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MAJORS AND PROGRAMS
BUSINESS Page
Accounting...........................88
Computer Information Systems ........89
Economics............................97
Finance..............................92
Management...........................95
Marketing............................96
HUMANITIES
Art ................................106
English ............................119
Journalism..........................136
Modern Languages....................150
Music ..............................157
Music Education.....................155
Philosophy .........................160
Speech Communication ...............177
PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Criminal Justice and Criminology....197
Health Care Management..............203
Hospitality, Meeting and Travel
Administration ..................205
Human Performance and Sport........211
Human Services .....................217
Leisure Studies.....................224
Nursing.............................228
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Biology.............................109
Chemistry...........................112
Computer Science....................117
Environmental Science ..............124
Land Use............................139
Mathematics.........................145
Meteorology.........................149
Physics ...........................161
SOCIAL SCIENCES Page
African American Studies ............104
Anthropology.........................105
Behavioral Science ..................108
Chicano Studies ....................115
History ............................131
Human Development ..................134
Political Science ..................163
Psychology..........................166
Social Work.........................167
Sociology ...........................174
Women's Studies......................183
TECHNOLOGY
Aviation Management..................189
Aviation Technology.................191
Civil Engineering Technology ........196
Electrical Engineering Technology ..198
Industrial Design...................223
Mechanical Engineering Technology...226
Surveying and Mapping ...............235
Technical Communications ...........251
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Individualized Degree Program.....10, 49
Pre-Dental......................109, 112
Pre-Law.............................163
Pre-Med .......................109, 112
Pre-Veterinarian ..............109, 112
Special Education....................233
Teacher Education ...................239
HSCD CUT
2002 TO 2001 HSCD CO 04/10/02
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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 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(See alphabetical index for specific topics)
The College and Mission Statement ...........................................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 ...............................................................39
Alternative Credit Options..................................................42
Special Academic Programs ..................................................48
General Studies Program.....................................................52
Additional Graduation Requirements (Multicultural and Senior Experience)....61
Academic Policies and Procedures ...........................................65
Student Rights and Responsibilities.........................................72
School of Business .........................................................83
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences.......................................103
School of Professional Studies.............................................185
Course Descriptions .......................................................258
Board of Trustees .........................................................458
Officers of Administration.................................................458
Faculty ...................................................................463
Alphabetical Index ........................................................475
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- 2002


GENERAL INFORMATION 5
GENERAL INFORMATION
The College
The Metropolitan State College of Denver confers more baccalaureate degrees than any other public baccalaureate institution in the nation. 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 49 majors and 76 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 18,432. Students range in age from 15 to 78 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minorities make up 23 percent of the students.
About 56 percent of students are enrolled full-time and 80 percent work full- or part-time. Seventeen percent are traditional students, beginning college before age 20, while 83 percent represent nontradi-tional age groups. Ninety-four percent of students reside in the seven counties of the Denver metropolitan area:
Adams 13% Denver 29%
Arapahoe 21% Douglas 6%
Boulder 3% Jefferson 19%
Broomfield 3%


6 GENERAL INFORMATION
Faculty
MSCD has nearly 450 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, 41 percent of full-time faculty are women and 18 percent represent ethnic minorities.
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 693,000 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 (online/classroom combination), telecourses, and correspondence courses.
Online education is the fastest growing distance education option at MSCD with over 3000 students registering for one or more online classes during the Spring 2002 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
2002-2003 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2002 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 16
.......April 3-August 16
......Monday, August 19
.......Friday, August 30
. . . .Monday, September 2 .Wednesday, November 27 . . .Thursday, November 28
.....Friday, November 29
. . . .Saturday, December 7
.....Monday, December 9
. . .Saturday, December 14 . .. .Sunday, December 15
2003 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 17
........November-January 10
..........Monday, January 20
.........Tuesday, January 21
...........Friday, January 31
Monday-Saturday, March 24-29
............Saturday, May 10
..............Monday, May 12
...........Saturday, May 17
..............Sunday, May 18
2003 Summer Semester
Registration........................................................April-May 27
Orientation* .......................................................April-May 24
Memorial Day (campus closed) ...................................Monday, May 26
Classes start...................................................Tuesday, May 27
Application for Graduation Deadline ................................Friday, June 6
Independence Day (campus closed)....................................Friday, July 4
Classes end.....................................................Saturday, August 2
2003 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 start.....................................
Final exams end ......................................
..........April-August 16
..........April-August 16
......Monday, August 18
.......Friday, August 29
. . . .Monday, September 1 .Wednesday, November 26 . . .Thursday, November 27
.....Friday, November 28
. . . .Saturday, December 6
.....Monday, December 8
. . .Saturday, December 13
*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.
Financial Services ..............................................x
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...................B.A.
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.
Human Development .....................................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.M.E.
Native American Studies..........................................x
Philosophy ............................................X.........x...................B.A.
Photojournalism..................................................x
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 B.S.
Sociology..............................................X.........x...................B.A.
Spanish .........................................................x
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 Powerplant 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 and Wellness Education
Multi-Disciplinary 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.
Nutrition .......................................................x
Parent Education.................................................x
Private Pilot....................................................x
Reading..........................................................x
Restaurant Administration........................................x
Secondary Education..............................................x
Special Education*.....................................X.........x.......B.A.
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 (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design a major or a minor to meet their specific educational goals when those goals cannot be met by other 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 49 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** Accreditation/Approval Agency 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. Ill 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(a)„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-3 3rd 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.
Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE:
School of Business
Database Analyst ............................................................91
End User Support Specialist .................................................91
Network Specialist in Information Systems....................................91
Noncredit Financial Planning ................................................94
Noncredit International Trade................................................94
Personal Financial Planning .................................................94
Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems ...................................91
School of Letters. Arts and Sciences
Basic Competency in French.................................................154
Basic Competency in German.................................................154
Basic Competency in Spanish................................................154
Career and Personal Development.............................................184
Family Support in Social Work (seven concentrations available)..............172
Geographic Information Systems .............................................144
German Translation .........................................................154
Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation)......................................130
Public Administration.......................................................165
Spanish Translation Program ................................................154
School of Professional Studies
Activities Assistant for Older Adults.......................................216
Aquatics Assistant..........................................................216
Coaching ...................................................................216
Conditioning Specialist.....................................................217
Corporate Video Production .................................................256
Extended Day Activities Aide................................................217
Gerontology (Professional Services Orientation).............................202
High Risk Youth.............................................................221
International Technical Writing.............................................256
Literacy Instructor.........................................................232
Multimedia Production.......................................................256
Nonprofit Organization Administration.......................................222
Officiating ................................................................217
Recreation Assistant........................................................216
Technical Writing and Editing ..............................................256


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, ff 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 2002-August 30, 2002; Spring 2003-January 31, 2003; Summer 2003-June 6, 2003.
♦ 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.


DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1c
♦Courses taken interinstitutionally at one of the other state colleges will NOT satisfy the academic residence requirements at MSCD.
Credit limitations
♦ No more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward graduation requirements (see page 258 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 (HPL) or varsity sports (ATH) 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 2002 graduation, file by August 30, 2002; for Spring 2003 graduation, file by January 31, 2003; and for Summer 2003 graduation, file by June 6, 2003. 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 with 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:
♦ write and speak with clarity;
♦ read and listen critically;
♦ draw conclusions from quantitative data;
♦ recognize faulty reasoning;
♦ organize ideas; and
♦ communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.


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MSCD students should:
♦ have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems
♦ have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science, and
♦ 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 leant 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 1*
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 1 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 52 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 two times per year and is available from academic departments, the Academic Advising Center (CN 104) and Academic Affairs (CN 318).
♦ 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. Check with your departmental advisor.


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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). See chart on page 22.
• 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 will be 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.


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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.
• 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 the semester for which the student was accepted. After that time the file will no longer be maintained for students who do not enroll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after this time period 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 three or more semesters 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). If the student was not previously degree-seeking then the student must submit transcripts from all institutions attended.
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.
Admission Notification
Students will be notified by mail as soon as decisions are made. 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.


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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.
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:
• Statewide Agreement Between Colorado School District and a Colorado College High School Concurrent Enrollment Form which includes student, parental, school district, and college administrator 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
• ACT or SAT scores. If a student has not taken an ACT or SAT test, the assessment tests will be required to enter the program. •
• Statewide Agreement Between Colorado School District and a Colorado College High School Concurrent Enrollment Form which includes student, parental, school district, and college administrator signatures.


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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.
Metro Meritus
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.
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.


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• 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.
• 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 a 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 annually
• Preliminary transcript evaluation
• Transfer student scholarships
• Referral assistance to academic departments
Transfer counselors are available by appointment and for walk-in counseling. 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 560) or 24 in reading (no SAT exemption). For additional information on English or Reading, call 303-556-3677. For additional information regarding mathematics placement, visit the MSCD website at http://clem.mscd.edu/~math-cs/studentinfo/mglp.pdf or obtain a hard copy of the Mathematics Group Learning Program brochure from the Academic Advising Center, CN-104.
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: a Four-year Graduation Plan Agreement, 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


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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 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.
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 12th 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),


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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.
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: (I) 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, 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 Flealth Insurance Office located in the Health Center at Auraria (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/.


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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 current home address of all full-time students prior to the semester of enrollment.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 Health Center at Auraria are paid at 100 percent after any applicable co-payments. The deductible is waived and there is no need to complete an insurance claim form. The preexisting condition exclusion clause is also 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 Health Center at Auraria.
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 Health Center at Auraria after they pay the semesterly usage fee. Dependents 17 years old or younger are not eligible for services at the Health Center. 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 at 303-556-3813.
*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 semesters) 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 Health Center at Auraria (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 2002-2003 academic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents:
Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $3,370 . . $9,570
Room and Board 7,875 .. 7,875
Books and Supplies . . . 1,142 .. 1,142
Transportation 765 . . . 765
Miscellaneous 1008 .. 1 008
Total $14,160 .. $20,360
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.
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 2002-03 academic year will range from $400 to $4,000


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for those students who qualify. Full-time, half-time, or less than half-time students may qualify for a Federal Pell Grant.
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 $300 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 $100 to $800 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. Deadline for the submission of the MSCD Scholarship Application is March 1 each year for the next academic year.
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. Students may not have a prior Bachelor’s degree. 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 firsttime 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.


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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 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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Please refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide for information regarding proration of aid disbursements.
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 cultivate relationships, motivate participation and create opportunities for a continuous connection among the College, its alumni and the community.”
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.
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.


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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. With an Auraria
I.D., parking is available in the Tivoli lot for a maximum fee of $5.00.
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 111 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 assists students, alumni, faculty, and staff in developing, evaluating, and implementing career plans. Specific services include career assessments online; employment workshops addressing resume writing, job search strategies, and interviewing skills; and MonsterTRAK, which allows students and alumni to utilize the Internet for many job search needs, including networking, posting resumes and cover letters, and search for jobs, among other services.
Career fairs and employer forums are offered during the fall and spring terms. The events are coordinated collaboratively with employers, student organizations, faculty, staff, and a consortia of colleges and universities.
The Career Library, in CN 203, has computers that are available to clients for career-related use. Both print and electronic resources are offered such as directories and online employer profiles, job vacancies, salary surveys, job profiles, and graduate school information. Each computer contains software programs that include Microsoft Word, the United Way Database (listing of non-profit employers), and an extensive computerized career information system which offers occupational information based on employment characteristics of Colorado and the nation.
For assistance, call 303-556-3664 or log on the website http://www.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


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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.
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. We are located in Tivoli 651.
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.)


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Extended Campus
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
• speakers for events, workshops and classes on various aspects of sexual orientation
• 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 or visit www.glbtss.org.
Health Center at Auraria
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 Health Center at Auraria 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/stu-dent /resources/health/. For further details call 303-556-2525.
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


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full range of academic skill preparation in reading, writing, and mathematics is part of a comprehensive counseling and enrichment program. Upon completion of their high school studies, program participants are enrolled in the Upward Bound Bridge Program, prior to pursuing their full-time postsecondary studies at an institution of their choice and ability. 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 School). For additional information call 303-556-2812.
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.
Information Technology
Information Technology at Metropolitan State College of Denver provides students with the opportunity to use the most current technology either on campus or from home. Metropolitan State College of Denver offers 30 computer laboratories for use by all current students. The software in 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 or at www.mscd.edu/~compIabs. 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 (Center for Technology Services); 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 RESPONSIBLE USE POLICY
Before any student receives an email account, they are required to read and agree to the Responsible Use of Technology Resources 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 Responsible Use Policy as misuse of computing resources may include suspension of computing privileges, 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 handbook and online at www.mscd.edu/infotech/policies/ itpolicy2.htm.
Information Technology at MSCD is committed to providing students with the best possible computing service on campus and from home. Assistance is available in the student labs or through the MSCD Center for Technology Services at 303-556-8325.


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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 34 of this Catalog.
Student Finance Resource Center (SFRC)
The Student Finance Resource Center offers the following services and professional development opportunities:
• emergency student loans
• individual budgeting sessions
• financial planning and debt counseling seminars
• 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 (303-556-3559) or access forms online at www.mscd.edu/student/resources/sfrc.
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:


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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 at Metro. Students enrolled in the program receive tutoring, personal counseling, academic advising, assistance in obtaining financial aid, and opportunities to participate in cultural activities. The program also provides educational and graduate school workshops, computer assisted instruction and basic skills instruction in reading, writing, math, and science, and monitors students academic progress for various scholarship programs such as the PaceSetter Scholarship, the Janus/PaceSetter Scholarship, the Reisher Scholarship, and the Governor’s Opportunity Scholarship. The Office of Student Support Services 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, room 7. For information call 303-556-4023.
The Spring International Language Center at Auraria
Intensive English classes at the Spring International Language 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.
Tivoli Student Union
The Tivoli Student Union, managed by Student Auxiliary Services, is the heart of campus service and social activities. The Student Union houses Student Government, Activities and Life offices as well as the newspaper offices for the Community College of Denver, Metro State, and the University of Colorado at Denver. Other MSCD offices located here include Metro Athletics, the Counseling Center, New Student Orientation, Testing and Assessment, Veterans Upward Bound and the UCD Career Counseling Center. You will also find the tri-institutional office of Legal Services and the GLBT at the Student Union.
Additional student services at the Tivoli Student Union include the Auraria Campus Bookstore, Campus Computers, the Club Hub, Click’s Copy Center, Conference Services, and the ID Program and Commuter Resource Center. Conference Services, located in Room 325, will help you make arrangements for meeting space in the Tivoli as well as outdoor table rentals.
If you want a break or a quiet place to study, the Tivoli Student Union is just the place. With a wide variety of food venues you will find a place to suit your appetite, schedule, and budget. If you would rather retreat, you can watch TV in the Roger Braun Student Lounge, play a game of pool at Sigi’s Pool Hall and Arcade, meet a study group in the multicultural lounge or study in total silence in the Garage Quite Study Lounge.
For more information about the Tivoli Student Union, call 303-556-6330.


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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, 303-556-6439 or 303-556-4054.
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
The Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded GED/college preparatory program designed to provide academic refresher training and advising to qualifying veterans who are pursuing a GED certificate and/or are preparing to enter post-secondary education. Academic instruction is available in the subject areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, computer literacy and foreign language. This program is also an opportunity for veterans to re-establish fundamental ideas and study habits which are prerequisites for successful performance at the post-secondary educational level. Additionally, Veterans Upward Bound provides access to academic resources, employment referrals, assistance with VA benefits applications, and referrals to various community assistance organizations.
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; Health Center at Auraria; 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.


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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-orie 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.
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 national examinations, departmental 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 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


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AP SCORE 2 3 4 5
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
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 FRE2110-3 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 a series of national standardized examinations. They are designed to evaluate nonaccred-ited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge.


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Based on the results of one or more of the following examinations: English composition with essay, humanities, natural sciences, college mathematics and social science/history, 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.
Thirty (30) semester hours of credit may also be awarded under the remaining approved examinations, making a total of 54 semester hours of credit obtainable under a combination of the two series of examinations.
♦ Credit earned through the English composition with essay, humanities, natural sciences, social sci-ences/history, and college mathematics examinations may be applied only to General Studies requirements. Credit earned through the other approved 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 examination may be repeated 6 months after the date of the previous examination.
For advising assistance with CLEP examinations and information about other prior teaming 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 official testing centers within the metropolitan area and within Colorado can be found through the College Board web site listed above.


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CLEP Exam Standards
CLEP Minimum Score for MSCD Exam MSCD Credit Credit MSCD Category No Credit for Prior Enrollment*
English Composition with Essay 50 3 Freshman Composition ENG 1010
Natural Sciences1 50 6 Natural Sciences BrO'TTMJO AST 1040 CHE 1010 GEL 1010 PHY 1000
Mathematics 50 3 Mathematics MTH 1080
ART 1040
Humanities1 50 6 Arts and Letters MUS 1000
ENG 1100,1110
or ENG 1120
ECO 2010
HIS 1000
Social Science 50 6 Social Science PSC 1010
and History1 PSY 1001
SOC 1010
American Government1 56 3 PSC 1010
American Literature 55 3 ENG 2210,2220
Analysis and Interpretation
of Literature1 60 3 ENG 1100,1110,1120
English Literature 55 3 ENG 2310,2330
French Language 50 10 FRE 1010,1020
52 16 FRE 1010,1020,
2010,2110
General Biology1 57 3 BIO 1000
General Chemistry 63 4 CHE 1800
69 8 CHE 1800,1810
German Language 50 10 GER 1010,1020
63 16 GER 1010,1020
2110,2310
History of the U.S. I 55 3 HIS 1210
History of the U.S. 11 56 3 HIS 1220
Human Growth & Developmt3 60 3 PSY 2210
Introductory Psychology1’3 60 3 PSY 1001
Introductory Sociology1 58 3 SOC 1010
Information Systems &
Computer Applications 66 3 CMS 1010, CSS 1010
Principles of Macroeconomics1 59 3 ECO 2010
Principles of Marketing 62 3 MKT 3000
Principles of Microeconomics 61 3 ECO 2020
Principles of Management 50 3 MGT 3000
Spanish Language 50 10 SPA 1010,1020
54 16 SPA 1010,1020
2110,2120
Western Civilization I 58 3 HIS 1010
Western Civilization II 57 3 HIS 1020
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^ If during or subsequent to the semester the exam is taken, the student earns credit in a course(s) in column 5 of the table that lists 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. These two examinations will not count toward General Studies requirements.
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 Credit by Examination
A department may grant a student credit for college courses for which the student requests and passes appropriate examinations. The charge for each credit hour requested is one-half the in-state tuition for one credit hour, and must be paid prior to taking the examination. A maximum of 30 semester hours of credit may be awarded through departmental credit by examination. Credit through departmental examination is based on knowledge equivalent to a regular course offered the the College. (Omnibus-numbered courses are excluded.) Permission for departmental credit by examination must be obtained in advance from the instructor giving the examination, the department chair, and the appropriate dean.
To earn credit by examination, a student must be currently enrolled in good standing in a degree or certificate program at the College. Credit by examination may not be counted as part of the last 12 credit hours of a degree program unless it is approved by the Board on Academic Standards Exceptions (BASE). Applications for submitting a request to BASE are available in the Office of Academic Affairs, CN 318, 303-556-3907.
If a student has registered for a higher-numbered course in a sequence, the exam for a prerequisite for that higher numbered course must be completed within the first three weeks of the semester. Credit by examination for a course which is a prerequisite for a course already completed will not be granted unless approved by BASE.
Examinations cannot be taken to raise grades, to remove failures, or to remove “NC,” “SP,” “I,” or “CC” notations. Credit by examination is not applicable toward academic residency requirements. Credit by examination cannot be obtained for a course in which a student has been enrolled at MSCD or at another regionally accredited college or university unless approved by BASE. Credit by examination will not be granted for courses attended as a listener, visitor, or auditor.
Examinations for credit will be taken at a time specified by the department. A grade equivalent to “A” or “B” must be attained on the examination in order to receive credit, but credits so earned for the course will be recorded without a grade on the student’s permanent record and are not considered in computing college grade point averages.
The hours granted for credit by exam are not included as a part of the student’s semester enrollment. The credit will appear on the transcript for the semester in which the examination was taken, but the hours do not count as part of the student’s total enrollment for the purposes of financial aid or any other purpose predicated on total hours of enrollment for a given semester.
Credit by examination will be posted after a student has completed eight semester hours of credit at Metropolitan State College of Denver, and after an evaluation of all transfer credit has been completed. The application form will be maintained in the student’s file. No record of failures on such examinations will be entered on the student’s permanent record. Departmental examinations attempted for course credit under these guidelines may not be repeated.
Applications for departmental credit by examination are available at the Center for Individualized Learning, (CN 106, 303-556-8342) and from the Office of the Registrar (CN 105).


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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.
Policies which govern credit for prior learning options apply to credit awarded through the portfolio process. The charge for each credit hour requested is one-half the in-state tuition for one credit hour.
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. Visit our website for additional information: www.mscd.edu/~cooped.


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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: 1045 Ninth Street Park; 303-556-3290.
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 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


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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 1*............................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, an extended major or a 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 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.


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• 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 complete 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
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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.
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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 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 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 11-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 learn 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.


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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 Level 11**
Historical......
Arts and Letters . Social Sciences. . Natural Sciences. Total***........
Semester Hours
.............6
..............3
..............3
..............3
.............6
.............6
.............6
.............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. (“ao” indicates that the course is available online.)
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 I courses.


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COMPOSITION REQUIRED COURSES (minimum 6 semester hours)
ao ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay ...................3
ao ENG 1020 Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research & Documentation ...3
Roles: 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:
=6 satisfactorily complete ENG 1010 and 1020, or
>4> pass a CLEP (ENG 1010 only) or AP examination approved by the English Department, or
=> transfer equivalent courses.
MATHEMATICS (minimum 3 semester hours)*
MTH 1080 Mathematical Modes of Thought...........................3
MTH 1110 College Algebra ........................................4
ao MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics .............................4
ao 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:
O pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Level I mathematics credit (see courses listed above), or
cppass a CLEP or AP examination approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department, or
â– ^successfully complete a mathematics course for which a Level I 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 / 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
ao SPE 1010 Public Speaking ........................................3


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SPE 1620/MDL 1620 American Sign Language II......................................3
ao 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– =>pass an approved Level I communication course (listed above), or
cf’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
Opass 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 I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is determined by the department offering the Level I 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
â– ^Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I General Studies course requirements


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♦Natural Science and Social Science:
>=t>Courses numbered 1000 to 1990: minimum performance standards scores on the reading, writing and mathematics preassessment placement tests
•^Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course requirement and either ENG 1010 or the Level 1 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.
♦Students may not apply more than 8 semester hours of credit with the same course prefix to the Level II requirements.
♦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 modern 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
ao HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ...................................3
ao 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
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
ao HIS 3041 World History to 1500 ......................................3
ao HIS 3051 World History since 1500 ...................................3
HIS 3060 Rome and the Caesars........................................3
ao/mc HIS 3090 Native Americans in American History........................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


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me 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; “ao” indicates that the course is available online.
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
ART 2850/ENG 2850 Introduction to Cinema Studies....................................3
SPE 2850
me ART 3090 Art & Cultural Heritage...........................................3
ART 3950/WMS 3950 Women’s Art/Women’s Issues .......................................3
ao 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
ao ENG 2410/CHS 2010 Survey of Chicana/o Literature ...................................3
ENG 2460 Introduction to Children’s Literature.............................3
ENG 2850/ART 2850 Introduction to Cinema Studies....................................3
SPE 2850
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
FRE 3110 Survey of French Literature I ....................................3
FRE3120 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
MTH 3400 Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics......................................4
ao 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
ao PHI 3360 Business Ethics...................................................3
PSC 3050 Political Theory..................................................3
ao RDG 3060 Critical Reading/Thinking.........................................3
SPA 3200 Culture & Civilization of Spain...................................3


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SPA 3210 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization...................3
SPA 3220 Folklore & Culture of the Mexican Southwest...............3
SPE 2770/WMS 2770 Gender & Communication....................................3
SPE 2850/ART 2850 Introduction to Cinema Studies............................3
ENG 2850
SPE 3080 Great American Speakers ..................................3
ao SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication ..............................3
ao/mc SPE 3760 Cultural Influences on Communication......................3
THE 2210 Introduction to Theatre ..................................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, “ao” indicates that the course is available online.
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
ao/mc 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
ao 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
ao/mc ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness......................3
ao/mc CHS 1000 Introduction to Chicana/o Studies ..........................3
ao/mc 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
ao ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro...............................3
ao ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro...............................3
me EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3
ao EDS 3200 Educational Psychology Applied to Teaching .................3
FIN 2250 Personal Money Management...................................3
FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio-Cultural Issues..........................3
ao GEG 1000 World Regional Geography....................................3
ao 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
ao 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
ao/mc HMT 1850 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment .. .3


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ao HON 1001/PSY 1001 Introductory Psychology.....................................3
HON 3800 Revolutions & Social Change I...............................3
HON 3810 Revolutions & Social Change II .............................3
HPS 2720 Fundamentals of Coaching ...................................2
ao/mc HSP 3490 Multicultural Issues in Human Services......................4
me ICS 1000 Introduction to Asian American Studies .....................3
ao/mc ICS 2100/AAS 2100/ Women of Color..............................................3
CHS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100
ao IND2810 Technology, Society & You ..................................3
JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism & Mass Media.....................3
LES 4730 Sociology of Athletics in American Society .................3
ao MKT 2040 Managerial Communications...................................3
me NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studies.....................3
ao/mc 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
ao PSC 1010 American National Government ...............................3
ao PSC 1020 Political Systems & Ideas ..................................3
PSC 2100 Political Socialization ....................................3
me PSC 2200/AAS 2200 Politics & Black People.....................................3
PSC 3120 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
ao PSY 1001/HON 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
ao/mc SED 2200 Diversity, Disability, and Education .......................3
ao 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
ao SWK 1010 Introduction to Social Welfare & Social Work ...............3
ao WMS 1001 Introduction: Woman in Transition ..........................3
ao/mc 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; “ao” indicates that the course is available online.


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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 learn 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
ao/sp AST 1040 Introduction to Astronomy ....................................3
AST 3040 Modem Cosmology...............................................3
ao/sp BIO 1000 Human Biology for Non-Majors ................................ 3
sp BIO 1010 Ecology for Non-Majors........................................3
ao/sp BIO 1080* General Introduction to Biology ..............................3
BIO 1090* General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ...................1
ao 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
ao CHE 1100 Principles of Chemistry.......................................5
CHE 1850 & either
CHE 1800 or 1810** General Chemistry I or II ...................................6
CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I ..........................................4
CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry I Lab.......................................2
ao ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmental Sciences .......................3
ENV 1400 World Resources...............................................3
GEG 1100 Introduction to Physical Geography............................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
HES2150 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
ao MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology ..................................3
MTR 3500 Hazardous Weather.............................................3
ao NUT 2040 Introduction to Nutrition.....................................3
ao/sp PHY 1000 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 I & Laboratory ...............................5
PHY 2331/PHY 2341 General Physics II & Laboratory...............................5
PHY 3620 Sound & Music.................................................3
SCI 2610 Integrated Natural Science I .................................3
SCI 2620 Integrated Natural Science II.................................3


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*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; “ao” 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 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
ao ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness.......................3
ART 3090 Art & Cultural Heritage.......................................3
ao 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
ECE 2340 Foundations of Early Childhood Education......................3
EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3
ao EDU3100 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
ao HIS 3090 Native Americans in American History...........................3
HIS 3590 American Immigration History ..................................3


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HIS 4110/HON 3850 American Culture I .........................................3
ao HMT 1850 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment .. .3
ao 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
NASI 000 Introduction to Native American Studies.....................3
NAS 3200/PSC 3200 Native American Politics....................................3
PSY 3170 Multicultural Service Learning .............................3
PSY 3700/AAS 3700/ Psychology of Group Prejudice...............................3
CHS 3700/WMS 3700
ao SED 2200 Diversity, Disability and Education.........................3
SOC 1040 Introduction to Social Gerontology .........................3
SOC 3220/WMS 3220 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups................................3
ao SPE 3760 Cultural Influences on Communication .......................3
XXX 1190 *First Year Seminar ........................................3
ao 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.
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 4710 Criminalistics Internship II ..................................6
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
ao COM 4790 Senior Seminar in Technical Communications.....................3
CSI 4260 Software Engineering Practices.................................4
ECE 4380 Developmentally Appropriate Practice II: Field Experience......1
ECE 4390 Student Teaching & Sem.: Early Childhd (Preschool-3rd Grd) .6,12
ao 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
EET 4100 Senior Project.................................................1
EET 4110 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


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ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenges...............................3
ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies ..................................3
FRE 4520 Modem French Theater..........................................3
FRE 4530 The French Novel .............................................3
GER 4200 Major German Authors..........................................3
GER 4400 German for Business II .......................................3
GER 4410 Advanced Translation Techniques...............................3
GIS 4890 Advanced GIS Laboratory.......................................3
F1CM 4510 Health Care Management Practicum..............................6
HES 4520 Internship in Gerontology ..................................3-6
HES 4970 Internship in Holistic Health and Wellness ...................3
HIS 4820 Senior Seminar................................................3
ao HMT 4040 Senior Hospitality Research Experience I .....................2
ao 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
HSP 4790 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
ao 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
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
SPE 4120 Freedom of Speech ............................................3


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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(A-G) 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; ao 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 designated 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-semester 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.


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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.
• 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.
Transcript of Records
An official transcript is a certified copy of a student's permanent academic record. Transcripts are free. There is a charge for faxed transcripts. 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. Due to wide variation in definition and interpretation of class rank, by policy the College does not rank its students or graduates. 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.


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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 within the first two weeks of the following semester. Questions should be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3907.
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 fall, 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, enrollment status, veterans’ status and probation/suspension depend on students receiving all their grades.
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P - Pass
PL - Portfolio Assessment
PP - PEP Exam
S - Satisfactory (limited to internships, practicums, field experience courses and workshops)
SA - Study Abroad - no credit
SE - Satisfactory/Education (limited to ECE 4390, EDS 4290, EDU 4190, EDU 4590,
SED 4190 and SED 4500)
SN - Study Abroad - no credit U - Unsatisfactory (equals “F” and computed in GPA)
UE - Unsatisfactory/Education (equals “F” and computed in GPA)
I (Incomplete)
The Incomplete (I) notation may be assigned when a student, who was achieving satisfactory progress in a course and who had completed most class assignments, is unable to take the final examination and/or did not complete all 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 year, the “I” notation will convert to an “F.”
Graduating seniors may not graduate with an “I” on their MSCD academic record if:
• the course in which the “I” was assigned is required for graduation, or
• a D or F assigned for that course would result in an overall GPA less than 2.00.
The “I” notation may not be given for a self-paced course. If a student does not complete a self-paced course within the semester s/he enrolled in the course, s/he must re-enroll in the course in order to complete it.
If a student receives an "I" in an online class, the instructor should contact Instructional Technology who will add the student to the online course roster so that the student will be able to logon to the course. This must be done by the instructor each semester the student continues to work on the course.
In order for an “I” to be changed to a letter grade, the incomplete work must be completed for the course for which the student originally registered. The student should not re-enroll for the same course unless his/her intent is to retake the entire course. In this case, the student will pay tuition and fees.
NC/Withdrawal (No Credit)
The No Credit (NC) notation is not a grade. It may indicate withdrawal from the course or course repetition. (The NC should not be confused with a schedule change during the first 12 days of the fall or spring term [8 days for the summer term]. During this period a student may drop a course, and it will not appear on the student's academic record.)
The "NC" notation may be used in self-paced courses to indicate that the student has not completed the self-paced course(s) and requires additional time 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. Deadlines as described in this section apply. •
• The following minimal standards shall be required throughout the college and shall be a part of all school, department, and individual faculty policies. The following is for full term classes for fall and spring semesters. Specific NC deadlines for full-term classes for fall, spring and summer semesters are published in that term's class schedule. Prorated deadlines are available from the Office of the Registrar and the Student Accounts office for "part-of-term" classes. "Part-of-term" classes are those classes which have start and/or end dates different from those of full-term classes. The "NC" notation is available to students for full term classes in all instances from the 12th day of the term through the fourth week of classes for fall and spring semesters. The period


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during which students may request an NC without the faculty member's signature will be established for summer, part-of-term and weekend courses based on percentages of the term. Deadlines for weekend and "part-of-term" classes are available from the Office of the Registrar and from the Student Accounts office. The deadline for requesting an NC without faculty approval for full-term classes is published in the class schedule for each term.
• During this period, students may request an NC ONLY through the voice response system, calling the same number that is used for registration and to retrieve grades. NCs are not available through the web registration system.
• Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of full term classes during fall and spring semesters may receive an "NC" notation for each course provided faculty approval is granted and indicated on the request form by the faculty member's signature or the department chair's signature in the case of the absence of the faculty member who is the instructor of record. NC request forms with the instructor's signature for full term classes are due to the Office of the Registrar by the deadline noted in the class schedule for any given term. Part-of-term NC deadlines are available from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of Student Accounts.
• 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). Such additional restrictions should be included in the instructor's class outline and policies which are distributed to all students on the first day of class.
• Student requests for an "NC" notation in a given course will not be granted after the tenth week of the fall and spring semester or after the published date for summer term for full-term classes (or after the part-of-term deadlines for requesting an NC with the signature of the faculty member) unless the request is approved by the faculty member, the department chair and the dean. The "I" notation may be used during this period, provided the conditions specified in the "I" explanation above apply.
• Proportional time frames are applied for part-of-term courses, weekend courses, workshops and summer terms. These deadlines are available from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of Student Accounts. Deadlines for full-term summer classes are published in the class schedule.
• 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. If attendance is a part of the grading criteria, that policy should be included in the individual faculty member's class policies and outline and distributed to students on the first day of class.
Students who withdraw from a course or courses because of the death of an immediate family member, serious illness or medical emergency, or employment changes beyond the control of the student may file a Tuition and Fees Appeal Form through the Office of Student Accounts. In these cases, the student is still required to obtain an NC for each course s/he is withdrawing from according to the guidelines above. If the student is incapacitated and unable to contact his/her instructors), the student or her/his representative, may contact the Office of the Registrar, the academic department chair, or the dean for assistance in contacting the faculty and requesting withdrawal as indicated by the NC notation.
Computing Grade Point Average/
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 number of quality points 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, SE, SN.


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Pass-Fail Option
The pass/fail option encourages students to venture out of their major and minor fields and thereby broaden their educational experience. A student must declare interest in the pass/fail option no later than the twelfth 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 printed Class Schedule under "pass/fail" for specific deadlines) by contacting the Office of the Registrar and completing the Request for Pass/Fail Option. Once approved, the request for the pass/fail option is irrevocable. A student who requests the option and later is declared ineligible will receive written notification from the Office of the Registrar.
Students who have completed at least one MSCD course with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA may choose to be evaluated for a certain course on a pass/fail basis rather than by a letter grade. Major, minor, General Studies and other courses required for a degree and courses 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 pass/fail courses is 18 credit hours earned in no more than six courses and limited to one course per semester or part-of-term. Course work must be graded to determine if it is pass or fail.
The "pass" grade (P) has no effect on the GPA; the "fail" grade is equivalent to the grade of "F." The "pass" grade (P) is equivalent to the grade of D or better. Pass/fail courses are under the same "NC" guidelines and deadlines as other courses in the institution which are those established college-wide and those which are established by individual school and department regulation.
The instructor will assign and record the pass/fail grade on the final grade list that identifies students electing and eligible for pass/fail grading. Some institutions do not accept credit in transfer for courses in which a "pass" grade is given. Therefore, students who plan to transfer or take graduate work should determine whether the institution of their choice would 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 Metropolitan State College of Denver 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. The grade(s) for all prior attempts will be changed to the "NC" notation unless a permanent F has been assigned. Repeated courses must carry the same title, course number and semester hours. To make a course change, the student must re-register and pay the full tuition for the course in question, complete the course earning a letter grade, and complete the Last Grade Stands form in the Office of the Registrar. 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 be treated differently from the above procedures (see number 4 below). A FAILING COURSE GRADE ASSIGNED AS A RESULT OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY IS CONSIDERED A PERMANENT ”F” AND CANNOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THIS POLICY. A student may not repeat a course and request "last grade stands" after the completion of an MSCD degree which includes the course in question. Specifically:
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 an "NC" (no credit, withdrawal) notation. The NC notation does not affect the credit total and GPA.
2. The determination of course equivalency will be made by the Office of the Registrar in consultation with the academic department.
3. If the student does not request that the previous grade(s) of a course be changed to an "NC" after the course is repeated, the changes will be made at the time of graduation evaluation. The Last Grade Stands Policy cannot be used after the student graduates from the College for courses taken prior to the date the degree is awarded.
4. Students who have earned a degree at MSCD and subsequently take additional courses or work towards a second degree may use last grade stands for courses for which the original enrollment is after the first degree is awarded.
5. 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.


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6. An exception to this policy occurs when a student takes a course 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 an "NC," but rather, the transfer credit will be disallowed.
7. The Last Grade Stands policy applies only to MSCD courses. Courses taken under the Interinstitu-tional/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.
8. 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 an "NC" notation with the use of the grade exception form.
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) •
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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.
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.
STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Policies and Procedures
Generally, the policies and procedures contained in this Catalog must be followed by students officially enrolling for the 2002 fall semester and the 2003 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
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(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 College-sponsored activities (on-campus and/or off-campus), are expected to comply with College rules and regulations and with the regulations of off-campus 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.
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.
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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.
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.


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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.
3. The term "faculty member" means any person hired by the College to conduct classroom activities.
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.
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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
A. Jurisdiction of the College
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.
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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.
10. Use, possession, or distribution of narcotics or other controlled substances except as expressly permitted by law.
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
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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
See Article IV in the Student Handbook or the Dean of Student Life for complete information.
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.


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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.
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,


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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.
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.


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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
> email 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
> last educational institution attended


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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:
CRIMINAL 0FFENSES+ On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000
MurderfNon-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Forcible Sex Offenses (incl. forcible rape) r 1" 3- 0 0 3 0 0 0
Non-Forcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 2" 0 0 0 0 5 4 2
Aggravated Assault 7 2 3 0 0 9 2 5 5
Burglary 6 11 3 8 5 1 0 2 2
Motor Vehicle Theft 16 13 9 5 3 1 1 5 7
Arson 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
"Forcible fondling
"One offense, two victims: business & individual '""Forcible rape-one attempted-2 completed
HATE OFFENSESt- On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000
MurderfNon-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
All Forcible Sex Offenses (incl. forcible rape) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forcible Rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Simple Assault r 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
"One incident, two victims; ethnic intimidation
ARRESTS+ On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000
Liquor Law Violations 4 3 2 - 1 0 3 17 27
Drug Law Violations 41 47 28 - 1 5 11 20 18
Illegal Weapons Possessions 6 2 5 - 1 0 3 7 7
+ Statistics for one non-campus address not available at this time.


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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
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
• Marketing
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 61 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.
Bachelor of Science Degree
♦ Accounting
♦ Computer Information Systems
♦ Finance (General Finance,
Financial Services, Real Estate)
♦ Management
♦ Marketing
Bachelor of Arts Degree
♦ Economics
Concentration for Business Majors
♦ International Business
Minors
♦ Accounting
♦ Computer Information Systems
♦ Economics
♦ General Finance
♦ Financial Services
♦ General Business
♦ International Business » Management
♦ Marketing
Certificate Programs for Credit
♦ Database Analyst
♦ End User Support Specialist
♦ Network Specialist in Information Systems
♦ Personal Financial Planning
♦ Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems
Non-Credit Certificates
♦ Financial Planning
♦ International Trade Other Program Offerings
♦ Business Outreach
♦ Small Business Institute


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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 260 of this Catalog.
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.
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.
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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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


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Major in School of Business.......................................i.........................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.
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
CMS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics...................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance.............................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I................................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management......................................................3
MGT 4950 Strategic Management...........................................................3
MKT 2040 Managerial Communications......................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing........................................................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core.........................................................33


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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
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.


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Accounting Major for Bachelor of Science*
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 3090 Income Tax I..........................................J...........................3
ACC 3300 Introduction to Accounting Systems....................J...........................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
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 87).......................................34
Business Core (see page 87)................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 88)................................................9
Major in Accounting........................................................................24
Electives (see page 88)....................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum).....................................................................120
Students interested in becoming Certified Public Accountants should be aware that the majority of states (Colorado not included) 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.


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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;
♦ 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 87)......................................34
Business Core (see page 87)...............................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 88)..............................................9
Major in Computer Information Systems.....................................................24
Electives (see page 88)...................................................................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:
Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail.


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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
*This certificate has prerequisite courses of CMS 2010 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.
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 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design
CMS 4050 Systems Analysis and Design**...................................................3
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems ....................................................3
Three courses from the following courses.................................................9
CMS 3030 Business Web Page Development
CMS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNIX
CMS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic
CMS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++
CMS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUI Development Tools
*This certificate has prerequisite courses of CMS 2010 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.
**CMS 4050 has a prerequisite course of CMS 3230.
DATABASE ANALYST*
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position as a database programmer or database
analyst.
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach .................3
Any course from the CMS Programming Language Group: ..................................3
CMS 3110 Structured COBOL
CMS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNIX
CMS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic
CMS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++
CMS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUI Development Tools
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems ...........................................3
CMS 4060 Advanced Database Management Systems...................................3
CMS 4260 Database Administration................................................3
*This certificate has a prerequisite course of CMS 2010 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.
END 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 hard ware/software expert.
CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach .............3
CMS 3030 Business Web Page Development............................................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
*This certificate has a prerequisite course of CMS 2010 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.


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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 97 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
♦ sound decision-making abilities
♦ aptitude for detail and accuracy
♦ 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
FIN 3850 Intermediate Finance...............................................................3
Subtotal ........................................................................................9


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General Finance Concentration
Required Courses Semester Hours
Finance Common Core...............................................................9
FIN 4950 Financial Strategies and Policies........................................3
Subtotal.........................................................................12
Approved Electives*..............................................................12
Total Hours Required for Finance Major with a General Finance Concentration**....24
*Upper-division finance electives (three credits 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...............................................................9
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .............................................3
FIN 4600 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management..............................3
Subtotal.........................................................................15
Approved Electives*...............................................................9
Total Hours Required for Finance Major with a Financial Services Concentration**.24
*Upper-division finance electives (three credits 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 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 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
Real Estate Concentration
Required Courses Semester Hours
Finance Common Core........................................................................9
FIN 3800 Real Estate Practice and Law.................................................3
FIN 3810 Advanced Real Estate Practice and Law........................................3
FIN 3830 Applications in Real Estate Practice.........................................3
Subtotal..................................................................................18
Approved Electives*........................................................................6
Total Hours Required for Finance Major with a Real Estate Concentration** ................24
*Upper-division finance electives (three credits 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 two (2) 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.


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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
General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 87)...........................................34
Business Core (see page 87).....................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 88)...................................................9
Major in Finance................................................................................24
Electives (see page 88).........................................................................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:
Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING
ACC 3090 Income Tax I .................................................................... 3
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning (optional) ...........................................3
FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance...........................................................3
FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits ........................................3
FIN 3600 Investments ......................................................................3
FIN 4400 Estate Planning...................................................................3
Successful completion of these courses also meets the Certified Financial Board of Standards education requirement to 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
FP1V 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.
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.


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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
MGT 4640 Employee Training and Development............................................3
MGT 4650 Managing Productivity........................................................3
MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity..........................................................3
Total Elective Hours.......................................................................6
Total Hours Required for Management Major.................................................24
General Studies (Level 1 and Level II) (see page 87).....................................34
Business Core (see page 87)...............................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 88)...............................................9
Major in Management.......................................................................24
Electives (see page 88)...................................................................20
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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 87).......................................34
Business Core (see page 87).................................................................33
School of Business requirement (see page 88).................................................9
Major in Marketing..........................................................................24
Electives (see page 88).....................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)......................................................................120
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.


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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 (1BC). 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
ECO 3550 Global Economics and International Trade.......................................3
FIN 3100 International Money and Finance*...............................................3
MGT 3820 International Business.........................................................3
MKT 3710 International Marketing........................................................3
Total Required course hours.................................................................12
Plus 6 hours from the following courses: Semester Hours
ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology..........................................3
ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication *.................................................3
ANT 3300 Exploring World Cultures: Variable Topics^.....................................3
ECO 4450 International Macroeconomics...................................................3
GEG 1000 World Regional Geography.......................................................3
HIS 2010 Contemporary World History.....................................................3
HIS 3350 Countries/Regions of the World: Variable Topics................................3
PSC 3030 Introduction to International Relations........................................3
PSC 3320 International Law-*............................................................3
PSC 3600 Comparative Politics Area Studies..............................................3
Intemship/Directed Study^...................................................................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 4prerequisite: 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.
ECONOMICS DEGREE PROGRAM
Bachelor of Arts
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


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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
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.


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MAJORS AND PROGRAMS BUSINESS Page Accou ntin g ............... .... .... . ... . ........ . ......... 88 Computer Informa t io n Syste ms .............. 89 Econo m ics . ... . ...... ... . . .... . . . ......... . ...... ..... . . . . 97 Fina nc e ... ...... ....... ........ ..................... . ..... . 9 2 Management . . . . ...... . ......................... . . ...... 95 Marketin g ............................... . ........ ... ..... 96 HUMANITIES Art .. ............................. .... ..................... 106 English .................. ... .... ...... ........ ........... 1 1 9 Journa lism ...... ...... ........ . ............... .... ...... 1 3 6 Modern Languages .... .................... ........ 150 Music ...... . ........ . .... .......... ............ .......... 15 7 Music Educat i on ................ ............ .... .... 155 Philosophy .......................... ........ ........ .. 160 Speec h Com muni c a t i on .............. . ........ . 177 PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS Cr i m inal Just i ce and Crim in ology .. ... ..... 19 7 Health C are M ana g e men t .............. ........ 20 3 Hospitality , Meeti n g a nd T ravel Admin istration . . . . . .... . . . ....... ........ .... . . . 20 5 Huma n P e r f o rma nce a nd Sport .... ...... .... 211 Human S ervices ...... .............. ...... ...... .... 217 Lei sure S t ud ies .... ........ .......... ................ 224 Nursi ng .... . .............. . . . . .... ............ . ...... . ... 2 28 SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS B iology .................................................. 1 09 Chemistry ............. . ................................ 1 12 Computer S cience .... .... ...................... .... 117 Environ m e ntal Sci e nce .......................... 1 24 Land Use .... . ............. .......... ......... ........... 139 Mathematics ............ ...... ..................... ... 14 5 Meteorology ................... . ...................... 14 9 Physics ........ ... ......... .. ................... . ........ 161 SOC I AL SCIENCES Page A frica n Am e r ica n Studi e s ......... . . ...... . .... 1 04 An thropology ... ................ ................. .... 1 OS B e h a v i oral S cie nc e . ....... . ........ . .... . ......... 1 08 C hica no Stud ies .. .................................. 115 History ........ ......... ... .............. ................ 131 H u m a n D evelopment ............................ 134 Poli t i cal Sci enc e ........ ..... . ...................... 163 Psychology .................................. .......... 166 Socia l Work ................. .... .... ........ .. .. .. ..... 167 S ociology ......... ..................... . ............... 1 7 4 W o men ' s Stud ie s .......... ............. . . ........... 1 83 TECHNOL O GY Av i ation M anagement ...... ......... ............ . 189 Av i ation Technology ........ ............. ......... 191 C i v il Engineering Techno logy .......... ...... 196 Ele ctri cal Engine e ring Technology .... .... 198 Industrial Design ...... ....... . ........ .... . .... . .... 223 M ec han i cal Eng i neering Technology ...... 226 Surv e ying and M apping .... . .......... ...... ... 235 T ec hn i cal Communications .................. .. 25 1 SPECIA L PROG RAM S I n d i v i dualized Degree Program .......... 1 0 , 49 PreDental .............. .................... .... 1 09, 112 PreLaw ........ ......... ................. . ............... 163 Pre-Med ...... .... ............. ................ . 1 09, 112 PreVeterinarian .... ......... .... .......... . 1 09, 112 Special Educ ation ........... ........ .............. . 233 Teacher Educat i on ......... .......... ........ .... . 239 HSCil CAT }00}. TO 2flH HSCil CA 04/10/02 1111111111111111111 1 1111111111 DPT 918690014SIJY6 7155 $3.00 T H E METROPOLITAN STATE C OLLEGE o f DENVER Campu s Box 1 6 • P . O . Box 1 7 3362 • D e n ver , CO 8 0 2 1 7-3 362 • www . m sc d.ed u

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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, sta t ements and procedures co ntain e d in thi s publication ar e s ubj ec t to c hange or correction by the College without prior n o tice. The Metropolitan Stat e College of D e n ver reser ves th e rig ht to withdraw co urs es; revise the acad e mi c ca l e ndar; or c hang e cur ri cu lum , g r aduation procedures, r equire m e nt s and policies that appl y t o s tud e nt s at any time. C h anges w ill become effec tiv e whenever th e proper author itie s so determine. Thi s publication i s not intended to be a co ntra c t beMeen th e s tud ent and The Metropolitan State College of D enver. However, studen t s are bound by th e policies, proce dures, t andards and r eq uir e m e nts s tated h erein, so long as they are in effect.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS (See alphabeti cal index for specific topi cs) The College and Mission Statement ............. .... ................... 5 Academic Calendar ............. ... . . .......... . . ...... ............. 7 De grees and Programs ............................................... 8 Ba sic De gree Requirements ......... .................. . ..... . . ....... 12 Admissions ............ . .......... ................. . ............. 1 6 Enrollme nt ...................................................... 23 Registration ...................................................... 23 Tuition an d Fees .......... . . ..................... . . ............... 24 Financial Aid .................................................... 27 Services and Pr ograms for Students ......................... . .......... 3 1 Student Life ..................................................... 39 Alternative Credit Options ..................... ..................... .42 Special Academic Programs ........................................ .48 General Studies Program . ........................................ . . . 52 Additiona l Graduation Requirements (Multicultural an d Senior Experience) ..... 61 Academic Polici es and Procedures ....................... . . ........... 65 Student Right s and Responsibilitie s .................................... 72 School of Busin ess ............ .......................... .......... 83 School of Letters , Arts and Science s ....... . ...... . . . . . . .............. I 03 School of Professional Studies ... . . . . ................................ 185 Course Descriptions .............................................. 258 Board ofTrustees . . .......... ................................... .458 Officer s of Administratio n ........................ . ................ .458 Faculty .................... ........... ............. . . . .... .... .463 Alphabetical Inde x .......................... .................... .475 Auraria Ca mpu s Map ................. ................ .Inside Front Cover Extende d Campus Locat i on M a p ........................ .Inside Back Cover Produ ce d by: The Offi ce of Aca d e mi c Affairs and !he Offi ce of Coll ege Communi cations 2002

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' GENERAL INFORMATION 5 GENERAL INFORMATION THE COLLEGE The Metropo l itan State College of D enve r co nfer s more baccalaureate degrees than any other public baccalaurea t e institution in the n ation. The co llege offers arts and sciences, professional and business courses and pr ograms to a diverse student population. Excellence in t eaching and l earning i s MSC D's primary objective. The college's mission is to provide high-qu a lity , accessible, enrich ing education that prepares stu dent s for successful careers, postgraduate education and l ifelong learning in a multicultural , g lob a l and tech nological soc iety. The college fulfills its mission by working in partnership with the community at lar ge and by fostering an atmosp h e r e of scholarly inqui ry , creat i ve activity and mutual respect wit hin a diverse cam pu s community. More than thirty years ago , the s tat e legislature c r eated MSCD as Co l orado's urban Colleg e of Oppor tunity . Since then it bas occ upi e d an important nich e in the sta t e's system of higher ed ucat i on, beca use , by statute , it was d esigned to be unique. MSCD i s r equired to serve adult stu de n t s . First-time college s tud en t s w ho are 20 years of age or older and hold a GED or bigb schoo l dipl oma are a utom atically adm itt e d to MSCD , irre spective of their aca d emic record. MSCD i s required to serve traditional-aged students of all levels of achieve m ent and potential. As a r esult, the college e nr olls a rich mix of recent high sc h oo l graduates , many w ith excelle nt gra d es and test scores a nd others w ith m ore modest ac hiev e m e nt. MSCD is r equired to b e accessible to all c iti ze n s . That i s why tuition h as b een and remains amo n g the lowest in the s t ate. The college's role and miss ion are rooted in a commitment to excellence in teaching and learni ng. MSCD grad uate s pr aise facu lt y for their attentio n to teaching an d willingness to help students succeed. According to a survey of college a nd university a lumni conducted for the Colora do Commission on Hi gher Educa tion (CCHE) , MSCD a lumn i ranked the college number one in meeting their educat i o nal goals. In fac t , 99 p ercent of the college's gra duate s said MSCD's pro g r ams and curriculum met their goals. The college awards bachelor of sc i ence, bachelor of arts and bac h e lor of fine arts degrees. Students can choose fro m 49 majors and 76 minors offere d through three sc h oo ls: Bu siness; Letters , Arts and Sci ences ; and Professional Stud i es. P rog r ams range from the trad ition a l disciplines, s u ch as history and bio l ogy , to co nt emporary fields of study , such as C hic ano studies a nd health care management. The co l lege offers seve r a l bachelor ' s degree programs uniqu e in Colora d o , including aviation management , h ea lth care man agement , land u se, meteorology , and s u rveying and m a pping. Stu dent s may also design t h e i r own de g r ee through the Individu alized Deg r ee Program. STUDENTS As an urban college committe d t o serving the l oca l community , MSCD attracts s tudent s from a dive r se mixture of age groups, soc i oeco n omic classes, et hni c backgro und s and lifestyles . The college ' s cur riculum and phil osophy reflect that diversity an d enr i c h the u rba n ex peri ence. Current enro llm ent is 18, 432. Students range in age f r om 15 t o 78 w ith a median age of23. Eth n i c minorities mak e up 23 p erce nt of th e s tud en ts. About 56 percent of students are enrolled full-time and 80 perce n t work fullor part time. Seventee n percent are traditional stude nt s , beginning co lle ge before age 20 , w hil e 83 percent repr esent nontradi tional age groups. inety-four p ercent of stude nt s reside in the seve n counties of the D e nver metropo l itan area: A dam s ............. . . 1 3 % Denver ............ . . 29% Arapahoe ............ . 2 1 % D oug l as . . . ............ 6% Bou l d e r . ........ . ..... 3 % J efferson ... ....... . . . 1 9% Brornnficld . . . ...... ... 3%

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6 GENERAL INFORMATION FACULTY MSCD h as nearly 450 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 cu ltu rally diverse team of academicians, 41 percent of full-time faculty are women and 18 percent represent ethnic minorities. The MSCD faculty i s 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 , whic h 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 e x perience in the arts, business, com municat ion s, 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 Co l orado 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 hou sing 693 , 000 volumes , and one of the most unusua l student union facilities in the country in the historic Bavarian-style Tivoli Brewery Building . Excellent physical fitness facilities include a block -lon g physical ed ucat i on/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, s ocial, 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 mile s 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 c ourses scheduled during the evenings and weekends. MSCD offers classes in traditional fonnats as well as telecourses , online courses and correspondence courses. General information about these pro grams can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or the Academic Adv i sing Center. The Class S c h e dule c l early identifies all eve nin g and weekend courses. DISTANCE EDUCATION OPTIONS MSCD offers several options for distance education: online courses , hybrid courses (online / c l assroom combination) , te l ecourses , and correspondence courses. Online education is the fastest growing distance e du cation opt ion at MSCD wit h over 3000 students reg i s tering for one or more online classes during the Spring 2002 semester. MSCD ' s online courses tend to be small and highly interactive for both instructors and students. A student can comp l ete 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 serv i ces that are offered by the College ( www .m scd.edu) .

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GENERAL INFORMATION 2002-2003 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2002 FALL S EMESTE R Registration ............................................. Apri l 2-August 16 Orie n tat i on* ....... . ................... ........... . . . .... Apri l 3-August 16 Classes start . . . .... . ...................... .... .......... Monday , August 19 App l icat i on for Graduat i on D eadline . . . .... . . . . . . .............. Friday , August 30 Labo r Day (campus closed) .............................. Monday , Sep t ember 2 Wednesday before Thanksg i ving (campus open, no classes) .. Wednesday , ovember 27 Thanksgiving Day (cam pu s closed) .... . .................. Thursday, ovembe r 28 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, n o classes) ............ Friday , ovember 29 Cia ses end . . ..................... . . . ....... . . . ...... . Saturday , December 7 Final exams begin ................. . .................... Monday , December 9 Final exams end ...................................... Saturday, D ecember 14 Commencement (tentative**) .. ......... . .... . . .......... . Sunday, D ecember 15 2003 S PRI NG S EMESTE R Registration ...... . . ............................ . . . Midovember-January 17 Orientation* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ovembe r-J a nu ary I 0 Martin Luther King, Jr. D ay (campus open , no classes) ........... Monday, J anuary 20 Classes start ........................................... Tuesday , J anuary 21 Application for Graduation D eadline ................ . . . . . ..... Friday, J an u ary 31 Spring B reak .................................. Monday Saturday , March 24-29 Classes end ........ . . .......•............ . ............... Satu r day , May I 0 Final exams begin .................... . . .......... . . . . . .... Monday , May 12 Final exams end ................ .......................... Saturd ay, May 17 Commencement (tentative**) ................................. Sunday, May 18 2003 S U MMER S EMESTE R Reg istr ation ............. . ................•... . .............. Ap ril -May 27 Orientation* .......................................... ...... April-May 24 Memorial D ay (campus c l ose d ) ..................... .......... Mo n day , May 26 Classes start ... . . . . . . ...... . ................... . .......... Tuesday, May 27 Application for Graduat i o n D eadline ............. . ............... Friday , June 6 Independence Day (cam p us closed) .............. . .... . .... . ...... Friday, July 4 Classes end . ...... .............. . . . . . . . ................. Saturday, August 2 2003 F ALL S E M ESTE R Registrat i on ............................................... Apr i 1 -A u g u st 16 Orientation* ......................... . .......... . ......... April-August 16 Classes start . ................................... . . ..... . Mon d ay , A u gust 18 Application for Graduat i on Deadline .... . . . . . . . ........... . . . . . Friday, August 29 Labo r D ay (campu c l ose d ) . . . . .... ................... . . . Monday , September I Wednesday before Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) .. Wednesday , ovember 26 Tha nksgi ving Day (camp u s c l osed) ....................... Thursday ovember 27 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) .... . . . . . ... Friday, ovember 28 Classes e n d ........................................... Saturday, D ecember 6 Final exams tart ........ .... . . ......................... Monday, D ece m ber 8 Final exams end ........... . . ............. . . . . ........ Saturday , December 13 * For o r ientation , call 303 556 693 1 **Call 303 556 -6226 to confirm time and location for commence m ent.

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8 DEGREESANDPROGRAMS DEGREES AND PROGRAMS The Metropolitan State College of Denver is organi ze d into three schools. The schools are listed below with the m ajors and minors offered by each. T h e curriculum req u irement s for each of the programs are describe d in the Catalog in the special sections prepared by each school. Programs marked with an asterisk(*) do not requ ire comp l etion of a minor. Major Minor Degree School of Business Accounting* . ..... . . . ................. .......... X ....... x ..... . B .S. Computer I nformation Sy s tems* ........... .......... X ....... x ...... B .S. Economics ............................ ......... X ....... x ... . . . B.A . Finance* ................... ....... . . ........... X . . . . ... x ...... B.S. Financ ial Services ............ . . ............. . ............ x General Business ..................... . ................ ... x Internatio n a l Business .. ... ... ........................... . . x Manageme nt* ....... . ....... .................... X ..... . . x ...... B.S. Marke t ing* : . . . . . ..... . ......................... X . . ..... x ...... B.S. School of Letters, Arts and Sciences Afr i can A m er i ca n Studies ................. .... ..... X ....... x ...... B . A. Anthro p o l ogy ............... , . ....... ........... X ....... x . . . . . . B.A . Art* ...................... , ........ . .......... X ....... x .... B . F . A . Behav i ora l Science .... . . .... . ....... . ............ X .............. B . A . Biology ........ . . . . . ........................... X ....... x .. B.A ./ B.S . Chem i stry ............................. .... ..... X ..... . . x .. B.A ./ B.S. Chicano Studies ........................... . . .... X ....... x ...... B.A . Compute r Science . . . . . ....... . ................... X ....... x ...... B.S. Cnmmahstics ............. .............................. x Eng l ish .............................. .......... X ....... x ... ... B.A. Environmental Science* .......... . ................ X . . . ........... B.S . Environmenta l Studies ......... ......... ................... x Family Sup p ort in Social Work ....................... . ..... . x French . ......... . . . ........ ................... ... .... . . x Geography ..... . . . ...................................... x Geology .............................. . . . ............... x German ................................................ x History . . . ...... . . ............................. X ....... x . . . ... B .A. Human Development ...................... . ...... X .............. B.A. Interdisciplin ary Lega l Studies ........................... . ... x Journa l ism .................... . ..... . . . ........ X . ...... x ...... B.A. Language and Linguistics .............. . ................... x Land Use* ........................... . . ........ X ........ .. B.A ./ B.S. Mathematics ... . . ...................... . ........ X ....... x .. B . A ./ B.S. Meteoro l ogy ..... .... . . . . . . . .................... X ....... x ...... B.S. Modern La n g uages* ..................... . ........ X .............. B.A. Mus i c .................................... ... . . X . .... . . x . B.A ./ B.M. Music E du cation* . ............................... X ............ B . M .E. Native A m e r ican Stu dies ................................... x Philosophy . . .......................... . . . ...... X ....... x ...... B .A. Photojo urn alism .............. . .................... . . ..... x Physics ............................. . .......... X ....... x .. B.A ./B. S. Politica l Sc i ence ..... ............................ X . . ..... x . ..... B.A. Psycho l ogy ........... ...................... .... X ....... x ...... B.A . Public Administrat i on ..................................... x Public R e l ations . . . . . . . . . . . . .............................. x Social Work* .......................... . . . ...... X .............. B.S. Sociology ...................................... X ....... x ...... B.A. Spanish ......................... ....................... x Speech Commu n ication ........................... X ....... x ...... B . A . Speech , La n guage, Hearing Scie n ces .......................... x Theatre ................................................ x Theo reti ca l P h ys i cs ....................... . . . ............. x Urban Studies ........................................... x Women's Studies (Institute for Women's Studies and Serv i ces) . . . . . .................... ... . ............. x

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Major Minor De gree School of Professional Studies Airframe a nd Powerplant Mechan i cs ........... ............... x Aviat i on Management ....................... . ..... X ....... x ...... B . S. Aviation Technology .. ....... ................ . . . . X ....... x ...... B .S. Bilin guaVBic ultur a l E du cation . ...... .... .................... x C i vil Enginee ring Technology + ...... . ....... . . . . . . . X .............. B .S. Criminal Ju s tice and Criminology* ............ ... .... X ....... x ...... B .S. Early Childhoo d Ed u cation ...................... . .... . . .... x Electrical Eng i n eering T echno lo gy+ . . ....... ........ . X ....... x ...... B .S. Elementary E ducati on . ................................. . . . x Gerontology ....... . ........ ............................. x H ea lth an d Safety .......................... .............. x H ea lth Care Mana geme nt (u pp e r-divi s i o n ) ............. X ....... x ...... B . S. H olistic H ealt h and Wellness E ducation Multi-Disciplinary Minor ..... . ............ . . . ......... .. x H o pitality , Meetin g a nd Travel Administration* . . ...... X ........... . . . B .A. H otel Administration ..................... ................. x Human P e rformanc e a nd S port ............... ..... . . X ....... x . ..... B . A . Hum an Services* ................................ X ....... x ...... B .S. Indu strial D esig n * ............... ................ X .............. B . A . L eisure Studies ................. . . ............... X ....... x . ..... B .A. Mechanical E n gi n ee rin g Technology + .... . . .......... X ....... x ...... B .S. Meeting Adm inistr ation ................................... . x ur (uppe r-divi s ion for RNs)* . ............ . ..... X .............. B .S . Nutnt10n .................. . . . . . ........ . . .............. x P arent Educatio n ................. . . ....... . .............. x Private Pilot ............................................. x R eading .............................................. . . x R estaurant Administration . ......... ........................ x Secondary E ducation ........... . ........... ............... x Special Educatio n * . ............................. . X ... .... x .... .. B .A. Surveying a nd Mappin g ........................... X ....... x . . .... B .S. T eacher Licensing: Ear l y Ch ildho o d , Elementary , Specia l Educa tion , K-12, and Secondary Technical Co mmuni cat i o n s ......................... X ....... x . ..... B.A. Tr ave l A dmini s tration ................... ...... ............ x Other Indi vidualized De gree Pr ogram ...................... 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 (lO P ) offers students the opportunity to d es i gn a major or a minor to meet their specific educational goals when those goals cannot be met by other majors and minors cur rently offered by the College. Each st udent works closely wit h an advisor in the Center for Individual ized Learning and a faculty mentor to d esig n a coherent program of st udy to m eet the stude nt's spec i fic educatio nal objectives. Each st udent 's proposed program s hall be approve d by the department chair from which the majority of credit i drawn and by the dean of the appropriate School. AU requirements for any bachelor 's de gree from the college apply. Either a bachelor of arts o r a bachelor of science degree i . n individuali ze d Studies ma y be o u g ht. Specific information and assistance is available from the Ce nt er for individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Ce ntr a l Classroom I 06 . See page 49 of thi s Catalog for more information. Accreditations/ Approvals The Metropolitan State College of D enver i s accredited by t he North Centra l Association of Colleges an d Sc h ools (30 orth LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, lL 60602250 4, 1-80 0 -621-7440). individual aca demi c programs w ithin the followi n g a r eas are accredite d or a ppr oved b y the following agencies: Annrova Ag!ln!:)i l>\ccounting•• Co l orado State Board of Accountancy IAerosoace Science•• Council on Aviation Accreditat ion renter for Addiction Studies•• Colorado Depanment of Health r--hemisrry•• American Chemical Society Engineering Technology• Technology Accreditation Commission of the Acc r editaEngineering Technology* lion Board for Engineering and Technology, lnc. Engineering Technology* Ill Market Place , Suite I 050; Baltimore , MD 21202-4012 Phone: 410-347-7700 Fax: 410-625-2238 Care Management•• Associa tion of University Pro grams in H ealth Administra tion 730 lith Street, W , 4th Floor Washington , D.C. 20001-4510 Phone: 202 -6 38-1448 Fax: 202-638-3429 www.AUPHA.onz: email: AUPHA (alAU PHA .org Human Performance, Sport and Leisure Studies• Nationa l Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation tHuman Services•• Counci l for Standards in Human Services Education Music• Nationa l Association of Schoo l s of Music !Nursing• Nationa l Leag u e for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NL AC) 61 Broadway-33rd Floor; New York , ewYork 101 06 212-363-5555 Ext. 153 Soc i a l Work* Council o n Social Work Edu cation Education• Nationa l Council for Accreditation of Teacher Edu cation; Colorado Department of Education • Accreditation **Ap prov a l

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 11 C ert i ficate s of Completion Certificate programs provide op p ortunities to s u ccessfully complete a series of five to eight acade mic credit courses that focus on a particular area of career interest. Each certificate program is de s igned to stand alone o r merge with your degree program major or minor. The certificate title and date of award will appear on your tran cript. The certificate program is coordinated by the Office of Extended Education, 303-741-6394. Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of"C" or better. The courses cannot be taken pas / fail. CERTIFICATE PRO GRAMS AVAILABLE : S CHOOL OF B USINESS Database Analyst . ................. . . . . .... . . .... . . ............. ...... 91 End Use r Support Specialist ............................................. 91 etwork Specialist in Lnformation Systems . .................. ........ ....... 91 oncredit Fin ancial Plann i ng ............................................ 94 oncredit I nternational Trade ............................................ 94 Persona l Financial Planning ..................... . . . . .................. . . 94 Programmer/Analyst in Lnformation ystems ................................ 91 S CHOOL O F L ETTE R S , ARTS AND SCIE NCES Basic Competency in French ............................................ I 54 Basic Competency in German ....... . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .................... I 54 Basic Competency in Spa n ish . ................................... ....... I 54 Career and P ersonal Deve l opment ........................................ 184 Family Support in Social Wo r k (seven concentrations availab l e) ...... . . ......... I 72 Geograp hic Information Systems .............................. 0 •• 0 •••••• 144 German Translation .... . ............... . ............. 0 •••••••••• • 0 ••• I 54 Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation) .... . 0 ••••• 0 •• 0 •• 0 •• 0 •••••••••• 0 •••• I 30 Public A d ministration ..................... 0 • • 0 •• 0 • • 0 •• 0 ••••••••••••••• I 65 Spanish Translation Program .................. 0 ••••• 0 ••••• •••••••• o •••• 154 S CHOOL O F PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Activities Assistant for Older Adults .................. . . .... . 0 ••••••• 0 •• •• 2 I 6 Aquatics Assistant .................. 0 •• 0 •• 0 • 0 0 • • 0 • • 0 • 0 ••••••••••• 0 •••• 2 I 6 Coaching ..................... 0 ••••• 0 • ••••••• 0 •• 0 ••••••••••••• o •••• 216 Conditioning Specialist ........... 0 •• 0 • • 0 • o o •• o ••••• o • o o ••••••• o ••••••• 217 Corporate Video Production ................... 0 • • 0 • • 0 •• 0 • •••••••••••••• 256 Extended Day Activities A i de .................... . 0 • •••••••••••••••••••• 2 I 7 Geronto l ogy (Professiona l Serv i ces Orienta t io n ) ................... o •• o •••••• 202 High Risk Youth ...... ... ... ...... ................ 0 •••••••• 0 ••••••••• 22 I Lnternationa l Technical Writing .......................................... 256 Literacy Lnstructor .................................................... 232 Multimedia Production ................. 0 • • 0 • • 0 •• 0 • • 0 • • 0 •• 0 •••••••••• • • 256 onprofit Organization Administration .... ........................ o o • o •••• 222 Officiating ......................... 0 0 • • 0 • • 0 •• 0 •• 0 •• 0 ••••••••• •••••• 217 Recreation Assistant .......... 0 ••••• 0 •• 0 •• 0 •••••••••••••••••••• ••••••• 2 I 6 Technica l Writing and Edit ing .............. . ..... 0 •••• • 0 ••••••••••••••• 256

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12 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS BASIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Stude nt s are responsible for full knowledge of the provisions and regulat i ons pertaining to their pro gram contained in this Catalog and elsewhere . The final responsibility for completing the require ments for a degree r est w ith the students a nd it is recommended that they seek a d vice . Stu d e nt s sho uld never assume that they have approva l to deviate from a stated requirement without a properly signed statement to that effect. Pl ea e refer t o the Academic Poli cies and P roce du res sectio n in this Cata l og. REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL B A C HEL OR 'S D EGREES To earn a bachelor of cience , a bachelor of art or a bache l o r of fme arts degree, a student must sa t isfy the following minimum requirements , plus any others st ipul ated for the degree for whic h a studen t is a ca ndid ate. P lea e refer to t h e Academic P olic i es and Procedures sectio n in this Catalog. • Comp l ete a minimum of 1 20 semeste r h o ur s with a c umul ative G P A of2.0 o r higher for all cour e work . • Complete at l east 40 semester hours in upper-division courses (3000and 4000-leve l courses). • Complete all General Studies requirements listed for the degree and major . • Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requirement. • Comp l ete a three-hour Senior Experie n ce course requirement. Th i s co ur se must be taken at MSCD . • Complete o n e sub j ect majo r consisting of not l ess than 30 semeste r h o ur s . With certain except i ons (see the Degrees and Programs section on page 8 of this Catalog) , complete a minor consisting of at le ast 1 8 semes t er h ours. If a s tud en t comp l etes two majo rs, the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentrations un der one major does not constitute the comp l etion of two m ajo rs. Comp l etion of two majors does n o t result in two d egrees or diplomas. Coursework u se d to meet requirements for one major or minor may not b e used to meet requirements for a noth e r major o r minor . Students m ay not major and minor in the same discipline and are enco ur aged to obtain verification from a n advisor if uncertainty exists . • Complete all special requirements of a department and school. • Achieve a cumu l ative GPA of2.0 or higher in all MSCD courses that satisfy the require m en t s for the m ajor, and for all MSCD cour es that satisfy requirements for a minor. Stu dents should check with an advisor for special GPA pr ogram requirements. • File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the R egistrar by the following dead l ines: Fall 2002 August 30 , 2002; Spring 2003 January 31, 2003; Summer 2003 Jun e 6 , 2003. • Academic residency (c l assroom c r e dit ) r equireme nts: • Comp l ete a m inimum of 30 semester hour of c l ass r oom credit at MSCD, including th e l ast 12 semeste r h o ur s a ppli cable to the degree . • Complete at least 8 upper-division (3000and 4000-level cour es) seme ter hours of the major and 3 upp er-div i sion se m es t er hour of t h e m i n o r at MSC D (classroom cred it). • Students should be aware that Un i versity of Colorado at Denver pooled courses will satisfy academ i c residence requirements at MSCD. To u se a n MSCD-UCD p oo l ed co ur se for the last 12 hours residency requireme n t a student must ( I ) complete a minimum of 30 h ours credit at MSCD prior t o graduation and (2) obtain p ermission from the major o r minor department prior to taking a poo l e d co ur se to use it to meet a req uir ement in the major or minor program.

