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


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.0. 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 f 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
Northglenn
Metropolitan State College of Denver is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution.


MAJORS AND PROGRAMS





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 a student must satisfy 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.
Information in this Catalog is subject to change For general College information go to MSCD’s Web site (www.mscd.edu).
Ihe programs, policies, statements and procedures contained in this publication are subject to change or cor-ection by the College without prior notice. Metropolitan State College of Denver reserves the right to withdraw ourses; revise the academic calendar; or change curriculum, graduation procedures, requirements and policies hat apply to students at any time. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so deter-nine. This publication is not intended to be a contract between the student and Metropolitan State College if Denver. However, students are bound by the policies, procedures, standards and requirements stated herein,
so long as they are in effect.


TABLE OF CONTENTS 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(See alphabetical index for specific topics)
The College and Mission Statement..........................................5
Academic Calendar..........................................................7
Degrees and Programs.......................................................8
Basic Degree Requirements.................................................12
Admissions................................................................17
Enrollment................................................................24
Registration..............................................................24
Tuition and Fees..........................................................27
Financial Aid.............................................................29
Services and Programs for Students........................................32
Student Life..............................................................41
Alternative Credit Options................................................44
Special Academic Programs.................................................53
General Studies Program...................................................56
Additional Graduation Requirements (Multicultural and Senior Experience)... 62
Academic Policies and Procedures..........................................64
Student Rights and Responsibilities.......................................73
School of Business........................................................82
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences.....................................108
School of Professional Studies...........................................218
Teacher Education........................................................297
Course Descriptions......................................................359
Board of Trustees-Metropolitan State College of Denver...................591
Officers of Administration...............................................591
Faculty..................................................................597
Alphabetical Index.......................................................609
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 —2006 Typesetting by Ruth M’Gonigle and Eriks Humeyumptewa Graphic Design by Julie Strasheim


GENERAL INFORMATION 5
GENERAL INFORMATION THE COLLEGE
Metropolitan State College of Denver is a comprehensive, baccalaureate-degree granting, urban college that offers arts and sciences, professional, and business courses and programs to a diverse student population in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Excellence in teaching and learning is MSCD’s primary objective.
The mission of MSCD is to provide a high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students for successful careers, post-graduate education, and lifelong learning in a multicultural, global, and technological society. To fulfill its mission, MSCD’s diverse college community engages the community at large in scholarly inquiry, creative activity, and the application of knowledge.
With its modified open admission policy, the College welcomes students from all walks of life and circumstances, including all levels of academic preparation consistent with statutory guidelines, all conditions of economic and income status, all ages and all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. In addition to degree-seeking students, non-degree students seeking opportunities for continuing education are welcomed.
• MSCD is required to serve adult students. 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 and transfer students, 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 is a teaching institution where excellence in teaching and learning is accorded the highest priority. Student success, supported in a collegial atmosphere of academic freedom, is of paramount importance, and all members of the college community seek to inspire students to strive for the highest level of future achievement. The College endeavors to provide students with an education that enhances the quality of their lives, and enables them to be well educated, critically thinking citizens who contribute and participate in meaningful ways in community and civic life.
The College awards bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of music and bachelor of music education degrees. Students can choose from 51 majors and 81 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, surveying and mapping, and integrated theraputic practices. 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 20,109. Students range in age from 15 to 73 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minorities make up 24 percent of the students.
About 60 percent of students are enrolled full time. Seventeen percent are traditional students, beginning college before age 20, while 83 percent represent nontraditional age groups. Ninety-four percent of students reside in the seven counties of the Denver metropolitan area:
Adams 13% Denver 26%
Arapahoe 22% Douglas 7%
Boulder 4% Jefferson 18%
Broomfield 4%


6 GENERAL INFORMATION
Faculty
MSCD has nearly 431 full-time faculty. Professors are 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, 45 percent of full-time faculty are women and 19 percent represent ethnic minorities.
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. At least 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/dassroom combination), telecourses and correspondence courses.
Online education is the fastest growing distance education option at MSCD with over 4,500 students registering for one or more online classes during the Fall 2005 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 7
2006-2007 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2006 Fall Semester
Registration .....................................................April-August 18
Orientation* .....................................................April-August 18
Classes start .................................................Monday, August 21
Application for Graduation Deadline............................Friday, September 1
Labor Day (campus closed)..................................Monday, September 4
Monday —Wednesday before
Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)................... November 19-21
Thanksgiving Day (campus closed)...........................Thursday, November 23
Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)............Friday, November 24
Classes end ...............................................Saturday, December 9
Final exams begin...............................................Monday, December 11
Final exams end...............................................Saturday, December 16
Commencement....................................................Sunday, December 17
2007 Spring Semester
Registration ..............................................November-January 12
Orientation* ..............................................November-January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (campus open, no classes)..........Monday, January 15
Classes start .................................................Tuesday, January 16
Application for Graduation Deadline............................Friday, February 2
Spring Break .......................................Monday—Sunday, March 19-25
Classes end ......................................................Saturday, May 7
Final exams begin..............................................Wednesday, May 8
Final exams end....................................................Saturday, May 12
Commencement (tentative**)...........................................Sunday, May 13
2007 Summer Semester
Registration ..........................................................April-May 25
Orientation* ..........................................................April-May 25
Memorial Day (campus closed).........................................Monday, May 28
Classes start ...................................................Tuesday, May 29
Application for Graduation Deadline...............................Friday, June 8
Independence Day (campus closed)...............................Wednesday, July 4
Classes end ...................................................Saturday, August 4
2007 Fall Semester
Registration .....................................................April-August 17
Orientation* .......................................................April-August 17
Classes start .................................................Monday, August 20
Application for Graduation Deadline............................Friday, August 31
Labor Day (campus closed)..................................Monday, September 3
Monday—Wednesday before
Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)............................... November 19-21
Thanksgiving Day (campus closed)...........................Thursday, November 22
Friday after Thanksgiving (campus open, no classes)............Friday, November 23
Classes end Saturday, December 8
Final exams start..........................................Monday, December 10
Final exams end............................................Saturday, December 15
Commencement (tentative**).................................Sunday, December 16
*For information, 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*.........................................
Computer Information Systems*.......................
Economics...........................................
Finance*............................................
Financial Services..................................
General Business....................................
International Business..............................
Management*.........................................
Marketing*..........................................
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences
African and African-American Studies................
Anthropology........................................
Art*................................................
Art History, Theory and Criticism...................
Behavioral Science..................................
Biology.............................................
Chemistry...........................................
Chicano Studies.....................................
Computer Science....................................
Criminalistics......................................
Digital Media.......................................
English.............................................
Environmental Science*..............................
Environmental Studies...............................
Family Support in Social Work.......................
French..............................................
Geography...........................................
Geology.............................................
German..............................................
Gerontology.........................................
History.............................................
Human Development...................................
Interdisciplinary Legal Studies.....................
Journalism..........................................
Language ...........................................
Linguistics.........................................
Land Use*...........................................
Mathematics.........................................
Meteorology.........................................
Modern Languages Option I (French, German, Spanish)..
Modern Languages Option II*.........................
Music...............................................
Music Education*....................................
Native American Studies.............................
Parent Education....................................
Philosophy..........................................
Photojournalism.....................................
Physics.............................................
Political Science...................................
Psychology..........................................
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X.... x... B.A./B.S.
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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 9
Major Minor Degree
Public Administration............................................x
Public Relations.................................................x
Social Work*............................................X........x........B.S.
Sociology...............................................X........x........B.A.
Spanish..........................................................x
Speech Communication....................................X........x........B.A.
Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences...............................x
Studio Art.......................................................x
Training and Organizational Development..........................x
Theatre.................................................X........x. B.A./B.F.A.
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.
Civil Engineering Technology*...........................X.................B.S.
Criminal Justice and Criminology*.......................X........x........B.S.
Digital Media....................................................x
Early Childhood Education........................................x
Eating Disorders.................................................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-Disciplinary..........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.
Integrated Therapeutic Practices........................X.................B.S.
Leisure Studies.........................................X.................B.A.
Leisure Services.................................................x
Linguistically Diverse...........................................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
Restaurant Administration........................................x
Secondary Education..............................................x
Special Education.......................................X........x........B.A.
Surveying and Mapping...................................X........x........B.S.
Technical Communications................................X........x........B.S.
Training and Organizational Development..........................x
Travel Administration............................................x
Other
Individualized Degree Program1..........................X........x... B.A./B.S.
Teacher Licensing: Early Childhood, Elementary,
Special Education, K-12, and Secondary.........Licensure only
Concentration may replace the minor, 'see pages 10,54 and 55 of this Catalog


10 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
Individualized Degree Program
The Individualized Degree Program (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design specific, interdisciplinary degree programs to meet educational goals not met by other majors or minors at the College. Some examples of areas of study include: International Studies; Child & Family Advocacy, Web Development, Emergency Services Management, Creative Arts for the Elderly, Cultural Resource Management, Nonprofit Administration in Urban Communities, Environmental Studies and Public Administration, and Computer Security.
More information about the program is available on page 54 of this catalog, from the Center for Individualized Learning (CN 106,303-556-8342) and at http://www.mscd.edu/~cil/.
Accreditations / Approvals
Metropolitan State College of Denver is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of 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/Approval Agency
Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy
Adult Fitness/Exercise Science*** American College of Sports Medicine
Athletic Training Education Program* Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 35 East Whacker Dr., Suite 1970 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 553-9355 www.caahep.org
Aviation & Aerospace Science** Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA)
Center for Addiction Studies* International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE)
Chemistry** American Chemical Society
Civil Engineering Technology* Electrical Engineering Technology* Mechanical Engineering Technology* Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET: 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
Computer Science* Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET (see above)
Drug, Alcohol, Addictive Behavior Counselor** Colorado Department of Health - Center for Addiction Studies
Surveying and Mapping* Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET (see above)
Criminalistics Program in Chemistry** Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission
Health Care Management** Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 11th Street, NW 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20001-4510 Phone: 202-638-1448 Fax: 202-638-3429 www.aupha.org email: aupha@aupha.org
Leisure Studies* National Recreation and Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation
Human Services** Council for Standards in Human Services Education
Art* Industrial Design* National Association of Schools of Art and Design 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA Phone: 703-437-0700 Fax: 703-437-6312
Music* National Association of Schools of Music


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Nursing* National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 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 / ***Endorsed
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 Academic Affairs, 303-556-3040.
Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail.
School of Business
Database Analyst...................................................................90
End User Support Specialist........................................................91
Network Specialist in Information Systems..........................................90
Noncredit Financial Planning.......................................................95
Personal Financial Planning........................................................95
Programmer/Analyst in Information Systems..........................................90
Web Developer in Information Systems...............................................91
School of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Advanced Software Engineering Techniques.......................................... 131
Basic Competency in French....................................................... 175
Basic Competency in German....................................................... 175
Basic Competency in Spanish...................................................... 175
Career and Personal Development....................................................216
Family Support in Social Work (seven concentrations available)................... 199
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)............................................. 162
Geotechnology Systems (GTS)...................................................... 163
German Translation............................................................... 174
Gerontology (Liberal Arts Orientation).............................................204
Public Administration............................................................. 191
School of Professional Studies
Activities Assistant for Older Adults..............................................271
Airport Management.................................................................227
Cadastral Surveying................................................................286
Corporate Video Production.........................................................294
Electrical Engineering Technology..................................................237
Engineering/Construction Surveying.................................................285
Engineering Fundamentals...........................................................238
Gerontology (Professional Services Orientation)....................................240
High Risk Youth Studies............................................................262
Land Surveying.....................................................................285


12 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
Multimedia Production............................................................293
Network Communications...........................................................236
Nonprofit Organization Administration............................................263
Precise Surveying................................................................284
Surveying Management.............................................................286
Technical Writing and Editing....................................................294
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 student and it is recommended that s/he seek advice. Students should never assume that they have approval to deviate from a stated requirement without a properly signed statement to that effect. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BACHELOR’S DEGREES
To earn a bachelor of science, a bachelor of arts, or a bachelor of fine arts degree, a student must satisfy the following minimum requirements, plus any others stipulated for the degree for which a student is a candidate. Please refer to the Academic Policies and Procedures section in this Catalog.
• Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all course work.
• Complete at least 40 semester hours in upper-division courses (3000- and 4000-level courses).
• Complete all General Studies requirements listed for the degree and major.
• Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requirement.
• Complete a three-hour Senior Experience course requirement. This course must be taken at MSCD.
• Complete one subject major consisting of not less than 30 semester hours. With certain exceptions (see the Degrees and Programs section on page 8 of this Catalog), complete a minor consisting of at least 18 semester hours. If a student completes two majors, the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentrations under one major does not constitute the completion of two majors. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. Course-work 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 2006—September 1,2006; Spring 2007—January 26,2007; Summer 2007—June 8,2007.
• Academic residency (classroom credit) requirements:
• Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of academic 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


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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.
Credit Limitations
• No more than 30 semester hours of omnibus-numbered courses may be applied toward graduation requirements.
• 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 and sport, or 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 Metropolitan State College of Denver.
• 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 academic upper-division semester hours in the major department.
• Students do not need to complete a minor unless specifically required by the major department for the contemplated degree.
• Students must satisfy the Multicultural and Senior Experience course requirements for the second degree.
• Students must spend at least two additional semesters in residence.


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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. (See College Opportu nity Fund under Tuition & Fees for specific limitations.)
An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the dead line stipulated on MSCD’s Web site 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 Flonors and Awards).
After students have completed 90 earned credit hours at MSCD, including approved transfer credits, they should obtain a CAPP Compliance Report by requesting one from their major department or by logging on to http://metroconnect.mscd.edu. 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 by the following deadlines: for Fall 2006 graduation, file by September 1,2006; for Spring 2007 graduation, file by January 26,2007; and for Summer 2007 graduation, file by June 8,2007. 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 are commencement ceremonies 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 Web site for complete, up-to-date information about commencement at www.mscd.edu/student/commencement/.
Diplomas are issued approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may pick up their diplomas or make arrangements for them 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 the Registrar’s home page http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/registrar under transcripts. 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, 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 learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate education fosters the critical thinking necessary for the exploration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the synthesis of learning and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual universe.
General Studies Information
Students must use a single catalog to meet all degree requirements, including those in the General Studies, major and minor. Some changes in General Studies requirements have been made retroactive. As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policies described in this Catalog may be followed by students using earlier catalogs.
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 on the number of courses that can be taken, and some majors require specific general education courses. For details, go to page 56 of this Catalog, consult an advisor in your major or go to www.state.co.us/cche/gened/gtpathways/ index.pdf.
General Studies Goals
The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies. Students at Metropolitan State College of Denver should be able to:
• write and speak with clarity;
• read and listen critically;
• draw conclusions from quantitative data;
• recognize faulty reasoning;
• organize ideas; and
• communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.
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:


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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 .. Level I*
Composition .. Mathematics .. Communications
SEMESTER HOURS
.............6
..............3
..............3
Level II**
Historical .....................................................................................3
Arts and Letters................................................................................6
Social Sciences.................................................................................6
Natural Science.................................................................................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 can be found in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements which contains all approved General Studies, Multicultural and Senior Experience courses. The document is available online and from academic departments, the Academic Advising Center and Academic Affairs (CN 318). This document also indicates which of the courses are approved as state guaranteed general education courses.
• 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.
MSCD students who have not attended the College for three consecutive semesters need to submit an application for readmission. For more information, see Admission of Previously Enrolled Students on page 19,74 of this Catalog.
Application Deadline
To find out the application deadline for your intended term of enrollment, please visit www.mscd.edu/ admissions.htm. For the best possible selection of courses, students are advised to apply early. Refer to page 7 of this Catalog for important dates.
APPLICANTS 19 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER
Applicants who are 19 years old or younger on September 15 for either summer semester or fall semester, or on February 15 for spring semester, will be classified as traditional applicants. They will be considered for admission using the requirements described below. Note that to be eligible for admission, students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the semester and must have either graduated from high school or received a General Education Development (GED) certificate.
Freshmen (first-time college students)
• Applicants with Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) index scores of 76 or greater will be considered for admission (see chart on page 23 of this Catalog). Those with index scores below 85 are strongly encouraged to submit letters of recommendation and a personal statement, and must complete their application files at least one month before classes begin. Otherwise, they will be considered for the following term. Those denied admission will be encouraged to enroll at a community college.
• MSCD guarantees admission to applicants with a CCHE index score of 85 or greater, an ACT English subscore of 18 or above and a reading subscore of 17 or above (or an SAT critical reading of 440 or above), and who apply by the published application deadline.
• Applicants must request that the following credentials be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the high school or testing agency before an admission 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. 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 record with date of graduation has been received by the Office of Admissions.
• 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.


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College Transfers
• Applicants with 30 or more transferable semester hours completed with at least a 2.3 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 2.3 GPA from all colleges and universities attended will be considered on an individual basis that includes a careful review of all credentials. Letters of recommendation and a personal statement are strongly recommended. Such applicants must complete their application files at least one month before classes begin. Otherwise, they will be considered for the following term.
• Applicants must request that the following credentials be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the high school, testing agency and/or college or university:
=> ACT or SAT test results
=> Official high school transcript with GPA and class rank
=> Official transcript from each college or university attended or currently attending
• 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 summer semester or fall semester, or on February 15 for spring semester, will be considered for admission using the requirements described below.
Freshmen (first-time college students)
• Applicants will be admitted to MSCD 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. GEDs 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 mailed directly to the Office of Admissions. Degree-seeking students will not be permitted to register for a second semester until this official credential is received.
• The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but, if taken within five years of the semester start date, is highly recommended for advising and course placement purposes.
College Transfers
• Applicants will be admitted to MSCD, regardless of their cumulative college GPA, if they indicate 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 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 mailed directly to the Office of Admissions. In place of these credentials, official college transcripts showing completion of 30 or more transferable semester credit hours with grades of “C” or better will be accepted. College transfer students should request to have college transcripts mailed directly to the Office of Admissions for transfer credit evaluation. Degree-seeking applicants are required to have all college and university transcripts on file to receive a complete evaluation.
• The ACT or SAT is not required for admission but, if taken within five years of the semester start date, is highly recommended for advising and course placement purposes.


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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 prior to the first day of classes. If changes are not reported to the Office of Admissions, the registration process could be delayed for subsequent semesters. Failure to report academic changes may result in rejection, dismissal and/or loss of credit. International (visa) applicants should refer to the Admission of International Students section on page 21 of 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, Central Classroom Building, 1st floor, 303-556-3058.
• A $25 nonrefundable application fee ($40 for international applicants) is required with the Application for Admission. Readmit applicants are not required to submit an application fee.
• It is the student’s responsibility to request that all required official 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 college record may be summarized on one transcript, an official transcript from each institution attended is required.
• For information on obtaining records and receiving credit for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and military training or other training, see Alternative Credit Options on page 44 of the Catalog.
• The Application for Admission and all credentials received by the College will be valid for two semesters beyond the term of application. After that time the files will no longer be maintained for students who do not enroll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after this period must begin the admission process again, including re-mailing all credentials and the $25 application fee.
Admission of Previously Enrolled Students (Readmit Students)
Readmit students are defined as individuals who have previously enrolled and have received a grade or grade notation at the College but have not been in attendance at MSCD for three consecutive semesters.
Readmit students should:
• Submit a completed Application for Admission and check the readmission box on the top of the form under Application Status. No application fee is required for readmission.
• 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 are not eligible for financial aid, nor will any college transcripts submitted be evaluated for transfer credit. Students may change to degree-seeking status by completing a Status Change Request form and requesting that all required official credentials be mailed directly from the issuing institution or agency to the Office of Admissions.


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Admission Notification
Once admitted, students will be mailed instructions regarding course registration and other relevant information. All incoming students new to MSCD are required to attend an orientation session. After orientation, first-time college students and transfer students 19 years old or younger are also required to meet with an academic advisor. 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 Office of Admissions, along with new and compelling academic information, letters of recommendation and other supportive documentation.
ADDITIONAL ADMISSION PROGRAMS
Summer 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 and are not eligible for financial aid. Please check the appropriate box under the Metro Plans section on the Application for Admission. Summer Only students who wish to continue for the fall or spring semester must meet stated admission requirements and submit a Status Change Request form to be considered.
High School Concurrent Enrollment Programs (High School Students Only) Postsecondary Enrollment Options and Fast Track Programs
The Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and Fast Track are sponsorship programs enacted by state law in 1988 that provide high school juniors and seniors with the opportunity to take college classes for both high school and college credit. These programs are intended to provide high school students with an alternative learning environment.
To participate, 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. PSEO students are responsible for payment of all tuition and fees by the College deadline. They are later reimbursed by their school districts for tuition (not fees) for up to two courses per semester, providing that they successfully complete these classes with grades of C or better. Fast Track students are not limited to two courses, and the school districts pay tuition (not fees) at the time they register. To apply to the PSEO or Fast Track Program, a student must submit the following:
• High School Concurrent Enrollment form, including student, parent, school district and college administrator signatures
• Completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee
Upon receipt of these documents, the student will be admitted into the PSEO or Fast Track Program. ACT scores, SAT scores or assessment tests are required to access many classes.
Student Education and Enrichment Program
The Student Education and Enrichment (SEE) Program is designed to supplement a student’s existing education through early participation in college-level classes. This advanced program should not be interpreted as an alternative to high school completion but is, instead, a cooperative college/high school effort to provide educational enrichment and early college attendance to qualified Colorado high school juniors and seniors. Students who participate in the SEE Program are fully responsible for tuition and fees.
To apply for admission through the SEE Program, the student must submit the following documents:


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• High School Concurrent Enrollment form, including student, parent, school district and college administrator signatures
• Completed MSCD admission application with the required $25 application fee
Upon receipt of these documents, the student will be admitted into the SEE Program. ACT scores, SAT scores or assessment tests are required to access many classes.
Western Undergraduate Exchange
Through the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), students in western states (AK, AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY) may enroll in many out-of-state two-year and four-year college programs at a reduced tuition level: 150 percent of the institution’s regular resident tuition. WUE tuition is considerably less than non-resident tuition.
At MSCD, WUE students pay 150 percent of the student’s share of Colorado resident tuition plus mandatory fees. In addition, WUE students, being non-residents, are not eligible for the state contribution to tuition, otherwise known as the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend. Thus, WUE participants must pay the stipend amount in addition to WUE tuition and fees.
The following MSCD majors are open to WUE students on a space-available basis: Civil Engineering Technology; Health Care Management; Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration; Meteorology; and Surveying and Mapping. Qualified students must apply and be admitted to MSCD and must submit a WUE New Student Participation Form to the Office of Admissions. This form and more information, including information on WUE tuition, fees, and COF may be obtained at www.mscd.edu/enroll/ admissions/paths/wiche or by contacting the Office of Admissions at the Central Classroom Building, 1st floor, 303-556-3058.
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. Metro Meritus encourages participants to continue their personal educational growth in a stimulating and friendly campus setting. For more information, contact the Center for Individualized Learning at the Central Classroom Building, Room 106, 303-556-8342. Application forms are also available at www.mscd.edu/~cil.
Admission of International Students
All students who declare a country of citizenship other than the U.S. on the Application for Admission must contact the Office of Admissions.
Applicants who are U.S. Resident Aliens (including refugees and political asylees) 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 visa are required to submit the International Application for Admission, which can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at www.mscd.edu/ admissions.htm.
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 Foreign Language) score, and (3) documents demonstrating sufficient financial support 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 visas). Detailed information regarding all requirements and admission procedures for international students can be obtained from the Office of Admissions and on the International Application for Admission. Questions may be referred to Cindy Rossi-Rundle at 303-556-3066.


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TRANSFER CREDIT EVALUATION
A transfer credit evaluation is performed for admitted degree-seeking students after official transcripts are received by the Office of Admissions. Within approximately four weeks, students receive two copies of the transfer credit evaluation, one of which should be taken to the major and minor departments for advice on how credits might apply to degree programs.
Transfer credits are accepted under the following guidelines:
• Credit must have been earned at an institution of higher education holding full regional accreditation.
• MSCD accepts up to 64 semester hours from two-year institutions and up to 90 semester hours from four-year institutions or a combination of two-year and four-year institutions.
• Grades earned must be a “C-” or better. Courses with “D,”“F” or similar grades are not transferable. Also, courses graded with C.E.U.s (Continuing Education Units) will not be accepted. A summary of transfer credit from each institution is indicated on the MSCD academic record. Neither transfer course grades nor previous grade point averages are indicated or affect the MSCD grade point average.
• Course content must be similar to that of MSCD courses.
• No preparatory or remedial courses are applicable toward an MSCD degree.
• 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-bycourse 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 transcripts, are considered to have satisfied MSCD’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 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.
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
• Guidance on selecting appropriate transferable courses
• Preliminary transcript evaluation
• Transfer student scholarship information
• Referral assistance to academic departments
• Resolution of transfer course issues
Transfer counselors are available by appointment and for walk-in counseling. Counselors work closely with transcript evaluators to provide students with information about transfer credits and how those credits may be applied to their degree programs. Questions pertaining to a student’s official transfer credit evaluation should be referred to the transfer evaluator responsible for the evaluation. That person’s name and telephone number are found on the letter that accompanies the evaluation sent to the student. General questions regarding a transfer evaluation or preliminary evaluation should be referred to the Office of Transfer Services, Central Classroom Building, 1st floor, 303-556-3774.


Source: Colorado Commission on Higher Education
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Freshman Admission Eligibility Index for Applicants 19 Years Old or Younger


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ENROLLMENT
New Student Orientation
Orientation is a required pre-enrollment step for ALL degree-seeking students at MSCD. The mission of New Student Orientation (NSO) is to facilitate the transition of entering students by helping them learn about and connect with the campus community. A variety of sessions are offered to accommodate the needs of our diverse commuter population, including specialized sessions for first-time college students, transfer students, and adult students returning to college. During orientation, incoming students have the opportunity to interact with current MSCD students and staff, while they receive valuable information about academic advising, general studies requirements, the registration process, and financial aid. Student Orientation Leaders also share some of their own tips for college survival, including how to utilize campus resources and how to get involved in campus activities. For further information about orientation, visit the NSO website at www.mscd.edu/~nso or call 303 556-6931.
Reading, Writing and Mathematics Placement Examinations
If the ACT or SAT has been taken, 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 440), 19 in Math (SAT math of 460) or 17 in Reading (SAT verbal of 430). For additional information on English or Reading, call 303-556-3677. For additional information regarding mathematics placement, visit the MSCD Web site at http://dem. mscd.edu/~math-cs/studentinfo/mglp.pdf or obtain a hard copy of the Mathematics Group Learning Program brochure from the Academic Advising Center. 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. 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 MetroCon-nect (http://metroconnect.mscd.edu), or by writing or faxing (303-556-3999) the address and phone number change to the Registrar’s Office.
Information on the registration procedure and registration dates is available on MetroConnect (http:// metroconnect.mscd.edu).
Students Not Officially Registered in a Class - Effective Fall 2005
For Students
Students must be officially registered with the College for classes as established, published deadlines prescribe. Officially registered means that students have been accepted for admission by the college, are


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eligible to register for classes, and that the Course Reference Number (CRN) for the class is entered on the student’s registration record maintained by the Office of the Registrar. The deadline to register for a full-semester class is the census date for that semester. For fall and spring semesters the census date is the 12th business day of the semester; for summer semester the census date is the 8th business day of the semester. These deadlines are available on the web for each semester at http://www.mscd.edu/aca-demic/acal.htm There are pro-rated deadlines for part-of-term classes. It is students’ responsibility not to attend a class if they are not officially registered.
For Faculty
According to CCHE policy, as noted in FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) REPORTING GUIDELINES and PROCEDURES, June 2002, individuals may not attend a class if they are not officially registered for the class. The deadline to register for a full-semester class is the census date for that semester. For fall and spring semesters the census date is the 12th business day of the semester; for summer semester the census date is the 8th business day of the semester. These deadlines are available on the web for each semester at http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm. There are pro-rated deadlines for part-of-term classes. Faculty must refer students who are not registered by the census date to the Office of the Registrar to discuss their registration options. Faculty should allow the student to return to the class only upon showing proof of registration from the Office of the Registrar. Faculty must ensure that all students in their classes are listed on their E-Rosters. Faculty can check their E-Rosters anytime before and during the semester to determine whether a student is registered for the class.
Concurrent Enrollment
Students who find it necessary to register at MSCD and another college at the same time should check with MSCD Transfer Services concerning the acceptance and application of transfer credits.
Pooled Registration
MSCD and the University of Colorado at Denver have formed a common pool of courses available to students at each institution. For the pool, MSCD offers courses through the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, through the Economics Department in the School of Business and through the Technical Communications and Human Performance and Leisure Studies departments in the School of Professional Studies. UCD offers courses through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Students must register for pooled courses through their home institution. Students at MSCD:
• must comply with all MSCD 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 MSCD, 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 MSCD. 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).
MSCD/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 MSCD at the end of the semester.
Students are advised:
• to consult with their academic advisor at MSCD to determine transferability of courses.
• to consult with MSCD’s Financial Aid Office if receiving aid.


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Interinstitutional Registration
Students enrolled at Metropolitan State College of Denver may register for courses at the Community College of Denver. 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.
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 and no academic record is maintained. The cost for auditing a course is based on regular tuition. The Tuition and Fees Table is available on MSCD’s Web site (http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/admissions/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 Metro-Connect (http://metroconnect.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. An 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 Metro-Connect (http://metroconnect.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. Flowever, 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 29 of this Catalog). To be eligible for health insurance coverage automatically, the numbers are 10 semester hours in the fall and spring and eight


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semester hours in the summer. (See page 28 of this Catalog). You can order an enrollment verification on MetroConnect (http://metroconnect.mscd.edu).
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 domiciliary of the state, such as the drivers’ license law and the vehicle registration law and (5) registration to vote. Other factors unique to the individual can also be used to demonstrate the requisite intent.
Any questions regarding the tuition classification law should be directed to an admissions officer at the College. In order to qualify for in-state status for a particular semester, the student must prove that domicile began not later than one year prior to the first day of classes for that semester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petitions are available under Academic Calendar on MSCD’s Web site (http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm).
College Opportunity Fund (COF)
Every eligible Colorado resident who will be a student must sign up for the College Opportunity Fund (COF) in order to authorize payment of the state’s contribution toward tuition at any public college or university in the state of Colorado that the student plans to attend, such as Metropolitan State College of Denver.
These funds, called “stipends,” will be applied to a student’s college account each semester and are available for up to 145 credit hours of college-level undergraduate study. The actual value of the stipend will be determined by the Colorado Legislature each year.
Students must apply online for the stipend at www.CollegeInColorado.org once. Then, each semester they must authorize the use of the stipend during registration.
The COF application requires students to submit only their legal name, date of birth and Social Security Number, and needs to be completed only once in a student’s lifetime. The application must be completed before the stipend can be credited to a student’s tuition and fee bill.
What happens if a student does not sign up? That student will not be eligible for the stipend and will be responsible for paying the total in-state tuition - both the student’s share and the state’s share.


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Eligibility: In-state, undergraduate students will be eligible for the stipend regardless of age, income or financial aid status. Students who are seeking a second bachelor’s degree or post bachelor degree credit are eligible to use the stipend for up to 30 credit hours.
For more information, visit the College’s Q&A section on COF at: http://www.mscd.edu/news/coficof_faq.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 Web site (http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/admissions/tuition.htm).
Standard Fees
An application fee is required of any applicant for admission to the College. This fee is nonrefimdable
and will not be applied to tuition.
Application fee...........................................................................$25
International student application fee.....................................................$40
Matriculation fee.........................................................................$50
Special fees
Returned check charge.....................................................................$17
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 health insurance fee heading. Students who have outside insurance coverage are responsible for completing a waiver form and providing proof of comparable* outside health insurance coverage (a copy of the front and back of your insurance card or documentation from your insurance company showing amount of deductible, co-insurance, and annual maximum benefit) by the deadline indicated on the appropriate semester waiver form. Waiver forms will not be accepted after the published deadline. Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at the Student Health Insurance Office located in the Health Center at Auraria (PL 150). Waiver forms are also available from the Health Center’s web site at http://www.mscd. edu/student/resources/insurance.
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 in which they enroll and every fall semester thereafter.
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 center’s per-semester 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 Web site (URL given above). Students with questions regarding Student Health Insurance should contact the Student Insurance Office at 303-556-3873.
*Effective August 1, 1998, the Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP) will NOT be accepted as proof of comparable outside health insurance coverage for waiver purposes. This special program is not considered


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health insurance and was not designed by the state legislature for this purpose. Comparable coverage information may be found at our Web site or call 303-556-3873.
Student Dental Insurance Voluntary Program for all Students
Voluntary Dental Insurance is available to 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).
FINANCIAL AID
The Metropolitan State College of Denver 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 2005-2006 academic year expenses will be as follows for a student not living with parents:
Resident Nonresident
Tuition and Fees $4,112 ... $11,340
Room and Board 7,234.. . . 7,236
Books and Supplies.... 1,306.... 1,306
Transportation 675.... 675
Miscellaneous 1.143.... 1.143
Total $14,440.... $21,700
Tuition and fees are set by MSCD and the Colorado Commission on 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. These figures are based on full-time enrollment of 12 credit hours.
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. 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. MSCD’s Title IV School Code is: 001360.
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 12th.
Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided on our Web site at: www.mscd. edu/enroll/finaid.


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Financial Aid Programs
The amount of funds made available to students depends on the maximum award allowed by regulation of each program, the student’s established financial need, duration of the student’s enrollment, and funds allocated to the College by the state and federal governments.
Grants
Grants are gift money from the federal or state government and do not have to be repaid.
Federal Pell Grants are federal funds and awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor’s degree and who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. The amount of the award is based on each student’s financial eligibility and the number of hours for which the student is enrolled.
The amount of Federal Pell Grant awards for the 2005-06 academic year will range from $400 to $4,050 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 noncitizens. 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 amounts 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. The amount of the CLEAP award is $200 per semester.
Scholarships
Metropolitan State College of Denver offers numerous scholarship opportunties for both incoming and continuing students. By submitting the Metropolitan State College of Denver Scholarship Application by March 1st “Priority Consideration Deadline” each year, you will automatically be considered for all MSCD scholarships for which you are eligible for the next academic year. The MSCD Scholarship Application is available for online submission at: www.mscd.edu/enroll/finaid/scholarship/. A printable version of the application is also available for download at this location.
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.
Athletic Scholarships: MSCD has a limited number of athletic scholarships. Applications and additional information are available from the MSCD Intercollegiate Athletics Office (303-556-8300).
Private Scholarships: Students should refer to the MSCD scholarship Web site (www.mscd.edu/enroll/ finaid/scholarship) for information regarding scholarships and to access free online scholarship searches.
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 that 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.


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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. Students must be enrolled at least six credit hours each semester and be degree-, certificate- or licensure-seeking and be making Satisfactory progress with a complete file. 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 the MSCD Financial Aid website as they vary each year. First time borrowers at MSCD are required to perform a Loan Entrance Interview over the Web before loans funds can be released to them. For additional loan information please visit our website. You will find details of how to apply annual limits and lenders.
Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans: are based on the student’s need as determined by the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. 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..
Federal PLUS Loans: These loans are available to parents of dependent students. Applications are available from the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. 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 Web site (www.mscd.edu/enroIl/finaid/index.htm) 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.


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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 emailed an Award Notification.
Disbursement Procedures:
• Awards are based on full-time enrollment. If a student is enrolled for less than 12 credit hours each semester, the award may be reduced/prorated. The final award adjustment occurs on census date (about the 12th day of school each fall and spring semester and the 8th day of the summer semester).
• Grants, Scholarships and Student Loans: All financial aid awards (with the exception of out-of-state loan checks, consortium checks and some scholarship funds) are disbursed into the student’s account. The Business Office deducts any outstanding balance owed, including current tuition and fees, and issues a check for the remaining funds. This check is either mailed to the student or the student can pick it up at the Cashier’s Office. This check can be used to purchase books and pay other educationally related expenses.
• Parent Loans: Federal PLUS funds are electronically submitted or mailed from lenders to MSCD’s Office of Financial Aid. Eligibility is verified and then the check is mailed to the parent borrower unless the parent authorizes the student to receive the refund.
• 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.
Please refer to the MSCD Web site (www.mscd.edu) for information regarding proration of aid disbursements.
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 Web site (http://www.mscd.edu) for more specific information.
Financial Aid as a Form of Payment
Please refer to MSCD’s Web site (http://www.mscd.edu) for information regarding payment of tuition-and fees with awarded aid.
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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.


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Alumni Relations
The Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Association, located at 1020 Ninth Street Park primary mission is “To cultivate relationships, motivate participation and create opportunities for a continuous connection with the College, its alumni and the community.” The Alumni Office connects alumni to students and the college community through events, volunteer opportunities, mentoring programs, alumni chapters and annual giving opportunities with the purpose of maintaining and renewing personal relationships established during student days. Several alumni programs and services are offered including: discounted insurance programs and career development resources, loan consolidation, credit union membership and free online transcripts. In addition, the Alumni Office sells the Metro State collegiate license plates that benefit student scholarships and alumni programs. The alumni association also provides students scholarships annually.
For a detailed list of programs, services and upcoming alumni events, visit www.mscd.edu/alumni.htm or contact the office directly at 303-556-8320.
Auraria Campus Police Department
The Auraria Campus Police Department 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 campuses in the state.
In addition to a police chief and 20 full time police officers, the Auraria Campus Police Department employs security guards 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 Auraria Campus Police Department also provides additional services to the campus community such as vehicle unlocks, crime prevention programs and emergency responses and fingerprinting.
The Auraria Campus Police Department 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 Early Learning Center
The center provides high quality early childhood care and education to the children of students, staff and faculty. A discovery, child-oriented approach is provided by a professional teaching staff to children ages 12 months to 6 years. Preregistration is required. Please call 303-556-3188 for information.
Auraria Parking and Transportation Services Parking Services Department
Daily Fee Parking: (in-and-out privileges in Lot E only): daily fees range from $1.50 to $10.00. Several lots are unattended and require purchasing a receipt from the vending machine. Make sure the parking receipt is placed face-up on the driver’s side of the dashboard. Receipts are valid only on the day and in the lot where purchased and are not transferable from one vehicle to another. 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, the Monday prior to the start of the semester. 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 park-ers. Call 303-556-2000 for assistance. The Parking Services Department is located at 777 Lawrence Way (first floor of the parking centre). Flours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.


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Handivan Services: The wheelchair-accessible handivan provides free on-campus transportation foi students, faculty and staff from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and from 7:00 a.m. to 6:0( p.m. on Friday. Call 303-556-2001 for information.
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. Call 303-556-2001 for information.
Career Services
Central Classroom (CN) Room 203
303-556-3664
www.mscd.edu/~career
Career Services offers assistance to students and alumni in the following areas:
• Career events - Fairs and seminars are held throughout the fall and spring semesters These events provide an opportunity to network with prospective employers and iden tify career opportunities. Information is available through the Career Services Web site www.mscd.edu/~career.
• Online employment service - A customized online employment service for students and alumni Post resumes and other job search documents and search through current full-time, part-time anc internship postings for entry-level positions listed by employers specifically targeting Metro State.
• Career workshops - These workshops provide information about resume writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, image management and graduate school. Videotaped mock interview: are also available.
• Career library — The library includes print and electronic resources, job vacancies, salary surveys graduate school information, and various career research resources. Consult with Career Service: staff and learn to utilize an extensive set of electronic resources for career planning, searchable jot databases, and other job search tools.
• eChoices and CX Online programs — These online programs are comprehensive and easy to use databases that provide information on occupations, colleges, financial aid resources, individualized career planning, and career assessments.
• Career counseling and career assessments — Individuals are assisted in clarifying their careei interests and personality strengths as they relate to college majors and the world of work.
• www.mscd.edu/~career — Our Web site has a wealth of information about jobs and careers.
Come by Career Services to get registered today!
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 tc serve the College and the Rocky Mountain region. Open all year, the center organizes and hosts diverse exhibitions including artists of national and international significance, which otherwise would be unavailable to the College community and state populace. The CVA is a cornerstone of the N.A.S.A.D accredited art department. Past exhibitions have included works by Sandy Skoglund, Picasso, Alfred Stieglitz, Romare Bearden and the art of Haiti, Australia and Japan. The center hosts MSCD’s BFA Honors Thesis exhibition featuring the works of the College’s outstanding art students and a biannual exhibition of the Metro art faculty.
Education and community outreach are important facets of the Center and students, including the Art Department’s 1000 majors and 12,000 members of the general public visit the Center each year. Visitor: take advantage of the many lectures, tours and workshops available in conjunction with the exhibitions Outreach programs, providing art workshops and activities for Denver’s at-risk youth are another element of the center’s education program and commitment to the community. Work-study positions; internships and volunteer opportunities are only a few ways that Metro students can become involved


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at the center. Metropolitan State College of Denver’s 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.
The Children’s College
The Children’s College 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 and CCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for small groups and individual attention.
The Summer Enrichment Program is academic in content, but recognizes children’s needs for fun and different learning experiences in summer. Our class is for children entering first or second grade in the fall. Part time and full time schedules are available. Call 303-556-2439 for more information.
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. Mon-day-Friday. For additional information call 303-556-3132. We are located in Tivoli 651.
Access Center for Disability Accommodations and Adaptive Technology
Providing equal opportunity is an important and shared responsibility at Metro State. The Access Center shares this responsibility by assisting students with documented disabilities in reaching their academic potential. Our office strives to accomplish this by providing qualified students with disabilities reasonable academic accommodations as mandated under ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Disability categories served by our office include: ADD/ADHD, systematic illness, deaf/HOH, learning, cognitive, psychological, vision, and physical.
Students requesting accommodations need to contact the Access Center and arrange an intake interview. Students will need to provide appropriate documentation that describes their diagnosed disability and current functional limitations. Based on the provided documentation, it will be determined which accommodations and/or services the student is eligible to receive. Examples of accommodations and services include: extended exam time, peer note takers, interpreters, alternative text, priority registration and disability counseling and advocacy.
The Access Center provides eligible students with access to some of the latest adaptive technology. Approved students will receive training and access to a variety of hardware and software products in our computer lab area. Software available for use includes JAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Zoom-Text and TextHelp Read 8(Write.
The Access Center is located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116. For further information, call 303-556-8387 or access the Web site at www.mscd.edu/~access.


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Extended Campus
Fully accredited courses are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro Soutl 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village, 303-721-1313 and Metro North, 11990 Gran Street, Northglenn, 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes. I: addition, it offers a variety of formats including telecourses, online courses and correspondence course: 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 resource for exploring issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. This program offers a variety o support, education and advocacy services for the entire campus community:
• support for those who may have questions about sexual orientation and gender identity
• advocacy for students experiencing discrimination or harassment based on a real or perceived ga; lesbian, bisexual or transgender identity
• speakers bureau for classes and events on various aspects of sexual orientation, gender identity an> related issues
• training programs and workshops about combating homophobia, transphobia, working wit] GLBT individuals, and sensitivity considerations
• library of books, videos and resource files available for research and leisure
• sponsored events; educational, academic, and social; such as National Coming Out Day Celebra tion, GLBT Awareness Month keynote speaker, World AIDS Day, Transgender Day of Remem brance and many 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; director with the support of student employees and volunteers. Input and involvement from the entir campus community are welcomed. For additional information call 303-556-6333, visit www.glbtss.or: or email info@glbtss.org.
Health Center at Auraria
All MSCD students have access to medical services at the Health Center. Student health insurance i NOT required in order to use the Health Center. Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioner and medical assistants staff the facility. Students will be asked to complete a sign-in sheet and show ; 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 Insur ance Program. Plan exceptions or co-pays may apply.
Walk-in services begin at 7:50 a.m., Monday-Friday. Walk in access varies daily, contingent upon whei all patient slots have been filled; thus, the daily closure time for walk-in care is variable. Patients an encouraged to call for an appointment or walk in as early as possible. The Health Center at Auraria i: located in the Plaza Building, Room 150, on the lower level. Brochures with additional information an available at the Health Center or go to our Web site at http://www.mscd.edu/student /resources/health/ For further details call 303-556-2525.
High School Upward Bound
This program is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in and beyorn high school for youths who are low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The prograrr


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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 Access Center, Library Room 116. The computer lab currently has software to assist students with hearing, learning, visual and orthopedic disabilities. Further information is available at www.msce.edu/~access; 303-556-8387 (Access Center).
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 e-mail 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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International Student Services
MSCD 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. International students should contact the Academic Advising Center.
Please see International and Intercultural Education on page 55 of this Catalog.
Metro Bridge Program
The Metro Bridge Program’s mission is to facilitate the successful transition of high school graduates as they enter Metro State and to increase the academic preparedness, retention, and graduation of participants in the intensive summer program. Program participants develop through 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 a scholarship for the summer program, earn college credit, and participate in enrichment workshops and activities that enhance their summer experience, transition, and connection to Metroplitan State College of Denver. The office is located in Central Classroom Building, Room 102. For information call 303-556-4023.
Metro North and Metro South
Please see Extended Campus on page 36 of this Catalog.
Short-Term Emergency Student Loan Program
The Short-Term Emergency Student Loan Program offers short-term (30-day) interest-free loans to eligible MSCD students up to $210.00 per semester. Applications are available at the Scholarship Center in the Central Classroom, room 120D, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Qualifying criteria, procedures for submission and online applications are available through our website (www.mscd.edu/enroll/ finaid/resources/shorttermloan); or contact the Short-Term Loan office in the Scholarship Center at 303-352-4247.
Student Travel Program
The Student Travel Program is pleased to offer funding opportunities up to $2,000 to qualified student groups and up to $650 for qualified individual students to help facilitate their attendance at educational conferences nationwide. (Individual students may only be considered when they have been invited to give poster presentations, conference workshops or papers, or they have some other significant role in the conference.) Expenses for transportation, conference registration, and lodging maybe considered for funding from Student Travel. Students must formally apply for this funding at least two months prior to the event, along with their faculty or administrative advisor who has agreed to attend the conference with them. Detailed information about student eligibility, procedures for applying, the proposal due dates, other qualifying criteria and the online application are available on our web site at www.mscd. edu/~travel. More information is also available in Tivoli 311, or call 303.556.3559 or 303.556.5026.
Student Intervention Services
Student Intervention Services (SIS) administers and enforces the Academic Standing Policy by working closely with Academic Affairs. SIS works with many academically struggling students whose cumulative GPA is below 2.0, and with Re-admit students whose cumulative GPA is below 2.0. Students are assisted with developing an individualized success strategy which may include assistance with advising, scheduling, and referrals to appropriate services. SIS also reviews and makes decisions on Suspension Appeals


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for Academically Suspended students wanting to remain enrolled at the College. Students identified as needing our services are notified by e-mail and an academic hold is placed on their registration until they meet with a SIS staff member. SIS also administers the Academic Alert Program which provides staff and faculty with mid-term grades to assist students as early as possible in the semester.
Student Success Program
The Student Success Program’s (SSP) goal is to assist provisionally admitted students with comprehensive and individualized services to successfully transition them into Metro State. The structured services and programming that SSP offers are peer advising, academic monitoring, and referral to other campus services. These efforts are to positively affect retention and graduation rates, and for the students to help themselves through college. Students admitted under this provision will be contacted after they have attended orientation and taken the assessment tests and registered for class. The office is located in the Central Classroom Building 102,303-556-4023.
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 MSCD. 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, and mathematics. 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 the Tutoring Center, e.den Student Computer 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 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, St. Francis, St. Cajetan’s and the P.E. Event Center, 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


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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 Metropolitan State College of Denver in an effort to promote academic success. The Tutoring Center promotes an environment that is welcoming to the diverse student body of Metro by providing professionally trained tutors who are competent in subject material and areas such as diversity, learning styles, and communication. You can either schedule a session with a tutor or you can simply drop in during our group tutoring times. The office is located in the Tivoli on the second floor, Room 219.
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 veteran/ dependent student. Different VA classifications provide different types of entitlement. Student veterans/ dependents may be eligible for tutorial assistance, VA work-study, advance payment, emergency student loans, etc. The office also certifies and tracks the academic progress of entitled veterans. If there are any questions or problems regarding eligibility, payment, tutoring, etc., please speak with a representative in CN 105 or call 303-556-2993.
Veterans Upward Bound
Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded 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, computer literacy and foreign language. This program is also an opportunity for veterans to re-establish fundamental ideas and study habits which are prerequisites for successful performance at the post-secondary educational level. Additionally, Veterans Upward Bound provides access to academic resources, employment referrals, assistance with VA benefits applications, and referrals to various community assistance organizations.
Women’s Services
The Institute for Women’s Studies and Services is committed to the empowerment of women through education. To help students have a positive college experience, women’s services provides referrals to campus and community resources, information about scholarships, assistance with the process of entering MSCD, advocacy services for students dealing with harassment or discrimination, and programs and events that focus on issues of particular concern to women. The institute houses a small library with a variety of books and other resource materials on women’s experiences, histories and contributions to society. Students who need assistance should make an appointment with the associate director of the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services.
Writing Center
The Writing Center staff of composition instructors and trained writing tutors is committed to working with students in developing their writing abilities. Tutors help students identify problem areas and provide instruction on how to eliminate them. Through one-on-one instruction, tutors teach students to generate, organize, and develop ideas; to revise and edit with confidence; and to handle issues of format and documentation. For more information contact the Writing Center at 303-556-6070.


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STUDENT LIFE
The Office of Student Life offers students a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance classroom experiences and encourage campus involvement. These co-curricular programs include educational, cultural, recreational and social interaction as well as unique opportunities for leadership development. To learn more about these services, visit our offices located in the Tivoli Student Union, Room 311 or call 303-556-3559. Our Web site is http://www.mscd.edu/~studlife.
In addition, the Office of Student Life also administers the following programs:
Student Affairs Board (SAB) - The Student Affairs Board enables students to have continuous representation in the use and allocation of their student affairs fees. The SAB is comprised of student government representatives, faculty senate representatives and administrative representatives.
Student Problem Action Network (SPAN) - The SPAN Program is a network of volunteer advisors who help students resolve problems they may be experiencing with faculty, staff or other students in the MSCD classroom or workplace. Advisors are there to: help sort out the facts in a given situation, identify specific issues and concerns, recognize the perspective of others involved in a situation, articulate options for resolution, formulate strategies for resolving the situation, help navigate campus systems and advise the student on how to implement the chosen strategy.
Outstanding Student and Who’s Who Awards - The Office of Student Life partners with academic departments and hosts the annual college-wide Outstanding Student Awards and the selection of nominees for Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges.
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. Information is also available on our website at: www.mscd.edu/~judicial.
Student Activities
Tivoli Student Union (TV) 305 (303) 556-2595
http://studentactivities.mscd.edu
The Office of Student Activities enriches students’ college experiences by helping them “Get Involved & Learn More” about campus life through dynamic activities such as events, co-curricular opportunities, student organizations, leadership education and Metro COOL.
Programs, Events and Co-curricular Opportunities help to stimulate, educate, challenge and entertain the student body. Through co-sponsorships with other universities, student organizations and academic departments, Student Activities facilitates bringing prominent national and local figures and stimulating experiences to the students. Specific programs include the following:
Distinguished Lecture Series
This series hosts locally, regionally and internationally recognized speakers who inspire students to think critically about current issues and events.
Student Organization Services
Metro Student Organizations provide a variety of programs that are stimulating and invigorating -enhancing students’ co-curricular and extracurricular experiences. Student Organization Services can assist in helping students find the right organization or in creating a new one. We have more than 100 registered Student Organizations at Metro State.


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Leadership
Join other students in exploring leadership through workshops, seminars, speakers and conferences. These programs are designed to give you the tool to create change in your community. Over 300 students participate in one of our leadership programs each year. A brand new program this fall, the Citizen Leadership Program brings all of these resources together in a structured program, allowing for individual creativity and development.
Metro COOL
Metro COOL is a campus-wide program offering on-going and one-time volunteer opportunities. Students can match up with local agencies looking for volunteers with our on-line database through the Student Activities Website. Metro COOL also sponsors monthly service events designed to make immediate impact on a community while connecting Metro students to one another. Make impact on your community today!
Student Technological Services
Student Technological Services is on the front line creating interactive, technologically stimulating and highly dynamic digital media. Through our efforts, the campus broadcasts events live across the Internet. By archiving videos of campus events for future release and Internet viewing, we are able to provide a wider outreach to those who are interested in campus archives. Student Technological Services also maintains and develops an online Discussion Forum for campus involvement, and creates interactive resource CDs and DVDs for a full service online activities office.
Laptop Lease
This exciting program provides students with an opportunity to lease an Appleâ„¢ laptop for a semester at an affordable price. These laptops are the latest in technology offering the ability to compute anywhere on campus and access the Internet wirelessly around campus. Enjoy the ability to write your term paper from the luxury of your bed or under the old oak tree in the park.
Student Government Assembly
Metropolitan State College Student Government Assembly is an elected body that exists to represent and act in the interests of the students. Student Government Assembly (or SGA) works to create opportunities for student involvement and success through its programs, and works to sustain and improve them each year. SGA includes three additional elected representatives: the Board of Trustees Student Representative and the two representatives to the Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board (SACAB). Together the assembly works to ensure that students’ voices are heard and represented in all levels of the College’s administration. The SGA offices are located in the Tivoli Student Union, Room 307, phone number 303-556-3312. Our Web site is http://www.mscd.edu/~sga.
Student Media
The Office of Student Media, located in Tivoli Room 313, produces a variety of student-operated media designed to keep the campus informed and entertained. The office’s diverse staff of students produces a weekly newspaper, The Metropolitan; a weekly video newscast, The Met Report; a web-based radio station, Met Radio; an annual literary and arts magazine, Metrosphere; and the annual Student Handbook.
The Metropolitan offers students the opportunity to explore such fields as reporting, photography, Web page design, graphic arts, marketing and advertising through work experience. The Metropolitan and its Web site, The Met Online (http://metonline.mscd.edu), are produced entirely by MSCD students and are published weekly during the fall and spring and monthly during the summer.
The Emmy Award-winning Met Report can be seen weekly on Comcast Channel 54 or on the Internet at http://metreport.mscd.edu. The newscast keeps students informed on campus happenings and Denver news.
Met Radio offers diverse, student-produced programming through its webcast at http://metradio.mscd. edu or at FM 88.3 in the Tivoli.


