Undergraduate 2012-2013 Catalog by Southern Arkansas University

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welcome to sau information academic programs vice president for academic affairs admission and general information dean of enrollment services alumni affairs director of alumni affairs business affairs vice president for finance continuing education and extension courses director of continuing education evaluation of credits transcripts and veterans affairs registrar gifts director of development graduate studies dean of graduate studies housing associate dean for housing financial aid director of financial aid international admissions director of international student services social activities director of student activities student accounts coordinator of student accounts student affairs vice president for student affairs student counseling director of the office of counseling and testing student employment director of the employment resource center student teaching director of field experiences college of education university administration president

student can expect to take more than eight years to graduate under the catalog in effect at the time of initial enrollment into college exceptions to this eight-year requirement may result from actions taken by authorities external to the university such as accrediting associations or state agencies requests for a time extension of the eight-year policy should be submitted to the vice president for academic affairs assessment the assessment program – directed by an assessment committee with faculty student and staff representatives – is a unified effort by the entire university to assess student learning the assessments include the classroom assessments senior exams or projects and alumni surveys in the assessment of student learning academic units consider their mission and goals measure of student achievement and make changes to enhance student performance further information is available on the sau website under “academics” and “assessment.”

management electives offered each fall acct 3013 managerial accounting acct 3133 fraud examination and prevention fin 3013 insurance principles and planning fin 4063 retirement planning and employee benefits itec 3043 work analysis odd years mgmt 3983 business internship management offered each spring econ 3093 managerial economics itec 3043 work analysis even years mgmt 3103 selling and sales management mgmt 3983 business internship management mgmt 4301-3 special topics in management psyc 4023 industrial and organizational psychology mgmt 4301-3 special topics in management mgmt 4301-3 special topics in management mktg 4043 retailing

department of art and design dan may m.f.a chair the art and design major at sau works toward exploring the artistic process of expression in a variety of contexts – historical philosophical and personal as an art major students develop their creative talents to the fullest while preparing for an artrelated career or advanced graduate studies degrees conferred are the bachelor of fine arts b.f.a degree with an emphasis in either studio art or communications design the primary goal of the b.f.a program is to prepare students for careers in the professional field various art scholarships are awarded each year to deserving incoming students as well as returning students these are awarded primarily on the basis of excellent art performance as demonstrated through portfolio reviews overall classroom proficiency and art faculty recommendations students wishing information concerning these opportunities should contact the office of financial aid or the department of art and design

bachelor of science in psychology b.s suggested plan of study fall – semester 1 engl 1113 composition i mathematics math 1023 math 1045 or math 1525 2012-2013 catalog 4 spring semester 2 engl 1123 composition ii hist 1003 or 1013 world history i or ii or hist 2013 or 2023 u.s history i or ii or psci 2003 american government national fine arts/humanities art 2013 hum 2003 mus 2013 thea 2003 or foreign language psyc 2003 general psychology 2 spch 1113 introduction to public speaking 3 15 15 4 total semester hours spring semester 4 fine arts/humanities art 2013 hum 2003 engl 2213 engl 2223 mus 2013 phil 2403 or thea 2003 psyc 3183 statistics 3 ul psyc elective 3 3 biol 2023 vertebrate zoology or biol 3033/3031 genetics/lab minor requirement 4 total semester hours spring semester 6 psyc 4013 psychological measurement psyc 4043 history and systems of psychology psyc 3223 developmental psychology ul psyc elective elective 16 total semester hours spring semester 8 ul minor

department of biochemistry chemistry and physics scott r white ph.d chair the department of biochemistry chemistry and physics offers majors in chemistry with options in science health professional biochemistry forensic science environmental science and engineering physics with options in chemical engineering mechanical engineering science and industrial technology the health professional biochemistry option is especially designed for pre-medical pre-pharmacy medical technology or other pre-health students associate degrees in chemistry and industrial technology are also available students interested in teaching any science area in secondary schools should follow the applicable major curriculum in the section of this catalog with a minor in college of education chemistry the chemistry program offers an up-to-date curriculum which leads to the bachelor of science b.s degree for those students wishing to major in chemistry and for those interested in pre-health fields such as medicine

chemistry major science option b.s suggested plan of study fall semester 1 engl 1113 composition i math 1045 pre-calculus hist 1003 or 1013 world history i or ii or hist 2013 or 2023 u.s history i or ii or psci 2003 american government national chem 1023/1021 university chemistry i/lab gstd 1002 freshman seminar 2012-2013 catalog spring semester 2 engl 1123 composition ii math 1525 calculus i hist 1003 or 1013 world history i or ii or hist 2013 or 2023 u.s history i or ii or psci 2003 american government national chem 1123/1121 university chemistry ii/lab 3 5 3 4 2 total semester hours fall semester 3 world literature i/ii engl 2213 or engl 2223 17 biol 1103/1101 introduction to biology/lab chem 3003/3001 organic chemistry i/lab social science choice econ 2103 fin 2003 geog 2003 psci 2003 psyc 2003 soc 1003 or soc 2003 4 4 3 total semester hours fall semester 5 chem 3212/3202 quantitative chemical analysis /lab chem 3233/3231 intermediate inorganic chemistry/lab phys 2203/2201

management three hour lecture course recommended for a wildlife conservation certificate from the wildlife conservation as needed biol 4663 natural resource policy and administration prerequisites eight hours of wildlife emphasis junior standing factors in evolution range wildlife and related natural resources administration and policies in the united states policy components policy formation in implementation administration and change processes introduction to criteria for evaluating effectiveness of policies and administration lecture three hours course recommended for a wildlife conservation certificate from the wildlife conservation as needed biol 4692-4 advanced topics prerequisites twelve hours of biology and consent of department chairperson a course devoted to special topics in biology not treated in other biology courses may be repeated but not more than four hours may count toward the 38 hours for a major in biology open only to qualified seniors in the final year of their

statistics and finance number systems and number theory geometry graph theory exponential and logarithmic functions and linear programming note this course can only be accepted to fulfill the general education requirement for math if it is a terminal math requirement for a degree acts-math 1003 as needed math 1023 college algebra prerequisite high school algebra ii required with a minimum act score of 19 or higher successful completion of math 0703 or approval of the chair of the department of mathematics and computer science a study of quadratic equations and inequalities graphs of function relations and inequalities systems of equations and inequalities theory of equations exponential and logarithmic functions conic sections natural number functions and probability acts-math 1103 fall spring semester math 1033 plane trigonometry a study of triangles radian measure polar coordinates trigonometric functions and their related graphs formulae and identities acts-math 1203 fall spring

speech spch spch 1113 introduction to public speaking principles of effective speaking emphasis on both transmission and reception of the communicative process the speaking mechanism and delivery acts-spch 1003 fall spring semester spch 2033 voice and diction a lecture-laboratory course in the use of the speaking voice in presentation and performance including clarity projection and the use of dialects with emphasis upon individual improvement for teaching business and the stage same as thea 2033 fall semester spch 3123 advanced public speaking prerequisite spch 1113 focus on enhanced preparation and delivery of major types of public addresses as well as oral reports appropriate to group discussion and parliamentary procedure effective utilization of multi-media speech aids will be stressed spring semester spch 3353 oral interpretation oral reading of prose poetry and drama with emphasis on interpreting thought and emotional content same as thea 3353 spring semester spch 3413