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Auraria Campus
Campus parking is available in lots A-N and R. Tivoli Lot is visitor's parking.
CAMPUS BUILDINGS
AD Administration Building KC King Center SE St. Elizabeth’s Church
AR Arts Building LW Lawrence Street Center SF St. Francis Conference Center
AU Auraria Library and Media Center MUL Multipurpose Area SFB Softball Field
BSB Baseball Field NC North Classroom Building SI Science Building
BU/WHSE ... Auraria Reprographics/Warehouse NP Ninth Street Park SO South Classroom Building
CC Child Care Center PD Printing Distribution Center SOC Soccer Field
CD Child Development Center PE Physical Educaton Facility SS Seventh Street Building
CN Central Classroom Building PK Parkway Center TRK Track
cu University of Colorado at PL Plaza Building TE Technology Building
Denver Building PS Public Safety TEN Tennis Courst
EG Emmanuel Gallery PT Parking and Trans. Center Offices TV Tivoli Student Union
FM Facilities Management RO Rectory Offices WC West Classroom Building
GM Golda Meir House SA St. Cajetan's Center


Campus Locations
Apply early at any of Metro State's three convenient campuses.
Auraria Campus
303-556-3058 Central Classroom Bldg.,
Room 108 Mailing Address:
Campus Box 16 P.O. Box 173362 Denver, CO 80217-3362
Metro North
303-450-5111 11990 Grant Street Suite 102
Northglenn, CO 80233
Metro South
303-721-1313
5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Suite L 100
Englewood, CO 80111
Online Courses
303-556-5227
http://clem.mscd.edu/~options Central Classroom, Room 220-H Auraria Campus
For an admission application and telephone registration instructions please refer to the index.
www.mscd.edu
Metropolitan State College of Denver is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution.


MAJORS AND PROGRAMS
BUSINESS Page
Accounting...........................88
Computer Information Systems ........89
Economics............................98
Finance..............................92
Management...........................95
Marketing............................96
HUMANITIES
Art ................................107
English ............................126
Journalism..........................143
Modern Languages....................157
Music ..............................162
Music Education.....................163
Philosophy .........................170
Speech Communication ...............186
Theatre.............................190
PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Criminal Justice and Criminology....210
Health Care Management..............219
Hospitality, Meeting and Travel
Administration ..................221
Human Performance and Sport.........226
Human Services .....................234
Leisure Studies....................241
Nursing.............................245
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Biology.............................114
Chemistry...........................118
Computer Science....................122
Environmental Science .............131
Land Use............................146
Mathematics.........................152
Meteorology.........................156
Physics ...........................171
SOCIAL SCIENCES Page
African American Studies ............104
Anthropology ........................105
Behavioral Science ..................113
Chicano Studies .....................120
History .............................138
Human Development ..................141
Political Science ...................172
Psychology...........................175
Social Work..........................177
Sociology ...........................183
Women's Studies......................193
TECHNOLOGY
Aviation Management.................201
Aviation Technology..................203
Civil Engineering Technology ........208
Electrical Engineering Technology....212
Industrial Design....................240
Mechanical Engineering Technology...243
Surveying and Mapping ...............254
Technical Communications ............268
SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Individualized Degree Program.....10, 51
Pre-Dental.....................114, 118
Pre-Law..............................173
Pre-Med .......................114, 118
Pre-Veterinarian ................114,118
Special Education....................250
Teacher Education ...................255
METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE
Campus Box 16 â–  P.O. Box 173362 â–  Denver, CO 80217-3362


WELCOME
Metropolitan State College of Denver
This catalog contains comprehensive information about 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.
For general college information go to MSCD’s website (www.mscd.edu).
The programs, policies, statements and procedures contained in this publication are subject to change or correction by the college without prior notice. 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 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)
College and Mission Statement.................................................5
Academic Calendar.............................................................7
Degrees and Programs..........................................................8
Basic Degree Requirements....................................................12
Admissions...................................................................17
Enrollment ..................................................................24
Registration.................................................................24
Tuition and Fees.............................................................26
Financial Aid ...............................................................29
Services and Programs for Students...........................................33
Student Life ................................................................42
Alternative Credit Options...................................................44
Special Academic Programs ...................................................50
General Studies Program......................................................54
Additional Graduation Requirements (Multicultural and Senior Experience)....63
Academic Policies and Procedures ............................................67
Student Rights and Responsibilities..........................................75
School of Business ..........................................................83
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences........................................103
School of Professional Studies..............................................197
Course Descriptions ........................................................276
Board of Trustees-Metropolitan State College of Denver .....................430
Officers of Administration..................................................475
Faculty ....................................................................479
Alphabetical Index .........................................................491
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 - 2003


GENERAL INFORMATION 5
GENERAL INFORMATION
The College
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 50 majors and 79 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 19,390. Students range in age from 15 to 76 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minorities make up 23 percent of the students.
About 58 percent of students are enrolled full-time and 89 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-three percent of students reside in the seven counties of the Denver metropolitan area:
Adams 13% Denver 28%
Arapahoe 21% Douglas 6%
Boulder 3% Jefferson 19%
Broomfield 3%


6 GENERAL INFORMATION
Faculty
MSCD has nearly 400 full-time faculty. Professors are master teachers, recruited and evaluated for their ability to teach and engage students. All classes are taught by academic instructors. As a culturally diverse team of academicians, 41 percent of full-time faculty are women and 19 percent represent ethnic minorities.
The MSCD faculty is among the most productive in the state. Latest QIS (2001-2002) shows average weekly teaching hours per full-time faculty FTE is 12.6 compared to 8.6 for CSU and 6.4 for UCB.
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
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.
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 3500 students registering for one or more online classes during the Spring 2003 semester. MSCD’s online courses tend to be small and highly interactive for both instructors and students. A student can complete General Studies online. For information about completing a major, minor, or certificate online, please contact the appropriate academic department. 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
2003-2004 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
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 begin......................................
Final exams end........................................
Commencement (tentative**).............................
..........April-August 18
..........April-August 18
......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 . . . .Sunday, December 14
2004 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 19
........November-January 19
...........Monday, January 19
.........Tuesday, January 20
...........Friday, January 30
Monday-Saturday, March 15-21
..............Saturday, May 8
..............Monday, May 10
............Saturday, May 15
..............Sunday, May 16
2004 Summer Semester
Registration.......................................................April-May 28
Orientation* ......................................................April-May 28
Memorial Day (campus closed) ......................................Monday, May 31
Classes start......................................................Tuesday, June 1
Application for Graduation Deadline................................Friday, June 11
Independence Day (campus closed) ..................................Monday, July 5
Classes end....................................................Saturday, August 7
2004 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 20
.........April-August 20
......Monday, August 23
......Friday, September 3
. . . .Monday, September 6 .Wednesday, November 24 . . .Thursday, November 25
.....Friday, November 26
. . .Saturday, December 11 . . . .Monday, December 13 . . .Saturday, December 18
*For orientation, call 303-556-6931
**Call 303-556-6226 to confirm time and location for commencement.


8 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
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 B.F.A./B.A.
Art History and Art Theory Criticism ..........................x
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
Digital Media .................................................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
Gerontology...................................................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 Option I (French, German, Spanish) . . .X................B.A.
Modem Languages Option II* ..........................X...................B.A.
Music................................................X.........x .B.A./B.M.
Music Education*.....................................X.................B.M.E.
Native American Studies........................................x
Parent Education...............................................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


DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 9
Major Minor Degree
Studio Art............................................................x
Theatre.................................................X.x B.A./B.F.A.
Theoretical Physics ..................................................x
Women’s Studies (Institute for Women’s Studies
and Services).......................................................x
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.
Digital Media ........................................................x
Early Childhood Education ............................................x
Electrical Engineering Technology+......................X.............x...B.S.
Elementary Education..................................................x
Gerontology...........................................................x
Health and Safety ....................................................x
Health Care Management (upper-division).................X.............x...B.S.
Holistic Health & Wellness Education Multi-Minor......................x
Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration* ........X.................B.A.
Hotel Administration..................................................x
Human Performance and Sport.............................X.............x...B.A.
Human Services* ........................................X.............x...B.S.
Industrial Design* .....................................X B.S.
Leisure Studies.........................................X.................B.A.
Leisure Services .....................................................x
Mechanical Engineering Technology+ .....................X.............x...B.S.
Meeting Administration................................................x
Network Communications................................................x
Nursing (upper-division for RNs)* ......................X.................B.S.
Nutrition ............................................................x
Parent Education......................................................x
Private Pilot.........................................................x
Reading Minor for Early Childhood Licensure Students .................x
Reading Minor for Elementary Licensure Students ......................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.S.
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 may be sought. Information and assistance is available from the Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. See page 51 of this Catalog and our website www.mscd.edu/~cil/ for more information.
Accreditations/Approvals
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 Accreditation/AoDroval Asencv
Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy
Center for Addiction Studies** Colorado Department of Health
Chemistry** American Chemical Society
Civil Engineering Technology* Electrical Engineering Technology * Mechanical Engineering Technology* Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. 111 Market Place, Suite 1050; Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Phone: 410-347-7700 FAX: 410-625-2238 www.abet.org
Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 11th Street, NW 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20001-4510 Phone: 202-638-1448 FAX: 202-638-3429 www.AUPFIA.org; email: AUPHA@AUPHA.org
Human Performance, Sport and Leisure Studies* National Recreation and Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation
Human Services** Council for Standards in Human Services Education
Music* National Association of Schools of Music
Nursing* National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) 61 Broadway - 33rd Floor; New York, New York 10006 Phone: 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................................................95
Personal Financial Planning .................................................94
Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems ...................................91
Web Developer in Information Systems ........................................92
School of Letters. Arts and Sciences
Advanced Software Engineering Techniques....................................124
Basic Competency in French..................................................162
Basic Competency in German..................................................162
Basic Competency in Spanish.................................................162
Career and Personal Development.............................................195
Family Support in Social Work (seven concentrations available)..............182
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)........................................151
Geotechnology Systems (GTS).................................................151
German Translation .........................................................162
Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation)......................................137
Public Administration.......................................................174
School of Professional Studies
Activities Assistant for Older Adults.......................................232
Aquatics Assistant..........................................................233
Coaching ...................................................................232
Conditioning Specialist.....................................................233
Corporate Video Production .................................................274
Electrical Engineering Technology...........................................215
Engineering Fundamentals ...................................................215
Extended Day Activities Aide................................................233
Gerontology (Professional Services Orientation).............................217
High Risk Youth.............................................................237
International Technical Writing.............................................274
Multimedia Production.......................................................274
Network Communications......................................................215
Nonprofit Organization Administration.......................................239
Officiating ................................................................233
Reading Certificate for Post BA Early Childhood Students....................250
Reading Certificate for Post BA Elementary Students.........................250
Reading Certificate - Secondary Licensure Students or Post BA Secondary Students . . .250
Recreation Assistant........................................................233
Technical Writing and Editing ..............................................275


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, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of music, or bachelor of music education degree, a student must satisfy the following minimum requirements, plus any others stipulated for the degree for which a student is a candidate. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog.
♦ Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all course work.
♦ Complete at least 40 semester hours in upper-division courses (3000- and 4000-level courses).
♦ Complete all General Studies requirements listed for the degree and major.
♦ Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requirement.
♦ Complete a three-hour Senior Experience course requirement. This course must be taken at MSCD.
♦ Complete one subject major consisting of not less than 30 semester hours. With certain exceptions (see the Degrees and Programs section on page 8 of this Catalog), complete a minor consisting of at least 18 semester hours. If a student completes two majors, the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentrations under one major does not constitute the completion of two majors. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. Coursework used to meet requirements for one major or minor may not be used to meet requirements for another major or minor. Students may not major and minor in the same discipline and are encouraged to obtain verification from an advisor if uncertainty exists.
♦ Complete all special requirements of a department and school.
♦ Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in all MSCD courses that satisfy the requirements for the major, and for all MSCD courses that satisfy requirements for a minor. Students should check with an advisor for special GPA program requirements.
» File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following deadlines: Fall 2003-August 29, 2003; Spring 2004 January 30, 2004; Summer 2004-June 11, 2004.
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 not 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 1
♦ 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 276 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.
Student Bill of Rights
The General Assembly implemented the Student Bill of Rights (C.R.S. 23-1-125) to assure that students
enrolled in public institutions of higher education have the following rights:
1. Students should be able to complete their baccalaureate programs in no more than one hundred twenty credit hours unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission;
2. A student can sign a four-year graduation agreement that formalizes a plan for that student to obtain a degree in four years, unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission. Students interested in signing a four-year agreement must be admitted to MSCD by July 1, must work with the Advising Center during July, and register for 15 credits approved by the Advising Center by July 30. Students should go to the Advising Center for details.
3. Students have a right to clear and concise information concerning which courses must be completed successfully to complete their degrees;
4. Students have a right to know which courses are transferable among the state public two-year and four-year institutions of higher education;
5. Students, upon successful completion of core general education courses should have those courses satisfy the core course requirements of all Colorado public institutions of higher education;
6. Students have a right to know if courses from one or more public higher education institutions satisfy the students' degree requirements;
7. A student's credit for the completion of the core requirements and core courses shall not expire for ten years from the date of initial enrollment and shall be transferable.
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.


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♦ 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 on MSCD’s website under Academic Calendar (http://www.mscd.edu/ academic/acal.htm.)
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 2003 graduation, file by August 29, 2003; for Spring 2004 graduation, file by January 30, 2004; and for Summer 2004 graduation, file by June 11, 2004. Students should file an Application for Graduation only if they will complete all degree requirements that semester.
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.


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THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Philosophy of the General Studies Program
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 leam 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.
State Guaranteed General Education Courses
Certain General Studies courses are approved as state guaranteed general education courses. This designation means that the course is transferable to general education or to electives at all Colorado public institutions and all undergraduate degree programs. There are restrictions to the number of courses that can be taken, and some majors require specific general education courses. For details go to page 54 of this Catalog or to http://www.state.co.us/cche/gened/.
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 leam from them.
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 1-Skills
Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of reading and listening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data, organizing ideas and writing and speaking with clarity.
Level II-Breadth of Knowledge
Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and leam from them and cultivate in students an informed


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awareness of the principal achievements in history, arts and letters, social science, and science. In addition, in Level II courses students will continue to develop their skills in language and mathematics.
Distribution and Credit Requirements
To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the following distribution and credit requirements:
Category Level I*
Composition. . . . Mathematics. . . . Communications
Semester Hours
.............6
.............3
.............3
Level II**
Historical.............................................................................3
Arts and Letters.......................................................................6
Social Sciences........................................................................6
Natural Sciences.......................................................................6
Total***..............................................................................33
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Level I course.
**One-hour deviations in the Level II categories may be allowed.
***A student's completed General Studies Program must contain at least 33 semester hours.
Basic Rules:
• Only approved courses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements. A listing of these courses begins on page 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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ADMISSIONS
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 Deadlines
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. •
• If your admissions file has not been completed at least one month before classes begin, and if your college GPA is below a 2.0, you cannot be considered for the upcoming term. Rather, you will be considered for admission for the next term. It is also strongly recommended that a personal statement be submitted along with the application for admission if you fall into this category.


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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.
• 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


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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 21 in this Catalog.
To apply for admission:
• Applications can be submitted online at www.mscd.edu or are available from 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 a month 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 a month 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 and


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transfer students 19 years of age or younger are required to attend an orientation and an advising session prior to registering for classes. Depending upon a student’s performance on the ACT or SAT, assessment tests may also be required. No tuition deposit is required.
Students denied admission may appeal the decision by submitting a letter of appeal to the Director of Admissions along with new and compelling academic information, letters of recommendation and other supportive documentation.
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 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 col-lege/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 andfees. 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.


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• 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.
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, contact the Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106. Application forms are also available on the web at www.mscd.edu/~ciL/
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 will receive two copies of their 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. Also, courses graded with C.E.U.’s (Continuing Education Units) will not be accepted for 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 a MSCD degree. A maximum of 90 semester hours of credit will be applied toward a 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.


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• Students who have earned an A.A. or A.S. degree will receive junior standing at MSCD, provided all courses included in the degree carry a grade of “C-” or better and, based on the course-by-course evaluation, otherwise meet minimum MSCD transfer credit standards. Students may need to complete additional MSCD lower-division requirements.
• Applicants having completed the Colorado community college core curriculum, as certified on their community college transcript, are considered to have satisfied The Metropolitan State College of Denver's minimum General Studies requirements. However, additional specific lower-division courses may be required for certain degree programs.
• Once transfer credits are evaluated, the total number of these credits applicable to a degree will not be reduced unless the student repeats already-awarded transfer credit at MSCD, or interrupts MSCD enrollment for three or more consecutive semesters and readmits to the College under more restrictive transfer credit evaluation policies.
• In accordance with policies established by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to address student disputes regarding students transferring 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 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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Freshman Admission Eligibility Index
How to read this chart:
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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. 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 New Student Orientation on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/~studlife/nsol) 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 420), 24 in math (SAT math of 560) or 17 in reading (SAT verbal of 400). 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. Degree-seeking students who are diagnosed as needing remedial course work have at their disposal basic skills courses offered through the Community College of Denver. Students are responsible for completing remedial course work no later than the end of the freshman year (i.e., within the first 30 semester hours matriculated as a college student).
Academic Advising
At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments. New students and students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising Center, CN 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course selection, scheduling and registration; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising, including assistance with the major-minor selection process, adjustment to college, etc. For additional information call 303-556-3680.
REGISTRATION
All continuing students in good standing and all accepted applicants at the College are eligible to register each semester.
Students are responsible for ensuring that there is a correct and up-to-date address and phone number on file with the College. Address changes may be made with the Registrar's Office, through MSCD’s web site (www.mscd.edu), or by writing or faxing (303-556-3999) the address and phone number change to the Registrar’s Office.
A student may register for classes in several ways. Information on the registration procedure and registration dates is published on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu).
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.


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Pooled Registration
Metro State and the University of Colorado at Denver have formed a common pool of courses available to students at each institution. For the pool, Metro State offers courses through the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences and through the Economics Department in the School of Business. UCD offers courses through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Students must register for pooled courses through their home institution. Students at Metro State:
• must comply with all Metro State policies, procedures and deadlines when registering for, withdrawing from or dropping UCD pooled courses
• may not be placed on a wait list for any UCD pooled course
For students at Metro State, UCD pooled course titles and grades will appear on the Metro State transcript and will count in the GPA and hours toward graduation; however, UCD pooled courses will not satisfy academic residence requirements for degrees from Metro State. This restriction applies to the residence requirements of the overall degree (30 semester hours minimum), the major (8 upper-division semester hours minimum), and the minor (3 upper-division semester hours minimum).
Metro State/UCD Nonpooled Courses
Students wishing to register for UCD courses not listed in the common pool must follow concurrent registration procedures:
• Complete a UCD admission application.
• Register and pay for UCD courses at UCD.
• Request that official transcripts from UCD be sent to Metro State at the end of the semester. Students are advised:
• to consult with their academic advisor at Metro State to determine transferability of courses.
• to consult with Metro State’s Financial Aid Office if receiving aid.
Interinstitutional Registration
Students enrolled at MSCD may register for courses at Arapahoe Community College, Community College of Denver and Red Rocks Community College. Courses taken at these institutions in no way alter existing MSCD degree requirements, but may apply toward degree requirements subject to specific approval by MSCD. Students should be aware that courses taken interinstitutionally will be counted as part of the 64 semester hours from community colleges applicable to an MSCD degree. Interinstitutional credits will not satisfy academic residence requirements at MSCD. In the event a conflict arises between the policies/procedures of MSCD and one of the colleges listed above, the most restrictive policy prevails. Students are advised to confer with department chairs and/or coordinators of academic advising before registering interinstitutionally. The enrollment status of a student in the interinstitutional registration program 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.
Consortium Registration
Adams State College, Mesa State College and Western State College together with Metropolitan State College of Denver have agreed upon a consortium registration program. 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 student should begin the consortium registration process 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. The enrollment status of a student in the consortium registration program 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.


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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. The Tuition and Fees Table is available on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/admis-sions/tuition.htm). 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. Complete information concerning dropping and/or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedule can be found on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu).
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 on MSCD’s website (www.mscd.edu).
Registration Status
The college generally defines full-time status as being registered for 12 semester hours in fall and/or spring semesters, eight semester hours in the summer. However, to complete a degree in four years or eight semesters, students need to take at least 15 hours a semester. Similarly, half-time is generally defined as six semester hours, fall and spring and four semester hours for summer. Less-than half-time is the other term used, which is generally defined as less than six semester hours in the fall and spring and less than four semester hours in the summer. However, for financial aid purposes 12 semester hours is also the full-time standard in the summer. (See page 31 of this Catalog). To be eligible, automatically, for health insurance coverage the numbers are 10 semester hours in the fall and spring and eight semester hours in the summer. (See page 27 of this Catalog).
TUITION AND FEES Tuition Classification
A student is classified as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes at the time of admission. This classification is based upon information supplied by the student on the application for admission and is made in accordance with the Colorado Tuition Classification Law, CRS S23-7-101 et seq. (1973), as amended. Once determined, a student's tuition classification status remains unchanged unless satisfactory evidence that a change should be made is presented. A Petition for In-State Tuition Classification Form and the evidence requested must be submitted to the Registrar's Office if a student believes she or he is entitled to in-state status.
The tuition classification statute requires that in order to qualify for in-state status, a student (or the parents or legal guardian of the student in the case of students under 23 years of age who are not emancipated) must have been domiciled in Colorado for one year or more immediately preceding the first day of the semester for which such classification is sought.
Domicile for tuition purposes requires two inseparable elements: (1) a permanent place of habitation in Colorado and (2) intent to remain in Colorado with no intent to be domiciled elsewhere. Some examples of connections with the state that provide objective evidence of intent are: (1) payment of Colorado state income tax as a Colorado resident, (2) permanent employment in Colorado, (3) ownership of residential real property in Colorado, (4) compliance with laws imposing a mandatory duty on any domi-


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ciliary 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 available under Academic Calendar on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm).
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 can be found by going to the Tuition and Fees Table on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/admissions/tuition.htm). 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 MSCD website (http://www.mscd.edu) 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.*
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 on MSCD’s website under Student Health Insurance and Waivers 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. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with the College’s policies and to adhere to the deadlines listed. No refunds will occur after the waiver deadline. Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at either the Student Health Insurance Office located in the Health Center at Auraria (PL 150) or the Student Accounts Office (CN 110). Waiver forms are available from the SHC website at http://www.mscd.edu/student/resources/health/. Students requesting a waiver 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 on MSCD’s website (URL given above) (deadline changes from semester to semester).
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 for the semester they enroll and every fall semester thereafter.


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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, ongoing 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 on MSCD’s website (URL given above). 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 303-556-3873.
*Effective August 1, 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. Comparable coverage information may be found at our website or call 303-556-3873.
Student Health Insurance
Voluntary Program for Part-Time Students
Based on the mandatory insurance requirement which the College has adopted, the Student Insurance Carrier has permitted the College to offer the following Voluntary Health Insurance Program to part-time students. This program is exclusively for part-time students taking 6-9 credit hours in the fall and/or spring semester(s) and 6-7 credit hours during the summer semester. Students taking more or less credit hours than indicated above are NOT eligible for this voluntary program.
The Voluntary Plan has the same deadlines (as listed on MSCD’s website under Student Health Insurance and Waivers), plan design, cost and benefit levels as 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 1 008 .. 1008
Total $14,160 .. $20,360
Tuition and fees are set by Metro and Colorado Commission of Higher Education 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 2002-03 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA will receive a PIN (personal identification number) from the Federal Processor between November, 2002 and January, 2003. This PfN is used for completing the 2003-04 Renewal FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For quicker processing, we strongly recommend that returning, transferring and entering students complete their FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Students should complete and submit the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA to the federal processor as early as possible (after January 1st), preferably no later than mid-February, and submit all requested documents to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid by March 13th.
Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided in the Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide available over the web at www.mscd.edu.
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.


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The amount of Federal Pell Grant awards for the 2003-04 academic year will range from $400 to $4,000 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 perform a Perkins Loan Entrance Interview over the web 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 perform a Loan Entrance Interview over the web 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 8 th day of the summer semester).
• Grants, Scholarships and Student Loans: All financial aid awards (with the exception of out-of-state loan checks, consortium checks and some scholarship funds) are disbursed into the student's account. The Business Office deducts any outstanding balance owed, including current tuition and fees, and issues a check for the remaining funds. This check is either mailed to the student or the student can pick it up at the Cashier’s Office. This check can be used to purchase books and pay other educationally related expenses.
• Parent Loans: Federal PLUS checks are mailed from lenders to MSCD's Office of Financial Aid. Eligibility is verified and then the check is mailed to the parent borrower.
• Work Study: Work-study earnings are paid bi-weekly and are treated as wages earned. Outstanding balances owed to MSCD are not deducted from these earnings; however, students are strongly advised to pay any outstanding balance as soon as a work-study check is received.
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Repayment Policy
Students who receive financial aid and withdraw officially or unofficially 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 go to MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu) for more specific information.
Financial Aid as a Form of Payment
Please refer to MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu) 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 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking garage). Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Handivan Services: The wheelchair-accessible handivan provides free on-campus transportation for students, faculty and staff from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday.
Nightrider: The Nightrider is a free security escort service for any campus parking lot. Service is available from dusk to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday during fall and spring semesters.
Career Services
The Office of Career Services assists students, alumni, faculty, and staff in developing, evaluating, and implementing career plans. Specific services include career assessments online, workshops addressing resume writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, graduate school information, and undecided career seminars. Career Services also offers MonsterTRAK, an online job-search service for entry-level students and alumni. By registering with MonsterTRAK, candidates can peruse job announcements, access valuable job search resources, post several resumes and cover letters, and network with other candidates, employers and alumni mentors.
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 both print and electronic resources, such as directories and online employer profiles, job vacancies, salary surveys, job profiles, and graduate school information. Three available computer stations have 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 including 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, Alfred Stieglitz, Romare Bearden and the art of Haiti, West Africa, Australia and Japan. The Center hosts Metro's Senior Thesis exhibition featuring the works of the College's 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 20,000 members of the general public visiting the Center each year. Visitors 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 edu-


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cation program and commitment to community involvement. Work-study positions, internships and volunteer opportunities are only a few ways that Metro students can become involved at the Center. The Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for the Visual Arts is located at 1734 Wazee Street, Denver, CO 80202; Telephone: 303-294-5207, Fax: 303-294-5210; www.mscd.edu/news/cva.
Child Development Center
The Child Development Center provides exemplary, on-campus children's programs. During the fall and spring semesters, the center offers pre-school programs; in the summer it provides a Summer Enrichment Program for elementary age children. Available to the Auraria campus and to the Denver community, these programs are part of the College's teacher education program.
The classrooms are under the direction of master teachers who are trained and experienced in either early childhood or elementary education. The master teachers plan an age-appropriate program to provide quality learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of the children. MSCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention.
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 3 to 4 years old and 12:30-3:15 p.m. for children 4 to 5 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. Monday-Friday. For additional information call 303-556-3132. We are located in Tivoli 651.
Disability Services Office
The Disability Services Office (DSO) strives to meet the needs of a large and diverse community of MSCD students with disabilities. With a strong commitment to equal access, DSO staff oversee the provision of a full range of accommodations for students with disabilities. They also work closely with faculty and staff in an advisory capacity, assisting in the development of reasonable accommodations that allow students with disabilities to demonstrate their abilities.
The following is a list of potential accommodations which may be granted based on the student’s disability and how it impacts them in the postsecondary environment:
• Alternative Testing (extra time, private room, reader, scribe)
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• Alternative Text (Braille, enlarged, audiotape, CD)
• Interpreters
• Priority Registration
For further information about our office, please visit our website: www.ahec.edu/dso or contact us at 303-556-8387 (Voice), 303-556-8484 (TDD), or e-mail us at ahecdso@ahec.edu. Our office is located in the Arts Building, suite 177.
Extended Campus
Fully accredited courses are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro South, 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village, 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, Transgender Student Services at Auraria
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (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 transgender identity
• speakers bureau for events 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, Transgender Awareness Month and other forums providing information and dialogue about glbt issues
The GLBT Student Services office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 213, 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, visit www.glbtss.org or e-mail info@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 7:50 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 â–  information are available at the Health Center or go to our website at http://www.mscd.edu/student /resources/health/. For further details call 303-556-2525.


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High School Upward Bound
This program is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in and beyond high school for youths who are low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The program provides intensive academic instruction during the school year, as well as a six-week summer session. A full range of academic skill preparation in reading, writing, and mathematics is part of a comprehensive counseling and enrichment program. 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 ranges from word processing and 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/~complabs. 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/pubhc/ccac/index.html; 303-556-8325 (Center for Technology Services).
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 303-556-3215.
Metro Bridge Program
The Metro Bridge Program’s mission is to facilitate the successful transition of students graduating from high school and entering college for the first time and to increase the academic preparedness, retention, and graduation of all students who participate in the intensive summer program. This is achieved through the development of academic and social learning communities that unite students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds in an environment that promotes academic excellence and collegiality. Students receive scholarships for the summer program, earn six college credit hours, and participate in enrichment workshops and activities that enhance their summer experience and connection to Metro State College. The office is located on the second floor of the St. Francis Center, room 3. For information call 303-556-4023.
Metro North and Metro South
Please see Extended Campus on page 36 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 two cohorts of the student population at MSCD. SIS governs the Academic Standing Policy, and assists probationary re-admit students upon reentry. Students are notified by mail of their academic status, and encumbrances are placed on their registration. SIS also executes the Early Warning System for the college, providing mid-term assessments, support and referral services to students. Our goal is to provide students with a comprehensive and individualized success strategy including assistance with graduation plans, scheduling, advising, and referrals. '


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Student Legal Services at Auraria
Student Legal Services at Auraria is a student-fee funded program that serves registered students from Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Colorado at Denver and the Community College of Denver. The program is staffed by licensed attorneys who assist students with landlord-tenant problems, criminal prosecutions, traffic/DUI cases and family/domestic issues. Specifically, the attorneys engage in a problem-solving process with the student to develop and explore various legal strategies and options. If a case requires legal representation and/or is beyond the expertise of the program's attorneys, the office will provide to the student information about community resources that may provide legal representation either on a no-cost or low-cost basis, depending upon the substantive area and the availability of attorneys. Because the program's budget only allows for 50 hours per week of the attorneys’ time, the office should be contacted to ensure an office visit or phone interview. Please note: this office is unable to advise on issues arising between students or involving any of the three institutions as this creates a conflict of interest. The attorneys can neither represent the student nor make a court appearance on the student's behalf. The office is not staffed to respond to emergencies. More information is available at the Tivoli Student Union, room 262, or call 303-556-6061.
Student Success
The Student Success Program assists new students who are admitted to Metro State under the alternative admissions process who are identified as potentially needing additional academic support in order to be successful at the College. Our goal is to assist the incoming student by providing comprehensive and individualized services that will lead to improved retention. The office provides peer advising, academic monitoring, tutorial assistance and referral to insure students have the best possible chances of academic success. The personal, confidential and supportive staff is here to help students help themselves.
Students admitted under this provision must contact the Student Success Program after they have attended orientation and assessment for academic advising, registration, and to become acquainted with the staff and the services offered. The office is located in the Central Classroom Building 102, 303-556-3043.
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.
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, e.den Student Computer


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Lab, the Counseling Center, New Student Orientation, Testing and Assessment, 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.
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, room 7. For information call 303-556-4054 or 303-556-6439.
Veterans Services
The Veterans Services Office assists students in procuring their GI Bill education entitlement. The Veterans Services Office acts as the liaison between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the vet-eran/dependent student. Different VA classifications provide different types of entitlement. Student vet-erans/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.


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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, 303-556-3559. Our web site is http://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, formulating a strategy for resolution, and informing them about the institutional process for resolving the issue. For additional information, please refer to the Student Handbook or visit the Tivoli, room 311.
Judicial Affairs
The responsibility of the Office of Judicial Affairs is to administer the discipline system for MSCD. MSCD’s Standards of Conduct clearly state the college’s expectations for student behavior. For additional information, refer to the Student Handbook or visit 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. 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 Metro experience. In addition to the elected executive and judicial branches of SGA, students’ interests are represented on the Board of Trustees through their BOT Trustee representative and on the Auraria Board through their SACAB (Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board) representatives. The SGA office is located in the Tivoli, room 307, 303-556-3312.
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.


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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.eduy~themet.
Campus Recreation
The Campus Recreation at Auraria program is among the most affordable ways that students have found to enjoy themselves, and it is among the best recreation programs offered in Colorado. The program is composed of the Drop-In Program (informal recreation), Intramurals, Club Sports, Outdoor Adventure and the Physically Challenged Program. Student membership is free with a current, validated student ID.
The Drop-in Program provides group and individual activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests. Facilities include four basketball courts, 12 tennis courts, volleyball courts, a 25-yard indoor pool, eight handball/racquetball courts, two squash courts, a weightroom, a fitness center, a dance studio, a baseball field, softball fields and a track. In addition, Campus Recreation offers high- and low-impact aerobics, step aerobics and aqua aerobics daily. The Drop-in Program also offers a new instructional component, Healthy Lifestyles, which consists of a variety of noncredit instructional workshops, clinics and seminars. Check the Drop-in Program schedule in room 108 of the Physical Education Building or call 303-556-3210 for a listing of available times.
The Intramural Program consists of individual and team activities open to all students, faculty and staff members. The emphasis of the program is on participation, sportsmanship and social interaction. Whenever possible, competitive and recreational divisions are offered to ensure participation for all ability levels. Activities include flag football, basketball, floor hockey, volleyball, racquetball and squash leagues, as well as tennis and golf tournaments.
Club Sports provides students, faculty and staff members the opportunity to develop their individual athletic abilities in an organized group setting. The present clubs, which are all student initiated, include aikido, fencing, men's lacrosse, men and women's rugby, men's volleyball, coed waterpolo, badminton, ski/snowbashers and tai chi.
Outdoor Adventure provides the opportunity to experience the beauty and challenge of nature through organized trips. The program provides outdoor recreational experiences emphasizing skill acquisition, social interaction, environmental awareness and safety. Some of the many adventures offered are biking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, family-fun outings, hiking, ice climbing, kayaking/rafting, naturalist outings, rock climbing and sailing. The program also provides rental equipment, including camping and hiking gear, canoes, cross-country skis, mountain bikes and roller blades. The office is located in the basement of the Events Center.
The Physically Challenged Program offers a variety of sporting, recreational, and fitness opportunities for students with physical or learning limitations. The adaptive programs/services encompass one-on-one or group sessions that assist in using the recreational facility. Information on planned group activities or individual help sessions is available in the Events Center, room 108, 303-556-3210.
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.
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-
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 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 2110-3 FRE 3010-3
Statistics MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4
International Baccalaureate
MSCD recognizes the greater potential for success of international baccalaureate students. Accordingly, academic departments may award credit for demonstrated proficiency on a case-by-case basis. Students who have international baccalaureate results at the higher level may have an official transcript sent directly to the Office of Admissions for consideration for college credit.
College-Level Examination Program
(CLEP)
CLEP consists of 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. Students may take CLEP examinations prior to meeting the 8 credit hour residency requirement, in which case the scores will be maintained in the student’s record and appropriate credit awarded when the 8 credit hour residency requirement is met.
♦ 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 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 can be found through the College Board web site listed above.


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CLLP Lxam Standards
CLEP Minimum Score for MSCD MSCD No Credit for Prior
Exam MSCD Credit Credit Cateaorv Enrollment^
English Composition 50 3 Freshman ENG 1010
with Essay Composition
BIO 1000
AST 1040
Natural Sciences1 50 6 Natural Sciences 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
62 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. II 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
66 16 SPA 1010,1020
2110,2120
Western Civilization I 58 3 HIS 1010
Western Civilization II 57 3 HIS 1020
1 Although the examinations are essentially independent, where there is overlap between examinations, credit may be obtained by completing only one of the two overlapping examinations.
^Ifduring or subsequent to the semester the exam is taken, the student earns credit in a course(s) in column 5 of the table that lists examinations accepted at MSCD, the credit value of the course(s) will be subtracted from the corresponding CLEP credit previously awarded.


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3 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 by 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, and information is available on our website: www.mscd.edu/~cil/.
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 leam 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 I*............................3
HON 3810 Revolutions and Social Change II*...........................3
HON 3850 American Culture I*..........................................3
HON 3860 American Culture II*.........................................3
Subtotal..............................................................9
Electives
Honors students must choose three (3) elective courses with an Honors prefix in consultation with the Honors Program Director.
Subtotal..................................................................9
Total....................................................................27
*Approved General Studies courses.
Individualized Degree Program
The Individualized Degree Program (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design and propose a major, 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 highly recommended and are held throughout the year. Information is also available at our website: www.mscd.edu/~cil/.
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
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 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 Center for Individualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Central Classroom 106.
Study-Abroad Courses
The Institute coordinates a variety of short-term and semester-long study abroad courses each year. During the past several years, these courses have been held in Mexico, England, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Central America, Russia and Egypt. These courses are generally directed by full-time MSCD faculty, are two to five weeks in duration and are available to eligible students. Assistance is provided to students who choose to participate in study abroad courses offered by other U.S. or foreign universities.
The College operates two semester abroad programs in Guadalajara, Mexico and London, England. These are offered in cooperation with the University of Guadalajara and the American Institute for Foreign Study/Richmond College partnership. Students must be in good academic standing in order to participate in these programs.
Contact the Institute for information regarding the latest offerings.
Resource Center
The Institute maintains a resource bank of information on:
• a multitude of study-abroad programs offered by other universities and organizations
• international internship opportunities
• graduate programs in international studies
• faculty seminars and conferences
• internationalization of curricula
• international employment opportunities
International Student Services
The Institute provides a variety of services to international students attending MSCD. These include counseling on visas, school transfers, work permission and housing; conducting academic and cultural orientation sessions; assisting with immigration issues; providing information to embassies and sponsors; advising on academic issues; and organizing social and cultural events.


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Faculty Services
The Institute places a high priority on enabling interested faculty to enhance their international experiences and, consequently, enrich their curricula. The faculty are regularly informed of professional development seminars, international conferences, exchange opportunities and fellowships. International faculty teaching at MSCD are given assistance with immigration and related matters in accordance with College policies.
Special Events
The Institute regularly organizes conferences, seminars and lecture series to promote intellectual discourses on issues affecting the contemporary world.
Community Connections
The Institute maintains links with numerous local and national organizations and professional associations dealing with international, educational, economic, social and cultural activities with a view to strengthen college-community partnerships and to remain current with the latest developments in the area of international education.
Language and Culture Institute
The Language and Culture Institute was established in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad. The institute currently operates a summer program in Mexico, a summer intensive language institute in Germany, and a winter study and travel program in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and in Central America. The institute offers credit through the Modem Languages Department.


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THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Philosophy of the General Studies Program
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 leam 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.
State Guaranteed General Education Courses
Certain of MSCD’s General Studies courses are approved as state guaranteed general education courses. This designation means that the course is transferable to general education or to electives at all Colorado public institutions and all undergraduate degree programs. General Studies courses not identified as guaranteed state transfer are also eligible for transfer to other institutions of higher education. Even if a state guaranteed course is selected, students need to select their General Studies courses with care. There is a Colorado core framework that restricts the number of state guaranteed courses that can be taken and applied to general education. In addition, certain statewide articulation agreements require specific General Studies courses. The six credits of composition, ENG 1010 and ENG 1020, will be acceptable anywhere in the state. With the exception of the sciences, students are advised to take only one state guaranteed course in each category below to maximize applicability for general education at another institution. For details go to http://www.state.co.us/cche/gened/. State guaranteed general education courses are designated with a GT for Guaranteed Transfer. The rest of the code indicates the part of the core to which the course applies.
GT-AH1 Arts
GT-AH2 Literature
GT-AH3 Ways of Thinking
GT-COl Intro. Writing Course
GT-C02 Intermediate Composition
GT-HI1 History
GT-MA1 Mathematics
GT-SC1 Physical and Life Sciences
GT-SS1 Economic and Political Systems
GT-SS2 Geography
GT-SS3 Human Behavior and Social Systems
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;


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5. Organize ideas; and
6. Communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.
MSCD students should:
7. Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems;
8. Have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science; and
9. Be introduced to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field.
Structure of the General Studies Program
The General Studies Program is structured to foster the development of skills and to encourage students to use their mastery of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Program provides two levels of experience:
Level I—Skills
Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of reading and listening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data, organizing ideas, and writing and speaking with clarity.
Level II-Breadth of Knowledge
Level II courses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge, problems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable students to communicate with experts in other disciplines and 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.
Distribution and Credit Requirements
To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the following distribution and credit requirements:
Category Semester Hours
Level I*
Composition....................................................................6
Mathematics....................................................................3
Communications.................................................................3
Level II**
Historical.....................................................................3
Arts and Letters...............................................................6
Social Sciences................................................................6
Natural Sciences...............................................................6
Total***......................................................................33
*A transfer course or courses of at 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.


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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 Reading, Writing and Mathematics Placement Examinations). 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. Degree-seeking students who are diagnosed as needing remedial course work have at their disposal basic skills courses offered through the Community College of Denver. Students are responsible for completing remedial course work no later than the end of the freshman year (i.e., within the first 30 semester hours matriculated as a college student). Students should be aware, however, that no credit is given for courses that are below the college level. Also, please see page 24 of this Catalog.
Placement Test Prerequisites
Students must have a passing score on the appropriate placement test before they will be allowed to register for Level I General Studies courses in English, mathematics and reading. Exceptions will be made for students who have earned at least a grade of “C” in the community college course specified by the department. The Assessment Center administers the placement tests. Students should consult an advisor
in the Advising Center for guidance in selecting the appropriate Level I courses.
COMPOSITION REQUIRED COURSES (minimum 6 semester hours)
ao ENG 1010 (GT-COl) Freshman Composition: The Essay......................3
ao ENG 1020 (GT-C02) Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research & Documentation . . .3
(“ao" indicates that the course is available online.)
Rules: Composition Requirement
♦ Students must complete the ENG 1010 requirement within their first 30 semester hours at MSCD and the ENG 1020 requirement within their first 60 semester hours. These requirements may be postponed only if approved in writing by the English Department.
♦ Students must demonstrate the adequacy of their writing skills in the placement exam before enrolling in ENG 1010. Those students whose writing skills are inadequate will be counseled on how to improve those skills. Students may be required to complete additional course work.
♦ Students will have satisfied the Level 1 composition requirements if they: i/ satisfactorily complete ENG 1010 and 1020, or
s/ 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 (GT-MA1) College Algebra ......................................4
ao MTH 1210 (GT-MA1) Introduction to Statistics ...........................4
ao MTH 1310 (GT-MA1) Finite Mathematics for the Management & Social Sciences.4
MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematics I..............................4


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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 1 mathematics requirements if they:
•/ pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Level 1 mathematics credit (see courses listed above), or
/ pass a CLEP or AP examination approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department, or
✓ successfully complete a mathematics course for which a Level I mathematics course is a prerequisite, or
✓ transfer an equivalent course.
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is determined by the department offering the Level I course.
COMMUNICATIONS (minimum 3 semester hours)*
FRE 1020 Elementary French II.....................................5
GER 1020 Elementary German II.....................................5
HON 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking.............................3
PHI 1110 Language, Logic & Persuasion ............................3
RDG 1510 Cognitive Strategies for Analytical Reading .............3
SPA 1020 Elementary Spanish II....................................5
ao SPE 1010 Public Speaking .........................................3
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:
\/ pass an approved Level I communication course (listed above), or
\/ pass a CLEP or AP examination approved by a department offering a Level I communication course, or
✓ transfer an equivalent course, or
>/ 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
\/ pass or transfer an advanced foreign language course that is taught in the foreign language and that has MSCD’s FRE 1020, GER 1020 and SPA 1020 or equivalent course work, or more advanced course work as a prerequisite, or
✓ pass 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.


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*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 l 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:
•/ Courses numbered 1000 to 1990: minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing preassessment placement tests
✓ Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course requirement and either ENG 1010 or the Level I communication course requirement
Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I General Studies course requirements
♦Natural Science and Social Science:
✓ 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 I communication course requirement
✓ 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.


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HISTORICAL (minimum 3 semester hours)*
Historical courses aim to impart a broad knowledge of history with emphasis upon the major forces, persons and events that have shaped the modem world.
FRE 3550 French Historical Perspectives...........................3
HIS 1000 American Civilization....................................3
HIS 1010HON 1010(GT-HI1) Western Civilization to 1715.........................3
HIS 1G2QHON 1G20(GT-HI1) Western Civilization since 1715 .....................3
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HIS 1030 HIS 1040 HIS 1110
HIS 1210 (GT-HI1) HIS 1220 (GT-HI1) HIS 1250
HIS 1650/WMS 1650 HIS 1910/CHS 1010 HIS 1920/CHS 1020 HIS 1940/AAS 1130 HIS 2010
me HIS 2950/AAS 2130 HIS 3060 ao/mc HIS 3090 HIS 3120 HIS 3140 HIS 3310 HIS 3320 me HIS 3590 HIS 3700 HIS 3740 HIS 3810
me HIS 4110/HON 3850 HIS 4120/HON 3860
World History to 1500 ......................................3
World History since 1500 ...................................3
Colorado History I .........................................3
American History to 1865 ...................................3
American History since 1865 ................................3
China, Japan, Korea since 1800 .............................3
Women in U.S. History.......................................3
History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian & Colonial Periods .. .3
History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present.3
Survey of African History..................................3
Contemporary World History ................................3
West African Civilizations ................................3
Rome and the Caesars.......................................3
Native Americans in American History.......................3
Medieval History ..........................................3
Renaissance & Reformation .................................3
England to 1714 ...........................................3
England since 1714.........................................3
American Immigration History ..............................3
Modem China................................................3
Modem Japan ...............................................3
Latin America: Republics ..................................3
American Culture I ........................................3
American Culture II .......................................3
HON1010HIS1010(GT-mi) Western Civilization to 1715...............................3
HON 1Q20MS 1020(GT-mi) Western Civilization since 1715 ..........................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


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ao 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 1011/PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy .....................................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 (GT-AH1) 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
me MUS 3050 Musics of the World.............................................3
PHI 1010/HON 1011 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
PHI 3370 Computers, Ethics, and Society..................................3
ao PSC 3050 Political Theory................................................3
ao RDG 3060 Critical Reading/Thinking.......................................3
SPA 3200 Culture & Civilization of Spain.................................3
SPA 3210 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization.........................3
SPA 3220 Folklore & Culture of the Mexican Southwest.....................3
SPE 2770/WMS 2770 Gender & Communication..........................................3
SPE 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


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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 (GT-SS3) 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 CJC 1010 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System.................3
me ECE 4360 Cultural Influence on the Socialization of Children.........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., 1945-1990s.....................................3
ao/mc HMT 1850 Multicultural/Multinational Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment . . .3
ao HON 1001/PSY 1001 (GT-SS3) 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


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PSC 3630 Latin American Politics.....................................3
ao PSY 1001/HON 1001 (GT-SS3) Introductory Psychology....................................3
PSY 1800 Developmental Educational Psychology .......................4
PSY 2160 Personality & Adjustment....................................3
ao 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 (GT-SS3) 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.
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* (GT-SC1) General Introduction to Biology ..............................3
BIO 1090* (GT-SC1) 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.......................................4
CHE 1150** Principles of Chemistry Laboratory............................1
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
EET 1001 Electronics: An Introduction..................................3
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


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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
FLES 2150 Alternative Therapies for Health & Healing ...................3
HES 3450 Dynamics of Disease...........................................3
HES 3810/BIO 3530 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors....................3
HON 2800 History of Science............................................3
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
*In order to receive General Studies credit, both BIO 1080 and 1090 must be successfully completed. This is true also for State Guaranteed General Education credit.
**CHE 1100 and CHE 1150 must be successfully completed to receive General Studies credit.
***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


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if the course is approved for that use. If the course is used for General Studies, the Level II General Studies restrictions remain in effect, e.g., no courses with the major prefix may be used.
A one-hour deviation in the Multicultural requirement will be allowed for courses judged to be similar in content to an existing Multicultural course. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Multicultural course.
AAS 1010 Introduction to African American Studies....................3
AAS 1130/HIS 1940 Survey of African History...................................3
AAS 2130/HIS 2950 West African Civilizations .................................3
AAS 2200/PSC 2200 Politics & Black People.....................................3
AAS 3240/ENG 3240 African American Literature.................................3
AAS 3300/SOC 3140 The Black Community ........................................3
ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication................................3
ANT 3310 Ethnography of North American Indians.......................3
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
ECE 4360 Cultural Influence on the Socialization of Children.........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
ao HIS 3090 Native Americans in American History........................3
HIS 3590 American Immigration History ...............................3
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
NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studies.....................3
NAS 3200/PSC 3200 Native American Politics....................................3
PS Y 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


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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 1 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
ART 4751 Communication Design Senior Experience:
Portfolio Development .......................................3
ART 4755 Exhibiting the Art Object ...................................3
BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology............................................4
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 Developmental^ 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
EET4110 Senior Project II ...........................................2
ENG 4520 Advanced Writing.............................................3
ENG 4610 Theories & Techniques in Literary Criticism..................3
ENG 4640 Teaching English, 7-12.......................................3
ENG 4660 Teaching Literature & Language, K-6..........................3
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
ao HCM4510 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 4850 Seminar in Athletic Training.................................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


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me MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity.......................................3
ao MGT 4950 Strategic Management......................................3
MTH 4210 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
MUS 4110 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 Senior Recital Performance................................4
MUS 4790 Senior Recital Project ...................................1
MUS 4950 Senior Project............................................3
NUR 4850 Nursing Senior Experience ................................4
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
SOC 4710 Applied Sociology.........................................3
SPA 4200 Spanish-American Essay: 19th & 20th Centuries.............3
SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language...........................3
SPE 4090 Classical Rhetoric........................................3
SPE4120 Freedom of Speech.........................................3
SPE 4500 Clinical Methods in Communication Disorders...............3
SPE 4790 Communication Theory Building and Research Methodology ... .3
SUR 4300 Geodesy II ...............................................3
SUR 4530 Site Planning.............................................3
SUR 4540 Boundary Law II...........................................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 on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm). 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.
Falsified Transcripts and Diplomas
Altering, modifying, tampering with, or in any way falsifying an official Metropolitan State College of Denver transcript or diploma is a crime. The College has implemented multiple measures to detect such conduct. To protect the integrity and value of a Metro State degree, the Attorney General will vigorously prosecute those who commit these crimes through the criminal justice system.
In addition, students found responsible for falsifying an official MSCD transcript or diploma, will face a College judicial hearing and appropriate sanctions may be imposed, including suspension, dismissal, and loss of credit, which could affect the student’s permanent record.
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:


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The President's Award (one senior); the Special Service Award for Academic Affairs (one senior) and for Student Services (one senior); Outstanding Student Awards (seniors from each school); Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (seniors); American Association of University Women (AAUW) Award (senior woman). Other awards include Special Service Award for Exceptionally Challenged Students, Student Government Assembly Award, Charles W. Fisher Award and the Colorado Engineering Council Award.
Information and applications for these awards are available in Central Classroom Building, room 313. Awards are presented at the annual banquet the night before graduation.
In addition to annual awards, students with outstanding academic achievements are recognized by being named on the College's Flonor 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 303-556-3040.
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 303-556-3040.
Grades and Notations
Grades
Alphabetical grades and status symbols are as follows:
A — Superior........................4 quality points per semester hour attempted
B — Above Average ..................3 quality points per semester hour attempted
C — Average.........................2 quality points per semester hour attempted
D — Below Average but Passing.......1 quality point per semester hour attempted
F — Failure ........................0 quality points per semester hour attempted
(Grade— Preparatory.................0 quality points per semester hour attempted
Notations
AP - Advanced Placement
CC - Continuing Correspondence Course
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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.
P - Pass
PL - Portfolio Assessment
PP - PEP Exam
S - Satisfactory (limited to internships, practicums, field experience courses and workshops)
SA - Study Abroad
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.


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• 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 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.


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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.
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 Academic Calendar on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm) 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.
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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.
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.
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During any semester that a student is on academic probation, the student must make progress toward good standing with the institution by taking all of the following actions:
• achieve a semester GPA of 2.2 or higher
• register and complete a minimum of 3 but no more than 12 semester hours (3 to 6 semester hours for summer semester)
• take required activities as negotiated with the director of Student Intervention Services (may include certain classes, repeated courses, tutoring or other activities)
While on academic probation, a student may pre-register for the first semester following the academic warning status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequent academic probation status semesters, a GPA of at least 2.2 must be verified prior to registration.
Academic Suspension
A student on academic probation not making progress toward good standing will be prohibited from registering for one calendar year from the date of suspension. Appeal of suspension for this reason will be submitted to the director of Student Intervention Services. The director of Student Intervention Services will then deliver the appeal materials to the Student Academic Review Committee, which will review the appeal and notify the student of its decision. A student may appeal a suspension only two times in his or her academic career at the College.
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.
Withdrawal/Emergency
Students who must withdraw from all classes during a semester due to a serious personal or medical emergency should contact the Student Accounts Office, CN 110, 303-556-6188 for assistance and information on emergency withdrawal procedures.
Students who must withdraw from all classes during a semester due to a military or state call to action should contact Veterans’ Services, CN 105, 303-556-2993 for assistance.


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STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Policies and Procedures
Generally, the policies and procedures contained in this College Catalog must be followed by students currently enrolled for the 2003 fall semester and the 2004 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 concern, please check with the appropriate office. An abbreviated version of the policies and procedures are contained in this section. For the complete Students Rights and Responsibilities, you may access the web at http://www.mscd.edu/~themet/Handbook02_03/content/stan-dards.html#standardsl 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, 303-556-3040.
Academic Honesty
Students have a responsibility to maintain standards of academic ethics and honesty. Cases of cheating or plagiarism are handled within the policies of Academic Affairs in accordance with procedures outlined in the MSCD Student Handbook.
Conduct of Students
MSCD policy provides students the largest degree of freedom consistent with good work and orderly conduct. The Student Handbook contains standards of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. Information regarding students' rights and responsibilities, including the student due process procedure (the procedural rights provided to students at MSCD before disciplinary action is imposed), is available in Tivoli 311, Central Classroom 313, or via the web at: http://www.mscd.edu/~themet/Handbook02_03/content/stan-dards.html#standards 1.
Student Conduct Code
The Student Conduct 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, for example.


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Respect for Rights of Others
The student assumes certain obligations of performance and behavior while attending MSCD. Based on this premise, reasonable policies, procedures and regulations have been developed to guarantee each student's opportunity to leam and to protect the fundamental rights of others. MSCD students neither gain nor lose any of the rights and responsibilities of other citizens by virtue of their student status.
As members of an academic community, students are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and responsible manner. Students should try at all times to promote a sense of cooperation and civility within the College and work to build an atmosphere which will be most conducive to the goals of higher education within the institution.
Students, while within College facilities or while participating in Collegevsponsored activities (on-campus and/or off-campus), are expected to comply with College rules and regulations and with the regulations of 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.
11. Expect reasonable academic assistance from the appropriate department.
12. Be informed of academic standards expected of them in the classroom through a syllabus and/or course outline. Academic standards shall include, but not be limited to, classroom civility, class attendance requirements, objectives to be achieved, and the grading criteria that will be applied to a particular course of study.


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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 for one class session, and report it to the Student Judicial Officer. Should such disorderly or disruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campus Police, the Student Judicial Officer, and the appropriate Department Chair and 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 Misconduct
Academic dishonesty or misconduct is a serious offense at the College because it diminishes the quality of scholarship and the learning experience for everyone on campus. In order to encourage and foster academic excellence, the College expects students to conduct themselves in accordance with certain generally accepted norms of scholarship and professional behavior. Because of this expectation, the College does not condone any form of academic misconduct.
Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to, plagiarism, cheating, fabrication, multiple submissions, collaboration, or facilitation of academic dishonesty, or knowingly or recklessly furnishing false information to the College. Academic misconduct is an unacceptable activity in scholarship, and is in conflict with academic and professional ethics and morals. Consequently, students who are found to have engaged in some form of academic misconduct may be subject to:
1. Reduction in grade, including a zero or an “F” or permanent “F” on the work in question.
2. Other academic penalties as outlined in the professor’s course requirements and expectations, and/or syllabus.
3. Disciplinary action and/or other sanctions that will be determined on the basis of the seriousness of the offense.
4. Any combination thereof.
Generally, a student’s intentions will not be the primary consideration in the determination of whether academic misconduct has occurred. A student’s intentions will usually be considered only during the process of deciding on the appropriate sanctions or penalties.
Definitions of academic misconduct include, but are not limited to:
Plagiarism is the act of appropriating another’s work. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
1. The written, artistic, or musical composition of another; or the ideas, language, or symbols of same and passing them off as the product of one’s own work.
2. The lifting of a substantial or essential portion of another’s work.
3. The unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency, including web sites, that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic material.
Cheating is the act of using or attempting to use, in examination or other academic work or material, information, or study aids which are not permitted by the instructor. Cheating includes, but is not limited to:
1. Using books, notes, or calculators, or copying from or conversing with others during an examination.
2. Having someone else do research, write papers, or take examinations.
3. Doing research, writing papers, or taking examinations for someone else.
4. Possession, use or distribution of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the college faculty, staff or other students.


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Fabrication is the invention or falsification of material or its source and its use as an authority in academic work. Fabrication includes, but is not limited to:
1. Inventing the data for a scientific experiment.
2. Inventing the title and author of a publication in order to use the invented publication as a source.
3. Knowingly attributing material to an incorrect source.
Academic Dishonesty Procedures, Student Conduct Code, and Judiciau Process
Refer to the most current Student Handbook in the Office of Student Life for complete information. You may also access it via the web at: http://www.mscd.edu/~themet/Handbook02_03/standards.html#stan-dards1.
Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination based on sex. It is prohibited by law and College policy. In the educational context, sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
a. submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's status in a course, program, activity, or educational evaluation
b. submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for educational decisions affecting that individual
c. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's academic performance or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational environment
Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors, such as repeated derogatory sexual remarks, negotiation for sexual favors as a quid pro quo for grades or recommendations, or threatened or actual sexual assault. These and similar behaviors seriously undermine the teaching and learning environment and can be grounds for disciplinary action. Sexual harassment should be reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2939. Sexual assaults should be reported to the Auraria Campus Police at 303-556-3271.
Written policies addressing these issues in greater detail are available from the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in Central Classroom (CN) 315 or call 303-556-2939.
Amorous Relationships Involving Students 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 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 on MSCD’s website (http://www.mscd.edu).


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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
Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer; applications from minorities and women are particularly invited. 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, 303-556-2761; Ms. Lisa McGill, Director Disability Services Office, AHEC, Campus Box 001, P.O. Box 173361, Denver, CO 80217-3361, 303-556-8387. 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
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


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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. 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, Metropolitan State College of Denver will arrange for a hearing, and notify the student, reasonably in advance, of the date, place and time of the hearing.
4. The hearing will be conducted by a hearing officer who is a disinterested party, but who may be an official of the institution. The student shall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to present evidence relevant to the issues raised in the original request to amend the student's education records. The student may be assisted by one or more individuals, including an attorney.
5. 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 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 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.


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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
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
The Student Right-to-Know Act and the Campus Security Act
Graduation Rate
This report was prepared by the Office of Institutional Research at Metropolitan State College of Denver to comply with the federal Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990. Our latest six-year graduation rate, for the 1996 cohort of first-time, full-time students is 20.8%
Campus Crime Information
During 1999, 2000 and 2001, the following crimes were committed on campus at the Auraria Higher Education Center, serving the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver:
CRIMINAL OFFENSES+ On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001
Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offenses (incl. forcible rape) r 3*" 1 0 3 1 0 0 1
Non-Forcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Robbery 2" 0 2" 0 0 0 4 2 2
Aggravated Assault 2 3 1 0 9 7 5 5 2
Burglary 11 3 9 5 1 2 2 2 3
Motor Vehicle Theft 13 9 5 3 1 0 5 7 9
Arson 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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


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HATE OFFENSES+ On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001
Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Forcible Sex Offenses (inch 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ARRESTS On Campus Non-Campus Public Property
1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001
Liquor Law Violations 3 2 1 1 0 0 17 27 16
Drug Law Violations 47 28 21 1 5 0 20 18 6
Illegal Weapons Possessions 2 5 1 1 0 0 7 7 0


METROPOLITAN STATE
COLLEGE o/DENVER
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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.
Students may declare a major in the School of Business during the admission process, or at any time thereafter by contacting a department faculty advisor and completing the “Major Declaration Form”. Students are encouraged to declare as early as possible to ensure accurate advising on degree program requirements.
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 70 full-time faculty, more than 50 part-time faculty and 11 full-time staff. Over 3600 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.
Mission
The school's mission statement reflects our efforts to provide students with the best possible education we can offer:
The School of Business at Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers high-quality, accessible undergraduate business education in the metropolitan Denver area appropriate to a student population with diverse educational needs 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 provides services to the institution, the professions, and the community at large.
A secondary purpose of the School of Business is to provide outreach programs and partnerships with the external community.
The various educational opportunities available through the School of Business are listed on the next page. Each program is described in detail in the remainder of this catalog section. Course descriptions and prerequisites are found beginning on page 278 of this Catalog.


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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
♦ Web Developer in Information Systems
Non-Credit Certificates
♦ Financial Planning
♦ International Trade
Other Program Offerings
♦ Business Outreach
♦ Small Business Institute
♦ Colorado Family Business Center
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
Colorado Family Business Center: 303-556-5174
Business Outreach
Business Outreach provides public classes and customized in-house training on a variety of practical business topics. 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.
Colorado Family Business Center
The Colorado Family Business Center in a non-credit professional program of the School of Business. The Center serves family members who own or work in their family’s business. The Center’s goal is to help family-owned businesses to thrive across generations. In a participatory and non-commercial environment, the Center provides the specific information and resources family businesses need to succeed. Contact the CFBC Executive Director at 303-556-5174.
School of Business Prerequisite and Attendance Policy
All students are expected to know and fulfill all current prerequisite requirements. The School of Business reserves the right to disenroll students who do not meet current prerequisite requirements or who fail to meet expected course attendance policies. (See Class Attendance Section.) In addition to meeting specific course prerequisites, the following general requirements also apply:


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Prior to attending an upper-division course offered in the School of Business Bachelor of Science programs (Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing), all students must have:
♦ completed all Level I General Studies requirements;
♦ completed at least 60 credit hours overall (junior standing);
♦ declared a major in any discipline or non-degree seeking status
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.
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.


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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 requirements...............................................................9
Major in School of Business..................................................................24
Electives*...................................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum).......................................................................120
*The School of Business requires 20 credit hours of electives, no more than 9 of which may be business electives.
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 the Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Department 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


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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
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;
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♦ ability to apply current technology;
♦ knowledge of financial and economic history, practices, and trends;
♦ ability to work collaboratively as well as independently;
♦ understanding of the methods for creating, leading, and managing change in organizations.
Accounting Major for Bachelor of Science*
Required Courses Semester Hours
ACC 3090 Income Taxi..................................................................3
ACC 3300 Introduction to Accounting Systems...........................................3
ACC 3400 Cost Accounting..............................................................3
ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I....................................................3
ACC 3520 Intermediate Accounting II...................................................3
Subtotal..................................................................................15
Plus 9 hours from the following courses including at least one 4000 level course:
ACC 3100 Income Tax II................................................................3
ACC 3110 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).......................................3
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 (.minimumj.......................................................................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.


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The Computer Information Systems Department provides undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and quantitative methods to School of Business students, and applied computer courses to students collegewide.
The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty aggressively engages in professional development activities that enhances instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research. We provide service to the institution, the profession and the community at large.
Successful students in the Computer Information Systems program will be able to demonstrate skills and competencies in the following areas:
♦ Computer Information Systems theory and concepts and their application to the functional areas of business;
♦ problem solving in business organizations;
♦ Computer Information Systems development methodologies, techniques, and technologies;
♦ digital computer hardware, systems software, application software, peripheral equipment, network components/installation, and systems configurations;
♦ 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.
Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems are required to participate in assessment activities at both the department and school levels during their senior year.
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 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 4280 and CMS 4410)................................................3
Upper-division CMS Electives...............................................................6
Total Hours Requiredfor 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
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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.
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 -or-
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 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 specialist. It will also prepare an end-user to become the departmental hardware/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


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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.
WEB DEVELOPER IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS*
This certificate will prepare a student to design and develop Web pages, to use an appropriate scripting language to generate dynamic Web content, to integrate Web solutions into the organization’s information system, and to design and perform Web site administration tasks.
CMS 3030 Business Web Page Development................................................3
CMS 3060 Database Management Systems .................................................3
CMS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic
-or-
CMS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java ........................3
CMS 3230 Telecommunication Systems ...................................................3
CMS 4030 Web Site Administration .....................................................3
*This certificate has prerequisite courses of CMS 2010 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.
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 98 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, personal financial planning 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:
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♦ 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
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 credit hours must be 4000-level) selected in consultation with and approved by the Finance Department.
**A minimum grade of "C " is requiredfor 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 credit hours 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


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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 credit hours 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.
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
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FPIII Investment Alternatives FPIV Effective Tax Planning FPV Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits FPVI Estate Planning
Approved by Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards/Approved by Colorado Insurance Commission for Continuing Education Credit. For prerequisites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-6998 or 303-556-3776.
Noncredit INTERNATIONAL TRADE
CIT 1000 Introduction to World Trade
CIT 2000 Developing an International Business Strategy
CIT 2100 Export Marketing and Promotion
CIT 2200 Cross-Cultural Communications
CIT 2300 Export Finance and Payment Methods
CIT 2400 Business Law for International Trade
CIT 2500 Importing Decisions
CIT 2800 International Transportation and Logistics
For prerequisites and more information call Business Outreach, 303-592-5362.
MANAGEMENT DEGREE PROGRAM
The management program prepares students to pursue a career in human resource management, operations management, entrepreneurship or general management. Effective managers are necessary for organizations to compete in today's global economy. The program consists of required courses that build a conceptual foundation for identifying and solving managerial problems. In addition to acquiring knowledge about business and management, students will develop special skills that are necessary to be an effective manager.
The commitment of the Department of Management is voiced in its mission statement:
Our mission is to provide our diverse body of students with a high quality management and business law education. We believe that teaching and learning in a context of inquisitive, mutually respectful interaction between faculty and students is essential. Through such facilitated interaction, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the process of professional management in a competitive world.
We will direct our individual and joint research efforts in relevant areas of applications of manage-ment/legal theory, instructional techniques and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the importance of providing service to our stakeholders.
Necessary skills the manager should have include:
♦ proficiency in planning, organizing, leading and controlling activities
♦ utilization of problem solving methodology to identify and define organizational problems, devise solutions and implement the solution to achieve desired outcomes
♦ highly developed interpersonal skills
♦ an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively
♦ use of sound methods for making decisions
♦ innovative thinking, self-reliance, creative independent analysis and sensitivity to social and ethical values
Management Major for Bachelor of Science
Required Courses Semester Hours
MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship..............................................3
MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Business II..............................................3
MGT 3530 Human Resources Management....................................................3
MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management..........................................3
MGT 3820 International Business........................................................3


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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 Requiredfor Management 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 Management.......................................................................24
Electives (see page 88)...................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)....................................................................120
To earn a Bachelor’s degree in management, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC 1010, CMS 1010, CMS 2300, CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
MARKETING DEGREE PROGRAM
The marketing program prepares students for career opportunities in such dynamic areas as sales management, distribution, advertising, marketing research, retailing and marketing management.
Our mission is to:
Students - Strive to give our students a first rate education in marketing and business communication (that compares favorably to other business programs in the U.S.). To enhance their respect for and excitement for learning that is consistent with the objectives of the School of Business and 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.


