Fall 2015 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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table of contents preface ii accreditation ii nondiscrimination policy iii table of contents iv the university 1 message from our chancellor ceo 1 mission statement 2 philosophy of education 2 history of the university 2 standard of personal conduct 3 campus facilities 3 the university library 4 library faculty 4 student life campus services and academic support 5 student services 5 the university writing center 8 information technology 8 psychological services center 9 graduation procedure 9 commencement 10 graduate academic information and policies 10 freedom of expression 10 student records confidentiality 10 access to student educational records by others 11 virginia tidewater consortium program 11 graduate academic programs degrees etc 12 graduate full-time classification 14 academic advising 14 repeating a course 14 grading systems 15 appeals and grievances 16 academic integrity 16 academic probation and dismissal 17

special notes students from canada bermuda bahamian nationals british subjects in the bahamas cayman turks or caicos islands do not need an f-1 visa but will need the regent i-20 to apply for the f-1 student immigration status at the u.s port of entry students admitted to regent university for on campus degree programs should not enter the u.s in the b-1/b-2 visitor/tourist status to attend classes at regent because federal regulations strictly prohibit enrollment in an on campus degree program in the b-1/b-2 visitor/tourist status due to immigration rules students who are in f-1 immigration status through post-completion opt or an on-campus degree program at another school will not be able to remain in the u.s for online enrollment at regent once their f-1 status with the other school expires international students and on-campus residencies residency is a term that regent university uses to describe the portion of an online academic program that meets on campus for seminars

admission to candidacy admission to the ph.d program does not constitute or guarantee a student’s admission to candidacy for the ph.d in organizational leadership admission to candidacy is contingent upon the following  successful completion of coursework with at least a 3.0 gpa  successful completion of comprehensive examinations  successful completion and defense of the dissertation proposal  the recommendation of the student’s doctoral committee  approval by the doctoral faculty committee  approval by the sbl faculty  compliance with all applicable requirements of regent university doctor of strategic leadership degree dsl dsl program 60 credit hours program delivered online with some required face-to-face components the doctor of strategic leadership dsl is a terminal professional degree designed to provide immediate solutions for today’s organizational challenges through its applied multidisciplinary approach

6 7 dissertation a candidate for the ph.d degree must present an acceptable dissertation the dissertation demonstrates that the candidate has technical competence in the field and has done research of an independent character it must add to or modify what was previously known or present a significant interpretation of the subject based upon original investigation and research elective courses in addition to the 27 cr/hrs of required coursework noted above students complete the remaining 17 hours of coursework by taking elective courses and up to 4 dissertation research credit hours com 785 recommended elective courses include com 707 com 710 com 730 com 791 and com 792 design of the program the program emphasizes each student’s academic professional and spiritual growth it is devoted to both basic and applied research in the study areas offered in the school as determined by the strengths of current faculty students in the program have concentrated their studies within such

students in the interdisciplinary studies concentration two courses from among the bibl bntb botb hcht and theo courses concentration courses 15 credit hours students in this program choose from a range of classes in their concentration area mts with a concentration in biblical studies 15 credit hours in botb bntb or bibl courses beyond the required context courses mts with a concentration in christian theology 15 credit hours in theo courses beyond the required context course mts with a concentration in history of christianity 15 credit hours in hcht courses beyond the required context course mts with a concentration in interdisciplinary studies 15 credit hours in theo hcht botb bntb or bibl courses beyond the required context courses note in each of the above concentrations one course may be taken in a complementary area within the school of divinity and counted within the concentration summative experience 3 credit hours students in this program must complete a summative

rtch 721 theology and culture 3 methodological examination of the complex interconnection between theology and culture designed to help students develop critical skills and sensibilities in discerning the role cultural traditions play in theological ideas designed for students to engage questions of renewal in culture and theology debates leading to better cultural competence cross-listed with theo 621 rtch 725 lutheran christianity 3 historical developments of the lutheran church comparing luther and other reformers with focus on renewal movements and the history of lutheran thought to the present cross-listed with theo 525 rtch 727 bonhoeffer and life together 3 dietrich bonhoeffer’s devotion to discipleship as a teacher ecumenist pastor preacher seminary director prophet and ultimately martyr and the implications for modern day discipleship and christian renewal in a postsecular age cross-listed with theo 527 rtch 731 african pentecostalism 3 the historical and theological

edde 825 special topics in distance education 3 edde 830 new media in distance education 3 efnd 726 foundations of distance education 3 ed.d with a concentration in higher education administration edco 801 strategic planning program evaluation 3 efnd 723 history contemporary issues of american higher education 3 ehea 802 higher education finance strategy costs value 3 ehea 803 the law governance of higher education 3 ehea 811 administration and organization theory in higher education 3 ehea 812 advanced contemporary issues in higher education 3 ed.d with a concentration in higher education teaching edde 820 instructional design for distance education 3 edsl 710 adult learning/design of adult learning 3 efnd 723 history contemporary issues of american higher education 3 ehea 801 the college and the student 3 ehea 807 curriculum and assessment for college/university teaching 3 ehea 812 advanced contemporary issues in higher education 3 ed.d with a concentration in higher education

methods etc participants will complete a practicum as part of this course prerequisite completion of etsp 610 or permission from department chair etsp 630 autism practicum project 3 this applied project will require one to one contact with at least one autistic student academic and behavioral assessments will be completed and an analysis and report will be written on each assessment these assessments will be used to write an iep with emphasis on writing the plop present level of performance and objectives a four week program behavioral and academic will then be designed and partially implemented the program will include continuous assessment that is intended to guide instructional decisions etsp 656 assessing teaching mathematics to students with special needs 3 discusses math standards and curriculum as well as methods for diagnosis remediation instructional design and curriculum adaptation identify students with math difficulties conduct record reviews and interviews administer and

the blsa has two primary goals to promote community service in neighboring black communities and to be a vehicle of spiritual academic and cultural awareness and support for black law students the blsa provides community service by tutoring youth offenders at the norfolk detention home in the future it will add programs geared toward promoting awareness concerning voter rights environmental justice as well as other global issues business transactions law society btls the btls serves the law school and regent university by integrating the christian faith with corporate commercial and transactional law the btls partners with the law school the university and the community to provide law students with learning opportunities pertaining to business and transactional law career paths the organization accomplishes this goal by sponsoring activities involving students faculty and members of the local bar christian legal society cls founded in 1961 cls is a professional organization of over

the faculty resident faculty regent university school of law has a diverse and distinguished faculty members of the faculty have published extensively and all of them have significant legal experience in private practice public interest legal work or government service the school is justly proud of the accomplishments of its faculty members collectively the faculty provides an outstanding and rich legal education for regent students members and their credentials are listed below the year in which the faculty member began full-time in the school of law is listed in parentheses ashcroft john d 2005 j.d university of chicago boland james m 1999 j.d regent university brauch jeffrey a 1994 j.d with honors university of chicago brown eleanor w 2002 j.d university of richmond ll.m college of william mary cameron bruce n 2007 j.d emory university school of law christiansen margaret l 1994 j.d regent university m.s.i.s florida state university cook douglas h 1987 j.d the ohio

collins gary 2007 ph.d purdue university distinguished visiting faculty hughes rosemarie s 1987 dean emerita ph.d old dominion university 7/7/15 school of psychology counseling page