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1 • Courses taken interinstitutionally at one of the other s t a t e colleges will NOT satisfy the academic residence requirements at MSCD. CREDIT LIMITATIONS • o more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward graduation requirements (see page 258 of this Catalog). • o more than 30 semester hours taken by correspondence may be applied toward a bachelor ' s degree. • No m o r e than 4 semeste r hours in h uman p e r formance and l eisure activity (HPL) or varsity sports (A TH) courses will be counted toward a bachelo r 's degree for students who are not majo r ing in human p e rform a n ce , sport and l e i s u re studies. • No m ore than 7 semeste r h o ur s in music e n semble cou r ses will be counted toward a bache l o r 's degree for students who are not majoring in music . REQUIREMENTS FOR A SECOND DEGREE For an addit i onal bache l or's degree, stude nt s mus t comply w ith the following: • T he first bachelor's d egree must be recognized by MSC D . • General Studies will be co n sidered co mpl ete unless defic i e n cies exist acco rdin g 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. • Stu d en t s do not nee d to complete a minor unless specifically required by the major department for the contemplate d d egree . • Studen t s must satisfY the Multicultura l and Senior Exp erie n ce course requirements for the second degree. • Students must spend at least two additional semesters in r esidence . • Stu d ents must comp l e t e a minimum of 30 semester hours of MSCD classroom c r edit after the awarding of the previous degree. • Credit limitations for a bachelor's deg r ee also apply to the second degree. • An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the dead line stipulated in the Class Sch e dul e . GRADUATION CHECKLIST Students who anticipate completing all degree r equirements within the next two semesters s h o uld review the following sections of this Catalog: Requirements for All Bachelor Degrees; Academic Poli cies and Proc ed ur es (pertaining to Curriculum, Advising and Pro gram Planning [CAPP] , Graduation, Diplomas an d Commenceme nt, and Honors and Awards). After students have completed 90 earned credit hours at MSCD, inc l uding approve d transfer credits , they should request a CAPP Compliance Report from their major department. After reviewing the CAPP report with their facu lt y a d visor (major a nd min o r ) , if a ny adju stments are n ee d ed, the depart ment will submit an adjustment form to the Office of the Registrar. Once adjustments are made , a n upd ated Com pli ance Report will be mailed to the student. App l ication for Graduation: Fil e an Application for Graduatio n with the Office of the Registrar (CN I 05) by the following deadlines : for Fall 2002 graduation, file by August 30 , 2002 ; for Spring 2003 graduation , fil e by January 31, 2003 ; and for umm er 2003 grad u ation, file by June 6, 2003 . Stude nt s should file an Application for Graduation on l y if they will comp l ete all degree requirements that semester.

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14 GENERAL STUDIES After s ubmi tting an Application for Graduation, the student w ill be considere d a candidate for grad ua tion 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 encour aged to attend one of the two ceremonies. The commencement program lists candidates, degree, and degree honors , if any. Although there is no commencement ce r emony in the s um mer, 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 web s ite for complete , up-to-date information about commencement at www.mscd.edu/student/commence men t/ . Diplomas are issued approximate l y three weeks after the semester ends. Students 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 to graduating students about these arrangements. Transcripts with the p osted degree will also be avai l able approx im ately three weeks after the semester ends. S tud ents may r equest transcripts as early as the midd l e of their last se m ester and indicate that it is to be h eld unti l the degree is posted . All transcripts are free. Transcripts ma y be requested in person at the Office of the Registrar , CN I 05 , by fax at 303-556-3999, or via the web at www .m scd.e du / banne r.htm . Diplomas and transcr ipt s will NOT be issued if mone y is owe d to the College. If you owe any m oney to the CoLlege, please contact the Office of Student Accounts , CN II 0 , 303-556-6 I 88 , to ar r ange pay ment. THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY OF THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM The Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks to prepare its gra du ates for a lifetime of learning, which, in our c h anging and complex society , requires focused expert i se (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the abil i ty to communicate with and learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate edu cation fosters the critica l thinking necessary for the exploratio n of unfamiliar disciplines and for the syn thesis of l earning and exposes students to the richness and var i ety of the intellect ua l universe. General Studies Information Stude nt s must use a sing l e cata l og to meet all degree requirements , including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studies r equirements have been made retroactive . A s a consequence , many General Studies requirements and policies describe d in this Catalog may be followe d by students using earlier catalogs. General Studies Goals The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competenc i es: MSCD students should be able to: • write and speak with clarity; • read and listen critically; • draw conclusions from quantitative data; • recognize faulty reasoning ; • organize ideas ; and • communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.

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GENERAL STUDIES 15 M C D stu dents should: • have an o pen attitude toward different approaches t o probl e m s • have an informed awareness of the princip a l human ach i evements in history, art and l et ters , soc i ety, and sc i e n ce, and • be introdu ced to the b asic methods , know led ge, pr o blem s or attitudes c h aracteristic of a field . Structure of the General Studies Program Th e G ene ra l Studie Program i s st ructured to foster the d eve lopment of skills and to encourage students to u se their ma stery of skills to ex plore knowledge in a variety of di sc iplin es. The Gen era l tudie Pro gram pr ov ide s two levels of experience: Level 1-Skills Level I cou r ses provid e stu dent with the basic skills of reading and lis t eni n g crit i cally , recognizing faulty reasoning , dr awing con clu s i ons from quantitative data , organizing ideas and writing and speaking with clarity. Level llBreadth of Knowledge Level ll co ur ses intr o duce st udent s to the b asic methods , knowledge , problem s o r attitudes character i s tic of a field , enco ur age in stude nt s an open atti tude toward differe nt approaches t o problem s, e nabl e stu dent s to comm unicate with ex pert s in other di cipLi n es and learn from them and culti vate in students an informed awareness of th e prin cipal ac hie veme nts in history , arts and letters, social scie n ce, and science. ln addi tion , in Leve l II co ur ses stu dent s will continue to d eve lop their s kills in lan g uage and m a them atics. Distribution and Credit Requirements To comp l ete their General Studies Pr ogram, s tud e nt s mu s t take approved cour es th at fut.fill the following distribution and credit requirements: Category Level l * emes t er Hours Composition ............................... ............................ 6 Mathematics ......... . . . ...................... . . ...... ................. 3 Comm unic ations ..................................... .......... ........ 3 Le vel 11** Histo rical .... ....................... . . . . . . ...... ....... ............ ... 3 Arts and Letters ............................. ................. . . . . ...... 6 Social Sc i e n ces ....... . ......................................... ........ 6 atura l Sciences ............................... . . .... ................... 6 Total*** .............................. ....................... . ....... 33 *A transf er course or courses of at lea s t 2 semes t er hour s judged to be similar in ski ll development and co nt en t to a L evel I co ur se w ill sa ti sfy an individual L eve l I co ur se r e quir e ment . Equivalenc y will be det er mined by the d epa rtment offe ring the L eve l I course . **One-hour d evia tion s in the L eve l 11 ca t egories m ay b e allowed. ***A s tud e nt' s co mpl e ted General Stud ies P rog ram must co ntain at l eas t 33 semes t er hours. Basic Rules: Only approved co urses may be u sed to satisfy the General tudie s requirements. A lis tin g of these co ur ses be gins on p age 52 of this Catalog and i s indicat ed by co ur se in t h e Course D esc ription s section o f thi s Catalog. Gen era l College R equiremen t s brochur es contain all a pprov e d gene ral s tudies , multi c ultur a l and senio r ex perienc e courses . The brochur e i s updated two times p er year and i s available from academic department , the Acade mic Adv i sing Ce nter (CN 104) and Academ i c Affairs (CN 3 1 8). Genera l Studies co ur ses need not be counted tow ard G e nera l Studies requirem e nts . They ma y be taken as electives or to satisfy r eq uirem ents in the major or d egree program. Department s o r pro g ram s ma y s p ec i fy, by prefi x and number, so m e Genera l Studie s courses in ad diti on to cour ses required for the major o r a p rofessio n a l credential. Check with your depart m e nta l advisor.

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16 ADMISSIONS ADMISSIONS ADMISSIO N REQUIRE MENTS The College use two categories for c l assifying a ppli cants: those who are 19 yea r s old a nd younger and those who are 20 or older . B ase d on the College's modified open admission sys tem, eac h category has its own admi ssion requir e m e nts and proce dures. Students maintain the sta tus of continuing student whil e absent from t h e College for no mor e than three consecutiv e seme ters. Students who have not attended M etro for three consecutive seme ters need to s ubmit an application as re-admit students . For more infom1ation , see Admissio n of Previo u s l y Enro lled Students (page 18). APPLICATI O N D EADLINE Applications complete with all required credentia l s will be accepted through the first week of c l asses. If app l ying for admission after the first week of classes , a D ean's approva l from the ap pr o priate school is required to accompa n y the admi s ion applicat ion. However, for the best p ossible selection of courses , students ar e advised to apply early . First time college students a r e strong l y e n courage d t o apply for admiss ion at l eas t one m onth prior to the first day of c l ass to allow for processing time and e nrollment ste p s to b e complet e d . Refer to page 7 of this Ca t alog for important d ates. APPLICANTS 19 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER Applican t s w h o a r e 19 year s o r youn ger on September 15 for either the summer semester o r the fall semester , or February 15 for the spring seme t er , will be c l assified as traditional appl icants. They will be c onsidered for admissi on u sing the r equireme nts described below. Freshmen (first-time college students): The College will admit students who meet state requirements for the College as establis h e d by the Col orado Commission on Higher Education (CC HE). See chart on page 22. Applicants who do n ot m eet the s tat e d admission requirements will be considered on a n indi vidual basis that include s a carefu l review of all c r e denti als, including l etters of recommendatio n and a personal statement. Applic ants who have not graduate d from hig h school but have passe d and received the Colo r ado General Educational Development (GE D ) certificate o r its equival ent will b e accepted. ACT or SAT test results are not required with aGED . O fficial GED certificates mu t be mailed dir ectly to the O ffice of Admi s i ons by the i suing agency before an applicant can be accepted. Applicants mus t requ est that the following information be mailed dir ectly to the Offi ce of Admi ssions from the hig h school o r testing agency before a n admissions d ecisio n can be made: :::> ACT or SAT test r esults :::> O fficia l high schoo l transcript with GPA and class rank This informat ion may be s ubmitted at the end of the sixth, seventh, or e i ghth semester of hig h school, but no later than four week b efore the expected term of enrollment. A n official , fina l tran s cript with date of grad u ation i s requir e d no l a ter than the fourth week of the term of en.roll ment. tudents should r equest the tra n sc ript and verify that the hig h school transcript with date of g raduati o n has been mailed by the high school and has been received b y the Office of Admissions. Applicants who have ubmitted a complete applic ation by the deadlin e and who have a 76 index (see c hart on page 22) or higher , will be ad mitted. Students who h ave between a 65 and 75 index will be considered on a n individual basis . Students who h ave a 64 index o r lower will b e denied admission and will be encouraged to e nroll in a comm unity college. College Transfers: Applicants with 30 or mor e t ransferab l e semes t e r hours completed with at lea t a 2.0 cumula tive GPA will be offered admis ion. Students with fewer than 3 0 hour will b e con sidered on an individua l basis, based on high school GPA, ACT or SAT sco res and college work completed .

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ADMISSIONS 17 Applicants who have less than a cumulative 2.0 grade point average from all colleges and uni versities attended will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all credentia ls, including l etters of recommendation and a personal statement. Applicants must request that the following information be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the hig h school, testing agency and/or college or university: => ACT or SAT test r esults => hig h school transcript with GPA and class rank => transcript from each college or university attended or currently attending These credentials should be received at le ast four weeks prior to the ftrst day of classes. All required credentials must be received before a final admission deci ion can be made. APPLICANTS 20 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER Applicants who are 20 or older on September 15 for either the summer erne ter or the fall emester, 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 Co lle ge 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. AGED issued through the mil itary will be considered on a n individual basis. By signing the application for admission, degree-seeking applicant are certifying that they will r eq u est either a high schoo l transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent to the Office of Admis ions. Degreeeeking student will not be permitted to register for a second semester until thi s 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 Educat ional Development (GED) certificate or its equivalent. By signing the application for admission , degree-seeking applicants are certifying that they will r equest that eithe r 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 acce pted . 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 univer sity transcripts on file to receive a complete transfer evaluatio n . The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purposes . APPLICATION INSTRUCTIO NS Applications for admission are considered in the order in which they are received each semester . All credentials received by the Co lle ge become the property of MSCD and will not be returned to the tu dent. It is the respon sibility of the applicant to notify the Office of Admissions of any changes to the application for a dmi ssion prior to the first day of classes. If changes are not reported to the Office of Admissions, the registration process could be delayed for subseque nt semester . Failure to report acad e mic changes may result in rejection, dismissa l and/or loss of c r edit. I nternational (visa) applican t s should refer to the Admission of Intern ational Students section on page 20 in this Ca 1 alog.

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18 ADMISSIONS To app l y for adm i ssio n : Applications can be submitted on lin e at www . mscd.edu or are ava ilabl e from The Metropolitan State Co lle ge of Denver, Office of Admissio ns, Campus Box 16, P.O . Box 173362, Denver , CO 80217-3362 , 303-556-3058. A $25 nonrefundable application fee ($40 for international applicants) is required with the application for admis ion. Re-admit applicants are not required to submit an app lication fee. Submit a com pleted app l ication and application fee directl y to the Office of Admissions . The application and all required credentials (see Admission Requirements) should be received at lea t four weeks prior to the first day of classes. It is the student's responsibility to request that all requ i red credent ials be mailed directly from the issuing institut i on or agency to the Office of Adm i ssions . Hand-carried documents will not be acce pted. Although an app lic ant's record may be summarize d on one transc ript , an official transcript from each institution attended is required. The applicat ion for admi sion and all credentials received by the Co lleg e will be kept on file for three semesters after the semester for which the student wa accepted. After that time the file will no l o n ger be maintained for students who do not enro ll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after this time period must begin the admiss i on proce s again. Admission of Previously Enrolled Students (Re-admit Students) Re-admit stude nt s are defined as individua l s who have prev i ously enro lled and have r ece ived a grade or grade notation at the College. Re-admit students who have not been in attendance at MSCD for three or more semesters should: submit a completed application for admi sion ; and check the re-admission box on the top of the application under Applica t ion Statu . No application f ee i s required for r e -admission. ensure that t h e appl i cation and any r equi r ed cre d e ntial s are received at l east four weeks prior to the first day of classes of the semester for whic h admission is so ught. submit tran c ripts from institutions attended since l ast attending MSCD (if degree-seeking). If the student was not previously degree-seeking then t h e student must submit transcripts from all institutions attended. Stu dent s who are returning after five years of absence from the College are requir ed to r es ubmit all cre dentials. Admission of Nondegree Students The nondegree student classification meet the needs of stu dent s 20 year of age or older who wish to take college cour es but who do not current l y intend to wo rk tow ard a bacca l aureate degree at MSCD. With the except ion of high sc h ool stude nts who h ave com pleted the approva l pro cess , nondeg r ee stu dents must have grad uate d from high schoo l or r eceived a GED to qualify for admission. on degree students may change to degree status by comp letin g a Change of Status Form and s ubmit ting all required transcripts to the Office of Admissions . Admission Notification tudents will be notified by mail as soon as decisions are made. Once admitte d , students will be mailed instructions regarding course registration and other relevant information. Fir t time college students a re required to attend an orientation and an advising session prior to r egistering for c l asses. Depending upon a student's performance on the ACT or SAT , assessment tests may also be required. o tuition deposit is requ ir ed.

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ADMISSIONS 1 Students denied admission may a pp eal the dec i sion b y submitting a letter of appea l to the Director of Admissions along with new and compelling aca d emic information, l etters of recommendation and other s upportive documentation. ADDITIONAL ADMISSION PROGRAMS Summer Semester Only Appl icants 1 9 years old or younger who have graduated from high sc hool or have received a General Educational Development (GE D ) certificate and are applying for the summer semester, and who do not wish to continue after the summer semester, may be admitted under a provi sional status. These applicants are not required to submit admission credentia ls. Plea se check the a ppr opriate box under the M C D Plans section on th e 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 Enrollment Programs ( High Schoo l Students Only) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EDUCATION AND ENRJCHMENT PROGRA M The Student Education and Enr i chment (SEE) program is The Metropolitan State College of Denver's High Schoo l Concurrent Enro llm ent Program for college-ready st udents . SEE is designed to supplement a st udent 's existing education through early participation in collegel evel classes. This advanced p r o gram should not be interpreted as an alternative to high school completion but is, instead , a cooperative college/high school effort to pr ovide educational e nr ichment and early college attendance to qualified h igh school students. Students who participate in the SEE program are full y r e sponsibl e for tuition and fees. SEE stu d e n ts must meet the following criteria: Be cu rr ently enrolled in a Colorado high school as a junior or senior Demonstrated ability to do college level work as measured on a sessment test scores To apply for admission through the SEE program, the student m u st su bmit the following documents: Statewide Agreement Between Colorado School District and a Colorado College High Schoo l Co ncurrent Enrollment Form which includes student , parental , school district , and college a dmin i strator signatu r es. A completed MSCD admission application with the req uir ed $25 application fee Upon receipt of the se documents , the student's record is reviewed and the student will be admitted into the SEE Program. SEE stu dent s will be required to complete the enrollment process prior to class reg istration. POST-SEC O DAR Y E ROLLMENT 0 PTIO S PROGRAM The Post-Seco ndary Enrollment Option s Program (PSEOP) is a sponsorship program enacted by state law in 1988 that provide s high sc h ool juniors a nd seniors the opport uni ty to take col l ege classes for both high school and college credit. The program is intended to provide high school stude nt s with an optional learnin g env ir onment. This program allows a high schoo l student to r egister for college clas es, in most cases up to six semester credit hours (or two courses). These courses may be used for both high school and co llege cre dit. To part i cipate in the program , students must first seek app roval from their high school and schoo l district. The district det e rmines the number of c r edit hours the student may take and makes the finan cial arrangements. The student i s respon sible for payment of all tuit ion and fees by the Co lle ge paymen t deadline before the semester begins. To apply for the Post-Secon dary Options Program, a student must submit the following: A completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 applicat i on fee ACT or SAT scores. I f a student has not taken an ACT or SAT test, the assessment tests will be required to enter t h e program . Statewide Agreement Between Colorado School D istrict and a Colorado College High Schoo l Conc u rrent Enrollment Form which includes student, parental , schoo l district, and college administrator signatures.

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20 ADMISSIONS Upon receipt of these documents, the student's record is reviewed and the st udent will be admitted into the Post-Secondary Program. Post-Secondary students will be r equired to complete the e nrollment process prior to class registration . Metro Meritus Individuals 60 or older , who do not wish to earn credit , are invited to atten d tuition-free classes of their choice on a space available basis. The Meritus program is designed to give specia l encourage ment a nd assistance to retired citizens to continue their personal educa tional 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. ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS All students who declare a country of citizens hip other than the U.S. on their applications for admission must contact the Office of Admissions. App licant s who are U.S . resident alie n s (inc ludin g refugees and political asylum) will be required to ( I) submi t a minimum of an officia l high schoo l transcript/diploma that is determined equ ival en t to high schoo l graduation in the U.S., and (2) complete an immigrant advising interv i ew to ensure that the ir E ng lish langu age skills a re s uffi cient for admiss ion to the Co lle ge . Applicants who are on a n y type of temporary v i sas are required to submit the "Internation a l Student Ap pli ca tion " which ca n be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at our web s ite: www.mscd.edu. Applica nt s on temporary visas are required to submit (I) a minimum of a n official hig h sc hool tran script/ dipl oma that is determined equivalent to high schoo l g raduation in the U.S. , (2) Eng lish l a nguage proficiency documentation, normally in the form of an acce ptabl e TOEFL (Test of English as a Second Language) score , and (3) fin ancial support documentation to cover the cos ts of attending the Co lle ge for one academic year including living expenses (this is only required of potential students on F-1 an d J-1 visas). D etailed information regarding all requirements and admission procedures of international stu dents can be obtained from the Office of Ad mi ssions and on the Internatio nal Student Appl i cat ion 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 stude nt s after offic ial transcripts are rece i ved by the Office of Admissions . Within approx imatel y four wee ks, studen t s receive two cop i es of the transfer credit evaluation, one of which sho uld b e taken to the major an d minor depart ments for advice o n how credits might app l y to their programs. Transfe r credits will be accepted under the following guide lines: Credit must have been earned at an institution of hig her education h oldi ng full regional accreditation. Grades earne d must be a "C-" or better. Co ur ses with " D ," "F" or s imil ar g rade s will not be accepted in tran sfer. A s umm ary of tran sfer credit fro m each institut i o n will b e indicated on the MSCD academic record. Neither transfer course g rades n o r previous grade point averages will b e indicated or affec t the MSCD gra d e point average. Course content must be s imil ar to those co4rses offe red at MSCD. A maximum of 64 semester hours f rom two-year institutions will be applied toward an MS C D degree. A maximum of 90 semeste r hours of credi t will be app lied toward an MSCD de gree for acceptab l e work completed at a four-year institution or a combinat ion of twoand four-year institutions. Transferable co ur ses are accepted at the same level , i.e., lower-division or upper-division , at which they we r e offered at the previous institution. For examp l e, all tr ansferre d co mmunity college cou r ses will apply to the MSCD degree as lower-di vision credit. Students who have earned an A.A. or A.S. degree will r eceive junior s t anding at MSCD , pro vided all courses included in the d egree carry a g rade of "C-" or bett er and, ba se d on the course-by-course evaluation , otherw i se meet minimum MSCD t ran s fer credit sta ndards . S tu dents may need to comp l ete additiona l MSCD l owe r-di vision re quirement s .

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ADMISSIONS 2 Applicants having completed the Colorado community college core cur riculum , as certifie d on their community college transcript, a r e considered to have satisfied The Metropolitan State College of Denver's minimum General Studie requirements. However , additional specific lower-division cou r ses 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-awar d ed transfer cred it at MSCD , or inter rupts MSCD enro llm ent for t hr ee or m ore consec uti ve se m esters and r ea dmit s to the College under more re trictive tran fer credit evaluation policies. In accordance with p olicies established b y the Colora do Commission on Higher Educatio n to address tudent disputes regarding student transfer between Colorado public institutions, MSCD has instituted procedure for resolving transfer credit disputes. Questions regarding these procedures may be directed to Cr i stina Martinez in the Office of Admissio n s at 303-5563984. Questions pertainin g to a new or cont inuin g student's officia l tr ansfer credit evaluation should b e referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluat i on. That person's nam e and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General questions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary eval uation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services , Centra l C l assroom Building , room I 03, 303-556-3 774. Preparatory Course Credit Polic y o preparatory courses are applicable toward a MSCD degree after spring 1993. For details, plea e see an advisor in the Academic Advising Center. T ransfer Ser v ices The Office of Transfer Services offers assis t ance to students transferring from other institutions to MSCD . Spec ific services provided include the following: Weekly visits to local co mm unity colleges in the Denver Metro area Vi its to other Colo r ado community college once or twice annually Preliminary transcri pt evaluation Transfer student scho l ar hips Referral assistance to academic departments Transfer cou n se l ors are avai labl e by appointment and for walk-i n counseling. Counse lor s work closely with tran cript evaluator to provide students information abo ut their transfer c r edits and how those credits may be applied to their degree program. Question pertaining to a continuing student' offic i a l transfer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. Tha t person's name and telephone number is found on the letter which accompanies the eval uation se nt to the student. General quest ion s r ega rdin g transfer evaluat i o n or preliminary eva l uation s h o uld be referred to the Office of Transfer ervices , Central Classroom Building , room 103, 303-556-3774.

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ENROLLMENT New Student Orientation New Student Orientation offers a mandatory or i entation 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 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 invaluable in laying a solid foundat i on for students' future academic success. Approx i mately 4 ,000 students and parents are served by this program each year. For further information see the Class S c h e dul e or call 303-556-6931. Reading, Writing and Mathematic s Placement Examinations If the ACT or SAT has been taken within the last two years , some a sessment tests may be waived i f 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 560) or 24 in reading (no SAT exemption). For additional information on English o r Reading , call 303-556-3677 . For additional information regarding mathematics place ment, visit the MSCD website at http://clem.mscd . edu/ math-cs / studentinfo / mglp.pdf or obtain a hard copy of the Mathematics Group Learning Program brochure from the Academic Advising Center , CN104. 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 students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising Center, C I 04. Services available to students in the Center include the following: a Four-year Graduation Plan Agreement, 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 select i on process, adjustment to college, etc. For additional information cal l 303-556-3680. REGISTRATION All continui n g students in good standing and all accepted applicants at the College are eligible to reg ister each emester. 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 regi tration procedure and regis tration dates is published in the Class S c hedule, which is mailed to all continuing and new students. Concurrent Enrollment Students who find it nece ary to register at MSCD and another college at the same time should check with MSCD Transfer ervices (CN I 03) concerning the acceptance and application of transfer credits . Interinstitutional Regi s tration Students enrolled at MSCD may register for courses at Arapahoe Community College , Community Col lege of Denver and Red Rocks Community College. Courses take n at these institutions i n no way alter existing MSCD degree requirements , but may apply toward degree requirements subject to specific

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24 ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION approva l by MSCD. Students shou l d be aware that courses taken interinstit u tionally will be counted as part of the 64 semes t e r hours from comm un ity colleges ap pli cable to an MSCD degree. lnterinstitu tiona l c r edits will not sat i sfy academic reside n ce requireme n ts at MSCD. I n t h e event a conflict ari es betwee n the polic i es / procedures of MSCD and one of the colleges listed above , the most restrictive policy pr evails. Students are advised to confer with departme n t chairs and/or coordinators of academic advising before regis t ering i nterinstitutionally. Consortium Registration Adams State Col l ege, Mesa State College and Western State College togethe r with Metropo l itan State College of Denver form a system of state colleges. Each member institution can provide any student in good s t anding with the materia l s needed to enro l l temporari l y in any other member institution without incurring addit i onal m atr i cu l ation costs. Stu de n ts are charged tuition and fees at the host institution. infor m ation conce rnin g tuitio n is available a t t h e host institution. The process of enrolling as a system student s h ould beg i n at least one month prior to the beginning of the registration period at the host insti tutio n . Information concerning current procedures for enrolling in courses at these other institutions is avai l able from the Registrar's Office . Enrollment Status The e nr ollment stat u s of a student in the i n terinstitutiona l registration or co n sortium reg i stration pro grams is determined by the student's status at the home inst i tution (institut i on where the student is seeking a degree). Students should ascertain before enrolling at an institution that desired courses will satisfy d egree requireme n ts at the home institution. Course Audit Polic y Stude n ts may audit a c l ass with the permission of the instr u ctor and if sea t ing is available. Academic credit is not awarded fo r an audited course. The cost for aud i t i ng a course is based on regu l ar tuition as publis h ed in the current Class Schedule. Audit approval forms are available in deans ' and academic depart m ent offices. Changes in Registration Enrolled students may adjust schedules by dropping and/or adding classes. See the current Class Schedu l e for complete information concerning dropping an d / or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedule. Stu d e nt s who red u ce t h e i r course l oad after the 1 2th day of c l asses and befo r e t h e beg i nning of the fifth week w ill receive an "NC" notatio n for eac h course they have dropped. A NC/ Withdrawa l Form must be submitted by the dead l ine to the Registrar's Office . Students reducing their course l oad between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of classes d uring fall and spring semesters may receive an "NC" n otation for each course, provided faculty app r ova l i s granted. A dd itiona l restrictions regarding assign i ng the "NC" notation may be set by each sc h oo l , d epartment a n d/or facu l ty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the te n th week of t h e semester (or propo rtional time frame). Students are advised to seek faculty sig natures well before the deadline. A C/Withdrawal Form must be submitted by the dead l ine to the Reg istrar's Office . See the sections on grades, notations, course l oad and class attendance in this Catalog. Pro p ortional time frames are app lied for part-of-term courses , wo r kshops and s u mmer terms. P rocedures for addi n g or dropping a p art-of-term co u rse after t h e course h as begun are described in the c u rrent Class S c hedu l e . TUITION AND FEES Tuition Classification A stu de n t is class i fied 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 i s made in accordance with the Colorado Tuition Classification Law, CRS S23-7-l 0 I et seq. ( 1973) ,

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' ENROLLMENTIREGISTRATION 25 as amended. Once determined , a student's tuition c lassification status remain s unchanged unless sa tis factory evidence that a change should be made is presented . A Pet i t i on for I n-State Tuition Classification Form and the evidence request e d must be submitted to the Re g istrar' s Offi ce i f a s tudent believes she or he is entitled to in-state status. The tuition classification stat ute requires that in order to qualify for i n-state stat us, a s tud e nt (or the p arents or legal g uardi a n of the student in the case of students under 23 yea r s of age who are not emanci p ate d ) must hav e been domiciled in Co lorado for one yea r or more i mm e diatel y p r eceding the first day of the semes ter for which s uch classification is so ught. D omici l e for tuition purposes requir es two inseparable element : (I) a permanent place of habitation in Colo r ado and (2) int e nt to remain in Colorado with no int e nt to be domiciled e lsewhere . Some exam ples of co nnection s with the state that pro vide objective evide nce of intent are: ( I) payment of Colorado sta te income tax as a Colorado resi d ent , (2) permanent employment in Colorado, (3) ownership of res identia l real prop erty in Co lorado , (4) comp liance with law imposing a m a ndatory duty on any dom i ciliary of the state, s uc h as the drivers ' lic e nse l aw and the vehicle registration law and (5) registration t o vote. Other factors unique to the individual can also be used to demon stra te the requ i s ite intent. Any questions regar din g the tuition classification law should be directed to a n admissions officer at the Co lle ge. In order to qualify for in-stat e status for a particular semester , the s tudent mus t pro ve that domicile began not l ate r than one year prior to the first d ay of classes for that se mester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petitions are published in the Class Sch e dule each se mester. Tuition and College Service Fees The Board of Trustees the gove rnin g board of th e College , reserves the rig ht to alter any or all tuition and fees for a ny semester withou t notice . Tuition and college service fees are d ete rmined by the Trustees s h ortly before the beginning of eac h academic year . Information rega r din g tuition and fees i s publis h ed in the c urrent Class S c h edu le. Tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration. Standard Fees An a pplication fee i s r equi r e d of all a pplicants for admission to the College. This fee is nonrefundab l e and w ill not be applied to tuition. Application fee ......... .... ................................... $25 International stu d e nt application fee . ............................... $40 Matriculation fee ............................................... $2 5 Special f ees R etu rned check charge ....... . ..... . .... ........................ $ 1 7 Tuition Adjustments Plea e see the Clas s S c hedul e for th e current se m e ter. STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE A II stude nt s takin g I 0 credit hours or more in the fall or spring se m ester or eig ht c redit hour or more in the summer semester are req u ired to participa t e in the College-sponsored student health ins urance coverage unless proof can be provided that a stu dent h as compara ble and valid ou tside health insurance coverage.* Full tim e s tudents are automatically billed for st u den t health insura n ce on their tuition bill under the insu r ance heading . Students who h ave o ut side insuranc e coverage are re s pon s ible for completing a waiver form b y the d ea dline indicated in eac h semester's Class Schedule in order to have the insurance charge removed from their tuition bill (dea dline changes from semester to emeste r). W aive r forms will not b e ac ce p te d a fter t h e d ea dlin e listed in eac h se m es t e r's C la ss Sch e dule. I t i s the student's res pon s ibility to b eco m e fami liar with the College's policie s and to adhere to the dea dli ne s listed . iQ refunds will occur after the waiver deadline . Waiver form s and insurance brochures a re available a t e ither the Student Health Insurance Office located i n the Health Ce nter at Auraria (PL 1 50) or the tu dent Accounts Office (C II 0). Wai ve r forms are also printed in each C la ss S c h e dul e and available from the SHC website at http :/ / www.mscd.edu/stude n t/ r eso urces/hea l th/.

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26 ENROLLMENT/ REGISTRATION Health insurance wa i ver forms are va lid for only one year. Continuing students m u st complete a waiver form ANNUA LLY prior to each fall semester. Students with a break in academic enrollment, and those who begin c l asses in the s prin g or s umm er, must complete a wa i ve r form by the appropriate deadline (listed in the Class Schedule) for the semester they enroll and every fall se m es t e r ther eafter. Waiver form information will be mailed to the current ho me a ddr ess of all full-time stud e nt s prior t o the se m ester of e nrollment.Students who r e qu es t a waiver form t o provide proof of va lid o ut side h ea lth insura n ce must: Comp l ete th e stud en t health insura nce waiver form. Attach a copy of a valid health ins ur ance card to the waiver form . Note: copy both the fron t and back side of yo ur insurance card on to a se p a rate s h eet of paper. Submit the waiver forrn by the deadline indicated in each semeste r 's C l ass Schedule (deadli ne changes from se mester to semeste r). All covered services at the Health Center at A ur aria are paid at I 00 percent after any ap pli cable co -pay ments. The deductible is waived and there i s no need to co mpl ete an insuran ce c laim form. The pre existi n g condition exclusion c l ause is also wa i ve d for services perf ormed . Plea se see the cur r ent Student Hea lth I n s u rance Brochure for a summary of the plan benefits , r equirements and exclus i o ns. Brochure s can be obtained at t h e Health Cente r at Auraria . Dependents of a student participating in the Student Health Insurance Prog r am are a l so elig ibl e for op tion a l insurance coverage. Adult dependents ( I 8 and up) may u se the Health Ce nt er at A ur aria after they pay the semesterly usage fee. D e p en d e n ts 1 7 years o l d or yo un ger are not elig ib l e for services at t h e H ea lth Ce nter. Please caLl t h e insurance office for information regarding pediatric ca re. ln ad dition , s tud e nt s enrolled durin g the spring semeste r are give n the option of pur c h asing sum m e r h ea lth insurance without atte nding classes, provided that payment is rece i ved b y the d ea dlin e listed in the s umm e r Class S c h edu l e . Graduating stude nts h ave the option to purchase from one to six months of co ntinuing coverage . Students w ith question s regardi n g Stu d ent Health Insur ance should contact the Stud e nt Insurance Office at 3 03556-38 13. *Effec tive August I , 1998 , the "Colorado Resid e nt Discount Program" wi ll NOT be accepted as proof of co mparabl e outside h ea lth in surance co verag e for wa iv e r purposes. This specia l progra m is not co n sidered h ealth insurance and was not designed by the sta t e l egis latur e for this purpose . STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE Voluntary Program for PartTime Students Based on the mandatory insurance requirement which the College has a d o pt e d , the Student In surance Ca rrier h as permitted the College to offer the following Voluntary Health In s ur ance P rogram t o part time s tud ents. This pr ogra m is exclusively for p art time s tud e nt s taking 6-9 cre d it hours in the fall and/or spring se mester(s) an d 6-7 credit hours durin g the s umm er semester. Students taking more or les s c r e dit h ou r s than indicated above are NOT eligib l e for thi s vo lunt ary prog r am. The Vo l unt ary Plan h as the same deadlines (as l isted in the Class Schedule) , pla n design, cost a nd ben efit l eve l s as does the mandatory insurance plan referenced in the pre v ious sectio n . P art-time student s interested in the vo lun tary opt i on should co nt act the S tud e nt Insurance Office at 303-556-3873 for a pplication d etai ls. STUDENT DENTAL INSURANCE Voluntary Program for all Students Vo lunt ary Dentallnsurance is availab l e to all students taking one credit h o ur or more . Info rmati on and app lic ation forms can be obtained at the S tud ent insurance Office in the H ea lth Center at A ur aria (PL 1 50).

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FINANCIAL AID 2 FINANCIAL AID The MSCD financial aid program provides assistance and advice to students who would be unab l e t o pursue their education at the College witho ut such help. Sc hol arships , grants , loans and parttim e employment are available singly or in various combinations to meet the difference between what the stu dent and the student ' s family could reasonably be expected to provide and the expected cost of attending MSCD. ESTIMATED EXPENSES The 2002-2003 academic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents: Res ident Nonreside nt Tuition and Fees ... ......... $3,370 ........... $9, 570 Room and Board ........... 7 , 875 ........... 7,875 Books and Supplies ......... I 142 ...... . .... 1 ,142 Transportation .............. 765 ...... . . ..... 765 Miscellaneous ............. 1.008 ..... ...... .Lilll..8. Total $ 1 4 , 160 ......... $20 , 360 Tuition and fees are set by The State Colleges in Colorado and are subject to change without notice . All stu dents are placed on a single-person budget. Additional allowances may be made for students with day-care co ts for dependent chil dr en a nd for expenses r e l a t ed 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 w ith Selective Service (if required); h ave financial need be degree-, licensure-, or certificate-seeking; be making satisfactory academic progress; and not be in default on a federal education l oan or owe a repay ment on a federal grant . APPLICATION PROCEDURES Students must complete the Free Application for F ederal Student Aid (FAFSA) eac h year to determ i ne financial aid eligibility. Entering college fres hmen should obtain 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 (perso n a l ide nti fication number) from the Federal Processor between ovember, 2001 an d J anuary, 2002. This PIN is used for comp l eting the 2002-03 Renewal FAFSA on lin e at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For quicker processing , we strongly recom m end that returning, transferring and entering students complete thei r FAFSA or Renewal F AFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa.e d .gov. Stude n ts s h o uld complete an d s ubmi t the FAFSA or R enewal FAFSA to the fede ral processor as ear l y as possible (after January I st), pr efe r ably no later th an mid-February. Detailed information concerni n g application proce dur es is provi d ed in the Financia l Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide available in the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS The amoun t of funds made available to students depends on the maximum award allowed by regulation of each program, the student's es t ablished financial need duration of the student's enrollment , and funds allocated to the College by the state and federa l governments. Grants G r ants are gift money from the federal or state government and do not have to be repaid. Fe d eral Pell Grant s are fede r a l funds and awarded to undergraduate student w h o have not ye t received a bachelor's degree and who a r e U.S. citize n s or eligib l e nonc iti zens. The a m o unt of t h e awar d is based on each student's financia l eligibility an d the number of ho ur s for which the student is enrolle d . The amount of Federal Pell Grant awards for the 2002-03 academic year will range from $400 to $4 , 000

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28 FINANCIA L AID for those students who qualify. Full-time, half-time, or less t han half-tim e stud e n ts may qualify for a Federa l Pell Grant. Federal S upplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) a r e federal funds awarded t o undergra du ate stude nt s who have not yet received a bachelor's degr ee and are U.S. citizens or e ligibl e non-citize ns. Thi g rant is awarded to stu dents who demonstrate exceptional need . The amoun t of FSEOG awards range from $100 to $300 per fall and spring semesters. Colorad o State Grants (CSG) are sta te funds awarded to Co lorado residents w ith demon s trated finan cial need. Elig i ble stud e nts ha ve no prior bachelor's degree, a r e U .S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and are e nr olled full-or part-time (at l east six c r edit hours for t h e fall and s pring semesters) at MSCD. The amount of th e CSG award r anges from $ 1 00 to $800 per fall and spring se me sters . Colorado Leveraging Educational Assistance program (CLEAP) are a co mbin ation of federal and state f und s awarded by t h e sa me criteria as CSG. S chola rs h i p s Studen t s mu st b e enrolled at l east halftime , be d egree, cert ifi ca teor lice n s ure-seekin g , be making sat isfactory academic pro g re ss, and not be in d efa ult on a federa l education loan or owe a repayment on a federa l g r a n t to re ce ive a scholarship . D ead lin e for the sub mission of the MSC D Scholarsh ip Applic a tion i s Mar ch I eac h yea r for the ne x t academic year. Presidential Scholarships: These sc holar s hips include four-yea r sc h o l a r s hip s for entering hig h schoo l studen ts and two-year sc holar ships for transfer students. This sc holar ship covers up t o the cost of tuition and mandatory fees per se me ster for up to 15 credits . Colorad o Scholars Awards: Scholarships of up to $500 per se me ster , not excee din g the cost of r esi dent tui tion an d mandatory fees p er aca demic yea r , are avai l able t h roug h the academic departments. R ec ipients must be Colora d o r esi dent s . Stude nt s ma y not have a pri or B ache lor's de gree. I nterested stu dents sho uld con tact their departm ents for applications . Athletic Scholarships: MSCD has a limited number of ath letic schola r shi ps. Applications and addi tional inform ation are availab l e from the MSCD Int ercolleg iate Athletics Office. Private Scholarships: Students should refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handb ook and S c holar ship Guid e for information r ega rdin g scho l arships a n d the free o nline sc holar s hip sea rch . R ece ipt of a scho l a r hip may affect a stude nt's financial aid award because stud ents receiving federal and/or state aid are limit e d in the maximum amount of aid w hich can be received. A student w ho se full need h as b een met by other types of financial aid prior to receipt of a scho lar s hip will have that aid reduce d b y the a mount of the sc holar s hip . If th e s tudent 's full eligibility ha s not been met , the scho l ar s hip will b e allowed to satisfy the unmet need. Each tude nt' s situation i treated individ u ally. All sc holarships are based o n the student's cont inu ed el i g ibility and available fundi n g . L oan s Federal Perkins Loans are long -tem1 federal loans that a re awarded based on the student's need and MSCD's avai l ab l e funds. Federal P e r kins Loa n ca n ran ge fro m $100 to $ 1 , 500 per semester. Repayment of t h e loan begin s nine month s after the student g radu ates or ceases to be enrolled in at l east six cred it hours each semester. The inte r est r ate i s 5 percent a nd interes t begin s to accrue at r epay m e nt. All fust time borrow ers at MSCD are required to attend a P erkins Loan Entrance I nterview before loan funds can be re l eased to them. Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL) inc lud e Federa l Stafford Loans , un subsidize d Federal Stafford L oans , and Fed e ral P LUS Loans , which h e lp stu dents a n d/or their parents to borrow fLmds to help meet educationa l expe n ses. To borrow these funds , students a n d/or their par ents must co mpl ete a nd s ubmit , in addition to the FAFSA , a se p a r a te lender applicat i o n t o the M C D Office of Fina n cia l Aid . Loan applic ations may be obtained from the Office of Fina n c ial Aid o r the l ender of the student's choice . Students must be enrolled at least six credit hours each seme ter a nd be de gree, certificate -or licensure seeking . Int erest rate s vary dep e nding on the ty pe of l oan and the date the st udent borrows the fir t Federal Fami l y Ed u cation Loan. For furt h er information on intere t rates , check wit h the MSCD Office of Financia l Aid or the lender. Firs t time b orrowe r s at MSCD are r e quir ed to atte nd a Loa n Entra n ce Inter view b efo re loan s funds can be released to them.

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FINANCIAL AID 2 Fe der a l S t a fford L o a n s : Eligibility for the Federal Stafford Loan is based on the student' 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 u ntil six months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in school at least half-time (si x credit hours per semester). U n s ub s idi zed Fe d e r a l Sta ffo r d L oa ns: These loans have many of the same tem1 and conditions as the Federal Stafford Loan. The main difference is that the student are respon s ible for the intere s t that accrues while they are in school and during the six-month grace period after they graduat e or cease to be enrolled in at least six credit hours. tudents who do not qualify for a Federal Stafford Loan , based on need , may qualify for the u nsubsidized Federal tafford Loan . Contact the MSCD Office of Finan cial Aid concerning annual loan limits . F e d era l P LUS Loa n s : These loans are available to parents of dependent students . Appli c ations are available from the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or from lender that participate in the pro g ram. Appli cations must first be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for proces ing. 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 Finan c ial Aid Handbook and S c holarship Guid e for more detailed informa t i on regarding l oans. COLLEGE WORK-STUDY The State of Colorado, the federa l government and MSCD provide part-time employment pro g rams for students . The maximum work-study award is $2 , 500 per semester. The maximum hour s a student may work is 30 hours per week while classes are in session and 40 hours per week between s eme s ters. Stu dents must be enrolled in at l eas t six credit hours per semester to receive a worktud y award. The majority of all work-study awards are need-based, however, there are a limited number of po itions offered directly through various departments / offices on campus that are no-n e ed award s . THE FINANCIAL Am PACKAGE Once student eligibility is determined , an aid package is developed based on the availability of funds and the eligibi l ity of the applicant. To facilitate financial aid packaging requirements, applicants mu t obtain all requested information and forms from designated sources and submit them to the MSCD Office of Fina n cia l Aid before t h e established deadline. AWARD NOTIFICATIO N After the Office of Financial Aid has determined the type and amount of aid for which a student qua l ifies (aid package), the student is mailed an Award otification . The Award otification and en c lo ed information stipulate the conditions of each award. Disbursement Procedures: Awards are based on full-time enrollment. Jfa 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 d a y of the ummer emester). Grants , Scholarships and Student Loans: All financial aid awards (with the exception of out of-sta t e l oan checks, co n sortium checks and some cholarship funds ) are disbursed into the stu dent's account. The Business Office ded u c t s any outstanding balance owed , includin g current tuition and fee , and issues a check for the remaining funds. This check is either mailed to the studen t or the student can pick it up at the Ca s hier's Office . This check can be used to purchase books a n d pay other ed u cationally related expenses. Pare n t Loans: Federal P LUS checks are mailed from lenders to MSCD' s Office of Financial Aid. E l igibility is verified and then the check is mailed to t h e parent borrower. Work tudy: Work-study earnings are paid bi-weekly and are treated as wage e a rned. Out standing balances owed to MSCD are not deducted from these earnings; however, students are strong l y advised to pay any outstanding balance a s soon as a worktudy check is received.

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30 FINANCIAL AID Please refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handb ook and Scholarship Guide for information regarding proratio n of aid disbursements. REPAYMENT POLICY Students who receive financial aid and with dra w from MSCD prior to co mpletion of a term may be required to repay a portion of financia l aid and scholars hip s . All requir ed fina n c ial aid repa y ments mu s t be made t o MSCD before the end of the c urrent academic yea r or before addi tio nal Titl e IV fund s can be disbursed to the stude nt , w hich eve r occ ur s fir st. R e payment is mad e to the MSCD Bu siness Office. Please ref er to the Cia s Sch e dul e for more specific information. FINANCIAL AID AS A FORM OF PAYMENT Please refer to the c urr e nt Class Schedule for informatio n rega rd ing payment of tuition an d fees with awar ded aid .

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 31 SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS ACADEMIC ADVISING At MSCD student 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, C I 04. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance w ith course selection, scheduling and registration ; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhanceme nt strategie s; 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 Admini tration 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 s tud ents . Services include: career development, health insurance programs , discount internet , MSCD credit card, alumni directory and numerous volun t ee r / mentoring opportunities . The Alumni Association , inc., i s committed to advancing the Co lle ge's welfare by creating and main taining a spirit of fellowship and goodwill among all alumni and to e n courage alumni involvement with the College . The MSCD Alumni As ociation's mission is " to cultivate relationships, motivate partici pation and create opportunities for a continuous connection among the College , its alumni and the com munity." Inquire about participation with the Alumni Association , the ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) Real World Caree r Counseling Program , the ADVANCE Admis ions R ecruitment Program or other pro gram to connect with the Co lle ge and MSCD a lumni . If you are interested in linking up with a Met ropolitan State College of Denver alumnu s/ 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 a t : www.mscd.edu/alumni.htrn . AURARIA CAMPUS POLIC E AND SECURIT Y The Campus Polic e and Secur ity Division is fully certified and authorized to provide po l ice s ervices to the Auraria campus and is proud to maintain its reputati on as one of the safest in the sta te. In addition to a police chief and 20 full time officers, the Campus Police and Se c urity Division employs state certified security officers and communication personnel. Officers patrol the campus 24 hour per day , seven days per week , on foot , bicycle or golf cart , and in patrol cars. The Campus Police and Security Division also provides additional services to the campus community such as vehic le unlo cks , crime prevention programs , emergency responses. The Campus Police and ecurity Division is located at 120 I Fifth Street. R outine calls 303-556-3271; EMERGE CY CALLS -911 (o r u e one of the many emergency phones located aro und campus). AURARIA CHILD CARE CENTE R The center provides high quality early chi ldh oo d care and education to the children of students , staff and faculty. A discovery, child-o riented approach is provided by a profe ssional teaching staff to chi l dren ages 12 month to 6 years. Preregistration is required. Please call 303-556-3188 for information.

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32 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 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 $10.0 0 . Sev eral lots are unattended and require pur chasing a receipt from the vending machine. Make sure the parki n g r eceipt is placed faceu p on the dr i ver's s ide of the d as hb oard. Rece ipt s are valid on l y on t h e day and in the lot where purchased and are not transferable fro m one vehic le to another. With an Auraria I. D., p a r king is availab l e in the Tivoli lot for a maximum fee of $5.00. Permit Parking : Parking permits are availab l e on a semeste r basi s . They go on sale on the first d ay of registration. Contact the Parking Office at 303 556-2000 for mor e information. Motorist Assista nce Program : Personnel w ill help jumpstart dead batteries and ass i st in chang ing tires. Jumper cables, bumper jacks , tire too l s and gasoline cans are also avai lable at no cost to campus parkers. Call 303-556-2000 for assistance. The Parking Serv ice s Dep artme nt i s l ocated at 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking garage). Hours are from 7:30a.m. to 5:30 p .m. Monday-Friday. Handivan Services: The wheelc hairaccessible handivan prov i des free on-campus transportation for students, faculty and staff from 7:00a.m. to I 0:00p.m., Monday Thursday and from 7:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m. o n Friday. N ightrider : The Nightrider is a free security escort service for any campus parking lot. Service is available from dusk to I 0:00 p.m. , Monday Thursday during fall and spring se mesters. CAREER SERVICES The Office of Career Services assists stude nts, a lumni , facu lty , and staff in dev e l oping , eva luatin g, and impleme n ting career plans . Specific services include caree r assessments online; employmen t work s hops addre ss ing resume writing, job searc h s tr ategies, and interviewing skills; and MonsterTRAK , which allows students and alumni to utilize the Internet for many job searc h needs , including net work in g, posting resumes and cover letters, and search for jobs, among other services. Career fairs and employer forums are offered during the fall and spring terms. The events are coordi nated collaboratively with employers, stude nt organi za tions , faculty , staff, and a consortia of colleges and universities. The Ca r eer Library, in CN 203 , has compute r s tha t are ava ilabl e t o clients for career-rela ted use. Both print and electronic resources are offered s uch as directories and online employer profiles , job vacan cies , salary s urveys , job profiles , and grad uate school information . Each computer contains software programs that include Microsoft Word, the United Way Database (listing of non-pr ofit emp loyers), and an extensive computerized career information system whic h offers occupatio nal information based on e mplo y m ent characteristics of Co lorad o and the nati on. For assistance , call 303 556 3664 or log o n the website http: // www.mscd.edu/ career. CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS Located off campus in the heart of LoDo , the Center for the Visu a l Arts was created in 1990 by Met r o to serve the College and the Rocky Mountain region. Open all year, the Cente r organizes and ho s t s exhibitio n s of culturally diverse a rti sts of n atio nal and internatio nal significance , which would ot h erwise be unavai l able to the College community an d s t ate populace. P ast exhibit i ons h ave included works by Picasso, Ansel Adams, Romare Bearden and the diverse art of Haiti , West Africa, Austra lia and Japan . The Ce nt er hosts Metro's Senior Thesis ex hibition featuring the works of t h e College's mo st o u tstandi n g art s tudent s every yea r and a biannual exh ibition of the Me t ro art faculty. Educa tion and com munit y outreach i s an imp o r tant facet of the Center wit h more than 6,000 students and 25,000 members of the general public vis itin g the Ce nter each year. Vis it ors can take a dv a nta ge of the many lectures , tours and workshops avai l able in conjunct i o n with the exhibitions . An o utr each pro gram, providin g art workshops and activ ities for Den ver's at-risk youth is a nother element of the Cen ter's education pro g ram and commitment to community invo l vement. Work-study positions , intern s hips

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 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 1 734 Wazee Street , Denver , CO 80202; Telephone: 303-294-S207, Fax : 303-294-S210; www . m s cd . edu/news / cva. CHILD DEVELOPME NT C ENTE R The Child Development Center provides exemplary , on-campus children's programs. During the fall and spring semesters, the center offers pre-school program ; in the summer it provides a ummer Enrichment Program for elementary age children . Available to the Auraria campus and to the Denver community, these programs are part of the College's te a cher 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 p l an an age-appropriate program to pro vide quality learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of the chi ldren . MSCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention. The preschool program is accredited by the ational Academy for Early Childhood Education. There are two preschool classes availab le: 8:30---II: I S a.m. for children 2 1 / 2 to 4 years old and 12:30---3:1S p.m . for children 4 to 6 years old. There is also child care avai l able before and after each preschool class : 7:30---8:30 a.m. , II: IS1 2:30 p.m. , and 3: IS-6:00p.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 chi ldr en entering first or second grade in the fall and one for children en terin g third or fourth grade in the fall. There is a Day Program from 8:30a.m. to 4: IS p.m. and an Extended Program from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and from 4: IS to 6 p.m. Call 303-SS6-27S9 for more information. COMBINED COMPUTER ACCESS CENTER The Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC) assi ts and trains students with disabilities to mini mize the impact of their disabilities , while accessing the computer keyboard and monitor. The goa l of the CCAC is to help students with disabilities achieve academic goals , attain vocational goals and improve em plo yability through the use of adaptive technology . The CCAC serves students with all types of disabilities , including, but not limited to: blindness , low vis ion , hearing impairments , learning disabilities , neurological disabilities and orthopedic disabilities. The Combined Computer Access Center is located in the Auraria Library , room liS, 303-SS6-62S2. (See Disability Support S e rvi c es.) COUNSELING CENTER The Counseling Center staff provides services to currently enrolled Metropolitan Sta t e College stude nts at no additional charge beyond student fees . The staff is ethnically and cultural l y 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 appoin tm ents are made to accommodate class schedules. The staff a l so provides consultations to faculty, staff, and student groups upon request. Facu lt y are encouraged to invite Coun seling Center staff to address mental health issues in their classes. The Center is ope n from 8 :00a.m. to S:OO p.m . For additional information call 303-5S6-3132 . We are l ocated in Tivoli 6SI. DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES Advocacy and support services are provided through the Office of Disability Support Services locate d 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 techno l ogy, 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 assista n ce or information, p l ease call 303SS6-8387 (voice) or 303-S56-8484 (TDD). ( S e e Combin e d Computer Acces s Center.)

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34 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS E XTENDED C A MPUS Fully accredited courses , as well as orientat i on and assessment testing, are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro South, 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard , Englewood, 303721-1313 and Metro orth, 11990 Grant Street , orthglenn, 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes. In addition, it offers a variety of formats including tele courses, on l ine courses and correspondence courses. Exten d e d Campus sc h edules are avai l ab l e each semester. GAY, L E SBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANS STUDENT S E RVICES AT AURARIA Gay, Lesbian , Bisexual , Trans (GLBT) Stude nt Services is ope n to all Auraria st u dents a a resou r ce for explori n g sexual orientation issues. This program offers a var i ety 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 st u dents experiencing d iscrimination o r h arassment ba e d on a real or perceived gay , lesbian , bisexual or trans ident i ty speaker s for events, workshops and classes on various aspects of sexua l orientation training programs and workshops about combatting homophobia and working with the gay, lesbian , bisexual and transgendered communities more effectively l ibrary of books, videos and resource fil es availab l e for research and l e i sure events such as Gay , Lesbian, Bisex ual, Trans Awareness Month and other forums providing information and d i a l ogue about gay, lesbian , bisexua l and trans issues The GLBT Student ervices 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 invo l vement from the entire campus community is welcomed. For ad di tional information call 303-556-6333 or v i sit www . g l btss .org. HEALTH CENTER AT AURARIA All MSCD students are entitled to medical services at the Hea lth Center. Student health insurance is NOT required to u se the Health Center. Phys i cia n s, phys i cia n assistants, nur se practitioners a n d med ical ass i stants staff t h e faci lity. Stude nts will b e asked to co mpl ete a sign-in s h eet and show a c u rre n t semeste r ID card each time they check in. Services include treatment of illness and inj uries , lab testi n g , medications, p hysicals, annual GYN exams, sexually transmitted disease information/testing, birth control information/services , minor surgery, cholesterol screening, immunizations , HfV testing, blood pre sure checks, casting, suturing and X-r ay. Pa y m e nt is required at the tim e of service excep t for students who participat e in the Student H ea lth I nsuran ce Program. Walk-in services begin at 8 a.m., Monday Fr i day. Acce s is on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk in access varies daily , contingent upon whe n all patient s l ots have been filled; thus , the dai l y c l osure time for walk-in care is variable. Patients are encouraged to check in as early as possible . The Health Center at Auraria is loca t ed in the Plaza Bu i lding , room 150, on the lower level. Brochures with addi tiona l i n formation are ava i lable at the Health Cente r or go to o u r web ite at http ://www. msc d .edu/stu dent / resources/hea l th /. For further detai l s cal l 303-556-2525. HIGH SCHOOL UPWARD BOUND This program is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in and beyond high sc hoo l for youths who are low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The program pro vides int ensive acade mic instr u ct i o n during th e sc h oo l yea r , as well as a s i x-week summe r session. A

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 full range of academic kill pr e p a rati on in r ea din g, writing, and m athematics is part of a comprehe n sive counseli n g and enrichment pro g ram . U pon completion of their high sc h oo l stu di es , program partici p a nt are enrolled in the U pw ard Bound Brid ge Pro g ram , prior to pur s uin g th ei r full-tim e po s t secon dar y studies at an insti t u tion of their c hoic e an d ability. Thi s program dev e lop s c r ea tive think ing , effec tive ex pr essio n and positive attit ude s to ward l ea rning. The tude nt s are recruited at the beginning of their so phomore yea r in hig h sc hool from five target-area high sc h oo l s l oca t ed in Denver County (East, Lin coln, Man ua l , orth , and We s t Hig h Schoo l ). F o r a dd i tion a l informat i on call 303-556-2812 . IMMIGRANT SERVICES PROGRAM The Immi g r ant Services Program pro vides assis t ance to stu d e nt s whose first langu age is n o t Englis h . The program offers intensive aca d emic and per so n a l adv i sing, assessment , tutoring, ass i stance w ith the financial aid application process , and monitor student progress. Becau e the program do es not offer ESL c l asses, students with limit e d E n glis h profici e n cy are referred t o the appro priat e curr icula. For m o re information call 303 -55 6 3676. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Informat ion Te chno l ogy at Metropolitan State College of Den ver provides students with the opportu nit y to u se the most curren t techn ology eithe r on ca mpu s or fro m h ome. Metropo lit a n State College of D e n ver offe r s 30 computer l a bor atories for u se by all curre nt studen ts. The software in l abora tori es range from s pe cializing in com put e r graphics to the most cu rr e nt e ngin eering softwa re. In formatio n o n the loc a tion and operating hour s of studen t l a b s is availab l e in t h e current class chedule o r at www.msc d.edu /-compla bs. MSCD s tud e nt s needin g ada pti ve e quipm ent or ad ditional ass i stance wit h technology due to a disabi lity can v i sit the Co mbin e d Co mput e r Acce s Ce nt e r (CCAC), Libr ary room 115. The CCAC lab currently h as software to ass i st stu d ents w ith he a rin g, learning, v i s ual and o rtho p edic disabilities. Further informati on is avai l able at http ://www. cudenver.edu/public / ccac / index . htrnl; 303-556-8325 (Ce nt e r for Techno l ogy Services) ; 303-556-2441 (General Informa tion). The MSCD hom e p age (http:/ / www.mscd.edu) provide s many o nlin e services for students including: • o nline registration • o nline a dm issions • orientat ion and assess ment • financ i al aid • records • course catalog , and • c la ss schedules RESPONSIBLE USE POLI C Y Befor e any student receives an email accou nt, the y are r equire d t o read and agree t o the R espo nsible Use of Technology R esources P o l icy. This policy i i n place to prot ect all stu d en t s, faculty , and staff, as well a the stability of the computing e n viron m e nt. It is important to be familia r w ith the terms of the R espons i b l e Use Poli cy as mis u se of computing resources may include suspen ion of computing privileges, r efe rral to an a ppr o priate a uthori ty on campu and r efe rral to a l aw enfo rc e m e n t agency. Disc i plin ary act i o n b y the Co lle ge may includ e s u s pen s ion , expu l sio n and requir e ment s to mak e financia l re stitutio n . Th e p olicy is listed in the student handb ook and o nlin e at www.mscd.e du/infotec h/polic ies / itp o lic y2. htm . Informat i on Techn o l ogy at MSCD i s committed t o pr oviding s tudent s with the best po ssible co mputin g se r vice on campus and from home. Assistance is available in the student lab s or throu gh the MSCD Center for Technolo gy Services a t 303 556 8325.

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36 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS I N STIT U T E 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 pe r mission , housing , banking , and cultural and aca d emic adaptatio n . The office a l so prov i des assistance t o students who w i sh to arrange i ndividu alized study-abroad opportunities. The institute organizes numerous conferences and lectures on inter national issues throughout the year. The inst i tute also provides information on c r oss-disciplinary i n d ividualized degree major and minor programs in internat i onal studies , internationa l co u rses offere d b y various de p artments, and i n tercu l tural courses. For information , contact the director of International and Lntercultural Education at 303556-4004. METRO NORTH AND METRO SOUTH Please see Extende d Ca mpu s on page 34 of this Catalog. STUDE N T FINANCE RESOURCE C E NTER (SFRC) The Student Finance Resource Center offers the following services and professional development opportunities: emergency student loans individual budgeting sessions financial p l anning and debt counseli n g seminars tudent travel grants The SFRC is committed to providing students with the means to solve temporary and long-term finan cial p r ob l ems by guidin g and educat i ng them on persona l fin a n ces (i. e ., budge t ing, debt counse l ing, financia l planning , and emergency funding) . T h e Student T r ave l Pr ogram offe r s trave l grants to clubs, student organizations , and individual students attending and/o r presenting pape r s at professional con ference and educational events within the domestic United States . Additional information and appli cations are available in t he Program office located in Tivoli 311 (303-556-3559) or access forms online at www. mscd.ed u / student/ r esources / sfrc. STUDE N T INTERVE N TION SERVICES Stude n t Intervent ion Se r v i ces (S I S) m o n ito r s a n d tracks thr ee cohorts of t h e student populatio n at MSCD. S I S assists and serves all students who are admitted by t h e alternative a d missions ' 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 c um ulative G P A h as fal l en b e l ow a 2.0 fo r o n e, two o r thr ee semeste rs. Stu dents are n otifie d by mail of t h eir status , and encumbrances are p l aced on their reg i stration . SIS a l so coordinates t h e Early Warning System , providing mid-term grade assessments , sup p ort and referral services to students. For those students who are in academic difficulty , S I S provides an in-depth strategy for success including assistance with graduat i o n plans , schedu l ing , adv isin g and r eferra l s . The office i locate d i n Centra l Classroom Building , Room I 02 , 303-556-4048. STUDENT LEGAL SERVICES AT AURARIA Stude n t Legal Services at Auraria is a student-fee funded program that serves r egistered studen t s from The Metropolitan tate College of Denver , the University of Co l orado at D enver and the Community College of Denver. The program is staffed by licensed attorneys who assist students wit h l a n d l o r d tenant problems , criminal prosecutions , traffic /Dill cases an d family / domestic issues. Specifically, the attorneys engage in a prob l em-solving process with the student to deve lop a n d explore variou l egal strategies and options. If a case requires legal representation a n d/or is beyon d t h e expertise of t h e pro gram's attorneys , the office will provide to t h e student informat i o n about community resources tha t may provide legal representation either on a no-cost or low-cost bas is, 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 shou l d be contacted t o ensure an office visit or pho n e i nterview. P l ease note:

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 I this office is unable to adv ise on issues arising betwe en students or involving any of the three institu tion s as this creates a conflict of interest. The attorneys can neither represent the student nor make a court appearance on the stu dent' s behalf. The office is not staffed to respond to emergencies . More information i s available at the Tivoli Student Union , room 262 , or call 303-556-606 1 . STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM The Student Support Services p r ogram is designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of first generation, l ow incom e students, and students with di a biliti es at Metro. Students enrolled in the pro gram receive tutoring , personal counseling , academic advising , ass i ranee in obtaining financial aid , and opportun i ties to participate in cu ltural activities . The program also provides educational and gradua t e school workshops , comp uter a sisted instruction and basic ski lls instruction in reading , writing, math , and science, and monitors students academic progres for various scholarship pr ograms such as the P aceSetter Scholarship , the Janus / Pace etter Scholarship , the Re i s her Scholarship, and the Governor's Opportunity Scholarship. The Office of Student Support Services i s loca ted in Centra l Cia sroom 20 I. For more info rmati on call 303-556-4722. SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM The Summer Bridge Program , managed by the Student Development Center , fac ilit ates the transition and pr epares 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 h ead start on their college education and become familiar with the college experience on the Auraria Campus . Students receive a scholars hip for tuition and fees for two collegel eve l courses. Additionally , students have an opportunity to part i cipate in enrichment workshops an d activities that further encourage their connection to MSCD. The goal of the Summer Bridge Program is to provide students with the tool and strategies that will maximize their chances for academic success an d persona l growth and development. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor , room 7 . For information call 303-556-4023. THE SPRING INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CENTER AT AVRARIA Int ensive English classes at the Spring International Language Center focus on all l anguage skills: grammar , reading , writing and listenin g/ speaking , in addition to specia l electives that students can choose each term, such as TOEFL preparation , vocabulary building and pronunciation. Five nine-week terms are offered throughout the yea r to enable tudents to comp l ete their Engli h study quickly. Stu dents are placed at one of the six levels , with standardized eval u ation tests at the completion of eac h level. Spring Int ernationa l Language Center is l ocated on the fourth floor of the Tivoli tudent Unio n , Room 454. For more informat i on call 303-5341 616 . TIVOLI STUDENT U N ION The Tivoli Student Union, managed by Student Auxiliary Services, is the heart of campus service a nd social act ivities . The Student Union houses Student Government , Activities and L ife offices as well as the newspaper offices for the Community Co lle ge of Denver , Metro State , and the University of Colorado at Denver . Other MSC D offices located her e include Metro Athletic , the Counseling Cente r , New Student Orientation , Testing and Assessment , Veterans Upward Bound and the UCD Caree r ounseling Center. You will a l so find the tri-inst i tutional office of Legal Services and the GLBT at the Student Unio n . Additional st udent services at the Ti voli Student Union include the Auraria Campus Bookstore, C a mpus omputers , the Club Hub , Click's Copy Cente r , Conference Serv i ces , and the 10 Pro gram and Co m muter Resource Center. Confe r ence Services, located in Room 325 , will help you make arrangeme nts for meeting s pac e in the Tivo l i as well as outdoo r table rentals . I f you want a break or a quiet pl ace to study, the Tivoli Student Union is just the place. With a wide variety of foo d venues you will find a place to s uit your appetite, schedule , and budget. If you would rather retreat , you can watch TV in the Roger Braun Student Lounge, play a game of poo l at Sigi ' s P oo l Hall and Arcade, meet a study group in the multicu l tural lounge or study in total silence in the Garage Quite Study Lounge . For more information about the Tivoli Student U nion , call 303-556-6330.