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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.
International Business Concentration for business majors only
Students majoring in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing may elect to complete an International Business Concentration (IBC). The concentration provides students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the rapidly changing global business, legal and cultural environment. Graduates with an IBC increase their career choices and will be better prepared to help area businesses compete in an increasingly international market place.
In addition to the major degree program requirements, the concentration includes 18-22 hours in international courses: a 12 hour core and six hours of approved international electives. Some students pursuing an IBC may need more than 120 semester hours of credit to graduate. Interested students should seek an advisor in their major department or dean's office as early in their degree program as possible. Each department has a semester-by-semester planning guide available to assist students in course choices and sequencing.
International Business Concentration
Required Core Semester Hours
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 Communication1..................................................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
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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.


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\J fulfills the multicultural requirement \ prerequisite: ANT 1310 ^prerequisite: PSC 3030
*three 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 graduate programs in economics, finance or business.
Our mission statement reflects our commitment.
The Department of Economics at 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


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Campus Locations Apply early at any of Metro State's three convenient campuses. Auraria Campus 303-556-3058 Central Classroom Bldg., Room 108 Mailing Address: Campus Box 16 P.O. Box 173362 Denver , CO 80217 3362 Metro North 303-450-5111 11990 Grant Street Suite 102 Northglenn, CO 80233 Metro South 303-721 1313 5660 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Suite L 100 Englewood , CO 80111 Online Courses 303-556 5227 http:/ /clem . mscd .edu/ options Central Classroom, Room 220 H Auraria Campus For an admission application and telephone registration instructions please refer to the i ndex . www.mscd.edu t J: 0 z 120th St . Englewood Metro South Triad North Building Metro North Northglenn 1 70 Orchard Rd. Metropolitan State College of Denver is an Equal Access / Equal Opportunity Inst itution.

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WELCOME Metropolitan State College of Denver This catalog contains comprehensive information about 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 c hanges of the information in this ca talog. For general college information go to MSCD's website (www.mscd.edu). The programs , policies, s tat e m ents and procedures con tained in this publication are subject to change or cor re c tion by the college withou t prior notice. Metropolitan State College of Denver res erves the right to withdraw courses; revise the academic calendar; or change curriculum, graduation pro ce dures, r e quir e ment s and policies that apply to studen t s at any time. Changes will become effective whenever th e proper authorities so determine. This publication is not intend e d to b e a co ntra ct between th e studen t and Metropolitan State College of Denver. How ever, students are bound by th e poli c ies, pro ced ures, standards and requirements sta ted herein, so long as they are in effect.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS ( See alphabetical index for specific topics ) College and Mission Statement ....... ................................. 5 Academic Calendar .... ............................................. 7 Degr ees and Programs .... . ....................... ......... .......... 8 B asic Degree Requirements ...... . . . ....... .......................... 12 Admission s . ..................................................... 17 Enrollment ..................... . . ......... .... .................. 2 4 R egistration ...... . ............................................... 2 4 Tuition and Fees .................................................. 26 Financial Aid ..... ............................ ........... . . ...... 29 Services and Programs for Students ........................ ............ 33 Student Life ................ .................................... .42 Alternative C r edit Options ..... .. ............................... . . . . .44 Special Academic Programs ......................................... 50 General Studie s Program .... ... . .................................... 54 Additional Graduation Requirement s (Multicultural and Senior Experience) ..... 63 Academic Poli c i es and Proc e dure s .................................... 67 Student Right s and R esponsibilities ................................... . 75 School of Busines ........................... . . . .................. 83 School of Letters, Arts and Sciences .................................. l 03 Schoo l of Professional Studies . ......... ............................. 197 Course D escriptions .............................. ................ 276 Board of Trustees Metropo l itan State College of Denver ................. .430 Officers of Administration ................................ . . . . . .... .475 Faculty ....................................................... .479 A lph abetical Ind ex .............................................. .491 Auraria Campus Map ................................. .Inside Fro nt Cover Extended Campus Location Map ........................ .Inside Back Cover Produ ced b y: The Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of College Communications 2003

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GENERAL INFORMATION 5 I GENERAL INFORMATION THE COLLEGE Metropolitan State College of Denver confers more baccalaureate degrees than any other public bac calaureate 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-qua l ity, accessible , enriching education that prepares students for successful careers , postgraduate education and lifelong learning in a multicultural , global and tech nological society. The college fulfills its mission by working in partnership with the community at large and by fostering an atmosphere of s cholarly 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 Colle ge of Oppor tunity. 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, irre spective 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 mode I 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 prai e 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 goa ls. I n 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 art and bachelor of fine art degrees. Students can choose from 50 majors and 79 minors offered through three schools : Business ; Letters, Arts and Sci ences ; and Professional Studies. Programs range from the traditional disciplines , such a history and biology, to contemporary fiel ds of study , such as Chicano studies and health care management. The col lege 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. S TU D ENTS As an urban college committed to serving the local community , MSCD attracts students from a div erse mixture of age groups, socioeconomic classes , ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles . The college ' s cur riculum and philosophy reflect that diversity and enrich the urban experience. Current enrollment is I 9 , 390. Students range in age from 15 to 76 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minorities make up 23 percent of the students . About 58 percent of student s are enrolled full-time and 89 percent work fullor part-time . Seventeen percent are traditional students , beginning college before age 20 , while 83 percent represent nontradi tional age groups. Ninety-three percent of s tudents reside in the s even counties of the Denver metro politan area: Adams ....... 0 • • 0 •••• 13% Denver . ... o •• o • • o ••• 28% Arapahoe ..... 0 •• 0 •••• 21% Dougla s ............... 6% Boulder ....... ... . .... 3 % Jeffer s on ... 0 •• o • • 0 ••• 19% Broomfield . . . ..... .... 3 %

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6 GENERAL INFORMATION FACULTY MSCD has nearl y 400 full-time faculty . Professors are master teachers , recruited and evaluated for their ability to teach and engage students. All classes are taught by academic instructors. As a cu ltur ally diverse team of academic ians, 41 percent of full time faculty are women and 19 percent represent ethnic minorities. The MSCD faculty i among the most productive in the state. Latest QIS (2 001-2002) shows average weekly teaching hours per full -time faculty FTE i s 12.6 compared to 8.6 for CSU and 6.4 for UCB. The co llege a l so brings real-world educat ion 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 , com munications, l aw, politics , the sciences and technology in their teaching. THE CAMPUSES Metropolitan State College of Denver is located at the Aura ria Higher Educa tion Center , a 127-acre campus in downtown D e nver at Speer Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue. The Community Co lle ge of Den ver and the Univers i ty of Colorado at D enver s hare the facilities with MSCD. The camp us includes more than one million square feet of space for classrooms , laboratories and offices. Some administrative offices are located in restored Victorian homes in D enver's historic Ninth Street Park loc ated on the Auraria site. The campus also features a child care center , a compre hensi ve libr ary housin g 693,000 vo l um es, and one of the most unusual student union faci litie s in the co untry in the historic Bavarian-style Tivoli Brewery Building. Excellent physical fitness facilities include a block-long ph ysical education/events cente r with a swim min g pool , weig h t room , game courts , danc e s tudio s a nd event seating for 3,000. The A ur aria Higher Educat ion Center's proximity to downtown Denver enables student and facu lty to use the community as a l ea rning laboratory and to connect classroom theory to the cultural, economic , social, and political practices of the city . The college a l so has two satellite camp u s sites operated by the Extended Campus Program. Metro South, located at 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boul evard in Arapahoe County, serves the south, southeast , and sout hw est metropolitan areas. Metro North , located at 11990 Grant Street in Adam County, serves the north, north east, and north west areas . Eac h site is located 14 mile from the Auraria campus along the 1-25 corridor . A var i ety of courses are offered during the evenings and on Saturday s on the Auraria campus and at Metro South and Metro North . Twenty-four degree programs can b e completed entirely by taking courses sch edu l ed during the evenings and weekend . MSCD offers classes in traditional forma t s as well as telecourse s, online courses and correspondence courses. General information about these pro grams can be obtained from the Office of Admis sio n s or the Academic Advising Center. DISTANCE EDUCATION OPTIONS MSCD offers severa l op tion for distance ed u cation: online courses , hybrid courses (online / classroom combination) , telecourses, and corresponde n ce courses. Online ed ucation is the fastest growing distance education option at MSCD with over 3500 stu dents r eg istering for one or more online classes during the Spring 2003 semester. MSCD's online co urses tend to be s mall and highly interactive for both instructors and students. A stude nt can complete General Studies online. For information about completing a major , minor , or certificate online , please contact the appropriate academic dep artment. Please check with academic advisors and vi it the MSCD web site for more specific information about the online learning environment, suggested computer equip ment , and other online ervices that are offered by the College (www.mscd.ed u).

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GENERAL INFORMATION 2003-2004 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2003 FALL SEMESTE R Registration ...................... . : ....................... A pril -August 18 Orientation* ........................................... . . . A pril -A ugust 18 C la sses start ............................................ Monday, August 18 App lic ation for Gradua t ion Deadline ........ . ...... . . .... ...... Friday, August 29 Labor D ay (campus closed) ........................... ... Monday, September I Wednesday before Thanksgiving (ca mpus open, no classes) .. Wednes d ay, November 26 Thanksgiving Day (cam pu s closed) . . . . . .................. Thursday , November 27 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) ........... . Friday, November 28 Classes end .................... ....................... Sa turd ay, D ecember 6 Final exams begin . . . ........................... ....... . Monday, December 8 Fina l exams end ......... ....................... ...... Saturday, December 13 Co mmen cement (te n tative**) ............................. Su nday , De cember 14 2004 SPRING SEMESTER Registration ....................................... Midovember January 19 Orientation* . ......................................... November-January 19 Martin Luther King , Jr. D ay (campus open, no classes) ........... Monday , January 19 Classes start ........................................... Tuesday , January 20 A pplication for Graduation Deadline .......................... Friday , January 30 Spring Break ...................... ............ Monday-Saturday, March 15-21 Classes end ............... .......... ...................... Saturday , May 8 Final exams begin ............................... . . . . . ..... Monday , May 10 Final exams end ............ .... . . ........................ Saturday , May IS Comme n cement ( t e nt ative**) ................................. Sunda y, May 16 2004 SUMMER SEMESTER Reg i stration ................................................ . April-May 28 Orientation * ............. ... ...... . . ....... ................. April-May 28 Memor ial Day (cam pu s closed) ............................... Monday , May 3 I Classes start ....... . . . . . . . .................. ........... . ... Tuesday, June I Application for Graduation Deadline ............................. Friday , June I I Ind epen d ence D ay (campus closed) ..... . ....................... Monday , July 5 Classe end ........................................... .. Satu r day, August 7 2004 FALL SEMESTER Re gistration ..................................... . . ........ Apr il-Augu st 20 Orientation* .... . ......................................... April-August 20 Classes start ............................................ Monday, August 23 Application for Graduation Deadline .................. ....... Friday , September 3 Labor Day (campus closed) .............................. Monday, September 6 Wednesday before Thanksgiving (campus open , no classes) .. Wednesday , November 24 Thanksgiving Day (campus closed) ....................... Thursday, November 25 Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes) ....... .... . Friday , November 26 Classes end .......................................... Saturday , D ecember I I Final exams start ................ . ......... . . .......... Monday , December 13 Final exams end ...................................... Saturday , December I 8 *For orientation, call 303-556 -6931 **Call 303-556-6226 to confirm time and location for conunencement.

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8 DEGREESANDPROGRAMS D EGREE S AND PROGRAMS Metropolitan State College of Denver is organized into three schools. The schools are listed below w i th 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 Bu s iness Accounting * .................................... X ....... x ...... B .S. Computer Information Sy s tems* ..................... X ...... . x ...... B.S. Economics ..................................... X ....... x ...... B.A . Finance* .................................... ... X ....... x . . . ... B.S . Financial Services ....... . . . .............................. x General Business ......................................... x International B u siness ...... . .............................. x Management* .........•......................... X ....... x . ..... B .S. Marketing* ..................................... X ....... x ...... B.S. School of L e tters , A rt s and Science s African American Studies .......................... X ....... x ...... B.A. Anthropology ................................... X ....... x ...... B .A. Art* ......................................... .X ........ B.F .A./B .A. Art History and Art Theory Criticism .................. ..... .. x Behavioral Sc i ence .............. . ................ X .............. B .A. Biology . .............. ......................... X ....... x .. B.A . /B.S. Chemistry ............•........................ .X ...... . x .. B . A./B.S. Chicano Stud i es ................................ . X ....... x ...... B.A. Computer Science ................................ X ....... x ...... B .S. Criminalistics ........................................... x Digital Media ...................... ....... . ............. x English ........................................ X ....... x ...... B .A. Environmenta l Science* ...... ..................... X .............. B.S. Environmental Studies ..................................... x Family Support i n Social Work ................... . .......... x French .. ... ............................................ x Geography ............ . . . .................•............. x Geology ................ . ...•........................... x German ............................................. ... x Gerontology ............................................. x History ........................................ X ....... x ...... B .A. Human Deve l opment ....... ..................... .X .............. B.A . Interdisciplinary Legal Studies ............................... x Journalism .................................... .X ....... x ...... B .A. Language an d Linguistics .................•................ x Land Use* .... . ............... ................. X .......... B.A./B.S. Mathematics ................................... .X ....... x .. B .A ./B .S. Meteorology . ................................... X .... . . . x .... . . B.S. Modem Languages Option I (French, German, Spanish) ... X .............. B.A . Modem Languages Option II* ...................... X .............. B.A. Music ....... ............................. . ... .X ....... x . B . A . /B.M. Music Education* ............... . ............... .X ............ B.M.E. Native American Studies ................................... x Parent Education .......................... ......... ...... x Philosophy . ................................... .X ....... x ... ... B.A. Photojournalism ...................•..................... . x Phy sics ........................... . .......... . .X ....... x . . B . A./B.S. Political Science ................................. X ....... x ...... B.A. Psychology .................................. ... X ....... x ...... B.A . Public Admin i stration ..................................... 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 Sc i ences ................. ......... x

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Majo r Other Individualized Degree Program ..................... . X . . . . ... x . . B . A . /B . S . + Con ce ntration may repla ce the min or .

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10 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Individualized Degree Program The Individua l ized Degree Program (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design a major or a m inor to meet the i r specific educat i onal goals when those goals cannot be met by other majors and mino r s cur rently offered by the College . Each student works closely with an advisor in the Center for Indivi du a l ized Learning and a facu l ty 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 Sc h ool. All r equireme nts for any bac h e l or's degree from the college apply . Either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree may be sought. Information and assistance is avai l able from the Center for Individual i zed Learning at 303-556-8342 , Central Classroom 106 . See page 51 of this Cata log and our website www.mscd.e d u/ -cil/ for more information. Accreditations/ Approvals MetropoUtan State College of Denver is accredited by the North Central Associa t ion of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400 , Chicago , IL 60602-2504 , 1-800-621-7440). lndivid u a l aca demic programs within the following areas are accredited or approved by the following agencies: Pro 2 r a m Ac cr e dit at ion / A nnro va l Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy Center for A d diction Studies** Colorado Department of Health Chemistry** American Chemical Society Civil Engineering Technology• Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Electrica l Engineering Tec hnol ogy * Boar d for Engineering and Technology, Inc. Mechanica l Engineering Technology* Ill Market Place , Suite I 050; Baltimore, MD 21202-40 1 2 Phone: 410-347-7700 FAX: 410 625-2238 www . abet.org Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 I I th Street, NW 4th Floor Was h ington , D.C. 20001-4510 Phone: 202-638-1448 FAX : 202-638-3429 www . AUPHA.org ; email: AUPHA @A UPHA . org Human Performance , Sport and National Recreation and Park Association/American AssoLeisure Stu d ies* ciat i on for Le i sure and Rec r eation Human Services** Co u ncil for Standards in Human Services Education Music* National Association of Schools of Music Nursing* ! National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) 61 B roadway-33rd F l oor ; New York, New York 10006 Phone: 2 I 2-363-5555 Ext. !53 Social Work* Council on Social Work Education Teacher E d ucation* National Council for Accreditation of Teac h er Educatio n ; Co l orado Department of Education *Accred i tation **Approval

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1 Certificates of Completion Certificate programs prov i de 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. C E RTIFIC ATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE : SCHOOL O F B USINESS Database Analyst ........................................ ............. 91 End User Support Specialist .............. . . ................ . ............ 91 Network Specialist in Information Systems .................................. 91 Noncredit Financial Planning . ........................................... 94 Noncredit International Trade ............................................ 95 Personal Financial Planning ............................................. 94 Programmer / Analyst in Information Systems ... ............ ..... ............ 91 Web De ve loper in lnforrnation Systems .................................... 92 SCHOOL O F L ETTE R S , A RTS AND S C I ENCES Advanced Software Engineering Techniques ........... . . ................... I24 Basic Competency in French ............................................ I62 Basic Competency in German ............................... . . . ......... 162 Basic Competency in Spanish ..... ...................................... 162 Career and Personal Development .................................... . ... 195 Family Support in Social Work (seve n concentrations available) . ................ I82 Geographic lnforrnation Systems (GIS) .................................... 151 Geotechnology Systems (GTS) .......................................... 151 German Translation .............................. . ..... . ............. 162 Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation) ......... ........................... 137 Public Administration .................................. ............... 174 SCHOOL O F PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Activities Assistant for O l der Adults ...................................... 232 Aquatics Assistant ....... ........................... ................. . 233 Coaching ............................... ........................... 232 Conditioning Specialist ........................ . ....................... 233 Corporate Video Production ..................... .... . .................. 274 Electr i cal Engineering Technology ....................................... 215 Engineering Fundamentals .............................. ............... 215 Extended Day Activities Aide ........................................... 233 Gerontology (Professional Services Orientation ) ............................. 217 High Risk Youth ............................................. ........ 23 7 International Technical Writing .......................................... 274 Multimedia Production . ......................... . . . ................... 274 Network Communications .............................................. 215 Nonprofit Organization Administration .................................... 239 Officiating .............................. ......... .................. 233 Reading Certificate for Post BA Early Childhood Students ..................... 250 Reading Certificate for Post BA Elementary Students ......................... 250 Reading Certificate Secondary Licensure Students or Post BA Secondary Students ... 250 Recreation Assistant .......... . ....................................... 233 Technical Writing and Editing ............................. ............. 275

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12 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS BASIC D E GRE E REQUIREME N TS Students are responsible for full knowledge of the provisions and regulations pertaining to the i r pro gram contained in this Catalog and elsewhere. The final responsibility for comple t ing the require ments for a degree rests with the students and it is recommended that they seek adv i ce. 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 th i s Catalog. REQU I REMENTS FOR ALL BACHELOR'S D E GREES To earn a bachelor of science , bachelor of arts , bachelor of fine arts , bachelor of music , or bache l or of music education 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 Polic i es and Procedures section in this Catalog . • Complete a minimum of 120 s emester hours with a cumulative GPA of2.0 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 consi s ting of not less than 30 semester hours. With certain exceptions (see the Degrees and Programs section on page 8 of this Cata l og) , complete a minor consisting of at least t 8 semester hour s . lf 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 specia l requirements of a department and school. • Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in all MSCD courses that satisfy the require ment for the major , and for all MSCD courses that satisfy requirements for a minor. Stu dents should check with an advisor for special GP A program requirements . • File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following dead lines : Fall 2003 August 29 , 2003 ; Spring 2004-January 30 , 2004 ; Summer 2004-June ll, 2004 . 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 (3000and 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 n o t sat isfy academic residence requirements at MSCD. To use an MSCD-UCD pooled course for the last 12 hours residency requirement a student must ( l) complete a minimum of 30 hours credit at MSCD prior to graduation and (2) obtain pemlission from the major or minor department prior to taking a pooled cour s e to use it to meet a requirement in the major or minor program.

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 1 • Courses taken interinstitutionally at one of the other state colleges will NOT atisfy the acad emic residence requirements at MSCD. CREDIT LIMIT ATION S • No more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward gradu ation requirements (see page 276 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. • o 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. STUDENT BILL OF RIGHTS The General Assembly implemented the Student Bill ofRights (C.R.S. 23-1-125) to assure that students enrolled in public institutions of higher education have the following rights: I. Students should be able to complete their baccalaureate programs in no more than one hun dred twenty credi t hours unl ess there are additiona l degree requirements recognized by the commission; 2. A student can sign a four-year graduation agreement that formalizes a plan for that student to obtain a degree in four yea r s, unl ess there are add i tional degree req u irements recogn i zed by the commission. Student s interested in signing a four-year agreement must be admitted to MSCD by July I , must work with the Advising Center during July, and register for 15 credits approved by the Advising Center by July 30. Students should go to the Advising Center for details. 3. Students have a right to clear and concise informat ion concerning w h ich courses must be completed successfully to complete their degrees; 4. Students have a right to know which courses are transferable among the state public two-year and four-year institutions of higher education; 5. Students, upon successful completion of co r e gene r a l education comses hould have t h ose courses satisfy the core course requirements of all Colorado public institutions of higher edu cation ; 6. Students have a right to know if courses from one or more public higher education inst i tu tions satisfy the student ' degree requirements ; 7. A student's credit for the completion of the core requirements and core course shall not expire for ten years from the date of initial enrollment and shall be transferable . REQUIREMENTS FOR A SECOND DEGREE For an additional bachelor 's degree , students must comply with the following: • The fust bachelor's degree mu t be recognized by MSCD . • General Studies will be considered complete unless deficiencie exist according to the major department. • Students must complete all requirements for a new major with a minim u m of eight MSCD classroom upper-div i sion 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 .

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14 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS • 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 previou s degree. • Credit limitations for a bachelor's degree also apply to the second degree . • An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the dead line stipulated on MSCD's website under Academic Calendar (http: // www.mscd.edu/ academic / acal.htm . ) GRADUATI O N C HECKLIST Students who anticipate completing all degree requirements within the next two semesters should review the following sec tions of this Catalog: Requirements for All Bachelor Degrees; Academic Po li cies and Procedures (pertain i ng to Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning [CAPP] , Graduation, Diplomas and Commencement, and Honors and Awards). After s tudents have completed 90 earned credit hours at MSCD, including app r oved transfer cred i ts , 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 depart ment 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 I 05) by the following dead l ines : for Fall 2003 graduation , file by August 29, 2003; for Spring 2004 graduation, file by January 30, 2004 ; and for Summer 2004 graduation, file by June I I , 2004. Stu d ents should file an Application for Graduation only if they will complete all degree requirements that semester. tl.fter submitting an Application for Graduation, the student will be considered a candidate for gradua tion for that semester. The student will receive infonnation about the fmal steps in the graduation process and the commencement ceremony. As candidates for graduation, students will receive anot h er CAPP Comp l iance Report that will indicate any prob l ems 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 enco ur aged to atte n d one of the two ceremonies. The commencement program lists candidates , degree, and degree honor s, 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 honor s, if any, will appear only in the fall commencement program. Check MSCD's web site for complete, up-to-date i nformation about commencement at www.mscd . edu/studentlcomrne n ce mentl. Diplomas are issued approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may pick up t heir diploma or make arrangements for it to be mailed. lnformation will be sent from the Office of the R eg istrar to graduating students about these arrangements. Transcripts with the posted degree will also be available approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students ma y reques t transcripts a s 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. I f you owe any money to the College , plea se contact the Office of Student Accounts , CN 110, 303-556-6 1 88, to arrange p ay ment.

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I ' GENERAL STUDIES 1 THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM PHILOSOPHY OF THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM Metropolitan State Co lle ge of D enver seeks to prepare its g r aduates for a lifetime of l earni ng , which, in our changin g and complex society, requires focused ex p ert i se (s u c h as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to co mmuni cate with and learn from ex perts in other fields . Undergraduate ed u ca tion fosters the c riti ca l thinkin g necessary for the exploratio n of unfamiliar disci pline s and for the ynthesis of l earning and exposes students to the richn ess and variety of the i ntellectual univer se. General Studies Information Students must use a sing l e catalog to meet all d egree requirements , inc ludin g tho se in the General Studies , major and minor. Some changes i n General Studies requirement s have been made retroactive . As a conseq u ence , many General Studies requirements an d policies described in this Catalog may be followed by students using earlier catalogs. State Guaranteed General Education Courses Certain General Studies co ur ses are app r ove d as state gua rant ee d gene ral e ducation courses. This designation means that the course is transfe rabl e to genera l e duc a tion or to electives at all Colorado publ ic institutions and all undergraduate degree programs . There are r estrictio n s to the number of co ur ses that can be taken, and some majors require spec ific genera l e ducation courses. Fo r deta i l s go to pa g e 54 of this Catalog or to http: // www . state . co . u s/ cc h e / genedl. G eneral Studies Goal s The General Studies Program is designed to help grad u ates ach i eve the follow i ng comp e tenci es : MSCD s tudent s should be ab le to: • write and speak with c l arity ; • read and listen crit i cally ; • draw conclusions from quantitative dat a ; • r ecognize faulty reasoning ; • o r ganize ideas ; and • communicate with experts in other disciplines an d l earn from them. MSCD st uden ts should: • have an o p e n attitude toward d iffe r e nt ap pro ac h es t o probl ems • ha ve a n informe d awareness of the prin c ipal human achievements in his tory , arts and let ters, society , and science , and • be introduced to the basic methods , knowledge , problems or attitu de s characteristic of a field. Structure of the General Studies Program The General Studies Program is structure d to foster the de velo pment of skills and to encourage s tud e nts to u se their m astery of kills to explo r e knowledge in a variety of di scipli n e . The General Studies Pro gram provides two levels of experience: Leve l 1-Skills Level I cou r ses pro v ide students with the basic skills of reading an d list ening critically , r ecog ni zing faulty reasoning , drawing conc lu sions from quanti tative data, organizing ideas and writing a nd s peaking with c larity. Leve l flBreadth o f Knowl e dge Level LI courses introduce students to the basic meth ods , know l edge , pr oble ms or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in stu d en t s an open atti tud e toward diff e rent approaches to prob l ems , enable s tudents to communicate with experts in other disciplines a nd learn from them and cultivate in s tud ents an informed

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6 GENERAL STUDIES awareness of the principal ach i evements in history, arts and letters , social science, and science. In a dd i tion , in Level II courses s tudents will c ontinue to develop their skills in language and mathematics. Distribution and Credit Requirements To complete their Genera l Studi e s Program , students must take approved c ourses that fulfill the fol lowing di tribution and c r e dit requirem e nts: Catego r y Semester Hours Levell* C omposition ..................... . .... . . . . . . ............... ....... .... . 6 Mathematic s ................... .... ............. ........... ......... ... 3 Communication s . . . .......... . . ....... ......... . . .... ........... ....... 3 Level TI** Historical ............. ........ ...... . .... ....... . . . ..... . . . ... .. ... . . . 3 Arts and Letter s ...... . .... . . . . ....... ........ ................ ...... .... 6 Socia l Scienc es ........ ......................... ........................ 6 Natura l Science ........ ........ . . .... . . . .... ....... . . ............... . . . 6 Total** * ... . . . . .... . .... . . ....... . ... ................ ..... ........... 33 *A transf e r c ours e o r c ourses of at l e a s t 2 s e m es t e r hour s judge d to b e similar in skill dev e lopment and c onte nt to a L eve l I co urs e w ill s ati sfy an indi v idual L eve l I c ours e r e quir e m e nt . Equival e n cy will be d e termin e d b y the d e partment offe rin g the L e v ell c our se . **On e -hour d ev iati o ns in the L evell! c at eg ori es may b e allow ed. ***A student' s compl e t e d G e n er al Studi es Program mu s t c ontain at l e a s t 33 s e mester hours. Basic Rules: • Only approved course s may be u s ed to s atisfy the General Studies requirements . A listing of these courses begins oo page 52 of thi s Catalog and i s indicated by cour e in the Course Description s se c tion of thi s Catalog. G e n e ral Coll e g e R e quir e m e nts br ochures contai n all approved general studie s, multicu l tural and senior experience courses . The br ochure is updated two time s per y e ar and is availab l e from academic departments , the Academic Advising Center (CN I 04) and Academic Affairs (CN 318) . • General Studie s course s need not be counted toward General Studie requirements. They may be taken as electives or to s ati s fy requirements in the major or degree program. • Department s or programs may specify , by prefix and number, some General Studies cour ses in addition to cours es required for the major or a professiona l credential. C h eck with your depart mental a d v i s or.

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ADMISSIONS 17 ADMISSIONS ADMISSION REQU IRE M E N TS 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 whi l e 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 app l icat i on as re-admit students. For more information , see Adm i ssion of Previous l y Enrolled Students (page 18). APPLICATIO N D E ADLIN E S Applications complete with all required credentials will be accepted through the ftrst week of clas es. If applying for admission after the first week of classes, a Dean's approval from the appropriate chool 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 strong l y encouraged to apply for admission at least one month prior to the first day of class to allow for processing time and enrollment ste p s 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 co n side r ed 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 indi v i dua l basis that includes a careful review of all credentials, including letters of recommenda tion and a personal statement. Applicants who have not graduated from high school but have passed and received the Col orado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equivalent will be accepted. ACT or SAT test re ults are not required with aGED. Official GED certificates must be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions by the is uing 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 GP A and class rank This informa t ion may be submitted at the end of the sixth , seventh, or eighth semester of high school, but no l ater 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 tenn of enroll ment. Students should request the transcript and verify that the high school tran cript 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 con idered on an individual basis . Student s who have a 64 index or lower will be denied admission and will be encouraged to enroll in a community college. If your admissions file has not been completed at least one month before classes begin , and if your college GPA i below a 2 . 0 , you cannot be considered for the upcoming term. Rather, you will be considered for admission for the next term. It is also strongly recommended that a per sonal statement be submitted along with the application for admission if you fall into this cat egory.

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18 ADMISSIONS College Transfers: Applicants with 30 or more transferable emester hours completed with at least a 2.0 cumula tive GPA will be offered admission. Students with fewer than 30 hours will be cons idered on an individual basis, based on high school GPA, ACT or SAT scores and college work com pleted. Applicants who have less than a cumulative 2.0 grade point average from all colleges and uni ver ities attended will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all credentials, including letter of recommendation and a personal stateme nt. Applicants must request that the following information be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the high schoo l , testing agency and/or college or university: ACT or SAT te t results high schoo l transcript with GPA and class rank transcript from each college or university attended or current l y attending These credentials should be received at least four weeks prior to the first day of classes. All r equired credentials must be received before a fmal admission decision can be made. APPLICANTS 20 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER Applicant who are 20 or older on September 15 for either the summer semester 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 College upon indicating on the application for admission that they have g r aduated from high chool or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or the equiva l ent. AGED issued through the military will be considered on an individual basis. By signing the application for admission , degreeeeking ap pli cants are certifying that they will request either a high schoo l transcript with date of graduation or GED test scores be sent to the Office of Admissions . D egree-seeking students will not be permitted to register for a second semeste r until thi crede ntial 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 ind icate on their application for admission that they have graduated from high choo l or that they have passed and received a Colorado General Educational Development (GED) certificate or its equivalent. By signing the application for admission , degreeeeking app lic ants are certifying that they will request that either a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED test cores be sent directly to the Office of Admissions . In pla ce of these credentials, college transcripts showing completion of 30 or more emester 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 tran sfer credit purpo ses . Degree-seeking applicants are required to have all college and university transcripts on file to receive a complete transfer eva luation . The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but is highly recommended for advising purpose . APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Applications for admission are conside red in the order in which they are received each semester. All credential received by the College become the property of MSCD and will not be returned to the stu dent. It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Office of Admissions of any changes to the application for admission prior to the first day of classes . I f changes are not reported to the Office of

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ADMISSIONS 19 I Admissions, the registration process could be delayed for sub equent semesters. Failure to report acad emic c han ges may r es ult in rejection , dismissal and/or loss of credit. International (visa) applicants should refer to the Admission of International Students section on page 21 in this Catalog. To app l y for admission: Applications can be submitted online at www.mscd.edu or are available from 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 intern ationa l 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 a month prior to the first day of classes. It is the student ' s responsibility to request that all r equired credentia l s be mailed d i rectly from the issuing institution or agency to the Office of Admi ss ions. Hand-carried documents will not be accepted. Although an applicant's record may be surnrnarized on one transcript , an official transcript from each institution attended is r equired . The application for admission and all credentials received by the College will be kept on file for three semesters after the semester for wh i ch the student was accepted. After that time the file will no longer be maintained for students who do not enro ll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after this time period must begin the admiss i on 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 credent i als are received at least a month prior to the first day of classes of the semester for which admission is sought. s ubmit transcripts from institutions attended since l ast attending MSCD (if degree-seeking). I f the student was not previously degree-seeking then the student must s ubmit transcripts from all institutions attended. Students who are returning after five years of absence from the College are required to resubmit all cre dentials. Admission of Non degree Students The nondegree student classification meets the needs of students 20 yea rs 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 stu dents must have graduated from high school or received a GED to qualify for admission. Non d egree students may change to degree status by completing a Change of Status Form and submit ting all required transcripts to the Office of Admissions. Admission Notification Students will be notified by mail as soo n as decisions are made. Once admitted, students will be mailed instructions regarding course registration and other relevant information. First time college students and

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20 ADMISSIONS transfer students 19 years of age or yo u nger are required to attend an orientation and an advising ses sion prior to regi ste ring for classes. Dep ending upon a student's performance on the ACT or SAT , assessment tests may also be required . No tuition deposit is required. Students denied admission may appea l the deci sio n by submitting a letter of appea l to the Director of Admissions along with new and compe llin g academic inf ormation , l etters of recommendation and other supportive documentation. ADDITIONAL ADMISSION PROGRAMS Summer Semester Only Applicants 19 years old or younger w h o have graduated from high school or have received a General Educational Development (GED) certi.ficate and are app l ying for the summer seme ter , and who do not wish to continue after the summer emester, may be admitted under a provisional status. These applicants are not required to submit admis ion c r edentials. Please check the appropriate box under the MSCD Plan s sectio n on the Application for Admission. Applican t s for the summer semeste r who wish to con tinue for the fall or spri n g 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 Educatio n and Enrichme nt (SEE) program i s Metropolitan State College of Denver's High School Concurrent Enro llm ent Program for college-ready students. SEE is designed to supplement a s tud ent's existing ed u ca tion through early participation in collegel eve l classes. Thi s advance d pro gram s h ould not be interpreted as an alternative to high schoo l completion but is, instead, a cooperative col lege/high school effort to pro vide educational enrichment and early college attendance to qua lifi ed 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 e nr olled in a Co l orado high schoo l as a junior or sen i or Demonstrated ability to do college-level work as measured on assessment test scores To apply for admission t hr ough the SEE program , the s tud ent must s ubmit the following documents : Statewide Agreement Betwee n Co l orado School District and a Co l orado College Hig h School Concurrent Enrollment Form which includes student, parental , school dis trict , and college administrator signatures. A completed MSCD admissio n application w ith the required $25 appl i cation fee Upon receipt of these documents , the student's record is reviewed and the student will be a dmitted into the SEE Program . SEE students will be requir ed to comp l ete the enrollment proce ss prior to c i a reg i stration. POST-SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS PROGRAM The Post-Secondary E nr ollment Opt i ons Program (PSEOP) is a sponsorship program enacted by state law in 1988 that provides high sc hool juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college classes for both high sc hool and college credit. The program is intended to provide high school students with an optional le arning e n vironment. This program allows a high schoo l 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 schoo l and college credit. To participate in the program , students must first seek approva l from their high schoo l a nd school district. The district determines the number of credit hour s the stu d ent may take and makes the finan cia l arrangements . The stu d ent i s respo n sible for payment of all tuition and fees b y 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 stu d ent has not taken an ACT or SAT test , the assessme nt tests will be required to enter the program.

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ADMISSIONS 21 Statewide Agreement Between Colorado School District and a Colorado College High School Concurrent Enrollment Form which includes student, parenta l , school district , and college administrator signatures . Upo n receipt of these documents , the student's record is reviewed and the student will b e admitted into the Po st -Secondary Program . Post-Secondary stu dents will be required to comp l ete 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 ba sis. The Meritus program is designed to g i ve s pecial encouragement and assistance to retired citizens to continue their per so nal educational growth in a stimulating and friendly campu setting. For information, contact the Center for Indi v idualized Learning at 303-556-8342, Cen tral Classroom 106. Application fonns are a l so availab l e on the web at www.mscd.edu/ c i l./ Admission of International Students All students who declare a country of citizenship other than the U.S. on their applications for admission mu st co n tact the Office of Admissio ns. Applicants who are U.S. resident aliens (including refugees and political asylum) will be required to ( I) s ubmit a minimum of an official high school transcript/diploma that is determined equiva l ent to high school graduation in the U.S., and (2) complete an immigrant advising interview to ensure that their Eng lish lan guage 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 (I) a minimum of an official high school tran script/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 Engli h 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 student on F-1 and JI visas). Detailed information regarding all requirements and admission procedures of international stu dents can be obtained from the Office of Admissions and on the International Student Application form. Questions may be r eferred to Cindy Rossi-Rundle at 303-556-3066. TRANSFER CREDIT EVALUATION A tran sfer credit evaluation is performed for admitted degree-seeking students after official transcript are r eceived by the Office of Admiss i ons . Within approx im ate l y four weeks , st ud ents will receive two copies of their transfer credit evaluation , one of which should be taken to the major and minor depart ments for advice on how credits might apply to their programs . Transfer credits will be accepted under the following guidelines: Credit must h ave been earned at an institution of higher ed u cation holding full regional accreditat ion. Grades ea rn ed must be a "C-" or better . Courses with " D, " " F" or similar grade will not be accepted in transfer. Also, courses graded with C.E.U. 's (Continuing Education Units) will not be accepted for transfer. A summary of transfer credit from each institution will be indicated on the MSCD academic record . either transfer cour e grades nor previous grade point aver ages will be indicated or affect the MSCD grade point average. Course content must be sim ilar to those courses offered at MSCD. A maximum of 64 emester hours from two-year institution s will be applied toward a MSCD degree. A maximum of 90 semester hours of credit will be applied toward a MSCD degree for acceptable work completed at a four-year institution or a combination of twoand 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 examp l e , all transferred community college courses will apply to the MSCD degree as lower-di visio n credit.

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22 ADMISSIONS Students who have earned an A.A. or A . S . degree will receive junior standing at MSCD, pro vided all courses included in the degree carry a grade of " C-" or better and , based on the course-by-course evaluation, ot h erwi e meet minimum MSCD transfer credit standards. Stu dents may need to complete add i tional MSCD lower-division requirements. Applicants having completed the Colorado community college core curriculum , as certified on their community college transcr i pt , are considered to have satisfied The Metropolitan State College of Denver's rnin . imum General Studie requirements. However, additiona l specific lower-division courses may be required for certain degree programs. Once transfer credits are evaluated , the total number of the e credits applicable to a degree will not be reduce d u nless the stu d e n t repeats already-awarded transfer credit at MSCD , or inter rupts MSCD enro l lment for t hr ee or more consecutive semesters and readmit to the College under more restrictive transfer c r edit evaluation policie . ln accordance w ith po l icies esta b lished by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to address stude n t disp u tes regar din g students transferring between Co l orado public inst i tutions , MSCD has in tituted procedures for resolving transfer credit disputes . Questions regarding these procedures may be directed to Cristina Martinez in the Office of Admissions at 303-5563984. Questions pertaining to a new or co n t i nuing s tudent's official transfer credit evaluation shou l d 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 eva lu at i on or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Ser vices, Central Classroom Building , room 103, 303-556-3774 . Preparatory Course Credit Polic y No preparatory courses are applicab l e 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 inst i tutions to MSCD. Specific services provided include the following : Weekly visits to l oca l commun ity 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 transfer credits and how those c r edits may be a p plied to the i r degree program. Questions pertaining to a contin u ing student's officia l transfer credit evaluation shou l d be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That per son's name and telep h one number is found on the letter which accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General ques t ions regarding transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services , Centra l Classroom Building , room 103, 303-556-3774 .

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24 ENROLLMENT/REG I STRATION ENROLLMENT New Student Orientation New Student Orientation offers a mandatory orientation program for all first-time college stu d ents and transfer s tudent s under 20 . Transfer s tud e nt s 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 stu dent s, transfer students, women, and parents of traditional age freshmen. Sessions are sche duled on different days and at various times to accommodate the needs of our diver e commuter populations . Orientation sessions cover a variety of topics including degree plan ning , academic concerns, students' right s and responsibilities , student support programs , commuter issues and an opportunity to ask and discuss individual qu estions. Students are provided wit h a packet of valuable information which includes a catalog , stude nt handbook , general requirements brochure and critical information from many of the student support programs and services . Orientation is invaluable in layin g a solid foundation for studen t s' future academic success. Approximately 4,000 stu dent s and parents are served by thi s program each year. For further information see New Student Orientation on MSCD's website (http: // www.mscd . edu/ studlife / nsol) 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 excee ded : an ACT subscore at or above 18 in English (SAT verbal of 420) , 24 in math (SAT math of 560) or 17 in reading (SAT verbal of 400) . For additional information on English or Reading, caLl 303-556-3677. For additional information regarding mathematics place ment , v i sit 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 , CN1 04. Degr ee-seeking s tudent s who are dia gnosed as needin g remedial course work have at their dis posal basic skills courses offered through the Community College of Denver. Students are responsible for completing remedial course work no l ater than the end of the freshman year (i . e . , within the first 30 semester hours matriculated as a college student) . Academic Advising At MSCD students are pro vided multiple sources of academic adv i sing support. Continuing students with declared majors receive advising assistance from their academic departments. ew studen t s and stu dent s without decla r ed majors rece i ve advising s upport from the Academic Advising Center, C 104. Services available to students in the Center include the following: assistance with course se lection , schedu l ing and registration ; help with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strateg ies ; and ongoi n g dev elopme ntal advising, including assista nce with the major-minor se l ec tion process, adjustment to college , etc. For a dditi ona l information call 303-556-3680. REGISTRATION All continuing students in good standi n g and all accep t ed applicants at the College are e ligible to reg ister each emester . Students are respons ible for ensuring that there i s a co rr ect and up-to-date address and phone number on file with the College. Address cha nge s 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 Re gistra r's Office . A student may register for c l asses in several ways. Information on the registration procedure and regis tration dat es i s publis h ed on MSCD's website (http://www.mscd.edu). Concurrent Enrollment Students who find it necessary to register at MSCD and another college at the same time s hould check with MSCD Transfer Services (CN 103) concerning the acceptance and application of transfer credits .

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ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION 25 ' Pooled Registration Metro State and the University of Co l orado at Denver have formed a common pool of courses available to students at each institution. For the pool, Metro State offers courses through the School of Letters , Arts and Sciences and through the Economics Department in the School of Business. UCD offers courses through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. St u dents must register for pooled courses through their horne institution. Students at Metro State : must comply with all Metro State policies, procedures and deadline when registering for, withdrawing from or dropping UCD pooled courses may not be placed on a wait list for any UCD pooled course For students at Metro State , UCD pooled course titles and grades will appear on the Metro State tran script and will count in the GPA and hours toward graduation; however, UCD pooled courses will not satisf'y academic residence requirements for degrees from Metro State . This restriction applies to the residence requirements of the overall degree (30 semester hours minimum) , the major (8 upper-division semester hours minimum) , and the minor (3 upper-division semester hours minimum). Metro State/UCD Nonpooled Courses Students wishing to register for UCD cour s es not listed in the common pool must follow concurrent reg istration procedures: Complete a UCD admission application. Register and pay for UCD courses at UCD. Request that official transcripts from UCD be sent to Metro State at the end of the semester. Students are advised: to consult with their academic advisor at Metro State to determine transferability of courses. to consult with Metro State's Financial Aid Office if receiving aid. Interinstitutional Registration Students enrolled at MSCD may register for courses at Arapahoe Community College , Community Col lege of Denver and Red Rock Community College. Courses taken at these i nstitutions in no way alter existing MSCD degree requirements, but may apply toward degree requirements subject to specific approval by MSCD. Students should be aware that courses taken interinstitutionally will be counted as part of the 64 semester hours from community colleges app l icable to an MSCD degree . l nterin titu tiona l credits will not satisf'y 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 pol i cy prevails. Students are advised to confer with department chairs and/or coordinators of academic adv i sing before registering interinstitutionally. The enrollment status of a student in the interinstitu tio n al registration program 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 des ir e d courses will satisf'y degree requirements at the home institution. Consortium Registration Adams State College, Mesa State College and Western State College together with Metropolitan State College of Denver have agreed upon a consortium registration program. 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 in titution. The stu dent should begin the consortium registration process 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 . The enrollment status of a student in the consortium registration program is determined by the student's status at the home institu tion (institution where the student is seeking a degree). Students should ascertain before enrolling at an institution that desired courses will satisf'y degree requirements at the home institution .

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26 ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION Course Audit Polic y 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 . The Tuition and Fees Table is available on MSCD ' s website (http: // www . mscd.edu/enrolVadmis sions / tuition.htm). Audit approval forms are available in deans ' and academic department offices. Changes in Registration Enrolled students may adjust schedules b y dropping and/or adding c l asses . Complete informa tion con cerning dropping and/or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedule can be found on MSCD's website (http: // www.mscd.edu). Students who reduce their course load after the 12th day of classes and before the beginning of the fifth week will r eceive an "NC" notation for each course they have dropped. A NC/W i thdrawal Form must be submitted by the deadline to the Re gistrar'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 s prin g semesters may receive an "NC" notation for each course, provided faculty approval is granted. Additional restric tion s regarding assigning the "NC" notation may be set by each schoo l , department a n d/or faculty mem b er for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the ten t h week of the semester (or proporti onal time frame) . Students are advised to seek facu l ty sig nature s well b efo r e the deadlin e . A NC/Withdrawal Form must be s ubmitt ed by th e deadline to the R eg i strar's Office . See the sections on grade , notations, course load and class attendance in this Catalog . Proportional time frames are applied for partof-term courses , workshops and summer terms . Procedures for adding or dropping a part-of-term course after the course has begun are described on MSCD's website (www .rnscd . ed u ). Registration Status The college generally defines full-time s tatus as being registered for 12 semeste r hours in fall and/or spring semesters, e i ght semester hours in the summer. However, to complete a degree in four years or eight semes ters, students need to take at least 15 hours a semester. Similarly , half-time is generally defined as six semester hours , fall and s prin g and four semester hours for summer . Less-than half-time is the other term used, which is generally defined as less than six semes ter hours in the fall and spring and less than four semester hours in the summer. However , for financial aid purposes 12 semester hours is also the full-time standar d in the summer . (See page 31 of this Catalog). To be e l igible, automatically , for health insurance cov erage the numbers are I 0 semester hours in the fall and s prin g and eigh t se m ester hours in the surnrner. (See page 27 of thi s Catalog). TUITION AND FEES Tuition Classification A student is c l assifie d as an in-state or out-of-state stu dent for tuition purpo ses at the time of admission. T his class i fication i s based upon information sup plied by the student on the ap pli cation for admission and i s m ade in accordance with the Co l orado Tuition Classification Law , CRS S23-7-101 et seq . (1973), as amended . Once determined, a stu dent 's tuition classification status remains unchanged unless satis factory evidence that a change should b e made is presented. A P etition for In-State Tuition Classifica tion Form and the evidence requested must be submitted to the Registrar' s Office if a student believes she or he i s entitle d to i n-state status. The tuition classification statute requires that in order to qualify for in-state status , a student (or the par ents or l egal guard i a n of th e stude nt in the case of s tudent s under 23 years of age who are n ot emanci pated) must h ave been domi ciled in Colorado for one year or more imm ediate l y preceding the first day of the semester for whic h such class ific ation is sought . Domicil e for tuition purposes requires two inseparable elements : (I) a permanent place of habitatio n in Co l orado and (2) intent to remain in Colorado with no intent to be domiciled elsewhere. Some exam ples of connections with the state that provide objective evidence of intent are : ( I ) payment of Colorado sta te incom e tax as a Colorado r e ident , (2) permanent employment in Colo r ado , (3) owners hip of res identia l real prop erty in Colorado , (4) comp lian ce wit h l aws imposing a mandatory duty on any domi-

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ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION 27 ciliary 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 c l assification law s h ould 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 l ater than one year prior to the ftrst day of classes for that semester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petitions are available under Academic Calendar on MSCD's website (http: // www.mscd.edu/academic / acal.htrn). Tuition and College Service Fees The Board of Tru s tees , the governing board of the College, reserves the right to alter any or all tuition and fees for any emester without notice. Tuition and college service fees are determined by the trustee s shortly before the beginning of each aca demic year. Information regarding tuition and fees can be found by going to the Tuition and Fees Table on MSCD' s website (http :// www.mscd.edu/enrolVadmis ions / tuition.htm) . 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 Specia l fees Returned check charge .......................................... $1 7 Tuition Adjustments Please see the MSCD website (http: // www.mscd.edu) for the current semester. STUDENT HEALTH I NSURANCE All students taking I 0 credit hours or more in the fall or spring se mester 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.* 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 dead.line indicated on MSCD's website under Student Health Insurance and Waivers in order to have the insurance c harge removed from their tuition bill (dea dline changes from semester to semester). Wa i ver forms will not be accepted after the deadline. It is the s tudent's responsibility to become familiar with the College's policies and to adhere to the deadlines listed. No refunds will occur after the wa i ver deadline Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at either the Student Health In s ur ance Office located in the Health Center at Auraria (PL ! 50) or the Stude nt Accounts Office (CN II 0) . Waiver forms are available from the SHC website at http: // www.mscd.edu/student/resources/health/ . Students requesting a waiver 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 on MSCD's website (URL given above) (deadline changes from semester to semester). Health insurance waiver forms are valid for onl y one year. Co n tinui n g stude nt s must comp l e t e a waiver form ANNUALLY prior to each fall semester. Students with a break in academic enrollment, and tho se who begin classe in the spring or summer , must complete a waiver form by the appropriate deadline for the semester they enroll and every fall semester thereafter.

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28 ENROLLMENT/REGISTRATION All covered services at the Health Center at Auraria are paid at I 00 percent after any app l icable co-pay ments. The deductible is waived and there i s no need to complete an insurance claim form. The pre existing condition exclusion clause is a l so waived for serv i ces 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 stude n t participating in the Student Health Insurance Program are a l so eligible for optional ins ur ance cove r age. Adult dependents (18 an d up) ma y use t h e Health Ce nter at Auraria afte r they pay the semesterly usage fee. Dependents 1 7 years old or younger are not eligib l e for services at the H ealth Center. Please call the in surance office for information regarding pediatric care. In addition, ongoing stu dents enrolled during the spring semes ter are given the option of purchasing s ummer health insurance without atten din g c l asses, provided that payment i s received by the d ea dlin e lis ted on MSCD's website (URL given above). Graduating students h ave the option to purchase from one to six months of contin uing coverage. Student with questions regarding Student Health Insurance sho uld contact the Student In surance Office at 303-556-3873. *Effective August I , 1998 , the "Colora do R esident Discount Program" will NOT be accepted as proof of comparable outside health insurance coverage for waiver pwposes. Thi specia l program is not con sidered health insurance and was not designed by the s t ate legislature for this purpose. Comparable coverage information may be found at our website or ca ll 303-556-3873. STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE Voluntary Program for PartTime Students Based on the mandatory insurance req uir ement which the College has adopted, the Student In s ur ance Carrier ha permitted the College to offer the following Vo l untary Health Insurance Program to part time student . Thi program is exclusively for part-time students taking 6-9 credit h ours in the fall a n d/or spring semester( ) and 6-7 cre dit h o ur s during the s umm er semester. Students taking more or l ess credit hours than indicated above are NOT eligible for thi s voluntary program. The Voluntary Plan has the same deadlines (as listed on MSCD's website under Student Hea l th In sur a n ce and Waivers) , p l an d esign , cos t a n d b enefit l eve l s as the mandatory insurance plan referenced in the previou section. P art-time students interested in t h e voluntary option sho uld contact the Student Insurance Office at 303-556-3873 for a ppli cation details. STUDENT DENTAL INSURANCE Voluntary Program for all Students Voluntary Dental .Insurance is availab l e to all students taking one cre dit hour or more . Information and application forms can be obtained at t h e Student Insurance Office in the Health Center at Auraria (PL 150).

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FINANCIAL AID 29 FINANCIAL AID The MSCD financial aid program provides assistance and a d vice to students w h o would b e unable to pursue their education at the College without such help . Scholarships, grants, loans and part time em ploym ent are availa ble 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 aca d emic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents: R es ident No nre s ident 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 .. .......... . .l..Q@ . .......... .l..Q@ Tota l $14 , 160 ......... $20 , 360 Tuition and fees are set b y Metro and Colorado Commission of Higher Education and are subject to change without notice . All tudents are placed on a single-person budget. Additio nal allowances may be made for stu dents with day-care costs for dependent children and for expenses related to di abilities not paid b y another agency (P .L. 99-498 ) . ELIGIBILITY AND NEED To qualifY for financia l aid, a student must b e a U.S. citize n or eligible noncitizen ; be registered with Se l ective Service (if required ); have financial need ; be degree, licensure-, or certificate-seeking; be making satisfactory academic progress; and n ot be in default on a federa l e du cation l oan or owe a repay ment on a federal grant. APPLICATION PROCEDURES Stude nt s must complete the Free Application for Federa l Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to determine fmancial aid eligibility. Entering college freshmen s hould obtain application forms from their high sc hool s or from MSCD's Office of Financial Aid . Most students who co mpl ete d a 2002-03 FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA will receive a PIN (personal identification number) from the Federa l Proces so r between ovember, 2002 and January , 2003. This PIN is u sed for comple tin g the 2003-04 R enewal FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For quicker processing , we strongly r ecommend that r eturning, tran s ferring and e nt eri n g students comp l ete their FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa.ed.gov . Students hould complete and submit the F AFSA or Renewal F AFSA to the federal processo r as early as po ssib l e (after January 1 st), preferably no later than mid-February , and submit all req u ested docu ments to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid b y March 13th. Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided in the Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide available over the we b at www.mscd.edu. FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS The amount of funds made available to students depend s on the maximum award allowed by regulation of each program , the student's establi bed financial need, duration of the student's enrollment, and funds allocated to the College by the state and federal governments. Grants Grants are g ift money from the federa l or state government and do not have to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants a r e federal funds and awarded to undergraduate s tud ents who have not yet received a bachelor's degree and who are U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizens. The amount of the award is based oo each student's financial eligibility and the number of hours for which the student is enrolled .

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30 FINANCIAL AID The amount of Federal P ell Grant awar d s for the 2003-04 academic year will ran ge from $400 to $4,000 for those students who qualify. Full-time, half-time, o r l ess than half-time students may qualify for a Federal P ell Grant. Fe deral S upplemental E ducational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) are federal funds awar ded to undergraduate students who have not ye t received a bachelor's degree and are U.S. c iti zens or eligible non-citizens. This gran t is awarded to students who d e m onstrate exceptiona l n ee d . The a mount 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 finan c ial need. E l igible stu d ents have no prior b achelor ' s d eg r ee, are U.S . c it izens or eligible non-citizens, and are e nroll ed fullor p art-time (at l east 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. Co lor a do Leveraging Educational Ass i stance program (CLEAP) are a com b ination of fed e ral and state funds awarded b y the same crite ria as CSG. Scholarships Students must be enrolled at least half-time, be degree-, certificateor licensure-seeking, be m aking sat isfactory academic progress , and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repayment on a f ederal g rant to receive a sc h o l arshi p . D eadline for the s ubmi ssion of the MSCD Scholarship App l ica tion is March I each year for the next academic year . Presidential Scholarshi p s: These scho l arships include four-year scholarships for entering high school students and two-year sc h o l a r ships for tr a n sfer stu dents. This scho l arship cove r s up to the cost of tuition and mandatory fees per semester for up to 15 credits. Colorado Scholars Awards: Scholarships of up to $500 per semester, not exceeding the cost of resi dent tuition and mandatory fees per aca d emic year, a r e avai l able through the academic departments. Recipients must be Co lor ado residents . Students may n o t h ave a prior Bachelor ' s degree. Interested stu dents should contact the i r departments f or applicatio n s . Ath l etic Scholarships: MSCD has a limited number of athletic scho l arships. Applications and addi tional information are available from the MSCD Intercollegiate Athletics Office . Private Sc holarship s : Students should r efer to the MSCD Financial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Guide for information regarding sc h o l arships and the free online scho l arship search. Receipt of a scholarship may affect a student's fmancia l 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 b een met by other types of financial aid prior to receipt of a scho l a r s hip will have that aid reduced by the amount of the scho l arship . If the student's full elig i bility has not been met, the scholar ship will be allowed to satisfy the unmet need. Each student's situation is treated indiv idu ally . All scho l arshi p s are base d on the studen t 's continued eligibility and available funding. Loans Federal Perkins Loans are long -t erm 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. R epayment of the loan begins nin e months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in at least s i x credit hours each semester. The interest rate is 5 percent and interest begins to accrue at repayment. All first time borrowers at MSCD are required to perform a P erkins Loan Entrance Interview over the web before l oan funds can be released to them . Federal Family E ducation Loans (FFEL) inc lud e Federal Stafford Loans , unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans , a nd Fe der a l PLUS Loans, which h el p students and/or their parents to borrow funds to help meet educational expenses. To borrow these funds , students and/or their parents mu t complete and submit , in addition to the FAFSA, a se p arate l ender a ppli cation to the MSCD O ffice of Fi n a nci a l Aid. Loan applications may b e obtained from the Office of Financial Aid or the lender of the student's c h oice. Students m u st b e enrolled at l east six cre dit h ours each semeste r and be d egree-, cert i ficateor licensure-seeking . Interest rates vary depending on the type of loan and the date the stu d ent b o rr ows the first Federal Family Education Loan. For further information on interest rates , check with the MSCD Office of Financial Aid or the len d e r . First time borrowers at MSCD a r e requi r ed to perform a Loan Entrance Interview ove r the web before loans funds can be released to them .

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FINANCIAL AID 31 Fe d era l Staffor d Loans : Eligibility for the Federal Stafford Loan is based on the student's need as determined by the M CD Office of Financial Aid. The annual loan limits are $2,625 for freshmen, $3,500 for sophomores and $5, 500 for all other undergraduates. lntere t does not begin to accrue until six months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled in sc hool at least half-time (six credit hours per semes ter). U n subs idi ze d Fe d era l S t affor d Loa n s : 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. Stud ents who do not qualify for a Federal Stafford Loan, based on need , may qualify for the unsubsidized Fed e ral Stafford Loan . Contact the MSCD Office of Finan cial Aid concerning annual loan limits . Fe dera l P LUS Loans: The se loans a re available to parents of d epe ndent students. Applications are avai l able from the MSC D Office of F i na n c i al Aid or from l enders that partic i pate in the program. Appli cations must first be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for proce ss ing . At MSCD, parent s of depe n dent 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 tion regarding loans. COLLEGE WORK-STUDY The State of Colorado , the federal government and MSCD provide part-time employment program s for stu dents . The maximum work-study awar d is $2,500 per se me ster. The maximum hours a student may work i s 30 hours per week while c lass es are in sessio n and 40 hour s per week between se mesters . Stu dents must b e enrolled in at least six credit hours per semester to receive a work -s tudy awa r d . The majority of all work-study awards are need-based , however, there are a limit ed number of positions offered d i rectly through various departments / offices on campus that a re no-need awards . THE FIN ANCIAL Am P A CKAG E Once student eligibility i s determined , an aid package is developed based o n the availa bility of fund s and the e ligibility of the applicant. To facilitate financial aid packaging requirements, applicants must obtain all requested inform a tion and forms from designated so urce s and submit them to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid before the establi hed deadline. AWARD NOTIFICATION After th e Office of Financial Aid has determined the type and amount of aid for which a s tudent qual ifies (aid package) , the s tud en t is mailed an Award otification. The Award Notification and enclosed information stipulate the conditions of each award . Disbursement Proc e dur es : Awards are based on full-time e nrollment. If a tud e nt is enrolled for less than 12 credit hours each semester, the award may be reduced/prorated . The fmal award adju stme n t occurs on census date (abo ut the 12th day of school each fall and spring se mester and the 8th day of the summ er 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) a r e disbursed into the stu dent's account. The Business Office deduct s a ny outstanding balance owed, including current tui tion and fees , and issues a check for the remaining funds . This check is either mailed to the st udent or the stu dent can pick it up at the Cashier's Office . This check can be used to purcha se books and pay other educationally relat e d expenses. Parent Loans: Federal PLUS checks are mailed from lender to MSCD's Office of Financial Aid. Eligibility is verified a nd then the check is mailed to the parent borrower. Work Study: Work-stud y earnings are paid bi-weekl y and are treated as wages ea rned. Out stan ding bala n ces owed to MSCD are not deducted from the se earnings; howe ver, students are stro ngly advised to pay any outstanding balance as soon as a work -study check is recei ve d . Please refer to the MSCD Finan c ial Aid Handbook and Scholarship Gu id e for information regarding proratio n of aid dis bur se ments.

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32 FINANCIAL AID REPAYMENT POLICY Students who receive fmancial aid and withdraw officially or unofficially from MSCD prior to com pletion of a term may b e r e qu ired to repay a portion of financial aid and scholarships . All required finan cia l aid repayments must b e made to MSCD before the end of the current academic year or before a ddi tional Title I V funds can be disbursed to the student , whi c h ever occurs first. Repayment is made to the MSCD Business Office. Please go to MSCD ' s website (http :// www.mscd.e du ) for more spec ific infor mation. FINANCIAL Am AS A FoRM OF PAYMENT Ple ase r e fer t o MSCD's webs it e (http: // www.mscd.edu) for information regarding payment of tuiti o n and fees w ith awarded aid .

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 33 SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS ACADEMIC ADV ISING At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of academic advising support. Continuing students with declar ed majors r eceive advising assistance from their academic departments. New students and students without declared majors receive advising s upport from the Academic Advising Center , CN I 04. 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 , inc ludin g 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 work with the College , the Al umni Association and the MSCD Foundation , Inc., to provide services and s upport to all alumni and students. Services include : career development , health insurance programs , disco unt internet, MSCD credit card, alumni directory and numerou s volunteer / mentorin g opportunities. The Alumni Association , In c., is committed t o advancing the College's welfare by creating and main taining a spirit of fellowship and goodwill among all alumni and to encourage alumni involvement with the College. The MSCD Alumni Association's mission is "to cultivate re l ationships, motivate partici pation and create opportunities for a continuous connection among the College, it s a lumni and the com munity." Inqu ir e about participation with the Alumni Association, the ASK (A lumni Sharing Knowledge) Real World Career Counseling Program, the ADV A CE Admissions Recruitment Program or other pro grams to connect with the College and MSCD alumni. If you are interested in linking up with a Met ropolitan State College of Denver alumn u / a in your degree area, or are intere s ted in one of the Alumni Relation s program s, contact the Alumn i Relations Office at 303-556-8320 or vis it our web site at: www.msc d .e du/ a lurnni.htrn. AURARIA CAMPUS POLICE AND SECURITY T h e Camp u s Police and Security Div i s i o n i s fully certified and authorized to provide police services to the Auraria cam pus and is proud to maintain its reputation as one of the safest in the state . In a ddition to a police chief and 20 full time officers , the Campus Police and Security Division employs state certified security officers and communicat ion personnel. Officers patrol the campus 24 hour s per day , seve n days per week , on foot, bicycles or golf carts, and in patrol cars. The Campus P olice and Security Division also provides additional services to the ca mpu s community suc h as vehicle unlocks , crime prevention programs , emergency respon ses. The Campus P olice and Security Division is located at 120 I Fifth Street. Routine calls 303-556-3271; EMERGENCY CALLS-911 (o r 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 chil dren ages 12 months to 6 years . Preregistration is required. Plea se call 303-556-3188 for information.

