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Campus Locations


MAJORS AND PROGRAMS
BUSINESS Page
Accounting...........................84
Computer Information Systems ........85
Economics............................93
Finance..............................87
Management...........................90
Marketing...........................91
HUMANITIES
Art .................................99
English ............................113
Journalism..........................126
Modern Languages....................139
Music ..............................143
Music Education.....................144
Philosophy .........................148
Spanish (Modern Languages) .........163
Speech Communication ...............164
PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Criminal Justice and Criminology....184
Health Care Management..............190
Hospitality, Meeting and Travel
Administration ..................192
Human Performance and Sport.........197
Human Services .....................203
Leisure Studies.....................209
Nursing.............................212
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Biology.............................102
Chemistry...........................106
Computer Science....................110
Environmental Science ..............118
Land Use............................128
Mathematics.........................134
Meteorology.........................138
Physics ............................149
SOCIAL SCIENCES Page
African American Studies .............98
Anthropology..........................99
Behavioral Science ..................102
Chicano Studies .....................109
History .............................123
Political Science ...................150
Psychology...........................152
Social Work..........................154
Sociology ..........................161
Women's Studies......................169
TECHNOLOGY
Aviation Management..................176
Aviation Technology..................178
Civil Engineering Technology ........183
Electrical Engineering Technology ..185
Industrial Design....................208
Mechanical Engineering Technology...211
Surveying and Mapping ...............216
Technical Communications ............232
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Individualized Degree Program.....10, 47
Pre-Dental......................102, 106
Pre-Law.........................106, 151
Pre-Med ........................102, 106
Pre-Veterinarian ...............102, 106
Teacher Education ..................221
THE METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER
Campus Box 16 â–  P.O. Box 173362 â–  Denver, CO 80217-3362 â–  www.mscd.edu


WELCOME
The Metropolitan State College of Denver
This catalog contains comprehensive information about The Metropolitan State College of Denver, the degrees and programs it offers, and the requirements that must be satisfied before receiving a degree. This publication describes admissions and registration procedures, as well as services offered by the college. General information on tuition and fees, financial aid packages and procedures are also covered.
Possible changes of the information in this catalog.
The programs, policies, statements and procedures contained in this publication are subject to change or correction by the college without prior notice. The Metropolitan State College of Denver reserves the right to withdraw courses; revise the academic calendar; or change curriculum, graduation procedures, requirements and policies that apply to students at any time. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine. This publication is not intended to be a contract between the student and The Metropolitan State College of Denver. However, students are bound by the policies, procedures, standards and requirements stated herein, so long as they are in effect.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(See alphabetical index for specific topics)
The College and Mission Statement ..................J........................5
Academic Calendar.............................................................7
Degrees and Programs..........................................................8
Basic Degree Requirements....................................................12
Admissions...................................................................16
Enrollment ..................................................................23
Registration.................................................................23
Tuition and Fees.............................................................24
Financial Aid ...............................................................27
Services and Programs for Students...........................................31
Student Life ................................................................38
Alternative Credit Options...................................................41
Special Academic Programs ...................................................47
General Studies Program......................................................50
Additional Graduation Requirements (Multicultural and Senior Experience).....58
Academic Policies and Procedures ............................................62
Student Rights and Responsibilities..........................................69
School of Business ..........................................................79
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences.........................................97
School of Professional Studies..............................................173
Course Descriptions ........................................................238
Trustees of the State Colleges in Colorado .................................430
Officers of Administration..................................................430
Faculty ....................................................................435
Alphabetical Index .........................................................446
Auraria Campus Map...........................................Inside Front Cover
Extended Campus Location Map ................................Inside Back Cover
Produced by: The Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of College Communications - 2001


GENERAL INFORMATION 5
GENERAL INFORMATION
The College
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is the largest public four-year college in the United States. The college offers arts and sciences, professional and business courses and programs to a diverse student population. Excellence in teaching and learning is MSCD’s primary objective.
The college's mission is to provide high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students for successful careers, postgraduate education and lifelong learning in a multicultural, global and technological society. The college fulfills its mission by working in partnership with the community at large and by fostering an atmosphere of scholarly inquiry, creative activity and mutual respect within a diverse campus community.
More than thirty years ago, the state legislature created MSCD as Colorado's urban "College of Opportunity." Since then it has occupied an important niche in the state's system of higher education, because, by statute, it was designed to be unique.
• MSCD is required to serve adult students. First-time college students who are 20 years of age or older and hold a GED or high school diploma are automatically admitted to MSCD, irrespective of their academic record.
• MSCD is required to serve traditional-aged students of all levels of achievement and potential. As a result, the college enrolls a rich mix of recent high school graduates, many with excellent grades and test scores and others with more modest achievement.
• MSCD is required to be accessible to all citizens. That is why tuition has been and remains among the lowest in the state.
The college’s role and mission are rooted in a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. MSCD graduates praise faculty for their attention to teaching and willingness to help students succeed. According to a survey of college and university alumni conducted for the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE), MSCD alumni ranked the college number one in meeting their educational goals. In fact, 99 percent of the college’s graduates said MSCD’s programs and curriculum met their goals.
The college awards bachelor of science, bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts degrees. Students can choose from 48 majors and 74 minors offered through three schools: Business; Letters, Arts and Sciences; and Professional Studies. Programs range from the traditional disciplines, such as history and biology, to contemporary fields of study, such as Chicano studies and health care management. The college offers several bachelor’s degree programs unique in Colorado, including aviation management, health care management, land use, meteorology, and surveying and mapping. Students may also design their own degree through the Individualized Degree Program.
Students
As an urban college committed to serving the local community, MSCD attracts students from a diverse mixture of age groups, socioeconomic classes, ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles. The college’s curriculum and philosophy reflect that diversity and enrich the urban experience.
Current enrollment is 17,504. Students range in age from 16 to 80 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minorities make up 24 percent of the students.
About 55 percent of students are enrolled full-time and 80 percent work full-or part-time. Sixteen percent are traditional students, beginning college before age 20, while 84 percent represent nontraditional age groups. Ninety-three percent of students reside in the six counties of the Denver metropolitan area:
Adams 12% Denver 30%
Arapahoe 20% Douglas 5%
Boulder 3% Jefferson 23%
Faculty
MSCD has nearly 400 full-time faculty. Professors are master teachers, recruited and evaluated for their ability to teach and engage students. All classes are taught by academic instructors. As a culturally diverse team of academicians, 37 percent of full-time faculty are women and 18 percent represent ethnic minorities.


6 GENERAL INFORMATION
The MSCD faculty is among the most productive in the state. In 1996, the CCHE reported that each full-time faculty member was responsible for teaching 21.5 credit hours, which is at least 9 credit hours more than the number taught at Colorado’s two largest universities.
The college also brings real-world education into the classroom by hiring part-time faculty who work in the Denver metropolitan community and use their expertise and experience in the arts, business, communications, law, politics, the sciences and technology in their teaching.
The Campuses
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is located at the Auraria Higher Education Center, a 127-acre campus in downtown Denver at Speer Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue. The Community College of Denver and the University of Colorado at Denver share the facilities with MSCD.
The campus includes more than one million square feet of space for classrooms, laboratories and offices. Some administrative offices are located in restored Victorian homes in Denver's historic Ninth Street Park located on the Auraria site. The campus also features a child care center, a comprehensive library housing 731,000 volumes, and one of the most unusual student union facilities in the country in the historic Bavarian-style Tivoli Brewery Building. Excellent physical fitness facilities include a block-long physical education/events center with a swimming pool, weight room, game courts, dance studios and event seating for 3,000.
The Auraria Higher Education Center’s proximity to downtown Denver enables students and faculty to use the community as a learning laboratory and to connect classroom theory to the cultural, economic, social, and political practices of the city.
The college also has two satellite campus sites operated by the Extended Campus Program. Metro South, located at 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard in Arapahoe County, serves the south, southeast, and southwest metropolitan areas. Metro North, located at 11990 Grant Street in Adams County, serves the north, northeast, and northwest areas. Each site is located 14 miles from the Auraria campus along the 1-25 corridor.
A variety of courses are offered during the evenings and on Saturdays on the Auraria campus and at Metro South and Metro North. Twenty-four degree programs can be completed entirely by taking courses scheduled during the evenings and weekends. MSCD offers classes in traditional formats as well as telecourses, online courses and correspondence courses. General information about these programs can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or the Academic Advising Center. The Class Schedule clearly identifies all evening and weekend courses.
Distance Education Options
MSCD offers several options for distance education: online courses, hybrid courses, telecourses, and correspondence courses.
Online education is the fastest growing distance education option at MSCD with almost 2500 students registering for one or more online classes during the Spring 2001 semester. MSCD’s online courses tend to be small and highly interactive for both instructors and students. A student can complete General Studies online as well as several majors, minors, and certificates. Please check with academic advisors and visit the MSCD web site for more specific information about the online learning environment, suggested computer equipment, and other online services that are offered by the College (www.mscd.edu).


GENERAL INFORMATION
2001-2002 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2001 Fall Semester
Registration ..........................................
Orientation*...........................................
Classes start..........................................
Application for Graduation Deadline....................
Labor Day (campus closed) .............................
Wednesday before Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)
Thanksgiving Day (campus closed).......................
Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)....
Classes end............................................
Final exams begin......................................
Final exams end........................................
Commencement (tentative**).............................
.......April 2-August 17
.......April 3-August 17
......Monday, August 20
.......Friday, August 31
.. . .Monday, September 3 .Wednesday, November 21 . . .Thursday, November 22
.....Friday, November 23
. . . .Saturday, December 8 . . . .Monday, December 10 . . .Saturday, December 15 . .. .Sunday, December 16
2002 Spring Semester
Registration........................................
Orientation* .......................................
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (campus open, no classes)
Classes start ......................................
Application for Graduation Deadline.................
Spring Break........................................
Classes end.........................................
Final exams begin ..................................
Final exams end ....................................
Commencement (tentative**) .........................
. . . .Mid-November-January 15
........November-January 11
...........Monday, January 21
.........Tuesday, January 22
...........Friday, February 1
Monday-Saturday, March 25-29
............Saturday, May 11
..............Monday, May 13
...........Saturday, May 18
..............Sunday, May 19
2002 Summer Semester
Registration......................................................April-May 24
Orientation* .....................................................April-May 25
Memorial Day (campus closed) ...................................Monday, May 27
Classes start...................................................Tuesday, May 28
Application for Graduation Deadline ..............................Friday, June 7
Independence Day (campus closed)................................Thursday, July 4
Classes end.....................................................Saturday, August 3
2002 Fall Semester
Registration.........................................
Orientation* ........................................
Classes start........................................
Labor Day (campus closed) ...........................
Wednesday before Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)
Thanksgiving Day (campus closed).....................
Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)..
Classes end..........................................
Final exams start....................................
Final exams end .....................................
.........April-August 16
.........April-August 16
......Monday, August 19
. . . .Monday, September 2 .Wednesday, November 27 . . .Thursday, November 28
.....Friday, November 29
. . . .Saturday, December 7
.....Monday, December 9
. . .Saturday, December 14
*For orientation, call 303-556-6931
**Call 303-556-6226 to confirm time and location for commencement.


8 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is organized into three schools. The schools are listed below with the majors and minors offered by each. The curriculum requirements for each of the programs are described in the Catalog in the special sections prepared by each school. Programs marked with an asterisk (*) do not require completion of a minor.
Major Minor Degree
School of Business
Accounting*............................................X.........x.........B.S.
Computer Information Systems*..........................X.........x.........B.S.
Economics .............................................X.........x.........B.A.
Finance*...............................................X.........x.........B.S.
General Business.................................................x
International Business ..........................................x
Management*............................................X.........x.........B.S.
Marketing*.............................................X.........x.........B.S.
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences
African American Studies...............................X.........x
Anthropology...........................................X.........x.........B.A.
Art* ..................................................X.........x ... .B.F.A.
Behavioral Science.....................................X...................B.A.
Biology................................................X.........x . .B.A./B.S.
Chemistry..............................................X.........x . .B.A./B.S.
Chicano Studies .......................................X.........x.........B.A.
Computer Science.......................................X.........x.........B.S.
Criminalistics ..................................................x
English................................................X.........x.........B.A.
Environmental Science*.................................X B.S.
Environmental Studies............................................x
Family Support in Social Work....................................x
French...........................................................x
Geography........................................................x
Geology..........................................................x
German...........................................................x
History................................................X.........x.........B.A.
Interdisciplinary Legal Studies..................................x
Journalism ............................................X.........x.........B.A.
Language and Linguistics ........................................x
Land Use* .............................................X..............B.A./B.S.
Mathematics............................................X.........x . .B.A./B.S.
Meteorology............................................X.........x.........B.S.
Modem Languages*.......................................X...................B.A.
Music..................................................X.........x . .B.A./B.M
Music Education*.......................................X...................B.A.
Native American Studies..........................................x
Philosophy.............................................X.........x.........B.A.
Physics................................................X.........x . .B.A./B.S.
Political Science......................................X.........x.........B.A.
Psychology.............................................X.........x.........B.A.
Public Administration ...........................................x
Public Relations................................................x
Social Work* ..........................................X.........x.........B.S.
Sociology..............................................X.........x.........B.A.
Spanish (Modem Languages)..............................X.........x.........B.A.
Speech Communication ..................................X.........x.........B.A.
Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences...............................x
Theatre .........................................................x
Theoretical Physics .............................................x
Urban Studies ...................................................x
Women’s Studies (Institute for Women’s Studies
and Services)................................................x


DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
Major Minor Degree
School of Professional Studies
Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics ..............\...............x
Aviation Management.....................................X........x........B.S.
Aviation Technology ....................................X........x........B.S.
Bilingual/Bicultural Education...................................x
Civil Engineering Technology+ ..........................X B.S.
Criminal Justice and Criminology*.......................X........x........B.S.
Early Childhood Education .......................................x
Electrical Engineering Technology+......................X........x........B.S.
Elementary Education ............................................x
Gerontology......................................................x
Health and Safety ...............................................x
Health Care Management (upper-division).................X........x........B.S.
Holistic Health & Wellness Education Multi-Minor.................x
Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration* ........X.................B.A.
Hotel Administration.............................................x
Human Performance and Sport.............................X........x........B.A.
Human Services* ........................................X........x........B.S.
Industrial Design* .....................................X.................B.A.
Leisure Studies.........................................X........x........B.A.
Mechanical Engineering Technology+ .....................X........x........B.S.
Meeting Administration...........................................x
Nursing (upper-division for RNs)* ......................X B.S.
Parent Education.................................................x
Private Pilot....................................................x
Reading..........................................................x
Restaurant Administration........................................x
Secondary Education..............................................x
Special Education/Gifted Education...............................x
Surveying and Mapping ..................................X........x........B.S.
Teacher Licensing: Early Childhood, Elementary,
Special Education, K-12, and Secondary
Technical Communications................................X........x........B.A.
Travel Administration ...........................................x
Other
Individualized Degree Program.......................X.........x . .B.A./B.S,
+Concentration may replace the minor.


10 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
Individualized Degree Program
The Individualized Degree Program offers students the opportunity to design a major or a minor to meet their specific educational goals when those goals cannot be met other by majors and minors currently offered by the College. Each student works closely with an advisor in the Center for Individualized Learning and a faculty mentor to design a coherent program of study to meet the student’s specific educational objectives. Each student's proposed program shall be approved by the department chair from which the majority of credit is drawn and by the dean of the appropriate School. All requirements for any bachelor's degree from the college apply. Either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree in Individualized Studies may be sought. Specific information and assistance is available from the Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. See page 47 of this Catalog for more information.
Accreditations/Approvals
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, 1-800-621-7440). Individual academic programs within the following areas are accredited or approved by the following agencies:
Program
Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy
Aerospace Science** Council on Aviation Accreditation
Center for Addiction Studies** Colorado Department of Health
Chemistry** American Chemical Society
Civil Engineering Technology* Electrical Engineering Technology* Mechanical Engineering Technology* Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Phone: 410-347-7700 Fax: 410-625-2238 www.abet.org
Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 11th Street, NW, 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20001-4510 Phone: 202-638-1448 Fax: 202-638-3429 www.AUPHA.org; email: AUPHA(2),AUPHA.org
Human Performance, Sport and Leisure Studies* National Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation
Human Services** Council for Standards in Human Services Education
Music* National Association of Schools of Music
Nursing* National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) 61 Broadway-33rd Floor; New York, New York 10106 212-363-5555 Ext. 153
Social Work* Council on Social Work Education
Teacher Education* National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; Colorado Department of Education
* Accreditation ** Approval


DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 11
Certificates of Completion
Certificate programs provide opportunities to successfully complete a series of five to eight academic credit courses that focus on a particular area of career interest. Each certificate program is designed to stand alone or merge with your degree program major or minor. The certificate title and date of award will appear on your transcript. The certificate program is coordinated by the Office of Extended Education, 303-741-6394.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE:
School of Business
Database Analyst ............................................................87
Network Specialist in Information Systems....................................86
Noncredit Financial Planning ................................................89
Noncredit International Trade................................................90
Personal Financial Planning .................................................89
Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems ...................................86
User Support Specialist......................................................87
School of Letters. Arts and Sciences
Basic Competency in French....................................................143
Basic Competency in German....................................................143
Basic Competency in Spanish...................................................143
Career and Personal Development...............................................171
Family Support in Social Work (seven concentrations available)................160
Geographic Information Systems ...............................................133
German Translation ...........................................................142
Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation)........................................189
Public Administration.........................................................152
Spanish Translation Program ..................................................143
School of Professional Studies
Activities Assistant for Older Adults.............................................202
Aquatics Assistant................................................................202
Coaching .........................................................................202
Conditioning Specialist...........................................................203
Corporate Video Production .......................................................237
Extended Day Activities Aide......................................................202
Gerontology (Professional Services Orientation)...................................189
High Risk Youth...................................................................207
International Technical Writing...................................................236
Literacy Instructor...............................................................216
Multimedia Production.............................................................237
Nonprofit Administration .........................................................209
Officiating ......................................................................203
Recreation Assistant..............................................................202
Technical Writing and Editing ....................................................237


12 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
BASIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Students are responsible for full knowledge of the provisions and regulations pertaining to their program contained in this Catalog and elsewhere. The final responsibility for completing the requirements for a degree rests with the students and it is recommended that they seek advice. Students should never assume that they have approval to deviate from a stated requirement without a properly signed statement to that effect. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog.
Requirements for All Bachelor's Degrees
To earn a bachelor of science, a bachelor of arts, or a bachelor of fine arts degree, a student must satisfy the following minimum requirements, plus any others stipulated for the degree for which a student is a candidate. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog.
♦ Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all course work.
♦ Complete at least 40 semester hours in upper-division courses (3000- and 4000-level courses).
♦ Complete all General Studies requirements listed for the degree and major.
♦ Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requirement.
♦ Complete a three-hour Senior Experience course requirement. This course must be taken at MSCD.
♦ Complete one subject major consisting of not less than 30 semester hours. With certain exceptions (see the Degrees and Programs section on page 8 of this Catalog), complete a minor consisting of at least 18 semester hours. If a student completes two majors, the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentrations under one major does not constitute the completion of two majors. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. Coursework used to meet requirements for one major or minor may not be used to meet requirements for another major or minor. Students may not major and minor in the same discipline and are encouraged to obtain verification from an advisor if uncertainty exists.
♦ Complete all special requirements of a department and school.
♦ Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in all MSCD courses that satisfy the requirements for the major, and for all MSCD courses that satisfy requirements for a minor. Students should check with an advisor for special GPA program requirements.
♦ File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following deadlines: Fall 2001-August 31, 2001; Spring 2002-February 1, 2002; Summer 2002-June 7, 2002.
♦ Academic residency (classroom credit) requirements:
♦ Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of classroom credit at MSCD, including the last 12 semester hours applicable to the degree.
♦ Complete at least 8 upper-division (3000- and 4000-level courses) semester hours of the major and 3 upper-division semester hours of the minor at MSCD (classroom credit).
♦Students should be aware that University of Colorado at Denver pooled courses will satisfy academic residence requirements at MSCD. To use an MSCD-UCD pooled course for the last 12 hours residency requirement a student must (1) complete a minimum of 30 hours credit at MSCD prior to graduation and (2) obtain permission from the major or minor department prior to taking a pooled course to use it to meet a requirement in the major or minor program.
♦Courses taken interinstitutionally at one of the other state colleges will NOT satisfy the academic residence requirements at MSCD.


DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1
Credit limitations
♦ No more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward graduation requirements (see page 238 of this Catalog).
♦ No more than 30 semester hours taken by correspondence may be applied toward a bachelor's degree.
♦ No more than 4 semester hours in human performance and leisure activity or varsity sports courses will be counted toward a bachelor's degree for students who are not majoring in human performance, sport and leisure studies.
♦ No more than 7 semester hours in music ensemble courses will be counted toward a bachelor's degree for students who are not majoring in music.
Requirements for a Second Degree
For an additional bachelor's degree, students must comply with the following:
♦ The first bachelor's degree must be recognized by MSCD.
♦ General Studies will be considered complete unless deficiencies exist according to the major department.
♦ Students must complete all requirements for a new major with a minimum of eight MSCD classroom upper-division semester hours in the major department.
♦ Students do not need to complete a minor unless specifically required by the major department for the contemplated degree.
♦ Students must satisfy the Multicultural and Senior Experience course requirements for the second degree.
♦ Students must spend at least two additional semesters in residence.
♦ Students must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of MSCD classroom credit after the awarding of the previous degree.
♦ Credit limitations for a bachelor's degree also apply to the second degree.
♦ An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the deadline stipulated in the Class Schedule.
Graduation Checklist
Students who anticipate completing all degree requirements within the next two semesters should review the following sections of this Catalog: Requirements for All Bachelor Degrees; Academic Policies and Procedures (pertaining to Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning [CAPP], Graduation, Diplomas and Commencement, and Honors and Awards).
After students have completed 90 earned credit hours at MSCD, including approved transfer credits, they should request a CAPP Compliance Report from their major department. After reviewing the CAPP report with their faculty advisor (major and minor), if any adjustments are needed, the department will submit an adjustment form to the Office of the Registrar. Once adjustments are made, an updated Compliance Report will be mailed to the student.
Application for Graduation: File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar (CN 105) by the following deadlines: for Fall 2001 graduation, file by August 31, 2001; for Spring 2002 graduation, file by February 1, 2002; and for Summer 2002 graduation, file by June 7, 2002. Students should file an Application for Graduation only if they will complete all degree requirements that semester.


14 GENERAL STUDIES
After submitting an Application for Graduation, the student will be considered a candidate for graduation for that semester. The student will receive information about the final steps in the graduation process and the commencement ceremony. As candidates for graduation, students will receive another CAPP Compliance Report that will indicate any problems in their graduation status. Students should ensure that the correct address is on file with the Office of the Registrar.
There is a commencement ceremony at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Graduates are encouraged to attend one of the two ceremonies. The commencement program lists candidates, degree, and degree honors, if any. Although there is no commencement ceremony in the summer, students can still graduate. Summer candidates are asked to attend the fall commencement ceremony. Their names, degrees and honors, if any, will appear only in the fall commencement program. Check MSCD’s website for complete, up-to-date information about commencement at www.mscd.edu/student/commence-ment/.
Diplomas are issued approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may pick up their diploma or make arrangements for it to be mailed. Information will be sent from the Office of the Registrar to graduating students about these arrangements.
Transcripts \yith the posted degree will also be available approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may request transcripts as early as the middle of their last semester and indicate that it is to be held until the degree is posted. All transcripts are free. Transcripts may be requested in person at the Office of the Registrar, CN 105, by fax at 303-556-3999, or via the web at www.mscd.edu/ banner.htm.
Diplomas and transcripts will NOT be issued if money is owed to the College. If you owe any money to the College, please contact the Office of Student Accounts, CN 110, 303-556-6188, to arrange payment.
THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Philosophy of the General Studies Program
The Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks to prepare its graduates for a lifetime of learning, which, in our changing and complex society, requires focused expertise (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to communicate with and learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate education fosters the critical thinking necessary for the exploration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the synthesis of learning and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual universe.
General Studies Information
Students must use a single catalog to meet all degree requirements, including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studies requirements have been made retroactive. As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policies described in this Catalog may be followed by students using earlier catalogs.
General Studies Goals
The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies:
MSCD students should be able to:
1. write and speak with clarity;
2. read and listen critically;
3. draw conclusions from quantitative data;
4. recognize faulty reasoning;
5. organize ideas; and
6. communicate with experts in other disciplines and leam from them.
MSCD students should:
7. have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems
8. have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science, and
9. be introduced to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field.


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Structure of the General Studies Program
The General Studies Program is structured to foster the development of skills and to encourage students to use their mastery of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Program provides two levels of experience:
Level I—Skills
Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of reading and listening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data, organizing ideas and writing and speaking with clarity.
Level II-Breadth of Knowledge
Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and leam from them and cultivate in students an informed awareness of the principal achievements in history, arts and letters, social science, and science. In addition, in Level II courses students will continue to develop their skills in language and mathematics.
Distribution and Credit Requirements
To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the following distribution and credit requirements:
Category
Level I*
Composition. . . . Mathematics. . . . Communications
Semester Hours
.............6
..............3
..............3
Level II**
Historical.............................................................................3
Arts and Letters.......................................................................6
Social Sciences........................................................................6
Natural Sciences.......................................................................6
Total***..............................................................................33
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Level I course.
**One-hour deviations in the Level II categories may be allowed.
***A student's completed General Studies Program must contain at least 33 semester hours.
Basic Rules:
♦ Only approved courses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements. A listing of these courses begins on page 50 of this Catalog and is indicated by course in the Course Descriptions section of this Catalog. General College Requirements brochures contain all approved general studies, multicultural and senior experience courses. The brochure is updated three times per year and is available from academic departments, the Academic Advising Center and Academic Affairs.
• General Studies courses need not be counted toward General Studies requirements. They may be taken as electives or to satisfy requirements in the major or degree program.
• Departments or programs may specify, by prefix and number, some General Studies courses in addition to courses required for the major or a professional credential.
♦ Courses taken using the pass-fail option cannot be counted for General Studies.
Note: More details on the General Studies requirements can be found on pages 50-58.


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Admission Requirements
The College uses two categories for classifying applicants: those who are 19 years old and younger and those who are 20 or older. Based on the College's modified open admission system, each category has its own admission requirements and procedures.
Students maintain the status of continuing student while absent from the College for no more than three consecutive semesters. Students who have not attended Metro for three consecutive semesters need to submit an application as re-admit students. For more information, see Admission of Previously Enrolled Students (page 18).
Application Deadline
Applications complete with all required credentials will be accepted through the first week of classes. If applying for admission after the first week of classes, a Dean's approval from the appropriate school is required to accompany the admission application. However, for the best possible selection of courses, students are advised to apply early. First time college students are strongly encouraged to apply for admission at least one month prior to the first day of class to allow for processing time and enrollment steps to be completed. Refer to page 7 of this Catalog for important dates.
Applicants 19 Years Old or Younger
Applicants who are 19 years or younger on September 15 for either the summer semester or the fall semester, or February 15 for the spring semester, will be classified as traditional applicants. They will be considered for admission using the requirements described below.
Freshmen (first-time college students):
• The College will admit students who meet state requirements for the College as established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE).
• Applicants who do not meet the stated admission requirements will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all credentials, including letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
• Applicants who have not graduated from high school but have passed and received the Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equivalent will be accepted. ACT or SAT test results are not required with a GED. Official GED certificates must be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions by the issuing agency before an applicant can be accepted.
• Applicants must request that the following information be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the high school or testing agency before an admissions decision can be made:
=> ACT or SAT test results
=> Official high school transcript with GPA and class rank
• This information may be submitted at the end of the sixth, seventh, or eighth semester of high school, but no later than four weeks before the expected term of enrollment. An official, final transcript with date of graduation is required no later than the fourth week of the term of enrollment. Students should request the transcript and verify that the high school transcript with date of graduation has been mailed by the high school and has been received by the Office of Admissions.
• Applicants who have submitted a complete application by the deadline and who have a 76 index (see chart on page 22) or higher, will be admitted. Students who have between a 65 and 75 index will be considered on an individual basis. Students who have a 64 index or lower will be denied admission and are encouraged to enroll in a community college.
College Transfers:
• Applicants with 30 or more transferable semester hours completed with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA will be offered admission. Students with fewer than 30 hours will be considered on an individual basis, based on high school GPA, ACT or SAT scores and college work completed.


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• Applicants who have less than a cumulative 2.0 grade point average from all colleges and universities attended will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all credentials, including letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
• Applicants must request that the following information be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the high school, testing agency and/or college or university:
=> ACT or SAT test results
=> high school transcript with GPA and class rank
=> transcript from each college or university attended or currently attending
• These credentials should be received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes. All required credentials must be received before a final admission decision can be made.
Applicants 20 Years of Age or Older
Applicants who are 20 or older on September 15 for either the summer semester or the fall semester, or February 15 for the spring semester, will be considered for admission using the requirements described below for a first-time college student or a college transfer student:
Freshmen (first-time college students):
• Applicants will be admitted to the College upon indicating on the application for admission that they have graduated from high school or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or the equivalent. A GED issued through the military will be considered on an individual basis.
• By signing the application for admission, degree-seeking applicants are certifying that they will request either a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent to the Office of Admissions. Degree-seeking students will not be permitted to register for a second semester until this credential is received.
• The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purposes.
College Transfers:
• Applicants will be admitted to the College, regardless of their cumulative college GPA, if they indicate on their application for admission that they have graduated from high school or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equivalent.
• By signing the application for admission, degree-seeking applicants are certifying that they will request that either a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent directly to the Office of Admissions. In place of these credentials, college transcripts showing completion of 30 or more semester credit hours with grades of “C” or better will be accepted. College transfer students should request to have college transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions for transfer credit purposes. Degree-seeking applicants are required to have all college and university transcripts on file to receive a complete transfer evaluation.
• The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purposes.
Application Instructions
Applications for admission are considered in the order in which they are received each semester. All credentials received by the College become the property of MSCD and will not be returned to the student. It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Office of Admissions of any changes to the application for admission prior to the first day of classes. If changes are not reported to the Office of Admissions, the registration process could be delayed for subsequent semesters. Failure to report academic changes may result in rejection, dismissal and/or loss of credit. International (visa) applicants should refer to the Admission of International Students section on page 20 in this Catalog.
To apply for admission:
• Applications can be submitted online at www.mscd.edu or are available from The Metropolitan State College of Denver, Office of Admissions, Campus Box 16, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-3058.


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• A $25 nonrefundable application fee ($40 for international applicants) is required with the application for admission. Re-admit applicants are not required to submit an application fee.
• Submit a completed application and application fee directly to the Office of Admissions. The application and all required credentials (see Admission Requirements) should be received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes.
• It is the student's responsibility to request that all required credentials be mailed directly from the issuing institution or agency to the Office of Admissions. Hand-carried documents will not be accepted.
• Although an applicant's record may be summarized on one transcript, an official transcript from each institution attended is required.
• The application for admission and all credentials received by the College will be kept on file for three semesters. After that time the file will no longer be maintained for students who do not enroll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after the three semesters must begin the admission process again.
Admission of Previously Enrolled Students (Re-admit students)
Re-admit students are defined as individuals who have previously enrolled and have received a grade or grade notation at the College.
Re-admit students who have not been in attendance at MSCD for one or more years should:
• submit a completed application for admission; and check the re-admission box on the top of the application under Application Status. No application fee is required for re-admission.
• ensure that the application and any required credentials are received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes of the semester for which admission is sought.
• submit transcripts from institutions attended since last attending MSCD (if degree-seeking).
Students who are returning after five years of absence from the College are required to resubmit all credentials.
Admission of Nondegree Students
The nondegree student classification meets the needs of students 20 years of age or older who wish to take college courses but who do not currently intend to work toward a baccalaureate degree at MSCD. With the exception of high school students who have completed the approval process, nondegree students must have graduated from high school or received a GED to qualify for admission.
Nondegree students may change to degree status by completing a Change of Status Form and submitting all required transcripts to the Office of Admissions or the Office of the Registrar.
Admission Notification
Students will be notified by mail as soon as decisions are made. Applicants may also contact the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3058 for the status of their application. Once admitted, students will be mailed instructions regarding course registration and other relevant information. First time college students are required to attend an orientation and an advising session prior to registering for classes. Depending upon a student’s performance on the ACT or SAT, assessment tests may also be required. No tuition deposit is required.
Students denied admission may appeal the decision by submitting a letter of appeal to the Director of Admissions along with new and compelling academic information, letters of recommendation and other supportive documentation.


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Additional Admission Programs
Summer Semester Only
Applicants 19 years old or younger who have graduated from high school or have received a General Educational Development (GED) certificate and are applying for the summer semester, and who do not wish to continue after the summer semester, may be admitted under a provisional status. These applicants are not required to submit admission credentials. Please check the appropriate box under the MSCD Plans section on the Application for Admission. Applicants for the summer semester who wish to continue for the fall or spring semester must meet stated admission requirements before the semester begins.
High School Concurrent Enrollment Programs (High School Students Only)
High School Student Education and Enrichment Program
The Student Education and Enrichment (SEE) program is The Metropolitan State College of Denver’s High School Concurrent Enrollment Program for college-ready students. SEE is designed to supplement a student's existing education through early participation in college-level classes. This advanced program should not be interpreted as an alternative to high school completion but is, instead, a cooperative college/high school effort to provide educational enrichment and early college attendance to qualified high school students. Students who participate in the SEE program are fully responsible for tuition and fees. SEE students must meet the following criteria:
• be currently enrolled in a Colorado high school as a junior or senior
• Demonstrated ability to do college-level work as measured on assessment test scores
To apply for admission through the SEE program, the student must submit the following documents:
• SEE Program approval form which includes student, parental, and high school counselor signatures
• A completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee
Upon receipt of these documents, the student’s record is reviewed and the student will be admitted into the SEE Program. SEE students will be required to complete the enrollment process prior to class registration.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program
The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) is a sponsorship program enacted by state law in 1988 that provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college classes for both high school and college credit. The program is intended to provide high school students with an optional learning environment.
This program allows a high school student to register for college classes, in most cases up to six semester credit hours (or two courses). These courses may be used for both high school and college credit. To participate in the program, students must first seek approval from their high school and school district. The district determines the number of credit hours the student may take and makes the financial arrangements. The student is responsible for payment of all tuition and fees by the College payment deadline before the semester begins. To apply for the Post-Secondary Options Program, a student must submit the following:
• A completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee
• Post-Secondary program approval form which includes student, parental, school district, and high school counselor signatures
Upon receipt of these documents, the student's record is reviewed and the student will be admitted into the Post-Secondary Program. Post-Secondary students will be required to complete the enrollment process prior to class registration.
Meritus at MSCD (Senior Program)
Individuals 60 or older, who do not wish to earn credit, are invited to attend tuition-free classes of their choice on a space-available basis. The Meritus program is designed to give special encouragement and assistance to retired citizens to continue their personal educational growth in a stimulating and friendly campus setting. For information and to enroll call the Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106.


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Admission of International Students
All students who declare a country of citizenship other than the U.S. on their applications for admission must contact the Office of Admissions.
Applicants who are U.S. resident aliens (including refugees and political asylum) will be required to (1) submit a minimum of an official high school transcript/diploma that is determined equivalent to high school graduation in the U.S., and (2) complete an immigrant advising interview to ensure that their English language skills are sufficient for admission to the College.
Applicants who are on any type of temporary visas are required to submit the “International Student Application” which can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at our web site: www.mscd.edu.
Applicants on temporary visas are required to submit (1) a minimum of an official high school transcript/diploma that is determined equivalent to high school graduation in the U.S., (2) English language proficiency documentation, normally in the form of an acceptable TOEFL (Test of English as a Second Language) score, and (3) financial support documentation to cover the costs of attending the College for one academic year including living expenses (this is only required of potential students on F-l and J-l visas). Detailed information regarding all requirements and admission procedures of international students can be obtained from the Office of Admissions and on the International Student Application form. Questions may be referred to Cindy Rossi-Rundle at 303-556-3066.
Transfer Credit Evaluation
A transfer credit evaluation is performed for admitted degree-seeking students after official transcripts are received by the Office of Admissions. Within approximately four weeks, students receive two copies of the transfer credit evaluation, one of which should be taken to the major and minor departments for advice on how credits might apply to their programs.
Transfer credits will be accepted under the following guidelines:
• Credit must have been earned at an institution of higher education holding full regional accreditation.
• Grades earned must be a “C-” or better. Courses with “D,” “F” or similar grades will not be accepted in transfer. A summary of transfer credit from each institution will be indicated on the MSCD academic record. Neither transfer course grades nor previous grade point averages will be indicated or affect the MSCD grade point average.
• Course content must be similar to those courses offered at MSCD.
• A maximum of 64 semester hours from two-year institutions will be applied toward an MSCD degree. A maximum of 90 semester hours of credit will be applied toward an MSCD degree for acceptable work completed at a four-year institution or a combination of two- and four-year institutions.
• Transferable courses are accepted at the same level, i.e., lower-division or upper-division, at which they were offered at the previous institution. For example, all transferred community college courses will apply to the MSCD degree as lower-division credit.
• Students who have earned an A.A. or A.S. degree will receive junior standing at MSCD, provided all courses included in the degree carry a grade of “C-” or better and, based on the course-by-course evaluation, otherwise meet minimum MSCD transfer credit standards. Students may need to complete additional MSCD lower-division requirements.
• Applicants having completed the Colorado community college core curriculum, as certified on their community college transcript, are considered to have satisfied The Metropolitan State College of Denver's minimum General Studies requirements. However, additional specific lower-division courses may be required for certain degree programs. •
• Once transfer credits are evaluated, the total number of these credits applicable to a degree will not be reduced unless the student repeats already-awarded transfer credit at MSCD, or interrupts MSCD enrollment for three or more consecutive semesters and readmits to the College under more restrictive transfer credit evaluation policies.


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• In accordance with policies established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to address student disputes regarding student transfer between Colorado public institutions, MSCD has instituted procedures for resolving transfer credit disputes. Questions regarding these procedures may be directed to Cristina Martinez in the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3984.
Questions pertaining to a new or continuing student's official transfer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That person's name and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General questions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services, Central Classroom Building, room 103, 303-556-3774.
Preparatory Course Credit Policy
No preparatory courses are applicable toward an MSCD degree after spring 1993. For details, please see an advisor in the Academic Advising Center.
Transfer Services
The Office of Transfer Services offers assistance to students transferring from other institutions to MSCD. Specific services provided include the following:
• Weekly visits to local community colleges in the Denver Metro area
• Visits to other Colorado community colleges once or twice per year
• Preliminary transcript evaluation
• Transfer student scholarships
• Referral assistance to academic departments
Transfer counselors are available by appointment and for walk-ins. Counselors work closely with transcript evaluators to provide students information about their transfer credits and how those credits may be applied to their degree program. Questions pertaining to a continuing student's official transfer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That person's name and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General questions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services, Central Classroom Building, room 103, 303-556-3774.


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ENROLLMENT
New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation offers a mandatory orientation program for all first-time college students and transfer students under 20. Transfer students 20 and older, as well as parents and non-degree seeking students, are strongly encouraged to attend orientation sessions. The year-round sessions cater to the specific needs of first-time college students, transfer students, women, and parents of traditional age freshmen. Sessions are scheduled on different days and at various times to accommodate the needs of our diverse commuter populations. Sessions are also offered at the North and South campuses to provide further flexibility. Orientation sessions cover a variety of topics including degree planning, academic concerns, students' rights and responsibilities, student support programs, commuter issues and an opportunity to ask and discuss individual questions. Students are provided with a packet of valuable information which includes a catalog, student handbook, general requirements brochure and critical information from many of the student support programs and services. Orientation is invaluable in laying a solid foundation for students' future academic success. Approximately 4,000 students and parents are served by this program each year. For further information see the Class Schedule or call 303-556-6931.
Reading, Writing and Mathematics Placement Examinations
If the ACT or SAT has been taken within the last two years, some assessment tests may be waived if the following scores are met or exceeded: an ACT subscore at or above 18 in English (SAT verbal of 450), 24 in math (SAT math of 450) or 24 in reading (no SAT exemption). For additional information call 303-556-3677.
Academic Advising
At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments. New students and students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising Center, CN 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course selection, scheduling and registration; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising, including assistance with the major-minor selection process, adjustment to college, etc. For additional information call 303-556-3680.
REGISTRATION
All continuing students in good standing and all accepted applicants at the College are eligible to register each semester.
Students are responsible for ensuring that there is a correct and up-to-date address and phone number on file with the College. Address changes may be made with the Registrar's Office, through MSCD’s web site (www.mscd.edu), or by writing or faxing (303-556-3999) the address and phone number change to the Registrar’s Office.
A student may register for classes in several ways. Information on the registration procedure and registration dates is published in the Class Schedule, which is mailed to all continuing and new students.
Concurrent Enrollment
Students who find it necessary to register at MSCD and another college at the same time should check with MSCD Transfer Services (CN 103) concerning the acceptance and application of transfer credits.
Interinstitutional Registration
Students enrolled at MSCD may register for courses at Arapahoe Community College, Community College of Denver and Red Rocks Community College. Courses taken at these institutions in no way alter existing MSCD degree requirements, but may apply toward degree requirements subject to specific approval by MSCD. Students should be aware that courses taken interinstitutionally will be counted as part of the 64 semester hours from community colleges applicable to an MSCD degree. Interinstitutional credits will not satisfy academic residence requirements at MSCD. In the event a conflict arises between the policies/procedures of MSCD and one of the colleges listed above, the most restrictive policy prevails. Students are advised to confer with department chairs and/or coordinators of academic advising before registering interinstitutionally.


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Consortium Registration
Adams State College, Mesa State College and Western State College together with Metropolitan State College of Denver form a system of state colleges. Each member institution can provide any student in good standing with the materials needed to enroll temporarily in any other member institution without incurring additional matriculation costs. Students are charged tuition and fees at the host institution. Information concerning tuition is available at the host institution. The process of enrolling as a system student should begin at least one month prior to the beginning of the registration period at the host institution. Information concerning current procedures for enrolling in courses at these other institutions is available from the Registrar’s Office.
Enrollment Status
The enrollment status of a student in the interinstitutional registration or consortium registration programs is determined by the student's status at the home institution (institution where the student is seeking a degree). Students should ascertain before enrolling at an institution that desired courses will satisfy degree requirements at the home institution.
Course Audit Policy
Students may audit a class with the permission of the instructor and if seating is available. Academic credit is not awarded for an audited course. The cost for auditing a course is based on regular tuition as published in the current Class Schedule. Audit approval forms are available in deans’ and academic department offices.
Changes in Registration
Enrolled students may adjust schedules by dropping and/or adding classes. See the current Class Schedule for complete information concerning dropping and/or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedule.
Students who reduce their course load after the 12 th day of classes and before the beginning of the fifth week will receive an "NC" notation for each course they have dropped. A NC/Withdrawal Form must be submitted by the deadline to the Registrar's Office.
Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of classes during fall and spring semesters may receive an "NC" notation for each course, provided faculty approval is granted. Additional restrictions regarding assigning the "NC" notation may be set by each school, department and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of the semester (or proportional time frame). Students are advised to seek faculty signatures well before the deadline. A NC/Withdrawal Form must be submitted by the deadline to the Registrar's Office. See the sections on grades, notations, course load and class attendance in this Catalog.
Proportional time frames are applied for part-of-term courses, workshops and summer terms. Procedures for adding or dropping a part-of-term course after the course has begun are described in the current Class Schedule.
TUITION AND FEES Tuition Classification
A student is classified as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes at the time of admission. This classification is based upon information supplied by the student on the application for admission and is made in accordance with the Colorado Tuition Classification Law, CRS S23-7-101 et seq. (1973), as amended. Once determined, a student's tuition classification status remains unchanged unless satisfactory evidence that a change should be made is presented. A Petition for In-State Tuition Classification Form and the evidence requested must be submitted to the Registrar's Office if a student believes she or he is entitled to in-state status.
The tuition classification statute requires that in order to qualify for in-state status, a student (or the parents or legal guardian of the student in the case of students under 23 years of age who are not emancipated) must have been domiciled in Colorado for one year or more immediately preceding the first day of the semester for which such classification is sought.


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Domicile for tuition purposes requires two inseparable elements: (1) a permanent place of habitation in Colorado and (2) intent to remain in Colorado with no intent to be domiciled elsewhere. Some examples of connections with the state that provide objective evidence of intent are: (1) payment of Colorado state income tax as a Colorado resident, (2) permanent employment in Colorado, (3) ownership of residential real property in Colorado, (4) compliance with laws imposing a mandatory duty on any domiciliary of the state, such as the drivers' license law and the vehicle registration law and (5) registration to vote. Other factors unique to the individual can also be used to demonstrate the requisite intent.
Any questions regarding the tuition classification law should be directed to an admissions officer at the College. In order to qualify for in-state status for a particular semester, the student must prove that domicile began not later than one year prior to the first day of classes for that semester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petitions are published in the Class Schedule each semester.
Tuition and College Service Fees
The Board of Trustees of The State Colleges in Colorado, the governing board of the College, reserves the right to alter any or all tuition and fees for any semester without notice.
Tuition and college service fees are determined by the trustees shortly before the beginning of each academic year. Information regarding tuition and fees is published in the current Class Schedule. Tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration.
Standard Fees
An application fee is required of all applicants for admission to the College. This fee is nonrefundable and will not be applied to tuition.
Application fee.............................................................$25
International student application fee.......................................$40
Matriculation fee...........................................................$25
Special fees
Returned check charge.......................................................$17
Tuition Adjustments
Please see the Class Schedule for the current semester.
Student Health Insurance
All students taking 10 credit hours or more in the fall or spring semester or eight credit hours or more in the summer semester are required to participate in the College-sponsored student health insurance coverage unless proof can be provided that a student has comparable and valid outside health insurance coverage.*
Full-time students are automatically billed for student health insurance on their tuition bill under the insurance heading. Students who have outside insurance coverage are responsible for completing a waiver form by the deadline indicated in each semester's Class Schedule in order to have the insurance charge removed from their tuition bill (deadline changes from semester to semester). Waiver forms will not be accepted after the deadline listed in each semester's Class Schedule. It is the student's responsibility to become familiar with the College's policies and to adhere to the deadlines listed. No refunds will occur after the waiver deadline. Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at either the Student Health Insurance Office located in the Student Health Center (PL 150) or the Student Accounts Office (CN 110). Waiver forms are also printed in each Class Schedule and available from the SHC website at http://www.mscd.edu/student/resources/health/.
Health insurance waiver forms are valid for only one year. Continuing students must complete a waiver form ANNUALLY prior to each fall semester. Students with a break in academic enrollment, and those who begin classes in the spring or summer, must complete a waiver form by the appropriate deadline (listed in the Class Schedule) for the semester they enroll and every fall semester thereafter.
Waiver form information will be mailed to the home address of all full-time students prior to the semester of enrollment.


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Students who request a waiver form to provide proof of valid outside health insurance must:
• Complete the student health insurance waiver form.
• Attach a copy of a valid health insurance card to the waiver form. Note: copy both the front and back side of your insurance card on to a separate sheet of paper.
• Submit the waiver form by the deadline indicated in each semester's Class Schedule (deadline changes from semester to semester).
All covered services at the Student Health Center are paid at 100 percent with no payment at the time of service, no deductible and no need for claim forms. The pre-existing condition exclusion clause is waived for services performed. Please see the current Student Health Insurance Brochure for a summary of the plan benefits, requirements and exclusions. Brochures can be obtained at the Student Health Center.
Dependents of a student participating in the student health insurance program are also eligible for optional insurance coverage. Adult dependents (18 and up) may use the Student Health Center (SHC) after they pay the semesterly SHC fee. Dependents 17 years old or younger are not eligible for services at the SHC. Please call the insurance office for information regarding pediatric care. In addition, students enrolled during the spring semester are given the option of purchasing summer health insurance without attending classes, provided that payment is received by the deadline listed in the summer Class Schedule. Graduating students have the option to purchase from one to six months of continuing coverage. Students with questions regarding student health insurance should contact the Student Insurance Office.
*Individual insurance plans that are not required to meet state and federal benefit mandates are not considered comparable and consequently will not be considered proof of comparable coverage. Effective August I, 1998, the "Colorado Resident Discount Program " will NOT be accepted as proof of comparable outside health insurance coverage for waiver purposes. This special program is not considered health insurance and was not designed by the state legislature for this purpose.
Student Health Insurance
Voluntary Program for Part-Time Students
Based on the mandatory insurance requirement which the College has adopted, the Student Insurance Carrier has permitted the College to offer the following Voluntary Health Insurance Program to part-time students. This program is exclusively for part-time students taking 6-9 credit hours in the fall and/or spring semester(s) and 6-7 credit hours during the summer semester. Students taking more or less credit hours than indicated above are NOT eligible for this voluntary program.
The Voluntary Plan has the same deadlines (as listed in the Class Schedule), plan design, cost and benefit levels as does the mandatory insurance plan referenced in the previous section. Part-time students interested in the voluntary option should contact the Student Insurance Office at 303-556-3873 for application details.
Student Dental Insurance
Voluntary Program for all Students
Voluntary Dental Insurance is available to all students taking one credit hour or more. Information and application forms can be obtained at the Student Insurance Office in the Student Health Center (PL 150).


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FINANCIAL AID
The MSCD financial aid program provides assistance and advice to students who would be unable to pursue their education at the College without such help. Scholarships, grants, loans and part-time employment are available singly or in various combinations to meet the difference between what the student and the student's family could reasonably be expected to provide and the expected cost of attending MSCD.
Estimated Expenses
The 2001-2002 academic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents:
Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $3,025 .. $8,865
Room and Board 7,780 . . 7,780
Books and Supplies . . . 1,100 .. 1,100
Transportation 765 . . . 765
Miscellaneous 921... Total $13,645 . . $19,485
Tuition and fees are set by The State Colleges in Colorado and are subject to change without notice. All students are placed on a single-person budget. Additional allowances may be made for students with day-care costs for dependent children and for expenses related to disabilities not paid by another agency (P.L. 99-498).
Eligibility and Need
To qualify for financial aid, a student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen; be registered with Selective Service (if required); have financial need; be degree-, licensure-, or certificate-seeking; be making satisfactory academic progress; and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repayment on a federal grant.
Application Procedures
Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to determine financial aid eligibility. Entering college freshmen should obtain application forms from their high schools or from MSCD’s Office of Financial Aid. Most students who completed a 2001-02 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA will receive a PIN (personal identification number) from the Federal Processor between November, 2001 and January, 2002. This PIN is used for completing the 2002-03 Renewal FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For quicker processing, we strongly recommend that returning, transferring and entering students complete their FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Students should complete and submit the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA to the federal processor as early as possible (after January 1st), preferably no later than mid-February, and submit all requested documents to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid by April 13th.
Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided in the Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide available in the MSCD Office of Financial Aid.
Financial Aid Programs
The amount of funds made available to students depends on the maximum award allowed by regulation of each program, the student's established financial need, duration of the student's enrollment, and funds allocated to the College by the state and federal governments.
Grants
Grants are gift money from the federal or state government and do not have to be repaid.
Federal Pell Grants are federal funds and awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor's degree and who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. The amount of the award is based on each student's financial eligibility and the number of hours for which the student is enrolled. The amount of Federal Pell grant awards for the 2001-02 academic year will range from S400 to $3,750 for those students who qualify. Full-time, half-time, or less than half-time students may qualify for a Federal Pell Grant.


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Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) are federal funds awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor's degree and are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. This grant is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional need. The amount of FSEOG awards range from $100 to $600 per fall and spring semesters.
Colorado State Grants (CSG) are state funds awarded to Colorado residents with demonstrated financial need. Eligible students have no prior bachelor's degree, are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and are enrolled full- or part-time (at least six credit hours for the fall and spring semesters) at MSCD. The amount of the CSG award ranges from $50 to $600 per fall and spring semesters.
Colorado Leveraging Educational Assistance program (CLEAP) are a combination of federal and state funds awarded by the same criteria as CSG.
Scholarships
Students must be enrolled at least half-time, be degree-, certificate- or licensure-seeking, be making satisfactory academic progress, and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repayment on a federal grant to receive a scholarship.
Presidential Scholarships: These scholarships include four-year scholarships for entering high school students and two-year scholarships for transfer students. This scholarship covers up to the cost of tuition and mandatory fees per semester for up to 15 credits.
Colorado Scholars Awards: Scholarships of up to $500 per semester, not exceeding the cost of resident tuition and mandatory fees per academic year, are available through the academic departments. Recipients must be Colorado residents. Interested students should contact their departments for applications.
Athletic Scholarships: MSCD has a limited number of athletic scholarships. Applications and additional information are available from the MSCD Intercollegiate Athletics Office.
Private Scholarships: Students should refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide for information regarding scholarships and the free online scholarship search.
Receipt of a scholarship may affect a student's financial aid award because students receiving federal and/or state aid are limited in the maximum amount of aid which can be received. A student whose full need has been met by other types of financial aid prior to receipt of a scholarship will have that aid reduced by the amount of the scholarship. If the student's full eligibility has not been met, the scholarship will be allowed to satisfy the unmet need. Each student's situation is treated individually. All scholarships are based on the student's continued eligibility and available funding.
Loans
Federal Perkins Loans are long-term federal loans that are awarded based on the student's need and MSCD's available funds. Federal Perkins Loan can range from $100 to $1,500 per semester. Repayment of the loan begins nine months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in at least six credit hours each semester. The interest rate is 5 percent and interest begins to accrue at repayment. All first-time borrowers at MSCD are required to attend a Perkins Loan Entrance Interview before loan funds can be released to them.
Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL) include Federal Stafford Loans, unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, and Federal PLUS Loans, which help students and/or their parents to borrow funds to help meet educational expenses. To borrow these funds, students and/or their parents must complete and submit, in addition to the FAFSA, a separate lender application to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. Loan applications may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid or the lender of the student's choice. Students must be enrolled at least six credit hours each semester and be degree-, certificate- or licensure-seeking. Interest rates vary depending on the type of loan and the date the student borrows the first Federal Family Education Loan. For further information on interest rates, check with the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or the lender. First time borrowers at MSCD are required to attend a Loan Entrance Interview before loans funds can be released to them.
Federal Stafford Loans: Eligibility for the Federal Stafford Loan is based on the student's need as determined by the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. The annual loan limits are $2,625 for freshmen, $3,500 for sophomores and $5,500 for all other undergraduates. Interest does not begin to accrue until


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six months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in school at least half-time (six credit hours per semester).
Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans: These loans have many of the same terms and conditions as the Federal Stafford Loan. The main difference is that the students are responsible for the interest that accrues while they are in school and during the six-month grace period after they graduate or cease to be enrolled in at least six credit hours. Students who do not qualify for a Federal Stafford Loan, based on need, may qualify for the unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan. Contact the MSCD Office of Financial Aid concerning annual loan limits.
Federal PLUS Loans: These loans are available to parents of dependent students. Applications are available from the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or from lenders that participate in the program. Applications must first be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for processing. At MSCD, parents of dependent students may borrow up to the cost of education minus the amount of financial aid received by the student from other sources each year.
Please refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide for more detailed information regarding loans.
College Work-Study
The State of Colorado, the federal government and MSCD provide part-time employment programs for students. The maximum work-study award is $2,500 per semester. The maximum hours a student may work is 30 hours per week while classes are in session and 40 hours per week between semesters. Students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester to receive a work-study award. The majority of all work-study awards are need-based, however, there are a limited number of positions offered directly through various departments/offices on campus that are no-need awards.
The Financial Aid Package
Once student eligibility is determined, an aid package is developed based on the availability of funds and the eligibility of the applicant. To facilitate financial aid packaging requirements, applicants must obtain all requested information and forms from designated sources and submit them to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid before the established deadline.
Award Notification
After the Office of Financial Aid has determined the type and amount of aid for which a student qualifies (aid package), the student is mailed an Award Notification. The Award Notification and enclosed information stipulate the conditions of each award.
Disbursement Procedures:
• Awards are based on full-time enrollment. If a student is enrolled for less than 12 credit hours each semester, the award may be reduced/prorated. The final award adjustment occurs on census date (about the 12th day of school each fall and spring semester and the 8th day of the summer semester).
• Grants, Scholarships and Student Loans: All financial aid awards (with the exception of out-of-state loan checks, consortium checks and some scholarship funds) are disbursed into the student's account. The Business Office deducts any outstanding balance owed, including current tuition and fees, and issues a check for the remaining funds. This check is either mailed to the student or the student can pick it up at the Cashier’s Office. This check can be used to purchase books and pay other educationally related expenses.
• Parent Loans: Federal PLUS checks are mailed from lenders to MSCD's Office of Financial Aid. Eligibility is verified and then the check is mailed to the parent borrower.
• Work Study: Work-study earnings are paid bi-weekly and are treated as wages earned. Outstanding balances owed to MSCD are not deducted from these earnings; however, students are strongly advised to pay any outstanding balance as soon as a work-study check is received.
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Repayment Policy
Students who receive financial aid and withdraw from MSCD prior to completion of a term may be required to repay a portion of financial aid and scholarships. All required financial aid repayments must be made to MSCD before the end of the current academic year or before additional Title IV funds can be disbursed to the student, whichever occurs first. Repayment is made to the MSCD Business Office. Please refer to the Class Schedule for more specific information.
Financial Aid as a Form of Payment
Please refer to the current Class Schedule for information regarding payment of tuition and fees with awarded aid.


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SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS
Academic Advising
At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments. New students and students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising Center, CN 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course selection, scheduling and registration; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising, including assistance with the major-minor selection process, adjustment to college, etc. For additional information call 303-556-3680.
Alumni Relations
Located in the Administration Building, the Office of Alumni Relations works with the College, the Alumni Association and the MSCD Foundation, Inc., to provide services and support to all alumni and students. Services include: career development, health insurance programs, discount internet, MSCD credit card, alumni directory and numerous volunteer/mentoring opportunities.
The Alumni Association, Inc., is committed to advancing the College's welfare by creating and maintaining a spirit of fellowship and goodwill among all alumni and to encourage alumni involvement with the College. The MSCD Alumni Association's mission is to work in concert with the College, the Foundation and others to:
♦ Elevate and enhance the reputation of the College
♦ Inspire alumni to leverage their pride in their MSCD experience
♦ Establish mentoring opportunities to help others soar and expand their horizons.
Inquire about participation with the Alumni Association, the ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Real-World Career Counseling Program, the ADVANCE Admissions Recruitment Program or other programs to connect with the College and MSCD alumni. If you are interested in linking up with a Metropolitan State College of Denver alumnus/a in your degree area, or are interested in one of the Alumni Relations programs, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 303-556-8320 or visit our web site at: www.mscd.edu/alumni.htm.
Auraria Campus Police and Security
The Campus Police and Security Division is fully certified and authorized to provide police services to the Auraria campus and is proud to maintain its reputation as one of the safest in the state.
In addition to a police chief and 20 full time officers, the Campus Police and Security Division employs state certified security officers and communication personnel. Officers patrol the campus 24 hours per day, seven days per week, on foot, bicycles or golf carts, and in patrol cars.
The Campus Police and Security Division also provides additional services to the campus community such as vehicle unlocks, crime prevention programs, emergency responses, and environmental health and safety.
The Campus Police and Security Division is located at 1201 Fifth Street. Routine calls-303-556-3271; EMERGENCY CALLS-911 (or use one of the many emergency phones located around campus).
Auraria Child Care Center
The center provides high quality early childhood care and education to the children of students, staff and faculty. A discovery, child-oriented approach is provided by a professional teaching staff to children ages 12 months to 6 years. Preregistration is required. Please call 303-556-3188 for information.
Auraria Parking and Transportation Services
Parking Services Department
Daily Fee Parking: (in-and-out privileges in Lot E only): daily fees range from $1.50 to $10.00. Several lots are unattended and require purchasing a receipt from the vending machine. Make sure the parking receipt is placed face-up on the driver’s side of the dashboard. Receipts are valid only on the day and in the lot where purchased and are not transferable from one vehicle to another. For easy entrance/exit to the Parking and Transportation Centre and lot D, a reusable debit card can be purchased for $ 1.00 and a cash value can be encoded on its magnetic strip. Debit cards are available on the second floor next to the ATM machine in the Tivoli Student Union and on the first floor of the Parking and Transportation Centre.


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Permit Parking: Parking permits are available on a semester basis. They go on sale on the first day of registration. Contact the Parking Office at 303-556-2000 for more information.
Motorist Assistance Program: Personnel will help jump-start dead batteries and assist in changing tires. Jumper cables, bumper jacks, tire tools and gasoline cans are also available at no cost to campus parkers. Call 303-556-2000 for assistance. The Parking Services Department is located at 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking garage). Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Handivan Services: The wheelchair-accessible handivan provides free on-campus transportation for students, faculty and staff from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday.
Nightrider: The Nightrider is a free security escort service for any campus parking lot. Service is available from dusk to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday during fall and spring semesters.
Career Services
The Office of Career Services helps students and alumni in developing, evaluating and implementing career plans. Specific services include Career Assessment Workshops; Employer Forums/Employer Workshops addressing resume writing, job search strategies and interviewing skills; and Career Connections, which offers candidates and employers a high tech resource to connect MSCD seniors and alumni candidates to entry level employment.
Career fairs and seminars are sponsored jointly during the fall and spring terms with employers, student groups, faculty and a consortia of colleges and universities.
The Career Library houses print and electronic resources including directories and employer profiles, job vacancies, salary surveys, job profiles and graduate school information. The Colorado Career Information System (COCIS) offers occupational information based on employment characteristics of Colorado and the nation. A touch screen computer kiosk provides a direct link to federal job opportunities as identified by the United States Department of Personnel Management.
For assistance, call 303-556-3664 or access the Website http://clem.mscd.edu/~career
Center for the Visual Arts
Located off campus in the heart of LoDo, the Center for the Visual Arts was created in 1990 by Metro to serve the College and the Rocky Mountain region. Open all year, the Center organizes and hosts exhibitions of culturally diverse artists of national and international significance, which would otherwise be unavailable to the College community and state populace. Past exhibitions have included works by Picasso, Ansel Adams, Romare Bearden and the diverse art of Haiti, West Africa, Australia and Japan. The Center hosts Metro's Senior Thesis exhibition featuring the works of the College's most outstanding art students every year and a biannual exhibition of the Metro art faculty.
Education and community outreach is an important facet of the Center with more than 6,000 students and 25,000 members of the general public visiting the Center each year. Visitors can take advantage of the many lectures, tours and workshops available in conjunction with the exhibitions. An outreach program, providing art workshops and activities for Denver's at-risk youth is another element of the Center's education program and commitment to community involvement. Work-study positions, internships and volunteer opportunities are only a few ways that Metro students can become involved at the Center. The Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for the Visual Arts is located at 1734 Wazee Street, Denver, CO 80202; Telephone: 303-294-5207, Fax: 303-294-5210; www.mscd.edu/news/cva.
Child Development Center
The Child Development Center provides exemplary, on-campus children's programs. During the fall and spring semesters, the center offers pre-school programs; in the summer it provides a Summer Enrichment Program for elementary age children. Available to the Auraria campus and to the Denver community, these programs are part of the College's teacher education program.
The classrooms are under the direction of master teachers who are trained and experienced in either early childhood or elementary education. The master teachers plan an age-appropriate program to provide quality learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of the children. MSCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention.


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The preschool program is accredited by the National Academy for Early Childhood Education. There are two preschool classes available: 8:30-11:15 a.m. for children 2 1/2 to 4 years old and 12:30-3:15 p.m. for children 4 to 6 years old. There is also child care available before and after each preschool class: 7:30-8:30 a.m., 11:15-12:30 p.m., and 3:15-6:00 p.m.
The Summer Enrichment Program is academic in content, but recognizes children's needs for fun and different learning experiences in summer. There are two classrooms: one for children entering first or second grade in the fall and one for children entering third or fourth grade in the fall. There is a Day Program from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and an Extended Program from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and from 4:15 to 6 p.m. Call 303-556-2759 for more information.
Combined Computer Access Center
The Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC) assists and trains students with disabilities to minimize the impact of their disabilities, while accessing the computer keyboard and monitor. The goal of the CCAC is to help students with disabilities achieve academic goals, attain vocational goals and improve employability through the use of adaptive technology. The CCAC serves students with all types of disabilities, including, but not limited to: blindness, low vision, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, neurological disabilities and orthopedic disabilities. The Combined Computer Access Center is located in the Auraria Library, room 115, 303-556-6252. (See Disability Support Services.)
Counseling Center
The Counseling Center staff provides services to currently enrolled Metropolitan State College students at no additional charge beyond student fees. The staff is ethnically and culturally diverse. Services include personal therapy, support groups, stress management, and crisis intervention. The Center also coordinates an active Peer Education Program. Students may request an appointment for their first visit in advance. Follow-up appointments are made to accommodate class schedules. The staff also provides consultations to faculty, staff, and student groups upon request. Faculty are encouraged to invite Counseling Center staff to address mental health issues in their classes. The Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information call 303-556-3132.
Disability Support Services
Advocacy and support services are provided through the Office of Disability Support Services located in room 177 of the Arts Building. Services include but are not limited to: priority registration, assistance in identifying notetakers, alternative testing, access to assistive technology, referrals to outside service agencies, sign language interpreters and assistance with any general needs or concerns. Students with special needs are encouraged to utilize these services. For assistance or information, please call 303-556-8387 (voice) or 303-556-8484 (TDD). (See Combined Computer Access Center.)
Extended Campus
Degree programs and fully accredited courses, as well as orientation and assessment testing, are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro South, 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Englewood, 303-721-1313 and Metro North, 11990 Grant Street, Northglenn, 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes. In addition, it offers a variety of formats including telecourses, online courses and correspondence courses. Extended Campus schedules are available each semester.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans Student Services at Auraria
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans (GLBT) Student Services is open to all Auraria students as a resource for exploring sexual orientation issues. This program offers a variety of support, education and advocacy services for the entire campus community:
• support for members of the campus community who may have questions about their own sexual orientation or that of a friend or family member
• advocacy for students experiencing discrimination or harassment based on a real or perceived gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans identity •
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♦ training programs and workshops about combatting homophobia and working with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered communities more effectively
♦ library of books, videos and resource files available for research and leisure
♦ events such as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans Awareness Month and other forums providing information and dialogue about gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans issues
The GLBT Student Services office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 311, and is staffed by a director with the support of student employees and volunteers. Input and involvement from the entire campus community is welcomed. For additional information call 303-556-6333.
High School Upward Bound
This program is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in and beyond high school for youths who are low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The program provides intensive academic instruction during the school year, as well as a six-week summer session. A full range of academic skill preparation in reading, writing and mathematics is part of a comprehensive counseling and enrichment program. This program develops creative thinking, effective expression and positive attitudes toward learning. The students are recruited at the beginning of their sophomore year in high school from five target-area high schools located in Denver County (East, Lincoln, Manual, North and West High Schools).
Immigrant Services Program
The Immigrant Services Program provides assistance to students whose first language is not English. The program offers intensive academic and personal advising, assessment, tutoring, assistance with the financial aid application process, and monitors student progress. Because the program does not offer ESL classes, students with limited English proficiency are referred to the appropriate curricula. For more information call 303-556-3676.
Informational Technology
Information Technology at Metropolitan State College of Denver provides you with the opportunity to use the most current information technologies on campus or from home. Metropolitan State College of Denver offers 30 computer laboratories for use by all current students. The laboratories range from specializing in computer graphics to the most current engineering software. Information on the location and operating hours of student labs is available in the current class schedule, the student computing handbook or at http://clem.mscd.edu/~complabs/online. MSCD students needing adaptive equipment or additional assistance with technology due to a disability can visit the Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC), Library room 115. The CCAC lab currently has software to assist students with hearing, learning, visual and orthopedic disabilities. Further information is available at http://www. cudenver.edu/public/ccac/index.html; 303-556-8325 (Help Desk); 303-556-2441 (General Information).
The MSCD homepage (http://www.mscd.edu) provides many online services for students including:
♦ online registration
♦ online admissions
♦ orientation and assessment
♦ financial aid
♦ records
♦ course catalog, and
♦ class schedules APPROPRIATE USE POLICY
Before any student receives an email account, they are required to read and agree to the "Appropriate Use Policy." This policy is in place to protect all students, faculty, and staff, as well as the stability of the computing environment. It is important to be familiar with the terms of the "Appropriate Use Policy." Misuse of computing resources at MSCD may include suspension of computing privileges,


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referral to an appropriate authority on campus and referral to a law enforcement agency. Disciplinary action by the College may include suspension, expulsion and requirements to make financial restitution. The policy is listed in the student computing handbook and online at www.mscd.edu/tech/policies/ appropriate.htm.
Information Technology at MSCD is committed to providing students with the best possible computing service on campus and from home. Further assistance is available in the student labs or through the MSCD Help Desk at 303-556-8325.
Institute for International and Intercultural Education
The College provides assistance to visiting faculty and international students. Important information and counseling is offered on visas, school transfers, work permission, housing, banking, and cultural and academic adaptation. The office also provides assistance to students who wish to arrange individualized study-abroad opportunities. The institute organizes numerous conferences and lectures on international issues throughout the year.
The institute also provides information on cross-disciplinary individualized degree major and minor programs in international studies, international courses offered by various departments, and intercultural courses. For information, contact the director of International and Intercultural Education at 303-556-4004.
Metro North and Metro South
Please see Extended Campus on page 33 of this Catalog.
Student Finance Resource Center (SFRC)
The Student Finance Resource Center offers the following services and professional development opportunities:
• financial planning and debt counseling seminars
• individual budgeting sessions
• emergency student loans
• student travel grants
The SFRC is committed to providing students with the means to solve temporary and long-term financial problems by guiding and educating them on personal finances (i.e., budgeting, debt counseling, financial planning, and emergency funding). The Student Travel Program offers travel grants to clubs, student organizations, and individual students attending and/or presenting papers at professional conferences and educational events within the domestic United States. Additional information and applications are available in the Program office located in Tivoli 311 or call 303-556-3559.
Student Health Center
All MSCD students are entitled to medical services at the Health Center. Student health insurance is NOT required to use the Health Center. Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and medical assistants staff the facility. Students will be asked to complete a sign-in sheet and show a current semester ID card each time they check in.
Services include treatment of illness and injuries, lab testing, medications, physicals, annual GYN exams, sexually transmitted disease information/testing, birth control information/services, minor surgery, cholesterol screening, immunizations, HIV testing, blood pressure checks, casting, suturing and X-ray. Payment is required at the time of service except for students who participate in the Student Health Insurance Program.
Walk-in services begin at 8 a.m., Monday-Friday. Access is on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-in access varies daily, contingent upon when all patient slots have been filled; thus, the daily closure time for walk-in care is variable. Patients are encouraged to check in as early as possible. The Student Health Center is located in the Plaza Building, room 150, on the lower level. Brochures with additional information are available at the Health Center or go to our website at http://www.mscd.edu/student /resources/health/. For further details call 303-556-2525.


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Student Intervention Services
Student Intervention Services (SIS) monitors and tracks three cohorts of the student population at MSCD. SIS assists and serves all students who are admitted by the alternative admissions’ process. Our goal is to assist the student to be successful by providing comprehensive and individualized services that will lead to improved student retention. The second cohort of students tracked are the students whose cumulative GPA has fallen below a 2.0 for one, two or three semesters. Students are notified by mail of their status, and encumbrances are placed on their registration. SIS also coordinates the Early Warning System, providing mid-term grade assessments, support and referral services to students. For those students who are in academic difficulty, SIS provides an in-depth strategy for success including assistance with graduation plans, scheduling, advising and referrals. The office is located in Central Classroom Building, Room 102, 303-556-4048.
Student Legal Services at Auraria
Student Legal Services at Auraria is a student-fee funded program that serves registered students from The Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Colorado at Denver and the Community College of Denver. The program is staffed by licensed attorneys who assist students with landlord-tenant problems, criminal prosecutions, traffic/DUI cases and family/domestic issues. Specifically, the attorneys engage in a problem-solving process with the student to develop and explore various legal strategies and options. If a case requires legal representation and/or is beyond the expertise of the program's attorneys, the office will provide to the student information about community resources that may provide legal representation either on a no-cost or low-cost basis, depending upon the substantive area and the availability of attorneys. Because the program's budget only allows for 50 hours per week of the attorneys’ time, the office should be contacted to ensure an office visit or phone interview. Please note: this office is unable to advise on issues arising between students or involving any of the three institutions as this creates a conflict of interest. The attorneys can neither represent the student nor make a court appearance on the student's behalf. The office is not staffed to respond to emergencies. More information is available at the Tivoli Student Union, room 262, or call 303-556-6061.
Student Support Services Program
The Student Support Services program is designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of first generation, low income students and students with disabilities. Students enrolled in the program receive tutoring, personal counseling, academic advising, assistance in obtaining financial aid and opportunities to participate in cultural enrichment activities. The program also provides support services including educational and graduate school workshops, computer assisted instruction and basic skills instruction in reading, writing, math and science. The program administers two scholarship programs and houses a computer lab for participants’ use. The Student Support Services office is located in Central Classroom 201. For more information call 303-556-4722.
Summer Bridge Program
The Summer Bridge Program, managed by the Student Development Center, facilitates the transition and prepares first-time college students for their freshman year at The Metropolitan State College of Denver. The program provides an opportunity for students to get a head start on their college education and become familiar with the college experience on the Auraria Campus. Students receive a scholarship for tuition and fees for two college-level courses. Additionally, students have an opportunity to participate in enrichment workshops and activities that further encourage their connection to MSCD. The goal of the Summer Bridge Program is to provide students with the tools and strategies that will maximize their chances for academic success and personal growth and development. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor, 303-556-4023.
The Spring International Language Center at Auraria
Intensive English classes at the Spring International Center focus on all language skills: grammar, reading, writing and listening/speaking, in addition to special electives that students can choose each term, such as TOEFL preparation, vocabulary building and pronunciation. Five nine-week terms are offered throughout the year to enable students to complete their English study quickly. Students are placed at one of the six levels, with standardized evaluation tests at the completion of each level. Spring International Language Center is located on the fourth floor of the Tivoli Student Union, Room 454. For more information call 303-534-1616.


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Tivoli Student Union
As one component of Student Auxiliary Services that includes the Auraria Child Care Center, Auraria Book Center, Campus Computers, Auraria Reprographics, Clicks Office Supply and four copying centers, the Tivoli Student Union serves as the heart of campus culture, services and social activity at Auraria.
The Tivoli Student Union conveniently houses the offices of Student Life/Activities and Student Government for the Community College of Denver, The Metropolitan State College of Denver, and the University of Colorado at Denver. Additionally, offices for Metro Athletics, UCD Career Counseling, Spring International Language Center, MSCD Counseling Services, MSCD New Student Orientation office, Student Legal Services at Auraria, all three school newspapers, Tivoli Tickets (TicketMaster), ClubHub, student ID program, Auraria Book Center, two credit unions, student study lounges, a number of specialty shops, atrium food court, restaurants and Sigi’s Pool Hall and Arcade are located in the Tivoli Student Union. For information phone 303-556-6330.
Tivoli Conference Services, located in room 325, will help you with obtaining conference and meeting space in the Tivoli as well as outdoor table rentals. Telephone 303-556-2755 for more information.
Tutoring Program
The Tutoring Program provides free tutoring assistance to all students enrolled at the Metropolitan State College of Denver in an effort to promote academic success. The program is structured to accommodate the needs of culturally diverse students. Students may be referred to the Tutoring Program by an instructor or can seek assistance on their own. Trained peer tutors will help students reach their educational goals. Group and individualized tutoring is available. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor, 303-556-6438 or 303-556-3411.
Veterans Services
The Veterans Services Office assists students in procuring their GI Bill entitlement. The Veterans Services Office acts as the liaison between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the veteran/depen-dent student. Different VA classifications provide different types of entitlement. Student veterans/dependents may be eligible for tutorial assistance, VA work-study, advance payment, emergency student loans, etc. The office also certifies and tracks the academic progress of entitled veterans. If there are any questions or problems regarding eligibility, payment, tutoring, etc., please speak with a representative in CN 105 or call 303-556-2993.
Veterans Upward Bound
Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to identify, recruit and motivate veterans to pursue their personal career goals through higher education.
Veterans Upward Bound provides refresher courses and tutorial help so that survival in academic or vocational/technical programs is maximized. This is accomplished during a 12-week semester. Ancillary services such as career counseling, financial aid advisement, college counseling and job placement are also provided for participants.
Women's Services
The Institute for Women's Studies and Services is committed to the empowerment of women through education. To help students have a positive college experience, women's services provides referrals to campus and community resources, information about scholarships, assistance with the process of entering MSCD, advocacy services for students dealing with harassment or discrimination, and programs and events that focus on issues of particular concern to women. The institute houses a small library with a variety of books and other resource materials on women's experiences, histories and contributions to society. Students who need assistance should make an appointment with the associate director of the Institute for Women's Studies and Services.
Writing Center
The Writing Center staff of composition instructors and trained writing tutors is committed to working with students in developing their writing abilities. Tutors help students identify problem areas and provide instruction on how to eliminate them. Through one-on-one instruction, tutors teach students to generate, organize, and develop ideas; to revise and edit with confidence; and to handle issues of format and documentation. For more information contact the Writing Center at 303-556-6070.


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STUDENT LIFE
The Office of Student Life offers students a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance classroom experiences and encourage campus involvement. Services include Judicial Affairs, Student Problem Action Network (SPAN); Student Activities; student clubs and organizations; Student Publications; Counseling Center; Campus Recreation; Student Health Center; Student Legal Services at Auraria; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Student Services; Student Government Assembly (SGA), New Student Orientation and the Student Finance Resource Center. These student-fee-funded programs exist to provide a diverse range of experiences in leadership development and programs that encourage cultural, recreational, educational, and social interaction. The Office of Student Life is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 311. Our web site is http://clem.mscd.edu/~studlife/.
Student Affairs Board (SAB)-The Student Affairs Board enables students to have a continuous voice in the use and allocation of their student fees. The SAB is comprised of student, faculty and administrative representatives.
Student Problem Action Network (SPAN)-The SPAN Program helps students resolve problems on campus. This program involves trained advisors who can assist students in defining their problem, formulate a strategy of reaching a solution, and inform them about the institutional process for resolving the issue. This program is part of the judicial affairs area and is staffed by volunteer faculty and campus personnel. For additional information, please refer to the Student Handbook or come to the Tivoli, room 311.
Student Activities
The Office of Student Activities provides opportunities for student development and growth through a variety of programs that link students' academic lives with their lives outside the classroom. Student Activities' programs are educational, cultural, social and recreational, and give students an opportunity to enhance their social responsibility and leadership skills.
Student Activities has four distinct functions to help students get connected and involved in campus life: programs, events and co-curricular opportunities; student organization services; Metro Cool (service learning); and leadership education. These functions are designed to:
1. enlighten, stimulate and entertain the campus community,
2. promote student self-worth and dignity,
3. develop self-confidence,
4. help students become better prepared for life-long learning and increased organizational and social complexity,
5. teach students fiscal responsibility,
6. provide developmental experiences for students to help them take responsibility for program and service delivery, and
7. teach responsible citizenship and an ethic that encourages responsible social action.
The office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 305, 303-556-2595. Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Student Government Assembly
Through channels of advocacy and outreach with faculty and administration, the Student Government Assembly (SGA) members work with and on behalf of individual students and the MSCD student population as a whole to ensure that students’ voices are heard and that the best interest of all students is considered. SGA members are committed to enhancing opportunities for student involvement and success in their campus life. The SGA office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, suite 307, 303-556-3312.


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Student Publications
The student newspaper, The Metropolitan, is published by the Office of Student Publications, Tivoli, room 313, 303-556-2507. The newspaper offers students the opportunity to explore fields such as journalism, web page design, advertising sales, video and audio production, marketing, graphic arts, photography, business and accounting through work experience. The Metropolitan and companion web site, Metropolitan Online, are written by and for MSCD students. Both are published weekly during the fall and spring semesters and monthly during the summer semester. Students interested in working on the paper or web site should contact the student editor at 303-556-8353.
Metrosphere is the annual student literary and arts publication and is distributed each spring semester. It contains poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, photography and graphics. The Metrosphere also produces an interactive multimedia CD-ROM containing further art, poetry and writing. It is written, composed and produced entirely by students. Submissions are accepted during the fall semester. Copies are distributed free to students and are available in Tivoli room 313. For more information, call the student editor at 303-556-3940.
A weekly streaming video news program, Met On-Air, is broadcast from the Office of Student Publications. Plans are under way for a campus webcast radio station, Met Radio. To volunteer for Met On-Air or Met Radio, call 303-556-2507 or stop by Tivoli 313.
The office also produces the Student Handbook and provides graphic art services at reduced costs to on-campus offices, departments, organizations and individuals. To access all online student publications, go to http://clem.mscd.edu/~themet.
Campus Recreation
The Campus Recreation at Auraria program is among the most affordable ways that students have found to enjoy themselves, and it is among the best recreation programs offered in Colorado. The program is composed of the Drop-In Program (informal recreation), Intramurals, Club Sports, Outdoor Adventure and the Physically Challenged Program. Student membership is free with a current, validated student ID.
The Drop-in Program provides group and individual activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests. Facilities include four basketball courts, 12 tennis courts, volleyball courts, a 25-yard indoor pool, eight handball/racquetball courts, two squash courts, a weightroom, a fitness center, a dance studio, a baseball field, softball fields and a track. In addition, Campus Recreation offers high- and low-impact aerobics, step aerobics and aqua aerobics daily. The Drop-in Program also offers a new instructional component, Healthy Lifestyles, which consists of a variety of noncredit instructional workshops, clinics and seminars. Check the Drop-in Program schedule in room 108 of the Physical Education Building or call 303-556-3210 for a listing of available times.
The Intramural Program consists of individual and team activities open to all students, faculty and staff members. The emphasis of the program is on participation, sportsmanship and social interaction. Whenever possible, competitive and recreational divisions are offered to ensure participation for all ability levels. Activities include flag football, basketball, floor hockey, volleyball, racquetball and squash leagues, as well as tennis and golf tournaments.
Club Sports provides students, faculty and staff members the opportunity to develop their individual athletic abilities in an organized group setting. The present clubs, which are all student initiated, include aikido, fencing, men's lacrosse, men and women's rugby, men's volleyball, coed waterpolo, badminton, ski/snowbashers and tai chi.
Outdoor Adventure provides the opportunity to experience the beauty and challenge of nature through organized trips. The program provides outdoor recreational experiences emphasizing skill acquisition, social interaction, environmental awareness and safety. Some of the many adventures offered are biking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, family-fun outings, hiking, ice climbing, kayaking/rafting, naturalist outings, rock climbing and sailing. The program also provides rental equipment, including camping and hiking gear, canoes, cross-country skis, mountain bikes and roller blades. The office is located in the basement of the Events Center.
The Physically Challenged Program offers a variety of sporting, recreational, and fitness opportunities for students with physical or learning limitations. The adaptive programs/services encompass one-on-one or group sessions that assist in using the recreational facility. Information on planned group activities or individual help sessions is available in the Events Center, room 108, 303-556-3210.


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Intercollegiate Athletics
The intercollegiate athletics program plays an integral role in campus life at The Metropolitan State College of Denver. MSCD offers 10 intercollegiate sports programs: baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's soccer, women's soccer, men's swimming and diving, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, women's tennis and women's volleyball.
The teams, nicknamed the Roadrunners, compete at the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Roadrunners are members of the 14-member Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), which was founded in 1909 and features modest-sized schools with limited athletic budgets.
Scholarships are available for each of the 10 intercollegiate sports. They are disbursed by individual coaches on the basis of merit, athletic ability and team needs. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis.
The Intercollegiate Athletics Office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 355, 303-556-8300.


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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS
CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING
Successful completion of special examinations, completion of a prior learning portfolio, or assessment of nonaccredited training programs through published guides, may be used to award credit or may permit placement in advanced courses. A student may earn up to 60 semester hours of credit toward degree requirements using prior learning credit options. This type of approved credit will be posted to the student's record after the completion of 8 semester hours of residency credit. Prior learning credit may not be used toward the last 12 semester hours of a degree program, does not substitute for residency requirements, and cannot be used to challenge prerequisite courses for courses already completed. Students are advised that letter grades are not assigned for such credit, and some institutions may not accept transfer credits that do not include letter grades. Additional information is available from the offices indicated in each section below and from the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Classroom 106, 303-556-8342.
Advanced Placement Examinations
Students who have performed satisfactorily in special college-level courses while in high school, and who have passed appropriate advanced placement examinations conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board, may have official AP scores submitted directly to the Office of Admissions for consideration for college credit. This office, in consultation with the appropriate department chair, determines the amount and nature of the credit and/or advanced placement granted. AP credit is awarded after the completion of eight credit hours at MSCD. (See following chart.)
Course Credit Awards For Advanced Placement Exams
AP SCORE 2 3 4 5
Biology BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1
Chemistry CHE 1800-4 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2
Computer Science (A) CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4
Computer Science (AB) CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 CSI 2300-4 CSI 1300-4 CSI 2300-4
Economics (macro) ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3
Economics (micro) ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3
English (Comp & Lit) ENG 1010-3 ENG 1100-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 ENG 1100-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 ENG 1100-3
English (Lang & Comp) ENG 1010-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1020-3
Gov’t & Politics (U.S.) PSC 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1010-3
Gov’t & Politics (comparative) PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3
History (European) HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3
History (American) HIS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3
Math (Calc AB) MTH 1400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1410-4


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AP SCORE 2 3 4 5
Math (Calc BC) MTH 1400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 2410-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 2410-4
Physics (B) PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1
Physics (C-Mechanics) PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1
Physics (C-Magnetism, Elec.) PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1
Psychology PSY 1001-3 PSY 1001-3 PSY 1001-3
Spanish Language SPA 1020-5 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2320-3
Spanish Literature SPA 1020-5 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3
German Language GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3
German Literature GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3
French Language FRE 2110-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2020-3 FRE 2110-3
French Literature FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 3010-3
Statistics MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4
International Baccalaureate
MSCD recognizes the greater potential for success of international baccalaureate students. Accordingly, academic departments may award credit for demonstrated proficiency on a case-by-case basis. Students who have international baccalaureate results at the higher level may have an official transcript sent directly to the Office of Admissions for consideration for college credit.
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP consists of two series of national standardized examinations: the general examinations and the subject examinations. They are designed to evaluate nonaccredited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge.
The general examination series includes five separate examinations covering the areas of English composition, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social science/history. Based on the results of these examinations, the College may award up to a maximum of 24 semester hours of credit in the freshman General Studies requirement areas. Thus, the successful student may test out of many of the traditional courses required during the freshman year. Students are advised to check with their major departments for information on specific General Studies requirements that may not be met by CLEP examinations. MSCD does not allow CLEP credit for ENG 1020, the Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation course.
The subject examination series consists of more than 45 examinations that apply to specific college courses. MSCD allows credit for some of these examinations. Thirty (30) semester hours of credit also


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may be awarded under this series, making a total of 54 semester hours of credit obtainable under a combination of the two series of examinations.
♦ Credit earned through the general examinations may be applied only to General Studies requirements. Credit earned through subject examinations may apply to any required course work unless otherwise stated.
♦ Credit earned will be entered on the student's transcript with the title of the examination(s), without reference to a specific MSCD course(s). CLEP examinations are recorded without reference to a letter grade and are not figured into the student's GPA. Credit earned through CLEP examinations does not count towards residency credit requirements, and therefore, may not be awarded as part of the last twelve credit hours applicable to a degree.
♦ Credit earned through CLEP examinations will not be recorded on the student's permanent record until the student has earned 8 hours in residency credit at MSCD.
♦ In order to evaluate CLEP examination or military examination (DANTES) results, the student should have a copy of the official score report sent to the following address: The Metropolitan State College of Denver; Office of Admissions, ATTN: Transfer Evaluation; Campus Box 16; P.O. Box 173362; Denver, CO. 80217-3362.
♦ All CLEP examinations will be subject to the statement of policy in place at the time the scores are submitted, not the policy in place at the time the examination was taken.
♦ Credit awarded through CLEP examinations at other colleges or universities will be re-evaluated at MSCD according to the MSCD policy in place at the time the test scores are submitted. Students are advised to have an official copy of their score(s) sent to MSCD in order to have that credit evaluated.
♦ MSCD will not grant credit for a CLEP examination if prior to the semester the exam is taken, a student has completed or was enrolled in, college courses equivalent to, or more advanced than, the subject material of the exam. Credit will not be recorded on a student's permanent record until all official transcripts from other regionally accredited colleges and universities attended by the student have been received and evaluated by the Office of Admissions.
♦ Any exception to these policies must be approved through the Board on Academic Standards Exceptions (B.A. S.E.). Information about filing an appeal through B.A.S.E. is available from the Office of Academic Affairs.
♦ Failure to achieve the required score(s) listed will not be entered on the permanent record. However, a copy of the CLEP score report will be retained in the student's file.
♦ Any general or subject examination may be repeated 6 months affer the date of the previous examination.
For advising assistance with CLEP examinations and information about other prior learning credit options such as departmental credit by examination and portfolio assessment, students may contact the Center for Individualized Learning, CN 106, 303- 556-8342. Additional information about the content and format of CLEP examinations is available through the College Board web site at http://www.collegeboard.org/clep. Examinations may be taken through the Community College of Denver Test Center, 303-556-3810, South Classroom Building 232. Other testing centers within the metropolitan area and within Colorado can be found through the College Board web site listed above.
The scoring of general examinations will change with computer-based testing from a scaled score of 200-800 to a scaled score of 20-80. A scaled score of 50 will be required before credit can be awarded for computer-based general examinations, available July 2001.