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Metrosphere, MSCD’s annual literary and arts magazine, is published each spring and features poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and photography. Submissions for the student-produced magazine are accepted during the fall semester. Copies are distributed free to students and are available in Tivoli Room 313. Metrosphere can be found online at http://metrosphere.mscd.edu.
The Student Handbook is a complete guide to navigating Metro State. Published each year, the handbook offers information on everything from e-mail accounts to financial aid, as well as a section on academic and campus policies. It also is online at http://handbook.mscd.edu.
Students interested in working for the Office of Student Media should visit Tivoli Room 313 and fill out an application, or call 303-556-2507.
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 weight room, 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, kayak-ing/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 offer 12 intercollegiate sports programs: baseball, men’s basketball, women’s


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basketball, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, 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 12 intercollegiate sports. They are distributed 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 Administration Building, Suite 560RR, 303-556-8300.
ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS
Credit for Prior Learning
Successful completion of national examinations, departmental examinations, or 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 at MSCD. 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 (AP) examinations conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board may have official 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 8 credit hours at MSCD (see following chart). Students should contact www.colleg-eboard.com or 888-225-5427 to request official AP scores; MSCD’s AP code is 4505.
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 8t BIO 1090-1
Chemistry CHE 1800-4 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2
Computer Science (A) CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4
Computer Science (AB) CSI 1050-4 CSI 1050-4 CSI 2050-4 CSI 1050-4 CSI 2050-4
Economics (Macro) ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3
Economics (Micro) ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3


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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 PSC1010-3 PSC 1010-3
Gov’t & Politics (Comparative) PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3 PSC 1020-3
Geography- Human GEG 1300-3 GEG 1300-3 GEG 1300-3
Environmental Science ENV 1200-3 ENV 1200-3 ENV 1200-3
History (European) HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3
History (American) HIS 1210-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3
AP SCORE 2 3 4 5
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
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
History (American) HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3 HIS 1210-3 HIS 1220-3
History (European) HIS 1010-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3 HIS 1010-3 HIS 1020-3
History (World) HIS 1030-3 HIS 1030-3 HIS 1040-3 HIS 1030-3 HIS 1040-3
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
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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
Statistics MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4 MTH 1210-4
International Baccalaureate
MSCD recognizes the high level of achievement that the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program represents. Students who complete the IB Diploma Program and the IB examinations are guaranteed admission to the College and are eligible to receive credit and advanced placement standing, To receive credit, a student must receive at least a score of four (4) on each IB examination and call 212-696-4464 to request that official scores be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the IB organization. For specific equivalencies, see the table below. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 303-556-3058 for more information. Students should consult with the appropriate department for further advising and with their major departments about acceptance of credits toward their majors.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE TRANSFER CREDIT AWARD
IB Exam Level of Exam MSCD Equivalence Semester MSCD General
Exam Score Hours Studies Area
Anthropology Higher 4 thru 7 ANT 1310 w/ 3 hrs 6 Social Sciences
elective
Standard 4 thru 7 Anthropology elective 3 Social Sciences
Art-Design A Higher 4 thru 7 ART 1200 w/ 3 hrs elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 ART 1200-3 3
Art-Visual Higher 4 thru 7 Art elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 Art elective 3
Biology Higher 5 thru 7 BIO 1080-3, BIO 1090-1 w 2 hrs 6 Natural Sciences
elective
Higher 4 Biology elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 BIO 1000-3 3 Natural Sciences
Chemistry Higher 4 thru 7 CHE 1100-4, CHE 1150-1 w/ 1 6 Natural Sciences
hr elective
Standard 4 thru 7 CHE 1010-3 3 Natural Sciences
Computer Science Higher 4 thru 7 CMS 1010-3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 CMS 1010-3 3
Economics Higher 4 thru 7 ECO 2010-3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Social Sciences
Standard 4 thru 7 Economics elective 3 Social Science
English (A-1) Higher 4 thru 7 ENG 1010-3, ENG 1100-3 6 Composition - 3
Arts & Letters - 3


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Foreign Lang (A 1) Higher 4 thru 7 FRE 3110-3 & FRE 3320-3 or 6
French, German, GER 3010-3 & GER 3210-3 or
Spanish SPA 3110-3 & SPA 3250-3
Standard 4 thru 7 FRE, GER, SPA 1010-5,1020-5 10 Communications
Foreign Lang (B) Higher 4 thru 7 FRE 2010-3 & FRE 2020-3 or GER 2110-3 & GER 2120-3 or 6
SPA 2110-3 & SPA 2120-3
Standard 4 thru 7 FRE, GER, SPA 1010-5,1020-5 10 Communications
Geography Higher 4 thru 7 ENV 1200-3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Natural Sciences
(Environmental Sys) Standard 4 thru 7 Environmental elective 3 Natural Sciences
IB Exam Level of Exam MSCD Equivalence Semester MSCD General
Exam Score Hours Studies Area
History of Africa Higher 4 thru 7 History elective 6 Historical
Standard 4 thru 7 History elective 3 Historical
History of Americas Higher 4 thru 7 History elective 6 Historical
Standard 4 thru 7 History elective 3 Historical
History of Europe Higher 4 thru 7 HIS 1010-3, HIS 1020-3 6 Historical
Standard 4 thru 7 HIS 1010-3 3 Historical
Japanese Higher 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 3
Latin Higher 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 3
Mathematics* Higher 5 thru 7 MTH 1410-4 4 Mathematics
Higher 4 MTH 1400-4 4 Mathematics
Math Methods* Standard 5 thru 7 MTH 1110-4 4 Mathematics
Standard 4 Mathematics elective 3 Mathematics
Math Studies* Standard 4 thru 7 Mathematics elective 3 Mathematics
Physics Higher 4 thru 7 PHY 2010-4, PHY 2020-4, PHY 2030-1, PHY 2040-1 10 Natural Sciences
Standard 4 thru 7 PHY 1000-4 4 Natural Sciences
Psychology Higher 4 thru 7 PSY 1001-3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Social Sciences
Standard 4 thru 7 Psychology elective 3 Social Sciences
Russian Higher 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 6
Standard 4 thru 7 Modern Languages elective 3
Theater Higher 4 thru 7 THE 2210-3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Arts & Letters
Standard 4 thru 7 Theater elective 3 Arts & Letters
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College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) consists of a series of national standardized examinations, They are designed to evaluate nonaccredited college-level learning in order to award credit for successful demonstration of this knowledge. Based on the results of one or more of the CLEP examinations that are accepted at MSCD, the College may award up to 30 credits toward the General Studies requirements, Thus, students 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 through the use of CLEP examinations.
MSCD does not allow CLEP to be used for ENG 1020, Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation.
No more than 60 credits may be earned through all the approved CLEP examinations.
• Credit earned through the English composition with essay, humanities, natural sciences, social
sciences/history, and college mathematics examinations may be applied only to General Studies requirements. Credit earned through the other approved examinations may apply to any requirements unless otherwise stated.
• Credit earned will be entered on the student’s transcript with the title of the examination(s) and without reference to any 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 toward residency credit requirements and therefore may not be awarded as part of the last 12 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 have CLEP examination or military examination (DANTES) results evaluated, the student should have a copy of the official score report sent to, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Office of Admissions, Campus Box 16, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362. To request an official CLEP score report, contact www.collegeboard.com/clep or 800-257-9558. MSCD’s CLEP code is 4505. DANTES test scores can be obtained by calling 850-452-1063.
• 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 The College 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 student’s academic dean’s office.
• 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 six 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, Central Classroom Building, Room 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.com/


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clep. Examinations may be taken through the Community College of Denver Test Center, 303-556-3810, South Classroom Building 223. Other official testing centers can be found through the College Board Web site listed above.
CLEP EXAMINATION STANDARDS
CLEP exam Minimum Score for MSCD Credit MSCD Credit MSCD General Studies No Credit for Prior Enrollment2
American Government 56 3 Social Sciences PSC1010
American Literature 55 3 * ENG 2210,2220
Analysis and Interpretation of Literature1 60 3 Arts 8c Letters ENG 1100,1110,1120
English Composition with Essay 50 3 Freshmen Composition ENG 1010'
English Literature 55 3 * ENG 2310,2330
French Language 50 10 Communications FRE 1010,1020
French Language 62 16 Communications FRE 1010,1020,2010, 2110
General Biology 57 3 Natural Sciences BIO 1000
Calculus 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110,1120,1400, 1410
College Algebra 54 3 Mathematics MTH 11103
College Algebra-Trigonometry 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110,1120,14003
College Mathematics 50 3 Mathematics MTH 1080
General Chemistry 63 4 * CHE 1800
General Chemistry 69 8 * CHE 1800,1810
German Language 50 10 Communications GER 1010,1020
German Language 63 16 Communications GER 1010,1020,2110, 2310
History of the US I 55 3 Historical HIS 1210
History of the US II 56 3 Historical HIS 1220
Humanities 50 6 Arts 8c Letters ART 1040, MUS 1000, ENG 1100,1110 or ENG 1120
Human Growth and Development3 50 3 * PSY 2210
Precalculus 54 3 Math MTH 1400
Introductory Psychology1,3 50 3 * PSY1001
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3 * PSY1001
Introductory Sociology' 58 3 Social Sciences SOC 1010


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CLEP EXAMINATION STANDARDS
CLEP exam Minimum Score for MSCD Credit MSCD Credit MSCD General Studies No Credit for Prior Enrollment2
Information Systems and Computer Applications 66 3 * CMS 1010, CSS 1010
Principles of Macroeconomics1 62 3 Social Sciences ECO 2010
Principles of Marketing 62 3 * MKT 3000
Principles of Microeconomics 61 3 Social Sciences ECO 2020
Principles of Management 50 3 * MGT 3000
Natural Sciences' 50 6 Natural Sciences BIO 1000, AST 1040, CHE 1010, GEL 1010, PHY 1000
Social Science and History1 50 6 Social Sciences ECO 2010, HIS 1000, PSC 1010, PSY 1001, SOC 1010
Spanish Language 50 10 Communications SPA 1010,1020
Spanish Language 66 16 Communications SPA 1010,1020,2110, 2120
Trigonometry 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110,11204
Western Civilization 58 3 Historical HIS 1020
Western Civilization II 57 3 Historical HIS 1020
* Does not meet general education requirements
1 Although the examinations are essentially independent, where there is overlap, credit may be
obtained by completing only one of the two overlapping examinations.
2 If during or subsequent to the semester the exam is taken, the student earns credit in any course(s)
in column 5, accepted at MSCD, the credit value of the course(s) will be subtracted from the corresponding CLEP credit previously awarded.
3 Introductory Psychology may be applied to a psychology major or minor.
4 Students wishing to take Calculus I at MSCD must first pass MSCD’s departmental calculus placement exam.
Attainment Examinations
Any student may take attainment examinations in some departments for the purpose of waiving specific graduation requirements. Passing such an examination, although it does not reduce 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
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of 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 dean’s offices in each school.
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, (303-556-8342) and from the Office of the Registrar (CN 105).
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, 303-556-8342. Portfolio assessment may be used to apply for credit for specific course 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, which is offered as a correspondence course.
Policies that govern credit for prior learning options apply to credit awarded through the portfolio process. The charge for each credit hour assessed is one-half the student’s portion of in-state tuition for one credit hour. The assessment charge is payable prior to evaluation of the portfolio by faculty for academic credit.


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Contact the Center for Individualized Learning for assistance and further information at 303-556-8342. Information sessions about portfolio assessment and other credit for prior learning options are held on a regular basis, and information is available on our Web site: 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 (ACE) 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 or DD-295 should be submitted to the Office of Admissions. In addition, students with Army training should request that an official AARTS transcript be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions by calling 866-297-4427; those with Air Force training should request an official Community College of the Air Force transcript by calling 334-953-2794. Students with training from the Navy or Marines should request an official SMART transcript by calling 877-253-7122. For all other training, request official ACE transcripts by calling 202-939-9434. 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 Web site for additional information: www.mscd.edu/~cooped.
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


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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, numerous elementary and high schools, and senior centers and nursing homes.
Service-learning credit is available in most academic majors and minors. Prerequisites and other requirements vary with each department. To learn how to participate in this program, including discussions of placement options, students should contact or visit the Service-Learning Program office to schedule an interview: 1045 Ninth Street Park; 303-556-3290.
SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
The First-Year Program
The First-Year Program is designed to unify and coordinate College efforts to help entering students achieve a successful first year. The program provides advising, course selection guidance and academic monitoring throughout the first year, as well as coordinating academic support services for first-year students. Additionally, the program offers a First-Year Seminar course, XXX 1190, which provides appropriate readings and written work enabling students to discuss and write about current issues including the value of higher education. All first-time MSCD students may enroll in the First-Year Seminar course and other appropriate courses as determined by assessment at entry. The program furnishes an environment where problem solving, creativity and peer interaction are encouraged. For additional information call 303-556-8447.
The Honors Program
The Honors Program provides an academic program for highly motivated students with broad academic interests. The program provides honors sections of General Studies courses and unique interdisciplinary courses. Honors courses are small in order to encourage class participation and a close relationship between students and faculty. Honors classes are designed to promote independent thought and creative inquiry. The director of the Honors Program and the Honors faculty provide academic advising and serve as mentors to students as they consider their post-graduate goals. The ultimate mission of the Honors Program is to create a community of scholars. It sponsors an Honors Club, an annual Honors Conference, and study-abroad courses which allow students to explore ideas outside the classroom. A students who completes 27 semester hours of honors courses, including a thesis, will receive an honors designation on his/her transcript.
An Honors application form may be obtained from the Honors Program Director or the Honors website. Students admitted to the Honors Program are eligible to apply for an Honors 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 IF*.........................................3
HON 4950 Senior Honors Thesis.......................................................3
Subtotal..................................................................................9
Students must take at least nine (9) hours from the following:
HON 2800 History of Science.........................................................3
HON 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


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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 do not 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 works 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 their proposals early in their enrollment at MSCD. IDP proposals must be submitted no later than the semester prior to the semester the student intends to graduate.
Interested students should contact the Center for Individualized Learning, 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 the first step in the process, and are held throughout the year.
Each Individualized Studies major or minor is approved by the faculty mentor, Center advisor, 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 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 and may not include courses with the same prefix as the department from which the majority of credit is drawn for their major, or courses crosslisted with that discipline.
• No more than 30 hours of credit from the School of Business may be included in the student’s degree plan. In some cases this limit may be exceeded with the approval of the appropriate department chair and dean of the School of Business.
• Each Individualized Studies major or minor must include courses that have not yet been completed at the time the proposal is approved. See each IDP option below for the specific number of credits that must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair.
Proposals may be submitted for:
• An Individualized Studies MAJOR, which requires a minimum of 40 credit hours, including 21 hours of upper-division credit. Fifteen (15) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. A minor chosen from the Catalog is required.
• An Individualized Studies MINOR, which requires a minimum of 20 credit hours, including 6 hours of upper-division credit. Six (6) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. A major chosen from the Catalog is required.
• An Individualized Studies EXTENDED MAJOR may be proposed when the student’s field of study requires more in-depth study or courses from multiple disciplines that cannot be accommodated in an IDP major. An extended major requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, including
• 27 hours of upper-division credit. Twenty-one (21) hours must be completed after the proposal is approved by the department chair. No minor is required.


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INTERNATIONAL & 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. Through the following programs students and faculty have opportunities to develop and participate in activities designed to promote a greater understanding and expertise in global issues. MSCD seeks to maintain a positive environment that enhances the learning experiences of international students.
Individualized Degree Program
Students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary major or a minor in international studies may do so through the Individualized Degree Program (1DP). The IDP allows students, in collaboration with a faculty mentor and the Center for Individualized Learning, 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, and see www.mscd.edu/~cil/.
Study Abroad Courses
MSCD offers 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 Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs for information regarding the latest offerings.
International Student Services
MSCD provides a variety of services to international students attending the College. 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. International students should contact the Academic Advising Center.
Special Events
MSCD regularly organizes conferences, seminars, and lecture series to promote intellectual discourses on issues affecting the contemporary world.
Community Connections
MSCD maintains links with numerous local and national organizations and professional associations dealing with international, educational, economic, social, and cultural activities with a view to strengthen college-community partnerships and to remain current with the latest developments in the area of international education.


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Language and Culture Institute
The Language and Culture Institute was established in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad. The institute currently operates a summer program in Mexico 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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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 learn from experts in other fields. Undergraduate education fosters the critical thinking necessary for the exploration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the synthesis of learning, and exposes students to the richness and variety of the intellectual universe.
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 www.state.co.us/cche/gened/gtpathways/index.pdf. 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 may apply
GT-AH1 Arts and Expression
GT-AH2 Literature and Humanities
GT-AH3 Ways of Thinking
GT-AH4 Foreign Languages
GT-COl Introductory Writing
GT-C02 Intermediate Writing
GT-HI1 History
GT-MA1 Mathematics
GT-SC1 Natural and Physical Sciences (with laboratory)
GT-SC2 Natural and Physical Sciences (without laboratory)
GT-SS1 Economic or Political Systems
GT-SS2 Geography
GT-SS3 Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks
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.


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General Studies Goals
The General Studies Program is designed to help graduates achieve the following competencies: MSCD students should be able to:
1. Write and speak with clarity;
2. Read and listen critically;
3. Draw conclusions from quantitative data;
4. Recognize faulty reasoning;
5. Organize ideas; and
6. Communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them.
MSCD students should:
1. Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems;
2. Have an informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science; and
3. 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: To provide students with the basic skills of language, mathematics, communications and critical thought. These include the skills of recognizing faulty reasoning, of reading and listening critically, of drawing conclusions from quantitative data, of organizing ideas, and of writing and speaking with clarity.
Level II: To provide the breadth characteristic of education, encourage an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, and cultivate informed awareness of the principal human achievements in history, arts and letters, society, and science. An educated person is one who is familiar with history, with the fine arts, with varied cultures, and with the scientific method. Level II courses should introduce the student to the basic methods, knowledge, problems, or attitudes characteristic of a field. Upper, as well as lower division courses should be available for Level II credit. In addition to meeting these criteria, Level II courses will provide opportunity for further development of Level I skills. Level II requirements shall be subdivided into four categories: Historical, Arts and Letters, Social Sciences, and the Natural Science.
Distribution and Credit Requirements
To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approved courses that fulfill the following distribution and credit requirements:
Level I*
Category......
Composition .. Mathematics .. Communications
Semester Hours
............6
.............3
.............3
Level IF*
Category........
Historical Arts and Letters Social Sciences . Natural Sciences Total***........
Semester Hours
.............3
............6
............6
............6
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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 c Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the Level 1 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:
• The only courses that can be used to satisfy the General Studies approved requirements are those courses designated as General Studies Courses. Those courses are listed in the Catalog and the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements.
• Students may not use courses having the same prefix as their major or courses crosslisted with their major to satisfy their General Studies Level II requirements. (See c. below for specific requirements for History majors.) General Studies courses may be taken as electives or to satisfy requirements in the major; that is, General Studies courses do not have to be counted toward the General Studies requirements.
• History majors will take three extra credit hours at Level II in either Arts and Letters, Social Sciences, or Natural Science in lieu of the three hours in the Historical category. Thus, History majors still have a total of 33 hours in General Studies. A History major may not use crosslisted courses in the Historical category, or courses crosslisted with a history course in any General Studies category.
• Courses taken using the pass/fail option cannot be used for General Studies credit.
• Students may apply no more than eight hours of credit from courses bearing the same course prefix to General Studies Level II requirements.
• Lower division credit for biology courses of anatomy, physiology, and micro-biology, in which the student earned a grade of “C” or better, may be substituted for the Level II lower division natural science general studies requirement for all students with a nursing major.
• Students majoring in Human Performance and Sports will use BIO 1080-4, BIO-1090-1, BIO 2310-4, and BIO 2320-4 to satisfy the General Studies Level II Natural Science requirement. Students must take all four courses to meet the requirement. A student in HPS who switches to a different major will have to satisfy the Level II Natural Science requirements with the approved courses or alternatives specified in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements.
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.


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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 at least “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)
REQUIRED COURSES.............................................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.
“GT-” indicates a state guaranteed general education course.
Rules: Composition Requirement
• Those students whose writing skills are inadequate will be required to complete developmental coursework in composition before enrolling for English 1010.
• Students must complete the English 1010 requirement within their first 30 hours at MSCD and the English 1020 requirement within the first 60 hours. These requirements may be postponed on an individual basis if the postponement is approved by the Department of English.
• Required English composition courses shall be at the freshman level.
• Students shall be considered to have satisfied the Level I English course requirement and credit will be granted if they:
=> pass ENG 1010 and ENG 1020, or
=> pass a CLEP or AP test approved by the Department of English, or => transfer an equivalent course (see Rules Applying to Transfer Students above).
Mathematics (minimum 3 semester hours)
Required Courses.....................................Semester Hours
MTH 1080 (GT-MA1) 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 8t Social Sciences..4
MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematics I................................................3
Rules: Mathematics Requirement
• Students will take a preassessment placement test to determine their abilities to solve elementary algebra problems and to know and use elementary geometrical formulas. Those students whose skills are inadequate will be required to complete developmental mathematics coursework before enrolling in any mathematics course. Students should be aware that since developmental courses are not taught at MSCD, no transfer credit will be given for such coursework.
• Students must complete the Level I mathematics requirement within their first 30 hours at MSCD. This requirement may be postponed on an individual basis if the postponement is approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department.
• Students shall be considered to have satisfied the Level I mathematics course requirement and credit will be granted if they:


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=> pass a mathematics course that has been approved for Level I 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 pre-requsite, or
=> transfer an equivalent course, or => complete a mathematics major or minor.
*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)*
Required Courses..........................................................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: Communications Requirement
• Students must complete the required Level I communications course within their first 30 hours at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
• Students shall be considered to have satisfied the Level I communications course requirement and credit will be granted if they:
=> pass an approved Level I communications course, or
=> pass a departmental test or a CLEP or AP test approved by a department offering an approved Level I communications course, or
=> transfer an equivalent course (see Transfer Credit Rules VI. C. 2.).
=> 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.
*A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is determined by the department offering the Level I course.
LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS
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requirement, are given below. One hour deviations in the General Studies Level II categories may be allowed, provided the student’s completed General Studies program contains at least 33 credit hours.
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 ENG 1010 and the Level I communication requirement
• Courses numbered 3000 and above: satisfaction of all Level I General Studies course requirements
Natural Science and Social Sciences:
• 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.
HISTORICAL (minimum 3 semester hours)*
History majors must take three extra semester hours at Level II in the Social Sciences, Arts 8; 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.


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ARTS & LETTERS (minimum 6 semester hours)*
Arts & Letters courses impart a broad knowledge of important works and major schools of thought from at least two centuries. They also provide a foundation for critical evaluation within the discipline.
*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.
SOCIAL SCIENCES (minimum 6 semester hours)*
Social Sciences courses aim to explore the formation, behavior and interaction of various social, cultural, political or economic groups and institutions.
"A one-hour deviation in the General Studies Social Sciences requirement may be allowed, provided the student has completed at least 33 semester hours of General Studies courses.
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.
In order to receive General Studies credit, both BIO 1080 and 1090 or Bio 1081 and 1091, 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.
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 Requirements (minimum 3 semester hours)
Multicultural course required content and course materials are designed to increase students’ awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in the United States. Multicultural education coursework examines the interactions of values, beliefs, traditions, identities, and contributions of one or more of the following four groups of color in the United States: African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American, which may include the characteristics of gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability within these groups.
At the conclusion of a multicultural course, students will be able to:
• Define factors that lead to the formation and continuation of one or more of the four groups of color in United States society.


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• Present the customs, behavioral patterns, and identities of one or more of the four groups of color in United States society.
• Delineate the effects of bias, prejudices, and discrimination on one or more of the four groups of color in United States society.
• Describe the cultural similarities, commonalities, and differences within or among one or more of the four groups of color in United States society.
• Communicate how the acceptance and inclusion of all groups of color enriches lives and increases the creativity and performance of everyone in United States society.
Transferability of Multicultural Credits
Transfer credits to meet the multicultural requirement will be accepted under the following guidelines:
1. Transferable courses taken at an accredited institution to meet a multicultural or similar diversity requirement will satisfy the MSCD multicultural requirement.
2. Transferable courses equivalent to an existing multicultural course will satisfy the MSCD multicultural requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the course. Once a course has been approved by a department, it will be given the status of an approved transferable multicultural course.
3. If a transferable course is interdisciplinary, MSCD transfer evaluators will consult with the department(s) where the majority of the course content resides.
4. A one-hour deviation in the multicultural requirement will be allowed for courses judged to be similar in content to an existing MSCD multicultural course. Equivalency will be determined by the department offering the multicultural course.
5. Full credit or a one-hour deviation in the multicultural requirement will be allowed when the transferable course meets MSCD’s multicultural definition and course criteria, although a similar course is not taught at MSCD.
6. If transferable courses do not clearly meet MSCD’s multicultural definition, transfer evaluators may request an opinion from the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee and/or the Multicultural Curriculum Review Committee.
Examples of Multicultural Equivalencies
Community College Course MSCD Substitute
ANT 215* ANT 3310* - Ethnography of North American Indians
ETH 212 AAS 1130 (or HIS 1940) - Survey of African History
ETH 106 or ETH 224 or SOC 223 CHS 1000 - Introduction to Chicana/o Studies
CHS 102 (CMC) CHS 1020 (or HIS 1920) - History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Present
EDU 232* or EDU 234* EDU 3100* - Social Foundations and Multicultural Education
HIS 208 NAS 1000 - Introduction to Native American Studies
SOC 201 SOC 1040 - Introduction to Social Gerontology
*This course, although substituting for a MSCD upper-division course, is awarded lower-division credit only; i.e., will not apply toward the minimum upper-division credit requirements of a MSCD degree.


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A one hour deviation in the Multicultural requirement will be allowed for courses judged to be similai in content to an existing Multicultural course. Equivalency will be determined by the department offer ing the Multicultural course.
Senior Year Assessment Examinations and Other Activities
In their senior year, students may be required to participate in an assessment of their education. Th< faculty has determined educational goals or outcomes that it wants graduates to achieve. A copy ol those goals and the methods by which their achievements are measured can be obtained from the department offices.
Senior Experience Graduation Requirements (Minimum 3 Semester Hours)
The Senior Experience course provides a culmination of the undergraduate experience, allowing students to synthesize their learning, using critical analysis and logical thinking. Students may use the course to satisfy major or minor requirements if the course is approved for that use. Students should consult with their advisor and check prerequisites. Students must complete a Senior Experience course at the end of the undergraduate program and must take the course or courses at MSCD. Senior Experience courses include “senior standing” as a prerequisite in addition to other prerequisites designated b> the department. In some cases students may need to take two courses to satisfy the requirement.
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 fifteen, 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, depending on the course. 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.


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Declaring/Changing a Major
Applicants to 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 Dec-laration/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 degreeseeking status by completing a Change of Status form with the Admissions Office.
Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning (CAPP)
CAPP produces a Compliance Report that is an advising tool to be used by students and their advisors throughout the students’ academic career at MSCD. Students with declared majors and/or minors should discuss their progress toward 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 or by logging on to Metro-Connect (http://metroconnect.mscd.edu). Approved adjustments to the CAPP Compliance Report should be submitted as soon as possible by the department to the Office of the Registrar. Degree-seeking students must apply for degree candidacy by completing an Application for Graduation in the Office of the Registrar at the start of their final semester.
Selection of Catalog for Degree Requirements
Students must use a single MSCD catalog to meet all their degree requirements, including the General Studies, major and minor requirements. Students must select a degree catalog in effect while they are enrolled at MSCD unless they are transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college, provided that the degree catalog contains their complete program of study. Students not enrolling for three consecutive semesters or more are governed by the catalog in effect upon their return. For effective dates of catalogs, students should consult their academic advisors. All degree programs must adhere to overriding current policies at MSCD. Students transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may complete degree requirements using an MSCD catalog in effect while enrolled at the community college, subject to the following conditions:
• The degree catalog selected does not predate the current catalog by more than three years.
• 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.
• The degree catalog clause applies except for overriding college or state policy, except where specific programs otherwise require. Consult the pages describing your program for these requirements.
'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 Web site (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, another Application for Graduation must be submitted for a subsequent semester.


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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, or at www.mscd.edu.
Transcript of Records
An official transcript is a certified copy of a student’s permanent academic record. Transcripts are free. You can order transcripts by logging on to MetroConnect (http://metroconnect.mscd.edu). 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. Copies of transcripts from other institutions that are on file in the Registrar’s Office will be issued upon signed request by the student. 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 through the criminal justice system those who commit these crimes.
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 oj 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 indudes:The President’s Award (one senior); the Special Service Award for Academic Affairs (one senior) and for Student Services (one senior); Outstanding Student Awards (seniors from each school); Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (seniors); American Association of University Women (AAUW) Award (senior woman). Other awards include Special Service Award for Exceptionally Challenged Students, Student Government Assembly Award, Charles W. Fisher Award and the Colorado Engineering Council Award.
Information and applications for these awards are available in Central Classroom Building, room 313. Awards are presented at the annual banquet the night before graduation.
In addition to annual awards, students with outstanding academic achievements are recognized by being named on the College’s Honor Lists. The President’s Honor List carries the names of students who, at the time of computation, have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher. The Provost’s Honor List carries the names of students who, at the time of computation, have achieved a cumulative GPA of between 3.50 and 3.84, inclusively. Computation will occur initially when the student has completed between 30 and 60 hours at MSCD, then again between 60 and 90 hours, and finally after more than 90 hours. Honors will only be computed three times in a student’s academic life at the College. Posting of


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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 academic 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
Faculty MUST assign a grade:
Every student on the E-Grade worksheet must be given a grade or grade notation. The appropriate grade and grade notations will appear in the grade drop-down box for each student. Faculty members may NOT leave the E-Grade box blank. The Registrar’s Office will remind faculty of this through emails prior to grading at the end of each semester.
Grades*
Alphabetical grades and status symbols are as follows:
A — Superior ...............................4 quality points per semester
B — Above Average...........................3 quality points per semester
C — Average ................................2 quality points per semester
D — Below Average but Passing...............1 quality point per semester
F — Failure ................................0 quality points per semester
(Grade)* — Preparatory......................0 quality points per semester
*Starting in 2007-2008, MSCD will be using a pluses and minuses grading system
hour attempted hour attempted hour attempted hour attempted hour attempted hour attempted
Notations
AP — Advanced Placement
CC — Continuing Correspondence Course
CL — College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
EX — Credit by Exam 1 — 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


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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.”
Students should have completed at least 75% of the course work to qualify for consideration for an Incomplete. The student should be passing the course in order to be granted an Incomplete.
Determination of eligibility does not guarantee that an Incomplete will be granted. Students who do meet the qualifications may request an Incomplete from the faculty member who is teaching the course. The decision to grant an Incomplete is up to the faculty member and department discretion.
If an Incomplete is granted, the student and instructor should fill out and sign an Incomplete Agreement form in order to clarify what the student needs to do to complete the course.
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 MC 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. 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.
• During this period, students may request an NC ONLY online at MetroConnect.
• 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 suc-:ess in a course. When absences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for the course, [f 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, ierious illness or medical emergency, or employment changes beyond the control of the student may rle a Tuition and Fees Appeal Form through the Office of Student Accounts. In these cases, the student s still required to obtain an NC for each course s/he is withdrawing from according to the guidelines ibove. If the student is incapacitated and unable to contact his/her instructor(s), the student or her/his


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representative, may contact the Office of the Registrar, the academic department chair, or the dean fc assistance in contacting the faculty and requesting withdrawal as indicated by the NC notation.
Computing Grade Point Average/ Quality Points
The number of quality points awarded for a course is determined by multiplying the number of seme: ter hours for that course by the quality point value of the grade received. The cumulative GPA is calct lated 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 twit the number of semester hours attempted in addition to meeting other prescribed requirements. The fo lowing notations have no effect on the GPA: AP, CC, CL, EX, I, NC, NR, P, PL, PP, S, S#, SA, SE, SN, U#.
Pass-Fail Option
The pass/fail option encourages students to venture out of their major and minor fields and thereb broaden their educational experience. A student must declare interest in the pass/fail option no late than the 12th day of classes for fall and spring, the eighth day of classes for summer or the second day c classes for parts-of-term of any semester (see the Academic Calendar on MSCD’s Web site (http://wwv mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm) for specific deadlines) by contacting the Office of the Registrar and com pleting the Request for Pass/Fail Option. Once approved, the request for the pass/fail option is irrevc cable. A student who requests the option and later is declared ineligible will receive written notificatio from the Office of the Registrar.
Students who have completed at least one MSCD course with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA may choos to be evaluated for a certain course on a pass/fail basis rather than by a letter grade. Major, minor, Gen eral Studies and other courses required for a degree and courses for teacher licensure may NOT be take on a pass/fail basis. Self-paced courses may NOT be taken under the pass/fail option. Maximum gradua tion credit for pass/fail courses is 18 credit hours earned in no more than six courses and limited to on 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.” Th “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 whether those guidelines and deadlines ar established college wide or by individual schools or departments
The instructor will assign and record the pass/fail grade on the final grade list that identifies student electing and eligible for pass/fail grading. Some institutions do not accept credit in transfer for course in which a “pass” grade is given. Therefore, students who plan to transfer or take graduate work shoul determine whether the institution of their choice would accept the credit before registering for course under the pass/fail option. Additionally, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the course is no in their major, minor or General Studies.
Repeated Courses (Last Grade Stands)
A student may repeat any course taken at Metropolitan State College of Denver regardless of the origi nal grade earned. Only the credit and the grade for the last attempt of the course will remain on th student’s official academic record. The grade(s) for all prior attempts will be changed to the “NC” nota tion unless a permanent F has been assigned. Repeated courses must carry the same title, course num ber and semester hours. To effect the grade change, the student must re-register and pay the full tuitioi for the class in question, complete the class earning a letter grade, and complete the Last Grade Stand form in the Office of the Registrar. Otherwise, the grade change will be made administratively prior ti graduation. Credit duplication involving transfer, interinstitutional, or state college system courses ma be treated differently from the above procedures (see number 4 below). A FAILING COURSE GRAD1 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 an<


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request “last grade stands” after the completion of an MSCD degree that includes the course in question. Specifically:
1. In all cases except for grades assigned for academic dishonesty the grades of all but the last entry of the particular course will be changed to an “NC” (no credit, withdrawal) notation. The NC notation does not affect the credit total and GPA.
2. The determination of course equivalency will be made by the Office of the Registrar in consultation with the academic department.
3. If the student does not request that the previous grade(s) of a course be changed to an “NC” after the course is repeated, the grade change will be made administratively prior to graduation. 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 toward 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 Interinstitutional/ 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 fourth 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 are final.
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


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semester on warning status. More restrictive standards may apply to certain programs or schools. S 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 wan ing status will be put on academic probation with the institution during his or her next semester MSCD. A student will be on academic probation as long as he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2. but is making progress toward good standing as explained below and has not been on academic pr< bation for more than three semesters. Other conditions may apply to given programs or schools. Si information on the program of interest.
A student is removed from academic probation and is in good standing the semester after achieving cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
During any semester that a student is on academic probation, the student must make progress towai 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 hou for summer semester)
• take required activities as negotiated with the director of Student Intervention Services (ms include certain classes, repeated courses, tutoring or other activities)
While on academic probation, a student may pre-register for the first semester following the academ warning status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequent act 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 fror registering for one calendar year from the date of suspension. Appeal of suspension for this reason wi be submitted to the director of Student Intervention Services. The director of Student Interventio Services will then deliver the appeal materials to the Student Academic Review Committee, which wi review the appeal and notify the student of its decision. A student may appeal a suspension only tw 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 afte three or more semesters on probation, will have his or her academic progress reviewed each semester b the Student Academic Review Committee. The committee will determine whether the student should b 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 b re-admitted on academic probation with the institution. For these students, all probation rules outline above will apply.
A student who is suspended for a second time will be re-admitted only if he or she has successfull completed an associate degree program from a community college after suspension from MSCD or ca: demonstrate to the Student Academic Review Committee that chances for successful completion of ai 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 medics emergency should contact the Student Accounts Office, CN 110, 303-556-6188 for assistance and infor mation on emergency withdrawal procedures.


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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.
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 2005 fall semester and the 2006 spring and summer semesters.
The procedures and 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://handbook.mscd.edu/index2.html 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://handbook.mscd.edu/index2.html.
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
• Instate 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. Base< on this premise, reasonable policies, procedures and regulations have been developed to guarantee eacl student’s opportunity to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of others. MSCD students neithe 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 an< responsible manner. Students should try at all times to promote a sense of cooperation and civilit; within the College and work to build an atmosphere that will be most conducive to the goals of highe: education within the institution.
Students, while within College facilities or while participating in College sponsored activities (on-cam pus and/or off-campus), are expected to comply with College rules and regulations and with the regula tions of off campus sites.
Freedom of Speech
Students shall have the right to assemble, to select speakers and guests, and to discuss issues of theii 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 ol students and their institutional standing.
The right of peaceful protest is granted within the College community. The College retains the right tc assure the safety of individuals, the protection of property, and the continuity of the educational process.
The student press shall be (fee 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 policymaking, which may include, but shall not be limited to, course scheduling distribution of night and day classes, calendar arrangements, library policy and development, grading systems, course development, and curriculum.
9. Expect instructors to conduct themselves professionally in the classroom in accordance with College policies and directives.
10. Expect instructors to maintain office hours as required by College policy.
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12. Be informed of academic standards expected of them in the classroom through a 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.
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.
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3. The unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency, including W 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, infc mation, 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 examinatior
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 the college faculty, staff, or other students.
Fabrication is the invention or falsification of material or its source and its use as an authority in ac demic 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 sourc
3. Knowingly attributing material to an incorrect source.
Academic Dishonesty Procedures, Student Conduct Code and Judicial Process
Refer to the most current Student Handbook in the Office of Student Life for complete information. Yc may also access it via the Web at: http://handbook.mscd.edu/index2.html. Additional information also available on the Judicial Affairs website at: www.mscd.edu/~judicial/.
Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination based on sex. It is prohibited by law and College polic In the educational context, sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request fc 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 a 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 affeci ing that individual
c. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s aca demic performance or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offer sive educational environment
Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors, such as repeated deroga tory sexual remarks, negotiation for sexual favors as a quid pro quo for grades or recommendation or threatened or actual sexual assault. These and similar behaviors seriously undermine the teachin and learning environment and can be grounds for disciplinary action. Sexual harassment should b reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2939. Sexual assaults should be reported to th Auraria Campus Police at 303-556-3271.
Written policies addressing these issues in greater detail are available from the Office of Equal Opportu nity and Affirmative Action in Central Classroom (CN) 315 or call 303-556-2939.
Amorous Relationships Involving Students and College Employees
Members of the College community, whether faculty members or administrative staff, put academi and professional trust and ethics at risk when they engage in amorous romantic/sexual relationship with people whose academic and/or professional benefits and opportunities are, or appear to be, subjec to their authority, supervision or influence. Accordingly, the College prohibits such relationships, as wel


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as any attempt to initiate or engage in such relationships. Any faculty member or administrator who engages in, or attempts to engage in, an amorous relationship with a student or subordinate shall report any such relationship or attempt to the EEO Officer.
Sexual harassment of an employee or student will lead to disciplinary action. In the case of an employee, such discipline may include termination. In case of students, such discipline may include expulsion.
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 the web class schedule on Metroconnect (metro-connect.mscd.edu).
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; Student ADA Coordinator, 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.


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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
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 within 45 days 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 that 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.
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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.
A school official is a person employed by the College in an administrative, supervisory, academic or research, or support staff position; or a person elected to the Board of Trustees; or a person employed by or under contract to the College to perform a special task, such as attorney, auditor or consultant; or a student or other person serving on an official College committee or assisting a school official in performing the official’s professional duties and responsibilities. A legitimate educational interest is the need of a school official to review educational records in order to fulfill that official’s professional duties and responsibilities.
Directory Information
The Metropolitan State College of Denver has designated the following categories of personally identifiable information on students as directory information under section 438(a)(5)(B) of FERPA:
> name, address and telephone number
> 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 1998 cohort of first-time, full-time students is 22.9%


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CAMPUS CRIME INFORMATION Auraria Campus CLERY Stastistical Report Campus and Public Property
CRIMINAL OFFENSES On Campus Public Property
2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Forcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 0 7 5 1
Aggravated Assault 3 5 2 2 5 2
Burglary 3 7 46* 2 8 4
Motor Vehicle Theft 15 9 12 9 4 6
Arson 0 1 0 0 2 0
*The reason for the marked increase is due to the definition provided in the “Handbook for Campus Crime Reporting” published by the US Dept of Education/2005 stating “If lawful entry cannot be proven, classify as a burglary.” Many of these crimes were previously classified as a theft which is a non-reportable offense for Clery.
HATE CRIMES On Campus Public Property
2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offenss 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Forcible Sex Offences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Crimes Involving Bodily Injury 0 0 0 0 0 0

ARRESTS On Campus Public Property
2002 2003 2004 2002 2003 2004
Liquor Law Violations 0 6 0 0 60** 10
Drug Law Violations 13 16 9 6 26 13**
Illegal Weapons Possession 2 1 1 2 5 1**
**The reason for the marked decrease is due to the definition provided in the “Handbook for Campus Crime Reporting” published by the US Dept of Education/2005 stating “All public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.” be included; essentially, sidewalk, street, sidewalk. The Auraria Campus was previously over-reporting the statistics.


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the
School of
Business
We educate Denver's business workforce.
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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The School of Business offers students a variety of educational opportunities that either lead to a bachelor’s degree or provide opportunities for non-degree seeking students to gain additional undergraduate education through our extensive course offerings and certificate programs.
The school provides convenient access to instruction through traditional classroom sessions and innovative online delivery, at the main Auraria campus, both Metro South and Metro North campus, during the day, evenings, and weekends. The school consists of 58 full-time faculty, more than 60 part-time faculty, and 8 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.
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.
Mission
The school’s mission statement reflects our efforts to provide students with the best possible education we can offer:
Our mission is to develop undergraduate students into effective business professionals by preparing students for careers and lifelong learning with an awareness of ethics, technological advancements, and globalization.
We facilitate learning through excellence in teaching by maintaining currency in the disciplines, using appropriate pedagogy, and providing individual attention to students.
We deliver a quality, accessible undergraduate business education in the metropolitan Denver area to a diverse student population.
The school offers degrees in six majors:
Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
• Accounting
• Computer Information Systems
• Finance (General Finance, Financial Services)
• Management
• Marketing
Bachelor of Arts Degree Program
• Economics
In addition, we offer an International Business Concentration for business majors and a total of nine minors designed for non-business majors.
The various educational opportunities available through the School of Business are listed on the next page. Course descriptions and prerequisites are found beginning on page 359 of this Catalog.
If you have any questions about the offerings, academic policies and practices, or admission requirements, contact the dean of the School of Business or the chair of the appropriate department.
School of Business Prerequisite and Attendance Policy
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fail to meet expected course attendance policies. (See Class Attendance Section.) In addition to meeting specific course prerequisites, the following general requirements also apply:
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 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 of Science 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, CIS, FIN, MGT and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 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: CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3340, or FIN 2250.
• A minor is not required for students whose major is accounting, computer information systems, finance, management or marketing.
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


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Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Informa tion Systems Auditor, and Certified Management Accountant. Each professional certification progran includes rigorous education, examination, experience, and ethics requirements.
Mission Statement:
The Accounting Department at MSCD provides high quality, accessible, enriching undergraduate accounting education in an urban setting appropriate to a diverse student population enrolled under modified open admission standards. We prepare students for careers, graduate education, and lifelong learning in a global and technological society. The department is committed to ethical values, continuous improvement, and mutual respect within a diverse campus community.
The Accounting Department pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. Intellectual contributions in accounting and related fields that enhance teaching and learning and contribute to scholarship through both applied research and other avenues of professional development are secondary though fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Department. Service to MSCD, the accounting profession, and the community and society in general is also secondary albeit fundamental to the mission of the Accounting Department.
Successful accounting students possess these skills and attributes:
• ability to organize, analyze, and interpret numerical data;
• strategic and critical thinking skills;
• proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain complex financial data to others;
• ability to apply current technology;
• knowledge of financial and economic history, practices, and trends;
• ability to work collaboratively as well as independently;
• understanding of the methods for creating, leading, and managing change in organizations.
Program Requirements
All candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting must satisfy the General Studies requirements, the business core course requirements, and the School of Business requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the accounting program is:
COURSES ............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
General Studies (Level I and Level II)..............................................34
Business Core ......................................................................33
School of Business requirements......................................................9
Major in Accounting.................................................................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


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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
Level II Arts and Letters elective (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements).... 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
Level II Natural Sciences electives (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .. 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies...................................34
* Note: PSY 8000 is acceptable for transfer students.
Multicultural Requirement
The College’s multicultural requirement may be satisfied by taking an approved multicultural course listed in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or electives portion of the degree requirement.
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. 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
accounting.
REQUIRED COURSES......................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting 1...............................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II..............................................3
CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.......................................3
CIS 2300 Business Statistics......................................................3
CIS 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 Business Communication...................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing..................................................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core..................................................33


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School of Business Requirements
REQUIRED COURSES.............................................SEMESTER HOURS
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro..................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro..................................3
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences................3
Total Hours for School of Business Requirement..............................9
Elective Requirements
Each business program major must take 20 credit hours of electives that meet the following requirements:
• no more than 9 credit hours of business course work may be counted toward this requirement.
• at least 11 hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non-business programs.
Students majoring in accounting and interested in pursuing an International Business concentration should see an advisor.
Accounting Major Requirements
REQUIRED COURSES.....................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 3090 Income Tax 1...........................................................3
ACC 3300 Accounting Information 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 Advanced Cost Accounting...............................................3
ACC 4090 Tax Procedures and Research............................................3
ACC 4100 Tax Planning...........................................................3
ACC 4200 Auditing and Attestation...............................................3
ACC 4300 Advanced Auditing......................................................3
ACC 4510 Advanced Accounting....................................................3
ACC 4520 Mergers and Acquisitions...............................................3
ACC 4650 Fraud: Issues in Accounting and Auditing...............................3
Total Hours Required for Accounting Major...........................................33
Students must have a minimum of 90 hours of non-accounting course work for the bachelor’s degree.
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, CIS, FIN, MGT, and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 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.


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Computer Information Systems Degree Program
With a degree in the rapidly expanding area of information systems in the business world, students can look forward to challenging careers in computer information systems.
Mission Statement:
The Computer Information Systems Department delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business information systems education to a diverse student population. We prepare students to analyze, design, develop, and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a balance between fundamental information systems concepts and the application of these concepts from a future-oriented perspective.
The Computer Information Systems Department provides undergraduate major, minor, and certificate programs in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and quantitative methods to School of Business students, and applied computer courses to students college-wide.
The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. We provide degree and career planning assistance. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty aggressively engage in professional development activities to enhance instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research, and engage in pursuit of currency in Information Systems. The faculty integrate current technology into the curriculum and 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;
• Project management tools and techniques as they apply to Information Systems projects;
• Programming processes including planning, writing, testing, executing and debugging;
• Database design, development and management;
• Telecommunications and networking systems;
• Web-based systems;
• Operating systems;
• Knowledge of how to create and utilize team approaches to problem solving;
• Advanced knowledge in an Information Systems area;
• Ability to support the delivery and management of information systems.
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 must satisfy the assessment exam requirement of the department in order to earn a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems.
Computer Information Systems Major for Bachelor of Science
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and the major requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the computer
information systems program is:
COURSES.............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
General Studies (Level I and Level II)..............................................34
Business Core ......................................................................33
School of Business requirements......................................................9
Major in Computer Information Systems...............................................27
Electives*..........................................................................17
Total Hours (minimum)..............................................................120
*The Computer Information Systems Program requires 17 credit hours of electives, no more than 6 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 Level I
REQUIRED COURSES.................................................SEMESTER HOURS
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......................................................................3
—or-
PHI 3360 Business Ethics............................................................3
Level II Arts and Letters elective (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements)_3
Social Sciences
PSY 1001* Introductory Psychology...................................................3
-or-
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology..................................................3
PSC 1010 American National Government...............................................3
-or-
PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ideas................................................3
Natural Sciences
Level II Natural Sciences electives (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .. 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies....................................34
* Note: PSY 8000 is acceptable for transfer students.
Multicultural Requirement
The College’s multicultural requirement may be satisfied by taking an approved multicultural course listed in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or electives portion of the degree requirement.


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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 computer information systems. 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 computer information systems.
REQUIRED COURSES......................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting 1...............................................3
CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.......................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II..............................................3
MKT 2040 Business Communication...................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I..........................................3
CIS 2300 Business Statistics......................................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing..................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance.......................................................3
CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics.............................................3
MGT 4950 Strategic Management.....................................................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core.................................................33
School of Business Requirements
REQUIRED COURSES..............................................SEMESTER HOURS
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences................3
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro..................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro..................................3
Total Hours for School of Business Requirement...............................9
Elective Requirements
Each Computer Information Systems major must take 17 credit hours of electives that meet the following:
• no more than 6 credit hours of business course work may be counted toward this requirement.
• at least 11 hours of the 17 hours of electives must be in non-business programs.
Students majoring in Computer Information Systems and interested in pursuing an International Business Concentration should see an advisor.
Computer Information Systems Major Requirements*
*Please note: courses that previously used the CMS prefix now use the CIS (Computer Information Systems)
prefix.
REQUIRED COURSES....................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 2110 Structure Problem Solving in Information Systems........................3
CIS 3050 Fundamentals of System Analysis and Design..............................3
CIS 3060 Database Management Systems.............................................3
CIS 3230 Telecommunications Systems and Networking...............................3
CIS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic......................3
CIS 4050 Systems Analysis and Design.............................................3
Computer Information Systems Capstone Group
(any 4000-level CIS course excluding CIS 4050).........................3
Upper-division CIS Electives........................................................6
Total Hours Required for Computer Information Systems Major........................27
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MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
Certificate Programs
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 adminis-
tration, network design, and network sales.
COURSES.............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 3220 Analysis of Hardware, Software and User Interfaces
for Microcomputer Platforms.............................................3
CIS 3230 Telecommunication Systems and Networking................................3
CIS 3280 LAN and WAN Systems for Business.......................................3
CIS 3290 Operating Systems for End Users........................................3
CIS 4280 Network Installation and Administration................................3
*This certificate has prerequisite courses of CIS 2010 and CIS 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.
COURSES.............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 3050 Fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design
-or-
CIS 4050 Systems Analysis and Design**...........................................3
CIS 3060 Database Management Systems.............................................3
Three courses from the following:
CIS 3030 Business Web Page Development...........................................3
CIS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNIX.....................................3
CIS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic......................3
CIS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++.......................................3
CIS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java....................3
CIS 3260 Information Systems Development with GUI Development Tools.............3
*This certificate has prerequisite courses of CIS 2010 and CIS 2110 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work.
**CIS 4050 has a prerequisite course of CIS 3230.
Database Analyst*
This certificate will prepare a student for an entry-level position as a database programmer or database
analyst.
COURSES ...........................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 2110 Structured Problem Solving in Information Systems.....................3
Any one course from the CIS Programming Language Group:
CIS 3130 Business Applications in C and UNIX...................................3
CIS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic....................3


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CIS 3180
CIS 3190
CIS 3260
-plus-
CIS 3060
CIS 4060
CIS 4260
Business Applications in OOP: C++........................
Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java.....
Information Systems Development with GUI Development Tools
Database Management Systems..............................
Advanced Database Management Systems.....................
Database Administration..................................
3
3
3
3
3
3
"This certificate has a prerequisite course of CIS 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.
COURSES ............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 2110 Structured Problem Solving in Information Systems......................3
CIS 3030 Business Web Page Development..........................................3
CIS 3220 Analysis of Hardware, Software and User Interfaces
for Microcomputer Platforms..........................................3
CIS 3270 Advanced Computer Applications for Business............................3
CIS 3290 Operating Systems for End Users........................................3
"This certificate has a prerequisite course of CIS 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 informa-
tion system, and to design and perform Web site administration tasks.
COURSES ...........................................................SEMESTER HOURS
CIS 3030 Business Web Page Development.........................................3
CIS 3060 Database Management Systems...........................................3
CIS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic....................3
-or-
CIS 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with Java..................3
CIS 3230 Telecommunication Systems and Networking..............................3
CIS 4030 Web Site Administration...............................................3
"This certificate has prerequisite courses of CIS 2010 and CIS 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 102 of this Catalog.


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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 Finance Department is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board of Standards Registered Program. Students successfully completing the required financial planning courses are eligible to take the national Certified Financial Planner examination.
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.
Finance Major for Bachelor of Science
All candidates for a bachelor of science degree in Finance must satisfy the General Studies requirements, the business core course requirements, the School of Business requirements and the major requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the Finance program is:
COURSES ............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
General Studies (Level I and Level II)..............................................34
Business Core ......................................................................33
School of Business requirements......................................................9
Major in Finance....................................................................24
Electives* .........................................................................20
Total Hours (minimum)............................................................. 120
*The School of Business requires 20 credit hours ofelectives, no more than 9 ofwhich 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


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Mathematics
MTH 1310* Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences...........4
Communications
SPE 1010 Public Speaking......................................................3
'Note: MTH lilOor 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 ....................................................................3
-or-
PHI 3360 Business Ethics............................................................3
Level II Arts and Letters elective (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements).... 3 Social Sciences
PSY 1001* Introductory Psychology...................................................3
-or-
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology..................................................3
PSC 1010 American National Government...............................................3
-or-
PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ideas................................................3
Natural Sciences
Level II Natural Sciences electives (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .. 6
Total of Required and Elective General Studies..........................................34
* Note: PSY 8000 is acceptable for transfer students.
Multicultural Requirement
The College’s multicultural requirement may be satisfied by taking an approved multicultural course in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or electives portion of the degree requirement.
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 finance. 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 finance.
COURSES ...............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting 1...............................................3
CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.......................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II..............................................3
MKT 2040 Business Communication...................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I..........................................3
CIS 2300 Business Statistics......................................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing..................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance.......................................................3
CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics.............................................3
MGT 4950 Strategic Management (Senior Experience Course)..........................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core..................................................33
School of Business Requirements
REQUIRED COURSES..........................................SEMESTER HOURS
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences...............3
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro.................................3


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ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro............................................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.
• at least 11 hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non-business programs.
Students majoring in Finance and interested in pursuing an International Business Concentratioi should see an advisor.
Finance majors 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 3150 Personal Financial Planning...........................................3
FIN 3600 Investments...........................................................3
FIN 3850 Intermediate Finance..................................................3
Subtotal...........................................................................12
General Finance Concentration
REQUIRED COURSES........................................SEMESTER HOURS
Finance Common Core.......................................................................... 12
FIN 4950 Financial Strategies and Policies.....................................................3
Subtotal......................................................................................15
Approved Electives*............................................................................9
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 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.
Financial Services Concentration
REQUIRED COURSES...................................................SEMESTER HOURS
Finance Common Core.................................................................... 12
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.
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except CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight (8) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD.
Certificate Programs
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
COURSES .............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 3090 Income Tax 1............................................................3
FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning.............................................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 Planner (CFP*) Board of Standards education requirement to take the national Certified Financial Planner examination. For prerequisites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-3776.
Noncredit Financial Planning
FPI Financial Planning Fundamentals
FPII Understanding Risk and Insurance
FPIII Investment Alternatives
FPIV Effective Tax Planning
FPV Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
FPVI Estate Planning
Approved by Certified Financial Planner (CFP*) 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.
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 man-agement/legal theory, instructional techniques, and the continuous improvement of course content. The faculty recognizes the importance ofproviding service to our stakeholders.
Necessary skills the manager should have include:
• proficiency in planning, organizing, leading and controlling activities;


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• utilization of problem solving methodology to identify and define organizational problems, devi 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 an ethical values.
Management Major for Bachelor of Science
All candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in Management must satisfy the General Studies requin ments, the business core course requirements, the School of Business requirements and the majc requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the Management program is:
COURSES ............................................................SEMESTER HOURS
General Studies (Level I and Level II)..............................................34
Business Core ......................................................................33
School of Business requirements......................................................9
Major in Management.................................................................27
Electives* ........................................................................ 17
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
Level II Arts and Letters elective (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements)_3
Social Sciences
PSY 1001 Introductory Psychology...................................................3
-or-
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology.................................................3


SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9
PSC 1010 American National Government.............................................3
-or-
PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ideas..............................................3
Natural Sciences
Level II Natural Sciences electives (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements). 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies....................................34
Multicultural Requirement
The College’s multicultural requirement may be satisfied by taking an approved multicultural course listed in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or electives portion of the degree requirement. The School of Business does offer one of these courses, MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity.
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 management. 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 management.
REQUIRED COURSES.......................................................SEMESTER HOURS
ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting 1...............................................3
CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business.......................................3
ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II..............................................3
MKT 2040 Business Communication...................................................3
MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I..........................................3
CIS 2300 Business Statistics......................................................3
MGT 3000 Organizational Management................................................3
MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing..................................................3
FIN 3300 Managerial Finance.......................................................3
CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics.............................................3
MGT 4950 Strategic Management.....................................................3
Total Hours Required in Business Core..................................................33
School of Business Requirements
REQUIRED COURSES..............................................SEMESTER HOURS
MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences................3
ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro..................................3
ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro..................................3
Total Hours for School of Business Requirement...............................9
Elective Requirements
Each Management program major must take 17 credit hours of electives.
Students majoring in management and interested in pursuing an International Business concentration should see an advisor.
Management Requirements
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


98 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior...............................................3
Subtotal...........................................................................18
Plus 9 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................................................................9
Total Hours Required for Management Major..........................................24
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, CIS, FIN, MGT, and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300 CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 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.
Mission Statement:
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 Denver-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 modern 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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Campus Locations Apply early at any of M etro State's three convenient campuses. Auraria Campus 303 3058 Central Classroom Bldg .• Room 108 Mailing Address: Campus Box 16 P . O . Box 173362 Oenver. CO 80217 3362 Metro North 303450 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 3035565227 http://clem.mscd.edu/-options Central Classroom. Room 220H Auraria Campus For an admission application and telephone registration instructions please refer to the index. www.mscd.edu Colfn t I .... "' 0 z !20th St. Englewood Metro South Triad North Building Metro North Northglenn 1 t * Slot• t.prtol Orchard Rd. Metropolitan State College of Denver is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution.

