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Undergraduate and graduate catalog
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University of Colorado at Denver
P.O. Box 1 73364
Denver, Colorado 8021 7-3364
UCO CAT
1997 TO 1998 UCD CAT 03/19/9?
DEPT 9786900016136
7155 $5.00


CONTENTS
ARCH IVES AURARIA LIBRARY
Academic Calendar.................................................................. 2
Message from the Chancellor........................................................ 4
Administration .................................................................... 5
Degree Programs ................................................................... 6
General Information................................................................ 7
Undergraduate Admissions...................................................... 9
Graduate Programs ........................................................... 15
Tuition and Fees ............................................................ 23
Financial Aid................................................................ 27
Registration................................................................. 30
Core Curriculum Chart........................................................ 30
Academic Policies and Regulations ........................................... 34
Special Programs and Facilities ............................................. 36
Centers and Institutes....................................................... 40
University Policies ......................................................... 40
Student Services............................................................. 47
Internships and Cooperative Education........................................ 51
Library Services ............................................................ 52
Media Services............................................................... 53
The College of Architecture and Planning.......................................... 55
College of Business and Administration and Graduate School
of Business Administration............................................... 63
School of Education........................................................ 83
College of Engineering and Applied Science . ........................... 105
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 123
Military Science.......................................................... 173
Millennium College........................................................ 177
Graduate School of Public Affairs......................................... 179
Course Descriptions....................................................... 187
Faculty................................................................... 333
Index..................................................................... 345


ACADEMIC CALENDAR1
Fall 1997 Registration-See the Fall Schedule of Courses
August 25 First day of classes
September 1 Labor Day holiday (campus closed)
November 27 Thanksgiving holiday (campus closed)
November 28 (campus open, no classes)
December 7-13 Preparation week
December 14-20 Finals week
December 20 End of semester
Spring 1998 Registration-See the Spring Schedule of Courses
January 19 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (campus open, no classes)
January 20 First day of classes
March 16-21 Spring break (campus open, no classes)
May 3-9 Preparation week
May 10-16 Finals week
May 16 End of semester
May 20 Commencement
Summer 1998 Registration-See the Summer Schedule of Courses
May 25 Memorial Day holiday (campus closed)
June 1 First day of classes
July 3 Independence holiday (observed-campus closed)
July 4 Independence holiday (campus closed)
August 2-8 Finals week
August 8 End of term
Photos: Publications file photographs unless otherwide noted
Cover Design: Visual Images
The University reserves the right to alter the Academic Calendar at any time. Consult the Schedule of Courses for application deadline dates, deadlines for changing programs and registration dates and procedures.


Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
1997-98
Jniversity of Colorado at Denver
Deer at Larimer
0. Box 173364
enver, Colorado 80217-3364
Although this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, all information (including the academic calendar, admission and graduation requirements, degree offerings and degree titles, course offerings and course descriptions, and statements of tuition and fees) is subject to change without notice or obligation. The University claims no responsibility for errors that may have occurred during the typesetting, printing or production of this catalog. The University of Colorado at Denver is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. For current calendars, tuition rates, requirements, deadlines, etc., students should refer to a copy of the Schedule of Courses for the semester in which they intend to enroll.
The courses listed in this catalog are intended as a general indication of the University of Colorado at Denver curriculum. Courses and programs are subject to modification at any time. Not all courses are offered every semester, and the faculty teaching a particular course or program may vary from time to time. The instructor may alter the content of a course or program to meet particular class needs. Courses are listed by college or school.
Alternative format available upon request.
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Message from the Chancellor
Dear Student:
Welcome to the University of Colorado at Denver.
This will be an exciting year. We continue to redefine CU-Denver as a new urban university, one with stronger linkages to the greater Denver region and the world.
On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students, I offer to you the challenging environment of learning at one of Colorado’s premier institutions of higher education.
Your decision to attend CU-Denver shows your willingness to learn at Denver’s only urban public university.
CU-Denver is one of the four campuses of the University of Colorado system. As a vital part of that system, offering baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs, we have achieved distinction nationally and internationally because of the high quality of our programs, faculty, and alumni. Located in downtown Denver, the University challenges its students both academically and personally in an intellectual environment that encourages commitment, curiosity, and imagination.
A distinguishing characteristic of CU-Denver is our urban perspective that is an integral theme in our academic programming, the orientation of our faculty, and the identity of our student body. Our enrollment has grown to nearly 11,000 students.
The University offers some 40 degree and degree option programs at the baccalaureate level and over 60 degree and degree option programs at the post-baccalaureate level designed to provide you with a foundation on which to build your intellectual, aesthetic, and moral capacities as individuals and as citizens. Components of this educational experience include student involvement in independent study, research, and the creative process as a complement to classroom study. The University’s seven academic areas (Business, Public Affairs, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, School of the Arts, Education, and Architecture and Planning) provide instruction and research programs that focus on the fundamental areas of knowledge, including interdisciplinary and professional study. We are committed to making available to you the opportunities for gaining knowledge, training, skills, and credentials which will enhance your economic and personal lives.
We at the CU-Denver campus take great pride in the diversity of our students and our ability to serve their varied needs.
This is reflected in a commitment to an enriched baccalaureate education and the real-world research aspects of graduate and professional work. Our academic programs focus on applications relevant to regional as well as national issues and also seek to provide a humanistic understanding of social needs and problems. Our continuing expansion of international programs is designed to serve the career needs of a variety of students.
We look forward to working with you as you join our community of scholars and dedicated staff. We promise a rich intellectual environment and a challenging educational experience. Most of all, I look forward to seeing you at graduation and awarding you the CU-Denver degree.
My best wishes to you in all your future endeavors.
Georgia Lesh-Laurie
Chancellor
University of Colorado at Denver


Administration / 5
ADMINISTRATION Board of Regents
HENRY “Hank” ANTON, Pueblo, term expires 2000 MAUREEN JOHNSON, Boulder, term expires 2002 GUY KELLY, Ft. Collins, term expires 1998 SUSAN KIRK, Denver, term expires 1998 JIM MARTIN, Boulder, term expires 1998 NORWOOD L. ROBB, Littleton, term expires 2002 JERRY G. RUTLEDGE, Colorado Springs, term expires 2000 ROBERT SIEVERS, Boulder, term expires 2002 PETER STEINHAUER, Boulder, term expires 2000
Staff
MILAGROS CARABALLO, Secretary of the Board of Regents and of the University. B.A., M.S., State University of New York at Albany; M.A., Webster University.
University-Wide Officers
JOHN C. BUECHNER, President of the University; Professor of Public Affairs. B.A., College of Wooster; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.
GLEN R. STINE, Vice President for Budget and Finance. B.S., Michigan State; M.P.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ed.D., Harvard University.
CHARLES V. SWEET, University Counsel. B.A., Duke University; J.D., University of Virginia.
DAVID A. GROTH, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research and Dean of the System Graduate School. B.S., M.S., Iowa State University; Ph. D„ Michigan State University.
CU-Denver Officers
GEORGIA E. LESH-LAURIE, Chancellor; Professor of Biology. B.S., Marietta College (Ohio); M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.
JOHN A. BERNHARD, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance. B.A., Stanford University; M.B.A., Columbia University, Graduate School of Business.
MICHAEL J. MURPHY, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs; Professor of Education. B.A., Whittier College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.
FERNIE BACA, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities; Associate Professor of Education. B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado.
JOY L MARTIN, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado. KENNETH HERMAN, Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance. B.S., University of Colorado. BARBARA L. SCHNEIDER, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Colorado State University.
The University of Colorado seal, adopted in 1908, depicts a male Greek classical figure seated against a pillar and holding a scroll. A burning torch framed in laurel is placed beside him. The Greek inscription means “Let your light shine.” According to Denver designer Henry Reed, the classical design was used because Greek civilization "stands as the criterion of culture.” The laurel symbolizes honor or success, the youth of the figure suggests the “morning of life, ” and the scroll represents written language.


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DEGREE PROGRAMS Undergraduate Degrees
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
Business Administration -B.S.
Areas of Emphasis Accounting Finance
Human Resources Management Information Systems International Business Management Marketing
Operations Management
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Bachelor of Science - B.S.
Applied Mathematics (B.S.)
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Computer Science and Engineering (B.S.) Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Bachelor of Arts-B.A.,
Bachelor of Science-B.S., and Bachelor of Fine Arts-B.F.A.
Anthropology (B.A.)
Biology (B.S.)
Chemistry (B.S.)
Communication and Theatre (B.A.) Economics (B.A.)
English (B.A.)
English Writing Program (B.A.)
Fine Arts (B.A.)
Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
French (B.A.)
Geography (B.A.)
Geology (B.S.)
German (B.A.)
History (B.A.)
Individually Structured Major (B.A.) Mathematics (B.S.)
Music (B.S.)
Philosophy (B.A.)
Physics (B.S.)
Political Science (B.A.)
Psychology (B.A.)
Sociology (B.A.)
Spanish (B.A.)
Graduate Degrees
THE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING
Architecture (M.ARCH.)
Architecture in Urban Design (M.A.U.D.) Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.)
Urban and Regional Planning (M.U.R.P.)
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
Accounting (M.S.)
Business Administration (M.B.A.) Executive Programs Individualized Program Cohort Program Finance (M.S.)
Health Administration (M.S.)
Executive Program Information Systems (M.S.) International Business (M.S.I.B.) Management and Organization (M.S.) Marketing (M.S.)
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Certification Program:
Teacher Certification in Elementary Education (K-6th Grade) and Secondary Education (7th-12th Grade); Type D Certification
Administration, Supervision, Curriculum Development (M.A.) Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education (M.A.) Curriculum and Instruction (M.A.)
Early Childhood Education (M.A.) Educational Psychology (M.A.) Information and Learning Technology (M.A.)
Special Education (M.A.) Administration, Supervision, Curriculum Development (Ed.S.) Educational Leadership and Innovation (Ph.D.)
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Civil Engineering (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Ph.D.)
Computer Science (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (M.S.) Engineering (M.E.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Anthropology (M.A.)
Applied Mathematics (M.S.)
Basic Science (M.B.S.)
Biology (M.A.)
Chemistry (M.S.)
Communication and Theatre (M.A.) Economics (M.A.)
English (M.A.)
Environmental Sciences (M.S.)
Health and Behavioral Science (Ph.D.) History (M.A.)
Humanities (M.H.)
Political Science (M.A.)
Psychology (M.A.)
Social Science (M.S.S.)
Sociology (M.A.)
Technical Communication (M.S.) Applied Mathematics (Ph.D.)
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Criminal Justice (M.C.J.)
Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Public Administration (Ph.D.)
Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration, Colorado State Board of Education, Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, National Architectural Accrediting Board, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, National Association of Schools of Music, Planning Accreditation Board, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
You may obtain information about these degrees by contacting us.
Mailing Address:
Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167 P.0. Box 173364 Denver, Colorado 80217-3364
Location:
1200 Larimer Street or 1250 14th Street Annex (303) 556-3287


General Information
The University of Colorado at Denver is one of four institutions in the University of Colorado system and the only public university in the Denver metropolitan area. It is an urban, non-residential campus located in downtown Denver.
CU-Denver offers 36 undergraduate degrees and 43 master’s degrees. Ph.D. degrees are offered in public affairs, applied mathematics, health and behavioral sciences, civil engineering, and educational leadership. Classes are offered during weekday and evening hours, on weekends, and at off-campus sites.
Students’ ages range between 17 and 75. The average student age is 30. Eighty percent are employed and 53 percent attend part-time. Forty-four percent of the nearly 11,000 students are enrolled in graduate level courses.
CU-Denver’s faculty actively promotes the special role of an urban institution in meeting the needs of students. They are alert to the challenges and opportunities of the urban environment and responsive to the needs of students and the community. The combination of CU-Denver’s talented faculty and highly motivated students creates a vital and exciting educational environment. Students are offered the unique educational opportunity to combine real world experience with academic excellence.
History
In 1876, just over a century ago, the University of Colorado was founded in Boulder. In 1912, the University of Colorado’s Department of Correspondence and Extension was established in Denver to meet the needs of the burgeoning population. As the breadth of course offerings expanded, so did the demand for degreegranting status. The Denver Extension Center was renamed the University of Colorado-Denver Center in 1965, and by 1969,23 fields of undergraduate study and 11 of graduate study were offered. In 1972, the Colorado General Assembly appropriated support to build the Auraria Campus, CU-Denver’s current site. The same year, the Denver “Center” was renamed University of Colorado at Denver. Two years later the University of Colorado was reorganized into four campuses-
Denver, Colorado Springs, Health Sciences (Denver), and Boulder.
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University of Colorado System
As one of four campuses of the University of Colorado system, CU-Denver has a special role and mission in Colorado higher education. The University of Colorado at Boulder now serves about 25,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The Health Sciences Center in Denver provides education and training to medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, and allied health
personnel. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs serves more than 5,800 students in the Pikes Peak region, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. CU-Denver’s role within the University system is primarily to address the needs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional instruction in the Denver metropolitan area. Emphasis is given to professional, preprofessional, and liberal arts training in the context of a strong multidisciplinary and applied agenda for research and creative activities. CU-Denver students have access to the library resources of all campuses and cultural and athletic events sponsored within the University system.
Academic Structure
Each of the four campuses of the University of Colorado System - Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Health Sciences in Denver - has its own chancellor and campus administration. The chancellors, in turn, report to the president of the CU System. The Board of Regents of the University of Colorado approves the overall direction provided by the president of the system. The system president is both the chief academic and chief administrative officer of the University. The president has responsibility for the administration of the entire University under the policies described by the Board of Regents or under law.
The Chancellor of CU-Denver represents CU-Denver and manages campus goalsetting, policy development, academic affairs, and budget and financial matters.
The Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs and the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance assist the Chancellor. Each vice chancellor is responsible for the essential components of the campus enterprise. The Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for all academic programs, academic support programs, student enrollment services, the Graduate Programs, and Sponsored Programs. The Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance is responsible for the campus budget; Office of Financial and Business Services; Human Resources; Computing, Information and Network Services; Planning and Institutional Research; said Voice Communications. The CU-Denver Graduate Programs are governed by the CU system-wide Graduate School. All graduate units reside within the Graduate School except Architecture and Planning, Business, and the professional programs in Public Affairs.
Academic Programs
CU-Denver is, above all, devoted to the needs of the citizens of Denver and the region. With the national recognition earned by its graduate faculty, it is not surprising that an increasing number of advanced students from across the nation and overseas elect to pursue their studies here. CU-Denver is composed of seven distinct academic units:
College of Architecture and Planning College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration School of Education College of Engineering and Applied Science
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of the Arts
Graduate School of Public Affairs
These units now employ 350 regular, full-time faculty members. The diversity of the student body is a source of deep pride. Classes include traditional students who have elected to pursue college degrees immediately after high school, transfer students, older students who have delayed college entry, and professionals who seek to strengthen their


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base of skills or broaden their appreciation of the world around them.
The undergraduate colleges of business, engineering, and liberal arts and sciences admit freshman and transfer students and offer programs leading to the baccalaureate degree in the arts, sciences, humanities, business, engineering, and music. A solid foundation of academic skills and general education is assured through a comprehensive core curriculum. Students may pursue graduate education through all of the campus’ colleges and schools. Pre-professional training in the fields of education, law, journalism, and the health careers are also available.
The colleges and schools sections of this catalog provide a complete listing of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, policies on requirements for graduation, course requirements for various majors, course load policies, course descriptions, and similar information.
CU-Denver has kept pace with the demand for education which leads to improved professional opportunity in the “Information Age.” Many programs emphasize practical business world applications, and specific computer-oriented academic programs are offered in the computer science (engineering), applied mathematics (liberal arts and sciences), and information systems (business) programs.
CU-Denver: The New Urban University
The University of Colorado at Denver is committed to becoming the nation’s premier Urban University. In urban environments, universities have a particular responsibility to adapt their traditional roles in the development, assessment, transmission, and preservation of knowledge to urban needs while maintaining the highest standards of education and scholarship. CU-Denver views its location as a fertile ground for advancing and disseminating knowledge, and treats its role and mission as a covenant with the people and institutions of the urban community.
As the New Urban University, CU-Denver sees its boundaries as flexible and permeable, with knowledge flowing to and from the institution and the community. Its view is global rather than parochial as it seeks to link teaching, research, and service to urban issues and needs of the state, the nation, and the world.
By drawing upon the riches of its traditional store of learning and disciplined thought, the New Urban University will serve as Denver’s intellectual center and as a community resource ready to respond to the enormous urban challenges and opportunities facing its local and global environment.
Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business American Chemical Society Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration Colorado State Board of Education Engineering (see the College of Engineering section)
Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board
National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education National Architectural Accrediting Board
National Association of Schools of Music
Planning Accreditation Board National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Auraria Higher Education Center
The Auraria Higher Education Center is the site for the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver. The three institutions share a library (which is administered by CU-Denver), classrooms, and related facilities on the 171-acre Auraria campus. Certain courses and programs are cooperatively offered.
On the Auraria campus are administrative and classroom buildings, the Auraria Library, the student union, book center, child care and development centers, physical education facilities, science building, and service buildings.
The new buildings share the campus with the reminders of Denver’s past-historic Ninth Street Park, restored church buildings, and the Tivoli Brewery, built in 1882. The Tivoli, renovated into a complex containing specialty shops, restaurants, and entertainment, has recently become the campus student union.
Research and Other Creative Pursuits
CU-Denver is strongly committed to the pursuit of new knowledge through the research and creative efforts of its faculty. Research and creative activities not only advance knowledge and enhance the quality of life, but also strengthen teaching by grounding instruction in scholarship and professional practice.
In addition, these activities constitute an important component of CU-Denver’s service to the community at large. Therefore, externally funded projects are a major priority at CU-Denver.
Research projects, training, and public service programs at CU-Denver encompass both traditional and nontraditional fields of study with a focus on issues that relate to city, state, national, and international issues. During 1995-96, CU-Denver faculty and staff received external grants and contracts totaling $12,257,171 for research, training, and public service programs. The benefits for the campus in the years ahead will be substantial. Externally funded activities assist in sustaining scholarly discourse, enable faculty members to engage in the advancement of knowledge, provide the foundation for solving pressing practical problems of vital concern to society, and enhance the education of students. Many students actively participate in projects overseen by faculty members.
An important aspect of research and other creative activities at CU-Denver is their multidisciplinary and applied nature Research in every school and college at CU-Denver addresses questions of great significance for the welfare of Denver and the larger region. Its role within a thriving metropolitan area also serves as a base for exploring topics of national and even international import. But not all research at CU-Denver yields solutions of immediate practical significance. Exploration of topics on the cutting edge of the basic disciplines is carried out within the rich dialogue of scholarship that knows no national boundaries. This exploration may yield insights that eventually open the way to practical applications in the next century.
Current externally funded research efforts address a variety of contemporary economic, political, educational, engineering, mathematical, scientific, and environmental needs. Financial support has been obtained for program and service development in the areas of computational mathematics, early childhood and


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Dedal education, health administration, iternational affairs, internships and ooperative education, and employment ad training institutes.
Other projects include statewide ivestigations of economic development, elfare reform, air quality, and trans-ortation. Computer-related projects iclude artificial intelligence, multilevel Igorithms, fast parallel processing, ompetitive graphs, and modeling, esearch projects range from investi-ations of dinosaur tracksites to neuro-)xicology and water transportation.
In addition, a great deal of research at le University is conducted without sub-tantial external support. This research Iso yields important insights that are onveyed to a national audience through iculty publications, presentations, xhibits, performances, and professional ctivities. Many members of the faculty re leaders within the national scholarly ommunity. All these pursuits bring ecognition to the University, establish le credibility of its faculty, and enhance tie value of the degrees it confers.
JNDERGRADUATE
ADMISSIONS
CU-Denver seeks to identify applicants /ho are likely to complete an academic irogram of study successfully. Admission lecisions are based on many factors, the (lost important being:
. Level of previous academic performance;
!. Evidence of academic ability and accomplishment as indicated by scores on national aptitude tests; and
i. Evidence of maturity, motivation, and potential for academic success. CU-Denver may deny admission to lew applicants or readmission to former tudents whose credentials indicate an nability to assume obligations of perfor-nance and behavior deemed essential >y the University.
After completing the application irocess, official notification of one’s idmissions status as an undergraduate, jraduate, or non-degree student is prodded by the Office of Admissions. Letters rom various schools and colleges indicat-ng acceptance into a particular program ire pending, subject to official notification if admission to the institution.
Students who are admitted pending receipt of additional documents or with inofficial documents will be permitted one term to submit the documents. If temporarily waived official documents ire not received by the end of the initial
term of attendance, registration for subsequent terms will be denied. If at any time additional credentials are received which affect the student’s qualifications, the University reserves the right to change the admission decision.
Applicants who have not decided upon a major field of study will be considered for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as undetermined majors. Students admitted as undetermined majors should declare a major as quickly as possible and no later than the end of their sophomore year.
All questions and correspondence regarding admission to CU-Denver and requests for application forms should be directed to:
Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 (303) 556-3287
Admission Deadlines
The University may change document/ credential deadlines in accordance with enrollment demands. For the best scholarship and registration time considerations, applicants should apply and be admitted as early as possible. For an applicant to be considered for a specific term, all documents required for admission must be received in the Office of Admissions by the deadline for that term. Applicants who are unable to meet the deadline may elect to be considered for a later term. Transfer students are reminded that they should allow sufficient time to have transcripts sent from institutions they have previously attended. Foreign students are advised that it usually takes 60 days for credentials to reach the Office of Admissions from international locations. Advance planning and early application is necessary for the timely admission of foreign students.
Application deadline for priority consideration
Fall Spring Summer
July 22 December 1 May 3
Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS)
Students entering the University of Colorado who graduated from high school in 1988 or later are required to meet the following Minimum Academic Preparation Standards: 4 years of English (with emphasis on composition), 3 years of
college preparatory mathematics (excluding business and consumer mathematics), 3 years of natural science,
2 years of social science (including one year of U.S. or world history), 3 years of a single foreign language, and 1 year of the arts.
Students with MAPS deficiencies may be admitted to the University provided they meet the other admission standards (e.g., test scores, rank in high school class, grade-point average) and provided they make up any deficiencies in the MAPS prior to graduation from the University. Two levels of deficiency will be recognized.
1. One unit of deficiency will be allowed provided the student meets other admission standards and provided the student makes up the deficiency before graduation from the University. Courses taken to make up a deficiency will count toward graduation, provided the CU-Denver college accepts those course credits toward graduation.
2. A student having more than one unit of deficiency may be admitted, provided that the student meets other standards of the University. The student must make up additional deficiencies before graduation by taking an expanded program of studies. The student may satisfy the MAPS requirements by successful completion of:
1) Courses taken at CU;
2) Courses taken at other institutions of higher education;
3) Additional high school credits;
4) Credit-by-examination programs; or
5) Other requirements as approved by each CU-Denver college.
Admission Requirements for Freshmen
Freshman admission standards define the level of success and achievement necessary to be admitted to the University of Colorado and include factors that predict academic success, such as scores on the ACT or SAT, high school course work, and the grade-point average. Both the subjects the student has studied and how the student has performed will be factors that determine admission to the University.
New freshmen may apply for admission to the Colleges of Business and Administration, Engineering and Applied Science, or Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The applicant must be a high school graduate or have been awarded a High School Equivalency Certificate by completing the General Education Development (GED) Test.


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Preference for admission is given to applicants who rank in the top 30% of their high school graduating class and present a composite score of 21 or higher on the American College Test (ACT), or a combined score of 950 or higher on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Business applicants will receive priority consideration if they graduated in the top 25% of their high school class and achieved a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT or 1100 on the SAT. Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for direct admission to the College of Business will be automatically considered for admission as pre-business majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Engineering applicants will receive priority consideration if they graduated in the top 20% of their high school class and achieved a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT, with 28 on the mathematics section, or 1100 total on the SAT, with 600 on the mathematics section. Applicants who do not meet the admissions requirements for direct admission to the College of Engineering will be automatically considered for admission as a pre-engineering major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
New freshmen seeking admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) must meet the College requirements for MAPS instituted by the University of Colorado. CLAS applicants are required to satisfy 16 units of high school level courses in English, foreign language, mathematics, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Students are eligible for admission to the College with up to two units of deficiency in a foreign language and no more than one additional deficiency in the remaining areas. The College will allow graduation credit toward the bachelor’s degree for courses satisfying MAPS deficiencies only if these courses are allowed for graduation credit under current College policy.
All music majors in the School of the Arts are expected to have had previous experience in an applied music area.
Two years of prior piano training are recommended. An audition is required. Applicants may substitute tape recordings (about 10 minutes in length) and a statement of excellence from a qualified teacher in lieu of the personal audition. Interested students should write to the School of the Arts, CU-Denver, for audition information and applications.
Applicants for all departments who do not satisfy the requirements for priority consideration are reviewed on an individual basis.
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
Years
English (one year of speech/debate and two years of composition are strongly
recommended).......................4
Mathematics (including at least two years of algebra and one year
of geometry) ......................4
Natural science (includes two years
of laboratory science) ............3
Social science (including history)....2
Foreign language (all units must
be in a single language) ..........3
Academic electives................... 1
(additional courses in English, foreign language, mathematics, natural or social science,
not to include business courses) ___
Total .............................. 17
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE
High School Subjects Required
Required for Admission Units *
English (literature, composition, grammar), one year of speech/
debate strongly recommended........4
Mathematics distributed as follows:
Algebra............................2
Geometry...........................1
Trigonometry and
Analytical Geometry............... 1
Natural sciences .....................3
(to include 1 unit physics and 1 unit chemistry; also to include 2 units of laboratory science)
Foreign language......................2
Social science........................2
Electives............................ 1
Total .............................. 16
*A unit of work in high school is defined as a course covering a school year of not fewer than 36 weeks, with five 40-minute periods per week. (Two periods of manual training, domestic science, drawing, or laboratory work are equivalent to one period of classroom work.) This is equivalent to 180 actual periods per unit. Fractional credits of value less than one-half unit will not be accepted. Not less than one unit of work will be accepted in a foreign language, elementary algebra, geometry, physics, chemistry, or biology. Electives may be chosen from any of the high school subjects (except physical education) which are accepted by an accredited school for its diploma and which meet the standards as defined by the North Central Association.
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND
SCIENCES
English (literature, composition, grammar), one year of speech/ debate strongly recommended Mathematics (excluding business and consumer mathematics)...
Natural science...............
Social science................
Foreign language (all units must
be in a single language) ..
Academic elective.............
Total ........................
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HOW TO APPLY
1. Students should obtain an application for undergraduate admission from a Colorado high school counselor or froi the CU-Denver Office of Admissions.
2. The application must be completed am sent to the Office of Admissions with a $40 (subject to change) non-refundablt fee. For applicants who are granted admission but are unable to enroll for that term, the $40 application fee will remain valid for 12 months, provided the Office of Admissions is informed of the intent to enroll for a later term.
3. Students are required to have their high school send an official transcript of their high school grades, including class rank, to the Office of Admissions. Official transcripts are those sent by the issuing institution directly to:
Office of Admissions
University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 Hand 4. Students who did not graduate from high school are required to have a copy of their GED test scores and GED certificate sent directly from the certify ing agency to the CU-Denver Office of Admissions (see Admissions Requirements for Non-High School Graduates).
5. Students also are required to take eithe the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that test scores be sent
to CU-Denver (ACT code 0533 or SAT code 4875). High school students may obtain ACT and SAT test dates and locations from their counselors. Students who took one of these tests while in high school may use the test scores reported on their official high school transcripts as an official test score report.


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Applicants who took one of these tests and did not designate CU-Denver as the recipient of the scores must notify the testing agency to send scores to CU-Denver. A Request for Additional Score Report may be requested from any of the offices listed below.
American College Testing Program (ACT)
P.0. Box 168 Iowa City, Iowa 52243 (319) 337-1270
The College Board (SAT)
P.O.Box 6201
Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6201 (609) 771-7600
i. International students must submit proof of proficiency in the English language (see Requirements for International Students).
\PPLICANTS NOT GRANTED \DMISSION
An applicant who is not granted admission as an entering freshman may vish to consider transferring to the Jniversity after successful study elsewhere. The Office of Admissions urges such students to complete at least one full semester (12-15 credit hours) of :ollege-level course work at another college or university, giving special attention to courses that will provide sound academic preparation for future transfer to CU-Denver. These courses should include any Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) not met in high school (see the MAPS requirements).
Students who are not admissible will be encouraged to participate in a Redirect Program that CU-Denver has established with community colleges.
All credentials presented for admission become the property of the University of Colorado and must remain on file.
Students who knowingly falsify transcripts or test scores or who fail to indicate all previously attended institutions will be denied admission to, or will be disenrolled from, the University.
Admission Requirements for Non-High School Graduates
An individual who has not graduated but has passed the General Education Development (GED) test may be considered for admission. The application for undergraduate admission must be accompanied by a $40 non-refundable application fee and an
official transcript showing completed high school courses. An applicant must also submit GED scores and scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) Program. The admission decision is based on the student’s potential for academic success at CU-Denver.
Admission Requirements for Transfer Students
Applicants are considered transfer students for admission purposes if they have completed at least 12 semester hours of college course work since graduating from high school. Applicants are not considered transfer students if the only college-level classes they have taken were while enrolled in high school.
Any applicant not eligible to return to all institutions previously attended will be refused admission. To meet the minimum transfer admission standards at CU-Denver, students must meet one of the following conditions:
1. Have earned 12-29 collegiate semester credit hours and have the following grade-point average:
a. 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale); or
b. 2.0 GPA if transferring from Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, University of Colorado
at Boulder, or University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
2. Have earned 30 or more collegiate semester hours with a 2.0 GPA.
Transfer students are given priority
consideration for admission as follows:
1. College of Business and Administration. To be considered for transfer admission, students must have completed at least 24 semester hours which will apply to the degree, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration). Priority consideration for admission will be granted to transfer applicants with a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 for all work applicable to a B.S. in Business Administration degree, including a minimum 2.0 GPA in business courses.
Students may also be admitted if they have a 3.0 GPA in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work, a 2.0 GPA in business courses, and at least a 2.0 overall cumulative GPA in courses applicable to a B.S. in Business Administration degree.
Transfer applicants who do not meet either of the priority admission standards are pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA earned in the last 24 hours. Pooled applicants are offered
admission as space is available, or are referred to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for admission consideration, where they will be advised as pre-business majors.
Applicants with at least a 2.6 GPA in applicable course work in the last 24 semester hours will be considered as space is available. Students with less than a 2.6 GPA in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work will be referred to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for admission consideration, where they will be advised as pre-business majors.
2. College of Engineering and Applied Science. Applicants to the College
of Engineering should have at least a 2.75 cumulative grade-point average for all math and science course work attempted, at least 24 hours of college course work including two semesters each of calculus and physics.
3. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. TYansfer applicants must have at least a 2.0 cumulative college grade-point average for all work attempted. Course work in progress cannot be used in calculating the cumulative average. Music major applicants also must pass an audition. Contact the Department of Music for audition information (303)556-2727.
Important Note: Applicants who do not meet the above grade-point average or credit hour requirements will be considered for admission, but on an individual basis.
The primary factors used when considering students individually are:
1) Probability of success in the academic program to which admission is desired;
2) The quality of prior academic work;
3) Age, maturity, and noncollegiate achievements; and
4) Time elapsed since last attendance at previous colleges.
HOW TO APPLY
1. The student should obtain an application for undergraduate admission from the CU-Denver Office of Admissions.
2. The application form must be completed and returned with the required $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee.
3. The student is required to have two official transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions from each collegiate institution attended. Official transcripts are those sent by the issuing institution directly to:


TRANSFER CREDIT EQUIVALENCY CHART
CU-Denver Core Requirements CU-Succeed Silver/Gold Courses CU-Denver On Campus Courses Advanced Placement Credits International Baccalaureate Credits IB (H) (S)
English/Communications ENGL 2154-3 ENGL 1020-3 English Language 3 English 3 3
Proficiency CMMU 2101-3 ENGL 2024-3 & Composition
(6-9 hours) ENGL 2154-3
CMMU 2101-3
Mathematics MATH 1070-3 MATH 1070-3 Calculus AB 4 Mathematics 8 4
Proficiency (3 hours) MATH 1080-3 MATH 1080-3 Calculus BC 8
MATH 1110-3 MATH 1110-3
MATH 1120-3 MATH 1120-3
MATH 11304 MATH 11304
MATH 1350-3 MATH 1350-3
MATH 1401-3 MATH 1401-3
MATH 2000-3 MATH 2000-3
MATH 24114 MATH 24114
MATH 2614-3 MATH 2614-3
MATH 2830-3 MATH 2830-3
Natural& Physical BIOL 15504 BIOL 1550-4 Biology 8 Biology 4
Sciences (8 hours) BIOL 15604 BIOL 1560-4 Chemistry 8 Chemistry 4
CHEM 14504 CHEM 1450-4 Physics B 8 Applied Chemistry 8 4
CHEM 14604 CHEM 1460-4 Physics C-Mechanics 4 Physics 8 4
GEOL 10724 GEOL 1072-4 Physics C- Physical Science 4
GEOL 10824 GEOL 1082-4 Electromagnetism 4 8 4
PHYS 10524 PHYS 1052-4 8 4
PHYS 10624 PHYS 1000-4
ENVS 1042-4
Behavioral Sciences ANTH 2102-3 ANTH' 1031-3 Psychology 6 Psychology 6 3
(3-6 hours) CMMU 1011-3 ANTH 2102-3 Experimental Psychology 6 3
CMMU 1021-3 CMMU 1011-3 Origin of Man 6 3
PSY 1000-3 CMMU 1021-3
PSY 1000-3
PSY 1005-3
Social Sciences ECON 2012-3 ECON 2012-3 Economics - Macro 3 Economics 6 3
(3-6 hours) ECON 2022-3 ECON 2022-3 Economics-Micro 3 Geography 6 3
GEOG 1102-3 GEOG 1102-3 Government & Politics 6 Social Anthropology 6 3
GEOG 2202-3 GEOG 2202-3 World Politics 6 3
PSC 1001-3 PSC 1001-3
PSC 1101-3 PSC 1101-3
SOC 1001-3 SOC 1001-3
SOC 2462-3 SOC 2462-3
Humanities HIST 1381-3 HIST 1381-3 English Literature & Philosophy 6 3
(6 hours) HIST 1382-3 HIST 1382-3 Composition 6 History-any 6 3
ENGL 2550-3 ENGL 2550-3 History-U.S. or European 6 English 6 3
ENGL 1601-3 ENGL 1601-3 European/French
PHIL 1012-3 PHIL 1012-3 Literature 3
PHIL 1020-3 PHIL 1020-3 Spanish Literature 3
Art (3 hours) ARTS 1000-3 ARTS 1000-3 Art-any 3 Art 3 3
FA 1001-3 FA 1001-3 Music Theory 3 Music 3 3
MUS 1001-3 MUS 1001-3 Drama 3
THTR 1001-3 THTR 1001-3
NOTES: 1. Students shall receive the number of advanced placement credits indicated if they achieve: a) a score of 4 or 5 on the AP examination or
b) a score of 3 on the AP examination AND a grade of “A” in the second semester AP course.
2. CU-Denver offers courses at many high schools through the CU-Succeed - Silver & Gold programs. Students in their junior or senior year should inquire as to the availability of these courses at their school.
3. Only CU-Succeed - Silver & Gold program courses which fulfill CU-Denver core requirements have been listed. The programs offer other courses in high schools for which students may receive elective credit.


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Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.0. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 Hand If a student is currently enrolled at another institution, an incomplete transcript listing all courses except those taken in the final term should be sent. Another transcript must be submitted after completion of the final term. (Transcripts from foreign institutions must be presented in the original language and accompanied by a certified literal English translation.)
Liberal Arts applicants with fewer than 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of college work completed also must submit a high school transcript and ACT or SAT test scores.
Engineering and Business applicants with fewer than 24 semester hours also must submit high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores.
All credentials presented for admission become the property of the University of Colorado and must remain on file.
Students who knowingly falsify transcripts or test scores or who fail to indicate all previously attended institutions will be denied admission to, or will be disenrolled from, the University.
TRANSFER OF COLLEGE-LEVEL CREDIT
Course work taken at any regionally-accredited institution of higher education will be considered for transfer to CU-Denver. Courses are considered for transfer on the basis of having similar content to those offered by CU-Denver. General education “core” courses are usually accepted. Developmental, remedial, vocational, technical, religious, doctrinal, orientation, independent study, special topics, and cooperative education courses are not accepted. Only courses in which a grade of C-or better was earned are considered for transfer. Courses in which a grade of Pass (P) was earned are considered for transfer only if a grade of Pass at the sending institution is defined as a C- or better. Students wishing to appeal transfer credit decisions should contact their CU-Denver academic department.
After all official transcripts have been received and the student is admitted as a degree student, the Office of Admissions will prepare a transfer credit report indicating which courses have been accepted in transfer by CU-Denver. A copy of this
report is mailed to the student as well as to the student’s academic department at CU-Denver. Upon receipt of this transfer credit report, students should contact their academic department to meet with an advisor, who will determine how transferred credit applies to specific CU-Denver degree requirements.
The Office of Admissions considers course work for transfer regardless of the age of the academic credit. Individual departments, however, may have specific guidelines and policies about age of credit and make the final decision about application of credit toward a degree program. Students are expected to have current working knowledge of prerequisite courses, regardless of when prerequisite courses were taken. Students who have transferred extension or correspondence course work should contact their academic departments regarding credit hour limits in these areas.
The College of Business and Administration generally limits its transfer of business course credits to those business courses which are offered as lower-division courses at CU-Denver. Students who have taken upper-division business courses from an American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited College of Business may request review of these courses for possible transfer by contacting the College of Business advising office.
All courses taken in the business area of emphasis must be completed at CU-Denver.
The College of Engineering and Applied Science, in general, requires that engineering course transfer credit must come from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited engineering program to be acceptable for degree purposes. Engineering technology courses are not considered equivalent to engineering courses.
A maximum of 72 semester hours is acceptable in transfer to CU-Denver from community colleges. Students who completed the Colorado Community College Core Curriculum program, and whose transcripts contain the statement “core curriculum completed,” may transfer this core curriculum as a package and receive credit for the lower-division component of CU-Denver’s core curriculum. The College of Business and the College of Engineering have specific courses required of all students which may be taken as part of, or in addition to, the community college core curriculum.
A Comprehensive Guide to Student Transfer document containing Colorado community college advising plans and admission information is available from the CU-Denver Office of Admissions. In addition, a CU-Denver admissions representative keeps regular office hours at Denver metropolitan area community colleges to assist students with planning a transfer program. Representatives also visit other Colorado community colleges. Call the CU-Denver Successful Transitions Coordinator at (303) 556-4950 for additional information.
See Transfer Credit Equivalency Chart on preceding page.
OTHER TRANSFER CREDIT
Credit granted through programs listed below appears on the CU-Denver transcript. The academic department determines how this credit applies to degree requirements.
Accelerated Baccalaureate Program (CAB)
The CAB (Curriculum for an Accelerated Baccalaureate) program is a unique partnership between CU-Denver and select high schools which enables students to accelerate their progress toward a college degree. Students from participating high schools can earn up to 30 hours of CU-Denver core curriculum course credits while in high school by: 1) taking regular college courses in the high school, taught by CU-Denver faculty or college-qualified high school faculty, through the CU Succeed program; 2) concurrently enrolling in designated courses on the CU-Denver campus; and/or 3) obtaining acceptable scores on the Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate (higher and subsidiary levels) examinations. Students can begin work on college courses leading to a baccalaureate degree from CU-Denver’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences beginning in their junior year of high school.
Advanced Placement Program
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) allows students to take advanced work while in high school and then be examined for credit at the college level. Students who take advanced placement courses and subsequently receive scores of 4 or 5 on the CEEB Advanced Placement Examination are generally given college credit for lower-level courses in which they have demonstrated


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proficiency, and are granted advanced standing in those areas. For more information, contact your high school counselor or the Office of Admissions at CU-Denver.
College-Level Examination Program
Incoming CU-Denver students may earn University credit by examination in subject areas in which they have demonstrated college-level proficiency. Interested students are encouraged to take appropriate subject examinations provided in the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) of the College Entrance Examination Board testing service.
Students who are interested in how CLEP examination credit applies to the CU-Denver degree requirements should contact their academic advisor.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
Entering students may receive college credit from the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program available at select high schools. The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a rigorous, pre-university course of study emphasizing liberal arts from an international perspective. In general, students may receive college credit for higher level and subsidiary level course subjects in which a minimum examination score of 4 (out of 7) is achieved. Students with IB high school credit should contact the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Office, NC 2024, (303) 556-2555, for advising on course-specific credit for IB course work.
Military Service and Schooling
To have credit for educational experience evaluated, applicants with military experience should submit the following with their application:
1) A copy of DD Form 214, and
2) DD Form 295, Application for the Evaluation of Educational Experience During Military Service. USAF personnel may present two official transcripts from the Community College of the Air Force in lieu of DD Form 295.
Credit will be awarded as recommended by the Commission on the Accreditation of Service Experiences of the American Council on Education, to the extent that the credit is applicable to the degree the student is seeking at CU-Denver.
Credit for courses completed through the U.S. Armed Forces Institute will be evaluated on the same basis as transfer credit from collegiate institutions.
Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
Students enrolled in Army or Air Force ROTC programs should consult with their college or school regarding the application of ROTC course credit toward graduation requirements. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences allows a maximum of 6 semester hours of ROTC credit to be applied toward baccalaureate degree requirements. The College of Business and Administration stipulates that ROTC courses may be used for credit only for non-business elective requirements and that no credit may be given for freshman and sophomore ROTC courses. Furthermore, a maximum of 12 semester hours may be applied toward baccalaureate degree requirements in business, and then only if the ROTC program is completed.
Intra-University Transfer
CU-Denver students may change colleges or schools within CU-Denver provided they are accepted by the college or school to which they wish to transfer. CU-Denver Intra-University Transfer forms may be obtained from the Records Office. Students should observe application deadlines indicated in the current Schedule of Courses. Decisions on intrauniversity transfers are made by the college or school to which the student wishes to transfer.
Division of Extended Studies students wishing to enroll in regular CU-Denver courses or degree programs should contact the Office of Admissions.
Readmission Requirements for Former Students
CU-Denver students who have not registered and attended classes at CU-Denver for one year or longer, and who have not attended another institution since CU, are returning students and must formally apply for readmission. An additional application fee is required only if you are changing from undergraduate to graduate or non-degree to degree status. Application forms are available at the Office of Admissions.
Students who have attended another college or university since last attending the University of Colorado must apply as transfer students and meet the transfer student deadlines for receipt of documents. This requires payment of the $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee and submission of two official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended.
Transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution to:
Office of Admissions
University of Colorado at Denver
Campus Box 167, P. O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Students who last attended another CU campus must formally apply for readmission. An application fee is not required unless you are going from undergraduate to graduate or from non-degree to degree status. Application forms are available from the Office of Admissions.
Admission for Non-Degree Students
Persons who have reached the age of twenty and who want to take University courses, but do not plan to work toward a University of Colorado degree, may be admitted as non-degree students provided they are eligible to return to all collegiate institutions previously attended. Correspondence and questions regarding admission as a non-degree student should be directed to the Office of Admissions. Those seeking admission as non-degree students for the purpose of teacher licensure should contact the School of Education, (303) 556-2717.
Each school/college limits the number of semester hours taken as a non-degree student that may be transferred to a degree program.
Students considering changing from non-degree to degree status should contact the school/college to which they will be applying (as a degree student) for information about the number of hours that may be taken as a non-degree student.
Courses taken for credit as a nondegree student can be used for transfer to other institutions or for professional development.
Note: International students are not admitted as non-degree students, except for summer sessions. They must hold a valid student visa.
Students with a baccalaureate degree who are not accepted to specific degree programs may enroll for course work as non-degree students. Students in a nondegree status who have a previous degree pay graduate tuition rates.
To apply for admission as a non-degree student, obtain a Non-degree Student Application form from the Office of Admissions. Return the completed application by the deadline for the term desired. A $25 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee is required. No additional credentials are required. Applicants


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who seek teacher licensure must apply separately to the School of Education and submit the required credentials. Non-degree students are advised that registration for courses is on a space-available basis.
Continuation as a non-degree student with no prior undergraduate degree is contingent upon maintaining an overall grade-point average of 2.0 upon completion of 12 or more semester hours.
Non-degree students may apply for admission to an undergraduate degree program by following the instructions outlined on the application for degree admission form. They should contact their academic advisor regarding the process of transferring credit from non-degree to degree status.
Admission for Students Seeking a Second Undergraduate Degree
Students who already hold a bachelor’s degree may apply for admission to a program in which they can earn a second undergraduate degree. Applicants for a second undergraduate degree must meet CU-Denver admissions standards. These students may apply to the College of Engineering and Applied Science or the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Persons who already hold an undergraduate degree in any discipline generally may not apply for a second undergraduate degree in business. Rather, they should apply to a graduate M.B.A. or M.S. business program. Contact the Graduate School of Business at (303) 556-5900. Education is a graduate program. Interested students should contact the School of Education office for information, (303) 556-2717.
HOW TO APPLY
1. Obtain an application for undergraduate admission from the Office of Admissions.
2. Complete the application and send it to the Office of Admissions with a $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee.
3. Have two official transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions from each collegiate institution attended. Official transcripts are those sent by the issuing institution directly to:
Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364
Hand not official.
Transcripts from the institution where the first undergraduate degree was earned must have final grades posted for the semester that the student graduated and have the official notation of the degree awarded.
All credentials presented for admission become the property of the University of Colorado and must remain on file. Students who do not declare all previously attended institutions are subject to disciplinary action and/or dismissal.
Students who knowingly falsify transcripts or test scores will be denied admission to, or will be disenrolled from, the University.
High School Concurrent Enrollment
High school juniors and seniors with demonstrated academic abilities may be admitted to CU-Denver with special approval for one term only. This approval may be renewed. Credit for courses taken may subsequently be applied toward a University degree program.
For more information and application instructions, contact the CU-Denver Office of Admissions, (303) 556-2704.
Admission Requirements for International Students
The University of Colorado at Denver encourages international students to apply for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs.
Undergraduate: Admission requirements for CU-Denver’s schools and colleges vary, and international students seeking admission must meet the requirements of the program to which they are applying.
In addition, all international students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 525. Prospective students should request an International Student Application packet from the Office of Admissions. Requirements for each CU-Denver college and school can be found in this catalog.
Deadlines for receipt of documents have been established to allow for the timely mailings of 1-20’s. These are:
Fall Spring Summer
July 22 December 1 May 3
Graduate: International students who wish to pursue graduate study at CU-Denver must have earned an undergraduate bachelor’s degree, or its
equivalent, and must fulfill all other requirements of the graduate program to which they are applying. In addition, all international students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 before CU-Denver will process the application for admission. However, many departments require a TOEFL score higher than 500 when granting admission to a graduate program. Applications are available from the Office of Admissions. These applications should be received six months prior to the term for which the student is applying.
Note: Except for summer sessions, international students must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Office: CU-Denver Building, Room 750 Telephone: (303) 556-2663
Information About the Graduate Programs
Quality graduate programs are synonymous with the University of Colorado. Professors are actively involved in research or creative activity and, as teachers and scholars, continue to study and absorb new data, ideas, and techniques, eventually bringing these experiences to the classroom. Graduate students at CU-Denver gain not only from interactions with the graduate faculty, but also from other students. CU-Denver’s graduate students bring practical experience gained in the Denver community to the classroom and are ready to relate the realities of practice to the models presented.
The CU-Denver Graduate Programs are part of the University-wide Graduate School and include the following colleges and schools:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering and Applied Science
School of Education
Graduate School of Public Affairs (Ph.D. program only)
Note: Students enrolled in professional graduate programs offered by the College of Architecture and Planning, the Graduate School of Business Administration, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs (masters programs only), should refer to the appropriate sections of the catalog for information about these programs.


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Degrees Offered
The following graduate programs are authorized for completion through Graduate Programs at CU-Denver.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in: Anthropology Biology
Communication and Theatre
Economics
English
History
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
The Master of Arts (M.A. Education) in: Administration, Supervision, and Curriculum Development Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education
Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education Educational Psychology Information and Learning Technologies Special Education
The Master of Science (M.S.) in:
Applied Mathematics Chemistry Civil Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Sciences Mechanical Engineering Technical Communication
The Master of Basic Science (M.B.S.)
The Master of Engineering (M.E.)
The Master of Humanities (M.H.)
The Master of Social Science (M.S.S.)
The Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in: Applied Mathematics Civil Engineering
Educational Leadership and Innovation Health and Behavioral Sciences Public Administration
Requirements for Admission
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Students may be admitted to the Graduate Programs in either of the two categories described below:
Regular Degree Students
Qualified students are admitted to regular degree status by the appropriate department. In addition to departmental approval, applicants for admission as regular degree students must:
1. Hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree from an accredited college or university or demonstrate the completion of work equivalent to that required of these degrees as specified at CU-Denver.
2. For the master’s degree, have earned a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 or better (3.0 for applicants in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)
on a scale where A is equal to 4.0.
Note, however, that applicants who cannot meet this undergraduate standard may still secure regular admission if they have completed 24 semester hours of relevant graduate course work with at least a 3.25 grade-point average.
3. For the Ph.D. degree, have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
4. Meet the specific requirements as established by the program faculty.
A senior at this University who has satisfied the undergraduate residence requirements, and who needs not more than 6 semester hours of advanced subject and 12 credit points to meet the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, may be admitted to the Graduate Programs by special permission of the school or college dean.
A University of Colorado senior enrolled in the College of Engineering and Applied Science who needs not more than 18 semester hours or 36 credit points to meet the requirements for a bachelor’s degree may be admitted to the Graduate Programs.
Seniors at this University may, however, transfer a limited amount of advanced resident work (up to 9 semester hours), provided such work: is completed with distinction in the senior year at this University; comes within the five-year time limit; is completed with a final grade no lower than a C;
has not been applied toward another degree; and
is recommended for transfer by the department concerned and approved by the dean of the school or college.
Seniors will not be eligible for financial aid, scholarships, or fellowships as a graduate student until the equivalent of the minimum requirements for the bachelor’s degree have been satisfied.
Provisional Degree Students
Applicants who do not meet the requirements for admission as regular degree students may be admitted as provisional degree students upon the
recommendation of the major department. A department may admit provisional students for a probationary term which may not exceed two consecutive calendar years. At the end of the probationary period, provisional degree students must either be admitted to regular degree status or be dropped from the graduate program.
According to the terms of their provisional admission, provisional degree students are required to maintain a 3.0 grade-point average or higher each semester or summer session on all work taken, whether or not it is to be applied toward the advanced degree sought. Students who fail to maintain such a standard of performance will be subject to suspension.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Graduate students who expect to study at CU-Denver should contact the Office of Admissions concerning procedures for forwarding completed applications.
Once a student has decided to apply for a graduate program, a completed application must be in the office of the major department or in the Office of Admissions before the deadline date.
An applicant for admission must present:
1. Parts I and II of the CU-Denver Graduate School Application Form, including the Tuition Classification Form,which may be obtained from your departmental program coordinator.
2. Two official transcripts for all academic work in colleges and universities completed to date.
3. Three letters of reference. Please have nominators include applicant’s name and social security number in their letter of reference.
4. A nonrefundable application fee (check or money order) of $50 (international student application fee is $60). No application will be processed until
this fee is paid.
5. Any other material required specifically by the program faculty. This may include scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or other examination. Check with program coordinators in the departments for additional information that may be required.
When a prospective degree student applies for admission, the chairperson or a student admissions committee of the department will decide whether the applicant shall be admitted and make that decision known to the Office of Admissions, which will inform the student.


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A completed application and application fee must be in the office of the major department at least 90 days prior to the semester for which admission is sought, or earlier as may be required by the major department. Note: Students who wish to apply for a graduate student award (e.g., fellowship, scholarship, assistantship) should contact their department before the application deadline date for information, since deadlines are usually earlier for aid requests.
Re-Admission of Former and Suspended Students
Students who were previously admitted to a graduate degree program, but did not complete that degree program, and have not been registered for one to three years at the University must:
1. Clarify their status with the department or school/college to determine their eligibility to return and pursue the same degree.
2. Submit a new application Part I, after receiving departmental approval,
to the Office of Admissions before departmental deadlines have passed for the term in which they expect to return to the University. A $50 application fee is required. Application deadlines are available from the department.
If more than four years have passed since the time of initial admission, readmission must be accomplished by following the full application process.
If three or fewer semesters, including the summer session, have passed since the student was first admitted to a degree program, re-admission requires contacting the Office of Admissions and Records.
A suspended student is eligible to apply for readmission after one year. Approval or rejection of this application rests jointly with the student’s major department and the school or college dean. In case of lack of agreement between the department and the dean, or in the case of appeal by the student, the final decision will be made by the Graduate Council.
Changing Programs
Former and current students who wish to change from one degree program to another to which they have already been admitted must provide all items required of students applying to the Graduate Programs at CU-Denver for the first time. These applicants, however, may petition the program to which they were initially admitted in order to secure a release of
transcripts supplied at the time of their initial application.
Transferring
Students transferring from another CU campus to CU-Denver must apply and be accepted to the new campus.
Doctoral Application
A student who has completed a master’s program at CU-Denver must resubmit Parts 1 and II of the graduate application for acceptance into the doctoral program.
Non-Degree Students
A student who wishes to take graduate courses but is not interested in earning a specific advanced degree may apply as a non-degree student. Contact the Office of Admissions at (303) 556-2704 for further information. Non-degree students will be allowed to register only on the campus to which they have been admitted.
Non-degree students who later desire to pursue a graduate degree program at this university are encouraged to submit the complete graduate application and supporting credentials to their department as soon as possible.
A department may recommend the acceptance of as many as 9 credit hours toward the requirements of a master’s degree for courses taken either as a student at another recognized graduate school, as a non-degree student at the University of Colorado, or both.
In addition, the department may recommend the acceptance of credit courses taken as a non-degree student at this university during the term for which the student applied for admission to a graduate program, provided such admission date was delayed through no fault of the student. A grade of B or better must be obtained in any course work transferred in this manner.
International Applicants
Prospective international students should have completed applications on file in the Office of Admissions prior to December 1 for the summer session, March 1 for the fall semester, and July 1 for the spring semester. The application packet should include:
$60 fee
TOEFL scores
Financial documentation
Graduate Record Examination scores
Official English translation of all school records
Other documents as noted in the previous section on Application Procedures.
Acceptable TOEFL Scores. The TOEFL is the Test of English as a Foreign Language. If a student’s native language is not English, or the student has not attended a British or American university for at least one year and achieved satisfactory grades, then he/she must take the TOEFL. All programs within arts and sciences, education, engineering, and doctoral programs require a minimum score of 500 for regular admission. Students seeking admission to all other graduate programs, including those in architecture and planning, business, and public affairs, should consult those program descriptions for language requirements.
In addition, all international students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 before CU-Denver will process the application for admission. However, many departments require a TOEFL score higher than 500 when granting admission to a graduate program.
Graduate Qualifying Examinations
At the option of any department, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be required of applicants for admission to the graduate program or for assistantships prior to determining student status.
Students who are applying for assistantships for the fall semester should take the GRE no later than the December testing date so that their scores will be available to the selection committee. Six weeks should be allowed for GRE scores to be received by your department.
Information regarding these examinations may be obtained from the CU-Denver Office of Admissions or The Educational Testing Service; Box 1502; Berkeley, California 94701, or Box 955; Princeton, New Jersey 08540.
Other tests may be required by the school or college. Students entering professional schools and special programs may obtain information on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Dopplet, and Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) from the college or school requiring the test.
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to complete appropriate registration procedures.
Students should register for classes the semester they are accepted as graduate students. If unable to attend that semester, they must notify the Office of Admissions and Records, in addition to the department that has accepted them.
CHANCES IN REGISTRATION
A student who wishes to drop a course or take it for no credit should follow the drop/add standard procedure (see current Schedule of Courses). After the tenth week of classes graduate students may not drop, add, or change a course to nocredit status without presenting a letter to the dean of their school or college, stating the exceptional circumstances that justify the change. This letter, endorsed by the instructor of the course, must accompany the properly signed and completed drop/add card or no-credit option form.
WITHDRAWAL
Graduate students who desire to withdraw from the University must apply to the dean of their school or college for permission to withdraw in good standing. A student who discontinues attendance in a course without official withdrawal will be marked as having failed the course. After the tenth week of the class, the student must have the Associate Dean's signature to drop a course.
LIMITATION OF REGISTRATION Full Load
A graduate student will be considered to be carrying a full load during a regular semester for purposes of determining residence credit, if the student is registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed under-graduate/graduate courses, 1 hourofthe-sis/dissertation, or as a candidate for degree.
A maximum of two-thirds of a semester of resident credit may be earned during the summer if a student registers for three semester hours of other graduate work or any number of thesis hours.
A graduate student may receive credit toward a degree for up to 15 hours in a regular semester and 10 hours during a summer semester. A graduate student may contact the school or college dean’s office for information on the appeal process regarding an overload.
For the number of hours required for financial aid, see “Financial Aid” in the General Information section of this catalog.
Full-time employees of the University may take 6 credit hours per semester. Part-time employees, including assistants, may take the number of credit hours approved by the major department.
Tuition and Fees
For information, see page 23.
Financial Aid for Graduate Study
COLORADO GRADUATE GRANT
The Colorado Graduate Grant is administered by the Office of Financial Aid. Competition for these funds is based on demonstrated need and is open to graduate students who are residents of the state of Colorado. Grant awards are announced each semester for the following term. Applications are available from the Office of Financial Aid, (303) 556-2886.
COLORADO GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS
Colorado Graduate Fellowships are awarded primarily to entering and continuing regular degree doctoral students. These are awarded to entering students on the basis of academic promise and to continuing students on the basis of academic success. Please contact your department for information about this fellowship.
GRADUATE STUDENT TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
Many departments employ graduate students as part-time instructors or teaching assistants. The instructorship is reserved for those advanced graduate students already possessing an appropriate M.A. degree who may be independently responsible for the conduct of a section or course.
A half-time appointment for an instructor is considered to be equal to 6 class contact hours; a half-time teaching assistant is appointed for 20 hours per week. Compensation is based on the number of hours per week. Teaching assistants and instructors must be enrolled as full-time students (registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed undergraduate/graduate courses, 1 hour of thesis or dissertation, or as a candidate for degree) in good standing for the full period of their appointment. Please contact your department for further information.
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS
Research activities provide opportunities for graduate students to obtain part-time work as research assistants in many departments. Assistants must be enrolled as full-time students (registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed undergraduate/ graduate courses, 1 hour of thesis or dissertation, or as a candidate for degree). Please contact your department for further information.
LOAN FUNDS
Graduate students wishing to apply for long-term loans and for part-time jobs through the college workstudy program should submit an Application for Financial Aid to the Office of Financial Aid by March
1. This office also provides short-term loan assistance to students who have completed one or more semesters in residence. Short-term loans are designed to supplement inadequate personal funds and to provide for emergencies. Application should be made directly to the Office of Financial Aid, (303) 556-2886.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The University maintains an employment service in the Office of Financial Aid to help students obtain part-time work, either through conventional employment or through the college workstudy program.
Students employed by the University are hired solely on the basis of merit and fitness, a policy which avoids favor or discrimination because of race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Students are also referred to prospective employers in accordance with this policy.
Requirements for Advanced Degrees
QUALITY OF GRADUATE WORK
A student is expected to maintain at least a B average in all work attempted while enrolled in a graduate program.
For the M.A., M.B.S., M.H., M.S., and M.S.S., a course mark below C is unsatisfactory and will not be counted toward the minimum requirements for these degrees.
For the Ph.D., a course mark below B- is unsatisfactory and will not be counted toward fulfilling the minimum requirements for the degree.
A student who fails to do satisfactory work will be subject to suspension, with the approval of the major department.


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Appeal may be made to the CU-Denver Graduate Council. The Council’s decision shall be final. A suspended student is eligible to apply for readmission after one year. Approval or rejection of this application rests jointly with the student’s major department and the school or college dean.
REPEATING A COURSE
A graduate student who receives a grade of C, D, or Fin a course may repeat the course once, upon written recommendation to the dean by the chairman of the student’s advisory committee and major department, provided the course has not previously been applied toward a degree.
In calculating a student’s grade-point average for graduation, the Graduate Programs office will manually substitute the grade of the repeated course for the old grade. Minimum cumulative grade-point average for these courses is 3.0.
In addition, all grades for courses taken as a graduate student will appear on the student’s transcript and will be used in calculating the official graduate grade-point average.
Grades earned in courses taken as an undergraduate or as a non-degree student, as well as grades earned in first- and second-year foreign language courses, will not be used in calculating the graduate grade-point average.
USE OF ENGLISH
A student who is noticeably deficient in the use of standard English in all oral and written work may not obtain an advanced degree from the University of Colorado. Ability to use the language with precision and distinction should be cultivated as an attainment of major importance.
Each department will judge the qualifications of its advanced students in the use of English. Reports, examinations, and speech will be considered in estimating the candidate’s proficiency.
GRADUATE APPEALS
Final action on appeals submitted by graduate students concerning action taken by faculty members, programs, or administrative officials rests with the campus Graduate Council, unless such appeal involves a matter affecting two or more campuses. In such a case, the final action rests with the Executive Committee of the System-Wide Graduate School.
Master's Degree
A student regularly admitted to a graduate program and later accepted as
a candidate for the Master of Arts, Master of Science, or other master’s degrees will be recommended for the degree only after certain requirements have been met.
The requirements stated below are minimum requirements; additional conditions set by the department will be found in the program descriptions in this catalog.
Students planning to graduate should ascertain current deadlines of the Graduate Programs. It is the graduate student’s and the department’s responsibility to see that all requirements and deadlines are met (i.e., changing oUW grades, notifying the Graduate Programs of final examinations, etc.).
Departments or program committees may have additionad deadlines that must be met by the graduate students in that department or program. It is the student’s responsibility to ascertain such requirements and to meet them, as designated by the department or program chair.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
The minimum requirements of graduate work for the degrees Master of Arts or Master of Science may be fulfilled by following either Plan I or Plan II below.
Plan I: By presenting 24 semester hours of graduate work, including 4-6 thesis hours. At least 18 semester hours of this work must be at the 5000 level or above.
Plan II: By presenting 30 semester hours of graduate work, without a thesis. At least 16 semester hours of this work must be at the 5000 level or above.
Plan II does not represent a free option for the student. A candidate for the master’s degree may be allowed to select Plan II only on the recommendation of the department concerned.
Note: The above requirements are minimum. Individual departments may require additional course work for attainment of the degree. Please refer to specific program for further details.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must have such knowledge of ancient and modern languages as each department requires. See specific departmental requirements.
GRADUATE CREDIT
Graduate credit is given for courses that are listed at the 5000 level or above and that are offered by professors who are members of the graduate faculty, or that have otherwise been approved by the Campus Graduate Dean at CU-Denver. Departmental approval must be obtained
for the courses taken by a student to count toward the degree plan.
Students are advised that not all courses listed in the Catalog are available at any one time. Some are given in alternate years and this should be considered when developing degree plans.
Courses will have graduate rank if they are taught by members of the graduate faculty and are in one of the following categories:
1. Courses within the major program at the 5000 level or above.
2. Courses that are outside the major program, provided they are approved for a specific degree plan by the faculty of the degree-granting program and the Campus Graduate Dean.
3. The Master of Basic Science program (M.B.S.) provides the option for 3000-and 4000-level courses if approved by the department and the Campus Graduate Dean. However, this does not change the minimum number of courses that must be taken at the 5000 level or above.
RESIDENCE
In general, the residence requirements can be met only by residence at the University for at least two semesters or at least three summer terms. For full residence, a student must be registered within the time designated at the beginning of a semester and must carry the equivalent of not fewer than 5 semester hours of work in courses numbered 5000 or above, or at least a combination of other course work acceptable for graduate credit. See Limitation of Registration, Full Load, for requirements for full residence credit during the summer. Part-time students must carry the equivalent of 3 semester hours of work in courses numbered 5000 or above.
Graduate assistants and other employees of the University may fulfill the residence requirements of one year in two semesters, provided their duties do not require more than half-time work. Full-time employees may not satisfy the residence requirements of one year in fewer than four semesters.
CREDIT BY TRANSFER
A limited amount of high quality resident graduate work done in a recognized graduate school elsewhere within the time allowed may be accepted, provided it is recommended by the department concerned and approved by the school or college dean. To be eligible for courses to be considered for transfer, a student must have am overall B average in all courses


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taken at the University of Colorado in the Graduate Programs.
The maximum amount of work that may be transferred to this University is 9 semester hours.
Credit will not be transferred until the student has established in a graduate program of this University a satisfactory record of at least one semester in residence; such transfer will not reduce the residence at this University, but it may reduce the amount of work to be done in formal courses.
The following are courses which will not be transferred: <
• Work already applied toward a master’s degree received from another institution.
• Courses with “Pass/Fail” or “Satisfac-tory/Unsatisfactory” grades.
• Extension work completed at another institution.
• Correspondence work, except to make up deficiencies.
• Excess undergraduate credits from another institution.
Requests for transfer of credit to be applied toward an advanced degree must be made on the form specified for this purpose, and submitted to the school or college by the beginning of the semester prior to that in which the student will be graduated. For more information, contact your graduate advisor.
CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE WORK
Students may use courses offered through Extended Studies programs in individual schools and colleges in the pursuit of graduate study only if they obtain proper academic approval from the major department.
ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY
A student who wishes to become a candidate for a master’s degree must file a completed Application for Admission to Candidacy in the Graduate Programs office ten weeks prior to the completion of the comprehensive final examination.
This application must be made on forms obtainable from the Graduate Programs office and in the student’s department, and must be signed by the student’s advisor and the department chair, certifying that the student’s work is satisfactory and that the program outlined in the application meets the requirements set for the student.
A student on probation is not eligible to be awarded a degree until he or she is removed from probation.
MASTER'S THESIS CREDIT
Every graduate student working toward a master’s degree under Plan I who expects to present a thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree must register for thesis credit for a minimum of 4 semester hours or a maximum of 6 semester hours. The final grade will be withheld until the thesis is completed. If the thesis is not completed at the end of the term in which the student is so registered, an In Progress (IP) will be reported. Note: Students on financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office regarding requirements for their aid package, since IP’s may not be acceptable.
THESIS REQUIREMENTS
A thesis, which may be of a research, expository, critical, or creative type, is required of every master’s degree candidate under Plan I. Every thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an advanced degree must:
1. Deal with a definite topic related to the major field.
2. Be based upon independent study and investigation.
3. Represent the equivalent of from 4 to 6 semester hours of work.
4. Receive the approval of the major department not later than 30 days
(in some departments, 90 days) before the commencement at which the degree is to be conferred.
5. Be essentially complete at the time the comprehensive final examination is given.
6. Comply in mechanical features with specifications outlined in Directions for Preparing Master ’s and Doctoral Theses, which is obtainable from the Graduate Programs office, and have received
a preliminary thesis format approval.
Two weeks prior to the date on which the degree is to be conferred, three formally approved, printed or typewritten copies of the thesis must be filed in the Graduate Programs office.
All theses must be signed by the thesis advisor and other committee members.
All approved theses are kept on file in the Auraria Library. The thesis binding fee must be paid when the thesis is submitted to the Graduate Programs office.
COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAMINATION
All candidates for a master’s degree are required to take a comprehensive final examination after the other requirements for the degree have been completed or nearly completed. This examination may
be given near the end of their last semester of residence while they are still taking required courses for the degree, provided they are making satisfactory progress in those courses.
The following rules applying to the comprehensive final examination must be observed:
1. Students must be registered when they take the examination.
2. Notice of the examination must be filed by the major department in the Graduate Programs office at least one week in advance of the examination.
3. The examination is to be given by a committee of three graduate faculty members appointed by the department concerned, in consultation with the school or college dean.
4. The examination, which may be oral, written, or both, must cover work done at the University in formal courses and seminars in the major field. The examination will also cover the thesis, for students under Plan I, which should be essentially complete at the time the examination is taken.
5. An examination in the minor work taken at this university is optional with the major and minor departments.
6. The examination must include all work presented for the degree not done in residence at the University of Colorado, whether in the major or minor field. The examination on transferred work will be given by representatives of the corresponding fields of study in this university.
7. A student who fails the comprehensive final examination may not attempt the examination again until at least three months have elapsed and until such work as may be prescribed by the examining committee has been completed. The student may retake
the examination only once.
SUPPLEMENTAL EXAMINATIONS
Supplemental examinations should be simply an extension of the original comprehensive examination and given afterward. If the student fails the supplemental examination, three months must elapse before attempting the supplemented examination again.
COURSE EXAMINATIONS
The regular written examinations for each semester except the last must be taken. Course examinations for the last semester,which come after the comprehensive final examination has been passed, may be omitted with the consent of the instructor.


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TIMELIMIT
Master’s degree students have five years from the date of the start of course work to complete all degree requirements. For students who fail to complete the degree in this five-year period, it will be necessary for the program director to file an annual statement with the Campus Graduate Dean, stating the reasons why the program faculty believe the student is making adequate progress and should be allowed to continue in the program. Students who do their work exclusively in summer terms must complete all degree requirements within 72 months from the start of course work.
A student who does not complete all degree requirements within the specified period of time must validate, by special examination(s), any course work taken more than 6 years prior to taking the master’s comprehensive examination or completing the thesis defense, depending on which plan is elected.
DEADLINES FOR MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
Deadline dates for the following can be obtained by calling (303) 556-2663.
1. Last day for requesting transfer of credit.
2. Application for Admission to Candidacy form and diploma cards. Students are urged to submit these forms at the beginning of the semester prior to that in which they expect to receive the degree. (The forms may be picked up
in the department or in the Graduate Programs office).
3. Last day for submission of Request for Graduate Examination Form.
4. Last day for thesis to be approved by department.
5. Last day for scheduling of comprehensive final examination and thesis defense.
6. Last day for taking comprehensive final examination and thesis defense.
7. Last day for submitting thesis for format review.
8. Last day for submitting final thesis to the Campus Graduate Dean. At the time of submission, the thesis must be complete in all respects and must meet thesis specifications in order to be accepted.
Doctor of Philosophy
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is the highest academic degree conferred by the University. To state the requirements for the degree in terms of
credit hours would be misleading because the degree is not conferred merely upon the satisfactory completion of a course of study, however faithfully pursued.
Students who receive this degree must demonstrate that they are proficient in some broad subject of learning and that they can critically evaluate work in this field; furthermore, they must have shown the ability to work independently in their chosen field and must have made an original contribution of significance to the advancement of knowledge. The technical requirements stated below are minimal requirements for all candidates for the degree; additional conditions set by the departments will be found in the announcements of separate departments. Any department may make additional regulations consistent with these general rules.
Studies leading to the Ph.D. degree must be chosen so as to contribute to special competence and a high order of scholarship in a broad field of knowledge. A field of study chosen by the student may be in one department or it may include two or more closely related departments.
The criterion as to what constitutes an acceptable field of study shall be that the student’s work must contribute to an organized program of study and research without regard to the organization of academic departments within the University.
MINIMUM COURSE/DISSERTATION REQUIREMENTS
A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate courses and 30 semester hours of dissertation credit are required for the Ph.D. degree.
Course Work Requirement. A minimum of 30 semester hours of courses numbered 5000 or above is required for the degree, but the number of hours of formal courses will ordinarily exceed this minimum. At least 20 of the required hours must be in graduate courses taken in residence at this university. Students who have been admitted to the Graduate Programs with deficiencies may expect to receive little or no residence credits until the deficiencies have been removed.
Dissertation Hours Requirement. To complete the requirements for the Ph.D., a student must complete a total of at least 30 hours of doctoral dissertation credit, with not more than ten of these credit hours taken during any single semester.
No more than ten dissertation hours may be taken prior to the semester of taking the comprehensive examination. An additional ten dissertation hours may
also be taken during the semester the comprehensive examination is taken.
It is not necessary to complete the comprehensive examination to register for dissertation hours. Dissertation credit does not apply toward the minimum 30 hours of required course work specified above.
Course work and work on the dissertation may proceed concurrently throughout the doctoral program; however, at no time shall a doctoral student register for more than 15 hours of 5000-level and above courses.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Advisory Committee will be appointed by the student’s program director. Its chair will be identified at the time the student’s specialization is declared in a method to be prescribed by the Graduate Programs Dean.
A purpose of the advisory committee (beyond guiding the student through graduate study) is to ensure against specialization that is too narrow. The student shall obtain the signature of the chair of the committee (thereby signifying his or her willingness to act) on the Application for Admission to Candidacy form. Any change in the membership of the advisory committee is to be similarly reported.
All members of the committee must be appointed to the Graduate Faculty.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
The decision on foreign language requirements for Ph.D. degrees is the responsibility of the graduate faculty of each graduate program.
GRADUATE CREDIT
See section under Master’s Degree.
RESIDENCE
The student must be properly registered to earn residence credit. The minimal residence requirement shall be six semesters of scholarly work beyond the attainment of an acceptable bachelor’s degree. Mere attendance shall not constitute residence as the word is here used. Residence may be earned for course work completed with distinction, for participation in seminars, or for scholarly research performed here or elsewhere under the auspices of the University of Colorado.
Two semesters of residence credit may be allowed for a master’s degree from another institution of approved standing, but at least four semesters of residence credit, two of which must be consecutive in one academic year, must be earned for


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work (course and/or dissertation) taken at this university.
A part of the residence requirement for the Ph.D. degree may be spent in another graduate institution, or in field work in absentia (provided that prior approval for work is given by the student’s program director and provided that the student’s registration is maintained for that period away from the campus).
CREDIT BY TRANSFER
Resident graduate work of high quality earned in another institution of approved standing will not be accepted for transfer to apply toward the doctorate until the student has established a satisfactory record in residence in the Graduate Programs. Such credit must be transferred before the student makes application for admission to candidacy for the degree. Such transfer will not reduce the minimum residence requirement at this university, but it may reduce the amount of work to be done in formal courses.
The maximum amount of work that may be transferred to this university for the Ph.D. is 30 semester hours. See also Credit by Transfer under the Master’s Degree description.
PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
Each department will satisfy itself (by examination or other means) that students who signify intent to undertake study for the Ph.D. degree are qualified to do so. The means by which each department makes this evaluation shall be specified in departmental requirements. Students who are thus evaluated will be notified immediately of the results.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY
A student must make formal application for admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree on forms supplied by the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks before the comprehensive examination is attempted.
The Admission to Candidacy form shall include an approved degree plan. Approval of the application shall occur only after the comprehensive examination has been passed, the student has been in residence for at least four semesters, the language requirement has been satisfied, and all standards of quality and content have been met.
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
Before admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree, the student must pass a
comprehensive examination in the field of concentration and related fields. This examination may be oral, written, or both, and will test the student’s mastery of a broad field of knowledge, not merely the formal course work completed. The oral portion is open to members of the faculty. The student must be registered at the time the comprehensive examination is attempted.
The examination shall be conducted by an examining board appointed by the student’s program director and be approved by the Campus Graduate Dean. The board shall consist of the advisory committee and additional members as necessary to total a minimum of five members of the graduate faculty, one of whom must be from outside the student’s program and represent the Graduate Faculty at large.
A successful candidate must receive the affirmative votes of a majority of the members of the examination board. In case of failure, the examination may be attempted once more after a period of time determined by the examining board.
CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCTORAL CANDIDATES
Following successful completion of comprehensive examinations, students must register continuously. Students admitted to candidacy for degree will register for and be charged for seven hours of credit for each full-time term of doctoral work. For each term of part-time enrollment, students will be charged for seven hours of dissertation credit, except that students not making use of campus facilities may petition the Campus Graduate Dean for three-credit-hour status. Continuous registration during the academic year will be required until completion of the dissertation defense.
It is expected that the student and advisor will consult each semester as to the number of hours for which the student will register, consistent with the classification identified above.
DISSERTATION REQUIREMENTS
A dissertation based upon original investigation, showing mature scholarship, critical judgment, and familiarity with the tools and methods of research must be written upon a subject approved by the student’s major department. To be acceptable, this dissertation should be a worthwhile contribution to knowledge in the student’s special field. It must be finished and submitted at least 30 days (in some departments, 90 days) before the day of the final examination, and must be
formally approved and made available for inspection by the examining committee before the fined examination may be taken.
In mechanical features, all dissertations must comply with the specifications as outlined in the Directions for Preparing Master’s and Doctoral Theses, which may be obtained from the Graduate Programs office. The final draft must be reviewed and approved by the Graduate Programs office three weeks before the end of the semester of graduation.
It is the student’s responsibility to notify the Graduate Programs office of the exact title of the dissertation at least six weeks prior to the commencement at which the student will graduate. This title will be printed in the commencement program (May graduation only).
Three formally approved, typewritten copies of the dissertation, including abstract, plus one additional copy of the title page and abstract must be filed in the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks before the date on which the degree is to be conferred.
The abstract, not to exceed 350 words, will be published in Dissertation Abstracts International. The determination of what constitutes an adequate abstract shall rest with the major department.
All dissertations must be signed by no fewer than five members who are regularly engaged in graduate instruction and are members of the graduate faculty.
All approved dissertations are kept on file in the library.
When the dissertation is deposited in the Graduate Programs office, the candidate must pay the thesis-binding fee and sign an agreement with University Microfilms International to allow for publication in Dissertation Abstracts International and to grant University Microfilms International the right to reproduce and sell (a) copies of the manuscript in microform and/or (b) copies of the manuscript made from microform. The author retains all rights to publish and/or sell the dissertation by any means at any time except by reproduction from negative microform.
FINAL EXAMINATION/DEFENSE
After the dissertation has been accepted, a final examination of the dissertation and related topics will be conducted. This examination will be wholly or partially oral, the oral portion being open to anyone. The examination will be conducted by a committee consisting of at least five members of the graduate faculty, one of whom must be from outside the student’s


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department. More than one dissenting vote will disqualify the candidate in the final examination.
Arrangements for the final examination must be made in the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks in advance through the Request for Examination form. The examination must be scheduled no later than two weeks before the date on which the degree is to be conferred.
A student must be registered at the time of the final examination.
TIMELIMIT
The number of years allowed for completion of a doctoral degree is normally six, but in some programs it may be seven. If a student fails to complete all requirements for the degree within the prescribed number of years from the date of the start of course work in the doctoral program, a second examination similar to the preliminary examination will be required before the candidate may take the final examination.
If the comprehensive examination is failed, it may be attempted once more after a period of time determined by the examining board. For students who fail to complete the degree in the prescribed period, it will be necessary for the department to file tin annual statement indicating that the program director believes the student is making adequate progress and should be allowed to continue in the program. This request must be signed by three members of the graduate faculty who serve on the student’s thesis advisory committee.
Students planning to graduate should obtain current deadline dates in the Graduate Programs office. If approved by the Graduate Programs office, the student may continue his/her studies for one additional year. If not approved, the student may be dropped from the program.
DEADLINES FOR DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES Deadline dates for the following can be obtained by calling (303) 556-2663.
1. Last day for requesting transfer of credit.
2. Application for Admission to Candidacy form and diploma cards. Students are urged to submit these forms at least two weeks prior to the date of their comprehensive examination. The forms may be picked up in the department
or in the Graduate Programs office.
3. Last day for submission of exact title of dissertation.
4. Last day for submission of Request for Graduate Examination Form.
5. Last day for dissertation to be approved by department.
6. Last day for scheduling of comprehensive final examination and dissertation defense.
7. Last day for taking comprehensive final examination in defense of dissertation.
8. Last day for submitting dissertation for format review.
9. Last day for submitting final dissertation to the Campus Graduate Dean. At the time of submission, the dissertation must be complete in all respects and must meet thesis specifications in order to be accepted.
TUITION AND FEES
All tuition and fee charges are established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, in accordance with legislation enacted annually (usually in the spring) by the Colorado General Assembly. The Regents reserve the right to change tuition and fee rates at any time. A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each term, and students should contact the Records Office for further information on the tuition and fee charges for a particular term.
Payment of Tuition and Fees
All tuition and fees (except the application fee) are assessed and payable when the student registers for the term, according to guidelines in the current Schedule of Courses. Students may select one of five payment plans that are available at CU-Denver. Specific information on the deferred payment plans is included in the Schedule of Courses published before each semester or summer session. Students who fail to complete payment or make payment arrangements by the published deadlines will be dropped from all classes.
Students who register in a non-degree status, and who later change to a degree status for that term, are responsible for the difference in tuition between the non-degree program and their applicable degree program and will be billed accordingly. Students who register for courses are liable for payment of tuition and fees even though they may drop out of school. Refund policies for students who withdraw from the University are included in the Schedule of Courses. A student with financial obligations to the University will not be permitted to register for any subsequent term, to be graduated, to be issued transcripts, or to be listed among those receiving a degree or special certificate. The only exception to this
regulation involves loans and other types of indebtedness which are due after graduation. Personal checks are accepted for any University obligation. Any student who pays with a check that is not acceptable to the bank will be assessed an additional service charge. Students may also pay tuition and fees by credit card.
The following rates are for the 1996-97 academic year and are provided to assist prospective students in anticipating cost.
1996-97 Tuition
TUITION IS BASED ON YOUR STUDENT STATUS. IT IS NOT BASED ON THE LEVEL OF YOUR COURSES.
GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 186 $ 714
2 372 1,428
3 558 2,142
4 744 2,856
5 930 3,570
6 1,116 4,284
7 1,302 5,950
8 1,488 5,950
9-15 1,554 5,950
each credit hour over 15 186 714
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 134 $ 629
2 268 1,258
3 402 1,887
4 536 2,516
5 670 3,145
6 804 3,774
7 938 5,238
8 1,072 5,238
9-15 1,114 5,238
each credit hour over 15 134 629


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GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 219 $ 727
2 438 1,454
3 657 2,181
4 876 2,908
5 1,095 3,635
6 1,314 4,362
7 1,533 6,062
8 1,752 6,062
9-15 1,826 6,062
each credit hour over 15 219 727
GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS WITH PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 193 $ 714
2 386 1,428
3 579 2,142
4 772 2,856
5 965 3,570
6 1,158 4,284
7 1,351 5,950
8 1,544 5,950
9-15 1,716 5,950
each credit
hour over 15 193 714
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 134 $ 629
2 268 1,258
3 402 1,887
4 536 2,516
5 670 3,145
6 804 3,774
7 938 5,238
8 1,072 5,238
9-15 1,114 5,238
each credit
hour over 15 134 629
GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS
WITH PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 206 $ 727
2 412 1,454
3 618 2,181
4 824 2,908
5 1,030 3,635
6 1,236 4,362
7 1,442 6,062
8 1,648 6,062
9-15 1,716 6,062
each credit
hour over 15 206 727
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Credit hour Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 116 $ 604
2 232 1,208
3 348 1,812
4 464 2,416
5 580 3,020
6 696 3,624
7 812 5,032
8 928 5,032
9-15 958 5,032
each credit hour over 15 116 604
GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS WITH PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 175 $ 671
2 350 1,342
3 525 2,013
4 700 2,684
5 875 3,355
6 1,050 4,026
7 1,225 5,590
8 1,400 5,590
9-15 1,456 5,590
each credit hour over 15 175 671
GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS WITH PROGRAMS IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 206 $ 727
2 412 1,454
3 618 2,181
4 824 2,908
5 1,030 3,635
6 1,236 4,362
7 1,442 6,062
8 1,648 6,062
9-15 1,716 6,062
each credit
hour over 15 206 727
UNDERGRADUATE NON-DEGREE
STUDENTS
Credit hour Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 116 $ 604
2 232 1,208
3 348 1,812
4 464 2,416
5 580 3,020
6 696 3,624
7 812 5,032
8 928 5,032
9-15 958 5,032
each credit
hour over 15 116 604
GRADUATE NON-DEGREE
STUDENTS*
Credit hours Resident Non-resident
0-1 $ 186 $ 714
2 372 1,428
3 558 2,142
4 744 2,856
5 930 3,570
6 1,116 4,284
7 1,302 5,950
8 1,488 5,950
9-15 1,554 5,950
each credit
hour over 15 186 714
*Non-degree students who have previously earned a baccalaureate degree are classified as graduate students and assessed graduate tuition regardless of the level of the class(es) they are taking.
THE BOARD OF REGENTS OFTHE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE TUITION AND FEES AT ANY TIME. PLEASE CONTACT THE BURSAR’S OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING TUITION AND/OR FEES.
REQUIRED FEES:
Auraria Bond Fee ............. $39.50
The Auraria Bond Fee is assessed in order to retire the construction bonds used for the Student Union; the Child Care Center; the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) facilities; and the Tivoli facility on the Auraria Campus. This fee was approved by student referendum and is required of all students at CU-Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver.
Auraria Student RTD Bus Pass Fee $11.50
The Auraria Student RTD Bus Pass provides for Denver local service in the Denver Metro area and Central Corridor Light Rail Service with no additional fare payment; a $.50 cash payment ($1.00 discount) on all Denver Metro Express Service; and a $ 1.50 cash payment ($ 1.00 discount) on all Denver Metro Regional Service. The Pass is valid between the end of one semester and the start of the next semester and may be used seven days a week. The Pass is NOT valid for either the Access-A-Ride or Guaranteed Ride Home programs.
Cultural Events Fee $1.00
The Cultural Events Fee provides funding for CU-Denver’s School of the Arts to allow for reduced admission rates for CU-Denver students to attend theatrical and other cultural events.