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34 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS A URARIA PARKING AN D TRANSPORTATION SERV ICES Parking Services Department D a ily Fee P a r ki ng: (in-and-out privileges in Lot E on l y): daily fees range from $1.50 to $10 . 00. Sev eral lots are unattended and require pur chasing a receipt from the vending machine. Make sure the parking receipt is placed face-up on the driver's side of t he da hboard. Receipts are valid only on the day and in the lot where purchas ed and are not transferable from one ve hicle to another . With an Auraria J.D., parking i s available in the Tivoli l ot for a maximum fee of $5.00. Permit P arking: Parking permit s are available on a semester b asis. They go on sale on the first day of registration. Contact t h e Parking Office at 303-556-2000 for more information . M otori s t Ass i stance Prog r a m : Personnel will help jump-start dead batterie s and assist in changing tires. Jumper cables, bumper jacks, tire tools and gasoline cans are also avai l able at no cost to campus parkers . Call 303-556-2000 for assistance. The Parking Services Department is located at 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking garage). Hour s are from 7:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Monday-Friday. Handiv an Services: The wheelchair-accessible handivan provides free on-campus transportation for students, faculty and staff from 7:00a.m. to 10:00 p .m., Monday Thursday and from 7:00a.m. to 6:00 p . m . on Friday. N i g htrid e r : The Nightrider is a free security escort service for any campus parking lot. Service is avail able from du sk to I 0:00 p . m., MondayThursday during fall and spring semesters. CAREER SERVICES The Offic e of Career Services assists students, alumni, faculty, and staff in developing , evaluating, and implementing career plans . Specific services include career assessments online, workshops addressing resume writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, graduate school information , and u ndecided career seminars. Caree r Services also offers MonsterTRAK., an online job-search service for entry le ve l s tudents and alumni. By registering with MonsterTRAK., candidates can peruse job announcements, access va lu able job search resources , post severa l resume s and cover letters , and network with other candidates, employers and alumni mentors . Career fairs and employer forums are offered during the fall and spring terms. The events are coordi nated collaboratively with employers, student organizations , faculty , staff, and a consortia of colleges and universities. The Caree r Library, in CN 203 , has both print and electronic resources , s uch as directories and online employer profile , job vacancies, salary surveys, job profile s, and graduate schoo l information. Three available computer stations have software programs that include Microsoft Wo r d , the United Way Database (listing of non-profit employers), and an extensive computerized career information system which offers occupational information based on emp l oyment characteristics of Co l o r ado and the nation. For assistance , call 303-556-3664 o r l og on the website http ://www.mscd.edu/ career. CENTE R FOR THE VISUAL ARTS Located off campus in the heart ofLoDo, the Center for the Visual Arts was created in 1990 by Metro to serve the College and the Rocky Mountain region. O p en all year , t h e Center orga n izes and h osts exhi bitions including c u lturally diverse a r tists of nationa l a n d international significance, which would oth erwise be unavailable to the College community and state populace . Past exhibitions have included works by Picasso , A l fred Stieglitz, Romare Bearden and the art of Haiti, West Africa, Australia and Japan. The Center h osts Metro's Se n ior The i exhibition featuring the works of the College's out standing art students every year and a biannual exhi b ition of the Metro art faculty. Education and community outreach is an important facet of the Center with more than 6,000 students and 20,000 members of the general p u blic visiting the Center each year . Visitors take a d vantage of the many lectures , tours and workshops available in conjunction with the exhibitions. An outreach program, providing art workshops and activit i es for Denver's at-risk youth i s another element of the Center's edu-

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 35 cation program and commitment to community invo l vement. Work-study positions, internships and volunteer opportunities are only a few ways that Metro students can become involved at the Center. The Metropolitan State College of Denver Center for the Visual Arts is located at I 734 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 teacher who are trained and experienced in either early childhood or elementary education. The master teachers plan an age-appropriate program to pro vide quality learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of the children . MSCD teacher education students also work in the c l assroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention. The pr eschool program is accredited by the ational Academy for Ear l y Childhood Education. There are two preschool classes available : 8 : 30-11: 15 a.m . for children 3 to 4 years old and 12: 30-3: 15 p.m. for children 4 to 5 years old. There is also child care available before and after each preschool clas : 7:30-8:30 a.m., II: 1512:30 p.m., and 3:15 6:00 p.m. The Summer Enrichment Program is academic in content, but recognizes child ren's needs for fun and different learning experiences in summer. There are two classrooms: one for children enteri n g first or second grade in the fall and one for children entering third or fourth grade in the fall. There is a Day Program from 8:30a. m . to 4:15 p.m . and an Extended Program from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and from 4: 15 to 6 p.m. Call 303-556-2759 for more information. COMBINED COMPUTER ACCESS CENTER The Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC) assists and trains students with disabilities to mini mize the impact of their disabilities , whi l e accessing the computer keyboard and monitor. The goal of the CCAC is to help students with disabilities achieve academic goals, attain vocationa l goals and improve employability through the use of adaptive technology . The CCAC serves students with all types of d i sab i lities , including, but not limited to: blindness , low vision, hearing impairments, learning disabi l ities , neurological disabilities and orthopedic disabilities. The Combined Computer Access Ce nt er is l ocated in the Auraria Library, room 115, 303-556-6252. ( See Disability Support Servi c es .) COUNSELING CENTER The Counse lin g Center staff provides services to currently enrolled Metropolitan State College students at no additional charge beyond student fees . The staff i s e thni cally and culturally diverse. Services include personal therapy , support groups, stress management , and crisis intervention . The Center also coor din ates 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 taff a l so provides consultations to faculty , staff, and student groups upon request. Faculty are encouraged to invite Coun sel ing Center staff to address mental health issues in their classes. The Center is open from 8:00a.m. to 5 : 00 p.m. Monday-Friday. For additional information call 303-556-3132. We are located in Tivoli 651. DISABILIT Y SERVICES OFFICE The Disability Services Office (DSO) strives to meet the needs of a large and diverse community of MSCD students with disabilities. With a strong commitment to equal access, DSO staff oversee the pro visio n of a full range of accommodations for students with disabilities. They a l so work closely with fac ulty and staff in an advisory capacity , assisting in the development of reasonable accommodations that allow students with disabilities to demonstrate their abilities . The following is a list of potential accommodations which may be granted based on the student's dis ability and how it impacts them in the postsecondary environment: • A l ternative Testing (extra time , private room, reader, scribe) • otetaker for classes

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36 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS • Alternative Text (Braille , enlarged, audiotape , CD) • Interpreters • Priority Registration For further information about our office , please visit our website: www.ahec.edu/dso or contact us at 303-556 8387 (Voice) , 303-556-8484 (TDD) , or e-mail us at ahecdso @ ahec.edu. Our office i s located in the Arts Building , s u ite 177. E XTENDED CAMPU S Fully accredited courses are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro So uth, 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard , Greenwood Village, 303-721-1313 and Metro orth, 11990 Grant Street , Northglenn , 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes . In addition , it offers a variety of formats including tel ecourses , on line courses and corres p o nd ence courses. Extended Campus schedules are available eac h semester. G AY, L E SBI AN, BISEXU AL, TRANSGENDER STUDE N T SERVICES A T AVRARIA Gay, Lesbian , Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) Student Services is open to all Auraria students as a resource for exploring sexual orientation issues. This program offers a variety of support, ed u cation and advocacy services for the entire camp u s community: support for members of the campus commun ity who may have questions about their own sexual orientation or that of a friend or family member advocacy for students experie n cing discrimi n ation or harassment based on a real o r perceived gay , lesbian, bisexual or trans gender identity speaker s bureau for events 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 , Transgender Awareness Month and other forums pro viding information and dialogue about glbt issues The GLBT Student Services office is located in the Tivoli Student Union, room 213 , 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 additional information call 303-556-6333, visit www.g l btss.org or e-mail info @ glbtss.org. HEALTH C ENTE R AT A U RARIA 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 assista n ts, nurse practit i oners a n d med ical assistants staff the facility . Students will be asked to complete a sign-in sheet and show a current semester ID card each time they check in. Services include treatment of illness and injuries , lab testing , medications, physicals , annual GYN exams , sexually transmitted dis ease information/testing, birth control information/serv i ces, minor surgery , cholesterol screening , immunizations , HIY testing, blood pressure checks, casti n g , suturing and X-ray. Paym e nt is r e quir e d a/the tim e of servi ce ex cept for s tud e nt s who parti c ipat e in the Student H e alth insuran ce Program . Walk-in services begin at 7 : 50 a . m., Monday Friday . Access is OL1 a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-in access varies daily contingent upon when all patient slots h ave bee n filled ; th u s , t h e dai l y clo sure 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 avai l able at the Health Center or go to our we b s i te at http :// www.mscd.edulstudent / resources/health/. For fu rther details call 303-556-2525.

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I SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 37 IIIGH SCHOOL UPWARD BOUN D 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 tudents . The program pro vides intensive academic instruction during the school year, as well as a six-week summe r session. A 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 partici pants are enrolled in the Upward Bound Bridge Program , prior to pur s uing their full-time postsecondary stud i e 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, Lin coln, Manual , orth, 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 Engli h . The program offers intensive academic and per sona l advising, assessment, tutoring , assi tance 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 opportu nity to u e 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 l aboratories ranges from word processing and computer graphics to the mo t current engineering softwa re. Infor mation on the location and operating hours of student labs i available in the current cia s schedule or at www.mscd.edu/-complabs. MSCD students needing adaptive equi pment or additional assistance w ith technology due to a disability can visit the Combined Computer Access Center (CCAC), Library room 115. The CCAC l ab currently has software to assist students with h earing, learning, visua l and orthopedic disabilities. Further information is available at http: //www. cudenver.edu/public:/ccacfmdex.html; 303-556-8325 (Center for Technology Services). The MSCD homepage (http: // www . mscd.edu) pro vides man y online services for student including: • online registration • online admissions • orientation and assessment • financial aid • record s • course catalog, and • class schedules RESPO SIBLE USE POLICY Before any student receives an email account, they are required to read and agree to the R es pon s ibl e Use a/Technology R eso ur ces Poli cy. Thi s 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 Responsibl e Use Polic y as misuse of comp utin g resource s may include s uspension of computing privi leges , referral to an appropriate authority on campus and referral to a law enforcement agency. Di sciplinary action by the College may include suspension, expulsion and requirements to make financial restitution. The policy i s listed in the student handbook and on lin e 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 l a b s or through the MSCD Center for Technology Services at 303-556-8325.

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38 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS INSTIT UTE FOR I N TERN A TIONAL AND INTERCU LTURAL EDUCA TION The College provides assistance to visiting faculty and international students . Important information and counseling is offered on visas, sc h oo l transfers , work permission , housi n g, banking, an d c u ltural and academic adaptation. The office also provides assistance to students who wish to arrange individu alized study-abroad opportunities. The institute organizes numerous conferences and lectures on inter national issues throughout the year. The institute also provides information on cross-discip l inary individua l ized degree major and minor programs in international studies , international courses offered by various departments, and intercul tural courses . For information , contact the director of I nternational and Intercultural Education at 303556-3215. METRO BRIDGE PROGRAM The Metro Bridge Program ' s mission is to facilitate the successful trans i tion of students graduating from high school and entering college for the first time and to increase the academic preparedness, retention , and gradua t ion of all students who participate in the intensive summer program. This is achieved through the development of academic and social learning communities that unite students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds in an environment that promote academic excellence and collegiality. Students receive scholarships for the summer program , earn six college credit hours , and participate in enrichment workshops and activities that enhance their summer experience a nd connec t i on to Metro S t ate College. The office i s l ocated on t h e second floor of the St. F r anc i s Cen t er, r oom 3. For information call 303-556-4023. METRO NORTH AND METRO SOUTH P l ease see Ex t e nd e d C ampu s on page 36 of this Cat alog. 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 trave l grants The SFRC is committed to providing students with the means to solve temporary and long-term finan cial prob l ems 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 professio n a l con ferences and educat i o n a l events wit hin the domestic U n ited States. Ad d itiona l i nforma t io n and a p pli cations are available in the Program office located in Tivoli 311 (303-556-3559) or access fonns online at www.m cd . edu/studen tl resources / sfrc. STUDENT INTERVENTION SERVICES Student Intervention Serv i ces (SIS) mon i tor and tracks two cohorts of the student populatio n at MSCD. SIS governs the Academic Standing Policy , and assists probationary re-admit students upon reentry . Students are notified by mail of their academic status , and encumbrances are placed on their registra tion. S I S a l so executes t he Early Warn i ng System for t h e college , p rovid i ng m i d-term assess m e n ts, sup port and referral services to students. Our goal is to provide students with a comprehens i ve and indi vidualized success strategy including assistance with graduation plans , scheduling, a d vising, and referrals . I

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 39 STUDENT L E GAL SERVICES AT A U RARIA Student Legal Services at Auraria is a student-fee funded program that serves registered students from Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Colorado at Denver and the Community Col lege of Denver. The program is staffed by licensed attorneys who assist students with landlord-tenant problems, crimina l prosecutions, traffic/Dill cases and family / domestic i ssues. Specifically, t h e attor neys engage in a problem-solving process with the student to develop and explore various legal strate gies and options . [fa case requires legal representation and/or is beyond the expertise of the program's attorneys , the office will provide to the student infonnation about community resources that may pro vide legal representation either on a no-cost or low-cost ba 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 should be contacted to ensure an office visit or phone interview. Please note: this office is unable to advise on issues arising between students or involving any of the three institu t i ons 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 emergencie . More information is avai l able at the Tivoli Student Union, room 262, or call 303-556-6061. STUDENT SUCCESS The Student Success Program assists new students who are admitted to Metro State under the alterna tive ad m issions process who are identified as potentially needing additional academic support in order to be successful at the College . Our goal is to assist the i ncoming student by providing comprehensive and individualized services that will lead to improved retention. The office provides peer advising , aca demic monitoring, tutorial assistance and referral to insure students have the best possible chances of academic success. The per onal, confidential and supportive staff is he r e to help students help them selves. Students admitted under this provision must contact the Student Success Program after they have attended orientation and assessment for academic advising , registration , and to become acquainted with the staff and the services offered. The office is located in t he Central C l assroom Building I 02, 303-5563043. STUDENT SUPPORT SERV ICES PROGRAM The Student Support Services program is designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of first generation, low income students, and tudents with disabilities at Metro. Students enrolled in the pro gram receive tutoring, personal counseling, academic advising , assistance in obtain i ng fina n cial aid, and opportunities to participate in cultura l activities. The program also provides educational and graduate schoo l workshops, computer assisted instruction and basic skills instruction in reading, writing, math , and science , and monitors students academic progress for various scho l arship 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 C l assroom 20 I . For more information call 303-556-4722. THE SPRING INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CENTER AT AURARIA Intensive English classes at the Spring lnternational 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 Engl i sh study quickly. Stu de nts are placed at one of the six leve l s , with standardized evaluation tests at the completion of each level. Spring Internat i onal 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 socia l activities. The Student Union houses Student Government , Activities and Life offices as well as the newspaper offices for the Community College of De n ver, Metro State , a n d the University of Col orado at Denver. Other MSCD offices located here include Metro Athletics, e . den Student Computer

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40 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS Lab, the Counseling Center, ew Student Orientation , Testing and Assessment, and the UCD Career Counseling Center. You will also find the tri-institutional office of Legal Services and the GLBT at the Student Un i on. Additional student service 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 Com muter 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 yo u 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 frnd a p l ace 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 s tud y group in the multiculnaral lounge or study in total silence in the Garage Quite Study Lounge. For more information about the Tivoli Student Union, call 303-556-6330. T U TORI N G PROGRA M The Tutoring Program provides free tutoring assistance to all s tudents enrolled at the Metropoli t an State College of Denver in an effort to promote academic success. The program is structured to accommo date the needs of culturally diverse s tudents. Students may be referred to the Tutoring Program by an instructor or ca n seek assistance on the i r own. Trained peer tutors will he l p stu d ents reach their educa tional goals. Group and individuali ze d tutoring is avai l able. The office is located in the St. Francis Center on the second floor, room 7. For information call 303-556-4054 or 303-556-6439. VETERANS SERVICES The Veterans Services Office assists students in proc u ring their GI Bill education entitlement. The Vet erans Serv i ces Office acts as the liaison between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the vet eran/dependent student. Different VA classifications provide different types of entitlement. Student vet eran / dependent s 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 vetera n s . If there are any questions or problem s regarding eligibility, payment , tutoring , etc., please speak with a repre sentative in CN 105 or call 303-556-2993. VETERANS UPWARD BOUND The Veterans Upward Bound is a fede r ally funded GE D / college preparatory program desig n e d to pro vide academic refresher training and advising to qualifYing veterans who are pursuing a GE D certifi cate and/or are preparing to enter postecondary education. Academic instruction is available in the subject areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, computer literacy and foreign l anguage . This program is also an opportunity for veterans to re-establish fundamental ideas and study habits which are prerequisites for successfu l performance at the post-secondary educational l evel. A dd ition ally, Veterans Upward Bound provides access to aca d e mic resources , emp l oyment r eferra ls, ass i stance with VA benefits app l ications, and referrals to various community assistance organ i zations. WOMEN'S SERVICES The Institute for Women's Studies and Services is committed to the empowerment of wome n through education. To help st u dents have a p os i tive college exp erience, women's services p rovides referrals to campus and community re ources, information about scholarships, as istance with the process of entering MSCD , advocacy services for students dea l ing with harassment or discrimination , and pro grams and events that focus on issues of particular concern to women. The institute ho u ses a small library with a variety of books and other resource materials on women's experiences, histories and con tributions to society. Students who need assistance should make an appointment with t h e associate director of the Inst i tute for Women's Studies and Se r v i ces.

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 41 WRITING CENTER The Writ i ng Center staff of compos i tion i nstructors and trained writing tutors is committed to working with students in developing their writing abilities . Tutors he l p students identify problem areas and pro vide instruction on how to eliminate them. Through one-on-one instruction , tutors teach students to gen e r a t e, organize , and deve l op ideas; to revise and edit w ith confidence; and to handle issues of format and documentatio n . For more information contact the Writing Center at 303-556-6070.

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42 STUDENT LIFE STUDENT LIFE The Office of Student Life offers stu dents a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance c l assroom experiences and encourage campus involvement. Services include Judicia l Affairs, Student Problem Action Network (SPAN) ; Student Activities; stu dent clubs and organizations; Student Publi cat i ons ; Cou n se ling Center; Campus Recreation ; Health Center at Auraria ; Student Legal Services at Auraria; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and T r ans Student Services; Student Government Assembly (SGA) , New Student Orientatio n a nd the Student Fin a n ce Reso urce Center. These student-fee-funded pr ograms exist to provide a dive rse range of exper i ences in leadership de velopment and programs that e ncourage cultural, recreational , e du cational , and soc ial interaction . The Office of Student Life is located in the Tivoli Stu d ent Union , room 311, 303-556-3559. Our web site is http: // m sc d.edu/-studlife/. Student Affairs Board (SAB)-The Stude n t Affairs Board enab l es students to have a continuo u s voice in the use and allocation of their student fees. The SAB is comprised of student, facu lty and adminis trative repre sen tatives . Student Problem A ction Network (SPAN)The SPAN Progr am help s students reso l ve problems on campus. This program involves trained a d v i sors who can assist st udent s in d efming their problem, for mulating a strategy for resolution , and informin g them about the institutional process for reso l ving the i ss ue. For additional infom1ation , please refer to the Student Handbook or visit the Tivoli, room 311. JUDICIAL AFFAIRS The responsibility of the Office of Judicial Affairs is to administer the discipline system for MSCD . MSCD's Standards of Co ndu ct clearly state the co llege's expectations for student behavior. For addi tiona l information, refer to the Student Handb ook or v i sit the Tivoli , room 31 l. STUDENT ACTIVITIES The Office of Student Activit i es provides opportunities for student de ve l opment and growth through a variety of programs that link students' academic lives with their lives outside the classroom. Student Activit i es' program s a r e ed u cational, c ultur a l , socia l and recreational , and give s tudent s an o pportunity t o enhance their socia l responsibility an d l eadership skills. The office i s located in the Tivoli Student Union , room 305 , 303-556-2595 . Office h ours 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 pop ulation as a whole to ensure that stu dents' voices are heard and that the best interest of all students i s considered. SGA members are committed to enhancing opportunities for student involvement and suc cess in their Metro exp erience. ln addit ion to the elected executive and judicia l br anches of SGA , stu d e n ts' inte r ests are represented on the Board of Trustees through their BOT Trustee representative and on the Auraria Board thro u gh their SA CAB (Stude nt A d visory Committee to the Auraria Board) r epre sen t atives. The SGA office i s locat e d in the Tivoli, room 307 , 303-556-3312. STUDENT PUBLICATIONS The student newspaper, The M e tropolitan, is published b y the Office of Student Publications , Tivoli , room 313, 303-556-2507. The newspaper offers stude nt s the opportunity to exp l ore fields such as jour nalism , web page design, a d vertising sa l es, video and a udio production , marketing, graphic arts, pho tography , busine ss and accounting through work expe rience . The Metropolitan and companion web site, Metropolitan Online, are written by and for MSCD stude nts. Both are published weekly during the fall and sp rin g semesters and monthly d urin g the s umm e r seme ter. Students interested in work in g o n the paper or web i te should contact the s tud ent editor at 303 556 8353. Metrosphere i s the annual stu dent literary and arts publication and is distri buted each spring semester. It contains poetry , fict i on, nonfiction , art, photography and graphics. The Metrosphere also produce s an interactive multimedia C D -ROM conta inin g further a rt , poetry and writing. It i s written, com po sed and produced entirely by stu d ents. Subm i ss ion s are accepted during the fall semester. Copies are distrib uted free to students and are availab l e in Tivoli room 3 13. For more i nformation , call the stude nt e d ito r at 303-556-3940.

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I STUDENT LIFE 43 A weekly streaming video news program , Met On-Air, is broadcast from the Office of Student Publi ca t ions. 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 Tivol i 313. The office also produces the Student Handbook and prov i des graphic art serv i ces 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 RECREA TIO N The Campus Recreation at Auraria program is among the most affordab l e ways that tudents have found to enjoy themselves , and it is among the best recreation programs offered in Colorado. The program is composed of the D r op-In Program (informal recreation), In tram urals, C l ub Sports, Outdoor Adventure and t he P hysically Challenged Program. Student membership is free with a current, validated student !D. T h e Drop-in Program provides group and individual act i vities for students, faculty , staff, alumni and guests. Facilities include four basketball courts, 12 tenn i s courts, volleyball courts, a 25-yard indoor poo l , eight handbalVracquetball courts , two squash courts, a weightroom, a fitness center, a dance sn1d i o, a baseball field, softball fields and a track. In addition, Campus Recreation offers highand lowimpact aerobics, step aerobics and aqua aerobics daily. The Drop-in Program also offers a new instruc tional component, Healthy Lifestyles, which consists of a variety of noncredit instructional workshops, clin i cs and seminars. Check the Drop-in Program schedule in room 108 of the Physical Education B u i lding or call 303-556-3210 for a l i sting of available times. The I ntramural Program consists of individual and team activities open to all students, faculty and staff members. The emphas i s of the program is on participation, sportsmanship and social interact i on. When ever possible, competitive and recreational divisions are offered to ensure participation for all abi l ity leve l s . Activities incl ude flag football , basketball, floor hockey , volleyball, racquetball and squash l eagues , as well as te nni s and golf tournaments. Club Sports provides students , facu l ty and staff members the opportunity to develop their individual at h letic abilities in an organized group sett i ng. The present clubs, which are all student initiated, inc l ude aikido, fencing, men's lacrosse, men and women's rugby, men's volleyball, coed waterpolo, badminton, ski / snowba hers and tai chi. Outdoor Adventure provides the opportunity to experience the beauty and challenge of nature through orga n ize d trips. The program provides ou t door recreationa l 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 , biking, ice climbing, kayaking/rafting , naturalist outings , rock climbing and sai l ing . The program also provides rental equip ment, including camping and hiking gear , canoes , cross-country skis, mountain bikes and roller blades. The office is located in the basement of the Events Center. The Physically Challenged Program offers a variety of sporting, recreational, and fitness opportunities for students with phys i ca l or learning l imitations . The adaptive programs / services encompass one-on o n e or group sessions that assi tin using the recreational facility. Information on planned group activ ities or individual help sessions is available in the Events Center, room I 08, 303-556-3210. INTERCOLLEGI ATE ATHLETIC S The Intercollegiate Athletics program plays an integral role in campu s 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 and diving, women's swimming and diving , men's tennis , women's tenni s and women's volleyball. The teams , nicknamed the Roadrunners , compete at the Division n level of the National Collegiate Ath letic Association (NCAA). The Roadrunners are members of the 14-member Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), which wa s founded in 1909 and features modest-sized schools with limited ath letic budgets. Scho l arships are available for each of the I 0 intercollegiate sports . They are disbursed by indiv i dual coaches on the basis of merit , athletic ability and team needs . Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis. The Intercollegiate Athletic s Office is loc a ted in the Tivoli Student Union , room 355 , 303-5568300.

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44 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 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 cred it. Prior l earning credit may not be used toward the last 12 semester hours of a degree program, does not sub stitute 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 includ e letter grades. A dditional infonnation is available from the offices indicated in each section below. ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMINATIONS Students who have performed satisfactori l y in specia l college-level courses while in high sc hool , and who have passed appropriate advanced placement examinations conducted by the College E ntr ance Examination Board , may have official AP scores submitted directly to the Office of Admiss i ons 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 c r edit is awarded after the completion of eight credit hours at MSCD. (See following chart . ) Course Credit Awards For Advanced Placement Exams AP SCORE Biology Chemistry Computer Science (A) Computer Science (AB) Economics (macro) Economics (micro) English (Comp & Lit) English (Lang & Comp) Gov 't& Politics (U. S . ) Gov't& Politics (comparative) History (European) 2 3 BIO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 CHE 1800-4 CS! 1300-4 ECO 2010 3 ECO 2020-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1100-3 ENG 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 4 5 BIO 1080-3 BlO 1080-3 & BIO 1090-1 & BIO 1090-1 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1850-2 CSI 1300-4 CS! 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 CS! 1300-4 CS!2300-4 CSI 2300-4 ECO 2010 3 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1010-3 E G 1020-3 ENG 1020-3 E G 1100-3 ENG 1100-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1020-3 ENG 1020-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1010-3 PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1020-3

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 45 A PSCORE 2 3 4 5 History HIS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 (American) HIS 1220-3 HIS 1220-3 Math MTH 1400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1410-4 (Calc AB) Math MTH 1400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1410-4 (Calc BC) MTH 2410-4 MTH 2410-4 Physic s (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 PHY2311-4 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Mec h anics) PHY 23211 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321-1 P hysics PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Magnetism , PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321 1 PHY 2321-1 E l ec.) 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 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA2110-3 Language SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA231 0-3 SPA 2320-3 Spanish SPA 1020-5 SPA2110-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2110-3 Literature SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA2310-3 SPA2310-3 German GER 1020-5 GER2110-3 GER2110-3 GER 2 1 10-3 Language GER 2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 German GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GER 2110-3 GER 2110 3 Lite r ature GER 2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2120-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 French FRE 2110-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2010-3 La n guage FRE2110-3 FRE 2020-3 FRE2110-3 French FRE 2110-3 FRE2110-3 FRE 2110-3 Lit erature FRE 3010-3 Statistics MTH 1 2 10-4 MTH 121 0-4 MTH 1210 -4 INTERNATIONAL BACCAL AUREATE MSC D recognizes the g r eater potentia l for success of international baccalaureate students. Accordingly, academic departments may award credit for demonstrated proficien cy on a case-by-case ba is. Students w h o have international baccalaureate results at th e higher level may ha ve a n official transcript se nt directly to the Office of Admissions for consideration for college credit. COLLEGE-LEVEL EXAMINATIO N PROGRAM (CLEP) CLE P consists of a series of national standardized examinations . They are de s igned to evaluate nonaccred ited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge .

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46 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Based on the res ult s of one or more of the following examinations: Eng lish composition with essay , humanities , natural sciences, college mathematics and socia l science/history, the College may award up to a maximum of 24 seme ter hours of credit in the freshman General Studies requirement areas. Thus , the successful student may test out of many of the traditiona l courses required during the freshman year. Students are advised to check with their maj or departments for information on specific Genera l 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 a lso be awarded under the remaining approved examinations, making a total of 54 se mester hour s of credit obtainable under a combinat i on of the two series of exam inations. • Credit earned through the English composition with essay , humanities , natura l 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 re idency 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 s tudent's permanent record until the student has earned 8 hours in residency credit at MSCD. Students may take CLEP exami nations Jl!iQr to meeting the 8 credit hour residency requirement , in which case the scores w ill be maintained in the student's record and appropriate credit awarded when the 8 credit hour resi dency requirement is met. • In order to evaluate CLEP exami n ation or military examination (DANTES) resu lts, the stude n t 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 1 6; 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 awarde d through CLEP examinations at other colleges or universities will be re-eva luated at MSCD according to the MSCD policy in place at the time the test scores are submitted. Students are advi ed to have an official copy of their score(s) sent to MSCD in order to have that credit evaluated. • MSCD wi II not grant credit for a CLEP examination if prior to the semester the exam is taken, a student has comp l eted, 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 stu dent have been received and evaluated by the Office of Admissions. • Any exception to these policies must be approved through the Board on Academic Standards Exceptions (B.A.S.E.). Information about filing an appeal through B.A.S.E. i 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 stu dent's file. • Any examination may be repeate d 6 months after the date of the previous examination. For advising assistance with CLEP examinations and information about departmental credit by examination and portfolio assessment, students may contact the Center for Individualized Learning, CN I 06, 303556-8342. Additiona l infonnation about the content and fonnat ofCLEP examinations is availab l e through the College Board web site at http:// www.collegeboard.org/clep. Examinations may be taken through the Community College of Den ver Test Center, 303-556-3810 , South Classroom Building 232. Other official testing centers can be found through the College Board web site listed above .

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AlTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 47 CLI!:P Exam Standard s CLEP Minimum Score for MSCD MSCD N o C r edit for Prior Exam MSCD Credit Credit Cat e l!or v E nroUm e nt2 English Composition 50 3 Freshman E G 1 010 with Essay Composition BIO 1000 AST 1 040 atural Sciences I 50 6 Natural Sciences CHE 1010 GEL 1010 PHY 1000 Mathematics 50 3 Mathematics MTH 1 080 ART 1 040 Humanities 1 50 6 Arts and Letters MUS 1000 E G 1100 ,1110 or ENG 1120 ECO 2010 HIS 1000 Social Science 50 6 Social Science PSC 1010 and Hi s tory 1 PSY 1001 soc 1010 American Govemment 1 56 3 PSC 1010 American Literature 55 3 ENG 2210 , 2220 Analysis and Interpretation of Literature 1 60 3 ENG 1100,1110,1120 E ngli sh Literature 55 3 ENG 231 0 , 2330 French Language 50 10 FRE 1010 , 1020 62 16 FRE 1010 , 1020 , 2010,2110 General Biology! 57 3 BIO 1000 General Chemistry 63 4 CHE 1800 69 8 CHE 1800 , 1810 German Language 50 10 GER 101 0 , 1020 63 16 GER 101 0 , 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 & Developmt 3 60 3 PSY 2210 Introductory P ychology1 , 3 60 3 PSY 1001 Introductory Sociology 1 58 3 soc 1010 I nformation Systems & Computer Applications 66 3 CMS 1010, CSS 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics I 59 3 ECO 2010 Principles of Marketing 62 3 MKT 3000 P rincip l es of Microeconom ics 61 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Management 50 3 MGT 3000 Spanish Language 50 10 SPA 1010 , 1020 66 16 SPA 101 0,1020 2110 , 2120 Western Civilizat i on I 58 3 HIS 1 010 We stern Civilization li 57 3 HIS 1 020 I A lth o u g h the exa mination s are esse nt ially ind epen d e nt , w h e r e the r e i s ove rl a p between exa min a ti o ns. cre dit m ay be ob tained by co mpl e tin g o nl y o n e of the two ove rl apping exa minati o ns. 2/f during o r s ubsequent to the se m ester the exa m is tak en , the s tud e nt earns c r edit in a c o ur se(s) in column 5 of the table that list s ex aminati o n s accepted at M SCD , the c r e dit value of the course(s} will be s ubtra c ted from the correspondi n g CLEP cred it previously awarded.

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48 A L T E RNATIVE CREDIT OPT IONS 3Th e P syc h o l ogy D epa rtm e nt d oes not allow CLEP c r edi t t owar d the total numb e r of s e mest e r hours required for a P sy c h ology maj o r or m i n o r ; ex tr a co ur se work is n ecessary t o mak e up the diffe r e nce. How eve r , CLEP c an co unt t oward the degree . These t wo exa minati o n s will n o t cou nt toward General Studies r e quir e m e nts. A TTAINMENT EXAMINATION S Any student may take attainment examination in so me departments for the purpose of waiving s p ecific graduation requirements . Pas ing suc h 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 . D EPARTMENTAL CREDIT B Y E XAM I NA TIO N 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 tuit i on for one credit hour , and must be paid prior to taking the exam i nation. A maximum of30 semeste r h o ur s of credit may be awarded through departmental credit by examination. Credit through departmental exam ination is bas ed on knowledge equivalent to a regular course offered by the College. (Omni bu s-num bered courses are excluded.) Permission for departmental credit by examination must be obtaine d in advance from the instructor giving the examination, the department chair, and the appropriate d ean. To earn credit by examination, a stu dent must be currently enrolled in good standing in a deg r ee or cer tificate program at the College . Credit by examination may not be counted as part of the last 12 credit hours of a d egree 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 h as registered for a higher-numbered course in a sequence, the exam for a prereq u isite for that higher numbered course must be completed within the frrst 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 ," "1," 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 stu dent has been enrolled at MSCD or at another regionally accredited college or university unless approved by BASE. Credit by examina tion 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 equiva l en t t o "A" or "B " must be attained on the exam ination 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 examina t ion was take n , but the hours do not count as part of the student's total enro llment for the purposes of financial aid or any other purpose predicated on total hours of enrollment for a given semester. Credit by examinatio n will be posted after a studen t has completed eight semester hours of credit at Metropolitan State College of Denver, and after an evaluation of all transfer credit has been comp l eted. The application form will be maintained in the student' s file . o record of failures on such examina tions 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, (C I 06, 303-556-8342) and from the Office of the Registrar (CN I 05).

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 49 PORT F OLIO 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 tbe basis of a careful assessment of the prior learning portfolio by faculty in the department from which credit is sought. Portfolio asses ment is available in many , but not all , academic departments . The portfolio is developed with the assistance oftbe Center for Individualized Learning , Central Clas room 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 cour es through portfolio asse s ment witb 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 . Pol i c i es which govern credit for prior learning options apply to credit awarded through tbe portfolio process. The charge for each credit hour requested is one-half tbe in-state tuit i on for one credit hour. Contact the Center for Individualized Learning for assistance and further i nformation at 303-556-8342 , Central Classroom 1 06. information essions about portfolio assessment and other credit for prior learning options are held on a regular basis, and information is available on our website: www. mscd.edu/-ci 1 / . CREDIT FOR MILITA R Y TRAINING AND OTHER TRAINING PROGRAMS Military training and other educational programs, including DANTES, that have been assessed for col lege credit by tbe 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 2 L 4 should be submitted to the Office of Admissions. For other training, official ACE transcripts should be submitted . Credit limit i s 30 semester hours. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION The Cooperative Education internship Center places students in work experiences related to their aca demic major. The purpose of the internships is to integrate academic tra i ning with actual work experi ence. This combination allows students to make realistic career decisions , gain valuable work experi ence, obtain recommendation s for graduate school and earn money to help defray college expenses. Students work in large corporations , small businesses , government and nonprofit agencies throughout the metropo l itan area . Most co-op students are paid by their employers, b u t in those professional fields where co-op salaries are not available , volunteer internship p l acements are offered to help students gain esse n tial work experience . Co-op internship placements are available in most academic majors and minors . Students must com ple t e 30 semester hours of college course work with a minimum 2.50 GPA and have a declared major to be eli gible for registration with co-op. No 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 profess . ional coordinator. Student may choose from three different work schedules based on tbe academic calendar . The alter nating p lan 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 tbey 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 tban one semester. The College awards academic credit for supervised cooperative education placements . Students must complete a credit app l ication , 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 tbe co-op education work experiences are not applicable toward General Studies requirements . Addi tional departmental restrictions may apply to certain majors . Visit our website for additional informa tion : www.mscd . edu/ cooped .

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50 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROG RAMS SERVIC E -LEARNI N G The Service-Learning Program combines c l assroom experience with service to the metropol itan com munity . Participating s tud ents receive cre dit for appropriate public service, which is beneficial t o the co mmunity and expands s tud ent h or i zo n s in int ellectua lly and personally m eaningfu l ways. Eme r ging from a wide var i ety of disc iplin es, service-learning courses are structured b y faculty to weave service into communityba se d and government agencies, with classroom reflection a nd analysis of the learning offered through these experiences. The courses are also designed to address r ea l needs in our multicultural wo rld such as homelessness , at-risk yo uth , domesti c viole n ce, the environmen t , c ultur e an d the arts , and mental illne ss. Agenc i es that have provided service opportunities include Fort Logan Mental Health Cente r , the D enver Commiss i on on Aging, Big Sisters, the Colorado Historical Society , the R ape Ass i sta nce and Awareness P rogram, and numerous elementary and high sc h oo ls, senior cen t ers, and nursing homes. Service-learning credit is available in most academic major s and minors. Prerequisites and othe r r eq uir ements vary with each department. To learn how to participate in this program , including discu s sions of placement options, students s h ould contact or visit the Service-Learning Program office to sche dul e an interview: I 045 inth Street P ark; 303-556-3290. SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS T HE F IRST YEAR PROGRAM The FirstYear Program is d esigned to unify and coordinate College efforts to help en tering s tudent s achieve a s u ccessful first year. The program provides adv i sing, course se l ection g uidan ce and academ i c monitoring throughout the frrst year, as well as coordinating academic s u pport services for frrst year stu d ents. Additionally, the program offers a FirstYear Seminar course, XXX 1190, which provide appropriate reading s and written work enabling s tudents to di cuss and write about current i ssues including the value of higher education. All first-time MSCD tudents may enroll in the FirstYear Sem inar course and other a ppropri ate cour es as determined b y as essment at entry. The program furni s h es an environment w h e r e pr oblem solving, creativity and p eer interaction are e n co ur aged. Fo r additional inform at i on call 303-556-8447. T HE HON ORS PROGRAM The Honors Program provides an academic program for highly motivated students with broad academic interests . The pro gram pro vides honors sections of Ge n era l Studies courses and unique interd i sci plin ary co ur ses . Honors courses are small in order to encourage class participat i on and a close relationship between students and facu l ty. Honors c l as es are designed to promote independent thought and creative inquiry. The dir ector of the Honors Pro gram and the h o n ors faculty pr ovide academic advising and serve as mentors to s tud ents as they co n sider their p os t -gra duate goa ls. The ultimate miss ion of the Honors P rogram is to create a community of scho lars. It s pon sors an Honor s Club, an ann u a l H onors Confe r ence, and study-abroad courses w h ich allow students to exp l ore idea outside the classroom. Stu d ents w h o complete 27 semester hour s of honors courses, including a thesi , will receive an honors designation on their transcript. An Honors application form may be o bt ained from the Honor s Program Director . Since the Honors Pro gram participates in the Co l orado Scho l arship Program, students a dmitt ed to the Honors Pro g ram are eligible to apply for a sc hol arship. Add i t i o n a l i nformat ion o n the Honors P rogram i s avai l able b y callin g 303-556-4865 or by inquiring in West C l assroom Building , Room 147. Req u ired Courses Semester Hours HO 2750 The Legacy of Arts and Letters I* ................ ........ 3 HO 2760 The Legacy of Arts and Letters II* ....................... 3 HON 4950 Senior Honor s Thesis .............................•... 3 Subtotal ................ . ............................ ....... . 9

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 51 Students must take at least nine (9) hours from the following: HON 2800 History of Science. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HON 2810 Development of Experimental Science . ................... 3 HO 2950 The Art of Critical Thinking* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HON 3800 Revo lut ions and Socia l Change I* ..................... ... 3 HON 3810 R evo lut ions and Social Cha n ge II* ............ .......... . 3 HO 3850 American Culture I* ................... . .............. 3 HO 3860 American Culture ll* ................... ......... . .... . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . ........... ......... ........................ 9 Electives Honors students must choose three (3) elective courses with an Honors prefiX in consultation with the Honors Program Director. Subt o tal ... ...................... . . . .... ..................... 9 Total . . ........................... ... ............ . ...... ... 27 *Approved General Studies courses. INDIVIDUALIZED DEGREE PROGRAM The Individualized D egree 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 tudent's educationa l 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 Imlividualized 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 de ve lopment of the program of study. Because carefu l and thoughtful planning is essential to designing a coherent and congruent program of study, s tudent s a re encouraged to begin developing their proposals early in their enro llm ent at MSCD . Interested students s hould contact the Center for Individua l ized Learning , Central Classroom 106 , 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 highly recommended and are held throughout the year. Information is also available at our website: www.mscd . edu/-ciV. Each Individualized Studies major or minor will be approved by the department chair from the acad emic department from which the majority of credit is drawn , the appropriate dean and the director of the Center for 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 of2.5 before an Individualized Studies program may be approved. The title for each student ' s program will be Individualized Studi e s w ith a c onc e ntration in ___ . Majors may not include courses in Level II General Studies that have the same prefix as the depart ment from which the majority of credit is drawn for their major . No more than 30 hours of credit out of the total of 120 credit hours may be included in the stu d ent's degree plan from the School of Business. Eac h I ndividual i zed Studies major or minor must include courses that hav e not yet been completed at the time the proposal is approved. See each IDP option below for the specific numbe r of credits that must be co mpl eted 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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52 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS An Indi vi du a li ze d Studies MINOR, which requires a minimum of 20 cre dit hour s, including 6 hours of upper-division credit. Six (6) hours must b e completed after the proposal is ap pro ved b y the department c hair . A major chosen from the Catalog is require d . An Individualized Studies EXTENDED MAJO R may be proposed w h en the s tud ent's field of study r eq uir es more in-d epth stu dy or courses from mu l tiple di sc ipline s that cannot be accommo dat e d in an IDP major . An exte nded major requires a minimum of 60 cre dit hour s , inc l udin g 27 hours of upp e r -division credit. Twenty one (2 1 ) hour s must be completed afte r the proposal is approved by the departm ent chair. No minor is r e qu i r ed . INSTIT U T E FOR I N T ERNAT IO NAL AND INTERC UL TURA L EDUCATI O N Metropolitan State College of D enve r i s committed to providin g all stu d e nt s w ith a strong educational found atio n that enhances th e ir understanding of the t otal hum an ex p erience and enab l es them to maxi mize their potential for growth and deve l opment in a rapidl y changing wo rld . Through the program s of th e Institute for International and Int erc ultural E du cation , studen t s an d faculty h ave oppo rtuniti es to develop and participate in activities designed to promote a greater understanding and expertise in g l obal i ss ues. The I nstitute also seeks to maintain a p ositive e n vironme nt that e nh ances the learnin g experi ences of international s tudent s atte ndin g MSCD . The follo wing progr ams r e flect the mission o f the Institute . IND IVIDUALIZE D D EGREE PROGRAM Stud ents interested in pur s uin g an interdisciplinary major or a minor in international studies may do so under the Individualized D egree Program (IDP ). The IDP allow s students, in close consultation with an d approval of a faculty mentor , to design a course of study that b est meets their n eeds. Students m ay choose from a wide range of courses de a lin g with int e rnatio na l topics that are r egu l ar l y offe red to com pl ete a major or minor. Co nt act the Ce nt er for Individ uali z ed Learning at 303 556 8342 , Centra l Class room 106 . STUDY -ABROAD COURSES The Institute coordinates a variety of short-term and seme ter long study abroad courses eac h year . Durin g the past seve r a l years , these courses ha v e been held in Mexico , E n g l a nd , Germany , France, Spain, Italy , Centra l America , Russia and Egypt. These courses are generally dir ected by full-time MSCD facu l ty , are two to five weeks in duration and are avai l ab l e to eligib l e students . Assistance is pro vide d to students w h o choose to p articipate in stu d y abroad courses offered b y other U .S. or foreign uni versities. The College operates two seme s ter abroad programs in Guadalajara , Mexico and London , England . These are offered in coo per ation wit h the Univers i ty of Guadalajara and the American Institute for For eign Study/Richmond College partnership . Stud e nts m u st be in good academic standing in order to p ar ticipate in these programs . Contact the Institute for information regarding the l a t es t offerings. RESOURCE CENTE R The Institute maintains a resource bank of information on : a multitu d e of study-abroad pr ograms offe r e d by other universities an d o r ganizations internationa l int ernship oppo rtun ities graduate programs in int e rnational studies fac ulty se minar s and confe renc es int ernat ionali za tion of curricula international employment o pportu nities INTERNATIONAL S TUDENT S E R VlCES The Institute provides a variety of serv i ces to international students atten din g MSCD. The se include counseling on visas, school transfers , work permission and housing ; conducting aca demic and cultural orientation sessio n s ; assisting with immi gration issues; pro viding informatio n to embassies and s pon sors; ad v i sing o n academic issues ; a nd organizing social and cu ltural events .

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 53 FACULTY SERVICES The Institute places a high priority on enabling interested faculty to enhance their internationa l experi ences and , consequently , enrich their curricula. The faculty are regularly informed of professional development semina rs, international co nferences , 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 dis co ur ses on issues affecting the contemporary world . COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS The Institute maintains links with numerous local and national organizations and professional associa tions dealing with int ernational , ed ucat i onal , economic , social and cu ltural activities with a view to strengthen college-community partnerships and to remain current with the latest deve l opments in the area of international education . LANG AGE AND CULTURE INSTITUTE The Language and Cu ltur e Institute was established in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad. The institute current l y operates a summer program in Mexico, a summer inte n sive language institute in Ger many , and a winter study and travel program in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and in Central America. The ins titute offers credit through the Modem Languages Department.

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54 GENERAL STUDIES THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM PmLosoPHY OF THE G EN ERAL STUDIES PROGRAM 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 educa t ion fosters the critica l t hinking necessary for the exp l oration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the ynthesis of l earning , and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual univer e. State Guaranteed General Education Courses Certain ofMSCD's General Studies courses are approve d as state guaranteed general education courses. This designation means that the course i s transferable to general education or to electives at all Colorado public institutions and all undergraduate degree programs . General Studies courses not identified as guaranteed state transfer are also eligib l e for transfer to other institutions of higher education. Even if a state guaranteed course i s selected, students need to select their General Studies courses with care . There is a Colorado core framework that restricts the number of state guaranteed courses that can be taken and applied to general education. In addition , certain statewide articulation agreeme n t require specific Genera l Stud i es courses . T h e s i x credits of co m position , ENG 1010 a n d ENG 1020 , will be acceptab l e anywhere in the state. With t he exception of the sciences, students are advised to take only one state guaranteed course in each ca t egory below to maximize applicability for general education at another institution . For details go to http: // www . state.co.us / cche / gened/. State guaranteed gene ral edu cation courses are designated with a GT for Guaranteed Tran fer. The rest of the code indicates the part of the core to which the course applies . GT AH! Arts GT AH2 Literature GT AH3 Ways of T h inking GT COI Intra. Writing Course GT -C02 lntennediate Compositio n GT -Hll H istory GT MA I Mathematics GT -SCl Physical and Life Sciences GT SS l Economic and Political Systems GT SS2 Geography GT SS3 Human Behavior and Social Systems General Studies Information Stu d ents must use a s i ng l e 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 Stu d ies requirements and po l icies described in this Cata log may be followed by s tu dents usin g earlier cata l ogs. General Studies Goals The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies: MSCD stu dents shou l d be able to: I . Write and speak with clarity ; 2. Read and listen critically; 3. Draw conc lusi ons from quan t itati ve data ; 4. Recognize fau lty reasoning;

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GENERAL STUDIES 55 5. Organize ideas; and 6. Communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them. MSCD students should: 7. Have an o p e n att i t u de toward differen t approac h es to prob l ems; 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, prob l ems or attitudes characteristic of a field. Structure of the General Studies Program The General Studies Program is structured to fo ter the development of skills and to encourage students to use their mastery of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines . The General Studies Pro gram provides two levels of experience: Leve l 1-SkiUs Level I courses provide students with the basic skills of r eading and listening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning , drawing conclusions from quantitative data , organizing ideas , and writing and speaking with clarity. Leve l 11-Brea d t h of Kno w l e d ge Leve l ll courses intro du ce students to the basic methods , knowledge , prob l ems or attitudes characteristic of a field, encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to p r oblems , enab l e students to co=unicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them , and cultivate in students an informed awareness of the principal achievements in history, arts and lette rs, social science, and sc i e n ce. In add i tion, in Levelll courses students will continue to deve l op their skills in language and mathematics . Distribution and Credit Requirements To complete their General Studies Program , students must take approved courses that fulfill the fol lowing distribution and credit requirements: Category Levell* Se m es t e r Hours Composition ............ . ......................... . .................... 6 Mathematics ........................................................... 3 Communications .......... ............. ................. ............... 3 Level II** Historical ................................................. ............ 3 Arts and Letters ................................................... ..... 6 Social Sciences ......................................................... 6 Natural Sciences ... . .......... . . . ................. ...................... 6 Tota l *** ...... . ...................................................... 33 *A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semes t er hours judged to be similar in skill development and content t o a Level I course will satisfy an indi vidual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Levell course. **One-hour deviations in the Levell! categor i es may be allowed. ***A student's co mpleted General Studies Program must contain at least 33 semester hours .

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56 GENERAL STUDIES Basic Rules: • Only approved cour es may b e u sed to satisfy the General Studies requirements. A current listin g of these courses is published in this section , in the G e n e ral College R e quirements brochure, an d in the Course D escriptions sectio n of this Catalog . • General Studies courses need not b e counted toward General Studies requirements. They may be t aken as e l ect i ves or to satisfy requirements in the majo r or degree program. • Dep artments or pr ograms may s pe cify , by prefix and number , some General Studies courses in a ddition to courses required for the major or a pr ofessional credential. • Courses taken u sing the pass-fail option canno t b e counted for General Studies. LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS: COMPOSITION, MATHEMATICS AND COMMUNICATION FRESHMAN A SESSMENT: READlNG, WRITING AND MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT EXAMS First-time college stu dent s are required to complete the r ea din g , wri ting and mathematics placement examinations (see Readin g , Writing and Mathematics Placement Examinat i ons) . Examinatio n re sults serve as the b asis for academic a d v i s in g . To increase their opportunity for success , students may be required to take co ur ses b elow the l eve l of the first-yea r courses offered b y MSCD. Degree-seeking students who are diagno sed as needing remedial course work have at their disposal b asic skills courses offered through the Community College of Den ver . Students are responsible for co mpl eting remedial course wo rk no later than the end of the freshman year (i . e., within the firs t 30 se me ster hour s matriculated as a college stude nt). Students s hould be aware, however , that no credit i s g i ven for courses that are below the college l evel. A l so, ple ase see page 24 of this Cata l og. Placement Test Prerequisites Students mus t have a pa ssing score o n the appropriate placement test before they will be allowed to reg i ster for Level I General Studies courses in English , mathematics and reading. Exceptions will be made for stu d ents who have earned at least a grade of " C" in the community college course specified b y the d epartment. The Assessment Center a dmin isters the placement tests . Students should consult an advi or in t h e Advising Cen t e r for guidance in se l ecting the appropriate Leve l I co ur ses . COMPOSITION REQUIRED COUR SES ( minimum 6 s emester hours) ao E G 1010 (GT-COl ) Fre shman Compo s ition: The Essay .... ..... . ............. .3 ao ENG 1020 (GT-C02) Freshman Composition : Analy sis, Research & Documentation ... 3 ("ao" indicates that the co ur se is ava ilabl e online.) R LE : COMPOS ITIO REQU IREM ENT • Students must complete the EN G I 010 requirement within their first 30 semester hours at MSC D and t h e ENG I 020 requirement within their ftrst 60 semester hours . These r eq uir ements may be postponed only if ap pro ved in writing b y the English Department. • Students must dem onstrate the a d equacy of their writing skills in the placement exam b efo r e enrolling in EN G 1010. Those students whose w r iting skills are inadequate will be counse l ed on how to improve those skills. Students may b e required to complete additional course work . • Students will h ave satisfied t h e Levell composi tio n req uir ements if they : v satisfactori l y complete ENG 1010 and 1 020, or v pass a CLEP (ENG 1010 only) or AP examination approved by the English Department , or V transfer equivalent courses. MATHEMATICS ( min imum 3 se m ester hours)* MTH 1080 Mathem a tical Modes of Tho ught ..... . . ................... 3 MTH Ill 0 (GT -MA I ) College AJgebra ... .... .... . . . . . . . . . . . .... ........... .4 ao MTH 1210 (GT-MAl) Introduction to Statistics ......................... ...... .4 ao MTH 1 310 (GT -MA I ) Finite Mathematics for the Management & Soc i a l Sciences . . ... .4 MTH 1610 integrated Mathematics I ......... . . . . . . . . . ..... . ... .. .. .4

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GENERAL STUDIES 57 R ULES : MATHEMATIC REQUIREMENT • Students will take the mathematics placement exam to determine their abilities to calcu l ate with fractions, decimals and percents , and to know and use elementary geometrical form ulas. Those whose skills are inadequate are required to complete college arithmetic course work before enrolling in a Level l mathematics course. Some courses have additional requirements . • Students must complete the Level I mathematics requirement within their first 30 semester hours at MSCD. Thi s requirement may be postponed on an individual basis if the postponement is approved in writing b y the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department. • Students will ha ve sari fled the Level I mathematics requirements if they: ttl pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Level I mathematics c r edit (see courses listed above) , or ttl pa s a CLEP or AP examination approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sc i ences Department , or ttl successfully complete a mathematics course for which a Level I mathematics course i s a prerequisite, or ttl transfer an equivalent course. *A transfer course or courses of at l east 2 semes t e r hours judged to be s imil ar in skill deve l opment and co nt en t to a Level I course will sat i sfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is deter mined by the departm e nt offering the L evell course. COMMUNICA TIO FRE 1020 GER 1020 HON 2950 S (minimum 3 semester hours)* Elementary French 11 ......••. . ..•....•..•....•....•.... 5 Elementary German 11 .... . . ..•....•.......•... . ...•.... 5 The Art of Critical Thinking . . .................... . . ..... 3 ao ao PHI 1110 RDG 1510 SPA 1020 SPE 1010 SPE 1620/MDL 1620 SPE 1710 Language , Logic & Persuasion .... ....................... 3 Cognitive Strategies for Analytical Reading . . . . . . .......... .3 Elementary Spanish II .......... . ............... ........ 5 Public Speaking ............... ......... .............. 3 American Sign Language II ............... . . ............ . 3 Interpersonal Communication ..... ...................... .3 R ULES: COMMUNlCATION 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: ttl pass an approved Level I communication cou r se (listed above), o r ttl pass a CLEP or AP examination approved by a department offering a Level I co mmunic a tion course, or ttl transfer an equivalent course, or ttl transfer a second semester , fouror five-semester hour foreign l anguage course or a more advanced language course that i taught in a language not offered at MSCD, or ttl pass or transfer an advanced foreign language course that is taught in the foreign language and that has MSCD ' s FRE 1020, GER 1020 and SPA 1020 or equivalent cour e work , or more advanced course work as a prerequisite, or ttl pass or transfer an advanced public speaking course for which MSCD's SPE I 0 I 0 or a comparable course is a prerequisite . Students who have sati tied the communications requirement u sing the advanced foreign l anguage course or the advanced public speaking course must place that course in the Level I commu ni cations requirement s lot. Level II General Studies courses used to satisfy the Level I communications require ments cannot also be counted in the Level If category.

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58 GENERAL STUDIES *A transfer cour s e or courses of at/east 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill dev e lopment and content to a Lev e l I course will satisfy an indi v idual L e vel I c ours e r e quirem e nt . Equi v alency is d e ter mined by the department offering the Level I c ourse. LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS Courses a p proved to satisfy the Level II requirement a r e distributed among four categories. T h e cate gories , together with the minimum number of semester h ours a stu d ent m u st accumulate to satisfy this requirement, are give n b elow. One-hour deviations in t h e General Studies Level II categories may be allowed, provided the student bas comp l eted at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses. LEVEL II CATEGORIES Historica l .......... . .... ................. ...... 3 Arts and Letters . ............... ...... ........... 6 Social Science ............. ........... . . . . . ...... 6 atura l Science ...... . . ....... ......... . . . ..... . . 6 R LES: LEVEL II REQ IREMENT Pre r equis i tes: Level II General Studies courses have at least the following prerequisites or corequisites, and some courses h ave additiona l prerequisites (see the Course Descriptio n s sec t ion in this Catalog). • Historica l and Arts and Letters: V Courses numbered I 000 to 1990: minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing preassessment placement tests V Courses numbered 2000 to 2990 : satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course require ment and e it her ENG I 0 I 0 or the Level I communication course requirement V Courses n umbered 3000 a n d above: satisfact i on of all Leve l I General Studies course requirements • Natural Science and Social Science: V Courses numbered I 000 to 1990 : minimum performance standards cores on the reading , writing and mathematics preassessment placement tests V Courses n u mbered 2000 to 2990 : satisfaction of the Level I mathematics course require ment and either ENG l 0 I 0 or the Level I communication course requirement V Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I course requirements • Students may not use courses h aving the same prefix as their major discipline or crosslisted with their major discipline to satisfy the Le v el II requirements . • Students may u se 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 t h e minor and not for Genera l Stu d ies. Deviations f r om t h e Cat a log r eq u iremen t s require ap p roval of the min o r departmen t , and some departments req u ire that more than 18 credits be used on l y in the minor. Please contact the minor department for addi tional informat i on . • 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 cour s e , i.e. , one designated XXX (YYY). They must select t h e preftx they w i sh to use at registration ; the selection may not be changed later. • History majo r s m u st take three extra s emester 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 u s e courses that are cross listed with history courses for General Studies .

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GENERAL STUDIES 59 IDSTORICAL (MINIMUM 3 SEMESTE R HO U RS)* Historical courses aim to impart a broad knowledge of history with emphasis upon the major forces , persons and events that h ave s haped the modem world . FRE 3550 French His tori ca l P e r s pective s ....... ..................... 3 HlS 1000 American Civilization ................ . . . ............... 3 HIS lOlQHON !OlO(Gr -HII) Western Civilization to 1 715 ............................. 3 HIS I02G'HO 1020(Gr-HII) We s tern Civilization s inc e 1 715 .......................... 3 ao HlS 1030 World His t ory to 1 500 ................................. 3 ao HlS 1040 W o rld His tory ince 1500 ................ ....... . . . ..... 3 HlS 1110 Co lorado History I .................................... 3 ao HlS 1210 ( GT-HII) American History to 1 865 ............................... 3 a o HlS 1 220 (GT-HII ) American His tory si n ce 1 865 ............................ 3 HlS 1250 China, Japan , K orea since 1 80 0 ...... ............... . . . ... 3 HlS 1650/WMS 1 650 Women in U.S. His tory ................................. 3 me HIS 1910 / CHS 1010 Hi t ory of M eso-Ame rica: Pre-Columbian & Colonial Periods ... 3 me HIS 1920 / CHS I 020 His tory of the Chicanalo in the Southwest: 1 810 to Pre se nt .... . . 3 me HIS 1940 / AAS 1130 Survey of Afri can History . . . . . . . . . .......... . . ...... 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary W o rld History ........................ . . . . 3 me HlS 2950 / AAS 2130 West African Civilization .......................... . . . . 3 HIS 3060 Rome and the Caesars ..................... . . . ....... . . . 3 a o / mc HIS 3090 Native American s in American His t ory ............ .... . . . . . 3 HlS 3120 Medieval History ..... ........... .............. . . . .... 3 HIS 3140 Renaiss a nce & R efo rmation ............................. 3 HIS 3310 England to 1 714 ....... ..................... . . . ....... 3 HlS 3320 England since 1714 ........... . ........................ 3 me HIS 3590 American Immigration History . . . .... .................... 3 HIS 3700 Modem C hin a ........... . ............ . . . ....... ...... 3 HIS 3740 HIS 3810 Modern J apan ............ . . ....... ................ . . . 3 Latin Americ a : R e publics . ....... .... ..... . . . . . ......... 3 me HIS 4110/HO 3850 American Culture I .... ..... ....... ................. 3 HIS 4120/HO 3860 American Culture ll . . . . . . ................... 3 HON lOIO'HIS IOIO(Gr-Hll) Western Civilization to 1 715 ............................ .3 HON 1020'HIS 1020(Gr-Hll) Wes tern Civilization s ince 1715 .......................... 3 History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level II in the Social Sciences , Art s & Letters, or Natural Science categories in lieu of the thr ee hours in the Historical category . History majors may not use courses that are crosslisted with history co urses for General Studies. *A one-hour deviation in the General Studie s historical requirement may be allowed, provided the stu dent has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studie s courses. Pl e ase not e : " me" indicates that the course is also approved as a multic ultural course; "ao" indi cates that the cour se is available onli n e . ARTS & LETTERS (MINIMUM 6 SEMESTER HO URS)* Arts & Letters courses imp art a broad know ledge of important works and major schools of thought from a t lea s t two ce ntu . ries. They also provide a foundation for critic a l eva luation within the di sci pline. me AAS 3240/ENG 3240 ART 1040 m e ao ART 2040/MUS 2040 ART 2850 /ENG 2850 SPE 2850 ART 3 090 ART 3950/WMS 3950 CHS 2010/ENG 2410 African American Literature ............................ . 3 Art Appreciation Surve y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 An Integrated Approach to Art and Music .................. . 3 Introduction to Cinema Studies ........................ . . . 3 Art & Cu ltural Herita ge .... .......... . ............ . .3 Women ' s Art/Women's I ssues Survey of Chicanalo Literature ........ . . . ................ 3 .......................... . 3

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60 GENERAL STUDIES ao E G 1100 Introduction to Literature ........ . .......... ......... ... 3 ENG 1110 Introduction to Fict i on . . . . . ................ . ..... . . ..... 3 ENG 1120 Introduction to Drama ................ ........ .......... 3 ENG 1 310 Introduc tion to Shakespeare .... . ........................ 3 ao ENG 2410 / CHS 2010 Survey of Chican a/ 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 E G 3240 / AAS 3240 African American Literature ........................... . . 3 E G 3420 Engli s h Bible as Literature . ....... ....... .............. .3 ENG 3430 Classica l Mythology .................................. . 3 FRE 3110 Survey of French Literatu r e I ..... . ................ . . .... 3 FRE 3 1 20 Survey of F r ench Literat ur e II .... . . . . . . . . ........... ..... 3 GER 3200 German Culture & Civilization ....... ......... .......... .3 HON LOII/PH1 1010 Introduction to Philosophy ....................... . . ..... 3 HON 2750 The Legacy of Arts & Letters I . .......... . . . ............. 3 HO 2760 The Legacy of Arts & Letters l1 ........................ . .3 MTH 3400 Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics . ........... ......... . .... .4 ao MUS I 000 (GT -AH I) 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 Sty l es America ' s Music ..... . . . .................... 3 me MUS 3050 Musics of the World ..... . . ..................... . ... .. .3 PHI 1010/HON 1011 Introduction to Philosophy ... 0 • • • • • • • 0 •• 0 •••• o • • 0 ••••• • • 3 PHI 1030 E thics .... . . . . . . . .... . . . ......... o ••••••••••• ••• ••• .3 PHI 3000 History of Greek Philosophy ...... . . . . o • • o •• •• ••• o •• •• •• .3 PHI 3020 History of Modem Philosophy ... . .... 0 • • 0 ••••• • • 0 • ••••• .3 ao PHI 3360 Busines Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 • •••• • • o •••••• • 0 •• o ••• .3 PHI 3370 Com put e r s , Ethics, and Society ..... o • • o • • o ••••••• o • ••••• .3 ao P SC 3050 Political Theory . .... . . ....... . 0 ••• 0 0 •• 0 • • • • • • • 0 ••••• •• 3 ao RDG 3060 Critica l Readin g/T hinking ........... 0 ••• • ••••••••••••••• 3 SPA 3200 Culture & Civilization of Sp a in . . . . .... ... 0 • • 0 • • ••• 0 •••••• 3 SPA 3210 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization . . . . . . o • • • • o • ••••• .3 SPA 3220 Folklore & Culture of the Mexican Southwest ........ 0 •• o •••• 3 SPE 2770/WMS 2770 Gender & Communication ... .... ........... o •••• o • ••••• .3 SPE 2850 / ART 2850 Introd u ction to Cinema Studies ... 0 • • o •• o •••• 0 • • o • ••• o •••• 3 ENG 2850 SPE 3080 Great American Speakers ....... o • ••••••••••••••••••• ••• 3 ao SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication ....... . . . . . . . 0 ••• ••• • 0 •••• 3 ao / mc SPE 3 760 Cultural Influences on Communication . . . o • o • • o •••••••••••• 3 THE 2210 Introduction to Theatre ................. 0 0 • 0 • • 0 • ••• 0 •••• 3 WMS 2770 / SPE 2770 Gender & Communication .... 0 • • • • • 0 • • o • • •••••••• •• o • ••• 3 WMS 3510 Feminist Theory . .... ... ...... ...... o • • • • • • ••••• • o ••• .3 WMS 3950 / ART 3950 Women's Art/Women's Issues . . .......... . . ... ... ....... 3 *A one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and l etters requirement may be a U owed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses. Please not e : "me" indi c ate s that the course is also approved as a multi c ultural course. "ao" i ndi cates that tlte course is available online. SOCIAL SCIENCES (MINIMUM 6 SEMESTER HOURS)* Social Science courses aim to explor e the formation , behavior and interaction of various socia l , cultur al, political or economic groups and institutions . me AAS I 0 l 0 Introduction to African-American Studies ......... 0 •••• ••••• 3 ao /mcAAS 2100 / CHS 2100 / Women of Color ................. ......... o. o • ••• o ••• .3 ICS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100

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GENERAL STUDIES 61 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 Acco untin g for NonBu siness Major s ..... ............... . . 3 ANT 1 310 ( GT -SS3) Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ............... ....... 3 me ANT 2330 Cross-C ultural Commun ication ............. . .......... . . . 3 me ANT 3310 E thnography of orth American Indians ......... . . . . ....... 3 ao / mc ANT 3480 C ultural Diversity in Health & Illn ess ............ ......... . 3 ao / mc CHS 1000 Introd u ction to Chicana/o Studies ........... .......... . . . . 3 ao /mcCHS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women ofColor ................. .......... . . . . . . ..... 3 ICS 21 00/NAS 21 00/WMS 2100 me CHS 31 00 / SOC 3130 The Chicana/o Community ....... ... .............. . .... . 3 CHS 3210 / SOC 3470 The Chicano Family ....... ................... . . .... . . .3 ao CJC 1010 Introd u ction to the Cri minal Jus tice System ........... . . . ... .3 me ECE 4360 Cultura l I nfluence on the Sociali za tion o f Ch ildr en ............ 3 ao ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Mac r o ..... . ..................... 3 ao ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-M i cro ... . . . . . ................. . . 3 me EDS 3110 Processes of E duc a tion in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools 3 ao EDS 3200 Educatio n a l P syc hology Applied to Teaching ................ 3 FIN 2250 Persona l Money Management ........... . . . . ............ . 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio-Cultural Issues ....................... 3 ao GEG 1000 World R egional Geography . . . . . . ....... . . . . . . . ......... . 3 ao GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography . ..... . ................ . 3 GEG 1920 Co ncepts and Connections in G eogra ph y . . . . ...... . ........ . 3 GEG 2020 Geography of Co l orado ........... . ...... . 3 me GEG 3300/NAS 3300 / Land Use , Cu ltur e & Conflict . ................. . . . ...... . 3 PSC 3300 ao HES 1050 Dynamic s of H ealt h ................................... 3 HES 2000 Health Politics & Polic y .............. .................. 3 HES 2180 AIDS: Acquired Immune D eficiency Syndrome .............. 3 HIS 3660 Recent U.S. , 1945-1990s ................................ 3 ao / mc HMT 1850 Multicu ltur al/Multinationa l Cu ltural Adjustment/Readjustment ... 3 ao HO 1001/P SY 1001 (GT -SS3 ) Introdu c t ory P syc holo gy ................... . . . . .... 3 HO 3800 Revolution s & Social Change I .... . .......... . ..... . ... .. 3 HON 3810 Re vo lutions & So c ial Change II .................... . . .... 3 HPS 2720 Fundamenta l s of Coaching .............................. 2 ao / m c HSP 3490 Multicultural I ss u es in Human Service s .................... .4 me I CS 1000 Introduction to Asian American Studies . . . . ................ 3 ao /mc!CS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women of Color ...................................... 3 CHS 2100/NAS 2100/WMS 2100 ao IND 2810 JRN 1010 LES 4730 ao MKT 2 040 me NAS 1000 T ec hnology , Society & You ............................. 3 Introduction to J ournalism & Ma ss Media ......... .... . . .... 3 Sociology of Athletic s in American Society .......... ....... 3 Managerial Communications ............................. 3 Introduction t o Native American Studies ...... . ............. 3 ao /mcNAS 2100 / AAS 2 1 00 / Women of Color ............................ . ......... 3 CHS 2100/ICS 2 100 /WMS 2100 me NAS 3200/PSC 3200 Native American P o litics . . ........... . .... . . . ........... 3 me NAS 3300 / GEG 3300 / Land Use, Culture & Con fli ct . ........................... 3 PSC 3300 ao PSC 1010 ao PSC 1020 PSC 2100 me PSC 2200 / AAS 2200 PSC 3 120 me PSC 3200 AS 3200 me PSC 3300 / GEG 3300 / NAS 3300 American National Go ve rnment . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 3 Political S ys tem s & I deas ..... . . . ............. . ......... 3 Politic a l Sociali zatio n ............................ . .... . 3 Politi cs & Black P eople ......... . ....................... 3 American Co n st itu tio n al Law ......... . . . ......... . ...... 3 ative Ameri ca n Politics ....... . . ...... . . . .............. 3 Land Use , C ulture & Co nflict ...... . . . . . . . ...... ......... 3