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MAJORS AND PROGRAMS BUSINESS Page Accounti ng ............................................................ 83 Computer Information Systems ................. 87 Economics ............................................ .. .... 102 F i nance...................... .. .................................... 92 Management ........................................................ 95 Marketing ............. .. ........................... 98 HUMANITIES Art ........... .. ....................... 110 English ........ .................... ...................... .. .... 134 Journalism .......................................................... 153 Modern Languages .......................................... 169 Music ............................... .. ...................... 175 Music Education ........... .. ................ 181, 324 Philosophy .. ...................... .. .................. ... 186 Speech Communication .................. 205 Theatre .................................................................. 211 PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSIONS Criminal Justice and Criminology ............ 231 Health Care Management ............... .. ..... 242 Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration ...... 244 Human Performance and Sport .............. 250 Human Services ..... .. ............................. 258 Leisure Studies ............................................... 269 Nursing ................................................................. 274 SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS Biology .............. . Chemistry .......... .. Computer Science ....................... 121 .................... 124 .......................... 129 Environmental Science ................................. 139 Land Use ............................. .. ... 156 Mathematics Meteorology Physics ........................................ 164 ...................................... 168 ..... 187 SOCIAL SCIENCES Page African and African Amer i can Studies .... 108 Anthropology ..................................................... 109 Behavioral Science ......................................... 120 Chicana/Ch i cano Studies ............................. 128 History..................................... .. .............. 145 Human Development ...................................... 149 Political Sci ence ............................................... 189 Psychology ..................... .. ......................... 192 Social Work ........................................................ 194 Sociology ............................................................ 202 Women ' s Studies .............................................. 214 TECHNOLOGY Aviation Management ................................... 219 Aviation Technology ....................................... 219 Civil Engineering Technology ................... 229 Electrical Engineering Technology ......... 234 Industrial Design ............................................. 264 Mechanical Engineering Technology ...... 272 Surveying and Mapping ............................... 282 Technical Communications .................. 287 SPECIAL PROGRAMS Honors............... .. ....................................... 53 Individualized Degree Program .... 10, 54, 55 Pre Dental .......... 121, 124 Pre Law .............................................................. 189 Pre Med ... ................... .. ......... 121, 124 Pre -Veterinarian ...... .. ..... 121 Special Education ... .. .. 352 Teacher Education . .. ........................... 297 HSCD CAT 21116 TO 21117 HSCD CA 04127106 II 1111111111111

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W elcome METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER This Catalog contains comp r ehensive information abou t Metropolitan State College of Denve r , the degrees and programs it offers, and the re q uirements a student must satisfy befo r e receiving a degree. This publication d escribes admissions and registrat i on procedures, as well as services offe r e d by the College. General information o n tuition and fees, financial aid packages and proced ures are also cove r ed. Information in this Catalog is subject to change For general College information go to MSCD ' s Web site ( www.mscd.edu) . rhe programs, policies, statements and procedures contained in this publication are subject to change or corection by the College without prior notice. Metropolitan State College of Denver reserves the right to withdraw :ourses; revise the academic calendar; or chartge curriculum, graduation proce dures, requir e m e nts and policies hat apply to students at any time. Changes will become effective whenever the proper autho r ities so deter nine. This publication is not intended to be a contract between the student and Metropolitan State College l/ Denver. However, students are bound by the policies, procedures, standards and requirements stated h e rein , so long as they are in effect.

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I TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS (See alphab etical index for s pe c ifi c topics) The 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 ........................................................... 27 Financial Aid. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Services and Programs for Students ......................................... 32 Student Life ............................................................... 41 Alternative Credit Options ................................................. 44 Special Academic Programs ................................................ 53 General Studies Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Additional Graduation Requirements ( Multicultural and Senior Experience) ... 62 Academic Policies and Procedures .......................................... 64 Student Rights and Responsibilities .................... ..................... 73 School of Business ......................................................... 82 School of Letters, Arts and Sciences ........................................ 108 School of Professional Studies ................. ............................ 218 Teacher Education ........................................................ 297 Course Descriptions ...................................................... 359 Board of Trustees Metropolitan State College of Denver .................... . 591 Officers of Administration ................................................ 591 Faculty . ....................... .................... . ..................... 597 Alphabetical Index ....................................................... 609 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 -2006 Typesetting by Ruth M 'Gonigle and Eriks H umeyumptewa Graphic Design by julie Strasheim

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I GENERAL INFORMATION 5 GENERAL INFORMATION THE COLLEGE Metropolitan State College of Denver i s a comprehensive, b accalaurea te-degree granting, urban college that offers arts and scie nces , professional, and bus iness courses and programs to a diverse student population in an a tmo sphere of mutual r espect. Excelle nce in teaching and l earning is MSCD's primary objective. The mi ssion ofMSCD is to provide a high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares st ud ents for s uccessful caree rs, post-graduate ed u catio n , and l ife lon g learnin g in a multicultural, global, and technological society. To fulfill its mi ssion, MSCD's diverse college co mmunity engages th e commun i ty at l arge in sch o larl y inquiry , creative activity, and the application of knowledge. With its modified open admission po licy, the College welcomes students from all walks of life and circum sta n ces, including al l l evels of acade mi c p r eparation con sistent with stat ut ory guide lines, all conditio n s of eco n omic and income status, all ages a nd all ethnic an d cultural backgrounds. In addition to degree-seek ing st ud ents, non-degree students seeki n g opportunities for continuing e ducation are welcome d . MSCD is required t o serve adult students. Students w h o a r e 20 yea r s of age o r o ld er and hold a GED or high school diploma a r e automatically admitted to MSCD, irrespective of their academic record. MSCD is required to serve traditional-aged s tud ents of all leve l s of achievement and potential. As a r esult, the College enrolls a rich mix of recent hi g h schoo l gra duat es and transfer st ud ents, many w ith excelle nt grades and test scores and other s wi th more modest achievement. MSCD i s required to b e accessible t o all c iti zens. That i s why tuition ha s been and remains among the lowest in the sta te. The College is a teaching institution where excellence in teaching a nd learning is accorded the highest priority. Studen t success, supported in a collegia l atmosphere of academic freedom, i s of paramount imp ortance, and all m embers of the college communi ty seek to insp ir e students to strive for the highest level of future achievement. The College e nd eavors to provide studen t s with an educa tion th at e nh ances t h e qua l it y of their l ives , and e n ab l es them to be well e d uca t ed, crit i c al l y thinking citize n s w h o contribute an d p articipate in me a nin gfu l ways in communi ty a nd c i v i c life. The College awards bachelor of scie nce , bac h elor of arts, bachelo r of fine arts, bachelor of musi c and bachelor of music education degrees. Students can choose from 51 majors and 81 minors offered through three sc h ools: Business; Letters , Arts and Sciences ; and Professional Studies. Programs range from the traditio n a l disciplines, such as history and biology, to con temporary fields of study, s u ch as Chicano studies a nd health care man age m ent. The College offers several bachelor 's d egree programs uni q u e in Colo rad o, including aviation m anagement, h ealt h care man age m e nt , l an d u se, m e teor o l ogy, s ur veyi n g a nd mapping, and integrated theraputic pra ctices. S tud ents may a l so design th e ir ow n d eg ree throu g h the Individualized Degree Program. Students As a n urba n co l l ege com m itted to serv ing the l ocal community, MSCD attracts students from a diverse mixture of age g roups, soc i oeco nomi c classes, ethnic b ac k grounds a n d lifesty l es . T h e College's c urricu lum and philosophy reflect that diversity and enric h th e urban experie nce. Current enrollment is 20, I 09. St udents range in age from IS to 73 with a median age of 23. Ethnic minoritie s make up 24 percent of the students. A b out 60 percent of st u dents are enrolled full time. Seventeen perce nt a r e traditional st ud ents, begin nin g college before age 20, while 83 p e rcent represent n ontraditiona l age groups . Ninetyfou r percent o f students r eside i n the seven co unties of th e Denver m e tr o p o l itan area: Adams ................. 1 3% Denver. ................ 26% Arapa h oe .............. 22% Douglas ................. 7% Boulder ................. 4% Jeffer son ............... 18% Broomfield .............. 4%

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6 GENERAL INFORMATION F aculty MSCD has nearl y 431 fulltime faculty. Professors a r e recruited and eva luated for th eir abi lit y to teac h an d engage s tud ents. All classes are taught b y academic instructors. As a cultur ally diverse team of aca demicians , 45 percent of full-time facult y a r e women and 19 percent represent ethnic min o r it ies. The College also brings real-world educat i o n into the classroom by hiring part-ti me faculty who wo r k in the Denver metropoli t an community and use their expertise and experience in the arts, business , comm un ications, law, politics, the scie nces and technology in their teachi ng. 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 th e University of Colorado at Denver share the facilities with MSCD. The campus includes m o r e than one million squ are feet of space for classroo ms, laboratories and offices. Some administrative offices are loc ated in re s t o r ed V i c torian h omes in Denv e r's hi s tori c Ninth Street Park l ocated on th e Aur a ria s it e . The cam pu s a l so features a child care center , a compre h ensive library housing 693,000 volumes, and one of the m ost unusual st udent union faci l ities in the country in the historic Bavarian-style T ivoli Brewery Bui lding. Excellent physical fitness facilities include a block-long physical ed uc ation/events cen ter with a swim ming pool, weight room , game courts , dance studios and event seating for 3,000. T h e Auraria High e r Education Center ' s proximity to downt own Denver enables st ud ents a nd facu l ty to use t h e community as a learn i ng l aborato ry a nd to con n ect classroom th eo r y to the cu l tural, eco n o mic, social, an d politi cal practices of the city. The College also has t wo sa t ellite campus sites operated by the Exte nded Campus Program. Metro South , l oca t ed at 5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard in Arapahoe County, serves the so uth, sou thea t, a nd so uth west metropolitan areas. Metro No rth , located at 11990 Grant Street in Adams County, ser ves the nort h , northeast, a nd northwe st a r eas. Each site is located 14 miles from the Aurar i a campus a l ong the 1 -25 corridor. A vari ety of co ur ses a r e offe red during the evenings and on Saturdays on the Aura ria campu s and a t Metro South and Metro North. At least twenty-four degree program s can be completed entirely by tak ing courses sch eduled during the evenings a nd weekends. MSCD offers classes in traditional formats as well as telecourses, online courses and correspondence courses. General information about these pro grams can be obtained from th e Office of Admissions or the Academic Advisi n g Center. Distance Education Options MSCD offers several options for distance e du cation: online courses, h y brid course ( online/classroom combination), t e l ecourses a nd corresponde nce courses. Onl in e educa tion is the fastes t growing distance educati o n option at MSCD with over 4,500 students registering for o n e or more online classes duri n g the Fall 2005 semester. MSCD's on lin e c ourses tend to be s mall and highl y interactive for both ins tr u c t ors and st ud e nts. A student can comp l ete Genera l St u d ies online. For information about comp l eti n g a major, minor, or certificate online , please contact the approp ri ate academ i c department. Please c h eck with academic advisors and visit the MSCD Web site for more specific information about the onlin e learning environment, suggested comp uter equipment , a nd other online services that are offered by th e College (www.m scd.ed u ) .

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GENERAL INFORMATION 7 2006-2007 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2006 Fall Semester Registration ........ .................... ....... ................ . April August 18 Orientation * . . . . . . . .......... . . ................ .. ............... April Augu s t 18 Classe s start ................ . . . . . ............................ Monday , August 2 1 Application for Graduation Deadline ....... .............. ... ... ... Friday , September I Labor Day (campus closed ) . ....... . . ......... . ................ Monda y , September 4 Monday -Wednesday before Thanksgiving ( c a mpus open , no classes) .................. . . . . . . . . N ovember 19-2 1 Thanksgiving Day ( campus closed ) . . ................. . . . ..... Thursday , November 23 Friday after Thanksgiving ( campu s open , no classes ) .... ............ Friday, November 24 Clas s es end . ...................... .............. .... ...... Saturday , Dec e mber 9 Final exams begin . . ........... . . .............. .............. Monday, December II Final exams end .................. .............. ............ Saturday, December 16 Commencement .................................... . ........ Sunday, December 1 7 2007 Spring Semester Regis tration ............... . . . ... .. ........ ... . . ....... .... November January 12 Orientation * ............. . . ...................... . . ........ November Januar y 12 Martin Luther King, Jr. Da y ( campus open , no clas s es) .............. Monday, January IS Classes start ................... . .... . ............. ...... .... . Tuesday, January 16 Application for Graduation Deadline ....... ....... ... . ... ...... .... Friday , February 2 Spring Break ............................. . . ....... Monday-Sunday , March 19-25 Classes end . . .... ........... ................ ...... .... . . . ... ... Saturday , May 7 Final exams begin . ................... ................. .......... Wedne s day, Ma y 8 Final exam s end ....... . ................. . . ........ . ........ ... . . Saturda y , May 1 2 Commencement ( tentati v e**) ............... ... ....... . . .... . ....... Sunday , Ma y 1 3 2007 Summer Semester Registration ............................. .......... . .............. April May 25 Orientation * .... . . .... . . . ........................... .. ... . ........ April May 25 Memorial Day ( campus closed ) .... . . ..... ... ...... ................ Monday, May 28 Clas s es start ............. . ........................ ............. Tuesda y , May 29 Appl ica tion for Gr a duation Deadline .... . . . . .......•........ .......... Friday, June 8 Independence Day ( campus clo s ed ) . .... . . .... .......... . ........ . . Wedne s day, July 4 Classe s end . .................... . ......... .... . . . . .......... . Saturday , August 4 2007 Fall Semester Regis tration . ......................... . . ..... ......... . . . .... ... April Augu s t 17 Orientation * ............................ . ....... ......... . ...... April Augu s t 17 Classe s start . ..... . . . ......... ....... ........... . ............ Monday , August 20 Applicatio n for Graduation Deadline .... ................ . .... . . . ... Friday, August 31 Labor Day (campus closed) ....... ........... . . ..........•.. ... Monday, September 3 Monday-Wednesday before Thanksgiving ( campus open , no classes ) . .... . . . . ...... . .... . .... November 19-21 Thanksgiving Da y ( campus clo s ed ) ......... ....... ........... Thursday , November 22 Friday after Thanksgiving ( campu s open , no clas ses) ........ . . ..... Friday, November 2 3 Classes end Saturday , December 8 Final exams start ........ ..... . ......... . ........ . ....... . ... Monday , December 10 Final exams end ........ . . . . ..... ... ........ ................ Saturday , Decembe r 15 Commencement (tentative**) ..... .......... . . . ...... . . . . ...... S u nday, December 16 * For information , call 303 556 6931 **Call 303-556-6226 to confirm time and location for commencement .

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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 requ irements for each of the programs are described in the Catalog in the special sec tion s prepared b y each school. Programs marked with an asterisk(*) do not require compl etion of a minor. Major M inor Degree School of Business Accounting* . . . ..................... . . ...... ........ X ........ x ....... B.S. Computer Information Syste ms * ....................... X ........ x ....... B.S. Economics ........... ..... ........ . . . ............... X ........ x . . ..... B.A. Finance * ....... .................... ................ X . ....... x ....... B.S. Financial Services .......... . . . ... ...................... ........ x General Business ...... . ................•.. .................... x International Bu si ness ...................... . ............. ... ... x Management* ...... ............................ ..... X ........ x ....... B .S. Marketing * . . . ...................................... X ..... ... x ....... B.S. School of Letters, Arts and Sciences African and African American Studie s .................. X ....... . x . . ..... B.A. Anthropology .............................. ...... ... X . ....... x ....... B . A . Art * ............................................... X ... . . .... . B . F.A./B.A . Art History , Theory and 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 Studie s ...................... . . . . . .......... ..... x Family Support in Social Work ....... ...... ..... ......... .. ...... x French .................. ..................................... x Geography ................... . . ........... ........ ............ x Geo l ogy ........................................... ........... 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 ............................. . . . .................... x Linguistics ...................................... .......... .... x Land Use * .......................................... X ............ B.A./B.S. Mathematics .... .... . ....................... . ....... X . . . ..... x ... B .A./B.S. Meteorology ....................................... . X .. ...... x . ...... B.S. Modern Languages Option I ( French , German, Spanish ) . . . X ................ B.A. Modern 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.

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 9 Major Minor D egree Public Administratio n .......................... ............... . x Public Relations . ............... ... . .... . . ........ . . ........... x Social Work * .......... . .................. . .... . ..... X . ....... x . ...... B.S. Soc iolo gy ........................ . . . ................ X ........ x ....... B.A. Spanish ......................... ...... ................... . ... x Speech Commun ication ........ . . . .... . . . . ..... . . . . . . . X ........ x ..... .. B.A. Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences . .... . ......... ............... x St udi o Art ............... ..................................... x Train in g a nd Organizational Development ......................... x Theatre ........ ................ . . . . ............. ... X ....... . x . B.A./B.F.A. 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. Avi ation Technology . . . . . . . . . ........ ................ X ........ x ....... B.S. Civil E ngineer ing Techno logy+ .............. ....... .... X ................ B.S. Crimin a l Justice and Crimino l ogy" ....... . ............. X . .... . . . x ....... B.S. Digital Media . . ........................... .. .................. x Earl y C hildhood Ed ucation ...................... ............. . . . x Eatin g Disorders . . ... ....................... ................... x Electrical Engi n eeri ng Technology+ .... . . . . ...... ..... . . X . . . ..... x ....... B.S. E lement ary Educatio n ...... ... .... . ................... ......... x Gerontology ... . ..... ............. . . . . . ...... ... . . . . .......... x Health and Safety ........ .... . .... .... . . . .............. ........ x Health Ca r e Management (upper-division) ........... ... X . ....... x ....... B .S. Holis ti c Health & Welln ess Education Multi-Di sc iplinar y ............ x Hospital ity, Meeting and Travel Admi ni s tration * . . ........ 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. Integrated T he rape uti c Practices ...... . . ............... X ........ ........ B.S. Leisure Studies ............. . ........ . . . . . ........... X .... ......... . . . B .A. Leisu r e Services ............................................... . x Lingui st i cally Diverse ................... ........................ x Mechanical Engineering Techn ology+ ................... X . . . . . ... x ....... B.S. Meeting Administration ............ . . ............. ...... .. ..... x Network Communications . .................. . ......... ......... x ( upper-division for RNs)* .............. . ..... . X ..... ........... B.S. N u tntiOn .............. . ...................... ............ . . . . x Parent Education . ....... . ....... ......... ..... ....... ......... x Private Pilot ............................ . . . . . . ................ x Restaurant Admin i stration ............. .... ...... .............. . x Secondary Education . .............. . ............ ...... .... ..... x Spec ial Education .................... . ............... X . . . ..... x ....... B.A. Surveying and Ma pping ......... . .................... X . . ..... . x ...... . B . S . Technical Communication s .... ....... ................. X ........ x ....... B.S . Training and Organizational Development ......................... x Travel Administ ration . ............... ............ . ............. x Other Individua lized Deg re e Program ' ............. . .......... X ....... . x ... B.A./B.S. Teacher Licensing: Ear l y C h ildhood , Elementar y , Special Education, K-12, and Secondary . . . ....... Lice n s ure only •concen tration may r ep lace th e minor . ' see pages 10, 54 and 55 of this Catalog

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10 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS Individuali z ed Degr ee P rogr am The Individualized Degree Program (IDP) offers students the opportunity to design specific, interdisciplinary degree programs to meet educational goals not met by other majors or minors at the College. Some examples of areas of study include: International Studies; Child & Family Advocacy, Web Development, Emergency Services Management, Creative Arts for the Elder ly, Cultural Resource Management, Nonprofit Administration in Urban Communities, Environmental Studies and Public Admini stration, and Computer Security . More information about the program is available on page 54 of this catalog, from the Center for Individualized Learning (CN 106, 303-556-8342) and at http://www.mscd.edu/-cil/. Acc r editations I App r o vals Metropolitan State College of Denver is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schoo l s (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400, C h icago, IL 60602-2504, 1 -800-62 1-7440 ). Individual academic programs within the following areas are accred ited or approved by the following agencies : Program Accreditation/Approval Agency Accounting** Colorado State Board of Accountancy Adult Fitness/Exercise Science*** Americ an College of Sports Medicine Athletic Training Education Program • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHE P ) 35 EastWhacker Dr. , Suite 1970 Chicago, IL 6060 I (312) 553-9355 www.caahep.org Aviation & Aerospace Science•• Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA) Center for Addiction Studies• International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE) Chemistry** American C hemical Society Civil Engineering Technology • Technology Accreditation Co mmission of ABET: The Electrical Engineering Techno lora: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Techno logy, Inc. Mechanical Engineering Techno ogy* Ill Market Place , Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 Phone:410-347 -7700 Fax:410-625-2238 www.abet.org Computer Science • Computing Accreditation Co mmission of ABET (see above) Drug , Alcohol , Addictive Behavior Counselor•• Colorado Department of Health Center for Addiction Studies Surveying and Mapping* Applied Science Accreditat ion Commission of ABET (see above ) Criminalistics Program in Chemistry•• Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Comm is-sion Health Care Management•• Association of University Programs in Health Administration 730 lith Street, NW 4th Floor, Washington, D .C . 20001-4510 Phone:20 2-638 -1448 Fax:202-638-3429 www.aupha .org email: aupha@aupha.org Leisure Studies• National Recreation and Park Association/ American Associat i on for Leisure and Recreation Human Services•• Council for Standards in Human Services Education Art * National Association of Schools of Art and Design Industrial Design • 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA Phone:703-437-0700 Fax:703-437-6312 Mus ic* National Assoc i ation of Schools of Music

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DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 11 I Nursing• National League for Nurs ing Accrediting Commiss ion ( LNAC) 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor , New York, NY 10006 Phone: 212-3 63-5555,Ext. 153 Social Work* Cou ncil on Social Work E ducation Teacher Education • Na tional Co uncil for Accredi t ation of Teacher Education; Colo r a d o Department of Edu cation *Acccreditation I "Approval I ***Endorsed Certificate s of Complet ion Ce rtifi cate programs provide opportuniti es to s uc cess full y co mplete a series of five to eight academic credit courses that focu s on a particular area of career interest. Each certificate program is designed to stand alone o r merge with your degree program major or minor. The certificate title and date of award will appear on your transcript. The certificate program is coo rdin a t ed b y th e Office of Academic Affairs, 303-556-3040. Students must compl ete each course in the ce rtifi ca te program with a grade of"C" or better. The courses cannot be taken pas s/fail . School of Business Database Analyst ............................. . . ............................ . ..... 90 End User Support Specia l ist ................... . ............................. ....... 91 etwork Specialist in Informatio n Systems . . ........ ........... . ..................... 90 N oncredit Financial Planning ............. . . . . . . . ......... ...... . . ......... ......... 95 P ersonal Financial Planning ........................................................ 95 Pr ogram mer / Analyst in Information Systems .................. . . . ....... ............. 90 Web Developer in Information Systems ........ o •••••••••••• • o •••••••••••••• ••••••••• 9 1 School of Letters , Arts and Sciences Advanced Software Eng ineerin g Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 1 Basic Competency in French ............... 0 •••••••••••• 0 0 •• 0 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 175 B as i c Co mpetency in Ge rman .............. ... . . .... 0 0 ••••••••••••••••••••• 0 • ••••• 175 B asic Co mpetency in Spanish ........... 0 •• 0 •••• ••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 0 • • • • • • • • • • 175 Caree r and Pers o nal Development. . ........ . ....... .................. ........ . . .... 216 Famil y Support in Soc i a l Work (se ven concentr a tions availa ble ) .... ... 0 0 • 0 •• 0 ••• •••••••• 199 Geog r ap hi c In formation Systems ( GIS) .......... . ...... . ........ .... ......... . . . 0 •• 162 Geotechnology Systems ( GTS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . .. .. . .. . . . . . . . 1 63 German T r ans l ation ....... . 0 •••••••• 0 •••••• 0 ••••••••••••• 0 •••••• ••• • •••• • 0 0 •••••• 174 Gerontology ( Liberal Arts Orientation ) o ••••••••••••• o •• ••• • o • ••• o o o •••••••• o o • • o o •• 204 Public Administration .................. 0 ••••••••••••••• ••••••••••• 0 •••••• • ••••••• 191 School of Professional Studie s Activitie s Assist ant for Older Adults ........ 0. 0 ••••••• • 0 ••••• 0 • • • ••••• 0 • • • 0 ••••••••• 271 Air por t Management . .....................•...................................... 227 Ca da s tral Surveying . ..... 0 •••• 0 •••••••••••• 0 ••••••••• 0 ••• 0 0 •••••••••••• 0 0 •••••••• 286 Co rporate Video Produ c tion ....... ........... 0 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 • • 0 •• 294 Electrical Engineering Tec hnology ............... .... ..... ... 0 •••••••••••••••••••••• 237 Eng ine er in g/Co n st ru c tion Surveying ......... o ••••••••••••• o o ••••••••••••• o • ••••• • • 285 Enginee ring Fundamentals ................................. ...... . . ........ ....... 238 Gerontology ( Profe ss ional Services Orientation ) .............. .. 0 0 •••••••••••• 0 0 •••••• 240 Hi gh Risk Youth St udies ............ .. 0 •••• • ••••••••••••• • ••••••••• ••••••••••••••• 262 Land Surveying ........................... 0 ••••••••••••• 0 o • • • • •••••••••••• • • •••• 285

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12 DEGREESANDPROGRAMS Multimedia Productio n ....................... . ................................... 293 Network Communicatio n s .......... ........ .......... . ........................... 236 Nonprofit Organization Administration . . . ..... ....... .............................. 263 Precise Surveying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Surveying Management. ..................... ...... . ......... . ............ . . . . . . . . 286 Technical Writing and Editing ................. . . . . . ......... ...................... 294 BASIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Students a r e re ponsible for full knowledge of the provisions and regu l ations pertaining to their pro gram contained in this Catalog and els ewhere . The final responsibility for complet i ng the requirements for a degree rests with the student and it is recommended that s/he seek advice. Students should never assume that they have approval to deviate from a s tated requirement without a properly signed state ment to that effect . Please refer to the Academic Policie s and Procedures section in this Catalog. REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BACHELOR' S DEGREES To earn a bachelor of science, a bachelor of arts, or a bachelor of fine arts degree, a student must satisfy the following minimum requirements , p lus any others stipu l ated for the degree for which a student is a candidate. P l ease refer to the Academic Pol icies 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. Compl ete at l east 40 semester hours i n upper-division co u rses ( 3000 and 4000-leve l courses). Complete all General Studies requireme nts listed for the degree and major . Complete a three-hour Multicultural course requirement. Complete a three-ho u r Senior Experience course requi r ement. This course must be taken at MSCD. Complete one subject major consisting of not less than 30 semester ho urs. With certain excep t ions (see the Degrees and Programs sect ion on page 8 of th i s Catalog), complete a minor consist i ng of at least 18 seme s ter hours. If a student completes two majors, the second major satisfies the minor requirement. Completing two concentrations under one major does not constitute the comp l etion of two majors. Completion of two majors does not result in two degrees or diplomas. Course work u sed to meet requirements for one major or minor may not be used to meet require m e nts for a n othe r major or minor. Students may not major a n d minor in the same discipline a nd a r e 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 c h eck with an adv i so r for specia l GPA progra m requirements. File an App l ication for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following deadlines : Fall 2006---September 1, 2006; Spring 2007-January 26, 2007; Summer 2007-June 8 , 2007. Academic residency (classroom credit ) requirements: Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of academic credit at MSCD, i ncluding the last 12 semeste r h o urs applicabl e t o the degree. Complete at least 8 upper-division (3000and 4000l evel 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 req u irements at MSCD. To use an MSCD-UCD poo l ed course for the last 12 ho ur s resi de n cy requirement a studen t must ( I) comp l ete a min imum of 30 h o urs credit at MSCD

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DEGREESANDPROGRAMS 1 prior to graduation and (2) obtain permission from the major o r minor department prior to tak ing a pooled course to use it to meet a requirement in the major or minor program . Credit Limitations No more than 30 semeste r hours of omnibu s-numbered courses may be applied toward gradua tion requirements. No more than 30 semester hours taken by correspondence may be applied toward a bachelor's degree. No more than 4 semester h ours in human performance and leisure activity (HPL) or varsity sports ( ATH) courses will be counted toward a bache l or's degree for st ud ents who are not m ajoring in human performance and sport, or leis ure 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 st ud e nt s 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 hundr ed twenty credit hours unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission; 2. A student can sign a four-year graduation agreement that formalize s a plan for that student to obtain a degree in four years, unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission. Students intere s ted in s igning a four-year agreement must be admitted to MSCD by July 1, must work with the Advising Center during July, and register for IS 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 co ncise information concerning which courses must be com pleted 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 comp leti on 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 comp l y with the following: The first ba c helor ' s degree must be recognized by Metropolitan State College of Denver. General Studies will be considered complete unless deficiencies exist accordi n g to the major department. Students must complete all requirements for a new major with a minimum of eight MSCD aca demic upper-division semester hours in the major d epartment. Students do not need to complete a minor unles s specifically required by the major department for the contem plat ed degree. Students must satisfy the Multicultural and Senior Experience course requirements for the second degree. Students m ust spend at least two additional semesters in residence.

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14 DEGREES AND PROGRAMS 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 . (See College Opportu nity Fund under Tuition & Fees for specific limitations. ) An Application for Graduation must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the dead line stipulated on MSCD's Web site under Academic Ca lendar (http://www.mscd.edu, academic/acal.htm.) GRADUATION CHECKLI S T Students who anticipate completing all degree requirements within the next two semesters shoul d review the following sections of this Catalog: Requirements for All Bachelor Degrees ; Academic Poli cies and Procedures ( pertaining to Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning [CAPP], Graduation . Diplomas and Commencement, and Honors and Awards). After students have comp l eted 90 earned credit hours at MSCD , including approved transfer credits, the} should obtain a CAPP Compliance Report by requesting one from their major department or by logging on to http://me t roconnect.mscd.edu. After reviewing the CAPP report with their faculty advisor ( major and minor), if any adjustmen t s are n eeded , the department wiJI s u bmit an adj u stme n t form to the Office of th e Registrar. Once adjustments are made, an upda t ed Compliance Report will be mailed to the student. App l ication for Graduation: File an Application for Graduation with the Office of the Registrar by the following deadlines: for FaJI 2006 graduation, file by September l, 2006 ; for Spring 2007 graduation, file by January 26, 2007 ; and for Summer 2007 graduation, flie by June 8 , 2007. Students should file an Appli cation 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 gradu ation for that semester. T h e student will receive information about the final steps in the graduation process and the commencement ceremony . As candidates for graduation, students w i ll receive another CAPP Compliance Report that will indicate any problems in their graduation status. Students should ensure that the correct address is on ftle with the Office of the Registrar. T h ere are commencement cer emonies at t h e e n d of the fall a n d spring sem esters. G r aduates are enco u r aged to attend one of the two ceremonies. The commencement program l ists 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 Web site for com plete, up-to-date information about commencement at www.mscd.edu/studentlcommencement/ . Diplomas are issued approximately three weeks after the semester ends. Students may pick up their diplomas or make arrangements for them to be mailed . Information will be sent from the Office of the Registrar to graduating st u dents 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 he l d u n til the degree is posted. All transcripts are free. Transcripts may be requested in person at the Office of the Registrar, CN 105, by fax a t 303-556-3999, o r via the Web at the Regist r ar ' s home page http://www.mscd.edu/enroll/registrar unde r transcripts. Dip l omas and transcripts will NOT be issu ed if money is owed to the College. If you owe any money to the College, please contact the Office of Student Accounts, 303-556-6188, to arrange payment.

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THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM Philosophy of the General Studies Program GENERAL STUDIES 15 Metropolitan Sta t e College of Denver seek s to prepare its grad u ates for a l ifeti me of l earning, which, in our c h a ngin g and complex society , requires focused expertise ( such as that provided by a m ajor area of study ) and the ability to c ommunicate with and learn from experts in other fields. U nd e r g r adua t e educa tion fosters the critical thinking necessary for the exp l oration of unfamiliar disciplines and for the syn thesis of learning and expose s stu d e nt s 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 th e General Stud ies, m ajor and minor. Some changes in General St udies requireme n ts have been made r et r oactive. As a consequence, m a n y General Studies r e quir e m e nt s a nd policies described in this Ca ta log may be fol l owe d by stude nt s using earlier cat a l ogs. State Guaranteed General Education Courses Certain General Studies courses are approved as state guaranteed general education courses. This des ignation means that the course is t r ansfe r able to gen eral education o r to electives at all Colorado public institutions and all undergraduate degree programs. There a r e restr i c tion s on the number of courses that can be taken , and some majors require specific general education courses. For details, go to page 56 of this Catalog, consult an advisor in your major or go to www . state.co . us/cche/gened/gtpathways/ index. pdf. General Studies Goals Th e General St u d ies Program i s d esig n ed to h e lp graduates ac hieve t h e following competencies . Stu dents at Metropo l itan State College of Denver sho u l d be able to: wr it e and speak with clarity; read an d listen critically; draw conclusions from quantitative data; recognize faulty reasoning; organize ideas ; and communicate with experts in other disciplines and learn from them. MSCD stude nt s s h ould : have an ope n attitude toward different approac hes to problems; have an informed awareness of the principal human ac hievem e nt s in history, arts a nd l ette r s , soc i ety , and scie nce; and be introduced to the basic methods, know l edge, prob l e m s o r a ttitudes charac t eristic of a field . Structure of the General Studies Program T h e General Studies Program is structured to foster the deve lopment of skills and to e n cou r age stu dents to use their ma s tery of skills t o explore know l edge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Program provides two levels of experience:

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1 6 GENERAL STUDIES Level !-Skills Level I courses provide students with the basic s kill s of reading and lis tening critically, recognizing faulty reasoning, drawing conclusions from quantitative data , organizing ideas and writing and speaking with clarity. Lev el II-Breadth o f Kn o w l e d ge Level II co urses introduce students to the basic methods, knowledge , problems or attitudes charac ter istic of a field: encourage in students an open attitude toward different approaches to problems, enable students to communicate with experts in other di sc iplines and learn from them and cultivate in stu dents an informed a warenes s of the principa l achievements in history, arts and letters , socia l 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 St u dies Pr og ram, students mu s t take approved co urse s that fulfill the follow ing distribution and c r edit requirements : CATEGORY Level I * SEMESTER HOURS Composition ...... . .............. . . . . . . . ........................................ 6 Mathematics ............. . ............. ......................•. . ...... .......... 3 Communications ................... . . ................................ . ............ 3 Level II** Historical .... . ........... ........................ . . . ...... . .................. 3 Arts and Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Social Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Natural Science ................... .............. ................... ....... ...... .. 6 Total*** . . ... ............. ............ . . ........................... . .......... .... 33 *A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar in skill d e velopment and content to a Levell course will satisfy an individual Levell course requirement. Equivalency will be dete rmined b y the department offering the Levell course. **One-hour deviations in the Levelll categories may be allowed. ***A student's compl eted General Studies Program mu s t contain at least 33 semester hours. Basic Rules: Only approved courses may be used to satisfy the General Studies requirements . A listing of t h ese courses can be found in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirement s which contains all approved General Studies , Multicu l tura l and Senior Experience courses. The document i s availab l e onl ine and from academic departments, the Academic Advising Center and Academic Affairs (CN 318) . Th i s document also indicates which of the courses are approved as state guaranteed gene ral ed u cation courses. General Studies courses need not be counted toward General Studies requirements. The y may be taken as elective s or to satisfy requirements in the major or degree p r ogram . Departments or programs may specify, by prefix and n umber, some General Studies courses i n addition to courses required for the major or a professional credential. Check with your depart mental advisor.

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ADMISSIONS 1 ADMISSIONS Admission Requirements The College uses two categories for classifying applicants: those who are 19 years old and y ounger and those who are 20 or older. Based on the College ' s modified open admission system , each cat e gory has its own admission requirements and procedures. MSCD students who have not attended the College for three consecutive semesters need to submit an application for readmission. For more information, see Admission of Previously Enrolled Students on page 19, 74 of this Catalog. Application Deadline To find out the application deadline for your intended term of enrollment, plea s e visit www.m s cd.edu/ admissions.htm. For the best possible selection of courses , students are advised to appl y earl y . Refer to page 7 of this Catalog for important dates. APPLICANTS 19 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER Applicants who a r e 19 years old or younger on September IS for either summer s emester or fall semes ter, or on February IS for spring semester, will be classified as traditional applicants . They will be con sidered for admission using the requirements described below. Note that to be eligible for admission , students must be at least 16 years old on t h e first day of the semester and must have either graduated from high school or received a General Education Development ( GED ) certificate. Freshmen (first-time college students ) Applicants with Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE ) index scores of 76 or greater will be considered for admission (see chart on page 23 of this Catalog) . Those with index scores below 8S are s tr ongly encouraged to submit letters of recommendation and a personal statement, and must complete their application files at least one month before classes begin. Otherwise , they will be considered for the following term. Those denied admission will be encouraged to enroll at a community college. MSCD guarantee s admission to applicants with a CCHE index score of 8S or greater, an ACT English s ub score of 18 or above and a reading subscore of 17 or above ( or an SAT critical reading of 440 or above), and who apply by the publi hed application deadline. Applicants must request that the following credentials be mailed directly to the Office of Admis sions from the high school or testing agency before an admission 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. An official, final transcript with date of graduation is required no later than the fourth week of the term of enro llment. Students should request the transcript and verify that the high school record with date of graduation has been received by the Office of Admissions. Applicants who have not graduated from high school but have passed and received the C olorado General Educational Development ( GED ) certificate or its equivalent will be accepted . ACT or SAT test results are not req uir ed 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.

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18 ADMISSIONS College Transfers • Applicants with 30 or more transferable sem ester hours completed with at lea s t a 2 . 3 cumulativ e GPA will be offered admission . Students with fewer than 30 hours will be considered on a n indi vidual ba sis, based on hi gh school GPA, ACT or SAT scores and college work completed. Applicants w h o have l ess than a cumulative 2.3 GPA from all colleges an d univ ersities atte nded will be considered on an individual ba sis that includes a careful rev iew of all credentials. Lett e r s of r ecommendation and a personal s tatement are s trongl y recommended. Such applicants must comp l ete their app lication files at least one month before classes begin. Otherwise, th ey will be con s id ered for the following term. Appl icant s must req ue st that the following credent i a l s be mailed directly to the Office of Admis s io ns from the high scho ol, testi ng agen cy and/or college or university : ACT or SAT test re s ult s Official high school transcript w ith GPA and class rank Official transcript from each c ollege or university attended or c urrentl y attending All required creden tial s must be received be fore a fina l admission decision can be made . APPLICANTS 20 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER Applica nt s who are 20 or older on Septem b er 15 for either summer semester or fall semester, or o n Feb ruary 1 5 for sp r ing semes ter , will be consi dered for admissio n u sing th e requirements de scribe d below. Freshmen (first-time college students) Applicants will be admitted to MSCD upon indicating on the App lication for Admission that they have grad u a t ed from high sch ool o r that th ey have passed and received a Colo rado General Educa tional Development (GED) certificate or the equiva l e nt. GEDs issued through the military will be co n side red on an indiv idual basis. B y signing the Application for Admission , de g r ee-se eking applicants are certify in g that they will request e ith er a high school transcript with date of graduation or GED te s t sco re s be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions. Degre e-seeking students will not b e permitted to register for a second semester until thi s official cre denti a l is rece ived . The ACT o r SAT is not r equired for a dmi ssion but, if tak e n withi n five years of the semeste r s tart date, is hig hl y reco mmend ed for advisi ng and course placement purposes. College Transfers Applicants will be ad mitt ed to MSCD, r egardles of their c umulative college GPA, if they indicate o n the Application for Admission that they have graduated from high schoo l or that they have passed and r eceived a Colorado Gener al Educational Developm ent (G ED) certificate or its equiva l ent. B y s i g nin g the Applica tion for Adm i ssion, degree -se eking app lic ants are certifyin g that they will request th a t e ith er a high sch ool transcript with date of graduation or GED test sco re s be mailed directl y to the Office of Admissions. In place of these cre den tials, official co llege tr a n scripts s how ing completion of 30 or more transferable semester c redit hours with gra des of " C " or better will be accepted. College tran sfer students s hould request to hav e college tr anscripts mailed directly to the Offic e of Admissions for t ra n sfer credit eva lu a tion . Degre e-see kin g app licant s are required to have all college and univer sity transcripts on file to receive a com pl ete eval uation. The ACT or SAT is not required for a dmi ssion but, if taken within five years of th e semes ter s tart date , is highl y recommended for advising and course placement p urposes.

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ADMISSIONS 19 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Applications for Admission are considered in the order in which they a re received each semester. All cre dentials 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 applica tion prior to the first day of classes. If changes are not reported to the Office of Admissions, the registra tion process could be delayed for subsequent semesters. Failure to report academic c hange s may result in rejection, dismissa l and/or loss of credit. Internatio nal (visa ) applicants should refer to th e Admission of International Students section on page 21 of this Catalog. To apply for ad mi ssion: Applications can be submi tted 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 802173362, Ce ntral Classroom Building , 1st floor, 303-556-3058. A $25 nonrefundable applica tion fee ($40 for intern ational applicants) is required with the Appli cation for Admission. Readmit applicants are not required to su bmit an applicatio n fee. It is the student's responsibility to request that all required officia l credentials be mailed directly from the issuing institution or agency to the Office of Admissions. Hand-carried documents will not be accepted . Although an appl i cant's college record may be s u mmarized on one t ranscript, an official transcript from each in stitution attended is required . For information on obtain ing record s and receiving credit for Advanced Placement (AP), Interna tional Bacca l aureate ( IB), the College-Level Examination Progra m (CLEP) and m i l itary training or other training, see Alternative C redit Options on page 44 of the Catalog. The Application for Admission and all credentials received by th e College will be valid for two semesters b eyond the term of application. After that time the files will no l onger be maintained for st ud ents who do not enroll. Applicants wishing to attend MSCD after this period must begin the admission process again, including re-mailing all credentials and th e $25 applicat ion fee. Admission of Previously Enrolled Students (Readmit Students) Readmit stude nts are defined as individuals who have previously enrolled and have received a grade or grade notation at the College but hav e not been in attendance at MSCD for three consec utive semesters. R eadmit students should: Submit a completed Application for Admiss ion and check th e readmi ssion box on the top of the form under Application Status. No application fee is required for readmission. Submit transcripts from institutions attended sinc e last attend ing MSCD ( if degree-seeking ). If the studen t was not previous l y degree-seeking, th en the studen t must s ubmit transcripts from all in sti tutions attended . St ud ents who are returning after five years of abse nce from the College are required to resubmit all credentials. Admission of Nondegree Students The nondegree student classification meets the needs of st ud ents 20 years of age o r older who wish to tak e college courses but who do not currently intend to work toward a baccalaureate degree at MSCD. Wit h the exception of high schoo l students who have completed the approval process, nondegree st u dents must have graduated from high school or r ece ived aGED to qualify for admission. Non degree st udent s are not eligible for financial aid, nor will any college tran scripts s ubmit ted be eval uated for transfer credit . Students may change to degree-seeking sta tus by completing a Status Change Request form and requesting that all required official credentials be mailed directly from the issuing inst itution or agency to the Office of Admissions.

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20 ADMISSIONS Admission Notification Once admi tted, st u dents will b e mai l ed ins tr uctions rega rdin g course regist r atio n and other re l eva n t information. All i ncoming st u dents new to MSCD are req u ired to attend an orientation session. After orientation, first time college students and t ransfer students 19 years old or you nger are also required to meet with an academic advisor. Depending u pon a student's performance on the ACT or SAT, assess ment tests may also be required. No tuition deposit is required. Students denied admission may appeal the decision by s u bmi t ting a letter of appeal to the Office of Adm issions, a l ong w i t h new and compelli n g academic i n formation, l etters of recommendation an d other supportive documentat i o n . ADDITIONAL ADMISSION PROGRAMS Summer Only Applicants 19 years old or younger who have graduated from high school or have received a General Educational Development (GED) certificate and are applyi n g for the summe r semeste r , and who do not wish to contin u e after the s u mmer semester, may be ad m itted under a provis i ona l stat u s . These appli cants are not r equired to submit admiss i on credentials and are not eligib l e for financial aid. P l ease check the appropriate box under the Metro Plans section on the Application for Admission. S ummer Only st u de nt s w h o wis h to cont i n u e for the fall or spr ing semester mu st meet sta t ed admissio n require m e nt s and submit a Status Change Request form to be considered. High School Concurrent Enrollment Programs ( High School Studen ts Only) Postsecondary Enrollment Options and Fast Track Programs The Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and Fast Track are sponsorship programs enacted by state law in 1988 that provide high schoo l junior s and seniors with the opportunity to take college classes for both hig h sch ool and college cred it. These programs are intended t o provi d e hig h sch oo l st u dents with an alternative learning environment . To par t icipate , students must first seek approva l from their high school an d sch ool district. The distr i ct determines t he number of cre d it hours the student may take and makes the financial arrangements. PSEO students are responsib l e for payment of all tuition and fees by the College deadline. They are later reimb u rsed by their school districts for tuitio n (not fees) for up to two courses per sem ester, providi n g t h at t hey successfully comp l ete t h ese classes w ith grades of C o r better. Fast Track st u de n ts are not l im ited to two courses, and the sch oo l districts pay tuition ( not fees) at the time they register. To apply to the PSEO or Fast Track Program, a student m u st submit the following: H i g h Sch oo l Concurrent Enrollment form , including st u dent, parent, sch ool d i st r ict and college administrator signatures Comp l eted MSCD admiss i on applicatio n wit h the requi r e d $25 applicat i o n fee Upon r eceipt of these documents, the stude n t wil l be admitted into the PSEO or Fast Track Progra m . ACT scores, SAT scores or assessment tests are req u ired to access many classes . Student Education and Enrichment Program T h e St udent Edu cation and Enrichment (SEE) Program is des i gned to sup pl ement a st u den t ' s exis t ing education through early participation in college level classes. This advanced program s h ould not b e interpreted as an alternative to h igh schoo l comp l etion but is, i ns t ead, a cooperative college/high sch oo l effort to provide educational e nrich ment and ea rl y college atte n dance to qualified Co l o r ado hi gh sch oo l j u n i ors and sen iors. Students who participate in the SEE Program are fully responsibl e for tuition and fees. To app l y for adm i ssion throug h the SEE Program, the stude n t mu st submit the followi n g doc u me nts:

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ADMISSIONS 2 High School Concurrent Enrollment form, including stude nt , parent , school district and college administrator signatures Completed MSCD admiss ion application with the required $25 application fee Upon receipt of these documents , the student will be admitted into the SEE Program. ACT scores, SAT sco re s or assessment tests are required to access many classes. Western Undergraduate E xc hange Through the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), students in western states (AK, AZ, CO, HI , ID, MT, NV, M , ND , OR , SD, UT, WA, WY) ma y enroll i n man y out-of-state two-year and four -year co l lege programs at a reduced tuition l eve l : ISO percent of the in stitu tion 's regular resident tuition. WUE tuition is co nsiderably less than non-re s ident tuition. At MSCD , WUE students pay ISO percent of the s tud e nt' s s h a re of Co lorad o resident tuition plus man datory fees . In addition, WUE students, being non-residents , are not eligible for the state contributio n to tuition, other wise known as the College Opportunity Fund (C OF ) stipend. Thus , WUE participants must pay the stipend amount in addition to WUE tuition and fees. The following MSCD majors a r e open to WUE students on a space-available basis: Civil Engineeri ng Technology; Health Care Management; Hospitality, Meeting and Travel Administration; Meteorology; and Surveying and Mapping. Qualified students mus t appl y and be admitted to MSCD and must sub mit a WUE New Student Participation Form to the Office of Admissions. This form and more informa tion, including information on WUE tuition , fees, and COF may be obtained at www .m scd.edu/enro ll/ admissions/paths/wiche or by contacting the Office of Admissions at the Central Classroom Building , 1st floor , 303-556-3058. Metro M eritu s Individuals 60 or older who do not wish to earn credit are invited to attend tuition-free classes of their choice on a space-ava ilabl e basis. Metro Meritus encourages participants to conti nue their personal edu cationa l growth in a stimulating and friendly campus setting. For more information , contact the Cente r for Individuali zed Learning at the Central Class room Building , Room 106, 303-556-8342. Application forms are also available at www.mscd.edu/-cil. Admi ssion o f International Students All students who declare a country of citizenship other than the U.S. on the Application for Admission mu s t contact th e Office of Admissions. Applicants who are U.S. Resident Aliens (i ncluding refugee s and political asylees ) will be r equ ir ed to ( I) s ubmit a minimum of an officia l high schoo l transcript/diploma that is determined equivalent to high school graduation in the U.S., and (2) complete an immi g rant advising int erview to ensure that their English language skills are sufficient for admission to the College. Applicants who are on any type of temporary visa are required to s ubmit the International Applica tion for Admission, which can be obtained from the Office of Admissions or online at www . mscd.edu/ admissions.htm. Applicants on temporary visas are required to submit ( I ) a minimum of an official high school tran script/diploma that is determined equivalent to hig h school graduat ion in the U.S., (2) English language proficiency documentation, normally in the form of an acceptable TOEFL (Test of E ngli s h as a Foreign Language ) sco re , and (3) documents demonstrating sufficient financial support to cover the costs of attending the College for one academic year, inclu din g living expenses (this is only required of potential students on F-1 visas ). Detailed information regarding all requirements and admiss ion procedures for international students can be obtained from the Office of Admissio n s and on the International Applica tion for Admission. Questions may be r eferred to Cindy Rossi-Rund l e at 303-556-3066.

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22 ADMISSIONS TRANSF E R CREDIT EVALUATION A tra nsfer cre dit evaluation is p erformed for admitt ed degree-seeking s tud ents after official tr anscripts are received by the Office of Admissions. W ithin approximate l y four weeks , s tudent s rece ive two co pie s of th e tran sfer credit eval u a tion , o n e of w hi c h s houl d be take n to the major a nd minor departments for advice on ho w c r ed it s might apply to degree progr ams. Transfer credits are accepted unde r the following g uid e lines: Cre dit mu st have been earned at an institution of higher ed u cation holding full regional accredita tion . MSCD accepts up to 64 semester h o ur s from two-year ins tituti ons and up to 90 semest e r h o ur s from four -year in sti tuti ons or a combination o f twoyear and four-year institutions. Grades earned must be a " C" or better . Courses with "D,""F " or simi lar grades are not transfer able. Also, courses graded w i th C.E.U.s (Co ntinuing Edu cation Units ) will not be accepted. A su m mar y of tr a n sfer c redit from each ins titution is indica t ed on the MSCD academic record. Ne ither transfer course gra des nor previou g r a d e point averages are in di cated or affect the MSCD g rade point average. Course co nt ent must be simil ar to that of MSCD co urses. No preparator y or remedia l courses are applicable towa rd an MSCD degree. Student s who have earned an A .A. o r A.S. degree will r e ceive junior s tandin g a t MSCD, provided all courses included in the degree car r y a grade of " C " or better a nd , based o n the courseb y course eva luation , otherwise meet minimum MSCD transfer c r edi t sta ndards. St udent s may need to co mplet e additional MSC D lo wer divi s ion requirements. Applicants h av in g co mplet e d the Colo r a d o communi ty college core curricu lum , as certifie d on their community co lleg e transcripts, a r e considered to h ave satisfied MSCD ' s minimum Gene ral St udies requirements. Ho wever , additio nal s pecific lower-division co urse s may be r equired for cer tain degree pr ogra ms. Once transfer cred it s are evaluated, the tot a l number of these credi t s applicable to a degree will not b e reduced unless the st udent repeats a lre ady-awa rded transfer credit a t MSCD , or interrupts MSCD e nrollm en t for three or more co n sec u tive semeste r s and r eadmi t s to the Co lleg e under more re s tri c tive transfer credit evaluation policies. In accordance with pol icie s established b y the Colorado Co mmi ss ion o n Higher Ed u cation r egard in g stu dent s tran sfer rin g between Co l o r ado public in s titution s , MSCD has instituted proce dures for resolving transfer credit disputes. Questions reg arding these procedures may be directed to C ri sti n a Martinez in th e Office of Admissio n s at 303-556-3984. T ransfer Ser v ices T h e Office of Transfer Services offers assistance t o students tran sferring from other in stitutio ns to MSCD. Specific services provided includ e th e following: Weekly visits to local co mmuni ty colleges in the Denver Metro area Visits to other Co lorado community colleges o nce or tw ice annually Guidance on selecting appropriate transferable cou r ses Pre l iminar y tr a nscript evaluation Transfer student scho l ars h ip in format ion R efer ral assi s t a nce to academic departments Resolution of transfer course i ssues T ransfer co unselor s are available b y appointm e nt and for walk-in counse ling. Co un selors work closely wit h tr a nscr ipt eval u ato r s to pro vide stude nt s with information a bout transfer cred it s a nd how those cre di ts may b e applied to their degree programs. Questions pertaining to a student's official transfer credit eva lu atio n should be referred to the transfer evaluator r esponsible for the evaluat ion. T hat per so n ' s n ame and t e lephone number a r e found on th e letter that accompanies th e evaluation sen t to the st ud e nt. General que s tion s regardin g a tra n s f e r eval u atio n or prelimin ary evaluation s hould be referred t o the Office of Transfer Services, Central Classroom Building, l s t floor, 303-556-3774.