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Information Technology Fee $10.00
The Information Technology Fee provides funding for acquisition of computer systems to support student computing laboratories, including networks and networking infrastructure and facilities directly accessible by students. This fee is not used to fund academic instruction nor is it waived for faculty or staff taking classes.
Student Activity Fee.............. $7.35
The Student Activity Fee provides funding for student activities, student government, student clubs and organizations, and special events.
Student Health Fee $19.00
The Student Health Fee provides funding for an accessible outpatient, direct-care service that is devoted to meeting student health care needs. Health education and counseling are available, as well as treatment and referral for medical problems. The Student Health Center is tri-institutional and is administered by Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Student Information System (SIS) Fee $5.00
The Student Information System (SIS) Fee provides funding for continued improvement of the computer system used in supporting such functions as admission application processing, telephone registration and grade reporting, degree audit and graduation checkout, awarding of financial aid, payment of tuition and fees and production of transcripts. This fee is not waived for faculty or staff taking classes.
Student Newspaper Fee $3.00
The Student Newspaper Fee provides funding for the CU-Denver student newspaper, The Advocate.
Student Recreation Fee $4.50
The Student Recreation Fee provides funding for the recreational facilities and programs in the Physical Education and Recreation Building, as well as the campus playing fields and club sport programs. Recreation is a tri-institutional program administered by Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Student Services Fee $24.00
The Student Services Fee provides funds for programs and events offered through the Career Center, Center for Educational Opportunity Programs, Learning Assistance Center, Office of Legal Services, Office of Student Life, Student Advocacy Center, Office of Student Retention, and CU-Denver Counseling Center. The Office
of Legal Services is administered by Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Matriculation Fee of $25.00 is a one-time non-refundable fee required of all new students at the time of their first registration. This fee covers the costs of official transcripts.
Candidate for Degree Fee: equal to one credit hour of resident tuition is required for all graduate students who are not registered during the term that they are taking comprehensive examinations. Students must register as “candidate for degree” and pay for one hour of corresponding resident tuition plus the SIS fee and the Information Technology fee for one term only.
1996-97 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER COURSE FEES:
College of Architecture & Planning
Architecture and Planning Fee*:
All majors and non-majors registered in Studio, Computer, Photography and Furniture Design courses are required
to pay the following facilities fees.
ARCH 5500 Intro: Architectural
Design Studio I .............. 40.00
ARCH 5501 Intro: Architectural
Design Studio II.............. 40.00
ARCH 5502 Architectural Design
Studio III.................... 40.00
ARCH 5540 Design Photography .... 45.00 ARCH 6600 Architecture Design IV.. 40.00 ARCH 6601 Architecture Design
Studio V...................... 40.00
ARCH 6610 Furniture Design....... 45.00
ARCH 6640 Introduction to
Computer Graphics............. 30.00
ARCH 6641 Computer Applications
in Architecture............... 30.00
ARCH 6642 Design & Architecture
with the Macintosh ........... 30.00
ARCH 6643 Adv Design Applications with the Macintosh 30.00 ARCH 6700 Advanced Architectural Design Studio VI ... 40.00 ARCH 6701 Advanced Architectural Design Studio VII.. 40.00 ARCH 6704 Architectural
Experimentation I............. 40.00
ARCH 6705 Architectural
Experimentation II............ 40.00
ARCH 6740 Computer Aided Design 30.00
F.NVD 1002 Media................. 50.00
ENVD 2000 ENVD Studio ........... 90.00
ENVD 2052 Computers in A&P ...... 30.00
ENVD 2110 ARCH Studio I ........ 90.00
ENVD 2120 Planning Studio 1...... 40.00
ENVD 3002 Theory & Methods....... 30.00
ENVD 3022 Technical Photography. 45.00
ENVD 3052 Intro to Computer
Methods-ENVD................. 30.00
ENVD 3152 Intro to Computer Graphic Applications 30.00
ENVD 3210 ARCH Studio II ...... 90.00
ENVD 3220 Planning Studio II... 40.00
ENVD 3252 Computer Graphic
Programming.................. 30.00
ENVD 4122 Advance Technical
Photography ................. 45.00
ENVD 4152 Computer Graphic
Applications................. 30.00
ENVD 4252 Advanced Computer
Graphic Programming.......... 30.00
ENVD 4310 ARCH Studio III...... 90.00
ENVD 4320 Planning Studio III.. 40.00
ENVD 4322 Model Building ...... 50.00
ENVD 4349 Landscape Arch Studio . 40.00
ENVD 4352 Info Superhwy........ 30.00
ENVD 4410 ARCH Studio IV....... 90.00
LA 5500 Intro to Landscape
Arch Design Studio I ........ 40.00
LA 5501 Intro to Landscape
Arch Design Studio II ....... 40.00
LA 6600 Landscape Arch
Design Studio III............ 40.00
LA 6601 Landscape Arch
Design Studio IV............. 40.00
LA 6641 Computer Applctns
in Landscape Architecture.... 30.00
LA 6700 Advanced Landscape
Arch Design Studio V ........ 40.00
LA 6701 Advanced Landscape
Arch Design Studio VI ....... 40.00
UD 6600 Transformation/
Decomposition Studio......... 40.00
UD 6601 Composition Studio..... 40.00
UD 6602 City of Exploration
& Experimentation Studio..... 40.00
URP 6612 Geographic Information
Systems for Planners ........ 30.00
URP 6630 Planning Studio I .... 40.00
URP 6631 Planning Studio II.... 40.00
College of Liberal Arts and Science Anthropology
Laboratory courses in Anthropology require a student fee to cover expendable
items.
ANTH 2301 Introduction to
Archaeology.................. 10.00
ANTH 3501 Biological
Anthropology ................ 10.00
ANTH 4390 Research Methods
in Archaeology............... 30.00
ANTH 4910 Archaeological
Field Experience ............ 35.00
ANTH 5910 Archaeological
Field Experience ............ 35.00
ANTH 6317 Arch Research Design & Analysis............. 35.00


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Biology
Laboratory courses in Biology require a student fee to cover expendable items
including dissection specimens.
BIOL 1550 Basic Biology 1........ 5.00
BIOL 1560 Basic Biology II....... 10.00
BIOL 2071 General Biology Lab I.. 5.00
BIOL 2081 General Biology Lab II.... 10.00
BIOL 3225 Human Physiology ...... 15.00
BIOL 3244 Human Anatomy ........ 25.00
BIOL 3654 Microbiology ......... 15.00
Chemistry....................... 20.00
Laboratory courses in Chemistry require a student fee to cover expendable items.
Fine Arts
FA 1001 Introduction to Art ..... 2.00
FA 1100 Basic Drawing .......... 5.00
FA 1200 Basic Painting........... 5.00
FA 1500 Basic Sculpture......... 40.00
FA 2000 Drawing II............... 5.00
FA 2200 Painting II.............. 5.00
FA 2400 Visual Studies........... 5.00
FA 2500 Sculpture II............ 40.00
FA 2600 Art History I Survey..... 2.00
FA 2610 Art History II Survey.... 2.00
FA 3000 Intermediate Drawing..... 5.00
FA 3020 Intermediate Life Drawing ... 5.00
FA 3110 Imaging & Identity...... 45.00
FA 3180 Photo Criticism ......... 2.00
FA 3150 Photography I .......... 45.00
FA 3190 Photography II.......... 45.00
FA 3200 Intermediate Painting.... 5.00
FA 3210 Intermediate Painting ... 5.00
FA3220IntermediateWatercolor .... 5.00
FA 3500 Sculpture III........... 40.00
FA 3510 Sculpture III .......... 40.00
FA 3630 History of Photography... 2.00
FA 3642 Topics: Save Outdoor
Sculpture...................... 2.00
FA 3645 Topics: Enhancing
Art Experience................. 2.00
FA 4000 Advanced Drawing ........ 5.00
FA 4020 Advanced Life Drawing ... 5.00
FA 4140 Topics in Photography... 45.00
FA 4150 Photography III......... 45.00
FA 4190 Photography IV.......... 45.00
FA 4200 Advanced Painting ....... 5.00
FA 4210 Advanced Painting ....... 5.00
FA 4220 Advanced Watercolor...... 5.00
FA 4500 Sculpture IV ........... 40.00
FA 4510 Sculpture IV............ 40.00
FA 4524/5524 Top '.s in Art History... 2.00
FA 4650 Nineteent.. Century Art.. 2.00
FA 4660/5660 20th Century Art ... 2.00
FA 4690 Renaissance Art ......... 2.00
FA 4790/5790 Methods in
Art History.................... 2.00
FA 4800 Art Seminar ............. 5.00
FA 5000 Graduate Drawing......... 5.00
FA 5020 Graduate Life Drawing ... 5.00
FA 5190 Photography V........... 45.00
FA 5200 Graduate Painting ....... 5.00
FA 5210 Graduate Painting ....... 5.00
FA 5220 Graduate Watercolor...... 5.00
FA 5500 Graduate Sculpture....... 40.00
FA 5510 Graduate Sculpture ...... 40.00
FA 5650 Nineteenth Century Art... 2.00
Music
Facilities Fee for all music majors . $30.00 Non-majors are assessed this fee for the
following courses:
MUS 2470 Music on the
Personal Computer............ $30.00
MUS 2560 Music Technology II..... $30.00
MUS 3540 Rec. Studio Maint.
& Calibration................ $30.00
MUS 3820 Digital Music
Techniques................... $30.00
MUS 4506 Audio Sweetening Lab .. $30.00 MUS 4510 Music Engineering I Lab. $30.00 MUS 4570/5570 Music Engineering II ................. $30.00
Engineering Studio Materials Fee
MUS 2520 Music Technology II Lab... 7.00 MUS 3540 Rec. Studio Maint
& Calibration.................. 7.00
MUS 4506 Audio Sweetening Lab.... 7.00
MUS 4510 Music Engineering I Lab ... 7.00 MUS 4530/5530 Music Engineering II Lab ............... 7.00
Performance Music
PMUS 1023 Piano Class I, II, III, IV . $30.00 PMUS 1033 Piano Class:
Piano Majors................. $30.00
Physics ......................... 10.00
Laboratory courses in Physics require a student fee to cover expendable items.
Theatre Course Materials Fee
THTR1001 Intro to Theatre......... 7.00
THTR1111 Sources of Creativity ... 7.00
THTR 2520 Voice and Diction...... 7.00
THTR 2530 Acting 1................ 7.00
THTR 2531 Acting I................ 7.00
THTR 2610 Survey of Dramatic Lit. . .. 7.00 THTR 2712 Technical Production I ... 7.00 THTR 2713 Theatrical Design,
Asthetics, and Production II... 7.00
THTR 3510 Oral Interpretation
of Poetry ..................... 7.00
THTR 3520 Stage Accents
and Movement................... 7.00
THTR 3530 Acting II............... 7.00
THTR 3540 Directing I ............ 7.00
THTR 3560 Topics: Performance Art. 7.00
THTR 3610 History of Theatre ..... 7.00
THTR 3611 Drama of Diversity..... 7.00
THTR 4530 Acting III.............. 7.00
THTR 4540/5540 Director II ....... 7.00
THTR 4550 Playwriting............. 7.00
THTR 4570/5570 Creative Drama.... 7.00
THTR 4610/5610 Drama Theory
and Criticism ................. 7.00
THTR 4760 Topics in Design ....... 7.00
THTR 5550 Playwriting............. 7.00
Residency Classification for Tuition Purposes
Tuition classification is governed by Colorado statutes that apply to all state-funded institutions in Colorado. Institutions are bound by the provisions of this statute and are not free to make exceptions to the rules set forth.
Students are initially classified as instate or out-of-state for tuition purposes at the time of application. The classification is based upon information furnished by the student and from other relevant sources. After the student’s status is determined, it remains unchanged in the absence of satisfactory evidence to the contrary.
Once a student is classified as a nonresident for tuition purposes, the student must petition for a change in classification. Petitions must be submitted NO LATER THAN THE FIRST OFFICIAL DAY OF CLASSES of the term for which the student wishes to be classified as a resident. It is preferred that petitions be received 30 days prior to the beginning of the term. Late petitions will not be considered until the next semester. Specific information may be obtained from the Office of Admissions.
The final decision regarding tuition status rests with the University. Questions regarding residence (tuition) status should be referred only to the Tuition Classification Officer. Opinions of other persons are not official or binding upon the University. Additional information is available in the brochure, Classification of Students for Tuition Purposes, which may be obtained from the Admissions Office.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
The statute provides that an in-state student is one who has been a legal domiciliary of Colorado for one year or more immediately preceding the beginning of the term for which the in-state classification is being sought. Persons over 23 years of age or who are emancipated establish their own legal domicile. Those who are under 23 years of age and unemancipated assume the domicile of their parent or court-appointed legal guardian. An unemancipated minor’s parent must, therefore, have a legal domicile in Colorado for one year or more before the minor may be classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes.
ESTABLISHING DOMICILE
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one’s true, fixed, and permanent home and place of habitation. The tuition statute places the burden of establishing a Colorado domicile on the person seeking to establish the domicile. The question of intent is one of documentable fact and needs to be shown by substantial connections with the state sufficient to evidence such intent. Legal domicile in Colorado for tuition purposes begins the day after connections with Colorado are made sufficient to evidence one’s intent. The most common ties with the state are
(1) change of driver’s license to Colorado;
(2) change of automobile registration to Colorado; (3) Colorado voter registration; (4) permanent employment in Colorado; and most important, (5) payment of state income taxes as a resident by one whose income is sufficient to be taxed. Caution: payment or filing of back taxes in no way serves to establish legal domicile retroactive to the time filed. In order to qualify for in-state tuition for a given term, the 12-month waiting period (which begins when the legal domicile is established) must be over by the first day of classes for the term in question. If one’s 12-month waiting period expires during the semester, instate tuition cannot be granted until the next semester.
Resident Tuition for Active Duty Military Personnel
The Colorado Legislature approved resident tuition for active duty military personnel on permanent duty assignment in Colorado and for their dependents. ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MUST BE CERTIFIED EACH TERM. Students obtain a completed verification form from the base education officer, and submit the form with their military ID to the Records Office after they have registered, but before the end of the drop/add period. At the time the verification form is certified in the Records Office, the student’s bill will be adjusted to reflect the resident tuition rate. Students who have been certified remain classified as non-residents for tuition purposes and must petition to change their status once they establish permanent ties to Colorado.
Tuition Appeals
Exceptions to financial obligations incurred will be reviewed by the Tuition Appeals Committee. The Committee will only consider appeals when a student has been medically disabled, has experienced a death in the family, or has a change in employment hours or location beyond the student’s control. Documentation of
these conditions will be required. Exceptions will not be considered for a student’s failure to comply with published deadlines, or changes in employment under the student’s control.
Please note: tuition appeals must be filed within four months of the end of the term for which the appeal is filed. The Tuition Appeals office is located in the CU-Denver Building, 1250 14th Street,
Suite 100, (303) 556-2324.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
An orientation program for all new students is held at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, prior to the first day of classes. The orientation program provides information to new students about some of the activities and services available at CU-Denver. Information on the registration process and degree requirements is also provided. Academic orientation advising sessions are held during the term, and before registration for the next term. Dates and times of new student orientations are published in the Schedule of Courses.
FINANCIAL AID
Director Ellie Miller Office: NC 1030 Telephone: (303) 556-2886 E-mail Address:
finaid@carbon.cudenver.edu World Wide Web Address:
http://finaid.cudenver.edu/htm
The Office of Financial Aid offers over $30 million in financial aid awards to qualified students each year. If the student’s financial aid application materials are received before the March 31 priority date, then the student is considered for a package of need-based grant, work-study (part-time employment) and/or long-term loan funds. If the financial aid application materials are received after the March 31 priority date, then the student is usually considered only for a Federal Pell Grant and for outside student loans (Federal Stafford Loan or Federal Parents Loan).
Applicants for Colorado Graduate Fellowship, Colorado Deans Scholars award, and Colorado Regents Scholars award are subject to different deadlines and are reviewed by other CU-Denver departments (the Graduate Programs, undergraduate deans’ offices, and the Office of Admissions, respectively).
All other applicants for financial aid are notified of their award status in writing by the Office of Financial Aid.
Eligibility
Each student must qualify for CU-Denver financial aid as follows:
1. Be a U.S. citizen or be admitted to the U.S. by the INS on a permanent basis.
2. Be classified as a degree-seeking student by the CU-Denver Office of Admissions. Teacher certification students are eligible to apply for financial aid and are considered as undergraduate students according to federal guidelines.
3. Be enrolled for a minimum number of credits as specified on the financial aid award letter and/or student loan planning letter.
4. Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined for the financial aid programs.
5. Apply for financial aid by submitting all of the required documentation. The need analysis form is required for all programs except the Colorado Graduate Fellowship, Colorado Scholars award, Colorado Deans Scholars award, Colorado Regents Scholars award, and the Emergency Student Loan Program.
6. Be classified as a resident for tuition purposes for the following programs: Colorado Student Grant, Colorado Student Incentive Grant, Colorado Graduate Grant, Colorado Work-Study, Colorado Regents Scholars award, Colorado Deans Scholars award, and Colorado Scholars award.
7. Not be in default on any student loan or owe a refund on any educational grant.
8. Be registered for the draft or be enlisted in the armed forces if required by Selective Service.
Application
Each applicant must complete the financial aid application materials for submission to the Office of Financial Aid. Complete information must be available to the office before eligibility can be determined.
Limited Funds-The majority of general financial aid funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students who document significant financial need and who complete their application materials in the Office of Financial Aid by the March 31 priority date. Application completion is defined as having all of the required documents and the results of the need analysis (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) into the Office of Financial Aid. General financial aid is awarded to needy students who meet the priority date until all of the funds are committed for the year. If the file is completed after March 31, then awards


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will probably be limited to Federal Pell Grant (for needy first undergraduate students only) and /or outside student loans (Federal Stafford Loan or Federal Parents Loan). Application for financial aid must be made each year; application materials are available in January of each year.
It is the student’s responsibility to be sure application materials are complete. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for application forms and complete details. All financial aid policies and procedures are subject to change due to revisions in federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines.
Qualification
Financial Need-Most financial aid awards are based on the concept of financial need. Financial need is calculated as: cost of attendance (tuition, fees, books, living expenses) minus family contribution (student/spouse contribution and parents’ contribution for dependent students).
The cost of attendance is the estimated cost to attend CU-Denver, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses. The Office of Financial Aid determines standard budgets based upon average tuition and fees charged and other budget items established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.
For 1996-97, the following monthly budgets were used for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses: $550 for students living at home with parents; $890 for students not living with parents. Resident tuition and fees for a full-time student were approximately $1,080 per semester and non-resident tuition and fees were approximately $5,150 per semester. These amounts will probably increase by approximately 3% for the 1997-98 school year.
Independent Student-The federal government provides specific guidelines that define a self-supporting student for financial aid purposes. If a student is classified as self-supporting, then the student’s parental information is not considered when the calculation of family contribution is made. For 1997-98, a self-supporting student is one who is 24 years old (born before 1/1/74) or one who meets one of the following conditions:
1. Graduate student
2. Married student
3. Student with legal dependents other
than a spouse
4. Veteran of the U.S. armed forces
5. Orphan or ward of the court
These conditions may be appealed
to the Office of Financial Aid if unusual circumstances exist. Contact the office for appeal guidelines.
If the student/spouse contribution plus the parents’ contribution is equal to or greater than the cost of attendance, then the student will not qualify for need-based financial aid.
The contributions from the student/ spouse and from the parents are calculated by a standardized formula that is required by federal law. The formula considers income, savings and other assets, family size, number of children in postsecondary school, and other factors. Students may appeal for special consideration if they are experiencing unusual circumstances. Financial aid is intended to supplement and not replace financial contributions from the student and parents.
Course Loads-General financial aid undergraduate recipients usually must enroll for at least 12 credits per semester, and graduate students usually must enroll for at least 5 credits per semester. Federal Stafford Loan recipients must carry at least a half-time credit load (6 hours for undergraduates per semester and 3 hours for graduates per semester). For deferment of student loans, please refer to the Schedule of Courses each term for specific information. Higher or lower minimums may be required for individual awards (please check award letter and/or student loan planning letter for the exact number of credits required).
Satisfactory Academ ic Progress -CU-Denver students must make satisfactory academic progress as defined by the Office of Financial Aid in order to be eligible and remain eligible for financial aid. Students should review the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid, available in the Office of Financial Aid.
Non-Degree Students-Non-degree students are eligible to be considered only for the Advantage Scholarship Program. Please refer to separate brochure for application procedures. Teacher certification students may apply for financial aid and are considered as undergraduate students for financial aid purposes.
Residency Status-A student is required to be a resident of Colorado for a full year before the Office of Admissions can consider classification as a resident for tuition purposes. Non-resident students are encouraged to obtain additional information from the Office of Admissions
about appealing for resident status. As a resident, a student is eligible for the State of Colorado financial aid programs, and tuition is significantly less than for non-resident.
Refunds and Repayments -Any refund of tuition and fees resulting from withdrawal or reclassification of tuition status must be applied to the recipient’s financial aid awards before any payment is made to the student. Students may also be expected to repay a portion of their financial aid awards if they withdraw from CU-Denver.
The institution must determine the refund policy which provides the largest refund to a recipient of Title IV financial aid funds (Federal Stafford Loan, Federal PLUS Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Program, Federal College Work Study and/or State Student Incentive Grant). In addition to the institution’s refund policy, one of two federal refund policies must also be applied.
Federal Pro Rata Refund Policy-This federal policy is applicable to Title IV recipients who are attending CU-Denver for the first time and withdraw in the first term of attendance.
Federal Refund Policy-This federal policy is applicable to Title IV recipients who do not meet the criteria for a Federal Pro Rata Refund.
The larger refund between the institutional policy and the applicable federal policy is implemented. Once the refund is determined, it must then be returned to the financial aid programs that the student received (excluding the Federal and State College Work Study Programs). Refunds are allocated to financial assistance programs up to the amount the student received before any funds are returned to the student.
Repayments -Financial aid recipients can receive assistance for non-institu-tional costs, such as living expenses, as well as for institutional charges. When a student withdraws, the institution must determine if the disbursement the student received for non-institutional costs exceeds the amount of living expenses incurred. If the institution determines that the student was overpaid, then the student will be required to repay a portion of his or her non-institutional financial aid (excluding Federal/State College Work Study, Federal Stafford Loans, and Federal PLUS Loans).
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Repayment Policy from the Office of Financial Aid.
Appeals-Students may appeal all decisions of the Office of Financial Aid by completing a Request for Review form and submitting it to the office. Appeals are considered within three weeks and a written response is mailed to the student.
Reapply Each Year- Financial aid awards are not automatically renewed each year. Students must reapply and meet priority dates each year. Application materials for the next summer term are available beginning January 1.
Award
Students are notified in writing of their financial aid eligibility approximately 8-12 weeks after all application materials have been received in the Office of Financial Aid. If awarded, an award letter is mailed to the student; it includes the types and amounts of aid awarded and the minimum number of credit hours required each term. A student loan planning letter is mailed to the student after the outside student loan application^) have been processed.
Grants and Loans
The following aid programs are funded by the federal government:
1. Federal Pell Grant-Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant is determined before any other aid is awarded. Awards are defined by a strict need-based formula provided by the federal government, and award amounts vary depending upon amount of financial need, enrollment status, residency status, and whether the student is living with parents. Students are eligible for Federal Pell Grant consideration if they have not received their first baccalaureate degree by June 1 of the award year.
2. Outside Student Loans-Eligibility for all other types of assistance should be determined prior to applying for outside student loans. The subsidized Federal Stafford Loan program requires that students show financial need in order to qualify. Interest on the subsidized loan is paid for the student by the federal government as long as the student remains enrolled at least half-time and for a six-month grace period after dropping below half-time enrollment. The unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan program does not require the student to document financial need. Eligibility is calculated as the cost of attendance minus other financial aid awarded.
Interest is not paid by the federal government for the unsubsidized program, and the student may elect to pay the interest currently or to allow the interest to be added to the total loan amount. Interest rates for the Federal Stafford Loan programs are variable, based upon the 91-day T-bill, and are capped at 8.25%. Parents of dependent students are eligible to borrow under the Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students program (PLUS).
The PLUS program is unsubsidized, and interest payments become the responsibility of the borrower at the time of disbursement. The interest rate varies on the PLUS program, depending upon the current Treasury bill rates, and the interest rate is capped at 9%.
3. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)-This is a need-based grant program for students who have not yet obtained a baccalaureate degree. Students must be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant to be considered for SEOG.
4. Federal Perkins Loan -This need-based loan program, with an interest rate currently at 5%, is based at CU-Denver. No repayment of interest or principal is due until six or nine months (time period differs depending upon when student first received Perkins Loan) after the student ceases to be enrolled at least half-time.
5. Federal College Worfc-S/udy-Work-study is a need-based program that allows students to work on a part-time basis on campus or off campus at non-profit agencies to help meet their educational costs.
The State of Colorado funds the
following programs:
1. Colorado Student Grant-A. need-based grant for resident undergraduate students.
2. Colorado Student Incentive Grant-A need-based grant for resident undergraduates who have not yet obtained a bachelor’s degree. This grant is funded 50% by the federal government and 50% by the State of Colorado.
3. Colorado Graduate Grant-A need-based grant for resident graduate students.
4. Colorado Work-Study-A program similar to the College Work-Study program but limited to resident undergraduate students.
Scholarships
Following is a list of the major scholarships that are offered at CU-Denver.
The following programs are funded by the State of Colorado:
1. Regents Scholars award is offered to qualified new freshmen and transfer students by the Office of Admissions. New students will automatically be considered for this program.
2. Colorado Scholars award is for undergraduate resident students who have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.2 for a minimum of 12 CU credit hours. The deadline for applying is March 31. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for application procedures.
3. Deans Scholars award is awarded by undergraduate deans’ offices. Contact appropriate dean’s office for more information.
The following programs are funded by CU-Denver:
1. Advantage Scholarship is for minority and/or first generation college students who meet the specified income guidelines. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for applications.
2. Nelson/Running Wolf Scholarship funds are available for needy American Indian students. Contact the Office of American Indian Student Services (303) [556-2860] for more information.
3. Ahlin Fund assistance is available for mobility-impaired students.
Contact Student Retention Services (303) [556-2324] for applications.
Other scholarship information is available from the Office of Financial Aid, the Auraria Library Scholarship InfoBank in the reference section, and the Student Advocacy Center.
Other Sources of Financial Aid. There are several other sources of financial aid for students. Employment opportunities are listed in the Student Employment Office, the Career Resource Center, and the Center for Internships and Cooperative Education. Students who participate in CMEA/MESA, the Pre-Collegiate Development Program, the Minority Scholars Program, or CU-Succeed are automatically considered for Challenge Scholarships. Graduate students should inquire about additional types of financial aid through their academic departments. Students should be aware that Emergency Student Loans are available through the Bursar’s Office. American Indian students should request information about Bureau of Indian Affairs or tribal scholarships from the Office of Financial Aid.


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REGISTRATION
Students should review the sections of this catalog that describe in detail the academic programs available at CU-Denver.
Undergraduate students should contact their schools or college to arrange for an advising appointment prior to registration. Graduate students should contact their respective graduate program for assistance.
ASchedule of Courses is published and available every semester prior to registration. The Schedule of Courses is available from the Office of Records and Registration. CU-Denver students register for
courses through the Voice Response (VR) Registration system from any touch-tone telephone. Specific instructions are included in the Schedule of Courses. Students will be sent an Invitation to Register that includes registration information and a registration time assignment. Registration is by time assignment only, and students may register at or after their assigned time.
Add/Drop
Specific add/drop deadlines are announced in each semester’s Schedule of Courses.
1. Students may add courses to their original registration during the first 12 (eight in the summer) days of full-term classes, provided there is space available.
2. Students may drop courses without approvals during the first 12 days of the fall or spring semester (the first eight days of the summer session). Tuition will not be charged. No record of the dropped course will appear on the student’s permanent record.
3. After the 12th day of a fall or spring semester (eighth day of the summer session), the instructor’s signature
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER CORE CURRICULUM
The faculty of the colleges of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts established a core curriculum for all undergraduate students. It is the objective of the CU-Denver core curriculum to provide all baccalaureate students with basic intellectual competencies in mathematics, reading, writing, oral communication, information literacy, and critical thinking. Furthermore, the core curriculum
promotes an awareness of multicultural diversity.
Campus Core College of Business College of Liberal Arts & Sciences College of Engineering
Intellectual Competencies’ A. English Composition/Oral 9 semester hours from the SAME AS CAMPUS CORE 9 semester hours from the
Communication-9 semester hours from the following courses: following courses: following courses:
ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I, and CMMU 2101-3 Speech Mkg. CMMU 2101-3 Speech Mkg.
and and and
ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I, ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I,
or and either and either
‘CMMU/ENGL/TC 3154-3 Techn Wtg, ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II
and one of the following: or or
CMMU 2101-3 Speech Mkg *CMMU 3154-3 Techn Wtg ‘ENGL 3154-3 Techn Wtg ‘ENGL 3154-3 Techn Wtg
ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 2154-3 Intro to Crtv Wtg ENGL 3001-3 Critical Wtg ENGL 3084-3 Adv Comp ENGL 3170-3 Business Wtg ENGL 4190-3 ST: Rhet&Wtg ‘NOTE: ENGL 3154, T C 3154 &
*TC 3154-3 Techn Wtg CMMU 3154 are equivalent
B. Mathematics-3 semester hours MATH 1070-3 Any math course or a Completed by fulfilling
passing mark on the Math Proficiency exam major requirements.
Knowledge Areas A. Natural & Physical Sciences- SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 Completed by fulfilling
8 semester hours from the following courses: BIOL 1550-4 Basic Biology I BIOL 1560-4 Basic Biology II CHEM 1450-4 Real World Chem I CHEM 1460-4 Real World Chem 11 ENVS 1042-4 Intro to Env. Sci major requirements.
GEOL1072-4 Phys Geology I GEOL 1082-4 Phys Geology 11 PHYS 1000-4 Intro to Physics PHYS 1052-4 Astronomy


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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER CORE CURRICULUM (Continued)
Campus Core College of Business Knowledge Areas (continued) College of Liberal Arts & Sciences College of Engineering
B. Behavioral Sciences/Social Sciences-9 semester hours from the following courses: At least 3 of the hours must be
completed in courses from the Behavioral Sciences course list, and 3 of the hours completed from the Social Sciences
course list. The remaining 3 hours can be from either Behavioral Sciences or Social Sciences.
Behavioral Sciences Courses: Students must complete SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 3 semester hours from the
ANTH 1031-3 Biol & Cult Evol PSY 1000-3 or Campus Core Behavioral
ANTH 2102-3 Cult & Hum Exp PSY 1005-3 CMMU 1011-3 Fund of Comm CMMU 1021-3 Fund Mass Comm PSY 1000-3 Intro to Psych I PSY 1005-3 Intro to Psych II Sciences course list.
Social Science Courses: Students must complete SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 6 semester hours in the same
ECON 2012-3 Macroeconomics ECON 2012-3 and Social Sciences discipline, selected
ECON 2022-3 Microeconomics ECON 2022-3 from the following courses:
GEOG 1102-3 World Reg Geog ECON 2012-3 and
GEOG 2202-3 Natural Hazards ECON 2022-3
P SC 1001-3 Intro to Pol Sci or
P SC 1101-3 Am Political Sys PSC 1001-3 and
SOC 1101-3 Intro to Sociology P SC 1101-3
SOC 2462-3Intro to Soc Psych or SOC 1001-3 and SOC 2462-3
C. Humanities-6 semester hours SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 6 semester hours from the same
from the following courses: Humanities discipline, selected
HIST 1381-3 Div Paths to Pr I from the following courses:
HIST 1382-3 Div Paths to Pr II ENGL 1601-3 and
ENGL 2550-3 Masterp. of Lit 1 ENGL 2550-3
ENGL 1601-3 Telling Tales or
PHIL 1012-3 Intro Philosphy HIST 1381-3 and
PHIL 1020-3 Intro Ethics & Soc HIST 1382-3
RUSS 1000-3 Russ/Rsn:Life/CuIt/Art or PHIL 1012-3 and PHIL 1020-3
D. Arts-3 semester hours from the SAME AS CAMPUS CORE following courses: ARTS 1000-3 Arts in Our Time FA 1001-3 Intro to Art MUS1001-3 Music Appreciation THTR1001-3 Intro to Theatre SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 SAME AS CAMPUS CORE
E. Multicultural Diversity-3 semester SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 3 semester hours from the
hours from the following courses: following list in the same
ANTH 3142-3 Cult Div in Mod W discipline chosen to meet the
ANTH 4200-3 Gender Cr Cult Cntx Social Science or Humanities
CMMU 3271-3 Comm & Diversity core curriculum requirement:
ECON 3100-3 Econ of Race & Gndr ENGL/ETST 3794-3 Ethnic Diversity ECON 3100-3
in American Literature ENGL 3794-3
ENGR 3400-3 Technology & Culture HIST 3345-3
ETST 3704-3 Culture, Racism & Alienation HIST 3345-3
FA 3110-3 Imaging and Identity PHIL 3500-3
HIST 3345-3 Immigration & Ethnicity PSC 3034-3
MGMT 4100-3 Mngng Cultural Diversity PSC 3035-3
MUS 3110-3 Soc & Pol Implctn Mus SOC 3020-3
MUS 3111-3 The Amer Voice Revisited or
PHIL 3500-3 Ideology & Culture P SC 3034-3 Race, Gendr, Law P SC 3035-3 Pol. Move: Race/Gndr PSY 4485-3 Psych of Cult Divers SOC 3020-3 Race and Ethn in US THTR 3611-3 Drama of Diversity 1. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher. ENGR 3400-3
2. CLAS students are exempt from the Knowledge Area Courses in the CU-Denver Core Curriculum defined by their major. 10/96


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is required for all drops. The instructor’s signature and dean’s signature are required for all adds.
4. After the tenth week of the fall and spring semesters (the fifth week for summer session) any schedule adjustments require a petition and special approval from the dean’s office.
5. Dropping all courses after the 12th day (eighth in the summer) requires an official withdrawal from the term.
No tuition refunds are available. Deadlines for module courses and intensive courses are published in the Schedule of Courses each term.
Auditing Courses
To qualify as an auditor for fall or spring semester, a student must be 21 years of age or older or approved by the Registrar. Auditors may not be registered for any other University of Colorado courses during the time they are auditing and are not eligible to audit courses if they are under suspension from the University or have outstanding financial obligations to the University. The Records Office does not keep any record of courses audited; therefore, credit for these courses cannot be established. Auditors may attend as many courses as they wish (except those courses with laboratories or where special equipment is used), provided they have received permission from each instructor.
An auditor’s card is issued after classes begin. This card should be presented to the instructor when requesting permission to attend a class. Auditors, whether resident or nonresident, pay resident tuition for the audited courses during the fall or spring semester for class instruction and library privileges only. Auditors do not receive student parking privileges, and are not eligible for other student services.
For more information, contact the Bursar’s Office.
Senior citizens (aged 60 and over) may audit classes at no charge. Contact the Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs at 125014th Street, (303) 556-8427.
Correspondence Study
Correspondence courses are offered by the CU-Boulder Division of Continuing Education. Acceptability toward a degree program should be sought from the student’s degree advisor prior to registration.
Course Load/Restrictions
In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 semester hours (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean of their college or school. Students should petition their academic dean. Consult the individual college or school for specific guidelines as to course load restrictions.
Credit By Examination
Degree students may take examinations for credit. To qualify for an examination, the student must be formally working toward a degree at CU-Denver, have a grade-point average of at least 2.0, and be currently registered. Examinations are arranged through the Records Office, and a non-refundable fee is charged. Students should contact their degree advising office for credit applicability and approval.
No Credit
Students may register for a course on a no-credit basis with the consent of their instructor and the dean of their school or college. Students enrolling for no credit are required to pay regular tuition. File the no-credit form in the Records Office before the end of the drop/add period. Students who register for a course on a no-credit basis may not later decide that they want a letter grade.
Definition of Full-Time and Half-Time Status
Individual students receiving financial aid may be required to complete hours in addition to those listed below. The exact requirements for financial aid will be listed in the student’s financial aid award letter.
FALL AND SPRING:
Undergraduates and non-degree graduate students:
Full-time .... 12 or more semester hours Half-time....6 or more semester hours
Graduate degree students:
Full-time:
5 or more hours
0 hours as candidate for degree
1 or more hours of thesis (not master’s reports or thesis preparation)
Half-time:
3 or more hours
SUMMER (TEN-WEEK TERM):
Undergraduates and non-degree graduate students:
Full-time......8 or more semester hours
Half-time......4 or more semester hours
Graduate degree students:
Full-time:
3 or more hours
0 hours as candidate for degree
1 or more hours of thesis (not master’s reports or thesis preparation)
Half-time:
2 or more hours
3 or more hours of mixed-level classes
Classification Notes:
Enrollment verification including full-time/half-time attendance can be certified after the drop/add period.
Hours for calculating full-time/half-time attendance do not include interinstitu-tional hours, nor do they include hours on another CU campus, unless the student is enrolled through concurrent registration.
Students receiving veterans benefits should contact the Veterans Affairs coordinator for definition of full-time status for summer sessions.
Individual exceptions to the minimum graduate course load levels are considered for financial aid purposes by the Financial Aid Committee. Students must file a written appeal with the Office of Financial Aid.
Pass/Fail Procedure
1. Students who wish to register for a course on a pass/fail basis must do so during the drop/add period. Changes to or from a pass/fail basis may be made only during the regular drop/add period.
2. Up to 16 semester hours of regular course work may be taken on a pass/ fail basis and credited toward the bachelor’s degree. Only 6 hours of course work may be taken pass/fail in any given semester. [Note: Individual schools and colleges may have additional restrictions as to pass/fail credits. See the accompanying chart for an overview.]
3. Instructors will not be informed of pass/fail registration. All students who register for a pass/fail appear on the regular class roster, and a normal letter grade is assigned by the professor.
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a pass/fail designation are automatically converted by the grade application system. Grades of D- and above convert to grades of P. Courses taken pass/fail will be included in hours toward graduation. Pass grades are not included in a student’s grade-point average. An F grade in a course taken pass/fail will be included in the grade-point average.
4. Pass/fail registration records are maintained by the Records Office.
5. Exceptions to the pass/fail regulations are permitted for specified courses offered by the School of Education, the Division of Extended Studies, and Study Abroad Programs.
6. Graduate degree students can exercise the P/Foption for undergraduate courses only. A grade of P will not be acceptable for graduate credit to satisfy any Graduate School requirement.
7. Students who register for a course on
a pass/fail basis may not later decide to receive a letter grade. Each school and college limits the hours and courses for which students may register on a pass/fail basis.
Please note: many other institutions will
not accept a P grade for transfer credit.
SHORTTERM COURSES
Courses are also offered in five-week modules, in special weekend courses, and in seminars. Topics in Science modular courses are self-contained units designed to cover specific problems or issues in science. Students should contact the college/school office for information on short-term courses offered each semester.
Other Registrations
CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT
Degree-seeking students who wish to attend two University of Colorado campuses concurrently must contact their school or college on their home campus.
A degree student registered on the Denver campus may take up to two courses or 6 semester credit hours (whichever is greater) on another CU campus if:
1. The student obtains a Concurrent Registration form from the office of the academic deem or the Records Office.
2. The course is a required course for the student’s degree (not an elective) and not offered at CU-Denver.
3. The student obtains approval from the academic dean.
4. There is space available at the other (host) campus.
5. The student pays tuition at CU-Denver (home) campus at CU-Denver rates.
6. The home campus school or college arranges for space in the host campus classes.
7. The concurrent request is processed before the end of the drop/add period on both the host and home campuses. Students may not register for an independent study course through concurrent registration. Students may not take courses pass/fail or for no credit through concurrent registration.
To drop a concurrent course during the host campus drop/add period, arrange the drop at the home campus Records Office. To drop a concurrent course after the end of the host campus drop/add deadline, drop the course at the host campus Records Office.
INTERINSTITUTIONAL
REGISTRATION
CU-Denver degree students may enroll in courses offered by the Community College of Denver, Front Range Community College, and Red Rocks Community College. Students must be enrolled at CU-Denver for at least one course during the semester or summer session to be eligible to register interinstitutionally. Registration is on a space available basis. Interin-stitutional courses are evaluated for transfer credit and are not included in a CU-Denver student’s grade-point average.
POOLED COURSES AT METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER
Certain courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been pooled with similar courses at Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD). CU-Denver undergraduate students may register for any of the pooled courses listed in the CU-Denver Schedule of Courses. Listed below are restrictions that apply to the pooled courses:
1. CU-Denver graduate students are not eligible to register for MSCD pooled courses.
2. MSCD courses will not be included in the University of Colorado grade-point average. MSCD courses will appear on the University of Colorado transcript and will count in the hours toward graduation.
3. MSCD courses cannot be used to meet specific course requirements toward the major without prior written approval of the student’s dean.
4. CU-Denver students who wish to take non-pooled MSCD classes must apply directly as a non-degree student to
PASS/FAIL OPTION RESTRICTIONS
College General 16 Hours Maximum Transfer Students
Business and Administration Only non-business electives may be taken pass/fail Only 6 semester hours may be taken pass/fail Only 6 semester hours may be taken pass/fail
Engineering and Applied Science Required courses may not be taken pass/fail. Upper division humanities and social sciences electives are acceptable; otherwise, major department approval is required Includes courses taken in the honors program
Liberal Arts and Sciences May be restricted in certain majors; not included in 30 hours of C or better work required for major. No more than 6 hours P/F any semester Does not include courses taken in honors, physical education, cooperative education, and certain teacher certification courses; also does not include ENGL 1000 Proficiency Test or MATH 1000 Test College requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of courses with letter grades


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MSCD, and pay tuition and fees to MSCD. Non-pooled classes will not appear on the University of Colorado transcript and will not be used in determining course loads for financial aid eligibility. Students may request an MSCD transcript to be sent to CU-Denver at the end of the term to determine if credit can be transferred.
5. MSCD common pool courses will not satisfy residence requirements at CU-Denver. The last 30 semester hours applied toward the baccalaureate degree must be taken in residence
at CU-Denver.
6. CU-Denver students taking MSCD common pool courses are subject to the MSCD grading policy and student code of conduct.
Withdrawal from the University
To withdraw from the University of Colorado at Denver, students must drop all courses for the semester. During the first twelve days of the semester (eight days for the summer) students must use the telephone registration system to drop courses. Consult the Schedule of Courses for information on using the telephone registration system. Courses dropped during this period are not recorded on the student’s permanent record.
After the twelfth day of the semester (eighth day in the summer), through the tenth week (seventh week for summer), students must submit a withdrawal form with the instructor’s approval. Courses dropped during this period will be recorded on the student’s permanent record with a grade of UW”.
Students seeking to withdraw after the tenth week (seventh week for summer) must petition the associate dean of their school or college.
A student who stops attending classes without officially withdrawing from the University will receive grades of “F’ for all course work during that term.
Deadlines for dropping module and intensive courses appear in the Schedule of Courses.
ACADEMIC POLICIES AND REGULATIONS
Student Classification
Students are classified according to the number of semester hours passed: Freshman 0-29 hours
Sophomore 30-59 hours
Junior 60-89 hours
Senior 90+ hours
All transfer students will be classified on the same basis according to their hours of credit accepted by the University of Colorado.
Grading System and Policies
The following grading system and policies have been standardized for all academic units of the University.
GRADE SYMBOLS
The instructor is responsible for whatever grade symbol (A, B, C, D,F, IF, IW, or IP) is to be assigned. Special symbols (NC, W, and ***) are indications of registration or grade status and are not assigned by the instructor. Pass/fail designations are not assigned by the instructor but are automatically converted by the grade application system, explained under Pass/Fail Procedure.
Standard Grades Quality Points
A = superior/excellent 4.0
A(-) = 3.7
B(+) = 3.3
B = good/better than average 3.0
B(-) = 2.7
C(+) = 2.3
C = competent/average 2.0
C(-) = 1.7
D(+) = 1.3
D = minimum passing 1.0
D(-) = 0.7
F = failing 0.0
Instructors may, at their discretion, use the PLUS/M1NUS system, but are not required to do so.
IF-incomplete-changed to an Fif not completed within one year.
IW-incomplete-changed to a IVif not completed within one year.
IP-in progress - thesis at the graduate level only.
P/F-pass/fail-P grade is not included in the grade-point average; the Fgrade is included; up to 16 hours of pass/fail course work may be credited toward a bachelor’s degree.
H/P/F-honors/pass/fail - intended for honors courses; credit hours count toward the degree but are not included in the grade-point average.
/VC indicates registration on a no-credit basis.
(Vindicates withdrawal without credit.
*** indicates the final grade roster was not received by the time grades were processed.
EXPLANATION OF IF AND IW
An IFor IW is an incomplete grade. Policies with respect to IF/IW grades are
available in the individual college and school dean’s offices. Use of the IF or IW is at the option of the course instructor and/or the academic dean’s office.
An 7F or IW is given only when students, for reasons beyond their control, have been unable to complete course requirements. A substantial amount of work must have been satisfactorily completed before approval for such a grade is given.
The instructor who assigns an IF or /(Vsets the conditions under which the course work can be completed and the time limit for its completion. The student is expected to complete the requirements within the established deadline and not retake the entire course.
It is the instructor’s and/or the student’s decision whether a course should be retaken. If a course is retaken, it must be completed on the Denver campus or in Denver Extended Studies classes. The student must re-register for the course and pay the appropriate tuition.
The final grade (earned by completing the course requirements or by retaking the course) does not result in deletion of the IF or IW from the transcript. A second entry is posted on the transcript to show the final grade for the course.
At the end of one year, /Fand IW grades for courses that are not completed or repeated are changed to an For W, respectively.
Good Academic Standing
Good academic standing requires a minimum grade-point average that is determined by the student’s school or college. Grades earned at another institution are not used in calculating the grade-point average at the University of Colorado.
Degree students should consult the academic standards section of this catalog for their degree program requirements.
Continuation as a non-degree student is contingent upon maintaining an overall grade-point average of 2.0 upon completion of 12 or more semester hours.
Failure to maintain the required average will result in a non-degree student being suspended. The suspension is for an indefinite period of time and becomes part of the student’s permanent record at the University. While under suspension, enrollment at the University is restricted to summer terms or courses offered through Extended Studies.
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GRADE-POINT AVERAGE
The grade-point average (GPA) is computed by multiplying the credit points per hour (for example, B = 3) by the number of hours for each course, totaling the hours and the credit points, and dividing the total points by the total hours. Grades of P, NC, ***, W, IP, IW, and IF are not included in the grade-point average. IFs that are not completed within one year are calculated as Fin the GPA.
If a course is repeated, all grades earned are used in determining the grade-point average. Grades received at another institution are not included in the University of Colorado GPA.
Undergraduate and graduate GPAs are calculated separately.
Students should refer to their academic dean’s office for individual grade-point average calculations as they relate to academic progress and graduation from their college or school.
Grade Reports
Grade reports are normally available within two weeks after the end of the semester. Grade reports are automatically mailed at the end of each semester to student’s permanent mailing addresses. Grades posted to the computer can be heard using the phone system. See the Schedule of Courses for more information.
Mid-Term Grades
Instructors will assign mid-term grades for certain populations of students. Students who may be in academic difficulty may be contacted and counseled about support services available to them. Please note: academic support services are available to all students through the Center for Educational Opportunity Programs, NC 2012, (303) 556-2065, or the Student Advocacy Center, NC 2204, (303) 556-2546.
Originality of Work
In all academic areas it is imperative that either work be original, or explicit acknowledgment be given for the use of other persons’ ideas or language. Students should consult with instructors to learn specific procedures appropriate tor documenting the work of others in sach given field. Breaches of academic lonesty can result in disciplinary measures ranging from lowering of a grade o permanent compulsory withdrawal rom the University.
Graduation
Undergraduates. Students should make an appointment with the advising office of their school or college to determine what requirements remain for graduation. Students intending to graduate must file a Diploma Card with their school or college during the first week of their graduation term. Students will not be finally certified to graduate until final grades have been evaluated approximately six weeks after the term. After students have been certified to graduate they must reapply to return to CU-Denver.
Graduates. Students must file an Application for Candidacy and a Diploma Card with the Graduate Programs on the Denver campus during the first week of their graduation term. Check with the Graduate Programs for more complete information. Students will not be finally certified to graduate until final grades have been evaluated approximately six weeks after the term. After students have been certified to graduate, they must reapply to return to CU-Denver.
Commencement. Letters will be mailed in early April to students eligible to participate in the spring commencement. Information will be provided about ordering special display diplomas, being fitted for caps and gowns, and obtaining diplomas and transcripts with the degree recorded. Students graduating at the end of the summer session or the end of the fall semester may participate in the following spring commencement.
Official Transcripts
The official transcript includes the complete undergraduate and graduate academic record of courses taken at all campus locations or divisions of the University of Colorado. It contains the signature of the registrar and the official seal of the University.
Official transcripts are available approximately three weeks after final exams.
A transcript on which a degree is to be recorded is available approximately eight weeks after final exams.
On the Denver campus, transcripts may be ordered in person, by FAX (303) 556-4829, or by mail from the Transcript Office, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364.
Requests should include the following:
1. Student’s full name (include given or
other name if applicable)
2. Student number
3. Birth date
4. The last term and campus the student attended
5. Whether the current semester grades are to be included when a transcript is ordered near the end of a term
6. Whether the request should be held until a degree is recorded
7. Agency, college, or individuals to whom transcripts are to be sent. Complete mailing addresses should be included. Transcripts sent to students are labeled “issued to student.”
8. Student’s signature. (This is the student’s authorization to release the records.)
There is no charge for individual official transcripts. Transcripts are prepared only at the student’s request. A student with financial obligations to the University that are due and unpaid will not be granted a transcript. Official transcripts require five to seven working days to be generated.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Periodically, but not less than annually, the University of Colorado informs students of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, with which the institution intends to comply fully. The Act was designed to protect the privacy of educational records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their educational records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Students also have the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office (FERPA) concerning alleged failures by the institution to comply with the Act.
Local policy explains in detail the procedures to be used by the institution for compliance with the provisions of the Act. Copies of the policy can be found in the library on each of the several campuses of the University of Colorado.
The following items of student information have been designated by the University of Colorado as public or directory information: student name, address, telephone number, dates of attendance, registration status, class, major field of study, awards, honors, degree(s) conferred, past and present participation in officially recognized sports and activities, physical factors (height, weight) of athletes. This information may be disclosed by the University for any purpose at its discretion.
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Act. To withhold disclosure, written notification must be received in the Records Office on the appropriate campus prior to the end of the drop/add period in the term. Forms requesting the withholding of directory information are available in the Records Office.
The request to withhold disclosure will remain in effect until the student provides written notification to the Records Office. The University of Colorado assumes that when a student fails to request to have directory information withheld, the student is indicating approval for disclosure of information for that term and following terms until otherwise requested.
Questions concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act may be referred to the Records Office, (303) 556-2389.
University of Colorado at Denver Confidentiality of Academic Records
STUDENTS:
DO have the right to view and inspect their educational records (excluding any financial records of their parents).
DO have the right to have Directory Information withheld from all persons or organizations outside the University.
Directory Information includes:
address, telephone number dates of attendance, registration status, class, major field of study awards, honors, degree(s) conferred past and present participation in officially recognized sports and activities
physical characteristics (height, weight) of athletes
PARENTS:
DO have the right to obtain the educational records of their child only if they provide a signed statement that their son or daughter is a dependent as defined by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
The Records Office, in CU-Annex 100,
(303) 556-2389, has forms available to parents for such requests. Parents are, however, encouraged to obtain final grades with a written approval from the student.
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO PERSONNEL
DO have the right to use educational records of students in the normal exercise of their duties.
DO NOT have the right to use educational records of students for employment purposes, for social organizations, for personal reasons, or for other non-educational interests, without written consent of the student.
PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO:
DO have the right to obtain the Directory Information listed above, unless the student has made a request for nondisclosure. When the term microfiche or the computer terminal on-line file of the Student Information System indicates PRIVATE, inquirers will be told that no information can be released without the student’s written consent.
PERSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING FINANCIAL AID TO STUDENTS:
DO have the right to educational records of students only as necessary in determining and enforcing terms of financial aid.
PERSONS IN AN EMERGENCY:
DO have the right to obtain confidential academic records necessary to protect the health or safety of students and others, but such information will only be released by the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, (303) 556-8427.
These regulations are required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (the Buckley Amendment).
For further information, please call the Records Office at (303) 556-2389.
Student records will be released only to the student with current, appropriate identification or upon written authorization of the student whose records are being requested.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES
Alumni Association
The CU-Denver Alumni Association provides programs and services which build a mutually beneficial and enduring relationship among alumni, CU-Denver, and their communities. Founded in 1976, students automatically become members upon graduation. Friends and non-degree former students are also welcome to participate in alumni activities. The governing board is composed of alumni representing all schools and colleges on campus.
CUon the Horizon, a newspaper published twice a year, is mailed to all graduates. Alumni are invited to attend periodic reunions and/or activities which might interest them. The Alumni Mack Easton Award, the Alumni Recognition Award, the Alumni Appreciation Award, and the Alumni Legislative Award are bestowed each year at commencement and are sponsored by the Association.
A program for alumni use of the campus recreation center is available through the office, (303) 556-2549.
The Alumni Association provides financial support for students through scholarships and academic recognition for students through the Academic Athlete Program.
Auraria Book Center
Tivoli Student Union (303) 556-3230
Hours: M-Th, 8a.m.-6p.m.; F, 8 a.m.-5p.m.; Sat, 10a.m.-3p.m. Please call for hours during vacation and interim periods.
The Auraria Book Center-your campus store-is located in the historic Tivoli Student Union. The Book Center provides textbooks for the Auraria schools, plus a complete general book department that is especially strong in technical and reference areas. Best sellers, new releases, and gift book selections change frequently, and are often accompanied by displays of special value books on many subjects. For additional savings on general reading books, join the Auraria Book Club at the Customer Service desk.
Students need to bring course printouts to locate textbooks. Books are located by school; subjects are arranged alphabeti-cally-departmental abbreviations, with course and section numbers-and prices are printed on the shelf tag below. Each title has the designation of Required, Preferred, Optional, or Available.
Used textbooks sell for 75 percent of thi new book price. The Auraria Book Center carries more used textbooks than any other book store in Colorado, but shop early as used books are the first to go.
A full refund is given for new and used books accompanied by the receipt and returned within the first three weeks of class for regular semesters and during the first week of class for short terms. Please read the refund policy attached to the receipt.
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semester on this campus. Other texts are purchased at lower percentages. The Auraria Book Center’s buy-back services are dedicated to its student customers.
A validated Auraria student or campus ID is required to complete a buy-back transaction. Books are bought for this campus throughout the semester; however, buyers from national text book companies are on hand at the end of each semester to purchase used books which may be required at other schools.
Campus Computers offers the latest in hardware and software technology. An educational discount is offered to Auraria campus students; a current, validated Auraria ID must be presented at the time of purchase. A full line of computer reference books and accessories is also available as well as calculators and other small electronics. Campus Computers hours are M-Th, 8a.m.-6p.m.; F, 8a.m.-5p.m.; Sat, 10a.m.-3p.m.
Snack-Attack is the convenience store that can be found in the Tivoli Student Union. Here can be found basic school supplies; sundries; cold beverages such as iced tea, juices, bottled water, and soda; magazines; snacks featuring muffins, cookies, chips, and crackers; breakfast and lunch foods; healthy snack foods; a hot dog grill and fountain drinks; an assortment of frozen, microwaveable meals, and a microwave oven to heat everything. Snack Attack hours are M-Th, 8a.m.-6p.m.; F, 8a.m.-5p.m.; Sat, 10a.m.-3p.m.
Auraria Reprographics offers the campus community a wide variety of copying, printing, and graphic services, and has copy centers throughout the campus: Tivoli Copies (303) [556-3702], located in the Tivoli Student Union; North Copies (303) [556-2291], located in the North Classroom Building; and Library Copies (303) [556-2571], located in the Auraria Library. All offer quick and reasonably priced copies, transparencies, reduction/enlargements, laminating, and binding services. Please call individual copy centers for hours and specialty services.
A current photo ID is required for purchases paid for by check. The Book Center also accepts MasterCard, VISA, and American Express.
The Auraria Book Center is owned by the State of Colorado and supports the Student Bond Fund.
Computing, Information and Network Services
Computing, Information and Network Services supports computer and network
use for both the academic and administrative communities at CU-Denver. All centralized administrative systems are developed, maintained, and processed by University Management Systems in Boulder, with output processing and user support provided by Computing, Information and Network Services in Denver. Denver campus administrative applications are developed, maintained, and processed by Computing, Information and Network Services. Most academic processing is either done on campus or through one of several networks available through Computing, Information and Network Services.
The Denver campus maintains a number of minicomputer systems, including: two DEC Alpha 2100s, a MicroVax 3100, a DEC Alpha 3000/400, a SparcStation and DECStation 5000/240. One of the Alpha 2100s and the MicroVax provide the VMS operating system. The other minicomputers use variants of the UNIX operating systems. A communications network, with over 2500 nodes, allows access to all campus minicomputers and connection to CARL (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries) on-line library services and the Internet. There are over 2,000 personal computers located on the campus in twelve teaching laboratories, four public labs, individual laboratories, and in offices.
Computing, Information and Network Services maintains a campus World Wide Web home page where information is kept for reference by students, faculty, staff, and others interested in CU-Denver.
Computing, Information and Network Services staff provide assistance to academic and administrative users on all available computing systems. Advisors and a full-time academic user services staff assist students and faculty with questions regarding software packages, programming, the use of computer systems, and software availability. Administrative users are assisted with planning, systems design, programming, and day-to-day computing activities by Computing, Information and Network Services user services, technical services, and operations personnel. The Computing, Information and Network Services staff operates and maintains campus minicomputers, telecommunications equipment, and four of the CU-Denver computing laboratories. These laboratories provide students with access to Macintosh and IBM-type personal computers and software as well as access to the campus network and minicomputers. This staff also maintains personal computers and is available to
assist faculty and staff with hardware and software planning, acquisitions, questions, and problems.
The goal of Computing, Information and Network Services is to assist all members of the CU-Denver community in using computing as an effective tool in their work. For further information please call (303) 556-4307.
Extended Studies Programs
The Division of Extended Studies is CU-Denver’s office of continuing and non-traditional education. The Division employs both alternative delivery systems and traditional methods to make high-quality learning experiences accessible to Colorado’s diverse population. Extended Studies is responsible for the administration of all classes conducted off the Auraria campus as well as many of those conducted in non-traditional formats on campus, such as weekends. Although Extended Studies is not an academic unit and does not grant degrees, courses and programs offered through Extended Studies do enhance and supplement traditional degree programs at the University. Students with certain registration or scheduling difficulties can take courses applicable to their degree programs through Extended Studies. Courses offered through Extended Studies are identical to those offered through the regular Schedule of Courses and are recorded on a standard CU-Denver transcript along with any other classes taken through the University.
Students may want to consider taking classes through the Extended Studies under the following circumstances:
1. Not formally admitted to the University. Prospective CU-Denver students need not wait for formal admission to the University to begin taking classes if they enroll in Extended Studies courses. Students who have not been formally admitted to the University can, in many cases, enroll in Extended Studies classes and transfer those credit hours (with departmental approval) to a degree program when they are formally admitted. (Students planning to explore this option should check with the department through which they intend to pursue their degrees to determine how many Extended Studies credits will be transferable.)
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and on weekends. Depending upon the student’s choice of degree programs, it may be possible to obtain an undergraduate degree from CU-Denver by attending only evening and/or weekend classes through Extended Studies. Students are encouraged to contact an academic advisor in their chosen discipline or an advisor in the Extended Studies office to discuss the options available to them.
3. Academic suspension. Each academic unit of the University has established its own policies regarding students who are placed on academic suspension. When those policies allow, students on academic suspension may take a certain number of credit hours (as established by the appropriate academic unit) through Extended Studies to improve their grade-point averages. Students must check with an academic advisor in their chosen discipline to determine whether this option is open to them.
In addition to credit courses, Extended Studies offers a variety of non-credit courses for both personal enrichment and professional credentialing. Practicing professionals in business, engineering, public affairs, architecture and planning, and education are encouraged to contact the appropriate CU-Denver school or college for information on courses applicable to continuing professional education, certification, and licensure.
Extended Studies and Professional Development Contacts:
College of Architecture and Planning (303) 556-3382
College of Business and Administration (303) 556-5826 School of Education (303)556-6361
College of Engineering and Applied Science (303) 556-4907 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (303)556-2735
Graduate School of Public Affairs (303)556-5970
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc.
The chief goal of the University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. is to advance the University of Colorado’s mission to educate tomorrow’s citizens, to expand knowledge through significant research, and to serve Colorado through civic-minded commitments.
The University’s academic leadership establishes priorities for private support. Professional fundraisers generate interest
and enthusiasm for the University, recruit and organize volunteers, solicit gifts, and assist donors in gift planning.
Established in 1967 as an independent, privately governed, nonprofit corporation, the CU Foundation raises and manages private funds to benefit students and faculty by raising funds for scholarships, enriching academic programs, purchasing equipment, and upgrading facilities. In 1981, the CU Foundation established a Denver campus office.
Office of International Education
The University of Colorado at Denver, through its Office of International Education (01E), provides a variety of international programs, educational opportunities, and services for international and domestic students, overseas scholars, faculty, staff, and the greater Denver community.
OIE arranges student study abroad programs, expedites the exchange of students and faculty, hosts international visitors, promotes special relationships with foreign universities, and advises graduate students and faculty for Fulbright scholarships. OIE also functions as a recruiting, retention, and advisory office for international students. The office coordinates many services for international students before and after they have been accepted to CU-Denver, including: new student orientation, visa and INS advice, and help for those international students who need assistance with a variety of questions and difficulties. OIE seeks to increase community awareness of international issues by sponsoring lectures and programs open to the general public.
The goals of OIE are to raise international awareness on the CU-Denver campus and, in particular, to provide an opportunity for all students to gain the global competency needed in today’s interdependent world.
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Each of the schools and colleges at CU-Denver provides international opportunities for students (please see individual school and college descriptions in this catalog). The International Affairs Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is an interdisciplinary program open to all undergraduates. Students may pursue an individually structured major, minor, or certificate in International Affairs, where they are given the maximum opportunity to design their own personalized course of study in cooperation
with International Affairs faculty advisors. See International Affairs under the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in this catalog for further details, or contact an advisor in the Office of International Education.
The College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration offer a number of courses in various aspects of international business. These courses can be taken on a selective basis. Alternatively, a set of courses can be taken to achieve an Area of Emphasis in International Business in connection with a bachelor’s degree or in connection with an M.B.A. A new program, the Master of Science in International Business (M.S.I.B.), enables students to earn a graduate degree in Business with an international specialization. Course requirements for both the undergraduate Areas of Emphasis and the M.S.I.B. are described in this catalog under the College of Business/Graduate School of Business. For more information, students interested in international business studies should contact an advisor in the College of Business or the Graduate School of Business.
STUDY ABROAD
OIE provides information and advising for students wishing to make international study a part of their college experience. Currently, OIE is working with the colleges and departments of CU-Denver to create and facilitate study abroad and travel-study opportunities.
Study abroad opportunities vary in length from two weeks to one year. Shortterm programs over the winter break include two weeks in Russia, for which students earn three credit hours studying Russian culture and fine arts, or three weeks in Nepal, earning six credit hours in anthropology. Students can also study language for three to six weeks in China, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Nepal, or Russia in the summer. More traditional semester or year abroad programs exist in destinations like: Australia, China, England, France, Germany, Mexico, Nepal, Sweden, and Russia. Discipline-oriented summer travel study opportunities include a variety of architecture, fine arts, modern languages, and anthropology programs. New programs are offered annually.
Students are enrolled at CU-Denver while studying in OIE overseas programs. Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to visit the Study Abroad Coordinator at the Office of International Education to receive additional informa-


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tion and applications, and to learn about current study abroad offerings.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVISING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
All international students must meet with the International Student Advisor in OIE upon arrival in Denver to have visas and other paperwork reviewed and copied. OIE realizes that the first few months in a new country and a new city are particularly difficult for international students. OIE provides a friendly ear and a place to ask questions and express concerns about all kinds of issues, including U.S. social customs and other such concerns. OIE also provides an avenue for communicating with other CU-Denver international students by sponsoring international student clubs and social activities.
GRADUATE STUDENT AND FACULTY FULBRIGHT INFORMATION
OIE serves as the University clearinghouse for information on the Fulbright graduate student fellowships and faculty visiting lectureships at foreign universities.
CONFERENCES AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES
During the year, OIE sponsors a number of guest lectures, small conferences, and special seminars focused on topics of current international interest. Most of these activities are open to the public as well as the CU-Denver community. OIE works closely with West High School, the Denver Public School System magnet school for International Studies. OIE is also an active participant in a number :>f Denver community international programs and events.
More information about these and other jrograms is available from the OIE.
Phone: (303) 556-3489
Fax: (303) 556-4562
Office: CU-Denver Building,
Suite 140
Director: Lawrence Bell
Advisor: Joyce Espinosa
Study Abroad Coordinator: TroyPeden
Vuraria Student Services
.URARIA CHILD CARE CENTER
(303) 556-3188. The Auraria Child Care enter serves the child care needs of uraria’s students, staff, and faculty by roviding high- quality early childhood ducation and care programs. The newly
enlarged Child Care Center is located on the southwest corner of the campus. Its programs are consistently recognized by the educational community for their high-quality early childhood care and education. Developmentally appropriate practices for young children guide the educational programs that are provided. Curriculum planning is flexible and based on children’s interests. Experiences are planned in accordance with “Key Experiences” adapted from the High/Scope Cognitively Oriented Curriculum. Supervising teachers in the Child Care Centers are all degreed teachers meeting the certification guidelines of the National Academy of Early Childhood programs. Children aged 12 months to 12 years are served at the Center. The Center also has a fully accredited kindergarten program.
Hours: M-F, 7a.m.-6 p.m.
DISABILITY SERVICES OFFICE
Arts Building, Room 177, (303) 556-8387. This office provides the following academic support services to students who have physical, learning, or psychiatric/emotional disabilities: Adaptive computer lab Advocacy
Disability-related counseling Notetakers
Orientation for incoming students Priority registration Resource and referral library Sale of handicap parking permits Sign language and oral interpreters Taped textbooks Testing accommodation
EMMANUEL GALLERY
Located next to southwest corner of PE Bldg., (303) 556-8337.
The Emmanuel Gallery hosts exhibits of students, faculty, and nationally known artists. Stop in for a relaxing break. Gallery hours are 11a.m. to 5p.m., M-F.
TIVOLI STUDENT UNION AND SHOPS
Tivoli Administration, Room 311, (303) 556-6330.
The Tivoli Student Union, located at 9th and Auraria Parkway, is one of the newest additions to the Auraria Campus. Inside this historic building, which was once a brewery, students will find a vast array of retail shops and restaurants, as well as the Auraria Book Center; copy center, hair salon, travel agency, and the Tivoli AMC 12 Theatres.
Visit the Tivoli Student Union Web site. http://www.tivoli.org
Also housed in the Tivoli Student Union are the Club Hub, Conference Services,
ID Program/Commuter Services, and Sigi’s Pool Hall and Arcade.
Information Desk/Housing Services. Located on second floor lobby,
(303) 556-6329.
Information on Tivoli Student Union hours, locations, events, and services can be found here, as well as information about the Auraria Campus and Denver community. In addition, information about off-campus housing is provided here, including referrals, apartment complex lists, Denver street indexes, bike path maps, and a courtesy phone. Club Hub, Room 346, (303) 556-8094.
This uniquely designed club space on the third floor of the Tivoli features work space for over 60 clubs, mailboxes for campus clubs, a limited number of lockers, club bulletin boards, meeting rooms, and lounge area for larger group meetings. This office works closely with the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board (SACAB), the Student Union Advisory Board (SUAB), and the Student Activities/Life offices.
Tivoli Conference Services, Room 315, (303)556-2755.
Through the Conference Services office, Tivoli meeting rooms and conference space can be reserved for non-academic purposes including meetings, weddings, and receptions. The conference service department has three caterers to choose from for all catering needs.
ID Program/Commuter Services,
Room 243, (303) 556-8385.
Auraria students can have their I.D. cards made here, which are necessary for parking in some campus lots and checking out library books. Student ID’s also serve as an RTD bus pass.
The lounge provides lockers, RTD bus maps, ride boards, pop machine, and a place to unwind.
Sigi’s Pool Hall and Arcade, Room 156, (303)556-3645.
Sigi’s, named after the founder of the Tivoli Brewery, Moritz Sigi, houses 31 video game machines, 12 billiard tables, and one snooker table. Sigi’s is open to the entire Auraria Campus population as well as the public. The student-friendly atmosphere encourages community socialization and relaxation.
Ticket Service, Room 261C,
(303) 556-3315.
Tickets for campus events may be purchased here. The Tivoli Ticket Service is also an authorized Ticket-master outlet.


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CENTERS AND INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH, SERVICE, AND TRAINING
Center for Applied Psychology
(for information see Psychology in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Center for Collaborative Educational Leadership
(for information see the School of Education section in this catalog)
Center for Computational Mathematics
(for information see Mathematics in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Center for Environmental
Sciences
(for information see Environmental Sciences in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Center for Ethics and Community
(for information see Philosophy in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy
(for information see Economics in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Colorado Center for Community Development
The Colorado Center for Community Development provides technical, educational, and applied research assistance to organizations, neighborhoods, and communities that cannot afford or do not have access to professional services. The Center targets its assistance efforts on rural small towns, low income and/ or minority communities, and non-traditional, community-based service or development organizations.
Expansive Soil Research Center
(for information see the College of Engineering and Applied Science section in
this catalog)
Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Politics
(for information see Political Science in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog)
Institute for International Business
(for information see the College of Business and Administration section in this catalog)
National Veterans Training Institute
The Institute provides a series of training courses to further develop and enhance the professional skills of the Job Service’s national network of veterans employment and training representatives who deliver services to America’s veterans. The NVTI’s Resource Center provides materials and information to trainees and other service providers on topics supporting their professional efforts.
The Institute is operated as a joint effort of CU-Denver and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service.
TeleMedia Center
(for information see the College of Engineering and Applied Science section in this catalog)
Transportation Research Center
(for information see the College of Engineering and Applied Science section in this catalog)
UNIVERSITY POLICIES
EEO/AA/Title IX/Americans with Disabilities Act
The University of Colorado at Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its work force and its student body. Diversity among faculty, staff, administrators, and students is essential to educational excellence and to accomplishing CU-Denver’s mission. Diversity among faculty, staff, and administrators provides role models and mentors for students, who will become future leaders in academe and in the larger society, and ensures that a broad array of experiences and world views will inform and shape
teaching, research, service, and decision making at CU-Denver.
As the only public university serving the Denver metropolitan area, CU-Denver recognizes, acknowledges, and accepts its central role in education to employ, retain, and advance in employment qualified applicants and employees, and to admit, retain, and advance in education qualified applicants and students regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or veteran status.
For information, contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, CU-Denver Bldg., Suite 700, (303) 556-2550, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (303) 556-2678, e-mail: mfenili@castle.cudenver.edu
Program Access for Persons with Disabilities
The University of Colorado at Denver is committed to providing reasonable accommodation and access to programs and services to persons with disabilities. Any person requiring accommodation in order to access programs and services, either on or off the campus, should request accommodation from the individual or office responsible for providing the program or service. This request should be made in a timely fashion to allow the individual or office adequate opportunity to provide reasonable accommodation. The time frame for notification will vary according to the circumstances and the nature of the accommodation. For further information or for assistance in obtaining reasonable accommodation, contact the Ombuds Officer, CU-Denver Building, Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204,
FAX (303) 556-2678, email:ombuds@carbon.cudenver.edu
Ombuds Office
The Ombuds Office helps to enhance the clarity and dissemination of information, to simplify decision making and communication, to assist with the process of change and with adjustment to change, and to improve understanding among students, faculty, staff, and administrators
The Ombuds Office provides information about programs, policies, services, and procedures affecting members of the University community: makes referrals to appropriate state, CU system, and CU-Denver resources; serves as consultar in the preparation and review of policies and procedures: and assists in the solutio of problems and the resolution of dispute


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Ombuds Office services do not replace or circumvent existing channels, but help them work more effectively.
Ombuds Office services are informal, impartial, confidential, and independent of administrative authorities. The issues and identities of persons who consult with the Ombuds Office are not divulged to anyone without express permission to do so, except to the extent required by law.
For further information or assistance, contact the Ombuds Officer, CU-Denver Bldg., Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (303) 556-2678, e-mail: ombuds@carbon.cudenver.edu
Sexual Harassment
The University of Colorado at Denver is a collegial academic community whose mission requires an open learning and working environment for students, faculty, staff, and administrators. An open learning and working environment values and protects individual dignity and he integrity of human relationships. CU-Denver’s educational process is based lpon mutual trust, freedom of inquiry, reedom of expression, and the absence )f intimidation and exploitation. As a >lace of work and study, CU-Denver must >e free of inappropriate and disrespectful onduct and communication of a sexual lature, of sexual harassment, and of all arms of sexual intimidation and exploita-ion. Such behavior is reprehensible ecause it subverts the mission of CU-•enver, poisons the environment, and ireatens the careers, educational xperiences, and well-being of students, iculty, staff, and administrators.
It is a violation of CU-Denver’s Sexual arassment Policy for anyone who is jthorized to recommend or take action fecting faculty, staff, students, or admin-trators to make any unwelcome sexual ivances, to request sexual favors, or engage in any other verbal or physical rnduct of a sexual nature when (1) tbmission to such conduct is made ther explicitly or implicitly a term or mdition of an individual’s employment status in a course, program, or activity;
) submission to or rejection of such nduct is used as the basis for employ-?nt or educational decisions affecting at individual; or (3) such conduct has a purpose or effect of unreasonably erfering with an individual’s work rformance or educational experience, creates an intimidating, hostile, or ensive environment for working or rning.
For further information, contact the Sexual Harassment Officer, CU-Denver Bldg., Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (303) 556-2678, e-mail: mfenili@castle.cudenver.edu
University Policy on Drugs and Alcohol
The University of Colorado at Denver recognizes the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol, and is committed to providing a drug-free educational environment and drug-free workplace which supports the research, teaching, and service mission of the University. This Denver Campus policy statement on drugs and alcohol is designed to address the University’s concerns about substance abuse and to ensure the CU-Denver community complies with the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (the “Drug-Free Workplace Act”) and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (the “Drug-Free Schools Act”). These Acts require the University, as a recipient of federal funds, to take measures to combat the abuse of drugs and alcohol. The continuation of federal financial support for our campus’ students, as well as our academic programs and academic support services programs, is based upon compliance with these statutes and their regulations.
The University of Colorado at Denver Policy on Drugs and Alcohol prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of any controlled substance (illicit drugs of any kind or amount) and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees on University property or as part of any of its activities. This prohibition covers any individual’s actions which are part of any University activities, including those occurring while on University property or in the conduct of University business away from the campus.
It is a violation of University policy for any member of the faculty, staff, or student body to jeopardize the operation or interest of the University of Colorado at Denver through the use of alcohol or drugs. Those individuals found to be in violation are engaged in serious misconduct and are subject to legal sanctions under local, state, or federal law, and are also subject to disciplinary action consistent with the Code of Student Conduct, the Faculty Handbook (1988), applicable rules of the State Personnel System, and the University’s Unclassified Staff Handbook. Sanctions that will be imposed by the
University of Colorado at Denver for employees who are found to be in violation of this policy may include requiring satisfactory participation in a substance abuse treatment, counseling, or education program as a condition of continued employment, suspension or termination of employment, and referral for prosecution. To acquaint members of the CU-Denver community with the applicable laws, the University Counsel has prepared a description of local, state, and federal laws concerning drugs and alcohol. This information is available for direct immediate 24-hour per day access by computer to all students, faculty, and staff on the World Wide Web CU-Denver Homepage, located under Administrative Offices, Center for Human Resources, UCD-HR Administrative Documents/Memos. The World Wide Web address for a copy of the Chancellor’s policy statement is: http://www.cudenver.edu/public/chr/ chancdr.html
The World Wide Web address for expanded information on Substance Abuse Prevention Resources is: http://www.cudenver.edu/public/chr/ er.html
All University faculty and staff members, as well as any students employed at the University, acknowledge they will, as a condition of their employment, abide by the terms of this University of Colorado at Denver policy. In addition, any employee who is convicted of a violation of any criminal drug law occurring in the workplace must report that conviction to his or her immediate supervisor within five days. The Drug-Free Workplace Act makes strict compliance with this policy statement a condition of employment on all federal grants and contracts. Within ten days of learning of a drug conviction resulting from workplace activities of any individual engaged in work under grants or contracts funded by a federal agency, the University of Colorado at Denver is required to notify the relevant funding agency that a violation of this policy statement has occurred.
Students and University employees are encouraged to learn about the dangers of substance and alcohol abuse, and may obtain more detailed information about treatment and counseling options available to the University community. This preventive information is available for direct and immediate 24-hour per day access by computer to all students, faculty, and staff on the World Wide Web CU-Denver Homepage, located under Administrative Offices, Center for Human Resources, UCD-HR Administrative Documents/Memos. The World Wide


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Web address for expanded information on Substance Abuse Prevention Resources is:
http://www.cudenver.edu/public/chr/
er.html
University employees may also contact the Center for Human Resources [CU-Denver Building, Suite 830, (303) 556-2868] for more information regarding resources, programs, and services that are available. CU-Denver students may contact the Counseling Center at (303) 556-2815, (Central Classroom, Room 203), or the Student Health Center at (303) 556-3132, (Plaza Bldg., Room 140) for confidential information and/or referrals. Information may also be obtained by calling the National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline at 1-800-662-HELP or the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Informational 1-301-468-2600.
Academic Honor Code and Discipline Policies
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
A university’s reputation is built on a standing tradition of excellence and scholastic integrity. As members of the University of Colorado at Denver academic community, faculty and students accept the responsibility to maintain the highest standards of intellectual honesty and ethical conduct in completing all forms of academic work at the University.
FORMS OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY
Students are expected to know, understand, and comply with the ethical standards of the University. In addition, students have an obligation to inform the appropriate official of any acts of academic dishonesty by other students of the University. Academic dishonesty is defined as a student’s use of unauthorized assistance with intent to deceive an instructor or other such person who may be assigned to evaluate the student’s work in meeting course and degree requirements. Examples of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, the following:
A. Plagiarism
Plagiarism is the use of another person’s distinctive ideas or words without acknowledgement. The incorporation of another person’s work into one’s own requires appropriate identification and acknowledgement, regardless of the means of appropriation. The following
are considered to be forms of plagiarism when the source is not noted:
1. Word-for-word copying of another person’s ideas or words
2. The mosaic (the interspersing of one’s own words here and there while, in essence, copying another’s work)
3. The paraphrase (the rewriting of another’s work, yet still using their fundamental idea or theory)
4. Fabrication (inventing or counterfeiting sources)
5. Submission of another’s work as one’s own
6. Neglecting quotation marks on material that is otherwise acknowledged
Acknowledgement is not necessary when the material used is common knowledge.
B. Cheating
Cheating involves the possession, communication, or use of information, materials, notes, study aids, or other devices not authorized by the instructor in any academic exercise, or communication with another person during such an exercise. Examples of cheating are:
1. Copying from another’s paper or receiving unauthorized assistance from another during an academic exercise or in the submission of academic material
2. Using a calculator when its use has been disallowed
3. Collaborating with another student or students during an academic exercise without the consent of the instructor
C. Fabrication and Falsification
Fabrication involves inventing or counterfeiting information, i.e., creating results not obtained in a study or laboratory experiment. Falsification, on the other hand, involves the deliberate alteration or changing of results to suit one’s needs in an experiment or other academic exercise.
D. Multiple Submission
This is the submission of academic work for which academic credit has already been earned, when such submission is made without instructor authorization.
E. Misuse of Academic Materials
The misuse of academic materials includes, but is not limited to, the following:
1. Stealing or destroying library or reference materials or computer programs
2. Stealing or destroying another student’: notes or materials, or having such materials in one’s possession without the owner’s permission
3. Receiving assistance in locating or using sources of information in an assignment when such assistance has been forbidden by the instructor
4. Illegitimate possession, disposition, or use of examinations or answer keys to examinations
5. Unauthorized alteration, forgery, or falsification of academic records
6. Unauthorized sale or purchase of examinations, papers, or assignments
F. Complicity in Academic Dishonesty
Complicity involves knowingly contributing to another’s acts of academic dishonesty.
PROCEDURES IN CASES OF SUSPECTED ACADEMIC DISHONESTY
All matters of academic policy, including academic dishonesty, are under the jurisdiction of each of the University’s schools and colleges pursuant to Article IX2.B and Article VI.C of the Laws of the Regents. Accordingly, each school and college has established procedures for addressing matters of academic dishonesty and for determining the severity and consequences of each infraction. Students should contact their school or college for standards and/or procedures specific to their school or college. As a general rule, all school and college procedures contain the following requirements and provisions:
A. Faculty, staff members, or students m; submit charges of academic dishonesl against students. A student who has evidence that another student is guiltj of academic dishonesty should infornr the instructor or the dean of the collej of the charge in writing.
B. A faculty member who has evidence that a student is guilty of academic dishonesty should confront the stude with the evidence. In cases of academ dishonesty, the faculty member has ti authority to reprimand the student appropriately, which could include the issuance of a failing grade (F). If th faculty member elects to reprimand the student for academic dishonesty by issuing a failing grade, the faculty member shall submit a written report to the dean of the appropriate college within five (5) working days. The repc shall include, but is not limited to, the


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time, place, nature of the offense(s), the name(s) of the accused, the name(s) of the accuser(s), and witnesses (if any). If the faculty member feels that her/his reprimand is an insufficient sanction for a particular case of academic dishonesty, the faculty member may recommend to the dean of the appropriate college that further action be taken.
C. In cases where the faculty member has recommended further action in a case of academic dishonesty, the dean or a designated committee shall schedule a disciplinary hearing as soon as possible. The student(s) accused of academic dishonesty shall be notified in writing of the specific charge(s). The student(s) also has (have) the right to have a representative present for advice, and to be present during the proceedings. The student(s) must notify the dean of the appropriate college five (5) working days before the hearing of the intent to have legal counsel present at the hearing.
).The dean or the designated committee may take any of the following actions:
• Place the student(s) on disciplinary probation for a specified period
of time
• Suspension of registration at CU-Denver, including Extended Studies, for a specified period of time
• Expulsion: No opportunity to return to the school or college in which the infraction occurred
• Take no further action against the accused student(s)
A record of the action taken shall be kept in the committee’s confidential file and a copy sent to the Registrar In all cases, the student(s) shall be notified of the dean’s or committee’s decision within seven (7) working days. If a student wishes to appeal a case, the student should request the procedures for doing so from his or her school or college.
Students who are taking courses at the University of Colorado at Denver, but are enrolled at one of the other educational institutions on the Auraria campus and are charged with academic dishonesty, are subject to the same procures and sanctions outlined above.
IMMARY
Questions regarding academic integrity juld be directed to the dean’s office of ! college or school in which the student enrolled.
Code of Student Conduct (Student Rights and Responsibilities and Procedures for Disciplinary Review and Action)
STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR WHICH ACTION MAY BE TAKEN IF A VIOLATION OCCURS
All persons on University property are required, for reasonable cause, to identify themselves when requested by University or Auraria Public Safety officials acting in the performance of their duties. Acting through its administrative officers, the University reserves the right to exclude those posing a danger to University personnel or property and those who interfere with its function as an educational institution.
All persons on CU-Denver/Auraria property who are not students or employees of the University are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct applicable to University students and to abide by University policies and campus regulations.
The behaviors outlined below will not be tolerated, because they threaten the safety of individuals and violate the basic purpose of the University and the personal rights and freedoms of its members.
1. Intentional obstruction, disruption, or interference with teaching, research, disciplinary proceedings, or other University activities, including its public service and administrative functions or authorized activities on the CU-Denver/Auraria premises.
2. Willful obstruction or interference with the freedom of movement of students, school officials, employees, and invited guests to all facilities of the CU-Denver/Auraria campus.
3. Physical abuse of any person on property owned or controlled by the CU-Denver/Auraria Higher Education Center or at functions sponsored or supervised by the University, or conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person.
4. Verbal or physical harassment and/or hazing in all forms, which includes, but is not limited to, striking, laying hands upon, threatening with violence, or offering to do bodily harm to another person with intent to punish or injure; or other treatment of a tyrannical, abusive, shameful, insulting, or humiliating nature. (This includes, but is not limited to, demeaning behavior of an ethnic, sexist, or
racist nature, unwanted sexual advances, or intimidations.)
5. Prohibited entry to or use of CU-Denver/Auraria facilities, defined as unauthorized entry or use of CU-Denver/Auraria property or facilities for illegal purposes or purposes detrimental to the University.
6. Forgery, fraud (to include computer fraud), falsification, alteration, or use of University documents, records, or instruments of identification with intent to gain any unentitled advantage.
7. Theft or damage to CU-Denver/ Auraria property and the private property of students, University officials, employees, and invited guests when such property is located upon or within CU-Denver/Auraria buildings or facilities. This includes the possession of known stolen property.
8. Possession of firearms, explosives, or other dangerous weapons or materials within or upon the grounds, buildings, or any other facilities of the CU-Denver/ Auraria campus. This policy shall not apply to any police officer or other peace officer while on duty authorized by the University, or others authorized in writing by the Chief of the Auraria Public Safety or designee. (A dangerous weapon is an instrument that is designed to or likely to produce bodily harm. Weapons may include, but are not limited to, firearms, explosives, BB guns, slingshots, martial arts devices, brass knuckles, Bowie knives, daggers or similar knives, or switchblades. A harmless instrument designed to look like a firearm, explosive, or dangerous weapon which is used by a person to cause fear in or assault on another person is expressly included within the meaning of the terms firearms, explosive, or dangerous weapon.)
9. Sale, distribution, use, possession, or manufacture of illegal drugs within or on the grounds, buildings, or any other facilities of the CU-Denver/Auraria campus.
10. Physical restriction, coercion, or harassment of any person; significant theft; sale/manufacture of illegal drugs (includes possession of a sufficient quantity with intent to sell); damage, theft, or unauthorized possession of University property; or forgery, falsification, alteration, or use of University documents, records, or instruments of identification to gain any unentitled advantage.


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UNIVERSITY STANDARDS AND CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS
As a member of the University community, you are held accountable not only for upholding civil and criminal laws, but University standards as well. Enrollment does not confer either immunity or special consideration with reference to civil and criminal laws. Disciplinary action by the University will not be subject to challenge or postponement on the grounds that criminal charges involving the same incident have been dismissed, reduced, or are pending in civil or criminal court.
In addition, the University reserves the right to pursue disciplinary action if a student violates a standard and withdraws from the University before administrative action is final.
USE OF UNIVERSITY/AURARIA PROPERTY OR FACILITIES
Nothing in this Code of Conduct shall be construed to prevent peaceful and orderly assembly for the voicing of concerns or grievances. The University is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge through a free exchange of ideas, and this shall be a cardinal principle in the determination of whether or not a proposed use of University facilities is appropriate.
The Auraria Higher Education Center has established campus regulations and procedures governing the use of CU-Denver/Auraria grounds, buildings, and other facilities. Such regulations are designed to prevent interference with University functions and activities.
Except where otherwise specifically authorized, or when members of the public are invited, the use of CU-Denver/ Auraria facilities shall be limited to faculty, staff, and students of the CU-Denver/ Auraria campus, and to organizations having chapters, local groups, or other recognized University-connected representation among faculty, staff, or students of the three academic institutions on the Auraria campus.
CLASSROOM CONDUCT
Students are expected to conduct themselves appropriately in classroom situations. If disruptive behavior occurs in a classroom, an instructor has the authority to ask the disruptive student to leave the classroom. Should such disorderly or disruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Public Safety and/or the appropriate Dean’s office. The appropriate Dean or his/her representative may withdraw a student from a particular class
for disruptive behavior, while the Student Discipline Committee may recommend to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs to suspend, permanently expel, and/or permanently exclude the student from the campus. Appeal questions concerning disruptive behavior should be directed to the Academic Dean’s office when withdrawal from a class is involved, and to the Director of Student Life when suspension or expulsion from the University is involved.
NON-ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE POLICIES
Violations of Standards of Conduct should be reported to the Director of Student Life during working hours. Auraria Public Safety should be contacted during non-duty hours.
If a violation occurs on campus and it is not in a specific building, Auraria Public Safety and/or the Director of Student Life should be contacted.
If emergency help is needed when on campus, contact Auraria Public Safety; for help off campus, contact the Denver Police.
Actions available to campus officials include, but are not limited to: asking those involved in inappropriate behavior to cease and desist; requesting offenders) to leave the Auraria campus; denying or restricting use of facilities or services; calling Auraria Public Safety for assistance; billing offenders) for any physical damages; pressing civil charges; and referring student(s) to the Director of Student Life. The chart that follows illustrates the overall structure involved.
DISCIPLINE STRUCTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER
1. Violations observed may be resolved
by any of the following:
• University departments such as:
a. Admissions
b. Student Union
c. University/Auraria Public Safety
d. Financial Aid
e. Veterans Affairs
• Faculty/Staff
• Students
• Non-University Members
2. If violation warrants further attention,
contact:
• Director of Student Life
a. If student(s) desire(s) a review by the Director of Student Life. Academic dishonesty discipline falls under the jurisdiction of the individual colleges and schools.
b. If violation warrants possible suspension or expulsion.
• Student Discipline Committee
3. Final review (may request only in case of suspension/expulsion) by Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.
STUDENT LIFE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
When one of the ten Standards of Conduct listed in this code is violated, th student may be referred to the Director of Student Life. Any person may refer a student or student group suspected of violating this code to the Director of Student Life. Persons making such referrals will be asked to provide information pertinent to the case.
The Director of Student Life will make a determination as to the seriousness of the case. This will be done in most situations by asking the student(s) involved in the case to come in for an administrative interview to determine what actions, if any, will be taken by the University. Students will be notified in writing of the results of such administrative reviews.
The Director of Student Life has the authority to:
1. Dismiss the case.
2. Take no further action other than talking with the accused student(s).
3. Issue a University warning (a stateme that a student’s behavior has been inappropriate, and any further violati of University rules will result in stron; disciplinary action).
4. Place the student on disciplinary probation, a violation of the terms of which could result in suspension or expulsion from the University.
5. Refer cases to the Student Discipline Committee when the above sanction; are determined to be inadequate.
6. Take other actions, including but not limited to counseling, insuring the violators) provide(s) compensation for theft or damage, and/or placing stops on registration.
STUDENT DISCIPLINE COMMUTE! POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Disciplinary proceedings shall be conducted as administrative proceedir and not as judicial proceedings. The University is not a part of the judicial branch of state government. The University has authority to promulgatf and enforce internal rules of behavior that shall be administered in a fair and impartial manner in harmony with its educational objectives and administra


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nature. As part of the administrative nature of the committee’s proceedings, fundamental rules of fairness will be followed. Copies of these procedures are available in the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.
This committee, composed of students, faculty, and staff members, makes the decision whether students charged with violations of the student conduct code may continue to attend the University of Colorado at Denver.
The Student Discipline Committee has the authority to:
1. Dismiss the case.
2. Take no action other than talking with the accused student.
3. Issue a University warning (a statement that a student’s behavior has been inappropriate, and further violation
of University rules will result in stronger disciplinary action).
4. Place the student on disciplinary probation, a violation of the terms of which could result in suspension or expulsion from the University.
5. Recommend suspension of a student from the University for disciplinary reasons. This suspension may be for various lengths of time ranging from one semester to an indefinite period
of time. After the period of disciplinary suspension has expired, a student may apply in writing to have the notation on the student’s record removed,
i. Recommend expulsion of a student from the University: notation on the student’s record will be kept permanently. When a student is suspended or expelled for disciplinary reasons, an additional sanction may include being excluded from the Auraria campus.
. Take other actions, including but not limited to counseling, insuring the violators) provide(s) compensation for theft or damage, and/or placing stops on registration.
Student(s) must be notified in writing the disciplinary action taken within five ) days.
EVIEW PROCEDURES
A student may submit a request to view the recommendation of suspen-)n or expulsion by the Student Disci-ine Committee within seven (7) working ys to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for ademic and Student Affairs. Except in ses involving the exercise of the power summary suspension (see below), the actions of suspension or expulsion for iciplinary reasons shall be effective ly after the administrative review by the
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs has been exhausted or waived. The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs decision shall be in writing to the student(s), with a copy to the Student Discipline Committee. Copies of review procedures may be obtained from the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.
SUMMARY SUSPENSION
Summary suspension is a suspension from the University which begins immediately upon notice from the appropriate University official without a formal hearing by the Student Discipline Committee.
A hearing before the Student Discipline Committee is then scheduled as soon as possible (usually within seven calendar days) to determine the disposition of the case. Summary suspension may also include a physical exclusion from the campus if deemed necessary.
The Chancellor and/or a Vice Chancellor has (have) the authority to suspend summarily any student when in their opinion(s) such suspension is necessary to:
1. Maintain order on the campus.
2. Preserve the orderly functioning of the University.
3. Stop interference in any manner with the public or private rights of citizens on CU-Denver/Auraria owned or controlled property.
4. Stop actions that are threatening to the health or safety of any person.
5. Stop actions that are destroying or damaging property of the CU-Denver/ Auraria campus, its students, faculty, staff, or guests.
PERMANENT RECORD NOTATIONS
While disciplinary proceedings are pending or contemplated, a temporary hold may be placed on the student’s academic record. It will not be released until all actions and appeal procedures have been completed or finalized by the University. Only in those cases where suspension, deferred suspension, or permanent expulsion results from disciplinary action will notations be placed on the academic record.
RELEASE OF DISCIPLINARY INFORMATION
Access to any student’s academic transcript or disciplinary file shall be governed by provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Only the student charged or those
University officials who have a legitimate educational interest in disciplinary information may have access to the files. All other inquiries, including but not limited to employers, governmental agencies, news media, friends, or Denver Police, must have a written release from the student to gain access to University disciplinary files.
Every effort will be made by the University to respect the privacy of the student. However, where the identity of the student has been publicly disclosed in the news media, the University reserves the right to respond as it deems appropriate to describe fairly and accurately the disposition of disciplinary matters.
REFUND POLICY AFTER DISCIPLINARY ACTION
Submission of registration materials obligates the student to pay the assessed tuition and fees for that term. If a student is suspended or expelled from the University, the amount of tuition/fees which would be refunded would be the same as when a student voluntarily withdraws from a term. See the Tuition and Fees section of this catalog or the Schedule of Courses for more information.
The official withdrawal date applicable for tuition/fee refund purposes will be the date of the Student Discipline Committee’s decision. In the event that circumstances are such that the accused student has registered for a subsequent term before the final decision is made, that student does so at his/her own risk and may be liable for payment of tuition and fees for both terms. The Committee will make the decision as to when official suspension or expulsion begins. Failure to make the required payment will result in the following actions: students will become ineligible for all University services; no grades will be issued for courses in progress; no transcripts, diplomas, certification, or registration materials will be issued for the student until the bill is paid in full; and a late payment charge, in addition to the interest on the unpaid balance, will be assessed.
TRI-INSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS
Procedures in deciding violations of the Code of Student Conduct involving students from other academic institutions on the Auraria campus have been developed by CU-Denver and the institution^) involved. In such cases, the Director of Student Life should be contacted.


