Graduate 2017-2018 by Southern Arkansas University

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master of science in computer and information science 58 graduate certificate in cyber security and privacy 61 academic policies and procedures 63 additional master’s degree 63 obtaining two degrees concurrently 63 concurrent enrollment 63 graduate certificates 64 academic advising 65 course numbers 65 course loads 66 registration 66 dropping a course 66 auditing courses 67 withdrawing from the university 67 class attendance 68 online class attendance 68 grading system 69 incompletes i grades 69 grade point average 69 repeating courses 70 length of time to complete a degree 70 transfer of credit 70 workshop credit 71 degree audit 71 thesis 71 comprehensive examinations 72 portfolios and projects 73 graduation 73 grade point average required for graduation 73 grade appeals 74 academic probation and suspension 75 academic suspension appeals 76 other academic appeals 76 transcripts 76 student responsibilities 76

workshop credit students taking workshops for graduate credit are required to follow all graduate school admission procedures workshop students have a choice of continuing education credit through the office of continuing education or graduate credit through the school of graduate studies students must complete all admission requirements before the workshop begins to receive graduate credit contact the school of graduate studies at 870 235-4150 for help with the application process re-application policy students who have not been enrolled in graduate school at sau for one calendar year are required to re-apply for admission the application fee deadlines and current admission requirements apply the application can be found on our website

college counseling and student affairs the purpose of the m.ed in college counseling and student affairs is to prepare individuals for professional counseling and administrative positions in student services departments at a college or university potential places of employment for graduates of this program include residence life and student housing admissions and student orientation financial aid college unions student activities recreational sports individual and group advising career services general student services and other student and academic support programs the curricular focus emphasizes student development theory and practice the development of leadership management and organizational development skills and practical aspects of practice practicum and internship applicants to the m.ed in college counseling and student affairs are required to submit a letter of application prior to admission to the program research 3 credit hours educ 6003 core courses 27 credit hours coun

college of liberal and performing arts dr helmut langerbein dean the college of liberal and performing arts provides programs that promote behavioral linguistic and artistic understanding critical thinking and accurate expression enjoyment and skillful performance of the arts the college contributes to the general education of all students by developing their skills in communication broadening their understanding and appreciation of the diversity of world cultures providing an introduction to the field of art music and theatre and then increasing their skills for fulfilling civic and social responsibilities in a democratic society the college offers degree programs that provide students with the knowledge and experience in fields of specialization that will enable them to enter graduate and professional schools or to qualify for occupational and professional positions suited to their abilities degrees are granted in art studio communications design or game animation and simulation

class attendance each student enrolled in a course is expected to attend all class meetings a student who is absent from a quiz examination or other class exercise must report to the professor the reason for the class absence if the cause of absence is acceptable the instructor may arrange for the student to make up the work missed online class attendance student attendance in online courses is defined as active participation in the course as described in the individual course syllabus online courses will at a minimum have weekly no more frequently than daily mechanisms for student participation which can be documented by any or all of the following methods ï‚· ï‚· ï‚· ï‚· ï‚· completion of tests or quizzes discussion forums submission/completion of assignments communication with the instructor other course participation students are required to log in to each online course by the second day during the week in which the course officially begins or the day enrolled

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 student accounts prior to the payment deadline to set up a payment plan ii stipend during the fall and spring semesters students will receive four paychecks of $1,000 each for a total of $4,000 per semester during summer terms students will receive one paycheck of $1,320 per semester iii timesheets it is the responsibility of the graduate assistant to submit timesheets to the school of graduate studies by 5 p.m on the day they are due failure to follow this procedure repeatedly will cause

biol 6111 biological science for teachers laboratory to accompany biol 6113 biol 6113 biological science for teachers prerequisite eight semester hours of biology the study of fundamental concepts and practical classroom and laboratory practices in biological sciences lecture and lab as needed biol 6173 biology workshop prerequisites teaching experience and consent of workshop instructor a course designed for in-service teachers to improve instruction from preschool through grade twelve content will change as indicated by developments problems and individual needs in the areas of biology chemistry science education geology or physics the prefix on 6171-3 will reflect the area of study chosen biol chem geol phys or sced as needed biol 6311 the biology teaching laboratory to accompany biol 6313 biol 6313 biology for teachers prerequisite eight hours of biology or the consent of the instructor this course is a practical approach to techniques and selection of equipment for a biology

geology geol geol 5053 earth science for teachers this course is an introduction to the major concepts of earth sciences that might be encountered by junior and senior high school teachers approximately one quarter of the semester will deal with meteorology and the remainder of the time will be spent with physical geology and historical geology as needed higher adult and lifelong education hale hale 6233 distance learning design administration provide a study of design and administration of organization structures policies and courses of study for the purpose of providing education to distant learners spring semester as needed hale 6313 budgeting foundations of distance learning provides an overview of the economics and finance of higher education in the united states with an emphasis on the analysis of financial policies and current issues at the institutional state and national levels summer hale 6323 curricular design evaluation in postsecondary distance learning provide a study

pa 6103 public administration theory and practice teaches theories applicable to implementing public law and policy in the american federal system including understanding structural and behavioral issues related to successful integrated and collaborative decision-making prerequisite pa 6003 spring semester pa 6113 professional project cross-referenced with se 6113 the professional project is intended to be a capstone for the mpa degree it should demonstrate a level of competence on the part of the student that is expected of one with a professional degree this will involve providing a product for a public or non-profit agency fall spring summer pa 6133 non-profit fundraising focuses on ways to find funding for the operational programmatic and capital needs of the organization’s constituents including techniques for identifying public and private donors understanding economic and tax incentives for philanthropy preparing grants and donation requests and assuring that the

graduate faculty alroobi rami m 2015 assistant professor of computer science bs islamic university ma university of michigan phd north dakota state university babbitt paul r 2001 associate professor of political science a.b haverford college m.a ph.d rutgers university bhadauria vikram s 2008 assistant professor of management information systems b.s m.s mba indore university india ph.d university of texas at arlington bloss kim k 1997 dean school of graduate studies professor of counselor education bs med northern arizona university phd university of north carolina at greensboro boyd jamie 2010 assistant professor of education and director of admissions field experience and licensure afel b.s e southern arkansas university m.s walden university bryant carla 2010 assistant professor of education b.s southern arkansas university m.ed sam houston state university ed.d university of arkansas at little rock cheng hong 2000 associate professor of mathematics and computer