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24 ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION ENROLLMENT New Student Or i entatio n Orientation is a required pre-enrollment tep for ALL degree-seeking students at MSCD. The mission of New Student Orientation (NSO) is to facilitate the transitio n of entering students by helping them l earn about and connect with the campus community. A variety of sessions are offered to accommodate the needs of our diverse com muter population, including spec i alized sessions for first-time college students, transfer student , and adult students returning to college. During orientation, incoming students have the opportunity to interact with current MSCD students a nd staff, while they receive valuable informa tion about academic a dvising , general st ud ies requirements, the registration process , and financ i a l a i d. Student Orientation Leaders also share so me of their own tips for college surv ival, including how to utilize campus resources and how to get involved in campus activities. For further information about orientation, visit the NSO website at www.mscd.edu/-nso or call303 556-6931. R ea ding , Writing and Mathematics Pla c ement Ex aminations If the ACT or SAT ha s been taken, some as essment tests may be waived if the following scores are met or exceeded: an ACT subscore at or above 1 8 in English (SAT verba l of 440), 19 in Math (SAT math of 460) or 17 in Reading (SAT verba l of 430). For additio nal information on English or Reading , call303-556-3677. For additional information regarding mathematics placement, visit the MSCD Web site at http://clem. m scd .edu/-math-cs /st udentinfo/mglp.pdf or obtain a hard copy of the Mathematics Group Learning Program brochure from the Academic Advising Center. 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 en d of the freshman year ( i.e., within the first 30 seme ste r hours matriculated as a college student). Aca demic Ad v i sing At MSCD students are provided multiple sources of acade mic advising support. Continuing st udents with declared majors receive advising ass ista nce from the i r academic departments. New students and students without declared majors receive advising support from the Academic Advising center. Services available to students in the center include the following : assistance with course selection, scheduling and registration; h e lp with long-term degree planning; identification of degree enhancement strategies; and ongoing developmental advising, including assistance with the major-minor selection process, adjust ment to college, etc. For additional information call303-556-3680. REGISTRATION All cont inuing students in good standing a nd all accepted applicants at the College are eligible to reg ister each semester. Students are responsible for e nsuring that there i s a correct and up -to-date address and phone number on file with th e College. Address changes may be made with the Registrar ' s Office through MetroCon nect ( http ://metroconnec t .mscd.edu), or by writing or faxing (303-556-3999) the address and phone number change to the Registrar ' s Office. Information on the registration procedure and registration dates is available on MetroConnect ( http:// metroconnect.mscd .ed u). St udents Not Officially Registered in a Class -E ffective Fall 2005 For S tud e n ts Students must be officially registered with the College for classes as established, published deadlines prescribe . Officially registered means that s tudents have been accepted for admission by the college, a r e

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ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION 25 eligible to register for classes, and that the Course Reference Number (CRN) for the class is entered on the student ' s registration record maintained by the Office of the Registrar. The deadline to register for a fullsemester class is t h e census date for that semes t er. For fall and spring semesters the census date is th e 12th business day of the semester; for summer semester the cens u s date is the 8th business day of the semester. These deadlines are available on the web for each semester at http://www.mscd.edu/aca demic/acal.htm There are pro rated deadlines for part-of-term classes. It is students ' responsibilit y not to attend a class if they are not officially registered. For Faculty According to CCHE policy, as noted in FULLTIME EQUrYALENT (FTE ) REPORTING GUIDELIN E S and PROCEDURES, June 2002, individuals may not attend a class if they are not officially registered for the class. The deadline to register for a full semester class is the census date for that semester . For f all and spring semesters the census date is the 12th business day of the semester; for summer semester the census date is the 8t h business day of th e semester. These deadlines are available on th e web for each semester at http://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm. There are pro-rated deadlines for part-of-term classes. Faculty must refer students who are not registered by the census date to the Office of the Reg istrar to discuss t heir registration options. Faculty should allow the student to return to the class only upon showing proof of registration from the Office of the Registrar. Faculty must ens ure that all s tu dents in their classes are listed on their E-Rosters. Faculty can check their E-Rosters anytime before and during the semester to determine whether a student i s registered for the class. Concurrent Enrollment Students who find it necessary to r egister at MSCD and another college a t the same time should check with MSCD Transfer Services concerning the accepta nce and applicatio n of t r ansfer credits. Pooled Registration MSCD and the University of Co lorado at Denver have formed a common pool of courses available to students at eac h institution. For the pool , MSCD offers courses through the Schoo l of Letters, Arts and Sciences, thro ugh the Economics Department in the School of Business and through the Technical Communicatio n s and Human Performance and Leisure Studies departments in the School of Profes s i onal Studies. UCD offers courses through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students must register for pooled courses through th e ir home institution. Students at MSCD: must comply with all MSCD policies, procedures and deadlines w h en registering for, withdrawing from or dropping UCD poo l ed courses may not be placed on a wait list for any UCD pooled course For students at MSCD, UCD pooled course titles and grades will appear on the Metro State transcript a nd will count in the GPA and hours toward graduation; however, UCD pooled cou r ses will not sat isfy academic residence requirements for degrees from MSCD . This restriction applies t o the residence requirements of the overall degree (30 seme s ter hours minimum) , the major ( 8 upper-division semester hours minimum), and the minor (3 upper division sem ester hours minimum) . MSCD/UCD Nonpooled Courses St u dents 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 MSCD at the end of the semester . Students are adv i sed: to consult with their academic advisor at MSCD to determine transferability of courses . • to consult with MSCD ' s Financ i a l Aid Office if receiving aid.

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26 ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION Interinstitutional Registration Students enrolled at Metropolitan State College of Denver may register for courses at the Community College of Denver. Courses taken at these institutions in no way alter existing MSCD degree require ments, 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 aca demic 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 interinstitu tionally. The enrollment status of a student in the interinstitutional registration program is determined by the student's status at the horne institution (institution where the student is seeking a degree) . Stu dents should ascertain before enrolling at an institution that desired courses will satisfy degree require ments at the horne institution. Course Audit Policy Students may audit a class with the permission of the instructor and if sea ting is available. Academic credit is not awarded for an audited course and no academic record is maintained. The cost for audit ing a course is based on regular tuition. The Tuition and Fees Table is available on MSCD's Web site ( http://www .rnscd.ed u/enroll/adrnissions/tuition . htrn ) . Audit approval forms are ava ilable in deans' and academic department offices. Changes in Registration Enrolled students may adjust schedules by dropping and/or adding classes. Complete inform atio n con cerning dropping and/or adding classes and the tuition and fee refund schedu l e can be found on Metro Connect (http://rnetroconnect .rn scd.edu). St udent s 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 approva l 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. An NC/Withdrawal Form mu st 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. Proce dures for adding or dropping a part-of-term course after the course ha s begun are described on Metro Connect (h ttp://metroconnect.mscd .edu). Registration Status The College generally defines full-time status as being registered for 12 semester hours in fall and/or s pring 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 29 of this Catalog). To be eligible for health insurance coverage automatically, the numbers are 10 semester hours in the fall and spring and eight

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TUITION AND FEES 2 semester hours in the summer. (See page 28 of this Catalog). You can o rd er an enrollment verification on MetroConnect ( http://metroconnect.mscd.edu). 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 classificat ion is based upon information s uppli ed by the student on the application for admission and is made in accordance with the Colorado Tuition Classificatio n Law, CRS S23-7-101 e t seq. ( 1973), as amended. Once determined, a student's tuition classification status remains unchanged unless satis factory evidence that a change shou ld be made is presented. A Petition for In State T uition C l assifica tion Form and the evidence requested must be submitted to the Registrar's Office if a student believes she or he is en titl ed to in-s t ate status. The tuition classification statute requires that in order to qualify for in-state status, a student (o r the parents or legal guardian of the student in the case of students under 23 years of age w ho are not eman cipated ) must have been domici l ed 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: ( I) a permanent place of habitation in Co l o r ado and (2) intent to remain in Colorado with no intent to be domiciled elsew h ere. Some exam ples of connections with the state that provide objective evidence of intent are: ( 1) payment of Colo rado state income tax as a Colorado resident , (2) permanent em ployment in Colorado, (3) ownership of residential rea l property in Colorado, ( 4) compliance with laws im posing a mandatory duty on a n y domiciliary of the state, such as the drivers ' license law and the vehicle registration law and (5) registra tion to vote. Other factors unique to the individual can also be used t o demonstrate the requisite intent. Any questions regarding the tuition classification l aw should be directed to an admissio ns 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 first day of classes for that semester. The dates for qualifying and for submitting petition s are available under Academic Calendar on MSCD's Web site ( h ttp://www.mscd .e du /aca demic/acal.htm). College Opportunity Fund (COF) Every eligible Colorado resident who will be a stude nt must sign up for the College Oppor tunity Fund (COF) in order to authorize payment of the state's contribution toward tuition at any public college or universit y in the state of Colorado that the student plans to attend, such as Metropo litan State College of Denver . These funds, called "s tipends," will be applied to a s tud ent's college account each semester an d are avail able for up to 145 credit hours of college-level undergraduate study. The actual value of the stipend will be dete r mined by the Colo rado Legislature each year. Students mu s t apply online for the stipend at www.CollegelnColorado.org once. Then, each semester they must authorize the use of t h e stipend during registration. The COF application requires st ud ents to submit only their legal name, date of birth a nd Social Secur i ty Number, and need s to be completed only once in a student's lifetime. The application must be completed before the stipend can be credited to a student ' s tuition and fee bill. What happens if a student does not sign up? T hat student will not be eligible for the stipend and will be responsible for p aying the total in -state tuitionboth the s tudent's s h are and the state's share.

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28 TUTION AND FEES Eligi bility: In-state, undergraduate students will be eligib l e for the stipend regardless of age, income or financial aid status. Students who are seeking a second bachelor ' s degree or post bachelor degree credit are eligible to use the stipend for up to 30 credit hours. For more information, visit the College' s Q&A section on COF at: http : //www.mscd . edu/news/cotlcof_faq.htm. Tuition and Co ll ege Servic e 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 aca demic year. Information regarding tuition and fees can be found by going to the Tuition and Fees Table on MSCD's Web site (http://www . mscd.edu/enroll/admissions/tuition.htm). Standard Fee s An application fee is required of an y applicant for admission to the College . This fee is nonrefundab l e and will not be applied to tuition . Application fee ....... . . . . . ....... . ............ . . . ............. .............. . . . . $25 International student application fee ............................................... . $40 Matriculation fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50 Special fees Returned check charge ................. . .................................. . . . . . . . $17 Student Health I n s uran ce 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 par tici pate in the College-sponsored student hea l th 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 health insurance fee heading. Students who have outs i de insurance coverage are responsible for completing a waiver form and providing proof of comparable * outside hea l th insurance coverage (a copy of the front and b ack of your insurance card or documentation from your insurance company showing amount of deductible, co-insurance, and annual maximum benefit) by the deadline indicated on the appropriate semester waiver form . Wai ver forms will not be accepted after the published deadline. Waiver forms and insurance brochures are available at the Student Health Insurance Office located in the Health Center at Aurar i a (PL 150) . Waiver forms are also available from the Health Center's web site at http://www . mscd. edu/student/resources/insurance . Health insurance waiver forms are valid for only one year. Continuing students must complete a waiver form ANNUALLY prior to eac h fall semester. S t udents with a break in academic enrollment, and those who begin classes in the spring or summer, must comp l ete a waiver form by the appropriate deadline for the semester in which they enroll and every fall semester thereafter . Dependents of a student participating in the Student Health Insurance Program are also eligible for optiona l insurance coverage. Adult dependents (18 and up) may use the Health Center at Auraria after they pay the center ' s per-semester usage fee. Dependents 17 years old or younger are not eligible for services at the Health Center. Please call the i n surance office for information regarding pediatric care. In addition, ongoing students enrolled during the spring semester are given the option of p ur chasing s ummer health ins u rance without attending classes, provided that payment is received by the deadline listed on MSCD ' s Web site ( URL given above ) . Students with quest i ons regarding Student Health Insurance should contact the Student Insurance Office at 303-556-3873. *Effective August 1, 1998, the Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP) will NOT be accepted as proof of comparable outside health insurance coverage for waiver purposes. This special program is not considered

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FINANCIAL AID 2 health insurance and was not designed by the state legislature for this purpose. Comparable coverage information may be found at our Web site or call 303-556-3873 . Student Dental Insurance Voluntary Program for all Students Volun tary Dental Insurance is availab l e to st ud ents taking one credit hour or m ore . Information and appli cation forms can be obtained at the Student Insurance Office in the Health Center at Auraria (PL 150) . FINANCIAL AID The Metropolitan State College of Denver financial aid program provides assistance and advice to stu dents who wou ld be unable to pursue their education at the College without such help. Scholarships, grants , loans and part time emp loym ent are availa ble sing l y or in various combinations to meet the dif ference between w h at the student and the student ' s family could reasonably be expected to provide and the expected cost of attend i ng MSCD . Estimated Expenses The 2005-2006 academic year expenses will be as follows for a studen t not living with parents : Resi den t Nonresident Tuition and Fees .. ... ......... $4,112 ... . ........ $11,340 Room and Board ............ 7,234 ............. 7,236 Books and Supplies ... . .... . . 1,306 .... . . . ...... 1 , 306 Transportation ................ 675 .... ........... 675 Miscellaneous ............ . . ........ . . . . 1.143 Total $14,440 ..... ...... $21,700 Tuition and fees are set by MSCD and the Colorado Commission on 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 . These figures are based on full-time enrollment of 12 credit hours. Eligibility and Need To qualify for financial aid , a student must be a U.S. citizen or eligib l e noncitizen ; be registered with Selective Service (if required); have financial need; be degre e-, licensure-, or certificate-seeki ng ; be mak ing satisfactory academic progress; and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repay ment on a federal grant. Application Procedures Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to determine financial aid eligibility. For quicker processing, we st r ongly recomme nd that returning, transferring and entering students complete their FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA on the Web at: www.fafsa . ed.gov. MSCD ' s Title IV School Code is: 001360. Students should complete and submit the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA to the federal processor as early as poss i b l e (afte r January 1st), preferably no l ater than mid-February , and submit all requested documents to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid by March 12th. Detailed information concerning application procedures is provided on our Web site at: www.mscd . ed u /enrolUfinaid.

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30 FINANCIAL AID Financial Aid Programs The amount of funds made available to students depends o n the maximum award allowed by regula tion of each program , the student's establis hed financial need , duration of the student's enrollment, a nd funds allocated to the College by the state and federal governments. Grants Grants a r e gift m oney fro m th e federal or s tat e government a nd do not have to be repaid. F ederal PeU Grants are fed era l funds and awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor's degree and w h o are U.S. citizens or eligible non-c iti zens. The amount of the award is b ased on each student's financia l eligibility and the number of hours for which the student is enrolled. The amount of Federal Pel! Grant awards for the 2005-06 academic year will range from $400 to $4,050 for those st ud e nt s who qualify. Full-time, half -ti me , or less than half-time st ud ents may qualify for a Federal Pel! Grant. Federal Supplemental Ed ucational Opportunity Grants (FSE OG ) are federal funds awarded to under graduate students who have not yet received a bachelor's degree and are U .S. citizens or eligib l e noncitizens. This grant i s 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 Co l orado residents with demonstrated finan cia l need . E l igib l e students have no prior bac h e l or's degree, are U .S. c it izens or eHgibl e non -c itizens, a nd are enrolled full -or part time (at least six c r edit hours for the fall and spring semesters) a t MSCD. The a mount s of th e CSG awar d range s from $100 to $800 per fall a nd spring semesters. Colorado Leveraging E ducational Assistance program ( CLEAP ) are a combinatio n of federal a nd state funds awarded by the same criteria as CSG. T h e amount of the CLEAP award i s $200 per semester . Scholarships Metropo l itan S t ate College of Den ver offe r s numerous scholarship opportunties for both incoming a nd co ntinuin g students. B y s ubmi tting the Metropo l ita n S tat e College of Denver Schola rsh ip A pplic a tion by March 1st "Priority Consideration Deadline " each year, you will automatically be considere d for a ll MSCD scho l arships for which you a r e eligible for the next academic year . T h e MSCD Scho l a r s hip Appl i cation is available for o n line sub mission at: www.mscd.edu/enroll!finaid/scholarship/. A prin table version of the application i s a l so available for d ownload at this l ocation. St ud ents mu st be enrolled at l east half-time, b e degre e-, certificate-or licensure-seeking , be maki n g sat isfactory academic progress, and not be in default on a federal education loan or owe a repaymen t on a federal g r ant to receive a sch olarship. Athletic Scholarships: MSCD h as a limited number of athletic scholars hips. Applications and addi tional information are availabl e from the MSCD Intercollegiate Athletics Office (303-556-8300). Private Scholarships : Stu d ents should refe r t o the MSCD scho l arship Web site (www.mscd.e du/enroll/ finaid/scho l arship ) for info rm ation regarding scholarships and to access free onl ine scholarship searc hes. Receipt of a scho l ars h ip may affect a student's financia l a id award because students receiving feder al and/or sta t e aid are limited in the maximu m amount of aid that can be received. A student whose ful l n eed ha s been m et by oth er types of fin a ncial aid prior to re ceipt of a sc h o l ars hip will h ave that aid reduced b y t h e amount of the scholarship. If the student's full eligibility has not been m et, the sch olar s h ip will be allowed to satisfy t h e unmet need . Each st udent ' s situatio n i s tre a t ed individually. All sch o l ars h ips a r e based on the s tu dent's co ntinued eligibility an d availab l e funding.

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FINANCIAL AID 31 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 rang e from $100 to $1,500 per semester. Repayment of the loan begins nine months after the student graduates or ceases to b e enrolled in at least six credit hours eac h semeste r . The interest rate is 5 percent and i nterest begins t o accrue at repayment. All fir st time 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 (FFE L ) 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 the e funds, students and/or their parents mu st complete and submit, in addition to the FAFSA, a separate lender application to the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. Students must be enrolled at l east six credit h ours each semester and be degree-, certificate-or licensure -see king and be making Satisfactory progress with a complete ftle. Interest rates vary depending on the type of loan and the date the student borrows the firs t Federal Family Education Loan. For further information on interest rates, check the MSCD Financial Aid website as they vary each year. First time borrowers at MSCD are required to perform a Loan Entrance Interv iew over the Web before loans funds can be released to them. For additional lo an information please visit our website. You will find details of how to apply annual limits and lenders. Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans: are based on the student's need as determined by the MSCD Office of Financial Aid. Interest does not begin to accrue until six months after the student grad u ates or ceases to be enrolled in school at least half time (six credit hours per semester). Unsubsidized Federa l 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 int erest 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 .. Federal PLUS Loans: These loans are available to parents of dependent students. Applications are available from the MSCD Office of Financial Aid . Applications must first be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for processing . At MSCD, parents of dependent st udents may borrow up to the cost of education minu s the amount of financial aid received by the student from other sources eac h year. Please refer to the MSCD Financial Aid Web site (www. m sc d.edu /e nroll/finaid /i ndex.htm ) for more detailed information regarding loans. College Work-Study The State of Colo rado , 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 st udent 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 m ajo rit y of aU work-study awards are need-based , however, there are a limited number of positions offered directly th r ough various departments/offices on campus that are no need awards. The Financial Aid Package Once student eligibility is determined, an aid package i s 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 .

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32 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS Award Notification After the Office of Fina ncial Aid has determined the type and amount of ai d for which a student qualifies (aid package ), the tudent is emailed a n Award Notification. Dis bur s ement P r ocedure s : Awards a r e b ased on full tim e enrollm e nt. If a student is enrolled for l es s th a n 12 credit h ours eac h se me s ter , th e awa rd ma y be red uced /prorated. T h e fin a l awa rd a d j u st m e n t occ u rs o n c en s u s date (about the 1 2 th day of sc hool eac h f all and sprin g semester an d t h e 8th d ay of the summer se m es t er). Grants, Sc hol ars hips and Student Loans: All financia l aid awards ( with the exception of out-of sta t e loan c h ecks, co n sortium checks a nd some sc holarship funds ) are di sburs ed in t o the stude n t's account. The Business Office deducts any o ut s tanding ba l ance owed, including current tu i tio n a nd fees, and i s ues a c h eck for th e remain i ng funds. T his check is either mailed to the student o r t h e s tu dent can pick it up at the Cash i e r 's Office. This c heck can be u se d to purchase books and pay oth er educatio nall y r e lated expenses. Parent Loans : Fede ral PLUS funds are e l ectro nic ally s ubmitted or mailed from lenders to MSC D's Office of Financial Aid. Eligibility is verified an d then the check is mai l ed to the pa rent bo r rower unless th e p a r e nt a ut h o r i zes the st ude n t to rec eive the r efund. Work Study: Work-st u d y earn ings are paid bi weekly and are treated as wages earn ed. O u tstand ing balances owed to MSCD are not dedu cted from these earnings; however, st u dents are stro n g l y advised to pa y any outs t anding balance as soon as a work-study c heck is re cei ved . Please refer to the MSCD Web site (www.mscd.edu) for information regarding proration of aid disbursements. Repayment Policy Students w h o receive financial aid and wit hdraw offic i a lly or unofficially f ro m MSCD prior t o com pletion of a term m ay b e r equired to r epay a p o rti o n of fin ancial aid and scho l ars h ips . All required fina n c i a l a i d r e paym e nt s mus t be made to MSCD before the e n d of t h e c u rre n t aca d emic year o r b e f o re addi t ional Title IV f und s ca n b e di sb ursed t o the s tude n t, w h ic h ever occurs first. R e p ay m e n t i s m a de to the MSC D B u s i ne ss Office . P l ease go to MSC D 's Web s i te ( http:// www.mscd.edu) for more s p ecific information . Financial Aid a s a Form o f Payment Please refer to MSCD's Web site ( http: //www. mscd .edu) for information regarding payment of t u i t io n a nd fees with awarded aid . SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS Academic Advising At MSCD s tud ents are provided multiple sources of academic advisi n g support. Co n tin u ing studen t s with declared m ajors receive advising ass i s tance from the i r academic departments. New stude n ts a n d students without d ecla r e d major s receive advising support from the Acade mic Advising Center, CN 104. Services availab l e to students in the center include the following: assistance wit h cour e selec ti o n , sc hedulin g and registratio n ; help with l ong-te rm degree planning; identification of degree enhan ce m e n t s t r ategies ; a nd ongoing developm enta l adv i sing, including assistance with the major-minor se l ec t io n pro cess, a dju st m ent to college, etc. For addi t ion a l information call 303 -556-3680.

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 33 Alumn i Relat ions The Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Assoc iation , l oca t ed a t 1020 Ninth S treet Park primary mission is "To cultivate r elations hips, m otivate participation and create opportunities for a continu ous connectio n with the College, its alumni and the community. " The Alumni Office connects alumni to studen t s and th e co llege com munity through events, volunteer o pportunities, mentoring programs, alumni c h apters a nd annual giv ing opportunities w ith th e purpose of maint aining and ren ewi n g person a l relationships established during student days. Several alum ni pro g ram s and services are offered including: discounted ins u rance programs and career development r esources, l oan co n so l idation , credit uni on membership a nd free online tr a n scr ipts. In a dditi on, t h e Alumni Office sells the M e tro State co l l egiate license plates th at benefit student scholars hip s a nd alumni programs. The alumni associatio n also provides st udent s scho l ars hip s annually. For a detailed list of programs , ser v i ces a nd upcoming alumni events, visit www . mscd.edu/alumni.htm or contact the office directl y at 303-556-8320. Aurari a Campu s Police Depa r tment Th e Auraria Campus Police Department is fully certified and a uth o rized to provide po lice serv ices to th e Aur aria cam pu s and is proud to m aintain its reputation as one of the safest camp use s in th e s t ate. In addition to a police c h ief and 20 f ull time police officers, the Aura ria Campus Police Department employs security g u ards and communic at ion personnel. Officers patrol th e campus 24 hours per day, seven days per week, on foot, bicycles or golf carts, a nd in patrol car s . The Auraria Campus Police Department a l so provides a dd i t ional service s t o the campus community such as vehicle unlocks, crime preve nti on programs a nd emergency respo n ses and fingerprinting . The A u raria Campus Police Department is locate d a t 1 20 1 F ifth S treet . R outine calls-30 3-556-3271; EMERGENCY CALLS-911 (or use o n e of the many e m e rgen cy phone s locat ed around campus). Auraria Early Learning Cente r The cente r provides hi g h quality early childhoo d care and ed u cat i o n to the children of students, s t aff and faculty. A discovery, c h ild-oriente d approach is provid ed b y a professional teaching s taff to c hildr en ages 1 2 month s to 6 years. Preregistration is r equire d . Please call303-556-3188 for info rmation. Aurari a Parking and T ranspo r tat ion Service s P a rking Se rv ice s Departmen t D aily Fee Parking: (in-and -out privileges in Lot E only): daily fees range from $1.50 to $10.00. Several lot s are unattended and req uir e p u rchasing a receipt from the vending machine . Make sure the parking r eceipt is place d face-up on the driver's side of t h e da s hb oa rd. Receipts are vali d o nly on the da y and in the lot whe re purc h ased and are not transferable from one veh icle to another. With an A u raria l.D., parkin g is available in the Tivoli l o t for a maximum fee of $5.00. Permit Parking: Parkin g permits a r e available o n a semester basis. Th ey go on sal e o n the first day of regi stra ti on, the Monday prior to the s t art of the semester. Contact the P a rking Office at 303-556-2000 for more information. Motorist Assistance Pro gram: Personnel will help jump-start dead batteries and ass i st i n chang i ng tires. Jump er cab l es, bumper jacks, t ir e to o l s and gasoli n e cans a r e a l so ava i l able at n o cost to campus park ers. Call 303-556-2000 for assista nce. The Parking Services Department i s l ocated at 777 L aw renc e Way (firs t floor of th e p arking centre). Hours a r e from 7:30a.m. to 5:30p. m. Monday-Friday.

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34 SERVICES & PROGRAMS F OR S T UDENTS Handivan Services: The wheelchair-accessible handivan provides free on-campus transportation fo1 st ude nts, faculty and staff from 7:00a .m. to 10:00 p.m., MondayThursday and from 7:00a.m. to 6 : 0( p.m. on Friday. Call 303-556-2001 for information. Nig h trider : The Nightrider is a free sec urity escort serv ice for any campus parking lot. Service is avail ab l e from du sk to 10:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday during fall and spring seme ste r s . Call303-556-200 1 for information . Caree r Service s Central Classroom (CN) Room 203 303-556-3664 www.mscd.edu/-career Career Services offers assistance to studen t s and alumni in the following areas: Career events Fairs and semin a r s are held throughout the fall and spring semester s These events provide an opportunity to network with prospective employers and iden tify career opportunities. Information i s availa ble through the Career Services Web site www.mscd.edu/-career. Online employment service -A custo mized online employm ent serv ice for st udent s and alumni Post res ume s a nd other job search documents and searc h through current full-time, part-time anc intern s hip postings for e ntr y-level pos i tion s listed by e mplo yers specifically targeting Metro State . Career workshopsThese workshops provide information about resume writing, job searc h s trat egies, inter v iewin g skills, im age management and grad uat e school. Videotaped mock inter v iew ! are also available . Ca reer library-The librar y includes print and electronic resources, job vacancies, sa lar y s urvey s graduate school information , and various career research resources . Consult with Career Service! staff and l earn to utilize an extensive set of electronic r eso urces for career planning, searchable jot databases , and other job search tools. eCho ices and CX Onl i ne programs-These onl ine program s are comprehensive and easy to databases that provide inform atio n on occupations, colleges , financial aid reso urces , individual ized career planning , and career assess ments. Career counseling and career assess ments-Individuals are ass i ste d in clarifying their caree1 interests and personality strengths as they relate to college majors and the world of work. www.mscd.edu/ careerOur Web site ha s a weal th of information about jobs and careers. Come b y Career Services to get registered today ! Cente r f or the V i sual Ar t s Located off campus in the heart of LoDo, the Ce nter for the Visual Arts was created in 1990 by Metro t c serve the College and the Rock y Mountain region . Open all year, the cente r organizes and hosts exhibitions including a rti s t s of national and international significance, which otherwise would b unavailabl e to the Co llege community an d state populace. The CVA is a cornerstone of the N.A.S.A.D accredited art department. Past exhibitions have included works by Sandy Skoglund, Picasso, Alfred Stieglitz, Romare Beard e n and the art of Haiti, Australia and Japan . The center hosts MSCD's BFA Hon ors Thesis exhibit i on featuring the works of th e College's outstanding art student s an d a bi an nual e xhi bition of the Metro art faculty. Education and community outreach are important facets of the Center and students, i nclu ding t h e Art Department' s 1000 majors and 12, 000 members of the genera l public visi t t h e Center eac h year. Visitor! take advantage of the many l ectures, tours and workshops available in conjunction with the exhibit i o n s . Outreach programs, providing art workshops and activities for Denver's at-risk youth are another ele ment of the center's educat ion program and commitme n t t o the co mmunity. Work-study positions . internships and volunteer opportunities are only a few ways th at Metro students can become invo lved

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 3 at the center. Met r opolitan State Co lleg e of Denver's 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. The Children,s College The Childr en ' s College provides exemplary , on-campus children's programs. During the fall and spring semesters, the center offers pre sc ho o l programs; in the summer it provides a Summer Enr ichm ent Pro gram for elementary age children . Available to the Aura ria campus and to the Denver community, these pro grams are part of the College's teacher education program. The classrooms are under the direction of master t eac h e r s who are trained and experienced in either early childhood or elementary ed u cation . The master teachers plan a n age-appropriate program to pro vide quality l ea rni ng experiences that meet the developmental needs of the children. MSCD and CCD teacher education students also work in the classroom providing a high adult/child ratio with opportunities for sma ll groups and individual attention . The Summer Enrichment Program is academic in content , but recognizes children ' s needs for fun and different learning experiences in summer. Our class is for children ente ring first or second grade in the fall. Part time and full time schedu l es are available. Call 303-556-2439 for more information. Counseling Center The Counseling Center s t aff provides services to currently enrolled Met r opolitan 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 Edu cation Program. Students may r e que st an appoint ment for their first visit in advance . Follow-up appointments are made to accommodate class schedules. The taff also provides consultations to faculty, staff, and student groups upon request. Facu l ty are enco urag ed to invite Counse lin g Center staff to address mental health issues in their classes. The cente r is open from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Mon d ay-Friday. For additional information call303 556-3132 . We are l oca t ed in Tivoli 651. Access Center for Disability Accommodations and Adaptive Technology Providing equa l opportunity is a n important and s hared responsibility at Metro State. The Access Cen ter shares this responsibility by assisting students with documented disabilities in reaching their aca demi c potential. Our office strives to accomplish this by providing q u alified students with disabilities reasonable academic accommodations as mandated under ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Disability categories served by our office include: ADD/ ADHD , systematic illness, deaf/HOH, learn ing, cognitive , psychological , vision, and physical. Students requesting accommodations need to contac t the Access Center and arrange an intake inter view. Students will need to provide appropriate documentation that de scri bes the ir diagnosed disability and current functional limitations. Based on the provided documentation, it will be determined which accommodations and/or services the student is eligible to receive. Examples of accommodations and services include: extended exam time, peer note takers, interpr eters, a lt ernative text, priority r egistration and disability counse lin g and advocacy. The Access Cen ter provides eligib l e students with access to some of the latest adaptive technology. Approved students will receive training and access to a variety of hardware and software products in o ur computer lab area. Software avai l ab l e for use includes jAWS, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ZoomText and TextHelp Read &Write . The Access Center i s located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116. For further information, call 303-556 8387 or access the Web site at www . mscd .edu/access.

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36 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS Extended Campus Fully accredited courses are offered at two convenient locations in the Denver metro area: Metro Soutl5660 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard , Greenwood Village , 303 721-1313 and Metro North, 11990 Gran Street, Northglenn, 303-450-5111. Extended Campus offers evening, weekend and accelerated classes. I : addition , it offers a variety of formats incl u ding telecourses, online courses and correspondence course : Extended Campus schedu les are available eac h semester. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Services at Auraria Gay , Lesbian , Bisexual , Transgender ( GLBT ) Student Services is open to all Auraria students as reso u rce for exp l oring issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. This program offers a variety o s u ppo rt, ed u cation and advocacy services for the entire campus community: s u ppo r t for t h ose who may have questio n s about sex u a l orientation a n d gender identity advocacy for students experiencing d i scrimination or h arassment based on a real or perceived l esbian, bisexual or transgender identity speakers bureau for classes and e vents on various aspects of sexual orientation, gender identity a no related issues training programs a n d workshops about combating homophobia, transphobia, working wit ! GLBT individua ls, and sensitivity cons i derations l ibrary of books, videos and re s ource ftles available for research and leisure sponsored events; educational , academic, and social; such as Nationa l Coming Out Day Celebra tion, GLBT Awareness Month keynote speaker , World AJDS Day, Transgender Day of Remem b r ance and many other forum s provid i ng information and dialogue about GLBT issues T h e GLBT Student Services office is located in the Tivo l i S tu dent Unio n , Room 213, and is staffed b y • d i rector w i th t h e support of student emp l oyees and volunteers. Input and invo l vement from t h e entir • campus community are welcomed. For addit i onal information call 303-556-6333 , v i s i t www.glbtss.or; or email info @ glbtss.org. Health Center at Auraria All MSCD student s have access to medica l services at the Hea l th Center. St udent h ealth i ns u ra nce i N O T required in order to use the H e alth Center. Physicians, physician assistants, nur se practit ioner and medical assistants staff the facility . Students will be asked to compl ete a sign-in sheet and s how: current semester ID card eac h tim e the y check in. Ser vices include treatment of illness and injuries, lab testing, medications, p h ysica l s, annual GYN exams sexually transmitted disease information/testing, birth control information/services, m inor surger} cho l es t erol screen i ng, immunizations , HIV testing, blood pressure checks, casting , sutur i n g and X-ray Payment is required at the t ime of service except for students who participate in the Student Health Jnsur ance Program. Plan exceptions or co-pay s may apply. Walk-in services begin at 7:50a.m. , Monday-Friday. Walk i n access varies daily, contingent upon wher all pat i ent slots have been filled; thus , the dai l y closure time for walk-in care is variable . Patients an encouraged to call for an appointment or wal k in as early as possible. The Health Center at Auraria i . l ocated in the Plaza Building, Room 150, on the lower level. Brochures with additional information an available at the Healt h Center or go to our Web site at http : //www.mscd . ed u /student /resources/hea l th/ For f urther d etai l s call 303-556-2525. High School Upward Bound T hi s program is designed to generate the skills and motiva t ion necessary for success in and beyon< hig h school for youths who are low-income and first generation college-bo u nd students. T h e prograrr

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I SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 37 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 coun seling and enrichment program. Upon complet ion of their high sc h ool studies, program partici pants a r e enrolle d in the Upward Boun d Bridge Program, prior to pursuing their full time postsecond ary studies at a n in s titution of their choice and ab ility. This program develops creat ive thinking, effec tive expression and positive attitudes toward learni ng. The students are recruited at th e beginning of their sophomore year in high schoo l from five target-area high sc hools l ocated in Denver County (East, Lincoln, Manua l , North, an d West High School). For additional informat ion call303-556-2812 . Immigrant Services Program The Immigrant Services Program provides assista nce to students whose first language i s not English. The program offers intensive academic and personal advising, assessment, tutoring , ass i stance 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 Metropo l itan State College of Denver provides students with the opportunity to use the most current techno l ogy either on campus or from h ome. Metropolita n State College of Denver offers 30 computer laboratories for use by all current students. The software in l aboratories ranges from word proces si ng and computer graphics to the most current engineering software. Infor m ation on the lo cation and operatin g hours of studen t l abs is avai l ab l e in the current class schedule or at www.mscd.ed u/-complabs. MSCD students needing adaptive eq uipment or add iti onal assistance with technology due to a disability can visit the Access Center, Library Room 116. T he computer lab currently has software to assist students with hearing, learning, visua l and orthopedic disabilities. Fur ther information is available at www .m sce.edu/-access; 303-556-8387 ( Access Center). The MSCD homepage (http: //www .mscd.edu ) provides man y online services for students including : • online registration • online admission s • orientation and assessment • financial aid records • course catalog, and class sched ul es Responsible Use Policy Before any student receives an e-mail 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 th e stability of the computing environment. It is important to be familiar with the terms of the Responsible Use Policy as misuse of comp utin g resources may includ e suspens ion of computing privileges, refer ral to an appropriate authority on camp u s and referra l to a law enforcemen t agency. Discip l inary action by the College may includ e suspe n sio n , expulsion and requirements to mak e financial re sti tution . 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 s tudents with the best possible computing service on campus and from home. Assistance is available in the student labs or through the MSCD Center for Techno l ogy Services at 303-556-8325.

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38 SERVICES & PRO G RAMS FOR STUDENTS Internat ional Stu dent Services MSCD pro vide s a variety of service s to international s tudents attendi n g MSCD . These i nclude counsel ing on visas, school transfe rs, work per mission and h o u s ing ; conducting academic a nd cultural orien tat ion sessions; assi s ting with immigratio n issues; prov iding inform a tion to em ba ssies and spo nsors ; advis in g on academic issues; and orga ni z ing soc ial a nd c ultur a l events . Intern at i o n a l students s houl d contact the Academic A dv i s ing Center. Please see Int ernational a nd Inter cultura l E duc ation on page 55 of thi s Catalog. Metro Bridg e Program T h e Metro Bridg e Progra m's m ission i s to facilitat e the s ucc essfu l trans ition of high school graduates as they enter Metro State and t o in crease the academic preparedness, retention , and grad u ation of par ticipants in the intensive s ummer program . Progr am pa r t icip ants develop throug h academic a nd social learning communitie s that unite st ud ents from diverse cu l tural and soc ial back grounds in an environ ment that promote s aca demic excellence and collegiality. Stude nt s receive a sch o l ars hip for the summe r program, earn college cre dit, and participate in enrichment workshops and activities that e nhance their summer experience, tra nsition , and con nection to Metroplit an State College of Denver . The office i s loc a ted in Ce n tral C l assroo m Build ing, Room 102. For information call 303-556-4023 . Metro North and Metro South Please see Extended Campus on pag e 36 of thi s Catalog. Short-Term Emergency Student Loan Program Th e ShortT e rm E mer gency St ud ent Loa n Progr am offers s hort -term (30-day) interest -free l oans to e l i gible MSC D s tud ents up to $210.00 per seme s t er. Applicat ion s are avai l a ble at the Scholar s hip Ce nt e r in th e Central C l assroo m , room 1 20D, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m . to 5 p.m . Qua l ifying c riteri a, proce dure s for s ubmi ssion a nd onlin e app l icat ions are availabl e through our webs it e (www .mscd.edu/enroll / finaid/ r esources/shortterm loan) ; o r co ntact the ShortTerm Loan office in the Scholarship Center a t 3 03-352-4 247. Student Travel Program The Student Travel Program i s ple ased t o offer fundin g opportunities up to $2,000 to qualified student groups and up to $650 for qualified indiv idual s tudent s to he l p facilitate their a ttendance at educational conference s nationwide. ( Individu a l stu d ents ma y only be considered when th ey h ave been invited to give po s ter present a tions, conference workshop s or papers, or th ey have so m e other significant ro l e in the co nfer e nce. ) Expenses for tra n spo rtation, conference r eg i s tr a tion , a nd l odging may b e conside red for funding from Studen t Travel. S tud e nts mus t for mall y apply for thi s funding at l east two months prior to the event, a long wit h their facu lty o r administrative advisor w ho ha s agreed to a tt e nd the con ference with them . Detai l ed inf ormation abo ut s tud e nt eligibility, procedures f o r ap plying, th e proposal due dates, other qualifying cr it eria and the onlin e applicatio n a r e available on our we b site at www.mscd. edu/-travel. More information i s also avai l able in Tivoli 311, or call303.556.3559 or 303.556.5026. Student Intervention Services Stud e nt Interv ention Services (SIS) adm inister s a nd e n forces th e Academi c Stand in g Policy b y worki n g closel y with Academic Affairs. SIS works w ith man y acade mically strugg lin g s tudent s whose cumulative GPA is bel ow 2 . 0, and with Re-admit stu dent s whose cumulative GPA i s below 2.0. St ud ents are ass i ste d wit h developin g an indiv idualized s u ccess s trategy whic h may include ass istanc e with ad vis ing , schedul ing, a nd referr a l s to appro priate ser vices. SIS a l so r eviews a nd makes d ecis ion s o n S u s p e n sio n Appeals

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS 39 for Academically S u spended students wanting to re m a i n enrolled at t h e College. Studen t s identified as needing our serv i ces are notified by e-mai l and an academic hold is p l aced on their r eg i stration until the y meet with a SIS staff member. SIS also administers the Academic Alert Program which provides staff and faculty with mid -term grades to assist students as early as poss i ble in the semes t er . Student Success Program The Student Success Program ' s (SSP) goal is to ass i st provi s ionall y admitted students with comprehen sive a nd individua l ized services to successfully transition them into Metro State. The structured services and programming that SSP offers are peer a dvising, academic monitoring, and refer ral to other cam pu s services. These efforts are to positively affect retention and graduation rates, and for the students to help themselves through college. Students admitted under this provision will be contacted after they have attended orientation and taken t h e asses sment tests and registered for class. The office is located in the Central Classroom Building 102,303 -556-4023. Student Support Services Program The Student Support Services program is designe d to improve the retention and grad u at ion rates of fir s t generation, low-income students and students with disabilities at MSCD. Students enrolled in the program receive tutoring , personal counseling, academic advising, assistance in obtain i ng financial aid, and opportunities to participate in cu l tural activities. The program a l so provide s educational and grad u ate school works h ops, computer assisted instruction a n d basic skills instruction in r eadi ng, writing, and mathematics. The Office of Student Support Services is located in Central C lassroom 20 I. For more inform a tion call 303-556 4722. The Spring International Language Center at Auraria I ntensive Englis h classes at the Spring Internationa l Language Center focus on all language skills: grammar, reading, wri t ing and listening/speaking, in addi tion to specia l e l ect i ves that students can choose each term , suc h as TOEFL preparation , vocabulary building and pronunciation . Five nine-week terms are offered throughout the year to enable students to complete their E ngli sh study quickly. Students are placed at one of the six levels, with standardized evaluat ion tests at the completion of each l evel. Spring I nternational Language Center is l ocated on the fourth floor of the Tivoli Student Un ion, Room 454. For more information call 303-534-1616. Tivoli Student Union The Tivoli Student Union, managed by Student Auxiliary Services, i s the heart of campus service and social activities. The Student Unio n h o u ses Student Government, Act i v i ties and Life offices as well as the newspaper offices for the Commun ity College of Denver, Metro State and the Univers it y of Colorado a t Denver. Other MSCD offices located here include the Tutoring Center, e.den Student Computer Lab, the Counseling Ce n ter, New Student Orientation , Testi n g and Assessme nt, and the UCD Career Co u nseling Center . You will a l so find the tri-institutional office of the GLBT at the S tu dent Union. Additional student services at the Tivoli Student Union include the Aura ria Campus Bookstore, Campus Computers, the Club Hub, Click's! Copy Center, Conference Services, and the ID Program and Comm uter Resource Cen ter. Confere nce Services, located i n room 325, will h elp you make arrangements for meeting space in the Tivoli , St. Francis, St. Cajetan's and the P.E. Even t Center , as well as outdoor tab l e rentals . If you want a break or a quiet place to study, the Tivo l i St u dent Union is just the place. Wi th a wide var i ety of food venues you will find a p l ace to suit you r appetite, schedu l e and budget. If you would rather retreat , you can watch TV in the Roger Braun Student Lounge , play a game of pool at S i g i 's Pool Hall

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40 SERVICES & PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS and Arcade, meet a study group in the multic ultural lounge or study in total silence in the Garage Quite S tud y Lounge. For more information about the Tivoli Student Union, call 303-556-6330 . Tutoring Program The Tutoring Program prov ides free tutoring assistance to all students enrolled at Metropolitan State College of Denver in an effort to promote academic s u ccess . The Tutoring Center promotes an environ ment th at is welcom in g to the diverse student bod y of Metro by providing professionally trained tutors w h o a r e compete nt in subject material and areas such as diversity , l earning styles, an d communication. You can either schedule a sess ion with a t utor or you can simply drop in during our group tutoring times. The office is located in the Tivoli on the second floor, Room 219. Veterans Services The Veterans Services Office assists students in procuring their GI Bill ed u cation entitlement. The Vet erans Ser v i ces Office acts as th e liaison between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affair s and th e veteran/ dependent st ud e n t . Different VA classifications provide different types of entitlement . St udent veterans/ dependents may be eligible for tutorial assistance, VA work-st udy, advance payment, emergency studen t loans, etc. The office also certifies and tracks the academic progress of entitled veterans. If there are any q u est i ons or problems regarding eligibility, payment, tutoring, etc., please speak with a r epresentative in CN 105 or call 303-556-2993. Veterans Upward Bound Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded GED/college preparatory p rogram desi gned to p rovid e academ i c refresher train i n g and advising to qual ifying veterans who are pursuing a GED certi fica t e and/or are preparing to enter post-secondary education. Academic instruction is available in the s ub ject areas of English, mathematics, science, computer literacy a nd foreign language. This program is a l so an opportunity for veterans to re-establish fundamental ideas a nd study habits which are p r erequisites for successful performance at the post secondary educationa l l evel. Additionally, Veterans Upward Bound provides access to academic resources , emp l oyment referra ls, assistance wit h VA benefits applications, and referrals to vario u s com muni ty assistance organizations. Women's Services The Institute for Women's Studies a nd Services i s committed to the empowe rment of women through ed u cation. To h e l p s tudents have a positive college experie nce, women ' s ser vices provides referra l s to camp u s and community resources , informatio n about sch o lar ships, assista nce with the process of en t e r ing MSCD, advocacy services for students dealing with harassment or discrimination, and prog r ams and events that focus on issues of particula r concern to women. The institute houses a small library w i th a variety of books and other resource mat eria l s on women's experie n ces, histories a nd con tribu t i o n s to soc iety. Students who need assistance shou l d make an appointment with the associate director of the In stit ute for Women's Studies and Serv ices. Writing Center The Wri t ing Center staff of composition in st ructors and trai n ed writing tutors i s committed to work in g with students in developing their writing ab ilities. Tutors help students ide ntify problem areas an d pro vide i n structio n on how to elim inate them . Through one-o n -one in str u ction, tutors teach students t o gen erate, organize, and develop ideas; to rev ise and edit wit h confidence; and to hand l e iss ues of format and documentation. For more informati on contact the Writing Center at 303-556-6070.

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STUDENT LIFE 41 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. These co-curricular programs include e du cational, cu ltu ra l , r ecreationa l and social interact ion as well as unique opportunities for l eadership development. To l earn more about these services, visi t our offices located in the Tivoli Student Union , Room 311 or call 303-556-3559. Our Web site i s http://www . mscd . ed u / studlife. In addition, the Office of St u dent Life a l so administe r s th e following p ro g rams: Student Affairs Board (SAB ) The Student Affairs Board enables students to have continuous repre sentation in the use and allocation of their student affa irs fees. The SAB is comprised of st ud ent govern m ent representatives, faculty senat e r epresentatives and administrative representatives . Student Problem Action Network (SPAN) The SPAN P r ogram is a network of volunteer advisors who h elp students reso lve problems they may be expe ri encing with facu lty, staff or other st ud ents in the MSCD classroom or workplace. Adv i sors are there to: help sort out th e facts in a give n sit u ation, iden tify specific issues and concerns, recognize the perspective of others involved in a sit u atio n , articulate options for reso lut ion, formulate strategies for reso l ving the situation , help navigate campus systems and advise the st udent on how to implement the chose n strategy. Outstanding Student and Who's Who Awards-The Office of St udent Life partners w ith academic departments and hosts the annual college-wide Outstanding Student Awards and the selection of nomi nees for Who' s Who in American Universities and Colleges. Judicial Affairs The responsibility of the Office of Judicial Affairs is t o administer the discipline sys t e m for MSCD. MSCD ' s Standards of Conduct clearly state the College's expectations for student behav i or. For additional information, refer to the Student Handbook or visit the Tivoli, Room 311. Infor m ation is also available on our website at: www.m scd.edu/-judicial. Student Activities Tivoli Student Union (TV ) 305 (303 ) 556-2595 http:/ /studentactivities.mscd.edu The Office of St udent Activities enr i c hes students ' college exper i ences by h e lpi ng them "Get Involved & Learn More " about campus life through dynamic activities such as events , co-curric ular opportunities, s tud ent organizations, leadership education and Metro COOL. Programs, Events a nd Co-curricu lar Opportunities help to stimu l a te, educate , challe nge and entertain the s tu dent body . Through co-sponsorships with o th er universities, st ud ent organizatio n s and academic d epartments, Student Activities facilitates bringing prominent national and local figures and sti m ulat ing experiences to the students . Specific programs include the following : Distinguished Lecture Series This series hosts locally, regionally and internation ally recognized speakers who inspire students to think critical l y about current issues and events. Student Organization Services Metro Student Organizations provide a variety of programs that are stimulating an d invigoratingenhancing students' co-curricular and extracurricular experiences. Student Organizat ion Services can assist in helping students find the right o r ganizatio n or in creating a new one. We have more than 100 registered Student Organizations at Metro State .

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42 STUDENT LIFE Leadership join other students in exp lorin g leadership through workshops, seminars , speakers and conferences. These programs are designed to give you t h e tool to c reate c h ange in your community. Over 300 st u dents participate in one of our leadership programs each year. A brand new program this fall, the Citi zen Leadership Program brings all of these resource s together in a structured program , allowing for individual creativity and development. Metro COOL Metro COOL is a campus-wide program offering on-going and one time volun teer opportunities. Stu dents can match up with l ocal agenc ies looking for volunteers with our on-line database through the Student Activit ies Website. Metro COOL also sponsors monthly service events designed to make imme d i ate impact on a community while connecting Metro st ud ents to one anoth er . Make impact on your community today! Student Technological Services Student Technological Services is on the fro nt lin e creating int eractive, technologically st imul ating and highly dynamic digital media. Through our efforts , the campus broadcasts events live across the Inter net. By a r chiving videos of campus events for future release and Internet viewing, we are able to provide a wider outreach to those who are interested in campus arc hi ves. Student Technological Services also maintains and develops an online Discussion Forum for campus involvement , and creates interactive resource CDs and DVDs for a full service o nlin e activitie s office. Laptop Lease This exciting program provides students wit h an opportunity to lease an Apple laptop for a semester at a n affordable price. T hese l aptops are the l atest in technology offering t h e abi lit y to compute any where on campus and access the Internet wire l essly around campus . Enjoy the ability to write your term paper from the luxury of your bed or under the old oak tree in the park. Student Government Assembly Metropolitan State College Student Government Assemb l y is an elected body that exist s to represent and act in the interests of the student s . Stude nt Government Assembly (or SGA) w o rks to create oppor tunities for st ud en t involvement and success through its programs, and works to susta in and improve them each year. SGA includes three additiona l elected representatives : the Board of Trustees Student Representative and the two representatives to the Student Advisory Committee to the Aura ria Board ( SACAB). Together the assembly work s to e n sure that students ' voices are heard and represented in all levels of the College ' s adm ini st r at ion. The SGA offices are located in the Tivoli Studen t Union, Room 307, phone number 303-556-3312. Our Web site is http:/ / www.mscd.edu/ sga. Student Media The Office of St ud ent Media, l ocated in Tivoli Room 313, produces a variety of student-operated media designed to keep the campus informed and entertained . The office's diverse staff of students produces a weekly n ewspaper, The Metropolitan ; a weekly video newscast, The Met Report; a web-based radio sta tion, Met Radio; an annual literary and arts mag a z ine , Metrosphere; and the annua l Student Handbook. The Metropolitan offers stude nt s the opportunity to explore s u ch fields as reporting, photography, Web page design, graphic arts , marketing and advertising through work experience. The Metropolitan and its Web site, The Met Online (http://metonline.mscd.edu}, are produced entirely by MSCD students and are published weekly during the fall and sp rin g and monthly during the summer . The Emmy Award-wi nnin g Met Report can be seen weekly on Comcast Channe l 54 or on the Internet at http://metreport.mscd.edu. The newscast keeps students informed on campus happenings and Den ver news. Met Radio offers diverse, student produced programming through its webcast at http://metradio.mscd. edu or at FM 88.3 in the Tivoli.