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Ethical Use of Computing at CU-Denver
POLICY STATEMENT
Access to and use of CU-Denver’s computing resources is a privilege granted to members of the CU-Denver community for scholarly, research, academic, and administrative purposes. Computing resources are defined as facilities, equipment, systems, and personnel. Use of these resources includes World Wide Web pages, listservs, email, application software, and any other electronic communication. Members of the CU-Denver community who use computing resources are expected to do so in an effective, efficient, appropriate, ethical, and legal manner. Use of CU-Denver’s computing resources depends upon mutual respect and cooperation to ensure that all members of the CU-Denver community have equal access, privileges, privacy, and protection from interference and harassment.
CU-Denver computing resources shall be used in a manner consistent with the instructional, research, and administrative objectives of the academic community in general and with the purpose for which such use of resources and facilities is intended. All activities inconsistent with these objectives are considered to be inappropriate and may jeopardize continued use of CU-Denver’s computing resources.
CU-Denver computing resources are for the use of authorized individuals only and for use only in a manner consistent with each individual’s authority. CU-Denver’s computing resources may not be used in any manner inconsistent with an individual’s authority, prohibited by licenses, contracts, University policies, or local, state, or federal law. No one may grant permission for inappropriate use of computing resources, nor does the ability to perform inappropriate actions constitute permission to do so.
USER AGREEMENT
CU-Denver reserves the right to monitor, record, and store the computing activities of anyone using computing resources. If such monitoring, recording, and storage reveals possible evidence of inappropriate, unethical, or illegal activity, computing system personnel may provide the evidence obtained from monitoring to appropriate university and civic authorities.
A. Each user agrees to make appropriate use of computing resources including, but not limited to:
1. Respecting the intended purposes of computing resources, facilities, and equipment (for scholarly, research, academic, administrative, and CU-Denver-sponsored community service purposes).
2. Respecting the stated purpose of computer accounts (for scholarly, research, academic, administrative, and CU-Denver-sponsored community service purposes) and to use computer accounts only for the specified purposes.
3. Respecting the dignity and privacy of other users.
4. Respecting the integrity of the systems.
5. Respecting the resource controls of the systems and managing appropriately use of disk space.
6. Respecting the privileges associated with having network connectivity.
7. Respecting the copyright protection of licensed software and documentation.
8. Following all University of Colorado and CU-Denver policies, and local, state, and Federal laws related to computing.
B. Each user agrees to refrain from inappropriate uses of computing resources, including, but not limited to:
1. Using any other individual’s computer account or password.
2. Using computing resources, facilities, and equipment for personal commercial gain.
3. Intentionally seeking information on, obtaining copies of, modifying, or tampering with files, tapes, passwords, or any type of data belonging to other users unless specifically authorized to do so by those other users.
4. Using resources to develop or execute programs that could harass other users, infiltrate the systems, damage or alter the software components of the systems,
or disrupt CU-Denver activities.
5. Violating any network-related policy, whether set by the University of Colorado, CU-Denver, or a network governing body.
6. Altering or avoiding accounting for the use of computing resources, facilities, and equipment.
7. Making excessive use of resources, controlled or otherwise.
8. Misrepresenting oneself or others through email or other electronic communication.
9. Using, duplicating, or distributing licensed software and documentation without the express written permission of the original copyright owner.
10. Using unauthorized copies of licensed software.
11. Abusing, harassing, intimidating, threatening, stalking, or discriminating against others through the use of computing resources.
12. Sending obscene, abusive, harassing, or threatening messages to any other individual.
13. Engaging in vandalism or mischief that incapacitates, compromises, or destroys CU-Denver resources.
WORLD WIDE WEB POLICY
Access to the World Wide Web and the ability to create an individual home page on CU-Denver computing systems are privileges provided to members of the CU-Denver community. Because the World Wide Web is a world-wide public electronic highway, CU-Denver users mus conduct their activities in a courteous and professional manner. Appropriate use policies for CU-Denver computer accounts also apply to individual home pages. Individuals who create home pages are responsible for adhering to the following guidelines:
A. Individual home pages are encouraged
for the following purposes:
1. Presenting personal non-commerci; information (resumes, family, etc.);
2. Experimenting with available Web technologies and authoring tools;
3. Publishing and disseminating academic work;
4. Linking to cultural, scientific, or historical sites;
5. Posting announcements, news bulletins, and other general informatio
B. Individual home pages may not be put
to inappropriate uses which include,
but are not limited to:
1. Use of copyrighted materials in any form without the express written permission of the original copyright owner.
2. Personal, commercial uses which could result in a financial benefit for the page owner or his/her associates.
3. Use of audio, images (i.e., photographs, paintings, or derivatives thereof), videos, or movies of individuals without their express written consent.


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4. Use of any personal information that is not public record pertaining to other individuals without their express written permission.
5. Use of any images or data that are abusive, obscene, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory.
6. Use of any images or data that violate other University of Colorado or CU-Denver policies (e.g., Sexual Harassment Policy) or local, state, or Federal laws.
7. Creation of direct hypertext links to abusive, obscene, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory material.
8. Use of materials whose nature or volume compromise the ability of the system to serve other users’ documents and individual home pages.
9. Any use which constitutes academic dishonesty.
10. Use of individual home pages to engage in illegal activity.
aOLICY VIOLATIONS
Individuals who become aware of nappropriate, unethical, or illegal use of TU-Denver computing resources, inappro->riate content of an individual home page, >r any inappropriate electronic communi-.ation should notify the CU-Denver Vebmaster, webmaster@cudenver.edu.
During the investigation of an alleged lolicy violation, a user’s computing and letwork access may be suspended. 'U-Denver reserves the right to examine user’s recorded and stored information l the course of investigating an alleged olicy violation.
Violations of this policy may result in isciplinary action, including, but not mited to, suspension of access to the forld Wide Web, suspension of email rivileges, suspension of computing rivileges, suspension or expulsion from le university, suspension or termination F employment, fines, and legal action.
TUDENT SERVICES
To meet the needs of the diverse udent population, CU-Denver provides •ograms and activities designed to implement students’ academic ograms and to enhance their total lucational experience. Students are ovided opportunities to develop, perience, and participate in student ivernment, social, cultural, intellectual, d recreational programs. These ograms create an environment in lich students are:
• Assisted in developing leadership ability through opportunities to practice decision making, management and marketing, interpersonal and group communication, and relationship skills.
• Encouraged and aided in developing social, cultural, intellectual, recreation, and governance programs that expand involvement with the campus community and society and lead to mature appreciation of these pursuits.
• Encouraged to explore self-directed activities that provide opportunities for personal growth in individual and group settings.
• Exposed to various cultures and experiences, ideas and issues, art and musical forms, and styles of life.
• Informed about institutional policies and procedures and how these are related to their lives and activities.
• Aided in the awareness and utilization of campus facilities and other resources.
• Assisted in developing community spirit through creative interaction among staff, faculty, students, and members of the local community. Students are encouraged to involve their families in campus events and activities. Programs and services provided by
the Associated Students of CU-Denver, the Office of Academic and Student Affairs of CU-Denver, and Auraria Student Services contribute to the fulfillment of this philosophy.
The Advocate
The purpose of the student newspaper, The Advocate, is to provide students with information about campus issues and events. The newspaper strives to include good investigative reporting, feature articles, and items of general interest to its campus readership. In addition, the newspaper is a tool to encourage and develop writers, journalists, artists, and other student members of its general management and production staff. The office is in the Tivoli Student Union, Room 345, (303) 556-2535.
American Indian Student Services
The American Indian Student Services program provides access and educational opportunities to American Indian students through specialized recruitment and retention efforts. The program provides academic advising, scholarship information, cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and
other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of the students. American Indian Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus, providing current information on issues and concerns of the American Indian community. The office is located in North Classroom 2013, (303) 556-4721 or 556-2860.
Asian American Student Services
Asian American Student Services provides academic advising, scholarship information, cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of students. Asian American Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus and community, providing current information on issues and concerns of Asian Americans. The office is located in North Classroom 2012, (303) 556-2578 or 556-2065.
Associated Students of the University of Colorado at Denver (ASCUD)
The Associated Students of the University of Colorado at Denver (ASCUD) serves as a voice for students and provides activities and services not normally offered to students under the formal University structure. ASCU-Denver assists students with information concerning student clubs and organizations, campus events, issues concerning student status, and other information of general interest to students. ASCU-Denver also provides students assistance with grievances and the opportunity to become more closely involved with the University community, through active participation in student government itself, or through service on University, tri-institutional, and AHEC committees. More information concerning services and activities can be obtained in the Student Government Offices, Tivoli Student Union, Room 301, (303) 556-2510.
Black Student Services
The Black Student Services program provides access and educational opportunities to Black students through specialized recruitment and retention efforts. The program provides academic advising, scholarship information, cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the


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specific needs of the students. Black Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus, providing current information on issues and concerns of the Black community.
The office is located in North Classroom 2010,(303)556-2701.
The Career Center
The Career Center at CU-Denver offers a wide range of programs, services, and resources designed to help students and alumni make the choices, take the chances, and make the changes they need to succeed. The Career Center is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., year round. Call (303) 556-4542. The Career Center is located in the Arts Building, Room 176. Services offered by The Career Center are listed below:
Career Counseling • Career counselors are available to meet with customers on an individual basis to discuss their concerns, including questions about resumes or the job outlook for a particular field. Trained professionals help customers sort out work and lifestyle preferences, analyze interests and skills, and make decisions on what is important to them now and in the long run.
Career Counseling Inventories • Career counselors may recommend The Career Decisions Program to help customers gain greater insight into their skills, values, interests, and personality styles.
Major and Career Exploration • How
do academic interests relate to potential majors and eventual career choices? The College Majors Interest Inventory offers a place to start analyzing personal interests, skills, and values; counselors will help customers identify, research, and evaluate their choices.
Resume Assistance • Learn how to translate educational background, academic achievements, work experience and extracurricular activities into a powerful marketing tool.
Mock Interviewing • Customers practice their interviewing skills and get valuable feedback on improving their presentation in a no-risk environment. Discover how to turn an interview into a job offer.
Career Library • The Career Library houses a comprehensive collection of career and job search information, including books, directories, job listings, and files on specific occupations and employers.
Employer Connections • Students are encouraged to register early in their
senior year with Employer Connects, a computerized resume referral service to connect the right person with the right company and the right job. Employer Connections includes: Electronic Resume Referral, On-campus interviewing, and the Job Hotline.
Students are invited to get acquainted with The Career Center early in their academic experience and begin their quest for a rewarding, satisfying, and successful career.
Clubs and Organizations
This is only a sampling of clubs recognized in the past and is not necessarily current.
ACM Computing Club American Institute of Architecture Students
American Marketing Association American Planning Association American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Landscape Architecture
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Anthropology Club Art Club
Association of Black Students Auraria French Club Auraria Transnational Student Association
Beta Alpha Omega (Counseling/ Education)
Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society)
Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society)
Chi Epsilon
Chinese Student Association College Republicans CSPA-Colorado Society for Personnel Administration
CU Venture Network-Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs Equiponderance Pre-Law Club Etta Kappa Nu Feminist Alliance
Financial Management Association GSPA Association
Golden Key National Honor Society HASO-Health Administration Student Organization
IBSA-International Business Student Association
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Kappa Delta Pi M.E.C.H.A.
Master of Social Sciences Club MBA/MS Association (Graduate Business)
Model United Nations Conference Organization
The Robert E. Moore Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association
National Society of Black Engineers Native American Student Organization Phi Alpha Theta (History)
Phi Chi Theta (Business/Economics) Philosophy Club Pi Tau Sigma Psi Chi (Psychology)
Russian Culture & Language Club Sigma Iota Epsilon (Management Honor Society)
Sigma Tau Delta (English)
SAS-Society of Accounting Students Society of Women Engineers Student Association of Musicians Tau Beta Phi (Engineering)
Vietnamese Student Organization
Emergency Student Loan Program
The Emergency Student Loan Program is designed to meet the emergency financial needs of students. The program provides interest-free, short-term loans for up to $400.00. Upon request by the student, Auraria Book Vouchers are available for textbook purchases.
Applications for short-term loans will be accepted throughout the fall and spring semesters and summer session. Applicants are required to meet the minimum requirements listed below: Students receiving financial aid are eligible if:
• Financial aid or scholarship eligibility has been determined by the Office of Financial Aid
• Financial aid is verified by presenting recent copy of award letter, or letter from financial aid counselor
• Amount of aid covers costs of tuition and loan
Students not receiving financial aid an eligible if:
• Tuition balance is paid in full
• Monthly income is verified by present ing recent check stub or letter from employer
• Income indicates ability to repay loan within six weeks.
Hispanic Student Services
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cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of the students. Hispanic Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus, providing current information on issues and concerns of the Hispanic community. The office is located in North Classroom 2012,
(303) 556-2777.
Learning Assistance, The Center for
The Center for Learning Assistance is designed to promote student success in the academic setting. Available to CU-Denver undergraduate and graduate students, services include English as a second language and study skills courses, tutoring, study skills seminars, peer advocacy, a test file, consulting, and a minority resource library. First-generation college students may be eligible for intensive services through the Student Support Services Federal Grant Program within the Center. The Center is located in NC 2006, (303) 556-2802.
Tutoring. Free tutoring is available in many subject areas (some limitations apply). Tutoring is held on weekdays and evenings. Scheduled tutoring is available Monday through Thursday, i a.m.-9 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
3pen lab tutoring is available Monday hrough Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and â– riday, 9a.m.-l p.m.
Seminars. Study skills seminars are arovided on such topics as critical hinking, time/stress management, test mxiety/test taking, essay writing, study trategies, active reading, learning styles, nd listening/note taking.
Consulting. Academic, financial aid, and iersonal consulting are available. Peer dvocacy is available to students eligible ar the Student Support Services Program.
Library. The Center maintains a small eriodical and book collection authored y, and/or about, minorities; these isources are available for student isearch and leisure.
Courses. Courses are offered in a small 'oup format in the areas of college irvival skills, introduction to word rocessing, English as a second language, id problem solving.
ENGL 1006-3. Reading for Speakers f Other Languages. This course is ;signed for ESL students who need to iprove their reading and vocabulary
skills. Students will increase their reading ability through vocabulary building, word attack strategies, and reading analysis.
ENGL 1007-3. Composition for Speakers of Other Languages I. This is the first course in the ESL composition sequence. Writing begins with sentence-level development and continues with the development of paragraphs based on Western rhetorical patterns. Grammar appropriate to students’ needs will be incorporated into the class.
ENGL 1008-3. Composition for Speakers of Other Languages II. This is a three-credit-hour course and follows ENGL 1007 in the ESL sequence of writing classes. The course provides continued work on grammar, syntax, usage, and the mechanics of writing. Writing begins with paragraphs and moves into essay writing. Special attention is paid to the aspects of the English language which pose particular problems for the non-native speaker of English.
ENGL 1009-3. Advanced ESL Writing Skills. This is the third course in the ESL composition sequence. Emphasis is placed on more complex grammatical problems and on the development of longer compositions. Prereq: ENGL 1008 or coordinator’s approval.
STSK 0705-1. Problem Solving. Designed to improve investigative and problem-solving skills. Scientific theory, empirical methodology, and research methods will be utilized. Individual topics of investigation will be assigned.
STSK 0707-1. College Survival Skills. Designed to promote success in the academic setting. Topics covered will include university resources, conquering the university system, listening and note-taking, study and memory techniques, test-taking skills, time management, library research strategies, and word processing.
STSK 0708-1. Introduction to Word Processing. Thoroughly familiarizes the student with an easy-to-use word processing program that will assist in the process of writing, text revision and rearrangement, and the production of “letter-perfect” documents. The word processing program used will be one that is available in the open student-use computer lab areas.
STSK 0800-1. Research Process for ESL Students. A one-credit-hour course designed for students who are unfamiliar with the process of academic research. The class covers the steps involved in producing a research paper, including resource evaluation skills. Grammar
is covered as necessary according to student needs.
STSK 0801-1. Communication Skills for ESL Students. Meets twice a week to improve the oral communication skills of students whose first language is not English. Skills include use of idiomatic English, cross-cultural awareness, cross-cultural problems in communications, and pronunciation.
STSK 0802-1. Advanced Academic Reading Skills for ESL. The aim of this course is to improve the student’s ability to read academic texts. The focus is on analysis and interpretation.
STSK 0803-1. Speech Presentation for ESL. A one-credit-hour course which follows STSK 0801 in the oral communication skills sequence. The course focuses on the structure used in formal speech presentation along with continued improvement in pronunciation.
Prereq: STSK 0801.
STSK 0804-1. Listening and Note-taking for ESL Students. Designed to help ESL students improve their academic lecture comprehension and note-taking skills. Students will learn how to listen to a lecture and take effective notes.
Practice lectures will cover a wide range of academic fields.
STSK 0806-1. Study Skills for ESL Students. Designed for ESL students to improve those skills needed for effective participation in the college classroom. Emphasis will be on academic reading and writing skills, as well as on notetaking skills.
Pre-Col legiate Development, The Center for
Programs offered by the Center serve to motivate minority high school students to pursue post-secondary education and provide them the academic skills needed to be successful in their college endeavors. The Center is located in NC 2204, (303)556-2322.
PRE-COLLEGIATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The Pre-Collegiate Development Program is a systemwide institutionally funded academic enhancement program for high school students. It is designed to motivate and prepare academically/ economically disadvantaged students to complete high school on a timely basis. The primary focus of the program is to prepare youth (grades 9-12) for professional careers by exposing them to careers of specific interest to them. The program includes academic advising


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(by parents and guidance counselors working together) regarding high school course selections that will best help students attain their desired career objectives. In addition, during the academic year, students will take part in relevant Saturday Academies in Basic Study Skills, Interpersonal Skills Development, and topics related to student preparation for the 21st century. Between their sophomore and junior years, students will participate in a two-week Summer Academic Program. This two-week session is designed to enhance study and library research skills, and provide a thorough introduction to college placement exams and career fields. Between their junior and senior years, students will attend a five-week academically intense Summer Academic Program. Students will experience university life on a firsthand basis and enhance their secondary school academics by taking courses designed to augment high school academic requirements (e.g., mathematics, sciences, writing, computer science, social sciences.) Students also enroll in a three-credit college course.
CU-DENVER SCHOLARS PROGRAM
This is an early college enrollment program for college-bound, high-achieving minority students who are enrolled in their senior year of high school. The program enables students to begin their college studies by taking one course at CU-Denver during the fall term of their senior year in high school. The credit earned in the course can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree. While enrolled in the program, students participate in monthly workshops designed to acclimate them to the University and prepare them for college study.
Student Advocacy Center
The Student Advocacy Center provides support services to CU-Denver students, particularly during their first year on campus. Services are designed to help students make a smooth transition to life at CU-Denver and to succeed in their college studies. Professional staff and student peer advocates provide information about campus resources and assist students with class scheduling, academic policies and procedures, and problem solving. The Center also houses an extensive scholarship library. The Center is located in NC 2204, (303) 556-2546.
Student Counseling Center
The CU-Denver Student Counseling Center staff provides services at no charge to students for personal, educational, and relationship concerns through individual and group counseling, stress management and biofeedback, alcohol and drug prevention, and crisis intervention. If a client’s needs are such that they would benefit more from an alternative form of counseling or therapy, appropriate referrals will be made to community-based professionals.
Also, by request, staff provide consultation, lectures, and workshops to student, faculty, and staff groups, clubs, and classes on diversity, mental health topics, organizational, and student development issues.
The CU-Denver Student Counseling Center is located in the North Classroom Building, room 4036, (303) 556-4372.
Student Legal Services
Student legal services are available to assist students with off-campus legal problems through the provision of legal advice, litigation preparation, document interpretation, and assistance in negotiation. The service will not represent students in court. This student fee-funded program is provided free of charge to CU-Denver students; however, a charge may be assessed for actual costs incurred, such as copying, typing, etc. For further details, contact the office in the Tivoli Student Union, Suite 308, (303) 556-6061.
Student Life, Office of
The Office of Student Life is the advising, coordinating, resource, and general information center for student clubs and organizations, student government (ASCUD), student programs, and the academic honor societies. The office is responsible for the administration of the student fee budget and monitors all student fee expenditures to assure compliance with CU-Denver and State of Colorado regulations and procedures. The Director of Student Life represents the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Student Affairs on selected CU-Denver, tri-institutional, and AHEC committees and maintains effective lines of communication with MSCD, CCD, and AHEC. The director administers the student conduct and discipline procedures as described in the Code of Student Conduct. The Office of Student Life is located in the Tivoli Student Union, Room 303, (303) 556-3399.
Student Retention Services
The Office of Student Retention Service offers an array of services and programs designed to foster cultural diversity withi the CU-Denver student body, help students adjust to the social and intellectual environment of the campus, and provide the academic support students need to succeed in their studies and derive maximum benefit from their college campus experience. Retention services are provided by professional staff in three centers, which include The Center for Learning Assistance, Student Retention Services, and The Career Center. The Student Retention Services office also administers the Tuition Appeal Program. Student Retention Services is located in the CU-Denver Building, 125014th Street, Suite 100, (303) 556-2324.
Veterans Affairs, Office of
The Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) is an initial contact point for eligible veterans and dependent students attending CU-Denver who wish to utilize Veterans Administration educational benefits. Thi, office assists students with filling out VA paperwork and in solving problems associated with the receipt of VA-related educational benefits.
The OVA maintains proper certificatio for eligible students to ensure that each student meets Veterans Administration requirements for attendance, course loa< and content, and other regulations necessary to receive educational benefits payments.
In addition, the OVA provides VA Voca tional Rehabilitation referrals, informatk on VA tutorial assistance, and VA work/ study positions for qualified veterans.
For further information, contact the Offi< of Veterans Affairs at (303) 556-2630, CU-Denver Bldg., Suite 100F.
CENTER FOR INTERNSHIPS AND COOPERATIVE EDUCATION AND CU SERVES
Director Janet Michalski Assistant Director and Coordinator,
Engineering: Diane Lopez Assistant Director and Coordinator,
Liberal Arts and Sciences:
Cherrie Grove Coordinator, Business and
Administration: Kristy Adams Administrative Assistant: Beth Hartl Office: 1047 Ninth Street Historic Park Telephone: (303) 556-2892


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The Center for Internships and Cooperative Education, established at CU-Denver in 1972, provides students with an opportunity to supplement their academic classroom learning with on-the-job work experiences, internships, or community service experience related to their academic studies. Students are placed either as paid co-op trainees or as interns for academic credit with corporations, businesses, or government agencies in the Denver metropolitan area as well as out-of-state.
Faculty coordinators from each of the University’s colleges and schools act as liaisons between the Center and the academic departments. The Center currently places some 600 students each year with some 300 participating employers. Over 30 percent of all students placed are graduate students.
Cooperative Education
Cooperative education is an educational method which combines classroom study with paid, career-related, off-campus work. The purpose is to give students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real world situations, and to bring that experience aack to the classroom as a learning tool.
Cooperative education offers students laid long-term positions (two or more semesters). Students alternate semesters jf full-time work with semesters of full-time school, or work part time year round. Co->p experiences may be eligible for icademic credit, and many positions ead to permanent career positions upon [raduation.
nternships
Internships offer students short-term lositions (one semester) and they are iften nonpaid. Internships are always one for academic credit and are popular nth students who like to explore a variety f careers. Many students complete two, liree, or even four internships before raduation. Internships, like co-op jobs, re related to the student’s academic tudies and/or career goals.
ligibility for Placement
To qualify for placement in a co-op r internship position, students must e enrolled at least half time in any CU-enver college or school, have completed leir freshman year, have maintained grade-point average of 2.5 or higher, id have completed at least 12 hours in
residence (6 hours for graduate students). Some employers have additional requirements, i.e., U.S. citizenship, willingness to travel, and specific course work.
Participation in any CU-SERVES service day is open to all students. Participation in a service learning placement requires enrollment in a course with a service option or requirement.
Eligibility for Academic Credit
Undergraduate and graduate students placed by the Center in paid or non-paid positions, as well as students who have obtained their own positions, can apply to earn academic credit through courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Administration, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, The Graduate School of Public Affairs, Graduate School of Business Administration, and the College of Architecture and Planning can earn internship, cooperative education, experiential learning, field study, or practicum credit through courses established for this purpose.
Why Students Participate
• Students recognize the value of combining theory with practice and find greater relevance in their studies.
• Work experience allows students to test classroom teaching in the laboratory of the real world.
• Co-op positions provide a means of financial assistance that is available to students, regardless of family income levels or other financial aid arrangements, and does not leave students burdened with educational debts.
• The inclusion of a work component and the contribution from co-op earnings are major factors in encouraging first-generation college students to pursue a college degree.
Why Employers Participate
• Students are an excellent resource for special projects and peak loads or busy seasons.
• The employer can assess an individual’s potential for employment after graduation, thus saving entry-level recruiting costs.
• Student workers can increase productivity of full-time professional staff.
• Students are highly motivated, productive, and dependable workers.
• Students bring knowledge about the latest academic research to their employers.
• As verified by many studies, co-op student interns subsequently become full-time employees with far lower turnover rates and better promotion potential than the average entry-level professional.
Typical Participating Employers
Employers who hire CU-Denver students for internship positions include: BRW.Inc.
Capitol Records Cellular, Inc.
Children’s Day Psychiatric Hospital City of Denver, Mayor’s Office of Art, Culture & Film
Colorado Department of Health Colorado Department of Local Affairs Colorado Department of Transportation Denver Center for the Performing Arts Denver District Attorney’s Office Denver General Hospital Hughes Aircraft Company IBM Corporation Jones Intercable KCNC-TV KOOL105 Radio KWGN-TV King and Associates Lucent Technologies Newshour with Jim Lehrer National Park Service National Renewable Energy Laboratory Office of the Governor, State of Colorado
Peat Marwick Main & Co.
Pena Investment Advisors R.W. Beck
Talking Book Publishers U S WEST Communications U.S. Bureau of Land Management U.S. Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Geological Survey Urban Drainage & Flood Control District Western Area Power Administration World Trade Center
CU SERVES/Service Learning
CU-Denver’s new community service/ service learning program, CU SERVES, was established in 1991 to develop community service opportunities for any CU-Denver course that incorporates a community service option or requirement. CU SERVES also sponsors the CU SERVES Tutors Program, which matches CU-Denver students with K-5, at-risk youth, who benefit from one-on-one academic tutoring.


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LIBRARY SERVICES Auraria Library
Dean and Director: Camila Alire Associate Directors: Jean F. Hemphill, Glenda A. Thornton Office: Auraria Library, Lawrence at 11th Street Telephone:
Administration: (303) 556-2805 Information: (303) 556-2740 Reference: (303) 556-2585
FACULTY
Associate Professors: Camila Alire,
Jean F. Hemphill, Terry Ann Leopold Assistant Professors: Anthony J. Dedrick, Glenda Thornton, Robert L. Wick Instructors: Orlando Archibeque, Elizabeth D’Antonio-Gan, Vera Gao, Stephen Green, Cynthia Hashert, Florence Jones, Elaine Jurries,
Susan Maret, Marit S. MacArthur,
Nikki Me Caslin, Ellen Metter,
Jay Schafer, Anita Schuneman,
Mara L. Sprain, Linda D. Tietjen,
Louise Treff-Gangler, Diane Turner, Judith Valdez, Eveline Yang
FRIENDS OF AURARIA LIBRARY
The Friends of Auraria Library is an association formed in 1976 to promote the development of Auraria Library as a center for learning, study, and research for the students and faculty of the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver. The Friends of Auraria Library’s ongoing objectives are:
1. To promote awareness of and good will toward Auraria Library on the campus, in the metropolitan area, and in the region; and
2. To increase Library resources through contributions, solicitations, grants, bequests, and gifts of books and other appropriate materials.
LIBRARY SERVICES
Access to information is essential to academic success. The Auraria Library, located at the center of the campus, provides a wide range of learning resources and services to support academic programs. The Library is administered by the University of Colorado at Denver.
THE COLLECTION
The Auraria Library has a collection of approximately 600,000 volumes. In addition to a strong, up-to-date book
collection, the Library also has over 3,200 journal and newspaper subscriptions and a film/videotape collection. The Library is a selective depository for U.S. Government Publications and a depository for Colorado State documents. The Auraria Library’s collection is supplemented by providing access to other libraries within the state and nationally through interlibrary loan services.
THE CARL ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOG
Access to the Auraria Library’s collection is through the online CARL (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries) public access catalog, a user-friendly system that also allows for searching of the collections of many other libraries throughout the state, the region, and the nation. The system allows faster and more comprehensive searches than were possible with the traditional card catalog. Through UnCover, CARL offers current indexing to over 10,000 periodical titles. In addition to using CARL at the Library, students may obtain dial-up access through a home or office computer with a modem (303) [758-1551]. CARL appears as a menu item on the CU-Denver mainframe computer.
CIRCULATION SERVICES
Library materials are checked out from the Circulation Desk with a current Auraria I.D. or other valid identification. Undergraduate students may check out books for 28 days and graduate students for 60 days. An Auraria student with a valid student I.D. can check out up to 75 books from the general collection.
Up to three renewals may be made in person or by phone (303) [556-2639]. Charges are assessed when books are returned past their due date.
REFERENCE SERVICES
The Auraria Library Reference Department strives to provide excellent service in assisting students and faculty with their research needs. The Reference Desk is staffed during most hours the Library is open and has librarians and staff trained in all subject areas in order to assist students with online and print sources of information.
COMPUTER ASSISTED RESEARCH (CAR)
Online database searching, for which there is a fee, can save many hours of researching printed abstracts and indexes. In some cases, it provides the only access to certain materials. The
Library has access to well over 400 databases. In addition to bibliographic information, databases also may contain directory and financial information, scientific data, and full text. Questions about the Computer Assisted Research service should be directed to the CAR office, (303) 556-2624.
INFORMATION DELIVERY/ INTERLIBRARY LOAN
This department participates in a worldwide electronic interlending network with other libraries and commercial document suppliers. This service enables the user to obtain needed materials not available at Auraria Library. Once requested, materials can take two days to four weeks to obtain, depending on where the lender is. A fee may be requirec in some cases.
LIBRARY INSTRUCTION
The Library is committed to providing information skills through its instruction program. The program is varied, ranging from basic, introductory-level material to advanced research methodology for graduate students. Information on the CARL system and CD-ROMS are importan components of the Library Instruction Program. For more information about the Library’s instructional offerings, contact the Library Instruction office at (303) 556-3303.
RESERVES/MEDIA
The Reserves/Media Department (located in the northwest corner of the first floor) provides special short-term circulation of books, pamphlets, articles, and other materials needed for class instruction. Except for films and videos, all other types of media are housed in Reserves/Media, along with playback equipment. Films and videos (including those on reserve) are located in Media Equipment Services, first floor, southeas corner.
The loan periods for “reserved” items are short, and overdue follow-up is prompt, so that large numbers of studen may have access to the material. These materials include not only titles owned by the Library, but also personal copies made available by the faculty. Most “reserved” material may be checked out for a few days, with the exception of med items. The length of check-out is determined by the professor. Materials will be checked out with appropriate picture I.E


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ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
The Library acts as the repository for catalogs, schedules, budgets, and other organizational information for the institutions of higher education on the Auraria Campus. In addition to current information, the Archives contain complete files of all student newspapers and other campus publications. Special Collections include materials relating to the history of Colorado, public policy, and civil liberties in Colorado. For hours and more information, call (303) 556-8373.
SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
The Library is committed to making its resources and services available to all students. Library services to assist persons with disabilities include orientation to the physical layout of the Library, retrieval of materials, and some assistance with use of CARL, the online public access catalog, periodicals, and indexes.
Adaptive computer equipment and software have been installed in the Reference
area and in the Computer Access Lab that will assist a number of students with varying disabilities. This equipment connects to CARL, the Internet, and other electronic access systems.
ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
Coin-operated typewriters, photocopiers, microform reader/printers, a copy center, pay phones, and study rooms are all available at the Library.
INTERNSHIPS
The Library offers internships, practi-cums, independent studies, and volunteer opportunities to students interested in librarianship, information management, or related areas.
MEDIA SERVICES Auraria Media Center
Director; Muriel E. Woods Office: Auraria Media Center, Lawrence at 11th Street, Lower Level, Room 015 Telephone: (303) 556-2426
The Auraria Media Center offers a full range of media services, including the management of the Library’s film and videotape collection. These materials are listed in the online public access catalog. The Media Center operates a 24-channel television distribution system which is wired into all classrooms on campus. Faculty members may request the transmission of a film or videotape directly into the classroom over this system. Students may request transmission of a film or videotape from one of the media viewing and listening carrels in the Library. This system also can transmit live programs from St. Cajetan’s, the Student Union, and the Media Center’s television studios to other locations on campus. A self-service graphics lab and two self-service VHS editing suites also are available for student use in the Media Center’s Production Department. Finally, an Internship Program is available to students who are interested in converting knowledge gained in electronics, graphics, or television production courses to practical experience.




The College of Architecture and Planning
Dean: Patricia O’Leary Associate Dean: Mark Gelernter Office: CU-Denver Building, Third Floor Telephone: (303) 556-3382
Faculty
Professors: Thomas Clark, Spenser Havlick, George Hoover, Joseph Juhasz, Yuk Lee, Dwayne Nuzum, Patricia O’Leary, John Prosser, Fahriye Sancar, Peter Schneider, Raymond Studer, Jr., Luis Summers, Willem van Vliet Associate Professors: Ernesto Arias, Lois Brink, Joan Draper, Phillip Gallegos, Harry Gamham, Mark Gelernter, Marvin Hatami, Bernard Jones, Raymond McCall, Jr., Hans Morgenthaler, Bennett Neiman, Randall Ott, Diane Wilk Assistant Professors: Mark Gross, Julee Herdt, Michael Holleran, Lawrence Loftin III, Marianne MacDonald,
Taisto Makela, Won Jin Tae, Ping Xu Senior Instructors: Barbara Ambach, Robert Flanagan, John Frankhouser, Allen Harlow, Paul Saporito
NFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The College of Architecture and 'lanning at the University of Colorado t Denver prepares students for careers i architecture, planning, landscape archi-jcture, urban design, and other design elated fields. The College offers the only ndergraduate and graduate education l these fields in the state of Colorado, tudents intending to enter these design nd planning professions normally first omplete the College’s undergraduate egree as preparation for entry into le College’s graduate level professional rograms. Graduate programs are also /ailable for those who already hold an idergraduate degree in a field unrelated \ design or planning. The College is lique in that it offers its 900 students cceptional educational experiences in to distinctive and different locations, le College’s graduate programs in chitecture, landscape architecture, ban design, and urban and regional anning are taught on the Denver mpus of the University of Colorado, the heart of a vital downtown. Its
undergraduate programs are offered on the Boulder campus in an environment ideally suited to the needs of undergraduate students. With a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and professional work, the College provides students with a broad range of learning opportunities. For detailed information on the undergraduate programs, see the University of Colorado at Boulder catalog.
Special Activities and Programs
The College provides a diverse range of opportunities which enrich and enhance the education of its students. Through activities and functions including a lecture series, a visiting critic series, exhibits, publications, and active student organizations, the College encourages contact among students, faculty, and members of the design professions. Each summer, the College offers foreign study-travel programs, which in recent years have included travel to Finland, France, Prague, Rome, and Russia. The College makes available a range of scholarships and fellowships, some of which are based on need, others on performance, and yet others which are specifically intended to provide enrichment opportunities.
The College supports an active and focused internship program for its students, giving them access to elective internship opportunities in the Denver metropolitan area. Finally, the College encourages students to take control of their own education, and supports within its ability any reasonable proposals from students to enrich their own educational experiences.
College Facilities
The College is located at 125014th Street in downtown Denver, on the northeastern edge of the Auraria campus. This favorable location gives easy access both to the extensive campus facilities, and to the urban amenities of Denver’s lively lower downtown. Most of the major professional design offices in Denver are within easy reach of the College, providing many opportunities for contact between
students and practitioners. College facilities include studio spaces for students, lecture and seminar rooms, design jury spaces, exhibition spaces, and faculty offices. The College also provides a photographic darkroom and studio, a model and furniture-making woodshop, and an extensive computer lab whose main focus is computer-aided design (CAD) and computer 2-D and 3-D imaging. Also located in the College is a brand new Graphic Information Systems (GIS) computer lab, which is open to all students of the University of Colorado at Denver.
Scholarships/Financial Aid
Students in the College have access to a number of scholarships and other financial assistance funds. Some of these funds are provided by the institution itself, while others are provided by external sources like the American Institute of Architects Education Fund, The American Planning Association, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute. For further information on these scholarships and graduate tuition awards, please contact the College’s Student Services Officer at (303) 556- 3387. For information on federal and state financial aid, contact the Office of Financial Aid, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 125, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364, (303) 556-2886.
ACADEMIC POLICIES Academic Standing
Students must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in the graduate programs to remain in good standing and to graduate. If a student’s GPA falls below a 3.0, then he or she will be placed on academic probation beginning the following semester. If the GPA remains below a 3.0 after the probationary semester, then he or she may be dismissed from the College.
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should first informally discuss the issue with the relevant faculty member and then with the Department Chair. If the matter is not resolved this way, the student may initiate an appeal by writing to the faculty member outlining the reasons for the appeal. Copies are to be forwarded to the Department Chair and the Dean. The faculty member must respond in writing to the student’s written appeal, with copies to the department chair and the Dean.
An Appeals Committee consisting of three faculty members of the academic program will review the written appeal. The chair of the Appeals Committee will convey its recommendation in writing to the student who has appealed, with copies to the Instructor, the Department Chair, and Dean.
Attendance and Timeliness of Work
Students are expected to attend all meetings of classes. Excessive unexcused absences may result in a grade reduction at the discretion of the instructor.
Absence from a class will be excused for verified medical reasons or for extreme personal emergencies. The student may be required to furnish evidence.
Students’ assignments are to be completed in a timely manner. Any assignment turned in late may have its grade reduced by an amount set at the discretion of the instructor. An assignment may be turned in late without penalty for verified medical reasons or for extreme personal emergencies. Students must have their instructor’s written permission to turn an assignment in late. Students with excused late work may turn in the assignment by the end of finals week without penalty. Otherwise, the grade “IF will be assigned.
Course Sequencing and Advancement
Programs in the College are structured such that certain courses must be taken concurrently or sequentially. Students will not be allowed to enroll in a course if its co-requisites or prerequisites have not been satisfied.
Originality of Work
Students must submit their own work. Where other sources are used in a student submission, they are to be clearly identified and referenced. The University considers plagiarism and similar acts of falsification a serious matter which
may result in suspension or expulsion. Information on codes of conduct and grievance procedures are available from the University of Colorado at Denver’s Office of Enrollment and Student Affairs.
ADMISSIONS General Requirements
Applicants to the College of Architecture and Planning are required to submit the following credentials:
• University of Colorado Application for Graduate Admission form.
• Two official transcripts from each institution the applicant has attended. Transcripts must be mailed by the institution directly to the College.
A certified literal English translation must also be submitted for documents that are not in English.
• Letters of recommendation. U.S. residents - three letters; international applicants - four letters.
• Statement of purpose.
• Supporting materials: Applicants to the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Programs, but not to the Urban and Regional Planning Program, are required to submit a portfolio (6-12 pages, bound, 8.5 x 11 inches). Slides are not accepted. A portfolio is an orderly presentation of one’s work.
This includes examples of creative and analytical work including, but not limited to, essays, papers, photographs, and photographic reproductions of artistic work such as sculptures, drawings, paintings, musical compositions, and other fine arts. A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included for return of the portfolio. Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program should submit, in an 8.5 x 11 inch bound document, their statement of purpose, a resume, and a copy of a student or professional paper or project.
• Application fee. Non refundable ($50.00-U.S. residents; $60.00-international applicants).
• Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program are encouraged
to submit Graduate Record Exams (general) scores, and are required to submit GRE scores if their GPAs are below 3.0. Applicants to Architecture and Landscape Architecture are encouraged to submit GRE scores if their GPAs are below 3.0.
International Applicants
International applicants are required to submit the following documents in addition to the credentials listed under general requirements.
• TOEFL score. The College of Architecture and Planning requires a minimum TOEFL score of 550 for students from non-English speaking countries. However, the College will consider applications from students with strong academic credentials whose TOEFL scores are slightly below 550.
If accepted, these students will be required to register for an English course. An official TOEFL score report is required; institutional TOEFL reports are not acceptable.
• Financial Resources Statement. International applicants must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds available. To provide this evidence, each international applicant should follow these instructions:
a. If applicant’s own money is to be used: In Part 2, Section 1 of the Financial Resources Statement, applicant’s bank must certify that the full amount of money is on deposit in his or her account to meet tuition and expenses.
b. If applicant is sponsored by a family member or friend: The sponsor must agree to provide the money and sign the Financial Resources Statement in Part 2, Section 2. Sponsor’s bank must also certify that the sponsor has on deposit the amount of money applicant will need for tuition and expenses.
c. If applicant has been awarded a scholarship, Part 2, Section 3 of the Financial Resources Statement must be completed.
Statements used for other institutions will not be accepted. Photocopied documents are not accepted unless signed by the originator; signatures must be original.
Application Dates and Deadlines
Fall Semester-March 15 All programs
Spring Semester-October 1 Architecture Program: M. Arch II, MAUD and advanced standing M. Arch only
Landscape Architecture Program:
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Urban and Regional Planning Program:
Applications received after these dates will be considered only on a space-available basis.
Confirmation Deposit
A non-refundable confirmation deposit of $200 is required to secure an applicant’s place in the Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs. The deposit is due at the time the applicant accepts the program’s offer of admission. The deposit will be applied to the first semester’s tuition when the student registers for classes.
ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION
To request additional information, please write to: Office of the Dean, The College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 126, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364, (303) 55&-3382. Individuals who wish to visit the College should contact the programs secretary at 556-4866 to arrange for an appointment.
PROGRAMS OF STUDY \rchitecture
Jepartment Chair: George Hoover Associate Chair Diane Wilk Telephone: (303) 556-3382
The architecture program’s mission is o lead in the discovery, communication, nd application of knowledge in the liscipline of architecture. The program’s oals are to excel in the education of its tudents, in the research and creative ndeavors of its faculty, and in its service d the broad range of communities and eople central to its role as a regional )cus for professional design education.
0 respond to this mission and to these oals, the program has developed a istinctive framework which establishes le program’s unique intellectual, educa-onal, and architectural culture. The rogram celebrates its place in a very Dedal set of landscapes - the urban atrix of Denver, and the spectacular itural landscape of the high plains and le Colorado Rockies. It is committed to
1 education which considers the build-g as the primary focus of the architect’s >ncem, but which also places a high ilue on the study of the interactions ;tween buildings and their urban and itural settings. Through placing value
on these building/landscape interactions, the program concerns itself with the ethics of architectural interventions, propriety, stewardship, sustainability, and accountability.
As a result of these dominant concerns, the program’s focus is rooted in the creation of an academic environment which is both intellectually stimulating and educationally challenging, and in and through which the program’s students are empowered to become architects who:
• will promote the practice of design as the basis of their architectural and intellectual method;
• will assert responsibility for their important role as designers of buildings in their urban and natural settings;
• will understand and value the importance of the influences of history, theory, ideology, context, technology, and practice on the form-and quality-of the urban and rural landscapes;
• will define their obligations, their status, and their roles as members of an established design discipline and design profession;
• will accept, apply, and extend the important professional, intellectual, and design traditions of the discipline; and
• will be creative, thoughtful, and critical design leaders in the discipline and profession of architecture.
PREREQUISITES
While it is strongly recommended that students complete the prerequisites of college-level trigonometry and physics before entering the program, they must be completed before advancement to the second semester of the first professional Master of Architecture program.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
According to the National Architectural Accrediting Board, which is responsible for accrediting all architecture programs in the United States:
“Most states require that an individual intending to become an architect hold an accredited degree. There are two types of degrees that are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board: (1) The Bachelor of Architecture, which requires a minimum of five years study, and (2) The Master of Architecture, which requires a minimum of three years of study following an unrelated bachelor’s degree or two years following a related pre-professional bachelor’s degree. These professional degrees are structured to
educate those who aspire to registration and licensure to practice as architects.
The four-year, pre-professional degree, where offered, is not accredited by NAAB. The pre-professional degree is useful to those wishing a foundation in the field of architecture, as preparation for either continued education in a professional degree program or for employment options in fields related to architecture.”
The professional program in architecture offered by the University of Colorado at Denver through its College of Architecture and Planning is a Master of Architecture degree program. It is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Students with an unrelated bachelor’s or master’s degree must complete a seven-semester sequence of course work and accumulate a minimum of 114 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. Students completing the College’s Bachelor of Environmental Design on the Boulder campus-or completing a pre-professional degree from another NAAB accredited institution-are given advanced standing in the three-and-one-half year program, and must complete a minimum of four semesters of course work and accumulate at least 60 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree.
The course work which makes up the program’s curriculum is grouped into four major component areas: the 45-semester-credit-hour Design Studies component, an 18-semester-credit-hour Liberal Studies component, a 27-semester-credit-hour Professional Studies component, and a 24-semester-credit-hour elective component which includes the completion of 3 semester credit hours in each of the areas of history/theory, graphics, and internship.
COURSE SEQUENCE
FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester -15 semester credit hours
ARCH 5500-6. Introduction to
Architectural Design Studio I
ARCH 5510-3. Elements of Design Expression and Presentation I
ARCH 5520-3. Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism ARCH 5532-3. Building Technology I
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ARCH 5501-6.
ARCH 5521-3.
ARCH 5530-3. ARCH 6660-3.
Elective-3.
Introduction to Architectural Design Studio II
Survey of Architectural History Structures I Human and Social Dimensions of Design
SECOND YEAR
fundamental practices of architecture and urbanism may be examined, advanced, and extended. The advanced study programs have been designed to be both flexible and interdisciplinary, and through this they provide students with a broad range of options which can accommodate and respond to each student’s own interests and study agenda.
THE MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE II
sequence of course work within a focus-area leading to the award of the Master of Architecture degree is:
Course Sequence
SEMESTER ONE
Degree project proposal 3 credits
Focus-area required/ recommended course work 6 credits Elective course work 3 credits
Fall Semester-18 semester credit hours
ARCH 55026.
ARCH 5531-3. ARCH 5533-3.
ARCH 6620-3.
LA 6632-3.
Architectural Design Studio III Structures II Environmental Control Systems I
Architecture in the 18th Through 20th Centuries Site Planning
Spring Semester-18 semester credit hours
ARCH 6600-6.
ARCH 6621-3.
ARCH 6630-3. ARCH 6631-3.
Elective-3.
Architectural Design Studio IV
History of Architectural Theory Structures III Environmental Control Systems II
Summer Semester-12 semester credit hours
ARCH 66016. Architectural Design Studio V
ARCH 6636-3. Building Technology II U D 6620-3. Architecture of the City
THIRD YEAR
Fall Semester-18 semester credit hours
ARCH 6700-6. Advanced Architectural Design Studio VI
ARCH 6750-3. Professional Practice Electives-9.
Spring Semester-15 semester credit hours
ARCH 6701-6. Advanced Architectural Design Studio VII
Electives-9.
ADVANCED STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
The College of Architecture and Planning has two programs which offer students with established design backgrounds opportunities for advanced study in the fields of architecture and urban design: The Master of Architecture II and the Master of Architecture in Urban Design. Each of these programs has a research orientation and agenda, and their general intent is to create an educational context within which the
The Master of Architecture II is an advanced degree program which provides its students with a range of opportunities for exploring and extending their knowledge of the practice of architecture. Students applying for admission to the program must have been awarded a five-or six-year first-professional degree in architecture, and may enter the Master of Architecture II program in any semester of the academic year. The Master of Architecture II program currently offers five defined focus areas for advanced study:
Design, which asks its students to further their knowledge and understanding of design, design theory and criticism, and advanced design methods and techniques;
Computers in Design, which asks its students to extend their knowledge and understanding of the computer as an effective tool for design generation and development;
Technology, which asks its students to extend their knowledge of the building technologies, and to investigate the impact of current and emerging technologies on the form of buildings;
Real Estate, which asks its students to extend their understanding of the role of politics, finance, and economics as major determinants of design approach and the form of buildings; and
Practice, which asks its students to extend their understanding of the forces and processes which affect the ways in which architecture can and should be practiced.
Each of these options requires students to complete 36 semester hours of credit in required, recommended, and elective course work to qualify for the award of the Master of Architecture degree. To be eligible for graduation from the program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence, and 12 semester credit hours in required and/or recommended focus-area course work particular to their area of study. The remaining 12 semester credit hours are elective course work. A typical
SEMESTER TWO
Degree project research 3 credits
Focus-area required/
recommended course work 6 credits Elective course work 3 credits
SEMESTER THREE
Degree project 6 credits
Elective course work 6 credits
THE MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE IN URBAN DESIGN
The Master of Architecture in Urban Design program is a research-oriented, advanced degree program which provide its students with a range of opportunities for exploring and extending their knowledge of the design of the urban environment. The program makes full use of its setting in the heart of downtown Denver, using the city as the laboratory for many of its projects and investigations. The urban design program asks its students to investigate, explore, and examine the form, morphology, and structure of the city, and to test the range of processes and strategies which guide and inform any interventions in the urban landscape The program also asks its students to question existing methods and models o intervention, and to develop and propose alternative ideologies and strategies which can be used to resolve the broad range of concerns impacting the growth and evolution of the contemporary city and its complex urban landscape.
There are two options and plans of study for students wishing to enter th« urban design program-a 36-semester-credit-hour program and a 60-semester-credit-hour program. Entry into a particular option is determined by prior academic degree and experience.
Students applying for admission to thf 36-semester-credit-hour program leadinj to the award of the degree of Master of Architecture in Urban Design must have been awarded a five- or six-year first-professional degree in architecture, and may enter the Urban Design progran in any semester of the academic year.
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semester-credit-hour program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence, and 15 semester credit hours in required and/or recommended course work in urban design. The remaining 9 semester credit hours are elective course work. The typical sequence of course work within the 36-semester-credit-hour option leading to the award of the Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree is:
Course Sequence
SEMESTER ONE
Degree project proposal 3 credits
Urban design course work 9 credits
SEMESTER TWO
Degree project research 3 credits
Urban design course work 6 credits
Elective course work 3 credits
SEMESTER THREE
Degree project 6 credits
Elective course work 6 credits
Students who have design degrees other than the first-professional degree in architecture may be admitted to the urban design program after evaluation of their academic and design credentials, and will be required to complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit to be eligible for the award of the Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree. To be eligible for graduation from the 60-semester-credit-hour program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in designated design courses, 9 semester credit hours in designated history and theory courses, 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence, and 15 semester credit hours in required and/or recommended course work in urban design.
The remaining 12 semester credit hours are elective course work. The typical sequence of course work within the 60-semester-credit-hour option leading to the award of the Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree is:
Course Sequence
SEMESTER ONE
Designated design studio Designated history or theory course work
SEMESTER TWO
)esignated design studio Designated history or theory course work Elective course work
6 credits 6 credits
6 credits
3 credits 3 credits
SEMESTER THREE
Degree project proposal Urban design course work 3 credits 9 credits
SEMESTER FOUR
Degree project research Urban design course work Elective course work 3 credits 6 credits 3 credits
SEMESTER FIVE
Degree project Elective course work 6 credits 6 credits
Landscape Architecture
Interim Program Director Raymond
Studer
Telephone: (303) 556-3382
The primary mission of the program is to imbue the student with a design ethic for landscape architecture-in its holistic sense of landscape intervention-as a relationship between the abstract and the real, between architecture and landscape, and between art and ecology. The underlying premise or baseline is that the landscape architect strives to design places for people to inhabit, in the artful sense of the word, with a relentless commitment to quality, ethics, and appropriateness. Students will develop a thorough competence in design, design process, and knowledge of landscape technology. The program features particular emphasis upon the holistic understanding of exploration, experimentation, and synthesis as it relates to professional practice, design management, and professional ethics.
The dynamic setting of the University-the urban matrix of Denver and the interface between the Rocky Mountains and the high plains-offers a stimulating educational climate for its students and its faculty. The program places importance on its academic achievements and on its service to the diverse range of cultures, communities, and people as a regional focus for professional design education.
The program prepares the student to enter into the profession with a thorough understanding of its precepts and capability of making judgments through a design process-a method by which one can determine the appropriateness and integration of the natural, aesthetic, social, and cultural parameters of landscape intervention. It infuses the student with a rigor and discipline necessary to execute, implement, evaluate, and critique his or her actions.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
The professional program in landscape architecture offered by the University of Colorado at Denver through its College of Architecture and Planning is a Master of Landscape Architecture degree program. It is fully accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB).
Students with an unrelated bachelor’s degree must complete a six-semester sequence of course work and accumulate a minimum of 90 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. Students completing the College’s Bachelor of Environmental Design on the Boulder campus-or completing a pre-professional degree from another institution-are given advanced standing in the three-year program, and must accumulate at least 65 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. The curriculum consists of core and elective course work. Core courses are grouped into four components: Design Studies, 42 semester credit hours; History and Theory, 15; Science and Technology, 15; and Professional Practice, 3, totaling 75 semester credit hours. The remaining 15 semester credit hours are devoted to electives.
COURSE SEQUENCE
FIRST YEAR
Fait Semester-15 semester credit hours
L A 5500-6. Introduction to
Landscape Architectural Design Studio I
L A 5510-3. Elements of Design
Expression and Presentation I
LA 5532-3. Landscape Technology I
ARCH 5520-3. Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism
Spring Semester-15 semester credit hours
L A 5501-6. Introduction to Land-
scape Architectural Design Studio II
LA 5511-3. Elements of Design
Expression and Presentation II
LA 5521-3. History of Landscape
Architecture
L A 5572-3. Landscape Ecology
SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester-15 semester credit hours
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L A 6632-3. Site Planning
L A 6670-3. Plants in Design
ARCH 6620-3. Architecture in the 18th Through 20th Centuries
Spring Semester-15 semester credit hours
LA 6601-6. Landscape Architectural
Design Studio IV
LA 6631-3. Landscape Technology II
Electives-6.
THIRD YEAR
Fall Semester-15 semester credit hours
L A 6700-6. Advanced Landscape
Architectural Design Studio V
L A 6750-3. Professional Practice
Elective-3. LA Theory
Elective-3. Computer Tech Elective
Spring Semester-15 semester credit hours
LA 6701-6. Advanced Landscape
Architectural Design Studio VI
Electives-9.
MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE II (POSTPROFESSIONAL DEGREE)
The post-professional degree program requires 48 semester credit hours and two years of full-time study. The core curriculum consists of two groups: Design, 30 semester credit hours; History/Theory,
12, for a total of 42 semester credit hours; plus 6 semester credit hours of electives.
DESIGN:
30 semester credit hours
LA 5500-6.
LA 6601-6. LA 6700-6.
LA 6701-6.
LA 5510-3.
LA 5511-3.
Introduction to Landscape Architectural Design Studio I Landscape Architectural Design Studio IV Advanced Landscape Architectural Design Studio V
Advanced Landscape Architectural Design Studio VI
Elements of Design Expression and Presentation I Elements of Design Expression and Presentation II
HISTORY AND THEORY:
12 semester credit hours
ARCH 5520-3. Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism ARCH 5521-3. Survey of Architectural History
Electives-6. Advanced LA Theory
ELECTIVES
Six credit hours chosen from one of the following concentration areas:
Urban Design
UD 6620-3. UD 6621-3.
LA 6686-3.
URP 5520-3. URP 6633-3. URP 6634-3.
URP 6635-3.
URP 6686-3.
Architecture of the City The City as an Artifact Special Topics: Open Space in Urban Design Urban Spatial Analysis Urban Form Theory Preservation Theory and Practice History of American City Building
Special Topics: Urban Market Analysis
Computers and Computer-Aided Planning and Design
LA 6641-3.
LA 6686-3.
ARCH 6640-3.
ARCH 6641-3.
ARCH 6643-3.
ARCH 6740-3. URP 6612-3.
Computer Applications in Landscape Architecture Special Topics: Computer Simulation Introduction to Computer Graphics Computer Applications in Architecture Advanced Design Applications with the Macintosh
Computer Aided Design Geographic Information Systems for Planners
Land and Real Estate Development
URP 6660-3. URP 6661-3. URP 6670-3. URP 6671-3. URP 6686-3.
Real Estate Development Process
Real Estate Development Finance
Urban Economic Development
Regional Economic Development Special Topics: Capital Budgeting and Fiscal Impact
Landscape Planning
L A 6622-3. Visual Quality Analysis Special Topics: Ecological Design-Fact or Fiction Planning Law Neighborhood Planning Environmental Planning II: Policy and Law Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resource Management and Planning
LA 6686-3.
URP 5530-3. URP 6642-3. URP 6650-3.
URP 6651-3.
URP 6653-3.
Urban and Regional Planning
Department Chair Raymond G. Studer Associate Chair Tom Clark Telephone: (303) 556-3382
Urban and regional planning in the United States and other countries is involved in activities aimed at shaping the pattern of human settlements and providing housing, public services, and other support systems required to realize a viable urban living environment. Planning encompasses not only a concern for the structure and image of the built environment, but also the related social structures and processes that give meaning to the everyday lives of men and women in residential, work, recreational, and other human settings.
More specifically, urban and regional planning is concerned with: identifying social needs and designing and providing services and facilities to meet those needs; anticipating change and its impact on how people can and do live; understanding the way plans are made, decisions implemented, and actions evaluated, as well as the means by which these processes can be improved; stimulating, guiding, and influencing actions of the private sector with respect to land use and land use transitions in urban, suburban, and rural areas; identifying the potentially adverse impacts of human activities on the natural environment and mitigating those impacts; designing the city and the surrounding region to facilitate activities in which people need and desire to engage.
The objectives of the MURP Program are: to clarify the behavioral and perceptual sources of urban and regional problems; to foster the appropriate use of policy, planning, design, and legal devices for creating urban and regional environments responsive to human needs and ecological principles; and to develop methods for evaluating urban programs, policies, and plans which have important human and natural environmental consequences.
The Urban and Regional Planning Program offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), which is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board. With no advanced standing, candidates for the MURP degree must complete a minimum of 51 credit hours of graduate work, including all core courses (27 credit hours), a concentration (15 credit hours minimum), and additional electives (9 credit hours). Students who received the College’s Bachelor of Environmental


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Design (B.Envd) on the Boulder campus with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will be admitted into the MURP with advanced standing. These students will earn the MURP degree after completing a minimum of 42 credit hours, which will include the core courses and an approved concentration. Students holding the College’s B.Envd degree who also completed the Planning Option with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (and with a grade of at least 3.0 in ENVD 4320 Planning Studio HO will, in addition, receive a waiver with credit for URP 6630 Planning Studio I. These students will earn the MURP degree upon completion of a minimum number of 36 credit hours, including 21 credit hours of core courses and all requirements for an approved concentration. The above conditions for advanced standing only apply to students who graduated from the College’s undergraduate program within the last five years. Those who graduated earlier may receive advanced standing at the discretion of the Chair of Urban and Regional Planning, in consultation with program faculty.
All planning courses qualify as electives. The concentrations and elective courses enable students to explore in depth an area of special interest. Students should, however, build on the expertise which they already possess. This can be done by either focusing on a related specialty, or by increased specialization in a previously acquired area of expertise.
The student should select courses that build on each other and together form a strong specialization.
The program currently supports three official concentrations: (1) Physical Planning, (2) Environmental Planning, and (3) Economic Development Planning.
Physical Planning Concentration: Physical planning deals with spatial arrangement of the environment, from the scale of the project to the scale of the
region, and its fitness for human activities. Physical planners establish the policy and regulatory context for design development, practicing as land use or comprehensive planners, or in specialties such as preservation, transportation or open space planning, real estate development, or urban design.
Environmental Planning: All urban and regional planning actions impact on the environment in some manner, and environmental planners must manage these impacts, both pro-actively and re-actively. The Environmental Planning concentration introduces planners to the policy and legislative issues surrounding the environmental implications of planning actions, as well as to methods for their assessment, control, and mitigation.
Economic Development Planning: Economic development aims to amass within communities and regions the resources-jobs, capital, tax base-needed to sustain or improve the quality of life and insure opportunities for all within the private economy, facilitated through appropriate public actions and services. Planners foster economic change as diagnosticians, strategists, and promoters, gauge growth’s effect in light of environmental capacities, manage its social benefits, mitigate its negative consequences, and fashion its imprint on the physical landscape of localities, regions, states, and nations.
In addition to the three official concentrations, students have the choice of defining their own “tailor-made” concentration. Students may also enroll in our joint degree programs with Public Administration (MPA-MURP), and Landscape Architecture (MLA-MURP).
Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program are expected to submit their application materials in a bound 8.5 x 11 inch document. This bound document should include a resume which
describes the applicant’s educational and professional background, a statement of educational and professional goals and objectives, a list of courses that the applicant has taken which relate to planning, and a copy of a student or professional paper or project with a note explaining why the particular item was selected.
The applicant may submit other relevant materials. A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included if the document is to be returned. If the applicant’s GPA is below 3.0, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must also be provided.
COURSE SEQUENCE
FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester-12 semester credit hours
URP 5501-3. Planning History and
Theory
URP 5510-3. Planning Methods I
URP 5530-3. Planning Law
Elective-3.
Spring Semester-12 credit hours
URP 5511-3. Planning Methods II
URP 5520-3. Urban Spatial Analysis
URP 6630-6. Planning Studio I
SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester-15 credit hours
Concentration Courses-9.
Elective-6.
Spring Semester-12 credit hours
URP 6631-6. Planning Studio II
Concentration Courses-6.
A thesis option (URP 6950, Thesis Research and Programming, and URP 6951, Thesis) is available primarily for students who are interested in pursuing more advanced academic training in planning or related fields.




Dean: Yash P. Gupta Associate Dean for Faculty:
Jean-CIaude Bosch
Associate Dean for Academic Programs:
James R. Morris Office: CU-Denver Building,
1250 14th Street, 2nd Floor Telephone: (303) 556-5858 Fax: (303) 556-5899
Academic Director, Health Administration Program: Heidi Boerstler Director of Professional Development Programs: Ruth Crowley Web site: http://www.cudenver.edu/ public/business
Faculty
Professor Emeritus: Gordon G. Barnewall (Marketing), H. Michael Hayes (Marketing and Strategic Management), William D. Murray (Information Systems).
Professors: Marcelle V. Arak (Finance), Jean-CIaude Bosch (Finance), Peter G. Bryant (Management Science and Information Systems), Wayne F.
Cascio (Management), Lawrence F. Cunningham (Marketing and Transportation), E. Woodrow Eckard, Jr. (Business Economics), Yash P. Gupta (Management), Gary A. Kochenberger (Operations Management), James R. Morris (Finance), Dennis F. Murray (Accounting), Bruce R. Neumann (Accounting and Health Administration), Edward J. O’Connor (Management), John C. Ruhnka (Management and Business Law), Donald L. Stevens (Finance), Dean G. Taylor (Finance), Raymond F. Zammuto (Management). Associate Professors: Heidi Boerstler (Health Administration), Kang Rae Cho (Management and International Business), Edward J. Conry (Business Law and Ethics), Elizabeth S. Cooperman (Finance), C. Marlena Fiol (Management), Richard W. Foster (Finance and Health Administration), James H. Gerlach (Information Systems),
Jahangir Karimi (Information Systems), Susan M. Keaveney (Marketing),
Feng Yang “Bob” Kuo (Information Systems), Manuel G. Serapio, Jr.
College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration
(International Business), Marlene A. Smith (Quantitative Methods), Clifford E. Young (Marketing).
Assistant Professors: Ajeyo Banerjee (Finance), Kenneth L. Bettenhausen (Management), Anol Bhattacherjee (Information Systems), John W. Byrd (Finance), Gary J. Colbert (Accounting), Richard E. Cook (Finance), David A. Forlani (Marketing), Blair D. Gifford (Management and Health Administration), John Jacob (Accounting), Deborah L. Kellog (Operations Management), Linda G. Levy (Accounting), L. Ann Martin (Accounting), Sarah Kovoor Misra (Management), Madhavan Parthasarathy (Marketing),
Michele L. Wingate (Accounting). Senior Instructors: Elizabeth S. Conner (Accounting), Charles M. Franks (Quantitative Methods), Gary L. Giese (Business Law and Management), Robert D. Hockenbury (Accounting), Lawrence F. Johnston (Finance), Paul J. Patinka (Management), Barbara A. Pelter (Finance), Marianne Plunkert (Finance), Eric J. Thompson (Information Systems), John Turner (Finance). Instructors: Errol L. Biggs (Health Administration), Michael D. Harper (Operations Management), Chen Ji (Finance), Charles A. Rice (Management), Gary R. Schornack (Marketing), M. Catherine Volland (Management).
INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountain business community, the College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Denver provides its students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective, responsible business professionals. This level of excellence in higher education is achieved by bringing together nationally recognized faculty and highly motivated, mature students in an intellectually challenging academic environment.
CU-Denver’s College of Business is a “research institution,” and our faculty are nationally recognized for their contributions to scholarly research as well as for their teaching skills.
Accordingly, our students have the opportunity to be on the leading edge of business management theory and practice.
Our class schedules and curriculum offer flexibility to meet the needs of full-and part-time students, with both day and evening classes. Whether they are experienced working professionals seeking advanced degrees, or preparing for new careers in the business world, students will gain the knowledge and perspective necessary to succeed in today’s challenging business environment.
CU-Denver’s College of Business can give students an edge over their competition.
College of Business and Administration Educational Goals
CU-Denver’s College of Business and Administration is committed to superb teaching, connecting theory to practice that focuses on:
• current and relevant knowledge and skills necessary for success in the highly competitive global business environment:
• experience in cooperative and team-based work skills;
• integrated professional and functional expertise; and
• sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity.
Our graduate programs serve both traditional and non-traditional students who have extensive work experience.
The M.B.A. serves the needs of students who desire a general management education. The professionally oriented M.S. degrees serve the needs of students who desire greater specialization, and particularly students who have already obtained an undergraduate business degree. Large segments of our graduate students will be drawn from national and international locales.
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offered by Colorado’s four-year and community colleges. The majority of undergraduates come from the Denver metropolitan area.
Key elements of our academic programs are the provision of quality career advising and placement services, and flexible schedules and programs to meet a wide range of student needs. We are committed to assisting our students’ efforts to pursue rewarding careers.
Faculty
Our nationally recognized faculty is vigorous and enthusiastic about its teaching and research. Faculty members hold degrees from the nation’s leading business schools, including Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, and Yale. Many of them also bring years of valuable experience in private industry. Their interdisciplinary expertise, academic achievements, scholarly research, and business experience provide students with a dynamic learning environment.
Students
Unlike the students at a traditional college campus, many of our students are adult, working professionals who maintain full-time employment. Their success and experience enrich class discussions and interactions among students. Although a high percentage attend evening classes, a significant number are full-time students attending classes offered during the day. Following the current national trend, women constitute about one-half of the student body. Since admission standards are among the highest in the region, the student body is unusually motivated and talented.
This rich mix of backgrounds, experience, and perspectives, when coupled with the strengths of our excellent faculty, fosters stimulating classroom interaction and keen competition among the students.
Accreditation
CU-Denver’s College of Business is one of the few schools in the state accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Business Week wrote recently, “Today, just having the degree isn’t as important as where you
get it_As corporations become sawier
buyers of... talent, they are giving more weight to the AACSB seal.... Accreditation shows that a Business School cares about the quality of its program.” In addition,
CU-Denver’s accounting program has also received separate accreditation by AACSB. While this is an elective accreditation, prospective students should note that only two state-funded schools in Colorado have received such additional accreditation of their accounting programs.
In a similar manner, our program in health administration is accredited by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA). This agency ensures that health administration programs meet demanding requirements for quality education in
the health administration area.
Entrepreneurship
The Richard H. and Pamela S. Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Development offers a three-semester certificate program, internships, and accelerated courses designed to develop the kind of entrepreneurial skills required by businesses of all types. The focus is “hands on” in researching, writing, and selling a business plan. The program may be taken for college credit by degree students as a minor or area of emphasis. Persons from various disciplines, not just business, are encouraged to participate. The Board of Advisors is available for mentorship, and a venture-capital fund will help graduates launch their own businesses. Anyone interested is invited to visit the Center, located on the downtown mall in the Masonic Building, 535 16th Street, third floor. Or call the Executive Director at (303) 620-4050.
Professional Development
The College of Business offers credit, certificate, and non-credit public programs and in-house, customized training programs which provide a functional business education to Denver metropolitan area businesses and individuals. Experienced instructors teach a variety of high-quality, practical classes that are designed to meet the specific needs of business. For more information, contact the Director of Professional Development, Ruth Crowley, at (303) 556-5826 or Fax to (303) 556-5920.
Internships
Internships/Cooperative Education is a program designed to provide students with practical work experience in a business setting. This program allows students to put classroom education into use. The work experience gained through an internship can contribute to an individual’s success.
HOW INTERNSHIPS WORK
In partnership with the CU-Denver Center for Internships and Cooperative Education, the College of Business and Administration offers a selective program allowing students to receive a maximum of three semester hours of elective credit (undergraduate or graduate) for internships with participating organizations. Internships complement the academic program, and may lead to permanent career opportunities. Upon successful completion, a grade of P (Pass) is recorded.
Note: Business students are limited to completing a maximum of six semester hours of individualized instruction which includes independent study credits in combination with internship credits.
ELIGIBILITY FOR PLACEMENT
The general requirements for internships are as follows:
• Undergraduate students must be admitted to the College, be in good standing with at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA, and have completed at least
15 hours of the business core at CU-Denver.
• Graduate students must be admitted to the School, be in good standing with at least a 3.3 GPA, and have completed 21 semester hours of graduate work. Interested students should contact
their academic advisor or the Center for Internships and Cooperative Education for other details about the program.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Many programs for financial aid are administered by the Office of Financial Aid. Call (303) 556-2886 for detailed information. The College of Business awards some departmental and general scholarships. The amounts of the awards and the number of awards vary.
Each academic year, a number of undergraduate students are awarded Deans’ Scholarships, Colorado Scholarships, Virginia T. Schuman Scholarships, and Regents Scholarships. These provide financial support for a portion of the


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students’ tuition and fees. For additional information, contact the Undergraduate Programs Office, (303) 556-5800.
Annually, graduate tuition awards are available to students admitted to the Graduate School of Business Administration, based on a number of factors, including academic performance. For more information contact the Graduate Programs Office at (303) 556-5900.
Student Organizations
Opportunity for association with other College of Business and Administration students in varied activities intended to stimulate professional interest and to give recognition to scholastic attainment is provided by the following student organizations:
AABSA-African American Business Student Alliance
Beta Alpha Psi-national honorary scholastic fraternity in accounting Beta Gamma Sigma-national honorary scholastic fraternity in business CSPA-Colorado Society for Personnel Administration (student chapter) for students interested in personnel or industrial relations
The Robert E. Moore Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association CU Venture Network-campus chapter of the Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, open to all CU-Denver students
HASO-Health Administration Student Organization
IBSA-International Business Students Association-open to CU-Denver business students
ISA-lnformation Systems Association FMA-largest student chapter of the Financial Management Association, a national organization M.B.A./M.S. Association-University of Colorado at Denver association of master’s students in business Phi Chi Theta- national professional business and economics fraternity Sigma Iota Epsilon - professional and honorary management fraternity SAS-Society of Accounting Students
Study Abroad
Transfer credit from study abroad programs requires prior written approval from the undergraduate or graduate programs coordinator. Students must meet with a business staff advisor to determine course acceptability prior to the semester in which they intend to study abroad. Information on the various
programs is available at the Office of International Education.
Institute for International
Business
The Institute for International Business GIB) was created in 1988 by the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado to serve as a center for the advanced study and teaching of international business. In 1993, the Institute was designated a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) by the U.S. Department of Education, one of only 25 such centers of excellence in the U.S. Through the CIBER and other funding sources, the Institute strives to help the faculties of the College of Business and other University departments in internationalizing curriculum, programs, certificates, or other student-oriented endeavors. The IIB works in other ways to support faculty in their teaching, research, and development activities. In addition, the Institute designs and facilitates customized international programs and training for business, cooperates with other organizations to offer seminars and conferences, and publishes a quarterly newsletter to familiarize the Denver and regional communities with international business issues. Such initiatives help faculty, students, and the business community to acquire the skills and expertise needed to be successful in our increasingly global economy. The Institute also conducts and promotes research on the global economic aspects of competitiveness.
Call (303) 556-4738 for information.
GENERAL ACADEMIC POLICIES
Academic policies which apply to all CU-Denver students are described in the General Information section of this catalog. The policies outlined on the following pages are relevant for both undergraduate students in the College of Business and Administration and graduate students in the Graduate School of Business Administration. Individual policies appropriate only to undergraduate or graduate students are described under separate headings.
Each student is responsible for knowing and complying with the academic policies and regulations established for the College. The College cannot assume responsibility for problems resulting from a student’s failure to follow the
policies stated in this catalog. Similarly, students are responsible for all deadlines, rules, and regulations stated in the Schedule of Courses.
Academic Ethics
Students are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the highest standards of honesty and integrity. Cheating, plagiarism, illegitimate possession and disposition of examinations, alteration, forgery, or falsification of official records, and similar acts or any attempt to engage in such acts are grounds for suspension or expulsion from the University. Also, actions which disrupt the administrative process, such as misrepresentation of credentials or academic status, other forms of deception, or verbal abuse of College staff are grounds for suspension or probation. All reported acts of dishonesty must be referred to the College of Business Internal Affairs Committee.
In particular, students are advised that plagiarism consists of any act involving the offering of the work of someone else as the student’s own. It is recommended that students consult with the instructors as to the proper preparation of reports, papers, etc. in order to avoid this and similar offenses.
Admission to Business Classes
Enrollment in business classes is limited to students who have been admitted to business degree programs, and to other students as described in the separate undergraduate and graduate policy sections. The course registration criteria are designed to meet a number of objectives:
1. To assure access to business courses for students seeking a business degree.
2. To serve students in other colleges who have business-related education objectives or requirements.
3. To serve non-degree students who have specific career or education goals.
Please refer to the Schedule of Courses each term for course availability.
Attendance Regulations
Students are required to attend classes on a regular basis. Absences must be arranged with the instructor and must conform with university and instructor’s policies on attendance.


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Prerequisites
Students are expected to know and fulfill all prerequisite requirements, including any prerequisite information when registering. The College reserves the right to administratively drop students who enroll without the correct prerequisites. Generally, students who are administratively dropped or withdrawn will not receive tuition refunds.
Course Numbering
The course numbering system used at the University of Colorado at Denver identifies the class standing required for enrollment. Students are expected to take 1000-level courses in their freshman year, 2000-level courses in their sophomore year, 3000-level courses in their junior year, and 4000-level courses in their senior year. Courses at the 5000 and 6000 level are restricted to graduate business students.
Adding Courses
Students may add classes to their original schedule through census date (first 12 days of the fall or spring semester, first 8 days of summer session). Instructor approval may be required to add a course after the first day/week of classes.
Dropping Courses
Students may drop a class through census date and it will not appear on the transcript. After census, a student who wishes to drop/passing must obtain written approval from both the instructor and Academic Dean. The course and a grade of W will appear on the transcript.
In order to drop/passing beyond the 10th week it will also be necessary to document circumstances beyond a student’s control. Any student who is failing a class will not be allowed to drop, and an Fwill be recorded on the transcript.
Withdrawal
See the General Information section of this catalog for University-wide withdrawal policies. Note that the College of Business normally requires instructors’ signatures on withdrawal forms before the Academic Dean’s approval is granted.
Administrative Drop
The College reserves the right to administratively drop students who are incorrectly enrolled in business courses. Instructors also may recommend to the programs coordinator that students who fail to meet expected course attendance or course prerequisites be dropped from the course. Generally, students who are administratively dropped will not receive tuition refunds.
Appeal Procedure
Students should contact a staff advisor in the College of Business and Administration programs office for appeal and petition procedures pertaining to rules and regulations of the College.
General Grading Policies
Plus/Minus Grading. College of Business faculty have the option to use plus/minus grading.
Incomplete Grades. The only incomplete grade given in the College is IF. An IF grade is assigned only when documented circumstances clearly beyond the student’s control prevent completion of course requirements (exams, papers, etc.). Students must sign a contract outlining how they will make up the missing work with the instructor giving the IF. Students may not register for the class a second time. All IF grades must be made up within the contract period (which may not exceed one year), or the /Fwill automatically be changed to the grade of F.
Also, IF grades must be completed and recorded at the Office of Admissions and Records no later than four weeks prior to graduation. The student is responsible for contacting the instructor concerning the removal of incomplete grades.
Grade Changes. Grades as reported by instructors are final. Grade changes will be considered only in cases of documented clerical errors or when a student is making up an incomplete grade (IF). All changes must be made within one year after the course has been taken, unless highly unusual circumstances can be documented and the change has been approved by the Undergraduate Committee for undergraduate courses, or the Graduate Committee for graduate courses.
Normally, grade changes will not be considered for any circumstances after three years.
Pass-Fail or No Credit (Audit). With the exception of internships and independent studies, the College of Business does not permit election of pass-fail grading for any business course required for the degree. Only non-degree status students may petition to audit a business class for a grade of NC (no credit).
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
A carefully designed curriculum to prepare students for success in business administration is available for the student seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree. The College offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration),
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and the Master of Science (M.S.) degrees. The particular programs offered are:
Areas of Emphasis (B.S. in Business Administration)
Accounting
Finance
Human Resources Management Information Systems International Business Management Marketing
Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Finance Master of Science in Health Administration
Master of Science in Information Systems Master of Science in International Business Master of Science in Management and Organization
Master of Science in Marketing
A dual degree combination of the M.B.A. with any M.S. program may also be selected, as well as dual M.S. degrees in any two fields of business.
Executive Programs
Master of Business Administration for Executives Master of Science in Health Administration for Executives


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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS
Associate Dean: James R. Morris Programs Coordinator: Nancy A. Reed
The undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree is intended to help the student achieve the following general objectives:
1. An understanding of the activities that constitute a business enterprise and the principles underlying administration
of those activities.
2. The ability to think logically and analytically about the kind of complex problems encountered by management.
3. Facility in the arts of communication.
4. A comprehension of human relationships involved in an organization.
5. Awareness of the social and ethical responsibilities of those in administrative positions.
6. Skill in the art of learning that will help the student continue self-education after leaving the campus.
Undergraduate Admissions
Telephone: (303) 556-5800 Fax: (303) 556-5904
Admission of Freshman Students. Freshman applicants must have completed the college preparatory curriculum in high school, graduated in the top 25% of their high school class, and achieved a score of at least 26 on the ACT or 1100 on the SAT. See the General Information section of this catalog for further information on freshman admission.
Admission of Transfer Students. Applicants who have completed work at other collegiate institutions should review the information on transfer students in the General Information section of this catalog. In addition to University policies, the College of Business and Administration evaluates course work to determine its appropriateness for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Business Administration). Students who have completed more than 24 semester hours of transferable course work are evaluated for admission on the basis of their college grade-point average (GPA) without regard to their high school performance.
To be fully considered for admission to the College of Business and Administration, a transfer student must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for all college course work attempted. Transfer applicants seeking priority admission must
have a minimum 3.0 GPA for all work applicable to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree, and a 2.0 GPA in business courses. Students with less than an overall 3.0 GPA can be admitted if they have a 3.0 in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work, a 2.0 GPA in business courses, and at least a 2.0 overall GPA in courses applying to the degree.
Transfer applicants who do not meet either of the priority admission standards are pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA earned in the last 24 hours. Pooled applicants are offered admission as space is available. For information about specific policies on transfer of credit, consult an undergraduate business staff advisor.
Intra-university Transfer. Students who want to transfer to the College of Business and Administration from another college or school of the University of Colorado at Denver must formally apply to the College of Business. Transfer deadlines are August 1 for fall semester, December 1 for spring semester, and May 1 for the summer session.
Students will be evaluated only on course work that applies to the business degree program. Generally, this will exclude course work of a technical or vocational nature and courses in activity PE and remedial subjects. Students who have completed at least 24 applicable semester hours will be evaluated on their college work; students with fewer than 24 transferable hours will be evaluated on the basis of both high school and college work.
Students will be considered for admission on either their overall GPA in applicable course work from CU and all previous institutions or on their last 24 hours. Applicants with less than a
2.0 GPA in business courses (from CU
or other institutions) and overall CU GPA of less than 2.0 will be denied admission even though they meet the minimum requirements for consideration.
Students will receive priority consideration for admission to the College of Business if they have an overall GPA of
3.0 or an overall GPA of 3.0 on their last 24 hours. All other applicants meeting the minimum requirements for admission as stated above will be pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA in the last 24 hours. Pooled applicants will be offered admission as space is available.
To apply for an intra-university transfer, students must submit an Intra-University Transfer form and the CU-Denver transcripts to a business staff advisor.
Transfer forms are available at CU-Denver Office of Admissions or the College of Business office; transcript request forms are available at the CU-Denver Records Office. The transcript must include the student’s most recent semester at the University. Students with previous course work from other institutions are also required to submit a copy of their transfer credit evaluations (advanced standings).
Former Students. A CU student from another campus, or a CU-Denver student who has not registered for three consecutive semesters (summers included), is considered a former student and must reapply for admission. Former CU-Denver business degree students will be automatically readmitted to the College for up to three years from the semester they last attended if they are in good standing (not on probation or suspension) in the College. Students who have not attended for more than three years, or who have completed the equivalent of 12 or more semester hours at another institution of higher education, must meet the admission and degree requirements applicable at the time they reapply.
Old Work Policy. For students newly admitted to the College of Business and former business students readmitted to the College after an absence of three semesters, applicable credits up to five years old will be counted toward business degree requirements. Courses more than five years old will be evaluated individually for their current relevance to the degree program. Students may be required to update their knowledge by taking additional courses when past courses are outdated; in such cases, credit will be given for both courses. Generally, business courses more than ten years old will not apply toward degree credit.
Second Undergraduate Degree. Students may apply to the College of Business and Administration to earn a second undergraduate degree, provided the first undergraduate degree is in a field other than business. Persons who have already earned an undergraduate degree in business may not apply for a second undergraduate degree in business. Applications are available through the Office of Admissions.
If a student has an academic record that justifies consideration for a graduate program, that student is encouraged to apply for one of the Graduate School of Business Administration master’s degree programs. Call (303) 556-5900 for information or refer to the Graduate Business Programs section of the catalog.