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CLEP General Exam Standards
CLEP General Minimum Score for MSCD MSCD No Credit for Prior
Exam MSCD Credit4 Credit Category Enrollment2
English Composition 500 3 Freshman ENG 1010
with Essav Composition
BIO 1000 AST 1040
Natural Sciences1 500 6 Natural Sciences CHE 1010 GEL 1010 PHY 1000
Mathematics 500 3 Mathematics MTH 1080
ART 1040
Humanities1 500 6 Arts and Letters MUS 1000
ENG 1100, 1110 or ENG 1120 ECO 2010 HIS 1000
Social Science 500 6 Social Science PSC 1010
and History1 PSY 1001
SOC 1010
CLEP Subject Exam Standards The exams listed below are the only ones that MSCD accepts.
CLEP Subject Exam Minimum Score4 Credit Granted No Credit for Prior Enrollment2
American Government1 50 3 PSC 1010
American Literature 50 3 ENG 2210, 2220
Analysis and Interpretation of Literature1 55 3 ENG 1100, 1110, 1120
English Literature 50 3 ENG 2310, 2330
General Biology1 50 6 BIO 1000
General Chemistry 52 6 CHE 1800
58 8 CHE 1800, 1810
History of the U.S. I 53 3 HIS 1210
History of the U.S. II 53 3 HIS 1220
Human Growth and Development^ 56 3 PSY 2210
Introductory to Psychology1’^ 56 3 PSY 1001
Introductory Sociology1 51 3 SOC 1010
Information Systems and Computer Applications 57 3 CMS 1010, CSS 1010
Principles of Macroeconomics1 55 3 ECO 2010
Principles of Microeconomics 55 3 ECO 2020
Principles of Management 46 3 MGT 3000
Western Civilization I 53 3 HIS 1010
Western Civilization II 53 3 HIS 1020
Although the general examinations and the subject examinations are essentially independent, where there is overlap between the two series, credit may be obtained by completing only one of the two overlapping examinations.
^Ifduring or subsequent to the semester the exam is taken, the student earns credit in a course(s) in column 5 of the table that outlines General Examinations accepted at MSCD, the credit value of the course(s) will be subtractedfrom the corresponding CLEP credit previously awarded.
^ The Psychology» Department does not allow CLEP credit toward the total number of semester hours required for a Psychology major or minor; extra course work is necessary to make up the difference. However, CLEP can count toward the degree.
4The minimum required score for credit at MSCD for computer-based CLEP General Examinations (available July 1, 2001) will be 50 rather than 500. This reflects a change in the scoring format, not a change in the knowledge required. Subject examination scores required for granting credit may also change as test formats change.


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Attainment Examinations
Any student may take attainment examinations in some departments for the purpose of waiving specific graduation requirements. Passing such an examination, although not reducing the number of credits required for graduation, entitles students to substitute their own choice for the required subject. The examination is approximately the equivalent of the final examination in the course.
Departmental Course Examinations
In special cases, a department may grant students credit toward graduation for college courses that they request and pass special college examinations. Under this provision, a maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be awarded by the College. There is a charge for this service.
Examinations for credit must be based on work equivalent to a regular course offered by the College (omnibus-numbered courses are excluded). The credit granted will be for the corresponding course, provided the student has no previous collegiate enrollment for a similar course and the credit is applicable toward the student's graduation requirements. Evidence of work justifying an examination for credit must be presented to the department chair no later than the third week of classes in a semester. Permission for such examination must be secured in advance from the appropriate dean upon recommendation of the department chair.
No application for credit by examination will be approved for a student who is not currently enrolled in good standing in a degree-seeking curriculum in the College. Credit by examination will not be approved for a student who is within 12 classroom semester hours of completing degree requirements. No credit by examination can be obtained for a course that a student has been officially enrolled at MSCD or at another institution, whether or not the course has been completed and a grade awarded. Credit by examination cannot be obtained for college courses attended as a listener, visitor or auditor.
If a student has completed a more advanced course than the course for which examination credit is desired, permission to take the exam will be granted if approved by the appropriate department chair and dean. If a student has already completed a sequence of courses, no examination credit can be given for courses lower in number than the highest-numbered course taken by the student. If a student has registered for a higher-numbered course in a sequence, the exam for the lower-numbered course must be completed within the first three weeks of the semester. Exceptions must be appealed to the Board of Academic Standards Exceptions following endorsement of the department chair or dean. Examinations cannot be taken to raise grades, to remove failures or to remove "NC," "SP" or "I" notations. Credit by examination is not applicable toward academic residence requirements.
Examination for credit will be taken at a time specified by the department after the special examination fee has been paid. No examination for credit in a college course may be repeated. A grade equivalent to "A" or "B" must be attained on the examination in order to receive credit, but credit so earned for the course will be recorded without grade reference on the student's permanent record. Credits in courses for which credit is earned by examination are not considered in computing college grade point averages. Credit by examination will be posted after a student has completed 8 semester hours of credit at MSCD and after an evaluation of all possible transfer credits has been completed.
Portfolio Assessment
Students may apply for credit for college-level learning gained through experience by preparing and submitting a prior learning portfolio. Credit is awarded on the basis of a careful assessment of the prior learning portfolio by faculty in the department from which credit is sought. Portfolio assessment is available in many, but not all, academic departments.
The portfolio is developed with the assistance of the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Classroom 106, 303-556-8342. Portfolio assessment may be used to apply for credit for specific courses listed in the Catalog. Students may also apply for credit for omnibus courses through portfolio assessment with the permission of the appropriate academic department. Applicants for credit through portfolio assessment will generally be required to take EDS 2680-1, The Portfolio Development Workshop.
There is a charge of one-half the part-time student tuition is charged for credit awarded through portfolio assessment; $40 per requested course is due prior to the assessment of the portfolio by faculty and is nonrefundable. The remainder is due if and when credit is awarded. Policies which govern credit for prior learning options apply to credit awarded through the portfolio process.


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Contact the Center for Individualized Learning for assistance and further information at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. Information sessions about portfolio assessment and other credit for prior learning options are held on a regular basis.
Credit for Military Training and Other Training Programs
Military training and other educational programs, including DANTES, that have been assessed for college credit by the American Council on Education will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions for transfer credit at MSCD. For formal military training, copies of training certificates and a copy of the DD-214 should be submitted to the Office of Admissions. For other training, official ACE transcripts should be submitted. Credit limit is 30 semester hours.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
The Cooperative Education Internship Center places students in work experiences related to their academic major. The purpose of the internships is to integrate academic training with actual work experience. This combination allows students to make realistic career decisions, gain valuable work experience, obtain recommendations for graduate school and earn money to help defray college expenses.
Students work in large corporations, small businesses, government and nonprofit agencies throughout the metropolitan area. Most co-op students are paid by their employers, but in those professional fields where co-op salaries are not available, volunteer internship placements are offered to help students gain essential work experience.
Co-op internship placements are available in most academic majors and minors. Students must complete 30 semester hours of college course work with a minimum 2.50 GPA and have a declared major to be eligible for registration with co-op. No fees are charged to the student or employer for participation in the program, and each student's interests and job requirements are discussed individually with a professional coordinator.
Students may choose from three different work schedules based on the academic calendar. The alternating plan provides full-time periods of work every other semester with intervening semesters spent in full-time study. The parallel schedule places students in a job while they simultaneously attend school. These positions are usually part-time. The short term/summer plan allows students to elect a work experience that lasts for no more than one semester.
The College awards academic credit for supervised cooperative education placements. Students must complete a credit application, available from the co-op office, and this application must be approved by a faculty member from the department in which credit is to be granted. No more than 15 semester hours of cooperative education credit will be applied toward MSCD degree requirements. Credit earned for the co-op education work experiences are not applicable toward General Studies requirements. Additional departmental restrictions may apply to certain majors.
SERVICE-LEARNING
The Service-Learning Program combines classroom experience with service to the metropolitan community. Participating students receive credit for appropriate public service, which is beneficial to the community and expands student horizons in intellectually and personally meaningful ways.
Emerging from a wide variety of disciplines, service-learning courses are structured by faculty to weave service into community-based and government agencies, with classroom reflection and analysis of the learning offered through these experiences. The courses are also designed to address real needs in our multicultural world, such as homelessness, at-risk youth, domestic violence, the environment, culture and the arts, and mental illness. Agencies that have provided service opportunities include Fort Logan Mental Health Center, the Denver Commission on Aging, Big Sisters, the Colorado Historical Society, the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program, and numerous elementary and high schools, senior centers, and nursing homes.
Service-learning credit is available in most academic majors and minors. Prerequisites and other requirements vary with each department. To learn how to participate in this program, including discussions of placement options, students should contact or visit the Service-Learning Program office to schedule an interview.


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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
The First-Year Program
The First-Year Program is designed to unify and coordinate College efforts to help entering students achieve a successful first year. The program provides intensive advising, course selection guidance and academic monitoring throughout the first year, as well as coordinating academic support services for first year students. Additionally, the program offers a First-Year Seminar course, XXX 1190, which provides appropriate readings and written work enabling students to discuss and write about current issues including the value of higher education. All first-time MSCD students may enroll in the First-Year Seminar course and other appropriate courses as determined by assessment at entry. The program furnishes an environment where problem solving, creativity and peer interaction are encouraged. For additional information call 303-556-8447.
The Honors Program
The Honors Program provides an academic program for highly motivated students with broad academic interests. The program provides honors sections of General Studies courses and unique interdisciplinary courses. Honors courses are small in order to encourage class participation and a close relationship between students and faculty. Honors classes are designed to promote independent thought and creative inquiry. The director of the Honors Program and the honors faculty provide academic advising and serve as mentors to students as they consider their post-graduate goals. The ultimate mission of the Honors Program is to create a community of scholars. It sponsors an Honors Club, an annual Honors Conference, and study-abroad courses which allow students to explore ideas outside the classroom. Students who complete 27 semester hours of honors courses, including a thesis, will receive an honors designation on their transcript.
An Honors application form may be obtained from the Honors Program Director. Since the Honors Program participates in the Colorado Scholarship Program, students admitted to the Honors Program are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Additional information on the Honors Program is available by calling 303-556-4865 or by inquiring in West Classroom Building, Room 147.
Required Courses Semester Hours
HON 2750 The Legacy of Arts and Letters I*...............................3
HON 2760 The Legacy of Arts and Letters II*..............................3
HON 4950 Senior Honors Thesis............................................3
Subtotal.................................................................9
Students must take at least nine (9) hours from the following:
HON 2800 History of Science..........................................3
HON 2810 Development of Experimental Science.........................3
HON 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking*................................3
HON 3800 Revolutions and Social Change I*............................3
HON 3810 Revolutions and Social Change II*...........................3
HON 3850 American Culture I*..........................................3
HON 3860 American Culture II*.........................................3
Subtotal..............................................................9
Electives
Honors students must choose three (3) elective courses with an Honors prefix in consultation with the Honors Program Director.
Subtotal...................................................................9
Total.....................................................................27
* Approved General Studies courses.
Individualized Degree Program
The Individualized Degree Program (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design and propose a major, extended major or minor to meet specific educational goals when other majors or minors listed in the Catalog cannot meet the student's educational objectives. Either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree in Individualized Studies may be sought. Each student will work with an advisor in


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the Center for Individualized Learning and with a faculty mentor to develop a proposal for his/her degree program. A practicing professional in the student's field of study may also be invited to serve as a community consultant to assist the student and the faculty in the development of the program of study. Because careful and thoughtful planning is essential to designing a coherent and congruent program of study, students are encouraged to begin developing their proposals early in their enrollment at MSCD.
Interested students should contact the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Classroom 106, 303-556-8342, for assistance and for complete information regarding the policies and procedures for the development and approval of an Individualized Studies major or minor. Information sessions are held throughout the year.
Each Individualized Studies major or minor will be approved by the department chair from the academic department from which the majority of credit is drawn, the appropriate dean and the director of the Center for Individualized Learning.
• All requirements that apply to any bachelor's degree from MSCD apply to Individualized Studies.
• A grade of C must be earned in each course included in the student's major or minor, and students must have a GPA of 2.5 before an Individualized Studies program may be approved.
• The title for each student's program will be Individualized Studies with a concentration in_.
• Majors may not include courses in Level II General Studies that have the same prefix as the department from which the majority of credit is drawn for their major.
• No more than 30 hours of credit out of the total of 120 credit hours may be included in the student's degree plan from the School of Business.
• Each Individualized Studies major or minor must include courses that have not yet been completed at the time the proposal is approved. See each IDP option below for the specific number of credits that must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair.
Proposals may be submitted for:
• An Individualized Studies MAJOR, which requires a minimum of 40 credit hours, including 21 hours of upper-division credit. Fifteen (15) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. A minor chosen from the Catalog is required.
• An Individualized Studies MINOR, which requires a minimum of 20 credit hours, including 6 hours of upper-division credit. Six (6) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. A major chosen from the Catalog is required.
• An Individualized Studies EXTENDED MAJOR may be proposed when the student's field of study requires more in-depth study or courses from multiple disciplines that cannot be accommodated in an IDP major. An extended major requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, including 27 hours of upper-division credit. Twenty-one (21) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. No minor is required.
Institute for International and Intercultural Education
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is committed to providing all students with a strong educational foundation that enhances their understanding of the total human experience and enables them to maximize their potential for growth and development in a rapidly changing world. Through the programs of the Institute for International and Intercultural Education, students and faculty have opportunities to develop and participate in activities designed to promote a greater understanding and expertise in global issues. The Institute also seeks to maintain a positive environment that enhances the learning experiences of international students attending MSCD. The Institute is located in the Rectory Building, room 204, and can be reached at 303-556-4004. The following programs reflect the mission of the Institute.
Individualized Degree Program
Students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary major or a minor in international studies may do so under the Individualized Degree Program (IDP). The IDP allows students, in close consultation with and approval of a faculty mentor, to design a course of study that best meets their needs. Students may choose from a wide range of courses dealing with international topics that are regularly offered to com-


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plete a major or minor. Contact the Institute for International and Intercultural Education at 303-556-4004 or the Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106.
Study-Abroad Courses
The Institute coordinates a variety of short-term and semester-long study abroad courses each year. During the past several years, these courses have been held in Mexico, England, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Central America, Russia and Egypt. These courses are generally directed by full-time MSCD faculty, are two to five weeks in duration and are available to eligible students. Assistance is provided to students who choose to participate in study abroad courses offered by other U.S. or foreign universities.
The College operates two semester abroad programs in Guadalajara, Mexico and London, England. These are offered in cooperation with the University of Guadalajara and the American Institute for Foreign Study/Richmond College partnership. Students must be in good academic standing in order to participate in these programs.
Contact the Institute for information regarding the latest offerings.
Resource Center
The Institute maintains a resource bank of information on:
• a multitude of study-abroad programs offered by other universities and organizations
• international internship opportunities
• graduate programs in international studies
• faculty seminars and conferences
• internationalization of curricula
• international employment opportunities International Student Services
The Institute provides a variety of services to international students attending MSCD. These include counseling on visas, school transfers, work permission and housing; conducting academic and cultural orientation sessions; assisting with immigration issues; providing information to embassies and sponsors; advising on academic issues; and organizing social and cultural events.
Faculty Services
The Institute places a high priority on enabling interested faculty to enhance their international experiences and, consequently, enrich their curricula. The faculty are regularly informed of professional development seminars, international conferences, exchange opportunities and fellowships. International faculty teaching at MSCD are given assistance with immigration and related matters in accordance with College policies.
Special Events
The Institute regularly organizes conferences, seminars and lecture series to promote intellectual discourses on issues affecting the contemporary world.
Community Connections
The Institute maintains links with numerous local and national organizations and professional associations dealing with international, educational, economic, social and cultural activities with a view to strengthen college-community partnerships and to remain current with the latest developments in the area of international education.
Language and Culture Institute
The Language and Culture Institute was established in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad. The institute currently operates a summer program in Mexico, a summer intensive language institute in Germany, and a winter study and travel program in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and in Central America. The institute offers credit through the Modem Languages Department.


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THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Philosophy of the General Studies Program
The Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks to prepare its graduates for a lifetime of learning, which, in our changing and complex society, requires focused expertise (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to communicate with and leant from experts in other fields. Undergraduate education fosters the critical thinking necessary for the exploration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the synthesis of learning, and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual universe.
General Studies Information
Students must use a single catalog to meet all degree requirements, including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studies requirements have been made retroactive. As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policies described in this Catalog may be followed by students using earlier catalogs.
General Studies Goals
The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies:
MSCD students should be able to:
1. Write and speak with clarity;
2. Read and listen critically;
3. Draw conclusions from quantitative data;
4. Recognize faulty reasoning;
5. Organize ideas; and
6. Communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.
MSCD students should:
7. Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems;
8. Have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science; and
9. Be introduced to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field.
Structure of the General Studies Program
The General Studies Program is structured to foster the development of skills and to encourage students to use their mastery of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Program provides two levels of experience:
Level I—Skills
Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of reading and listening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data, organizing ideas, and writing and speaking with clarity.
Level II-Breadth of Knowledge
Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and leam from them, and cultivate in students an informed awareness of the principal achievements in history, arts and letters, social science, and science. In addition, in Level II courses students will continue to develop their skills in language and mathematics.
Distribution and Credit Requirements
To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the following distribution and credit requirements:
Category
Level I*
Composition.. . . Mathematics. . . . Communications
Semester Hours
.............6
..............3
..............3


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Level II**
Historical.............................................................................3
Arts and Letters.......................................................................6
Social Sciences............................................J............................6
Natural Sciences...........................................J............................6
Total***...................................................J...........................33
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Level I course.
**One-hour deviations in the Level II categories may be allowed.
***A student's completed General Studies Program must contain at least 33 semester hours.
Basic Rules:
♦ Only approved courses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements. A current listing of these courses is published in this section, in the General College Requirements brochure, and in the Course Descriptions section of this Catalog.
• General Studies courses need not be counted toward General Studies requirements. They may be taken as electives or to satisfy requirements in the major or degree program.
♦ Departments or programs may specify, by prefix and number, some General Studies courses in addition to courses required for the major or a professional credential.
* Courses taken using the pass-fail option cannot be counted for General Studies.
LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS: COMPOSITION, MATHEMATICS AND COMMUNICATION
Freshman Assessment: Reading, Writing and Mathematics Placement Exams
First-time college students are required to complete the reading, writing and mathematics placement examinations (see Assessment Requirements section). Examination results serve as the basis for academic advising. To increase their opportunity for success, students may be required to take courses below the level of the first-year courses offered by MSCD. Students should be aware, however, that no credit is given for courses that are below the college level. Also, please see page 23 of this Catalog.
Placement Test Prerequisites
Students must have a passing score on the appropriate placement test before they will be allowed to register for Level I General Studies courses in English, mathematics and reading. Exceptions will be made for students who have earned at least a grade of “C” in the community college course specified by the department. The Assessment Center administers the placement tests. Students should consult an advisor
in the Advising Center for guidance in selecting the appropriate Level 1 courses.
COMPOSITION REQUIRED COURSES (minimum 6 semester hours)
Q ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay......................3
H ENG 1020 Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research & Documentation . . .3
Rules: Composition Requirement
♦ Students must complete the ENG 1010 requirement within their first 30 semester hours at MSCD and the ENG 1020 requirement within their first 60 semester hours. These requirements may be postponed only if approved in writing by the English Department.
♦ Students must demonstrate the adequacy of their writing skills in the placement exam before enrolling in ENG 1010. Those students whose writing skills are inadequate will be counseled on how to improve those skills. Students may be required to complete additional course work.
♦ Students will have satisfied the Level I composition requirements if they:
â– => satisfactorily complete ENG 1010 and 1020, or
â– => pass a CLEP (ENG 1010 only) or AP examination approved by the English Department, or O transfer equivalent courses.
Please note: “me” indicates that the course is also approved as a multicultural course; H indicates that the course is available online.


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MATHEMATICS (minimum 3 semester hours)*
MTH 1080 Mathematical Modes of Thought...........................3
MTH1110 College Algebra ........................................4
B MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics .............................4
B MTH 1310 Finite Mathematics for the Management & Social Sciences.4
MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematics I................................4
Rules: Mathematics Requirement
♦ Students will take the mathematics placement exam to determine their abilities to calculate with fractions, decimals and percents, and to know and use elementary geometrical formulas. Those whose skills are inadequate are required to complete college arithmetic course work before enrolling in a Level I mathematics course. Some courses have additional requirements.
♦ Students must complete the Level I mathematics requirement within their first 30 semester hours at MSCD. This requirement may be postponed on an individual basis if the postponement is approved in writing by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department.
♦ Students will have satisfied the Level I mathematics requirements if they:
â– =>pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Level I mathematics credit (see courses listed above), or
Opass a CLEP or AP examination approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department, or
â– ^successfully complete a mathematics course for which a Level 1 mathematics course is a prerequisite, or
â– ^transfer an equivalent course.
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is determined by the department offering the Level I course.
COMMUNICATIONS (minimum 3 semester hours)*
FRE 1020 Elementary French II.....................................5
GER 1020 Elementary German II.....................................5
HON 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking ............................3
PHI 1110 Language, Logic & Persuasion ............................3
RDG 1510 Cognitive Strategies for Analytical Reading .............3
SPA 1020 Elementary Spanish II....................................5
B SPE 1010 Public Speaking .........................................3
SPE 1620/MDL 1620 American Sign Language 11....................................3
B SPE 1710 Interpersonal Communication .............................3
Rules: Communication Requirement
♦ Students must complete the required Level I communication course within their first 30 semester hours at MSCD.
♦ Students will have satisfied the Level I communication requirements if they:
â– 4>pass an approved Level I communication course (listed above), or
â– 4>pass a CLEP or AP examination approved by a department offering a Level I communication course, or
â– ^transfer an equivalent course, or
â– ^transfer a second semester, four- or five-semester hour foreign language course or a more advanced language course that is taught in a language not offered at MSCD, or


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O pass or transfer an advanced foreign language course that is taught in the foreign language and that has MSCD’s FRE 1020, GER 1020 and SPA 1020 or equivalent course work, or more advanced course work as a prerequisite, or
Opass or transfer an advanced public speaking course for which MSCD’s SPE 1010 or a comparable course is a prerequisite.
Students who have satisfied the communications requirement using the advanced foreign language course or the advanced public speaking course must place that course in the Level I communications requirement slot. Level II General Studies courses used to satisfy the Level I communications requirements cannot also be counted in the Level II category.
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level l course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is determined by the department offering the Level / course.
LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS
Courses approved to satisfy the Level II requirement are distributed among four categories. The categories, together with the minimum number of semester hours a student must accumulate to satisfy this requirement, are given below. One-hour deviations in the General Studies Level II categories may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
Level II Categories
Historical .............................................3
Arts and Letters .......................................6
Social Science..........................................6
Natural Science.........................................6
Rules: Level II Requirement
Prerequisites: Level II General Studies courses have at least the following prerequisites or corequisites, and some courses have additional prerequisites (see the Course Descriptions section in this Catalog).
•Historical and Arts and Letters:
â– ^Courses numbered 1000 to 1990: minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing preassessment placement tests
â– ^Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course requirement and either ENG 1010 or the Level I communication course requirement
^Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I General Studies course requirements
♦Natural Science and Social Science:
â– ^Courses numbered 1000 to 1990: minimum performance standards scores on the reading, writing and mathematics preassessment placement tests
â– ^Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course requirement and either ENG 1010 or the Level I communication course requirement
â– ^Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I course requirements
♦Students may not use courses having the same prefix as their major discipline or crosslisted with their major discipline to satisfy the Level II requirements.
♦Students may use courses having the same prefix as their minor discipline or crosslisted with their minor discipline to satisfy General Studies requirements. However, a minimum of 18 credits must be used only in the minor and not for General Studies. Deviations from the Catalog requirements require approval of the minor department, and some departments require that more than 18 credits be used only in the minor. Please contact the minor department for additional information.
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♦Students may use either prefix for a crosslisted course, i.e., one designated XXX (YYY). They must select the prefix they wish to use at registration; the selection may not be changed later.
♦History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level II in the social science, arts and letters, or natural sciences categories in lieu of the three hours in the historical category.
♦History majors may not use courses that are crosslisted with history courses for General Studies. HISTORICAL (minimum 3 semester hours)*
Historical courses aim to impart a broad knowledge of history with emphasis upon the major forces, persons and events that have shaped the modem world.
FRE 3550 French Historical Perspectives..............................3
HIS 1000 American Civilization.......................................3
HIS 1010 Western Civilization to 1715................................3
HIS 1020 Western Civilization since 1715 ............................3
HIS 1110 Colorado History I .........................................3
Q HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ...................................3
O HIS 1220 American History since 1865 ................................3
HIS 1250 China, Japan, Korea since 1800 ............................3
HIS 1650/WMS 1650 Women in U.S. History.......................................3
HIS 1850 Early American History and Government ......................3
me HIS 1910/CHS 1010 History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian & Colonial Periods ...3
me HIS 1920/CHS 1020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present..3
me HIS 1930/NAS 1930 History of Indigenous/Hispanic Americans....................3
me HIS 1940/AAS 1130 Survey of African History...................................3
HIS 2010 Contemporary World History ..............................3
me HIS 2950/AAS 2130 West African Civilizations .................................3
HIS 3030 Ancient Orient & Greece.....................................3
HIS 3060 Rome and the Caesars........................................3
flmc HIS 3090 Native Americans in American History...........3
B HIS 3041 World History to 1500 ......................................3
8 HIS 3051 World History since 1500 ...................................3
HIS 3120 Medieval History ...........................................3
HIS 3140 Renaissance & Reformation ..................................3
HIS 3310 England to 1714 ............................................3
HIS 3320 England since 1714..........................................3
me HIS 3590 American Immigration History ..............................3
HIS 3700 Modem China.................................................3
HIS 3740 Modem Japan ................................................3
HIS 3810 Latin America: Republics ...................................3
HIS 4110/HON 3850 American Culture I..........................................3
HIS 4120/HON 3860 American Culture II ........................................3
History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level II in the Social Sciences, Arts & Letters, or Natural Science categories in lieu of the three hours in the Historical category. History majors may not use courses that are crosslisted with history courses for General Studies.
♦A one-hour deviation in the General Studies historical requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
Please note: “me” indicates that the course is also approved as a multicultural course; H indicates that the course is available online.


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ARTS & LETTERS (Minimum 6 semester hours)*
Arts & Letters courses impart a broad knowledge of important works and major schools of thought from at least two centuries. They also provide a foundation for critical evaluation within the discipline.
me AAS 3240/ENG 3240 African American Literature.....................................3
ART 1040 Art Appreciation Survey.........................................3
ART 2040/MUS 2040 An Integrated Approach to Art and Music.........................3
me ART 3090 Art & Cultural Heritage.........................................3
ART 3950/WMS 3950 Women’s Art/Women’s Issues .....................................3
Q CHS 2010/ENG 2410 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .................................3
ENG 1100 Introduction to Literature .....................................3
ENG 1110 Introduction to Fiction.........................................3
ENG 1120 Introduction to Drama...........................................3
ENG 1310 Introduction to Shakespeare ....................................3
H ENG 2410/CHS 2010 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .................................3
ENG 3030 Semantics ......................................................3
me ENG 3240/AAS 3240 African American Literature ....................................3
ENG 3420 English Bible as Literature ....................................3
ENG 3430 Classical Mythology ............................................3
ENG 3460 Children’s Literature...........................................3
FRE 3110 Survey of French Literature I ..................................3
FRE 3120 Survey of French Literature II..................................3
GER 3200 German Culture & Civilization...................................3
HON 2750 The Legacy of Arts & Letters I..................................3
HON 2760 The Legacy of Arts & Letters II ................................3
B MUS 1000 Introduction to Music ..........................................3
MUS 2040/ART 2040 An Integrated Approach to Art and Music.........................3
me MUS 3000 Musics of America ..............................................3
me MUS 3020 Jazz Styles-America’s Music ....................................3
MUS 3040 Music & the Arts................................................3
me MUS 3050 Musics of the World ............................................3
PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy .....................................3
PHI 1030 Ethics .........................................................3
PHI 3000 History of Greek Philosophy.....................................3
PHI 3020 History of Modem Philosophy ....................................3
B PHI 3360 Business Ethics.................................................3
PSC 3050 Political Theory................................................3
B RDG 3060 Critical Reading/Thinking.......................................3
SPA 3200 Culture & Civilization of Spain.................................3
SPA 3210 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization.........................3
SPA 3220 Folklore & Culture of the Mexican Southwest.....................3
SPE 2770/WMS 2770 Gender & Communication................................................3
SPE 3080 Great American Speakers .........j.............................3
B SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication . . J...............................3
me SPE 3760 Cultural Influences on Communication............................3
THE 2210 Introduction to Theatre .........J.............................3
WMS 2770/SPE 2770 Gender & Communication..........................................3
WMS3510 Feminist Theory ................................................3
WMS 3950/ART 3950 Women’s Art/Women’s Issues .....................................3
*A one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and letters requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
Please note: “me" indicates that the course is also approved as a multicultural course. B indicates that the course is available online.


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SOCIAL SCIENCES (Minimum 6 semester hours)*
Social Science courses aim to explore the formation, behavior and interaction of various social, cultural, political or economic groups and institutions.
me AAS 1010 Introduction to African-American Studies...................3
Hmc AAS 2100/CHS 2100/ Women of Color ............................................3
ICS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100
me AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politics & Black People....................................3
me AAS 3300/SOC 3140 The Black Community .......................................3
AAS 3550/SOC 3440 The Black Family ..........................................3
Q ACC 1010 Accounting for Non-Business Majors ........................3
ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology......................3
me ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication...............................3
me ANT 3310 Ethnography of North American Indians......................3
me ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness.....................3
Hmc CHS 1000 Introduction to Chicana/o Studies .........................3
Hmc CHS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color.............................................3
ICS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100
me CHS 3100/SOC 3130 The Chicana/o Community ...................................3
CHS 3210/SOC 3470 The Chicano Family ........................................3
H ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro..............................3
H ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro..............................3
me EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3
EDS 3200 Educational Psychology Applied to Teaching ................3
FIN 2250 Personal Money Management..................................3
FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio-Cultural Issues.........................3
H GEG 1000 World Regional Geography...................................3
H GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography ...........................3
GEG 1920 Concepts and Connections in Geography......................3
GEG 2020 Geography of Colorado......................................3
me GEG 3300/NAS 3300/ Land Use, Culture & Conflict...............................3
PSC 3300
H HES 1050 Dynamics of Health ........................................3
HES 2000 Health Politics & Policy ..................................3
HES 2180 AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome .................3
HIS 3660 Recent U.S., 1945-1970’s ..................................3
Hmc HMT 1850 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment . . .3
HON 3800 Revolutions & Social Change I..............................3
HON 3810 Revolutions & Social Change II ............................3
HPS 2720 Fundamentals of Coaching ..................................2
me HSP 3490 Multicultural Issues in Human Services.....................4
me ICS 1000 Introduction to Asian American Studies ....................3
Hmc ICS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color.............................................3
CHS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100
H IND2810 Technology, Society & You .................................3
JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism & Mass Media....................3
LES 4730 Sociology of Athletics in American Society ................3
B MKT 2040 Managerial Communications..................................3
me NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studies....................3
Hmc NAS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color.............................................3
CHS 2100/ICS 2100/WMS 2100
me NAS 3200/PSC 3200 Native American Politics...................................3
me NAS 3300/GEG 3300/ Land Use, Culture & Conflict ..............................3
PSC 3300
H PSC 1010 American National Government ..............................3
H PSC 1020 Political Systems & Ideas .................................3


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PSC2100 Political Socialization ....................................3
me PSC 2200/AAS 2200 Politics & Black People.....................................3
PSC3120 American Constitutional Law ................................3
me PSC 3200/NAS 3200 Native American Politics....................................3
me PSC 3300/GEG 3300/ Land Use, Culture & Conflict................................3
NAS 3300
PSC 3630 Latin American Politics.....................................3
Q PSY 1001 Introductory Psychology.....................................3
PSY 1800 Developmental Educational Psychology .......................4
PSY 2160 Personality & Adjustment....................................3
PSY 2210 Psychology of Human Development.............................3
PSY 3250 Child Psychology ...........................................3
PSY 3260 Psychology of Adolescence...................................3
me SED 2200 Diversity, Disability, and Education .......................3
Q SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology ..................................3
me SOC 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology .........................3
SOC 2010 Current Social Issues.......................................3
me SOC 3130/CHS 3100 The Chicana/o Community ....................................3
me SOC 3140/AAS 3300 The Black Community ........................................3
me SOC 3220/WMS 3220 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups................................3
SOC 3440/AAS 3550 The Black Family ...........................................3
SOC 3470/CHS 3210 The Chicano Family .........................................3
Q SWK 1010 Introduction to Social Welfare & Social Work ...............3
H WMS 1001 Introduction: Woman in Transition ..........................3
Brnc WMS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color..............................................3
CHS 2100/ICS 2100/NAS 2100
me WMS 3220/SOC 3220 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups................................3
*A one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and letters requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
Please note: “me" indicates that the course is also approved as a multicultural course; H indicates that the course is available online.
NATURAL SCIENCE (Minimum 6 semester hours)*
Natural Science courses provide an opportunity for students to experience the systematic formulation and testing of hypotheses and to leam the importance of accurate observation and measurement. Students will differentiate among fact, speculation, evidence, inference, belief, theory, law and generalization.
ANT 1010 Physical Anthropology & Prehistory...........................3
Q AST 1040/AST 1040sp Introduction to Astronomy ...................................3
AST 3040 Modem Cosmology..............................................3
3 BIO 1000/BIO 1000sp Human Biology for Non-Majors ................................3
BIO 1010/BIO lOlOsp Ecology for Non-Majors.......................................3
5 BIO 1080/BIO 1080sp* General Introduction to Biology .............................3
BIO 1090* General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ..................1
H BIO 3300 Advanced Human Biology for Non-Majors........................3
BIO 3530/HES 3810 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors...................3
BIO 3550 Urban Ecology ...............................................4
CHE 1010 Chemistry & Society..........................................3
S CHE 1100 Principles of Chemistry......................................5
CHE 1850 & either
CHE 1800 or 1810** General Chemistry I or II ...................................6
CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry 1 .........................................4
CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry I Lab......................................2
GEG 1100 Introduction to Physical Geography...........................3


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S GEG 1200 Introduction to Environmental Sciences ......................3
GEG 1400 World Resources..............................................3
GEL 1010 General Geology..............................................4
GEL 1020 Geology of Colorado..........................................3
GEL 1030 Historical Geology ..........................................4
GEL 1150 Oceanography.................................................3
GEL 1510 Geology of Red Rocks Park & Vicinity.........................1
GEL 1520 Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology.......................2
GEL 3510 Advanced Geology of Red Rocks Park & Vicinity ...............1
GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology .............2
Q HES 2040 Introduction to Nutrition....................................3
HES 2150 Alternative Therapies for Health & Healing ..................3
HES 3450 Dynamics of Disease..........................................3
HES 3810/BIO 3530 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors...................3
HON 2800 History of Science...........................................3
HON 2810 Development of Experimental Science .........................3
HPS 3300 Anatomical Kinesiology ......................................3
HPS 3340 Physiology of Exercise ......................................3
MET 3550 Rockets & Stars - A Space Trek ..............................3
Q MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology .................................3
MTR 3500 Hazardous Weather............................................3
S PHY 1000/PHY lOOOsp Introduction to Physics .....................................4
PHY 1250 Physics of Aviation..........................................6
PHY 2010/PHY 2030 College Physics I & Laboratory...............................5
PHY 2020/PHY 2040 College Physics II & Laboratory..............................5
PHY 2311/PHY 2321 General Physics 1 & Laboratory ..............................5
PHY 2331/PHY 2341 General Physics II & Laboratory..............................5
PHY 3620 Sound & Music................................................3
SCI 2610 Integrated Natural Science 1 ................................3
SCI 2620 Integrated Natural Science II................................3
♦In order to receive General Studies credit, both BIO 1080 and 1090 must be successfully completed.
♦♦Successful completion of CHE 1850 and either CHE 1800 or 1810 will result in 6 hours Natural Science General Studies credit. Successful completion of all three courses will result in 10 hours of General Studies credit. CHE 1800 is a prerequisite for CHE 1850. CHE 1850 has a corequisite of CHE 1810.
♦A one-hour deviation in the General Studies natural science requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
Please note: “me” indicates that the course is also approved as a multicultural course; B indicates that the course is available online.
Additional Graduation Requirements
Multicultural and Senior Experience Course Requirements
In addition to completing the General Studies requirements, a student must complete a three-hour Multicultural course and a three-hour Senior Experience course, or selection of courses, to be awarded a bachelor’s degree from MSCD. The Multicultural course does not require three hours as a separate category and can be taken in the major, minor or as an elective. The rules pertaining to those requirements and the courses that will satisfy those requirements are described below.
MULTICULTURAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT (Minimum 3 semester hours)
Multicultural courses are designed to increase students’ appreciation and awareness of the American culture and the diverse cultures which contribute to it. Multicultural educational offerings examine the interactions of values and beliefs, traditions, identities and cultural contributions of women and racial and ethnic groups in the United States: African American, Asian American, Hispanic American and Native American. Students may use the course to satisfy General Studies, major or minor requirements


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if the course is approved for that use. If the course is used for General Studies, the Level II General Studies restrictions remain in effect, e.g., no courses with the major prefix may be used.
A one-hour deviation in the Multicultural requirement will be allowed for courses judged to be similar in content to an existing Multicultural course. Equivalency will be determined by the department
offering the Multicultural course.
AAS 1010 Introduction to African American Studies......................3
AAS 1130/HIS 1940 Survey of African History.....................................3
AAS 2130/HIS 2950 West African Civilizations ...................................3
AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politics & Black People.......................................3
AAS 3240/ENG 3240 African American Literature...................................3
AAS 3300/SOC 3140 The Black Community ..........................................3
ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication..................................3
ANT 3310 Ethnography of North American Indians.........................3
ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness......................3
ART 3090 Art & Cultural Heritage.......................................3
Q CHS 1000 Introduction to Chicana/o Studies ............................3
CHS 1010/HIS 1910 History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian & Colonial Periods .. .3
CHS 1020/HIS 1920 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present....3
CHS 3100/SOC 3130 The Chicana/o Community ......................................3
CHS 3200/CJC 3720 Chicanos and the Law..........................................3
EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3
EDU 3100 Social Foundations and Multicultural Education ...............4
ENG 2240 Native American Literatures ..................................3
GEG 3300/NAS 3300 Land Use, Culture & Conflict..................................3
PSC 3300
HIS 1930/NAS 1930 History of Indigenous/Hispanic Americans......................3
B HIS 3090 Native Americans in American History..........................3
HIS 3590 American Immigration History .................................3
B HMT 1850 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment . . .3
B HSP 3490 Multicultural Issues in Human Services........................4
ICS 1000 Introduction to Asian American Studies .......................3
MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity...........................................3
MUS 3000 Musics of America ............................................3
MUS 3020 Jazz Styles-America’s Music ............................3
MUS 3050 Musics of the World ..........................................3
NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studies.......................3
NAS 3200/PSC 3200 Native American Politics..............j.............................3
PSY 3170 Multicultural Service Learning ...............................3
SED 2200 Diversity, Disability and Education...........................3
SOC 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology ...........................3
SOC 3220/WMS 3220 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups..................................3
SPE 3760 Cultural Influences on Communication..........................3
XXX 1190 *First Year Seminar ..........................................3
B WMS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color..........................................................3
CHS 2100/NAS 2100/ICS 2100
‘Variable course prefixes, e.g., ANT, CJC, ENG, PSC, RDG, SOC, SPE, WMS.
SENIOR EXPERIENCE GRADUATION REQUIREMENT (minimum 3 semester hours)
The Senior Experience course provides a culmination of the undergraduate experience, allowing students to synthesize their learning, using critical analysis and logical thinking. Students may use the course to satisfy major or minor requirements if the course is approved for that use. Students should consult with their advisor and check prerequisites. Students must complete a Senior Experience course at the end of the undergraduate program and must take the course or courses at MSCD. Senior Experience courses have the following minimal prerequisites: satisfaction of all Level I and Level II General Studies course requirements and senior standing. In some cases students may need to take two courses to satisfy the requirement.


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ART 4010 Modem Art History: Theory & Criticism ......................3
ART 4580 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6................6
ART 4590 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-12 ...............6
ART 4750 Senior Experience Studio: Portfolio Develpmnt & Thesis Show 3
BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology...........................................3
BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ..............................................4
BIO 4850 Evolution ..................................................3
CHE 4950 Senior Experience in Chemistry .............................3
CHS 4850 Research Experience in Chicana/o Studies ...................3
CJC 4650 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional................3
COM 4410 Budgeting & Planning for Audio-Visual Productions ..........3
Q COM 4790 Senior Seminar in Technical Communications..................3
CSI 4260 Software Engineering Practices..............................4
ECE 4380 Developmental^ Appropriate Practice II: Field Experience....1
ECE 4390 Student Teaching & Sem.: Early Childhd (Preschool-3rd Grd) .6,12
B ECO 4600 History of Economic Thought.................................3
EDS 4290 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-12.............6,12
EDU 4190 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6.............6,12
EET4100 Senior Project..............................................1
EET4110 Senior Project II ..........................................2
ENG 4520 Advanced Writing............................................3
ENG 4610 Theories & Techniques in Literary Criticism.................3
ENG 4640 Teaching English, 7-12 .....................................3
ENG 4660 Teaching Literature & Language, K-6.........................3
FRE 4520 Modem French Theater........................................3
FRE 4530 The French Novel............................................3
GEG 4890 Advanced GIS Laboratory.....................................3
GEG 4960 Global Environmental Challenges.............................3
GEL 4960 Environmental Field Studies ................................3
GER 4200 Major German Authors........................................3
GER 4400 German for Business II......................................3
GER 4410 Advanced Translation Techniques.............................3
HCM 4510 Health Care Management Practicum ...........................6
HES 4520 Internship in Gerontology ................................3-6
HIS 4820 Senior Seminar..............................................3
B HMT 4040 Senior Hospitality Research Experience I ...................2
B HMT 4400 Senior Hospitality Research Experience II...................2
HPS 4600 Organization, Admin, of Human Performance & Sports Prog.....3
HPS 4870 Internship for Athletic Training...........................10
HPS 4880 Internship for Adult Fitness Major.........................10
HPS 4890 Internship for Human Performance ..........................10
HSP4790 Professional Internship ...................................12
IND 4960 Professional Industrial Internship .........................4
JRN 4500 Ethical & Legal Issues in Journalism........................3
LES 4890 Internship for Leisure Studies ............................12
MET 4010 Advanced Manufacturing Technology...........................3
MET 4070 Computer Aided Design ......................................3
me MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity ........................................3
B MGT 4950 Strategic Management........................................3
MTH4210 Probability Theory .........................................4
MTH 4220 Stochastic Processes .......................................4
MTH 4410 Advanced Calculus I.........................................4
MTH 4480 Numerical Analysis I........................................4
MTH 4640 History of Mathematics......................................4
MTR 4600 Senior Research Seminar.....................................3
MUS4110 Analysis of Music...........................................2


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MUS 4360 Instrumental Music Methods and Materials.....................2
MUS 4370 Vocal Music Methods and Materials............................2
MUS 4510 Advanced Conducting..........................................2
MUS 4740 Performance VIII ............................................4
MUS 4790 Senior Recital ..............................................1
MUS 4950 Senior Project ..............................................3
NUR 4850 Nursing Process: Application ................................3
PHI 4100 Senior Seminar...............................................3
PHY 4620 Computational Physics II ....................................2
PHY 4721 Advanced Physics Laboratory II ..............................2
PHY 4920 Physics Senior Seminar.......................................1
PSC 4020 Special Studies .............................................3
PSY 4510 History & Systems of Psychology..............................3
PSY 4960 Senior Thesis in Human Development...........................3
RDG 4600 Practicum in Literacy Enhancement ...........................3
SED 4490 Special Education Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary . . .6
SED 4500 Special Education Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary ... .6
SOC 4600 Advanced Research in the Social Sciences ....................3
SOC4710 Applied Sociology............................................3
SPA 4200 Spanish-American Essay: 19th & 20th Centuries................3
SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language..............................3
SPE 4090 Classical Rhetoric...........................................3
SPE4120 Freedom of Speech ...........................................3
SPE 4490 Effects of Radio-Television on Contemporary Life ............3
SPE 4500 Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders..................3
SPE 4790 Communication Theory Building and Research Methodology ... .3
SWK4810 Professional Field Experience II ............................5
THE 4200 Reader’s Theatre.............................................3
WMS 4750 Senior Seminar...............................................3
me - This course will also satisfy the Multicultural requirement; Q indicates that the course is available online.
Assessment Examinations and Other Activities
In their senior year, students may be required to participate in an assessment of their general education. The faculty has determined educational goals or outcomes that it wants graduates to achieve. A copy of those goals and the methods by which their achievements are measured can be obtained from the department offices.


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ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Semester Hours Credit
Course credit is based on units designed as semester hours. One semester hour or one base contact hour equals a minimum of 750 minutes; this translates to a minimum of 15, 50-minute class hours per semester. Time required for class preparation is not a consideration in the calculation of course credit. A three-credit hour course will require six to nine hours of work each week outside of class. Omnibus courses involving laboratory work give one semester hour of credit for each two, three or four hours of scheduled work in the laboratory during a week. Internships require a minimum of 2,250 minutes for each hour of credit.
Course Load
The average course load per 16-week semester is 15 or 16 semester hours. Students who are academically strong may take up to 18 semester hours during fall and spring semesters and up to 12 semester hours during the summer semester. During fall and spring semesters, students with cumulative MSCD grade point averages (GPAs) of 3.25 or higher may take 19 or 20 semester hours and those students with GPAs of 3.50 or higher may take 21 semester hours for fall and spring semester or 14 semester hours for the summer semester. Students must have completed at least 15 semester hours at MSCD. Authorization for overloads for students without these qualifications must be obtained from the student's major department chair and appropriate dean. Forms are available in the department or deans' offices.
Student Classification
Students are classified according to the number of semester hours of credit earned: freshmen fewer than 30; sophomores 30 or more, but fewer than 60; juniors 60 or more, but fewer than 90; seniors 90 or more.
Declaring/Changing a Major
Applicants to The Metropolitan State College of Denver may indicate their intended major on the MSCD Application for Admission. Degree-seeking students who wish to change a major must complete a Declaration/Change of Major form, which is available from the major department or from the Academic Advising Center. Non-degree-seeking students who wish to declare a major must first change to degree-seeking status by completing a Change of Status form with the Registrar's Office.
Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning (CAPP)
CAPP produces a Compliance Report that is an advising tool to be used by students and their advisor throughout the students’ academic career at MSCD. Students with declared majors and/or minors should discuss their progress towards completion of their major (minor) program with their faculty advisor. They should have a CAPP Compliance Report run no later than the start of the senior year. CAPP Compliance Reports can be run in the student’s major department. Approved adjustments to the CAPP Compliance Report should be submitted as soon as possible by the department to the Office of the Registrar. Degree-seeking students must apply for degree candidacy by completing an Application for Graduation in the Office of the Registrar at the start of their final semester.
Selection of Catalog for Degree Requirements
Students must use a single MSCD catalog to meet all their degree requirements, including the General Studies, major and minor requirements. Students must select a Degree Catalog in effect while they are enrolled at MSCD unless they are transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college, provided that the Degree Catalog contains their complete program of study. Students not enrolling for three consecutive semesters or more are governed by the Catalog in effect upon their return. For effective dates of Catalogs, students should consult their academic advisors. All degree programs must adhere to overriding current policies at MSCD.
Students transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may complete degree requirements using an MSCD Catalog in effect while enrolled at the community college, subject to the following conditions: •
• The degree Catalog selected does not predate the current catalog by more than three years.


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• The degree Catalog selected may have been in use at any time from the time the student was continually enrolled* at a regionally accredited Colorado community college to the semester for which the student is enrolling in MSCD.
’Continuous enrollment is defined as not interrupting enrollment for three or more consecutive semesters (one calendar year); summer is counted as a semester. Continuous enrollment must be maintained from the period of the designated MSCD Catalog to the point of MSCD degree completion.
Graduation
Degree-seeking students formally declare their degree candidacy by filing an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar just prior to their anticipated semester of graduation, but no later than the deadline stipulated in the Academic Calendar section of this catalog and in the Class Schedule. The Application for Graduation should be filed only by students who intend to complete all degree requirements by the end of the upcoming semester and should be filed in consultation with the student’s major department. If a student does not graduate, they must re-submit another Application for Graduation for the semester they intend to graduate.
Diplomas and Commencement
Students who have met all requirements for graduation are granted diplomas at the end of the semester for which they are degree candidates. Diplomas may be withheld because of indebtedness to the College. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. A formal commencement ceremony is held at the end of the spring and fall semesters. Summer graduates are invited to attend the following fall commencement. For commencement information, call 303-556-6226.
Transcripts of Records
An official transcript is a certified copy of a student's permanent academic record. Except for faxed transcripts, there is no charge. Transcripts will be released by the Registrar's Office upon formal written request by the student. Transcripts will also be issued to firms and employers if written authorization is received from the student. Requests should include the student's full legal name as recorded while attending MSCD, student identification number, last term of attendance, number of copies desired, and to whom and where transcripts are to be sent. Transcripts may be withheld because of indebtedness to the College or for other appropriate reasons. Transcripts from other institutions that are on file in the Registrar's Office will be issued upon signed request by the student. A charge of $5 per request is assessed for this service. Students from other institutions taking MSCD courses under the state college system or interinstitutional registration programs must request transcripts from their home institution.
Honors and Awards
The College annually recognizes students who show outstanding leadership and service to the College and community, excellence in scholastic achievement, and outstanding personal character and integrity. Recognition of students includes:
The President's Award (one senior); the Special Service Award for Academic Affairs (one senior) and for Student Services (one senior); Outstanding Student Awards (seniors from each school); Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (seniors); American Association of University Women (AAUW) Award (senior woman). Other awards include Special Service Award for Exceptionally Challenged Students, Student Government Assembly Award, Charles W. Fisher Award and the Colorado Engineering Council Award.
Information and applications for these awards are available in Central Classroom Building, room 313. Awards are presented at the annual banquet the night before graduation.
In addition to annual awards, students with outstanding academic achievements are recognized by being named on the College's Honor Lists. The President's Honor List carries the names of students who, at the time of computation, have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher. The Provost's Honor List carries the names of students who, at the time of computation, have achieved a cumulative GPA of between 3.50 and 3.84, inclusively. Computation will occur initially when the student has completed between 30 and 60 hours at MSCD, then again between 60 and 90 hours, and finally after more than 90 hours. Posting of the award occurs after the student receives his/her semester grade report. Questions should be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3907.


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Graduation honors are awarded to students who have demonstrated superior academic ability in their baccalaureate degree while attending MSCD. Honors designations are determined according to the following criteria:
• Summa Cum Laude Top five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative MSCD
GPA of no less than 3.65.
• Magna Cum Laude Next five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative
MSCD GPA of no less than 3.65.
• Cum Laude Next five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative
MSCD GPA of no less than 3.65.
• To determine each honor’s category, GPAs for the previous spring semester graduates are arrayed in rank order. This rank ordering is then used to determine the honors recipients among the following fail, spring and summer graduates.
• To qualify for graduation honor recognition, a student must have completed a minimum of 50 semester hours of classroom credit at MSCD prior to the term of graduation.
• Courses completed during the term of graduation and transfer credits are not considered when determining honors.
Honors designations are added to the student's official academic record; no other notification will be sent. For additional information regarding graduation honors, contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3907.
Grades and Notations
Grades
Alphabetical grades and status symbols are as follows:
A — Superior.........................4 quality points
B — Above Average ...................3 quality points
C — Average..........................2 quality points
D — Below Average but Passing........1 quality point
F — Failure..........................0 quality points
(Grade)*’ — Preparatory..............0 quality points
Notations
AP - Advanced Placement
CC - Continuing Correspondence Course
CL - CLEP
EX - Credit by Exam
I- Incomplete
NC - No Credit
NR - Not Reported. No grade was reported by the faculty by the deadline to submit grades. Student must see faculty for an explanation or assignment of grade. Courses taken through interinstitutional registration are normally assigned the "NR" notation until grades are received and posted to the academic record. Students who receive a “NR” notation on their final grade report may be severely impacted. Financial aid, employment status, veterans’ status and probation/suspension depend on students receiving all their grades.
P - Pass
PL - Portfolio Assessment
PP - PEP Exam
S - Satisfactory (limited to student teaching and HPS/LES 4870/4880/4890 internships) SA - Study Abroad - credit
SE - Satisfactory/Education
SN - Study Abroad - no credit
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U - Unsatisfactory
UE - Unsatisfactory/Education
The Incomplete (I) notation may be assigned when a student was unable to take the final examination and/or did not complete all of his/her out-of-class assignments due to unusual circumstances such as hospitalization. Incomplete work denoted by the Incomplete “I” notation must be completed within one calendar year or earlier, at the discretion of the faculty member. If the incomplete work is not completed within one calendar year, the “I” notation will change to an “F.”The following also apply to incomplete course work:
• Graduating seniors may not graduate with an “I” on their MSCD academic record.
• The “I” notation may not be given for a self-paced course.
• Students who are only completing incomplete course work are not registered at the College.
• Students must not re-enroll for the class in which they receive an “I.”
• The “I” is not a substitute for a “NC” or an “F.”
The No Credit (NC) notation is not a grade. It may indicate withdrawal from the course or course repetition. The “NC” notation may also be used in self-paced courses to indicate that the student and/or the faculty have decided to extend the student's exposure to the course to increase the student's proficiency. In this case, to earn credit the student must re-register for and pay tuition and fees for the course in a subsequent term. (The NC should not be confused with “dropping” a course during the first 12 days of the fall or spring term [8 for the summer term]. Dropping a course means that the course does not appear on the student’s academic record.)
The following minimal standards are required throughout the College and are a part of all school, departmental or individual faculty policies. The standards are for full 15-week terms. Pro-rated timelines are available for other parts-of-term as well as the summer semester.
• The “NC” notation is available to students in all instances through the fourth week of classes for fall and spring terms.
• Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of classes during fall and spring semesters may receive an “NC” notation for each course, provided faculty approval is granted.
• Additional restrictions regarding assigning the “NC” notation may be set by each school, department, and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of the semester (or proportional time frame).
• Student requests for an “NC” notation in a given course will not be granted after the tenth week of the fall and spring semesters. The “I” notation may be used during this period, provided the conditions specified above, under the “I” notation, apply.
• Proportional time frames are applied for part-of-term courses, weekend courses, workshops and summer terms.
• A written policy statement describing the use of the “NC” notation will be given to each student for each class in which the student enrolls.
Students are expected to attend all sessions of courses for which they are registered. Each instructor determines when a student's absences have reached a point at which they jeopardize the student's success in a course. When absences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for the course.
Quality Points
The number of quality points awarded for a course is determined by multiplying the number of semester hours for that course by the quality point value of the grade received. The cumulative GPA is calculated by dividing the total by the number of semester hours attempted.
To be eligible for a degree, a candidate must have a minimum number of quality points equal to twice the number of semester hours attempted in addition to meeting other prescribed requirements. The following notations have no effect on the GPA: AP, CC, CL, EX, I, NC, NR, P, PL, PP, S, SA, SN.


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Pass-Fail Option
The pass-fail option encourages students to broaden their educational experience by taking courses outside their major and minor fields. The pass notation has no effect on the GPA; the fail notation is equivalent to the grade of "F."
Students who have completed at least one MSCD course with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA may choose to be evaluated for a certain course on a pass-fail basis rather than by letter grade. The pass-fail option may be used for general elective credit only. Major, minor, General Studies and other courses required for a degree or for teacher licensure, may not be taken on a pass-fail basis. Self-paced courses may not be taken under the pass-fail option. Maximum graduation credit for these pass-fail courses is 18 semester hours, earned in no more than six courses, limited to one course per semester or module.
Students must declare interest in the pass-fail option no later than the 12th day of classes for fall and spring, the eighth day of classes for summer or the second day of classes for parts-of-term of any semester (see the current Class Schedule for specific deadlines) by contacting the Office of the Registrar.
The instructor will assign and record the pass-fail grade on a final grade list that identifies students electing and eligible for pass-fail grading. Students who request the option who are later declared ineligible will receive notification from the Registrar's Office during the semester. They will be assigned a regular letter grade in the course. Once approved, the request for the pass-fail option is irrevocable.
Some institutions do not accept credits for courses in which a pass notation is given. Therefore, students who plan to transfer or take graduate work should determine whether the institution of their choice will accept the credit before registering for courses under the pass-fail option.
Repeated Courses (Last Grade Stands)
A student may repeat any course taken at MSCD regardless of the original grade earned. Only the credit and the grade for the last attempt of the course will remain on the student’s official academic record unless the course is identified as a repeatable course. The grade(s) for the prior attempt(s) will be changed to the “NC” notation. The courses must carry the same title, course number and semester hours. To effect such a change, the student must reregister and pay tuition for the course in question, complete the course with a letter grade and complete the Last Grade Stands form in the Registrar's Office. Otherwise, the grade change will be made administratively at the time of degree evaluation. Credit duplication involving transfer, interinstitutional or state college system courses may result in transfer credit being disallowed (see number four below). A failing course grade assigned as a result of academic dishonesty is considered a permanent "F" and is not subject to this policy. A student may not repeat a course after the award of a MSCD degree to make use of this policy.
1. In all cases except for grades assigned for academic dishonesty, the grades of all but the last entry of the particular course will be changed to a “NC” (no credit) notation. The NC notation does not affect the credit total and grade point average.
2. The determination of course equivalency will be made by the Office of the Registrar.
3. If the student does not request that the previous grade(s) of a course be changed to a “NC” after the course is repeated, the changes will be made at the time of graduation evaluation.
4. The same policy is applied when a course taken at another institution and transferred to MSCD is later repeated at MSCD. The transferred credit is then revoked.
5. An exception to this policy occurs when a student takes a course with earned credit at MSCD, then repeats the course at another institution and returns to or is still in attendance at MSCD. In this case, since the course is not repeated on the MSCD records, the MSCD course will not be changed to a “NC,” but rather, the transfer credit will be disallowed.
6. The last grade stands policy applies only to MSCD courses. Courses taken under the interin-stitutional/consortium or “pooled” programs do not qualify for consideration under this policy. However, this policy does apply to a UCD course if repeated through the MSCD/UCD pooled program.


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7. Courses repeated prior to the summer quarter of 1971 are not affected by this last grade stands policy. A grade in a course taken prior to the summer quarter, 1971 and repeated after summer 1971 may be changed to a “NC” notation.
Student Grade Appeal Procedure
If students have reason to question the validity of a grade received in a course, they must make their request for a change before the end of the second week of the semester following the completion of the course (the following fall semester in the case of the spring semester). The Grade Appeal Guidelines can be obtained from the students' respective deans. It is the responsibility of the student to initiate a grade appeal within the time limit, and to follow the procedures specified for grade appeals in the current Student Handbook. The handbook may be obtained from the Office of Student Services. All decisions of the Grade Appeal Committee will be reviewed by the associate vice president for academic affairs.
Warning/Probation/Suspension Policy
Academic Satisfactory Progress/Good Standing
A student is deemed to be making satisfactory progress toward his or her academic goal if the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. This student is deemed to be in academic good standing with the institution. However, other academic standards may apply to specific programs. A student must satisfy those other academic standards in order to be deemed in academic good standing with that program. See information on the program of interest to determine specific standards for that program.
Academic Warning Status
A student in good standing whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 will be on academic warning status with the institution during his or her next semester. A student will be removed from this warning status and returned to good standing if he or she achieves a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on warning status. More restrictive standards may apply to certain programs or schools. See information on the program of interest.
Academic Probation
A student who fails to achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on warning status will be put on academic probation with the institution during his or her next semester at MSCD. A student will be on academic probation as long as he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2.0, but is making progress toward good standing as explained below and has not been on academic probation for more than three semesters. Other conditions may apply to given programs or schools. See information on the program of interest.
A student is removed from academic probation and is in good standing the semester after achieving a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
During any semester that a student is on academic probation, the student must make progress toward good standing with the institution by taking all of the following actions:
• achieve a semester GPA of 2.2 or higher
• register and complete a minimum of 3 but no more than 12 semester hours (3 to 6 semester hours for summer semester)
• take required activities as negotiated with the director of Student Intervention Services (may include certain classes, repeated courses, tutoring or other activities)
While on academic probation, a student may pre-register for the first semester following the academic warning status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequent academic probation status semesters, a GPA of at least 2.2 must be verified prior to registration.
Academic Suspension
A student on academic probation not making progress toward good standing will be prohibited from registering for one calendar year from the date of suspension. Appeal of suspension for this reason will be submitted to the director of Student Intervention Services. The director of Student Intervention Services will then deliver the appeal materials to the Student Academic Review Committee, which will review the appeal and notify the student of its decision. A student may appeal a suspension only two times in his or her academic career at the College.


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A student making progress toward good standing, whose cumulative GPA remains below a 2.0 after three or more semesters on probation, will have his or her academic progress reviewed each semester by the Student Academic Review Committee. The committee will determine whether the student should be placed on suspension. In both cases, the decision of the Student Academic Review Committee is final.
Any student returning to the College after the one-calendar-year suspension must reapply and will be re-admitted on academic probation with the institution. For these students, all probation rules outlined above will apply.
A student who is suspended for a second time will be re-admitted only if he or she has successfully completed an associate degree program from a community college after suspension from MSCD or can demonstrate to the Student Academic Review Committee that chances for successful completion of an educational program are greatly improved.
Contact Student Intervention Services at 303-556-4048 for further information.


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Policies and Procedures
Generally, the policies and procedures contained in this Catalog must be followed by students officially enrolling for the 2000 fall semester and the 2001 spring and summer semesters.
The procedures and/or policies contained in this section are subject to change as the College deems necessary. If you have a problem, please check with the appropriate office to confirm the policies and/or procedures you need to follow.
Exceptions (B.A.S.E.)
Students may appeal to the Board of Academic Standards Exceptions (B.A.S.E.) to request a variance from College academic requirements. Valid reasons for variances must accompany all petitions, and the petitions must be signed by the appropriate dean and department chair. For more information, contact the Office of Academic Affairs, 303-556-3907.
Academic Honesty
Students have a responsibility to maintain standards of academic ethics and honesty. Cases of cheating or plagiarism are handled within the policies of Academic Affairs in accordance with procedures outlined in the MSCD Student Handbook.
Conduct of Students
MSCD policy provides students the largest degree of freedom consistent with good work and orderly conduct. The Student Handbook contains standards of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. Information regarding students' rights and responsibilities, including the student due process procedure (the procedural rights provided to students at MSCD before disciplinary action is imposed) is available in Central Classroom Building, room 313.
Respect for Rights of Others
The student assumes certain obligations of performance and behavior while attending. Based on this premise, reasonable policies, procedures and regulations have been developed to guarantee each student's opportunity to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of others, students neither gain nor lose any of the rights and responsibilities of other citizens by virtue of their student status.
As members of an academic community, students are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner. Students should try at all times to promote a sense of cooperation and civility within the College and work to build an atmosphere which will be most conducive to the goals of higher education within the institution.
Students, while within College facilities or while participating in CollegeVsponsored activities (on-campus and/or off-campus), are expected to comply with College rules and regulations and with the regulations of offVcampus sites.
Freedom of Speech
Students shall have the right to assemble, to select speakers and guests, and to discuss issues of their choice. An invitation to a speaker shall not imply endorsement of the speaker's views by either the student organization or the College.
Information about student views, beliefs and political associations shall not be used to the detriment of students and their institutional standing.
The right of peaceful protest is granted within the College community. The College retains the right to assure the safety of individuals, the protection of property, and the continuity of the educational process.
The student press shall be free of censorship and shall provide editorial freedom. The editors and managers shall not be arbitrarily suspended because of student, faculty, administration, alumni, or community disapproval of editorial policy or content.


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All student communications shall explicitly state on the editorial page or in broadcast that the opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the College and/or members of the College.
Academic Rights
Students have the right to:
1. be informed of course expectations and requirements.
2. be evaluated fairly on the basis of academic performance.
3. participate in free and open discussion, inquiry, and expression, both in the classroom and in conference.
4. receive competent instruction and advisement.
5. expect protection against professors' improper disclosure of students' personal information, views, beliefs, and political associations when such information has become known as a result of professors' instructions, advisement or counsel.
6. expect protection, through established procedures, against prejudicial or capricious evaluation.
7. assess the value of a course to make suggestions as to its direction and to evaluate both the instructor and the instruction they have received.
8. have input in College policy-making, which may include, but shall not be limited to, course scheduling distribution of night and day classes, calendar arrangements, library policy and development, grading systems, course development, and curriculum.
9. expect instructors to conduct themselves professionally in the classroom in accordance with College policies and directives.
10. expect instructors to maintain office hours as required by College policy.
11. expect reasonable academic assistance from the appropriate department.
12. be informed of academic standards expected of them in the classroom through a printed syllabus and course outline. Academic standards shall include, but not be limited to, class attendance requirements, objectives to be achieved, and the grading criteria that will be applied to a particular course of study.
Academic Responsibilities
Students have the responsibility to:
1. inquire about course or degree requirements if they do not understand them or are in doubt about them.
2. maintain the standards of academic performance established for individual courses and for programs of study.
3. learn the content of any course of study.
4. act in accordance with commonly accepted standards of academic conduct. If disruptive behavior occurs in a classroom, an instructor has authority to ask the student to leave the classroom. Should such disorderly or disruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campus Police and/or the appropriate Dean's office.
5. maintain academic ethics and academic honesty.
6. pay the tuition and fees and be officially registered in order to attend a class.
7. initiate an investigation by contacting the department chair if they believe their academic rights have been violated.
Academic Dishonesty
Academic dishonesty is a serious offense at the College because it diminishes the quality of scholarship and the learning experience for everyone on campus. An act of academic dishonesty may lead to such penalties as reduction of grade, probation, suspension, or expulsion. Examples of academic dishonesty include:
Cheating: The term "cheating" includes, but is not limited to: (1) use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizzes, tests or examinations; (2) dependence upon the aid or sources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers, preparing reports, solving problems, or carrying out other assignments; or (3) the acquisition, without permission, of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the College faculty, staff, or other students.


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Fabrication: Intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information, data, or citation in an academic exercise.
Facilitating Academic Dishonesty : Intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic dishonesty.
Plagiarism: The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to, the use by paraphrase or direct quotations, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials.
Procedures
Academic dishonesty may result in institutional sanctions. Institutional sanctions, however, do not limit the individual faculty member's academic freedom and the right to maintain academic integrity in the learning environment by assigning a grade or grade notation for an assignment, exercise, test, and for the course.
In all cases of academic dishonesty, the instructor shall make an initial academic judgment about the student's grade on that work in that course and shall report such incidents within fifteen (15) working days to the student and to the judicial officer responsible for the administration of the College judicial system. The judicial officer has the discretion to consult with the faculty member and the Office of Academic Affairs to determine whether or not institutional sanctions should be invoked. In addition to institutional sanctions listed in the College judicial policies, a failing course grade assigned as a result of academic dishonesty is considered a permanent "F" and is not subject to the College's "Last Grade Stands" policy unless it is altered pursuant to the College grade appeal procedures.
College judicial policies pertaining to academic dishonesty are part of the Student Conduct Code published below. Members of the faculty have the right and responsibility, when they report acts of academic dishonesty to the College judicial officer, to file charges against such students and ask that institutional sanctions be applied. At his or her discretion, the judicial officer may recommend and impose sanctions in any reported case of academic misconduct against a student.
Should institutional sanctions be recommended in cases of academic dishonesty, the judicial officer shall check with the Office of Academic Affairs to determine if the student has any record of prior offenses involving academic misconduct. Students accused of academic dishonesty have the right, under the judicial policies of the Student Conduct Code, to request a hearing to consider the charges made against them.
Student Conduct Code
The code is not intended to replace existing procedures related to:
♦ discrimination or sexual harassment
♦ grade appeals
♦ requests for exceptions to academic policies
♦ appeals for tuition and fee reduction
♦ disputes relative to financial aid awards
♦ in-state tuition classification
For any other matters that are not included above, contact the Office of Student Life. It is a resource for accurate information and advocacy on behalf of the students of the College. Student Life personnel can advise and assist students with unusual circumstances, or with problems not addressed in the Student Handbook or College Catalog.
Article I: Definitions
1. The term "College" means The Metropolitan State College of Denver.
2. The term "student" includes all persons taking courses at the College, both full-time and part-time, pursuing undergraduate or professional studies.
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4. The term "College official" includes any person employed by the College performing assigned administrative, or professional responsibilities.
5. The term "member of the College" includes any person who is a student, faculty member, College official, or any other person employed by the College.
6. The term "College or campus premises" includes all land, buildings, facilities, and other property in the possession of or owned, used, or controlled by the Auraria Higher Education Center including the adjacent streets and sidewalks, and also includes extended campus locations.
7. The term "organization” means any number of persons who have complied with the formal requirements for College recognition.
8. The title of "judicial officer" is that person designated by the College President to be responsible for the administration of the Student Conduct Code.
9. The term "judicial advisor” means a College official authorized on a case by case basis by the judicial officer to impose sanctions upon students found to have violated the Student Conduct Code. The judicial officer may authorize a judicial advisor to serve simultaneously as a judicial advisor and the sole member or one of the members of a judicial body. Nothing shall prevent the judicial officer from authorizing the same judicial advisor to impose sanctions in all cases.
10. The term "judicial body" means any person or persons authorized and identified by the Dean of Student Life to determine whether a student has violated the Student Conduct Code and to recommend imposition of sanctions.
11. The term "shall" is used in the imperative sense.
12. The term "may" is used in the permissive sense.
13. The term "policy" is defined as the written regulations of the College as found in, but not limited to, the Student Conduct Code, Students Rights and Responsibilities Handbook, catalogs, and class schedules.
14. The term "cheating" includes, but is not limited to:
a. use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizzes, tests, or examinations;
b. dependence upon the aid of sources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers, preparing reports, solving problems, or carrying out other assignments; or
c. the acquisition, without permission, of tests or other academic materials belonging to a member of the College faculty, staff, or other students.
15. The term "fabrication" is the intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information, data, or citation in an academic exercise.
16. "Facilitating academic dishonesty" means intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic dishonesty.
17. The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to, the use by paraphrase or direct quotations, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials.
18. The term "working days" refers to the number of days specified for each step of the procedure and does not include Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or days when the College is not in session and holding classes.
Article II: Judicial Authority
1. The judicial officer shall determine the composition of judicial bodies and determine which judicial body or judicial advisor shall be authorized to hear each case.
2. The judicial officer shall appoint a chair to the judicial body for each case.
3. The judicial officer may develop policies for the administration of the judicial program and procedural rules for the conduct of hearings that are not inconsistent with provisions of the Student Conduct Code.
4. Decisions made by a judicial body and/or judicial advisor shall be final, pending the normal appeal process.
5. The judicial officer may extend time limits for good cause demonstrated in writing.
Article III: Proscribed Conduct
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Generally, College jurisdiction and discipline shall be limited to conduct which occurs on the Auraria Higher Education Center premises, while a student is participating in college-sponsored activities, or which adversely affects the College community and/or the pursuit of its objectives.
B. Conduct-Rules and Regulations
Any student found to have committed the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions outlined in Article IV:
1. Acts of dishonesty including but not limited to, the following:
a. cheating, plagiarism, or other forms of academic dishonesty;
b. furnishing false information to any College official, faculty member, or office;
c. forgery, alteration, or misuse of a College document, record, or instrument of identification;
d. tampering with the election of any College recognized student organization; or
e. assisting anyone in the commission of any acts stated above.
2. Disruption or obstruction of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary proceedings, other College activities including its public relations functions on or off campus or other authorized non-College activities when the act occurs on College premises.
3. Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person.
4. Attempted or actual theft of and/or damage to property of the College or property of a member of the College community or AHEC or other personal or public property.
5. Hazing, defined as an act which endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or which destroys or removes public or private property for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or organization. Hazing can be further defined as any action that produces physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule.
Activities including the following are defined as hazing and are strictly forbidden:
a. paddling
b. causing excessive fatigue
c. physical shock
d. morally degrading/humiliating game
e. public stunts
f. activities which interfere with academic work/success
g. dangerous, offensive behavior
h. activities which interfere with the policies and regulations of the Office of Student Activities, UCD, CCD, or AHEC
i. activities that engage in discrimination, whether racial or gender based
j. stranding pledges far from campus, "road-tripping”
k. forced calisthenics
l. forced consumption of food, beverages, or alcohol
m. exposure to extreme weather conditions
Engaging in such activities may result in the withdrawal of College recognition, and thus privileges and services, by the Office of Student Activities. Questions concerning this policy should be referred to the Director of Student Activities. .
6. Failure to comply with directions of College officials or the Auraria Campus Police acting in performance of their duties and/or failure to identify oneself to these persons when requested to do so.
7. Unauthorized possession, duplication, or use of keys to any campus premises, or unauthorized entry to, or use of, campus premises.
8. Violation of published College policies, rules, or regulations.
9. Violation of federal, state, or local law on College premises or at College-sponsored or supervised activities.
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11. Use, possession, or distribution of alcoholic beverages except as expressly permitted by the law and College regulation, or public intoxication.
12. Illegal or unauthorized possession of firearms, explosives, other weapons, or dangerous chemicals on College premises.
13. Participation in campus demonstrations which disrupt the normal operations of the College (or other parts of the campus) or infringe on the rights of other members of the Campus community; leading or inciting others to disrupt schedules and/or normal activities within any campus building or area; intentional obstruction which unreasonably interferes with freedom of movement on campus, either pedestrian or vehicular.
14. Obstruction of the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on College premises or at College sponsored or supervised functions.
15. Abetting or procuring another person to breach the peace on College premises or at functions sponsored by or participated in by the College.
16. Any activity involving computing facilities which knowingly interferes with someone else's academic freedom or the institution's goals or policies.
17. Abuse of the judicial system including, but not limited to:
a. failure to obey the summons of a judicial body or College official
b. falsification, distortion, or misrepresentation of information before a judicial body
c. disruption or interference with the orderly conduct of a judicial proceeding
d. institution of a judicial proceeding knowingly without cause
e. attempting to discourage an individual's proper participation in, or use of, the judicial system
f. attempting to influence the impartiality of a member of a judicial body prior to, and/or during the course of, the judicial proceeding
g. harassment-verbal or physical-and/or intimidation of a member of a judicial body prior to, during, and/or after a judicial proceeding
h. failure to comply with the sanction(s) imposed under the Student Conduct Code
i. influencing or attempting to influence another person to commit an abuse of the judicial system
18. Intentionally obstructing or delaying a police officer, fire fighter, security officer, or College official in performance of his/her duty.
19. Turning in a false bomb alarm or fire alarm or misusing fire safety equipment.
20. Leaving children unattended or unsupervised on campus grounds. This can constitute child abuse or child neglect (as outlined in the State of Colorado Child Protection Act of 1975). Children may be permitted in the classroom with the instructor's permission and the understanding that the child's presence is not disruptive.
21. Influencing or attempting to influence the academic process through explicit or implied sexual behavior, bribery, or threats.
22. Failing to comply with contractual obligations with the College.
23. Furnishing false information or academic credentials with the intent to deceive or mislead when applying for admission to the College or for any of its programs and services.
Violation of Law and Student Code of Conduct
Students who exhibit unusual and/or unacceptable forms of behavior on campus premises can be requested to leave by Auraria Campus Police. In addition to or in lieu of that, faculty members may refer students to the Counseling Center. The Dean of Student Life may administratively withdraw students exhibiting severe behavioral problems.
College disciplinary proceedings may be instituted against a student charged with violation of a law which is also a violation of this Student Conduct Code. For example, if both violations result from the same factual situation without regard to the pendency of civil litigation in court or criminal arrest and prosecution, proceedings under this Student Conduct Code may be carried out prior to, simultaneously with, or following civil or criminal proceedings off-campus.
Judicial Process
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Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination based on sex. It is prohibited by law and College policy. In the educational context, sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
a. submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's status in a course, program, activity, or educational evaluation
b. submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for educational decisions affecting that individual
c. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's academic performance or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational environment
Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors, such as repeated derogatory sexual remarks, negotiation for sexual favors as a quid pro quo for grades or recommendations, or threatened or actual sexual assault. These and similar behaviors seriously undermine the teaching and learning environment and can be grounds for disciplinary action. Sexual harassment should be reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2939. Sexual assaults should be reported to the Auraria Campus Police at 303-556-3271.
Written policies addressing these issues in greater detail are available from the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in Central Classroom (CN) 315 or call 303-556-2939.
Amorous Relationships Involving Student and College Employees
College policy strongly discourages employees of the College from becoming involved in relationships of a romantic nature with students they supervise, either in a faculty-student or supervisor-subordinate situation. If such relationships exist, they must be disclosed to the College and the conflicts of interest that result must be avoided. For example, an instructor is not allowed to issue a grade to someone with whom s/he is involved in an amorous relationship, and a supervisor can not hire or evaluate someone s/he is dating. Because of the professional difficulties associated with amorous relationships, faculty and staff should avoid them entirely.
Students are strongly discouraged from seeking relationships of a romantic nature with College faculty or staff. Also, students who persist in making unwelcome sexual advances to a faculty member or College employee risk violation of College policy prohibiting sexual harassment.
Class Attendance
Attendance during the first week of class is required. It contributes greatly to teaching and learning. Some departments determine a student’s enrollment in a course based upon attendance during the first week of class. Consult the Class Schedule and the department for more information about the attendance policy for the class that you are attending. Students who drop classes are financially responsible for those classes in accordance with the withdrawal/refund policies stated in the Class Schedule each semester.
Students are expected to attend all sessions of courses for which they are registered. Each instructor determines when a student's absences have reached a point at which they jeopardize success in a course. When absences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for the course. If students anticipate a prolonged absence, they should contact their instructors. If they find that they cannot communicate with the instructor, they should contact the chair of that department, who will inform the instructor of the reasons for the anticipated absence. Whenever an instructor determines that a student's absences are interfering with academic progress, the instructor may submit a letter to the department chair informing that office of the situation.
Students at MSCD who, because of their sincerely held religious beliefs, are unable to attend classes, take examinations, participate in graded activities or submit graded assignments on particular days shall, without penalty, be excused from such classes and be given a meaningful opportunity to make up such examinations and graded activities or assignments provided that proper notice and procedures are followed. The policies and procedures designed to excuse class attendance on religious holidays are covered in the MSCD Student Handbook.


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Final Examinations
It is the general policy of the College to require final examinations of all students in all courses in which they are registered for credit, with the possible exception of seminar courses or special projects.
Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act
The Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer; applications from minorities and women are particularly invited. The Metropolitan State College of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability in admissions or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries concerning the College grievance procedures may be directed to the designated MSCD officials. Inquiries concerning Title VI and Title IX may be referred to Dr. Percy Morehouse, Jr., MSCD Office of Equal Opportunity, Campus Box 63, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-2939. Inquiries concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or 504 may be referred to Ms. Helen Fleming, Faculty and Staff ADA Coordinator, MSCD, Campus Box 47, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-8514; Mr. Kelly Espinoza, Student ADA Coordinator, MSCD, Campus Box 23, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-3908; Mr. Dick Feuerbom, ADA Coordinator, AHEC, Campus Box 001, P.O. Box 173361, Denver, CO 80217-3361, 303-556-8376; or Ms. Karen Rosenchein, Manager. Otherwise, all inquiries may be referred to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Denver, CO 80204, 303-844-3723.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Student Rights
The Metropolitan State College of Denver maintains educational records for each student who has enrolled at the College. A copy of the College's policy on student educational records may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar, Central Classroom Building, room 105. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), 20 USC 1232g, and the implementing regulations published at 34 CFR part 99, each eligible student has the right to:
1. Inspect and review his/her educational records;
2. Request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that they are not inaccurate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the student's privacy or other rights;
3. Consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student's educational records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent (see Nondisclosure and Exceptions); and
4. File a complaint under 34 CFR 99.64, concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA, with the Family Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202-4605.
Procedure for Inspecting and Reviewing Educational Records
Students may inspect and review their education records upon a written request submitted to the Registrar, Central Classroom, Room 105, or by mail to Campus Box 84, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362.
A. The request shall identify as precisely as possible the record or records the student wishes to inspect.
B. The record custodian or an appropriate staff person shall make the arrangements for access as promptly as possible and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. Access must be given in 45 days or less from the receipt of the request.
C. When a record contains information about more than one student, the student may inspect and review only the records which relate to that student.
Procedure for Amending Educational Records
A student may make a written request to amend a record.
1. In the request, the student should identify the part of the record to be changed and specify why the student believes it is inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of the student's privacy or other rights.


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2. The Metropolitan State College of Denver shall comply with the request or notify the student that the College will not comply with the request and advise the student of the student's right to a hearing to challenge the information believed to be inaccurate, misleading or in violation of the student's rights.
3. Upon written request, The Metropolitan State College of Denver will arrange for a hearing, and notify the student, reasonably in advance, of the date, place and time of the hearing.
4. The hearing will be conducted by a hearing officer who is a disinterested party, but who may be an official of the institution. The student shall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to present evidence relevant to the issues raised in the original request to amend the student’s education records. The student may be assisted by one or more individuals, including an attorney.
5. The Metropolitan State College of Denver will prepare a written decision based solely on the evidence presented at the hearing. The decision will include a summary of the evidence presented and the reasons for the decision.
6. If The Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the challenged information is not inaccurate, misleading or in violation of the student's right of privacy or other right, it will notify the student that the student has a right to place in the record a statement commenting on the challenged information and/or a statement setting forth reasons for disagreeing with the decision.
7. The statement will be maintained as part of the student's education records as long as the contested portion is maintained. If The Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the information is inaccurate, misleading or in violation of the student’s rights, it will amend the record and notify the student, in writing, that the record has been amended.
Nondisclosure and Exceptions
Pursuant to FERPA, the College will not disclose a student's education records without the written consent of the student except to College officials with legitimate educational interests, to officials at other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll, in connection with providing financial aid to the student, to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions, to federal, state or local authorities auditing or evaluating the College's compliance with education programs, to consultants conducting studies on behalf of the College, in compliance with a judicial order or subpoena, and in connection with a health or safety emergency involving the student. However, the College may release directory information without the prior written consent of the student unless within ten (10) calendar days after the first scheduled class day of each term, an enrolled student has notified the College's Office of the Registrar in writing that any or all types of directory information shall not be disclosed without the consent of the student. A request for nondisclosure will remain in effect until the student is no longer enrolled or cancels the request for nondisclosure.
A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research, or support staff position; or a person elected to the Board of Trustees; or a person employed by or under contract to the College to perform a special task, such as attorney, auditor or consultant; or a student or other person serving on an official College committee or assisting a school official in performing the official's professional duties and responsibilities. A legitimate educational interest is the need of a school official to review educational records in order to fulfill that official's professional duties and responsibilities.
Directory Information
The Metropolitan State College of Denver has designated the following categories of personally identifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a)(5)(B) of FERPA:
-name, address and telephone number
-e-mail address
-date and place of birth
-student classification
-major and minor fields of study
-participation in officially recognized activities and sports
-weight and height of members of athletic teams
-dates of attendance at the College
-degrees and awards received
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The Student Right-to-Know Act and the Campus Security Act
Campus Crime Information
During 1998, 1999 and 2000, the following crimes were committed on campus at the Auraria Higher Education Center, serving the University of Colorado at Denver, The Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver:
Reported Criminal Offenses on Campus Reported Criminal Offenses at Satellite
Campuses5
Offense 2000 1999 1998 Offense 20006 1999 1998
Murder 0 0 0 Burglary 0 4 6
Sex Offenses;Forcible 33 1> 1> Vehicle Theft 0 2 2
Sex Offenses;Non-Forcible 0 0 0 Arson 0 0 0
Robbery 0 22 0
Aggravated Assault 3 2 7 Number of arrests for the following Crimes on
Burglary 3 11 6 Campus
Vehicle Theft 9 13 16 Arrests 2000 1999 1998
Hate Crimes 0 0 24 Liquor Law Violations 2 3 4
Arson 3 2 1 Drug Abuse Violations 28 47 41
Manslaughter 0 0 0 Weapons Possession 5 2 6
'forcible fondling
2one offense, two victims; business and individual 'forcible rape; one attempt, 2 completed 4one incident, two victims; ethnic intimidation
5information provided to Auraria Campus Police and Security by the Denver police 6Data for the satellite campuses for 2000 was not available at the time ofprinting.