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STUDENT LIFE 4 Metrosphere, MSCD's annual literary and arts magazine, is published each spring and features poetry, fiction, non-fiction , art and photography. Submissions for the student-produced magazine are accepted during the fall semester. Copies are distributed free t o students and are available in Tivo l i Room 313. Metrosphere can be found online at http://metrosphere . mscd.edu. The Student Handbook is a complete guide to navigating Metro State. Publish ed eac h year, the handbook offers information on everything from e-mail accounts to financial aid, as well as a section on academic and campus policies. It also is online at http://handbook.mscd.edu. Students interested in working for the Office of Student Media should visit Tivoli Room 313 and fill out an application, or call 303-556-2507 . Campus Recreation The Campus Recreation at Auraria program is among the most affordable ways that students have found to enjoy themselves, a nd it is among the be t recreation program offered in Colorado. The program is composed of the Drop-In Program ( informal recreation ), I n tram urals , Club Sports, Outdoor Adventure and the Phys ically Challenged Program. Student membership is free with a current, validated student !D. The Drop-in Program provides group and individual activities for students, faculty, staff, alumni and gue s ts. Facilities includ e four basketball courts, 12 tennis courts, volleyball courts, a 25-yard indoor poo l , eight handball/racquetball courts, two s qua s h courts, a weight room, a fitness center, a dance studio, a baseball field, oftball 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, Hea lth y Lifestyles , which consists of a variety of noncredit instructional workshops , clinics and seminars. Check the Drop-in Program schedule in Room 108 of the Ph ysical Education Building or call303-556-3210 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 division s are offered to ensure participation for all ability levels. Activities include flag football , basketball, floor hockey, volle y ball, racquetball and squas h leagues, as well a tennis and golf tournaments. Club Sports provides students, faculty and staff members the opportunity to develop their individual a thl etic abilities in an organized group setting. The present clubs, which are all studen t initi ated, include aikido, fencing, men's lacro sse, men and women's rugby, men's volleybaLl, coed wa:er polo , badminton, ski/snowbashers, and tai chi. Outdoor Adventure provides the opportunity to expe ri ence the beauty a nd challenge of nature through organized trips. The program provide s outdoor recreational expe rience s emphasizing ski ll acquisition, social interaction, environmental awareness, and safety. Some of the many adventures offere d are bik ing , canoeing, cross-country ski ing, downhill skiing, family-fun outin gs, hiking, ice climbing, kayak ing!r afting, naturalist outings, rock climbing , and sailing . The program also provides rental equipment, includin g camping and hiking gear, canoes, cross-country skis, mountain bik es, and roller blades. The office is located in the basement of the Event Cen ter. The Phy ically C h allenged Program offers a variety of sporting, recreational, and fitness opportunities for students with physical or learning limitations . The adaptive programs/servi ces e ncompass one-onone or group sessions that assist in using the recreational facility. Information on planned group activi ties or individual h e lp sessions is available in the Even t s Center, Room 108, 303-55 6-3210. Intercollegiate Athletics The Intercollegiate Athletics program plays an integral role in campu s life at The Metropolitan State College of Denver. MSCD offer 12 intercoLlegiate sports programs: baseball , m en's baske tball, women 's

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44 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS basketball, men's cross country, women's cross country, men's soccer, women's soccer, men's swim minE and d i v i ng, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, wo m en's tennis and women's volleyball. T h e teams , nicknamed the Roadrunners , compete at the Division II level of the Natio nal Collegiate Ath letic Association ( NCAA). T h e Roadrunners a r e members of the 14-member Rocky Mountain Athlet i c Co nfer ence ( RMAC) , wh i c h was founded i n 1 909 and feat u res modest-sized schools with limited a th l et i c bu dgets. Scholarships are available for each of the 12 intercollegiate sports . They are distributed by individual coac hes on the basis of me r it, ath l etic ability and team needs. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly bas is. T h e Intercollegiate Athletics Office i s l ocated in t h e Administrat ion B uil d i ng, S u ite 560RR, 303556-8300. ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Credit for Prior Learning Successful completio n of nat i onal examina tions, departme ntal examina t ions, or a prior l earning po r tfo lio, o r assessment of nonaccre d ited traini n g programs thro u gh published guides may be used to awar d credit or may pe r mit placement in advanced courses. A s t udent may earn up to 60 semester hours of credit toward degree req u ire m ents using prior l earning cred i t options. Th i s c r edit will be posted to the s tud e n t's reco r d after the co m pletion of 8 sem ester hours of residency cred i t at MSCD. Prior learning credit may not be u sed toward the last 12 sem ester hours of a degree program, does not substitute for residency requirements , and cannot be used to challenge prerequisite courses for courses a l ready com p l eted. Stude nts a r e advise d t h at letter grades are not assig n ed for suc h c r edit, a n d so m e institut i o n s may not accept t ransfer credi t s t hat do no t include letter grades. Additiona l information is availab l e from the offices indicated in each section below. Advanced Placement E x aminations Students who have performed satisfactorily i n special collegel evel courses whi le in high schoo l , and who have p assed appropriate Adva n ced Placeme n t (A P ) examinat i ons conducted by the College Entra nce Exami n ation Board may have offic ial scores s u bmitted directly to the Office of Admis i o n s for co n sid eration for college c r edit. Th i s office, in consu l tation with the appropriate department chair, determines the amount and nature of t h e credit and/or advanced placement granted. AP credit is awarded after the co m pletio n of 8 credit h ours at MSCD (see following c h art). Students s h o u ld contact www.colleg eboard.com or 888-225-5427 to request official AP scores; MSCD's AP code is 4505. CO U RSE CREDIT AWA RD S FOR A DVANC E D PLACEMENT E X A MS APSCORE 2 3 4 5 Biol ogy B I O 1080-3 BIO 1080-3 B I O 1080-3 & B I O 1090 1 & BIO 1090-1 & BIO 1090-1 Chemistry CHE 1800-4 C HE 1800 4 CHE 1800-4 CHE 1810 -4 CHE 1810-4 CHE 1850-2 CHE 1850-2 Computer CSI 1300-4 CSI 1300-4 Sci ence (A) Compu ter CSI 1 050 -4 CSI 1050-4 CSI 1050-4 Science (AB) CSI 2050-4 CSI 2050-4 Economics ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3 ECO 2010-3 ( Macro) Eco n omics ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 ECO 2020-3 (Micro)

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 4 English ENG 1010-3 ENG 1 0 1 0-3 ENG 1 010-3 (Comp & Lit ) ENG 1100-3 ENG 1020-3 ENG 1020 -3 ENG 1100-3 ENG 1100 -3 English ENG 1 010-3 ENG 1010-3 ENG 1010-3 (Lang & Comp) ENG 1020-3 ENG 1 020-3 Gov ' t & Politics PSC 1010 -3 PSC 1010 -3 PSC 1010 -3 (U . S.) Gov ' t & Politics PSC 1020-3 PSC 1 020-3 PSC 1020-3 (Compa r ative) GeographyGEG 1 300-3 GEG 1 300-3 GEG 1 300-3 Human En vironmen t a l ENV 1 200 3 ENV1200-3 ENV1200-3 Science Hi story HIS 1 0 1 0-3 HIS 1 0 1 0-3 HI S 1 010-3 (E uropean ) HIS 1 020-3 HI S 1020-3 History HIS 1210-3 HIS 1 2 1 0-3 HI S 1210-3 (Amencan) HIS 1 220-3 HI S 1220-3 APSCORE 2 3 4 5 French FR-3 FRE 2010-3 FRE 2010-3 Language FRE 2110-3 FRE 2020-3 FRE 2110-3 Fr e n c h Lit erature FRE 2 110 -3 FRE 2110-3 FR-3 FRE 3010 3 German GER 1020-5 GER 211 0-3 GE R 2110-3 GER2110-3 L a n g u age GER 2 1 2 0-3 GE R 2 120 -3 GER 2120-3 GER 231 0-3 GER 2310-3 GER 2320-3 German GER 1020-5 GER 2110-3 GE R 2110-3 GER2110-3 Literature GER 2 1 20-3 GER 2 1 20-3 GER 2120-3 GER 231 0-3 GE R 2310-3 GER 2320-3 Hi story HIS 1210-3 HIS 1 2 1 0-3 HI S 1210-3 (A m e n can) HI S 1220-3 HIS 1 220-3 HIS 1 220-3 Hi story HIS 1010 -3 HIS 1010-3 HI S 1010 -3 (Europea n ) HI S 1020-3 HI S 1020-3 Hi sto r J HIS 1030-3 HIS 1 030-3 HIS 1030-3 (Worl ) HIS 1 040-3 HI S 1040-3 Math (C alc AB) MT H 1 400-4 MTH 1410 -4 MTH 1 410-4 Math (Calc B C) MTH 1 400-4 MTH 1410-4 MTH 1 410-4 MTH 2410-4 MTH 2410-4 Ph ysics ( 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 Ph ysics PHY 23114 PHY 2311-4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Mec hanics ) PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321-1 PHY 2321-1 Physics PHY 2311-4 PHY2311 -4 PHY 2311-4 (C-Mag netism, PHY 232 1 1 PHY 2321-1 PHY 232 1 1 E l ec) PHY 2331 -4 PHY 233 1 4 PHY 2331-4 PHY 2341-1 PHY 234 1 1 PHY 234 1 1 Psychology PSY 1001-3 PSY 1 00 1 -3

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46 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Spa ni s h Lan g u age Spa ni s h Literature Stat i stics S P A 1020 -5 SPA 1020-5 International Baccalaureate SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA2110-3 S P A 2120-3 MTH 1210 -4 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310 3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2320-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2110-3 SPA 2 1 20-3 SPA 2120-3 SPA 2310-3 SPA 2310-3 MTH 1 210 4 MTH 1210-4 MSCD r ecognizes the high level of achieve ment that the International Baccalaureate (!B) Diploma Pro gra m represents . Students w h o comple t e the I B Diploma Program and the IB exam i nations are g uar anteed admiss ion to the College and are eligible to receive credit and advanced p l aceme n t standi ng . To receive credit, a student must receive at l east a score of four ( 4) on each IB examination and call 212-696-4464 to request that official sco res be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions from the IB orga ni zat i on. For s p ecific eq u iva l encies, see th e table be low. Please contact th e Office of Admission s at 303-556-3058 for more i nform ation. Stude nt s s h ould cons u l t with the appropriate department for fur ther a dvi sing and w ith their major departme nts about accep tan ce of credits toward t h eir majors . I NTERNA TIO NA L B ACCA L AUREATE TRANSFE R C R E DI T A W A RD IB Exam Level of Exam MSCD Equivalence Semester MSCD General Exam Score Ho u r s Studies Area Anthropology Higher 4 thru 7 ANT 1 310 w/ 3 hr s 6 Social Sciences elective Stan dard 4 thru 7 Anthropology elective 3 Social Sciences Art-Design A Higher 4 thru 7 ART 1200 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Standard 4 thru 7 ART 1 200-3 3 Art-Vis u a l Higher 4 thru 7 Art e l e ct ive 6 Standard 4 thru 7 Art e l ective 3 Biology Higher 5 thru 7 B10 1080 -3, B10 1090-1 w 2 hrs 6 Natural Sciences elective Higher 4 Biology elective 6 Standard 4 thru 7 B10 1000-3 3 Natural Sciences Che mistr y Higher 4 thru 7 C HE 1100 4,CHE 1150-1 w / 1 6 Natural Sciences hr elective Standar d 4 thru 7 CHE 1010-3 3 Natura l Sciences Co mputer Science High er 4 thru 7 CMS 1 010-3 w/ 3 hr s elective 6 Standard 4 t h r u 7 CMS 1010 -3 3 Economics Hig h er 4 thru 7 ECO 2010 -3 w/ 3 hrs elective 6 Social Sciences Standa r d 4 thru 7 Economics elect ive 3 Social Science English (A-1) Higher 4 thru 7 ENG 1010-3 , ENG 11003 6 Compositio n 3 Arts & Letters 3

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48 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS College-Le vel Examination Program (CLEP) The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) consists of a series of national standardized examinations. They are designed to evaluate nonac credi ted college -level learning in orde r to award credit for successful demon stratio n of thi s knowledge. Based on the results of one or more of the CLEP examinations that are accepted at MSCD, the College ma y award up to 30 credits toward the General Studies requirements . T hus, s tud ents may test o ut of many of the traditional courses required during the fresh m an year . Stu dents are advised to check with their major departments for information on specific General Studies requirements that may not be met through the use of CLEP examinations. MSCD does not allow CLEP to be u sed for ENG 1020, Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation . No more than 60 credits may be earned through all the approved CLEP exam inations. Credit earned through the English composition with essay, humanities, n atu ral scien ces, social sciences/history, and college mathematics examinations may be applied only to General Studies requirements. Credit earned through the other approved examinations ma y apply to any requi r e ments unless otherwise stated. Credit earned will be entered o n the student' s transcript with the title of the examination(s) and without reference to any specific MSCD course(s). CLEP examinations are recorded w ithout ref erence to a l etter grade and are not figur ed into the student's GPA. Credit earned through CLEP exam in ations does not count toward residenc y credit r equirements and therefore may not be awarded as part of the las t 12 credit hours a ppli cable to a degree . Credit earned through CLEP examinat ion s will not be recorded on the student's permanent record until the st ud ent has earned 8 hours in residen cy c redit at MSCD. Students ma y take CLEP exami nation s prior to meeting the 8 credit hour residency requirement , in which case the scores will be maintained in the student' s record a nd appropriate credit awarded when the 8 credit hour resi denc y requirement is met. In order to have CLEP examination or militar y examinat ion (DANTES) result s evaluated, the student should have a copy of the official sco r e report sent to, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Office of Admissions, Campus Box 16, P .O. Box 1 73362, Denver , CO 80217-3362. To request an official CLEP score r eport, contact www.coJJegeboard.com/clep or 800-257-9558. MSCD's CLEP code i s 4505. DANTES test scores can b e o bta ined by callin g 850-4521 063. • All CLEP examinations will be subject to the stateme nt of poli cy in place at the time the sco res are submitted, not the policy in plac e at the time the exa mination 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 t im e the tes t sco res are ubmitted. Students are advised to have an official copy of their score (s) sen t to The Co llege in order to have that credit evaluated. • MSCD will not grant credit for a CLEP examination if prior to th e semester the exam i s 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 universitie s atte nded by the st u dent have been received and evaluated by the Office of Admissions. • Any exception to these policies mus t b e approved through the Board on Academic Sta nd a rd s Except i ons ( B.A.S.E .). Information abo ut filing a n appeal through B .A.S.E. is available from the tudent ' s academic dean's office. Failure to achieve the required sco re (s) listed will not be entered on the permanent record. How ever, a copy of the CLEP score report will be ret a ined i n the student's file. • Any examination may be repeated six month s after the date of the previous examination. For advising assistance with CLEP examinations and informatio n about departmental credit by exami nation and portfolio assessment, students may contact the Center for Individualized Learning, Cent ral Classroom Building, Room 106,303 -556-8342 . Additional information about the conte n t a nd format of CLEP examinations is avai labl e through the College Board Web site at http://www.collegeboard.com/

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 49 clep. Examination s may be taken through the Community College of Denver Test Center, 303-556-3810, South Cia sroom Building 223. Other official testing centers can be found through the College Board Web site listed above. CLEP EXAMINATION STANDARDS CLEPexam Minimum MSCD MSCD General No Cre dit for Prior Score for Credit Studies Enrollment2 MSCD Credit American Government 56 3 Social Sciences PSC 1010 American Literature 55 3 E G 2210,2220 Analysis and lnterpreta 60 3 Arts & Let t ers E Gl100,1110, 1120 tion of Literature ' Composition so 3 Freshmen E G 1010 ' wit Essay Composition Eng l ish Literat ur e 55 3 ENG 231 0 , 2330 French Language so 10 Communications FRE 1010, 1020 French Language 62 16 Communications FRE 1010 , 1020,2010, 2110 General Biology 57 3 Natural Scie nce s BIO 1000 Calculus 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110, 1120 , 1400, 1410 College Algebra 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1 I 10' College Algebra-54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110, 1120, 1400 ' Trigonometry College Mathematics so 3 Mathematics MTH 1080 General Chern is try 63 4 CHE 1800 General Che mistr y 69 8 CHE 1800, 1810 German Language so 10 Communications GER 1010 , 1020 German Language 63 16 Communications GER 1010,1020,2110, 2310 History of the US I 55 3 Historical HIS 1210 History of the US II 56 3 Historical HIS 1220 Humanities so 6 Arts & Lette r s ART 1040,MUS 1000, ENG 1100, 1110 or ENG 1120 Human Growth and so 3 PSY 2210 Development ' Precalculus 54 3 Math MTH 1400 Introductory so 3 PSY 1001 Introduction to Educa-so 3 PSY 1001 tiona! Psychology Introductory Sociology ' 58 3 ocial Sciences soc 1010

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50 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS CLEP E XAMINATION STANDARDS CLE P exa m Minim um MSC D MSCD Gene ral No C r e dit for Prior Sc o re for C r e dit S tud ies E nrollmen t2 MSCD C r e di t Information Systems and 66 3 CMS 1010, CSS 1010 Computer Applications Princip les of 62 3 Social Sciences ECO 2010 Macroeconomics' Principles of Marketing 62 3 MKT 3000 Principles of 61 3 Social Sciences ECO 2020 Microeconomics Princ i ples of so 3 MGT3000 Management Natural Sciences ' so 6 Natural Sciences BIO 1000, AST 1040, CHE 1010, GEL 1010, PHY 1000 Social Science and so 6 Social Sciences ECO 2010, HIS 1000, Histo ry' PSC 1 010, PSY 1001, SOC 1010 Spanish Language so 10 Communications SPA 1010, 1020 Spanish Language 66 16 Communications SPA 1010, 1020, 2110, 2120 Trigonometry 54 3 Mathematics MTH 1110,1120 ' Western Civilization 58 3 Historical HIS 1020 Western Civi li zat i on II 57 3 H i storical H I S 1020 Does not meet general ed u cation require m ents 1 Although the examinations are essenti ally independent, where there is overlap, credit may be obtained by completing onl y one of the two overlapping examinations. 2 If during or subsequent to t h e semester th e exam is taken, the student earns credit in a n y course(s) in column 5, accepted at MSCD , the credi t value of the co u rse(s ) will be subtracted from the cor responding CLEP credi t previously awarded. 3 Introductory Psychology may be applied t o a psychology major or minor. 'Students wishing to take Calculus I at MSCD must first pass MSCD ' s departmental calculus p l ace ment exam. Attainment Examinations Any student may take attai nment examinations in some departments for the purpose of waiving spe cific graduation requirements. Passing such an examination, although it does not reduce the number of cre di ts r equired for graduati o n , ent i tles stude n ts to substitute t h eir own cho ice for t h e req u ired subj ect. The examination is approximate l y the equiva lent of the final examination in the course. Departmental Credit by E x amination A department may g rant a student credit for college courses for whic h the st udent req u ests and passes appropriate exam inati ons. T h e cha rge for eac h credit hour req u ested is one-half the student's portion

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ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS 51 of in -state tuition for one credit hour, and must be paid prior to taking th e exami nati on. A m aximum of 30 semeste r hours of cred it may be awarded through departmental c r edit by examination. C r edit through departmental examinat i o n i s based on knowledge equivale nt t o a r egula r co urse offered by the College. Omnibu s-numbe r ed courses are exclude d. Permission for departmental cred it b y exami n atio n must be obtai n e d in advance from th e instructor giving the examinat i o n, th e department c h a ir and the appropriate dean. To earn c r ed i t by examination, a st ud ent must be c urr e ntl y enro lled in good standing in a degree or cer tificat e program at th e College. C r ed it by examination may not be counted as part of th e l ast 1 2 credi t hour s of a deg ree pro gram unless it is approved by th e Board on Acad e mic Standards Exceptions (BASE) . Applications for submitting a req u est to BASE are avail able in the dea n ' s offices in eac h school. If a s tudent has regi s t ered for a higher numbered course in a seque nce, th e exam for a prer eq ui site for that hi gher-numbered course must be complete d within the first three weeks of t h e sem ester. Credi t by exam in atio n for a course w hi c h is a prerequisite for a course a lr eady completed will not be gran t e d unless app r oved by BASE. Examinations can not be taken to r a ise grades, to remove failures, or t o remove "NC;' "SP," " !,"or "CC" n ota ti ons. Cred it by examina tion i s not applicab le tow a rd acade mic residency requirements. Credi t b y examinatio n cannot be ob t a in e d for a course in w hi ch a student h as been enro lled at MSCD o r a t another r egio n ally accredited college or univer sity unless ap pro ved by BASE. Credi t by examination will not b e granted for courses atten ded as a l istener, v i s itor or audit or. Examinations for cred i t will be taken at a time specified by the depa rtm ent. A grade equiva l e nt to"/\' o r "B" must be a tt ai ned on the exa min a tion in order to r ece ive cre d it, but cre dit s so earned for th e cou rse will be recorded witho ut a grade o n th e s tud ent's permanent recor d and are not co n s ider e d in comput ing college grade point averages. The hours g ranted for credit b y exam a r e not incl ud ed as a part o f th e s tudent' s seme s t er enro llm e nt. The credit will ap pear on the tr a n sc ript for the sem ester in w hi ch th e examination was t aken, but the hours do not count as part of the s tud ent's total enrollment for the purposes of fin ancia l aid or any oth e r purpose predicated on total hour s of enroll ment for a given semester . Credi t b y exami nation will be po s t e d after a student h as complete d eight semeste r hours of credi t at Metrop olitan State College of Denver, and after a n evaluat ion of all tr a nsfer credit has been completed. The applic atio n form will be maintained in the studen t ' s file. No record of failures on s uch exami na tion s will be ente red on the student's permanent record. Departmental examinations attempted for course credi t under these guid elines may not be repeated. A ppli cations for departmental c r edit by exami nation a r e availab l e at the Center f o r Individualized L earning, (303-556-8 342 ) and from th e Office of th e R egistrar (CN 105). Portfolio Assessment Students may a ppl y for credit for college-level l earning gained through experience b y preparing and submitting a prior learning po rtfolio. Credit is awarded on the basis of a careful assess ment of the prior learnin g portfolio b y faculty in th e department from which cre dit is so u ght. Portfolio assessment is available in many, but not all, acade mi c departments. The portfolio is devel oped with the ass i stance of the Center for Individualized Learni ng , 303-556-8342. Portfolio assess m e nt may be u sed t o apply for c r e dit for specific course listed in th e Cata log. S tud en t s may also app l y for c r edit for o mnibu s courses through portfolio assessment wit h the p ermission of the app r opriate aca d emic department. Applicants for credit through portfolio assessment will gen erally be r eq uir ed to take EDS 2680-l, The Portfolio Deve lopment Workshop, w hi ch is offe r e d as a co rre spo n dence course. Policies that gove rn credit for prior l earning optio n s app l y to cred it awarded throug h the portfolio pro cess. The c h a rge for each cre dit hour assessed is one-half the student's portion of in-state tuition for one c r edit hour. Th e assessment c harge i s payable prior t o eva luation of the portfolio b y facult y for academic c r edit.

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52 ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS Contact the Center for Individualized Learni n g for assistance a n d further information at 303-556-8342. Information sessions about portfolio assessment and other credit for prior learning options are h e l d on a regular basis, and information is available on our Web site: www.mscd.edu/-cil/. Credit for Military Training and Other Training Programs Military training and other educational programs, includi n g DANTE$, that have bee n assessed for co l lege credit by the American Council on Education (ACE) will be eva l uated by the Office of Adm issi ons for transfer credit at MSCD. For formal mi l itary training, copies of training certificates and a copy of the DD-214 or DD-295 should be submitted to the Office of Adm i ssions. In addition, students with Army training should request that an official AARTS transcript be mailed directly to the Office of Admiss i o n s by calling 866-297-4427; those with Air Force training hould request an offic ial Community College of the Air Force transcript by calling 334 953-2794. Students with training from the Navy or Marines should request an official SMART transcript by calling 877-253-7122. For all other training, request official ACE transcripts by calling 202-939-9434 . Credit limit is 30 semester hours. Cooperative Education The Cooperative Education Internship Center places students i n work experiences rel ated to their aca demic major. The purpose of the internships i s to integrate academic training with actual work experi ence. This combination allows students to m ake realistic career decisions, gain val uab l e work experi ence, obtain recommendations for graduate school, and earn money to help defray college expenses . Students work in large corporations, small businesses, government and nonprofit 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 intern hip placements are available in most academic majors and minors. Students must com plete 30 semester hours of college course work with a minimum 2 . 50 GPA and have a declared major to be eligible for registration with co-op. No fees are charged to the student or employer for participation in the program, and each student's interests a n d job requirements are discussed individually with a p r o fessiona l coordinator. Students may choose from three different work schedules based on the academic ca l endar. The alternat ing plan provides full-time periods of work every other semester with intervening semesters spent in full-time tudy. 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 i n which credit is to be granted. No more than 15 semes ter hours of cooperative education credit will be applied toward MSCD deg r ee requirements. Credit ea rn ed for the co-op education work exper i e n ces are no t app li cable toward Genera l St u dies requ ir e ments. Additiona l departmental restrictions m ay apply to certain majors. V i sit our Web site for addi tional information: www.mscd.edu/-cooped. Service Learning The Service Learning Program combine classroom experience with service to the metropolitan com munity. 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 str u ctured by faculty to weave service into community-based and governme n t agencies, with classroom reflection a n d analysis of th e learning offered through these experiences . T h e courses are a l so designed to address real needs i n o u r

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS multicu ltural world, s u c h as homeless n ess, at-ri s k youth, domestic vio l ence, th e e n v ironment, culture a n d the arts, a nd mental illness . Agencie that h ave provided service o pportunities i nclud e Fort Logan Mental Health Center, the D e nver Commission o n Aging, Big Sisters, the Col o r ado Historical Society, th e Rap e Assistance a nd Awareness Program , numero u s e l eme nt a r y and hi g h schoo ls, and senior cen ters and nursing homes. Service-learning c r e di t is avai labl e in most acade mi c m ajo r s and minors. Prerequi s it es and other requirements va r y w ith each department. To lea rn how to participate in thi s program, including discu ssio ns of placement options, students should contac t o r visit the Service-Learning Program office to sched u l e an interview: I 045 Ninth Str ee t P a rk ; 303 -5 56-3290. SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS The First-Year Program The First Year Program is de s igned to unify and coo rd inate College efforts to h elp enteri n g students achieve a s u ccess ful fir st yea r . The prog r a m provides advising, co urse selection g uidance and academ i c monit o rin g th roughout the first year, as well as coo rdin ati n g academic support se rvi ces for first-year students . Additionally, the program offers a First Year Seminar course, XXX 1190 , which provides appro pri ate r eadings and writt e n work enabling studen t s t o discuss and write about current i ss u es includin g the value of hi gher e ducation . All fir s t-time MSCD s tud e nt s ma y enroll in the Fir s t Year Sem inar course and other appropriate courses as determ i ned b y assessment at entry. The program furni s hes an environment where problem solving, c r eativity and peer interaction are encouraged. For additiona l informati o n call 303-556-8447. The Honors Program The Honor s Progr a m provides an academic program for h igh l y m o tivated students with broad aca d e mi c interest s . Th e program provide s h o n o r s sec tion s of Ge n e ral Studies courses and unique interdis c iplinar y courses. Honors courses are smal l in order to e n co urage class p a rti c ip a tion and a close rel ationshi p between students and faculty. Honor s classes a r e designed to promote independent thought and creative inq u iry. The direc to r of th e Hono r s P rogram and the Honors faculty provi de academic advising and se rv e as mentors t o students as th ey co n side r their pos t-gradu ate goals. The ultimate mi s i o n of th e Hono r s Program i s to create a community of sc h o l a r s . It sponsors a n Hono r s Cl ub , a n annual Honors Confe r ence, a nd study-abroad courses w hi c h allow students to explore id eas o ut s ide the classroom. A s tud ents who co mpl e t es 27 se mester hour s of h onors courses, includin g a th es is, will rec eive a n h onors designation o n hi s/ h e r transcript. An H o n ors ap p l ication form m ay be obtained from th e Hono r s Program Dir ector or the Honors web s ite . Students admitte d to th e Hono r s Program a re eligible to apply f o r an Honor s Scho l arship. Addi t io n a l information o n the H o n o r s Pro gra m is availa bl e by call ing 303-556 -4 865 or b y inquirin g in West Classroom Bui l ding , Room 1 47. Required Co u rses . ....................... . .................. . . ......... Semest er H o ur s HO 2750 The Legacy of Arts and Letters J • . ............................. . ......... 3 HON 2760 The Legacy of Art s and Lette r s II* . ................ ...................... 3 HO 4950 Senior Honors Thesis ................. . . . . . . ...... ....... ............. 3 Subtotal ...................... ..................................................... 9 Students must take at l eas t nin e (9) hours fro m the following: HO 2800 H istory of Science ................................. . . ................. 3 H O 2950 The Art of C ritical Thinking • ........................ ................... 3 HO 3800 Revolutions and Social C h ange I * ............................ . . .... ..... 3 HON 3810 Revoluti ons and Social C h ange !I* . .............................. ........ 3 HO 3850 American C ultur e ] • ............................. .... ......... . . ...... 3 HON 3860 American C ulture II* ................................................. . 3 Subtota l ..................................................... ........•..... . . .... . . 9

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54 SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Electives Honors students must choose three { 3 ) e l ective courses with an Honors prefix in cons ult ation with the H onors Pro g r a m Director. Subtotal . ........ ....... . ........ ........ . ........................ . . ........ . . ..... 9 Total ............................. . . . .• . . . . . ......•...... . . .••..........•......... 27 *Approved General Studies courses. Individualized Degree Program The Individu alized Degree Program (IDP ) offers students th e opportunity to design and propose a major , an extended m ajo r or a minor to m ee t s p ecific educat ional goals whe n o ther majors or minors lis t ed in th e Cata log do not meet the student's educational objectives. E ith er a bachelor of arts or a bache lor of sc ience degree in I ndi vid u alized Studies may be so ught . Eac h stu d ent wo rks with an advisor in th e Center for Individua l ized L earning and with a faculty mentor to develop a proposal for hi s/ her degree pro g ram . A practicing profe ssional in th e student ' s field of study may also be invit ed t o serve as a commun ity co n s ultant t o ass i st th e student and the faculty i n th e development of the prog ram of study. B eca use careful and thoughtful planning is esse n tia l to designing a cohe r e nt a nd congr u en t program of s tudy, stude nt s a r e e n co uraged to b egin their proposals early in th eir enrollment at MSCD. IDP propos a l s must be s ubmitted no later th a n the se mester prior to the seme s ter the student inte nd s to gra duate. Interested s tudent s s hould contact the Ce nter for Individual ized Learning, 3 0 3-556-8342 , for assista nce an d for complete information regard ing the po l icies and procedures for the development and ap proval of an Indi vid u alized Studies major or minor . Information sess ions are the first step in the process, and are held throug h o ut the year . Each Individuali zed St udies major or mino r is approved by the faculty mentor, Ce nter advisor, depart ment chair from the acade mic department f rom which the m ajority of credi t i s drawn, the appropriate dean, and the d irector of the Center for Indivi duali zed Learning. All r eq uir eme nt s that apply to any bache lor' s deg ree ap pl y t o Indi v iduali zed Studies. A grade of C mu s t be earned i n each co urse included in the stude nt's m ajor or minor, a nd stu dent s must h ave a GPA of 2.5 before a n Individ u a.lized Studies pro g ram may b e approve d . The titl e for eac h student's pro gram will be Indi vidualized Studies wit h a con c e ntr ation in __ . Major s ma y n o t include courses in Leve l II Gene ral St udi es and may not include courses w ith the same preftx as the dep artment fro m which the majorit y of c r ed it i s draw n for their major , or courses crosslis t e d w ith that di scip l ine. No more than 30 hours of credit fro m th e School of Business may be included in the student's degree plan. In so m e cases this limit may be exceeded wit h the approval of the app ropr iate depart ment c h air and dean of the School of Business. Each Indi v idu alized Studies major or minor must include courses that have not yet been co m pleted at th e tim e the prop osal i s app rov ed. See eac h IDP option below for th e s p ecific number of cre di ts th a t mu s t be co mpl eted after the prop osal is a pproved b y the dep artmen t c h air. Propo s als ma y b e submitted for: An Individualized Studies MAJOR , which r equires a minimum of 4 0 c redit hours, including 21 h ours of upperdivision credit . F ift een ( 15) hours mu st be co mpl e t e d afte r th e proposal i s approved by the department chair . A minor chosen from th e Catalog i s required. An Individualized St udie s MINOR, w hi c h requires a m inimum of 20 credit hours , including 6 hours of upp e r-di v i s ion credit . Six ( 6 ) h ours must be co mpl eted afte r the prop osa l i s approved b y the departm e nt chair . A major chose n from th e Catalog i s requir ed. An Individu alized Studies EXTENDED MAJOR ma y be propo se d w h e n th e stude nt ' s field of stud y requires more in depth study or courses from multiple di sc iplin es t hat cannot be accom modated in an IDP major. An extended major requires a minimum of 60 credi t hours, including • 27 h o ur s of upper-division c r edit. Twen ty one ( 2 I ) hours must be co mpl e t ed afte r the proposal is a pprov e d b y th e d epartment c h air. No minor is required.

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SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 55 INTERNATIONAL & INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION Metropolitan S tate College of Denver i s committed to pro viding all students wit h a strong educational foundation tha t e nhan ces their unders t a nd ing of the total huma n ex perien ce. Through the f o llo wing program s students and faculty have opportunities to d eve lop and participat e in ac tivitie s d esigned to promote a greate r understanding and expertise in g l obal issues. MSCD seeks to maintain a positive environment that en han ces the l ea rnin g experiences of international students. Individualized Degree Program Students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary maj o r o r a minor in internationa l st udie s may do so through the Individual ized Degree Program ( IDP). The IDP allows students, in co llaborati o n with a faculty mentor and the Center for Indi vidualized Learning, to design a course of study th at best meets t h eir needs. St ud ents may choose from a w id e range of courses dealing with int ernatio nal topics that are regularly offere d to complete a major or minor. Contac t th e Center for Indi v idu a lized Lea rnin g a t 303556-8342, and see www.m scd.ed u/-ci l/. Study Abroad Courses MSCD offers a variety of s h o r t-te rm and semeste r-long s tud y abroa d courses eac h year. D u ring the past several years, these courses have bee n h e ld in Me xico, E ngl and, Germany, France, Spain, I taly, Central America , Russia, and Egypt. T h ese courses are generally directed b y fuLltim e MSCD faculty , are two to five weeks in duration and are available to e ligib l e st ud ents . Assis t ance i s provided to st ud e n ts w h o c hoo se to participate in study ab r oa d courses offere d by other U.S. or foreign universit ies. The College o p e rat es two se m este r -ab road progra m s in Gua dalaj a ra, Mexico and London, England. These are offered in cooperation with th e University of Guadalajara and the Ame r ica n In s titut e for For eign Study / Richmond College partnership. Stude nt s must be in goo d academic standing in order to parti cipate in these programs. Contact the Office of th e Vice P resident for Academic Affairs for information r egarding th e lat es t offerings. International Student Services MSCD provides a var i ety of serv i ces to international s tudents attending th e College. These includ e counsel in g on v i sas, schoo l tra nsfers, wor k permissio n a nd housing; co n du cti ng acade mic a nd cu ltural orientation sess ions; ass i sting w ith immi gration issues; providing information to embassies and s ponso rs; advising on academic i s s u es; and organizing soc i a l and c ultural events. Internati o n a l students s hould contact th e Academic Adv i s in g Center . Special Events MSCD regularly organizes confe r e n ces, seminars, and lecture ser i es to promote intellectua l di scou r ses on issues affect ing th e co nt empo r a r y world . Community Connections MSCD maintains link s with numerous local and n ational orga ni zat ion s and professional associa t ions dealing w i th international, educational, eco nomic, socia l , an d cultural activ iti es w ith a v i ew to s trength en coLlege-community par tn e r s hip s and to rem ain curren t with th e latest developments in th e a rea of int ernat ional education .

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56 GENERAL STUDIES Language and Culture Institute The Language and Culture Institute was establ i s hed in 1976 to organize study and travel abroad . The institute currently operates a summer program in Mexico 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. THE GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM Philosophy of the General Studies Program Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks to prepare its graduates for a lifetime of l earning, which, in our changing and complex society , requires focu sed expertise (such as that provided by a major area of study) and the ability to communicate with and learn from experts in other fie lds. Undergraduate education fosters the critical thinkin g necessary for the exp loration 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 s tate guaranteed genera l education co u rses. This designation means that the course is transferable to general education or to e l ectives at all Colorado public institutions and all undergradu ate degree programs. General Studies courses not identified as guaranteed state transfer are also elig ible for transfer to other institutions of higher education. Even if a state guaranteed course is selecte d, 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 scie n ces, st u dents are advised to take onl y one state guaranteed course in each catego ry belo w to maximize applicability for general education at another institution. For details go to www.s tate.c o.us/cc he/gen ed/gtpathways/index.pdf. 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 co urs e may apply GT-AHl Arts an d Expression GT -AH2 Literature and Humanities GT-AH3 Ways of T hin king GT-AH4 Foreign Languages GT -CO 1 Introductory Writing GT-C02 Int erme diate Writing GT-Hll History GT-MAl Mathematics GT-SC! Natural and Physical Sciences (w ith laboratory) GT-SC2 Natura l an d P hysical Science s (without labor atory) GT-SS! Economic or Political Systems GT-SS2 Geography GT -SS3 Human Behavior, C ulture or Social Frameworks General Studies Information Students must u se a single ca tal og to meet all degree requirements, including t h ose in the General Stud ies, major and minor. Some c h a n ges in General Studies r eq u i rements have 1:-een made retroactive. As a consequence, many General Studies requirements and policies described in this Catalog may be fol lowed by students using earlier catalogs.

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 General Studie s 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; S.Organize ideas; and 6. Co mmunicate with experts in other disciplines and l ea rn from them. MSCD students sho uld : !.Have an open attitude toward different approaches to problems; 2. Have an informed awareness of the principal hum an achievements in history, arts and letters , soci ety, and science; and 3. 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 master y of skills to explore knowledge in a variety of disciplines. The General Studies Program provides two level s of experience: Level I : To provide students with the b asic skills of language, mathematics, communicat ions and criti cal thought. These include the skills of recognizing faulty reasoning, of reading and listening critically, of drawing conclusions from quantitative data, of organizing ideas, and of writing and speaking with clarity. Level II: To prov i de the breadth charac t eristic of educat i on, encourage an open attitude toward differ ent approaches to problems, and cultivate informed awareness of the principal human achievements i n hi s tory, arts and lett ers, society, and science. An educated person i s one who is familiar with his tory, with the fine arts, with varied cultures, and with the scientific method. Level II courses should introduce the student to the basic methods, know l edge , problems, or attitudes characteristic of a field. Upper, as well as lower division courses s hould be available for Leve l II cred it . In add i t ion to meeting these criteria , Level II courses will provide opportunity for further development of Leve l I skills . Level II requirem ents s hall be subdivi ded into four categories: Historical, Arts and Letters, Social Sciences, and the Natura l Science. Distribution and Credit Requirements To complete their General Studies Program, students must take approve d courses that fulfill the follow ing distribution and credit requirements: Levell* Category .............................................................. Semester Hours Composit ion ......................................... . .......................... 6 Mathematics ..... .......... ..... .......... ...................................... 3 Communications .................................................................. 3 Lev el II** Category ................................................... . .......... Semeste r Hours Historical ................................. . . . . . .............................. 3 Arts and Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Social Sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 atural Sciences .... ........ . . ............. . ............... ........................ 6 Total**' .......................... ................................ ................ 33

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58 GENERAL STUDIES *A transfer course or courses of at least 2 semester hours judged to be similar ir1 skill development and content Level I course will satisfy an indiv idual Level I course requirement. Equivalency will be determined by the depart ment offering the Leve l I course. **One-hour deviations in the Level II categories may be allowed . ... A student's completed General Studies Program must contain a t least 33 semester hours. Basic Rules: The on l y courses that ca n b e used to satisfy the Genera l Studies approved requirements are those courses designated as General St udies Courses. Those courses are lis t ed in the Cata l og and th e Catalog Addendum: Gene ral College Requirements . Students may not u se courses having th e same prefix as their major or courses crossliste d with th eir major to satisfy th eir General Studies Level II requirements. (See c. below for spec ific r eq uir e ments for History major s.) General S tudi es courses ma y b e taken as e l ectives or to satisfy r eq u i r e m e nt s in the major; that is, Genera l Stud ies courses do not have to be counted toward the General Studies r equ ir emen ts. History m ajors will take three extra credit hours at L eve l II in either Arts and Letters, Social Sci ences, or Natura l Scie nce in lieu of th e three hours in the Historical category. Thus, History major 1 sti ll h ave a total of 33 hours in Gene ral Studies. A History major may not use crosslisted co urse1 in the Historical catego ry, or courses crosslisted w ith a hi story course in any General Studies cat egory. Co ur ses taken using th e pa ss/fail option cannot be used for Genera l Stud i es credit. Students may apply no more than e ight h ours of c redit from co ur ses b ear in g the same cou rse pre fiX to Genera l St udie s Leve l II requirements. Lower divi s ion cre dit for biol ogy co urs es of anatomy, ph ysiology, and micr obiology, in whic h the student earned a gra de of "C" or better, m ay be s ub s titut e d for the Level II l ower division natural sci ence general st udie s requir emen t for all stude nt s w ith a nursin g major . Students m a jorin g in Human Performance and Sports will use BIO 1080-4, BI0-10901 , BIO 2310-4, and BIO 232 0 -4 to satisfy th e General St udies L evell! Natura l Science requirement. St u dents must take all four courses to meet the requ ir e m en t . A student in HPS w h o switc h es to a different m ajor will h ave to satisfy the L evel II Natura l Science req uirements with the appr ove d cour ses o r alternatives s pe cified in th e Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements . LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS COMPOSITION, MATHEMATICS AND COMMUNICATION Freshman Assessment: Reading, Writing and Mathematics Placement Exams First-time college studen t s a r e required t o complete the reading , writing, a nd mathematics placement examinations (see R eadi ng, Writing an d Mathematics Placement Exam in at i o n s). Examinat i o n results se rve as the b as i s for aca d e mic advising. To increase their opportunity for success, students m ay b e r eq uir ed to t ake courses belo w the l eve l of the fir st-year co ur ses offe r ed b y MSCD. Degree-seeking s tu dents who are diagno se d as n ee din g remedia l course work hav e a t their di sposa l ba sic ski ll s courses offered through th e Communit y College of Den ver. Students are responsib l e for completin g r e medial co urse work no l ater than th e end of the freshman year ( i.e., within th e first 30 semes ter hours matricu l ate d as a co llege student). St ud ents sho uld be awa re, h oweve r , that no cre dit i s given for co u rses that are below th e college l evel. Also, plea se see page 24 of this Cata log.

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GENERAL STUDIES 5 Placement Test Pre r equisites Students must have a passing score on the appropri a te placement tes t before t he y will be allowed to r eg ister for Levell General S tudi es courses in Englis h, mathe m atics a nd reading. Exceptions will be m a d e for students w ho have earned at l east a grade of at l east " C " in the community college course spec i fied b y the department. The Assess m ent Center administe r s the placement te s ts. Students shoul d co n s ult a n advisor in the Advising Center for gu id ance in sel ecting the appropri ate Level I courses. Composition Required Course s (minimum 6 semester hours ) REQUIRED COURSES .... . . ........................ . . . ...... . ......... SEMESTER HOURS ao ENG 1010 ( GT-COI ) Freshman Composition: The Essay ................. ...... .... . 3 ao E G 1020 ( GT-C02 ) Freshman Composition: Analysis, Resear c h & Documentation ... . . 3 "ao" indicates that the course is available onlir1e. " GT-" indicates a state guara nt eed general ed u cation course. Rules: Composition Requirement Tho e stude nt s whose w riting sk ill s are inadequate will be r e q u ired to complete developmental coursework in composition before enrolling for Eng l ish 1010. Students mus t complete th e English 1010 r eq uirement wit hin their first 30 hours at MSCD an d the Eng lish 1020 requirement wit hin the first 60 hours. These r e quirem en t s may b e postponed on an indi vidual basis if the postponement is approved by the Department of Englis h . Required English composition co ur ses s h all be at th e freshman l evel. Students s h all be considered to h ave satisfied the Level I Englis h course requirement and cred it wil l be g r a nt ed if they: pass ENG 1010 an d ENG 1020, or p ass a CLEP or AP test approved by the D epartment of E ngli s h , or transfer a n equiva l e nt co u rse ( see Rules App l ying to Tra n s f er Students a bove). Mathematics (minimum 3 s emester hours ) Required Courses .. . . . . . . . . . . . . ....................................... . Semes ter H o ur s MTH 1080 ( GT-MAI ) MathematicaiModesofThought ........................ . . ... 3 MTH 1110 ( GT-MAI ) College Algebra ............................................ 4 ao MTH 1210 ( GT-MAI) Intr o du ctio n t o S t atistics ........................... . ........ 4 ao MTH 1310 ( GT-MAI ) Finite Mathematics for the Managemen t & Social Sciences ........ 4 MTH 1610 I ntegrated Mathematics I . ................. . . . .............. ........... 3 Rules: Ma themat ics Requirement • Students will take a preassessment placement test to determine th eir abilities to solve e lementary a lg eb r a problems and to know and u se ele m entary geometrica l formul as. Those students whose skills are inad eq uat e will be r eq uir ed t o co mpl e te developmental mathe matics c oursework before enrolling in any mathematics course. Students s h ould be awa re that since developmental courses are not taught at MSCD, no transfer credit will b e give n for s u c h coursework. • Students must complete the Levell mathematics requirement within th eir first 30 hours at MSCD. T hi s requirement may be postponed on an indi vidual basis if the postponement i s approved b y the Mathematical and Compute r Sciences Department. • Students s h all be conside r ed to have satisfied the Level I mathematics course requirement and c r edit will b e g r anted if t hey:

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60 GENERAL STUDIES pass a mathematics course that has be en approve d for Level I m athematics credit (se e courses listed above ), or pass a CLEP or AP examination approved by the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department, or successfully compl ete a mathematics course for wh i ch a Level I mathematics course is a p r e requsite, or transfer an equ ivalent course, or complete a mathematics major or minor. • 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 determir1ed by the department offering the Level I course. Communications ( minimum 3 semester hours)* Required Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . em ester Hours FRE 1020 Elementary French II. ................................................. 5 GER 1020 E l eme ntary 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 E lementary Spanish II ............................. .................... 5 ao SPE 1010 Public Speaking ...................................................... 3 SPE 1620 I MDL 1620 American Sign Language II ................. ................. 3 ao SPE 1710 Interpersonal Communicat i on .......................................... 3 Rules: C ommunications Requ ire m e nt • S t udents m u st comple t e the required Leve l I communications course within their first 30 hours a t Metropolitan State College of Denver. • Students s hall be cons i dered to have sat i sfied the L eve l I communicati ons course requirement and credit will be granted i f they: pass an approved Level I communications course, or pass a departmental test or a CLEP or AP test approved by a department offering an approved Level I communications course, or transfer an equivalent course (see Transfer C redit Rules VI. C. 2 . ) . pass or transfer an advanced public speaking course for which MSCD 's SPE 1010 or a com-parable course is a prerequi site. Students who have satisfied the communications requirement using the advanced foreign language co u rse or the advanced public speaking co u r se must place that course in the Level I communications requ irement slot. Level II General Studies courses u sed to satisfy the Level I communications require ments cannot also be counted in the Leve l II category. • A transfer course or courses of at least 2 emester hours judged to be s imil a r in skill development and content to a Level I course will satisfy an individual Level I course requirement. Equivalency is deter mined by the department offering the Levell course. LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS Courses approved to satisfy t h e Level II requirem ent are distri b uted among four categories. The catego ries, together with the minimu m number of semester hours a student must accumulate to satisfy t his

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GENERAL STUDIES 6 requir e m en t , a r e given below. One hour deviations in the Gene r a l Studies L evel II categories may be a llo wed, provided the student's completed Genera l Studies pr og r a m co ntain s a t least 33 cre dit hours. Level II Categories Historical ................ ........................... ......................... 3 Arts and Letter s ............................................... .................... 6 Social Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Nat ural Science ................................................................... 6 Rules: Level II Requirement Prerequisites: Level il General S tudies courses hav e at l east the following prerequisites or coreq ui s ites , and some courses have additional prerequisites (see the Course Descriptions section in thi s Catalog). Historical and Arts and Letters: • Courses numbered 1000 to 1 990: minimum perform a n ce sta ndard sco res o n r ea din g and writin g preassess m ent plac e ment tests • Co ur ses numbered 2000 to 2990: sa tisfa c tion of ENG I 010 and th e Level I communicatio n r eq uirem e nt • Courses numbe red 3000 and above: sat i sfaction of all Level I General Studies course requirements Natural Science and Social Sciences: • Co ur ses numbered 1000 to 1990 : minimum perform ance standa rd s scores on th e reading, writin g and m a thematics preas sessment plac e m e nt tests. • Courses numbered 2000 to 2990: satisfact ion of th e Level I math ematics course requir eme nt and either ENG 1010 or the Level I communication co urse r equ ir e m e nt. • Co ur ses numbere d 3000 and a bove: satisfact ion of all Levell co ur se requirements. • Students may not us e courses having the sa me prefi x as th e ir major di scip lin e o r cross listed w ith their major di sci plin e to satisfy th e Level II r e quirem ents. • Students may u se co urses having the sa me prefix as their minor discipline o r crosslisted with their minor discipline to satisfy General Studies requirements . However , a minimum o f 18 credits must be us ed o nl y in the minor a nd not for Genera l S tudies. D ev i atio n s from th e Ca t a l og requirement s require a pproval of the minor dep a rtm e nt , and so m e departments r eq uir e that more th a n 18 c r ed i ts be used onl y in the minor. Please contact th e minor depar t m e nt for ad diti onal inform ation . • Students m ay not app l y more t h an 8 se m es ter hours of credit with th e same course prefix to the L eve l II requirements. • Students ma y u se either prefix for a cro slis ted course, i.e., o n e d esig n ated XXX (YYY). They must selec t the pr efix the y wish to use at registration; the selection ma y not b e c h a nged later. • Hi story majors mus t take three extra se me s ter hours at Level II in th e social scie nce , arts and let ters, or natural sc ien ces catego rie s in lie u of the thre e hours in the hist orical categor y . • Hi story major may not u se courses that are crosslisted with h istory cou r ses for Ge n eral Studies. HISTORICAL (minimum 3 semester hours)* Histor y majors must take three extra semester hours a t L evel II in the Socia l Scie n ces, Arts & Letters , o r Natu ral Sci ence ca t egories in lie u of th e three hours in th e Historica l category. Hi s t ory m ajo r s may not u se courses that are crosslisted w ith hi s tory courses for General Studies. • A one-hour deviation in the Gen e ral Studies Historical r e quir e ment ma y be allowed, provided th e stu dent h as comp l eted at least 33 semester hours of General tudies course .

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62 GENERAL STUDIES ARTS & LETTERS (minimum 6 semes te r hours)* Arts & Letters courses impart a broad knowledge of important works and major schools of thought from at lea s t two centuries. They also provide a foundation for critica l eva luation within the discipline . one-hour deviation in the General Studies arts and letters r e quirement may be a llowed , provided the stude nt ha s co mpl eted at least 33 semes t e r h o ur s of Genera l S tudies courses. SOCIAL SCIENCES (minimum 6 se mester hours) * Social Sciences courses aim to exp l ore the form ation, behavior and interact ion of various soc ial , cul tural , political or economic groups and institutions. one-hour deviation in the General Stud i es Social Sciences requirement may be allowed, provided the s tudent has completed at least 33 semester hours of Genera l Studies cou r ses. NATURAL SCIENCE (minimum 6 s eme s ter hours) * Natural Science courses provide an opportun ity for st udents to experience the systematic formu l a tion and testing of hypotheses a nd to learn the importance of accurate observation and measurement. Stu dents will diff e rentiate amon g fact , spec ulation , evidence, inference , belief, theory, l a w and generalization. In order to receive General Studies credit, both BIO 1080 a nd 1090 or Bio 1081 and 1091, must be suc cessfully completed. This is tru e also for State Guaranteed General Education credit. CHE 1100 and CHE 1150 must be successfully completed to receive General Studies c red it. Successful completion of CHE 1850 and eith e r CHE 1800 or 1810 will result in 6 hours Natural Sci e nce General Studies credit. Successful completion of all three courses will re s ult in 10 hours of Genera l Studies credit. CHE 1800 i s a prerequi s it e for CHE 1 850. CHE 1850 ha s a corequ i s ite of CHE 1810. A one -hour deviation in the General Studies Natural Science requirement may be allowed, provided the s tudent has comp l eted at least 3 3 semester hours of General Studies courses. ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Multicultural and Senior Experience Course Requirements In add ition to completing the Gen eral Studies requirements , a student must compl ete a three-hour Multicultural course and a three-hour Senior Experience course, or selection of courses, to be awa rded a bachelor ' s degree f rom MSCD . The Multicultura l course does not require three hours as a separate cat egory and ca n be taken in the major , minor or as an elective. T h e rules pertaining to tho se requireme n ts and the courses that will satisfy those requirements are described below. Multicultural Graduation Requ ire ments (minimum 3 semester hours ) Multicultural course required content a nd course material s are de sig ned to increase s tudents ' aware ness and appreciation of cultural diver s it y in the United States. Multicultural education coursewo r k examines the interactions of values, beliefs, tradi tions, identities, and contributions of one or more of the following four groups of color in the U nit ed States: African American, Asian Ameri ca n , Hispanic Amer i can, and Native American , which may i n clude the cha r acteristics of gender, sexual orientation , age, or disability within these groups . At the conclusion of a multicultural course, students will be able to: • Define factors that lead to the format ion and continuation of one or more of the four groups of color in United States society .

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GENERAL STUDIES 6 • Present the customs, behavioral patterns, and id e ntiti es of o ne or more of the four groups of co lor in Un it e d States society. • Delineate the effects of bias, prejudices , a nd discrimination o n one or more of the four groups of co lor in United States soc iety . • Describe the c ultu ral similarities , commonal i ties, and differences within or among one or more of the four g roup s of color in United States society. • Communica t e h ow the acce pt a nce and inclusion of aU groups of co lor enric h es lives a nd increases the creativ i ty a nd performance of eve ryone in United States s ociety. Transferability of Multicultu r al Credit s Transfer credits to meet the multicultural requir e ment will b e accep ted under th e foU owing g uid elines: I . Transferab l e courses taken at a n acc r edited i n stit ution to meet a multi cultural or s imil ar diversity r equirement will satisfy the MSCD multicultural requirement. 2. Transferable courses equivalent t o an existing multi c ultural course wiH satisfy the MSCD multicul tural requirement. Equiva lency wiU be determined by the department offering the course. Once a course ha s been approved b y a department, it will be given t he stat u s of an approved transferable multicultural course. 3.l f a transferable course i s in te rdi sciplinary, MSCD transfer eva luators wi ll cons ult with the department(s) where the majority of the co urse content resides. 4 . A one-hour d ev i ation i n t h e m u lticultural r equire m en t will be allowed for courses judged to be similar i n content to an existing MSCD m ulti c ul tural course. Equivalency wiU be determined by th e department offering the multicultural course. 5. Full credit or a one-hour d ev iation in the multicultural requirement will be a llow ed when the transferable co ur se meets MSCD 's multicultural definition an d cou r se criteria, a lth ough a similar course i s not taught at MSCD. 6. I f transfe rabl e courses do not clearly meet MSCD 's multicult ural definition, transfer evaluators m ay request a n opin i o n from the Facu l ty Senate Curriculum Committee and/or th e Mu lt icultura l C urri culum Review Committee. Examples of Multicultural Equivalencies Community College Course MSCD Substitute ANT 2 15* ANT 3310*Ethnograph y of North American Indian s ETH 212 AAS 1130 (o r HIS 1940)Survey of African Hi story ET H 106 or ETH 224 or SOC 223 CHS 1000Introduction to Chica na /o Studies CHS 102 ( CMC) CHS 1020 (o r HIS 1920)History of the Chicana/o in th e Southwest: 1810 to Present EDU 232* or EDU 234* EDU 3100*Socia l Foundations and Multiculrural Education HIS 208 NAS 1000Introduction to Native American S tudie s SOC201 SOC 1040Introduction to Soc ial Ger ontology 'This course, although substi tutin g for a MSCD upper-division course, is awarded lower-d ivision credit only; i.e., will not apply toward the minimum upper-division credit requirements of a MSCD degree.