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38 .SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS TUTORING PROGRAM The Tutoring Pr og r am provides free t u toring assistance to all st uden ts e nr olle d at the Metropolitan State Co llege of Denver in an effort to promote aca d emic success. Th e program i s structured to accommo date the need s of culturally diverse studen t s . Students may be referred to the Tutoring Program by an instructor or can seek assistance o n their own. T r ained peer tutors will help s tudent s reach their educa tiona l g o a ls. Gro up and indi v idu alize d tutoring i s avai l a ble . Th e office i s l ocated in the St. Francis Cente r on t h e second floor , 303-556-6439 or 303-556-4054 . VETERANS SERVICES The Veterans Services Office assists s tud e nt s in pr ocuri n g their GI Bill e ntitl e ment. The Veterans Ser vices Offi ce acts as the lia i son between the U.S. D epartme nt of Veteran Affa ir s and the vete r an/ d epen dent stud ent. Differe nt VA c i a sificat ion s provide different types of entitlement. Student vete rans / d ependents may be elig ibl e for tutoria l assistance , VA work-study , a d vance p ayme nt , emer ge ncy s tud ent loans, etc. The office a l so cert ifi es and tracks the academic progress of e ntitl e d vete rans. I f there are any q uest i ons o r problem s regarding eligibility, p ay m ent , tutoring, etc . , please s p ea k with a representative in C I OS or call 303-556-2993 . VETERANS UPWARD BOUND The Veterans Upward Bound is a federally fund e d GED / co llege preparatory progr am designed to pr o vide academic refresher training and advisi n g t o qualifying vet erans who are pursuing a GED certifi cate and/or are preparing to enter post-secondary education . Academic instr uction is available in the subject a r eas ofEngli h , mathematics , sc ience , social stu dies, computer literacy and fore i gn language. This pro gram is a l so an o pp ortu n ity for vete r ans to re-establis h fundamen t a l ideas and study h a bit s whic h are pr erequ i s it es for successfu l p erfo rman ce at the post-s eco ndary educational l evel. Addition ally , Veteran s Upward Bound provides access to academic resources , employ ment referral s, ass istan ce wit h VA benefits applications , and referrals to various comm uni ty assistance organizations. WOMEN'S SERVICES The Institute for Women's Studies and ervices is committe d to the empowe rmen t of women through educa tion . To help stude nt s have a po itive college experie nce , women's serv i ces provides r efe rral s to campus and comm uni ty r eso ur ces , information abo u t sc holar s hip s, ass i s tance wit h the proce ss of ente rin g MSCD , advocacy services for stu den ts dealing w ith h a r assme n t or disc rimin atio n , an d pr o gra ms 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 con tributio n s to society. Students who need ass i sta n ce should m ake an appoi ntment with the associate director of the Ins titute for Women's St udi es and Services. WRITING CENTER The Writing Center staff of compo ition instructor and trained writing tutor is committed to working with students in developing their writing ab iliti es. Tutors help students identify pr oblem areas and pr o vi de ins tru ction on how to e l iminate them . Through one-on-o n e i nstruction, tutor s teach stu d e nt s to ge n e rate, organize , an d d eve l o p i d eas; to revise and edit wit h confidence ; an d to h andle issues of format an d documentation. Fo r more information contact the Writi n g Center at 303-556-6070.

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STUDENT LIFE 3 STUDENT LIFE The Office of Student Life offers students a wide range of serv i ces and programs designed to enhance classroom experiences and encourage cam pu s involvement. Services include Judicial Affair s, Student Problem Action etwork (SPA ); Student Activities ; student clubs and organizations; Student Publi cations; Counseling Center; Campus Recreation ; Health Cente r at Auraria ; Student Legal Services at Auraria; Gay, Lesbian , Bisexual , and Trans Student Services; Student Government Assembly ( SGA) , ew Student Orientation and the Student Finance R esou r ce Center. These student-fee-funded program s exist to provide a diverse range of experiences i n leadership development and programs that encou r age cultural, recre ational, educational , and socia l interaction. The Office of Student Life i s locat ed in the Tivoli Student Union, room 311. Our web site is http : // clem.mscd.edu/-studlife / . S tudent A ffair s Board (SA B}The Student A !fairs Board enab l es students to have a continuous voice in the use and allocation of their student fees. The SAB is comprised of student, facu lty and adminis trative representatives. Stude n t Problem Action etwork (SPAN}The PA Program help s tudent r esolve problems on campus. This program involves trained advisors who can assist stu d ents in defming their problem , for mulate a stra te gy of reaching a solution , and infonn t hem about the inst ituti ona l proc ess for resolving the issue. This program is part of the judicial affairs area and is staffed by volunteer faculty and camp u s personnel. For additional information , please refer to the Stud en t Handb ook or come to the Tivoli , room 311. STUDENT ACTIVITIES The Office of Student Activities provides opportunities for s tudent development and growth through a variety of program s that link students' academic lives with their l ives outside the classroom. Student Activities' p r ograms are educat ion al, cultural, soc i a l 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 opportunit i es; student organ i zation services; Metro Cool (service learning) ; an d l eadership education. These funct ion s are designed to: I. enlig hten , stimulate and entertain the campus commtmity, 2. promote student self-worth and dignity , 3. develop self-confidence, 4. help tudents become better prepared for life-lon g learning and increased organizational and socia l complexity, 5. teach students fiscal responsibility , 6. provide developmental experiences for stude nt s to help them take responsibi l ity for program and service delivery , and 7. teach responsible citizenship and an ethic that encourages responsible ocial action. The office i located in the Tivoli Student Unio n , room 305, 303-556-2595 . Office hour s are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday . STUDENT GOVERNM ENT ASSEMBLY Through channels of advocacy and outreach with faculty and administration , the Student Government Assembly (SGA) members wo rk with and on behalf of individual students and the MSCD st udent pop ulation as a whole to ensure that students' voice 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, s uit e 307 , 303-5563312.

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40 STUDENT LIFE STUDE N T PUBLICATIONS The s tudent newspaper , The Metropolitan , is publi shed by the Office of Stude nt Publications , Tivoli , room 313, 303-556-2507. The newspaper offers student s t h e op portu nity to exp l ore fields such as jour nalism , web page de sign, advertising sa l es , video and aud i o produ ction , marketing , graphic arts , pho tography, bu siness and accounting through work ex p erience. Th e Metropolitan and companio n web site , Metro p o l i t an Online , are written by and for MSCD stude nt s . Both are published week l y during the fall and s pring semesters and monthly durin g the summer emes t e r . Students interested in working on the paper or web s it e s hould contact the stu d e nt editor at 303-556-8353 . Metros phere is the annua l student literary and arts publi c atio n and i s distributed each spring semester. It co ntains po etry , fiction , nonfi ct ion , art , photography and g raphi cs. The Metrosphere als o p roduces an interact ive multim e dia CD-ROM containing furth e r art , p oetry and w r iting . It i s written, co mp ose d and produce d entirel y by s tudents. Submi ss ions are accepted dur i ng t h e fall se m es ter. Copies are distrib uted free to s tud e nt s and are available in Tivoli r oom 3 1 3. For mor e information , call the stude nt editor at 303-556-3940. A weekly streaming v ideo n ews program , M et On-Air , is broadcast from the Office of Student Publ i catio n . P l ans are under way for a cam pu s webcast radio sta t i on , Met Radio . To volunteer for Met On Air or Met R a dio , call 3 03-55 6-25 0 7 o r s top by Tivoli 3 1 3. The office also pr o du ces the Stud en t H a ndbook and provides graphic art s erv i ces at reduced cos t s to on cam pu s offices, departments, organizations an d individuals. T o acce s all on lin e stud e nt publication s, go to http: // clem . m c d . e d u/ themet. CAMPU S RECRE A TIO N The Campus R ec r ea tion a t Auraria pro gra m i s a mon g the most affordable ways tha t students h ave found to e njo y them se l ves , a nd it i s a mon g the be s t recreation programs offered in Co lor ado . The program is com po se d of the Dr o p-In Pro gram (info rm a l rec r eation ), lntramurals , Club Sports , Outdoor Adventure and the Physi cally C h a llenged Pro gram. Student membership i s free with a curre nt , validated student ID. The Drop-in Program provide s gro up and indi vidua l activi tie s for students , faculty , staff, alumni and guests . Facil ities include four ba sketball co urt s, 1 2 tennis co urt s , volleybal l co urt s , a 25-yard indoor pool , eig h t handb all/ ra c quetball courts, two squash courts, a weightroom, a fitness cente r , a dance st udio, a b ase ball field , softball field and a track . ln addition, Campus Recreation offer s highan d lowimpact aerobics , ste p aero bics an d aq ua aerobics dail y . T h e Drop-in Program a l so offers a new instruc tiona l c ompon en t , H ea lthy Life sty l es , w hich consists of a var i ety of noncredit instructiona l works h ops , clinics and seminars. C heck the Dr op-in Pro g r am schedu l e in room 108 of the Phy sical Education Building or call 303-556 -3210 for a listing of available times. The Intramural Pro g ram consists of individual and t eam act i viti es open to all s tud ents , facu lty and staff membe rs. Th e emphasis of the pro gram i s on parti cipation , s port s m anship and social interaction. When eve r poss ible, com petitive and r ec r ea tion a l divisi ons a r e offe r e d to ensure particip ation for all ability levels. Activiti es include fla g football basketball , floor hockey , volleyball , racquetball and squash leagues , as well a tennis and golf tournaments. Cl ub Sports provide s st udent s, faculty a nd staff m embe r s th e opportunity to de velop their indi v idu a l athlet i c abiliti es in an orga n ized g roup setting. Th e pr esent c lubs , which are all s tud ent initiated, inc lud e aikido, fencin g , m en's lac r osse, m e n and women's rugby , men's volleyball, coe d waterpolo , b a dminton , sk i/ s n ow ba shers an d tai chi. Out door Ad venture provide s the o pp ortunity to experience the beauty and c h allenge of nature through o r ga nized trips. The program pr ovi de s o utdoor recreational ex peri ences emphasizing skill acq u isition , soci a l interaction , environmental a w a r e ness and safety. So m e of the many adventures offe red a r e biking, cano eing , cross-c ountry s kiin g , dow n hill skiing, family-fun o utin gs , hikin g , ice climbing , kayak.ing/ r afti n g , natur alist outings , r ock c limbin g and sailing . Th e program a l so provide s renta l eq uip ment, includin g camping and hiking gear , canoes , cross country sk.is, mountain bikes and roller blades. The office is l ocate d in the ba semen t of the Event enter.

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, STUDENT LIFE 41 The Physically Challenged Program offers a var i e\)' of sporting, recreational, and fitness opportuni t ies for students with physical or learning limitations. The adaptive p r ogram / services encompass one-o n one or group sessions that assist in using the recreational facility . ln formation on planned group activ ities or individual help sessions is available in the Events Center, room I 08, 303-556-3210. I N TE RCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS The Intercollegiate Athletics program plays an integral role in campus life at The Metropolitan State College of Denver. MSCD offers I 0 intercollegiate sports programs: baseball, men's basketball , wom en 's basketball , men ' s soccer, women ' s soccer, men's swimming a n d diving , wo m en's swimming and diving, men's tennis , women's tennis and women's volleyball. The teams , nicknamed the Roadrunners, compete at the Division II l evel of the National Collegiate Ath letic Association (NCAA) . The Roadrunners are members of the 14-member Rocky Mountain Ath l et i c Conference (RMAC) , which was founded in 1909 and features modest-sized schoo l s with limited ath letic budgets. Scholarships are available for each of the I 0 intercollegiate sports. They are disbursed by indivi d ual coaches on the basis of merit , athletic ability and team needs. Scholarships are awarded on a year l y basis. The Intercollegiate Athletics Office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 355 , 303-556-8300.

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42 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING Successfu l completion of national examina t ions , departmen t a l examinations, completion of a pr i or learning portfolio , or assessment of nonaccredited training programs through p u blished guides, may be used to award credit or may permit placeme n t in advanced courses. A stu d ent may earn up to 60 semester h ours of credit toward degree requirements using prio r l earning cre dit o p tions. This cred i t will be posted to the s tudent's record after the comp l etion of 8 semester hours of residency credit. Prior learning credit may not be u sed toward the last 12 semester hours of a degree program , does not sub stitute for residency requirements , and cannot be used to challenge prerequi s ite 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 l etter grades. Additional information is available from the offices indicated in each section below and from the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Classroom I 06, 303-556-8342. ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMINATIONS Students who have performed satisfactorily in special co llegel evel courses wh ile in high schoo l , and who have passed appropriate advanced placement examinations conducted by the College Entrance Exam i nation Board , may h ave official AP scores submitted d i rectly to the Office of Admi ions 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 hour s at MSCD. (See following chart.) Course Credit Awards For Advanced Placement Exams APSCORE Biology Chem istry Computer Science (A) Com puter Science (AB) Eco nomics (macro) Econo mics (mic ro) E nglish (Com p & Lit) English (Lang & Comp) Gov't& Politics (U.S.) Gov't & Politics (com parative ) History (E uropean) 2 3 810 1080-3 & 8 1 0 1090-1 CHE 1800-4 CSI 1300-4 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2020-3 ENG 1010-3 E G 11003 ENG 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1 020 3 HIS 1010-3 4 5 810 1080-3 810 1080-3 & BIO 10901 & 8 ! 0 1 0901 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1800 -4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1850-2 CSI 1300-4 csr 1300-4 CSl 1300-4 CS J 1300-4 csr 2300-4 CSI2300-4 ECO 2010-3 ECO 20 1 0-3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 E G 1010-3 E G 1010 3 E G 1020-3 E G 1020-3 E G 1100-3 E G 1100-3 E G 1010-3 E G 101 0-3 ENG 1020-3 E G 1020 3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 P SC 1 020-3 PSC 1 020 3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS I 020-3 HIS 1020-3

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AlTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 43 I A P SCORE 2 3 4 5 History HIS 1210-3 HlS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 (American) H I S 1220-3 HIS 1220-3 Math MTH 1400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH I410-4 (Calc AB) Math MTH 1 400-4 MTH 14I0-4 MTH 1410-4 (Calc BC) MTH 2410-4 MTH 2410-4 Physics (B) PHY 2010-4 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2010-4 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2030-1 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2020-4 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2040-1 PHY 2040 1 Physics PHY 23 I I-4 PHY 23I1-4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Mechanics) PHY 2321-I PHY 232I-1 PHY 2321-1 Physics PHY 23II-4 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Magnetism , PHY 2321-1 PHY 232I-I PHY 2321-1 Elec.) PHY 2331-4 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1 PHY 2341-1 PHY 2341-1 Psychology PSY 1001-3 PSY 1001-3 PSY 1001-3 Spanish SPA 1020-5 SPA2110-3 SPA2110-3 SPA2110-3 Language SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA2310-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2320-3 Spanish SPA 1020-5 PA 2 1 I0-3 SPA 2II0-3 SPA2110-3 Literature PA21 20-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2310-3 German GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2110-3 Language GER2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 German GER 1020 5 GER 2110-3 GER2110-3 GER 2110-3 Literature GER 2120-3 GER2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310 3 GER 2320-3 French FRE 2110 3 FRE 2010 3 FRE 2010-3 Language FR1 10-3 FRE 2020-3 FRE 2110-3 French FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 Literature FRE 3010-3 Statistics MTH 1210-4 MTH 12I0-4 MTH 1210-4 INTERNATIONAL BACCALA U REATE MSCD recognizes the greater potential for success of intematienal baccalaureate students. Accordingly, academic departments may award credit for demonstrated proficiency on a case-by-case basis . Students who hlive international baccala u reate results at the h i gher level may have an official transcript sent directly to the Office of Admissions for con ideration for college credit. COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP) CLEP consists of a series of nationa l standardized examinations . They are designed to evaluate nonaccred ited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge.

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44 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Based on the results of one or more of the following exam inati ons: Englis h composition with essay, humanities , natural sciences, college mathematics and soc i a l scie n ce / history , t h e College may award up to a ma x imum of24 se m ester hours of credit in the freshma n General Studie s requirement areas. Thus , the successfu l student may te tout of many of the traditiona l course required during the fre hman year. Students a re advised to check with their major departments for information on specific General Studies requirements that may not be met by CLEP examinations. MSCD doe not a llo w CLEP credit forE G 1020, t h e Freshman Com po sit ion : Analysis, Research and Docum entatio n co ur se. Thirty (30) semester h ours of credit may a l so be awarded under the remaining approved examinat i ons, making a total of 54 se mester hour s of credit obtainable under a combination of the two series of exam inations. • C r edit earned through the English composition with essay, humanities , natural sciences, socia l sci ences/history, and college mathematic examinations may be applied only to Gene ral Studies r equirements. C r edit earned through the other approved examinations may apply to any required co u rse work unl ess otherwise stated . • Credit earned will be entered on the student's transcrip t 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. C r edit earned through CLEP examinations does not count towards residency credit r equirements , and therefore , may n ot be awarded as p art 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. • I n order to evaluate CLEP exa mination or military exami nati on (DANTES) results , the student should ha ve a copy of the official score report ent to the followin g address: The Metropolitan State College of Denver ; Office of Admissions, A TrN: Transfer Evaluation; Campus Box 16; P.O . Box 173362; Denver, CO. 80217 3362. • All CLEP examinat i ons will be subject to the statement of policy in place at the time the co r es are submitted , not the polic y in place at the time the exami n ation was taken. • Credit awarde d through CLEP examinatio n s at other colleges or universities will be re-eva lu ated 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) se nt to MSCD in order to have that credit evaluated . • MSCD will n ot grant cred i t for a CLE P exa min ation if prior to the se me s t e r 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 recor d ed on a tudent's permanent record until all official transcripts from other regionally accredited colleges and universities attended by the stu d ent have been received and eva luat e d by the Office of Admissions . • Any exception to the se policies must be approved throug h the Board on Academic Standa rd s Exceptions (B . A . S.E.). [nformation about filing an appea l through B . A.S.E. is available from the Office of Academic Affairs. • Failure to achieve the r equire d 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 examination may be r epea ted 6 months after the date of the previous examination. For adv i sing assistance with CLEP examinations and informat i on about other prior l earning c r e dit options such a departmental c r edit by examination and portfolio assessment, students may contact the Ce nter for Individualized Leaming, CN 106, 303 -55 6-8342. Additional inform ation about the content and format of CLE P examinations is ava i lable through the College Board web sit e at http ://www.collegeboard.org/clep. Exam ination s may b e take n through the Co mmunity College of D e n ver T est Ce nt er , 303-556-38 1 0, South Classroom Building 232. Other official testing ce nt ers within the metropolitan a r ea and within Co lorado can be found through the College Board web site listed above .

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 45 I CLt;l' t;xam :Standards CLEP Minimum Score for MSCD MSCD No Credit for Prior Exam MSCD Credit Credit Cate!Jorv Enrollment2 Englis h Composition 50 3 Fre hman E G 1010 w ith Essay Composition BIO 1000 AST 1040 Natural Sciences1 50 6 Natura l Science s CHE 1010 GEL 1 010 PHY 1000 Mathematics 50 3 Math ematics MTH 1080 ART 1040 Humanities' 50 6 A rt s and Letters MUS 1000 E G I I 00 , II I 0 or ENG 1120 ECO 2010 HIS 1000 Social Science 50 6 Social Science PSC 1010 an d Hi story1 PSY 1001 soc 1010 American Government' 56 3 PSC 1010 American Literature 55 3 E G 2210 , 2220 Analysis a nd Int erpretation of Lit e rature' 60 3 E G 1100 , 1110 , 1120 Englis h Literature 55 3 E G 2310 , 2330 Frenc h Language 50 10 FRE 1010 , 1020 52 1 6 FRE 1010 , 1020 , 2010 , 2110 General Biology! 57 3 BIO 1000 Genera l Chem i stry 63 4 C H E 1800 69 8 C H E 1800 , 1810 German Language 50 10 GER 1010 , 1020 63 16 GER 1010 , 1020 2110 , 2310 History of the U.S . I 55 3 HJS 1210 History of the U.S. II 56 3 HIS 1220 Hum an Growth & Developmt3 60 3 PSY 2210 I ntroductory P sychology I , 3 60 3 p y 1001 In troducto r y Sociology I 58 3 soc 1010 information Sy terns & Computer Application s 66 3 CM 1010 , C S lOlC Principle of Macroe co nomics I 59 3 ECO 2010 Prin ciples of Marketing 62 3 MKT 3000 Prin ciples of Microeconomics 61 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Management 50 3 MGT 3000 Spanis h Language 50 10 SPA 1010 , 1020 54 16 SPA 1010 , 1020 2110 , 2120 Western Civilization I 58 3 HIS 1010 Western Civilization IJ 57 3 HIS 1020 A lth ough the exa mm a t w n s are esse n/wil y mdepende nt , w h e r e there IS o v e rlap b e t wee n ex ammatwn>. c r e dll ma y b e ob t a ined by co mpl e tin g o n ly o n e of the two overl a ppi n g exa min a tions .

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46 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 2 If during or subsequent t o th e semester the ex am is taken , the swde nt e arns credi t in a cou r se{s) in column 5 of the table that lists exa minati ons accepted at MSCD, th e credi t value of th e course(s) will be s ubtra c ted from the cor r espo nding CLE P credi t p r evio u s l y awarded . 3The Psych ology D ep artm e nt does not allo w CLEP credit toward th e total numb er of se m es t er hours required for a Psy chology major or minor: extra course work is necessary t o m ake up the differen c e . H owever, CLEP can co unt toward th e degree . These two exa minati ons will not count t owar d G eneral Swdies requirements . ATTAINMENT EXAMINATIONS Any stu d ent may take attainment examinations in some departments for the purpose of waivi n g specific gra duation requirements. Passin g such an examination , a lthou gh not reducing the number of credits required for gra duation entitles students to substitute their own choice for the required subject. The examination is approximately the equivalent of the final examination in the co ur se. DEPARTMENTAL CREDIT B Y EXAMINATION A department may gra nt a student credit for college courses for which the student requests and pa sses appropriate examinations . The charge for each credit hour requested is one-ha l f the in-state tuition for one credit hour , and must be paid prior to taking the examination. A maximum of30 semester hours of credit may be awarded through departmental credit by examination. Credit through departmental exam ination i s based on knowledge equivalent to a regular course offered the the College . (Omnibus-num bered courses are excluded.) Permission for departmental credit by exami nation must be obtained in advance from the instructor giving the examination, the department chair, and the appropriate dean. To earn credit by examination, a stu dent must be currently enrolled in good sta ndin g in a degree or cer tificate pro gram at the College. Credit by examination may not be counted as part of the last 1 2 credit hours of a degree program unless it is approved by the Board on Academic Standards Exceptions (BASE). Applications for submitting a request to BASE are avai l able in the Office of Academic Affairs , c 318, 303-556-3907. I f a stu d ent has registered for a higher-numbered course in a sequence, the exam for a prerequ i site for that higher numbered course must be comple t ed within the first thr ee weeks of the semester. Credit by examination for a course which is a prerequisite for a co urse already comple t ed will not be granted unless approved by BASE. Examinations cannot be taken to raise grades to remove failures, or to remove ' C" " SP," " 1 , " or "CC" notations . Credit by examination is not applicable toward academic residency requirements. Credit by examination cannot be obtained for a course in w hich a student has b een enrolled at MSCD or at another regionally accredited college or univer sity unless approved by BASE. Credit by examina tion will not be g ranted for co ur es attended as a lis tener , visitor , or auditor. Examination for credit will be taken at a time specified by the department. A grade equiva l ent to " A " or " B" must be attained on the examination in order to receive credit, but cre dits so earned for the course will be r ecorded without a grade on the student's permanent record and are not considered in com putin g college g r ade point averages . The hours grante d for credit by exam are not included as a part of the stude nt's semeste r enro llment. The c r e dit will appear on the t r a n sc rip t for the semester in which the exa mination was tak e n , but the hours do not coun t as part of the student's tota l enrollment for the purpose s of financial aid o r a n y othe r purpose predicated on tota l hours of enro llment for a given semester. Credit b y examination will be posted after a student has co mpleted e ight semester hours of c r edit at Metropolitan State College of Den ver and after an evaluat ion of all transfer credit has been comp l eted. The application form will be maintained in the student's file. o record of failur es on such examina tions will be entered on the st udent's perma n ent record . D e p artmental exa m inations atte mpt e d for course c r edit under these guidelines may not be repeated . Applications for departmental cred it by examination are avai l able at the Ce nter for Indiv idu alize d Learning , (C l 06, 303-556-8342) and from the Office of the R egistrar (CN I 05) .

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 47 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 basi of a careful as essment oftbe prior learning portfolio by faculty in the department from which credit is sought. Portfolio assessment i available in many , but not all, academic departments. The portfolio is developed with the assistance of the Center for Individualized Learning, Central Class room 106, 303-556-8342. Portfolio a sessment may be used to apply for credit for specific courses listed in the Catalog. Students may also apply for credit for omnibus courses throug h portfolio assess ment with the permission of the appropriate academic department. Applicants for credit through port folio assessment will generally be required to take EDS 2680-1 , The Portfolio Development Workshop . Policies which govern credit for prior learning options apply to credit awarded through the portfolio process. The charge for each credit hour requested is one-half the in-state tuition for one credit hour. Contact the Center for individualized Learning for assistance and further information at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom I 06. 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 col lege credit by the American Council on Educat i on will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions for transfer credit at MSCD. For formal military tra i ning , copies of training certificates and a copy of the DD-214 should be submitted to the Office of Admissions . For ot h er training , official ACE transcripts should be submitted. Credit limit is 30 semester hours. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION The Cooperative Education Internship Center places student in work experiences re l ated 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 realistic career dec i sions gain valuab l e work experi ence , obtain recommendations for graduate school and earn money to help defray college expenses. Students work in large corporations, small businesses , government and nonprofit agencie throughout tbe metropolitan area. Most co-op students are paid by their emp l oyers , but in those profe sional 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 com plete 30 semester hours of college course work with a minimum 2.50 GPA and have a declared major to be eligible for registration w i th 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 discussed individually with a professional coordinator. Students may choose from three d i fferent work sc h edules based o n t h e academic ca l endar. The alter nating 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 expe rience that lasts for no more than one semester. The College award academic credit for supervised cooperative education placements . Students must complete a credit application, available from the co-op office , and t his application must be approved by a faculty member from the department in which credit is to be granted. No more than IS seme ter hours of cooperative education credit will be applied toward MSCD deg r ee requirements. Credit earned for the co-op education work experiences are not applicable toward General Studies requ i rements. Addi tional departmental restrictions may apply to certain majors. Visit our website for additional informa tion: www.mscd.edu/ cooped.

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48 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS SERVICE-LEARNING The ervice-Learning Pro gram co mbin es class r oom experie nce with ervice to the metropolitan co m m unity. P articipa tin g stu d ents receive credi t for appropriate publi c service , whic h is beneficial to th e co mmuni ty and expands student horizons i n int ellectually and p ersonally meaningful ways. Eme rging from a wide variety of disciplines, servicel earni n g courses are tructured b y faculty to weave serv ice i nto co mmunity-ba se d and gove rnment age n cie , w i th c l assroom r e flection and analysis of the learning offered throug h th ese experiences. The cour es are a l so d esigne d to address r ea l n ee d s in our multicultural world , suc h as homele ne s , at-r i sk youth , domestic violence , the env i ronme nt , c ulture and the arts , and mental illn e s . Agencies that have provided service opportu nitie s include Fort L ogan Menta l H ealth Center , t h e D enve r Commission on A g ing , Big Sisters, the Colorado Historical Society, the R a pe Assi la n ce and Awareness Pr ogram, and numerous elementary an d hig h schoo ls, sen ior cen ters , and nur sing h o mes. Service -learnin g c r edit is avai l ab l e in most academic majors and minors. Pr e r equ i s it es a nd other requi r e men ts vary with eac h department. To learn how to participate in this program , inclu din g discus sio n s of placement o ption s , student s should contact or vis i t the Service-Lea rnin g P rog ram office to sc h e du l e a n interview: I 045 inth Street P a rk ; 303-556-3290. SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THE FIRSTYEA R PROGRA M The First-Year Pro g ram i s designed to unify and coordina t e College efforts to help ente rin g s tud e nt s achieve a successfu l first year. The program provides advisi n g, cour s e s elect ion g uid ance an d aca d emic monitoring throughout the first year , as well as coordinating academic s upport services for first year stude nts. Additio n ally, the program offers a First-Year Sem in a r course , XXX 1190, whic h pro v id es appro priat e reading and writte n work e nablin g students to discuss and w rite abo ut c urr e nt i ss ues inc luding the value of hig her e duc atio n . All fir sttim e MSC D students may e nroll in the Fir t Ye a r Sem inar co ur se and oth er appropriate courses as d e t ermined by assessment at entry. Th e program furni s h es an e nvir onment where problem solving , creat i vity and peer interaction are encouraged . For ad dition a l informatio n call 303 556 8447. THE HONORS PROGRAM The Ho n ors Program provid es a n academic progr am for high l y moti vated st udents with broad academic inte re s ts. The program provides h onor ec tion of General Studies courses an d uniqu e interdisciplinary cou r ses. H onors courses are small in order to encourage c l ass participation an d a close relationship between students and facu l ty . Honors classes are de s igned to prom ote independent thought and c reati ve inquiry. The director of the Honor s Program and th e honors faculty provide academic adv i s ing and erve as m entor to stude nt s as t h ey consi der their post-graduate goals . The ultim ate miss i o n of the Honors P ro g r a m i to create a comm uni ty of sc h o l ar s . It sp on so r s an H o nor s Club , a n a nnual Honors Co nferenc e , and study abroa d co ur ses whic h allow s tuden t s to explore i d eas outside the c lassroom . Stude nt s who comp l ete 27 semester hours of h o nor courses, includin g a the i s, will receive a n h o n ors designation on thei r transcript. An Honor s application form may be obtained from the Honors P rogram Director. Since the Honors Pr o gram parti cipat e in the Co l orado Scho l ars hip Program , stude nt s admitted t o the Honor Pr ogra m are eligi bl e to apply for a sc h o l arship. Add i t i o n a l information on the H onors Pro g r a m is ava i lable b y calling 303 -556-4 865 o r by inquiring in We t Class r oo m Building , Room 147. R e qu ired Courses Semester Hours HON 2750 The Legacy of Arts a nd Letter s I * ................... . . . . . 3 HON 2760 The Legacy of Art and Lette r ll * ... ..... . . . . ..... ...... 3 HON 4950 Senio r H onors T h e sis .. ... ..... . . .... . .......... ...... 3 Subtotal ....... . . . ............. . . . . . . ..... . . . . . . . ...... .... . . 9

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 49 Students must take at least nine (9) hours from the following: HON 2800 History of Science .................................... 3 HO 2810 Development of Experimental Science .... ..... ... ........ 3 HON 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking* ........................... 3 HO 3800 Revolutions and Social Change l* .... 0 ••••••••••••••••••• 3 HO 3810 Revolutio ns and Social Change II* ....................... 3 HO 3850 American Culture !* . ............. 0 ••••••••••••••••••• 3 HO 3860 American Culture 11* . .... 0 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 Subtotal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... ............ 0 • • 0 • • 0 •••••• 9 Electives Honors students must choose three (3) elective co ur es with an Honors prefix in consultation w ith the Honors Program Director. Subtotal .................... . 0 • • 0 •••• • 0 • •••••••••••• 0 ••••••• • 9 Total .................. . .... 0 •••••••••••••• 0 ••••••••••••••• 27 *Approved General Studies courses. IND IV ID UALI ZED DEGREE PROGRAM The Individualized Degree Program (JDP) offers students the opportunity to design and propose a major , an extended major or a minor to meet specific educational goals when other majors or minors listed in the Catalog canno t 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 the Center for Individualized Learning and with a faculty mentor to develop a proposal for his / her degree program . A practicing profe ss ional in the s tudent'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 a nd congruent program of study, students are encouraged to begin developing their propo sals early in their enrollment at MSCD. Int erested s tudent s should contact the Center for Individualized Learning, Centra l Classroom I 06 , 303556-8342 , 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 Indi v idualized Studies major or minor will be approved by the departm ent chair from the acad emic department from which the majority of credit is drawn , the appropriate dean and the dire cto r of the Center for Individualized Learning . All requirements that apply to any bachelor's de g ree from MSCD apply to Individualized Studies. A gra de of C must be earned in each course included in the student's major or minor , and studen ts must have a GPA of2.5 before an Individualized Studies program may be approved. The title for each student's pro g ram will be Indi vidualized Studies with a conc e ntration in _ _ _ . Majors may not include courses in Level II General Studies that have the same prefi x as the depart ment from which the majority of credit is drawn for their major. No more than 30 hours of credit out of the total of 120 cred i t hour s may be i ncluded in the stu dent's de gree plan from the School of Business. Each Individualized Studies major or minor must include courses that have not yet be en completed at the time the propo al is approved. ee each IDP option below for the specific number of cred it s that must be comp let e d after the proposal is approved by the d e partm ent chair . Proposals may be submitted for: An Individualized Studies MAJOR, which requires a minimum of 40 credit hours , including 2 1 hours of upper-division c redit. Fifteen (15) hour s must be completed after the proposal is approve d by the department chair. A minor chosen from the Catalog is required .

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50 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS An Individualized Studies MINOR, which requires a minimum of 2 0 c r edit hours, including 6 hours of upper-division credit. Six (6) hour s must be comp l eted after the proposal i s approved by the department c h air. A major chosen from the Cata log is required. An Individualized Studies EXTE DED MAJOR may b e proposed when the student's field of study requires more in-depth tudy or courses from multiple disciplines that cannot be accommo dated 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 mu st be com pleted after the proposal is approved by the department chair. No minor is required. INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION The Met r opolitan tate College of D e n ve r is committed to providin g all stude nt s with a strong educa tiona l foundation that enhances their understanding of the total human expe rience and enables them to maxim ize their potential for growth and development in a rapidly changing world. Through the pro grams of the Institute for International and Lntercultural Education, students a nd faculty have opportu nities to develop and participate in activities designed to promote a greater understanding and expertise in globa l issues . The Institute also seeks to maintain a positive environment that enhances the learnin g experiences of international students atten ding MSCD . The Institut e is located in the R ectory Building , room 204, and ca n be reached at 303-556-4004. The following program reflect the mission of the Insti tute. INDIVIDUALIZED DEGREE PROGRAM Stude nts interested in pursu ing an interdisciplinary major or a minor in international stu die s may do so under the Individualized Degr ee Pro gram ( IDP). The rDP allows stude nts, in close consultation with and approval of a fac ulty mentor , to design a course of st udy that best meets t h eir needs. Students may choose from a wide range of courses dealing with internationa l topics that are regularl y offered to com plete a major or minor. Contact the Institute for International and Lntercultura l Education at 303-5564004 or the Center for Lndividualized Learning at 303-556 8342, Central Classroom I 06. STUDY-ABROAD COURSES The Lnstitut e coordinates a variety of sho rt-term and semes ter-lon g stu dy abroad co ur ses each year. During the past severa l years , these courses hav e been held in Mexico, Eng l and , Germany , France, Spain, Italy , Centra l America , Russia an d Egypt. These co urse s are ge nerally 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 ch . oose to participate in study abroa d courses offered by other U.S. or foreign universities . The College operates two semeste r abroad pro g r ams in Guada l ajara , Mexico and London, England. These are offered in cooperation with the University of Guada l ajara 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 ln titute for information regarding the latest offeri n gs. RESOURCE CENTER The Lnstitute maintains a resolirc e bank of information on: a multitude of study-abroad programs offered by other uni versities and organizations intern ational internship opportunities g radu ate programs in international studies faculty eminars and conferences i nternationalization of curricula intern ational employment opportunities

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 51 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES The Institute provides a va riety of services to international stude nt s attending MSCD. Th ese include counseling on visas, school transfers, work permi sion and housing ; conducting academic and cultural orientation sessions; assisting w ith immigration issues; providing information to embassies a nd spon so rs ; advising on academic issues; and organizing social and cultural event . FACULTY SERVICES The Institute places a high priority on enabling inter ested faculty to e nh ance their international experi ences and , consequently, enrich their curricula. The faculty are regularly informed of profes s ional development seminars, international conferences, exchange opportunities and fellowships. Internationa l faculty teaching at MSCD are given assistance with immi grat ion and related matters in accordance with College policies. SPECIAL EVENTS The Institute regularly organizes conferences, seminars and lect ur e series to promote intellectual dis courses on issues affecting the contemporary world. COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS The institute maintains links with numerous local and national organizations and profes sional associa tions dealing with international, educational, economic , socia l and cultural activities with a view to st r engthen co lle ge community partnerships and to remain cur rent with the latest development s in the area of international education. LANGUAGE AND CULTURE INSTITUTE The Language and Culture Institute was established in 1976 to organize study and tra ve l abroad. The institute currently operates a umrner program in Mexico , a summe r intensive language institute in Ger many , and a winter study and travel program in Mexico ' Yucatan P eninsula and in Central America. The institute offers credit through the Modem Languages Department.

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52 GENERAL STUDIES 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 comp l ex society, requires focused expert i se (such as that provided by a major a r ea of st ud y) and the abi lit y to communicate with and learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate e d u cation fosters the critical thinking necessary for the explorat ion of unfamiliar disciplines and for the syn thesis of learning , and exposes students to the richne ss and variety of the intellectual univer e. General Studies Information Students must use a single catalog to meet all degree requirements including those in the General Studie , major and minor. Some changes in General Studies requirements have been made retroactive . As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policie described in this Cata l og may be followed by students u sing earlier catalogs. General Studies Goals The General tudies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies: MSCD students shou ld be able to: I. Write and peak with clarity; 2. Read and listen critically; 3. Draw conclusions from quantitative data; 4. Recognize fau l ty reasoning; 5. Organize ideas; and 6. Communicate with experts in other discipline s and l earn from them. MSCD students should: 7. Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems ; 8. Ha ve 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 att itud e characteristic of a field. Structure of the General Studies Program The General Studies Pro gram is structured to foster the deve l opment of skills and to encourage stude nt s 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 student with the basic skills of reading and listening critically , re cognizing faulty reasoning , drawing conclu ions from quantitative data , organizing ideas , and writing and speaking with clarity. LevelliBreadth of Knowledge Level II course introduce students to the basic methods , knowledge, problems or attitudes characte risti c of a field , encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems , enab l e students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them, and cultivate in student s an info rmed awareness of the principal achievements in history, arts and letters , social science, a nd science. In addition, in Level II cour e tudents will continue to develop their skills in l anguage and mathematics.

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 Distribution and Credit Requirements To complete their Gener a l Studi es Pr ogra m , s tud en t s must ta ke a ppro ved cou r ses that fulfill the fol lowin g distr i but i on and credit requirements: Cat egory Leve l I * Se m es t e r H ours Co mpos i tion ........................................................... 6 Mathematics ........... ................................................ 3 Co mm u nicati o n s ......... ........ ... ... ................................ 3 Level II** Historical .................................•.....•..................... 3 Arts a nd Letters .... . .... ..................... .......................... 6 Socia l ciences ......................................................... 6 Natural Scien ces .................... .................. .................. 6 Tot a l *** ............................................................. 33 *A transfer course or co urses of at l east 2 semes t er hours judged t o be similar in skill developme nt and co ntent to a L evell course will sa ti sfy an individual L evell cour se r e quirem ent. Equivalency w ill be det ermined b y the department offering the Levell course. **One-hour d ev iati ons in the L evell! ca t egor ies ma y be allowed. ***A s tud e nt' s compl eted General Studi es Program must co ntain a/least 33 semes t er hours . Basic Rules: On l y approved courses m ay b e used to satisfy the Ge n eral tudies requirem e nt s . A c ur r e n t lis tin g of the se courses i s publi s h e d in this sectio n , in the Genera l Colleg e Requir e m e nt s brochure, an d in the Course D esc riptions section of this Catal og. General Studies c ou r ses need not be co u nted toward Genera l Studies r e quirem e nts. Th ey may be tak e n as electives or to sa t isfy requirement s in the major or de g ree pro g r am. Departments or pro g rams m ay s pe c ify , by prefi x and number, some Genera l S t udie s courses i n a ddition to courses requir e d for the major or a professional credential. Courses taken using the p ass -fail o ption cannot be cou nted for General Studies . LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS: COMPOSITION , MATHEMATICS AND COMMUNICATION FRE H MAN ASSESSME T : READl G, W RJTING A D MATH EMAT I CS P LACEMENT EXAM S First-time college students are req u ired to comp l ete the reading , w riti ng and m a the m atic s place ment examinat ion s (see Assessment Requirem ent section). Exami nation res ults serve as the basis for acad e mic advising. To inc r ease t h eir opportunity for s uccess, stude nt s m ay b e required to t ake courses below the level of the first-yea r courses offe red by MS C D. Stude n ts should be a war e, how eve r , tha t no credit i s g i ven for courses that are below the college level. Also, please see page 23 of thi s Cat alog. ("ao" indi c ates that/h e course is avail a bl e on l i ne.) Pl ace m ent Test Pre r eq ui sites Students must have a p assing score on the appropriate place m e nt test before the y will be allowed to r eg ister for Leve l I Gen era l Studies courses in Englis h , math ematics and re ading. Ex ception s will be made for s tudent s who have ea rned at l ea t a grade of"C" in the co mm u nity college co ur se s pecifi e d by the department. The Assessment Center administers the pla ce m e nt tes t s. Students s hou l d co n s u l t an a dviso r in th e Advising Center for g uid a nc e in selecti n g the appropria te Level I courses.

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54 GENERAL STUDIES COMPOSITIO REQUIRED CO RSES (minimum 6 se me ster hours) ao E G 1010 Freshman Composition : T h e Essay . . . .................... .3 ao E G 1020 Fre hman Composition : Ana l ysis, Research & D ocumentation ... 3 R uLE : Co 1POSr TroN T • Stu d ents must co mpl ete the ENG 1 0 I 0 requirement within their first 30 semester hour s at MS C D a nd the ENG 1020 requir e m e nt within their first 60 semes t e r hours. These r e quir e m e nt s m ay be postponed only i f a ppro ve d in w rit i n g by t h e English D epa rtm e nt. • Student s must dem o nstr ate the ade qu acy of their w riting skills in the p l acement e x am before e nr olling in E G I 010. T h ose stu dent s whose writi n g kills are inadequate w ill be counseled on ho w to improve those skills. Students ma y be required to comp l ete additi o nal course work . • Stud e nt s will ha ve satisfie d th e L evell composition r e quir ements if they: sat i sfac torily complete E G I 010 and I 020 , o r p as a CLE P (E G 1 0 1 0 on ly) o r A P examinat ion a ppr oved by t h e En g l ish D epa rtm ent, or tran sfe r e qui va lent co ur ses. MATHEMATICS ( minimum 3 se m ester h o u r s)* MTH 1 080 M athematical M o des of Tho u g ht .......................... 3 MTH Ill 0 College A lgebra ........ . . . . . .......... . . . . . ......... .4 ao MTH 1 210 Introduction t o Stati tics ....... ......................... 4 ao MTH 1310 MTH 1610 Finite Mat h ematics for the Management & Socia l Sciences . . .... 4 Integrated M athematics I ............... . . . ............. .4 R LE : MATHEMATICS REQ fREMENT • Student s will take the mathematics pla cement exam to d etermine thei r abilities to ca l c ulat e with fraction s, d ecima l s and p e r ce nt s, a nd to know and u se . elementary geometrical formulas. Those w h ose s kills are ina d equate are requ ir e d to comple t e college arithmet i c course wo rk before enrolling in a Level I mathematics co ur se . Some c ourses ha ve additional requirements . • S tud e n ts mu s t co mplete the Le ve l I m athematics requ i rem e nt w ithin the ir fir s t 30 se me s t e r hour s at MSCD . This requir ement m ay b e postponed on an individua l ba s is i f the po s tponement i s approve d in writing b y the Mathematical and Co mputer S cie nces Departm e nt. • Students will have satisfie d the Leve l I mathem a tic s requir ements if they: pa sa mathematics course that has been approved for Le ve l I mathemati cs credit (see co ur ses listed above ), or pass a C L E P or AP examinatio n a ppr oved b y the Math ematica l and Compute r Sciences Departm e nt , or successfully complete a mathematic s course for which a Le ve l I math ematics co ur se is a prerequisite , or transfer a n e qui va l e nt co ur se. • A tran sfe r co urse or co urses of at l e a s t 2 sem este r h ours judged t o be s imilar in skill deve l op m e nt and co nt e nt t o a L eve l 1 co urse wi ll s ati sfy an indi vidual L eve l I co urse requirement . Equiva l e n cy i s deter mined b y the d e partm e nt offering the L eve l I c ourse. COMMUNICATIONS (minimum 3 emester hours )* FRE 1020 Elementary French II ............ ..... .... .............. 5 GER 1020 E l e m e ntary German ll ......... ......... . .... ........... 5 HO 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking ...................... ....... 3 PHl Ill 0 Language , Logic & Per suasion ........................... 3 RDG I 5 I 0 Cognitive Strategies for Ana l y tic a l R eading ... ............. . 3 SPA 1020 E l ementary Spani s h II . ..... ....................... . .... 5 ao S P E I 010 Publi c Speaking . . . . . . . . ..................... . ........ 3

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ao GENERAL STUDIES 55 SPE 1 620 /MDL 1 620 SPE 1 7 1 0 American ign L anguage II .............................. 3 Int erpersona l Co mmuni cat ion . . . . . . . ........ ... ..... .... .3 R ULES: COMMU ' ! CATION REQ lREMENT • S tudent s must comp let e the required Level I communication course within their first 30 se me s ter h o ur s a t MSCD. • Students will h ave sa tisfied the L evell communication r e quirem e n ts i f they: a n approved L eve l I comm uni cat i on course (lis ted above), or a CLEP or A P exa minati on app r oved b y a depart m e nt offering a Leve l I co mmuni ca tion course , o r an equiva lent co ur se, or a secon d se m este r , fouror five-semester hour foreign l anguage course or a more a dvanced language co ur se that is taught in a language not offered at MSCD , or or transfer an advanced foreign l anguage course that i s taught in t h e foreign language and th a t h as MSC D's FRE I 020 , GE R I 020 and SPA I 0 2 0 or equ i va l ent course work , o r m o r e advanced co ur se wo rk as a pr e r equis it e, or pass or tran fer an advanced public p eaking cou r se for which MSCD's SPE I 0 I 0 or a co mparabl e cour e i s a pr erequi ite . Student s w h o h ave satisfie d th e communications r e quirem e nt u sing the advanced foreign language co ur se o r the advanced publ i c s peakin g co ur se mu s t place that course in the Level [ communications requirement s l ot. Level Il Ge n e r a l Studies co ur ses u se d to satisfy the L eve l I com munic at i ons r equ ir e ments canno t a l so be counte d in the Level II category. *A transfer course or cour es of at/east 2 sem ester hours judged to be similar in ski ll development a n d co nt e nt to a L eve l I course wi ll sa ti sfy an individual L eve l I co urse requirement. Equiva l ency is d e t er mined by the department offering the Level l course. LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS Cou r ses a ppro ve d to satisfy the Level U requ ir e men t are distribute d a mon g four c at egories. The cate gories , toget h e r with the minim um number of e me ster h ours a s tud e nt mu st accumulate to satisfy thi s requirement , a re given below. One -h our deviations in the General Studie s Level l1 categories may be a llo we d , pro v ided the stude nt has completed at l east 33 semester hour s of General Studi es courses. LEVEL 0 C ATEGORIE Historical ..... . . . ......... .... ................. 3 Arts an d Letters . . . ......................... . .... 6 Social Science . . . ........................... . .... 6 Natura[ Science .................................. 6 R LE : LEvEL [J REQUIREMENT Prerequisites: Level II G e n e ral Studies c ourse s h ave at leas t the followin g prerequi sites or core qui s it es, an d some courses h ave addit i o n a l prerequisites (see the Course D esc rip tions sec tion in th i s Catalog). • Histo rical and Arts a)ld Lette rs: Courses numbered I 000 t o 1 990: minimum p erfor m a n ce s tand ard scores o n r eading and writing pre assess ment placement tests Cour ses num be r e d 20 00 to 2990: satisfactio n of the Leve l I m a th ematics course require m e nt an d either ENG I 0 I 0 o r the Leve l I commun i catio n course requirement Cour ses numbered 30 00 and above : sat i sfaction of all Leve l I Genera l S tudi es co ur se r e quir e m ents

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56 GENERAL STUDIES •Natura l Sc i e n ce a nd Soc i a l Science: Courses numb ered 1000 t o 1990: minimum performance standar d s scores on the reading , writing and mathematics preassessment placeme nt tests Courses numb ered 2000 to 2990: sa tisfaction of the Level I mathematics course require ment a nd either ENG I 0 I 0 or the Level I communication cou r se r equirement Courses numb e r ed 3000 and a bo ve: satisfact i o n of all Level I course r equi rement s •Students m ay not use courses having the same prefix as their major disciplin e or crosslisted with their major di sc ipl ine to satisfy the Level U requirements. •Students may use co u rses having the same prefix as their minor discipline or crosslisted with th eir minor discipline to satisfy Genera l Studies req uir ements. However , a minimum of 1 8 credits must b e u sed only in the minor and not for General Studies. D eviations from the Cat a log requirements r eq uir e a ppro va l of the minor department , a nd some departments require that m ore than 1 8 credits be u se d on l y in the minor. Please contact the minor department fo r add i tional information . •Stude n ts may not apply more t h an 8 se mester hours of credit with the same course prefix to the Level IT requirements. • Students may u se either prefix for a cross l isted course, i.e., one designated XXX (YYY). They must select the prefix they wish to u se at registratio n ; the selection may not be changed later . • Hi story majors mu s t take thr ee extra se m ester hours at Level II in t h e social science , arts and l etters, o r natural sciences categories in lieu of the three hour s in the hi storica l catego ry . • Hi story majors may not use courses that are cross listed with history courses for General Studies. IDSTORICAL (MINIMUM 3 SEMESTER HOURS)* Historical courses a i m to imp art a broad knowled ge of history with emphas i s upon the major forces, persons and eve nt s that h ave s h aped the modem world . FRE 3550 HIS 1000 HIS 1010 HIS 1020 HIS 1110 ao HIS 1210 ao HIS 1220 HIS 1250 HlS 1650/WMS 1650 me HIS 1910 / CHS 1010 me HIS 1920 / CHS I 020 me HIS 1930 /NAS 1 930 me HIS 1 940 / AAS 1130 HIS 2010 me HIS 2950 / AAS 2 1 30 ao HIS 3041 ao HIS 3051 Hl S 3060 ao/mc HIS 3090 HIS 3120 HIS 3140 HIS 3310 HIS 3320 me HIS 3590 HIS 3700 HIS 3740 HIS 3810 French Historica l Perspectives ..... . . ............ . . ....... 3 American Civilization ... . . ............................. 3 Western Civilization to 1 715 . . ..................... . . . ... 3 Western C i vilization since 171 5 .......................... 3 Co lorad o History 1 . .................... . . . . .......... . 3 American History to 1 865 ............................... 3 American History since 1 865 ............................ 3 C hina , Japa n , Korea since 1800 ......... ........... ... . . . . 3 Women in U.S. History ................. .. .. ... ........ . 3 Hi story of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian & Co l onial Peri ods .. .3 History of the C hic ana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present ...... 3 History of Indi genous/His panic Americans ................ . . 3 Survey of African History .... . . . ....... . ...... . ......... 3 Contemporary World History ...................... . ..... 3 West Africa n C i vilizations . . . ...... . ......... .. ......... 3 World History to 1500 . . .... .......... . ............... .3 World History since 1500 ............................... 3 Rome and the Caesars ...... . ................•.......... 3 ative Americans in American History ...... . .............. 3 Medieval History ...... . . .... . . . . .... . . ............... 3 Renaissance & Reform ation .... . ...... . . . ............... 3 England to 1 7 1 4 ............ .................... ...... 3 England s ince 1 714 ..................... .............. . 3 American I mmigration History ........................... 3 Modem China ........ ... ........... . . . ............... 3 Modern Japan ..................................... . . . 3 Latin Amer i ca: Republics .... . ........ . ........... ...... 3

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me HIS 4110/HO 38 50 HIS 4120/HO 3860 GENERAL STUDIES 57 American Culture I ................................... . 3 American Culture II ............................ . ...... 3 History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level 11 i n the Social Sciences, Art & Letters , or arural cience categories in lieu of the three hour in the Historical category. His to ry majors m ay 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 stu dent has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses. Pl ease note : "me" indicates tha t th e course is also approved as a multi c ultural course; " ao" indicat es that the course i s availab l e o nlin e . A RTS & LETTERS (MINIMUM 6 SEMESTE R HOU RS)* Arts & Letters courses impart a broad knowledge of important works and major sc ho o ls of thought from at least two centuries. They also provide a foundation for critica l evaluation within the disci pline. me AAS 3240 / E G 3240 ART 1040 ART 2040/MUS 2040 ART 2850 / E G 2850 SPE 2850 me ART 3090 ART 3950 / WMS 3950 ao CHS 2010/ENG 2410 ENG 1100 ao ENG 1110 ENG 1120 ENG 1310 ENG 24 1 0 / CHS 2010 ENG 2460 E G 2850 / ART 2 50 SPE 2850 ENG 3030 me E G 3240 / AAS 3240 E G 3420 E G 3430 FRE 3110 FRE 3120 GER 3200 HON 2750 HO 2760 MTH 3400 ao MUS 1000 MU 2040 / ART 2040 me MUS 3000 me MUS 3020 MUS 3040 me MUS 3050 PHI 101 0 PHI 1030 PHI 3000 PHI 3020 ao PHI 3360 PSC 3050 ao RDG 3060 SPA 3200 African American Literature .... . ....................... .3 Art Appreciation S u rvey ................................ 3 An Inte gra ted Approach to Art and Music ................... 3 Introduction to Cinema Studies .......................... .3 Art & Cultural Herita ge ................................. 3 Women ' Art/Women ' s I ssues .......................... .3 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .... ....................... 3 l.ntroduction to Literature ........ .......... ............. 3 Intr oduction to Fiction ................................. .3 Introduction to Drama .................................. 3 l.ntroduction to Shakespeare ...................... . . ..... 3 urvey of Chicana/o Literature ........................... 3 Introduction to C hildren' s Literature ....................... 3 Introduction to Cinema Studies ..................... .... . .3 Se m antics . .................................. ........ 3 African American Literature ......... . . . ....... . . ........ 3 English Bible a Literature .............................. 3 Classical Mythology ................................... 3 Survey of French Literature I .•... . . ...............•.... .3 Survey of French Literature II ........................... .3 German Culture & Civilization ......................... . .3 The Legacy of Art s & Lener s I ..... . . . . . . . . . . ...... ..... .3 The Legacy of Arts & Letter II .... . . . ......... . . ...... . . 3 Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics .......................... .4 Lntroducti on to Mu ic ................................. . 3 An Integrated Approach to An and Music .......... . . . ...... 3 Musi cs of America . . .......... . .................•..... 3 Jazz Style -America's Music . .... . . ..................... 3 Music & the Arts ...................................... 3 Music s of the World . ....... . . ...•. . ..... .............. 3 I ntroducti o n to Phil osophy ...... . . , . . .................. . 3 Ethics ........................ ...................... 3 His tory of Greek Phil osophy ............................. 3 History of Modem Philosoph y ........................... 3 Busine ss Ethics ............ ...... ..................... 3 P o l itical Theory ....................................... 3 Critical Reading/Thinking . . . ............................ 3 C ultur e & Civi lization of Spain ........................... 3

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58 GENERAL STUDIES SPA 3210 PA 3220 SPE 2770/WMS 2770 SPE 2850 / ART 2850 E G 2850 SPE 3080 panish-American Culture & Civilization ..... . ............ .3 Fo lkl ore & C ultur e of the Mexican outhwes t ................ 3 Gender & Communication ............................... 3 I ntroduction to Cinema tudie s ........................... 3 Great Ame r ican Speakers . .............................. 3 ao SPE 3740 Psychology of Co mmuni cat i o n ......... . ........... . . .... 3 ao /mc SPE 3760 Cu ltur a l Influe n ces on Com muni cation ..................... 3 THE 22 1 0 WMS 2770 / SPE 2770 WM 3510 WMS 3950 / ART 3950 I ntroduction to Theatre ................................. 3 Gender & Communication . .............................. 3 Femini t Theory ...............•..................... .3 Women's Art/Women's I ssues ........................... 3 *A one-hour deviatio n in the G enera l Studie s art and l e tters requirement ma y be allowed, provided the tudent has completed a t least 33 semester h ours of General Studies cour ses. Pl e a se n ote: " me" indicat es that th e course i s also approved as a multi c ultural course. "ao " indi c ates that the c o ur se i s available o nlin e . S OCIA L SCIENCES (MJ I 1 M 6 EMESTE R HO U R S ) * Soci a l Science course s a im to explo re the form a tion , be h av ior and interact i o n of vario u s soc ial , c ultur a l , politi cal or economi c groups a nd in tit ution s. me AAS 1010 Introduction to African-Ame ric an tudie . . ................ . 3 ao / mc AAS 21 00 / C H S 2100 / Women of Color ...................................... 3 I C 2 1 00 AS 2 1 00 / WMS 2100 me AAS 2200/PSC 2200 P oli t ics & Black People ...................... ......... .. 3 me AA 3300 / SOC 3140 The Black Community ............. .............. . . . . . . 3 AAS 3550 / SOC 3440 The Black Fami l y ..................................... 3 ao ACC 1010 Accoun tin g for on-Business Majors ...................... 3 ANT 131 0 I ntroduction to Cultural Anthropology ....... . .............. 3 me ANT 2330 Cross-C ultur a l ommun i ca t i o n ..................... ...... 3 me ANT 331 0 Ethn ography of orth A merican I ndian .................... 3 ao / mcANT 3480 Cu l tural Diversity in Healt h & Illn ess ............... ....... 3 ao / mc CHS I 000 Int roduction to Chicana/o Studies ......................... 3 ao /mcCHS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color ........... ........................... 3 I C 2 1 00 AS 2 1 00/WM 2100 me CHS 3100 / OC 3130 The Chican a/o ommunity .............................. 3 CHS 321 0 / SOC 3470 T h e Chica n o Family ................................... 3 ao ECO 20 I 0 Prin ciples of Economic -Ma cro ............. .............. 3 ao ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-M icr o .......... .............. . . . 3 me EDS 3110 Proces es of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary choo l s 3 ao EDS 3200 Educatio n a l P syc hology A ppli ed to Teachi n g ........... ..... 3 F l 2250 P er o n a l Money Management .......................... . .3 FRE 3560 Co nt e mporary oc i o-C ultura l I ss u es ....................... 3 ao GEG I 000 World Region a l Geography ......... . ..... . .............. 3 ao GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography . ..................... . . 3 GEG 1920 Concep t s and Connections in Geography ................... .3 GEG 2020 Geography of Colorado ................................. 3 me GEG 3300 AS 3300 / Land Use, Cu ltur e & Conflic t ......... ................... 3 ao P SC 3300 HES 1050 HE 2000 HE 2180 HIS 3660 ao / m c HMT 1 850 Dynamics of H ealth ................................... 3 Health P o liti cs & Policy . ... ..... ....................... 3 AIDS: Acq uir ed lmmune D eficiency Syndro m e ........ . .... .3 Recent U.S., 1945-1970's .............................. .3 Multicultural/Multinationa l Cul tural Adjus tment/R eadj u stme nt . . .3

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 ao HO 1001/PSY 1001 I ntroductory Psycholo gy .................... ............ 3 HO 3800 Revolutions & Social Change I ............... . ........... 3 HON 3810 R evo lutions & Social Change II ... ...•.................. .3 HPS 2720 Fundamentals of Coaching .................. . . . . . . . ..... 2 ao / mc HSP 3490 Multicultura l I ssues in Human ervices . ................... .4 me ICS 1000 Introducti o n to Asian American Studie . . ........ . ......... 3 ao / mc JCS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Co l o r ......................... . . . ........ . . 3 CHS 2100/NAS 2 100 / WMS 2100 ao IND 2810 Technolog y, Soc i ety & You ....................... ...... 3 JRN 1 010 I ntroduction to Journali sm & Mass Media ................... 3 LES 4730 Sociology of Athletics in American Society ................. 3 ao MKT 2040 Managerial Communications ............................. 3 me NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studie s .................... 3 ao /mcNAS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color ....... . ............................. . 3 C H S 2 1 00/JCS 2100/WMS 2100 me NAS 3 200 / PSC 3200 me AS 3300 / GEG 3300 / PSC 3300 ao PSC 1010 ao PSC 1020 PSC 2100 me PSC 2200 / AAS 2200 PSC 3 1 20 me PSC 3200 AS 3200 me PSC 3300 / GEG 3300 / AS 3300 PSC 3630 ao PSY 1 001/HO 1001 PSY 1800 PSY 2160 PSY 22 1 0 PSY 3250 PSY 3260 ao / mc SED 2200 ao SOC 1010 me SOC 1040 soc 2010 me SOC 3130 / CHS 3100 me SOC 3 1 40 / AAS 3300 me SOC 3220/WMS 3220 SOC 3440 / AAS 3550 SOC 3470 / CHS 3210 ao SWK 1 010 Native American Politi cs ... . . . .......................... 3 Land Use, C ulture & Conflict . ... ... . . . ............ . . .... 3 Americ a n National Government ......... ....... .......... 3 Politic a l Systems & I dea s ......................... .... . .3 Politic al Socialization . ............ . ........ . ........... 3 Politic s & Black Peopl e ................................ . 3 American Co n s tituti o nal Law .............. . . . . . ......... 3 ative American P olitics ... ............ ................. 3 Land Use, C ulture & Conflict . . . ........ ................ .3 L a tin American Politic s ........... ...................... 3 Intr o duct ory Psycholo gy . . ......... . . . .... . . . . . . ..... . . . 3 De ve l opme ntal Educational Psychology ................... .4 Perso n a lity & Adjustment .... ........................... 3 P sychology of Human D eve lopm ent ....................... 3 Child P syc hology . . ....... ......... . .......... . . . ..... 3 Psychology of Adolescence . . ............. . . ............. 3 Dive r sity, Disab ility , and Educat i o n . ............ .... ..... . 3 I ntr o duction to Sociology . ...................... ........ 3 I ntrodu ction to Soc ial Gerontology .. ... ...... . . .... ....... 3 Current Social I ss ue s .................. ................. 3 The Chicanalo Community .............. . .... . .... . ..... 3 The Black Community ................................. 3 Race , Gender & Ethnic Group s ..................... ...... 3 The Black Fami l y ................ . . ........ . . . ........ 3 The C hicano Family ................................... 3 Intr oduction to Soc i a l Welfare & Social W o rk .......... . . ... 3 ao WMS I 00 I I n tr oduction: Woman in Transition ............. .... . . .... . 3 ao/ mc WMS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Co lor ............ ......... . ..... ........... 3 CHS 2 1 00/JCS 2 1 00/NAS 2100 me WMS 3220 / SOC 3220 Race , Gender & Ethnic Group s ........................... 3 *A one-hour deviation in the Gen eral Studies arts and letter s requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studi es courses. Pl e ase n ote: " me" indi c a tes that th e co u rse is also appr ove d a s a multic ultural co ur se; " ao" indic ates t hat the e is availa bl e o nline.

