Graduate 2012-2013 by Southern Arkansas University

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contents university calendar 1 admission to the school of graduate studies 7 application materials and timeline 7 non-degree admission to the school of graduate studies 9 international students 10 school of graduate studies 12 college of business 15 college of education 17 college of liberal and performing arts 53 college of science and technology 57 academic policies and procedures 61 additional master’s degree 62 transient graduate students 62 concurrent enrollment 62 academic advising 62 course numbers 63 course loads 63 registration 63 auditing courses 64 withdrawing from the university 64 class attendance 65 grading system 65 incompletes i grades 65 grade point average 65 repeating courses 66 length of time to complete a degree 66 transfer of credit 67 workshop credit 67 degree audit 67 thesis 68 comprehensive examinations 68 portfolios and projects 69 grade point average required for graduation 69 graduation

college of liberal and performing arts master of public administration advanced study in organizational leadership ethical and legal issues budgeting grant writing/program evaluation and rural politics college of science and technology master of science in agriculture advanced study in agricultural education and extension master of science in computer and information science advanced study in computer hardware and software systems design communications and project/team management skills

educational administration and supervision the mission of programs in educational administration and supervision is to prepare candidates for leadership positions at the local school district regional state and national levels the program has received the highest accreditation rating by the national council for accreditation of teacher education ncate and leads to licensure for principals central office administrators and superintendents the program offers a master’s degree program in educational administration and supervision leading to licensure as a principal licensure programs are also offered for students holding a master’s degree who seek licensure as a principal or superintendent the curriculum places a strong emphasis of field practicum experiences clinical experiences and internships two years of experience as a pk-12 teacher or at least the instructor level at a college or university is required students must meet with the program advisor prior to admission

master of education in library media and information specialist statement of purpose the graduate program in library media and information specialist is committed to providing students with skills and knowledge basic to the profession of school library media and meeting the requirements for library media certification/licensure in arkansas and most other states candidates pursuing certification in the state of arkansas must meet the requirements as set forth by the state of arkansas in order to receive licensure specific degree requirements each candidate for the master’s degree in library media and information specialist must complete 36 semester hours including 12 semester hours of core education subjects plus an additional 24 hours of library specialization courses library media and information specialist core courses 24 credit hours lmis 6013 management and evaluation of media programs lmis 6023 information access lmis 6033 collection management and development lmis 6043

transfer of credit with the approval of the advisor and the dean of the school of graduate studies up to nine semester hours of approved coursework from regionally accredited institutions for which the student earned a grade of b or higher may be applied toward a master’s degree all transfer hours submitted for program credit must have been completed no more than five years before enrollment in the sau graduate program a student wishing to transfer credits from other institutions must first provide the school of graduate studies with an official transcript from the transferring institution if the transcript is not on file with the registrar transfer credits will be accepted only from institutions that have accredited programs similar to those of sau transfer credits will be posted on the sau transcript however grades earned at other institutions will not be used to calculate a student’s cumulative grade point average students should be aware of the difference in quarter

including holiday weeks • 15 weeks for the fall and spring semesters total of 300 hours per semester • 5 weeks each summer session total of 100 hours per semester f maintain academic standards • have a grade point of at least 3.00 on all graduate coursework • have no grade of c or lower in a graduate course a graduate assistant failing to uphold these academic standards forfeits the graduate assistantship and will not be eligible to re-apply any exceptions to this policy require written approval of the college dean or program director and the vice president for academic affairs with justification forwarded to the graduate dean for a decision on the request any final appeal may be made to the vpaa graduate assistant compensation and responsibilities i tuition students who reside outside of arkansas can complete the graduate assistant waiver of non-resident tuition to waive the out-of-state fee if you wish to pay tuition and fees out of your stipend please visit

coun 6673 internship ii in elementary school counseling prerequisites coun 6403 6413 6423 6433 6483 6453 6443 6463 and 6853 this is an applied course consisting of placement within a school and both site and university supervision through class experiences three hundred 300 hours of experience is required in this course video and audio will be used extensively to critique counseling skills fall spring semesters coun 6723 project in agency counseling a course designed to provide an in-depth study and critical evaluation of a practice or a program employed in an agency setting with major emphasis on the results obtained when the program or practice is used in an agency a written report is a requirement of this course as needed coun 6753 6756 internship educational examiner prerequisites 45 hours master’s degree or higher of approved-level courses including nine hours of special education courses a semester of fulltime internship experience in educational diagnosis and planning

math 6123 algebraic thinking a course to help middle level and secondary teachers identify describe and foster algebraic thinking topics include analyzing written student work listening to students documenting patterns of student thinking and asking questions all units focus on connections between algebraic habits of mind and the algebra learning expectations enunciated by the national council of teachers of mathematics as needed math 6133 geometric thinking this course builds on the preliminary understanding of the intricacies of shape and measurement the student will examine aspects of two-and three-dimensional shapes extend geometric vocabulary and explore both definitions and properties of geometric objects students will also complete a comprehensive study of angle similarity congruence and the relationships between 3-d objects and their 2-d representation the student will examine different aspects of size develop facility in composing and decomposing shapes and apply these skills

staff david anderson arvia askew phyllis austin james avery eric bailey debra banks eddie beal lloyd beasley leonard biddle sam biggers sam biley whitney black cynthia blake jill bond mary bradshaw lindsay bragg ann bridges wendy brigham laurie burks vicki butler gaye calhoun ashley carrington kathy carrothers shelley cassidy michael christensen kathy cole mary colen kendra copeland kristy cross jessie curtis kay davis la’tricia davis maurine davis wendy davis lynn disotell jamie dodson lacey dodson sandy dowling shone dowling victor duke jake dunham bart emerson eric engelberger jan franks brenda garrett boyd good kathy griffeth deborah guevara betsy hall krista hamlin joseph haney julie hartsfield gary herron gary hickson mary hines charles honza barbara howell samuel hudgens mary iverson ruth jeane emily jester edgar johnson robert jones roshan kc josh kee kristen keith shelley keith rita kelley lavana kindle george kirkpatrick tanya knight keith labit nicholas labit allen

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