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62 GENERAL STUDIES PSC 3630 Latin American P o litic s ............... . ................. 3 ao PSY 1001/HON 1 00 1 ( GT-SS3 ) I ntroductory P sy cholo gy .... . ....... . . . . ......... . .3 PSY 1 8 00 PSY 2160 ao PSY 2210 PSY 3250 PSY 3260 ao / m c SED 2200 ao SO C 1010 (GT-SS3) me SOC 1040 soc 2010 m e SOC 3 1 30 / C HS 3100 me SO C 3 140 / AAS 3300 m e SOC 3220/WMS 3220 SOC 3440 / AAS 3 550 SOC 3470 / CHS 3210 ao SWK 1010 D eve lopmental Ed uc at iona l P syc hology ........... ..... . . . .4 Personality & Adju tm e nt ............................ ... 3 P syc holo gy of Human Develo pm ent ..... . . ................ 3 Child P sychology ................................... . .3 Psychology of Adolescence ............................ . .3 Diversity, Disability, a nd Education ..... ............. ..... 3 Introduction to Sociology . . . ......................... . . . 3 Introduction to Social Gerontology .......... . ............ .3 Curre nt Social I ss u es ..... . . ................... . . . . . ... .3 The Chica n a!o Co mmunity ......... ..................... 3 The Black Commun ity ............................. . . . .3 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups ................ ......... . .3 Th e Black Family .... . . . ............. ....... . . ....... .3 The C hican o Family ........ . . . ................ . . ...... 3 Introduction to Socia l We l fare & Social Work ..... . . . ....... 3 ao WMS 1001 Introdu c tion : Woman in Transitio n ...................... . . 3 ao /mcWMS 2100 / AAS 2100 / Women ofColor ... ................................... 3 CHS 2 100 /ICS 2100/NAS 2100 me WMS 3220 / SOC 3220 Race , Gend e r & Ethn i c Group s . ................ . ........ .3 *A one-hour devia tion in th e General Studi es arts a nd l etters requirement ma y be allowed, provided the student has compl e ted at lea s t 33 semester hours of Gen eral Studies courses. Pl ea e n o te: " me" indi ca t es th at th e c our se i s a l so a ppr ove d as a multic ultural co u rse; "a o" indi c ates that the course i s avail a bl e o nline. NATU RAL SCIENC E {MINIMUM 6 SEMESTE R HOURS)+ Natural Sci e nc e courses pro vi de an opportuni ty for students to experience the systematic formu l ation and testing of hypothe ses and to learn the importance of accurate observation and measurement. Stu d ents will differentiate among fac t , specul ation, ev ide n ce , inference , be lief, theory , law an d gene r al ization. ANT 1010 ao / s p AST 1040 AST 30 4 0 ao / sp BIO I 000 s p B I O 1010 ao / s p B I O 1080* (G T S I ) B10 1090* ( GT-SCI ) ao BIO 3300 BlO 3530/HES 3810 B10 3550 CHE 1010 ao CHE II 00** CHE !ISO** CHE 1850 & either CHE 1 800 or 1 810*** CHE 3 100 CHE 3 1 20 EET 1001 ao ENV 1200 ENV 1400 GEG 1100 GEL 1010 Ph ysica l Anthropology & Pr ehistory ............... . . ...... 3 Introducti on to Astrono m y ............................. . 3 Modem Cosmology .................................... 3 Human Bio l ogy for No n-Major s .......................... 3 Eco l ogy for Non-Majo r s . . . . . .... . ..... . . . .............. 3 Genera l i ntr oductio n to Biology .......................... 3 Genera l Introduction to Biolog y Laboratory ... .... ........ . . I A d va nc e d Hum an Biology for on-Majo r s ... . .............. 3 Phys iolo gy of Aging for Non-Bio l ogy Majors ............... . 3 Urba n Ecology ............ . . .......... . . ............. 4 Chemistry & Society ................................... 3 Princ i p l es of C h em i stry ............. . . ................. .4 Princip l es of C h emistry Lab ora tory ..................... ... I Genera l Chemistry I or [[ . .............................. 6 Organic C h emistry I ................................... 4 Organic Chemistry I Lab . . . . . ....... . . . . . ............. .. 2 Electronics: An introduction ............................. 3 Intro d uction to E n viro nmental Sciences . . . ................. 3 World Re so ur ces ...................... . . . . . . . ......... 3 Introduction to Ph ys ica l Ge ography .... .................... 3 General Geology ...................... . ............ . . . 4

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GEL 1020 GEL 1030 GEL 1150 GEL 1510 GEL 1520 GEL3510 GEL 3520 HES 2150 HES 3450 HES 3810/B ! O 3530 HO 2800 HPS 3300 HPS 3340 MET 3550 ao MTR 1400 MTR 3500 ao NUT 2040 ao / sp PHY 1000 PHY 1250 PHY 20 I 0/PHY 2030 PHY 2020/PHY 2040 PHY 2311/PHY 2321 PHY 2331/PHY 2341 PHY 3620 SCI 2610 SCI2620 GENERAL STUDIES 63 Geology of Colorado ................ . . ................. 3 Historical Geology ... ................................ .4 Oceanography ...................................... . . 3 Geo l ogy of Red Rocks P ark & Vicinity ........... . . ........ I Garden of the Gods-Front R ange Geology . . . . . . . . . .2 Advanced Geology of Red R ocks P ark & V i cinity ........ . ... I Advanced Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology ...... . . . . 2 Alternative Therapies for H ealth & Healing ............. . . . . 3 Dynamics of Disease ................ . . . . . . . . . .......... 3 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors ............... .3 History of Science ........... . ......................... 3 Anatomical Kinesiology ......... .... ......... .......... 3 Physiology of Exe r c ise ....... ......... . ............. . . . 3 Rockets & Stars A Space Trek .......................... 3 Introduction to Meteorology ..... . ....................... 3 Hazardous Weather ............. ....................... 3 Introduction to Nutrit i on ... . ....................... . . . . . 3 Introduction to Phy sics ............................ . . . . .4 Physics of Aviation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 College Physi cs l & Labo rat ory ....... .............. . . . . . . 5 College Physic s II & Laboratory .... . ................ . . . . . 5 General Physics I & Laboratory . ..... .... ......... ..... . . 5 Genera l Phy sics ll & Laboratory ..•.. .......... ... 5 Soun d & Mus i c . . . .................................. . . 3 Integrated Natural Science I . . . . . .... .............. . 3 Integrat ed Natural Science 11 .......................... . . . 3 *In order to receive General Stud i es c r edit, both BIO I 080 and I 090 must b e successfully completed. This i s true also for State Guaranteed Genera l Educatio n credit. **CHE II 00 and CHE 1150 must be successfully compl eted to receive General Studies credit. ***S u ccessful comp l etion of CHE 1850 and either CHE 1800 or 1810 will result in 6 hours a rural Science General Studie c r edit. Successful completion of all three courses will result in I 0 hours of General Studies credit. CHE 1800 is a prereq u isite for CHE 1850. CHE 1850 has a corequis it e of CHE 1810 . +A one -hour deviation in the General Studies natural scie n ce requirement may be allowed, pro vide d the stude nt has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses. Please note: " me" indi c ates that th e course i s also approved a s a multicultural course; " ao" indi cates that the course i s availabl e online. ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Multicultural and Senior Experience Course Requirements In addition to completing the General Studies requirements , a student must comp l ete a three-hour Mul tic ultur a l course and a three-hour Senior Experience course, or selection of courses, to be awarded a bach e lor's de gree fro m MSCD. The Mult i cultural course does n ot require thr ee hour as a se p a r ate ca t egory and can be take n in the major, minor o r as an elective. The rules pertai nin g to those requirements and the courses that will satisfy those r equirements are described below. MULTICULTURAL GRADUATION REQIDREMENT (MINIMUM 3 SEMESTE R HOU R S) Mu lticul tural courses are d esigned to increa e students' appreciation and awareness of the American c ulture a nd the diverse c ultur es whic h con tribut e to it. Multicultural educatio n a l offerings exa min e the interactions of val u es an d beliefs, tr a ditions , id entities a nd cu ltur a l contribution s of women and racial and ethnic groups in the United States: African American, Asian American, Hispanic Amer ican and Native American. Students may use the cour e to satisfy General Studies, major or minor requirements

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64 GENERAL STUDIES 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 p r efix may be used . A one-hour deviation in the Multicultural requi rement 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 Mul ticu l tura l course. AAS 1010 AAS 1130/HIS 1940 AAS 2130/HIS 2950 AAS 2200/PSC 2200 AAS 3240/ENG 3240 AAS 3300 / SOC 3140 ANT2330 ANT 3310 ao ANT 3480 ART 3090 ao CHS 1000 CHS 1010/HIS 1 910 CHS I 020/HIS 1920 CHS 31 00/SOC 3130 CHS 3200 / CJC 3720 ECE 2340 ECE 4360 EDS 3110 ao EDU 3100 ENG 2240 GEG 3300/NAS 3300 PSC 3300 ao HIS 3090 HIS 3590 HIS 411 0/HON 3850 ao HMT 1850 ao HSP 3490 ICS 1000 MGT 4830 MUS 3000 MUS 3020 MUS 3050 ao ao AS 1000 NAS 3200/PSC 3200 PSY 3170 PSY 3700 / AAS 3700 / CHS 3700/WMS 3700 SED 2200 soc 1040 SOC 3220/WMS 3220 S P E 3760 Introduct i on to African American Studie s . .................. 3 Survey of African History ............................... 3 West African Civilizations ............. . .......... . .... .3 Politics & Black Peop l e ....... . . ..... . . . . . . . ............ 3 African American Literature . ........................... .3 The Black Community ................ ................. 3 Cross -Cultur a l Communicatio n ........................... 3 Ethnography of North American Indian s .................... 3 C ultura l Diversity in Hea lth and [llne ss ......... ... ......... 3 Art & Cultural Heritage ................. . ........... . ... 3 Introd u ction to Chicana/o Studies ......................... 3 History of Me so-Ame rica : Pre -Co lumbian & Colonial Period s ... 3 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present ...... 3 The Chicana/o Community ........................ . .... . 3 Chica n o s and the Law ................................. . 3 Foundations of Ea rly Chi l dhood Education ................. . 3 Cu ltural Influen ce on the Socialization of Children . . ......... . 3 Processes of Education in Multicultur a l Urban Secondary Schools 3 Socia l Foundations and Multicultural Education ....... . ..... .4 Native American Literatures ................ . . . . . . . ..... . 3 Land Use, Culture & Conflict .......... .... . ............ .3 Native Americans in American History . ................... .3 American lrnmigration History .......................... . 3 American Culture I .................................... 3 Multic ul tural/Multina tional Cultural Adjustment/Readjustment . . .3 Multicu l tural I ss ue s in Human Service .................... .4 Introduction to Asian Americ an Studie s .......... . . ....... .3 Workforce Div e r s ity ................................... 3 Musics of America ................................... .3 Ja zz Style s America's Mu s i c .......................... . .3 Musics of the World ................. . ................. 3 Introduction to Native Ameri can Studies .................... 3 Native American Politics .... . .......... . . ....• ......... .3 Multicultur a l Service Learning ........................... 3 Psycholo gy of Group Prejudic e ........................... 3 Diver sity, Dis a bility , and Education .................. . .... 3 Introduction to Socia l Gerontology . ....................... 3 Race, Gender & Ethnic Groups ........................... 3 Cu l t u ral Influence s on Communication .............•....... 3 XXX 1190 * First Year Seminar ................................... 3 ao WMS 2100 / AAS 2 100 / Women of Color ..................................... .3 CHS 2100/NAS 2 100 /ICS 2100 *Variable course prefixes , e .g ., ANT, CJC, ENG , PSC, RDG, SOC, SPE, WMS. SENIOR EXPERIENCE GRADUATIO N REQ U IREMENT (minimum 3 semester hours) The Senior Experience course prov i des a culmination of th e undergraduate experience, allowing student to synthesize their learning , using critical analysis and logical thinking . Students may use the course to satisfy major or minor requirements if t h e colirse i s approved fo r that use. Stude n ts should consult wi t h thei r advisor and check prerequi s ite s. Student s must complete a Senior Experience course

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GENERAL STUDIES 65 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 sen ior stan ding . ln some cases students may need to take two courses to satisfy the requirement. ao ao ART4010 ART4580 ART 4590 ART 4750 ART4751 ART4755 BIO 4510 BIO 4540 BIO 4850 CHE4710 CHE4950 CHS 4850 CJC 4650 COM4410 COM4790 CSI 4260 ECE 4380 ECE 4390 EC04600 EDS 4290 EDU 4190 EET 4100 EET 4110 E G 4520 E G 4610 E G 4640 E G 4660 ENV 4960 ENV 4970 FRE 4520 FRE 4530 GER 4200 GER4400 GER4410 GIS 4890 ao HCM 4510 FIES 4520 HES 4970 HIS 4820 ao HMT4040 ao HMT 4400 HPS 4600 HPS 4850 HPS 4870 HPS 4880 HPS 4890 HSP 4790 IND 4960 JRN 4500 LES 4890 MET 4010 MET4070 Modern Art History: Theory & Criticism ........... ...... . . 3 Srudent Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6 ........... . . . 6 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-12 .............. 6 Senior Experience Studio : Portfolio Develpmnt & Thesis Show 3 Communication Design Senior Experience: Portfolio D evelopment ................................. 3 Exhib itin g the Art Object ....................... . . ...... 3 Microbial Ecology . . . . . . .............................. .4 Plant Ecology .... . . . ............................... . .4 Evolution ................ . . . ........ ............ .... 3 Criminalistics Internship II ... . ...................... .... 6 Senior Experience in Chemistry ...... . ................... 3 Re earch Experience in Chicana/o Srudies ................. .3 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional .................. 3 Budgeting & Planning for Audio-Visual Production s .......... 3 Senior Seminar in Technical Communications ... ............. 3 Software Eng.ineering Practices .......................... .4 Developmentall y Appropriate Practice II: Field Experience ...... I Student Teaching & Sem. : Early Childhd (Preschool-3rd Grd) .6,12 History of Economic Thought ............... . ... ......... 3 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7 -12 . ........... 6 , 1 2 Srudent Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6 ............ 6,12 Senior Proje ct ....................... . ................ I Senior Project ll ...................................... 2 Advanced Writing ............ ......................... 3 Theories & Techniques in Literary Criticism . . . . ............ .3 Teaching English, 7-12 ........ . .... . .................. .3 Teaching Literature & Language , K-6 . .................... .3 Global Environmental Challenges ......................... 3 Environmental Field Srudies . .......................... . .3 Modem French Theater ............................... . .3 The French ovel . ................................. ... 3 Major German Authors ... ............. . ............. ... 3 German for Business 11 . . ..............•....... •... ..... 3 Advanced Translation Techniques ................... . ..... 3 Advanced GIS Laboratory ............................... 3 Health Care Management Pra cticum . ...................... 6 Internship in Gerontology ............................. 3-6 Internship in Holistic Health and Wellness . ................ .3 Senior Seminar ............ . ...... . ............... . . . . 3 Senior Hospitality Research Experience I ............. . ..... 2 Senior Hospitality Research Experience II ................. . . 2 Organi z ation , Admin . of Human Performance & Sports Prog ... . . 3 Seminar in Athletic Training ................ . ............ 3 Internship for Athletic Training . . ..... .... .............. . I 0 Internship for Adult Fitness Major .......... .............. I 0 Intern ship for Human Performance . . . ........ . . . ......... I 0 Professional Internship . . . . . . . . ................... ..... 12 Profe sional lndu striallntemship ............. . .......... .4 Ethical & Legal Issues in Journ alism . . ..................... 3 Internship for Leisure Srudies ....... . . . ................. 12 Advanced Manufacruring Technology ...................... 3 Computer Aided De sign .................. . . . .......... .3

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66 GENERAL STUDIES me MGT4830 Workforce Div er s ity ................................... 3 ao MGT4950 Strategic Management ............. .... ....... . ...... ... 3 MTH4210 Probability Theory ................................... .4 M TH 4220 Stochastic Pro c e ss e s .................. . . . ............ . .4 MTH4410 Advanced Calculus l .... . ............ ............ . . . . . .4 MTH 4480 Numerical Anal ysis I ................. . . ....... . . . .... . .4 MTH 4640 History of Mathematics ................. ........... .... .4 MTR4600 Senior R esearch Seminar . . . . ................ ............ 3 MUS4110 Analys is of Music .... . . . . . ...................... . . .... 2 MUS 4360 Instrumental Mu s ic Methods and Material s ........ .......... 2 MUS 4370 Vocal Music Methods and Material s ...... ..... . ........... 2 MUS 4510 Advanced Conducting . . . . ....... ......... . ..... . ..... . . 2 MUS 4 7 40 Senior Recit a l Performance ... ............ ............. . .4 MUS 4790 Senior Recital Project ...................... . . ......... . I MUS 4950 Senior Project ............... . ..... . . . . . . ............. 3 NUR48 50 Nursing S e nior Ex p e rienc e ............................. .4 PHI4100 Senior Seminar . .... ................ . ................. 3 PHY 4620 Computational Phy ics II ....... . . . . . .............. . . . . . 2 PHY 4721 Advanced Ph ys i c s Laboratory Il ........ . . . . . ........... . . 2 PHY 4920 Phy s ics Senior Seminar ............................. . ... I PSC 4020 Special Studies .... ................. . .... ............. 3 PSY 4510 Hi s tory & S ys tem s of Psycholo gy ... . ................... . . 3 PSY 4960 Senior The s is in Human Dev e lopment .... .................. 3 RDG4600 Practic u m in Lit e r a cy Enhancement ..................... . . 3 SED 4490 Specia l Education Student Teaching and Seminar : Elementary . . . 6 SED 4500 Specia l Educ a tion Student Teaching and Semina r : Secondary ... . 6 soc 4600 Advanced Re s earch in the So c ial Science s ................. .3 soc 4710 Applied Sociology ................................ .... . 3 SPA 4200 Spanish-Am e rican Essay : 19th & 20th Centuries ....... ... ... . 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language ................ . ......... 3 SPE4090 Class i cal Rhe toric .................................... .3 S P E 4120 Freedom of Sp ee ch ... ................ . . . .......... . ... 3 SPE 4500 Clin i cal Method s in Communication Disorders ............ ... 3 SPE 4790 Communic a tion Theory Building and Research Methodology . . . . 3 SUR 4300 Geodesy II . . . .... . ....... . . . . . . . .................. . . 3 SUR4530 Site Plannin g ......................................... 3 SUR4540 Boundary La w ll ........................ . . . ........... 3 SWK 4810 (A-G) Professional Fi eld Exp e rien ce Il .............. . ........... 5 THE4200 Reader's Theatre ................................. ..... 3 WMS 4750 Senior Seminar . .... . . .................... . .......... . 3 meThi s course will also s ati sfy the Multicultural r eq uir e m e nt; ao indi cates that the course is availabl e online. ASSESSMENT EXAMINATIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES In their senior year, students may be required to participate in a n assessment of their general education. The faculty has determined educatio n a l goals or outcomes that it wants graduates to achieve. A copy of those goal s and the methods by w hich their achievements are measured ca n be obtained from the department offices .

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 67 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 se m ester. 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 labor a tory 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 min utes for each hour of credit. COURSE LOAD The average course load per 16-week semester is 15 or 16 semester hours. Students who are academi cally strong may take up to 18 semester hours during fall and spring semesters and up to 12 semester hou rs 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 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 . Autho rization for overloads for students without these qualifications must be obtained from the s tudent's major department chair and appropriate dean. Forms are available in the department or deans' offices . STUDE N T CLASSI FICATION 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 t h an 90; seniors 90 or more. DECLARI NG/CHANGIN G 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 Acad emic 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 . CURRIC U LUM, ADVISING , AND PROGRA M PLANN I N G (CAPP) CAP P 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 dec l ared majors and/o r mino r s should discuss their progress towards completion of their major (minor) p r ogram with their facu l ty 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 CAP P Compliance Report should be submitted as soon as possible by the department to the Office of the R egistrar. Degree-seeking students must apply for degree candidacy by completing an Application for Graduation in the Office of the Regist r ar at the start of their final semester. SELECTION OF C A TALOG FOR DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Students must use a sing l e MSCD catalog to meet all their degree requirements, including the General Stud i es , major and minor requirements . Students must se l ect a degree Catalog in effect while they are enrolled at MSCD unless they are transferring from a regionally accredited Co l orado comm u nity col lege , provided that the degree Catalog contains their complete program of study. Students not enro llin g for three consecutive semesters or more are governed by the Catalog in effect upon their retum . 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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68 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Students transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may comple t e degree requirements using an MSCD Catalog in effect while enrolled at the community college , subjec t to the following conditions : • The degree Catalog selected does not predate the current catalog by more than three yea rs. • 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 defmed as not interrupting enrollment for three or more consecutive semes ters (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 ofMSCD degree completion. GRADUATION Degree-seeking students formally declare their degree candidacy by filing an Application for Gradua tion 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 on MSC D's website (http :// www . mscd.edu/academic / acal.htm). The Application for Graduation shoul d be ftled only by stu dents who intend to complete all degree requirements by the end of the upcoming semeste r and s hould be filed in con ultation with the student ' s major department. If a student d oes not graduate , the y 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 semeste r for which they are degree candidates. Diplomas may be withheld because of indebtednes to the Col lege. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. A formal comme n cement 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 co p y of a student's p ermanent 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 emp l oyers if wr itt e n autho rization is received from the student. Requests should include the student's full legal name as r eco rded 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. FALSIFIED TRANSCRIPTS AND DIPLOMAS Altering , modifying , tampering with , or in any way fal sifying an officia l Metropolitan State College of Denver transcript or diploma is a cri m e . The College b as implemented multiple measures to d e t ect such conduct. To protect the integrity and value of a Metro State degree , the Attorney General will vigor ously prosecute those who commit these crimes through the criminal justice system . In addition , students found r e spon s ibl e for falsify ing an official MSCD transcript or diploma , will face a College judic ial hearin g and appropriat e s an c tions may be imposed, including susp e nsion , dismissal , and los s of c r e dit , w hi c h c ould affec t the stude nt's p e rman e nt r ec ord. HONORS AND AWARDS The College annually recognize students who s how 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 inc lud es :

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 69 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 woma n). Other awards include Special Service Award for Exception ally Challenged Students, Student Government Assembly Award, Charles W. Fisher Award and the Colora d o Engineering Council Award. Information and applicati ons for these awards are avai l ab l e in Centra l C l assroom Building, room 313. Awards are presented at the annual banquet the night before graduation. In addition to annua l awards, students with outstanding academic achievements are recognized by being named on the College's Honor Lists. The Pre si dent' s Honor List carries the names of studen t s 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 cumu lativ e GPA of between 3 . 50 and 3.84 , inclusively . Computation will occur initially when the student has completed between 30 and 60 hour s at MSCD, then again between 60 and 90 hours , and finally after more than 90 hours. P osting of t h e award occurs within the first two weeks of the following semester. Questions sho uld be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3040. Graduation honors are awarded to students who have demon strated superior academic ability in their baccalaureate degree while attending MSCD. Honors designations are determined according to the fol l owi n g cr it eria: Summa Cum Laude Top five percent of graduates within each sc h oo l with cumulative MSCD GPA of no less than 3 . 65. Magna Cum Laude ext five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative MSCD GPA of no less than 3 .65. Cum Laude ext five percent of graduates within each school with cumulative MSCD GPA of no less than 3.65. To d e t e rmine each honor 's category, GPAs for th e previo u s s prin g semeste r gradu ates are arrayed in rank order. This rank ordering is th e n u se d to determin e the h o nor s recip ients among the following fall , spring and summer g radu ates. • To qualif y for graduation honor recognition, a stud ent must h ave completed a minimum of SO semester hour s of classroom cre dit at MSCD prior to the term of graduation. Courses completed during th e 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 3040. GRADES AND NOTATIONS Grades Alphabetical grades an d status symbols are as follows: A Superior . . ........ .... ...... .4 quality points per semester hour attempted B Above Average ..... .......... 3 quality points per semester hour attempted C Average .......... . .......... 2 quality points per semester hour attempted D Below Average but Passing ...... I quality point per semester hour attempted F Failure ............. ......... 0 quality points per semester hour attempted (Grade)#-Preparatory . . . ....... . . . 0 quality points per semes t er hour attempted Notations AP Advanced Placement CC Continuing Correspondence Course CL CLEP

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70 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES EXT NC NRP PL PP S -SA SE-SN U UE-Credit by Exam Incomplete o Credit ot Reported. o grade was reported by the faculty by the deadline to submit grades. Student must see facu lty 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. Pass Portfolio Assessment PEP Exam Satisfactory (limited to intern hips, practicums, field experience courses and work s hops ) Study Abroad Satisfactory/Education (limited to ECE 4390, EDS 4290, EDU 4190, EDU 4590, SED 4190 and SED 4500) Study Abroad no cre dit Unsatisfactory (equals "F" and computed in GPA) Unsat i sfactory/Educat i on (equals "F" and computed in GPA) I (Incomplete) The Incomplete (I) notation may be ass i gned 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 comp l ete all class ass i gnments due to unusual circumstances such as hospitalization . Incompl ete work denoted by the Incomplete "!" nota tion must be comp l eted within one ca l endar year or earlie r , at the discretion of the fac ulty member . If the incomplete work is not completed within one year , the "I" notation will convert to an "F. " Graduating sen ior s m ay not graduate with an " I " on their MSCD academic record if: • the course in which the "!" was assigned is required for graduation , or • aD or F assigned for that course would result in an overall GPA less than 2.00. The "!" notation may not be given for a self-paced course. I f 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 comp l ete it. If a student receives an "I" in an online class, the instructor should contact Instructional Tech nology who will add the tudent to the online course roster so that the student will be able to logon to the course. This must be done by the in tructor 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 comp let ed 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/W ithdra wal (No Credit) The o Credit (NC) notation is not a grade . It may indicate withdrawal from the course or course rep etition. (The NC sho uld not be confu sed 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 u ed 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 sect ion apply.

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I POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 71 • 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 availab l e 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 clas es. The " C" 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 during which students may reque t an C without the faculty member's signature will be estab lished for summer, part-of-term and weekend courses based on percentages of the term. Dead lines 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 registrat i on and to retrieve grades. Cs are not avail able through t h e web registration system. • Students reducing their course l oad 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 " 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 instructor of record. C request form 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 avai l able 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, depart ment, and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth and the end of the tenth week of the semester (or proport i onal time frame). Such additiona l restrictions s h ou l d 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 " C" 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 "!" 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 clas es 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 suc ces 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 s hould be included in the individual facu l ty member's class policies and out l ine and distributed to students on the first day of c l ass . Students who withdraw from a course or cour s es because of the death of an immediate family member , serio u s 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 slhe 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 assi tance in contacting the faculty and requesting withdrawal as indicated by the C notation .

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72 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES COMPUTING GRADE POINT AVERAGE/ QUALITY POINTS The number of quality points awarded for a course i s d e termined by multiplying the number of semester hours fo r that course b y th e qu ality point value of the grade r ece i v ed . The cumulative GPA is ca l culated by dividing the total number of quality points by the number of s eme s ter hours attempted . To be eligible for a degree, a candidate must have a minimum number of quality point s equa l to twice the number of semes ter hours attempted in a ddition to meeting other prescribed requirements. The fol l owi n g notations have no effect on the GPA: AP, CC, CL, EX, I , NC, NR, P , PL , PP, S , SA , SE, SN. PASS-FAIL OPTION The pass /fail option e ncoura ges s tud e nt s to venture o ut o f their major and minor fields and thereby broaden t h e ir educational experience. A s tud ent must declar e interest in the pass/fail option no later than the twe lfth day of c la sses for fall an d s pring, the e i g hth day of classes for summer or the second day of c la sses for parts-of-term of any se me ster (see the Academic Ca l endar on MSCD's we b site (http :// www.mscd.edu/aca derni c / aca l.htm) for spec ific deadlines ) by contacting the Office of the R eg istrar and comp l eting the R equest for Pas s/Fai l Option . Once approved, the request for the p ass / fail option i s irr evocab le. A s tud en t who requests the option and later is declared ineligible will receive written notification from the Office of the Re gistrar. Students who have completed at l eas t one MSCD co ur se with at l east a 2.00 cum ulati ve GPA may choose to b e evaluated for a certain course on a pa ss / fail ba s i s rather than by a letter grade. Major, minor, General Studies and other co ur ses required for a d egree a nd courses for teacher licensure may NOT be taken on a pass / fail basis. Self-paced courses ma y NO T be taken under the pass / fail option. Maximum graduation c r edit for pass /fail courses is 1 8 c redit hours earned in no more than six courses and limi ted to one course per semeste r o r part-of-term. Course wo rk mu s t be gra d ed to determine if it is pass or fail. The "pass" grade (P) has n o effect on the GPA; the "fail" grade i s equivalent to the grade of"F. " The "pass" grade (P) is equivalent to the grade of D o r better. Pas s/fai l courses are under the same "NC" gui d e lin es and deadlines as other co urs es in the institution which are those esta bli shed college-wide and those whic h are establis h e d b y individual sc hool and department r e gulation . The instructor will assign and r eco rd th e pas s/ fail grade on th e final grade list that identifies students e l ec tin g and eligibl e for p ass / fail grading. Some institutions do not accept cre dit in transfer for courses in whic h a "pass" g rade i s given . Therefore, stu d en t s w ho plan to transfe r or take graduate work should determine w h ether the ins tituti on of their choice wo uld accept the credit before registering for courses und e r the p ass / fail option. REPEATED COURSES (LAST GRADE STANDS) A stude nt m ay repeat a n y course taken a t Metropolitan Stat e College of Denver regardless of the orig inal grade earned. Only the c r edit and the grade for the l ast attem pt of the cour s e will remain on the stu dent's official academic r ecord . The grade(s) for all prior attempts w ill be changed to the "NC" notation unless a permanent F h as b een assigne d . R epeate d courses must carry the same title, course number and semester hours . To make a co u rse c han ge , the s tud e nt mu s t r e-reg ister and pay the full tuit ion for the course in question, com plete the co ur se earning a l e tter grade, and comp lete the Last Grade Stands form in the Office of the R egistrar. Otherwise , the gra de change will be made admi n istratively at the time of degree eva lu ation. Cre dit duplication involving transfer, inte rin s titutional , or state college system courses may be trea t ed differently from the above proc edures (see number 4 below). A FAILING COURSE GRADE ASSIGNED AS A RESULT OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY IS CONS IDERED A PERMANENT "F" AND CANNO T B E CONS ID ERE D UNDER THIS POLICY . A stu dent may not repeat a course and request "last grade stands" after the completion of an MSCD degree which includes the course in question. Specifically : I . In all cases except for grades assigned for aca d emic dishonesty the grades of all but the last entry of the particular course will be changed t o an " C" (no credit, withdrawal) notation . The "NC" notation doe s not affect the credit total and GPA. 2. The determination of course equival ency will b e made by the Office of the Registrar in cons ultation with the a cademic department.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 73 3 . If the student does not request that the previous grade(s) of a course be changed to an "NC" after the cour se is repeated, the changes will be made at the time of graduation evaluation. The Last Grade Stands Policy cannot be u sed after the student graduates from the College for courses taken prior to the date the degree is awarded. 4 . Student s who have earned a degree at MSCD and subsequently take additional courses or work towards a second degree m ay u se l ast gra d e stan d s for courses for which the original enrollment is after the first degr ee is awa rded . 5 . The same policy is applied when a course taken at another institution and transferred to MSCD is later repeated at MSCD . The transferred c r edit is then revoked. 6. An exception to thi s policy occurs w hen a studen t t akes a course at MSCD, then repeats the course at another institution and returns to or is still in attendance at MSCD. In this case, s i nce the course is not repeated on the MSCD records , t h e MSCD course will not be changed to an " NC," but rather , the tran sfe r credit w ill b e disallowed. 7. The Last Grade Stands policy app lies only to MSCD courses. Courses taken under the Lnterinstitu tionaVConsortium or "pooled" pro grams do not qualify for consideration under this policy . However , this policy does apply to a UC D course if repeated through the MSCDIUCD pooled program. 8 . Course s repeated prior to the Summer Quarter of 1971 are not affected by this Last Grade Stands policy. A g r ade 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 GRAD E APPEAL P ROCEDURE If students have reason to question the va l idity of a gra d e r eceived in a course , they must make their req ue s t for a change b efo r e the en d of the second week of the semester following the comp l etion of the course (the following fall semester in the case of the spring semester). The Grade Appeal Guidelines can b e obtained from the s tudent s' respective deans. It is the responsibility of the student to initiate a grade appeal w ithin th e time limit , and to follow the procedur es specified for grade appea l s in the cur rent Stud e nt H andbook . The handbook may b e obtained from the Office of Student Services. All deci s ions of th e Grade Appeal Committee will be reviewed by the associate vice president for academic affairs . WARNING/PROBATIO N/SUSPENSION POLICY Academic Satisfacto ry Pr o gress/Good Standing A student is d eemed to be making satisfactory progress toward his or her academic goa l if the student main t ains a cumulative GPA of2.0 or higher. This stude nt is d eemed to be in academic goo d standing w ith th e institution . How ever, 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 pro gram. See information on the program of interest to determine specific standards for that program. Academic Warn i n g Stat u s A s tud ent in good standing w h ose cumulat i ve GPA falls below 2 . 0 will be on aca d emic warning status with th e institution durin g his or her n ex t semester. A stu dent will be removed from this warning status and returned to good standing if he or s he achieves a cumulative GPA of at least 2 .0 at the end of his or her se m este r on warning s t atus. Mor e re strictive stan dard s may apply to certain programs o r schools. See inform ation on th e pro gram of interest. Academic Probatio n A student w h o fail s to achieve a cumulative GPA of at lea st 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on warning s tatu s will be put on academic probation with th e institution during hi 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 stan din g a explaine d below and has not been on academic proba tio n for mor e than three semesters. Other conditions may apply to given programs or schools. See infor mat i on on the program of interest. A s tudent is removed from aca demic prob ation and is in good standing the semester after achieving a c umula tive GPA of at least 2.0 .

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74 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 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 of2.2 or higher register and comp l ete a minimum of 3 but no more than 12 semester hours (3 to 6 semester hours for summer semester) take required activities as negotiated with the director of Student Intervention Services (may include certain classes , repeated courses , tutoring or other activities) While on academic probation, a student may pre-register for the first semester following the academic warning status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequent aca demic 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. Appea l of s u spensio n for this reason will be submitted to the director of Student Int ervention Services. The director of Student Intervention Ser vices 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 comm itt ee will determine whether the stude nt should be placed on suspension . In both cases, the decision of the Student Academic Review Com mittee i s final. Any student returning to the College after the one-calendar-year suspension must reapply a nd will be re-admitted on academic probation with the institution. For these students, all probation rules outlined above will app l y . A student who is s uspended for a second time will be re-admitted only if he or she has success fully 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 suc cessful completion of an educational program are greatly improved. Contact Student Intervention Services at 303-556-4048 for further information . WITHDRAWAL/EMERGENCY Students who must withdraw from all c l asse during a semester due to a serious personal or medic a l emerge ncy should contact the Student Accounts Office, CN 110, 303-556 6188 for assistance and infor mation on emergency withdrawal procedures. Students who must withdraw from all c l asses during a semester due to a military or state call to action should contact Veterans ' Services , CN 105 , 303-556-2993 for assistance.

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' I POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 75 STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Generally , the policies and procedures contained in this Coll e g e Catalog must be followed by students currently enrolled for the 2003 fall semester and the 2004 spring and surnrner semesters. The procedures and/or policies contained in this section are subject to c han ge, as the College deems necessary . If you have a concern, please check with the appropriate office. An abbreviated version of the policies and procedures are contained in this section. For the complete Students Rights and Respon sibiliti es , you may access the web at http: // www.mscd.edu/ themet!Handbook02_03 / content/stan dards . html # standards l to confmn 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 informat i o n , contact the Office of Academic Affairs , 303-556-3040 . ACADEMI C 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 out lined in the MSCD Student Handbook . CONDUCT OF STUDENTS MSCD policy provides students the largest degree of freedom consistent with good work and orderly conduct. The Student Handbook contains standards of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. Information regarding students' rights and responsibilities, including the student due process procedure (the procedural rights provided to students at MSCD before disciplinary action is imposed) , i s available in T ivoli 311, Central Classroom 313, or via the web at: http://www.mscd.edu/-themet!Handbook02 _ 03/ content/stan dards.html#standards I. Student Conduct Code The Student Conduct Code is not intended to replace existing procedures related to: • Discrimination or sexual harassment • Grade appeals • Requests for exce ption s to academic policies • Appeals for tuition and fee reduction • Disputes relative to fmancial aid awards • ln-state tuition classification For any other matters that are not included above , contact th e Office of Student Life . lt is a resource for accurate information and advocacy on behalf of the students of the College. Student Life personne l can advise and assist student with unusual circum tances , or with problems not addressed in the Student Handbook or Colleg e Catalog , for example .

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76 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Respect for Rights of Others The studen t assumes certain obligations of performance and behavior while atten din g MSCD . Based on this premise, reasonable policies , procedures and regulations have been d eve loped to guarantee each stude nt 's opportunity to l earn and to prot ec t the fundamental rights of others . MSCD stude nt s neither gai n nor l ose any of the rights and responsibilities of other citizens b y virtue of the ir s tudent s tatu s. As members of an aca d emic commun ity , students are ex p ected t o co ndu c t themselves in a matur e and responsible manner. Students should try at all times to pr omote a sense of cooperation and civility within the College an d work to build an atmosphere whic h will be mo t con du c i ve to the goals of high e r educatio n within the ins titution . Students, while with in College faci litie s or while participating in College'ls pon so r e d activities (on campus and/or off-cam pu s) , are expec ted to comply with College rul es and regulations and with the r eg ulations of off-campus s it es. Freedom of Speech Stu d ents shall have the right to asse mbl e , to selec t s p eake r s and g u ests, and to disc u ss i ssues of their choice . An invitation to a speaker s hall not imply endo r sement of the speake r 's views by eithe r the stu dent organization or the College . Information about stude nt views , beliefs and political associations s hall not b e u se d to the detrim e nt of stud e nts and their institutional standing. T h e right of peaceful protest is gran t e d within the College commu n ity. The College r etains the ri g ht to assure the safety of individua ls, the protection of property, and the co ntinuity of the educationa l process . The student press shall b e free of ce nsor s hip and shall pro v id e edi torial free dom . The editors and man agers shall not be ar bitr a r i l y suspended b ecause of s tud e nt , faculty, a dmini stra tion , alumni, or commu nity disapproval of e ditorial policy or content. All stude nt communications shall ex plicitl y state o n the editorial pa ge or in broadca s t that the opinion s expresse d are n ot n ecessa ril y those of the College and/or members of the College. Academic Rights Students have the right to: I . B e informed of course expectations and requirements . 2. Be evaluated fairly on the basis of academic performance. 3 . Participate i n free and ope n discussion, i nqu iry, and expr ess ion , both in the classroom and in co n ference . 4. Recei v e competen t instruction and advisement. 5. Ex pe ct protection against professors' improper disclos ure of s tud ents' per so nal information , views , beliefs, and p olitical assoc i ations when s u c h informatio n has b ecome known as a result of pro fessors ' instr uction s , advisement o r counsel. 6. Expect protection , through established procedures, against prejudicial or capricious eva lua tion. 7. Assess the value of a course to m ake sugges tion s as to its dir ec tion and to eva luate both the instructor and the instruction they have received. 8 . Have inp u t in College policy-making , w hich may include, but s hall not b e limited to, course sc h edu l ing distribution of night and day classes, calendar arrangements, libr ary policy an d d evelopment , gra din g systems , course d evelopmen t , and curric ulum . 9. Ex p ect instructors to conduct t h emselves professionally in the c la ss room in accordance with Col-lege policies and dir ectives . 10. Exp ec t instructors to maintain offic e hour s as required b y College policy . I I . Expect reasonable academic assistance from the a ppr opria t e department. 12. Be informed of academic sta ndard s expecte d of them in the classroom through a sy llabus and/or course outline. Academic sta ndard s shall inclu d e, but not b e limited to, c l assroom c ivility , class atte ndan ce requirements, objec tiv es to be achieved , and the g rading c riteria that will be applied to a p a rti cula r co ur se of study.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 77 Academic Responsibilities Students have the responsibility to: I. Inquire about course or degree requirements if they do not understand them or are in doubt about them . 2. Maintain the standards of academic performance established for individual courses and for pro grams of study. 3. Learn the co ntent of any course of rudy. 4. Act in accordance with commonly accepted s tandards of academic conduct. If disruptive behavior occurs in a classroom , an instructor has authority to ask the student to leave the classroom for one class session, and report it to the Student Judicial Officer. Should s uch disorderly or disruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campus Police , the Student Judicial Officer, and the appropriate Department Chair and Dean's office . 5. Maintain aca demic ethics and academic honesty. 6. Pay the tuition and fees and be officially registered in order to attend a clas . 7. Initiate an investigation by contacting the department chair if they believe their academic rights have been vio lat ed . Academic Misconduct Academic dishonesty or misconduct is a seriou offense at the College because it diminishes the quality of scholarship and the l earning experience for everyone on campus . In order to encourage and foster academic exce llence , the College expects students to conduct themselves in accordance with certain generally accepted norms of scholarship and professional behavior. Becau e of this expectation, the College does not condone any form of academic misconduct. Aca d emic misconduct includes , but is not limited to, plagiarism, chea ting , fabrication, multiple sub mission s, collabo ration , or facilitation of academic dishonesty , or knowingly or recklessly furnishing fal se information to the College . Academic misconduct is an unacceptable activity in scholarship , and is in conflict with academic and professional ethics and morals. Conseq uentl y , students w h o are found to hav e engaged in some form of academic misconduct may be subject to: I. Reduction in grade, including a zero or an "F" or permanent " F " on the work in question . 2. Other academic penalties as outl i ned in the professor's cour s e requirement and expectations , and/or syllabus. 3. Disciplinary action and/or other sanctions that will be determined on the ba is of the seriousness of the offense. 4. Any combination thereof. Generally, a student's intentions will not be the primary consideration in the determination of whether aca d emic misconduct bas occurred. A student ' s intentions will usually be considered only during the process of deciding on the appropriate sanctions or penalti es. Definitions of academ i c misconduct include , but are not limit ed to : is the act of appropriating another's work. This include , but is not limited to the following : I . The written , artistic, or musical composition of another ; or the ideas, language , or symbols of same and passing them off as the product of one's own work . 2. The lifting of a substantial or essential portion of another's work . 3. The unacknow l edged use of materials prepared by another person or agency , including web sites, that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic material. is the act of usin g or attem ptin g to use, in examination or other academic work or material , information , or stu dy aids which are not permitted by the instructor. Chea tin g includes, but is not lim ited to : I . Using books , notes , or calculators , or copying from or conversing with others during an examin ation. 2. Having so meone e l se do research , write papers , or take examinations. 3. Doing research, writing papers, or taking examinations for someone else . 4. Possession , use or distribution of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the college fac ulty , staff or other student s .

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78 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Fa br ication is the invention or falsification of material or its source and its use as an authority in aca demic work. Fabrication includes, but is not limited to: I. Inventing the data for a scientific experiment. 2. Inventing the title and author of a publication in order to use the invented publication as a source. 3. Knowingly attribut i ng materia l to an incorrect source. ACADEMIC DISHONEST Y PROCE DURES, STUDENT CONDUCT CODE, AND JUDICI AL PROCESS Refer to the most current Student Handbook in the Office of Student Life for complete information. You may also access it via the web at: dards l. SEXUAL HARASSME N T 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 physica l conduct of a sexual nature when: a. submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individ ual'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 educa tional environment Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors, such as repeated d erogatory 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 detai l are availab l e from the Office of Equa l Oppor tunity and Affirmative Ac t ion in Centra l C l assroom (CN) 315 or call 303-556-2939. AMOROUS RELAn:ONSlllPS INvOLVING STUDENTS AND COLLEGE EMPLOYEES College policy strongly discourages employees of the College from becoming involved in relationships of a romantic nature with students they supervise , eit h er in a faculty-student or s u pervisor-s ub o r d i nate s i tuatio n . If s u ch re l a tion ships exist, they must be disc l osed to the College and the conflicts of i n t erest that result must be avoided. For examp l e , an instructor is not allowed to issue a grade to someone with whom s/he i s involved in an amorous re l ationship , and a supervisor can not hire or evaluate someone slhe is dating. Because of the professional difficulties associated with amorous relation hips , faculty and staff should avoid them entirely. Students are strongly discouraged from seeking relationships of a romantic nature with College faculty or staff. A l so , students who persist in making unwelcome sexual advances to a faculty member or Col l ege emp l oyee risk vio l ation of College pol icy prohib i ting 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 department for more information about the atte n dance po l icy for the class that you are attending. Students who drop classes are financially responsible for those classes in accor dance with the withdrawaVrefund policies stated on MSCD ' s website (http: // www . mscd . ed u ).

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 79 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 ftnd that they cannot com municate with the instructor , they should contact the chair of that departmen t , who will inform the instructor of the reasons for the anticipated absence. Whe n ever an instructor d etermines that a stu d ent's absences are interfering with academic progr ess , 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 po l icies and procedures designed to excuse class attendance on religious hol idays are covered in the MSCD Student Handbook. FINAL EXAMIN A TIONS It i the general policy of the College to requir e fmal 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 OPPORT UNITY A N D AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer; applications from minorities and women are particularly invited. Metropolitan State College of Denver does not discriminate on the basi s 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 o r activ i ties. Inquiries con cerning the College grievance procedures may be directed to the designated MSCD officia ls. I nqu iries concerning Title VI and Title IX may be referr e d 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 F l eming, Faculty and Staff ADA Coordinator, MSCD, Campus Box 47, P.O. Box 173362, Denv e r , CO 802173362, 303-556-8514; Mr. Kelly Espinoza, Student ADA Coordinator, MSCD , Campus Box 23, P .O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362, 303-556-2761; Ms. Lisa McGill , Director Disability Services Office, AHEC, Campus Box 001, P .O. Box 173361 , Denver , CO 802 17-3361 , 303-556-8387. Other wise, all inquiries may be referred to the Offic e for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spee r Boulevard , Denver, CO 80204, 303-844-3723. FAMILY EDUCATIO NAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT Student Rights Metropol i tan State College of Denver maintain s educational record s 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 (FE RPA ), 20 USC 1 232g, and the implementing regulations publi s hed at 34 CFR part 99, each eligible stu dent has the right to: I . Inspect and review his / her educational records; 2. Request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that they are not inaccu rate, misleading or otherwise in violation of the student's privacy or other rights ; 3 . Consent to disclosure s of personall y identifiable information contained in the student's educa tional records , except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent (see ondisclosure and Exceptions); and

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80 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 4. Fi le a complaint under 34 CFR 99.64 , concern i ng alleged failures by the College to comp l y 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 Reg istrar , Central Classroom , Room 105, or by mail to Campus Box 84 , P .O. Box 173362 , Denver , Col orado 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. PROC E D URE F OR AMENDING EDUCATIONAL RECORDS A student may make a written request to amend a record. 1. In the request , the student hould 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 . Metropolitan State College of Denver shall comply with the r equest or notify the student that the College will not comply w ith the request and advise the student of the student's right to a hearing to challenge the information believed to b e inaccurate, misleading or in violatio n of the student's rights . 3 . Upon written request , Metropo l itan State College of Denver will arrange for a bearing, 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 s tudent shall be afforded a full and fair opportunity to pre sent evidence re l evant to the i ss u es raised in the original request to amend the stude nt's ed u ca tion records. The student may b e assisted by one or more individuals, including an attorney. 5 . Metropolitan State College of D enver will prepare a written decision based so lel y on the evi dence presented at the hearing. Th e de c ision will include a summary of the evidence presented and the reasons for the de c ision. 6. If Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the challenged information is not inaccu rate , misleading or in violatio n of the student's right of privacy or other right, it will notify the student that the student has a right to place in t h e record a stateme nt commenting on the chal lenged information and/or a statement setting forth reasons for disagreeing with the decision . 7 . The statement will be maintained as part of the student's education records as long as the con tested portion is maintained. If Metropolitan State College of Denver decides that the infor mation 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 disclo e a student's education records without the written con sent of the student except to College officials with legitimate educational interests, to officia l s at other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll , in connection with providing financial aid to the stu dent , to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions to federa l , tate or local authorities auditing or evaluating the Co lleg e's compliance with education pro grams , 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 invo l ving the student. However , the College may release directory information without the prior writte n consent of the student unless w i thin ten (I 0) calendar days after the first sched uled 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 s tudent. A request for nondisclosure will remain in effect until the student is no longer enro lled or can cels the reque s t for nondisclo s ure.

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' POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 81 A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory , academic or research, or support staff position ; or a per on 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 per son serving on an official College committee or assisting a school official in per fo rmin g the officia l 's professional d u ties and responsibi l ities. A legitimate educational interest is the need of a school officia l to review educational records in order to fulfill that official's profess i ona l duties a n d responsibi l ities . DIRECTORY INFORMATION Metropolitan State College of Denver bas designated the following categories of personally identifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a)(5)(8) of FERP A : > name , address and telephone number > email address > date and place of birth > student classification > major and m i nor 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 THE STUDENT RIGHT-To-KNow AcT AND THE CAMPUS SECURITY ACT Graduation Rate This re p ort was prepared by the Office of Institutional Research at Metropolitan State College of Den ver to comply with the federal Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990. Our lates t six-year gradua t ion rate, for the 1996 cohort of first-t i me, full-time students is 20.8% Campus Crime Information During 1999, 2000 and 200 I , the following crimes were committed on campus at the Auraria Higher Education Center , serving the University of Colorado at Denver , Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver: CRI MINAL O FFENSES+ On Cam pu s No n -Ca mpu s Public Prop e r ty 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 Murd er/Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fo r cib l e Sex Offenses (incl. forcible rape) I' 3 ••• I 0 3 I 0 0 I Non-Forcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I R o bb ery 2" 0 2" 0 0 0 4 2 2 Aggravate d Assault 2 3 I 0 9 7 5 5 2 Burglary II 3 9 5 l 2 2 2 3 Mo tor Vehicle Theft 13 9 5 3 I 0 5 7 9 Arson 3 0 0 0 0 0 I 0 0 Negl igent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 'For c i ble fondling "One offense, two victims; business & individual '"Forci ble rape-one attempted -2 completed

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82 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES HATE O FFENSES+ O n Ca mpu s N onCa mpu s Publi c Prop e r ty 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aggr avated Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 I 0 0 0 0 ARRESTS O n Camp u s No nCam pu s P u b lic P rop e r ty 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 1999 2000 2001 Liquor Law Violations 3 2 I I 0 0 17 27 16 Drug Law Violations 47 28 21 1 5 0 20 18 6 Illegal Weapons Possess ions 2 5 l 1 0 0 7 7 0

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METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER The School of Business We educate Denver's business workforce.

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84 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SCHOOL O F BUSINESS The School of Bu iness offers students a variety of educational opportunities that either lead to a bach elor's degree or provide opportunities for non-degree seeking students to gain additiona l undergraduate education through our extensive course offerings and certificate programs. Students may declare a major in the School of Business during the admission process, or at any time thereafter by contacting a department faculty advisor and completing the "Major Declaration Form" . Students are encouraged to declare as early as po sible to en ure accurate advising on degree program requirements . The school offers degrees in six majors: Bachelor of Sci e nce 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 tota l of e i ght minors designed primari l y for non-business majors. The school provides convenient access t o instruction through traditiona l classroom sessions a n d . inno vative online delivery , at both the ma i n Auraria campus and Metro South campus , during the d ay , evenings and weekends. The school co n s i sts of70 full-time faculty, more t h an 5 0 part-time fac u lty and ll full-time staff. Over 3600 students majo r in business and economics. Stu d ents can take advan t age of on-the-job training through cooperative education placements, internships and indepen d ent study course work . Mission The school's mission statement reflects our efforts to provide students with the best possible education we can offer: The School of Business at Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers high-quality, acces ible u ndergraduate b u siness educatio n in the m etropo litan De n ver area appropriate to a student p opu l ation with d i verse educational needs and modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education, and lifelong l earning in a society character i zed by techno l ogical advance m ents and g l oba l ization. The primary purpose of the School of B u siness 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 scholar ship and applied re earch. Our faculty provides services to the institution , the professions , and the community at l arge . A secondary purpose of the School of B u siness is to provide outreach pro grams and partnerships w i th the externa l community. The various educationa l opportunities available throug h the School of Business a r e l isted o n th e next page. Each program is described in detail in the remainder of this cata l og section. Course d escriptions and prerequisites are found beginning on page 278 of this Catalog.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 85 Bach e lor of Scie nc e Degree • Accounting M inor s • Accounting Ce rtific a t e Pro grams for C r e dit • Databa se Analyst • Computer Information System s • Computer Information Systems • End User Support Specialist • Economics • General Finance • Network Specialist i n Informa tion Systems • Finance (Genera l Finance, 'Financial Services , Real Estate) • Management • Financial Services • P ersonal Financia l P l anning • Programmer / Analyst in Infor mation Systems • Marketing • General Business Ba c h e lor of Arts D eg r ee • Economics • International Business • Web Developer in I nformation Conc e n t r a tio n f o r Bu s in ess M ajors • I nternational Busine ss • Management • Marketing Systems NonC r e di t Certifica t es • Financial Planning • International Trade O ther Pro g r a m O ff e rings • Business Outreach • Small Business Institute • Colorado Family Busine ss Cen ter If you ha ve any questions about the offerings, academic policies and practices, or admission require ments contact the dean of the School of Busine ss or the chair of the appropriate department. Ma ilin g Address Dean's Office School of Business Metropolitan State College of Denver Campus Box 13 P.O. Box 1 73362 Denver , Colorado 80217-3362 MSC D Web site: www.mscd.edu Business Outreach Impo r ta n t Te l e phon e u m b ers Dean's Office : 303-556-3245 Accounting: 303-556-3 181 Computer Information Systems: 303-556-2857 Economics: 303-556-3217 Finance: 303-556-3776 Man agement: 303-556-3247 Marketing: 303-556-3182 Busine ss Outreach : 303-592-5364 Co l orado Family Busine s Center: 303-556-5174 B u siness Outreach p r ovides public classes and customized in-hou e training on a variety of practical b u ine s topics. Contact the Bu iness Outreach office for additional information. Small Business I n st itut e T h e Small Business I nstitute offers a practical opportunity that supplements academic studies with real case studies. The Small Business Institute employs senior-level students, under faculty supervision, to provi d e business coun.seling and technical assistance to small business clients in the community . Con tact the Finance D epartment for additional information . Colorado Famil y Busines s Cen ter The Colorado Family B u siness Cente r in a non-credit professional program of the School of B usiness. T h e Ce n ter serves fami l y members who own or work in their family's business . The Center's goa l is to he lp family-owned b usin esses to thrive ac r oss gene r atio ns. In a participatory an d non-commercia l envi ron m ent, the Center p rov i des the specific information and r esources fami l y b u sinesses need to s u cceed. Co n tact the CFBC Executive Directo r at 303-556-5 1 74. School of Busines s Pr e r e qui s it e and A ttendance Polic y All s tu dents are expected to know and fulfill all current prereq u isite requi r ements. The Schoo l of Busi ness r eserves the right to disenroll students who do not meet current prerequisite requirements or who fail t o meet expecte d c o ur se attendance policies . (See Class Attendance Section.) In addit i on to meet ing specific course pre r equisites, the following general requirement s also app l y:

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86 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Prior to attending an upper-division course offered in the School of Business Bachelor of Science pro grams (Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing) , all students must have : • completed all Level I General Studies requirements ; • completed at least 60 credit hours ove r all Uunior standing); • declared a major in any discipline or non-degree seeking status Bachelor of Science Degree Programs Students may earn a bachelor of science degree in accounting, computer information systems, fmance , management or marketing. The learni ng objecti ves of the bu si ne s program provide students with the opportunity to : I . obtain, under tand and apply information from the liberal arts, science , business and discipline specific courses to organizational issues and ituations. 2 . explain how ethica l , legal , political , regul atory, social , global , environmental and technological i s ues influence business decisions. 3. analyze a bu siness problem by incorporating diverse per pectives. 4. apply foundation business knowledge and skills to develop competent decisions in the areas of accounting , economics, finance, information ystems , management and marketing . 5. communicate effectively the problem alternatives considered, a recommended olution, 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. Business Program Residency Requirements For all bachelor of sc i ence degrees in the School of Business , at least 50 percent of the business credit hours received for the business degree mu t be earned in residence at MSCD. To earn a Bachelor's degree in business , a student must successfully complete 30 or more c r e dit hours of busine s course work at MSCD. This 30 -h our 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 tudent must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD . Business Degree Program Planning Some imp ortant things to remember as you plan your business studies: • All degree-seeking students must meet the College ' s requirements for all bachelor's degrees out lined in the ge neral information section of this Catalog. • During the ftrst 60 credit hours, bu siness majors should comp let e their General Studies Levels I and 11 courses and the 2000-leve l business core courses. • The College requires at least 40 credit hours of upper-division courses (3000 or 4000 level). Con sult 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 economic and the following courses: ACC 1010, CMS 1010 , CMS 2300, CMS 3300 , CMS 3340, or FIN 2250. • A minor is not r equired for students whose major is accounting, computer information systems, fmance , management or marketing. • ACC I 0 I 0, CMS I 0 I 0, and FIN 2250 may not be applied to the 120 hours required for a bache lor of cience degree in the School of Business .

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 87 Bachelor of Science Degree Program Requirement s All ca n didates for a bac h e l or of scie n ce d egree i n acco u n t ing , compute r information sys t e m s , finance, ma n agement and marketing must satisfy t h e Gene ral Stud ies requiremen ts, the business co r e cour e requirements , and the School of Business requireme nts d escribed in the following four sections . For program l eading to a bache l o r of science degree, the b as i c structure of eac h p rogram is: General Studies (Level I and Level U) ..... .......................................... 34 Busine ss Core ........................................ .. .. ... .......... . . . . . .... 33 School of Business requi r ements . . . . . ................•..................•......... 9 Major in School of Business . . . . . .......... .................... . . ............ 24 Electi ves• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 20 T otal Hours ( minimum ) ....................................... ................... 120 *The School of Busi n ess requires 20 cred i t hours of e l ectives, no mor e than 9 of which may be busi ness electives. General Studies The academic foundation for a successful business career or graduate work is a broad lib e r a l arts edu cation. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIRED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Gene r a l Studies Leve l I Sem este r H ours Compositio n ENG 1010 E G 1020 Freshman Composition: The Essay .............................•......... 3 Freshman Composi t ion: Analysis , Research, and Documentation ............ .... 3 Mathe matic s MTH 131 0* Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences ................... 4 Communications S P E I 0 10 Public Speaking ..................................................... 3 *Note : MTH Ill 0 or MTH 1400 , with graphing calcu lator experience s trongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students o r students cha nging their major. Consult with the Mathematical and Computer Sci e n ces Departm e nt on s ubstitutions . Ge n e r a l Studies Leve l II His to r i c al Studi es HIS ( American his tory course recommended) .................................. 3 Arts and Lette r s PHI I 030 Ethics -QrPHI 3360 B u siness Ethics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ . Check General Studies guide for Level II Arts and Lette r s e l ective ....... ........... . S ocial S ci e nc es PSY I 00 I Introductory P syc hology -Qr-" " 3 " " 3 SOC 1010 P SC 1010 Introduction to Sociology .......... ........•......... . ................. 3 American ational Government -Qr-P SC 1020 Politica l Sy s tems and I deas ......... . ..3 atural cie nc es Check General Studies guide for Level ll 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 a n d pr ac tice . The following co ur ses are req u ire d for all majo r s in accounting , co mput e r informat i o n systems , finance, management and marketing. A grade of "C" o r better must be earned in each business core cou r se to have that course count toward the bachelor of science degree i n a b usiness program. R equired Courses Semester Ho urs ACC 20 I 0 Princ i p l es of Accounting I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II ........... . ................................. 3

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88 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CMS 20 I 0 Co mput er Applications for Busine s .......... . . ................•. . ....... 3 CMS 2300 Busines s Statistics ...................... ...... ................... . ... 3 CMS 3340 Advanced Busine ss Stat i stics ................. ....••..........•......... 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance ......... . .......................... . .... . ........ 3 MGT 2210 Legal E nvironment of Bu siness I ........................................ 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ......................... . .................. 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management .....................................•. . ........ 3 MKT 2040 Managerial Communications . . ............................. .•.......... 3 MKT 3000 Principle s of Marke tin g ............... . . . ...................••........ 3 Total H o urs R equire d in Bu siness Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...........•........... 33 School of Business Requirements R equired Courses Semester Hours ECO 20 I 0 Principles of EconomicsMacro .................................... .. ... 3 ECO 2020 Princip l es of Economi c s-Micro .......................................... 3 MTH 1 320 Ca l c ulu s for the Manage m ent and Soc i a l Sciences .....•......... .... ........ 3 Total H ours for School of Bu siness R e quir ement ................................. ........ 9 Elective Requirements Each business program major must take 20 credit hours of e l ectives that meet the following : • n o mor e than 9 cre dit h ours of business course work ma y be counted toward this requirement. • ACC 1010, CMS 1010 , and FIN 2250 may not be applied toward satisfy ing thi s elective require ment. • At l east II hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non-business programs . Students majorin g in busine ss an d int e rested in pur uing an International Bu s iness concentration should see an advisor. The following sectio n s de scribe the sco p e of the degree pro gram, co ur se requirements, career opportu nities , and com p etenc i es for career s ucce ss in each d egree program . ACCOUNTING DEGREE PROGRAM The accounting program prepar es s tudents for entry into careers in public accounting, indu s try , tax and the gove rnm ent secto r , a s well as grad u ate education an d life long learning. The field of acco unting is moving rapidly toward a greater emphasis in the areas of in formation systems, management cons ultin g, and organizational change. Accounta nt s can obtain a variety of profe ss ional certifications, including Cert ified Publi c Accountant, Certifie d Intern a l A uditor , Certified Fra ud Exam iner , Certified Informa tion Systems Auditor , and Certifie d Mana gement Accountant. Each profe ssio nal certification program include s rigorous ed ucation , examinat ion , experience, and ethics requirements. Mission Statement: The Accounting Dep artment at MSCD provides high quality , accessible , enriching un d ergrad uat e accounting e du cat ion in an urban se ttin g appropria t e to a dive r se s tudent populat ion enro lled under modified open adm i ss i on standar ds. We prepare s tud ents fo r careers, g raduate education, and life l ong l earning in a g l obal an d technological society. Th e department is co mmitted to ethica l va lue s, co ntinuous improvement , an d mutual respect within a diverse camp u s community . The Accounting D e p artment pur sues excellence in te aching and learning as its primary purpose . lntellectual contributions in acco unting and related fields that enh ance teaching and l earning and contribute to scho lar shi p through both applied research an d o th er avenues of professional develop ment are secondary though fundame n tal to the mission of the Accounting D epartment. Service to MSCD , the accounting profession , and t h e comm unity and society in gene ral is also seco ndary albeit fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Departm ent. Successful acco unting s tud ents po sse ss the se skills and attributes : • ability to organize, analyze , an d int e rpr e t numerica l d ata; • strategic and critical thinking skills; • profi ciency in ora l and written communications with ability to ex plain complex financial data to others;

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 • abi l ity to apply current technology; • knowledge of financial and economic history , practices , and trends ; • ability to work coilaboratively as well as independently; • understanding of the methods for creating, leading , and managing change in organizations . Accounting Major for Bachelor of Science * Req u ired Courses Seme s ter Hours ACC 3090 Income Tax I ...........................•........•.................. 3 ACC 3300 Introduction to Accounting Systems .... . . . . .............................. 3 ACC 3400 Cost Accounting ............................ . . . . ..................... 3 ACC 35 I 0 Intermediate Accounting I ......••........••.......••........••..... . . . 3 ACC 3520 Intermediate Accounting IT . . .......... ............. .................... 3 Subtotal ........................... . .................... . ..................... I 5 Plus 9 hours from the following courses including at least one 4000 level course: ACC 3100 Income Tax n ........ .. . . . .......................................... 3 ACC 3110 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VlTA) . . . .......... .................... 3 ACC 3200 Governmental Accounting . . . . .......... . . . . . •................. 3 ACC 3410 Cost Accounting li .............. ......... .......... . . . .... . . . . . . . .... 3 ACC 4090 Tax Proc edure 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 Hour s Required for Accoun ting Major ............. . ...... ....................... 24 *Students must have a minimum of90 hours of non-a cco unting co urs e work for the ba c h e lor' s degree. General Studies (Level I and Level ll) (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 Hour s (minimum) .......................................................... 1 2 0 Students interested in becoming Certified Public Accountants s hould be aware that the majority of states (Co l orado not included) require 150 semester hours of education to sit for the uniform CPA exam ination . MSCD offers classes that satisfy both the !50-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 mor e credit hours of b usiness course work at MSCD. This 30-hour re si denc y requirement can b e met by complet ing any business courses with the prefix ACC , CMS, FIN , MGT , and MKT except ACC 1010 , CMS I 0 I 0 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300 , CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250 . A student must complete at least eight (8) u pp er-division semester hours in the major at MSCD. Students shou l d consult an accounting faculty advisor to develop an appropriate academic program. A wi d e variety of internship opportunitie s are available through the Cooperative Education Office . COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEGREE PROGRAM With a degree in the rapidly expanding area of inform ation systems in the business world , stu dents can look forwar d to challenging careers in computer information s ystems. Mission Statement: The Computer Information Systems Department delivers high quality , accessible undergraduate business information systems education to a diverse student populati on. We prepare students to ana lyze , design, deve l op and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology . We provide a balance b etween fundamental information systems concep ts and the application of these concepts from a future oriented perspective.