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60 G ENERA L S TUDIES NATURAL CIENCE (MINIM 16 EMES TER HO RS)* atura l Scien ce courses provid e a n opportunity for stu d e nts to experience the systematic formulation a nd testing of hypotheses and to learn the importanc e of accurate ob ervation and measurement. Stu dents will differentiate among fact , s peculation , evidenc e, inference , belief, theory, law and gen eral izat ion. A T 1010 Physica l Ant hr opology & Prehistory ...................... . 3 ao/s p AST I 040 Intr oduction to Astronomy ..................... ......... 3 AST 3040 Modem osmo l ogy ................................... . 3 ao/s p BlO 1000 Hum an Bio logy for on-Majo r s ................... ....... 3 s p BIO 1010 Ecology f o r on Major . ............................... 3 ao/s p BIO 10 0* General Introdu ction to Bio logy ........... . ........... ... 3 BIO 1090* General Introdu ctio n to Bio l ogy L aboratory . . . ........ . ..... I ao BIO 3300 Advanced Hum an Biology for on-Major ... . ..... ......... 3 BIO 3530/HES 3810 Physiology of Aging for on-Bio l ogy Majors ................ 3 BIO 3550 Urba n Eco logy ... . ................................... 4 C H E 1 0 1 0 C h emistry & Society .......... . . . . . . . .................. 3 ao CHE 1100 Prin ciples of Chemistry ................................. 5 CH E 1850 & e ith er CHE 1800 or 1 810** General C hemi stry I or II ............................... 6 C H E 3 1 00 Organic C hemi stry I .................................. . 4 CHE 3120 Organic C hemi t ry I Lab ... . ................ . ........ . . . 2 ao E 1200 Intr oduction to Environme ntal Sciences .................... 3 ENV 1400 W orld R eso urce s ...................................... 3 GEG 1100 Introduction to Physical Geography ......... ............... 3 GEL 1010 General Geology .......... . ............ . .............. 4 GEL 1 020 Geology o f Colorado .................... ............... 3 GEL 1 030 Historical Geology .................................... 4 GEL 1150 O ceanography ...... . ..... . ........................... 3 GEL 1510 G eo l ogy of Red R ocks Park & Vicinity . ................ . ... I GEL 1520 Garde n of the God s-F r o nt Range G eology ..... . . . . . . ...... .. 2 GEL3510 Advanced Geolo gy of R e d Rocks Park & Vicinity . ........... I GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the Gods -F ront R a n ge Geology .......... 2 H E 2150 Alternative Ther apie for Health & H ealing . . ............... 3 HES 3450 D y n amics of Disea e ... ................................ 3 HES 381018 10 3530 Phys i o l ogy of Aging for o n-Biol ogy Majors . . . ..... . ....... 3 HO 2800 History of Sc i ence ..................................... 3 HO 2810 Dev e l op ment of Experimenta l Scienc e ..................... 3 HPS 3300 Anatomical Kine siology ................................ 3 HP 3340 Physio l ogy of Exe rci e .... . . . . .................... . .... 3 MET 3550 Rockets & Stars A Space Trek . . . ........ . . . . . ......... .3 ao MTR 1 400 Introdu c tion to Meteorology ............................. 3 MTR 3500 H azardo u s W eather .................................... 3 ao UT 2040 Introduction to utriti on .... . .......... . . ......... . ..... 3 ao/s p PHY 1 000 Intr oductio n to Phys ic ....................... ......... .4 PHY 1 250 Physic of Aviation ....................... ............. 6 PHY 2010/ PHY 2030 allege Physics I & Laboratory ........................... 5 PHY 2020/PHY 2 040 College Phy sics II & L abora t ory ......................... . 5 PHY 23 1 1/PHY 232 1 General Physic s I & Laboratory .......................... 5 PHY 233 1 / PHY 2341 General Physics II & Laboratory ............ .............. 5 PHY 3620 Sound & Music ....................................... 3 CI2610 Int egrate d atur a l Science I ............................. 3 SC I 2620 Integrated atural Science II ............. ............... .3

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GENERAL STUDIES 61 I *In order to re ceive General S tudi es c r edit, both BIO I 080 an d I 090 must be successfully completed . ** u ccessfu l completion of C H E 1850 and e ith e r C H E 1800 o r 1 8 10 will re s ult in 6 hour s atu r a l Science General Studies c r e dit. Successful co mpl etion of all three courses will result in I 0 hours of Genera l S ntdi es credit. C H E 1 800 i s a prerequisite for CHE 1 850. CHE 1850 h as a corequisite of CHE 1810. *A onehour d ev iati o n in the General tudi es natur a l science requirem e nt may be allowed , provided the s tudent has completed at least 33 se m ester h o ur s of General Studi es cour es . Please note: "me " indicates that/he course is al s o approv e d a s a multi c ultural course; " ao" indi cates that the cour se is available online. ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Multicultural and Senior Experience Course Requirements In addition to completing the General Studies r eq uir ements , a s tudent must complete a three-hour Mul ticultural course and a threehour Senior Experience course, or se l ection of courses , t o be awa rded a bachelor's degree from MSCD . The Multicultural course does not require three hour s a s a separ ate cat egory an d can b e taken in the m ajor , minor or as an elective. The rule s pertaining to those requireme nt s a nd the co ur es that will sat i sfy those requirements are de sc ribed b e l ow. MULTICULTURAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT (MI NIM M 3 SEMESTE R HOU RS) Multicultural cou r ses are designed t o increase students' appreciation a nd awa renes of the America n culture and the diverse cul tur es which contribu t e t o it. Multicu ltur al educational offerings examine t he interactions of values and beliefs , traditions , i d entit i es a nd c ultural contributions of women an d racial a nd ethnic groups in the Un it ed State : Africa n American , Asian American , Hispanic American and Nat i ve American. Students may use the cou r se to satisfy Genera l Studies, major or minor requireme nt s i f t he co ur se i s a ppro ved for that u se. I f the course is used for General Studies , th e Level II General Studie s re s trict i o n s remain in effect , e.g., no co ur ses w ith the major prefi x may be used. A one-hour deviati on in the Multi cu ltu ral requi r ement will be allowed for courses judge d to be sim ilar in content to an existing Multicultural cou r se . Equivalency w ill be det erm ined by the dep artme nt offering the Multicultural co ur se. AAS I 010 I ntroduction t o African American Studies ................... 3 AAS 1130/H I S 1 940 Survey of Africa n H istory ................... ............ 3 AAS 2 1 30 / Hl 2950 West African C ivilizatio n s ............................. . 3 AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politic s & Black P eople ................................. 3 AAS 3240/E G 3240 African American Literatur e ...... , ............. . ........ 3 AAS 3300 / SOC 3140 The Black Com munit y ................................. 3 ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication ........................... 3 ANT 3 3 1 0 Ethnography of North American Indians .......... ... . . . .... 3 ao ANT 3480 C ultural Divers ity in H ealth and !line s ..................... 3 A R T 3090 Art & Cultural Herita ge . ....................... . ........ 3 ao CHS I 000 Intr oduction t o C h icanalo Studies ... . ..................... 3 C H 1 010/HI S 1 910 CHS I 020 /H!S 1 920 CHS 3 1 00 / SOC 3130 CHS 3200 / C J C 3720 ECE 2340 EDS 3110 ao EDU 3 1 00 E G 2240 GEG 3300 AS 3300 PSC 3300 HIS 1930 /NAS 1930 ao HIS 3090 HIS 3590 History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian & Colonia l P eriods ... 3 His tory of the Chicanalo in the Sout h west: 1 810 to Present ...... 3 The Chicanalo Community ...... ....................... . 3 hicanos and the L aw ......................... ... . ..... 3 Foundations of Early C hildh ood E duc a tion . . . ........ . . . .... 3 Proc esses of Education in Multicu l tural Urban Secondary Schools 3 Social Foundations and Multicultural Education ............. .4 Native American Lite r atures ............................. 3 Land U e, Culture & Co nfli ct ................. ........... 3 History of Indi ge nou s/His p a nic Ame r ica n s .................. 3 Native Americans in American History ..................... 3 American immigration H istory ............... . ........... 3

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62 GENERAL STUDIES HiS 411 0 / HO 3850 ao HMT 1850 ao H P 3490 I CS 1000 MGT 4830 MUS 3000 MUS 3020 MUS 3050 NAS 1000 ao ao NAS 3200/PSC 3200 PSY 3170 PSY 3700 / AAS 3700 / CHS 3700/WMS 3700 SED 2200 oc 1040 SOC 3220/WMS 3220 SPE 3760 American Cu l ture I ........ ............................ 3 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment .. .3 Multicultural I ssue in Huma n Services .................... .4 Introductio n t o Asian American Studies . .... . .............. 3 Workforce Diver sity ................................... 3 Musics of America .................................... 3 Jazz Styles-America's Music ... ....... . ................. 3 Music s of the World .......... . . ... .................. . . 3 Introduction to ative American Studies .......... . . . . ...... 3 ative American P olitic ................................ 3 Multicultural Service Learning ................ .... ....... 3 P syc hol ogy of Group Prejudice . . ......................... 3 Diversity, Di ability and Education ........................ 3 I ntroduction to Social Geronto l ogy ..................... ... 3 Race , Gender & Ethnic Groups ............. .............. 3 Cultural influences on Co mm u nication .... . ................ 3 XXX 1190 *First Year Seminar .......... ......................... 3 ao WMS 2100/ AAS 2100 / Women of Color ..................................... .3 CHS 2100/NAS 2100 / IC 2 1 00 *Variable course prefixes , e.g. , A T , CJC, E G , PSC, RDG, SOC, SPE, WMS. SENIOR EXPE RI E CE G RADUAT I O N RE Q UIREMENT ( minimum 3 se mest e r hours) The Senior Experience course provides a culmination of the undergraduate experience, allowing stu dents to synthesize their learnin g, using cri tical analysis a n d logical thinking. Students may use the course to satisfy major or minor requirements if the course is approved fo r that use. Students should consul t with their advisor and check prerequisites. Students must complete a Senior Experience course at the end of the un d ergraduate program and must take the cou rse or cour ses at MSCD . Sen ior Experi ence courses have the followin g minimal prerequisite s: sati sfaction of all Level I and Level II General Studies course requirements and senior standing. ln some cases stu dents may need to take two courses to sa t isfy the requirement. ao ao ART4010 ART 4580 ART4590 ART 4750 BIO 4510 BIO 4540 BIO 4850 CHE4710 CHE4950 HS 4850 C JC 4650 COM 4410 COM 4790 CSI4260 ECE 4380 ECE 4 390 ECO 4600 EDS 4290 EDU 4190 EET 4100 EET 4110 E G 4520 E G 4610 E G 4640 ENG 4660 Modem Art His tory : Theory & Critici s m . .... .............. 3 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6 ............ . . 6 tudent Teaching and Semina r : Secondary 71 2 ............. . 6 Senior Experience Studio: Portfolio Develprnnt & Tbesi Show 3 Microbi a l Eco l ogy .................................... .3 Plant Ecology .................... .... ............... .4 Evolutio n ........................................... 3 Criminalistics I nternship II . ............................. 6 Senior Exper i ence in Chemistry ............. . . ........... 3 Research Experience in Chicana/o Studies .................. 3 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Profes sio nal ....... ........... 3 Budgeting & Plannin g for AudioVisual Production s .......... 3 Senior Seminar in Technica l Communica t io n s ... . . . . ......... 3 Software .Engineering Pract i ces .......... . . . ............. .4 Development ally Appropriate Practice U: Field Experience ...... I Student Teaching & Sem.: Ear l y Childhd (Presc h ool-3rd Grd) .6, 12 History of Economic Tho u g h t . .......................... .3 Student T eac hin g and Seminar: Secondary 7-12 ............ 6 ,12 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6 . . ..... . . . . . 6, 1 2 Senior Project ........................................ I Senior Project I I .......... . . . . . ................... . . . . 2 Advanced W r iting ...................... . . . . . . ......... 3 Theories & T ec hnique s in Literary Criticism . . ............... 3 Teaching English, 7-12 ... . . .............. .... ......... . 3 Teachin g Literature & Language, K-6 ...................... 3

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ENV 4 960 E V 4970 FRE 45 20 FRE 45 30 GER 42 00 GER4400 GER441 0 GIS 4 890 H CM 4510 HES 45 20 HES 49 70 HlS 4 820 ao HMT 4040 ao HMT4400 HPS 4600 HPS 4 870 HPS 4880 HP 4890 HSP 4790 IND 4960 JRN 4500 LES 4890 MET 40 1 0 MET 40 70 me MGT 4 830 ao MGT 4950 MTH 4 210 MTH 4 220 MT H 4410 MTH 44 80 MT H 4640 MTR4600 MUS 4110 MUS 4360 MUS 4370 MUS 4510 MUS 4740 MUS 4790 MUS 495 0 U R 4850 PH14100 PHY 4620 PHY 4721 PHY 4920 PS C 4020 PSY 45 1 0 PSY 4960 RDG 4600 SED 4490 SED 4500 soc 4600 soc 4 710 SPA 4 2 00 SPA431 0 SPE 4090 SPE 4120 GENERAL STUDIES 6 Global Enviro n m e nt a l C h alle n ges . . ...... ................ .3 Environmental Field Studies .............. . . . ........ ... .3 M odem French Th eater ..................... . ........... 3 Th e Fr ench Novel .............. ............ . ......... .3 Major German Authors .................... . . . ..... . . . . . 3 German for Bu si ne ss II ................................. 3 Advanced Tran l ation Techniques . . ...................... . 3 Advanced GIS Laborat ory ......................... ...... 3 H ea lth Care Mana ge m e nt Practicum ............... . . ...... 6 Intern s hip i n Gerontology .................... ...... . . . 3 6 Intern hip i n Holi s tic H ealt h and Welln ess ................ . .3 Senior Seminar ............ . . . ....... . . . .... . ........ .3 Senior H os pita l ity R esearch Ex pe r ience I ...... . . . . . . ...... . 2 Senior H os pitali ty R esearch Experience II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 2 Organization, Admin. of Hum an Perf o rm ance & Sports Prog ... . .3 Internsh ip for Athletic Training ...... ........ . ...... . . ... 10 lnt ernshi p for Adult Fitness Majo r ............. . . . ........ I 0 Intern hip for Hum a n P erformance .............. .... ..... 10 Profe ssiona l Internship ................................ 12 Profes s i o n a l Ind u s tri a l Int ernship ........................ .4 Ethical & Lega l I ss u es in J ourna lis m ........... ............ 3 Int ern hip for Leisure Studie ' s ............... ............ 12 Advanced Manufacturing Tech nolog y ...................... 3 Co mput e r Aide d Des ign . ..................... .......... 3 Workforce Dive r s i ty ........... . . . .................... .3 Strategic Management ................................. .3 Prob abi l ity T h eory ................................... .4 Stochastic Processes ............................... ... .4 Advanced Ca lculu s I ......... . ............... .... ..... .4 umeri cal Ana l ys i s I ........................... ....... .4 History of Mathematics ... ............................. .4 Senior Research Seminar ....... ........ . . ........... . . . . 3 Anal ysis of Music . . . . . . . . ........................ . .... 2 I nstrume ntal Music Methods and Materi a l s ................. . 2 Vocal Music Methods a nd Materia l s ................ . ...... 2 Advanced Co nductin g . . .................. . ............. 2 Perf ormance Vlll .... . . . . . ...... ...... . •... . . ........ .4 Senior R ecita l ...................................... . . I Senior Proje c t .... . . .................................. 3 ursing Pr ocess: Application . . . . ............ . . . . ........ 3 Senio r eminar ........................•.... . ......... 3 Co mput ationa l Ph ysics II ..................... ......... . 2 Advanced Phys ic L a bor a t ory II .......................... 2 Phys ics enio r S e minar .... . ................... ........ . I Special Studies .............. ......................... 3 H ist ory & Systems of P sycho l ogy ......................... 3 Senior Thesis in Human D eve l o pme n t . . ........ . . . . . ...... .3 Prac t icum in Literacy E nh ance ment ........... . ..... . . . ... 3 Special Educatio n Student Teaching and Seminar: E l e men tary ... 6 Speci a l Educatio n Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary . ... 6 Advanced Research in the Social Sciences .................. 3 Applied ociology . . ............ . ........ . ..... . ....... 3 Spanish-American Es ay: 19th & 20th Centur i es . . . . ... ... . ... 3 His t ory of the Span i sh L anguage ....... . .................. 3 l as ical Rhet o ric ......... . . . . ........... . ........ . . . .3 Freedom of Speech .............. ........ ..... ......... 3

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64 GENERAL STUDIES SPE 4490 S P E 4500 S P E 4790 SWK 4810 (A-G) T H E 4200 WMS 4750 Effects of R adio -Tel evision o n Contemporary Life ........... . 3 Clinical Methods in Comm unicati on Disorders ............... 3 Commun i cation Theory Building and Research Methodology ... . 3 Profess ional Field Experience II ........ ................. . 5 R eader's Theatre ...................................... 3 Senior Se min a r . . ..................................... 3 me This course will also s ati sfy th e Multicultural requirement; ao indicates that the course is avail able onlin e . ASSESSMENT EXAMINATIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES In their senior year, student s may b e r e quired to parti cipa t e in an assessme nt of their ge n e r a l e du cat i on. The faculty has d ete rmined e du catio nal goa l s or outcomes that it wants g raduates to achieve. A co p y of those goals and the methods by which their achievements are measured ca n be obtaine d from the department offices.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 65 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SEMESTER HOURS CREDI T Course credit is based on units designated as erne ter hours. One semester hour or one base contact hour equa l s a minimum of 750 minutes; this translates to a minimum of 15, 50-minute class hours per semester. Time required for c l ass preparation i s not a consideration in the calculation of course credit. A three-semester hour course will require six to nine hours of work each week outside of c lass . Omnibus course involving laboratory work give one semester hour of credit for each two, three or four hours of sc h eduled work in the laboratory during a week. Internships require a minimum of2,250 min utes for each hour of credit. CouRSE LoAD The average course load per 16-week semester is 15 or 16 semeste r hour . Stude nt s who are academically strong may take up to 1 8 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) of3.25 or higher may take 19 or 20 semester hours an d those students w ith GPAs of 3.50 or higher may take 21 semester hours for fall and spring emester or 1 4 semester hours for the summer semester. Students must have completed at least 15 semester hours at MSCD. Autho rization for overloads for students without these qualifications must be obtained from the stude nt 's major department chair and appropriate dean. Forms are available in the department or deans' offices. STUDENT CLASSIFICATION Students are c l assified 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 ; eniors 90 or mo re. 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 avai l ab l e from the major department o r from the Acad emic Advising Center. Non-degree-seeking students who wish to declare a major must first change to degree-seeking status by comp l eting a Change of Status form wit h the R egistrar's Office. CURRICULUM, ADVISING, AND PROGRAM PLANNING (CAPP) CAPP produces a Compliance Report that is a n a d vising tool to be u se d by stude nt s and their advisor throughout the students ' academic career at MSCD . Students with declared majors and/or minors should discuss their progress toward comp l etion of their major (minor) program with their facu l ty advisor. They should have a CAPP Compliance R eport run no later than the tart of the enior year. CAPP Com plian ce R eports ca n be run in the st udent's major department. Approved adjustments to the CAPP Com pli a n ce Report hould be ubmitted as soon as possible by the department to the Office of the Registrar. De gree-seeking s tud ent must apply for degree can did acy by comple tin g an Applicat i o n 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 r eq uir ements , includ i n g the Genera l Studies , major and minor requirements. Students must select a degree Catalog in effect while they a r e enrolled at MSCD unless they are transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community coll ege , provided that the degree Catalog contains their comp l ete program of study. Stude nt s not enrolli n g for three consecutive semesters or more are governed by the Cata l og in effect upon their return. For effective dates of Catalogs, students should consult their academic advisors. All degree programs must adhere to over ridin g current policies at MSCD.

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66 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Stude nt s transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may complete degree requirement u ing an MSCD Catalog in effect while enrolled at the community college , subject to the following conditions: The degree Cata l og selected does not predate the cu rren t catalog by more than three years. • The degree Catalog se l ecte d may have been in use at a n y time fro m the time the stu d e nt was co n tinually enro lled * at a r egio n ally accredited Co lor a d o commu nit y college to the se m ester for whic h the st udent i s enrolling in MS C D . *Co ntinu ous enro llm en t i s defined as not interrupting enro llment for three o r m ore con ecutive se m es ters (one ca l endar year); s umm er is counte d as a semester. Co ntinu ous e nr o llm ent must be maintained from the period of the designated MSCD Cata l og to the point of MSCD degree completion. GRADUATION Degree-seeking students formally declare their degree candi d acy by filing an Application for Gradua tion with the Office of the R egistrar just prior t o their antic ipat ed emester of graduation, but no l ater than the d eadline stipu l ated in the Academic Ca l endar sectio n of thi s Catalog and in the Class S c hedule . The App l ication for Graduat i on should be fil ed only by students who intend t o comp l ete all degree requirements by the end of the upcoming se m ester and sho uld b e filed in cons u l tation wit h the student ' s majo r dep artment. If a tudent does not g r ad uat e , they must r e-s ubmit anot her Applicat i o n for Gradua tion for the semester they intend to graduate. DIPLOMAS AND COMMENCEMENT Students who have met all requirements for graduation are g r a nt ed diplomas at the end of the semester for w hich they are degree candidates. Diplomas may be withhe l d because of indebtedness to the Col lege. Completion of two major does not result in two degrees or diplomas . A formal commencement c e remony is held at the end of the spring and fall semesters. Summer graduates are invited to attend the followi n g fall commenceme nt. For commencement informat i on , call 303-556 6226 . TRANSCRIPT OF RECORDS An offic i a l transcript i s a certified copy of a s tud e n t's permanent academ i c record. Transc rip ts are free. There i s a c h arge for faxed tr ansc ripts. Transcripts will be r e l eased by the R eg i strar's Office upon formal written r equest by the stu d ent. T r anscripts w ill a l o be issued to firms and e mpl oyers if written auth o rization i s r eceived from the student. R equests s h ould include the student's full l ega l name as r ecorded while attending MSCD, studen t identification number, las t t erm of attenda n ce, number of co pie s de ired , and to whom and where transcripts are to be sent. T ranscripts may be withheld because of indebte d ness to the College or for other appropriate reasons. Transcripts from other institutions that are on file in the Registrar's Office w ill be issued upon signe d r e qu est by the stu d ent. A cha r ge of $5 per request is as essed for thi s service . Students from other institutions taking MSCD courses under the state college system or interinstitutional regi tration programs must request t r anscripts from their home inst ituti on. HONORS AND AWARDS The College annuall y r ecognizes s tud ents who s h ow outstan din g l eade r s hip and service to the College and co mmuni ty , excellence in sc h olastic achievement , and outstanding persona l character and inte gr i ty . Due to wide variation in definition an d interpretation of c l ass rank, by policy the College does not rank its student or graduates . R ecog niti on of students includes: The Pr esident's Award (one seni or); the Specia l Service Award for Academic Affairs (one senior) and for Student Services (o n e senior) ; Outstanding Student Awards (seniors from each school) ; Who's Who Amo n g Students in American Universities and Colleges (sen ior s); America n Association of U niv e r sity Wome n (AAUW) Award (senior woman). Other award include Special Service Award for Exception ally C h allenged Students , Student Government Assembly Award , Charles W. Fisher Award and the Co l o rado Engineering Co uncil Award . Information and applications for these awards are availab l e in Central Classroom Building, room 313. Awards a r e presented at the a nnu a l banquet the night before g r aduation.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 6 I In additio n to annual awards, stu d ents with outstanding academic achievements a r e r ecognized by being n a m e d o n the College's H o nor Lists . The President's Honor List carries the names of students who , at the time of computation, have achieve d a c umul ative GPA of3.85 or hig h e r . The Pr ovos t 's Hon o r Lis t carr i es the names of stude nt s w h o , at the time of compu t ation, h ave achieved a cumulative GPA of between 3.50 and 3.84 , inclusively. Computatio n will occur initially when the student bas comp l e t ed between 30 a nd 60 hours at MSCD, then again between 60 and 90 h o ur s , and finally afte r more tha n 90 h ou rs. P os tin g of the awar d occ ur s withi n the first rwo weeks of the following semester. Questio n s s h ould be dir ec t ed to the Office of Academ i c Affairs a t 303-556 3907. Graduation honor s are awa rded t o students who h ave d emonst rat e d s up erior aca d emic ability in th ei r baccalaureate degree while attending MSC D . H onors designations a r e determined according to the fol l owing c r iteria: S umm a Cum Laude Top five percent of graduates within each school wit h cumu l ative MSCD GPA of no less t h a n 3.65 . Magna Cum Laude ext five p erce nt of graduates with[n each schoo l w ith cumulat i ve MSCD GPA of n o less than 3 . 65. Cum Laude ext five percent of graduate within each school w ith cumulative MSC D GPA of no l ess than 3.65. To determine each honor's category, GPA for the prev ious spring semester graduates are arrayed in rank order. This rank ordering i s the n used to determine the honors recip ients among the following fall, spring and summer graduates. To qualify for graduation honor recognition , a student must ha v e completed a minimum of 50 semester hours of classroom credit at MSCD prior to th e term of graduation. Courses completed during the term of graduation and transfer credits are not considered when determining honors. H o n ors designations are a dd e d t o th e student's official academic record; no other n o tifi cation will be sent. For additional information regarding grad u ation honors , co nta ct the Office of Academic Affairs a t 303-556-3907. GRADES AND NOTATIONS Grades Alpha b etical grades and status symbols are as follows : A Superior .. ... . . . ......... ... .4 quality points p e r semester hour attempted B Above Average ............... 3 quality points p e r semester hour attempted C Average ..................... 2 quality points p er seme ter hour attempted D B e l ow Average but Passing ...... I quality po[nt per seme ter hour attempted F Failur e ...................... 0 quality points per semester hour attempted (Gra de)#-Pr epa r a t ory ........ . . . . . 0 quality points p er semester hour attempted Notatio n s • AP -Advanced Placement CC Continuing Co rr es p ondence Co ur se C L CLE P EX -1 -C NR Credit by Exa m Incomp l ete o Credit ot R eported. o grade was reported by the fac ulty by the deadline t o submit grades. Student must see faculty for an exp lan at i on or assignment of gra d e . Courses taken thr o u gh interinstitutional registration are normally assigned the "NR" notation until g r ade are received and posted to the academic record . Students w h o receive a "NR" n otation on therr final grade report may be severe l y impacted. Financia l aid , enro llm e nt s t atus , vete r a ns' s t at u s and probation/suspension dep end on studen t s receiving all their grades.

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68 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES P Pass PL Portfolio Assessment PP PEP Exam S Satisfactory (limited to interns hip s , practicums, field ex p erie n ce cou r e an d work shop ) SA S tud y A br oad no c r e dit SESat i sfac tor y / E ducation ( limited to ECE 4390, E D S 4290, E DU 4 I 90, EDU 4590, SE D 4190 and SED 4500) SN S tud y Abroad-n o credit U U n sat i sfac t ory (e qu a l s "F" and computed in GPA ) UE Unsatisfactory/E du cation (eq u a l s "F" an d co mput e d in GPA) I (Incomplete) The Inco mpl ete ( I ) n o tation may be assigne d w h en a stu d en t , who was achieving sat i sfactory pro g r ess in a co ur se and who had completed most c l ass assignme nts, i s un ab l e to tak e th e fina l exami nation and/o r did not comp l ete all class assignments du e to unusual ci r cumstances s u c h as hospita l ization. Incomp l ete work denoted b y the I ncomplete " I " n otation must be completed within one ca l e ndar yea r or earlier , at the discretion of the faculty member. I f the incomplete work i s not comp l ete d within one year, the " I " notatio n will convert to a n "F." Graduating senio r s m ay not graduate w ith a n " I " o n their MSC D academic record if: • th e course in which th e " I " was assigne d is required for graduatio n , or • a D or F assig ned for that cour e wo uld r e ult in a n overall GPA l ess tha n 2 . 00 . The " I " notation m ay not be given for a se l f-paced co ur se. If a stude nt does not complete a se lfpaced course within the semesters/ he enrolled in the co ur se, s/he mus t r e-enroll in the co ur se in order to comp l ete it. If a student r eceives a n "]" in an o nline c l ass , the i nstr u c tor sho uld co n tact Instruct ional Tech n o l ogy who will a dd the s tudent to the o nlin e course ro s t e r so t hat the stud e nt will be ab l e to l ogo n to th e course. Thi s mu st be d one b y the instructor eac h se me ster the stude nt co ntinu es to work on the co ur se. I n order for a n " I " to be changed to a l etter g r a d e, the i n co mpl ete work mu s t b e co mp l ete d for the co ur se for whic h the stu dent original l y r eg i stere d . The s tudent should not r e enroll for the same co ur se unless his/her intent is to retake the entire course. ln this case, the student will pay tuiti o n an d fees. NC/W ithdr awa l (No Credit) The o Credit (NC) notation is not a grade. l t may indicate withdrawal from the course o r course rep etition. (The C should not be co n fused w ith a schedule c h a n ge during the first 12 days of the fall or spring t erm [8 days for the sum m e r term]. Durin g this period a stu d ent may dr o p a cou r se, a nd it will not a ppear on the stud e nt' s aca d emic record.) The" C" notation may be used in se l f -p aced courses to indicate that the stu d e nt h as not co mpleted the se lf-paced course(s) a nd r equi r es a dditi o nal time to increase the stu dent' s profi cie n cy. l n thi s case, to earn c r e dit the stu d en t must re-r eg i ster fo r and p ay tuition and fees for the co ur se in a s ub se quent term . Dead lines as described in thi s sectio n apply. • The following minimal s tand ards shall b e r equired thro u g h o ut the college and shall be a p art of all school , department, an d individual faculty policies. Th e following i s for full term c l asses for fall and spring semesters. Specific NC d ead lin es for full-term classes for fall, spri n g and s ummer se m esters are pub l i s h ed in tbat term's c l ass sc h edu le. Prorat e d d eadlines a r e avai l able from the Office of the R egist r ar an d the Student Accounts office for "part-of-term" classes. " P a rt-of-term" c l asses are those c l asses which have s tart and/or end da t es different from those of full-tenn c l asses. The "NC" notation is availa ble to stude n ts fo r full tenn classes in all instances from the 1 2th d ay of the term throu g h the f o urth week of c l asses f or fall a nd s pring semes t e r s . The period

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 69 during which students may request an NC without the faculty member's signa t ure will be estab lished for summer, part-of-tenn and weekend courses based on percentages of the term. DeadLines for weekend and "part-of-term" c l asses are available from the Office of the Registrar and from the Student Accounts office. The deadline for requesting an C without faculty approval for full-term clas es i published in the clas schedule for each term . • During t his period, students may request an C 0 L Y through the voice response system , calling the same number that is used for registration and to retrieve grades. Cs are not avail able through the web registration system. • Students reducing their course load between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of f ull term classes d u ring fall and spring semesters may receive an " C" notation for each course provided faculty approval is granted and indicated on the request form by the faculty member's signature or the department chair's signature in the case of the absence of the faculty member who is the i nstr u cto r of record. NC request forms wit h the instructor's signature for full term classes are due to the Office of the Registrar by the deadline noted in the class schedule for any given term. Part-of-term C deadlines are available from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of Student Accounts. • Additional restriction rega r ding as igning the" C" notat i on may be set by each school , depart ment, and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of the semes ter (or p r oportional t i me frame) . Such additional re trictions should be included in the in tructor's class outline and policies which are distributed to all students on the first day of class. • Student requests for an " C" notation in a given cour e will not be granted after the tenth week of the fall and spring semes t er o r after the p u blished date for s u mmer term for full-term classes (or after the part-of-term deadlines for requesting an NC with the signature of the faculty member) unless the reque t is approved by the faculty member, the department chair and the dean . The " I " notation may be used during this period , prov i ded the conditions specified in the "!" explanation above apply. • Proportional time frames are applied for part-of term courses , weekend courses, workshops and summer terms. These deadlines are availab l e from the Office of the Registrar or the Office of Student Accounts. Deadlines for full-term summer classes are published in the class schedule. • A written policy statement de cribing the use of the " C" notation will be given to each student for each c l ass in which the student enrolls. tudents are expected to attend all sessions of courses for which they are registered. Each instructor determines w h en a student's abse n ces have reached a point at which they jeopardize the student's suc ces in a course. When ab ences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for t h e course. If attendance is a part of the grading criteria that policy should be included in the indi v idual faculty member's class policies a n d outline and d i stributed to students on the first day of cia s . tudents who withdraw from a course or courses because of the death of an immediate family member, serious illness or medical emergency, or employment changes beyond the control of the student may file a Tuition and Fees Appeal Form through the Office of Student Account . Ln these ca es , the tudent is still required to obtain an C for each course s/he is withdrawing from according to the guidelines above . If the student is incapacitated and unable to contact his/her instructor(s) , the student or her / his representative, may contact the Office of the Registrar , the academic department chair , or the dean for assistance in contacting the faculty and reque ring withdrawal as indicated by the C notation . COMPUTING GRADE POINT AVERAGE/ QUALITY POINTS The number of quality points awarded for a course is determined by multiplying the number of semester hours for tha t course by the quality point value of the grade received. The cumulative GPA is calculated by dividing the total number of quality points 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 fol lowing notations have no effect on the GPA: AP , CC, CL, EX , I , NC , NR, P , PL , PP, S , SA , SE , S .

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70 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PASS-FAIL OPTIO N The pass / fail option encourages students to venture out of their major and minor fields and thereby broaden their educational experience. A s tudent must declare interest in the pa s / fail option no later than the twelfth 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 printed Class S c hedul e under "pass / fail" for specific deadlines) by contacting the Office of the Registrar and comp l eting the Request for Pass/Fai l Option. Once approved , the request for the pas /fail option is irrevocab le. A student w h o requests the option and later is declared ineligible will receive written notification from the Office of the Regi s trar. Students who have comp l eted at least one MSCD course with at least a 2 . 00 cumulative GPA may choose to be evaluated for a certain course on a pass / fail basis rather than by a letter grade. Major, minor , General Studies and other courses required for a degree and courses for teacher licensure may NOT be taken on a pass / fail basis. Self-paced courses may OT be taken under the pass / fail option. Maximum graduation credit for pass / fail courses is 18 credit hour s earned in no more than six courses and limited to one course per semester or part-of -term. Course work must be graded to determine if it i s pas s or fail. The "pass" grade (P) has no effect on the GPA ; the "fail" grade is equiva l ent to the grade of"F." The "pass" g r ade (P) is eq uivale nt to the grade of D or better. Pass / fail courses are under the same "NC" guide l ines and deadlines as other co ur ses in the institution which are tho e established college-w ide and those which are established by individual schoo l and department regulation. The instructor will assign and record the pass / fail grade on the final grade list that identifies students electi n g and eligible for pass / fail grading . Some institutions do not accept c r edit in transfer for courses in whic h a "pass" grade is given. Therefore , students who plan to transfer or take graduate work should determine whether the institution of their choice would accept the credit before regi s tering for courses under the pass / fail option. REPEATED COURSES (LAST GRADE STANDS) A studen t may repeat any course taken at Metropolitan State College of Denver r egardless of the orig inal grade earned. Only the credit and the grade for the last attempt of the cour e will remain on the stu dent's official academic record. The grade(s) for all prior atte mpt s will be changed to the " C" notation unless a permanent F has been assigned. Repeated courses must carry the same title , course number and se mester hours. To make a course change, the student must re-register and pa y the full tuition for the course i n question , comp let e the course earning a l etter grade, and complete the Last Grade Stands form in the Office of the Registrar. Otherwise , the grade change will be made adm ini stratively at the time of degree evaluation. Credit duplication involving transfer, interinstitutional , or state college system course ma y be treated differently from the above procedures ( ee number 4 below). A FAILING COUR E GRADE ASSIGNED AS A RESULT OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY 1 CO SIDERED A PERMANE T "F" AND CA OT BE CO SIDERED UNDER THJS POLICY . A student may not repeat a course and request "last grade stands" after the comp letion of an MSCD degree wh i ch includes the course in question. Specifically: I. ln 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 an " C" (no credit, withdrawal ) notation . The C notation does n ot affec t the credit total and 0 PA. 2. T h e determination of cour e equivalency will be made by the Office of the Reg istrar in consultation with the academic department. 3. If the stu dent doe not request that the previou s grade(s) of a course be changed to an " C" after the course is repeated, the changes will be made at the time of graduation evaluation. The La t Grade Stands Policy cannot be used after the student graduates from the College for courses taken prior to the date the degree i awarded. 4. Students who have earned a de g ree at MSCD and subsequently take additiona l cour es or work towards a second degree may use last grade stand for courses for which the original enrollment is after the ftrst degre e is awar ded. 5. The same policy is applied when a course taken at another ins titu tion and transferred to MSCD i l ater repeat e d at M CD. The transferred credit is then r evoked.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 71 6. An exception to this policy occurs when a student takes a course at MSCD, then repeats the course at another institution and returns to or is still in attendance at MSCD. Ln this case , since the course i not repeated on the M CD records , the MSCD course will not be changed to a n " C," but rather, the transfer credit will be disallowed . 7. The Last Grade Stands polic y applies only to MSCD courses. Courses taken under the LnterinstitutionaVConsortium or "pooled" programs do not qualify for consideration under this policy. However, this policy does apply to a UCD course if repeated through theM CD/UC D pooled program. 8. Courses repe ated prior to the Summer Quarter of 1971 are not affected by this Last Grade lands policy. A grade in a cour e taken prior to the Summer Quarter, 1971 and repeated after Summer , 1971 may be changed to a n " C" notation with the use of the grade exception form. STUDENT GRADE APPEAL PROCEDURE If students h ave 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 sp rin g se mester) . The Grade Appeal Guidelines can be obtained from the stude nts' 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 cur rent Student Handbo ok. The handbook may be obtained from the Office of tudent Services. All deci sions of the Grade Appeal Committee will be reviewed by the associate vice presid e nt for academic affairs. WARNING/PROBATION/SUSPENSION POLIC Y A cademic Satisfactory Progress/Good Standing A student is deemed to be mak i ng satisfactory progress toward his o r her academic goal if the stu de n t maintains a cumulative GPA of2.0 or higher. This student is deemed to be in aca d emic goo d standi n g with the institution. However, other academic standards may apply to specific programs. A student must sa tis fy those other academic standards in order to be deemed in academic good standing with that pro g ram . See information on the program of interest to determine specific standards for that program. Academic Warning Status A student in good stan ding who e cumulative GPA falls below 2 . 0 will be on academic warning status with the institution during his or her next semes ter. A student will be removed from thi warning status and returned to good standi ng if he or she ac hieve a cumu lative GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on warning status. More restrictive standard may apply to certain programs or schools. See informa t ion 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 a c a d emic p r o b at ion with the institution during his or her next semester at MSCD. A st u dent will be on academic probation as long as he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2.0, but is making progres toward good tanding as explained below and ha s not been on academic proba tion for more than three semesters. Other condition may apply to given programs or schools. See infor mation on the program of interest. A student is r e m oved from academic probation and is in good sta n ding the semester after ac hievin g a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Durin g any semester that a student is on aca demic probation , the student must make prog-ress toward good standing with the institution by taking all of the following actions: achieve a semester GPA of2.2 or higher register and complete a minimum of 3 but no more than 12 semester hours (3 to 6 seme ter hou r s for summer semeste r ) take requ ired activit i es as n egotiated with t h e director of Student Intervent i on Services ( may include certain classes, repeated courses, tutoring or othe r activities)

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72 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES While o n academic probation, a student may pre-register for t h e first semester following the academic warning status semester , but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For sub equent aca demic probation status semesters , a GPA of at lea t 2 . 2 must be verified prior to registration . Acad emic S u s p e n s ion A stude n t on academ i c probat i on not making progress towar d good standing will be prohibited from reg i ste r i n g for one ca l e n dar year from the date of suspensio n . Appeal of suspe n sion for this reason will be s ubmi tted to t h e dir ec t or of St ud e n t i n terve nti on Serv i ces . Th e direc tor of S tu dent i n terve n t i o n Ser vices will then delive r t h e appea l materials to t h e Student Academic Review Committee , which will review t h e appeal and notify the student of its decision. A st u dent may appea l a suspension only two times in his or her academic career at the College . A student making progress toward good standing , who e cumulative GPA remains below a 2.0 aft .er 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 w h ether the student should be placed on suspension. Ln both cases , the decision of the Student Academic Review Committee is final. Any tudent returning to the College after the one-calendar year suspension must reapply and will be re-admitted on academic probation with the in titution. For t h ese student , all probation rules outlined above w ill apply. A student w ho i s s u s p ende d for a second tim e wUI b e r e-admitted o nl y i f he o r s h e h as s u ccess f ull y comple t e d an associate d eg r ee program f rom a community co ll ege after s u s p e n s ion from MSCD or ca n d emonstra t e to th e Student Aca d e mi c R ev i e w Comm ittee t hat c h a n ces for s u c cess ful completion o f a n educationa l progr a m are greatl y improved . Contact Student intervention Services at 303-556-404 8 for further information. STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Generally , the policies and procedures contained in this Catalog must be followed by students officially enrolling for the 2002 fall semester and the 2003 spring and s u mmer semesters. The procedures and/or po l icies contained in thi s section are s u bject to change as the College deems nec essary. I f 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.) Studen t s may appeal to the Board of Academ i c Standards Exceptions (B.A.S.E.) to request a variance from College aca d em i c r equ i re m e nts. Va lid r ea o n s for var i a nc es must acco m pa n y all petitio ns, and the petitio n s must be s i gne d by the a p p r opriate dean and depa r t m e n t chair. For m ore informat i on, contact the Office of Academic Affairs , 303-556-3907 . ACADEMIC HONESTY Studen t s have a responsibility to maintain standards of academic ethics and honesty . Cases of cheating or plagia r i m are handled within the policies of Academic Affairs in accordance with procedures out lined i n the MSCD Student Handbook. CONDUCT OF STUDENTS MSC D policy provides students the largest degree of freedom consistent with good work and orderly conduct. The Student Handbook contains standard of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. infor m at i on rega r ding students' rights and respo n sibilities, i n cluding the student due process p r ocedure

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 73 ' (the procedural rig hts provided to stude nt s at MS C D before disciplinary action i s impo se d ) i s avai l ab l e in Cent ral C l assroom Building, room 313. Respect for Rights of Others The stude nt assumes certain o bli gations of perform ance and behavior while atte nding. B ased on this premise , r easo n able policies, proc e dur es and regulati ons have be en de ve l o ped to g uar a nt ee eac h st u dent's op p ort uni ty to learn an d t o pr o t ect the fundament a l rig ht s of others , stu d e nts n e ith e r gai n nor l ose any of the right s and re ponsibilities of othe r citizens by virtue of th e ir s tud en t status. As members of an academic community , tudents a r e ex p ected to conduct the m selves in a matur e and responsible m anner. Students s hould try at all time s to pr omo t e a sense of coope r ation a nd civility wit hin the College and wo rk to bui l d an a tm os ph e r e which will be mo s t cond uciv e t o the goals of hig her education within the in titution. Students, w hil e within College fac iliti es or whi l e participatin g in College s p o nsored activities (oncampus and/o r offcampus), a r e expected to comply with Col l ege rules an d regulations and with the re g ulations of off-campus sites. F reedom of Speech Students shall have the right to asse mbl e , to se lect s pe ake r s and g u ests, and t o discu ss issues of their choice. An inv it ation to a speaker shall not i mpl y endorsement of the s p eake r 's views b y either the st u dent organizat i o n or the College. I nformation a b ou t student views, beliefs and political associatio n s s h all n ot be used t o the detriment of students and their inst ituti o nal standing . The right of pe acefu l pr otest is g r a nt e d within the College com munit y . Th e College ret ains the r ig ht to assure the safety of individuals, the pr otection of prop erty, an d the continuity of the e duc ationa l process. The student pr e s shall be free of censorship and s h all pr ovi de editorial freedom. Th e editor s and man agers shall not be arbitrarily s u s p en d ed because of student, fac ulty , a dmini st r ation, alumni , or commu nity disapproval of editoria l po l i cy or content. All stude nt communications s hall ex pli citly state on the editor i a l page or in broadcas t th a t th e opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the College and/or membe r s of th e College. A cademic Rights Students have the right to: I . be informed of course expectations and requi r emen ts. 2. be evaluated fairl y o n the basis of academic p erformance. 3. participate in free and open discussion , inqui ry, a nd ex pre ss ion , both in the classroom an d in confe r e n ce. 4. receive co mp etent i n str uction an d advise ment. 5. expect p rotection agai n s t pro fessors' improper disclosure of s tud ents' per so nal information , views , beli efs , and political associations when s uch informa tion has become known as a r esu l t of p rofe so r s' instructio ns, adv i se ment or cou n sel. 6. expec t pro tec t ion, through established proc e dures, agai n st p r ejudici a l or capric i ous evaluatio n . 7 . assess the value of a co ur se t o make s u ggestions as to its dir ectio n a nd to evalua t e both the instructor and the instruction they have r eceived. 8. h ave input in College poli cy-making , wh i c h may inclu d e, bu t s h all not be l imited to , co ur se sched ulin g distribution of nig ht an d day classes, calendar arrangement , library policy and devel opment , g r a din g syste m s, co ur se development , and c urriculum . 9 . expect instructors to co ndu c t themselves professionally in the classroom in accorda nce with Co l lege po l icies and directives. I 0 . expec t i n str uc to rs to m a intain office hours as r e quir e d b y College policy. II. ex p ect r easo n ab l e aca d e mic assista nc e from t h e appropriate d epartment.

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74 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 12. be informed of academic standards ex pect ed of them in the clas room through a printed syllabus and course outline. Academic tandards shall include, but not be limited to, class attendance requirem e nt , objectives to be achieved, and the g rading criteria that will be applied to a partic ular course of tudy. Academic Responsibilities tuden t s hav e the responsibility to: I . inquire about cou rse or degree requirements if they do not under stand them or are in doubt about them. 2. maintain the s tandards 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 in tructor has authority to ask the student to leave the classroom. Should s uch disorderl y or di rupti ve conduct persi t , the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campus Police and/or the appropriate Dean ' office. 5 . maintain aca demic ethics and academic hone sty. 6. pay the tuition and fees and be officially regi t ered in order to attend a class. 7. init iate an investigation by contacting the department chair if they believe their academic rights have been violated. Academic Dishonesty Academic dishonesty is a serious offen eat the College because it dimini he the quality of cholarship and the le arning experience for everyone on campu . An act of academic di hone sty may lead to such penalties as reduction of grade , probation , suspension, or ex pul sion. Examp l e of academic di sho nesty include: The term "cheating" include s, but is not limited to: (I) use of any unauthorized assistance in taking quizze , te t or examinations; (2) dependence upon the aid or sources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers , preparing report s, solving problem , or carrying out other assign m e nt ; or (3) the acquisition, without permission , of tests or other academ ic material belonging to a member of the College faculty, staff, or other students. Fabrication : Intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information , data, or cita tion in an academic exercise. Facilitatin1: Acad emic Di s h o nesty: Intentionally or knowing l y helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic dishonesty. The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to , the u e by paraphra e or direct quo tations, of the publi s hed or unpubli hed work of another per on without full and clear acknowledg ment. It also includes the unacknowledged u e of material s prepared by another per on or agency that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term paper or other academic materials. PROCE DURE Academic di shonesty may re su lt in in titutional sa ncti ons. Institution al sanct ion s, however , do not limit the individual facu l ty member's academic freedom and the right to maintain academic integrity in the l ea rning environment by assigning a g rade or grade notation for an a ignment , exercise , te t , and for the cour e . In all cases of academic dishone sty, the instructor shall make an initial academic judgment about the stu dent's grade on that work in that course and shall report s uch incidents within fifteen (15) wo r king days to the s tudent and to the judicial officer responsible for the administration of the College judicia l y tem. The judicial officer has the di cretion to con ult with the faculty member and the Office of Aca demic Affair to determine whether or not institutional sanctions should be invoked . In addition to insti tutional sanction listed in the College judicial policie , a failing course grade assigned a a re ult of academic dishone ty is considered a pennanent "F" and is not subject to the College's "Last Grade tands" p olicy unless it is altered pur s uant to the College gra de appeal procedures.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 75 College judicial policie pertaining to academic dishonesty are part of the Student Conduct Code pub lished below. Members of the faculty have the right and responsibility , when they report acts of acad emic d.ishonesty to the College judicial officer, to file charges again t such students and ask that insti tutional 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 case of academic dishonesty , the judicial officer shall check with the Office of Academic Affairs to detennine if the student ha 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 exual 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 unu ual circumstances , or with problems not addressed in the Student Handbook or College Catalog . ARTICLE 1: DEFINI TIONS I . The term "College" means The Metropolitan State College of Denver. 2. The term "student" includes aU persons taking courses at the College , both full-time and part-time, pur suing undergraduate or professional studies. 3. The term "faculty member" means any person hired by the College to conduct classroom activities . 4. The term "College official" i ncludes any person employed by the College performing assigned admin istrative, or professional respon ibilitie . 5. The term "member of the College" includes any person who is a student, faculty member, College offi cial, or any other person employed by the College . 6. The term "College or campus premise " includes all land , buildings , facilities , and other property in the possession of or owned , used, OJ controlled by the Auraria Higher Education Center including the adja cent streets and sidewalks, and also includes extended campus locations . 7. The term "organization" means any number of persons who have complied with the formal require ments for College recognition. 8. The title of"judicial 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 ca e by case basis by the judicial officer to impose sanctions upon students found to have violated the Student Conduct Code . The judi cial 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. oth i ng shall prevent the judicial office r from authorizing the same judicial advisor to impose sanctions in all cases. I 0. 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 imposi tion of sanctions. II. The term "shall " is u ed in the imperative sense. 12. The term "may" is used in the permis ive sense.

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76 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 13. Th e term "policy" is defined a the writte n regulati o n s of the College as found in, but not limit e d to, the tud ent Conduc t Code , Studen t s Rights and R esponsibi liti es Handbook, catalog s , and class sched ule s. 14. T h e term "c h ea ting" includes, but is not I imit e d to : a. u se of a n y un au thori zed ass i s tanc e in taking qui zzes , tests, o r examinations; b . dependence up on the aid of so ur ces beyond those a uth orize d b y the instructor in writing paper , pr e p a rin g r eports , solvi n g problems, or carrying o ut other ass i gnments; or c. th e ac qui s ition , without permi ss i on of t ests or oth e r academic m a terials b e l ongi n g to a member of th e College faculty , taff, or other students. 15. The term "fabrication" is the intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any infor mation , d ata , or citation in an aca d e mi c exe r c i se. 16. "Facilit ating aca d e mi c dishonesty" m ea n s intentionally or knowing l y h elping or attempting to h elp another to commit an act of aca demic di shonesty. 17. The term "plagi aris m " includes , but i s not limi ted to , the use by p a raphr ase or direct quotations , of th e published or unpubli s hed work of a nother person without full and c lear acknowl e d g ment. It a l so inc lud es the una cknow led ge d u se of materials prepar ed by another p erso n or agency that ma y or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers or other aca d emic materials. 1 8. The term "working d ays" refers to the number of days s p ecified for eac h step of the proc edure a nd does n o t include Saturdays, Sundays, holid ays, or day s when the College i s not in sess ion a nd holdin g c la sses . ARTICLE ll: JUDICIAL AUTHORITY 1. Tbe judicial office r shall determine the compo ition of judicial bodies and determine whic h judicial bod y or judicial advisor shall be a uth orize d to h ear eac h case. 2. The judicial office r shall appoint a chair to the judicia l body for each case. 3. The judicial officer may develop policies for tbe adminis tr ation of the judicia l program and pr oce dur a l rules for the conduc t of hearin gs t h at are n o t inc o nsistent with provisions of the tudent Con duct Co de . 4. Decisions made b y a judicial body and/ or judicial adv i so r s h all be fina l , pendin g the norm a l appeal process . S. The judicial officer may extend time limits for good cau e d emonstrated in writing. ARTICLE ill: PROSCRIBED CONDUCT A. Juri s di ction of the College Gen e rall y , College jurisdiction and disc ip lin e hall be l i mited to conduct which occurs on the Auraria Hi g h e r Education Center pr e mi ses , while a s tud e nt i s partic ip ating in co lleges pon so r ed activiti es , or wh i c h a d verse l y affec t s the College communi ty and/or the pur s uit of it o bje ctives. B . Condu c t-Rul es and R egu l at i ons Any student found to have committed th e fol l owi n g mi sco nduct i s s ubj ec t to th e di sci plinary sa ncti ons ou tlin e d in Artic le IV: l. Act s of dishone sty includin g but not limit ed to , the follow ing : a. cheati ng, plagiarism , or o ther form s of academic dishonesty ; b . furnishing fal se informat ion t o a n y College officia l , faculty m embe r , or office ; c. forgery , a lt eration, or misuse of a College document, record , or instrume nt of identificatio n ; d. tamperin g wit h the election of any College rec ognize d s tud ent organizatio n ; or e. as s isting anyo n e in the co mmi ssio n of any acts sta ted above. 2. Disrupt ion or obstruction of teaching , research, administ ration , disciplinary pr oceedings , other College activities including its public relation function s on or off campus or oth er authorized n on-College ac t ivities when the act occurs on College premise s . 3. Physical abuse , ve rbal ab u se, threat , intimidati on, h arass ment , coe r cio n a n d/o r othe r co ndu c t which thr eatens or enda n ge r s the h ealth or safety of any person. 4. Attempted or actua l theft of and/or damage t o property of the College o r pr o p erty of a member of the College community or AHEC or other p e r so nal or public prop erty .

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 77 5. Hazing, defined as an act which endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student, or which destroys or removes pub l i c o r private property for tbe purpose of ini tiation, adm i ssion into, affiliation with, or as a condition for contin u ed membership in a group o r o r ganization. Hazing can be further defined as any action tha t produces physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Activities including the following are defined as h azing and are strictly forbidden: a. paddling b. causing excessive fatigue c. physical hock d. morally degrading/humiliating game e. public stunts f. activities which interfe r e with academic work/success g. dangerous , offensive b ehavior h. activities which interfere with the policies and regulations of the Office of Student Activities, UCD, CC D,orAHEC i. activit i es that engage in discrimination, whether racial or gende r based j. stranding pledges far from campus , "road-tripping" k. forced calisthenics I. forced consumption of food, beverages, or alcoho l m. exposure to extreme weather conditio n s Engaging in such activities may result in the withdrawal of College recognition , and thus privileges and services, by the Office of Student Activit i es. Question concerning this policy sho uld be referred to the Director of Student Activities . 6. Failure to comply with directions of College officials or the Auraria Campus Police acting in perfor mance of their duties and/or failure to identifY oneself to these p ersons when reques t ed to do so. 7. Unauthorized possession, duplication, or use of keys to any ca mpu s premises, or unauthorized entry to, or use of, campus premises. 8. Violatio n of published College policies, rules, or regulation . 9. Violation of federal, state, or local law on College premises or at College-sponsored or supervised activ ities . I 0. Use, possession , or distribution of narcotics or other control l ed s ub stances exce pt as expressly per mitted by l aw. II . Use , possession , or distribution of a l coholic b everages except as expressly permitted by the law and College r egulation , or public intoxication. 12. Illega l or unauthorized possession of firearms , explosives, other weapons , or dangerous chemicals on College pr emises. 13. Participation in campus dem onstrations wh ich disrupt the normal operations of the College (or othe r parts of the campus) or infrin ge on tbe rights of other members of the Campus community; leading or inciting others to disrupt sc h edules and/or n ormal activities w ith i n any campus bui l ding or area; inte n tional obstruction which unr easonably interferes with freedom of movement on campus , either pedes trian o r vehicu l ar. 14. Obstruction of the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic o n College premises or at College pon sored o r supervised functio ns. 15. Abetting or procuring anothe r person to breach the peace on College premises or a t functions sponsored by or participated in by the College. 16. Any activity involving co mputin g facilities which knowingly interferes with someone else's a c adem i c freedom or the institution's goa l s or policies . 17. Abuse of t h e judicial sys tem including, but not limited to: a. failure to obey the ummons of a judicial body or College oflicial b . falsification , distortion , or misrepre entation of information before a judicial body c . disruption or interference with the orderly conduct of a judic i a l proceeding d . institution of a judicial pr oceeding knowing l y without cause e. attem ptin g to discourage an individual's proper participation in, or u e o f , the judicial sy tern

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78 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 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. hara ssme nt-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 Conduc t Code i. influencing or attempting to influ ence another person to commit an abuse of the judicial system 18. Int entionally obstr u cti n g or delaying a police officer, fire fight er, security officer, or Co lle ge official in performance of his/he r duty. 19. Turnin g in a fat e bomb alarm or fire a l arm or mis using fire safety equipment. 20. Leaving children unattended o r un upervised on campus ground . This can constitute child abuse or child neglect (as outlined in the State of Colorado Child Protection Act of 1975) . Children may be per mitted in the classroom with the instructor's permission and the understanding that the child's presence is not disruptive. 21. influen cing or attempting to inlluence the academic process through explicit o r implied sexual behavior , bribery, or threats . 22. Failing to comply with contractual obligation with the College. 23. Furni shing false information or academic credentials with the intent to deceiv e or mi lead 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 requeste d to leave by Auraria Campus Police. In addition to or in lieu of that , faculty member may refer students to the Counsel ing Center. The Dean of tudent Life may administratively withdraw students exhibiti n g 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 vio l ations result from the same factual situatio n without regard to the p endency of civi l litigation in court or crimina l arrest and prosec uti on, proceedings under this Student Conduct Code may be carried out prior to , sim ultaneously with, or following civil or criminal proceedings off-campus. JUDICIAL PROCESS See Article rv in the Student Handbook or the Dean of Student Life for compl ete information. SEXUAL IIARASSMENT Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination ba sed on sex. It is prohibited by law and College policy. ln the educational context, sexual harassment is defined a any unwelcome sex u al advance, request for sexual favors , or other verbal or physical cond uct of a sexua l nature when: a. submission to s uch conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individ u a l 's status in a cou r se, program, activity, or educationa l evaluation b. submission ro or rejection of such cond u ct is used as the ba sis for educa tional deci s ions affecting tbat individual c. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unrea so nably interfering with an individual's academic performance or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating, h osti le, or offensive educa tional environment Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors , suc h as repeated d e rogatory sexua l remarks , negotiation for sexual favors as a quid pro quo for grades or recommendations , or threatened or actual sexual assault. These and similar behaviors eriously undermine the teaching and learning environment and can be grounds for disciplinary act ion . Sexual harassment shoul d be reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2939. Sexual assault should be rep orted to the Auraria Campu s P olice at 303-556-3271. Written poli cies addressing these issue s in g re ater detail are avai l able from the Office of Equa l Oppor tunity and Affirmative Action in Central Classroom (C ) 315 or call 303-556-2939.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 79 AMOROUS RELATIONSHIPS INVOLVING STUDENT AND COLLEGE EMPLOYEES College policy strong l y disco ur ages employees of the College from b ecoming invo l ved in relationships of a romantic nature with stude nt s they supervise, either in a fac ulty-stud e nt or su per visor-subordi nat e situation. If such relationships ex i st, they mu t be di clo ed 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 , an d a superv i sor can not hire or evaluate someone s / he is dating. B ecau e of the p r ofessio nal diffic ulti es associated with a m orous rel ationships , fac ult y and staff should avoid them entirely . Students are strongly di couraged from seeking r e lati onships of a rom a nti c nature with College facu l ty or staff. A l so , students who per sist in making unw e lcom e sexua l advances to a faculty member or Colleg e employee risk violation of College policy prohibitin g sexual h arassment. CLASS ATTENDANCE Attendance during the first week of class is required. It contr ibut es greatly to teac hin g and learning . Some departments d etermine a student ' s enro llm e nt in a course based upon attendance during the first week of class. Consu lt the C l ass Schedul e and th e d e p a rtm en t for mor e info rmation abou t the atte n dance policy for the class that you are attending. Students who drop c i a ses a r e financially re ponsible for those classes in accordance w ith the wi thdraw al/refund policies s t ated in the C l a ss S c h e dul e eac h semester. Students are expected to atten d all ses ions of co ur ses for whic h they are registered. Each instruc t o r determines when a student's a b se n ces have reached a point at whic h the y jeopardize succes in a course. When abse nc es become excess i ve , th e stude nt may receive a failing grade for the course . I f students anticipate a pr o l onged absence, they should co ntact their instructo rs. I f the y find that they cannot com municate with the instructor, they should con ta c t the chair of th a t dep artment, w h o will inform the instructor of the reasons for the ant i cipated ab e n ce . Whenever an in tructor determine that a studen t 's absences are int erfering w ith academic pr ogress, the instructor may s ubmit a letter t o the department chair informing that office of the i t uati on. Student at MSCD who , because of their since r e l y h eld religio u s b e liefs, are unable to attend classes , take exa mination s , p art i cipa te in g r a d e d ac tivitie s or s ubmit g rad e d ass i gnme n ts on particular days shall , witho u t penalty , be exc u sed from such classes and be give n a m eani n gful o pportuni ty t o make up such examinations and grade d activities or assig nm ents provided that pr oper notice and pro cedures a r e followed. The policie and procedures designed to excuse class attendance on religious holiday s are cove r ed in the M CD Stud e nt H andbook. FINAL EXAMINATIONS It i the gene ral p o lic y of the College to require final examinations of a U students in all course s in whic h they are reg i ste r e d for credit , w ith the p oss ible exception of se minar co ur ses o r spec i a l projects. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Th e Metropo lit a n State College of D enver is an e qual opportunity emp l oyer ; appl i cat ion s from minorities and women a r e p art icul ar l y invited . T h e Metropolitan S t ate College of D e n ver doe s not discriminate o n the basis of race , co lor , creed , n at i o n a l origin , sex , age , exual orie ntati on or disability in admissions o r acces s to , or treatment or employment in, its e du c ation a l programs or act i vities . I nquiries concerning the Co lle ge grievance procedures may be directed to the designated MSCD offi c i a ls. inquirie s conce rnin g Tit l e V I and Title IX m ay be referred to Dr. P ercy More h ouse, Jr. , MSCD Office of Eq ual Opportunity , Ca mpu s B ox 63, P .O. Bo x 173362, D e nv er , CO 8 02 1 7 3362 , 303-5562939. inquir ies concerning the Americans with Disa biliti es Act (A D A) or 504 may be referred to Ms. Helen Fleming, Faculty and Staff ADA Coordina t or, MSCD , Cam pu s B ox 47 , P.O. B ox 1 73362 , Den ver , CO 802 1 7-3362 , 303-556-8514; Mr. Kelly Espinoza Student ADA Coordinator, MSCD , Campus B ox 23, P.O. Box 173362 , Den ver , CO 80217-3362 , 303-556-3908; Mr. Dic k Feuerborn ,

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80 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ADA Coordinator, AHEC, Campus Box 00 I , P.O. Box 173361, Denver , CO 80217-3361 , 303-5568376; or Ms . Karen Ro enchein , Manager. Otherwise, all inquiries may be referred to the Office for Civi l Rights, U .. 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 educational records for each student who has enrolle d at the College. A copy of the College's policy on stud ent educationa l records may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar , Central C l assroom Building, room 105. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERP A) , 20 USC 1232g , and the implementing regulations published at 34 CF R part 99, each eligible student has the right to: I. Inspect and review his / her educational records ; 2 . Reque t the amendment of the tudent's education records 10 ensure that they are not inaccu rate, misleading or otherwise in vio l ation of the student's privacy or other rights ; 3. Consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information contained in the student's educa tional records , except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent (see Nondisclo ure and Exceptions); and 4. File a complai nt 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 reque t submitted to the Reg istrar , Central Cia sroom, Room I 05 , or by mail to Campus Box 84 , P . O. Box 173362 , Denver , Col orado 802 1 7-3362. A. The request shall identify as precise l y 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 a 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 reque t to amend a record. I. In the request, the student should identify the part of the record to be changed and specify why the student believes it is inaccurate, mi l eading, or in vio lation of the stude nt's privacy or other rights. 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 v iol ation 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 h ea rin g office r who is a disinterested party, but who may be an officia l of the institution. The student shall 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 assisted by one or more individuals, including an attorney.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 81 5. The Metropolitan State College of Denver will prepare a written decision based olely on the evidence presented at the hearing. The decision will include a summary of the evidence pre sented and the reasons for t h e decision. 6. I fThe Metropolitan State College of Denver dec i des that t h e 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 sett i ng forth reasons for di agreeing w ith 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. NONDISCLOSURE AND EXCEPTIONS Pursuant to FERP A, the College will not disclose a student's 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 providing financial aid to the s tu dent , to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions to federa l state or local authorities auditing or evaluating the College's compliance with education programs, to consultants conducting studies on behalf of the College , in compl i ance with a judic i a l 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 s ched uled clas s 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 i n effect until the student is no longer enrolled or can cel s the request for nondisclosure. A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative ; supervisory , academic or research , or support staff posit i on; or a person e l ected to the Board of Trustee ; 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 per forming 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 responsibi I ities. DIREC T OR Y INFORMATIO N The Metropolitan State College of Denver has designated the following categories of personall y iden tifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a)(S)(B) of FERPA : > name, address and telephone number > email address > date a n d 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 > last ed u cational institut i on attended

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82 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THE STUDENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT AND THE CAMPUS SECURITY ACT Campus Crime Information During 1 998, 1999 and 2000, the following crimes were committed on cam pu s at the Auraria Higher Educat ion Center, serving the University of Co l orado at Denver , The Met r opolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver : jLHifVJINP.L unLampus 1998 1999 2000 Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 Forci ble Sex Offenses (incl. forcible rape) 1' 1' 3"' Non-Forci ble Sex Offenses 0 0 0 Robbery 0 2 " 0 Aggravated Assault 7 2 3 Burglary 6 11 3 Motor Vehicle Theft 1 6 13 9 A rson 2 3 0 Negligent Mansl aug h te r 0 0 0 F o r c1ble fondling " One offense, two victims; business & indiv idual "'Forc ible rape-one attempted-2 completed HATE OFFENSES+-On Campus 1998 1999 20 00 Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaugh te r 0 0 0 Aggravated Assault 0 0 0 All Forci ble Sex Offenses (in cl. for ci ble rape) 0 0 0 Forcible Rap e 0 0 0 Arson 0 0 0 Negligent Mansl aughter 0 0 0 S imp l e Assault 2 ' 0 0 .. One 1nc1dent, two VIctims ; ethm c 1nt1m1dat1on On Campus 1998 1999 2000 Liquor Law Viola tions 4 3 2 Drug Law V iolation s 41 47 28 Illegal \o/eapons Possessions 6 2 5 + ::>tat1st1cs tor one nonc ampu s addre ss n o t available at this t1me. Non-Lampus r-uou c r-roperty 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 2 0 0 9 2 5 5 8 5 1 0 2 2 5 3 1 1 5 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Non-Campus Public Pro perty 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2 000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 Non-Campu s Public Property 1998 1999 2 000 1998 1999 2000 -1 0 3 17 27 -1 5 11 2 0 1 8 -1 0 3 7 7

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THE METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGEofDENVER The School of Business We educate Denver's business workforce.

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84 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The School of Business offers tudents a variety of educationa l opportunities that either lead to a bac h elor's deg r ee or provide opportunit i es for non-degree seeking students to gain a dd itiona l underg r a d ua t e education through our extensive course offerings and certificate programs. The school offers degrees in six majors: Bachelor of Science Degree Programs • Accounting • Co m puter Information Systems • Finance • Management • Marketing Bachelor of Arts Degree Program • Economics ln addition , we offer an international business concentration for bu ines majors and a total of eight minors designed primari l y for non-business m a j ors. The chool provides convenient access to instruction throug h traditional cia sroom es ions and inno vative online delivery, at both the main Auraria campus and Metro South campu , during the day, evenings and weekends. The school consists of 61 full-time facu l ty , more than 50 part-time facu l ty and II full-time staff. Over 2800 students major in business and economics. Students can take advantage of on-the-job training through cooperative education placeme n ts, internships and independent study course work. The schoo l 's mission stateme n t reflects our efforts to provide stu d ents wit h t h e b es t p os sible education we can offer: The School of Busine sat The Metropolitan State College of Denver delive r s high quality, access i ble u n dergraduate business education in t h e metropolitan D enver area appropriate to a diverse stu dent population and modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education and lifelong learning in a society characterized by technological advancements and glob alizat i on. The primary purpose of the School of Business is the pur uit of excellence in teaching and learning. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty of t he School of Business engages in professio nal development act i vities that enhance i nstruction and contribute to scho l arsh ip and applied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the professions and the commu nity at large . Bac h e l o r of cie n ce D egree • Accounting • Computer Information Systems • Finance (General Finance , 'Financial Services , Real Estate) • Management • Marketing B ac h e lor o f A r ts D egr ee • Economics Concentrat ion for Bu s in ess Majors • International Business Mi n ors • Accounting • Computer Information Systems • Econom i cs • General Finance • Financial Services • General Business • Interna t iona l Business • Management • Marketing Ce rtific a te Program s for C r edit • Database Analyst • End User Support Specialist • erwork Specialist in Informa tion ystems • Per ona l Financial Planning • Programmer / Analyst in I nfor matiOn Systems o n -C r e dit Ce r t ificat es • Financial Planning • International Trade Oth e r Pro g r a m Offe rings • Business Outreach • Small Busine s Institute

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. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 85 The vario u s e duc ationa l opportunities avai lable throu g h the School ofBu ine s a re lis t e d below. Eac h program i s d escr ibed in det ail in the rem ain d e r o f this catalog section. Co ur se d es cription s and prereq uisites a r e found beginning on pa ge 260 of this Catalog. If you have any que stio n s about the offerings , aca demi c policies an d practices, or admission r eq uire ments , co nta c t the dean of the School of Bus ine ss or the c h air of the a ppropri ate dep a rtm e nt. Mailing Address D ean's Office Sc h oo l of B usin ess Metropoli t a n S t ate College of D e n ver Campu s Box 13 P .O. Box 173362 Denver , Co l orado 80217-3362 MSCD Web sit e : www . mscd.edu Important Te l ep h one N umb e rs Dean's Office: 303-556-3245 Accounting : 303-556-3181 Compute r information Sy s tems: 303-556-2857 Economics: 303-556-3217 F inance : 303-556-3776 Management: 303-556-324 7 Marketing : 303 556-3182 Bu ine s Outreach: 303-592-5364 Business Outreach and World Trade Center Educational Services Business Outreach pr ovides publi c c l asses an d c u s tomi zed in-house training on a variety of practical business topics. A f ull pro g ram of " h a nd son" int e rnati o n a l busines s c l asses is offer e d thr o u g h the World Trade Center Educatio n a l Services. Cont a ct th e Business Outre ach office for additional info r mation. Small Business Institute T h e Small Bus ine ss Institute offers a pra c ti ca l opportunity th at s upplement s aca demi c s tudi es with real case stud i es . The Small Bu s ine ss Institute e mplo ys seniorlevel s tudent s , under facu l ty s up ervision, to provide business counseling a nd t ec hnical ass istanc e to s mall busines clients in the community. Con t a ct the Fina n ce D epartment for additional info nnati o n . School of Business Prerequisite and Attendance Policy All School of Bu siness stude nt s are ex p ected to know and fulfill all pr erequisite r eq uir e ment s. The School of Bu iness r e erves the right to di e nroll students who do not meet prerequi ite requirements o r who fail to me e t expected course attendance poli cies. Bachelor of Science Degree Programs Students may earn a bachelor of science degree in accounting, co mputer information sys t ems, finance , management or m arketing. The learnin g object iv es of the business pro gram provide s tudent s with the o pp ortunity to: I . obtain, under s tand and a ppl y information f rom the liberal arts , scie nc es, busi n ess a nd discipline specific cour es to orga ni zationa l issues a nd s ituati ons. 2. explain how e thic a l , legal , politic a l , reg ulatory, soc i a l , g l o b a l , environmental a nd technological issues influenc e business deci s ion s . 3 . ana l yze a business problem b y incorporating diverse perspectives. 4. apply foundation business knowledge an d s kill s to develop compete n t decisions in th e a re as of acco untin g , economic s, finance , informat i o n systems , management and marketing. 5. communic a t e effective ly the problem alte rnative s considere d , a recommended so l uti o n , a nd a n implementation strategy in oral , writte n and e l ectronic form. 6 . demonstrate knowledge and s kill s to meet car ee r ne eds. 7 . exhibit a n appreciation for extra-curricular activities and continuou s, life-long learnin g. The degree requires completion of course wo rk in ge n era l stu die s , the core business di scip lin es a nd requirements , a m ajo r , and e lectives . A minor i s n o t r equired.