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Students who are accepted for the second undergraduate degree will be required to pursue courses in the sequence normally required for a business degree. For example, if a student registered for a second degree has not had the required mathematics or general education courses, these must be taken before the student will be eligible to register for business courses. Further, the basic business courses (core courses) must be taken before a student begins to pursue the major field.
Minor in Business Administration. Students in other undergraduate schools and colleges at CU-Denver wishing to take a minor in business administration should consult their college advising office for details and requirements.
Double Degree Programs. Numerous career opportunities exist for persons trained in both a specialized field and management. For this reason, students may be interested in combined programs of study leading to completion of degree requirements concurrently in two fields. For additional information, contact an undergraduate business staff advisor at (303) 556-5800.
Undergraduate Advising and Academic Planning
Admissions Advising. Persons not yet admitted to the College of Business can receive advising on course selection, admission requirements, and other matters from an undergraduate staff advisor. To make an appointment, call (303) 556-5800.
Admitted Students. Upon admission to the College, students execute a Degree Plan which identifies the courses required to graduate. This plan contains all the information needed to select courses and monitor progress toward completion of requirements for the degree, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration). Business students are expected to assume responsibility for their own advising. This includes scheduling courses each term, being familiar with all the policies and procedures of the College, and otherwise managing their own academic careers. Staff advisors are available to answer questions about unusual situations.
Career advising is available from business faculty and from the CU-Denver Career Center, (303) 556-4542.
CU-Denver Undergraduate Core Curriculum
Specific requirements for the B.S. degree in Business are included in the catalog text.
Knowledge Areas a. Writing/Speech 9 hours
b. Mathematics 3 hours
c. Natural and Physical Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physics) 8 hours
d. Behavioral Sciences AND Social Sciences 9 hours
(Behavioral Sciences 3-6 hours: Anthropology, Communication, and Psychology)
(Social Sciences 3-6 hours: Economics, Geography,
Political Science, and Sociology)
e. Humanities 6 hours
(History, Languages,
Literature, and Philosophy)
f. Arts 3 hours
(Fine Arts, Music,
and Theatre)
g. Multicultural Diversity 3 hours
Total Core 41 hours
Undergraduate Core Curriculum-University of Colorado at Denver
The faculty of the College of Business Administration, College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have established a core curriculum for undergraduate students.
All undergraduate students who entered CU-Denver in Fall 1990 or later are required to complete the undergraduate core curriculum independent of their college or major. Undergraduate students admitted prior to Fall 1990 have a choice of either the new core curriculum or the requirements of their college in effect at the time of admission to the college.
The undergraduate core curriculum for CU-Denver is outlined in the following table, and the CU-Denver core requirements for business students are specified in the section labeled Business Program Requirements.
The undergraduate core curriculum seeks to provide all baccalaureate students with basic intellectual competencies in mathematics and computation, writing, oral communication, information literacy, and critical thinking. It also requires all students to develop basic knowledge in the areas of natural and physical sciences, behavioral sciences, social sciences, humanities, and arts. Furthermore, the core curriculum promotes an awareness of cultural and racial diversity. The majority of the core curriculum is designed to be completed during a student’s freshman and sophomore years in order to provide the foundation for specific training in a student’s major discipline.
Graduation Requirements
The Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree requires the following:
Total Credits. A total of 120 semester hours.
A minimal level of proficiency must be demonstrated in one foreign language or in regional expertise. Students may satisfy the proficiency requirement by taking courses as described below.
Area of Emphasis or Non-Business Minor. Completion of at least 9-15 semester hours of approved courses in the area of emphasis or completion of at least 15 semester hours in an approved non-business minor. Students who select a non-business minor must complete an additional three-hour business elective to earn the required number of hours in business.
Residence. At least 30 semester hours of business courses (including the business area of emphasis) must be completed after a student’s admission to the College. The 30 hours for residence must include BLAW 4120 and MGMT 4500, and 24 hours in other 4000-level business courses (including area of emphasis courses if an area is selected).
Grade-Point Average Requirement.
To graduate, a student must maintain a minimum cumulative scholastic grade-point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted at the University acceptable toward the B.S. (Business Administration) degree, 2.0 for all business courses, and
2.0 for courses in the student’s area of emphasis or non-business minor.
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3.3 and a grade-point average of 3.5 in all business courses taken at the University of Colorado to be considered for cum laude. Those who achieve an overall University of Colorado grade-point average of 3.5 and a grade-point average of 3.7 in all business courses taken at the University of Colorado will be considered for magna cum laude. Those who achieve a 3.7 overall grade-point average and a 3.85 GPA in all business courses will be considered for summa cum laude.
Filing for Graduation. A senior audit is completed on all students who have completed 90 or more semester hours. Students must file an Undergraduate Candidacy form and Diploma Card, and request a graduation evaluation prior to registering for their final semester. Failure to do so will delay graduation. Also, students desiring to change their area of emphasis after filing for graduation must have the change approved by the graduation supervisor prior to registering for their final semester. Changes after that time will delay graduation.
Business Program Requirements
Satisfaction of all the following:
Program Requirements Semester Hours
College proficiencies 0-13
CU-Denver core..................... 41
Mathematics..........................3
Business core...................... 42
International studies................3
Cornerstone courses .................6
Area of emphasis or
non-business minor 15
Other courses.....................0-13
Total Semester Hours Required..... 120
Detailed descriptions of degree course plans which satisfy program requirements follow:
I.COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION REQUIRED SEMESTER HOURS PROFICIENCY: 0-13
The business student must demonstrate either proficiency in a foreign language or in regional expertise. The requirement can be met in the following ways:
A. Foreign Language
The language proficiency can be met by:
1. Completion of the third year of high school course work in a single language. Students must complete three years of high school credit in
one language. A C (2.0) or higher must be earned in the final semester of the third year high school course to show proficiency.
2. Completion of three semesters of college-level course work in a single foreign language. The third semester course (college level) in one language requires a grade of C or better to complete the proficiency. The Pass/Fail option cannot be used when completing the requirement
at CU-Denver.
3. Examination. Students may show their level of proficiency by taking the placement proficiency exam given by the Language Laboratory in CN 220. The languages tested are French, German, and Spanish. For information about other languages, students should consult with their business advisor, (303) 556-5800. The number of times the student may attempt the examination is once per semester.
B. Regional Expertise The regional expertise is available as an alternative to Foreign Language Proficiency. This requires the student to develop expertise about a region of the world other than North America.
The student must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours of course work from an approved list that relates to history, culture, politics, or the economy of a single defined region of the world outside North America. Courses used in the expertise area must meet the College of Business guidelines. These courses can be chosen from the list specified by the College of Business. Students should contact their business advisor to outline their program, (303) 556-5800.
Students who must meet all the proficiency requirements through course work may find it necessary to complete more than 120 semester hours in order to earn the B.S. in Business Administration. The proficiency requirement must be completed during the first three terms in attendance at CU-Denver.
II. CU-DENVER BUSINESS CORE REQUIREMENTS: 41 SEMESTER HOURS
A. Writing/Speech-9 semester hours.
ENGL 1020. Core Composition I ....3
ENGL 2030. Core Composition II or
ENGL 3170. Business Writing.......3
CMMU 2050. Business and Professional Speaking or
CMMU 2101. Speechmaking...........3
B. Mathematics-3 semester hours.
MATH 1070. Algebra for Social Sciences
and Business (*) ft...............3
(*) Note: The required sequence MATH 1070 and MATH 1080 may be satisfied by a 6-hour calculus sequence. College Algebra does not apply to the business degree.
C. Natural and Physical Sciences -8 semester hours.
Two of the following courses (a sequence in the same discipline or courses in two different disciplines):
BIOL 1550. Basic Biology I ........4
BIOL 1560. Basic Biology II........4
CHEM 1470. Core Chemistry:
Eat, Drink, Man, Woman...........4
CHEM 1471. Core Chemistry:
Risky Business 4
ENVS 1042. Intro, to Environmental
Sciences ........................4
GEOL1072. Physical Geology I 4
GEOL 1082. Physical Geology II ....4
PHYS 1000. Intro, to Physics.......4
PHYS 1052. General Astronomy 1.....4
D. Behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences-9 semester hours.
PSY 1000. Introduction to
Psychology I ft..................3
ECON 2012. Principles of Economics:
Macroeconomics tt................3
ECON 2022. Principles of Economics: Microeconomics tt.............3
E. Humanities-6 semester hours.
Two courses from the following:
ENGL 1601. Telling Tales: Narrative
Art in Literature and Film ......3
ENGL 2550. Masterpieces of Literature in English I 3
ENGL 2750. Masterpieces of Literature in English II 3
PHIL 1012. Introduction to Philosophy: Relationship of the Individual to the World .................3
PHIL 1020. Introduction to Ethics and Society: The Person and the Community
HIST 1211. Western Civilization I ..
HIST 1212. Western Civilization II .
HIST 1361. U.S. History to 1876 ...
HIST 1362. U.S. History Since 1876 HIST 1381. Paths to the Present I..
HIST 1382. Getting Here: Paths to the Present II
RUSS 1000. Russia and the Russians:
Life, Culture, and Arts
F. Arts-3 semester hours.
One course from the following:
ARTS 1000. Arts in our Time........
FA 1001. Introduction to Art
MUS 1001. Music Appreciation.......
THTR 1001. Introduction to Theatre 3
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G. Multicultural Diversity-3 semester hours.
One course from the list specified for the CU-Denver Core Curriculum.
Note: ISMG 2000 must be completed prior to starting the Business Core. Accounting majors are not required to take ISMG 3000, MGMT 4350 (or 4370), and MKTG 3050.
III. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS SPECIFIC GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
MATH 1080. Polynomial Calculus (*)..3
(*)Note: The required sequence MATH 1070 and MATH 1080 may be satisfied by a 6-hour calculus sequence. College Algebra does not apply to the business degree.
B. 1SMG 2000. Computer and Business
Information Systems (**)..........3
(**) Note: ISMG 2000 counts in the Other Courses category, and must be completed prior to starting the Business Core course sequence.
C. Courses Required for Graduation.
(tt) The following courses are required
to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. MATH 1070, ECON 2012, ECON 2022, PSY 1000, ENGL 3170, and CMMU 2050. These course requirements may be taken as part of the CU-Denver Core. However, if other courses in their respective areas are taken to satisfy CU-Denver core requirements, then these required courses must still be completed to meet graduation requirements.
IV. BUSINESS CORE: 42 SEMESTER HOURS
Students are required to complete the Business Core in the order listed below:
ACCT 2200. Financial Accounting
and Financial Statement Analysis...3
ACCT 2220. Managerial Accounting
and Professional Issues.............3
QUAN 2010. Business Statistics.........3
BLAW 3000. Legal, Ethical, and Social
Environments of Business 1..........3
FNCE 3100. Principles of Finance I....3
ISMG 3000. Business Information
Systems.............................3
MGMT 3000. Managing Individuals
and Teams...........................3
MKTG 3000. Principles of Marketing....3
OPMG 3000. Operations Management ... 3 MKTG 3050. Applied Marketing
Management..........................3
FNCE 3200. Principles of Finance II...3
MGMT 4350. Conflict and Change in Organizations or
MGMT 4370. Organization Design ........3
BLAW 4120. Legal, Ethical, and Social
Environments of Business II.........3
MGMT 4500. Business Policy and Strategic Management................3
V. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES: 3 SEMESTER HOURS
International Business-One course (3 semester hours) from the following list of courses:
FNCE 4370-3. International Financial Management
MGMT 4400-3. Introduction to
International Business * MKTG 4200-3. International Marketing MKTG 4580-3. International Transportation
* Prerequisite: ECON 4410-3. International Trade.
VI. AREA OF EMPHASIS OR NONBUSINESS MINOR: 9-15 SEMESTER HOURS
Students may choose a general business degree with a non- business minor, or a business degree with an area of emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, or Marketing.
A. General Business with Non-Business Minor: General Business students must take an approved non-business minor of at least 15 semester hours. The courses must form an integrated sequence and be approved by the College of Business. Up to 6 semester hours of the sequence may be in courses used to satisfy the general (CU-Denver core) requirements, but the number of “Other Courses”
(see below) will be correspondingly increased to meet the 120-hour total requirement for the degree. Students selecting a non-business minor must complete an additional three-hour business elective to earn the required number of hours in business. This credit appears under “Other Courses.” Students interested in completing a minor should contact the individual academic departments regarding requirements.
B. Areas of Emphasis: Areas of Emphasis must consist of at least 15 semester hours, including any business core courses. For most areas, this will mean 9 semester hours beyond two courses in the business core. For areas with special requirements or areas with only one course in the core, it may mean
12 or more semester hours beyond the business core. Any hours in excess of 9 are included in the Other Courses category described below.
VII. OTHER COURSES:
4-13 SEMESTER HOURS
Students may choose Other Courses freely, subject to the following general rules: (1) Only non-remedial (college-level, as determined by the College of Business) courses will count toward the B.S. degree; (2) All students receiving the B.S. degree in Business must take at least 48 semester hours in business (excluding the economics core courses). Students in General Business will usually need to take at least one business course in the Other Courses category to meet this requirement;
(3) At most, 60 semester hours in business (excluding the economics core courses) may be counted toward the 120 credit hours required for the B.S. degree in Business; (4) Any business area of emphasis courses required by specific areas in excess of the 9 hours listed under Areas of Emphasis above are included in the Other Courses category; (5) At least 50% of the business credits applied to the degree must be taken at CU-Denver.
Guidelines for Elective Credits. Elective credits should be selected carefully because not till classes are acceptable. Generally, to be acceptable, electives must be taught by regular University of Colorado faculty, must have a form of assessment such as a term paper and/or examinations, and must be regular classroom-type classes. Course coverage must be college level, not repetitious of other work applied toward the degree, must be academic as opposed to vocational or technical, and must be part of the regular University offerings.
Specifically, the College will accept:
a. A maximum of 6 hours of the theory of physical education, theory of recreation, and/or theory of dance, and
b. A maximum of 6 hours of approved independent study, internships, experimental studies, choir, band, and/or music lessons, art lessons, and
c. A maximum of 12 hours of advanced ROTC, providing the student is enrolled in the program and completes the total program.
The College will not accept:
Activity physical education classes, recreation, workshops, orientations, dance, teaching methods, practicums, and courses reviewing basic skills in computers, English composition, mathematics, and chemistry.


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Areas of Emphasis
See individual areas of emphasis in this section for specific courses required.
ACADEMIC POLICIES FOR SELECTING COURSES
Registration. Instruction for registering for courses is contained in another publication called the Schedule of Courses, which is available before each semester. That publication lists the times when registration occurs and the courses offered.
Maximum Units Per Term. The normal scholastic load of an undergraduate business student is 15 semester hours, with a maximum of 18 hours allowed during the fall/spring semesters and 12 hours allowed during the summer session. Hours carried concurrently in the Division of Continuing Education, CU-Boulder, or CU-Denver Extended Studies Programs, whether in classes or through correspondence, are included in the student’s term load.
Repeating Courses. A failed course (grade of F) may be repeated; however, the Fwill be included in the grade-point average and will appear on the transcript. A course in which a grade of D or better is obtained may not be repeated without written approval from a business program advisor. Courses repeated without approval may not be used in the business grade-point average calculation.
Courses From Other Institutions. Business students must have the written approval of a business program advisor to register for courses (excluding MSCD pooled courses) offered by other institutions, including other CU campuses. Credit will not be given for courses taken without approval. Grades of C or better must be earned to receive business degree credit. Generally, only non-business electives or lower division, non-business requirements are acceptable for transfer from other institutions once a student has been admitted to the College of Business. Students who, after admission to the College, take more than 12 semester hours from another institution, must reapply for admission to the College as transfer students and must meet the current admission requirements.
Metropolitan State College of Denver Courses. Business students may select their non-business required and elective courses from those offered by MSCD. Grades of C or better must be earned to
receive business degree credit; however, the grade is not computed in the CU grade-point average and is treated like other transfer credits. MSCD business courses may not be taken for CU-Denver business degree credit.
Graduate Level Courses. With prior written approval of a business program advisor, students may take a maximum of 6 semester hours of graduate level non-business elective credits. Students must earn grades of B or better in graduate courses in order to apply the credits toward business degree requirements.
Pass/Fail. Only internships, independent studies, and non-business elective courses may be taken pass/fail. Required business and non-business courses (including the CU-Denver core) may not be taken pass/fail. A maximum of 6 hours pass/fail credit may be applied toward the business degree. Courses taken in excess of the maximum will not be applied toward degree credit. Pass/fail determination must be made within the posted deadlines (at census dates) and may not be rescinded (unless approved by the Undergraduate Committee).
Correspondence Courses. Only six semester hours of credit taken through correspondence study (from regionally accredited institutions) will be applied toward the business degree. Business courses may not be taken by correspondence. All correspondence courses must be evaluated by a business program advisor to determine their acceptability toward degree requirements, and the program advisor’s written approved is required prior to the student’s registering for courses. Students may contact the Division of Continuing Education, CU-Boulder, for correspondence course offerings and registration procedures.
Independent Study. Junior or senior business students desiring to work beyond regular course coverage may take variable credit courses (1-3 semester hours) as non-business electives under the direction of an instructor who approves the project, but the student must have the appropriate approval before registering. A maximum of 3 semester hours of independent study course work may be taken in any one semester; a maximum of 6 semester hours may be applied toward degree requirements.
An Independent Study Request Form must be signed by the student, instructor, area coordinator, and the Associate Deem for Academic Programs.
ACADEMIC POLICIES FOR SUSPENSION AND PROBATION
To be in good standing, students must maintain an overall CU grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 (C= 2.0) or better for all course work attempted, and a 2.0 GPA or better for all business courses attempted.
PE activity courses, remedial course work, MSCD courses, and repeated courses not approved by a business advisor are not included in these averages.
When semester grades become available, students falling below the 2.0 GPA will be notified of 1) probationary status or 2) suspension. Students are responsible for being aware of their academic status at all times; late grades and/or late grade notification does not waive this responsibility. College rules governing probation and suspension are as follows:
1. Any student whose overall GPA, or business course GPA, is less than
2.0 will be placed on probation immediately. A student may be removed from probation when the overall GPA and business GPA have been raised to 2.0.
2. A student may remain on probation as long as the student maintains normal degree progress each semester as determined by the College and each term, while on probation, obtains
an overall term GPA of 2.5, and term business course GPA of 2.5, with no grade below a C. Failure to meet probationary provisions will result in suspension. Probationary status may continue only until the student has completed a maximum of 12 semester hours or four terms, whichever comes first; summer is considered a term.
The student will be suspended if the GPA deficiency is not cleared within this time.
3. Suspended students may not attend any campus of the University of Colorado or any division of the University (including Continuing Education or Extended Studies credit classes).
4. Students on suspension may petition for readmission to the College after waiting a minimum of one year from the term in which they were suspended. Generally, petitions are granted only in unusual circumstances. Any suspended student readmitted to the College will be under contract and placed on a continued
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any time, their overall GPA or business GPA again falls below 2.0.
5. Students earning all failing grades for a semester will have a dean’s stop placed on their record and will not be permitted to register without a business advisor’s approval.
6. Combined degree students are required to maintain the same standards of performance as College of Business students in order to be continued in
a combined program.
AREAS OF EMPHASIS
Each candidate for the B.S. (Business Administration) degree must complete the prescribed courses in an area of emphasis comprising a minimum of 15 semester hours taken at the University of Colorado at Denver. A 2.0 grade-point average is required for area courses. Typically, students select an area of emphasis after taking several of the core courses. They then complete the hours required for their selected area.
Information about each area of emphasis follows:
Accounting
Advisor: Bruce R. Neumann Telephone: (303) 556-5884
Accounting courses are offered in several fields of professional accountancy at the intermediate, advanced, and graduate levels. They provide preparation for practice in one or more of the following fields:
Accounting and management control systems Auditing
Financial accounting Managerial accounting Tax accounting Teaching and research
In all of these fields a thorough knowledge of the social, legal, economic, and political environment is needed.
A high degree of analytical ability and communication skill is indispensable.
Courses in English composition, speech, ethics and logic are desirable. Courses in statistics and information systems, beyond the required Business Core courses, are highly recommended.
Accounting majors are not required to complete ISMG 3000, MGMT 4370, and MKTG 3050 as part of the College of Business Core.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACCT 3054. Accounting Systems and Data Processing ..............3
ACCT 3220. Intermediate Financial
Accounting 1.......................3
ACCT 3230. Intermediate Financial
Accounting II......................3
ACCT 3320. Intermediate Cost
Accounting.........................3
ACCT 4410. Income Tax Accounting.....3
ACCT 4620. Auditing...................3
ACCT free elective (4000 level) ......3
Students planning to pursue accounting as a career may take more than the above required hours. Many students complete a total of 30 hours of accounting, often taking two accounting courses each semester in their junior and senior years. Students should work closely with the accounting faculty and business advisors in planning their accounting programs.
Accounting students often specialize in a particular topical area of accounting. Examples of these specializations include:
Financial Accounting
Recommended Electives ACCT 4240-3. Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT 4800-3. Accounting for Government and Non-Profit Organizations
Managerial Accounting
Recommended Electives ACCT 4330-3. Managerial Accounting Problems and Cases ACCT 4800-3. Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Organizations
Graduate study in accounting is receiving increasing emphasis by professional organizations and employers. Students meeting admission requirements should consider continuing their education at the graduate level.
Finance
Advisor: John Turner Telephone: (303) 556-5819
The principal areas of study in finance are financial management, financial institutions, investments, and international finance. The study of finance is intended to provide an understanding of fundamental theory and practice pertaining to finance and to develop the ability to make sound financial management decisions. Every endeavor is made to train students to think logically about financial problems and to formulate sound financial decisions and policies.
It is necessary to understand the importance of finance in the economy and the functions and purposes of monetary systems, credit, prices,
money markets, and financial institutions. Emphasis is placed on financial policy, management, control, analysis, and decision making. Numerous job opportunities exist with financial institutions and in the field of business finance. ACCT 2200 and ACCT 2220 are required prerequisites for the finance emphasis. Finance majors are encouraged to take additional accounting courses as business electives.
Required Courses Semester Hours
FNCE 4320. Corporate Financial
Decisions...........................3
FNCE 4330. Investment and Portfolio
Management..........................3
FNCE 4350. Financial Markets and Institutions....................3
Recommended Elective FNCE 4370-3. International Financial
Management
Students should note that all finance courses are not offered every semester.
Human Resources Management
Advisor Gary Giese Telephone: (303) 556-5894
Human resources management offers opportunities for students to develop professional competence in the areas of personnel administration and labor relations. Students acquire an understanding of and skills in developing and implementing human resources systems, including recruitment, selection, evaluation, training, motivation, and union-management relations.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGMT 4340. Labor and Employee
Relations .........................3
MGMT 4380. Human Resources
Management: Employment.............3
MGMT 4410. Human Resources Management: Compensation Administration.......................3
Recommended Electives MGMT 3350-3. Interpersonal Processes and Organizations PSY 3135-3. Organizational Psychology
ECON 4610-3. Labor Economics MGMT 4950-3. Special Topics in Management
Information Systems
Advisor Bob Kuo
Telephone: (303) 556-5851


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The information systems area is designed for those who wish to prepare themselves for careers as professional data processing managers or as technical specialists in business and government. The student develops those technical skills and administrative insights required for analysis of information systems, the design and implementation of systems, and the management of data processing operations. The emphasis is on management information systems-systems for the collection, organization, access, and analysis of information for the planning and control of operations. Students should note that not all courses are offered each semester. ISMG 2200 is a required prerequisite for the information systems area and applies as a business elective.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ISMG 2200. Business Programming
with COBOL.......................3
ISMG 3200. Data Structures ........3
ISMG 3700. Computer Technology ....3
ISMG 4500. Database Management
Systems..........................3
ISMG 4600. Systems Analysis and Design ......................3
International Business
Advisor Kang Rae Cho Telephone: (303) 556-5880
Increasingly, businesses are reorienting their thinking, planning, and operations to capitalize on opportunities that exist in the world marketplace. Every phase of business is affected by this reorientation. For individuals with the appropriate skills, training, and interest, international business provides excellent career opportunities.
The international business curriculum is designed to enhance and build on thorough training in basic business skills and to provide students with additional skills and knowledge appropriate to international business. The international business area of emphasis requires 12 hours of international courses beyond the six-hour “International Studies” requirement. ECON 4410 is the prerequisite for MGMT 4400 and fulfills the nonbusiness international requirement.
Required Courses Semester Hours
FNCE 4370. International Financial
Management..........................3
MKTG 4580. International
Transportation .....................3
MKTG 4200. International Marketing...3
MGMT 4400. Introduction to International Business..............3
Students should see an academic advisor for course scheduling.
A second area of emphasis in business is highly recommended. The course requirements for a second area can be included as part of the business and free elective hours. In addition, serious consideration should be given to advanced study of a foreign language and to either a minor or a Certificate in International Affairs, offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Management
Advisor Gary Giese Telephone: (303) 556-5894
The management curriculum provides the foundation for careers in supervision and general management in a wide variety of organizations. It develops skills in management practice through an understanding of general management principles, individual and group behavior, organizational change and design, and human resources management.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGMT 3350. Interpersonal Processes
and Organizations...................3
MGMT 4350. Conflict and Change
in Organizations or MGMT 4370*......3
MGMT 4380. Human Resources Management: Employment..............3
(*) MGMT 4350 and MGMT 4370-one course may be used in the Business Core while the second course is considered part of the area of emphasis.
Recommended Electives MGMT 4340-3. Labor and Employee Relations
MGMT 4400-3. Introduction to
International Business MGMT 4410-3. Human Resources Management: Compensation Administration
MGMT 4950-3. Special Topics in Management
Marketing
Advisor Gary Schomack Telephone: (303) 556-5854
Marketing is concerned with directing the activities of the organization toward the satisfaction of customer wants and needs. This involves understanding customers, identifying those wants and needs which the organization can best serve, guiding the development of specific products or services, planning and implementing ways to take products
or services to the market, securing the customer’s order, and finally, monitoring customer response in order to guide future activities.
In most organizations, marketing is a major functional area that provides a wide variety of career opportunities in such fields as personal selling and sales management, advertising and sales promotion, public relations, marketing research, physical distribution, product management, market management, marketing information systems, and retail management. Increasingly, career opportunities exist in service businesses and non-profit organizations.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MKTG 3100. Marketing Research........3
MKTG required courses (*)............6
*Two courses from the following list:
MKTG 3200-3. Buyer Behavior MKTG 4000-3. Advertising MKTG 4100-3. Physical Distribution Management
MKTG 4200-3. International Marketing MKTG 4500-3. Advertising Management and Public Relations MKTG 4580-3. International Transportation
MKTG 4600-3. Business Marketing MKTG 4700-3. Personal Selling and Sales Management
In addition to the three required courses beyond the core, students may select marketing electives, business electives, and non-business electives that support their particular career orientations. The marketing faculty advisor can assist the student in choosing an appropriate set of electives to fit career objectives.
GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS (M.B.A./M.S.)
Associate Dean: James R. Morris Programs Coordinator
Heather A. Bowdey
The Graduate School of Business Administration offers programs leading to the Master of Business Administration (M.B A), and the Master of Science (M.S.) in specific fields of business and health administration. In addition, the Master of Business Administration for Executives (Executive M.B.A.) is offered as a multicampus program of the Graduate School of Business Administration, and the Executive Program in Health Administration (Executive M.S.H.A.) is offered through the Executive Programs division.


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The the Executive
and the M.S. degrees in business are accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The M.S. in Health Administration is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA).
Requirements for Admission to the M.B.A. and M.S. Programs
Telephone: (303) 556-5900 Fax:(303)556-5904
Admissions Advising. Persons contemplating graduate study are encouraged to learn about admission and program requirements by attending one of the regularly scheduled prospective student information meetings. Please phone (303) 556-5900 to reserve a seat.
Admission to the graduate program in business administration (M.B.A. and M.S.) is granted only to students showing high promise of success in graduate business study. Admission is based on the following indicators of the candidate’s likelihood to succeed in the program:
Academic Record. The bachelor’s degree must be earned from a regionally accredited university. The total academic record is considered, including the grade-point average, the course of study, and the quality of the program.
Required Testing. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required for admission consideration for any applicant who does not have a postbaccalaureate degree. A minimum score of 400 is necessary for admission consideration. The GMAT test is administered four times each year at numerous centers throughout the world. For information and to make application for the test, write to: Graduate Management Admission Test, Educational Testing Service, CN 6103, Princeton, New Jersey 08541; or phone (609) 771-7330. The code number for CU-Denver’s graduate business programs is 4819.
Work Experience. A record of appropriate employment at increasing levels of responsibility is considered a positive indicator of the likelihood of successful completion of graduate work.
Background Requirements. Students applying for graduate programs in business do not need to have taken their undergraduate degrees in business. The M.B.A. program is specifically designed so that the required courses cover the material needed for completion of the degree. There are no prerequisites needed to start the M.B.A. program. Applicants
for the M.S. degree, however, may be required to take background or Common Body of Knowledge prerequisite courses, depending on the individual’s academic and professional background. Students with non-business backgrounds have completed the program successfully.
For more detailed information, phone a graduate staff advisor, (303) 556-5900.
It is expected that students have an adequate level of personal computer proficiency in a word processing and spreadsheet package, as well as a good working knowledge of basic algebra and proper English.
THE ADMISSION PROCESS
Mailing address for applications:
Graduate Admissions Graduate School of Business Administration
University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 165, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364
Students seeking admission to Health Administration or Executive Programs should consult with the relevant catalog sections for additional application criteria or requirements.
Application Requirements
1. Complete Parts I and II of the Application for Graduate Admission. Include a well-formulated career plan articulated in a brief essay, and summarizing the applicant’s academic achievements, any applicable work history, and reason(s) for seeking the degree.
2. Have required GMAT scores sent directly to the graduate business admissions office from the Educational Testing Service. The code for CU-Denver’s graduate business programs is 4819.
3. Have two official transcripts (not student copies) mailed directly from each school, college, and university ever attended. Transcripts must be sent even if credit course work completed was not part of a degree program or was taken after an undergraduate degree was earned.
4. Enclose a check for $50 for the M.B.A. or M.S. programs, or $80 for the dual M.B.A./M.S. or dual M.S./M.S., made payable to the University of Colorado. Personal interviews are not required. Deadlines. To be considered for
admission, applicants for graduate programs must submit all materials prior to the following dates:
April 1 for summer session admission; July 1 for fall semester admission; and
November 1 for spring semester admission.
Early applications are encouraged because, if admitted, the student receives priority for registration time assignment. Applications received after published deadlines or without complete supporting documentation, scores, fees, and transcripts will not be considered for admission in that term.
International Students. Foreign applicants must fill out special forms, score at least 525 on the TOEFL exam, pay a $60 fee ($80 for dual M.B.A./M.S.), and meet significantly earlier deadlines. Contact the graduate admissions office at (303) 556-5900 for details.
Academic Policies for Graduate Students
Advising. As soon as possible after being admitted, students should schedule an appointment with a graduate staff advisor to discuss general degree requirements, plus determine if any background course work may be required and/or what Common Body of Knowledge courses might be waived for the M.S. degree.
Degree Plan. All students are encouraged to formulate a degree plan with a staff advisor during their first term in residence, and must file a plan before they register for any elective course.
After the plan is approved and filed with the Graduate School of Business Administration Programs Office, students must petition before receiving degree credit for any course changes.
Course Load. The normal course load for full-time graduate students is 9-15 semester hours. However, because many students also are pursuing a career, it is possible to attend classes on a part-time basis by enrolling for 3-6 semester hours. Graduate courses are scheduled primarily in the evening in order to accommodate the working student.
Transfer of Credit. Upon approval of the Graduate Committee, a maximum of 12 semester hours of graduate business course work may be transferred to the M.B.A. from another AACSB-accredited master’s program, if completed within the last five years with at least a grade of B (not B-). A maximum of nine hours of graduate business courses may be transferred to the M.S. degree. Courses taken at other CU campuses are considered transfer hours and are included in the transfer limit. Transfer of quarter hours of graduate business credit may satisfy a course requirement, but may not satisfy


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the total hours requirement, i.e.: 1 quarter hour equals .667 semester hours.
Time Limit. M.B.A. students must finish the curriculum within five years plus one semester from the first term of enrollment in the program. Courses older than 5 years generally will not be accepted for the degree unless they have been revalidated by petition to the specific department.
M.S. students must complete courses beyond those in the Common Body of Knowledge list within 5 years, and with reasonable continuity.
Former Students. Any CU-Denver student who has not been enrolled for three consecutive semesters (summers included) is considered a former student, and must reapply for admission to the program by submitting Part I of the Application for Graduate Admission and must pay the applicable fee. Readmitted students must conform to degree requirements in effect during the term in which they are readmitted. If the new requirements differ significantly from the former degree plan, a petition may be submitted for any exceptions.
Graduation. Deadlines for filing an Application for Admission to Candidacy and a Diploma Card with the Graduate School of Business Administration Programs Office are September 1 for December graduation, January 1 for May graduation, and June 1 for August graduation. Early application prior to registering for the last term is encouraged, so that graduation check-out may detect possible last-minute problems requiring petitions or course schedule changes.
Minimum Grade-Point Average. A minimum cumulative grade-point average of
3.0 must be achieved and maintained for courses taken toward a graduate business degree. All CU-Denver classes completed to meet business degree requirements, including post-baccalaureate undergraduate background courses, are computed in the graduate business grade-point average. Transfer hours and grades from other institutions, including University of Colorado courses taken at the Boulder, Health Sciences, Colorado Springs, Continuing Education, and/or Extended Studies campuses are not computed in the business GPA, although degree credit is awarded.
Probation and Suspension. If the student’s cumulative business grade-point average falls below 3.0, the student will be placed on academic probation and normally given 3 semesters (one calendar year) or 9 semester hours of course work (whichever occurs first) in which
to achieve the required 3.0 cumulative average. Failure to achieve the required GPA within the allotted time period will result in suspension.
Passing Grades. Any grade below a C- (1.7) is a failing grade for graduate students. Graduate students must repeat a required course for which they have received a grade below a C-. Both the original grade and the grade for the repeated course count in the computation of the business grade-point average.
Repeating Courses. A failed course (grade of F) may be repeated; however, the/7will be included in the grade-point average and will appear on the transcript. A course in which a grade of C- or better is obtained may not be repeated without written approval from the Graduate Programs Coordinator. Courses repeated without approval may not be used in the business grade-point average calculation.
Drop/Withdrauial. Classes dropped prior to census date will not appear on the transcript; thereafter, to drop with a grade of W, a student must be earning a grade of C- or better; otherwise, an Fwill appear on the transcript. Students will not be permitted to drop a course or withdraw from all courses after the tenth week of the semester, unless circumstances outside the student’s control are documented. The petition to drop or withdraw must be approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the course instructor^).
Registration for Graduate Business Courses
Enrollment in graduate level business courses is normally reserved only for students admitted to graduate degree programs in business. Occasionally, non-degree students and graduate students from other University of Colorado schools or colleges may be permitted to attend on a space-available basis by obtaining written permission from the Graduate Programs Coordinator, telephone (303) 556-5900.
6000-level courses are reserved exclusively for graduate students. Graduate 5000-level courses may be offered simultaneously with undergraduate 4000-level courses. Students should check with a graduate advisor to confirm acceptability of 5000-level courses for degree requirements, prior to registering.
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.)
The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program provides a general background in management and administration. This background enables the student to have the breadth of exposure and depth of knowledge required for an advanced level management career.
The program is devoted to developing the concepts, analytical tools, and communication skills required for competent and responsible administration of an enterprise viewed in its entirety, within its social, political, and economic environment.
The M.B.A. program is available in four different configurations: the INDIVIDUALIZED M.B.A. program, the COHORT M.B.A. program, the GREELEY M.B.A. program, and the EXECUTIVE M.B.A. program (see relevant section). Both the INDIVIDUALIZED M.B.A. and the COHORT M.B.A. have the same curriculum requirements; they differ only in the flexibility of course scheduling and the time required to complete the program.
The INDIVIDUALIZED M.B.A. allows the scheduling of classes with maximum flexibility so students can progress through the program at their own pace, by taking as little as one class per semester, or as many as five classes per semester, at times that are convenient to their work schedule. The program can be completed in as little as 16 months, or as long as 5 years plus one semester.
The COHORT M.B.A. enables the student to complete the program in 3 years plus one semester, taking two courses each during fall and spring semester and one course during the summer. Fall or spring, a new group of entering students moves through the core courses as a cohort, taking prescribed core courses two nights per week, thus sharing their educational and professional experience. Electives are taken as available to meet individual objectives. For working professionals who can meet the time requirements of the COHORT program, it provides a unique and rewarding educational experience.
The GREELEY M.B.A. program is offered in cooperation with the University of Northern Colorado. Students are admitted to CU-Denver and earn the entire degree by taking courses which are televised to a UNC classroom. A two-way video and audio link provides


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interaction with the Denver instructor and students in real time. Greeley participants progress through the program as a COHORT, enabling them to complete the degree in three years plus one semester.
Candidates for both the INDIVIDUALIZED and the COHORT M.B.A. programs must complete specific requirements consisting of 16 courses (48 semester hours), as follows:
Core Requirements Semester Hours
BUSN6510. Managerial
Communication .....................3
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals and
Teams..............................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for
Managers...........................3
BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business............3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ............3
BUSN 6610. Business Systems Design ... 3 BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers.......................3
BUSN 6630. Management of
Operations.........................3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management......3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management .....3
BUSN 6710. Strategic Management.... 3
Total Required Core Hours.......... 33
Electives:
International elective...............3
Free electives .................... 12
Total Elective Hours............... 15
Total M.B.A. Hours ................ 48
Notes and Restrictions
Core Substitution. Students with extensive and comparable course work in a particular core subject area may petition to waive a graduate core class on the basis of prior undergraduate or graduate course work taken at a regionally accredited college or university for the corresponding core class. This does not waive the 48-hour requirement. If a core course is waived, another graduate level course must be used as a substitute so that the student completes a total of 48 semester hours. In addition, the resulting 48-hour degree plan, with any transfer credit, must include course work in five of the following six areas: accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations management.
International Elective. One 3-hour course must be completed from the following list:
ACCT 6370-3. International Accounting
FNCE 6370-3. International Financial
Management
INTB 6000-3.
INTB 6020-3.
INTB 6040-3.
INTB 6060-3.
INTB 6080-3. INTB 6200-3.
ISMG 6200-3.
MKTG 6020-3
Introduction to International Business Cross-Cultural Management Managing People in Global Markets The Legal Aspects of International Business Global Competition International Business Policy Global Information Systems
International Marketing
Or, with prior approval of the Graduate Programs Coordinator, a special topics graduate business course with an international emphasis may be substituted.
Electives. The M.B.A. curriculum allows for 12 hours of elective credit which can be chosen without restriction from graduate level courses offered by the Graduate School of Business Administration. A maximum of 3 semester hours of graduate level course work completed at CU-Denver outside the School may be applied to the M.B.A. degree, but only with prior written approval of the Graduate Programs Coordinator.
Subject to the distribution requirements, students have a wide range of options available in selecting the 12 hours of electives. No area of emphasis is required for the M.B.A. degree, permitting students to choose a combination of courses appropriate for their individual career needs. Students seeking specialization in a functional area of business are advised to consider pursuing an M.S. degree or a dual M.B.A./M.S. degree program. No thesis or comprehensive exam is required for the M.B.A. program.
For additional information about the M.B.A. program, contact a graduate student advisor at (303) 556-5900.
MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Master of Science degrees (M.S.) are offered in the fields of accounting, finance, health administration, marketing, management, information systems, and international business.
The M.S. degree affords the opportunity for specialization and depth of training within a particular major field and, where allowed or required, a minor field. The specialization and expertise developed within the M.S. program prepares the student for more specialized staff positions in industry, the non-profit sector, and government.
The course requirements for the M.S degree in each of the fields are divided into two components-Common Body of Knowledge and graduate core requii ments. The common background requ at least 18 semester hours of business courses to develop general breadth an competence in the fields of business administration. These requirements may differ among degree programs. So common background requirements may be waived if evidence of equivalei undergraduate or graduate level cours work is shown. Generally, an undergra uate degree in business administratlor earned from an AACSB or regionally accredited university will meet most o the CBK requirements. The graduate core requires at least 30 semester houi of graduate level courses as prescribe! by the different major programs. Of th< 30 hours, a minimum of 18 hours must completed at the 6000 level.
Satisfying a CBK requirement by wai is not necessarily the same as meeting specific course prerequisite requiremt M.S. students must file a degree plan p to taking any elective course and must meet specific prerequisites.
Master of Science in Accounting
Advisors: Bruce R. Neumann Telephone: (303) 556-5884
The Master of Science in Accountinj is a flexible program that provides the student with a thorough understandin both financial and managerial account The combination of required and elect courses allows the student to design a course of study with the advisor’s approval, leading to a successful caret in either public accounting, governme or non-profit accounting, or managem accounting.
The M.S. in accounting requires the completion of the following:
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester I
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams....................
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Manage: BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business......
BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers.................
BUSN 6640. Financial Management... BUSN 6650. Marketing Management.. Total CBK Hours................


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B. ACCOUNTING BACKGROUND COURSES
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACCT 2200. Financial Accounting
and Financial Statement Analysis...3
ACCT 2220. Managerial Accounting
and Professional Issues ...........3
ACCT 3054. Accounting Systems
and Data Processing ...............3
ACCT 3220. and 3230. Intermediate
Financial Accounting, I and II.....6
ACCT 3320. Intermediate Cost
Accounting.........................3
ACCT 4410. Income Tax Accounting.... 3 Total Background Hours.............. 21
An advisor may approve waivers for some of the background and Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work.
It is recommended that students have a minimum competency in mathematics and computer software applications. Possible preparatory courses at CU-Denver are ISMG 3000, C SC 1100, C SC 1410, MATH 1070, and MATH 1080.
C. GRADUATE CORE IN ACCOUNTING
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACCT 6250. Seminar: Accounting
Theory.............................3
ACCT 6260. Seminar: Managerial
Accounting.........................3
ACCT Electives ......................9
Free Electives.......................6
Non-Accounting Electives............_9
Total ACCT Core Hours.............. 30
Notes and Restrictions
ACCT Electives. Choose 3 accounting courses numbered higher than ACCT 6260.
Free Electives. Electives may be chosen at the 5000 or 6000 level, but may not include ACCT 6030,6070,6140, or most BUSN courses.
Certain graduate courses in accounting are offered only once a year. Consult a Schedule of Courses for information about current course offerings. Note that ACCT 6250 is usually offered in the fall and other advanced courses are usually offered in the spring.
No comprehensive examinations are required in the major field of accounting.
Master of Science in Finance
Advisor Dean Taylor Telephone: (303) 556-5888
The Master of Science in Finance provides the necessary specialized expertise to meet the need of businesses for financial managers and staff specialists, and to prepare the student for further graduate work in the field of finance.
The M.S. program in finance consists of two components-the Common Body of Knowledge and the graduate core required courses.
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams.........................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for
Managers *........................3
BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business ..........3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ...........3
BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers * ...................3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management.... 3 Toted CBK Hours................... 18
An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work.
B. GRADUATE CORE IN FINANCE
The M.S. finance core consists of 30 semester hours (10 courses) beyond the CBK requirements. At least six of these courses must be taken at the 6000 level or higher. A minimum of 21 semester hours (7 courses) must be chosen from regularly scheduled graduate finance courses (excluding independent study); the remaining 9 semester hours (3 courses) may be in finance or in related fields, as approved by the student’s M.S. finance advisor. A student can elect to include a minor field with at least 9 semester hours approved by a minor field advisor, but a minor is not required.
The M.S. finance degree requirements are met by the following courses and options:
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6640. Financial Management.....3
FNCE 6300. Macroeconomics
and Financial Markets.............3
FNCE 6330. Investment Management Analysis...............3
FNCE Electives ........................ 12
Free Electives.......................... 9
Total FNCE Core Hours ................. 30
Notes and Restrictions
BUSN 6640 can be substituted with a FNCE course if a student has taken at least 9 semester hours of upper division undergraduate finance courses within the last 5 years from a regionally accredited university.
Finance Electives. Choose 4 courses in finance from the list of regularly scheduled graduate classes in consultation with an advisor.
Free Electives. Choose 3 courses in finance or other graduate business fields. Areas of study that normally would enhance the study of finance would include economics, mathematics, statistics, accounting, and information systems. Other fields also could be approved by the advisor based on the student’s needs and objectives.
No comprehensive examination in finance is required.
* BUSN 6530 (or other statistics requirement) and BUSN 6620, are not normally waived by a bachelor degree in business.
Master of Science in Health Administration
Advisor Heidi Boerstler Telephone: (303) 556-5856
ADMISSION PROCESS
Requirements for Admission. Selection of students is a multi-step process. When making application to the program for the M.S.H.A., candidates should send their applications to:
Graduate Admissions Graduate School of Business Administration
University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 165, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80127-3364
Application Requirements
1. Complete the Application for Graduate Admission, Parts 1 and II, and submit by published deadlines.
2. Have four (4) letters of recommendation sent from professional or academic acquaintances who are familiar with the applicant’s academic/professional competence.
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the graduate office from the Educational Testing Service. When registering for the GMAT, use code 4819.
4. Pay the $50 application fee.
5. Have two (2) official transcripts sent directly from each school, college, or university previously attended.
A minimum baccalaureate degree is required.
6. Include a well-formulated career plan, articulated in a brief essay, and summarizing the applicant’s reason(s) for seeking the degree.
7. Document any experience in the field of health services administration (preferred but not absolutely necessary).
Admission to the M.S.H.A. degree program is on a competitive basis. Therefore, these admission criteria represent minimum entrance qualifications expected of all students.
For further information, brochures, and application materials, contact the Graduate Program in Health Administration, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado at Denver, (303) 556-5900.
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS/LOANS
Financial assistance is available for new and continuing students directly from the Graduate Program in Health Administration. Each year, the following scholar-ships/loans may be awarded:
Eugenie Sontag Award Kaiser-Permanente Scholarship/ Residency
Healthcare Financial Management Assn.
Continuing Student Scholarship Foster G. McGaw Scholarship Loan Fund
Foster G. McGaw Scholarship Federation of American Hospitals’ Foundation
Colorado Health Administration Alumni Association Scholarship Fund U.S. Dept, of Health and Human Services Traineeships
In addition, students are eligible to apply for financial aid directly to the University of Colorado at Denver Financial Aid Office. Call (303) 556-2886 for information and forms.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
The goal of the Master of Science in Health Administration (M.S.H.A.) degree is to prepare men and women who, after appropriate practical experience in responsible managerial positions, are capable of assuming positions as chief
executive officers or senior administrators in complex, multi-service health care organizations or in organizations’ purchasing and health services.
The curriculum is a synthesis of management concepts and techniques that are applicable to any economic organization and tools that can be specifically applied to health and health services systems. The program emphasizes skills which heighten basic analytic and decision-making processes used by top level managers in selecting broad strategies for the institutions and by junior managers in administering sub-units of health care organizations. The faculty guide the students in their mastery of theoretical, conceptual, and quantitative topics.
The M.S.H.A. program has enjoyed continuous accreditation by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA) since 1970.
The typical course of study is 57 semester hours of graduate level course work for students entering without an undergraduate degree in business from an AACSB-accredited program. The curriculum is based on a series of structured learning sequences, with M.B.A. courses comprising the majority of the first full year, supplemented by several core health administration courses.
The second academic year provides the student with advanced training in health administration. Within the 57 semester hours, the student must choose 12 semester hours of elective courses.
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams.........................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Managers . 3 BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ...........3
BUSN 6610. Business Systems Design .... 3 BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers......................3
BUSN 6630. Management of Operations 3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management...3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management ....3
BUSN 6710. Strategic Management... 3
Total CBK Hours................... 27
It may be possible for an advisor to approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work. Students should discuss their options with an advisor.
B. GRADUATE CORE IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Required Courses Semester Hours
HLTH 6010. Health Care Systems .....
HLTH 6020. Health Economics.........
HLTH 6026. Institutional Management .
HLTH 6030. Health Sciences..........
HLTH 6040. Management Accounting
for Health Care Organizations.....
HLTH 6050. Legal and Ethical Problems
in Health Care Administration ....
HLTH 6911. Health Field Studies.....
HLTH Elective.......................
Free Electives......................_
Total HLTH Core Hours .............. 30
Notes and Restrictions
Electives. Elective courses are available in the fields of accounting, finance, marketing, management, organizational development, health policy, and planning. In addition, elective courses are available that focus on practice settings such as hospital administration, ambulatory care administration, or long-term care administration.
Management Residency. A management residency is optional, but recommended for all students, especially those with limited health care experience. The faculty of the program provide assistance to students in securing the residency, as well as regular consultation during the residency period. Information on the full range of local, regional, and national residencies is available in the program office.
Length of Program. The didactic portion of the degree will take at least two academic years, since several H.A. courses are offered only once each year, and many require prerequisites. Part-time study is facilitated by courses being scheduled for late afternoon or evening hours.
Master of Science in Information Systems
Advisor Bob Kuo Telephone: (303) 556-5851
The Master of Science in Information Systems prepares students for both managerial and technical careers in such areas as system analysis, software engineering, database administration, and networking. The curriculum emphasizes a broad range of technical skills, theories, and principles of information technology, and practical knowledge of project management that are critical to leading a successful career in information systems.
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A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams.........................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Managers . 3 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business...........3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ...........3
BUSN 6620. Applied Economics for
Managers..........................3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management....3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management.... 3 Total CBK Hours................... 21
All students admitted to the M.S. in information systems should possess computer literacy.
An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work.
B. GRADUATE COREIN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Required Courses Semester Hours
ISMG Electives.................... 21
Free Electives..................... 9
Total INFS Core Hours 30
Notes and Restrictions
Each student’s plan of study is developed by the student and the graduate advisor, considering the student's interests and background. The required 30 core hours may be taken entirely in information systems, or may be divided between information systems (21 hours) and free electives (9 hours). At least 7 courses (21 hours) must be taken in information systems. Students are encouraged to take ISMG 6020 in their first semester. Courses available for the major include:
BUSN 6610-3. ISMG 6020-3.
ISMG 6060-3.
ISMG 6080-3.
ISMG 6120-3.
ISMG 6140-3.
ISMG 6180-3.
ISMG 6200-3.
Business Systems Design Business Programming and Data Structures Systems Analysis and Design
Database Management Systems
Data Communication and Client Server Systems Object-Oriented Systems Development Information Systems Policy
Global Information Systems
ISMG 6220-3. ISMG 6240-3. ISMG 6260-3.
ISMG 6800-3. ISMG 6840-1 to 8. ISMG 6950-1 to 8,
Organizational
Computing
Interactive Multimedia Systems
Software Metrics and Software Quality Assurance Special Topics Independent Study Master’s Thesis
A maximum of 9 semester hours of approved graduate work taken at other institutions may be included in the 30 semester hours.
Candidates for the M.S. degree are not required to take a comprehensive examination or to complete a thesis in the major field.
Master of Science in International Business
Advisor Mary Lee Stansifer Telephone: (303) 556-5843
The Master of Science in International Business prepares individuals for the challenges and opportunities facing business organizations in the global marketplace.
The M.S. program in international business requires the completion of the following:
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals and
Teams............................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for
Managers.........................3
BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business..........3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ..........3
BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers.....................3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management.....3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management.... 3 Total CBK Hours................... 21
B, FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMPETENCY
Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language. This requirement is accomplished through passing a proficiency exam or presenting transcript evidence of completion of at least three semesters of college level course work in a single foreign language with grades of C- or better. All foreign students who do not
present transcript evidence of a language other than English will’ ,f -tssa
competency exam thai..y ,,v ... meir
native language.
C. GRADUATE CORE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Required Courses Semester Hours
INTB 6000. Introduction to International
Business............................3
INTB 6020. Cross-Cultural
Management......................... 3
INTB 6200. International
Business Policy.....................3
INTB 68XX. International Topics Electives 12
Free Elective..........................3
INTB 6750. Research Methods
in International Business ..........3
INTB 6950. Thesis or Research
Internship......................... 3
Total INBU Core Hours 30
Notes and Restrictions
International Topics Electives. Choose four courses (12 hours) from the following list:
ACCT 6370-3. FNCE 6370-3.
INTB 6040-3.
INTB 6060-3.
INTB 6080-3. INTB 6800-3. ISMG 6200-3.
MKTG 6020-3. MKTG 6100-3.
International Accounting International Financial Management Managing People in Global Markets Legal Aspects of International Business Global Competition Special Topics Global Information Systems
International Marketing Marketing Strategies for Europe
The College also intends to develop new courses in international operations management, international tax, and international business in developing nations. Please consult with an academic advisor or the current Schedule of Courses for special topics offerings.
Free Elective. One graduate level class may be selected from all functional areas of business, including international business topics classes. BUSN 6510, Managerial Communication, can be used as an elective. International Business majors can petition for transfer of 3 semester hours of relevant non-business graduate courses offered at CU-Denver (examples): ECON 6410, P SC 5158, P SC 5218.
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supervision of the major advisor. Credit is earned by enrolling in INTB 6950-3.
Master of Science in Management and Organization
Advisor John Ruhnka Telephone: (303) 556-5842
The objective of the Master of Science in Management and Organization program is to prepare individuals with prior work experience for significant managerial responsibilities in private and public sector organizations. The program provides students with a basic understanding of how to manage interpersonal dynamics, effectively design organizations, implement planned change, and develop and maintain the human resources necessary for effective performance. It also provides students with the opportunity to learn about specific managerial problems and issues, such as how to turn around poorly performing organizations, implement new technologies, etc. The degree is particularly appropriate for students having an undergraduate degree in a functional area of business, such as accounting, finance, information systems, or in a technical area, such as engineering or computer science.
The Master of Science in Management and Organization consists of two components: the Common Body of Knowledge and the specialized courses that constitute the graduate core.
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams.........................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Managers 3 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business ..........3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ...........3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management....3
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management.... 3 Total CBK Hours................... 18
An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of equivalent previous undergraduate or graduate course work.
B. GRADUATE CORE IN MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION
The core will consist of 30 semester hours (10 courses) beyond the CBK requirements. At least 8 of the courses must be 6000-level courses. A minimum of 24 semester hours must be chosen from regularly scheduled management courses (excluding independent study). The remaining 6 semester hours (2 courses) may be in management and organization or in related fields, as approved by the faculty advisor. A student can elect to include a single minor field with at least 9 semester hours approved by a minor field advisor, but a minor is not required.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGMT 6320. Organizational
Development........................3
INTB 6000. Introduction to
International Business.............3
MGMT 6360. Designing Effective
Organizations......................3
MGMT 6380. Managing People for
Competitive Advantage..............3
BUSN 6710. Strategic Management......3
MGMT (or INTB) Electives .............9
Free Electives....................... 6
Total MGMT Core Hours............... 30
Notes and Restrictions
Management Electives. Students must choose three courses from the MGMT 68XX-level series.
Typically, four MGMT 68XX courses will be offered during the fall and spring semesters. Consult a Schedule of Courses for information about current course offerings.
Free Electives. Students may select any two graduate business courses and are encouraged to include MGMT 5939, Management Internship. Free elective hours also may be completed in related disciplines such as psychology, sociology, or public administration.
International Emphasis. The course requirements described above provide an M.S. program with a traditional management emphasis.
Students may select an international emphasis by completing three elective courses from the following list:
INTB 6020-3. Cross-Cultural Management
INTB 6040-3. Managing People in Global Markets
INTB 6060-3. The Legal Aspects of International Business
INTB 6080-3. Global Competition
INTB 6200-3. International
Business Policy
Students are not required to take a comprehensive examination or complete a thesis in the major field.
Master of Science in Marketing
Advisor. Cliff Young Telephone: (303) 556-5816
Students with specific questions concerning formal requirements, degree plans, etc. should consult an advisor in the graduate programs office [(303) 556-5900] rather than the faculty advisor.
The objective of the Master of Science in Marketing is to prepare individuals with prior work experience for significant management responsibilities in the field of marketing, either in the private or the public sector. The degree is particularly appropriate for individuals who have an undergraduate degree in business.
The degree consists of two components: the Common Body of Knowledge and the specialized courses that constitute the core of the M.S. in marketing.
A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
Students in the program must satisfy the Common Body of Knowledge requirements. These are met by the following courses:
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals
and Teams.........................3
BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for
Managers..........................3
BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical
Environment of Business...........3
BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting
Accounting Information ...........3
BUSN 6620. Applied Economics
for Managers......................3
BUSN 6640. Financial Management... 3
Total CBK Hours.................... 18
An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of equivalent previous undergraduate or graduate course work. Contact a graduate staff advisor for information.
B. GRADUATE CORE IN MARKETING
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marketing or in related fields as approved by the student’s advisor. A student may elect to take these 9 semester hours in a single minor field. However, a minor is not required. (Note: a minimum of 18 of the required 30 semester hours must be taken in courses reserved exclusively for graduate students.)
The 30-semester-hour marketing requirement is met by the following requirements and electives:
Required Courses Semester Hours
BUSN 6650. Marketing Management ......3
MKTG 6010. Marketing Strategy,
Evaluation, and Development........3
MKTG 6050. Marketing Research.......3
MKTG Electives......................... 12
Free Electives.......................... 9
Total MKTG Core Hours ................. 30
Notes and Restrictions
Students with extensive undergraduate course work in marketing may petition to substitute BUSN 6650 with a MKTG 6000-level course.
Marketing Electives. Choose 12 hours (4 courses) from the following list:
MKTG 6020-3. MKTG 6030-3.
MKTG 6040-3. MKTG 6060-3. MKTG 6070-3.
MKTG 6080-3.
MKTG 6090-3.
MKTG 6100-3. MKTG 6800-3. 3SY 6710-3.
International Marketing Sales and Sales Force Management Services Marketing Buyer Behavior Advertising and Promotion Management Marketing Function, Organization, and Strategy in Deregulating Industries Transportation and Physical Distribution Systems in the Modern Economy
Marketing Strategies for Europe Topics in Marketing and Transportation Multivariate Statistics
Free Electives. Choose 3 additional :ourses in marketing or, should a minor >e elected, take 9 hours in another func-ional area of business such as finance >r information systems. Alternatively, a ninor may be taken in a related discipline uch as international affairs, economics, ocial psychology, or public administra-ion. Other fields or combinations of ourses can be approved, based on the tudent’s needs and career objectives.
Students are not required to take a omprehensive examination or to omplete a thesis.
DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMS
M.B.A./M.S.
The Graduate School of Business Administration also offers M.B.A./M.S. dual degree programs for each function of business. The program consists of a minimum of 66 semester hours of graduate work, and leads to both an M.B.A. degree and an M.S. degree, which must be completed within seven years. Contact a graduate staff advisor for details, (303) 556-5900.
M.S./M.S.
Students may concurrently pursue dual M.S. degrees in any two fields of business. The program consists of a minimum of 51 semester hours of core course work, which must be completed within a period of seven years. In addition, candidates for the dual degree must satisfy all the Common Body of Knowledge and background requirements prescribed for each degree. Waivers may be approved for some of the CBK or background upon transcript evidence of equivalent previous undergraduate or graduate course work. For more information contact a graduate staff advisor, (303) 556-5900.
M.B.A./M.I.M.
This unique combined degree is offered in cooperation with the American Graduate School of International Management (the Thunderbird School) located in Glendale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. Thunderbird has established eight dual programs with universities in the United States. The student applies independently to both schools and, if admitted, earns the M.B.A. from CU-Denver and a Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird. The student begins the program at CU-Denver and, after completing 36 credit hours (12 courses) required for the M.B.A., transfers to the Thunderbird campus and takes a minimum of 30 credit hours (10 courses) for the M.I.M. When all dual degree requirements are finished, the student is awarded a diploma from each respective school. For more information about admission to the CU-Denver M.B.A., refer to the appropriate section of this catalog. For specifics about the dual M.I.M. application process, call Thunderbird’s Associate Dean of Admissions, Stephen R. Beaver, (800)848-9084.
M.B.A./M.S.H.A.
Students may obtain the M.B.A. degree as well as the M.S.H.A. by completing a 66-credit-hour program as follows:
MBA/HLTH Requirements Semester Hours
MBA Core ......................... 36
HLTH 6010. Health Care Systems
HLTH 6020. Health Economics.......
HLTH 6026. Institutional Management HLTH 6030. Health Sciences HLTH 6040. Management Accounting
for Health Care Organizations...
HLTH 6050. Legal and Ethical Problems in Health Care Administration HLTH 6911. Health Field Studies HLTH Elective
Free Electives...................._
Total MBA/HLTH Hours.............. 66
Electives. In addition to one required health elective, students are encouraged to complete additional health courses as free electives or may choose two courses from the following areas: accounting, finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing, or operations management.
M.B.A./M.S. - Nursing Administration
The goal of the dual degree program (M.B.A./M.S. -Nursing Administration) is to prepare nurses who are capable of assuming senior level and CEO health administration positions in government, consulting, traditional health care organizations, and alternative delivery systems. The 66-credit curriculum is a synthesis of advanced management, health administration, and nursing content.
For information, contact CU Health Sciences Center, Student Services,
(303) 315-5592.
EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS
Master of Business Administration for Executives
Program Director W. Scott Guthrie Telephone: (303) 623-1888 or (800)228-5778
The Executive M.B.A. Program provides executive-level students with a broad, rigorous twenty-two month academic experience leading to the Master of Business Administration degree. The program is designed for persons who hold managerial positions in the private and public sectors. It builds upon the
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knowledge and experience of these executives with a sophisticated, challenging curriculum which cam be pursued simultaneously without career interruption.
The Executive M.B.A. Program emphasizes corporate planning; the organization in a complex, international environment; and the applied tools of management. Courses are taught through a variety of methods. Case studies, lectures, and computer simulation are combined with research projects and other teaching methods to provide students with tools useful in their present positions and applicable to more advanced responsibilities as they progress in their management careers.
Each new session of the Executive M.B.A. Program begins the last week of August. Classes meet for a full day, once a week, on alternating Fridays and Saturdays, making it possible for those who live outside the Denver area to participate.
Two courses are taken simultaneously throughout the program. The program is supplemented by an intensive orientation at the beginning, and a two-day seminar at the conclusion of the first academic year. A second-year seminar is held at an international business center.
FACULTY AND RESOURCES
The faculty are senior members of regular faculty of the Graduate School of Business Administration from three of the University’s campuses. The Executive M.B.A. Program is offered jointly by the Graduate Schools of Business Administration in Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Denver. Faculty are nationally recognized, and all possess both practical managerial experience and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with executive-level students.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The Executive M.B.A. Program is designed for men and women who have eight years of business or administrative
experience, including at least three years in a managerial position. In the selection process, significant attention will be given to the depth and breadth of the candidate’s experience, progression in job responsibility, total work experience, and ability to benefit from this integrative classroom/work environment. The Admissions Committee will base its decision on the application, former academic record, relevant test scores, the employer’s nominating letter, other letters of recommendation, and a personal interview.
FOR APPLICATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WRITE TO:
Executive M.B.A. Program Graduate School of Business Administration University of Colorado P.0. Box 480006 Denver, CO 80248-0006
Executive Program in Health Administration
Program Manager: Pete Taffe Telephone: (303) 623-1888 or (800) 228-5778
PROGRAM SPONSORS
The Executive Program in Health Administration is a cooperative program of the University of Colorado at Denver and the Network for Healthcare Management.
The University of Colorado at Denver serves as the degree-granting institution for the Executive Program. The University of Colorado’s Graduate Program in Health Administration is located in the Graduate School of Business Administration.
The Network for Healthcare Management is an educational consortium representing health care executives and academic faculty from major health administration graduate programs in the United States and Canada, including Arizona State University, Northwestern
University, Ohio State University, San Diego State University, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Colorado at Denver, the University of Michigan, the University of Missouri, the University of North Carolina, the University of Southern California, the University of Toronto, the University of Washington, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF THE EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
1. Drawing on the expertise represented by the faculties of a consortium of western universities, the program offers high-quality courses taught
by instructors that are typically not available from a single university.
2. The Executive Program facilitates learning for professionals who have continuing career and family responsibilities. The program is especially tailored for working individuals, allowing students to remain on their jobs while completing their educational program.
3. The program employs innovation in the technology of educational delivery. Learning methods include:
• Computer-assisted instruction and self-paced learning packages.
• Computer conferencing and electronic case analyses.
• On-campus sessions.
FOR APPLICATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION,
WRITE TO:
Executive Program in Health Administration Graduate School of Business Administration
University of Colorado at Denver P.O.Box 480006 Denver, CO 802484)006


School of Education
Dean: G. Thomas Bellamy Associate Deans: Laura Goodwin,
Lynn Rhodes Office: NC 5016 Telephone: (303) 556-2844
INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOOL
As a graduate school in the heart of the city, the School of Education sees its mission as providing leadership for learning in Denver’s diverse and thriving metropolitan communities. Primary attention is given to the environments and personnel to support learning in the public schools, but learning is broadly defined to include human growth and development in the workplace, community services, and families.
What is leadership for learning? First of all, leadership is people - graduates of the School of Education who are experts in planning, organizing, motivating, and supporting learning throughout the community. The city depends on leaders who can make learning accessible to all its citizens, regardless of race, culture, economic status, or ability. The programs in the School of Education draw upon the rich and diverse resources of Denver’s communities and then return graduates to foster innovation and change within learning organizations.
Second, leadership for learning is new knowledge about the teaching and learning process. The School of Education emphasizes a scholarship of practice that links faculty, students, schools, community agencies, businesses, and families in common cause for improved learning.
Leadership is also involvement. Schools ind other organizations are constantly challenged to adapt to the changing needs ind priorities of the community. These challenges become opportunities for the school of Education to test and share new mowledge, teach in real settings, and ipply new ideas. Through partnerships vith schools and community services, he faculty work to ensure that both our srograms of study and our scholarship lave an impact on the difficult problems >f practice in Denver’s communities.
The CU-Denver School of Education faculty is actively involved in current efforts to improve schools and teaching. We participate in national, state, and local reform efforts and attempt to create in our own teaching the kinds of learning environments proposed for schools at all levels.
Our programs and class schedules offer flexibility to meet the needs of adult students who balance graduate education with the demands of work, families, and other interests. At the same time, we value rigor and excellence needed to lead schools through challenging times.
Goals of Instructional Programs
Degree and licensing programs in the School of Education are designed to prepare students for leadership in professional practice. Our curriculum is developed through the study of responsibilities of practicing professionals and the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that are needed for outstanding performance in professional roles. In our view, leadership in professional practice cannot be reduced to formulas or discrete skills. Rather, it requires that students develop deep repertoires of knowledge, abilities, and habits of critical reflection that support action in context. Our courses, assignments in practice settings, entrance requirements, and student evaluations all reflect the knowledge, skills, and dispositions we believe will support leadership in professional practice.
Accreditation
The School of Education is fully accredited by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCA), and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in Agency Counseling, School Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy.
Programs Leading to Degrees and Licenses
The School of Education offers a doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Innovation, and master’s degrees in seven program areas. Students in these degree programs may pursue a variety of state licenses for teaching and school administration, or may elect to earn these licenses without pursuing a graduate degree. The School does not offer undergraduate programs in education, and encourages prospective students to pursue a rigorous baccalaureate major in their specialty area prior to commencing their professional preparation as an educator.
The School’s degree programs and the state licenses associated with each are shown in the table on the following page. In addition, the School’s Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Program prepares elementary and secondary teachers for a variety of school settings through academic work, professional studies, classroom teaching experiences, and community field experiences.
Urban and Rural Access Programs
Through Access programs, the School of Education offers full degree programs in off-campus locations. In the metropolitan area, these include degree programs in counseling psychology and counselor education; administration, supervision, and curriculum development; information and learning technology; and special education. Elsewhere in the state, programs are available in counseling psychology and counselor education; administration, supervision, and curriculum development; early childhood education; and school psychology.
Extended Studies Programs
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Divisions Approved Degrees Program Emphases Potential Licenses and Endorsements
School-Wide Master of Arts in Curriculum Initial Teacher Education
(Lynn Rhodes, Coordinator) Phone: (303) 556-4387 and Instruction (C & 0 Program b
Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education (CPCE) (Robert Smith, Coordinator) Phone: (303) 556-8367 Master of Arts in CPCE Public School Counselor Marriage and Family Therapy Community Counseling Counseling and Human Resource Development College Student Personnel Elementary, Secondary, K-12
Curriculum and Pedagogy Master of Arts in Curriculum Elementary Elementary
(C&P) (William Juraschek, Coordinator) and Instruction (C&l) (Interdisciplinary Curriculum) Elementary (Math & Science) Foundations
Phone:(303)556-2290 Mathematics Science Social Studies Secondary
Language, Literacy, and Master of Arts in Curriculum Bilingual/English as a Teacher of the Linguistically
Culture (LLC) and Instruction (C & 0 Second Language Different Endorsement
(Sally Nathenson-Mejia, English Education Reading Teacher, K-6,7-12,
Coordinator) Phone:(303)5564366 Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Populations Reading and Writing K-12
Administration, Supervision, Master of Arts in ASCD Elementary School Administration
and Curriculum Development (ASCD) (Rodney Muth, Coordinator) Education Specialist in ASCD Secondary K-12 School Administration Superintendent Endorsement
Phone: (303) 556-4857
Educational Psychology Master of Arts in EPSY Educational Psychology
(EPSY)
(William L. Goodwin, Coordinator) Phone: (303) 5563535 ' 't. i a • Master of Arts in ECE Early Childhood Education-Regular Early Childhood Education-Special Teacher 4, Special Education
Technology and Special Master of Arts in Information Corporate Instructional Library Media-
Services (TSS) (Elizabeth Kozleski, and Learning Technologies Development and Training Instructional Computing K-6,7-12, K-12
Coordinator) Phone: (303) 556-6022 lii ( V i. be*; -ivai0 Information and Learning Technology Interactive Technologies Design School Psychologist, K-12
Master of Arts in Special Special Education Special Education Teacher
Education 1,2,3
School-Wide Ph. D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation Curriculum Learning & Technology Educational Policy & Administration Integrated Services for Children and Families


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needs of partner organizations, many of the Extended Studies programs articulate with the School’s regular master’s programs.
Center for Collaborative Educational Leadership (CCEL)
The CCEL was chartered in 1993 in response to the growing need for collaboration between the School of Education, P-12 schools, and related community agencies. The Center’s purpose is to bring increasing coherence, support, and continuity to existing university-community partnerships and to expand collaborative efforts that are responsive to local needs and research and development opportunities. Current major programs in the Center are: (1) The Region VIII Resource Access Project, which provides training and technical assistance to Head Start Centers throughout a six-state region to help them serve children with disabilities more effectively in regular Head Start classrooms; (2) The Colorado Educational Policy Consortium (CEPC), which conducts evaluative and descriptive projects that provide information and support to Colorado’s educational policy leaders;
(3) The Colorado Principals’ Center, which promotes professional and personal renewal of principals in the metropolitan area, supports collaborative school improvement projects, and encourages creative problem solving to improve the education of all students;
(4) The ECE-CARE Project, which recruits and educates direct service and professional staff for early childhood programs in which students have experienced violence; (5) The Self-Advocacy Project,
a research program on self-determination for students with disabilities; (6) The Social Relations Project, which studies the development of social and communication skills in young children with disabilities; and (7) the School Improvement Project, which provides training, nformation, and accreditation services :o Colorado schools.
\DMISSION (DEGREE PROGRAMS)
[Note: Students interested in teacher :ertification should refer to Initial Teacher Education Programs in this section of the :atalog for requirements and application arocedures.]
Prospective degree candidates (maser’s, specialist, Ph.D.) should request ipplication forms from the Division to vhich they are applying. The application
packet contains application materials and information regarding admission requirements for each program area, as well as testing requirements and recommendation forms.
Application papers and all supporting documents (including two official transcripts from each college or university attended, four letters of recommendation, GRE or MAT scores, and the $50 application fee) must be submitted to the Division Office by February 15 for summer session, April 15 for fall semester, or September 15 for spring semester.
Official transcripts must be sent directly from each college or university to the School of Education.
Application materials and fee, transcripts, and recommendations must be submitted by the appropriate deadline to the appropriate Division Office at:
University of Colorado at Denver School of Education Campus Box 106 P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364
Degree Requirements
Outlines of each graduate program are listed in the following pages of the catalog. Since many of the graduate degree plans are flexible and can be designed around individual student needs, prospective students are encouraged to discuss tentative programs of study with appropriate faculty members prior to submitting applications.
Two Master of Arts degree plans are available, each comprising one academic year or more of graduate work beyond the bachelor’s degree.
1. M.A. -Plan I (With Thesis). The program consists of 36 or more semester hours, including four semester hours for the master’s thesis. While the inclusion of
a minor field is not required by the Graduate Programs, a student and advisor may agree on a minor, in which four to eight semester hours can be applied toward degree requirements. The M.A. thesis is written in accordance with the specifications set by the Graduate Programs and under the supervision of the student’s advisor.
2. M.A. -Plan II(Without Thesis). The Plan II program includes 36 or more semester hours of graduate credit, and may include four to ten hours for a minor.
See the Graduate Programs section of this catalog for information about such topics as transfer credit and comprehensive exams.
INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
Associate Dean of Teacher Education:
Lynn K. Rhodes Office: North Classroom 5012
Campus Box 106
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364 Telephone: (303) 556-1387
Program Overview
The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program, Teacher Leaders for Tomorrow’s Schools, is offered through the University of Colorado at Denver. Teacher candidates earn a Colorado Provisional Teaching License while concurrently working toward a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. A provisional teaching license is available in the following areas:
• Elementary
• Secondary (English, foreign language, math, science or social studies)
Students also work in an area of specialization which may lead to a second teaching field (endorsement area). The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program is structured in such a way that full-time students may earn their elementary or secondary teaching license in four semesters (spring, summer, fall, spring), enabling them to seek a teaching position for the following school year. A part-time program that requires two additional semesters (another summer and fall) is also available to students. Beginning teachers continue working toward their master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction (requiring an additional ten semester hours) and in their leadership area while receiving university support through seminars and courses during their first two induction years.
The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program requires 38 semester hours for licensure in elementary and secondary teaching fields. Passing scores on four state-adopted tests are also required before a candidate is eligible for a Provisional Teaching License in Colorado. These tests include: basic skills, liberal arts, professional knowledge, and subject field content. Another ten hours (for a total of 48 semester hours) are required to complete a master’s degree. Additional credit hours, beyond the master’s degree, are required for students who elect to complete a second endorsement (in those leadership areas offering a second endorsement).


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Prior to beginning the program, each teacher candidate chooses a Leadership Area in which to specialize in addition to an area of licensure (elementary or secondary). Candidates are asked to list three leadership area choices in the event that funding and/or enrollment necessitates modifications in the program. The Leadership Areas from which students may select include:
• Bilingual/ESL (may earn a Teacher of the Linguistically Different endorsement with additional course work beyond the master’s degree)
• Inclusionary Practices (may earn
a Special Education Teacher I-Mild/ Moderate Needs endorsement with additional course work beyond the master’s degree)
• Information and Learning Technologies
• Interdisciplinary Instruction
• Literacy (may earn a Reading Teacher endorsement with additional course work beyond the master’s degree)
• Math and Science
• Teaching for Mental Health
• The Young Child (may earn an Early Childhood endorsement with additional course work beyond the master’s degree)
Program Attributes
What distinguishes the UCD Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program from programs offered by other colleges and universities?
• The UCD program is a post-baccalau-reate master’s degree program. Elementary candidates must have
a liberal arts major or strong liberal arts concentration of at least 18 semester hours, and secondary candidates must have a liberal arts background with a major or major-equivalent of at least 30 semester hours in their teaching field.
• Admission is competitive. In addition to assessing academic competence, admission procedures include a half-day interview that assesses candidates’ writing skills, interpersonal/interaction skills,
and oral communication skills.
• Program standards are ambitious and challenging. The program curriculum is based on a set of teaching responsibilities that teacher candidates must demonstrate in order to be recommended for licensure.
• In addition to selecting a teaching field in either elementary or
secondary levels (English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, or Social Studies), teacher candidates select a Leadership Area or area of specialization that may lead to a second endorsement.
• Teacher candidates move through the program in cohort groups.
• The program is based on the premise that teacher education is a joint effort of university and school faculties, and both faculties share ownership and responsibility for preparing new teachers.
• School residencies are an important part of each student’s professional program. Teacher candidates participate in three school residencies that occur in Partner Schools.
• Interdisciplinary approaches are emphasized in ITE courses, and several courses in the program are co-planned and co-taught by faculty.
• The program design supports the concept of teacher education as an ongoing developmental process linking pre-service, induction, and ongoing professional growth experiences.
• The program fosters critically reflective inquiry about teaching and learning; the development of collaborative skills necessary to work effectively with other adults on schooling issues, to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of students;
and to productively participate in and lead school renewal, applying democratic principles in educational settings.
Requirements for Admission to the Teacher Education Program
Candidates for the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) program must have a baccalaureate degree (or be in the final semester of their senior year) to apply for admission.
In addition to submitting the Graduate School Application and application fee, candidates must take a state-mandated basic skills test and an oral test. The Graduate Record Exam or the Miller Analogies Test is required if a candidate’s GPA is below 2.75. Before an application is reviewed by the faculty for admission, candidates are also required to submit transcripts of all college work, show evidence of recent work with children or youth, and submit a personal goals statement and four recommendations.
Candidates who successfully meet the paper requirements are required to participate in a half-day interview/selection process that includes a writing session and various group interactions. Candidates must also meet with the ITE advisor and have a planned program of study before beginning the teacher education program.
Candidates are required to attend an orientation session for detailed information regarding admission requirements and liberal arts requirements. Orientations are usually held the first and third Mondays of each month at noon and at 4:30 p.m. An advising workshop immediately follows each orientation session. Phone (303) 556-4387 for additional information.
There is only one application deadline-September 15-to begin each spring semester (January). Note: The program does not begin a group of students in the fall semester.
Courses in the teacher licensure program are restricted to students accepted to the program. Students who register for ITE courses will be administratively dropped from classes if they have not been admitted to the ITE program.
ITE Courses
(Required for Both Elementary and Secondary Candidates)
ITE 5000-1.
ITE 5010-5.
ITE 5030-3. ITE 5040-4.
ITE 5060-3. ITE 5070-3. ITE 5080-3.
ITE 5910-2.
ITE 5911-2.
ITE 5912-9.
Teacher Leaders for Tomorrow’s Schools Learning to Observe and Observing to Learn Collaborative Cultures Exploring Philosophy, Laws, and Ethics in the Teaching Profession Leadership Seminar Teacher Inquiry Principles of Change and Collaboration School Residency and Leadership Seminar I School Residency and Leadership Seminar II School Residency and Leadership Seminar III
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY CANDiDATLS
ITE 5020/5021-6. Integrating Learning in Elementary Education
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR SECONDARY CAN Dl DATES
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ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY ENGLISH CAN Dl DATES
LLC 5740-3. Adolescent Literature
LLC 5760-3. Theory and Methods
of English Education
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR SECONDARY SCIENCE CANDIDATES
ELED 5350-3. Science in Elementary
School
SECE 5350-3. Issues and Problems in Science Education
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY MATH CAN Dl DATES
SECE 5400-3. SECE 5401-3. SECE 5410-3.
SECE 5420-3.
Curriculum in Secondary Mathematics Assessment in Mathematics Education Advanced Methods and Strategies in Secondary Mathematics Teaching Mathematics to Low Achievers
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES CANDIDATES
SECE 5460-3. Secondary Social Studies Methods and Curriculum Design
SECE 5465-3. Teaching Critical Issues in Social Studies:
An Interdisciplinary Approach
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECONDARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE CANDIDATES
FR/GER/ Methods of Teaching
SPAN 5690-3. Modern Languages LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I
PROGRAMS OF STUDY
COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELOR EDUCATION
Division Coordinator Robert L. Smith Office: NC 4028 Telephone: (303) 556-8367
Faculty
Professors: Robert L. Smith Associate Professors: Andrew A. Helwig
Assistant Professors: Patricia Stevens-Smith, Marsha Wiggins-Frame,
Carmen Williams
Assistant Research Professor Joseph Lasky
Senior Instructor Karin Jordan Emeritus: William Sease Adjunct Faculty: Walter Strandburg
The Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education prepares professionals for community/ mental health agencies, private practice, family clinics, public schools, universities, and business settings. Students should obtain faculty advising regarding requirements.
Programs consist of 60 semester hours (the Marriage and Family Therapy program is 63 hours). Core requirements that are common to all areas of study are followed by courses specific to each program. All programs require a practicum (150 clock hours) and an internship (600 clock hours). The master’s degree is a minimum two-year program. All beginning students enroll in CPCE 5010, Foundations of Counseling. The community counseling, school counseling, and marriage and family therapy programs are nationally accredited by CACREP, the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
Program Areas
Students accepted into the CPCE Division follow one of five programs offered in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education. The Marriage and Family Therapy program follows licensure requirements designated by the State of Colorado for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. The Community Counseling program follows state licensure requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors, and the School Counseling Program follows State Department licensure requirements.
COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELOR EDUCATION CORE (REQUIRED IN ALL PROGRAM AREAS)
CPCE 5010-3.
CPCE 5100-3.
CPCE 5110-3. CPCE 5150-3.
CPCE 5330-3.
CPCE 5400-3.
Foundations of Counseling
Theory and Techniques of Counseling Group Counseling Marital and Family Studies
Professional Seminar in Counseling Career Development
CPCE 5810-3. Multicultural Counseling Issues for Individuals and Families
CPCE 5910-6. Practicum
CPCE 5930-3 or 6. Internship
REM 5200-3. Introduction to Research Methods
REM 5300-3. Introduction to Measurement
EPSY 6200-3. Human Development Over the Life Span
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM AREA ONE: COMMUNITY COUNSELING (M.A.)
CPCE 5160-3. Theories and Techniques of Marital and Family Therapy
CPCE 5280-3. Substance Abuse Counseling
CPCE 5820-3. Strategies in Agency Counseling
CPCE 6250-3. Advanced Abnormal Psychology
CPCE 7100-3. Advanced Theories and Techniques in Psychotherapy Elective-3 credits
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM AREA TWO:
PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNSELING CERTIFICATE (M.A.)*
CPCE 5420-3. CPCE 5800-3. CPCE 5830-3. CPCE 6140-3. CPCE 7100-3.
SPED 5000-3. SPED 5600-3.
Organizational Development Strategies in Public School Counseling Special Topics: Youth at Risk
Adult-Child Relationships in Family Studies Advanced Theories and Techniques in Psychotherapy Education of Exceptional Children or Special Education for School Professionals
•Students without teaching experience must accumulate ten hours of observation time in a school setting. Three hundred of the six hundred hours of Internship must be In a concentrated environment. Full-time experience consisting of at least a four-hour block of time each day is required. Students may not do their concentrated experience in their teaching building. Three hundred hours of concentrated experience Is needed at both the elementary and secondary level for a K-12 program. CPCE 5150, CPCE 6140 and CPCE 7100 are necessary for students to work with school-related family issues, individual counseling, and children's counseling in Practicum and Internship. CPCE 5160 is necessary prior to couple and family therapy. Ten hours of laboratory experiences working with youth is required as part of this course.


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Candidates seeking state certification must satisfy state requirements.
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM AREA THREE: MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY (M.A.)
CPCE 5160-3.
CPCE 5170-3. CPCE 5280-3. CPCE 5830-3. CPCE 6140-3. CPCE 6160-3.
CPCE 6250-3.
Theories and Techniques of Marital and Family Therapy
Family Health and Pathology Substance Abuse Counseling
Special Topics: Human Sexuality
Adult-Child Relationships in Family Studies Advanced Assessment: Theory and Treatment in Family Systems Advanced Abnormal Psychology
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM AREA FOUR: COUNSELING AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (M.A.)
CPCE 5160-3. Theories and Techniques of Marital and Family Therapy
CPCE 52403. Counseling and Human
Resource Development CPCE 52803. Substance Abuse Counseling
CPCE 5420-3. Organizational Development
Additional course work (six hours minimum) REQUIRED in Business, Instructional Technology, or Educational Administration. Emphasis is placed on completing two courses in the College of Business.
ADDITIONAL COURSES REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM AREA FIVE: COLLEGE STUDENT PERSONNEL (M.A.)
CPCE 51203.
CPCE 5160-3.
CPCE 52803.
CPCE 5420-3.
CPCE 5922-3. CPCE 62503.
The Student in Higher Education
Theories and Techniques
of Marital and Family
Therapy
Substance Abuse
Counseling
Organizational
Development
Readings in Counseling
Advanced Abnormal
Psychology
Access Program in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education
The Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education Division offers courses for students off-campus. Courses are held at selected colleges and other sites, with resources available that are equivalent to those on campus.
The quality of instruction and course requirements for these programs are identical to those on campus. Students should contact their advisor for further information.
One course in cultural issues, such as SECE 5464 or LLC 5140
GENERAL CURRICULUM (ELEMENTARY)
ELED 5160-3. Expressive Arts ELED 5310-3. Children’s Literature; or LLC 5730-3. Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum ELED 5450-3. Social Studies in
Elementary School One mathematics methods course One science methods course Six hours of electives chosen with advisor approval
CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY
Division Coordinator William A.
Juraschek Office: NC 4022B Telephone: (303) 556-2290
Faculty
Professors: Maurice Holt, Milton Kleg Associate Professors: William A.
Juraschek, Michael Marlow, Lyn Taylor Affiliate Faculty: Suzanne Barchers,
Gary Hillman
Professors Emeriti: Norma J. Livo,
Glenn McGlathery, Marie Wirsing
The Division of Curriculum and Pedagogy offers five program options leading to an advanced master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. All options require 36 semester hours, are built upon the C&P Core, and are designed for experienced teachers who are interested in becoming educational leaders. Elementary teachers may specialize in General Curriculum or Math and Science. Secondary teachers may specialize in Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. Each of these options is designed to prepare teachers to qualify for Master Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Customized programs, such as Foundations of Education, are also offered. Each option is described below.
CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY CORE (REQUIRED IN ALL OPTIONS)
ELED/ Models of Teaching or
SECE 5210-3.
ELED/ Curriculum Development
SECE 6110-3. and School Improvement One course in Foundations, such as FNDS 5420 or 5500
One course in Educational Psychology, such as EPSY 5100,5110, or 5140 One course in educational research, such as REM 5000 or REM 5050
MATH AND SCIENCE (ELEMENTARY)
ELED 5350-3. Science in Elementary School
ELED 5401-3. Assessment in
Mathematics Education ELED 5410-3. Teaching Numbers and Arithmetic
ELED 5440-3. Problem Solving and Geometry in the Elementary School
ELED 5800-3. Curriculum Workshop: Science & Math Connections
Six hours of electives chosen with advisor approval
SCIENCE (SECONDARY)
SECE 5350-3. Issues and Problems in
Science Education
SECE 5650-3. Environmental Education
SECE 5800- Curriculum Workshop for
1 to 4. Secondary Teachers
Nine hours of electives in science or education, including one math education course with advisor approval
MATHEMATICS (SECONDARY)
SECE 5401-3. Assessment in
Mathematics Education
Nine hours from:
SECE 5400-3. Curriculum in Secondary
Mathematics
SECE 5410-3. Advanced Methods and
Strategies in Secondary Mathematics
SECE 5420-3. Teaching Mathematics
to Low Achievers or SECE 5800-3. Curriculum Workshop:
Science & Math Connections
Nine hours of electives, which include at least three hours of mathematics (upper division or graduate) with advisor approval


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SOCIAL STUDIES (SECONDARY)
SECE 5460-3. Secondary Social Studies Methods and Curriculum Design
SECE 5464-3. Teaching about Ethnicity, Race, and Prejudice
SECE 5465-3. Teaching Critical Issues in Social Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Twelve hours of electives chosen with advisor approval
COMPREHENSIVE PROJECT
All candidates for a degree must complete a comprehensive project that synthesizes the knowledge and skills acquired in their master’s degree courses. Several formats are available: timed exam, take-home exam, project, or portfolio.
See the C&P Handbook for details.
All courses offered toward a master’s degree must be taken within five years of the student’s graduation date.
LANGUAGE, LITERACY,
AND CULTURE
Coordinator Sally Nathenson-Mejia Office: NC4001 Telephone: (303) 556-4366
Faculty
Professor Lynn K. Rhodes Associate Professors: JoAnn Canales, Mark A. Clarke, Kathy Escamilla, Sally Nathenson-Mejia, Nancy L. Shanklin, Sheila Shannon
Assistant Professors: Rene Galindo,
Sheryl Taylor
Adjunct Professor Marge Erickson
The Division of Language, Literacy, and Culture offers master of arts degrees in Curriculum and Instruction with emphases in four areas: Bilingual/English as a Second Language, English Education, Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Populations, and Reading and Writing. In addition, the division is responsible for the Bilingual/ESL and Literacy Leadership Areas in the Initial Teacher Education program.
The faculty of the Language, Literacy, and Culture Division believe that effective teaching requires an awareness of and the ability to respond to individual differ-ances. LLC faculty also emphasize the importance of teachers as scholars and reflective practitioners. In particular, :eachers must understand how linguistic and cultural diversity affect their teach-ng. Two themes run throughout all
program offerings. The first concerns the importance of recognizing a variety of literacies-“home” literacies, school literacy, “mainstream” literacy, first and second language literacies-and to develop teaching practices which utilize an understanding of the complexity of literacy development across language contexts. The second theme involves the meaningful use of language and literacy to improve the quality of one’s life. As an approach to teaching, this theme emphasizes the creation of diverse, rich environments in which learners experience oral and written language as part of authentic tasks, and where concern for the cultural and linguistic heritage of the students is evident.
Cumulative Master's Portfolio
To demonstrate development as educators, all LLC master’s candidates are required to compile cumulative portfolios over the course of their LLC degree program. These portfolios serve as fined master’s degree evaluations. They must be turned in no later than the published date for comprehensive exams in the semester in which a student wishes to graduate. Portfolios will be reviewed by the student’s advisor and a minimum of one other LLC faculty member. Both faculty members must agree that the portfolio is acceptable for it to pass. It is imperative that students work on their portfolios throughout their degree program. Work on portfolios begins when students take LLC 5910, Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching, at the beginning of their program.
Bilingual Education/English as a Second Language
The Language, Literacy, and Culture Division offers a 36-hour program leading to a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, in elementary or secondary education, with an emphasis in bilingual education or English as a second language (ESL).
The program provides a theoretical and practical foundation for those interested in teaching in bilingual education or ESL programs in the U.S. or abroad, with course work in language teaching methodology, language acquisition, applied linguistics, cross-cultural education, curriculum development, literacy, and other areas. The M.A. program has been developed as an advanced course of study for practicing teachers or individuals with
some teaching experience, whether in BE/ESL or in other areas.
Each student completes an approved program, in consultation with an advisor, consisting of 36 hours of course work, a field experience, a seminar and practicum, and program portfolio. ESL candidates may select one elective.
Bilingual Education
(requires language proficiency test)
(36 hours)
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (NINE HOURS)
LLC 5160-3. Foundations of Bilingual/
Multicultural Education Three hours from REM, including REM 5000, REM 5200, REM 5400 Three hours from FNDS or EPSY, including EPSY 5100,5140
ADDITIONAL LLC REQUIREMENTS (27 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching
LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I LLC 5035-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
LLC 5070-3. Linguistic Analysis of
English: Implications for Teaching
LLC 5820-3. Techniques in Teaching
ESL
LLC 5825-3. Methods and Materials
in Bilingual/Multicultural Education
LLC 5910-3. Field Experience in
Literacy and Language Teaching
LLC 6910-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, K-6or
LLC 6911-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, 7-12+or
LLC 6912-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, ESL and Bilingual Education
The student’s advisor will help select the appropriate Seminar and Practicum based upon the student’s teaching level, experience, and teaching context.