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The School of Business offers students a variety of educational opportunities that either lead to a bachelor’s degree or provide opportunities for non-degree seeking students to gain additional undergraduate education through our extensive course offerings and certificate programs. The school offers degrees in six majors:
Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
• Accounting
• Computer Information Systems
• Finance
• Management
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Bachelor of Arts Degree Program
• Economics
In addition, we offer an international business concentration for business majors and a total of eight minors designed primarily for non-business majors.
The school provides convenient access to instruction through traditional classroom sessions and innovative online delivery, at both the main Auraria campus and Metro South campus, during the day, evenings and weekends. The school consists of 67 full-time faculty, more than 50 part-time faculty and 11 full-time staff. Over 2800 students major in business and economics. Students can take advantage of on-the-job training through cooperative education placements, internships and independent study course work. The school's mission statement reflects our efforts to provide students with the best possible education we can offer:
The School of Business at The Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business education in the metropolitan Denver area appropriate to a diverse student population and modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education and lifelong learning in a society characterized by technological advancements and globalization.
The primary purpose of the School of Business is the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty of the School of Business engages in professional development activities that enhance instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the professions and the community at large.
The various educational opportunities available through the School of Business are listed below. Each program is described in detail in the remainder of this catalog section. Course descriptions and prerequisites are found beginning on page 238 of this Catalog.
Certificate Programs for Credit
Bachelor of Science Degree ♦ Database Analyst
♦ Accounting Minors ♦ Network Specialist in Informa-
♦ Computer Information Systems » Finance (General Finance, » Accounting ♦ Computer Information Systems tion Systems ♦ Personal Financial Planning
Financial Services, Real Estate) » Economics ♦ Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems
♦ Management ♦ Finance » User Support Specialist
♦ Marketing ♦ General Business Non-Credit Certificates
Bachelor of Arts Degree ♦ International Business ♦ Financial Planning
♦ Economics ♦ Management ♦ International Trade
Concentration for Business ♦ Marketing Other Program Offerings
Majors ♦ Business Outreach
♦ International Business ♦ Small Business Institute ♦ US WEST Center for Business Success


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If you have any questions about the offerings, academic policies and practices, or admission requirements, contact the dean of the School of Business or the chair of the appropriate department.
Mailing Address
Dean’s Office
School of Business
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Campus Box 13
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362
MSCD Web site: www.mscd.edu
Important Telephone Numbers
Dean’s Office: 303-556-3245
Accounting: 303-556-3181
Computer Information Systems: 303-556-2857
Economics: 303-556-3217
Finance: 303-556-3776
Management: 303-556-3247
Marketing: 303-556-3182
Business Outreach: 303-592-5364
Business Outreach and World Trade Center Educational Services
Business Outreach provides public classes and customized in-house training on a variety of practical business topics. A full program of "hands-on" international business classes is offered through the World Trade Center Educational Services. Contact the Business Outreach office for additional information.
Small Business Institute
The Small Business Institute offers a practical opportunity that supplements academic studies with real case studies. The Small Business Institute employs senior-level students, under faculty supervision, to provide business counseling and technical assistance to small business clients in the community. Contact the Finance Department for additional information.
US WEST Center for Business Success
The US WEST Center for Business Success serves as a problem-solving resource for businesses in the region while providing hands-on learning opportunities for business students. Junior and senior-level business majors will be selected to participate in the center based on their academic records, work experience and demonstrated leadership potential. Contact the School of Business dean's office for information.
School of Business Prerequisite and Attendance Policy
All School of Business students are expected to know and fulfill all prerequisite requirements. The School of Business reserves the right to disenroll students who do not meet prerequisite requirements or who fail to meet expected course attendance policies.
Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
Students may earn a bachelor of science degree in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing. The learning objectives of the business program provide students with the opportunity to:
1. obtain, understand and apply information from the liberal arts, sciences, business and discipline-specific courses to organizational issues and situations.
2. explain how ethical, legal, political, regulatory, social, global, environmental and technological issues influence business decisions.
3. analyze a business problem by incorporating diverse perspectives.
4. apply foundation business knowledge and skills to develop competent decisions in the areas of accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing.
5. communicate effectively the problem alternatives considered, a recommended solution, and an implementation strategy in oral, written and electronic form.
6. demonstrate knowledge and skills to meet career needs.
7. exhibit an appreciation for extra-curricular activities and continuous, life-long learning.
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Admission and Academic Status Requirements
Students may declare a business major at any time by contacting the dean’s office or a department faculty advisor and completing the "Major Declaration Form." Students are encouraged to declare as early as possible to ensure accurate advising on business program requirements. When a degree-seeking student has earned a total of at least 60 semester credit hours, that student must declare a major before being permitted to enroll in an upper-division course offered by a School of Business program or department.
Prior to enrolling in an upper-division business course, declared business majors must have:
♦ a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00;
♦ completed all Level I and II General Studies requirements for business;
♦ completed all lower-division courses in the business core; and
♦ completed at least 60 credit hours overall (junior standing).
Business majors will be placed on academic warning if their GPA falls below 2.0. If the GPA remains below 2.0 after one semester on probation, students will be dropped as business majors.
Business Program Residency Requirements
For all bachelor of science degrees in the School of Business, at least 50 percent of the business credit hours received for the business degree must be earned in residence at MSCD.
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in business, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
Business Degree Program Planning
Some important things to remember as you plan your business studies:
♦ All degree-seeking students must meet the College's requirements for all bachelor's degrees outlined in the general information section of this Catalog.
♦ During the first 60 credit hours, business majors should complete their General Studies Levels I and II courses and the 2000-level business core courses.
♦ The College requires at least 40 credit hours of upper-division courses (3000 or 4000 level). Consult with an advisor to ensure that your specific degree program meets this requirement.
♦ If a student pursuing a degree other than a bachelor of science from the School of Business wishes to enroll in business courses beyond 30 hours, the student must declare a major with the School of Business. The 30 hours excludes up to 9 credit hours in economics and the following courses: ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3340, or FIN 2250.
♦ A minor is not required for students whose major is accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing.
♦ ACC 1010, CMS 1010, and FIN 2250 may not be applied to the 120 hours required for a bachelor of science degree in the School of Business.
Bachelor of Science Degree Program Requirements
All candidates for a bachelor of science degree in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management and marketing must satisfy the General Studies requirements, the business core course requirements, and the School of Business requirements described in the following four sections. For programs leading to a bachelor of science degree, the basic structure of each program is:
General Studies (Level I and Level II).......................................................34
Business Core................................................................................33
School of Business requirement................................................................9
Major in School of Business..................................................................24
Electives*...................................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)................................................................... 120
*The School of Business requires 20 credit hours of electives, no more than 9 of which may be business electives.


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General Studies
The academic foundation for a successful business career or graduate work is a broad liberal arts education.
General Studies Required by the School of Business Semester Hours
General Studies Level I Composition
ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay........................................3
ENG 1020 Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation.............3
Mathematics
MTH 1310* Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences.................4
Communications
SPE 1010 Public Speaking........................................................3
*Note: MTH 1110 or MTH 1400, with graphing calculator experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students or students changing their major. Consult with Mathematical and Computer Sciences depart-
ment on substitutions.
General Studies Level II
Historical Studies
HIS __________ (American history course recommended)........................................3
Arts and Letters PHI 1030 Ethics
-or-
PHI 3360 Business Ethics...............................................................3
Check General Studies guide for Level II Arts and Letters elective........................3
Social Sciences
PSY 1001 Introductory Psychology
-or-
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology.....................................................3
PSC 1010 American National Government
-or-
PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ideas...................................................3
Natural Sciences
Check General Studies guide for Level II Natural Sciences electives.........................6
Total of Required and Elective General Studies..............................................34
Business Core
All business majors require foundation course work in all significant areas of business theory and practice. The following courses are required for all majors in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management and marketing. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in each business core course to have that course count toward the bachelor of science degree in a business program.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I.................................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II................................................3
CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.........................................3
CMS 2300 Business Statistics........................................................3
MKT 2040 Managerial Communications..................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I............................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management..................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing....................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance.........................................................3
CMS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics...............................................3
MGT 4950 Strategic Management.......................................................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core...................................................33
School of Business Requirements
Required Courses Semester Hours
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro..............................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro..............................................3
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences............................3
Total Hours for School of Business Requirement..........................................9


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Elective Requirements
Each business program major must take 20 credit hours of electives that meet the following:
♦ no more than 9 credit hours of business course work may be counted toward this requirement.
♦ ACC 1010, CMS 1010, and FIN 2250 may not be applied toward satisfying this elective requirement.
♦ At least 11 hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non-business programs.
Students majoring in business and interested in pursuing an International Business concentration should see an advisor.
The following sections describe the scope of the degree program, course requirements, career opportunities, and competencies for career success in each degree program.
Accounting Degree Program
The accounting program prepares students for entry into careers in public accounting, industry, tax and the government sector, as well as graduate education and lifelong learning. The field of accounting is moving rapidly toward a greater emphasis in the areas of information systems, management consulting and organizational change. Accountants can obtain a variety of professional certifications, including certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information systems auditor and certified management accountant. Each professional certification program includes rigorous education, examination, experience and ethics requirements.
Mission Statement:
The Accounting Department at MSCD provides high quality, accessible, enriching undergraduate accounting education in an urban setting appropriate to a diverse student population enrolled under modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education, and lifelong learning in a global and technological society. The department is committed to ethical values, continuous improvement and mutual respect within a diverse campus community.
The Accounting Department pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. Intellectual contributions in accounting and related fields that enhance teaching and learning and contribute to scholarship through both applied research and other avenues of professional development are secondary though fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Department. Service to MSCD, the accounting profession, and the community and society in general is also secondary albeit fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Department.
Successful accounting students possess these skills and attributes:
♦ ability to organize, analyze, and interpret numerical data;
♦ strategic and critical thinking skills;
♦ proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain complex financial data to others;
♦ ability to apply current technology;
♦ knowledge of financial and economic history, practices, and trends;
♦ ability to work collaboratively as well as independently;
♦ understanding of the methods for creating, leading, and managing change in organizations.
Accounting Major for Bachelor of Science*
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 3090 Income Taxi................................................................3
ACC 3300 Introduction to Accounting Systems.........................................3
ACC 3400 Cost Accounting............................................................3
ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I..................................................3
ACC 3520 Intermediate Accounting II.................................................3
Subtotal...............................................................................15
Plus 9 hours from the following courses including at least one 4000 level course:
ACC 3100 Income Tax II..............................................................3
ACC 3110 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).....................................3


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ACC 3200 Governmental Accounting.....................................................3
ACC 3410 Cost Accounting II..........................................................3
ACC 4090 Tax Procedure and Research..................................................3
ACC 4100 Tax Planning................................................................3
ACC 4200 Auditing....................................................................3
ACC 4300 Advanced Auditing...........................................................3
ACC 4510 Advanced Accounting.........................................................3
ACC 4520 Mergers and Acquisitions....................................................3
Total Hours Required for Accounting Major...............................................24
* Students must have a minimum of 90 hours of non-accounting course work for the bachelor's degree.
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 83).......................................34
Business Core (see page 83).................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 83).................................................9
Major in Accounting.........................................................................24
Electives (see page 84).....................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)......................................................................120
Students interested in becoming certified public accountants should be aware that the majority of states require 150 semester hours of education to sit for the uniform CPA examination. MSCD offers classes that satisfy both the 150-hour requirement and Colorado’s “education in lieu of experience” option for certification.
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
Students should consult an accounting faculty advisor to develop an appropriate academic program. A wide variety of internship opportunities are available through the Cooperative Education Office.
Computer Information Systems Degree Program
With a degree in the rapidly expanding area of information systems in the business world, students can look forward to challenging careers in computer information systems.
Mission Statement:
The Computer Information Systems Department delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business information systems education to a diverse student population. We prepare students to analyze, design, develop and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a balance between fundamental information systems concepts and the application of these concepts from a future-oriented perspective.
The Computer Information Systems Department provides undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and quantitative methods to School of Business students, and applied computer courses to students collegewide.
The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty aggressively engages in professional development activities that enhances instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research. We provide service to the institution, the profession and the community at large.
Successful students in the Computer Information Systems program will be able to demonstrate skills and competencies in the following areas:
♦ Computer Information Systems theory and concepts and their application to the functional areas of business;
» problem solving in business organizations;
« Computer Information Systems development methodologies, techniques, and technologies;
* digital computer hardware, systems software, application software, peripheral equipment, network components/installation, and systems configurations;


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♦ decision making by thinking logically and thoroughly;
» teamwork, organization, and management in information systems projects;
♦ Computer Information Systems ethics, the impact of information systems on society, organizations, and individuals in both the domestic and international arenas;
♦ oral and written communication using current technology in a multi-cultural setting.
Students majoring in computer information systems are encouraged to select advanced courses that best meet their needs in areas such as systems analysis, design, and development; programming; database management/administration; data communications; networks/network administration; electronic commerce; Web site development/administration; and management of information systems. Advising for these areas is available from the department chair and individual faculty members.
Computer Information Systems Major for Bachelor of Science
All Computer Information Systems majors are required to satisfy the School of Business bachelor of science program requirements as well as the following.
Required Courses Semester Hours
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach........................3
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems........................................................3
CMS 3230 Telecommunications Systems.........................................................3
Programming Language Group
(includes CMS 3110, CMS 3130, CMS 3145, CMS 3180, CMS 3190, and CMS 3260)...................3
CMS 4050 Systems Analysis and Design........................................................3
Computer Information Systems Capstone Group
(includes CMS 4060, CMS 4070, CMS 4280 and CMS 4410)......................................3
Upper-division CMS Electives................................................................6
Total Hours Required for Computer Information Systems Major...............................24
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 83)......................................34
Business Core (see page 83)................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 83)................................................9
Major in Computer Information Systems......................................................24
Electives (see page 84)....................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum).....................................................................120
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE:
NETWORK SPECIALIST IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position in network support, network administration, network design, and network sales.
CMS 3220 Analysis of Hardware, Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms ..3
CMS 3230 Telecommunication Systems ....................................................3
CMS 3280 LAN and WAN Systems for Business .............................................3
CMS 3290 Micro User Operating Systems..................................................3
CMS 4280 Network Installation and Administration ......................................3
PROGRAMMER/ANALYST IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position as a business application programmer,
programmer/analyst, or junior systems analyst.
CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business........................................3
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach ..............3
CMS 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design...................................3
CMS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNIX ......................................3
CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUI Development Tools............................3


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DATABASE ANALYST
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position as a database programmer or database
analyst.
CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business....................................3
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach ..........3
CMS 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design...........................3
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems ..........................................3
CMS 4060 Advanced Database Management Systems..................................3
USER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position as a help desk/support center special-
ist. It will also prepare an end-user to become the departmental hardware/software expert.
CMS 1080 The World Wide Web, the Internet and Beyond..................................3
CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business...........................................3
CMS 3220 Analysis of Hardware, Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms . .3
CMS 3270 Micro Based Software ........................................................3
CMS 3290 Micro User Operating Systems.................................................3
Economics Degree Program
MSCD’s economics program is not a business program and economics majors do not have the same requirements as other majors in the School of Business. For example, economics majors do not need to take the business core nor the special General Studies required of business majors. Graduates will receive a bachelors of arts degree instead of a bachelor of science degree. Consequently, the economics major requirements are not described in this section but can be found on page 93 of this Catalog.
Finance Degree Program
The finance program prepares students for careers that concentrate on the process of managing the funds of individuals, businesses and governments. Career opportunities are available in the fields of managerial finance and the financial services industry. The field of managerial finance deals with managing the financial affairs of businesses and governments and includes such activities as budgeting, financial forecasting, cash management, credit administration, investment analysis and funds management. Careers in the financial services industry include positions in banks, savings and loans, other financial institutions, brokerage firms, insurance companies and real estate. The most dramatic increase in career opportunities is in personal financial planning, where professionals are needed to provide advice to consumers on the management of their personal financial affairs.
The pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning is foremost in the mission statement of the Department of Finance.
Mission Statement:
The Finance Department of the School of Business at Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business and personal finance education in the metropolitan Denver area appropriate to a diverse student population and modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education and lifelong learning in a society characterized by technological advancements and globalization.
The primary purpose of the Finance Department is the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty of the Finance Department engages in professional development activities that enhance instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the professions and the community at large.
The Finance Department is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board Registered Program. Students successfully completing the required financial planning courses are eligible to take the national Certified Financial Planner examination.
Success in the field of finance is related to these skills:
♦ ability to organize, analyze and interpret numerical and financial data
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♦ proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain complex financial transactions and data to others
♦ knowledge of economics and accounting in addition to finance
Finance Major for Bachelor of Science
Each Finance major must pursue a concentration depending on their interest within the Finance area.
Finance Common Core:
Required Courses Semester Hours
FIN 3010 Financial Markets and Institutions............................................3
FIN 3600 Investments...................................................................3
Subtotal....................................................................................6
General Finance concentration
Required Courses Semester Hours
Finance Common Core.........................................................................6
FIN 3850 Intermediate Finance..........................................................3
FIN 4950 Financial Strategies and Policies.............................................3
Subtotal...................................................................................12
Approved Electives*........................................................................12
Total Hours Required for Finance Major General Finance Concentration**.....................24
* Upper-division finance electives (three must be 4000-level) selected in consultation with and approved by the Finance Department.
**A minimum grade of "C" is required for courses in the major.
Students must select four (4) finance elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department Advisor. Students should consult with their department advisor regarding the possibility of selecting
three (3) business courses among the 20 credit hours of general electives.
Suggested Finance Electives:
FIN 3100 International Money and Finance .............................................3
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .................................................3
FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance .....................................................3
FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreadsheets ........................................3
FIN 4500 Analysis of Financial Statements ............................................3
FIN 4650 Small Business Consulting....................................................3
Financial Services Concentration
Required Courses Semester Hours
Finance Common Core........................................................................6
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .................................................3
FIN 4600 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management...................................3
Subtotal..................................................................................12
Approved Electives*.......................................................................12
Total Hours Required for Finance Major Financial Services Concentration**.................24
* Upper-division finance electives (three must be 4000-level) selected in consultation with and approved by the Finance Department.
**A minimum grade of “C” is required for courses in the major.
Students must select four (4) finance elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department Advisor. Students should consult with their department advisor regarding the possibility of selecting three (3) business courses among the 20 credit hours of general electives.
Suggested Finance Electives:
FIN 3100 International Money and Finance ...................................................3
FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ...........................................................3
FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance............................................................3
FIN 3430 Property and Liability Insurance...................................................3
FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits .........................................3
FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreadsheets ..............................................3
FIN 4400 Estate Planning....................................................................3
FIN 4500 Analysis of Financial Statements ..................................................3


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Real Estate Concentration
Required Courses Semester Hours
Finance Common Core...................................................................6
FIN 3800 Real Estate Practice and Law .................... ...........................3
FIN 3810 Advanced Real Estate Practice and Law..........1...........................3
FIN 3830 Applications in Real Estate Practice...........|...........................3
Subtotal.............................................................................15
Approved Electives*...................................................................9
Total Hours Required for Finance Major ReaI Estate Concentration** ..................24
Students must select three (3) finance elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department Advisor. Students should consult with their department advisor regarding the possibility of selecting three (3) business courses among the 20 credit hours of general electives.
Suggested Finance Electives:
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .......................................................3
FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ...........................................................3
FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance............................................................3
FIN 3430 Property and Liability Insurance...................................................3
FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreadsheets ..............................................3
FIN 4500 Analysis of Financial Statements ................................................3
FIN 4650 Small Business Consulting..........................................................3
FIN 4840 Real Estate Appraisal..............................................................3
FIN 4850 Commercial and Investment Real Estate.............................................3
* Upper-division finance electives (three must be 4000-level) selected in consultation with and approved by the Finance Department.
**A minimum grade of "C" is required for courses in the major.
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 83).........................................34
Business Core (see page 83)..................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 83)..................................................9
Major in Finance.............................................................................24
Electives (see page 84)......................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum).......................................................................120
To earn a Bachelor's degree in finance, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE:
PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING
ACC 3090 Income Tax I .........................................................3
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning (optional) ...............................3
FIN 3600 Investments ..........................................................3
FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance...............................................3
FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits ............................3
FIN 4400 Estate Planning..................................................... 3
Successful completion of these courses also meets the Certified Financial Board of Standards education requirement to become take the national Certified Financial Planner examination. For prerequisites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-3776.
Noncredit FINANCIAL PLANNING FPI Financial Planning Fundamentals FPII Understanding Risk and Insurance FPIII Investment Alternatives FPIV Effective Tax Planning FPV Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits FPVI Estate Planning
Approved by Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards/Approved by Colorado Insurance Commission for Continuing Education Credit
For prerequisites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-6998 or 303-556-3776.


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Noncredit INTERNATIONAL TRADE
CIT 1000 Introduction to World Trade
CIT 2000 Developing an International Business Strategy
CIT 2100 Export Marketing and Promotion
CIT 2200 Cross-Cultural Communications
CIT 2300 Export Finance and Payment Methods
CIT 2400 Business Law for International Trade
CIT 2500 Importing Decisions
CIT 2800 International Transportation and Logistics
For prerequisites and more information call Business Outreach, 303-592-5362.
Management Degree Program
The management program prepares students to pursue a career in human resource management, operations management, entrepreneurship or general management. Effective managers are necessary for organizations to compete in today's global economy. The program consists of required courses that build a conceptual foundation for identifying and solving managerial problems. In addition to acquiring knowledge about business and management, students will develop special skills that are necessary to be an effective manager.
The commitment of the Department of Management is voiced in its mission statement:
Our mission is to provide our diverse body of students with a high quality management and business law education. We believe that teaching and learning in a context of inquisitive, mutually respectful interaction between faculty and students is essential. Through such facilitated interaction, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the process of professional management in a competitive world.
We will direct our individual and joint research efforts in relevant areas of applications of manage-ment/legal theory, instructional techniques and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the importance of providing service to our stakeholders.
Necessary skills the manager should have include:
♦ proficiency in planning, organizing, leading and controlling activities
♦ utilization of problem solving methodology to identify and define organizational problems, devise solutions and implement the solution to achieve desired outcomes
♦ highly developed interpersonal skills
♦ an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively
♦ use of sound methods for making decisions
♦ innovative thinking, self-reliance, creative independent analysis and sensitivity to social and ethical values
Management Major for Bachelor of Science
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship.............................................3
MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Business II.............................................3
MGT 3530 Human Resources Management...................................................3
MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management.........................................3
MGT 3820 International Business.......................................................3
MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior......................................................3
Subtotal.................................................................................18
Plus 6 hours from the following courses:
MGT 3210 Commercial and Corporate Law.................................................3
MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis.................................................3
MGT 4020 Entrepreneurial Creativity...................................................3
MGT 4050 Purchasing and Contract Management...........................................3
MGT 4420 Entrepreneurial Business Planning............................................3
MGT 4550 Project Management...........................................................3
MGT 4610 Labor/Employee Relations.....................................................3
MGT 4620 Appraisal and Compensation...................................................3
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MGT 4650 Managing Productivity.............................................................3
MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity...............................................................3
Total Elective Hours.......................................................................6
Total Hours Required for Management Major...................j............................24
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 83)........j............................34
Business Core (see page 83)...............................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 83)...............................................9
Major in Management.......................................................................24
Electives (see page 84)...................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)....................................................................120
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in management, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
Marketing Degree Program
The marketing program prepares students for career opportunities in such dynamic areas as sales management, distribution, advertising, marketing research, retailing and marketing management.
Our mission is to:
Students - Strive to give our students a first rate education in marketing and business communication (that compares favorably to other business programs in the U.S.). To enhance their respect for and excitement for learning that is consistent with the objectives of the School of Business and The Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Research/Publication - Maintain a research/publication record that is consistent with curricular needs, technological advancements and meets the challenges of globalization while allowing us to contribute to the knowledge-base of our discipline.
Service - Actively participate in various School of Business and MSCD committee activities, regional and national professional organizations and provide our services and expertise to the Denver and regional business community.
In addition to the department’s well-rounded selection of courses, the curriculum offers students a combination of conceptual and applied learning experiences. Through the development of marketing plans, advertising campaigns and marketing research studies, students have the opportunity to work with Den-ver-area businesses on current marketing issues and problems. Students are also exposed to a variety of marketing speakers from the business community. Internship positions are available for marketing students through the Cooperative Education Office.
Marketing careers are challenging and rewarding in a field requiring an in-depth knowledge of products, services and modem information technology. Marketing is a people-oriented profession encompassing both for-profit companies and non-profit organizations. Since today's competition is creating a greater demand for marketing and promotional efforts, the growth rate of the field is expected to increase in the future. People who are successful in marketing are creative, highly motivated, flexible and decisive. They also possess the ability to communicate persuasively both in speaking and writing.
Marketing Major for Bachelor of Science
Required Courses Semester Hours
MKT 3010 Marketing Research.............................................................3
MKT 3310 Consumer Behavior..............................................................3
MKT 3710 International Marketing........................................................3
MKT 4560 Marketing Strategy.............................................................3
Marketing Electives*.......................................................................12
Total Hours Required for Marketing Major...................................................24
* Business Communication courses can be used as business electives, but not as Marketing electives.
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 83).......................................34
Business Core (see page 83).................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 83).................................................9
Major in Marketing..........................................................................24
Electives (see page 84).....................................................................20
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To earn a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
International Business Concentration for business majors only
Students majoring in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing may elect to complete an International Business Concentration (IBC). The concentration provides students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the rapidly changing global business, legal and cultural environment. Graduates with an IBC increase their career choices and will be better prepared to help area businesses compete in an increasingly international market place.
In addition to the major degree program requirements, the concentration includes 18-22 hours in international courses: a 12 hour core and six hours of approved international electives. Some students pursuing an IBC may need more than 120 semester hours of credit to graduate. Interested students should seek an advisor in their major department or dean's office as early in their degree program as possible. Each department has a semester-by-semester planning guide available to assist students in
course choices and sequencing.
International Business Concentration
Required Core Semester Hours
MGT 3820 International Business...........................................................3
ECO 3550 The International Economy........................................................3
MKT 3710 International Marketing..........................................................3
FIN 3100 International Money and Finance*.................................................3
Total Required course hours....................................................................12
Plus 6 hours from the following courses: Semester Hours
ECO 4450 International Trade and Finance..................................................3
ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology............................................3
ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication*....................................................3
ANT 3300 Exploring World Cultures^........................................................3
GEG 1000 World Regional Geography.........................................................3
HIS 2010 Contemporary World History.......................................................3
HIS 3350 Countries/Regions of the World...................................................3
PSC 3030 Introduction to International Relations..........................................3
PSC 3320 International Law^...............................................................3
PSC 3600 Comparative Politics Area Studies................................................3
Intemship/Directed Study4......................................................................3
Total semester hours...........................................................................6
-or-
One full academic year of study of any one foreign language^...................................6-10
Total credit hours.............................................................................18-22
*The Finance Department recommends that students take this course after they have completed ECO 3550 and MGT 3820.
{fulfills the multicultural requirement ^prerequisite: ANT 1310 ^prerequisite: PSC 3030
4three hours maximum and must have significant academic/directed study component and meet all approved School of Business guidelines for internships.
^Foreign language competency gained through other than college credit will be assessed by the Brigham Young University Competency and Placement Examination (CAPE). Contact the assessment/testing center for further details, 303-556-3677.


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Bachelor of Arts Economics Degree Program
The Department of Economics is a non-business degree program housed in the School of Business offering a traditional bachelor of arts degree. Economics is the scientific study of the allocation of scarce or limited resources among competing uses. The study of economics provides specialized and general knowledge of the operation of economic systems and institutions. The bachelor of arts degree program gives students a fundamental knowledge of domestic and foreign economies and the quantitative tools necessary for independent analytical research and thought. Specialized courses develop the student’s ability to apply the tools of economic theory and analysis to a broad range of social, political, and economic issues. Such training is essential for graduates who wish to qualify for positions as professional economists and provides an excellent background for students interested in law school or graduate programs in economics, finance or business.
Our mission statement reflects our commitment.
The Department of Economics at The Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers a high-quality, accessible bachelor of arts program in economics while also providing significant service to the College, the School of Business, and the community by providing accessible and quality general studies courses in the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics. We prepare students for lifelong learning in a complex free civil society; for graduate or professional education in economics, business and legal studies or the law; and for careers in a broad range of private and public activities.
The Department of Economics pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. The faculty of the department engages in scholarly activity that contributes to the literature in applied and basic economic research and other professional activity that enhances quality instruction.
While most positions as a professional economist require graduate training, for someone with a bachelor’s degree employment opportunities are available in national and international business; federal, state and local government; and various nonprofit organizations. In the field of economics, the following competencies are useful:
♦ ability to precisely examine, analyze, and interpret data » sound decision-making abilities
♦ proficiency in oral and written communications
♦ knowledge of economic theory, history, practices and trends
♦ ability to operate and use information derived from computers
♦ knowledge of statistical procedures
♦ interest in economic and political trends
Economics Major for Bachelor of Arts
Required Courses Semester Hours
ECO 2010 Principle of Economics - Macro..............................................3
ECO 2020 Principle of Economics - Micro..............................................3
ECO 3010 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory................)..............................3
ECO 3020 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory...........................................3
ECO 3150 Econometrics................................................................3
ECO 4600 History of Economic Thought (Senior Experience).............................3
Subtotal.................................................................................18
Approved Electives (upper division economics courses)....................................18
Total Hours of Economics required for Economics Major....................................36
Additional requirements:
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences.............................3
-or-
MTH 1410 Calculus 1..................................................................4
(recommended for students interested in graduate work in economics)
Subtotal..............................................................................39-40


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Selected Minor (minimum)..................................................................18
General Studies (minimum).................................................................33
Multicultural requirement*.................................................................3
Electives..............................................................................26-27
Total Hours Required for Bachelor of Arts in Economics...................................120
* Check with an advisor in the Department of Economics regarding electives and the multicultural requirement.
Minors in the School of Business
The School of Business offers nine minors in business and economics. Most minors require 18 credit hours plus prerequisites, if any. These minors (with the exception of economics) are designed primarily for non-business majors. A student may not take more than 30 credit hours in the School of Business without declaring a business major. The acceptance of transfer credits will be governed by standards and policies of the School of Business and its departments.
Students should choose a minor that will help them in their chosen career. The general business minor should be declared after consultation with the associate dean. Other minors should be declared with the help of a faculty advisor or department chair of the appropriate department.
Accounting Minor
The accounting minor offers students a broad-based education in accounting, emphasizing a particular field within this discipline, such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax accounting, or governmental accounting.
The Accounting Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing) before taking upper-division accounting courses. At least 12 hours of accounting courses in the minor must be completed in resi-
dency at MSCD.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I.......................................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II......................................................3
ACC 3090 Income Tax I.....................................................................3
ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I........................................................3
Approved Electives*...........................................................................6
Total Hours Required for Accounting Minor....................................................18
*A student may select any courses in the accounting program or curriculum provided they are approved by the Accounting Department advisor.
Computer Information Systems Minor
This minor will provide a basic understanding of the concepts, current methodology, and rapid changes in the design, development, and use of computer-oriented systems for businesses and organizations.
Required Courses Semester Hours
CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.......................................3
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach
-or-
CMS 3270 Microbased Software......................................................3
CMS 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design..............................3
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems..............................................3
Approved CMS 3000-Level Electives*.....................................................6
Total Hours Required for CMS Minor.....................................................18
* Approved electives are selected in consultation with and approved by a Computer Information Systems Department advisor.
Economics Minor
The economics minor provides students with an opportunity to acquire a general knowledge of the operation of economic systems and institutions, as well as the quantitative tools necessary for analytical
research and thought.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro.................................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro.................................................3
Approved Electives *...................................................................12
Total Hours Required for Economics Minor...............................................18
* Approved electives are upper-division economics courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Economics Department.


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Finance Minor
This minor offers a broad-based education in finance, emphasizing a particular field within this discipline, such as personal financial planning, investments, managerial finance, financial institutions, or international finance.
For the finance minor, the student must have completed ACC 2010 and ACC 2020 (or the equivalent) and ECO 2010 and ECO 2020, which may be applied to the student’s General Studies or elective requirements as applicable. The Finance Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing) prior to taking upper-division finance courses. A minimum grade of “C” is required in all finance minor courses.
At least 12 hours of finance courses must be completed in residency at MSCD to satisfy the require-
ments of the minor.
Required Courses Semester Hours
FIN 3010 Financial Markets and Institutions...............................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance...............................................................3
FIN 3600 Investments.................................................................... 3
Approved Electives*...........................................................................9
Total Hours Required for Finance Minor........................................................18
*A student may select any courses in the finance program or curriculum provided they are approved by a Finance Department advisor.
General Business Minor
Students minoring in general business must take ECO 2010 and ECO 2020. These hours may be part of the student’s General Studies requirements. In addition to the required 24 credit hours below, students may take up to 6 additional credit hours within a specific business discipline for a total not to exceed 30 credit hours within the School of Business. If a student wishes to enroll in business courses beyond
30 hours, the student must declare a major with the School of Business.
Prerequisites credits may be applied to General Studies Semester Hours
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics - Macro..............................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics - Micro..............................................3
MTH 1310 Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences....................3
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I...................................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II.................................................3
CMS 2010 Principles of Information Systems............................................3
CMS 2300 Business Statistics..........................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance...........................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I..............................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management....................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing......................................................3
Minimum Total Hours Required for General Business Minor
(not to exceed 30 credit hours).............................................................24
International Business Minor
This minor is intended for non-business majors so that they may add some study in business from an international perspective to their degree programs. Contact the School of Business Dean’s Office for
obtaining an advisor.
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 1010 Accounting for Non-Business Majors*............................................3
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro*.................................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro*.................................................3
MGT 3820 International Business.........................................................3
Subtotal....................................................................................12
Choose at least 6 hours from:
MGT 3000 Organizational Management......................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing........................................................3
FIN 3010 Financial Markets and Institutions.............................................3
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Choose at least 6 hours from:
ECO 3550 The International Economy............................................................3
FIN 3100 International Money and Finance......................................................3
MKT 3710 International Marketing**............................................................3
Subtotal...........................................................................................6
Total Hours Required for International Business Minor..............................................24
*This course has been approved for General Studies, Level II, Social Sciences, credit.
**MKT 3000 is a prerequisite
Management Minor
The management minor prepares individuals for the important tasks of supervising others, working in teams and taking on additional responsibilities in their field of interest.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGT 3000 Organizational Management..................................................3
MGT 3530 Human Resources Management.................................................3
MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management.......................................3
MGT 3820 International Business.....................................................3
MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior....................................................3
Choose 3 hours from:
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I ...........................................3
MGT 2500 Small Business Management .................................................3
MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship ..........................................3
MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis ..............................................3
MGT 4610 Labor/Employee Relations...................................................3
MGT 4620 Appraisal and Compensation ................................................3
MGT 4640 Employee Training Development..............................................3
MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity*.......................................................3
Total Hours Required for Management Minor..............................................18
* This course has been approved as a Multicultural and Senior Experience course.
It is recommended that in order to achieve a broader understanding of business, non-business major students minoring in management should consider taking as general electives MGT 1000 (Introduction of Business) and/or ACC 1010 (Accounting for Non-Business Majors).
Marketing Minor
The marketing minor provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of business and sufficient familiarity with marketing skills to work in a business environment.
Required Courses Semester Hours
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing..................................................3
MKT 3010 Marketing Research.......................................................3
MKT 2040 Managerial Communications................................................3
MKT 3310 Consumer Behavior........................................................3
MKT 4520 Seminar in Marketing Management..........................................3
Approved Electives*....................................................................3
Total Hours Required for Marketing Minor...............................................18
* Approved electives are selected in consultation with and approved by a Marketing Department advisor.


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School of Letters, Arts and Sciences
The mission of the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences is to provide a place of teaching and learning that honors both tradition and imagination, one that respects the past and prepares people to be successful participants and leaders in the present as they help to shape the future.
The School of Letters, Arts and Sciences offers programs of study in humanities and in social, natural, and mathematical sciences. The programs prepare students for careers, graduate work, and lifelong learning.
The school offers more than 30 major and minor programs through 19 departments and the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services. The faculty teach the majority of the General Studies Program and help prepare students to be teachers. In addition, they arrange internships and other applied educational experiences in state and local agencies, business, industry, and the media.
Through centers, the school advances educational and social goals:
• The Family Center provides a wide range of education, training, and research on policies related to family issues.
• The Center for Mathematics, Science and Environmental Education leads the effort to reform science and mathematics education in Colorado. The center contributes to systemic change in education by building cooperative programs with other colleges and universities, public schools, and the Colorado Department of Education. The center is the focal point for the Colorado Alliance for Science, a statewide alliance. The Center also develops programs and services for students from underrepresented groups in the areas of mathematics, science and environmental education. Currently, the center is a site for the Colorado Alliance for Minority Participation (CO-AMP) and offers tutoring and mentoring services to these students. The Colorado Alliance for Science, a statewide alliance of universities, offers assistance and support to students and teachers to strengthen the community’s interest in science and mathematics.
• The Golda Meir Center for Political Leadership is a nonpartisan, educational project designed to foster greater public understanding of the role and meaning of leadership at all levels of civic life, from community affairs to international relations.
African American Studies Department
The African American Studies Department offers a range of courses in African American studies that present the dimension of the black experience in this country. These courses encompass and afford a comprehensive understanding of the African heritage. They present African links and potential; contributions of black people in the growth and development of the United States; black culture and lifestyles; the black community; political activity and potential; religious development and importance; community service and resource assistance; and prognosis and potential for social change. The courses may apply in the General Studies requirements and as electives for graduation.
The major in African American Studies, which leads to a bachelor of arts degree, and the minor program must be planned in consultation with the chair of the African American Studies Department. Before declaring African American Studies as a major, the student must consult with the African American Studies Department chair.
African American Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts
Required Courses Semester Hours
AAS 1010 Introduction to African American Studies.........................................3
AAS 1130 Survey of African History (HIS 1940).............................................3
AAS 2000 Social Movements and the Black Experience (SOC 2000).............................3
AAS 3300 The Black Community (SOC 3140)...................................................3
AAS 3700 Psychology of Racism and Group Prejudice (PSY 3700)..............................3
AAS 4850 Research Seminar in African American Studies.....................................3
Subtotal.....................................................................................18
Select one from the following:
MUS 2010 Topics in Ethnic Music: Variable Title...........................................3
ART 3040 African Art......................................................................3
AAS 3240 African American Literature (ENG 3240)...........................................3
Subtotal......................................................................................3


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Campus Locations 120th St. Colfax t J: 0 z Englewood/Denver Tech Center Metro Stat e South Triad North Building Metro State North Northglenn 1 -70 Downtown Denver 1-25 Orchard Rd. * State Capitol

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MAJORS AND PROGRAMS B U SINESS P a g e SOCIAL SCIENCES Page A ccounting ..................... .... ............ . ........ 84 A f r i c a n Am e r i c a n Studies .......... ....... ....... 98 Computer Information S ystems ... . . ......... 85 Anthropology ...... . .... ....... ........ . . . ............. 99 Economics .................... . ....... .... . . . . .... . ....... 93 B e havioral Science ...... .......................... 1 02 Fina nce . . ............................. . .................... 87 Chican o Studies .. .. ...... ............. ...... ...... . 1 09 Management .... . ............ . . . .............. . .... . ... . 90 History ..... .......... . ............................ ...... 123 M arketing .............. . ................ . ................ 91 Politica l S cienc e .... . ...................... . .... . ... 150 Psycho logy .................................... . ...... . 1 52 HUMANITIES Soci a l Work ............................................ 154 Art ......................... . ................................ 99 Soc iology .................................... . ......... 161 E nglish ...... . ........................... ....... . ........ 113 Women ' s St u d ie s . ....... . .... . ......... ... .... . ..... 169 J ournal ism ............ ... ............................... 126 Modern Languages .......... .. .................... 139 TECHNOLOGY Music ................... . ........... . .................... 143 Aviation Mana geme n t ............................ 1 7 6 Music Education ........... ................... . .... . 144 Aviatio n T echnology .............................. 178 Philos oph y ....................................... . .... 148 Civi l Engineering T ech nology ................ 183 Spanis h ( Modern L anguages} ... ..... ........ 163 E l ectrica l E ngineering T echno logy .... .... 185 Speec h Communication ........................ 164 Indu st r ial D esign ...... . ............................ . 208 Mecha n ic a l Engineering Technology ...... 211 PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS Surveyi n g and M a p p ing ........................ 216 Criminal Justice and Cr i m inology ........ .. 184 Tech n ica l Communication s .. .................. 232 Health Care Management.. .................... 190 Hospitality, Meeti ng and Travel SPECIAL PROGRAMS Administration .................................. 19 2 Individual i zed D egree Progr a m .......... 1 0 , 47 Human Performance and Sport.. ............ 197 PreDental ..................... . ................ 1 02, 10 6 Human Serv i ces .... . ............................... 203 PreLaw ......... . ................................ 106, 151 Leisure Stud ies .............. .. ...... ................ 209 PreM e d ....................................... . 1 02 , 10 6 Nursing .......... ... ................... .................. 2 1 2 P re Veter inarian ....................... ..... 1 02 , 10 6 Teacher Education ........ . .... ...... ............. 22 1 SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS B iology .................................................. 1 02 Chem istry .............. . ............................... 1 06 Compute r S c ience ........... ....................... 11 0 Env i ronmental Science .......................... 118 Land Use ............... ... .............................. 128 M athematics ................... ... .... . .......... . .... 134 CAT 1999 TO 2000 I1SCO CA 03/ 19/99 111111111 1 111111111 1 1111111111 Meteorology . ..................................... . ... 138 Physics ................................ . ............. . ... 149 OPI 9786900 145072 7155 $3.00 THE METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER Camp u s B ox 1 6 • P.O. B ox 1 73362 • Oenve l' , C O 802 1 7-3362 • www. mscd . edu

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WELCOME The Metropolitan State College of Denver Thi s catalog contains comprehensive information about The Metropolitan State College of Den v er , the degrees and programs it o ff ers , and the requirements that must be satisfied before receiving a degree. This publication describes admissions and registration procedures, as well as services offered by the college. General information on tuition and fees , fmancial aid packages and procedures are also covered. Possible chang es of the information in thi s c atalog. The programs , po li cies, state m ents and procedures conta i ned in this publication are subject to c han ge o r co r rectio n b y the co ll ege wit h out prior not ice. The Metropo lit a n State Coll ege of D e n ve r r eserves the rig h t t o withdraw co u rses; revise th e aca d emic ca l endar ; or change c ur ric ulum , g r a d ua t io n p r oce du res , require m e n ts and policies that apply to students at any ti me. C h a n ges w ill become effective whenever the p roper authorities so deter mine. This publicatio n is n o t int ende d t o be a co ntra c t betwee n the student a n d T h e Metropo li tan State Coll ege of D e n ve r . H owever , stude nt s a r e bound by the pol icies , proced u res, standar d s a n d requireme nts stated he r ein, so l ong as the y are in effect.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS T AB LE O F C O NTEN T S (See alphabetical ind ex for spec ific t op i cs) The College and Mission Statement .................................... 5 Academic Calendar . . ............. .................................. 7 Degrees and Program s ............................. .................. 8 Basic Degree Requirements ............... ........................... 12 Admis ions ...................................................... 16 Enrollment ...................................................... 23 Registration ..................................................... . 23 Tuition and Fees .................................................. 24 Financial Aid .................................................... 27 Services and Programs for Student s . . . . ................................ 31 Student Life . .................................................... 38 Alternative Credit Options ........... ............................... .41 Special Academic Programs ........................................ .47 General Studies Program .. .......................................... 50 Additional Graduation R equirements (Multicultural and Senior Experience) ..... 58 Academic Policies and Procedures .................................... 62 Student Right s and Respon s ibiliti es .................................... 69 School of Busines s ............................. .......... . ........ 79 School of Letters , Arts and Science s ................................... 97 School of Profes sio nal Studie s ....................................... 173 Cour e Description s .............................................. 238 Tru stee s of the State College in Colorado .......................... . . .430 Officers of Admini stra tion .......................................... 430 Faculty . .......... ............................................ .435 Alphabetical Index .............................................. .446 Auraria Campus Map ................................. .Inside Front Cover Extended Campus Location Map ........................ .Inside Back Cove r Produ ce d by: The Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of College Communications 2001

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GENERAL INFORMATION 5 GENERAL INFORMATION THE COLLEGE The Metropolitan tate College of Denver is the largest pub l ic four-year college in the United States . The college offers arts and sciences, professional and business cour es and program to a diverse stu dent population. Excellence in teaching and learning is M CD's primary objective. The college's mission is to provide high-quality, acce sible, enriching education that prepare stu dent s for uccessful careers , postgraduate educatio n and lifelon g learning in a multicultural , g lobal and tech nological soc iety . The college fulfills its mission b y working in partnership with the community at lar ge and by fostering an atmosp here of scholarly inquiry , c reative activity and mutual respect within a diverse campus community. More than thirty years ago, the state legislature created MSCD as Colorado' s urban "College of Oppor tunity." Since then it has occupied an important nich e in the state's system of higher e ducation , because , by statute, it was de sig ned to b e unique. MSCD is required to serve adult student . First-time college student who are 20 years of age or older and hold a GED or high school diploma are automatically admitted to MSCD , irre spective of their academic record . MSCD is required to serve traditional-aged tudents of all l eve l s of achievement and potential. As a re su.lt, the college enrolls a rich mix of recent high school graduates, man y with excellent grades and test sco res and others with more modest achievement. MSCD is required to be acces ible to all citizens. That is why tuition has been and remain among the lowest in the state. The college's role and miss i on are rooted in a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. MSCD gra du ates praise facu l ty for their attention to tea ching an d willingness to help stu dent s s ucceed . According to a survey of college and university alumni conducted for the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE), MSCD alumni ranked the college number one in meeting their educational goal . In fact , 99 percent of the college's graduates aid MSCD's programs and curriculum met their goals . The college awards bachelor of science , bachelor of arts and bach e lor of fine arts de grees. Students can c h oose from 48 major s and 74 minor offere d through three schools: Bu siness; Letters , Arts and Sci ences ; an d Profe sional Studies. Program s range from the traditional di ciplines, suc h as history and biology, to contempor ary fields of study, such as Chicano stu die s and health care management. The col lege offers several bachelor's degree programs unique in Co lorado , including aviation management, health care management , land use , meteorology, and surveying and mapping . Students may also design their own degree through the Individualized Degree Pr ogram . ST D E TS As an urban college comm itted to serving the local community , MSCD attracts tudents from a diver e mixture of age groups, soc ioeconomic classes, ethnic backgrounds and lifesty l es. The college's cur riculum an d philo ophy reflect that diversity and enrich the urban experience . Current enrollment is 17,504. Students range in age from 16 to 80 with a median age of 23. Ethrtic minorit ies make up 24 percent of the stu dents . About 55 percent of stu dents are enrolled fullt ime and 80 percent work full-or part-time . Sixteen per cent are traditional s tudents , beginnin g college before age 20, while 84 percent repre sen t nontraditional age groups. inety-three percent of stude nt re si d e in the six counties of the Denver metropolitan area : Adam s ............... 12% Denver ............. . 30 % Arapahoe .......... ... 20% Douglas ............... 5 % B oulder ............... 3% Jefferson ............. 23% FAC LTY MSCD has nearly 400 full-time faculty . Professors are rna ter teachers, recruited and evaluated for their ability to teach and engage student . All classes are taught by academic instruc tor s. A a culturally diver e team of academicians, 3 7 percent of full-time faculty are women and 18 percent repre ent ethnic minorities.

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6 GE N ERAL IN F ORMATION The MSCD faculty is among the most productive in the state . In I 996, the CCHE reported that each full-time faculty member was responsible for teaching 2 I . 5 credit hours , which is at least 9 credit hours more than the number taught at Colorado's two large t universities. The college also brings real-world education into the clas room by hiring part-time faculty who work in the Denver metropolitan community and u e their expertise and experience in the arts , business , com munications , law , politics , the sciences and technology in their teaching. Ttu : CAMPU ES The Metropolitan State College of Denver is located at the Auraria Higher Education Center, a 127-acre campus in downtown Denver at Speer Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue . The Community College of Denver and the University of Colorado at Denver share the facilities with MSCD. The campus includes more than one million square feet of space for cia srooms laboratories and offices. Some administrative offices are located in re tored Victorian homes in Denver 's historic inth Street Park located on the Auraria site. The campus also features a child care center, a comprehensive library housing 731, 000 volumes, and one of the most unu ual student union facilities in the country in the historic Bavarianstyle Tivoli Brewery Building . Excellent physical fitness facilities include a block-long physical education/events center with a swi mming pool , weight room , game courts, dance studios and event seating for 3,000. The Auraria Higher Education Center's proximity to downtown Denver enables student and faculty to u se the community as a learning laboratory and to connect clas room theory to the cultural, economic , social, and political practices of the city . The college also has two satellite campus ite operated by the Extended Campus Program. Metro South, located at 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard in Arapahoe County, serves the south , southeast, and outhwest metropolitan areas. Metro orth , located at 11990 Grant Street in Adam s County , serves the north , northeast , and northwest areas . Each site is located 14 miles from the Auraria campus along the 1 -25 corridor. A variety of courses are offered during the evening and on Saturdays on the Auraria campus and at Metro South and Metro orth. Twenty-four degree programs can be completed entirely by taking courses scheduled during the evenings and weekends . MSCD offers classes in traditional formats as well a telecourses , online courses and correspondence courses. General information about these pro grams can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or the Academic Advising Center. The Class S c hedule clearly identifies all evening and weekend course . DI TANCE EDUCATION OPTIONS MSCD offers seve ral options for distance education : online courses , hybrid courses, telecourses, and correspondence courses. Online education is the fastest growing distance education option at MSCD with almost 2500 students regi tering for one or more online classes during the Spring 200 I semester . MSCD's online courses tend to be small and highly interactive for both instructors and students. A student can complete General Studies online as well as several majors , minors , and certificates. Please check with academic advisors and visit the MSCD web site for more specific information about the online learning environment, sug gested computer equipment , and other online services that are offered by the College (www . mscd . edu).

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GENERAL INFORMATION 2001-2002 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2001 FALL SEMESTER Registration ............................................. April 2-August 17 Orientation• ............................................. April 3-August 17 Classes start ........................................... . Monday, August 20 Application for Graduation Deadline ........................... Friday, August 31 Labor Day (campus closed) .............................. Monday , September 3 Wednesday before Thanksgiving (cam pus open, no classes) .. Wednesday , November 21 Thanksgiving Day (campus closed) ....................... Thursday, November 22 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) ............ Friday, November 23 Classes end ..................................... . . .... Saturday, December 8 Final exams begin ..................................... Monday, December 10 Final exams end ...................................... Saturday, December 15 Commencement (tenta tive** ) ............................. Sunday, December 16 2002 SPRING SEMESTER Registration ....................................... Midovember-January 15 Orientation* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ovember-January II Martin Luther King , Jr . Day (campus open, no cia ses) ........... Monday , January 2 1 Classes start ......... . ............................. .... Tuesday , January 22 Application for Graduation Deadline .......................... Friday, February I Spring Break ...... . ............. . ............. Monday-Saturday, March 25-29 Classes end . ............................................. Saturday, May II Final exams begin ......................................... Monday, May 13 Final exams end ............ .............................. Saturday, May 18 Commencement (tenta tive** ) ................................. Sunday , May 19 2002 SUMMER SEMESTER Registration ................................................. April-May 24 Orientation* ................................................ April-May 25 Memorial Day (campus closed) ............................... Monday, May 27 Classes start .................................... . . . ...... . Tuesday , May 28 Application for Graduation Deadline ............................. Friday, June 7 Independence Da y (ca mpus closed) ............................. Thursday, July 4 Classes end .............................. . .............. Saturday , August 3 2002 FALL SEMESTER Registration ................... ....................... ..... April-August 16 Orientation• ................ . ............................. April-August 16 Classes start ..................... . ................. . . ... Monday, August 19 Labor Day (camp u s closed) .............................. Monday, September 2 Wednesday before Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) .. Wednesday , November 27 Thanksgiving Day (ca mpu s closed) ....................... Thursday, November 28 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open , no classes) ............ Friday, November 29 Classes end ..................................... .... . . Saturday, December 7 Final exams start ....................................... Monday, Decemb er 9 Fina l exams end ...................................... Saturday, De cember 14 *For orientation, call 303-556-6931 **Call 303-556-6226 to confirm time and location for comme ncement.

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8 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS DEGREES AND PROGRAMS The Metropolitan State College of Denver is organized into three sc h ools. The sc hool s are listed below with the majors and minors offered by each. The curriculum requir ements for eac h of the programs are described in the Catalog in the special sectio n s prepared by each school. Programs marked with an asterisk (*) do not require comp l etion of a minor. Major Minor Degree School of Business Accounting* .........................•......... .X . ...... x ...... B.S. Compu t e r Information Systems* . ................... .X ...... . x ...... B . S . Eco nomic s ..................................... X . . . .... x ... ... B .A. Finance* ....................................... X . ...... x ...... B .S. General Business . . . ............................ . . . . . ..... x International Busine ss ............... . . . . . . . ............... x Management* ................................... X ....... x ...... B .S. Marketing* ..................................... X ....... x .... . . B .S. School of Letters, Arts and Sciences African American Studies .......................... X ....... x An thropology ................................... X ....... x ...... B .A. Art* ......................................... .X ....... x .... B . F .A. Behavior a l Science .............................. .X .............. B .A. Biology ................................ ........ X . ...... x .. B .A./B.S. Chemi stry . .................... . ......... ...... . X ....... x .. B.A./B .S. C hic a n o Studies ................................. X ....... x ...... B .A. Computer Scienc e ........................ . ...... .X ....... x ...... B . S . C riminali stics .......... . ...................•....... . . . . . x Eng l ish ....................................... .X . . . . . . . x ...... B.A . Environme ntal Science* .... . ..... . ............... .X .............. B.S . Environmental Studies . .................................... x Family Support in Soci a l Work .........•.................... x French ............................•.... . ............... x Geography ......... . ........... ...................... . . . x Geology . .......................................... . . . . . x German .......................... . . ................... . x History .... . ..... . ............................. X ....... x ...... B.A. Interdisciplinary Lega l Studi es ............ . .................. x Journalism .................................... .X .... . . . x ...... B .A. Language a nd Lingui stics .................................. x Land Use* ..................................... X .......... B .A ./B.S. Mathematics . .......................... . . . ...... X ....... x . . B .A./B.S. M eteo rolo gy .................................... X .. ..... x ...... B .S. Modem Languages* .............................. X .............. B .A. Music ...................... . . ......... ........ X ....... x . . B .A./B.M Music Ed u cation* ................................ X ............. . B .A. Native American Studies .................... . .............. x Philosophy ..................................... X ....... x ... ... B .A. Phy s i cs ........................................ X ....... x .. B.A./B . S . Politica l S c i ence ................ . ................ X ....... x ..... . B .A. Ps ycho logy ............ ..... . ................... X ....... x ..... . B .A. Publi c Administration ..................................... x Public Relations ........................ ................ .. x Socia l Work * .................................. .X ....... x ...... B.S. Sociology ...................................... X ....... x ...... B .A. Spanish (Modem Languages) .............. . . . ...... X ....... x ...... B .A. Speech Communication ................... ... ..... X . . . .... x ...... B .A. Speech , Languag e, Hearin g Sciences .......... ................ x Theatre ................................................ x Theoretical Phy sics ....................................... x Ur ban Studies . .... ...................................... x Women's Studies (Institute for Women's Studies and Service s) .............. ........................... . x

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Major Minor Degree School of Prof e ssional S tudi es Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics ... . . .......•............ x Aviation Management ............................. X ....... x ...... B . S . Aviation Technology ..... ........ . ......... ...... X ....... x ...... B.S . Bilingual/Bicultural Education ..................... .......... x Civil Engineering Technology + .................... . X .............. B.S. Criminal Justice and Criminology* ................... X ....... x ...... B .S. Early Childhood Education ................................. x Electrical Engineering Technology + ........... ....... X ....... x . . .... B.S . Elementary Education ..................................... x Gerontology ............................................. x Health and Safety ... ..................................... x Health Care Management (upper-division) ............ .X ....... x . . . ... B.S. Holistic Health & Wellness Education Multi-Minor ............... x Hospitality , Meeting and Travel Administration* ....... .X .............. B.A . Hotel Administration ...................................... x Human Performance and Sport .......... . . . ........ .X ....... x ...... B . A . Human Services* ................................ X ....... x ...... B . S . Industrial Design* ............................... X .............. B.A . Leisure Studies .................................. X . ...... x ...... B.A . Mechanical Engineering Technology + ................ X ....... x ...... B.S. Meeting Administration ...................... .............. x Nursing (upper-division for RNs)* ................ . . . X .............. B.S. Parent Education ......................................... x Private Pilot ............ ................................. x Reading ................................................ x Restaurant Administration ..... .......................... ... x Secondary Education ........ . ............................. x Special Education/Gifted Education ........................... x Surveying and Mapping ........................... X ....... x ...... B.S. Teacher Licensing: Early Childhood, Elementary, Special Education, K-12 , and Secondary Technical Communications ......................... X .... . . . x ...... B .A. Travel Administration ..................................... x Oth e r Individualized Degree Program ..................... .X ....... x .. B.A ./B. S . +Co n ce ntration may replace the minor .

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10 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Individualized Degree Program The Individualized Degree Program offers students the opportunity to design a major or a minor to meet their specific educational goals when those goals cannot be met other by majors and minors currently offered by the College. Each student works closely with an advisor in the Center for Individualized Learning and a faculty mentor to design a coherent program of study to meet the student's specific edu cational objectives . Each student's proposed program shal.l be approved by the department chair from which the majority of credit is drawn and by the dean of the appropriate School. All requirements for any bachelor's degree from the college apply. Either a bachelor of arts or a bache l or of science degree in Individualized Studies may be sought. Specific information and assistance is available from the Center for tndividualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. See page 47 of this Cat alog for more information. Acc reditations / Approvals The Metropolitan State College of Denv er is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 orth LaSalle St. , Suite 2400, Chicago , lL 60602-2504, 1-800-621-7440) . Individual academic programs within the following areas are accredited or approved by the following agencies: lt'rol!ram Accre dita ion'Aoorov a Al!e nc v Colorado State Board of Accountancy !Aerospace Science•• Council on Aviation Accreditation benter for Addiction Studies** Colorado Department of Health American Chemical Society Engineering Technology* Technology Accreditation Commission of the AccreditaIJo!ectrical Engineering Technology* tion Board for Engineering and Technology , Inc . !Mechanical Engineering Technology* Ill Market Place, Suite I 050; Baltimore , MD 21202-4012 Phone : 410-347-7700 Fax: 410-625-2238 www.abet.o r2 !Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 II th Street, NW, 4th Floor Washington, D .C. 20001-4510 Phone : 202-638-1448 Fax: 202-638-3429 www . AUPHA.onz: email: AUPHA@AUPHA.onz Human Performance , Sport and Leisure Studies* National Park Association/ American Association for Leisure and Recreati on !Human Services•• Council for Standards in Human Services Education !Music* National Association of Schools of Music !Nursing* National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) 61 Broadway-33rd Floor; ew York, ew York 10106 212-363-5555 Ext. 153 Social Work* Council on Social Work Education reacher Education• a tiona! Counci l for Accreditation of Teacher Education ; Colorado Department of Education • Accreditation **Approval

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Certificates of Completion DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1 I Certificate programs provide opportunities to successfully complete a series of five to eight academic credit courses that focus on a particular area of career interest. Each ce rtifi cate program is de sign ed to stan d alone or merge with your degree program major or minor . The certificate title and date of award will appear on your transcript. The certificate program i s coordinated b y the Office of Exten ded Education , 303-741-6394 . CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Databa se Analyst ..................................................... 87 Network Specialist in Information Sy s tem s ................. . ................ 86 Noncredit Financial Planning ...........................•............. ... 89 Noncredit lntemational Trade ............................................ 90 Personal Financial Planning ......................................... . ... 89 Programmer / Analyst in Informati o n Sy terns ................................ 86 User Support Specialist . . ............................................... 87 SCHOOL OF LEITERS. ARTS AND SerE CES Basic Competency in French ......................... . .... .... .......... 143 Basic Competency in German ............ ............................. .. 143 Ba s ic Competency in Spanish ........................................... 143 Career and Personal Developm ent ..................... . ........ .......... 171 Family Support in Social Work (seve n concentrations available) ................. 160 Geographic Information System s .................................... ... . 133 German Translation .................................................. 142 Gerontology (Li beral Arts Orientation ) .................................... 189 Public Administration ................................................. 152 Spanish Translation Program ............ . .............................. 143 SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Activities Assistant for Older Adults .................... .................. 202 Aquatics Assistant .................................................... 202 Coaching .......................................................... 202 Conditioning Specialist ................................................ 203 Corporate Video Production ........... .............. . . .... ............. 237 Extended Day Activities Aide . .... .... .................................. 2 02 Gerontology (Professional Servic es Orientation ) ............... . . ........... . 1 89 High Risk Youth ......................................... . . .......... 207 International Technical Writ i n g ........ .......... ....................... . 236 Literacy Ins tructor ................. ... ................................ 2 1 6 Multimedia Production ................................................ 237 onprofit Administration .. ......... , ................ ............ . . . ... 209 Officiating ...................... . ............... . . ........... . .... . 203 Recreation Assistant .................................................. 202 Technical Writing and Editing .......... . ...... ......................... 237

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12 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS BASIC DEGREE REQillREM EN TS Students are re pon ible for full knowledge of the provision and regulations pertaining to their pro gram contained in this Catalog and elsewhere. The final responsibility for completing the require ments for a degree rests with the students and it is recommended that they eek advice. Students should never assume that they have approval to deviate from a stated requirement without a properly igned statement to that effect. Please refer to the Academic Po l icies and Procedure section in this Catalog. REQ UIREMENTS F OR ALL B ACHEL OR 'S DEGREES To earn a bachelor of science, a bachelor of arts , or a bachelor of fine arts degree, a student must sat isfy the following minimum requirements , plus any others stipulated for the degree for which a student is a candidate. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog. • Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cum u lative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all course work. • Complete at least 40 semester hours in upper-division co u rses (3000and 4000-leve l courses). • Complete all General Studies requirements listed for t h e d egree and major. • Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requireme nt. • Complete a three-hour Senior Experience cour e requirement. This course must be taken at MSCD . • Complete one subject major consisting of not less than 30 emester hours. With certain exceptions (see the Degrees and Programs ection on page 8 of this Catalog) complete a minor consisting of at least 18 semester hours. If a student completes two majors , the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentration under one major does not constitute the completion of two majors . Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. Coursework used to meet requireme nts for one major or minor may not be used to meet requirements for another major or minor. Students may not major and minor in the same discipline and are encouraged to obtain verification from an advisor if uncertainty exists. • Complete all special requirements of a department and school. • Achieve a cumulative GPA of2. 0 or higher in all MSCD courses that satisfy the req u ire ments for the major, and for all MSCD courses that sat i sfy requirements for a minor . Stu dents should check with an advisor for special GPA program requirements. • File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following d ead lines: Fall 2001-August 31, 2001; Spring 2002 February l, 2002; Summer 2002 June 7 , 2002. • Academic residency (classroom credit) requirement : • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hour of classroom credit at MSCD, including the last 12 semester hours applicable to the degree . • Complete at least 8 upper-divi ion (3000and 4000-level cour es) semester hours of the major and 3 upper-division semester hours of the minor at MSCD (classroom credit). • Students should be aware that University of Colorado at Denver pooled courses will satisfy academic residence requirements at MSCD . To use an MSCD-UCD pooled course for the Ia t 12 hours residency requirement a student mu t (I) complete a minimum of30 hours credit at MSCD prior to graduation and (2) obtain permission from the major or minor department prior to taking a pooled course to use it to meet a requirement in the major or minor program. • Courses taken interinstitutionally at one of the other state colleges will N O T satisfy the academic residence requirement at MSCD.

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1 CREDI T LIMITATIONS • No more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward gradu ation requirements (see page 238 of this Catalog). • No more than 30 semester hours taken by correspondence may be applied toward a bachelor's degree . • o more than 4 semester hours in human performance and leisure activity or varsity sports courses will be counted toward a bachelor's degree for students who are not majoring in human performance , sport and leisure studies. • No more than 7 semester hours in music ensemble courses will be counted toward a bachelor's degree for students who are not majoring in music . REQUIREMENT S F OR A SECO N D D E GRE E For an additional bachelor's degree, students must comply with the following : • The first bachelor's degree must be recognized by MSCD. • General Studies will be considered complete unless deficiencies exist according to the major department. • Stu d ents must complete aU requirements for a new major with a minimum of eight MSCD classroom upper-division semester hours in the major department. • Stu d ents do n ot need to complete a min or unless specifically required by the major department for the contemplated degree. • Students must satisfy the Multicultural and Senior Experience course requirements for the second degree. • Students must spend at least two additional semesters in residence. • Students must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of MSCD classroom credit after the awarding of the previous degree . • Credit limitations for a bachelor's degree also apply to the second degree . • An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the dead l ine stipu l ated in the Class Schedule . GRADUATIO N C HEC KLIST Students who anticipate completing all degree requirements within the next two semesters should review the following sections of this Catalog : Requirements for All Bachelor Degrees ; Academic Poli cies and Procedures (pertaining to Curriculum , Advising and Program Planning [CAPP], Graduation , D iplomas and Commencement, and Honors and Awards). After stude nts have completed 90 earned credit hours at MSC D , including approved transfer credits, they sho u l d req uest a CAPP Compliance Report from their major departme nt. After reviewing the CAP P rep ort with their facu l ty a d visor (major and mino r), if any adjustments are n eeded, the depart me n t will su b mit an adjustme n t form to the Office of the Registrar. Once adjustments are made, a n updated Compliance Report will be mailed to the student. Application for Graduation: File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar (C I 05) by the following deadlines: for Fall 200 I graduation, file by August 31, 200 I ; for Spring 2002 graduation, file by February I , 2002 ; and for Summer 2002 graduation , file by June 7, 2002. Students should file an Application for Graduation only if they will complete all degree requirements that semester .

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14 GENERAL STUDIES After submitting an Application for Graduation , the tudent will be considered a candidate for gradua tion fo r that semester. The stu dent will receive information a b out the final steps in the graduation process and the commencement ceremony . As candidates for graduation , tudents will receive another CAPP Compliance Report that will indicate any problems in their graduation status . Stu dents should ensure that the correct address is on file with the Office of the Registrar . There is a commencement ceremony at the en d of the fall and spring s emesters. Graduates a re encour aged to attend one of the two ceremonies. The commencemen t program lists candidates , degree, and degree ho n ors , if any . Although there is no commencement ceremony in the urnmer , students can still graduate. Summer candidates are asked to attend the fall commencement ceremony. Their names, degrees a nd honors, if any , will appear only in the fall commencement program. Check MSCD's web site for complete, up-to-date information about commencement at www . mscd.edu/student/commence ment/. Diplomas are issue d approximately three weeks after the semeste r ends . Stude nt s may pick up their diploma or make arrangements for it to be mailed. Informatio n will be sent from the Office of the Reg istrar t o g r aduating stu d ents abo u t these arra n gements. Transc ript s w,ith the posted degr ee will also b e ava i lable approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may r equest tran sc ript s as ear l y as the middle of their last semester and indicate that it is to be h eld until the degree is posted . All transcript s are free. Transcripts may b e requested in person at the Office of the R egistrar, C 105, by fax at 303-556 3999 , or via the web a t www . mscd.edu/ banner.htrn . Diplomas and transcripts will OT be issued if money is owed to the College. If you owe any money to the College , please contact the Office of Student Accounts , CN II 0 , 303 556-6188 , to arrange pay ment. THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY O F THE G ENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM The Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks to prepare its gra du ates for a lifetime of learning , which, in our changing and complex society, requires focused expertise (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to communicate with and learn from exp erts in other fields. Undergra duate edu cation fosters the critica l thinking necessary for the exploration of un familiar disciplines and for the syn thesis of learning and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual universe. General Studies Information Students must use a single catalog to meet all d egree requirements , including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studie r e quir ements have b een made retroactive. As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policies described in this Catalog may be followed by students using ear lier catalogs . General Studies Goals The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates ac hie ve the following competencies : MSCD students should be ab l e to: I. write and speak with clarity; 2. read and listen critically; 3 . draw conclusions from quantitative data; 4 . recognize faulty reasoning ; 5 . organize ideas ; and 6 . communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them. MSCD students should: 7. have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems 8 . have an informed awa ren ess of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society , and science, and 9 . be introduced to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes c hara cteristic of a field.

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GENERAL STUDIES 15 Structure of the General Studies Program The General Studies Program is structured to foster the development of skills and to encourage students to use their mastery of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Pro gram provides two levels of experience : Level 1-Skills Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of reading and listening critically , recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data , organizing ideas and writing and speaking with clarity . Level II-Br e adth of Knowl e dg e Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable stu dent s to communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them and cultivate in students an informed awareness of the principal achievements in history , arts and letters, ocial science, and cience. ln addi tion, in Level II courses stude nts will continue to develop their skills in language and mathematics. Distribution and Credit Requirements To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the fol lowing distribution and credit requirements: Category Semes ter Hours Level I* Compo ition ................... ... ..................................... 6 Mathematics ........................................................... 3 Communications ................... . ................................... 3 Level II** Historical ............................................................. 3 Arts and Letters ............. .......•.. ................................. 6 Social Sciences . ........................................................ 6 Natural Sciences ........................................................ 6 Total*** ................................ ............................. 33 *A transfer course or courses of at/east 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Levell course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Levell course. **One-hour deviations in the Levell/ categories may be allowed. ***A student's completed General Studies Program must contain at least 33 semester hours. Basic Rules: Only approved courses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements. A li ting of these courses begins on page SO of this Catalog and is indicated by course in the Course Descriptions section of this Catalog. General College R equirements brochures contain all approved general studies, multicultural and senior expe r ience courses. The brochure is updated three times per yea r and is available from academic departments, the Academic Advising Center and Academic Affairs. Gene ral Studies courses need not be counted toward General Studies requirements. They may b e taken as electives or to satisfy requirement s in the major or degree program. Department or programs may specify, by prefiX and number , some General Studies courses in addition to courses required for the major or a professional credential. Courses taken using the pass-fail option cannot be co unted for General Studies. Note: More detail s on the General Studies requirement s can be found on pages S0-58.

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16 ADMISSIONS ADMISSI O NS ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The College uses two categories for classifying applicants : those who are 19 years old and younger and those who are 20 or older. Based on the College's modified open admission sys tem , each category has its own admission requirements and procedures. Students maintain the status of continuing s tudent while abse nt from the College for no more than three consec utive semesters . Students who have not attended Metro for three co nsecutive semesters need to submi t an application as rea dmit st udents. For more information , see Admission of Pre vio usly Enrolled Students (pag e 18). APPLICATION DEADLlNE Applications complete with all r eq uired credentials will be accepted through the first week of classes. If app lying for admission afte r the frrst week of classes , a Dean's approval from the appropriate schoo l is r equire d to accompany the admission application . However, for the best possible selection of courses, students are advised to apply ear ly. First time college stude nts are strong ly encouraged to apply for adm i ss ion at least one month prior to the first day of class to allow for processing time and enrollment steps to be completed . Refer to page 7 of this Catalog for important dates. APPLICANTS 19 YEARS O LD OR Y OUNGER Applicants who are 19 years or yo unger on September 15 for eit h er the summer se mester or the fall emes ter , or February 15 for the spring semes ter , will be classified as traditional applicants. They will be co nsidered for admission u s ing the requirements de scribe d below. Fres hmen (first-time coUege students): The College will admit students who meet state requirements for the College as establis hed by the Colorado Commission on Higher Edu cation (CCHE). Applicants who do not me e t the stated admission requirements will be considered on an indi vidual basis that inc lud es a careful review of all cre dentials , including letters of recommenda tion and a per sonal s tatement. Applicant s who h ave not graduated from high sc hoo l but have passed and received the Co l orado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equiva l ent will be accepted. ACT or SAT test result s are not required with aGED. Official GED certificates must be mailed directl y to the Offi ce of Admissions by the issuing agency before an applicant can be accepted. Applicants must r e que st that the following information be mailed directl y to the Office of Admissions from the high school or tes tin g agency before an admissions decision can be made : =) ACT or SAT test results =) Official high school tran script with GPA and class r ank This information may be submitted at the end of the sixt h , seve nth , or e i ghth semester of high school , but no later than four weeks before the expecte d t erm of enro llm ent. An official , final transcript with date of graduation is req u ired no later than the fourth week of the term of enroll ment. Students should reque s t the tra n script a nd verify that the high schoo l transcript with date of graduation bas be e n mailed by the high schoo l and ha s been received by the Office of Admissions. • Applicants who have s ubmitt ed a complete applicatio n b y the deadline and who have a 76 index (see chart on pa ge 22) or higher , will be admitte d . Student s who have between a 65 and 75 ind ex will be considered on an indivi du a l basis . Students who ha ve a 64 index or low er will be denied admission and are encouraged to enroll in a community college. College Transfers: Applicants with 30 or more transferab l e semester hours completed wit h a t least a 2.0 cumula tive GPA will be offered admission. Student s with fewer tha n 30 hours will be considered on an indi v idual b asis, based on high sc hool GPA , ACT or SAT sco res and college work com pleted .

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ADMISSIONS 17 App l icants who have less than a cumulative 2.0 grade point average from all colleges and uni ve r sities attended will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all c r edentials, including letters of recommendation and a personal statement . Applicants must request that the following information be mailed directly to the Office of Adm i ssions from the high school , testing agency and/or college or university : ACT or SAT test results high school transcript with GPA and class rank transcript from each college or university attended or currently attending These credentials should be received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes. All required credentials must be received before a final admission decision can be made. APPLIC ANTS 20 YEARS O F AGE OR O L DER Applicants who are 20 or older on September 15 for either the summer semester or the fall semester, or February 15 for the spring semester , will be considered for admission using the requirements described below for a first-time college student or a college transfer student: Freshmen (first-time coll e g e s tud e n ts) : Applicants will be admitted to the College upon indicating on the application for admission that they have graduated from high school or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or the equivalent. A GED issued through the military will be considered on an individual basis . • By signing the application for admission, degree-seeking applicants are certifying that they will request either a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent to the Office of Admissions . Degree-seeking students will not be pennitted to register for a second semester until this credential is received. The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purposes. College Transfers: Applicants will be admitted to the College, regardless of their cumulative college GPA , if they indicate on their application for admission that they have graduated from high school or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equiva l ent. By signing the app l ication for admission , degree-seeking applicants are certifying that they will request that either a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent directly to the Office of Admissions . ln place of these credentials , college transcripts showing completion of 30 or more semester credit hours with grades of " C " or better will be accepted. College transfer students should request to have college transcripts ent directly to the Office of Admissions for transfer credit purposes. Degree-seeking applicants are required to have all college and university transcripts on file to receive a complete transfer evaluation. The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purposes . APPLIC A TIO N INS TR UCTI ONS Applications for admission are considered in the order in which they are received each semester. All credentials received by the College become the property of MSCD and will not be returned to the stu dent. It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Office of Admissions of any changes to the application for admission prior to the first day of classes. If change are not reported to the Office of Admissions, the registration process could be delayed for subsequent s emesters. Failure to report acad emic changes may result in rejection , dismissal and/or loss of credit. lntemational (visa) applicants should refer to the Admission of International Students section on page 20 in this Catal og. To apply for admission: Applications can be submitted online at www.mscd.edu or are available from The Metropol itan State College of Denver, Office of Admissions , Campu Box 16, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-3058.

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18 ADMISS IONS A $25 nonrefundable application fee ($40 for international applicants) is required with the application for admission. Re-admit app l icants are not required to submit an application fee. Submit a completed application and application fee directly to the Office of Admissions. The application and all required credentials (see Admission Requirements) should be received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes . It is the student's responsibility to reque t that all required credentials be mailed directly from the issuing institution or agency to the Office of Admissions. Hand-carried documents will not be accepted. Although an applicant's record may be summarized on one tran cript , an official transcript from each institution attended is required. The application for admission and all credential received by the College will be kept on ftle for three semesters. After that time the file will no longer be maintained for students who do not enroll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after the three semesters must begin the admis sion process again. A dm is sion o f Pr ev iou s l y E nroll e d S tud e n ts ( Re admit s tudent s) Re-admit students are defined as individuals who have previous l y enrolled and have received a grade or grade notation at the College. Re-admit students who have not been in attendance at MSCD for one or more years should: submit a completed application for admission ; and check the re-admission box on the top of the application under Application Stat u s . No application fee is required for re-admission . ensure that the application and any required credentials are received at least four weeks prior to the ftrst day of classes of the semester for which admission is sought. submit transcripts from institutions attended since last attending MSCD (if degree seeking). Students who are returning after five years of absence from the College are required to resubmit all cre dentials. A dmis si on of N ondegr e e S tud e nt s The nondegree student classification meets the needs of studen t s 20 years of age or older who wish to take college courses but who do not currently intend to work t oward a bacca l aureate degree at MSCD. With the exception of high school students w h o h ave complete d the approval pr ocess, non degree stu dents m u st have gra d uated from high school or r ece i ved aGED to qualify for admission. Nondeg r ee students may change to degree status by completi n g a Change of Stat u s Form an d s ubmitting all req uired transcripts to the Office of Adm issi ons or the Office of the Reg i strar. A dmission N otification Students will be notified by mail as soon as decisions are made . Applicants may also contact the Office of Adm i ssions at 303-556-3058 for the status of their application. Once admitted, students will be mailed instructions regarding course registration and other relevant information . First time college stu dents are required to attend an orientation and an advising session prior to registering for classes. Depending upon a student's performance on the ACT or SAT, assessment tests may also be required. o tuition deposit is required . Students denied admission may appeal the decision by submitting a letter of appeal to the Director of Admi sions along with new and compelling academic information , letters of recommendation and other upportive documentation .

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ADDITIONAL ADMISSIO N PROGRAMS Summer Semester Onl y ADMISSIONS 19 Applicants 19 years old or younger who have graduated from high school or have received a General Educational Development (GED) certificate and are applying for the ummer emester , and who do not wish to continue after the summer seme ter , may be admitted under a provi ional status. These applicants are not required to submit admission credentials . Please check the appropriate box under the MSCD Plans section on the Application for Admission. Applicants for the summer semester who wish to con tinue for the fall or spring semester must meet stated admission requirements before the semester begins. High School Concurrent EnroUment Programs (High School Students Only) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EDUCATION AND ENRICHME T PROGRAM The Student Education and Enrichment (SEE) program is The Metropolitan State College of Denver's High School Concurrent Enrollment Program for college ready students . SEE is designed to supplement a s tudent's existing education through early participation in college-level classes . This advanced pro gram should not be interpreted as an alternative to high school completion but is, instead , a cooperative college/high chool effort to provide educational enrichment and early college attendance to qualified high school students . Students who participat e in th e SEE program are fully respon s ible for IUition and fees . SEE students must meet the following criteria : be currently enrolled in a Colorado high s chool as a junior or senior Demonstrated ability to do college-level work as measured on asse sment test scores To apply for admission through the SEE program , the student must submit the following documents: SEE Program approval form which includes student, parental, and high school counse l or sig nature A completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee Upon receipt of these documents , the student's record is re v iewed and the student will be admitted into the SEE Program . SEE students will be required to complete the enrollment process prior to class reg istration . POST-SECO D A RY ENROLLME T 0PTIO S PROGRAM The P ost-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) is a sponsor hip program enacted by sta t e law in 1 988 that provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college classes for both high schoo l and college credit. The program is intended to provide high school students with an optio nal learning environment. This program allows a high school student to register for college classes , in most cases up to six erne ter credit hours (or two courses) . These courses may be used for both high school and college credit. To participate in the program , students must first seek approval from their high school and school district. The district determines the number of credit hours the student may take and makes the finan cial arrangements . The student is responsible for payment of all tuition and fees by the College payment deadline before the semester begins . To apply for the Post-Secondary Options Program , a student must submit the following: A completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee Post-Secondary program approval form which includes student , parental, school district , and high chool counselor signatures Upon receipt of these documents, the student's record is reviewed and the student will be admitted into the Post-Secondary Program . Post-Secondary students will be required to complete the enrollment process prior to class registration . Meritus at MSCD (Senior Program) Individuals 60 or older , who do not wish to earn credit , are invited to attend tuition-free classes of their choice on a space-available basis. The Meritus program is designed to give special encouragement and assistance to retired citizens to continue their personal educational growth in a stimulating and friendly campus setting. For information and to enroll call the Center for Individualized Learning at 303 5568342 , Central Classroom I 06.

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20 ADMISSIONS ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL ST DENT All student who declare a country of citizenship other than the U.S. on their applications for admission must contact the Office of Admissions. Applicants who are U.S. resident aliens (including refugees and political asylum) will be required to ( I ) submit a minimum of an official high school transcrip t/ diploma that is determined equivalent to high school graduation in the U.S., and (2) complete an inunigrant advising interview to ensure that their Englis h l a n guage skills are sufficient for admi sio n to the College. Applicants who are on any type of temporary visas are required to submit the " International Student Application" which can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at our web site: www.mscd.edu. Applicants on temporary visas are required to ubmit (I) a minimum of an official high school tran script/dip lom a that is determined equivalent to high chool graduat ion in the U.S., (2) English language proficiency documentation, normaLly in the form of an acceptab l e TOEFL (Tes t of English as a Secon d Language) score, and (3) financial support documentation to cove r the costs of attending the College for one academ i c year including living expenses (this is only required of p ote ntial s tudents on F-1 and J-1 visas). Detailed information regarding all requirements and admission procedures of international stu dents can b e obtained from the Office of Admi sio n s and on the internation a l Student Application form. Questions may be referred to Cindy Rossi-Rundle at 303-556-3066. Transfer Credit Evaluation A transfer credit evaluation is performed for admitted degreeeek.ing students after official transcripts are received by the Office of Admissions . Within approximate l y four weeks, students recei ve two copies of the transfer credit evaluation, one of which should be taken to the major and minor department for advice on how credits might apply to their programs . Transfer credits will be accepted under the following guidelines: Credit must have been earned at an institution of higher education holding full regional accreditation. Grade s earned must be a "C-" or better. Courses with " D," 'F" or simi lar grades will not be accepted in transfer. A summary of transfer credit from each institution will be indicated on the MSCD academic record. either transfer course grades nor previou grade point averages will be indicated or affect the MSCD grade point average. Course content must be similar to those course offere d at MSCD. A maximum of 64 semester hours fro m two -yea r institutions will be applied toward an MSCD degree. A maximum of 90 seme ter hours of credit will be applied toward an MSCD degree for acceptable work completed at a four-year in titution or a combination of twoand four-year institutions . Transferable courses are accepted at the same level , i.e., lo wer-divisio n or upper-division, at which they were offere d at the previous in titution. For example , all transferred communi ty college courses will apply to the MSCD degree as lower-division credit. Student who have earned an A.A . or A . S . degree will receive junior standing at MSCD, p ro vided all courses included in the degree carry a gra de of "C-" or better and, based on the course-by-course evaluation, otherwise meet minimum MSCD transfer credit stan dards. Stu dents may need to complete additional MSCD lower-division requirements . Applicants having completed the Colorado community college core curriculum, as certified on their community college transcript, are considered to have satisfied The Metropolitan State College of Denver's minimum General Studie requirements. However, additional specific lower-division courses may be required for certain degree programs. Once transfer credits are evaluated, the total number of these credits applicable to a degree will not be reduced unless the student repeats already-awarded transfer credit at MSCD, or inter rupts MSCD enrollment for three or more con ecutive semesters and readmit to the College under more restrictive tran s fer credit eva l uation policies .

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ADMISSIONS 21 In accordance with policies established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to address student disputes regarding student transfer between Colorado public institutions , MSCD has instituted procedures for resolving transfer credit disputes. Questions regarding these procedures may be directed to Cristina Martinez in the Office of Admi sions at 303-5563984. Questions pertaining to a new or continuing student's official tran fer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That person's name and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General questions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Ser vices , Central Classroom Building , room 103, 303-556-3774. Preparator y Cours e Cr e d i t Poli cy o preparatory courses are applicable toward an MSCD degree after spring 1993. For details , please see an advisor in the Academic Advising Center. Transfer S e rvice s The Office of Transfer Services offers assistance to students transferring from other institutions to MSCD. Specific services provided include the following: Weekly visits to local community colleges in the Denver Metro area Visits to other Colorado community colleges once or twice per year Preliminary transcript evaluation • Transfer student scholarships • Referral assistance to academic departments Transfer counselor are available by appointment and for walk-ins. Counselors work closely with tran script evaluators to provide students information about their transfer credits and how those credits may be applied to their degree program. Questions pertaining to a continuing student's official transfer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That person's name and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sen t to the student. Gen eral questions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services , Central Classroom Building, room 103, 303-556-3774 .

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ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION 23 ENROLLMENT N ew Student Orientation ew Student Orientation offers a mandatory orientation program for all first-time college students and transfer students under 20. Transfer students 20 and older, as well as parents and non-degree seeking students, are strongly encouraged to attend orientation ses ions. The year-round sessions cater to the specific needs of first-time college stu dents , transfer stu dents , women, and parents of traditional age freshmen. Sessions are scheduled on different days and at various times to accommodate the needs of our diverse commuter populations. Sessions are also offered at the North and South campuses to pro vide further flexibility. Orientation sessions cover a variety of topics including degree planning , acad emic concerns, students' rights and responsibilities, student support programs , commuter issues and an opportunity to ask and discuss individual questions . Students are provided with a packet of valuable information which includes a catalog , student handbook, general requirements brochure and critical information from many of the student support programs and services. Orientation is i nvaluable in laying a solid foundation for students' future academic success. Approximately 4,000 students and parents a r e se r ved by this program each year. For further information see the Class Schedule or call 303-556-6931. Reading , Writing and M athematics Plac e ment E x amination s If the ACT or SAT has been taken within the last two years, some assessment tests may be waived if the following scores are met or exceeded: an ACT subscore at or above 18 in English (SAT verbal of 450) , 24 in math (SAT math of 450) or 24 in reading (no SAT exemption). For additional information call 303-556-3677. A cademic A dvising At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments. ew students and students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising Center, CN 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course selection, scheduling and registration ; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising, including assistance with the major-minor selection process, adjustment to college, etc . For additional information call 303-556 3680 . REGISTRATIO N All continuing students in good standing and all accepted applicants at the College are eligible to reg ister each semester. Students are responsible for ensuring that there is a correct and up-to-date address and phone number on file with the College . Address changes may be made with the Registrar's Office , through MSCD's we b site (www.mscd.edu), or by writing or faxing (303-556-3999) the address and phone num b er c h ange to the Registrar's Office. A student may register for c l asses in several ways. Information on the registration procedure and regis tration dates is published in the Class Schedule, which is mailed to all continuing and new students. Concurrent E nroUment Students who find it necessary to register at MSCD and another college at the same time should check with MSC D Transfer Services (CN 103) concerning the acceptance and application of transfer credits. Interinstitutional R e gi s tr a tion Students enrolled at MSCD may register for courses at Arapahoe Community College, Community Col lege of Denver and Red Rocks Community College . Courses taken at these institutions in no way alter existing MSCD degree requirements , but may apply toward degree requirements subject to specific approval by MSCD. Students should be aware that courses taken interinstitutionally will be counted as part of the 64 semester hours from community colleges applicable to an MSCD degree . Interinstitu tional credits will not satisfy academic residence requirements at MSCD . In the event a conflict arises between the policie s/ procedures of MSCD and one of the colleges listed above, the most restrictive policy prevails . Students are advised to confer with department chairs and/or coordinators of academic advising before registering interinstitutionally .