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86 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS A dmission and Academic Status Requirements Students may declare a business major at any time by contacting the dean's office or a department fac ulty advisor and completing the "Major Declaration Form . " Students are encouraged to declare as early a poss i ble to en ure accurate advising on business program requi r ements . Whe n a degree-seek i ng stu dent 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 depart ment. Prior to enrolling in an upper-division business course, declare d business majors must have: • a cumulative GPA of at lea s t 2.00 ; • completed all Level I and ll General Studies requirements for busines ; • comp l eted all lower-division courses in the business core ; and • comp l eted at l east 60 credit ho u rs overall Qunior standing). Business majors will be p l aced on academic warning if their G P A falls below 2.0. If the G P A rema i ns below 2.0 after one semester on probat i on, students will be dro pp ed as business majors. Business Program Residency Requirements For all bachelor of science degrees in the School of Business , at lea t 50 percent of the business credit hours received for the busine s degree must be earned in residence at MSCD. To earn a Bachelor's degree in business, a stu d e n t must successfully comp l ete 30 or more c r edit h o urs of business course work at M CD. This 30-hour residency req u irement can be met by completing any business courses with the p r efix ACC , CMS , FfN , MGT and MKT except ACC I 0 I 0, CMS I 0 I 0 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300 , CMS 3340 , and FfN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8 ) upper-division semester hour s in the major at MSCD. Business Degree Program Planning Some important things to remember as you p l an your business s t udies: • All degree-seeking students must meet the College's requirements for all bachelor's degrees out lined in the genera l information section of t his 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 leve l). Con sult w ith an advisor to ens ur e that your specific degree p r og r am meets thi s r equ i reme nt. • lf a s tudent pursuing a degree other than a bachelor of science from the Sc h ool of Business wis h es to enroll in bus i ness courses beyond 30 hours , the stu d ent must dec l a r e a major wit h the School of Business . The 30 hours excludes up to 9 credit hours in econom i cs and the follow i ng 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 i nformation systems, . finance , management or marketing. • ACC I 010, CMS I 0 I 0, and FfN 2250 may not be applie d t o the 120 hours r equired for a b ac h e lor of science degree in the School of Business . Bachelor of Science Degree Program Requirements All cand i dates for a bache l or of science degree in accounting, computer infor m ation systems , fin ance, manage m e n t and marke t ing must satisfy the Genera l Studies r eq u irements , th e business core co u rse requirements , and the School of Business requirements de cribed in the following four sections. For programs leading to a bachelor of science degree, the basic strucUire of each program is: G e ner a l Stud ies ( L evel I and Lev el II) .... . ........................ . ..... ........... . 34 Bus iness Co r e ....... . ......... . . . . . ................ ...... . ....... ...• .......... 33 School of Bus iness requirem ent ........ ...... ......... ............ ................. . 9

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 87 Major in Sch oo l of Busine s ..................... .................................. 24 Electives• . ......................•.................•........................... 20 Total Hours (minimum). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 120 *The S c hool of Bu siness requires 20 credit hours of electives , no m ore than 9 of w hi ch may be busi ness e l ec tives. General Studies The academic f o und ation for a s u ccessful business career or gra duate work is a broad l i b e ral arts e du ca tion . G E ERAL S TUDIES REQUIRED BY THE S CHOOL OF BUS! ESS General Stu die s Leve l l Se me ster Hour s Composition E G 1010 E G 1 020 Freshman Composition: The E.ssay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................... 3 Freshman Co mposition : Analysis, R esearch, and Documentation ........... . .... 3 Mathematics MTH 131 0* Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences ................... 4 Communicatio n s SPE I 010 P ublic Speaking ...................... . .......... .................... 3 *Note: MTH I I I 0 or MTH 1400, with graphing calculator experi e n ce strongly r eco mm e nded, is acceptable for s t udents or students c han ging their major. Consult with Mathematical and Computer Scien ces depart ment on substitutions. General Studies Le ve l IT Historical Studi es HJS {American history course re co mmended) .........•. . ............ . ..•...... 3 Arts and Letters PHI 1030 Ethics -Qr-PHI 3360 Business E thi cs ...................................................... 3 Check General Studies guide for Level II Arts and Letters elective ........................... 3 Soc ial Scie n ces PS Y I 00 I Introductory P sychology -Qr-SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology .. American Na tion a l Government . ... . . .............. . .... . . .............. 3 PSC 1010 -Qr PSC I 020 Political Systems and Ideas ................... . . .................. 3 atural Sc i e n ces Check General Studies guide for Level I l atura l Sciences electives ................... 6 Total of R equired and Elec t ive G enera l Studies .............. . . ................. 34 Business Core All busin ess maj o r s require foundation course wo rk in all sign ificant areas of business theo ry and pr ac tice . The followin g courses are required for all m ajors in accoun tin g , computer information sys tems , finance , management an d marketing. A gra de of "C" o r better must be earned in each bu ine s co re co urse to have that course cou nt toward the bachelor of science d egree in a busine s pro g ram . Required Courses Semester H ours ACC 20 1 0 Principles of Accounting l . ..........•... . . . .... . . . ...... . . . . . .... . . . . . 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting ll ...... . . . ............... ..................... 3 CMS 20 1 0 Computer Ap pli cat i ons for Business................ . .................. 3 CMS 2300 Business Statist ics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . ........ . . . 3 CMS 3340 Advanced Business Stati s tics ................. ................ .......... 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . 3 MGT 221 0 Legal Envi r onment of Bu si ness l . .......... . .............. . . . . . ......... 3 MGT 3 000 Organizationa l M a n agement ............................................ 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management ............................................. . . . 3 MKT 2040 Manageria l Communications . . . .......... ...... . . ...................... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 Total Hours R equired in Business Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 33

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88 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS School of Business Requir e ments Required Courses Seme ter H ours ECO 20 I 0 Principle s o f Economics -Macro .............. ........................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics -Micro . ........................ .... . .... . . . . . . . . 3 MTH 1320 Calculus for the M a n a g ement and Soc i a l S ciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 T o tal Hou r s for S c h oo l of Busin ess R e qui re m e nt ............. . ........ . . . . ....•.......... 9 Elective Requirements Each bu s ine ss program m a jor must take 20 c r e dit hours of e l ectives that mee t the following: • no m o r e than 9 credit hour s of business course work may be counted toward thi s requirement. • ACC 1010 , C MS 1010 , and FIN 2250 may n ot b e ap pli e d t oward sat i sfying this e lecti ve r eq uir e ment. • At least II hours of the 20 hours of e lecti ves must be in no n-busines progr ams. tudents majorin g in business and interested in pur s uing an Int ernational Business con ce ntration should see an advisor. The following sect i ons d escr ib e the scope of the degree program , course requ ir ements , career opportu nities , and competencies for caree r s u ccess in eac h degree program. ACCOUNTING DEGREE PROGRAM The acco untin g program pr epares stu d ents for entry into careers in public acco unti ng, industry , tax and the gove rnm ent sector , as well as g r a du ate e du cat i on and lifel ong l earning . T h e field of acco untin g is moving r apidly toward a g r eater emphasis in the areas of infor m ation systems , management con ulting , and o r ganizational change. Accountants can obtain a variety of professiona l certifications , including Cert ifi e d Public Acco untant , Certifie d I n t erna l Auditor , Certified Fraud Exa miner, Certified Informa tion Systems Auditor , a nd Certified Management A c countant. Each professional certification program inc lude s rigorous e du cat ion , exa min atio n , experience , and et hic s requirements. Miss i o n Statement: The Accow1ting D e p a rtm ent at MSCD provides high qua l it y , accessible , e nri chin g undergraduat e acco unting education in an urban setting appropriate to a d iverse s tudent p opulation enrolled under modified open a dmi ss ion standards. We prepare students for career s , g raduate edu c ation , and life lon g l earning in a g l obal and tec hnolo g i ca l soc i ety . The d e p a rtm ent i s co mmitted to ethica l values , co ntinuou s improve ment, and mutual respect within a diverse campu s community. The Accounting D e partm ent pursues excellence in teac hin g and learning as its primary purpose . lntellectual contributions in accounting and related fields that enhance teachin g a nd learnin g and co ntribute to sc holar s h ip through both applied r esearch a nd other avenues of p rofessiona l develop ment a r e secon d ary though fundamental to th e mission of the Accounti n g D epartment. Service to MSCD, the accounting profession , a nd the community an d society in gene r a l i s also econdary albeit fundamental t o the mission of the Acco untin g Department. Successful accounting stud ents possess these skills and attributes : • ab ility to organize , analy z e , a nd interpret numerical data; • s trate gic and c riti ca l thin king skill ; • proficiency in ora l and written communications with ability to explain comp l e x fina ncial data to oth e r s; • ability to app l y cur r e nt technology ; • know l edge of financial and economic history , practices , and trends ; • a bili ty to work colla bor ative l y a s well as i nd ependent l y ; • und e r s tand ing of t he m ethods for creati n g , l eading , and managing change in organi z atio ns.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 89 Accounting Major for Bachelor of Science* Required Co ur ses Seme ter Hour s ACC 3090 Income Tax I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................•................... 3 ACC 3300 I ntroduction to Accounting Sys tem s . . . . ..... ........ . ........ 3 ACC 3 40 0 Cos t Accou nting.... . ................................. 3 ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I . . . . .... . ...... ... . . ................ 3 ACC 3520 Intermediate Accounting II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal ............. . ...... ............... . . ...... . ............ . . . ........... 15 Plus 9 hours from the following courses including at lea 1 one 4000 level course: ACC 3 I 00 Income Tax II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ......................... 3 ACC 311 0 Volunteer Inco m e Tax As ist ance (VITA) ....... .......... . ............... 3 ACC 3200 Governmental Accounting . . . . ....................................... 3 ACC 34 1 0 Cost Accounting II............................... . . . ..... . ... . .... 3 ACC 4090 Tax Procedure and R esearch ............ ...... ................... .... ... 3 ACC 4100 Tax Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•................ 3 ACC 4200 Auditing ................. ........ .... .................. . ....... .... 3 ACC 4300 Advanced Auditing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ...... 3 ACC 4510 Advanced Accounting ............................................ . ... 3 ACC 4520 Mergers an d Ac qui sitions . .... ....•.................................... 3 Total Hour s R equired for Accounting Major ........................................... 24 *Student must have a minimum of90 hours of nonaccounting cou r se work for the bachelor's degree. General Studies (Level I and Level II) (see page 87) .............................. . . ..... 34 Business Core (see page 87) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Schoo l of Busine s r equire ment (see page 88) .... . . .... ........ . . ....................... 9 Major i n Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Electives (see page 88) ....•................................ .... . ............ . .... 20 Total H ours (minimum) ................................................ .......... 1 20 Students interested in becoming Certified Public Accountants s hould be aware that the majority of s tates (Co lorado not included) require 150 semes ter hour s of ed uc ation to sit for the uniform CPA exam ination. MS C D offers classes tha t satisfy both the ! 50-hour requirement and Colorado's "ed ucation in lieu of expe rien ce" option for certification. To earn a Bachelor's degree in accounting, a st u de n t must succes fully complete 30 or more cre dit hours of business course work at MSCD . This 30-hour r es idency requirement can be met by complet ing any bu siness courses with the prefi x ACC, CMS, Fl , MGT, and MKT except ACC lOLO, CMS l 0 l 0, C MS 2300, CMS 3300 , CMS 3320, CMS 3340 , and FfN 2250. A st udent must co mplete at least eigh t (8) upper-di v ision se mes t er hour s in the major at MSCD. Sntdents should consult a n accounting faculty advisor to develop an appropriate academic pro gra m. A wide variety of internship opportunities are availab l e through the Coo p erative E ducat i on Office. COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEGREE PROGRAM With a degree in the rapidl y expanding a rea of information ystems in the busine ss world , s tudents can look fonvard to challenging careers in com puter in form atio n sys tems. Mission Statement: The Computer Lnfonnation Systems Department deliver s hig h quality , access i b l e under gra duate business inform ation yste ms education to a diver se s tudent pop u lat i on. We prepa r e st u dent to ana l yze, design, de ve l op and use bu s ine ss applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a bal a nce between fundamental information sys tem s conce pt s and the a pplic a tion of the se conce pt s from a future-oriented perspective. The Comp u ter Lnfonnation Systems Department pro vides undergr a duat e major , minor and certifi cate programs in information systems. We offe r service courses i n i n formation systems and quanti tative methods to School of Busine ss stu dents , and applied computer courses to students college wide.

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90 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Computer Information Sys tem D e partm e nt facu l ty pursues excellence in teaching and l ea rnin g a its primary purpose. We nurture learnin g through indiv idual attention to students. Th e faculty aggress i vely engages in professional development activit i es that enhances instruction and contri but e to sc hol arshi p and a ppli ed research . We pr ovide service to the institutio n , the profession and the co mmun ity at large . Successful students in the Computer ln format ion Systems program will be ab l e to demon s trate skills a nd co mpeten c i es in the following areas: • Co mput er lnfonnation Sy ste ms theory and concepts and their application to the functional areas of bu siness ; • problem solving in busine ss organi zat ions; • Com put er lnformation Systems development methodologies , techniques , and t echno l_ogi es; • dig ital comp ut e r h a rd ware, sys t ems softwa r e, applicatio n software, peripheral equip ment , network co mp onents / installation, and sys tems configurations ; • d ec i s i on making b y thinkin g logically and thoroughly ; • teamwork, organization , and mana ge ment in informatio n systems projects; • Co mput er lnformation Systems ethics, the impact of i nform ation syste ms o n society , o r ga n iza t ions , and individua l s in both the d omestic and int erna tiona l a r e n as; • ora l and written communication using curren t technology in a multi-cultural setting . St udents m a joring in com p uter inforn1ation systems are enco ura ged to se l ect a dvan ced co ur ses that best meet their needs in a r eas such as systems a n a l ysis, de s ign , and developm e nt ; pro gramming; dat abase manage m ent/administration; data communications ; networks/network adminis tr ation; electronic com merce ; W eb s ite d eve l opmen t/a dministration; and man age ment of information systems. Advising for these areas i s avai l ab l e from the department chair and individual faculty membe rs. Computer Information S y stems M ajor for Bachelor of Science All Co mput er lnformation Sy s tems m ajo r s are r eq uir ed to satisfY the Schoo l of Business ba c h elo r of scie nc e pr ogram r eq uir e ment s as well as the fol l owing . Required Courses Semester Hours CMS 2110 Bus iness Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approac h ............... 3 C M S 3060 D a t a ba se Management Sys tem s ... . ..................................... 3 CMS 3230 Telecommunications Systems . .............. . . .......................... 3 Programming Language Group ( includ es CM S 3110, CMS 3130, CM 3145, CMS 3180 , C MS 3 1 90 , and CMS 3260). . . . . . . . 3 CMS 4050 Systems Analysis and D esig n ..................... ...... ................ 3 Co mputer Information Sy stems Capstone Group (i nclu de CMS 4060, CMS 4070, CMS 4280 and CMS 441 0) ............. ......... . ....... 3 Upper -division CMS E l ectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................... 6 Total Hours Required for Computer Information Systems Major ............ ............. 24 General Studies (Levell and Level II) (see p age 87) ..................................... 34 Busin ess Co r e (see pag e 87) ............................... .............•........... 33 School of Business requirement (see page 88) ....... .... . ........................ . ...... 9 Maj or in Computer Inform ation System .......................•..........•........... 24 E lecti ves (see p age 88) ........................................................... 20 Total H ours (minimum) ....... .............................. .................... . 1 20 To earn a B achelor's degree in computer informa t ion syste m s, a tudent mu t s uccessfully complete 30 or more cr e dit hour s of bu siness course work at M SC D . This 30-hour residency r eq uir e ment can be m et by co mpl eting any busines s co ur ses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT exce pt ACC 1010 , CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A tuden t must com plete at l east eigh t (8) upper-di v ision se mester hour s in the maj o r at MSC D . CE RT IF IC A T E PROGRA M S AVAILABLE: Students must co mp l e te each co urse in the certificate program with a grade of " C " or b etter. The courses can not be taken pass / fail.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 NETWORK SPECIALIST IN INFORMATIO N S Y STEMS * This certificate will prepare a s tudent for an entry-level po s ition in network su pport , network adminis tration , network desi gn, and network sales . CMS 3220 Analysis of H ar dw a r e, Software and User Inter faces for Microcomputer Pla tform s .. 3 CMS 3230 Telecom muni catio n Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 CMS 3280 LAN and W A Systems for Business ... 3 CMS 3290 Micro User Operating Sy s tems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .3 CMS 4280 etwork Installation and Administration ................................. .3 *This cer tifi ca t e has prerequisite courses ofCMS 2010 and CMS 2 110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work. PROGRAMMER/ANAL Y ST IN I N FORMATIO N SY ST EMS* Thi s certificate will prepare a s tudent for a n e ntry-le vel p ositio n as a busin ess a pplication pro g r a m m er, programme r / analyst, or junior systems analyst. CMS 3050 Fundamenta l s of System Analysis and Design -o r CMS 4050 Systems Ana lysi s a nd D e i gn** CMS 3060 Database Management Syste m s Three courses from the following courses .. ..... ...................... . ............. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ..•..... 3 CMS 3030 Business W eb P age Development CMS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNI X . ...................... . ...... ..... 9 CMS 3145 Bu siness Application Development with Visual Basic CMS 3 1 80 Business Ap pli cations in OOP: C++ CMS 3 1 90 Business Application and Web Ap pl e t Design with Java CMS 3260 Systems Dev e l op m ent with GU l D eve l opment Too l s *This cer t ifica t e has prerequisite co ur ses of CMS 20 1 0 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work expe ri ence o r course work. **CMS 4050 has a prerequisi t e course ofCMS 3230. DATABASE AN ALYST * This cert ificate will prep a re a student for an entry-level p osi tion as a da tabase programmer or database analyst. CMS 2110 Bus iness Problem Solving : A Structured Progra mmin g Approach ............... 3 Any co ur se from the CMS Pr ogramming Language Group: ....... . . ...... ....... . . 3 CMS 3110 Structured CO BOL CMS 3130 Business A ppli cations inC an d UNI X CMS 3145 Busine s A pplicati on D evelopmen t with Visua l Basic CMS 3 1 80 Business Application in OOP: C++ CMS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet D esign with J ava CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUI D evelopment Too l s CMS 3060 D atabase Management Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . ........... 3 CMS 4060 A d vance d Datab ase Management yste m s . . ..................... . ......... 3 CMS 4260 Databa se Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 *This certifica t e ha s a prerequisi t e co urse ofCMS 20 1 0 which ma y be wai ved with appropriate work experience or course work. END USER S U PPORT SP E CIALIST * Thi s certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level p ositio n as a h elp desk/support ce nter spec i a l ist. It will also prepare a n end-user t o become the dep artmen t a l h a rdware /softwa r e expert. CMS 2110 Busine ss Problem Solving: A Structured Pro gra mming Approach ............ 3 CMS 3030 Busines s Web P age Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 CMS 3220 Analysis of H ar d ware, Software an d User Interf a ces for Microcomputer Platforms , .3 CMS 3270 Mic r o Based Software . . ........ . .......... . . . ...... . . . ...... . ........ 3 CMS 3290 Micro Use r Op e rating Sys t e m s .... . . . ...... . . . .......................... 3 *This cer tifi ca t e has a prerequisite course ofCMS 2010 which ma y be waived with appropria t e work experience or course work.

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92 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 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 Busine s. 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 in tead of a bachelor of science degree. Consequently , the econom ics major r equirements are not described in this section but can be found on page 97 of thi 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 opportunit i es are availab l e i n the fields of manage rial 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, financ ial fore casting , cash management , credit administration , investment analysis and funds management. Careers in the financial services industry include positions in banks , savings and loans , other financial institu tions, brokerage firms, insurance companies and rea l estate. T h e m ost dramat i c i ncrease 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 foremost in the mission statement of the Depart ment of Finance. Mission Statement: The F i nance Department of the School of Business at Metropolitan State College of Denver deliv ers high quality , accessible undergraduate business and personal finance education in the metropol itan Denver area appropriate to a diverse student population and modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education and life l ong learning in a society characterized by technological advancements and globalization. The p r imary 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 e n gages in professional development activities that enhance instruction and contribute to schol arship and applied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the professions and the community at large. The F i nance Department is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board Registered Program. Students successfully completing the required financial planning courses are eligible to take the national Certi fied Fi n a n cial Planner examination. Success in the field of fmance is related to these skills: • ab ilit y to organize, a n a l yze and i n terpret nume r ical and fin ancial data • sound decision-making abilities • a ptitud e for detail a n d accuracy • proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain complex fmancial tran ac tio n s and data to ot h e r s • know l edge of economics and accounting in addition to finance Finance Major for Bachelor of Science Each Fin ance major must pursue a concentration depending on their interest within the Finance area. Finance Common Core: Required Courses Semester Hours FIN 30 I 0 Financial Markets and Institutions .. ... . . . .......•. . ............ . ........ 3 FIN 3600 Investments .......... .... ...... •............... . .......•..... ...... 3 FIN 3850 lntem1ediate Finance ......... . . . ............ . .................. . . .... 3 Subroral .................. .................•• . ........•• .........•••........... 9

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 93 GENERAL FNANCE CONCENTRATION Required Courses Semester Hours Finance Common Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 9 FIN 49SO Financial Strategies and Policies ......................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 12 Approved Electives•. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... 12 Total H ours R equired for Finan ce Major w ith a General Finance Concemration•• ............. 24 *Upper division finance e l ec ti ves { thr ee credits must be 4000-level) selected in cons ultati on with and approved by the Finance D epart m en t . ••A minimum grade of "C" is required for co ur ses in the major. Students must select four ( 4) finance e lecti ve cour es in cons ultati on with their Finance D epart m e nt a dv isor. Stude nt s s hould co nsult wit h their departm ent advi or r ega rdin g the possibility of se l ec tin g three (3) busine ss courses a mon g the 20 credit hour of ge neral e l ectives. Suggested Finance E lecti ves : FIN 3100 Int erna t iona l Money and Finance ........................................ 3 F l 31 SO Personal Financial Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 FIN 3320 Entreprene urial Finance ................... . . .••..... . . . _ . . ..... ....... 3 Fl 4200 Financial Modeling with Sprea d sheet ..................... _ . . . . . . ........ 3 Fl 4SOO Analysis of Financial Statements .........................•............. .3 F l 4 650 Small Business Consulting .................... ...................... 3 FINANCIAL SERVICES CONCENTRATION Required Co u rses Seme s ter Hours Finance Common Core ............................................................ 9 FIN 3 1 SO Personal Fina n cia l Planning . ...................... ..................... 3 FIN 4600 Security Ana l ysis and Portfolio Management ..... . ........... . . . ........ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ....... . .......... 15 Approved Electives• . . . . . . . . . . . ... .. ...... . . . . .... ...... . ................. 9 Total Hour s R equired for Finance Major with a Financial Services Concentration•• ............ 24 *Upper-division finance e l ec ti ves ( thr ee credits must be 4000-leve/) se l ected in consulta ti on with and approved by the Finance D epa rtm ent. **A minimum grade of "C" is r equired for courses in the major . Students must select three (3) fina nc e e l ective co ur ses in co n s ultation w ith their Fin ance Department advisor. Studen ts sho uld co n s ult with their departm ent adviso r r egarding the possibility of selecting t hr ee (3) bu siness courses a mon g the 20 c r e dit h o urs of genera l e l ectives . Suggested Finan ce E l ectives : F I N 3100 Int ernatio n a l Mon ey and Finance . . . . ...... ......•........... . .......... .3 FIN 3320 Entrep r e neuri a l Finance . . .... . . . . ............................. ....... .3 FIN 3420 Principles of I nsurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ .3 FIN 3430 PropertY and Liabil ity Insurance . . . ............................ . ... ..... .3 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits ....... • . . . . . . . . . . ............ .3 FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spreads h eets .... . ........... _ .............. 3 FIN 4400 Estate Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . ..................... 3 FIN 4500 Analysis of Finan c i a l Statements ........ . ........ . ... ... . . . . .... 3 REAL ESTATE CONCENTRATION Required Courses Semester Hours Finance Co m mon Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 9 FIN 3800 Real Estate Pra ctice and Law ..................•........•.............. .3 FIN 38 1 0 Advanced Real Estate Practice an d Law ....................... . ...... . . . . . 3 FIN 3830 Applications in R ea l Estate Practice .... . . . . . . . ....... . ................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 18 Approve d E l ectives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . 6 Total Hours R equired for Finance Major with a R eal Estate Conce n t ration•• . . . . . . . .... 24 *Upper-division finance elec tiv es (three credits mus t be 4000-level) selected in consult ation with and approve d by the Finance Department. ••A minimum grade of"C" is r equired for courses in th e major. Students must se l ect two (2) finance elective co ur ses in consu lt atio n with their Fina n ce D epart ment advisor. tudents s h ould co n s ult with their d e partm e nt adviso r regarding the p oss ibili ty of selecti n g thre e (3) busi n ess co ur ses a mon g the 20 credit ho ur s of gene ral e l ectives .

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94 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Suggeste d Finance E l ectives: FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning ........ . ...... ............... . ............ 3 FIN 3320 Entrepreneuria l Finance ... . ......•... .......••..........• . .......... . .3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance . ....... . . . . . ....... . . . ................. . .... . . . 3 F l 3430 Property and Liability Insurance ................. ..... ....•. . .... . ....... 3 F I N 4200 Financia l Modeling with Spreads h eets ................. . ............... . . .3 F I N 4500 Anal ysis of Financial Statements . ............ . , ............... .......... 3 F l 4650 Small Business onsu l ting ........................ . . . . .......... .... ... 3 FIN 4840 Real Estate Appr aisa l ................. ......... ............. ......... . 3 FIN 4850 Commercia l and Investment Real Estate ...... . ........... ....... .......... 3 General Studies (Leve l I and Level TI) ( ee page 87) ...........•..........••............. 34 Busi ness Core (see page 87) ....................................... ................ 33 School of Business requirement (see page 88) ........•..........•..........•............ 9 Major in Finance . . . ...................................................... ....... 24 E lectives ( ee page 88) ...........•...........•..........•.........••............. 20 Tot al Hours (mini mum ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 120 To earn a Bachelor's de g ree in finance, a st udent mu st success full y complete 30 or more c redit h ours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-ho ur residen cy r eq u irement ca n be m et by comp letin g any business courses with the prefi x ACC , CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT exce pt ACC I 0 I 0 , CMS I 010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250. A student must co mpl ete at l eas t eig ht (8) upperdivi s i on se m es t er h ours in the major at MSCD. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: Stu dent s must comp lete eac h course in the certificate pro gram with a gra d e of "C" o r better. The courses cannot be taken pas s/fail. PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING ACC 3090 Income Tax I . . .............................•................ . ...... 3 F I N 3150 Personal Financia l Planning (optional) .... . .... . . . ...... . . ............ . . . .3 FIN 3420 Principles of I nsurance ................ ............................... .3 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits ...... .......... . .............. 3 FIN 3600 Investments ...................... .... ............................. .3 FIN 4400 Estat e P lanning ....................... ............................... 3 uccessfu l completion of these courses a l so meets the Ce rtified Financial Board of Standard s e du ca tion r e quirement to take the national Certified Financ i a l Planne r examination . For prer e quisites and more inf ormation call the Finan ce D e p artment, 303-556-3776. N oncredit FINANCIAL PLANNING FPI Financial Planning Fundamentals FPII Understanding Risk and Insurance FPUI Investment Alternatives FPfV Effective Tax Planning FPV R etirement Planning and Empl oyee Benefit s FPVI Estate Planning Approved b y Certifie d Financial Plan nin g Board of St anda rds / Appro ved by Co l orado Insurance Co mmission for Con tinuin g Education Cre dit. For prerequisites and mor e information call the Fina n ce D epartment, 303-556-6998 o r 303-556-3776. Noncredit INTERNATIONAL TRADE CIT I 000 Introduction to World Trade CIT 2000 Devel oping an Internationa l Busine s Strategy CIT 2100 Export Mark eting and Promot ion C I T 2200 Cross-Cultura l Communi cations C lT 2300 Export Finance and Payment Methods CIT 2400 Business Law for I nternational Trade CIT 2500 Importing Decisions CIT 2800 International Transporta tion and Logistics For prer equisites a nd more inf ormat ion call Busin ess Outreac h , 303-592-5362.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 95 MANAGEMffiNTDEGREEPROGRAM The management program prepares sntdents to pur sue a career in human resource management , operations management , entreprene ur hip or genera l management. Effective managers are necessary for organizations to compete in toda y's global eco n omy. The program consists of required courses t h at build a conceptual foundation for identifying and solving managerial problems . In addition to acquiring knowledge about business an d manag ement , snt dents will develop special skill s that are necessary to be an effective manager. The commitme nt of the Department of Management is voiced in its mission statement: Our miss i on is to provide our div erse body of students with a high quality management and bu iness law education . We believe that teaching and learning in a context of inquisitive , mutually re pectful interaction between faculty and students is essential. Through such facilitated interaction , students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the process of profe ional management in a com petitive world. We will d ir ect our individ u a l a nd joint re ea r c h efforts in relevant areas of applica tion s of manage men t/ legal theory , instructional techniques and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the impo rt ance of providing service to our s takehold ers. eces s ary skills the manager should have include: • proficiency in planning , organizing , leading and controlling activitie • utilization of problem so l ving methodology to identify and define organizationa l problem s, devise solutio n s and implement the sol uti on to achieve desired outco m es • highly developed interperso nal skills • an ability to communicate clearly and per uasively • use of sound methods for making decisions • innovative thinkin g , self-re liance , creative indep endent analysis and ensitivity to social and ethi cal values Major for Bachelor of H o ur s MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship .......... .......... ................... 3 M G T 3220 Lega l Env ironm ent of Bu ine s s II. ................................. . .... . 3 MGT 3530 Human Resources Man a gement .................. . . . ...... . ............ . 3 MGT 3550 Manu f acturing a nd S e rvic e Mana g ement . . . . . . . ... ... . . . . . . . . ....... ...... 3 MGT 3 8 20 International Busines s . .............. ............ . . ..... . . . . . . ......... 3 MGT 4530 Or g anizationa l Bebavi o r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Sub t o tal . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .. .. . . ........ . ................................. 1 8 Plu 6 hours from the following courses: MGT 3210 Commercial and Corporate Law ......................................... 3 MGT 4000 Man ag ement Deci s ion Anal ysis .................. .................. ..... 3 MGT 4020 Entrepreneur ial Creativity ...... . . .................... ..•....... . ....... 3 MGT 4050 Purch as ing and Contr a ct Man a gement . . . ....................... . . . ..... 3 MGT 4420 Entrepreneur ial Business Planni n g ....... . . . . . . . .... .... ........... 3 MGT 4550 Proj ec t Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•................ 3 MGT 4610 Labor /E mployee Relations ............ .... ................. . . . ........ . 3 MGT 4620 Apprai sal and Compen ation . . . . .................................. 3 MGT 4640 Emplo y ee Training and Dev elopment ..................................... 3 MGT 4650 Mana ging Productivity . . ........ . .... ................... 3 MGT 4830 Workf o rce Diver s ity ........ ......•.................•................. 3 T o t a l El ec tive H o u rs ..... ............................... ....... . . . . .............. . 6 T o t a l Hours R e quir e d for Mana ge m e nt Maj o r.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 24 General Studie s (Lev el I and Level ri ) (s ee p a ge 8 7) ............... . . . ......... .......... 34 Business Core (see page 87) ................................................... . . . . 33 School of Busine s s requirement ( s ee pa g e 88). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 9 Major in Management. . . . . ... . .................. ..... . . . ....... . . . . . ...... 24 Ele ctiv es ( see pa g e 88) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... ... 2 0 T o tal H o ur s (minimum ) . . . . . . . . ........ ................................... ..... 1 20

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96 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS To ea rn a B ache lor's de g ree in m anage m e nt , a student must succe ssfully comp l ete 30 or more credit hours of bu siness co ur se work at MSCD . Thi s 30-hour resi d ency requirement can be m et b y complet ing a ny bu siness co ur ses with the pr efix ACC , CMS, FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010 , CMS I 0 I 0 , CMS 2300, CMS 3300 , CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , an d FJN 2250 . A s tud e nt mus t co mplete at lea st eigh t (8) upp e r-di vis ion se me ste r h o ur s in t he major at MSCD. MARKETING DEGREE PROGRAM T h e marketin g program prepares tudents for career opportunities in s uc h d y namic areas a sales man agement, distributio n , advertising, marketing r esearch, retailing an d marketing m anagement. Our miss i on is to : Students Strive to g ive our student a first rate educat ion in marketing and business co mmuni ca tion (that compares favorably to o ther business pr og r a m s in the U.S.). To enhance their re s p ect for and exc i tement for learnin g that is consis t e nt with the objectives of the Sc hool of Business an d The Me tropoli tan State College of D enver. Research/Publication -Maintain a resea r ch / publication re cord that i s co n sistent with c urri cular needs , technolo gica l advancemen t s and me ets the challenges of g l obalizat i on while allowing u s to contr ibu te to the know l edge base of our discipline . Service -Active l y p articipate in variou s Schoo l of Business and MSCD comm itt ee activities , re giona l an d national professional o r ganizations and provide our services a nd expertise to the Den ver and re gio nal bu s iness community . In ad dition to the depart ment's well-ro und e d se l ection of cou rses, the curric ulum offers stude nt s a com bination of conceptual an d applied learnin g experiences. Thro u gh the development of m ar keting plans , adve rtisin g campaigns and marketing r esea rch studies, stude nt s h ave the o pp o rtun ity to work with D en ver-area busines ses on current marketing issues and problems. Students are a l so exposed to a variety of marketi n g speakers from t h e business com muni ty. I nternship po sitions are available for marketing stu dents through the Cooperative Educatio n Office . Marketing careers are c h allenging and rewarding in a field requirin g an in-depth know l edge of prod ucts, services and modem information teclmology. Marketing is a people-oriented profe ss i on encom passing both for-profi t compan i es and non-profit o r ganizat ions . ince today's co mp etition is creating a greater demand for marketing and promotional efforts, the growth rate of the field is expected to increase in the future. P eople who a r e successful in marketing a r e creative, highly motivated, flexible an d decisive. The y a l so posse ss the abi l ity to communicate pe r s uasively bot h in speaking and wr iting. Marketing Major for Bachelor of Science Requir ed Courses Semester Hour MKT 3010 Marketing Research ........... .••.................................... 3 MKT 3310 Consumer Beha v ior ................................ . . . . . .... . ........ 3 MKT 3710 Int erna t ional Marketing ................... ............................ 3 MKT 4560 Marketing Strategy ..............•......................•............. 3 Marketing E lectives * . . . . . . . . . . . ...... .... ....... . ... ........ 12 Total H ours R equ ired for Marketing Major . ........................................... 24 * Bu siness Communica ti on co urs es can be used as business e lec t ives, but not as Marketing electives. Ge n eral Studies (Leve l I and Level Ll) (see p age 87) ............. . . ...................... 3 4 Busine ss Core (see page 87) ................................................. ... ... 33 Sc h ool of Business requirement (see pa ge 88) .................... ......... .............. 9 Major in Marketing. . .................. ..........•..... . ....... . 24 Electives (see page 88) ........... .................. .............................. 20 Total H ours (minimu m ) ............. . .................. . ......................... 1 20 To earn a B ache lor's de gree in M a rketin g , a student must uccessfully comple te 30 or more cre dit hours of busines cour e wo rk at MSCD . Thi 30h our residency requir ement can b e m et by comp letin g any business courses w ith the pr efix ACC, CMS, FIN , MGT a nd MKT except ACC I 0 I 0 , CMS I OJ 0 , CMS 2300, C M S 3300 , CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250. A stude nt must co mpl ete at l eas t e i g ht (8) upper-div i sion semes t e r hour s in the major at MSCD.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 97 INTERNATIONAL B US I NESS CONCENTRATION F OR B USINESS MAJO RS ONLY Students majorin g in accoun tin g, computer inform a tion sys t e ms, financ e, manage m en t o r m a rketing may elect to complete an Int e rnation a l B usiness Concentration (IBC). The conce ntr at ion pr ovi de s st u dents the opportunity to expand their knowledge of th e rapid l y c h anging g l o b a l b u s ine ss, lega l and c ul tural enviro nment. Graduates wit h an IBC increase the ir career c h o i ces and will b e better prepared to h elp a r ea businesses compete in a n increasing l y int ernatio n a l market place. In additio n to th e major degree progr am requirements , the co n ce ntration includ es 1 8-22 hour s in inter national co ur ses: a 1 2 hour co r e and six hours of a pp roved int e rnati onal electives. Some students pur suing an IBC ma y n eed m o re tha n 1 20 semes ter h ours of c r e dit t o graduate . Inte r es t ed students sho u l d seek an adv isor in their major d epartment or dean' s office as early in th eir degree p rogram as poss ible . Each department has a semes t er -b y-semes t e r plannin g gui de available to ass i s t s tudent s in co urse choices and se qu encing . INTERNATION AL BUSlNESS CONCENTRATION Required Core Semester Hour s ECO 3550 Global Economics and International Trade . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 3 FIN 3 1 00 Internationa l Money and Finance• .............................•......... 3 MGT 3820 Int ernatio nal Business . . . . ........................ ......•.......... 3 MKT 3710 Internationa l Marketing ............................................... 3 Total Required course hours . .......................•.......................... .... 12 Plus 6 hours from the following courses: Semester Hour s ANT 1 3 I 0 I ntroduction t o Cu ltu ral Anthropology . . . . . ......................... 3 ANT 2330 Cross-Cultura l Communication I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .... 3 A T 3300 Exploring World Cultures: Variable Topics2 . . . ............•......... 3 ECO 4450 Internationa l Macroe conomics .......................................... 3 GEG 1 000 World Regional Geography . ......................... . ............. . ... 3 HI 20 1 0 Contemporary World Hi tory .......... ..................... ............ 3 HJS 3350 Countries/Regions of the World : Variable Topics ... . ........... . . ....... . ... 3 P C 3030 Introduction to I nternational Relation s . . . . . . . . . . . ....................... 3 PSC 3320 Internationa l L aw3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 PSC 3600 Comparative Politics Area Studies . . . . . . . ............. . . •..... . . . . 3 Internship/Directed Study4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... ........ . ...... ......•......... 3 Total seme ster hours . . .... . .... . ........ . .... . . . . .......... . ...........••......... 6 -or One full academic year of study of any one foreign l anguageS .............................. 6-10 To t al c r edi t hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-22 *The Finance Department recommends that students take thi s cou rse after they have completed ECO 3550 and MGT 3820. '/.tlfills the multicultural r equirement 5...rerequisite: ANT /310 zrerequisite: PSC 3030 thr ee hours maximum and must hav e signific ant a cade mi c/direc t e d s t udy compone nt and m eet all approved S c hool of Business guidelines for internships. 5 Foreig n lan guage compe t ency gained through ot h er than co llege credit will be assessed by the Brigham Young Universiry Compe t ency and Pla cemen t Examination (CAPE). Contact the assessment / testing cen terfor fitrther d e t ails, 303-556-3677. ECONOMICS DEGREE PROGRAM Bachelor of Arts The D epartme nt of Economics is a non-busines degree program h oused in the c h ool of Business offering a trad i t i onal bachelo r of arts d egree. Eco n omics is the scie n tific stu d y of the a llo cat ion of sca rce o r limited resources amo n g competing u es. The study of economics provides s pe cialize d a nd ge n era l know l e d ge of the o p e ration o f econo mic syste m s and ins tituti o ns. The bac h e l or of arts de g r ee p rogram g i ves students a fundam enta l knowledge of domestic and foreign eco nomi es and the qua ntita tive tools n eces sary for independent analytical r esea r c h and tho u g ht. Specialized cour ses de ve lop the studen t's abil ity to apply the too l s of economic theo ry and ana l ys i s to a b road range of social, political, and economic iss u es. Such trainin g is essent ial for g r aduates w ho wish to qualify for positions as pr ofes ional eco nomi ts and pr ovides an excellent b ac k ground for st udent s interested in l aw school or

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98 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS graduate programs in economics, finance or business. Our mission statemen t reflects our commitme nt. The D e partm ent of Eco nomic s a t Th e Metropolitan State College of Denver d e l ivers a hig h-qu ality , accessible bachelor of art program in economics while also prov id ing significant service to the Col lege , the Schoo l of Busin ess and the co mmuni ty by providing accessible and quality general s tud ies co ur ses in the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics. We pr epare studen t s for life long l earning in a complex free civil soc i ety; for gradua t e or profe ssio n a l education in economics, business and legal studies or the law and for careers in a broad range of pri vate and public activi ties. The D e p artment of Economics pur s u es 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 quali ty instruction. While mo st positions as a professio n a l economist r e quir e gra duat e training, for someone wit h a bache lor's degree employment opportunities are avai l ab l e in nationa l and internationa l business ; federal, state and lo ca l government; and various nonprofit organizations. In the field of economics, the following compete n cies are useful: • abi lit y to precise l y examine, ana l yze , and interpret data • so und decision-making abilities • proficiency in oral and written comm uni ca tion s • knowledge of economic theory, history , pra ctices and tre nd s • abil ity to operate and use information derived from computers • know l edge of statistica l procedures • interest in economic and political trends Economics Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Course s Seme s ter Hour s ECO 20 I 0 Principle of Economics Macro ............................... . . . ....... . 3 ECO 2020 Principle of Economics Micro ............. ..... . .... ................... 3 ECO 3010 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory . . . . .... ....... . ...... . . . ............ 3 ECO 3020 lntermediate Macroeconomic Theory .................... ........... ... ... 3 ECO 315 0 Econometric s . ......... . .... ............ ............••.............. 3 ECO 4600 History of Ec onomic Thought (Senior Experience) .......... ........... ...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . 18 Approved Electives ( upper div ision economics courses) .......... ........ . ............... I T o tal H ou r s of E co n o mi cs require d for E co n o m ics Maj o r .......•.........•............... 36 Add iti onal requirements: MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences ........................ . . . 3 -orMTH 1410 Calculus I . .... . ... .............. ........... ........... ... .......... 4 ( r ec omm ended fo r s tud e nt s int e rest e d in g raduat e work in eco n o mi cs) Subtotal .... ...........................................•........••.......... 39 40 Selected Minor (minimum) . .... ......... ............ . . ..... ................... . . . . 1 8 General Studi es ( minimum ) ......•.... ......•...........••.........•. . ....... . . . . . 33 Multicultural requirement • ............ . ....... .. ........ ...... ....... . . . . . . ....... . 3 Elective s ...... . ............ ...... . . ............... ................... ...... 26-27 T o tal Hour s R e quir e d for Ba c h e l o r of Art s in Economi cs . .... . ....... . ................. . 1 20 •Chec k w ith a n advi so r in th e D e partm e/11 o f E co n o m ics reg ardin g e lecti ves and th e multiwltural r e quir e m e/11. Minors in the School of Business The School of Bu s iness offers nine minors in business and eco n omic . Most minors require 18 credit hours plu s prerequisites, if any. These minors (w ith the exception of economics) are designed primar ily fo r n on-business majors. A student may not take more than 30 credit hours in the Schoo l of Busi ness wit h out declaring a bu siness major. The acceptance of tran sfe r credits will b e governed b y stan dards and policies of the School of Business and its departments.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 99 Students sho uld c h oose a minor that will help them in their chosen career. The genera l business mino r should be declared after consultation with the associate dean . Other minor s should be declared with the help of a fac ulty a d visor or department chair of the appropriate department. ACCOUNTING MINOR The accounti n g minor offers students a broad-based education in accountin g, empha s i z ing a particula r field within this discipline , such as financi a l accountin g , manageria l accounting , tax accounting , or gov ernmental accountin g . The Accoun tin g D epartment requir es 60 credit h ou r s (junior sta ndin g) before taking upper-division accounting co ur ses . At least 1 2 hour s of accounting cou r ses in the min or mu s t be completed in re idency at MSCD. Required Cour ses S e m es t e r H o ur s A CC 20 I 0 Prin c iples o f A cc ountin g l . . . . . ....•. . ......................... 3 A CC 2020 Prin c iple s o f Ac c ountin g !1 . ....... • • • . .....••••....•..••.......•....... 3 A CC 3090 Income Ta x I . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... .... . ...... ...... ..... 3 A C C 3510 Inte rmediate Ac co untin g I . .................. . . . . . . . .... .... .... ....... 3 Approved Electi v es * ................. . ................•.........•............. . ... 6 Total H o ur s R equired for Accou nt ing Minor ........................................... 18 *A s tud e nt m ay se l ec t a n y co ur ses in t he acco untin g program or c ur r i c ulum provided they ar e approved b y th e A c countin g D e partm e nt adv i sor. COMPUTER INFORMATIO N SYSTEMS MINOR This minor w ill provide a basic und er s tanding of the concepts , curre nt methodology , and r apid changes in the design , development, and u s e of c omputer-oriented sy stem s for bu inesse s and organizations. Required Course s Serne ter H o ur s C MS 2010 Computer App l i ca tion s f o r Bus ine ss .......................... ........... 3 C MS 211 0 Busines s Pro blem S o l vi ng: A Structured Programmin g Appr oac h ............ 3 C MS 3060 D a tab as e Mana ge ment S y t ern s ............... ......... . .... .... . . . . . ... 3 C MS U pp er Divisio n Electi v es * ................................. .... . . . . ....... . .... 9 T o t a l H o ur s R eq uired for Comput e r I nfor mati o n S ys t e m s Minor... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 *Elec ti ves a r e sel ected in co n s ult a tion wi t h and approved by a Comput er Inform a tion Sys t e m s D epa rtm e nt a dv i so r . ECONOMICS MINOR The e c onomics minor provides students with an opportunity to acq uir e a general knowledge of the ope r ation of eco nomi c sy s tems and institution s, as well as the quan titative tools nece s sary for analytica l res earch and thought. R e quired Course s Seme s ter Hour s E C O 20 I 0 Principles of Eco nomics-M a cr o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ........ 3 EC O 2020 Prin c iple s of Ec o n o mics-Micr o ....................... 3 Appro v ed Electi ves * ...... . ......... . . ........ . ................................ . 1 2 T o t al H o u rs R e q ui red for E co n o mi cs Minor ........................................... 1 8 *Ap p rove d e l ecti ves a r e upp e r-d ivisio n eco n o mi cs course sel ect e d in co n s u l t a t ion w ith and a p p r oved by the Ec on o mi cs D e p a rtm ent. GENERAL FINANCE MINOR Thi minor offers a broad-based education in ge n eral finance . A particular field may be emphasized within this discipline , such as per s onal financia l plannin g, investments , mana g eria l finance , financia l in titutions , or intern ational fmance . A stude nt d esiring a stro n g e mph asis sho uld a l so consider the Financial Serv i ces minor. For the general finance minor, the student must have co mpleted ACC 20 lO and ACC 2020 (or the equivalent) an d ECO 2010 and ECO 2020 , wh i c h may be applied t o the student ' s Ge n eral tudies or e l ective req u irement s as applicable. The Finance D e p artment requires 60 cre dit hou r s (junior standi n g) prior to taking u pper divi s ion finance courses . A minimum grade of"C" is required in all finance mino r co ur ses . At l e ast 1 2 hours of finan ce courses m u s t b e complete d in residency at MSCD to satisfy the requirements of the minor. R e quired Cour s e s S e m es ter H o ur s FIN 30 I 0 Financial Market s a nd Inst i tution s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 Fl 3 300 M a n ageria l Financ e .......... ...... . . . ......•........•............... 3

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1 00 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FlN 3600 Invest m en t s . ............ ... ..... . ........... . ...................... 3 A ppr oved Electives* ..................................................... . ... ... . . 9 Tara/ Hour s R e quired for Gen eral Finan ce Minor ................... . . ...... ........... 1 8 *A s tud e nt may select an y co urse s in rhefinance program or curriculum provided t hey are approved by a Finance Department advisor. FINANCIAL S E R VICES MINOR This min or offe r s a f oc u se d e du cation in fina n c i a l serv i ces a r e a e mph as i zing a p articula r fie l d w ithi n th i s disc i pline, s uc h a s p e r so n a l fin a nci a l planni n g, inves tm e nt s and fin a n cial i n s tituti o n s . T h e Fina n ce D e p a rtm e nt r eq uir e 60 c r e dit h o ur s G uni o r s t a ndin g) p r i o r t o taki n g upp e r-di vis i o n finance courses. A mi n i mu m g r a d e of"C" is requ i r e d in all finan ce min o r co ur ses. A t l eas t 1 2 h o ur s of fina n ce co u rses m u s t b e co mpl e t ed i n r esi d e n cy a t MSC D t o sati fy the re quir e m e nt s of th e min or. R equired Courses Semester H ours FlN 2250 Per so n a l Money Ma n agement ............... . . .... ...... ... . ........... .3 -orFlN 3 1 50 P e r sonal F i nancia l Planning ................ ............................ 3 F I N 30 I 0 Financial Markets and Instit u tions ... . . ........•....................•.... 3 FlN 3450 Retire m en t P l anning a n d E mpl oyee Benefits ... . . . . . . . . .................... 3 Upper-division e l ectives* ...............................•...........•......... . .... 9 Total Hours Required for Finan ci al S e rvices Minor* .......... ......... . .......... . . 1 8 S u gges t e d Finance E lecti ves: FlN 3320 E n tre pr eneuria l Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . .3 FlN 3420 Principles of I nsu r ance . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .3 F I N 3600 Investments"* ................•.............................. . ..... . 3 FlN 3800 Rea l Esta t e P r actice and Law ................... .... .................... 3 FlN 4400 Estate Planning ..... ..................................... . . .......... 3 FlN 4600 Secu rity Ana l ysis and Portfo lio Management** ................ . . ........... 3 *Students should select thre e (3) e lective courses in consu lta t ion with their Finance Department advisor . **F IN 3600 has a pre r equisite of FIN 3300; FIN 4600 has FIN 3600 as a prereq u isite . G ENERAL B USINES S M IN OR Stude nt s m inoring in ge n e r a l bu siness mu st t ake ECO 20 l 0 and EC O 2020 . Th ese hours may b e p a rt of the s tud e nt's Genera l S tudi es req u i r e m e nt s. In a ddi tio n to the r e qu i r e d 2 4 c r e dit h o ur s b e l ow, stude n ts may t a k e up to 6 a dditi o n a l cre dit h o ur s w ith i n a s p ec i fic b u siness d i sc ipl i n e f o r a total n o t t o excee d 30 cre dit h ours wit hin the Schoo l of B usi n ess. I f a student w i s h es to enroll i n bu siness cou r ses b eyon d 30 hour s, the s tud e nt mus t d ec l are a m a jor w ith t h e Sc h oo l of Bu siness. Prerequisites cre d its may be app l ied to Ge n e r a l Studies Semester Hour s ECO 20 I 0 Prin ciples of Eco n omics-M acro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ....... 3 ECO 2020 P rinc ip les of Economics-Mic r o .............. ........................... 3 M T H 1310 Finit e M athemat i cs f o r the Management and So ci a l Sciences . . . . . . . . . ......... 3 Required Courses . Semester Hours ACC 20 I 0 Prin ciples of Accounting I ............................................. 3 ACC 2020 P r inciples of Accounting U .... . . ................... ........•........... 3 C M S 2010 Principles of Info r mation Systems ...•..........••..........••........... 3 CMS 2300 B u siness Statistics ......................................... . ......... 3 FlN 3300 M a n ageria l Finance ...............•..........•... . . .................. 3 MGT 2210 Lega l Environment of Bus i ness I ...... .... ... ............ ............... 3 MGT 3000 O r ganizational Managemen t ............................................ 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ............................ ................... 3 Minimum Total Hours R equired for G e neral Busin ess Minor (not to exceed 30 credi r hours ) ..........................•••..........•.. . . . . ....... 24 INTERNATI O NAL B USINESS MINOR This min o r is i n tende d f o r n on -bu siness m ajo r s so th a t they m ay a dd so m e s t u d y in business from a n inte rnat i on a l p e r s p e cti ve to t h e ir d egree pr og rams. 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I I SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 101 ECO 2 020 MGT 3820 Su b t o t al .. Principles of Econ omicsMicro• .... . . . . ... ............... . ...... . ...... 3 Internatio n a l Business . . . . . . . . . .............. . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 .......... . . . ..................... ...... ... . ..... 12 Choo s e at least 6 hours from : FfN 30 I 0 F inanci a l Mar k ets and Institution s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. . . . 1 ....... 3 MGT 300 0 Organiza tional M anage ment . . . . ........... ............................. 3 M K T 3000 Prin ciples of Mark et i n g .........•..... ....... . .... . ........ . .... . ..... 3 Su b t o tal ......................................... ......................... 6 C h oose at least 6 h ours f r o m : ECO 3550 G l o b a l Econ omics and Internatio n a l Trad e ... .... ... ... . ... ... ............. 3 FfN 3 100 Internatio n a l M o ney and Finance ...........•.........•....... . . . . .... . . . 3 MKT 371 0 Internatio n a l M a rket ing•• ....... ........... .................... . . . . . . . . 3 Subt o t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... .•.................. .... 6 T o t a l Hours R e quir e d for I n t e rnational Bu siness Minor ....................... . 0Thi s co ur se ha s b ee n approv e d for G e neral Swdies, L e v e ll/, So c ial S ci e n ces, c r e dit . • • MKT 3000 i s a pre r e qui s i t e MANAGEMENT MINOR .. 24 Th e m a n age ment min o r pr e p a r e s indi v idual f o r t h e imp o rt a nt t as k s o f s up erv isin g oth e r , wo r king in tea m s a nd taki n g o n addi t i o nal r e p o n s ib i lit i e s i n th e i r fie ld of intere st. R equire d Courses Semest er Hours MGT 3000 Organ i zat ional M anagement ..........................•................. 3 MGT 353 0 Human Resources M anagement ........... .............................. 3 M G T 3550 Manufacturin g a n d S ervice M a nagement ... . . . . ......... . . . .............. . 3 MGT 3820 Internatio n a l Business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ....•........... . . . . . . 3 MGT 4530 O rganizationa l B e h a vior ............................. .................. 3 Choose 3 h ours from: MGT 221 0 L egal E n vironme n t of B usiness I ... . . . . . . . .... . . . .... . . . ........... . . . . .3 MGT 2500 Small Busi ness Management . . . . . . . ...... .... . . ............. . . . . . . . . .3 MGT 3020 Fundamen t als of E n trepreneur s hip . ...... . .... . . . . ........... ........ . ... 3 MGT 4000 M anage ment Deci s i o n A n alys i s ..............................• ..... . . . . .3 MGT 4 6 1 0 L a b o r/Employe e R e l atio n s . ..... . .......................... . . ...... . ... 3 MGT 4620 A pprais a l and Compe n sa tion . . . ........ . .... ................•...... . . . .3 MGT 4640 Employee Tr aining Develop m ent . . ..... . . . ...... ...... .... .............. 3 MGT 4830 W o rkfor ce Dive r sity • ....... ............... ...... .......... • .......... 3 T o tal H ou r s R e quir e d for Manag e m e nt Mino r . ...... ........ . . .................. .... ... 1 8 0Thi s c ourse ha s b ee n a ppr o v e d as a Mult ic ullllra l and S e nior E x p e rien ce co urse. I t is r eco mmen d e d tha t i n orde r t o achie v e a broader und e r sta nd i n g ofbusi n es , n o n bu s ine ss major s t u d e nt s minorin g in m a n age ment s hould con s ide r tak i n g as ge n e r a l ele c tiv es MGT I 000 ( Intr o du c t io n of B u siness) a nd/o r ACC I 0 I 0 (Acco u ntin g for Non -Bus ine ss M a j or s). MARKETING MINoR The m a rketing minor provide s stu dent s with the opportu n i ty to deve l op a n u nd e r s t a ndin g of b u si ne ss a nd suffi cient f amilia r ity with m a rke ting ski lls t o w o rk i n a bu sine s s e n viro nment. Requir e d Courses Semest e r Hour s MKT 2040 Manage r ial C ommun icat ions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ...... 3 MKT 3000 Pr inc i p les o f M a r k eting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . 3 MKT 30 I 0 Marke t i n g Resear c h ... . . .... ..... ....... ...... . ................... . . . 3 MKT 331 0 Con u me r B e havi o r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . ... . . . 3 M K T 4520 Semina r in Mar k eting M anage m ent ......... . . . . . . . . . ... .. ...... . . . . . . . . . 3 App r ove d E l ectives• . ...... ............ . . ............ . . . .... ............ .......... 3 T o t a l H ours R e quir e d f o r Mark e tin g M i n o r ................. ..... . .... . . . . . .... . .... . . . 1 8 *Ap prov e d e l ecti ves ar e sel ec t e d i n c on s ul t a t ion w it h and appr ove d by a Mar k e t i n g D epart m e nt advisor.

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THE METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER The School of Letters, Arts and Sciences Provides a high quality liberal arts education designed to meet the educatational needs of the urban student.

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104 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 respects the past and prepares people to be suecessful p articipan t s 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 , natura l , and mathematica l sciences. T h e programs prepare students for careers , graduate work, and lifelong learning . The schoo l offers more than 30 major and minor programs through 19 departments and the In titute 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 expe riences 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. • T h e Center for Mathemat i cs, Science and Environmental Education leads the effort to reform sci ence and mathematics education in Colorado. The center contributes to systemic change in edu cation by building cooperative programs with other colleges and universities, public chools , and the Colorado Department of Education . The center is the focal point for the Colorado Alliance for Science, a statewide alliance. The Center a l so develops programs and services for students from underrepresented groups in the areas of mathematics , science and environmental education. Cur rently, the center is a site for the Colorado Alliance for Minority Participation (CO-AMP) and offers tutoring and mentoring service s to these students. The Colorado Alliance for Science , a statewide alliance of universities , offer assistance and support to students and teachers to strengthen the community ' s interest in science and mathematics . • The Golda Mei r Center for Political Leadership is a nonpartisan , educational project designed to fost er greater p u b lic unders t anding of the role and meaning of leadership at all levels of civic life, from comm u nity affairs to i n ternational relations. AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT The African American Studies Department offers a range of cour es in African American studies that present the dimension of the b l ack experience in this country. These courses encompass and afford a compre h e n sive tmderstanding of t h e African heritage . They present African links and potential ; contri butions of black people in the growth and development of the United State s; black culture and lifestyles; the black community; political activity and pote n tial; religious development and importance ; commu nity service and resource assistance; and prognosis and potentia l for s ocial change. The courses may apply in the General Studies requirements and as electives for graduation . The major in African American tudies , which leads to a bachelor of art s degree , and the minor pro gram must be planned in consultation with the chair of the African American Studies Department. Before declaring African American tudies as a major , the student must c o nsult with the African Amer ican Studies Department chair . African American Studies Major fo r Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Sem es ter Hours AAS 1010 Introduction to African American Studies .......................... . . . . .... 3 AAS 1 1 30 Survey of African History (HIS 1940) ............................... .... . 3 AAS 2000 Social Movements and the Black E x perienc e ( OC 2000 ) . ........ . . . ..•...... 3 AAS 3300 The Black Community (SOC 3140) ......................... ............. 3 AAS 3700 Psychology of Group Pr e judic e ( CHS /P SY / WMS 3 7 00) ........ ............... 3 AAS 4850 Research Semin a r in Afri can American S t ud i e s ................... ..•....... 3 Subtoral . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. . . . .. . .. .. • .. . 1 8

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 105 Select one f rom the following: ART 3040 African Art .................................... . .................... 3 AAS 3240 African Amer i can Literature (ENG 3240). .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . .. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........•.. . . . . . . . .... 3 Electives• ................................................... . . ........ . . 18 Total ................... . .... . ............. .......... . . ... . . ......... 39 *Elective howe in African A m erican Studies courses are selected in consultat ion with the advisor. MINOR IN A FRICAN AMERICAN STUD IES Require d Courses Semester H ou r s AAS I 0 I 0 Introduction to African American Studies . . . . . ........ ..................... 3 AAS 2000 Social Move m en t s and the Black Exp erience (SOC 2 000 ) ...............•..... 3 Total. . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . .. . .. .. . .. .. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . .. . . 6 Electives A minimum of 15 additional semester hours is required in African Ame r ican courses, 3 hours of which must be an African course, selected in consultation with an d approved by the African Amer i can Studie advisor assigned to the student. Total hours for the minor are 21. Assessment Test During t h e final semester, stu d ents majorin g in African American studies will be required t o tak e a com prehen ive asse srnent test . ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM Department of Sociology and Anthropology Anthropology is the exploration of human diversity. The combi n a tion of cultur a l , ar c haeolo gica l , and biological p e r spectives offer a v i ewpoint that is uniqu e in studying the problem s re lated to the urviva l an d well-bei n g of the human s p ecies . From t he l ivin g and va ni hed culture of Co l o r ado to those of New Guinea or South America, anth r opology ca n be applie d to assi tour understandin g of human dif ferences. Contact the Socio l ogy an d Anthropology D e p artment for inform ation. Anthropolog y Major for Bachelor of Arts R equired Courses Se m es t er Hour s ANT I 0 I 0 Phy sical Ant h ropology and Prehis t ory ..........•......................... 3 ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropo l ogy .................................... 3 ANT 2 1 00 Hum an Evolution .........................•.........•................ 3 A T 2330 Cross-Cultural ommunication ......................... . ............... . 3 ANT 2640 Archaeology ........ . ................ ............. .................. 3 Subtotal . . . .... ......... ............................. . .......... ......•....... 15 Electives . . . . • . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . .....•..................•....... 21 Total ............................ : . ........................................... 36 At least 12 upper-di vision semeste r h ours in an thropol ogy must be completed a t MSCD by stu den t s majoring in the field. MINOR IN ANTHROPO L OGY Th e minor provid es an opportunity for students to brin g a unique an t hrop ologica l perspe ctive to thei r already chose n area of interest. Anyone having to deal with human or c ultur a l differences would bene fit from se lectin g a focus in cross-c ultur a l contac t , a r c h aeo l ogy, or h uman dive r s ity. Required Courses Se m es t e r H ours A T I 010 Physical Anthropo l ogy and Prehistory ................... ............... . . 3 A T 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................•................ 6 Electives ....••........•........... ....•........ •.........•................. 15 Total ............................ . . ........ . ............................. 21 A t l east 6 upper-division se m es ter h o ur s must b e co mpl ete d at MSCD.

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106 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ART DEPARTMENT The Art D epartmen t offers a full range of s tudio art courses in the areas of fine arts (drawi ng , painting , printmaking , photography, video , an d s cu lptur e) ; de s ign (co mmuni cation d es i gn and co mputer imag ing) ; and crafts (ce r amics , metalwork , jewelry making , and art furniture) leadin g t o the bachelor of tine arts de g r ee ; art history (studies emphasi z e contemporary, modem , ancient, and non-W estern art) lead ing to the bachelor of fine arts d egree; an d lice n s ur e in art education. GOALS Undergraduate s tudies in art an d design prepare tudents to function in a var i ety of artistic roles. In order to achieve these goa l s , in struc tion s h ould pr e p are student to: • read the nonverbal language of art and design • develop response to visual phenomena and organ i ze p e r ceptions and conceptualizations both rationally and intuitivel y • bec ome familiar wit h and develop com p ete n ce in a number of art and de s i gn tec hnique s • become familiar with major achieve m e nt s in the history of art , including the wo rk and intenti o n s of l eading a rti sts in the past and pr ese nt and demonstrate t h e way art reflects cu ltural values • evaluate development s in the his t o r y of art • und erstand and eva l uate co nt em p o r ary thinking a bout art and d esig n • make va l i d assess ment s of qua l ity in design pr ojec t s an d works of art Art Major for Bachelor of Fine Arts Core R e quir e ment s f o r All Studio Art Major Seme s ter H ours A R T II 00 Basic D r a win g I ....... . ..................... ........ .............. . . 3 A R T Ill 0 B asic D r awin g II .................................................... 3 ART 1200 De i g n Proces es and C oncept I ..................................... . . . 3 A R T 121 0 De s i g n Proc es se s and Concept II ... . ................................ ... . 3 ART 2010 Surve y of Modem Art : lmpre ss ioni m through Abstract E x pressionism . .......... 3 A RT 20 2 0 Survey of Contemporary Art : 1960 to the Present. .. .. ..... ...... ........ . . . . 3 Subt o t a l .................................. . ... .................... ...•........ I 8 Senior Experience R equirements for Stud i o Art Major s ART 4010 Modem Art His tory : Th e ory and Criti c ism ... .... ...... .... ................ 3 A R T 4750 Senior Experience Studio: P ortfolio Development and Thesis Exhibit. ............ 3 Subt o tal ................................... . ......... .......................... 6 Student s choose one of the four areas of co n cen tr ation: fine a rt s, de s ign , crafts , o r art history . FINE ARTS C O NCENTRATION Area of Concentration ( drawing, painting, sculpture , printmaking, or photo g raphy) .. ... . .... ... 1 5 E l ectives ........... . .... . . . ........ . . . ................................ ....... . . 6 S ubt otal .............. . .......... . ....................... ........ .... .... ..... 2 I Se l ect a combination of 15 hour s from the followin g two ar e as: Des i gn ............ . . .......... ................. ......... ................... 6 or 9 Crafts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . .................. . . . ... .. 6 or 9 S u b t o t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... .............•...... 1 5 ART 2000 World Art Prior to 188 0 ......•............. ..........• ..........•..... 3 Art His tory (up p er-division ) • . ..... . . . ........... . . . . .... . ........ . . . . .... ...... . . . . 3 Total for Fi n e Art s Con ce ntrat io n .............. ........ . . .... . . . .... . . . . .......... . . 42 Total for Studio Art Maj o r s ...............•....... ...••.. ........• . . . .......••..... 66 DESIGN CONCENTRATION Area of Conce ntration ( a d v erti sing de s i g n or c omputer graphics ) ..... . .......... . . ......... 15 Electi e s ....... ... ......................................... . . .... . . . ........ . . . 6 Subt o t a l .......... .......... .... . ... .. .. ............ ............... . . ..... . ... 21 Select a c o mbination of 15 hours from the followin g two areas: C r afts . ..... . . . . ........ . ............................... • ...... . . . .... . .... . 6 o r 9 Fine Arts ........ . . . • • . ... ......•...........•..........•...... .....• ........ 6 or 9 Subt o tal . . .............................. . . . . . ........ ............ ... . . ........ 15

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 107 ART 2000 World Art Prior to 1 880 ...................... . ............ . ........... 3 Art History (upper-division)• .............. . ........................................ 3 Total for Design Concentration ............ . ..................•..................... 36 T o tal for Studi o Art Majors. . . . ........... . . . ......... . .... . . ...... . . . . . . ..... 66 CRAFTS CONCENTRATION Area of Concentration (cera mics , jewelry, or art furniture ) ............................ 15 Electives ...... ..................................................... ............ 6 Sub w tal ................................................ , ..................... 21 Selec t a combi n ation of I 5 h o u rs from the following two areas : Desi g n . . ............................................................... .... 6 or 9 Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . .........•........... 6 or 9 Sub/Otal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... .................... 15 ART 2000 World Art P r ior to 1880. . ................................... 3 Art His tory (upper-division)• . . . . . . . ... . . ...................................... 3 T o1al fo r Crajls Concentration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ............ 36 T oral for Srudio Art Majors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................. 66 *ART 3090 is not applicab l e as upp er division Art Histo ry credit, but m ay be taken for the multicultural requirement. (A minimum of33 upper-division art hours required. ) A minor for art majors is op t io n al. ART HISTORY CONCENTRATION Core Requirements for All Art H istory Major s Seme s ter Hours ART II 00 Ba ic Drawing I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 ART 1110 Ba s ic Drawing fl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... ......................... 3 ART 1200 Design Processes and Concepts I . . . . . . . .... ...................... . 3 ART 1210 Design Processes a nd Concepts II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. . 3 ART 2010 Surve y of Modem Art: Impres s ionism through Abstract Expres sio nism ........... 3 ART 2020 Survey of Co nt emporary Art: 1960 to the Pre s ent. ........................... 3 T o ral. . . ................................. ..................•.................. 1 8 Senior Experience Requirement for Art History Majors ART 40 I 0 Modem Art History : Theory and C r iticism ................................. 3 T o tal ....................... ............. . ......... ......... ................. . . 3 • Art History ( required ) ................................ . .... . . . •.................. 15 ART 2000 World Art P rior t o 1 880 .................... ..........•............ . ... 3 Fine Arts•• ................................................................. 3 or 6 De s ign •• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 or 6 Crafts**. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ............. . . ....... 3 or 6 Art Electives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ..... . . .... . .... . ..... 6 T otal . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . .... . . . . .... . . .... ........ . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . 60 *ART 3090 i s n o t app li cab l e as upp er division Art Hi story c redit, but ma y be 1ake n for th e multi c ultura l r eq uir e m e nt . **1 5 h o ur s ar e r equired a mong r h ese thr ee ca t e gories. (A minim u m of27 upper-div i s i on art hours requ i red.) Minor requirements for art major are optional. Art Licensure: K-12 Teac h er l icens ur e for art majo r s i s avai l able thr o u g h the Art De p ar tm ent. An art ma j o r i s requi r e d . Required Cour ses Se m este r H ours ART 3380 Introdu c tion to Art Education ..................... .....•................ 4 ART 4380 Art Methods K 1 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... . ........ . . . . . . .... . 4 ART 4580 Student Teac h i n g a n d Seminar: E l e m entary K-{)* ........................... 6 ART 4590 Student Teac h ing and Seminar: Secondary 7-12*. . ... . . . ............ 6 EDS 3 II 0 Proce s es of E du ca t ion in Mult i c ultu ra l Urban Secondary School s ...... .... ..... 3 EDS 3 1 20 Field Experiences in Multi c ultural Urban Secondary Schools ........... ........ 2 EDS 3200 Educational P syc h o l ogy Applied to Teaching . . . . . . . . ....... .... . . . . . . . . . 3 RDG 3280 Teachin g Literacy Skill Development in the Content Areas .................... 4 S E D 3600 The Exce pt i onal Leamer in the Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 To1a/ . . . .... ............. . .... . ......... . . ............ . . . ....... . .... . ...... .. 35

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108 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES *S tud ent teaching is composed of daily f ull tim e work during 16 weeks, sp lit 8 and 8 weeks between e l e m e nta ry and secondary l e vels. ART 4580 is dual-listed w ith EDU 4190; ART 4590 is dual -l isted w ith EDS 4290. tn a dditi on t o field ex peri e n ces included in r e quir ed co ur se work , stude nt s mu st pr ese nt evi d ence of having completed at least 200 hour s of work with children. This may be accomplished thro u g h a va ri ety of community organizations and instit uti onal activitie . Students should plan the i r vo lun tee r work in co n su lt ation with the art e ducation advisor. Studen t s who seek licensure must pa ss a public speaking course ( SPE 1010) with a grade of"B" or bet ter. Students with a degree in Art may obtain a waiver. Stu dent s must also achieve sat isfactory scores on the sta t e licensure exa mination. MINOR IN ART Requ ired Courses Seme ter H ours ART 1100 Basic Dr awing I................................... . ............ . 3 ART 1110 Basic Drawing lJ ..................... • ..........•................... 3 ART 1200 Design Processes and Concepts I ...................... . . . . . . . .... . ...... 3 ART 1 210 D es ign Processe and Concepts II.................... . . . .... ....... . ... 3 ART 2010 Survey of Modem Art: Impr ess ioni sm thr o u g h Abstract Expressionism ........... 3 ART 2 020 Survey of Contemporary Art: 1960 t o the Prese nt............. . .......... . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 1 8 E l ectives .. ........................... ......... .... ........................... . . 9 Minimum of thre e c redi t hour s of upp erdivi sion s tudi o course and thre e cre dit hours of upper -di v i s i o n art his tory course Total . . . ............ . . .... . . . . ............................•..........•........ 27 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE PROGRAM Department of Sociology and Anthropology Major for Bachelor of Arts This is a distribut e d major , offering students a structured overview of the soc ial sciences . This program emphas i zes breadth of coverage with a foc u s in an area se l ecte d by the stu d e nt. This major i s particu larly a ppli cable for students interested in teacher licensure a t t h e elementary and secon dary l evels. The s tud ent must have preliminary a pproval of the selecte d pr ogram by an advisor from the Sociology and Anthropology D epartment. A minimum of 1 2 upper-d i v i s i on hour s in the major mu t b e taken at MSC D . Required Courses Semester H ours ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural A nthr opology . . . . . ............................ 3 ECO 2010 P rinciple s of Economics-Macro ............... . . ............ ........... 3 HIS 1 220 Amer i can History s ince 1865 ..... . ................ , ..........• , ........ 3 PSC 1 010 Amer i can Na tional Government . .... ...................... ....... . .... . . 3 PSY I 00 I Introdu ctory P sychology ..............•............•........ ........... 3 SO C I 010 Intr oduction to Socio l ogy .... ....... . . . ........ ........................ 3 Subtotal ....................................••.........•• , .......... .•........ 1 8 ELECTED Foe S ln ad dit ion t o the introductory co ur se, eac h stude nt must se lect 12 hour s in one of the follo wing social science discip lines: ant h ropology , economics , history, political science , psychology , or socio l ogy. A minimum of 9 upper -division hour s mu st be se l ected with the a pp roval of an advi sor. Subtotal .... . . . . .............. ................. ............................... 1 2 GE E RAL ELECTIVES An addition a l 12 hours must be elected f r om any of the disciplines o ut side of the e l ected focus. Courses may be selected from anthropology , economics, history , political science , psychology , or oci ology. At le ast 9 of these hour s must be upper-division. o more than 6 hours may be taken in any one discipline. Subtotal ........ ............... . , ........ ..••..........••..................... 1 2 T o tal ...............•................... ...•.. ..........•.•...... ............. 42

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 109 ' GENERAL STUDIES REQUlREMENTS The s tudent is expected to co mpl ete all General Studies r eq uirements as sta ted in thi s Catalog. The s tu dent may u se up to 6 hours from the required co u rses for th e behavioral science major to com plet e the social scie n ce co mponent. SENIOR EXPERI ENCE Se le ct ion of a Senior Ex p e rienc e course will vary according to th e st udent ' s needs . Stu d en t s seeki n g t eac her licensure mu st se l ec t stude nt t eac hing. Other s tudent s ma y se l ect th e ca p s ton e course in their focus o r the applied a nthrop o l ogy course current l y b e ing developed b y the d e p a rtm ent. Stu d ents de s irin g t eacher lic e n sure should see an ad v i so r in the t e a c h e r e du cation department. o min or is offered . BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT The Bi o l ogy Departm ent offe r s two major s , the bachelor of sc ience in biology an d the bache l or of a rt s in biolo gy . While it i s not necessary to declare a concentration within these m ajors, a s tud e n t may c h oose to emp h asize botany , medical te c hnology , microbi o l ogy , zoology, cell and mole cular biology , or human biolo gy . Supportive cour ses a sociate d with p arame dical st udi es and cri minali stics , as well as genera l co ur se for enrichm e nt of the non sc ience st udent ' s background, are offe red b y the d epartment. S tuden ts see king secondary lic ensure i n science shou l d see an a d v i so r in th e teache r education progra m a s well as the Biolo gy D epa rtment. Student s inter es ted in preparation for medical sc h oo l o r ot her h ealth profe s ions s h ould contac t the Biolo gy D e partment for s p eci alized advising. A senior exit exam, adminis te r e d and r equired by the departm e nt , mu s t b e taken d urin g the semeste r of a nti cipated g r aduat i o n . Th e Bio logy D e p a rtment mai n office is located in Science Bui l ding , r oom 2 1 3, 303-556-3213. A biolo gy minor is offered to s tud ents with related maj ors or a s pecial i11terest i n the field . Guidelines for F i eld Ex perienc e/I nt erns bip /Practicum/Workshop / Cooperative E du cation Co u rses o more than four semester c r edit hour s wit h the following co urse numb e r s will be ap pli ed toward t h e 40 semester hour s of biology c our es required for grad u ation : BJO 2888 , 2980 , 2990 , 3970 , 3980 , 4888 , 4980 , an d 4990. Ho weve r , the additional c redits with the above co ur se numbers may be applied toward ge neral e l ect i ve h o urs. Se nior Experie nc e for Biology Majors A student majorin g in biology ma y fulfill the e nior Exp erience r e quir ement with a n y cou r se approve d for the purpose. Any biology co ur se approved for Senior Expe rien ce credit may be counted toward the Senior Ex perienc e requirement, or tow a rd a bio l ogy major/bio lo gy minor , but not both. Biology Major for Bachelor of Science Required Co ur ses Semester Hours BIO 1080 General Introduction to Biology. . ...... . . . .......... . .... . . . . .... . . 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction t o Biology Laboratory ...........•..... . . ......... . ... I BIO 3600 General Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... 4 Select two of the following : BJO 2 1 00 General Bot a ny ..............•........•.........•.........•.... ...... 5 BIO 2200 General Zoo l ogy . . ................................................... 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology ....... .... . . . ............ ........ . ......... . .... 5 Select o n e of the following : BIO 3550 U r ban Ecology . . . ............. . ...... . ......... . .................... 4 BIO 45 1 0 Microbial Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology .... . . . . . . . ........ ..... . .......... ............ ........ 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology . . ..•........•... ...............•. . .....•............ 4 Su b total ...... .......... . . .......................... . ......... . ............ 22 Electives Biology cou r ses selected from the 2000 -, 3000, and 4000-level ser i es, and appro v ed by faculty advisors in the Biology Department , must be completed to brin g the total of biology cour s e s app r oved for the major t o 40 se m e s ter hours.