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Students who complete the above Bilingual Education program also meet requirements for the ESL emphasis area of the Colorado endorsement.
English as a Second Language (ESL) (36 hours)
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (NINE HOURS)
Three hours from LLC, including LLC 5140, LLC 5150, LLC 5430
Three hours from REM, including REM 5000, REM 5200, REM 5400 Three hours from FNDS or EPSY, including EPSY 5100, EPSY 5140, EPSY 5220
ADDITIONAL LLC REQUIREMENTS
(27 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching
LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I
LLC 5035-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II
LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
LLC 5070-3. Linguistic Analysis of
English: Implications for Teaching
LLC 5820-3. Techniques in Teaching
ESL
LLC 5910-3. LLC 6910-3. LLC 6911-3. LLC 6912-3.
LLC______-3.
Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, K-6or
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language,
7-12+or
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, ESL and Bilingual Education Elective
The student’s advisor will help select an appropriate LLC elective and Seminar and Practicum based upon the student’s teaching level, experience, and teaching context.
COLORADO ENDORSEMENT FOR TEACHERS OF THE LINGUISTICALLY DIFFERENT
The Language, Literacy, and Culture Division offers course work, field experiences, and a supervised practicum which satisfy standards established by the Colorado Department of Education for the endorsement to teach limited English proficient students.
This program has been designed for individuals who have a strong academic background, possess a valid Colorado teaching certificate, and are committed to quality education for culturally and linguistically different students. A minimum of 21 semester hours of course work is required, including appropriate field experiences.
Individuals applying for the bilingual education emphasis must be proficient in English and in a language other than English. ESL individuals must have experienced a language other than English.
CURRICULUM (21 -24 HOURS)
Appropriate course work is selected with the approval of a teacher’s program advisor. Teachers need to select the appropriate number of hours from each of the following six areas. Teachers wishing to qualify for both the Bilingual Education and ESL emphases of the Teacher of the Linguistically Different Endorsement must take both LLC 5825 and LLC 5820. Those interested in only the ESL emphasis need only take LLC 5820.
Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Teaching (six to nine hours)
LLC 5820-3. Techniques in Teaching
ESL
LLC 5825-3. Methods and Materials
in Bilingual/Multicultural Education and/or
LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I or LLC 5035-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II Students wishing to complete the Bilingual emphasis area of the endorsement
need to take both LLC 5825 and LLC 5820.
Structure of English (three hours)
LLC 5070-3. Linguistic Analysis of
English: Implications for Teaching
Historical, Legal Foundations (three
hours)
LLC 5140-3. Multicultural Education
or
LLC 5160-3. Foundations of Bilingual/
Multicultural Education
Cross-Cultural Insights (three hours)
LLC 5150-3. Culture of the Classroom
or
LLC 5800-3. Sociolinguistics:
Language Variation and its Implications for Teaching
Assessment (three hours)
LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
Seminar and Practicum (three hours)
LLC 6910-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, K-6or
LLC 6911-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, 7-12+or
LLC 6912-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, ESL and Bilingual Education
ADDING A TEACHER OF THE LINGUISTICALLY DIFFERENT ENDORSEMENT TO INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION, BILINGUAL/ESL LEADERSHIP AREA
Teachers who have completed the Bilingual/ESL Leadership Area in the Initial Teacher Education program may complete a Colorado Endorsement for Teachers of the Linguistically Different by taking three additional core courses plus one elective course (12 hours total) as follows:
Required:
LLC 5030-3. LLC 5055-3.
LLC 5160-3.
Optional: LLC 5020-3.
LLC 5070-3.
Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part 1 Foundations of Bilingual/ Multicultural Education
Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching Linguistic Analysis of English: Implications for Teaching


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LLC 5710-3. Primary Literacy: Pre-3rd Grade
LLC 5720-3. Writing: Process, Development, and Teaching-Grades 3-12
LLC 5740-3. Adolescent Literature
LLC 5820-3. Techniques in Teaching ESL
LLC 5821-3. English Phonology forTESOL
LLC 5825-3. Methods and Materials in Bilingual/Multicultural Education
ELED 5310-3. Children’s Literature or
ELED 5330-3. Current Literature for Children
English Education
The master’s program in English Education is designed to enhance the preparation of middle and high school English/Language Arts teachers. In addition to the Curriculum and Instruction core (nine hours), students complete course work in language development, assessment, and field experiences. With the help of their advisor, they also select specific courses from the English Department or within the School of Education that add further depth to their preparation as English teachers, especially in the areas of composition and/or literature. Special consideration is given to working with diverse ethnic populations.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (NINE HOURS)
REM 5000-3. Orientation to Research and Measurement in Education
Three hours from LLC, including LLC 5140,
LLC 5150, LLC 5430
Three hours from FNDS or EPSY 5140
ENGLISH EDUCATION (27 HOURS)
LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I or LLC 5035-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
LLC 5740-3. Adolescent Literature
LLC 5760-3. Theory and Methods
of English Education LLC 5910-3. Field Experience in
Literacy and Language Teaching
LLC 6911-3. Seminar and Practicum
in Literacy and Language, 7-12+
English writing course, 5000 level or above (three hours), with approval of advisor. Two additional courses (six hours) from the English Department or School of Education, with approval of advisor.
Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Populations;
K - 6,7 -12 (45 hours)
The master’s program in Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Populations, K-6 or 7-12, is designed to enable teachers to earn both endorsements as part of their master’s degree-Teacher of the Linguistically Different and Reading Teacher, K-6 or 7-12. Teachers holding this degree may work as ESL, bilingual (if they have passed the additional language proficiency test in their second language), special reading, or Chapter I teachers. As ESL and bilingual teachers, they have additional special training in helping students with particular reading and writing problems. As reading teachers, they are capable of helping students for whom English is their second language with reading and writing problems.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (NINE HOURS)
LLC 5160-3. Foundations of Bilingual/ Multicultural Education REM 5000-3. Orientation to Research and Measurement in Education
Three hours from FNDS or EPSY, including EPSY 5100, EPSY 5140, EPSY 5220
ADDITIONAL LLC REQUIREMENTS (36 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. Workshop in Literacy and
Language Teaching
LLC 5030-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I LLC 5035-3. Language and Literacy:
Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
LLC 5060-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part II LLC 5070-3. Linguistic Analysis of
English: Implications for Teaching
LLC 5160-3. Foundations of Bilingual/
Multicultural Education LLC 5710-3. Primary Literacy: Pre-3rd
Grade or
LLC 5720-3. Writing: Process, Development, and Teaching-Gr. 3-12 or
LLC 5730-3. Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum
LLC 5820-3. Techniques in Teaching ESL
LLC 5825-3. Methods and Materials in Bilingual/Multicultural Education
LLC 5910-3. Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching
LLC 6910-3. Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, K-6 or
LLC 6911-3 Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, 7-12+or
LLC 6912-3. Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, ESL and Bilingual Education
Reading and Writing
The master’s program is designed to prepare teachers in K-6,7-12, or K-12. Reading is a credentialed program meeting the Colorado Department of Education requirements for Reading Teacher Endorsement. Therefore, students who obtain a master’s degree in reading education from CU-Denver are certified to hold positions in public and private schools as special developmental and remedial reading teachers in K-6,7-12, or for elementary and secondary teachers who wish to enhance reading and writing instruction in their classrooms.
By placing emphasis on the reading, writing, and oral language development of diverse student populations, the master’s program is at the forefront of the field. Reading, writing, and oral language are approached from a socio-psycholinguistic perspective that emphasizes learner’s construction of meaning rather than the learning of isolated skills. Importance is placed on using theory, inquiry, and personal reflection to inform classroom practice. The program prepares teachers to become decision makers capable of developing learner-centered curriculums where each student’s reading and writing abilities are assessed in order to address developmental or special needs.
CURRICULUM
Course offerings lead to an M.A. degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in reading and writing, with a Reading Teacher Endorsement at one of three levels: K-6,7-12, or K-12.


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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM (NINE HOURS)
REM 5000-3. Orientation to Research and Measurement in Education
Three hours from LLC, including LLC 5140, LLC 5150, LLC 5430 Three hours from FNDS or EPSY 5100, EPSY 5140
READING AND WRITING CURRICULUM — K-6 ENDORSEMENT (30 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. LLC 5030-3.
LLC 5035-3.
LLC 5055-3.
LLC 5060-3.
ELED 5310-3. LLC 5710-3.
LLC 5720-3.
LLC 5730-3. LLC 5910-3.
LLC 6910-3.
Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part II Children’s Literature Primary Literacy:
Pre-3rd Grade or Writing: Process, Development, and Teaching-Gr. 3-12 Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, K-6
READING AND WRITING CURRICULUM —7-12 ENDORSEMENT (30 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. LLC 5030-3.
LLC 5035-3.
LLC 5055-3.
LLC 5060-3.
Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part II
LLC 5720-3.
LLC 5730-3.
LLC 5740-3. LLC 5910-3.
LLC 6911-3.
Writing: Process, Development, and Teaching-Gr. 3-12 Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum Adolescent Literature Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, 7-12+
READING AND WRITING CURRICULUM —K-12 ENDORSEMENT (36 HOURS)
LLC 5020-3. LLC 5030-3.
LLC 5035-3.
LLC 5055-3.
LLC 5060-3.
ELED 5310-3. LLC 5720-3.
LLC 5730-3.
LLC 5740-3. LLC 5910-3.
LLC 6910-3.
LLC 6911-3.
Workshop in Literacy and Language Teaching Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part I Language and Literacy: Acquisition, Processes, and Cognition, Part II Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I Linking Assessment and Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part II Children’s Literature Writing: Process, Development, and Teaching-Gr. 3-12 Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum Adolescent Literature Field Experience in Literacy and Language Teaching
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, K-6
Seminar and Practicum in Literacy and Language, 7-12+
ADDING A READING TEACHER ENDORSEMENT
Teachers may add a Reading Teacher Endorsement to an already earned master’s degree by taking those courses listed under the chosen endorsement level.
(In the State of Colorado, the Reading Teacher Endorsement cannot simply be added to a bachelor’s degree.) Also, two additional courses must be taken in other areas specified by the Colorado Department of Education. In many cases, previous master’s degree courses will satisfy this requirement.
Teachers who have completed the Literacy Leadership Area in the Initial Teacher Education program may complete a Reading Teacher Endorsement by taking three additional core courses plus an elective course (12 hours total) as follows:
LLC 5055-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part I
LLC 5060-3. Linking Assessment and
Instruction in Language and Literacy, Part II
LLC 6910-3. Seminar and Practicum in
Literacy and Language, K-6 or
LLC 6911-3. Seminar and Practicum in
Literacy and Language, 7-12+
One elective with approval of advisor.
ADMINISTRATION, SUPERVISION, AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Division Coordinator. Rodney Muth Office: NC4023 Telephone: (303) 5564857 Fax: (303) 5564479
Faculty
Professors: G. Thomas Bellamy, William F.
Grady, Michael J. Murphy, Rodney Muth Associate Professors: W. Michael Martin Assistant Professors: Sharon Ford,
L.A. Napier, Nancy Sanders Emeritus: Bob L. Taylor
The primary responsibility of the Administration, Supervision, and Curriculum Development (ASCD) faculty is to prepare leaders for public education in Colorado and the nation. Currently, the Administrator’s or Principal’s Professional License is required for people seeking building-level administrative positions in Colorado.
Programs
The ASCD faculty offers a Master’s and Educational Specialist degree in addition to the program for the Administrator’s and Principal’s License. Further, the ASCD faculty, with faculty from other Divisions, offers an emphasis area in Educational Administration and Policy in the new Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Innovation (EDLI).


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ADMINISTRATOR OR PRINCIPAL LICENSE
ASCD offers a program that leads to endorsement for the Provisional License for Administrator or Principal. Following completion of a master’s degree and a district-sponsored induction program, the Professional License for Administrator or Principal can be awarded by the Colorado Department of Education.
The ASCD licensing program leads to a Provisional License for Principal or Administrator. The current program is geared primarily toward preparation for the Principal’s License. Students interested in preparing for the Administrator’s License will have knowledge and skill requirements that differ somewhat from the expectations for the Principal’s License. The variations are outlined both in the domain requirements (see domain list below) and in the portfolio products necessary to complete the program.
The program leading to the Administrator’s or Principal’s License requires 27 graduate credit hours. The program’s credits are organized into four domains and an internship, arranged in six-credit-hour blocks over four terms with one three-credit semester at the end to complete EDUC 5930, Internship, which is conducted at one or more qualified sites. Students are expected to enroll for six credit hours each semester, except for the final semester of internship.
The domain requirements for licensing are:
Content Areas
EDUC 5700, Administrative Leadership in Educational Organizations (1-6 credits)
EDUC 5710, Administering the Environment of Public Schools (1-6 credits)
EDUC 5720, Supervision of Curricular and Instructional Program of the School (1-6 credits)
EDUC 5730, Administering the School Improvement Process (1 -6 credits)
Field Practice
EDUC 5930, Internship in Administration (1-4 credits)
MASTER OF ARTS (M.A.)
This degree is designed for those who do not hold a graduate degree and who seek a Colorado Administrator’s or Principal’s License through a program in Administration, Supervision, and Curriculum
Development. Usually, aspirants to the master’s degree will complete nine credit hours beyond the 27 required in the licensing program, for a total of 36 semester hours of course work after the bachelor’s degree. No thesis is required, but candidates must successfully complete the licensing program research and social science course work, and a portfolio that augments the portfolio for the License or a four-hour comprehensive examination.
For the M.A. degree, students must select at least one course in each of the following three areas:
1. An advanced psychological foundations of education course (not EPSY 5000)
or a special education course.
2. Social/Philosophical Foundations or Multicultural Education. Most foundations courses are acceptable (after approval from an advisor) except FNDS 5000.
3. A research and evaluation methodology or statistical methods course (not REM 5000).
SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION (ED.S.)
The Ed.S. degree program affords the opportunity for advanced graduate study and/or licensing as an administrator or principal, and is available to those who already hold an M.A. degree and who seek a Colorado Administrator’s or Principal’s License or a specialized program. Generally, for the Specialist degree students will complete nine credit hours in addition to the 27 required in the licensing program. The Ed.S. degree does not require a thesis. However, students must complete a portfolio that supplements the portfolio for the License or a 12-hour written final comprehensive examination.
Admission Criteria/Guidelines
MASTER OF ARTS (M.A.), SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION (ED.S.), AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
Admission to the ASCD licensing and M.A./Ed.S. programs is competitive. The Division seeks students who possess (a) high intellectual ability, (b) strong academic backgrounds, and (c) clear leadership potential. Below are the minimum requirements for admission.
1. Grade-Point Average. Undergraduate-2.75 or better on a 4-point scale; Graduate-3.0 or better.
2. Examination Scores. Either, not both: Miller Analogies Test (MAT)-44 or higher; Graduate Record Examination (GRE)-900 or higher, combined verbal and quantitative scores. Although
a minimum has not been set, the analytical part of the GRE also will be considered. (The MAT or GRE is not required of applicants who already hold a master’s degree.)
3. Letters of Recommendation. Positive review of letters and of response to item 6 on the Application for Graduate Admission-Part II Form.
4. High quality writing sample. May be required.
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE
(PH.D.)
Primarily an academic degree, the Ph.D. in EDLI with an emphasis in Educational Administration and Policy is designed for those who hold an M.A. degree and seek to enhance their understanding of issues related to leadership in administration or policy in education. From time to time, ASCD organizes Ph.D. cohorts for School Leaders or Policy Leaders. Please call (303) 556-4857 for more information.
See the full description of the schoolwide Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Innovation Program at the end of the School of Education section for admission and program requirements.
Program Information
Individuals interested in any of these programs are encouraged to contact ASCD faculty to discuss them. Conferences prior to application are encouraged and welcomed. Following admission, students are expected to maintain frequent contact with assigned advisors to plan, develop, and complete their programs of study.
Access Programs in Administration, Supervision, and Curriculum Development
For information about Access programs, please call (303) 55&4857.


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DIVISION OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Early Childhood Education
Division Coordinator William L. Goodwin Program Team Leaden Donna Wittmer Office: NC4025 Telephone: (303) 556-3535
FACULTY
Professors: William L. Goodwin,
Phillip S. Strain
Associate Professor Donna Wittmer Assistant Research Professor Suzanne Adams, Linda Damon
The early childhood education program is a graduate program leading to a master’s degree in early childhood education and/or endorsement in early childhood special education. Students may choose, via their course work and field experiences, to prepare for careers working with either young children with special needs, birth to five years, or young typical children, birth to eight years.
The program is interdisciplinary in focus, drawing upon university resources in educational psychology, special education, communication disorders, nursing, and multicultural education as well as early childhood education, and community resources for occupational/physical therapy, pediatrics, and social work.
There is a strong emphasis on field experiences in both regular and special education concentrations.
The program also offers students opportunities to pursue special focuses: infants birth to three; and/or social inclusion.
CURRICULUM
The master’s degree in early childhood education with 2m endorsement in special education requires 39 semester hours of course work and four hours of practicum. Thirty-one semester hours are required for endorsement only. The master’s degree in early childhood (regular education) typically requires 33 semester hours of course work and three semester hours of practicum.
The two programs share course content in:
• Normal child growth and development
• Learning approaches with young children
• Measurement and evaluation
• Basic statistics/research methods
• Multicultural education
• Research and current issues
• Early childhood curriculum and program development for inclusive classrooms
• Working with parents and families
The early childhood special education program provides specialized training in:
• Developmental disorders, birth to five
• Screening and assessment of young children
• Intervention strategies with infants and preschoolers
• Behavior management
• Working as a member of the trans-disciplinary team
• Working collaboratively with families
• Cognitive and socioemotional development and disorders
• Language development and language disorders
• Treatment of children who have neurological impairment and chronic illness
The early childhood regular education program provides specialized training in:
• Language acquisition and development
• Reading and writing instruction
• Early childhood program administration
INFANT FOCUS
Coordinator William L. Goodwin Office: NC4025 Telephone: (303) 556-3535
Faculty
Associate Professor Donna Wittmer
The program is designed to provide students with the background and skills necessary for working with infants who are at risk or disabled and their families. The specialization is available to students in the early childhood special education endorsement and master’s degree programs, and the school psychology certification program. It also is available to interested graduate students in related fields, such as nursing, occupational and physical therapy, social work, and communication disorders.
The program is interdisciplinary in focus. University and community resources in communication disorders, counseling, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, pediatrics, school psychology, social work, and special education are utilized. Field work and site visits are planned in both health care and educational settings.
The specialization consists of four courses plus field work:
• Medical and physiological aspects of developmental disabilities, birth to three years
• Screening and assessment of young children
• Early intervention strategies
• Working with parents and families of young children
• Infant practicum
Students in the early childhood master’s degree program (special education emphasis) would take these courses by advisement as part of their program requirements of course work and practicum.
Students in the school psychology certification would take these courses by advisement, primarily as their electives.
SOCIAL INCLUSION FOCUS
Project Director Donna Wittmer Project Coordinator Julie Henry Office: NC4025 Telephone: (303) 556-3535
Faculty
Associate Professor Donna Wittmer
The social inclusion focus provides in-depth training in competencies needed to facilitate the social inclusion of young children with disabilities and their families through collaboration strategies in a variety of natural settings. As a result of the training program, students will function as social inclusion specialists with endorsement in early childhood special education, serving young children with disabilities and their families from diverse sociocultural backgrounds. Students earn a Master of Arts degree and/or choose to complete endorsement requirements in early childhood special education.
The specialization consists of one additional course: ECE 5040, Administrative Seminar: Emphasis on social inclusion and inclusive programs.
Educational Psychology
Division Coordinator William L. Goodwin Program Team Leader Ellen Stevens Office: NC4025 Telephone: (303) 556-3535
FACULTY
Professors: Laura Goodwin, William L.
Goodwin, Kaoru Yamamoto Associate Professors: Alan Davis,
Ellen Stevens
Assistant Professor Kenneth Wolf
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students pursue the degree to enhance their skills as professional classroom teachers. The degree also provides skills necessary for a variety of roles where knowledge of learning, development, and research is essential; examples would include teaching at the community college level, teaching adults, and conducting program evaluation. Other students seek the M.A. as preparation for certification in school psychology or for advanced study in educational psychology. (Students planning to continue graduate work beyond the M.A. level should become familiar, before enrolling, with advanced program prerequisites and requirements so that their master’s program can be tailored to assure a smooth transition.)
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
Four major areas of concentration are available-human learning, child growth and development, research and evaluation, and individualized programs (such as adult learning). Regardless of the concentration area selected, all students must:
1. Take nine hours of core courses required by the School of Education.
2. Demonstrate competence in educational psychology by successfully completing a minimum of 36 hours
of relevant course work (nine of which are the core).
3. Complete either a master’s thesis (four semester hours, M.A. Plan I) or an independent study project (three to four semester hours, M.A. Plan II), the latter involving the collection of data bearing on a given problem and its analysis and interpretation in writing.
4. Perform satisfactorily on a four-hour written comprehensive examination (typically taken during the last term enrolled in regular courses).
5. Complete the degree on a timely basis, usually within three years.
Research and Evaluation Methodology
Division Coordinator William L. Goodwin Program Team Leader Alan Davis Dffice: NC4025 Telephone: (303) 556-3535
:ACULTY
’rofessors: Laura D. Goodwin, William L. Goodwin
Associate Professor Alan Davis Assistant Professor Kenneth Wolf
There is a REM emphasis track within he educational psychology master’s legree program; students can select
either an evaluation/data analysis focus or an assessment focus. This area also provides classes to all education graduate programs, offering courses in research methods, evaluation, statistics, assessment, and measurement.
DIVISION OF TECHNOLOGY AND SPECIAL SERVICES
Division Coordinator Elizabeth Kozleski Office: NC5032 Telephone: (303) 556-6022
Instructional Technology
Program Area Coordinator Dian Walster
Office: NC5032 Telephone: (303) 556-6022
Faculty
Associate Professors: R. Scott Grabinger, Brent Wilson
Assistant Professors: Dian Walster, Judith Duffield
Emeritus: Bettie R. Helser
Information and Learning Technologies Master's Degree
Information and Learning Technologies (ILT) is a field of education in which professionals work with people to solve problems of learning and to make human performance more productive. Examples of these technologies include computer-assisted instruction, multimedia, interactive videodisc, simulations and games, programmed instruction, library/ information science, instructional television, traditional audiovisual techniques, technology-supported rich environments for active learning, CD-ROM, and instructional design technologies. Instructional design technologies include needs assessment; task, learner, environmental, and job analyses; instructional strategy and tactic development; management strategies; and formative and summative evaluation processes.
Career paths are open in public and private sectors. School-related roles include computer specialist, master resource teacher, and information and learning technologist (library/media specialist). Courses are available for teachers who wish to remain in the classroom and learn more about instruction, teaching, learning, and producing instructional materials. Other students focus on business and corporate applications of information and learning technologies.
They may work in training and development, human resources, or media production in small or large businesses and public agencies.
Before taking any courses, students must consult with a faculty member, who helps identify career goals. Together, the student and advisor design a program of course work to meet track requirements and individual goals. All students in the program begin with IT 5110, Instructional Development and Production. This class provides an overview of the field of information and learning technologies and teaches fundamental skills used in all other classes.
The ILT program also participates in the School of Education Ph.D. program. Students interested in working toward a Ph.D. can choose to focus on information and learning technologies in the Curriculum, Learning, and Technology emphasis area.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All ILT students must meet the following requirements for admission:
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.
2. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score (verbal + quantitative) of 1000 or higher. Note: This requirement may be waived if a master’s degree in a related field has been recently completed prior to application to the program.
3. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who Eire in a position to evaluate the applicant’s professional competence as well as potential for graduate study.
4. An explanation (Application Part II, Question 6) which details applicants educational and professional experiences, reasons for pursuing graduate study, and the professional contributions which they hope to make after completing the degree. There is no interview requirement, so this is the applicant’s opportunity to demonstrate to the faculty verbal fluency and professional commitment.
5. Two samples of work that demonstrate the applicant’s writing ability, such as units of study, instructional materials, manuals, or grant proposals, or the like.
6. For international students, a TOEFL score of 500 or higher is required.
Library Media students must meet the following, in addition to 1-6above:
7. Hold a valid Colorado teaching license.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS
All students in the Information and Learning Technologies program are expected to show a strong commitment to the program and to maintain high academic and ethical standards. Unprofessional conduct is cause for discipline or dismissal from the program.
Technology Expectations
Modem learning technologies are computer-based. Much of the teaching in the ILT program utilizes computers either as a focus of instruction or a tool for learning. E-mail and telecommunication networks play a large role in the learning strategies in ILT classes. Students are expected to obtain an e-mail account and to check it frequently. While the ILT program has labs and computer facilities, students will need access to computer and modem facilities off-campus, either at their place of work or at students home.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: ILT GENERAL
Students complete at least 36 hours of course work from the following program of study. The program is composed of a core set of classes that all ILT students take.
Information and Learning Technologies Core (16 hours required)
IT 5110-4. Instructional Develop-
ment and Production IT 5160-3. Managing Information
and Learning Technology Programs
EPSY 5240-3. Cognition and Instruction IT 6720-3. Research in Information
and Learning Technologies
IT 6999-3. Leadership and Practice
in Information and Learning Technologies
Personal Electives (20 hours required)
Electives are chosen by the student, in partnership with the advisor and student, depending on career goals. Electives are also available in other departments. Courses available are listed below. Additionally, each semester several IT 5990 Special Topics classes are offered.
IT 5120-3. Instructional Models,
Strategies, and Tactics IT 5130-3. Instructional Message
Design
IT 5140-3. Performance Technology
IT 5310-3.
IT 5370-3.
IT 5410-3.
IT 5510-3.
IT 5520-3.
IT 5600-3.
IT 5610-3.
IT 5640-3.
IT 5710-3.
IT 5998-1 to 2. IT 6120-2.
IT 6130-2.
IT 6510-3.
IT 6530-3.
IT 6930-1 to 4.
EPSY 5220-3. MGMT 6320-3. PSY 5150-3.
REM 5400-3.
Producing Educational Materials Portable Video Production for Instruction and Training Designing Text and Graphics for Instruction Integrating Technology and Content Standards Technologies for Learning and Productivity Multimedia Authoring Principles for Designing Multimedia
Technology of Student-Centered Learning Environments Telecommunications and Networking in Education Professional Development Activities Instructional Development Consultation Formative Evaluation of Instructional Materials Computer Graphics Systems
Development Projects in Information and Learning Technologies Internship in Information and Learning Technologies
Adult Learning and Education Organizational Development Seminar in Organizational Psychology Introduction to Evaluation of Programs and Persons
ILT LIBRARY MEDIA MASTER'S DEGREE AND COLORADO STATE LIBRARY MEDIA ENDORSEMENTS
Students in the library media master’s degree complete at least 36 hours of course work from the following program of study: ILT core, library media endorsement core, and personal electives. Students in the library media endorsement programs complete at least 27 hours of course work from the following program of study: ILT core and library media endorsement core.
Information and Learning Technologies
(ILT) Core (13 hours required)
IT 5110-4. Instructional
Development and Production
IT 5160-3. Managing Information
and Learning Technology Programs
IT 6720-3. Research in Information
and Learning Technologies
IT 6990-3. Leadership and Practice
in Information and Learning Technologies
Library Media Endorsement Core
(14-19 hours total)
Required for all Library Media Students
(9 hours)
IT 5020-3.
IT 5030-3.
IT 5040-3.
Collection Development Information Literacy and Reference
Information Storage and Utilization
For K-6 endorsement (5 hours)
ELED 5310-3. Children’s Literature IT 5911-1-4. Field Experience in
Library Media: Elementary
For 7-12 Endorsement (5 hours)
LLC 5740-3. Adolescent Literature
IT 5912-1 to 4. Field Experience in Library Media: Secondary
Note: In addition to completing classes to receive Colorado Library Media endorsement, students are required to pass the Place Test in Library Media. This is a Colorado Department of Education requirement.
EXIT REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL ILT MASTER'S STUDENTS
Comprehensive Examination
The comprehensive exam consists of a master’s project and portfolio. The portfolio is created throughout the student’s program and finished and presented in the final class, IT 6999, Leadership and Practice in Information and Learning Technologies. The project is a significant piece of work that represents ILT skills in the area of production, development, or evaluation.


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Special Education: Teacher I,
II, and III Programs
Program Coordinator: Elizabeth B.
Kozleski Office: NC 5032 Telephone: (303) 55OS022
FACULTY
Professor G. Thomas Bellamy Associate Professors: Elizabeth B.
Kozleski, Deanna J. Sands Assistant Research Professors: Estella
Almanza de Schonewise, Nancy French,
Donna Sobel
The University of Colorado at Denver offers both master’s degree and endorsement-only special education programs in the areas of Teacher I: Students with Moderate Needs; Teacher II: Students with Severe Affective, Communicative, or Cognitive Needs; and Teacher III: Students with Profound Needs. Teachers completing the Teacher I program are prepared to work with students ages 5-21 who have mild to moderate special education needs across all disabilities. Teacher II graduates specialize in the affective, communicative, or cognitive area in order to work with students ages 5-21 with severe needs. Persons completing the Teacher III endorsement or master’s degree are trained to work with students who have profound needs from birth through 21 years of age.
The Special Education Program emphasizes training which prepares individuals to support inclusion of students with special needs. Families, general educators, administrators, and student peers in both general and special education classrooms benefit from the inclusion. Students develop skills in five areas: professionalism, instructional design, ability expertise, collaboration, and organizational change. In addition to traditional practicum, course requirements involve the application of information in school-and community-based programs. Students choosing this program must be prepared to try out new ideas in their own classrooms, or, alternatively, participate in a variety of field experiences. Some non-traditional practicum experiences are available on a limited basis. On-the-job practicums are available in coordination with the student’s administrative unit.
In fall and spring semesters, university courses are offered in the late afternoon and evening. Most courses are held once per week over 16-week semesters. Often, alternative course schedules are available, such as meeting on nine Saturdays
for five hours each. During the summer session, courses are offered during the day over four- or eight-week sessions. A weekend program may also be available.
PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY
The Division faculty at CU-Denver has a strong commitment to the principles of normalization, community inclusion, the dignity of risk, and the central role that persons with disabilities and their families must play in making choices about their lives and educational experiences. Students are challenged in each course to translate these ideals into reality in the schools. Individuals choosing the CU-Denver program will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and competencies in the following areas:
Multiculturalism
Constructivist Approaches to Learning Transition Planning for Life-Long Learning
Community-Referenced Curriculum Nonaversive Behavior Management Inclusionary Practices Family-School Partnerships Ecological Approaches to Assessment Consultation/Collaboration Skills Systematic, Data-Based Instruction
ENDORSEMENT PROGRAMS
Students can receive an endorsement in the Teacher 1 program by completing 34 hours of graduate level course work. It is suggested that Teacher 1 endorsement students should have or be eligible to hold a Colorado teaching certificate prior to admittance into the program. Individuals seeking a Teacher II endorsement in any
of the three areas must have a master’s degree in special education or a related field. The Teacher II endorsement program requires approximately 38 hours of graduate study. The Teacher III program includes approximately 34 hours of graduate study. Applicants for any of the endorsement programs must meet the 24 hours of prerequisite undergraduate or graduate general education requirements.
MASTER'S PROGRAMS
In addition to completing the endorsement course work, master’s degree students complete a nine-semester-hour core, bringing their graduate program hours to between 41 and 47 hours, depending on the endorsement being sought, in addition to the 24 hours of prerequisite course work in general education. Comprehensive examinations are required for all master’s degree students.
LICENSURE
Students who do not hold a Colorado license must complete two of the tests required for initial licensure within the first semester of acceptance to the program.
SPECIAL EDUCATION CORE
Prerequisites
All special education students must have completed the following 24 hours of prerequisites. These may be taken at the undergraduate level.
Three hours in each of the following: Teaching Mathematics at the Elementary or Secondary Level Foundations of Education Human Growth and Development Instructional Technology Models of Teaching Introduction to Special Education
Six hours in Teaching Reading and Writing
Special Education Core Courses
All special education students must complete the following graduate course work:
LLC 5150-3. SPED 5140-4.
SPED 5160-1.
SPED 5180-3.
SPED 5300-3.
SPED 5310-1. SPED 5400-3.
Culture of the Classroom Advanced Assessment in Special Education Medical/Physical Challenges of Students with Special Needs Curriculum Planning for Students with Special Needs
Consultation and Collaboration for School Professionals Collaboration with Families
Seminar in Special Education
TEACHER I ENDORSEMENT
In addition to the core courses listed above, students must complete the following courses for Teacher I endorsement:
SPED 5010-3.
SPED 5110-3.
SPED 5120-3.
SPED 5910-1 to 8.
Teaching Strategies for Students with Special Needs
Nature and Needs of Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities Managing the Special Education Teaching Process
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TEACHER II ENDORSEMENT:
SEVERE NEEDS: AFFECTIVE, COMMUNICATIVE, OR COGNITIVE
Students must have a graduate degree in special education or a related field. It is highly preferred that students also hold or be eligible to hold a Colorado teaching certificate at the elementary or secondary level. In addition to the core courses listed above, students must complete the following courses for Teacher II endorsement:
SPED 5010-3. Teaching Strategies for Students with Special Needs
SPED 5120-3. Managing the Special Education Teaching Process
Students in the Severe Needs: Affective area also must complete 7-14 hours in the following courses:
EPSY 5170-3. SPSY 6500-3.
SPED 5911-1 to 8.
Behavior Analysis and Intervention Identifying and Planning for the Mental Health of School-Aged Children Practicum: Students with Affective Needs
Students in the Severe Needs: Cognitive area also must complete 7-14 hours in the following courses:
SPED 5090-3.
SPED 5380-3.
SPED 5912-1 to 8.
Nature and Needs of Students with Cognitive Disabilities Methods for Students with Severe Cognitive Needs
Practicum: Students with Severe Cognitive Needs
Students in the Severe Needs: Communicative area also must complete 7-14 hours in the following areas:
SPED 5130-3.
SPED 6300-3.
SPED 5913-1 to 8.
Speech/Language Characteristics of Students with Severe Communication Needs Teaching Methods for Students with Severe Communication Needs Practicum: Students with Severe Communication Needs
TEACHER III: PROFOUND NEEDS
It is recommended that Teacher III students hold or be eligible to hold a Colorado teaching certificate at the elementary or secondary level. In addition to the core courses listed above, Teacher III students must complete the endorsement course work listed below. Master’s
degree students complete a nine-semester-hour educational psychology core. The eight-hour Teacher III practicum is completed in four settings: a neonatal setting, a preschool setting, and elementary and secondary school settings.
ECE 5060-3. ECE 6200-3. SPED 6100-3.
SPED 6200-3.
SPED 5914-1 to 8.
Working with Parents and Families
Early Intervention Strategies Communication Development for Students with Severe to Profound Needs Teaching Strategies for Students with Severe to Profound Needs Practicum: Students with Severe to Profound Needs
School Psychology Program
Program Team Leaden Beth Doll Office: NC 4023B Telephone: (303) 556-6022
FACULTY
Associate Professor Beth Doll Research Assistant Professor Anastasia
Kalamaros
The School Psychology Program offered by the University of Colorado at Denver leads to certification in School Psychology by the Colorado Department of Education, and is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. As such, the program meets curricular and internship requirements for National Certification by the National School Psychology Certification Board. Certification in School Psychology is a 60-semester-hour graduate program which provides full- and part-time study opportunities. Students who do not hold a master’s degree in a related field will complete a Master of Arts degree as part of the program. The diversity of the CU-Denver student community has required that the School Psychology program allow students to create individual plans for meeting certification requirements. Students are permitted to complete these on a full- or part-time basis, during summer and academic year terms, through rural access courses, and during evening hours.
The School Psychology faculty have adopted a preventive mental health model of school psychological services. Program students are trained to screen for and recognize the early warning signs of social, emotional, or academic risk; to conduct assessments of school students’
cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral, and academic strengths and weaknesses; to participate in establishing and maintaining school building teams that enhance mental health and provide multidisciplinary services to students; to plan and implement preventive and remedial interventions that address students’ needs; to consult with parents and professionals; and to evaluate the effectiveness of educational services.
This breadth of curriculum, and its emphasis on early identification and prevention strategies, will prepare the school psychologist to provide preventive mental health services to elementary and secondary students in regular and special education programs.
The School Psychology Program enrolls students of diverse professional, educational, and ethnic backgrounds. Students having completed graduate studies in a related field from CU-Denver or from another accredited institution of higher education may apply for a waiver of those certification course requirements that duplicate their prior graduate experiences. Although admitted with advanced standing, these students must meet all course requirements for certification (through approved waivers or course completion) and must complete at least one-half of their program (30 graduate semester hours) at the University of Colorado at Denver, including the practicum and internship in school psychology.
REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
To complete the certification requirements in School Psychology, students must have completed an undergraduate or graduate course in Child Development and a second in Educational Foundations. In addition, students will complete:
CPCE 5100-3. Theory and Techniques
of Counseling
CPCE 5810-3. Multicultural Counseling Issues for Individuals and Families
EPSY 5100-3. Advanced Child Growth
EPSY 5110-3. EPSY 5170-3.
REM 5100-3. REM 5300-3.
SPED 5300-3.
SPED 5310-1.
and Development Human Learning Behavior Analysis and Intervention Basic Statistics Introduction to Measurement Consultation and Collaboration for School Professionals Collaboration with Families


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I I l ' CONTENTS AU C I .j RIA Li Academic Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Message from the Chanc e llor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Degree Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Undergraduate Admissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Graduate Programs . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Tuition and Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Financial Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Core Curriculum Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Academic Policies and Regulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Special Programs and Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Centers and Institutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 University Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 7 Internships and Cooperative Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Library Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Media Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 The College of Architecture and Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 College of Business and Admin istration and Gra duate S choo l of Business Admini s tration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 School of Education ...................... . ...................... . . ... . ... . ......... . ............... ..... 83 College of Engineering and Applied Science .. . ........ ... ....... ....... . ... :... . . . .......... .. . 105 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences .................... . 123 Military Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 Millennium College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Graduate School of Public Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 Course Descriptions ................... . . . ....... ...... . .................................. . . ............ 1 8 7 Faculty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Fall1997 August25 September 1 November27 November28 December 7-13 December 14-20 December20 Spring 1998 January 19 January20 March 16-21 May3-9 May 10-16 May16 May20 Summer1998 May25 June 1 July3 July4 August2-8 AugustS ACADEMIC CALENDAR1 Registration See the Fall Schedule of Courses First day of classes Labor Day holiday (campus closed) Thanksgiving holiday (campus closed) (campus open , no classes) Preparation week Finals week End of semester Registration -See the Spr ing Schedule of Courses Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (campus open, no classes) First day of classes Spring break (campus open, no classes) Preparation week Finals week End of semester Commencement Registration -See the Summe r Schedule of Courses Memorial Day holiday (campus closed) First day of classes Independence holiday (observed-campus closed) Independence holiday (campus closed) Finals week End of term Photos : Cover Design : Publications file photographs unless otherwlde noted V I sual Images ' The University reserves the right to alter the Academic Calendar at any time . Consult the Schedule of Courses for application deadline dates, deadlines for changing programs and reg i stration dates and procedures.

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Jniversity of Colorado at Denver at Larimer 0. Box 173364 enver, Colorado 80217-3364 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 1997-98 Although this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, all information (including the academic calendar, admission and graduation requirements, degree offerings and degree titles, course offerings and course descrip tions , and statements of tuition and fees) is subject to change without notice or obliga tion. The University claims no responsibility for errors that may have occurred during the typesetting , printing or production of this catalog . The University of Colorado at Den ver is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. For current calendars , tuition rates, requirements, deadlines , etc. , students should refer to a copy of the Schedule of Courses for the semester in which they intend to enroll. The courses listed in this catalog are intended as a general indication of the University of Colorado at Denver curriculum. Courses and programs are subject to modification at any time. Not all courses are offered every semester, and the faculty teaching a particular course or program may vary from time to time. The instructor may alter the content of a course or program to meet particular class needs. Courses are listed by college or school. Alternative format available upon request. Call (303) 5564493 (voice) ; (303) 556-6204 (IDD) ; (303) 556-2678 (fax), email : ombuds@carbon.cudenver.edu niversity of Colorado Catalog. JSPS 651-060) lOO Marine Street , Room A220, Campus Box 584 oulder, Colorado 80309-0584 llume 1997, No.3, May/June llblished 4 times a year: January/February ! arch /A pril , May /J une, December e riodicals postage paid at Boulder, Colorado . OSTMASTER: Send address changes to niversity of Colorado Catalog, CU-Denver llblications, Boulder , Colorado 80302.

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Message from the Chancellor Dear Student: Welcome to the University of Colorado at Denver. This will be an exciting year. We continue to redefine CU-Denver as a new urban university, one with stronger linkages to the greater Denver region and the world. On behalf of the faculty, staff , and students, I offer to you the challenging environment of learning at one of Colorado's premier institutions of higher education. Your decision to attend CU-Denver shows your willingness to learn at Denver ' s only urban public university. CU-Denver is one of the four campuses of the University of Colorado system. As a vital part of that system, offering baccalaureate , master ' s , and doctoral programs, we have achieved distinction nationally and internationally because of the high quality of our programs, faculty, and alumni. Located in downtown Denver, the University challenges its students both academically and personally in an intellectual environment that encourages commi t ment , curiosity, and imagination. A distinguishing characteristic of CUDenver is our urban perspective that is an integral theme in our academic programming, the orientation of our faculty, and the identity of our student body . Our enrollment has grown to nearly 11,000 students. The University offers some 40 degree and degree option programs a t the baccalaureate level and over 60 degree and degree option programs at the post-baccalaureate level designed to provide you with a foundation on which to build your intellectual, aesthetic, and moral capacities as individuals and as citizens . Components of this educational experience include student involvement in independent study, research, and the creative process as a complement to classroom study. The University's seven academic areas (Business , Public Affairs, Liberal Arts and Sciences , Engineering and Applied Science, School of the Arts , Education , and Architecture and Planning) provide instruction and research programs that focus on the fundamental areas of knowledge , including interdisciplinary and professional study. We are committed to making available to you the opportunities for gaining knowledge, training, skills , and credentials which wHI enhance your economic and personal lives. We at the CU-Denver campus take great pride in the diversity of our students and our ability to serve their varied needs. This is reflected in a commitment to an enriched baccalaureate education and the real-world research aspects of graduate and professional work. Our academic programs focus on applications relevant to regional as well as national issues and also seek to provide a humanistic understanding of social needs and problems. Our continuing expansion of international programs is designed to serve the career needs of a variety of students. We look forward to working with you as you join our community of scholars and dedicated staff. We promise a rich intellectual environment and a challenging educational experience. Most of all, I look forward to seeing you at graduation and awarding you the CU-Denver degree . My best wishes to you in all your future endeavors . Georgia Lesh-Laurie Chancellor University of Colorado at Denver

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ADMINISTRATION Board of Regents I HENRY "Hank" ANTON, Pueblo, term expires 2000 MAUREEN JOHNSON, Boulder, term expires 2002 GUY KElLY, Ft. Collins, term expires 1998 SUSAN KIRK, Denver, term expires 1998 JIM MARTIN, Boulder, term expires 1998 NORWOOD L ROBB, Uttleton, term expires 2002 JFRRY G. Rl.J'IUDGE, Colorado Springs, term expires 2000 ROBERT SIEVERS, Boulder, term expires 2002 PETER STEINHAUER, Boulder , term expires 2000 Staff MILAGROS CARABAlLO, Secretary of the Board of Regents and of the University. B.A., M.S., State University of New York at Albany; M.A., Webster University. University-Wide Officers JOHN C. BUECHNER, President of the University; Professor of Public Affairs. B.A., College of Wooster; M.P.A., Ph . D . , University of Michigan . GLEN R. STINE, Vice President for Budget and Finance. B.S., 1 Michigan State; M.P.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ed.D., Harvard University. CHARLFS V. SWEET, University Counsel. B.A., Duke University; J.D., University of Virginia. DAVID A. GROTH, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research and Dean of the System Graduate School. B.S., M .S., Iowa State University; Ph. D., Michigan State University . CU-Denver Officers GEORGIA E. LFSH-LAURIE, Chancellor; Professor of Biology . B.S., Marietta College (Ohio) ; M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph . D., Case Western Reserve University. JOHN A. BERNHARD, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance . B . A., Stanford University ; M.B.A., Columbia University, Graduate School of Business. MICHAEL J. MURPHY, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs ; Professor of Education. B.A., Whittier College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School. fERNIE BACA, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities ; Associate Professor of Education . B.A., University of Northern Colorado ; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado. JOY L MARTIN, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado. KENNE'lll HERMAN, Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance. B . S., University of Colorado . BARBARA L SCHNEIDER, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Colorado State University . Administration I 5 The University of Colorado seal , adopted in 1908, depicts a male Greek classical figure seated against a pillar and holding a scroll . A burning torch framed in laurel is placed beside him . The Greek inscription means " Let your light shine." According to Denver designer Henry Reed, the classical design was used because Greek civilization "stands as the criterion of culture." The laurel symbolizes honor or success, the youth of the figure suggests the " morning of life , " and the scroll represents written language.

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6 I Degree Programs DEGREE PROGRAM S Undergraduate Deg re es COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION Business Administration B .S. Areas of Emphasis Accounting Finance Human Resources Management Information Systems International Business Management Marketing Operations Management COLLEGE OF ENGINEERJNG AND APPUED SCIENCE Bachelor of ScienceB.S. Applied Mathematics (B.S.) Civil Engineering (B.S.) Computer Science and Engineering (B.S.) Electrical Engineering (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) COLLEGE OF UBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Bachelor of Arts-B.A., Bachelor of ScienceB.S., and Bachelor of Floe ArtsB.F.A. Anthropology (B.A.) Biology (B.S. ) Chemistry (B.S . ) Communication and Theatre (B.A.) Economics (B.A.) English (B.A.) English Writing Program (B.A.) Fine Arts (B.A.) Fine Arts (B.F.A.) French (B.A.) Geography (B.A.) Geology (B.S.) German (B.A.) History (B.A.) Individually Structured Major (B.A.) Mathematics (B. S.) Music (B. S . ) Philosophy (B.A.) Physics (B.S.) Political Science (B.A.) Psychology (B.A.) Sociology (B.A.) Spanish (B.A.) Graduate Degrees THE COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Architecture (M.ARCH.) Architecture in Urban Design (M.A.U.D.) Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) Urban and Regional Planning (M.U.R.P. ) COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION Accounting (M. S . ) Business Administration (M.B.A.) Executive Programs Individualized Program Cohort Program Finance (M. S.) Health Administration (M.S. ) Executive Program Information Systems (M.S.) International Business (M.S.I.B.) Management and Organ i zation (M. S.) Marketing (M.S. ) SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Certification Program: Teacher Certification in Elementary Education (K.{)th Grade) and Secondary Education (7th-12th Grade) ; Type D Certification Administration, Supervision, Curriculum Development (M.A.) Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education (M.A.) Curriculum and Instruction (M.A.) Early Childhood Education (M.A.) Educational Psychology (M.A.) Information and Learning Technology (M.A.) Special Education (M.A.) Administration, Supervision, Curriculum Development (Ed . S . ) Educational Leadership and Innovation (Ph.D.) COLLEGE OF ENGINEERJNG AND APPLIED SCIENCE Civil Engineering (M. S . ) Civil Engineering (Ph.D.) Computer Science (M.S.) Electrical Engineering (M. S . ) Engineering (M. E.) Mechanical Engineering (M. S.) COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Anthropology (M.A.) Applied Mathematics (M.S . ) Basic Science (M.B.S.) Biology (M.A.) Chemistry (M.S.) Communication and Theatre (M.A.) Economics (M.A.) English (M.A.) Environmental Sciences (M. S . ) Health and Behavioral Science (Ph.D.) History (M. A . ) Humanities (M.H.) Political Science (M.A.) Psychology (M.A.) Social Science (M.S.S.) Sociology (M.A.) Technical Communication (M. S.) Applied Mathematics (Ph. D . ) GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Criminal Justice (M.C.J. ) Public Administration (M.P.A.) Public Administration (Ph.D.) Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Amer ican Assembly of Collegiate chools of Business , Accrediting Com ission on Education for Health Services Administra tion , Colorado State Board of Education, Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, National Council for the Accredita tion of Teacher Education, National Architectural Accrediting Board, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, National Association of Schools of Music, Planning Accreditation Board, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. You may obtain information about these degrees by contacting us. Mailing Address: Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167 P . O . Box 173364 Denver , Colorado 80217-3364 Location: 1200 Larimer Street or 1250 14th Street Annex (303) 556-3287

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The University of Colorado at Denver is one of four institutions in the University of Colorado system and the only public university in the Denver metropolitan area. It is an urban, non-residential campus located in downtown Denver. CU-Denver offers 36 undergraduate degrees and 43 master's degrees . Ph.D . degrees are offered in public affairs , applied mathematics , health and behav ioral sciences, civil engineering , and edu cational leadership . Classes are offered during weekday and evening hours , on weekends, and at off-campus sites. Students' ages range between 17 and 75. The average student age is 30. Eighty percent are employed and 53 percent attend part-time. Forty-four percent of the nearly 11,000 students are enrolled in graduate level courses . CU-Denver's faculty actively promotes the special role of an urban institution in meeting the needs of students . They are alert to the challenges and opportunities of the urban environment and responsive to the needs of students and the com munity . The combination of CU-Denver's talented faculty and highly motivated students creates a vital and exciting educational environment. Students are offered the unique educational opportu nity to combine real world experience with academic excellence. History In 1876, just over a century ago , the University of Colorado was founded in Boulder. In 1912, the University of Colo rado's Department of Correspondence and Extension was established in Denver to meet the needs of the burgeoning popu lation . As the breadth of course offerings expanded, so did the demand for degree granting status. The Denver Extension Center was renamed the University of Colorado-Denver Center in 1965, and by 1969, 23 fields of undergraduate study and 11 of graduate study were offered. In 1972, the Colorado General Assembly appropri ated support to build the Auraria Campus, CU-Denver's current site. The same year , the Denver " Center " was renamed University of Colorado at Denver . Two years later the University of Colorado was reorganized into four campuses-Denver , Colorado Springs, Health Sci ences (Denver) , and Boulder. University of Colorado System As one of four campuses of the Univer sity of Colorado system, CU-Denver has a special role and mission in Colorado higher education. The University of Colo rado at Boulder now serves about 25,000 students enrolled in undergraduate , graduate, and professional programs. The Health Sciences Center in Denver pro vides education and training to medical , dental , nursing , pharmacy, and allied health personnel. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs serves more than 5,800 students in the Pikes Peak region, offering undergraduate, graduate , and professional programs . CU-Denver ' s role within the University system is primarily to address the needs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional instruction in the Denver metropolitan area. Emphasis is given to professional , preprofessional , and liberal arts training in the context of a strong multidisciplinary and applied agenda for research and creative activi ties. CU-Denver students have access to the library resources of all campuses and cultural and athletic events sponsored within the University system . Academic Structure Each of the four campuses of the University of Colorado System-Denver , Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Health Sciences in Denver -has its own chan cellor and campus administration . The chancellors, in turn, report to the pres ident of the CU System . The Board of Regents of the University of Colorado approves the overall direction provided by the president of the system . The system president is both the chief academic and chief administrative officer of the University . The president has responsibility for the administration of the entire University under the policies described by the Board of Regents or under law . The Chancellor of CU-Denver represents CU-Denver and manages campus goal setting, policy development, academic affairs , and budget and financial matters. The Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs and the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance assist the Chancellor. Each vic e chancellor is responsible for the essential components of the campus enterprise . The Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for all academic programs, academic support programs, student enrollment services , the Graduate Programs , and Sponsored Programs . The Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance is responsible for the campus budget; Office of Financial and Business Services ; Human Resources ; Computing , Information and Network Services ; Planning and Institutional Research ; and Voice Communications . The CU-Denver Graduate Programs are governed by the CU system-wide Graduate School. All graduate units reside within the Graduate School except Architecture and Planning, Business , and the professional programs in Public Affairs . Academic Programs CU-Denver is, above all , devoted to the needs of the citizens of Denver and the region . With the national recognition earned by its graduat e faculty , it is not surprising that an increasing number of advanced students from across the nation and overseas elect to pursue their studies here . CU-Denver is composed of seven distinct academic units: College of Architecture and Planning College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration School of Education College of Engineering and Applied Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences School of the Arts Graduate School of Public Affairs These units now employ 350 regular , full-time faculty members . The diversity of the student body is a source of deep pride. Classes include traditional students who have elected to pursue college degrees immediately after high school, transfer students, older students who have delayed college entry, and profes sionals who seek to strengthen their

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8 / General Information base of skills or broaden their apprec ia tion of the world around them . The undergraduate colleges of busi ness, engineering , and liberal arts and sciences admit freshman and transfer students and offer programs leading to the baccalaureate degree in the arts, sci ences, humanities , business , engineering , and music. A solid foundation of academic skills and general education is assured through a comprehensive core curricu lum. Students may pursue graduate education through all of the campus ' colleges and schools . Pre-professional training in the fields of education , law, journalism, and the health careers are also available. The colleges and schools sections of this catalog provide a complete listing of bachelor's and master's degree programs, policies on requirements for graduation , course requirements for various majors , course load policies , course descriptions, and similar information. CU-Denver has kept pace with the demand for education which leads to improved professional opportunity in the "Information Age." Many programs emphasize practical business world applications , and specific computer oriented academic programs are offered in the computer science (engineering) , applied mathematics (liberal arts and sciences) , and information systems (business) programs. CU-Denver: The New Urban University The University of Colorado at Denver is committed to becoming the nation ' s premier Urban University . In urban environments, universities have a particular responsibility to adapt their traditional roles in the development , assessment, transmission, and preserva tion of knowledge to urban needs while maintaining the highest standards of education and scholarship . CU-Denver views its location as a fertile ground for advancing and disseminating knowledge, and treats its role and mission as a covenant with the people and institutions of the urban community. As the New Urban University , CU Denver sees its boundaries as flexible and permeable , with knowledge flowing to and from the institution and the community . Its view is global rather than parochial as it seeks to link teaching , research, and service to urban issues and needs of the state, the nation, and the world . By drawing upon the riches of its tra ditional store of learning and disciplined thought, the New Urban University will serve as Denver's intellectual center and as a community resource ready to respond to the enormous urban challenges and opportunities facing its local and global environment. Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business American Chemical Society Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration Colorado State Board of Education Engineering (see the College of Engineering section) Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education National Architectural Accrediting Board National Association of Schools of Music Planning Accreditation Board National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Auraria Higher Education Center The Auraria Higher Education Center is the site for the University of Colorado at Denver , Metropolitan State College of Denver , and the Community College of Denver . The three institutions share a library (which is administered by CU Denver), classrooms, and related facilities on the 171-acre Auraria campus. Certain courses and programs are cooperatively offered . On the Auraria campus are administra tive and classroom buildings , the Auraria Library, the student union, book center, child care and development centers, phys ical education facilities, science building , and service buildings . The new buildings share the campus with the reminders of Denver ' s pasthistoric Ninth Street Park, restored church buildings , and the Tivoli Brewery, built in 1882. The Tivoli, renovated into a complex containing specialty shops, restaurants, and entertainment , has recently become the campus student union. Research and Other Creative Pursuits CU-Denver is strongly committed to the pursuit of new knowledge through the research and creative efforts of its faculty . Research and creative activities not only advance knowledge and enhance the quality of life, but also strengthen teaching by grounding Instruction in scholarship and professional practice. In addition, these activities constitute an important component of CU-Denver's service to the community at large . Therefore, externally funded projects are a major priority at CU-Denver. Research projects , training, and public service programs at CU-Denver encom pass both traditional and nontraditional fields of study with a focus on issues that relate to city , state, national, and interna tional issues. During 1995-96, CU-Denver faculty and staff received external grants and contracts totaling $12,257,171 for research , training, and public service programs . The benefits for the campus in the years ahead will be substantial . Exter nally funded activities assist in sustaining scholarly discourse, enable faculty members to engage in the advancement of knowledge , provide the foundation for solving pressing practical problems of vital concern to society, and enhance the education of students. Many students actively participate in projects overseen by faculty members. An important aspect of research and other creative activities at CU-Denver is their multidisciplinary and applied nature . Research in every school and college at CU-Denver addresses questions of great significance for the welfare of Denver and the larger region. Its role within a thriving metropolitan area also serves as a base for exploring topics of national and even international import. But not all research at CU-Denver yields solutions of immedi ate practical significance. Exploration of topics on the cutting edge of the basic disciplines is carried out within the rich dialogue of scholarship that knows no national boundaries. This exploration may yield insights that eventually open the way to practical applications in the next century. Current externally funded research efforts address a variety of contemporary economic, political, educational , engineer ing, mathematical, scientific, and environ mental needs . 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pecial education, health administration, tternational affairs, internships and ooperative education, and employment 11d training institutes. Other projects include statewide tvestigations of economic development , elfare reform, air quality, and trans ortation. Computer-related projects tclude artificial intelligence, multilevel lgorlthms, fast parallel processing, ompetitive graphs, and modeling . esearch projects range from investi lltions of dinosaur tracksites to neuro >xicology and water transportation . In addition, a great deal of research at 1e University is conducted without sub tantial external support. This research lso yields important insights that are onveyed to a national audience through tculty publications , presentations, xhibits, performances, and professional ctivities. Many members of the faculty re leaders within the national scholarly ommunity. All these pursuits bring ecognition to the University, establish he credibility of its faculty, and enhance he value of the degrees it confers . JNDERGRADUATE \OMISSIONS CU-Denver seeks to identify applicants are likely to complete an academic 1rogram of study successfully . Admission lecisions are based on many factors, the 11ost important being: . Level of previous academic performance; : . Evidence of academic ability and accomplishment as indicated by scores on national aptitude tests ; and :. Evidence of maturity, motivation , and potential for academic success . CU-Denver may deny admission to tew applicants or readmission to former :tudents whose credentials indicate an nability to assume obligations of perfor nance and behavior deemed essential >y the University. After completing the application >rocess, official notification of one's tdmissions status as an undergraduate , lfaduate, or non-degree student is pro rided by the Office of Admissions . Letters rom various schools and colleges indicat ng acceptance into a particular program rre pending, subject to official notification >f admission to the institution . Students who are admitted pending receipt of additional documents or with 1 mofficial documents will be permitted one term to submit the documents . If temporarily waived official documents ue not received by the end of the initial term of attendance, registration for sub sequent terms will be denied . If at any time additional credentials are received which affect the student's qualifications, the University reserves the right to change the admission decision. Applicants who have not decided upon a major field of study will be considered for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as undetermined majors . Students admitted as undeter rpined majors should declare a major as quickly as possible and no later than the end of their sophomore year. All questions and correspondence regarding admission to CU-Denver and requests for application forms should be directed to : Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 (303) 556-3287 Admission Deadlines The University may change document/ credential deadlines in accordance with enrollment demands. For the best scholar ship and registration time considerations, applicants should apply and be admitted as early as possible. For an applicant to be considered for a specific term , all documents required for admission must be received in the Office of Admissions by the deadline for that term. Applicants who are unable to meet the deadline may elect to be considered for a later term. Transfer students are reminded that they should allow sufficient time to have tran scripts sent from institutions they have previously attended. Foreign students are advised that it usually takes 60 days for credentials to reach the Office of Admissions from international locations. Advance planning and early application is necessary for the timely admission of foreign students . Application deadline for priority consideration Fall July 22 Spring December 1 Summer May3 Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) Students entering the University of Colorado who graduated from high school in 1988 or later are required to meet the following Minimum Academic Preparation Standards: 4 years of English (with emphasis on composition), 3 years of Undergraduate Admissions I 9 college preparatory mathematics (excluding business and consumer mathematics), 3 years of natural science, 2 years of social science (including one year of U.S. or world history), 3 years of a single foreign language, and 1 year of the arts. Students with MAPS deficiencies may be admitted to the University provided they meet the other admission standards (e.g., test scores, rank in high school class, grade-point average) and provided they make up any deficiencies in the MAPS prior to graduation from the University. Two levels of deficiency will be recognized . 1. One unit of deficiency will be allowed provided the student meets other admission standards and provided the student makes up the deficiency before graduation from the University . Courses taken to make up a deficiency will count toward graduation, provided the CU Denver college accepts those course credits toward graduation . 2 . A student having more than one unit of deficiency may be admitted, provided that the student meets other standards of the University . The student must make up additional deficiencies before graduation by taking an expanded program of studies. The student may satisfy the MAPS requirements by successful completion of : 1) Courses taken at CU; 2) Courses taken at other institutions of higher education; 3) Additional high school credits; 4) Credit-by-examination programs; or 5) Other requirements as approved by each CU-Denver college . Admission Requirements for Freshmen Freshman admission standards define the level of success and achievement necessary to be admitted to the University of Colorado and include factors that pre dict academic success, such as scores on the ACT or SAT, high school course work, and the grade-point average . Both the subjects the student has studied and how the student has performed will be factors that determine admission to the University. New freshmen may apply for admission to the Colleges of Business and Adminis tration, Engineering and Applied Science, or Liberal Arts and Sciences. The applicant must be a high school graduate or have been awarded a High School Equivalency Certificate by completing the General Education Development (GED) Test.

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10 / Genera/Information Preference for admission Is given to applicants who rank in the top 30% of their high school graduating class and present a composite score of 21 or higher on the American College Test (ACT), or a combine d score of 950 or higher on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Business applicants will receive priority consideration if they graduated in the top 25% of their high school class and achieved a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT o r 1100 on the SAT. Applicants who do not meet the admission require ments for direct admission to the College of Business will be automatically consid ered for admi ssion as pre-business majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Engineer ing applicants will receive priority consideration if they graduated in the top 20% of their high school class and achieved a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT, with 28 on the mathematics section, or 1100 total on the SAT, with 600 on the mathematics section. Applicants who do not meet the admissions require ments for direct admission to the College of Engineering will be automatically con sidered for admission as a pre-engineering major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences . New freshmen seeking admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) must meet the College require ments for MAPS instituted by the Univer sity of Colorado . CLAS applicants are required to satisfy 16 units of high school level courses in English, foreign language , mathematics , sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Students are eligible for admission to the College with up to two units of deficiency in a foreign language and no more than one additional defi ciency in the remaining areas. The College will allow graduation credit toward the bachelor ' s degree for courses satisfying MAPS deficiencies only if these courses are allowed for graduation credit under current College policy . All music majors in the School of the Arts are expected to have had previous experience in an applied music area. Two years of prior piano training are recomme nded. An audition is required. Applicants may substitute tape record ings (about 10 minutes In length) and a statement of excellence from a qualified teacher in lieu of the personal audition . Interested students should write to the School of the Arts, CU-Denver , for audition information and applications. Applicants for all departments who do not satisfy the requirements for priority consi deration are reviewed on an individual basis . COllEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION Years English (one year of speech/debate and two years of composition are strongly recommended) .......................... 4 Mathematics (including at least two years of algebra and one year of geometry) .............. .............. . 4 NatJ.lral science (includes two years of laboratory science) ................ .. 3 Social science (including history) ........ 2 Foreign language (all units must be in a single languag e) ................. 3 Academic electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 (additional courses in English, foreign language, mathematics, natural or social science , not to include business courses) Total . . . ......... .. . .. ...................... 17 COllEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPUED SCIENCE High School Subjects Required for Admission English (literature, composition , grammar), one year o f speech/ Required Units• debate strongly recommended ........ 4 Mathematics distributed as follows : Algebra .. . . ............................... 2 Geometry .... ......... .................... 1 Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 Natural sciences ........................... 3 (to include 1 unit physics and 1 unit chemistry; also to include 2 units of lab oratory science) Foreign language ........................... 2 Social science ............................... 2 Electives .. . . .............. ... .............. _ 1 Total .... ....... . . . . ...... ..... ...... ...... . 16 • A unit of work in high school is defined as a course covering a school year of not fewer than 36 weeks, with five 40-minute periods per week. (fwo periods of manual training, domestic science , drawing, or laboratory work are equivalent to one period of classroom work.) This is equivalent to 180 actual periods per unit. Fractional credits of value less than one half unit will not be accepted. Not less than one unit of work will be accepted in a foreign language, elementary algebra , geometry, physics, chemistry, or biology. Electives may be chosen from any of the high school subjects (except physical education) which are accepted by an accredited school for its diploma and which meet the standards as defined by the North Central Association . COllEGE OF UBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES English (literature, composition, grammar), one year of speech/ YeQ debate strongly recommended . .. .... . Mathemati cs (ex cluding business and consumer mathematics) .......... . Natural science ............................• Social science ........................ . . .. . . . Foreign language (all units must be in a single language ) ................ . Academic elective ........................ _ Total .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. . • HOW TO APPLY 1. Students should obtain an application for undergraduate admission from a Colorado high school counselor or fror the CU-Denver Office of Admissions. 2 . The application must be completed an1 sent to the Office of Admissions with a $40 (subject to change ) non-refundablE fee . For applicants who are granted admission but are unable to enroll for that term , the $40 application fee will remain valid for 12 months, provided the Office of Admissions is informed of the intent to enroll for a later term. 3. Students are required to have their high school send an official transcript of their high school grades, including class rank , to the Office of Admissions . Official transcripts are those sent by the issuing institution directly to: Office of Adm issions University of Colorado at Denver C ampus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 Hand-carried or faxed copies are not official. 4. Students who did not graduate from high school are required to have a copy of their GED test scores and GED certificate sent directly from the certify ing agency to the CU-Denver Office of Admissions (see Admissions Require ments for Non-Hig h School Graduates). 5. Students also are required to take eithe: the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that test scores be sent to CU-Denver (ACT code 0533 or SAT code 4875) . High school students may obtain ACT and SAT test dates and locations from their counselors . Students who took one of these tests while in high school may use the test scores reported on their official high school transcripts as an official test score report.

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Applicants who took one of these tests and did not designate CU-Denver as the recipient of the scores must notify the testing agency to send scores to CU-Denver. A Request for Additional Score Report may be requested from any of the offices listed below. American College Testing Program (ACT) P .O. Box 168 Iowa City, Iowa 52243 (319) 337-1270 The College Board (SAT) P .O. Box 6201 Princeton , New Jersey 08541-6201 (609) 771-7600 i . International students must submit proof of proficiency in the English language (see Requirements for International Students) . 'PPLICANTS NOT GRANTED 'OMISSION An applicant who is not granted ldmission as an entering freshman may .vish to consider transferring to the after successful study else .vhere . The Office of Admissions urges mch students to complete at least one f ull semester (12-15 credit hours) of college-level course work at another wllege or university , giving special attention to courses that wlll provide sound academic preparation for future transfer to CU-Denver. These courses should include any Minimum Academic Preparation Standards (MAPS) not met in high school (see the MAPS requirements) . Students who are not admissible will be encouraged to participate in a Redirect Program that CU-Denver has established with community colleges . All credentials presented for admission become the property of the University of Colorado and must remain on file. Students who knowingly falsify transcripts or test scores or who fail to indicate all previously attended institutions will be denied admission to, or will be disenrolled from the University. ' Admission Requirements for Non-High School Graduates An individual who has not graduated but has passed the General Education Devel opment (GED) test may be considered for admission. The application for undergrad uate admission must be accompanied by a $40 non-refundable application fee and an official transcript showing completed high school courses . An applicant must also submit GED scores and scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) Program. The admission decision is based on the student's potential for academic success at CU-Denver. Admission Requirements for Transfer Students Applicants are considered transfer students for admission purposes If they have completed at least 12 semester hours of college course work since graduating from high school. Applicants are not considered transfer students If the only college-level classes they have taken were while enrolled in high school. Any applicant not eligible to return to all institutions previously attended will be refused admission. To meet the minimum transfer admission standards at CU-Denver, students must meet one of the following conditions: 1. Have earned 12-29 collegiate semester credit hours and have the following grade-point average: a . 2 . 5 GPA (on a 4 . 0 scale); or b . 2 . 0 GPA if transferring from Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, University of Colorado at Boulder , or University of Colorado at Colorado Springs . 2 . Have earned 30 or more collegiate semester hours with a 2 . 0 GPA Transfer students are given priority consideration for admission as follows: 1. College of Business and Administration. To be considered for transfer admis sion, students must have completed at least 24 semester hours which will apply to the degree, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration). Priority consideration for admission will be granted to transfer applicants with a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3 . 0 for all work applicable to a B.S. in Business Administration degree, including a minimum 2.0 GPA in business courses. Students may also be admitted If they have a 3.0 GPA in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work, a 2 . 0 GPA in business courses, and at least a 2.0 overall cumulative GPA In courses applicable to a B.S. in Business Administration degree. Transfer applicants who do not meet either of the priority admission standards are pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA earned in the last 24 hours. Pooled applicants are offered Undergraduate Admission s I II admission as space is available , or are referred to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for admission considera tion, where they will be advised as pre-business majors . Applicants with at least a 2 . 6 GPA in applicable course work in the last 24 semester hours will be considered as space is available . Students with less than a 2.6 GPA in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work will be referred to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for admission consideration , where they will be advised as pre-business majors . 2. College of Engineering and Appli e d Science. Applicants to the Colleg e of Engineering should have at leas t a 2 . 75 cumulative grade-point average for all math and science course work attempted, at least 24 hours of college course work including two semesters each of calculus and physics . 3 . College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Transfer applicants must have at least a 2.0 cumulative college grade-point average for all work attempted . Course work In progress cannot be used in calculating the cumulative average . Music major applicants also must pass an audition. Contact the Department of Music for audition information (303) 556-2727 . Important Note: Applicants who do not meet the above grade-point average or credit hour requirements will be considered for admission , but on an individual basis. The primary factors used when considering students individually are: 1) Probability of success in the academic program to which admission Is desired; 2) The quality of prior academic work ; 3)Age, maturity, and noncolleg i a t e achievements; and . 4)Time elapsed since last attendance at previous colleges. HOW TO APPLY 1. The student should obtain an applica tion for undergraduate admission from the CU-Denver Office of Admissions. 2 . The application form must be com pleted and returned with the required $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee . 3. The student Is required to have two official transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions from each collegiate institution attended. 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TRANSFER CREDIT EQUIVALENCY CHART ClJ.Denver Core ClJ..Succeed CU-Denver Advanced Placement Credits International Baccalaureate Credits Requirements Silver/Gold Courses On Campus Courses m (H) (S) English/Communications ENGL 2154-3 ENGL 1020-3 English Language 3 English 3 3 Proficiency CMMU 2101-3 ENGL 2024-3 & Composition (6-9hours) ENGL 2154-3 CMMU 2101-3 Mathematics MATH 1070-3 MATH 1070-3 CalculusAB 4 Mathematics 8 4 Proficiency (3 hours) MATH 1080-3 MATH 1080-3 Calculus BC 8 MATH 1110-3 MATH 1110-3 MATH 1120-3 MATH 11203 MATH 1130-4 MATH 1130-4 MATH 1350-3 MATH 1350-3 MATH 1401-3 MATH 1401-3 MATH 2000-3 MATH 2000-3 MATH 2411-4 MATH 2411-4 MATH 2614-3 MATH 2614-3 MATH 2830-3 MATH 2830-3 Natural & Physical BIOL 1550-4 BIOL 1550-4 Biology 8 Biology 4 Sciences (8 hours) BIOL 1560-4 BIOL 1560-4 Chemistry 8 Chemistry 4 CHEM 1450-4 CHEM 1450-4 PhysicsB 8 Applied Chemistry 8 4 CHEM 1460-4 CHEM 1460-4 Physics CMechanics 4 Physics 8 4 GEOL 1072-4 GEOL 1072-4 PhysicsCPhysical Science 4 GEOL 1082-4 GEOL 1082-4 Electromagnetism 4 8 4 PHYS 1052-4 PHYS 1052-4 8 4 PHYS 1062-4 PHYS 1000-4 ENVS 1042-4 Behavioral Sciences ANTH 2102-3 ANTif 1031-3 Psychology 6 Psychology 6 3 (3-6hours) CMMU 1011-3 ANTH 2102-3 Experimental Psychology 6 3 CMMU 1021-3 CMMU 1011-3 Origin of Man 6 3 PSY 1000-3 CMMU 1021-3 PSY 1000-3 PSY 1005-3 Social Sciences ECON 2012-3 ECON 2012-3 Economics-Macro 3 Economics 6 3 (3-6hours) ECON 2022-3 ECON 2022-3 Economics-Micro 3 Geography 6 3 GEOG 1102-3 GEOG 1102-3 Government & Politics 6 Social Anthropology 6 3 GEOG 2202-3 GEOG 2202-3 World Politics 6 3 PSC 1001-3 PSC 1001-3 PSC 1101-3 PSC 1101-3 soc 1001-3 soc 1001-3 soc 2462-3 soc 2462-3 Humanities HIST 1381-3 HIST 1381-3 English Literature & Philosophy 6 3 (6hours) HIST 1382-3 HIST 1382-3 Composition 6 History-any 6 3 ENGL 2550-3 ENGL 2550-3 History-U.S. or European 6 English 6 3 ENGL 1601-3 ENGL 1601-3 European/French PHIL 1012-3 PHIL 1012-3 Literature 3 PHIL 1020-3 PHIL 1020-3 Spanish Literature 3 Art (3 hours) ARTS 1000-3 ARTS 1000-3 Art-any 3 Art 3 3 FA 1001-3 FA 1001-3 Music Theory 3 Music 3 3 MUS 1001-3 MUS 1001-3 Drama 3 THTR 1001-3 THTR 1001-3 NOTES: I. Students shall receive the number of advanced placement credits indicated if they achieve: a) a score of 4 or 5 on the AP examination or b) a score of 3 on the AP examination AND a grade of" A" in the second semester AP course. 2. CIJ.Denver offers courses at many high schools through the ClJ..Succeed -Silver & Gold programs. Students in their junior or senior year should inquire as to the availability of these courses at their school. 3 . Only ClJ..Succeed -Silver & Gold program courses which fulfiJJ ClJ.Denver core requirements have been listed. The programs offer other courses in high schools for which students may receive elective credit.

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Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P . O . Box 173364 Denver , CO 80217-3364 Hand
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14 / General Information proficiency, and are granted advanced standing in those areas. For more informa tion, contact your high school counselor or the Office of Admissions at CU-Denver. College-Level Examination Program Incoming CU-Denver students may earn University credit by examination in subject areas in which they have demonstrated college-level proficiency . Interested students are encouraged to take appropriate subject examinations provided in the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) of the College Entrance Examination Board testing service. Students who are interested in how CLEP examination credit applies to the CU-Denver degree requirements should contact their academic advisor . International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Entering students may receive college credit from the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program available at select high schools . The International Baccalaureate (!B) program is a rigorous , pre-university course of study emphasiz ing liberal arts from an international perspective. In general, students may receive college credit for higher level and subsidiary level course subjects in which a minimum examination score of 4 (out of 7) is achieved. Students with 1B high school credit should contact the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Office, NC 2024, (303) 556-2555, for advising on course-specific credit for IB course work . Military Service and Schooling To have credit for educational experi ence evaluated , applicants with military experience should submit the following with their application: 1) A copy ofDD Form 214, and 2) DO Form 295, Application for the Evaluation of Educational Experi ence During Military Service. USAF personnel may present two official transcripts from the Community College of the Air Force in lieu of DDForm295 . Credit will be awarded as recommended by the Commission on the Accreditation of Service Experiences of the American Council on Education, to the extent that the credit is applicable to the degree the student is seeking at CU-Denver . Credit for courses completed through the U.S. Armed Forces Institute will be evaluated on the same basis as transfer credit from collegiate institutions . Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Students enrolled in Army or Air Force ROTC programs should consult with their college or school regarding the application of ROTC course credit toward graduation requirements. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences allows a maximum of 6 semester hours of ROTC credit to be applied toward baccalaureate degree requirements. The College of Business and Administration stipulates that ROTC courses may be used for credit only for non-business elective requirements and that no credit may be given for freshman and sophomore ROTC courses . Further more, a maximum of 12 semester hours may be applied toward baccalaureate degree requirements in business, and then only if the ROTC program is completed. Intra-University Transfer CU-Denver students may change colleges or schools within CU-Denver provided they are accepted by the college or school to which they wish to transfer. CU-Denver Intra-Univers i ty Transfer forms may be obtained from the Records Office. Students should observe application deadlines indicated in the current Schedule of Courses . Decisions on intra university transfers are made by the college or school to which the student wishes to transfer. Division of Extended Studies students wishing to enroll in regular CU-Denver courses or degree programs should contact the Office of Admissions . Readmission Requirements for Former Students CU-Denver students who have not regis tered and attended classes at CU-Denver for one year or longer , and who have not attended another institution since CU, are returning students and must formally apply for readmission . An additional application fee is required only if you are changing from undergraduate to graduate or non-degree to degree status. Application forms are available at the Office of Admissions. Students who have attended another college or university since last attending the University of Colorado must apply as transfer students and meet the transfer student deadlines for receipt of docu ments. This requires payment of the $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee and submission of two official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. Transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution to: Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P. 0. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 Students who last attended another CU campus must formally apply for read mission. An application fee is not required unless you are going from undergraduate to graduate or from non-degree to degree status. Application forms are available from the Office of Admissions . Admission for Non-Degree Students Persons who have reached the age of twenty and who want to take University courses , but do not plan to work toward a University of Colorado degree, may be admitted as non-degree students provided they are eligible to return to all collegiate institutions previously attended. Correspondence and questions regarding admission as a non-degree student should be directed to the Office of Admissions. Those seeking admission as non-degree students for the purpose of teacher licensure should contact the School of Education, (303) 556-2717. Each school / college limits the number of semester hours taken as a non-degree student that may be transferred to a degree program. Students considering changing from non-degree to degree status should contact the school/college to which they will be applying (as a degree student) for information about the number of hours that may be taken as a non-degree student. Courses taken for credit as a non degree student can be used for transfer to other institutions or for professional development. Note: International students are not admitted as non-degree students, except for summer sessions . They must hold a valid student visa . Students with a baccalaureate degree who are not accepted to specific degree programs may enroll for course work as non-degree students. Students in a non degree status who have a previous degree pay graduate tuition rates. To apply for admission as a non-degree student, obtain a Non-degree Student Application form from the Office of Admis sions. Return the completed application by the deadline for the term desired . A $25 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee is required. No additional credentials are required. Applicants

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who seek teacher licensure must apply separately to the School of Education and submit the required credentials . Non-degree students are advised that registration for courses is on a space available basis . Continuation as a non-degree student with no prior undergraduate degree is contingent upon maintaining an overall . grade-point average of 2 . 0 upon comple tion of 12 or more semester hours . Non-degree students may apply for admission to an undergraduate degree program by following the instructions outlined on the application for degree admission form . They should contact their academic advisor regarding the process of transferring credit from non-degree to degree status. Admission for Students Seeking a Second Undergraduate Degree Students who already hold a bachelor's degree may apply for admission to a pro gram In which they can earn a second undergraduate degree . Applicants for a second undergraduate degree must meet CU-Denver admissions standards. These students may apply to the College of Engineering and Applied Science or the College of Uberal Arts and Sciences . Per sons who already hold an undergraduate degree in any discipline generally may not apply for a second undergraduate degree in business. Rather , they should apply to a graduate M .B.A. or M .S. busi ness program. Contact the Graduate School of Business at (303) 556 5900 . Education is a graduate program . Interested students should contac t the School of Education office for information , (303) 556-2717. HOW TO APPLY 1. Obtain an application for under graduate admission from the Office of Admissions. 2 . Complete the application and send it to the Office of Admissions with a $40 (subject to change) non-refundable application fee. 3. Have two official transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions from each collegiate institution attended . Official transcripts are those sent by the issuing institution directly to: Office of Admissions University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364 Hand-carried or faxed copies are not official. Transcripts from the institution where the first undergraduate degree was earned must have final grades posted for the semester that the student graduated and have the official notation of the degree awarded. Ail credentials presented for admission become the property of the University of Colorado and must remain on file. Students who do not declare all previ ously attended institutions are subject to disciplinary action and/or dismissal. Students who knowingly falsify transcripts or test scores will be denied admission to, or will be disenrolled from, the University. High School Concurrent Enrollment High school juniors and seniors with demonstrated academic abilities may be admitted to CU-Denver with special approval for one term only. This approval may be renewed . Credit for courses taken may subsequently be applied toward a University degree program. For more information and application instructions, contact the CU-Denver Office of Admissions , (303) 556-2704. Admission Requirements for International Students The University of Colorado at Denver encourages International students to apply for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs. Undergraduate : Admission requirements for CU-Denver's schools and colleges vary, and International students seeking admission must meet the requirements of the program to which they are applying . In addition, all international students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum-Test of English as a Foreign Language (fOEFL) score of 525. Prospective students should request an International Student Applica tion packet from the Office of Admissions . Requirements for each CU-Denver college and school can be found in this catalog. Deadlines for receipt of documents have been established to allow for the timely mailings of !-20's. These are: Fall Spring Summer July 22 December 1 May 3 Graduate : International students who wish to pursue graduate study at CU-Denver must have earned an under graduate bachelor's degree, or its Graduate Programs I 15 equivalent, and must fulfill all other requirements of the graduate program to which they are applying . In addition , all International students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (fOEFL) score of 500 before CU-Denver will process the application for admission. However , many departments require a TOEFL score higher than 500 when granting admission to a graduate program. Applications are available from the Office of Admissions. These applications should be received six months prior to the term for which the student is applying. Note : Except for summer sessions, international students must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program . GRADUATE PROGRAMS Ofllce: CU-Denver Building, Room 750 Telephone: (303) 556-2663 Information About the Graduate Programs Quality graduate programs are synony mous with the University of Colorado. Professors are actively involved in research or creative activity and, as teachers and scholars, continue to study and absorb new data, ideas , and techniques, eventually bringing these experiences to the classroom. Graduate students at CU-Denver gain not only from Interactions with the graduate faculty , but also from other students. CU-Denver ' s graduate students bring practical experi ence gained in the Denver community to the classroom and are ready to relate the realities of practice to the models presented . The CU-Denver Graduate Programs are part of the University-wide Graduate School and include the following colleges and schools: College of Uberal Arts and Sciences College of Engineering and Applied Sci ence School of Education Graduate School of Public Affairs (Ph.D. program only) Note: Students enrolled in professional graduate programs offered by the College of Architecture and Planning , the Graduate School of Business Admin Istration, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs (masters programs only) , should refer to the appropriate sections of the catalog for information about these programs .