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24 ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION Consortium Registration Adams State College, Mesa State College and Western State College together with Metropolitan State College of Denver form a system of state colleges. Each member institution can provide any student in good standing with the materials needed to enroll temporarily in any other member institution without incurring additional matriculation costs . Students are charged tuition and fees at the host institution. Information concerning tuition is available at the host institution. The process of enrolling as a system student should begin at least one month prior to the beginning of the registration period at the host insti tution. information concerning current procedures for enrolling in courses at these other institutions is available from the Registrar's Office. Enrollment Status The enrollment status of a student in the interinstitutional registration or consortium registration pro grams is determined by the student's status at the home institution (institution where the student is seeking a degree). Students should ascertain before enrolling at an institution that desired courses will satisfy degree requirements at the home institution. Course Audit Policy Students may audit a class with the permission of the instructor and if seating is available. Academic credit is not awarded for an audited course. The cost for auditing a course is based on regular tuition as published in the current Class Schedule. Audit approval forms are available in deans ' and academic department offices. Changes in Registration Enrolled students may adjust schedules by dropping and/or adding classes. See the current Class Schedule for complete information concerning dropping and/or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedule. Students who reduce their course load after the 12th day of classes and before the beginning of the fifth week will receive an " C" notation for each course they have dropped . A C/Withdrawal Form must be submitted by the deadline to the Registrar's Office. Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of classes during fall and spring semesters may receive an "NC" notation for eac h course, provided faculty approval is granted. Additional restrictions regarding assigning the " C" notation may be set by each school, department and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and t he end of the tenth week of the semester (or proportional time frame). Students are advised to seek faculty sig natures well before the deadline. A C/Withdrawal Form must be submitted by the deadline to the Reg istrar's Office . See the sectio ns on grades, notations , course load and class attendance in thi s Catalog. Proportional time frames are applied for part-of-term courses, workshops and surnrner terms. Procedures for adding or dropping a part-of-term course after the course has begun are described in the current C las s Schedu le. TUITION AND FEES Tuition Classification A student is classified as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes at the time of admission. This c l assification is based upon information supplied by the student on the application for admission and is made in accordance with the Colorado Tuition Classifica tion Law , CRS S23-7-l OJ et seq. ( 1973 ), as amended . Once determined , a student's tuition classification status remains unchanged unless satis factory evidence that a change should be made is presented. A Petition for in-State Tuition Classifica tion Form and the evidence requested must be su bmitted to the Registrar's Office if a s tudent believes she or he is entitled to in-state status. The tuition classification statute requires that in order to qualify for in-state status, a student (or the par ents or legal guardian of the student in the case of students under 23 years of age who are not emanci pated) must have been domiciled in Colorado for one year or more immediately preceding the first day of the semester for which such classification is sought.

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ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION 2 Domicile for tuition purposes requires two inseparable elements : ( I) a permanent place of habitation in Colorado and (2) intent to remain i n Colorado with no intent to be domiciled elsewhere . Some exam ples of connections with the state that provide objective evidence of intent are : ( I ) payment of Colorado state income tax as a Colorado resident , (2) permanent employment in Colorado, (3) ownership of res idential real property in Colorado, (4) compliance with laws imposing a mandatory duty on any domi ciliary of the state , such as the drivers' licen se law and the ve hicle registration law and (5) registration to vote. Other factors unique to the individual can also be used to demon strate the requisite intent. Any questions regarding the tuition classification law s hould be directed to a n admissions officer at the College. ln order to qualify for in-st a te s tatus for a p a rticular semester, the student must prove that domicile began not later than one year prior to the first day of classes for that semester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petition s are published in the Class Schedule each semes ter. Tuition and CoUege Service F ee s The Board of Trustees of The State Colleges in Colorado , the governing board of the College , reserves the right to alter any or all tuition and fees for any se me s ter without notice. Tuition and college service fees are determined by the tru tees shortly before the beginning of each aca demic year. information regarding tuition and fees is published in the current Class Schedule. Tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration. Standard Fees An application fee is required of all applicants for admission to the College. This fee is nonrefundable and will not be applied to tuition . Application fee ................................................ $25 international student application fee ................................ $40 Matriculation fee ........... .................................... $25 S p e c ia l f ees Returned check charge .. ................................ ..... ... $1 7 Tuition Adjustments P l ease see the Class S c h e dul e for the current semester. STUDENT HEALT H I NSURANCE All students taking I 0 credit hours or more in the fall or pring emester or eight credit hours or more in the summer semester are required to participate in the College-sponsored student health insurance coverage unless proof can be provided that a student ha s comparable and valid outside health insurance coverage.• Full-time students are automatically billed for student health insurance on their tuition bill under the insurance heading. Students who have outside insurance coverage are responsible for completing a waiver form by the deadline indicated in each semester's Class Schedule in order to have the insurance charge removed from their tuition bill ( deadline changes from semester to semester) . Waiver for ms w ill not b e accepte d a fter t h e deadline liste d in each semester's Class Schedu l e . It is the s tudent's responsibility to become familiar with the College's policies and to adhere to the deadlines listed . NQ refunds will occur after the waiver deadline, Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at either the Student Health Insurance Office located in the Student Health Center (PL 150) or the Student Accounts Office (C 110). Waiver forms are also printed in each Class Schedule and available from the SHC website at http :// www.mscd.edu/student/resources/health/. Health insurance waiver forms are valid for only one year. Con tin u ing students m ust complete a w ai ve r form ANNUALLY p r ior to each fa ll semester. Students with a break in academic enrollment , and those who begin classes in the s pring or s ummer , must co mplete a waiver form by the appropriate deadline (listed in the Class Schedule) for the se me ste r the y enroll and every fall semester thereafter. Waiver form information will be mailed to the home address of all full-time students prior to the semester of enrollment.

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26 ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION Students who request a waiver form to provide proof of vali d outside health insurance must: Complete the student health insurance waiver form. Attach a copy of a valid health insurance card to the waiver form. ote: copy both the front and back side of your insurance card on to a separate sheet of paper. Submit the waive r form by the deadline indicated in each semester's C l ass Schedule (deadline changes from semester to semester) . All covered services at the Student Health Center are paid at 100 percent with no payment at the time of service, no deductible and no need for claim forms. The pre-ex.isting condition exclusion clause is waived for services performed . Please see the current Student Health Insurance Brochure for a summary of the plan benefits, requirements and exclusions. Brochures can be obtained at the Student Health Center. Dependents of a stu dent participating in the student health insurance program are also eligible for optional insurance coverage. Adult dependents ( 18 and up) may use the Student Health Center (SHC) after they pay the semesterly SHC fee. Dependents 17 years old or younge r are not eligible for ervices at the SHC . Please call the insurance office for information regarding pediatric care. In addition, students enrolled during the spring semester are given the option of purchasing summer health insurance without attending classes, provided that payment is received by the deadline listed in the summer Class Schedule. Gradu ating students have the option to purchase from one to six months of continuing coverage. Students with questions regarding student health insurance should contact the Student Insurance Office . *Individual insurance plans that are not required to meet sta te and federal benefit mandates are not cons id ered comparable and consequently wi ll not be considered proof of co mparabl e coverage. Effec tive August 1, 1998 , the "Colorado R esident Discount Program" will NOT be accepted as proof of com parable outside health insurance coverage for waiver purposes. This special program is not considere d health insurance and was not designed by the state legislature for this purpose . STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE Voluntary Program for Part-Time Students Based on the mandatory insurance requirement which the College has adopted, the Student Insurance Carrier bas permitted the College to offer the following Voluntary Health Insurance Program to part time students. This program is exclusively for part-time stu d ents taking 6-9 credit hours in the fall and/or spring semester(s) and 6-7 credit hours during the summer semester. Students taking more or l ess credit hours than indicated above are NOT eligible for this vo lunt ary program. The Voluntary Plan has the same deadlines (as listed in the Class Schedule), plan de ign, cost and ben efit levels as does the mandatory insurance plan referenced in the previous section. Part-time students interested in the voluntary option should contact the Student Insurance Office at 303-556-3873 for application details. STUDENT DENTAL INSURANCE Voluntary Program for all Students Voluntary Dental Insurance is available to all students taking one credit hour or more . Information and application forms can be obtained at the Stude nt Insuranc e Office in the Student Health Center (PL 150).

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FINANCIAL AID 2 FINANCIAL AID The MSCD financial aid program provides assistance and a dvice to students who would be unab l e to pursue their education at the College without such help. Scholarships , grants, loans and part-time employment are available sing l y or in various combinations to meet the difference between what the stu dent and the studen t's family could reasonably be expected to provide and the expected cost of attending MSCD. ESTIMATED EXPENSES The 2001-2002 academic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents: Reside nt onresident Tuition and Fees .......... $3,025 .......... $8,865 Room and Board ........... 7 , 780 ....•...... 7,780 Books and Supplies ......... I , I 00 ........... I , I 00 Transportation .............. 765 ............. 765 Miscellaneous .............. ill ............. ill Total $13,645 ......... $19,485 Tuition and fees are set by The State Colleges i n Colorado and are subject to change without notice. All stu dents are placed on a single-person budget. Additional allowances may be made for stu dents with day-care costs for dependent children and for expenses related to disabilities not paid by another agency (P.L. 99498). ELIGIDILITY AND NEED To qualify for financial aid, a student must be a U.S . citizen or e l igible noncitizen; be registered with Selective Service (if required); have financial need ; be degree, licensure-, or certificate-seeking; be making satisfactory academic progress ; and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repay ment on a federal grant. APPLICATIO N PROCE D URES Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to determine financia l aid eligibility. Entering college freshmen should obta in application forms from their high schools or from MSCD's Office of Financial Aid. Most students who completed a 2001-02 F AFSA or Renewal FAFSA will receive a PIN (personal identification number) from the Federal Processor between November, 2001 and January, 2002. This PIN is used for completing the 2002-03 Renewal FAFSA online at www. fafsa.ed.gov . For quicker processing, we strongly recommend that returning, transferring and entering stude nt s complete their FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa . ed.gov. Students should complete and submit the F AFSA or Renewal F AFSA to the federal processor as early as possible (after January 1st) , preferably no later than mid-February, and submit all requested docu ments to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid by April 13th . Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided in the Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide available in the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. FINANCIAL Am PROGRAMS The amount of funds made available to students depend on the maximum award allowed by regulation of each program , the student's established financial need , duration of the student's enrollment, and funds allocated to the College by the state and federal governments. Grants Grants are gift money from the federal or state government an d do not have to be repaid. Federal P eiJ Grants are federal funds and awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor 's degree and who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. The amount of the award is based on each student's financial eligibility and the number of hours for which the student is enrolled. The amount of Federal Pell grant awards for the 2001-02 academic year will range from $400 to $3,750 for those students who qualify . Full-time , half-time, or less than half-time students may qualify for a Federal Pell Grant.

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28 FINANCIAL AID Federal Supplem e ntal Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) are federal funds awarded to undergra du ate students who have not yet rece i ved a bachelor's degree and are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. This grant is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional need . The amount of FSEOG awards range from $ 1 00 to $600 per fall and spring se m esters. Colorado State Grants (CSG) are state funds awarded to Co lorad o residents with demonstrated finan cial need . Eligible students have no prior bachelor's degree, are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and are enrolled fullor part-time (at least six: credit hours for the fall and s pring semesters) at MSCD. The amount of the CSG award ranges from $50 to $600 per fall and pring semesters. Colorado Le ve raging Educational Assistance program (CLEAP) are a co mbination of federa l and state funds awarded by the sa me criteria as CSG. Scholarships Students must be enrolled at lea st half-time, be degree-, certifica te or licensure-seeking , be making sat isfactory academic progress, and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repayment on a federal grant to receive a scholarship. Presidential Scholarships: These schola r s hips include four-year scholarships for entering high sc h ool stude nt s and two-year sc h olarships for transfer stu dents. This sc holarship covers up to the cost of tuition and mandatory fees per semester for up to 15 credits . Colorado Scholars Awards: Scholarships of up to $500 per semester , not exceeding the cost of resi dent tuition and mandatory fees per academic year, are available through the academic departments . Recipie nt s must be Colorado residents. Interested students s hould contact their departments for appli cations. Athletic Scholarships: MSCD has a limited number of ath leti c scho lar s hips. Applications and addi tional information are available from the MSCD Intercollegiate Athletics Office. Private Scholarships: Students should refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide for information regarding scholarships and the free online scholarship search. Receipt of a scholarship may affect a student's financial aid award because students receiving fed eral and/or state aid are limited in the maximum amount of aid which can be received. A student whose full need bas b een met by other types of financia l aid prior to receipt of a sc holarship will have that aid reduced b y the amount of the sc hol arship. If t h e student's full eligibility has not been met, the scho lar ship will b e allowed to satisfy the unmet need. Each stu dent 's situation i s treated individually. All sc holarships are based on the stude nt 's conti nued eligibility a nd available funding. Loans Federal Perkins Loans are l ong-term federa l l oans that are awarded based on the student's need and MSCD's available funds . Federa l Perkins Loan can range from $100 to $1,500 per se mester . Repay ment of the loan begin s nine months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in a t l east six credit hour s each semester. The interest rate is 5 percent and interest begins to accrue at repayment. All first-time borrowers at MSCD are required to attend a Perkins Loan Entra nce Interview before loan funds can be released to them . Federal Famil y Education Loans (FFEL) include Federal Stafford Loans, un s ubsidized Fede r a l Stafford Loans , and Federa l PLUS Loans, which help stude nts and/or their parents to borrow funds to help meet educational expenses. To borrow these funds, students and/or their parents must complete and submit, in a ddi tion to the FAFSA, a se parate lend er application to the MSC D Office of Fina n c i a l Aid. Loan applications may be obtained from the Offi ce of Fina n cial Aid or the lender of the student's choice . Students must be enrolled at least six: credit hours eac h semester and be degree-, certificateor lice nsure-seeking . Intere st rates vary depending on the type of l oan and the date the student borrows the ftrSt Federal Family Education Loan. For further information on interest rates , check with the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or the lender. First time borrowers at MSCD are required to attend a Loan Entrance Interview before loans funds can be released to them. Federal Stafford Loans: Eligibility for the Federal Staffor d Loan is based on the stu d e nt 's need as determined by the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. The annua l loan limits are $2,625 for freshme n , $3,500 for so phomore s and $5,500 for all othe r undergraduates. Interest does not begin to accrue until

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FINANCIAL AID 2 six months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in school at least half-time (six credit hours per semester). U nsubsidiz e d F e deral Stafford L oans: These loans have many of the same tenns and conditions as the Federa l Stafford Loan . The main difference is that the students are re ponsible for the interest that accrues while they are in school and during the six-month grace period after they graduate or cease to be enrolled in at least six credit hours. Students who do not qualify for a Federal Stafford Loan, based on need, may qualify for the unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan . Contact the MSCD Office of Finan cial Aid co n cerning annual loan limits. Federal PLUS Lo a n s : T h ese loans are avai l able to parents of dependent students . Applications are availab l e from the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or from lenders that participate in the program . Appli cations must first be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for proces s ing. At MSCD , parents of dependent students may borrow up to the cost of education minus the amount of financial aid received by the stude n t from other sources each year. Please refer to the MSCD Finan c ial Aid Handbook and S c holarship Guid e for more detailed informa tio n regardi n g loans. COLLE GE WORK-STUDY The State of Colorado , the federal government and MSCD provide part-time employment program for students . The maximum work-study award is $2,500 per semester. The maximum hours a student may work is 30 hours per week whi l e classes are in session and 40 hours per week between semesters. Stu d ents mus t be enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester to receive a work-study award . The majority of all work-study awards are need-based, however, there are a limited number of positions offered dir ectly thro u gh various departments / offices on campus that are no-need awards. THE FINANCIAL Am P A CKAGE Once student eligibility is determined , an aid package is developed based on the availability of funds and the eligibility of the applicant. To facilitate financial aid packaging requirements , applicants must obtain all requested information and forms from designated sources and submit them to the MSCD Office of Fin ancial Aid before the established deadline . AWARD NOTIFIC A TIO N After t he Office of Financ ial Aid has determined the type and amount of aid for which a student qua l i fies (ai d package) , the student is mailed an Award Notification. The Award Notification and enclosed informatio n stipulate the conditions of each award . Disbursem e nt Proc e dur es: Awards are based on full-time enrollment. If a student is enrolled for less than I 2 credit hours each semester, the award may b e reduced/prorated. The final award adjustment occurs on census date (about the 12th day of school each fall and spring semester and the 8th day of the summer semester) . Gra nts, Scholarships and Student Loans: All financial aid awards (with the exception of out of-state loan checks , consortium checks and some scholarship funds) are disbursed into the stu dent' account. The Business Office deducts any outstanding balance owed, including current tuition and fees, and issues a check for the remaining funds. This check is either mailed to the stu d ent or the stu d e n t can pick it up at the Cashier ' s Office. This check can be used to purchase b ooks a n d pay othe r educationally related expenses. P arent Loans: Federal PLUS checks are mailed from lenders to MSCD's Office of Financial Aid . Eligibility is verified and then the check is mailed to the parent borrower. Work Study: Work-study earnings are paid biweekly and are treated as wage s earned . Out standing balances owed to MSCD are not deducted from these earnings; however, students are stro n gly advised to pay any outstanding balance as soon as a worktudy check is received . Please r efe r to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and S c holarship Guid e for information regarding pror atio n of aid disbursements .

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30 FINANCIAL AID REPAYMENT POLIC Y Students who receive financial aid and withd raw from MSCD prior to completion of a term may be require d to repay a portion of financial aid and sc hol arships. All required financial aid repayments must be made to MSCD before the end of the curren t academic year or before additional Title IV funds can be disbursed to the s tudent , whichever occurs first. Repayment i s mad e to the MSCD Busines s Office . Please refer to the Class Schedule for more s pecific information. FINANCIAL AID AS A FORM OF PAYMENT Please refer to the current Class Schedule for information regarding payment of tuition and fees with awarded aid.

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 SERVICES A N D PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS ACADEMIC ADVISING At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments . ew students and s tudents without declared majors receive advising su pport from the Academic Advising Center, C 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course selectio n , scheduling and registration ; help with long-term degre e planning ; identification of deg ree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising , including assistance with the major -mino r sele ction process, adjustment to college, etc. For additional information call 303-556-3680. ALUMNI RELATI ONS Located in the Administration Building , the Office of Alumni Relations works with the College, the Alumni Association and the MSCD Foundation, ln c., to provide services and support to all alumni and students. Services include: career de velo pment , health insurance programs , discount internet, MSCD credit card , alumni directory and numerou s volunteer / mentoring opportunities. The Alumni Association , lnc., is committed to advancing the College's welfare by creating and main taining a spirit of fellowship and goodwill among all alumni and to encourage alumni involvement with the College. The MSCD Alumni Association's mis sio n is to work in concert with the College, the Foun dation and others to : • Elevate and enhance the reputation of the College • lnspire alumni to leverage their pride in their MSCD experience • Establish mentoring opportunities to help others soar and expand their horizons . lnquire about participation with the Alumni Association , the ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Real World Career Counseling Program, the ADVANCE Admissions Recruitment Program or other pro grams to connect with the College and MSCD alumni. If you are interested in linking up with a Met ropolitan State College of Denver alumnus/a in your degree area, or are interested i n one of the Alumni Relations program s, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 303-556-8320 or visit our web site at: www.mscd.edu/alumni.htrn. A URARIA C AMPUS POLICE AND SECURITY The Campus Police and Security Divi s ion is fully certified and authorized to provide police services to the Auraria campu s and is proud to maintain its reputation as one of the safest in the state. In addition to a police chief and 20 full time officers , the Campus Police and Security Division employs state certified security officers and communication personnel. Officer s patrol the campus 24 hours per day , seven days per week , on foot , bicycle s or golf carts, and in patrol cars. The Campus Police and Security Di visio n also provides additional services to the campus community such as vehicle unlocks , crime prevention programs , emergency responses , and environmental health and safety. The Campus Police and Security Div ision is located at 1201 Fifth Street. Routine calls 303-556-327 1 ; EMERGE CY CALLS -911 (or use one of the many emergency phone s located around campus). A URARIA CHILD CARE C ENTE R The center provides high quality early childhood care and education to the children of students, staff and faculty. A discovery , child-oriented approach is provided by a professional teaching staff to chil dren ages 12 months to 6 years. Preregistration is required . Please call 303-556-3 188 for information. A URARIA P ARKING AND TRANSPORTATIO N SER VICES Parking Services Departm e nt D aily Fee Pa rki n g : (i n-and-out priv ileges in Lot E only): daily fees range from $1.50 to $10.00. Sev eral lots are unattended and require purchasing a receipt from the vending machine . Make sure the parking receipt is placed face-up on the driver's side of the das hboard . Receipts are valid only on the day and in the lot where purchased and are not transferable from one vehicle to another. For easy entrance / exit to the Parking and Transportation Centre and lot D , a reusable debit card can be purchased for$ 1 . 00 and a cash value can be encoded on its magnetic strip. Debit cards are available on the second floor next to the ATM machine in the Tivoli Student U nion and on the first floor of the Parking and Transportation Centre .

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32 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS Permit Parking: Parking permits are available on a semester basis . They go on sale on the first day of registration. Contact the Parking Office at 303-556-2000 for more information. Motorist Assistance Program: Personnel will help jump-start dead batteries and assist in changing tires. Jumper cables, bumper jacks, tire tools and gasoline cans are also avai labl e at no cost to campus parkers. Call 303-556-2000 for assistance. The Parking Services Department is located at 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking garage). Hours are from 7:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Monday-Friday . Handivan Services : The wheelchair-accessible handivan provide s free on-campus transportation for st udents , faculty and staff from 7:00a.m. to 10:00 p .m., Monday Thursday and from 7:00a.m. to 6:00 p .m. on Friday. Nightrider: The Nightrider is a free security escort service for any campus parking lot. Service is avail able from du sk to I 0:00 p .m., MondayThursday during fall and spring semeste rs. CAREER SERVICES The Office of Career Service s helps students and alumni in developing, evaluating and imp l ementing ca reer plans. Specific services include Career Assessment Workshops ; Emp loyer Forums/Employer Workshops addressing resume writing , job sea rch strategies and interviewing skills; and Career Con nections, which offers candidates and employers a high tec h resource to co nnect MSCD seniors and alumni candidates to entry level employment. Career fairs and seminars are sponsored jointly during the fall and spring terms with emp l oye r s, student groups, faculty and a consortia of colleges and univer sities. The Career Library houses print and electronic re so urces including directories and employer profiles, job vacancies , sa lary surveys, job profile s and graduate school information. The Colorado Career Infor mation System (COCIS) offers occupational information based on employment characteristics of Col orado and the nation. A touch screen computer kiosk provides a direct link to federal job opportunities as identified by the United States Department of Personnel Management. For assistance, call 303-556-3664 or access the Website http: // c l em . mscd . edu/-career CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS Located off campus in the heart of LoDo , the Center for the Visual Arts was created in 1990 by Metro to serve the College and the Rocky Mountain region. Open all year, the Center organizes and hosts exhi bitions of culturally diverse artists of n ationa l and international significance, which would otherwise be unavailable to the College community and state populace. Past exhibitions have included works by Picasso, Ansel Adams, Romare Bearden and the diverse art of Haiti , West Africa , Australia and Japan. The Center hosts Metro's Senior Thesis exhibition featuring the works of the College's most outstanding art s tudent s every year and a biannual exhib ition of the Metro art faculty. Educatio n and community outreach is an important facet of the Center with more than 6 , 000 students and 25,000 members of the general public visiting the Center each year. Visito r s can take advantage of the many l ectures, tours and workshops available in conjunctio n with the exhibitions. An outreach p ro gram, provid ing art workshops and activities for Denver's atrisk youth i s another element of the Cen ter's education program and commitment to community invo l vement. Work-study positions , internships and vo lunt eer opportunities are only a few ways that Metro stu d ents can become involved at the Center. The Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for the Vis ual Arts is located at 1734 Wazee Street , Denver , CO 80202; Telephone: 303-294-5207 , fax: 303-294-5210 ; www.mscd.edu/news / cva . CIDLD DEVELOPMENT CENTER The Child Development Center provides exemplary, on-campus children's programs. During the fall and spring semesters, the center offers pre-school programs; in the s ummer it provides a Summer Enrichment Program for elementary age children. Available to the Auraria campus and to the Denver co mmunity , these programs are part of the College's teacher education program. The classrooms are under the direction of master teachers who are trained and experienced in either early childhood or elementary education. The mas ter teacher s plan an age-appropriate program to pro vide quality learning experiences that meet the de velo pmental needs of the chi l dren. MSCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention.

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 The preschool program is accredited by the National Academy for Early Childhood Education. There are two preschool classes available : 8:30-11: 1 5 a.m . for children 2 l/2 to 4 years old and 12:30-3: 1 5 p.m . for children 4 to 6 years old. There is also child care available before and after each preschool class : 7:30-8:30 a.m . , 11: 15-12:30 p . m., and 3:15-6:00 p .m. The Summer Enrichment Program is academic in content, but recognizes chi ldren's needs for fun and different learning experiences in summer. There are two classrooms: one for children entering first or second grade in the fall and one for children entering third or fourth grade in the fall. There is a Day Program from 8:30a.m. to 4: 15 p.m . and an Extended Program from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and from 4 :15 to 6 p . m . Call 303-556-2759 for more informat ion. COMBINE D COMPUTE R ACCESS C ENTER The Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC) assists and trains students with disabilities to mini mize the impact of their disabilities , while accessing the computer keyboard and monitor. The goal of the CCAC is to help students with disabilities achieve academic goals , attain vocational goals and imp r ove employabi l ity through the use of adaptive technology. The CCAC serves students with all types of d i sabi l ities , includ i ng, but not limited to: blindness , low vision, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, neurological disabilities and orthopedic disabilities. The Combined Computer Access Cen t er is l ocated in the Auraria L i brary, room 115, 303-556-6252. (See Di sabi lity Support Services.) COUNS E LING C ENTE R The Counse l ing Center staff provides serv ices to currently enrolled Metropolitan State College students at no addit i onal charge beyond student fees. The staff is ethnically and culturally diverse. Services include perso nal therapy, support groups , stress management , and crisis intervention. The Center also coordinates an active Peer Education Program . Students may request an appointment for their first visit in advance . Follow-up appointments are made to accommodate class schedules. The staff also provides co nsul tations to faculty, staff, and student groups upon reque st. Faculty are encouraged to invite Coun seling Center staff to address mental health i sues in their classes. The Center is open from 8:00a.m . to 5:00p.m. For additional information call 303-556-3132 . DIS ABILITY S U PPOR T S E R VICES Advocacy and support services are provided through the Office of Disability Support Services located in room 177 of the Arts Building. Services include but are not limited to: priority registration, assistance in identifying notetakers , alternative testing, access to assistive technology, referrals to outside service agencies , sign language interpreters and assistance with any general needs or concerns . Students with special needs are encouraged to utilize these services. For assistance or information , plea se call 303556-8387 (voice) or 303-556-8484 (TOO). (See Combin e d Computer A ccess Center.) EXTEND E D CAMPUS Degree programs and fully accredited courses, as well as orientation and assessment testing , are offered a t two conve n ient locations i n the Denver metro area: Metro South, 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Englewood, 303-721-1313 and Metro North , 11990 Grant Street, Northglenn , 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes. In addition , it offers a variety of formats including telecourses , online courses and correspondence courses. Extended Campus schedules are available each semester . GAY, LESB IAN, B ISEXUAL, TRANS STUDENT SER VICES AT AURARIA Gay , Lesbian , Bisexual , Trans (GLBT) Student Services is open to all Auraria stu dent s as a resource for exploring sexual orientation issues. This program offers a variety of su pport , education and advocacy services for the entire campus community : support for members of the campus community who may have questions about their own sexual orientation or that of a friend or family member advocacy for students experiencing discrimination or hara sment based on a real or perceived gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans identity speakers for events, workshops and classe on various aspects of sex ual orientation

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34 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS training programs and workshops about combatting homophobia and working with the gay, lesbian , bisexual and transgendered communitie s more effectively library of books , videos and resource file s available for research and leisure events such as Gay , Lesbian , Bisexual , Trans Awareness Month and other forums providing information and dialogue about gay , lesbian , bisexual and trans issues The GLBT Student Services office is located in the Tivoli Student Union , room 311, and is staffed by a director with the support of student employees and volunteers . Input and involvement from the entire campus community is welcomed. For additional information call 303-556-6333. HIGH ScHOOL UPWARD BoUND This program is designed to generate the skills and moti v ation necessary for success in and beyond high school for youths who are low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The program pro vides intensive academic instruction during the school y ear , as well as a six-week summer session. A full range of academic skill preparation in reading , writing and mathematics is part of a comprehensive counseling and enrichment program. This program develops creative thinking , effective expression and positive attitudes toward learning. The students are recruited at the beginning of their sophomore year in high school from five target-area high sc h ools located in Denver County (East, Lincoln, Manual , North and West High Schools) . IMMIGRANT SERVICES PROGRAM The Immigrant Services Program provides assistance to students whose first language is not English. The program offers intensive academic and personal advising, assessment , tutoring, assistance with the financial aid application process, and monitors student progress . Because the program does not offer ESL classes, students with limited English proficiency are referred to the appropriate curricula . For more information call 303-556-3676. INFORMATIONAL TECHNOLOGY Information Technology at Metropolitan State College of Denver provides you with the opportunity to u s e the most current information technologies on campu s or from home . Metropolitan State College of Denver offers 30 computer laboratories for use by all current students. The laboratories range from spe cializing in compute r graphics to the most current engineering software . Information on the location and operating hours of student labs is available in the current class schedule , the student computing band book or at http://clem.mscd.edu/-complabs / online. MSCD students needing adaptive equipment or additiona l assistance with technology due to a disability can visit the Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC) , Library room 115. The CCAC lab current l y has software to assist students with hearing, l earning, visual and orthopedic disabilities . Further inf ormation is available at http: // www. cudenver.edulpublic / ccac / index.html; 303-556-8325 (Help Desk); 303-556-2441 (General Informa tion) . The MSCD homepage (http: // www.mscd.edu) provides many online services for stu d ents including: • online registration • onlin e admissions • orientation and assessment • financial aid • records • course catalog, and • class schedules APPROPRIATE USE POLICY Before any student receives an email account, they are required to read and agree to the "Ap propr iate Use Policy." This policy is in place to protect all students , faculty , and staff, as well as the stability of the computing environment. It is important to be familiar with the terms of the "Appropriate Use Policy." Misuse of computing resources at MSCD may include suspension of computing privileges,

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 referral to an appropriate authority on campus and referral to a law enforcement agency. Di scip linary action by the College may include su pension , expulsion and requirements to make frnancial restitution. The policy is listed in the student computing handbook and online at www.mscd.edu/tech/policies / appropriate.htm. Information Technology at MSCD is committed to pro viding students with the best possible computing service on campus and from home. Further assistance is available in the student labs or through the MSCD Help Desk at 303-556-8325 . INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION The College provides assistance to visiting faculty and international students. Important information and counseling is offered on visas, school transfer , work permission , housing, banking , and cultural and academic adaptation . The office also provides assistance to students who wish to arrange individu alized study-abroad opportunities. The institute organizes numerous conferences and lectures on inter national issues throughout the year. The institute a l so provides information on cross-disciplinary individualized degree major and minor programs in international stu dies, international cour es offered by various departments, and intercul tural courses. For information, contact the director of International and Intercultural Education at 303556-4004. METRO NORTH AND METRO SOUTH Please see Extended Campus on page 33 of this Catalog. STUDENT FINANCE RESOURCE CENTER (SFRC) The Student Finance Resource Center offers the following services and professional de ve lopment opportunities: financial planning and debt counseling seminars individual budgeting sessions emergency student loans student travel grants The SFRC is committed to providing students with the means to solve temporary and long-term finan cial problems by guiding and educating them on personal finances (i.e., budgeting , debt counseling, fmancial planning, and emergency funding). The Student Travel Program offers travel grants to clubs, student organizations , and individual students attending and/or presenting papers at profe ss ional con ferences and educational events within the dome s tic United States. Additional information and appli cations are available in the Program office located in Tivoli 311 or call 303-556-3559. STUDENT HEALTH CENTER All MSCD students are entitled to medical serv i ces at the Health Center. Student health insurance is NOT required to use the Health Center. Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and med ical assistants staff the facility. Students will be asked to complete a sign-in sheet and show a current semester ID card each time they check in. Services include treatment of illness and injuries, lab testing , medications , physicals, annual GYN exams , sexually transmitted disease information/testing, birth control information/service s, minor surgery, cholesterol screening, immunizations, HIV testing , blood pressure c hecks , casting , suturing and X-ray. Pay m e nt is required at the time of service except for stude nt s who participate in the Studem H ea lth Insuranc e Program . Walk-in services begin at 8 a .m., Monday Friday. Access is on a first-come, first-served basi . Walkin access varies daily , contingent upon when all patient slots have been filled; thus , the daily closure time for walk-in care is variable. Patient s are encouraged to check in a early as possible . The Student Health Cente r is located in the Plaza Building , room 150 , on the lower level. Brochures with additional information are available at the Health Center or go to our website at http :l/ www.mscd.edu/student / resources/health/ . For further details call 303-556-2525.

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36 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS STUDENT INTERVENTION SERVICES Student Intervention Services (SIS) monitors and tracks three cohorts of the student population at MSCD. SIS assists and serves all s tudents who are admitted by the alternative admissions' process . Our goal is to assist the st udent to be successfu l by providing comprehensive and individualized services that will lead to improved student retention. The second cohort of students tracked are the students whose cumulative GP A has fallen below a 2.0 for one, two or three semesters. Students are notified by mail of their status, and encumbrances are placed on their reg i stration. SIS also coordinates the Early Warning System, providing mid-term grade assessments, support and referral services to students. For those students who are in academic difficulty , SIS provides an in-depth stra tegy for success including assistance with graduation plans , scheduling, advising and referrals . The office is located in Central Classroom Building , Room 102, 303-556-4048. STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES AT AURARJA Student Legal Services at Auraria is a student-fee funded program that serves registered students from The Metropolitan State College of Denver , the University of Colorado at Denver and the Community College of Denver. The program is staffed by licensed attorneys who assist students with l andlo rd tenan t problems, criminal prosecutions , traffic/DUI cases and family / domestic i ssues. Specifically , the attorneys engage in a problem-solving process with the student to develop and explore var iou s legal strategies and options. If a case requires legal representation and/or is beyond the expertise of the pro gram's attorneys, the office will provide to the student information about community resources that may provide legal representation either on a no-cost or low -cos t basis , depending upon the substantive area and the availability of attorneys. Because the program's budget only allows for 50 hours per week of the attorneys' time, the office should be contacted to ensure an office visit or phone interview. Please note: this office is unable to advise on issues arising between students or involving any of the three institu tions as this creates a conflict of interest. The attorneys can neither represent the student nor make a court appearance on the student's behalf . The office is not staffed to respond to emergencies. More information is available at the Tivoli Student Union , room 262, or call 303-556-6061. STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM The Student Support Services program is designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of first generation, low income students and students with disabilities . Student enrolled in the program receive tutoring, per sona l counseling, academic advising, assistance in obtaining financial aid and opportunities to participate in cultural enrichment activities . The program also provides support services including educational and graduate school workshops, computer assisted instruction and basic skills instruction in reading, writing, math and science. The program administers two scholarship programs and houses a computer l ab for participants' use . The Student Support Services office is located in Central Classroom 201. For more information call 303-556-4722. SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM The Summer Bridge Program , managed by the Student Development Center, facilitates the tran sition and prepares first-time college students for their freshman year at The Metropo lit an State College of Denver. The program provides an opportunity for students to get a head start on their college education and become familiar with the college experience on the Auraria Campus. Students receive a scho larship for tuition and fees for two college-level courses. Additionally, students have an opportunity to partic ipate in enrichment workshops and activities that further encourage their connect ion to MSC D . The goal of the Summer Bridge Program is to provide students with the tools and strategies that will maximize their chances for academic success and personal growth and development. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor , 303-556-4023. THE SPRING INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CENTER AT AURARJA Intensive English classes at the Spring International Center focus on all language skills: grammar, reading, writing and listening/speaking, in addition to special e l ectives that students can choose each term , suc h as TOEFL preparation , vocabulary buildin g and pronunciation. Five nine-week terms are offered throughout the year to enable students to complete their English study quickly. Students are placed at one of the six levels, with standardized evaluation tests at the completion of each level. Spring International Language Center is located on the fourth floor of the Tivoli Student Union, Room 454. For more information call 303-534-1616.

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 TIVOLI S TUDENT UNIO N As one component of Student Auxiliary Services that includes the Auraria Child Care Center , Auraria Book Center, Campus Computers, Auraria Reprograph ics, Clicks Office Supply and four copying cen ters, the Tivoli Student Union serves as the heart of campus culture , services a nd social activity at Auraria . The Tivoli Student Union conveniently houses the offices of Student Life / Activities and Student Gov ernment for the Community College of Denver, The Metropolitan State College of Denver , and the Uni versity of Colorado at Denver. Additionally , offices for Metro Athletics , UCD Career Counseling , Spring International Language Center, MSCD Counseling Services , MSCD New Student Orientation office, Student Legal Services at Auraria, all three chool newspaper , Tivoli Tickets (TicketMas ter), ClubHub , student ID program , Auraria Book Center, two credit union s, tudent stu dy lounge s, a number of specialty shops , atrium food court , restaurants and Sigi ' s Pool H all and Arcade are located in the Tivoli Studen t Union . For information phone 303-556-6330. Tivoli Conference Services, located in room 325 , will help you with obtaining conference and meeting space in the Tivoli as well as outdoor table rentals . Telephone 303-556-2755 for more information . TUTO RIN G PROGRAM The Tutoring Program provides free tutoring assistance to all students enrolled at the Metropolitan State College of Denver in an effort to promote academic uccess . The program is s tructured t o accommo date the needs of culturally diverse students. Students may be referred to the Tutoring Program b y an instructor or can seek assistance on their own. Trained peer tutors will help s tudents reach their educa tional goals. Group and ind i vidualized tutoring is available. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor , 303-556-6438 or 303-556-3411. V ETERANS S E R V I CES The Veterans Services Office assists students in procuring their GI Bill entitlement. The Veterans Ser vices Office acts as the liaison between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the veteran/depen dent student. Different VA classifications provide different type s of entitlement. Student veterans / de p endents may be eligible for tutor ial assistance, VA work-study , advance payment , emer gency student loans , etc . The office also certifies and tracks the academic progre ss of entitled veterans. If there are any questions or problems regarding eligibility , payment, tutoring, etc., please speak with a representative inC 105 or caLl 303-556-2993 . V ETERAN S U PWARD BOUND Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to identify, recruit and motivate vet erans to pu r sue their personal career goals through higher education. Veterans Upward Bound provides refresher course s and tutorial help so that survival in aca demi c or vocationaVtechnical programs is maximized. This is accomplished durin g a 12-week semester. Ancil lary services such as career counseling, financial aid advisement, college counseling and job placement are also provided for participan ts. WOMEN' S S E R V l CES , The Institute for Women's Studies and Services is committed to the empowerment of wo men through education. To help students have a positive college experience , women's ervices pro v ide s referrals to campus and community resources , information about sc holarships, ass istance with the proces of entering MSCD, advocacy serv i ces for students dealing with harassment or discrimination , and pro grams and events that focus on issues of particular concern to women . The institute hou ses a small library with a variety of books and other resource materials on women 's experiences , his tories and con tributions to society . Students who need assistance should make an appointment with the associate director of the Institute for Women's Studies and Services . WRlTING C ENTE R The Writing Center staff of composition instructors and trained writing tutor s is committed to working with students in developing their writing abi l ities. Tutor s help students identify problem areas and pro vide instruc t ion on how to eliminate them. Through one-on-one instruction, tutors teach students to gen e r ate , organize, and develop ideas ; to revise and edit with confidence; and to handle i ues of format and docume nt ation. For mo r e information contact the Writing Ce n ter at 303-556-6070.

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38 STUDENT LIFE STUDENT LIFE The Office of Student Life offers students a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance classroom experiences and encourage campus involvement. Services include Judicial Affairs, Student Problem Action etwork (SPAN) ; Student Activities ; student c l ubs and organizations ; Student Publi cations ; Counseling Center; Campus Recreation ; Student Health Center ; Student Legal Services at Auraria ; Gay , Lesbian , Bisexual, and Trans Student Service ; Student Government Assembly (SGA) , ew Student Orientation and the Student Finance Resource Center . These student-fee funded programs exi s t to provide a diverse range of experiences in leadership deve l opment and programs that encourage cultural, recreational , educational , and social interaction. The Office of Student Life is located in the Tivoli Student Union , room 311. Our web site i http : // clem.mscd.edu/ studlife / . Student Affairs Board (SAB}-The Student Affairs Board enables students to have a continuous voice in the use and allocation of their student fees . The SAB is comprised of student , faculty and adminis trative representatives. Student Problem Action Network (SPAN}The SPAN Program helps stude nts resolve pro b lems on campus . This program involves trained ad v isors who can assist students in defining their problem, for mulate a strategy of reaching a solution , and inform them about the institutional process for resolving the issue . This program is part of the judicial affairs area and is staffed by volunteer faculty and campus personnel. For additional information, please refer to the Student Handbook or come to the Tivoli, room 311. STUDENT ACTIVITIES The Office of Student Activities provides opportunitie s for student development and growth through a v ariety of programs that link students' ac a demic lives with their lives outside the classroom. Student Activities' programs are educational , cultural, social and recreational , and give students an opportunity to enhance their social responsibility and leade r ship skills. Student Activities bas four distinct functions to help student s get connected and involved in campus life: programs , e v ents and co-curricular opportunitie s ; student organization services ; Metro Cool (service l e arning) ; and leadership education. These functions are designed to: 1. enlight en, stimulate and entertain the campus community , 2 . promote s tudent self worth and dignity , 3. develop self-confidence , 4 . he l p students become better prepared for life-long learni n g and increased organizational an d s ocial complexity , 5. teach students fiscal responsibility , 6. provide developmental experiences for student s to help them take responsibility for program and service delivery, and 7. teach responsible citizenship and an ethic that encourages responsib l e soc ial action. The office is located in the Ti v oli Student Union , room 305, 303-556-2595 . Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p . m., Monday through Friday . STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSEMBLY Through channels of advocacy and outreach with faculty and administration, the Student Government A s sembly (SGA ) members work with and on behalf of individual students and the MSCD student pop ulation as a whole to ensure that students ' voices are heard and that the best interest of all students is considered. SGA members are committed to enhancing opportunities for student involvement and suc cess in their campus life . The SGA office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, suite 307, 303-556 3312.

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STUDENT LIFE 3 STUDENT PUBLICATIONS The stu dent newspaper, The Metropolitan, is published by the Office of Student Publications , Tivoli , room 313, 303-556-2507 . The newspaper offers students the opportunity to explore fields such as jour nalism, web page design , advertising sales, video and audio production, marketing, graphic arts, pho tography, business and accounting through work experience . The Metropolitan and companion web ite , Metropolitan Online, are written b y and for MSCD students. Both are published weekly during the fall and spring semesters and monthly during the summer semester. Students interested in working on the paper or web s ite should contact the studen t editor at 303-556-8353. Metrosphere is the annual student literary and arts publication and i s distributed each spring semester. It contains poetry, fiction , nonfiction, art, photography and graph i cs . The Metrosphere also produces an interactive multimedia CD-ROM containing further art , poetry and writing . It is written, composed and produced entirely by students. Submissions are accepted during the fall semester. Copies are distrib uted free to tudents and are available in Tivoli room 313. For mor e information, call the student editor at 303-556-3940 . A weekly streaming v ideo new s program, Met On-Air, is bro a dca st from the Office of Student Publi cations. Plan s are under way for a campus webcast radio station, Met Radio . To volunteer for Met OnAir or Met Radio , call 303-556-2507 or sto p by Tivoli 313. The office also produces the Student Handbook and provides graphic art services at reduced costs to on campus offices, departments , organizations and individuals. To access all online student publication , go to http: // clem.mscd . edu/ themet . CAMPUS RECREATIO N The Camp u s Recreation at Auraria program is among the most affordable ways that students have found to enjoy themselves, and it is among the best recreation programs offered in Colorado. The program i s composed of the Drop-In Program (informal recreation) , lntramurals, Club Sports, Outdoor Adventure and the Phy sically Challenged Program . Student membership is free with a current, validated tudent ID. The Drop-in Program provides group and individual activities for stu dent s, fac ulty , staff, alumni and guests . Faci lit ies include four ba ske tball courts, 12 tennis courts, volleyball courts , a 25-yard indoor pool , eight handbal l/ racquetball courts, two squash courts, a weightroom , a fitness center , a dance studio, a baseball field, soft ball fields and a track . [n addition , Campus Recreation offers highand l ow impact aero bics , step aerobics and aqua aerobics daily . The Drop-in Program also offers a new instruc tional component , Healthy Lifestyles, which consists of a variety of noncredit instructional worksho p s, clinics and seminars . Check the Drop-in Program sche dule in room 108 of the Physical Education Building or call 303-556-3210 for a listing of available times . The Intramu ral Program consists of individua l and team activities open to all st udent s, faculty and staff members . T h e emphasis of the program is on participation , sportsmanship and social interaction. When ever possible , competitive and recreational divisio n s are offered to ensure participation for all ability levels. Activities include flag football , basketball , floor hockey, volleyball , racquetball and squash leagues, as well as tennis and golf tournaments. Club Sports provides students, facu lty and staff members the opportunity to develop their individual athletic abilities in an organized group s etting . The present c l ubs, which are all student initiated , inc lude aikido , fen cing, men 's lacros se, men and women's rugby, me n's volleyball , coed wa t erpolo , badminton , ski/snowbashers and tai chi. Outdo or Adventure provides the opportunity to experience the beauty and challe n ge of nature through o rg anized trips . The program provide s outdoor recreation a l experiences emphasizing skill acquisitio n , social interaction, environmental awareness and safety. Some of the many adventures offered are biking , can oeing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, family-fun outings, hiking, ice climbing, kayaking/rafting, naturalist outings , rock climbing and sai ling . The program also provide s rental equip ment , inc ludin g camping and hiking gear , canoes, cro s-country skis, mountain bike s and roller blades. The office is located i n the b asement of the Events Center. The Phy s ically Challenged Program offers a var i ety of sporti ng , recreati onal, a nd fitness opportu niti es for students with phy sica l or learning limitations . The adaptive program services encompass one-on one or group sessions that assist in using the recreational faci lity . lnform ation on planned group activ ities or indi v idual help essions is available in the Events Center, room 108,303-556 3210 .

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40 STUDENT LIFE INTER C O LLEGIATE ATHLETICS The intercollegiate athletics p r ogram play an integral role in campus life at The Metropolitan State Col lege of Denver. MSCD offers 10 intercollegiate sports programs: baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's soccer , women's soccer , men's swimming and diving , women's swimming and diving, men's tennis , women's tennis and women ' s volleyball. The teams, nicknamed the Roadrunners, compete at the Division n level of the National Collegiate Ath letic Association (NCAA). The Roadrunners are members of the 14-member Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) , which was founded in 1909 and features modest-sized schools with limited ath letic budgets. Scholarships are available for each of the 10 intercollegiate sports . They are d i sbursed by individual coaches on the basis of merit, athletic ability and team needs. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis. The Intercollegiate Athletics Office is located in the Tivoli Student Union , room 355, 303 556-8300.

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 4 ' ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIO N S CREDIT F OR PRIOR L EARNI N G Successful completion of special examination , completion of a prior learning portfolio, or assessment of nonaccredited training program s through published guides, may be used to award credit or may permit placement in advanced courses . A student may earn up to 60 semester hours of credit toward degree requirement s using prior learning credit options. This type of approved credit will be posted to the student's record after the completion of 8 semeste r hours of residency credit. Prior learning credit may not be used toward the last 12 semester hours of a degree program , does not s ubstitute for resi denc y requirements , and cannot be used to challenge prerequi ite courses for courses already com pleted . Students are advised that letter grades are not assigned for uch credit, and some institutions ma y not accept transfer credits that do not include Jetter grades. Additional information is available rrom the offices indicated in each section below and from the Center for Individualized Learning, Cen tral Classroom 106 , 303-556 8342. ADVANCE D P LACEMENT EXAMINATI ONS Student s who have performed satisfactorily in special college-level courses while in high school, and who have passed appropriate advanced placement examinations conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board , may have official AP scores submitted directly to the Office of Admissions for consideration for college credit. This office, in consultation with the appropriate department chair, determines the amount and nature of the credit and/or advanced placement granted. AP credit is awarded after the completion of eight credit hours at MSCD. (See following chart.) C our se Cr ed it Award s F or A d vance d Plac e m e n t Exams APSCORE Biology Chemistry Computer Science (A) Computer Science (AB) Economics (macro) Economics (micro) English (Comp & Lit) English (Lang & Comp) Gov 't& Politics (U.S.) Gov ' t & Politics (comparative) History (European) History (American) Math (Calc AB) 2 3 BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 C HE 1 800-4 CSI 1300 -4 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2020-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1 1 00-3 ENG 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1210-3 MTH 1400-4 4 5 BIO 1080-3 BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 & BIO 1090-1 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1850-2 CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 CSI 2300-4 CSI 2300-4 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010 3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 ENG 1010-3 E G 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 E G 1020-3 ENG 1100-3 E G 1100-3 ENG 1010-3 E G 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 E G 1020-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3 HTS 1220-3 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1410 4

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42 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS APSC ORE Math (Calc BC) Physics (B) Physics (C-Mechanics) Physics (C-Magnetism , Elec.) Psychology Spanish Language SJ?anish Literature German Language German Literature French Language French Literature Statistics 2 3 MTH 1400-4 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1 PSY 1001-3 SPA 1020-5 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 1020-5 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE2110-3 MTH 1 210-4 INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE 4 5 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 2410-4 MTH 2410-4 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2331-4 PHY2341-1 PHY 2341-1 PSY 1001-3 PSY 1001-3 SPA2110-3 SPA2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2320-3 SPA 2110 3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2310-3 GER2110-3 GER2110-3 GER2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2020-3 FRE2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2ll0-3 FRE 3010-3 MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4 MSCD recognizes the greater potential for success of international baccalaureate students. Accordingly, academic departments may award credit for demonstrated proficiency on a case-by-case basis. Students who have international baccalaureate results at the higher level may have an official transcript sent directly to the Office of Adrni sions for consideration for college credit. COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP) CLEP consists of two series of national standardized examinations: the general examinations and the sub ject examinations . They are designed to evaluate nonaccredited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge . The general examination series includes five separate examinations covering the areas of English com position , humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social science/history. Based on the results of these examinations , the College may award up to a maximum of 24 semeste r hours of credit in the freshman General Studies requirement areas. Thus, the successfu l student may test out of many of the traditional courses required during the freshman year. Students are advised to check with their major departments for information on specific General Studies requirements that may not be met by CLEP examinations. MSCD doe s not allow CLEP credit forE G 1020, the Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation course . The ubject examination series consists of more than 45 examinations that apply to specific college courses. MSCD allows credit for some of these examinations . Thirty (30) semester hours of credit also

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 4 may be awarded under this series, making a total of 54 semester hours of credit obtainable under a com bination of the two series of examinations. • Credit earned through the general examinations may be applied only to General Studies require ments. Credit earned through su bject examinations may apply to any required course work unless otherwise stated. • Credit earned will be entered on the tudent' tran cript with the title of the examination(s) , without reference to a specific MSCD course(s). CLEP examinations are recorded without reference to a letter grade and are not figured into the student's GPA. Credit earned through CLEP examinatio ns doe s not count towards residency credit requirements, a nd therefore , may not be awarded as part of the last twelve credit hours applicable to a degree. • Credit earned through CLEP examinations will not be recorded on the student's permanent record until the tudent has earned 8 hours in residency credit at MSCD . • In order to evaluate CLEP examination or military examination (DANTES) results , the tudent hould have a copy of the official score report sent to the following addre s: The Metropolitan State College of Denver ; Office of Ad.mi sions, ATTN: Transfer Evaluation ; Campus Box 16; P .O. Box 173362; Denver, CO . 80217-3362. • All CLEP examinations will be subject to the s tatement of policy in place at the time the cores are submi tted, not the policy in place at the time the examinatio n was taken. • Credit awarded through CLEP examinations at other colleges or universitie will be re-evaluated at MSCD according to the MSCD policy in place at the time the te t cores are ubmitted. Students are advised to have an official copy of their score( ) sent to MSCD in order to have that credit evaluated . • MSCD will not grant credit for a CLEP examination if prior to the semester the exam is taken, a student has completed, or was enrolled in , college courses equivalent to, or more advanced than, the subject material of the exam . Credit will not be recorded on a student' permanent record until all official transcripts from other regionally accredited colleges and universities attended by the stu dent have been received and evaluated by the Office of Admissions . • Any exception to these policies must be approved through the Board on Academic Standards Exceptions (B.A. S.E.) . Information about filing an appeal through B . A . S.E . is available from the Office of Academic Affairs. • Failure to achieve the required score(s) listed will not be entered on the permanent record. How ever, a copy of the CLEP score report will be retained in the student's file. • Any general or subject examination may be repeated 6 months after the date of the previou exami nation . For advising assistance with CLEP examinations and information about other prior learning credit options uch as departmental credit by examination and portfolio as essment, students may contact the Center for tndividualized Learning , CN 106 , 303556-8342. Additional information about the content and format of CLEP examinations is available through the College Board web site at http :// www.collegeboard.org/clep. Examinations may be taken through the Community College of Den ver Te t Center, 303-556-3810, South Classroom Building 232 . Other testing centers within the metropolitan area and within Colorado can be found through the College Board web site listed above . The scoring of general examinations will change with computer-based testing from a scaled score of 200-800 to a scaled score of 20-80. A caled score of 50 will be required before credit can be awarded for computer-based general examinations , available July 200 I .

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44 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS LLEY L:ieneral Exam Standards CLEP General Minimum Score for MSCD MSCD No C r e di t for Prior F.Ynm MSC.n C.r.:>dit4 C.rPdit C.atePorv E nrollment2 English Compo ition 500 3 Freshman E G 1010 with c. .. BIO 1000 AST 1040 atural Sciences 1 500 6 Natural Science s CHE 1010 GEL 1010 PHY 1000 Mathematics 500 3 Mathem atics MTH 1080 ART 1040 Humanities 1 500 6 Art s and Letters MUS 1000 E Gl!OO,ll!O or ENG 1120 EC O 2 010 HIS 1000 Social Science 500 6 Social Science PSC 1010 a nd History I PSY 1001 soc 1010 CLEP Subject Exam Standards The exams listed below are the onlv ones that MSCD accepts. CLEP S u bject Exam Minimum Credit No Credit for Prior Score 4 Granted EnroUrnent 2 American Govemrnent1 50 3 PSC 1010 America n Literature 50 3 E G 2210,2220 Analysis and Interpretation of Lit erature 1 55 3 E G 1100 , 1110 , 1120 E n gl i h Literature 50 3 ENG 2310, 2330 General Biolo gy 1 50 6 810 1000 Ge n e r a l Chemistry 52 6 CHE 1800 58 8 CHE 1800 , 1810 History of the U.S. I 53 3 HIS 1210 History of the U.S. II 53 3 HIS 1 22 0 Human Growth and De ve l opme nt 3 56 3 PSY 2210 Introdu ctory to Psychology I ,3 56 3 PSY 1001 Introductory Sociology 1 51 3 soc 1010 Informatio n ys t erns and Com puter Aptication 57 3 CMS 1010, CSS 1010 Prin ciples of Macroeconomics 55 3 ECO 2 010 Pr i n cip l es of Microeconomics 55 3 ECO 2020 P rincip l es of Managem e nt 46 3 MGT 3000 Western Civilizat ion I 53 3 HIS 1010 W es t ern C i v ili z ation II 53 3 HIS 1020 Although the general exammauo ns and the sub;ect exammatwns are esse nual/ y m dependem, w h e re th ere I S overlap between the two series, credit may be ob tain ed by completing only o n e of the two overlapping examina tions . 2 If during or subsequent to the semester the exam is taken , the student earns c redit in a course(s) in co lumn 5 of the tabl e t hat outlines General Examinations a ccepted at MSCD . th e credit value of the course(s) will be subtrac t ed from the co rr esponding CLEP credit previously awarded . 3 The Psychology Department doe s not allow CLEP cre dit toward the total numb er of semester hour s required for a P sy chology major or minor ; extra course work is necessary t o make up the difference . However , CLEP can count toward the degree. 4 The minimum required score for credit at MSCD for co mput er-based CLE P Gen eral Exa mination s (availab l e Jul y I . 2001) will be 50 ra t her than 500. This reflects a change in the scoring format . not a c hange in the knowledge required . Subj ec t exam ination scores r equired for gran ting credi t ma y also c han ge as t es t formats c hange.

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 4 ATTAINME T E XAMINA TIONS Any student may take attainment examination in some departments for the purpose of waiving specific graduation requirements . Pa sing uch an examination, although not reducing the number of credits required for graduation, entitles students to substitute their own choice for the required ubject. The examination is approximately the equivalent of the final examination in the course. D E P A RTMENTAL COU RSE E XAM INATIONS ln pecia l case , a department may grant tudents credit toward graduation for college courses that they request and pa s pecial college examinations. Under this provision, a maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be awarded by the College. There i a charge for this service. Examinations for credit must be ba ed on work equiva l ent to a regular cour e offered by the College (omnibus-numbered courses are excluded) . The credit granted will be for the corresponding course, pro vided the student has no previous collegiate enrollment for a s imilar course and the credit i applicable toward the s tudent 's graduation requirements . Evidence of work justifying an examination for credit mu t be pre en ted to the department chair no lat e r than the third week of cia ses in a emester. Perrni sion for such examination must be secured in advance from the appropriate dean upon recommendation of the department chair . o application for credit by examination will be approved for a student who is not currently enrolled in good standing in a degree-seeking curriculum in the College. Credit by examination will not be approved for a student who is within 12 classroom se me ste r hour of completing degree requirements. o credit by examination can be obtained for a course that a student ha s been officially enrolled at MSCD or at another institution whether or not the course ha been completed and a grade awarded. Credit by examination cannot be obtained for college cour es attended as a listener, vi itor or auditor. If a tudent has completed a more advanced course than the course for which examination credit is de ired, perrnis ion to take the exam will be granted if ap pro ve d by the appropriate department chair and dean . I f a student has already completed a equence of courses, no examination credit can be given for cour es lower in number than the high es t-number e d cour e taken by the stu dent. lfa tudent ha reg istered for a higher-numbered course in a equence, the exam for the lower-number e d co urs e mu t be completed within the first three weeks of the se me s ter . Exceptions must be a ppealed to the Board of Academic Standards Exceptions following endor ement of the department chair or de a n . Examinations cannot be taken to raise grades, to remove failures or to remove" C,"" P" or"! " notations. Credit by examination i not applicab l e toward academic residence requirements. Examination for credit will be taken at a time s pecified by the department after the s pecial examination fee has been paid . o examination for credit in a college co urse may be repeated. A grade equivalent to "A" or "B" must be attained on the examination in order to receive credit, but credit o earned for the course will be recorded without grade reference on the tudent's permanent record. Credits in cour e for which credit is earned by examination are not considered in computing college grade point ave rage . Credit by examination will be po sted after a student ha completed 8 erne ter hours of credit at M CD and after an evaluation of all po sible transfer credits has been completed. P ORTFOLIO A s ESS MEN T Students may apply for credit for college-level learning gained through experience b y preparing and ubmitting a p r ior l earning portfolio . Credit is awarded on the basi of a careful asse ment of the prior l earning p ortfolio by faculty i n the department from which credit i ought. P ortfolio assessme n t is available in many , but not all, academic departments . The portfolio is developed with the a istance of th e Center for Individualized Learning, Central Class room 106 , 303-556-8342. Portfolio asses ment may be used to apply for c r e dit for specific courses listed in the Catalog. Students ma y al o apply for credit for omnibu courses through portfolio assess ment with the perrni ion of the appropriate aca demi c department. Applicants for credit through port folio a e ment will generally be required to t ake EDS 2680-1, The Portfolio De velo pment Workshop. There i a charge of one-half the part-time tudent tuition i charged for credit awarded through port folio a essment; 40 per requested cour e i du e prior to the assessment of the portfolio by faculty and i nonrefundable. The remainder i due if an d when cre dit is awarded. Policie s which govern credit for prior learning option app l y to credit awar ded through the portfo lio pro cess.

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46 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Contact the Center for Individualized Learning for assistance and further information at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom I 06. Information es ions about portfolio asses ment and other credit for prior learning options are held on a regular basi . CREDIT FOR MiLITARY TRAINING AND OTHER TRAINING PROGRAMS Military training and other educational program , including DA TES, that have been assessed for col lege credit by the American Council on Education will be evaluated by the Office of Admi sions for transfer credit at MSCD. For formal military training , copies of training certificates and a copy of the DD-214 hould be submitted to the Office of Admissions . For other training , official ACE transcripts should be submitted . Credit limit is 30 emester hour . COOPERATIVE EDUCATION The Cooperative Education lnternship Center places student in work experiences related to their aca demic major. The purpose of the internships is to integrate academic training with actual work experi ence . This combination allows students to make reali tic career decisions , gain valuable work experi ence , obtain recommendations for graduate sc hool and earn money to help defray college expenses. Students work in large corporations, mall businesses, gove rrunent and nonprofi t agencie throughout the metropolitan area. Most co-op student are paid by their employer , but in those professional fields where co-op salaries are not available, volunteer intern ship placements are offered to help stu dents gain e entia! work experience. Co-op internship placements are available in most academic majors and minor . Students must com plete 30 seme ter hours of college cour e work with a minimum 2 . 50 GPA and hav e a declared major to be eligible for regi tration with co-op . o fees are charged to the student or employer for participa tion in the program , and each student's interests and job requirements are di cussed individually with a profe ss ional coordinator . Student may choose from three different work schedule based on the academic calendar. The alter nating plan provides fulltime periods of work every other emester with intervening semesters spent in full-time tudy . The parallel schedule place students in a job while they simulta neou sly attend school. The e position are usually part-time. The short tenn/surnmer plan allows students to elect a work expe rience that Ia t for no more than one semester. The College awards academic credit for superv ised cooperative education placements . Stude nt s must complete a credit application , available from the co-op office , and this application must be approved by a faculty member from the department in which credit is to be granted . o more than 15 semes ter hours of cooperative education credit will be applie d toward MSCD d egree requirement . Credit earne d for the co-op education work experiences are not applicable towar d General Studies requirements. Addi tional departmental re trictions may apply to certain major . SERVICE-LEARNING The Service-Learning Program combines clas room experience with ervice to the metropolitan com munity . P articipating students receive credit for appropriate public service, which is beneficial to the community and expands tudent horizons in intellectually and personally meaningful ways . Emerging from a wide variety of d isciplines, service-learning courses are struct ured by faculty to weave service into community-based and government agencies, with c l assroom reflection and ana l ysis of the learning offered through these experiences. The course are al o designed to address real needs in our multicultural world , such as homelessness, at-risk youth , domestic violence , the environment, culture and the arts , and mental illness . Agencies that have provided service opportunities include Fort Logan Mental Health Center, the Denver Commission on Aging , Big Sisters , the Colorado Historical Society , the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program , and numerous elementary and high schools, senio r cen ters , and nur ing homes. Service-learning credit is available in most academic majors and minors. Prerequisites and other requirements vary with each department. To learn how to participate in thi s program , including discus sion of placement options , students should contact or visit the Service-Learning Program office to schedule an interview .

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THE FIRST-YEAR PROGRAM The First-Year Program is designed to unify and coordinate College efforts to help entering students achieve a successful fLrst year. The program pro vides intensive advising , course selection guidance and academic monitoring throughout the ftrst year , as well as coordinating academic support services for first year students . Additionally, the program offers a First-Year Seminar course, XXX 1190 , which provides appropriate readings and written work enabling students to di scuss and write about current is ue including the val ue of higher education. All first-time MSCD stu dents may enroll i n the First Year eminar course and other appropriate courses as determined by a e ment at entry . The program furnishes an environment where problem solving, creativity and peer interaction are encouraged. For additional information call 303-556-8447 . THE HONORS PROGRAM The Honor Program provides an academic program for highly motivated s tudents with broad academic interest . The program provides honor s sections of General Studies course and unique interdisciplinary courses. Honors cour es are small in order to encourage class participation and a close relationship between students and faculty. Honors clas es are de igned to promote independent thought and creative inquiry . The director of the Honors Program and the honors faculty provide academic advising and serve as mentors to students as they consider their post -gra duate goals. The ultimate mission of the Honors Program is to create a community of sc holars . It s ponsors an Honors Club, an annual Honors Conference, and stu dy-abroad courses which allow tudents to explore idea outside the classroom. tudents who complete 27 semester hours of honors courses, including a thesis, will receive an honors designation on their transcript. An Honors application form may be obtained from the Honors Program Director . Since the Honors Pro gram participates in the Colorado Scholarship Program , stu dents admitted to the Honors Program are eligible to apply for a scholarshi p . Additional information on the Honors Program is available by calling 303-556-4865 or by i nquiring in We t Classroom Bu ilding, Room 147. R e quir e d Cou rses erne ter Hou r HON 2750 The Legacy of Arts and Letters l* ........................ 3 HO 2760 The Legacy of Arts and Letters II * ....................... 3 HON 4950 Senior Honors Thesi s ................ . . ............ ... 3 Subtotal .................... ............. .................... 9 Students must take at least nine (9) hours from the following: HO 2800 Hi tory of Science ... ................................. 3 HO 2810 Development of Experimental Science .... . .... . ........ .. 3 HON 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking* . . . . . ... ................... 3 HO 3800 Revolutions and Social Change I * ...... .... ......... ..... 3 HO 3810 Revolutions and Social Change W . . ..................... 3 HO 3850 American Culture I* .. ................................ 3 HO 3860 American Culture U* .................................. 3 Subtotal ........... . ......................................... 9 Electives Honors tudents must choose three (3) elective course with an Honors prefix in consultation with the Honor Pr ogram Director. Subtotal ............................................ ......... 9 Total ...................................................... 27 • Approved General Studi es courses. INDI VIDUALI ZE D D E G REE PROG RAM. The Individualized Degree Program (ID P ) offers students the opportunity to de sign and propose a major , extended major or minor to meet s pecific educational goals when other major or minors listed in the Catalog cannot meet the student' educational objectives. Either a bachelor of art or a bachelor of science degree in Individualized Studies may be ought. Each tudent will work with an advisor in

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48 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS the Center for Individualized Learning and with a faculty mentor to develop a proposal for his/he r degree program. A practicing professional in the student's field of study may also b e invite d to serve as a community consultant to assist the student and the faculty in the development of the program of study . Be c au e careful and thoughtful planning is essential to de igning a coherent and congruent program of s tudy , tudents are encouraged to begin developing their proposals early in their enrollment at MSCD. Interested tudents should contact the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Classroom I 06, 303556-8342 , for assi s tance and for complete information regarding the policie and procedures for the development and approval of an Individualized Studie major or minor. Information es ions are hel d throughout the year. Each Individualized Studies major or minor will be approved by the department chair from the acad emic department from which the majority of credit is drawn , the appropriate dean and the director of the Center for Individuali z ed Learning . All requirements that apply to any bachelor's degree from MSCD apply to I ndividualized St u dies. A grade ofC must be earned in each course included in the student's major or minor, and students mu t have a GPA of 2 . 5 before an Individualized Studies program may be approved. The title for each student's program will be Indi vidualized Studi e s w ith a concentration in ___ . Majors may not include courses in Level II General Studies that have the same prefiX as the depart ment from which the majority of credit is drawn for their major. o more than 30 hours of credit out of the total of 120 credit hours may be included in the stu dent's degree plan from the School of Business . Each Individualized Studies major or minor mu t include courses that have not yet been completed at the time the proposal is approved. See each IDP option be l ow for the specific number of credits that must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. Proposals may be submitted for : An Individualized Studies MAJOR, which requires a minimum of 40 credit hours , including 21 hours of upper-division credit. Fifteen (15) hours mu t be completed after the propo al is approved by the department chair. A minor chosen from the Catalog is required. An Individualized Studies MINOR, which requires a minimum of 20 credit hours , including 6 hours of upper division credit. Six (6) hours must be comp l eted after the proposal is approved by the department chair. A major cho en from the Catalog is required . An Individualized Studies EXTE DED MAJOR may be proposed when the student's field of study requires more in-depth study or courses from multiple discipline that cannot be accommo dated in an !DP major. An extended major requires a min i mum of 60 cred it h ours, includi n g 27 hour of upper-division credit. Twenty-one (21 ) hours must be completed after the proposa l is approved by the department chair . No min or is required . INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND INTE R CULTURAL E D UCATI O N The Metropolitan State College of Denver is committed to providing all tudents with a strong educa tional foundation that enhances their understanding of the total human experience and enables them to maximize their potential for growth and development in a rapidly changing world. Through the pro grams of the Institute for International and Intercultural Education , tudent and faculty have opportu nitie to develop and participate in activities de igned to promote a greater under tanding and expertise in global issues . The Institute also seeks to maintain a positive environment that enhance the learning experiences of international students attending MSCD . The ln titute i located in the Rectory Building, room 204 , and can be reached at 303-556-4004 . The following programs reflect the mis ion of the Insti tute . I DIVIDUALIZED D E GRE E PROGRAM Students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary major or a minor in international studies may do so under the Individualized Degree Program (IDP). The IDP allows students , in close consultation with and approval of a faculty mentor, to design a course of tudy that best meets their needs. Students may choose from a wide range of courses dealing with international topics that are regu l arly offere d to com-

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SPEC IAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 4 plete a major or minor. Contact the ln titute for lntemational and intercultural Education at 303-5564004 or the Center for individualized Learning at 303-556-8342 , Central Cia sroom 106 . STUDY-ABROAD COURSES The lnstitute coordinates a varjety of short-term and emester-long study abroad courses each year. During the past several years, these cour es have been held in Mexico , England , Germany, France , Spain, Italy , Central America, Rus ia and Egypt. These courses are generally directed by full-time MSCD faculty, are two to five weeks in duration and are available t o eligible student . Assistance i s provided to students who choose to participate in stu d y abroa d courses offered by other U.S. or foreign universities. The College operates two semester abroad programs in Guadalajara , Mexico and London , England . These are offered in coo peration with the University of Guadalajara and the American Institute for For eign Study / Richmond College partnership . Students must be in good academic standing in order to par ticipate in these programs. Contact the In stitute for information regarding the latest offerings. RESOURCE CENTER The lnstitute maintains a resource bank of information on: a multitude of stu dy-abro ad program offered by other univer ities and organizations international internship opportunities graduate programs in international studies faculty seminars and conferences internationalization of curricula international employment opportunities l TERNATIONAL STUDE T S ERVICES The Institute provides a variety of services to international stu dent attending MSCD . The e include counseling on visas, schoo l transfers , work permission and housing; conducting academic and cultural orientation sessions; assisting with immigration issues; providing information to emba sie and spon sors ; advising on academic issues ; and organizing social and cultural events . FACULTY SERVICES The Institute place s a high priority on enabling interested faculty to enhance their international experi ences and, consequently, enrich their curricula. The faculty are regularly infonned of professional development seminars , international conferences, exchange opportunities and fellowships . international faculty teaching at MSCD are given as istance with immigration and related matters in accordance with College policies . SPECIAL EVENTS The institute regularly organizes conferences , seminars and lecture eries to promote intellectual dis courses on issues affecting the contemporary world . COMMUNITY CONNECflO S The institute maintains links with numerous local and national organization and profe sional associa tions dea l ing with international, educational, economic , socia l and cultural activities with a view to strengthen college-community partnerships and to remain curre nt with the latest de velopments in the area of international education. L ANGUAGE AND CULTURE I NSTITUTE The Language and Culture institute was established in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad. The institute currently operates a summer program in Mexico , a surnrner intensive language institute in Ger many, and a winter study and travel program in Mexico ' s Yucatan Peninsula and in Central America. The institute offers credit through the Modem Language Department.

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50 GENERAL STUDIES T HE GE N ERAL STUDIES PROGRAM P HIL O SOPHY OF THE G ENERAL STUD I ES PROGRAM The Metropolitan State College of Denver eeks to prepare its graduates for a lifetime of learning, which, in our changing and complex society, requires focused expertise (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to communicate with and learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate edu cation fost ers the critical thinking necessary for t h e exploration of unfamiliar disc i p l ines and for the syn thesis of l earning , and exposes students to the richne sand variety of the intellectua l universe . Ge n e ral Stud ies Information Student must u e a single catalog to meet all degre e requirements , including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studies requirement have been made retroactive . A a consequence , many General Studies requirement and policies described in thi Catalog may be followed by students using earlier catalogs. Ge n e ral S tudi es Goal s The General Studies Program is design e d to help graduates achieve the following compete ncies : MSCD tudents should be able to: I . Write and speak with clarity; 2. Read and listen critically; 3. Draw conclusions from quantitative data ; 4. Recognize faulty reasoning ; 5 . Organize ideas ; and 6 . Communicate with experts in other discipline s and learn from them. MSCD stu dent s should: 7. Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems ; 8. Have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history , art and letters , society, and sc ience ; and 9. Be introduced to the basic methods , knowledge , problems or attitudes characteristic of a field. S tructur e of the General Studi es Program The Genera l Studies Program i s structured to foste r the develo p ment of skills an d t o enco u rage stu d ents to use their mastery of kills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Pro gram provide s two levels of experience : Leve l 1-SkiUs Level I courses provide students with the ba ic kill of reading and li tening critically, recognizing faulty rea oning , drawing conclu ions from quantita tive data, organizing ideas, and writing and speaking with clarity. Leve l D Br e adth of Kno w l e d ge Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problem s or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approache s to problem , enable students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them , and cultivate in students an informed awarenes of the principal achieveme nts in history , arts an d letters , ocia l science, an d science . In addition, in Levelll courses s tudents will continue to develop their skills in language and mathematics . Di s tribution and Credit Requir e ments To com plete their General Studie s Program , students must take approved courses that fulfill the fol lowing distribution and credit requirements: Ca t eg ory Levell• Se m es t e r Hours Composition ............. .............................................. 6 Mathematics ........................................................... 3 Communications ....................................................... 3

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 Level II** Historical ............. . .... ...... . . . ....................... . . .... ..... 3 Arts and Letters ..... .......................... ............ ............. 6 Social ciences ..... .... . . ..................... ......................... 6 atural Sciences ... . . . ......................................... . ........ 6 Total*** ............................................................. 33 *A transfer cours e or c ourses of at l e ast 2 s e m es t e r h o ur s judged to b e s imilar in skill d eve l o pm e nt and c ontent to a L e v ell c ourse will sati sfY an individual L evell cours e r e quir e m ent. Equi v al e n cy will be determined by the d e partment offering the Level 1 c our se. **On e -hour de v iations in the L evelll c at e gori e s ma y b e allow ed. ***A sllld e nt' s c ompl e t e d G e n e ral Studi es Program mu s t c ontain at l e ast 33 se me s t e r hours. Basic Rules: • Only approved co ur ses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements . A current lis tin g of the e courses is published in this sectio n , in the Gene ral Colleg e R e quirements brochure, and in the Course Descriptions section of thi Catalog . • General Studies course need not be counted toward General Studies requirement s. They may be taken as electives or to satisfy requirements in the major or degree program . D epartments or program may spec ify, by prefix and number , some General Studies courses in a dditi on to courses r e quir ed for the major or a professiona l c r edential. • Cour es taken using the pa -fail option cannot be counted for General Studies. LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS: COMPOSITION, MATHEMAT ICS AND COMMUNICATION FRE HMAN A ES ME T: READL G, WRITT G AND MATH EMAT I C PLACEME T EXAMS First-time college students are r equired to complete the reading , writing and mathematics placement examination (see A sessment Requirements section ) . Examination results erve as the basi s for acad emic advi ing. To increa e their opportunity for succ e s , tudent s may be required to take course s below the level of the first year course s offered by MSCD . Students should be aware , however , tha t no credit is given for co ur se that are below the college level. Also , plea s e s ee page 23 of this Cat alog . Plac ement Test Pre r eq uisite s tudents mu t have a pas ing score on the appropriate placement test before they will be allowed to reg ister for Level I General Studies courses in Engli s h , mathematics and reading . Exception s will be made for stu dent who have earned at lea t a grade of" C " in the community college course specified by the department. The A se sment Center administers the placement tests. Student should consult an advisor in the Advising Center for guidance in selecting the appropriate Level I courses. COMPOSITION REQ IRED COUR E (minimum 6 s emester hours ) liil ENG I 0 I 0 Freshman Compo s ition : The Essay .......... . . . .......... . 3 liil ENG 1020 Fres hman Compo s ition : Analy is, Resear c h & Documentation . . . 3 R ULE : Co 1PO I TIO RQU1REM T • Student mu t comp l ete the E G I 0 I 0 requirement within their fir t 30 emester hour a t MSCD and theE G 1020 requirement within the ir fir t 60 semester hours. These requirements may be po tponed only if approved in writing by the English Department. • Students mu t demonstrate the adequacy of their writing skills in the placement exam before enrolling in E G 1010. Those tudents who s e writing skills are inadequate will be coun s eled on how to improve those skills. Students may be required to complete additional cour e work . • Student will have satisfied the Level I compo s ition requirement s if they : atisfactorily complete E G I 010 and I 020 , or pa a CLEP (E G I 010 only) or AP e x amination appro v ed by the English Dep a rtment , or transfer equiva l ent course s . Pl e a se note: " me" indi c at es that th e course is al s o approved a s a mult icult ural course; liil indicates that the cour se i s a v ailabl e online.

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52 GENERAL STUDIES MATHEMATICS (mi n imum 3 semester hours)* MTH 1080 Mathematical Modes ofThought .................. . . .... . . 3 MTH Ill 0 College Algebra ............. .................... . . . . .4 g MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ...................... . . ....... .4 g MTH 1310 Finite Mathematics for the Manage m ent & Social Sciences . .... .4 MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematic s I ... .................. . .......... 4 R u :s: MATHE 1ATICS REQUIR EMENT • Students will take the mathematic s placement exam to d etermine their abilities to calculate with frac tion s , decimals and percents , and to know and u se ele menta ry geo metrical formulas. Those whose skills are inadequate are required to complete college arithmetic course work before enro llin g in a Level I mathematics cour e. Som e co ur es ha ve additio nal requirements. • Students must complete the Level I mathematics requ ir e ment within their first 30 semes ter hour s at MSCD . This requirement may b e po s tponed on a n indiv i dual basis i f the postponeme nt is approved in writing by the Mathemat ical and Compu ter Sciences D e partment. • Student s will have satis fied the Level I mathematic requ ir ements if they: pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Le ve l I mathematics credit (see course s I i sted a b ove) , or pass a C L E P or AP exa min at i on a pproved b y the Mathem atica l and Computer Science s Dep artment, or successfully complete a mathematics course for whic h a Level I mathematics course is a prerequi site, or transfer an equ i va lent course. • A tra n sfe r cour se or co urses of at/east 2 se m es ter h ours judge d to be sim ilar in skill development and co ntent to a L evel l co urse will sat i sfy an individual L evell co urs e requirement. Equi vale n cy is d e ter min e d by the department offering the L eve l I c our se. COMMUNICATIONS (minimum 3 emeste r hou rs)* FRE I 020 E l ementary Fre n c h U ........... ........................ 5 GER 1020 E l eme n tary German II . . . . ........... . ........... ....... 5 HON 2950 The Art of Critica l Thinking ............................ .3 PHJ Ill 0 L anguage, Logic & P ersuasio n .......................... .3 RDG 1510 Cognitive Strategies for Analytical R eading ............... . . 3 SPA 1020 Elementary Span ish II .................................. 5 g SPE 1010 Public Speaking .......................... . ........... 3 SPE 1 620/MDL 1 620 American Sig n Language Ll ..... ......................... 3 g SPE 1710 Interpersonal Commu n ication ............................ 3 R LES: COMMUNICATION REQ IRE 1ENT • Students must com pl ete the required Leve l 1 conununicat ion course wi thin their fir s t 30 se mest e r hour s at MSCD . • Students will have satisfied th e Level I communication requir ements if they : pass an approved Level I communication course (lis ted above ), or pass a CLEP or AP examination app r oved b y a d e partment offering a Level I communica tion cour e , or transfer an equiva lent course, or transfer a second semester , four-or five-seme s ter hour foreign language cour e or a more a d vanced language course that i s taug ht in a lan g uage n ot offere d at MSCD , or

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 pa or tran fer an advanced foreign language course that is taught in the foreign language a n d that has MSC D's FRE I 020, GER I 020 and SPA I 020 or equivalent cour e work, or mor e advanced cour e work as a p r erequi ite, or pass or transfer an advanced public speaking course for which MSCD's SPE 1010 or a comparable cour e i a prerequisite. tudents who have satisfie d the communication requirement u ing the advanced foreign language course or the a d vanced public speaking course must place that course in the Level I communications requireme n t slot. Level ll General Studie courses u ed to satisfy the Level I communication require ment cannot also be counted in the Level II category . • A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Lev el I course will satiify an individual Levell course requirement. Equivalency is deter mined by the department offering the Level I course. LEVEL II REQUIREME N TS Courses a p proved to atisfy the Level li requirement are distributed among four categoric . The cate gories , together with the minimum number of semester hours a student must accumulate to satisfy thi requirement, are given below . One-hour deviations in the General Studies Level II categories may be allowed , p rovided the tudent has completed at lea t 33 semes ter hours of General Studie courses. L EVEL Jl C ATEG O RIE Historical ...............•...................... 3 Art and Letters ................................. 6 Social Science ................................... 6 Natural cience .................................. 6 R U LES: L EVEL 0 REQU L RME T Pre requisite s : Level ll General Studies course have at lea t the following prerequi s ites or co r equisites , and some cou r ses have additional prerequisite (see the Course De cription ec tion in this Catalog). • Historical and Arts an d Letters : Courses numbered I 000 to 1990 : minimum performance tandard scores on reading and writing preassessment placement tests Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: sati faction of the Levell mathematics cour e require ment and either E G I 0 I 0 or the Level I communication course requirement Course numbered 3000 and above: a tis faction of all Level I General Studie course requirements • atural Science and Social Science : Courses numbered I 000 to 1990: minimum performance standards scores on the reading , writing and mathematics prea sessment placement tests c::>Cour e numbered 2000 to 2990: a tis faction of the Levell mathematics cour se require men t and either E G 1 010 or the Levell communication course requirement Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I cour e requirements • Stu d e nts may not use courses having the same prefix as their major di cipline or cro lis ted with their major di cipline to atisfy the Level II requirements . • Stu d ents may use courses having the same prefiX as their minor discipline or crossli ted with t heir minor di cipli n e to satisfy General Studie s requirement . However, a minimum of 18 cre d its mus t be used only in the minor and not for General Studie . Deviation from the Cat alog r equirements require approval of the minor department , and some departments require that more than 18 credits be used only in the minor. Please contact the minor department for addi tional information . • Stu d ent may not apply more than 8 emester hours of credit with the same course prefiX to the Leve l n requirements .

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54 G ENERA L S TUDIE S • Stu d e n ts may use either prefix for a cross l isted course, i.e., one designated XXX f'{YY) . They mus t sel ec t the p reftx they wish to use at r egistration; the se l ection may not b e changed l a t e r . • History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level II in the social scien ce, arts a nd letters, or natural sciences categories in lieu of the three hour in the historical category. • History majors may not use courses that are cro slisted with history courses for General Studies. HISTORICAL ( M I NIMUM 3 SEMESTE R HO U RS)* Historical courses aim to im p art a b road knowledge of hi tory w i th emphasi upo n the major fo r ces, per ons an d events that have shaped the modern world . FRE 3550 French Historical Perspectives ............................ 3 HJS 1000 American Civilization .................................. 3 HI S IOIO Western Civilizat i on to 1715 ... .......................... 3 HJS I 020 Western C ivil izatio n ince 1715 . . . . ........... . .......... 3 HIS IIIO Co l orado History I .................................... 3 g HIS 1 210 American Hi tory to 1865 . ..... . ........ ................ 3 g HIS 1 220 Amer i can History since I 865 ............................ 3 HI S 1250 China , Japan, Korea si nce 1800 ........................... 3 HIS 1 650/WMS 1650 Women in U .S. H i story ............ ................. . ... 3 HIS 1 850 Ear l y America n History and Government ................... 3 me Hl S 1 910 / CHS 1010 History of Meso-America : Pre-Columbian & Colon i a l Period ... 3 me HlS 1920 / CHS 1020 History of the Chicaoa/o in the Southwest: 1810 to P resent ...... 3 me HJS 1930 AS 1930 History of Indigenous/Hi panic American .................. 3 me HIS 1940 / AAS II30 Survey of African Hi tory ............................... 3 H l S 2010 Contemporary World Hi tory ............................ 3 me HIS 2950 / AAS 2I30 West African Civi l izations . . . .... . ...................... 3 HIS 3030 Ancient Orient & Greece ................................ 3 HIS 3060 Rome and the Cae ars .................................. 3 g mc HlS 3090 ative Americans in American His tory ..................... 3 g HIS 3041 World History to 1500 ............................... . . 3 g H I S 3051 World History since 1500 ........................... ... .3 HI S 3120 Medieva l History .................................. .. .3 I-US3140 Renaissance & R efonnation ..................... . . . ..... 3 HIS 3310 England to 1714 .................................. .... 3 H I S 3320 England since 1714 ......... . . ....• .................... 3 me H I S 3590 Americao Immigration Hi tory ........... ...... . ..... . ... 3 HJS 3700 Modem China . . . ................................. . ... 3 HIS 37 4 0 Mo dem J apa n . .... . . . ...................... . . . . ...... 3 HIS 38 I O Latin America: R epub l ics ............................... 3 H I S 4 IIOIHO 3850 American Culture I .................................... 3 H I S 4120/HO 3860 American Culture II ....... ........... ........... ...... 3 History m ajo r s must take three extra semester hours at Level II i n the Socia l Scie n ces, Art & L etters, or atu r a l Science categories in lieu of the th r ee hour in the Historical category. H istory majors m ay not use courses that are crossl isted with history course for General Studies. • A onehour deviation in the General Studies historical requirement may be allowed, provided the s tu dent has completed at least 33 seme ter hours of General tudie course . Please 11ote: " me" i11dicat es that t h e co urse i s also approve d a s a multicultural course; g i11dicates that th e course i s a v ailabl e o11li11e.

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 ART S & L ETTE RS {MINIMUM 6 SEME TE R HOURS)* Arts & Letters courses impart a broad knowledge of important works and major schools of thought from at lea t two centuries. They al o pro vide a foundation for critical evaluatio n within the disci pline . me AAS 3240/E G 32 40 ART 1 040 ART 2040/MUS 20 40 me ART 3090 ART 3950/WMS 3950 g CHS20101E G2410 ENG 1100 E G 1110 E G 1120 E G 1310 g ENG 2410 / CHS 2010 E G 3030 me ENG 3240 / AAS 3240 ENG 3420 ENG 3430 ENG 3460 FRE3110 FRE 3120 GER 3200 HO 2750 HO 2760 g MUS 1000 MUS 2040 / ART 2040 me MUS 3000 me MUS 3020 MUS 3040 me MUS 3050 PHIIOIO PHI 1030 PHI 3000 PHI 3020 g PHI 3360 PSC 3050 g RDG 3060 SPA 3200 SPA 3210 SPA 3220 SPE 2770/WMS 2770 SPE 3080 g SPE 3740 me SPE 3760 African Ameri can Liter ature ............. ............... .3 Art Appreciation Survey ................................ 3 An Integrated Approach to Art and Mu ic ......•............ 3 Art & Cultural Heritage ......................... . ...... .3 Women's Art/Women's I ss ues ................... . ..... . .3 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .......................... .3 I ntroduction to Literature ... . .......................... .3 introduction to Fiction . . ............................... .3 introduction to Drama .................................. 3 I ntroduction to S h akespeare ............................. 3 Survey of Chicana/o Literature . .... ...................... 3 Semantics ........................................... 3 African American Literature . ............................ 3 English Bible as Literature ..... . ........................ 3 Classical Mytho l ogy ................................... 3 Children's Literature ................................ . . .3 Survey of French Literature I ..........•.... ............ .3 Surve y of French Literature li ............................ 3 German Culture & Civilization ........................... 3 The Legacy of Arts & Letters I ........................... 3 The Legacy of Arts & Letters II ........•................. 3 introduction to Mu ic ................................. .3 An integrated Approach to Art and Musi c ................... 3 Musics of America .................................... 3 Jazz Styles-America's Music ............. . .............. 3 Mu sic & the Art s ......... ............... .. ............ 3 Musics of the World ................................ . . . 3 Introduction to Philosophy .............................. 3 Ethic s .............................................. 3 History of Greek Philosophy ..................... ........ 3 History of Modem Philo ophy . . . . . ..................... .3 Business Eth i cs ....................................... 3 Political Theory ....................................... 3 Critical Reading/Thinking ............................... 3 Culture & Civilization of Spain . . . .............. . ..... . ... 3 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization ................... 3 Folklore & Culture of the Mexican Southwest . . ..... ......... 3 Gender & Communication ............................... 3 Great American Speaker s ............................... 3 Psychology of Communication ........................... 3 Cultural Influences on Communication .............. . . . ... .3 THE 2210 Introduction to Theatre ................................. 3 WMS 2770 / SPE 2770 Gender & Communication . ............................. . 3 WMS 3510 Feminist Theory .. .................................... 3 WMS 3950 / ART 3950 Women 's Art/Women's Issues .......................... .3 • A one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and letters requirement may be allowed, prov ide d the stu dent h as completed at least 33 semester hour of General Studi es courses. Ple a se not e : " me" indi c ate s that th e course i s al s o appr ove d a s a multi c ultural course. g indi c ates that tlte c our se i s a v ailabl e online.