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64 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES A one hour d eviation i n the Multicultural requirement will b e all owed for co urses j udged to be simila1 in content to an existing M ulti c ultu ral co urse. Equivalency will be deter min e d b y the department offer ing th e Multicultur a l course. Senior Year Assessment Examinations and Other Activities In their sen io r year, students may be required to participate in a n assessment of their educatio n . Th1 faculty has determined educati onal goa l s or outcomes that it wants graduates to achieve. A copy o l those goals and the me th o d s by which t h e i r achievements are measure d can be obtained from th1 department offices. Senior Experience Graduation Requirements (Minimum 3 Semester Hours) T h e Senior Experience course provides a culminat ion of the undergraduate experience, allowinf stu d ents to synthesize the i r l earning, u sing cr iti cal analysis and l ogical thinking. Students may use th1 course t o satisfy major or minor requirements if the course is approved for that use. Students s h ouk cons ult with their advisor and check prere quisites. St ud ents mu st com pl ete a Sen i o r Expe r ience cours! a t the end of th e undergra du a t e program a nd mu st take the course o r courses at MSCD. Senior Experi e nce courses includ e "se nior sta nding" as a pr e r eq ui s ite in addition to o ther prere qui s ite s de s ignated b) the department. In so me cases st u dents may n eed to take two courses to sat isfy the requirement. ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Semester Hours Credit Course credit i s b ased on unit s designate d as semester h ours . One seme s ter hour or o ne base contac l hour eq ual s a minimum of 750 minutes; this tr anslates to a minimum of fifteen , 5 0 minute class houn per semester. Time require d for class pre p a r ation is not a considerat ion in the calc ul a tion of course cre dit. A three semester hour course will require six to nine h ours of work each week o utside of class . Omnibu s courses involving l aboratory work g ive one semester hour of cre dit for eac h two, three or four h o ur s of schedu l ed work in th e l aboratory durin g a week, depending on th e course. Int erns h ips require a minimum of 2,250 minutes for each hour of credit. Course Load The average co urse l oad per 1 6-week semes t er is IS or 16 sem ester hours. Students who are aca demi cally s tron g m ay take up to 1 8 semester hours during fall and s p r in g semesters and up to 12 semester hours durin g th e summer sem ester. During fall a nd sp ring sem esters, st udent s with cumulative MSCD grade point averages (GPAs) of 3.25 or hig h er ma y take 1 9 or 20 semes ter hours and those students with GPAs of 3.50 or hi g h e r may take 21 semeste r hours for fall a nd sp rin g semester or 14 seme s ter hours for the summe r sem ester. Student s mu st have com pl eted a t l eas t I S semester h ours a t MSCD. Aut ho riza tion for overloads for stu dent s without these qualifications mu st be o btain e d from th e student's major department c h air and appropriate dean. Forms are avai l ab l e in the department or deans ' offices. Student Classification Students are class ified acco rdin g to the number of seme s ter hours of creclit earned: freshmen fewer than 30; so phomores 30 o r mo re, but fewer than 6 0 ; juniors 60 or more, but fewer th a n 90; seniors 90 or more.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Declaring/Changing a Major Applicants to Metropolitan State College of Denver may indicate their intended major on the MSCD Application for Admission. Deg r ee-seeking st ude n t s who wish to change a major must complete a Dec laration/Change of Major form, which is availa bl e from the major department or from the Academic Advising Ce nter. Non-degree-seeking student who wish to declare a major must first change to degree seeking status b y completing a Change of Status form with the Adm i ssions Office. Curriculum, Advising and Program Planning (CAPP ) CAPP produces a Compliance Report that i s an advising tool to be used by st udents and their advi sors throughout the students' academic career at MSCD. Students with declared majors and/or minors should discuss their progress toward completion of their major (minor) program with their facu lty advisor. They should have a CAPP Compliance Report run no later than the start of the senior year. CAPP Complian ce Reports can be run in the student' s major department or by loggin g on to MetroConnect (http://metroconnect.mscd.edu). Approved adjustments to the CAPP Compliance Report should be sub mitt ed as soon as pos sible by the department to the Office of the Registrar. Degreeeeki ng st ud ents must apply for degree candidacy by comp l eting 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 u se a single MSCD cata l og to meet all th eir degree requirem ents, including the Genera l Studies, major and minor requirements. Students must select a degree catalog in effect while they are e nroll ed at MSCD unless they are tran sferr in g from a regionally accredited Co lorado community col lege, provided that the degree catalog contains their complete program of study. Students not enroll ing for three consecutive semes ter s or more are governed by the catalog in effec t upon their return. For effective dates of catalogs, students should consult their academic advisors. All degree programs mu st ad h ere to overriding current policies at MSCD. Students transferring from a regionally accredited Colorado community college may complete degree requirements using an MSCD catalog in effect whi l e enrolled at the community college, s ubj ect to the following con ditions : The deg re e catalog selected doe s not predate the current catalog by more than three years. T he degree ca tal og selec t e d ma y have been in u se at any time from the time the student was con tinually enrolled * at a regionally accredited Colorado community college to the se m ester for wh ich the student is enrolling in MSCD. The degree catalog clause applies except for overriding college or state policy, excep t where spec ific programs otherwise require. Consult the pages describing you r program for these requirements. *Continuous enrollment is defined as not interrupting enrollment for three or more consecutive semes ters (o ne calen d ar year); summer is counted as a semester. Continuous enrollment must be maintained from the period of th e designated MSCD catalog to the point of MSCD degree comp letion . 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 anticipate d se me ster of grad uation , but no later than the deadline stipulated in the Academic Cale nd ar section of this Catalog and on MSCD's Web site (h ttp ://www.mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm). The Application for Gra duat ion shoul d be filed only by stu dents who intend to complete all degree requirements by the end of the upcoming semester and should be filed in co nsultati on with the student's major department. If a student does not graduate, another Application for Graduation must be submitted for a subsequent semester.

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66 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Diplomas and Commencement Students who have met all requirement s for graduation are granted diplomas at the end of the semester for which they are degree candidates. Diplomas may be withhe l d because of indebtedness to the College. Completion of two majors does not result in two deg rees or dip l omas. A formal commencement ceremony is h e l d at the end of the spring and fall semesters . Summer grad u ates are invited to attend the following fall commencement. For commencement information call303-556-6226 , or at www.mscd . edu. Transcript of Records An official transcript is a certified copy of a st udent' s permanent academic record. Transcripts are free. You can order transcripts by logging on to MetroConnect (http://metroconnect . mscd.edu). There is a charge for faxed transcripts. Transcripts will be released by the Regi strar' 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. Copies of transcripts from other institutions that are on file in the Registrar's Office will be issued upon signed request by the student. Students from other insti tutions taking MSCD courses under the s tate college s y stem or interinstitutional registration programs must request transcripts from their home institution . Falsified Transcripts and D i plomas Altering, mod i fying, tamper i ng with , or in any way falsifying an official Metropolitan State College of Denver t r anscript or diploma is a crime. The College has imp l emented mu l tiple measures to detect such conduct. To protect the integrity and value of a Metro State degree, the Attorney General will vigorously prosec ute throug h the criminal justice system those who commit these crimes. I n a ddition, students found responsible for falsifying an official MSCD transcript or diploma will face a Col lege 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 leader s hip 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 stu dents or graduates. Recognition of students includes: The President ' s Award ( one senior); the Spe cial Serv ice Award for Academic Affairs ( one senior ) and for Student Services (one senior ); Outstand ing Stu dent 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 Govern ment Assembly Award, Charles W. Fis her 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 ad d i t ion to an n ua l awards, st u dents with o u tstanding academic achievements are recog n ized by being named on the College ' s Honor Lists. The President ' s Honor List carries the names of stu dents who, at the t im e of computation, have achieved a c u m u lative GPA of 3.85 or hig her. The Provost's Honor L i st carries th e names of st u dents who, at the t i me of comp u tation , have ac h ieved a cumu lative GPA of between 3.50 and 3 . 84, inclusively. Computation will occur i nitially when t h e student has completed betwee n 30 and 60 hours at MSCD, then again between 60 a n d 90 hours, and finally after more than 90 hours. Honors will only be computed three t i mes in a student's academic life at the College. Posting of

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 6 the award occ urs within the first two weeks of the following semes ter . Questions s hould be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3040. Graduation h o nor s are awarded to students who have demonstrated s up erior academ i c ability in the ir b accalaureate degree while atten din g MSCD. Honors designations a r e determined according to the fol lowing 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 wit h c umu lative 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 i s then used to determine the honors recipients among the following fall, spring and summer graduates. • To qualify for graduation honor re c o gnition, a student must have completed a minimum of 50 semester hours of academic 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 addi tional information regarding grad uation h onors, con tact th e Office of Academic Affairs at 303-556-3040. Grades and Notations Faculty MUST assign a grade: Every student on theE-Grade worksheet must be given a grade o r grade notation. T he appropriat e grade and g r a d e n otations will appear in the g rad e drop-down box for each student. Faculty members may NOT leave theE-Grade box blank. The Regis trar' s Office will remind faculty of thi s through emai l s prior to gradi n g a t the end of eac h semester. Grades * Alphabetical grades and status symbols are as follows: ASuper ior ............................... 4 quality points per semester hour a ttempted B-Above Average ............... . ........... 3 quality points per semester ho ur attempted C-Average ..................... . . . ....... 2 quality points per semester ho ur attempted D-Below Average but Passing . . ............ . . I quality poin t per semester hour a ttem pted F-Failure ........................ . ...... 0 quality points per semester hour attempted ( Grade) ' Preparatory . ...................... 0 quality points per semester hour attempted ' Starting in 2007 -2008, MSCD will be using a pluses and minuses grading system Notations AP-Advanced Placement CC-Continuing Correspondence Course CL-College Level Examination Program (CLEP) EX-Credit by Exam I -Incomplete NC-No C r edit 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

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68 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES final grade report may be severely impacted . Financial aid , enrollment st a tus, veter a n s' sta tus and probation / suspen s i o n depend on students receiv ing all their grad e s . P-Pass PL-Portfolio Assessment PP-PEP Exam SSatisfactory (limited to internships, practicums , field experien c e courses and workshops ) SA Study A br oad SESatisfac tor y/Education (limited to ECE 4390, EDS 4290, EDU 4190, EDU 4590, SED 4190 and SED 4500) SN Study Abroad no credit UUnsatisfactory ( equals " F " and computed in GPA) UEUnsatisfactory / Education ( equals "F" and computed in GPA) I (Incomplete) The Incomplete ( I) notation may be a ss igned when a student, who wa s achiev in g satisfactory progress in a course and w h o had compl eted most class assignments, is unable to take the fina l examinatio n and/or did not co mplete all class assignments due to unusu al circumstances such as h ospitalization. Incomplete work denoted by the Incomplete " I " notation must be completed w ithin one calendar year or earlier, at the d i scretion of the faculty member. If the incomplete work is not completed w ithi n one year , the "I" notation will convert to an "F." Students should have completed at leas t 75% of the course work to qualify for consideration for an Incomp l ete. The student should be passing the course in order to be gra nted an I ncomplete. Determ ination of eligibility does not guarantee that an Incomplete will be granted. Students who do meet the qualifications may request an Incomplete from the faculty member who is teaching the course. The decision to grant an Incomplete is up to the faculty member and department discretion. If a n Inc omplete is granted, the student and instructor shou ld fill out and s i g n an Incomplete Agree ment form in order t o clarify w hat the student needs to do to complete the course. Grad u ating seniors may not grad u ate 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 cour s e 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 comp l ete it. If a st udent receives an "I " in an onl ine class, the instructor should contac t Instructional Technology who will add the student to the online course roster so that the student w ill b e able to lo gon to the course. This must be done by the instructor eac h 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 compl eted for the course for which the student originally registered. The student should not re-enroll for the same course unless h i s/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 sho uld not be confused with a schedule cha nge during the first 12 days of the fall or sprin g term [8 days for the summer term] . During this period a student may drop a course, and it will no t appear on the student's academic record . ) The " NC" notation may be u sed in self-paced courses to indicate that the student has not compl eted the self-paced course ( s ) and requires additiona l time to increase the student' s proficiency. In this case, to earn cred it the student must re register for and pay tuition and fees for the course in a subsequent term. Deadlines as described in this section a pply.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 69 • The following minimal stan d ards shall be required throughout the College and s h all be a part of all school, department, and individual faculty policies. The following is for full term classes for fall and sp rin g semesters. Specific NC deadlines for full term classes for fall , sp ring, and summer semesters a r e publi hed in that term's class sc h edu le. 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 whic h h ave start and/or e nd dates differe n t from those o f full-term classes. The "NC" notation is availab l e 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. T h e period during which stude nt s may request an MC without the faculty member 's s i g nature will b e est a bli shed for ummer part-of-term and weekend courses based on percentages of the term . Deadlines for week end and "part-of-term" classes a r e available from th e Office of the Registrar and fro m the Student Accounts Office. The deadline for requesting an NC without facult y approval for full-term classes is published in the class sc hedul e for each term. Students are expec t ed 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 st ud ent's success in a course. When absences become excessive , the student may receive a failing grade for the course. If attendance is a p a rt of the grad ing criteria, that policy shoul d be included in the individual faculty member' s class policies and outline and distributed to st ud e nt s on the first day of class. During this period, students may request an NC 0 LY online at MetroConnect. Students reducing their course load between the beginning of th e fifth and the end of the tent h week of full term classes during fall a nd spring semesters may rec eive an "NC" nota tion for eac h course prov id ed faculty approval is granted and indicated on t h e request form by th e faculty member's signature or the department chair ' s signature in the case of the absence of t h e faculty member who is the instructor of record . NC request forms with the i n structor's sig n ature for full term classes are due to the Office of the Registrar b y 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. Additiona l restrictions regarding as igning the "NC" notation may be set by eac h school, department, and/or faculty member for the period between the beginning of the fifth a nd the end of the tenth week of the semes t er (or proportional time frame ) . Such additional rest ri ctio n s should be included in th e instructor's class outline an d poli c ies which are distributed to all st ud ents on the first day of class. • Student requests for an "NC" n o tation in a give n course will not b e g r anted after the tenth week of the fall and sp r ing semester or after the publis h e d date for summ er term for ful l t erm classes (o r after the part-of-term deadlines for requesting an C with the signature of the faculty member ) unl ess the r e qu est is approve d b y th e facu lt y member , the department chair an d the d ean. T h e " I " notation may be used during this period, provided the conditio n s specified in the ''!" explanatio n above apply. P roportion a l time frames are applied for part-of-term cou r ses, weekend courses, workshops an d summer terms. Thes e deadlines are availab l e from the Office of th e Registrar or the Office of Student Accounts. Deadlines for full-term summer classes are published in the class sc h edule. A writte n policy stateme nt des cr ibin g the use of th e "NC" notation will be give n to each student for each class in which the st udent enrolls. Students are ex p ec t ed to attend all sess ions of cou r ses for whic h th ey are registered . Each in structor :letermines w h e n a student's abse n ces have reached a point at wh i c h th ey jeopardize t h e student' s suc : ess in a course . When absences become excessive, the student may receive a failing grade for the course. If attendance i s a part of the g r ad in g cr iteria, that policy should be included in the individual faculty member ' s class policies and outline and distributed t o students on the first day of class. )tudents who withdraw from a co ur se or courses because of the death of an immediate family member, ;erious illness or medi ca l emerge ncy, or employment changes beyond th e control of th e student may 'ilea Tuition and Fees Appeal Form through the Office of Student Accounts. In these cases , the student s still required to obtain an NC for each courses/h e is withdraw in g from according to the guidelines tbove. If the stude nt is incapacitated a nd unable to co nt act his/he r instructor ( s ) , the stude nt or her/hi s

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70 POLICIES AND PROCEDUR E S representative, may contact the Office of the Registrar, the academic department chair, or the dean f< assistance in contacting the faculty and requesting w i thdrawal as indicated by the NC notation. Computing G ra d e Point Aver age/ Q uality Po ints T h e number of qua l ity points awarded for a course is determined b y mult i plying the number of seme : ter hours for that course by the quality point value of the grade received. The cumulative GPA is calct lated by dividing the total number of quality points b y the number of s emester hours attempted. To be eligible for a degree, a candidate must have a minimum number of quality points equal to twi< the number of semester hours attempted in addition to meeting other prescribed requirements. The fo lowing notations have no effect on the GPA: AP, CC, CL, EX, I, NC, NR , P, PL, PP, S , S #, SA, SE, SN, U#. Pass Fail Option The pass/fail option encourages students to venture out of their major and minor fields and thereb broaden their educational experience. A student must declare interest in the pass/fail option no latf than the 12th day of classes for fall and spring, the eighth day of cla s ses for summer or the second day c classes for parts-of-term of any semester ( see the Academic Calendar on MSCD ' s Web site ( http://wwv mscd.edu/academic/acal.htm ) for specific deadlines) b y contacting the Office of the Registrar and corr pleting the Request for Pass/Fail Option. Once approved , t h e request for the pass/fail option is irrevc cab l e . A student who req u ests the option and l ater is declared ineligible will receive written notificatio from the Office of the Registrar. Students who have completed at least one MSCD course with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA may choos to be evaluated for a certain course on a pass/fail basis rather than by a letter grade. Major , minor, Gen era! Studies and other courses required for a degree and courses for teacher licensure may NOT be take on a pass/fail basis. Sel f paced courses may NOT be taken un d er the pass/fail option. Maximum gradua tion credit for pass/fail courses is 18 credit hours earned in no more than six courses and limited to on 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." Th " pass " grade (P) is equivalent to the grade of D or better. Pass/fail courses are under the same "NC g u idel i nes and deadlines as other course s in the institution whether those guidelines and deadlines ar established college wide or by individual schools or departments The instructor will assign and record the pass/fail grad e on the final grade l ist that identifies student electing and eligible for pass/fail grading . Some institutions do not accept credit in tran s fer for course in w h ich a "pass " grade is given. Therefore, students who p l an to transfer or take graduate work shou], determine whet h er the institution of their choice wou l d accept the credit before registering for course under the pass/fail option. Additionally , it is the student' s responsibility to ensure that the course is no in their major, minor or General Studies. Repeated Courses ( Last G ra d e Stand s) A student may repeat any course taken at Metropolitan State College of Denver regardless of the origi nal grade earned . Only the credit and the grade for the last attempt of the course will remain on th student's official academic record. The grade(s ) for all prior attempt s will be changed to the " NC" nota tion unless a permanent F has been assigned. Repeated courses must carry the same title, course num ber and semester h o urs. To effect the grade change, the student must re-reg i ster and pay the full t u it io1 for the class in question, complete the class earning a letter grade, and complete the Last Grade Stand form in the Office of the Registrar . Otherwise, the grade change will be made administratively prior t• graduation. Credit duplication involving transfer, interinstitutional, or state college system courses rna be treated differently from the above procedures ( see number 4 below ) . A FAILING COURSE GRAD I 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 ant

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 7 request " last grade stands" after the completion of an MSCD degree that includes the course in ques tion . Specifically: I . In all cases except for grades assigned for aca demi c dishonesty the grades of all but the last entry of the particular course will be c hanged to an " NC" ( no credit, withdrawa l ) notation. The C notation d oes not affec t the credit total and G PA. 2 . The determination of course equivalency will be made by the Office of the Registrar in consultatio n with the academic department. 3. If the student does not request that the previous grade (s) of a course be changed to a n " C" after the course is repeated , the grade change will be made administratively prior to g radu a tion. The Last Grade Stands Policy cannot be used after the studen t grad uate s from the College for co urses 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 t owa rd 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 applie d when a course taken at another institution and transferred to MSCD is later rep eate d at MSCD. The transferred credit is then revo ked. 6. An except i on to this policy occurs when a student takes a course at MSCD, then repeats the co urse at anothe r institution and returns to or is still in atte ndance at MSCD. In this case, since the course is not repeated on the MSCD r eco rds, the MSCD course will not be cha nged to an " NC;' but rather , the trans fer cre dit will be disallowed. 7. The Last Grade Stands policy applies only to MSCD courses. Co urse s taken under the Interin stitutio nal/ Conso rtium or " pooled " programs do not qualify for consideration under this policy. However , this policy does apply to a UCD cou rse if r epeated through the MSCD/UCD-pooled program. 8. Courses repeated prior to the summer quarter of 1971 are not affected by this Last G r a de Stands policy. A grade in a co urse taken prior to the summer quarter , 197 1 a nd repeated after s ummer, 1971 may be changed to an" C" notation with the use of the grade exception form. Student Grade Appeal Procedure I f students have rea on to question the validity of a grade received in a course, they must make their request for a change before the e n d of the fourth week of the se mester following the completion of the cour e (the following fall semester in the case of the spring semester). The Grade Appeal Guidelines can be obtained from the students' respective deans. I t i s t he responsibility of the student t o in itiate a grade appeal within the time limit , a nd to follow the procedures specifie d for grade appeals i n the current Student Handbook . The handbook may be obtained from the Office of Student Service . All deci ions of the Grade Appeal Committee are final. 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 m a i ntains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Thi s s tudent i s 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 pro gram. See information on the program of interest to determine spec ific standards for that program. Academic Warning Status A student in good standing whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 will be on acad emic warning s t atus with the institution during his or her next semester. A st udent will be removed from this warn ing status and returned to good standing if h e or she achieves a cumulative GPA of at lea s t 2 . 0 at the end of his or her

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72 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES semester on warning status. More restrictive standards may apply to certain programs or schools. S i nformation on the program of i nterest. Academic Probatio n A student who fails to achieve a c u mulative GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of his or her semester on wan ing status will be put on academic p roba tion with the instit u tion during his or her next semester MSCD. A student will be on academic probation as long as h e or s he has a cumulative GPA below 2. but is making progress toward good standing as explained below and has not been on academic pn bation for more than three semes t ers. Oth er conditions may apply to g iven progra m s or schoo ls. s, informat ion on the program of intere st. A student is removed from academic probation and is in good standing the semester after achieving cumul ative GPA of at l east 2.0. Dur i ng any semester that a student is on academic probatio n , the student must make progress towai good standing with the institution b y taking all of the following actions: achieve a semester GPA of 2.2 or higher register and comp l ete a minimum of 3 b u t no more t h an 12 semester hours (3 to 6 sem ester ho u for summer semester ) take required activities as negotiated w i th the director of Student Inte r vention Services (m< include certain classes , repeated courses, tutoring or oth er activities) Whi l e on academ i c probatio n , a student may pre-regi ste r for the first sem ester following the academ: warni n g status semester, but is prohibited from pre-registering any other semester. For subsequent ae< demic prob atio n sta tus semesters, a GPA of at l east 2.2 must be verified prior to registration . Academic Suspension A student on academic probation not making progr ess toward good stand i ng will be prohibited fror reg i ster i ng for one cal endar year from the date of suspens i on. Appeal of suspe n sion for th i s reason wi be s ubmitted to the d i rector of Student Intervention Serv i ces . The director of Student Inte rven tio Services will then deliver the appeal materials to the Student Academic Review Committee, wh i ch w i review the appeal and notify the student of its deci sion. A student may appea l a s uspension onl y tw times in his or her academic career at the College. A student making progress towa r d good s t and i ng , whose c u mulative GPA remains be l ow a 2.0 afte three or more semesters on probation , will have his or her academic progress reviewed each semeste r b the St u dent Academic Review Committee. The committee will determine w h ether the student should b p l aced on suspension. In both cases, the decision of the Student Academic Revi ew Commi ttee i s final. Any student returning to the College afte r th e one-calenda r -year s u s pensio n must reapp l y and w ill b re-admitted on academic probation with the inst i tution. For these stu dents , all probation rules outline above will apply. A st udent who i s suspended for a second time will be re-admitted onl y if h e or she has s u ccessf ull comp l eted an associate degree program from a community college after suspension from MSCD demonstrate to the Student Academic Review Committee that chances for successful completion of a 1 educational program are greatly improved. Contact Student I n tervention Services at 303-556-4048 for f u rther informa ti on. WITHDRAWAL/EM E RGENC Y Students who mus t withdraw from all classes during a semester due to a serious persona l or med ica emergency s hould con tact the Student Account s Office, CN 110 , 303-556-6188 for assistance and infor mation on emergency withdrawal procedures.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 7 Students who must withdraw from all classes during a semester due to a military or state call to actio n should contact Veterans ' Services, CN 105, 303-556 2993 for assistance . STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Policies and Procedures Generally , the policies and procedures contained in this College Catalog must be followed by students currently enro lled for the 2005 fall semester and the 2006 spring and summer semesters. The procedures and policies con tain ed in this sect ion are subject to change, as the CoLlege deems nec essary. If you have a concern , please check with the appropriate office. An abbreviated version of the poli cies and procedures are con tained in this sect i on. For the comp l ete Students Rights and Responsibilities, you may access the Web at http: //handbook.mscd.edu / index2.htm l to confirm th e 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 reque st a variance from College academic r equirements. Valid reasons for variances must accompany all pe t itions , and the petition s must be signed by the app ropri ate dean and department c h air. For more information, contact the Office of Academic Affairs, 303-556-3040. Academic Honesty Students have a responsibility to m aintain standards of academic ethics and honesty. Cases of cheating or pl agiarism are handled withi n th e policies of Academic Affairs in accordance with pro cedures 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 standard s of conduct to which students are expected to adhere. Information regarding students ' rights and responsibilities, including the student due proces procedure ( the procedural rights pro vided to stude nt s at MSCD before disciplinary act ion is imposed), is available in Tivoli3ll , Central Classroom 313, orvia the Web at http://handbook.mscd.edu/index2.html. Student Conduct Code The Student Cond u ct Code is not intended to r ep l ace existing proced ures related to: • Discrimination or sexual harassment • Grade appeals • Requests for exceptions to aca demi c policies • Appeals for t u ition and fee reduction Disputes relative to financial aid awards • Instate 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 ca n advise and ass ist students with unusual circumstances, or with prob l ems not addressed in the Student Handbook or College Catalog, for example.

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74 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Respect for Rights of Others The student ass umes certain o bli gations of performance a nd behavior w hil e attending MSCD. Base< on this premise , reasonable pol i cies, proced ures and regulations have been developed to gua r antee eacl studen t's opportunity to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of others. MSCD students neithe gain nor l ose any of the rights a nd responsibilities of other citi zens by virt u e of their st ud e nt status. As members of an academic community , st ud ents are expected to conduct themselves in a mature an< responsible manner. Students should try at all times to p romote a sen s e of cooperation and civil w ithin the College and wor k to build an at m osphere that will be most cond u cive to the goa l s of hi ghe : ed u cation within the institution. Students, while within College facilities or while participati n g in College sponsored activities (on-cam pus and/or off-campus), are expected to comp l y with College rul e s and regulations and with th e regula tions of off camp u s s ites. Freedom of Speech Students shall have the right to assemble, to select speake r s and gue s ts , and t o discuss issues of thei1 choice. An invitation to a speaker shall not imp l y endorsement of the speaker's views by eit h er the stu dent organization or th e College. Information about student v iews, beliefs, and political ass ocia t ion s shall not be used to the detriment ol students and their institut i ona l standing. The rig h t of peacefu l protest i s gra n ted wit hin th e College community. The College retains the right tc assure the safety of individuals, the protection of property, and the continuity of the educatio nal process. The st ud ent press s h all be free of censorship and s hall prov ide editorial freedom. The editors and man agers s h all not be a rbit rari l y suspended beca use of student, faculty, admi ni s trati on, alumni, or com mu nity disapproval of editorial po l icy or content. All st ud ent communications s h all explicitly sta t e on the editorial page or in broadcast that the opinions exp re ssed are not necessarily those of the College and/or members of the College. Academic Rights Stude nt s have the right to: I. Be informed of course expectations and requirements. 2. Be evaluated fairly o n th e basis of aca d e mi c performa nce. 3. Participate in free and open discussion, inquiry and expression, both in the classroom and in conference. 4. Receive competent in struction and advisement. 5. Expec t protection agai n st professors ' improper disclosure of st ud e nt s ' personal information, views , be l iefs , and pol itical associations when such info rm ation has become known as a result of professors' instructions, advisement, or counsel. 6. Expect protection, t hrou g h established procedures , again st prejudic i a l o r capricio u s eva lu ation. 7. Assess the valu e of a course to make s u ggestions as to its direction and to eval u ate both the instructor and the instruction they have r eceived . 8. H ave input in College po l icymaking, which may incl u de, but s h a ll not be limited to, course scheduli n g di st ribution of night an d day classes, ca lendar arrangemen ts , library p olicy and development , grading systems, course development, and curriculum. 9 . Expect instructors to con d uct themselves professionally in th e classroom in accor dance wit h College policies and directives. 10. Expect instructors to maintain office h ours as require d b y College policy. II. Expect reasonable academic assistance from the app ropri ate department.

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 75 12. Be informed of academic standards expected of them in the classroom through a syllabus and/ or course outline. Academic standards shall in clude, but not be limited to, classroom civility, class attendance requirements, objectives t o be achieved, and the grading c rit eria that will be applied to a particular course of study. 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 th em. 2. Maintain the standards of academic performance e tablished 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 behav ior occurs in a classroom, an instructor has a uth ority to ask the student to leave the classroom for one class session, and report it to the Student Judicial Officer. Should such di sorderly or dis ruptive conduct persist, the instructor should report the matter to Auraria Campu s Police , the Student Judicial Officer, and the appropriate Department Cha ir a nd 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. In itiate an inv estigation by contacting the department cha ir if the y believe their academic rights have been vio l ated. Academic Misconduct Academic dishonesty or miscond u ct is a serious offe nse at the College because it diminishes the quality of scholarship an d the learning experience for everyone on camp us . In order to encourage and fos ter academic excellence, the College expects students to conduct themselves in accordance with certain generally accepte d norms of scho larship and professional beh avior. Because of this expectation, the Co l lege does not condone any form of academic miscond uct. Academic misconduct includes , but is not limited to, plagiarism , cheating, fabrication, multiple submis sions, collaboration , or facilitatio n of academic dishonesty, or knowingly or reckless l y furnishing false information to the College. Academic misconduct i s an unacceptable activity in scho larship, and is in conflict with academic and professional ethics a nd morals. Conseq uently, students who are found to have 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 penalt ies 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 serious ness of the offense. 4 . Any com bin ation 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: I. The writte n , artistic , or musical composition of another; or t h e ideas, language, or symbols of same and pa ssing them off as the product of one ' s own work. 2 . The lifting of a substantial or essential portion of another's work.

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76 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 3. The unacknowledged use of materi a l s prepared by another person or agency, including W. sites, that may or may not be engaged in the selling of term papers o r other acade mi c material. Cheating is the act of using or attempting to u se , in examination or other academic work or material, infc mation, or study aids which are not permitted by the ins tructor. Cheating includes, but is no t limited to: I . Using books, notes, or calculators, or copying from or co n versing with others during an examination 2. Having someone e lse do research, wr it e papers, or take examinations. 3. Doing research, writing papers , or taking examinations for someone e l se. 4. Possession, u se, or di st ribu t ion of tests or oth er aca d emic mater i a l belonging to a member' the college faculty, staff, or other st ud ents . Fabrication is the i n vention or falsification of material or its s ource and its use as an authority in ac demic work. Fabrication includes, but is no t limit ed to : I. In venting the data for a scientific experiment. 2. Inventing the title and author of a publication in order to use the inve nt ed publication as a sourc 3. Knowing l y attributing m aterial to a n in correct so urce. Academic Dishonesty Procedures, Student Conduct Code and Judicial Process Refer to the most cu rr ent Stud e nt Handbook in the Office of S tu dent Life for complete information. Ya may a l so access it v i a th e Web at: http:l/h a ndb ook.mscd .edu/index2.html. Additiona l information a l so available on the Judicial Affairs website at : www.mscd.ed u / judicial/ . Sexual Harassment Sex u a l h arassment is a form of discrimination based on sex . It is prohibited by law and College polic In t h e educat i o nal co nt ext, sexual h arassme nt is defined as a n y unwelcome sexual adva n ce, request fc sex ual favors, or other verbal or physical con du ct of a sexua l n ature when: a. submission to s u ch co nduct i s made either explicit l y or implicitly a term or condition of a i ndividual's s t atus in a cou rse, progra m , activity , or educational eval u ation b. s ubmi ssio n to or rejection of such conduct i s used as the basis for educationa l d ec i sions affec 1 ing that indiv idual c. s u ch conduct has the purpose or effect of unreaso n ably interfering with an individ u al ' s ac < demi c performance or educationa l experience, or of c r eating an int imid ating, hosti l e or offe[ s ive educational environment Charges of sexual harassment can be based on a wide variety of behaviors, s u c h as repeated deroga tory sexual re m arks, n egotiat i o n for sexua l favors as a q uid pro quo for g r ades or r ecommendation or threatened or act u a l sex u a l assault. T h ese and similar behaviors serio u s l y undermine th e teachin and l earning environment and can be grounds for discip lin ary action. Sex u a l harassment should b reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity a t 303-556 2939. Sexual assa ult s s h ould be r e p orted t o th Auraria Campu s Police at 303-556-3271. Writte n policies addressing these issues in g r eater detail are available from the Office of Equal Opportu nity an d Affirmative Action i n Central Classroom (CN ) 315 o r call 303-556 2939. Amorous Relationships Involving Students and College Employees Membe r s of t h e College community, whet her faculty members or admini stra t ive staff, put acade mi and profe ssional trust and e thi cs at risk w h e n th ey engage in amorous romanti c/sexua l rel ations hip w ith people w h ose acade m ic and/or profess i o nal benefits and opportunities a re, or appear to be, subjec to the ir authority, s up e r vision o r influ ence. Accordingly, the College prohi bit s s uch relationships , as wei

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 7 as any attempt to initiate or e n gage in such relat i o n s h ips. Any faculty member or adm inistrator w h o engages in, or attempts to engage in, an amorous relationship with a student or subordinate shall report any such relationship or attempt to the EEO Officer. Sexual harassment of an employee or student will lead to disciplinary action. In the case of an employee, such discipline may include termination. In case of students, s uch discipline ma y include expulsion. 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 attenda nce during the firs t week of class. Consult the department for more information about the attendance po l icy for the class that you are attending. Students who drop classes a r e financially responsible for those classes in accor dance with the withdrawal/refund policies stated on the web class schedule on Metroconnect ( metro connect.mscd.edu ) . Students are expected to attend all sessions of courses for which t hey are registered. Each instructor determines when a student ' s absences have reached a point at which they jeopardize s u ccess 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 com municate with the instructor, they should contact the chair of that department, who will inform the in tructor of t h e reasons for the anticipated absence. Whenever an i n structor determines that a student's absences are interfering with academic progress , the instructor may submit a letter to the departmen t chair informing that office of the situation. Students at MSCD who , because of their s incere l y held religious beliefs , are unabl e to attend classes, take examinations, participate in graded a c tivities 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 tha t proper notice and procedures are followed. The policie s and procedures designed to excuse class attendance on re l igious holidays a r e covered in the MSCD Student Handbook. Final Examinations It is the general policy of the College to require final examinations of all students in a U courses in whic h they are registered for credit, with the possible exception of s eminar courses or specia l projects . Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equa l opportunity empl oyer; applications from minori tie s and women are particularly invited. Metropolitan State College of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age , sexua l orientation or d i sability in admis sions or acces to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. Inquiries con cerning the College grievance procedures may be d i rected to the des i gnated MSCD officials. Inqui r ies concerning Title VI and Title IX may be referred to Dr. Percy Morehouse, )r. , MSCD Office of Eq u a l Opportunity, Campus Box 63, P.O. Box 173362 , Denver , CO 80217-3362 , 303-556-2939. Inquiries con cerning the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA) or 504 may be referred to Ms. He l en Fleming, Fac ulty and Staff ADA Coordinator, MSCD, Campus Box 47, P.O. Box 173362 , Denver, CO 80217 3362, 303-556-8514; Student ADA Coordinator, 303-556-2761; Ms. Lisa McG ill, Director Disability Serv ices Office, AHEC, Campus Box 00 1 , P.O. Box 173361, Denver , CO 80217 3361 , 303 556-8387. Otherwise, aU inquiries may be referred to t h e Office for Civi l Rights , U.S. Department of Educa t ion, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Denver , CO 80204 , 303-844-3723 .

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78 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES F amily Educational Rights and Pri v acy Act S tud e n t Right s 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 Regi strar, Centra l Classroom B uil ding, Room 105. Under the Fami l y Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA ), 20 USC 1232g , and the implementing regulations published at 34 CFR pa r t 99, each eligible student has the rig h t to: I. I n spect and review his/ h er educationa l r ecords; 2. Request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that they are not inaccu rate , mislead i ng 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 educa tional records, except to the extent that FERPA authorize s disclosure without consent ( see Non d i sclosure and Exceptions); and 4. File a complaint under 34 CFR 99.64, concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA, with the Family Compliance Office, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Mary l and Avenue , S . W . , Washingto n , D . C. 20202-4605 . Procedure for Inspecting an d Reviewing Educat i onal Reco r ds 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, Co l orado 80217-3362. A. T h e request shall identify as precisely as possible the record or records the student wishes to i nspect. B. T h e record custodian or an appropriate staff person s h all make the arrangements for access as promptly as possible and notify the student of the t i me and place where the records may be inspected. Access must be given within 45 days from the receipt of the request. C. When a record contains in formation abo u t more than o n e student, the st udent may inspect and review only the records that relate to that student. Procedure for Amending Educational Rec ords A student ma y make a written request to amend a record. 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. Metropolita n State College of Denver s h all comply w i t h the request or n otify t h e student that t h e 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 s tu dent's rights. 3. Upon written request, Metropolitan State College of D e nver will arrange for a hearing, and notify the student, reasonably in advance, of the date, p l ace, and time of the hearing. 4. T h e hearing will be cond u cted by a hear i ng officer who is a disinterested party , but w h o 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 r ecords. The st u dent may be assisted by one or more ind i viduals, includ ing an attorney. 5. Metropolitan State College of Denver will prepare a written decision based solely on the evi dence presented at the hearing. The decision will include a summary of the evidence presented and the reasons for the decision. 6. I f Metropolitan State College of Denver decide s that the challenged information is not inaccu r ate, misleading , or in vio l ation of the student' s right of privacy or other right, it will no tify the

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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 7 stude n t that the studen t has a right to p l ace in the record a state ment commen t ing on the cha l lenged information and/or a statement sett i ng forth reasons for disagreeing w i th 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 Metropol i tan State College of Denver decides that the informa tion 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 a m ended. Nondisclosure and Exceptions Pursuant to FERPA, the College will not disclose a student ' s education records without the written con sent of the student except to College officials with legitimate educa t ional interests, to officials at other institutions in which the student seeks to enroll; in connection wit h providing fina n c ial aid to the st u dent; to accrediting agencies in carrying out their functions; to federal, state or local authorities audit ing 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 invo l ving the student. However, the College may release directory informa tion without t h e prior written consent of the student unless withi n t e n ( 10) calenda r days after the firs t 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 info r mation shall not be disclosed without the con ent of the student. A request for nondisclosure will remain in effect until the student is no l onger enrolled or cancels the request for nondisclosure. A school offic i a l is a person empl oyed by the College in an admini st r a t ive, supervi so ry, academic o r research, or upport 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 profess i onal duties and responsibilities. A l eg i timate educat i onal interest is the need of a school official to review educational reco r ds in order to fulfill that official's p r ofessional duties and responsibilities. Directory Information T h e Metropo l ita n S t ate College of Denver has des i gnated the followi n g cat egories of personally identifiable information on students as directory information under ection 438(a) ( S)(B) of FERPA: > name, address and telephone number > 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 Institut i onal 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 r ate, for the 1998 co hort of first-time, full-time stu d ents is 22.9o/o

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80 POLICIES AND PROCEDURES CAMPUS CRIME INFORMAT ION A ur aria Campus CLERY S t ast i stical Re po r t C ampu s and Publi c P rop e r ty CRIMINAL OFFENSES On Campus Public Property 2002 2 003 2004 2002 2003 2004 Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 Negl igent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 Forcib l e Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 Non-Fo rcible Sex Offenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 Robbery 1 I 0 7 5 1 Aggravated Assault 3 5 2 2 5 2 Burglary 3 7 46* 2 8 4 Motor Vehicle T h eft IS 9 12 9 4 6 Arson 0 1 0 0 2 0 reason for the marked increase is due to tile definition provided in the "Handbook for Campus Crime R eporting" published by the US Dept of Education/2005 stating "If lawful entry cannot be proven, classify as a burgl ary . " Many of these crimes were previously classified as a theft which is a non-reportable offense for C lery. HATE CRIMES On Campus Public Property 2002 2 00 3 2004 2002 2003 2004 Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 Forcib l e Sex Offenss 0 0 0 0 0 0 Non-Forcible Sex Offences 0 0 0 0 0 0 Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aggrava ted Assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 Burglary 0 0 0 0 0 0 Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0 0 0 Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 Othe r Crimes Involving Bodily I njury 0 0 0 0 0 0 ARRESTS On Campus Public Property 2002 20 0 3 2004 2 00 2 2003 2004 Liquor Law Violat i ons 0 6 0 0 60** 10 Drug Law Violations 13 1 6 9 6 26 13** lUegal Weapons Possession 2 1 1 2 5 1** **The reason for the marked decrease is due to the d efinitio n provided in the "Handbook for Campus Crim e Reporting " published by t h e US Dept of Education/2005 stating ''All public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that i s within the campus, or immediate l y adjacent to and accessi b l e from the campus." b e included; essentially, sidewalk, street , sidewalk. The Aura ria Campus was previously over-reporting the statistics.

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the School of SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 Business We educate Denver's business workforce . METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE of DENVER

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82 SCHOO L OF BUSINESS SCHOO L OF B USINES S The School of Business offers students a vari ety of educational opportu n ities th at eit h er l ead to a bache lor's degree or provide opportun ities for non-degree seeki n g stud e nt s to gain a ddition a l underg ra duate ed ucation th roug h ou r exte n s ive cou rse offeri ngs and certifica t e programs. T he school provides conve nient access to instruction through traditional class room sessio n s and inno vative online delivery, a t the main Aura ria campus, both Metro South and Metro North campus, during the da y , evenings, and weeke nds. The schoo l consists of 58 fulltime facu lty, more than 60 p arttim e fac ulty, and 8 full-time staff. Over 3600 stude nt s major in business and econo m ics. Stu d en t s can take advantage of on-the-job training th ro u gh coo per ative e ducation placeme nts, internships, and indepen dent study co urse work. Students may declare a m a jor in the Sch oo l of Business during the admiss ion pro cess, or at any time thereafter b y conta ct in g a department faculty advisor and co mpl eting th e " Major Declaration Form". St udent s are enco ur aged to declare as early as possible to ens u re accurate advising on degree prog r am req uirements. Mission T he school's missi on statement reflect s ou r efforts to provide s tud e nt s with the best p oss ibl e educat ion we can offer: Our mission is to develop undergraduate students into effective business professionals by pre paring students for careers and lifelong learning with an awareness of ethics, technological advancements, and g lobalization. We facilitate learning through excellence in teaching b y maintaining currency in t h e disciplines, using appr opriate pedagogy, and providing individual attention to students. We deliver a quality, accessible undergraduat e business education in t h e m etropolitan Denver a rea to a diverse student population . The school offers de grees in six majors: B a c helo r o f Scienc e Degre e Pro grams • Accounting • Co mput er Information System s • Finance ( General Finance , Financial Services ) • Management • Marketing B achelor o f Arts Degree P r o gr am • Economics In addition, we offer an International Business Concentrat ion for business major s and a t ota l of nin e minors desi gned for non bu si ness maj ors. T h e variou s educa tional opportunities availa b l e thr o u gh the School of Business are listed on the n ex t page. Course description s a nd prerequi sites a r e found b egin ning on page 359 of thi s Catalog. If yo u have a n y questions abo ut the offerings, academic policies and practices, or admissio n requir e ments, contact the dean of the School of Business or the chair of the appropr iat e dep ar tment . School o f Business Prere qu isite and Attendance Po licy All students are expected to know an d fulfill all c urr ent prerequisite requirements. The School of Bus i ness reserves the rig ht to disenroll st ud e nts w ho do n ot meet c urre nt prerequisite requirements or who

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 ' fail to meet expected cou r se atte ndanc e policies. (See Class Attenda nce Section.) In addition to meeting specific course prerequisites, the following general requirements also apply : Prior to attending an upper-division course offered in the School of Business Bachelor of Science pro grams ( Acco unting, Computer Information Systems, Finance , Management, Marketing), all students must have: • complete d all Level I Gene ral 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 degree requires co mpl etion of course work in genera l s tudies, the core business disciplines and requirements, a major , and e l ectives. A minor is not required. Business Program Residency Requirements For all Bachelor of Science degrees in the Schoo l of Business , at l east 50 percent of the business cred it hours received for th e business degr ee must be ea rn e d in residence at MSCD. To earn a Bachelor of Science degree in business, a st udent must s ucce ssfully comple t e 30 or more c redit hours of business course work at MSCD . This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by complet ing any business courses with the prefix ACC , CIS, FLN, MGT and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300 , CIS 3300, CIS 3340, and FI 2250 . A student must compl ete at least eight (8 ) upper-division semester hours in the major a t 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 th i s Catalog. • During t h e first 60 cred it h ours, business major s should compl ete their Genera l Studies Leve l s I and II courses and the 2000level busine score courses . • The College requires at least 40 credit hours of upper-division courses ( 3000 or 4000 level ). Consult wit h an advisor to ens ur e that your pecific degree program meets this requirement. • If a stud ent pursuing a degree other than a Bachelor of Science from the Schoo l of Business wis he s 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 cre dit hours in econo mic s and the following courses: CIS I 010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300, C I S 3340, or FIN 2250. • A minor is not required for students whose major is accounti ng , computer information systems, finance , mana gement or marketing . T h e following sections describe th e scope of the degree program, co urse requirements, career opportu niti es, 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 accounti ng is moving rapidly toward a greater emphasis in the areas of information systems , management consult ing , and o rganizati onal change. Accountants can obtain a variety of professional certifications, including

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84 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Certifie d Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Ce rtified Fraud Examiner, Certifie d Informa tion Systems Auditor, and Certified Management Accountant . Each professional certification progran i ncludes ri goro us education, examina tion , exper i ence , and e thic s requirements. Miss ion Statement: The Accounting D e partm e nt at MSC D prov i des hi g h quality, accessible, e nri c hing under graduate accounting education in an urban setting appropriate to a diverse student population enrolled unde r modified open admissio n standards. We pr epare students for careers, graduate education, and lif elong learning in a g lobal and technological society. The department is c ommi tted to ethical values, contin u o u s improv e ment, and mutual respect within a diverse campus community. The Accounting Department pursues excellence in teachin g and learni n g as its primary pur pose. Int ellectual contr ibution s in accountin g and r e lated fields that e nhance teaching and l earning and c ontribut e to scholarship through both applied research and oth e r avenues of professional development are secondar y thou g h fundamenta l to the mission of the Accounting Department. Service to MSCD , the accountin g profession, and the community and society in general is also secondar y albe it funda m e ntal t o the mission of the Accounting D e partm e nt . Successful accounti ng students possess these skills and attributes: • ability t o organize, analyze, and inte rpret numerica l data ; • strategic and cr iti cal thinkin g skills; • proficien cy in oral and written communicatio n s w ith ability to ex plain complex financial data t o others; • ability to app l y current technolo gy; • knowledge of financial and economic hi story, practices, and trends; • ability to work co llab oratively as well as independently ; • understan ding of the m ethods for creating, leading, and managi n g change in organizations. Program Requirements All candida tes for a Bachelor of Scienc e degree in accounting m ust satisfy the General Studies require ments, the bus iness core course requirements, and th e School of Bu siness requ irements de sc ribed in the follow in g sections. The basic structure of th e accounting pro gram is: COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HO URS General Studies ( Levell an d Level II) .. ............................................ . . 34 Business Core .................................................... . . ......... .... 33 School of Business requirements ......... ...... ... . . . ............................... . 9 Major in Accounting ....................................................... . . ..... 24 E lectives* ................................. . ...........•........... , ..... .......... 20 Total Hours ( minimum ) ............................................................ 120 *The Schoo l of Business requires 20 credit hours o f e lectives, no more than 9 of which may be business e lectives. General Studies The academic f ounda tion for a successfu l business caree r or grad u ate 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 Com position: The Essay ...................................... 3 ENG 1020 Freshman Co mpo s ition: Ana lysis, Research, and Documentation . . .... .... . . . 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Mathematics MTH 1 3 10* Finite Mat hem atics for the Management and Social Science s ...... . .......... 4 Communications SPE 1 010 Public Speaking . ...... ........................ . .... .................. 3 *Note: MTH 1110 or MTH 1400, with graphing calculat or experience strongly recommended, is acceptabl e 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 hi s t ory cou rse recommended) ....... .......................... 3 Arts and Letters PHI 1030 Ethics -or PH I 3360 Business Ethics ....................................................... 3 Levell! Arts and Letters e lectiv e ( r efer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements ) .... 3 Social Sciences PSY 100 1 * Int roducto r y P sycho l ogy -or SOC 1 010 Introduction to Sociology .......... . . .................................. 3 PSC 1010 American National Govern ment -or PSC 1020 Political Syst ems and Ideas ........................................ ..... 3 Natural Sciences Level II Natural Sci ences electives ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .. 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies ........................................... 34 • Note: PSY 8000 is acceptabl e for transfer studen t s . Multicultural Requirement The College ' s multi cultural req uir ement m ay be sa tisfi ed by taking an approv ed multicultural cours e liste d in the Cata log Addendum: General College Requirement s o r electives porti o n of the deg r ee r equirement. Business Core All business m ajors r equi re foundation course work in ali s i g nifi cant areas of business theory and practice. The following courses are r equired for a ll majors in accounting. A g r ade of"C" or better must b e earned in eac h business core course t o h ave that co u rse count toward the bachelor of sc ien ce degree in accounting. REQU IR ED COURSES .................... ..... .............. ......... . SEMESTER HOURS ACC 20 I 0 Principle of Accounting I. ............... ...•............. . . ........... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II ........ . ........................ ............ 3 C I S 201 0 Compu ter Applicati ons for Busines ............... ...................... 3 CIS 2300 Business S tati s tic s ...... ....... . .... ........................... ........ 3 CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics .................................... . ....... 3 FI 3300 Manageria l Finance .................... ..................... .......... 3 MGT 221 0 Legal Envi r o nm ent of Business I . ....................................... 3 MGT 3 000 Organizational Management ..................... .............. . . ...... 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management ................. ............... . ................ 3 MKT 2040 Business Co mmunication .............................................. 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Mar keting ................................................ 3 Total Hours Required in Business Core ...................................... ..... ..... . 33

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86 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS School of Business Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ..................... ....... . ........... .... .... . SEMESTER HOURS ECO 2010 Princ iples of Economics-Macro . ................... . ................... . 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro ....................... . ................. 3 MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Socia l Sciences ... .... ...... . . . .... . ..... 3 Total H ours for S chool of Business Requir e ment . . ....... ....... ......••...........•....... 9 Elective Requirements Each business program major must take 20 credi t hours of electives that meet the following requirements: • no more than 9 credit hours of bu siness course work may b e counted toward thi s r eq uir ement. • at lea st II hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in nonbusiness programs. Students m ajori ng in accounting and interes t ed in pursuing a n Internation a l Business concentration should see an advisor. Accounting Major Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ....... ... ..... . . . . .... . . .............. .......... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 3090 Income Tax I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ACC 3300 Accountin g Information System s ........ ...... ...... . . .............. .... 3 ACC 3400 Cost Accounting ....... . . ....... . . . . . .................. . . . . ........... 3 ACC 3510 Intermediate Accounting I ... . ..................... . ................ . . . 3 ACC 3520 Intermediate Accoun ting II. . . . . ................... ..................... 3 Subtotal. .. ... . ............ ........... . .... ...................... ..... ............ 15 Plus 9 hours from the following courses incl udin g at least on e 4000 level course: ACC 3100 Income Tax II ......... . ... ........ ... . . ............ . . . . .............. 3 ACC 3110 Volunteer Income Tax Assist ance (VITA) ................................. 3 ACC 3200 Government a l Accounting . . . . . .... . . . . .................. . . . . .......... 3 ACC 3410 Advanced Cost Accounting ........................... ....... ........... 3 ACC 4090 Tax Procedures and Research ... . . . . . ...... . . ............ . .... . . ........ 3 ACC 4100 Tax Plannin g ........... . . . . ................. . ........................ 3 ACC 4200 Auditing and Attestation . . . . ........................................ ... 3 ACC 4300 Advanced A uditin g .............. . . . .... . ..... ........ . . . . ............ 3 ACC 4510 Advanced Accountin g ... ............... ... . . ....... ...... . . ..... . . .... 3 ACC 4520 Mergers and Acquisitions ... . . ..................................... .... 3 ACC 4650 Fra ud : I ssues in Accounting and Auditing ......... ... ..... ... . . . . ......... 3 Total Hours Required for Accounting Major ................................ .................. 33 Students mus t have a minimum of 90 hours of non-accounting co urse work for th e bachelor ' s degree . Student s interested in becoming Certified Public Accountants should be aware that the majority of states ( Colorado not included) r equire ISO semester hours of education to sit for the uniform CPA examination. MSCD offers classes that satisfy both the 150 h o ur requirement and Co l o rado 's "ed uca tion in lie u of experience " option for certification. To ea rn a Bachelo r 's degree in accounting, a student mus t successf ull y complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work a t MSCD. This 30-hour residency req uirement can be met by compl eting any business courses with the prefix ACC , CIS , FIN, MGT , and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300, CIS 3300 , CIS 3320, C I S 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at l east eight (8) upper-di vision semester hours in the major at MSCD. Stude nt s s hould co n su lt an accounting facu lt y advi so r to deve lop an appropriate academic program. A wide variety of interns hip opportunities are availab l e through the Cooperative Education Office.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 8 Computer Information Systems Degree Program With a degree in the r ap idl y ex p a ndin g a rea of information syste m s in the business world, students can l ook forward to c hallen gi n g career s in compute r inform ation syste ms . Mission Sta t ement: The Computer Information Systems Department delivers high quality, accessible undergrad uate business information systems educat i on to a diverse student population . We prepare s tudent s to analyze, design, develop, and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a b alance between fundamental inform ati o n systems concepts and the application of these concept s from a future-o riented perspective. The Computer Information Systems Department provides undergraduate major , minor , and certificate programs in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and quan t itative met h o d s t o School of Business students, and applied computer courses to students college-wide. The Computer Information Systems Department faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. We provide degree and career plannin g assistance. We nurture learning through individual attention to st udents. The facult y aggressively engage in professional development activ ities to enhance instruction and contr ibut e to scholarship and applied research, and engage in pur s uit of currency in Information Sys tems. The faculty integrat e current technology into the curriculum and provide service to the institution , the profession and the community at large. Successful students in the Computer Information Systems program will b e ab l e to demon s trat e s kills and compete n cies in the following areas : • Computer Info rm atio n Systems th eory a nd co nc epts and the i r application to the functional areas of business; • Project m a n agement tools a nd techniques as they apply to Inform atio n Systems proje cts; • Programming processes including planning, writing, testing, executing and d e bugging ; • Database design , development and management; • Telecommunications and n etworking syste ms; • Web-based systems; • Operating systems; • Knowledge of how to create and utilize team approaches to problem solving; • Advanced knowledge in an Information Systems a rea; • Ability t o s upport t he delivery and management of information systems. Students majorin g in computer information systems are encouraged to selec t advanced courses that be s t meet their needs in areas such as systems analysis , design , and de velopment; prog r amming; data base management/administration ; data communi cations; n etwo rks / network admi ni stration; elect ronic commerce; web s ite d eve lopment /a dmini s tration; and manageme n t of informatio n systems. Advising for these areas i s availab l e from th e department chair and indi v idu a l faculty members. Students must satisfy the assessment exam r equi rem ent of the department in orde r to earn a b ache lor's degree in Co mputer Inform a tion Systems. Computer Information Systems Major for Bachelor of Science All candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information syste m s must satisfy th e Ge n eral Studies requir ements, the business core course requirem e nts, the School of Business requir e ments,

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88 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS and the major requirements described in the following sectio n s. The basic structure of the computer information syste m s program is: COURSES .................. .................................. ........ SEMESTER HOURS Gener a l Studies (Level I and Level II) ................................................ 34 Business Co r e .... ... ............................................. . . ............. 33 Sch oo l of Business r eq uirement s ............ ......................................... 9 M ajo r in Co mput e r I nformation Systems .... . . .......... . ...................... ...... 27 E lectives• ...............................................•......................... 17 Total Hour s ( minimum) ............................. . ....... . ...................... 1 2 0 *The Computer Information Systems Program requires 17 credit hours of electives, no more than 6 of which may be business e lectives. General Studies The aca demic foundation for a successful business career o r graduate work is a broad liberal arts ed u ca tion. Genera l Studies Level I REQUIRED COU RSES ..................... . ........................... SEMESTER HOURS Composition ENG 1010 ENG 1020 Mathematics Freshman Composition: The Essay ...................................... 3 F r eshman Composition : Ana lysis, Research, and Documentation ............. 3 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 calculato r experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students or students changing their major. Consult with the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department on substitutions. Ge neral Studies Level II Historical Studies HIS ( American history course recommended ) ................................. 3 Arts and Letters PHI 1030 Ethics .............................................................. 3 -orPHI 3360 Business Ethics ....................................................... 3 Level II Arts and Letters elective ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements ) .... 3 Social Sciences PSY 1001 * Introductory Psychology ......................... ..................... 3 -or -S O C 1010 Introdu c tion to Sociology .............................................. 3 PSC 1010 American National Govern m ent ............... .... ..................... 3 -or -PSC I 020 Political Systems and Ideas ................................ ............. 3 Natural Sciences Level II Natural Sciences electives (refer to Catalog Addendum : General College Requirements) .. 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies ........................................... 34 • Note: PSY 8000 is acceptabl e for transfer students. Multicultural Requirement The College's multicultural requirement may be sat i sfied by takin g an approve d multicultura l course listed in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or e l ectives portion of the d eg r ee requirement.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Business Core All busi ness majors require foundation course work in all sig nificant areas of bus iness theory and practi ce . The following courses a re required for all majors in computer information systems. A grade of" C " or better must b e earned i n eac h business co re cour se to have that course count toward the Bachelor of Scien ce degree in computer information systems. REQUIRED COURSES .... . . . . . . ............................ ........... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accou nting I. ............................................. 3 CIS 2 010 Comp uter Applicati ons for Busines s ..... ........................... . .... 3 ACC 2020 Principles o f Accounting II ............................................. 3 MKT 2040 Business Co mmuni cation ............ .................................. 3 MGT 2210 Legal E n v ironm ent of Business l .............................. . . . . ...... 3 CIS 2300 Business Sta tistics . .................................................... 3 MGT 3 000 Organizatio n a l Management ................. .................... .. ... . 3 MKT 3000 P r inciples of Marketing ................................................ 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance ......................................... . . . ....... 3 CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics ............................................ 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management. ........ .... ........ ....................... .. ... 3 Total Hour s Required in Business Core . .....•... ..........••..........••............... 33 School of Business Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ......... . ............ . . . ........................ SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1320 Calculus for th e Management a nd Social Sciences .......................... 3 ECO 2010 Principles o f Economics-Macro ..... ......................... ........... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro ...................... ................... 3 Total Hours for School of Business Requirement ................. .......................... 9 Elective Requirements Each Computer In formation System s major mus t take 1 7 credit hour s of e l ectives that meet th e following: • no more than 6 credit hours of business course work m ay be counted toward this requirement. • at l eas t II hours of the 1 7 hours of electives must be in non-bu siness programs. Students majoring in Computer Information Systems and interested in pursuing an Inte rnational Busi ness Concentration should see a n advisor. Computer Information Systems Major Requirements* *Please note: courses that prev i o u s l y used the CMS prefix now use the C I S (Com puter Information Systems) pr efix. REQUIRED COURSES ................ .... ............... . ............. SEMESTER HOURS C I S 2110 Stru cture Problem Solving in In formation Systems ......................... 3 CIS 3050 Fundamenta l s of System Analysis and Design ............................. 3 CIS 3060 Database Management Systems ........................................ . 3 CIS 3230 Telecommu nicat ions Systems and etworking ............. .......... ..... 3 CI 3145 Business Application Deve l opment with Visual Basic ............... ....... . 3 CIS 4050 Systems Analysis a n d Design ...... . . ....................... . ..... ...... 3 Comp uter Inf ormation Systems Capstone G roup (a ny 4000-level C I S course excludin g CIS 4050) ......... . ................. 3 Uppe r-d ivis i on CIS Electives ... ...... .................... . . ...................... . . . 6 Total Hours Required for Comput e r Informatio n Syst ems Major . . . . ................ . .... 27 To earn a Bachelor' s degree in computer information systems, a student must successfully com plete 30 or more c redit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour re sidency require m ent can be m e t b y compl eting a n y business courses with the pre fix ACC, C IS , FIN, MGT and

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90 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MKT except CIS 1010, C I S 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3320, C I S 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at leas t eight (8) upp e r-division semester hours i n the major at MSCD. Certificate Programs Stude n ts must compl e t e eac h co u rse in the cer t ificate progra m with a grade of"C" or better. The co u rses cannot b e taken pass/fail. Network Specialist in Information Systems * This cer ti ficate will prepare a student for an entryl evel position in network support, network adminis tration, network design, and network sales . COURSES .................................... . . ................... . . . SEMESTER HOURS CIS 3220 Analysis of Hardware , Software and User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms ................................ . ......... 3 CIS 3230 Telecommunication Systems and Networking ... .... . ....... . . ........... . 3 C I S 3280 LAN and WAN Systems for Business ......... . .... .................... ... 3 C I S 3290 Opera t ing Systems for End Users ... . . ................................... 3 CIS 4280 Network Installation and Administration ... .............................. 3 •This certificate has prerequisite courses of CIS 2010 and C I S 2110 whic h may b e waived with appropriate work experience or course work. Programmer/ Analyst in Information Systems * T his cer tificate will prepare a studen t for an e nt ryl evel posit i o n as a business application programmer, programmer/anal yst, or junior systems analyst. COURSES . . . ........... . ........ ........... .......... ................ SEMESTER HOURS C I S 3050 Fundamen tals of Systems Analysis and Design -or-C I S 4050 Systems Analysis and Design'* ................................. ......... 3 CIS 3060 Database Management Systems .................................. . ...... 3 Three co u rses from the following: C I S 3030 B u siness Web Page Development . ......... . ............................. 3 CIS 3130 Business App l ications in C and UNIX ... ........ . . . ...................... 3 CIS 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic ................ ...... . 3 C I S 3180 B u siness Applications in OOP: C++ . . . ........................... ..... . . 3 C I S 3190 B u siness Application and Web Appl et Design w i th Java . . . . .... . . . . ......... 3 C I S 3260 Info r mation Systems Deve l opment with GU I Development Tool s ............ 3 •This certificate has prerequisite c our ses of CIS 2010 and C I S 2110 which may b e waiv e d with appropriate work experience or course work. "CIS 4050 has a prerequisite course of CIS 3230. Database Analyst * T hi s certifi cate will p repare a s tudent for an entryl evel positio n as a database programmer or database ana l yst. COURSES ............................... .......... . . . ....... . ... SEMESTER HOURS C I S 2110 Structured Problem Solving i n Inform a tion Systems ............... ......... 3 Any o n e course fro m the C I S Programming Lan g u age Group: C I S 3130 Business App l ications in C and UNIX .................................... 3 C I S 3145 Business Application Development with Visual Basic .... ........... . ....... 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CIS 3180 Business Applications in OOP: C++ ..................................... 3 C I S 3190 Business Application and Web Applet Design with java ..................... 3 CIS 3260 Inf ormatio n Systems Development with GU I Development Tools ... . . .... ... 3 -plusCIS 3060 Database Management Systems ......................................... 3 CIS 4060 Advanced Databa se Management Systems ....................... . ........ 3 CIS 4260 Database Administration ...................................... ........ 3 •This certificate has a prerequisite course of CIS 2010 which may be waived with appropriate work experience or course work. End User Support Specialist * T his certi fic a te w ill prepare a student for an e ntry-level position as a help desk/support center spec ialist. It will also prepare an end-user to become the departmental hardware/software expert. COURSES . ...................................................... SEMESTER HOURS CIS 2110 Structured Problem Solving in In formation Syst e m s ... . .................... 3 CIS 3030 Business Web Page Development ........................................ 3 CIS 3220 Analysis of Hardw are, Software a nd User Interfaces for Microcomputer Platforms .......................................... 3 CIS 3270 Advanced Computer Applicat ion s for Business ... ......................... 3 CIS 3290 Operating Systems for End Users .............. . ......................... 3 •This cerrificate has a prerequisite course of C I S 20/0 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 integr a te Web so lutions into the organization's information syste m , a nd to design and perform Web s ite administration tasks . COURSES ...................................................... . SEMESTER HOURS CIS 3030 Business Web P age Development ... . .............. . ..................... 3 CIS 3060 Database Management Systems ............... . . . ....................... 3 CIS 3145 Business Application Developme nt with Visual Basic . . .... . ................ 3 -orCIS 3190 Business Applicat i on and Web Applet Design w ith java ..... . ............... 3 CIS 3230 Telecommunication Systems and Networking ............................. 3 CIS 4030 Web Site Adm in ist r ation ................. .......... . . .................. 3 •This certificate has prerequisite courses of CIS 20/0 and CIS 21/0 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 requi rements as other majors in t h e School of Business. For example, economics majors do not n ee d to take the business core nor the speci a l General Studies required of bus in ess majors. Graduates will receive a bachelors of arts degree in stead of a bachelor of science degree. Consequently, the economics major requir ements are not described in this sectio n but can be found on page 102 of thi s Catalog .