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16/ Genera/Information Degrees Offered The following graduate programs are authorized for completion through Graduate Programs at CU-Denver. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in: Anthropology Biology Communication and Theatre Economics English History Political Science Psychology Sociology The Master of Arts (M.A. Education) in: Administration, Supervision, and Cur riculum Development Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education Educational Psychology Information and Learning Technologies Special Education The Master of Science (M. S . ) in : Applied Mathematics Chemistry Civil Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Sciences Mechanical Engineering Technical Communication The Master of Basic Science (M.B.S.) The Master of Engineering (M.E.) The Master of Humanities (M.H.) The Master of Social Science (M. S . S . ) The Specialist In Education (Ed.S.) The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph .D.) i n : Applied Mathematics Civil Engineering Educational Leadership and Innovation Health and Behavioral Sciences Public Administration Requirements for Admission GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Students may be admitted to the Gradu ate Programs In either of the two categories described below: Regular Degree Students Qualified students are admitted to regular degree status by the appropriate department. In addition to departmental approval , applicants for admission as regular degree students must: 1 . Hold a bachelor's degree or master's degree from an accredited college or university or demonstrate the comple tion of work equivalent to that required of these degrees as specified at CU-Denver. 2. For the master's degree, have earned a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2. 75 or better (3.0 for applicants in the College of Engi neering and Applied Sciences) on a scale where A is equal to 4.0. Note, however, that applicants who can not meet this undergraduate standard may still secure regular admission if they have completed 24 semester hours of relevant graduate course work with at least a 3.25 grade-point average. 3 . For the Ph.D . degree, have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0. 4. Meet the specific requ i rements as established by the program faculty. A senior at this University who has satisfied the undergraduate residence requirements, and who needs not more than 6 semester hours of advanced subject and 12 credit points to meet the requirements for a bachelor's degree, may be admitted to the Graduate Programs by special permission of the school or college dean. A University of Colorado senior enrolled In the College of Engineering and Applied Science who needs not more than 18 semester hours or 36 credit points to meet the requirements for a bachelor ' s degree may be admitted to the Graduate Programs. Seniors at this University may, however, transfer a limited amount of advanced resident work (up to 9 semester hours), provided such work: is completed with distinction In the senior year at this University ; comes within the five-year time limit; Is completed with a final grade no lower than a C; has not been applied toward another degree ; and Is recommended for transfer by the department concerned and approved by the dean of the school or college. Seniors will not be eligible for financial aid, scholarships, or fellowships as a graduate student until the equivalent of the minimum requirements for the bachelor's degree have been satisfied. Provisional Degree Students Applicants who do not meet the requirements for admission as regular degree students may be admitted as provisional degree students upon the recommendation of the major depart ment . A department may admit provi sional students for a probationary term which may not exceed two consecutive calendar years . At the end of the probationary period, provisional degree students must either be admitted to regular degree status or be dropped from the graduate program . According to the terms of their provisional admission , provisional degree students are required to maintain a 3 . 0 grade-point average or higher each semester or summer session on all work taken, whether or not it is to be applied toward the advanced degree sought. Stu dents who fail to maintain such a standard of performance will be subject to suspension. APPLICATION PROCEDURES Graduate students who expect to study at CU-Denver should contact the Office of Admissions concerning procedures for forwarding completed applications. Once a student has decided to apply for a graduate program, a completed application must be In the office of the major department or in the Office of Admissions before the deadline date. An applicant for admission must present : 1 . Parts I and II of the CU-Denver Graduate School Application Form, Including the Tuition Classification Form , which may be obtained from your departmental program coordinator . 2 . Two official transcripts for all academic work in colleges and universities com pleted to date . 3 . Three letters of reference. Please have nominators include applicant's name and social security number in their letter of reference. 4. A nonrefundable application fee (check or money order) of $50 (international student application fee is $60) . No application will be processed until this fee is paid. 5. Any other material required specifically by the program faculty. This may Include scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or other examination. Check with program coor dinators in the departments for addi tional information that may be required. 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A completed application and applica tion fee must be in the office of the major department at least 90 days prior to the semester for which admission is sought, or earlier as may be required by the major department . Note: Students who wish to apply for a graduate student award (e.g., fellowship, scholarship , assistantship) should contact their department before the application deadline date for informa tion, since deadlines are usually earlier for aid requests . Re-Admission of Former and Suspended Students Students who were previously admitted to a graduate degree program, but did not complete that degree program , and have not been registered for one to three years at the University must: 1. Clarify their status with the department or school/college to determine their eligiblllty to return and pursue the same degree. 2. Submit a new application Part I, after receiving departmental approval, to the Office of Admissions before departmental deadlines have passed for the term in which they expect to return to the University . A $50 application fee is required. Application deadlines are available from the department. If more four years have passed since the time of initial admission, re admission must be accomplished by fol lowing the full application process . If three or fewer semesters, including the summer session , have passed since the student was first admitted to a degree program, re-admission requires contact Ing the Office of Admissions and Records. A suspended student is eligible to apply for readmission after one year. Approval or rejection of this application rests jointly with the student's major department and the school or college dean. In case of lack of agreement between the department and the dean , or in the case of appeal by the student, the final decision will be made by the Graduate Council. Changing Programs Former and current students who wish to change from one degree program to another to which they have already been admitted must provide all items required of students applying to the Graduate Pro grams at CU-Denver for the first time . These applicants , however, may petition the program to which they were initially admitted in order to secure a release of transcripts supplied at the time of their initial application . Transferring Students transferring from another CU campus to CU-Denver must apply and be accepted to the new campus . Doctoral Application A student who has completed a master 's program at CU-Denver must resubmit Parts I and II of the graduate application for acceptance into the doctoral program . Non-Degree Students A student who wishes to take graduate courses but is not interested in earning a specific advanced degree may apply as a non-degree student. Contact the Office of Admissions at (303) 556-2704 for further information . Non-degree students will be allowed to register only on the campus to which they have been admitted . Non-degree students who later desire to pursue a graduate degree program at this university are encouraged to submit the complete graduate application and supporting credentials to their depart ment as soon as possible . A department may recommend the acceptance of as many as 9 credit hours toward the requirements of a master's degree for courses taken either as a student at another recognized graduate school, as a non-degree student at the Uni versity of Colorado , or both. In addition, the department may recommend the acceptance of credit courses taken as a non-degree student at this university during the term for which the student applied for admission to a graduate program , provided such admission date was delayed through no fault of the student. A grade of B or better must be obtained in any course work transferred In this manner . International Applicants Prospective international students should have completed applications on file in the Office of Admissions prior to December 1 for the summer session , March 1 for the fail semester, and July 1 for the spring semester . The application packet should include : $60fee TOEFL scores Financial documentation Graduate Record Examination scores Official English translation of all school records Graduate Programs I 17 Other documents as noted in the previous section on Application Procedures. Acceptable TOEfL Scores . The TOEFL is the Test of English as a Foreign Language. If a student's native language is not English, or the student has not attended a British or American university for at least one year and achieved satisfactory grades, then he/she must take the TOEFL. All programs within arts and sciences, education, engineering, and doctoral programs require a minimum score of 500 for regular admission. Students seeking admission to all other graduate programs, including those in architecture and planning, business, and public affairs, should consult those program descriptions for language requirements. In addition , all internatio nal students whose first language is not English are required to have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 before CU-Denver will process the application for admission . However, many departments require a TOEFL score higher than 500 when granting admission to a graduate program . Graduate Qualifying Examinations At the option of any department, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be required of applicants for admission to the graduate program or for assistantships prior to determining student status. Students who are applying for assis tantships for the fall semester should take the GRE no later than the December testing date so that their scores will be available to the selection committee . Six weeks should be allowed for GRE scores to be received by your department . Information regarding these examina tions may be obtained from the CU-Denver Office of Admissions or The Educational Testing Service; Box 1502; Berkeley , Cali fornia 94 701, or Box 955; Princeton , New Jersey 08540 . Other tests may be required by the school or college . Students entering pro fessional schools and special programs may obtain information on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Dopplet, and Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) from the college or school requiring the test. Registration On the regular registration days of each semester, students who have been admit ted to a graduate program are required

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I8 / General Information to complete appropriate registration procedures. Students should for classes the semester they are accepted as graduate students . If unable to attend that semester , they must notify the Office of Admissions and Records, in addition to the departc ment that has accepted them . CHANGES IN REGISTRATION A student who wishes to drop a course or take it for no credit should follow the drop/add standard procedure (see cur rentSchedule of Courses). After the tenth week of classes graduate students may not drop, add, or change a course to no credit status without presenting a letter to the dean of their school or college, stating the exceptional circumstances that justify the change . This letter, endorsed by the instructor of the course , must accompany the properly signed and completed drop/add card or no-credit option form . WITHDRAWAL Graduate students who desire to with draw from the University must apply to the dean of their school or college for per mission to withdraw in good standing . A student who discontinues attendance in a course without official withdrawal will be marked as having failed the course . After the tenth week of the class , the student must have the Associate Dean ' s signature to drop a course . LIMITATION OF REGISTRATION Full Load A graduate student will be considered to be carrying a full load during a regular semester for purposes of determining resi dence credit, if the student is registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed under graduate / graduate courses, 1 hour of the sis/dissertation , or as a candidate for degree. A maximum of two-thirds of a semester of resident credit may be earned during the summer if a student registers for three semester hours of other graduate work or any number of thesis hours . A graduate student may receive credit toward a degree for up to 15 hours in a regular semester and 10 hours during a summer semester. A graduate student may contact the school or college dean's office for information on the appeal process regarding an overload . For the number of hours required for financial aid, see "Financial Aid" in the General Information section of this catalog . Full-time employees of the University may take 6 credit hours per semester. Part-time employees , including assistants, may take the number of credit hours approved by the major department. Tuition and Fees For Information, see page 23. Financial Aid for Graduate Study COLORADO GRADUATE GRANT The Colorado Graduate Grant is admin istered by the Office of Financial Aid. Com petition for these funds is based on demonstrated need and is open to gradu ate students who are residents of the state of Colorado . Grant awards are announced each semester for the following term. Applications are available from the Office of Financial Aid, (303) 556-2886 . COLORADO GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS Colorado Graduate Fellowships are awarded primarily to entering and con tinuing regular degree doctoral students. These are awarded to entering students on the basis of academic promise and to continuing students on the basis of academic success. Please contact your department for information about this fellowship. GRADUATE STUDENT TEACHING APPOINTMENTS Many departments employ graduate students as part-time instructors or teaching assistants . The instructorship is reserved for those advanced graduate students already possessing an appropriate M.A. degree who may be independently responsible for the conduct of a section or course. A half time appointment for an instruc tor is considered to be equal to 6 class contact hours ; a half-time teaching assis tant is appointed for 20 hours per week. Compensation is based on the number of hours per week. Teaching assistants and instructors must be enrolled as full-time students (registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed undergraduate/graduate courses , I hour of thesis or dissertation, or as a candidate for degree) in good standing for the full period of their appointment. Please contact your department for further information. RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS Research activities provide opportu nities for graduate students to obtain part time work as research assistants in many departments. Assistants must be enrolled as full-time students (registered for at least 5 credit hours of mixed undergraduate / graduate courses, I hour of thesis or dissertation , or as a candidate for degree). Please contact your department for further information . LOAN FUNDS Graduate students wishing to apply for long-term loans and for part-time jobs through the college workstudy program should submit an Application for Financial Aid to the Office of Financial Aid by March 1. This office also provides short-term loan assistance to students who have completed one or more semesters in residence . Short-term loans are designed to supplement inadequate personal funds and to provide for emergencies. Application should be made directly to the Office of Financial Aid, (303) 556-2886. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The University maintains an employ ment service in the Office of Financial Aid to help students obtain part-time work, either through conventional employment or through the college workstudy program . Students employed by the University are hired solely on the basis of merit and fitness, a policy which avoids favor or discrimination because of race, color, creed, sex , age, handicap , or national origin. Students are also referred to prospective employers in accordance with this policy . Requirements for Advanced Degrees QUALITY OF GRADUATE WORK A student is expected to maintain at least a B average in all work attempted while enrolled in a graduate program . For the M.A., M.B.S., M.H., M.S., and M.S.S., a course mark below Cis unsatis factory and will not be counted toward the minimum requirements for these degrees. For the Ph.D., a course mark below BIs unsatisfactory and will not be counted toward fulfilling the minimum requirements for the degree . A student who fails to do satisfactory work will be subject to suspension, with the approval of the major department.

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Appeal may be made to the CU-Denver Graduate Council. The Council's decision shall be final . A suspended student Is eligible to apply for readmission after one year . Approval or rejection of this application rests jointly with the student's major department and the school or college dean . REPEATING A COURSE A graduate student who receives a grade of C, D, or Fin a course may repeat the course once, upon written recommen dation to the dean by the chairman of the student's advisory committee and major department, provided the course has not previously been applied toward a degree. In calculating a student's grade-point average for graduation, the Graduate Pro grams office will manually substitute the grade of the repeated course for the old grade. Minimum cumulative grade-point average for these courses is 3 . 0 . In addition, all grades for courses taken as a graduate student will appear on the student's transcript and will be used In calculating the official graduate grade-point average . Grades earned In courses taken as an undergraduate or as a non-degree student, as well as grades earned In firstand second-year foreign language courses, will not be used In calculating the graduate grade-point average . USE OF ENGLISH A student who is noticeably deficient In the use of standard English in all oral and written work may not obtain an advanced degree from the University of Colorado . Ability to use the language with precision and distinction should be cultivated as an attainment of major Importance . Each department will judge the qualifi cations of its advanced students In the use of English. Reports , examinations, and speech will be considered in estimating the candidate's proficiency . GRADUATE APPEALS Final action on appeals submitted by graduate students concerning action taken by faculty programs, or administrative officials rests with the campus Graduate Council, unless such appeal involves a matter affecting two or more campuses. In such a case, the final action rests with the Executive Committee of the System-Wide Graduate School. Master's Degree A student regularly admitted to a graduate program and later accepted as a candidate for the Master of Arts, Master of Science, or other master's degrees will be recommended for the degree only after certain requirements have been met. The requirements stated below are minimum requirements; additional conditions set by the department will be found in the program descriptions in this catalog . Students planning to graduate should ascertain current deadlines of the Gradu ate Programs. It Is the graduate student's and the department's responsi bility to see that all requirements and deadlines are met (i.e., changing of 1W grades, notifying the Graduate Programs of final examinations, etc.). Departments or program committees may have additional deadlines that must be met by the graduate students In that department or program. It Is the student's responsibility to ascertain such require ments and to meet them, as designated by the department or program chair . MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS The minimum requirements of graduate work for the degrees Master of Arts or Master of Science may be fulfilled by following either Plan I or Plan II below . Plan 1 By presenting 24 semester hours of graduate work , Including 4-6 thesis hours. At least 18 semester hours of this work must be at the 5000 level or above. Plan Jl By presenting 30 semester hours of graduate work, without a thesis . At least 16 semester hours of this work must be at the 5000 level or above. Plan II does not represent a free option for the student. A candidate for the master's degree may be allowed to select Plan II only on the recommendation of the department concerned. Note: The above requirements are minimum. Individual departments may require additional course work for attainment of the degree. Please refer to specific program for further details. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Candidates must have such knowledge of ancient and modern languages as each department requires . See specific depart mental requirements. GRADUATE CREDIT Graduate credit Is given for courses that are listed at the 5000 level or above and that are offered by professors who are members of the graduate faculty, or that have otherwise been approved by the Campus Graduate Dean at CU-Denver. Departmental approval must be obtained Graduate Programs I 19 for the courses taken by a student to count toward the degree plan. Students are advised that not all courses listed In the Catalog are available at any one time. Some are given In alternate years and this should be considered when developing degree plans. Courses will have graduate rank If they are taught by members of the graduate faculty and are In one of the following categories : 1 . Courses within the major program at the 5000 level or above. 2. Courses that are outside the major program, provided they are approved for a specific degree plan by the faculty of the degree-granting program and the Campus Graduate Dean . 3 . The Master of Basic Science program (M.B.S.) provides the option for 3000and 4000-level courses If approved by the department and the Campus Graduate Dean . However, this does not change the minimum number of courses that must be taken at the 5000 level or above. RESIDENCE In general, the residence requirements can be met only by residence at the Uni versity for at least two semesters or at least three summer terms. For full residence, a student must be registered within the time designated at the begin ning of a semester and must carry the equivalent of not fewer than 5 semester hours of work In courses numbered 5000 or above, or at least a combination of other course work acceptable for graduate credit. See Umltation of Registration, Full Load, for requirements for full residence credit during the summer . Part-time students must carry the equivalent of 3 semester hours of work In courses numbered 5000 or above. Graduate assistants and other employees of the University may fulfill the residence requirements of one year In two semesters, provided their duties do not require more than half-time work. Full-time employees may not satisfy the residence requirements of one year In fewer than four semesters . CREDIT BY TRANSFER A limited amount of high quality resident graduate work done In a recognized graduate school elsewhere within the time allowed may be accepted, provided It Is recommended by the department concerned and approved by the school or col lege dean. To be eligible for courses to be considered for transfer, a student must have an overall B average In all courses

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20 / General Information taken at the University of Colorado in the Graduate Programs. The maximum amount of work that may be transferred to this University is 9 semester hours. Credit will not be transferred until the student has established in a graduate program of this University a satisfactory record of at least one semester in resi dence; such transfer will not reduce the residence at this University, but it may reduce the amount of work to be done in formal courses. The following are courses which will not be transferred: • Work already applied toward a master's degree received from another institution. • Courses with "Pass/Fail" or "Satisfac tory/Unsatisfactory" grades. • Extension work completed at another institution. • Correspondence work, except to make up deficiencies. • Excess undergraduate credits from another institution. Requests for transfer of credit to be applied toward an advanced degree must be made on the form specified for this purpose, and submitted to the school or college by the beginning of the semester prior to that in which the student will be graduated. For more information, contact your graduate advisor. CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE WORK Students may use courses offered through Extended Studies programs In individual schools and colleges in the pursuit of graduate study only if they obtain proper academic approval from the major department. ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY A student who wishes to become a candidate for a master's degree must file a completed Application for Admission to Candidacy in the Graduate Programs office ten weeks prior to the completion of the comprehensive final examination . This application must be made on forms obtainable from the Graduate Programs office and in the student's department, and must be signed by the student's advisor and the department chair, certifying that the student's work is satisfactory and that the program outlined in the application meets the requirements set for the student. A student on probation is not eligible to be awarded a degree until he or she Is removed from probation. MASTER'S THESIS CREDIT Every graduate student working toward a master's degree under Plan I who expects to present a thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree must register for thesis credit for a minimum of 4 semester hours or a maximum of 6 semester hours . The final grade will be withheld until the thesis Is completed. If the thesis is not completed at the end of the term in which the student Is so registered, an In Progress (IP) will be reported . Note: Students on financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office regarding requirements for their aid package, since IP's may not be acceptable . THESIS REQUIREMENTS A thesis, which may be of a research, expository, critical, or creative type, is required of every master's degree candi date under Plan I. Every t hesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an advanced degree must: 1. Deal with a definite topic related to the major field. 2. Be based upon independent study and investigation. 3. Represent the equivalent of from 4 to 6 semester hours of work. 4. Receive the approval of the major department not later t han 30 days (In some departments , 90 days) before the commencement at which the degree Is to be conferred. 5. Be essentially complete at the time the comprehensive final examination Is given. 6 . Comply in mechanical features with specifications outlined in Directions for Preparing Master's and Doctoral Theses, which Is obtainable from the Graduate Programs office, and have received a preliminary thesis format approval. Two weeks prior to the date on which the degree is to be conferred, three for mally approved, printed or typewritten copies of the thesis must be filed in the Graduate Programs office. All theses must be signed by the thesis advisor and other committee members . All approved theses are kept on file In the Auraria Library. The thesis binding fee must be paid when the thesis is submitted to the Graduate Programs office. COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAMINATION All candidates for a master's degree are required to take a comprehensive final examination after the other requirements for the degree have been completed or nearly completed. This examination may be given near the end of their last semester of residence while they are still taking required courses for the degree , provided they are making satisfactory progress in those courses. The following rules applying to the comprehensive final examination must be observed : 1. Students must be registered when they take the examination . 2. Notice of the examination must be filed by the major department in the Graduate Programs office at least one week in advance of the e x amination . 3 . The examination is to be given by a committee of three graduate faculty members appointed by the department concerned , in consultation with the school or college dean. 4 . The examination , which may be oral, written , or both, must cover work done at the University in formal courses and seminars in the major field. The exami nation will also cover the thesis , for stu dents under Plan I , which should be essentially complete at the time the examination is taken . 5 . An examination in the minor work taken at this university is optional with the major and minor departments. 6. The examination must i nclude all work presented for the degree not done in residence at the University of Colorado , whether in the major or minor field . The examination on transferred work will be given by representatives of the corre sponding fields of study in this univer sity. 7 . A student who fails the comprehensive final exam i nation may not attempt the examination again until at least three months have elapsed and until such work as may be prescribed by the examining committee has been completed. The student ma y retake the examination only once . SUPPLEMENTAL EXAMINATIONS Supplemental examinations should be simply an extension of the original comprehensive examination and given afterward. If the student fails the supple mental examination , three months must elapse before attempting the supplemental examination again. COURSE EXAMINATIONS The regular written examinations for each semester except the last must be taken . Course examinations for the last semester, which come after the compre hensive final examination has been passed, may be omitted with the consent of the instructor .

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TIME LIMIT Master's degree students have five years from the date of the start of course work to complete all degree requirements. For students who fail to complete the degree in this five-year period, it will b e necessary for the program director to file an annual statement with the Camp us Graduate Dean, stating the reasons why the program faculty believe the student is making adequate progress and should be allowed to continue in the program. Students who do their work exclusively in summer terms must complete all degree requirements within 72 months from the start of course work. A student who does not complete all degree requirements within the specified period of time must validate, by special examination(s), any course work taken more than 6 years prior to taking the master's comprehensive examination or completing the thesis defense, depending on which plan is elected. DEADLINES FOR MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES Deadline dates for the following can be obtained by calling (303) 556-2663 . 1 . Last day for requesting transfer of credit. 2 . Application for Admission to Candidacy form and diploma cards. Students are urged to submit these forms at the beginning of the semester prior to that in which they expect to receive the degree. (fhe forms may be picked up in the department or in the Graduate Programs office). 3 . Last day for submission of Request for Graduate Examination Form . 4 . Last day for thesis to be approved by department. 5 . Last day for scheduling of comprehen sive final examination and thesis defense. 6 . Last day for taking comprehensive final examination and thesis defense . 7. Last day for submitting thesis for format review . 8. Last day for submitting final thesis to the Camp us Graduate Dean . At the time of submission, the thesis must be complete in all respects and must meet thesis specifications in order to be accepted. Doctor of Philosophy The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph .D.) degree is the highest academic degree conferred by the University. To state the requirements for the degree in terms of credit hours would be misleading because the degree is not conferred merely upon the satisfactory completion of a course of study, however faithfully pursued. Students who receive this degree must demonstrate that they are proficient in some broad subject of learning and that they can critically evaluate work in this field; furthermore , they must have shown the ability to work independently in their chosen field and must have made an origi nal contribution of significance to the advancement of knowledge . The technical requirements stated below are m i nimal requirements for all candidates for the degree; additional conditions set by the departments will be found in the announcements of separate departments. Any department may make additional regulations consistent with these general rules . Studies leading to the Ph.D . degree must be chosen so as to contribute to special competence and a high order of scholar ship in a broad field of knowledge . A field of study chosen by the student may be in one department or it may include two or more closely related departments. The criterion as to what constitutes an acceptable field of study shall be that the student's work must contribute to an organized program of study and research without regard to the organization of academic departments within the Univer sity. MINIMUM COURSE/DISSERTATION REQUIREMENTS A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate courses and 30 semester hours of dissertation credit are required for the Ph.D . degree. Course Work Requirement . A minimum of 30 semester hours of courses num bered 5000 or above is required for the degree, but the number of hours of formal courses will ordinarily exceed this . mini mum. At least 20 of the required hours must be in graduate courses taken in residence at this university . Students who have been admitted to the Graduate Programs with deficiencies may expect to receive little or no residence credits until the deficiencies have been removed . Dissertation Hours Requirement. To complete the requirements for the Ph.D., a student must complete a total of at least 30 hours of doctoral dissertation credit, with not more than ten of these credit hours taken during any single semester. No more than ten dissertation hours may be taken prior to the semester of taking the comprehensive examination. An additional ten dissertation hours may Graduate Programs I 21 also be taken during the semester the comprehensive examination is taken . It is not necessary to complete the comprehensive examination to regis t r for dissertatio n hours. Dissertation credit does not apply toward the minimum 30 hours of required course work specified above. Course work and work on the dis sertation may proceed concurrently throughout the doctoral program; however , at no time shall a doctoral student register for more than 15 hours of 5000-level and above courses. ADVISORY COMMITTEE The Advisory Committee will be appointed by the student's program director . Its chair will be identified at the time the student's specialization is declared in a method to be prescribed by the Graduate Programs Dean. A purpose of the advisory committee (beyond guiding the student through graduate study) is to ensure against spe cialization that is too narrow. The student shall obtain the signature of the chair of the committee (thereby signifying his or her willingness to act) on the Application for Admission to Candidacy form . Any change in the membership of the advisory committee is to be similarly reported. All members of the committee must be appointed to the Graduate Faculty . LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT The decision on foreign language requirements for Ph.D. degrees is the responsibility of the graduate faculty of each graduate program. GRADUATE CREDIT See section under Master's Degree. RESIDENCE The student must be properly registered to earn residence credit . The minimal resi dence requirement shall be six semesters of scholarly work beyond the attainment of an acceptable bachelor's degree. Mere attendance shall not constitute residence as the word is here used. Residence may be earned for course work completed with distinction , for participation in seminars, or for scholarly research performed here or elsewhere under the auspices of the University of Colorado. Two semesters of residence credit may be allowed for a master's degree from another institution of approved standing , but at least four semesters of residence credit, two of which must be consecutive in one academic year, must be earned for

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22 / Genera/Information work (course and/or dissertation) taken at this university. . A part of the residence requirement for the Ph.D. degree may be spent in another gratluate institution, or in field work iri absentia (provided that prior approval for work is given by the student's program director and provided that the student's registration is maintained for that period away from the campus). CREDIT BY TRANSFER Resident graduate work of.high qual\ty earned in another institution of approved standing will not be accepted for transfer to apply toward the doctorate until the stu dent has established a satisfactory record in residence in the Graduate Programs. Such credit must be transferred before the student makes application for admission to candidacy for the degree. Such transfer will not reduce the minimum residence requir . ement at this university, but it may reduce the amount of work to be done in formal courses . The maximum amount of work that may be transferred to this university for the Ph.D. is 30 semester hours . See also Credit by Transfer under the Master's Degree description . PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION Each department will satisfy itself (by examination or other means) that students who signify intent to undertake study for the Ph . D . degree are qualified to do so . The means by which each department makes this evaluation shall be specified in departmental require ments. , Students who thus evaluated will be notified immediately of the results. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY A student must make formal application for admission to candidacy for the Ph.D . degree on forms supplied by the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks before the comprehensive examination is . attempted . The Admission to Candidacy form shall include an approved degree plan. Approval of the application shall occur only after the comprehensive examination has been passed, the student has been in residence for at least four semesters , the language requirement has been satisfied, and all standards of quality and content have been met. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION Before admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree, the student must pass a comprehensive examination in the field of concentration and related fields. This examination may be oral , written , or both, and will test the student's mastery of a broad field of knowledge, not merely the formal course work completed. The oral portion is open to members of the faculty. The student must be registered at the time the comprehensive examination is attempted . The examination shall be conducted by an examining board appoi nted by the stu dent's program director and be approved by the Campus Graduate Dean . The board shall consist of the advisory committee and additional members as necessary to total a minimum of five members of the graduate faculty, one of whom must be from outside the student's program and represent the Graduate Faculty at large. A successful candidate must receive the affirmative votes of a majority of the members of the examination board. In case of failure, the examination may be attempted once more after a period of time determined by the examining board. CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCTORAL CANDIDATES Following successful completion of comprehensive examinations , students must register continuously. Students admitted to candidacy for degree will register for and be charged for seven hours of credit for each full-time term of doctoral work. For each term of part-time enrollment , students will be charged for seven hours of dissertation credit, except that students not making use of campus facilities may petition the Campus Gradu ate Dean for three-credit-hour status. Continuous registration during the academic year will be required until completion of the dissertation defense. It is expected that the student and advisor will consult each semester as to the number of hours for which the student will register, consistent with the classification identified above. DISSERTATION REQUIREMENTS A dissertation based upon original investigation , showing mature scholar ship , critical judgment, and familiarity with the tools and methods of research must be written upon a subject approved by the student' s major department. To be acceptable, this dissertation should be a worthwhile contribution to knowledge in the student's special field. It must be finished and submitted at least 30 days (in some departments, 90 days) before the day of the final examination, and must be formally approved and made available for inspection by the examining committee before the final examination may be taken. In mechanical features, all dissertations must comply with the specifications as outlined in the Directions for Preparing Master's and Doctoral Theses, which may be obtained from the Graduate Programs office. The final draft must be reviewed and approved by the Graduate Programs office three weeks before the end of the semester of graduation. It is the student's responsibility to notify the Graduate Programs office of the exact title of the dissertation at least six weeks prior to the commencement at which the student will graduate. This title will be printed in the commencement program (May graduation only). Three formally approved, typewritten copies of the dissertation, including abstract, plus one additional copy of the title page and abstract must be filed in the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks before the date on which the degree is to be conferred. The abstract, not to exceed 350 words, will be published in Dissertation Abstracts International . The determination of what constitutes an adequate abstract shall rest with the major department. All dissertations must be signed by no fewer than five members who are regularly engaged In graduate instruction and are members of the graduate faculty. All approved dissertations are kept on file in the library . When the dissertation is deposited in the Graduate Programs office, the candidate must pay the thesis-binding fee and sign an agreement with University Microfilms International to allow for publication in Dissertation Abstracts International and to grant University Microfilms International the right to reproduce and sell (a) copies of the manuscript in microform and/or (b) copies of the manuscript made from microform . The author retains all rights to publish and/or sell the dissertation by any means at any time except by reproduction from negative microform. Fl NAL EXAMINATION/DEFENSE After the dissertation has been accepted, a final examination of the dissertation and related topics will be conducted. This examination will be wholly or partially oral, the oral portion being open to anyone . The examination will be conducted by a committee consisting of at least five members of the graduate faculty, one of whom must be from outside the student's

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department. More than one dissenting vote will disqualify the candidate in the final examination . Arrangements for the final examination must be made in the Graduate Programs office at least two weeks in advance through the Request for Examination form. The examination must be scheduled no later than two weeks before the date on which the degree is to be conferred . A student must be registered at the time of the final examination . TIME LIMIT The number of years allowed for com pletion of a doctoral degree is normally six , but in some programs it may be seven . If a student fails to complete all requirements for the degree within the prescribed number of years from the date of the start of course work in the doctoral program , a second examination similar to the preliminary examination will be required before the candidate may take the final examination . If the comprehensive examination is failed, it may be attempted once more after a period of time determined by the examining board . For students who fail to complete the degree in the prescribed period , it will be necessary for the department to file an annual statement indicating that the program director believes the student is making adequate progress and should be allowed to continue in the program . This request must be signed by three members of the graduate faculty who serve on the student's thesis advisory committee . Students planning to graduate should obtain current deadline dates in the Grad uate Programs office . If approved by the Graduate Programs office, the stu dent may continue his /her studies for one additional year . If not approved , the stu dent may be dropped from the program . DEADLINES FOR DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES Deadline dates for the following can be obtained by calling (303) 556-2663. 1. Last day for requesting transfer of credit. 2 . Application for Admission to Candidacy form and diploma cards. Students are urged to submit these forms at least two weeks prior to the date of their comprehensive examination . The forms may be picked up In the department or in the Graduate Programs office . 3 . Last day for submission of exact title of dissertation . 4 . Last day for submission of Request for Graduate Examination Form . 5 . Last day for dissertation to be approved by department . 6. Last day for scheduling of comprehen sive final examination and dissertation defense. 7 . Last day for taking comprehensive final examination in defense of dissertation. 8 . Last day for submitting dissertation for format review . 9 . Last day for submitting final dissertation to the Campus Graduate Dean. At the time of submission , the dissertation must be complete In all respects and must meet thesis specifications in order to be accepted . TUITION AND FEES All tuition and fee charges are estab lished by the Board of Regents, the govern ing body of the University of Colorado, In accordance with legislation enacted annu ally (usually In the spring) by the Colorado General Assembly. The Regents reserve the right to change tuition and fee rates at any time. A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each term, and stu dents should contact the Records Office for further information on the tuition and fee charges for a particular term. Payment of Tuition and Fees All tuition and fees (except the applica tion fee) are assessed and payable when the student registers for the term, accord ing to guidelines in the current Schedule of Courses. Students may select one of five payment plans that are available at CU-Denver . Specific information on the deferred payment plans is Included In the Schedule of Courses published before each semester or summer session. Students who fail to complete payment or make payment arrangements by the published deadlines will be dropped from all classes . Students who register in a non-degree status, and who later change to a degree status for that term, are responsible for the difference in tuition between the non-degree program and their applicable degree program and will be billed accordIngly. Students who register for courses are liable for payment of tuition and fees even though they may drop out of school. Refund policies for students who with draw from the University are Included In the Schedule of Courses. A student with financial obligations to the University will not be permitted to register for any subsequent term , to be graduated, to be Issued transcripts, or to be listed among those receiving a degree or special certificate . The only exception to this Tuition and Fees I 23 regulation involves loans and other types of Indebtedness which are due after graduation. Personal checks are accepted for any University obligation. Any student who pays with a check that Is not accept able to the bank will be assessed an additional service charge. Students may also pay tuition and fees by credit card. The following rates are for the 1996-97 academic year and are provided to assist prospective students In anticipating cost. 1996-97 Tuition TUITION IS BASED ON YOUR STUDENT STATUS. IT IS NOT BASED ON THE LEVEL OF YOUR COURSES. GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN TH[; COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING Credit hours Resident Non-resident 0-1 $ 186 $ 714 2 372 1,428 3 558 2,142 4 744 2,856 5 930 3,570 6 1,116 4,284 7 1 ,302 5 ,950 8 1,488 5,950 9-15 1 ,554 5,950 each credit hour over 15 186 714 UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Credit hours 0-1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9-15 each credit hour over 15 Resident $ 134 268 402 536 670 804 938 1,072 1,114 134 Non-resident $ 629 1,258 1,887 2,516 3 ,145 3,774 5,238 5,238 5,238 629

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24 / General Information GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE GRADUATE NON-DEGREE IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF STUDENTS* BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Credit hours Resident Non-resident Credit hours Resident Non-resident Credit hour Resident Non-resident 0-1 $ 186 $ 714 0-1 $ 219 $ 727 0-1 $ 116 $ 604 2 372 1 , 428 2 438 1,454 2 232 1,208 3 558 2 , 142 3 657 2 ,181 3 348 1,812 4 744 2 , 856 4 876 2 , 908 4 464 2 , 416 5 930 3,570 5 1 , 095 3 , 635 5 580 3 , 020 6 1 , 116 4 , 284 6 1 , 314 4 , 362 6 696 3,624 7 1 , 302 5 , 950 7 1,533 6 , 062 7 812 5,032 8 1 , 488 5 , 950 8 1 ,752 6,062 8 928 5,032 9-15 1,554 5 , 950 9-15 1,826 6,062 9-15 958 5,032 each credit each credit each credit hour over 15 186 714 hour over 15 219 727 hour over 15 116 604 *Non-degree students who have previously earned a baccalaureate degree GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS are classified as graduate students and WITH PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOL WITH PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE assessed graduate tuition regardless of OF EDUCATION OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES the level of the class( es) they are taking. Credit hours Resident Non-resident Credit hours Resident Non-resident THE BOARD OF REGENI'S OF THE 0-1 $ 193 $ 714 0-1 $ 175 $ 671 UNIVERSfiY OF COLORADO RESERVES 2 386 1 , 428 2 350 1 , 342 THE RIGHT TO CHANGE TIJITION AND 3 579 2,142 3 525 2,013 FEES AT ANY TIME. PLEASE CONTACT 4 772 2,856 4 700 2 , 684 THE BURSAR'S OFHCE IF YOU HAVE 5 965 3 , 570 5 875 3,355 QUESTIONS REGARDING TIJITION 6 1 , 158 4,284 6 1,050 4,026 AND/OR FEES. 7 1 ,351 5 , 950 7 1,225 5,590 8 1 , 544 5,950 8 1,400 5,590 REQUIRED FEES: 9-15 1,716 5,950 9-15 1,456 5,590 each credit each credit Aurarla Bond Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $39.50 hour over 15 193 714 hour over 15 175 671 The Auraria Bond Fee is assessed in order to retire the construction bonds used for UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS the Student Union ; the Child Care Center ; STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE WITH PROGRAMS IN THE the Health, Physical Education, and RecreOF ENGINEERING GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ation (HPER) facilities; and the Tivoli facllCredit hours Resident Non-resident PUBLIC AFFAIRS ity on the Auraria Campus . This fee was 0 1 $ 1 34 $ 629 Credit hours Resident Non-resident approved by student referendum and is 2 268 1,258 0-1 $ 206 $ 727 required of all students at CU-Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver , 3 402 1,887 2 412 1,454 and the Community College of Denver . 4 536 2,516 3 618 2,181 5 670 3,145 4 824 2,908 Aurarla Student RID Bus 6 804 3,774 '• 5 1,030 3,635 P8118Fee ........................... $11.50 7 938 5 , 238 6 1,236 4,362 The Auraria Student RTD Bus Pass 8 1 , 072 5,238 7 1 , 442 6,062 provides for Denver local service in the 9-15 1 , 114 5 , 238 8 1,648 6,062 Denver Metro area and Central Corridor each credit . 9-15 1,716 6,062 Ught Rail Service with no additional fare hour over 15 134 629 each credit payment; a $.50 cash payment ($1.00 hour over 15 206 727 discount) on all Denver Metro Express GRADUATE DEGREE STUDENTS Service ; and a $1.50 cash payment ($1.00 WITH PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE UNDERGRADUATE NON-DEGREE discount) on all Denver Metro Regional OF ENGINEERING STUDENTS Service . The Pass is valid between the Credit hours Resident Non resident Credit hour Resident Non-resident end of one semester and the start of the 0-1 $ 206 $ 727 0-1 $ 116 $ 604 next semester and may be used seven 2 412 1,454 2 232 1,208 days a week. The Pass is NOT valid for either the Access-A-Ride o r Guaranteed 3 618 2,181 3 348 1 , 812 Ride Home programs . 4 824 2,908 4 464 2 , 416 5 1 , 030 3 , 635 5 580 3,020 Cultural Events Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1.00 6 1,236 4,362 6 696 3 , 624 The Cultural Events Fee provides funding 7 1 , 442 6 , 062 7 812 5,032 for CU-Denver ' s School of the Arts to 8 1,648 6 , 062 8 928 5 , 032 allow for reduced admission rates for 9-15 1 , 716 6,062 9-15 958 5,032 CU-Denver students to attend theatrical each credit each credit and other cultural events. hour over 15 206 727 hourover15 116 604

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Information Technology Fee . . . . . $10.00 The Information Te c hnology Fee provides funding for acquisition of computer systems to support student computing laboratories , including networks and networking infrastructure and facilities directly accessible by students. This fee is not used to fund academic instruction nor is it waived for faculty or staff taking classes . Student Activity Fee ................. $7.35 The Student Activ ity Fee provides funding for student activities , student govern ment , student clubs and organizations , and special events. Student Health Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $19.00 The Student Health Fee provides funding for an accessible outpatient, dlrect-<:are service that Is devoted to meeting student health care needs. Health education and counseling are available, as well as treatment and referral for medical problems . The Student Health Center Is trl-lnstltutional and Is administered by Metropolitan State College of Denver . Student Information System (SIS) Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.00 The Student Information System (SIS) Fee provides funding for continued improve ment of the computer system used in supporting such functions as admission application processing, telephone regis tration and grade reporting, degree audit and graduation checkout , awarding of financial aid , payment of tuition and fees and production of transcripts. This fee Is not waived for faculty or staff taking classes . Student Newspaper Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.00 The Student Newspaper Fee provides funding for the CU-Denver student newspaper, The Advo cate. Student Recreation Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.50 The Student Recreation Fee provides funding for the recreational facilities and programs in the Physical Education and Recreation Building , as well as the campus playing fields and club sport programs . Recreation is a tri-institutional program administered by Metropolitan Stat e College of Denver . Student Services Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24.00 The Student Services Fee provides funds for programs and events offered through the Career Center , Center for Educational Opportunity Programs , Learning Assis tance Center, Office of Legal Services, Office of Student Ufe , Student A dvocacy Center , Office of Student Retention , and CU-Denver Counseling Center . The Office of Legal Services Is administered by Metropolitan State College of Denver . Mabiculation Fee of $25.00 Is a one-time non-refundable fee required of all new students at the time of their first registra tion. This fee covers the costs of official transcripts. Candidate for Degree Fee: equal to one credit hour of resident tuition Is required for all graduate students who are not registered during the term that they are taking comprehensive examinations. Students must register as "candidate for degree " and pay for one hour of corre sponding resident tuition plus the SIS fee and the Information Technology fee for one term only . 1996-97 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER COURSE FEES: College of Architecture & Planning Architecture and Planning Fees: All majors and non-majors registered In Studio , Computer, Photography and Furniture Design courses are required to pay the following facilities fees . ARCH 5500 lntro : Architectural Design Studio I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 ARCH 55011ntro : Architectural Design Studio II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 . 00 ARCH 5502 Architectural Design Studio IU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 ARCH 5540 Design Photography . . . . 45.00 ARCH 6600 Architecture Design IV . . 40.00 ARCH 6601 Architecture Design Studio V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 ARCH 6610 Furniture Design . . . . . . . . . 45.00 ARCH 6640 Introduction to Computer Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ARCH 6641 Computer Applications in Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ARCH 6642 Design &Architecture with the Macintosh .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30 . 00 ARCH 6643 Adv Design Applications with the Macintosh . 30 . 00 ARCH 6700 Advanced Architectural Design Studio V1 . . . 40.00 ARCH 6701 Advanced Architectural Design Studio Vll . . . 40.00 ARCH 6704 Architectural Experimentation I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 ARCH 6705 Architectural Experimentation II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 ARCH 6740 Computer Aided Design 30.00 ENVD 1002 Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 ENVD 2000 ENVD Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.00 ENVD 2052 Computers In A & P . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 2110 ARCH Studio l .......... :. 90.00 ENVD 2120 Planning Studio l ......... 40 . 00 ENVD 3002 Theory & Methods . . . . . . 30 . 00 ENVD 3022 Technical Photography . 45.00 Tuition and Fees I 25 ENVD 305.2lntro to Computer Methods-ENVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 31521ntro to Computer Graphic Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 3210 ARCH Studio II ........... 90.00 ENVD 3220 Planning Studio II . . . . . . . . 40.00 ENVD 3252 Computer Graphic Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 4122 Advance Technical Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45.00 ENVD 4152 Computer Graphic Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 4252 Advanced Computer Graphic Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 4310 ARCH Studio Ill . . . . . . . . . . . 90.00 ENVD 4320 Planning Studio Ill . . . . . . . 40.00 ENVD 4322 Model Building . . . . . . . . . . 50.00 ENVD 4349 Landscape Arch Studio . 40.00 ENVD 43521nfo Superhwy . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ENVD 4410 ARCH Studio IV .......... 90.00 LA 5500 lntro to Landscape Arch Design Studio I . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.00 LA 55011ntro to Landscape Arch Design Studio II .. . .. .. .. .. . .. 40.00 LA 6600 Landscape Arch Design Studio Ill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 LA 6601 Landscape Arch Design Studio IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 LA 6641 Computer Applctns In Landscape Architecture . . . . . . . 30.00 LA 6700 Advanced Landscap e Arch Design Studio V .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40 .00 LA 6701 Advanc e d Landscape Arch Design Studio VI . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 UD 6600 Transformation / Decomposition Studio ... .......... 40.00 UD 6601 Composition Studio ........ 40.00 UD 6602 City of Exploration & Experimentation Studio . . . . . . . . . 40.00 URP 6612 Geographic Information Systems for Planners . . . . . . ...... .. 30.00 URP 6630 Planning Studio l . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 URP 6631 Planning Studio II . . . . . . . . . . 40.00 College of Liberal Arts and Science Anthropology Laboratory courses in Anthropology require a student fee to cover expendable items. ANfH 2301lntroduction to Archaeology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 ANfH 3501 Biological Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. 00 ANfH 4390 Research Methods In Archaeology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 ANfH 4910 Archaeological Field Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 ANfH 5910 Archa e ological Field Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35.00 ANTH 6317 Arch Research Design &Analysis .................. 35 .00

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26 / General Information Biology Laboratory courses in Biology require a student fee to cover expendable items including dissection specimens. BIOL 1550 Basic Biology I ............... 5.00 BIOL 1560 Basic Biology II . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 BIOL 2071 General Biology Lab I . . . . . . 5 . 00 BIOL 2081 General Biology Lab II . . . . 10.00 BIOL 3225 Human Physiology . . . . . . . 15.00 BIOL 3244 Human Anatomy . . . . . . . . . 25.00 BIOL 3654 Microbiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.00 Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.'00 Laboratory courses in Chemistry require a student fee to cover expendable items. flneA.rts FA 1001 Introduction to Art ........... 2.00 FA 1100 Basic Drawing ................ 5.0 0 FA 1200 Basic Painting ................. 5.00 FA 1500 Basic Sculpture ........... .. . 40.0 0 FA 2000 Drawing II ...................... 5.00 FA 2200 Painting II . ..................... 5.00 FA 2400 Visual Studies ................. 5.00 FA 2500 Sculpture II ................... 40.00 FA 2600 Art History I Survey .......... 2.00 FA 2610 Art History II Survey .......... 2.00 FA 3000 Intermediate Drawing ........ 5.00 FA 3020 Intermediate Life Drawing ... 5.00 FA 3110 Imaging & Identity ........... 45.00 FA 3180 Photo Criticism ............... 2 .00 FA 3150 Photography I ............... 45.00 FA 3190 Photography II ............... 45.00 FA 3200 Intermediate Painting ........ 5 .00 FA 3210 Intermediate Painting . ....... 5.00 FA 3220 Intermediate Watercolor .... 5 . 00 FA 3500 Sculpture III .......... ........ 40.00 FA 3510 Sculpture III .................. 40.00 FA 3630 History of Photography ...... 2.00 FA 3642 Topics : Save Outdoor Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 .00 FA 3645 Topics : Enhancing Art Exper ience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 .00 FA 4000 Advanced Drawing ........... 5 .00 FA 4020 Advanced Life Drawing . ..... 5.00 FA 4140 Topics in Photography ...... 45.00 FA 4150 Photography III ... . ... . . ..... 45.00 FA 4190 Photography IV .............. 45.00 FA 4200 Advanced Painting ........ . . . 5.00 FA 4210 Advanced Painting . . .. ..... .. 5 . 00 FA 4220 Advanced Watercolor .... .. . . 5.00 FA 4500 Sculpture I V ............. .... 40.00 FA 4510 Sculpture IV .. .. .. .. .. .. ..... 40.00 FA 4524 / 5524 To(: Art History ... 2.00 FA 4650 Nineteen t •. :..\!ntury Art ...... 2.00 FA 4660/5660 20th Century Art . ...... 2.00 FA 4690 Renaissance Art .. . .. .. .. . .. .. 2 . 00 FA 4790/5790 Methods in Art History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 FA 4800 Art Seminar ................... 5.00 FA 5000 Graduate Drawing ............ 5 . 00 FA 5020 Graduate Life Drawing . . . . .. . 5.00 FA 5190 Photography V .. .... ......... 45.00 FA 5200 Graduate Painting ............ 5.00 FA 5210 Graduate Painting .... ........ 5.00 FA 5220 Graduate Watercolor .. ..... . . 5.00 FA 5500 Graduate Sculpture .... .. .. . 40.00 FA 5510 Graduate Sculpture .. ....... 40.00 FA 5650 Nineteenth Century Art ...... 2 .00 Music Facilities Fee for all music majors . $30 .00 Non-majors are assessed this fee for the following courses: MUS 2470 Music on the Personal Computer ........ . . . .... $30.00 MUS 2560 Music Technology II . . . . . $30.00 MUS 3540 Rec. Studio Maint . & Calibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00 MUS 3820 Digital Music Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00 MUS 4506 Audio Sweetening Lab . . $30.00 MUS 4510 Music Engineering I Lab . $30.00 MUS 4570/5570 Music Engineering II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00 Engineering Studio Materials Fee MUS 2520 Music Technology II Lab ... 7 .00 MUS 3540 Rec. Studio Maint &Calibration . ...... .. . . .............. 7.00 MUS 4506 Audio Sweetening Lab . . . . . 7.00 MUS 4510 Music Engineering I Lab ... 7.00 MUS 4530/5530 Music Engineering II Lab ................... 7.00 Performance Music PMUS 1023 Piano Class I, II, III , IV . . $30.00 PMUS 1033 Piano Class : Piano Majors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00 Physics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.00 Laboratory courses in Physics require a student fee to cover expendable items . Theatre Course Materials Fee THTR 1001 Intro to Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . 7 .00 THTR 1111 Sources of Creativity ..... 7 .00 THTR 2520 Voice and Diction . . . . . . . . . 7 . 00 THTR 2530 Acting I ..................... 7.00 THTR 2531 Acting I ..................... 7 .00 THTR 2610 Survey of Dramatic Lit .. . . 7 .00 THTR 2712 Technical Production I .. . 7.00 THTR 2713 Theatrical Design , Asthetics , and Production II . . ...... 7.00 THTR 3510 Oral Interpretation of Poetry ........ ..................... 7 .00 THTR 3520 Stage Accents and Movement ....................... 7 .00 THTR 3530 Acting II .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7 .00 THTR 3540 Directing I .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 7 .00 THTR3560Topics: Performance Art . 7.00 THTR 3610 History of Theatre . . . . . . . . 7 .00 THTR 3611 Drama of Diversity . . . . . . . . 7 .00 THTR 4530 Acting III ................... 7 .00 THTR 4540/5540 Director II ........... 7.00 THTR 4550 Playwriting ................ 7.00 THTR4570/5570CreativeDrama .... . 7 .00 THTR 4610/5610 Drama Theory and Criticism ........................ 7.00 THTR 4760 Topics in Design .......... 7 .00 THTR 5550 Playwriting ................ 7.00 Residency Classification for Tuition Purposes Tuition classi fication is governed by Colorado statutes that apply to ail state funded institutions in Colorado. Institu tions are bound by the provisions of this statute and are not free to make excep tions to the rules set forth. Students are initially classified as in state or out-of-state for tuition purposes at the time of application. The classifica tion is based upon information furnished by the student and from other relevant sources. After the student' s status Is determined, it remains unchanged in the absence of satisfactory evidence to the contrary. Once a student is classified as a non resident for tuition purposes, the student must petition for a change in classifica tion. Petitions must be submitted NO LATER THAN THE FIRST OFFICIAL DAY OF CLASSES of the term for which the student wishes to be classified as a resident. It is preferred that petitions be received 30 days prior to the beginning of the term. Late petitions will not be considered until the next semester. Specific information may be obtained from the Office of Admissions . The final decision regarding tuition sta tus rests with the University . Questions regarding residence (tuition) status should be referred only to the Thition Classification Officer . Opinions of other persons are not official or binding upon the Univers i ty. Additional information is available in the brochure, Classification of Students for Tuition Purposes, which may be obtained from the Admissions Office. BASIC REQUIREMENTS The statute p r ovides that an in-state student is one who has been a legal domi ciliary of Colorado for one year or more immediately preceding the beginning of the term for which the in-state classifica tion is being sought. Persons over 23 years of age or who are emancipated establish their own legal domicile . Those who are under 23 years of age and unemancipated assume the domicile of their parent or court-appointed legal guardian. An une mancipated minor ' s parent must, there fore, have a legal domicile in Colorado for one year or more before the minor may be classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes. ESTABLISHING DOMICILE Domicile is established when one has a permanent place of habitation in Colorado and the intention of making Colorado

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one's true, fixed, and permanent home and place of habitation . The tuition statute places the burden of establishing a Colo rado domicile on the person seek i ng to establish the domicile . The question of intent is one of documentable fact and needs to be shown by substantial connec tions w i th the state sufficient to evidence such intent. Legal domicile in Colorado for tuition purposes begins the day after connections with Colorado are made s ufficient to evidence one' s intent . The most common ties with the state are (1) change of driver ' s license to Colorado ; (2) change of automobile registration to Colorado; (3) Colorado voter registration; (4) permanent employment in Colorado; and most important , ( 5) payment of state income taxes as a resident by one whose i ncome is sufficient to be taxed . Caution : p ayment or filing of back taxes in no way serves to establish legal domicile retroac tive to the time filed . ln order to qualify for in-state tu i tion for a given term , the 12-month waiting period (which begins when the legal domicile is established) must be over by the first day of classes for the term in question . if one' s 12-month waiting p eri o d expires during the semester, in s tate tuition cannot be granted until the next semester. Resident Tuition for A ctive Duty Military Personnel The Colorado Legislature approved res iden t tu ition for active duty military pers onnel on permanent duty assignment i n Colorado and for their dependents . EUGIBLE STUDENTS MUST BE CERTIFIED EACH TERM. Students obtain a completed verification form from the base education officer, and submit the form with their military ID to the Records Office after they have registered , but before the end of the drop/add period . At the time the verification form is certified in the Records Office , the student's bill will be adjusted to reflect the resident tuition rate. Students who have been certified remain classified as non-residents for tuition purposes and must petition to change their status on c e t hey establish permanent ties to Colorado. Tuition Appe a l s Exceptions to financial obligations incurred will be reviewed by the Tuition Appeals Committee . The Committee will on l y consider appeals when a student has been medically disabled, has experienced a death in the family , or has a change in e m p lo yment hours or location beyond t h e s tudent's control . Documentation of these cond ition s will be required. Exce p tio n s will not be considered for a student's failure t o comply with published deadlines, o r changes in employment under the stud ent's c ontrol. Plea se n ote : tuition appeals must be filed wit h i n f our months of the end of the term for w h ich the appeal is filed. The Tuitio n Appeals office is located In the CU-Den ver B uildi ng , 1250 14th Street, Suite 100, (303) 5562324 . NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION An orientation p r ogram for all new stu dents is held a t the beginning of the fall and spri n g sem esters, prior to the first day of clas ses. T h e orientation program provi des informa tion to new students about some o f the activities and services availa b le a t CU-De n ver. Information on the registra tio n process and degree requirements is also provided . Academic orientation advi s ing sessions are held during t h e term, and before registration for the next t e rm. D ates and times of new studen t ori e n t ations are published in the Sch edule of Courses. FINANCIAL AID Director: E llie Mille r O ffice : NC 1030 Te l ephone: (303) 556-2886 E-mail Address: finai d@ca rbon.cudenver.edu World Wide Web Address: http: / /fina i d .cud e nver .edu/htm The Office of F i nan cial Aid offers over $30 millio n i n fin an c ial aid awards to quali fied stud e nt s each year . if the student's financial aid appli c a tion materials are receive d before t h e March 31 priority date, then t h e stude nt is considered for a package of nee d-based grant, work-study (part-time em pl o yment) and/or long-term loan fun d s . If the financial aid application materials a r e receive d after the March 31 priority dat e, then the student is usually considered only for a F ederal Pel! Grant and for o utsi d e student loans (Federal Stafford Loan or F ederal Parents Loan) . Applicants for C olorado Graduate Fellowshi p , C ol orado Deans Scholars award, an d C olorado Regents Scholars award are subj e c t to different deadlines and are r evie wed b y other CU-Denver departments (the G raduate Programs , undergrad u a te deans' offices, and the Office o f A dmi ssions, respectively). Ail other applicant s for financial aid are notifie d o f the ir award status in writing by the Office o f Financial Aid . F inancial Aid I 27 Eligibility Each student must qualify for CO Denver financial aid as follow s : 1. Be a U.S. citizen or b e ad mitted to the U.S. by the INS on a permanent basis . 2 . Be classified as a degreeseeking stu dent by the CU-Denv e r O ffice of Admis sions. Teacher certifi c ation students are eligible to apply for finan cial aid and are considered as underg rad uate students according to federal gu id elines. 3. Be enrolled for a minimu m number of credits as specified on the financial aid award letter and / o r student loan planning letter . 4 . Maintain satisfactory a cademic progress as defin e d for t h e financial aid programs . 5. Avply for financial aid b y submitting all of the required doc um entation. The need analys i s f o r m i s r equired for all programs except the Colorado Gradu ate Fellowsh i p , C olor ado Scholars award, Colorado D e ans Scholars award , Colorado Regents Scho lars award, and the Emergency Stude nt Loan Program . 6 . Be classified as a r e sid e n t for tuition purposes for the follow i n g programs : Colorado Stude n t Gra n t, Colorado Student Incen ti v e Gran t , Colorado Graduate Grant , C olorad o Work-Study, Colorado Regents Sch o l ars award, Colorado Deans Scholars award , and Colorado Scholars award . 7. Not be in defaul t on an y student loan or owe a refund on an y educ a tional grant. 8 . Be registered for the d r af t or be enlisted In the armed forc e s if required by Selec tive Service . Application Each applicant must c om p lete the financial aid application mat erials for submission to the Office of Financial Aid. Complete Information must be avai labl e to the office before eligib ility can be determined . Limited Funds-T h e ma j o rity of general financial aid funds are awarded on a first
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28 / General Information will probably be limited to Federal Pell Grant (for needy first undergraduate students only) and for outside student loans (Federal Stafford Loan or Federal Parents Loan). Application for financial aid must be made each year; application materials are available in January of each year. It is the student's responsibility to be sure application materials are complete. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for application forms and complete details. All financial aid policies and procedures are subject to change due to revisions in federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines. Qualification Financial Need-Most financial aid awards are based on the concept of finan cial need. Financial need is calculated as: cost of attendance (tuition, fees, books, living expenses) minus family contribu tion (student/spouse contribution and parents' contribution for dependent students). The cost of attendance is the estimated cost to attend CU-Denver, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses. The Office of Financial Aid determines standard budgets based upon average tuition and fees charged and other budget items established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. For 1996-97, the following monthly budgets were used for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses: $550 for students living at home with parents; $890 for students not living with parents. Resident tuition and fees for a full-time student were approximately $1,080 per semester and non-resident tuition and fees were approximately $5,150 per semester. These amounts will probably increase by approximately 3% for the 1997-98 school year. Independent Student-The federal government provides specific guidelines that define a self-supporting student for financial aid purposes.lf a student is classified as self-supporting, then the student's parental information is not considered when the calculation of family contribution is made. For 1997-98, a self supporting student is one who is 24 years old (born before 1/1/74) or one who meets one of the following conditions: 1. Graduate student 2. Married student 3 . Student with legal dependents other than a spouse 4 . Veteran of the U.S. armed forces 5 . Orphan or ward of the court These conditions may be appealed to the Office of Financial Aid if unusual circumstances exist. Contact the office for appeal guidelines. If the student/spouse contribution plus the parents' contribution is equal to or greater than the cost of attendance, then the student will not qualify for need based financial aid. The contributions from the student/ spouse and from the parents are calcu lated by a standardized formula that Is required by federal law. The formula considers income, savings and other assets, family size, number of children in postsecondary school , and other factors. Students may appeal for special consideration if they are experiencing unusual circumstances. Financial aid is intended to supplement and not replace financial contributions from the student and parents. Course Loads-General financial aid undergraduate recipients usually must enroll for at least 12 credits per semester, and graduate students usually must enroll for at least 5 credits per semester. Federal Stafford Loan recipients must carry at least a half-time credit load (6 hours for undergraduates per semester and 3 hours for graduates per semester). For defer ment of student loans, please refer to the Schedule of Courses each term for specific information. Higher or lower minimums may be required for individual awards (please check award letter and/or student loan planning letter for the exact number of credits required). Satisfactory Academic Progress CU-Denver students must make satis factory academic progress as defined by the Office of Financial Aid in order to be eligible and remain eligible for financial aid . Students should review the Satis factory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid, available in the Office of Financial Aid. Non-Degree Students-Non-degree stu dents are eligible to be considered only for the Advantage Scholarship Program. Please refer to separate brochure for application procedures. Teacher certi fication students may apply for financial aid and are considered as undergraduate students for financial aid purposes. Residency Status-A student Is required to be a resident of Colorado for a full year before the Office of Admissions can con sider classification as a resident for tuition purposes. Non-resident students are encouraged to obtain additional infor mation from the Office of Admissions about appealing for resident status. As a resident, a student is eligible for the State of Colorado financial aid programs, and tuition is significantly less than for non-resident . Refunds and Repayments-Any refund of tuition and fees resulting from withdrawal or reclassification of tuition status must be applied to the recipient's financial aid awards before any payment is made to the student. Students may also be expected to repay a portion of their financial aid awards if they withdraw from CU-Denver. The institution must determine the refund policy which provides the largest refund to a recipient of Title IV financial aid funds (Federal Stafford Loan, Federal PLUS Loan , Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educa tional Opportunity Program, Federal College Work Study and/or State Student Incentive Grant). In addition to the institution's refund policy, one of two federal refund policies must also be applied. Federal Pro Rata Refund Policy-This federal policy is applicable to Title IV recipients who are attending CU-Denver for the first time and withdraw in the first term of attendance. Federal Refund Policy-This federal policy is applicable to Title IV recipients who do not meet the criteria for a Federal Pro Rata Refund . The larger refund between the institu tional policy and the applicable federal policy is Implemented. Once the refund is determined, it must then be returned to the financial aid programs that the student received (excluding the Federal and State College Work Study Programs). Refunds are allocated to financial assis tance programs up to the amount the student received before any funds are returned to the student. Repayments-Financial aid recipients can receive assistance for non-institu tional costs, such as living expenses, as well as for institutional charges. When a student withdraws, the institution must determine if the disbursement the student received for non-institutional costs exceeds the amount of living expenses incurred. If the institution determines that the student was overpaid, then the student will be required to repay a portion of his or her non-institutional financial aid (excluding Federal/State College Work Study, Federal Stafford Loans, and Federal PLUS Loans). For a complete description of federal, state, and institutional requirements, please request a copy of the Refund and

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Repayment Policy from the Office of Financial Aid. Appeals-Students may appeal all decisions of the Office of Financial Aid by completing a Request for Review form and submitting it to the office . Appeals are considered within three weeks and a written response is mailed to the student. Reapply Each Year-Financial aid awards are not automatically renewed each year. Students must reapply and meet priority dates each year. Application materials for the next summer term are available begin ning January I . Award Students are notified in writing of their financial aid eligibility approximately 8-I2 weeks after all application materials have been received in the Office of Financial Aid. If awarded, an award letter is mailed to the student; it includes the types and amounts of aid awarded and the minimum number of credit hours required each term. A student loan planning letter is mailed to the student after the outside student loan appllcation(s) have been processed. Grants and Loans The following aid programs are funded by the federal government: I. Federal Pel/ Grant-Eligibility for the Fed eral Pell Grant is determined before any other aid is awarded. Awards are defined by a strict need-based formula provided by the federal government, and award amounts vary depending upon amount of financial need, enrollment status, residency status, and whether the student is living with parents. Students are eligible for Federal Pell Grant consideration if they have not received their first baccalaureate degree by June I of the award year. 2. Outside Student Loans-Eligibility for all other types of assistance should be determined prior to applying for outside student loans. The subsidized Federal Stafford Loan program requires that students show financial need in order to qualify. Interest on the subsi dized loan Is paid for the student by the federal government as long as the student remains enrolled at least half-time and for a six-month grace period after dropping below half-time enrollment. The unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan program does not require the student to document financial need. Eligibility Is calculated as the cost of attendance minus other financial aid awarded. Interest is not paid by the federal government for the unsubsidized pro gram, and the student may elect to pay the interest currently or to allow the interest to be added to the total loan amount. Interest rates for the Federal Stafford Loan programs are variable, based upon the 9I-day T-blll, and are capped at 8.25%. Parents of dependent students are eligible to borrow under the Federal Parent Loan for Under graduate Students program (PLUS). The PLUS program is unsubsidlzed, and interest payments become the responsibility of the borrower at the time of disbursement. The interest rate varies on the PLUS program, depending upon the current Treasury bill rates, and the interest rate is capped at 9%. 3 . Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)This Is a need-based grant program for students who have not yet obtained a baccalaureate degree. Students must be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant to be considered forSEOG. 4. Federal Perkins Loan-This need-based loan program, with an Interest rate currently at 5%, Is based at CU-Denver. No repayment of Interest or principal is due until six or nine months (time period differs depending upon when student first received Perkins Loan) after the student ceases to be enrolled at least half-time . 5 . Federal College Work-Study-Work-study is a need-based program that allows students to work on a part-time basis on campus or off campus at non-profit agencies to help meet their educational costs. The State of Colorado funds the following programs: I . Colorado Student Grant-A need-based grant for resident undergraduate students. 2 . Colorado Student Incentive Grant-A need-based grant for resident undergraduates who have not yet obtained a bachelor's degree. This grant is funded 50% by the federal government and 50% by the State of Colorado. 3 . Colorado Graduate Grant-A need-based grant for resident graduate students. 4 . Colorado Work-Study-A program simi lar to the College Work-Study program but limited to resident undergraduate students. Scholarships Following Is a list of the major scholarships that are offered at CU-Denver. Financial Aid I 29 The following programs are funded by the State of Colorado : I. Regents Scholars award is offered to qualified new freshmen and transfer students by the Office of Admissions . New students will automatically be considered for this program. 2. Colorado Scholars award is for undergraduate resident students who have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of at least 3 . 2 for a minimum of 12 CU credit hours. The deadline for applying is March 31. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for application procedures. 3. Deans Scholars award is awarded by undergraduate deans' offices . Contact appropriate dean' s office for more information . The following programs are funded by CU-Denver : I. Advantage Scholarship is for minority and/or first generation college students who meet the specified income guidelines. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for applications. 2 . Nelson/Running Wolf Scholarship funds are available for needy American Indian students. Contact the Office of American Indian Student Services (303) [556-2860] for more information . 3 . Ahlin Fund assistance is available for mobility-impaired students. Contact Student Retention Services (303) [556-2324] for applications . Other scholarship information is available from the Office of Financial Aid, the Auraria Library Scholarship Info Bank in the reference section, and the Student Advocacy Center. Other Sources of Financial Aid. There are several other sources of financial aid for students. Employment opportunities are listed in the Student Employment Office, the Career Resource Center , and the Cen ter for Internships and Cooperative Edu cation. Students who participate in CMEA/MESA, the Pre-Collegiate Develop ment Program, the Minority Scholars Pro gram, or CU-Succeed are automatically considered for Challenge Scholarships. Graduate students should inquire about additional types of financial aid through their academic departments. Students should be aware that Emergency Student Loans are available through the Bursar' s Office. American Indian students should request Information about Bureau of Indian Affairs or tribal scholarships from the Office of Financial Aid.

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30 / General Information REGISTRATION Students should review the sections of this catalog that describe in detail the academic programs available at CU-Denver. Undergraduate students should contact their schools or college to arrange for an advising appointment prior to registra tion. Graduate students should contact their respective graduate program for assistance . A Schedule of Courses is published and available every semester prior to registra tion. The Schedule of Courses is available from the Office of Records and Registra tion. CU-Denver students register for courses through the Voice Response (VR) Registration system from any touch tone telephone. Specific instructions are included in the Schedule of Courses. Students will be sent an Invitation to Register that includes registration information and a registration time assignment. Registration is by time assignment only, and students may register at or after their assigned time. Add/Drop Specific add/drop deadlines are an nounced in each semester's Schedule of Courses. 1 . Students may add courses to their original registration during the first 12 (eight in the summer) days of full term classes, provided there is space available. 2. Students may drop courses without approvals during the first 12 days of the fall or spring semester (the first eight days of the summer session). Tuition will not be charged . No record of the dropped course will appear on the student's permanent record . 3. After the 12th day of a fall or spring semester (eighth day of the summer session), the instructor ' s signature UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER CORE CURRICULUM The faculty of the colleges of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts established a core curriculum for all undergraduate students. It is the objective of the CU-Denver core curriculum to provide all baccalaureate students with basic intellectual competencies in mathematics, reading, writing , oral communication, information literacy, and critical thinking . Furthermore , the core curriculum promotes an awareness of multicultural diversity . Campus Core College of Business of Liberal Arts Sciences College of Engineering INTELLECTUAL COMPETENCIES1 A English Composition/Oral 9 semester hours from the SAME AS CAMPUS CORE 9 semester hours from the Communication-9 semester hours following courses : following courses : from the following courses: ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I, and CMMU2101-3SpeechMkg. CMMU 2101-3 Speech Mkg. and and and ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I, ENGL 1020-3 Core Comp I, or and either and either *CMMU/ENGL(fC 3154-3 Techn Wtg, ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II and one of the following: or or CMMU 2101-3 Speech Mkg *ENGL 3154-3 Techn Wtg *ENGL 3154-3 Techn Wtg *CMMU 3154-3 Techn Wtg ENGL 2030-3 Core Comp II ENGL 2154-3lntro to Crtv Wtg ENGL 3001-3 Critical Wtg ENGL 3084-3 Adv Comp ENGL 3170-3 Business Wtg ENGL 4190-3 S T : Rhet & Wtg *NOTE: ENGL 3154, T C 3154 & *T C 3154-3 Techn Wtg CMMU 3154 are equivalent B . Mathematics-3 semester hours MATH 1070-3 Any math course or a Completed by fulfilling passing mark on the major requirements . Math Proficiency exam KNOWLEDGE AREAS A. Natural & Physical Sciences-SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE2 Completed by fulfilling 8 semester hours from the major requirements . following courses: BIOL 1550-4 Basic Biology I BIOL 1560-4 Basic Biology II CHEM 1450-4 Real World Chern I CHEM 1460-4 Real World Chern II ENVS 1042-4 lntro to Env. Sci GEOL 1072-4 Phys Geology I GEOL 1082-4 Phys Geology II PHYS 1000-41ntro to Physics PHYS 1052-4 Astronomy I [ 1

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Core Curricu lum 131 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER CORE CURRICULUM (Continued) Campus Core College of Business of Liberal Arts Sciences College of Engineering KNOWLEDG E AREAS (CONTINUED) B. Behavioral Sciences/Social Sciences-9 semester hours from the following courses: At least 3 of the hours must be completed in courses from the Behavioral Scie nces course list , and 3 of the hours completed from the Social Sciences course list. The remaining 3 hours can be from either Behavioral Sciences or Social Sciences. Behavioral Sciences Courses : Students must complete SAME AS CAMPUS COR 3 semester hours from the ANTH 1031-3 Bioi & Cul t Evol PSY 1000-3 or Campus Core Behavioral ANTH 2102-3 Cult & Hum Exp PSY 1005-3 Sciences course list . CMMU 10113 Fund of Comm CMMU 1021-3 Fund Mass Comm PSY 1000-3 Intro to Psych I PSY 1005-3 Intro to Psych II Social Science Courses: Students must complete SAME AS CAMPUS CORE' 6 semester hours in the same ECON 2012-3 Macroeconomics ECON 2012-3 and Social Sciences discipline , selected ECON 2022-3 Microeconomics ECON2022-3 from the following courses : GEOG 1102-3 World Reg Geog ECON 2012-3 and GEOG 2202-3 Natural Hazards ECON2022-3 P SC 1001-3 Intro to Pol Sci or P SC 1101-3 Am Political Sys P SC 1001-3 and SOC 1101-3 Jntro to Sociology p sc 11013 SOC 2462-3Intro to Soc Psych or SOC 1001-3 and SOC2462-3 C. Humanities-6 semester hours SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE' 6 semester hours from the same from the following courses: Humanities discipline , selected HIST 1381-3 Div Paths to Pr I from the following courses : HIST 1382-3 Div Paths to Pr II ENGL 1601-3 and ENGL 2550-3 Masterp . of Lit I ENGL2550-3 ENGL 1601-3 Telling Tales or PHIL 10123 Intro Philosphy HIST 13813 and PHIL 1020-3 Intro Ethics &Soc HIST 1382-3 RUSS 1000-3 RussjRsn:Life /Cult/ Art or PHIL 1012-3 and PHIL 10203 D. Arts-3 semester hours from the SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE' SAME AS CAMPUS CORE following courses : ARTS 1000-3 Arts in Our Time FA 1001-3 Intro t o Art MUS 1001-3 Music Appreciation THTR 1001-3 lntro to Theatre E . Multicultural Diverslty-3 semester SAME AS CAMPUS CORE SAME AS CAMPUS CORE' 3 semester hours from the hours from the following courses : following list in the same ANTH 3142-3 Cult Div in Mod W discipline chosen to meet the ANTH 4200-3 Gender Cr Cult Cntx Social Science or Humanities CMMU 3271-3 Comm &Diversity core curriculum requirement: ECON 3100-3 E c on of Race & Gndr ECON3100-3 ENGL/ETST 3794-3 Ethnic Diversity in American Literature ENGL3794-3 ENGR 3400-3 Technology & Culture HIST3345-3 ETST 3704-3 Culture , Racism &Alienation HIST33453 FA 3110-3 Imaging and Identity PHIL35003 HIST 3345-3lmmigration & Ethnicity PSC3034-3 MGMT 4100-3 Mngng Cultural Diversity PSC3035-3 MUS 3110-3 Soc & Pol lmplctn Mus SOC3020-3 MUS 3111-3 The Amer Voice Revisited or PHIL 3500-3 Ideology & Culture ENGR3400-3 P SC 3034-3 Race , Gendr, Law P SC 3035-3 Pol. Move: Race / Gndr PSY 4485-3 Psych of Cult Divers SOC 3020-3 Race and Ethn in US THTR 3611-3 Drama of Diversity I. All courses must b e completed with a grade of Cor higher . 2 . CLAS students are exem t from the Knowled e Area Courses ln the CU-Denver Core Curriculum defined b p g y their maor. 10/ 96

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32 / General Information is required for all drops . The instruc tor's signature and dean's signature are required for all adds. 4 . After the tenth week of the fall and spring semesters (the fifth week for summer session) any schedule adjust ments require a petition and special approval from the dean's office. 5 . Dropping all courses after the 12th day (eighth in the summer) requires an official withdrawal from the term. No tuition refunds are available. Deadlines for module courses and intensive courses are published in the Schedule of Courses each term . Auditing Courses To qualify as an auditor for fall or spring semester , a student must be 21 years of age or older or approved by the Registrar . Auditors may not be registered for any other University of Colorado courses dur ing the time they are auditing and are not eligible to audit courses if they are under suspension from the University or have outstanding financial obligations to the University . The Records Office does not keep any record of courses audited; there fore, credit for these courses cannot be established . Auditors may attend as many courses as they wish (except those courses with laboratories or where spe cial equipment is used) , provided they have received permission from each instructor . An auditor's card is issued after classes begin . This card should be presented to the instructor when requesting permission to attend a class. Auditors, whether resi dent or nonresident, pay resident tuition for the audited courses during the fall or spring semester for class instruction and library privileges only. Auditors do not receive student parking privileges, and are not eligible for other student services. For more information, contact the Bursar ' s Office . Senior citizens (aged 60 and over) may audit classes at no charge. Contact the Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs at 1250 14th Street , (303) 556-8427. Correspondence Study Correspondence courses are offered by the CU-Boulder Division of Continuing Education . Acceptability toward a degree program should be sought from the stu dent's degree advisor prior to registration . Course Load/Restrictions In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 semester hours (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean of their college or school. Students should petition their aca demic dean. Consult the Individual college or school for specific guidelines as to course load restrictions. Credit By Examination Degree students may take examinations for credit. To qualify for an examination, the student must be formally working toward a degree at CU-Denver, have a grade-point average of at least 2.0, and be currently registered. Examinations are arranged through the Records Office , and a non-refundable fee is charged. Students should contact their degree advising office for credit applicability and approval. No Credit Students may register for a course on a no-credit basis with the consent of their instructor and the dean of their school or college . Students enrolling for no credit are required to pay regular tuition . File the no-credit form in the Records Office before the end of the drop/add period . Students who register for a course on a no-credit basis may not later decide that they want a letter grade . Definition of FullTime and HalfTime Status Individual students receiving financial aid may be required to complete hours In addition to those listed below . The exact requirements for financial aid will be listed in the student's financial aid award letter. FALL AND SPRING: Undergraduates and non-degree graduate students : Full-time . . . . 12 or more semester hours Half-time . . . . . 6 or more semester hours Graduate degree students: Full-time : 5 or more hours 0 hours as candidate for degree 1 or more hours of thesis (not master's reports or thesis preparation) Half-time: 3 or more hours SUMMER (TEN-WEEK TERM): Undergraduates and non-degree graduate students: Full-time . . . . . 8 or more semester hours Half-time . . . . . 4 or more semester hours Graduate degree students: Full-time : 3 or more hours 0 hours as candidate for degree 1 or more hours of thesis (not master's reports or thesis preparation) Half-time : 2 or more hours 3 or more hours of mixed-level classes Classification Notes: Enrollment verification including full time/half-time attendance can be certified after the drop/ add period . Hours for calculating full-time/half-time attendance do not include interinstitu tional hours , nor do they include hours on another CU campus, unless the student is enrolled through concurrent registration . Students receiving veterans benefits should contact the Veterans Affairs coor dinator for definition of full-time status for summer sessions . Individual exceptions to the minimum graduate course load levels are consid ered for financial aid purposes by the Financial Aid Committee . Students must file a writt e n appeal with the Office of Financial Aid. Pass/Fail Procedure I . Students who wish to register for a course on a pass/fail basis must do so during the drop/add period. Changes to or from a pass/fail basis may be made only during the regular drop/add period . 2 . Up to 16 semester hours of regular course work may be taken on a pass/ fail basis and credited toward the bachelor's degree. Only 6 hours of course work may be taken pass/fail in any given semester. [Note: Individual schools and colleges may have addi tional restrictions as to pass/fail credits. See the accompanying chart for an overview.] 3 . Instructors will not be informed of pass/fail registration . All students who register for a pass/fail appear on the regular class roster, and a normal letter grade is assigned by the professor . When grades are received in the Records Office , those registrations with

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a pass/fail designation are automatically converted by the grade application sys tem. Grades of D-and above convert to grades of P . Courses taken pass/fail will be included in hours toward graduation. Pass grades are not Included in a student's grade-point average. An Fgrade In a course taken pass/fail will be included in the grade-point average. 4. Pass/fail registration records are maintained by the Records Office. 5 . Exceptions to the pass /fail regulations are permitted for specified courses offered by the School of Education, the Division of Extended Studies , and Study Abroad Programs. 6 . Graduate degree students can exercise the P IF option for undergraduate courses only . A grade of Pwill not be acceptable for graduate credit to sat isfy any Graduate School requirement. 7 . Students who register for a course on a pass/fail basis may not later decide to receive a letter grade . Each school and college limits the hours and courses for which students may register on a pass/fail basis. Please note: many other institutions will not accept a P grade for transfer credit. SHORT TERM COURSES Courses are also offered in five-week modules, in special weekend courses, and in seminars. Topics in Science modular courses are self-contained units designed to cover specific problems or issues In science . Students should contact the college/school office for information on short-term courses offered each semester. Other Registrations CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT Degree-seeking students who wish to attend two University of Colorado cam puses concurrently must contact their school or college on their home campus. A degree student registered on the Den ver campus may take up to two courses or 6 semester credit hours (whichever is greater) on another CU campus if: I. The student obtains a Concurrent Registration form from the office of the academic dean or the Records Office. 2. The course is a required course for the student's degree (not an elective) and not offered at CU-Denver. 3. The student obtains approval from the academic dean. 4. There is space available at the other (host) campus. PASS/FAIL OPTION RFSfRICfiONS College Business and Administration Engineering and Applied Science Liberal Arts and Sciences General Only non-business electives may be taken pass/fail Required courses may not be taken pass /fail. Upper division humani ties and social sci ences electives are acceptable ; other wise, major depart ment approval is required May be restricted in certain majors; not included in 30 hours of Cor bet ter work required for major . No more than 6 hours P/F any semester 16Hours Maximum Only 6 semester hours maybe taken pass/fail Includes courses taken in the honors program Does not include courses taken in honors, physical education, cooper ative education, and certain teacher cer tification courses; also does not include ENGL 1000 Proficiency Test or MATH IOOOTest Transfer Students Only 6 semester hours maybe taken pass/fail College requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of courses with letter grades Registration I 33 5 . The student pays tuition at CU-Denver (home) campus at CU-Denver rates. 6. The home campus school or college arranges for space in the host campus classes. 7. The concurrent request is processed before the end of the drop/add period on both the host and home campuses. Students may not register for an inde-pendent study course through concurrent registration. Students may not take courses pass/fail or for no credit through concurrent registration. To drop a concurrent course during the host campus drop/add period, arrange the drop at the home campus Records Office. To drop a concurrent course after the end of the host campus drop/add deadline, drop the course at the host campus Records Office . INTERINSTITUTIONAL REGISTRATION CU-Denver degree students may enroll in courses offered by the Community Col lege of Denver , Front Range Community College, and Red Rocks Community Col lege. Students must be enrolled at CU Denver for at least one course during the semester or summer session to be eligible to register interinstitutionally . Registra tion is on a space available basis . Interin stitutional courses are evaluated for transfer credit and are not included in a CU-Denver student's grade-point average . POOLED COURSES AT METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER Certain courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been pooled with similar courses at Metropolitan State Col lege of Denver (MSCD). CU-Denver under graduate students may register for any of the pooled courses listed in the CU Denver Schedule of Courses. Listed below are restrictions that apply to the pooled courses: I. CU-Denver graduate students are not el1gible to register for MSCD pooled courses. 2 . MSCD courses will not be included in the University of Colorado grade-point average. MSCD courses will appear on the University of Colorado transcript and will count in the hours toward graduation. 3 . MSCD courses cannot be used to meet specific course requirements toward the major without prior written approval of the student's dean. 4. CU-Denver students who wish to take non-pooled MSCD classes must apply directly as a non-degree student to

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34 / G e n eral Informat ion MSCD, an d pay tuition and fees to MSCD. Non-pool e d classes will not appear on t he U niv e rsity of Colorado transcript and will not be used in determini n g course loads for financial aid eligibility . Stude n ts may request an MSCD t ranscri p t to be sent to CU-Denver at the end of the term to determine i f c r edit can be transferred . 5 . MSCD com mon pool courses will not satisfy resi dence requirements at CU-Denver. T he last 30 semester hours applied towar d the bac c alaureate degree mu s t b e t ak e n in residence at CU-Denver . 6 . CU-Denver s t ud e n t s taking MSCD common pool c ours e s are subject to the MSCD g radin g policy and student code of co ndu ct. W ithdrawal from the Uni versity To withdraw from the U nivers ity of Colorado at Den ver , students must drop all courses for the seme ster. During the first twelve days of t h e semester ( eight days for the su mm e r ) students must use the telephone reg istration system to drop courses . Cons ult th e Sch e dule of Courses for information on usi ng the telephone registration sys t em . C ourses dropped during this period are n o t recorded on the student's permane nt record . After the twe l fth d ay of the semester (eighth day in the s u m m e r ), through the tenth week (seventh we ek for summer) , students mus t s ubmi t a withdrawal form with the instruct o r ' s a ppro v al. Courses dropped during this period will be recorded on the s tu d ent' s permanent record with a gra d e of" W' . Students seeking to w ithdraw after the tenth week (seve nt h wee k for summer) must petition the assoc iate dean of their school or college . A student w ho s tops attending classes without officially wit hdrawing from the University will r ecei v e grades of "F" for al l course work during that term. Deadlines for droppin g module and intensive courses appear i n the Schedule of Courses. A C ADEMIC POLICIES AND REGULATIONS Student Classification Students are cl assified accord ing to the number of semester hours passed : Freshman 0-29 hours Sophomore 30-59 hours Junior 60-89 hours Senior 90+ hours All trans f e r students will be classified on the same bas i s a c c ording to their hours of credit a ccepted by the University of Colorado . Grading System and Policies The following gradin g system and poli c ies have been standard i zed for all aca demic un it s of t he University . GRADE SYMBOLS The instru ctor i s responsible for what ever grad e symbol (A, B , C, D , F, IF, Jw, or JP) Is to be assi g n ed . Special symbols (NC, W. and • • •) are indica tions of registration or grade s tatus and are not assigned by the instructor. Pass/f ail designations are not assigne d by the i n s tructor but are automatically c onvert ed by the grade applica ti on sys t em, explained under Pass/Fail Pro cedure . Standard G rade s A = s u pe rio r/excellen t A (-)= Quality Points 4 . 0 3 . 7 B(+)= B = good / better than average B() = C(+) = C =compet ent/ average C(-) = D(+)= D = minimum pa ssing D() = F =failing 3 . 3 3 . 0 2 . 7 2.3 2 . 0 1 . 7 1.3 1 . 0 0 . 7 0 . 0 Instruc t o rs may, at their discretion , use the PLUS/MINUS sys tem , but are not required to do s o . IF-incomplete-ch anged to an F if not completed withi n one year. IW-i n c omplet e-changed to a Wit not completed withi n on e year . /P-in progres s -thesis at the graduate level onl y . P!Fpass/fai l P grade is not included In the grade-poi n t a v e rage ; the F grade is included ; up to 16 hours of pass/fail course wor k may be c redited toward a bache lo r ' s degree . HIP I F honors / pass/fail-intended for honor s courses; credit hours count toward the degree but are not included in the grade-point a verage. NCi nd lc ates regis tration on a no-credit basis . Wind !cates withdr awal without credit. ••• Indica t es the final grade roster was not rece i ved b y the time grades were processed. EXPLANATION OF IF AND IW An IF o r /Wi s an incomplete grade . Policies with respect t o IF/IW grades are available in the individual college and school dean ' s offices . Use of the IF or IW is at the option of the cou rse instructor and /or the a c ademic dean ' s office. An IF or /W i s given only when students, for reasons beyond their c ontrol , have been unable to complete course require ments . A substantial amount of work must have been satisfactoril y completed before approval for such a grade is given . The instructor who assigns an IF or /W sets the conditions under which the course work can be completed and the time limit for its completion. The student is expected to complete the requirements within the established deadline and not retake the entire course . It is the instructor ' s and /or the student's decision whether a course should be retaken . If a course is retaken , it must be completed on the Denver campus or in Denver Extended Studies classes . The student must re-register for the course and pay the appropriate tuition . The final grad e (earned by compl e ting the course requirements or by retaking the course ) does not result in deletion of the IF or IW from the transcript. A second entry is poste d on the transcript to show the final grade for the course. At the end of one year , IF and IW grades for courses that are not completed or repeated are changed to an For W, respectiv e l y . Good Academic Standing Good acad e mic standing requires a minimum g rade-point average that is determined by the student's school or col lege . Grad e s e arned at another instituti
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GRADE-POINT AVERAGE The grade-point average (GPA) is com puted by multiplying the credit points per hour (for example, B = 3) by the number of hours for each course, totaling the hours and the credit points, and dividing the total points by the total hours. Grades of P, NC. • • •, W, IP, Iw, and IF are not included in the grade-point average./Fs that are not completed within one year are calculated as Fin theGPA. If a course is repeated, all grades earned are used in determining the grade-point average. Grades received at another insti tution are not included in the University of Colorado GPA Undergraduate and graduate GPAs are calculated separately. Students should refer to their academic dean's office for individual grade-point average calculations as they relate to academ i c progress and graduation from their college or school. Grade R e ports Grade reports are normally available within two weeks after the end of the semester. Grade reports are automatically mailed at the end of each semester to student's permanent mailing addresses. Grades posted to the computer can be heard using the phone system. See the Schedule of Courses for more information . Mid-Ter m Grades Jnstructor . s will assign mid-term grades for certain populations of students . Stu dents who may be in academic difficulty may be contacted and counseled about s upport services available to them. Please note: academic support services are avail able to all students through the Center for Educational Opportunity Programs , NC 2012, (303) 556-2065 , or the Student Advocacy Center , NC 2204, (303) 556-2546. Originalit y of Work ln all academic areas it is imperative that either work be original, or explicit acknowledgment be given for the use of other persons' ideas or language. Students should consult with instructors to learn specific procedures appropriate [or documenting the work of others in given field . Breaches of academic :tonesty can result in disciplinary mea ;ures ranging from lowering of a grade : o permanent compulsory withdrawal rom the University . Graduation Undergraduates. Students should make an appointment with the advising office of their school or college to determine what requ i rements remain for graduation . Students intending to graduate must file a Diploma Card with their school or college during the first week of their graduation term. Students will not be finally certified to graduate until final grades have been evaluated approximately six weeks after the term . After students have been certified to graduate they must reapply to return to CU-Denver. Graduates. Students must file an Application for Candidacy and a Diploma Card with the Graduate Programs on the Denver campus during the first week of their graduation term . Check with the Graduate Programs for more complete information. Students will not be finally certified to graduate until final grades have been evaluated approximately six weeks after the term . After students have been certified to graduate, they must reapply to return to CU-Denver . Commencement . Letters will be mailed in early April to students eligible to participate in the spring commencement . Information will be provided about ordering special display diplomas , being fitted for caps and gowns, and obtaining diplomas and transcripts with the degree recorded . Students graduating at the end of the summer session or the end of the fall semester may participate in the following spring commencement. Official Transcript s The official transcript includes the complete undergraduate and graduate academic record of courses taken at all campus locations or divisions of the University of Colorado. It contains the signature of the registrar and the official seal of the University. Official transcripts are available approx imately three weeks after final exams. A transcript on which a degree is to be recorded is available approximately eight weeks after final exams . On the Denver campus, transcripts may be ordered in person, by FAX (303) 556-4829, or by mail from the Transcript Office, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 167, P.O. Box 173364 , Denver, co 80217-3364. Requests should include the following: 1. Student's full name (include given or other name if applicable) 2. Student number 3 . Birth date Academic Policies and Regulations I 35 4. The last term and campus the student attended 5 . Whether the current semester grades are to be included when a transcript is ordered near the end of a term 6 . Whether the request should be held until a degree is recorded 7 . Agency, college , or individuals to whom transcripts are to be sent. Complete mailing addresses should be included. Transcripts sent to students are labeled "issued to student. " 8. Student's signature. (This is the student's authorization to release the records.) There is no charge for individual official transcripts . Transcripts are prepared only at the student's request. A student with financial obligations to the University that are due and unpaid will not be granted a transcript. Official transcripts require five to seven working days to be generated. Family Educational Rights and Privac y Act Periodically , but not less than annually , the University of Colorado informs stu dents of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act , with which the institution intends to comply fully. The Act was designed to protect the privacy of educa tional records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their educational records , and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings . Students also have the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office (FERPA) concerning alleged failures by the institution to comply with the Act. Local policy explains in detail the procedures to be used by the institution for compliance with the provisions of the Act. Copies of the policy can be found in the library on each of the several campuses of the University of Colorado. The following items of student informa tion have been designated by the Univer sity of Colorado as public or directory information: student name, address , telephone number, dates of attendance , registration status, class, major field of study, awards , honors, degree(s ) con ferred, past and present participation in officially recognized sports and activities, physical factors (height , weight ) of athletes . This information may be dis closed by the University for any purpose at its discretion. 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36 / General Information Act. To withhold disclosure, written notification must be received In the . Records Office on the appropriate campus prior to the end of the drop/add period In the term . Forms requesting the withholding of directory Information are available In the Records Office. The request to withhold disclosure will remain In effect until the student provides written notification to the Records Office. The University of Colorado assumes that when a student falls to request to have directory Information withheld, the stu dent Is Indicating approval for disclosure of Information for that term and following terms until otherwise requested. Questions concerning the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act may be referred to the Records Office, (303) 556-2389. University of Colorado at Denver Confidentiality of Academic Records STIJDENTS: DO have the right to view and inspect their educational records (excluding any financial records of their parents). DO have the right to have Directory Information withheld from all persons or organizations outside the University. Directory Information includes : address, telephone number . dates of attendance, registration status, class , major field of study awards, honors , degree(s) conferred past and present participation in officially recognized sports and activities physical characteristics (height, weight) of athletes PARENTS: DO have the right to obtain the educa tional records of their child only if they provide a signed statement that their son or daughter is a dependent as defined by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service . The Records Office , in CU-Annex 100, (303) 556-2389, has forms available to parents for such requests . Parents are, however, encouraged to obtain final grades with a written approval from the student. UNIVFRSOY OFCOWRADO PFRSONNFL: DO have the right to use educational records of students in the normal exercise of their duties . DO NOT have the right to use educational records of students for employment purposes, for social organizations , for personal reasons, qrJor.other non educational interests, without Written consent of the student. PFRSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS OUI'SIDE TilE UNIVERSOY OF COWRADO: DO have the right to obtain the Directory Information listed above, unless the student has made a request for nondis closure. When the term microfiche or the computer terminal o n -line file of the Student Information System Indicates PRIVATE, Inquirers will be told that no Information can be released without the student's written consent . PFRSONS OR ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING FlNANCIAL AID TO SI1JDENTS: DO have the right to educational records of students only as necessary in determin Ing and enforcing terms of financial aid . PFRSONS IN AN EMERGENCY: DO have the right to obtain confidential academic records necessary to protect the health or safety of students and others, but such Information will only be released by the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, (303) 556-8427 . These regulations are r equired by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (the Buckley Amendment). For further information, please call the Records Office at (303) 556-2389 . Student records will b e released only to the student with current, appropriate Identification or upon written authoriza tion of the student whose records are being requested. SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES Alumni Association The CU-Denver Alumni Association provides programs and services which build a mutually beneficial and enduring relationship among alumni , CUDenver, and their communities . F ounded in 1976, students automatically become members upon graduation. Friends and non-degree former students are also welcome to participate In alumni acti vities . The governing board Is composed of alumni representing all schools and colleges on campus. CU on the Horizon, a newspaper pub lished twice a year, is mailed to all gradu ates . Alumni are invited to attend periodic reunions and/or activities which might Interest them. The Alumni Mack Easton Award, the Alumni Recognition Award, the Alumni Appreciation Award , and the Alumni Legislative Award are bestowed each year at commencement and are sponsored by the Association. A program for alumni use of the campus recreation center Is available through the office, (303) 556-2549. The Alumni Association provides financial support for students through scholarships and academic recognition for students through the Academic Athlete Program. Auraria Book Center Tivoli Student Union (303) 556 3230 Hours : M-Th , 8a.m.-6p.m.; F, 8a. m . 5 p . m . ; Sat, 10 a . m . -3 p.m . Please call for hours during vacation and interim periods. The Auraria Book Centeryour campus store-is located in the historic Tivoli Student Union . The Book Center provides textbooks for the Auraria schools, plus a complete general book department that is especially strong in technical and reference areas. Best sellers , new releases , and gift book selections change frequently, and are often accompanied by displays of special value books on many subjects. For additional savings on general reading books , join theAuraria Book Club at the Customer Service desk. Students need to bring course to locate textbooks . Books are located by school ; subjects are arranged alphabeti cally-departmental abbreviations, with course and section numbers and prices are printed on the shelf tag below . Each title has the designation of Required, Preferred , Optional, or Available. Used textbooks sell for 75 percent of th4 new book price. The Auraria Book Center carries more used textbooks than any other book store in Colorado, but shop early as used books are the first to go . A full refund is given for new and used books accompanied by the receipt and returned within the first three weeks of class for regular semesters and during the first week of class for short terms. Please read the refund policy attached to the receipt. When a course ends , the textbook may still have value and may be bought back by the Book Center . The buy-back policy on used texts is to pay half of the new price on books that will be used again neJ

