Undergraduate 2008-2009 Catalog by Southern Arkansas University

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contents southern arkansas university in profile 3 degree programs 6 school of graduate studies 7 admissions and enrollment information 8 admissions 8 requirements which may not be delayed 14 academic bankruptcy for returning sau-m students 14 high school concurrent enrollment 15 state minimum core transfer core 16 continuing education 18 registration 18 withdrawing from the university 19 academic advising 20 auditing courses 20 course symbols 20 classification 21 credit hours and maximum load 21 credit by examination 21 independent study 22 online/correspondence for non-residence credit 22 veterans administration benefits 23 grading system 24 grade point average 24 grade forgiveness 25 class attendance 25 student grade appeal policy 25 transcripts 26 academic standards 27 honors 27 academic integrity policy 28 degree requirements 31 completion of curricular requirements 33 university requirement for all programs 34 credit requirements 35 residence

costs and finances since southern arkansas university is supported by legislative appropriations the tuition and fees which the student pays constitute less than 40 percent of the actual cost of one’s education tuition and fees charged by the university are to defray in part the expense involved payment for tuition books and other fees may be made in cash check visa mastercard or discover credit cards or a student’s account may be credited by scholarships and other financial aid awards the university administration reserves the right to increase the costs of tuition fees and room and board without advance notice if it is necessary to do so in order to meet increasing costs out-of-state tuition waiver out-of-state tuition for students living in louisiana oklahoma mississippi missouri tennessee and texas and for children of sau graduates living anywhere is waived when these students choose to live in university housing arkansas taxpayer waiver arkansas income taxpayers and

college of education dr a zaidy mohdzain dean the college of education consists of the following departments and service areas 1 admissions field experience and licensure afel 2 the department of teacher education 3 the department of advanced studies see graduate catalog 4 the department of professional studies see graduate catalog 5 the department of health kinesiology and recreation 6 the southwest b educational renewal zone 7 the teaching/learning center 8 the wellness center mission statement the mission of the college of education is to prepare teacher education candidates other school personnel and students preparing for professions in health kinesiology and recreation as professional members and leaders of collaborative teams graduate programs graduate programs within the college of education are detailed in the sau graduate catalog programs of study teacher education programs the college of education is the approved unit for professional education and teacher licensure at

middle school education b.s.e language arts/social studies suggested plan of study fall semester 1 engl 1113 composition i foreign language 2008-2009 catalog spring semester 2 engl 1123 composition ii 3 3 physical science choice/lab chem 1013/1011 chem 1023/1021 chem 1133/1131 geol 1003/1001 phsc 2023/2021 phys 2003/2001 or phys 2203/2201 hist 2013 or 2023 u s history i or ii math 1045 pre-calculus mathematics gstd 1002 freshman seminar total semester hours fall semester 3 engl 2213 world literature i 3 geog 2003 introduction to geography 3 geol 1003/1001 physical geology/lab humanities choice art 2013 hum 2003 or mus 2013 math 2053 math for teachers i 4 phed 1501 activity and wellness total semester hours fall semester 5 formal admission to teacher education including passing praxis i exams msed 3053 integrated curriculum 1 17 engl 3103 advanced composition even yrs 3 msed 4013 the middle school concept hist 3083 history of arkansas 3 3 math 4393 geometry for elementary/middle

department of theatre and mass communication david murphy m.f.a chair the department of theatre and mass communication offers programs designed to acquaint students with the nature of communication and to prepare them for theatre and professional work in a variety of fields the department offers a bachelor’s degree in theatre and a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with an emphasis in digital media production or print journalism courses are designed to prepare the major for work in theatre or mass communication as well as graduate study in theatre or mass communication the non-major should gain the ability to participate effectively in the various forms of communication with emphasis in digital media production and print journalism a heightened appreciation of the theatre and other communicative arts should result in addition minor programs in theatre digital media production and print journalism are available for students majoring in related fields the mass