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56 GENERAL STUDIES SOCIAL SCIENCES (MINIMUM 6 SEMESTE R H OURS)* Social Science courses aim to explore the formation , behavior and interaction of various social , cultural, political or economic groups and institutions. me AAS 1010 Introduction to African-American Studie .......... ... ...... 3 5il.rnc AAS 2100 / CHS 2100 / Women of Color . : .................................. .. 3 lCS 2100 AS 2100/WMS 2100 me AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politic s & Black People ......... ................ . .... . . . 3 me AAS 3300 / SOC 3140 The B lack Community ..... . ...... ..................... 3 AAS 3550 / SOC 3440 The Black Family . ................................... . 3 g ACC 1010 Accounting for Non-Busines Majors ......... ............. 3 ANT 1310 I ntroduction to Cu l tural Anthropo l ogy ........•..... ...... . . 3 me ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication ......................... .. 3 me ANT 3310 Ethnography of orth American I nd i ans ...•... ............. 3 me ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illn ess ...................... 3 5il.mc CHS 1 000 I ntroduction to Ch i cana/o Stud i es ................. . . ...... 3 5il.mc CHS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Co l or ........... ... ........................ 3 I CS 2100 AS 2100/WMS 2100 me CHS 31 00 / SOC 3130 The Chicana/o Community ............ . . ................ 3 CHS 3210 / SOC 3470 The Chicano Fami l y ................. ....•............. 3 g ECO 20 I 0 Principle s of Economics-Macro ........... ............... .3 g ECO 2020 Principle s of Economics-Micro ........................... 3 me EDS 3110 Proces ses of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3 EDS 3200 Educational P syc hology Applied to Teaching ................ 3 FrN 2250 Personal Money Managem ent .... . ...................... .3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio-Cultural l ues ...................... .3 g GEG 1000 World R egiona l Geograph y ...... ................... .... .3 g GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography ........................ 3 GEG 1920 Concepts and Connection s in Geography .................... 3 GEG 2020 Geography of Colorado ................................ .3 me GEG 3300 AS 3300 / Land Use, Cu ltur e & Confli c t ............ ................ 3 PSC 3300 g HES I 050 Dynamic of Health ............. ........ .. ... . . . ...... 3 HES 2000 Health Poli t ics & Polic y . .... ..... ............. . . . ...... 3 HES 2180 AIDS: Acquired I mmune Deficie n cy Syndrome .............. 3 HIS 3660 Recent U .S., 1 945-1970's ... ........ . .................. .3 5il.mc HMT 1850 M u lticu l tural/Multin ational Cu l tura l Adjustment/Rea d justment ... 3 HON 3800 Revo l utions & Socia l Change I ............ .............. . 3 HON 3810 Revo l utions & Soc i a l Change II . .................... .... . 3 HPS 2720 Fun d ame n tals of Coaching ................ . ............. 2 me H SP 3490 Multicultural I ss u es in Human Services ........... ......... .4 me ICS I 000 Introduction to Asian American Studie ... ................. 3 5il.mc ICS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color ................ . ..................... 3 CHS 2100 AS 2100/WMS 2100 g lND 2810 Technology , Society & You ............... .............. 3 JRN 1010 Introduction to Journali sm & Ma s Media ................... 3 LES 4730 Sociology of Athletics in American Society ....... ......... .3 g MKT 2040 Managerial Communication ........... . ................. 3 me AS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studie s . . . . . .... ........... 3 5il.mc AS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women ofColor .................................... . .3 CHS 2100/ICS 2100/WMS 2100 me AS 3200/PSC 3200 me NAS 3300 / GEG 3300 / PSC 3300 g PSC 1010 g PSC 1020 alive American Politic s ... . . .......................... .3 Land Use, Culture & Conflict ............ ......... ...... .3 American ational Go vernmen t .............. ....... .... .3 Politica l Systems & Ideas ... ............................ 3

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! GENERAL STUDIES 5 PSC 2100 Politi cal Socialization .................................. 3 me P C 2200 / AAS 2200 PSC 3120 Politic & Black People ........... ..................... .3 American Constitutional Law ................ . . . ......... 3 m e PSC 3200 AS 3200 ative American Politic ... . . . .......................... 3 me PSC 3300 / GEG 330 0 / Land Use, Culture & Conflict ............................ 3 AS 3300 PSC 3630 Latin American Politic ................................. 3 PSY 1001 Intr oductory P syc holo gy ................. ... ........... . 3 P Y I 00 Dev e l o pmental Educational P ychology .................... 4 PSY 2160 Personality & Adju stment ............................... 3 PSY 2210 P ychology of Human Development ................. ...... 3 PSY 3250 Child P syc hology ..................................... 3 PSY 3260 Psychology of Adolescence ................... ........... 3 me SED 2200 Diver ity, Disability , and Education .................. . .... 3 OC 1010 Introduction to Sociology ....... . . . .................... . 3 me SOC 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology . . . ........ ............. 3 SOC 20 I 0 Current ociall ue .................................. . 3 me SOC 3130 / CHS 3100 The Chicana/o Community ......................... . . . . . 3 me 0 3140 / AAS 3300 The Black Community ....... . ......................... 3 me SOC 3220/WMS 3220 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups .......... ................. 3 SO 3440 / AAS 3550 The Black Family ... .................................. 3 OC 3470 / CHS 3210 The Chicano Family ......... . . . ....................... 3 g SWK 1010 introduction to Social Welfare & Social Work . . . . ........... 3 J;;l WMS 1001 introduction : Woman in Transition .... ......... ........... 3 J;;lmc WMS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color ..... . . . . . ... ... . .................... . 3 CHS 2100/ICS 2100 AS 2100 me WMS 3220 / SOC 3220 Race , Gender & Ethnic Group ........................... 3 *A one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and letter requirement may be allowed , provided the studen t has completed at lea t 33 seme ter hours of General Studies courses . Pl e ase note: " me" indi c ate s that the cou rse i s also approved a a ltlllfti cuflllra l cot/1', e; g indicates tlrat tire cour se is availabl e online. NATURAL SCIENCE (MN1M M 6 EMESTER HO RS)* Natural Science courses provide an opportunity for tudent s to experience the systematic formu lation and testing of hypothe es and to learn the importance of accurate ob ervation and mea urement. tu dents will differ entia t e among fact, specula tion , evidence, inference , belief, theory , law and general ization . ANT 1010 AST 1040 / AST 1040sp A T 3040 BIO I 000/810 I OOOsp BIO 1010/810 IOIOsp B I O 1080/810 10 0 p* BIO 1090* B I O 3300 BIO 3530/HES 3 10 BIO 3550 CHE 1010 CHE 1100 C HE 1850 & either CHE 1800 or 1810** C HE 3100 CHE 3120 GEG 1100 Phy ic a l Anthropology & Pre history ...................... .3 Introdu ctio n to Astronomy .................... . ......... 3 Modem Cosmology .......... .................. . ....... 3 Human Biology for on-Majors ................. . . . . . .... 3 Ecology for on-Majors ............................ ... .3 Gener a l Introduction to Biology . . ....................... . 3 General Introduction to Biol ogy Laboratory ..... ............ I Advanced Human Biology for Non-Majors ......... ... . . .... 3 Physiology of Aging for on-Biology Majors ................ 3 Urban Ecology .............. . . ...................... .4 Chemi try & Society ...... . ............................ 3 Princ i ple s of hemi s try ......... . . . . .................... 5 General Chemistry I or II ............................... 6 Organic Chemistry I ...... .... ......................... 4 Organic Chemistry I Lab ..... ........................... 2 introduction to Phy ical Geography .............. . . . ....... 3

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58 GENERAL STUDIES GEG 1200 GEG 1400 GEL 1010 GEL 1020 GEL 1030 GEL 1150 GEL 1510 GEL 1520 GEL 3510 GEL 3520 HES 2040 HES 2150 HES 3450 HES 3810/BIO 3530 HON 2800 HON 2810 HPS 3300 HPS 3340 MET 3550 MT R 1400 MT R 3500 PHY 1000/PHY 1000sp PHY 1250 PHY 2010/PHY 2030 PHY 2020/PHY 2040 PHY 2311/PHY 2321 PHY 2331/PHY 2341 PHY 3620 SCI 2610 SC I 2620 Introdu ction to Environmental Science s ................... .3 World Resources . ..................................... 3 General Geology ..................................... .4 Geology of Colorado ................................... 3 Historical Geology ...................... . ............ .4 Oceanography . ...................................... .3 Geology of Red Rocks Park & Vicinity ..................... 1 Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology ................... 2 Advanced Geology of Red Rocks Park & Vicinity ............ 1 Advanced Garden of the God s -Front Range Geology ....... ... 2 Introduction to Nutrition ................................ 3 Alternative Therapies for Health & Healing ................ .3 Dynamics of Disease ................. ........... ...... .3 Physiology of Aging for on-Bio l ogy Majors ................ 3 History of Science ..................................... 3 Development of Experimental Science ..................... 3 Anatomical Kinesiology ........ ....................... .3 Physiology of Exercise ....................... . . ........ 3 Rockets & Stars A Space Trek . . ........ ................ 3 introduction to Meteorology ....... ...................... 3 Hazardous Weather .......................... . ..... .... 3 Introduction to Physics .................... ............ .4 Physi cs of Aviation ..............•..................... 6 College Physics I & Laboratory ................ . .......... 5 College Physics U & Laboratory ......................... . 5 General Physics I & Laboratory .......................... 5 General Physics U & Laboratory ............. ............. 5 Sound & Music ....................................... 3 Integrated atural Scienc e I ............................. 3 Integrated atura l Science Il ....... ...................... 3 *ln order to receive General Studies credit, both BIO 1080 and 1090 must be s ucce ssfully completed. ••successful completion ofCHE 1850 and either CHE 1800 or 1810 will resu lt in 6 hours atura l Science General Studies credit. Successful comp letion of all three courses will r esult in I 0 hours of Genera l Studies credit. CHE 1800 is a prerequisite for CHE 1 850. CHE 1850 h as a corequisite of CHE 1810 . • A o ne hour deviation in the General Studies natural science req u irement may be allowed, provided the student ha completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses. Ple a se note: " me" indicates that the course is al s o approv e d a s a multi c ultural course; liiiil indicates that the course is availabl e onli11e. ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Multicultural and Senior Experience Course Requirements ln additio n to completing the General Studies requirements , a s tudent must complete a three-hour Mul ticultural course and a three-hour Senior Experience course, or selection of courses, to be awarded a bachelor's d egree from MSCD. The Multicultural cour e does not require three hours as a separate cat egory and can be taken in the major, minor or as an elective . The rules pertaining to tho e requirements and the courses that will atisfy those requirements are de cribed below . MULTICULTURAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT {MINIMUM 3 SEMESTER HOURS) Multic ultural courses are designed to increase students ' apprec i ation and awareness of the American culture and the diverse cultures which contribute to it. Multicultural educational offerings examine the interactions of values and beliefs, traditions , identities and cult ural contributio n s of women an d r acial and ethn i c groups in the United States: African American , Asian American, Hispanic American an d ative American . Students ma y use the course to satisfy General Studies, major or minor requirements

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 if the cour e i approved for that use . If the course i u ed for General tudies , the Level Il General Studies restrictions remain in effect, e.g., no course with the major prefix may be u ed. A one-hour de viatio n in the Multicultural requirement will be allowed for courses judged to be similar in content to an existing Multicultural course. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Multicultural course. AAS 1010 Introduction to African American Studie s . . ................. 3 AAS I 130/HIS 1940 Survey of African History ............................. . .3 AAS 2130 / HIS 2950 West African Civili za tion .................. ........... .3 AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politic & Black People .............. ......... . . . ....... 3 AAS 3240fE G 3240 African American Literature . ............... . . . . ......... 3 AA 3300 / SOC 3 I 40 The Black Community .... . . . ................ . . . ...... .3 A T 2330 Cros -Cultural ommunication . .......................... 3 A T 3310 Ethnography of orth American lndian s ................... .3 ANT 3480 Cultural Diver s ity in Health and Illnes s ... . . . ............... 3 ART 3090 Art & Cultura l Heritage .............................. ... 3 " CHS 1000 Introdu ction to Chicana/o Studies . .......... .. ............ 3 CHS 1010/HIS 1910 History of Meso-America : Pre-Columbian & Colonial Periods . . . 3 CH 1020/HJS 1920 History of the hican a/o in the South we t : 1810 to Present ...... 3 CH 3100 / SOC 3130 The Chican a/ o Community .............................. 3 CHS 3200 / CJC 3720 Chicanos and the L aw . . . . . . . . . ........ ........ . ....... . 3 EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3 EDU 3100 Social Foundations and Multicultural Education ............. .4 E G 2240 ati ve American Literature ........... . ................. 3 GEG 3300 AS 3300 Land U e, Culture & Conflict . ........................... 3 PSC 3300 HI 1930 AS 1 930 History of Indigeno us/Hi pani c American .................. 3 " ative American in American History .. ................... 3 American Immigration Hi tory ........................... 3 " HMT I 50 Multicultural/Multin atio nal Cul tural Adjustment/Readjustment ... 3 " H P 3490 Multicultural I ue s in Human ervice ......... ...... . .... .4 I C 1000 lntrodu c tion to A ian American Studie s .................... 3 MGT4830 Workforce Diver s ity ................................... 3 MUS 3000 Music of America ............................. . . . .... 3 MUS 3020 Jazz Styles America ' Mu ic . . . . . ... ....... . ..... . ...... 3 MUS 3050 Music s of the World ........ ................... ........ 3 AS 1000 Introduction to ative American Studie s .................... 3 NAS 3200/PSC 3200 ative American Politic ...... . ......................... 3 PSY 3170 Multicultural Service L eaming . . .......... ............... 3 SED 2200 Diversity , Dis ability a nd Education ........................ 3 soc 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology ........................ 3 SO 3220/WMS 3220 Race , Gender & Ethnic Group s ........................... 3 SPE 3760 Cultural Influences on Communica tion ... . ......... . . . . .... 3 XXX 1190 * First Year Seminar .... . ................ .............. 3 " WMS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color . ..................................... 3 CHS 2100 AS 2100/ICS 2100 *Variable cour e prefixe , e.g. , ANT, CJC, E G , P C , RDG, SO , SPE, WMS. E lOR EXPERIE CE GRAD TION REQ IREME T (minimum 3 emcster hours) The enior Experience course provide a culmination of the undergraduate experience, allowing student to synthesize their leaming, using critical anal ysi and logical thinking . Students may use the course to atisfy major or minor requirement if th e course is approved for that use. Students should con ult with their advisor and check prerequisite . tudents must complete a Senior Experience course at the end of the undergraduate program and must take the course or course at M CD. enior Experience cour es have the following minimal prerequi s ite s: sati faction of all Level [ and Level II General Studie cour e requirements and senior tanding . In orne cases tudents may need to take two course s to ati fy the requirement.

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60 GENERA L STUDIES ART4010 ART4580 ART 4590 ART 4750 BIO 4510 BIO 4540 BIO 4850 CHE 4950 CHS 4850 CJC 4650 COM 4410 g COM 4790 CS I 4260 ECE 4380 ECE 4390 g EC O 4600 EDS 4290 EDU 4190 EET 4100 EET 4110 ENG 4520 E G 4610 E G 4640 E G 4660 FRE 4520 FRE 4530 GEG 4890 GEG 4960 GEL 4960 GER 4200 GER4400 GER4410 H CM 4510 H ES 4520 H I S 4820 g HMT 4040 g HMT4400 HPS 4600 HPS 4870 HPS 4880 HPS 4890 HSP 4790 IND 4960 JRN 4500 LES 4890 MET4010 MET4070 me MGT4830 g MGT4950 MTH 4210 MTH 4220 MTH 4410 MTH 4480 MTH 4640 MTR 4600 MUS4110 Modem Art History: Theory & C ritici sm ................... 3 Student Teachi n g and Semi n ar: E lem entary K 6 .............. 6 Student Teachi n g and Seminar : Secondary 7-12 . ............. 6 Senior Experience Studio: Portfolio Dev elpmnt & Thesis Show 3 Microbial Ecology ..................................... 3 Plant Ecology ............................. .......... .4 Evolution ........................................... 3 Senior Experience in Chemistry . ......................... 3 R esearch Experience in Chica n a/o Studie s .................. 3 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Profes ional ................. .3 Budgeting & Pla nnin g for Audio-Vis ual Produ ctio n s ......... .3 Senio r Seminar in Technical Co mmuni cations .......... ...... 3 Software E n g ineerin g P ractices ........................... 4 Developmentally A ppr o pri ate Practic e II: Field Exp er ien ce ...... I Student Teaching & Sem.: Ear l y C hildhd ( Pr esc hool-3rd Grd) .6,12 History of Economic Thought ... . ....................... . 3 Student Teaching and Seminar : Secondary 7-12 ............ 6 ,12 Student Teac hin g and Se min a r : E l ementary K-6 ............ 6 , 1 2 Senior Project ........................................ I Senior Project II ............... ....................... 2 Advanced Writing .................................... . 3 Theories & Tec hniqu es in Literary Critici sm ................. 3 Teaching Englis h , 7-12 ................................. 3 Teaching Literature & Language, K -6 ..................... .3 Modem F r e n c h Theater ................................ . 3 The French Nove l ............. .......... .............. 3 Advanced GIS Laboratory ............................. . .3 Globa l Environmental C h allenges ......................... 3 Environmenta l Field Studi es ............................. 3 Major German Authors ................................ .3 German for Business II ................................. 3 Advanced Tra n slation Techniq u es ......................... 3 Health Care Management Practicum ....................... 6 Internship in Gerontology ............................. 3-6 Senior Seminar ....................................... 3 Senior Hospitality R esearch Exper ienc e I ................... 2 Senior Hospitality Research Exp e rien ce II ................... 2 Organization , Admin . of Human Perform ance & Sports Prog ..... 3 Internship for Ath l etic Training ...... .................... 10 Internship for Adult Fitness Major ........................ I 0 Internship for Human Performance .................•..... I 0 Professional Int ernship . . . ............................. 12 Professional Industrial Internship ....................... . .4 E thical & Legal I ss ues in Journalis m ....................... 3 Int erns hip for Leisure Studies ........................... 12 Advanced Manufacturing Techno logy ...................... 3 Computer Aided D esign ............................... .3 Workforce Diver ity ................................. .. 3 Strategic Management .................... .... .......... 3 Probability Theory .............. ..................... .4 Stochastic Proces es .................................. .4 Adva n ced Calculus 1 .................................. .4 umerical Ana l ysis I ................................ . . .4 History of Mathematics ................................. 4 Senior Research Seminar .... ...................... . ..... 3 Analysis of Music ...................•................. 2

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MUS 4360 MU 4370 MUS 4510 MUS 4 740 MUS 4790 MUS 4950 NUR 4850 PHl 4100 PHY 4620 PHY 4721 PHY 4920 PSC 4020 PSY 4510 PSY 4960 RDG 4600 SE D 4490 SE D 4500 soc 4600 soc 4710 SPA 4200 SPA4310 SPE 4090 SPE 4120 PE 4490 SPE 4500 SPE 4790 SWK4810 THE 4200 WMS 4750 GENERAL STUDIES I instrumental Music Method and Material s . . ............. . . . 2 Vocal Music Methods and Material ....................... 2 Advanced Conducting ......................... . . . ...... 2 Performance Vl11 ....... . . . . ............ . . ......... . . . 4 Senior Recital . . . . . . . ..... ... .. ........... . ........... l enior Project ...... .................... .............. 3 ur ing Proces : Application .... . . . ............... . .... . 3 Senior Seminar . . . .......... . . . ................ .... ... 3 Computational Phy ics 11 ......................... ... ... 2 Advanced Physics Laboratory 11 . ......................... 2 Phy ics Senior Seminar ................... . ............. l Special Studie ....................................... 3 Hi tory & Systems of Psychology ........... . . ....... ..... 3 Senior Thesis in Human Development ...................... 3 Practicum in Literacy Enhancement ........... . . . . . . . ..... 3 Special Education Student Teaching and eminar: Elementary ... 6 Special Education Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary .... 6 Advanced Research in the ocial Science s .................. 3 Applied Sociology . . . .................................. 3 panish American Essay : 19th & 20th Centurie .............. 3 Hi tory of the Spani h Language ..... . .... . . . . . ........... 3 Classical Rhetoric . . . .................................. 3 Freedom of Speech . . ......................... . ........ 3 Effect of RadioTelevi ion on Contemporary Life ........... .3 Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders . ..... ......... 3 Communication Theory Building and Research Methodology .... 3 Profes ional Field Experience 11 ................. . ........ 5 Reader ' s Theatre . . . . .................... . . . .......... . 3 enior Seminar ......................... . . . ........... 3 m e Th is course w ill al o satisfY th e M ulti cultural req u i r e m ent; liiil i11dicates tlra t tire co u rse is a v ail abl e o11li11e . ASSE MENT EXAMI A TION D O T H E R ACTI V IT! I n their e nior year, tudents may be required to participate in an a e sment of their general education. The faculty has determined educational goal or outcome that it wants graduate to achie v e . A copy of those goa l s and the methods b y which their achievements are measured can be obtained from the department offices.

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62 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AC ADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SEMESTER Ho RS CREDIT Course credit is based on units designed as semester hours . One semester hour or one base contact hour equals a minimum of 750 minutes ; this translates to a minimum of 15, 50-minute class hours per semester. Time required for class preparation is not a consideration in the calculation of course credit. A three-credit hour course will require six to nine hours of work each week outside of class. Omnibus courses involving laboratory work give one semester hour of credit for each two , thr ee or four hours of sche duled work in the laboratory during a week. Internships require a minimum of 2 , 250 minutes for each hour of credit. COURSE LOAD The average course load per 16-week semester is 15 or 16 semester hours . Students who are academi cally strong may take up to 18 semester hours during fall and spring semesters and up to 12 semester hours during the summer semester . During fall and spring semesters, students with cumu lative MSCD grade point averages (GPAs) of3.2 5 or higher may take 1 9 or 20 semester hours a nd tho se stude nts with GPAs of 3 . 50 or higher may take 2 1 semester hour s for fall and spring semeste r or 14 se mester hours for the summer semester. Students must have completed at lea t 15 emester hours at MSCD. Autho rization for overloads for stu dent s without these qualifications must be obtained from the st udent's major department chair and appropriate dean . Forms are available in the department or deans' offices. STUDENT CLASSIFICATION Students are classified according to the number of emester hours of credit earned: freshmen fewe r than 30 ; sophomores 30 or more, but fewer than 60 ; juniors 60 or more, but fewer than 90 ; seni ors 90 or more . DECLARING/CHANGING A MAJOR Applicants to The Metropolitan State College of Denver may indicate their intended major on the MSCD Application for Admission. Degree-seeking s tudents who wish to change a major must complete a Declaration/Change of Major form , which is available from the major department or from the Acad emic Advising Center. on-degree-seeking students who wish to declare a major must first change to degree-seeking status by completing a Change of Status form with the Registrar's Office . CURRICULUM, ADVISING, AND PROGRAM PLANNING (CAPP) CAPP produces a Compliance Report that is an advising tool to be used by students and their advisor throughout the students' academic career at MSCD. Students with declared majors and/or minors should discuss their progress towards completion of their major (minor) program with their faculty advisor. T h ey shoul d have a CAPP Compliance Report run no l ater than the start of the senior year . CAPP Compliance Reports can be run in the s tudent's major department. Approved adjustments to the CAPP Compliance Report should be submitted as soon a possible by the department to the Office of the Registrar . Degree-seeking students must apply for degree candidacy by completing an Application for Graduation in the Office of the Registrar a t the start of their final semester. SELECTION OF CATALOG FOR D EGREE REQUIREMENTS Student mu t use a single MSCD catalog to meet all their degree requirements, including the General Studies, major and minor requirements. Student must select a Degree Catalog in effect while they are enrolled at MSCD unles they are transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community col lege , provided that the Degree Catalog contain their complete program of tudy . Students not enrolling for three consecutive semesters or more are governed by the Catalog in effect upon their return. For effective dates of Catalogs, students should consult their academic ad vi ors . All degree programs must adhere to overriding current policies at MSCD . Student tran ferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may complete degree requirements u ing an MSCD Catalog in effect while enrolled at the community college, subject to the following conditions: The degree Catalog selected does not predate the current catalog by more than three years.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 6 • The degree Catalog selected may have been in u e at any time from the time the tudent was continually enrolled* at a regionally accredited Colorado community college to the emester for which the tudent i enrolling i n MSCD . *Continuou enrollment is defined as not interrupting enrollment for three or more consecutive semes ters (one calendar year ); summer is counted a a semester . Continuou s enrollment mu t be maintained from the period of the designated MSCD Catalog to the point of M CD degree completion . GRADUATI O N Degreeeeking students formally declare their degree candidacy by filing an Application for Gradua tion with the Office of the Registrar just prior to their anticipated seme ter of graduation , but no later than the deadline stipulated in the Academic Calendar e ction ofthi catalog and in the Cl ass S c h e dule. The Application for Graduation should be filed only by s tudents who intend to complete all degree requirements by the end of the upcoming seme ter and hould be filed in consultation with the student's major department. If a student does not graduate , they mu t re-submit another Application for Gradua tion for the emester they intend to graduate . DIPLOMAS AND COMMENCEMENT Students who have met all requirements for graduation are granted diplomas at the end of the semester for which they are degree candidate . Diplomas may be withheld because of indebtedness to the Cot lege . Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diploma . A formal commencement ceremony is held at the end of the spring and fall s eme s ters. Summer graduates are invited to attend the following fall cornrnencement. For commencement information , call 303-556-6226 . TRAN CRIPTS OF RECORDS An official transcript is a certified copy of a student's permanent academic record . Except for faxed tran scripts , there is no charge. Transcripts will be released b y the Regi s trar ' Office upon formal written request by the student. Transcripts will als o be is ued to finn and employers if writt e n authorization is received from the student. Reque ts should include the s tudent ' s full legal name as recorded while attending MSCD , tudent identification number , Ia t term of attendanc e, number of copies desired , and to whom and where transcripts are to be sent. Transcripts may be withheld becau e of indebtedness to the College or for other appropriate reason s . Transcripts from other in titution s that are on file in the Registrar's Office will be issued upon signed request by the student. A charge of $5 per request i s asses ed for this ervice . Students from other institutions taking MSCD courses under the state college system or interinstitutional registration programs must request transcripts from their home ins titution . HONORS AND AWARDS The College annually recognizes students who show outstanding leadership and service to the College and community , excellence in scholastic achievement, and outstanding personal character and integrity . Recognition of students includes : The President's Award (one senior) ; the Special Service Award for Academic Affairs (one senior) and for Student Services (one senior) ; Outstanding Student Awards (senior from each school) ; Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and College ( eniors) ; American As s ociation of University Women (AAUW) Award (senior woman). Other awards include Special ervice Award for Exception ally Challenged Students, Student Government Assembly Award , Charles W. Fisher Award and the Colorado Engineering Council Award . Information and applications for these awards are available in Central Cia room Building , room 313 . Awards are presented at the annual banquet the night before graduation . In addition to annual awards , students with outstanding academic achievements are recognized by being named on the College's Honor Lists . The President's Honor List carries the names of students who , at the time of computation , have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3 . 85 or higher . The Provost ' s Honor List carries the names of students who , at the time of computation , have achieved a cumulative GPA of between 3 . 50 and 3 . 84 , inclusively . Computation will occur initially when the student ha completed between 30 and 60 hours at MSCD , then again between 60 and 90 hours , and finally after more than 90 hours. Po ting of the award occurs after the s tudent receives his/her emester grade report . Questions hould be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3907.

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64 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Graduation honors are awarded to students who have demonstrated superior aca d emic ability in their baccalaureate degree while attending MSCD. Honors designations are determined according to the fol lowing criteria : S u mma Cum Laude Top five percent of graduates within each choo l with cumu l at i ve MSC D GPA of no less than 3.65 . Magna Cum Laude ext five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative MSCD GPA of no less than 3 .65. Cum Laude ext five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative MSCD GPA of no less than 3 . 65. • To d ete rmin e e ach honor 's c ategory, GPAs for the previou s spring s eme s ter graduate s are arrayed i n rank ord e r. T hi s rank ord e rin g i s then used t o d e termin e the honor s r e cip i e n ts a mon g t h e f ollowin g fall , s prin g a nd s umm e r gradu a tes. • To qu alify for g r a du atio n honor reco g nition , a student mu s t have compl e ted a minimum of 50 se m este r hour s of classroom c r e dit a t M C D prior to th e t e rm of g raduation. Courses c ompl e t e d du ring th e term of g r a du ati on and tra n s f e r cre dit s are not con s id e r e d w h e n d e t e rm i nin g h o n o r . Honors designations are added to the student's official academic record ; no other notificatio n will be sent. For additional information regarding graduation honors, contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3907 . GRADES AND N OTATIONS Gra des Alphabetical grades and s tatu s s ymbols are as follows : A Superior ................ . ... .4 quality points per semester hour attempted B Above Average ............... 3 quality poin t s per emeste r hour attempted C Average ..................... 2 quality points per semester hour attempted D Below Average but Pa s sing ...... I quality point per semester hour attempted F Failure ..................... . 0 quality points per semester hour attempted (Grade)#Preparatory ... . ......... 0 quality points per semester hour attempted N ota t i o n s AP -Adv anced Placement CC Continuing Correspondence Course CL CLEP EX I C NRP PL PP S SA SE s -Credit by Exam Incomplete o Credit ot Reported . o grade was reported by the faculty by the deadline to submit grades. Student must s ee faculty for an explanation or as ignment of grade . Courses taken through interinstitutional registration are normally as igned the "NR" notation until grades are received and posted to the academic record . Stude nts who receive a ''NR" notation on their final grade report may be s everely impacted. Financial aid , emp l oy ment status , veterans' status and probatiOn/suspension depend on students receiving all their grades. Pass Portfolio Assessment PEP Exam Sari factory (limited to student teaching and HPSILES 4870 / 4880 / 4890 internships) Study Abroad credit Sati s factory /E ducation Study Abroad -no credit

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U-Un ati factory POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 6 I UE Unsatisfactory/Education The Incomplete (I) notation may be assigned when a student was unable to take the final exami nation and/or did not complete all of his/her out-of-class assignments due to unusual circum stances such as hospitalization. Incomplete work denoted by the Incomplete "I" notation must be completed within one calendar year or earlier, at the discretion of the faculty member. If the incomplete work i not completed within one calendar year, the "[" notation will change to an "F." The following also apply to incomplete cour e work: • Graduating seniors may not graduate with an "!" on their MSCD academic record. • The "!" notation may not be given for a self-paced course. • Students who are only completing incomplete cour e work are not regi tered at the College. • Students mu t not re-enroll for the class in which they receive an " 1." • The " I " i not a ub titute for a' C" or an "F." The o Credit C) notation i not a grade. It may indicate withdrawal from the cour e or course repetition . The ' C" notation may also be used in self-pace d courses to indicate that the tudent and/or the faculty have decided to extend the student's exposure to the course to increase the stu dent's proficiency . In this case, to earn credit the student mu t re-register for and pay tuition and fees for the course in a sub equent term . (The NC should not be confused with "dropping" a course during the fir t 12 days of the fall or spring term [8 for the summer term]. Dropping a course mean that the course doe not appear on the s tudent' academic record .) The following minimal standards are required throughout the College and are a pan of all school, departmental or individual faculty policies. The tandards are for full I 5-week term . Pro-rated time lines are available for other parts-of-term as well as the summe r emester. The ''NC" notation is available to students in all instances through the fourth week of classes for fall and spring terms. Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of classes during fall and spring semesters may receive an" C" notation for each course, provided faculty approval is granted. Additional restrictions regarding assigning the ' C" notation may be set by each sc hool , department , and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of the semester (or proportional time frame). Student requests for an' C" notation in a given course will not be granted after the tenth week of the fall and spring erne ters. The "!" notation may be used during this period , provided the conditions specified above, under the " [ " notation , apply. Prop ortional time frames are applied for pan-of-term courses, weekend courses, wo rk s hop s an d summer terms. A written policy statement describing the use of the ' C" notation will be given to each stu dent for each class in which the student enrolls . Student are expected to attend all e sions of course for which they are registered. Each instructor determines when a student's absences have reached a point at which they jeopardize the student's success in a course . When absences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for the course. Q UALITY POLNT The number of quality points awarded for a course is determined by multiplying the number of semester hours for that course by the quality point value of the grade received . The cumulative GPA i calcula ted by dividing the total b y the number of semester hours attempted. To be eligible for a degree , a candidate must h ave a minimum number of quali t y points equal to twice the number of ernester hours attempted in addition to meeting other pre scribed requirements . The fol lowing notations have no effect on the GPA: AP , CC, CL, EX, I , NC , NR, P , PL , PP , S , SA , SN .

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66 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PASS-FAIL OPTIO N The pass-fail option encourages students to broaden their educational experience by taking courses out side their major and minor fields. The pass notation has no effect on the GPA; the fail notation is equiv alent to the grade of"F." Students who have completed at least one MSC D course with at least a 2.0 cumu l ative GPA may choose to be evaluated for a certa .in course on a pas -fail basis rather than by letter grade. The pass-fail option may be u e d for general elective credit only. Major , minor , Genera l Studie and oth er courses required for a degree or for teacher licensure, may not be taken on a pa s-faiJ basis. Self-paced courses may not be take n und er the pass-fail option. Maximum graduation c r e dit for these pass-fail cour es is 18 semester hour s, earned in no more than six courses, limited to one course per semes ter or module . Students mu st declare interest in the pass-fail option no later than the 12th day of classes for fall and spring, the eighth day of classes for summer or the second day of clas es for parts-of-term of any semester (see the current Class Schedule for specific deadlines) b y contacting the Office of the Regis trar. The instructor will assign and record the pass-fail grade on a fmal grade list that identifies students electing and eligible for pass-fail grading. Students who request the option who are later declared inel igible will receive notification from the Registrar 's Office during the semester. They will be assigned a regular l etter grade in the course. Once approved, the request for the pa -fail option is irrevocable. Some institutions do not accept credits for courses in which a pass notation is given . Therefore, students who plan to transfer o r take graduate work hould d etermine w h e ther the insti tution of their c hoi ce will accept the credit before registering for courses under the pass-fail option . REPEATED COURSES (LAST GRADE STANDS) A student may repeat any course taken at MSCD regardle s of the original grade earned. Only the credit and the grade for the last attempt of the course will remain on the student's official academic record unless the course is identified as a repeatable course. The gra d e(s) for the pr ior attempt(s) will b e changed to the "NC" notation. The courses must carry the same tit l e, course number and semester hours. To effect s uch a change, the student mu t reregister and pay tuition for the cour e in question , complete the course with a letter grade and complete the Last Grade Stands form in the Registrar 's Office . Oth erw ise, the grade change will be made administratively at the time of degree evaluation. Credit dupli cation involving transfer, interin titutional or state college system courses may result in transfe r credit being disallowed (see number four below) . A failing course gra de assigned as a result of academic dis honesty is considered a permanent "F" and is not subject to this policy . A stude nt may not rep eat a course after the award of a MSCD degree to make use of this policy . I . In all cases except for grades assigned for academic di honesty, the grades of all but the l as t entry of the particular course will be changed to a "NC" (no credit) not ation. The C not a tion does not affect the credit total and grade point ave r age . 2 . Th e determination of course equivale n cy will be made by the Office of the Registrar. 3. If the student does not request that the previous gra d e(s) of a course b e changed to a "NC" after the course is repea t ed , the changes will be made at the time of gra du ation eva luation . 4 . The same policy is applied when a course taken at another institu tion and transferre d to MSCD is later repeated at MSCD . The tran sfe rred c red it is then revoked. 5. An exceptio n to thi s policy occurs w h e n a student takes a course wit h ea rned cre dit at MS. CD, then repeats the course at another institution and returns to or is still in attendance at MSCD. In this case, si n ce the course is not repeated on the MSCD reco rd s, th e MSCD co urs e will n ot be changed to a ' C," but rather, the tran sfe r c r e dit wiJJ be disallowed . 6 . The last gra de s tand s policy applies only to MSCD co ur e . Cour e taken under the interin stitutionaVcon ortium or "poo led " programs do not qualify for co nsid eration under this p o l icy. However, this policy does apply to a UCD course if repeated through the MSCD IUC D pooled program .

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 6 7 . Cour es repeated prior to the summer quarter of 1971 are not affected by this last grade stands policy. A grade in a course taken prior to the summer quarter , 1971 and repeated after summer 1971 may be changed to a' C" notation . ST D EN T GRADE APPEAL PROCEDURE If students have reason to question the validity of a grade received in a course, they must make their request for a change before the end of the second week of the semester following the completion of the course (the following fall semester in the case of the spring semeste r). The Grade Appeal Guidelines can be obtained from the students ' respective deans. It is the re ponsibility of the student to initiate a grade appeal within the time limit , and to follow the procedures pecified for grade appeals in the cur rent Student Handbook . The handbook may be obtained from the Office of Student Services. All deci sions of the Grade Appeal Committee will be reviewed by the associate vice president for academic affair . WARNING/PROBATION/SUSPENSI O N POLICY Academic Satisfactory Progress/Good Standing A student is deemed to be making satisfactory progress toward his or her academic goal if the s tudent maintain s a cumulative GPA of2.0 or higher. This stu dent is deemed to be in academic good standing with the institution . However, other academic s tandard s may apply to pecific programs. A student must satisfy those other academic standards in order to be deemed in academic good standing with that pro gram . See information on the program of interest to determine specific standar d s for that program. Academic Warning Status A student in good standing whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 will be on academic warning s tatus with the institution during his or her next semester. A tudent will be removed from this warning status and returned to good standing if he or she achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on warning status. More restrictive tandards may apply to certain programs or sc hools. See i nformation on the program of interest. Academic Probation A s tudent who fails to achieve a cumulative GPA of at lea t 2 . 0 at the end of his or her semester on warning status will be put on academic probation with the institution during his or her next semester at MSCD. A student will be on academic probation as long as he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2 . 0 , but is making progress toward good tanding as explained below and has not been on academic proba tion for more than three semesters . Other conditions may apply to given programs or schools. See infor mation on the program of intere st. A student i s removed from academic probation and is in good standing the semes ter after achieving a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. During any se me ste r that a student is on academic probation, the student must make progre ss toward good sta nding with the institution by taking all of the following actions : achieve a semester GP A of 2 . 2 or higher register and complete a minimum of 3 but no more than 12 semester hour s (3 to 6 se mester hours for summer semester) take required activities as negotiated with the director of Student Intervention Services (may include certain classes, repeated courses , tutoring or other activities) While on academic probation , a student may pre-register for the ftrSt erne ter following the academic warning status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequen t aca demic probation status semesters, a GPA of at least 2.2 must be verified prior to registration . Academic Suspension A tudent on academic probation not making progre toward good s tanding will be prohibited from registering for one calendar year from the date of su pension . Appeal of suspens ion for this reason will be submitted to the director of Student Intervention Services . The director of Student Intervention Ser vice will then deliver the appeal materials to the Student Academic Re v iew Committee , which will review the appeal and notify the student of its decision . A stu dent may appeal a suspension only two times in his or her academic career at the College.

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68 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES A stude nt making progress toward good standing, who e cum ulati ve GPA remains below a 2 . 0 after three or more emester on probation, will have his or her aca d emic progre s reviewed each seme ter by the Stu d ent Academic Review Committee. The committee will d etermine whe th er the s tudent s hould be placed on suspension. ln both case , the decision of the Student Academic R eview Commi tt ee i s final. Any student returning to the College after the one-calendar-year su pen ion mu t reapply an d will b e re-admitted on academic probation with the in titution . For these students , all probation rules outlined above will apply. A tu dent who is suspended for a second time will b e re-admitted only if he or s he has success fully completed an associate degree pro gra m from a community college after s uspension from MSC D or can demonstrat e to the tudent Aca demic Review Committee that chances for suc cessful completion of a n educatio nal program are greatly improved . Contact Student lntervention Services at 303-556-4048 for furthe r information.

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STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 69 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES POLICIES AND PROCED URES Generally , the policie and procedures contained in this Catalog must be followed by tudents officially enrolling for the 2000 fall seme ter and the 2001 pring and ummer se me ste rs. The procedures and/or policies contained in this section are subject to change as the College deems nec e sary . If you have a problem , please check with the appropriate office to confirm the policie and/or procedures you need to follow. EXCE PTIO N (B.A.S.E.) Students may appeal to the Board of Academic Standard Exception ( B.A.S.E.) to reque t a variance from College academic requirements. Valid reason for variance mu t accompany all petitions , and the petitions mu t be signed by the appropriate dean and department chair. For more information , contact the Office of Academic Affairs, 303-556-3907. ACADEMIC Ho ESTY Students have a respon ibility to maintain standards of academic ethic and honesty . Ca es of cheating or plagiarism are handled within the policies of Academic Affair in accordance with procedures out lined in the MSCD Student Handb ook. COND CT OF STUDENTS MSCD pol i cy provides students the largest degr ee of freedom consistent with good work and orderly conduct. The Student Handbook contains standa rd s of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. Information regardin g tudents' rights and re ponsibilities , including the student due proce s procedure (the procedural rights provided to students at MSCD before disciplinary action is imposed) is available in Central Cia sroom Building , room 313. Respect for Rights of Others The student assumes certain obligations of performance and behavior while attending. Based on this premi e, reasonable policies , procedures and regulations have been developed to guarantee each stu dent's opportunity to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of others , students neither gain nor lose any of the rights and responsibilities of other citizens by virtue of their student status. As members of an academic community , students are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner. Students s hould try at all times to promote a ense of cooperation and civility within the College and work to build an atmosphere which will be most conducive to the goals of higher education within the institution. Student , while within College facilitie or while participating in Collegdsponsored activities (on campus and/or off-campu ), are expected to comply with College rule and regulations and with the reg ulation of off..Jcampus sites. Freedom of Speech Students shall have the right to as emble , to select speakers and guests, and to discu s issues of their choice . An invitation to a peaker hall not imply endorsement of the peaker' s views by either the stu dent organization or the Co lle ge . Information about student views , beliefs and political associatio n s shall not be used to the detriment of tudents and their institutional standing. The right of peaceful protest is granted withi n the College community. The College retain s the right to as ure the safety of individua l , the protection of property , and the continuity of the educational process . The student press shall be free of censorship and shall provide editorial freedom. The editors and man agers shall not be arbitrarily su pended becau e of student, faculty, administration, alumni, or co mmu nity disapproval of editoria l policy or content.

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70 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES All student communications shall explicitly state on the editorial page or in broadcast that the opinions expres ed are not necessarily those of the College and/or members of the College. Aca demic Rights Students have the right to : I . be informed of course expectations and requirements . 2. be evaluated fairly on the basis of academic performance. 3. participate in free and open discussion , inquiry , and ex pr es ion , both in the classroom and in conference . 4 . receive competent instruction and advisement. 5. expect protection against professors' improper disclosure of students' personal information, views , beliefs, and political associations when such information has become known as a result of profes ors' instructions, advisement or counsel. 6 . expect protection , through established procedures, agains t prejudicial or capricious evaluation. 7 . assess the value of a course to make suggestions as to it direction and to evaluate both the instructor and the instruction they have received. 8 . have input in College policy-making , which may inclu de, but shall not be limited to, course scheduling distribution of night and day etas e , calendar arrangements, library policy and devel opment, grading sy terns, course development , and curriculum. 9 . expect instructors to conduct themselves professionally in the classroom in accordance with College policies and directives. I 0 . expect instructors to maintain office hours as required by College policy. II. expect reasonable academic assistance from the appropriate department. 12. be informed of academic standards expected of them in the cia sroom through a printed syllabus and course outline. Academic standards shall include , but not be limited to, class attendance requirements, objectives to be achieved , and the grading criteria that will be applied to a partic ular course of s tudy. Aca demic Responsibilities Students have the responsibility to : I. inquire about course or degree requirements if they do not understand them or are in doubt about them . 2. maintain the standards of academic performance e tablished for individual courses and for programs of s tudy . 3 . learn the content of any course of study . 4 . act in accordance with commonly accepted standards of academic conduct. If di ruptive behavior occurs in a classroom , an instructor has authority to a s k the stud ent to leave the classroom . Should such disorderly or disruptive conduct persist , the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campus Police and/or the appropriate Dean's office . 5 . maintain academic ethics and academic hone sty. 6 . pay the tuition and fees and be officially registered in order to attend a class. 7 . initiate an investigation by contacting the department chair if they believe their academic rights have been violated . Academ ic Dishonesty Academic dishonesty i a serious offen e at the College because it diminishes the qual ity of scho larship and the learning experience for everyone on campus. An act of academic dishonesty may lead to such penalties as reduction of grade, probation , s uspen ion , or expulsion . Examples of academic dishonesty include : Cheating: The term "cheating" includes , but is not limited to: (I) use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizzes , test or examinations ; (2) dependence upon the aid or ources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers , preparing reports , olving problems , or carrying out other assign ments ; or (3) the acquisition, without permission , of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the College faculty , staff, or other students .

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I STUDENT RIGH T S AND RESPONSIBILITIES 7 Fabrication: Intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information, data , or cita tion in an academic exercise . Facilitatin2 Acade mic D ishonesty : Intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic dishone sty. The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to, the use by paraphrase or direct q u o tations, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It al o inc lud es the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term paper or other academic materials . PROCE D URES Academic dishonesty may result i n institutio nal sanctions. Institu tion al sanctions, h owever, do not limit the individual faculty member' academic freedom and the right to maintain academic integrity in the learning environment by assigning a grade or grade notation for an as ignment, exercise , test, and for the course. [n all cases of academic dishonesty, the instructor shall make an initial academic judgment about the student's grade on that work in that cour e and shall report such incidents within fifteen (15) working days to the student and to the judicial officer responsible for the admini tration of the College judic ial system. The judicial officer has the discretion to consult with the faculty member and the Office of Aca demic Affairs to determine whether or not institutional sa nctions should be invoked. ln addition to insti tutional sanction listed in the College judicial policies, a failing course grade assigned as a result of academic di honesty is co n sidered a permanent "F" and is not subject to the College's "La t Grade Stands" poli cy unless it is altered pursuant to the College grade appeal procedures . College j udi cial policies pertaining to academic dishonesty are part of the Stude nt Co n duct Code pub lished below. Members of the faculty have the right and responsibility , when they report acts of acad emic dishonesty to the College judicial officer, to file charges against such tudent and a k that insti tutional anctions be applied. At his or her di cretion, the judicial officer may recommend and impose sa n ctions in any reported case of academic misconduct again t a student. Should institutional anction be recommended in ca es of academic dishonesty, the judicia l officer shall check with the Office of Academic Affairs to determine if the tudent ha any record of prior offenses involving academic misconduct. Students accused of academic di honesty have the right, und er the judicial po l icies of the Student Conduct Code, to request a hearing to co n sider the cha r ges made agai n st them. Student Conduct Code The code is not intended to rep l ace existing procedures related to : • discrimination or sex ual harassment • grade appeals • requests for exceptions to academic policies • ap p eals for tuition and fee reduction • dispute relative to fin ancial aid awar d s • in-state tuition classification For any other matters that are not included above, contact the Office of Student Life . It is a resource for accurate information and advocacy on behalf of the students of the College. Stu dent Life per on n e l can advi e an d assist students with unusual circumstance , or with problems not addressed in the Student Handbook or College Catalog. ART I CLE 1 : D EFI fiTIO S I. The term "College" mean s The Metropolitan State College of Denver. 2. The term "student" includes all persons taking courses at the College , both full-time and part-time, pur suing undergraduate or professional tudies. 3. The term "faculty member" mea n s any per son hired by the College to conduct classroom activities.

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72 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 4. The term "College official" includes any person employed by the College performing assigned admin istrative, or professional responsibilities. 5. The term "member of the College" includes any person who i a student, faculty member , College offi cia l , or any other per so n employed by the College. 6. The term "College or campus premises" include all land , buildings , facilities, and other property in the possession of or owned, used , or controlled b y the Auraria Higher Education Center including the adja cent streets and sidewa lks , and also includes extended campus locations . 7 . The term "organi zation" means any number of persons who hav e complie d with the formal require ments for College recognition. 8. The title of "ju dicial officer" is that person designated by the College President to be respon ible for the administration of the Student Conduct Code. 9 . The term "judicial advisor" means a College official authorized on a case by ca e basis by the judicial officer to impo e sanctions upon stu dent s found to have vio lated the Student Conduct Code . The judi cial officer may authorize a judicial advisor to serve imultaneously as a judicial advisor and the sole member or one of the members of a judicial body. othing shall prevent the judicial officer from authorizing the same judicial advisor to impo e anctions in all cases. 10. The term "judicial body" means any person or person author ized and identified by the Dean of Student Life to determine whether a stu dent has viol ated the tudent Conduct Code and to recommend imposi tion of sanctions. II. The t erm "shall" is used in the imperative sense . 12. The term "may" i s u ed in the permissive sense. 13. The term "policy" is defined as the written regu lation s of the College as found in, but not limited to, the Student Conduct Code, Students Right s and Respon ibilities Handbook , catalogs, and class chedules . 14. The term "cheating" includes , but i not limit ed to: a. use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizzes, te sts, or examinations; b . dependence upon the aid of sources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers, preparing reports , solving problem , or carrying out other a signments ; or c . the acquisition, without permis ion , of te t or other academic materials belonging to a member of the College faculty , staff, or other s tudents . 15. The term "fabrication" is the intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of a ny infor . mation, data , or citation in an academic exercise. 16 . "Facilitating academic dishonesty" means intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic di s hone ty . 17. The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to, the use by paraphrase or direct quotations , of the publi hed or unpublished work of another per on without full and clear acknowledgment. [t also include the unacknowledged use of material prepared by another person or agency that may or may not b e e n gaged in the selling of tenn papers or other academic materials. 18. The term "working day " refers to the number of days pecified for each step of the procedure and do es not include Saturdays , Sundays, holidays , or days when the College is not in session and holding classes. ARTICLE II: J UDIC IAL AUTHORITY I. The judicial officer shall determine the composition of judicial bodies and determin e which judic ial body or judicial advisor shall be aut hori ze d to hear each case. 2. The judicial officer s hall appoint a chair to the judicial body for eac h ca e. 3. The judicial officer may develop policie for the administration of the judicial program and procedural rules for the conduct of hearing s that are not inconsistent with provi sions of the Student Conduct Code. 4 . Decision s made by a judicial body and/or judicial advisor shall be final , pending the normal appeal process . 5. The judicial officer may extend time limits for good cause demonstrated in writing. ARTICLE Ill: PRO CRlBED CONDUCT A. Juri diction of the College

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STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 7 Generally, College jurisdiction and discipline shall be limited to conduct which occurs on the Auraria Higher Education Center premises , while a student is participating in college-ponsored activities, or which adversely affects the College community and/or th e pursuit of its objectives. B. Conduct Rule s and Regulation Any student found to have committed the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanc tion s outlined in Article rv: I. Acts of dishonesty including but not limited to , the following: a. cheating, plagiari m, or other forms of academic di honesty ; b . furni hing fal e information to any College official, faculty member , or office; c. forgery , alteration, or misuse of a College document , record , or instrument of identification; d . tampering with the election of any College recognized student organization; or e. assisting anyone in the commi sion of any acts state d above . 2. Disruption or obstruction of teaching , research , administration, disciplinary proceedings, other College activities including its public relations functions on or off campus or other authorized non-College activities when the act occurs on College premises. 3. Physical abuse , verbal abuse , threats, intimidation, harassment , coercion and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person . 4 . Attempted or actual theft of and/or damage to property of the College or property of a member of the College community or AHEC or other per onal or public property . 5. Hazing , defined a an act which endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a tudent , or which destroys or remove s public or private property for the purpose of initiation , admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or organization . Hazing ca n be further defined as any action that produces phy s ical discomfort , embarrassment, harassment , or ridicule . Activities including the following are defined as h azi ng and are strictly forbidden: a. paddling b . causing excessive fatigue c . phy sical shock d . morally degrading/humiliating game e . public stunts f . activities which interfere with academic wor k/s ucces s g. dangerou s, offensive behavior h. activities which interfere with the poli c ies and re g ulations of the Office of Student Activities, UCD, CCD , or AHEC i . activities that engage in discrimi nation , whether racial or gender ba ed j . stranding pledge s far from campu , " road-tripping" k . forced calisthenics I. forced consumption of food , beverages , or alcohol m. exposure to extreme weather conditions Engaging in such activities ma y result in the withdrawal of College recognition, and thus privileges and services, by the Office of Student Activities. Questions concerning this policy should be referred to the Director of Student Activitie . 6 . Failure to comply with directions of College officials or the Auraria Campus Polic e acting in perfor mance of their duties and/or failure to identify oneself to these persons when requested to do so. 7. Unauthorized possession, dupli cation, or use of keys to any campus premises , or unauthori ze d entry to , or use of. campus premises . 8 . Violation of publi s hed College policies , rules, or regulations. 9 . Violation of federal , state, or local law on College premises or at College-sponsored or supervised activ ities. I 0. Use, po ssessio n , or distribution of narcotic s or other co ntrolled substances except a expre s l y per mitted by law .

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74 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES II . Use, possession , or distribution of alcoholic beverages except as expressly permitted by the law and College regulation, or public intoxication. 12. Illegal or unauthorized po ession of firearms , explo s ives, other weapons , or dangerous chemicals on College premises. 13. Participation in campus demonstrations which disrupt the normal operations of the College (or other parts of the campus) or infringe on the rights of other membe r s of the Campus community; leading or inciting others to disrupt schedules and/or normal activities within any campus building or area; inten tio n a l obstruction which unreasonably interferes with freedom of movement on campus , either pedes trian or vehicular . 14. Obstruction of the free flow of pede trian or vehicular traffic on College premises or at College spon sored or supervi ed functions. 15. Abetting or procuring another per on to breach the peace on College premises or at functions sponsored by or participated in by the College . 16. A n y activity involving computing facilities which knowingly int erferes with someone else's academic free dom or the i n stitution's goa l s or policies . 17. Abuse of the judicial system including , but not limited to: a. failure to obey the summons of a judicial body or College official b. fal sification , distortion , or misrepresentation of information b efore a judic i a l b ody c. disruption or interference with the orderly conduct of a jud i cia l proceeding d. institution of a judicial proceeding knowingly without cause e. attempting to discourage an individual's proper participatio n in, or use of, the judicial system f . attempting to influence the impartiality of a member of a judicial body prior to, and/or during the cour s e of, the judicial proceeding g . har assment-verbal or physical-and/or int imid ation of a member of a judicial b ody prior to, during , and/or after a judicial proceeding h. fail ure to comply with the sanction( s ) imposed under the tudent Conduct Code i. influencing or attempting to influence anot h er person to commit an abuse of the judicial system 18. Intentionally obstructing or delaying a police officer , fire fighter , security office r , or College official in performance of his/her duty . 19. Turning in a false bomb alarm or fire alarm or misusing fire safety equipment. 20 . Leaving children unattended or unsupervised on campus grounds . This can constitute child a bu se or child n eglect (as outlined in the State of Colorado Child Protection Act of 1975). Children may b e per mitted in the classroom with the instructor' permission and the understanding that the child's pre ence is n o t disruptive. 21. Influencing or attempting to influence the academic process through ex pli c it or implied sexua l behavior, bribery , or threats. 22. Failin g t o comp l y with contractual obligations with the College. 23. Fumishing fal se information or academic credentials with the intent to deceive or mis l ea d when app l ying for admi sion to the College or for any of its programs and services . VIOLATION OF LAW AND STUDE T CODE OF CON D CT Students who exhibit unusual and/or unacceptable forms of b e h av ior on campu s premises can be requested to leave by Auraria Campus Police. [n addition to or in lieu of that , faculty members may refer students to the Coun eling Center. The Dean of Student Life may administrative l y withdraw students exhibiting severe behavioral problems . College d isciplinary proceedings may be instituted against a student charged with violation of a law which is also a violation of this Student Conduct Code . For exampl e , if both vio lation s result from the arne factual situation without regard to the pendency of civil litigation in court or criminal arrest and prosecution, pr oceedings under this Student Condu ct Code may b e carried out prior to , simultaneou s l y with, or following civil or criminal proceedings off-campus . JUDICIAL PROCESS See Artic l e [V in the Studelll Handbook or the Dean of Student Life for complete information .

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STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 7 SEXUAL HARASSMENT Sexual harassment is a form of di scriminatio n based on sex. lt is prohibited by law and College policy . Ln the educational context , sexual harassment is defined a s any unwelcome sex ual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when : a . submission to such conduct i s made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's tatus in a co urse , program , activity , or educational evaluation b. submission to or rejection of such conduct i used as the basis for educational decisions affecti n g that individual c . such conduct has the purpo s e or effe c t of unrea onably interfering with an individual's academic performance or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating , hostile , or offensi v e educa tional environment Charge of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behavior s, suc h as repeated derogatory sexual remarks, negotiation for exual favors as a quid pro quo for grades or recommendations, or threatened or actual sexual assault. These and similar behaviors seriously undermine the teaching and learning environment and can be grounds for disciplinary action . Sexual haras ment should be reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2939. Sexual assaults should be reported to the Auraria Campus Police at 303-556-3271. Written policies addressing these issues in greater detail are available from the Office of Equal Oppor tunity and Affirmative Action in Central Classroom (CN) 315 or call 303-556-2939 . AMOR O S RELATIO SI:IJP lNVOLVl G ST DENT AND COLLEGE EMPLOYEE College policy strongly discourages employees of the College from becoming involved in relationships of a romantic nature with student they supervi e, either in a facultytudent or upervi or-subordinate situation. If such relationships exist , they must be disclo se d to the College and the conflicts of interest that result must be avoided. For example, an instructor is not allowed to issue a grade to someo ne with whom s/he is involved in an amorous relationship , and a supervisor can not hire or evaluate so meone slhe is dating . Becau se of the profe ssio nal difficulties associated with amorous relation ships, faculty and staff should avoid them entirely. Students are strongly discouraged from seeking relationships of a romantic nature with College faculty or staff. Also , students who persi tin making unwelcome sex ual advance s to a faculty member or Col lege employee risk violation of College policy prohibiting sexual har a sment. CLA S S A TTENDANCE Attendance during the ftrst week of class is required . ft contributes greatly to teachin g and learning. Some departments determine a student ' s enrollment in a course based upon attendance during the first week of class . Consult the Class Schedule and the dep artment for more information about the atten dance policy for the class that you are attending . Student who drop cia ses are financially responsible for those classes in accordance with the withdrawa V refund policie s state d in the Cla ss S c h e dule each se mester . Students are expected to attend all sessio ns of courses for which they are regi tered . Each instructor determines when a student's absence have reached a point at which they jeopardize success in a course . When absences become excessive, the student ma y receive a failing grade for the course . If students anticipate a prolonged absence, they should contact their instructor . lf they frnd that they cannot com municate with the instructor, they should contact the chair of that department , who will inform the instructor of the reason s for the anticipated absence . Whenever an instructor determine that a student ' s ab ences are interfering with academic progress , the instructor ma y submit a letter to the department chair informing that office of the situation. Students at MSCD who , because of their sincerely held religious beliefs, are unable to attend cia e take examinations , participate in graded activities or submit graded assignments on particular days shall, without penalty, be excused from s uch cia ses and be given a meaningful opportunity to make up s uch examination s and graded activities or assignments provided that proper notice and procedures are followed . The policies and procedure s designed to excu e clas attendance on religiou holidays are covered in the MSCD Student Handbook .

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76 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES FINAL EXAM1NATIONS It is the general policy of the College to require final examinations of all students in all courses in which they are registered for credit, with the possible exception of se minar course or s pecial projects. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AM.E RJCANS WITH DISABJLJTIES ACT The Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer; applications from minorities and women are particularly invited. The Metropolitan State College of Den ver does not di criminate on the ba is of race , color, creed , national origin , sex, age, sexual orientation or disability in admissions or access to, or treatment or employment in , its educational programs or activities. Inquiries concerning the College grievance procedure may be directed to the de s i gnated MSCD offi cials. Inquirie concerning Title VI and Title IX may be referred to Dr. Percy Morehouse, Jr., MSCD Office of Equal Opportunity , Campus Box 63, P .O. Box 173362, Denver , CO 80217-3362, 303-5562939. Inquiries concerning the Americans with Di sabilities Act (ADA) or 504 may be referred to Ms. Helen F lemin g , Faculty and Staff ADA Coordinator, MSCD, Cam pu s Box 47 , P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-8514; Mr. Kelly Espinoza , Student ADA Coordinator , MSCD, Campus Box 23, P . O . Box 1 73362 , Denver , CO 80217-3362, 303-556-3908 ; Mr. Dick Feuerborn, ADA Coo rdin ator, AHEC, Campu Box 001, P.O . Box 173361, Denver, CO 80217-3361,303-5568376 ; or Ms. Karen Rosenchein , Manager . Otherwise, all inquiries may be referred to the Office for Civil Rights , U . S . Department of Education , 1244 Speer Boulevard , Denver, CO 80204 , 303-8443723. FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT Student Rights The Metropolitan State College of Denver maintains educatio nal records for each student who has enrolled at the College . A copy of the College ' s polic y on stu dent educational records may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar , Central Classroom Building, room I 05. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) , 20 USC 1232g , and the implementing regulation published at 34 CFR part 99 , each eligible student has the right to: I . Inspect and review his/her e ducati ona l records ; 2 . Request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that they are not inaccu rate , misleading or otherwise in violatio n of the stude nt's priv acy or other rights; 3. Consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information containe d in the student's educa tional record s except to the extent that FERP A authorizes disclosure without conse nt (see ondisclo s ure and Exceptions) ; and 4 . File a complaint under 34 CFR 99 . 64 , concerning alleged failure by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA , with the Family Co mplian ce Office, U . S . Department of E du cation , 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D .C . 20202-4605. PROCE D URE FOR INSPECTING AND REVlEWING EDUCATIO AL RECORD Students may inspect and review their education records upon a written request submitted to the Reg istrar , Central Clas room , Room 105, or by mai l to Campus Box 84 , P.O. Box 173362 , Denver , Col orado 802 1 7-3362 . A. TI1e request shall identify as precisely as possible the record or records the stu dent wishes to inspect. B . The record cu todian or an appropriate staff person shall make the arrangements for access as promptl y as possib l e and notify the stu dent of the time and place whe r e the records may be inspected. Access must be given in 45 days or less from the receipt of t h e requ est. C . When a record contains information about more than one stu d ent , the stu dent may inspect and review only the records which relate to that tudent. PROCEDURE FOR AME DING EDUCATIO AL RECORDS A student may make a written request to amend a record . I . ln the request , the student should identify the part of the record to be changed and specify why the student believes it is inaccurate , misleading , or in violatio n of the student's privac y or other rights .

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STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 7 I 2. The Metropolitan State College of Denver hall comply with the request or notify the student that the College will not comply with the reque t and advise the student of the student's right to a hearing to challenge the information believed to be inaccurate, misleading or in violation of the student's rights. 3. Upon written request, The Metropolitan State College of Denver will arrange for a hearing, and notify the student, reasonably in advance, of the date, place and time of the hearing. 4. The hearing will be conducted by a hearing officer who i a disinterested party , but who may be an official of the institution. The student hall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to pre sent evidence relevant to the issues raised in the original request to amend the student's educa tion records. The student may be assi ted by one or more individuals , including an attorney. 5. The Metropolitan State College of Denver will prepare a written decision based solely on the evidence pre ented at the hearing . The decision will include a summary of the evidence pre sented and the reasons for the decision. 6. If The Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the challenged information is not inac curate, misleading or in violation of the student's right of privacy or other right, it will notify the student that the student has a right to place in the record a statement commenting on the chal lenged information and/or a statement setting forth reasons for disagreeing with the decision . 7. The statement will be maintained as part of the student's education records as long as the con tested portion is maintained. If The Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the information is inaccurate , misleading or in violation of the student's rights , it will amend the record and notify the student , in writing , that the record has been amended . N o D ISCL O SURE AND EXCEPTIO S Pursuant to FERPA, the College will not disclo e a student ' education records without the written con sent of the student except to College officials with legitimate educational interests, to officials at other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll , in connection with pro v iding financial aid to the stu dent, to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions , to federal , state or local authorities auditing or evaluating the College's compliance with education program , to consultants conducting studies on behalf of the College , in compliance with a judicial order or subpoena , and in connection with a health or safety emergency involving the student. However , the College may relea e directory information without the prior written consent of the student unless within ten (10) calendar days after the first sched uled class day of each term , an enrolled student ha s noti tied the College's Office of the Registrar in writing that any or all types of directory information hall not be disclosed without the consent of the student. A request for nondisclosure will remain in effect until the student is no longer enrolled or can cels the request for nondisclosure . A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative , supervisory , academic or research, or support staff position ; or a person elected to the Board of Trustees ; or a per on employed by or under contract to the College to perform a special task, such as attorney , auditor or consultant ; or a student or other person serving on an official College committee or assisting a school official in per forming the official's professio nal duties and responsibilities. A legitimate educational interest is the need of a school official to review educational records in order to fulfill that official's profe s ional duties and responsibilities. D IRECT OR Y INFO RMATION The Metropolitan State College of Denver ha designated the following categories of personally iden tifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a)(5)(B) ofFERPA: -name, address and telephone number -e-mail address -date and place of birth -student classification -major and minor fields of study -participation in officially recognized activities and sport -weight and height of members of athletic team -dates of attendance at the College -degrees and awards received -last educational institution attended

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78 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES THE STUDENT RIGHTT O-KNOW ACT AND THE CAMPUS SECURITY ACT Campus Crime Information During 1998 , 1999 and 2000, the following crimes were committed on campus at the Auraria Higher Education Center, serving the University of Colorado at Denver, The Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver: 2000 1999 1998 20006 1999 1998 0 0 0 0 4 6 ex Offenses ; Forcible 33 II II 0 2 2 ex Offenses;Non-Forcible 0 0 0 Arson 0 0 0 obbery 0 2 2 0 ggravated Assault 3 2 7 1BER OF ARRESTS FOR THE FOLLOWING CRJMES ON urglary 3 II 6 CAMPs ehicle Theft 9 13 16 Arrests 0 0 24 Liquor Law Violations 3 2 I Drug Abuse Violations 0 0 0 Weapons Possession 'forcible fondling Z one offense, two victims; business and individual 3forc ible rape ; one attempt, 2 completed 4one incident , two victims; ethnic intimidation ' information provided to Auraria Campus Police and Security by the D enver police 6 Data for the satellite campuses for 2000 was not available at the time of printing . 2000 1999 1998 2 3 4 28 47 41 5 2 6

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The School of Business We educate Denver's business work force. 7

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80 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS School of Business The School of Busine offers students a variety of educational opportunities that either lead to a bachelor's degree or provide opportunities for non-degree seeking student to gain additional undergraduate education through our extensive course offerings and certificate program s. The sc hool offers degrees in six major : Bachelor of Science Degree Programs • Accounting • Computer Information System • Finance • Management • Marketing Bachelor of Arts Degree Program • Economics ln additio n , we offer an international bu siness concentration for business majors and a total of eight minors designed primarily for non-bu ine s major . The schoo l provides convenient access to instruction through traditional classroom ses ions and inno vative online delivery, at both the main Auraria campus and Metro South campus, during the day, evenings and weekend . The school consists of67 full-time faculty, more than 50 parttime faculty and II full-time staff. Over 2800 students major in busine sand eco nomic s . Students can take advantage of on-the-job training through cooperative education placements, intern shi ps and independent study course work. The chool's mission statement reflects our efforts to provide students with the best pos sible education we can offer: The School of Business at The Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers high quality, accessi ble undergraduate bu iness education in the metropolitan Den ver area appropriate to a diverse stu dent population and modified open admission standards . We prepare stude nts for careers, graduate education and lifelong learnin g in a society characterized by technological advancements and g lob alization. The primary purpo e of the School of Business is the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning . We nurture learning through individual attention to tudents . The faculty of the School of Business engages in professional development activities that enhance instruction and contribute to scholarship and app lied research . Our faculty provide service to the institu tion , the professions and the community at large . The various educational opportunities available through the School of Busine s are li ted below. Each program is described in detail in the remainder of this catalog section. Course description and prereq uisites are found beginning on page 238 of this Catalog . Bachelor of Science Degree • Accounting • Compute r Inform ation Systems • Finance (General Finance , Financial Services , Real Estate) • Management • Marketing Bachelor of Arts Degree • Economics Concentration for Business Majors • International Busines Minors • Accounting • Computer Information y terns • Economics • Finance • General Busine • International Business • Management • Marketing Certifica te Programs for Credit • Database Analyst • etwork Special i t in Informa tion Systems • Personal Financial Planning • Programrner / Analy t in Infor mation Systems • User Support Specialist on-Credit Certificates • Financial Planning • International Trade Other Program Offerings • Business Outr each • Small Business Institute • US WEST Center for Busine ss Success

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 If you have any questions about the offerings, academic policies and practices, or admission require ments , contact the dean of the School of Busines s or the chair of the appropriate department. Mailing Address D ean's Office School of Business Metropolitan State College of Denver Campus Box 13 P . O . Box 173362 Denver , Color ado 80217-3362 MSCD Web site: www.mscd . edu Important Te l ep hon e umbers Dean's Office: 303-556-3245 Accounting: 303-556-3181 Computer Information Systems: 303-556-2857 Economics: 303-556-3217 Finance: 303-556-3776 Management: 303-556-3247 Marketing: 303-556-3182 Bu iness Outreach : 303-592-5364 Business Outreach and World Trade Center Educational Services Business Outreach provides public classes and customized in-house training on a variety of practical business topi cs. A full program of "hands-on" international business classes is offered through the World Trade Center Educational Services . Contact the Business Outreach office for additional infor mation. SmaU Business Institute The Small Bu siness Institute offers a practical opportunity that supplement academic studies with r eal case studies. The Small Busine ss Institute employs seniorle vel tudents , under faculty supervisio n , to provide business counseling and technical assistance to small business clients in the community . Con tact the Fin. ance Department for additional information. US WEST Center for Business Success The US WEST Center for Bu siness Succe erves as a problem-solving resource for businesses in the region while providing hands-on learning opportunities for business students. Junior and enior-level busi ne s majors will be selected to participate in the center based on their academic records, work experience and demonstrated leadership potential. Contact the School of Business dean' s office for information. School of Business Prerequisite and Attendance Polic y All School of Business students are expected to know and fulfill all prerequisite requirements. The School of Business r eserves the right to disenroll student who do not meet prerequisite requirements or who fail to meet expected course attendance policie . BACHELOR OF SCIENCE D ECREE PROGRAMS Students may earn a bachelor of science degree in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing . The learning objective s of the busines program provide students with the opportunity to: I . obtain , understand and apply information from the liberal arts, sciences, business and discip lin e specific courses to organizational issues and situations . 2. explain how ethical, legal , political, regulatory , social, g lobal , environmental and technological issues influence business deci sions. 3 . analyze a business problem by incorporating diverse perspectives. 4 . apply foundation business knowledge and skills to develop competent decisions in the areas of accounting , economics, fmance , information sys tem s , management and marketing . 5 . communicate effectively the problem alternatives considered , a recommended solution, and an implementation strategy in oral , written and electronic form. 6. demonstrate knowledge and skills to meet career needs . 7. exhibit an appreciation for extra-curricular activities and continuous, life-long learning . The degree requires completion of course work in general studies , the core business disciplines and requirements , a major , and electives. A minor is not required.

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82 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Admission and Academic Status Requir e ments Students may declare a busines s major at any time by contacting the dean's office or a department faculty advisor and completi n g the "Major Declaration Form." Students are encouraged to declare as early as pos ible to ensure accurate advising on business program requirements . When a degree-seeking stu dent has earned a total of at l east 60 semester c r edit hours , that student mu t d eclare a major b e fore being permitted to enroll in an upper-di v i ion course offered by a School ofBu iness program or depart ment. Prior to enrolling i n an upper-div i s ion bus iness course , declared bu sine majors mu t have : • a cumulative GPA of at least 2 . 00 ; • comp l eted all Level I and II General tudies requirements for business • comp l eted all lower-division course s in the busines s core ; and • comp l eted at leas t 60 credit hours overall Gunior standing) . Bu s iness majors will be placed on academic wa rnin g if their GPA falls below 2.0 . I f the GPA remains below 2.0 after one emester on probation , students will be dropped as busine s majors. Business Program Residency Requirements For all bachelor of science degree s in the School of Bu iness , at least 50 percent of the business credit hours received for the business degree must be earned in residence at MSCD . To earn a Bachelor ' degree in bu iness , a student mu t successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of bu ine s course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by com plet i n g any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS , FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC I 010 , CMS I 010, CMS 2300 , CMS 3300 , CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8 ) upper-division semeste r hours in the major at MSC D . Business Degree Program Planning Some impo r tant things to remember as you plan your bu iness studies : • All degree-seeking student s must meet the College' s requirements for all ba c h e l or's degrees out lined in the genera l information section of this Catalog. • During the first 60 credit hours , bus i nes majors should complete their General Studies Levels I and ll co ur ses a nd the 2000-level business core courses. • The College requires at least 40 credit hours of upper-division courses (3000 or 4000 level) . Con sult wit h an advisor to ensure that your specific degree program meets this requirement. • If a stu d ent pur uing a d egree other than a bachelor of science from the Sc hool of Business wi hes to enroll in bu iness cou r ses beyond 30 h ours , the s tud e nt must declare a major with the School of Business . The 30 hours excludes up to 9 credit hours in economics and the following course s : ACC 1010 , CMS 1010 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300 , CMS 3340 , or FIN 2250 . • A minor is not required for stu dent whose major i acco untin g , computer information sys tem s, finance , management or marketing . • ACC 1010 , CMS 1010 , and FIN 2250 may not be applie d to the 120 hours requir ed for a b achelor of cience degree in the chool of Business . Bachelor of Science Degree Program Requirements All candidates for a bachelor of s cience degree in accounting , computer information systems , finance, manageme nt and marketing must satisfy the General Studies r e quir ements , the bu siness core course requirement s, and the School of Busine s requirements de s cribe d in the following four sections . For program leading to a bachelor o f s cience degree , the ba sic s tructure of each program is: G e ner a l Studies ( L eve l I and L eve l 11) ......................................... ...... 34 Bu s ine ss Cor e .....................................•.............. . ............. 33 S c hool of Busi ne s requirement ......... . ...... ..................................... 9 M ajor in School o f Bu sines s ........................................... . ........... 24 E l ec tives• .......................................••................... . ........ 20 T o tal Hour s ( minimum ) ......................................... ............. . . . . 120 • The School of Bu siness r e quir es 2 0 c r ed it h o ur s of e l ec tives, no mor e than 9 of whi c h ma y b e bu s i n ess e l ec tives.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 General Studies The academic foundation for a s uccessful busines career or graduate work is a broad liberal arts edu cation . GENERAL STUDIES REQVlRED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS General Studies Level I Semester Hours C ompo s ition E G 1010 ENG 1020 Mathematics Freshman Composition: The Essay ............................. . ... .. . .. 3 Freshman Composition : Ana l ysis, Research and Documentation ...... . .. .. 3 MTH 1310• Finite Mathematics for the Management and ocial ciences ................... 4 Communications SPE I 0 I 0 Public Speaking ..................................................... 3 •Note: MTH 1110 or MTH 1400 , with graphing calculator experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students or students changing their major . Consult with Mathematical and Computer Sciences depart ment on subs titut ions. General Studies Level II Historical Studies I-llS (American history course recommended) .................................. 3 Arts and Letters PI-ll I 030 Ethics -orPI-ll 3360 Business Ethics ...................................................... 3 Check General Stucties guide for Level 11 Arts and Letters elective ........................... 3 ocial Sciences PS Y I 00 I introductory Psychology -or-soc PSC -or1010 1010 introduction to Sociology .................... .....•.................... 3 American ational Government PSC I 020 P olitical Systems and Ideas ............................... .............. 3 atural Sciences Check General Studies guide for Level II Natural Sciences electives ...... ................... 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies . ....................................... 34 Business Core All business majors require foundation course work in all significant areas of business theory and prac tice. The following courses are required for all majors in accounting, computer information sys tems, finance, management and marketing . A grade of "C" or better must be earned in each business core course to have that cour e count toward the bachelor of scie nce degree in a business program. Required Courses Semester Hours ACC 2010 Principle s of Accounting I ......... . . .........••............ . .......... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting n ...................................... . ...... 3 CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Business ............................... . , ..... 3 CMS 2300 Business Statistics ................. , ................................. 3 MKT 2040 Managerial Communications . .......................................... 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Bu sine s I ..................................... ... 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ......................... ............•...... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing .............................................. . 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance .............................................. .. .. 3 CMS 3340 Advanced Business Stati tic .......................................... . 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Managem ent ........... . .................................... 3 Total Hours Required in Business Core ............................................ . . 33 School of Business Requirements Required Courses Semester Hours ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social cience ........................... 3 Total Hours for School of Business Requirement .......................•................ . 9

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84 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Elective Requirements Each business program major must take 20 credit hours of elect i ves that meet the following : • no mor e than 9 credit hours of business course work may be counted toward this requirement. • ACC 1010 , CMS 1010 , and FIN 2250 may not be applied toward satisfying this elect i ve require ment. • At l eas t 11 hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non bu siness programs. Stude nt s majoring in business and interested i n pursuing an international Business concentration s hould see an advisor. The following sections describe the scope of the degree program, course requirements , caree r o pportu nities , and competencies for career succes s i n each degree program . ACCOUNTING D EGREE PROGRAM The accounting program prepare s student s for entry into caree r s in public acco unting , industry, tax and the government sector, as well as graduate educatio n and lifelong learning. The field of accounting is moving r a p idly toward a g r eater emphasis in the areas of informati on systems , management consulting and orga ni zational change . Accountants can obtain a variety of pro fessio nal cert i fications , including certified public accounta nt , cert i fied internal a uditor , certified fraud examiner , ce rtifi e d informat ion sys tems audi tor an d certified management accountant. Each professional certificat ion program includes rigoro u s e du cation , examination , experience and ethics requiremen t s . Mission Sta t ement: The Accounting D epartment at MSCD provide s high quality, accessible , enriching undergraduate accou ntin g education in a n urban setting ap propr iate to a diver se student population e nrolled und er modified open admis s ion standards. We prepare students for careers , gradua t e education , and life long learning in a global and technological society . The department i committed to ethical values, continuous impro v ement and mutual resp e ct within a div erse campus community . The Accounting Department pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. intellect ual contributions in accounting and related fields that enhance teaching and learning and contri but e to scholarship through both applie d re earch an d other avenues of prof essiona l d evelop ment are secondary though fundamental to the mission of the Accounting D e p artment. Service to MSCD , the accounting profes s ion , and the community a nd soc i ety in general is also secondary albeit fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Department. Succe sfu l accounting students po ses these skills and attrib ut es: • ability to organize, analyze , and interpret numerical data ; • s trategic and critical thinking s kill s; • proficiency in oral and written commun i cations with ability to explain com plex financial data t o othe r s ; • ability to apply curre n t technology ; • knowledge of financial and economic history , practice s, an d trend ; • ability to work collaborativel y as well as independently ; • understanding of the methods for creating , l eadi n g , and mana ging change in organ izatio ns. Acco unting Major for Bachelor of Science * R e quired C o u rses Semester Hours ACC 30 9 0 Income T ax I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 AC C 3 3 00 Introdu c tion to Acc ount i n g S ys t e m s ...................................... 3 A C C 3 400 Cos t Ac c ountin g ..................................................... 3 A CC 3 510 Int e rmedi a te Ac co untin g I .............................. . . . . .•... . .... . 3 A CC 3 520 Intermediate Acc o unting II .................................. ........ . . . 3 S ubtotal ...................................................................... 15 Plu s 9 hours from the following co u rse including at l eas t one 4000 lev e l c our s e : ACC 3100 Income Tax II . . . ..................................... . . . . . ......... . 3 AC C 3110 V olunteer In c om e Tax Ass i sta nce (VTTA) ............................... . . 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ACC 3200 Governmental Accounting ......... . ..... .............................. 3 ACC 3410 Cost Accounting 11.......... . ..................................... 3 ACC 4090 Tax Procedure and Research ............................................ 3 ACC 4100 Tax Planning ............................................ ...... . . . . . 3 ACC 4200 Auditing . . . ...... .............. . ............... . . . ............ . . ... 3 ACC 4300 Advanced Auditing ............. . ..................................... 3 ACC 4510 Advanced Accounting . . . . . . . . • . . ................................. 3 ACC 4520 Mergers and Acquisition s ........................................ . .... . 3 Total Hour s R e quired for Accountin g Maj o r . ............ . ................... .......... 24 *Students must have a minimum of90 hours of non-a cc ounting cour e w ork for the bac h e lor's degree. General tudies (Level I and LeveliJ ) ( ee page 83) ................. ........ ........... . 34 Business Core (see page 83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 School of Business requirement ( s ee page 83) .... . . ............... . . . . ................. . 9 Major in Accounting .... .... . .................................................... 24 Electives (see page 84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 20 Total Hours (minimum).... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ....................... 120 Students intere sted in becoming certified public accountants s hould be aware that the majority of states require 150 semester hours of education to sit for the uniform CPA examination . MSCD offers classes that satisfy both the !50-hour requirem ent and Colorado's "education in lieu of experience" option for certification. To earn a Bachelor's degree in accounting, a student mu t successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of bus ines course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by complet ing any busines s courses with the prefix A C, CMS , FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010 , CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250. A stude nt must complete at l east eight (8) upper-di vision semester hours in the major at MSCD. Student should consult an accounting faculty advi or to develop an appropriate academic program . A wide variety of internship opportunitie are available through the Cooperative Education Office. COMPUTE R INFORMAT ION SYSTEMS DEGREE PROGRAM With a degree in the rapidly expanding area of information systems in the business world , students can look forward to challenging careers in computer information y terns . Mission Statement: The Computer Information Systems Department delivers high quality , accessible undergraduate busine s information systems education to a diverse student population . We prepare students to ana lyze, de s ign , develop and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a balance between fundamental information system concepts and the application of these concepts from a future-oriented perspective. The Computer Information Sy terns Department provides undergraduate major, minor and certifi cate programs in information sy tern . We offer ervice course in information systems and quanti tative method s to School of Business students, and applied computer course s to students college wide. The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pur ues excellence in teaching and learning as it s primary purpose. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty aggressively engages in profes ional development activities that enhances instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research . We provide service to the ins titution , the profession and the commu nity at large. Succe ful students in the Computer Information System s program will be able to demonstrate skills and competencies in the following area : • Computer Information Sy terns theory and concepts and their application to the funct i onal areas of business ; • problem solving in business organi z ations; • Computer Information Systems development methodologies , techniques, and technologies ; • digital computer hardware, systems software , application software , peripheral equipment , network components / installation, and systems configurations ;

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86 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS • decision making by thinking logically and thoroughly ; • teamwork , organization , and management in information systems projects ; • Computer Information Systems ethics, the impact of informat ion sy terns on society, organiza tions, and individuals in both the domestic and internationa l arena ; • oral and written communication using current technology in a multi-cultural setting. Students majoring in computer information syste ms are encouraged to select advanced courses that best meet their needs in areas such as systems analysis , design , and de velopment; programming; database management/admini tration ; data communications; networks / network administration ; electronic com merce ; Web site development/administration ; and management of information systems . Advising for these areas i s available from the department chair and individual faculty members. Computer Information Systems Major for Bachelor of Science All Computer Information Systems majors are required to sati fy the School of Business bachelor of science program requirements as well as the following. Required Courses Semester Hours CMS 2110 Busin ess Problem Solving : A Structured Programming Approach ....... . 3 CMS 3060 Databa se Management Systems . ........................................ 3 CMS 3230 Telecommunications Systems ........................................... 3 Programming Language Group (includes CMS 3110, CMS 3130, CMS 3145 , CMS 3180 , CMS 3 1 90 , and CMS 3260) ........... 3 CMS 4050 Systems Analysis and Design ............ ........ ................•...... 3 Computer Information Systems Capstone Group (includes CMS 4060 , CMS 4070 , CMS 4280 and CM 4410 ) ...........•.................. 3 Upper-divi ion CMS Electives ...................................................... 6 Total Hour s R equi red for Computer Informati o n Systems Major ........•................... 24 General Studies ( Level I and Level II) (see page 83) ...................•................. 34 Business Core (see page 83) .......................••.......... • . . ................. 33 School of Bus ine s requirement (see page 83) ........................................... 9 Major in Computer Information Systems ..............••............... ............... 24 Electives (see page 84) . .......................................................... 20 Total Hours (minimum) .......................................................... 120 To earn a Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, a student must succes fully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. Thi 30-hour residency requirement can be met by comp l eti n g any business courses with the prefix ACC , CMS, FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010 , CMS 1 010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300 , CMS 3320 , CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must com plete at l east eight (8) upper-division semester h o u rs in the majo r at MSCD . CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: NETWORK SPECIALIST IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS This certificate will prepare a stu dent for an entry-level position in network support, network adminis tration, n etwork design, and n etwork sales . CMS 3220 Analysis of Hardware, Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer PlaTforms .. 3 CMS 3230 Telecommunication Systems .......................................... . 3 CMS 3280 LA and WAN Systems for Business .................................... 3 CMS 3290 Micro User Operating Systems .......................•.................. 3 CMS 4280 etwork Installation and Administration ..............••.................. 3 PROGRAMMER/ANALYST IN INFORMATIO SYSTEMS This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level po ition as a bu ine s application programmer, programmer / analyst, or junior systems analyst. CMS 2010 Computer Applications for Bus iness . . .................................... 3 CMS 2110 Business Problem Sol ving: A Structured Programming Approach .............. . 3 CMS 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and De ign .............................. 3 CMS 3130 Business Applications inC and UNIX ......................... ........... 3 CMS 3260 Systems Dev elopment with GUl De velopment Too l s ......................... 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 DATABASE ANALYST Thi s certificate will prepare a s tudent for an entry-le vel po s ition as a database programmer or database analyst. C MS 20 I 0 Co mputer Appli c at i on s f o r Bu s ine ss ............................... . . ..... 3 CMS 2110 Bu siness Problem S olvi n g : A Structured Pr o g ra mmin g A ppr oac h ............... 3 C MS 30 5 0 Fundamental s of S ys t ems An a l ys i s and D esign . . . ........................... 3 C MS 3060 D a t a b as e Mana g em ent S ys tem s ..... ........ . . . . . ......... . . .......... .. 3 CMS 4060 Ad vanc ed Datab as e Man a gem ent S ys t e m s ..............•........... 3 USER SUPPORT SPECiALIST Thi s certificate w ill prepare a student for an entry-le ve l position as a help des k/ support center special ist. It will also prepare an end-user to become the departmental hardware / software expert . CMS 108 0 The World Wide W e b , the Internet and Bey ond ............................. 3 CMS 2 010 Computer Applications for Bus ine ss ....... ............................... 3 CMS 322 0 Analy s i s of Hard w ar e , Softwar e and Use r Int e rfac es for M i cr oc omputer Platform s .. 3 CMS 3270 Micro Based Softw a r e .... . .................. . ............. ..... ...... 3 CMS 3290 Mic r o User Operatin g S ys t e m s ........... ....•..... . .................... 3 ECONOMICS D EGREE PROGRAM MSCD ' economics program i not a bu s iness program and economics majors do not have the same requirements as other majors in the School of Business . For example , economics majors do not need to take the business core nor the special General Studies required of busines s majors. Graduate will receive a bachelors of arts degree instead of a bachelor of science degree. Consequently, the econom ic major requirements are not de cribed in this section but can be found on page 93 of this Catalog . FINANCE D EGREE PROGRAM The finance program prepares students for careers that concentrate on the process of mana gi ng the funds of individuals , busine ses and governments. Career opportunities are available in the fields of manage rial finance and the financial services industry. The field of manageria l financ e deal with managing the financial affairs of businesses and governments and includes such activitie as budgeting , financial fore casting , cash management , credit administration , inve tment analysis and funds management. Careers in the financial ervices industry include position in banks , savings and loans , other fmancial institu tions , brokerage firms , insurance companies and real estate . The most dramatic increase in career oppor tunities is in personal financial planning , where professionals are needed to provide advice to consumers on the management of their personal financial affairs . The pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning is foremo t in the mis ion statement of the Depart ment of Finance . Mi sion Statement: The Finance Department of the School of Busine s at Metropolitan State College of Denver deliv ers high quality , acce sible undergraduate bu s iness and personal finance education in the metropol itan Denver area appropriate to a diver e student population and modified open admi sion s tandards . We prepare students for career , graduate education and lifelong learning in a society characterized by technological advancements and globalization . The primary purpose of the Finance Department is the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learn ing. We nurture learning through individual attention to students . The faculty of the Finance Depart ment engages in professional de v elopment activities that enhance in s truction and contribute to chol ar hip and applied research . Our faculty provide s ervice to the in titution , the professions and the community at large . The Finance Department is a Certified Financial Plarmer Board Re g istered Program . Students successfully completing the required financial planning courses are elig i ble to take the national Certi fied Financial Plarmer examination . Succes in the field of finance i related to these s kill s : • ability to organi z e , analyze and interpret numerical and financial data • sound deci s ion-making abilities • aptitude for detail and accurac y

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88 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS • proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain comp l ex financial transac tions and data to others • know l edge of economics and accounting in addition to finance Finance Major for Bachelor of S cience Each Finance major must pursue a concentration depending on their interest within the Finance area. Finance Common Core : R equired Courses Semester Hours FIN 30 I 0 Financial M arke t s and Institutions ........................... ............ 3 FIN 3600 Investments ...... ..................•............................... 3 Subtotal ....................................................................... 6 G ENERA L F l ANCE C O CE TRA T I O Required Courses Semester Hour s Finance Common Core ............................................................ 6 FIN 3850 I ntermediat e Finance ................•................................ 3 FIN 4950 Financial Strategies and Policies ................................. .... .... 3 Subtotal .................................. ........................ ............ 12 Approved Electives• ..................................................•.......... 12 Total Hours R e quired for Finance Major G e n e ral Finan ce Con ce ntration•• . . ................ 24 *Upper-division finance e lectives (three must b e 4000-l el'e l ) se l ect e d in co n s ultation with and approved by the Finan ce D e partment. •• A minimum grad e of "C" is required for c ourse s in the major . Students mu t select four (4) finance elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department Advisor . St u dents should con ult with their department advisor regarding the possibility of selecting three (3) busine s cour es among the 20 credit hours of genera l elective . Suggested Finance Electives: FIN 3100 International Money and Finance ......•........................ . ........ 3 FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning ................. . .......................... 3 FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ........................•...................... 3 FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreadsheets ........................•........... 3 FIN 4500 Analysis of Financial Statement s ........................................ 3 FIN 4650 mall Business Consulting ................ ......•..........•........... 3 F lNANClA L SER VlCES CONCE ' TRA T ION Required Courses Semester Hours Finance Common Core ............................................................ 6 FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning ............................................ 3 FIN 4600 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management .... ..... ...................... 3 Subtotal ................................................... . . ................. 12 Approved Electives• ............................................................. 12 T o tal H ours R equ ired for Finan ce Major Finan c ial Services Concentration•• ........ ......... 24 *Upper-division finance electives (three must be 4000-level) se l ected ill consultation with and approved by the Finan ce Department . ••A minimum grade of"C" is r e quired for co urse s ill the major . Students must select four (4) finance elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department Advisor . Students should consult with their department advi or regarding the possibility of selecting three (3) busine s courses among the 20 credit hours of general electives . Sugge ted Finance Electives: Fl 3100 International Money and Finance ........................................ 3 FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ........................•...........•... .... ... 3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance ................................................ 3 FIN 3430 Property and Liability Insurance .......................... ............... 3 FIN 3450 R etirement Plannin g and Employee Benefits .......•................... ... . 3 FI 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreadsheets ...... . ..................•.......... 3 Fl 4400 Estate Planning ............................................. ......... 3 Fl 4500 Analysis of Financial Statements ....••..........•........... ••.......... 3

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' SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 REAL E S TATE Co CENTRATION Required Course s Semester Hours Finance Common Core .................................. 1 • • • . ••••.••.•.••••. 6 FlN 3800 R eal Estate Pra ctice and Law ................. , ..................•...... 3 FIN 3810 Advanced Real Estate Pra ctice and Law ......... 1 ••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 FIN 3830 Applications in Real Estate Practice ............ , •........................ 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 15 Approved Electives• ........................................................... ... 9 Total H ours Requir e d for Finan ce Major R eal Estate Concentration•• ....... ...... ......... 24 Students mu t elect three (3) finance elective course in consultation with their Finance Department Advi or. Students hould con ult with their department advi or regarding the possibility of electi n g three (3) bu ine course among the 20 credit hour of general electives . Suggested Finance Electives: FIN 3150 Personal Fin ancia l Planning ..................................... ....... 3 FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ................. . . ............................ 3 FIN 3420 Prin ciples of Insurance ................................. ............... 3 FIN 3430 Prop erty and Liability Insuranc e .............................. . . .... . . ... 3 FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spread heet ..................... . ........•..... 3 FlN 4500 Analysis of Financial ta t ements ........................................ 3 FlN 4650 Small Busine ss Consulting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FIN 4840 Real Estate Appraisal .............................................. ... 3 FIN 4 850 Commercial and lnve sunent Real Estate ..................... . ............. 3 *Upper-division finance e lecti ves ( thr ee must be 4000-level) sel ec ted in consultation w ith and approved by the Finance Departm ent. ' **A minimum grade of "C" is required for courses in the major. General Studies (Level l and Levell!) (see page 83) ......... . ........................... 34 Business Core (see page 83) .................................................. . .... 33 School of Busine requirement (see page 3) ........................................... 9 Major in Finance ....... ......... ................................•............... 24 E lectives (see pag e 84) .............................. ....•................ . ....... 20 Total H ours (minimum) .......................................................... 120 To earn a Bachelor' degree in finance , a student must succes fully complete 30 or more credit hours of busines cour e work at MSCD . Tbis 30-hour re idency requirement can be met by comp l eting a n y busines course with the prefix ACC CMS, FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300, CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250. A student mu t complete at least eight (8) upper-division seme ter hours in the major a t MSCD . C ERTIFICA T E PROGRAM AVAILABLE : PERSO AL FIN CLAL PLANNING ACC 3090 Income Tax I ....................................................... 3 FlN 3150 Personal Financial Planning (optional) .........•.......................... 3 FIN 3600 lnve tments .................................... . ................... 3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance .................... . , .......................... 3 FIN 3450 Retir e ment Planning an d Employee Benefits ................. . ............. 3 FlN 4400 Estate Planning ...................................................... 3 Successfu l completion of the e courses also meet the Certifie d Financial Boa rd of Standard e du ca tion requirement to become take the national Certified Financial Planner examination. For prerequisi t e and more information call the Finance Department , 303-556-3776. Noncredit FIN ClAL PLA I G FPI Financial Planning Fundamental s FPII Understanding Risk and Insurance FPIII Inve stmen t Alternatives FPfV Effective Tax Plannin g FPV R etirement Plannin g and Employee B enefits FPV I Estate Planning Approve d by Certified Financial Planning Board of tandards / Approved by Colorado In urance Commi sion for Continuing Education Credit For prerequisites and more i n formation call the Finance Department , 303-556-6998 or 303-556-3776.

