccalaureate degree letters of recommendation test scores if applicable and professional goal statements candidates are urged to submit applications at least one month prior to the expected date of enrollment below are the procedures and requirements for admission in the master of arts in education mae and master of business administration mba programs admission proceedures • please complete the entire application form and submit on-line by applying on-line the $25.00 application fee is waived.  • submit an official college transcripts if you are a defiance college graduate a transcript

15 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 january to early may defiance college offers flexible courses in both the master of art in education and master of business administration programs during evenings and weekends the college offers a summer program from early may through mid-august consisting of two six-week sessions weekend college and several workshop sessions summer session courses consist of those offered during the regular academic year as well as many elective options confidentiality of student records defiance college will inform students annually of the family educational rights and privacy act of 1974 ferpa this act which the institution intends to comply fully was designed to protect the privacy of education records to establish the right of students to inspect and review their educational records and to provide

20 undergraduate students enrolled in graduate courses undergraduate students may take up to and including nine semester hours of graduate credit if they have successfully completed 90 or more hours of undergraduate coursework with a minimum cumulative gpa of 2.75 graduate courses taken by undergraduate students above the 120 credit hours required for the baccalaureate degree may count for graduate credit students must get the approval of both their academic advisor and the appropriate program director to schedule for graduate classes grading system to continue in good standing a student must maintain a 3.0 minimum grade point average courses will be graded in the traditional manner a a high quality graduate work b b quality graduate work b c c below expected graduate work but acceptable f failing work p passing work “b” grade or higher i incomplete an “i” not made up by the end of the next regular semester becomes an “f” w withdrawal wf

25 student fee a non-refundable student fee is charged to students each semester of enrollment this fee is distributed to support services to students including technology and use of the george smart athletic center the fee is $95 for students enrolled in eleven or less credit hours and $150 for students in enrolled in twelve or more credit hours technology fee a $170 non-refundable fee is charged to all students enrolled in twelve or more credit hours each semester of enrollment this fee is used to improve all campus technology residential fee resident students are assessed a onetime non-refundable fee of $80 other fees may be charged for key and card replacement improper check-out and room damage late registration fee a $100 non-refundable fee may be assessed to students who do not complete the registration payment process by the payment due dates as published on student billing statements late payment fee $30 per month may be assessed to students whose semester charges are not paid

30 campus resources office of graduate studies and professional development location defiance hall suite 104 hours m-f 8:30-4:30 phone ext 2351 office of non-traditional student support location defiance hall suite 104 hours m-f 8:30-4:30 phone ext 2351 registrar’s office location serrick campus center room 204 hours m-f 8:30-4:30 phone ext 2551 primary services provided by the registrar office include the scheduling of classes recording of grades maintenance of transcripts verification of enrollment evaluation of transfer credits degree audit checks veteran benefit certification and processing of graduation applications we are committed to maintaining accurate information while protecting privacy the office further supports the academic mission of defiance college by consistently enforcing its academic policies veteran educational benefit certification certification of veterans for educational benefits is processed by the registrar’s office registration associate carrie

36 take ed 605 instructional strategies m/m disabilities k-12 as the substitute for ed 505 instructional strategies for engaged learning sport coaching courses ed 630 sport psychology 3 ed 631 critical issues in schooling and sport 3 ed 632 research on coaching 3 total credit hours 33 adolescent to young adult licensure grades 7-12 professional education courses ed 511 educational technology 3 ed 512 reading writing in content area 3 ed 570 teaching secondary students 3 ed 558 education of diverse exceptional learners 3 ed 551-554 content methods for teaching 3 ed 578 student teaching/seminar 7-12 6 total credit hours 21 academic content requirement integrated math life science life science and chemistry integrated social studies integrated language arts visual arts k-12 total credit hours varies intervention specialist mild/moderate k-12 ed 601 history and philosophy of special education 3 ed 558 education of exceptional and diverse learners 3 ed 605 instructional strategies m/m

41 master of arts in education course descriptions ed501 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 course will assist graduate students with research skills academic writing critical thinking and the analysis of complex issues facing the american public school system offered fall ed502 advanced educational psychology 3 students will learn contemporary behavior cognitive motivational and developmental theories that describe the characteristics and processes of learning course content focuses on the impact of socio-cultural context diverse learning styles and needs and assessment on student learning class activities and assignments will help students connect

46 ed508 phonics and structure of language 3 students will learn the association of speech sounds phonemes with printed symbols graphemes as a major word identification strategy with emphasis on the role of phonics in emergent literacy the nature of the english language and its orthography will be explored the positive impact of cultural linguistic and ethnic diversity of language and its interrelationship to literacy acquisition will be addressed linguistic cognitive psychological and curricular perspectives of literacy acquisition and development will be explored offered summer ed601 philosophy foundations and history of special education 3 the focus of this course is the cultural historical and philosophical framework of special education offered spring summer ed 602 principles of sport coaching and leadership 3 this course refines and builds upon students’ coaching skills and leadership capacities in sport sport coaching is surveyed from philosophical and pedagogical

51 ba 550 issues in financial management 3 a study of finance including budgeting and capital structures interpretation of financial data used to make financial decisions will be emphasized financial theory will be applied to profit and non-profit organizations in areas such as bond financing and asset management   ba 560 global issues 3 a study of current issues in global management drawing together trade marketing operations management policy ethics and other factors reacting to the changing global environment in which today’s managers must cooperate activities in the class will include case studies role-plays discussions internet-based assignments written assignments and a final team project ba565 sport law 3 this course is designed to provide the students with legal concepts and issues within the world of sport topics will include negligence liability control of amateur professional and school sport violence/crowd control product liability risk management and other