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90 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Computer Information Systems Department provide s un d ergraduate ma j or , minor and certifi cate programs in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and q u anti tative methods to Schoo l of Busines s students, and applied computer courses to s tudents college wide. The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose . We nurture l earning through individ ual attention to st u dents . The faculty aggressively engages in professional development activities that enhances instruction and contribute to scho l a r ship and applied research . We provide serv ice to the inst itution , t h e profession and the comm u n i ty at large . Successfu l students in the Computer Information Systems program will be able to demonstrate skills and competenc i es in the followi n g areas: • Comp u ter Information System s theory and concepts and their application to the functional areas of business ; • prob l em solving in busine ss organizations; • Computer Information Systems development methodologies, techniques , and technologies; • digita l computer hardware, systems software, application software, peripheral equipment, network components/installation, and sys tem s configurations; • decis ion making by thinking logically and thoroughly ; • teamwo r k , or ganiza t i on, and management in information systems projects; • Computer Information Systems ethics, the impact of information systems on society , organiza tions, and individuals in both the domestic and international arenas; • oral and written communication using current technology in a multi-cultura l setting. Students majoring in com p uter information systems are encouraged to select advanced courses that be st meet their needs in areas such as systems analysis, de sign, and development; programming ; database management/administration; data communications; networks/network administra tion ; electronic com merce; Web s ite development/administration; and management of information systems . Advising for these areas is available from the department chair and indi v idual faculty membe rs. Students p ursuing a bachelor' s degree in Computer Information Systems are required to participate in assessment activities at both the department and school levels during their senior year . Computer Information Systems Major for Bachelor of Science All Comp u ter Information Systems majors are required to satisfy the School of Busine ss bachelor of science program requirements as well as the following. Required Courses Semester Hours CMS 2110 Busines s Probl em Solving: A Structured Programming Approach ............... 3 CMS 3060 Database Management Systems .... . .......... . . . . ........ . . . .•......... 3 CMS 3230 Telecommunications Systems ........................................... 3 Programmin g Language Group (includes CMS 3130, CMS 3145, CMS 3180 , CMS 3190 and CMS 3260) ..................... 3 CMS 4050 Systems Analysis and De sign .......................... . ............... . 3 Computer Information Systems Capstone Group (inc lude s CMS 4060 , CMS 4280 and CMS 441 0) ........................................ 3 Upp er-division CMS Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ .... . ...... . . 6 Total Hour s Required for Computer Information Systems Major .......... .... .......... . 24 General Studies (Leve l I and Level II) (see page 87) ..................................... 34 Business Core (see page 87) ............ : ............••............................ 33 School of Bu siness requirement (see page 88) ..... . ..................................... 9 Major in Computer Information Systems .....................................•........ 24 Electives (see page 88) .......... . ........ . . . .... . .... . . . .... ........... . • . . . . . ... 20 Total H ours ( minimum) .......................................................... 120 To earn a Bachelor ' s degree in computer i nformation systems , a stude nt must successfully comp l ete 30 or more cred i t hours of b u siness course work at MSCD . This 30-hour residency requirement can be met

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 91 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 com plete at l east eight (8) upper-di visio n semeste r hours in the major at MSCD . CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: S tud ents must comp l ete each course in the certificate program with a grade of"C" or better. The courses cannot be taken pass /fail. NETWORK SPECIALIST IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS* This certificate will prep are a student for an entry-level position in network support, network adm ini s tration, network design, and network sales . CM 3220 Analysis of H a rdw are, Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms . . 3 CMS 3230 Telecommunication Systems ........................................... 3 CMS 3280 LA and WAN Systems for Busi ness .................................. 3 CMS 3290 Micro User Operating Systems . .......... . . . ................ . . . ......... 3 CMS 4280 Network Installation and Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 *This certificate has prerequisite courses of CMS 20 I 0 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or co urse work. PROGRAMMER/ ANALYST I N INFORMATION SYSTEMS* This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level po sit ion as a business app lic at i on p r ogrammer , programmer / analyst, or junior systems analyst. CMS 3050 Fundamentals of ystems Analysis and Design -orCMS 4050 System s Analy sis and Design•• CMS 3060 Database Management System s Three courses from the following courses .... ............ ................... .......... 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . ...................... . . . ......... 9 CMS 3030 Busine ss Web Page Developm ent CMS 3130 Business Applications in C and [)( CMS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic CMS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++ CMS 3 190 Business Application and W e b Applet Des ign with J ava CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUl Development Tools *This cer tifi ca t e has pre r equis it e courses ofCMS 2010 and CMS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or co urs e work. **CMS 4050 has a pre requi s ite co urs e ofCMS 3230 . DATABAS E ANALYST* This certificate will prepare a student for an entryl evel position as a database programmer or databa se analy t. CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach Any course from the CMS Programming Language Group: ........ . CMS 3130 Busine ss Applicati ons in C and UNIX CMS 3 145 Business Application Development with Vis ual Basic CMS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++ CMS 3190 Bu iness Application and Web Applet Design with Java CMS 3260 Systems Development with GUl Development Tools CMS 3060 Database Management S ys tems ...... . CMS 4060 Advanced Databa se Management Systems ......... . CMS 4260 Database Administration . . . . . . . .......... . ...... 3 . ........... . . 3 . ............. 3 ............. 3 . ......... . 3 *This ce rtifi ca t e has a prerequisite course ofCMS 2010 which may be waived with appropriate work expe rien ce or co urse work. END USER SUPPORT SPECIALIST * This certificate will prepare a student for a n entry-leve l position as a help d esk/support cente r s pecial ist. It will a l so prepare an end-user to become the departmental hardware / software expert. CMS 2110 Bus ine s Problem Solving: A Structured Programming Approach ............... 3 CMS 3030 Business Web Page Development . . . ... .... .......................... .3 C MS 3220 Analysis of Hardware , Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms . .3

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92 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CMS 3270 CMS 3290 Micro Based Software ....................... ..... . . .................. 3 Micro User Operating Systems ...................... . ................... 3 *Thi s ce rtifi ca t e has a prere qui s it e co urs e ofCMS 2010 w hi c h m ay be wa ived with appropriat e work experience or co urs e work. WEB DEVELOPER IN INFORMATIO N S Y STE MS* This certificate will prepare a student to design and develop Web pages , to use an appropriate scripting language to generate dynamic Web content, to integrate Web so lutions into the organization ' s infor mation system, and to design and perform Web site administration tasks. CMS 3030 Busines Web Page Developm e nt ................................... . . . . . 3 CMS 3060 Databa se Management System s ................ . ........................ 3 CMS 3145 Busine ss Application Dev elopment with Vis ual Basic -orCMS 3190 CMS 3230 CMS 4030 Busines s Application and Web Applet Desi gn with Java ..................... 3 Telecommunication Systems .......................................... . 3 Web Site Administration ............................................. . 3 *This ce rtifi ca t e has pre r e quisit e co urses ofCMS 2010 and CMS 2110 w hi c h ma y b e waived with appropriat e wor k experience or cou rse work. ECONOMICS DEGREE PROGRAM MSCD's economics program is not a busine ss program and economics majors do not have the same requirements as other majors in the Sc h ool of Business. For example, economics majors do not need to take the b u siness co r e nor the specia l General Studies required of business majors . Grad u ates will receive a bachelors of arts degree instead of a bachelor of science degree. Consequently, the econom ics major requirements are not described in this sectio n but can be found on page 98 of this Catalog. FINANCE DEGREE PROGRAM The finance program prepare s stu dents for careers that concentrate on the process of managing the funds of individuals, businesses and gove rnments. Career opportunities are available in the fields of manage rial finance , personal financial plann i ng and the financial services industry. The field of managerial finance deals with managin g the financial affairs of businesses and governments and includes such activities as budgeting , financial forecasting , cash m anagement, credit admini tration, investment analysis and funds management. Careers in the fmancial service industry include positions in banks , savings and loans , other fmancial institution s, brokerage firm , insurance companies and real estate. The most dramatic increa se in career opportunities i s i n personal financial planning , where profession als 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 Finance Department of the School of Bu siness at Metropolitan State College of Denver deliv ers high quality , accessible undergraduate business and personal finance ed ucation in the metropol itan Den ver area appropriate to a diverse stude nt population and modified open admission standards . We prepare s tudents for careers, graduate education and lifelong learning in a society characterized by te c hnological advancements and globalization. The primary purpose of the Finance Department is the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learn ing. We nurture learnin g through indi vidual attention to students. The faculty of the Finance Depart ment engages in professional developm ent activities that enhance instruction and contribute to schol arship and app lied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the profess ions and the community at l arge. The Finance Department is a Certified Financial Planner (CF P) Board Registered Program. Students successfully completing the required financial planning courses a r e eligible to take the national Certi fied Financial Planner examination . Success in the field of finance is related to these skills: • ability to organize , analyze an d interpret numerical and financial data

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 93 • sound decision-making a bilitie s • aptitud e for det ail and accuracy • proficiency in ora l and written communications with a bility t o exp lain co mplex financia l tr a n s ac tion s a nd data to others • knowledge of economics and acco un ting in addition to finance Finance Major for Bachelor of Science Each Finance major must pursue a concentration depending on their inte r est within the Finance ar e a . Finance Common Core : R equired Courses S e me s ter Hour s FIN 30 I 0 Financial Market s and I n s tituti o n s ........ ............................... 3 FIN 3600 Inve s tments .................................................... , . . . 3 FIN 3850 Intermediat e Finance ........ , ........ , ........ , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subt ota l . . . . . ......... . ................... , ............................... 9 G ENERAL FINANCE CONCENTRATIO N Required Courses Sem es ter Hours Finance Common Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... , ....................... 9 FIN 4950 Financial Strate g ies and Policie s ........................ ................. 3 Subt o t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 Approved Elect i ve s•. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .... . . . ...... . . . 1 2 T otal H our s R e quir e d for Finan ce Major with a G e n e ral Finan ce Con ce ntration••... . . 24 •Upp e r-di v i s ion financ e e l ec ti ves ( thr ee c r e dit h o ur s mu s t b e 4 000 -/ eve/) sel ect e d in co n s ult a ti o n w ith and appro ve d b y the Finan ce D e partm e nt . ••A minimum grade o f "C" i s r e quir e d f o r co ur ses in the maj o r . Student s must se le ct four (4) finance elective courses in consultation wit h their Finance D e p artment adv isor. Students sho uld co n su l t with their department advisor regarding the possibility of selecting three (3) bu siness courses among the 20 c r edit hours of ge n eral electives . Suggested Finance E l ec tiv es: FIN 3100 International Money a nd Finance . .......... . . . ...........•........•..... 3 FIN 3150 Per s o nal Financial Planning ............................................ 3 FIN 3320 E ntr e pr e n eurial Finance . . . . . . . . . .................. ........ . ... 3 FIN 4200 Financia l Modeling with Spreadsheet s .... . ....... , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FIN 4500 Analy sis of Financi a l Statement s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 FIN 4650 Small Bu s ine s s Con s ulting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 FINANCIAL SERVICES CONCENTRATION Requir ed Courses S e m es t e r Hour s Finance Common Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ ......... 9 FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .............................•.............. 3 FIN 4600 Sec uri ty Analysi s and Portfolio Management . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 Sub t o t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Approved Elective s • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 9 T o tal H o ur s R e quir e d f o r Finan ce Maj o r w ith a Fin a n cial S e rvi ces Con ce ntrati on•• . .... ....... 24 •Upp e r-di v ision fina n ce e l ec ti ves ( thr ee c r e dit h o ur s mu s t b e 4000-/ eve / ) se l ect e d in co n s ult a ti o n w ith and appr ove d b y the F i nan ce D e partm e nt . ••A minimum grade of "C" i s r e quir e d for co ur ses i n the maj or. Students must se lect three (3) finance e l ective course s in con s ultation with their Fin a nce Dep a rtment advisor. Students s hould consult wit h their d epartment a d visor regarding the possibility of se l e c ting three (3) business co ur ses among the 20 c r edit hours of ge n eral electives . Suggested Finance Electives : FIN 3100 International Money and Financ e ............................ ............ 3 FIN 3320 Entrep r eneurial Finance . . . . . . . . . . . ................. . .... 3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . ............... 3 FIN 3430 Property and Liability Insurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... . 3 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Emp l oye e B e nefit s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FIN 4200 Financial Modeling with Spr e adsh e et s ....... ....................•........ 3

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94 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FIN FIN 4400 4500 Esta t e Planning .............. . .... ............................ . . . . . . . 3 Analysis of Financia l Statements ..... .....•.............. ............... 3 REAL ESTATE CONCENTRATION R e quired Courses Seme ste r Hour s Finance Common Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . ............... . . ....... 9 FIN 3800 R ea l Est ate Practice and Law ................... ..... . . . . . . ............. 3 FIN 3810 Advanced Real Esta te Practice and Law ................. . . .... ..•......... 3 FIN 3830 Applications in R ea l Estate Practice .... .... . ............................. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ . . .... . .... . ........... ..••........ 1 8 Approved Electives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .................................... . . . . . 6 Total H o ur R equ ired for Finance Major w ith a R eal Estate Concentra tion•• .......... . . . .... 24 *Upper-division finance e l ecti ves ( thr ee credit hours must be 4000-leve/) sel ected in cons ultation with and approved by the Financ e D epa rtment. ••A minimum grade of"C" is required for courses in the m ajor . Students must se l ect two (2) fina n ce e l ective co ur ses in cons ultation with their Finance Dep artment advisor . Stud en t s s hould consult with their d e partment advisor regarding the po ssibility of se l ecting three (3) bu siness courses among the 2 0 c r e dit hours of genera l e l ectives. Sugge s ted Fin a nc e E lecti ves: FIN 3150 P ersonal Financial Planning ........................•. . . . ............... 3 FIN 3320 E ntr ep r eneuria l Fina n ce .................. . ... ..... ... ... ......... ..... 3 FIN 3420 Prin ci pl es of Insurance .......... .............. ........ ......•......... 3 FIN 3430 Pr operty and Liability In surance ... . ............................ .•..... .. 3 FIN 4200 Financial Mode lin g w ith Spreadshee t s .....•....................•......... 3 FIN 4500 Anal ysis of Financia l Statements ....................... .... ............. 3 FIN 4650 Small Business Co n s ultin g ..............•...................... . . . . . ... 3 FIN 4840 Real Estate App r a i sa l ............................... . .... . .... . . ..... .3 FIN 4850 Commercial a nd Inv estment Real Estate . . . . • . ...... . ...................... 3 Genera l Studies (Levell and Level l !) (see page 87) .......................... ...... . . . . . 34 Business Core ( ee page 87) ..... . ...... ........... .... .... .................. ...... 33 Schoo l of Bus ine ss requirem ent (see pa ge 88) ..... ......... ..... ........................ 9 Major in Finance ................................................................ 24 E l ectives (see page 88) ........................................................... 20 Total H ours ( minimum ) ........................ . ....... . ....... . ................. 120 To earn a Bach e lor's degr ee in fmance, a stude nt mus t s u ccessfully comp l e te 30 or more c r edit hour s of bu siness co ur se work at MSCD. This 30-hour residency requirement ca n be met by completing any bu siness courses with the pr efix ACC, CMS, FIN, MGT and MKT except ACC I 010, CMS I 010 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300, CMS 3320 , CMS 3340 , an d FIN 2250. A s tudent mu st complete at least eight (8) upp er-division se m es t e r hou rs in the m ajor at MSCD . CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE : Stud ents must com plet e each course in the certificate program with a grade of"C" or better. The courses cannot b e taken pass / fail. PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING ACC 3090 Income Tax I . . . . . . . . . ........................................ 3 FIN 3150 P e r sona l Financial P l anning (optio nal ) ............. ... .................... 3 FIN 3420 Prin cip l es of In s urance ..........................................• . .... 3 FIN 3450 Retir ement Planning and Employee B e n efits . . ............ ................. 3 FIN 3600 Investments . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... 3 FIN 4400 Estate Planning ................... . .... ... ... . .... . ................ . .3 Succe ssful comp l etion of these co ur ses also meets the Certifie d Financial Board of Stan d ards educa tion requirement to t a k e the nationa l Certified Financial Planner examination. For prerequisites and more information call the Finance D epartment , 303-556-3776 . No ncr edit FINANCIAL PL ANNING FPI Financia l Pla nnin g Fu ndam e nt als FPll U nd e r sta ndin g Risk and I nsurance

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FPlll Investment Alternatives FPTV Effective Tax Planning FPV Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits FPVl Estate Planning SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 95 Approved by Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards / Approved by Colorado Insurance Commission for Continuing Educat ion 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 Busine ss Strategy CIT 2I 00 Export Marketing and Promotion CIT 2200 Cross-Cultural Communications CIT 2300 Export Finan ce and Payment Methods CIT 2400 Business Law for International Trade CIT 2500 Importing Decisions CIT 2800 International Transportation and Logistics For prerequisites and more information call Business Outreach, 303-592-5362 . MANAGEMENT DEGREE PROGRAM The management program prepares students to pursue a career in human resource management , opera tions management , entrepreneurship or general management. Effective managers are necessary for organizations to compete in today's global economy. The program consists of required cou r ses that build a conceptual foundation for identifying and solving managerial problems. In addition to acquiring knowledge about business and management, student will develop specia l 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 dive rse body of students with a high quality management and bu iness law education. We b e lie ve 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 com petitive world. We will direct our indi vidual and joint research efforts in relevant areas of app lic ations of manage ment/legal theory , instructional techniques and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the importance of providing service to our stake holders. Necessary skills the manager should have include : • proficien cy in planning , organizing, leading and controlling activities • utilization of problem solving methodology to identify and define orga ni zationa l problems, devise so lutions and implement the solution to achieve de s ired outcomes • highly developed interpersonal skills • an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively • use of soun d methods for making decisions • innovative thinking, se lf-reli ance, creative independent analysis and sensitivity to soc ial and ethi cal values Major for Bachelor of MGT 3020 Fundame nt als of Entrepreneurship .... . . . .... . . ...................... 3 MGT 3220 Lega l Environment of Business 11........... . ......... ........... 3 MGT 3530 Human Re so urce s Management ................. ... ...... . . .... ..... . . . . 3 MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MGT 3820 International Bu siness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

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96 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MGT 4530 Organizat i o n a l B e h av ior ......................... ..................... . 3 S u b t o tal .........................................•............................ 1 8 Plu s 6 h ours fro m the f ollowi n g c our s es: MGT 3210 C ommerci a l an d C orporat e L aw ............................ ...... ....... 3 MGT 400 0 M a n a g e m ent D ec i s ion An a l ys i .................. . . . . . . . . . .......•...... 3 MGT 4020 E ntr e pr e n euria l C r ea tivity ............ ................... ....... ........ 3 MGT 4050 Pur c h asing and Co ntr a ct M anageme nt . . ......•......... . ..........•..... . 3 MGT 44 2 0 E ntr e pren euria l Bus ine ss Pla nnin g .............. .................... .... . 3 MGT 4 550 Pr o j e ct M a n ag em ent ......................•........ . •... . ............. 3 MGT 46 1 0 L a b o r /E mpl oyee R e lation s ............................... .... . ......... 3 MGT 4 62 0 Appr a i sa l an d C omp e n s ati o n ........................................... 3 MGT 4640 E mplo ye e Tr a inin g and D eve l o pm ent ..... .........................•... . . . 3 MGT 4 650 Man aging Produc tivity ...................................... .......... 3 MGT 4 830 Workf o r ce D ivers i ty ........................ . . . . . . .... ........•....... 3 Tot a l El ec t ive H o ur s ..................................... . .......... .............. 6 T o t a l H o u rs R e quir e d for Man age m e nt M a jor .............................. ....•....... 24 Ge n e r a l Stud ies ( L eve l I and Leve l II) (see p age 87) ........... . . .... ........ ............ 34 Business Co r e (see p age 87) ....... ........... ..... ....•...................•....... 33 S c h oo l of Bu siness r e quir e m ent (see p age 88) ....... ... . .............. .................. 9 M ajo r i n Man ag em ent ................................•........... . . . . . ....•.... . . 24 E l ectives ( ee p ag e 88) .............................. ................... . ........ . 2 0 Tot a l H ours ( m i nimum) ............................ . . ............................ 1 2 0 To earn a Bachelor ' s degre e in management , a s tudent mu s t suc c essfully complete 30 or more credit hour s of busin e s s course wor k at MSCD . Thi s 30 hour residen c y requirement c an be met by complet ing any bu siness course s w ith the prefix AC C, C MS , FIN , MGT and MKT except ACC 1010 , CMS 1010 , CMS 2 3 00 , CMS 3300 , C MS 332 0 , C MS 3 340 , and FIN 2250 . A s tudent mu s t complete at lea s t eight (8) upper divi s ion s em es ter hour s in the major at MSCD. MARKETI N G DEGRE E PROGRAM The marketing program prepare s stud e nt s for c areer opportunities in such dynamic areas as sa l es man agement , dis tribution , a d ve rtisin g, marketin g r ese arch , r e tailing and marketing management. Our mis s ion i s to: Stud e n ts Strive to gi ve our student s a fir s t rate education in marketing and business communica tion ( that c ompare s f avo rabl y to other bu s ine ss programs in the U . S.) . To enhance their respect for and excitement for l ea rning that i s con s i s tent with th e objectives of the School of Business and Metropolitan State C olle g e of Den v er. Research/Publica ti on Maintain a re sea rch/public a tion record that is consistent with curricular needs, technological a d va ncements a nd m e et s the challe nge s of g lobalization while allowing u s to contribute to the knowl e dge-base of our dis cipline . Se r vice Acti v ely participate in v a ri o u s School of Business and MSCD committee activities , regional and nation a l pr ofess ional or ganiza tion s and pro v ide our service s and expertise to the Den ve r and regional bu s ine ss co mmunity . In addition to the department' s well r ounded e lection of cour s es , the curriculum offers st u dents a com bination of con ce ptual and applied l earnin g e x periences . Through the development of marketing plans, ad v erti s ing campaign s and m a rketing r ese ar c h s tudies , s tudent s ha v e the opportunity to work with Den ver-area busine ss e s on curr e nt marketin g i ss u e s and problems. Stud e nt s are also exposed to a variety of m a rketing speaker s from the business community . Intern s hip po s itions are avai l able for marketing s tu dents through the Coop e rat iv e Educ a tion Offi ce . Marketing c a reers are ch a llenging and r ew ardin g in a field requiring an in-depth knowledge of prod uct s, services and modern information te c hnology. Marketing i s a people-oriented profession encom pa s sing both for profit comp a nie s and non-profit organi z ations . Since today's competition is creating a gr e ater demand for mark e ting and promotional effort s, the growth rate of the field is expected to increa s e in the future . Peopl e w ho ar e s ucce ssful in m a rketing are creati v e , highly motivated , flexible and decisi v e . They a l s o po sse ss the ability to communicate per s ua s ively both in sp e aking and writing .

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 97 Marketing Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses Semeste r Hour MKT 3010 Mark eting R esearc h...................... . . .... ... . ........... 3 MKT 3310 Consumer B e ha vio r........................ .... . . . . . . . . ..... 3 MKT 3710 lnternati onal Mark e tin g . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 MKT 4560 Marketing Strategy ............... ................. . ........ ..... .... . 3 Marketing Electives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ...... 12 Total Hours R e quired for Marketing Major . . ...................................... . ... 24 *Bu s in ess Co mmuni ca ti on co ur ses c an be used as business e l ec tives, but not as Mark e tin g e l ec tives. General Studies ( Level I and Level II) (see page 87) . . . ...... . ............ .... .......... . 34 Busin ess Cnre (see page 87) .......................... . . . ........... . .............. 33 School of Business requirement (see page 88) ..................... .... . ........ ... ...... 9 Major in Marketing . . ......................................•.........•....... .... 2 4 Electives (see page 88) ........................................ . . . ................ 20 Total H o ur s ( minimum ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 1 2 0 To earn a Bachelor ' s degree in Marketing , a student m u s t successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of bu siness 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 1 010 , CMS 2300 , CMS 3300, CMS 3320, CMS 3340 , and FIN 2250 . A s tudent must complete at least eight (8) upp er-division semester hours in the major at MSCD . INTERNATIONAL B USINESS CONCE NT RATION FOR BUSINESS MAJORS ONLY Students majoring in accounting , computer information sys tems, fmance , management or marketing may elect to complete an International Business Concentration (IBC). The concentration provides stu dents the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the rapid l y changing globa l bu s i ness , legal and cul tura l environment. Graduates with an ffiC 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 inter national courses: a 12 hour core and six hours of approved international electives . Some stude nt s pur s uin g a n IBC may need more than 120 semester hours of cred i t to gradua te. Int erested students should see k an advisor in the ir major department or dean 's office as ear l y in their degree program as possible . Each department has a se me sterbyse mester planning g u ide available to assi t s tudents in course choices and sequencing. INTERNATIONAL B USINESS CONCENTRATION R eq uir ed Core Seme s ter Hour s ECO 3550 Global Economic s and Intern ational Trad e . . . . . .................. 3 FTN 3100 International Money and Finance• ......... .............................. 3 MGT 3820 International Business. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . ........................ 3 MKT 3710 International Marketing ................................... . ....... . . . . 3 Total Required co urs e h o ur s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 12 Plu s 6 hour s from the following courses: Semester Hours ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthrofology .................................... 3 ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Cornmumcat10n ............................ ............. 3 ANT 3300 Exploring World Cultures: Variable T o pics2 ...... ..........•.......... . . . . 3 ECO 4450 Internation a l Macroe c onomic s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 GEG 1000 Wor l d Regional Geo g raph y . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ........... ... ......... 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary World His tory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 H T S 3350 Countries/Regions of the World : Variable Topic s ............................ 3 PSC 3030 Introduction to Int e rnational Rel a tions . . . . . . . . . . . ............... . . . 3 PSC 3320 International Law3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 PSC 3600 Comparative Politic s Area Studie s ...... . ......... . . ..................... 3 lntern hip/Dire c ted Study4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 Total semester h ours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 6 -orOne full academic year of s tud y of an y one forei g n language 5 .. . . ... 6-10 Total c r edit hours .................... . .............................. . . . . . 1 8-22 *The Finan ce D ep artm e nt r eco mm e nds that s tud e nt s take thi s co ur se after they h ave co mpl e ted E C O 3550 a nd MGT 3820 .

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98 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS J!.tlfills the multi c ultural requirem e nt 5..rer e quisite : ANT 1310 zrerequisite: PSC 3030 thr ee hours m ax imum and mu s t ha ve s ignifi can t acade mi c/d ir ec ted s tud y co mponent and m ee t all approv e d S c hool of Busin ess guidelines for int e rn ships. 5 For e ign langua ge compe t e n cy gaine d thr ough othe r than co ll ege c r e dit w ill be assess e d by the Brigham Young Uni versity Comp e ten cy and Pla ce m e nt Exa minati on (CAPE). Contact/he assess m e nt/t es tin g ce nt e r for further d e tails , 303-556-3677. ECONOMICS DEGREE PROGRAM Bachelor of Arts The Dep artment of Economics is a non-bu si ne ss degree program hou s ed in the School of Busine ss offering a traditional bachelor of arts degree . Economics is the sc ientific study of the allocation of scarce or limited resources among competing uses . The study of economics provides s pecialized and general knowledge of the operation of economic syste ms and institutions. The bachelor of arts degre e program gives stude nts a fundamenta l knowledge of dom estic and foreign eco nomie s and the quantita tive tools n ecessary for independent analytical research and thought. Specialized courses dev e lop the student's ability to apply the tools of economic theory and analysis to a broad range of socia l , political , and economic i ssues. Such tr a ining i s e sse ntial for gra du ates who wis h to qualify for positions as pro fessional economists and pro v ides a n excellent background for students intere sted in law school or graduate pro grams in economics , finance or business . Our mission statement reflects our commitment. The Department of Economics at Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers a high-quality , accessible bache l or of arts program in economics while also pro v iding significant serv i ce to the Col lege , the School of Busin ess, and the community by providing accessible and quality genera l stud ies co u rses in the principl es of microe conomics a nd ma c roeconomi cs. We prepar e stu dents for life long l earning in a complex free civi l society ; for g r aduate or professional education in eco nom ics , business and legal studies or the law ; and for c a reers in a broad range of private and public activi ties . The Department of Economics pur s u es excellence in te ac hing and learning as its primary purpose. The facu l ty of the d epartment engages in sc holarly activity that contributes to the literature i n applied and basic economic research an d other professio n a l activity that enhances quality instruction . While most positions a s a professional economist require graduate training , for someone with a bache lor's degree employment opportunities are availab l e in national and international bu s iness ; federal , state and local governmen t ; a nd various nonpro fit organizations. In the field of economics , the following competencies are usefu l : • ability to precise l y examine, a nal yze , and interpret data • sound decision-making abilities • proficiency in oral and written communications • knowledge of eco nomi c theory , history , practices and trends • ability to operate and use information derived from computers • knowledge of s t atistical procedures • interest in economic and political trend s Economics Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Cou r ses Semester H ours ECO 2010 Principl e of Eco nomic s-Macro ........................ .... .............. 3 ECO 2020 Principle of Eco nomi cs Micro . ..... . .................. .... . ............ 3 ECO 30 I 0 lnt ermediate Microeconomic Theory .........•.........•.........•....... 3 ECO 302 0 Intermediat e Macroe conomic Theory ................. . .... . . . . . .......... 3 ECO 3150 Econometrics ............. . .......... ...... . ................... . . ... 3 ECO 4600 Histo ry of Economic Thought (Se nior Experience) .........•.........•....... 3 Subtotal ...................... .... . . ...... .... . ..... . .... . ........... . . . ...... 18

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 99 Approved Electives ( upper di visio n economics courses) ............ . .................... . 1 8 Total Hour s of Economics required for Economics Major .........•.......•.... . .......... 36 Addition al requirements : MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Science s . . . . . 3 -orMTH 1410 Ca l cu l us I. ........... 4 (recommended for s tud ents interes t ed in gradua t e work in economics) Subtotal .............................. . . ..•...... . . . 39-40 Selected Minor (minimum) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 General Studi es (minimum) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . ................... 33 Multicultural requirement• ..... . ............................. . . . ................... 3 Elective s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 26-27 Total Hour s R eq uired for Bachelor of A rt s in Economics ................ ...... . . ...... . . 1 20 •Check with an advi sor in the Depar tm e nt of Economics r egarding electives and the multi cul tural r e quir e ment . Minors in the School of Business The School of Bu s ines s offers nine minor s in bu si n ess and eco nomi cs. Mo st minor s require 1 8 credit hour s plu s prer e qui s ite s, if any. These minor s (with the excepti o n of eco nomic s) a r e designed primar ily for non-bu siness majors. A s tudent m ay not take more than 30 cre dit hour s in the School of Bu siness without declaring a bu siness major . Th e acceptance of tr ansfer cre dit s w ill be gove rned by stan dards and policie s of the School of Busine ss and its departments. Student s s hould choose a minor that will h elp them in their chosen career. The general business minor s hould be declar ed after consultation with the a socia t e de a n . Other minors s hould be d ec l are d w ith the help of a faculty advisor o r d e p artme nt c h air of the ap pr o pri ate department. ACCOUNTING MINOR The accounting minor offers studen t s a broad b ased ed ucation in acco unting , emphasizing a particular field within thi s disc ipline , s u ch as financial accounting, mana gerial acco unting , tax accounting , or gov ernmental acco unting. The Accounting Department requires 60 credit hours Uunior standing) b efore taking upper-division acco untin g courses. At le as t 12 h o ur s of acco untin g cou r ses in the minor must be completed in r esi dency at MSCD. R equired Courses Semester Hours ACC 20 I 0 Prin ciples of Accounting I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... .... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II . . . .....................•.................. . . 3 ACC 3090 Lnco m e Tax I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 3 ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I .............. ............... . . .............. 3 Approved E l ectives•. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ ......... ....... . ................. 6 Total Hours R equ ired for Accounting Minor ...... . . . .... . . . .......................... . 18 •A student may sel ec t any courses in the accounting program o r curriculum provided they are approved by the Accounting D epar tm en t advisor. COMPUTER I NF ORMA TION SYSTEMS MINOR This minor w ill provide a b as i c understanding of the co ncepts , curren t m e th o dolo gy, and rapid c han ges in the de s ign, de ve lopm ent, and u se of computer-oriented sys t ems for businesses and organizations. Required Courses Semester H ours CMS 20 I 0 Computer Applications for Business ....... . ................... . .......... 3 CMS 2110 Business Problem Solving: A Structured Programmin g Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CMS 3060 Databa se Management System . . . . . . . .................. . ...... ... 3 CMS Upper Division Electives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 9 Total H ours R equire d for Computer Informa ti on Systems Minor. . . . . . . . . . . . 18 •Elec t ives are sel ec ted in consulta ti on w ith and approved by a Computer Informati on Systems Department advisor.

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1 00 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ECON OMICS MINOR The econo mics minor provide s stude nt s w i th an op portunity to acquire a general knowledge of the oper ation of economic sys tem s and institutio n s, as well as the quantitative tools necessary for analytical research and thought. Required Courses Semester Hours ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro ......................................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Econom i csMicr o ........................... . . ............ 3 App r oved Electives • .......................... .... . ............ ..... . ........... 12 Total Hours R e quir e d for Economics Minor ....... .... . . .............................. 18 *Approved e l ectiv es are upp er-division economics co urses selected in co nsultation w ith and approved by the Economics D epartment. GENERAL FINANCE MINOR This minor offers a broad-based education in genera l finance. A particular field may be emphasized within this discipline , s uch as personal financial planning , inve tments , manageria l finance, financial institutions , or international finance. A student desiring a strong emphasis should a l so co nsid er the financial services minor. For the genera l ftnance minor , the student must have completed ACC 2010 an d ACC 2020 (or the equivalent) and ECO 2010 and EC O 2020 , which may be applied to the student's General Studies or elective requirements as applicable. Th e Finance Department requires 60 cred it hours Gunio r standing) prior to taking upper-division finance courses . A minimum grade of"C" is required in all finance minor courses . At lea st 12 hour s of finance courses must be completed in residency at MSCD to satisfy the requirements of the minor. Required Courses Seme s ter H ours FIN 30 l 0 Financial Markets and Institutions .............•......................... 3 Fl 3300 Managerial Finance ..................... ....•............... . . ....... 3 FIN 3600 Investments .................. ................... ..... .............. 3 Approved Electives• .............................................................. 9 Total H o ur s R e quired for General Finan ce Minor ...................................... 1 8 *A student may se l ect any courses in the finance program or curricul um provided they are approved b y a Finan ce Departm e nt advisor. FINANCIAL SERVICES MINOR Th is minor offers a focused education i n financial se rvices area e mph asizing a particular field within this discipline, such as personal ftnancial planning, investment s and financial institutions . The Finance Department requires 60 credit hours Gunior standing) prior to taking upper-division finance courses . A minimum grade of "C" is required in all finance minor courses. At le as t 12 hours of finance courses must b e completed in residency at MSCD to sat i sfy the requirement s of the m i nor. R equired Cou r ses Semester Hour FIN 2250 P e r onal Money Management or FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning .....................•............. . ........ 3 FIN 30 I 0 Financial Markets and In sti tutions ............................ ........... 3 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefit s . ........ , . . . . . . . . .... . 3 Upper-division electives• ....... ................................................... 9 Total Hours Required for Financial S ervices Minor• ................................ 18 Sugges t ed Finance E l ectives: FIN 3320 E ntr epreneuria l Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . ......•... . . ............... 3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance ................... ............................. 3 FIN 3600 Investments•• ................... . ...... . ........... . ............... 3 FIN 3800 R ea l Estate Practice and Law . .......................................... 3 FIN 4400 Estate Plann ing . . .. ............................................ . ... 3 FIN 4600 Security Analysis and P ortfolio Management•• .................... . ........ 3 *Students shou ld select thr ee (3) e l ective courses in c onsultation w ith their Finance D epartme nt advisor. **FIN 3600 has a prerequisite of FIN 3300 ; FIN 4600 has FIN 3600 as a prer e quisi t e .

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I SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 101 GENERAL B U SINESS MINOR Students minoring i n general business must take ECO 20 l 0 , ECO 2020 , and MTH 1310 . These hours may be part of the student's General Studies requirements. In addition to t he required 2 4 credit hours below , students may take up to 6 additional credit hours within a s pecific bu s ines s dis cipline for a total not to exceed 30 credit hours within the School of Business . If a student wishes to enroll in busines s courses beyond 30 hours , the student must declare a major with the School of Bu s ine s s . Prerequi s ite s credit s ma y be applied to G e neral Studie s S e m es ter Hours ECO 2010 Principles of Economics Macro.. . . ........... . ........ 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ............... 3 MTH 1310 Finite M a thematic s for the Man a gem e n t and Soc ial Scien ces .... .... . .......... 4 MTH 1320 Calculu s for tbe Mana g ement and So c ial S c i e nces . . . . . ..... . .... . . 3 Required Course s Seme s t e r Hour s ACC 2010 Principle s of A cc ounting I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . 3 ACC 2020 Princip l es of Accounting U ..............••.......•. .........•.......... 3 CMS 20 I 0 Principles of lnformation Sys tems . . . . ...... . . . . . ........... . ............ 3 CMS 2300 Business Statistics ................................................... 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance .................. . . .................•............ 3 MGT 2210 Legal Env ironment of Bus ine ss I ....................................... . 3 MGT 3000 Organi z ational Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 MKT 3000 Princ i ples of Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 Minimum T o tal H o ur s R e quir e d f o r G e n e ral Bu siness Min o r ( n o t t o excee d 30 c r e dit h ours) ........... .... . . . . . . . . . . ...............•............ 24 INTERNATIONAL B U SINESS MINOR This min or i s i ntende d for n on-business ma j ors so that t h ey may add some study in business from an interna t iona l p erspective t o their degree programs . Contact the School of Busines s Dean ' s Office for obtaini n g an advisor. Required Courses S e me s t e r Hour s ACC I 010 Accounting for on-Busine s s Major s • ................... . . . .............. 3 ECO 2010 Principles of EconomicsMacro• ......... ....................... . . . . .... 3 ECO 2020 Princi p les of Economics Micro• . . . . . . . . . . . ........... . . •.. ........... 3 MGT 3820 International Business . .... ........................ . . . . . . .............. 3 Subt o tal .... . 12 Choose at least 6 hou rs from: FIN 30 I 0 Financial Markets and I nstitutions . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management .............. . . . . . . ........................ 3 MKT 3000 Princip l es of Marketing . . . . ............... . . .......... . ............. 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... .... ......... ..... 6 Choose at lea s t 6 hours from : ECO 3550 Global Economics and International Trade . .............................. . . 3 FIN 3100 International Money and Finance ................. ................. . ..... 3 MKT 3710 I nternational Marketing•• .... . . . . .................... ................ . . 3 Subt o tal . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 6 Total Hours R e quir e d for Int e rnational Bu s in ess Min o r ..... . . . . . •Thi s co urse has b ee n approved f o r G e n e ral Studies, L evell/, S oc ial S cie n ces, c r e dit . ••MKT 3000 is a pre r e qui s it e MANAGEMENT MINOR . 24 The management minor p repares individuals for the important tasks of supervising others , wo r king in teams and taking on additional responsibilities in their field of interest. Required Courses Seme t er Hour s MGT 3000 Organizational Mana g ement ......... . . . . ..... . .......... ............... 3 MGT 3530 Human Resource s Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service M a nagem e nt . . ..................... . . . ........ 3 MGT 3820 Internationa l Bu s ine s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior ........ ..... . ............... . ..... •........... 3

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1 02 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Choose 3 hours from : MGT 2210 L e gal Environment of B u siness I ....... ..... . . . . ......... ...... ....... . . 3 MGT 2500 S m all Busine ss Manage m ent ...... . . .................... .... . .......... 3 MGT 3020 F und amenta l s of E n tre p ren e urship . . . . . .........•.......... . . . ......•.... 3 MGT 4000 Ma n age m e n t Decis i o n Ana l y s i s ....... . ............ . .................... 3 MGT 46 1 0 Lab o r /E mpl oyee R e l atio n s ..... . . . . . . . .... . ............... . . . . . ...•... .3 MGT 4620 A pprai sa l a nd Com p e n s a t ion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . .... ........ 3 MGT 4640 Employe e Training D e v e l o pm e nt ...... ........................... .•... . . 3 MGT 4 8 30 Wor kfo r ce Dive rsity• ................................. . .... . . . ........ 3 T o tal H o ur s R e quir e d for Ma na ge m e nt Min o r . .... . ...............................•.... 1 8 *Thi s co urse ha s b ee n appr ove d a s a Multi c ulwral and S e ni o r Ex p e ri e n ce c our se . It is recommen d e d tha t in order to ac hie ve a b roa d e r under stan din g o f business , non bu s ine ss major s tu d e nt s minoring in ma n age m ent sho uld c o ns i de r t aki n g as ge n e r a l e lecti ves MGT 1000 Introdu c tion of B usi n es s a n d/o r ACC 1 010 A cco unti n g for No nB usi n ess Majors . MARKETING MINOR Th e m a rk eti n g mino r provi d es stu d e nt s w ith t h e oppo rtun ity to d eve l o p a n unde r sta ndin g of bu s ine ss a nd s ufficie nt fam iliarity with ma r keting s kills to work i n a busin ess e n v ir o nm e nt. R e qu i r ed Cour s e s Seme ster H our s MK T 2040 Ma n agerial Commu n i ca t ion s ........ . . .........•..................... . . 3 MKT 3000 Pr i n ciples of Ma rketin g ............ .... ...... . . ........ .... ......... .. 3 MKT 3010 Ma rketing Res ea r c h . . .... . ..... . . . .............. . .... . . .............. 3 MKT 3310 Co n sumer B e ha v io r . ....... . . . .... ..... .... . ........... . . ............ 3 MKT 4520 Seminar in Mar k eti n g Mana ge m ent ...... . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . .... ......... . 3 Approved E le ctiv es • .... . .... .................................. ..... .... . . . ....... 3 T o tal H o ur s R e quir e d for Mar k e tin g Minor .......... . ................... . . . . ......... . 1 8 *Appr ove d e l ec t i ves ar e se l ec ted in con s ult at i o n w ith and app rove d by a Mark e tin g D e partm e nt advi sor.

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

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104 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES The mission of the Sc h oo l of Letters , Arts and Sciences is to provide a place of teaching and learnin g that honors both tradit ion and imaginat ion , one that re s pe cts the p as t and pr e pare s people to b e suc cessfu l participants and l eaders in the pr esent as they h elp to shape the future. The Sc h oo l of Lette r s, Arts and Sciences offers programs of study in hum a nitie s and in soc ial , natural , a nd mathematical sc i e n ces. The programs prepare s tudent s for caree rs, graduate work, and lifelong l earning . The school offers more than 30 majo r an d minor programs through 19 d e partment s and the In sti tut e for Women ' s Studies and Services . The facu lty teach the majority of the General Studies Program and help prepare students to be teachers. In a dditi on, they arrange int ernshi p s and other a ppli e d e ducationa l expe riences in state and l ocal agencies , business , industry , and the media . Through centers, the schoo l advances educational a nd soc ial goa ls: • The Family Center provides a wide range of e duc ation, training , and research on policies related to fami l y issues . • The Center for Mathematics , Science and Envi ronm ental Educatio n leads the effort to r eform sci ence and mathematics educatio n in Co l orado. The center contr ibute s to syste mic change in edu cation b y building coo p erative pr ograms wit h othe r colleges a nd universities , public sc hool s, and the Co l o r a do D e partm ent of E duc ation. The ce nter is the focal point for t h e Colorado A lli ance for Science , a sta t ewide alliance. The Cente r a l so de ve l ops pro grams and services for stude nt s from und erre pr esented gro up s in the areas of mathematics, scie nc e an d env ironmental education. Cur rently , the cen t e r i s a site for the Co l orado Alliance for Minority Participation (C O-AMP ) and offe r s tutoring a nd mentoring services to these s tudent s. The Colorado Alliance for Sci e n ce, a statewide alliance of universities , offers ass i s tanc e a nd su pport to s tudent s and teachers to strengthen the community ' s interest in science and mathematics. • The Golda Meir Center for Political Leadershi p i s a nonpartisan, educat i o nal project d esigned to foster greater public understanding of the ro l e and meaning of l ea der s hip at all l eve l s of civic life , from community affairs to int e rn ationa l re l at i o ns. AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT The African Amer i can Stuclies Department offers a range of co ur ses in African American studies that present the dimension of the black ex peri ence in this country . These co ur ses encompass and afford a compre h ensive understanding of the African heritage. They present African links and potential ; contri butions of black people in the growt h and development of the U nited States ; black culture and life styles; the black community; politi cal activity and potentia l ; r eligio u s d eve lopment and importance ; commu nity service and resource assista nc e ; and prognosis and potential for socia l change . The cour ses may apply in the General Studies r equire m ents an d as e l ectives for graduation . The major in Africa n American Studies , which leads t o a bachelor of arts degr ee, and the minor pro gram must be planned in consu ltation with the c h a ir of the African American Studies D epartment. Before d ec l aring Afr ican American Studie s as a major, the stude n t must consult with the African Amer ican Studies Department chai r . African American Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Course s Semester Hour s AAS I 0 lO Introduct i on to Afr i can Am e rican Studies ..................•......... ... ... 3 AAS 1130 Surve y of African His tory (HlS 1 94 0 ) .......................... . ...... . . . 3 AAS 2000 So c ial Mo v ements and the Black Exp erience (SOC 2000) ....... . .... ......... 3 AAS 3300 Tbe Bl a ck C o mmunity (SOC 3140) ......................•............... 3 AAS 3 700 Psych ology of G r oup Pr e judice (CHSIPSYIWMS 3700) .... . ............. ..... 3 AAS 4 8 50 Res earch S e minar in African Ame rican Studie s . .... .......... ....... ....... 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 105 Select one from the following : AAS 3041 African Art : The Niger to the Atla Mountains {ART 3041) ................. ... 3 AAS 3042 African Art: The Nile to the Cape {ART 3042) .... . . .... .... ......... . . . .... 3 AAS 3043 5000 Years of Egyptian Art {ART 3043) ........•..... . . , ................. 3 AAS 3240 African American Literature (E G 3240) . . . ..... , , .......•....... , . . . . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Electives• .................................... . . . . . . . ................ .......... 1 8 Total....... . . . . . . ................. ........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 *Ele c tive hours in African Am e ri c an Studies co ur ses ar e se l ec t e d in co n s ultati o n w ith the adv i sor. MINOR IN AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES Required Courses Sem es ter H o urs AAS I 010 Introduction to African American Studies .......... . . . . .................... 3 AAS 2000 Social Movements and the Black Experience ( SOC 2000 ) ......... . ........ . 3 Total ................ . .... . . . .... .... . . . . . .... . .................. , . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Electives A minimum of 15 additional semester hours is required in African American course , 3 hours of which must be an African course, selected in consultation with and approved by the African American Studie s advisor assigned to the student. Total hours for the minor are 21. Assessment Test During the final semester , students majoring in African Ame rican studies will be r equired to take a com prehensi ve assessment test. ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM Department of Sociology and Anthropology Anthropology is the exploration of human diversity. The combination of cultural, archaeological , and biological perspect ives offer a viewpoint that is unique in studying the problems related to the survival and well-being of the human species. From the living and vanished cultures of Colorado to those of New Guinea or South America, anthropology can be ap plied to assist our under tanding of hum an dif ferences. Contact the Sociology and Anthropology Department for information . Anthropology Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Seme s ter Hour s ANT I 0 10 Physical Anthropology and Prehistory ................. . ............. . .... 3 ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultura l Anthropology ... .............. . . . ................ 3 ANT 2100 Human Evolution ..... .............. . . ........................... .... 3 ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication ............ . . . . . ...... . . . . . , ............. 3 ANT 2640 Archaeology . . . ...... .... . .... . . . . .... . . . ..................... . ..... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . 15 Electives ... ... ....... . ....... . . . .... . . ...... ...................... ........... . 21 Total . .... . . ............ .... . . . .... . .... . ................. . . . ............. . . . . 36 At least 1 2 upper-division semester hours in anthropology must be comp leted at MSCD by students majoring in the field. MINOR IN ANTHROPOLOGY The min or provides an opportunity for students to bring a unique anthropological perspective to their alrea d y chosen area of interest. Anyone having to deal with hum an or cultural differences would bene fit from selecting a focus in cross-cultural contact, a rch aeology, or human diversity. Required Courses Semester Hour s ANT I 010 Physical Anthropology and Prehi s tory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 ANT 1310 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ........... .•.... . .... . . . . .... ...... 3 Subtotal .......... . ............................ . ........ . . . . . .................. 6 Electives .... . . . ............ . . . . . .... ............... . .......................... 15 Total . . . .... ........ . ........................... . . ................... . • . . . .... 21 At least 6 upper-di visio n semester hours must be completed at MSCD .

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106 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ART DEPARTMENT The Art D epartmen t offers a full rang e of studio art c our ses in the concentrations of art e duc ation, ceramics , communication de sign, com puter imaging , drawing , jewelry d es i gn and metalsmithing, paint ing, photography, pr i ntroalcin g, or sc ulptur e leading to the B ac h e lor of Fine Arts d egree. The Bachelor of Arts d egree is offe r ed in art with a concentration in art history. Co ur sewo rk leadin g to licen s ur e in art education is available for those with an exi ting ba c h e lor's degree. GOALS U ndergr a du ate studies in art prepare s tud ents to function in a variety of artis tic roles. In order to achieve the se goa l s, instruction should prepare s tud ents to: • r ead the nonverbal l a n guage of art • develop responses to visua l phenom ena and organize p e r ce p t ion s a nd conceptualizations both r a tionall y and intuitively • be c ome familiar with and devel op competence in a number of art and de s ign techniques • be co me familia r with m ajor achievements in the h i story of art , includin g the works a nd intention s of leadin g artists in the past and pres ent • demonstrate the way art reflects cultural va lue s • evaluate developments in the history of art • under stan d and evaluate co ntempor ary thinking about art • make vali d assessmen t s of quality in d esign project s and works of art Art Major for Bachelor of Fine Arts STUDIO ART C ONCENTRATIONS Foundation Requirements for All Art Majors Semeste r Hours ART II 00 B asic Drawing I . .............•............... . .............. . ....... 3 ART 1110 Basic Drawing Il -orART 1180 Introduction to Computers in Art -orIND 1470 Perspective Drawing ....... ........................................... 3 (see below for tbe correct c h oice for your co ncentrati on) ART 1200 De sig n Pr ocesses a nd Concepts I .......... . . .......... ....... . . . ........ 3 ART 1 210 D esig n Pr ocesses and Concepts IT ....•••.•.... •.•....... . ••........• ..... 3 ART 200 1 World Art 1 : A rt b e for e 1 200 ........•................ . ................. 3 ART 2002 Wor l d Art li : Art s inc e 1 200 .................. ......................... . 3 Total, Foundation R e quir e m ents ..................... . .................... . . . ...... . 1 8 Foundation co ur ses must be compl eted befor e b eg inning co ur ses w ithin the studio co nc e ntration . Also required for all studio art majors: ART 30 II Art of the 20"' an d 2 1 " Centuries -o r ART ART ART ART 30 1 2 3XXX 40 1 0 4750 -orA R etrospective View of Modem Art ............ ..............•.......... 3 Upper Division Art History / Art Theory E l ective (see adviso r ) . . . . . . . . .. 3 Modem Art History: Theory and Critic i sm (senior ex p erie n ce) ............. . .... 3 Senior Experience S tudio: Portfolio Development and Thesis Exhibit (senior experience) ART 475 1 Communication D es i gn Senior Experience: Portfolio D evelopment ............. . 3 T o tal ......................................................................... 1 2 Students must choose one of tbe following a r eas of concentration : ceramics, communication design , computer imaging, drawing, jewelry de sign and metalsmithing, painting , photography , printmaking , or sc ulptur e . Please see tbe sections below for concentration specific r equirements. Courses for the Concentration ........................ ... ...... . .............•..... 48 Total for the Major . . .. ..•... ...................•..... . ................. 78 General Studies ........................ .................... . .................... 33 Electives .................................... . . ......•.........•.. . . . . .......... 9 Total for the Degree....... . . . . . . . . ................. .... ................... 120

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 107 A minimum of 33 upper-division art hours required , 40 upper-divi ion hours total for the degree. A minor is optiona l for art majors. ART 3090 may be taken for the multicultural requireme nt. It is required for some concentrations . CERAMICS CONCENTRATIO N Ce r amics students must take ART Ill 0 Basic Drawing If as part of their foundation coursework . They may a p ply IND 1470 Perspectiv e Drawing to their art electives. The following courses are required for the concentration: Semester Hours ART 2300 Beginning Sculpture ..................... ............................. 3 ART 2600 Beginning Ceramics . ..... . ....... , .......................... ......... 3 A R T 3300 Intermediate Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 ART 3440 Color Theory and Practice ..... . . .............. . ....... . . . . . ..... . . . . . . 3 A R T 3600 I ntermediate Ceramics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . . ............ 3 AR T 3610 Mold Making Workshop ............................ ... _ ............... 3 ART 4600 Advanced Ceramics I ..... . .... . . . ................. •........•......... 3 A R T 4610 Advanced Ceramics ll .......... . ............ ......... . . ........ ...... 3 ART 4620 Advanced Ceramics Ill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ....... 3 ART 4740 Low Fire Ceramic Workshop ....... . . . ............. . . .................. 3 Total..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................ 30 Choose 18 hours art electives .......................... ... . ........... . . . . . ... 18 Total for the Concentration . . . .... . .... . ..... 48 COMMUNICATIO N DESIGN CON C ENTRATION Co mm unication Design students must take ART 1180 Introdu ction to Computers in Art as a founda tio n co ur se. The following course s are required for the concentration: Semester Hour s ART 2180 Beginning Computer Imaging I . ....... . . ................... . . 3 ART 2190 Beginning Computer I maging II.............. . . . . ................... . . 3 ART 2400 Typography I ......................................... ..... . .... .... 3 ART 2200 Beginning Photograph y -orART 3340 ART 3078 ART 3350 ART 3400 ART 3440 ART 4400 A R T 4430 -orA R T 4440 A R T 4490 GRD 206 Illu s tration I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 History of Communication Design............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Typography U . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . 3 I dent i ty & Sy tern Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 3 Co l or Theory and Practice . . . . . . . . ............ .......... . ... 3 Publication & Book De sign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Dimensional Design Co n cepts in Motion ..................... . ........... 3 Communication D esign Internship ........... . . . . . " " 3 Graphic Design Production and Pre-Pres s I (CCD) . . .... . ........... 3 Total ..... . . . ............... . . ............. . . . .............. 36 Choose 12 hours art electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 It is recommended that the student take a sequence of three courses in computer imaging , photography or printmaking as part of the electives. Tot al for the Concentra tion.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 48 COMPUTER IMAGING CONCE N TRATIO N Co mput e r Imaging stu d ents mus t take ART 1180 Introdu c tion to Computers in Art as a fou ndatio n course. T h e following courses are required for the concentration: Semester Hours ART 2180 Beginning Computer I maging I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 ART 2190 Beginning Computer I maging U . . . . . • . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . ......••....... 3 ART 3077 Understanding Visual Language .............. . ........ .......... . . . ..... 3 ART 3410 Digita l Video Art......... . ....................... ............... 3 ART 3440 Color Theory and Practice . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 4190 Interactive Multimedia Art .......................... ................... 3 ART 4510 Advanced Computer Imaging ............ . . ....... ....... . . . . . . ....... . . 3 ART 4843 Directed Studies in Computer Imaging ........•. . . . ....................... 3 Total....... . . ................................ .... .......... . . . . ........... . 24

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108 SCHOOL O F LE TTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Choose a sequence of three courses from any other s tudio concentration ........ ............... 9 Choose 15 hours art e l ectives .... . . . . ........................ .................. . ... 15 Comput e r imaging students may app l y COM 3680 Internet Do c ument Design for Technical Communicators to the art elective requirement. Recommended: ART 3980 Cooperative Education Internship. Toto/for the Concentration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . .......... ..... . 48 D RAWING CONCENTRATION Dra wing students must take ART 1110 Basi c Drawing II as a foundation course. Choose 18 hours from : ART 2100 BeginningLifeDrawing. . ....... . ... . ..... . .... ................ 3 ART 3100 Intermediate Drawing .................... . . . ...•............ . ...... . . . 3 ART 3140 Drawing the Human Head . . . ....................... . ....... . .......... 3 ART 3170 Intermediate Life Drawing ................................. ..... . .•.. . . 3 ART 4090 Advanced Life Drawing ...................... ..... . . ........ .... ...... 3 ART 4100 Advanced Drawing I. .... ........... ...... ..................... ...... . 3 ART 4110 Advanced Drawing lJ . ...•........ ... .... . ...............•.... ....... . 3 ART 4120 Advanced Drawing ill ........................ ............ ........... . 3 Total ..... . .......... ... ..............................•........ . .............. 18 Choose 15 hours from painting and printm aking . ......... . . ......... . . . •... . . ....•..... 15 Choose 15 hours from art electives ............... . .... . ..... . . . . . . . ........ . ........ 15 (At least 3 hours from sculpture , ceramics or jewelry / metalsmithing) Total for th e Con c entration . ..................................... .... . . . ........... 48 J EWELRY D ESIGN AND METALSMlTHlNG CONCENTRATI O N Jewelry D esign and Metalsmithin g s tudents must take IND 1470 P erspective Dra wing as part of their foundation coursewo rk . The following courses are required for the concentration : Semester Hours ART 2300 Beginning Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . ...... 3 ART 2650 B eginning Metalwork and Jewelry Making . . . .......•............ . ......... 3 ART 3310 Functional Sculpture . . . ............................. ............ ..... . 3 ART 3440 Co lor Theory and Pra ctice . ... ......... . . . . . . . ..... ... ................. 3 ART 3650 Int ermediate Metalwork and Jewelry Making . .......•............ .......... 3 ART 4650 Advanced Meta lwork and Jewelry Making I ................... ....... . ..... 3 ART 4660 Advanced Metalwork and Jewelry Making U . . . . . . . . • . . . . ....••........... 3 ART 4670 A d vanced Metalwork and Jewelry Making ill ....... ...... . . . . . ............ 3 ART 4845 Directed Studies in Jewelry and Metal .......... . . ............... . ........ 3 Total......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ .... . . . .... .... . .... . ...... 27 Choose 6 hours from: ART 2600 B eginning Ceramics. . . . . . . . . . . . ........ ...... . ......... . . . ... ... . . . 3 ART 3300 Int ermediate Sculpture ............... ......... . . ........ . . . . .... ...... 3 ART 3320 Glassworking ................. . ..... ................ ... . • .... ...... . 3 ART 3840 Directed Studio Projects I .......... ....... .... . . ... ....... . ...... . . . . 1-4 IND 1200 Introduction to Ge n eral Metals : Cold Metals ................ . . .... ..... .... 2 IND 1220 Intr oduction to General Metals: Hot Metals ... . ........ . . .... ... ........... 2 Total ........................................ .................... . ..•..... .... . 6 Choose 15 hours art elective s .............. . ......... ............. . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . 15 Total for the Con ce ntrati o n ................... ...... . . .......••........•........... 48 P AINTING CONCENTRATI O N P ainting studen t s must take ART 1110 Basic Drawing 11 as a foundation course. The following courses are required for the concentration: Semester Hours ART 2150 Beginning Painting .................................... ............... 3 ART 3150 .Intermediate Painting . . . ............................ . .... . . .... ....... 3 ART 3440 Co l or Theory and Practice .....•. ...... ........................... . . ... 3 ART 4150 Advanced Painting I ............... .... . .......... .................... 3 ART 4160 Advanced Painting lJ ........••..... ....••......... •... . . ....•. . . . . . . . 3 ART 4170 Advanced Painting ill ..................... . .... .... . ............ . . .... 3 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . . . ..................... . . . . . .......... 1 8 Choose 15 hours from drawing , life drawing , figure painting, printmaking and watermedia . ..... . 15 Choose 15 hours art elective s ... ................ . ......... . ............. . .......... 15 T o tal for th e Con ce ntration ...... . ............ . ................. ................... 48

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 109 PHOTOGRAPHY CONCENTRATIO N Photogr aphy stude nt s must take ART 1180 Introdu c tion to Computers in Art as a foundation course. The following courses are required for the concentration: Semester Hour s ART 2200 Beginning Photography . . ..... . ....................................... 3 ART 2180 Beginning Computer Imaging I ........ .................. . .............. 3 ART 3070 History of Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 3090 Art and Cultural Heritage .................. . ........................... 3 ART 3200 Intermediate Photograph y .................•............................ 3 ART 3440 Color Theory and Practice ........ . . .... .......... ......... .......... . . 3 ART 4200 Advanced Photography I ................... ....... ... ... ...•.......... 3 ART 4210 Advanced Photography II.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... , . . . . . . . 3 ART 4220 Advanced Photography IIJ . . ...... . . . . ......................•••........ 3 Total . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 27 Choose a seque n ce of three courses from any other studio concentration ......... . .... . . . . . .... 9 Choose 12 hours art electives .. . . . .. .. . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . 12 Suggestions: ART 3980 Cooperative Edu c ation Int ernsh ip, ART 3290 Photojournalism/ , ART 4290 Pho tojournali sm II, ART 4240 Photography Assistancship . Total for the Concentration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................... 4 8 PRINTMAKING CONCENTRATIO N Printmaking students must take both ART Ill 0 Basic Drawing II and ART 1180 Introdu c tion to Com puters in Art. ART I 180 will be counted in the concentration. The following courses are required for the concentration: Semester H ours ART 1180 Introduction to Computers in An . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 ART 2180 Beginning Computer Imaging I . . . . . . . . . ..... . ............... .... 3 ART 2250 Beginning Printmaking ............................................ . ... 3 Select 2 courses (6 hours ) from: ART 3250 Intermediate Printmaking (Lithography) ART 3260 Intermediate Printmaking ( Intaglio ) ART 3270 Intermediate Printmaking ( Silkscreen ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 ART 3440 Color Theory and Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Select 2 courses (6 h ours) of upper division drawing courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 ART 4250 Advanced Printmaking I . ....... . ...................................... 3 ART 4260 Advanced Printmaking II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... . . 3 ART 4270 Advanced Printmaking III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... 3 Total. Choose : ............................... . . . ...... 33 I course (3 hours) in ceramics, jewelry / metalsmithing or sculpture .. ................ 3 12 hours art electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . ...•.... . . ... .. 12 Total for th e Concentration ... . . . . . . . 48 SCULPTURE CONCENTRATION Sculpture students may take either ART I I 10 Ba sic Drawing !I or IND 1470 Persp ec tiv e Drawing as a foundation course. Students may also take ART 1180 Intr oduction to Computers in Art which will be counted in the concentration. The following courses are required for the concentration: Semester Hours ART 1180 Introduction to Compu t ers in An . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 2300 Beginning Sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 2600 Beginning Ceramics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 2650 Beginning Metalw or k and Jewelry Making .......... . . ..................... 3 ART 3300 Intermediate Sculpture . . . ......................................... 3 ART 3440 Color Theory and Practice ................. ........ . ..... .............. 3 ART 4300 Advanced Sculpture I .... . . . . ................... ........ .... . . ........ 3 ART 4310 Advanced Sculpture II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . .............. . 3 ART 4320 Advanced Sculpture Ill . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................. ..... . . ...... . . 3 Total .... . . .......... . . . .......................... . ....................... . . . . 27 Choose a seq uence of three courses from any other s tudio concentration ....... ...... . ......... 9 Choose 12 hours of an electives. Recommended: Art 1300 Introdu c tion to Woodworking ART 3310 Fun c tional Sculpture , ART 3320 Glassworking , ART 4849 Dire c ted Studies in S c ulptur e ...... . . 12 Total for th e Conc e ntration . . ................................... 48

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110 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ART EDU C ATION CONCENTRATION Specific General Studies Requirements see your advisor for details EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultura l Urban Secondary Schools (Social Science) ............................... ..................... 3 EDS 3200 Educational P syc ho l ogy Applied to Teaching (Social Science) .................. 3 MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematics l (Math) ......................................... 4 SPE I 010 Public Speaking (Communication) .... . ............... ......... . ......... 3 General Studies for Art Edu cation students . . . .............•.................... ....... 34 Foundation Courses ART 1100 Basic Drawing I..... . ........ . ..................•............... 3 ART 1180 Introduction to Computers in Art ........................................ 3 ART 1200 Design Proces ses and Concepts I ........................................ 3 ART 1210 Design P rocesses an d Concepts ll ...... .................................. 3 ART 2001 Wor l d Art 1 : Art befo r e 1 200 . . ...•........................ ............. 3 ART 2002 World Art ll: Art since 1200................... . . . . ......•...... 3 Total , Foundation Cours es ........... . . . . ............. ............................ 1 8 Courses for the Co n centration in Art Ed u cation ART 2 1 50 Beg in ning Painti11g. . ..... . .................... , ........• ... .. 3 ART 2200 B eginnin g Photography ........•...............................•...... 3 ART 2250 Beg inn ing Printmaki n g ................................. . ........ ... . . . 3 ART 2300 Beg i nning Sculpture .................. ................................ 3 ART 2600 Beginning Ceramics ............ . . .... ................................ 3 ART 2650 Beginning Metalwork and Jewelry Making ..... , ...................... . .... 3 ART 3011 Artofthe201hand21"Centuries ..................... .............. . . . . . 3 ART 3090 Art and Cultural Heritage .... ...... . .......... . ........................ 3 ART 3380 Introduction to Art Education . .......................................... 4 ART 4010 Modern Art History: Theory and C r itic i sm (senior experience) .................. 3 ART 4380 Art Methods K 1 2 ............ . . .... . . ............ ......... .... . ..... 4 ART 4580* Student Teaching a n d Seminar: Ele m e nt ary K-6 ............................ 6 ART 4590* Student Teaching a n d Seminar: Seco n dary 7-12........... .... ... . . . . . 6 ART 4750 Senio r Experience Stud io: Portfolio D eve l opment and Thes i s Exhibit (senio r experience) ................................................... 3 EDS 3120 Fie l d Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools ................... 2 RDG 3280 Teaching Literacy Skill Development in the Content Areas . ............... . . . . 4 SED 3600 The Exceptional Learner in the Classroom ........................... . ..... 3 Emphasis area see below . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 to 15 Total , Art Education Concentration Courses .......... .......... ........... . .... . . 7 1 to 74 Total for th e degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 to 126 Choose an emphasis from those listed below : Ceramics ART 3600 ART 4600 ART 4610 I n t ermediate Ceramics ... . . . . .... ............ . ....... . . . . ............ . 3 Advanced Ceramics I . .................................. , ......... , ... 3 Advanced Ceramics II ....... . . ........................ . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 ART 4620 Advanced Ceramics Ill ........... ..................................... 3 Total............................ . ... 12 Computer Imaging ART 2180 Beginning Computer I maging I ........•..........•..................... 3 ART 3410 D igital Video Art ............. .... ...... .......•..................... 3 ART 4190 Interactive Multimedia Art ....................... , ........... .......... 3 ART 4510 Advanced Computer Imaging ....... . . ..•....................•.......... 3 ART 4843 Directed Studies in Computer Imaging ....................... .... . . . . . .... 3 Total .. Drawing . ............. 1 5 ART 1 110 B asic Drawing U ......................•............................. 3 ART 3100 I ntermediate Drawing .......................................•.... . . ... 3 ART 4100 Advanced Drawing I. ......•...........•......... , ..... .......... ..... 3 ART 4110 Advanced Drawing ll ......................... ........................ 3 ART 4120 Advanced Drawing []J ....• , . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . • . • . . . . . . . 3 Total ................ . . . 15