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90 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS oncredit INTERNATIONAL TRADE CIT 1000 Introduction to World Trade CIT 2000 Developing an International Busine s Strate g y CIT 2100 Expon Marketing and Promotion CIT 2200 Cross-Cultural Communications CIT 2300 Expon Finance and Payment Method CIT 2400 Business Law for Internat i onal Trade CIT 2500 Importing Decisions CIT 2800 International Transportation and Logi tics For prerequisites and more information call Busines s Outreach , 303-592-5362 . MANAGEMENT D EGREE PROGRAM The management program prepares students to pursue a career in human resource management, opera tions management, entrepreneurship or general management. Effective managers are necessary for organizat i o n s to compete in today' s global economy . The program consists of required courses that build a co n ceptual foundation for identifying and solving managerial problems . ln addition to acquiring knowledge about business and management, stu dents will develop specia l skills tha t are necessary to be an effect i ve manager. The commitment of the Department of Management is voiced in its mission tatement : Our mission is to provide our diverse body of students wit h a hig h quality management a nd business law education. We believe that teaching and learning in a co ntext of inquisitive, mutually respectful interaction between faculty and students is essential. Throug h such facilitated interaction, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the process of pro fessiona l management in a com petitive world . We will direct our individual and joint research efforts in relevant areas of applications of manage ment/legal theory, instructional techniques and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the importance of providing ervice to our stakeholders . ecessary skills the manager should have include : • proficiency in planning , organizing, leading and controlling activities • utilization of problem solving methodology to identify and define organizational problems , devise solutions and implement the solution to achieve desired outcomes • highly de veloped interpersonal skills • an abi l ity to communicate clearly and persuasively • use of sound methods for making deci ions • innovative thinking, self-reliance, creative independent ana lysis and sensitivity to social and ethi cal values Management Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses Semester Hours MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship ................... . .... . .............. 3 MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Business ll ................•...........•........... 3 MGT 3530 Human Resources Management ........... ................... ........... 3 MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management ...... ......................... . . . 3 MGT 3820 International Business .....................................•.......... . 3 MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior .............. . .....................•.......... 3 Subtotal ...................................................... . . •.... . ........ I 8 Plus 6 hours from the following courses : MGT 3210 Commercial and Corporate Law ......................................... 3 MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis ................•...........•............ 3 MGT 4020 Entrepreneurial Creativity .................... . .... ..................... 3 MGT 4050 Purchasing and Contract Management ...................... . . ............ 3 MGT 4420 Entrepreneurial Busine Planning .............••..........••............ 3 MGT 4550 Project Management. .................................. . .•.. .... . . . . . . 3 MGT 4610 Labor/Employee Relations . . . ........... . ............................ . . 3 MGT 4620 Appraisal and Compensation .............................•............. 3 MGT 4640 Employee Training and Development. ..... . ....• ......................... 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 MGT 4650 Managing Productivi ty ..... . .......................................... 3 MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 3 Total Ele ctive Hours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............................. ...... 6 Total Hours Required for Management Major .......................................... 24 General Studie s (Level I and Level fr) (see page 83) ............ , .............. . ......... 34 Business Core (see page 83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 33 School of Business requirement (see page 83) ................. , ..................... . . . . 9 Major in Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . 24 Electives (see page 84) ........ . .................................................. 20 Total Hours (minimum) .......................................................... 120 To earn a Bachelor ' s degree in management, a student mu t successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by complet ing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010 , CMS 1010, CMS 2300 , CMS 3300, CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250 . A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD. MA.R.KETING D EGREE PROGRAM The marketing program prepares students for career opportunities in such dynamic areas as sales man agement , distribution , advertising, marketing research , retailing a;nd marketing management. Our mission is to: Stude nts Strive to give our students a first rate education in marketing and business communica tion (that compares favorably to other business programs in the U.S .). To enhance their respect for and excitement for learning that is consistent with the objectives of the School of Bu siness and The Metropolitan State College of Denver . R ese arch/Pub licatio n -Maintain a research/publication record that is consistent with curricular needs, technological advancements and meets the challenges of globalization while allowing us to contribute to the knowledge-base of our discipline . Servi c e Actively participate in various School of Business and MSCD committee activities , regional and national professional organizations and provide our services and expertise to the Den ver and regional business community. In addition to the department's well-rounded selection of courses, the curriculum offers students a com bination of conceptual and applied learning experiences . Through the development of marketing plans , advertising campaigns and marketing research studies, students have the opportunity to work with Den ver-area businesses on current marketing issues and problems. Students are also exposed to a variety of marketing speakers from the business community . Internship positions are available for marketing stu dents through the Cooperative Education Office . Marketing careers are challenging and rewarding in a field requiring an in-depth knowledge of prod ucts, services and modem information technology. Marketing is a people-oriented profe ssion encom passing both for-profit companies and non-profit organizations. Since today's competition is creating a greater demand for marketing and promotional efforts , the growth rate of the field is expected to increase in the future . People who are successful in marketing are creative , highly motivated, flexible and decisive. They also possess the ability to communicate persuasively both in speaking and writing. Marketing Major for Bach e lor of S ci e n ce Required Courses Semester Hours MKT 30 l 0 Marketing Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MKT 3310 Consumer Behavior ......... . ................................ ........ 3 MKT 3710 International Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............•..... 3 MKT 4560 Marketing Strategy ................................................... 3 Marketing Electives• ............................................................ 12 Total Hours Required for Mark e ting Major... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 24 *Business Communication co ur ses ca n be us e d as busi11ess e l ectives, but not as Marketing electives. General Studies (Level I and Level IT) (see page 83) ..................................... 34 Busines s Core (see page 83) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 33 School of Business requirement (see page 83). . . ............................... 9 Major in Markering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .......................... 24 Electives (see page 84) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . 20 Total Hour s (minimum). . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . ............................. ...... 120

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92 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS To earn a Bachelor ' s degree in Marketing , a student mu t successfully complete 30 or more credit hours ofbusines course work at MSCD. This 30 hour re idency requirement can be met b y com pleting any bu s iness course s with the prefix ACC , CMS , FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC I 0 I 0, CMS I 0 I 0, CMS 2300 , CMS 3300 , CMS 3320 , CMS 3340, and FIN 2250 . A student must comp lete at least eight (8) upper division semester hours in the major at MSCD . INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION FOR BUSINESS MAJORS ONLY Students majoring i n accounting , computer information systems, finance, management or marketing may elect t o complete an International Business Concentration (lBC) . The concentration provides stu dent s the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the rapidly changing global bu iness, legal and cul tural environment. Graduates with an lBC increase their career choices and will be b etter prepared to help area businesses compete in an increasingly international market place . ln addition to the major degree program requirements , the conce ntrati on includes 1 8-22 hours in internatio nal courses: a 12 hour core and six hour of approve d international electives. Some students pur s uing an IBC may need more than 120 semester hours of cre dit to graduate . Interested tudents should eek an advisor in their major department or dean's office as early in their degree program as po ible . Each department has a semester-by-semester planning g uide available to assist stude nts in course choice and sequencing . International Business Concentration Required Core Semester Hours MGT 3 8 20 International Bu iness ................................................. 3 E CO 3550 The International Economy .... ................ . .................. ...... 3 MKT 3710 International Market i ng ............•...........•...........•....... ... 3 FfN 3100 International Money and Finance• .....•........... . ..................... 3 Total R e quired co urse hour s ................ ....•. . . ... ............................ 12 Plu 6 hou rs f rom the following c o urs es: Semester Hours ECO 4450 International Trade and Finance .............................. ........... 3 A T 1310 Introduction to Cultural ......................... . . . . . ... ... 3 ANT 233 0 Cro ss -Cultural Commurucat10n . ............. . . . . . ......... . .•..... . .... 3 ANT 3300 Exploring World Culture 2 . . . ... ...••..........••.........••........ ... 3 GEG 1000 World Regional Geography ............. . . ............................. 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary World Hi tory ............. .... . ..•...................... 3 HIS 3 350 Countries/Regions of the World .............................. ........... 3 PSC 30 3 0 Introduction to International Relations ............••.......... . . . ......... 3 PSC 3 32 0 International Law3 ......... ............... . . . . . ...................... 3 PSC 3600 Comparative P o litics Area Studies ....................................... 3 Internship/Dir e cted Study4 . . . ................................... ..• ........... 3 T o tal se m es t er h o ur s ..... ..................................... .................... 6 -orOne full ac a demic y ear of study of any o ne foreign languageS ................. . .•.......... 6-10 Total credit hours ........................................................ . ...... 18-22 *The Finan ce D e p a rtm e nt r ec omm ends that s tud e n ts tak e thi s c our se aft e r they ha ve c omplet e d ECO 3550 and MGT 3820. 1 fulfills the mult icul t ural re q u ir e m e nt 2p r ereq uisit e: ANT 1 3 1 0 3 p r ereq ui it e: PS C 3030 4thr ee h o ur s maximum and mu s t have s i g nifi c ant a cade mic/dir ec t e d swdy c ompon e m and mee t all approved School of B us in ess g uid e l i n es for int erns hip s. 5 F oreig n lan guage co mp e t e n cy g ain e d thr o u g h othe r tha n co ll ege c r e dit w ill b e assesse d b y the Brigham Young Uni ve r sity Co mp e t e n cy a nd Pl ace m e nt Ex am i nati o n (CAPE). C o nta c t the a ssess m e nt/t es t i ng ce nter for further details , 303-5563 677.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 B ACHE LOR O F ARTS E c o O MICS D EGREE PROGRAM The Department of Economics i s a n o n busine ss degree program hou ed in the School of Business offering a traditional bachelor of arts degree . Economic i the scie ntific stu dy of the allocation of carce or limited resources among competing u ses. The stu dy of economics provide specialized and general knowledge of the operation of economic system and institutions. The bachelor of arts degree program gives tudents a fundamental knowledge of dome stic and foreign economies and the quantita tive tools neces ary for independent analytical re earch and thought. Specialized courses develop the student ' s ability to apply the tools of economic theory and analysis to a broad range of social, political , and economic issues. Such training is essential for graduates who wish to qualify for po si tions as pro fessional economists and provides an excellent background for students intere ted in law chool or graduate programs in economics, finance or business . Our mission statement reflects our commitment. The Department of Economics at The Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers a high-quality, accessible bachelor of arts program in economics while a lso providin g significant service to the Col lege, the School of Business, and the community by providing accessible and quality general stud ies courses in the princip l es of microeconomics and macroeconomic . We prepare students for life long learning in a comp l ex free civil society; for graduate or profe ssiona l education in economics, bu iness and legal studies or the law ; and for career in a broad range of private and public activi ties. The Department of Economics pursue s excellence in teaching and l earning as its primary purpose. The faculty of the department engages in scholarly activity that contributes to the literature in applied and basic economic re earch and other profe sional activity that enhances quality in truction. While most po itions as a professional economi t require gra duate training , for someone with a bache lor ' s degree employment opportunities are available in national and international busine ss; federal, state and local government ; and various nonprofit organization . In the field of economics , the following competencies are useful : • ability to preci ely examine, analyze, and interpret data • sound deci sion-maki ng abilities • proficiency in oral and written communications • knowledge of economic theory , history , practices and trend • ability to operate and use information derived from computer • knowledge of tati tical procedures • interest in economic and political trends Economics Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Course s Semester Hours ECO 20 I 0 Principle of Economics -Macro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... .... 3 ECO 2020 Principle of Economic s Micro ......................................... 3 ECO 3010 Intermediate Mjcroeconomic Theory .......•..........•.................. 3 ECO 3020 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory ......... . .... . . ......... ... ......... 3 ECO 31 SO Econometrics ................................ . .................. .... 3 ECO 4600 History of Economic Thought ( enior Experience) ................•..... ..... 3 S11btotal .................................................................... . . 18 Approved Electives (upper division economics courses) .................................. 18 Toto/ H ours of Economics req11iredjor E conomics Major ................. ....••.......... 36 Additional requirements : MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences ....... . ................... 3 -or-MTH 1410 Calculus I .......................................................... 4 (recommended for s tudents inter es ted in graduate work in economics) S11btotal ........... .............. ....................... . . ...........•...... 39-40

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94 SCHOOL O F BUSINESS Selected Minor ( min im um ) ............•............•........................•..... 18 General Studies ( minimum) ...........••..................................•....... 33 Multicultural requirement• ......................................................... 3 Elective s ................................................................... 26-27 Total Hour s R eq uired for Ba c h e lor of Arts in Eco nomi cs ................................ 120 *Check with an advisor in the D epart m ent of Econo mi cs regarding electives and the multi c ulwral requirement. MINOR S IN THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The School of Bu iness offers nine minors in business and economics . Most minors require 18 credit hours plus prerequi site , if any . The e minors (with the exception of economic ) are designed primar ily for non-bu iness majors . A student may not take more than 30 credit hours in the School of Busi ness without declaring a business major . The acceptance of transfer credits will be governed by stan dards and policie s of the School of Business and its departments. Students should choose a minor that will help them in their chosen career . The general business minor should be declared after consultation with the a sociate dean. Other minors should be declared with the help of a faculty advisor or department chair of the appropriate department. Acco TING M 1 OR The accounting minor offers stu dents a broad-based education in accounting emphasizing a particular field within this discipline , such as financial accounting, managerial accounting , tax accounting, or gov ernmental accounting . The Accounting Department requires 60 credit hours Gunior standing) before taking upper-division accounting courses. At least 12 hours of accounting courses in the minor mu t be completed in resi dency at MSCD . Required Course Semester Hours ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I . . .........•...........•..................... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting ll ................................ . .......... .. 3 ACC 3090 Income Tax I ............................................•.......... 3 ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting 1 ..•...•...••••••..•.•••••••.....•••••••.•.... 3 Approved Electives• .......................................•............ .......... 6 Total Hour s R eq uired for A cco unting Minor .................... ....................... 18 • A student ma y se l ec t any co ur ses in the accounting program or curri c ulum provided they ar e approved by the Accounting D epartme nt advisor. COMP TER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Ml OR This minor will provide a basic understanding of the concept , current methodology, and rapid changes in the design , development, and use of computer oriented sys tems for bu inesses and organizations. Required Cour es Semester Hours CMS 2010 Computer Application s for Bus ine ss ...................................... 3 CMS 2110 Business Probl em Sol ving: A Structured Programming Approach -Qr-CMS 3270 Microba ed oftware ................................................. 3 CMS 3050 Fundamentals of Sy s tems Analysis and Design . .....•...........•........... 3 CMS 3060 Database Management Sy terns ............................•............ 3 Approved CMS 3000-Level Electives• ..... ............ ............................... 6 Total H ours Requir ed for CMS Mino r ................................................ 18 *Approved elec ti ves ar e sel ected i n co n s ultation with and approv e d b y a Computer Information System s D e partm e nt advisor . Eco 'OMI CS MINoR The economics minor provides student with an opportunity to acquire a general knowledge of the oper ation of economic systems and institutions , as well as the quantitative tool necessary for analytical research and thought. Required Courses Semester Hours ECO 20 I 0 Principle of Economics-Macro ......................................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro .....•.................................... 3 Approved Electives • .................................•...........•........... ... 12 Total H ours R eq uired for Economics Minor ........................................... 18 • Approved elec t ives are upp er-divisio n eco nomi cs co urs es selec ted in co n su ltation with and approved by the E co n o mi cs D epart m e nt .

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 ' FINANCE MINOR Thi minor offers a broad-based education in finance , emphasizing a panicular field within thi s disci pline, such as personal frnancial planning , investments , managerial finance , financial institutions , or international finance . For the finance minor , the stu d ent must ha v e completed ACC 2010 and ACC 2020 (or the equivalent) and ECO 20 I 0 and ECO 2020 , which may be applied to the student ' General Studies or elective requirement as applicable. The Finance Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing ) prior to taking upper-division finance courses . A minimum grade of" C " i required in all finance minor courses. At least 12 hours of finance courses must be completed in re s idency at M CD to sati fy the require ments of the minor. Required Cour s e s Seme s t e r Hours FIN 30 I 0 Financial Market s and Institution s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FIN 3300 Man a gerial Finan c e ................... ....•........... . ....... . . ..... 3 FIN 3600 Investments ........................................................ 3 Approved Electi v es• .... ........ . . . . ...... ....•................................... 9 T o tal Hours R e quir e d for Finan ce Min o r . ........................................ ... . 18 • A s tud e nt ma y s el ect any c ourse s in the finan ce pro gram o r c urriculum pro vide d the y ar e appr ove d b y a Finan ce D e partm e nt advisor . GENERAL BusiNESS MINoR Students minoring in general bu siness must take ECO 20 I 0 and ECO 2020 . These hour s may be part of the studen t's General Studies require ments . ln addition to the required 24 cre dit hours below , tudents may take up to 6 additional credit hours within a specific busine s discipline for a total not to exceed 30 credit hours within the School of Business . If a student wishes to enroll in business courses beyond 30 hours , the student must declare a major with the School of Busines . Prerequisit e s credits may be appl i ed to General Studi es Seme s ter Hours ECO 20 I 0 Principles of Economics -Macro ............................ . ........... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economic Micro .......... . .............................. 3 MTH 1310 F i nite Mathematics for the Managem ent and Social S c ien c e . ................. . 3 Required Course s S e me s ter Hours ACC 20 I 0 Principles of Accounting I ............................................. 3 ACC 2020 Prin c iples of Accounting 11 . .................... . . . ...... . .............. 3 CMS 2010 Principles of I nformation System s ... . ............................ . ...... 3 CMS 2300 Business Statistics ................................................... 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance ..... . ............................................ 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Busine s s I .................. . ..................... 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management . . . . . . ........ ............................ 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing . . ................................ .... . ........ 3 Minimum Total Hours Required for G e n e ral Bu siness Minor (not to exc e ed 30 c r e dit hour s ) . . . ........... . ...... . . ................ 24 I TERNATIO ALB SINESS Ml OR This minor is intended for non-busines s majors so that they may add some stu dy in bu siness from a n international perspe ctive to their degre e progr ams . Contact the School of Business Dean ' s Office for obtaining an advisor. R eq uir ed Cour es Semester Hours ACC I 010 Accounting for on-Business Majors• .................................... 3 ECO 20 I 0 Principles of Economics-Macro• .........•............. . . . .............. 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economic sMicro• ......................................... 3 MGT 3820 International Busine s s ......................... . ........ .... ........... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Choose at least 6 hours from: MGT 3000 Organizational Management .......................... . . . ............... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ................... ............................ 3 FIN 30 I 0 Financial Markets and Institution s ....................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... ............................ 6

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96 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Choose at least 6 hours from : ECO 3550 The International Economy ............................. .....•.......... 3 FIN 3100 International Money and Finance ...................... ................. . 3 MKT 3710 International Marketing** ... ........ . ...........•...........•.......... 3 Subtotal ....................................................................... 6 Total H ours R e quired for Int ernational Busin ess Minor .................................. 24 *This course has been approved for General Studies , Level fl, Social Sciences , credit. **MKT 3000 is a prerequisite MANAGEME T MINOR The management minor prepare s individuals for the important tasks of supervising others , working in teams and taking on additional respon ibilities in their field of interest. Required Courses Semester Hours MGT 3000 Organizational Management. ............................. .... .......... 3 MGT 3530 Human Resources Management ................• ........................ 3 MGT 3550 Manufacturing and ervice Management ................................. . 3 MGT 3820 International Busine s ................................................. 3 MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior ............................................... 3 Choose 3 hours from: MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I ........................••.........•.... 3 MGT 2500 Small Busines Management .......................................... .3 MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship ..........•••.........••............... 3 MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis ............................... .......... 3 MGT 4610 LaborfEmployee R elations ................••...........•.........•..... 3 MGT 4620 Apprai al and Compensation ................... ........................ 3 MGT 4640 Employee Training D evelopment .......................... .... .......... 3 MGT 4830 Workforce Dive rsity* ................................... ........•..... 3 Total Hour s Required for Managemem Minor ..................... ..................... 18 *This course has been approved as a Multi c ultural and Senior Experience course . It is recommended that in order to achieve a broader understanding of business , non-busines major stu dents minoring in management should consider taking as genera l electives MGT 1000 (Introduction of Busine s) and/or ACC IOLO (Accounting for on-Business Majors) . MA.R.KETI G MINOR The marketing minor provide stude nts with the opportunity to develop an understanding of business and sufficie nt familiarity with marketing skills to work in a business environment. Required Courses Semester Hours MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ...............................•............... 3 MKT 3010 Marketing R e earch ..........•....................................... 3 MKT 2040 Managerial Communications ...............•..........•................ 3 MKT 3310 Consumer Beha vior ......... ......................................... 3 MKT 4520 Seminar in Marketing Management . . .................................... 3 Approved Electives* .............................................................. 3 Total Hour s Required for Marketing Minor ...................... ...................... 18 *Approved electives are selected in consultation with and approved by a Marketing Departm ent advisor .

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The School of Letters, Arts and Sciences TRADITION AND IMAGINATION Provides a high-quality liberal arts education designed to meet the educational needs of the urban student. 97

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98 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES School of Letters, Arts and Sciences The mi sion of the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences is to provide a place of teaching and learning that honors both tradition and imagination , one that respect the past and prepares people to b e s uc ce sful participants and leaders in the present as they help to s hap e the future. The School of Letters , Arts and Science offers programs of stu dy in humanities and in soc ial , natural, and mathematical sciences. The programs prepare students for careers , graduate work, and life l ong learning. The school offers more than 30 major and minor programs through 19 departments and the Institute for Women' Studie and Service . The faculty teach the majority of the General Studies Program and help prepare students to be teachers. ln addition , they arrange internships and other a pplied educa tional expe riences in state and local agenc i es , business , industry, and the media . Through centers , the school advances educational and social goa ls: • The Family Center provides a wide range of education , training , and research on policies related to fami l y issues. • The Center for Mathematics, Science and Environmenta l Education leads the effort to reform sci ence and mathematics education in Colorado. The center contributes to sys temi c change in edu ca tion by building cooperative programs with other colleges and universi t ies, public schoo l s, and the Co l orado Department of Education. The center is the focal point for the Colorado Alliance for Science , a statew ide alliance. The Center a l so develops program and services for stu dents from underr epre ented groups in the areas of mathematics , science and enviro nmental education. Cur rent ly, the center is a site for the Colorado Alliance for Minority Participation (CO AMP) and offe r s tutoring and mentoring services to these studen t s . The Colorado Alliance for Science, a statewide alliance of universities , offers assistance and support to stude nt s and teachers to strengthen the community ' s intere t in cience and mathemat i cs. • The Golda Meir Center for Political Leadership is a nonparti an , educationa l project designed to foster greater public understanding of the role and meaning of leadership at all levels of civic life, from community affairs to international relation . AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES D EPARTMENT The African American Studies Department offers a range of courses in African American studies that pre ent the dimension of the black experience in thi country. These courses encompass and afford a compre h e n ive understanding of the African heri t age. They prese n t African l inks and potential ; contri butions of black people in the growth and development of the U nit ed States; black culture an d lifestyle s ; the black community ; political activity and potential; religious d eve lopm en t and import ance; commu nity service and resource assistance; and prognosis and potential for social c hange . The courses may apply in the General Studies requirements and as e l ectives for graduation. The major in African American Studies, whic h l eads to a bachelor of arts degree, and the minor pro gram must be planned in consultation with the chair of the African American Studies Department. Before declaring African American Studie as a major , the stude nt must con ult with the African Amer ican Studies D epartment chair. African American Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Semester Hours AAS I 010 introduction to African American Studies ... ............................... 3 AAS 1130 Survey of African Hi tory (HlS 1940) . . ......... ..................••..... 3 AA 2000 Social Movement s and the Black Experienc e ( SOC 2000 ) . ......... . . ...•. . ... 3 AAS 3300 The Black Community ( SOC 3140) ...................................... 3 AAS 3 700 P s ychology of Racism and Group Prejudic e (PSY 3 700 ) ........ ........•..... 3 AAS 4850 Re earch Seminar in African American Studie s ............................. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . 18 S e lect one from the foUowi.ng: MUS 2010 Topics in Ethnic Music: Variable Title .................................... 3 ART 3040 African Art ...........................•..........••..........••..... 3 AAS 3240 African American Literature (ENG 3240) .. ................................ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... ....... . . . . . .... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 9 Electives• ........ . ............ ................................................ 18 Total ............ . ........................... . ....... . ............. . .......... 39 • Elective hour s in African American scudies co ur ses are se l ecced i n consul t atio n w ith tire adv isor . M!NOR I AFRICAN AMERJCAN STUDIES Required Courses Seme ter Hours AAS I 010 Introduction to African American tudie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 AAS 2000 Social Move ments an d Black Experience (SOC 2 000) .......... . . . . . ......... 3 Total . ............... . .......... ........ . ............................ .......... 6 Electives A minimum of 15 additional se m es ter hours i s r equired in African American courses, 3 hours of which mu s t be a n African course , selected in consultation with and ap prov e d by the African American studies advisor assigned to the student . Total hours for th e minor a re 21. Assessment Tes t During the final semester, students majoring in African American s tudie s will be r eq uired t o take a co m prehensive assess ment test. ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM Anthropo l ogy is the exploration of human diversity . The combination of cultural , archaeological , and biological perspecti ves offer a viewpoint that is unique in studyi n g the problems related to the s urvival and wellbe ing of the human species. From the living and vanished cultures of Colorado to those of ew Guinea or South Ame r ica , anthropology can be applied to assist our under s tanding of human dif ferences. Contact the Sociology and Anthropology Department for information . Anthropology Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses S emester Hours ANT I 010 Ph ysical Anthropology and Prehi s to ry ............................. ....... 3 ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultura l Anthropology .... ..... . , ......................... 3 ANT 2100 Human E vo luti o n . ................................................... 3 A T 2330 Cross -Cultural Communication .......................................... 3 ANT 2640 Archaeology .......................................•................ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Elec ti ves ...... ................ ................................................ 21 Total ............... .......................................................... 36 At least 12 upper -division semester hour in anthropolo gy must be completed at MSCD by students majoring in the field. Students de s irin g teacher licensure in socia l studies hould see an advi so r in the Secondary Education Department. M lNO R I N ANTHROPOLOGY The minor provides an opportunity for stude nt s to bring a unique anthropological perspective to their a lre ady chosen area of interest. Anyone having to deal with human or cultural differences woul d bene fit from selecting a focus in cross-cultural con t act , archaeo l ogy, or human diversity. Required Courses Semester H o ur s T I 0 10 Ph ys ical Anthropol ogy an d Preh istory ................................ . ... 3 A T 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology .......••.............. ............. 3 Subtotal .... ................. . .... . . . ...............................•.......... 6 Ele c ti ves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Total....... . ................................................... 21 At least 6 upper division semes t er hours mus t b e completed at MSCD . ART D E PARTMENT The Art Department offers a full range of studio art courses i n the a reas of fine arts ( dra w ing , painting , printmaking , photography , video , and sculpture); de ign (communication de s ign and computer imag ing ); and crafts (ceramics, metalwork , jewelry makin g, and art furniture ) leading to the bachelor of fine art degree ; art history (s tudies emphasize contemporary , modern , ancient , and non-Western art) lead ing to the bachelor of fine arts degree ; and licen ure in art education .

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100 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Goals Undergrad u ate studies i n art a n d d esign prepa r e students to fun ct i o n in a variety of artistic r o l es. I n orde r to achieve these goals, instruction should prepare student to: • read the nonverbal language of art and design • develop responses to visual phenomena and organize pe r ceptions and conceptua l izations b oth ratio n ally and intuitively • become familiar with and develop competence in a number of art and des i gn techni q ues • become familiar with major achievements in the history of art , including the works and intentions of leading artists in the past and present and demonstrate t h e way art reflec t s cultural va l ues • eva l uate deve l opments in the history of art • und e r stand and eva lu ate con t emporary t h inking about art and d esign • make valid assess m e nt s of q u a l ity in des i g n projects a nd wo r ks of art Art Major for Bachelor of Fine Arts Core Requirements for All Studio Art Majors Semester H ours ART 1100 Basic Drawing I ................................... .......... ........ 3 ART 1110 Basic D rawing f1 ....................••..........•..........• ........ 3 ART 1200 Design Processes and Concepts I ........................................ 3 ART 121 0 Design Processes and Concepts fl . .... . ............................. ..... 3 ART 20 I 0 Survey of Modem Art : Impressionism through Abstract Expressionism . ....... ... 3 ART 2020 Survey of Contemporary Art: 1960 to the Present. ............ ............ ... 3 Total........... . . ............................................... . . ... 18 Senior Experience Requirements for Studio Art Majors ART 4010 Modem Art History : Theory and Criticism........... .... . . . . . . . ...... 3 ART 4750 Senior Experience Studio : Portfolio Development and The sis Show .............. 3 Total .... . ........................... ....... . .... .............................. 6 Students choose one of the four areas of concentration : fine arts, design , crafts , or art history . FlNE ARTs Co CE TRATIO ....................................... 21 15 hours in area of concentration in: drawing, painting , culpture , printmaking , or photography (within the 21 above) Select a combination of 15 hours from the following two areas: Design. . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. .................... 6 or 9 Crafts.. . ............... . ........................................ . . .. 6 or 9 ART 2000 World Art Prior to 1880 ....•........................................ . . 3 Art History (upper-division)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 DESIGN CONCE TRATION ......................................... . 21 15 hours in area of concentration in: advertising de sig n or computer graphics (within the 21 above) Select a combination of 1 5 hours from the following two areas: Crafts ................................................. ..................... 6 or 9 Fine Arts ... .... ..... .................... , .................................. 6 or 9 ART 2000 World Art Prior to 1880 ...........................•................... 3 Art History (upper-division)• .... ............ .......... . . ................... ........ 3 CRAFTS CON C E TRA TION ......................................... 2 1 15 hou r s in area of conce n tration in: ceramics, jewelry , or art furniture (within the 2 1 above). Select a combination of 1 5 hours from the following two areas: Design ........................................................•...... . . .... 6 or 9 Fine Arts ....................................... . ........... . ............... 6 or 9 ART 2000 World Art Prior to 1880 ....................................... ....... . 3 Art History (uppe r-division)• . . .................................•................... 3 Total for Studio Art Majors ........................................................ 66 •ART 3090 is not applicable as upper division Art Hi story credit. but may be taken for the multicultural requiremell/. (A minimum of 33 upper division art hours required . ) A minor for art majors is optional.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 Art History Concentration Core Requirements for All Art His t ory Majors Seme s t e r Hour A RT 110 0 B asic Dra wing I ..... ................................................ 3 ART 1110 B asic Draw ing 11 ........... . ................. . ...................... 3 ART 120 0 D esign Pr oces es and Conce pt I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 ART 121 0 Design Processes and Conce pt s II. ....................................... 3 ART 2010 Survey of Modem Art: Impre ssionism through A b stract Expressionism ........... 3 ART 2020 Survey of Contempo r ary Art: 1960 to the Pr esent ............................ 3 Total. . ................................................................ 18 enior Experience R eq u i r e m e nt for Art History Majors ART 4010 Modem An His t ory : Theory an d Criticism ............................ ..... 3 Total ............................................................. . . . ...... . ... 3 *Art History (required) ............................................. . ............. 15 ART 2000 World Art P rio r to 18 0 .. ................•.... . . . ..................... 3 Fine Ans00 .•...............................••.......•.. . ......••.......•... 3 or 6 Design•• ....................................•...................... . . ...... 3 or 6 Crafts••.................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 or 6 An Electives .......................... ...... . ............................... . ... 6 Total ................................................... ...................... 60 *ART 3090 is not app li cable as upp er division Art History cred it , but may be taken for the multi c ultural requirement . **15 h ours are required among these thr ee c ategories. (A minimum of 27 upper-division art hours required .) Minor requirement for an m ajors a r e optional. ART LICE SURE : K -12 Teacher licensure for art majors i available through the Art Department. An art m ajo r i s required . Required Courses erne ter Hour ART 3380 Introdu c tion to Art Education . ........................... ............... 4 ART 4380 Art Methods K -12 . . ........................... .... . . . ............... 4 ART 4580* Student Teac hing and Seminar: Elementary K-6 ............................ 6 ART 4590* Student Teaching and Seminar: econdary 7 -12 ............................. 6 E DS 3 110 Pr ocesses of Ed u cation in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools .... .... . . . . ... 3 E DS 3120 Field Experience in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools .................... 2 E DS 3200 Educational P sychology Applied to Teaching ............................... 3 RDG 3280 Teaching Lit eracy Skill D eve l o pm ent in the Con tent Areas .................... 4 SED 3600 The Exce ption al Leamer in th e Classroom .......................... ....... 3 Total ................... . ..................................................... 35 • Student teaching is co mpos ed of daily full-time work during 16 weeks , spli t 8 and 8 weeks betwe e n ele m entary and secondary levels . ART 4580 is dual-list ed with EDU 4190 ; ART 4590 is dual-listed with EDS4290 . [n addition to field experiences included in required co urse work , stude nts must pre se nt evidence of ha vi ng completed at lea t 200 hour s of work with children . This may be accom pli hed through a vari ety of community organizations and institutional activities. Students s ho uld pla n thei r volunteer work in con ultation with the art education advisor. Students who eek licen s ure mu t pas a public s peaking course ( SPE I 0 10) with a grade of " B " or bet ter . Students with a degree in Art may obtain a waiver . Students mu t at o achieve ati factory score on the state licensure examination . Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may b e modified during 2001-2 002 . Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sec tion s of this Catalog, pages 217232, and they should stay in regular contact with their advisors. MINOR J ART R e quir ed Courses Semester Hour s ART 1100 B asic Drawin g I ........... . ..........•........•........... . ......... 3 ART 1110 B asic Drawin g 11 ............................ . . ...................... 3 ART 1200 De sign Pr ocesses and Conce pt I . . . .............. ................ . . ..... 3 A RT 1210 Deign Pr oces es and Co n ce pt s II. .................. .................... . 3 ART 2010 Survey of Modem Art: impressionism through Abstract Expre s ionism . .......... 3 ART 2 020 Survey of Contemporary Art: 1960 to the Prese nt. ........................... 3 Subtotal ....................... ............................................... 18 Electives ....•............... . ...........•.................. ......... . .... . ..... 9

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102 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Minimum of thr e e credit hours of upper-division studio course and three credit hours of upper-division art history course Total ......................................................................... 27 B EHAV IORAL SCIENCE PROGRAM M ajor for Bachelor of A rt s This is a distributed major, offering students a structured overview of the ocial sciences. This program emphasizes breadth of coverage with a focus in an area electe d by the student. This majo r is particu larly applicable for students interested in teacher licensure at the elementary and secondary levels. Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002. tudent seeking teacher licensure hould read the teacher licensure sections of this Catalog, pages 217232, and they should stay in regular contact with their advisor . The student must have preliminary approval of the selected program by an advisor from the Sociology and Anthropology Department. A minimum of 12 upper-divi ion hours in the major mu t be taken at M CD . Required Courses Semester Hours ANT 1 310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ..................... . . ............. 3 ECO 20 I 0 Principle s of Economics Macro ..........••. . .......................... 3 HJ 122 0 American Hi s tory since 1865 ........................... . . ......•....... 3 P C 1010 American National Government .............................. . .......... 3 P Y I 00 I Introductory Psychology .... . . . ................................•....... 3 SOC I 010 Introduction to Sociology ................................ ....... . . .... . 3 Subtotal .............................................................• . . ...... 18 ELECTE D fo U S ln addition to the introductory cour e, each student must elect 12 hours in one of the following ocial science disciplines : anthropology, economics, hi tory, politica l science, psychology , or sociology. A minimum of 9 upper-division hours must be selected with the approval of an advisor . Subtotal ..................................................... .......... . ...... 12 G ENE RAL ELECT IVES An additional 12 hours must be selected from any of the disciplines outside of the elec t e d focus. Courses may be selected from anthropology , economic , history, political science, psychology, or soci ology . At least 9 of these hours must be upper-division . o more than 6 hours may be taken in any one discipline. Subtotal . ...... . ....... . ................. . .................................... 12 T o tal .............................•.. . ............... . ..••.................... 42 G E ERAL STU DIES REQUIREMENTS The student is expected to complete all General Studies requirements a tated in this Catalog . The stu dent may use up to 6 hours from the required courses for the behavioral cience major to complete the ocial cience component. SENIOR EXPERJE CE Selection of a Senior Experience course will vary according to the student's needs . Students eeking teacher licensure must select student teaching. Other students may elect the capstone course in t h eir focus or the applied anthropology course currently being developed by the department. Students desiring teacher licensure should see an advi or in the teacher educatio n program. o minor is offered. BIOLOGY D E PARTMENT The Biology Department offers two majors, the bachelor of cience in biology and the bachelor of arts in biology. While it is not necessary to declare a concentration within the e majors, a stude n t may choose to empba ize botany, medical technology, microbiology , zoology, cell and molecular biology, or human biology . Supportive course associated with paramedical tudies and criminalistics, as well as general course for enrichment of the nonscience student ' s background , are offe r ed by the department. Students seeking econdary licensure in science should see an advisor in the teacher education program as well as the Biology Department. Teacher education programs are currently unde r going review an d

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, SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 may be modified during 2001-2002. Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licen sure section of this Catalog, pages 217-232 , and they should tay in regular contact with their advisors . Students interested in preparation for medical school or other health profe sions should contact the Biology Department for specialized advising. A senior exit exam , administered and required by the department , must be taken during the semeste r of anticipated graduation . The Biology Department main office is located in Science Building, room 213 , 303-556-3213. A biology minor is offered to students with related major or a special intere t in the field. GUIDE LINES FOR fiELD EXPERIENCE/INTERN HIP/PRA CT I CUM/WORKSHOP/ COOPERA TIV E EDU CATION COURSES o more than four semester credit hours with the following course numbers will be applied toward the 40 semester hours of biology courses required for graduation: BlO 2888 , 2980 , 2990 , 3970 , 3980 , 4888 , 4980, and 4990. However , the additional credits with the above course numbers may be applied toward general elective hours. SENJOR EXPERIENCE FOR BIOLOGY MAJORS A student majoring in biology may fulfill the Senior Experience requirement with any course approved for the purpose. Any biology course approved for Senior Experience credit may be counted toward the Senior Experience requirement, or toward a biology major/biology minor , but not both. Biolo gy M ajor for Bach e lor of Scie n ce Required Courses Semester Hours BIO 1080 General Introdu ction to Biology . ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...... 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction to Biology Lab o ratory ... . ....................••...... 1 810 3600 General Genetics . . . . . .................•.......... ..... 4 Select two of the following : BIO 2100 General Botany...... . . ......................... . .......... ..... 5 B10 2200 General Zoology. . . ...................•......................... . 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology .... ........ . . . ................... ........... . ... 4 Select one of the following: B10 3550 Urban Ecology . ......................... ............................ 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology . ....•..................•.......................... 3 B10 4540 Plant Ecology .......... ............ ..... ..... ....................... 4 B10 4550 Animal Ecology ........ ................................ . . . .... ...... 4 Subtotal . ............. . ....... ......•...................•....... . .... . ...... 20 22 Electives Biology courses selected from the 2000 , 3000, and 4000-level series , and approved by faculty advisors in the Biology Department, must be completed to bring the total of biology courses approved for the major to 40 semester hours. Electives ....... .... . ............. . . ........................................ 1820 At least 21 semester hours (including genetics , ecology and 14 credits of upper-division electives) must be from the 3000 and 4000-level courses of the Biology Department Total . . .................................... ..... . ....... . . .............. . . .... 40 Requir ed on-Biology Courses One year of college general chemistry with lab, one semester of upper-division organic chemistry , one se mester of upper-division biochemistry , and one year of mathematics starting with MTH Ill 0 or above, are requi ite for the bachelor of science major in biology . Biology M ajor for Bach elor o f Arts Required Courses Semester Hours BIO I 080 General Intr oduction to Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 BIO 1090 General Introdu ction to Biology Laboratory. . ..... . . . . ................ I BIO 3600 General Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . 4 Select two of the following: BIO 2100 General Botany . . . ................................................... 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology ...................... . .... . .................. . . . . ... 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology. . . . ..........•............................ 4 Select one of the following : BIO 3550 Urban Ecology. . . . . . ... .... . ........•................. ........... 4 B!O 4510 Microbial Ecology.. . ........................ . . 3 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology ........ . . .... . . ......... . ........................... 4

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104 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Subtotal .......................... ..... . . ................................. . . 20-22 Electives Biology course selected from the 2000-, 3000-, and 4000-level series , and approved by faculty advisors in the B iology Department , must be completed to brin g the total of biolo gy courses approved for the major to 40 semester hours . Electives ................................................................... 18-20 At least 21 emester hours (including the genetics , ecology and 1 4 credits of upper-division e lectives) must be from the 3000 and 4000-level courses of the Biology Department. Total ............ ............................................................. 40 Req uired on-Biology Courses One year of general chemistry (equivalent to t he pre sent courses C H E 1100 and CHE 2100). B OT ANY Co CE TRA TIO t Requireme nts for eithe r a bachelor of art s or a bachelor of cie n ce major in biology must be satisfied, and the 40 hours of biology cou r es must include 810 2100 and 810 4540 , and 15 semester hours from the following botany electives:• Elective Courses Semester Hours BIO 3140 Plant Physiology................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 5 BIO 3150 Plant H ormone s ......................................... . . .......... 2 BIO 3160 Plant Anatomy and Morphology .............. ...... ..................... 4 BIO 3180 Vascular Plant Taxonom y . ........................ ..................... 4 BIO 4120 Algology ......................................................... . 4 BIO 4160 Mycology .......................................•.................. 4 BIO 4 50 Evolution .......................................................... 3 Sub t otal ....... ........ .......... ... ... ....................................... 15 *81 0 3010 and 810 3050 are both appli c abl e t o the fields of botan y. mi c robiology , and zoology and ar e recom m ended as additional e l ec ti ves for all thr ee ar e as of co n ce ntrati o n . M E DI CAL TEem OLOGY Co CE TRA T IO N Stu d ents m ust satisfy the requirements listed for the bachelor of science major in biology, including 8IO 2400. Students must also take 8IO 3350 , 8IO 4440 , and 810 4450 . Additional hours must be taken from the course li ted below to complete the 21 hours of upper-divi s ion courses and a total of 40 semester c r edit hours in bio l ogy . Elective Courses Semester Hours B I O 3210 Histology...................... . ............................ 4 B I O 3270 Parasitology ...............................................•........ 4 BIO 3360 Animal Phy s iolo gy ................................. . ................. 4 BIO 4160 Mycology ................ . . ..............................•......... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 INTERNSHIP Complet i o n of a medical technology intern hip at an approved school of medical technology . R e qui red on-Biology Course The tudent must satisfy t he requirement s listed for non-b iology courses for the bachel o r of science major in biology and complete the requirements for a minor in chemistry . MICROBIO L O GY Co ' C E TRA TIO N Stu d e nts mu t sati fy the r e q uirement l i ted for the bachelor of sc i ence major i n biology, inc l u d ing 8IO 24 00 . Stud e nts m u st also take 8 1 0 3350 , 810 4400 , 810 4450 , and 810 4470 . Additiona l h o ur from the cour se li t e d b elow or appropriate onmibus cour e , as selected by the s t u d ent and app r oved by the mic robiol ogy facu l ty , must be taken to complete the 2 1 h ours of upperdivi ion cour es a n d a total of 4 0 se m e ter ho u rs in b iology . • Elect ive Courses Seme s t e r Hour s BIO 3270 Para s itology ........................................................ 4 BIO 4120 Algology .............•...........•......................••........ 4 BIO 4160 M ycol ogy ......... ........ ............... .......................... 4 BIO 4440 Virology .............................................. . ..... ....... 3 *810 3010 and 810 3050 are both applicab l e t o the fields of bota n y. mic robiology . and zoo l ogy and are recommend e d as additional e l ec tiv es for all thr ee co n cen trat ions. Requi red Non-Biology Courses The student mus t sa t i sfy t he r e qu i r e m ents list e d f o r non-biol ogy courses for the bachelor of science major in biology including one course in bio s tati stics or calculus and a computer c i ence course to ful fill the required one year of coll ege mathematics. ln addition , the student must complete CHE 30 00 , CHE 30 I 0 , CHE 4320 , and one year of college physics.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 ZOOL OGY Co CENTRAT IO Students must satisfy the requirement for the bachelor of cience major in biology and must inclu d e in the 40 seme ter hours of biology courses 8 1 0 2200 and 810 4550 and 15 semes t er hours from t h e fol lowing lis t of zoology electives:* Elective Course s Seme s ter Hours BIO 3210 Histology......... . ... ..... 0 0 • ••• 0 • • • 0 0 • • ••••••••••••••••••• • 4 BIO 3220 Comparative Vertebrate Anatom y ....... 0 0 •••••• • 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • 0 • •••• • 0 0 ••• 5 BIO 3250 Arthropod Zoology . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 0 •••••••• 0 o • •••••• 0 o • ••••••• 0 o ••• 4 BIO 3270 Para itology .............. 0 0 • • • • •• 0 ••••••••• 0 0 •••••• 0 0 •••••••• 0 0 0 • • 4 BIO 3340 Endocrinology ............ 0 0 • • • • ••• 0 •••••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 ••••••••• 0 ••• 3 BIO 3360 Animal Physiology . . . . . ..... 0 0 • ••••••• 0 ••• 4 BIO 4250 Entomology ..... ... 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 ••• 0 •• 0 • 0 •• •• 0 • 0 • 0 0 • • ••••• 0 0 • •••• 0 •• 0 ••• 4 BIO 4270 Herpetology .... 0 •••••••• 0 0 •••• • • • 0 • • • •••••• 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 • • •••••• 0 ••• 3 BIO 42 8 0 Ornithology ......... 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 • • ••• 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • ••• 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 ••• 4 BIO 4290 Mammalogy ...... 0 ••••••• o • •••• 0 ••• • 0 ••••••• o o ••••••• o o •••••••• 0 ••• 3 BIO 4810 Vertebrate Embryology ................ . . . ............................. 4 Subtotal ...................................................................... 15 *B/0 3010 and B/0 3050 are both appli c abl e to the fields ofbocany . mic robiology. and zoology and are r ec omm e nd e d as additional e l ec tiv es for all thr ee co n ce mrations . C ELL AN D M O LECULA R CONCE TRA TIO N Students mu t satisfy the requirements for a bachelor of science major in biology and mu t include 810 2400 , 810 3050, and 810 4510 . This concentration requires a total of 42 seme ter hours of biology courses including 810 273 Methods in Cell Biology and Immunology and 810 274-Nuc/eic Acid Tech niques and Molecular Cloning, which mu t be successfully comp l eted at the Community College of Aurora , and at lea t I 0 eme ter hours from the following list of elective : BIO 3010 Microtechnique .................... . . .... .... . ........ . . 0 ••••• 0 • • • • 0. 3 BIO 3210 Histology.......... . . 0 0 0 ................. 0 ........ o ............ 4 BIO 3270 Parasitology ..... o o • • • • ••• o o •••••••• o ••••••••• 0 o ••••••• o • • • • 4 BIO 3340 Endocrinology ...................... o o ••••••• o o o ••••••• o o • o • 0 •• o • ••• 3 BIO 3350 Immunology ........................ 0 • •••••••• 0 0 ••••• • • 0 ••• • ••• 0 ••• • 4 BIO 4050 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology . . . . 0 • 0 0 0 • 0 ••• 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 •••• 4 BIO 4400 Microbial Physiology . . . . . ... o ••••••••• o o ••••••• o •••••••• o ••• 4 BIO 4440 Virology .......... 0 ••••• 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o o 0 •• 0 0. 0 . o o 0 0 ••• 0 o o o o o •••••••• 3 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology . . ....... o •••• •••• • o o • ••••• • o o ••••••••••• 5 BIO 4470 Microbial Genetic ............... 0 0. 0 o o o 0 ••••• 0 o o o o 0 •••• o o • • • •••• o • • • 4 BIO 3980 / 4980 Intern hip / Independent Study . . ... ... 0 • • • • ••••• 0 •••••••• 0 ••• 2 Subtotal . . .... . . . .... .... ....... . .... .... . ... 0 0 •••••••• 0 0 ••••••• o o •••••••• o o •• 10 Required onbiology Cour es The student must satisfy the requirements listed for non biology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology and complete the requirements for a minor or s econd major in chemistry. H MAN BIOLOGY Co CE ' TRA TIO This is a concentration recommended for pre-health sciences careers such as pren ursing, pre-phannacy, pre-physician assistant an d p re-physical the r apy. Students m u s t satisfy the re qu i r eme n t for t h e b ac h e lor of cience major in biology and must inc l ude 810 2200, 2310, 2320, 2400, and either 3550 or 4510. This concentration requires a total of 43 seme ter hour of biology course wit h 1 4 erne t er h our s from the followi n g list of elect i ves: B I O 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology ... 0 0 0 0 ••• 0 0 0 0 0 0 •• •• 0 0 0 • • 0 ••• 0 0 0 ••••••• o o ••• 4 BIO 3210 Histology ........... ... 0 ••••• ••••• 0 ••••••••• o o •••••• o o o •••••• • o o ••• 4 B!O 3270 Parasitology ............ . ......... o o ••• •••• 0 • o • • • •••• o o • • • • • ••• 4 BIO 3320 Ad v anced Human Physiology ... . ..... 0 0 0 0 0. 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 •• 0. 0 0 o. • 4 BIO 3330 Advanced Human Cadaver Anatomy ... o o ••• •••• • o • • • • • ••• o o • ••••••• o ••• • 4 BIO 3340 Endocrinology ......... ........... 0 0 •••••••• 0 o 0 •••••• o o •••••••• o •••• 3 B!O 3350 Immunology ..... 0 ••••• • • 0 o ••••••• o o • ••••••• o o ••••• • o o o • o 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 o ••• 4 BIO 3471 Biology of Women ....... 0 0 • • • • • ••• o o •• ••••• 0 o ••••••• o •••••••••• o • • • • 3 BIO 4440 Virology. . . . . . 0 • 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 o 0 0 •••• 0 • o o 0 ••••• o • ••• o 0 • • • o •••• 3 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology ... 0 • • • 0 0 • •••• ••• 0 ••••••• 0 0 0 • ••••••• o •••• 5 BIO 4 10 Vertebrate Embryology . .... 0 •••••••• 0 •••••••• o o •••••••• o •••••••• o o ••• • 4 B I O 4850 Evolu t ion . . . . . . . . 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 o 0 0 • 0 • • 0 ••••••••• o o o ••••••• o o ••• 3

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106 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Required onbiology Courses The student must satisfY the requirement s listed for nonb i ology course s for tbe bachelor of sc ience major in biology. MINOR IN BIOLOGY Required Courses Semester Hours BIO I 080 General Introduction to Biology ............................... ........ . . 3 BIO I 090 General Introduction to Bio l ogy Laboratory ...................... •......... I Select two of tbe following ( BIO 2310 and 2320 are co n side red one se lection ): BIO 2100 General Botany .... . ................................ .......•...... ... 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology .......................... ........................... 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology .................... .......................... ... 4 BIO 2310,2320 Hwnan Anatomy and Human Physiology I and II ........... . .......... ... 8 Select one of tbe following: BIO 3550 U rban Ecology ........................ ............... ............... 4 BIO 3600 General Geneti cs ........................ ....................... 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology .................•.. ....................•.......... 3 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology . . ........ . ................................•........... 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology ..... ................................................ 4 Subtotal ............................................. ........... . ........... 16-21 Electives Biology courses from the 2000, 3000, and 4000-level series, approved by tbe Bio l ogy Department, must b e completed to bring the total of biology courses approved for tbe minor to 24 semester hours. Total........... . . ............................................. ........ . ... 24 CHEMISTRY D EPARTMENT The Chemistry Department is approved by the American Chemical Society and offers several degree programs: the bachelor of science in chemi stry; bachelor of science in chemistry criminal is tics concen tration; and the bachelor of arts in chemi try . Minors in chemistry and criminalistics are also available . Students who plan to pursue a career in chemistry after graduat ion or plan to attend graduate sc hool in chemistry should choose the bachelor of science in chemistry program . The bachelor of arts in chem istry program is designed for students who plan a career in a fie l d related to chemistry , but who do not intend to attend graduate school in chemistry . The bachelor of arts option , whic h requires fewer hours, may be especially attractive to tho se wishing a econd major or to those st udents desiring secondary education licensure. Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002 . Students seeking teacher licensure s hould read the teacher licensure sectio n s of this Catalog, pages 217-232 , and they should stay in regular contact with their adviso rs. Criminalistic is the scientific investigation , identification , and comparison of physical evidence for crimina l o r civil court proceedin gs. Criminalists must be trained in many discip lin es including chem istry , biology , law enforcement, physics, and mathematics . The four-year crim inal istics curriculum leads to a b achelor of science degree and includes a half-time i nte rnship in a criminalistic laboratory during the senior year. Students in the criminalistic program are encouraged to complete all the requirements for a degree in chemistry approved by the American Chemical Society while comp l eting the criminalistics degree program. Graduates of the program are prepared for emp l oyment in criminal istic and have completed the requirements for admission to graduate school in chemistry or criminal istics , med i cal school, dental school , or law school. For further information about the criminalistics programs , s tudent s should contact the Chemistry Department. Students seeking secondary education licensure i n science should ee an advisor in the teacher education program for requirements . The following courses constitute the ba sic core and are required in all chemistry degree programs except for the minor in chemistry. Basic Core CHE 1800 CHE 1810 CHE 1850 CHE 3000 CHE 3010 CHE 3100 Semester Hours General Chemistry I . . . .... ............................ . .... . . 4 General Chemistry II ........ ..........................•.............. 4 General Chemistry Laboratory ............................•....... . ..... 2 Analytical Chemistry .................... ............................. 3 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory . ..... .................................. 2 Organic Chemistry I ...................................••.... . ........ 4

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 CHE 3110 Organic Chemistry II ................................................. 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory ............... .......................... 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory . ............. .......................... 2 Total......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 26 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses emester Hours Basic Core ....................... . . ..................................... 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 3250 Physical Chemistry I. ... . ............................................. 4 CHE 3260 Physical Chemistry II ................................................. 4 CHE 3280 Physical Chemistry I Labora t ory ......................................... 2 CHE 3290 Phy ical Chemistry II Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 2 Subtotal .................. .................................................... 12 Electives A minimum of I 0 semester hours in upper divi sio n chemistry courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department is required ................................... I 0 Total Hour s R equired ............................................................ 48 Required Ancillary Courses for Bachelor of Science MTH 1410 Calculus I. ......................................................... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus II . .................•................................ . ..... 4 MTH 2420 Calculus III. ................................................ . ....... 4 PHY 2311 General Physics I and PHY 2331 General Phy s ics II r PHY 20 I 0 College Phy sics I and PHY 2020 College Physic s II .... ................................................. 8 Subtotal ...................................................................... 20 American Chemical Society Approval To meet American Chemical Society degree criteria the following courses must be completed: CHE 2300 Inorganic Chemistry .................................................. 3 CHE 3400 Chemical Literature Search . . . ................................... I CHE 4100 In trumental Analy is . ....................•........................... 3 CHE 4110 Instrumental Analysis Lab ... ..............•........................... 2 CHE 4300 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry .......................................... 3 Subtotal ............................................ .... . ..................... 12 Electives An additional 6 credit hours of upper division level elective are required . Electives should be selected in consultation with the Chemistry Department. The following course may be appropriate : CHE 4010, CHE 4020, and CHE 4320 .......................................... . ..... 6 Total .......... . .......................•.................... . . . . . ............. 56 CRIMI ALISTIC Co CE TRATIO Students electing this program of study must complete the basic chemistry core (26 hours ) in addition to the following required course . The requirement of a minor is waived for st udent s in this program . Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core ............................................................. . ...... 26 Additional Required Chemistry Course : CHE 3190 Survey of Phy sical Chemistry . . . ........................................ 4 CHE 3200 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory .................... .............. I CHE 4100 Instrumental Analysis ... . .... . ........... , ............................ 3 CHE 4110 Instrumental Analy is Laboratory ........................................ 2 CHE 4310 Biochemistry I ...................................................... 4 CHE 4350 Biochemistry Laboratory ................... ......•........•........... I Required Criminalistics Courses: CHE 3700 Criminalistics I ........ . ............................................. 4 CHE 3710 Criminalistics II ..................................................... 4 CHE 4700 Crimina l istics I Internship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 7 CHE 4710 Criminalistics II Intern hip .................................•........... 7

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108 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Required Criminal Justice Courses: CJC I 010 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System ...•....... ........ . . ........... 3 CJC 2100 Substantive Criminal Law ..... .................................. . . .... . 3 CJC 2120 Evidence and Courtroom Procedures ............ ....... .................. 3 CJC 3120 Constitutional Law . ......... . .......................... . .......•. .... 3 Required Ancillary Courses : BIO I 080 General Introduction to Biology . ....... . ....................... ..••.. . . . 3 B!O I 090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ...... . .... ........ . . . . ...... . . . I B!O 2400 General Microbiology ..............................•...........•. . .... 4 B!O 3600 General Genetics ............................................ ....... . 4 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ...... . ..........• ..........•... ...... . . . . .... . 4 MTH 1410 PHY 2010 PHY 2030 r PHY 2311 PHY 2321 Calculus ! ..... ......... ....................................... . .... 4 College Physics l and College Physics I Laboratory General Physics I and General Physics I Laboratory . .................... ....... . . ............. 5 Total . . . ......... . .......... . .................. . . ... ... ...........•.......... 100 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Semester Hour s Basic Chemistry Core .................................. ....•....... ...... . .... . . . 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses : CHE 3190 Survey of Physical Chemistry . . . ....... . . . . ...... ..................... . . 4 CHE 3200 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory ....... . .......... ............... . I Electives A minimum of 6 upper division semester hours in chemistry courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department is required . Subtotal ............................................ . . ......................... 6 Required Ancillary Courses MTH 1410 Calculus l .......................................................... 4 PHY 2010 College Physics l . . ... ... . ..... ..... . ...... . . ..............•..... .... 4 Total An c illary Cours e s Requir e d . . .... .......... ............ ........... ... ....... ... 8 T o tal ....................... . . ............................................... 45 MINOR I N CHEMISTRY Students completing the basic chemistry core (26 hours) qualify for a minor in chemistry . Students may elect to substitute 5 semester hours in other upper-division chemistry courses for CHE 3110 and CHE 3130. Core Semester Hours CJ-IE 1800 General Chemistry I . .... ................. ... ........................ . 4 CJ-IE I 81 0 General Chemistry n . ........ . .. . .... . . ......................... . . . . . 4 CI-IE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory ........................ .............. .... 2 CHE 3000 Analytica l Chemistry ..................... ......... ... ...... . . . . . ..... 3 CJ-IE 30 I 0 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory ......• ......................•..... ..... 2 CHE 31 00 Organic Chemistry I. .... ....... . . . ..................... ......... . .... 4 CI-IE 3 II 0 Organic Chemistry ll .......... ....... . ....................... ........ 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry l Laboratory ........... . . .....•............. . ........ 2 CI-IE 3 130 Organic Chemistry 11 Laboratory ............. ......... ... ............... 2 Total ...... ......... . ... ...........•..... . ....... .... . . . .... . ......... 26 MINOR I CRIMINALISTIC Required Courses Semester Hours CJ-IE I I 00 Principles of Chemistry ...................................... . . . ...... 5 CI-IE 2700 Introduction to Criminalistics . ................ . .••.......... •• ......... . 4 CHE 2750 Arson and Explosives ............................................... .. 3 CI-IE 2760 Field Testing and Laboratory Analysis of Drugs ...... ............•. ......... I CJ-IE 3600 Crime Scene Investigation l .............. . .... . • .•..... .... ••..... ..... 4 CJ-IE 3610 Crime Scene Investigation 11 .................................... ........ 4 CJC 2120 Evidence and Courtroom Procedures ..............•... ................... 3 T o tal . . . ........................ ............................. ...• . ..... . . ..... 24

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 CHICANA AND CHICANO STUDTE S DEPART MENT Th e Chicana and Chicano Studies Department offers a bache l or of arts degree in Chicano Studies plus a minor . The Chicana/o and ot h er Latino his torical experiences are used as po int s of departure toward expanding awareness of the multicultural world and the contributions of Chica n as/os. The program is d esigned to assist in the p r eparation of sc hol ars, hum an service pro viders, and t eachers. Student s ha ve the following options for majoring in Chicano Studies : major for the bachelor of arts; and major for th e bachelor of arts with teacher licensu r e in secon dary social studies. Students can a l so earn a minor in Chicano Studies Durin g the final semester , students majoring in Ch i cano Studies will be required to take a comprehen sive assessment test. Chicano Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts The requirements include co r e courses in th e m ajor, basic knowledge of the Spanish langua ge, plu s approved elective . R equired Cour s es Semester Hours C H S I 000 lntroduction to C hic ana/o Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 C H S 1010 History of Meso-America : Pre-Columbian and Co loni a l Periods ( HIS 1 910) ....... 3 C H S 1020 History of the Chica n a/o in the Southwest : 1 8 1 0 to Present (HIS 1920) ........... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chicana/o Literature (E G 241 0) ................................ 3 C HS 3 1 00 The C hican a/o Community (SOC 3130) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .......... 3 C HS 4850 Re earch Experience in Chicana/o Studie s . . . . . . . . . . .............. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Language R equirements SPA 1010 Elemen tary Spanish I . . ............................... . ............... 5 SPA 1020 Elemen tary Spanish ll ...................... , ... ........ .............. 5 SPA 2110 Intermedi a t e Spanish -<>r-SPA 2120 Spanish R eading and Conver ation . ...................................... 3 Subtotal ..........................................•................ ........... 13 Approved Electives* ... . . . ........................................................ 9 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 40 *Nine (9) semester hours of e l ecti ves in Chicana/o Studies are r e quir ed and must be se l ec ted in cons ultati o n wit h the department chair. Students pursing seco ndary licen sure must take the required General Studies courses and the seco ndary educa tion sequence . See the D epartment of Teacher E ducation for further infonnation . S EC O DARY SOCIAL STUDlES T EAC H E R LICE SURE Co CE TRATION The Chicana/o Studies Department offers thi s concentration which prepare s tudent s to become socia l st ud ies teachers in secon d ary schoo l s . The requirements inc lud e co r e courses in Chicana/o Studies , a seq uen ce in history, add ition a l courses in soc i a l tudies, Ge neral Studie requ ir eme nts, and an e du catio nal licensure sequence including stu d ent teaching. Students seeki n g teacher l icensure should stay in regular co nt act w ith the dep artment advisor and the e ducation advi o r to assure the proper course pro gression R e quir ed Courses Semester Hours CHS 1000 introduction to Cbicana/o Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... ............ 3 C H S I 0 I 0 History of Me o-America: Pre-Columbian and Colonial Period s (HI 191 0) ....... 3 CHS I 020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwe t : I I 0 to Pre ent (HIS 1920) ........... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Cbicana/o Literature (E G 241 0) .......... ...................... 3 CH 2120 Mexico: independence to R evolution 1810 1910 .............. .............. 3 C H S 3010 The Mexi ca n R evo luti o n ( HIS 3830) ..................................... 3 CHS 3100 The Chicana/o Community (SOC 3130) ........ -.......................... 3 C HS 3460 La Chi can a ............. ...............•.......... .................. 3 CHS 3600 Mexico and Chicana/o Politic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ... 3 CHS 4850 Researc h Experience in Chican a/ o Studies . . . . . . . . ..................... 3 Subto t al for Chicano Studies Major Social Studies Concentration ........................... 30 In addition, Chicano Studies majors with Socia l Studies Co ncentration must take the following social science courses:

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110 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES AT ECO ECO 1310 2010 3200 or ECO 2020 GEG 1920 GEG 3000 HlS 1010 -orintroduction to Cultural Anthropology ........ .................... . ....... 3 Principles of Economics M a cro . . ........ . ................ .............. 3 Economic History of the U . S Principle s of Economic Micro ......................••.........•........ 3 Concept s and Connection s in Geograph y .................... ......... . . ... 3 Historical Geography of the U . S ..................................... . ... 3 Western Civili z ation to 1715 HIS 3041 World History to 1500 ................................................ 3 HlS 1 210 American His tory to 1 8 65 .........................•.................... 3 HIS 1220 Americ a n History s ince 1865 ........................................... 3 HIS 3051 World History sinc e 1500 ............•........................ . .... . ... 3 PSC 1010 American National Government ...... . .............................. . ... 3 PSC I 0 2 0 Political S ys tems and Idea s ........................................... .. 3 T o tal of Additional So c ial S c i e n c e C o ur ses ...... . ........................... . . . . . 33 (24*) • Six of these hour s can be u se d to satisfy the General tud i es Social Science s requirement and three hours can be used to s atisfy the General Studie Historical requirement Chicano Studies Major Social Studie Concentration ..... ....................... . . ..... . 30 Additional Social Sci e nce Course s .................................................. 24 General Studies ( assuming the six hours of social science and three hours of history come from the a bove and a suming a 4-credit mathematic s course) ......................... ........... . 34 Licensure courses ( s ee pages 217-232 of this Catalog ) ......................•..... . . ..... 37 T o tal f o r Chic an o Studi es Major S oc ial Studi es C o ncentr a t io n . . ........... . . .... . ...•.... 125 MINO R I CHICAN O STUDfES The minor can be designed to provide the tude n t with course ex p eriences that are relevant to occupa tional and educational goals. Students, in consultation with a faculty advi or in Chicana/o Studies, will develop individual minors that reflect the best possible elective curricula and ensure that a relevant emphasis is maintained. Total hours for the minor are 21. Required Cour s e s Semester Hours CHS I 000 Introduction to Chican a/ o tudies ........................................ 3 CHS 1010 History of Me s o-America : Pre-Columbian and Colonial Periods ........ . . . . . .... 3 CHS I 0 2 0 History of the Chican a/ o i n the Southwe s t : 1 810 to Pre s ent .............. ...... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chic a n a/ o Literature ............. ............... .. ............ 3 Electives• .................................................... . . • , .............. 9 T o tal ... .............. ....... ................................................ . 21 *Electi v e s: A minimum of 9 sem e st e r hours of electives is requir e d to c omplete the minor. The c ourses ar e to be s el ec ted in consultation with a Chi c ana/o Studies faculty advisor . C O MPUTE R S C I ENCE IN THE MATHEMATICAL AND COM P U T E R SCIEN C E S D EPARTMENT The Mathe m atical an d Computer Science Department offers a bachelor of scie n ce degree in computer science. T h e department offers a computer science minor which complements such majors as mathe matics , e ngin eering techno l ogy, the other sciences, and economics. All students w h o are co nsid e r i n g a major or minor in computer science are expected to con ult with faculty for advisi n g . The computer science major offers the theory and application of computer science which includes pro gramming, d ata and file structures , databa e , networking , architecture , and softwa r e engineering. N on-Major C ourses in C ompu te r S cienc e The department offers courses as Computer Science Studie ( CSS) that do not count toward a major in computer science . Some of the courses count toward majors in other programs . The Computer Scie n ce Studies cour es are on topics appropriate to computer science but focused toward current, particular experti e . M ajor in Computer Sci e nc e for Bachelor of Scienc e The department offers a complete degree program in computer science that adheres to the nationally recognized standards se t by the Computer Science Accreditation Board . Stude nts are encouraged to contact the department for further details (303-556-3208). The Senior Experience course in computer

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 science is CSI 4260. The CSI pr ogram inc lud es a required mathematics minor. A grade of" C " o r bet ter is require d in all CS I courses included in the major as well as in all courses i ncluded in the required mathematics minor. Required Core Courses Sem es ter Hour s CSI 1300 Co mputer Scien ce 1 • .... . . . .... . ...........•......................... 4 CSJ 2300 Co mputer Scien ce 2 ....... . .......................................... 4 CSI 2400 Computer Organ izatio n and Assembly Language ........................... . 4 CSI 3100 Discrete Mathem a tics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . ............ 4 CSI 3210 Principles of Pr ogramming Langu ages ....................... . .... ........ 4 CSI 3300 Foundations of File Structures .......................................... 4 Sub t otal .............. . ....................................................... 24 •csi 1300 is a c ore co ur se and part of the MTH minor . Required Advanced Courses CSI 4250 Software Engineering Pr i n c iples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CS I 4260 Software Engineering Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 4 C h oose two courses from: CS I 3060 Computer Archite cture an d Systems Pro grammi n g .......................... . 4 CSI 3310 Fundamentals of D atabase Systems ......... . .... ........................ 4 CS I 4300 Advanced D ata tructures and Algorithm Analysis ....... .................... 4 A minimum of 8 additio n a l credit hours se l ected from upper-divis ion CS I courses ..... ...... . . 8 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ . . ............ 2 4 Required Ancillary Courses COM 2610 introduction to Technical Writing........... . ........... . . . . ....... . . 3 EET 2310 Digital Logic and Telecommunications . . .... ......... . ..... . . ............. 4 PHl 3360 Busin ess Ethics• ..................... . ............................... 3 Subtotal ............................ . ........ ..... . . .......................... 10 •PHI/030 , Ethics, may be s ubstituted for PHI 3360 . MATHEMATICS MINOR (REQUtRED FOR THE COMPUTE R Scm CE MAJOR)* MTH 1410 Calculus I. ......................... ................................ 4 MTH 2140•• Computational Matrix Algebra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . ........... 2 MTH 241 0 Calculus II ....................... . . . ............................... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics (Ca lculu s-based) .................... . . . .......... 4 Two courses chosen from : M TH 3220 D esign of Experiments ................................................ 4 MTH 3250 Optimization T ec hniques I ... ...............•........•................. 4 MTH 44 80 urnerical Analysis I . .............................................. . . 4 Subto tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 22 •csi 1 300 is part of the math e m atics minor . •• MTH 3140 ma y be substituted for MTH 2 140 . A dditi onal Course Req u irements ENG I 0 10• Fre s hman Composition : The Essay. . . ................................ 3 ENG I 0 20• Fre s hman Composition: Ana l ysis, Researc h and Docum entation . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPE I 0 10• Public Speak ing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 PHY 2311-234!• General Physics I , Lab I , General Phy ics ll , Lab !1 CHE 1 800 , CHE 1810 , CHE 1850• Genera l Chemistry I , 11, and Laboratory .................. 10 XXX x.xx• Leve l II General Studies Hi s tori ca l ............. . ...... ................. 3 XXX xxx• Level II General tudies Arts and Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 XXX xxx• Level II General tudies-Social Science .................... . ............ 6 Six additional hours from the areas of communication , historical , arts and letters , and/or social sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 6 Unrestricted Electives ............................. .... . . ..................... . .... 3 Subtota l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 40 •These courses. along w ith MTH 1410 and PHI 3360 , co unt as General Studies co ur ses. The Multi c ultural gr aduati o n requirement of 3 credit hours mu s t also be sa ti sfied. Total....... . ... . .... . ................................................... 120 MINOR TN COMPUTE R Scm CE A grade of "C" or better is requir ed in each course included in the min or. Required Courses S e me ste r H o ur s CS I 1300 Comp u te r Sci e n ce I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... . 4 CS I 2300 Computer S cience 2 .................................................. 4

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112 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ELECT I VES A minimu m of 1 2 se mester hours chose n from CS I 2400 and uppe r-di vision CS I cou r ses. . . . . . 12 Total.................... . ..................... . ............................ 20 EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCiENCES D EPARTMENT The Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department (EAS) is composed of three se parate disciplines: geog raphy , geo l ogy, and meteorology . The department offers degrees in environmenta l scie nce , land use and meteorology, providing s tud ents with a strong background in the physical an d quantit ative aspec t s of the environme nt. Students will receive a bachelor of science degree except when their focused area of inter est in land use is urban land use planning (bachelor of art degree) . Each stu dent must have an EAS fac ulty a d visor. [Visit Quick Facts at the department website (http :// clem.mscd . edu/-eas/) for specific fac ulty . ] Minor programs are available in geograp h y , geology, and meteoro l o gy. Students workin g toward teacher licen ure in either scie n ce or soc i a l studies may take cour es in ge o l ogy , geograp hy, or meteorology. Stu dents working toward teacher licensure in secondary science ho uld consult an a d visor in e n vironme ntal scie nce . tudents int ereste d in earth space scie nce may develop an Individualized D egree Program major through the Center for Individualized Learning, 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. Envi r onmenta l Science The env ironm enta l scie n ce major is an extende d major designed as a n entryl eve l major for MSCD s tu dents as well as for students transferring a t the juni or level from the com munity colleges with back grounds in hazardou s materials or water quality or a degree in E n v ir onmental and Safety Technology . All stu dents are requir ed to complete a unified core . Students may choo e from five optio n s (co n ce n trations) depending on their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary concentration pro vides stu dents with a broad-based environmental sc i ence backgroun d , whereas the o ther concentratio ns i n hazardous mate rials, wa t e r quality , ecological restoration , and environmenta l c h emi try are more specialized. (See Environme ntal Science on page 118 of this Catalog.) Students wo rkin g towar d teacher licensure in sec ondary scie nce should co nsult an advi s or in environmental scie n ce . Lan d Use The land use major is an extended major that com b ines general planning co urses with a focused area of study, incl udin g environment and re sources , geographic informa t ion sys tem , geo lo gy, or urban land use planning , linked by the vital thread of land u se management. It also equips s tudent s with a dynamic foundation for understanding issues and so lving problem s that confront the community a nd environ ment. The program is broad in scope and can be applied to a number of career objectives and graduate school programs. Opportu n ities exist in suc h areas as planning, cartography, ge ographic inform atio n systems , air photo and satell ite imagery interpretation , geology, e n vironment an d re source management, transportation , mi n ing and mineral resour ces, residential and industrial development , recreational l a nd use , popu lati on analy sis, environmental sciences , and a var iety of othe r interrelated fields. ( See Land Use o n page 1 28.) Mete orolog y Meteorology is the science of the atmo phere. Meteorologi ts a r e employe d in weather observation, forecasti n g , re sea rch , and dissemination of weather information to the public . They are also involved in the study of global weather and climate changes. The meteoro logy lab incl ude s computer s running MclDAS a nd GEMPAK weather analy is an d disp l ay oftware, local weather observations, and online access to weather data . T h e bachelor of scie nce de gree conforms to the America n Mete o rological Soci ety and ation a l Weather Service recommendations for an undergraduate meteorology degree. Students should contact a meteo r o l ogy faculty member to di cu s degree program s, career opportunities , and graduate school options . (See Meteorology on page 1 38 . ) ENGLISH D EPARTMENT Role a nd Mission Statement: Department of Engli b faculty share a herit age in which language, writing , literature , an d the art of teaching are valued as cornerstones of a liberal education . Representing disti nct specializations , we form a community of readers and writers who pursue the tudy of humane letters for b oth aesthetic and practical rea so ns.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 The English Department provides students from across the College with courses that fulfill the Level I General Studies requirement in English composition: English I 0 I 0 (Freshman Composition: The Essay) and English 1020 (Freshman Composition: Research, Analysis , and Documentation). The department also teaches literatur e and linguistics courses that meet the Level !I General Studies require ment in Arts and Letters. Thus, in keeping with the liberal arts tradition of general education , the depart ment promotes both the basic intellectual skills of critical reading and writing and the kind of under standing of the human condition that comes from the experience and appreciation of literature . For stude nt s majoring or minoring in English , the program provides a foundation in literature, language , writing, and teaching. Thus students' command of written language, their ability to analyze concepts , and their broad understand ing of human nature and social realities will enable them to be competitive in a variety of fields, including education , business, and civil service or , with appropriate graduate work, in professions such as law and higher education. English departm ent facu lty members develop professionally in a variety of ways appropriate to their disciplines, from maintaining currency in the curricula they teach and the instructional technology they employ to scholarly and creative work leading to various forms of publication and presentation. They serve the College and community by volunteering in schools or other organizations concerned w ith the written word and by shari ng with their fellow citizens the insights of teacher-scholars educated in the tradition of the liberal arts. The E ngli sh Dep artment offers instruction in lit erature , writing, language, and linguistics and in ele mentary and secondary E ngli sh education. Courses in each area appeal to students in every school of the College who wish to read and understand representative literatures of the world; to examine the prin ciples underl y ing how language works; and to cultivate their writing skills. The department invites students in other disciplines to select English courses to enhance their general education. Students may also choose an English major or minor from areas listed below . Students who are conside ring a major or minor in the English Department are expected to consult with faculty for advising. Students in elementary or secondary licensure programs should consult with advi sors in the appropriate education department as well. The Eng lish major may choose a concentration in one of the following : • literature • writing • eleme ntary school teaching, leading to licensure • seco ndary school teaching, leading to licensure The English minor may choose a concentration in one of the following: • language and linguistics • literature • wr i t i ng The Eng l ish Department assesse s the major in designated Senior Experience courses . Portfo l ios of papers ass i gned through these courses will be read by members of the facu l ty . Senior Exper i ence courses should not be take n until the student's final year of study . Because these courses may not be offered every semester, students should discuss scheduling with English Department advisors. Further information is available in th e English Department office . English Major for Bachelor of Arts LITERATURE Co CENTRA TIO The English major, literature concentration , encompasses a range of American, British , and world lit erature. The program provides a strong foundation of courses in literature and language, sequenced to cultivate a sense of literary d evelopment, and fosters an increasing familiarity with major works and writers, critical theory, literary terminology, and research materials . Because of their command of the written l anguage, their ability to deal with ideas and concepts as well a facts , and their broader under standi ng of human nature and social realities , literature majors are valued in many fields, including academe, the la w , and the world of business. Required Courses Semester Hours ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies . ...................... . . .... ...... ...... 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Pre s ent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 ENG 3100 Studies in Chaucer , Shakespeare and Milton ................................ 3 ENG 3440 Myth, Symbol and Allusion In Literature . . . . . . . . . . . .................. 3