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110 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES E l ectives .................................... .................................. 1 8 A t l eas t 21 se m es t e r h o ur s (includin g ge n etics, eco l ogy and 14 c r e d its of u p p e rdi v i s i o n e lect ives) mu s t b e from the 3000an d 4000-leve l cou r ses of the Biol ogy D e p a n ment. T o t al. ..... ......................................... , ......................... 4 0 R e qu i r e d o n -Bio l ogy Cour es On e year of college ge n e r a l c h e m i try w ith l a b , one semes t e r o f up per-divis i o n o r ganic c h e mi s t ry, o n e se m este r of u ppe r -d i visio n b ioche mi stry, a nd o n e year of ma th e m a t ics starting w ith MTH Ill 0 o r a b o v e , a r e r equ isit es for the b ac h e l o r of science major i n bio l ogy. Biology Major for Bachelor of Arts R eq u ired Courses Semes ter H o ur s B I O I 080 Ge n e r a l Intro du c tion t o Bi o l ogy .............................. . . . . . ...... 3 BIO I 090 Gene r a l Introd u c t ion to Biol ogy Laboratory ...................•...... ...... I BlO 3600 Ge n e r al Genet i cs . ..... . ............................................. 4 Se l ect two of t h e f o llo wi n g: BIO 2100 Ge n e ral B otany . ............................•...........•. . ......... . 5 BIO 2200 Ge n e r al Zoo l ogy . . ................................... ..... . .......... 5 B l O 2400 Ge n e r a l M icrobio l ogy ................................. ................ 5 Se l ect o n e of th e followi ng: BlO 3550 Urban Eco l ogy ....................................... . . . ............ 4 BIO 45 1 0 Micro b ia l Eco l ogy ......... .............................•............ 4 B I O 4 540 Pla nt Eco l ogy .. .................•........... .... .... ....... . ........ 4 BI O 4550 Anima l Eco l ogy . . ...............•......................• ............ 4 S u b t otal ......................................................... ........ . .... 22 E l ect i ves Bio l ogy courses se l ec t ed from the 2000-, 3000-, and 4000-leve l series , and a pp rove d b y faculty a d viso r s i n t he Biology D e p artment, must be co mpl e t e d t o bring t h e t ota l of biology co ur ses app r ove d for t h e m a j o r t o 40 sem es t e r h o u rs. E l ectives ...................... ............................................... . I 8 At l eas t 2 I semester h ours ( i nclu d i n g th e ge n etics , eco l ogy and 1 4 credit of upp e r d ivision e l ectives) mu s t b e fro m the 3 0 00and 4000l eve l co ur ses of th e B io l ogy D e p artment. Tot al . . ..................................................... ........ . . . ....... 40 R e qui red on-B i o l ogy Courses On e year of ge n e r a l c h e m is t ry (equiva l en t t o the present co u rses C H E 1100 an d C H E 2 1 00). BOTANY CONCENTRATION R e quir e m e nt s f o r e ither a bach e lor o f art s or a b ac h e lor of sci e nc e m ajo r in biol ogy mu t be sa tisfi e d , and the 40 h o ur s of biology co ur ses mu t inc lud e 810 2100 and 810 454 0 , and 15 se m e t e r hour s from th e f ollowin g bo t a n y e l e c t i ves:• E lect ive Co ur ses Semes t e r H o ur s BIO 3140 P l a nt Physiology ...............•..................................... 5 BIO 3150 Plan t H onnones ................... . . .... ............................ 2 B I O 3160 Pla nt An a t o m y a nd M o rph o l ogy .....•............... . ..... . ............. 4 BIO 3180 V ascular Plan t Taxo n o m y ....................... . ........•.......... . . . 4 BIO 4120 Algo l ogy ........... . ........................... ................... 4 B I O 4160 M ycology ........•...........•...........•.......... ............... 4 BIO 4850 Evo lut ion . . . . . . . . . ........................................ . 3 Sub t o t al ...................................................................... 1 5 *810 3010 and 810 3050 are bo t h app l icab l e to the fields of bo t any, microbiology, a nd zoology and a r e recommended as additional elec t ives for all three areas of co n centration. MEDICAL TECHN OLOG Y CONCENTRATI O N Stude nt s mu st satisfy the re quir e m e nt s lis t e d for the b ac h e lor of sc i ence major i n biology, inc lud i n g 810 2400 . Students mus t a l so take 810 3350 , 8 1 0 4440 , a nd 810 4450. Additional h o ur s mu s t be tak e n fro m the c our es lis t e d b e l ow to co mplet e th e 21 h o ur s of upp er-div i s i o n cour ses and a tot a l of 40 se me s t e r c r e d it h o ur s in biol ogy. E l ec t ive Courses Semes t e r H o ur s B I O 32 1 0 Histol ogy ....................... . . ... ... .... ....................... 4 BIO 3270 P a r as it o l ogy ..................•..........••.................. . ..... . 4 BIO 3360 Anim a l Physio l ogy .............•.•................. . . .... . ........... 4 BIO 4160 M yco l ogy ............................................. ............. 4 Sub t otal ........ .............................. . ...............•.........••... . 1 6

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 111 I N T ERNSiilP Co mpl e tion of a m edical t ec hnolo gy int erns hip at an a ppr ove d sc h oo l o f m edical t ec h n o l ogy . R eq u i r e d o n-Bi o l ogy Co ur se s T h e s tud e nt mu s t satisfy the r e qui r em e nts list e d f or n onbiol ogy co ur ses for t h e b ac h e l o r of scie n ce m ajor i n bio l ogy and comple t e th e r e qu i r e m e nt s f o r a min o r in c h e mistry. MICROBIOLOG Y CONCEN TRATIO N S tudent s mu s t satisfy the req uire men t s l i s t e d for the b a c h e l or of scie n c e m a j o r i n b i o l ogy, i n c ludin g 8 1 0 2 400 . Student s mu s t al so t ak e 8 1 0 3350 , 81 0 4400 , 8 1 0 44 5 0 , a n d 8 1 0 4 4 70. A dditi o n a l h o u r s fro m the co ur ses lis t e d b e l o w o r app r o pr i a t e o m n ibus cour ses, as s e l ec t e d b y th e s tud e nt and approve d b y t h e mic robio l ogy fac ult y , m u s t b e t a ken t o co m p l e t e the 2 1 h o u r s of upp e r -div i s i o n co ur ses and a t o t a l of 40 se m es t e r h o ur s i n bio l o gy.* Elec t ive Co ur ses Semes t er Hours B I O 3270 Parasitology . . . . . . . . . . . . ......•............. . . . ........ . ...... . 4 BIO 4 1 20 Algology . ....... . . ........... . .... . . . . . ....................... ... 4 B I O 4 1 60 Mycology. .... .... . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . ................ 4 B I O 4440 Virology . . . . . . . . . . ................................... 3 *8 1 0 3010 and 810 3050 are both applicable to the fields of botany , microbiology , and zoology and are recommended as additional e lectives for all three concentrations. Required on-Biology Cou r ses The studen t mus t satisfy the r equirements lis t ed for non-biology courses for the bac h e l or of science major in biology including one course in biosta t istics or calculus and a computer science course to ful fill the r equired one year of college mathematics. I n addition , the stu d ent must comp l ete C H E 3000, CHE 30 I 0 , CHE 4320, and o n e year of college p hysics. ZOOLOGY CONCENT RATIO N Stude nts mus t sat i sfy t h e r e quir e m e nt s f o r t h e b ach e l o r of sc i e n ce m a j o r in bio l ogy a nd mu s t i n c lud e in t h e 4 0 se m es t e r h o ur s of bio l ogy co ur ses 810 2 2 00 and 8 1 0 4 5 50 a n d 1 5 se m es t e r h o ur s f r om th e f o l l owi n g lis t of zoo l ogy e l ectives:• Elective Co ur ses Se m ester Hour s B I O 32 1 0 H isto l ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ................................. 4 B I O 3220 Compa r a tiv e V e rteb r a t e A n a t o m y. . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 5 B I O 3250 Arth r o p od Zoology. . ....................... . . ........ . . . 4 BIO 3270 Parasito l ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 4 BIO 3340 Endocri n o l ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................... 3 B I O 3360 Animal Phys i o l ogy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 4 B I O 4250 Entomology .................. . .... ............ . .................... 4 BIO 4270 Herpeto l ogy . . . . . _ . . .... . .... . ...... . . . ......................... 3 B I O 4280 Ornithology ........... ....... . . .... . . .... . .... . ............... ..... 4 BIO 4290 Mamma l ogy ........... . .... . . . .... . ... ........ . .................... 3 B I O 4810 Vertebrate Embryology ... . ............................................ 4 Subto t al ...................................................................... 15 *8 1 0 3010 and 8 1 0 3050 a r e both applicable t o the fields of bo t any, microbiology, and zoology and are reco mmende d as additional electives for all three concentra t ions. C ELL AND MOLECULAR CONCE NTRATION Stude nt s mu s t sa t isfy t h e requi r ements for a bachelor of sc i e n c e m ajo r i n b i ol ogy and mu s t inc lud e 810 2400, 810 3050 , and 810 4510. Thi s conc entr at i o n r eq uir es a to t a l of 42 semes t e r h ou r s of biol ogy co ur ses i n c lud i n g 810 273-Methods in Cell B iology and Immu n o l ogy an d 810 274-Nuc/eic Acid T ec h niques and Mol ecular Clon ing, w h ic h m u s t be s u c c essfully co mpl e t ed at the Co m munity College of A ur o r a , and at l east I 0 se m es t er h ou r s fro m th e f ollowing list of e l ec t ives: B I O 3010 Microtechnique . .... . ........ . ....................................... 3 BIO 32 1 0 His t o l ogy ........•................................................. 4 B I O 3270 Pa r asito l ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ....•............. 4 B I O 3340 Endocrino l ogy ....................................... ............... 3 B I O 3350 I mmu n o l ogy ................................•...... .............. . . . 4 B I O 4050 Adva n ce d Cell a n d Mo l ecula r Bi o l ogy ...... ... ......... . ................. 4 BIO 4400 M i cro bial Phys i o logy.. . . . . . . .................................... 4 B I O 44 4 0 Virology..... . . . . . . . ...... . ................... . ........... 3 B I O 4450 Pathoge nic Mic r obio l ogy .... . ........................................ . 5 B I O 4470 Microb i a l Gene t ics ... . ..... . . .... . . . . . . . . ............................ 4

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112 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES B I O 3980 / 4980 lnterns hipf l ndependent Stu d y ....................................... . 2 Subto tal ................................. . . . . .... ....... . ..................... I 0 R equired onbiology Courses The t u dent must satisfy the requirements liste d for non biology co u rse for the bac h elo r of science major i n bio l ogy and comp l ete the requirements for a minor or econ d major in chemis t ry . HUMAN BIOLOG Y CONCENTRA TIO N Thi s i s a con ce n tration r eco mme n d e d f o r pr e-hea l th sc i e n c e s ca reer s s uc h as pr enur sing, pr e -pharmacy, pr e -ph ys i c i a n a ss i s t a nt and pr ep h ys i ca l t h e r a py. S tude nt s mu s t satisfy th e r e quir e m e nt s f or th e b ac he l o r o f s c i e nc e m ajor in bio l ogy a nd must i n c lud e 810 220 0 , 2 310 , 232 0 , 2 400 , and e ith e r 35 50 o r 4 5 10. Thi s c once ntr atio n r e quir es a t o t a l of 4 3 e m es t e r h o u rs of bi o l o gy co ur ses with 14 se me s t e r h o ur s f rom the f ollowing lis t o f e l ectives: BIO 3050 Cell and Mo l ecular Biology .......... . ............ . . .............. .... . 4 BIO 3210 Hist o l ogy . . .........................••.........••.........•........ 4 BIO 3270 P arasitology . ....................................................... 4 B I O 3320 Advanced Human Physiology . . ....... . ..............•.................. 4 B I O 3330 Advanced H u m an Cadaver Anatomy ... . . .................... ... ......... 4 BJO 3340 Endocrinology ............. . .........•................... . . .••...... 3 B I O 3350 Immunology ........... . ...•. . . . ........ . . ...... . .... .... . .......... 4 BIO 3471 Biology of Women ................. .... •... ............... . ...•...... 3 BIO 4440 Virology ....................... .......... .......... . ............ . . . 3 BIO 4450 P athogenic M i crobiology ...................... . . ....•................. 5 BIO 48 1 0 Vertebrate Embryology ...... , .... .... . .........................•...... 4 BIO 4850 Evolution . . . .... . . .... . . . , . ..........••.........•............. . .... 3 R equired onbiology Courses The student must satisfy the requirement s listed for nonbiology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology. MINOR IN BIOLOGY Re qu i r e d Co ur ses Semester H ours BIO I 080 Genera l I n tr odu ct i o n t o Biology ............. ..........•................. 3 BIO I 090 Ge n e r al Intro du ctio n t o Bio l ogy L a b o r a t ory .........................•...... I Se l ec t t wo of the following ( B I O 231 0 and 232 0 a r e considere d o n e se l ection): B I O 2 1 00 Ge n e r a l Bot a ny .............................. .... . ..... . .... . ....... . 5 B I O 2200 Gene r a l Zoo l ogy .................................................... . 5 BIO 2400 Ge n era l M i crobio l ogy ............ ............. ... ... ........ . . . .... . . . 5 B I O 2310 , 2320 H uman A n atomy and H u ma n Physiology I an d II. .......•..........• ..... 8 Select o n e of t h e following: B I O 3550 U r ban Ecology ............................ . . ........................ 4 B I O 3600 General Genetic ............••.........••..........••.........••.... 4 B I O 4510 Microbial Ecology .......... .................. .......•.... . . . ...•... . 4 B I O 4540 P lant Ecology ................... . .......••..........•............... 4 B I O 4550 Animal Eco l ogy ..................................................... 4 Subtotal ......... . . ....... ....................•................... .......... 18-21 Electives B i ology courses !Tom th e 2000 , 3000-, and 4000l evel eries, ap p roved by the Biology D epartment, must be comp l eted to bring t h e t ota l of biology co u rses approved for the minor to 24 se m ester h ou r s . Total ........ ....... . . ........................................................ 24 CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT T he C h e m i try D e p artment is a pp rove d by the Am erican C h e mi ca l Soc i ety and offe r seve r a l degr ee p rogra m s : the bac h e lor of sc i e n ce in c h e m istry; b ac h e lor of sc i e n ce in che m istry c rim i n alistics co n cen tratio n ; and the b ac h e l o r of arts in c h e m i try . Min o r s i n c h e mistry and c r i min alistics a r e a l so available. Stud e nt s who plan t o pur s ue a c ar ee r in c h e mi s try afte r g r a duation or pla n t o a tt end g r a du a t e sc ho o l in c h emistry s h ou l d c hoo se the ba c h e lor o f scie n ce i n c h emistry pro g r a m . Th e b ac he l o r o f a rt s in ch e m i s t ry pro g ram i s d es i g n e d f or s tud e nt s w h o pla n a c ar ee r i n a field re l a t e d to c h emistry , but w h o d o n o t i n t e nd t o att e n d g radua te sc h ool i n c h emistry. T h e b a ch e l o r o f arts opti o n , whic h r e qu i r es f e wer hour s, m ay b e es p ec iall y attra ctive t o t h o se w i s hin g a s eco n d m a j o r or to tho e s tud e nt s d esi rin g seco ndary e du catio n lice n s ure.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 113 Criminalistics is the scientific investigation, identification, and comparison of physical evidence for criminal or civil court proceedings. Criminalists mus t be trained in many disciplines including chem istry , biology, Jaw enforcemen t , physics , and mathematics . The four-year crimi n alis t ics curriculum lead s to a bachelor of science degree and includes a half-time internship in a criminalistics laboratory during the senior year. Stude nt s in the criminal i stics program are encouraged to complete all the requirements for a degre e in chemistry approved by the American Chemical Society while completing th e criminalistics degree program. Graduates of the program are prepared for employment in criminal i s tics and have completed the requirements for admission to graduate school in chemistry or criminal istic s, medical school, dental chool, or law school. For further information about the criminalistics programs , students should contact the Chemistry Department. Students seeking secondary educat i on lic e n sure in science should see an advisor in the teacher education program for requirements. The following courses constitute the basic core and are required in all chemistry degree program s except for the minor in chemistry. Basic Core Semester H ours CHE 1800 General Chem istry I ........................................... . . . .... 4 CHE 1810 General Che mistry II ............................................ ..... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemi try Laboratory ..................... . .................... 2 CHE 3000 Analytical C hemi stry ......................... .... .................... 3 CHE 30 I 0 Analytical C hemi stry Laboratory ........................................ 2 CHE 3 I 00 Organic Che mistry I . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................ 4 CHE 3 110 Organic C h emistry II ................... ......................... ..... 3 CHE 3120 Organic Che mistry I Laboratory ............•............................ 2 CHE 3130 Organic Che mistry 11 Laboratory .......................•................ 2 Total .................................................................... .... . 26 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Science Required Cour es Semester Hours Basic Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 26 Additional Required Chemis try Courses: CHE 3250 Physical Chemistry I. ................................................ . 4 CHE 3260 Physical Chemistry II ................................................. 4 CHE 3280 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory ... . ..................................... 2 CHE 3290 Physical Chemistry II Laboratory. . . ............................. ...... 2 Subtotal ................................................... ........... . ...... . 12 Elect i ves A minimum of I 0 semester hours in upper division chemistry courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department is required ................................... I 0 Total Hours R equi red ........................................................... . 48 Required Ancillary Courses for Bachelor of Science MTH 141 0 Calculus I. ......................................................... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 4 MTH 2420 Calculus Ul. ........................................•............... 4 PHY 2311 General Physics I -andPHY 2331 General Physics II -orPHY 2010 College Physics I and PHY 2020 ollege Physics 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . ..... . .............•......... 8 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................................... 20 American Chemical Society Approval To meet American Chemical Society degree criter i a the following courses must be completed: CHE 2300 Inorganic Chemistry .......................................... ........ 3 CHE 3400 Chemical Literature Search ....... ............ . . .................... .... I CH E 4100 Instrumental Analysis ............... ............................. . .... 3 CHE 4110 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 2 CHE 4300 Advanced Inorganic Chemi try .................. ........................ 3 Subtotal .................... . ................................................ . 12

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114 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Electives An additio nal 6 credit hours of upper division l eve l e lectives are r eq uir ed . Elect i ves should b e selected in consultation wit h the Chemistry Department. The following courses may be a ppr opriate: C H E 4010 , CHE 4020, and CHE 4320 ................... ............................. 6 Total .....................................................•................... 56 CRIMINALISTICS CONCENTRATION Students electing this pro g ram of s tudy must complete the basic chemistry core (26 hours) in addition to the following required courses. The requirement of a minor i s waived for st udent s in this program . R eq u ired Courses Semeste r Hours Basic Core ........................................ .... ........................ 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 3190 Survey of Physical Chemistry. . ............... ...... . ... , ...... 4 C H E 3200 Survey of Phys i ca l Chemistry Laboratory. . . . ......... ....... ..... .... . I CHE 4100 lnstrumental Analysis ... . . ... ... .... .................................. 3 CHE 41 I 0 Ins trum e nt a l Ana l ysis Laboratory ........... .... .......•................. 2 CHE 4310 Biochemistry I ................... . ........... ........ . . ............. 4 C H E 4350 Biochemistry Laboratory ....•......................•..... . ....•....... I Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................... ...•................. 15 Required Criminali tics Courses: CHE 3700 Criminali tics I. . . . . . . ................ ...... . ... .................... 4 CHE 3710 Criminalistics II ............•........................................ 4 CHE 4700 C riminali stics Int ernship I. .....•........ . ........... .... ............... 7 CHE 4710 Cr imin alistics Internship II ............................................. 6 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 R equired Crimina l Justice Courses : C J C I 010 Intr o du ct i on to the Crimina l Ju tice System ................................ 3 CJC 2100 Substant i ve Criminal Law .................•..........••.........••..... 3 CJC 2120 Evidence an d Courtroom Pr ocedures -orC J C 2140 Criminal Procedure ...... ............. . . ................ . .... . ...... .. 3 Subtotal ...............................•................. . . .................... 9 Required Ancillary Courses: BIO I 080 General Introduction to Biology ......... . ..... .... . . ...•................ 3 BIO I 090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ............... .... .... . ....... . I MTH 1210 Intr oduction to Statistics . . . . ...... .... . , . , .............. . 4 MTH 1410 Ca l c ulu s I. ......................... . • ....... . ....................... 4 PHY 20 I 0 College Phys i cs r and PHY 2030 Co lle ge Physics I Laboratory -orPHY 2311 General Physics l and PHY 2321 General Physics l Laboratory ....•....... . .............................. 5 Subtotal . . . . . . ..................................•. ............. .. 1 7 E l ectives A minimum of two courses: BIO 2310 Human Anatomy and Physio l ogy I .............•...........•............. 4 B I O 2400 General Microbiology ... ............................ .................. 5 B I O 3050 Cell and Molecu l ar Biology .............. . ...............•............. 4 B I O 3210 Histology ... ................................................... . . . . 4 B I O 3600 Genera l Ge n etics .................. .................................. 4 Subtotal ............ ..........................•..........•...........••....... 8-9 Total for Crimina/is tic s Concentration ............................................. 96-97 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 C H E 3200 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory ....... . . ......................... I

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 115 Electives A minimum of 6 upper division se me s ter h o ur s in chemistry co ur ses se lected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department i s required . Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................•........ 6 Required Ancillary Courses MTH 1410 Calc ulu s I .......................................................... 4 PHY 2010 College Phy s ics l .... ..•.................•..................•........ 4 Total Ancillary Courses R equired ................ .•.......... . ....................... 8 Total.. . . . . . .... . . ......... . . . .................................•........ 45 MINOR IN C HEMIS TR Y tudents com pletin g the basic chemistry core (26 h our ) qualify for a minor in chemistry. Students may e l ect to subst itute 5 semester hours in other upper-divi s ion c hemistry cou r ses for CHE 3110 and CHE 3130. Core Sem es ter H ours CHE 1800 General Chemistry I ................... . . . .... . . .......... . . . .... . . . . . 4 CHE 1810 General Chemistry ll ................................................. 4 C H E 1 850 General C hemi stry Laboratory ......•.........••.... ..............•..... 2 CHE 3000 Analytical C h emistry ..........................•.... . ................. 3 C H E 30 I 0 Analytical Chemistry Lab o ratory .....•........••.........•........•..... 2 CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I ................................. ............•.... 4 CHE 3110 Org anic Chemistry II ......... . ......... . ............................. 3 CHE 3120 Organic C h e mistry I L abo r atory .............. .... ............ . .......... 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemistry lJ Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2 Total....................... . .... . ........... . . . . . . . .............. ..... 26 MINOR IN CRIMINALISTICS R equire d Cour es Semester Hours CHE II 00 Prin ci pl es of C h emistry ............................................... 5 CHE 2700 Introduction to Criminalistics. . . . . .................. 4 CHE 2750 Arson and Ex plo s i ves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CHE 2760 Field Testing and Laboratory Analysis of Drugs .................. ... . . . . . . . . I C H E 3600 Crime Scene Investigation I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . 4 CHE 3610 Crime Scene Investigation l!. . .... . . . . . ..... . ...... . . . . ............ 4 CJC 2120 Evidence and Courtroom Procedure s . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ........ 3 T o tal..................................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 24 CHICANA AND CHICANO STUDIES DEPARTMENT The Chicana and Chicano Studies Departm e nt offers a bachelor of arts degree in C hican o Studies plus a minor . The Chican a/o and other Latino historical experiences are u sed as points of departure toward expanding awareness of the multicultural world and the contribut ion s of Chicanas / os. The pro g ram i s d es igned to assist in the preparation of scholars, hum an service providers , and teachers. Students have t he following options for majoring in Chicano Studies: major for the bachelor of arts; an d major for the b achelor of arts with teacher licensure in sec ondary social studies . Students can also earn a minor in Chicano Studies. During the final semester, s tudents m ajo rin g in Chicano Studies will be required t o take a com prehen sive assessmen t te t. Chicano Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts The requirements include core co ur ses in the major , ba sic know led ge of the Spanish langua ge, plus approved electives. R equire d Courses Semester H ours CHS 1000 Introduct io n to Chicana/o Studies. . . ............................... 3 C HS 1010 History of Meso-Am erica: Pre-Co l umbi a n a nd Colo nia l Period s ( HIS 1 9 1 0) . .... . . 3 CHS I 020 His t ory of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Pr ese nt (HIS 1920) .... . ...... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of C hic a n a/o Literature (E G 241 0). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ... 3 CHS 3 I 00 The Chicana/ o Communi ty (SOC 3 1 30) . . . . . ...................... 3 CHS 4850 R esearch Ex perienc e in Chicana/o Studies ........................ ..... . ... 3 Subtotal ...... 18

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116 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Language Requirements SPA 1010 E l ementary Spanish I .............................. . . ................. 5 SPA I 020 E l ementary Spanish II ...•...........•................................ 5 SPA 2110 Int ermed i ate Span i sh --<>r-SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and o nver sation . ............................•. . ....... 3 Subtotal ........ .............................................................. 13 Approved Electives• . ......................................•.. .........•.......... 9 Total .. ............................................ . .......................... 40 •Nine (9) semester hour s of e l ectives in Chicana/o Studies are required and mus t be selec ted in consul t a t ion with the departmelll chair. Students pursing seco ndary lice n ure must take the required General Studies courses and the se condary e ducation se quence. See the Departm e nt of Teac her E ducation for further inform ation. SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER LICENSURE CONCENTRATION The Chicana/o Studies Dep artment offers thi s concentration which pr e pares stu dent s to become soc ial studies tea c her s in secondary sc hools. Th e requirem e nt s inc l ude core courses in Chicana/o Studies , a seq uenc e in history, a dditional courses in soc i a l studies, Gener a l Studies requir ements, and an educa tiona l licensure se quence includin g st udent teaching. S tudents seeking teacher Licens ure s hould stay in regular co nta c t with the departm e nt ad v i so r and the e du cat ion advisor to assu r e the proper course pro gression. Required Courses Semes t er Hour s CHS I 000 Introduction to Ch i cana/o Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 CHS I 0 lO History of Meso-America: Preolumbian and Co l onial Periods (HIS 191 0) ....... 3 CHS I 020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1 8 1 0 t o P resent (HIS 1920) ........... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chicana/o Lite r atu r e (E G 241 0) ................................ 3 CHS 2120 Mexico : Independenc e to Revolution 1810-1910 ....•................. ...... 3 CHS 3010 The Mexican Revolution (HIS 3830) ..............•................... ... 3 C H S 3100 The Chicana/o Community (SOC 3130) ...........•....................... 3 CHS 3460 La Chicana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 CHS 3600 Mexico and Chicana/o Politics ....................... ................... 3 CHS 4850 R esearch Experie n ce in Chicana/o Studies .................. . . ............. 3 Subtotal for Chicano Studies Major Social Studi es Concentration ........... ............ .... 30 In addition , Chica n o Studies majors with Social Studies Concentration must t ake the following social science courses: ANT 1310 ECO 2010 ECO 3200 -or ECO 2020 GEG 1920 GEG 3000 HlS 1010 -orIntroduction to Cultura l Anthropology ......... ...............•........... 3 Principles of Economics-Macro ...............•.•..........•...... . ..... 3 Economic History of the U.S Principles of Economics-M i cro . . . . . . . . . . ................... . . ......... 3 Conce pt s and Connections in Geography .................................. 3 His toric a l Geography of t h e U. . ..... .......••..........•............ 3 Western C i vilizatio n to 1 7 1 5 HIS 3041 World History to 1 500 ................................................ 3 HIS 1210 A m er i can H istory to 1865 ................ .............................. 3 HIS 1220 American History since 1 865 .... ..•...........•..................... ... 3 HIS 305 I World His tory since I 500 ..........•........ .... .... . . . ................ 3 PS C I 0 I 0 A m er i ca n Nationa l Government . ......... . ....... . ..................... . 3 PSC I 020 Political Systems and Ideas ............................................. 3 Total of Additional Social Science Courses ................................ . ...... 33 (24) • Six of these hours can be u ed to satisfy the General Studies Social Sciences r eq uir ement and three hours can be used to satisfy the General tudi es His t orica l r equirement. Chicano Studies Major Social Studies Concentration ................. ................... 30 Additional Socia l Science Courses .................................................. 24 General Studies (assuming the six hours of social cience an d three hours of history come from the above and assuming a 4-credit mathematics course) ........ ............................. 34 Licensure courses (see pages 237-251 of this Catalog) ......... ... ....................... 37 Total for Chicano Studies Major Social Studies Concentration ..........••................ 125

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 117 ' MINOR I N CmcANo STUDIES The minor can be designed to provid e the student with course experiences that are relevant to occu pational and educational goals. Students , in consu ltation with a faculty advisor in Chicana/o Studies , will d eve lop individual minor s tha t r eflect the best possible elective curricula and ensure tha t a relevant em pha sis is maintain e d . Total hour s for the minor are 21. Required Courses Semester Hours CHS I 000 Introduction to Chicana/o Studies ........................................ 3 CHS I 0 I 0 History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian and Coloni a l Periods ................. 3 CHS I 020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Pre ent . ................... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .......... . ........ . ............. . . . ...... 3 E lectives• ... . . ... ......... . .................. ............ ...................... 9 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 21 *El ec tiv es: A minimum of 9 se mest er hours of e l ec ti ves i s r e quired to co mpl e t e the m i nor. The courses ar e to be se l ec ted in consultatio n with a Chicana/o Studi es facu l ty advisor. COMPUTER SCIENCE Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences The M a thematic a l and Comp ut e r ciences Department offers a bachelor of sc ience deg ree in comp ut e r science. The dep a rtment offe r s a computer sci ence minor whi c h co mplement s such major s as m a the m atics, engineering technology, the other sc iences, and eco n o mics . All stu dent s who are consideri n g a major o r minor in computer science are expected to consul t with faculty for a dvising. The computer science major offer s the theory and a ppli cation of computer science which include pr o g ramming, data and file structu r es, dat a base , networking, architectu re, and softwa r e engineering. NoN-MAJOR CoURsEs IN CoMPUTER SciENCE The d e partment offers co urse s a s Computer Sc i e n ce Studies (CSS) that d o not count toward a majo r in com put e r science. Some of the cour es count toward majors in other pro grams. T h e Computer Scie n ce Studies cour ses a r e on topics appropriate t o com put er science but focused toward current , p artic ular exp ert ise. Major in Computer Science for Bachelor of Science The department offe r s a complet e de g ree program in c o mputer science that adh eres to the nationally recognize d standards set b y the Computer Sciences Acc r editat ion Board. Students are encourage d to contact the d e partm ent for further detail s (303-556-3 208). The Senior Experience course in com puter sci e nce i s CS14260. The CSl pr ogram inc ludes a requir e d mat h ematics minor. A g r ade of"C" o r b et ter i s r e quired in all CS! cour ses included in the m ajo r a well as in all courses included in the requir e d m a thematics minor. Required Core Courses Semester Hours C I 1300 Computer Science I* . , , . , ............................................ 4 C S I 2300 Computer Science 2 .......... ........................................ 4 CSI 2400 Compute r Organization and Assembly Language ............................ 4 CSI 3 1 00 Discr e t e Mathe m atics. . . . . . . . . . . . ........ . . ...... . . . . ...... . . . . . ... 4 CSI 3210 Principles of Programming L a n g uages ......................... ........... 4 Sl 3300 Foundation s of Fil e Structures .......................................... 4 Sub t o t al . .... . .... .......................... .... . . . . . . ..... . . . ..... ..... 24 *CS I 1 300 is a core course and part of the MTH minor . Required Advanced Courses CSI 4250 Software Engineering Principles . . . . . . . . .......................... 4 CSI 4260 Software Engineering Practices ....................................... . . 4 Choose two courses from: CSI 3060 Compute r Architecture and Systems Programming ............ . . . . . . ..... . . . . 4 CSI 331 0 Fundamental s of Database Systems ...................................... 4 CSI 4 300 Advanced D a t a Structures and A lgorithm Analysi s ...... ..................... 4

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118 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES A minimum of 8 additio n a l c r e d i t hours se l ec t e d from upper-d i v i s i on CS I co u rses . . . . . . . . . •..... 8 Subt otal . ................................................. .......... . ......... 24 Required Ancillary Courses COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ..............• ......................... 3 EET 2310 Digital Logic and Telecommunications ........••.......................... 4 PHJ 3360 Busine s Eth ics• ............................ . ..................... . . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . ................. . ......•........................... I 0 *PH/1030 , Ethics , may be sub titutedfor PHI 3360. MATHEMATICS MINOR . (RE QUIRED FOR THE COM P U T E R S CIENCE MAJOR)* MTH 1410 Calculusl .......................................................... 4 MTH 2140 MTH 2410 MTH 3210 Computatio nal Matrix Algeb ra•• ............ , •..........•............... 2 Calculus II ............................. . . , , ............. ........... 4 Probability and Statistics (C alc u lus-based) ...................... . . . . ..... . . 4 Two course chosen from: MTH 3220 Design of Experiments .........••.......... , •....................... . . 4 MTH 3250 Optimization Techniques I ............................................. 4 MTH 4480 umerical Analysis I ............• . . .................................. 4 Subtotal ................ .......... ....................................... , .... 22 *CS I 1300 is part of the math e mati cs minor. **MTH 3140 may be subst itut e d for MTH 2140 . Additional Course Requirements ENG 1 010 Freshman Co m position: The Essay• .... . . . . .......................... , ... 3 ENG I 020 Fre hman Composition: Analys is, R esearch , a n d D oc u mentation* ............... 3 SPE 10 I 0 Public Speaking• .. ... .... . . . . ....................................... 3 PHY 2311-2341 General Physics I , Lab l , General Physics II, Lab[[* -or-CHE 1800 , CHE 1810 , CHE 1 850* General C h em i stry I ,[], and Laboratory .................. 10 XXX XXXX Level U Gene ral Studies Historica l * . .... .... ....... ....... , ........ , ... 3 XXX XXX:X Level II General Studies-Arts and Letters• . . .............................. 3 XXX XXX:X Level II Genera l Studies Socia l Sciences• .... ............................ 6 Six ad d itional hours from t h e area of communication, historical , arts and letters, and/or social scie n ces .............................................................. . . ....... 6 Unrestricted Electives ............................................................. 3 Subtotal ..................................................................... . 40 *These co ur ses, along with MTH 1410 and PH I 3360 , count as General Studies courses. The Multicultural graduation requirement of 3 credit hour s must also be satisfied. Total................. . ............. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............•... 120 MINOR IN COMPUT E R S CIEN C E A gra d e of "C" or better is required in each co ur se included in the m inor . Required Cour es Se m ester Hours CSI 1300 Computer Science I . . ..•. . . . . . .............. . .••..................... 4 CS I 2300 Computer Science 2 ................................................. . 4 ELECTIVES A minimum of 12 semester h o urs chosen from CS I 2400 and upperd ivision CS 1 courses . ........ 12 Tot al ......................................................................... 20 EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES DEPARTMENT The Earth and Atmospheric Sc i e n ces D epartme nt (EAS) is com p osed of three se p a r ate disc i p l i n es: geog r ap h y , geo l ogy, and m e t eo r o l ogy . Th e d epart m e n t offers degrees in e n v ir on m e nta l sc i e n ce, l and u se a nd meteo r o l ogy, p rovi d i n g stude nt s w i t h a strong b ac k g r ound in t h e p h ys i ca l an d q uanti t at i ve as p ects of th e environment. Students will receive a bachelor of sc i ence degree exce p t when thei r foc u sed a r ea of inte r est in land use is urban l and use planning (bac h e l o r of arts degree). Each stude n t must have an EAS fac ulty advisor. [Visit Quick Facts at t h e departmen t website (http://c l em.mscd.edu/-eas/) for s p ecific fac ulty.]

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I SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 119 ' Minor programs are available in geography , geology , and meteorology. Students working toward teacher licensure in e ither science or soc i al studi es may take courses in geology, geography , or m e t eorology. tu dents worki n g toward seco ndary sc i e n ce teacher licensure in enviro nm e nt a l science must co n s ult an EAS environme nt a l sc i ence faculty adv i sor. Environmental Science The environmental cience major is an extended major (no minor r equired) designed as an entry-leve l major for MSCD students as well a for students transferring at t h e junior level from the community colleges wit h backgrounds in h aza rd ous materia l s or water qua lit y. Students may c hoose from s i x options (co ncentr ations) depending on their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary concentration pro vides students with a broad-based environmental science background, whereas the concentrations in ecological restoration , environmental chemistry , hazardous material , and water quality are more spe cialized . The envi r onmental science option for secondary s cience teacher licen s ure is the remaining concentrat i o n available to stu den ts. All concentrations, except for environmental sc ience for teacher licen ur e, r e qu i r e a uni fied co r e . (See Environme nt a l Science on page 1 24 of this Catalog.) Land Use The land use major is an extended major that combine general planning courses with a focused area of study , includi n g environment a nd resources, geographic informatio n systems , geology, or urban land u se planning , link e d by the vita l thread ofland use management . It a l so equip s stude nt s with a dynamic foundation for understanding issues and s olving p rob lems that confront the community and enviro n ment. The program is broad in scope and can be applied to a number of career objectives and graduate sc h ool programs. Opportunities exist in such areas as cartography , environment and resource manage ment , environ m enta l science, geogr aphic information systems , geo l ogy , mjning and mineral resources, planning , population analysis, recreational land use, r emote sensing, residential and industrial deve l op m e nt , transpo rt atio n , a nd a varie t y of other inte rr e l ated fields . ( ee L an d Use on page 1 39 of this Cat alog.) Meteorolog y Meteorology is the science of the atmosphere. Meteorologists are e mpl oyed in operat i onal meteorology, meteorological research , applie d m eteorology , a nd the media . The Meteorology Computer Laboratory provides access to real-time weather data and analy i s software su pp orted by the UN !DATA Program. The bache lor of science degree conforms to th e American Meteorological Soci e t y and ationa l Weather Serv ice recommendations for an unde r graduate meteorology d egree . A mat h ematics minor is a requirement of the meteorology m ajor. Students should contact a m e teorology facu l ty member to dis cuss degree programs , career opportunities , and gra du ate school op tion s. (See Meteorology o n page 149 of this Cata l og . ) ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Rol e and M i ss i o n Statement: Department of E n glish facu lt y share a heritage in w hi c h language , w riting, literature, a nd t h e art of teaching are valued as corner s tone s of a liberal e du cation. R e pr ese ntin g distiJ1Ct s peciali zations , we form a communi ty of readers and writer who purs u e the study of hum ane letters for both aesthetic a nd p r actical reasons. The English D e p artment provides s tudents from across the College with courses that fulfill the Leve l I General Studi es requirement i n English comp os iti on: English I 010 (Freshman Comp osition: The Essay) and English 1020 (Fres hm an Composition: Research , A n a l ysis , and Documentation) . The department a l so teaches literature and linguistics courses that meet the Level l1 Genera l Studies require ment in Arts and Letter s. 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 th e hu man conditio n that comes from the experience a nd appreciation of literature . For students m a j oring or mjnoring in English , the program provides a foundation in l ite r ature , language, writing , and teaching . Thus s tud ents ' command of written language , their ability to analyze concepts , and their broad understanding 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 g raduate work , in profe sio n s s u c h as law and higher education.

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120 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES English d e partm e nt faculty members d eve lop pr ofessio n ally in a variety of ways appro pri ate to their discipline s, f rom m a intainin g currency in the cu rri cula they teach an d the instr u ctional technology they e mploy to sc holarl y and creative work leadin g t o variou s forms of publication and presentation. They serve the College and community b y volunteering in sc hool s or other organizations conce rn ed with the written word a nd by sharing with their fellow citize n the insi ghts of teacher-scholars e du cate d in the tra dition of the liberal arts . Th e English Department offers instruction in lit e r ature, writ i n g, lan g ua ge, and lin gu i s tic s and in e le mentary and seco ndary English education. Courses in ea ch area appeal to s tud e nt s in every sc hool of the College who wish to re a d and under stan d repr ese nt ative l iter a ture s of the world ; to examine the prin ciples und e rlyin g how lan guage works ; and to c ulti vate their writing skills. The department inv ite s st udent s i n other disci plin es to se l ect English cou r ses to enhance their genera l e duc a tion . Students m ay also c h oose an English major or min or from areas lis t ed below . Stu dent s who are considering a m ajor o r minor in the Englis h D e partm ent a r e ex p ected to co n s u lt with fac ulty for advising. Stud ents in elementary or econdary lic e n sure programs should consu lt with advi so r s in the appropriate e du cation dep artme nt as we ll. The English major ma y choose a concentration in one of the foll owing: • lit erature • wr i tin g • elementary sc hool te ac hing , leadin g to licen s ur e • second ary sc hool t eaching, l ea din g to lice n s ure The English minor may choose a concentration in o n e of the following: • lan guage and lin guis tic s • literatur e • writing The English D e partment assesses the major in de s i gna ted Senior Ex p erie nc e courses. Portfolio s of pap e r s ass i gned throu g h these courses will b e read by member s of the faculty. Senior Ex peri ence course s should not be taken until the st udent's final year of s tudy. B ecause these courses m ay not b e offered every semester, students s hould discu s scheduling with English D epartment adv i sors. Further information is avai l ab l e in the English Department office . English Major for Bachelor of Arts LITERATURE CONCENTRATIO N The Englis h major , literature concentratio n , encompas es a ran ge of American , Br itish, and world lit eratu re . The program provide s a stro ng foundation of courses in literature and l anguage , seq ue n ced to cult i va te a sen e of litera ry d eve lopm e nt , an d fosters an inc r easing familiarity with majo r works and wri ters , critical theory, l i t erary terminology , and r e earc h materials. Bec a u se of their com mand o f the writte n l anguage , their ability to deal with ideas and concepts as well as facts, and their broader under stan d i n g of human natur e and social realities , lit e ratur e major s a re va lued in m any fields , inc ludin g aca deme , the law , and the world of business. Required Cou r ses Semester H ou r s ENG 2100 lntrodu ction to Literary Studies . . . . . . . .... ............................ 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Prese nt ........••.........••............ 3 ENG 3100 Studies in Chaucer, Shakespeare , and Milton .................... ........... 3 ENG 3440 Myth, Symbol , a nd Allusion ln Literature . . . . .............................. 3 ENG 4610 Theories and Techniques in Literary Criticism (Senior Experience course) ......... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 15 Three of these courses: ENG 2110 World Literature: Be ginnings to 1 600 .................... ..... . . .......... 3 ENG 2120 World Liter ature: 1 7th Cen tu ry to Pr e ent ................................. 3 ENG 2210 American Literature: B eg innin gs through the C i vil War ..........•............ 3 EN G 2310 Briti s h Literature: Beginnings to 1785 ......................... ........... 3 ENG 2330 Britis h Literature: 1 785 t o Present ....................................... 3 Subto tal ...................................•..........• ...........•............ 9 One of these courses: EN G 20 I 0 The Natur e of Language ..........••..........•..........••. ........... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 121 ENG 3020 H istory of the E n glis h Language ........ ........ . ............... ...... . . . 3 E G 3030 Semantics . .... . . .....................•.......••...... .............. 3 ENG 3 040 Morphology and Syn t ax ........................ .... ....... ...... ...... 3 Subro r al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . ............. 3 Six E lective (a t least 5 courses must be upper division): Development course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 3 Period co ur se ............................................................. ..... 3 Major a uthor course ................................•..................•.......... 3 Writing course ...... .................. .......................................... 3 Literature course ......... . . . ............. •.........•........•......... •......... . 3 Elective a t the 2000 or above le vel ................................... .... ............ 3 Sub r o ral ...... . ....... . . ......... . . . ....... .... . .........•................. . . . 1 8 Tara/ .............................................................. ........... 45 ELEMENTAR Y SCHOOL TEACHING CONCE TRATIO N The elementary school teaching co n centratio n in E n glis h , offe r e d in co njun ctio n w it h the Co l o rado State Department of Education lice n sure program, prepares future tea c h e r s of eleme nta ry ed u cation to under stand and teach the diverse s ubj ect matter requir e d for licens u re. The progra m w ill pro vide s tu d en t s with a s tr ong foundation in lit e r ature and literary genres; a so lid perspective on th e E n glish l a n guage, including its history , structur e , and co n s tituent ; and both theory and practice in composit ion , l anguage a rts , communicatio n , and teaching methodology. It also addresses the need to prepare teach ers to teach multicultural literature , accommodate cultural and e thnic dive r sity in langua ge and wri tin g, and communica t e effectively w ith a diverse population of studen ts. Required Courses Semeste r H o ur s Literarure Core Courses E G 2 100 Intr oduc t ion to Lit erary Srudies .............•........•........•......... 3 E G 2220 American Lit erarure : Civil War to Present .................... . . ........... 3 E G 3 100 Srudies in C haucer , Shakespeare , a nd Milton ... ............. . . .......... . . . 3 E G 3440 Myth , Symbol, and Allusion in Literature ....... ........... . . . . . .......... . 3 ENG 3461 Children ' s Literature: Theory a nd Pr actice....... . .... . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal . .... . ................... ................ . . . ............... . . ..... . ... I 5 Lan g uage/Linguistics Core Courses E G 20 I 0 The arure of L a n guage ............................................... 3 E G 3020 History of the English Language .............•. .................•... . . . . . 3 Subtotal ............. ......................•.. .... ...•..................... . ... 6 Writin g/C ompo ition Courses E G 2500 Art & Craft of Writin g -{)rE G 2520 Introduction to Creative Writing ........................ ..... . . . . ..... . . . 3 E G 3510 Advanced Co mp osition .......... . . . .... . . ...... . ...................... 3 Subtotal ..................... ......................................... ......... 6 Language Arts Core Courses E G 4650 Teaching Composit i on in the Elemen t ary School K-{; ...............•........ 3 ENG 4660 Teaching Literature and Language K -{; (Senio r Experience course) .............. 3 RDG 311 o• Foundations of Lit eracy Instruction in Grades P-{; ... ...............•.. ...... 3 Subtotal .... ......................... . . . .... . . ....... . . . . ............... . . . .... 6 English E l ectives Two upper-division English courses selected in co nsultati on with and approved by a desi g nated English advisor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 6 T o tal . ... ............................................ ......................... 39 •RDC 3 110 m ee t s part of th e reading requirem e nts for Col orado Stat e li censure and is counted unde r th e student's professional edu catio n requir e m ents. SECONDAR Y SCHOOL TEACHING CONCENTRATIO N The secondary education conce ntr ation in E n glis h , offered in co njun ction with the Colorado Sta t e Department of E du ca tion licensure pro g ram , prepares future seco ndary teachers of English to under s tand and teach th e d i ver e subject matter require d for licensure . This pr ogram eq uip s student s with a wide variety o f lang u age principles and skills; practi ca l experie n ce in de ve l oping and teaching the pro cesses of writing; sound know l edge of approac h es to literature and lit erary ge nr es; periods and a uthor s (incl udin g a s p ecia l focus on young adul t l i terature); and an under standi n g of communication

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122 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES and media as u ed in English studie . ln addition to meeting specified state and departmental require ments , this program offers students the opportunity to develop further specialization in writing, lan guage, or literature to complement the major. Required Courses Semester Hours I . Literature Core ENG 2100 Introdu ction to Literary Studies .................. ....................... 3 ENG 2210 American Literature: Beginnings through the Civil War -or-ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Present .......... . ........••........... . 3 ENG 3100 Studies in Chaucer , Shakespeare , and Milton . .......................... . . . . 3 E G 3440 Myth , Symbol, and Allu ion in Literature ........••..........••............ 3 ENG 3470 Young Adult Literature .......................................... ...... 3 Total ...................................•..........•............ .... . ......... 1 5 II. Language Core ENG 20 I 0 The Nature of Language ..........•..........•.......... . , . ............ 3 E G 3020 History of the English Language ....... . .......... . . ..................... 3 Total .....................................•..........•......................... 6 Ill. Compo ition Core E G 2500 Art & Craft of Writing ..........••.................................... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composi tion .......................... ...................... 3 Total.............................. ..................... . . . . . .......... 6 I V . Teaching English Core ENG 4600 Teaching Literature and Communication, 7-1 2 ................• . . ........... 3 ENG 4620 Teaching Composition, 7-12 ......................... . ................. 3 E G 4640 Teaching English, 7-12 (Senior Experience course) . ......................... 3 Total ....................................... ...... ........ ...... ............... 9 V. Upper Level E l ectives Three upper-division English courses , at least two of which mus t be literature courses , selected in consultat ion with and approved by a designated English advisor ............................ . 9 Total ...................................................................... ... 45 WRITING CONCENTRATION The w rit ing concentrat i o n major provides exte n sive study, pr actice , and op portuni ty for performance in var iou modes and genres of w riting as well as a foundation in the appreciation of tbe literary heritage in E n glish. The program immerses students in reading , writing , and language and helps prepare them for graduate sc hool or vocation while clearly placing them in t h e tradition of the lib era l arts . R equi red Courses Seme ter Hours I. Literature Courses Lower-Di vision Literature Courses 2000-level, including ENG 2100 ............................•..... .....•............. 9 Three hours must emphasize modem literature. Upper-Division Literature Courses : 3000-Level and/ o r 4000-Level ....................... ......................... . ..... 9 SemesTe r Hours of Literatur e R eq uired ............. ................. ................. 18 II. Language and Linguistics Course Select one , in consultation with a faculty advisor , from the departmen t's offe rings. S e m es t er Hours of Langua ge and Linguistics R equi red ..................... ... . .... . ...... 3 Ill. Writing Courses Entry Course: E G 2500 Art & Craft of Writing ......... ..... .................. ................ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . ................. . .............................. . 3 Writin g E lectives (In consultation with an English advisor , select fourthree must be 3000-leve l ) OM 2610 Introduction to Technica l Writing. .... . . . . . . . ........................ 3 E G 2520 Introdu ction to Creative Writing........ . ....•• ........................ 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition .......................................... ...... 3 ENG 352A Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry ............ .......................... 3 E G 3528 Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction. . ..........................•.... 3 ENG 352C Creative Writing Workshop: Drama ............... ....... . . . . . . . ......... 3 ENG 3530 Techniques of Critical Writing ............................•... .......... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 123 E G 3980 JRN 1100 Engli s h Cooperative Education .. ........ . . ........ ..... ................. 3 Beginning Reportin g ...................................... ........... 3 Subtotal . ......................................... . . . .... . ..... .. ... . ........ . 12 Specialized Writing Courses E G 3820 Writing Studio: Variabl e Topi cs (must be repe ated for c r e dit under two distinct titles ) 6 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . .............................................. 6 Senior Experi e n ce Course E G 4520 Advanced Writing ................................................... 3 T oral Semes t e r H ours of Writing R eq uired ................... . ........... . . ........ ... 24 T otal S e m es t e r H ou r s R e quired ..................................................... 45 E N G LIS H MINOR WRITING C oNCENTRATI O N The writing conce ntration minor prov ide s study, pra c tic e, and opportunity for performance in variou s modes and genres of writing as well as a foundation in th e appreciati o n of th e literary h e r i tage in Eng lish . The program involves stu d e nt s in reading, w ritin g, and language, and helps prepare t hem for g rad u a te school or vocation, while c learly placin g them in th e tradition of th e liberal arts. Students must meet with a wri tin g faculty advisor in o rder to understand prerequi ite s a nd select proper courses. I. Literature Course L ower-Division Liter atu re C our ses: 2000-Leve l , Includ ing ENG 2100 ..........•. . .... . .... ............... ......... . ... .. 6 U pp erDivi sion Literature Co urse: 3000-Level or 4000-L ev el. ............. .... . . ........ ........ . . . . ....... . . . .... . . 3 Subtota l ................. . .... ..... . . .... ............. .... ..................... 9 II. Language and Lingui stics Course: Select one, in consultation with a faculty advisor, from dep artment' offering . S e m es t e r H ours of Lan gu age and Lingu is ti cs R e quired ..................... . ............ . . 3 ln . Writing Co urse: Entry Cou r se : E G 2500 Art & C raft of Writin g ........ ............. . . . .. ........ 3 Subt o t al . ................................... . .. ....... 3 Writin g E l ectives (selec t three two must be 3000l evel) CO M 2610 Introduction t o Technical Writing............ . . .... . .... . . . . . .... . ... . 3 E G 2520 Introdu ction to C reati ve Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 E G 3510 Advanced Composition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 E G 352A Creative W ritin g Work shop: Poetry . . ...... . . . ...... . . . . ........ . . . . . .... 3 E G 352 B Creative Writin g Worksh op: Fiction . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ....... . . . . . .... 3 E G 352C Creative Writing W orkshop: Drama ..................... ................. 3 E G 3530 Techniques of Critical Writing... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 E G 3820 Writing Studio: Variable Topics ..... .............. .............. ........ 3 JRN II 00 Beginning R eporting ............. . .................................... 3 Subtotal ................................ • • ............ ......... . . . .... . . ....... 9 Seme s t er H ours of Writing R e quired ........ .......... ...................... . . ....... 12 T o tal Sem es t e r H ours R e quired . . . .... . ........ . ........................•. . ......... 24 LITERATURE CONCENTRATIO N The English minor with concentration in liter ature se rves students who seek to develop skills in read ing, writin g, and thinking about literary texts. The program i s de igned both fo r students interested in readin g diverse te x t s from many ages, culture, and genres a n d for s tudents w ho wi h to focus on a s in g l e age, culture or genre, for example, dramatic l iterature. Course s ho ul d be selected in con s ul tation wi th a faculty a dvisor in th e Department of E n g l i sh. I. Introductory Course: Semester H ours ENG 2100 I ntroduction to Liter ary Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 ll. Two co ur ses from the following: E G 2110 World Literatu r e : B eginnings to 1600. . . ............. . .. 3 ENG 2 120 W orld Literatu re: 17th Century to Present ........................ . ........ 3 ENG 2210 American Lite r atu re: B eginni n gs thr o u g h the Civil W a r . . .... 3 E G 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Present . . . . . . . . .......... ......... 3

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124 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ENG 2310 Britis h Lite rature: B eginnings t o 1785 .........•...................... . . . . 3 ENG 2330 British Liter ature : 1785 to Present ....... . . ... ... . ........... . . .......... 3 Subtotal. .......................... . ...................... ... ............ . ...... 6 Ill. Any period course (ENG 3 IIA, ENG 311 B, ENG 3IIC, ENG 3 IID , ENG 311 E, ENG 3IIF, ENG 3 IIG) -orA n y d eve l opment course {Ch oose one course from ENG 3210, E 3410) Subt o tal . ........... . rv . Departmental E l ect ives G 3230 , ENG 3240, ENG 3310 , E G 3330 , E G 3400 or ENG .................•. . ..... . ...... 3 One course at the 2000l eve l or above. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... ..... . . . . .... ............ 3 Two l iterature courses at the 3000-level o r above ............................. .....•..... 6 One 4000-level literatur e or literary criticism course .................. ..... ............... 3 Sub t otal . .............. ........ . . ................................ ......••..... 12 Total Semester H ours R e quir e d .................................. . •................. 24 LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS MINOR The lan g u age a nd lin guistics minor offers conce pt s about, theories of, an d a nalyti cal techniques in nat ural lang ua ge. It r e pre se nt s an intellectual disc iplin e in itself and sim ult a n eo u s ly serves the inter ests of futu re t eac her s, stu dent s of literature and wr itin g, and others who have a con t i nuin g fascinatio n with lan g u age as lan guage. The min or i s es p ecially complementary for m ajors in a nthropol ogy, E n g lish , foreign lan g uag e teac hin g, modern l a n guages, philosophy , psychology , sociology, s p eech com muni catio n , a nd tec hnical communication. The minor requires st ud ents t o engage in vigoro u s , progre ss i ve l y more explicit a nd preci se ana l y i s and synt he s i s as they examine facts a nd fallacies a bout the mir acle of langua ge. Required Core Courses Seme ter Hours ENG 20 I 0 The ature of Language ............................................... 3 Any four of the following six courses, ch ose n in consultatio n a n d with an approve d d epartmental a d v isor. E G 3020 History of the English Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 ENG 3030 Semantics ............................... .... . . ...............••.... 3 ENG 3040 Morphology and Syntax ............ . ........... . ........ ........ ...... 3 ENG 3050 L a n g u age and Society. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...• . . .......••.... ..... •• ... .. 3 ENG 3060 Modem Lang u age Theory .... . . . .... .... . ............ .. ................ 3 ENG 40 I 0 Studies in Lingui stics: Variabl e Topics . ................................... 3 Subt otal . . . . . . . ... .. .................................. . ................. . . . 1 2 Interdisciplinary elective courses. Any two courses chosen in consu l tation with and approved by depart ment a l a d v isor. ANT 2330 Cross-C ultur a l Communication ............••..........••...... . .... . . . . . 3 COM 3310 lntemational Technical Communications .... .... . ......................... 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Ling uistics: Variable Topic s .................••.... .... . . . ...... 3 E G 4990 Internship. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . ......... 3 PHI 1110 Language, Logic, and P ersuasion ...................... . . . . ........... 3 PHI 3120 Philosophy of La n guage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•.... . . 3 PSY 3570 Cognitive P sychology ................................•.... ............ 3 SED 4 200 L anguage D eve lopment and Reading Disabilities .... . .....•................. 3 SPA 3150 Spanish Phonetics: Theory and P ractice .................••..... . . ...... ... 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Lan g uage .......... ...... . . . . .................... 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition ...............................••..........• . . ... 3 SPE 3540 Phonetics and L ang uage Sample Analysis .................... ............. 3 SPE 3740 Psych o logy of Communication ........................•................. 3 S P E 3760 Cultural Influences on Communication ........ . . ...................•. . .... 3 WMS 2770 Gender and Communicatio n . . ................ . . . ....... . . ............ 3 (SP E 2770) Subtoral ........... . . ........ . . ...................................... . ......... 6 T o t al Semester H ours R equired . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . 2 1 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Department of E arth and A tmospheric Sciences The e nvir o nm enta l science major i s a n ex t en d e d major (no min o r require d ) d es i gned as an entry-level major for MSCD s tud e nt s as well as for stu d ents transferring as junior from the co mmunity colleges w ith ba c k grounds in h azardous material s technology or wate r quality . 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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 125 from six options (concentrations) depending on their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary concentra tion provides students with a broad-based environmental science b a ckground , whereas the concentra tions in hazardou s materials, water qua l ity , e nvir o nm enta l chemistry , and ecological restoration are more specialized. The environmental science option for s econ da ry sc i ence teac h er licen ure is the remaining concentration avai l ab l e to students. All concentrations , except for environmental science for teacher licensure, require a unified co r e . Interested students should go to the Department of Earth and Atmo s pheric Sciences (Science 231) to be assigned an ad vi or and to pick up advising and career option s he ets. Students int erested in teacher lic e n ure in econdary science should consult an advi s or in envi r onmental science and see the teacher education portion of this Catalog. Environmental Science Major for Bachelor of Science Core Requirements for E nvironmental Sc ien ce Concentrations (except for Secondary Science Teacher Licensure) Semester Hours BIO I 0 8 0 General introduction to Biol ogy ........ . . ............. ........... . 3 BIO I 090 Gener a l Introduction to B i olo g y Laboratory . .. ................ ! C ET 3320 Environmental Imp a ct Statements ....... . . .............. . . . 3 C OM 36 7 0 Writing for the Environmental industry ( Prerequisite : C OM 2610 or penni sion o f ins tructor ) ... . .......... . . ....... . 3 E NV 1200 introducti o n to Env ironmental Scien c e .......................... . . . .... . . . 3 E NV 4200 En v ironmental Poli cy and Plannin g . .......... . . . ... ... . . . . .... ......... . 3 GEG 1220 Map U se .................... .... . .... ............ .................. 2 MTH 1210 Introduction to Stat i s tic s ................ ............ ........ . .......... 4 MTH 3240 E n v ir o nmental Stati stics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 4 Su b t o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . . ...... 26 Students must s elect one of the following Senior Experience co ur ses: BIO 4510 Micr o bial E colo gy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... .................. 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology . ...... . . . . . . ......... ................................. 4 C HE 4950 Senior Ex perience in Chemistry .. ...... ..•. .......• . . ....... . . . . . ....... 3 ENV 4960 Global Environmental Ch a llen g e s . . . . ........... ....... .................. 3 E NV 49 7 0 E nvironmental Field Studie s . . . . . . ............•........... 3 Su b t o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Students must select one of the following Internships (minimum 3 credit hours): BlO 4990 Intern hip in Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 C HE 4650 Chemi s try Work E xp e rienc e / Cooper ative Edu ca tion . . . . . ........ . ............ 4 GEG 4950 Intern s hip in Land U s e . . . . .... ................................ . ..•. . . . 3 GEL 4950 Intern s hip in Geolo gy ........................... ................ ...... 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . ... 3 T o t a l Cor e R e quir e m e nts . . . ....... . ........ . . .... . . ...... .......... . . . . .......... 32 Required General Studies Courses MTH Ill 0 Colle g e Algebra (General Studie s-LeveliMath e matics ) . ..................... 4 C H E 1800 Gener a l Chemistry I ( Gener a l Studie s -Le ve l !Iatural Science ) ...... .... . ... .. 4 GEL 1010 Gener a l G eo logy ( Gen e ral Studi e s-L evelll-a tur a l Scien c e ) ................... 4 Total G e neral Studies c our se (se e G e neral Requirements Bro c hur e ) ............ . ........... 36 ( Stud e nt s who ha ve n o t had a compwe r co ur se w ill b e r e quir e d t o tak e CSS I 0 I 0/CMS I 0 I 0 .) MULTIDISCIPLI NARY CON C ENTRATI O N Student are required to elect courses in Biology , Chemistry , Geography , Geology , Mathematics , and Meteorology , as well as elective courses in con ult ation with a discip l ine advisor totaling a minimum of 42 hours. Environmen t a l Science Core ............. .... . ..................................... 32 Biology (9 hours minimum ) BIO 1180 Gener a l Organismic Biolog y ..................... • ............ ......... 4 BIO 2100 General Botany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ........... o ••••••• o o o • • • 5 BIO 2200 Gener a l Z oo logy ... . . . .... 0 •• 0 ••••• • • o ••••••• 0 o •••••••• o ••••••••••••• 5 BIO 2400 Gener a l Microb i olog y ..... .................... o •••• • • • •••••••••••••••• 5 BIO 3140 Plant Phy siology. .... . ....... ... . . ........•........•..... . . . o •••• 5 BIO 3180 V as cular Plant Taxonom y .... 0 . 0 0 •••• 0 . 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 • • •••••• 0 •••••••• o •••• 4 BlO 3360 Animal Phy sio l o g y ... ...... o ••••••••• o ••••••• o •••• • •••• o ••• •••••• o ••• 4

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126 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 8 1 0 3550 810 4120 810 4450 810 4510 810 4540 8 1 0 4550 Sub t otal ..... Urban Ecology ....... . . . . . . ..... ....••..........•............ . . . .... 4 Algology ...... ............. .......•...........•......... ...... .... 4 Pathogenic Microbiology ....•........................ ................. 5 Microbial Ecology ....................... . . ....... •..........•....... 4 Plant Ecology .... .... ........ ............ ...................• ....... 4 Animal Ecology ...... . . .... . .........•...... ....••. ........••....... 4 ••••••••••••••••••••••• ••••••••••••••••••••••• •••••••••• • • • • • • 0 ••• 9 C h emistry (9 hours minimum) CHE 1810 General Chemistry II (required) ......... ............ o ••••••••••••• o o • ••• 4 CH E 1850 General Chemi try Laboratory (recommended) ..........••. .... ...... ....... 2 CHE 2100 Introduction to Organic a nd Biolo gical Chemistry .......... 0 •••••••••• 0 ••••• 5 CH E 3050 Environmental Chemis try ............ 0 •••••••••••••••• •••••••• •••••• • • • 3 CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I .... . . ... ... .......... ........... . 0 •••••••••••••• • 4 CHE 3110 Organic Chemi try II ... ........ . ............. ....••... .......•....... 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ..... ... ... . ............ ....... . . . ....... 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemi try Laboratory II ....... ....... . . ....••... .......••...... 2 CHE 3890 Science and Public Policy: Variable T opics ... . ............ . . o •••••••••••• 1-3 Subt o tal....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........•............. 9 Geography ( 9 hours minimum ) ENV 1400 World Resource s ...... ................••.........•...... . ....•...... 3 ENV 3400 Water Resources .... 0 •••••••••••• • • ••• 0 0 0 • 0 • • 0 •••• 0 •••••••••• • o • • •••• 3 ENV 3620 Population, Resources, and Land U s e ................. ..•.. .... . . .... . . ... 3 ENV 4410 Water Law ........ . ......................... .............. .... . .... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands ...... ... . . . . .................... . . .....•.... ......•...... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Plannin g ............... . ...... . ............... . .......•..... . 2 GEG 4 8 Workshop on Environmental Issue (adv i s or approv e d ) .....•...........•..... 3 GEG 4900 Environmental eminar (advisor approved ) . ............. 0 • • • • • • ••••••••••• 3 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic lnfonn ation Systems ...........•...........•.... 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensin g ......... ...... . .................................... . 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic lnfonnation Sy terns . . . . . . . .... ............ .. ... . ... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/ I FO to atural Resources Management ...........•..... 3 Subt o t a l ................... ........................ .. .......................... 9 Geology (9 hours minimum) ENV 3540 Advanced Geol ogic and E nvir onmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ............ 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology (required ) ....... ....... . ....... . ....... ...••.... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environmental Hazards and Planning .... . .... 0 •• 0 • ••• ••• •••• o •••• o • o • o ••• 3 GEL 3 120 Advanced G e omorpholo g y . ................••............... .... . . . .... 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology . 0 ••••••••••••••• 0. 0 0 . 0 . 0 . 0 ••• 0 ••••••• • 0 0 ••••• • ••• 0 •••• 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources .. ............................. .. ... . 0 0 ••••••••••• o • • • 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources ....•...... ...••.......................... 4 GEL 4150 Hydrology .......... o •••••••••••••••• o . o o •••••••• o . o o ••• • ••••• o o ••• 3 Subtotal ...................... ....•..........•...........••..........•. ... 0 • ••• 9 Mathematic s (3 hours minimum ) MTH 1120 College Trigonometry ................ ................................. 3 MTH 1400 Precalculus M athematics ............. ...................... ...... 0 •••• 4 MTH 1410 Calculus I (recommended for students considering graduate schoo l ) . ........ o •••• 4 MTH 2410 Cal culus ll .................................. . . ................... . . 4 Subtotal ......... . . ............. o o o . o o •••••• • o •• o ••••••• • o o • • o o o •••• o o o. o • • • • • • 3 Meteorology (3 hours minimum ) MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology ...... ........................... . ......... . 3 MTR 2400 !ntroduction to Atmospheric Science ( recommended ) . ............. . .......... 4 MTR 3100 Air Pollution ................ ...................................... . . 3 MTR 3 400 Synoptic Meteorology .... .......... . . . . . . . . . 0 ••••••••••••• 0 • • • ••••••• 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................•... .... . . ..•........ 3 Total Multid isc iplinary Cou rses ........................ . . ............•............ . 42 General Studies . ................. 0 • •••••••••• 0 ••••••••••••• 0 • • •••••• 0 ••••••• o ••• 36 Additional Electives ... ........... ..... . ...•• ..........••......... . • • ..... . . . . . . . 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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 127 HAZARDO S MATERIAL CONCENT RATIO N Environmental Scie n ce Core .... . ...................•........•........•...... 32 Additional Required Cour e CHE 1810 e n eral hemistry II ...................................•.......•..... 4 CHE I 50 General hemi try Laboratory ......................................... . 2 C H 3050 E nvir onmental Chemistry .................... . . . ...................... . 3 C H E 3100 Organic Chemi try I ................................................ . 4 C H E 3120 Organic hemistry Laboratory I . . .................................... . . . 2 ENV 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards Denver and Vicinity ............ 2 E V 4000 E n vironmental Geo l ogy . ....... ....................................... 3 GEL 3420 oil R esources .... ....................... ........................... 4 0 H A E n v ir onmental Health and afety (0 I-lA 40-hour course) ..................... 3 (offered as continuing education course at Front Range (FRCC) and R ed Rocks (RR ) ommunity Colleges) Sub i olal .......................................................... ..... ....... 2 7 Red Rocks Community ollege curre n t l y offers the following continuing education courses through its Rocky Mountain Education Center (http://www.rrcc.cccoe .edu/RMEC/index.html). These cour e are currently undergoin g the curriculum approval proces and will soon be offered for the following acad emic c r e dit. These courses, along w ith the two regular courses (F T I 07 and WQM 121 ), are require d . Red Rocks Commun ity College o nt inuing Ed ucati o n Cour ses CETC 155 Introdu ction to Environmental Law .................................. . . . . I CETC 156 Successful Enviro nmental Management ....... ... . ............... ......... I 0 HA 201A Hazardous Material .......................... ...................... . . 2 RMEC 902 Indu strial Emergency Re pon se: Hazardou s Materials Technician -Level) ......... 2 RMEC 903 Indu strial Emergency Respon e: Hazardou s Materials Incident Command Level 5 .. 2 R ed Rocks Community ollege-Re gula r ourses FST I 07 Hazardous Materials Operations ................................... . .... . 3 WQM 121 Environmental Sampling and Volume Measurement. .............•........... 4 Sublo l al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Electives from M CD..................................... . . . . . ............ 1 0 Gene ral tudies .................. ............................................... 36 To1al for Ha zardous Malerials Concenlralion. . . . ................................. 120 WATER Q ALITY CONCENT RATIO N Environmental Scie n ce Core ........ . '' ......... . ' ... : ..... ' ........ ' .... ' '32 Addi t ional Required Courses C H E HE H E H E H E GEL GEL MTR OSHA 1 810 1 850 3050 3100 3120 3150 4150 2400 General Chemistry II ................ .......................... . ...... 4 Gene ral Chemi try Laboratory ............•.......•••................... 2 Environmental Chemistry ........................................ ..... . 3 Organic Chemistry I ............. . . ........ .......................... . 4 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I .............. .... . ...................... 2 Hydrogeology. . . . . . . . . . . ........................ ..•.......... 3 H ydrology ................ .... .... . ...... . . . . ............... ... ... . 3 Int roduction to Atmospheric cience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Environmental Health and afety (OS H A 40-hour course) ..................... 3 (offe red as co ntinuin g education co ur e at Front Range and R ed R ocks Co mmuni ty Colleges) Sub i o l al .......................................•........•........•........•... 28 Red Rocks Community College R equired Courses WQM I 00 Introduction to Water Quality Management . . . . . . . . . ...................... 3 WQM 119 Basic Water Quality Analy i . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . ........•........... 4 WQM 121 Environmental a mplin g and Volume Measurement. ......................... 3 WQM 216 B iological and Bacteriological Water Quality Analys i s ...... , ................. 4 Sublotal ' .... ' . ' ' ''.'.'.' ''.''. ' . ''.'.' ' .''.'.''.' 14 elect I 0 hours from the following cou r ses: BIO 2400 General Microbiolo gy ..........• .................... .............. . ... 5 BIO 3550 Urban Ecology .................. .................................... 4 B I O 4120 A l go lo gy ............ .................•....................... .... . 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ......................•............................ 4 CET 3330 Environmental Techno l ogy Proce s es ........................ . ............ 3