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92 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Finance Degree Program The finance program prepares students for ca reer s that concentrate on the process o f managing the funds of indiv idu a ls, bus ine sses, and governments. Caree r opportunities are available in the fields of managerial finance, personal financial planning, and th e financial se r vices industry. The field of manageria l finance dea l s with managi ng the financia l affairs of b u sinesses and governments and includes s uch activities as budgeting , financi a l forecasting, ca s h management, credit administration, inve stment a n a lysis, and funds manageme nt. Careers in the financial serv ice s industry includ e positions in banks, sav ing s and loan s, other financi a l institutions, brokerage firms , in surance companies, and real estate. The most drama ti c increas e in ca r ee r opportunities i s in personal financial planning, w here profession als are n eeded to provide advice to co nsumer s on the management of their p e rson a l financia l affairs. T h e Finance Department i s a Certifi ed Fina ncial Planner ( CFP" ) Board of Stand ards Regi s t e red Pro g r a m. Students s uc cessf ully completing the required financia l p lanning courses are eli g ible to t ake the nationa l Certified F i nancial P lanner examinati on. The pursuit of excelle nce in teaching and learning i s foremost i n the mission statemen t of the D epartment of Finance. M ission Statem e nt: The Finance Department of the School of Business at M etropolitan State College of D e nver delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business and personal finance education in the metropolitan Denver area appropriate t o a diverse st ud e nt population and modified open admission standards. We prepare student s for careers, graduat e education and lifelong learnin g in a society characterized by technological advancements and globalizatio n . The primary purpose of the Finance D e partment is the pursuit of excellence in teachin g and learning. We nurture l earning through individual attention to studen ts. The faculty of the Finance Departm e nt e ngages in professional developmen t a ctivities that enhance instructio n and contribute to schol a r ship and applied research. Our faculty provide service to the institution, the p rofessions and the community at large. Finance Major for Bachelor o f Science All ca ndidate s for a b ac helor of scie nce degree in Finance must satisfy the General Studies requirements, the busines s core course requirements, the School of Business requir e m en t s and th e major requirements described i n the followi n g sections. The b as i c s tructure of the F in ance program is: COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS General Studies ( Levell and Levell!) ....... ......................................... 34 Business Cor e ........................ . .......................................... 33 Schoo l of Business requirements ... ......... . . . . .................................... . 9 Major in Finance ......................... ........ .... . . ....•..................... 24 Elec tives* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Total Hours (minimum) .... ...................................................... . 120 *The S chool of Business requires 20 credit hours of e lectives, no more than 9 of which may be business e lectives. General Studies The academic foundation for a s uc cessful business career or graduate work is a broad lib e ral a r t s educa tion. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIRED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS . . ............. SEMESTER HOURS Ge n e r a l St u die s Level I Co mpo s i ti o n ENG 1 010 Freshman Com position: The Essay ...................................... 3 ENG 1 020 Freshman Composition: Ana lysis, Research, a nd Documentation ... .......... 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 Mathematics MTH 1310' Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences .......... . ...... 4 Commtmications SPE 1010 Public Speak i ng ...................................................... 3 'Note: MTH 1110 or MTH 1400 , with graphing calculator experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer studen t s or students cl1anging their major. Consult. with the Mathematical and Computer Sciences D e partment 011 substitutions. General Studies Level II Historical Studies HIS ( American history course recommended ) . ..... ........................... 3 Arts and Letters PHJ 1030 Ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 -{)[-PHI 3360 Business Eth ics ....................................................... 3 Level II Arts and Letters elective (refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .... 3 Social Sciences PSY 1001' Introductory Psychology ............................................... 3 -{)[soc 1010 Introduction to Sociology . . . ........ . . ................................. 3 PSC 1010 American National Government ................ . .... ................... 3 --<>r-PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ide as ....................................... ...... 3 Natural Scie n ces Level II Natural ciences electives ( r efer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) . . 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies . ................. ......................... 34 • Note: PSY 8000 is acceptable for transfer studems. Multicultural Requirement T h e College's multicultural requ ir e ment may be sat i s fied by taking a n approved multicultu ral course in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements o r electives portion of the degree r equirement. Business Core All business majors require foun d ation course work in all significant areas of business theory and practice . The following courses are required for all majors in finance. A grade of"C" or better must be earned i n eac h business co r e course to have th at course count toward the bache lor of science degree in finance . COURSES ............................. ..... . . ................... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 201 0 Principles of Accoun ting I. . .................. ......... .......... . ...... 3 CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business ..................................... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accoun ting II ............................................. 3 MKT 2040 Business Co mmunic ation .................................•.. .......... 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environ m e n t of Business I ................ ....... . ................ 3 CIS 2300 Business Statistics ..................................................... 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ............................. ........ ...... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ................................................ 3 FI 3300 Managerial Finance ................................................... 3 CIS 3340 Advanced Bus in ess Statistics .......................................... . . 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management ( Senior Experience Course) .... ............ . ..... . . . 3 Total Hours Required in Business Core ........................................ ......... 33 School of Business Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ................... .............................. SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences ......................... . 3 ECO 201 0 Principles of Economics-Macro ......................................... 3

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94 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro . . . . ............ ......................... 3 Total Hours for School of Business Requirement ...........•...........•..........•........ 9 Elective Requirements Eac h business program m ajo r must take 20 cred i t hours of elec t ives that m ee t the follow ing: • n o more than 9 credit hours of business course work may be counted towa r d this requ i rement. • at least 11 hou rs of the 20 hours of electives must be i n non-business prog r ams. Studen ts majoring in Fina n ce and interested in pursuing an International Business Concentratio1 should see an advisor. F inan ce majors must pursue a concentration de pending on their interest with i n the Fina nce area. Finance Common Core REQUIRED COURSES .............................................. ... SEMESTER HOURS FIN 3010 Financial Markets and Institutions .......... ............ ................ 3 F I N 3150 Personal Financial Planning ............................................ 3 FIN 3600 Investments .................... .... ............... .................. 3 F I N 3850 Intermed iate Finance ................ .................................. 3 Subtotal. ...............................•....... ................. ................. 12 General Finance Concentration REQUIRED COURSES .................................... ............. SEMESTER HOURS Fin ance Common Core ............................................................ 12 FIN 4950 Financial Strategies and Policies ............................................. 3 Subtotal ....... .......... ......................... ................................ 15 Approved E lect ives• ................................................................ 9 Total Hours Required for Finance Major with a General Finance Concentration** . ......... . . . . 24 *Upper-division finance electives (three c r e dit 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 cour ses in consultation with thei r Finance Depart me n t advisor. S t udents shou l d consult w ith t heir department advisor regar d ing the possibility of selecting three (3) business courses among the 20 credit ho urs of general e lectives. Financial Services Concentration REQUIRED COURSES ........................•....... . ...... . . ........ SEMESTER HOURS Finance Common Core ........................................................... . 12 F I N 4600 Secur i ty Analys i s and Portfolio Managem ent .................... ......... . .... 3 Subtotal ............... . . . . ............ . ........ . . . . .............................. 15 Approved Electives• ................................................................ 9 Total Hours Required for Finance Major with a Financial Services Concentration** ............. 24 *Upper-division finance e l ectives ( three credit hours must be 4000-level) sel ec t ed in consultation with and approved by the Finance Department. **A minimum grade of"C" is required for courses in the major. To earn a bac h elor's degree in finance, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business course work at MSCD. This 30-hour residenc y requirement can be met by completing any business courses w i th the prefi x ACC, CIS, F I N, MGT and MKT

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 except C I S 1010, CIS 2300, C I S 3300, C I S 3320, CIS 3340, and FIN 2250. A student must complete at least eight ( 8 ) upper-division semester hours in the major at MSCD. Certificate Program s Students must complete each course in the certificate program with a grade of" C" or better . The courses cannot be taken pas s/fail. Personal Financial Planning COURSES . . . ..... ........ . .... ...................... .. .......... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 3090 Income Tax I. ........................................................ 3 FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning ............ ............ . ................... 3 Fl 3420 Principles of Insurance ................................................ 3 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Employee Benefit ............................. . 3 FI 3600 Investments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . 3 Fl 4400 Estate Planning ....................................................... 3 Successful completion of these courses also meets the Certified Financial Planner (CFP • ) Board of Standards education requirement to take the national Certified Financial Planner examination. For pre requi ites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-3776. Noncredit Financial Planning FPI Financial Planning Fundamentals FPII Understanding Risk and Insuran ce FPIII Investment Alternatives FPIV Effective Tax Planning FPV Retirement Planning a n d Employee Benefits FPVI Estate Planning Approved by Ce rtified Financial Planner ( CFP • ) Board of Standards/Approved by Colorado In sura nce Commission for Continuing Educat ion credit. For prerequi ites and more information call the Finance Department, 303-556-6998 or 303-556-3776. Management Degree Program The management program prepares students to pursue a ca reer in human resou r ce management, operations management, entrepreneurship, or general management. Effective managers are nece ssa ry for organizations to compete in today 's globa l economy. The program consists of required courses that build a conceptua l foundation for identifying and so lvin g manageri a l problems. In a ddition to acqui r ing knowledge about business an d management, students will develop special skills that are necessary to be an effective manager. T h e commitment of the Department of Management i s voiced in its mission state ment: 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 facili tated interaction, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for the process of profes sional management in a competitiv e world. We will direct our individual and joint research efforts in relevant areas of applications of man agement/legal theory, instructional techniques, and the continuo u s improvement of course con tent. The faculty recognizes the i mportance of providin g service to our stakeholders. Nece sary skills the manager shou ld have include: • proficiency in planning, organizing, leading a nd controlling activ ities;

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96 SCHOO L OF BUSINESS • utilization of p r o b lem so l ving methodol ogy to identify and define orga n izationa l prob lems, devi so lu tions, and implement th e so l utio n t o achieve desire d outcomes; • h i g hl y deve loped interpersonal skills; • a n a b ility to commu nicate clearly and pers u asively; • u se of sound m e thods for making decis i o ns; • innovative thinking, se l f-reliance, creative independent analysis, and sensitivity to socia l an ethical va lu es . Manage m ent Majo r f o r Bachelor of Science All candi d ates for a Bac h e l o r of Science degree in Managemen t must satisfy the Genera l Studies req u in m ents, the bus in ess co r e course requirem e n ts, the School of Business r eq uirements a n d the maj< req uir e m ents descri b ed i n the following sections . The basic stru cture of the Management program is: COURSES ................... ........ ............................ SEMESTER HOURS General Studies (Levell and Levelll ) . ................ . ............. . . ......... ...... 34 Bus iness Core ......................................................... ............... 33 School of B usiness requirements ........................... o •• o •••• •••• o • • •••• • • • • ••••••• • • 9 Major in Management .................................................................. 27 E l ectives • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Total Hour s ( minimum ) . . . ................... ............. ......................... 120 *The School of Business requires 2 0 credit hours of electives, no more than 9 of which may be business electives. General Studies T h e a ca d e mi c foundat ion for a s u ccessful busi ness career or grad u ate work is a b roa d liberal arts education. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIRED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ............... SEMESTER HOURS Ge n e r a l Studies Leve l I Composition ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay ............ ............... o •••••• •••• 3 ENG 1020 Freshman Composition : Analysis, Research, and Documentation .... o • ••••••• 3 Mathematics MT H 1310 * Fin i te Mat h ematics for th e Management an d Social Sciences ........... . . .... 4 Commwlications S P E 1010 Pub lic Speaking .... o o ................................................ 3 *Note: MTH 111 0 or MTH 1400, with graphing calculator experience strong l y recommended, is acceptable for transfer students or students changing their major. Consult with the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Departm e nt on substitutions. Ge n e ral Studies Level II Hi s torical Studie s HI S (American history course recommended ) .................... .... . . ....... 3 Arts and Letters PHI 1030 Ethics .......... ..... o • • • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• ••••••••• -orP HI 3360 B u s i ness Ethics . . 0 •• 0 • 0 •••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 ••••••• 0 •• 0 ••••••••••• 3 Level II Arts and Letters elective ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requir e ments ) .... 3 Social Science s PSY 1001 Introd u c t ory Psy chology ................................... o •• o ........ 3 -orSOC 1 010 I ntroduction to Sociology ...................................... ........ 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 PSC 1010 American National Government ........................................ 3 -Qr-PSC 1020 Political Systems and Ideas ... . . . . ... .......... ................... . ..... 3 Natural Scie n ces Level II Natural Sciences electives ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements). 6 Total of Required and Ele c tiv e Gen e ral Studies ................................... ........ 34 Multicultural Requirement The College's multicultural req uirement may be sat i sfied by taking an approved multicultural course listed in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirement s or elect i ves portion of the degree require ment. The School of Business does offer one of these courses, MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity. Business Core All bus iness majors require foundation course work in all significant areas of business theory and practice. The following courses are required for all majors in m a n agement. A grade of"C" or bette r must be earned in each business core course to have that course count toward the Bachelor of Science degree in management. REQUIRED COURSES .................... .. ............... ......... ... SEMESTER HOUR S ACC 2010 Prin ciples of Accounting I. .... ......................................... 3 CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business ..................................... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II ........................ ..... ................ 3 MKT 2040 Business Co mmunication ............................... . .............. 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I ............................ . . .......... 3 CIS 2300 Business Statistics . ................................................... . 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ........................................... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing .............. ........................ . ........ . 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 CIS 3340 Advanced Business Statistics ............................................ 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management. ................................... . ............ 3 Total Hours Required in Business Core ..............•••.............•.................. 33 School of Business Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ................. ............................ .. .. SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences .......................... 3 ECO 2010 Prin ciples of Economics-Macro ......................................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro ... . . .................................... 3 Total Hours for School of Business R equirement ...................................... . . . . . 9 Elective Requirements Each Management program major must take 17 credit hours of electives. Students majoring in m anagement and interested i n pursuing an International Business concentration should see an advisor. Management Requirements REQUIRED COURSES .............................. . . •.......... . .... . SEMESTER HOURS MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship ...................................... 3 MGT 3220 Legal Environme nt 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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98 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior .................... .......... ................. 3 Subtotal. . ....... . . ...................... .................... . . . .... .............. 18 Plu s 9 hours from the following cou rses: MGT 3210 Commercial and Corporate Law .... .... ................................ 3 MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis . .... .......... . ....................... . . 3 MGT 4020 E ntrepreneurial Creativity . ............... ....... .... . ................. 3 MGT 4050 Purchasing a nd Contract Managemen t ....... ...... . .............. . ...... 3 MGT 4420 Entrepreneurial Business P l anning ...................................... 3 MGT 4550 Project Man agement ................... . . . ..................... ....... 3 MGT 4610 Labor/Employee Relations . ........................................ .... 3 MGT 4620 Appraisal and Compe nsation ........................................... 3 MGT 4640 Employee Training and Development .................................... 3 MGT 4650 Managing Productivity .................. . ...... .... . ................. . 3 MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity ................................. . ................. 3 Total Elective Hours . . ....................................... ........... ............. 9 Total Hour s Required for Management Major ........................................... 24 To earn a b ache lor' s de g ree in managemen t , a student must successfully complete 30 or more credi l hours of busi ness co urse wo rk at MSCD. This 30hour res id e n cy requirement can be m e t by comp l e t ing any bu s iness courses with the prefix ACC, C IS, FIN , MGT , and MKT except CIS 1010, CIS 2300 CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 3340, and FIN 2250. A s tudent m u s t c o mpl ete at l eas t eight (8) upper di v i s ion semester hours in th e majo r at MSCD. Marketing Degree Program The marketin g program prepares students for career opportunit ies in suc h dyn amic areas as sales man agement, distrib u tio n , adve rti s ing, m arketi ng researc h , retailing, and marketing management. Miss ion Statement: Students-Strive to give our students a first rate education in marketing and business communication (t hat compares favorably to other business programs in the U.S.). To enhance their respect for and excitement for l earning 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 cur r icular needs, technological advance ments and meets the challenges of globalization w hil e allowing us to contribute to the knowledge-base of our discipline. Service-Act ively participat e in various School of Business and MSCD committee activities, regional and national professional o rganizations and provide our services and expertise to the D enver and regional business community. In ad dition to the department's well-rounded se l ection of courses, the curriculum offers st ud ents a com bination of conceptual and applied learning experiences. Through th e d eve lopm e n t of marketin g pla ns, advertising campai gns and marketing research studies, students have th e opportunity to work with Denver -area businesses on current marketing issues a nd problems. St udent s are a l so exposed to a variety of m arketi n g s peaker s from the business community. Int ernship positio n s are avai lable for marketing students through the Cooperative Ed u catio n Office. Marke tin g careers a r e c h alle ngin g a nd r ewa rding in a field requiring an ind ep th knowledge of products, services and modern info rmation techn ology. Marketing is a peopl e-orie nted profession encompassing both for-profit companies and non-profit organizations. S ince t o d ay ' s co mpetition i s crea ting a grea t er d emand for marketing and promotional efforts, th e growt h rate of the field i s expecte d to increase in the future. People who are s uc cessfu l in marketing are creative, hi ghly motivate d , flexible , and decisive. They also possess th e ability to communicate persuasively both in speaking a nd writing .

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 9 Marketing Major for Bachelor of Science All candidates for a B ac he lo r of Sc ience degree in m a rketing must sa ti sfy the General Studies requirements, the bus ine ss core course r equirements, the School of Business r equirements, and the marketing major requirements described in the following sections. The basic st ru cture of the marketin g program is: COURSES ............................................ ........... SEMESTER HOURS General Studies (Level I and Level II) ......................................... . . . .... 34 Business Core ................................................................... 33 School of Business requirements ............. ............... ............... . . ........ 9 Major in Marketing .......................................... ..................... 24 Electives• . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Total H ours ( minimum ) ........ .................................................... 120 "The School of Business requires 2 0 c redit hours of electives, no more than 9 of which may be business e lectives. General Studies The academ i c foundation for a s ucc essful business ca r eer or graduate work is a broad lib e ral arts education. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIRED BY THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS . . ...... ....... SEMESTER HOURS General Studies Level I Composition E G 1010 ENG 1020 Mathematics F r eshman Composition: The Essay ............................... ....... 3 Freshman Co mp osition: Analys i s , Research , and Doc um entation ...... ....... 3 MTH 131 0" Finite Mathemat ics for the Management and Socia l Sciences ................. 4 Communications SPE 1010 Public Speak ing ................... ........... . ....................... 3 "Note : MTH 1110 or MTH 1400, with g raphing calculator experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students o r students changin g their major. Consult with the Mathematical and Compute r Sciences Department o n substitutions. General Studies Level II Historical S tudi es HIS (America n his t ory course recommended ) ................................. 3 Arts and Letters PHl 1030 Ethics .............................................................. 3 -orPHI 3360 Business Eth ics .... . ....... ........................................... 3 Level II Arts and Letter s elec tive ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requir e ments) .... 3 Social Sciences PSY 100 1 " Introductory Psychology ............................................... 3 -or SOC 1010 Intr oductio n to Sociology . ............................. ...... . ..... . ... 3 PSC 1010 American Natio n a l Government .... ............................... ... . . 3 -orPSC I 020 P olitical Syste m s and Ideas ................................. ............ 3 Natural Sciences Level II Nat ural Sciences electives ( refer to Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements) .. 6 Total of Required and Elective General Studies ........................................... 34 • Note: PSY 8000 is acceptable for transfer studellts. Multicultural Requirement The College's muitic uit ural requ irement may be sa ti sfied b y taki n g an approved multicultural course in the Catalog Addendum: General College Requirements or electives por tion of the degree requirement.

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100 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Business Core All business majors require foundation course work in all s i gnificant areas of business theory and prac tice. The following courses are required for all majors in marketing. A grade of"C" or better must bt earned in each business core course to have that course count toward the bachelor of science degree ir marketing . REQUIRED COURSES ............. .................................... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I. ............................................. 3 CIS 2010 Computer Applications for Business ....... ........ ...................... 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II . ................................. ........... 3 MKT 2040 Business Communication ........ . . .... ................................ 3 MGT 2210 Legal Environment of Business I ...................... .................. 3 C I S 2300 Business Statistics ..................................................... 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ............. . ........................... .. 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ................................................ 3 FIN 3300 Managerial Finance ..................................... .............. 3 C I S 3340 Advanced Business Statist ics . ........................................... 3 MGT 4950 Strategic Management. ............... ................................. 3 Total Hours Required in Business Core ................................................. 33 School of Business Requirements REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences .......................... 3 ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro ................. ...... ... ............... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro .................................... ..... 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. • at least 11 hours of the 20 hours of electives must be in non-business programs. Students majoring in marketing and interested in pursuing an International Business concentration should see an advisor. 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 e lectives, but not as Marketing e lectives. 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-hou r residenc y requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, CIS, FIN , MGT , and MKT except CIS 1010 , CIS 2300, CIS 3300, CIS 3320, CIS 3340, and FIN 2250. A stude nt must complete at l east eight (8) upper-division semes ter hours in the major at MSCD.

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 10 Internati o nal Business C o ncentrati o n f o r busi n ess majors only Students majoring in acco unting, computer information systems, finan ce, management, or marketing ma y elect to co mpl ete an International Business Concentration (IBC) . The concentr ation provides s tu dents the opportunity to expand th e ir knowledge of the rapidly c hangin g global business , legal and cul tural e nv ironmen t . Graduates with an IBC increase t h e ir career c hoice s and will b e better prepared to help area businesses compete in an increasingly international mark e t place. In addition to the major degree program requirements, the concentration includes 1 8-22 hours in intern a ti o nal courses : a 1 2 hour core and six hours of approved international e l ec tives . Some students pursuing a n IBC m ay need more than 120 semes t e r hours of cre di t to graduate. In t e r es ted st ud e nts should seek an a dvisor in their major department o r d ean's office as early in their degree program as possible . Eac h department has a semester-by-se m es t e r planning g uid e avai l able to assist students in course choices a nd sequencing. International Business Concentration REQUIRED CORE ....... ........................................... . . SEMESTER HOURS ECO 3550 Global Economics and Int ernational T r ade ................................ 3 FI 3 100 Int ernationa l Money and Finance* . ..................................... 3 MGT 3820 International Business .. ........................................... ... . 3 MKT 3710 Int ernational Marketing ........................ ....................... 3 Total Required course hour s ......................... .... ............................. 12 Plus 6 hours from the following courses: COURSES ........................................... ........ SEMESTER HOURS ANT 1310 Introdu ction to C ultural Anthropo l ogy ....... . . .............................. 3 ANT 2330 C ross -Cul tural Communication ' ..................•...... . ................... 3 ANT 3300 Exploring World C ultures: Variab l e Topi cs ' . ... ......... . ...................... 3 ECO 4450 International Macroeconomics ......... . ............ •.....•................. 3 GEG 1000 World Regional Geog r aphy ..... .... . . ................................ . ..... 3 HIS 2010 Contemporary W o rld Histor y ............................. . . . ......... . ..... 3 H I S 3350 Countries/Regio n s of th e World: Varia b l e Topics ................... ............. 3 PSC 3030 Introduction t o I nternational Relations .............. . . . ...................... 3 PSC 332 0 International Law' .................. ........• ...............•..•........... 3 PSC 3600 Comparative Politic s Area Studies ............. . . . .................. ... ....... 3 Intern s hip / Directed Study' ................... . . .........•..•...............•..•......... . . 3 Total semester hours ........... ........................................... . .... . .... . 6 -orOne full aca d e mic year of s tud y of any one foreign l anguage' .............. . ........... . ...... 6-10 Total credit hours ............. ................................................... ... 18-22 *The Finance Department recommend s that students take this course after they have completed ECO 3550 and MGT 3820. 1ftl/fills the mu lt icultural requir ement 1prerequisite: ANT 1310 1prerequisite: PSC 3030 'three hours maximum and must have significant academic/directed study componen t and meet all approved School of Business guidelitJes for internships. 'Foreign language competency gained through other than college credit will be assessed by the Brigham Young U niversit y Competency and Placement Examination (CAPE). Contact the Assessment and Testing Center for further details, 303-556-3677.

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102 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Economics Degree Program Bachelor of Arts The Department of Economics is a non-business degree program housed in the School of Busine . offe rin g a traditional bachelor of arts degree . Economics is th e scientific st udy of the a llocation of scare or limited resources among competing uses. The study of economics provides specialized and gener knowledge of the operation of economic systems and institut ions. The bachelor of arts degree progra1 gives students a fundamental knowledge of domestic and foreign economies and the quantitative too necessary for independent anal ytical research and thought. Specialized courses develop the student abil it y to appl y the tools of economic theory and analysis to a broad range of social, political, and ec< nomic issues. Such training is essential for graduates who wish to qualify for positions as profession ; economists and provides an excellent background for students interested in l aw school or graduate pr< grams in economics, finance, or business . Our mission statement reflects our commitment. The Department of Economics at the Metropolitan State College of Denver delivers a highquality, accessibl e 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 gener a l studies courses in the principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics. We prepare students for lif elong l earning 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 sch olarly 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 eco nomist require graduate training , for someone with a bache lor' s degree employmen t opportunities are available in national and international business; federal, stat and l ocal government; and var iou s nonprofit organizations. In the fie ld of economics, the followin competencies are useful: ability to precisely examine, analyze, and int erpret data; sound decision makin g abilities; proficiency in oral and written communi cations; knowledge of economic theory, history, practice s, and trends ; ability to operate and use information derived from computers; knowledge of statistical procedures ; interest in economic and political tren ds. 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 Theor y .... . ............................... 3 ECO 3020 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory .................................... 3 ECO 3150 Econometrics ..................................................... ... 3 ECO 4600 History of Economic Tho ught (Senior Exper i ence) ......................... 3 Subtotal .......................................................................... 18 Approved E l ectives ( upper division econom ics courses) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Total Hours of Economics required for Economics Major ................................... 36

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 10 Additional requirements : MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management a n d Social Sciences .......... . ............... 3 -orMTH 1410* Calculus I ....................... ... ................................. 4 *(recommended for students interested in graduate work in economics) Subtotal ............. ..................................................• •...... 39-40 Selected Minor ( minimum ) ........................................................ 18 General Studies ( minimum ) ................................................. ....... 33 Multicultural requirement• .............................................. ........... 3 Electives•• ............................ ............................... ...... 26-27 Total Hours Required for Bachelor of Arts in Economics . . . . ............................... 120 .. Check with an advisor in the Department of E c onomics regarding electives and the multicultural requirement. Minors in the School of Business The School of Business offers nine minors in b u siness and economics. Most minors require 18 credit hours plus prerequisites, if any. T h ese minors (wit h the exception of economics ) are desig n ed primarily for non-business majors. A student may not take mo r e than 30 credit hours in the School of Bu siness without declaring a business major. The acceptance of transfer credits will be governed by standards and policies of the School of Business and its departments . Students s hould choose a minor that will help them in their chose n career. The gene ral business minor should be declared after consultation with the assoc i ate dean. Other minors should be declared with the help of a faculty advisor or department chair of the appropriate department. Accounting Minor The accounting minor offers students a broad-based education in accounting, emphasizing a particular field within this discipline , s uch as financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax accounting, or gov ernmental acco u nting . The Accounting Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing) before taking upper-divisio n accounting courses. At least 12 hours of accounting courses in the minor must be completed in resi dency at MSCD . REQUIRED COURSES ................................................ . SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting l. ................ ............................. 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting ll . . ........................................... 3 ACC 3090 Income Tax l. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ACC 3510 Intermedi ate Account ing I ........................... .... .............. 3 Approved E l ectives • ............................................. ................... 6 Total Hours Required for Accounting Minor . ................ ........ .................... 18 *A student may select any courses in the accounting program or curriculum provided the y are approved by the Accounting Department advisor. Computer Information Systems Minor This minor wi ll provide a basic understanding of the concepts, curre n t methodology , and rapid changes in the design, development, and use of computer-o riented systems for bu sinesses and organizations. REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS CIS 2010 Computer App l ication s for Business .... ................................. 3 CIS 2110 Structured Problem Solving in Information Systems ........................ 3

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104 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CIS 3060 Database Management Systems ......................................... 3 CIS Upper Division Electives• . ........ . ................................ ............. 9 Total Hours Required for Computer Information Systems Minor .......................... . . 18 *Electives are selected in consultation with and approved by a Computer Information Systems Department advisor. Economics Minor The economics minor provides students wit h an opportunit y to acq uire a general know l edge of th' ope r a tion of economic systems and institutions, as well as the qu antita tive tools nece ssa r y for analytica r esea rch and thought. REQUIRED COURSES ....................... . ......................... SEMESTER HOURS ECO 201 0 Princ iples of Economics-Macro .................. . ...................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro ...... ........... . ....... ................ 3 Approved Electives • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Total Hours Required for Economics Minor .............................................. 18 *Approved electives are upper-division economics courses selected in consultation with and approved by the Economics Department. General Finance Minor This minor offers a broadba se d education in general fina n ce. A particular field may be emphasized within this discipline, such as inve stments, m anagerial finance, financial institutions, or international finance. A student desiring a strong emphasis should also cons ider the financial services minor. For the general finance minor, the s tudent must have compl eted ACC 2010 (o r the equivalent) and ECO 2010 a n d ECO 2020 , which may be applied to the student's General Studies or e l ective requirement s a! applicable. The Finance Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing} prior to taking upper division fin ance courses. A minimum grade of"C" is requ ir ed in all finance minor courses. A t l east 12 hours of fina n ce courses must be completed in residency at MSCD to satisfy the req uirements of the minor. REQUIRED COURSES ................. ................. . . ............. SEMESTER HOURS FIN 30IO Fina ncial Markets and Institution s ....... , .. ............................ 3 F I N 3300 Managerial F i nance .......................... ......................... 3 FIN 3600 Investments ......... .................. , ...................... , . . . . . . 3 Approved Electives • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Total Hours Required for General Finance Minor ......................................... 18 *A stud e nt may select any courses in the finance program or curriculum provided they are approved by a Finance Department advisor. Financial Services Minor This minor offers a foc u sed education in the financial se rvices area emphasizing a particular field w ithin th i s discipline , s u ch as personal financial planning, investments, and financial institutions. The Finance Department requires 60 credit hours (junior standing) prior to t aking upper-division fin a nce courses. A minimum grade of"C" is requ i red in all finance minor co u rses. At l east 1 2 hours of finance courses m u st be completed in residency at MSCD to sat i sfy the requirements of the m inor. REQUIRED COURSES . ................................................ SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I. . ............. .............. ................. 3 FIN 2250 Personal Money Management ...... ................ .... . . .............. 3 -or-FIN 3150 Personal Financial Planning ............................................ 3

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 10 FIN 3450 Retirement Planning and Emp l oyee Benefits ............................ .. 3 Upper-division electives• .......... . ...... . ................................ . ........ 9 Total Hours Reqr1ired for Financial Services Minor ............. •. .............••......... 18 Suggested Finance Electives for Minors: FIN 30 I 0 Financial Mark e t s and Institutions ................................... ... 3 FIN 3320 Entrepreneurial Finance ............................................... 3 FIN 3420 Principles of Insurance . ....................... ........................ 3 FI 3600 Investments... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 FI 3800 Real Estate Practice and Law ........•••..........................•...... 3 FI 4400 Estate Planning ....................................................... 3 FT 4600 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management .............................. 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ................................................ 3 •students shor1ld select three (3) elective courses in consultation with their Finance Department advior . .. FIN 3600 has a prerequisite of FIN 3300; FIN 4600 has FIN 3600 as a prerequisite. General Business Minor Students minoring in general business must take ECO 20IO, ECO 2020, and MTH 1310. These hours may be part of the studen t's Ge n e ral Studies require m ents. In addition to the required 24 c r edit hour s below, students may take up to 6 additional credit hours within a s pecific business di scipline for a tota l not to exceed 30 credit hours within the School of Busines s. I f a student wishes to enroll in business courses beyond 30 hours, the student must declare a major with the School of Business. Prerequisites credits may be applied to Genera l Studies COURSES ................................................ . . ..... SEMESTER HOURS ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro ......................................... 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro ......................................... 3 MTH 1310 Finite Mathematics for the Management and Social Sciences ................. 4 MTH 1320 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences .......................... 3 COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting I. ............................................. 3 ACC 2020 Principles of Accounting II .......................... . ......... ......... 3 CIS 2010 Principles of Information Systems ....................................... 3 CIS 2300 Business Stat i stics ... ................................. ..... ........... . 3 FI 3300 Managerial Finance ................................................... 3 MGT 2210 Legal Envi ronment of Business l ........................................ 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management ........................................... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ........... ............................ ........ . 3 Minimum Total Hours Required for General Business Minor ( not to exceed 30 credit hours) ........................................................ 24 International Business Minor This minor is intended for non-business majors so that they may add some study in bus in ess from a n international perspective to thei r degree programs. Contact the Sc hool of Business Dean' s Office for obtaining a n adv i sor. REQUIRED COURSES ..................... ................... .. ....... SEMESTER HOURS ACC 2010 Principles of Accounting l. ............................................. 3 ECO 2010 Principles of Economics-Macro• ........................................ 3 ECO 2020 Principles of Economics-Micro• ................ . . ..... ............ ..... 3 MGT 3820 International Business .................. ...... ......................... 3 Subtotal. .................................................•.............•......... 1 2

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106 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS * This course has been approved for General Studies, Level II, Social Sciences credit. Choose at least 6 hours from: FIN 3010 Financial Markets and Institutions ....................... , .............. 3 MGT 3000 Organizational Management . ..................... . .................... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ...................... , ......................... 3 Subtotal ............................... . . ................ .......................... 6 Choose at least 6 hours from : ECO 3550 G l obal Economics and International Trade . . .............................. 3 FIN 3100 International Money and Finance ................................... .... 3 MKT 3710 International Marketing* . ...... ....................................... 3 Subtotal ....... .................................................................... 6 Total Hours Required for International Business Minor .................•..........••...... 24 *MKT 3000 is a prerequisite The management minor prepares individuals for the important tasks of s upervi sing others, working ir teams, and taking on additional responsibilities in their field of interest. REQUIRED COURSES ........... ...................................... SEMESTER HOURS MGT 3000 Organizational Management ............. .............................. 3 MGT 3530 Human Resources Management. ........................................ 3 MGT 3550 Manufacturing and Service Management ....................... . ......... 3 MGT 3820 International Business ................................................. 3 MGT 4530 Organizational Behavior ........................................... .... 3 Choose 3 hours from: MGT 221 0 Legal Environment of Business I ....... ................................. 3 MGT 2500 Small Business Management. .......... .................. . .............. 3 MGT 3020 Fundamentals of Ent repreneurship ...................................... 3 MGT 4000 Management Decision Analysis ......................................... 3 MGT 4610 Labor/Employee Relations ............................................. 3 MGT 4620 Appraisal and Compensat ion . .......................................... 3 MGT 4640 Employee Training Development ............................... ......... 3 MGT 4830 Workforce Diversity* .................. . ............................... 3 Total Hours Required for Management Minor ........................................... 18 *This course has been approved as a Multicultural and Senior Experience course. It is recommended that in order to achieve a broader understanding of business, non-business major stude nts minoring in management should cons ider taking as a general elective MGT 1000 Introdu ction to Business. The marketing minor provides students wit h the opportunity to develop an understanding of business and sufficient familiarity with marketing skills to work in a bus iness environment. REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS MKT 2040 Business Communication .............................................. 3 MKT 3000 Principles of Marketing ................................................ 3 MKT 3310 Consumer Behavior ................... , . .............................. 3 MKT 4520 Seminar in Marketing Management ... ...... . ........................... 3 Approved Electives". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Total Hours Required for Marketing Minor .............................................. 1 8 *Approved electives are selected in consultation with and approved by a Marketing Department advisor.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 10 the School of Letters Arts & Sciences Provides a high-quality, libera l arts educat ion designed to meet the educational needs of the urban student. tradition & imagination METROPOLITAN STATE DENVER

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108 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES The mission of the School of Letters , Arts and Sciences is to provide a place of teaching and learn in that honors both t r adition and imagination, o n e that respec t s the past and prepares peop l e to be su< cessfu l participants and leaders in the present as the y help to shape the future. The Sch ool of Letters , Arts and Sciences offers programs of study in humanities and in social, natural, an mathematical sciences. The programs prepare students for careers, graduate work, and lifelong l earning . The school offers more than 30 major and minor programs through 19 departments and the Institut for Women ' s Stud ies and Services . The facu lt y teach the majority of the General Studies Program a n he l p prepare st ud ents to be teachers. In addit ion, they arrange internships and other applied educa tiona ] experiences in state and local agencies, business, industry, and the media. T hrough centers, the school advances educat i onal and social goals: • The Family Center provides a wide range of education , tr aining , and research on policies related t' family issues. • The Center for Mathematics, Science and Environmenta l Education l eads the effort to reform sci ence and mathematics ed u cation in Colorado . The center contributes to system i c change in ed u cation by building cooperative programs with other colleges and univer sities, public schools, an< the Colorado Department of Educatio n . The center is the focal po int for the Colorado Alliance fo Science, a statewide alliance. The Center a l so develops programs and services for students fron und errepresented groups in the areas of m athematics, sci ence and e n v ironm ental education . C ur rently, the center is a s ite for the Colorado Alliance for Minority Participation ( CO-AMP) a n < offers tutoring and men to ring services to these students. The Colorado Alliance for Science, a state wide alliance of universities, offers assistance and support to students and teachers to strengt he1 the community ' s interest in science and mathematics. • The Go ld a Meir Center for Political Leadership is a nonpartisan , ed ucational project designed t< foster greate r public understanding of the role and meaning of leadershi p at all levels of civic life from communi ty affairs to internationa l relations. AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT The African and African American Studies Department offers a range of courses in African and Afri can American Studies that present th e dimension of the black experience in this country . T hese course! encompass and afford a comprehensive understanding of the African heritage. They present African links and potential; contributions of black peop l e in the g r owth and deve l op m ent of the Un it ed States : black c ultur e and lifestyles; the black community; politica.l activit y and potential; religious development and importance; community service and resource assistance; and prognosis and potential for socia l cha nge. The cou r ses may a ppl y in the Genera l S tudies require m ents and as e lectives for grad u ation. St u dents seeking secondary educat ion licensure wit h a social studies endorsement must sat i sfy the teac h e 1 educatio n program of MSCD in add i tion to all of the major requirements. T h e major in African American Stud ies, which l eads to a bache lor of arts degree, and the minor program must b e planned in cons ult ation with the c h ai r of the Afr ican and Africa n American St udies Depart ment. Before declaring Afr i can American St udies as a major, the student must consult with the Afr i can and African American Studies Department c hair. Students seeking secondary ed u cation licensure must co n s ult with an a d visor in African and Afr ican American St udies and one in Secondary Educat i on. African American Studies Major for Bachelor of Arts REQUIRED COURSES .............................. .................. . SEMESTER HOURS AAS 1010 introduction to African American Studies .......... ...................... 3 AAS 1130 Survey of African History (H I S 1940 ) ....... . .... .............. .......... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 AAS 2000 Social Move m e nts a n d the Black Experience ( SOC 2000 ) .................... 3 AAS 3300 The Black Community ( SO C 3140 ) ............. . . . ...................... 3 AAS 3700 Psy ch o logy of Group Prejudice ( C H S/PSY/WMS 3700 ) .............. . ...... 3 AAS 4850 Research Sem i nar in African American Studies ............................ 3 Subtotal . ..... . . ......................................... . . . .... .................. 18 Select o n e from the following: AAS 331 0 African Art ( ARTH 3310 ) ......... ........ ......... .......... .......... 3 AAS 3330 Egyptian Art (AR TH 3330 ) ............................................. 3 AAS 3240 Afric a n American Literature (ENG 3240 ) ... . ............. ... ..... ........ 3 Subtotal ...... . . ......................... . ............................. ........ . . . . 3 Electives• 18 T otal ..................................... . . . . .......... . . . . ...................... 39 *Ele ctive hours in Afri can and Afri can Am erican Studies c ourses are selected in consul tation with the advisor. African American Studies Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304 Minor in Mrican American Studies REQUIRED COURSES . . . . . ......... . . ........................ ......... SEMESTER HOURS AAS lO I 0 Introduction to African American Studies ................................ 3 AAS 2000 Social Movements and the Black Experience ( SOC 2000 ) ........... . . . . ..... 3 T otal ........... .... ...................... ............ . . ............. . . ............ 6 Electives A minimum of IS additiona l semester hours is req u ired in African American courses, 3 hours of which must be an African course, selected in consultation with and approved by the African and africa n American Studies advisor assigne d to th e s tu dent. Total h o urs for the m in o r are 2 I. Assess m ent T est During th e final semester, stude n ts majoring in African America n s t udies will be req u ired to take a comprehensive assessment test. ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM Department of Sociology , Anthropology and Behavioral Sciences Anthropology i s the exploration of human divers ity. The combination of cultural, a r c h aeological, a n d biological perspectives offer a viewpoint that is uniqu e in studying the problems re lated to the surviva l a n d well-being of the human speci es . From the l iving and vanished cultures of Colorado to those of New Guinea or South America, anthropology can b e applied to assist our understanding of human differ ences. Contac t th e Socio l ogy, Anthropology and Beh avioral Scie n ces Department for information. Anthropology M a j o r for Bachelor of Art s REQUIRED COURSES . . . . ......... . .... . . ...... . ............. ... ... . . . SEMESTER HOURS ANT 1010 Physical Anthropology and Prehistory .......... ......................... 3 ANT 131 0 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology .................................. 3 ANT 2100 Hum a n Evolut ion ..................... . ..... . . . ..................... . 3 ANT 2330 Cross-Cul t ural Communication ......................... ........ . . ..... 3 ANT 2640 Archaeology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal. ........................... . . . . .... . .................................... . 15 Electives . .... ........ ............ . . . . ...........................• ............. ... . 21 Total. ........ . ............ ............ . . ..... ...... . .............. ............... 36

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110 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES At least 12 upper-division semester hours in anthropology must be comp leted at MSCD by student! majoring in the field. Minor in Anthropology The minor provides an opportuni ty f o r s tudents to bring a unique anthropological perspective to their already chosen area of intere st. Anyone h a ving to deal with human or cultural difference s would benefit from selecting a foc u s in cross-c ultural contact, archaeology, or hu man diversity. REQUIRED C OURS E S . ................ . .... . . . . .... ..... .............. SEM E STER HOURS ANT 1010 Physical Anth r opolog y and Prehis t or y . . ............ ..................... 3 ANT 1 310 Introduction to C ultural Anthropology ......... ....... ..... ............. 3 Subtotal ....... . ......................... . ...........•... ....... . •........ .• •...... 6 Electives ......... ....... .................. . ........ .... . . ......... . . .... . . ........ 15 Total . . ................. ......... . .... . . .... . . ........... . ......•..........••..... 2 1 At least 6 upper-divi s ion seme s ter hours must be completed at MSCD . ART DEPARTMENT The Art Department offers a full range of studio art courses in the concentrations of art education, ceramics, communication de s ign , digit a art, drawing , jewelry design and metalsmithing, pa intin g , pho tograp hy, printmaking , or scu lpture l eading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art degree. The Bachelor of Arts in Art degree i s offered with a concentration in art history , th e ory and cr iti cism . Coursework lead ing to licensure in art educat ion is available for thos e with an exist in g bachelor ' s degree. The Art Major is accredited b y the National Association of Schoo l s of Art and Design ( NASAD). GOALS Undergraduate studies in art prepare students to funct ion i n a variety of arti stic ro les. In order to a c hieve the s e g oals, instruction should prepare student s to: r ead the nonverbal language of art develop response s to visual phenomena and org a nize perception s and conceptualizations both rationally and intuitivel y become familiar with and develop competence in a number of art and design techniques become familiar wit h major achievements in the history of art , including the works and intentions of leading artists in the past and pre s ent demonstrate the way art reflects cultural values evaluate developments in the hi s tor y of art understand and eva lu ate contemporary thinking about a rt make valid as s essments of quality in design proje c t s and works of art Note: Art students will be expected to purc h ase tools and supplies appropriate to the media in which they are working . In addition , all art c ourse s have a program fee for consumable materials and/or mod eling fees. Art Major for Bachelor of Fine Arts Studio Art Concentrations Foundation Requirements COURSES .... ..... . ................... ..................... . .... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 1600 World Art I: Art before 1200. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 ARTH 1700 World Art II: Art since 1200 ............................................ 3 ART 1101 Two Dimensional Design . . . . . ................... ...................... 3 ART 1141 Drawing l . .....................•.................................... 3 ART 1501 Three Dimensional Design ................ ............................. 3 ART 1541 Drawing II -or-ART 1531 Introduction to Dig i tal Art and Design -o r IND 1470 Perspective Drawing .................................................. 3 (see below for the correct choice for your concentration ) Total, Foundation Requirements . ..................................................... 18 Foundation courses are prerequisites for courses within the studio concentration. Check each course description for specific prerequisit es or corequisites. Also req u ired for all studio art majors: COURSES ARTH 3080 .......................... . .............. ...• . ....... SEMESTER HOURS Art of the 20th and 21st Cen turies ....................................... 3 ARTH 4480 Art Theory and Criticism ................................... ........... 3 ART 2101 Color Theory and Practice ........................................ ..... 3 Total . .... ........................... .. ............................................ 9 A letter grad e of "C" or better i s requ ired in eac h foundation course, each of the courses lis ted above, and each course specifically req u ired for a concent ra t ion. Students must choose one of the following areas of concentration: ceramics, communication des i g n , digital art, drawing, jewelry desig n and metalsmith ing, painting, p hotography, printmaking, or sc ulp ture. (The art education concentration is listed separ ately. ) Please see the sections below for concentration-specific requirements . Courses for the Concentration ...................................................... 51 Total for the Major ...... . . . ............................ ........................... .78 General Studies .................................................................. 33 Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Total for the Degree ................................................................ 120 A minimum of 33 upper-division art hours required, 40 upper-division hours total for the degree. A minor is optional for art majors. ARTH 3300 may be taken for the multicultural requirement . It is required for some concentrations . Ceramics Concentration Ceramics students must take ART 1541 Drawing ll as part of their foundation coursework. The following courses are required for the co ncentration: COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 3X:XX Upper Divis i o n Art History E l ect ive (see list p. 119) ........................ 3 ART 2611 Ceramics I. . . ............. ................................. .......... 3 ART 2691 Sculpture I . . . . . ..................................................... 3 ART 3211 Ceramics ll ................. . ........................................ 3 ART 3215 Mold Making for Ceramics ............................................. 3 ART 3291 Sculpture ll .......................... ........ . . . . .................... 3 ART 3611 Ceramics lil ........................................... . . ............ 3 ART 3615 Low Fire Ce r a mics . ....... . ...... . .................................... 3 ART 4211 Ceramics rv . .................................. ... . .................. 3 ART 4611 Ceramics V ......................................................... . 3 ART 4701 enior Experience Studio: P o rtfolio Development and Thesis Exhibit (Senio r Expe r ience ) ........................ ......................... . 3 Total ............................................................................. 33