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114 SCHOOL OF LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ENG 4610 Literary Criticism (Se nior Experience course) ................... . ..... . .... 3 Subtotal ..................................................•....... ............ 15 Three of the se courses: E G 2110 World Literature : Be gi nning s to 1600 ..............................•..... . 3 E G 2120 World Literature : 17th Century to Pre se nt . ................................ 3 ENG 2210 America n Literature : Beginnings throu gh Civil War .......•..........••...... 3 E G 2310 British Literature : Beginning s to 1785 .......................... .......... 3 ENG 2330 British Literature : 1785 to Pr esent . . . . .........•..........•...... 3 Subtotal .......................... ............................................. 9 One of these courses: ENG 20 I 0 The ature of Language .................... . . . ......... .... .....•..... 3 ENG 3020 History of the English Language .......................•...........•..... 3 ENG 3030 Semantics . ....... . ................................................. 3 ENG 3040 Morphology and Syntax ... . ...... ..................................... 3 Subto tal ................................. ...................................... 3 Six Electives (a t least 5 courses must be upper division) : Development course . . . . . .........................•......................•..... 3 P erio d course ...... ................. . .......................................... 3 Major author course . . . . ....................... ................... . ............. 3 Writi n g course ................................ . ................................. 3 Litera t ure cour se ................................................................. 3 Elective at the 2000 or above level . .................................................. 3 Subtotal .......................... ................... ......................... 18 Tatal .................................... ............................ . ........ 45 ELEME TARY SCHOOL TEACBI G Co CENTRATIO The elementary school teaching concentration in English , offered in conjunction with the Co l ora d o State Department of Education licensure program , prepare s future teachers of elementary education to understand and teach the diverse subject matter required for licensure. The program will provide stu dents with a strong foundation in literature and literary genres; a solid perspective on the English lan guage , including its history, structure, and constituents ; and both theory and practice in composit i on, language arts, communication , and teaching methodology. It also addresses the need to prepare t each ers to teach multicultural l i terature , accommodate cultural and ethnic diversity in l a n guage and wr itin g, and communicate effectively with a diverse population of s tudents. Teacher ed u cation programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002 . Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sections of this Catalog, pages 217232 , and they should stay in regular contact with their advisors. Required Courses Seme s ter Hours Literature Core Courses ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies ............................... ......... . 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Pre sent . . . ............................. . 3 E G 3100 Studies in Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton ... . . ..•.. . .... ................. 3 ENG 3440 Myth, Symbol and Allusion in Literature .................................. 3 ENG 3460 Children's Literature .................................................. 3 Subtotal ............................. ...•.......................•............. 15 La nguage/Linguistic s Core Courses EN G 2010 The Nature of Language .......................•..........•............ 3 ENG 3020 His tory of the English Lan g uage ..................... ....... . . .... . . .... . 3 S ubt o tal ......................................................... ..... ......... 6 Writing/Composition Courses ENG 2500 An and Craft of Writing -or-E G 2520 Introduction to Creative Writ ing .................•...........••.......... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition ........ . . ................................. ..... 3 Sub t o tal ......... .................................... .......................... 6 Language Ans Core Courses ENG 4650 Teaching Composition in the Elementary Schools K-6 ........................ 3 ENG 4660 Teaching Literatur e and Language: K-6 (Se nior Experience course) ............. 3 RDG 311 0* Foundations of Literacy Ins truction in Grades P-6 . .......... ....... . . .... ... 3 Subtotal .................................................•..................... 6

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 English Electives Two upper-division English courses s elected in consultation with and approved by a designated English advisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Total ..................... . . ..................... . ............... . ............ 39 *RDG 3110 m e ets part of the reading r e quirem e nts for C o lorado State li ce n s ur e and i s c ounted under the s /lldent' s profess ional education r e quir eme/1/s. SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING Co CE TRATIO The secondary education concentration in English , offered in conjunction with the Colora do State Department of Education licen sure program , prepares future secondary teachers of English to under stand and teach the diverse subject matter required for licensure . This program equips students with a wide variety of language principle s and skills; practical experience in developing and teaching the processes of writing; so und knowledge of approaches to literature and literary genres ; periods and authors (including a special focus on young adult literature); and an understanding of communication and media as used in English studies . In addition to meeting specified state and departmental require ments, this program offers students the opportunity to develop further specia lization in writi ng , lan guage, or literature to complement the major. Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002. Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sections of thi s Catalog, pages 217232, an d the y should stay in regular contact with their advisors. Required Courses I. Literature Core Semester Hours ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies ........ . .............. .... . ....... . . .... 3 ENG 2210 American Literature: Beginnings through the C ivil War -or-ENG 2220 American Literature : Civil War to Present . . . . . . . ............ 3 ENG 3100 Studies in Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 3 ENG 3440 Myth, Symbol, and Allusion in Literature .......... . ............. .......... 3 ENG 3470 Young Adult Literature ..................••........•........ •......... . 3 Total ................. . .......... . ........................................ . . . . 15 U . Language Core E G 20 I 0 The Nature of Language ..................• .......... . . . ........... .... 3 ENG 3020 History of the English Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . 3 Total. . . . . ....... .... . ........................ . ............. 6 Til. Composition Core ENG 2500 The Art and Craft of Writing . ........... ............................... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . .. .. .. 3 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 6 fV. Teaching English Core ENG 4600 Teaching Literature and Communication , 7 -12 .............................. 3 ENG 4620 Teaching Composition , 7 -12 . . . ................. .... .................. . 3 ENG 4640 Teaching English , 7 -12 (Senior Experience course) . . ...... . . ........ . . . .... 3 Total. ..... . . .......... . . . . . ...... . . . ........ ....... ........... .......... 9 V. Upper Level Electives Three upper-division English courses , at least two of which must be literature courses , selected in consu ltation with and a ppro ved by a designated English advisor . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .... . . . 9 Total.... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............•.... 45 WRITING CONCENTRATION The writing concentration major provides extensive study , practice , and opportunity for performance in various modes and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the appreciatio n of the literary heritage in English. The program immerses students in reading , writing, and language and helps prepare them for graduate school or vocation while clearly placing them in the tradition of the liberal arts. Required Courses Semester Hours I. Literature Courses Lower-Division Literature Courses 2000-Jevel, including ENG 2100 . . . . . ......................... . ............ 9 Three hours must emphasize modem literature. Upper -Di vision Literature Courses : 3000L evel and/or 4000-Level ................. . ....................... . . . .......... 9 Semester Hours of Literature Requir e d . ........... . . ........... ............ . .... ..... 18

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116 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES II. Languag e and Linguistics Course S e lect one , in cons ultation with a f aculty advi sor, from the department ' s offerings. S e m es t e r Hou rs of Lan g uage and Lingui s ti cs R e quir e d .............. . . ............ ...... . . 3 Ill. Writing Course s E ntry Course: E G 2500 The Art and Craft o f Writing ... ................ . . ...................... 3 Subtotal ................................ ..................... . ................. 3 Writing Ele ctives (In consultation with an Engli s h advi sor, se lect four thr e e must be 3000-level) JRN 1100 Beginning Reporting ........ . . ...................... . ................. 3 ENG 252 0 Introduction to Creative Writing ...............•....... ...•... . .... ... ... 3 COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ....... . ......•...........•.......... . . . 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition . ............. . .................... .... . ........ 3 ENG 352A Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry ............•..........••.... . ........ 3 ENG 352B Creative Writing Workshop : Fiction ........................ .............. 3 E G 352C Creative Writing Workshop: Drama .... .... . ....• . ................. . . .... 3 ENG 3530 Techniques of Critical Writing ........ .... . ........ ..................... 3 ENG 3980 English Cooperative Education ................................. . ........ 3 Subtotal . . . . . ....................................................... 12 Specialized Writing Courses ENG 3820 Writing Studio (must be repeated for credit under two distinct titles) . . . .......... 6 Subtota l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ . ....................... 6 Senior Experience Course ENG 4520 Advanced Writing . ... ... . .... . ......... . . . . . ........................ 3 T o tal S e m es t e r H o ur s of Writin g R e quired .......••.......... , .........••............. 24 T o tal S e m es t e r H o ur s R e quir e d . ................................................... . 45 E ' GLISR MlNOR WRJTlNG Co CE TRATIO The writing concentration minor provides study, practice , and opportunity for performance in various mode s and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the appreciation of the literary heritage in Eng lish. The program involves students in reading , writing, and language , and helps prepare them for grad uate s chool or vocation , while clearly placing them in the tradition of the libera l arts . Students must meet with a writing faculty advisor in order to understand prerequisites and select proper courses . I. Literature Course Lower-Divi s ion Literature Cour s es: 2000-Level , Including ENG 2100 .................... . U pper-Division Literature Course : . . ............ .•.......... 6 3 000-Level or 4000-Level. . .... ........... . . . ...•.... .... ................. . .... . . 3 Subt otal .............. . . ............. ....... ...... . ......... ................... 9 II. Language and Linguistics Course: S e lect one , in consultation with a faculty advi sor, from department ' s offerings. S e m es t e r Hour s of Languag e and Linguisti cs R e quir e d . ................................ ... 3 ITI. Writing Course : E ntry Course: E G 2500 Th e An and Craft of Writing ...........•..........•........... ......... 3 Subt o tal ...... . ......................................... ...... ......... . ...... . 3 Writing Elective s ( select three -two mus t be 3000-lev e l ) JRN II 00 Beginning Reporting ... . ............................................. . 3 E G 2 5 2 0 Introduction to Creat iv e Writin g .....................•................... 3 COM 2610 Introduction to T ec hnical Writing ........... ........... . ................. 3 E NG 3 510 Ad v anced Composition ................••..........•..........•....... . 3 ENG 352B Creative Wriring Workshop : Fiction ...... ..... . . . . ...............•....... 3 E G 3 52A Creative Writing Workshop : Poetry ......... ............................. 3 E NG 352C Creative Writing Workshop : Drama .....••..........••....... ........ . . . . 3 ENG 3530 T e chniques of Critical Writing ....... . ..... . ........••.........•........ 3 E G 38 2 0 Writing Studio .... ............... . ............ ......... ............. 3 Subtotal ...........................••.... . .....••.... ......•..........••. . ..... 9 S e m e ster Hour s of Writing Required ... ..................... ........... .......... .... 1 2 T o tal Seme s t e r Hours Required .........•.................. . ............. . . ......... 24

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 LITERATURE Co CENTRA TION The English minor with concentration in literatur e serves students who seek to develop skills in read ing , writing , and thinking about literary texts . The program is designed both for students interested in reading diverse texts from many ages , culture , and genres and for students who wi b to focus on a sin gle age, culture or genre, for example , dramatic literature . Course should be selected in consultation with a faculty advisor in the Departrnent of English . l. Introductory Co ur se: Semester Hours ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ll. Two courses from the follow ing: ENG 2110 World Literature : Beginnings to 1600 .................... . ................ 3 ENG 2120 World Literature: 17th Century to Present . ................................ 3 ENG 2210 American Literature: B eg inning s through Civi l War .......................... 3 ENG 2220 American Literature : Civil War to Present ................................. 3 E G 2310 British Literature : Beg in ning s to 1 785 ............. ....................... 3 ENG 2330 British Literature: 1785 to Pre sent ....................................... 3 Subtotal ........ ..................................................... . . ..... . 6 lli.Anyperiodco urse(E G311A.ENG311B,E G311C, E G311D,E G311E,E G311F,E G311G) -orAny development course (C hoose one course from E G 3210 , ENG 3230, E G 3240, ENG 3310 , E G 3330, E G 3400 or E G 3410) Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... . ............ 3 IV. Departmental Electives One course at the 2000-level or above ................................. ................ 3 Two literature courses at the 3000-Jevel or above ........ . ...............•............... 6 One 4000-Jevel literature or lit erary criticism co u rse ...................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ......... 12 Total Semester Hours Requir ed .......................................... . . ......... 2 4 LANGUAGE Al'ID Ll GUlSTICS MINOR The language and linguistics minor offers concepts about, theories of, and analytical techniques in natural language. It represents an intellectual discipline in itse l f and simultaneously serve the inte r ests of future teachers , students of literatur e and writing , and others who have a continuing fascination with lan guage as lan guage. The minor is especially complementary for major in anthropology, English, foreign language teachin g, modem languages , philosophy , psy c hology , sociology , speech communication, and technical communication. The minor requires students to engage in vigorous, progres s ively more explicit and precise analysis and synthesis as they examine fact and fallacies about the miracle of language. Requir e d Core Courses Semester Hour s ENG 2010 The ature of Language ...... . . ....................................... 3 Any four of the following six courses, chosen in consultation and with an approved departmental adviso r . ENG 3020 History of the Engli h Language ........................................ . 3 ENG 3030 Semantics . . .............. .... . ..................................... 3 ENG 3040 Morphology and Syntax . . . . ...................•...... . .......... 3 ENG 3050 Language and Society ................................................. 3 ENG 3060 Modem Lan g uag e Theory .......................... . . . ................. 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Linguistic s (Va riable Topics) ........................ . . ......... 3 Subtotal . .................................................... . . . .............. 12 Interdisciplinary elective courses. Any two courses chosen in consultation with and approved by depart mental advisor. ANT 2330 Cross-Cu ltural Communication ................................... . ...... 3 COM 3310 International Te chnical Co mmunic ation .......•........................... 3 ENG 4010 Studie s in Linguistics (Var iable Topics) ................................... 3 E G 4990 Internship ........................... . . .... ......................... 3 PHI 1 I I 0 Language , Logic , and Persuasion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 PHJ 3120 Philosophy of Langua ge ............................................... 3 PSY 3570 Cognitive Psychology. . . . . ........................ ............ 3 SED 4200 Language Development and Learnin g D isab ilities . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 SPA 3150 Spanish Phonetics : Theory and Pra ctice ................................... 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language ............................ ............ 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 SPE 3540 Phonetics and Language Sampl e Analysis ................................. 3

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118 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SPE 3740 SPE 3760 WMS 2770 ( SPE 2770 ) P s ychology of Communication ...... .................................... 3 Cultural influences on Communication ... . .....•..........•............... 3 Gender and Communication . ................•...... ....•............... 3 Subtota l .............. .......•..........•.......................•. ............. 6 Total Semester Hour s Requir e d . ............••.............. ....... •... ............. 21 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The environmental scie nce major is designed as an entry-level major for MSCD students as weU as for students transferring as juniors from the community colleges with backgrounds in h azardous materials technology or water quality or a degree in Environmental and Safety Technology . All students are required to complete a unified core. In addition, students may choose from five options (concentrations) depending on their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary concentration provides students with a broad ba ed environmental science background , whereas the other concentrations in hazardous materials, water quality, environmental chemistry, and ecological restoration are more s pecialized . o minor is required . Interested stu dents should go to the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Science 231) to be assigned an advisor and to pick up advising and career option s heets . Students interested in teacher licensure in seco ndary science should consult an advisor in e nvironmental science an d see the teacher education portion of this Catalog. Environmental Science Major for Bachelor of Science Core R equirements for all Environmental Science Emphases Semester Hours BIO I 080 Genera! Introduction to Biology ...................................... .. 3 BIO I 090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ............................... . I CET 3320 Environmental Impact Statements ........... ............................ 3 COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental Industry ( Prerequisite : COM 2610 or penni ss ion of ins tructor ) ........................ 3 GEG 1200 introduction to Environmental Science ......................•............. 3 GEG 1220 Map Use .... . ...............................•...................... 2 GEG 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning .........................•............ 3 MTH 121 0 Introduction to Statistics .. .. ............ ............................... 4 MTH 3240 Environmental St at istics ............... .... ...••.. . . . .....•............ 4 Subtotal ............................ . ................ ....... ...... . ........... 26 Stude nt s must select o n e of the following Senior Experience courses: BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ................................................... 3 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology . . ......... .............. . ............................. 4 CHE 4950 Senior Experience in Chemistry ......................................... 3 GEG 4960 Global Environmental Challenges ....••....... ...•................. . .... . 3 GEL 4960 Environmental Field Studies ............................................ 3 Subtotal ... ................................ ...... ... . .......................... 3 Students must se lect one of the following Internship s (mi nimum 3 credit hours) : BIO 4990 Internship in Biolo gy . ...................... . ..... . .................. . 3 CHE 4650 Chemistry Work Experienc e/Co operative Education ............... ........... 4 GEG 4950 internship in Land Use .......... ........................•............. 3 GEL 4950 Internship in Geology ............ . ..............• .............. ....... 3 Subtotal ............................................. ........•................. 3 Total Cor e R eq uir e m e nts ... ....................................... . ..... . ........ 32 Required General Studies Courses MTH 1110 College Algebra (General Studies-Levell-M a thematics) .......... ............ 4 CHE 1 800 General Chemistry I ( General Studies-Level D-Natural Scienc e) ......•... ...... 4 GEL I 010 General Geology ( General Studie sLevel IIatural Science ) ...... . ..•......... 4 Total G e n e ral Studies c our ses (see G e n er al R e quir e m e nts Br oc hur e) ... ..................... 36 (S tud e nt s w h o have n o t had a c omputer co ur se wi ll be r eq uired to tak e CSJ 10/0) MULTIDI CfPLlNARY Co CE TRATIO Student are required to select courses in Biology , Chemistry , Geography , Geology, Mathematics, and Meteorology, as well as elective courses in consultation with a discipline advisor totaling a minimum of 42 hours. Environmental Science Core ....... ....... ............. ..... . •....... ....•.... . . . . . 32 Biology (9 hours minimum) BIO 2100 General Botany . ......... .•............ .......... ................... . 5

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 810 2200 General Zoology ....... . .... . ..................... . .... . ............. 5 810 2400 General Microbiolog y ................. . . . ........................... . . 4 810 3140 Plant Physiology . ........... . ................... . .................... 5 810 318 0 Vascular Plant Taxonomy ............................................ . . 4 810 3360 Animal Physiology . . . . ..... .... ...•........•......................... 4 810 3550 Urban Ecology ....... .................... ...........•........... .... 4 810 412 0 Algology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 4 810 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology ........ . ........ . ............................ 5 810 4510 Mic robial Ecolo gy ........... . . . .................................. . . . 3 810 4540 Plant Ecology ................. . ............................ . ..... . . . 4 810 4550 Animal Ecology . ....................... .... .......... . .... . ......... 4 Subtotal ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 9 Chemistry (9 hours minimum) CHE 18 I 0 General Chemistry II ( required) . . . . . . . ..........•............ . . . . 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory (recommended) .................... ......... . 2 CHE 3050 En v ironmental Chemistry ................................. . ............ 3 CHE 31 00 Organic Chemistry I. ................................................. 4 CH E 31 I 0 Organic Chemistry II ................................•................ 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I .......................... . ........... . . . 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 11 . . . . . . . . . .••... . . . . .••. ...•...•. ••.... 2 CHE 3890 Science and Publ i c Policy: Variable Topics .......... ..... ............•... 1-3 Subtotal .................................... . ...................•............. 9 Geography (9 hours minimum ) GEG 1230 Weather and Climate . . . . . .......... . ............................. . 3 GEG 1400 World Resources . . . . . . . . . . ...................... .... . ........... 3 GEG 2250 Introduction to Geographic Information S y stems . . .......................... 3 GEG 3400 Water Resources . . . . . .... ........................................... . 3 GEG 36 2 0 Population , Resources, and Land Use .................... . . .... . .... . . .... 3 GEG 4840 Remote Sensing .............................. ...... . ... ............. 3 GEG 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems . . . . .........•........•......... 3 GEG 4888 Workshop on EnvironmentaiJssues ( advi s or approved ) ...................... . 3 GEG 4900 Environmental Seminar (advtsor approved ) ......... . . .... . . . . ............. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...•...... 9 Geology ( 9 hour s minimum) GEL 3 120 Advanced Geomorphology ............................................. 4 GEL 3150 H y drogeology . ............... . . . ....................... . . . ........ . . 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ... . .... ..... .... . ...................... . ............ . 4 GEL 3440 Ene rgy and Mineral Resources ........... ... .............. . .... . ........ 4 GEL 3540 Ad v anced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ... . ........ 2 GEL 4000 Environmental Geolo gy (required) . ..... . ................................ 3 GEL 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning . ........................ . ........... 3 GEL 4 I 50 Hydrology .......................................... ............... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . ...... . . . . . ................... 9 Mathematic s ( 3 hours minimum ) MTH 1120 College Trigonometry . ..... . ...................................... 3 MTH 1400 Pr e calculus Mathematic s . . . . ..................... . . . . ............. 4 MTH 1410 Calculus I (highly recommended) ....... . ............ . . . ....... . ......... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus II ..... . .......................................... ........ . 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . ...................... 3 Meteorology (3 hours minimum ) MTR 1400 Introduction to Met eo rology -orGEG 1230 Weather and Climate ...... . ......................................... . 3 MTR 3 400 Synoptic Meteorolo gy .... . . ..........•.........•..... . ............... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...........•....... ............................. 3 Total Multidi sc iplina ry Cour ses ...........•............ . ................. . . ........ 42 General Srudie s ..................................... . ..... ...................... 36 Elective .......... ........... ................................................. I 0 Total for Multid isc iplina ry Con ce ntrati o n ................ ............................ 120

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120 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES HAzARDOUS MATERIALS CONCENTRATION Environmental Science Core .................. . .....••............. ......... 32 Additio nal Required Courses Semester Hours CHE 1810 General C h emistry IT ......... . ............................... . ....... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory ................................ .......... 2 CHE 3050 Environmental Chemistry .............................................. 3 CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I ................................................. 4 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ......................................... 2 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ...................................................... 4 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity• ........... 2 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ............................................... 3 EST 132 Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA) .............. ................... 3 (offered at Front Range and Red Rocks Community Colleges) Subto tal ...................................................................... 27 COMMUNlTY COLLEGE ELECTIVES (se l ect at lea st 15 hours from Front Range and/or Red Rocks): Front R a n ge Community College (all classes listed will only be offered through Spring 2002) EST I 07 Emergency Response Operations Level ................................... 3 EST 211 Pollution Prevention ..... ............................................. 3 EST 221 OSHA Health and Safety Update .................•.... .................. I EST 231 Site Remediation ................................... ................. 3 EST 241 Environmental Sampling . . . ........................................... 4 EST 261 RCRA Compliance ........................................•.......... 3 EST 265 Environmental Audits. . . . . . . ............................ . ......... 3 EST 268 Site Assessment ......... ............................................ 3 EST 270 Risk Assessment. .................................................... 3 Red Rocks Community College FST I 06 Inspection Pr actices ......................................•........... 3 FST I 07 Hazardous Materials Operations ......................................... 3 FST 204 and Ordinances .............. ...................•............ 3 FST 225 Envtron m ental Management ............... ............................. 3 FST 261 RCRA Compliance .................. .........•..........•............ 3 WQM 121 Environmental Sampling ... .... ................•............. ......... 4 Subtotal of electives from Community Colleges .......................... . . ............ 15 Ele c tives from Community College or MSCD ................... ....................... I 0 Genera l Studies ............................•.................................... 36 Total for Hazardous Materials Concentration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 120 WATER QUALITY CONCE TRA T!ON Envi ronm ental Science Core ............ . .......................................... 32 Addit ion a l Required Cour es Semester Hours CHE 181 0 General Chemistry U ........................................... ...... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory .................•..........• . ............ 2 CHE 3050 Environme n tal Chemistry .............................................. 3 CHE 3 I 00 Organic C h emistry l . . . . . . ........................................ 4 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory l .................. . . ..................... 2 GEG 1230 Weather and Climate -orMTR 1400 GEL 3150 GEL 4150 EST 132 Introduction to Meteorology ... . ........................................ 3 Hydrogeology .......................... ............................. 3 Hydrology ............. . .............................•....... ...... 3 Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA) ................................. 3 (offered a t Front Range and Red Rocks Community Colleges) Subtotal ......................................... . ................... 27 Red Rocks Community College WQM 100 Introduction to Water Quality Management ......................... ....... 3 WQM 119 Basic Water Quality Analysis ........................................... 4 WQM 121 Environmental Sampling and Volume Management .......................... 3 WQM 216 Biological and Bacteriological Water Quality Analysis ........................ 4 Subto tal . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 14

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 12 Select 11 hours from the following courses 810 2100 Genera l B o t any........... . .................................... 5 810 2400 Genera l Microbiolo gy .................... . ....... .................... . 4 810 3550 Urban Ecology ........................................ . ............. 4 810 4120 Algology ........ . .................................. . .............. 4 810 4510 Microbial Ecology ................................................... 3 CET 3330 Environmental Technology Proce s es ..................... . ............... 3 GEG 3400 Wate r Resource .........................................•........... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource ............•.............................. 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 General tudies ....................... . ......................................... 36 Total for Water Quality Con ce ncration ...................................... . ....... 120 ECOLOGICAL R.E TORATIO Co CENTRATION Environmental cience Core ................ . .............. . . ................. 32 Additional R equired Courses emester Hours CHE 1 810 General Chemistry 11 ....................................... .......... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory . ......................... . ............... 2 ECO 3450 Environmental Economics ................................•............ 3 GEG 4900 Environmental Seminar (advisor approved) ..................... . .......... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ............................ .......................... 4 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Den ver and Vicinity .......•.... 2 GEL 4000 Enviro nm ental Geology ............................................... 3 GEL 4010 Envi ronmental Hazard s and Plannin g .............•.........•............. 3 PSC 3230 Environmental Politics ............................. . ....... ... ........ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............•.......... .... . . ....... 27 Electives (select 25 hour from the following list) : 810 2100 General Botan y ..............................••........•........•.... 5 810 2200 Genera l Zoology .......................................... .... . ...... 5 810 2400 General Microbiolo gy ............. . ................................... 4 810 3140 Plant Physiology .................................................... . 5 810 31 0 Vascular Plant Taxonomy ............•................................. 4 810 3360 Animal Physi ology ...... . . . ................................. ......... 4 810 3550 Urban Ecology ............................. .... ..................... 4 810 4120 Algology .......... ..... . ................................... .... . . . 4 810 4510 Microbia l Ecology .................................. . ..•............. 3 810 4540 Plant Ecology ......................... .............................. 4 GEG / GEL Topics course ................. . .................................... 5 Subtotal of electives ............................... . ....•.........•.......... ... . 25 General Studies ....................... . .................................. ....... 36 Total for E co logical Restoration Concencration ....................................... 120 E VlRONME TAL CHEMI STRY CoNC E TRATto, Environmental Science Core ................................ . ...................... 32 Additional Required Cour es Semester Hours 810 2400 General Microbiology ................................................. 4 810 4510 Microbial Ecology . .................... . ................. ............ 3 CHE 1810 General Chemistry 11 ....... . ........................... .............. 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory .............................. ............ 2 C I I E 3000 Analytical Chemistry . . . ............................................. . 3 CHE 3010 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory . . . . . . . ......•................ 2 C HE 3050 Environmental Chemi try .............................................. 3 CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I .................................................. 4 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 2 CHE 4150 Instrumentation and Analysi in the Occupational Environment ................. 4 C H E 4200 Evalua tion and Control of Air Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource s ......... ............................................. 4 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ............................. . . ................ 3 EST 132 Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA) ................................. 3 (offered at Arapahoe. Front Range and Red Rock s Community Colleges) Subtotal .... . ............................................. . . ...... General Studies . . . . . .......................................... . 36

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122 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Elective .........................................................•............. 8 Total for Environmental Chemist ry Concen trat ion ..................................... 120 E IR01 ME TAL STUDIES Mr OR Required Course Semester Hours GEG 4900 Environmental Seminar (adviso r approved) ................................ 3 Select 6 hours from the following list: BIO 1010 Ecology for Non-Majors .....................••.........••............. 3 BIO I 0 8 0 General Introd uction to Biology ...........................•. , ........... 3 BIO I 090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ........... .......•............. I CHE 1010 Che mi try and Society ................... ................... ......... . 3 CHE 1800 Chemistry I. ..............................•...........•............. 4 GEG 1200 Introduction to Environmental Science ...........•..........•... .......... 3 Subtotal ..................................................•........... , ........ 6 S e lect 6 hours f rom the following li t: ECO 3450 Environ mental Economics ........... .................................. 3 HIS 3880 American Environmental His tory ....•................................ ... 3 P C 3230 Envi ronmental Politi cs .....................................•.......... 3 P Y 3550 Environmental Psychology ........••.....................•............. 3 Subtotal . ...................................................................... 6 Select 6 hours of e l ect ives (including any co ur ses listed above or below): BIO 3550 Urban Ecology ................................................ . ..... 4 CET 3320 Environmental Impa c t tatements ...........................•• . . ......... 3 CHE 3890 cie nce an d Public Policy: Variable Topics ......................... ...... 1-3 COM 3660 Variable Topic s in Industrial and T echnical Co mmuni ca tion s .................. 3 GEG 1400 World Resourc es .....................................•.......... , ... 3 GEG 3400 Water R es our ces ............... ......................•.............. 3 GEG 4200 Environmental Polic y and Plann ing .......................•........ ...... 3 U RS 3000 World Pattern s of U rbanization ......................................... 3 Any environmental topics course (adviso r a ppro ve d ) ..........•.............. 3 Sub total .....................................................•................. 6 Total for Enviro nmental Sllldie s Minor ...............................•............... 21 Gerontology Minor Educational Go als and Outcomes Upon completion of the gerontology minor , the s tud ent will be able to : Core Exit B e ha vio r s examine sociologica l , psycholog ica l and biolo gicaVphysiologicaltheories of aging. de sc ribe the underlying biol ogicaVphysiological proce scs a sociated with aging and the challe n ges these present. describ e the effects of ethics, eco nomic s and policy decisions have on the biologicaVphysiological, s ocio logical , p syc hological and c ultural as pect s of aging and the resulting challenge . investigat e the c hanges occurring in s ociety resulting from our aging popul a tion . apply aging theories , ethics , economics conditions and aging related policy de cis ions to a practical experi ence invol ving the aged or service for the aged . Or ie ntation Exit Behavior (based on orientation area selected by the srudem) Liberal Arts • examine attitudes toward older c ulturally diver se people to discover ways that ag ing is portrayed . Professional P ractice provid e dir ec t services to older culturally diver se people and their famili es, a dminister and plan programs and services or work to mod ify ocial institutions and policies . Student must complete all of the following core course requirements and at lea t nine (9) credit hours from either the liberal arts orientation or the profe ss ional ervices orientation . Required Core Courses Seme ter Hours HES 3810 -orBIO 3530 Physio logy of Aging for on-Biology Majors . ........•.. . .......•......... 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging ................................................. 3 OC 1040 Introduction to ocial Gerontology .....••..........•...........•......... 3 HES 45 20 Internship in Gerontology .. ............................ .............. 3 -6 ubto t al ..................................................•................. 1 2-15

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 The first thre e (3) r e quired core courses mu t be taken prior to se l ecting course from an area of orien tation. HES 4520 (Inte rnship in Gerontology) must be take n th e l ast semeste r of m inor course work. I t may be t aken with one o ther approved course from the orientation options . You must contact t h e ge r on tology advisor the semes ter b efore you plan to register for this course . Students must select a minimum of nine (9) credit hours from one of the following orientatio ns. these courses must be approve d b y the gerontology ad vi or in the Dep artment of Health Pr ofessions . LIBERAL ARTS 0RIE T A TIO LES 2330 Advocacy , Leisure and the Aging Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......•.... . 3 PSY 2270 D eath and Dying ...... . . ..... . . . . .............................. ..... 3 SOC 3040 Contem p o r ary I ssues in Gerontol ogy . . .... ............................... 3 SOC 3 1 00 Death and Dying ............. . . . . ............................. . ..... 3 SPE 4760 Communication and the Elderly ................•.......... . . ............ 3 PROFESSIO AL SERVICES 0RIE TATIO HCM 3 020 Management Prin c iple s in Health Care ......... .... ...... . . . ..... ..... .... 3 HES 3100 utrition and Aging .........................•.................•...... 3 HSL 1420 Activity and Fitne s s Program s for the E lderly ........................... . ... 2 LES 2330 Advocacy , Leisure and the Aging Adult . . . . .... ................. . . . ....... 3 LES 3070 Health and Movement Problem s in the Aging Adult ........................ . . 3 PSY 2270 Death and D ying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 3 WK 3020 Case Management in Socia l Work Practice ......... ........................ 4 SWK 3030 Socia l Work with the Aging ................................... . ........ 4 Total hour s f o r Geronto l ogy Minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 21 Students ma y se l ect a gerontology topics co ur se or an independe nt s tud y co ur se that d ea l s wit h aging if it i a ppr o pri a t e for their selected orientatio n and approved b y the geronto l ogy adv i sor. HI TORY DEPARTMENT The History major req uire s a minimum of 42 seme ter hours inc lud ing 15 hours in required courses and an additional 27 hours in courses primarily elected from three different categories. History majors , with the exception of those seeking Secondary Education Lice n su r e in Social Studie , must comp l e t e a minor in another discipline in order to gra du ate. Hi tory majors who are in the Sec ondary E du cation Social Stud ies Licensure Program are required to take othe r s p ecific social scie n ce courses in lie u of a minor. Th ose spec i fic co ur s e are listed und e r Teacher Ed u catio n in this Catalog. All s tudent s s hould c heck with a departmental advisor in o rder to make a proper se l ectio n of co ur ses. Required Courses Semester H ours HIS 1010 Western Civi l ization to 1715 .......•..................... . . . . .... . . .... 3 HJS I 020 Western Civilizat i on s ince 1715 . ............................ . ....... .... 3 HIS 1210 American History to !865 ....... ......... .... . ......................... 3 H l S 1220 American History inc e 1865 ........ ...... ............................. 3 H l S 4820 Senior Seminar .......................... . ........................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . .... ..... . . .... 15 In ad dition to the required courses ( 15 hours) students a l so nee d t o take at least three courses (9 hours) from Category 1 : American Hi story Chrono l ogical Sequence ; at least two courses (6 hours) fro m Ca t e gory II: E urop ean History Chronological Sequence; and at l eas t two courses (6 hours) from Category liT: E nrichm e nt Courses. The remainin g two courses (6 hours) ma y b e taken from any of the 1 , ll, o r Ill categories or they may be se l ected from amo n g any of the othe r cour e offere d b y th e History Depart ment. All his tory major s must take a t l eas t one his t ory co ur se th a t tr eats the deve l oping world. When se l ecti n g the 9 co urses (27 credits) a d e cribed above, secondary educa tion soc ial sc ience licen sure stu d e nt must selec t at l east six courses designated by a n as t erisk (•) from Categories ! , JJ or Ill . Secondary Education s tudent s should include at least some world history , such as HIS 1250 , 1940 , 3041 or 3051 , in their election of asterisked courses . With departmental permission , Secondary E duc ation students may substitute HIS 4010-Methods of Te aching Secondary School , for HIS 4820-Senior Sem inar . Category 1 : American History Chronological Sequence (select at le a st three courses) HIS 3410 American Colonial H i tory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HIS 3430* American R evolution and Early a t i onal Period , 1763 1 8 4 8 ........•.......... 3 HIS 3520* Civil War and Rec on s truction ............. . . .... . . ...................... 3 HlS 3540 Erne rgenceofModern U .S., 1 877 1920. . . ...... . . . . . . ... 3 HIS 3640 U .S. World War 1 through World W a r TI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . . .... 3

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124 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES HIS 3 6 6 0 • R ec ent U.S., 1945-1970 's ..................................• , .......... 3 Subt o tal ....................................................................... 9 Category II: European History Chronological Sequence (s elect at least two courses) HIS 3030 • An cient Orient and Gr ee c e ............................................. 3 HIS 3 0 6 0 • R o m e and the C aesars ............... ... .............................. 3 HIS 3120• Medieval His tory ............................•..........••........... 3 HIS 3140• Renais ance and Reformation ........................................... 3 HIS 3210 French Revolut i on and Napoleon ...........................••........... 3 HIS 3230 ineteenth Century Europe . . ................. .......................... 3 Subt o tal ... .............. . . . . .................................................. 6 Category 111: Enrichment Courses (select at least two courses) HIS I I 10• Colorado History .......... . ........ . ................................ 3 HIS 1650 Women in U . S . Hi s tory .................... . .............••...... . . . . . 3 HIS 1250 • C h ina, Korea , and Japan ................................ ............... 3 HIS 192 0 History of the Chi cana/ o in the S o uthw e t : 1 810 to Pr e sent ........•........... 3 HIS I 940• Survey of Afric a n History .............................................. 3 HIS 2770 World of I slam .............................. , •.........•............ 3 HJS 3041• World His tory to 1500 ......................... ...........•........... 3 HIS 3051• World History since I 500 .................................... . ......... 3 I-US 3090 ativ e American s in Ameri c an His tory ................................... 3 HIS 323 0 i neteenth Century Europ e .......................... ................... 3 HIS 3260 Twentieth Century Europe , 1914-1939 .................................... 3 HIS 3290 azi Ge rmany ... . . ....... . ......................................... 3 HIS 3310 England to 1714 . . . .................................................. 3 HIS 332 0 England since 1714 ..................... . ............................ 3 HJS 3570 African American History to I 865 ....................................... 3 HIS 3580 African American History s inc e I 8 6 5 ...................... ............... 3 HIS 3 590 Ame rican Immigration History .............................•............ 3 HJ 3 7 00 C h i na since I 800 ...................................... ........ ...... 3 HIS 374 0 Modern Jap a n ....................................................... 3 HJS 3 830 Th e Mexican Re v olution .............................................. 3 HIS 4 3 20 R uss i a si nce 1905 ........................... ......... ................ 3 Su bt o tal .......................•....... . .......... .. ... ..........•............. 6 Required cours es ...••...... . ..............•.....................•..... . ....... . I 5 Category I. ...................................................... . . . . ........... 9 Category II ....... . .............••............................ . . ............... . 6 C a tegory Ill . ........ .... ................ . . . ............. . ....... ............... 6 Ele ctive s ..................... ..... ............................................. 6 T o tal ... .................. ......... . .......................................... 42 Grade Average Student majoring in history must maintain at least a 2 . 0 average in their history courses . Advising History majors should consult with a departmental advi sor to select the cour es in other disciplines that compleme nt their area of concentration in the major . M lN OR IN HISTORY There are three different co n centrations available to students seeki n g a history mino r : r egular history con centratio n , American West history conce n tration, 20th-ce n tury stud i es history co n ce ntr ation. REGULAR HISTORY Co CE TRATJO Required C ourses Seme s ter Hours HIS 1010 W es t ern Ci v ili zatio n to 1 715 ........................................... 3 HIS I 0 2 0 W es tern Civiliza tion s inc e I 7 I 5 .................• , .........••........... 3 HlS 1 210 American History to 186 5 .............................................. 3 HIS I 220 A merican His tory sinc e I 86 5 ........................................... 3 T o t a l ............... .... ................••..........•...........•............. 12 Electi v es A minimum of 9 additional semester hours in history is required. The hours must b e upper-division and should be se l ected in consu lta tion with a departmental advisor. No more than 2 se me ster hours in HIS 3890 readi n gs course s may be counted toward the minor without prior written a pproval from the depart ment.

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 12 AMERICA WEST HISTORY Co CE TRATIO Required Courses Seme s ter Hours HIS 1100 American West. .... .... . . ...... ..... . .... . . . . . ....... . ...... . . .... . . 3 HIS 1110 Colorado History I ...... . . ...... . . . . ...... . ......•................... 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ....................................•......... 3 HIS 1220 American History si nce 1865 . . .... . . ..... ...................•.......... 3 Total ... . ...... ... ................ . ...... . ......•.... ......................... 12 Electives A minimum of9 additional history semester hours treating the American West is required , all of which must be upper-di vision. TWE TlETH-CENTURY STUDlES HISTORY CONCE TRATIO Required Courses Semester Hours HIS 1220 American History since 1865 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary World History ............ . .............................. 3 Total.... . . . . . ................. . .... . . . .... . . . ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 6 Electives: A minimum of 1 5 additional hours treating 20th-ce ntu ry hi tory is required, 9 of whic h must be upper-d i vision. Grade Average Students minoring in history must maintain a 2.0 average in their history courses. SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION LICENSURE IN SOCIAL SClE CES Students majoring in history may combine their major with other courses in the social sciences and in educatio n to earn secondary education licen ure. The requirements of this program are included under the Teacher Education Department section of this Catalog . Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002. Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sections of this Catalog , pages 217232 , and they should stay in regular contact with their advi ors. PRELAW COURSES Several history courses are of particular importance to legal tudies . These include HIS 1210 , IDS 1220, HIS 3460, and HIS 3680. Students interested in prelaw courses are urged to contact the department adviso r . MINOR 1 T INTERDISCIPLINARY LEGAL STUDIES The interdisciplinary legal studies minor is de signed to show students how the various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences treat questions of law and justice. The interdisciplinary legal studies minor is not a prelaw preparatory program or paralegal training. It s goal is to cross disciplines so that students can understand how the humanities and social sciences illuminate the principles , practices, and policies of the law. Required Courses Semester Hours CJC 2000 Introduc tion to Legal Studies .................................. . . . . . .... 3 ENG 3700 Literature and the Law ............................. . .................. 3 HIS 3680 The Court in Crisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . • . . . . . . .. 3 PHI 3430 Philosophy of Law .... . .... . ....... . . . .... . . .............. . . ...... . . . 3 PSC 3120 American Constitutional Law ............... . .................... ..... . . 3 SOC 3550 Sociology of Law . . . ............ . . . . . . .... ................... . . ...... 3 xxx xxx Seminar in Legal Topics (interdi sciplinary team-taught course) ...... . . ....... 3 Sub total ................ . ......................... . . ................ .......... 21 Students will select one law-related course from the courses listed below or approved by the interdisci plinary legal studies minor advisor : MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Busine ss I . . .....................•........... . .... 3 MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Business II ... . . . . ................................ . 3 CJC 2100 Substantive Criminal Law ..... . . . . . ......... .... . . . . . . ................ . 3 HIS 3460 The Constitution and the ew ation , 1 787 1 8 48 ........................... 3 SOC 3500 Criminology ...... . . . . . .... . ................... . ....... . . ........... 3 WMS 3310 Women and the Law . . . . . ................................... . ......... 3 Total ........ . . . . ..... . .... . . . . .... . .... . . ..... ...... ........... . . .... . ....... 24

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126 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Holi st ic H e alth and Well n ess E duca tion M ul t iMinor The holistic health and wellnes's education multi-minor offers an area of concentration for students who recognize the increased emphasis on well ne ss in several professional fields and/or for health conscious individuals who wis h to establish a self-enhancement program. The multi-minor is designed to com plement a major chosen by a student that is relevant to the stu dent's career goals. For additional infor mation , please contact the Health Professions Department at 303-556-3130 , South Classroom 226. The multi-minor comprises 21 hours of study: Required Courses Semester Hourn HES 1050 Dynamics of Health ............................. .................... . 3 HES 2040 Introduction to Nutrition ......................................... ...... 3 HES 2750 Introduction to Holi stic H ea lth .............................. ........... . 3 HPS 1640 Physical Fitn ess Techniques and Programs ................................. 2 HSP 3750 Holistic Health and High-Level Wellness ........•......................... 4 PHJ 3220 P erso na l Kn owledge and Professiona l Growth .............................. 3 E le ctives• . . . . ............................................................ 3 Total . ........................................................................ 21 • Pract i cal experience i s an integral part of this minor and Ind ividualized Degree Program. Students are urged to enhance their education through fieldwork. This ca n be achieved through practicums, intern ships. and cooperative edu cation offerings in one of the above listed departmellls or by using these elec tive h o urs. JOURNAL ISM D E P ARTMENT Journalism Ma jor for B ac h e lor o f Ar ts The Journal i s m Department prepares s tudent s for careers in news and informatio n media by providing them with a sound education in the basics of journalism and/or pub lic relations. The department has one of the strongest journalism teaching s taffs in the state. All full-time and part-time faculty have worked in the journalism and/or public relations fields . The Journalism Department is one of two journalism schools in the country to offer an internship pro gram that allows students to get hands-on experience in political reporting . The Capitol R eporter is open to upper-division students, who spend an entire se me ster coveri ng the Colorado legislature for credit. The editor is a full-time staff member , and the weekly newspaper is highly regarded by legislators, lob byi sts, and the college community. Proficiency in standard written English is a prer e qui site for all journa l ism courses. Students are required to complete ENG 1010 before taking any journali sm course beyond JRN 1010. Proficiency in typing is r equired for all courses beyond JRN 1010. A list of s u ggested courses that should be taken for General Studies has been established by the depart ment. Stu d ents s hould also select an advisor immediately to begin planning their course of study. Students may not se lect both a major and minor from the Journalism Department. Students m ay also take an assessment test toward the end of their studies to ens u re they have reached the proficiency level necessary to pursue a career in journalism or public relations . The Journa l ism Department offers a journalism major with three emphases n ews / editorial, photo journalism , and public rel ations and minor s in print journalism and public relations . Journalism Ma jor for Bach elor o f A rts Core Courses for Journalism Major and Minors Semester Hours JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Media ......................... . 3 JRN 1100 B egin ning Rep orting and News Writing ......................... .......... 3 JRN 1200 Beginning ews Editing ..................•..........••.............. . . 3 JRN 2100 Intermediate R eporting and News Writing ................................. 3 JR 4500 Eth i ca l and Legal Issues in J ournalism .................................... 3 Subto tal ........................................................... ........... 15 NEws/EDITORIAL Co 'CENTRATIO Journalism Core .............. .............. .................................... 15 Required Courses JRN 2200 Int erme diate News Editing ............................................. 3 One o r more of the following: JRN 3100 Publication Pra cticurn ....................... . ......•...........•...... 3

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JRN JRN JRN 39 0 4150 4160 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 12 Cooperative Education ............ . . . ................................ . 3 The Capitol Reporter : Writing/R e ponin g ................................ . . 6 The Capitol Reporter : Editing/De s i g n .................•................... 3 And three of the following ( each c ours e i one c redit h o ur): JRN 3500 T o pics in Journali m ........ ............... . ......................... . 3 Su b t o tal ............................................ . ........................ 9-1 2 Electives JRN 3150 Contemporary Issue s ................................................. 3 JRN 3400 Feature Anicle Writing for Newspaper s ......•............... . . .... . ...... 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I . ........ . ................. .............. ........... 3 JRN 4100 Ad v anced Reporting ...... . . ................ . ........... . . . ........... 3 JRN 4200 Principles of ew s paper and Ma g azin e D es ign ................. . . .... . ..... . 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writin g for Mag azines .................................... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism II ............ . . . . ...................... ............. 3 Subtotal............ . ........... ............................ . ......... 12-15 Total hour s r e quir e d . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . ... 39 PHOTOJOURNAL ISM CON CENTRA T IO Journali s m Core .... . ..... ........... . . .................. . ...................... 15 Required Course ART 1200 Design Processes and Concept s l ....................................... . 3 ART 2200 Beginning Photography ......................................... ...... 3 JRN 2200 Interme d iate News Editing ............. . . . . ............................ 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I . . . . ................. . . .... .... . . ..•... . ............ 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism II .................................... . .............. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•........ 15 Elective ART 3200 Intermediate Phot o graph y .........•.........•........•.........•...... . 3 ART 3230 C olor Photograph y ................................................... 3 ART 3410 Computer Graphic s . . ......... . . ........ ....... . . ...... . ............ . . 3 JRN 3100 Publication Practicum ...... . ................................ . ......... 3 JRN 3 150 Con t emporary I sue s ................................................. 3 JRN 3400 Feature Article Writ ing f or ews p apers ................................... 3 JR 3500 Topics in Journali m .... .... . ......................................... I JRN 4100 Advanced Reponing ....... . ............................. . . . . ........ . 3 JRN 4150 The Capitol Reporter : Writing/Reponin g ........ ................ ......... . 6 JR 4160 The Capitol Reporter : Editing/De s i g n ....................•................ 3 JRN 4200 Principles of ew s pap e r and Mag azine D es ign .............................. 3 JR 4400 Fe a ture Article Writ i n g for Mag azine ..................... .......... . . . . . 3 Subtotal . . ....................................................•................ 9 Total ............ ................... .......... . .................. ............. 39 P B L I C RELATI O SCONCE ' TRATI O N Jou rn a l ism Core ................................ . ............................... 15 Required Course s JRN 2700 Fundamentals of Publi c Relation s ........................................ 3 JRN 3700 Public Relation s Writin g .............•................................. 3 J RN 3980 Cooperative Education . . . .... . .....•......... ............ . . . . .... . . . . . 3 JRN 4700 Public R elations trategic Plannin g ......................... . . . . ....... . . 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketin g ............................................... 3 SPE 3440 Television Production .................................. . .... . ....... . . 3 SPE 3100 Bus iness and Prof es io nal Speakin g ........................ .. ... ......... 3 SPE 4100 Techniques of Persu as ion ............................................. . 3 Subrotal ............................................•......................... 2 4 Elective s COM 2420 COM 24 3 0 COM 2460 COM 3440 JRN 3400 JR 3500 JRN 3550 Basic Corporate Videotape Produ ctio n ..... . . .....................•...... . 3 Introduction to Technical Media .................•................•...... 3 Presentation Graphi cs . . . .... . ................ ........................ . 3 Corporate Scriptwriting for Film and T e l ev i s ion ............................. 3 Fea ture Article Writing for ew p a pers .........•............... . ......... 3 Topics in Journali s m ................................••................ I Print Media Ad v erti s ing ale .......................................... 3

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128 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES JRN 3600 Photojournalism I ...... ................. , .................... . ...... . 3 MKT 3110 Advertising Management .......... .......•......................•... . . 3 MKT 3120 Promotional Strategy ................................... .............. 3 SPE 1700 Communication Theory .............................•.... ............. 3 SPE 2400 Introduction to Radio and Television Broadcasting .... ....................... 3 SPE 3130 Conference Leadership ................................................ 3 SPE 3430 Radio-Television Announcing .......................................... 3 SPE 3450 Broadcast Journalism : Radio .........................•................. 3 SPE 3480 Workshop in Radio Production .......................................... 3 SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication .......................................... 3 SPE 4450 Broadcast Journali m : Television ......................•.........••...... 3 SPE 4480 Seminar Practicum in Broadcasting ...................................... 3 SPE 4490 Effects of Radio-Televi sion on Contemporary Life ........•.................. 3 Subtotal ..... ................................................... . .... 6 Total . . ...... . . ......... 45 JOURNALISM ML'IOR Journalism Core ........ .............•... . .......................... Required Courses SEMESTER HOURS ..... 15 JRN 2200 Intermediate ews Editing ............................................. 3 JRN 3500 Topic in Journalism . ..................•...........•...... ............ I Subtotal . . . . . . ..................•................... . ....... .... ... ....... 4 Elect ives JRN 3100 Publication Practicum ....................... . ......................... 3 J RN 3150 Contemporary I ssues ........ . ..................................... . . . 3 JRN 3400 Feature Article Writing for Newspapers ................................... 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I .............. ............... . ...................... 3 JRN 4100 Advanced Reporting ..............................•..........•........ 3 JRN 4200 Principles of ewspaper and Magazine Design .............................. 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writing for Magazines ............................. . . ..... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism fl .... . ................................... ........... 3 Subtotal ...........................•........................................... 6 Total............... . .................................................... 25 P UBLIC RELATIO ' S MINOR SEMESTER HOURS Journalism Core ... .... " ....... " ... ".". " .... 15 Required Courses JRN 2700 Fundamentals of Public Relations ........ , . . .........•............... . ... 3 JRN 3700 Public Relations Writing . ......... . ...... .............................. 3 JR 3980 Cooperative Education .......................................... ...... 3 JRN 4700 Public Relation s Strategic Planning ............................... . ...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................................... 12 Total....... . ......•.............. .........•.................. . . . 27 LAND USE PROGRAM The land use major is a 65-credit hour extended major that combines general planning courses w ith a focu ed area of study, including environment and re ources , geographic informat ion systems, geo logy , or urban land use planning, link ed by the vital thread of land use management. Students will re ceive a bachelor of cience degree except whe n their focused area of stu d y is urban land u se planning in which ca e the stud ent will receive a bachelor of arts de g ree . The major eq u ips stude nts with a dynamic foun dation for unde rstanding issues and solving problems that confront the commun i ty and enviro nment , making them highly competitive in the job market. The program is broad in scope and can be a pplied to a number of career objectives and graduate school programs . Opportunities exist in such areas as planning, cartography, geographic information systems, air photo and satellite imagery interpretation, geology, environment and resource management transportation, mining and mineral resources, re si dential and industrial development, recreational land use , population analysis, e n vironmental sc ience s, and a var iety of other interrelated fields. Because the land use degree is an exten ded major, it does not require a minor. Each student must have a department advisor and consult with hisfher advisor regarding course work to avo id prerequisite proble m s. The four concentration areas have a common 16-hour required core:

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Required Core MTH 1210 GEG 1220 GEG 1610 GEG 2250 GEL 1010 GEG 4950 -orSCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Semester H ours Introduction to Statistics . . ............................................. 4 Map Use ................................ ......... . .......... . ...... 2 introduction to Land Use Plannin g .................... . ............ ...... I Introduction to Geographic Inform ation ystems ............................ 3 Gene r al Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................... 4 Internship in Geography GEL 4950 Internship in Geology . . .... •....... ...... . . . . .... . .....•........ 2 R equired Core Total . ............. . . .......................................... 16 LAND UsE MAJoR wnH ENVIRo ME T AND RE 0 RCES CONCE TRA TION Required Courses Semester Hours Required Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 16 CET GEG GEG GEG GEG GEG GEG 3320 1200 1400 3400 4200 4430 4960 -OrEnvironmental impact Statement . . . .......... ........................... 3 Introduction to Environmental cience .............. . . ...• ................ 3 World R esources .................................................... 3 Water Reso ur ces. . . ....... ......................•.........•....... 3 Enviro nment al Policy and Planning .................... .................. 3 Habitat Planni ng. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... ......... . ........ . . 2 Global Environmental Challenge GEL 4960 Enviro nment a l Field Studies (Senior Experience). . . . . . . . . ............. 3 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ................................................ . ..... . 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resour ces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . ........ . 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources ............. . ........ ............... ..... 4 GEL 4000 Enviro nm e ntal Geology ..............................•........•....... 3 GEL 4010 Envi ronmental Hazards and Planning ..................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 37 Electives (Select a minimum of 12 credit hour s) COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental indu stry ................................... 3 ECO 3450 Environ m ental Economics ............................................. 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning .........................• ........•..... . 3 GEG 4410 Water Law . . . . . . . . . . . .................. ....................... 3 GEG 4420 Wetlands .......................................................... 3 GEG 4840 R emote Sensing (recommended) ...................... . ........ . ....... . . 3 G E G 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Sy s tems .................. .............. 3 GEG 4860 Applica tion s of ARC/INFO to atural Re so urces Management ( r ecommen d ed) ..... 3 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards Den ver and Vicinity ............ 2 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 3 Subtotal ............................................ . .... .... . . ............... 12 Total for major .. ...... . ............. . ...... . ... .. .............•........•....... 65 LAND USE MAJOR WlTH GEOLOGY CONCENTRAT ION Required Course Semester Hour s Required Core .................................. . . . . ...... . 16 GEG 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to at ur al R eso urce s M a n agemen t .... .... ......... 3 GEL 1030 Historical Geology ................................................... 4 GEL 3050 Mineralogy and Petrology ........ .......... . ........................... 4 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and trucrure ..........•.............. . .... . .............. 4 GEL 3120 Advance d Geomorphology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....•........•....... 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ........................................ . .............. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ............ . ................................... . ..... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resource s .................. . . . ..................... 4 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology . .............................................. 3 GEL 4010 E nvironm e nt al Hazards and Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ......... 3 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . ..... . ..... 3 GEL 4960 Enviro nm ental Field Studies• . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 3 Subtotal .... .............. ........................... ...................... . . . 42 • Senior Experien ce

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130 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Electives (Select a minimum of 7 credit hours) GEG 1240 Landforms of the U . S ................................ .... . . . .......... 3 GEG 1400 World Resource ......................................•............. 3 GEG 3400 Water Resource s ................... . .... .......................... . . . 3 GEG 4850 Advanced Geographic Inform ation Systems (r e commended) ................. . . 3 GEL 1020 Geology of Colorado .. ..................................... .......... 3 GEL 1150 Oceanography ........................................•... . ......... 3 GEL 1710 Terrestrial Navigation ................................... .............. 2 GEL 3510 Advanced Geology of Red Rocks Park and Vicinity . ......................... I GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology ...... ................... 2 GEL 3530 Advanced Geology of the Colorado Plateau ........................... .... . 2 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards Denver and Vicinity ............ 2 GEL 3550 Advanced Geology of the Great Sand Dune National Monument ... ............ 2 GEL 3560 Advanced Canoeing the Canyon Country .............................•.... 2 GEL 3570 Advanced Geology of the Flattop Volcanic Wilderness Area ............ . ..... 2 GEL 3580 Advanced Geology of the Whe e ler Geolog i c Area . ...........•.........•.... 2 GEL 390X Advanced Topics in Geology . . . .......... . . .............. . . ....... ... 1-3 Subtotal . . . . . . . ................................ .................... . ...... 7 Total for major ............ . . . . .... ................. ....... ..................... 65 LAND UsE MAJOR WITH URBAN LA n U E PLANNrNG Co cE TRATIO Required Course s Semester Hours Required Core ....................................... . ................ .......... 16 GEG 1200 Introduction to Environmental Science ........•. . ........•..... .....•..... 3 GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography ............................ ........... 3 GEG 2300 Geographic Analysis of Social Is s ues ........••.........••..........•..... 3 GEG 3360 Geography of Economic Acti v ity .............................. .......... 3 GEG 3600 U rban Geography . ... ... ................•. . ........•................. 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ............................ ..... ........ 3 GEG 3620 Population , Resource s, and Land U s e ............ ......................... 3 GEG 3630 Transportation , Planning, and Land U s e ................................... 3 GEG 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning ........................... ......... . . 3 GEG 4430 Habitat Planning ......................................... . ...••...... 2 GEG 4610 Urban and Regional Planning ... . . ........................... ... ........ 3 GEG 4620 Residential Land Use Patterns ..................................•...... . 3 GEG 4640 Recreational Land U s e Pattern s ................................. ....... . 3 GEG 4860 Applications of ARCilNFO to atural Resourc e Managem e nt .........• ....... 3 GEG 4960 Global Environmental Challenges• ........................ .............. . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . .................. . . . ...............•.... . . ........... . . 44 •se nior Experien ce Electives (Select a minimum of 5 credit hours) GEG 3300 Land Use, Culture and Conflict (multic ultur al) ............ . . ........•... .... 3 GEG 3920 Directed Study in Land Use ................................. ...... . .... 3 GEG 4420 Wetlands .......................................................... 3 GEG 4710 Legal Aspects of Land Use ........... ..... ....... ...................... 3 GEG 488X Advanced Workshop in Geography ............................ ........ 1-3 GEG 490X Advanced Topics or Seminars in Geography ...... .............. .......... 1-3 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ............................... ... .......... . . . 3 GEL 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning ....... . . . ... .......... .............. 3 URS 3000 World Patterns of Urbanization .. ..... ...•.................... . ......... 3 URS 35 1 0 Community Development and Planning . ............. ..... ......... . ...... 3 URS 4500 Cities of the Future ....................•..........•..........•........ 3 Subtotal ....................................................................... 5 T o tal for maj o r .................... ................... ............ .............. 65

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 LAND U S E M A JOR WITH G E O GRAPHIC IN F ORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) Co CE TRAno Required Courses Semester Hours Required Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 16 CMS 1010 Introduction to Computers -orCSS 1010 Introduction to Computers .............. .... ............. . ............. 3 GEG 3210 Introduc t ion to Cartography ...... .........•................ ...... ...... 4 GEG 3250 Computer Cartography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... ........ 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 GEG 4 40 Remote Sensing ........................... . ...... . . . . ............... 3 GEG 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems . . . . . ........... ................ 3 GEG 4860 Applications of ARCITNFO to Natural Resources Management ..... ............ 3 GEG 4870 Spatial D ataba es Design , Lmplementation , and Management . . . . . . . . • . . . .... 3 GEG 4890 Advanced GIS Laboratory (senior experience) ...... ......... . ......... ..... 3 GEL 1710 Terrestrial Navigation..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Total requir e d c oncentration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Because GIS is an applicat i o n too l , tuden t s a r e required to specia l ize in an a rea of int e r est. O n e of the following intere t areas m u st be selected o r one may be designe d and approve d b y a department a d vi sor . Selec t a minimum of 1 9 credit hours from one of the following areas, resulting in a major total of 65 hours. Note: othe r s u gges tion s include t h e courses com p rising mino r s in Com puter Science (Schoo l of Lette r s, Arts and Sciences); Computer I n formation Systems, General Business , Internationa l B u si nes , Ma r keti n g (Schoo l of B usiness) , and Criminal Justice and Criminology (School of Professional Studies). AREAS OF I N T E REST E nvironm e nt Co u rses GEG 1200 GEG 4200 GEG 4420 GEG 4430 GEG 4XXX GEG 4960 GEL 3150 GEL 3540 GEL 4000 GEL 4010 GEL 4150 GEL 4960 Subtotal .. Met e orolo gy Semester Hours Introduction to Environmental Scien c e ....... ............................ . 3 Environmental Policy and Planning ......... . ............................ 3 Wetlands . ....... ........... .......... ............................. 3 Habitat P l anning ........................ .............. . . ............. 2 Advanced Seminars , Topics , or Workshops in Geography ..... ........... .... 1-3 Global E n vironmental Challenges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... ... ... 3 Hydrogeology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . . . . . ......................... 3 Advanced Geologic and Environmental HazardsDenver and Vicinity ............ 2 Environmental Geology (required) ....................................... 3 Environmental Hazards and Planning ......•..................•........... 3 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . 3 Environmental Field Studies ..... ...... ...... . ....... ... ........ ... .. ... 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 1 9 Courses Semester Hours MT R 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Science ( required) . ........................... 4 MTR 241 0 W ealher Ob erving ystems . ............. ............... ............... 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution ...................... . .................. .•.. ........... 3 MT R 3400 Synoptic Meteorology (req u ired) ..................... ................ . . . 4 MT R 3420 Rada r a n d Satellite Meteo r o l ogy ... . . . ............................ ...... . 3 MT R 3500 Hazardous Weather ... ................................ . . . . . . ...... . . . 3 MTR 4210 Forecasting Laboratory I. .................... . ......................... 2 MTR 4440 Climatology . . .... . . ................................................ 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeorology ....................... ............................. 3 Subtotal . ............... . ............................••.......... . . . . ......... 19 Planning Courses GEG 1200 GEG 3610 GEG 3630 GEG 4200 GEG 4430 Semester Hours Introduction to Environmental Science .............................. . . . ... 3 Principles of Land Use Planning .........................••.............. 3 Transportation , Planning and Land U s e ..... : . ............................ 3 Environmental Policy and Planning ...................................... 3 Habitat Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . ........•.............. 2

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132 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES GEG 4610 Urban and Regional Planning ............... ........ . . .....•............ 3 GEG 4620 Residentia l Land Use Patterns . .......... ... . .......... .....•. . ......... 3 GEG 4640 Recreational Land U e Patterns .............. .... ....................... 3 GEG 4X:X:X Advanced Seminars , Topics or Workshop s in Geography . ....... . ....•...... 1-3 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ...................................••.. . ....... 3 GEL 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning .............••.........••........... 3 Subtotal .............................................. . . . .... ...••... ......... 19 R e sourc es Courses Sem es t er Hours GEG 1400 World Resources ........ ....... .......... . ........ . . ... ............. 3 GEG 3400 Water Resources ............ . ......•........ .... . . ...... •• . .......... 3 GEG 3620 Population , Resources and Land Use ....•....... . ..•..... . . .............. 3 GEG 4960 Global Environmental Cha llenge ......•..........•..........••.......... 3 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology .................................................... ... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ....... ....... . ......•. ............................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Re ource . ............... ....... .... ...... ... . . . ... 4 GEL 4150 Hydrology . .... . . ................•...........•..................... 3 Subtotal ..... ........................................................ . . . . . .... 19 Major Total ................. . ....•.. . .......... . ........ ......... . . .... . . . . . ... 65 Mt ORr G E O G RAPHY Require d Core Sem ester H ours GEG 1120 Orienteeri n g ....................................................... . I GEG 1220 Map Use ............. ................. ........• ......... . . ......... 2 GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geograph y ........... . .................• ........ . 3 GEG 1230 Weather and Climate -or-MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology ...................... . ......... . ..... . . . ... 3 Subtotal .......................... .... ... ... ......... . .....•................... 9 Structured Electives A minimum of 13 additional elective hours are required , includ . ing a minimum of sb: hour of upperdi is ion credit th a t mu s t be s e lect e d in con s ultation with a department advisor to a v oid prerequi it e problems. These e l ectives mus t be se l ected from the following five groups, and a t l eas t o n e course m u s t b e selecte d from eac h gro u p to sa t isfy t his r e quir e m e nt. Physic a l GEG GEG GEL II 00 Introduction to Phy sical Geography ...................•........... ....... 3 1240 Landforms of the U.S ................................... . . ....... . . . . . 3 I 0 I 0 General Geology . ..........•............ ....................•...... . 4 R esources and E n vironment GEG 1200 Introdu ctio n to Environmenta l Science . ................................. . . 3 GEG 1400 Worl d R esources ...... . . . ....................... . .... . ............. . 3 GEG 3400 Water R esources ....... .......... ............. ... ....... . .....• ...... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ....................................••................ 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Min era! Resources ......... .................. . .............. 4 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ... . ..... . .......... ........................... 3 p a tial Anal y sis and Planning GEG 2250 I ntroduct ion t o Geographic I nforma tion Systems . . . . . ........ . . . ............ 3 GEG 2300 Geographic Analysis of ocial I ssues . . .................••..........•. . ... 3 GEG 3600 Urban Geography .............. ......................... . . .......... . 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning .. ... .......•...........•................ 3 GEG 3620 Population , Resource , and Land Use .........•...... ........... .......... 3 GEG 3630 Transportation Planning and Land U e ........•............•.............. 3 GEG 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning .....................•.. . ............. 3 GEG 4430 Habitat P l anning ........................ •• ........................... 2 GEG 4610 Urban and R egional Planning ............................. . . . ........... 3 GEG 4620 Residential Land Use Pattern ............................... . ....... . . . 3 GEG 4640 Recreational Land Usc Patterns .......... . ..•...... ..... • . .... . . . .... ... 3 GEG 4710 Legal Aspects of Land Use .................................... . ........ 3 GEG 4850 Advanced Geographic Information ystems .... • . .........•................ 3

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 GEG 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to Natural Re s ources Managem e nt ................. 3 GEG 4XXX Advanced Geography Seminars , Topi c or Workshop s . . . . . . . . . . .......... 1-3 GEL 4010 Environmental Hazard s a nd Planning ..................................... 3 R egio nal Geography GEG 1000 World Regional Geography ........................ .................... 3 GEG 2020 Geography of Colorado .............................................. . 3 GEG 3000 Historical Geography of the U.S ............... . ......................... 3 GEG 3520 Regional Geography : Variable Topic s ......... . . .............. . ......... 2-3 GEL 1020 Geology of Colorado ....................... ......... ................. 3 Field-Lecture Course Either a geography or geology field-lecture course ....... ............................... 1-2 El ec tiv e s ubtotal ...... . ............................ . ......................... 1 3 -16 G e ograph y Minor Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... . . . ................. 22-25 MINOR I G EOLOGY Required Core Seme s ter Hours GEL 1010 General Geology .... ...................••........................... 4 GEL 1030 Historical Geology ..................... ..... ......................... 4 GEL 3050 Mineralogy and Petrology . . . . . ............•........... . . . ............. 4 GEL 3060 tratigraphy and Structure .................... .......... . . . . ........... 4 Subtotal ................................•............... . ..................... 16 Electives A minimum of six additional hours of uppe r-di vision credit must be selecte d from the following li tin consultation with a department a dvi sor to avoi d prerequi s i te problems. A maximum of four credit hours of the minor may be selected from the upper-division field-lecture courses. GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology .................. ........................... 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ..........................•.............. . ............. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ....................................... . . . . .... . . . .... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Re ource s . .......... . ....... . . . .................... 4 GEL 35XO Various Advanced Geology Field-L e ctur e c ourses (a limit of f o ur hours of field-lecture courses can be counted toward the minor ) ...................... 1-2 GEL 390X Advance d Topics in Geology . . . ...................................... 1-3 GEL 4000 Environmental Geology ..................................... . ........ . 3 GEL 4010 Enviro nmental Hazards and Planning ....... . • • ......... . . . . . . .... . . . . . . . . 3 GEL 4150 Hydrology ... . . ........................... ............. . ......... . . 3 GEL 4960 Environmental Field Studies ...............••............ . . . . ........... 3 Subtotal . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..........•.. ................................. 8 Geology Minor total ................................................... . . . . ..... . 24 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AVAILABLE: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMA TTO SYSTEMS (GIS) The certificate of completion in Geographic Information Systems will provide students and working profe ionals with the theoretical knowledge and technical and application kill needed to successfully u e Geographic Information Systems (GIS) , remote sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and cartograp hy to determine olutions to problems in the management , con ervation, and improvement of natural and man-made environments. ln any field relat ed to natural r esource , and for many fields related to the administration of man-made environments, education and training i n GIS ha ve gone from bein g pecialized skill to being de facto requirements. Thi certificate is designed for professionals who work in those field , for professionals who analyze human and socio-economic data, and for degree-seeking tudents interested in anthropol ogy, arc heology, biology, busine ss , civil engi n eering technology, criminal justice, ecology , economics, environme ntal science, geography, geology, health sciences , land u e planning , and social sciences, as well as other programs. Admissions Requirements: I . There are no specia l admission requirements for students seeking GIS certification . 2. All tudents must take the prerequisite courses or provide evidence of equivalent training and receive an official waiver. The cour es that have prerequi ites are GEG 2250 and GEG 4840 . GEG 4850 and GEG 4890 require upper-division sta ndin g or senior tanding. All courses can be taken by permiss i on of instructor ( the official waiver).

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134 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Completion Requirements : All students seeking GIS certification must maintain a 3 . 0 or above in the courses requ ired for the cer tificate because GIS technology and its applications require a high degree of discipline and commit ment. R e quired Courses Semester Hours GEG 2250 Introduction to Geographi c Information System ............................ 3 GEG 3250 Compute r Cartography ..................................•............ . 3 GEG 4840 Remote Sensing . . . ............................. .......•............. 3 GEG 4850 Advanced Geographic Informat ion Systems ................................ 3 GEG 4860 Applica tion s of ARC/INFO to atural Reso urce s Management ...•... .......... 3 GEG 4870 Sp a tial Datab ases Des ig n , Implementation , and Management ................... 3 GEG 4890 Advanced GIS Laboratory ....................... . .......•............. 3 GEL 1710 Terrestrial aviga tion ................................................. 2 Total c redi ts for ceni ficate ........................................................ 23 MATHEMATICAL AND COM PUTER SCIE CES DEPARTME NT The Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department offers bachelor of art and bachelor of science degrees i n mathematics and a bachelor of science degree in computer science. The department offers both a mathematics and computer science minor, both of which complement such majors as engineer ing technology , the other sciences, and economics. Ln addition , the minor program in computer science complements the mathematics major . See Computer Science on page 110 of this Catalog . In addition to the gene ral mathematic major , the department offers a mathematics major in five con centrations encompa sing a variety of significant mathematical ideas. These concentrations give the stu dent background for graduate school in theoretical mathematics , as well as background for both gradu ate chool and employment in mathematically related field including applied mathematics , scientific computing, probability and statistics , and mathematic education. The degree program in computer sci ence adheres to nationally recognized tandard and provides stu dent with a more technical alternative to the mathematics concentration in computer science . All student who are considering a major or minor in mathematics or computer scie nce are expected to con ult with faculty for advising . Major in Mathematics for Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offers course work leadi n g to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of scie nce degree. The student may choose eithe r d egree. A degree in mathematics is useful in a variety of profe sional fields including, among many others, bu ine s, economic s, computer science , government , education , technology, and science . Students are invited to consult with the department concerning career options . All major s in mathematics are required to complete the following basic core of cour es (with a required minimum grade of " C " in each of these courses). The department strongly recommends that students interested in the applied mathematics concentration take ections of calculus using Mathematica. B asic Mathem atics Core Semester Hours MTH 141 o• Calcu lus I. .......................................................... 4 MTH 24tO• Calculus II .......................................................... 4 MTH 2420• Calc ulus Ill ................... . ......................•.............. 4 MTH 3 I 00 Introduction to Mathemat ica l Proof s ....................................... 3 Total ........................................................•................ 15 • Some sect i ons of this co ur se ha ve a Matlre mati ca compone lll . For mathematic s majors, except those in mathematic s education , there is a one-hour project-oriented course at the senior level that synthesizes the material in the major . Each major i al o required to take a Senior Experience course and to complete a minor . The following mathematics course s have been approved as Senior Experie nc e courses : MTH 4210 , MTH 4410, MTH 4480, and MTH 4640. The course MTH 3240 doe not count toward a mathematics major or a mathematics minor . The tudent may choose to complete a mathematics major in one of the following concentrations : General Applied Mathematics Computer Science Mathematic s Education Probability and Statistics Theoretical Mathematics

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 The requirements for each are as follows . GENERAL Co CENTRATIO The general concentration in mathematics is design ed to meet the need of tudents with diverse math ematical interests or background, since it allows con iderable flexibility among upper-di vision course choices. Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core .................................................................... 15 One of the following three courses: CSI 1300 Compu ter Science I ................ . .... . ............................ 4 CSS 1247 Introduction to Programming: Visual Ba sic ................................ 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming : FORTRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 4 MTH 4390 Subtotal .... . Mathematics Senior Seminar ................................. . ... I . . 20 A minimum of 22 cre dit hour s chosen from MTH 2 140 • , or any upp er-divisio n mathem atics courses with the exception of MTH 3240 . The 22 cre dit h ours mu s t include at least 20 upper-division hours , a t least seven hours of 4000-level courses in m athematics, including at least one Senior Experience course in mathematics , and one of the following sequences: MTH 3110 and MTH 3 140• OR MTH 3110 and MTH 4110 OR MTH 3210 and MTH 3220 OR MTH 3420 an d MTH 3440 OR MTH 4 210 and MTH 4220 OR MTH 4410 and MTH 44 2 0 OR MTH 4480 and MTH 4490 Subtotal ............. . . . .... . .......... ....................................... 22 T o tal .................. . . ........................................... . ... 42 •No c r edit i s allowed for MTH 2140 ifMTH 3140 is also taken. APPLfED MATHEMATICS Co CE TRATION The concentration in applied mathematics is designed to meet the need of the scientific , technical, and computer-based economy and to prepare the student for graduate study. The department has made every effort to have state-of-the-art technologies and practices availa ble for student use and strongly recom mends that students interested in this concentration take sections of calculus using Mathematica. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course included in the major. Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core ........................................................ . .......... . 15 MTH 1510 Compute r Programming : FORTRA . .................................... 4 MTH 3 140 Linear Algebra . ..................................................... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics ................................ . ........... . . 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equations ....................................... .......... 4 MTH 3440 Partial Differential Equations ................ ........................... 4 MTH 4480 Numerica l Analysis I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTH 4490 Numerical Analysi s II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 4 MTH 4590 Applied Mathem atics Senior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Total ............................. . . . 44 It i s recomm ended that students take one or more of the following courses in ad dition to the require ments: MTH 3220, MTH 3250 , MTH 3470, MTH 4210, MTH 4410 , MTH 4420, and MTH 4450 . COMPUTER SCJE CE CONCE TRA TION Thi concentration is designed for the stu dent who wants to combine applied mathematics or statistics with computer science. The required computer science minor includes the core courses for the computer science major. A grade of "C" or better is requir ed in each course included in the major and in the required computer science minor. Required Courses Semester Hours Core . . . ................... . . ....................•............................ 15 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra ...................................................... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Stati s t ics ...................................... . . . . . ... 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equation s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 4 MTH 44 80 Numerical Analysis I . . . . . ......................................... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................................... . 16 Two of the following courses: MTH 3220 Design of Experim e nts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... 4 MTH 3440 Partial Differential Equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 4

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136 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES MTH 4210 Probability Theory ......•..........•...........•..........•....... . . . 4 MTH 4220 Stochastic Proc esses .......................................... ........ 4 MTI-1 4490 umetical Analysi s fl ....•......................•............ ... .... . . 4 Subto t a l ...........................•.............................. ............. 8 One of the following courses: MTH 4290 Senior Statistics Pro ject ............................................... I MT H 4390 Mathema t ics Senior eminar .......... , ..........•..........•....... . . . I MT H 4590 Applied Mathemati cs Senior Seminar ................•............. .... . . . I Subtotal ............................. . ..................... .. .................. I Total ............ ........ . . ............ ...................................... . 40 COMPUTER SerE CE MlNOR (REQ fRED FOR THE COMPUTER SCIE CE CONCE TRA TIO ) Required Courses Semest er H o ur s CS I 1 300 Com puter Sci ence I . .... ............................................. 4 CS I 2300 Co mputer S cience 2 ..............................•................... 4 CS I 2400 Compu ter Or ganization and Assembly L ang u age . . . . ............ . .... 4 CS I 3100 Discrete Mathem atic ...................................... ..... ...... 4 CS! 3300 Foundat i ons of File Structure s ............................. ....... ...... 4 One of the following courses: CS I 4250 Software Engin eering Principles ................ .....•................... 4 CSI 4300 Advance d D ata Struc t ures and Algorithm Analysis ........................... 4 Total H o ur s R eq uir e d for Minor ........................... . ...•.........•.. .. ... . . . 24 MATHEMATI CS EDUCATION CONCE TRATION The co ncentration in mathematics e du catio n is for the preparation of classroom teacher s of mathemat ics . Students s eekin g tea che r lic ensure i n mathematics mu t satisfy the profe sional education program requirements of the Co llege for pre-service seco nd ary mathematics t eachers in addition to all of the mathematics major requi r ements . Co nt ent competency must be shown for mathematics course credit that i s ten or mor e years old . A grade of "C" or b etter i s requi r e d in all cou r es included in the major. Teacher education programs are current l y undergoing review a nd may be modified dur ing 200 1-2002 . Students se ekin g teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure ection of this Catalog, pages 2 17232, and they should stay in regular contact with their advisors. Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core ......... . . ..................................... , . .................. 15 One of the following three courses: CS I 1 300 Compute r Science I ...............................•............. .... . 4 CSS 1 247 I ntroductio n to Programming: Visual B asic ....................... ... ... . . . 4 MTH 1510 Compu t e r Pr ogramming : FORTRAN ........................... .......... 4 Subto t al . . . . . . . . . . . .............................. ................ ..... .... 4 MTH 3110 Abstract Algebra I ..................................... . . . ........... 3 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra ................... ................................ . . . 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics .............................................. 4 MT H 3470 Introduction to Disc rete Mathematics and Modeling ........•................. 3 MTH 3650 Foundatio n s of Geometry .............................................. 3 MTH 4600 Semina r in Pr oblem Solving ............................... ............. I MTH 4640 History of Mathematic s .............................•..........•...... 4 Tota l.......... . ........................................................ 41 P ROFESS I O AL E D UCATION SEQUE CE lN SECO DARY MATHEMATICS (TO COMPLE ME ' T T H E MATHEMATICS ED CATIO CO CE TRATION) Stude nt seeking teaching lic ensure must take the following seque n ce of co urses and be admitte d to the teacher education program ( ee page 2 1 7-232). Students should pay particula r attention to co requi ites and pr erequis i tes. Required Courses Seme s t e r Hours EDS 3110a Proc esses of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools ............... 3 EDS 3120a Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary School s ........ ........... 2 EDS 3200 Educationa l P sychology Applied to Teaching ............................... 3 EDS 32 I ob StandardsB ased C urri cu lum , Assessment , and Classroom Managemen t in the Secon dary School ................................................ . . . . 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 EDS 3222b Field Experience in Mathematics Teaching , Materials Construction, and Classroom Management ...................... ........................ . 2 EDT 36JOC Applications of Educational Te chnology ................................. 2-3 Mat h e mati cs of the Secon d ary urriculum . ................... ... .......... 4 Teaching Secondary Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... ...... 3 Secondary Mathematics Field Experience .................................. 2 MTL 3620 MTL 3630d MTL 3638d MTL 4690 Student Teaching and Seminar : Secondary 7 -12 ............................ 12 RDG 3280 Teachi ng Literac y Skill Development in the Content Areas . ................ . . . 4 SED 3600 The Exceptional Learner in the Classroom .. ............ . .................. 3 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... ............ 43-44 a These two courses must be taken concur r ently. b These two courses must be taken conc urr e ntly. c A l t h o u g h EDT 3610 is requ ired, it i s expected that Mathe mati cs Education m a j ors will test o ut of thi s class by demonstrating the expected outcomes . d These two courses must be taken concurre ntly. PROBABILfTY AND STATISTICS CONCE TRATION The concentration in probabil ity and stat i s tic s stresses the application of the princ i ple s and met hods of statistics and probabil ity in the biological, physica l , an d soc ial sciences and engin e ering. This co n cen tration also prepares the stu dent for gradua t e stu dy. A grade of "C" or better is r equired in all courses inc lud e d i n the major. Required Course Semester Hours Basic Core .......................................... ...................... .... 15 MTH 1510 MTH 2140 Computer Programming : FORTRAN . ..... ..... ...........•.............. 4 Comp utat ional Matrix Algebra• ..........................•... ...... ..... 2 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics . .................................... . .... .... 4 MTH 3220 Design of Experiments ................................................ 4 MTH 3250 Optimization Techniques I ..•.......••........••......•••.......••..... 4 MTH 4210 Probability Theory ...... ...... ....................................... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . ...................................... 22 One of the following two course : MTH 4220 Stochastic Proc e ses ................. ....... ........... . .............. 4 MTH 4230 Applied and Computational Statistics ..................... . . .............. 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . 4 MTH 4290 Senio r Statisti cs Project ................................ . ......... I Total.. . .................................... . . . .... . . . . ........ 42 *MTH 3140 may be s ub stirutedfor MTH 2 140 . THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATION The co n ce ntrati on in theoretica l mathematics prepares the s tudent for furthe r s pe c i a lized s tudy a t the gra duate l evel as well as bein g a d apta ble to po itions in business, industry, and government. A gra d e of "C" or bett er i s r equire d in all cour es inc lud ed in the major. Required Courses Semester Hour Core.............. ................................ . .............. . ......... 15 MTH 2530 Introd uction to Mathemat i ca. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 MTH 3110 Abstrac t Algebra I ................................................... 3 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 4 MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I MTH 4410 Advanced Calculus I.. . ............................ . .. . ..... . . ...... 4 MTH 4420 Adva n ced Calculus ri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....•....... 3 A minimum of 7 credit hou rs chosen from any upper-divi s ion mathematic s courses . ........ ..... 7 Total .................. ....................................................... 39 Ml OR I N MATHEMATICS* Required Core Semester H ou r s MTH 1410 Calculus I. ........................... . .............. . ......... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus II ................... . . .................................... 4 One of the following courses: CS I 1300 Compute r Science I ..................... . ............................ 4 SS 1 247 Introduction to Programming: Visual Ba sic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ . 4

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138 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENC ES MTH 1510 Com puter Pro gramming : FORTRAN ... ........•...........•............. 4 Subtotal .................................................................... . . 12 ELECTIVES A minimum of I 0 hour s at lea st 7 of which mus t be upper-division. These I 0 hours may include MTH 2420, any upper-d ivisi on mathematics course except MTH 3240 , or any course approved by the Math ematical and Computer Science s Department. Elective ................................. .........•........................... l 0 Total .......................................................... ... ............ 22 *Note: A major that requires a min or in mathema ti cs can specify the co ur ses for uch a minor and the tota l h ours required may exceed the 22 hour t o tal list e d above . Pl ease co nsult the listings included w ith those maj ors . METEOROLOGY PROGRAM Meteorology is the science of the atmosphere . Modern meteorologi s t s are involved in weather observ ing, forecas tin g , research , and disse mination of weather information to the public . Meteorologists also study g lobal weather and climate , and inve stiga te the influence that human beings exert on Earth ' s cli mate . The forecasting laboratory includes a computerized observ ing station , daily weather maps, sa tel lite images, and access to the national weather databa se. The bachelor of cience degree in meteoro log y follows American Meteoro lo gical Society recommendation s for undergraduate programs. Students should co ntact a met eo rology faculty member to discu s degree programs , career opportunities, a nd g r aduate sc h ool options. Co nta ct the Earth and Atmospheric Scie nc es Department for additional infor mation . Meteorology Major for Bachelor of Science R equi r ed Courses Semester Hours MTR 2400 Introduction of Atmospheric Science ............. . ....................... 4 MTR 2 410 Weather Obse rving Systems ........................................... . 3 MT R 3400 Synoptic Meteorology ...................•..........•................. 4 MTR 3430 Atmosp heric Thermodynamics ..................................... ..... 3 MT R 3440 Physical Meteorology ..... ........ ............... ...•.......... • ...... 3 MTR 3450 Dyn amjc Met eorology ........ .................................. ...... 3 MTR 4400 Advanced Synoptic Meteorolo gy ..........•..........••................. 3 MT R 4440 Climato l ogy ........................................................ 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeorology ............................................. ....... 3 MTR 4600 Senior Re earch Seminar ................•..........•... . . .....••...... 3 Elective M eteorology Courses. . . ..... ...................... ...................... 8 Su bto tal .............................................. . ...•..........•........ 40 Required Mathematics Minor MTH 1410 Calc ulu s l.. . ....•...... . ........... 4 MTH !51 0 Compu t e r Pro gramming : FO RTRA ........................... ......... . 4 orCS ! 1300 Compu t er Science l ................... , , ... . . ....•...........•....... 4 MTH 2410 Ca lculu s II ..... ................. ....... ....................... ..... 4 MTH 2420 Ca lculus Ill. ..................................................... . . . 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Stati s tics ............................. .........•...... . 4 MTH 3420 Diffe r en tial Equations ..........................................•...... 4 Subtotal .....................................•.................. ..... , . . ...... 24 Additional Cour e Requirem e n ts• E G l 0 lO Fre hman Compo ition : The Essay ............. . .......... .... ......... .. 3 ENG l 020 Fre hman Comp osition: Analysis , R esea r ch , an d Docum entation .......•....... . 3 PHY 2311, 2321 General Ph ysics I and L a b .................... ...................... 5 PHY 2331, 2341 General Ph ysics ll and L a b ...........•............................. . 5 CHE 1 800 Gen e ral C h emjstry l .. ........................................•....... 4 Level l Communications ......................... .................................. 3 Level l.l Arts and Letters ....................... .................................... 6 Leve l II Histori cal. ... ............................................... ....••....... 3 Level ll Social Science ..................... ..... . ..............•.............. . . . . 6 Subtota l .. ... . ......... . ......... , .... . ..... . , ................................ 38 Approved Elective s .......... ........ ......................................... . . . 1 8 Total ...................... .................................................. 120 • Stud e nt s must cons ult a faculty advisor r eg arding Gen eral Studi es requir e m e nts.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 MINOR IN METEOR OL OGY Required Courses Semester Hours MTR 2400 Introduction to Atrno pheric Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 4 MTR 2410 Weather Ob serving Systems ............................................ 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorolo gy . . . . . . . . . .......................•.........•.... 4 Approved Electives .................................................... .......... . 9 Total....................................... . ......... .. ................... 20 MODERN L ANGUA GES D E P ARTMENT The Modem Languages Department offers a major program in modem languages; minor programs in French, German, and Spa n ish; and teacher education programs in a variety of combinations. Courses in other foreign languages and in occupationa l or professional field s are offered in order to meet student and community needs . ln addition, the department administers several education programs abroad, a well as certificate programs in basic French, German , and Spanish tudies and Spani s h translation. (For a major i n Spanish , see page 163 of this Catalog.) Registration for courses is in accordance with previous preparation . Consequently , students should reg i ter for for eign language co u rses as follows: No previous study, or less than one year in high sc h ool ! 0 10; s tud e nts with one year in high schoo l who feel their background is weak ! 0 10; one semester in college-! 020 ; one year in college-21 I 0 and/or 2310 for German and Spanish and 20 I 0 for French; two years in high schoo l 2 1 1 0 and/or 2310 for German and Spani s h and 2010 for French, or I 020 , if needed ; three years in hig h school or one and one-half years in college-2120 and/or 2320 for German and Spanish and 2020 for French ; or 2110 and/or 2310 for German and Spanish and 20 I 0 for French , if needed; four years in high school or two years in college-3000-level courses , or 2120 and/or 2320 for Germa n and Spanish and 2020 for French , if needed. The above regulations may not be applicab l e if students have had no professional instruction in their cho en fore i gn language within the pa st two years. Students can a! o take a test if the y feel that they have insufficient preparation for the required level or are not sure of that level. Elementary courses do not apply toward the major or minor requirements . Students seeking secondary credentials in French , German, or Spanish must satisfy the teacher educa tion program ofMSCD in addition to all of the major requirements . They must also demonstrate suffi cient mastery of the target language or languages through an appropriate proficiency exam. Modern Languages Major for Bachelor of A rts The Bachelor of Arts in Modem Languages degree may be completed by selecting either Option I or Option II. Students are advised into intermediate and advanced clas e in each language on the basis of individ u a l background an d need. OPTION I Thi s Mo d em Languages m ajor option requires a minimum of 42 hours in one modem language. Students p ursuing this option for the degree in Modem Language need a minor. For the l anguage emphasized, either French , German or Spanish , students must complete a minimum of 27 hours of course work and the three (3) credit hour Senior Experience after the core curriculum . No more than 12 hours may be taken at the 2000 level. The core curriculum of 12 hours in the chosen language must be taken as follows: Fre nch FRE 20 I 0 Intermediate French I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French II ..... ........... ................................ 3 FRE 2110 French Readin g and Conversation . . . . . . . . . ................... .... ...... 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introduction to Advanced French Studies ........... . . ..................... 3 Subtotal ............. . .............................•......................... . 12 German GER 2110 German Reading and Conve r sation . . . . . . ................................. 3 GER 2120 German Civilization .......................•.......... . .......•....... 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar. ... ......................... . . . 3 GER 2320 German Composition and Free Writing ................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . 12