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semester on this campus. Other texts are purchased at lower percentages. The Auraria Book Center ' s buy-back services are dedicated to its student customers. A validated Auraria student or campus lD is required to complete a buy-back trans action . Books are bought for this campus throughout the semester; however, buy ers from national text book companies are on hand at the end of each semester to purchase used books which may be required at other schools. Campus Computers offers the latest in hardware and software technology. An educational discount is offered to Auraria campus students; a current, validated Auraria ID must be presented at the time of purchase. A full line of computer reference books and accessories is also available as well as calculators and other small electronics. Campus Computers hours are M-Th, 8a. m .-6p. m.; F, 8a.m.-5p.m. ; Sat, 10a . m .-3p.m. Snack-Attack is the convenience store that can be found in the Tivoli Student Union. Here can be found basic school supplies ; sundries ; cold beverages such as iced tea, juices, bottled water, and soda; magazines ; snacks featuring muffins, cookies , chips , and crackers ; breakfast andlunchfoods;healthysnackfoods; a hot dog grill and fountain drinks ; an assort ment of frozen, microwaveable meals , and a microwave oven to heat everything . Snack Attack hours are M-Th, 8 a . m . 6 p.m . ; F, 8 a . m . -5 p .m.; Sat, 10 a.m. -3 p . m . Aurarla Reprographics offers the campus community a wide variety of copying , printing , and graphic services , and has copy centers throughout the campus: Tivoli Copies (303) [556-3702], located in the Tivoli Student Union ; North Copies (303) [556-2291], located in the North Classroom Building ; and Library Copies (303) [556-2571] , located in the Auraria Library. All offer quick and reasonably priced copies, transparencies, reduction/enlargements , laminating, and binding services. Please call individual copy centers for hours and specialty services. A current photo ID is required for purchases paid for by check. The Book Center also accepts MasterCard, VISA, and American Express . The Auraria Book Center is owned by the State of Colorado and supports the Student Bond Fund . Computing, Information and Network Services Computing, Information and Network Services supports computer and network use for both the academic and administra tive communities at CU-Denver. All cen tralized administrative systems are developed, maintained, and prpcessed by University Management Systems In Boulder, with output processing and user support provided by Computing, Information and Network Services In Denver . Denver campus administrative applications are developed, maintained, and processed by Computing, Information and Network Services. Most academic processing Is either done on campus or through one of several networks available through Computing, Information and Network Services. The Denver campus maintains a number of minicomputer systems, Including: two DEC Alpha 2100s, a MlcroVax 3100, a DEC Alpha 3000/400, a SparcStation and DECStation 5000/240. One of the Alpha 2100s an
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38 / General Information and on weekends. Depending upon the student's choice of degree programs , it may be possible to obtain an under graduate degree from CU-Denver by attending only evening and/or weekend classes through Extended Studies. Stu dents are encouraged to contact an aca demic advisor in their chosen discipline or an advisor in the Extended Studies office to discuss the options available to them. 3. Academic suspension. Each academic unit of the University has established its own policies regarding students who are placed on academic suspension. When those policies allow, students on academic suspension may take a cer tain number of credit hours (as estab lished by the appropriate academic unit) through Extended Studies to improve their grade-point averages. Students must check with an academic advisor in their chosen discipline to determine whether this option is open to them . In addition to credit courses, Extended Studies offers a variety of non-credit courses for both personal enrichment and professional credentialing . Practicing professionals in business, engineering, public affairs, architecture and planning, and education are encouraged to contact the appropriate CU-Denver school or college for information on courses applicable to continuing professional education, certification, and licensure. Extended Studies and Professional Development Contacts : College of Architecture and Planning (303) 556-3382 College of Business and Administration (303) 556-5826 School of Education (303) 556-6361 College of Engineering and Applied Science (303) 556-4907 College of Uberai Arts & Sciences (303) 556-2735 Graduate School of Public Affairs (303) 556-5970 University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. The chief goal of the University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. is to advance the University of Colorado's mission to educate tomorrow's citizens, to expand knowledge through significant research, and to serve Colorado through civic minded commitments . The University's academic leadership establishes priorities for private support. Professional fundraisers generate interest and enthusiasm for the University, recruit and organize volunteers, solicit gifts , and assist donors in gift planning. Established in 1967 as an independent, privately governed, ' nonprofit corpora tion, the CU Foundation raises and manages private funds to benefit students and faculty by raising funds for scholar ships, enriching academic programs, purchasing equipment, and upgrading facilities. In 1981, the CU Foundation established a Denver campus office. Office of International Education The University of Colorado at Den ver, through Its Office of International Education (OlE), provides a variety of international programs, educational opportunities, and services for interna tional and domestic students, overseas scholars, faculty, staff, and the greater Denver community . OlE arranges student study abroad programs, expedites the exchange of students and faculty, hosts international visitors, promotes special relationships with foreign universities, and advises graduate students and faculty for Fulbright scholarships. OlE also functions as a recruiting, retention, and advisory office for international students. The office coordinates many services for international students before and after they have been accepted to CU-Denver, including: new student orientation , visa and INS advice , and help for those International students who need assistance with a variety of questions and difficulties. OlE seeks to increase community awareness of i nternational issues by sponsoring lectures and programs open to the general public . The goals of OlE are to raise international awareness on the CU-Denver campus and, in particular , to provide an opportunity for ail students to gain the global competency needed in today's interdependent world. ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Each of the schools and colleges at CU Denver provides international opportuni ties for students (please see individual school and college descriptions in this catalog). The International Affairs Pro gram in the College of Uberal Arts and Sciences is an interdisciplinary program open to all undergraduates . Students may pursue an individually structured major, minor, or certificate in International Affairs, where they are given the maxi mum opportunity to design their own per sonalized course of study in cooperation with International Affairs faculty advisors . See International Affairs under the College of Uberai Arts and Sciences in this catalog for further details , or contact an advisor in the Office of International Education . The College of Business and Adminis tration and Graduate School of Business Administration offer a number of courses in various aspects of international busi ness . These courses can be taken on a selective basis . Alternatively , a set of courses can be taken to achieve an Area of Emphasis in International Business in connection with a bachelor ' s degree or in connection with an M .B.A. A new program , the Master of Science in International Business (M.S.I.B.), enables students to earn a graduate degree in Business with an international specialization. Course requirements for both the undergraduate Areas of Emphasis and the M.S.I.B. are described i n thi s catalog under the College of Business/Graduate School of Business . For more information , students interested in i nternational business stud ies should contact an advisor in the Col lege of Business or the Graduate School of Business. STUDY ABROAD OlE provides information and advising for students wishing to make international study a part of their college experience. Currently, OlE is working with the colleges and departments of CU-Denver to create and facilitate study abroad and travelstudy opportunities . Study abroad opportunities vary in length from two weeks to one year . Short term programs over the winter break include two weeks in Russia, for which students earn three credit hours studying Russian culture and fine arts, or three weeks in Nepal , earning s i x credit hours i n anthropology. Students can also study language for three to six weeks in China , France, Germany , Ireland , Mexico , Nepal , or Russia in the summer . More traditional semester or year abroad programs exist in destinations like: Australia, China , England , France , Germany , Mexico , Nepal , Sweden , and Russia . Discipline-oriented summer travel study opportunities include a variety of architecture, fine arts, modern languages, and anthropol ogy programs. New programs are offered annually . Students are enrolled at CU-Denver while studying in OlE overseas programs . Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to visit the Study Abroad Coordinator at the Office of International Education to receive additional informa-

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tion and applications , and to learn about current study abroad offerings . INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVISING AND SUPPORT SERVICES All international students must meet with the International Student Advisor in OlE upon arrival in Denver to have visas and other paperwork reviewed and copied. OlE realizes that the first few months in a new country and a new city are particularly difficult for international students. OlE provides a friendly ear and a place to ask questions and express concerns about all kinds of issues, includIng U . S . social custo ms and other such concerns . OlE also provides an avenue for communicating with other CU-Denver international students by sponsoring international student clubs and social activities. GRADUATE STUDENT AND FACULTY FULBRIGHT INFORMATION OlE serves as th e University clearing house for information on the Fulbright graduate student fellowships and faculty visiting lectureships at foreign universities . CONFERENCES AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES During the year, OlE sponsors a number of guest lectures , small conferences , and special seminars focused on topics of current international interest. Most of these activities are open to the public as well as the CU-Denver community . OlE works closely with West High School , the Denver Public School System magnet >chool for International Studies . OlE is llso an active participant in a number )f Denver community international pro and events . More information about these and other >rograms is availabl e from the OlE. Phone: (303) 556-3489 Fax : (303) 556-4562 Office : CU-Denver Building , Director : Advisor: Suite 140 Lawrence Bell Joyce Espinosa Study Abroad Coordinator : Troy Peden Student Services 1URARIA CHILD CARE CENTER (303) 556-3188. The Auraria Child Care enter serves the child care needs of uraria's students, staff, and faculty by roviding highquality early childhood jucation and care programs. The newly enlarged Child Care Center is located on the southwest corner of the campus . Its programs are consistently recognized by the educational community for their high-quality early childhood care and education. Developmentally appropriate practices for young children guide the educational programs that are provided. Curriculum planning is flexible and based on children's interests . Experiences are planned in accordance with "Key Experi ences" adapted from the High/Scope Cog nitively Oriented Curriculum. Supervising teachers in the Child Care Centers are all degreed teachers meeting the certification guidelines of the National Academy of Early Childhood programs. Children aged 12 months to 12 years are served at the Center. The Center also has a fully accredited kindergarten program . Hours: M-F, 7a.m.-6p.m . DISABILITY SERVICES OFFICE Arts Building, Room 177, (303) 556-8387. This office provides the following academic support services to students who have physical , learning, or psychiatric/emotional disabilities : Adaptive computer lab Advocacy Disability-related counseling Notetakers Orientation for incoming students Priority registration Resource and referral library Sale of handicap parking permits Sign language and oral interpreters Taped textbooks Testing accommodation EMMANUEL GALLERY Located next to southwest corner of PE Bldg . , (303) 556-8337. The Emmanuel Gallery hosts exhibits of students, faculty, and nationally known artists. Stop in for a relaxing break. Gallery hours are lla. m . to 5p.m., M-F. TIVOLI STUDENT UNION AND SHOPS Tivoli Administration, Room 311, (303) 556-6330. The Tivoli Student Union, located at 9th and Auraria Parkway, is one of the newest additions to the Auraria Campus. Inside this historic building, which was once a brewery, students will find a vast array of retail shops and restaurants, as well as the Auraria Book Center ; copy center, hair salon, travel agency, and the Tivoli AMC 12 Theatres. Visit the Tivoli Student Union Web site. http: / /www. tivoli.org Special Programs and Facilities I 39 Also housed in the Tivoli Student Union are the Club Hub , Conf e r e nc e Services, ID Program / Commuter S e rvice s, a nd Sigi's Pool Hall and Arcade. Information Desk/Housing Services. Located on second floor lobby , (303) 556-6329 . Information on Tivoli Student Union hours, locations, events, and services can be found here, as well as informa tion about the Auraria Campus and Den ver community . In addition , information about off-campus housing is provided here, including referrals, apartment complex lists , Denver street ind exes, bike path maps , and a courtesy phone . Club Hub, Room 346, (303) 556-8094 . This uniquely designed club space on the third floor of the Tivoli features work space for over 60 clubs , mailboxe s for campus clubs, a limit ed number of lockers, club bulletin boards, meeting rooms, and lounge area for larger group meetings. This office works closely with the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board (SACAB), the Student Union Advisory Board (SUAB), and the Student Activities/Life offices . Tivoli Conference Services, Room 315, (303) 556-2755 . Through the Conference Services office , Tivoli meeting rooms and conference space can be reserved for non-academic purposes including meetings, weddings, and receptions . The conference service department has three caterers to choose from for all catering needs. ID Program/Commuter Services, Room 243, (303) 556-8385 . Auraria students can have their I. D. cards made here, which are necessary for parking in some campus lots and checking out library books . Student ID's also serve as an RTD bus pass. The lounge provides lockers, RTD bus maps, ride boards, pop machine , and a place to unwind . Sigi's Pool Hall and Arcade, Room 156, (303) 556-3645 . Sigi's, named after the founder of the Tivoli Brewery, Moritz Sigi, houses 31 video game machines, 12 billiard tables, and one snooker table . Sigi's is open to the entire Auraria Campus population as well as the public . The student-friendly atmosphere encour ages community socialization and relaxation. Ticket Service, Room 261C, (303) 556-3315. Tickets for campus events may be purchased here. The Tivoli Ticket Service is also an authorized Ticket master outlet .

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40 / Genera/In formation AND INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH, SERVICE, AND TRAINING Center for Applied Psychology (for information see Psychology in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog) Center for Collaborative .Educational Leadership (for information see the School of Education section in this catalog) Center for Computational Mathematics ( for information see Mathematics in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catal o g) Center for Environmental Sciences (for information see Environmental Sciences in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog) Center for Ethics and Community (for info r mation see Philosophy in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog) Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy (for information see Economics in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog) Colorado Center for Community Development The Colorado Center for_ Community Development provides technical , educa tional , and applied research assistance to organizations, neighborhoods, and communities that cannot afford or do not have access to professional services . The Center targets its assistance efforts on rural small towns, low income and/ or minority communities, and non traditional, community-based service or development organizations. Expansive Soil Research Center (for information see the College of Engi neering and Applied Science section in this catalog) Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Polit1cs (for information see Political Science in the Liberal Arts and Sciences section in this catalog) Institute for International Business (for information see the College of Business and Administration section in this catalog) National Veterans Training Institute The Institute provides . a series of training courses to further develop and enhance the professional skills of the Job Service 's national network of veterans employment and training representatives who deliver services to America's veter ans . The NVTI's Resource Center provides materials and information to trainees and other service providers on topics supporting their professional efforts. The Institute is operated as a joint effort of CU-Denver and the U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans Emp l oyment and Training Service . TeleMedia Center (for information see the College of Engi neering and Applied Science section in this catalog) Transportation Research Center (for information see the College of Engi neering and Applied Science section in this catalog) UNIVERSITY POLICIES EEO/ AA/Title IX/ Americans with Disabilities Act The University of Colorado at Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its work force and its student body. Diversity among faculty , staff, administra tors , and students is essential to educa tional excellence and to accomplishing CU-Denver's mission . D i versity among faculty , staff, and administrators provides role models and mentors for students, who will become future leaders in academe and in the larger society , and ensures that a broad array of experiences and world views will inform and shape teaching, research, service, and decision making at CU-Denver. As the onl y public university serving the Denver metropolitan area, CU-Denver recognizes, acknowledges, and accepts its central role in education to employ , retain, and advance in emplo yment qualified applicants and employees , and to admit, retain, and advance in education qualified applicants and students regard less of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability , or veteran status. For information, contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, CU-Denver Bldg., Suit e 700, (303) 556-2550, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (30 3) 556-2678, e-mail: mfenili@castle . cudenver.edu Program Access for Persons with Disabilities The Univer sity of Colorado at Denver is committed to providing reasonable accommodation and access to programs and services to persons with disabilities . Any person requiring accommodation in order to access programs and services, either on or off the campus, should request accommodation from the individual or office responsible for providing the program or service . This request should be made in a timely fashion to allow the individual or office adequate opportunity to provide reason able accommodation. The time frame for notification will vary according to the circumstances and the nature of the accommodation. For further information or for assistance in obtaining reasonable accommodation , contact the Om buds Officer, CU-Denver Building, Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (303) 556-2678, email:ombuds@carbon.cudenver.edu Ombuds Office The Om buds Office helps to enhance the clarity and dissemination of informa tion, to simplify decision making and communication, to assist with the process of change and with adjustment to change, and to improve understanding among students, faculty, staff , and administrators The Om buds Office provides informa tion about programs , policies, services, and procedures affecting members of the University community; makes referrals to appropriate state, CU system, and CU-Denver resources; serves as consultar In the preparation and review of policies and procedures; and assists in the solutio of problems and the resolution of dispute

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Om buds Office services do not replace or circumvent existing channels , but help them work more effectively. Ombuds Office services are informal, impartial, confidential , and independent of administrative authorities. The issues and identities of persons who consult with the Om buds Office are not divulged to anyone without express permission to do so, except to the extent by law. For further information or assistance, contact the Om buds Officer, CU-Denver Bldg., Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204, FAX (303) 556-2678 , e-mail: ombuds@carbon . cudenver.edu Sexual Harassment The University of Colorado at Denver is a collegial academic community whose mission requires an open learning and working environment for students, faculty , staff, and administrators. An open learning and working environment values and protects individual dignity and the integrity of human relationships. CU )enver' s educational process is based 1pon mutual trust, freedom of inquiry , reed om of expression , and the absence >f intimidation and exploitation. As a >lace of work and study, CU-Denver must >e free of inappropriate and disrespectful :on duct and communication of a sexual 1ature , of sexual harassment, and of all xms of sexual intimidation and exploita lon. Such behavior is reprehensible ecause it subverts the mission of CUIenver , poisons the environment, and 1reatens the careers, educational Kperiences, and well-being of students, tculty, staff, and administrators. It is a violation of CU-Denver's Sexual arassment Policy for anyone who is 1thorized to recommend or take action i fecting faculty, staff, students, or admintrators to make any unwelcome sexual ivances , to request sexual favors, or , engage in any other verbal or physical mduct of a sexual nature when (1) tbmission to such conduct is made ther explicitly or implicitly a term or •ndition of an individual's employment status in a course, program, or activity; ) submission to or rejection of such nduct is used as the basis for employ ent or educational decisions affecting at individual ; or (3) such conduct has or effect of unreasonably . erfering with an individual's work rformance or educational experience , creates an intimidating , hostile , or ensive environment for working or rning. For further information, contact the Sexual Harassment Officer, CU-Denver Bldg. , Suite 700, (303) 556-4493, TTY (303) 556-6204 , FAX (303) 556-2678 , e-mail : mfenili@castle.cudenver.edu University Policy on Drugs and Alcohol The University of Colorado at Denver recognizes the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol, and is committed to providing a drug-free educational environment and drug-free workplace which the research, teaching , and seTVIce mtsston of the University. This Denver Campus policy statement on drugs and alcohol is designed to address the University's concerns about substance abuse and to ensure the CU-Denver community complies with the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (the "Drug-Free Workplace Act") and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (the " Drug-Free Schools Act"). These Acts require the University, as a recipient of federal funds, to take measures to combat the abuse of drugs and alcohol. The continuation of federal financial support for our campus' students as well as our academic programs and support services programs, is based upon compliance with these statutes and their regulations. The University of Colorado at Denver Policy on Drugs and Alcohol prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of any controlled substance (illicit drugs of any kind or amount) and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees on University property or as part of any of its activities. This prohibition covers any actions which are part of any Umversity activities, including those occurring while on University property or in the conduct of University business away from the campus. It is a violation of University policy for any member of the faculty, staff, or. student body to jeopardize the operation or interest of the University of Colorado at Denver through the use of alcohol or drugs. Those individuals found to be in violation are engaged in serious misconduct and are subject to legal sanctions under local, state, or federal law, and are also subject to disciplinary action consistent with the Code of Student Conduct, the Faculty Handbook (1988), applicable rules of the State Personnel System, and the University's Unclassified Staff Handbook. Sanctions that will be imposed by the University Policies / 41 University of Colorado at Denver for employees who are found to be in tion of this policy may include requmng satisfactory participation in a abuse treatment, counseling, or education program as a condition of . employment, suspension or termmat10n of employment, and referral for prosecu tion. To acquaint members of the CU Denver community with the applicable laws, the University Counsel has prepared a description of local , state, and federal Jaws concerning drugs and alcohol. This information is available for direct immediate 24-hour per day access by computer to all students, faculty , and staff on the World Wide Web CU-Denver Homepage , located under Administrative Offices, Center for Human Resources, UCD-HR Administra tive Documents/Memos . The World Wide Web address for a copy of the Chancel lor's policy statement is: http:/ fwww.cudenver.edu/publlc/chr/ chancdr.html The World Wide Web address for expanded information on Sub_stance Abuse Prevention Resources 1s: http:/ fwww.cudenver.edu/publlc/chr/ er.html All University faculty and staff members as well as any students employed at the University, acknowledge they will , as a condition of their employment , abide by the terms of this University of Colorado at Denver policy . In addition, any employee who is convicted of a violation of any crim inal drug law occurring in the workplace must report that conviction to his or her immediate supervisor within five days. The Drug-Free Workplace Act makes strict compliance with this policy statement a condition of employment on all federal grants and contracts. Within ten days of learning of a drug conviction from workplace activities of any indiVIdual engaged in work under grants or contracts funded by a federal agency, of Colorado at Denver is required to notify the relevant funding agency that a viola tion of this policy statement has occurred. Students and University employees are encouraged to learn about the dangers of substance and alcohol abuse, and may obtain more detailed information about treatment and counseling options avail able to the University community. This preventive Information is available for direct and immediate 24-hour per day access by computer to all students, faculty , and staff on the World Wide Web CU-Denver Homepage, located under Administrative Offices , Center for Human Resources, UCD-HR Administrative Documents/Memos . The World Wide

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42 / Genera/Information Web address for expanded information on Substance Abuse Prevention Resources is: http://www.cudenver.edu/publlc/chr/ er.html University employees may also contact the Center for Human Resources [CO Denver Building, Suite 830, (303) 556-2868] for more information regarding resources, programs, and services that are available. CO-Denver students may contact the Counseling Center at (303) 556-2815, (Central Classroom, Room 203), or the Student Health Center at (303) 556-3132, (Plaza Bldg . , Room 140) for confidential information and/or referrals. Information may also be obtained by calling the National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline at 1-800-662-HELP or the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information at 1-301-468-2600. Academic Honor Code and Discipline Policies ACADEMIC INTEGRITY A university's reputation is built on a standing tradition of excellence and scholastic integrity . As members of the University of Colorado at Denver aca demic community, faculty and students accept the responsibility to maintain the highest standards of intellectual honesty and ethical conduct in completing all forms of academic work at the University. FORMS OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY Students are expected to know , understand, and comply with the ethical standards of the University. In addition, students have an obligation to inform the appropriate official of any acts of academic dishonesty by other students of the University. Academic dishonesty is defined as a student's use of unauthorized assistance with intent to deceive an instructor or other such person who may be assigned to evaluate the student's work in meeting course and degree requirements. Examples of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, the following : A. Plagiarism Plagiarism is the use of another per son's distinctive ideas or words without acknowledgement . The incorporation of another person's work into one's own requires appropriate identification and acknowledgement, regardless of the means of appropriation. The following are considered to be forms of plagiarism when the source is not noted: 1. Word-for-word copyi n g o f another person ' s ideas or words 2. The mosaic (the interspe r sing of one ' s own words here and there while, in essence , copying another's work) 3. The paraphrase (the rewriting of another's work , yet still using their fundamental idea or theory) 4 . Fabrication (inventing or counterfeiting sources) 5. Submission of another ' s work as one's own 6. Neglecting quotation marks on material that is otherwise acknowledged Acknowledgement is not necessary when the material used is common knowledge . B. Cheating Cheating involves the possession, communication, or use of information , materials, notes, study aids, or other devices not authorized by the instructor in any academic exercise, or communica tion with another person during such an exercise . Examples of cheating are : 1. Copying from another ' s paper or receiving unauthorized assistance from another during an academic exercise or in the submission of academic material 2 . Using a calculator when its use has been disallowed 3. Collaborating with another student or students during an academic exercise without the consent of the instructor C. Fabrication and Falsification Fabrication involves inventing or counterfeiting information , i.e., creating results not obtained in a study or labora tory experiment . Falsification , on the other hand, involves the deliberate alter ation or changing of results to suit one ' s needs in an experiment or other academic exercise . D. Multiple Submission This is the submission of academic work for which academic credit has already been earned, when such sub mission is made without instructor authorization. E. Misuse of Academic Materials The misuse of academic materials includes, but is not limited to, the following : 1. Stealing or destroying library or refer ence materials or computer programs 2. Stealing or destroying another student' ! notes or materials, or having such materials in one' s possession without the owner ' s permission 3. Receiving assistance in locating or using sources of information in an assignment when such assistance has been forbidden by the instructor 4 . Illegitimate possession , disposition, or use of examinations or answer keys to examinations 5 . Unauthorized alteration , forgery , or falsification of academic records 6. Unauthorized sale or purchase of examinations , papers , or assignments F. Complicity in Academic Dishonesty Complicity involves knowingly con tributing to another ' s acts of academic dishonesty. PROCEDURES IN CASES OF SUSPECTED ACADEMIC DISHONESTY All matters of academic policy, includ ing academic dishonesty, are under the jurisdiction of each of the University ' s schools and colleges pursuant to Article IX2. B and Article VI.C of the Laws of the Regents . Accordingly , each school and college has established procedures for addressing matters of academic dishon esty and for determining the severity and consequences of each infraction. Students should contact their school or college for standards and/or procedures specific to their school or college . As a general rule , all school and college procedures contain the following requirements and provisions : A. Faculty, staff members, or students m< submit charges of academic dishones1 against students. A student who has evidence that another student is of academic dishonesty should inform the instructor or the dean of the of the charge in writing . B. A faculty member who has evidence that a student is guilty of academic dishonesty should confront the stude with the evidence . In cases of academ dishonesty, the faculty member has tt author ity to reprimand the student appropriately, which could include the issuance of a failing grade (F) . If th faculty member elects to reprimand the student for academic dishonesty by issuing a failing grade, the faculty member shall submit a written report to the dean of the appropriate college within five (5) working days . The repc shall include, but is not limited to , the

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time , place, nature of the offense(s) , the name( s) of the accused, the name( s) of the accuser(s), and witnesses (if any). U the faculty member feels that her /his reprimand i s an Insufficient sanction for a particular case of aca demic dishonesty , the faculty member may recommend to the dean of the appropriate college that further action betaken. C. In cases where the f aculty member has recommended further action in a case of academic dishonesty, the dean or a designated committee shall sched ule a disciplinary hearing as soon as possible . The student(s) accused of academic dishonesty shall be notified In writing of the specific charge(s ). The student(s) also has (have) the right to have a representative present for advice , and to be present during the proceedings . The student(s) must notify the dean of the appropriate college five (5) working days before the hearing of the intent to have legal counsel present at the hearing . > . The dean or the designated committee may take any of the following actions: • Place the student(s) on disciplinary probation for a specified period of time • Suspension of registration at CU Denver , including Extended Studies , for a specified per iod of time • Expulsion : No opportunity to return to the school or college in which the infraction occurred • Take no further action against the student(s) A record of the action taken shall be kept in the committee's confidential file and a copy sent to the Registrar In all cases, the student(s) shall be notified of the dean ' s or committee ' s decision within seven (J) working days . If a student wishes to appeal a case, the student should request the procedures for doing so from his or her school or college. Students who are taking courses at the University of Colorado at Denver , but are enrolled at one of the other educa tional institutions on the Auraria cam pus and are charged with academic dishonesty , are subject to the same :edures and sanction s outlined above . IMMARY regarding academic Integrity )Uld be directed to the dean ' s office of ! college or school I n which the student !nrolled . Code of Student Conduct (Student Rights and Responsibilities and Procedures for Disciplinary Review and Action) STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR WHICH ACTION MAY BE TAKEN IF A VIOLATION OCCURS All persons on University property are required, for reasonable cause, to identify themselves when requested by University or Aurarla Public Safety officials acting in the performance of their duties . Acting through its administrative officers , the University reserves the right to exclude those posing a danger to University per sonnel or property and those who Inter fere with its function as an educational institution. All persons on CU-Denver/Auraria prop erty who are not students or employees of the University are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct applicable to Univer sity students and to abide by University policies and campus regulations . The behaviors outlined below will not be tolerated , because they threaten the safety of individuals and violate the basic purpose of the University and the per sonal rights and freedoms of its members . 1. Intentional obstruction, disruption , or Interference with teaching, research, disciplinary proceedings , or other University activities , including its public service and administrative functions or authorized activities on the CU-Denver / Auraria prem i ses. 2. Willful obstruction or Interference with the freedom of movement of students, school officials , employees, and invited guests to all facilities of the CU Denver / Auraria campus. 3. Physical abuse of any person on property owned or controlled by the CU-Denver/ Auraria Higher Education Center or at functions sponsored or supervised by the University , or con duct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person. 4 . Verbal or physical harassment and/or hazing in all forms , which includes , but is not limited to, striking , laying hands upon , threatening with violence , or offering to do bodily harm to another person with intent to punish or injure ; or other treatment of a tyrannical , abusive , shameful , Insulting , or humiliating nature . (This includes , but is not limited to, demeaning behavior of an ethnic , sexist , or University Policies I 43 racist nature , unwanted sexual advances , or intimidations.) 5 . Prohibited entry to or use of CU Denver/Auraria facilities, defined as unauthorized entry or use of CU-Den ver / Auraria property or facilities for illegal purposes or purposes detrimen tal to the University . 6 . Forgery, fraud (to include computer fraud) , falsification , alteration , or use of University documents , records , or instruments of identification with intent to gain any unentitled advantage. 7 . Theft or damage to CU-Denver / Aurarla property and the private property of students, University officials , employ ees, and invited guests when such property is located upon or within CU-Denver/Aurarla buildings or facili ties . This includes the possess i on of known stolen property. 8. Possession of firearms , explosives, or other dangerous weapons or materials within or upon the grounds , buildings, or any other facilities of the CU-Denver I Auraria campus. This policy shall not apply to any police officer or other peace officer while on duty authorized by the University , or others authorized in writing by the Chief of the Auraria Public Safety or designee . (A dangerous weapon is an Instrument that is designed to or likely to produce bodily harm. Weapons may include , but are not limited to , firearms , explosives , BB guns, slingshots, martial arts devices, brass knuckles , Bowie knives , daggers or similar knives , or switchblades . A harmless instrument designed to look like a firearm , explosive , or dangerous weapon which is used by a person to cause fear in or assault on another per son is expressly included within the meaning of the terms firearms , sive , or dangerous weapon.) 9 . Sale, distribution , use, possession , or manufacture of illegal drugs within or on the grounds , buildings, or any other facilities of the CU-Denver/Auraria campus. lO. Physical restriction , coercion , or harassment of any person; significant theft ; sale/manufacture of illegal drugs (includes possession of a sufficient quantity with intent to sell) ; damage , theft, or unauthorized possession of University property; or forgery , falsifi cation , alteration , or use of University documents , records , or instruments of Identification to gain any unentitled advantage.

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44 / General Information UNIVERSITY STANDARDS AND CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS As a member of the University commu nity, you are held accountable not only for upholding civil and criminal laws, but University standards as well. Enrollment does not confer either immunity or spe cial consideration with reference to civil and criminal laws . Disciplinary action by the University: will not be subject to chal lenge or postponement on the grounds that criminal charges involving the same incident have been dismissed, reduced, or are pending in civil or criminal court. In addition, the University reserves the right to pursue disciplinary action if a stu dent violates a standard and withdraws from the University before administrative action is final. USE OF UNIVERSITY/AURARIA PROPERTY OR FACILITIES Nothing in this Code of Conduct shall be construed to prevent peaceful and orderly assembly for the voicing of concerns or grievances . The University is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge through a free exchange of ideas, and this shall be a cardinal principle in the determination of whether or not a proposed use of University facilities is appropriate. The Auraria Higher Education Center has established campus regulations and procedures governing the use of CU Denver 1 Auraria grounds, buildings, and other facilities. Such regulations are designed to prevent interference with University functions and activities. Except where otherwise specifically authorized, or when members of the public are invited, the use of CU-Denver/ Auraria facilities shall be limited to faculty , staff, and students of the CU-Denver/ • Auraria campus, and to organizations having chapters, local groups, or other recognized University-connected repre sentation among faculty, staff, or students of the three academic institutions on the Auraria campus . CLASSROOM CONDUCT Students are expected to conduct themselves appropriately in classroom situations. If disruptive behavior occurs in a classroom, an instructor has the authority to ask the disruptive student to leave the classroom. Should such disorderly or disruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Public Safety and/or the appropriate Dean's office. The appropri ate Dean or his/her representative may withdraw a student from a particular class for disruptive behavior, while the Student Discipline Committee may recommend to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs to suspend, permanently expel, and/or permanently exclude the student from the campus . Appeal questions concerning disruptive behavior should be directed to the Academic Dean's office when withdrawal from a class is involved, and to the Director of Student Life when suspension or expulsion from the University is involved. NON-ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE POLICIES Violations of Standards of Conduct should be reported to the Director of Student Life during working hours. Auraria Public Safety should be contacted during non-duty hours. If a violation occurs on campus and it is not in a specific building, Auraria Public Safety and/or the Director of Student Life should be contacted. If emergency help is needed when on campus, contact Auraria Public Safety; for help off campus, contact the Denver Police. Actions available to campus officials include , but are not limited to: asking those involved in inappropriate behavior to cease and desist; requesting offender(s) to leave the Auraria campus; denying or restricting use of facilities or services; calling Auraria Public Safety for assistance ; billing offender(s) for any physical damages; pressing civil charges; and referring student(s) to the Director of Student Life. The chart that follows illustrates the overall structure involved . DISCIPLINE STRUCTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER 1. Violatiorrs observed may be resolved by any of the following: • University departments such as: a. Admissions b. Student Union c . University/Auraria Public Safety d. Financial Aid e. Veterans Affairs • Faculty/Staff • Students • Non-University Members 2. If violation warrants further attention, contact: • Director of Student Life a. If student(s) desire(s) a review by the Director of Student Life. Academic dishonesty discipline falls under the jurisdiction of the individual colleges and schools. b . If violation warrants possible suspension or expulsion. • Student Discipline Committee 3 . Final review (may request only in case of suspension/expulsion) by Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. STUDENT LIFE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES When one of the ten Standards of Conduct listed in this code is violated , th student may be referred to the Director of Student Life. Any person may refer a student or student group suspected of violating this code to the Director of Student Life. Persons making such referrals will be asked to provide information pertinent to the case . The Director of Student Life will make a determination as to the seriousness of the case. This will be done in most situations by asking the student(s) involved in the case to come in for an administrative interview to determine what actions, if any, will be taken by the University. Students will be notified in writing of the results of such administrative reviews. The Director of Student Life has the authority to: 1. Dismiss the case . 2. Take no further action other than talking with the accused student( s ). 3. Issue a University warning (a stateme that a student's behavior has been inappropriate, and any further violati of University rules will result in stron1 disciplinary action). 4. Place the student on disciplinary probation, a violation of the terms of which could result in suspension or expulsion from the University . 5 . Refer cases to the Student Discipline Committee when the above sanctionl are determined to be inadequate. 6 . Take other actions , including but not limited to counseling, insuring the violator(s) provide(s) compensation for theft or damage, and/or placing stops on registration. STUDENT DISCIPLINE COMMITTE ! POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Disciplinary proceedings shall be conducted as administrative proceedin and not as judicial proceedings. The University is not a part of the judicial branch of state government. The University has authority to promulgatE and enforce internal rules of behavior that shall be administered in a fair and impartial manner in harmony with its educational objectives and administra

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nature . As part of the administrativ e nature of the comm ittee's proceedings , fundamental rules of fairness will be followed. Copies of these procedures are available in the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. This committee , composed of students , faculty , and staff members , makes the decision whether students charged with violations of the student conduct code may continue to attend the University of Colorado at Denver . The Student Discipline Committee has the authority to: 1. Dismiss the case . 2 . Take no action other than talk i ng with the accused student. 3. Issue a University warning (a s t atement that a . student's behavior has been inappropriate , and further violation of University rules will result in stronger disciplinary action) . 4 . Place the student on disciplinary probation, a violation of the terms of which could result in suspension or expulsion from the University . 5 . Recommend suspension of a student from the University for disciplinary reasons. This suspension may be for various lengths of time ranging from one semester to an indefinite period of time. After the period of disciplinary suspension has expired, a student may apply in writing to have the notation on the student's record removed . i. Recommend expulsion of a student from the University ; notation on the student's record will be kept perma nently. When a student is suspended or expelled for disciplinary reasons , an additional sanction may Include being excluded from the Aurarla campus . . Take other actions , i ncluding but not limited to counseling, insuring the violator(s) provide(s) compensat ion for theft or damage , and/or placing stops on registration. Student(s) must be notified in writing 'the disciplinary action taken within five 0days. EVIEW PROCEDURES A student may submit a request to view the recommendation of suspen >n or expulsion by the Student Discil ne Committee within seven (7) working , ys to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for : ademic and Student Affairs . Except in ses involving the exercise of t he power summary suspension (see below) , the 11ctions of suspension or expulsion for ; ciplinary reasons shall be effective ly after the administrative review by the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs has been exhausted or waived . The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs decision shall be in writing to the student(s), with a copy to the Student Discipline Committee . Copies of review procedures may be obtained from the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs . SUMMARY SUSPENSION Summary suspension is a suspension from the University which begins Immedi ately upon notice from the appropriate University official without a formal hear ing by the Student Discipline Committee . A hearing before the Student Discipline Committee is then scheduled as soon as possible (usually within seven calendar days ) to determine the disposition of the case. Summary suspension may also include a physical exclusion from the campus if deemed necessary. The Chancellor and /or a Vice Chan cellor has (have ) the authority to suspend summarily any student when in their opinion(s) such suspension is necessary to : 1. Maintain order on the campus. 2. Preserve the orderly functioning of the University . 3. Stop interference in any manner with the public or private rights of citizens on CU-Denver / Aurarla owned or con trolled property. 4 . Stop actions that are threatening to the health or safety of any person . 5 . Stop actions that are destroying or damaging property of the CU-Denver / Auraria campus , its students, faculty , staff , or guests . PERMANENT RECORD NOTATIONS While disciplinary proceedings are pending or contemplated , a temporary hold may be placed on the student's academic record. It will not be released until all actions and appeal procedures have been completed or finalized by the University . Only In those cases where suspension , deferred suspension , or permanent expulsion results from disciplinary action will notations be placed on the academic record. RELEASE OF DISCIPLINARY INFORMATION Access to any student's academic transcript or disciplinary file shall be governed by provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 197 4. Only the student charged or those University Policies I 45 University officials who have a legitimate educational interest in disciplinary information may have access to the files. All other inquiries , Including but not limited to employers , governmental agencies, news media, friends, or Denver Police, must have a written release from the student to gain access to University disciplinary files . Every effort will be made by the University to respect the privacy of the student. However , where the Identity of the student has been publicly disclosed In the news media , the University reserves the right to respond as It deems appropri ate to describe fairly and accurately the disposition of disciplinary matters . REFUND POLICY AFTER DISCIPLINARY ACTION Submission of registration materials obligates the student to pay the assessed tuition and fees for that term. If a student is suspended or expelled from the Univer sity , the amount of tuition / fees which would be refunded would be the same as when a student voluntarily withdraws from a term. See the Tuition and Fees section of this catalog or the Schedule of Courses for more information . The official withdrawal date applicable for tuition/fee refund purposes will be the date of the Student Discipline Committee's decision . In the event that circumstances are such that the accused student has registered for a subsequent term before the final decision is made, that student does so at his/her own risk and may be liable for payment of tuition and fees for both terms. The Committee will make the decision as to when official suspen sion or expulsion begins . Failure to make the required payment will result in the following actions: students will become ineligible for all University services ; no grades will be issued for courses in progress; no transcripts, diplomas , certification , or registration materials will be issued for the student until the bill is paid in full; and a late payment charge, in addition to the interest on the unpaid balance , will be assessed. TRI-INSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS Procedures in deciding violations of the Code of Student Conduct involving stu dents from other academic institutions on the Auraria campus have been developed by CU-Denver and the institution( s) involved. In such cases, the Director of Student Ufe should be contacted.

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46 / General Information Ethical Use of Computing at CU-Denver POLICY STATEMENT Access to and use of CU-Denver's com puting resources is a privilege granted to members of the CU-Denver community for scholarly, research, academic, and administrative purposes. Computing resources are defined as facilities, equipment, systems, and personnel. Use of these resources includes World Wide Web pages, listservs, email, application software , and any other electronic com munication. Members of the CU-Denver community who use computing resources are expected to do so in an effective, efficient, appropriate, ethical, and legal manner. Use of CU-Denver's computing resources depends upon mutual respect and cooperation to ensure that all members of the CU-Denver community have equal access, privileges, privacy, and protection from interference and harassment. CU-Denver computing resources shall be used in a manner consistent with the instructional, research, and administra tive objectives of the academic commu nity in general and with the purpose for which such use of resources and facilities is intended. All activities inconsistent with these objectives are considered to be inappropriate and may jeopardize continued use of CU-Denver's computing resources. CU-Denver computing resources are for the use of authorized individuals only and for use only in a m!ffiner consistent with each individual's authority. CUDenver's computing resources may not be used in any manner inconsistent with an individual's authority, prohibited by licenses, contracts, University policies, or local, state, or federal law. No one may grant permission for inappropriate use of computing resources, nor does the ability to perform inappropriate actions constitute permission to do so. USER AGREEMENT CU-Denver reserves the right to monitor, record, and store the computing activities of anyone using computing resources. If such monitoring, recording, and storage reveals possible evidence of inappropriate, unethical, or illegal activity, computing system personnel may provide the evidence obtained from monitoring to appropriate university and civic authorities . A. Each user agrees to make appropriate use of computing resources including, but not limited to: 1. Respecting the intended purposes of computing resources, facilities, and equipment (for scholarly, research, academic, administrative, and CU-Denver-sponsored community service purposes). 2. Respecting the stated purpose of computer accounts (for scholarly , research, academic, administrative, and CU-Denver-sponsored commu nity service purposes) and to use computer accounts only for the specified purposes. 3. Respecting the dignity and privacy of other users. 4. Respecting the integrity of the systems. 5 . Respecting the resource controls of the systems and managing appropriately use of disk space. 6 . Respecting the privileges associated with having network connectivity . 7. Respecting the copyright protection of licensed software and documentation. 8. Following all University of Colorado and CU-Denver policies, and local , state, and Federal laws related to computing . B. Each user agrees to refrain from inap propriate uses of computing resources, including, but not limited to: 1 . Using any other individual's computer account or password. 2 . Using computing resources, facilities, and equipment for personal commercial gain. 3. Intentionally seeking information on, obtaining copies of, modifying, or tampering with files, tapes, passwords, or any type of data belonging to other users unless specifically authorized to do so by those other users. 4. Using resources to develop or execute programs that could harass other users, infiltrate the systems , damage or alter the software components of the systems, or disrupt CU-Denver activities. 5. Violating any network-related policy, whether set by the University of Colorado, CU-Denver, or a network governing body. 6. Altering or avoiding accounting for the use of computing resources, facilities, and equipment. 7. Making excessive use of resources, controlled or otherwise. 8 . Misrepresenting oneself or others through email or other electronic communication. 9. Using , duplicating , or distributing licensed software and documenta tion without the express written permission of the original copyright owner. 10. Using unauthorized copies of licensed software. 1l.Abusing, harassing, intimidating, threatening, stalking, or discriminat ing against others through the use of computing resources. 12. Sending obscene, abusive, harass ing, or threatening messages to any other individual. 13. Engaging in vandalism or mischief that incapacitates, compromises , or destroys CU-Denver resources. WORLD WIDE WEB POLICY Access to the World Wide Web and the ability to create an individual home page on CU-Denver computing systems are privileges provided to members of the CU-Denver community. Because the World Wide Web is a world-wide public electronic highway, CU-Denver users mus conduct their activities in a courteous and professional manner. Appropriate use policies for CU-Denver computer accounts also apply to individual home pages . Individuals who create home pages are responsible for adhering to the following guidelines: A. Individual home pages are encouraged for the following purposes : 1 . Presenting personal non-commercii Information (resumes, family, etc.); 2 . Experimenting with available Web technologies and authoring tools; 3. Publishing and disseminating academic work; 4 . Linking to cultural, scientific, or historical sites; 5. Posting announcements, news bul letins , and other general informatio 1 B. Individual home pages may not be put to inappropriate uses which include, but are not limited to: 1. Use of copyrighted materials in any form without the express written permission of the original copyrighl owner . 2. Personal, commercial uses which could result in a financial benefit for the page owner or his/her associates . 3. Use of audio, images (i.e., pho tographs, paintings, or derivatives thereof), videos, or movies of individuals without their express written consent.

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4. Use of any personal information that is not public record pertaining to other individuals without their express written permission. 5. Use of any images or data that are abusive, obscene, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory. 6. Use of any images or data that violate other University of Colorado or CU-Denver policies (e.g., Sexual Harassment Policy) or local, state, or Federal laws . 7. Creation of direct hypertext links to abusive, obscene, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory material. 8. Use of materials whose nature or volume compromise the ability of the system to serve other users' documents and individual home pages. 9. Any use which constitutes academic dishonesty. 10. Use of individual home pages to engage in illegal activity. VIOLATIONS Individuals who become aware of nappropriate, unethical, or illegal use of :U-Denver computing resources, inappro >riate content of an individual home page, >r any inappropriate electronic communi : ation should notify the CU-Denver IJebmaster, webmaster@cudenver.edu. During the investigation of an alleged >olicy violation, a user's computing and tetwork access may be suspended. :U-Denver reserves the right to examine user's recorded and stored information 1 the course of investigating an alleged olicy violation. Violations of this policy may result in isciplinary action, including, but not mited to, suspension of access to the forld Wide Web, suspension of email rivileges, suspension of computing rivileges, suspension or expulsion from 1e university, suspension or termination f employment, fines, and legal action. TUDE NT SERVICES To meet the needs of the diverse udent population, CU-Denver provides ograms and activities designed to >mplement students' academic ograms and to entrance their total lucational experience. Students are ovided opportunities to develop, perience, and participate in student 1vernment, social, cultural, intellectual, t d recreational programs. These ograms create an environment in 1ich students are: • Assisted in developing leadership ability through opportunities to prac tice decision making, management and marketing, interpersonal and group communication, and relationship skills . • Encouraged and aided in developing social, cultural, intellectual, recreation, and governance programs that expand involvement with the campus commu nity and society and lead to mature appreciation of these pursuits. • Encouraged to explore self-directed activities that provide opportunities for personal growth in individual and group settings. • Exposed to various cultures and experi ences, ideas and issues, art and musical forms, and styles of life. • Informed about institutional policies and procedures and how these are related to their lives and activities. • Aided in the awareness and utilization of campus facilities and other resources. • Assisted in developing community spirit through creative interaction among staff, faculty, students, and members of the local community. Stu dents are encouraged to involve their families in campus events and activities. Programs and services provided by the Associated Students of CU-Denver , the Office of Academic and Student Affairs of CU-Denver, and Auraria Student Services contribute to the fulfillment of this philosophy. The Advocate The purpose of the student newspaper, The Advocate, is to provide students with information about campus issues and events. The newspaper strives to include good investigative reporting, feature arti cles, and items of general interest to its campus readership. In addition, the news paper is a tool to encourage and develop writers, journalists, artists, and other student members of its general manage ment and production staff. The office is in the Tivoli Student Union, Room 345, (303) 556-2535. American Indian Student Services The American Indian Student Services program provides access and educational opportunities to American Indian students through specialized recruitment and retention efforts. The program provides academic advising, scholarship information, cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and Student Services I 47 other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of the students. American Indian Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus, providing current information on issues and concerns of the American Indian community. The office is located in North Classroom 2013, (303) 556-4721 or 556-2860. Asian American Student Services Asian American Student Services provides academic advising, scholarship information , cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of students. Asian Ameri can Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus and community, providing current information on issues and concerns of Asian Americans. The office is located in North Classroom 2012, (303) 556-2578 or 556-2065. Associated Students of the University of Colorado at Denver (ASCUD) The Associated Students of the University of Colorado at Denver (ASCUD) serves as a voice for students and provides activities and services not normally offered to students under the formal University structure. ASCU-Denver assists students with information con cerning student clubs and organizations, campus events, issues concerning student status, and other information of general interest to students. ASCU-Denver also provides students assistance with grievances and the opportunity to become more closely involved with the University community, through active participation in student government itself , or through service on University, tri-institutional , and AHEC committees. More information concerning services and activities can be obtained in the Student Government Offices, Tivoli Student Union, Room 301, (303) 556-2510. Black Student Services The Black Student Services program provides access and educational opportunities to Black students through specialized recruitment and retention efforts. The program provides academic advising , scholarship information , cultural programs, advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the

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48 / Genera/Information specific needs of the students. Black Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus , providing current information on issues and concerns of the Black community. The office is located in North Classroom 2010, (303) 556 -2701. The Career Center The Career Center at CU-Denver offers a wide range of programs, services, and resources designed to help students and alumni make the choices, take the chances, and make the changes they need to succeed . The Career Center is open weekdays from 8 a.m . to 5 p . m., year round . Call (303) 556-4542. The Career Center is located in the Arts Building, Room 176. Services offered by The Career Center are listed below : Career Counseling • Career counselors are available to meet with customers on an individual basis to discuss thei r concerns, including questions about resumes or the job outlook for a particu lar field . Trained professionals help customers sort out work and lifestyle preferences, analyze interests and skills , and make decisions on what is important to them now and in the long run . Career Counseling Inventories • Career counselors may recommend The Career Decisions Program to help customers gain greater insight i nto their skills, values , interests, and p e rsonality styles . Major and Career Exploration • How do academic in t erests relate to potential majors and eventual career choices? The College Majors Interest Inventory offers a place to start analyzing personal interests , skills , and values ; counselors will help customers identify , research , and evaluate their choices. Resume ABBistance • Learn how to translate educational background , aca demic achievements, work experience and extracurricular activities into a powerful marketing tool. Mock Interviewing • Customers prac tice their interviewing skills and get valuable feedback on improving their presentation in a no-risk environment. Discover how to turn an interview into a job offer . Career Library • The Car eer Library houses a comprehensive co llec tion of career and job search information, including books , directories , job listings , and files on specific occupati o ns and employers . Employer Connections • Students are encouraged to register early i n their senior year with Employer Connects , a computeri zed resume referral service to connect the right person with the right company and the right job . Employer Connections includes : E l ectronic Resume Referral , On-campus interviewing, and the Job Hotline . Studen t s are invited to get acquainted with The Career Center early in their aca demic experience and begin their quest for a rewarding, satisfying , and successful career. Clubs and Organizations This i s only a sampling of clubs recog nized i n the past and is not necessarily current. ACM Computing Club American Institute of Architecture Students Amer ican Marketing Association American Planning Association American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Landscape Architecture Ameri can Society of Mechanical Engineers Anthropology C lub Art Club Association of Black Students Aurar i a French Club Aurar i a Transnat i onal St udent Association Beta Alpha Omega (Counseling/ Education) Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society) Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) Chi Epsilon Chinese Student Association College Republicans CSPA-Colorado Society for Personnel Adm i nistration CU Venture Network-Association of Collegiate Entre p reneurs Equiponderance Pre-Law Club Etta Kappa Nu Feminist Alliance F i nancial Manageme n t Association GSPA Association Golden Key National Honor Society HASO-Health Administration Student Organization IBSA-International Business Student Association Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Kappa Delta Pi M .E.C.H.A. Master of Social Sciences Club MBNMS Association (Graduate Business) Model United Nations Conference Organization The Robert E . Moore Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association National Society of Black Engineers Native American Student Organization Phi Alpha Theta (History) Phi Chi Theta (Business/Economics) Philosophy Club Pi Tau Sigma Psi Chi (Psychology) Russian Culture & Language Club Sigma Iota Epsilon (Management Honor Society) Sigma Tau Delta (English) SAS-Society of Accounting Students Society of Women Engineers Student Association of Musicians Tau Beta Phi (Engineering) Vietnamese Student Organization Emergency Student loan Program The Emergency Student Loan Program is designed to meet the emergency financial needs of students. The program provides interest-free, short-term loans for up to $400 . 00 . Upon request by the student, Auraria Book Vouchers are available for textbook purchases. Applications for short-term loans will be accepted throughout the fall and spring semesters and summer session . Applicants are required to meet the minimum requirements listed below : Students receiving financial aid are eligible if : • Financial aid or scholarship eligibility has been determined by the Office of Financial Aid • Financial aid is verified by presenting recent copy of award letter , or letter from financial aid counselor • Amount of aid covers costs of tuition and loan Students not receiving financial aid an eligible if: • Tuition balance is paid in full • Monthly income is verified by present: ing recent check stub or letter from employer • Income indicates ability to repay loan within six weeks . Hispanic Student Services The Hispanic Student Services progra provides access and educational opport nities to Hispanic students through specialized recruitment and retention efforts . The program provides academic advising, scholarship information ,

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cultural programs , advocacy, student organization sponsorship, and other supportive services tailored to the specific needs of the students. Hispanic Student Services also serves as a resource to the campus, providing current information on issues and concerns of the Hispanic community. The office is located in North Classroom 2012, (303) 556-2777. Learning Assistance, The Center for The Center for Learning Assistance is designed to promote student success In the academic setting. Available to CU-Denver undergraduate and graduate students, services include English as a second language and study skills courses, tutoring , study skills seminars, peer advo cacy, a test file, consulting, and a minority resource library. First-generation college students may be eligible for intensive serv ices through the Student Support Services Federal Grant Program within the Center. The Center is located in NC 2006, (303) 556-2802. Tutoring. Free tutoring is available in many subject areas (some limitations ipply). Thtoring is held on weekdays md evenings . Scheduled tutoring is lvailable Monday through Thursday , am.-9 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m . )pen lab tutoring is available Monday hrough Thursday , 9 a .m.-7 p .m., and 1riday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m . Seminars. Study skills seminars are 1rovided on such topics as critical hinking, time/stress management , test trudety/test taking, essay writing, study trategies , active reading, learning styles, nd listening/note taking. Consulting. Academic , financial aid, and consulting are available . Peer dvocacy is available to students eligible >r the Student Support Services Program . Library . The Center maintains a small eriodical and book collection authored y, and/or about, minorities; these are availabl e for student and leisure . Courses. Courses are offered in a small roup format in the areas of college .lrvival skills , Introduction to word rocessing, English as a second language, 1d problem solving . ENGL 1006-3. Reading for Speakers r Other Languages. This course is for ESL students who need to tprove their reading and vocabulary skills. Students will increase their reading ability through vocabulary building, word attack strategies, and reading analysis. ENGL 1007-3. Composition for Speak ers of Other Languages I. This is the first course in the ESL composition sequence. Writing begins with sentence-level devel opment and continues wit h the develop ment of paragraphs based on Western rhetorical patterns. Grammar appropriate to students' needs will be incorporated into the class. ENGL 1008-3. Composition for Speak ers of Other Languages II. This is a three credit-hour course and follows ENGL 1007 in the ESL sequence of writing classes . The course provides continued work on gram mar, syntax, usage , and the mechanics of writing. Writing begins with paragraphs and moves into essay writing . Special attention is paid to the aspects of the English language which pose particular problems for the non-native speaker of English. ENGL 1009-3. Advanced FSL Writing Skills. This is the third course in the ESL composition sequence. Emphasis is placed on more complex grammatical problems and on the development of longer compositions . Prereq : ENGL 1008 or coordinator's approval. STSK 0705-1. Problem Solving. Designed to improve investigative and problem-solving skills . Scientific theory, empirical methodology , and research methods will be utilized . Individual topics of investigation will be assigned. STSK 0707-1. College Survival Sldlls. Designed to promote success in the academic setting. Topics covered will include university resources, conquering the university system, listening and note-taking, study and memory techniques, test-taking skills, time management, library research strategies, and word processing . STSK 0708-1. Introduction to Word Processing. Thoroughly familiarizes the student with an easy-to-use word processing program that will assist in the process of writing , text revision and rearrangement, and the production of "letter-perfect" documents. The word processing program used will be one that is available in the open student-use computer lab areas. STSK 0800-1. Research Process for FSL Students. A one-credit-hour course designed for students who are unfamiliar with the process of academic research. The class covers the steps involved in producing a research paper, including resource evaluation skills . Grammar Student Seroices I 49 is covered as necessary according to student needs. STSK 0801-1. Communication Sldlls for FSL Students. Meets twice a week to improve the oral communication skills of students whose first language is not English. Skills include use of idiomatic English, cross-cultural awareness , cross cultural problems in communications, and pronunciation . SfSK 0802-1. Advanced Academic Reading Sldlls for FSL The aim of this course is to improve the student' s ability to read academic texts. The focus is on analysis and interpretation. SfSK 0803-1. Speech Presentation for FSL A one-credit-hour course which follows STSK 0801 in the oral communica tion skills sequence. The course focuses on the structure used in formal speech presentation along with continued improvement in pronunciation. Prereq: STSK 0801. STSK 0804-1. Listening and Note-taldng for FSL Students. Designed to help ESL students improve their academic lecture comprehension and note-taking skills . Students will learn how to listen to a lecture and take effective notes. Practice lectures will cover a wide range of academic fields . SfSK 0806-1. Study Sldlls for FSL Students. Designed for ESL students to improve those skills needed for effective participation in the college classroom. Emphasis will be on academic reading and writing skills , as well as on note taking skills. Pre-Collegiate Development, The Center for Programs offered by the Center serve to motivate minority high school students to pursue post-secondary education and provide them the academic skills needed to be successful in their college endeav ors. The Center is located in NC 2204, (303) 556-2322 . PRE-COLLEGIATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM The Pre-Collegiate Development Program is a systemwide institutionally funded academic enhancement program for high school students.lt is designed to motivate and prepare academically/ economically disadvantaged students to complete high school on a timely basis. The primary focus of the program is to prepare youth (grades 9-12) for profes sional careers by exposing them to careers of specific interest to them. 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50 / General Information (by parents and guidance counselors working together) regarding high school course selections that will best help students attain their desired career objectives.ln addition , during the academic year, students will take part in relevant Saturday Academies in Basic Study Skills , Interpersonal Skills Develop ment , and topics related to student preparation for the 21st century. Between their sophomore and junior years, students will participate in a two-week Summer Academic Program . This two week session is designed to enhance study and library research skills, and provide a thorough introduction to college placement exams and career fields. Between their junior and senior years , students will attend a five-week academically intense Summer Academic Program . Students will experience university life on a firsthand basis and enhance their secondary school aca demics by taking courses designed to augment high school academic require ments (e. g . , mathematics, sciences, writing, computer science, social sciences . ) Students also enroll in a three-credit college course . CU-DENVER SCHOLARS PROGRAM This is an early college enrollment pro gr am for college-bound, high-achieving minority students who are enrolled in their senior year of high school. The program enables students to begin their college studi es by taking one course at CU-Denver during the fall term of their senior year in high school. The credit earned In the course can be applied toward a bachelor ' s degree . While enrolled in the program, students participate in monthly work shops designed to acclimate them to the University and prepare them for college study . Student Advocacy Center The Student Advocacy Center provides support services to CU-Denver students, particularly during their first year on campus . Services are designed to help students make a smooth transition to life at CU-Denver and to succeed in their college studies. Professional staff and student peer advocates provide informa tion about campus resources and assist students with class scheduling, academic policies and procedures, and problem solving . The Center also houses an extensive scholarship library . The Center is located in NC 2204, (303) 556-2546 . Student Counseling Center The CU-Denver Student Counseling Center staff provides services at no charge to students for personal , educational, and relationship concerns through individual and group counseling , stress management and biofeedback , alcohol and drug prevention , and crisis Intervention. If a client's needs are such that they would benefit more from an alternative form of counseling or therapy , appropriate referrals will be made to community-based professionals . Also , by request , staff provide consultation, lectures , and workshops to student, faculty, and staff groups, clubs , and classes on diversity , mental health topics, organizational , and student development issues . The CU-Denver Student Counseling Center Is located in the North Classroom Building , room 4036, (303) 556-4372 . Student legal Services Student legal services are available to assist students with off..<:ampus legal prob lems through the provision of legal advice , litigation preparation , document interpre tation, and assistance in negotiation . The service will not represent students in court. This student fee-funded program is provided free of charge to CU-Denver students; however , a charge may be assessed for actual costs incurred , such as copying, typing, etc . For further details , contact the office in the Tivoli Student Union, Suite 308, (303) 556-6061. Student life, Office of The Office of Student Life is the advis ing, coordinating , resource , and general Information center for student clubs and organizations, student government (ASCUD), student programs , and the academic honor societies. The office is responsible for the administration of the student fee budget and monitors all student fee expenditures t o assure com pliance with CU-Denver and State of Colo rado regulations and procedures . The Director of Student Life represents the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Student Affairs on selected CU-Denver , tri-institutional , and AHEC committees and maintains effective lines of communication wit h MSCD, CCD, and AHEC. The director administers the student conduct and discipline procedures as described in the Code of Student Con duct . The Office of Student Life is located in the Tivoli Student Union , Room 303, (303) 556-3399 . . Student Retention Services The Office of Student Retention Service offers an arr a y of services and programs designed to foster cultural diversity with! the CU-Denver student body, help stu dents adjust to the social and intellectual environment of the campus, and provide the academic support students need to succeed in their studies and derive maxi mum benefit from their college campus experience . Retention services are pro vided b y p r ofessional staff in three cen ters , which include The Center for Learning Assistance , Student Retention Services , and The Career Center . The Student Retention Services office also administers the Tuition Appeal Program. Student Retention Services is located in the CU-Denver Building , 1250 14th Street, Suite 100, (303) 556-2324 . Veterans Affairs, Office of The Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA) is an initial contact point for eligible veter ans and dependent students attending CU-Denver who wish to utilize Veterans Administration educational benefits. Thi : office assists students with filling out VA paperwo r k and in solving problems associated with the receipt of VA-related educational benefits. The OVA maintains proper certificatio ! for eligible students to ensure that each student meets Veterans Administration requirements for attendance , course loa1 and content , and other regulations necessary to receive educational benefits payments . In addition , the OVA provides VA Voca tiona! Rehabilitation referrals , informati< on VA tutorial assistance , and VA work / study positions for qualified veterans . For further information , contact the Offic of Veterans Affairs at (303) 556-2630 , CUDenve r Bldg. , Suite IOOF. CENTER FOR INTERNSHIPS AND COOPERATIVE EDUCATION AND CU SERVES Director: Janet Michalski Assistant Director and Coordinator, Engineering: Diane Lopez Assistant Director and Coordinator, Uberal Arts and Sciences: Cherrie Grove Coordinator, Business and Administration: Kristy Adams Administrative Assistant: Beth Hartl Office: 1047 Ninth Street Historic Park Telephone: ( 303) 556-2892

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The Center for Internships and Cooper ative Education, established at CU-Denver in 1972, provides students with an oppor tunity to supplement their academic classroom learning with on-the-job work experiences, internships, or community service experience related to their academic studies . Students are placed either as paid co-op trainees or as interns for academic credit with corporations , businesses, or government agencies in the Denver metropolitan area as well as out-of-state. Faculty coordinators from each of the University's colleges and schools act as liaisons between the Center and the academic departments. The Center currently places some 600 students each year with some 300 participating employ ers. Over 30 percent of all students placed are graduate students. Cooperative Education Cooperative education is an educa tional method which combines classroom study with paid, career-related, off-cam pus work. The purpose is to give students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real world >ituations, and to bring that experience back to the classroom as a learning tool. Cooperative education offers students j)8id long-term positions (two or more ;emesters) . Students alternate semesters >f full-time work with semesters of full-time ;chool, or work part time year round. Co >p experiences may be eligible for tcademic credit, and many positions ead to permanent career positions upon nternships Internships offer students short-term tositions (one semester) and they are ,ften non paid. Internships are always lone for academic credit and are popular rlth students who like to explore a variety , f careers. Many students complete two, or even four internships before raduation. Internships , like co-op jobs , re related to the student's academic tudies and/or career goals. :ligibility for Placement To qualify for placement in a co-op r internship position, students must e enrolled at least half time in any CU enver college or school , have completed 1eir freshman year, have maintained grade-point average of 2.5 or higher , 1d have completed at least 12 hours in residence (6 hours for graduate students). Some employers have additional require ments , i.e., U.S. citizenship, willingness to travel , and specific course work. Participation in any CU-SERVES service day is open to all students. Participation in a service learning placement requires enrollment in a course with a service option or requirement . Eligibility for Academic Credit Undergraduate and graduate students placed by the Center in paid or non-paid positions , as well as students who have obtained their own positions, can apply to earn academic credit through courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Administra tion, the College of Engineering and Applied Science , The Graduate School of Public Affairs , Graduate School of Business Administration, and the College of Architecture and Planning can earn internship, cooperative education, experiential learning , field study, or practicum credit through courses estab lished for this purpose. Why Students Participate • Students recognize the value of combin ing theory with practice and find greater relevance in their studies. • Work experience allows students to test classroom teaching in the laboratory of the real world . • Co-op positions provide a means of financial assistance that Is available to students, regardless of family income levels or other financial aid arrange ments , and does not leave students burdened with educational debts. • The inclusion of a work component and the contribution from co-op earnings are major factors in encouraging first generation college students to pursue a college degree. Why Employers Participate • Students are an excellent resource for special projects and peak loads or busy seasons. • The employer can assess an individual's potential for employment after grad uation, thus saving entry-level recruitingcosts. • Student workers can increase produc tivity of full-time professional staff. • Students are highly motivated, produc tive , and dependable workers. • Students bring knowledge about the latest academic research to their employers . Internships and Cooperative Education I 51 • As verified by many studies , co-op student interns subsequently become full-time employees with far lower turnover rates and better promotion potential than the average entry-level professional. Typical Participating Employers Employers who hire CU-Denver stu-dents for internship positions include: BRW,Inc. Capitol Records Cellular, Inc . Children's Day Psychiatric Hospital City of Denver, Mayor's Office of Art , Culture & Film Colorado Department of Health Colorado Department of Local Affairs Colorado Department of Transportation Denver Center for the Performing Arts Denver District Attorney ' s Office Denver General Hospital Hughes Aircraft Company IBM Corporation Jones Intercable KCNC-lV KOOL 105 Radio KWGN-lV King and Associates Lucent Technologies Newshour with Jim Lehrer National Park Service National Renewable Energy Laboratory Office of the Governor, State of Colorado Peat Marwick Main & Co. Peiia Investment Advisors RW.Beck Talking Book Publishers US WEST Communications U .S. Bureau of Land Management U.S. Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Geological Survey Urban Drainage & Flood Control District Western Area Power Administration World Trade Center CU SERVES/Service Learning CU-Denver's new community service / service learning program, CU SERVES, was established in 1991 to develop community service opportunities for any CU-Denver course that incorporates a community service option or require ment. CU SERVES also sponsors the CU SERVES Tutors Program , which matches CU-Denver students with K-5, at-risk youth, who benefit from one-on-one academic tutoring .

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52/ General Information LIBRARY SERVICES Auraria Library Dean and Director: Camila Alire Associate Directors: Jean F. Hemphill, Glenda A Thornton Office: Auraria Library, Lawrence at 11th Street Telephone: Administration: (303) 556-2805 Information : (303) 556-2740 Reference: (303) 556-2585 FACULTY Associate Professors: Camila Alire, Jean F. Hemphill, Terry Ann Leopold Assistant Professors: Anthony J. Dedrick , Glenda Thornton, Robert L. Wick Instructors: Orlando Archibeque, Elizabeth D'Antonio-Gan, Vera Gao, Stephen Green, Cynthia Hashert, Florence Jones, Elaine Jurries, Susan Maret, Marit S. MacArthur, Nikki Me Caslin, Ellen Metter, Jay Schafer, Anita Schuneman, Mara L. Sprain, Linda D. Tietjen, Louise Treff-Gangler, Diane Turner, Judith Valdez, Eveline Yang FRIENDS OF AURARIA LIBRARY The Friends of Auraria Library is an association formed in 1976 to promote the development of Auraria Library as a cen ter for learning, study, and research for the students and faculty of the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the Community College of Denver. The Friends of Auraria Library's ongoing objectives are: 1. To promote awareness of and good will toward Auraria Library on the campus, in the metropolitan area, and in the region; and 2. To increase Library resources through contributions, solicitations, grants, bequests, and gifts of books and other appropriate materials. LIBRARY SERVICES Access to information is essential to academic success. The Auraria Library, located at the center of the campus, provides a wide range of learning resources and services to support academic programs. The Library is administered by the University of Colorado at Denver. THE COLLECTION The Auraria Library has a collection of approximately 600,000 volumes. In addition to a strong, up-t
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ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS The Ubrary acts as the repository for catalogs , schedules, budgets, and other organizational information for the institu tions of higher education on the Auraria Campus. In addition to current informa tion , the Archives contain complete files of all student newspapers and other cam pus publications. Special Collections include materials relating to the history of Colorado, public policy, and civil liberties in Colorado. For hours and more information, call (303) 556-8373. SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES The Ubrary is committed to making its resources and services available to all students . Library services to assist per sons with disabllities Include orientation to the physical layout of the Ubrary, retrieval of materials, and some assis tance with use of CARL, the online public access catalog , periodicals, and indexes . Adaptive computer equipment and soft ware have been installed in the Reference area and In the Computer Access Lab that will assist a number of students with vary ing disabilities. This equipment connects to CARL, the Internet , and other electronic access systems . ADDITIONAL FACILITIES Coin-operated typewriters , photo copiers, microform reader/printers , a copy center , pay phones , and study rooms are all available at the Library. INTERNSHIPS The Ubrary offers internships , practicums, independent studies , and volun teer opportunities to students interested in librarianship , Information management , or related areas . MEDIA SERVICES Auraria Media Center Director: Muriel E . Woods Office: Auraria Media Center, Lawrence at 11th Street, Lower Level, Room 015 Telephone: (303) 556-2426 Library / Media Seroices I 53 The Auraria Media Center offers a full range of media services , including the management of the Library's film and videotape collection . These materials are listed in the online public access catalog. The Media Center operates a 24-<:hannel television distr i bution system which is wired into all classrooms on campus . Faculty members may request the trans m i ssion of a film or videotape d i rectly into the classroom over this system . Students may request transmission of a film or videotape from one of the media viewing and listening carrels in the Library . This system also can transmit live programs from St. Cajetan ' s, the Student Union , and the Media Center's television studios to other locations on campus. A self service graphics lab and two self-service VHS editing suites also are available for student use in the Media Center ' s Production Department. Finally , an Internship Program is available to students who are interested in converting knowledge gained i n electronics , graphics , or television production courses to practical experienc e.

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Dean: Patricia O'Leary Aleodate Dean: Mark Gelernter Office: CU-Denver Building, Third Floor Telephone: (303) 556-3382 Faculty ProfeMOrs: Thomas Clark, Spenser Havlick, George Hoover, Joseph Juhasz, Yuk Lee, Dwayne Nuzum, Patricia O'Leary, John Prosser, Fahriye Sancar , Peter Schneider, Raymond Studer, Jr., Luis Summers, Willem van Vliet Aleodate ProfeMOrs: Ernesto Arias , Lois Brink, Joan Draper , Phillip Gallegos, Harry Garnham , Mark Gelernter , Marvin Hatami, Bernard Jones, Raymond McCall, Jr., Hans Morgenthaler , Bennett Neiman, Randall Ott, Diane Wilk l\8alatant Profeseors: Mark Gross , Julee Herdt, Michael Holleran, Lawrence Loftin Ill, Marianne MacDonald , Talsto Makela, Won Jin Tae, Ping Xu Instructors: Barbara Ambach , Robert Flanagan , John Frankhouser , Allen Harlow, Paul Saporito I NFORMATION ABOUT fHECOLLEGE The College of Architecture and 'Ianning at the University of Colorado . t Denver prepares students for careers 1 architecture, planning, landscape archi urban design , and other design elated fields . The College offers the only ndergraduate and graduate education 1 these fields In the state of Colorado . tudents intending to enter these design nd planning professions normally first omplete the College's undergraduate egree as preparation for entry Into 1e College's graduate level professional rograms. Graduate programs are also railable for those who already hold an 11dergraduate degree in a field unrelated t design or planning. The College is 1ique In that it offers its 900 students rceptional educational experiences in m distinctive and different locations . 1e College's graduate programs in chitecture, landscape architecture , ban design, and urban and regional anning are taught on the Denver mpus of the University of Colorado, the heart of a vital downtown. Its undergraduate programs are offered on the Boulder campus in an environment ideally suited to the needs of under graduate students. With a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research , scholarship , and professional work , the College provides students with a broad range of learning opportunities. For detailed information on the undergraduate programs , see the University of Colorado at Boulder catalog . Special Activities and Programs The College provides a diverse range of opportunities which enrich and enhance the education of its students. Through activities and functions including a lecture series, a visiting critic series, exhibits, publications, and active student organiza tions, the College encourages contact among students, faculty , and members of the design professions. Each summer , the College offers foreign study-travel programs , which In recent years have included travel to Finland, France , Prague, Rome, and Russia. The College makes available a range of scholarships and fellowships, some of which are based on need , others on performance , and yet others which are specifically intended to provide enrichment opportunities. The College supports an active and focused internsh i p program for its students, giving them access to elective internship opportunities in the Denver metropolitan area . Finally , the College encourages students to take control of their own education , and supports within its ability any reasonable proposals from students to enrich their own educational experiences . College Facilities The College Is located at 1250 14th Street in downtown Denver , on the northeastern edge of the Aurarla campus . This favorable location gives easy access both to the extensive campus facilities , and to the urban amenities of Denver ' s lively lower downtown. Most of the major professional design offices in Denver are within easy reach of the College, providing many opportunities for contact between students and practitioners . Colleg e facilities include studio spaces for students, lecture and seminar rooms , design jury spaces, exhibition spaces , and faculty offices . The College also provides a photographic darkroom and studio , a model and furniture-making woodshop, and an extensive computer lab whose main focus is computer-aided design (CAD) and computer 2-D and 3-D imaging. Also located in the College is a brand new Graphic Information Systems (GIS) computer lab, which Is open to all students of the University of Colorado at Denver. Scholarships/Financial Aid Students In the College have access to a number of scholarships and other finan cial assistance funds . Some of these funds are provided by the institution itself , while others are provided by external sources like the American Institute of Architects Education Fund , The American Planning Association, the American Society of Landscape Architects , and the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute. For further information on these scholarships and graduate tuition awards, please contact the College's Student Services Officer at (303) 556-3387 . For information on federal and state financial aid , contact the Office of Financial Aid, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 125, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217 3364 , (303) 556-2886. ACADEMIC POLICIES Academic Standing Students must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3 . 0 in the graduate programs to remain in good standing and to graduate. If a student's GPA falls below a 3.0, then he or she will be placed on academic probation beginning the following semester. If the GPA remains below a 3 . 0 after the probationary semester, then he or she may be dismissed from the College . Appeals Any student may appeal the grades he or she receives In a class. The student

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56/ The College of Architecture and Planning should first Informally discuss the issue with the relevant faculty member and then with the Department Chair. If the matter is not resolved this way, the student may initiate an appeal by writing to the faculty member outlining the reasons for the appeal . Copies are to be forwarded to the Department Chair and the Dean. The faculty member must respond in writing to the student's written appeal, with copies to the department chair and the Dean . An Appeals Committee consisting of three faculty members of the academic program will review the written appeal. The chair of the Appeals Committee will convey its recommendation in writing to the student who has appealed, with copies to the Instructor, the Department Chair, and Dean. Attendance and Timeliness of Work Students are expected to attend all meetings of classes. Excessive unexcused absences may result in a grade reduction at the discretion of the instructor . Absence from a class will be excused for verified medical reasons or for extreme personal emergencies. The student may be required to furnish evidence. Students' assignments are to be com pleted in a timely manner. Any assignment turned in late may have its grade reduced by an amount set at the discretion of the instructor . An assignment may be turned in late without penalty for verified medical reasons or for extreme personal emergen cies. Students must have their instruct or's written permission to turn an assignment in late . Students with excused late work may turn in the assignment by the end of finals week without penalty . Otherwise , the grade "IF'' will be assigned . Course Sequencing and Advancement Programs in the College are structured such that certain courses must be taken concurrently or sequentially. Students will not be allowed to enroll in a course if its co-requisites or prerequisites have not been satisfied . Originality of Work Students must submit their own work. Where other sources are used in a student submission, they are to be clearly identi fied and referenced . The University considers plagiarism and similar acts of falsification a serious matter which may result in suspension or expulsion. Information on codes of conduct and grievance procedures are available from the University of Colorado at Denver's Office of Enrollment and Student Affairs. ADMISSIONS General Requirements Applicants to the College of Architec ture and Planning are required to submit the following credentials: • University of Colorado Application for Graduate Admission form . • Two official transcripts from each institution the applicant has attended. Transcripts must be mailed by the institution directly to the College. A certified literal English translation must also be submitted for documents that are not in English. • Letters of recommendation . U . S . residentsthree letters; international applicantsfour letters. • Statement of purpose . • Supporting materials : Applicants to the Architecture and Landscape Architec ture Programs , but no t to the Urban and Regional Planning Program, are required to submit a portfolio (6-12 pages , bound, 8.5 x 11 inches). Slides are not accepted . A portfolio is an orderly presentation of one's work. This includes examples of creative and analytical work including, but not limited to , essays , papers, photographs , and photographic reproductions of artistic work such as sculptures , drawings, paintings , musical compo sitions , and other fine arts. A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included for return of the portfolio . Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program should submit, in an 8.5 x 11 inch bound document , their statement of purpose, a resume , and a copy of a student or professional paper or project . • Application fee. Non refundable ($50.00-U.S. residents; $60.00-international applicants) . • Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program are encouraged to submit Graduate Record Exams (general) scores, and are required to submit GRE scores if their GPAs are below 3.0. Applicants to Architecture and Landscape Archi t ecture are encour aged to submit GRE scores if their GPAs are below 3 . 0 . International Applicants International applicants are reguired to submit the following documents in addition to the credentials listed under general requirements. • TOEFL score . The College of Architec ture and Planning requires a minimum TOEFl. score of 550 for students from non-English speaking countries . However , the College will consider applications from students with strong academic credentials whose TOEFl. scores are slightly below 550. If accepted, these students will be required to register for an English course. An official TOEFl. score report is required; institutional TOEFl. reports are not acceptable. • Financial Resources Statement. Interna tional applicants must provide evidencE that they have sufficient funds avail able . To provide this evidence , each international applicant should follow these instructions: a. If applicant's own money is to be used: In Part 2, Section 1 of the Financial Resources Statement, applicant's bank must certify that the full amount of money is on deposit in his or her account to meet tuition and expenses. b . If applicant is sponsored by a family member or friend : The sponsor must agree to provide the money and sign the Financial Resources Statement in Part 2, Section 2. Sponsor's bank must also certify that the sponsor has on deposit the amount of money applicant will need for tuition and expenses . c. If applicant has been awarded a scholarship, Part 2, Section 3 of the Financial Resources Statement must be completed. Statements used for other institutions will not be accepted . Photocopied docu ments are not accepted unless signed by the originator ; signatures must be origi nal. Application Dates and Deadlines Fall Semester-March 15 All programs Spring Semester-October 1 Architecture Program: M . Arch II, MAUD and advanced standing M . Archonly Landscape Architecture Program: Advanced standing and post professional only

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Urban and Regional Planning Program: Applications received after these dates will be considered only on as pace available basis. Confirmation Deposit A non-refundable confirmation deposit of $200 Is required to secure an applicant's place in the Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs. The deposit Is due at the time the applicant accepts the program's offer of admission . The deposit will be applied to the first semester's tuition when the student registers for classes . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION To request additional information , please write to: Office of the Dean, The College of Architecture and Planning , University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 126, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364, (303) 556-3382. Individuals who wish to visit the College should contact the programs secretary at 556-4866 to arrange for an appointment. PROGRAMS OF STUDY >epartment Chalr: George Hoover Chair: Diane Wilk relephone: (303) 556-3382 The architecture program' s mission is o lead in the discovery, communication , nd application of knowledge in the llscipline of architecture. The program's 'Oals are to excel in the education of its tudents, in the research and creative ndeavors of Its faculty, and in its service ) the broad range of communities and eople central to Its role as a regional >eus for professional design education. o respond to this mission and to these oals, the program has developed a istinctive framework which establishes 1e program's unique Intellectual, educa onal, and architectural culture . The rogram celebrates its place In a very >ecial set of landscapes -the urban 1 atrix of Denver, and the spectacular iturallandscape of the high plains and 1e Colorado Rockies. It is committed to 1 education which considers the buildgas the primary focus of the architect's mcern, but which also places a high llue on the study of the interactions buildings and their urban and ttural settings. Through placing value on these building/landscape interactions , the program concerns itself with the ethics of architectural interventions, propriety, stewardship, sustainability , and accountability. As a result of these dominant concerns, the program's focus is rooted in the creation of an academic environment which is both intellectually stimulating and educationally challenging , and in and through which the program's students are empowered to become architects who: • will promote the practice of design as the basis of their architectural and intellectual method; • will assert responsibility for their important role as designers of buildings in their urban and natural settings ; • will understand and value the importance of the influences of history, theory, ideology , context, technology, and practice on the form-and qualityof the urban and rural landscapes; • will define their obligations , their status, and their roles as members of an established design discipline and design profession; • will accept, apply, and extend the important professional , intellectual , and design traditions of the discipline ; and • will be creative , t houghtful, and critical design leaders in the discipline and profession of architecture. PREREQUISITES While it Is strongly recommended that students complete the prerequisites of college-level trigonometry and physics before entering the program, they must be completed before advancement to the second semester of the first professional Master of Architecture program. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS According to the National Architectural Accrediting Board , which is responsible for accrediting all architecture programs in the United States: "Most states require that an indi vi dual intending to become an architect hold an accredited degree . There are two types of degrees that are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board : (1) The Bachelor of Architecture , which requires a minimum of five years study, and (2) The Master of Architecture , which requires a minimum of three years of study following an unrelated bachelor' s degree or two years following a related pre-professional bachelor' s degree. These professional degrees are structured to Program s of Study I 57 educate those who aspire to registration and licensure to practice as arch i tects. The four-year , pre-professional degree , where offered , is not accredited by NAAB. The pre-professional degree is useful to those wishing a foundation in the field of architecture, as preparation for either continued education in a professional degree program or for employment options in fields related to architec t ure." The professional program in archi tecture offered by the University of Colorado at Denver through its College of Architecture and Plann i ng i s a Master of Architecture degree program. It is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Students with an unrelated bachelor' s or master' s degree must complete a seven-semester sequence of course work and accumulate a minimum of 114 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program w ith the accredited first-professional degree . Studen t s completing the College ' s Bache l o r of Environmental Des i gn on the Boulder campus-or completing a pre-professional degree from another NAAB accredited institution-are g iven advanced standing in the three-and-one-half year program , and must complete a minimum o f four semesters of course work and accumulate at least 60 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. The course work which makes up the program's curriculum is grouped into four major component areas: the 45-semestercre dit-hour Design Stud ies component, an 18-semesteJ;"-credit-hour Uberal Studies component, a 27-semester-cred i t-hour Professional Studies component, and a 24-semester-credit-hour elective compo nent which includes the completion of 3 semester credit hours in each of the areas of history/theory, graphics , and internship. COURSE SEQUENCE FIRST YEAR Fall Semester-IS s e mester credit hours ARCH 5500-6 . Int roduction to Architectural Des i gn Stud io! ARCH 5510-3 . Elements of Design Expression and Presentation I ARCH 5520-3 . Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism ARCH 5532-3 . Bui l d ing Technology I Spring Semester-1 8 semester credit hours

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58 / The College of Architecture and Planning ARCH 5501-6. ARCH 5521-3. ARCH 5530-3. ARCH 6660-3. Elective-3. SECOND YEAR Introduction to Architectural Design Stutllo II Survey of'Architectural History Structures I Human and Social Dimensions of Design Fall Semester-18 semester credit hours ARCH 5502-6. Architectural Design Studio lli ARCH 5531-3. Structures II ARCH 5533-3. Environmental Control Systems I ARCH 6620-3. Architecture in the 18th Through 20th Centuries LA 6632-3. . Site Planning Spring Semester-18 semester credit hours ARCH 6600-6. Architectural Design Studio IV ARCH 6621-3. History of Architectural Theory ARCH 6630-3. Structures III ARCH 6631-3. Environmental Control Systems II Elective-3. Summer Semester-12 semester credit hours ARCH 6601-6. ARCH 6636-3. UD6620-3 . THIRD YEAR Architectural Design StudioV Building Technology II Architecture of the City . ' , ... Fall Semester-18 semester credit hours ARCH 6700-6. ARCH 6750-3. Electives-9 . Advanced Architectural Design Studio VI Professional Practice Spring Semester-IS semester credit hours ARCH 6701-6. Advanced Architectural Design Studio VII Electives-9 . ADVANCED STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM The College of Architecture and Planning has two programs which offer students with established design back grounds opportunities for advanced study in the fields of architecture arid urban design : The Master of Architecture II and the Master . of Architecture in . Urban Design . Each of these programs has a research orientation and agenda, and their general intent is to create an educational context within which the fundamental practices of architecture and urbanism may be examined , advanced , and extended. The advanced study programs have been designed to be both flexible and interdisciplinary, and through this they p r ovide students with a broad range of options which can accommodate and respond to each student's own interests and study agenda . THE MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE II The Master of Architecture II is an advanced degree program which provides its students with a range of opportunities for exploring and extending their knowl edge of the practice of architecture . Students applying for admission to the program must have been awarded a five or six-year first-professional degree in architecture, and may enter the Master of Architecture II program in any semester of the academic year . The Master of Architecture II program currently offers five defined focus areas for advanced study: Design, which asks its students to further their knowledge and understand ing of design , design theory and criticism, and advanced design methods and techniques; Computers In Design, which asks its students to extend thei r knowledge and understanding of the computer as an effective tool for design generation and development; Technology, which asks its s tudents to extend their knowledge of the building technologies , and to investigate the impact of current and emerging tech nologies on the form of buildings ; Real Estate, which asks its students to extend their understanding of the role of politics, finance , and economics as major determinants of design approach and the form of buildings ; and Practice, which asks its students to extend their understanding of the forces and processes which affect the ways in which architecture can and should be practiced . Each of these options requires students to complete 36 semester hours of credit in required, recommended, and elective course work to qualify for the award of the Master of Architecture degree. To be eligible for graduation from the program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence , and 12 semester credit hours In required and/or recommended focusarea course work particular to their area of study. The remaining 12 semester credit hours are elective course work. A typical sequence of course work within a focus area leading to the award of the Master of Architecture degree is: Course Sequence SEMFSTER ONE Degree project proposal Focus-area required/ recommended course work Elective course work SEMFS1ER 1WO Degree project research Focus-area required/ recommended course work Elective course work SEMESTER THREE Degree project Elective course work 3credits 6credits 3credits 3credits 6 credits 3credits 6credits 6credits THE MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE IN URBAN DESIGN The Master of Architecture in Urban Design program is a research-oriented, advanced degree program which provide its students with a range of opportunities for exploring and extending their knowl edge of the design of the urban environ ment. The program makes full use of its setting In the heart of downtown Denver, using the city as the laboratory for many of Its projects and investigations. The urban design program asks Its students to investigate, explore, and examine the form, morphology, and structure of the city, and to test the range of processes and strategies which guide and inform any interventions in the urban landscape The program also asks its students to question existing methods and models o l intervention , and to develop and propos 1 alternative ideologies and strategies which can be used to resolve the broad range of concerns impacting the growth and evolution of the contemporary city and its complex urban landscape. There are two options and plans of study for students wishing to enter th1 urban design program -a 36-semester credit-hour program and a 50-semester credit-hour program . Entry into a particular option is determined by prior academic degree and experience . Students applying for admission to the 36-semester
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semester-credit-hour program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence, and 15 semester credit hours in required and/or recommended course work in urban design . The remaining 9 semester credit hours are elective course work. The typical sequence of course work within the 36-semester-credit-hour option leading to the award of the Master of Architecture in Urban Design degree is: Course Sequence SEMFSI'ER ONE Degree project proposal Urban design course work SEMFSI'ER lWO Degree project research Urban design course work Elective course work SEMFSI'ER 11IREE 3credits 9 credits 3 credits 6credits 3credlts Degree project 6 credits Elective course work 6 credits Students who have design degrees other than the first-professional degree in architecture may be admitted to the urban design program after evaluation of their academic and design credentials , and will be required to complete a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit to be eligible for the award of the Master of Architecture In Urban Design degree. To be eligible for graduation from the 60-semester-credit hour program, students must complete 12 semester credit hours in designated design courses, 9 semester credit hours in designated history and theory courses, 12 semester credit hours in the degree project sequence, and 15 semester credit hours in required and/or recommended course work in urban design. The remaining 12 semester credit hours are elective course work. The typical sequence of course work within the 60semester-credit-hour option leading to the award of the Master of Architecture ln Urban Design degree is: Course Sequence ONE eslgnated design studio 6 credits D esignated history or theory course work 6 credits EMFSI'ER1WO ' )esignated design studio esignated history or theory course work ::Jective course work 6credlts 3credlts 3credits SEMESTER 111REE Degree project proposal Urban design course work SEMESTER FOUR Degree project research Urban design course work Elective course work SEMESTER FIVE Degree project Elective course work 3credits 9credits 3credits 6credits 3 credits 6credits 6credits Landscape Architecture Interim Program Director: Raymond Studer Telephone: (303) 556-3382 The primary mission of the program is to imbue the student with a design ethic for landscape architecture-in its holistic sense of landscape intervention-as a relationship between the abstract and the real, between architecture and landscape, and between art and ecology. The underly ing premise or baseline is that the land scape architect strives to design places for people to Inhabit, in the artful sense of the word, with a relentless commitment to quality, ethics, and appropriateness . Students will develop a thorough compe tence in design, design process, and knowledge of landscape technology. The program features particular emphasis upon the holistic understanding of ration, experimentation, and synthesis as it relates to professional practice, design management, and professional ethics. The dynamic setting of the Universitythe urban matrix of Denver and the interface between the Rocky Mountains and the high plains-offers a stimulating educational climate for Its students and its faculty. The program places Impor tance on Its academic achievements and on its service to the diverse range of cultures, communities, and people as a regional focus for professional design education . The program prepares the student to enter into the profession with a thorough understanding of its precepts and capabil Ity of making judgments through a design process-a method by which one can determine the appropriateness and inte gration of the natural, aesthetic, social, and cultural parameters of landscape intervention . It infuses the student with a rigor and discipline necessary to execute, Implement, evaluate, and critique his or her actions. Programs of Study I 59 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS The professional program in landscape architecture offered by the University of Colorado at Denver through its College of Architecture and Planning is a Master of Landscape Architecture degree program. It is fully accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB). Students with an unrelated bachelor's degree must complete a six-semester sequence of course work and accumulate a minimum of 90 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. Stu dents completing the College's Bachelor of Environmental Design on the Boulder campus-or completing a pre-professional degree from another institution-are given advanced standing in the three-year program, and must accumulate at least 65 semester hours of credit to graduate from the program with the accredited first-professional degree. The curriculum consists of core and elective course work. Core courses are grouped into four components: Design Studies, 42 semester credit hours; History and Theory , 15; Science and Technology, 15; and Professional Practice, 3, totaling 75 semester credit hours. The remaining 15 semester credit hours are devoted to electives. COURSE SEQUENCE FIRST YEAR Fall Semester-IS semester credit hours LA5500-6. LA5510-3. LA5532-3. ARCH 5520-3. Introduction to Landscape Architectural Design Studio I Elements of Design Expression and Presentation I Landscape Technology I Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism Spring Semester-IS semester credit hours Introduction to Land scape Architectural Design Studio II LA5511-3. Elements ofDesign Expression and Presenta tion II LA 5521-3. History of Landscape Architecture LA 5572-3. Landscape Ecology SECOND YEAR Fall Semester-IS semester credit hours LA Landscape Architectural Design Studio III

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60 / The College of Architecture and Planning LA6632-3 . LA6670-3 . ARCH 6620-3. Site Planning Plants in Design Architecture in the 18th Through 20th Centuries Spring Semester-/ 5 semester credit hours LA 6601-6. Landscape Architectural Design Studio IV LA 6631-3. Landscape Technology II Electives-6 . THIRD YEAR Fall Semester-/ 5 semester credit hours LA 6700-6. Advanced Landscape LA6750-3 . Elective-3 . Elective-3. Architectural Design StudioV Professional Practice LA Theory Computer Tech Elective Spring Semester-/ 5 semester credit hours LA 6701-6. Advanced Landscape Architectural Design Studio Vl Electives-9 . MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE II (POSTPROFESSIONAL DEGREE) The post-professional degree program requires 48 semester credit hours and two years of full-time study. The core curricu lum consists of two groups : Design, 30 semester credit hours; History(fheory, 12, for a total of 42 semester credit hours; plus 6 semester credit hours of electives. DESIGN: 30 semester credit hours LASS00-6 . LA 6601-6. LA6700-6. LA6701-6 . LA5510-3 . LA5511-3. Introduction to Landscape Architectural Design Studio I Landscape Architectural Design Studio IV Advanced Landscape Architectural Design StudioV Advanced Landscape Architectural Design Studio VI Elements of Design Expression and Presentation I Elements of Design Expression and Presentation II HISTORY AND THEORY: 12 semester credit hours ARCH 5520-3. Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism ARCH 5521-3. Survey of Architectural History Electives-6. Advanced LA Theory ELECTIVES Six credit hours chosen from one of the following concentration areas : Urban Design UD6620-3 . UD6621-3 . LA6686-3 . URP5520-3. URP6633-3. URP6634-3. URP6635-3 . URP6686-3. Architecture of the City The City as an Artifact Special Topics : Open Space in Urban Design Urban Spatial Analysis Urban Form Theory Preservation Theory and Practice History of American City Building Special Topics: Urban Market Analysis Computers and Computer-Aided Planning and Design LA 6641-3. Computer Applications in LA6686-3. Landscape Architecture Special Topics: Computer Simulation ARCH 6640-3. Introduction to Computer Graphics ARCH 6641-3. Computer Applications in Architecture ARCH 6643-3. Advanced Design Applications with the Macintosh ARCH 6740-3. Computer Aided Design URP 6612-3. Geographic Information Systems for Planners Land and Real Estate Development URP 6660-3. Real Estate Development URP6661-3. URP6670-3. URP6671-3. URP6686-3. Process Real Estate Development Finance Urban Economic Devel opment Regional Economic Development Special Topics: Capital Budgeting and Fiscal Impact Landscape Planning LA 6622-3. Visual Quality Analysis LA 6686-3. Special Topics : URP 5530-3. URP6642-3. URP6650-3. URP6651-3 . URP6653-3 . Ecological DesignFact or Fiction Planning Law Neighborhood Planning Environmental Planning II: Policy and Law Environmental Impact Assessment Natural Resource Management and Plann i ng Urban and Regional Planning Department Chair: Raymond G. Studer Associate Chair: Tom Clark Telephone: (303) 556-3382 Urban and regional planning in the United States and other countries is involved in activities aimed at shaping the pattern of human settlements and providing housing, public services , and other support systems required to realize a viable urban living environment. Plan ning encompasses not only a concern for the structure and image of the built environment, but also the related social structures and processes that give meaning to the everyday lives of men and women in residential , work, recreational , and other human settings . More specifically , urban and regional planning is concerned with: identifying social needs and designing and providing services and facilities to meet those needs; anticipating change and its impact on how people can and do live ; understanding the way plans are made , decisions implemented, and actions evaluated, as well as the means by which these processes can be improved ; stimu lating, guiding , and influencing actions of the private sector with respect to land use and land use transitions in urban, suburban, and rural areas; identifying the potentially adverse impacts of human activities on the natural environment and mitigating those impacts; designing the city and the surrounding region to facilitate activities in which people need and desire to engage. The objectives of the MURP Program are: to clarify the behavioral and percep tual sources of urban and regional problems ; to foster the appropriate use of policy, planning, design , and legal devices for creating urban and regional environments responsive to human needs and ecological principles; and to develop methods for evaluating urban programs , policies, and plans which have important human and natural environmental consequences. The Urban and Regional Planning Program offers a curriculum leading to the degree of Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), which is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board . With no advanced standing, candidates for the MURP degree must complete a minimum of 51 credit hours of graduate work, including all core courses (27 credit hours), a concentration (15 credit hours minimum), and additional electives (9 credit hours). Students who received the College's Bachelor of Environmental

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Design (B. Envd ) on the Boulder campus with a GPA of at least 3 . 0 on a 4 . 0 scale wlll be admitted into the MURP with advanced standing . These students will earn the MURP degree after completing a minimum of 42 credit hours, which will include the core courses and an approved concentra tion. Students holding the College ' s B .Envd degree who also completed the Planning Option with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4 . 0 scale (and with a grade of at least 3 . 0 in ENVD 4320 Planning Studio Ill) will , in addition, receive a waiver with credit for URP 6630 Planning Studio I. These students wlll earn the MURP degree upon completion of a min i mum number of 36 credit hours, including 21 credit hours of core courses and all requirements for an approved concentration. The above conditions for advanced standing only apply to students who graduated from the College's undergraduate program within the last five years . Those who graduated earlier may receive advanced standing at the discretion of the Chair of Urban and Regional P lannin g , in consultation with program faculty . All planning courses qualify as elec tives. The concentrations and elective courses enable students to explore in depth an area of special interest. Students should, however , build on the expertise which they already possess. This can be done by either focusing on a related spe cialty , or by increased specialization in a previously acquired area of expertise. The student should select courses that build on each other and together form a strong specialization. The program currently supports three official concentrations: (1) Physical Plan ning , (2) Environmental Planning , and (3) Economic Development Planning . Physical Planning Concentration: Physical planning deals with spatial arrangement of the environment, from the scale of the project to the scale of the region, and its fitness for human activities. Physical planners establish the policy and regulatory context for design development, practicing as land use or compre hensive planners, or in specialties such as preservation, transportation or open space planning, real estate development, or urban design . Environmental Planning: All urban and regional planning actions impact on the environment in some manner, and envi ronmental planners must manage these impacts, both pro-actively and re-actively. The Environmental Planning concentra tion introduces planners to the policy and legislative issues surrounding the environmental implications of planning actions, as well as to methods for their assessment, control , and mitigation. Economic Development Planning: Economic development aims to amass within communities and regions the resources-jobs, capital, tax base-needed to sustain or improve the quality of life and insure opportunities for all within the private economy, facilitated through appropriate public actions and services. Planners foster economic change as diagnosticians , strategists, and promoters, gauge growth ' s effect in light of environmental capacities, manage its social benefits, mitigate its negative consequences, and fashion its imprint on the physical landscape of localities , regions, states, and nations . In addition to the three official concentrations, students have the choice of defining their own "tailor-made" concen tration. Students may also enroll in our joint degree programs with Public Administration (MPA-MURP), and Landscape Architecture (MLA-MURP). Applicants to the Urban and Regional Planning Program are expected to submit their application materials in a bound 8.5 x II inch document. This bound document should include a resume which Programs of Study I 61 describes the applicant's educational and professional background, a statement of educational and professional goals and objectives, a list of courses that the applicant has taken which relate to planning, -and a copy of a student or professional paper or project with a note explaining why the particular item was selected. The applicant may submit other relevant materials . A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included if the document is to be returned. If the applicant's GPA is below 3 .0, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must also be provided. COURSE SEQUENCE FlRSTYEAR Fall Semester-12 semester credit hours URP 550I-3 . Planning History and URP5510-3. URP5530-3. Electlve-3 . Theory Planning Methods I Planning Law Spring Semester-12 credit hours URP 55II-3. Planning Methods II URP 5520-3 . Urban Spatial Analysis URP 6630-6. Planning Studio I SECOND YEAR Fall Semester-15 credit hours Concentration Courses-9 . Elective-G. Spring Semester-12 credit hours URP 663I-6 . Planning Studio l1 Concentration Courses-6. A thesis option (URP 6950, Thesis Research and Programming , and URP 6951, Thesis) is available primarily for students who are interested in pursuing more advanced academic training in planning or related fields.