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128 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES E NV 3 4 0 0 W a t e r Res o ur ce ....................... . • ............................ 3 GEL 3420 S oil R es our ces ... . .............................. . .......... . .... . . . . 4 M T R 3100 A ir P o lluti o n ................. . . . . ........... ..... .............•..... 3 WQM I 0 5 Sp ec ific C alculati o n s for Water Qu ality Managem e nt (RR CC) . . ....... . ........ 4 WQM 200 H y draulic s f o r Wa t e r Quality M a n age m e nt ( RR CC) ............. ..... ...... . . 4 S u b t o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 129 Environmental Science Major for Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Core Requirements Semester Hours BIO I 080 General Introduction to Biology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory.... . .... ........... . . . . I ENV 1200 I ntroduction to Environmental Science ........................ . . . . ... ..... 3 GEG 1220 Map Use............... ....... .. .... . .... . .... . ......... 2 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ............................................... 4 Subtotal ..................................•................................... 13 Senior Experience ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenges .......... ....... . .... .... . . I nternship EDS 4290 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-12 .. Total Care Requir e ments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... . Additional Science Requirements: .. .. 3 .. 12 .. 28 BIO 1180 General Organismic Biology ........................................... 4 CHE II 00 Principles of Chemistry . . . .. . . . . .. .. . . . .............. . .......... 5 CHE 2100 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry . . . ........... 5 ENV 3400 Water Resources. . . .... . .... . . . . . . . ............................. 3 ENV 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazard sDenver and Vicinity . . . 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ........................... .............. •..... 3 GEL 1010 General Geology ........................... .... ..................... 4 GEL 1030 Historical Geo logy........ ...... . . • . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ................................. .... . . .... ............ 3 GEL 4150 Hydrology ..........................................•........• . .... 3 G I S 2250 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems ......................... ... 3 MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 4 PHY 20 I 0 College Physics I . .. .. . . . . . . .................................... 4 PHY 2020 College Physics ll....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 2030 College Physics I Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. I PHY 2040 College Physics II Laboratory. . . .................................... I Total Additional S c i e nce R equire m e nt s . . . . ... 53 General Studies : ENG I 0 I 0 Freshman Composition: The Essay ....................................... 3 E G I 020 Freshman Composition: Analysis, Re earch , and Documentation . . . . . . . ... 3 MTH 1400 Precalculus Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SPE I 0 I 0 Public Speaking . . ... . . . .... . ................................... 3 History-General Studies (elective course) ..... .... . . .... . . . ........... . ................ 3 Arts and Letters-General Studies (elective courses) . . . ...................... 6 Natural Science-General Studies requirement satisfied under Additiona l Science Requirements Social Science-General Studies requirement sa tisfied under Secondary Education Requirements Multicultural Requirement satisfied under Secondary Education Requirements Total General Studi es . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Secondary Education Requirement : EDS 311 0 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools. . . . . .. 3 EDS 3120 Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools ................... 2 E DS 3200 Educational P sychology Applied t o Teaching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 EDS 3210 Standards-Based Curriculum , Assessment, and Classroom Management in the Secondary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 EDS 3220 Field Experience in Standards-Based Teaching , Assessment , and Mana ge ment in the Secondary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 E DT 3610 Applications of Educational Technology ..................... . ............. 2 RDG 3280 Teaching Literacy Skill Development in the Content Areas .................. . . 4 SCI 3950 Teaching Science in Middle and Secondary Schools. . . . ..... ............. 3 SED 3600 The Exceptional Learner in the Classroom . . . . ............ 3 Total Secand01y Education R eq uir e ments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Total for Secondary S c ience T eacher Li ce nsure Concentration in Environmental S cie nce. . . ... 128

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130 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ENVIRONMENTAL S TUDIES MINOR Required Course Seme ter Hours E V 49XX Environmental Seminar (a d visor approved) ........... 3 Select 6 hours from the following list: BIO 1010 Ecology for on-Majors ........................... .... . . .............. 3 BIO I 080 Genera l Intr oduction to Biol ogy ............... ...... . . . . ........ ........ 3 B I O 1 090 Genera l Intr oduction to Biolo gy Laboratory . .... . ...... . .... . .............. I CHE I 0 I 0 Chemistry and Society . ................ .... ........................... 3 CH E I 800 General Chemistry I .................................................. 4 ENV 1200 Introduction to Environme nt a l Science . . . ............................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 6 Select 6 hours from the following list: ECO 3450 Environmental Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 3 HJS 3880 American Environmenta l History .... . ................................... 3 PSC 316B Readings in Public Administration I ................•..................... 3 PSC 3230 Environmental P olitics . . . . . .......................................... 3 PSY 3550 Environme nt al Psychology ............................... . .... . ........ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 6 Select 6 hours of electives (including any courses listed above or below): BIO 3550 Urban Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . ........ 4 CET 3320 Enviro nm ental Impact Sta t e m ents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 CHE 3890 Science and Public Policy: Variable Topics ......................... . . .... I-3 COM 3660 Variab l e Topics in Industrial and Technica l Communications .................. 3 ENV 1400 World Resources .......................................•............ 3 ENV 3400 Water Resource s .......................... . ...... ................... 3 ENV 4200 Environmenta l Policy an d Planning ................. . ...... ..•.. ... . . .... 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution .......................................... ..... . . ...... 3 XXX XXXX Any environmental topics course (advisor approved) ......................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ....... .... . . .................. 6 Total for Environmental Studies Minor ............................................... 2 1 GERONT OLOG Y MINOR-DEPARIMENT O F IIEALm PROFESSIONS Ed u ca tio na l Goals and Outcomes Upon com pletion of the gero nt o l ogy min o r , the stu dent will be ab l e to: Core Exit B ehaviors examine socio l ogical, psycholo gica l an d biologicaVphys i o l ogical theories of aging. de cribe tbe underlying biological / physiolo gical processes a sociated with aging and tbe challenges the e pre sent. describe the effects of ethics, econo mic s a nd policy dec i s i ons have on the b i o l ogicaVp h ysio l og i cal, soc i o log ical , psychologica l and cultural aspects of aging and the resulting challenges . • investigate the changes occurring in society resulting from our aging population. • apply aging theories , ethics, economics conditions and aging related policy decisions to a practical experi ence involving the aged or services for the aged. Ori enta ti on Exit B ehav ior (based on orientation area selec ted by the studen t ) Lib era l Arts • examine attitudes toward older culturally diverse people to disc over ways that aging is portrayed . Profe ssio nal Practice • provide direct services to olde r culturally diverse people a nd their families, a dm inister and plan programs and services or work to modify social ins tituti ons and policies . Students must comp l ete all of the following core course requirem ents and at l east nine (9) c redit hours from e ith er the liberal arts orientation or tbe pr ofessiona l se r vices orientation. R e qu ired Core Courses Semester Hour s HES 38 1 0 -orBIO 3530 Physiolo gy of Aging for Non Biolo gy Majors ..............•.........•..... 3 HES 4520 I nternship in Gerontology ...................................•........ 3-6 PS Y 3270 A dulth ood and Aging ............... .... .......... ...... ... . .......... 3 SOC 1 040 Introduction to Social Geronto logy..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . .. 3 Subtotal ....... ............................... . ............ . . ..... .......... I 2-15

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 131 The first three (3) required core courses must be taken prior to se l ect i ng course s from an area of orien tation. HES 4520 (Internship in Gerontolog y ) mus t be taken the last semester of minor course work. It may be taken with one other approved course from the orientation options. You must c ontact the geron tolo gy advisor the s emester before you plan to register for this course . Students must select a minimum of nine ( 9 ) c redit hour s from one of the following orie n tations. Th es e courses must be app r oved by the ge r onto l ogy adviso r in t h e D epart m e n t of Health Profess i o n s . LIBERAL A R T S ORIENTATION LES PSY so c soc SPE 2 33 0 22 7 0 3040 3100 4 7 60 Advo c a cy , Leisur e , and the Aging Adult .......•.......................... 3 Death and D y ing . ................................. .... .............. 3 Contemporary I ssues in Ger o nt o l og y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . ..... 3 Death and Dyin g .......................... .. ...... ......... ......... 3 Communic a tion and the Eld e rly ........ . ........ . ...............•....... 3 PROFESSIONAL S E R V I CES ORIENTATIO N H C M HSL LES L E S U T PSY SWK SWK 3020 1420 2330 3070 3100 22 7 0 3 0 20 3030 Man ag ement Principl es i n Health Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Acti v i ty and Fitn e ss Pro gram s for the E lderl y. . . . . . . . . . ................... 2 Adv ocacy , Leisure , and the A ging Adult ................................. . 3 Health and Movement Problems in the Aging Adult. . . . . . . .... . . . . . ..... . . . . . 3 utriti o n and A ging .... . ........ ..... . . . . . .... . . . .... . . . . . .... . . . . . . . 3 D e ath and Dyin g .................... . ... ........................... . 3 C as e Man ag ement in S oc i a l Work Pra ctic e. . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Soci a l Work with the Aging ............................................ 4 Total hour s f o r G e r o nt o l ogy Min o r . . . . . . ....................... 2 1 Students may select a gerontology topics course or an independent study course that deals with agin g if it is appropriate for their selected orientation and ap p roved by the gerontology advisor. HISTORY DEPARTMENT Histor y Major for Bachelor of A rts The History major requires a minimum of 42 semester hours including 15 hours in required courses and an additional 27 hours in courses primarily selected from three diffe r e n t categories . History majors , with the exception of those seeking Secondary Education Licensure in Social Studies, must complete a minor in another discipline in order to graduate . Hist ory majors who are in the Sec o n dary Education Social Studies Licensure Program are required to take other specific social science cour s es in lieu of a minor. Those specific courses are listed under Teacher Education in this C a tal og. All s tudents shou l d check with a departmental adv i sor i n order to make a proper selection of courses. Required C our s e s Semester Hour s HIS 1010 Wes t e rn Civilization t o 1715 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HJS 1020 Western Ci v ilization s ince 1 715.. . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . .... . . .......... . 3 HlS 1210 American His tory to 1 865 ............ . ......................... .... ... 3 HIS 1220 American History sinc e 1 86 5 . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . • . . . . . . 3 HJS 4820 Seni o r Seminar .............................. . .........•. ....... . . ... 3 Subt o tal ... ............. . . . .... . ........ . .................................... . 15 In addition to the required courses ( 1 5 hours) students also need to take at least three courses ( 9 hours) from Category l: American History Chro n o l ogica l Seque n ce; at l east two co ur ses (6 h o ur s) from Cate gory II: European History Chronological Sequence; and at least two courses (6 hours) from Category UJ: Enrichment Courses. The rema i ning two courses (6 hours) may be taken from any of the I , II, or I ll categories or they may be selected from among any of the other courses offered by the History Depart ment. All history majors must take at least one history course that treats the developing world . Whe n se l ecti n g the 9 co u rses (27 c r e dit s) as desc rib e d above , secondary ed uca t ion soc i a l science lice n sure students must s elect at least six cou r ses designated by an asterisk (*) from Categories I , Il or Ill. Secondary Educa t ion students s h ould include at least some world history , suc h as HlS 1250 , 1 940, 3041 o r 3051 , in the i r selection of asterisked courses . With departmental permission , Secondary Education students may s u bstitute HIS 40 10-Methods ofTeach ing Secondary c h ool, for HIS 4820-Senior Sem i nar.

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132 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES C at ego r y I: American History Chronolog i ca l Sequence (se l ect at l eas t three courses) HIS 3410 American Colonial History .............................. . ............. . 3 H I S 3430 America n R evolution and Earl y National P e riod, 1 7631848* ..... .......•..... 3 HlS 3520 C ivil War and Recon struc t i on• ...... .... . ..... . . . ...............••...... 3 HIS 3540 Emerge nce of Modern U.S. , 1 8771920 ........................... ........ 3 HIS 3640 U.S. World War I throug h W orld War II . . ...... . .......•.........•....... 3 HIS 3660 Recent U .S., 1945-1970s• . . . ...... . . ......................... . ........ 3 Subto t al ................. . ......... ......... . .................................. 9 C at egory II: Eu rop ea n Hi s tory Chronological Sequence (se l ect at l east two co ur ses) HJS 3031 A ncient Gre ece•. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .... . . ...... . ........ . . . . . 3 HJS 3060 Rome and the Caesars•. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... .... . . . 3 HIS 3120 Medieva l History• ... . . . ..... ..... ..... .... . . .............. . . . . ...... 3 HIS 3140 Renaissance and Reformation• .... . . ...................•.........•...... 3 HIS 3200 Early Mode m Eur ope, 1 6481789* ..................... .... .............. 3 HIS 3210 F r ench R evo lution and Napoleon ............••.........•................ 3 HIS 3230 Nineteenth Cen tury Euro pe• ............. . .............................. 3 HIS 3260 Twentieth Century E urope , 1 914-2000* .......••.........•.........••..... 3 Subto t al ....................................................................... 6 Ca t eg or y III : Enrich ment Co ur ses (se l ect a t l east two co ur ses) HIS I II 0 Colora d o History I • ...... .... ........ . .................. .... . ..•..... 3 H 'IS 1250 China, Japa n , Korea since 1800* .... . .... ...... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 HIS 1650 Women in U.S. History . . . ............. ................. . ............ . 3 HIS 1920 His t ory of t h e C hic ana/o in th e Southwest: 1 8 1 0 to Present ... . . . . . . . . . ..... ... 3 HIS 1940 Survey of African History• .......... . ..................•.........••.... 3 HIS 2770 World of I s lam ...................................................... 3 HIS 3041 World His t ory to 1500* .........................................•..... 3 HIS 3051 W orld H i story since 1500* . ......................... . . ................. 3 HIS 3090 ative Americans i n American His tory .........•....................•.... 3 HIS 3240 Russia : P eter the Great to t h e Present ............... .................. . ... 3 HIS 3290 Nazi Germany . . . . .... ..... . .... .... . ............ . ...... . 3 HIS 3310 England to 1714 ......... ................... ................. . . . .... . 3 HIS 3320 England since 1 714 ........ .... .... .......... . . . . .... . . . . .... . .... ... 3 HIS 3570 African American H istory I . .... . ...... .... . ........................... 3 HIS 3580 African Amer ican Hist ory 11. . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . ••.... 3 HIS 3590 American Immigrat i o n History ....... ........ ....... . . . . ......... . .... . . 3 HIS 3700 Modern China ..................... . . . ... ........................... 3 HIS 3740 Modern Japan ................. . ...... . . ............................. 3 HIS 3830 The Mexican R evo lution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 Subtotal . .......... . ........................................................... 6 Required courses ...... .............. .... . ..•....... .................. . . ........ 15 Category I. .... . . . . . . . .......................................................... 9 Category D ..............••......... ....... . ..•. . . ........ . . ..... ............... 6 Category Ul ............•.....................•.........••..........•........... 6 E l ectives ....... . ........... . . .................................................. 6 Total...................................... .... ................ . ...... . . . . . . 42 Grade Aver ag e Students m a jorin g in his to ry must m aintain at le ast a 2.0 ave rage in their history courses. Advising H i story majors shou l d cons ult with a depart m e n tal a dviso r to select the co ur ses i n other discipli n es that co mplement their area of concentration in the major . MINOR IN HIS TOR Y There are three diffe rent conce n tration s available to student s seeking a his tory minor: regu l ar his tory con centration, Americ a n West history concentratio n , 20th-century s t u dies history concentration. REGULA R HISTORY CONCENTRATION R e quir e d Courses Semester H ours HJS I 010 Western Civilization to 1715 ....... ................... . . ....... . ....... 3 HIS I 020 Western Civilization since 1715 ...............................• . . ....... 3 H I S 1 2 1 0 America n His t ory t o 1865 . . ............... ...... .... . . .... . ............ 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 133 HIS Total. E l ectives 1220 American His tory s inc e 1 865 .................... . .... 3 . ... 12 A minimum of 9 additional se mester hours in history i s requir e d. The hour s mu s t be upp e r-di vi ion a nd s hould b e s elected in consu ltat ion with a departmental a d v i sor. No m ore than 2 se m es t er h o ur s in HIS 3890 readings courses m ay be co unted toward the minor without prior written a ppro va l from the d e part ment. AMERJCAN WES T HISTORY CONC ENTRATION Required Cou r ses Semester Hour s HJS II 00 Amer i ca n W est. . . . . . • . . . . . ...................... 3 HIS Ill 0 Colorado History I . . . . . . . ........................................... 3 HIS 1 2 1 0 America n History to 1 865 . . . . . ................... 3 HIS 1220 American Hist ory since 1865. . .. ...... . ...................... ....... . 3 T o tal. . .............. .... . . .... . . . ..... ..... 12 Elective A minimum of9 additional history se me s ter hour s treating the American West is required , all of which must be upper-divi ion. TWENTfETH-CENTURY STUDIE S HISTORY CONCENTRATION Requ ire d Co ur ses Semester Hou rs HIS 1 220 American History since 1865 . . .................... 3 HIS 2010 ontempo r ary W orld History... . ................... 3 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 6 Electives : A minimum of 15 a dd itional hour s treating 20t h-century history is required , 9 of which must b e upper-division . Grad e Average Student s minoring in his tory must maint ain a 2 . 0 ave r age in th ei r his tory cour ses. SECOND ARY SCHOOL EDUCATION LICE NSURE IN SOC IAL SCIENCES Stud en t s majoring in history m ay combin e their major with othe r course in the socia l scie n ces and in ed u ca tion to earn secondary e du cation licen sure. The requirements of thi s pro gra m are in c lud ed unde r the Teacher Education Dep art m e nt section of this Cata log. PRELAW COURSES Several hi sto ry cour es are of p art i cular imp orta nce t o le ga l s tudi es . These include HIS 1 2 1 0, HIS 1220, HIS 3460, a nd HIS 3680. Stude n ts inter este d in pr e l aw co ur ses are ur ged t o cont act the d e p artme nt a d v i sor. MINOR IN INTERDISCIPLINARY LEGAL STUDIES Th e interdisci plin ary le ga l s tudi e minor i d esig ned to s how s tud e nt how the var iou s di sc iplin es in the hum a niti es a nd socia l scie nces t r eat questions of l aw and justice . The interdi sc iplinary l egal studie s minor i s not a prelaw prep aratory pro g ram o r p a ral ega l tr a inin g. I ts goal i s to c r oss di sc iplin es so that tud en t s can unders tan d how the hum anities and soc ial science s illuminate the princip l e , practices, a nd poli cies of the la w. Required Co ur ses Semester Hour s C JC 2000 Introduction to Lega l Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 ENG 3 700 Lit e r ature an d the Law . . . . . . .................................. ...... 3 HIS 3680 The Court in Cr i sis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PHJ 3430 Phil osophy of L aw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 3 PSC 3120 American Co n s tituti ona l Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .............. . 3 SOC 3550 Sociolo gy of L aw . . . . . . . . . . . • . . .•.... 3 xxx xxx Seminar i n Legal Topics (interdi sc iplinary t eamtau g ht cour e) . . . . ..... .... . . . 3 Sub t o t a l . . . . . . ........... . .... . . . . . .... . . . . . . . ...................... 21 Students will se lect one law-rela te d course from the courses listed below or approved by the interdi sc i plinary legal studies minor advisor: C J C 2 1 00 Substantive Criminal Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HIS 3 4 60 Foundati o ns of the American Co nstituti o n ................................. 3 MGT 221 0 L egal Environme nt of Business I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MGT 3220 L egal Environme nt of Busine ss II . . . . ........ . . . . . .... . . . . . ....... ... . . . . 3

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134 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SOC 3500 Crimino l o g y .............................. . . ..... •... . . .....•...... . 3 WMS 3310 Women and the L aw ........... . . . .............. . . ...... ..... .... ..... 3 T o tal ................................ . . .... ....................... ..... ... .... 24 HOLISTIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS EDUCATIO N MULTIDISCIPLINARY MINOR-DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROFESSI ONS The holist i c h ealth and well n ess education multi d iscip l inary minor offe r s an area of concentrat ion for stu d ents who recognize the increa ed em pha sis on wellness in seve r a l professional fields and/o r for h ea lth co n sc i ous indi vidua l s who wish to establish a self-enha n cem e nt program. The minor is des i g n ed to comp lem ent a major cho en by a student that is relevant to the student ' s c a reer goals . For addit i onal information , please contact the Health Pr ofessions Department at 303-556-3 1 30 , South Classroom 226. The minor co mpris es 21 h ours of tudy: R equired Courses emes ter Hours HES I 050 D y nam i cs of H e alth ... . ............... . .... .......... . ............... 3 H E S 2750 Intr o duction t o H olis tic Health . . ....... ................................. 3 HPS 1640 Phy sica l Fitne ss Techniques and Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 2 HSP 3750 Holistic H ealth and Hig h-Level W e lln e s ...................... . . .... . . . ... 4 NUT 2040 Introduction to Nutrit ion . . . . ..... . ....................•................ 3 Appro v ed elec tiv es* . ..................... •....... . .................... . .... . .... . 3 Appro v ed ethics c o ur s e . . . .... ........ . ............ . . . . . . . . . .......... . . ....... . . . . 3 T o t a l .................. . .......... ............................................ 21 * Stud e nt s in the min o r wh o d o n o t h ave a r e s earc h co ur se r e quir e d in th e i r maj o r are r e quired t o use the e l ec t i v e hour s t o obtai n r esearc h s kills. Stud e nt s in the minor w h o d o n o t h ave a n int e rn s hip r e quir e d in th e ir maj o r are e n cou ra ge d t o arrange a prac t ica l ex p e ri e n ce thr o u g h HES 3 980. Co u rses s h ould be se l ec t e d in co n s ulta ti o n with a faw l ty advisor . To meet the General Studies multi c ultural requirement , ANT 3480-Cultura l Div e rsity in Health a nd Jll ness , is high l y r ecommende d . To meet the General Studies natural s ciences requirement , a course in human bio l ogy is highly recom mended . HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Department of Psychology This interdisciplinary major in hum an deve l opment will provide students with a focus on the entire life s pan and in-d e pth knowledge abo ut theory, res earch , and application i n hum a n development. Students will p articipate in field experience to make connections between theory, research, and practice . The major h as three separate tra cks, serving the n eeds of stu d e nt s seeking early c hildh ood education teacher licensure, students interested in gerontology or planning othe r careers working with children and adu l ts (ap pli ed track) , and student s who wi s h to pursue g raduate s tud y (graduate sc hool track) . Human Development Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Common Cor e eme s ter Hours B I O 1000 Human Bio lo gy f o r o n-Major s ................................... . .... . 3 PSY I 00 I Introductory P s ycholog y ..... . ....... .... . ......... . . . . ...... . .... . . ... 3 PSY 3280 Developmental Re se arch Methods ..............•..........•............. 3 PSY 3340 Cognitive Development and Learning ............ . ................ . ....... 3 PSY 4 9 6 0 S enio r The is in Hum a n Development ...................... . •............ 3 SOC I 0 I 0 Introduction to S ocio lo gy .................. ....... . . . . . . . . ... .......... 3 Subt o tal .......................................... .................. ........ .. 1 8 R e quired Distribution : ln addition , students must choose o n e cou r se from eac h category. OTE: Each student must a l so se l ect a track , and in the early ch ildhood ed u catio n track spec i fic co ur ses from the following cat egories a r e r e quir e d (see tracks below). Developm e ntal Foundations PSY 1800 Developmental E ducational Psycho logy ... ......... . .................. . ... 4 PSY 3250 Child Psychology ..................... . . . ............................ 3 PSY 227 0 or SOC 3100 Death and D ying .................... . .......... . ............. 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 135 Developmental Breadth PSY 3240 Infanc y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . .. 3 PSY 3260 Psychology of Adolescence . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 Health Issues H ES 3070 Parental Health Care Issues .......•....... ............................. 3 NU T 2040 Introduction to Nutrition .. ........................... . ................. 3 Social Influences SOC 34 1 0 The Family in Transition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . ........ ...... ..... .... 3 SOC I 040 Introduction to Social Gerontology .. ................ . ...... . ....... . ..... 3 SWK 2100 I ntroduction to Family Social Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . ... 3 C ultural Context ECE 4360 Cultura l Influence on the Socialization of Children ...... . ........ ...... . ..... 3 LES 2330 Advocacy , Leisure , and the Aging A dult ................•................. 3 SOC 3400 Childhood and Adolescent Socia l ization .... . ..... ......................... 3 Subtotal ........................................................... 33-34 Addi t iona l Requirements (dependent upon the track) ..................................... 9 T o tal for th e Major ........................................................... 42-43 Students must choose one of the following four tracks. All students must h ave 15 upper-division h ours in the major , and transfer stu dent s must complete a t least 15 hours of the major at MSCD. GRA DUATE SCHOOL TRACK Required Courses Semester Hour s Common Core . ................................................................ 18 Required Distribution ....................................................... . . . 15-16 PS Y 2310 Intr od u c t ion to Sta t istics for Social and Behavioral Sc i ences8 ....• . . . . . •.•.. . . . . 3 PSY 2320 Inferential Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... .... . . . . . . ........ . 3 PSY 3310 P sychological Res ea rch Methods I ........... .............. .............. 3 T o tal for Major with Graduate S chool Tra ck.............. . ................ . 42-43 a s tude nt s who hav e tak e n MTH I 2 I 0 or its e quival e nt in transf e r before d ecid ing to major in human d eve l op m e nt ma y subs titlll e it for PSY 23IO. How eve r , MTH I2IO ca nnot be used both in the major and to satisfy the L e v el I G e n era l Studies math e mati cs r e quir e ment . APPLIED TRACK Required Courses Seme s ter Hour s Common Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . 18 R equi r e d Distribution ............................................... . ....... . . . 15-16 In addit i on , s tudent s mus t tak e nin e se mester hour s from th e following li t or from co ur ses in the required distribution list not already used. Students may not use the same courses to count for the major an d for the minor o r General Stud i es . AAS 3550 The Bl ack Fa mily. . . . . . . ................................ 3 BI03530/HES 3810 Ph ysiology of Aging for on-Biology Majorsb .... ..................... 3 C HS 3210 The Chicano Family ........ . . . ........ . . . ................. . ........ . . 3 ECE 3340 Administration of Early Childhoo d P rograms ................. .............. 4 EDU 4310 Parent as Partners in Education . . . . . . . . ....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 HPS 4500 Motor Learning and Development . . .... ... ...................... ........ 3 HSP 1010 Introduction to Human Services and Community Resources . . . . . . . . .... . 3 NUT 3100 N utr ition and Aging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 3 PAR 2050 Introduction to Parent Education. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . . . . 3 PAR 3070 Working with the Contemporary Family. . .... . . ...... . ............ 3 PSY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciencesa ,b ................. 3 PSY 3400 P sychology of Excep t ional Chi l dren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . . 3 soc 3040 Contemporary Issue s in Gerontology .... . . . . . . . . . .... . . . ................. 3 soc 3220 Race , Gender and Ethnic Groups . ..................... . . . . . . .... . . ...... 3 soc 3420 Education in a Changing Society . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ....•................ 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition. . . .................................. . .... 3 SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging .. .. ... . .... . . ........ .................. .... 4 SWK 3100 Child Welfare and the Law . ...... . ..•............ . . . . . •... . ......... ... 3 SWK 3200 Socia l Work wit h Urban Families . ................ ................. .... . . 3

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136 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES SWK 3300 Social Work with Par ents with Developmental Dis abilities . .... ............ . ... I Subt o tal ....................................................................... 9 T o tal f o r Maj o r w ith Applie d T rac k ..................... ................... ....... 42-43 8Stud e m s who have t a k e n MTH 1 2 1 0 o r its e quiv a l e nt in t r an s f e r befo r e d eci d i n g to m a j o r in human d eve l o pm e nt ma y s ubstitut e it f o r PSI' 2 310 . H oweve r , MT H 1 210 c annot be use d both in t he m ajor and to sa t isfy the Levell G e n era l Studi es m athe mat ics r e quir e m e nt . b s tud e nt s foc u s in g o n gero nt o l ogy in the a ppli e d tra c k mus t t ake these two courses plus eithe r NU T 3100 or SO C 3040 orSWK 3 030 . Students who are interested in a particular concentration wit hin the applied track (e.g. , a particula r age e mph asis, c ultu ral or family issues, problems of developme nt ) should see a human development a dvi sor in the Department of Psychology for co ur se s election. I t i s permissible to s elect all electives from the same d e p artme nt. Students interested in the Applied Track in Gerontology should consult a n a dvi so r in Hea lth Pr ofessions or ur sing . EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TRACK Required Course s Seme s ter Hours Common Core . . ...... ... ................................•...... . . .......... 1 8 Required Distr ibution as follows: D eve lopmental Foundation s PSY 1800 Developmental Educational P sychology ................ . ... ... ............ 4 De ve lopment a l Br e adth PSY 3240 Infancy ..................•.........•..........•.........••......... 3 Health I ssues HES 3070 Parental H ealth Care I s sues o r -UT 2040 Introducti o n t o utrit ion .... . . . ................. .............. . . . . . .... 3 Social Influ e nc es SOC 3410 The Family in Tran sition . ..... . .......... . .........• . . . . . . ....... ..... 3 Cultural Co nt ext ECE 4360 Cultura l Influenc e on the Socialization o f Children ...... ................... . 3 Subt o t a l ..................................... . ............... ......... ...... . . 34 I n addit i on , students must take nine semester hour s from the following list of courses . Students may not use the same course to cou nt for the major and for the minor or General Studies . ECE 3340 Administration of Early Childhood Programs ..................... .......... 4 EDU 4310 Parents as Panner s in Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ....... 3 HPS 4500 Motor Learning and Devel opment .................. . .... . . . ............ . 3 PSY 2310 Introduction t o Stati stics for Soc i a l and B e haviora l S c i e n ce s8 . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . 3 PSY 3400 Psycho logy of Exceptio n a l C h ildr e n . ..... .... ............................ 3 SPE 2890 Languag e Acquisition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total f o r Major w ith Early C hildhood Edu catio n T rack .................................. 43 a stu d e nt s w h o h ave t ake n MTH 1 2 1 0 or it s e quival en t in t ransfer before deciding t o m ajor i n hu m an deve l o pm e nt m ay subs tiwt e it f o r PSI' 2 310 . H o w ever, MTH 1 210 can n o t be u se d both in the m a j o r and t o sa ti sfy the L evell Gen e ral Studi es math e mati cs r e qu i r e m e nt . Students pursuing teacher l icensure sho uld consult with an advisor in the Teacher Education Depart m e nt for the current licensure requirements of th e Colorado Department of Education . JOURNALISM PROGRAM Department of Communication Arts and Sciences The Journ alism pro g r a m prepares stu d e nt s f or careers in news and information media by providing them w i th a so und ed ucati on in the basics of journalism and/or public relations . The progr a m has one of the strongest journalism teaching taffs in the state. All full-time and part-time faculty have worked in the journalism and/or pub lic relations fields. Profi c ien cy in stand ard written English is a prerequisite for all journali s m course s . Students are required to complete E G 1010 before t aking a n y journalism cou r ses beyond JRN 1010 . Students should se l ect a n a d v i sor early in their course of study. Stude nt s may not select both a major and minor from the Journalism progr am. The Journalism program will provide s tudents with a list of

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 137 suggeste d Gene r a l Studies courses to hel p them gain a broa d b ase of know l edge necessary for work i n g in n ews a n d i nforma tion m edia. To make jo urnalism grad u a tes more marke t able in o u r multi c ultur a l ociety, journalis m m a j o r s are required to take four semesters of one foreign l ang u age o r pr ove their profic i e ncy i n a l a n g u age othe r than English . T h e J ournali m D epart ment offe r s a m ajo r wit h t h ree con centratio ns-n ews / editoria l , pho t ojournalis m a n d public r e lati o n s and m i n o r s in j o urnalis m , pho t o j ournalis m and p u blic r e l a tions. Journalism Major for Bachelor of Arts Core courses required for all concentrations in the J ournalism majo r Semester Hours JRN I 0 I 0 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing......................................... . .•.... 3 JR 2210 Beginning Layout and Design ........................................... 3 JRN 4500 Ethical and Legal i ssues in Journalism . . . .......................•.... 3 Subtotal . . ....................................... .............. ............... 12 NE\V SIEDITORIAL CONCEN TRATION Journa l ism Core ............... . . ...............•............ 12 Required Courses JR 1100 Beginning Reponing ....................................... . JRN 2100 Intermediate R eponing ..................................... . JRN 3200 Intermediate Editing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... . JRN 3981 Cooperative Education: ews / Editorial ................. . (JRN 3981 may be taken more than once with permission of the depanment chair) . ...... 3 . .. 3 . .. 3 . .. 3 Subto/al . . . . . . ............................................................. 12 Select at least 12 hours: JRN 1600 Survey of Photojournalism................. . ....... . . 3 JRN 1 700 Survey of Pub l ic Rel at ions.. . . . . . ................................ 3 JRN 2980 Cooperative Education . . .............. ......... .... . . . ...... . . . . . ..... 3 JRN 3100 Publication Practicum. . . .... ...................................... 3 JRN 3150 Contemporary I ssues .....................................•........... 3 JR 3400 Feature Article Writing for ewspapers ...............• . . ................. 3 JRN 3500 Topics in J o u rnalism. . ...................................... . . ..... I JRN 3600 Photojournalism I .................................................. . . 3 JRN 4100 Investigative R e poning. . . .... . ...... . . . ........ ....... . . . . . .... . 3 JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and Design .......... . ...... . . . . ...................... 3 JR 4400 Feature Anicle Writing for Magaz i nes .................................... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism II ................................................... 3 J RN 4890 Social Documentary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . ........ 12 Total. . . . . ........... . . . . . . . . .... . . . .... . . .... .... ............ ..... 36 PHOTOJOURNALISM CONCENTRATION Journali m Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Required Co u rses ART 1030 Basic Photograp h y Methods (or equivale nt beginning pho t ogra p hy course) ........ 3 JRN 1100 Beginning Reponing ............................................ . . .... 3 JRN 2600 I ntroduc t ion to Pho t ojournali m ....................... . . ................ 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... ...... 3 JR 4600 Photojournalism I I . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 JRN 3982 Cooperative Education: Photojourna l ism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 3 (JRN 3982 may be taken more t h an once with perm is ion of the depanm e n t chair) JRN 4890 Social Documentary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . ... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................... . . . ...................... .... 21 Se l ect at l eas t 3 h ou rs: ART 1200 Design Processes and Concepts I ......... . . . .... . ............ . ..... ..... 3 ART 2200 Beginning Photography . . . . ........... . .... . . . . . .............. 3 ART 3200 I ntermedia t e Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 ART 3230 Color Photography . ............. . ............. . ...........•..... ..... 3 ART 3410 I ntermediate Computer Imaging....... . . ..... . . . . . ..... 3 JRN 1700 Survey of Publ i c Relations ................ ............................. 3

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138 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES JRN 2100 JRN 3100 JRN 3150 JRN 3200 JRN 3400 JRN 3500 JRN 4100 JRN 4 210 JRN 4400 Intermediate R eporting ................. ................ ..... .......... 3 Publication Pra cticum .....••............ . ... ................... ....... 3 Conte mp o rary I ssues .......................................•......... 3 Intermediate Editing .............................•.............. . . .... 3 Feature Articl e Writing for Newspapers . .... .... .....•.........•.......... 3 Topics in Journ alism . ......................................... . ... .. .. l In vest i ga tive R e portin g .... .... .............................•.......... 3 Advanced La yo ut and D es i g n .......................... ................. 3 Fea tur e Articl e Writing for Ma gazines ..............••........•........... 3 Subtotal . . ...............................................•... ..... ... .......... 3 Total ..................................................•.........•............ 36 P UBLIC RELA TIO N S CONCEN TRATIO N J ournalis m Core . .... . . . . .................................• . ......... . . ..... .... 12 R equired Courses JRN 1110 Media Writin g ...................................................... 3 JRN 2700 Fundamentals of Pub lic R e l ations ................••... . .................. 3 JRN 3700 Public Relati ons Writing ..................................... . ......... 3 JRN 3983 Coo p e rative Educatio n : Pub lic R e lati o ns .................................. 3 (JRN 3983 m ay be taken more than o n ce with p ermissio n of the d e partment c hair ) JRN 4700 Publi c Relati on s Strategic Plann ing ........... ........................... 3 MKT 3000 Princip l es of M arketi n g .................... . . .... . . ...... ............. 3 SPE 3100 Bu si ness and Profess ional Speaking .....•... . . ...............•.......... . 3 SPE 3440 Televis i o n Prod uction .............. ...... . . ...............•........... 3 SPE 4 l 00 Techniques of P ersuasio n . ....... . ..............•............ . .... . . . . . 3 Subtotal .............. ............ ....... .......................••... . ....... . 27 Select at l ea t 3 hours: COM 2420 B asic Corpor ate Videotape Pr oduction ......... ... ........... .•........... 3 COM 2 430 in trod uction t o Technical Medi a . .... ............•.......... • ....... . .... 3 COM 2460 Presentation Graphics ..... ... .......... . . ....................... . . .... 3 CO M 3440 Corpo rat e Scriptwriting for Film and Television .................... .... . . . . . 3 JRN 160 0 Survey of Photoj ournalis m .....................•............ . . ......... 3 JRN 2600 Intr o duction t o Pho t ojou rnali s m ..................•... .... ............... 3 JRN 3200 Intermedi a te Editing ......................................•........... 3 JRN 3 400 Feature Article Writin g for Newspapers . . .... . . ...................... . .... 3 JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and Desi g n ..............................•............ 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writing for Ma gazines .................................... 3 MKT 3110 Advertising M anageme nt ......................••.........•............ 3 MKT 3120 Pr omo tional Strategy . ........... . .................................... 3 SPE l 700 Com municati on Theory .......................................... . .... 3 SPE 2400 Introduction t o R adio and Tel evision Bro a dca st in g ............ . .... .......... 3 SPE 3130 Conference Leadership ..... ... .. ............................... . . ... .. 3 SPE 3430 R adio Television Annou ncin g .......••.........••....... ...• ........... 3 SPE 3450 Br oa d cast Journali sm: Radio ............. . .......... .... . ......... . .... 3 SPE 3 4 0 Workshop in Radio Production ....................•.........•......... . . 3 SPE 3740 P syc ho l ogy of Commu n ica tion . .... . ..•.....................•........... 3 SPE 4450 Br oa dca t Journ alism: Te l evision ..................... . .................. 3 SPE 4480 Seminar Pract icum in Broadcasting ...............••..........•.......... 3 SP E 4490 Effec t s of R adio-Te l evis ion on Co nt e mporary L ife ........................... 3 Subtotal ........... . . . ............. ... .... . ......... .....•..................... 3 Total ........................... , ..........•..........•....................... 42 JOURNALISM MINOR SE 1 ESTE R H OU R S JRN !010 intr oduction to Journalism and Mass Media ................................ 3 JRN 1100 Be ginning R eporting ..................................... ... . . .... . ... 3 JRN 1 200 Be ginning Editing ............. . . ...... .........•.........••.......... 3 JRN 2 l 00 int ermedia t e Rep orting .................... ............................ 3 JRN 3981 Coo p erative Education: News/Editorial ... . . .... . ....................... . . 3 JRN 4500 E thi ca l a nd Legal I ss u e in Journ alism . . . . 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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 139 PHOTOJO URNALISM MINOR SEMEST E R HOU R JRN 1 010 Intro d uc t io n t o J o urn a lism an d M ass Me dia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 3 JRN 1100 B e ginni ng R eporting . . . ..... ..... ...........• .........•.............. . 3 JRN 1200 B e ginning E d i t ing ... . . . . . . . . .... . . . ................................ . . 3 JRN 2600 I ntro d uct i on t o Photojournalism ....................... . . . ..... . . ..... . . . 3 JRN 3600 P h o t ojourna l ism I . . .... ...... ... . . ................ . ... ... ........ 3 JRN 3982 Coope r ative E du cat i o n : Pho t ojo urn al i s m ....... . . • . ........•....... . , ..... 3 JRN 4500 Eth i ca l and Lega l I s s u e s i n J ournalism . .....................• ......... . . . . 3 T o t a l ...... . . . .... . . . . . . . ... 2 1 P U BLIC RELATIONS MINOR S EMEsTE R HouRS JRN 1 0 1 0 Introductio n t o J ournalis m and M ass M e dia ..... . . .... . ....... ... ..... . . ... 3 JRN 1 110 Media Writi n g . .................. ................. . ..... . .... .... . . . 3 JRN 1200 Be g inning E d iting ....................•...... ....... . . .... . ........... 3 JRN 2700 Fund a m e nt a l s of Publ ic R e l a tion s . ......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . 3 JRN 3700 Pub lic Re l at i on s Writing . . . . ............................. . . .... ...... . . 3 JRN 3983 C ooperat i ve Educatio n : Pub l i c Re l a t ions .................................. 3 ( J R N 3983 m ay be t a k e n m o r e tha n o n ce w ith p e rmi ss i o n of the d e p a rtm e n t c h a ir ) JRN 4500 Ethical and L egal I ssues in Journa l ism . . .... ........ . . .... . ...... . . . . . .... 3 JRN 4700 Public R ela t ions Str a t eg i c P lan nin g . . . . . . • . . . ....... .... . . . . •... . . .... . . . 3 T o t al .. . .... . ...... . ....... .... . .................. . . . . . . . . . . .............. 24 LAND USE PROGRAM Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Th e l an d u se m a j o r i s a 65 h o ur extende d m a j o r th a t co mbin es ge n e r a l pl a nnin g co ur ses w ith a f o c u se d a r ea of s tud y (co nc e n t rati o n ), inc ludin g e n v ironment and r es ource s , g eo gr aphic informat i on sys tems, geo l ogy o r urb a n l an d u e pla nnin g, l ink e d b y th e vita l thr ea d of l a nd u se m a n age m e nt. S tud e nt s will r ece i ve a b ac h e l o r of scie n ce d egree exc ep t w hen th e ir co n ce ntration i s urban land u se pla nnin g i n whic h ca e the s tud e nt will recei v e a bachelor o f art s degree . The major equip s s tudent s with a d y n amic fou nda t io n for und e r sta nd i n g i ss ue s and solving problem s t h at co n fr ont the c o mmunity and en v iron m ent, m a kin g th e m h ighly co mp etit ive in the j ob m a rket. The pr og r a m i s broad in sc op e and ca n b e appli e d t o a number o f car ee r obje ctiv e s and gra du a t e sc h oo l progr a m s . Oppor t unitie s ex i s t in s u c h ar ea s as ca rt og raph y, e nvir o nm e n t and r es ourc e mana g em e nt , e n v ironmental s ci e n c e , g e og r a phic inform ation sys t e m s, geology, minin g an d min e r a l res our ces, pla nnin g, popul a t i on a n a l ys is, re c re a tion a l l and u se , r e m o t e se n si n g , r eside nti a l and industrial d eve l o pm e nt, tran s p o rtati o n , and a vari ety o f o th e r i nt erre l a t e d fields. B eca u se th e land u se degr ee i s an ex t e nded major , it do es not r e quir e a minor. Each student must have a department advisor and co n s ult with hi s / her advisor regarding course work to avoi d prerequisite problems. REQUIRED CORE Th e four co n ce ntr ation a r eas h ave a co mm o n 1 6 -h o ur r eq uir e d co r e : R eq u i r e d Core GEG 1220 GEG 161 0 GEL GEG 1 0 1 0 4950 -o r Se m es t e r H ours M a p U e ............ . . ..... . . . . . .... . ..... . . . ...... . ....... . 2 Int r oductio n to Plan n i n g . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... . .... ...... ............ I Ge n e r a l Geo l ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . 4 I ntern s hip in Lan d Use GEL 4950 Int ern ship in Geo logy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . .... . 2 G I S 2250 Introduction t o Geogr a phic I nfor m at i o n S y s t em .... . .... . . ...... ...... .... . 3 M TH 1 2 1 0 Introd uc t ion to S t at i s t ics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . 4 R e quir e d C o r e T o tal ....... . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . .... . 16

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140 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Land Use Major for Bachelor of Science ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES CONCENTRATION Requi r ed Co ur ses S emeste r Hour s Required Core ...................................... . .................... .. ..... 1 6 CET 3320 Environmental Impact Statements ... ..................................... 3 ENV 1 200 I ntrod ucti o n t o Environmental Science ............................•....... 3 ENV 1 400 World R eso ur ces .. ....................... ........ . . . ........... .... . 3 ENV 3400 Wate r R eso ur ces. . . . . . . . . . . .....•....................•....... 3 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ......................................... . . . ... 3 ENV 4010 Environ ment a l H azar d s and Planning . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . .... ..•...... 3 ENV 4200 Environme n tal P olicy a nd Planning ...................... .......... . ..... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning .... . ................................ . . .............. 2 ENV 4960 G l o b a l E n vironmental C h alle n ges (Se nior Expe r ien ce) -orENV 4970 Envi ronm enta l Field Stud i es (Senior Expe rienc e) ...... . . ......... . . . . ..... . . 3 GE L 3150 Hydrogeology ....................... . ............................... 3 GEL 3420 Soi l Resources . . ................. . . . . . ........... . . . . ............... 4 GEL 3440 Ene r gy and Mineral Resources ......................................... . 4 Subto t al .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 E l ectives (Se lect a minimum of 12 credit hour s) COM 3670 Writing for the Environ m enta l I ndustry ...... .... . .... ........ ....... ..... 3 ECO 3450 Enviro nmen tal Economics ................ . . . . .... ........ . ....... . .... 3 ENV 44 1 0 WaterLaw ...... . .................... .... . . . . .... ............. . .... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ... ....• ..... 3 GEG 36 1 0 Princip l es of Land Use Pla nnin g ............... ............ . . ............ 3 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic and E n v ir onmental H azar ds Denver and V i cinity .....•..... . 2 GEL 4150 1-lydrol ogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensing ( recommended) . . ...... . . ....... . . ............... ....... 3 G I S 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems ................................ 3 G I S 4 860 Applica tions of ARC!INF O to Natural R es ource s Management ( rec omme nded ) ..... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Total for major ...... ...............................•........................... 65 G E OLOG Y CONCENTRATION Required Courses Semester Hours Required Core ................................ . . . ....•... ....................... 16 ENV 4000 Enviro nm e ntal Geology . . . . . . . . ......... .... ......... . . .... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Envi r o nmental Hazards a n d Planning .................................... . 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field St udie s (Senior Experience) ........................... 3 GEL 1 030 His t o rica l Geology..... . . ..... . . . ............ . . .......... ...... 4 GEL 3050 Minera l ogy and Petrology .........•...........•.........••............. 4 GEL 3060 Stratig raph y and Structu r e . . ......... .... . . . .... . .......... . .... ..... . . 4 GEL 3 1 20 Advanced Geomorphology ......... .................................... 4 GE L 3150 Hydrogeology ....................................................... 3 GEL 3420 Soi l R esources ...................................................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy a n d Mineral Resources .......................................... 4 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . ........................... .... . ....... . . . . . . . 3 GIS 4860 Applicat i ons of ARC/lNFO t o atural Reso urce s Management ................. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 E l ec t ives (Selec t a m inimum of 7 credit h ou r s) ENV 1400 World R esources ......................................... ........... 3 ENV 3400 Water Resources ......... . ..... . ............................. . ....... 3 ENV 3540 Adva nc e d Geologic and E n vironmental H azards-Denve r and V i cinity . . ...... . . . . 2 GEG 1 240 Landforms of the U.S ................................................. 3 GEL 1 020 Geology of Colorado . ................................................ 3 GEL 1150 Oceanography .............................................. . . .... . . 3 GEL 3510 Advanced Geology of R e d R ocks P ark a nd Vicinit y ........ . . .......... . ..... I GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the God s-Fron t Range Geology .............•... . ....... 2

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 141 GEL 3530 Advanced Geology of the Colorado Plateau .................. . . . ....... . . . . 2 GEL 3550 Advanced Geology of the Great Sand Dunes National Monument ......... . ..... 2 GEL 3560 Advanced Canoeing the Canyon Country . ................................. 2 GEL 3570 Advanced Geology of the Flattops Volcanic Wilderness Area .................. 2 GEL 3580 Advanced Geo l ogy of t he Whee l er Geologic Area ............... . . . •........ 2 GEL 390X Advanced Topics in Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ . . . . . . 1-3 GIS 1710 Terrestrial Navigation....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2 G I S 4850 Advanced Geograp h ic I nformation Sys t ems ( r ecommended) ................... 3 Subtotal Total for major ... . ................................... . .... 7 . .. 65 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) CONCE TRATION Required Courses Semester Hours Required Core . .................. . . .... 16 CMS 1010 Introduction to Computers -orCS S 1010 Introduction to Computers . . . . . . ............................... 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning. . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 3 GIS 1710 Terrestrial Navigation... . .... . . ....................... 2 GIS 3210 Introduction to Cartography ............... . .......... . .............. . . . 4 GIS 3250 Computer Cartography .. ... . . . ........................................ 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensing . . . . . . . . . .... . ........ . ....... 3 G I S 4850 Advanced Geographic I nformation Systems ................................ 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARCnNFO to Nan1ral Resources Management ............ . .... 3 GIS 4870 Spatial Databases Design, I mplementation , and Management ................... 3 G I S 4890 Advanced G I S Laboratory (Senio r Experience) ............................. 3 Total required concentra tion . ......... . ........ . ................................... 30 Because G I S is a n ap pli catio n too l , students a r e r e q uired to specia l ize i n an ar e a of interest. One of the followi n g inte r est a r eas m u st be se l ecte d o r o n e m ay be d esig n ed a nd a pp rove d by a d epartme n t advi sor. Select a minimum of 19 credit hours from o n e of the following areas , resulting i n a major total of 65 h o urs. Note: ot h e r s u ggestio n s inc lud e th e cou r ses co mpri sing min o r s in Computer Sc i ence (School of Lette rs, Arts and Sciences); Compute r I nfor m at i on Sys t ems , Gene r al Business , I n ternationa l B usi ness , Marketing (School of B usiness), and Crim i nal Justice and C r iminology (School of Professiona l S tudi es). AREAS OF INT E REST Environment Co urses E V 1200 ENV 3540 E 4000 ENV 4010 ENV 4200 ENV 4420 ENV 4430 ENV 4960 ENV 4970 GEG 4XXX GEL 3 1 50 GEL 4150 Subtotal .... Semester Hours Introduction to Environmental Science. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards Denver and Vicinity ............ 2 Environmental Geology (required) .................................... ... 3 Environmenta l H azards and Planning ..................................... 3 Environmenta l Policy and Planning . ..................................... 3 Wetlands .................... . .......... . . . ..................... ... 3 Habitat Planning . . ............. . .......... . . . .... . . . ..... . . . . . . ...... 2 Global Environme nt al Challenges . ... .. .................................. 3 Environmental Field Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................. 3 Advanced Seminars, Topics, or Workshops in Geography ..... . . . . . .......... 1-3 H ydrogeo logy.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 3 Hydrology . . . . . . . ... . .......... ...................... 3 . ... 19 Meteorology Cou rse s MTR 2400 MTR 24 1 0 MTR 3100 MTR 3400 MTR 3420 MTR 3500 MTR 4210 MTR 4440 Semester Hours I ntroduction to Atmospheric Science ( required) . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . 4 Weather Observ ing System . . . . . . ...... ....... . ..... . . .... . ...... 3 Air Pollution ........................................................ 3 Synoptic Meteo r ology (required) . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . .. 4 Radar and Satellite Meteorology ................................... ...... 3 Hazardous Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Forecasting Laboratory I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Climatology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

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142 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES MTR 4500 Mesome t eoro l ogy ................... ...... ....... .................... 3 Subtoral .......... ......................•..........•..........•..........•.... 19 Plannin g Courses Semester H o ur s E V 1200 Introduction to Environme nt a l Science. . . . ....••........................ 3 ENV 4000 Envi ronm ental Geology .................................... . . . . . . ..... 3 E V 40 I 0 Enviro nmental Hazards and Planning ..................................... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy an d Plann ing ................... . ...... . ........... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Plannin g ...........................•......... . ............... 2 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ...................... ................... 3 GEG 3630 Tran portation P lanning and Land Use ..... ............................... 3 GEG 4610 Urban an d R egional Planning ................................ ........... 3 GEG 4620 Residential Land Use P atterns ....................... . .................. 3 GEG 4640 Recreational Land Use P a ttern s .... ..................................... 3 GEG 4X:XX Advanced Seminars, Topics or Workshops in Geography ...... .............. 1-3 Subtotal ..... .... ... ... ............. ....................... ...... . . ......• . . . . 19 R es ourc es Co u rses Semester Hours ENV 1400 World R eso ur ces .................................. . ..... ............ 3 ENV 3400 Water R esources ..................................................... 3 ENV 3620 Popul a tion , R esources, a nd L a nd U e ... . . . ............................... 3 ENV 4960 Global Environmental C hall e n ges ...............•....................... . 3 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ....................................................... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Reso urc es ...................•........................... . . ..... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Min era) Resource s ......•.....................•............. 4 GEL 4150 Hydrology ......................•.........•.... .................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . ...•.... I 9 Major Total ... ......... . . ......................... ...... . .... ...•.. . ......••... 65 Land Use Major for Bachelor of Arts URBAN LAND USE PLANNING CONCENTRATION R equired Courses Semester Hour s R eq uir e d Core .........................................•...................... . . 16 E V 1 200 Introduction t o Environmental Science ................................... . 3 ENV 3620 P opu l atio n , Resources, a nd L an d Use ..................... ...•....... . . . . . 3 E V 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning ..................................... . 3 ENV 4430 H abitat Planning ....................... .................•........... . 2 ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenges (Senio r Experience) ................ . ....... 3 GEG 1300 Intr odu c tion to H uman Geography ...... ... . .............. . . .... ......... 3 GEG 2300 Geographic Analysis of Social Issues ..............•.........•............ 3 GEG 3360 Geography of Economic Activity ... .................. ................... 3 GEG 3600 Urban Geography .............................•..........•........... 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ................................... . . . ... 3 GEG 3630 Tr ans port ation Plan nin g a n d L and Use. . . . .. ............... ....... ....... 3 GEG 4610 Urban and R egiona l Planning ...............................•........... 3 GEG 4620 Resid e ntial Land Use Pattern ......................... .... .... . ........ 3 GEG 4 640 R ecrea t ional Land Use Pattern s ......................................... 3 G I S 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to atural Resources Management ......•.......... 3 Subtoral ..... ........................ ........... ...................... . . ...... 44 Electives (Selec t a minimum of 5 credit hour s) ENV 4000 Environmental Geology . ..............•.............. . . .... ........... 3 ENV 4010 Environmenta l Hazards a nd Planning ............ ..............•.......... 3 ENV 4420 Wetland s ......................................... . . ............... 3 GEG 3300 Land Use, Culture and ontlict (Mu lticultural) . ..................•.......... 3 GEG 3920 Dir ec ted Study in Land Use . .....................•................... . . 3 GEG 4710 Lega1AspectsofLandUse ....... . . . ...•.............. ............... .. 3 GEG 488X Advanced Wor kshops in G eography .........•............ .... . . ........ 1-3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 143 GEG 4 90 X Ad vance d Topics or Seminars in Geograph y ............... .............. . 1-3 U RS 3000 World Pattern s of Urbanization ........................ . ........ ....... . 3 URS 3510 Comm unit y Development an d Plannin g . . ........ ..... .................... 3 URS 4 500 Cities of the Future . . . . .............................................. . 3 Sub r oral .... .. .... .. . .. .. ..... .. ... 5 Toralfor major . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................................... . 65 MINOR IN GEOGRAPHY R equi red Co r e Semester Hour s G EG I 120 Orienteering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... I GEG 1220 Map Use..... . . ............................... ............. 2 GEG 1 300 Intr o ducti o n t o Hum an Geography .............•.........•..... ....... . . . 3 GEG 1230 Weather and C lim ate -or-MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology ................ ......................... . . . 3 Sub r o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 9 Structured E le ct i ves A minimum of 13 additional elective hour s a r e requi r ed , includin g a minimum of six hour s of upp er di v ision credit t hat must be selected in consultation with a d e partm e nt advisor to avoid prereq uisite problems . The se ele c tive s mu s t be se l ected from th e followin g five gro ups , and at l eas t o n e co ur se mu s t be selecte d from each gro up to satisfy this requirement. Ph ys ical GEG II 00 Introduction to P hysical Geograp h y .................. .................... 3 GEG 1 240 Landform s of the U.S . ...............•..................•.......•..... 3 GE L 1 0 1 0 Gene r a l Geology ............ .... .... ............... ................. 4 R eso urce s and E n v ironment ENV 1 200 Intr oductio n t o Environmenta l Scien ce ................................... . 3 ENV 1400 World Resources ................................... . ................ 3 ENV 34 00 Water Resource s ...........•........•........•.........•............. 3 ENV 4000 E n v ir onme ntal Geology ........ ............. .......................... 3 GE L 3420 Soil Resources . . . . . . . ........•........•.........•............ 4 GE L 3440 E ner gy and Min era! R esources . . ................. ....................... 4 Spatia l Analysis and Planning ENV 36 20 P o pul a tion , R eso urc e , an d L an d Use . ....•........•........•............. 3 EN V 40 I 0 E n viro nmental Haz ar d s a nd Pla nnin g ............. . ..... . . . . . ............. 3 E V 4200 Enviro nmental P olicy a nd Planni n g ..... . .•.................•............ 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning . ............... ..... .............................. . . 2 GEG 2300 Geographic Ana l ys i s of So cial I ss u es .... . . . . . ............ . .... ..... ...... 3 GEG 3600 Ur ban Geography ...... . ...... ...... ............. ............. . .... . . 3 GEG 3610 Principles of L an d Use Plannin g. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . 3 GE G 3630 Transportatio n Planning and Land Use .................................... 3 GEG 4610 Urban and Re g ional Planning ........................................... 3 GEG 4620 Residential Land Use Patterns . . . .......... 3 GEG 4640 Recr eat i o nal Land Use P atterns . . . . . . . . . . . ........... ............. 3 GE G 4710 Legal Aspec ts of Land Use..... . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . 3 GEG 4XXX Adv a nced Geography Seminars , Topics o r W o rksh o p s ...................... 1-3 GIS 2250 Int roductio n t o Geo g raphic Info rm ation S ys t ems . . . . ....... ... .. ...... . . 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geogra phi c Inf o rmation Sy s tems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GIS 4860 Applica tion s of ARC / INFO to Na tur a l Resour ces Mana ge ment . ............... . 3 R eg ional Geography GEG 1000 World Regional Geo g r aphy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . 3 GEG 2020 Geography of Co lo rado . . . . . . ........................... 3 GEG 3000 H istorical Geog r aphy of the U .S. . . . .............. .... . . . . . ..... . .... . 3 GEG 3520 Regio nal Geogra phy: Variable Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2-3 GEL I 020 Geology of Co l o rad o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 Field-Lecture Course Either a geography or geo l ogy fieldl ec tur e course .............•........................ 1-2 Elecrive subro r al ............................................................. 13-16 Geography Minor T ora/. . . 22-25

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144 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES MINOR IN GEOLOGY R equire d Co r e Se m ester Hours GEL 1 010 Genera l Geolo gy ... . . . . . . . . ..................... . . . . . . . . .... ...... . 4 GEL I 030 Histor ic a l Geolo gy . ........ .......................• . . . . .....• ........ 4 GEL 3050 Minera l ogy and Petrolo g y ................. . . ....... . . . ................. 4 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structu r e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..•.... . . ..... . . . . . ... 4 Subtotal .... ..... .................... ..... . ..... . . .................... ....... . 16 E l ectives A minimum of e i g ht addit ion al hour s of upp er-div i sio n credit mus t be selecte d from the follo wing list in consultation with a department ad visor to avoid pr ereq ui site problems. A maximum of four credit h o ur s of the min o r may be se l ected from the upp e r -division field-lecture courses. ENV ENV ENV GEL GEL GEL GEL GEL 4000 4010 4970 3120 3150 Enviro nm ental G e olog y . . . .... . .... . .... . . ..... ..... ...... . . . . . .... . . . 3 Env ironmental H az ards and Plannin g . . ....•.................. .... . . . . . ... 3 Environme nt a l Field Studies. . . ..............•... ... . .......... . . . 3 Advanced Geomorphology ....................... . . . . . . ....... . . . ...... 4 Hydrogeo l ogy ........ ..... .................. ....... . . . . . .... . ....... 3 3420 Soil Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . .... . 4 3440 Ener g y an d Miner a l Re s o ur ces ........ . .............. ... . .... .......... . 4 35XX Variou s Advanced Geology Field Lecture courses ( a limit of four hours of field-lecture cour s es can b e counted toward the min o r ) ...................... 1-2 G E L 390X Adv a nced Topi cs in Geology . . . . . . . . . . .... ....... .................... 1-3 GEL 4150 H y drology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......• •... . .... •... ...... . 3 Subtotal . .... ........................... . ..... ............... ............ ..... . 8 G eology Mino r total . . . ..............................................•.... . . . . . . . 24 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AVAILABLE: Students must complete eac h co ur se in tbe certificate program with a gra d e of "C" o r bett er. The co ur ses ca nno t b e take n p ass /fail. GEOGRAPIDC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) The certificate of com plet i on in Geographic In formation Systems will pr ovi d e s tudent s a nd wo rkin g profe ss ion a l s w ith the theoretical knowledge and technica l and application skills ne e d e d to success full y u se Geographic Information Systems (G IS) , rem ote sensing, Global P ositioning Systems (G PS) , and cartogr a ph y to d ete rmin e solutions to pr o blems in th e m a na ge m ent, conservat i on, an d improvement of natural and ma n-m ade e n viro nm ents. ln a n y field related to n a tural r esources , and for many fields rel ated to the administration of man-made env ironmen ts , e du cation an d trainin g in G I S h ave gone from being s p ec i alize d skills to b eing de facto requirements . Thi s certifica t e i s designe d for pro fessio nal s w h o work in those fields , for profess i ona l s who analyze human and soc i o economic da ta , and for degree seeking students interested in ant hrop ol o gy, archeo l ogy , biol ogy , business , civi l e n gineering techno l ogy , c rimina l justice , eco l ogy , eco nomic s, env ironment a l science , geog r a ph y , geology, h ealth scie nc es , l and u se planning , a nd socia l scie nces , as well as other pr ogra m s . Admission s R equirements: l. There are no specia l admission requirements for stu dent s seeking GIS certification. 2 . All stude nt s mu s t t ake the pr ere quisite courses or pro vide evi den ce of e qui va l e nt training and receive an offic i a l wa i ver. The co ur ses th at have pr e r e qui site a r e GIS 2250 and GIS 4840. GTS 4850 and GIS 4890 require upper-div i s i on standing or senior stan ding. All co u rses ca n b e taken by p e rmi s ion of instr uc tor (t h e offic i a l waive r). Co mpl etion R eq u ireme n ts: All stude nt s seeking GIS ce rtifi ca tion m u s t m aintain a 3.0 o r abo ve in the co ur ses requir ed for the cer t i ficate b ecause GIS techno l ogy and its a ppli cations r e quir e a high d egree of discip l ine an d comm it ment. R equired Courses Semester Hour G I S 1710 Terrestrial Navi g ation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 2 G I S 2250 Introduction to Geographi c Information Syste m s .........•..... . .... . ....... 3 G I S 3250 Compu t er Cartograph y ... ........................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 G I S 4840 Remote Sensi ng .............. ............ ........•........ . ...... ... 3 G I S 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Sy s tems . .... .... ...•.. . ...... . . ...... . . 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 145 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to Natural Resour ces Management ................. 3 GIS 4 70 Spatial Database s Design, Implementation, and Management. . . .......... . ... 3 GIS 4890 Advanced G I S Laboratory ...... . ................................ 3 T ara/ c r e dirs for ce rrifi ca r e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 23 MATHEMATICAL AND COMP U TER SCIENCES DEPARTMENT The Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department offer bac h elo r of art and bachelor of science d egrees in mathematics and a bachelor of science degree in comp ut e r science. The department offers both a mathematics and computer science minor, both of which complement such majors as engineering t ech nol ogy, the other sciences, and economics. In addition, the minor program in computer science complements the mathematics major. ee Computer Science on page 117 of thi s Catalog. In addition to the general mathematics major , the department offers a mathematics major in five con centrations encompassing a variety of significant mathematical ideas. These concentrat i ons give the stu dent background for graduate school in theoretical mathematics , as well as background for both gradu ate sc h ool and emp l oyment in mathematically related fields including ap pli ed mathematics , scie ntifi c computing, probability and statistics, and mathematic s education. The degree program in computer sci ence adhere to nationally recognized standards and provide s students with a more technical alternative to the mathematics concentration in computer science . All students who are considering a major or minor in mathematics or computer science are expected to consult with faculty for advising . Major in Mathematics for Bachelor of A rt s or Bachelor of Science The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offers cour e work leading to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree. The tudent may c h oose either degree. A degree in mathematics is useful in a variety of professional field including, among many others, business, economics, computer science, government, education, technology, and science. Students are invited to consult with the department concerning career options. All majors in mathematics are required to complete the following basic core of co ur ses (with a required minimum grade of "C" in each of these courses) . The department stro n gly recommends that students interested in the applied mathematics concentration take sections of ca lculu s using Mathematica. Basic Mathematics Core Semester H ours MTH 141 0* Calculus I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTH 241 0* Calculus II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 4 MTH 2420* Calculus Ill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... , . . ..... .............. 4 MTH 3100 intr oduction to Mathematical Proofs ....... . , ........ , ..................... 3 T a r a/ ... . ...................................................... , •....... , ..... 1 5 *Some sec tions ofrhis course hav e a Math e matica co mponenT . For mathematics majors , except tho e in mathematics education, there is a one-hou r project-oriented course at the sen ior level that synt h esizes the material in the major. Each major is also required to take a Senior Experience course and to comp l ete a minor. The followi n g mathematics co ur ses have been approved as en i or Experience courses : MTI-1 4210 , MTH 4410 , MTH 4480 , and MTH 4640. The course MTH 3240 does not count toward a mathematics major or a mathematics minor. The student may choose to complete a mathematics major in one of the following concentrations: General Applied Mathematics Computer Science Mathematics Education Pr oba bilit y and Statistics Theoretical Mathematics The requirements for each are as follow . G ENERAL CONCENTRATION The general concentration in mathematics is designed to meet the needs of students with diver e math e m atical interests or background, since it allows considerab l e flexibility among upper-division co ur se c h oices.