bachelor of arts in print journalism suggested plan of study fall – semester 1 engl 1113 composition i math 1023 college algebra or math 1003 college mathematics gstd 1002 freshman seminar hist 1003 or 1013 world history i or ii mcom 1003 introduction to mass communication 3 3 2 3 3 2008-2009 catalog spring semester 2 engl 1123 composition ii 3 4 biological sciences choice/lab bsci 1013/1011 or biol 1103/1101 hist 2013 or 2023 u s history i or ii 3 hs 1403 personal and community health 3 3 social science choice econ 2103 or fin 2003 geog 2003 psci 2003 psyc 2003 or soc 1003 or 2003 spch 1113 introduction to public speaking total semester hours fall – semester 3 engl 2213 world literature i 3 foreign language elementary i 4 humanities choice art 2013 hum 2003 mus 2013 or foreign language 3 social science choice econ 2103 or fin 2003 geog 2003 psci 2003 psyc 2003 or soc 1003 or 2003 pj 2003 basic news writing 3 foreign language elementary ii 4 3 physical science

chem chem chem 3103/3101 3113/3111 4003/4001 4 hours selected from the following chem 3013/4701 chem 3023/3021 chem 4043/4041 computer science – 6 hours selected from the following csci 1102/1101 csci 2103 csci 2113 csci 3063 mathematics 8-9 hours math 1023 and math 1033 or math 1045 math 3043 or math 4073 physics 8 hours phys phys or phys phys organic chemistry ii/lab instrumental analysis/lab biochemistry i/lab fundamentals of physical chemistry/undergraduate research physical chemistry i/lab requires math 1525 and math 1545 advanced analytical chemistry/lab introduction to computing/lab computer science i computer science ii high level language college algebra plane trigonometry pre-calculus mathematics introduction to applied probability and statistics introduction to probability and statistics 2003/2001 2103/2101 general physics i/lab general physics ii/lab 2203/2201 2213/2211 university physics i/lab university physics ii/lab biology minor 28 hours biol 1103/1101 biol

will be discussed this is a physically demanding class due to the nature of the printing process fall semester art 3063 ceramics ii prerequisite art 2063 advanced studio work in ceramics with emphasis on the aesthetic values beyond application of techniques self-initiated problems including glaze formulation and firing procedures will be stressed studio six hours fall semester art 3073 three-dimensional modeling and animation prerequisite art 2123 introduction to three-dimensional modeling application in computer environment and sequential art spring semester art 3083 typography prerequisites art 1043 and art 2123 study of letter forms their history and designing with type emphasis on innovative typography in a variety of media and concepts and the use of pictorial symbols as forms of communication studio six hours fall semester art 3213 public school art a course designed for prospective teachers of art in the public school presents the practical application of art media techniques

hist 4483 4493 advanced topics in us history advanced topics in history as chosen by the faculty students may take the course once under each number with different topics offered – see advisor hist 4923 history internship prerequisite senior standing and consent of department chair and instructor this course provides a structured field experience in the work of public history students will be placed as interns with appropriate private or public agencies such as museums state parks or other programs that have the mission of researching and presenting history for display to the public this course may not be used to satisfy the requirements of the 36-hour history major each semester honors college hc hcgs 1013 honors seminar prerequisite admission to the honors college required of all students entering the honors college within the first two semesters of enrollment the honors seminar is an introduction to the academic experience the honors college critical thinking diversity

s ed 3023 methods and materials in secondary and middle school art special materials and techniques for the teaching of art k-12 this class must be taken concurrently with s ed 4023 supervised field experience level ii fall spring semester s ed 3053 integrated curriculum this course examines history current trends standards and competencies philosophies and the future of curriculum at the middle level interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary curricular integration are examined integrated curriculum includes an internship that places students into a workplace setting to experience real-life application and integration of the content in their area of specialization “what will i teach?” and “how will i know what to teach?” are questions integrated curriculum enables the pre-service teacher to answer for secondary students offered – see advisor s ed 3083 methods of teaching in secondary and middle school a general methods and techniques course for

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