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 111 Jewelr y Design and Metalsmithing ART 3650 Intermedi ate Metalwork and Jewelry Making ... . ........................... 3 ART 4650 Advanced Metalwork and Jewelry Making l . . . .......................... 3 ART 4660 Advanced Metalwo rk and Jewelry Making ll ............................... 3 ART 4670 Advanced Metalwork and Jewelry Making Ill .... . .....•.............. . .... 3 Total.......................... . . ........................................... 12 Painting ART 3150 ART 3 1 80 ART 4150 ART 4160 ART 4170 T otal . . Intermediate Painting . ....................................... ......... 3 Watermedia ....................................................... . 3 Advanced Painting I .....•. .......•........• . ....... .................. 3 Advanced Painting U . . . . • • . . . . . . . • . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . • . . .•... . .... 3 Advanced Painting []I. ....•.................................. . 3 . ...... ........................................... 15 Photograph y ART 3200 Intermediate Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... ........ 3 ART 4200 Advanced Photography I . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . 3 ART 4210 Advanced Photography ll ............................ .................. 3 ART 4220 Advanced Photography Ill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................... 3 Total .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................................... 12 Printmaking ART 3250 Intermediate Printmaking (Lithography) -orART 3260 Intermediate Printmaking (Intaglio) -or ART 3270 ART 4250 ART 4260 ART 4270 Int ermediate Printmaking (Silkscreen) ....................•............... 3 Advanced Printmaking I . . . . ................... ... ............. 3 Advanced Printmaking 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....•.............. . 3 Advanced Printmaking III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 3 Total .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Sculpture ART 3300 ART 4300 ART 4310 ART 4320 Intermediate Sculpture ........................................... . . . . . 3 Advanced Sculpture I . . . . . . . . • . . ....... . .................. 3 Advanced Sculpture ll ...................................... .......... 3 Advanced Sculpture II I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................... . 3 Total .......... . .... . . . . . ..... 12 *Student t eac hing is composed of daily foil-time work during 16 weeks, sp lit 8 and 8 weeks between elementary and secondary levels. ART 4580 i s dual-listed with EDU 4/90; ART 4590 is dual-listed with EDS4290 . ln addition to field experiences included in required course wo rk, students must present evidence of hav ing completed at l east 200 hours of work with children. This may be accomplished through a variety of community organizations and institutional activities. Students should plan their volunteer work in con s ultat ion with the art education advisor. Students must also achieve satisfactory scores on the state licensure examination . See your advisor for more information. Students see king teacher licensure should read the teacher lic ensure sections of this Catalog and stay in regular contact with their advisors. ART LICENSURE ONLY: K-12 Coursework in tea c her licensure is availab l e through the Art Department. An exi ting BFA in a studio area i s r eq uir ed. Required Courses Semester H o ur s ART 3380 Introduction to Art Education. . ......... . . . ...................... 4 ART 4380 Art Methods K -12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... ................ 4 ART 4580* Stude nt Teaching and Seminar : Elementary K-6 ........................ . . . . 6 ART 4590* Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7-1 2 ......... .... . . .............. 6 EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Multicultural U rban Secondary Schools . .............. 3 EDS 3120 Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools ................... 2 EDS 3200 Educational Psychology Applied to Teaching ....................... ........ 3 RDG 3280 Teaching Literac y Skill Development in the Content Areas ..... . .............. 4 SED 3600 The Exceptional Learner in the Classroom . . . . . .... . . .............•........ 3 Total .. ........................................ ........................ 35

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112 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES *Student t eac hing is co mp osed of daily full-tim e work during 16 weeks, split 8 and 8 weeks b etwee n e le m e ntm y and sec ondary l evels. ART 4580 i s dual-listed with EDU 4190; ART 4590 is dual-li s t e d w ith EDS4290. In addition to field experience s include d in required course work , stude nts must present evide nc e of hav ing completed at lea s t 200 hour s of work with children. This may be accomplished through a var iety of community organizat i ons and institutiona l activities. Students should plan their volunt eer work in con sultation with the art education advisor. Licensure studen t s must tak e MTH 1610 Integrat e d Math e mati cs I and must pa ss a public speaki n g course (SPE I 0 I 0) with a grade of " B " or better or obtain a waiver. Students mu s t also achieve sat i s factory s core s on the state licen ure examination . Se e your advisor for more information. Student s seeking teaching lice nsure s hould read the teacher licen s ure section of this Ca tal og, and they should stay in regular contact with their advisors . Art Major for Bachelor of Arts ART HISTOR Y AND ART THEORY/CRITICISM CONCENTRATI O N Foundation Requirement s Seme s ter Hours ART 1100 Basic Dra wi n g ! . ..................... . ..•.........•.... .... ...... . . . 3 ART Ill 0 B asic Drawin g ll -orART 1180 Intr oduc tion to Co mput ers in Art ................... ................ ..... 3 ART 1200 Desi g n Proce sses and Concepts I ................................... ..... 3 ART 1210 Design Proce sses and Concepts ll ...... . . . .......................... ..... 3 ART 2001 World Art l: Art before 1 200 ........................................... 3 ART 2002 Wor l d Art 0 : Art since 1 200 .................•............ . ............. 3 T o tal Foundation R eq uir emen t s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................... , .... 1 8 Foundation courses must be comp leted before proceeding. A RT 2 1 50 Beginning P ainting -orART 2250 Beginning Printmaking -orART ART 2300 2200 Beginning Sculpture ...... . . ........ . . . . .............................. 3 Beginning Photography -orART 2180 Beginning Com puter Imagin g ! . . . . . . .......... . ........................ 3 Choose one of the following: ART 3078 His tory of Communication D esign -orART 3070 History of Ph otography -orART 3074 Print History ................................ ...... . .... . 3 ART 3011 Art of the 20 and 2 151 Centuries .... ................. . ............ . .... . 3 Total ..........................................• , ............................. 12 Art Hi s tory and Art Theory / Criticism e l ectives: Choose 6 c ourses ( 18 hours ) from the following . At l east one course must be in art theory and criticism (see advisor for designated courses): ART 3000 Art Nouveau ART 3012 A Retrospective View of Mod ern Art ART 3030 History of Art Between World Wars ART 3041 African Art : The Niger to the Atlas Mountain s ART 3042 African Art : The Nile to the Ca pe ART 3043 5000 Year s of Eg yptian Art ART 3050 The Medieval Arti st: Vari able Topics ART 3060 The Renais sa nce Artist: Variable Topics ART 3080 The Baroque Artist: Variable Topics ART 3090 Art & Cultural Heritage* ART 3160 Art Hi story : Theo ret i ca l Approaches to Art ART 3910 Site Specifi c Studies in Art History : Variable Topic s ART 3950 Women 's Art/Women ' s I ss ue s Total , Art Hi s t ory and Art Theory/ Critici s m e le c ti ves .................................... 18

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 113 ART 4010 Modem Art His tory : Theory a nd Criticism (senior experience) ..... 0 0 ••••• • 0 •••• 3 ART 4755 Exhibiting the Art Object (s enior e xperience). . . . . . ..... 0 0 0 0 0 • • 0 • • 0 • ••• 3 Total f o r the maj o r . . . . . . . . . . . .... 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • • • • 54 General Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 • • • • • • 33 Two consecutive semesters of the same foreign language•• ... 0 0 • • • • ••••• 0 0 • • 6-10 Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . 23-27 T o tal for the d e gr ee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 A minimum of 27 upper-divi s ion art hour s required . A minimum o f 40 upper-division hour s total ar e requir e d for the degree. * ART 3090 ma y b e tak e n for the multi c ultural re quir e m e nt . ••stude nt s w h o e nt e r e d co ll ege w ith flu e n cy in a lan g u age (or lan g u ages) othe r than Eng lis h ar e e n co ur age d to s tud y a lan g uage w ith w hi c h they ar e unfamiliar . Stud e nt s w ith a goo d hi g h s c h oo l b ac k g r o und in a for e i g n lan g ua ge m ay tak e int e rm e di a t e o r adva n ce d co ur ses in that l a n guage. o r s tu dy a n ew l a n g ua ge . The second se m es t e r of ce rtain for e i gn langu ages may b e a pplied t o the genera l s tudi es r e quir e m e nt . Note : four semesters of French or German are required for entr a nc e int o mo s t graduate programs in art history and art theory / criticism . Both French and German are required for entrance into Ph.D . program s in art hi s tory , and doctoral research often require s re s earch in at least one additi o n a l language . Minor s are optional for art m ajors. MINOR IN STU DIO ART Required Courses Seme s ter Hour s ART 1100 Basic Dra w ing I . . . . 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • •••• • • • 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • • •••• • • • ••••••••• 3 ART 1110 Basic Drawing 11 -orART 1180 Introduction t o C o mputers in Art ... 0 0 •• •• 0 0 0 0 0 • ••• 0 0 0 0 0 ••• • 0 0 0 0 0 0 ••• 0 ••• 3 ART 1200 Design Proce sses and Conc e pts I ........ . . 0 0 •••••• 0 0 0 • •••• • • 0 •••••••••• • 3 ART 1210 Des ign Pro c e s ses and Concept s ll . . o o ••••• • o o • ••••• • o o o ••• • • • o o • • ••••••• • 3 ART 2001 World An 1 : Art before 1200 .......... 0 o. • 0 0 o • •••••• 0 0 •••••• o ••• 3 ART 2002 World Art 11: Art s ince 1200 ....... . .... . o o o ••••••• o •••••••• o o •••••• o • • • 3 Studio Art Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••• • • 0 0 • • • • • 0 •••• 9 Minimum of six upper-divi s ion art hour s required Total . . . . .... .................... . .................. 27 MINOR IN ART HIST OR Y AND ART T HEORY/ CRITI CISM Required Courses Seme s ter Hours ART 2001 World Art 1 : Art before 1200 ...... 0 0 •• •• 0 0 •••••• • 0 0 • • • • •••• • • • ••••••••• 3 ART 2002 World Art !1: Art s ince 1200 . .... . . .. 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 •••••••• 0 0 •••••• o • • • 3 ART 30 II Art of the 20th and 21" Centurie s -or-ART 3012 A Retro s pectiv e View of M odem Art . . . ... 0 0 • • • • ••• 0 0 ••• •••• 0 0 o ••••• o o ••• 3 ART 3XXX Upper Divi s ion Art His tory Elective .... . . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0. 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 . 0 •••• 3 ART 3XXX Upper Divi s ion Art Theory Elective ... . ... o o ••••••• o o •••••••• o ••••• • • o • • • 3 Art Electives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 0 0 0 0 0 0 •••• 0 0 0 0 • • • ••• 0 0 • • • • • • • ••• 6 M inirnum of nine upper division art hours required Total ....................... . . ................. ... 21 DIGITAL MEDIA MINOR, SEE PAGE 124 OF TIDS CATALOG. BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE PROGRAM Department of Sociology and Anthropology Major for Bachelor of Arts This is a distributed major , offering students a structured overview of the social sciences. This program emp h asizes breadth of coverage with a focu s in an area selected by the student. This major is particu larly applicable for students interested in teacher licensure at the elementary and secondary levels. The student must have preliminary approval of the s elected program by an advisor from the Sociology and Anthropology Department. A minimum of 12 upper-division hours in the major must be taken at MSCD .

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114 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Required Courses Semester Hours ANT 1310 Introdu ction to Cultura l Anthropology ..... . . ......•.............. . . ...... 3 ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro .......... ................ .... . . ....... . 3 HIS 1220 American History since 1865 ..........•........•....... ................ 3 PSC I 0 lO American National Government ................ ................. . ....... 3 PSY I 00 I Introductory Psychology ........ ... ........................•.......... . 3 SOC I 0 lO Introdu ction to Sociology ........................................ ...... 3 Subtotal ...................................•.... .................... .......... 18 ELECTED Focus ln addition to the introductory course , each student must select 12 hours in one of the following social science disciplines: anthropology , economics , history, political cience, psychology, or socio l ogy. A minimum of 9 upper-division hours must be selected with the approval of an advisor. Subtotal ............................................................. . . . ..... . 12 GENERAL ELECTrVES An add it ional 12 hours mus t be se l ected from any of the disciplines outside of the electe d focus . Courses may be selec ted from anthropo l ogy, economics, history, political science, psychology , or soci ology . At least 9 of these hours must be upper-division. No more than 6 hours may be taken in any one disc i pline. Subtotal ...... . .....•.....................• ..... ....•....... . ................ . 12 Total ............................................ ............................. 42 GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS The student is expected to complete all General Studies requirements as stated in this Catalog . The stu dent may use up to 6 h ours from the required courses for the behavioral science major to complete the social science component. SENIOR EXPERIE CE Selection of a Senior Experience course will vary according to the studen t's needs . Students seeking teacher licensure must select student teaching. Other students may select the capstone course in their focus or the applied anthropology course currently being de velope d by the department. Students desiring teacher licensure sho uld see an advisor in the teacher education program. No minor is offered. BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT The Biology Department offers two majors , the bache l or of science in biology and the bachelor of arts in biology . While it is not necessary to de c lare a concentration within these majors , a student may choose to emphasize b otany , medica l technology , microbiology , zoology, cell and molecular biolo gy, or human biology . Supportive courses as ociated with paramedical studies and crirninalistics, as well as general courses for enrichment of the nonscience student's background , are offere d by the department. Students seeking secondary licensure i n science sho uld see an advisor in the teacher educatio n pr ogram as well as the Biology D epartment. Students interested in prep aration for medi cal choo l or other health professions shoul d co ntact the Biology Department for specialize d advising . A senior exit exam, administered and required b y the department , must be taken during the semester of anticipated graduation . The Biology Department main office is located in Science Building , room 213 , 303-556-3213 . A biology minor is offered to stu dents with related majors or a s pecial interest in the field . Guidelines for Field Experience!I nternship/Practic u m/Works hop / Cooperative E ducation Co ur ses No more than four semester credit hours with the follo wing course n umb e r s will b e a ppli ed toward the 40 semester hours of biology courses r equired for graduation : BIO 2888 , 2980, 2990, 3970, 3980, 4888, 4980 and 4990. However , the additional credits with the above course numbe r s may be applied toward genera l elective hours. Senior Ex p e rience for Biolo gy Majo r s A student majoring in biology may fu l fill the Senior Experience requirement with any co ur se approved for the purpose. Any biolo gy course approved for Sen i or Experience credit may be counted toward the Senior Experience requirement, or toward a biology major/biology minor , but not both .

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 115 Biology Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses BIO I 080 General lntroduction to Biolo gy ........................ . B I O 1090 Gener al I ntroduction to Biology Laboratory . . . . ........... . Semester Hours . .. 3 . .. I B I O 3600 General Genetics . . . . . . . . ... ................. . . .. 4 Select two of the following : B I O 2100 General Botany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . .. 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology.............. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology.... . .... . ...... . ............. . 5 Select one of the following: B I O 3550 Urban Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 4 B I O 4510 Microbial Ecology ......... . ........ ..................... ............ 4 B I O 4540 Plant Ecology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . 4 B!O 4550 Animal Ecology. . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. ....... 4 Subtotal . . .................... ................... , , ....... , , ........ .......... 22 Electi ves Biology courses selected from the 2000, 3000-, and 4000-level series , a nd approved by faculty advisor in the Biol ogy Department , must be completed to bring the t o tal of biology course approved for the major to 40 se mester h ours. Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... . . . . 1 8 At lea s t 21 semes ter hours ( in c luding ge n etics, eco lo gy a nd 14 c r edi t s of upper-divi sion e lecti ves) must be from th e 3000and 4000-level courses of the Bi o l ogy Dep artment. Total . . . . ... . . . .......... . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . .. 40 R equir e d on-Biology Courses One year of college general chemi try with lab , one se mester of upper-divi s ion organic c hemistry , one semester of uppe r -d i vision biochemistry, and one year of mathemati cs s tart i ng with MTH Ill 0 or above , are requisites for th e bachelor of science major in biology. Biology Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses B IO 1080 General Introduction to Biology ....................... . Semester H o u r s ... 3 B I O I 090 General introduction to B iolog y Lab o ratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I BIO 3600 General Genetics ............................ . ... .. . . . 4 Select two of the following : B I O 2100 General Botan y ................ . . . . . . . . .............................. 5 B I O 2200 General Zoology...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... . . . . . . .... 5 BlO 2400 General Microbiology ................... . . . . . . . . . . ........ ...... . ..... 5 Se l ect one of the following : B I O 3550 Urban Ecology . . . . ....... .... ............... . ..... ....... . . . . . . . .... 4 B I O 4510 Microbial Ecology .............•.................•........... . . . . . . . . 4 B IO 4540 Plant Ecology ......... ................. ................ . .... . ....... 4 BI O 4550 Animal Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 4 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Electives B iology courses se l ected from the 2000, 3000, and 4000l evel series, a nd approved by faculty a dvisor s in the Biology Department , must be completed to bring the tot a l of biology courses approved for th e major to 40 se mester hours . E l ectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ .... . ..... 18 At lea s t 21 semester hour s (includ . ing the genetics, ecology and 14 cre dit s of upper-di vis ion electives) mu s t be from the 3000and 4000-leve l cour ses of the Bi o l ogy Dep artment. Total........ . . . . . . . . . .......................... . ............ 40 Required Non-Bi o logy Courses One year of genera l chemistry (e qui va l e nt t o the pre se nt courses C H E II 00 and CHE 21 00) . BOTANY C ONCE NTRATION Req u irements for either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of sc ience major in biology must be satisfied , a nd the 40 hours of bio l ogy courses must inc l ude BIO 2100 a n d 810 4540 , and 1 5 semester hours from the following botany e l ectives:*

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116 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES E l ective Co ur ses Seme s t e r Hours 810 3140 Plant Physiology ... . ................ ................................. 5 BfO 3160 Plant Ana t omy an d Morphology ................................... . ..... 4 810 3 180 Vascular Plant Taxonomy .... ....... ......................... . , ... . .... 4 810 4 160 Mycology ................................ .......................... 4 810 4850 Evo lution .......................................................... 3 Subtotal ... .... . . .... .... . ...... ....... . . ... .................................. 1 5 *B/0 3050 is app li cab l e t o the fields of botany, microbiology, and zoo l ogy and i s r eco mm ende d as an additio n a l e le c tiv e for a ll thr ee areas of co n cen tr atio n . MEDI CAL T ECHN O L OGY CONCENTRAT IO N Student s mu s t sat isfy the requir e m e nts l isted for the bachelor of sc i ence major i n biology, i n c lud ing BIO 2400. Students must also take 810 3350, BIO 4440, and BIO 4450. Additional hours must b e taken from th e courses lis ted below to complete the 2 1 hours of upper-division cour es and a tota l of 40 semeste r credit hour s i n biology. Elective Courses Semester Hours 810 321 0 His t o logy..... . .......•............... . ........................ 4 810 3270 P a r as itol ogy . .... . . ......... , . . . . . .................................. 4 810 3360 Animal Ph ysiology ..........•.................. . ....... . ........... . . 4 810 4 160 Mycology ... ............................ . .................•........ 4 Subtotal ..................... ...... .................................... ....... 16 I.NTERNS IHP Completion of a medical technology intern s hip at an approved schoo l of medica l tec h nology. Requir e d Non-Biology Courses Th e st udent mu s t satisfy the requirements lis ted for non-biology courses for th e bac h e l or of sc i e n ce major in biology and complete the req u irem e nt s for a m i nor in chemistry. MIC ROBIO L OGY CONCENTRATION Students must satisfy the requiremen t s list ed for the bachelor of science major in biology, including 810 2400. Students must also take B I O 3350, 810 4400 , BIO 4450 , and BIO 4470 . Addit i o n a l ho ur s from the course s Lis ted below or appropriate omnibus courses , as se l ec t ed b y th e s tud ent a nd a ppro ve d by the microbiology facu l ty, must be taken to co mp l e t e the 21 hours of upp e r -d i vision cou r ses an d a tot a l of 40 se m es ter h our s in biology . • E l ect ive Courses Semeste r H ours 810 3270 Parasito l ogy . . . . . . .................. , . .... ..................... 4 810 4 160 Mycology ....................... . ........................... . . . .... 4 810 4440 Virology ........................................................... 3 *B/ 0 3050 is app l icable to the fields of bo t any. mic r ob i o l ogy, and zoo l ogy and i s recommended as an additional e l ec t ive for all thre e co ncentrations . R equired on -Biolo gy Cou r ses The s tud ent must satisfy the r e quirement s lis t ed for non -bio l ogy c ourse s for the b ac helor of science major in biology including o n e course in biostatistics or calculus an d a co mputer science co ur se to fulfill the required one year of college mathematics. In addition , the s tudent mus t complete CHE 3000 , C H E 30 I 0 , CHE 4320, and one year of college phy s i cs. ZOOL OGY CONCENTRATI O N Students m u s t sa t i sfy th e requireme nts for the bac h e l o r of science m ajor in b i o l ogy a n d mu s t inc l u d e i n t h e 40 se m es t e r hours of biolo gy courses BIO 2200 and BIO 4550 and 1 5 se m este r hours fro m the fol lowin g list of zoology electives:* E l ect ive Co ur ses Seme s te r Hours 810 3210 His t ology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................... 4 810 3220 Comparative Verteb r ate Anatomy ....................... . . . .... .......... 5 810 3270 P a r asi tol ogy ........................•.........••................... . 4 810 3340 End ocrinology . ..........•....................... . .................. 3 810 3360 Animal Physiology ..................................... ...• . . ...... . . 4 810 4280 Ornitholo gy ........................••......... , •........ , .......... 4 810 4810 Vertebrate Embryology ...................... .... .... . ................. 4 Subtolal ........................................... . . ... ... .... ............... 1 5 *B/0 3050 is applicable I a I he fields of botany, mi crob i ology, and zoo l ogy and is recommended as an additional e l ec tive for all three concenlralions.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 117 CELL AND MOLECULAR CONCENTRATION Students must satisfy the requirements for a bachelor of science major in biology and must include 810 2400 , 810 3050 , and 810 4510 . This concentration requires a total of 42 s emester hours of biology courses including 810 273 Methods in Cell Biol ogy and Immunol ogy and 810 274 Nucle i c A c id Tec h niques and Molecular Cloning, which must be successfully completed at the Community College of Aurora , and at least I 0 semester hours from the following list of electives : BIO 3210 Histology........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 4 BIO 3270 Parasitolog y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....•.......... 4 BIO 3340 Endocrinology . . . . . . . . ........................ . . .............. . 3 BIO 3350 Immun ology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 4 BIO 4050 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 B I O 4400 Microbial Phy siology . . . . . ........................ ... . . ......... . . 4 BIO 4440 Virology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .•...................... . .............. 3 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology ................................. . ............ 5 BIO 4470 Microbial Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................... 4 BIO 3980 / 4980 lntem s hip / lndependent Study ........ ... ......... ... ................. 2 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . .. .. . . . . ....... ......... . ...... I 0 Required Nnnbiology Course s The student must satisfy the requirements lis ted for nonbiology courses for the bachelor of scie nce major in biology and complete the requirement s for a minor or second major in chemistry. HUMAN BIOLOGY CONCENT RATIO N This is a concentration recommended for pre-health sciences careers s uch as pre-nur si ng , preph armacy, pre -ph ysician assistant and pre-physical therapy. Students must satisfy the requirements for the bache lor of science major in biology and must include 810 2200 , 2310 , 2320, 2400, and either 3550 or 4510. This concentration requires a total of 43 semester hours of biology courses with I 4 semester hour s from the following list of e lecti ves: BIO 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology ... .......... . ................. ...•......... 4 BIO 3210 Histology ......................................................... . 4 BIO 3270 Parasitology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ............ ......... 4 BIO 3320 Advanced Human Physiology ............ . ............ .... . .... . . ....... 4 BIO 3330 Advanced Human Cadaver Anatomy ..................................... 4 B10 3340 Endocrinology .................................................. .... 3 BIO 3350 Immun ology . ..... . . . . ............. . . . .... . . ........ .... ............ 4 BIO 3471 BiologyofWomen .......................... ... ...................... 3 BIO 4440 Virology ......... ... ...... ............ ....... . . . . ........ . . ........ 3 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology . . . . . . . . • . . . ............. . ....... ..... 5 BIO 4810 Vertebrate Embryology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 810 4850 Evolution ........................................................ . . 3 Required Nonbiology Courses The stu dent must satisfy the requirements listed for non biology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology. MINOR IN BIOLOGY Required Courses Semester Hour s 810 I 080 General Introduction to Biology . . . . . . . . . . .......................... ... . 3 BLO 1090 Ge n eral intr oduction to Biology Laboratory ................................ I Select two of the following (BIO 2310 and 2320 are co nsidered one s election): BIO 2100 General Botany....... . . ................................. 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology ............................ . .......... .............. 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology. . . . . ... . ............ . ......•........... 5 BIO 2310 , 2320 Human Anatomy and Human Physio log y I and II ............ . . . . . . ....... 8 Select one of the following : BIO 3550 Urban Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . ..•.......... . 4 810 3600 General Genetics ............................. . ...................... 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology . ...... . . . ...... . . . ..•...... . ............... . ...... 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ............. ..... .... ................................. 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology . . . . . . . ......................................... 4 Subt ota l ......................... . .........•... . . . .........•........••... . . . 18-21

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118 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SC I ENCES Electives Biolo gy courses from the 2000-, 3000, and 4000-level series , approved by the Biology Department , must be completed to bring the total of biolo gy courses approved for the minor to 24 semester hours . Total ...... .................. ... .................................... . ......... 24 CHEMIS T R Y DEPARTMENT The Chemistry Department is approved by the American Chemical Society and offers several degree programs: the bachelor of science in chemistry ; bachelor of science in chemistry criminalistics concen tration; and the bachelor of arts in chemistry. Minors in chemistry and criminalistics are also available. Students who plan to pursue a career in chemistry after graduation or plan to attend graduate school in chemistry should choose the bachelor of science in chemistry program . The bachelor of arts in chem istry program is designed for students who plan a career in a field related to chemistry, but who do not intend to attend graduate school in chemistry. The bache l or of arts option, which requires fewer hours, may be especially attractive to those wishing a second major or to those tudents desiring secondary education licensure . Criminalistics is the scientific investigation identification , and comparison of physical evidence for criminal or civil court proceedings . Criminalists must be trained in many disciplines includi n g chem istry, biology , law enforcement, physics , and mathematics. The four-year criminalistics curriculum leads to a bachelor of science degree and includes a half-time internship in a criminalistics laboratory during the senior year. Students in the criminalistics program are encouraged to complete all the requirements for a degree in chemistry approved by the American Chemical Society whi l e completing the criminalistics degree program. Graduates of the prog r am are prepared for em p loyment in c r iminal istics and have completed the requirements for admission to graduate school in chemistry or criminal istics , medical school, dental school , or law school. For further information about the criminalistics programs , students should contact the Chemistry Department. Students seeking secondary education l icensure in science shou l d see an adv i sor in the teacher education program for requirements. The following courses constitute the basic core and are required in all chemistry degree programs except for the minor in chemistry. Basic Core Semester Hours CHE 1800 General Chemistry l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 4 CHE 181 0 General Chemistry II . ....... . ... ............. .............. . . ........ 4 CHE 1 850 General Chemistry Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . . 2 CHE 3000 Analytical Chemistry ............. ........................... . . ....... 3 CHE 30 l 0 Analytical Chemistry Lab oratory ......•.........•.........•........•.... 2 CHE 3 I 00 Organic Chemistry I ....... .... ............ . ....... . ........ . . . ....... 4 CHE 3110 Organic Chemistry I I ............................................... . . 3 CHE 3 120 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory .......•..........•.........•............ 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory ........................................ 2 Total ................... . .......................................... ........... 26 Chemistr y Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 3250 Physi cal Chemistry I. .... ............................................. 4 CHE 3260 Physical Chemistry II ................................................. 4 CHE 3280 Physical Chemistry l Laboratory . . ... ........... .......... ....•.......... 2 CHE 3290 Physical Chemistry ri Laboratory . ............................ . . ...... ... 2 Subtotal ... ................................ . ...•....... . ........ . . .... ........ 12 Electives A minimum of I 0 semester hours in upp er division chemistry courses se lected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department is required. The senior experience in Chemistry (CHE 4950) doe s not count as an e l ective . Students may take any se nior experience approved by the college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... ......... . .............. 10 Total Hour s R e quired .........• .............................. . . .................. 48

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 119 Required Ancillary Courses for Bache l or of Science MTH 1410 Ca l cu lu s I.... . .......................................... .... 4 MTH 241 0 Calculus Tl . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . . ... .............. 4 MTH 2420 Calculus Ill. .............................. . . . . ..................... . 4 PHY 23 I I Gene r a l Physics I -andPHY 2331 General Phy sics II -
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120 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Electives A minimum of two courses: 810 2310 Human Anatomy and Ph ysiology I ....•.................................. 4 BIO 2400 General Microbiology .............•................................... 5 810 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology . ...... ............................. ........ 4 810 3210 Histology ................. ..................... .................... 4 810 3600 General Genetics ......................................•............. 4 Subtotal ...................................................................... 8-9 T o tal for Criminalistics Concenhation ................. ............................ 96-97 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Chemistry Core ......................••.........••.........•...... . ...... . . 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 3190 Survey of Physical C h emistry ............ .....•..........•........•..... 4 CHE 3200 Survey of Phy s ical Chemistry Laboratory ................................. . I Electives A minimum of 6 upper division semester hours in chemistry courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Chemistry Department is required. The senior experience in Chemistry (CHE 4950) does not count as an elective. Stude nt s may take any se nior experience approved by the college. Subtotal .......... ............................................................. 6 Required Ancillary Courses MTH 1410 Calculus I .......................................................... 4 PHY 2010 College Physics l ................................................. . .. 4 Total Ancillary Courses Required .............................. ................. . . . . . 8 Total ........... ...............................................•. . .......•.... 45 MINOR IN CHEMIST R Y Students completing the basic chemistry core (26 hours) qualify for a minor in chemistry . Students may elect to substitute 5 semester hours in othe r upper-division chemistry courses for CHE 3110 and CHE 3130. Core Semester Hours CHE 1800 General Chemistry I ....................... . ..•....................... 4 CHE 1810 General Chemistry II ........................ ......................... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory ........••.........•.........•............ 2 CHE 3000 Analytical Chemistry .............. ................................... 3 CHE 3010 Analytical Chemi try Laboratory ........................ . ...•. . . . ...... . 2 CHE 3100 Organic Chemistry I. .......... ...................................... . 4 CHE 311 0 Organic Chemistry rJ ................................................. 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory ........................................ . 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory .........•............ .................. 2 Total ............................ ................ .......... ............ ....... 26 MINOR IN CRIMIN ALISTICS Required Courses Se m ester H ours CHE II 00 Principles of Chemistry ....... . ............ ....... ... ... ....... ....... 4 CHE 1150 Principles of Chemistry Laboratory .......•.............................. I CHE 2700 Introduction to Criminalistics .. .............. . ............. . ............ 4 CHE 2750 Arson and Explosives ................................................. 3 CHE 2760 Field Te sting and Laboratory Analysis of Drugs ...................•......... I CHE 3600 Cr im e Scene Investigation I ............................ . . . . . ......... . . 4 CHE 3610 Crime Scene Investigation II ............................................ 4 CJC 2120 Evidence and Courtroom Procedures .......•....................•....... . 3 Total. . .................................................................. 24 CHICANA AND CHICANO STUDIES DEPARTMENT The Chicana and Chicano Studies Departm ent offers a bachelor of arts degree in Chicano Studies plus a minor. The Chicana/o and other Latino historical experiences are u sed as points of departure toward expanding awareness of the mult i cu l tural world and the contributions of Chicanas / os. The program is

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 121 designed to assist in the preparation of sc h olar s, human service providers , and teachers. Student s have the following options for majoring in Chicano Studies : major for the bachelor of arts ; and major for the bachelor of arts with teacher licensure in secondary social stud i es. Students can also earn a minor in Chicano Studies. Durin g the fmal semester, students majoring in Chicano Studies will be required to take a comprehen sive assessment test. Chicano Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts The requirements include core courses in the major , basic kno w ledge of the Spanish language, plus a ppro ved electives. R equired Courses Seme s ter Hour s CHS 1000 Introduction to Chican a/ o Studie s ................ . ...................... . 3 CHS I 010 History of Meso-America: Pre Columbi a n and C o l onia l Period s ( HlS 191 0 ) ....... 3 CHS I 020 His tory of the Chican a/ o in the outhwest: 1 810 to Pr esent (HI S 1 92 0 ) ...... . .... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chican a/ o Literature (E G 241 0 ) . . . .... .......... . . ...... . 3 CHS 3100 The Chicana/o Community ( SO C 313 0).. . .... . ........ . .... . . . .... 3 CHS 4850 Research Experience in Chican a/ o Studie s . . ............ .................. . 3 Subtotal .............. .................... . .............•. . ...............•... 1 8 Language Requirements SPA 1010 Elementary Spanish I . . . . . . ........................... 5 SPA 1020 Elementary Spanish II . . . . . . . . . ................. . ........... . . .... ... 5 SPA 2110 Spani s h Reading and Conversati o n I -orSPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Conversation 11 .....•••.......••......•••........... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1 3 Approved Electives• ......................... . ................... 9 Total .............. .................... . . 40 •Nine ( 9) s emester hours of e l ec ti ves in Chi c an o/a Studi es a r e req u i red and mu s t b e se l ect e d in co n s ultati o n with the department c hair . Students pursing secondary licen s ure must t ake the required General Studies courses and the secondary ed uc ation sequence. See the Department of Teacher Education for further information. SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER LICENSURE CONCENTRATION The Chicana/o Studies Department offers this concentration which prepare s student s to become socia l studies teachers in secondary schools . The requirement s include core cour s e s in Chican a/ o Studies , a se quen ce in history , a dd it i ona l courses in social studies , General Studies requirements, and an educa tiona l licensure sequence including student teaching . Student eeking teacher licensure s hould stay in regu l a r contact with the department ad vi or and the education ad v i s or to as s ure the proper course pro gression. Required Courses Seme s ter Hours CHS 1000 Introduction to Chican a/ o Studie s ................. . ...................... 3 CHS 1010 History of Mes o-America: Pre-C o lumbian and Co loni a l Period s ( HlS 1910) . . . .... 3 CHS I 020 His t ory of the Chican a/ o in the South we t: 1810 to Pre s ent ( HlS 1920 ) ........... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chican a/ o Literature (E G 241 0 ) ............................ .... 3 CHS 2120 Mexico: Indep endence to Revolution 1 8 10-1910 .................... . ....... 3 CHS 3010 The Mexican Revolution (HJS 3 8 30) ................... . ..•............. . 3 CHS 3100 The Chican a/ o Community ( SOC 3 130 ) ....................... . ........... 3 C H S 3460 La Chicana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 CHS 3600 Mexico and Chican a/ o Politic s . . . . . ...... . . ............... 3 CHS 4850 Research Experience in Chic an a/ o Studie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 Subtotal for Chicano Studies Major So c ial Studi es Con ce ntrati o n . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 In a ddition , Chicano Stud i es major s with Social Studies Concentration must take the followi n g soc ial sc i ence courses: ANT 1 310 ECO 2010 ECO 3200 -orECO GEG GEG 2020 1920 3000 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ... . .... . . ...... .. ....... . Principles of Economics Macro ..................... . . . . . Economic History of the U . S " . 3 " " 3 Principles of Economics Micro ... . . ....................... .............. 3 Concepts and Connection s in Ge o gr a ph y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 Historical Geograph y of the U . S ......................................... 3

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122 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES HIS 10 I 0 Western Civilization to 1715 -orHIS I 030 World History to 1500 . . ..................... ........ ................. 3 HIS 1040 World History since 1500 ..............•.........•..........•... .. ..... 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ........... ................................... 3 HJS 1220 American History since 1865 . . ........•............... . ................ 3 PSC I 0 10 American ational Government ....................................... . . 3 PSC I 020 Political Systems and Idea s ........................... .................. 3 Total of Additional Social Sci e nce Courses ......................... .............. 33 (24*) * Six of these hours can be used to satisfy the General Studies Social Sciences requirement and three hours can be u ed to satisfy the General Studies Historical requirement. Chicano Studies Major Social tudies Concentration ......... ........................... 30 Additional Social Science Courses . ... .. ........................................... . 24 General Studies (assuming the six hours of social sc i e nce and three hours of history come from the above and assuming a 4-credit mathematics course) ................................. . ... 34 Licensure courses (see pages 255-268 of this Catalog) ............•.........•............ 37 Total for Chicano Studies Major So c ial Studies Concen trati on ........................... . 125 MINoR IN CmcAN o STUDIES The minor can be designed to provide the studen t with course experiences that are relevant t o occupa tiona l and educationa l goals . Students , i n consultation with a facu l ty advisor in Chicana/o Studies , will deve l op individual minors that reflect the best possib l e elective curricula and ensure that a relevant emphasis is maintained. Total hours for the minor are 21. Required Courses Semester Hours CHS I 000 Introduction to Chicana/o Studies ........................... .... . ...... . . 3 CHS 1010 History of Meso-America: Pre-Columbian and Colonial Period s ......•.......... 3 CHS 1020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present .........•.......... 3 CHS 20 I 0 Survey of Chicana/o Literature .......................................... 3 Electives* ......................................•........ ....... . . ......... . . ... 9 Total .... ................ ............... .... . ................................. 21 *Electives: A minimum of 9 semester hours of electives is required to complete the minor . The courses are to be selected in con su ltation wit h a Chicanalo Studies faculty advisor . COMPUTER SCIENCE Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences The Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department offers a bachelor of science degree in computer science. The department offers a computer science minor which complements uch majors as mathe matics , engineering technology , the other sciences, and economics. All students who are considering a major or minor in computer science are expected to consult with faculty for advising . The computer science major offers the theory and app l ication of computer science which includes pro gramming, data and fil e structures, database , networking, architecture, and software engineering . NoN-MAJOR COURSES IN COMPU T E R SCIENC E The department offers courses as Computer Science Studies (CSS) that do not count toward a major in computer science. Some of the courses count toward majors in other programs. The Comp u ter Science Studies courses are on topics appropriate to compute r science but focused toward current, particular expertise. Major in Computer Science for Bachelor of Science The department offers a complete degree program in computer science that follows the guide l ines of the Computing Curricu l a 200 I for Computer Science , a joint undertaking of the Computer Society of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE-C S) and the Association for Computing Machin ery (ACM). Students are encouraged to contact the department for further details (303-556-3208). The Se n ior Experience co u rse in comp uter science is CS I 4260. The CS I p r ogram includes a required math ematics minor. A grade of' C" or better is required in all CSI courses included in the major as well as in all courses inc l uded in the required mathematics m i nor .

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 123 Required Core Courses Seme ter Hours CSI I 050 Computer Science I* . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. .. 0 0 .. .. .. .. .. • .. 4 CSI 2050 Computer Science 2 .............. 0 •••••••••• • • 0 0 • • • • • • 0 0 0 •••••• 0 0 ••• • 4 CSI 2400 Compu t er Organization and Assembly Language .... . 0 • • • • •• 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • ••• 4 CSI 3050 Computer Science 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 0 0 0 •••••• 0 0 • ••• 4 CS! 3210 Prin ciples of Programming Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 0 •••••• 0 0 0 • • • 4 CSI 3240 Introducti on to the Theory of Computa tion. . . . 0 0 ••••• • 0 0 0 ••• 2 CSI 3600 Operating Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 0 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 • • • 4 CSI 3700 Computer Networks .... ................... 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 0 0 • • • 4 CS! 3800 Fundamentals of Relational Dat abase Sy terns ....... 0 ••••• • • • 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••• 2 CS! 4050 Algorithms and Algorithm Analysis ..... ...... ... 0 • 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 ••• 4 CSJ 4250 Software Engineering Principles ......... 0 0 • • • • • • 0 0 ••• • • • ••••• 4 CSI 4260 Softwa r e Engineering Practices .................. 0 0 • • •••••• 0 0 ••• • • • • •••• 4 Subtotal ........ . ...... . 0 • • • • •••• ••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 • • • • ••• 0 0 •••••• • 0 0 ••• 44 *CSJ 1050 i s a requir e d c ourse and part of the math e mati c s min or. A minimum of 6 a dditi onal credit hours selected from upper-divi s ion CSI courses or MTH 4480 .... 6 Subtotal for the major (includin g CS11050) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Requir ed Ancillary Courses SP E I 010 Publi c Speaking ....... ............. . . . o •••••••• 0 • • ... 0 .......... . 3 COM 2610 Introducti on to Techn i ca l Writing . .... . . . . . ......... 0 ••• .. •oo ...... •o ... 3 PHY 2311-2341 * General Physics I , Lab I , General Physics ll , Lab II -orCHE 1800 , CHE 1810, CHE 1850* General Chemistry I , II , and Laboratory. . o ••••••• 0 o o •• 10 EET 2310 Digital Circuits I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 0 o 0 0 • 0 • 0 •••• 4 PHI 3370 Computers , Ethics , and So c iety . . . . 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • •••• • •••• 3 Subtotal ...... ........ .... . . . . •••••• • • • 0 0 ••• • • • • 0 0 • •••• • • 0 • • • • • • • • 0 ••• 23 MATHEMATICS MINOR (REQUIRED F OR THE COM PUTER SCIENCE MAJOR)* MTH 1410 Ca lculu s !................ .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. 4 MTH 2140 Computational Matrix Algebra** ......... 0 o ••••••• 0 0 •••••••• o o •••••• 0 ••• 2 MTH 2410 Ca lculu s II ........ . . ................ 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••• • ••• 0 0 ••••• • 0 • • • 4 MTH 3100 Introduction to Mathematical Proofs ..... ... 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • • •• 3 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics (Calculus-ba ed) . . . 0 o ••••••••••• 4 MTH 3220 Design of Experiments .. ... ............. 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 o 0 0 • 0 • 0 •••• 4 Subtotal ( not includin g CSI I 050 , 4 hours) ............ o o ••••••• 0 •••••••• o o ••••••• o o ••• 21 *CS/ /050 i s part of the math e mati cs minor . **MTH 3140 may b e sub s tilllt edfor MTH 2140 . Additional Course R equirements ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essa y*.. . . . . ....... . . . . . 0 0 ••••••• 0 ••• 3 ENG 1020 Freshman Composition: Analysis , Research, and Documentation* ... 0 o •••••• 0 ••• 3 XXX XXX Level II General Studies Historical* . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 XXX XXX Level II General Studies Art and Letters*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 XXX XXX Level II General Studies Social Sciences* . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 6 Three additional hours from the area s of communication , historical , art s and letters , and/or social sc i ences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................................... . . . .... . . . 3 Unrestricted Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................... 5 Subtotal ... . . 0 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ••• ••••••• • • ••••••••• • ••••••• •• •••••••• • • ••••• 26 *These cour ses , along with MTH 1410 , CHE 1 8 00 , 1 810, / 8 50 o r PHY 2 311 , 2321 , 2231 , 2241, PHI 33 7 0 , and SPE 1010 , c ount a s G e n e ral Studies courses . The Multi c ultural graduati o n r e quir e m e nt o f 3 c r e dit hour s must also be s atisfi e d . Total ..... . ..... . . . . . . . . ....... . . . . . . . . ...... 0 • • • • •••• 0 •••••• 0 0 0 • •••••••••••• 120 MINOR IN COM PUTER SCIENCE A grade of "C" or bett e r is required in each course included in the minor . Require d Courses CS l 1050 Computer Science 1 .... ..... o o o. CS I 2050 Computer Science 2 . . ELECTIVE S Seme s t e r Hours .. .............. 4 .. .. o ... 4 A minimum of 12 s eme s ter hours chosen from CSI 2400* a nd upper-di v i s ion CSI course s. .. 12 . .. 20 Total . .... .... . ... ... . . . . ........ ................................. . . . . *EET 2310 i s a pre r e quisit e f o r CS/2400.

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124 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM AVAILABLE: Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of "C" or better. The courses cannot be taken pass /fai I. ADVANCED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES This certificate will prepare students as software e ngineering professionals specializing in software team leadership . Background to begin certificate: exper i ence in software development and knowledge of the software engineer ing principles taught in CSI 4250 . CS I 4281 Software Requirements ................... •........................... . 3 CSI 4282 Software Development Management .......•......... ......... . .... ...... 3 CSI 4283 Software Testing and Quality Assurance ................ . . . ........•.. . . ... 3 CSI 4284 Software Product Engineering .............•................... . ........ 3 CSI 4285 Best Practices in Software Development .................. . ....... . ........ 3 Total . ......... .............. . ... ... .... ....... . ............... . ............ . . 15 DIGITAL MEDIA MINOR DEPARTMENTS OF ART, COMMUNI CATION ARTS AND SCIENCES, AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICA TIONS The Digital Media Minor includes courses from the departments of Art , Communication Arts and Sci ences, and Technical Communications. This minor consists of 24 hours , six of which must be upper divi sion. This minor is designed to provide skills that will increase employment opportunities in the field of digital media communication. In addition to required core courses, students choose one of the following concentrations: motion media , interactive media , co ntent design or still media . The motion media concentration deals with televis i on and corporate video production. Students in interactive media work with computer graphics, interactive applications and web-base d media production. The content de sign concentration focuse s on the design of the message from the visual and written perspective . Still media students explore with photography, photojournalism , an d computer imaging . Courses that are recommended to fulfill the General Studies Level II Arts & Letters requirement are: ART 1040 or ART 2040 or SPE 2850 /ART 2850. Students should contact an advisor to plan a course of study for their par ticular minor. If you have taken any one of the required courses as part of your major, you must sub stitute another co ur se(s) in the minor for it. Required Core Requir ed Courses Semester Hours ART 1180 I.ntroduction to Compu t ers in An ......... . ............... ............... 3 ART 1200 D esign Pro ces s es and Concepts I .... . . ........ ............ ......... . .... 3 COM 2430 Introduct ion to Technical Media ...... ... . ....•...... . . . . .........•...... 3 JRN 1010 Introduct ion to Journalism and Mass Media ......... .... .... . . . ............ 3 R equired Core Total. . ............. . ................ . . . .... .................... 12 Choose thre e courses from one of the four concen tr a tion s. In addition , choose one course from any of the four concentrations. Courses cannot be used to meet both the requirements of this minor and the requirements of a major in An , J ournalism , Speech or T echnical Communications . STILL MEDIA CONC ENTRATION Courses ART 1030 ART 2 1 80 ART 2 190 JRN 2600 JRN 3600 JRN 4600 JRN 4890 Semester Hours B as i c Phot ograp h y Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . ....... 3 B egi nnin g Computer I.maging I ............. ...... . . . .... . .............. 3 Beginning Compu t e r Ima ging 11 .... ....... . . ........ ......... . . . ...... . . 3 Intr oduction to Photojourn alism ............ . ...••.... . . .... . . . .......... 3 Photojournali s m I . . . . . . . . . . . ..... .......... . .......... .......... ... 3 Phot ojournalism 11 . ......... ........ . ..... . ....... . . ................. 3 Social Documentary . . . . . ............................ . .......... 3 INTERACTIVE MEDIA CONCENTRATION Courses ART 2180 ART 3410 ART 4190 ART 4510 Semester Hou rs Beginning Computer Im aging I .... . . . ... .......... ..................... 3 Digital Video Art .......... . .... . . . • . .........•. . . .... .•.. . . . .... . . . . 3 Interact ive Multimedia Art ...........•..........•........••..... . . . . ... 3 Advanced Compute r Imaging . . . ................. . ......... . ............ 3

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COM 2450 COM 2470 COM 2480 COM 3 4 50 COM 3460 COM 4450 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 125 B asic Multimedia Produ ction ............................ ......•........ 3 Basic DVD Authoring . . . . . . ......... ................... . . • ....... 3 Corpora t e Animation ............. ......... •..................... . .... 3 Interm ediate Multimedia Pr odu ction ....................... ............... 3 V irtual R ea l ity in Corpo r ate Commun i catio n s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 Advanced Multimedia Pro duction ................ .............. . ......... 3 MOTION MEDIA CONCENT RATIO N Courses ART 3410 COM 2400 COM 3400 COM 4401 COM 2420 COM 3420 COM 4420 COM 4430 SPE 3430 SPE 3 440 SPE 4440 Semester Hour s Digita l Video Art (prerequisite ART 2180) ... . . . . . ......................... 3 Basic Video Editing ...................... . ...... . . . .... . ............. 3 on linear Video Editing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 3 Advanced Nonlinear Video Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Basic Corporate Videota p e Production .... . ............................... 3 Intermediate Corporate Videotape Production ............................... 3 Advanced Videotape Pr oduction ............ . . . . ......... , ........ . , ..... 3 Lighting and Directing for on broadcast Video .................. . . . . . ...... 3 Radio-Television Announcing .......................... ............... . 3 T e l evision Pr od u ctio n . . . . . . ..... .... ......... . ............... .. 3 Advanced Television Production . . ....... . . . ............................ 3 CONTEN T DESIGN CONCENTRATI O N Courses COM 3440 COM 3470 COM 3680 JRN 1100 JRN 1200 SP E 4450 Seme s ter Hours Corporate Scriptwriting for Film and Television ............................. 3 Writing for Multimedia ...... . .............................. ........... 3 Internet Document Design for Technical Communicators . .... . ..... ... ...... . . 3 Beginning Reporting ................................. . ...........•... . 3 Beginning Editing ................. .................. . . . . . ...... . ..... 3 Br oadcas t Journali sm: Televi s ion ........ ........ ........................ 3 Requir ed Core Courses: ............................. . ............................ 12 Concentration Co urs es . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 E l ectives ....................................................................... 3 Total for Minor in Dig ital Media (6 hrs. Upper Di visio n requir ed) ............ .............. 24 EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES DEPARTMENT The Earth and Atmospheric Scien ces Department (EAS) is compo ed of three se p arate disciplines : geog r a phy , geology, and meteorolo gy. Th e department offers d eg r ees in enviro nm e n tal science, land use and meteoro l ogy , providing s tudent s w ith a strong ba ckgroun d in the physical and quantitative aspects of the environment. Students w ill receive a bachelor of sc ien ce degr ee except w h e n their focused area of inter est in land use is urban land u se planning (bachelor of arts de gree). Eac h stu dent must have a n EAS fac ulty advisor. [Visit Quick F acts at the department website ( http :// clem.mscd.edu/-eas /) for spec ific fac ulty.] Minor p rograms are available in geogra phy, geo l ogy, a nd m eteorology. Students working toward teacher licensure in either scie nce or social s tudie s may take courses in geology, geog r aphy, o r meteorology. Stu dents working toward secondary science teacher licensure in environmental science mu s t consult an EAS envi r onmenta l science faculty advisor. Environmental Science The e n vironmental science major is a n extended major ( n o min or r equire d) de signed as an e n try-leve l majo r for MSCD stude nts as well as for students tr a n sfe rrin g at the j unior l eve l from the co nununity colleges with background s i n ha za rdou s m ateria l s or wa ter qu ality. Students m ay choo e from s i x options (concentrations) dependin g on their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary concentration pro vides student s with a broad-ba se d environmental science ba ckground, w her eas the concentrat i o n s in ecological re s toration , environmental c hemi stry, hazardous materials , and water quality a r e m o r e spe cialized. The environmental science o ption for secondary science teacher licensure i s the remaining conce n tration avai l ab l e to s tudent s. All concentrations, except for environmental cience for teacher licensure, require a unified co re. (See E nvir onmenta l Science on page 131 of this Catalog.)

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126 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Land Use The land use major is an extended major that combines general planning courses w i th a focuse d area of study, including environment and resources, geographic inform ation systems, geology , or urban land use planning , linked by the vita l thread of land use management. It also equips student with a dynamic foundation for understanding is ues and solving prob l ems that confront the community and environ ment. The progr a m is broad in sco pe and can be applied to a number of career objectives and graduate school progr ams. Opportunities exist in s uch areas as cartography, environment and resource manage ment, environmental science, geographic information systems, geology, mining and mineral r esources, p l anning , population analysis , recreatio n a l land use , remote se nsing, residential and industrial develop ment , transportation , and a variety of other interrelated fields . (See Land Use on page 146 of this Cat alog . ) Meteorolog y Meteorology is the science of the atmosphere. Meteorologists are em ployed in operational meteorology , meteorological research, applied meteorology, and the media . The Meteorology Computer Laboratory provides access to real-time weather data and analysis software s upported by the UNIDATA Program . The bache l or of scie n ce degree conforms to the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Service recommendations for an undergraduate meteorology degree . A mathematics minor is a requirement of the meteorolo gy major. Students should contact a meteorology faculty member to dis cuss degree program s, career opportun i ties , and graduate sc hool options. (See Meteorology on page !56 of this Catalog.) ENGLISH DEPARTMENT R o l e and M i ssion Statement: Department of E nglish faculty share a heritage in which language , writing, literature , and the art of teaching are valued as co rnerstones of a liberal education . Representing di tinct specializations, we form a community of readers and w riters who pursue th e study of humane letters for both aesthetic and practical re aso ns. The English Department pro v id e st ud e nts from across the College with courses that fulfill the Level I Genera l Studie s requirement in Englis h composition: English I 0 I 0 Freshman Composition: The Essay and English 1020 Freshman Composition: Research, Analysis , and Do cumen tation . The department also teaches lit era ture and linguistics courses that meet th e Levelll General Studies requirement in Arts and Letters. Thus , in keeping with the liberal a rts tradition of general education, the department pro motes both the basic intellectual skills of critical reading and writing and the kind of understanding of the human condition that come s from the experience and appreciation of literature . For students majoring or minoring in English , the program provides a foundation in literature , l anguage, writing , and teaching. Thus students ' command of wr i tten language , their ability to analyze concepts, and their broad understanding of human nature and social realities will enab l e them to be competitive in a variety of fields, including e ducation , business, and civil serv ice or, with appropriate graduate work, in professions such as law and higher education. English department faculty members develop professionally in a variety of ways appropriate to their disciplines , from maintaining curre ncy in the curricula they tea ch and the instructional technology they employ to scholarly and creative work leading to various forms of publication and presentation . They serve the College and community by volunteering in schools or other organizations concerned with the written word and by sharing with their fellow citizens the insights of teacher-scholars educated in the tradition of the lib e ral arts. The English Department offers instruction in literature , writing, language , and linguistics and in ele mentary and secondary English education. Course in each area appeal to student in every school of the College who wish to read and under stand representative literatures of the world; to examine the prin ciples underlying how langua ge works ; a nd to cultivate their writing skills. The department invite s students in other discipline to select English courses to enhance their general education . Students may al o choose an English major or minor from areas l i sted below. Students who are considering a major or minor in the English Department are expected to consult with faculty for advising. Students in elementary or seco ndary licensure program s should consult with advi sors in the appropriate education department as well.

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I SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 127 The English major may choose a concentration in one of the following : • lit erature • writing • e l ementary schoo l teaching , leading to l icensure • secondary sc hool t eaching , leading to licen sure The English minor may choose a concentration in one of the following : • langu age and linguisti cs • lit erature • writing The E n glish Department assesses the major in designated Senio r Experie n ce courses . Portfolios of paper s assigned thr o ugh th ese courses will b e read by members of the faculty . Senior Ex p erience courses s hould not be taken until the stu dent's fma l yea r of stu d y . Because th e e courses may not be offered every semes ter, s tud ents sho uld discu ss sched ulin g with English D epartment adv i so rs. Further information is availa ble in the English D epartment office. English Major for Bachelor of Arts LITERATURE CONCENTRAT IO N The E ng l ish m ajor, literature concentration , e n co mp asses a r ange of Ame r i ca n , British , and wo rld lit e rature . The pro gram pro v id es a stro n g found ation of co ur ses in lit eratur e a nd language, se qu e n ce d to c ultivate a sense of liter ary development , and fosters an increasing famil i arity with major works and writers, critica l theory, lit e r ary terminology, and research materials. Because of their command of the written languag e , their ability to deal w ith ideas and conce pts as well as fac t s, and their broader under stan din g of human nature and social realities, literature majors are valued in many fields , including academe , the l aw , and the worl d of business. R equired Courses Semester H our s ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies . . . . . . . . ................... . . ....... 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civi l War to Present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ENG 3100 Chauce r , Shake s peare , Milton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 3 ENG 3440 Myth, Symbol , a nd Allusion in Literature . . . ............................... 3 ENG 4610 Theories and Techniques in Literary Criticism (Senior Experience course ) . . ....... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................... 15 Three of the e courses : ENG 2110 World Literature : Beginnings to 1600.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ENG 2120 World Lite r atu r e : 1600 t o Pr esent . . . . . . . ............. 3 ENG 2210 American Literature : Beginnings through the Civil War . . . ... . . . . . . .......... 3 ENG 2310 British Literature: Beginnings to 1785 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 ENG 2330 Briti sh Lite r ature: 1785 to Present ......... ..... ..... .................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 One of these courses: ENG 2010 The Nature ofLanguage. .... . .............................. . .. 3 ENG 3020 History of the English Language ......................................... 3 E G 3030 Semantics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... ..... ................ 3 ENG 3040 Morphology and Syntax .... .... . .....................•...... . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal ............................................................... . ....... 3 Six English Electives (at le ast 5 courses must be upper division) : De velopment course (English literature course with " De ve lopment " in title ) ......... . .......... 3 Period course (any 311 X) ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ............... 3 Major author course (ENG 413X or ENG 4310 or E G 4320) .... . . . . . . . . ........... . . ..... 3 Writin g cou r se (2000-leve l or above) .......................... ..... . . . ............ 3 Literature course ........................... . . ............ . . . ............ ... ... . . . 3 E le ctive at the 2000 or above level ............. . .................... .......... . . . . . . . 3 S ubt o t al . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ............... 18 Total ....... . . . .............. 45 E LEMENTA R Y S C HOO L TEACHING CONCENTRATION The elementary sc hool teaching conce ntr atio n in English, offered in conj uncti on with the Co lor ado State Dep artment of Ed uc at i on licensure program , prepares future teachers of elementary ed u ca t ion to under s tand and t each the di ve r se subject m atte r required for l i censure . The program will provide stu-

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128 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENC E S dents with a strong foundation in literature and literary genres; a solid perspective on the English lan guage, including its history , structure, and constituents; and both theory and practice in composition, language arts, communication, and teaching methodology . It also addresses the need to prepare teach ers to teach multicultural lit e rature , accommodate cultural and ethnic diversity in language and writing , and communicate effectively with a diverse population of students. Required Courses Semester Hour s Literature Core Courses ENG 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies .............. .... , .................... . . 3 ENG 2220 American Literature : Civil War to Present ................................. 3 ENG 3100 C h aucer, Shake s peare , Milton ................. ......................... . 3 ENG 3440 Myth , Symbol, and Allu s ion in Literature . ................................. 3 ENG 3461 C hildr e n's Literature: Theory and Practice ..........• . . .............. ...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. 15 Language/Linguistics Core Courses ENG 20 I 0 The Nature of Language ............................... . .... . .......... 3 ENG 3020 History of the English Language . .... ......................... ..... . . .... 3 Subt o t a l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ............................ ........... 6 Writing/Composition Courses ENG 2500 Art and Craft of Writing --{)r ENG 2520 Introdu ction to Creative Writing ..................•................ ..... . 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition ................. . ...... . . ...................... 3 Subtotal . ............................ ........... ............................... 6 Language Arts Core Cour ses ENG 4650 Teaching Composition in the E lementary School K-6 ....................... . 3 E G 4660 Teaching Literature and Language K-6 (Senio r Experience course) .............. 3 RDG 311 0* Foundations of Literacy Ins truction in Grade s P-6 ....... . ....... ............ 3 Subtotal . .... .... ................................... ....... . .......•........... 6 English Electives Two upper-division English courses se l ected in consu ltation with and approved by a designat ed E ngli sh advi sor .................................................................. 6 T o tal ....................... . .................... . ........ . ................... 39 *RDG 3110 m ee t s part of th e reading r e quir e m e nt s for Colorado State li ce n s ur e and is counted unde r the s tud e nt's profess ional e du c ati o n r e quir em ents. SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHING CONCENTRATIO N The secondary education concentration in English , offered in conjunction with the Colorado State Department of Education licen su re program , prepares future secondary teachers of English to under stand and teach the diverse s ubject matter required for I icensure. This program equips students with a wide variety of language principles and ski lls ; practical experience in developin g and teaching the processes of writing; sound knowledge of approaches to literature and literary genres; periods and authors (including a special focus on young adult literature ) ; and an understanding of communication and media as used in English studies . In addition to meeting specified state and departmental require ments , this program offers students the opportunity to develop further specialization in writing, lan guage, or literature to complement the major . R eq uired Courses Semester Hours I. Literature Core ENG 2100 Intr oduction to Literary Studies .. ....................................... 3 ENG 2210 American Literature : Beginning s through the Civil War ENG 2220 American Literature : Civil W a r to Present . .............•. ................. 3 ENG 3100 Chaucer , Shakespeare , Milton ........................... ................ 3 E G 3440 Myth , Symbol , and Allusion in Literature . ........... . . .................... 3 E G 3470 Young Adult Literature ................................................ 3 Total . .............................. . ...................................... . . . 15 II. Language Core ENG 20 I 0 The ature of Language .................• , ...................•........ 3 ENG 3020 History of the Eng l i s h Language ................................ . . . .... . . 3 Total ........ . ...... ........................................................... 6

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 129 Ill . Composition Core ENG 2500 Art a nd C raft of Writing ...................... . ............. ........... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition................. . ..... 3 T o tal ................................. . ..... ......... ... . . ... ... . . . ...... . . . ... 6 IV. Te ac hin g E nglish Co r e E G 4600 Teaching Literature and Communication, 7 -12 . ............................. 3 ENG 4620 Teachin g Com p os ition , 7-1 2 ................•............... 3 ENG 4640 Teaching E n g lish , 7 1 2 ( Senior Ex p erie nce course). . 3 T otal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9 V. U ppe r Level Electives Three upper-divi s ion E n glish courses, a t least two of which must b e literature co ur ses, selected in co n s ult a tion w ith and a ppr ove d by a de s ign a t e d Englis h a d v i so r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 9 T o tal ......................................................................... 45 WRITING CoN CE NTRATION The wri ting concentrat i on major provides extensive s tudy, p r actice, and opportunity for performance in va ri o u s mode s and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the apprec i ation of the literary heritage in Eng lish. The program i mmerse s stu d ents in reading , writing, and language and helps prepare them for gra du ate school or vocation while c l ear l y placing them in the tradition of the liberal arts . R e quir e d Courses l. Lit e r a tur e Courses Lower Di v i s ion L it erature Courses 2000-level , including ENG 2100 ... . . . Three hour s mu s t e mpha size m ode m literature . Upper-Division Lit e ratur e Courses: Semester Hour s . . . .... . ................................ 9 3000-Level and/or 4000 Level . . . . . ................................... . . . . . . 9 Semester H ours of Literatur e Requir e d ......................... . . . .... . . ............. 1 8 II. Lan guage and Linguistic s Co ur se Se l ect one , in co nsultation with a facu lty a dvi so r , from the dep artment's offe ring s . Semest e r H ours of Lan guage and Linguistics R equ ir e d . . . . .... ...... . . . ................... 3 ITI. Writing Courses Entry Course: ENG 2500 Art and C r aft of Writing ......... .... ........ . ......................... 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 Writing Elec tives (In consultation with an English advisor , se l ect four three mu s t b e 3000-level) COM 2610 Introduction to Te c hnica l Writin g .......... . ...... . . . .................... 3 ENG 2520 Introduction to Creative Writing.. . . . . ......................... . . . 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Com p ositio n .... . ................................... ..... . . . 3 ENG 352A Creative Writing Workshop: Poe try . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 ENG 352B Creative Writ ing W o rkshop: Ficti on ... . ..... ..... . ....................... 3 ENG 352C C reativ e Writing Workshop: Dr ama ...................•.................. 3 E G 3530 Techniqu es of C ritical Writing ............................... .... . . . . ... 3 ENG 3980 English Cooperative Ed u cation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 JRN II 00 B eg innin g R eporting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 3 Subt o tal . ... ............ . . .... ................................ 1 2 S p ecialized Writing Courses ENG 3820 Writing Studio: Variable Topics (must be repeated for cre dit und e r two dis tin c t titles ) 6 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 6 Senior Exp erience Co ur se ENG 4520 Advanced Writing ...... ........... . ... ...... . . . . . ............. 3 Tot al Semester H o ur s of Writing R e quired . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . ..... 24 T o tal Seme s ter H o ur s R e quir ed. . . .... . . . . . ....................... 45 ENGLISH MINOR WRITING CON CE NTRATION The wri ting concentration minor pro v ides s tudy , pract i ce, and opportunity for performance i n var i ous modes and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the appre c iation of the l iterary heritage in Eng l ish . The p r ogram invo l ve s students in reading , writing , and langu age, and he l ps prepare them for grad uate schoo l or vocation, while c l early plac i ng them in the tradition of the liberal arts.