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146 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES R e quired Courses Sem es ter Ho ur s B asic Co r e .............................• , . . ................................... 15 One of the following thr ee courses: CS I 1 300 Compu t er Scienc e I ................. .... . .......................•.... 4 CSS 1 24 7 Introduc tion to Programmi ng: Visual Basic ........ . .................... . . . 4 MTH 1 510 Computer P rogramming: FORTRAN.......... ... . . •..........•.... 4 MTH 4390 Mathe m atics Seni o r Seminar ................•........ . . ................ I Subto t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 20 A minimum of 22 cre dit h ours c hosen fro m MTH 2140*, or an y upper-divi ion mathematics courses wit h the ex ception of MTH 3240 . The 22 c redit hours must incl u de a t le ast 20 upper-division hours , at l east seven hours of 4000l eve l courses in math ematics, inc ludin g at least o n e Senior Exp e rien ce course in mathematic s, and o ne of the following seq uen ces: MTH 3110 a nd MTH 3140* OR MTH 3110 and MTH 4110 OR MTH 3210 a nd MTH 3220 OR MTH 3420 and MTH 3440 OR MT H 42 1 0 a nd MT H 4220 OR MTH 44 1 0 and MT H 4420 O R MTH 44 80 and MTH 44 90 Subtotal ................................. . .................................... 22 T o tal . .................. . .... ..... . ....... ................................ .... 42 *No c r e dit is allowed for MTH 2 140 if MT H 3140 is a l so tak en. APPLlED MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATION Th e co n ce ntrati on in a pp l ied math e matics i s d esigned to m eet the ne e d s of the sc i e ntific, technica l , and computer -b ased economy a nd to pr e p are the st udent for g r aduate study. The dep a rtment ha s made every effo rt to have state-of-the-art technolo g i es and practices ava ilable for s tudent u se and strong l y r ecom m e nd s t hat stude nt s int e re s t e d in this co ncen tratio n ta ke se cti o n s of calculus using Mathematica. A g rade of "C" or better is required in each co ur se included in th e major. Requir e d Course s Semester Hour s Bas ic Co r e ................................................................... . 15 MTH 1 510 Computer Pr ogramming: FORTRA ........... . ...................•.... . 4 MTH 3140 Linear A l gebra ............ . ....... .... .............................. 4 MTH 3210 Pr obabil i ty a nd t at i s tics . .... ....... ................. . ................ 4 MTH 3420 D iffe renti a l Equ atio ns ...... . . .... . .................................... 4 MTH 3440 Partial Differenti a l Equa t ions . . ............................ ... . ......... 4 MTH 44 80 umerica l An a l ysis I .....................•...... .... . . . ............. . 4 MTH 4490 umerical Analysis ll .......................................... ....... 4 MTH 4590 Applied Mathematic s Sen i or S eminar ................... .... . ............. I T o tal. . ..................................................... ............. 4 4 lt i s recomm e nd ed that s tudent t ake one or mor e of the followin g cour es in a ddi tion to the requir e ments : MTH 3220, MTH 3250, MTH 3470, MTH 4210, MTH 4410, MTH 4420, an d MTH 4450 . COMPUTER SCIENCE CONCENTRATION This co n ce ntration i s designed for tbe s tudent who wants to combine a pplied m athematics or sta tistic s with compute r sc ience. The required comp ut er scie n ce minor includes tbe co r e co ur ses for the co mputer sc i e n ce major. A grade of "C" o r better i s r equired in eac h course inc luded in the major an d in the r e quired computer science min or. R eq uir e d Cou r ses Semester Hours Co re ............... .......................................................... 15 MTH 3140 Lin e ar A l gebra .......................... .... . . . ........ .......••.... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Stati s tics ....................................... ....... 4 MTH 3 420 Differential Equations .........•...........•................. ....•... . . 4 MTH 4480 Numerica l Ana l ysis I .................... . . . .................... ...... 4 Subtotal .......................... .................................... ........ 16 Two of the followin g course s: MTH 3220 De sign of Experiments . . . ............................................. 4 MTH 3440 P artia l Differ ential Eq u a t ions ...............•...........•............... 4 MTH 4210 Probability Theory . . ...... .... . . .... .....•. . ...................•..... 4 MTH 4220 Stochast i c Pro cesses. . . . ............. . . .... . .... ............. . ....... 4 MTH 4490 umerical Analy s i s II ....................••. . ........•.........•...... 4 Subtotal ................ . ........................ . ...... . ............. ......... 8

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 147 One of the following courses: MT H 4290 Senior Statistics Pr oject . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... I MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior eminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . ...... I MTH 4590 Applied Mathematics Senior Seminar ..... . . . ......... •............... . ... I Subtotal . . . . ......................................•........ , ................... I Total .................................... ................ .. , .... .............. 40 COMPUTER SCIENCE MINOR (REQUIRED FOR THE COMPUTER SCIENCE CONCENTRATION) Required Courses Semester Hour s CSI 1300 Computer Science I .................................................. 4 CS I 2300 Computer Science 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 4 CSI 2400 Computer Organization and Assembly Language ..........•................. 4 CS I 3100 Discrete Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 4 CSI 3300 Foundations of File Structures ........... .............•................. 4 One of the following courses: CS I 4250 Software Engineering Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 4 CS I 4300 Advanced Data Stru ctures and Algorithm Analysis ........................... 4 Total Hour s R equired for Minor . . ...............................•........... ....... 24 MATHEMATICS EDUCATION CONCENTRATION The concentration in mathematics education is for the preparation of clas sroom teachers of mathematics. Students seeki n g t eac h e r lice n s ur e in m at h e m at i cs mus t satisfy the profess i ona l ed u cation pr ogram requirements of the College for preserv ice secon d ary mathematics teachers in addition to all of the m a th e matic s m ajor r eq uir e m e nts. Co nt e nt competency must be show n for m athematics cou r se cre dit t h at is ten or more years ol d . A g r a d e of"C" o r b etter is requi r ed in all courses included in the major. Required Courses Seme s ter Hours Basic Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . . I 5 One of the following three courses: CSI 1300 Computer Science I .......................... . . . ..................... 4 CSS 1247 Intr oduction to Programming : Visual Basi c .......................• ........ 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programm ing: FORTRAN..... . .. ... ......... . . . ....... . .... 4 Subtotal .....................................................•..... ...... . ..... 4 MTH 3 II 0 Abstract Algebra I . . . . .... . . . . . ......... . ...... . . . .... . ..... . ........ 3 MTH 3140 Linear Algeb r a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . .......... ..... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics ............ .................. ......... . . ..... 4 MTH 3470 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics and Modeling ............... . ......... . 3 MTH 3650 Foundation s of Geometry . ........ ........ ........ ............ . . . . . . ... 3 MTH 4600 Seminar in Problem Solving .... . . . ........ . .... . . ...................... I MTH 4640 History of Mathematics .................. . . ........................... 4 Total ......................................................................... 4 1 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION SEQUENC E IN SECONDARY MATHEMATICS (TO COMPLEMENT THE MATHEMATICS EDUCATION CONCENTRATION) Student seekin g teachin g licensure must take the following sequence of courses and be admitte d to the t eache r e du ca tion pro gram (see pages 237-251 ). Students should pay particular atte nti o n to co r equ i s it es and prerequisites. Required Courses Semester Hour s EDS 311 oa P rocesses of Educa t ion in Multiculrural Urban Secondary Schools ............... 3 EDS 3120a Field Experiences in Multicultura l Urban Secondary Schools .......... . ........ 2 EDS 3200 Educational Ps ychology Applied to Teaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 EDS 321 ob Standards-Based Curriculum , Assessment , and Classroom Mana gement in the .3 Secondary School. . ................. ...... . ..... . EDS 3222b Field Experience in Mathematics Teac h ing, Assessment , a n d Management in t h EDT MTL MTL MTL MTL RDG 3610c 3620 3630d 3638d 4690 3280 Secondary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Applications of Educational Technology . . : .... .... . . . .... . .... .......... 2-3 Mathematics of the Secondary Curriculum . . . . . .... . . . ..................... 4 Teaching Secondary Mathematics . . . . . . . . . ..... . ..................... 3 Secondary Mathematics Field Experience .................. ....... ......... 2 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secon d ary 7-12. . . . . . . . ................ . 1 2 Teaching Literacy Skill Development in the Content Area s .............. ...... 4

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148 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES SED 3600 The Exce ptional Leamer in the Classroom . . . ... ...................... . .... 3 T ota l . . . . ... . ........ . .... . .... ............ .........••.................. 4 344 a These two courses must b e tak en conc urr e ntl y. b These two c our es must be tak en co n c urr e ntly. c Although EDT 3610 is required , it is expec ted that Mathematics Education majors will/est ou t ofthi class by d e m o n s tratin g the expec ted ou t comes. d These two courses mu 1 b e taken co ncurrently. PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS CONCENTRATION The concentration in probability and statist i cs stresses the a ppli cation of the principles and metho d s of statistics and prob ab ility in the biologic a l , physical , and soc i a l sciences and engineering. This co ncen tration also pr e pares the s tudent for graduate study . A g rade of "C" or better is required in all co urse s included in the m ajor. R eq u ired Courses Semester Hours Bas i c Core ... . . ........ . . . .... ......... . . ... . . . . .... . ..................... 15 MTH 1510 Co mputer Programming: FORTRA ....... .......•...................... 4 MTH 2140 Com putational Matrix A l ge bra* ............... ........... . ... ...... . .... 2 MTH 3210 Pr obab ilit y and Stati tic s .......................•............ . . . .... . . . 4 MTH 3220 De s i gn of Exp eriments ................... ......... . .................. . 4 MTH 3250 Optimization T echniques I ...........•..... ................•........... 4 MTH 4210 Pr obability Theoty .............. ........... ........... . .............. 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 22 One of the following two co ur ses: MTH 4 220 Stochastic Proc esses .......................... .•..........•...... . .... 4 MTH 4230 A ppli e d and Computa tional Statistics ..................................... 4 Subto t al ........................................................ . ........... . . . 4 MTH 4290 Senior Stati s t ics Project .... . .........••.........•.........••.......... I Total ................................................................ . . . . . . . . . 42 *MT H 3140 may be s ubstituted for MTH 2 140. THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATION The concentration in theoreti cal mathemat i cs prepares the student for further spec iali zed study at the graduate level as well as being adaptable to positions in business , indu s try , a nd government. A gra de of "C" or better is required in all co ur ses included in the major. Required Co ur ses S e m este r H o ur s Core......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ................ . .............. IS MTH 2530 Introduction to Math e matica . . ......... .......... ...................... 2 MTH 311 0 Abstract Algebra I .................................................. . 3 MTH 3140 Lin ea r A l ge br a . . . ..... . ....................... .............. . ....... 4 MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior Seminar ..................... ........... ........... I MTH 4410 Advanced Calculus I. ............................... .... . . .......... . . 4 MTH 4420 Advanced Ca l cu lu s II ... . . . ............. .... . . ........................ 3 A minimum of 7 cre dit hours chosen from any upper-division mathem at i cs courses .............. 7 Total ......... . ................ .. ...... .................... . .... . ............ . 39 MINOR IN MATHEMATICS* R eq uir e d Core Sem es ter H o ur s MTH 1410 Ca l culus I................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. . . 4 MTH 2410 Calculus II ......................................• . . ............. ... 4 One of the following courses: CS T 1 300 Com puter Science I .........................................•........ 4 CSS I 247 Intr oducti o n to Program ming: Visual Basic .............••................. 4 MTH 1510 Com put e r Programming: FORTRA ............. . . . ..................... 4 Subtotal .................................................••........••........ . I 2 ELECTIVES A minimum of I 0 hours at l east 7 of wh i c h must be upper-d i vision. These I 0 hours ma y includ e MTH 2420, any upper-divi ion mathemati cs co ur e except MTH 3240, or any course approved b y the Math ematical an d Computer Sciences Dep art m e nt.

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 149 Electives ....... 0 0 0 ••••• • 0 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 •••••• 0 0 0. ••• 0 0 ••••••• 1 0 T otal............. ...................... . . . . ........ . . . . . . 22 *Note: A major that requires a min or in math e mat ics can s p ecifY the co urses for such a min o r and the t o t al hours required ma y exceed the 22 hour I ota/listed above. Pl eas e consul t the listings included with those majors . METEOROLOGY PROGRAM Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Met eo r o l ogy i s the sc ience of the atmosp her e . Meteorolo g i sts are emp l oyed in operational meteorology , met eo rolo g i ca l rese a r c h , applied meteorology , an d th e media. Meteorolo gists study g l obal weather and clima t e , and investiga t e the influ e n ce that human b eings exert on ea rth' s c lim ate. Th e Meteorolo gy Computer Laboratory provides access to real-time weather data and analysis softwa r e s upport ed by the UNlD ATA Pr og r am . The b ac h e lor of sc i e n ce degree conforms t o the American Meteorolog i ca l Soci ety and ational We athe r Service recommendation s for an und e r g raduate meteorology degree . A math emat i cs minor is a r e quirem e nt of th e m e teorolo gy major. Students s hould co n tac t a meteoro l ogy faculty member to discu ss degree pro g ram s, career opportunities , and g r a duat e sc ho o l option . Co nta ct the Earth and Atmo s ph er i c Sciences Dep a rtment for additional information. Meteorology Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses Semester H ours MTR 2400 I ntroduction of Atmospheric Science ... o o ••••••• o o ••••••• 0 ••••••••••••• • • 4 MT R 2410 Weather Observ i n g Sy s tems .......... 0 o ••••••• 0 o •••••••• o o •••• • • o o • • ••• 3 MTR 3400 S y n o pt ic Meteorology .............. o o o •••••• 0 o •••••••• o o • • • • • • ••• 4 MTR 34 1 0 Weather Analysis Technique s ......... 0 o • • • •••• 0 o •••••••• o o •••••• o o • • ••• 2 MTR 3430 Atmospheric Thermodynamic s ..... . . . 0 0 • • • •• o o •••••••• o o •••••• o o ••••• 3 MTR 3440 Physical Meteoro l ogy ............... 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••• • • 0 0 • • • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 •••• 3 MT R 3450 D y namic Meteorology .............. o o ••••••• o o ••••• • • o o o •••••• o o ••••• 3 MT R 4400 Ad va nced Syn optic Meteorology ...... 0 0 ••••••• 0 •••• • •••• 0 0 • 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 ••• 3 MTR 4440 Climatology . . . . . . . . . ........... o o ••••••• o o • • • • •••• o • • ••••• o o • • • • 3 MTR 4500 M eso m e teorolo gy ......... 0 •••••••• 0 0 •••••• 0 0 • • ••• •• 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • • • 3 M TR 460 0 Senior Research Seminar ... o •••••••• o o ••••• • o o o •••• • • • o o • • • • ••• o o ••••• 3 E lecti ve Meteor ology Courses ............ 0 • • •••••• 0 0 • • • • 0 0 • • • 0 • • 0 • 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 • • • 8 Subt o tal . . . . . . . 0 0 ••• • ••• 0 0 • • • ••• • 0 0 •••••• o o •••••• 42 Require d Mathem a tics Minor MTH 1410 Ca l c ulu s l .................... . . . . oooo oo o •••••• 4 MTH 1510 Com puter Programming: FORTRAN . . . 0 0 ••••• • • 0 0 . 0 . 0 • • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 0 0 0 0 0 •••• 4 -o r CS! 1300 MTH 2410 MTH 2 4 20 MT H 3210 MTH 3420 Com puter Science I . . . .... 0 • • • ••••• 0 o • 0 • 0 •• 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 o 0 0 • • • 0 o o o •••• 4 Calc ulu s Ll .............. 0 •••••••• 0 •••• • • • 0 0 •••••••• 0 o •••••• o o •••••• 4 Calculus IIJ ........... . . . 0 • • • • • ••• 0 0 • • •••• 0 0 • • 0 0 0 . 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 0. 0 0 0 o 0 •••• 4 Pr oba b i lit y and Stati stics ... o ••••••• 0 o o • • • • • o o • • •••• 0 • o o ••••• • o o •••••• 4 Differential Equations ..... . 0 ••• • ••• 0 0 0 •• •• •• 0 0 • 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 • o o ••••• 4 Subto t a l .......... . . . ..... . . ... . •••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 • • • • ••• 24 Additional Co ur se R equire ments• C H E 1 800 Ge n e r a l Chemis t ry I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 0 0 • • • 0 o o o o •••• 4 E G 1010 F r eshma n Co mp os ition : The Essay.. . ................ . ... o • • ••••• 3 E G I 020 Fre hman Co mp osition: Ana l ysi , R esear ch, a nd D oc um entation ........ o o •••••• 3 PHY 2311 , 2321 General Physics I and Laboratory .......................... . . o o o o o •••• 5 PHY 233 1 , 2341 Genera l Physics II an d Laborator y . . . . . . . . . .... . o o • • • • • • o o ••••••• 5 Level I Communications ........... . . . ...... . . ..... . . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 ••• 0 o o 0 0 •••• 3 L eve l II Art s a nd L e tt e r s .... . . 0 o ••••••• 0 •••••••• 0 •••••••• o o ••••••• o o ••••• • o o • • ••••• 6 Level II His t orical. ........ 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 o ••••••• 3 L eve l II So c ial Science ...... 0 0 • • • • • • • •••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 0 •••••• o o • • • • • 6 Sub t o tal ............... 0 0 0 • 0 •••• 0 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 • • • •••• 0 o •••••• • o o • • •• 38 Ge neral Elec t i ves .. 0 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • 0 0 0 • • • • • • 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 • 0 o 0 0 ••••• 16 Total..... . ................................ . .......... . . . ....... 1 20 *Students mus t consu lt a facu lty advi sor regarding G ene ral Studi es r e quir e m e nt s .

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1 50 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES MINOR IN METEOROLOGY Required Courses Semester Hour s MTR 2 400 lntroduction to Atmospheric Science ......... . .............. ........ . .... 4 MTR 2410 We athe r Ob serving Systems .............. . ............................. 3 MTR 3400 Synopt ic M e teor ology . ...... . . . . ..................................... 4 Approved Electives ......................................................... . . . ... 9 Total. . .......... . . . ................................................. 20 MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT The Modern Lan guages Department offers a major program in modern languages with concentrations in French, German , and Spanish ; minor programs in French, German , and Spanish ; an d teacher educa tio n programs in a variety of combinations. Courses in other foreign languages a nd in occupatio nal or profe s i ona l field s are offe red in order to meet student and community needs. Ln a ddition , the depart ment administers several study a broad programs , as well as certificate programs in basic French , Ger man , an d Spanish st udi es. Students are placed in courses at levels a ppropri ate to their a bili ty as indicated by the BYU placement exam. The above ma y not b e applicable if stude nts have had no profe ss ional instruction in their chose n for eign language w ithin the pa st two years. Student s can also take a test if they fee l that they ha ve insuf ficient preparation for the requir ed level or are not sure of that l evel. E l ementary courses do not appl y toward the major or mino r requirements . Students seeking secon dary c redenti als in French , German , or Spanish mu st atisfy the teacher educa tion program of MSCD in addition to all of the major requirements. They must also dem onstrate s uffi cient mastery of the target lan guage o r l a n guages throug h an appropriate profi c iency exam . M odern L anguages Majo r for Bachelo r of A rts The Bach e lor of Art s in Modern L a nguages de g ree may be completed by se lecting either Option T or Option n . Student s are a dvi sed int o intermediate and advanced classes in each l a n g uage o n the bas i s of individual back g round an d need. OPTION I Thi s Modern Language s major option requires a minimum of 42 hour s in one of the followi n g lan g uages: French , German , or Spani s h . Student s pursuin g this option for the degree in Modern Language need a minor. For the lan g uag e e mphasized , either Frenc h , German or Spanish , s tudent must complete a minimum of 27 hours of course work and the three (3) credit hour Senior Experie n ce after the core c urri c ulum. No more than 12 hours may be taken at the 2000 level. Th e co re c urriculum of 12 hour s in the c hosen lan guage must b e t ake n as follows: French FRE 20 I 0 Lntennediate Fr e n ch I . .... . . . ... ... . . .... . ....... ............ . . .... ... 3 FRE 2020 Interme d iate Fr ench U .. ... ......................................•.... 3 FRE 2110 French R ea din g and Conve r sation ................................ . .•.... 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introduction to Advanced Fr e nch Studies . .... . . . . . ...................... . . 3 Subtotal ................................................................•. . ... 1 2 German GER 2110 German R eading and onve r sation ............••.........•..........•.... 3 GER 2120 Germa n Civilizatio n ...... . . ............ . ...... ............... . ....... 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar . . ...... . ....................... 3 GER 2320 Gennan Co mp os it i on and Fr ee Writing . . . . . .... .... .... . . . .... . . ....... 3 Subtotal ............ ...... . ................................................... 12 Spanis h SPA 2110 Int e rmedi a te Sp anish . . ......................•........................ 3 SPA 2120 Spanish R ea din g an d Co nver sation ......... . . . . . . . . ....... .... ........... 3 S P A 2310 Spanish Grammar and Co mp osition I ...........••........................ 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Co mpo sition U ...... ....... ................ . .... . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................................. . ...... . 1 2

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 151 The remaining 30 hours to complete the 42 hours required must be taken with depanmental approval and include the following : A d vanced Langua ge courses (3000 l evel) I French ................ . . ...............•.......•........... 9 German ... .................. , .............. ..... ............. . .... 9 Spanish....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . .... 6 Advanced language courses ( 4000 l eve 1)2 F rencb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . 3 German ..... . .... . ............................................ . ... 3 Spanjsh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ ........... . . . 6 Lite r at ur e/ culture courses (3000 / 4000 l eve 1)3 .... . . ..... ........ . ............ .......... 15 Senior Experience" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .............. 3 Total. ................. . . . ......... . ... .... . ................. 42 1 Advanced Lan guage Courses (3000 level): French FRE 3150, FRE 3310, FRE 3320 German-OE R 3010, GE R 3 1 50 , GER 3300 Spanish SPA 3110, SPA 3140 2 Advanced langu age courses ( 4000 level ) French -FR 4010 taught by UCD German-OER 4020 , GER 4210 Spanish SPA 4010 , SPA 4020 J Literature/Culture courses French FRE 3110, FRE 3120, FRE 3550, FRE 3560, FRE 4520 , FRE 4530 , FRE 4750 German-GER 3050, GER 3200 , GER 3210, GER 3220 , GER 3230, GER 4200 Spanish SPA 3050 , SPA 3200 , PA 3210 , SPA 3220, SPA 3250 , SPA 3400 , SPA 3410, SPA 3510 , S P A 3520 , SPA 3600 , SPA 411 0, SPA 4120 'Senior Experience course French FRE 4520 , FRE 4530 , student te ach.ing German-GER 4200, GER 4400 , GER 4410, student teachin g Spanish SPA 4200 , SPA 4310 , student teaching Students preparing for teacher licensure should include the courses listed under Option ll teacher licen s ur e for their lan g u age. They mu s t co mpl ete three cred it s of MDL 4960Teaching Fore i g n Languages in the Secondary Schools. OPTIO N II Th i s Modern L anguages major opt i on r equ ire s a minimum of 60 hour s in a combination of two mod em languages: French-German, German-Spanish, S pani sh-French. Students pursuing this option for the d egree of Modern Languages do not need a minor. For the l ang u age emphasized , either French , German or Spanish , stude nt s must complete a minimum of 42 h ou r s of cou r se work at the 2000l eve l or above. o more t h an 1 2 hours may be taken at the 2000 l evel. To complete the 60-hou r requirement , students must take at least 18 hours at the 2000-leve l or above in a second l anguage. Students a r e advised into i n ter m ed iat e a nd advanced c i a ses in eac h l a n g u age on the basis of individual background and need. The minimum 1 8 hour s in each of the second languages must b e taken as follows: Fre n ch FRE 20 I 0 Intermedi a t e French I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French ll ... . . . . . ............................... ... ...... 3 FRE 211 0 French Reading and Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introduction to Ad va nced French Studies .... ............. ................. 3 French electives ( upper-division) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . ........... 6 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ . . 18 German GER 2110 German Reading and Conversation . ....... . ................. 3 GER 2120 German Civilizat ion...... ...... . .................... ....... . . . 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Buildin g and Grammar . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .. 3 GER 2320 German Composition and Free Writing ..................... . . . ....... 3 German elective ( upper-divis ion). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. ................. 6 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. • . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 18

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152 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Span ish S P A 2110 Inte rm edia t e S p anish ........................ . . .... . . • . . ......••. ..... 3 SP A 2120 Sp anis h R ea d ing an d Co n ve r sation . . . . . .... ..... . . ............. . ...•..... 3 S P A 2310 S panis h Gr ammar and C omp o it ion I ........ . . . . . . .....••........•...... . 3 S P A 2320 Spa ni s h Gramm ar and Co mp ositio n II ... . . . .......... ..... ...... . . . . .... . 3 S p anis h e l ect i ves ( upp e r-di vis i o n ) . . . . . . . . . . .... .... . .•.. . . .....•.. . . . . . 6 Sub t o t al ...... . ...... .... . .... ..... .... .... . . ....... ........ .... . . ........ .... 1 8 Th e remainin g hour s t o co mpl e te th e 60 hour s requir e d mu s t be tak e n with departmental approval. Student s prep aring f or t e a c h e r lice n s ur e m ay inc l u d e th e thr ee (3) c r e dit s of MDL 4 9 60-Te aching F or e i g n Lan gu a ges in the Secondary S c h oo l s in the 4 2 hours if the y so de s ire. Teacher Licensure Fo r s tud e nt s see kin g t eac her lice n s u re in modem l anguages (French , Germ a n , Spanish ), the co ur s es in o n e o f t h e foll o win g conce ntr atio n s are requir e d . FRENCH CONCENTRATION FOR T EACHE R LICENSURE F R E 20 I 0 I nter m edia t e Fr ench I ................. . . ......... . . .... .... ...• ....... 3 F RE 2 020 Interm edia t e Fr e n c h II . ..... . . . . .... . . ....... . . ............ ... ........ 3 FRE 2110 Fre n ch R e a din g and Co n ve r sa t ion . . . ... . . . . . . . . ..•. . . . . . ...• ....... 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introductio n t o Advance d Fr e n ch Studies ... . . .................. . .......... 3 FRE 3110 Survey o f Fr e n c h L itera tur e I . . ........ . . ....... . ........ .... ........... 3 FRE 3 1 20 Survey of Fre n ch Litera tu re ll . .... . . ...... . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . . . ........ 3 F RE 3 1 50 F r enc h Pho n e t ics: T h eory and P ractice . . . . . .... . . .......• . . .......•...... . 3 FRE 331 0 A d va n c ed Fr e n c h Co mp ositio n and G r a mm ar. ..... . ............. . . . . . . ..... 3 FRE 3320 Ad v ance d o n ver s ation ..... . ............ . .... ......•.... . . ..... . .... . 3 FRE 3 55 0 F r e n c h His t o ric a l P e r s p e cti ve s ................. . ....... . . ...... ... . . .... 3 FRE 3560 Conte mp orary S o c io-C ultural I ssue s ................. . . .... . . .... .... . . . . . 3 M D L 4 960 Teac hin g Fo r e i g n Lang u age in the Seco nd ary S ch oo l s . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Any 2 of the follow ing: FRE 4520 Mo d e m F r e n ch Th e ater ...... ............ . ...... . . ..... . . .... . . . . . .... 3 FRE 4 530 Th e F r e n c h Nove l .... ................... . • . . . . ...................... . 3 F R E 4 7 50 Senio r S e m ina r in Frenc h Studi e s ......... ...............•......... ...... 3 T o tal.. . . .... ........... .................. . . ........ .......... ....... . ... 42 GERMAN CONCENTRATION FOR TEACHER LICENSURE GE R GE R GE R GE R GE R GE R GE R GE R GE R G E R GE R 2110 2 1 20 2310 2320 3 1 50 32 1 0 3220 3230 3300 4 200 42 1 0 Germa n R ea din g and Co n ve r sat i on ........... . . . . . ........... . . . .... . . ... 3 Ge rm a n C i vilizatio n . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . .... . ................ . . . 3 German Voca bul ary Bui ldin g an d G r amma r . . . . ......... ....... . . . . . • • ..... 3 Ge rm a n Co mp osit i o n and F r e e W r i t i ng .. ... ...... .............. ....... ... 3 Germa n Pho n et i cs : Theory and Pr a ctic e ....... . ........... ........... . . ... 3 S u rvey of Ge rm an Lit e r a tur e I . . ........ . . . . . . . . . . . ... ..•... ... . . . ...... 3 Survey o f Ge rm an Lit e r a tur e II .....•........ . ....... . . . .............. ... 3 Co ntemp o r ary G erma n Wr i ter s . . ..•........ . ....... ... ... . . . . . . ......... 3 Advanc ed German G r a mm ar . . . ......... .... ........... .•.............. 3 M a j o r G erma n Author s . . . . . . . ....... ..... . . .... . . ......... .... .... 3 A d va n c e d Co n ve r s ation : Pr ese nt-d a y Genna n y . . .............•..... ....•.... 3 Ge rm a n E l ect i ve ........ ................................................ ........ 6 MDL 4960 Teac hin g F o r e i gn L a n g ua ges in th e Seco nd ary S c h oo l s . .... . . .••.... .... .... . 3 Tot al . . .... ... ............... . . .... . . . ...... ..... . . .... . . . ...... .......... .... 42 SPA NIS H CONC ENTRATION FOR T EAC HER LICENSURE S P A S P A S P A SP A SP A S P A S P A 2110 2120 23 1 0 2320 3110 3140 3 1 50 I nte rm edia t e S p anish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . . . . ...... . . .... . 3 S p anis h R ea din g an d Co n ve r sation . . . . ... ................ .... . .... . .... . . 3 S p anis h Gr a mm a r an d C ompo sition I ... . . . .... .... . . . .... . .•... ......... . 3 Spanis h Gr amma r an d Co mp osition ll . .... . ... ... ..... . . . . . . . . .... ....... 3 A d v anced Co n ve r satio n . . . . . ....... . ....... . . . . . . . .... . ... ..... ..... . . 3 A d va n ce d Co mp osit i o n .... . . ............. . ...• ..........•........... .. 3 Span i s h Pho neti c s : Th eo ry and Pr actice .... . . . . . ................... . . .... . 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 153 S P A 3200 C ult u r e and Civilizatio n of Sp ain -orSPA 32 1 0 Spanis h -A m er i can C u lture an d Civ i l i zation -or -PA SPA S P A 3220 32 5 0 3400 -or F o l k l o r e a nd Cultur e of t he M ex i can So uth wes t . Intr o duction t o Lit e r ary Studie s in Sp anis h . S urvey of Sp a nish L ite r a tu re I ..... 3 .. 3 .3 S urvey of Sp anish L itera tur e II . . . . A d va n ce d Sp a ni s h Writin g an d G r am m a r I . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 3 S P A SPA S P A SPA 34 1 0 40 1 0 4020 4110 Advance d Sp anis h Writin g a nd G ramm a r II . . . . ............ . .... . . . . 3 Co nt e mp o r ary Spanj s h Lit e ratur e -or SPA 4 1 20 M D L 4960 Co nt e mp o r ary L a tinA m eric an L ite r a tur e ...................... ............ 3 Teaching Fo r e i gn L a nguages in th e S econdary S choo l s ....... . . . .... . ........ 3 Tot al. . ..... ...... . . ....... . 42 MINOR IN FRENCH Req u i r ed Co u rses S e me ste r H o u rs FRE 20 1 0 lnt em1ediate F r e nch I .............................................. . . 3 FRE 2020 lnt em1e diate Fr e n c h II . . . . . . . . ......... ... ...• . . . .... ........ . . . . . . 3 FRE 2 1 I 0 F r enc h R ea di ng an d Conve r sation ........................ . . . ............ 3 FRE 30 I 0 I nt r o du ction t o A d vance d Fr e nch Studi es . ...........•..... . .... . . . . . ...... 3 FRE 3 II 0 S u rvey o f Fr e n c h Lit e r a tur e I -or FRE 3 1 20 FRE 3550 Survey of F r e n c h L itera rur e II ........................... . . . ........ . . . . 3 Fr enc h Histori ca l P ers p e c t i ves -or F R E 3560 Co nt e mp orary S o c i o C ultur a l I ss u es. . ......................... 3 French E l ectives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... 3 Total......................... . .................•................ . . . . . 2 1 *Mus t be a course a t the 3000or 4000-/eve/. MrNOR IN GERMAN R eq u i r e d Co ur ses Semes t e r H ours GE R 2110* Ge r man R ea d i n g an d Co n versatio n ................. ...................... 3 G E R 2 1 2 0 * Germa n C iviliz ati o n . . . . . . . ........ .......... . . . ....... 3 GER 2310* Gem1an Voca bul ary Buildi ng a nd G r amma r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 GE R 232 0 * Gem1a n Co mp os i t i on and F r ee Writin g . . ....... . .... . . . ................. 3 Sub t otal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . ..••..... . .•............. 1 2 Se l ect I o f the followi ng lit e r at ur e co u rse : GER 32 1 o•• S u rvey of Gem1a n Lit era tur e I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GE R 3220** Survey of Gem1an Lit eratu r e II ............. . . . . . . ........ . . . ............ 3 GE R 3230** Co nt em p o r ary G erm a n Writ e r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . .. 3 Sub t otal ........................................•........ •..................... 3 Se l ec t 2 of th e followi ng s kill s c our s es: GE R 3010 Thi rd Y ear Gem1an Conv e rsa tion ........................................ 3 GE R 3300 A d va n c ed Gem1a n Gr amma r . . . . . ................................. 3 GE R 3 4 00 Ge r ma n for Bu sine s I ........................... . ....... . . . . . . . ..... . 3 GE R 3 410 Tra n l at i o n Tec hniqu es for Sc ienti fic M a t eria l s ... .......................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•. . . . 6 Tot al ..................................... .... . *Higher-level course may be subs t i t uted wi t h depart m ental approva l . **Four t h-year course m ay be s u bs tituted with depa rtm e nt al app r oval. MINOR IN SPANISH . .. ................ . '. '21 Requi r ed Co ur ses Se m es t e r H o ur s S P A 2110 lntem1edia t e Sp anis h .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. ....... 3 SPA 2 1 20 Spa n ish R ea din g and Co n versa t io n ............................... . .... . . . 3 S P A 2 310 Spani s h Grammar a nd omp os ition I . . . . .... . . . . . .... . . . . . . .............. 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Gram m ar a nd Com p osi t io n II ............. . . . .... . ............... 3 S P A 311 0 A d vance d Co n ve r sation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 3

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154 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SPA 3200 Cu lture and Civilization of Spain -orSPA 32 1 0 Spanis h Ameri can C ulture a nd Civilizat ion -orSPA 3220 Folklore and Culture of the Mexi can Southwes t . ..•... . .....•............... 3 SPA 3250 intr o duction t o Literary Studies in Spanish . . ................ ............... 3 Total ..................................................................•...... 21 C E RTIFIC ATE PROGRAMS AVAIL ABLE: Students mu s t complete eac h co ur se in the ce rtifi cate program with a gra d e of "C" or better. The co ur ses cannot be taken pass / fail. GERMAN TRANSLATI O N PRO GRAM GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar ............................•............. . 3 GE R 3400 German for Bu siness l ................................•.... . .....•.... 3 GE R 3 410 Trans l a tion Te chni que s for Scientifi c Mate rial s ......... ........ ... . ........ 3 GER 4020 Advanc ed German Composition ....................................... .. 3 GER 4410 A d vanced Tr ans l ation T ec hn iques .................... ....... ............ 3 For prerequisite s and more information call Dr. Gudrun C l ay , 303-556 2909 SP ANI SH T RA N S LA T I O N PRO G RA M SPA 3140 Adva nced Composition ................. ............... .... ............ 3 SPA 3330 Spanish Social and Co mmer c ial Corres pond e n ce ......................•..... 2 Three cou r ses customized t o fit the conce ntration area of the st ud ent ....................... . . 9 Fo r prer e qui s it es and mor e inform ation call Dr . Elizabeth Ordonez , 303-556-2908 . B ASIC CO MPETENCY IN FRENC H FRE I 010 E lementary Fren ch l .... . . . . ....... .........•...................•..... 5 FRE I 020 Eleme nt ary French [] ........... ......................... . . . .......... 5 FRE 20 I 0 interme diat e French l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . .... . . . 3 FRE 2020 intermediate French II ................................................ 3 FRE 2110 Frenc h Rea din g and Co nver sation ............................. . . . .... ... 3 For mor e information call Dr . Ann Willia m s-Gascon or Alain D . R a nwez , 303-556-3011. B ASIC CO M P E TENCY IN G ERMAN GER 1010 E l eme ntary Ge . rman l ..................................•. . . . . . . ....... 5 GER I 020 E l eme nta ry German l1 ......................... . ......... .... ...... . . . 5 GER 2110 German R ea d ing and Conversation ............•.. .... ....... .... ...... . . . 3 GER 2 1 20 Germa n Civ ili zatio n . .... . ...... ...... .... . . . ................. 3 GER 2310 Gerrna n Vocabulary Buildin g and Grammar . . ................. ............. 3 For m o r e informat i on call Dr. Gudrun Clay, 303 556 2909 B A S I C COMP E T ENCY IN SP ANI S H SPA 1010 Eleme nta ry Spanish l ................................................. 5 SP A I 020 E l eme n tary Sp anish ll ........................... ...... ... ...... . ..... 5 SPA 2110 Int e rm edia t e Spanish ......... ...... . . ................................ 3 SPA 2 1 20 Spanish Reading and Co nv ersa t ion ................................. ... . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanis h Grammar an d Co mp osi t ion I ...... .... ....... . . . ................. 3 SP A 2320 Spanis h Grammar a nd Co mp osition If ................••............ 3 For more information , call Dr. Elizabet h Ord onez, 303 556-2908. MUSIC DEPARTMENT Th e Metropolitan State College of Denver i s an acc r e dit e d insti t ution a l member of t h e National Asso ciation of Schoo l s of Music. The Music D epartment offe r s a bachelor of music de gree, a bache lor in m u sic e du ca t i on d egree , a bach e lor of a rt s d eg re e in music , and a minor in mu s i c. Mu sic p erfo rmance and mu sic education are profes sio nal degree progr ams d esigned for s tudents wis hi ng to pr epa r e them selves for careers as music perf orme r s o r teachers , and s tudent s pursuing thes e de grees are not required t o co mpl ete a minor for g radu ation. Students mu s t attain a g rad e of "C" or above in all music courses required for a n y maj o r or minor. Studen ts pur suing a bachelor of arts d egree in music a re required to co mpl ete a minor.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 155 The department also offer s cour s es designed for students wishing to enhance their general under tand ing and enjoyment of mu ic. In addition , musically talented student from all areas of the College are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of large and s mall music ensembles , including band , orc h estra , choir , jazz ensemb l es , and c h amber music. The mu ic performance degree program prepares student for further graduate study or for careers as performer or private studio teacher . To be admitted to this program , students mu s t demonstrate the capability of developing a high level of musicianship in performance by passing the music performance audition upon completion of MUS 1720 , Private In truction II. The mu ic education degree program prepares students for careers teaching instrumental , choral , and general musi c at level K -12. tudents seeking thi degree must satisfy all applicable requirements of the Department of Music and the choo l of Pr ofessiona l tudies teacher education program. In addi tion , students eeking teacher licen ure should read the teacher licensure ections of this Catalog , pages 237-25 I , and stay in regular contact with both a music and teacher education advisor. By taking an addi tional 12 hour beyond the bachelor ' degree ( EDU 4190 and EDS 4290) , the student becomes eligible for K 1 2 licensure in the State of Colorado . With these additional 12 hours , this degree pro g ram is 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 examination policies, procedure , and requirement , is provided in the departmental publication titled Adv i s ing Info rmation. All mu ic majors and minor hould familiarize themselves with this public a tion . ew and transfer student wishing to major or minor in music should be prepared to take placement examinations in the areas ofmu ic theory and music history and to perform an audition in their primary performance area. For placement and audition appointments , contact the Department of Music at lea t two weeks before the beginning of t he semester. Music Education Major for Bachelor of Music Education C ore Requirement s for all Mu s ic Education Major s S e mester Hour s MUS 1110 Mu sic Th e ory I. ..... . . .... . .... . . ....... . . . ........................ . 3 M U S I 120 Mu s ic Theory Lab I ... ......................... .... .... . . . ......... . . I M U S I 130 Musi c Theory II ... . . . . ..•. . ......•........•...... . . . .... . ...•....... 3 MUS 1140 Mu s i c Theory Lab II. . . ....•........ ... .... ..... ......... .......... ... I M U S 2 110 Mu s i c Theory Ill .......••........ . ........ • . ........ . ......... ...... 3 M U S 2120 Mu sic Theory Lab Ill ....... . ........ . . . . . . . ..... . .... . .... . . . .... .... I M U S 2 130 Mu i c Theory IV .... ..... . . . . . . .................................. ... 3 MUS 2140 Music Theory Lab IV ......................... . ....................... I M U 1210 Eur o pean Music Literature .......................... .... . . . . .... . . . .... 3 MUS 1220 World Music Literature .... . . . . ....................................... 3 MUS 3210 Mu s i c His tory I . . . ........ . . . ..................................... . . 3 MUS 3220 Musi c History II . . . .... .... . . . . . ....................•........ . ....... 3 M U S 1 710 Pri v ate Instruction I ( Primary Performance Area ) ...... ..... . ................ 2 MUS 1720 Pri v ate Instruction U ( Primary Performance Area ) ..........•................ 2 M U S 2 710 Pri va te Ins truction Ill (Primary Performance Area ) ..................•........ 2 MU 2720 Pri v at e Ins truct i on IV ( Primary Performance Are a) . . ...... . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . . 2 M U S 3 710 Pri v ate Ins truction V ( Primary Performance Area ) .................... . . 2 MUS 3720 Private Instruction VI ( Primary Perform a nce Are a) ...... . .... ....... . . ...... 2 M U S 161A C la ss Voice I* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I MU 1 618 Cl as s Piaoo 1** . ............... . . . . . .... . . . ................... . . . . . . . I M U 162 8 Cla ss Piano II* * ..................•................ .... . . . ........... I MUS 261 8 Clas s Piano Ill** ............ ........ . ........ .....•..... ....... . . ... I M U 26 2 8 Class Piano IV** .... ...... . ................... ................ . . I Subt o tal . . . . ............. . .......................... ....... . . ............ ... 44-4 5 *No t e : Stud e nt s w h ose p rimary p e rformance are a i s v o i ce d o n o t n ee d t o tak e C las s V oi ce I. **N o t e : Stud e nts w h ose prima1 y p e rforman ce are a is pia n o m ay el ec t an o the r are a of s tud y in pla ce of class pian o; h o w ever , they s till mu s t pass the Pian o Pr oficie n c y E x am i n a tion b efo r e e nr o llin g in M U S 3 52 0 or M U S 3530 .

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156 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Ens embl e R e quirem e nt s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . 8 Select 8 hour s from the follow i ng:• MUS 2810 Ensemble ...................... . ....... ........ .................... I MUS 3810 Ensemb l e . . . .... .... . ..... . ................ . ....................... I Subtotal ........ . .......... . ................................................... 8 *Note: Stud e nts maj ori ng in musi c e du c ation mu st e nroll i n the major e nsem ble in the ir concen tr a ti on during each semester of s tudi o instntction or full-time residence , except w h e n stude nt t eac hing. Addi tional/ y , s tud e m s are e n cou r aged to en r o ll in a vari ety of en s e mbl es o utsid e of th e ir major area of study. M usic E ducation Cour ses MUS 2340 Founda tion s of Music E d u cation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2 MUS 26SO M u sic Technology for Edu ca t ors ............................ ......... ... I MUS 31SO Instrumental and Chora l Scoring and Arranging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 MUS 33SO Gener a l Music Method s and M aterials* ............. ........... . ...... .... 2 MUS 33SI Supervised Field Exp erie n ce for General Mus i c M etho d s and Materials* .......... I MUS 341 0 String Technique s and Materials .............. ... . ............... ........ I MUS 3420 Guitar Techniques and Materials . . . . ... ................................ I MUS 3440 J azz Impro v i sation and P e da gogy . ....... . . . .......................... ... 2 MUS 34SO Brass Techniques and Materials . . . . . . . . ........................... I MUS 3460 Per cuss ion Techniques a nd M a teri als . . . .......... . ....................... I MUS 3SI O Basic Conducting .................................................... 2 MUS 4360 Instrumen t a l Music Methods and Materials* ................................ 2 MUS 4361 Supervised Field Experie n ce for Instru m enta l Music Methods and M a t eria ls* ...... I MUS 4370 Voc a l Mus i c Methods and M a teri als* . ................................... . 2 MUS 4371 Supervised Field Experience for Vocal Music Meth ods and Materials* ........... I Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 23 *Note: The following classes are coreq ui sites and mu s t be taken concu rr e ntl y : MUS 3350 and MUS 3351 ; MUS 4360 and MUS 4361 ; and MUS 4370 and MU S 437 1 . Prof ess ional E ducation Cour ses EDS 3 110 Processes of Education in Multicultural Urba n Secondary Schoo ls* .......... . ... 3 EDS 3120 Field Exp e r iences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools . . . . . . ........ . . 2 EDS 3200 Educa tional P sychology Applied t o Teaching* ........ . .................... . 3 RDG 3280 Teachi n g Literacy Skill D evelopment in the Content Areas ......... ........... 4 SED 3600 The Exce ption a l Learner i n the C l ass room .. ................. ............ .. 3 Subt o tal ........................................................•........••... IS *These co ur ses are also G eneral Studies L eve l 11, So c ial S c i e n ces. In addition, music e ducat ion major s must se l ect o n e of the followin g co n ce ntr ations : CHORAL CONCENT RATIO N MUS 3S20 Chora l Condu cting and Literature . . ...... ..................... . . . 3 MUS 442 0 Vocal P e d agogy. . .............•..........•.........•............ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ......... . .... . .................... 6 I N S T R UMEN T AL CONCENTRA TIO N MUS 3430 Woodwind T echniques and Materials ..................................... I MUS 3480 Marchin g B and Techniques and Mat er ials ............. . . . . . . . .... . .... . ... I MUS 3S30 I n s trume ntal Cond u c t i n g a n d Lite r ature . ............ . . . . .... . ............. 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ . ......... . . . . . . ... S Toto/fo r the Music Education Major .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 89-9 1 G e neral S tudi es for the M u s i c E ducation M ajor MTH 1610 I nte g rated M athe m atics I (General Studies L evel!, Mathematics) ... .... . ....... 4 SPE 1 010 Public Speaking ..................................................... 3 Additional General Studies classes for the d eg r ee• ... ......... .... . ..........••......... 20 Subtotal .................. . .... . .............................................. 27 *See the General Swdies sec tion of thi s Cat a l ogfor r e quirements . Six hours of the professional ed u ca tion seque nce can be applied to General Studies , meeting the College requirement of 33 t otal . Cor e .....................•.......................... . ................•..... 44-4S E n semb l e R e quir e ment s . ....... . .......................................... .... . . . . 8 Music Educal'ion ................... . ..... . ......................... . ............ 23 Professiona l Educatio n ....... . .... .....• .........•... .... ... ... . . . .............. . IS

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 157 Choral or Instrumental concentration .......................... . ..... ................ 5-6 General Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . .... . 27 T o tal for the B.ME. in Music Education ....... . ........ . . . . . . .... . . . . . .......... 122-124 Student Teaching To become lice nsed , recipien t s of the Bachelors of Music Education degree must com plete EDU 4 1 90, E D S 4290, and satisfy all applicable requir e ment s of the teache r education and licen sure program m the School of Profes ional Studies. EDU 4190 Studeht Teaching and Seminar : Elementary K-6 ............................ 6 EDS 4290 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-12 ............................. 6 T o tal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................... 12 Music Performance Major for Bachelor of Music Core Requirement for all Mu ic Performance Majors Semester H o urs MUS 1110 Music Theory I. ............................... . . .................... 3 MUS 1120 Music Theory Lab I . . . . . . . . . . ............ I MUS 1130 Music Theory II ..................... . ............................... 3 MUS 1140 Music Theory Lab II. ............•.................••................. I MUS 2110 Music Theory riJ ......••. .......•........ • .........•. . .... . • . ....... 3 MUS 2120 Music Theory Lab III ................................................. I MU 2130 Music Theory IV ................... . . . ............... .... .......... . 3 MUS 2140 Mu s ic Theory Lab N .......... . .... . . . .... . . . ................ . . . . . . . . I MUS 1210 European Music Literature . . ....... . . .................... ........... ... 3 MUS 1220 World Music Literature . . . . . . . ................................ 3 MUS 3210 Mu sic History I ......... ....... . . . . ....... ..................•....... 3 MUS 3220 Music History ll . ................ . ................................... 3 MUS 1 650 Ba s ic Music Technology .............................................. I MUS 3440 Jazz Impro visation and Pedagogy ........................................ 2 MUS 1 710 Private Instr uction I ( Primary Performanc e Area) ........................... . 2 MUS 1720 Private In s truction II (Primary Performance Area) . .......... ..... . ...... . . . . 2 MUS 2730 Perf ormance I II ( Prim ary Perf ormance Ar ea) .... . .................. ..... . . . 4 MUS 2 7 40 Performance IV (Primary Performance Area ) ..................... .... ...... 4 MUS 3730 Performance V (Primary Performance Area) .....•.......••........•........ 4 MUS 3740 Performance VI (Primary Performance Area) ........ . ................ ...... 4 MUS 4730 Performance Vfl (P rim ary Performance Area) ................. ....•........ 4 M U S 4740 Performance VIIJ ( Primary Performance Area) ................. . ............ 4 Subto tal ...................................................•.................. 59 Secondary Performance Area Select two hours from the following*: MUS 161A Class Voice 1 (Secondary Performance Area)* ............ ..... . .... .... .... I MUS 162A Class Voice IJ (Secondary Performance Area)* . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . • . . ....• I MUS 161B Class Piano I (Secondary Performance Area)* ...... ..... .................. . I MUS 162B Class Piano li ( Secondary Performance Area)* ............•........•........ I MUS 161 K Clas s Guitar I (Secondary Perf ormance Are a)* ......... ..................... I MUS 162K Clas Guitar ll ( Secondary Performance Area)* ............................. I MUS 1710 Pri va te In truction I (Secondary Performance Area)* .......•............. . . . . 2 Subtotal ....................................................................... 2 • Must b e Class Piano I and If unl ess s tud enr is able to pa ss the Privat e I nstru c tion Audition in piano. E xcep ti o n : Stud e nt s e l ec tin g the orga n co ncenrra tion must take Class Voice I and II unless they are able t o pass the Privat e Ins tru ction Audition in voice . Ensemble Requir ements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .. 12 Select 12 hours from the following: MUS 2810 Ensemble** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. I MUS 3810 Ensemble** . .... . .... ........................... ...... . . .......... l Subtotal . . . . . . ..................... ............................. . . . . 12 **E n semb l es must be c hosen from th ose appropriate t o th e sruden t ' s concen t ra tion. Students majoring in m usic petformance must e nr o ll in an ensemble during e ach semester of full-time r eside nce. Additionally, s tud e nt s are encouraged to enroll in a variety of ense mbl es o ut side of their major area of study . MUS 3510 Basic Conduc ting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... .......... 2 MUS 4790 Senior Recital.................. .. .. .. .. .. . .. ..... I Subtotal ....... 3

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158 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES In addition to the above core requirement, all music performance majors must select one of the following concentrations: VOICE CONCENTRATION MUS 1400 Vocal Diction .......................•..........•.... .... ......... . . . 3 MUS 4420 Vocal Pedagogy .....................•............... . . . . ............ 3 Subtotal .......................................................... ............ . 6 PlANO CONCENTRATION MUS 3100 Counterpoint. ......................... ................... o •••• 0 ••••• 3 MUS 441 0 Piano Pedagogy .....................•.. . .................•.......... 3 Subtotal ... 0 •• •••••••••••• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • ••••••••••••••• 0 ••••••• 6 ORGAN CONCE N TRATION MUS 3 100 Count erpoint. ...................................• . . ......... .... .... 3 MUS 3520 Chora l Conducting and Literature ....... 0 0 •• 0 •••••• 0 0 ••••••••••••••••••• • 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . o • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 6 GUITAR CONCENTRATIO N MUS 3100 Counterpoint. ............... 0 •••••••••• • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 MUS 3150 Instrumental and Choral Scoring and Arranging .................. o •• o •••• o •• 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... . 6 WOODWIND, BRASS, STRING OR PERCUSSION CONCENTRATION MUS 3150 Instrumental and Choral Scoring and Arrangi n g .... . .... ................... . 3 MUS 3530 Instrumental Conducting and Literature ..............•.................... 3 Subtotal ...................................................•..........•........ 6 T o tal for Music Performance Major .............. . ................. ......••......... 82 General Studies for Music Performance Maj or SPE I 010 Public Speaking ............................................•........ 3 Additional General Studies cour es for the degree ....... 0 •••••• ••••••••••••••••• 0 •••••• • 30 Subtotal .......................................•..... ....•.........••......... 33 Core .... ............................•.........••........••...... . ..•......... 59 Secondary Perform ance Area ...... 0 •••• • ••••• 0 •••••••••• 0 ••••••••• 0 0 ••• 0 0 •••••••• 0 • 2 Ensemble R equirements ................••........••.........••.........•......... 12 Conducting/Recital ......... . ..................... 0 ••••••••••• •••• 0 ••• ••••• • • ••••• 3 Concentration .................. .........•....................... . .............. . 6 General tudies ......................... .......... 0 ••••••••••••••••• •••• •••• • ••• 33 E l ectives ................... o •••••••••• 0 0 • 0 ••••••• ••• 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••••••• 0 • •••••• 5 Total for B. M in Music ............ ................. . .......................... . . 120 Bachelor of Arts in Music Core R equirements for Bachelor of Arts Majors Semester Hour s MUS 1110 MUS 1120 MUS 1130 MUS 1140 MUS 2110 MUS 2 120 MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 1210 MUS 1220 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 1710 MUS 1720 MUS 2710 MUS 2720 MUS 1 6 1 8 Music Theory l. ...................................... 0 ••• ••••••••••• 3 Music Theory Lab I ................................. 0 •••••••••••••••• I Music Theory n ..................................................... 3 Music Theory Lab II. ....... . ........................................ . I Music Theory Ill ..................... . ........................•..... 3 Music Theory Lab lll ...........•..................................... I Music Theory TV ............................... ..................... 3 Music Theory Lab IV ..........••..........•..........•.........•..... I European Music Literature ..... . 0 •• 0 ••••••••••••••••••• 0 ••••••••••••••• 3 World Music Literature . ...... ............. 0 •••••••••• 0 •••• ••••• 0 •••• • 3 Music H istory I ............. ............ o ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 Music H istory ll .................................. . . . 0 •••••• • •••• 0 ••• 3 Private In truction I (Primary Performance Area) ............•............... 2 Private In !ruction U ( Primary P erforma nce Area) . .......................... 2 Private Instruction Ill (Primary Performance Area) . . ..................... 0 ••• 2 Private Instruction IV (Primary Performance Area) ..........•............... 2 C lass Piano I . . . . .................................. 0 0 • • • • • •••• 0 •••• • I

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 159 MUS 1628 Class Piano 11 . . .................... ..... ............................ I Subtotal ............................•........•........•........•.............. 38 E nsemble Requirements .................. ........................... 6 Select six (6) hours from the following:• MUS 2810 Ensemble•.............. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... I MUS 3810 Ensemble*....... ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... I •No te: These course numbers may be repeated for credi t . All 6 hours may be e arned in any one course number or in any co mbination of the above numbers. Additionally, s tud e nts are e n couraged t o enroll in a variety of ensembles outside of their major area of study. Upper-div ision e l ective in Music Theo r y, Hi story, Lit erature o r P edagogy .................. 3 MUS 4950 Senior Project. ........... . .... . . . ................................... 3 Subtotal ............................ . ....... . . . ................. ......... . . .... 6 Total for Music Major .........•..................•.................••............ 50 General Studies for Music Performance Major SPE 1010 Public Speaking ..................................................... 3 A dditional General Studies courses for the degree .......•........••........•............ 30 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................................ 33 Co r e ............................... .......................................... 38 E n emble Requirement s .........•.........•........•..................•........... 6 U pper-division Courses ....................... ..................................... 6 General Studies ..............•......... •........•............. .....•........•. . . 33 Electives/Mino r ................................................................. 37 Total for B .A. in Music ......•.........•........•... .. ........................... 120 MINOR IN MUSIC Required Courses Semester Hours MUS 1110 Mu ic Theory I. ..................................................... 3 MUS 1120 Mu ic Theory Lab I ..........•........................ ...... ......... I MUS 1130 Mu ic Theory 11 ............... ...... . . . ................... . . . . ...... 3 MUS 1140 Music Theory Lab II. .......................... . . ..................... I MUS 1618 Class Piano I .......... . . . ................................. ... ...... I MUS 1628 Class Piano II ..... . .... . . . ............. . . ........................... I MUS 1210 European Music Literature ....... . ..................................... 3 MUS 1 220 World Music Lit erature .........................•........••........... 3 MUS 1710 Pr ivate Instruction I (Primary Performance Area) .......................... . . 2 MUS 1720 Private Instruction 11 (Primary P erformance Area) ........................... 2 U pper-Division Elective in Music Theory , Hist ory, Literature, or Pedagogy ......... ..... ...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ ......•.. . 23 E nsemble Requirements ................................. ............. . .. .. 2 elect two hours from the following: • MUS 2810 Ensemble* . .................... . ................................... I MUS 3810 En emble* ...... .... . ...... . .......... .. ... . ....................... I Sub t ota l ....................................................................... 2 •Note: These co ur se numb ers ma y be repeated for credi t . Ensembles must be chose n from thos e appropriate to the s t udent's private instru c tion area. Tara/for Music Minor .......................................................... . . 25 NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES MINoR-DEPARTMENT oF POLITICAL SCIENCE Thi s i s a minor intended for those students interested in studying Native mericans w ith p ecific focus in history, culture, politi cs a nd c urrent issues of indigenous pe o ple s within th e U nited States. The minor provid es a n o pportuni ty for stu d en t s to bring a unique multidisciplinary perspective to their a lr eady cho se n area of interest. The minor is offered by the Political cience Department ( ee page 163). Required Courses Semester Hour s AS I 000 Introduction to ative American tudies . ................................. 3 AS 3200 ative American Politic ....... . . . ....... . ....................... ..... 3 (PSC 3200) Subtotal ............................................ . .......................... 6

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160 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Choose three of the following courses: A T 3310 Ethnography of orth American Indian s ...................•........... . ... 3 ANT 3610 Archaeo logy ofNorth America . .... ............................ . . .•..... 3 ENG 2240 ative American Literatures ...... ... . .... .............................. 3 HIS 3090 ative Americans in American History .......•... .......•..........•... . . 3 A 3300 Land Use, Culture and Connict ............................. . .... . . . . 3 (GEG/PSC 3300) Sub t otal ........................................................... . 9 Choose two of the followin g courses : ANT 3340 ative Americans in Historical Perspective ....•... . ....................... 3 ANT 3660 Ancient American Civilizatio n s ................................. ........ 3 ART 3090 Art and Cultural Herit age .... . ......................................... 3 NAS 1930 History of Indigenous/Hispanic Americans .... .... ......................... 3 (HIS 1930) AS 2100 Women of Color. ........................ ............................ 3 (AAS / CHS/ICS /WMS 2 1 00) Subtotal . . . . . . . . . ........................ ............. .................... 6 Total for minor .................................................... . . ........... 21 In addition to the courses li ted , there may be other c l asses offered under the variable topic , omnib u s or internship beading that are appropriate for thi minor. uch classes may be substituted for courses listed above in a n y of the categoric by the facu l ty member coordinating the minor within the Political Sci ence Department. The arne is true for classes transferred from other institutions. PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT Philosophical quest i ons are of the most e ndurin g interest because they are fundamental to ou r intellec tual and practical concerns . As a critical investigation into the assumptions and implication a ociated with all disciplines , philosophy is interd i sciplinary in character. However , this type of inquiry requires technica l concepts and methods , so it takes on the character of a specialized discipline . Ph ilosoph ical inquiry is an interaction between peculative and critical thought, recognizing no pre-establi hed limits in its interests or it s critica l examinatio ns. Therefore, phi l osophy as a study program enlarge the stu dent's horizon of ideas throughout the various discipline in the College, while providing the c riti cal skills necessary to analyze a nd synthesize these ideas . It e n courages students to explore creatively the full range of philosophical options , to co n sider alternate points of view , and to delve into profound issues. Becau e of the subject matter , attitudes , and methods employed in philo so phy, the student will be much better prepared for leader shi p in personal life , civic responsibilities , and pursuit of a ca r eer. I n addition to offering a variety of courses for students who are planning to take only one or two courses in philo so phy , the department offers two pr ograms, both of which feature flexibi l ity and individualized training: • A major for stude nts seeking a solid, general tra ining/back ground that can serve either as a basi for graduate tudies i n uch varied areas as philosop h y, the humanities, law , medicine , business, and urban planning and development , or a a ba is for a career in whic h the specialize d training required is provided by the employer , such as careers in corporate management, govern ment , pol itics , banking , or education . • A minor for tudents who have already chosen a career and seek to complement their specialized training/background with the opportu nit ies affo rded by philo sop hy to inc rea e their career options and generally to increa e the quality of their lives. Students who either major or mino r in phi l osophy are encouraged to take Univer ity of Co l orado at Denv er courses that contribute to the requirements or the balance of their philosophy experience. These sntdents should consu l t the chair of the Phil osophy Department at MSCD when planning to take Uni versity of Colorado at Denver courses. Semester Hours PHI 1440 Logic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. ............... . ............ 3 PHl 3000 History of Greek Philosophy .......•...........•....... . ............... 3 PHI 3020 His tory of Modem Philosophy ... . .........................•............ 3 PH I 4 t 00 Senio r Seminar ............................ . ...................... ... 3 T o t a l . ........................................................................ 12

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 161 Additional Course Subject Area s R equired Lower-Di v ision: Intro ductory Courses . .........•......................................... U pper-Divi sio n : ..6 Metaphy sics and/or Epistemology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Ethics and/or Social Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 One philosophical problem, one philosopher , or one philo so phical movement . . . . . 3 One course relating philosoph y to another field, such as religion , art, sc ience , o r hjstory ... 3 T o tal............. . . . . ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ . . . 1 8 Additional Electives at Any Level (se lected in con s ultation with and approved by the Philoso phy Department) . . . . . .......... 6 T o tal ............ .... . . .......... . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ..... . . . . .... ........ 36 MINOR IN PHILO SOPHY Required Courses Seme s ter H ours PHI 1010 Introdu c tion to Philosophy ............................................ 3 PH I I 030 Ethics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•..................•.... 3 PHI 1110 Language, Logic and Persuasion ......................................... 3 T o tal ...... ............................................ .................... . ... 9 E lectives A minimum of II additional semester hours of which 7 are upper-division courses in philosoph y selected in consultation with and a pproved b y the Philo s oph y Department to make a tota l of20 semester hours. PHYSICS DEPARTMENT The Physics D epartment offers course wo rk leadin g to a bachelor of science and to a bachelor of arts de g r ee. Minors in physics and theoretical physic s are also offered . Undergraduates preparin g for work in industry or for graduate study s hould take the bachelor of science in physics. The Phys i cs Department is tau g ht jointly by the faculties of MSCD and th e University of Colo rad o at D enver . MSCD students will receive instruction from the faculty of both institutions. Th e Phy sics D epartment also offers courses in astronomy, which are desi g ned primarily a general interest courses . Physics Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Course Semester H ours PHY 2311 General Physics I* ...... ....... ................................ . ..... 4 PHY 2321 General Physics I Labor atory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . ... I PHY 2331 General Physics II* ................ .................................. 4 PHY 2341 General Physics II Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . I PHY 28II Modem Physics* .................................... ........ . ....... 3 PHY 2820 Classical Physics * ..... . ..•...... . ..•... . . ..... ...... ................ 3 PHY 32 I I Analytical Mechanics* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 4 PHY 38 I 0 Quantum Mechanics* ... . .... . . . . . . .... . .............................. 3 S ubtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Required Option (Selec t A o r B ) Option A : PHY 371 I PHY PHY 4721 4920 Option B: PHY 4610 PHY 4620 PHY 4920 Sub total .. Physics Laboratory I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ... .. 2 Advanced Physic II L a boratory .......... . . . . . ....... ................... 2 Physics S e nior Semin a r ...... . . . . ................................ . . . . . I Computational Physics I*. . . ................... . ...................... 2 Computational Physic s ll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2 Physics S e nior Semm ar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 5

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162 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Electives A minimum of 10 additional semester hours of upper-divis i on p h ysics courses se l ec t e d i n consultation with and approved b y the Phys i cs Department ................................ 10 Total ........................ . . . . . ......... ... ..... . .......••.........•....... 3 8 •Ch eck Mathematics (MTH) prerequisites for these courses. A one yea r sequence of PHY 20IO PHY 2020 PHY 2030 PHY 2040 may be substituted for the PHY 23I IPHY 2331PHY 2321PHY 2 34I requirem e nts with the consen t of the Physi cs D epartment. Stud e nt s ar e urged to take one year of general chemistry and one yea r of e l ec tronics. These co ur ses s hould be chosen in consul t a ti o n with the advisor in the Physics D epartment. Ph ys ics Major for Bachelor of Science R e quired Courses Semester Hour s PHY 2311 Genera l Physics I * . ................... . .... ........ . ...... ........... 4 PHY 232 I General Phys ics I Laboratory ........................................... I PHY 233 I Genera l P h ys ics 11• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 4 PHY 2341 Genera l Physics 11 Laboratory ..........................•........... . ... I PHY 281 I Modem Physics• .................................................... 3 PHY 2820 Classica l Phy sics• .................................. ..... . . ....... . . . 3 PHY 32 I I Analytica l Mechanics• .................................. .... .....•... . 4 PHY 333 I Electricity and Magnetism• . ......... . .............. . .................. 4 PHY 341 I Therma l Physics . . . . . ............................. . ........ .......... 3 PHY 3711 Phy sics Laboratory I. ................... ........................... ... 2 PHY 3810 Qu an tum Mechanics• ......................•....................•..... 3 PHY 4810 Atomic a n d Molecular Struc t u r e ....•................................... . 3 Requir e d Option (Se lect A or B ) Option A: PHY 4 7 1 I PHY 4721 PHY 4920 Option B : PHY 4610 PHY 4620 PHY 4920 Electives Advanced Physic I Laboratory ................................. ........ 2 Advanced P hysic ll Labo r a t ory . ..................... . . . .............. . . 2 Phys ics Senior S emi nar . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ I Computational Physics 1• .........•..........••..........•............. 2 Computational Ph ysi c s II . ......................... . ................... 2 Physics Senior Seminar .... . .... ....... .... .... . .......... . ........... I A minimum of 8 additiona l semester hours in upper-division p h ysics courses mu s t be se l ected in consultation with and approved b y the Phys i c s Department. . . . ............. . . .... . . ... .. 8 Total .. .. ........................................... .......................... 4 8 •check Mathematics (MT H ) prerequisites for these cour es. A one-year sequence of PHY 2010-PHY 2020-PHY 2030-P H Y 2040 may be s ubs t ituted for the PHY 2311 • PHY 2331PHY 232 1 PHY 234 1 requirements with the co n sen t of the Physics D epart m ent. The s tud ent is urged to tak e one year of general chemistry and o n e year of elec tr on ics. It i s recommended that students tak e PHY 3110 andPHY 3/20as e l ectives unless the s tud ent is also a math e mati cs major. These co ur ses s h ould be c h osen in consultat ion with the s tud ent's adv i sor in the Physi cs D epar tm e nt . MINOR IN PHYSICS Required Courses Semester Hours PHY 2311 General Physics I * . ........ . ............... ... ......... . ............. 4 P H Y 232 I Genera l P h ys i cs I Laboratory ... . ........... .................•.......... I PHY 233 I General Physic s n • .................... .............................. 4 PHY 234 I Genera l Physics Ll Laboratory ..........•.........••.... . . ....... . . . . . . . I PHY 2811 Mod e m Physics• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 PHY 2820 Classical Phy s ics• .................................................. . 3 A minimum of 8 additio n a l semester ho ur s i n upper-d i vis i on physics courses must be se l ec t ed in consultation and a pproved by the Phy s ics Department .................................... 8 Total................... . . ............................................. 24 •check Mathematics (MTH) prerequisites for these courses. A one-year seq uence of PHY 20 IO-P H Y 2020-PHY 2030PHY 2040 may be s ub s tituted for th e PHY 2311 PHY 2331PHY 2321 PHY 234I requirements with the conse nt of the Physi cs D ep artm e nt .

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 163 MINOR IN THEORETICAL P HYS ICS Student s entering thi s pro g ram a re expected to have facility in u sing ordinary differential equations, vector calculus , and linear a l gebra. These s kills are norm ally acquired in MTH 2420 , MTH 3140, an d MTH 3420 or in PH Y 3110 and PHY 3120 . With the consent of the Phy sics Department , students with s trong back g round s in phy s i cs m ay elect not to co mplete PHY 231 I and PHY 2331 and may s ub titut e 8 semester credit hours of approved ph ys i cs electives. Required Courses Semeste r Hours PHY 2311 General Physics I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...•................... 4 PHY 2331 General Physics n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 3211 Ana l ytical M ec hanics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 3331 Electrici t y a nd Magnetism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 4 PHY 3411 Thermal Physics. . . . . . . ........ . ......... . . . . . .... . . . ..... 3 PHY 4610 Compu t atio nal Physics I ................ ............................... 2 PHY 4630 Contin uum Physics ... . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . .. 3 Total... . ... . . . . . . . . . . .................................. 24 POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT The study of political s cien ce is mainly the study of governments: their social and economic environ ment s, how they are organized, how and why they decide upon and carry out policies , and how n ation states interact on the world scene. It a l so includes the study of political idea s and values, pa s t a nd pre sent , citizen behavior , and recent trends in method s of r esea rch and analysi s aimed a t enlar ging our knowledge of polit ica l proce ss es . In thi s sense, the P olitical Science Dep a rtment provides stu dent s with the perspe c tive and background nece ssary to understand the complex and often confusing reality of politics. To focus that sea rch for understanding , each political sc ience major w ill se l ect a concentration either in American politic s or international/comparative politics. Course lis tings for each area are available in the dep a rtment office. The department a l so houses the College's public a dmini s tration program , ative American s tudi es minor , and urban studies minor programs. Prelaw The Political Science D epartment a l so offers prelaw a d vising to all students at the College, regardle ss of a s tudent's major field of s tudy . If yo u are thinking of a pplying to law chool or would like mor e information on the LSAT or l aw sc hools , ple ase contact the College's prelaw a dvi so r in the d e partment. Political Science Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Co ur ses Semester H ours PSC I 0 I 0 American ational Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 PSC I 020 Polit ica l Systems and Ideas. . ....•......... 3 PSC 2020 Conduc t ing Politi cal Analysi -Qr -PSY 2310 lntr oducti on to Statistics for Social and Beh avioral Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PSC 3050 Politica l Theory ......................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 3 PSC 40 20 Sp ec ial Studies (Senio r Exp e rience). . . . ... , . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 Sub t o t al ...................................................................... 15 E l ectives A minimum of21 additional semester hours of political scie nce must be completed. At least 1 8 of these 21 h o urs mu s t be upper-di v ision courses (3000a nd 4000 l eve l ) and mus t be approved b y the depart• ment. Generally, students may apply only 12 hours of credi t in nonclassroom courses t oward the major as a ppro ve d electives. Sub t otal ..... . . . . ...... . . .............. ............................. . .... . 2 I Total ............... ..•.........•........•........•........ , . . ...... . . . . 36

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164 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Course Distribution and Area Concentrat ion Of the 21 e l ective hours in p olitical science, 1 2 must be in the student's prim ary area of study: A m eri can politics or international/comparative politi cs. A minimum of 3 hours mu t be dr awn fro m the remaining area of concentration and 6 hours ca n be selected a t the student's discretion . POLITICAL SCIENCE MINOR Required Courses Semester Hours PSC 1010 American National Govern m ent....... .................... . ........... 3 PSC I 020 Political Systems and Ideas ........•.........••..........•...... . ..•.. .. 3 PSC 3050 P olitica l Theory . ............................. ..... . . . . . . .... ........ 3 Subtotal ................ . .............................................. . . . . . . . . 9 Electives A minimum of 12 additional se mest e r hours are r equired in political science courses. At l east 9 of these 12 hours must be in upper-division courses (3000and 4000l eve l ) and must be approved by the depart ment. Generally, students may apply only 6 hour s of credi t in nonclassroom courses toward the major as approved electives. Subtotal .................................•.....................•.........•.... 12 Total ........... . .... .... . ........... .................. . . ..... .... ............ 21 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION MINoR P ublic admin i strat i on is the study of gove rnm ental o r gan i za tions, their management , and ho w gove rn ment policies are fonnula t ed and carried o ut. The Politica l Sc i ence Department offe r s a minor in pub lic adminis tr ation avai l ab l e to students interested in a ca reer in government service, to s tudents present l y emp l oyed in gove rnm ent who w i s h to increase their skills and job stat us, and t o stu d e nt s pla n ning to take po stgrad uate wo r k in public a dmini stration. R equir