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140 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES pan i s h S P A 2110 Intermedia t e Spanish ................ . ................................ 3 SPA 2120 Spani h R eading and Conversation .......•......................•...... . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Composition I. .................................... 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition II ....•..........•....... ....... ...... 3 Subtota l ............................................................... ....... 1 2 The remaining 30 hours to complete the 42 hours required must be taken with departme nt al approval and include the following : Advanced Language courses (3000 le vel)' ............•...........• ..........•... . . .... 9 Advanced language co urses ( 4000 leveJ) 2 ........................................ ...... 3 Literatur e/ culture courses (3000 / 4000 level) l .........•...... ....•...........•........ . 15 e nior Experience" ....... ....................... ....... . ............ ............. 3 Total .................................................................... .... . 42 1 Advanced Language Co ur ses (3000 level) : Frenc h FRE 3150, FRE 3310, FRE 3320 German-GER 3010, GE R 3150 , GER 3300 Spanish SPA 3110 , SPA 3140 , SPA 3150 2 Adva n ced language courses ( 4000 level) Frenc h FR 4010 taught by UCD Germa n GER 4020, GER 4210 Spanis h SPA 4010, SPA 4020 , SPA 4310 l Literature/Culture courses Frenc h FRE 3110 , FRE 3 1 20 , FRE 3550 , FRE 3560 , FRE 4520, FRE 4530 , FRE 4750 Germa n-GER 3200 , GE R 3210 , GER 3220 , GER 3230 , GE R 4200 Spanis h SPA 3200, SPA 3210 , SPA 3220 , SPA 3250, PA 3400 , SPA 3410 , S P A 3510 , SPA 3520 , SPA 4110 , SPA 4120 4Senior Experience course French-FRE 4520 , FRE 4530 , student teaching Gemmn GER 4400 , GER 4410 , stude nt te ach ing Spanis h SPA 4200 , S P A 4310 , s tudent teaching Students preparing for teacher licensure hould include the courses lis t e d under Option II teache r licen sure for their l anguage . They must comp l ete three cre dit s of MDL 4960 Teaching For eign Languages in the Seco ndary Schools . OPTio n This Mode m Lan guages major option requires a minimum of 60 hour s in any two modem languages. Students pu r suing this option for the degree of Modem L a n g u ages do not need a minor . For the language emphas i zed, either French , German or Spanish , students must com plet e a minimum of 42 hours of cour se work at t h e 2000-leve l or above . No mor e than 1 2 hour s may be taken at the 2000 level. (Stu dent s preparing for tea c her licensure may include the three (3) credits of MDL 4960-Teach ing For e ign Lan guages in the Secondary Schools in the 42 hour s if they o desire . ) To complete the 60hour require m ent, st udent s must take at l east 1 8 hour a t the 2 000l evel or above in a seco nd language . Students are advi se d into intermediate and advanced c l asse in each language o n the basis of indivi dual back groun d and need . The minimum 18 hours in each of the se cond languages mus t be taken as fol lows: French FRE 2010 FRE 2020 FRE 2 110 FRE 3010 Intermediate Fren ch I ......... . . . .................................... . 3 Int e rmediate French TI . ...... ....................•...•.....•••••.. .... 3 French R ea din g and Co n versatio n . ............. . .••............. .... .... 3 Introduction to Advanced French Studies .......... ........................ 3 French electives ( upper-division ) .......... ......................................... . 6 Subtota l . . . . . . . . . ............. .....•..........•...........•........... 1 8 German GER 2110 German Reading and Conversation ....................................... 3 GER 2120 German Civilization ..................... ......••..........•.......... 3 GER 23 1 0 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar ...................... ... ....... 3 GER 2320 German Compo ition and Free Writing ................................... 3 Germa n e l ectives { upper-division ) ............................ .••.........••.......... 6 Subtota l . . ...... . ..............•............. ........ ... o o •••••• o o . o o •• o •••••• 18

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 panish SPA 2110 Intermediate Spani s h .......................... . .... . ................. 3 SPA 2120 Spanish R eading and Conversati o n . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Compo s ition I ............... . ..................... 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Spanish elec tives ( upper-division ) ..................................... ........ . ..... . 6 Subtotal ... ......................................... . ......................... 1 8 The remaining hours to complete the 60 hours required must be taken with departmental approval. Teacher Licensure Teacher education programs are current l y undergoing review and may be modified during 200 1 -2002 . Studen t s seeking teacher licen ure should read the teacher licensure sections of this Catalog, pages 217 232, and they hould stay in regular contact with their advisors. For student eeking teacher licensure in modem languages (French , German , Spanish ), the courses in one of the following co ncentr ations are required. FRE CH Co CE TRATIO FOR TEACHER LICE SURE FRE 20 I 0 Intermediate French I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ . 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conver s ation ................. . ..... ....... . ........ 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introd uction to Advanced French Studie s .................. . . . ............. 3 F R E 3110 Survey of French Literature I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 FRE 3120 Survey of French Literatu r e II ... . ..................... ............... . . 3 FRE 3150 French Phonetics : Theory and Practice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 FRE 3310 Advanced French Compo s ition and Grammar ...................... : . . . . .... 3 FRE 3320 Advanced Conversation ................. . . . ........................... 3 FRE 3550 French Historical Perspective s ..... ................................ ..... 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Sociocultural Iss u es ................. . . ...... . . . . . ......... 3 MDL 4960 Teaching Foreign Language s in the S eco ndary chool s ....................... 3 Any 2 of the follow ing: FRE 45 2 0 Modem French Th e ater .......................................... . . ... 3 FRE 4530 The French ov el. ................. ............................... ... 3 FRE 4 7 50 Senior Seminar i n French Studie s .............. . ........ .... ............. 3 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . .......... ..... 42 GERMA ' CONCE ' TRA TION FOR TEACHER LICE SURE GER 2110 German Reading and Conversation . . .............•...... .... ............. 3 GER 2120 German Civilizat i on . ......... ..................................... . . . 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Gramm a r . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 GER 2320 German Composition and Fre e Writing ................. . ................ . 3 GER 3150 German Phonetics : Theory and Pra c tic e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GER 3210 Survey of German Literature I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 GER 3220 Survey of German Literature U ............. ........ ..................... 3 GER 3230 Contemporary German Writ e rs... . ......•..................... . . 3 GER 3300 Advanced German Granunar . ................ .......... . . . ........... . . 3 GE R 4200 Major German Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 GER 4210 Advanced Conversation: Pre s ent-day Germany . . . . . ......... 3 German Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................... . . 6 MDL 4960 Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schools . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . 3 Total. . ............. . ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 SPANISH Co CENTRAT IO FOR TEACHER LICENSURE S P A 2110 Intermediate Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . .............. ....... 3 SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Conver s ation . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar a nd Compo itio n I . ........ . . . . ........................ 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Comp osition II . ............ . . . . . .................. 3 SPA 3110 Advanced Con v ersati o n ............................................. . . 3 PA 3140 Advanced Compo si tion .................................•.............. 3 SPA 3150 Spanish Phonetics: Th e ory and Pra ctice ............................ . ...... 3

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142 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SPA 3200 Culture and Civilization of Spain -orSPA 3210 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization -orPA 3220 Folklore and Culture of the Mexican South we t ............................. 3 SPA 3250 Introduction to Literary Studie in Spanish ..................... . . .......... 3 SPA 3400 Survey of Spanish Literature I r SPA 3410 Survey of Spanish Literature II ........ ................................. . 3 SPA 4010 Advanced Spanish Writing and Grammar l. .............. ...... . ........... 3 PA SPA 4020 4110 Advanced Spanish Writing and Grammar II ...............•.........••..... 3 Contemporary Spanish Literature -orSPA 4120 Contemporary Latin-American Literature ............... ................... 3 MDL 4960 Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary Schools ......•.... . ........... 3 Total ......................................................................... 42 MINOR I FRE CH Required Courses Semester Hours FRE 20 I 0 lntennediate French I ................................•................ 3 FRE 2020 lntennediate French 11 .... ..........................•.... . ........ .... 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conve r sation ................ ... ... ....... . ......... 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introduction to Advanced French Studies ..... ............................. 3 FRE 3110 Survey of French Literature l -orFRE 3120 FRE 3550 -orSurvey of French Literature II French Hjstorical Perspectives .............................. ............ 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Sociocultural Issues ....................................... 3 French Electives• ........... .......................•...........•..........•...... 3 Total ................................................. ........................ 21 *Must be a c ours e at the 3000or 4000 leve/ . MINOR r GERMAN Required Courses Semester Hours GER 2110• Gennan Reading and Conversation.............. . ............... . 3 GER 2120• Gennan Civilization .................................................. 3 GER 2310• Gennan Vocabulary Building and Grammar................ . .......... . 3 GER 2320* Gennan Composition and Free Writing ....... . ............... . . ......... . 3 Subtotal ......................... .........................•................... 12 Select 1 of the following literature courses: GER 321 o•• Survey of German Literature I .......................................... 3 GER 3220** Survey of German Literature U . . .... ................••.................. 3 GER 3230** Contemporary German Writers ................ . ......................... 3 Subtotal .. ......... ............................ o •••••••••••• o •••••••••• o ••••••• 3 Select 2 of the following skills courses: GER 3010 Third-Year German Conver ation ........................................ 3 GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar .......................•..........•....... . 3 GER 3400 German for Business I .............................. .............. .... 3 GER 34 1 0 Translation Techniques for Scientific Materials .................... o o ••••••• 3 Subtotal ................................................... o •••••••••• o • ••••••• 6 Total . . ......... . ...... ............... . .............................. o •••••••• 21 *Higher-level course ma y be substituted with departmental approval. •• Fourth-year co urse may be substituted with departmemal approval . CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS A V All..ABLE : GERMAN TRANSLATIO PROGRAM GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar ................................ ...... ..... 3 GER 3400 Gennan for Business I ......................... ..•.................... 3 GER 3410 Translation Technique s for Scientific Materials ............................. 3 GER 4020 Advanced German Composition .................. ...... ........... . ..... 3 GER 4410 Advanced Translation Techniques . ............................•......... 3 For prerequisites and more information call Dr. Gudrun Clay, 303-556-2909

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 SPANISH TRA SLATIO PROGRAM SPA 3140 Advanced Composition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. .... ..... 3 SPA 3330 Spanish Social and Commercial Corre pondence ......................... ... 2 Three courses customized to fit the conce ntrat ion area of the student ......................... 9 For prerequisites and more information call Dr . Conway Olmsted , 303-556-2908 . BASIC COMPETE CY IN FRENCH FRE I 010 Elementary French I .......... ....................................... . 5 FRE I 020 Elementary French li ................................... .............. 5 FRE 20 I 0 Intermediate French I ................•................................ 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French II ................................................ 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conversation ....................................... 3 For more information call Dr. Ann Williams-Gascon or Alain D. Ranwez , 303-556-3011. BASIC COMPETE CY IN GERMAN GER 1010 Elementary German I ..................................... . ........... 5 GER 1020 Elementary German[] ................. . ...............•.............. 5 GER 2110 German Rea ding and Co n versation ... . ................................... 3 GER 2120 German Civilization ...........................•.................•.... 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar ................. , .............. 3 For more information call Dr. Gudrun lay , 303-556-2909 BASIC COMPETE CY IN SPANISH SPA 1010 Elementary Spanish I ................... ............ . . ................ 5 SPA I 020 Elementary Spanish 11 ...........................................•.... 5 SPA 2 110 Intermediate Spanish .................................. ............... 3 SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Co nversation .......... ............... . . . . .... • . ... 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Composition I ..................... ................ 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition fl ........ ............................ 3 For more information, call Dr . Conway Olmsted , 303-556-2908. MUSIC D EPARTMENT The Metropolitan State College of Denver is an accredited institutional member of the National Asso ciation of Schools of Music . The Mu ic Department offers a bachelor ofmu ic degree in mu ic, a bach elor of arts in music education, a bachelor of arts degree in music , and a minor in music. Music perfor mance and music education are professional degree programs designed for tudents wishing to prepare themselves for careers as music performers or teachers , and students pur uing these degrees are not required to complete a minor for graduation. Students must attain a grade of "C" or above in all music courses required for any major or minor. Students pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in music are required to complete a minor. The department also offer cour es designed for students wishing to enhance their general under tand ing and enjoyment of music . ln addition, mu ically talented tudents from all area of the College are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of large and small music ensembles, including band , orchestra, choir, jazz ensembles, and chamber mu sic. The music performance d egree program prepares student for further graduate study or for careers as performers or private stu dio teachers. To be admitted to thi s program, tudents must demonstrate the capabi lity of developing a high level of musicianship in performance by passing the music performanc e audition upon completion of MUS 1720, Private Instruction II. The music education degre e program prepares tudents for career teaching instrumental , chora l , and general music at levels K -12. Student s seeking this degree must satisfy all applicable requirements of the Department of Music and the School of Professional Studies teacher education program . In addi tion , student seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sectio ns of this Catalog, page 217-232 , and stay in regular contact with both a music and teacher education advisor. By taking an addi tional 12 hours beyond the bachelor' s degree (EDU 4190 and EDS 4290) , the student becomes eligible for K -12 licensure in the State of Colorado. With these additional 12 hours , this degree program i s approved by the Colorado State Department of Education and has full accreditation by the ational Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education . Further information, including examinatio n policies , procedures , and requirements , is provided in the departmental publication titled Advising Information. All music majors and minors should familiarize themselves with this publicati on . New and transfer stude nts wishing to major or minor in music should be prepared to take p l acement examinations in the areas of music theory and music history and to perform an audition in their primary

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144 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES performance area. For placemen t and audition ap pointmen t , co ntact the Department of Music at lea st two weeks befor e the beginning of the semester. Music Education Major for Bachelor of Arts Core Requir ements for all Music Education Majors Semester Hours MUS Ill 0 Music Th eory I .........................•....... ..................... 3 MUS 1120 Music Theory Lab I ................................... . .............. I MUS I 130 Music Theory 11 ...........••..........••..........•.........•. . .... . 3 MUS I 140 Music Theory Lab 11 . .......• .... .......••..........•.........••. ..... I MUS 2 I I 0 Music Theory ITI ..........••..........••.............. .... . ...••.... 3 MUS 2 1 20 Music Theory Lab Ill . ................................... .... ......... I MUS 2130 Music Theory IV . .... . ............... ............................... 3 MUS 2 I 40 Music Theory Lab IV ..... ...............•... . ......•.... .....••• ..•.. I MUS 1210 European Music Literature ........ ...................... .... . .......... 3 MUS 1 220 World Music Literature ...... . . . . ................ . ..•...... ....• . . . . . . 3 MUS 3210 Music History I . . . .... . . . .................... . . . . .................. . 3 MUS 3220 Music History II ..... .... .... ............. . ........ .......... ........ 3 MUS 17 I 0 Private Instruction I (Primary Performance Area ) ............ . . ..... . . . . . .... 2 MUS I 720 Private Ins tru ction fl (Primary P erformance Area) . . . . . . . ..•..... ...... . . .... 2 MUS 2710 Private Instruction fl1 (Primary Perfonnance Area ) . ...... . . .................. 2 MUS 2720 Private Instruction IV (Primary P erfonnance Area ) ................ .......... 2 MUS 3710 Private Ins tru ction V (Primary Perfonnance Area) . ............ . .... ..••... .. 2 MUS 3720 Private I nstruction Vl ( Prim ary P erfonna n ce Area) . . . ............... ... ... . . 2 MUS 16IA Class Voice I ........... . ................... ......••..... ....•...... I MUS 16tB••ctas s Piano I . . . ............... ............... ............... ....... I MUS 1628 •• Class Pia no ll ......... . . .... , ............ . ................. . . . ...... I MUS 26tB••ctass Piano W ....•..... . . ..••.........•••........... . . . . . . ......... I MUS 262B " "Ciass Piano I V .............................. . .......... ... .......... I Subtotal . ........................................... .... .................... 44-45 •Note: Stud e nts whos e prim ary p e rforma n ce area is voi ce do not n eed to take Clas s Voice/. ••Note: Stud e n ts w h ose prima ry p erfo rman ce area is pimw ma y e l e ct anoth e r are a o f stud y i n pla c e of class piano ; ho weve r , they s till m us t pas s the Piano Pr ofic i e n cy E x amination be fore e nrolling in MUS 3520 or MUS 3530. Ensemble Requirements Select 8 hours from the following : • • • MUS 2810 Ensemble .................. ............. . ............. .... ......... I MUS 38 1 0 Ensemble ................. . ........................ ....... ........ . I Subtotal ...... ............................................ ..................... 8 •••Note: Stud e nt s majoring in mu s i c e du c ation mu s t e nroll in the major e nsembl e in their con ce ntra tion during e a c h s e mester of studi o instru c tion or fit/1time r es id e nce , ex c ept when s tud e nt t e a c hing . Additiona ll y, s tudents are encouraged to enroll in a v ari e ty o f e n se mbl es outside of the ir m ajor area of s tud y. Music E duc ation Co ur ses MUS 2340 Foundations of Music E du cat i on .................... . . .... ..... .... .... . . 2 MUS 2440 Jazz Improvisation and P edagogy ................................ ........ 2 MUS 2650 Music Technology for Educators ......................•... . .......... ... I MUS 3 1 50 Instrumenta l and Choral Scoring and Arra n ging . . ............ .........•..... 3 MUS 3350 + Gene ral Mu s i c Methods and Material s .......................... .......... 2 MUS 3351 + Supervised Field Experience for General Music Methods and Materia l s . .......... I MUS 34 1 0 String Techniques and Materials ......... . ..... . ......................... I MUS 3420 Guitar Techniques and Materials ...... . . ....... .... . ..... ............... I MUS 3450 Brass Techniques and Materials ............................. . . . . ........ I MUS 3460 Percussion Technique s and Materials . ........ ................... . ........ I MUS 3510 Basic Co nductin g ................................ .......... .......... 2 MUS 4360 + Instrumental Music Methods and M a terial s ................................. 2 MUS 4361+ Supervised Field Experience for Instrumental Music Methods and Materials ....... I MUS 4370+ Vocal Music Methods and Materia l s ... .......................... . ........ 2 MUS 4371 + Supervised Field Experience for Vocal Music Methods and Materials ............ I Subt o tal . . ...................................................... ... ......... . . 23 + Note: The following classes are co r e quisites and must b e tak e n c on c urr e ntl y : MUS 3350 and MUS 3351 ; MUS 4360 and MUS 4361; and MUS 43 7 0 and MUS 43 7 1 . Profess ional Education Co ur ses EDS 311 o• Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools . .... .......... 3 EDS 3 1 20 Field Experiences in Multicu ltural Urban Secondary Schools . ........ .... . . . . . . 2

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 14 EDS 3200* Educational P sychology Applied to Teaching ............................... 3 RDG 3280 Teaching Literac y Skill D evelopment in the Content Areas . ................... 4 SED 3600 The Exceptional Leamer in the Clas sroom . . . . . . . . . ................... 3 Subtotal .............................................. . . . . ....•........ 14 *These courses are also General Studies-L evel//, Social Sciences . In addition , music education majors must select one of the following concentrations: C horal C onc e ntr ation MUS 3520 Choral Conducting and Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 MUS 4420 Vocal Peda gogy ......................... ............. . . . ............ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .......• . . ....................... 6 Ins trumental C onc e ntration MUS 3430 Woodwind Technique s and Material .. .................... ............... I MUS 3480 March i n g Ban d Te c hniques and Materials .... . .....................•...... I MUS 3530 Instrumental Conducting and Literature . . ................................. 3 Subtotal .............................................•.......... . .... . ..•...... 5 Ge neral Studi e s MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematic I (General Studies -Level I , Mathematics)........... . . 4 A dditional General Stud ies classes for the degree # . . . . . . . . . ........ ......... ........ 24 Subtotal ...................................................................... 28 #See the G e neral Studies section of this Catalog/or requirements . Six h o ur s of the profess i o n a l educati o n seq u e n ce can be applied to Gen e ral Studies. Core ............ . ...... .... ................................................ 44-45 Ensemble ....................... .............................................. . Music Education ...................•.................••........................ . 23 Professional Education ................................... ......... . .............. 14 Choral or Instrumental concentration . . . . . ... . . . ......... . ...................... 5-6 General Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .... 28 Total for th e Bachelor of Musi c Edu ca tion ................•.........•............. 122-124 Student Teachin g To beco m e licensed , recip i e nt s of the Bachelo r s of Music Education degree must complete EDU 4 1 90, EDS 4290, and satisfy all applicable requirement s of the teacher education and licen sure programs in the School ofProfe sional Studies . E D U 4190 Student Teaching and Seminar : Elementary K-6 ....••.............. . .•... . . . 6 EDS 4290 Student Teaching and Seminar : Secondary 7-12 ................. .. .......... 6 Total .......................................................... . .... .......... 12 Music Performance Major for Bachelor of M u s ic Core Requirement for all Music Performance Majors Seme s ter Hours MUS 1110 MUS I 120 MUS 1130 MUS I 140 MU 2110 MUS 2120 MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 1210 MUS 1220 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 1710 MUS 1720 MUS 2730 MUS 2740 MUS 3730 MUS 3740 MUS 4730 MUS 4740 Music Theory I ...................................... ................ 3 Music T heory Lab I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Music T h eory 11 . ...... . .... . . ............................... . . • ..... 3 Music Theory Lab II .... . ..•..... . .................... . ............... I Music Theory III ......................... . ....... . .......... ........ 3 Music Theory Lab Ill ................................................. I Music Theory TV . . . . . .............................................. . 3 Music T h eory Lab TV ........ .................•.................•..... I European Mu ic Literature .... . . . . ..................................... 3 World Music Literature ............................................... 3 Music History I ... .................................................. 3 Music History !I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 Private Instruction I (Primary Performance Area) .............. . ........ . .... 2 Private Instruction !I (Primary Per formance Area) ...................... ..... 2 Performance Ul (Primary Performance Area) ............... . . . .... . ........ 4 Performance TV (Primary Perf ormance Area) . . ............................ . 4 Performance V (Primary Perform ance Area) . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 4 Performance V1 ( Primary Perform ance Area) ...... . .................•...... 4 Performance VII (Primary Perform ance Area) .............................. 4 P erfo rmanc e VTIJ (Primary Performan ce Area) ......•................ ....... 4

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146 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Select two hours from the following : MU l61A* Class Voice I (Secon da ry P e rforman ce Area) ............ ................... l MUS 162A * Class Voice[] (Secondary Perfonnan ce Area) .....•........ . . .............. I MUS 1618 * Class Piano I (Secon dary Performan ce Area) ..... ..............•........... I MU 162B* Class Piano l1 (Secondary Perf ormance Area) ...... ......................... I MUS 161 K* Class Guitar I (Seco nd ary Performan ce Area) ............. .....•............ I MUS 162K* Class GuitarD (Secondary P erformance Area) .................... .......... I MUS 1710* Pr ivate Instruc t ion I (Seco ndary P erformance Area) ................ .......... 2 *Mu s t be Class Piano I and I1 unl ess s tudent is able to pass the Privat e Ins tru c t io n Audi t ion in piano . Exception: Students elec tin g the organ conce ntr ation must tak e Class Voice I and II unl ess they are able to pass the Private InstmClion Audition in voice . Se lect 1 2 hours from the foJlowing: MUS 2810 .. Ensem ble ...... .... .............................................. . . I MUS 38IO** E n se mble .................................. ............. ........... I •• E n se mbl es must be c hos en from those appropriate to the s111de nt's co n ce ntrati o n . Stud ents m ajo ring in music performan ce must enroll in an e nsemble during each se m es t er of full-time r es id ence. Addition ally, s tud ents are encouraged to e nroll i n a variety of e n sembles outside of their major area of study. MUS 3510 Basic Conducting ..............•..................................... 2 MUS 4790 Senior Rec i tal . . . ..... .... ......................................•.... I Tota l ......................................................................... 73 ln a ddition to the above cor e r eq uir e m ent, aJI music performance major s must se l ec t o n e of the foJlow ing e mphas es: VOI CE C O NCE TRATIO MUS 1400 Voca l Diction . ...................................................... 3 MUS 4420 Voca l P e dag ogy ........................................ . ............ 3 Total........ . .....................................••.........•..... 6 PIANO C O NCE TRA TlO N MUS 31 00 Counterpoint .................•............................. ... ...... 3 MUS 4410 Piano Pedagogy ..............................................••..... 3 Total .......................................... ................................ 6 ORGAN Co CE TRA TION MUS 3 1 00 Counterpoi nt. .....................................•.... . .....•...... 3 MUS 3520 Choral Conducting and Liter a tur e ... .... ................................. 3 Total . . .......................... . ...... .........•...........•................. 6 G TTA R Co cE TRAno MUS 3 I 00 Counterpoint. ........................... . . . . ... ... . . ................ 3 MUS 3150 lnstrun1ental and Choral Scoring and Arranging .....................•...... . 3 Total ............. ....... ................................ . ........... . ......... 6 WOODWIND, BRASS, S TRING O R P E R CUS 10 CONCEN TRA TIO MUS 3 I 50 Ins trumen tal and Choral Scoring and Arranging ............................. 3 MUS 3530 Instrumenta l Conducting and Literature ................•.................. 3 Total ................................... ................ . ....•........ . ........ 6 Bachelor of A rts in Music Core R equirements for aJI Mu sic Education M ajors Semester Hours MUS 1110 MUS 1120 MUS 1130 MUS 1140 MUS 2 110 MUS 2120 MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 1210 MUS 1220 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 1710 MUS 1720 MUS 2710 Music Theory I. .................................... . . . . ............. 3 Music Theory Lab I .............................. ................... . 1 Music Theory TI ..........•..........•...... . . . ..•................... 3 Music Theory Lab 11 ............ ..... ................................ . I Music Theory l1l .................................................... 3 Music Theory Lab ill ............................... ................ . . 1 Music Theory IV ........................... . . . ............... ....... 3 Music Theory Lab IV ................................... .............. I European Music Literature ............... . ...................•....... . . 3 World M u sic Literature .............. ... . .................. ........... 3 Music His tory I ..................................................... 3 Music History n .................... ..... .. ...... .................... 3 Pri vate Instructi o n I (Primary Perform ance Area) ............................ 2 Private Instru c t ion D (Primary P e r formance Area) .....•..................... 2 Pri va te Instruction ill ( Primary Performance Area) .....• , ........••......... . 2

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 14 MUS 2720 Private I nstruction rY ( Primary Performance Area) ........•.... . ....•....... 2 MU 1618 Clas Piano I ........................................ . . . . . .......... 1 MU 1628 Class Piano 11 ............................... . .......... . ............ 1 Select six (6) houn; from the following : • MU 2810• Ensemble .......................•................•................. 1 MU 3 10• Ensemble ..................................................• ....... 1 Upper-division elective in Music Theory , H istory , Literatur e or P edagogy .................... . 3 MUS 4950 Senior Project. ....................................... . .... . ......... 3 Total ............................................ ... .......................... 50 •Note : These c ourse number s ma y b e r epea ted for credit. All 6 h ours ma y be earned in an y one course number or in an y co mbination of the above numb ers. Additionally , s tud ents are e n co uraged to enroll in a variety of ensembles outside of their major area of s tudy. Ml ORI M I C Required Coun;es emester Houn; MU 1110 Music Theory 1. ........••........•............... . .•.. . ....... . . .... 3 MU 1120 Music Theory Lab I ........................••.................•...... 1 MUS 1130 Music Theory ll .......................... ........................... 3 MU 1140 Music Theory Lab 11 .....••.......••.....•..••......•••........•...... 1 MUS 2110 Music Theory lli ................... . ........ . . . ....... . ............. 3 MU 2120 Mu ic Theory Lab lll ................ ................... .............. 1 MU 1210 European Mu ic Literature ............................•.........•...... 3 MUS 1220 World Mu ic Literature ................................ . , ............. 3 MU 171 0 Private Instruction 1 (Primary P erformance Area) ............•........•...... 2 MUS 1720 Private In t.ruction 11 (Primary Performance Area) ........ ................... 2 Upper-Division Elective in Music Theory, History , Literature , or Pedagogy .............•...... 3 elect two houn; from the following : MU 2 1 o• Ensemble . .............•.................••........•........••..... 1 MUS 3 1 o• Ensemble . . . .......................................•............... 1 Total ......................................................................... 27 • Note : These course numb ers ma y be repeated for c r e dit. ATIVE AME RICAN ST DIE MIN OR Thi is a min or i n ten d e d for those students int erested in s tud ying ative America n s with pec i fic f oc u in his t ory , culture , politics a nd current i ues ofindigenou peop l es within the United State . The minor provi d es an opportunity for student to bring a unique multidisciplinary perspective to their already choen area of intere t. The minor i offered by the Political Science D epartment (see page 150) . Required Coun;es Semester Houn; AS 1000 Introduction to ativc American tudies . ................................. 3 AS 3200 ative American Politics .. ......................... ........ . . ........ . 3 (P c 3200) Subtotal ........................................... ............................ 6 Choose three of the following coun;es: ANT 3310 Ethnogra p hy of orth American Indians ..........•.......••....... .•..... . 3 A T 3610 Archaeology of orth America .................•........................ 3 E G 2240 ative American Literatures ............................•........•...... 3 HI 3090 ative Americans in American History . ............... ............•...... 3 AS 3300 Land Use, Culture and Conflict ... . . . . .... . . ............................ 3 (GEGIP C 3300) Subtotal ....................................................................... 9 Choose two of the following coun;e : A T 3340 ative Americans in Historical Perspective .......•.......••........•...... 3 T 3660 Ancient American Civilizations . . . . .... . . . . . . ........................... 3 ART 3090 An and Cultural Heritage ..............................•............... 3 AS 1930 Hi s tory of I ndigenous/Hi s panic Americ ans ................... . ............. 3 (HI 1930 ) AS 2100 Women of Color .......... , ................... . . . . . .... . ............. 3 (AA /CHS/ lCS/WMS 2100) Subtotal ..... ................................... , .................•............ 6 Total for minor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ................... 21

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148 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ln add ition to the courses listed , there may b e other clas es offe red und er the variable topic , omnibus or internship heading that are appropriate for this minor. Such cia es may be u bsti tuted for courses Lis ted above in a n y of the categories by the faculty member coordina tin g th e minor within the Political Sci ence Department. The same is true for classes transferred from ot h er institutio ns. PIDLOSOPH Y DEPARTMENT Philosophical questions a r e of the most enduring intere t becau e they are fundamental t o our intellec tual and practical concerns. As a critical investigation into the assu mp tions and implic ations associated with all disciplin e , prulosophy is interdi ciplinary in character . H owever , thi type of inquiry r e quires technical concepts and methods , so it takes on the character of a specialized disc ipline . Prulosophical inquiry is a n interaction b etween speculative and critica l thoug ht , recognizing no pr e-estab l js hed limits in its interes t s or its critica l examinations . Therefore , philo ophy a a study program enlarges the stu d ent ' s horizon s of ideas throughout the va riou s disc iplin es in the College , w hile pro v iding the critical kill necessary to analyze and synthesize these ideas . It enco ura ges students to exp l ore c r ea tively the full range of phil osophica l opti ons, to co nsid e r alternate p oi nt s of view, and to delve into profound i sues. B eca us e of the s ubject matter , attitude , and m e thod s e mplo ye d in phi l osophy , the s tudent will be muc h better prepared for l eadersrup in per so n a l life, civ i c re pon s ibiliti es , and pur s uit of a career. In addit ion to offering a var i ety of courses for stude nt s who are plannin g to take only one o r two co ur ses in philosophy, the departme nt offers two programs, both of whic h feature flexibility and individualized training: • A major for students seeking a so lid, general training/backgro und that ca n serve either as a b as i s for graduate studies in such varied areas as philo ophy , the hum a n ities , l aw, m edicine, bu s ine ss, and urb an planning and development , or a a b a is for a caree r in which the s pec ia l ize d training required is pro v ided by the employer , such as careers in corporate manageme nt , government , pol itics , b anking , or ed u ca tion . • A minor for tudents w h o ha v e already cho en a career and seek to comp lem ent their specialized trai n i n g/background with the opportunities afforded by philosophy to increase th eir career options and ge n erally to increase the quality of their l ives. Students who either major or minor in philosophy are encouraged to take Unive r sity of Colorado at Den v er co ur ses that contrib ute to the requirements o r the balance of their philosop h y experience. These students should consult the chair of the Philosophy Department at M CD when plannin g to take Uni versity of Co l orado at D e n ve r courses. Philosophy Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Cou rse s Semester Hours PHl 1 440 Logic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ..•.............................. . . . . . 3 PHI 3000 Hi s tory of Greek Philosophy ................. ...•.................. .... 3 PHl 3020 History of Modem Philosop hy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . 3 PHI 4 1 00 Senio r Seminar ..................... ..........•.............. .... . . . . 3 T o tal ... ................................... ... ............ ........ . Additio n a l Cour s e Subject Areas Required Lower-Division : ....... 1 2 Introduc t ory C o urses ....... . . . ..... . ................................ .... .......... 6 U pp e r Divis i o n : Metaphy s ic s a n d/or Epistemol ogy .................. . ................... . ............. 3 Ethics and/or Social Philosophy . .......................................... . ......... 3 On e philos o phi ca l problem , on e philo s opher , or one philo s ophical mo v ement .................. 3 One c our s e relati ng philosophy to another field , s uch as reli g ion , art , s cience , or history ... . .... . . 3 T o tal ......... ....... .. ........................................... . ........... 18 A dditional Electiv e s a t Any L e v e l ( elected in co n ultation with and approved b y the Philo s ophy Department ) ............. . . .... . 6 T o t a l ............... . . . . . . . ............ ..... . ..................••............. 36 MINOR lN PHlLOSOPHY Required Course Semester Hours PHI I 010 Introduction t o Philo s oph y .....................•....................... 3 PHI I 030 E thics . . . . ..................................... .... . . • ...... ..... . 3 PHI I I I 0 Lan g uage, Logic a nd P e rsua s ion ............... . ..•......... .... ......... 3 T o tal........... . . . . . . . . . . . .................•............. ...... .... 9

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 14 Electives A minimum of II addi tion a l semes ter hours of which 7 are uppe r -division courses in philosophy selected in consultation with and approved by the Philosophy Department to make a total of 20 semester hours. PHYSICS DEPARTMENT The Physics Department offers course work leading to a bachelor of science and to a bachelor of art degree . Minors in physics and theoretical physics are also offered . Undergraduates preparing for work in industry or for gradua te study should take the bachelor of science in physics. The Physics Department is taught jointly by the facultie of MSCD and the University of Colorado at Denver . MSCD students will receive instruction from the faculty of both institutions. The Phy sics Department also offers courses in astronomy, which are de igned primarily as ge n eral interest cour es. Physics Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Semester H ours PHY 23 II General Ph ysics I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 2331 General Physics II . . .............. . . .......... . . ........... .•........ 4 PHY 2321 Genera l Ph ysics I Laboratory ..... ...................................... I PHY 2341 General P hysics II Laboratory ... ....................................... I PHY 2811 Modem Physics ................. . ............... .................... 3 PHY 2820 Classica l Ph ysics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PHY 3211 Analytical Mechanic s ................. ................ . ............. . . 4 PHY 3810 Quantum Mechanics...................... ........... . ... . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . ....................................................... 23 Required Option ( Select A or B ) Option A: PHY 3711 PHY 4721 PHY 4920 Physics Laboratory I. . .................... ... . ........................ 2 Advanced Physics II Laboratory ......................................... 2 Physics Senior Seminar .................. ............................. I Option B : PHY 4610 Comp utat ional Physic s I ...... ......................................... 2 PHY 4620 Computational Physic II .........•.........•................... ... ... . 2 PHY 4920 Physics Senior eminar .............................................. . 1 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. .......... 5 Electives A minimum of 10 additional semester hours of upper-division physics courses se le c ted in co n s ult ation with and approved by the Physics Department. ...... ......................... 10 Total . .............. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 38 A one-year sequence of PHY 2010 -PHY 2020 -PHY 2030 -PHY 2040 ma y be s ub stituted for the PHY 2311-PHY 2331-PHY 2321-PHY 2341 requir e m e nts with the c onse/11 of the Physics Departm e nt . Students are urged to take one year of genera l c h emistry and one year of electronics. These co urses sho uld be chosen in consultatio n with the student's advisor in the Phy s ics Departm e lll . Physics Major for Bachelor of Science Requir ed Courses Semester Hours PHY 2311 General Physi cs I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 4 PHY 2331 General Ph ysics 11 .................... ................. .... .......... 4 PHY 2321 General Physics I Labo r atory . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 1 PHY 2341 General Physics II Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PHY 2811 Modern Physics ..................................................... 3 PHY 2820 Classical Phy sics ......... . . ...•........•............... . ............ 3 PHY 3211 Analytical Mechanic ..................... . . . . ...... . ................. 4 PHY 3331 Electricity and Magnetism ................................... . ......... 4 PHY 3411 Thermal Ph ysics ..................................................... 3 PHY 3 711 Physics Laboratory 1. ...................... • ............. ............. 2 PHY 3 10 Quantum Mechanics I. ............................................ .... 3 PHY 4810 Atomic and Molecular Structure............... . ... . ............. 3 Requir ed Option (Select A or B) Option A : PHY 4 711 Advanced Physic s 1 Laboratory PHY 4 721 Advanced Physic s ll Laboratory . ...... •........•.......••...... . ... 2 . ....... ..•............. ............. . 2

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150 S C HOOL O F LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES PHY 4920 Phy sics Senior Semin ar ...........•...........•.............. . ........ I Option 8 : PHY 4610 PHY 4620 PHY 4920 Electives Computational Ph ysi cs I ...........•................................... 2 Computational Ph ysi cs II .............................................. 2 Physic s Senior Seminar ...................................... ......... I A m i nimum of 8 additional semester hours in upper-d ivis ion phy s ics courses must be selected in co n s ultation with and approved b y the Physic s Department. ........................... . .... 8 T ot al ......................................................................... 48 A o n e-year sequence of PHY 20 10-PHY 2020-PHY 2030-PHY 2 040 ma y be s ubstituted for the PHY 2311PHY 2331PHY 2321PHY 2341 r e quir e m e m s with the co ns e nt of the Physi cs Department . The s tude n t is urg ed to take one year of general c hemi s try and one yea r of e l ectronics . It is reco m mended t h at s tud e nts tak e PHY 3110 and PHY 3120 as electives unl ess the s tud e nt is al so a mathematics major . These co ur ses s h o uld be chose n in co n s ultat io n wit h the st ud e m's advisor in the Physi cs D epartme/11. MrNOR r PHYSICS R e quired Cours es Se m ester Hours PHY 231 I Genera l Ph ysics I . . . . . . ....... , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 2331 Gene r a l Ph ysics II ........................... ....... . . ....... . . ..... . 4 PHY 2321 Genera l Physics I Laboratory .......•...........•.... . .....•. . . ......... I PHY 2341 General P hysics Tl Laboratory .......................................... I PHY 2811 Modem Physics ........................... .......................... 3 PHY 28 2 0 Classical Ph ysics . ................................................... 3 A minimum of 8 additional semester hours in upper-division physics cour ses must be se l ected in co n s ultation and approved by the Phy sics Department ............................ . ....... 8 Total ........................... . ............................................. 24 A o neyea r sequence of PHY 20/0-PHY 2020-PHY 2030-PHY 2040 may be s ubstituted for the PHY 2311-PHY 2331PHY 2321PHY 234 1 requiremems with the consent of the Physi cs D epar tm e nt . M lN OR l THE ORETICAL PHYS IC S Students entering this program are expected to have facility in using ordinary d iffe r ential eq u atio ns, vector calcu l u , and linear algebra. These skills are normally acquired in MTH 2420, MTH 314 0 , a nd MTH 3420 o r in PHY 3 l l 0 an d PHY 3120. With the consent of the Physics Department, student with trong backgrounds in ph ysics may elect n o t to complete P HY 2311 and PHY 2331 and may substitute 8 emester credit hours o f ap pr ove d ph ys i cs elective . Required Courses Semester Hours PHY 2311 General P hysics I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. 4 PHY 2331 Genera l Physics II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 3211 Analytical Mechanic s ............•.................................... 4 PHY 3331 Electricity and Magnetism ................... . , ....... . ................ 4 PHY 34 1 1 Therma l Ph ysics ........................................ , . .... . ...... 3 PHY 46 I 0 Compu t atio n a l Physics l. ......... , ................................... . 2 PHY 4630 Continuu m P hysics . ................................................. . 3 Total . ............ .... . . .... . . . .................................. ....... . . .... 24 POLITICAL SCIEN C E D E PARTMENT The study o f p olitical scie n ce is mainly the stu d y of governments: their social a nd economi c e n v iron ments , how they are organized , how and why they decide upon and carry o u t pol i c i es, and h ow nation states interact on the world scene . It also includes the study of political ideas an d v alu es , past an d pr e sent, citize n behavior, and recent trends in methods of research an d analysis aim e d a t enlarging our knowledge of p olitical processes. In thi eo e , the Political Science Departme n t provides students with the per pective an d backgro und neces sary to understand the complex and often coofu ing reality of p olitics. To focu t h at search for understanding , each political cience major will select a c onc entratio n either in American politics or internationa l/c omparative politics . Course listi n gs for each area are available in the department o ffice . The department also houses the College's public administration p r ogram and urba n stu d ies mino r pro gram.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 Pre la w The Political Science Departmen t also offe r s pr elaw advising to all stu dent s at the College, regardle s of a tudent ' s major field of s tudy . I f you are thinking of a pplyin g to law sc hool or would like more info nnation on the LSAT or law schools , plea e co n tact the College's prelaw ad v i or in the department. Political Science Major for Bach e lor of Arts Required Courses Semester Hours P C I 0 10 America n ational Govern ment. .................... . . . . . . .... .......... 3 PSC I 020 Political Systems and Ideas ...... ....................................... 3 PSC 2020 Conducting P olitical Analysis -or P SY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral cien ces . .....•............ 3 P SC 3050 Political Th eory .............. . . . . . . .... ................•.......... . . 3 P C 4020 Specia l Studies ( Senior Experience) .................................... . . 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 15 Electives A minimum of21 additional se m ester hour s of politi ca l scie n ce mu st be co mpl ete d . At lea st 1 8 of these 2 1 hour s must be up per-di vision courses (3000and 4000-leve l ) a nd mus t be ap proved b y tbe depart ment. Generally , stude n ts may apply only 1 2 h ours of credit in nonclassroom courses t owar d tbe major as approved e l ectives . Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .... . 2 1 Tot a l..... . . . .... . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 36 Course Distri but ion an d Area Concentration Of the 2 1 e le ctive hours in pol itical science, 1 2 mu t be in the s tud en t ' s primary area of study: Ameri can politic s or international/comparative politics. A mi nimum of 3 hours mus t be dra w n from the remaini n g area of conce ntration and 6 hours can b e selecte d a t the student's disc ret ion. POLITICAL SCIENCE MINOR Required Courses Semester Hours PSC I 0 10 American ational Government ....... ................................ . . 3 PSC I 020 Political Systems and Idea ................. ............................ 3 PSC 3050 Political Theory . .................. ........................ .......... 3 Subt o tal ... . ............... . ......... . . .... ............... ... .. ... . . ........... 9 Electives A minimum of 12 a dditional semester hours a r e required in political scienc e courses. At least 9 of tbese 12 hours must be in upper-d ivision courses (3000 and 4000-level) and must be approve d by tbe depart ment. Generally , students ma y apply only 6 hour s of credit in noncla room courses toward tbe major as app ro ved electives . S ubt o tal ..... . ...... ... .... .. ... . . .... . . .... ................ . . ..... . . . 12 T o tal ...... .. ................. . . . . . ..................... . ..... .... . . . . . .... . . . 2 1 PUBLI C A D MIN I STRATI O N MINOR Public administration i s the stud y of governmental organization , their management , and how govern ment po lici es are forn1Ul a t ed and carried out. Th e Politic a l Scienc e Department offe r s a minor in public administration available to s tudents interested in a ca reer i n gove rnment serv ice , to students pre se ntly employed in government who wi h to increa e their skills and job s tatus, and to students plan ning to take postgraduate work in public admini s trat io n . Requir e d Courses Semester Hours B asic courses required for all public administra t ion minors: P C I 0 10 American a tiona! Govern m en t ......... . ...... . ...... . . . ............. . . 3 P C 3020 Introduction to Public Admini tration . ........••..... . .................... 3 Two of the following courses: PS 3220 Public Poli cy ............... ............................... ....... . . 3 PSC 3240 Intergovernmental Relations ............ . . . ....... ..... ................. 3 P C 3260 Politics of B udgeting ...... . . ....................... . ....... .......... 3 PSC 3280 Public Per sonnel Administration ........... ... .... . ... ... ....... . . . ...... 3 ACC 3200 Governmental Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ............. 3 One o f tbe following courses: CMS 20 I 0 Principles of lnformation Systems ........ . . .•........•........ • ........ . 3 MTH 1 210 Introduction to Statistics ... . ......... . . ......................... . . . . . . . 4 Int erns hip PSC 4120 or Sub s titute Course (minimum) ................. . . ....... .......... 3 Total..... ........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 18-19

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152 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES A governmental intern hip will be required of all students for a minimum of one semester and a mini mum of three seme ter hours . Thi requirement may be waived for students with at least one calendar year of administrative work experience in a government agency . It is recommended tha t pub lic administration minors also take a course in both public speaking and in technical writing. Also avai l able to students is a program of courses leading to a recognition of completion award in pub lic administration pre ented b y the Political Science Department. Students may earn the award by suc cessfully completing a se l ection of courses amounting to 21 seme ter hours . Contact the Political Sci ence Department for details. Intern hip s Ln addition to scheduled c l asse , political science students are encouraged to enroll for at lea tone off campus i n ternship . Students may receive credit for practical work experience in various areas of gov ernment service. Placement in a governmental position may be initiated by the student, Cooperative Education , or the Political Science Department. interested students hould contact the Political Science Department for details. Courses with Varia bl e T opic s ot Listed among the regu l ar courses are a variety of topics course and selfpaced cour es tha t are offered eac h semester and give the s tudent a greater variety of choice . Please be sure to check the cur rent Class Schedul e for these cia ses, which can be repeated for credit under different title . Was hin g ton , D .C., Prog r a m During the summer session, the department offers a pecial program in Wa hington, D.C., aimed at pro viding students with a uniq u e perspective on the nation's political ystem. The program combines on campus meetings and releva n t readings with a module held in Washington. Please contact the de p art ment abo u t this program. Also , the department works with students interested in an intern hip in Washington , D.C. , during summer, fall , or spring semesters . Golda Meir Cente r for PoUtical Leade r s hip The Gol d a Meir Center for P olitical Lea d e r ship is connected to the historic Golda Meir House o n the Auraria campus. The center is organized and operated through the Political Science Department. The center' purpose is to develop programs that examine the role of leaders and leadership at all levels of the politica l process; blend together theoretical and applied po l itics ; and emphasize voices and per spectives t h at expand the boundaries of tradit i onal leadership ana l ysis . C E R TIFICA T E PROGRAM AVAILABLE: PUBLIC ADMINISTRA TIO PSC 1010 American ational Government .................. ..................•.... 3 PSC 3000 American State and Local Government. ................................... 3 PSC 3020 Introduction to Public Administration .............. .......•............... 3 PSC 3260 Politics of Budgeting ................................................. 3 PSC 3280 Public Personnel Admini tration ......................................... 3 Elective Requirements (Choose two of the following) PSC 3160 Readings in P olitical Science and Public Administration ......... ............ 1-3 PSC 3220 Public Policy ....................................................... 3 PSC 3240 Intergovernment al Relation ......... . . ................................. 3 For additional requirements, call Dr . John Regnell , 303-556-3220 or Dr. orrnan Provizer , 303-5563157 . U RB AN S T DI ES MINOR ( see page 169 of this C atal og) PSYCHOLOGY D EPARTMENT Psychology D epartment student outcome goals: Upon comp l etion of a degree program in psychology tudents will be able to: • Demonstrate a knowle d ge of the major historical contributions and themes, basic principles , cur rent i ssues, and emerging developments in psychology . • Communicate knowledge of the field of psychology both orally and in writing, the latter follow ing the American Psychological A sociation guidelines. • Relate psychological pri n ciples and methodology to the prob l ems and issues in other discipl i nes.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 • Conduct independently a basic literature search on a given problem in p ychology and integrate this new information into a coherent u n derstanding of the basic issues relating to thi prob l em. • Apply the fundamentals of research methodology and statistical analy is to the interpretation and evaluation of re earch report s. • Expres an appreciation for the value of p ychological knowledge in improving our world and for individual differences and univer al commonaltie in human experience . The major or minor program is to be planned in consultation with an advi o r from the Psychology Department by the beginning of the junior year or upon transfer into the department. P sy cholo gy M ajor for Bach e lor of A rt s R equired Courses Semester Hours PSY I 00 I Introductory Psychology ............................................... 3 PSY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Science .......... ......... 3 PSY 2320 Inferential Stati stic .....................................•. . .......... 3 P Y 3310 Psychological Research Methods I ............................ . .......... 3 PSY 3320 Psychological Research Methods II . . . . . . . . . ......................... 3 PSY 4510 History and Sy terns of Psychology ...................................... 3 Subtotal ......................... ...... ................•.........•............ 18 In addition , tudent must choose one course from each category: Social PSY PSY PSY PSY 2 150 2410 3050 3470 Experimental PSY 3570 PSY 3590 PSY 4300 PSY 4310 PSY 4390 Cross-C ultural Psychology ........................................... . . 3 ocial Psycholo gy ... ................................................ 3 Psychology of Gender ................................................ 3 Psychology of Violence an d Aggression .......................... . ........ 3 Cognitive P sychology ...................... . . ............. . ........... 3 Theories of Motivation ..................•..................•.......... 3 ensation and Perception .............................................. 3 Physiological P ychology ...................................•.......... 3 Psychology of Learning ........... .................................... 3 Cli nicaVPers onality PSY 2160 Personality and Adjustment ........... . ................................ 3 PSY 3000 Theories of Person ality ...................•...... . ..•.................. 3 P Y 3100 Psychology of Counseling . . . . . . . . . . .................................. 3 PSY 3620 Abnormal P sychology . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Developmental PSY 2210 P ycho logy of Human Development. ............................. ........ 3 PSY 3250 Child Psychology ........................•........•........•......... 3 PSY 3260 P ychology of Adole cence ............................................ 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging ............................................... .. 3 Subtotal ................................•..... . ............•. . . . . . ............ 12 Total ......................................... . ............................... 30 Electives: A minimum of 15 additional emester hours in psychology courses elected in consultation with and approved by a Ps ychology Department advisor, making a total of 45 hours in p sychology. No more than 9 of these hour s may be PSY 2950 courses , and no more than 6 of these hours may be PSY 4980. The maximum number of hours in psychol ogy a student may count toward a bachelor of arts degree is 60. Subtotal ...... ............................................................... . 15 Total Hours Required for the Major ................... . . .................... 45 Additional Requirement 810 1000 Human Biol ogy for on-Majors ......................................... 3 -{)f -810 I 080 Genera l Introdu ction to Biolog y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 810 I 090 General Introdu ction to Biology Laboratory ................................ I or equivalent This additional requirement may be applied toward General Studies , the minor, or degree electives. Students considering advanced degree should be aware that, in addition to course work in the areas li ted above, graduate programs often have specific undergrad u ate course prerequisites. Require d or

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154 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES recommended courses, depending on the graduate program , include Theories of Person ality, Abnormal P ychology, Psychology of Learning , Child P sychology, Physiological Psychology, Indu strial P sy chol ogy , Sen arion and Perception, Cooperative E du cation in Psychology, Teaching of P sychology, and Advanced Stat istics. Therefore , students should con ult with a P sychology Departm ent adviso r to choose a pprop riate p ychology electives. Students interested in the gerontology co n centration must select a minimum of 30 hours (s ee list under Sociology Departm e nt , gerontology concentration) in addition to the 30 hours of required courses for the p sychol og y major . This mu st b e done i n consultation with and a ppr oved by a P sychology Depart m e nt advisor. The ge rontology concentration may be applied in lieu of the 15 e l ective hours in the p sy chology major and the minor requirement. Students may not count the arne course twice towar d meet ing req uirement s in both the m ajor and the gerontology concentration; different courses must b e chosen to com plete the major hours and the gerontology hours . In meeting the requirements for the psychology major ( d e cri bed above) , transfer s tudent s must take a minimum of 1 5 semester hours of psychology course work at MSCD , of which at l east 9 must be u pp er divi sio n c r e dits. Transfer s tudent s mu s t ha ve completed both se me s t ers of a two-seme s ter introductory p syc ho l ogy cour e for equivalence to exist. Three hours will count toward the m ajor or minor; thre e, as electiv es to graduate. N OTE: The Psychology Departm ent do es not count CLEP c r e dit toward the tota l number of se m es t er hours requ i r ed for the major or minor ; extra course work is n ecess ary to make up the difference. The P sychology D epartment does not accept correspondence s tudy courses toward the total number of sem ester hours required for a maj or or minor. Ho wever, borh CLEP and corres ponden ce study credit can co unt toward the degree. Stud ents w ho wish to use psychology courses to fulfill General Studies, college degree requirements or an interdi ciplinary major or minor must earn additional hours to ful fill the tota l hour s for ei ther the major or minor in psychology . The only excep tions are : PSY 4510, H is tory and Systems of Psychology , w hich ma y be used as a Senior Experience wit h out being replaced in the major or minor ; and PSY 3170, Multicultural Servi ce Learning , which may be used to meet the Mul ticultural requirem e nt wi thout being replaced in the major or minor. Please cons ult with an advisor. MlNOR lN PSYCHOLOGY Required Courses Semester H o urs PSY I 00 I Introductory Psycholo gy ......... . . .............. . ..................... 3 PSY 4510 History and System s of P syc hology ...................................... 3 In a dditi on to the se two required courses , students must take at least one course eac h from any two of the four categories listed on the previous page under : ocial , Experimental , Clinical/Pe r sonality, and Developmental. Subto t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 6 ELECTIVE COURSES In a ddition t o the required cour s es , students mus t tak e 1 2 se me s ter hour s of PSY co ur ses chosen from tho e l isted under the major or other d epartme n t offering s ................................. 1 2 To/a/ H ours R eq uired for the Minor ................................................. 24 No mor e than 6 semes ter hours may be PSY 2950 variab l e topic s co urses , no more than 3 semester hours may be PSY 3970 Practicum, and at least two elective in psychology (6 seme ter hours) taken at MSCD must b e upper-di vision. See also the NOTE in the pre ceding P syc hology Department section. H OLIS TI C HEALTH AN D WELL ESS EDUCATIO MULTI-Ml OR The multi-minor may be arranged through the P sychology Department and includes the required co ur ses li ted under the holistic health and wellness e du cation multi-mino r on page 126 of tbis Caralog. THE S OCIAL WORK D EPARTMENT Major for Ba c h e lor of Scie nc e ocial w o r k is a professiona l pr actice. The prim ary educational goal of the major i s preparation for gen eralist ocial work practice in social agencies . Through professional foundation courses and electives, students acquire skills, knowledge , values, and e t hics required for beginning ocia l work practice.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 Statement of the Rationale and Missio n -The Social Work Major The Social Work Department at MSCD is committed to educating and training ocial work profes ion als in generalist ocial work practice o that they ma y provide direct and indirect ervice to minority and majority cLients. The focus of the program is on urban problems that often affect oppre ed minori tie repre enting people of color (African American , Hi panic, ative American , Asian American) and other diverse populations (women and children, gays and lesbians , the developmentally delayed and the aging) . The program is committed to helping those individuals in need and working toward changing the socia l , economic , and political context that often fo ters painful and socially unjust human co ndi tions. Goals of the Social Work Major The goals of the Social Work Department reflect the urban mission of MSCD and the purposes of the social work profession: I . To prepare students for generali t social work practice with diverse , urban populations at risk includ ing individuals , families group , organization s, communities , and larger systems. 2 . To prepare students for entry level , professional practice in social agencies that addres the need of diverse , urban populations . 3 . To provide students with the knowledge and skills for under tanding the dynamic nature of social problems , social policies, social agencies , and social change in the context of the urban environment as an evolving ecological system. 4 . To provide an ethica l foundation to guide students in beginning and continued profe ional social work practice in keeping with social work values . 5. To prepare graduates to further develop their potential for life-long learning and continued professiona l growth and development. Accreditation The social work major is accredited with the Council on Social Work Education and rec eived initial accreditation in February 1997 . Colorado State Licensure (R.S.W .) Students who graduate with a B . S . in social work from an acc redit ed undergraduate program are eligi ble to take the Registered Social Work examination in Colorado (R . S . W .). Thi e tablishe undergrad uate social work graduates as profes ionals and differentiates social workers from other majors. Plea e see the Social Work Departments web page for further information on the R.S.W. Advanced Standing in Graduate choo l Student who graduate with a B . S . in social work from an accredited undergraduate ocial work pro gram may apply for advanced tanding (where available) in social work graduate program ( M.S.W .). This often means that tudents may comple te their M . S . W . degree in one year in tead of two years . The Social Work Major Liberal rts Per pecti ve Courses Social work majors are required to take the following cour es outside the Social Work Department in preparation for the major . All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. Students must have completed or mu t indicate at the time of admis s ion , the plan to complete these courses prior to the fall emester for which students have been accepted: Required Course s Seme s t e r Hours ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ............•..... . . . .......... 3 810 1000 Human Biology for on-Majors -or-810 2310 Human Anatomy and Phy s iolo gy ........................•.. . ......•..... 3 MTH 1210 Introduction to tatistics .... . . .... .......... . .......................... 4 PSC 1010 American ational Government .............. . .......... . ............... 3 PSY 1001 Introductory P s ycholo gy ...............................•............... 3 soc 1010 Introduction to Sociology ................................ . ............. 3 SPE 1010 Public Speaking -orSPE 1710 Interpersonal ommunication . . . ........ . . . ............................. 3 Many of the above courses will a lso fulfill General Srudi e r e quirem e nt s f o r gra duati o n .

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156 SCHOOL OF LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES S ocial Work M ajor for Bachelor of S cience-Core C urriculum Required Courses Semester Hours Introductory Social Work Courses (required before applying for acceptance into the Social Work Major): SWK 1010 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work ............................. 3 SWK I 020 Introduction to Agency Experience ....................................... I Professional foundation courses ( required after students have been accepted into the ocial Work Major): SWK 3050 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I ............... ..... ......... 3 SWK 3060 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II .................... ......... 3 SWK 3410 Generalist Practice I ................................... ............... 4 SWK 3780 Social Welfare Policy ................................................. 3 SWK 3790 Research in Social Work .............................................. 4 SWK 40 I 0 Generalist Practice II ....... . ................................. . ...... . 4 SWK 4250 Exploring Current Social Work J ssues: Variable Topics .... . ......... ......... 3 SWK 4410 Advanced Cross Cultural Social Work I ssues ............... ......•......... 4 SWK 4850 Int egrative Seminar .................... .............................. 3 Subtotal ......................................... ............................. 35 AREAS O F C AREE R CONCENTRATI O N FOR SOC IAL WORK M AJ ORS -19 C R E DIT S Social work majors may se lect one area of concentration to further prepare them for their career goa l s . The areas of concentration relate to groups identified in the Social Work Department's mission state ment: women and chi.ldren, gays and lesbians, the aging and the developmentally disabled . All social work majors must complete the required introductory and professional foun dation courses f o r the major as previously listed. To complete a career concentration, students must complete the elec t ive credits as listed for each concentration area and must complete their senior field experience in an age n cy erving the concentration population. The total credits for all career concentration areas are 19, n ine social work elective credits and I 0 professional field experience credits a listed below . Studen t s m ay complete only one concentration area. No AREA O F CoNCE ' TRATIO Social work majors who do not wish to select a concentration to focus their career must select a min i mum of nin e credit hou r s from any of the socia l work major, 30 0 0 or upper-div i sio n e l ective co ur ses listed below for the concentrations . Students who do not select a concentration should register for all course u ing the number 0 as the fourth digit of the course rather th. an a letter A-G. Required Courses Seme ter Hours Social Work Core ........ ....................................................... 35 Social Work Electives .............................•............................... 9 SWK 4790 Professional Field Experience I ......................................... 5 SWK 4810 Professional Field Experience II .........•................. ..... ......... 5 Total ...................................................•.................... 54 CHILD W E L FARE CO CENTRAT IO N Social workers a sume primary roles in providing intake and ongoing service in all areas of chil d we l fare . The child welfare concentration is designed for students choosing a career as a caseworker a n d/ or supervisor i n child welfare services. (Non majors must have pen ni ssion of the Socia l Work D e p a rtm e n t Chair before enrolling in these courses.) Required Courses Semester Hours Social Work Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................... 35 SWK 3100 Child Welfare and the Law ............••..........•..........•......... 3 SWK 3150 Social Work and Child Maltreatment ...........................••........ 3 SWK 3200 Social Work with Urban Families ........................................ 3 SWK 479A Professional Field Experience 1 * ........•..........••..........••... ..... 5 SWK 481 A Profes ional Field Experience II* ............... . ........................ 5 Total ......................................................................... 54 • Mu s r be in a public agency provi ding c hild welfare sen•ices. Since 1995 over $1,000,000 in Child Welfare Caseworker stipends through the Co l orado Departmen t of Human Service have been awarded to MSCD enior who are ocial work majors and who h ave completed the child welfare career concentration courses. Sti p ends in the amount of $14,0 00 a r e awarded to select recipients who are required to complete their profes ional fiel d experience in a pub lic child we l fare agency . A r equired work pay-back of one year as a paid caseworker in public child welfare mus t be completed following graduation a a social work major.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 DEVELOPME 'TAL DIS ABILITfE CO CE TRATI O Families with children and/or parents with developmental disabilities are often in need of ongoing fam ily upport . Family support, family centered service planning and coordination are needed as families negotiate a comp l ex and fragmented service delivery sys tem . This career concentration is designed for students choo ing a career in the area of developmental disa bilitie s services. Required Course Semester Hours Social Work Core .............................. ................................. 35 SWK 3008 Applied Legal Is ues in Social Work ..........................•.......... I SWK 3028 Case Management in Social Work Pra ctice -orSWK 3458 Mutual Aid Group in Social Work -o r SWK 3408 Social Work Macro Practice . . . . . . . ................... ....... . ....... 4 SWK 3250 Social Work and Developmental Disabilitie s .......................... ..... 3 SWK 3300 Parent s with Developmental Dis a bilitie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. I WK 4798 Professional Field Experience 1• .............. ........•.................. 5 SWK 481 B Professional Field Experience 11 . . ....... . . . •..................•........ 5 Total........... . ...... .............................. . ....... ......... ... 54 • Must be in an agency providing developmental disability se rvices. EARLY I TER VE TlO Co CE TRATIO Thi concentration recogn i zes the importance of providing , safe, nurturing and stimulating env i ron ments du r ing the early, crucia l phases of child development from birth through five years of age and the key role ocial workers h ave in assisting familie in achieving the e goal . Thi concentration is designed for students choosing a career in the area of infant stimulation, early intervention and early educatio n services. Required Course Semester Hour ocial Work Core ............ . ................... ............................... 35 SWK 300C Applied Legal Issues in Social Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . ........ . ... I SWK 302C Case Management in Social Work Pract ice -o r WK 345C Mutual Aid Groups in Social Work -orSWK 340C Social Work Macro Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 4 SWK 3700 Social Work and Early Intervention : Children B i rth Five ...................... 4 SWK 479C Profe ional Field Experience 1• ................. . ............•.......... 5 SWK 481C Professional Field Experience 11• ............. . ... .............. . ........ 5 Total. .... . ...... . ............. . .... . ...... . . . ....................•........... 54 •Must be co mpl eted in an ag ency providing ear l y inre n 'e llli o n servi ces. CIDLD A D ADOLESCEN T ME TAL HEALTH C o CE TRA T I O Social workers often support families and provide services to chi l dren and ado l escent with an array of emotiona l and behavioral problems. Mental hea l th policie and practice including asse sment, d i agno sis, i nt erve n t i on and evaluation of mental h ea lth services for children and their families will be pre sented f r om a social work pe r spective . This concentration i de igned for s tude nts choosing a caree r in the area of mental health services for children and adolescent . Required Courses emester Hours Social Work Core ........ ....... . .... ................................ ..... . ..... 35 SWK 300D Applied Legal I ss ues in Social Work ............. ........................ I WK 3010 Social Work Service s for Children and Adolescents ................... . . ..... 4 SWK 302D Case Management in Social Work Practice -orSWK 345D Mutual Aid Group s in Socia l Work -orSWK 340D Social Work Macro Practice ............................................ 4 SWK 479D Professional Field Experience 1* . ..................... .... ............... 5 SWK 481 D Professional Field Experience 11 ....................•...... . .•.......... 5 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 *Must be in an agency providing c hild and ado l escefl/ m e ntal health services.

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158 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES GAY A D LE BIAN Co CE TRA TIO There are many challenges facing gay and le bian individual , familie and groups in today's society. The trength , stre e an d life style choices of thi population at risk and the role of social workers with individuals, familie , groups, organizations and communitie are the major themes of this area. The gay and lesbian career concentra t ion is designed for tudents choosing a career in gay and lesbian health , mental health and community services. Required Courses Semester Hours Socia l Work Core ..... .................................•........................ 35 SWK 300E Applied L egal Issues in Social Work ...................... . .............. I SWK 302E Case Management in Social Work -or SWK 345E -or SWK 340E SWK 3500 SWK 479E SWK 481E Total .. Mutua l Aid Groups in Social Work Social Work Macro Pr actice ................. ........... ................ 4 Foundations for Social Work Practice with Gays and Lesbians ......•........... 4 Professio n a l Field Experience l* . ............................•........... 5 Professional Field Experience rt• .....•.....................••..... . . . . . . 5 ................................................................ 54 *Must b e in an ag e n cy providing services to gays and lesbians . WoME Co CENTRAT IO ln today's society , there is an incr easi ng awareness of the need for s p ecialize d ge nerali st socia l work training and commitment to assisting women in overcoming barriers, identifying strengt h s and s up porting goa l attainment in a patri archal society . Social policies and common issue facing wome n today are explored. Current social work strategi e s are evaluated from a femini t ocia l work perspective . This co n cen tration is designed for stu dent s c hoo sing a career in the area of women's h ealth, mental health and we lfare services . Required Courses emester Hours Social Work Core . ....................................•..........•.............. 35 SWK 300F Applied Legal I ssues in Social Work ........................... .... ...... I SWK 302F Case Management in Social Work Practice -orSWK 345F Mutual Aid Groups in Social Work -or SWK 340F Social Work Macro Practice .......••......................... ... ... .... 4 SWK 3600 Social Work with Women .............................................. 4 SWK 479F Profe ssional Field Experience I* ............................... .......... 5 SWK 481F Profes sional Field Experience U * ..............••..........•............. 5 Tota l. ......................... . ...... ...... .................................. 54 *Must be in an agency providin g h e alth, m e ntal h ea lth or welfa r e servi ces to wo men . AGING Co CENTRA T IO Social workers provide a variety of supports and service to elde rly individuals and their families. Indi vidua l needs, strengths, family su pports , u se of comm unity reso ur ces and knowle d ge of socia l policies that impact thi s population are the major themes . This concentra tion is d esigne d for tudents choosing a career i n aging, health , mental health, home health, and long t erm care servi ces . Required Course Seme ter Hours Social Work Core .......... ............................................. . .... . . . 35 SWK 300G Applied Legal I s ues in Social Work ................................... . . 1 SWK 302G Case Management in Social Work Practic e -orSWK 345G Mutual Aid Groups in Social Work -orSWK 340G ocial Work Macro Practice ................................ ............ 4 SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging ............................................ 4 SWK 479G Profes ional Field Experience 1 * ......................................... 5 SWK 481 G Profe ss ional Field Experience 11* ................................. ....... 5 Total .................................. ............. ........•..........•...... 54 *Mus t be in an agency providing geriatric services .

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' SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 Multicultural R equirement Social work majors are required to take two multicultural cia ses outside the Social Work Department. Both classe must focus on one specific ethnic minority (Africa n American , Hispanic, ative Ameri can, or Asian American). One must be upper-divi ion. For a Jist of approve d multicultural courses, plea e contact the Social Work Deparnn ent a t 303-556-3474. Admi sion of Social Work Majors Students should declare social work as their major when they enter MSCD. To complete the major, stu dent must apply to the Social Work Department for acceptance into the major. Students should have completed or be enrolled in the liberal arts per pective cour es and the introductory social work course when applying for the social work major . Students are accepted once a year. Applications are available February I and are due March I of each year. tudent begin the required professional foundation cour es in the fall semes ter only. Students may not begin the professional foundation courses in the pring emester. Life Ex peri e nc e Credit-Social Work Major There is no credit given for college level learnin g gained through life experience that ma y be used toward the social work major. MINOR IN FAMILY SUPPORT IN SOCIAL WORK ND CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION IN FAMILY SUPPORT IN SOCIAL WORK The Fami l y Support in Social Work Minor / Certificate of Completion provides knowledge and under standing of family systems theory and fami l y lif e developmental models. It provides the ba sis for sup porting traditional and non-traditional families, including case management and service coo rdination in a variety of ervice delivery areas . An approved agency field experience of 135 hour s is required and may be completed in the student's work setting or a a volunteer. The minor / certificate of completion recognizes the completion of a elected et of courses that focus on a particular career concentration that supports families through social work principles and practices. It i de igned for professionals and beginning profe sional wi hing to enter the field or to enhance their family ocial work support skills . The Fami l y Support in Social Work Certificate of Completion i the same a the Family Support in Social Work Minor but does not require that students complete a degree . All infonnation about the Fam ily upport in Social Work Minor applies to the certificate of completion . The minor students are referred to as beginning professionals. (Social work majors are referred to as generalist social workers.) The knowledge and skill of minor tudents will enable them to perform important agency roles such as case aides, paraprofe sio nals , service coordinators, parent educators, parent advocates , home visitation specialists, etc . These cour es are open to other MSCD minors , majors and non-degree eeking stu dent s wishing to upplement their education . ln additio n to completing the required courses listed below , minor s must elect one concentration and complete the concentration course(s) including SWK 3990 Agency Experience II in an agency servi n g the concentration population . Minors may complete only one concentration. Concentrations are : A. Fami ly Pre servation Services B. De ve lopmental Disabilities Service C . Early Intervention Services: Birth through Five D . Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service E . Gay and Le bian Services F. Women's Services G. Aging Services Family Support in ocial Work Minor-Core Curriculum Required Courses SWK 1010 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare ...................... . . ..... 3 WK 1020 Introduction to Agency Experience ....................................... I SWK 2100 Introduction to Family Social Work ........ .............................. 3 SWK 2150 Social Work: The Helping Proce ss ............................ ..... . . .... 3 SWK 2160 Record Keeping for Public and Priva t e Agencies ............................ I Total . .............................................. . . ........................ II

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160 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Co CE TRATIO S FOR FAMILY S PPORT IN SOCIAL WORK MINORS A. Family Pre se rvation Service s Fami l y Support in Socia l Work Core . . . .... ..................................... ... .. II WK 300A Applied Legal Issues in Social Work ........... . . ....... ......... .••..... I WK 302A Case Management in Social W ork P ractice . ... ... . ....... . .........••. .... . 4 SWK 3300 Social Work with P arent with D evelopmental Disabiliti es ............... . . .... I SWK 3800 Family Preservation in Social Work ............... ...... . ........•....... 3 SWK 399A Agency Experience u• ..... . .. ................. . ........ .............. 4 To t a l .................................................. ..•.................... 24 *Must b e ag e n cy providing famil y prese rvation servi c es . Case Aid Child Welfare s tipend provided by the Colorado Department of Human Services have been awarded sin ce 2000 to current public child welfare employees w ho are enrolle d in the Family Support in Social W ork Minor / Certificate of Completion Pro gram. Stipend s in the amount of $3,0 00 are awarded to selected recipients who are requ ire d to complete SWK 399A-Agen cy Exp erie n ce II in public child welfare agencies. A r equi r e d work pay-back of one ye ar as a paid wo rker in public child wel fare must be completed following completion of the Family Su pp ort in Social Work Minor / Certificate of Com pletion Program . B. Developmental Disabilities Services Family Support in ocial Work Core ............................•....... ............. II SWK 3008 Applied Legal I ss ues in Social Work .............. ..... ..... . . ........... I WK 3028 Case Management in Social W ork P rac tic e ....... .......... . ......... . . .... 4 WK 3250 Social Work and Developmental Oi abilities ........................ ....... 3 SWK 3300 Social Work with P arents with Developmental Disabilities ..................... I WK 3998 Agency Experience 11• ...... .................. ................. .... ... 4 Total ........................................... . .... ......................... 2 4 *Mus t b e c ompl e t e d in an ag e n cy providing de ve lopmental disability services. C. Early intervention ervice s Fami l y Support in Socia l Work Core ......... ....................... . . .............. . II SWK 300C Applied Legalis ues in Social Work .......... . ............... . .•........ I SWK 302C Case Management in Social Work P ractice ................... . .....•...... . 4 SWK 3700 Social Work and Ear l y I ntervention: Chi ldr en B irth-Fiv e .............. ...... . 4 SWK 399C Age n cy Experience u• .... .. ............................. . . ........... 4 Total ................................................ . ................... . .... 24 *M u s t be c ompl e ted in a n ag e n cy providing earl y illlervention services . D . Child and Adolescent Mental Health ervices Family Support in ocial Work Core ..................................... ............ II WK 300D Applied Legal I ssues in Social Work ............... . ••..........•........ I SWK 30 I 0 Social Work for Children and Adolescents .... . . . . ...... ...... .....•...... . 4 SWK 3020 Cas e Management in Social Work Practice .................. . . . . . .......... 4 SWK 399D Agency Experience n • . . .. . .. ....... ....... . ............ . ..... ...... . . 4 To t a l ............................... . .... ............... ......... . ...•. . . ... .. 24 *Must b e in an ag e n cy pro v iding c hild and adol es c e nt mentallrealth services . E. Ga y and Lesbian Services Family S upp ort in Soc i a l Work Core ..... . . . . ........................... . . . •........ . II SW K 300E Applied Legal I ssues in ocial Work .................................... . I SWK 302E Case Management in Social Work Practice .................. . .... . ......... 4 SW K 3500 Foundations for Social Work Pract ice with Gays and Lesbians ..........•.. ... . . 4 WK 399E Agency Experience II* ........ ........................................ 4 To tal ...................................................•......... ............ 24 *Mus t be in an ag e n cy providing s ervi ces t o gay s and l e sbian s. F. Women's Service Fami l y Support in Social Work Core .... . ...................... ................ ..... . II SWK 300F Applied Legal I ues in Socia l Work . ................... .......••........ I SWK 302F Case Management in Social Work P ractice .... . . ........ ....... .... ........ 4 SWK 3600 Social Work with Women ................ .......... ....... . . . ........ . . 4 SWK 399F Agency Experi e nce II* ...........................••........ ... ........ 4 Total . ...... . . . . . ................................... . ..... ............. .... ... 2 4 *Must be in an ag e n cy providing h ea lth . m e ntal h e alth or w e lfar e servi ce s to women.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 G . A ging Service s Family Suppon in ocial Work Core .... . ............................................ II SWK 300G Applied Legal I ssues in Social Work ..................................... I SWK 302G Case Management in Social Work Practic e ................................. 4 SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging ............................................ 4 SWK 399G Agency Experience II* ................................................ 4 Total ...........................................................•.... . . ....... 24 *Must be in an agen cy providin g geriatric services. Enrollment and C ompl e tion R equire m e nt s for Fa mil y S upport in Social Work Min o r and Ce r tificate of Compl e tion Pro g r a m All minor and certificate student must submit an Enrollment Packet to the Social Work Department prior to course registration. The Enrollment Packet consists of the application forms, a writing sample and a l etter of recommendation form . Stu d ents will receive written acceptance from the Socia l Work Department. All minor students must receive course grades of "C" or better and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above in the courses t hat compose the Family Support in Social Work Minor to succe fully com plete it. C redit for Prior Lea rnin g Opti o n After succe sful completion of pecial examinations , a prior leaming portfolio and/or documentation of previous l y completed community-based training(s) Family Support in Socia l Work Minors and Cer tifica t e of Completion stude nt s may be awarded credit for: SWK 2150 ocial Work: The Helping Proce s ....................................... 3 SWK 2160 Record Keeping for Public and Private Agencies ........................... . I Changing from th e ocial Work M inor or Ce rtifi cate t o th e S o c i a l Work Ma j o r Fami l y Support in Socia l Work Minors and Certificate of Completion students who wish to continue into the social work major may count 13 of the 24 required credits courses toward the major : WK I 0 I 0, SWKI020, SWK3000, WK3020 , and the empha is cour e(s). The remaining II credits would count toward the 1 20 credits required of all students graduating from M CD. SOCIOLOGY Sociology is the study of society in all of its forms, from individual to large organization . The soci ology majo r empha ize t h e applied aspects of the field of sociology. Applied sociology is the u se of soc i o l ogica l theory and met h ods to analyze and solve practical problems and issues that exist in the every d ay social world. This mean a student majoring in ociology will be able to apply what they have learned in a variety of work-related ettings or to go on to graduate chool. Contact the Sociology and Anthropology Department for additional information. A major i n sociology requires that students take and pa s 36 hours in socio logy , with a minimum of a "C" in all ociology courses taken. The student majoring in sociology will take 15 required hours and 21 elective hours , for a total of 36 hours in the di cipline. Sociology Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Semester Hours SOC I 010 Introduction to ociology . . . . .............. . ........................... 3 SOC 3320 ociological Theory : Past and Present ............. ..... .... .............. 3 OC 3590 ocial tati tics ..................................................... 3 SOC 3600 Research in the Social Sciences ......................................... 3 SOC 4600 Advanced Research in the Social Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 -or OC 4710 Applied ociology . . . . .... . . ...................•... ... 3 Total ........................................................ . .. ........ 15 ELECTIVES A minimum of 21 additional seme ter hours in sociology is required to complete the major . tudents may choose as elective any additional courses offered in ociology . At least 12 upper-divi ion seme ter hours in sociology must be completed at MSCD by tuden t s majoring in sociology. The department recommends that the tudent ' choice of electives be made in consultation with an advi or .

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162 SCH OOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ELECTIVE S: APPLIED SOC IOLOGY The major focus of the sociology major is applied sociology. The focu in applied sociology extends the applied perspecti ve of the department that begins with the required courses in the major. Applied courses emphasize the practice of sociology and the application of ociology to real social issues . Cia es in this area emphasize practical skills , knowledge , and theorie that the sociologist can use out side of the academic environment. Applied sociology include fieldwork in government, busines , non profits , and other organizations and agencies . Courses that are pecifically designed to meet these cri teria are listed below . SOC 3090 Urban Sociology SOC 3160 Industry, Work and Occupation SOC 3810 Population I ssues SOC 4200 Social Stratification and Inequality SOC 4210 Structure and Dynamics of Modem Organization s SOC 4220 Society and the Environment OC 4300 Social Change SOC 4600 Advanced Research in the Social Sciences SOC 4710 Applied Sociology ELECTIVES: GENERAL SOC IOLOGY A an alternative to the applied sociology focus, the st udent may choose instead to create a program of 21 elective hours that meets their own need s and interests. Some po ssible areas of concentration are listed in the section on soc iology minors below . Students s hould , however , feel free to create their own lis t of classes that meet the nece ssity of taking 21 elective hours in sociology . It i recommended that the student build an area of concentration with the help of a ociology advisor. GERO TOLOGY CONCE TRATIO Gerontology deals with the causes and consequences biologica l , psychological , and ocial-of aging. Drawing from many field of academic study , this concentration prepare s the student for professional and paraprofessional careers in human services for the aging population. To complete the gerontology concentration, a tudent selects (in addition to the 15 hours of required courses in the sociology major) in consultation with and approved by the Sociology and Anthropology Department , a minimum of 45 hours from the following li t of course . The gerontology concentration ma y be app lied in lieu of the 21 elective hour s in the sociology major and the minor requirement. Required Courses Semester Hours SOC 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology ....................................... 3 SOC 3040 Contempo rary I ssues in Gerontolog y ..............................•...... 3 SOC 3090 Urban Sociology .................................•...........•....... 3 SOC 31 00 D eath and Dyin g ................................................ .... 3 SOC 3240 Poverty in America ....................•.............................. 3 SOC 3410 The Family in Transition .............................................. 3 SOC 3800 Health and Heal ers .................................... . .............. 3 SOC 3810 Population Is sues . ............. ..............................•....... 3 SOC 3830 Mental Disord ers .................................................... 3 SOC 4700 Advanced Field Internship .....................................•....... 3 SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging ..................................... . . ..... 4 PSY 2160 Per so nality and Adjustment . ............................. . . ............ 3 PSY 2210 Psychology of Human Development. .....•..........••...........• ....... 3 PSY 2270 Death and D ying ..................................... ............... 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging ... .............................................. 3 PSY 3980 Cooperative Education: P sychology ......•...........•................... 3 HES 1050 Dynamics of Health . .................................... . .......... . . 3 HES 2040 Introduction to Nutrition ..........................•.......... , ......... 3 SPE 4760 Commu nication and the Elder l y . .... . ............ ..............•........ 3 A minimum of 45 hours from the courses listed above is required ........................... 45 MINOR IN SOCIOLOGY Required Course SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology .... .......................................... 3 A minimum of 15 additional semester hours in socio logy cour es, selected in consultation with a depart ment ad vi or , is required bringing the total to 18 emester hours . At least 6 upper-division hours of the minor must be completed at MSCD .

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES 16 Areas of concentration are offered as suggestions for tudents who wish to explore a particular subdis cipline of sociology in greater depth . The courses in each concentration focus on the issues , theories , and research in a specific area of sociology. UGGESTE D AREA OF Co CE TRATIO FOR MlNOR lN So IOLOGY TRE URBAN COMMUNITY Required Course s Seme ter Hours SOC 3090 Urban Sociology ...... .................... •.........•. . ........... ... 3 SOC 3130 The C hican a!o Community . . . .......................... . .......... ..... 3 SOC 3140 The Black Community ..... . ................................... . . . .... 3 OC 3220 Race , Gender , and Ethnic Groups ............ . . . ....... ....... . . ......... 3 SOC 3810 Population Issues . . . . . . . . . ................ . . ........ ............... 3 SOCIAL D EViANCE SOC 20 I 0 Curren t Social Issues . ........... ....... . . ............ . . . ............. 3 SOC 2500 Deviant Beh avio r in Society ........•..................•........... . .... 3 SOC 3500 Crimino logy . . . . ........ ................. . ... ... .......... . . . . . 3 SOC 3510 Juvenile Delinquen cy . . . ............................. .... . . . . . . 3 SOC 3550 Sociology of Law. . ........... . . . . ........ . . .............. . ......... 3 SOC 3830 Mental Di sorders ........ . .......•........ .... . . ..... .......... . . .... 3 THE FAMILY SOC 3400 Childhood and Adolescent Socialization . .................. ............. . . . 3 SOC 3410 The Family in Tran ition ....... ......................... .............. 3 OC 3440 The Black Family . . . .... . ..... ............................ . ......... . 3 SOC 3460 Sociology of Sexuality . . .........•................... .... .... ......... 3 SOC 3470 The Chicano Family .......................... ........... ............. 3 MEDICI fE AND HEALTH OC I 040 Introduction to Social Gerontology .............. ........ . ... ............. 3 OC 3040 Contem porary Issues in Gerontology ...... . . . ............... . . ........... 3 SOC 31 00 Death and Dying ......... . ............................ . ............. 3 SOC 3800 Health and Healers .................... . . •... ......•........•......... 3 SOC 3830 Mental Disorders ....................... . .............. . . . . .......... 3 OCIAL STRATIFICATION SOC 3220 Race, Gender and Ethnic Groups ...........•. .......••.................. 3 SOC 3240 Poverty in America .......................... ........... . . ............ 3 SOC 3430 Sociology of Gender Roles . . ............. .......... • . . ......• . . . . ...... 3 SOC 4200 Social Stratification and Inequality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPANISH PROGRAM {MODERN LANGUAGES WITH A CONCENTRATION IN SPANISH Metropo lit an State College of Denver has requested that its Spanish and Modern Language Programs be co mbined . Students would receive a degree in Modern Languages with a concentration in Spanish . Students should refer to the Modem Languages section of this Catalog. Registration for courses is in accordance with pre vious preparation. Consequently, students should reg ister for foreign language courses as follows: o previous stu dy , or le s than one year in high school ! 0 I 0; students with one year in high school who feel their background is weak ! 0 I 0; one semester in college-! 020 ; one year in college-211 0 and/or 2310 for German and Spanish and 20 I 0 for French ; two years in high school -211 0 and/or 2310 for German and Spanish and 20 I 0 for French , or I 020, if needed ; three years in high school or one and one-half years in college-2120 and/or 2320 for German and panish and 2020 for French ; or 2110 and/or 2310 for German and Spanish and 2010 for French, if needed; four years in high school or two years in college-3000-level cour es, or 2120 and/or 2320 for German and Spanish and 2020 for French, if needed. The above regulation s may not be applicable if students have had no professional instruction in their cho en foreign language within the past two years. Student can al o test if they feel that they have insufficient preparation for the required level or are not sure of that level. E lementary courses do not apply toward the major or minor requirements. Students seeking secondary credentials in French , German , or Spani h mu t satisfy the teacher educa tion program of MSCD in addition to all of the major requirements. They must also demonstrate suffi cient mastery of the target langu age or languages through an appropriate proficiency exam.

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164 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Teacher education programs are currently undergoing review and may be modified during 2001-2002. Students seeking teacher licensure hould read the teacher licensure section of thi s Catalog, pages 2 1 72 3 2 , and they hould s tay in r egular contact with their a d v i s ors. Mo dern Languages Majo r for a Bachelor of Arts with a C oncentration in Spanish ( FoRMERL v SPA ISH MAJo R FOR B ACHELOR oF ARTS) R e quired Cou rses Semes t e r Hours SPA 2110 Intermediate Spa ni h .............................••.................. 3 PA 212 0 Spani s h Reading and Co n ve r a t i o n ........•......................•....... 3 SPA 2310 S p a nish Gramm ar a nd Co mpo s iti o n I .......•............................ . 3 PA 23 2 0 pan i h Gramm a r an d Co mpo s ition II .................•...... ......... . . . 3 PA 31 1 0 Ad v anced