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130 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Students must meet with a writing faculty advisor in order to understand prerequisites and select proper courses . !. Literature Course Lower-Division Literature Courses: 2000-Level , including E G 2100 ... . Upper-Division Literature Course: ............................. ........ . . ... 6 3000-Level or 4000-Level. .......... .... . . ...... ................ .... .... . .......... 3 Subtotal ................................................... ....•......... •... . . 9 II. Language and Linguistics Course: Select one , in consu ltation with a faculty a d viso r , from d e partm ent's offerings. Semest e r Hours of Language and Linguistic s R e quir e d ....................... ..... ........ 3 Ill. Writing Course: Entry Course : E G 2500 Art and Craft of Writing .............................. . . . . ......••..... 3 Subtotal ....................................................................... 3 Writing Electives (select three two must be 3000-level) COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ..... ................................... 3 E G 2520 Introduction to Creative Wri ting ...................... . .•.........••..... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition . .... . ...... . . .... . . ................... ..... .... 3 E G 352A Creative Writing Workshop : Poetry ...........•..........•......... . . . ... 3 ENG 352B Creative Writing Workshop : Fiction .............................. .... . . . . 3 E G 352C Creative Writing Workshop : Drama ........ .... ....... . .... .............. 3 ENG 3530 Techniques of Critical Writing .................. .......... .... .......... 3 ENG 3820 Writin g Studio : Variable Topics .....•... . . .............................. 3 JRN II 00 Beg . inning Reporting ............ . . . ................................... 3 Subtotal .................................................... ............... .... 9 Semester Hours of Writing R e quir e d .... ............................•.... ....••...... 12 Total Seme s t er Hour s R equ ired . . ................................................... 24 LITERATURE CON C ENTRA TIO N The English minor with concentration in literature serves students who seek to develop skills in read ing, writing , and th i nking about literary texts. The program is designed both for students interested in reading diverse texts from many ages, culture, and genres and for students who wish to focus on a sin gle age, culture or genre, for examp l e, dramatic literature . Course should be se l ected in consultation with a facu l ty advisor in the Department of Eng l ish. !. Introductory Course : Semester Hours ENG 21 00 Introduction to Literary Studies ...... ................................... 3 II. Two courses from the following: ENG 2110 World Literature: Beginning s to 1600 ................................... . . 3 ENG 2120 World Literature : 1600 to Pr ese nt. ............. .... .......... ........... . 3 ENG 2210 American Literature: Beg innings through the Civil War ...................... . 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Present . ............................... . 3 ENG 2310 British Literature : Beginnin gs to 1785 .... . . . . .............. ... . .......... 3 ENG 2330 British Literature : 1785 to Present ..............••........••............. 3 Subtotal ...... .......... ........ . ............ ................................. 6 ill. Any period course (ENG 311 X) --il r Any development course (English literature course with " Development " in title or ENG 3240) Subtotal ....... ........ ... ................ ................ . ....... ............. 3 IV. Departmental Electives One course at the 2000-level or above ..........................•...................... 3 Two literature courses at the 3000l eve l or a bove .... ............... . . . . ................. 6 One 4000-level literature or lit e rary criticism course ....•..........••........••........... 3 Subtotal .................. ........... . . . . . ......... ...................... ... .. 12 Total Sem es t er Hour s Required . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . .................. .. 24 LANG U AGE AND LINGUISTICS MINOR The language and l inguistics minor offers concepts a b out , theories of, and ana l ytical techniques in nat ural language. It repr esents an intellectual discipline in itself and simultaneous l y serves the interests of future teachers , students of Literature and writing , and others who have a continuing fascination with language as language . The minor is especially complementary for majors in anthropology, Eng l ish , foreign

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 131 langu age teaching, modem langu ages , philosophy, psychology , sociology, speech communication , and technical communication. The minor requires students to engage in vigo rou s, progressively more expLicit and preci se analysis and synthesis as they examine facts and fallacies abo ut the miracle of language. Required Core Courses Semester Hours E G 20 l 0 Th e Nature of Language ...................... . . . . . .................. .. 3 Any four of the following six courses , chosen in consultation and with an approved departmental advisor. E G 3020 History of the English Language ....... ... . . . . . . ............. . ........ . . . 3 E G 3030 Semantics. . . . . . ... . . 0 •••••••• 0 • • • •••• 0 0 • • • ••• 0 0 ••••••• • 3 E G 3040 Morphology and Syntax .......... 0 o ••••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 o ••••••• 0 0 ••••• • • • 3 E G 3050 Language and So c iety .......... . . . ....... 0 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • • • ••• 3 ENG 3060 Modern Language Theory . . .... . . . ......... 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 • • • • 0 • • • • • • • • 3 E G 4010 Studies in Linguistics: Variable Topic s ... . 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0 ••••••••• 0 . 0 . 0 . 0 0 0 0 ••••• 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . ..... . ....................................................... 12 Int erdisciplinary elective courses . Any two course s chosen in consultation with and approved by depart mental advi s or. ANT 2330 Cross Cultural Communication . . . . ........ . . 0 0 0 0 0 •••• 0 0 0 • 0 ••••• 0 0 0 • • • ••• 3 COM 3310 Intern ational Technical Communications . . . 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Linguistics : Variable Topics ........ 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 •••••••• 0 o ••••••• 3 ENG 4990 Intern s hip .............................. 0 0 •••••• 0 0 0 • • •••••• 0 0 •• •• ••• 3 PH l I ll 0 Language, Logic , and Persuasion ... 0 •••••••• 0 0 •••••• 0 0 0 • • • •••••• 3 PHI 3120 Philo sophy of Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 • • • • • 0 0 •• 0 • 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 • 0 ••• 3 PSY 3570 Cognitive Psychology . . . . . . . ............ . o o •• ••••• • o • • ••••••• 3 SED 4200 Language Development and Reading Disabilitie s ... 0 • 0 • • 0 0 o o 0 0 ••••• 0 o 0 0 ••••• 3 SPA 3150 Spanish Phonetics : Theory and Practice . ............... 0 • • • • • • • • • •••• 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language . . ........ . 0 0 0 • • 0 • • • • 0 0 • • • • 0 • • 0 0 • • ••••• • 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 0 •••••••• o •••••••• 3 SPE 3540 Phonetics and Language Sample Analysis ..... 0 o • • • • • • • ••••• o • • • • •••• 3 SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication .............. 0 0 ••••••• 0 0 •••••••• 0 0 • 0 •• ••• 3 SPE 3 760 Cultural Influences on Communication . . . . . ... 0 0 • • • • • • • 0 o • • • • • • • •••• 3 WMS 2770 Gender and Communication ............ 0 • • 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 0 0 • •••• 3 (SPE 2770) Subtotal ........... . ........... 0. 0 o 0 0 ••• • 0 0 o o 0 ••• • 0. o o 0 ••• • 0 0 o o 0 o •••• o o. o o • •••• 6 Total S e m es t e r Hour s R e quired ... • ••••• • 0 0 ••• •••••• 21 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences The e n vironmental science major is an extended major (no minor required) designed as an entryl eve l major for MSCD stude nt s as well as for students transferring as juniors from the community colleges wit h backgrounds in ha za rdous materia l s techno l ogy or water quality. In addition, students may choose fro m s i x options (conce n trations) dependi n g on their a reas of interest. The multidisciplinary co n centra tio n provide s stude nts with a broad-ba se d environmenta l scie nce background, whereas the concentra tio n s in h aza rd ous materials , water qua l ity , environme ntal c h emistry, and eco l ogica l resto r ation are more specialized. The environmental science option for seco ndary sc ience teacher licensure is the remaining concentra t ion available to students. All concen tr ations , except for environmental science for teacher licensure , require a unified core . Interest ed stude nts should go to the D epartment of Eart h and Atmospheric Sciences (Science 231) to b e assigned an advisor and to pick up advising and career opt i on shee ts. Students interested in teacher licensure in secondary science should consult an advisor in envi ronmental science and see the teacher education portion of this Catalog. Environmental Science Major for Bachelor of Science Core Requirements for Environmental Science Conce ntration s Semester Hours (exce pt for Secondary Science Teacher Licensure) BlO I 080 General Introdu ction to Biology . . . . . .... . . . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 • 0 ••• o o o 0 • ••• o ••• 3 BIO l 090 General Intr oduction to Biology Laboratory .... . ..... o o ••• • • • • o o • •••• • 0 0 • • • I CET 3320 Environmental Impact Statement s ............ . ..... 0 ••••••• 0 o •••••• o o ••• 3 COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental Indu stry (Prerequisite : COM 2610 or permi ss ion of ins tructor ) . . . . . . . . . . . .... 0 ••• 3

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132 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmental Science .... ....... . . . .................. . ... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning ................. ......... ....... . . ... 3 GEG 1220 Map Use . . . . .... . . . . . . ............................................. 2 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ............... . .•..........•. ........... ...... 4 MTH 3240 Environmental Stati s tics ........... . . . ............. . . ........•........ . 4 Subtotal ................................... . . . ... ............................ . 26 Students must select one of the following Senior Experience courses: BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ................. . .......................... ...... . 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . .............. 4 CHE 4950 Senior Experience in Chemistry . . .... . ..... ..... . . . ....... .............. 3 ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenge s . .... ...•............................... 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies ............ ............. . . . ................ 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... ...... 3 Students must select one of the following Internships (minimum 3 c r edit hours): BIO 4990 Internship in Biology ... . ........................ ........ ............. 3 CHE 4650 Chemistry Work Experience / Cooperative Education . . . ...... ............. . . . . 4 GEG 4950 Internship in Land Use .......... ........... .................. .... . . ... 3 GEL 4950 Int ernship in Geo l ogy ... . . ...... . . ............... . .................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 Total C o r e R e quirem e nt s .................... . . ...... ..................... ........ 32 Requir ed General Studies Courses MTH 1110 College Algebra (Ge n eral Studi e s-Leveii-Mathematics) ..... ................ . 4 CHE 1800 General Chemistry I (General Studies-Level II-Natural Science) .......... ..... . 4 GEL 1010 General Geology ( General Studies-Level !1-Natural Science) . . . ............. ... 4 Total G e n e ral Studi e s c ours es (see G e n e ral R e quirements Bro c hure ) . . . . . ............... 36 ( Stud e nt s wh o hav e not had a co mplll e r c ours e w ill be requir e d to tak e CSS 1010 / CMS 1010 .) MULTIDISCIPUNARY CONCENTRATI O N Students are required to select courses in Biology, Chemistry , Geography , Geology, Mathematics , and Meteorology , as well as elective courses in consultation with a discipline advisor totaling a minimum of 42 hours. Environmental Science Core .......... . ....... ............ ................... . .... . 32 Biology (9 hours minimum ) BIO 1180 General Organi s mic Biolog y .............. . . ... ............•.... . ... ... 4 BIO 2100 General Botany . . . . . . . ............. ......... ......... .... .•.......... 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology ................................•.. ....... . . ...... . . . 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology .................... . . ........ ............. .... . . 5 BIO 3140 Plant Physiology ..... ....... ............ . .... ............... . . . ...... 5 BIO 3180 Vascular Plant Taxonomy . ................ . . ........................... 4 BIO 3360 Animal Physiology ... ................... ............. . .... ... ... . .... 4 BlO 3550 Urban Ecology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... .................. . ... ... 4 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology .... . ....... . .............. ................... 5 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology . .... . ..•. ....................•... ......• ... ....... 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology . . . ................. . ........... . ..... . . . . . . . . ......... 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecolog y . .......... .................. .............. ........ . . 4 Subtotal ............................................. . . .... ............•... . ... 9 Chemistry (9 hours minimum) CHE 1810 General Chemistry II (required ) . ...................• . . . . ............. . . . 4 CHE 1850 General Chemi s try Laboratory ( recommended ) .......... ................ . . . . 2 CHE 2100 Intr oduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry . ... ........ ......... . .... . 5 CHE 3050 Environmental Chemi s try .......... ........ . ....... . . .... . .••.......... 3 CHE 31 00 Organic Chemistry I. ............................................. . ... 4 CHE 3110 Organic Chemistry n .. ...... . .. .. ........ .. . . ......... . . ..... . . .. .... 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I . .... ......... . ...... ............. .... . . . 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chem i stry Laboratory II ............ ........ ............ .... . ... 2 CHE 3890 Science and Public Policy : Variable Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . ... .......... 1-3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......•........ . .........•. . . . . . . 9

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 133 Geography (9 hour s minimum) ENV 1400 World R esources . . ................ . ....................... .......... 3 ENV 3400 Water R esources . . . . . . ..... . .... . . . .......... ... ..... . . . . ......... ... 3 ENV 3620 Population , Resources , a nd Land Use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 E V 4410 Water Law......................................... . ....... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 GEG 4888 Workshop on Environmental I ssues (a dvi so r approved) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 GEG 4900 Environmental Seminar (advisor approved) ................................ 3 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic Information System s ......... . . . .... ....... 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sen s ing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . .......... . .... . 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Informati o n Systems. . . .......... ........... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to arural Re so urce M a nagement . ......•......... 3 Subt o tal...................... . . .............................. 9 Geolo gy (9 hours minimum ) ENV 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazard s Den ve r and Vicinity ............ 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ( r e quir ed) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environmental Hazards and Plannin g ............ .... ..................... 3 GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology ...................................•....... . . 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ....................................................... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 GEL 3440 Ene r gy and Mineral R esources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 G E L 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . ........ . . . ...... . ......................... 3 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Mathematic s (3 hour s minimum) MTH 1120 College Trigonometry ............. . . . ....... . . ........................ 3 MTH 1400 Pre calculus Mathematics ...... ............................... . ........ 4 MTH 1410 Ca lculus I ( r ecommended for students cons iderin g graduate s chool ) . .... . ........ 4 MTH 2410 Calculus IT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . •.•........ 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 M eteoro logy (3 hour s minimum) MTR 1400 Introduction to Meteorology .... ..................... . . . ................ 3 MTR 2400 Introdu ction to Atmospheri c Science ( r eco mm e nd ed) . . ......... .............. 4 MTR 3100 Air Pollution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 Total Multidi sci plina ry Cours es .............. .......... ..... .................... . . . 42 General Studies. . . . . ...... . .... . . .......................... ....... ......... 36 Additional E lectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .... . . .......... 10 Total for Multidis c iplinm y Con ce ntrati on ......................... . . . ................ 120 IIAZARDO S MATERIALS CONCENTRATION Environmental Science Core ................ . . . . ............... •........ . . . . . 32 Additional Required Courses CHE 1810 General Chemistry IT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory 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134 SCHOOL OF L EITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Red Rocks Community College-Continuing Educatio n Courses CETC 155 introduction to Environmental Law ....................... ............... 1 CETC 156 Successful Environme ntal Management . .............. . ................... 1 OSHA 201A Hazardous Mat e rial ................................................. . 2 RMEC 902 Indu stria l Emergency R esponse : Hazar do u s Materials Technic i an Leve l 3 ......... 2 RMEC 903 Industrial Emergency Res pon se: Hazardous Materials Incident Command Level 5 .. 2 Red Rocks Community College-Regular Courses FST 107 Hazardou s Materials Operati ons ............ . . . .............•... ....... .. 3 WQM 121 Environmental Sampling and Volume Measurement. .............. . ..... . . ... 4 Subtotal . . . . ............................... ............................... 15 Electives from MSCD ................... . . . ...................................... 1 0 General Studies .... ..........................•........•......................... 36 Total for Ha z ardous Mat e rial s Conce ntrati on . ........................................ 120 WATER QUALITY CONCENTRATION Environmental Science Core ............................................... ....... . 32 Additional R equire d Courses CHE 181 0 General Chemistry II ................................................. 4 CHE 1850 Ge n eral Chemistry Laboratory ..... ......... . ........................... 2 CHE 3050 Envi ronmen tal Chemistry . . . .... ....................................... 3 CHE 31 00 Organic Chemistry I ...... . ...................... .... . . .... ........... 4 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ......... ...... . ..... . . . ................. 2 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology . .... .............................. . . ...•.........•. . . . 3 GEL 4150 Hydrology ......................... ............................. ... 3 MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Science ..................................... 4 OSHA Environmental Health and Safety (OS HA 40-hour course) ..................... 3 (offered as continuing education courses at Fr ont R a nge and Red R ocks Community Colleges) Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..................... 28 R e d Rocks Community College Required Courses WQM 100 Introduction to Wate r Quality Management ................ .. ........... . . . 3 WQM 119 Basic Water Quality Analysis .................... .... .................. . 4 WQM 121 Environmental Sampling and Volume Measurement. ... ...................... 3 WQM 216 Biological and Bacteriological Water Quality Analysis .................. . . . . . . 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 Select I 0 hours from the following courses BIO 2400 General Microbiology ............ ........ . . . ....................... ... 5 BIO 3550 U rb an Ecology ................................................... . . . 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology .................. . . ........... . ................... 4 CET 3330 Environmental Technology Pro cesses . ........ . ....... . ................... 3 ENV 3400 Water Re so urces ............................•.... . . ..... . . . .......... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource s ........................................•..... ........ 4 MT R 3100 Air Pollution ........................... . . . . . . . . ..................... 3 WQM I 05 Specific Calculations for Water Qual ity Management (RRCC) ....•...... .... . . . 4 WQM 200 H y draulic s for Water Quality Management (RRCC) .......................... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 0 General Studies .............................•...... . ...... . . ....••........•..... 36 T o tal for Water Quality Concentra tion ....... ..................................... . . 120 ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION CONCENTRATION Environmental Science Core ......................................... . . ...... ..... . 32 Additional Required Courses CHE 181 0 General Chemistry IT . ............•...... ...••..•........••..... ..•... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laborat ory ..... ........................ ..... . . . . .... 2 ECO 3450 Environmental Eco nom ics ..... ......... . .......... . . .................. 3 E V 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmenta l Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ...... ...... 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ............................................... 3 ENV 40 1 0 E nvironmental Hazards and Planning ......... ..............•.......... . . . 3 ENV 49XX E n vironmental Seminar (advisor approved) ........ ........................ 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource s ................ ..............•.........•............. 4 PSC 3230 Environmental Politics ................ . . . ... ............•............. 3 Subtotal ...................... ....................... ... ...................... 27

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 135 Electives ( elect at least 25 hours from the following list): BIO 1180 General Organismic Biolo gy .......................... •................ 4 BIO 2100 General Botan y ...................................................... 5 BIO 2200 General Zoology ....... . ................. . ............ ...... ......... 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology ......................................... . . ...... 5 BIO 3140 Plant Physiology ..................................................... 5 BIO 3180 Vascular Plant Taxonomy .............................................. 4 BIO 3360 Animal Physiology .................................................. . 4 BIO 3550 Urban Ecology ........ ........ . ............ ......... ...... .......... 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ..................................•.........•...... 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ..... ................................................. . 4 GEG / GEL Topics courses (advisor approved) ..... .......................... ..... . 2 3 Subtotal ............. ........... ............. . .... . ................ . . ......... 25 General Studies ........................... ...• . . . .... . . ........... .............. 36 Total for E co logical Restoration Concentration ........................ .............. . 120 ENVIRO NMENTAL C HEMIST R Y C O NCENTRATION Environmental Science Core ...................... : ................................ 32 Additional Required Courses BIO 2400 General Microbiology ................................................. 5 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ..... . ........................ ......... .....•...... 4 CHE 1810 General Chemistry [[ ..........................•...................... 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory ..........................•............... 2 CHE 3000 Analytical Chemistry ........................... ............. . . ....... 3 CHE 30 I 0 Analytical Chentistry Laboratory ........... . ............... ............. 2 CHE 3050 Environmental Chemistry ............. ................................. 3 CHE 3 I 00 Organic Chentistry I . ........................•........•............... 4 CHE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ......................................... 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology .................... ............ ............... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ................... . . ................•............. . . . 4 MTR 3 100 Air Pollution ........................... ...................... .... ... 3 OSHA Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA 40-hour course) .................... . 3 (offered as continuing education courses at Front Range and Red Rocks Community Colleges) Subtotal ..................................................................... . 42 General Studies . . ............................................................... 36 Electives . . ......................................... . .................•........ I 0 Total for Environmental Chemistry Concentration . . . . ......................... 120 Environmental Science Major for Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Core Requirements Semester Hours BIO I 080 General Introduction to Biology .......................•................. 3 BIO I 090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory . . . ...................... ....... I ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmental Science .................................... 3 GEG 1220 Map Use. . . . . ................... . . .......... ............. 2 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ...........•............ . . . ................... . 4 Subtotal ............................. . . ........................... ...•........ 13 Senior Experience E V 4960 Global Environmental Challenges ....... . . .... ........................... 3 Intern ship EDS 4290 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary 7 -12 ............................ 12 Total Core Requirements ...... . .......................................... .. ...... 28 Additional Science Requirements: BIO 1180 General Organismic Biology ............. ..•......... .................. 4 CHE II 00 Principles of Chemistry . . ........ . ............. . . ..........•......... . 4 CHE 1150 Principles of Chemistry Laboratory . . . . . . ........................ . . ...... I CHE 2100 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry ..... . ..................... 5 ENV 3400 Water Resources ..................................................... 3 ENV 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ............ 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology .............................................. . 3

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136 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES GEL 1010 General Geology ....................................... ............. 4 GEL I 030 His tori ca l Geology ............... . . . . ......................•......... 4 GEL 3150 H y drogeolo gy ...... ........................ ......................... 3 GEL 4150 H y drol ogy ........................... . .... . ..••.........•.......... 3 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic Informa tion S ys tem s ............................ 3 MTR 2400 Introdu c tion t o Atmospheric Science .................... . . . . ............. 4 PHY 2010 College Physics I . . . .............. .................... . .............. 4 PHY 2020 College Ph ys i cs TI ..................••...... ..•••.........•...... . .... 4 PHY 2030 College Phys i cs I Laboratory ........ . .... .... . ..... . ................... I PHY 2040 College Physics n La borat ory ........ ......................•.... ........ I Total Additional S c i e n ce Requir e m e nt s ............... ...................•............ 53 General Studies : ENG I 010 Freshman Composit ion : The Essay .............. .............•..... . ..... 3 ENG I 020 Freshman Compositio n : Analysis , R ese arch , and Documentation ........ . ....... 3 MTH 1400 Precalculu s Mathemat i cs ..... ...... ................... .... •.......... . 4 SPE 1010 Public Speaking ........................ . .............. ....... . . . .... 3 H istory-Gene r a l Studies (e l ective course) ....... ............................. . . . ....... 3 Arts and Letters-General Studies (e lective courses) ..................... ................. 6 Natural Science-General Studies req u irement satisfie d under Additional Science Requirements Social Science-General Studies r e quirem ent sat i sfied und e r Se co ndary Education Requirement s Multi c ultur a l R eq uirem ent satisfied u n d e r S eco ndary Education Requiremen t s Total G e n era l Studi es ........... .......... . ...................................... 22 Secondary Education R equirements: EDS 3110 Proce ses of Education in Multicultura l Urban Secondary Schoo l s ......... .... . . 3 EDS 3120 Field Exp eriences in Multi c ultural Urban Secondary School s .. ..... ... . ........ 2 EDS 3200 Educat ional P sychology Applied to Teaching ............................... 3 EDS 3210 Standards-Based C urriculum , Assess men t , and Classroom Management in the Secondary School ........ ... .................................... 3 EDS 3220 Field Experience in Standards-Based Teaching , Assessment , and Management in the Secondary S c hool .......................... .................... . 2 E DT 3610 Applications of E ducational Technology ..................... . ............. 2 RDG 3280 Teaching Literacy Skill Develo pment in the Content Ar eas . ........... ........ 4 SCI 3950 Teaching Science in Middle and Secondary School s ....... ..... .•............ 3 SED 3600 The Exce ption al L e amer in the Classroo m ................................. 3 Total S eco nda ry Education Requir e m ents ............................................. 25 T o t a l for Secondary S c i e n ce Teac h e r Li ce nsur e Conce ntra t i on in Environmental S cie n ce ........ 128 ENVIRO NMENTAL S TUDIES MINOR R equired Co ur se Semester Hours ENV 49XX E nvir onme ntal Semi n ar (advisor approved) ................................ 3 Sele c t 6 hour s from the following list: BIO I 0 I 0 Eco logy for Non-Majors .. ... ..... . . ........ . . ...•..........•....... ... 3 BIO I 080 General Introdu cti on to Biolo gy ................. . . . . . ... ................ 3 BIO I 090 General Introdu c tio n t o Biolo gy Labora t ory ................................ I CHE I 0 10 C h emistry and Society ............................ . ................... 3 CHE 1 800 General Chemistry I ........... . ............................ .... . ..... 4 ENV 1 200 Introdu ction to E n v ironment al Science ....•.........•.... . ........ ..... . . . 3 Subtot a l................................. . . ......... . ....................... 6 Select 6 h ours from the following list: ECO 3450 Env ironm enta l Ec onomi cs . . ........................ . .... . . . • .......... 3 HIS 3880 American Environmental H istory ...... .........................•........ 3 PSC 316 B R eadings in Public Admini tration I. .......... . . ...... .... . .......... .... 3 PSC 3230 E nvironmental Politic s ................................................ 3 PSY 3550 Environmental Psychology .... .... ............. ........................ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 6 Select 6 hour s o f electives ( including any courses lis ted above or below): BIO 3550 Urban Ecology ............... .... ........... . ........... ........ .... 4 CET 3320 Environmenta l Impact St atements .............................••.... ..... 3 CHE 3890 Science and Public Polic y : Variable To pics .......... . ............. . . ..... 1 3 COM 3660 Variable To p ics in Indu s trial and Te c hnical Communications ... .. ........ .... . 3 ENV 1400 World R esources ......................................•............. 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 137 ENV 3400 Water Resource s .... . . .... . ........................•................ 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Poli cy and Planning ................................ ...... 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution . .. .. . . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . . 3 XXX XXXX Any environmental topic s course (advisor approved) ........•.............. . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . 6 Total for Environmental Studies Minor ..... . ......................................... 21 GERONTOLOGY MINOR-DEPARIMENT O F IIEA.Lm PROFESSIONS Educational Goals and Outcomes Upon completion of the geronto l ogy minor, the student will be able to: Core Exit B ehav ior s • examine sociological , p sycho logical and biologicaVphysiological theorie s of aging. • describe the underlying biologicaVphysiological processes associated with aging and the challenges these present. describe the effects of ethics, economics and policy decisions have on the biologica V ph ys iological , socio logical , psychological and cultural as pects of aging and the resulting cha llenges. • investigate the changes occurring in society re s ulting from our aging population . • apply aging theories , ethics , economics conditions and aging related policy decision s to a practi cal experi ence involving the aged or services for the aged. Ori e ntation Exit Behavior (based on orientation area selected b y the studen t ) Liberal Arts • examine attitudes toward older culturally diver se people to dis cover ways that aging i s portrayed . Professional Practice • provide direct services to older culturally diverse people and their families, adm i nister and plan program s and services or work to modifY social institutions an d policies . Students must comp lete all of the following core course requirements and at least nine (9) credit hours from either the liberal arts orientation or the profe ssio nal services orientation . Requ . ired Core Courses Semester Hours HES 3810 -or BIO 3530 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors ... . ... .......... . . ........... 3 PSY 3270 Adu l thood and Aging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 SOC I 040 Introduction to Social Gerontology . . . . . . . . . . . . ......•............. 3 HES 4520 internship in Gerontology .................. . ........ ..... ............ 3-6 Subtotal . . . . ... .. ............ . . . . ........................................... 12-15 The fir s t three (3) required core courses must be taken prior to selecting courses from an area of orien tation. HES 4520 Int ernship in Gerontology must be taken the l ast semester of minor course work. It may be taken with one other approved course from the orientation options . You mu t contact the geron tology advisor the semester before you plan to register for this course . Students must se l ect a minimum of nine (9) credit hours from one of the following orientations. These courses must be approved by the gerontology advisor in the Department of Health Professions. LmERAL ARTS ORIENTATIO N LES PSY soc soc SPE 2330 2270 3040 3100 4760 Advocacy , Leisure , and the Aging Adult ...................... ........ .... 3 Death and Dying .... .... ... .........................•............... 3 Contemporary Issues in Gerontology ....................... . . . . . ........ . 3 Death and Dying ...... . .... . . . . ....... .............................. 3 Communication and the Elderly ......................................... 3 PROF ESSIONAL S E R VICES ORIENTATION HCM HSL LES LES NUT PSY SWK SWK 3020 1420 2330 3070 3100 2270 3020 3030 Management Principles in Health Care ...................•.......... . . . . . . 3 Activity and Fitness Programs for the Elderly ...... . ........................ 2 Advocacy, Leisure , and the Aging Adult ........ . ........................ . 3 Health and Movement Problems in the Aging Adult ........... . .............. 3 N utrition and Aging .............. ........ ............................ 3 Death and Dying .......................... •........ . ..... ........... 3 Case Management in Social Work Practice . . . .............................. 4 Social Work with the Aging. . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ....................... 4 Total hours for Gerontol ogy Minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................. 21-24 Students may select a gerontology topics course or an independent study course that deals with aging if it is appropriate for their selected orientation and approved by the gerontology advisor.

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138 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES HISTORY DEPARTMENT History Major for Bachelor of Arts 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 different categories. History majors , with the exception of tho se seeking Secondary Education Licensure in Social Studies , must comp l ete a minor in another discipline in order to graduate. Hi s tory majors who are in the Sec ondary Education Social Studie s Lice n s ure Program are required to take other s pecific socia l science courses in lieu of a minor. Those specific courses are listed under Teacher Education in this Catalog. All students sho uld check with a departmental advisor in order to make a proper selection of courses . R e quired Courses Semester H ours HIS 1010 We s tern Civilization t o 1 715 ................................ . ......... . 3 HIS 1020 Wes tern Civilization si nce 1715................... . . ...• . . . . . ....... 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ................ .................... . .... ..... 3 HIS 1220 American History s inc e 1 865 ..............................••........... 3 HIS 4820 Senior Sem inar ...............................•...................... 3 Subto tal ....... .... ........................................................... 15 In addition to the required courses (15 hour s) students a l so need to take at least three courses (9 hours) from Category I : American History Chronological Sequence ; at least two courses (6 hours) from Cate gory II : European History Chronolog ical Sequence ; and at least two courses (6 hours ) from Category III : Enric hment Courses. The remaining two courses (6 hours) may be taken from any of the I, II , or III categories or they may b e se lected from among any of the other courses offered by the History Depart ment. All history majors must take at l east one hist ory course that treats th e developing world. When selecting the 9 courses (27 credi t s) as described above , secondary education s ocial science licen s ure stu d ents must se lect at least six courses designated by an asterisk (*) from Categories I , II or III , and one of these courses must be HIS 1040World History s ince 1500. With departmental permission , Secondary Education s tudent s may s ub stitute HIS 40 I 0-Methods of Teaching Secondary School , for HIS 4820-Senior Seminar. Category I : American History Chronological Sequence (select at l east three courses) HIS 3410 American Colonial History ............................................. 3 HIS 3430 American R evo lution and Early National P er i od, 1763-1848* .................. 3 HIS 3520 Civil War and Reco n s truct ion• . . . ............... . .......... ..... . . . ..... 3 HIS 3540 Emergence of Modem U.S., 1877-192 0 ................. . ........ ........ . 3 HlS 3640 U.S. World War l through World War II ......................... . ........ 3 HIS 3660 Recent U.S. 19451990s* ............... . .............................. 3 Subtotal ............................................. . ......... . . . ...... ....... 9 Category II: European History Chronological Sequence (select at l east two courses) HJS 3031 Ancient Greece• .................................... . ................ 3 HlS 3060 Rome and the Caesars• .... . ..................... ...................... 3 HJS 3120 Medieval History* .......................... ..... . ................... 3 HlS 3140 Renai ssance and Reformation* ........................•.........•....... 3 HlS 3200 Early Modem E urope , 1648-1 789* ...................................... . 3 HIS 3210 French R evolutio n and apoleon .......................... .............. 3 HlS 3230 Nineteenth Century Europe* ................•..........•...... . ..•...... 3 HIS 3260 Twentierh Century Europe, 1914-2000* ................................... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................... 6 Category ill: Enrichment Courses (se l ect at least two courses ) HIS 1030 World His tory to 1500* .................................... . ...... . . . . 3 HIS I 040 World History s ince 1 500* ..............................••............. 3 HIS 1110 Col orado History I* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 HIS 1250 China , J apan, Kor ea since 1 800* .. .......................•.............. 3 HIS 1650 Women in U.S. History ............................................... 3 HIS 1920 His tory of rhe Chicanalo in the Southwest: 1 810 to Pre se nt .................... 3 HJS 1940 Survey of African History• ........................... ...•...... . ...... . 3 HlS 2770 World of I s lam ..... .................. . ...................... ........ 3 HIS 3090 Native Americans in American His tory ................................... 3 HlS 3240 Russia: Pet er rhe Great to rhe Pre sent ............. , ..... .................. 3 HlS 3290 Nazi Germany ..................... . ................................ 3

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HIS 3310 HJS 3320 HlS 3570 HlS 3580 HlS 3590 HIS 3700 HIS 3740 HIS 3830 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 139 England to 1714 ................................................... . . 3 England since 1714 .............. ...... . . . . ................. . . ...... . 3 African American His tory I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 3 African American History fl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 American Immigration History... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Modem China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Modem Japan.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 The Mexican Revolution .................................... .......... 3 Subtotal ........................ . . . . . ........ ..... ................. ............ 6 Required courses ........ ........................ . ... ...... .................. ... 15 Category I.. .................................. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . .. .. . . 9 Category l1 .................... . . . . ...................................... ...... . 6 Category !fl ............................... ........... .......................... 6 E l ect i ves. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 6 T o tal . . ....... ........................•.......... ............ . . ............... 42 Grade Average Stu d ents majoring in history must maintain at least a 2.0 average in their history courses. A d vis in g History majors sho uld consu l t with a departmental advisor to select the courses in other disciplines that complement their area of concentration in the major . MINOR IN HISTORY There are three different concentrations avai l ab l e to stude n ts eeking a history minor: regular history con centration, American West history concentration , 20th-century studies history concentration . .REGULAR HISTORY CONCENTRATION Required Courses S e mester Hours HIS 1010 Western Civilization to 1715 .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. . 3 HJS 1020 Western Civilization since 1715 ......................................... 3 HlS 1210 American History to 1865 .................... .......................... 3 HIS 1220 American History since 1865 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 T otal . ................ . . ..... . .......... ..... . ............... . . 12 Electives A minimum of 9 additional semester hours in history is required . The hours must be upper-division and should be selected i n consultation with a d epartmental advi or. No more than 2 semester hours in HJS 3890 r eadings courses may be counted toward t he minor without prior written approval from the depart ment. AMERICAN WEST HISTORY CONCENTRATIO N Required Courses S emes t e r Hours HlS 1100 American West. . . . ...... . .... . . . . . . ........... 3 HlS Ill 0 Colorado History I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ........ .............. ..... ... ................ 3 HIS 1220 American History since 1865 ........................................... 3 Total ............... . . . . . . . . ............... ....... . . . ................... 12 Electives A minimum of9 additional history semes ter hours treating the American West is required , all of which mus t b e upper-division . TWENTIETH-CENTURY STUDIES HISTORY CONC ENTRATION Required Courses Semester Hours HIS 1220 American History since 1865 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary World History ........................................... 3 Total............... ............................... . . ... . . . . . ..... 6 Elect i ves: A minimum of 1 5 additional hours treating 20th-century history is required, 9 of which must be upp er-division. Grade Average Students minoring in history must maintain a 2.0 average in their history courses .

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140 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION LICENSURE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Students majoring in history may com bin e their majo r with other courses in the soc ial scie n ces and in educa tion to earn secon d ary education licensure . The requir ements of this program are inc lud ed under the Teacher Education Department section of thi s Catalog. PRELAW COURSES Several history courses are of particular importance to legal studies. These include HlS 1210 , HIS 1220 , and HIS 3680. Students interested in prelaw courses are urg ed to contact the department advisor. MINOR IN INTERDISCIPLINARY LEGAL STUDIES The interdisciplinary lega l studies minor is de s igned to show students how the vario u s disciplines in the humanitie s and socia l sciences treat question s of law and justice. The interd i sciplinary legal studies minor is not a prelaw preparatory program or paralegal training . Its goal is to cross disciplines so that students can understand how the humanities and socia l sciences illuminate the principles, practices , and policies of the law . Required Courses Semest e r Hours CJC 2000 Introduction to Legal Studie .................... ........ .......... . . ... 3 ENG 3700 Literature and the Law .... ........ . .... . . ............................. 3 HIS 3680 The Court in Crisis ................................................... 3 PHJ 3430 Philo sophy of Law ............................. . . ......... ........ ... 3 PSC 3 l 20 American Const itutional Law . .. . . .. ............ . . .... ........... 3 SOC 3550 Sociology of Law ..................... ............................... 3 xxx xxx Seminar in Le ga l Topics (interdisciplinary team-taught course) ................ 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 2 l Students will select one l aw-related cour se from the co ur ses listed below or approved by the interdisci pHnary legal studies minor a d viso r : CJC 2 !00 Substantive Crimina l Law .................•....................•..... . . 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Busine ss l ..................... .... ......... . . . ... 3 MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Bu sine s II. ..........•............................ 3 SOC 3500 Criminology .. ...................................................... 3 WMS 3310 Women and the Law .......... . ..... .......... ............. . ........ . . 3 T o tal .... ..................................... . ........................... . ... 24 HOLISTIC HEALTH AND W ELLNESS EDUCATIO N MULTI DISCIPLIN A R Y MINOR-DEPARTMENT O F HEALTH PROFESSIONS The holistic health and weUness education multi-disciplinary minor offers an area of concentration for students who recognize the increased emphasis on wellness in severa l profes sional fields and/or for he alth conscious individuals who wish to establish a se l f enhancement program . The minor is designed to complement a major c ho sen by a student that is relevant to the student's career goals. For additional information, please contact the Health Profe ssions Department at 303-556-3130 , South C l assroom 226 . The minor comprises 21 hours of study: Required Courses Semester Hours HES 1050 Dynamic s of Health . . . . ........................................... 3 HES 2750 Introduction to Holi s tic Health .......................................... 3 HPS I 640 Physical Fitness Technique s and Programs ................................. 2 HSP 3750 Holistic Health and High-Level Wellness ....................•......... , ... 4 NUT 2040 Introduction to Nutrition ................................••............. 3 Approved elec tiv es• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . 3 Approved ethics course .......... .................................... ........ ...... 3 Total ..................................................... . .................. . 21 *Students in the minor who do not hav e a research co urs e r equ ired in their major are required to use the e le ctive hours to obtain research s kills. Students in th e minor who do not have an internship required in their major are e n co uraged to arrange a practical experience through HES 3980 . Courses should be se l ec ted in consultation w ith a faculty advisor. To meet the Genera l Studies multicultural requirement, ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health and Ill ness , i s highly recommended . To meet the Genera l Studies natural sciences requirement , a course in human bio l ogy is highly recom mended.

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 141 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Department of Psychology This interdisciplinary major in human development will provide students with a focus on the entire life span and in-depth knowledge about theory , research , and application in hum an development. Students will participa te in field experience to make connections between theory, research, and practice . The major has three separate tracks , serving the needs of students seeking early childhood education teacher licensure (early childhood education track) , st udent s interested in gerontology or planning other careers working with children and adu lt s (applied track and app lied track gerontology), and students who wish to pursue graduate stu d y (graduate school track) . Human Development Major for Bachelor of Arts Required Common Core Semester Hour s BIO I 000 Human Biology for Non-Majors . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 3 PSY I 00 I Introductory Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... . . . ........ 3 PSY 3280 Developmental Research Methods . . . . ... . . . ..... . . . . . ........ 3 PSY 3340 Cognitive De ve lopment and Learning ............. , ....................... 3 PSY 4960 Senior Thesis in Human Development . . . . . . . . . . . ...•..... . ...... 3 SOC I 010 Introduction to Sociology .................................... .......... 3 Subtotal ......................................•............................... 18 R e quired Distribution: In a ddition , stu dent s must choose one course from each category. NOTE: Each student mu t also se lect a track, and in the early childhood educatio n and gerontology tracks , specific courses from the following categories are required (see tracks below) . D eve lopmental Foundations PSY 1800 Developmental Educational Psy c hology . ......... . . .... . . . . .... . .......... 4 PSY 3250 Child Psychology .... . .... . .... . ................... . .... • . . .......... 3 P SY 2270 or SOC 3100 Death and Dying ........... ..... .... ......................... 3 D eve lopm e ntal Br eadt h PSY 3240 Infancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ . ............ 3 P SY 3260 P syc holo gy of Adolescence .......... ...... ...... .. ........... ...... ... 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 Health Is s ues HES 3070 Parental Health Care I ss ue s ................ ........ ............. ..... . . 3 T 2040 Introduction to utrition ........................... . ................... 3 Social Influ e nc es SOC 3410 The Family in Transition ............. .... . . . ...... . . . .... ............. 3 SOC I 040 Introduction to Social Gerontolo gy ....................................... 3 SWK 2100 Introduction to Family Social Work ..................................... . 3 Cultural Context ECE 4360 Cultural Influence on the Socialization of Children . . . . . ...... . . ......... ..... 3 LES 2330 Advocacy , Leisure, and the Aging Adult . ...... . ..... .... ................. 3 SOC 3400 Ch ildh ood and Adolescent Socialization ................................... 3 Subtotal ................. ....... . . ................ ................. 33-34 Additional Requirements (dependent upon the track) .............................. . . . . ... 9 Total for the Major . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ 42-43 Students must choose one of the following four tracks. All students must have 15 upper-division hours in the major , and transfer students must complete at least 15 hours of the major at MSCD . GRADUATE SCHOOL TRACK R equired Courses Semester H ours Common Core ......................... . .......... .............. 18 R equired D istribution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .... 15-16 PSY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Science a . . . ............... 3 PSY 2320 Inferential Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 PSY 3310 Psychological Research Method s I . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 3 Total for Major with Graduat e School Tra c k ........... . ............................ 42-43

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142 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 8Stud e n t s who hav e t aken MT H 1 210 o r its equ i val e nt i n t ra nsfe r before deciding to m ajor in h u m a n d eve l op m e nt m ay subs tit ut e it for P S Y 2310. H ow e ver , MTH 12 1 0 c anno t be use d b o t h in the major a n d t o s ati sfy the Levell G e n era l Stud i e s m a t hema ti cs requir e m e nt . APPLIED TRACK R e quired Co u rs e s S e m es t e r H o urs Commo n Co r e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................. . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 R e quir e d Dis tribution .... . ....... . . .............. ...... . . . .... . ....... ......... 15-16 In addition , s tudent s mus t tak e nin e s emester hours from the following lis t or from courses in the requir e d dis tribution list not alrea d y used. Stud e nt s m ay n o t u se the sa m e c our s e s to count for the major and for the minor or General Stud ies. AAS 3550 Th e Bl ack Family . . .......... . .... . . ..... .......... ..••... . . . ..... ... 3 BI03530/HE S 3810 Ph y s iology o f Aging for on-Biol ogy Majorsb .... ....... . . ......•..... 3 C H S 321 0 The Chicano Family................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... . . . 3 ECE 3 340 Admini s tr atio n of Early Cbildh oo d Programs ... . . . ........ . . . . .... .... ..... 4 EDU 4 310 Parent s as P a rtn e r s in Edu cation . . .............. . ........ . . . . . ........... 3 HPS 4 500 M o tor L earning and D eve l opmen t ..... ................................ . . 3 H S P I 010 Intr oduct i on t o Human S ervice s and Co nununi ty R eso u rces . . . .... .... . . . . . .... 3 NUT 3100 Nutrition and Aging ................ . . . . . . . . .... . ........ . . . . . ....... . 3 PAR 2050 Introdu ctio n t o P a r ent Education . .... .... .......... ........ .... . .... . . . . . 3 P AR 3 070 W o r ki n g with the Co nt emporary Fam il y . . . ......... . .... . ...... . . . . ..•. . . . 3 PSY 2310 Introdu ctio n t o St a ti s tic s f o r S ocia l and Behavio r a l S c i ences•, b .... . . . .......... 3 PSY 3400 P sy c h o l ogy of Exce ptional C hildr e n ........ . .................... ....•.... 3 S O C 30 4 0 C ont e mp o r ary I ss u es in Ge r o ntol ogy . .... ........ . . . ..... . ....... . . ...... 3 SO C 3220 R ace , G ender and E thni c G roup s .......... . .....• ...... . ........ . . . •.... 3 SO C 34 20 Education i n a C h a ngin g Society . . . .... . . . .... . . . . .... . . . ....... ........ 3 SP E 2890 L a n guage Acq u isitio n ... . . ................. . . . •.............. .... . . ... 3 S WK 3030 S oc i a l W o r k w ith the Aging .................... ......... . . ......... , ... 4 SWK 3100 C hild W elfare and the L aw ................. . .......... . ........... .... . 3 SWK 32 00 Social Wor k w ith U rban F a m ilies . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ... 3 S WK 3300 S ocial W o r k w ith Par ents w ith D eve lopm e ntal Disa biliti es . . . . ...... . . . . ....... I S u bto t a l ............ . ........ .......... ..... . . ..... . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . .... 9 Tot a l for Majo r w ith Appl i e d Tra c k . ........ ...... . ..... ....... ...... . ....... ..... 42-43 8Stud e nt s who h av e t ak e n MTH /21 0 o r it s e qui v al e nt in t ran s f e r b efo re d eci din g to maj o r in human d ev e l o pm ent m ay subs t i tut e it for PSY 231 0 . H oweve r , MTH 1 2 1 0 canno t b e u se d b oth in t h e maj o r and t o s at isfy the Level l G e n e ral Studi es m a t h e mati cs r e quir e m e nt . b Stud e nt s foc u s ing o n g e r o n t o l ogy i n the appli e d tra c k mu s t t ak e these tw o c ours es p l u s e it h e r N UT 3 1 00 or S O C 3040 orSWK 3030 . Students who ar e interest e d in a particular c on ce ntr a tion w ithin the applie d track (e . g . , a particular age empha s i s, cultural or famil y issues, problems of d ev e l opment ) should s ee a human development ad vi sor in the Department of P syc h ology for co ur se selec tion. It i s p e rmi ss ible to elect all electi v es f rom the same department. APPLIED TRACK-GERONTOLOGY R e quir e d Co ur s e s Commo n Co r e ... . . . . . . . . R e quir e d Di s tribution as follows: D eve lopm e ntal Fo und ations P S Y 2270 De ath and D ying -or-S e m es ter Hour s . .............. . . . ......... . . .......... .......... 1 8 SOC 3 1 00 D e ath and D y ing ................... . ......... ......... . . ...... . . .... 3 Developmental Br eadth PSY 3270 Adulth ood and A g ing ....... . ..•......... . .... . ....... . . .... .... . . . . . . 3 Health Iss u es NUT 2 040 Introducti o n to Nutrition . .... ...... . .... . . ............ . ...... . . . . . .... . 3 S ocial Influences SOC I 040 Intr od u c t ion to Soc i a l Gerontolog y . . . .... ........... .......... ...... . .... 3 Cult ural Co nt ext LE S 2330 A d vocacy , Leis ur e , and the Aging A dult . . . . . . .... .... . . ............ ...... 3 S u b t o t a l . . . . ..... ...................... .... . . ...•........ . . . ........ •....... . . 3 3

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 143 In addit i on, stu dent s must take nine semester hours from the following list of co u rses. Students may not u se the same courses to count for the major and for the minor or for General Studies . Students in the Applied Track Gerontology may not ha v e a gerontolo gy minor . BIO 3530/HES 381 0 Physiology of Aging for Non-Bio l ogy Majors..... . ...... . .... 3 PSY 231 0 Introduction t o Statistics for Socia l and Behaviora l Sciences• ..... 3 NUT 3100 utrition and Aging -or SOC 3040 -or-Contemporary I s s ues in Geron t ology SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging ...... .... . ........ . .... . .... ...... 3-4 Total for Major with Appli e d Tr ac k G e r o nt o l ogy ............... . . . . . . ......... ...... 42-43 "Stud e nts w ho have tak e n MTH 1210 or it s e qui vale nt in tran s f e r b efo r e d ec iding to major in human d e v e lop m e nt ma y s ubstitut e it for PSY 2310 . How e v e r , MTH 1210 c ann o t b e used b oth in the m ajor and to s ati sfy the L e v ell G e n e ral Studi es math e mati cs r e quir e m e nt . Students interested in the A ppl ied Track in Gerontology s h ould consult a n a d v i sor in Health Profes s ions. EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCAT ION TRACK R eq u i r ed Courses Semester H ours Common Core ............................................................ 18 R e quir ed Di s tribution as follows: Developmental Foundations P SY 1800 Developmental Educational P sy chology ..................... . . ..... . . . . . . . 4 De ve lopm ental Breadth PSY 3240 Infan cy . . ..... . . ........................ . .......•... . . . .... . . . . . 3 Health Issues HES 3070 Parental Health Care I ss ue s -orNUT 2040 Intr od u ctio n to N utriti o n . .......... .......... . . ...... . .•......... . ..... 3 Social Influences SOC 3410 The Family in Tran s ition ...........•...... . ........... . . .......... 3 Cultural Context ECE 4360 Cultural Influence on the Socialization of Children ............. . .. ....... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . ................. 34 In addition , s tudent s must take nine semester hours from the followin g list of courses. Students may not u se the same courses t o co unt for the major and for the minor or General Studies. ECE 3340 Administrati o n of Ear l y Childhood Programs ........................... . . . . 4 EDU 4310 Parents a s Partners in Education ........................................ . 3 HPS 4500 Motor Learning and Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .........•....... 3 PSY 231 0 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences• ............ . ...... 3 P SY 3400 P syc h o l ogy of Except i ona l Chi l dren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition ............. . ...................... . ........ . . . . 3 T o tal f o r Maj o r w ith Earl y C hildh oo d Edu c a t i o n T rac k . . . . . ...... ..... . .... ........... 43-44 •stude nt s w h o hav e tak e n MTH 1 2 / 0 or irs equi vale nt in tr a n sfe r befor e d eciding t o maj o r in huma n d eve l o pm e nt m ay subs titut e it for PSY 2310 . H oweve r , MTH 1 210 canno t b e u se d b oth i n the maj o r and t o s ati sfy the L e v ell G e n e ral S t udie s math e mati c s r e quir e m ent. Student s pur s uin g teach e r licensure s hould consult with a n advisor in the T eac h e r Edu ca tion D epart ment for the current licen s ure requirements of the Colora do Department of E duc at ion . JOURNALISM PROGRAM Department of Communication Arts and Sciences The Journ alism program pr epares students for careers in news and infor m ation media by providing them with a sound education in the basics of journalism and/or public relations. Th e program ha s one of the stro n gest journalism teaching staffs in the state. All full-time and part-time facu l ty have worked in the journal ism and/or public relations fields. Profici e n cy in sta ndard written E n glis h is a prerequisite for all journalism co ur ses. Students are required to co mplet e E G I 010 b efore taking any journalism co ur s es beyond JRN I 010.

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144 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Students should select an advisor early in their cou rse of study. Students may not se l ect both a major and mino r from the Journali sm program. The Journalis m pro g r am will provide students with a list of suggested General Studies courses to help them gain a broad base of knowledge n ecessary for working in news and information media . To make journalism graduates more mar ketab l e in our multicultural society, journalism majors are required to tak e four semesters of o ne foreign language or pro ve their proficienc y in a language other than English. Th e Journalis m Department offers a m ajor with three concentrations-news / ed itori a l , photojournalism and public relat i ons and minor s in journa lism , photojournalism an d public relatio ns. Journalism Major for Bachelor of Arts Core courses required for all concentrations in the Journalism major Semester Hours JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Media ................................ 3 JRN 1 200 B eg innin g Editing ............. .... . .................................. 3 JRN 2210 Beginning La y out and D esign .... ..................••........•.......... 3 JRN 4500 Ethical and Legal Issue s in Journalism ................................ . ... 3 Subtotal ...................................................... . . .............. 12 NEWS/EDITORIAL CONCENT RATIO N Journali sm Core ....................................................•........... 12 Required Courses JRN II 00 Beginning Reporting ..............................•... . . . ..•.......... 3 JRN 2100 Intermediate Reporting ................... . ............................ 3 JRN 3200 Intermediate Editi n g ....... . ...... .........................•.......... 3 JRN 3981 Coo p erative Ed u catio n : New s/E ditorial ................................... 3 (JRN 3981 may be taken more than once with permissio n of the department chair) Subtotal .................. ...................... . ......... .................... 12 Select at least 1 2 h ours: JRN 1600 Survey of Photojournalism . ...................................... . ..... 3 JRN 1700 Survey of Public Relation s ............................................. 3 JRN 2980 Cooperative Education .............. . .............•................... 3 JRN 3100 Pub l ication Practicum .... ............................................. 3 JRN 3150 Contemporary Issues ..................••..................... . ....... 3 JRN 3400 Feature Article Writing for Newspapers ................................. .. 3 JRN 3500 Topics in Journalism ... . .......... .............. ....... . ..... ......... I JRN 3600 Photojournalism I . .................................... .............. . 3 JRN 4100 Investigative Reporting ......................................•......... 3 JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and De s ign ........................................... 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writ i ng for Magazines .................................... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism 11 .....................•....................•..... . . . 3 JRN 4890 Social D ocumentary .................................................. 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 1 2 Total . . .... . ....... ............................••............. ................ 36 PHOTOJO URNALISM CONCENTRATI ON Journalism Core .................................••..........•........••........ 1 2 Required Cou r ses ART I 030 Ba s ic Ph otography M ethods (o r equiva lent beginning photography course) . . . ..... 3 JRN II 00 B eginning Reporting ............................................ ..... . 3 JRN 2100 Int ermediate Reporting ......................................... ....... 3 JRN 2600 Intr oduction to Photojournalism .... . . ............... ...•.. .............. 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I .................................................... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism II ................. ........... .... .... ............... 3 JRN 3982 Cooperative Education: Photojournalism .................................. 3 (JRN 3982 may be taken more than once with permission of the department chair) Subtotal ... ................................................................... 21 Se l ect at l east 3 hours: ART 1200 D esign Processes and Concepts I ........... ...... ....................... 3 ART 2200 Beginning Photography .... . . ..... ..... .............................. . 3 ART 3200 Intermediate Photography .............................................. 3 ART 3410 Digital Video Art ...............•.................................... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 145 JRN 1700 Surve y of Public R e lation s ........... ................. . ............ . . . . 3 JRN 2 1 00 Intermediate Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 JRN 3100 Pu blic a tion Practicum ............... . . . . . . . ................ . ..... ..... 3 JRN 3 1 50 Contemp o rary Iss ue s ..... . ............. . . . . . ......................... 3 JRN 3200 Intermediate Editing ........................ . . . . . . ........ . . ..... ..... 3 JRN 3 400 Feature Article Writing for ewspapers ....... . . . .... . . . . ...... . . . . ...... . 3 JRN 3500 Topic s in Journalism ......... ............................. ............ 1 JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and De s ign .... . ...................................... 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writing for Ma gaz ine s . . ... ................ . . . ............ 3 JRN 4890 Soc i al Documentary ................... . . . . . . . .•........•........•.... 3 Subtotal . . . ......................... . ........ . ....... ...................... 3 Total . ............... ....... .................................................. 36 P U BLIC RELATIO N S CONCE N TRATIO N J o u rna l ism Core ..... . ........... . . .. 12 Required Courses JRN 1110 Media Writing ......................•.........•... . .... . ............ 3 JRN 2700 Fundamentals of Publi c Relations ........................................ 3 JRN 3700 Pub l ic R elations Wri t ing ..... .... . . . . . ............................... . . 3 JRN 3983 Cooperative Educa t ion : Pub l ic Re l ations . .... . . . . . .... . . .... ............ . . 3 (JRN 3983 may b e taken more than once with permiss i on of the department c h air) JRN 4700 Public Relations Strategic Planning .................................... . . 3 MKT 3000 Principle s of Marketing .... . .... . . . . . ........ . . .................... . . . 3 SPE 3100 Bu s ines s and Profession a l Speaking . . . . . ...... . . . ...... . . . ............. . . 3 SPE 3440 Te l evision Production ............................. .......... .......... 3 SPE 4100 Technique s o f Per s ua s ion ....................... ................... .... 3 Sub t otal ........ . . . ................................. . ........ . . ............... 27 Se l ect a t l east 3 ho u rs : COM 2420 Ba s ic Corporate Videotape Production .......... .......... . . . ............. 3 COM 2430 Introduction to Te c hnical Med ia ..... . . . ...........•... . ......... ...... . . 3 COM 2460 Pre s entation Graphic s . . . .... .... . . . . . .... . . ....... . . . . . ............. . . 3 COM 3440 Corporate Scriptwriting for Film and Te l ev isi o n ............................. 3 JRN 1 600 Survey of P hotojourna l i s m ............................................. 3 JRN 2600 I ntro du c t ion to Photojourna l i s m ....... . ................. . . . . . ... .. .... .. 3 JRN 3200 I ntermediate Editing ....... . ...... . ...... . . . . . . . • .... ....•............ 3 JRN 3400 Feature Article Writing for Newspapers ............ ....................... 3 JRN 4210 Ad v anced Layout and De s ign ......................... ....•.... . . . ...... 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writing for Mag az ine s ...................... .... . . . . ...... 3 MKT 3 110 Advertising Management . . . . . . . ....... . . ........................ 3 MKT 3120 Promotional Strategy ................... . ............................. 3 SPE 1700 Communication Theory ............................... . .......... . . . . . 3 SPE 2400 Introduction to Radio and Tele vi sio n Bro a dca s ting ......... .............•.. . . 3 SPE 3130 Co n ference Leadership . . . .... . . ............. . . ................. ....... 3 SPE 3430 Radio-Tele vis ion Announcing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 S P E 3450 B r oadca s t Journalism : Radio .......... ................... ........ ...... 3 SPE 3480 Workshop in Radio Produ c tion . . . . . . 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146 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES PHOTOJOURNAL I SM MIN OR Semester Ho u rs JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Media .................... . . . . ........ 3 JRN II 00 Beginning Reporting ...... ... ..............................•.......... 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing ................. .......... ...................... . . . 3 JRN 2600 Introduction to Photojournali s m ......................................... 3 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I ..................... ...... ......................... 3 JRN 3982 Cooperative Education : Ph otojournalism .................................. 3 JRN 4500 Ethica l and Legal I ss ues in Journalism ........................•..... ...... 3 Total ........................................... . . . . . . . .... . .................. 21 PUBLIC RELA TIONS MINOR Semester Hours JRN 1010 Introduction to Journalism and Mas Media ................................ 3 JRN I 110 Media Writing .......... ............................................ 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing ..................•.. ......... . . .............. ...... 3 JRN 2700 Fundamentals of Public Rel ations ........ .................... .... . . . ..... 3 JRN 3700 Pub lic Relations Writing ... .... . ....................................... 3 JRN 3983 Coo perati ve Education: Publi c Relations ............. . .................... 3 (JRN 3983 may be taken more than once with permi ss ion of the department chair) JRN 4500 Ethical and Legal I ss ue s in Journali s m ...... ......................... ..... 3 JRN 4 7 00 Public Relation s Strategic Planning ................................. ..... 3 T o tal .......................................... ......... .... . .... ............. 24 D IGITAL MEDIA MINOR, SEE P A G E 124 O F TIDS C ATA LOG. LAND USE PROGRAM Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences The land use major is a 65 hour extended major that combines general planning courses with a focused area of study (co ncentration), includ i ng environment and resources, geographic informat i on systems, geology , or urban land use planning, linked by the vita l thread of l and use management. S tud ents will receive a bachelor of science degree except when t h eir concentration is urban l and u se pla nn i n g in which case the student will receive a b achelor of arts deg r ee . The major equi p s s tud ents w i t h a d y n amic foundat i on for understandin g i ss ues and solving prob l ems that confront the community an d environ ment, making them highly competitive in the job market. The program is broad in scope and can be applied to a numbe r of career object i ves and graduate school programs. Opportunities exist in such areas as cartography, environment and resource management, environmental science, geographic infor mation systems , geology , mining and mineral resources, planning , population analysis, recreational l and use, remote sensing, residentia l and industrial development , transportation, and a variety of other interrelated fields. Because the land use degree is an extended major , it does not require a minor. E ach student mus t h ave a d epartme n t a d v i sor and c on s ult wit h his/ h e r adv i sor regarding course work to av oid prerequis it e proble m s. REQ UIRED CoRE The four concentration areas have a common 16-hour required core: Required Core Semester Hours GEG 1 220 Map Use ................•...........•.............................. 2 GEG 1 610 Introducti on to Planning ...... ............... . ........ . . . . . ...... . . . ... I GEL 1010 General Geology ......................•..................... . . . ..... 4 GEG 4950 Int erns hip in Land Use -orGEL 4950 Internship in Geology .... .... .................. . ....... ............... 2 GIS 2250 Intr oduction to Geographic Information Systems ........... . . . . ............. 3 MTH 1210 Introdu ction to Stati s tics ............................................... 4 R e quired Core Total ..............................•.......................... .... 1 6

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 147 Land Use Major for Bachelor of Science ENVIRO NMEN T AND RES OURCES CONCEN TRA T IO N Required Courses Semester Hour s . . . 1 6 Required Core ........... . . . . . ...................... . CET ENV ENV ENV ENV ENV ENV ENV ENV 3320 1200 1400 3400 4000 4010 4200 4430 4960 -orEnvironmental Impact Statements .... . . ..... ............................. 3 Introduction to Environmental Science ......................... . . . . . ...... 3 World Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ... ........ 3 Water Resource s ....... . . .................................... ..... ... 3 Environmental Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 Environmental Hazards and Planning ................. .................... 3 Environmental Policy and Planning . . . . . . . . . . ............ . . . ....... 3 Habitat Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ...... ..... ... 2 Global Environmental Challenges (Se nior Experience) ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies (Senior Experience) ............................ 3 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology............ . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resour ces ........ .................. . . .......................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resour ces . ...•............ ..... ............ . ....... 4 Subtotal ............... . . . . .... . . . .... ........ ................................ 37 Electives (Select a minimum of 12 credit hours ) COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental indu stry ................................... 3 ECO 3450 Environmental Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................... 3 ENV 4410 Water Law ....... ....................... . ..... . .................. . . 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning...... . ............................... 3 GEL 3540 Advanced Geologic a n d Environmental Hazards Denver and V i cinity ............ 2 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensing (recommended) . . ....... . .... . . . . . . ........... .......... 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems ........... ............. . ....... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to atural Resources Management (recommended) ..... 3 Subtotal ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 12 Toto/for major .................. . ......................... . . . ............. 65 GEOLOGY CON C ENT RATIO N Required Courses Semest er Hours Requi r ed Core .................................... .............................. 16 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ............................•........•......... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environmental Hazards and Planning .................... . ................ 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies (Senior Experience) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3 GEL I 030 Historical Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... ...... 4 GEL 3050 Mineralogy a nd Petrology ....................... . . . .................... 4 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology .......... . ................ . ............ 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ..................................... . ................. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resour ces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Re so urces ............................ ..... . . . . . . . . . 4 GEL 4150 Hydrolo gy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . ..... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to atural Resources Management ........ . . . . . .... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............... 42 E l ectives (Select a minimum of 7 credit hour s) ENV 1400 World Re sources .................................................... 3 ENV 3400 Water Re sources. . ..................... . . . . . ...................... 3 E V 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity . ........... 2 GEG 1240 Landforms of the U.S ............. . . . . . ............................... 3 GEL 1020 Geology of Colorado .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 3 GEL 1150 Oceanography ...................................... ............ 3 GEL 3510 Advanced Geology of Red Rocks P ark and Vicinity .......................... I GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the Gods Front Range Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 GEL 3530 Advanced Geology of the Colorado Plateau ................ . . .............. 2

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148 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES GEL 3550 GEL 3 560 GEL 3 5 7 0 GEL 3 5 8 0 GEL 3 90X GIS 1710 GIS 4850 Advanced Geology of th e Gre a t Sand Dun es National Monument . ..... . . . . ..... 2 Advanced Canoeing t h e Canyon Country . . . . ................... .... .... . . . 2 Advan c ed Geology of the Flattops Volcanic Wilderne s s Area .... . . . . . .... ..... 2 Advanced Geology of the Wheeler Geo l ogic Area ..... . . . . . ....... . ......... 2 Advanced Topics in Geology .............. . . . . . . . . . ....•........... . . 1-3 Te rr estria l a v igatio n . . .......... .... .... ................ . ..•. . ....... 2 Advanced Geographic I nform a tion S y ste m s (recommended) .................. . 3 Su b t o t a l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......................•...... 7 T o tal for m a j o r ............................................................ ..... 65 GEOGRAPHl C INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) CONCENTRATION Required Course s Semeste r Hours Required Core ..... ............. . ............... ........ . . .... . . ...... ... . . . . . . . 1 6 CMS 1010 Introduction to Comp ut e r s orCSS I 0 I 0 Introduction to Comp ut ers . . ..... ...... .... .... . ....... .... ......... ... 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use P l anning . . . . . ......... . ...... .... ...... ..... 3 GIS 1710 Te rr estr i a l Navigatio n ....... . .................... . . . .................. 2 G I S 3210 Introduction to Cartog r aphy...... ... . . . . .... . . . .... . ......... 4 GIS 3250 Computer Cartography . ......... . . ................. ........ .... . . . . . . . 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sens i ng .......... . .................................•...... . . 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic I nformation Sys tem s ............ . . .... . . . . ...... . . . . 3 GIS 4 8 60 Applications of ARCfiNFO to atura l Re sources Management ....... . . , . . ..... 3 GIS 4870 Spatia l Databases D esign , Implementation, and Management . .......... , . ...... 3 GIS 4 8 90 Advanced GIS Laboratory ( Senior Experience) ........................... . . 3 T o tal r e quir e d c on ce ntrati o n ................................. ...................... 30 B ecause GIS is an a ppli cation too l , s tud ents are required to spec ialize in a n a rea of inte r est . One of the following interest a r eas must be se l ec t e d or one may be d es igned and approved by a department advi sor. Se l ect a minimum of 1 9 credit hour s from one of the following areas, resulting in a major total of 65 hours. ote : othe r s u ggestions include the courses com pri sing minors in Computer S c i e nce ( School of Letters, Arts and Sciences ) ; Com put er Information Systems, General Bu siness , Internationa l Business , Marketing (School of Bus iness) , and Crimina l Justice and Crimino l ogy ( S c hool of Pr ofessional Studies) . AREAS O F INTEREST E nvironment Cours es Semester Ho urs ENV 1200 Introducti o n to Environmental Science ............. . ... .. ........... ...... 3 ENV 3540 Advan c ed Geologic and Env ironmenta l Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ...... . , .... 2 ENV 4000 Envirorunenta l G e o l ogy (requi r ed) ... ............. .... .... .......... , , . . . 3 ENV 40 I 0 E n vironmenta l Ha z ar d s and PI arming .... .... . . . . . , . . . .... . . , . ....... , , ... 3 E V 4200 E n vironmental Pol i cy and Planning ...... . ....... , , .. .. ..... , ........ , ... 3 E V 4420 Wetland s ................. .......... . ........ . . ........ . . .......... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning .......... . .... ... ,, ...... ... , , ........ , ........ , , ... 2 ENV 4960 G l o b a l Environme nt a l Challenges . ........ ....... . . . . . . . ...... . .......... 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studie s .... . ............. . . ... ............... . ..... 3 GEG 4XXX Advanced Seminars, Topics , or Workshops in Geography . . .............. .... 1 -3 GEL 3150 H ydrogeol o gy ... . ......................... . ........... . .•.... . . ... .. 3 G E L 4 1 50 H ydrology ............... .... ............ ...... . . ........... ....... 3 Subtotal ....................... .............. ................... . , ....... . , . . . 1 9 Meteorology Course s Semeste r Hours MTR 2400 Introducti o n t o Atmospheric Science (required) . ....... , . ..... . .... . ........ 4 MTR 2410 Weather Observing System s .................... . . ........ .............. 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution .................. . . . ...... ..... ...... .......... . ....... 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteoro l ogy (required) .... ......... . . . . . . . , . ..... ............. 4 MTR 3420 Radar and Satellite Meteorology .... .... . . , .............................. 3 MTR 3500 Hazardou s Weather . ........... . . . . . . . ............. . ..... . .... ....... 3 MTR 4210 Foreca s ting Labora t ory l. . . .......... ...• .... . . . . .... . . . . ...... . . . ..... 2 MTR 4440 C lim atolo g y . ............. . ..... . . . ..•.... .... ...................... 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeorology ......... ...... . . . . . .......................... . ..... 3 Subt o tal . ..... ...... . . ..... . .......•..........••. . . ......• . . . .... .••.......... 19

