Undergraduate Catalog 2013 - 2014 by Defiance College

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financial aid financial aid office location serrick campus center room 204 this office handles federal state and college financial aid hours m-f 8:30-4:30 phone extension 2458 financial assistance awarded by defiance college consists of any combination of the following scholarships and grants loans and/or work study scholarships and grants may be from federal state defiance college or private sources and do not require repayment loans are available from several programs and require repayment work-study requires that students obtain campus employment ninety-nine percent of full-time defiance college students receive financial assistance through some combination of scholarships grants loans and work-study financial aid is administered to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the fafsa free application for federal student aid or who meet the requirements for gift or self-help aid programs defiance college financial aid is available through both merit and need-based

academic affairs a student who falls below this minimum will be placed on academic probation after attempting 24 credit hours students with a 1.00 or below term gpa will be placed on probation regardless of cumulative gpa a student who is on academic probation will continue on probation until the cumulative average reaches the minimum listed above the individual is encouraged to use the academic “second chance” option to improve the cumulative average the academic second chance form is available in the registrar’s office or online at www.defiance.edu/pages/rc_download_forms.html the student can appeal academic suspension if the appeal is granted the student continues on academic probation any time after the one semester suspension the individual may apply for readmission on academic probation students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 minimum to graduate from defiance college if all major requirements and general education course are completed

academic affairs transfer students there is no limit on the amount of credit that can be transferred to defiance college from two and four-year regionally accredited colleges provided the courses are compatible with the college’s liberal arts program and the grades are a “c” or higher however to earn a degree students must complete a residency requirement which includes 30 hours in residence at defiance college 15 hours in the major at defiance college and 24 hours of upper level 300 or above course credit at defiance college or other approved four-year college transient student policies defiance college students who want to take course work at another college as a transient student must obtain the permission of the registrar permission must be sought each time a course is to be taken transfer credit may not be added to the record of a student who has not received prior permission to take the course only the course title and credit are added to the record the

major requirements ec205 macroeconomics 3 ed344 teaching social studies in middle school 3 ge232 world geography 3 hi201 us history to 1877 3 hi205 20th century world history 3 hi207 ages of empires 3 hi345 the ohio area 3 py110 introduction to psychology 3 py227 adolescence and adulthood 3 so120 life in society 3 meets general education requirement adolescent to young adult grades 7-12 pre-candidates seeking licensure for teaching in ohio’s secondary schools must complete the major as listed in the various disciplines and the professional education courses as listed in the teacher education handbook the professional education courses are ed202 ed221 ed228 ed229 ed347 ed370 ed371 ed497 ed458 ed498 es234 py227 instructional technology 3 foundations of american public education 3 education of exceptional children 2 educational psychology 3 reading in the content field 3 teaching secondary students 3 secondary practicum 1 advanced field experience 2 internship in

major requirements religious studies ministry studies and design for leadership professor marian plant students may choose from two major programs in religion religious studies or ministry studies in order to meet the growing vocational needs of our students these two programs offer a central core of classes and several concentrations the religious studies major focuses on understanding religious ideas values and practices within christianity as well as other religious traditions the religion faculty engages students in open inquiry dialogue research and study in an ecumenical environment that values people from differing religious and cultural traditions the religious studies major provides pre-professional as well as pre-graduate school preparation through an excellent overview of important theories methods and areas of study in the field the ministry studies major focuses on professional preparation for work in local church or church-related settings the major balances current

course descriptions bi 190 medical terminology 2 through the study of medical terminology the student will be introduced to the language of medicine students will gain an understanding of basic elements rules of building and analyzing medical words and medical terms associated with the body as a whole utilizing a systems approach the student will define interpret and pronounce medical terms relating to structure and function pathology diagnosis clinical procedures oncology and pharmacology the student will be able to recognize spell pronounce and define medical words by combining prefixes suffixes and roots in addition to medical terms common abbreviations applicable to each system will be learned this course does not satisfy the biological science general education requirement bi 320 ecology 4 principles of ecology including the organization interrelationships and dynamics of populations communities and ecosystems local terrestrial and aquatic communities will be studied in the

course descriptions ed 338 advanced integrated practicum 3 students will spend 3 half days per week in a pre-k kindergarten or primary classroom serving as an apprentice to a master teacher they will plan implement and evaluate their teaching of a sets of lessons and/or units as appropriate to the school’s curriculum content and/or school context they will demonstrate ability to sequence instruction that is developmentally appropriate develop appropriate methods for students to demonstrate learning and use that information to alter future instruction students will be videotaped at least twice during the semester and jointly critique the tapes with college supervisors graded pass/fail must be taken concurrently with ed332 333 410 430 and 432 prerequisites ed202,221 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 237 335 and admission to the teacher education program ed 339 middle childhood field experience 1 students will spend 1 half day per week 40 total hours in middle childhood classrooms

course descriptions management mg mg 331 management and organizational behavior 3 basic principles of management with an emphasis on the human relations approach includes studies of organizational development issues practical applications of motivational theory and leadership approaches all relative to both profit and not-for profit organizations prerequisite junior standing mg 332 human resource management 3 a study of the basic functions associated with human resource management including recruitment selection development and compensation of personnel performance evaluation quality of work life and employment practices and policies prerequisites mg331 and junior standing mg 340 teamwork and teambuilding 3 this course uses a collaborative learning environment to study team development and characteristics while also exploring interpersonal issues and personal feelings in group involvement the course setting becomes a laboratory for group interaction where one’s effectiveness

course descriptions sw 457 social work practice iii – macro systems generalist practice 3 the course is to provide a generalist perspective to working within the macro context of social work frameworks for planning and implementing change in organizations and communities will be discussed coursework will offer an emphasis on macro-level skills with integration of micro and mezzo practice prerequisites sw355 sw 356 and admission to social work major sw 476 social welfare and policy development 3 an examination of the programs and policies of the social welfare system in the united states it will explore the historical roots and developments of present-day programs and policy as well as methods and models of policy formation and analysis prerequisites sw121 235 301 or permission of instructor sw 488 senior seminar 3 senior capstone experience emphasis is given to integration of all previous course content in social work with concurrent field instruction requires regular