Graduate 2008-2009 by Southern Arkansas University

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contents university calendar 1 school of graduate studies 7 admission to the school of graduate studies 9 non-degree admission to the school of graduate studies 11 application materials and timeline 11 international students 12 academic policies and procedures 14 additional master’s degree 14 transient graduate students 14 concurrent enrollment 14 academic advising 14 course numbers 15 course loads 15 registration 15 auditing courses 16 withdrawing from the university 16 class attendance 16 grading system 17 incompletes i grades 17 grade point average 17 repeating courses 18 length of time to complete a degree 18 transfer of credit 18 workshop credit 19 degree audit 19 thesis 19 comprehensive examinations 20 portfolios and projects 20 grade point average required for graduation 21 graduation 21 grade appeals 22 academic probation and suspension 23 academic suspension appeals 23 transcripts 23 student responsibilities 24 fulfilling requirements 24

admission to the school of graduate studies persons seeking admission to the school of graduate studies at sau must submit an application whether or not they intend to pursue a degree the application for admission to the school of graduate studies may be completed online by visiting our website at applications may also be obtained by visiting nelson hall room 226 by writing p.o box 9302 magnolia ar 71754-9302 or by calling 870-2354150 all application materials are submitted to the graduate office students will be notified in writing when they have been admitted admission to the school of graduate studies sau does not imply admission to a graduate degree program some graduate programs have additional admission requirements the undergraduate grade point average requirement and gre/mat requirement are waived for students holding a master’s degree from an accredited institution requirements for admission and timelines unconditional admission status

workshop credit workshops typically involve educational experiences in which an attempt is made to develop specialized skills in focused areas often emphasizing a hands-on approach a maximum of six credit hours in workshop courses may be counted in a degree program subject to the approval of the graduate advisor and the college dean individual degree programs may be more restrictive in their policies regarding the number of workshop credits that can be counted toward a graduate degree in addition to these workshop credits with advisor approval a student in a teacher education degree program may enroll in an additional three hours of educ 6801-3 or educ 6813 teacher education seminar for credit toward a degree program workshop credit may not be used to satisfy professional education core requirements degree audit at the completion of 12 hours of graduate coursework students pursuing a master’s degree meet with their advisor to review their degree audit grades earned and any

ann keese thomas graduate scholarship a graduate scholarship is available to a student who is not receiving graduate assistant funding and meets the following criteria 1 completed application 2 unconditional admission to graduate studies 3 completed at least 12 hours of graduate coursework 4 grade point average of 3.50 or higher in all graduate work with no c grade included in work 5 two letters of recommendation from faculty in higher education 6 applicant must be an in-state resident deadline may 31st conditions which apply 1 must maintain a 3.50 grade point average with no grade lower than a b 2 must be continuously enrolled for the 12-month period 3 may reapply for one additional year

college of liberal and performing arts executive master of public administration advanced study in organizational leadership ethical and legal issues budgeting grant writing/program evaluation and rural politics licensure programs a student’s plan of study is designed to meet licensure requirements according to arkansas law southern arkansas university is not responsible for courses required for licensure if the state changes requirements after the student’s program is approved earning a master’s degree from southern arkansas university does not mean that the degree recipient will receive a license the arkansas department of education or other licensing agency determines who will receive a license see page 11 for specific admission requirements to licensure programs note for a candidate holding a graduate degree southern arkansas university will review the candidate’s credentials on an individual basis and develop a program of study based on licensure

student development in higher education 12 credit hours coun 6843 introduction to student affairs in higher education coun 6853 student affairs theory and practice coun 6863 the american college student student experience coun 6873 organization and administration of student affairs services field experience 6 credit hours coun 6883 coun 6893 internship i in student affairs in higher education internship ii in student affairs in higher education master of science in counseling statement of purpose the purpose of the program in counseling is to provide a graduate-level training for individuals seeking employment by community mental health centers the arkansas state department of human services and other community agencies b electives and enrichment for other master’s degree programs and c courses of interest to lay persons holding a baccalaureate degree the master’s degree in counseling is designed to provide students with training in both clinical and developmental

parasitic emphasis is on the many biosecurity procedures that can prevent these types of disease transmissions agri 6113 tech agri settings this course focuses on advanced use of computer technology of programs that emphasize electronic spreadsheets magazine article writing news announcements newsletters and web page development agriculture settings will be highlighted for students to utilize with technology agri 6116 thesis agriculture agri 6213 thesis agriculture biology biol biol 5141 field biology laboratory to accompany biol 5143 biol 5143 field biology prerequisite eight hours of biology emphasis will be directed toward field collection and identification of high floral and faunal groups of arkansas with particular emphasis on local species laboratory analysis and preparation of collections will follow fieldwork biol 5151 general taxonomy laboratory to accompany biol 5153 biol 5153 general taxonomy prerequisites six hours of biology and approval of the instructor this is an

placed on the current federal and state laws and regulations governing students employees finance and the administration of programs for special student populations educ 6703 internship i the supervised internship in an appropriate school provides graduate students with supervised on-the-job experiences the experiences will be accompanied by scheduled on-campus group and individual supervision designed to provide evaluation reflection and analysis of the field experiences educ 6713 internship ii the supervised internship in an appropriate school provides graduate students with supervised on-the-job experiences the experiences will be accompanied by scheduled on-campus group and individual supervision designed to provide evaluation reflection and analysis of the field experiences educ 6801-3 teacher education seminars educ 6813 teacher education seminar educ 6823 education in public service funding this course is to encourage grantwriting grantwriting can be instrumental in assisting

pa 6173 public administration social justice this course is designed to develop an understanding of the role played by social justice in the field of public administration this involves the exploration of a variety of topics in some depth integrating them with the objective of forming an overall perspective of the conduct of the public’s interest topics will include developing a social justice theory the proper role of government in social justice the administrator as advocate systems of distributive justice and sources of injustice pa 6183 special topics pa 6193 special topics pa 6203 critical criminology theory this course is an advanced seminar designed to survey major criminological theories their ideological premises methodological controversies interrelationships and the shifts in emphasis and focal points in the study of crime criminal behavior and criminal justice policy the analysis of past and current applications of the theories including prevention and intervention

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policies disclaimer this catalog contains information which was accurate at the time of completion however administrative requirements regulations fees programs of study and individual courses are regularly revised and the catalog information is subject to change students are expected to keep themselves informed concerning current requirements policies and program requirements in their fields of study and must meet all requirements of the degree programs in which they are enrolled courses which are modified or added to a curriculum at a level beyond that at which a student is enrolled may become graduation requirements for that student courses which are incorporated into the curriculum at a lower level than the one at which the student is enrolled are not required for that student notice of non-discrimination no person shall on the grounds of race age color sex disability or national origin be denied admission to or employment at southern arkansas university magnolia or be excluded