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 149 Planning Courses Semeste r Hours ENV 1 200 Intr oduction t o E n v ironmental Science ..... . ....................... . . ..... 3 ENV 4000 E nvironment a l Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................... . . . . . . .... . 3 ENV 4010 Environmental H aza rd s and Plannin g ..... ... . . ......... ........ . . . ....... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning . . . ................. . . . . .............. 3 ENV 4430 H a bitat Planning ........ . ............................................ 2 GEG 3610 Principle s of Land Use Plann i n g ............•............................ 3 GEG 3630 Transportation Plannin g and Land Use .................................... 3 GEG 4610 U rban and Re gional Planning ..............•.............. . . . .... ....... 3 GEG 4620 R esi d e nti al Land Use Patterns ................................ .... . . . ... 3 GEG 4640 R ec reational Land Use P atterns .................. . . . . . .... ...... . . . . . ... 3 GEG 4X:XX Advanced Seminars , Top ics o r Workshops in Geography ......... ........... 1-3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 19 Resources Course s Seme ter Hours ENV 1400 World R esources ........................... . . . ...... . ............... 3 ENV 3400 W a ter R esources ...... . . .... . ... ..................................... 3 ENV 3620 Population , Resources , an d Land Use .......................... . .......... 3 ENV 4960 Global Environmental C hall e n ges............... . ... . . . . . ...... 3 GEL 3150 H y dro geology ............. . . . .... . . . . .... . . . . . . .......... ........... 3 GEL 3420 Soil R esources . . . ........ . . . . . ............... . . ..........•.......... 4 GEL 3440 E n e r gy and Mineral Reso ur ces ..................................... ... . . 4 G E L 4150 H y drolo gy ...................•.......•..................•... . ...... 3 Subtotal ....................................... ........................... . . . . 1 9 Major T o tal ............... . . .............. . ........................ ... . .. 65 Land Use Major for Bachelor of Arts URBAN LAND USE PLANNING CONCENTRATI O N R eq uir ed Courses Semester Hour s Requir ed Co r e ............. . . .................................. 16 ENV 1200 Introduct ion to Environmenta l S c ience ............. ...... . . . .............. 3 ENV 3620 P o pulati on, R esources , and Land Use .......................... ........... 3 ENV 4200 Env ironm e ntal Policy and Pla nnin g . . .................................... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Plannin g ...................................... . .... . ......... 2 ENV 4960 Global E n vironmental Challenges (Se nior Experience) .... . . . ................. 3 GEG 1300 Introduction to Human Geography .......... . ......................... . . . 3 GEG 2300 Geographic Analysis of Social 1 s ue ......... . . .......................... 3 GEG 3360 Geography of Economic Activity...... . . . . . ..................... . 3 GEG 3600 Urban Geograph y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....•........... . . . 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Plann ing .................... . . . . . ............... . 3 GEG 3630 Tran s p o rt ation Planning and Land Use .................................... 3 GEG 4610 Urban and R egional Plannin g ............. ..... . . • . ..... . • ........•..... 3 GEG 4620 Residential L an d Use Pattern s ............................... . . ......... 3 GEG 4640 R ec r eat i onal Land Use P atterns ...... . . .... ..................... . .... ... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARCflNFO to a rural Resource s Management . ................ 3 Subtotal .................................... .................................. 44 Electives (Se l ect a minimum of 5 c r edit h o urs) ENV 4000 Environmental Geology . . . ..... .................... ................... 3 E V 4010 E n vironme n tal H azards and Planning ........... ..•.......•........ . . . .... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands .......... .................................. . ...... ....... 3 GEG 3300 Land Use, Culture and Connie! (Multicultural) ....... . ...................... 3 GEG 3920 Direct ed Study in Land U s e ... . . . ...... . ................. . . . . . . • . . ..... 3 GEG 4710 Legal Aspects of Land Use ...... . . . . . ...................... . ........... 3 GEG 488X Advanced Workshops in Geography . ......................... . ... ...... 1-3 GEG 490X Advanced Topics o r S e min a r s in Geography . . . . . . ....•.......•. .... ...... 1-3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... .......................................... 5 T otal for m ajor . ..........•.................... ................ .... . . . . ......... 65

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150 SCHOOL OF LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES GEOGRAPHY MINOR Required Core Seme s t e r Hour s GEG 1120 Orienteering ......................... . ........................... . . . I GEG 1220 Map U se ........................ ... ......•............... . ......... 2 GEG 1 300 Introduction t o Human Geogr aphy ....................................... 3 GEG 1230 Weather and Climate or MTR 1400 Intr od ucti on to Meteorology . . .....• .... . . . ..... . .............. . .... . ... 3 Sub t o t a l ... .............................................................. ...... 9 Structured E l ectives A minimum of 13 a dditi onal elective h ours are require d , including a minimum of six hour s of upper division credit that must be selected in consultatio n with a department advisor to avoid prer eq uisite probl ems. These electives m u st be se le c ted from the following five groups and a t l east one course mu st be se lect e d from eac h g roup to sat i sfy thi s requirement. Physical GEG 1100 Introduction to Physi ca l Geography ... . ......................... . . . ...... 3 GEG 1 240 Landform of the U.S ....... . . ........................•........•...... 3 GEL 1010 General Geology ...... . ............... . ............................ . 4 Resources and Environment ENV 1200 Introdu ction to E n v ir onmental Science ............... ..............•.. . ... 3 ENV 1400 World R esources . .......................... ....... .................. 3 ENV 3400 Wa t er R esources ................•...... . .... .... ....••............... 3 ENV 4000 E n vironmental Geology ............ . .......... ..... ................... 3 GEL 3420 Soil R eso u rces ...........................•.........•.........•...... 4 GEL 3440 E n e r gy and Minera l Re sources ........... ....... ........................ 4 Spatial Analysis and Planning ENV 3620 Popul at i o n , R eso urce s, and Land Use ... ......••..........•............... 3 ENV 4010 E n v i ronmental H azards and Planning ............................ . . . ...... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning ...................................... 3 E V 4430 H abitat Planning ........................... . . .......•................ 2 G E G 2300 Geographic Ana l ysis of Socia l I ss ues . . . ...................... .... . . ...... 3 GEG 3600 Urban Geography ...... . ......................... . ....... . ....•...... 3 GEG 3610 Prin cip l es of Land Use Plann ing ......................................... 3 GEG 3630 Tran portation Pla nnin g and Land Use ..... ....•.........•.........•...... 3 G E G 4610 Urban and Regiona l Plannin g ... ...................... ........... .... . . . 3 GEG 4620 Residentia l Land Use P at tern s ............... . .........••........• ...... 3 GEG 4640 R ec r ea tional Land Use P atterns ....................................... . . 3 GEG 4710 Legal Aspects of Land Use ...................................... . ...... 3 GEG 4X.XX Advan ced Geograp h y S eminars, T op i cs or Workshops ...........•.......... 1-3 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic Inf onnation Systems .............. .... . . ..•. . . . . 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Informa tion Sys t ems . . . . ........................ . . . . 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to Natura l Reso urce s Management ................. 3 Regional Geography GEG 1000 World R egional Geograph y ................ ......... ............... .... 3 G E G 2020 Geograph y of Co l orado ......................... . . . . ...•.............. 3 GEG 3000 Hi s toric al Geograp h y of the U.S ......................................... 3 GEG 3520 R egional Geography: Variable Topic s ........................ . . ......... 2-3 GEL 1020 Geol ogy of Co l ora d o .......... . .... . .... ...•..........•. . ............ 3 Field-Lecture Course E ither a geography o r geology field-lecture course ..... ................................. 1-2 Elec ti ve sub t ota l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......•....................••.......... 13-16 Geograph y Minor T ota l . ................... . ................................... 22-25 GEOLOGY MINOR Required Core Seme s ter Hours GEL 1 010 General Geology . . ..................... . . ........................... 4 GEL 1 030 His torical Geo logy...... . ... . ......••........••.............. 4 GEL 3050 Mineralo gy an d Petrol ogy ... . . . . . ......... . .......... . . . . .............. 4 GEL 3 060 Stratigraphy and Structure ........................... . .... ..... ........ 4 Subtotal . . ...... ........... ...... .............. . . .............•........•..... . 16

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' SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 151 E l ectives A minimum o f e ight additional hour s of upp e r-di v i s ion cr e dit must b e s e l e ct e d fro m the foiJow ing lis t in c on s ultation w ith a d e partm e nt adv i sor to a v oid pr e r equi s it e problem s . A maximum of four credit hours of the minor may be selected from the upper-division field lecture courses. ENV 4000 Environmental Geology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environmental Hazards and Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies . . . . .... . ............ . . . . ...... .... . . ....... 3 G E L 3120 Advanced Geom o rphology . ............................ . . .............. 4 G E L 3150 Hydroge o logy....... . . ........ . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . .. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resource s ................ . ...... . . . . . .......................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources .............. . . .... . . . ................... 4 GEL 35XX Variou s Advanced Geology Field -Lec ture cour s es ( a limit of four hours of field-lecture c o urses can be counted toward the mino r ) ..................... . 1-2 G E L 3 9 0X Ad v anced Topic s in Geology .................... . . . .......... 1-3 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................. . 3 Subtotal ... . ........ . .................................... . . .... ........... .... . 8 G eo l ogy Min o r total ....... . . .................................. . . . . . ... . . . . 24 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: Students must complete each course in a certificate program with a grade of " C" or better. The course cannot be taken pass / fail GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATIO N SYSTEMS ( GIS) The certificate of completion in Geographic Information Systems will provide students and working professionals with the theoretical knowledge and technical and application skills needed to s u ccessfully use Geographic Information Systems (GTS), remote sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) , and cartography to determ i ne solutions to problems in the management , conservat i on, and i mprovement of natura l and man-made environments . ln any fiel d related to n atura l resources , and for many fie l ds rel ated to the administration of man-made enviro n ments , education and training i n GIS have gone from be i ng specialized skills to being de facto requ i rements . This certificate is designed for professionals who work in those fields, for p r ofess i o n a l s who analyze human and socio-economic data , and for degree-seeking students interested in anthropol ogy , archeology, biology , business , civil engineering techno l ogy , criminal justice, ecology, economics , environmental science, geography , geology , health s ciences, land u s e planning , and social sciences , as well as other programs. Admissions Requirements: I. There are no special admission requirements for students eeking GIS certification. 2. All students must take the prerequisite courses or provide evidence of equivalent training and receive an offic ial waiver. The courses that have prerequisites are GIS 2250 and GIS 4840 . GIS 4850 and GIS 4890 require upper-division standing or senior standing. All courses can be taken by permission of instructor (the official wai v er). Completion Requirements : All students s eeking GIS certification must maintain a 3 . 0 or above in the certificate program because GIS technology and its applications require a high degree of discipline and commitment. Required Courses Semester Hours G I S 1710 Terrestrial Navigation ................................................. 2 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic I nformation System s . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 GIS 3250 C omputer Cartography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ........ 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sen sing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 G I S 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........... 3 G I S 4860 Applicat i on s of ARC/lNFO to Natural R es ource Management ......... . . . . 3 GIS 4 8 70 Spatial Databases Design , Implementation , and Management . . . . . ... 3 GIS 4 890 Advanced GIS Lab o ratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 T o tal c r e dit s for ce rtifi c at e . ....................................... ... ....... . . .... 23 GEOTECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS (GTS) The Geotechnology Systems Certificate (GTS) will provide student s and industry personne l with the necessary theoretical knowledge and technical and application skills needed to apply geologic computer software and cartography to support geologists in their decision making processes. Further , this certifi cate is designed for industry personnel who work with the management and exploitation of natural

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152 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES resources , such as petroleum and wa ter resources , as well as for degree-se eki ng students interested in environmental science, geology, land use planning , and related fields . Increasing operating costs and decreasing budgets for hiring professional geologists, geophysicists, and petroleum engineers has produced a demand for mid-level persons trained in petroleum technology . Using the l atest computer methods , these geotechnicians or " geotechs" typically perform data searches, generate maps and cross sections , gat h er and organize well data, and perform numerous other tasks in s upport of exploration and development efforts. By some estimates, the combination of a geologist with a geotechnician will result in a synergy that produces more than twice the output of either working alone. The result is a significant increase in productivity . Admissions Requirements: 1. There are no special admission requirements for students seeking GTS certification. 2 . All students must take the prerequisite courses or provide evidence to the instructor that they have equiva l ent training before they can enroll in certificate courses. Some courses in the cer tificate are prerequisites to ot h er courses in the certificate. Prerequisite courses that are not listed as cour es required for the certificate are: GEL 1010 -4, General Geology; CMS/CSS 1010-3, Introduction to Comput e rs ; GEG 1220-2 , Map Use; and GIS 2250-3, Introduction to Geo graphi c Information S y stems. Completion Requirements : All students seeking GTS certification must maintain a 3 . 0 or above in the certificate program . Geot echnology and its applications require a high degree of discipline and commitment. The courses required for the certificate are very challenging with regard to the theoretical and practical s ub jects. They require a significant amount of time devoted to hand s-on and laboratory exercises. Students suc cessfully completing this certificate can take pride in their accomplishment. Required Courses Semester Hours GEL 1030 Historical Geology ........................................... . . . . . ... 4 GEL 2700 Introducti o n to Petroleum Technology . .............. ........ ........... . . 3 GEL 2710 Computer Applications in Earth Sciences . ....... .... ........ . ...... . . ..... 3 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structure ......... ............. ...• . . .... ...•........ . 4 GEL 3 7 00 Integrated Geotechnology ....... .... . . . . . ......... ........ . . ........... 3 GEL 3 710 Earth Scienc e s Data Mana g ement. ........•............... .... . • •........ 3 GEL 4700 Subsurface Geology .................................................. 3 GIS 32 50 Computer C a rtography .... . . . . .............. .... .... . . ..... .... .... ... 3 T o tal Cre dit s ........ . ... . ........ ...... .......... ...... . ....... ..... 26 MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER SCIENCES DEPARTMENT The Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in mathematics and a bachelor of science degree in computer science. The department offers both a mathematics and computer science minor, both of which comp l ement such majors as engineer ing technology , the other sciences , and economics . In addition , the minor program in comp ut e r science comp l ements the mathematics major. See Computer Science on page 122 of this 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 concentrations give the stu dent b ackground for graduate schoo l in theoretical mathem atics, as well a background for both grad u ate school and emp loymen t in mathematically related fields including applied mathematics, scientific computing , probability and statistics , and mathematics education . The degree program in computer sci ence adheres to nationally recognized standards and provides 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.

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' SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 153 Major in Math e ma tics f o r Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Scienc e T h e D e p artment of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offer course work leading to the bachelor of arts o r b ac h e l or of sc i ence degree . The student may choose either degree . A d egree in m athe m atics i s useful in a variety of professional fields including , among many others , bu s in ess, economics, computer science , government , education, technology , and science. Students are inv it e d t o consult w ith t h e department concerning career options. All m a j o r s in mat h ema t ics are required to complete the following basic core of courses (with a required min i mum grade of "C" in each of these courses) . The department strongly recommends that students inter es t e d in the a ppl ie d mathematics concentration take sections of calculus using Mathematica. B as i c M a t hemat i cs Core Semester Hour s MTH 1410 Calcu l us I. .......................................................... 4 MTH 2410• Calculus 11 ....... ................................................... 4 MTH 2420 Calculus Ill . . . ..... ....... . . .... . . .... ....... ........... . . . 4 M T H 3100 Introduction to Mathematical Proofs . . . . . . . . . . . . ............. . ... 3 Total ........ . . ............................................................ 15 •some sections of this course have a Mathemati c a co mponent . Fo r math e m at i cs m ajo r s, except those in mathematics education, there is a one-hour project-oriented co ur se a t t h e senior leve l t h at synthesizes the material in the major. Each major is also required to take a S enio r Experience course and to complete a minor. The following mathematics courses have been a ppr oved as Senior Ex p erience courses: MTH 4210 , MTH 4410 , MTH 4480 , and MTH 4640. The c our se M TH 3240 does n ot count toward a mathematics major or a mathematics minor. Th e s tud ent may choose to complete a mathematics major in one of the following concentrations: General Applied Mathematics Computer Science Mathematics Education Pr o b a b ility a n d Statistics Theoretical Mathematics The r e quir em e nts for each are as follows. G ENERAL C ONCENTRATIO N T h e ge n e r a l concentrat i on in mathematics is designed to meet the needs of students with diverse math e m atica l i nterests or background , since it allows considerable flexibility among upper-division course c h oi c es. R equired Courses Semester Hours B asic Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 One of the following three courses: CS 1 1050 Com p uter Science I .................................... , . .... . . . . . ... 4 CSS 1247 Introduction to Programming: Visual Basic . . ........... .............. 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming : FORTRAN ................ . ...... , ............. 4 MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior Seminar .......... .................... .... ....... .. I Subto tal ...................................................................... 20 A minimum of 22 credit hours chosen from MTH 2140, or any upper-division mathematics courses w ith the exception of MTH 3240. The 22 credit hours must include at least 20 upper-division hours , at l east seven hours of 4000-level courses in mathematics , including at lea st one Senior Experie nce co urse in ma th ematics , and one of the following sequences: MTH 3110 and MTH 3140• OR MTH 3110 and MTH 4110 OR MTH 3210 and MTH 3220 OR MTH 3420 and MTH 3440 OR MTH 4210 and MTH 4220 OR MTH 4410 and MTH 4420 OR MTH 4480 and MTH 4490 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Total. . . . . . . . . . . ...................... 42 •No credit is allowed for MTH 2140 if MTH 3140 is also taken . APPLIED MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATI O N T h e co n cen tr at i on in applied mathematics is d esigned to meet the needs of the scientific, technical , and com put e r-b ase d economy and to prepare the student for graduate study. The department has made every effo rt to h ave state-of-t h e-art technologies and practices available for student use and strongly recom m e nd s that s tud e nt s i n te r es t ed i n this concentration take sections of calculus using Mathematica. A gra d e o f "C" or better i s r equired in each course included in the major.

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154 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Required Courses Semester Hour s Bas i c Core ....................... ............................................. 1 5 MTH 1510 Computer Progra mming: FORTRAN .......•.........••.........•........ 4 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra ...................................................... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics ................•.... ............ ............. 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equations ................. .......... ...................... 4 MTH 3440 Parti a l Differ ential Equations .............•.... ......................... 4 MTH 4480 Numerical Analysis I .................................... ............. 4 MTH 4490 Numerical Analysis ll ................ . ........ ........................ 4 MTH 4590 Applied Mathematics Senior Seminar ..................................... I Total............................ . ................................. ... 44 It is recommended that students take one nr more nf the following courses in addition to the require ments : MTH 3220 , MTH 3250 , MTH 3470, MTH 4210, MTH 4410 , MTH 4420 , and MTH 4450 . COMPUTE R S CIENCE C O NCENTRATI O N This concentration with its required minor is d es igned for the stu dent who wants to combine applied mathematics or statistics with computer sc ien ce. The required computer science minor includes the core co u rses for the computer science major . A grade of"C" or better is required in each course included in the major and in the required co mputer science minor. Requir e d Courses Semester Hour s Core ........................ ................................................. 15 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra ............. . ............... ...... ................... 4 MTH 3210 Probabil ity and Statistics ......•...........• ........................... 4 MTH 3420 Differ ential Equatio n s ........ ...... ................................... 4 MTH 4480 Numerical Analysi I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 4 Subtotal . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . ............................... . 16 Two of the following cou rses: MTH 3220 De s ign of Experiments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. . .... 4 MTH 3440 Partial Differentia l Equations ......... ........................ .......... 4 MTH 4 210 Probability Theory ............ ....................................... 4 MTH 4220 Stocha tic Proc esses ................ .................................. 4 MTH 4490 Numerical Analys i s 11 ......................•.........•................ 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................................ ............. 8 One of the following courses: MTH 4290 Senior Statistics Project . .......................................... .... I MTH 4390 Mathem atics Senior Seminar . ......... . ........... . .................... I MTH 4590 Applied Mathematics Senior Seminar ....................... . . . ........... I Subtotal ....................................................................... I Total ......................................................................... 40 COMPUTER SCIENCE MINOR (REQUIRED FOR THE COMPUTE R S CIENCE CON C ENTRA TIO N ) Required Courses• Semester Hours CSI 1050 Com put er Science I .................................................. 4 CST 2050 Computer Science 2 ......................... ......................... 4 CSI 3050 Computer Science 3 ..........................••...................... 4 CSI 3210 Principle s of Progr amming Languages .... . .... ........................... 4 CSI 3240 Introduct ion to the Theory of Computation ................................. 2 CSI 4050 Algorithms and A l go rithm Analysis ...................................... 4 CSI 4250 Software Engineering Prin ciples. . . . ................. . . ................. 4 Total H o ur s Required for Minor......... . . . . . . ............•....................... 26 • Note: R equ ir e d cour ses are pending approval. MATHEMATIC S E DUCATIO N CONCENTRATI O N The concentration in mathematics education is for the preparation of classroom teachers of mathemat ics . Students seeking teacher licensure in mathematics must satisfY the professional education program requirements of the College for pre-service secondary mathematics teachers in addition to all of the mathematics major requirements . Content competency must be s hown for mathematics course credit that is ten or more years old. A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses included in the major.

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 155 Required Courses Seme s ter Hours Basic Core ........................ ......................... . . .......... 15 One of the following three courses: CS I I 050 Computer Science I ........................... . . . . . ...... . . .......... 4 CSS 1247 Introduction to Programming : Visual Basic . . . . . . . . ... ........ 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming : FORTRAN..... . . . . . . . . ................ 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................................... , •........ , ... 4 MTH 311 0 Abstract Algebra I . . . .............................................. 3 MTH 3140 Linear Algebra . . . . . . .................................•... . . . ...... 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics .............................................. 4 MTH 3470 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics and Modeling ............••............ 3 MTH 3650 Foundations of Geometry .............................................. 3 MTH 4600 Seminar in Problem Solving .......................... . ................. I MTH 4640 History ofMatbematics ............................ ............... . . . . 4 Total ................. ........................................................ 41 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATI O N S E Q UENCE I N SECONDARY M THEMATICS (TO C OMPL EMENT THE MATHEMATICS E D UCATION CONCENTRATION) Students seeking teaching licensure must take the following sequence of courses and be admitted to the teacher education program (see pages 255-268). Students should pay particular attention to corequisites and prerequisites . Requir ed Courses Semester Hours EDS 311 oa Proce sses of Education in Multicultural Urban econdary Schools . ........ . . . ... 3 EDS 3120a Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary School s . ............... . . . 2 EDS 3200 Educational P sychology Applied to Teaching ............................... 3 EDS 321 ob Standards-Based Curriculum, Assessment, and Classroom Management in the Secondary School ... .................................. . .... . ......... 3 EDS 3222b Field Experience in Mathematics Teaching , Assessment , and Management in the Secondary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 2 EDT 361 oc Applications of Educational Teclmology ................................. 2-3 MTL 3620 Mathematics of the Secondary Curriculum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTL 3630d Teaching Secondary Mathematic s. . . . . . ..................... . . . ... 3 MTL 3638d Secondary Mathematics Field Experience .................................. 2 MTL 4690 Student Teaching and Seminar : econdary 71 2 ............................ 1 2 RDG 3280 Teaching Literacy Skill Development in the Content Areas ...... . .... . . .... 4 SED 3600 The Exceptional Learner in the Clas room . . . . . . . . . ............ . . .... 3 Total ......... ............ . . . .... . ............... .......•.................. 43-44 0 These two co ur ses must b e taken concurre ntly. b These two co urses must be taken co n c urr e ntl y. c Although EDT 3610 i s required . it is expected that Mathematics Education majors will test o ut of this class by demonstrat ing the expec ted o ut co mes. d These two co ur ses must be taken concurre ntl y. PROBA BILI TY AND S TATISTICS C O NCENTRATI O N The concentration in probability and stati tic s stre ses the application of the principle s and methods of statistics and probability in the biological , physical , and social sciences and engineering. This concen tratio n also prepares the student for graduate study. A grade of "C" or better is requir e d in all courses inclu d ed in the major. Required Courses Semester Hours Basic Core .......... . . . ......................... . . . ................ . ......... 15 MTH 1510 Computer Programm ing: FORTRA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTH 2140 Computational Matrix Algebra•..... ....... . ............ . ......... . ... 2 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics .............................................. 4 MTH 3220 Design of Experiments .............................. ....... . .......... 4 MTH 3250 Optimization Techniques I ........ . . ................................... 4 MTH 4210 Probability Theory ............. .................. . . .................. 4 Subtotal ......... . . . ............................•............................. 22

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156 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES One of the following two courses : MTH 4220 Stochastic Pro cesses .................................•................ 4 MTH 4230 Applied and Computational Statistics .................... . .........•...... 4 Subtotal ....... ....... ................................................ . . ....... 4 MTH 4290 Senior Statistics Project .........•............................... . . .... I Total ........................................................•..... . . ..•...... 4 2 *MTH 3140 may be substituted for MTH 2140. THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS CONCENTRATION The concentration in theoretical mathematic s prepares the studen t for further specialized study at the graduate level as well as being adaptab l e to po sitions in bu siness, industry, and government. A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses inc luded in the major. R eq uired Courses Semester Hour s Core.............. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................................. 15 MTH 2530 Introduction to Mathematics . . ....................... . ...... ............ 2 MTH 31 I 0 Abstract Algebra I ....................... ............................ 3 MTH 3 140 Linear Algebra .. ... . .... .....•............. ......................... 4 MTH 4390 Math ematics Senior Seminar ...................... ...... ...... ......... I MTH 4410 Advanced Calculus I. ...................................... ...... .... . 4 MTH 4420 Advanced Calculus U . . ............................................... 3 A minimum of7 credit hours chose n from any upper-division mathematics courses .............. 7 Total.......................................... ....... . . . ......... ......... 39 MINOR IN MATHEMATICS* Required Core Semester Hours MTH 1410 Calculus I. ......... . . ............. . .......................... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus [) ...................... . . ...... .... ... .................... 4 One of the following courses : CSI 1050 Computer Science I ........................ . ............... . .... . . ... 4 CSS 1247 Intr oduction to Programming: Visual Ba sic ..... ...... . ..•................. 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming : FORTRAN ... . . . ...... . ........................ 4 Subtotal ............... ................................................. . ..... 12 ELECTIVES A minimum of l 0 hours at least 7 of which must be upper-division. These l 0 hours may include MTH 2420, any upper-division mathematics course except MTH 3240, or any course approved by the Math ematical and Computer Sciences Department. Electives ....................................... .... ........................... I 0 Total ............... . . . ....... . ................................... ........ . . . . 22 *Note: A major that requir es a minor in mathemati cs c an specifY the co ur ses for such a minor and the total hours required may exceed the 22 hour total lis ted above. Pl e ase co n sult the listings inc luded with those majors. METEOROLOGY PROGRAM Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Meteoro l ogy is the science of the atmo sphere . Meteorologists are employed in operationa l meteorology , meteorological research , applied meteorology, and the media. Meteorologists study globa l weather and climate, and investigate the influence that human beings exert on earth's climate. The Meteorology Computer Laboratory provides access to real-time weather data and analysis software supported by the UNIDATA Program. The bachelor of science degree conforms to the American Meteorological Soci ety and ational Weather Service recommendations for an undergraduate meteorology degree. A math ematics minor is a requirement of the meteorology m ajor . Students should contact a meteorology fac ulty member to discuss degree programs , career opportunities, and graduate school options . Contact the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department for additional information.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 157 Meteorology Major for Bachelor of Science Required Courses Semester Hours MTR 2400 Introduction of Atmospheri c Science ................... , . . . . . . . . . . ... . 4 MTR 2410 Weather Observing Systems . . ....... . . .......... . . . ................. . . . 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology . . . . ... ..... , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTR 3410 Weather Analysis Technique s ..... . ......... ............. ...... . .... .... 2 MTR 3430 Atmospheric Thermodynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 MTR 3440 Physical Meteorology ........................ . . . ...... . ............ . . . 3 MTR 3450 Dynamic Meteorology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 MTR 4400 Advanced Synoptic Meteorolo gy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 MTR 4440 Climatology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeor ology . . . .... . ....... ............. . ............. . . . . . ..... 3 MTR 4600 Senior Res ear c h Semin a r ............. ........... ...................... 3 Elective Meteorology Course s .......................... . .... . ...................... . 8 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 Required Mathematics Minor MTH 1410 Calculus I. ...... . . . .............................. .................. 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming: FORTRAN orCS! 1050 Computer Scienc e I .............. •................................... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus ll ............................................ . . . . . . ....... 4 MTH 2420 Calculus 01. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Stati s tic s ................. . .... . . . . . ................... 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equation s ................................................. 4 Subtotal ........................................................... . .......... 2 4 Additional Course Requirements• CHE 1 8 00 General Chemistry I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ENG 10 I 0 Freshman Compo s ition: The Essay. . . . . ..... .... ...... 3 ENG I 020 Freshman Composition: Anal ysis, Re s earch , and D ocume n ta tion . . . . . . . . • . . . 3 PHY 2311, 2321 General Physics l and Labor a tory ..................................... 5 PHY 2331, 2341 General Physics Il and Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Level I Communications ...................................................... ..... 3 Level II Arts and Letters. . . .. . .. .. . . .. .. . . .. . .. .. . . . . . .. . . . ................... 6 Level Il Hi torical. ......... . .......... . . ................................... 3 Level Il Social Science . . ..................................... ... ...... . .... 6 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . ............ 3 8 Approved Ele ctiv es .............................. . .... . ............. ............. 1 6 Total................................ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 1 2 0 •stud e nt s mus t cons ult a f a c ul ty ad v i so r r eg ardin g Gen er al Studies require m e nts. MINOR IN METEOROLOGY Required Course s Sem es t e r Hour s MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmo sphe ric Sci e n ce . ............................. 4 MTR 2410 Weather Observin g S ys tems ... . . . . ....... . ....................•....... . 3 MTR 3 400 Synoptic Meteorology ................. . . ................. . .... . . . . . . . 4 Approved Electives .......................... . . . .... . . . . . ......................... 9 Total... ................ ............. ......................... . . ..... . 20 MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT The Modem Languages Department offers a major program in modem language s with concentrations in French , German, and Spanish; minor programs in Frenc h , German , and Spanish ; and teacher educa tion program s in a variety of combinations. Courses in ot h er foreign languages and in occupational or professional fields are offered in order to meet student and community needs. In addition , the depart ment administers severa l s tud y abroad programs , as well as certificate programs in ba s ic French , Ger man , and Spanish stu dies. Students are placed in courses at level s appropriate to their ability a s indicated by the BYU placement exam. The a bo ve may not be applicable if students ha v e had no profession a l instruction in their chosen for eign lan guage within the past two years. Student s can al o take a test if the y feel that the y ha v e in s uf-

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158 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES ficient preparation for the required leve l or are not s u re of that lev el. Elementary courses do not apply toward the major or minor requirements . Student s seeking secondary credentials in French , German , or Spanish must satisfy the teacher educa tion program of MSCD in addition to all of the major requirements. They must also demonstrate suffi cient mastery of the target languag e or language s through an appropriate proficiency exam. Modern Languages Major for Bachelor of Arts The Bachelor of Arts in Modem Languages degree may b e completed by se lecting either Option I or Option II. Students are advised into int ermediate and advanced classes in each language on the basis of individual background and need. O PTION I This Modem Languages major option requires a minimum of 42 hours in one of the following lan guag es: French, German , or Spanish. Student s pursuing this option for the degree in Modem Langu age need a minor. For the language emphasized , either French , German or Spanish , studen t s must complete a minimum of 27 hours of course work and the three (3) c r ed it hour Senior Expe rience after the core curric u lum . o more than 12 hour s may be taken at the 2000 level. The core curriculum of 12 hour s in the chosen language must be taken as follows : F r e nch FRE 2010 Interm ediate French 1 ....................... . ......................... 3 FRE 2020 Int ermediate Frenc h 11 ...................................•............ 3 FRE 2110 French R eading an d Conversation ............. ......... . .............. . . 3 FRE 3010 Introdu ction to Advanced French Studies .................................. 3 Subtotal ...................................... ......... . . . . . ....... .......... . 12 Ge rman GER 2 110 German Reading and Conversation ....................... . . ......... ..... 3 GER 2120 German Civilization . ................................................. 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Buildin g and Grammar. ............................... 3 GER 2320 German Composit ion and Free Writing ............. .............. ..... . . . 3 Subtotal . .... . ........ ...........................................•... . . . ...... 12 S p a ni s h SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conversation l. ........ . ........... . ..... . . . . . . .... . 3 SPA 2120 Spani sh R eading and Conversation !I ........................... .......... 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar a n d Composition I . . .................................. . 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Compositio n ll . ...•............... . . .... .... .... . . 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... 1 2 The remaining 30 hours t o comp lete the 42 hours required must be taken with departmental approval and include the following : Advanced Language courses (3000 l evel) 1 French ............. ...... ......................................... 9 G erman .............................. . . ........... . . . ..... ........ 9 Spanish . . . . .... . ................................................... 6 Advanced language courses ( 4000 l evel)2 French . . .......................................................... 3 German ................................... . ...... . ................ 3 Spanish .............................•....................•......... 6 Lit eratu re / c ultur e courses (3000 / 4000 level )l .... . . . ................................... 15 Senior Experi e nce4 .................................•............................. 3 Total....................... . ....... ........................•.......... 42 1 Advanced Language Courses (3000 l evel): French FRE 3150, FRE 3310 , FRE 3320 Gerrnan-GER 3010 , GER 3150 , GER 3300 Spanish-8PA 3110, SPA 3140 2 Advanced language courses ( 4000 l eve l ) French FR 401 0 taught b y UCD Gerrnan-GER 4020 , GER 4210 Spanish SPA 4010 , SPA 4020

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 159 l Literatur e/C ulture 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 Spani sh-Maxi mum of 6 credit hours of culture and minimum of 9 credit hours of literature from SPA 3050, SPA 3200, SPA 3210 , SPA 3220 , SPA 3250 , SPA 3400, SPA 3410, SPA 3510, SPA 3600, SPA 4110 , SPA 4120, SPA 4130 4Senior Experience course French FRE 4520 , FRE 4530 , student teaching Gennan-GER 4200, GER 4400, GER 4410 , student teaching Spanish SPA 4200, SPA 4310 , student teaching Students preparing for teacher licensure should include t h e courses listed under Option II teacher licen sure for their language . They must comp l ete three credits of MDL 4960 T e aching Foreign Languag es in the Secondary Schools. OPTIO N II Th i s Mo d ern Languages major option requires a minimum of 60 hours in a combination of two mod ern l anguages: French-German, German-Spanish, Spanish-French. Stu d e nts purs u ing this option for the degree of Modern Languages do not need a minor. For t h e lan guage emp h asized , either French, German or Spanish , students must complete a minimum of 42 h ours of course work at the 2000 level or above. No m ore than 12 hours may be taken at the 2000 level. To complete the 60-hour requirement, students must take at least 18 hours at the 2000-level or above in a second language . Students are advised into intermediate and advanced classes in each lan guage on the basis of ind ividual background and need . The minimum 18 hours in each of the second languages must be taken as follows : French FRE 2010 Intermediate French I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French [] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . .......... 3 FRE 3010 Introduction to Advanced French Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 3 F r ench electives (upper-division) . . . . ..............•.. . . ......... ................ 6 Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 8 German GER 2110 German Reading and Conve rsation........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 GER 2120 German Civilization.. .. ... . . .... ........................... . . 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar ................... . ...... ...... 3 GER 2320 German Composition and Free Writin g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 German electives (upper-division) . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . ....................... 6 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Spani s h SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conversation I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 3 SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Conversation ll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Composition 1 .......... .............•............. 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition U . . . ............................. 3 Spanish electives (upper-division). . . . . . . . . . ........................ . ..... . ..... 6 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 18 The r e m aining hours to complete the 60 h ours required must b e taken with departmental approval. Stude nt s p r eparing for teac h er licensure may include the three (3) credits of MDL 4960 Teaching For eign Languages in the Seconda ry S c hools in the 42 hours if they so desire . Teacher Licensure For students eeking teac h er licensure in modern l anguages (French, German, Spanish), the cou r ses in one of the following co n centrations are required . FRENCH CONCEN TRATIO N FOR T EACHE R LICENSURE FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE 2010 2020 2110 3010 3110 3120 Intermediate French I . . . .............. . . .... . ....................... 3 Intermediate French [[ ........... . .................................... 3 French Reading and Conversation .............. ................... . . . . . . 3 Introduction to Advanced French Studies ............ . . ...... ..... ..... . . . . 3 Survey of French Literature I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Survey of French Literature l1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... 3

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160 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES FRE 3150 French Phonetics : Theory and Practice . .............. . . . . . .........•..... . 3 FRE 3310 Advanced French Composition and Grammar. .............•. . .... ...•..... . 3 FRE 3320 Advanced Conversation ................................. . . . . . ......... 3 FRE 3550 French Historical Perspecti v e s ....... ... . . ........................... . . . 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio Cultur a l I ss ues .... . .......................... • . .... . 3 MDL 4960 Teaching Foreign Language s in the Secondary Schools . . . ..... . . . ............ 3 Any 2 of the following : FRE 4520 Modem French Theater .............. ................................. 3 FRE 4530 The French ovel. .................. ....•.......... . ........ ......... 3 FRE 4750 Senior Seminar in French Studies . ...........•. . .............. ........... 3 Total . . . ...... ................ ............... .... ......... ........ ........ . . . . 42 GERMAN CONCENTRATION FOR TEACHER LICENSURE GER 2110 German Re a ding and Conv e r sa tion ............................. . .... . . . . . 3 GER 2120 German Civilization .... .... . ....... .... . ........................ . . . . . 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar. . ..•.................... •..... . 3 GER 2320 German Composition and Free Writing ......... .... . ..... . ............... 3 GER 3150 German Phonetics: Theory and Practice ...... . .... .... . ..•....... ..•...... 3 GER 3210 Survey of German Literature 1 . ..................... ............ ........ 3 GER 3220 Survey of German Literatur e II ..............•.........•..........•. .... . 3 GER 3230 Contemporary German Writers ..... . . . ...... . ............ ........•...... 3 GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar ........ . . ....... ... .. .. .. ....... . . . • . .... . 3 GER 4200 Major German Authors . ............. .. ... .................... ......... 3 GER 4210 Advanced Conversation : Pr es ent-day Germany ......................... .... . 3 German Electives ... ... .......................................................... 6 MDL 4960 Teaching Foreign Language s in the Secondary Schools .............. . ........ 3 T o tal.... . . ......... . ......................... . ....... . . . . . . ........... 42 SPANISH CONCENTRATION FOR TEACHER LICENSURE SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA SPA 2110 2120 2310 2320 3110 3140 3150 3200 --or Spani s h Reading and Conversation I. .... . .... .... ...... ........ . . . ...... . 3 Spanish Reading and Conversation ll . ..........•. . .............. . ...... . . 3 Spanish Grammar and Composition r . ........ . .. . . . .. ....... . . . . ....... .. 3 Spanish Grammar and Compo s ition II ........................ ............ 3 Advanced Conversation ....... . .............•........••......... • . . . . . 3 Advanced Composition ................................................ 3 Spanish Phonetics: Theory and Practice . ...... ...... . ......• . ....... . . . . . . 3 Culture and Civilization of Sp ain SPA 3210 Spani s h-American Culture and Civili z ation --or SPA 3220 SPA 3250 SPA 3400 --or SPA 3410 SPA 4010 SPA 4020 SPA 4110 --or Folklore and Culture of the Mexican Southwest ............. ....... . ....... . 3 Introdu ction to Literary Studies in Spanish ........... . ............... ...... 3 Survey of Spanish Lit e rature 1 Survey of Spani s h Literature U .... ....... .... . ...•.. ... . ...... ... . ...... 3 Advanced Spani s h Writing and Grammar I. ..... . ............ . ........ .... . 3 Advanc e d Spani s h Writing a nd Grammar ri ........... . .......•........ . ... 3 Contemporary Spanish Literature SPA 4120 Contemporary Latin-Ameri c an Literature ....... . . ............•...... .... . . 3 MDL 4960 Teaching F o reign Language s i n the Secondary Schools ............•...... .... 3 Total . ............................. . ..... .... . .... ....... ..................... 42 SPANISH CONCENTRATION FOR TEACHER LICENSURE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION Required Courses Semes ter Hours SPA 2120 Spani h Reading and Con v ersation II ... . . . .... . . . . .... . .... . .... . . ...... . 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition II ....••... ......•...... . .••...... . ... 3 SPA 3110 Advanced Conversation ................... .... ...... ....... • . . . ....... 3 SPA 3140 Advanced Compo s ition . .......................... . ............... . .... 3 SPA 3150 Spani s h Pho netics : Th e ory and Practice . .............•.........•... . ...... 3 SPA 3200 Culture and Civilization o f Sp ain . ............. . . . ...... .... .... ......... 3

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I I SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 161 SPA 3210 Spani s h-Am eric an Culture and Civ ilization -orFolklore and Culture of the Mexican Southwe s t ... ..... . . . ........... . ..... 3 SPA SPA SPA 3220 3 250 3400 lntroduction to Literary Studies in Spani s h . ........... ......... . ....... . ... 3 Survey of Spanish Literature I -or SPA 3410 Survey of Spanish Literature II ..... .. ............................. .... . . 3 SPA 3510 Survey of Latin American Literature ..................................... 3 SPA 4010 Advanced Spanish Writing and Grammar I. ........ . . .... . . ..... ........... 3 SPA 4020 Advanced Spanish Writing and Grammar II.. . . . . . ........ ........... 3 CHS 31 00 / SOC 3130 The Chicana!o Community ................ ......... . . .......... 3 CHS 102011-ilS 1 910 His tory of the Chic a n al o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present. ...... 3 Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 MINOR IN FRENCH Required Courses Seme s ter Hours FRE 20 I 0 lntermediate French I . . .... . .... ....... ........ ......... . . . . 3 FRE 2020 lntennediate French II . . . . . . . . . . . ........ ............. ......... . . 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conversation . . .....•. ....................... . . 3 FRE 30 I 0 Introduction to Ad v anc e d French Studies ..... . . . . ..... . . . . ........... . . . . . 3 FRE 3110 Survey of Fren c h Literatur e I -orFRE FRE 3120 3550 -orSurvey of French Literature II Fre n ch Historical Perspectives .............................. ........... . 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Socio-Cultural Issues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... ..... ........ 3 French Electives* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................... .... ... 3 Total . ................................ . . ..... . ....•............. . ............ . 21 *Must b e a co urs e a/the 3000o r 4000-l e v e/. MINOR IN G ERMAN Required Courses Semester Hours GER 2110* German Reading and Conversation . .... . ... . . . .......... ......... 3 GER 2120* German Civilization........................ . . .................. 3 GER 2310* German Vocabulary Building and Grammar. . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GER 2320* German Composition and Free Writing .... ...... . .... ........... .... . . ... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . .... ........................... . .... • ........ . ........•......... 12 Select I of the following literature courses : GER 3210** Survey of German Literature l .............................. .... . . ..... . 3 GER 3220** Survey ofGennan Literature ll ..... . . . .... . . . . . . . .............. . . ..... . . 3 GER 3230** Contemporary German Writers.. . . .... . ................ 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . . . ....... . . ......... 3 Select 2 of the following s kills course s : GER 3010 Third Year Gennan Conversation . . . . ....... ..•............... ........ ... 3 GER 3300 Advanc e d Gennan Grammar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GER 3400 German for Business I ............................ . . . . ...... ... . . . .... 3 GER 3410 Translation Techniques for Scientifi c Materia l s . . ......... . .......• . . ....... 3 Subtotal ........... . ....... . ..... .... ............................. ...... . ...... 6 Total.... ...... ... ............ . . ........ . . . ...... . . . . ....... . . . .... . . . ...... 21 *High e r-l eve l c our se ma y b e subs titut e d w ith d e partm e ntal appro val. **Fourth-year co ur se ma y b e s ubstitut e d w ith d e partm e ntal appr ov al . MINOR IN SPANISH Required Courses Semester Hours SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conversation l. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... 3 SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Conversation ll.. . . . . . .... . . ............. . . 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Composition I ........... .............. . . ..... . .... 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Composition II . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ........... 3 SPA 3110 Advanced Conversation ................. . . . . .... . ....... .......... . . . . 3 SPA 3200 Culture and Civilization of Spain -orSPA 3210 Spanish American Culture and Civilization -orSPA 3220 Folklore and Culture o f the Mexica n S o uthwest . . . ...... . . . . . . .......... . ... 3

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162 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SPA 3250 Introduction to Literary Studies in Spanish . . . . .......... ................... 3 Total .......................................... . ...... ....... . . ............. . . 21 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: Students must comp lete each course in the certificate program with a grade of "C" or bett er. The courses cannot be taken pass / fail. GERMAN TRANSLATION PROGRAM GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar ............................... ....... . .... 3 GER 3400 German for Bu s iness I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3 GER 3410 Tran s lation Te ch niques for Scientific Material s .................. ....... .... 3 GER 4020 Advanced German Composition ..................... . .............. . .... 3 GER 4410 Advanced Translation Techniques .................. ................ . .... 3 For prerequisites and more information call Dr . Gudrun Clay , 303-556-2909 BASIC COMPETENCY IN FRENCH FRE 1010 Elementary French I ................. .... ..............••............. 5 FRE I 020 Elementary French II .......... ............. . ......................... 5 FRE 20 I 0 Interm e di a te Fren c h I . ........... ... . ........•..........•.... . . . ...... 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French 11 .... ....... .............................. ....... 3 FRE 2110 French Re a ding and Conversation ................................... .... 3 For more information call Dr. Ann Williams-Gascon or Alain D . Ranwez, 303-556-3011. BASIC COMPETENCY IN GERMAN GER IOJO Elementary Germa n I ..........................•........... .... . ...... 5 GER I 020 Elementary German II ..................................... . . . ........ 5 GER 2110 German Re adi ng and Conversation ....................................... 3 GER 2120 Gennan Civilization .... ........ ...... . ............................... 3 GER 2310 German Voc a bulary Building and Grammar .......................... . . .... 3 For more information call Dr . Gudrun C l ay, 303-556-2909 BASIC COMPETE NCY IN SPANISH SPA I 010 Elementary Spanish I .................... ........................... . . 5 SPA I 020 E l ementary Spanis h II ...................................... . ......... 5 SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conversation I. . ...... .............................. 3 SPA 2120 Spanish R ea ding and Conversation U .......... .....•.........•........... 3 SPA 231 0 Spanish Grammar and Composition I ..................................... 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Grammar and Co mp osit ion li .......................... .......... 3 For more informat i on , call Dr. Elizabeth Ordonez, 303 556 2908. MUSIC DEPARTMENT Metropolitan State College of Denver is an accre dited institutional member of the Nationa l Association of Schools of Music . The Music D epartment offers a bachelor of music degree with concentrations in music performance or composition , a bachelor of music education degree, a bachelor of arts degree in music, and a minor in music . Students must attain a grade of"C" or above in all music courses required for any major or minor . Music performance , music composition , and music education are professional degree progr ams designed for stude nt s wishing to prepare themselves for careers as music performers or teachers , and stu dent s pursuing these degrees are not required to complete a minor for graduation. Students pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in music are required to complete a minor. The department also offers courses designed for st udent s wishing to enhance their general understand ing and enjoyment of music . In addition , musically talented studen t s from all areas of the College are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of lar ge and small music ensem ble s, including band , orchestra , choir , jazz ensembles , and chamber music . The music performance degree program prepares stude nt s for further graduate study or for careers as p erformers or private studio teachers. To be admit ted to this program , students must d emonstrate the capability of developing a high level of musician ship in performance b y passing the music performance audition upon completion of MUS 1720 , Pri vate Instru c tion II. The music education degree program prepares students for careers teaching instrumental, choral, and general music at level s K-12. Students seeking this degree must satisfy all applicable requirements of the Departm e nt of Mu s ic and the School of Professional Studies teacher ed u cation program. In addi-

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 163 tion, students seeking teacher licensure s hould read the teacher licensure sec tion s of this Catalog, pages 255-268 , and stay in regular contact with both a music and teacher e du catio n advisor. B y taking an addi tional 12 hours beyond the bachelor's degree (EDU 4190 and EDS 4290) , the s tudent becomes eligible for K -12 licen s ure in the State of Colorado . With the se additional 12 hours , this degree program is approved by the Co l orado State Department of E ducation and h as full accreditation by th e National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. Further information , including exa mination policies, procedures, an d requirements, is provided in the departmental publication titled Advising Information. All music majors and min ors s hould familiarize themselves with this publicati on. New and transfer students wishing to major or minor in music should be pr epared to take placement examinations in the areas of mu sic theory and music history an d to perform an a udition in their primary performance area . For placement and audition appointme nt s, contac t the D e partment of Music at le ast two weeks before the beginning of the semester. Music Education Major for Bachelor of Music Education Core Requirement s for all Music Education Majors Semes ter Hour s MUS 1110 Mu sic Theory I..... . .................... 3 MUS 1120 Mus ic Theory Lab I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...... . . . . ................. I MUS 1130 Music Theory II .... ................ ................. . . .............. 3 MUS 1140 Music Theory Lab II. .................•.......•.................... . . . I MUS 2110 Music Theory 10 .............. ........ .... ..... .... . . . . . . ........... 3 MUS 2120 Mus ic Theory Lab Ill . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... I MUS 2130 M u s i c Theory I V . . . . ......... . . ......... . ....... ....•............ 3 MUS 2140 Music Theory Lab IV . . ............................. I MUS 1 210 E uropean Mu sic Literature........... . ... ........... . .......... . 3 MUS 1220 World Mu s i c Liter a ture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . ........... . .... 3 MUS 3210 Music Hi s t ory I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................... 3 MUS 3220 Music Hi s tory II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........................ 3 MUS 1710 Priv a te Instru ction I (Primary P erformance A rea). . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . .... 2 MUS 1720 Priv a te I nstruction II ( Primary P erformance Area) ........................... 2 MUS 2710 Private In struction lTI ( Primary P erformance Are a). . ................... 2 MUS 2720 Priv a te In struc tion IV ( Primary Performance Area) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 MUS 3710 Priv a te Instructi on V ( Primary Performance Area) ................ ....... . ... 2 MUS 3 720 Pr iva te In struction Vl (Primary Perfo rmance Area) . . . . . . ............ 2 MUS 1 61A C lass Voice I * . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..........•.............. I MUS 1618 C las s Piano 1**........ . ....... . . . . . . . . .....•............... I MUS 1 62 8 C l ass Piano II** ...... ............................................ . . . I MUS 2618 C lass Pi a n o Ill** . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......•...... . . . . . .... I MUS 2628 C lass Pia n o IV ** . ................................... . ............... I Subtotal . ................................................. .......... . ....... 44-45 *Note: S tud e nt s whose primary performance area i s voice do not need t o tak e Class Voice I. **Note: Stud e nt s w h ose prima ry performance area i s piano ma y e l ect another ar ea of study in pla ce of class pian o; h oweve r , they s till mu s t pass the Pi ano Pr ofic i e n cy Examination b efo r e e nr o llin g in MUS 3520 or MUS 3530. E nsembl e R e quir e m e nts . ....................... . ....... .... ..... . ......... 8 Select 8 h ours from the following :* MUS 281 0 E nsembl e . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......... I MUS 3810 Ensemble... ........................... . ....... .......... I Subt o tal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................. . ........ 8 *Not e : Stud e nts majoring in mu s i c e ducation must e nr o ll in the major e nsembl e in th e ir co n ce ntrati on durin g e a c h se m es t er of s t udio ins t ru c tion or full tim e r e sidence, excep t whe n s tud e nt t eac hing. Addi ti o n a ll y , s tud e nts are e ncouraged t o e nroll in a variety of e n se m b l es outside of the ir maj o r ar ea o f s tudy. M u sic E du ca tion C our ses MUS 2340 Foundations of Music Educa tion ..................... ...... . ............. 2 MUS 2650 Mus ic Techno logy for Educators . . . . . . . . . . ....................... I MUS 3 150 Ins trument a l and Chora l Scoring and Arranging ............. . ............... 3 MUS 3350 Gener a l Mu sic Methods a nd Mat e ri als* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... 2 MUS 3351 MUS 3410 MUS 3420 Supervised Field Experie n ce for Gener al Music Methods and Materi a ls* .......... I String T ec hniqu es and Materials . . . . . . . . . ...................... I Guitar Techniques and M a t eria ls ............. ... ..... ................ . . . I

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164 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES MUS 3440 Jazz I mprovisation and Pedagogy ................. . . ....... . ............. 2 MUS 3450 Brass Techniques and Materials ........ . .......... . ................ . .... 1 MUS 3460 Percussion Techniques and Materials . .................................... 1 MUS 35 1 0 Basic Conducting ....................................... ............. 2 MUS 4360 I nstrumental Music Methods and Materials* ................................ 2 MUS 4361 S up ervised Field Expe r ience for Instrumental Music Methods and Materials* ...... 1 MUS 4370 Vocal Music Metho d s and Materia ls* ..................................... 2 MUS 4371 S u pervised Field Experience for Vocal Music Methods and Materials* ........... 1 ...................................................................... n *Note: The following classes are co r equisites and mus t be tak en concur r e ntl y: MUS 3350 and MUS 3351 ; MUS 4360 and MUS 4361 ; a nd MUS 4370 and MUS 4371 . Professional Education Courses EDS 3 I 10 Processes of Educatio n in Multicultura l Urban Secondary Schools* .............. 3 E DS 3120 Fie l d Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools .............. . .... 2 EDS 3200 E du cational Psycho l ogy Applied to Teaching* ................ . ............. 3 RDG 3280 Teaching Literacy Skill Development in th e Content Areas ........... . ........ 4 SED 3600 T h e Exceptional Lea m e r in the Class r oom ... . .................. . .......... 3 Subtotal .......................... . ......................... . . . ....... ........ 15 *These courses are also Gen e ral Studi es-Level I I , Social Sciences. In addition, music education majors must select one of th e following conce ntratio n s: CHORAL CONCE NTRATION MUS 3520 Choral Conducting and Literature .... , ......... , . ............. . . . ..•..... 3 MUS 4420 Vocal Ped agogy ................. , .......... . .... . . .................. 3 Subtotal . .................................. • .............. . . . ............•..... 6 INSTRUMENTAL CONCEN TRATIO N MUS 3430 MUS 3480 MUS 3530 Subtotal . . . Woodwind Techniques and Materia l s ............ ... . ............... , ..... I Marchin g B and Tec hniqu es and Mater i a l s .... . ............................ 1 I nstrumental Cond u c tin g and Literature . . . . , . ................... , ..... 3 . ..... '' ..................... 5 Total for the Music Education Major. . . . . ................... 89-91 General Studies for the Music Education Major MTH I 6 I 0 Integrated Mathemat i cs I (Genera l Studies-Level I , Mathematics) ............... 4 SPE 1010 Pub lic Speaking ........... .................................. . . ...... 3 Additional General Studies classes for the degree• ............•........ . ••.........•... . 20 Subtotal .............................................................. . .... . . . 27 *See the General Studies section of this Catalog/or requirements . Six hours of the professional education sequence can be applied t o General Studies, meeting the College requi r e m e nt of 33 total . Core . .................•......... , , ..........•.........•..........•......... 44 4 5 Ensemble ..... .......... . . ............................ ...... ................ ... 8 Music Education .............................. , ................................. 23 Professional Education . . . . . . .... .................... , ................ . ...... 15 Choral or Instrumental concentration ................................................ 5-6 General Studies ... ............................•....................•. . . ......... 27 Total for the B .ME. in Musi c Con centration ................... . ..... ......... . . . . 122-124 Student Teaching To b ecome licensed , recipients of the Bachelors of Music Ed ucation degr ee mus t complete EDU 4190, E DS 4290 , and sat i sfy all applicab l e r equireme nts of the t eacher education and licensure programs in the Schoo l of Professional Studies. E D U 4190 Student Teaching a nd Seminar: E l e m e nt ary K-6 ........... . . . .... . ......... 6 E D S 4290 Student Tea c hing a nd Seminar: Seco nd ary 7 I 2 ............................. 6 Total........... . . . ................... ..... ........... . ............ .... . 1 2 MUSIC P ERF ORM ANCE CONCENT RATIONS F OR BACHELOR OF MUSIC Core Requirement for all Music Perform ance Majors Semeste r Hours MUS I I 10 Music Theory I. .......................................... ....... .... 3 MUS 1120 Music Theory Lab I .................................................. I MUS I 130 Music Theory II ............. . .......•............................... 3 MUS 1140 Music Theory Lab II. .......................... ....................... 1 MUS 2 I I 0 Music Theory III ............ . ......... . ............................ . 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 165 MUS 2120 Music Theory Lab Lll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ I MUS 2130 Music Theory IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MUS 2140 Music Theory Lab IV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I MUS 1210 European Music Literature ........... ........... . . . . . . . ............... . 3 MUS 1220 World Music Literature ............................................... 3 MUS 3210 Music Hist ory I . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 3 MUS 3220 Music History ll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MUS 1650 Basic Music Technology ............................................. . I MUS 3440 Jazz Impro visatio n and Pedagogy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . 2 MUS 1710 Private Instruction I (Primary Performance Area) . . . . . . . . ............ 2 MUS 1720 Private Instruction fl (Primary Performanc e Area) . . . . . . . ............ 2 MUS 2730 Performance 111 (Primary Performance Area ) . . . . . .... ........ 4 MUS 2740 Performance IV (Primary Performance Area) .... . . . . ...... .... . ... ........ . 4 MUS 3730 Performance V (Primary Perform ance Area) ..... . ....... ................. . . 4 MUS 3740 Performance VI ( Primary Performance Area) .... ..... .................. .... 4 MUS 4730 Performanc e Vll (Primary Performance Area) ........................•..... 4 MUS 4740 Senior Recital Performance ................................ .... ........ 4 MUS 3510 Basic Conducting .................................................... 2 MUS 4790 Senior Recital Project ................... ......................... ..... I Subtotal . . ........................................ . ........ . ....... ....... .. .. 62 Secondar y Performanc e A re a Select two hours from the following : MUS 161A Class Voice I (Secondary Performance Area)• . . . . ..........•.. . ....... ..... I MUS 162A Class Voice fl (Secon dary Performance Area)• . . ......... ........... . ...... I MUS 161 B Class Piano I (Seco ndary Performance Area)• ......•.......••........•..... I MUS 1628 Class Piano n (Secondary Performance Area)• ........ ................. . .... I MUS 161 K Class Guitar I (Seco ndary Performan ce Area)• . . ........ . ...... . ............ I MUS 162K Class Guitar D (Seco ndary Performance Area)• . . . ...... . ....... ........ . . . . I MUS 1710 Priva t e Instruction I (Secondary Performance Area)• ......................... 2 Subt otal ... . . . . . ............................................................... 2 •Must b e Class Piano I and 11 unl ess s tud e nt i s abl e to pass the Privat e Instru c tion A uditi o n in piano . Excep tion : Students e l ec ting the organ co ncentration mu s t take C l ass Voice I and II unless they are able to pass the Privat e Instru c ti on Audition in voice. Ensembl e Requirement s Select 12 hours from the following: MUS 281 0 Ensemble•• ........................... . . . .......................... I MUS 3810 Ensemble•• ........................................... . ............ I Subtotal . . . . . . .... 12 ••Ense mbles must be c ho se n fro m those appropriat e t o the s tud e nt's co n ce ntration. Stud en t s maj o ring in mu sic peiformance must enroll in an e n se mble during eac h se mest e r of full-time residence. Additi o nall y, s tud e nt s are e n c ouraged to e nroll in a variety of e n se mbl es outside of their major ar ea of study. In addition to the above core requirement , all music performance majors must select one of the following con centrations: VOICE CONCEN TRATIO N MUS 1400 Vocal Diction . . ........................... .................... 3 MUS 4420 Vocal Pedagogy ................................................. . . . . 3 Subtotal .............. ...... . . ........ ............ . . . ............. ........... .. 6 P IAN O CON C ENT RATIO N MUS 3100 Counterpoint. .......................... . . . .......................... 3 MUS 441 0 Piano Pedagogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal . . . . . . .................................. . ................ . ..... 6 ORGAN CON C ENT RATIO N MUS 3100 MUS 3520 Counterpoint. . . . . . . . . . . ............... ...... 3 C horal Conducting and Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal .... . ...... ..... . . . . . . ....... . .............. ................ ..... 6 GUITAR CONCE N TRATIO N MUS 3100 Counterpoint. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ................ 3 MUS 3150 Instrumental and C horal Scoring and Arranging . . . . . . . . ..........•...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . .................................... ... ... . . . . . . . 6

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166 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES WOODWIND, BRASS, S TRING OR P ERCUSSION CONCENTRATION MU S 3 1 50 Ins trum enta l and C h o ral Scoring a n d Arran ging ............... . ........ . . ... 3 MUS 3530 Ins tru menta l Conducting a n d Litera tur e . ............ . . . . . . . ............... 3 S u bto tal ................................. ................ . ..........•• . . . ..... . 6 Tot a l for the M u s i c P e r forman c e Con c e n tration s of the B ach e lor o f Mus i c . .......•........... 82 General Studies S P E 1 010 Publi c S p eaking .. ............................. . . . . . . . . .... .......... 3 Add itiona l Genera l Studies classe s f or the d egre e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . ................. . 3 0 Sub t o t al . . . ................................ . ..•. . . . ....... . .......•...... . . . . . 33 Co r e . . . . . . ....... .... .... . . . . .... .... .................... .... . . ..... . ....... . 62 Secondary P erformance Area ....................... .... . .... . . . . . . . ............... . 2 Ensemble R e quir e m e nts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 Co n centration . ............ . . ....... ............. . ....... . . .... ........... . . . . ... 6 Genera l S tudie s ............................................•... . ..... . .......... 33 Electi v es .............................................................•......... 5 T o tal for B.M in Mus i c (w ith a Mus i c P erfo rman ce Co n ce ntrati on) .... ................... . 1 20 MUSIC COMPO S ITIO N CONCENTRATION FOR B ACHELOR OF MUSIC Co r e Re q uireme nts S emes t e r H o ur s MUS II I 0 Mu s i c T heory I . . . . . ...... . .......... ................. . ............ 3 MUS 1 1 2 0 Mu s i c Th eory La b I ....... .... .... ........... . ...•. .......... . . . . .... I M U S 1130 Mus i c Theory ll ....... ..... . . . . . . ........ . .... . . .... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MU S 114 0 M u sic Theory Lab II ........•.. .... . . . ...... .... .... . . . . ............. . I MUS 2110 M u sic T heory Ill .............. . . . ....... . ..... ......... . ........ .... 3 MUS 2120 Musi c Theory Lab Ill . ............ ....................... ........... . . I MUS 2130 Mu sic Theory r v .. . . ...... . . . ..... . .. . . ....................... . . . . . . 3 MUS 2140 Mu s i c Theory Lab I V ........ ..................... . ...... . .... ..... . . . I MUS 121 0 E ur o p ean Music Lite r a tur e ...... .... ......•....... ....... .....•.... . . . . 3 MUS 1220 World Mu sic Lit e r atu r e ............................ . ..... . . . ......... . 3 MUS 321 0 Mus i c H i s tory I .... . . . . ...... . . . . . ....••........ •.... .... ..•........ 3 MUS 3220 M u s i c H i s tory ll ............. ...... .... .............. . .... . . ..... .... 3 MU S 1 650 B asic M u sic Techno l ogy .................................. . ...... ..... I MUS 3440 J azz Impr ovi s ation a nd P edagogy .......... . . . . .... . .... . . . . . . . . ......... 2 MU S 1 7 1 0 Priva t e In structio n l (Primary P erfo rman ce A r ea) ................ . ...... . . . . . 2 MUS 1720 P r i va t e In s tru ctio n II (Prim ary P erfo rmanc e Area) . .............. . . . .... . . . . . 2 M U S 2710 Pri va t e I n tru ctio n Ill (Prim ary P erforma n ce Area) . .... .... . . .... . ........ . . . 2 MUS 2720 Privat e I n structio n TV (Primary P erforma n ce Area) ......... . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 MUS 3 I 00 Cou n terpoint. ....................... . .............. . . . . ...... . ...... 3 MUS 3 1 50 I nstrumenta l and C h o r a l Scoring and A rranging ...........•... . .... . . ....... 3 MU S 34 1 0 S trin g Techniq u es and Materia l s ....................... . . . .... . . . . ....... I M US 3430 W oo d win d Tec hniqu es and Mat eria l s ........... ....... . . . .... .... ...... . . I MU S 3450 Br ass Techniq u es and M aterials ..... . .......•.........•......... • . . . . . . . I MUS 3460 P e rcu ss i on Techni q ues an d Materia l s . . .... . . . ..................... . . .... . I MUS 3510 B as i c Con ductin g . ................... ................... . . .... . . . .... 2 MU S 3650 Basi c T echniques of Co mp os iti o n .... . . . . . .... . . . . . . .............•... ... . 2 MUS 371 0 Privat e Instruct i o n V (Com p ositio n ) . ........ . . ....... ...... . . . . .......... 2 MUS 3730 P erformance V (Composition) . . . . . .... . .....•. . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ........ . 4 MUS 374 0 P erformance V I (C omp os i tio n ) ...............•................ ...•.. ... . 4 MUS 4110 An a l ysi s of M u s i c . . . .... . . .... . ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . ........ . 2 MU S 4 950 Senio r Pr oject. . . ....•... . . . . ..•..........•. . . ...... •.........•. . .... 3 Sub t o tal . . . .... . . .... . ..... . .... ... ................. . . ................... .... . 68 P e rformanc e A r e a MUS 161B**C l as s P i ano I .............................•...................•..... I MUS 162B**C l ass Piano II ..................•..........••... . . . ...• . . . . . ..... . ... I MUS 261B**Class Pian o Ill ... . . .... . . . . . . . . . . ... ... . ....... .... .... . .... .... . ... I MU S 262 B **C l ass Pian o IV ................ ............. .... . .... . . . . ........ . . . . I Subto t a l . ................... .... .... .... . . . . ............ . . . .... . ............... 4 • If t h e stude nt i s ab l e t o pas s t h e P r i vat e In s tnt c ti on A u di t i o n in P i a no, Pri vat e In s t r u c ti o n I and II m ay b e s ubs t i t u t e d for C l a ss P ian o ! I V .

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 167 E n se mbl e R eq uir e m e nts Select seven hours from the following : MUS 28 I 0 E n semb l e• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I MUS 3810 Ensemble• . . . . . . . . . . . ........................................... I Subto t al ........ . ................................................. . ..... . . ..... 7 •Note: These co ur se numb e r s ma y b e rep eate d for c r e dit . All seve n hours may b e ea rned i n an y o n e co ur se numb e r o r i n any co mbinati o n of the above numb e rs. Addi t ionall y, shide nt s ar e encouraged t o e nroll in a vari ety of e n se mbl es