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Dean: Yash P. Gupta AMoclate Dean for Faculty: Jean-Claude Bosch AMoclate Dean for Academic Programs: James R. Morris Office: CU-Denver Building , 1250 14th Street , 2nd Floor Telephone: (303 ) 55&-5858 Fax: (303) 55&-5899 Academic Director, Health Administra tion Program: Heidi Boerstler Director of Profeselonal Development Programs: Ruth Crowley Web site: http:/ / www.cudenver .edu/ public/business Faculty Profeaeor Emeritus: Gordon G. Barnewall (Marketing) , H . Michael Hayes (Marketing and Strategic Management), WiUiam D . Murray (Information Systems) . Prote.on: Marcelle V. Arak (Finance) , Jean-Claude Bosch (Finance) , Peter G . Bryant (Management Science and Information Systems) , Wayne F. Cascio (Management) , Lawrence F. Cunningham (Marketing and Transportation ), E. Woodrow Eckard , Jr. (Business Economics) , Yash P . Gupta (Management) , Gary A Kochenberger (Operations Management), James R. Morris (Finance) , Dennis F . Murray (Accounting) , Bruce R. Neumann (Accounting and Health Adm i nistra tion), Edward J. O'Connor (Manage ment) , John C . Ruhnka (Management and Business Law), Donald L. Stevens (Finance) , Dean G . Taylor (Finance) , Raymond F. Zammuto (Management). Aa8ociate Professors: Heidi Boers tier (Health Administration), Kang Rae Cho (Management and International Busi ness), Edward J . Conry (Business Law and Ethics) , Elizabeth S . Cooperman (Finance) , C . Marlena Fiol (Manage ment), Richard W Foster (Finance and Health Adm i nistration) , James H. Gerlach (Information Systems) , Jahangir Karim i (Information Systems) , Susan M . Keaveney (Marketing) , Feng Yang " Bob " Kuo (Information Systems), Manuel G . Serapio , Jr. College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration (International Business), Marlene A. Smith (Quantitative Methods) , Clifford E . Young (Marketing). Aa81stant Profeaeon: Ajeyo Banerjee (Finance) , Kenneth L. Bettenhausen (Management) , Anol Bhattacherjee (Information Systems), John W Byrd (Finance) , Gary J. Colbert (Accounting) , Richard E . Cook (Finance), David A Forlani (Marketing), Blair D . Gifford (Management and Health Administra tion) , John Jacob (Accounting) , Deborah L. Kellog (Operations Management), Unda G . Levy (Accounting) , L. Ann Martin (Accounting) , Sarah Kovoor Misra (Management) , Madhavan Parthasarathy (Marketing), Michele L . Wingate (Accounting) . Senior Instructors: Elizabeth S. Conner (Accounting) , Charles M . Franks (Quantitative Methods), Gary L . Giese (Business Law and Management) , Robert D . Hockenbury (Accounting) , Lawrence F. Johnston (Finance) , Paul J. Patinka (Management) , Barbara A. Pelter (Finance) , Marianne Plunkert (Finance) , Eric J. Thompson (Informa tion Systems) , John Turner (Finance). Instructors: Errol L. Biggs (Health Admin istration), Michael D . Harper (Opera tions Management) , Chen Ji (Finance) , Charles A. Rice (Management), Gary R. Schornack (Marketing) , M . Catherine Volland (Management). INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLEGE Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountain business community , the College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Denver provides its students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective , responsible business professionals . This level of excellence in higher education is achieved by bringing together nationally recognized faculty and highly motivated, mature students in an intellectually challenging academic environment . CU-Denver's College of Business is a "research institution," and our faculty are nationally recognized for their contributions to scholarly research as well as for their teaching skills . Accordingly, our students have the oppor tunity to be on the leading edge of business management theory and practice. Our class schedules and curriculum offer flexibility to meet the needs of fulland part-time students, with both day and evening classes . Whether t hey are experienced working professionals seeking advanced degrees , or preparing for new careers in the business world , students will gain the knowledge and perspective necessary to succeed in today' s challenging business environment. CU-Denver ' s College of Business can give students an edge over their competition . College of Business and Administration Educational Goals CUDenver ' s College of Bus i ness and Administration i s committed to superb teaching, connecting theory to practice that focuses on: • current and relevant knowledge and skills necessary for success in the highly competitive global business environment ; • experience in cooperative and teambased work skills; • integrated professional and functional expertise ; and • sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity. Our graduate programs serve both traditional and non-traditional students who have ext e nsive work experience. The M .B.A. serves the needs of students who desire a general management education. The professionally oriented M . S . degrees serve the needs of students who desire greater specialization, and particularly students who have already obtained an undergraduate business degree . Large segments of our graduate students will be drawn from national and international locales . Our undergraduate program, which also serves both traditional and non traditional students, leads to a baccalau reate degree i n business with a substantial liberal arts component. The program is closely linked , through articulation agreements , to lower-division programs

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64 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration offered by Colorado's four-year and community colleges. The majority of undergraduates come from the Denver metropolitan area . Key elements of our academic programs are the provision of quality career advis ing and placement services, and flexible schedules and programs to meet a wide range of student needs . We are committed to assisting our students' efforts to pursue rewarding careers . Faculty Our nationally recognized faculty is vigorous and enthusiastic about its teaching and research. Faculty members hold degrees from the nation ' s leading business schools , including Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford , University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania , UCLA, and Yale. Many of them also bring years of valuable experience in private industry. Their i nterdisciplinary expertise, aca demic achievements , scholarly research, and business experience provide students with a dynamic learning environment. Students Unlike the students at a traditional college campus , many of our students are adult , working professionals who maintain full-time employment . Their success and experience enrich class discussions and interactions among students. Although a high percentage attend evening classes, a significant number are full-time students attending classes offered during the day. Following the current national trend, women constitute about one-half of the student body. Since admission standards are among the highest in the region , the student body is unusually motivated and talented. This rich mix of backgrounds, experi ence, and perspectives , when coupled with the strengths of our excellent faculty , fosters stimulating classroom interaction and keen competition among the students. Accreditation CU-Denver's College of Business is one of the few schools in the state accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (MCSB). Business Week wrote recently, "Today, just having the degree isn't as important as where you get it. . . . As corporations become savvier buyers of .. . talent , they are giving more weight to the MCSB seal . . . . Accreditation shows that a Business School cares about the quality of its program." In addition, CU-Denver's accounting program has also received separate accreditation by MCSB. While this is an elective accredita tion, prospective students should note that only two state-funded schools in Colorado have received such additional accreditation of their accounting programs. In a similar manner, our program in health administration is accredited by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA). This agency ensures that health administration programs meet demanding requirements for quality edu cation in the health administration area. Entrepreneurship The Richard H. and Pamela S . Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Development offers a three-semester certificate program, internships, and accelerated courses designed to develop the kind of entrepreneurial skills required by businesses of all types . The focus is "hands on" in researching, writing, and selling a business plan. The program may be taken for college credit by degree students as a minor or area of emphasis. Persons from various disciplines, not just business, are encouraged to participate. The Board of Advisors is available for mentorship, and a venture-capital fund will help graduates launch their own businesses. Anyone interested is invited to visit the Center, located on the downtown mall in the Masonic Building, 535 16th Street, third floor . Or call the Executive Director at (303) 620-4050. Professional Development The College of Business offers credit, certificate, and non-credit public pro grams and in-house, customized training programs which provide a f unctional business education to Denver metropoli tan area businesses and individuals. Experienced instructors teach a variety of high-
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students' tuition and fees. For additional information, contact the Undergraduate Programs Office , (303) 556-5800. Annually , graduate tuition awards are available to students admitted to the Graduate School of Business Adminis tration, based on a number of factors including academic performance. Fo; more information contact the Graduate Programs Office at (303) 556-5900. Student Organizations Opportunity for association with other College of Business and Administration students in varied activities intended to stimulate professional interest and to give recognition to scholastic attainment Is provided by the following student organizations : AABSA-African American Business Student Alliance Beta Alpha Psi-national honorary scholastic fraternity in accounting Beta Gamma Sigma-national honorary scholastic fraternity in business CSPA-Colorado Society for Personnel Administration (student chapter) for students interested in personnel or industrial relations The Robert E. Moore Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association CU Venture Network-campus chapter of the Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs , open to all CU-Denver students HASO-Health Administration Student Organization IBSA-International Business Students Association-open to CU-Denver business students !SA-Information Systems Association FMA-largest student chapter of the Financial Management Association a national organization ' M.B.A./M.S. AssociationUniversity of Colorado at Denver association of master ' s students in business Phi Chi Theta-national professional business and economics fraternity Sigma Iota Epsilon professional and honorary management fraternity SAS-Society of Accounting Students Study Abroad Transfer credit from study abroad programs requires prior written approval from the undergraduate or graduate programs coordinator. Students must meet with a bus iness staff advisor to determine course acceptability prior to the semester in which they intend to study abroad. Information on the various programs is available at the Office of International Education . Institute for International Business The Institute for International Business (JIB) was created in 1988 by the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado to serve as a center for the advanced study and teaching of international business . In 1993, the Institute was designated a Cen ter for International Business Education and Research (ClBER) by the U.S. Depart ment of Education , one of only 25 such centers of excellence in the U.S. Through the <;:IBER and other funding sources, the Institute stri ves to help the faculties of the College of Business and other Univer sity departments in Internationalizing curriculum, programs, certificates, or other student-oriented endeavors. The liB works in other ways to support faculty in their teaching, research, and development In addition, the Institute designs and facilitates customized international programs and training for business, cooperates with other organizations to offer seminars and conferences and publishes a quarterly to familiarize the Denver and regional communities with int ernational business issues. Such initiatives help faculty, students, and the business community to acquire the skills and expertise needed to be successful in our increasingly global economy. The Institute also conducts and promotes research on the global economic aspects of competitiveness. Call (303) 5564738 for information. GENERAL ACADEMIC POLICIES Academic policies which apply to all CU-Denver students are described in the General Information section of this catalog. The policies outlined on the following pages are relevant for both undergraduate students in the College of Business and Administration and graduate students in the Graduate School of Business Administration. Individual policies appropriate only to under graduate or graduate students are described under separate headings. Each student is responsible for knowing and comp lying with the academic policies and regulations established for the College. The College cannot assume responsibility for problems resulting from a student's failure to follow the Academic Policies I 65 policies stated in this catalog . Similarly, students are responsible for all deadlines, rules , and regulations stated in the Schedule of Courses. Academic Ethics Students are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the highest standards of honesty and integrity. Cheating, plagiarism, illegitimate possession and disposition of examina tions, alteration , forgery, or falsification of official records , and similar acts or any attempt to engage in such acts are grounds for suspension or expulsion from the University. Also, actions which disrupt the administrative process, such as misrepresentation of credentials or academic status, other forms of deception, or verbal abuse of College staff are grounds for suspension or probation . All reported acts of dishonesty must be referred to the College of Business Internal Affairs Committee . In particular, students are advised that plagiarism consists of any act involving the offering of the work of someone else as the student 's own . lt is recommended that students consult with the instructors as to the proper preparation of reports, papers, etc. m order to avoid this and similar offenses . Admission to Business Classes Enrollment in business classes is lim ited to students who have been admitted to business degree programs , and to other students as described in the separate undergraduate and graduate policy sections . The course registration criteria are designed to meet a number of objectives: 1 . To assure access to business courses for students seeking a business degree. 2. To serve students in other college s who have business-related educa tion objectives or requirements . 3 . To serve non-degree students who have specific career or education goals. Please refer to the Schedule of Courses each term for course avail a bility. Attendance Regulations Students are required to attend classes on a regular basis . Absences must be arranged with the instructor and must conform with university and instructor's policies on attendance .

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66 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration Prerequisites Students are expected to know and fulfill all prerequisite requirements, including any prerequisite information when registering. The College reserves the right to administrative ly drop students who enroll without the correct prerequisites. Generally, students who are administratively dropped or with drawn will not receive tuition refunds. Course Numbering The course numbering system used at the University of Colorado at Denver identifies the class standing required for enrollment. Students are expected to take 1 000-Ievel courses in their freshman year , 2000-Ievel courses in their sophomore year, 3000-level courses in their junior year, and 4000-Ievel courses in their senior year. Courses at the 5000 and 6000 level are restricted to graduate business students. Adding Courses Students may add classes to their original schedule through census date (first 12 days of the fall or spring semester, first 8 days of summer session). Instructor approval may be required to add a course after the first day/week of classes. Dropping Courses Students may drop a class thr ough census date and it will not appear on the transcript. After census, a student who wishes to drop/passing must obtain written approval from both the instructor and Academic Dean. The course and a grade of W will appear on the transcript. In order to drop/passing beyond the 1Oth week it will also be necessary to document circumstances beyond a student's control. Any student who is failing a class will not be allowe d to drop, and an Fwill be recorded on the transcript. Withdrawal See the General tnt ormation section of this catalog for Universitywide with drawal policies. Note that the College of Business normally requires instructors' signatures on withdrawal forms before the Academic Dean's approval i s granted. Administrative Drop The College reserves the right to administratively drop students who are incorrectly enrolled in business courses. Instructors also may recommend to the programs coordinator that students who fail to meet expected course attendance or course prerequisites be dropped from the course. Generally, students who are administratively dropped will not receive tuition refunds. Appeal Procedure Students should contact a staff advisor in the College of Business and Adminis tration programs office for appeal and petition procedures pertai n ing to rules and regulations of the College. General Grading Policies Plus/Minus Grading. College of Business faculty have the option to use plus/minus grading. Incomplete Grades . The only incomplete grade given in the College is IF. An IF grade is assigned only when documented circumstances clearly beyond the student's control prevent completion of course requirements (exams, papers, etc . ) . Students must sign a contract outlining how they will make up the missing work with the instructor giving the IF. Students may not register for the class a second time. All IF grades must be made up within the contract period (which may not exceed one year), or the IF will automatically be changed to the grade of F. Also, IF grades must be completed and recorded at the Office of Admissions and Records no later than four weeks prior to graduation . The student is responsible for contacting the instructor concerning the removal of incomplete grades . Grade Changes. Grades as reported by instructors are final. Grade changes will be considered only in cases of documented clerical errors or when a student is making up an incomplete grade (IF) . All changes mus t be made within one year after the course has been taken , unless highly unusual circumstances can be documented and the change has been approved by the Undergraduate Committee for undergraduate courses, or the Graduate Committee for graduate courses . Normally, grade changes will not be considered for any circums t ances after three years . Pass-Fail or No Credit (Audit). With the exception of internships and independent studies , the College of Business does not permit election of pass-fail grading for any business course required for the degree. Only non-degree status students may petition to audit a business class for a grade of NC (n o credit) . ACADEMIC PROGRAMS A carefully designed curriculum to prepare students for success in business administration is available for the student seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree. The College offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) , Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and the Master of Science (M.S.) degrees. The particular programs offered are: Areas of Emphasis (B.S. in Business Administration) Accounting Finance Human Resources Management Information Systems International Business Management Marketing Graduate Programs Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Finance Master of Science in Health Administration Master of Science in Information Systems Master of Science in International Business Master of Science in Management and Organization Master of Science in Marketing A dual degree combination of the M.B.A. with any M.S. program may also be selected, as well as dual M . S . degrees in any two fields of business. Executive Programs Master of Business Administration for Executives Master of Science in Health Administration for Executives

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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS Associate Dean: James R. Morris Programs Coordinator: Nancy A. Reed The undergraduate curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration ) degree is intended to help the student achieve the following general objectives : 1. An understanding of the activities that constitute a business enterprise and the principles underlying administration of those activities . 2. The ability to th i nk logically and ana lytically about the kind of complex problems encountered by management. 3 . Facility in the arts of c ommunication . 4 . A comprehension of human relation ships involved in an organization . 5 . Awareness of the social and e t hical responsibilities of those in adminis trative positions . 6 . Skill in the art of learning that will help the student continue self-education after leaving the campus . Undergraduate Admissions Telephone: (303 ) 556-5800 Fax: (303) 556-5904 Admission of Fre shman Stud e nts . Fresh man applicants must have completed the college preparatory curriculum i n high school, graduated in the top 25% of their high school class, and achieved a score of at least 26 on the ACT or 1100 on the SAT. See the Gene rallnformation section of this catalog for further information on freshman admission . Admission of Transfer Students . Appli cants who have completed work at other collegiate institutions should review the information on transfer students in the Generallnformation section of this catalog . In addition to University policies , the College of Business and Administra tion evaluates course work to determine its appropriateness for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Business Administra tion). Students who have completed more than 24 semester hours of transferable course work are evaluated for admission on the basis of their college grade-point average (GPA) without regard to their high school performance . To be fully considered for admission to the College of Business and Adminis tration, a transfer student must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4 . 0 scale for all college course work attempted . Transfer appli cants seeking priority admission must have a minimum 3.0 GPA for all work applicable to the Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree , and a 2.0 GPA in business courses. Students with less than an overall3.0 GPA can be admitted if they have a 3.0 in the last 24 semester hours of applicable course work, a 2 . 0 GPA in business courses, and at least a 2 . 0 overall GPA in courses applying to the degree. Transfer applicants who do not meet either of the priority admission standards are pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA earned in the last 24 hours . Pooled applicants are offered admission as space is available . For information about specific policies on transfer of credit, consult an undergraduate business staff advisor. lntra-univers .ity Transfer. Students who want to transfer to the College of Business and Administration from another college or school of the University of Colorado at Denver must formally apply to the College of Business. Transfer deadlines are August 1 for fall semester, December 1 for spring semester, and May 1 for the summer session. Students will be evaluated only on course work that applies to the business degree program . Generally, this will exclude course work of a technical or vocational nature and courses in activity PE and remedial subjects. Students who have completed at least 24 applicable semester hours will be evaluated on their college work; studen ts with fewer than 24 transferable hours will be evaluated on the basis of both high school and college work. Students will be consi dered for admis sion on either their overall GPA in applicable course work from CU and all previous institutions or on their last 24 hours. Applicants with less than a 2.0 GPA in business courses (from CU or other institutions) and overall CU GPA of less than 2.0 will be denied admission even though they meet the minimum requirements for consideration. Students will receive priority consider ation for admission to the College of Business if they have an overall GPA of 3 . 0 or an overall GPA of 3.0 on their last 24 hours . All other applicants meeting the minimum requirements for admission as stated above will be pooled and ranked on the basis of their GPA in the last 24 hours. Pooled applican ts will be offered admission as space is available. To apply for an intra-u niversity transfer, students must submi t an Intra-University Transfer form and the CU-Denver transcripts to a business staff advisor. Undergraduate Programs 167 Transfer forms are available at CU-Denver Office of Admissions or the College of Business office ; transcript reques t forms are available at the CU-Denver Records Office . The transcript must include the student's most recent semester at the University. Students with previous course work. from other institutions are also required to submit a copy of their transfer credit evaluations (advanced standings). Former Student s . A CU student from another campus , or a CU-Denver student who has not registered for three consecu tive semesters (s ummers included), is considered a former student and must reapply for admission . Former CU-Denver business degree students will be automat ically readmitted to the College for up to three years from the semester they last attended if they are i n good standing (not on probation or suspension) in the College. Students who have not attend ed for more than three years , or who have completed the equivalent of 12 or mor e semester hours at another institution of higher education , must meet the admission and degree requirements applicable at the time they reapply . Old Work Policy . For students newly admitted to the College of Bus iness and former business students readmitted to the College after an absence of three semesters, applicable credits up to five years old will be counted toward business degree requirements . Courses more than five years old will be evaluated individu ally for their current relevan ce to the degree program . Students may be required to update their knowledge by taking additional courses when past courses are outdated; in such cases , credit will be given for both courses. Generally , business courses more than ten years old will not apply toward degree credit. Second Undergraduat e Degree . Students may apply to the College of Business and Administration to earn a second undergraduate degree , provid ed the first undergraduate degree is in a field other than business. Persons who have already earned an undergr aduate degree in business may not apply for a second undergraduate in busin ess . Applications ar e available through the Office of Admissions . If a student has an academic record that justifies consideration for a graduate program , that student is encouraged to apply for one of the Graduat e School of Business Administration master ' s degree programs . Call (303) 556-5900 for information or refer to the Graduate Business Programs section of the catalog .

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68 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration Students who are accepted for the second undergraduate degree will be required to pursue courses in the sequence normally required for a business degree. For example, if a student registered for a second degree has not had the required mathematics or general education courses, these must be taken before the student will be eligible to register for business courses. Further, the basic business courses (core courses) must be taken before a student begins to pursue the major field. Minor in Business Administration. Students in other undergraduate schools and colleges at CU-Denver wishing to take a minor in business administration should consult their college advising office for details and requirements. Double Degree Programs . Numerous career opportunities exist for persons trained in both a specialized field and management. For this reason, students may be interested in combined programs of study leading to completion of degree requirements concurrently in two fields. For additional information, contact an undergraduate business staff advisor at (303) 556-5800. Undergraduate Advising and Academic Planning Admissions Advising. Persons not yet admitted to the College of Business can receive advising on course selection , admission requirements, and other matters from an undergraduate staff advisor. To make an appointment, call (303) 556-5800. Admitted Students . Upon admission to the College, students execute a Degree Plan which Identifies the courses required to graduate. This plan contains all the information needed to select courses and monitor progress toward completion of requirements for the degree, Bachelor of Science (Business Administration). Business students are expected to assume responsibility for their own advising . This Includes scheduling courses each term, being familiar with all the policies and procedures of the College, and otherwise managing their own academic careers. Staff advisors are available to answer questions about unusual situations . Career advising is available from business faculty and from the CU-Denver Career Center, (303) 556-4542. ClJ..Denver Undergraduate Core Curriculum Specific requirements for the B.S. degree in Business are included In the catalog text. Knowledge Areas a. Writing/Speech 9 hours b. Mathematics 3 hours c. Natural and Physical Sciences 8 hours (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physics) d. Behavioral Sciences AND Social Sciences 9 hours (Behavioral Sciences 3-6 hours: Anthropology, Communication, and Psychology) (Social Sciences 3-6 hours: Economics, Geography, Political Science, and Sociology) e . Humanities 6 hours (History , Languages, Uterature , and Philosophy) f. Arts 3 hours (Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre) g. Multicultural Diversity 3 hours Total Core 41 hours Undergraduate Core Curriculum-University of Colorado at Denver The faculty of the College of Business Administration, College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the College of Uberal Arts and Sciences have established a core curriculum for undergraduate students. All undergraduate students who entered CU-Denver In Fall1990 or later are required to complete the undergraduate core curriculum Independent of their college or major. Undergraduate students admitted prior to Fa111990 have a choice of either the new core curriculum or the requirements of their college in effect at the time of admission to the college . The undergraduate core curriculum for CU-Denver is outlined In the following table, and the CU-Denver core ments for business students are spec1fied in the section labeled Business Program Requirements. The undergraduate core curriculum seeks to provide all baccalaureate students with basic intellectual compe tencies in mathematics and computation, writing, oral communication, information literacy, and critical thinking. It also requires all students to develop basic knowledge in the areas of natural and physical sciences , behavioral sciences , social sciences , humanities, and arts. Furthermore, the core curriculum promotes an awareness of cultural and racial diversity . The majority of the core curriculum is designed to be completed during a student's freshman and sophomore years in order to provide the foundation for specific training in a student's major discipline. Graduation Requirements The Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) degree requires the following: Total Credits . A total of 120 semester hours . A minimal level of proficiency must be demonstrated in one foreign language or in regional expertise . Students may satisfy the proficiency requirement by taking courses as described below. Area of Emphasis or Non-Business Minor. Completion of at least 9-15 semester hours of approved courses in the area of empha sis or completion of at least 15 semester hours in an approved non-business minor. Students who select a non-business minor must complete an additional three-hour business elective to earn the required number of hours in business. Residence . At least 30 semester hours of business courses (including the business area of emphasis) must be completed after a student's admission to the College . The 30 hours for residence must include BLAW 4120 and MGMT 4500 , and 24 hours in other 4000-level business courses (including area of emphasis courses if an area is selected). Grade -Point Average Requirement . To graduate, a student must maintain a minimum cumulative scholastic grade point average of 2 . 0 for all courses attempted at the University acceptable toward the B.S. (Business Administration) degree, 2 . 0 for all business courses, and 2 . 0 for courses in the student's area of emphasis or non-business minor . Undergraduate Honors . Upon recom mendation of the faculty, students who demonstrate superior scholarship are given special recognition .at graduation . Students must achieve an overall Univer sity of Colorado grade-point average of

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3.3 and a grade-point average of 3 . 5 in all business courses taken at the University of Colorado to be considered for cum laude . Those who achieve an overall University of Colorado grade-point average of 3.5 and a grade-point average of 3 . 7 in all business courses taken at the University of Colorado will be considered for magna cum laude . Those who achieve a 3. 7 overall grade-point average and a 3 . 85 GPA In all business courses will be considered for summa cum laude . Filing for Graduation . A senior audit Is completed on all students who have completed 90 or more semester hours. Students must file an Undergraduate Candidacy form and Diploma Card, and request a graduation evaluation prior to registering for their final semester. Failure to do so will delay graduation . Also , students desiring to change their area of emphasis after filing for graduation must have the change approved by the graduation supervisor prior to registering for their final semester. Changes after that time will delay graduation . Business Program Requirements Satisfaction of all the following : Program Requirements Semester Hours College proficlencies ................... 0-13 CU-Denver core ........................... 41 Mathematics ......................... ....... 3 Business core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 International studies ... . ................... 3 Cornerstone courses .. .................... 6 Area of emphasis or non-business minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Other courses ..... .. .......... ........ . . 0-13 Total Semester Hours Required . . . . . . . 120 Detailed descriptions of degree course plans which satisfy program require ments follow: !.COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION REQUIRED SEMESTER HOURS PROFICIENCY: 0-13 The business student must demonstrate either proficiency in a foreign language or in regional expertise. The requirement can be met In the following ways : A. Foreign Language The language proficiency can be met by: 1 . Completion of the third year of high school course work in a single language . Students must complete three years of high school credit in one language . A C (2.0) or higher must be earned in the final semester of the third year high school course to show proficiency . 2. Completion of three semesters of college-level course work in a single foreign language. The third semester course (college level) in one language requires a grade of Cor better to complete the proficiency. The Pass/Fail option cannot be used when completing the requirement at CU-Denver . 3 . Examination . Students may show their level of proficiency by taking the placement proficiency exam given by the Language Laboratory in CN 220. The languages tested are French, German, and Spanish . For informa tion about other languages , students should consult with their business advisor , (303) 556-5800 . The number of times the student may attempt the examination is once per semester. B. Regional Expertise The regional expertise is available as an alternative to Foreign Language Proficiency . This requires the student to develop expertise about a region of the world other than North America. The student must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours of course work from an approved list that relates to history, culture, politics , or the economy of a single defined region of the world outside North America. Courses used in the expertise area must meet the College of Business guidelines . These courses can be chosen from the list specified by the College of Business . Students should contact their business advisor to outline their program , (303) 556-5800. Students who must meet all the proficiency requirements through course work may find It necessary to complete more than 120 semester hours in order to earn the B.S. in Business Administration. The proficiency requirement must be completed during the first three terms in attendance at CU-Denver. II. CU-DENVER BUSINESS CORE REQUIREMENTS: 41 SEMESTER HOURS A. Writing/Speech-9 semester hours. ENGL 1020. Core Composition I ........ 3 ENGL 2030. Core Composition II or ENGL 3170. Business Writing ... . .. . .. . . 3 CMMU 2050. Business and Professional Speaking or CMMU 2101. Speechmaklng ............ 3 Undergraduate Programs I 69 B . Mathematics-3 semester hours. MATH 1070. Algebra for Social Sciences and Business (*)tt ................... 3 (*)Note: The required sequence MATH 1070 and MATH 1080 may be satisfied by a 6-hour cal culus sequence. College Algebra does not apply to the business degree. C. Natural and Physical Sciences-8 semester hours. Two of the following courses (a sequence in the same discipline or courses in two different disciplines) : BIOL 1550. Basic Biology I .. .. .. .. .. .. . 4 BIOL 1560. Basi c Biology II .. ............ 4 CHEM 14 70. Core Chemistry: Eat, Drink , Man , Woman .............. 4 CHEM 1471. Core Chemistry : Risky Business ...... .. .. .............. 4 ENVS 1042. lntro. to Environmental Sciences ............................... 4 GEOL 1072. Physical Geology I ....... .. 4 GEOL 1082. Phys ical Geology II . . ... ... 4 PHYS 1000. lntro. to Physics ............ 4 PHYS 1052. General Astronomy I ....... 4 D . Behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences-9 semester hours. PSY 1000. Introductio n to Psychology I tt ........................ 3 ECON 2012. Prin ciples of Economics : Macroeconom ics tt .................. 3 ECON 2022 . Principles of Economics : Microeconom ics tt ................... 3 E . Humanities-6 semester hours. Two courses from the following : ENGL 1601. Telling Tales : Narrative Artin Literature and Film ............ 3 ENGL 2550. Masterpieces of Literature in English I ................. 3 ENGL 2750 . Masterpieces of Literature in English II ................ 3 PHJL 1012.Introduction to Philosophy: Relationsh i p of the Individual to the World .. . .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. .. . .. .. 3 PHJL 1020. 1ntroduction to Ethics and Society : The Person and the Community ........................ 3 HIST 1211. Western Civilization I ....... 3 HfST 1212. Western Civilization II ...... 3 HJST 1361. U.S. History to 1876 ......... 3 HIST 1362. U . S . History Since 1876 ..... 3 HJST 1381. Paths to the Present I ....... 3 HJST 1382 . Getting Here : Paths to the Present ll ....................... 3 RUSS 1000. Russia and the Russians : Ufe, Culture , and Arts ................ 3 F . Arts-3 semester hours. One course from the following : ARTS 1000. Arts in our Time ............ 3 FA 1001. lntroduction to Art ...... . ..... 3 MUS 1001. Music Appreciation ......... 3 THTR 100l.lntroduction to Theatre . .............. ................. 3

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70 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration G. Multicultural Diversity-3 semester hours. One course from the list specified for the CU-Denver Core Curriculum . Ill. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS SPECIFIC GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS MATH 1080 . Polynomial Calculus(*) ... . . 3 (*)Note: The required sequence MATH 1070 and MATH 1080 may be satisfied by a 6-hour calculus sequence. College Algebra does not apply to the business degree . B. ISMG 2000 . Computer and Business Information Systems(**) ............... 3 (**)Note: ISMG 2000 counts in the Other Courses category, and must be completed prior to starting the Busi ness Core course sequence . C. Courses Required for Graduation . Ctt) The following courses are required to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. MATH 1070, ECON 2012, ECON 2022, PSY 1000, ENGL 3170, and CMMU 2050. These course requirements may be taken as part of the CU-Denver Core. However , if other courses in their respective areas are taken to satisfy CU-Denver core require ments, then these required courses must still be completed to meet graduation requirements. IV. BUSINESS CORE: 42 SEMESTER HOURS Students are required to complete the Business Core in the order listed below : ACCT 2200. Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis ...... 3 ACCT 2220. Managerial Accounting and Professional Issues . ............. ... 3 QUAN 2010 . Business Statistics ... . . . .. .. . 3 BLAW 3000. Legal, Ethical , and Social Environments of Business I ...... .. ..... 3 FNCE 3100. Principles of Finance I ........ 3 ISMG 3000. Business Information Systems ................................... 3 MGMT 3000. Managing Individuals and Teams ....... . . ... ... . . ............... 3 MKTG 3000. P r !nciples of Marketing .. .. . 3 OPMG 3000 . Operat ions Management .. . 3 MKTG 3050. Applied Marketing Management ............................. 3 FNCE 3200 . Principles of Finance II ....... 3 MGMT 4350. Conflict and Change in Organizations or MGMT 4370 . Organization Design . . . . . . . 3 BLAW 4120. Legal, Ethical, and Social Environments of Business II .......... .. 3 MGMT 4500 . Business Policy and Strategic Management ................. . 3 Note : ISMG 2000 must be completed prior to starting the Business Core . Accounting majors are not required to take ISMG 3000, , MGMT 4350 (or 4370) , and MKTG 3050 . V. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES: 3 SEMESTER HOURS International Business-One course (3 semester hours) from the following list of courses: FNCE 4370-3. International Financial Management MGMT 4400-3. Introduction to International Business * MKTG 4200-3. International Marketing MKTG 4580-3. International Transportation * Prerequisite: ECON 4410-3. International Trade. VI. AREA OF EMPHASIS OR NONBUSINESS MINOR: 9-15 SEMESTER HOURS Students may choose a general business degree with a nonbusiness minor, or a business degree with an area of emphasis in Accounting , Finance, Human Resources Management , Information Systems , International Business , Management, or Marketing . A. General Business with Non-Business Minor: General Business students must take an approved non-business minor of at least 15 semester hours. The courses must form an integrated sequence and be approved by the College of Business . Up to 6 semester hours of the sequence may be in courses used to satisfy the general (CU-Denver core) requirements , but the number of " Other Courses " (see below) will be correspondingly increased to meet the 120-hour total requirement for the degree . Students selecting a non-business minor must complete an additional three-hour business elective to earn the required number of hours in business . This credit appears under " Other Courses. " Students interested in completing a minor should contact the individual academic departments regarding requirements. B.Areas of Emphasis : Areas of Emphasis must consist of at least 15 semester hours, including any business core courses. For most areas, this will mean 9 semester hours beyond two courses in the business core. For areas with special requirements or areas with only one course in the core, it may mean 12 or more semester hours beyond the business core. Any hours in excess of 9 are included in the Other Courses category described below . VII. OTHER COURSES: 4-13 SEMESTER HOURS Students may choose Other Courses freely, subject to the following general rules: (1) Only non-remedial (college level, as determined by the College of Business) courses will count toward the B .S. degree; (2) All students receiving the B.S. degree in Business must take at least 48 semester hours in business (excluding the economics core courses). Students in General Business will usually need to take at least one business course in the Other Courses category to meet this requirement ; (3) At most , 60 semester hours in business (excluding the economics core courses) may be counted toward the 120 credit hours required for the B .S. degree in Business; ( 4) Any business area of empha sis courses required by specific areas in excess of the 9 hours listed under Areas of Emphasis above are included in the Other Courses category ; (5) At least 50% of the business credits applied to the degree must be taken at CU-Denver. Guidelines for Elective Credits . Elective credits should be selected carefully because not all classes are acceptable. Generally, to be acceptable, electives must be taught by regular University of Colorado faculty , must have a form of assessment such as a term paper and/or examinations , and must be regular classroom-type classes . Course coverage must be college level, not repetitious of other work applied toward the degree, must be academic as opposed to vocational or technical , and must be part of the regular University offerings . Specifically , the College will accept: a . A maximum of 6 hours of the theory of physical education , theory of recreation , and/or theory of dance, and b . A maximum of 6 hours of approved independent study, internships , experimental studies, choir , band, and/or music lessons , art lessons, and c . A maximum of 12 hours of advanced ROTC, providing the student is enrolled in the program and completes the total program . The College will not accept: Activity physical education classes, recreation , workshops , orientations, dance, teaching methods, practicums, and courses reviewing basic skills in computers, English composition, mathematics , and chemistry .

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Areas of Emphasis See individual areas of emphasis in this section for specific courses required. ACADEMIC POLICIES FOR SELECTING COURSES Registration. Instruction for registering for courses is contained in another publication called the Schedule of Courses which is available before each semester. ' That publication lists the times when registration occurs and the courses offered . Maximum Units Per Term. The normal scholastic load of an undergraduate business student is 15 semester hours with a maximum of 18 hours allowed ' during the fall/spri ng semesters and 12 hours allowed during the summer session. Hours carried concurrently in the Division of Continuing Education, CU-Boulder, or CU-Denver Extended Studies Programs , whether in classes or through correspondence , are included in the student's term load. Repeating Courses. A failed course (grade of F) may be repeated; however, the Fwlll be Included in the grade-point average and will appear on the transcript. A course in which a grade of D or better is obtained may not be repeated without written approval from a business pro gram advisor . Courses repeated without approval may not be used in the business grade-point average calculation . Courses From Other Institutions. Business students must have the written approval of a business program advisor to register for courses (excluding MSCD pooled courses) offered by other institutions , Including other CU campuses . Credit will not be given for courses taken without approval . Grades of Cor better must be earned to receive business degree credit. Generally , only non-business electives or lower division , non-business require ments are acceptable for transfer from other institutions once a student has been admitted to the College of Business. Students who, after admission to the College, take more than 12 semester hours from another Institution, must reapply for admission to the College as transfer students and must meet the current admission requirements . Metropolitan State College of Denver Courses. Business students may select their non-business required and elective courses from those offered by MSCD. Grades of Cor better must be earned to receive business degree credit; however, the grade is not computed in the CU grade-point average and is treated like other transfer credits . MSCD business courses may not be taken for CU-Denver business degree credit. Graduate Level Courses. With prior written approval of a business program advisor, students may take a maximum of 6 semester hours of graduate level non-business elective credits . Students must earn grades of B or better In graduate courses in order to apply the credits toward business degree requirements . Pass/Fail. Only Internships, independent studies, and non-business elective courses may be taken pass/fail. Required business and non-business courses (including the CU-Denver core) may not be taken pass/fail. A maximum of 6 hours pass/fail credit may be applied toward the business degree. Courses taken in excess of the maximum will not be applied toward degree credit. Pass/fail determination must be made within the posted deadlines (at census dates) and may not be rescinded (unless approved by the Undergraduate Committee) . Correspondence Courses. Only six semester hours of credit taken through correspondence study (from regionally accredited institutions) will be applied toward the business degree . Business courses may not be taken by correspond ence. All correspondence courses must be evaluated by a business program advisor to determine their acceptability toward degree requirements, and the program advisor ' s written approval is required prior to the student's registering for courses. Students may contact the Division of Continuing Education, CU-Boulder, for correspondence course offerings and registration procedures . Independent Study Junior or senior business students desiring to work beyond regular course coverage may take variable credit courses (1-3 semester hours) as non-business electives under the direction of an Instructor who approves the project, but the student must have the appropriate approval before registering. A maximum of 3 semester hours of independent study course work may be taken In any one semester; a maximum of 6 semester hours may be applied toward degree requirements. An Independent Study Request Form must be signed by the student, instructor, area coordinator , and the Associate Dean for Academic Programs . Academic Policies I 71 ACADEMIC POLICIES FOR SUSPENSION AND PROBATION To be in good standing, students must maintain an overall CU grade-point aver age (GPA) of 2 . 0 (C= 2.0) or better for all course work attempted, and a 2.0 GPA or better for all business courses attempted . PE activity courses, remedial course work MSCD courses , and repeated courses not ' approved by a business advisor are not included in these averages. When semester grades become avail able, students falling below the 2.0 GPA will be notified of 1) probationary status or 2) suspension. Students are responsi ble for being aware of their academic status at all times; late grades and/or late grade notification does not waive this responsibility. College rules governing probation and suspension are as follows: 1 . Any student whose overall GPA or business course GPA, is less 2.0 will be placed on probation immediately. A student may be removed from probation when the overall GPA and business GPA have been raised to 2.0. 2. A student may remain on probation as long as the student maintains normal degree progress each semester as determined by the College and each term, while on probation , obtains an overall term GPA of 2.5, and term business course GPA of 2.5, with no grade below a C. Failure to meet probationary provisions will result In suspension . Probationary status may continue only until the student has completed a maximum of 12 semester hours or four terms, whichever comes first; summer is considered a term. The student will be suspended if the GPA deficiency is not cleared within this time . 3. Suspended students may not attend any campus of the University of Colo rado or any division of the University (including Continuing Education or Extended Studies credit classes) . 4. Students on suspension may petition for readmission to the College after waiting a minimum of one year from the term in which they were suspended. Generally, petitions are granted only In unusual circumstances. Any suspended student readmitted to the College will be under contract and placed on a con tinued probation status until the GPA defi ciency has been cleared. Such students will be automatically suspended If, at

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72 / College o f Bu si n es s and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration any time, their over all GPA or business GPA again falls b e low 2.0 . 5. S t udents earn in g all f ailing grades for a semester will have a dean's stop placed on their record and will not be permitte d t o r eg ister without a b usiness a dvisor' s approval . 6. Combine d degree students are required to maintain t h e same standards of performance as C oll e ge of Business students in order t o be continued in a combined program. AREA S OF EMPHASIS Each candidate for the B . S . (Business Administration) degre e must complete the prescribed course s in an area of emphasis comprising a minimum of 15 sem ester hours take n at the University of Colorado at Denver . A 2 . 0 grade-point average is required for area courses . Typically , students sel ect an area of emphasis after taking several of the core courses . They then -complete the hours required for their s elect e d area. Information about each area o f emphasis follows: Accounting Advisor: Bruce R. Neum ann Telephone: (303) 556-5884 Accounting courses are offered in sev eral fields of professional accountancy at the intermediate, adv anced, and graduate levels . They provide preparation for prac tice in one or more of t he following fields: Accounting and man a g ement control systems Auditing Financial accounting Managerial accounting Tax accounting Teaching and resear ch In all of these fields a thorough knowledge of the social, legal, economic, and political environ ment is needed. A high degree of analyt ical ability and communication skill i s indispensable . Courses in English c omposition , speech, ethics and logic are d es irable. Courses in statistics an d inf orm ation systems, beyond the required Business Core courses, are highly rec ommended. Accounting maj o r s are not required to comple t e I SMG 3000 , MGMT 4370, and MKTG 3050 as part of the College of Business Core. Required Courses Semester Hours ACCT 3054. Accountin g Systems and Data Process i ng .................... 3 ACCT 3220. Intermediate Financial Accounting I .......... .. . ................. 3 ACCT 3230.1ntermediate Financial Accounting II ........... .................. 3 ACCT 3320. Intermediate Cost Accounting ............................... 3 ACCT 4410. Income Tax Accounting ...... 3 ACCT 4620 . Auditing . .......... ... .. .. . . . . . 3 ACCT free elective ( 4000 level) .......... . 3 Students planning to pursue accounting as a career may take more than the above required hours. Many students complete a total of 30 hours of accounting , often tak ing two accounting courses each semester in their junior and senior years . Students should work closely with the accounting faculty and business advisors in planning their accounting programs . Accounting students often specialize in a particular topical area of accounting . Examples of these specializations include: floaoclal Accounting Recommended Electives ACCT 4240-3. Advanced Financial Accounting ACCT 4800-3. Accounting for Government and Non-Profit Organizations Managerial Accounting Recommended Electives ACCT 4330-3. Managerial Accounting Problems and Cases ACCT 4800-3. Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Organizations Graduate study in accounting is receiv ing increasing emphasis by professional organizations and employers . Students meeting admission requirements should consider continuing their education at the graduate level. Finance Advisor: John Turner Telephone: (303) 556-5819 The principal areas of study in finance are financial management, financial institutions, investments , and interna tional finance. The study of finance is intended to provide an understanding of fundamental theory and p r actice pertaining to finance and to develop the ability to make sound financial manage ment decisions. Every endeavor is made to train students to think logically about financial problems and to formulate sound financial decisions and policies. It Is necessary to understand the importance of finance in the economy and the functions and pu r poses of monetary systems, credit, prices , money markets, and financial institutions. Emphasis is placed on financial policy, management , control, analysis, and decision making . Numerous job opportunities exist with financial institutions and in the field of business finance . ACCT 2200 and ACCT 2220 are required prerequisites for the finance emphasis. Finance majors are encouraged to take additional accounting courses as business electives . Required Courses Semester Hours FNCE 4320. Corporate Financial Decisions ...................... . .......... 3 FNCE 4330 . Investment and Portfolio Management . ....... .. . . ......... ........ 3 FNCE 4350 . Financial Markets and Institutions ................ .. ........ 3 Recommended Elective FNCE 4370-3. International Financial Management Students should note that all finance courses are not offered every semester. Human Resources Management Advisor: Gary Giese Telephone: ( 303) 556-5894 Human resources management offers opportunities for students to develop professional competence in the areas of personnel administration and labor relations . Students acquire an under standing of and skills in developing and implementing human resources systems, including recruitment, selection, evaluation , training, motivation, and union-management relations . Required Courses Semester Hours MGMT 4340. Labor and Employee Relations ............................... . . 3 MGMT 4380 . Human Resources Management: Employment ............. 3 MGMT 4410 . Human Resources Management : Compensation Administration ....... .................... 3 Recommended Electives MGMT 3350-3. Interpersonal Processes and Organizations PSY 3135-3. O r ganizational Psychology ECON 4610-3. Labor Economics MGMT 4950-3. 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The information systems area is designed for those who wish to prepare themselves for careers as professional data processing managers or as technical specialists in bus i ness and government. The student develops those technical skills and administrative insights required for analysis of information systems , the design and implementation of systems , and the management of data processing operations. The e mphasis is on ment information systems-systems for the collection , organization, access, and analysis of information for the planning and control of oper ations . Students should note that not all courses are offered each semester. ISMG 2200 is a required prerequisite for the information systems area and applies as a business elective . Required Courses Semester Hours ISMG 2200. Business Programming with COBOL ...... . ........ . .............. 3 ISMG 3200 . Data Structures ............... 3 ISMG 3700. Computer Technology . ...... 3 ISMG 4500 . Database Management Systems .. . . ... . ... . .. . . .. . .......... .. .... 3 ISMG 4600 . Systems Analysis and Design ....... . ....................... 3 International Business Advisor: Kang Rae Cho Telephone: (303 ) 556-5880 Increasingly , bus i nesses are reorienting their thinking, planning, and operations to capitalize on opportunities that exist in the world marketplace . Every phase of business is affected by this reorienta tion. For individuals with the appropriate skills , training , and i nterest, international business provides excellent career opportunities . The international business curriculum is designed to enhance and build on thorough t raining i n basic business skills and to provide students with additional skills and knowledge appropriate to international business. The international business area of emphasis requires 12 hours of international courses beyond the six-hour " International Studies " requirement . ECON 4410 is the prerequisite for MGMT 4400 and fulfills the non business international requirement . Required Courses Semester Hours FNCE 4370. International Financial Management ........................ . .... 3 MKTG 4580 . lnternat i onal _ Transportation .. . ....................... 3 MKTG 4200. International Marketing ..... 3 MGMT 4400. Introduction to International Business ... . ............... 3 Students should see an academic advisor for course scheduling. A second area of emphasis in business is highly recommended. The course requirements for a second area can be included as part of the business and free elective hours . In addition, serious consideration should be given to advanced study of a foreign language and to either a minor or a Certificate In International Affairs , offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Management Advisor: Gary Giese Telephone: (303) 556-5894 The management curriculum provides the foundation for careers in supervision and general management In a wide variety of organizations. It develops skills in management practice through an understanding of general management principles, individual and group behavior, organizational change and design , and human resources management. Required Courses Semester Hours MGMT 3350. Interpersonal Processes and Organizations ....................... 3 MGMT 4350. Conflict and Change in Organizations or MGMT 4370* ...... 3 MGMT 4380. Human Resources Management : Employment ............. 3 (*) MGMT 4350 and MGMT 4370-one course may be used in the Business Core while the second course Is considered part of the area of emphasis . Recommended Electives MGMT 4340-3. Labor and Employee Relations MGMT 4400-3. Introduction to International Business MGMT 4410-3. Human Resources Management: Compensation Administration MGMT 4950-3. Special Topics in Management Marketing Advisor: Gary Schornack Telephone: (303) 556-5854 Marketing Is concerned with directing the activities of the organization toward the satisfaction of customer wants and needs. This involves understanding customers, identifying those wants and needs which the organization can best serve, guiding the development of specific products or services , planning and Implementing ways to take products Graduate Business Programs I 73 or services to the market, securing the customer's order, and finally, monitoring customer response in order to guide future activities. In most organizations , marketing is a major functional area that provides a wide variety of career opportunities in such fields as personal selling and sales management, advertising and sales promotion, public relations , marketing research, physical distribution , product management, market management , marketing information systems , and retail management. Increasingly , career opportunities exist in service businesses and non-profit organizations . Required Courses Semester Hours MKTG 3100. Marketing Research ......... 3 MKTG required courses (*) ............... 6 •rwo courses from the following list : MKTG 3200-3. Buyer Behavior MKTG 4000-3. Advertising MKTG 4100-3. Physical Distribution Management MKTG 4200-3. International Marketing MKTG 4500-3. Advertising Management and Public Relations MKTG 4580-3. International Transportation MKTG 4600-3. Business Marketing MKTG 4 700-3. Personal Selling and Sales Management In addition to the three requ i red courses beyond the core, students may select marketing electives, business electives, and non-business electives that support their particular career orientations . The marketing faculty advisor can assist the student in choosing an appropriate set of electives to fit career objectives . GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS (M.B.A./M.S.) AMociate Dean: James R. Morris Programs Coordinator: Heather A Bowdey The Graduate School of Business Administration offers programs leading to the Master of Business Administration (M. BA.), and the Master of Science (M.S.) In specific fields of business and health administration . In addition, the Master of Business Administration for Executives (Executive M . BA.) is offered as a multi campus program of the Graduate School of Business Administration , and the Exec utive Program in Health Administration (Executive M.S.HA.) is offered through the Executive Programs division .

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74 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration The M.B.A., the Executive M .B.A., and the M.S. degrees in business are accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (MCSB). The M.S. in Health Administration is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA). Requirements for Admission to the M.B.A. and M.S. Programs Telephone: (303) 556-5900 Fax: (303) 556-5904 Admissions Advising. Persons contem plating graduate study are encouraged to learn about admission and program requirements by attend ing one of the regularly scheduled prospective student information meetings. Please phone (303) 556-5900 to reserve a seat. Admission to the graduate program in business administration (M.B.A. and M . S . ) is granted only to students showing high promise of success in graduate business study. Admission is based on the following indicators of the candid ate ' s likelihood to succeed in the program: Academic Record . The bachelor 's degree must be earned from a regionally accredited university. The total academic record is considered, including the grade point average, the course of study, and the quality of the progr am . Required Testing. The Graduate Manage ment Admission Test (GMAT) is required for admission consider ation for any applicant who does not have a post baccalaureate degree. A minimum score of 400 is necessary for admission consid eration . The GMAT test is administered four times each year at numerous centers throughout the world. For information and to make application for the test, write to: Graduate Manageme nt Admission Test, Educational Testing Service , CN 6103, Princeton, New Jersey 08541; or phone (609) 771-7330. The code number for CU-Denver's graduate business pro grams is 4819 . Work Experience. A record of appropri ate employment at incr easing levels of responsibility is considered a posltive indicator of the likelihood of successful completion of graduate work. Background Requirements . Students applying for graduate programs In busi ness do not need to have taken their undergraduate degrees in business . The M.B.A. program is specifically designed so that the required courses cover the material needed for completion of the degree. There are no prerequisites needed to start the M.B.A. program. Applicants for the M.S. degree, however , may be required to take background or Common Body of Knowledge prerequisite courses, depending on the individual's academic and profess ional background. Students with non-bus iness backgrounds have completed the program successfully. For more detailed information, phone a graduate staff advisor, (303) 556-5900. It is expected that students have an adequate level of personal computer proficiency in a word processing and spreadsheet package , as well as a good working knowledge of basic algebra and proper English. THE ADMISSION PROCESS Mailing address for applications: Graduate Admissions Graduate School of Business Admin istration Universi ty of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 165, P.O. Box 173364 Denver , CO 80217-3364 Students seeking admission to Health Administration or Executive Programs should consult with the relevant catalog sections for additional application criteria or requirements . Application Requiremen ts 1. Complete Parts I and II of the Applica tion for Graduate Admission. Include a well-formula ted career plan articulated in a brief essay, and summarizing the applicant's academic achievements, any applicable work history, and reason(s) for seeking the degree. 2. Have required GMAT scores sent directly to the graduate business admissions office from the Educational Testing Service. The code for CU Denver's graduate business programs is4819. 3. Have two official transcripts (not student copies) mailed directly from each school, college, and university ever attended . Transcripts must be sent even If credit course work completed was not part of a degree program or was taken after an undergraduate degree was earned. 4 . Enclose a check for $50 for the M.B.A. or M.S. programs, or $80 for the dual M .B.A./M.S. or dual M.S./M.S., made payable to the University of Colorado. Personal interviews are not required. Deadlines. To be considered for admission, applicants for graduate programs must submit all materials prior to the following dates: April1 for summer session admission; July 1 for fall semester admission; and November 1 for spring semester admission. Early applications are encouraged because, if admitted, the student receives priority for registration time assignment. Applications received after published deadlines or without complete supporting documentation , scores, fees, and transcripts will not be considered for admission in that term. International Students . Foreign appli cants must fill out special forms, score at least 525 on the TOEFL exam, pay a $60 fee ($80 for dual M.B.A./M.S.), and meet significantly earlier deadlines. Contact the graduate admissions office at (303) 556-5900 for details. Academic Policies for Graduate Students Advising. As soon as possible after being admitted, students should schedule an appointment with a graduate staff advi sor to discuss general degree require ments, plus determine if any background course work may be required and/or what Common Body of Knowledge courses might be waived for the M.S. degree. Degree Plan. All students are encour aged to formulate a degree plan with a staff advisor during their first term in residence, and must file a plan before they register for any elective course. After the plan is approved and filed with the Graduate School of Business Adminis tration Programs Office, students must petition before receiving degree credit for any course changes. Course Load. The normal course load for full-time graduate students is 9-15 semester hours. However, because many students also are pursuing a career, it is possible to attend classes on a part-time basis by enrolling for 3-6 semester hours. Graduate courses are scheduled primarily in the evening in order to accommodate the working student. Transfer of Credit . Upon approval of the Graduate Committee, a maximum of 12 semester hours of graduate business course work may be transferred to the M.B.A. from another MCSB-accredited master's program, if completed within the last five years with at least a grade of B (not B-). 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the total hours requirement, i.e. : 1 quarter hour equals .667 semester hours . Time Limit. M.B.A. students must finish the curriculum within five years plus one semester from the first term of enrollment in the program . Courses older than 5 years generally will not be accepted for the degree unless they have been revalidated by petition to the specific department. M.S. students must complete courses beyond those in the Common Body of Knowledge list within 5 years , and with reasonable continuity . Former Students . Any CU-Denver student who has not been enrolled for three consecutive semesters (summers included) is considered a former student, and must reapply for admission to the program by submitting Part I of the Application for Graduate Admission and must pay the applicable fee. Readmitted students must conform to degree requirements in effect during the term in which they are readmitted . If the new requirements differ significantly from the former degree plan , a petition may be submitted for any exceptions . Graduation. Deadlines for filing an Application for Admission to Candidacy and a Diploma Card with the Graduate School of Business Administration Programs Office are September 1 for December graduation , January 1 for May graduation , and June 1 for August graduation. Early application prior to registering for the last term is encouraged , so that graduation check-out may detect possible last-minute problems requiring petitions or course schedule changes . Minimum Grade-Point Average. A mini mum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 must be achieved and maintained for courses taken toward a graduate business degree. All CU-Denver classes completed to meet business degree requirements, including post-baccalaureate undergrad uate background courses, are computed in the graduate business grade-point average. Transfer hours and grades from other institutions, including University of Colorado courses taken at the Boulder , Health Sciences , Colorado Springs , Continuing Education, and/or Extended Studies campuses are not computed in the business GPA, although degree credit is awarded . Probation and Suspension. If the stu dent's cumulative business grade-point average falls below 3.0, the student will be placed on academic probation and normally given 3 semesters (one calendar year) or 9 semester hours of course work (whichever occurs first) in which to achieve the required 3.0 cumulative average. Failure to achieve the required GPA within the allotted time period will result in suspension . Passing Grades. Any grade below a C-(1. 7) is a failing grade for graduate students. Graduate students must repeat a required course for which they have received a grade below a C. Both the original grade and the grade for the repeated course count in the computation of the business grade-point average. Repeating Courses. A failed course (grade of F) may be repeated ; however , the Fwill be included in the grade-point average and will appear on the transcript . A course in which a grade of C-or better is obtained may not be repeated without written approval from the Graduate Programs Coordinator. Courses repeated without approval may not be used in the business grade-point average calculation. Drop/Withdrawal. Classes dropped prior to census date will not appear on the tran script; thereafter , to drop with a grade of W, a student must be earning a grade of C-or better; otherwise, anFwill appear on the transcript. Students will not be permitted to drop a course or withdraw from all courses after the tenth week of the semester, unless circumstances outside the student's control are documented. The petition to drop or withdraw must be approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the course instructor(s) . Registration for Graduate Business Courses Enrollment in graduate level business courses is normally reserved only for students admitted to graduate degree programs in business . Occasionally , non-degree students and graduate students from other University of Colorado schools or colleges may be permitted to attend on a space-available basis by obtaining written permission from the Graduate Programs Coordinator, telephone (303) 556-5900. 6000-ievel courses are reserved exclusively for graduate students. Graduate 5000-level courses may be offered simultaneously with under graduate 4000-level courses. Students should check with a graduate advisor to confirm acceptability of 5000-level courses for degree requirements , prior to registering. Master of Busines s Administration I 75 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.) The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program provides a general background in management and adminis tration . This background enables the student to have the breadth of exposure and depth of knowledge required for an advanced level management career. The program is devoted to developing the concepts , analytical tools , and communication skills required for competent and responsible administration of an enterprise viewed in its entirety , within its social , political, and economic environment. The M.B.A. program is available in four different configurations : the INDIVIDUALIZED M.B.A. program , the COHORT M.B.A. program , the GREELEY M.B.A. program , and the EXECUTIVE M .B.A. program (see relevant section) . Both the INDIVIDUALIZED M .B.A. and the COHORT M.B.A. have the same curriculum requirem ents; they differ only in the flexibility of course scheduling and the time required to complete the program . The INDIVIDUALIZED M .B.A. allows the scheduling of classes with maximum flexibility so students can progress through the program at their own pace, by taking as little as one class per semester , or as many as five classes per semester , at times that are convenient to their work schedule. The program can be completed in as little as 16 months , or as long as 5 years plus one semester . The COHORT M.B.A. enables the student to complete the program in 3 years plus one semester, taking two courses each during fall and spring semester and one course durin g the summer . Fall or spring , a new group of entering students moves through the core courses as a cohort, taking prescribed core courses two nights per week, thus sharing their educational and professional experience . Electives are taken as available to meet individual objecti ves . For working professionals who can meet the time requirements of the COHORT program, it provides a unique and rewarding educational experience. The GREELEY M.B.A. program is offered in cooperati on with the University of Northern Colorado. Students are admitted to CU-Denver and earn the entire degree by taking courses which are televised to a UNC classroom . A two-way video and audio link provides

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76 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration interaction with the Denver instructor and students in real time . Greeley participants progress through the program as a COHORT, enabling them to complete the degree in three years plus one semester. Candidates for both the INDMDUA!r IZED and the COHORT M.B.A programs must complete specific requirements consisting of 16 courses ( 48 semester hours), as follows: Core Requirements Semester Hours BUSN 6510. Managerial Communication ........................ . 3 BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals and Teams ..................................... 3 BUSN 6530 . Data Analysis for Managers ........ . . ..................... . . 3 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical Environment of Business ............... 3 BUSN 6550 . Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information ................ 3 BUSN 6610 . Business Systems Design .... 3 BUSN 6620. Applied Economics for Managers ........................... . . 3 BUSN 6630 . Management of Operations .. . . . . ..... . . ...... ...... . ..... 3 BUSN 6640 . Financial Management ... .... 3 BUSN 6650. Marketing Management .... . 3 BUSN 6710 . Strategic Management ..... _1 Total Required Core Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Electives : International elective . .. . .............. .... 3 Free electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Total Elective Hours . .. . . . . . . ............. 15 Total M . B.A Hours ............... ........ 48 Notes and Restrictions Core Substitution. Students with exten sive and comparable course work In a particular core subject area may petition to waive a graduate core class on the basis of prior undergraduate or graduate course work taken at a regionally accredited col lege or university for the corresponding core class . This does not waive hour requirement. If a core course Is waived , another graduate level course must be used as a substitute so that the student completes a total of 48 semester hours. In addition, the resulting 48-hour degree plan, with any transfer credit, must include course work In five of the following six areas: accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing , and operations management. International Elective. One 3-hour course must be completed from the following list : ACCT 6370-3. FNCE 6370-3. International Accounting International Financial Management INTB 6000-3. INTB 6020-3. INTB 6040-3. INTB 6060-3. INTB 6080-3. INTB 6200-3. lSMG 6200-3. MKTG 6020-3. Introduction to International Business Cross-Cultural Management Managing People in Global Markets The Legal Aspects of International Business Global Competition International Business Policy Global Information Systems International Marketing Or, with prior approval of the Graduate Programs Coordinator, a special topics graduate business course with an inter national emphasis may be substituted. Electives. The M.B.A curriculum allows for 12 hours of elective credit which can be chosen without restriction from grad uate level courses offered by the Graduate School of Business Administration. A maximum of 3 semester hours of graduate level course work completed at CU-Denver outside the School may be applied to the M.B.A degree, but only with prior written approval of the Graduate Programs Coordinator. Subject to the distribution requirements, students have a wide range of options available in selecting the 12 hours of electives. No area o f emphasis is required for the M . B.A degree, permitting students to choose a combination of courses appropriate for their individual career needs. Students seeking specialization in a functional area of business are advised to consider pursuing an M . S . degree or a dual M.B.A/M.S. degree program. No thesis or comprehensive exam is required for the M.B.A program . For additional information about the M . B.A program, contact a graduate student advisor at (303) MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS Master of Science degrees (M.S.) are offered in the fields of accounting, finance , health administration, marketing, management, information systems, and international business . The M.S. degree affords the opportunity for specialization and depth of training within a particular major field and, where allowed or required , a minor field. The specialization and expertise developed within the M.S. program prepares the student for more specialized staff posi tions in industry, the non-profit sector, and government. The course requirements for degree in each of the fields are divided into two components-Common Body of Knowledge and graduate core requl1 ments. The common background requ at least 18 semester hours of business courses to develop general breadth an competence in the fields of business administration. These requirements may differ among degree programs. So common background requirements may be waived if evidence of equlvaler undergraduate or graduate level cours work Is shown. Generally, an undergrat uate degree In business admlnlstratior earned from an AACSB or regionally accredited university will meet most o the CBK requirements. The graduate core requires at least 30 semester hou1 of graduate level courses as prescribet by the different major programs. Of tht 30 hours, a minimum of 18 hours must completed at the 6000 level. Satisfying a CBK requirement by wai is not necessarily the same as meeting specific course prerequisite requirem1 M.S. students must file a degree plan p to taldng any elective course and musl meet specific prerequisites . Master of Science in Accounting Advisors: Bruce R. Neumann Telephone: (303) The Master of Science in Accountlnf is a flexible program that provides the student with a thorough understandln both financial and managerial accoun1 The combination of required and elec1 courses allows the student to design a course of study with the advisor's approval, leading to a successful In either public accounting , governme or non-profit accounting , or managem accounting. The M .S. in accounting requires the completion of the following: A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE Required Courses Semester 1 BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals and Teams ....................... . . .. . BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Manage1 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical Environment of Business ..... ..... . BUSN 6620. Applied Economics for Managers ........................ . BUSN 6640. Financial Management .. . BUSN 6650. Marketing Management .. Total CBK Hours .. .......... . .......... .

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B. ACCOUNTING BACKGROUND COURSES Required Courses Semester Hours ACCT 2200. Financial Acco unting and Financial Statement Analysis ...... 3 ACCT 2220 . Managerial Accounting and Professional Issues ................ 3 ACCT 3054 . Accounting Systems and Data Processing . . .................. 3 ACCT 3220 . and 3230. Intermediate Financial Accounting, I and II ...... ... . . 6 ACCT 3320. Intermediate Cost Accounting ............................... 3 ACCT 4410. Income Tax Accounting .... _1 Total Background Hours ................. 21 An advisor may approve waivers for some of the background and Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work . It is recommended that students have a minimum competency in mathematics and computer software applications. Possible preparatory courses at CU Denver are ISMG 3000 , C SC 1100 , C SC 1410, MATH 1070, and MATH 1080. C. GRADUATE CORE IN ACCOUNTING Required Courses Semester Hours ACCT 6250. Sem inar: Accounting Theory .................................... 3 ACCT 6260. Seminar : Managerial Accounting ............................... 3 ACCT Electives . . . . ................... ... . .. 9 Free Electives ............................... 6 Non-Accounting Electives . ......... . ..... ___Q Total ACCT Cor e Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Notes and Restrictions ACCT Electives. Choose 3 account i ng courses numbered higher than ACCT 6260 . Free Electives . Electives may be chosen at the 5000 or 6000 level, but may not includeACCT 6030 , 6070 , 6140, or most BUSN courses. Certain graduate courses in accounting are offered only once a year . Consult a Schedule of Courses for information about current course offerings. Note that ACCT 6250 is usually offered in the fall and other advanced courses are usually offered in the spring . No comprehensive examinations are required in the major field of accounting . Master of Science in Finance Advisor: Dean Taylor Telephone: (303) 556-5888 The Master of Science in Finance pro vides the necessary specialized expertise to meet the need of businesses for finan cial managers and staff specialists , and to prepare the student for further graduate work in the field of finance . The M.S. program in finance consists of two components-the Common Body of Knowledge and the graduate core required courses. A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE Required Courses Semester Hours BUSN 6520 . Managing Individuals and Teams . . .. ....... ......... . .. . . ....... 3 BUSN 6530 . Data Analysis for Managers * . .... ..... ..................... 3 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical Environment of Business ........ ....... 3 BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information . ... . . .. . ....... 3 BUSN 6620. Applied Economics for Managers * . ................. . ..... . . . 3 BUSN 6650. Marketing Management .... _1 Total CBK Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work. B. GRADUATE CORE IN The M . S . finance core consists of 30 semester hours (1 0 courses) beyond the CBK requirements. At least six of these courses must be taken at the 6000 level or higher . A minimum of 21 semester hours (7 courses) must be chosen from regularly scheduled graduate finance courses (excluding independent study) ; the remaining 9 semester hours (3 courses) may be in finance or in related fields , as approved by the student's M.S. finance advisor . A student can elect to include a minor field with at least 9 semester hours approved by a minor field advisor , but a minor is not required . The M.S. finance degree requirements are met by the following courses and options: Required Courses Semester Hours BUSN 6640. Financial Management ....... 3 FNCE 6300. Macroeconomics and Financial Markets .. . . . .......... ... . 3 FNCE 6330. Investment Management Analysis . . . . ............... 3 Master of Science Programs I 77 FNCE Electives ........................... 12 Free Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Total FNCE Core Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Notes and Restrictions BUSN 6640 can be substituted with a FNCE course if a student has taken at least 9 semester hours of upper division under graduate finance courses within the last 5 years from a regionally accredited university . Finance Electives. Choose 4 courses in finance from the list of regularly sched uled graduate classes in consultation with an advisor . Free Electives . Choose 3 courses in finance or other graduate business fields . Areas of study that normally would enhance the study of finance would include economics , mathematics , statistics , accounting , and information systems. Other fields also could be approved by the advisor based on the student' s needs and objectives. No comprehensive examination in finance Is required . * BUSN 6530 (or other statistics require ment) and BUSN 6620 , are not normally waived by a bachelor degree in business. Master of Science in Health Administration Advisor: Heid i Boerstler Telephone: (303) 556-5856 ADMISSION PROCESS Requirem ents for Admission. Selection of students is a multi-step proc ess. When making application to the program for the M . S .H.A., can didates should send their applications to: Graduate Admissions Graduate School of Business Administra tion University of Colorado at Denver Campus Box 165, P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80127-3364 Application Requirements 1. Complete the Application for Graduate Admission, Parts I and II, and submit by published deadlines. 2 . Have four (4) letters of recommenda tion sent from professional or academic acquaintanc es who are familiar with the applicant's academic / professional competence . 3. Have required Graduate Management Admission Test scores sent directly to

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78 / College of Business and Administration and Graduate School of Business Administration the graduate office from the Educa tional Testing Service . When registering for the GMAT, use code 4819. 4. Pay the $50 application fee . 5. Have two (2) official transcripts sent directly from each school , college , or university previously attended. A minimum baccalaureate degree is required . 6. Include a well-formulated career plan, articulated in a brief essay, and summarizing the applicant's reason(s) for seeking the degree . 7. Document any experience in the field of health services administration (preferred but not absolutely necessary) . Admission to the M.S.H.A. degree program is on a competitive basis . Therefore, these admission criteria represent minimum entrance qualifications expected of all students. For further information, brochures, and application materials, contact the Graduate Program in Health Administration, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado at Denver , (303) 55&.5900. HEALTH ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS/LOANS Financial assistance is available for new and continuing students directly from the Graduate Program in Health Adminis tration. Each year , the following scholar ships/loans may be awarded : Eugenie Sontag Award Kaiser-Permanente Scholarship/ Residency Healthcare Financial Management Assn . Continuing Student Scholarship Foster G . McGaw Scholarship Loan Fund Foster G. McGaw Scholarship Federation of American Hospitals' Foundation Colorado Health Administration Alumni Association Scholarship Fund U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Traineeships In addition, students are eligible to apply for financial aid directly to the University of Colorado at Denver Financial Aid Office . Call (303) 556-2886 for information and forms . DEGREE REQUIREMENTS The goal of the Master of Science in Health Administration (M.S.H.A.) degree is to prepare men and women who , after appropriate practical experience in responsible managerial positions, are capable of assuming positions as chief executive officers or senior administra tors in complex, multi-service health care organizations or in organizations' purchasing and health services . The curriculum fs a synthesis of management concepts and techniques that are applicable to any economic organization and tools that can be specifi cally applied to health and health services systems . The program emphasizes skills which heighten basic analytic and decision-making processes used by top level managers in selecting broad strate gies for the institutions and by junior managers in administering of health care organizations . The faculty guide the students in their mastery of theoretical , conceptual , and quantitative topics. The M.S.H.A. program has enjoyed continuous accreditation by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA) since 1970. The typical course of study is 57 semester hours of graduate level course work for students entering without an undergraduate degree in business from an AACSB-accredited program. The curriculum is based on a series of struc tured learning sequences, with M.B.A. courses comprising the majority of the first full year, supplemented by several core health administration courses. The second academic year provides the student with advanced training in health administration. Within the 57 semester hours, the student must choose 12 semester hours of elective courses. A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE Required Courses Semester Hours BUSN 6520 . Managing Individuals and Teams ...... .................. .. . .. . . . 3 BUSN 6530 . Data Analysis for Managers . 3 BUSN 6550 . Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information ............. . . . 3 BUSN 6610 . Business Systems Design . . . . 3 BUSN 6620 . Applied Economics J for Managers ............................. 3 BUSN 6630. Management of Operations . 3 BUSN 6640. Financial Management .. ... . . 3 BUSN 6650 . Marketing Management . . . . . 3 BUSN 6710. Strategic Management ..... Total CBK Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 It may be possible for an advisor to approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course work . Students should discuss their options with an advisor . B. GRADUATE CORE IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Required Courses Semester Hours HLTH 6010. Health Care Systems ......... 3 HLTH 6020. Health Economics ............ 3 HLTH 6026. Institutional Management ... 3 HLTH 6030 . Health Sciences . .............. 3 HLTH 6040. Management Accounting for Health Care Organizations . . . .. ..... 3 HLTH 6050. Legal and Ethical Problems in Health Care Administration ....... .. 3 HLTH 6911. Health Field Studies .......... 3 HLTH Elective .. . . . . . . . .......... ... ....... .. 3 Free Electives .. . . . .. ............ . . . . . ..... ____ Total HLTH Core Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 30 Notes and Restrictions Electives. Elective courses are available in the fields of accounting, finance, marketing, management, organizational development , health policy, and planning . In addition, elective courses are available that focus on practice settings such as hospital administration, ambulatory care administration, or long-term care administration. Management Residency. A management residency is optional, but recommended for all students, especially those with limited health care experience. The faculty of the program provide assistance to students in securing the residency, as well as regular consultation during the residency period. Information on the full range of local, regional , and national residencies is available in the program office. Length of Program . The didactic portion of the degree will take at least two aca demic years , since several H.A. courses are offered only once each year, and many require prerequisites . Part-time study is facilitated by courses being scheduled for late afternoon or evening hours. Master of Science in Information Systems Advisor: Bob Kuo Telephone: (303) 556-5851 The Master of Science in Information Systems prepares students for both man agerial and technical careers in such areas as system analysis, software engineering, database administration, and networking . The curriculum emphasizes a broad range of technical skills, theories, and principles of information technology, and practical knowledge of project management that are critical to leading a successful career in information systems.

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A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE Required Courses Semester Hours BUSN 6520 . Managing Individuals and Teams ......................... . ...... 3 BUSN 6530 . Data Analysis for Managers . 3 BUSN 6540 . Legal and Ethical Environment of Business ............... 3 BUSN 6550. Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information ................ 3 BUSN 6620 . Applied Economics for Managers ................................. 3 BUSN 6640 . Finan ci al Management ....... 3 BUSN 6650. Marketing Management .... _1 Total CBK Hour s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 All students admitted to the M . S . in information systems should possess computer Literacy . An advisor may approve waivers for some of the Common Body of Knowledge requirements upon transcript evidence of previous equivalent undergraduate or graduate course wo rk. B. GRADUATE CORE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS Required Courses Semester Hours ISMG Electives ... ............ . . . .. . ....... 21 Free Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 9 Total INFS Core Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Notes and Restrictions Each student's plan of study is devel oped by the student and the graduate advisor , considering the student's i nterests and background. The required 30 core hours may be taken entirely in information systems , or may be divided between information systems (21 hours) and free electives (9 hours) . At least 7 courses (21 hours) must be taken in information systems. Students are encouraged to take ISMG 6020 in their first semester. Courses available for the major include : BUSN 6610-3. Business Systems Design ISMG 6020-3 . Business Programming and Data Structures ISMG 6060-3 . Systems Analysis and Design ISMG 6080-3. Database Management Systems ISMG 6120-3. Data Communication and Client Server Systems ISMG 6140-3. Object-Oriented Systems Dev elopment ISMG 6180-3 . Information Systems Policy ISMG 6200-3. Global Information Systems ISMG 6220-3. Organizational Computing ISMG 6240-3. Interactive Multimedia Systems ISMG 6260-3. Software Metrics and Software Quality Assurance ISMG 6800-3. Special Topics ISMG 6840-1 to 8 . Independent Study ISMG 6950-1 to 8 . Master's Thesis A maximum of 9 semester hours of approved graduate work taken at other institutions may be included in the 30 semester hours. Candidates for the M.S. degree are not required to take a comprehensive examination or to complete a thesis in the major field . Master of Science in International Business Advisor: Mary Lee Stansifer Telephone: (303) 556-5843 The Master of Science in International Business prepares individuals for the chal lenges and opportunities facing business organizations in the global marketplace. The M . S . program in international business requires the completion of the following: A. COMMON BODY OF KNOWLEDGE Required Courses Semester Hours BUSN 6520. Managing Individuals and Teams ... .................... .. . ........... 3 BUSN 6530. Data Analysis for Managers . . . ....... ....................... 3 BUSN 6540. Legal and Ethical Environment of Business .... ............ 3 BUSN 6550 . Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information ................ 3 BUSN 6620 . Applied Economics for Managers ................ .. . .. . ....... 3 BUSN 6640. Financial Management . ...... 3 BUSN 6650 . Marketing Management . . .. _1 Total CBK Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 B. FOREIGN LANGUAGE COMPETENCY Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language. This requirement is accom plished through passing a proficiency exam or presenting transcript evidence of completion of at least three semesters of college level course work in a single foreign language with grades of C-or better. All foreign students who do not Ma s ter o f Science Programs I 79 present transcript evidence of a language other than English w ill! ' • .,..,., competency excun t "' ..... 1 "" ... •teJr native langua ge . C. GRADUATE CORE IN INTERNATIONAL BU SINESS Required Courses Semester Hours INTB 6000 . Int ro d u ct i on to I nternational Business .. ..... . .. . . . .. . . . . ........... ... . 3 lNTB 6020 . Cros s-Cu lt ural Management . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 3 INTB 6200 . International Business Policy . . . . . . . . ................. 3 INTB 68XX. Internat ional Topics Electives .. ............ . 12 Free Elective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 INTB 6750 . R e s earch Methods in Internati onal B usi ness ............... 3 INTB 6950. Th e si s o r R esearch Internship . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 3 TotaiiNBU C ore Hou rs . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 30 Notes and Restriction s International Topics E lect ives. Choose four course s (12 hours) from the following list: ACCT 6370-3. FNCE 6 370-3. INTB 6040-3 . INTB 6060-3 . INTB 6080-3. INTB 6800-3. ISMG 6200-3 . MKTG 6020-3.