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112 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Choose 18 hours art or art history electives ........................................... 18 Ceramics students may apply IND 147 0 Perspective Drawing to their art or art history electives. Total for the Conce ntration .... . .... ..... ................ ........ .................... 51 Communication Design Concentration Commun ication Design students must take ART 1 531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foundation cour se. Students must h ave a suitabl e laptop computer before proceeding with ART 3225 and subsequent courses. See advisor for specificat ion s . The following courses are required for the con centration: COURSES ARTH 3690 ARTH 3880 ART 22 22 ART 2225 ART 2625 ART 267 1 -or-..... . ..... . ........................................... SEMESTER HOURS Hi story of Comm uni catio n Design ............ .......................... 3 Understanding Vis u a l Lang u age ........ . . ....................... . . . . . ... 3 Visu a l Thinkin g ........ . . ........................................... . 3 Typography I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Typograph y II. ............ . ....... ........ ...............•........... 3 Photography I ART 3321 Illu stration for Communication Designer s .................... ......... ... 3 ART 322 2 Design Research Meth o ds ................. ............................. 3 ART 3225 Typography Ill ............ .... .... ... ... . ....... . . ................... 3 ART 3623 Id entity & Systems Des ign ... ......... ..... . . . ...... . .................. 3 ART 3625 Narrative Design ........................................ . . . ....... . . . 3 ART 4225 Concepts in Motion ..... ......... . . ...................... ............. 3 ART 4625 Communi cation De s ign Internship . ................. . ................... 3 ART 4721 Communication Design Seni or Experience: Portfolio Deve l opment ( Senior Experience ) . . .... ... ........ .................. .............. . . 3 Total. ........... . .... ........ .................. . . ............... .. ........ ...... . 39 C hoose 12 hours art or art hi story ele ctives . . . ............... ............ . ........... . 12 Some r ecomme ndations for e lectives include ART 3980 Cooperative Educ ati o n Internship, ART 4222 Dimensional Design, ART 4223 Community Base d Design, ART 4327 Illustration II, ART 4842 Directe d Studies in Communication Design, and courses in photography, digital art , and prirltmaking. Total for the C oncentration ........... . .......... . . ........................ .......... 51 Digital Art Concentration Dig ital Art students must take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Desig n as a foundation course. The following courses are required for the concentration: COURSES ARTH 3880 ARTH 3XXX ART 2222 ART 2237 ART 3235 ART 3631 ART 3635 . . ........ . ................. . ... ... .................... SEMESTER HOURS Unders t a ndin g Visual Language ... . . ................. . ......... ... ...... 3 Upper Division Art History Elective (see list p. 119) ..... . .... . . . . .......... 3 V i sual Thinking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Con s tructing the Digital Image ........... . .... ...... .................. . 3 Video Art ..... . .... .................. .......... . . . .................. 3 Interactive Multimedia Art . ...... ........ .................... .......... 3 Web Art I .......... . . . ..... ..... ............. . . . ..... . . ......... . ... 3 ART 4235 Web Art II ................................ ..... ...................... 3 ART 4631 Digital Art Portfolio . ... .......... ......... ............................ 3 ART 4701 Senior Experience Studio : Portfolio Development and Thesis Exhibit ( Senior Expe r ience ) . .................. .... .... .... ........ .... . ....... 3 Total . ........ . . ........ . ......................... . ............................... 30 C hoose a seq uenc e of three courses from any othe r studio co n centration ................... 9 Choose 12 hours art or art histor y electives ..... ....... ....... .......... . ....... ...... 12

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I SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Recommended: ART 3980 Cooperative Education Intern s hip, ART 4601 Installat ion Art, ART 4843 Directed Studies in Digital Art. Total for the Concentration . ................................ . . ....................... 51 Drawing Concentration Drawing students must take ART 1541 Drawing II as a foundation course. The following course s are required for the conce ntr ation: COURSES ARTH 3XXX ART 2644 ART 3241 ART 3641 ............................ ..... ...................... SEMESTER HOURS Upper Division Art Histor y Elective (see list p. 119) ........................ 3 Life Drawing I ................................ ....................... 3 Drawing III .......... ............................ . ................... 3 Drawing IV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Choose 9 hours from: ART 3244 Life Drawing II ............................. .......................... 3 ART 3644 Drawing the Human Head . .............. ............................ .. 3 ART 424 1 Drawing V .......................................................... 3 ART 4244 Life Drawing Ill ...................................................... 3 ART 4641 Drawing VI. ........................ ........... ...................... 3 -P lu s:ART 4701 Senior Experience Studio : Portfo l io Development and Thesis Exhibit (Senio r Expe r ience) .................................................. 3 Total. ............................................................................ 24 Choos e 15 h ours from painting and printmaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IS Choose 3 hours from sculpt ure , ceramics, or jewelry design and metalsmithing .............. 3 Choose 9 h ours art or art history electives ...................................... •...... 9 Total for the Concentration ..................................... . .................... 51 Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing Concentration Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing students may take IND 1470 Perspective Drawing or ART 1541 Drawing II as part of their foundation coursework. The following courses are req u ired for the concentration: COURSES ..... . .................. ............................... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 3XXX Upper Division Art History E l ective (see list p . 119) .......... .............. 3 ART 2651 Jewelr y Desig n and Metalsmith in g I ......... ......... . .......... ........ 3 ART 2691 Sculpture I .............................................. ....... . . ... 3 ART 325 1 J ewelry Design a nd Metalsmi thin g II ............. ..•..................... 3 ART 329 3 Functional Sculpture .......................................... ........ 3 ART 365 1 Jewelry Desig n a nd Metalsmith in g III . ................................... 3 ART 4251 Jewelry Des i gn and Metalsmithing IV .................................... 3 ART 4651 Jewelry Desig n and Metalsmithing V .................... ............... .. 3 ART 3653 Casting for Jewelers and Metalsmiths -or-ART 3655 Enameling for Jeweler s and Metalsmiths -o r -ART 3657 Textile Tech niques in Metal -o r -ART 4 845 Directed St udie s in J ewelry Des i g n and Metalsmithing ...................... 3 ART 4701 Senior Exper ience Studio : Portfolio D evelopme nt and Thesis Exhibi t (Senior Exper i ence) .................................................. 3 Total ................ . . ...... ...........................•..............•.......... 30

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114 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Choose 6 hours from: ART 2611 Cer a mics I. .. ......... . ......... ................... . . . ............... 3 ART 3291 Sculpture II .... ................... . .................................. 3 ART 3 29S Glassworking . . . . .... ............... . . . . ........... ....... ..... ..... . 3 ART 3S01 Mixed Media Explor a tion I. . ........................................... 3 IND 1 200 Introduction to General Metals : C o l d Metals ............. ................. 2 IND 1220 Introduction to General Metals: Hot Metals .... .......................... . 2 Total. ............................. .................... . . ..... ............ ......... 6 Choose 1S hours art or art histor y elective s . . . ........................ . ... ............ IS Recommended: a ddit i onal courses fro m the list a b ove, ART 3980 Coo p e r a tive Education Intern ship, ART 4801 Studio Assis tant s hip . Total f o r the Concentrati o n .... . ..................... ............•. . . . ...... ........ .51 Painting Concentration Painting students must take ART I 541 Drawing II as a foundation course. The follo w ing cour s es are required for the concen t r a tion : COURSES . ............................. .................. .... ... SEMESTER HO URS ARTH 3XXX Upper Divi s ion Art Hi s tor y Elective (s ee list p . 119) . .............. ..... .... 3 ART 2661 Painting I . ................... ........ . . . ............... ........... . . 3 ART 3 2 6 1 Painting II. ............ . ............................................. 3 ART 3661 Painting III ............ ..................... ......................... 3 ART 4261 Painting IV ...........................•........................... . . . 3 ART 4661 P a intingV ................. ................. ........ ...... .... . ...... 3 ART 4701 Senior Experien c e S tudio: Portfolio Development and Thesi s Exhibit ( Senior Experien c e ) ................................... .......... . . ... 3 Total ...... ........ ..................................... ....................... ... 2 1 C hoo s e 1S hours from drawing , lif e dr a wing , figure pa inting , printmaking a nd watermedia. . . I S Choos e IS hours art or art histor y elec t ives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IS Total f o r the Concentration ......................... ..... .................. . . ..... . . . 51 Photography Concentration Photography students mus t take ART 1531 Introduction to Digita l Art and Design as a foundation course. The following courses are required f o r th e concentration : COURSES ... . . . ............................... . . ................ SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 3300 Art and Cu ltural Heritage ........ . . . . ......... . . ...... . ....... . . . . . . . . . 3 ARTH 3790 Histor y of Photograph y ... ... .......... . ......... . . . . . . . .... .......... 3 ARTH 3XXX Upper Divi s ion Art History Electiv e ( s e e l i st p . 119 ) ........ .. .............. 3 ART 2237 Constructing the Dig ital Image . ..................... . .................. 3 ART 267 1 Photograph y I ....................................................... 3 ART 3271 Photography II: Black and White .......... ............................. 3 ART 367 1 Photograph y III: Co l o r. ............ . .... ... .... ....... . .............. . 3 ART 427 1 Photograph y IV: The o r y and Practice ............................. . . . . . . . 3 ART 4671 Phot o graph y V : Portf olio ................ .............................. 3 ART 4 701 Senior Exper i en c e S t udio: Portfolio De v elopment and The s i s Exhibit . . . . ..... 3 (senior experience ) ............. ..... ............. . .................. 3 Total .................................................................•........... 30 Choose a sequence of three courses from any other studio concentr a tion .............. ..... 9 Choose 12 hours art or art history ele c tives . . . .... ... ... ....... .. ............. ........ 1 2 S u ggestions: ART 3980 Cooperative Education Intern s hip , ART 4873 Photography Assistantship . Total for the Concentration ... . ................................................ .... . . 51

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 11 Printmaking Concentration Printmaking students must take both ART 1541 Drawing II and ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design. ART 1531 will be counted in the concentration. The following courses are req u ired for the co ncentration : COURSES . ...................................................... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 3XXX Upper Division Art Histor y Elective (see lis t p. 1 1 9) ................... ..... 3 ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design . . . ................................ 3 ART 2237 Constructing the Digital Image .............. ........................... 3 ART 268 1 Printmaking I ...........................••. ......... ................. 3 Select 2 courses (6 hour s) from: ART 328 1 Printmaking II: Lithography ..............••...........••.............. 3 -orART 3283 Printmaking II: Intagl io ...................•............••............. 3 -orART 3285 Printmaking II: Screenprinting .... ......................••........ ..... 3 -Plus:ART 3681 Printmaking III ............•..........................•...... . . . ..... 3 ART 4281 ART 4681 ART 470 1 Printmaking I V ............................................. ......... 3 Printmaking V . ...................................................... 3 Senior Expe ri ence Studio: Portfo l io Development and Thes i s Exhibit (Senior Expe ri e n ce) ......... .......................................... 3 Select 2 courses (6 hours) of u pper division drawing courses .............................. 6 Total. . ..................... . ................................ . ............. . . .... . 36 C hoose 3 hours from sculpture, ceramics, or jewelry design and me t alsmithing ...... . ....... 3 Choose 12 hour s art or art hi story electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 Suggeste d : ART 3287 Monotype P rintmaking, ART 330 I The A r t i s t's B ook Total for the Concentration ..... ..................................................... 51 Sculpture Concentration Sc ulptu re students may take e i t h e r A R T 1541 D rawin g II or !ND 1 47 0 Perspective D rawing as a foun dation course. St udents must a lso take ART 1531 Introduction to Digi tal Art and Desi g n which will be counted in the concentration. T h e following courses are req u i r ed for the concentra tion: COURSES ........ . .......... . . .... .... . . .................... . . . . SEMESTER H OURS ARTH 3XXX Upper Division Art History E l ective (see list p. 119 ) ........... ............. 3 ART 153 1 Introduction to Digital Art an d Des i gn ................................... 3 ART 2691 Sculpture I ......... ...................•••...........••••............ 3 ART 2611 Ceramics I. ................................ . . . . ................ ...... 3 ART 2651 jewelry Desig n and Metalsmithing I . ........••............•............. 3 ART 329 1 Sculpture II. . . ............. .. .. ................. ..................... 3 ART 3293 Functional Scul p t u r e .....................•............................ 3 ART 3691 Sculpture Ill . .............• . ............•.............•.............. 3 ART 429 1 Sculpture I V . ................................ ..... ................... 3 ART 4691 SculptureV .......................................................... 3 ART 470 1 enior Experience Studio : Portfo lio Development and T h esis Exhibit (Senior Expe r ience ) ............... . . . ................................ . 3 Total. ....................... ...............................................•..... 33 C hoose a seq u ence of three courses f rom any oth e r studio conce ntra tion ....•.............. 9 C hoose 9 hours art or art hi story electives . Recomme n ded : ART 1300 Introduction to Woodwo r king , ART 3295 G l assworking, ART 3301 The Artist 's B ook, ART 4601 I nstallation Art, ART 4849 Directed St u dies in Sculpture ......... 9 Total for the Concentration . . . ................ . . ............................. . . .... . . 51

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116 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Art Education Concentration Specific General Stu dies Requirements see your advisor for d etails COURSES ............ . ............................ . ............. SEMESTER HOURS EDS 3110 Processes of Education in Mult i cultural Urban Secondary Schoo l s ............ . (Social Scie nce) . ............ . ....... . ............ ...... .... . ......... 3 EDS 3200 Educa t iona l Psychology Applied to Teaching (Social Science) ............•... 3 MTH 1610 Integrated Mathematics I (Math) ........................................ 3 SPE 1010 P u b lic Speaking (Communica t ion) ........ . . •• ..........•........ . .•.... 3 Gen eral Studies for Art Education students ........................................... 33 Art Education students m u st take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foun da tio n course. Co u rses for the Concentration in Art Education ARTH 3080 A r t of the 20th and 21st Centu ries .......... •....... ............... . . .... 3 ARTH 3300 ARTH 4480 ART 210 1 ART 2611 ART 2651 ART 266 1 ART 2671 ART 268 1 ART 2691 ART 3601 ART 3605 ART 4201 ART 4701 ART 4703• ART 4704. EDS 3120 RDG 3280 Art and Cult u ral Heritage ...................... ........................ 3 Art Theory and Criticism ......•• .........•..........••........... .... . 3 Co l or Theory and Practice ....... . ........•......... .... . ....... .... ... 3 Ceramics I. .................................................... ...... 3 jewelry Des i gn and Metalsmithing I .................... . ....... . ........ 3 Painting I . ............... .......... ...•...... . ....••.........••.... . 3 Photog r aphy I ............................................. ..•....... 3 Printmaking I. .......... . ........................................... . 3 Sculpture I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . 3 Introduction to Art Education .......................•••.........••.... . 4 T h e I nclusive Music and A rt C l assroom . . . . ...................... ........ 2 Art Methods K-12 ..............................................•.... . 4 Sen ior Exper i ence Studio: Portfolio Developme n t and Thesis Exhibit (Sen ior Experience) ........... ................ ........................ 3 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary K-6 .........••.......... ...... 6 Student Teaching and Semina r : Secondary 7-12 ................ .....•..... 6 Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Seco n dary Schools ... .............. 2 Teaching Literacy Skill Deve lopment in the Content Areas ................... 4 A l e t ter grade of "C" or better is required in each founda t ion course, each of the co u rses listed above, and each course specifically r equired for an emphas is. Emphasis area-see be l ow ................ . ........... ... ... .................... 1 2 to I S Total , Art Education Concentration courses . ............... . .... . .................. 73 to 76 Total for the Art major with Art Education Concentration .. ...........••........•..... 91 to 94 Total for the degree .............................................. . . .......... 124 to 127 Choose an emphasi s area from those listed be l ow: Ceramics ART 3211 ART 3611 ART 4211 Ceramics II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Ceramics lii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Ceramics I V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 4611 Ceramics V . ......•....................••.... ......•................ . 3 Total. ... . . ............... ...................................... . ....... . .... ..... 12 Digital Art ART 2222 Visual Thinking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 2237 Constructing the Digital Image .......................•...........•.... . 3 ART 3235 V i deo Art ........................................................... 3 ART 3635 Web Art I ................. . .•..........••.........••................ 3 ART 4631 D i gital Art Por tfol i o ........... . . . .......... . .......................... 3 Total. .......................... . .......•... ......••.............................. 15

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Drawing ART 1 541 Drawing II . . . ....................................................... 3 ART 3241 Drawing Ill. .............. ....................... . . .................. 3 ART 364 1 D r aw in g IV .......................................................... 3 ART 4241 Drawing V ........•••............•••...... . . . ....................... 3 ART 464 1 Dr awing VI. ..................................................... .... 3 Total .................................... . . ....................................... 15 Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing ART 3251 jewelry Desig n a n d Metalsm ithin g II. ....••......... ..•.................. 3 ART 3651 jewelry Desig n and Metalsmit hin g III ............. ............ ........... 3 ART 4251 jewelry Design a nd Metalsmith in g IV .................••................. 3 ART 4651 jewelry Design and Metalsmithing V ............ . .......... .......•...... 3 Total ................................................................. ............ 1 2 Painting ART 2666 Watermed i a I .........•.............••............••................. 3 ART 3261 Painting II . ................................... .......... .. ........... 3 ART 3661 Painting III ...........••............••...........••.............••... 3 ART 4261 Painting IV ................................. . ........................ 3 ART 4661 PaintingV ........................................................... 3 Total ... .... ... .............................................................. ..... 15 Photography ART 2237 Constructi n g th e Digital Image ......•....... ........................... 3 ART 3271 Photography II: Black and White ......••...........•••............••... 3 ART 367 1 Photography III : Color. ............................................... 3 ART 4271 Photography IV: Theory and Practice ................•......... . ......... 3 ART 4671 PhotographyV: Portfolio .............................................. 3 Total ... ....................................•......................... .... ....... . 15 Printmaking Select 2 courses (6 hours) from: ART 3281 Printmaking II: Lithography ................... ... . ................. ... 3 -o r -ART 3283 Printmaking II: Intaglio ............................................... 3 -o r -ART 3285 Printmaking II: Screenprinti n g ......... ................................ 3 -p lus -ART 3681 Printmaki ng III ............................ .......................... 3 ART 4281 P r intmaking IV ....................•..............•.................. 3 ART 4681 Printmaking V . .................................... ................. . 3 Total. .................................................... ....................... . 15 Sculpture ART 3291 Sculpture II. ...... ........................... ........................ 3 ART 369 1 Sculpture III. ........................................................ 3 ART 4291 Sculpture IV ......... . . ...........................•.................. 3 ART 4691 SculptureV .......................................................... 3 Total. . ........................................................................... 12 •studen t teaching is composed of daily full-time work during 16 weeks, split 8 and 8 weeks between elemen tar y and secondary l e v e ls. ART 4703 is cross-listed with EDU 4190; ART 4704 is cross-listed with EDS 4290.

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118 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Students must also achieve satisfactory scores on the state licensure examination. See your advisor for more i nformation. Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sections of t his Catalog and stay i n regular contact with their advisors. Art Licensure Only: K-12 Coursewo r k i n teac h e r l ice n sure i s availa b le th ro u g h the Ar t D e partment. An e x i s t ing BFA in a stu di o area i s req u ire d . Students see kin g li cens u re with a deg ree in Art other tha n a BFA may n ee d to take a ddit ional coursework to m eet licensure r eq ui rements. L icen sure students m ust take MTH 1 610 Integra t e d Math e matics I a nd must meet all r equire m ents for post-baccalau reat e candi dates . Students m u s t a l so ac h ieve sati s f ac tory sco res on the s t ate licen sure examinati on. See your a d visor for m ore informatio n . Stu d e n ts seek in g teac h ing licensure s hould rea d the teacher lice n s u re sectio n of thi s Cata log, and they s h ould s tay i n reg ular contact with their advisors. REQUIRED COURSES .. ................... ..... ....................... SEMESTER HOURS ART 3601 Int r oduction to Art Education ............... ........................... 4 ART 3605 T h e Inclusive M u sic and Ar t C l assroom .................................. 2 ART 4201 Art Metho d s K-1 2 .................................................... 4 ART 4703* Stu d ent Teach ing and Seminar: Elementary K--6 ........................... 6 ART 4704* St ud ent Teach ing and Seminar: Secondary 7-1 2 ............ . .............. 6 EDS 3110 Pr ocesses of Edu cation in M ulti cultural Urban Secondary Schoo l s ............ 3 EDS 3120 Field Experiences in Multicultural Urban Secondary Schools ................. 2 EDS 3200 Educat ional Psychology Applie d to Teaching . . ............................ 3 RDG 3280 Teach ing Lit eracy Skill Devel opment in the Content Areas .................. . 4 Total. ............................................................................ 34 *Student teaching is composed of dail y full time work during 1 6 weeks, split 8weeks and 8 weeks between elementary and secondary levels. ART 4703 is cross-listed with EDU 4190; ART 4704 is dual-listed with EDS 4290. R ecommended: ARTH 3300 Art and Cul tural Her i tage ........... ...................... ............. 3 ART 1531 I ntroduction to Digital Art and Design ................ ................... 3 ( ART 1531 is required for students who did not take an equivalent course as part of their degree.) Art Major for Bachelor of Arts Art History, Theory and Criticism Concentration FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS . .... . ........................... ...... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 1600 Worl d Art I : Art before 1200 ............... . . . . ......................... 3 ARTH 1700 World Art II: Art since 1200 ............ ..................... ........... 3 A R T 110 I Two Dime n sio n a l Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 1141 Drawing I ................... . .......................... ............ . 3 ART 1501 Three Dimensional Design ............................... . .......... ... 3 ART 1531 Introduction to Dig ital Art and Design ................................... 3 Total Foundation Requirements .............................................. ......... 18 Foundation courses must be completed before proceeding. A letter grade of"C" or better is required in each foundation course and each course specifically required for the concentration. ARTH 3080 Art of the 20th and 21st Centu r ies . .................... . ................. 3 C h oose two of the following: ART 1541 Drawing II ................. .................... .................. . . . 3 ART 2222 V i s ual Thinking .................................... .................. 3 ART 2237 Constructing the Digital Image .................................. ....... 3 ART 2611 Ceramics I. ................................................ .......... 3 ART 2651 J ewelry Desi g n a nd Metalsmi thing I ... .............. .................... 3

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' SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 ART 2661 Painting I ........................................................... 3 ART 2671 Photography I ................................••............. • ..... . . 3 ART 268 1 Printmaking I. .......................................... ............. 3 ART 2691 Sculpture I .......................................................... 3 Total. .................. ....••............••....................................... 9 Art History electives: Choose 7 courses (2 1 hours) from the followi ng or from approved omnibus art history courses ( ARTH 39XX or ARTH 49XX) . At least 3 courses { 9 hours) must be in the history of art prior to 1900 (see advisor). ARTH 3300 Art & Cultural Heritage• ..........................•.................... 3 ARTH 3310 African Art .................... ...................................... 3 ARTH 3330 Egyptian Art ...................... .................................. . 3 ARTH 3340 Asian Art .............................. . . ....................••...... 3 ARTH 3360 Contemporary C h icana/o Art. ............................ .... . ..•...... 3 ARTH 3380 Women's Art/Women 's Issues• .................................. ........ 3 ARTH 3520 The Medieval Artist: Variable Topics** .............•••...........•... .... 3 ARTH 3530 The Renaissance Artist: Variab l e Topics** ................................. 3 ARTH 3540 The Baroque Artist: Variable Topics** ...............•.............••..... 3 ARTH 3660 Art Nouveau ..................................................... .... 3 ARTH 3670 History of Art between World Wars ............... ..•.............•...... 3 ARTH 3690 History of Communication Design ............ . . ................... . . ... 3 ARTH 3790 History of P hotography ............................................... 3 ARTH 3880 Understandi n g Visual Language .................................... . .... 3 ARTH 3890 Contemporary Print Histor y ....................................•...... 3 ARTH 4210 Site Specific Studies in Art History: Variable Topics** ....................... 3 ARTH 4410 Art History and Its Methods ............................................ 3 ARTH 4510 Exhibiting the Art Object ..........................•.................. . 3 Total, Art History electives ................................... . ........ ............... 21 ARTH 4480 Art Theory and C riti cism .............................................. 3 ARTH 4700 Senior Thesis in Art History (se nior experience) ........................... 3 Total for the major ..........................................•...........•........ . . 54 General Studies ......... . .............. ....................................... ... 33 Two semesters of the same foreign language•** ....••........... .•••............•..... 6-10 Electives ................................................................. 23-27 Total for the degree ................................................................ 120 A minimum of 27 upper-division art history hours required. A minimum of 40 upper-division hours total are required for the degree. *Neither ARTH 3300, ARTH 3360, nor ARTH 3380 may be used as the sole art history e lective for a studio art concentratiot!. ARTH 3300 may be used to meet the multicultural requirement. "Title and course numbers for variable topics courses will be distinct for each offering, for example ARTH 352B Medieval Artisans and Craftsmen. A student may take up to three distinct offerings under each variable topics desgination, for examp le, ARTH 353A The Renaissance Artist: Bosch and Bruegel; ARTH 353B The Renaissance Artist: Leonardo and Michelangelo; and ARTH 353C Court Art and Renaissance Women may all be appilied to the requirements. "*Students who entered college with fluency in a language (or languages) other than English are encouraged to stlldy a language with which they are unfamiliar. Students with a good high school background in a foreign language may take intermediate or advanced courses in that language, or study a new language. The second semester of certain foreign languages may be applied to the General Studies requirement . Note: four semesters of French or German are required for entrance into most graduate programs in art history, theory and criticism. Both French and German are required for entrance into Ph. D . pro grams in art history, and doctoral research often requires research in at least one additional language. Minors are optional for all art majors.

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120 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Minor in Studio Art REQUIRED COURSES .... . ............................................ SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 1600 World Art 1 : Art before 1200 ............................................ 3 A R TH 1700 ART 1101 ART 1141 ART 1501 ART 153 1 -o r -ART 1541 World Art II: Art since 1200 ........................................... . 3 Two Dimensional Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Drawing I ................ . .............. ............ . . .............. 3 Three Dimensional Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Introduction to Digital Art and De s i gn Drawing II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 A letter grade of" C " or better is require d in eac h of the co urses li s ted above. Studio Art E lective s ( Minimum of six uppe r-di vision art hours req uired) ................... 9 Total ............................................................................. 27 Minor in Art History, Theory and Criticism REQUIRED COURSES . . ............................................... SEMESTER HOURS ARTH 1600 World Art 1 : Art befor e 1200. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ARTH 1 7 00 World Art II: Art since 1200 ............ . ............................... 3 ARTH 3080 Art of the 20 th and 21st Centurie s ....................................... 3 A l et ter grade of"C" o r better is required in each of the courses lis ted above. Art history electives (see list p. 119) .................................................. 12 Minimum of nine upper division art history hours required Total .............. . .................................. . ........ ........... . . . ..... 21 DIGITAL MEDIA MINOR, SEE PAGES 131 AND 233 OF THIS CATALOG. BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE PROGRAM Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Behavioral Science Major for Bachelor of Arts This is a distributed m ajor, offering students a structured overview of th e socia l sc ien ces. This program emph as ize s breadth of coverage with a focus in a n a r ea se l ected b y the student. This major i s particu larly applicable for students inter ested in teac her licen sure a t the elementary and secondary levels . The student must have preliminary approval of the selected progra m b y an adviso r from the Socio logy and Anthropol ogy Department. A minimum of 12 upper-divisio n hours in the major must be taken at MSCD. REQUIRED COU RSES ... ................... ........... ................ SEMESTER HOURS ANT 1 310 In troduction to C ultur a l Anth r opo l ogy .. ................. ............... 3 EC O 2010 Principle s of Economics-Ma c ro .......... ............................... 3 HIS 1 220 American Hi story since 1865 ............. . . ............................ 3 PSC 1010 American National Government ........................................ 3 PSY 1001 Introductor y Psych ology ............................................... 3 SOC 1010 Int roduction to Socio l ogy . . . ........................................... 3 S ubtotal. . . . ............................ . .......•. ...................••........... 18

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Elected Foc u s In addition to the introductory course, each student must select 12 h ours in one of the following social science discip l ines: anthropology, economics , his tory, political science , psychology, or sociology. A mini mum of 9 upper-division hours mu st be selected with the approval of an advisor. Subtotal . . . ....................................................................... 12 General Elec tive s An additional12 hour s must be sel ected from any of the disciplines outside of the elected focus. Courses may be selected from anthropology, economics, history, political scie n ce, psychology, or sociology. At least 9 of these hour s must be upper division . No more than 6 hours ma y be taken in any one discipline. S11btotal. ..................................................................... .... 12 Total ........................... .............. ..........•........................ .42 General Studies Requir emen t s The student is expected to com plete all General Studies requirements as stated in this Catalog. The st u dent may use up to 6 hours from the required courses for the behavioral science major to complete the social science component. Senior Experience Selection of a Senior Experience course will vary according to the student's needs. Students seeking teacher licensure must select st udent teaching. Oth er students may select the capsto ne course in their focus or the applied anthropo logy course currently being developed b y the departmen t . Students desiring teacher licensure should see an advisor in the teacher education program . No minor is offered. Behavioral Science Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304 BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT The Biology Department offers two majors, the bachelor of scie nce in biology and the bachelor of arts in biology. Supportive courses associated with paramedical studies a n d crirninalistics, as well as genera l courses for enrichment of the nonscience student's background , are offered by the department. Students seeking teacher licensure, either elementary or secondary, shou l d see an advisor in the Biology Department as well as in the teacher education program. Students interested in preparation for medical school or other hea l th professions should contact the Biology Department for specia lized advising. A senior exit exam, administered and required by the department, must be taken during the semester of anticipated graduation . The Biol ogy Department main office is lo cated in Science Building, Room 213, 303-556-3213. A biology minor is offered to stu dents with related major s or a special interest in the field. Guidelines for Field Experience/Internship/Practicum/Workshop/Cooperative Education Courses No more than four semester credit hours with the following course numbers will be applied toward the 40 semester hours of biology courses required for graduation: BIO 2888 , 2980, 2990, 3970, 3980, 4888, 4980, and 4990. How ever, the additional credits with the above course numbers may be applied toward general elective hours. Biology Major for Bachelor of Science REQUI RED COURSES ............................................. .... SEMESTER HOURS BIO 1080 General Biology I .......... . .... . ................... ................. 3 BIO 1090 General Biology Laboratory I ..... . ......•............................. 1 BIO 1081 General Biology II .................................................... 3 BIO 1091 General Biology Laboratory II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 BIO 3600 General Genetics .............................. ....................... 4

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122 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Select two of these options: Option 1: BIO 2100 Genera l Botany ................... .............. . ......... ....... 5 Option 2: BIO 2400 General Microbi o logy ............. . ...... ... ............... ...... 5 Option 3: Both BIO 2310 and BIO 2 3 20 H um an Anatom y and Ph y siology I and II ........... 8 Option 4: BIO 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology .................... . . . . . ..... . . . . ...... 4 Option 5: Eith e r BIO 3200 Invertebr a te Zoo l ogy or BIO 326 0 Vertebr a te Zoo l ogy ..... ....... .4 Select one of th e follow ing: BIO 4510 Mic robial Ecology ................................. . . ................ . 4 BIO 4540 P l an t Ecology . ..... ............. .......... ......•. .................. . 4 BIO 4550 Animal E c o l ogy . . . ...... . . .......... ............................... . . 4 Subtotal ....... .... .... .... . . . ............ . . ...... .... ................. . . . ..... 24-29 Electives Biology courses selected from the 2 000 -, 3000, and 4000 leve l series, and approved by faculty advi sors in the Biology Department, mus t be co mpl eted to brin g th e total of bio l ogy courses approved for th e major t o 40 semes t er hours. E lectives ....... . ................... . . ......................................... 111 6 At l east 21 semester hours of the major ( including genetics , eco l o gy and uppe r -division electives ) must be from the 3000and 4000l evel courses of t he Biology D epartment. Total ( minimum ) .... ....... ..................................................... . . 40 Required Non-Biology Courses One year of college general c h emistry with l ab , one s emeste r of upper-division org a nic chemistry with lab, o n e semest e r of upper-division bi oc he mistry, an d one year of mathematics sta rtin g w ith MTH 1110 or above, are requisite s for the bachelor o f sci en c e major in b i ology. CHE 3110 ( Organic C h emistry II) and CHE 3130 ( Organic C hemistry II Laboratory } m ay be subst itut ed for the upper division b i ochemistry requirement w i th permiss ion of a Biol ogy Dep artment academic advisor. Biology Major for Bachelor of Arts REQUIRED COURSES ....... . . . ....... ..... . . ................•........ SEMESTER HOURS BIO 1080 Ge n e ral Biology I . . ........................... . . . . . . . . . . ...... ....... 3 BIO 1090 Ge n e ral Biology Labo r atory I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 BIO 1081 General Biology II ... ........ . . ... ..... . .......•..................... . 3 BIO 1091 Ge n e ral Bio l ogy Laboratory II ........... . . ............. . . ......... . . . . . BIO 3600 General Genetic s ............ .......•................................ . 4 Sel ect two of th ese options : Option 1: BIO 2100 General Botan y .. 00 ... 00 .. ... . . 00 00 00 00 00 00 . . 00 .... 00 .. 00 00 00 00 .. 00. 5 Option 2 : BIO 2400 General Microbiology 00 ........... 00 00 ••• • 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ... . 00. 5 Option 3: Both BIO 2310 and BIO 2320 Human Anatom y and Physiology I and II..... . ..... 8 Option 4: BIO 3 050 Cell and Molecular Biol ogy .. 00 . . . 00 00 00 . . . 00 • • • • • • 00 . . 00 00 . . ... 00 .00 00 .4 Option 5: E ith er BIO 3200 In vertebrate Zoology or BIO 3260 Vertebrate Zoo l ogy ... 00 ••••• 00 • .4 Sele c t one of the following: BIO 4510 Microbial Eco l ogy ............. ................. 00 00 .... 00 00 ...... .... 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology .......... ..... . ........................................ 4 BIO 4550 Animal Eco l ogy . .... .... . . .... ........ . ....... . . ........ . . ........... 4 Subtotal ................................... . ....... . . . . .•.........••........... 24 -2 9 E lective s Biology courses sel ec ted from the 2000 , 3000 , a n d 4000 l evel series , and approved by facul ty advi sors in the Biology Department, mus t be comp l eted to bring the total of biology courses approved for the major to 40 semester h ours . Electives ................ . .... . . .... .... . ...... ........ . . ..... ......... ........ 11-16 A t least 21 semes ter hours of the major ( including genetics , eco l ogy and u pper-d i visio n e l ectives) must be from the 3000and 4000-level courses of the Biology Department. Total (minimum ) ....... . ............. ........................... . ...... . .... . . ... 40

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Require d NonB iology Courses One year of general chemistry (eq uivalent to the present courses CHE 1100 and CHE 2100). Medical Technology Concentration Students mus t satisfy the requirements listed for the b achelo r of scie nc e major in biology, including B I O 2400. Students mus t also take BIO 3350, BIO 4440, and BIO 4450. Additional hours must be taken from the courses listed below to complete a minimum of 21 hours of upperdivi sion cou rses and a minimum of 40 semester credit hours in biology. ELECTIVE COURSES .......................•............•...•........ SEMESTER HOURS BIO 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology .................. ....................... .... 4 BIO 3210 Histology . ............ . . ................ ............................ 4 BIO 3270 Parasitology . . . . ............... ........ .............................. 4 BIO 3360 Animal Physi ology .............. . ..................................... 4 BIO 4160 Mycology .................................. ................... . . .... 4 Interns h ip Comp letion of a medical technology interns hip at an approved school of medical technology. Require d NonB iology Courses The student must satisfy the requirements listed for non -biology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology and comp l ete the requireme nt s for a minor in c h emistry. Cell and Molecular Concentration Students must satisfy the requirements for a bachelor of science major in biology and must include BIO 2400, BIO 3050, and BIO 4510. This concentration requires a t o t al of at least 41 semester hours of biology courses including BIO 273 Methods in Cell Biology and Immunolog y and BIO 274 Nucleic Acid Techniques and Molecular Cloning, which must be s u ccessfully completed at the Communi ty College of Aurora , and at least I 0 semeste r hours from the following list of electives: ELECTIVE COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS BIO 3210 Hist ology . . . . ................... . ........................................ 4 BIO 3270 Parasitology ...................... ................................... 4 BIO 3340 Endocrinology ......................... . ............................. 3 BIO 3350 Immunology ............................... ......................... 4 BIO 4050 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology .................................... 4 BIO 4060 Cellular and Molecular Biology Laborator y ............................... 2 BIO 4400 Microbial Physiology .................................................. 4 BIO 4440 Virology ............................................................ 3 BIO 4450 Pathogenic Microbiology .......... .................................... 5 BIO 4470 Microbial Genetics . ......... ................................... ...... 4 BIO 3980/4980 Internship/Independent Stud y ................ ............. o • •••••••• 2 Subtotal ( minimum ) ..................................... o •••••••••••••••• • •••••••• 10 Required Nonbi o logy Courses The st ud ent must satisfy the r equirements listed for non biology co urses for the bachelo r of science major in biology and comp let e the requirements for a minor o r second major in chemistry. Biology Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304 Minor in Biology REQUIRED COURSES .................. o • • o ••••• • •••••••••• o ••••••••• SEMESTER HOURS BIO 1 080 General Biology I .................. 0 ................................. 3 BIO 1090 General Biology Laboratory I .......................................... I BIO 1081 General Biology II ..................... 0 .............................. 3

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124 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES BIO I 091 General Biol ogy Laborato r y II .............. . . ......................... . Select one of these optio ns: Option 1 : BIO 2100 General Botany ............. . .... . . .... ...... ................ .. .. 5 Op tion 2: BIO 2400 Gen eral Micr obiology ........... ........... . ..................... 5 Option 3 : Both BIO 2310 and BIO 232 0 Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II .. ..... .... 8 Sel ect one of the following: B I O 3050 Cell and Mol ecular Biology ....... . . . ....... . . . . . ........... ............ 4 B I O 3200 Inv e rtebrate Zoology .............. . . . ........ . ........ . . . . . ........... 4 BIO 3260 Vertebrate Zoology ....... . ..... ........... ......... . ........ . ......... 4 BIO 3600 General Genetics ...... . . ....... . . . ...................... . .... . ...... . 4 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology . ... ............ ... ... . ..................... ........ 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecol ogy ....... . .......... ..... ............................. .... 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology ............ . ............ . ............. ............... 4 Subtotal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 2 0 E l ectives Biology courses from the 2000 , 3000 , a nd 4000 level series, app r oved by the Biology Depart m e nt , must b e completed to bring the total of biology courses approve d for the minor t o 24 seme s ter hours. Tot a l ( minimum ) . . ..... ... ... ....... .............. . . . ......... ...... . . .... . . .... . . 24 CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT T he C h e mi try Department i s approved by th e American C h e mic a l Socie t y and offers seve r a l degree progra ms: the bachelor of sc ien ce in chemi stry; b achelor of sc i e n ce in chemistry criminalistics co n cen tration; and the bachelor of arts in chemistry . Minors in chemistry and crimina li stics are also availa ble . Students who plan to purs ue a career in chemistry after grad uation or plan to a ttend graduate school in che mi stry s h o uld choose the bachelor of scie nce in c h emist r y program. The bachel o r of arts in chem istry program is designed for students who plan a career in a field rel ated to c h e mi stry, but who do not intend to attend g raduate sc hool in c h emistry. The ba chelo r of arts option, which requires fewer hours, may be es p eciall y attractive to those wishing a second major or to those students desiring secondary e ducatio n licen s ure. Criminali stics i s the scientific i n ves tigati o n , identifi catio n , and comparison of physi ca l ev id ence for cri minal or civi l court proceedings. C rimin a li s t s must be trained in many disciplines including chemis try, bio l ogy , l aw enforcement, physics , and mathematics . The four-year crimi n a li stics curriculum leads to a bachelor of scie nc e degree and includes a half -time interns hip in a criminalistics laboratory during the se nior yea r . Students in the criminalistics program are e n co uraged to co mplet e all the requirements for a degree in chemi stry a pproved b y t h e American C h e mical Society while co mple t i n g the cri minali s tics degre e program. Graduates of the program a r e prepared for employment in criminal i st i cs a nd have co mpleted the req uirements for admission to g radu ate sc hool in chemistry o r criminali tics, medical sc hool, dental sc h ool, or l aw school. For further information abou t the criminal i s ti cs programs, students should contact the Chemistry Department. Students seek i ng secondary education l icen su re i n science s h o u ld see a n advisor in the teac her educatio n program for requirements. T he following cou r ses cons titut e the basic core and are required in all chemistry degr ee progra m s except for th e min o r in c hemi stry. BASIC CORE . . ........ ....... .......... ........................... . SEMESTER HOURS C H E 1800 General Chemis t ry I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 C H E 1810 General Chemistry II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 C H E 1850 Gene r a l Chemistry Laboratory ...... ............ ....... ............. .... 2 C H E 3000 Analytical C hemi str y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 C H E 3010 Analytical C hemi s tr y Labor a tor y . . . . . . . . .... . ........ . . . . . . ............. 2 C H E 3100 Organic C hemi s tr y I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 C H E 3110 Organic C hemistr y II ...... . . ....... . ........ . . .......... ............. 3

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 CHE 3 120 Organic Che mi stry I Laboratory .............................. .......... 2 CH E 3 130 Organic C hemistry II Laboratory ........................................ 2 Total. . ........................................................................... 26 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Science REQU IRED COURSES .....•.......• . .................... . ......... .... SEMESTER HOURS Basic Co r e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Additional Required C h emis tr y Courses: CHE 3250 Physical Chemistry l .......................... . . ............ . . . . ...... 4 CHE 3260 Physical Che mi stry II ............................ . ................. ... 4 CHE 3280 Physical Che mi stry l Laboratory ........................................ 2 C H E 3290 Physical Che mi stry II Laboratory ................... ..................... 2 Subtotal ................. . . ......................••...........••.............••... 1 2 Electives A minimum of I 0 semeste r hours in upper di v i s ion chemistry courses selected in consultation with an d approved by the C hemi s tr y Department is r equired. T h e se ni o r experience in C hem istry ( CHE 4950) does not count as an elective. Students may take any senior experience approved by the Colleg e . . .......................................................... . .... IO Total H ou r s Required . ... ........ . . ................... ............................. .48 Required Ancillary Courses for Bachelor of Science MTH 1410 Calculus I ........................................................... 4 MTH 241 0 Calculus II ... . . ........ ....... . ..................................... 4 MTH 2420 Calc ulus III ... . .................. ........ .... ........................ 4 PHY 2311 General Physics I -andPH Y 2331 General Physics II -orPHY 2010 College Physics I -andPHY 2020 College Physics II .................... . . ................. .. ............. . 8 Sub total ......................................... ................................. 20 American C hemical Society Approval: (To meet American Chem ical Societ y degree criteria the following co ur ses must be completed) C H E 2300 In o r ganic Ch emistr y .................................................. 3 C HE 4100 Instrumental Analysis ............................ . . . . .... ........ ..... 3 C H E 4110 Instrum e nt a l Ana lysi s Laboratory ............... . ............... . ....... 2 CHE 4300 Advanced Inorg anic Che m ist ry ................................... . . . ... 3 CHE 4310 Biohemistry I . . ... ................................ . .................. 3 Subtota l ............................. ........ ......... .... . .... .............. ..... 12 Elect ives An additiona l 3 credit hours of up per di v ision level electives are requi r ed. Electives s hould be selected in cons ultation with the Che mistry Department. The following co ur ses may be appropriate: CHE 4010, C H E 4020, C HE 4320, and CHE 4350 ....................................... 6 Total ......................................................•.............. • •...... 56 Criminalistics Concentration Students e l ectin g this program of study must complete the basic chemistry core (26 hours) in addition to the following required courses . The r equirement of a minor is wa i ved f o r students in thi s program. REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTE R H OURS Basic Co re . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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126 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 4100 Instrumental Analysis ................................................. 3 CHE 4110 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory ....•....................•............. 2 CHE 4310 Biochemistry I ....................................................... 4 CHE 4350 Biochemistry Laboratory . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Subtotal ........................................................................ . . 10 Required Criminalistics Courses: CHE 3 700 Criminalistics I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CHE 3710 Criminalistics II ...................................................... 4 CHE 4710 Criminalistics Intern s hip II. ......... . .........• ........................ 6 Subtotal. ...................... ................................................... 14 Required Ancillary Courses: BIO 1080 General Introduction to Biology .............. ........... . .............. 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory . . ........................ .... I BIO 3050 Cell and Molecular Biology ...................•......................... 4 BIO 3600 General Genetics ..................................................... 4 C)C I 010 Introduction to the Criminal justice System ....••......................... 3 C J C 2120 Evidence and Courtroom Procedure s -orC)C 2140 Criminal Procedure .................. . .......... ...................... 3 MTH 1 210 Introduction to Statistics -or-MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics ...........................................•... 4 MTH 1410 Calculus I ......................... . ........................... ...... 4 PHI 1030 Ethics ........................•..........•..........•................ 3 Subtotal ............................ . .............. ............................... 29 One of the following year-long physics sequences: PHY 2010 College Physics I. ............ . ...................... ........... . ...... 4 PHY 2030 College Physics I Laboratory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I PHY 2020 College Physics II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PHY 2040 College Physics II Laboratory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I -orPHY 2311 General Physics I ...................... ............................... 4 PHY 2321 General Physics I Laboratory .....••........••.....................••... I PHY 2331 General Physics II ..................... .............. ........... ...... 4 PHY 2341 General Physics II Laboratory . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . 1 Subtotal .... . ......................................... . .......................... . 10 Required Options (Select A or B ) Option A: C HE 3190 Survey of Physical Chemistry ........................................... 4 CHE 3200 Survey of Physical Chemi stry Laboratory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . I CHE 4700 Criminalistics Internship I ............................................. 5 Subtotal. ..............................•.....................•...........•........ 10 Option B: CHE 3250 CHE 3280 CHE 3260 CHE 3290 MTH 2410 MTH 2420 Physical Chemistry I ......................•.........••.........••..... 4 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory ........................................ 2 Physical Chemistry II ....................•........... . ..........•..... 4 Physical Chemistry II Laborato r y . ...................... . . . ..... ......... 2 Calculus II ............. . . . ........................•................. 4 Calculus III ......••.........•..........•..........•................ . . 4 Subtotal. ......................... . . ..... ..... . . ......................... ......... 20 Total ......................................................................... 99-109

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 12 Chemistry Major for Bachelor of Arts REQUIRED COURSES ........... ...................................... SEMESTER HOURS Basic Chemistry Core .............................. ................................. 26 Additional Required Chemistry Courses: CHE 3 I 90 Survey of Phys ical Chemistry ........................................... 4 CHE 3200 Survey ofphysical Chemistry Labo ratory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 (C HE 4950) does not count as a n elective. St ud e nt s may take any senior experience approved by the college. Subtotal ........ ....... .............••..........................•.................. 6 Required Ancillary Courses MTH I4IO Calculus I ......................... ............................... . . . 4 PHY 20I O College Physics I. .............................. ....................... 4 Total Ancillary Courses Required .......•••............•.............•............•..... 8 Total. .......................................................................... .. 45 Chemistry Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304 Minor in Chemistry St ud ents compl eting the basic chemistry core (26 hours) qualify for a minor in chemistry . Students may elect to substitute 5 semester hours in o ther upper divisio n chemistry courses for CHE 3110 and CHE 3130. CORE ................................ ....................... SEMESTER HOURS CHE I800 General Chem i stry 1 .................................................. 4 C HE 1810 General Chemistry 11 .................................................. 4 CHE 1850 General Chemistry Laboratory ......................................... . 2 CHE 3000 Analytical Chemistry .................................................. 3 CHE 30 I 0 Analytical C hemi stry Laboratory ........................................ 2 CHE 3100 Organic Chem i stry I . . ...............•................................ 4 CHE 3110 Organic Chemist r y II .. ............................................... 3 CHE 3120 Organic Chemis tr y I Laboratory ........................................ 2 CHE 3130 Organic Chemis tr y II Laboratory .......... .............................. 2 Total ...................................................................•... ...... 26 Minor in Criminalistics REQUIRED COURSES ................................... .............. SEMESTER HOURS 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 Testing an d Laborator y Analysis of Drugs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . l CHE 3600 Crime Scene Investigation I ............................................ 4 CHE 3610 Crime Scene In vestigation ll. .... ............... .................. ...... 4 CJC 2120 Evidence and Co ur t room Procedures ....................... ............. 3 Total ...... . .... .................................................................. 24

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128 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES CHICANA AND CHICANO S T UDIES DEPARTMENT The Chicana and C hicano Studies Department offers a bachelor of arts degree in Chica no Studies plu s a minor. The C hican a/o and other Latino hi torical experie n ces are u sed as points of departure toward expanding awareness of the multicultu ra l world and the co ntribution s of Chicanas/os. The program is designed to assist in the preparation of sc holars, human service providers, and teachers. Students have the following options for majoring in C hic ano Studies: m ajor for th e bache lor of arts; and major for the bachelor of arts with teacher lic ens u re in secondary socia l studies . Students can also earn a minor in C hic a no Studies. Chicano Studies Major for Bachelor of Ar t s The requirements include core course s in the major, basic knowledge of the Spanish language, plu s a pproved electives. REQUIRED COURSES . ................. .................. .......... ... SEMESTER HOUR S CHS 1000 Introduction to Chicana/o S tudie s ............ ............... ......... ... 3 C H S 1010 Hi s tor y of Meso-America: Pre-Co lum bian and Colo nial Periods (H I S 1 910) ... 3 CHS I020 History of the Chicana/o in th e Southwes t : 18IO to Present (HIS 1920) ........ 3 C H S 2010 S urvey ofChicana/o Literature (ENG 2410) ............................... 3 CHS 3100 The C hican a/o Comm unit y (SOC 3130 ) ................. . . . .............. 3 CHS 4850 Research Experience in C h i cana/o Studies ............ ...... . ...... . . . . ... 3 Subt otal. .................... ........ ............................•..........•.. . . . 18 Language Requirements S P A 1010 Element ary Spanish I. ........ . . . . . . . . . ............... ............ .... . 5 S P A 1020 Elementary Spanish II . . .... . ........ ................. ........ ........ . 5 SPA 2110 Span i s h Reading and Conve r sat i on I -or SPA 2120 Spanish Readin g and Conversation II ................ ...... . . . ........... 3 Subtotal . . ..... ... ... . . ......... .... .................. . .... . . . . . ............. •.... 13 Approved Electives • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Total .......... . . ............... ................. ... ...... ...................... . .40 *Nine (9) semester hour s of e lectives in Chicana/o Studies are required and must be selected in consultation with the department chair. Students pursing seconda r y licensure must take the required General Studies courses and the seco ndary education sequence. See the Department of Teacher Educat ion for further information . Elementary Social Studies Teacher Licensure Concentration: pages 303-304 This new concentration is s till under development b y the C hicana/o Studies Department. Ple ase see the Department of Teacher Education for further inform atio n . Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure Concentration: pages 303-304 Minor in Chicano Studies The minor ca n be de s igned to provid e t he student with course experi e nces t h at a re relevant t o occ u pational and educational goals. Students, in consultation w ith a faculty advisor in Chicana/o Studies, will develop individual minors that refle ct th e best possible elective curricula a nd ensure that a relevant conce ntra tion is maintain e d . Total hours for the minor are 21. REQUIRED COURSES ......................... .............. ...... . . . . SEMESTER HOUR S CHS 1000 I n t roduction to Chicana/o Stu dies .............. . ...... . . .......... . . .... 3 CHS 1010 His tory of Meso-America: Pre-Col umbian a n d Colonial Periods ............. 3

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 CHS 1020 History of the Chicana/o in the Southwest: 1810 to Pr esent .................. 3 CHS 2010 S urveyofChic ana/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 t o be selected in consultation with a C hic ana/o Studies faculty adv i sor. COMPUTER SCIENCE Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences T h e Mathematical and Computer Sciences D epartment offers a bache lor of scie n ce d eg re e in computer science. The department offers a computer sc ience minor which complements s uch m ajors as math ematics , eng ineering technology, th e other scie nces, and economics. Ail students w h o a r e co nsid e ring a m ajor or minor in compute r sc ience are expecte d to consult with facult y for advising. The computer science m ajor offers the theory and application of computer science w hi c h includes pro gram ming, data and file structures, datab ase, networking, arch itec t ure, and software eng in eering. Non-Major Course s in Computer Science The depart m e nt offers courses as Comput er Scie n ce St udi es ( CSS) t hat do not count t oward a major in computer science. Some of the co u rses count toward majors in other progr ams. The Computer Science Studies co ur ses are on topic s appropriate t o computer sc i ence b ut foc u sed toward c urre nt , particular expertise . Major in Compute r Science f o r Bachelo r o f Science T h e department offers a complete degree program in computer sc ience th at follow s th e g uid elines of the Computing C urri cula 200 l for Computer Science, a joint undertaking of th e Compute r Society of th e In s titute for Elec tri cal and Electron i c Engineers ( I EEE-CS ) a nd the Association for Computing Machi n ery ( ACM). Students a r e encou raged t o co ntact th e d e partment for further details (3 0 3-556-3208 ). The Senior Experie nce course in computer science is CS 4260. The CS program includes a required mathe m atics minor. A g r ade of"C" or better is requi r ed in all CS courses includ ed in the major as well as in all co urses includ ed in the requi r ed mathematic s minor. Please note that th e CS prefix r ep l aces the o ld prefix of CSI. REQUIRED CORE COURSES ............................... .. ... .•..... SEMESTER HOURS CS 1050 Computer Science I * .................................................. 4 CS 2050 Co mputer Science 2 . ........ . ................... ...................... 4 CS 2400 Computer Organiza t ion and Assembly Language .......................... 4 CS 3050 Co mputer Science 3 ................................................... 4 CS 3210 P r inciples of Pro gramming Languages . ......... .......... . ...... . . . . .... 4 CS 3240 Introduction to the Theor y of Computation . ...................... . ...... 2 CS 3600 Operating Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 4 CS 3700 Compute r Netwo rks ......................... .... . . . . . ............ . . . . 4 CS 3800 F und amentals of Relational Database Systems ................ ............. 2 CS 4050 Algorithms and Algorithm Analysis .......... . ........................... 4 CS 4250 Software E ngin eering Principles ......................................... 4 CS 4260 oftware E ngine e r ing Practices ...... .... . . ............................ . 4 Subtota l . .... ............... . .................................................... . 44 •cs 1050 is a required course and part of the mathematics minor . A minimum of 6 additional c r edit hours selected from uppe r division CS courses o r MTH 4480 .. Subtota l for the major ( including CS 1050) .......................... .................... 50

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130 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Required Ancillary Courses SPE 1010 Public Speaking ................... ................................... 3 COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ............................. .......... 3 PHY 2311-234 1 * General Phy sics I and Laboratory , General Physics II an d Laboratory -or C HE 1800, CHE 1810, CHE 1850* Gene ra l Chemistry I , II, and Labora tor y ............... 10 EET 2310 D i gital Circ u i t s I. ........ . ... ........................................ . 4 PH I 3370 Comp u ters, Ethics, and Soc i ety ........... . . .... •...... ... ........ . .... . 3 Subtotal ..................... . ......... .... . . ...................... ...•. .......... 23 Math e mati cs Min o r ( Requ i red for the Co mputer Science Major)* COURSES . ....... ........... .... ...... .......................... SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1 410 Cal culus I .................................. .....•........ ......... . . 4 MTH 2140 Co mputational Matrix Algebra• • ........... ... .. ................... . .... 2 MTH 2410 Calculus II ........................... . . .........•..........•........ 4 MTH 3100 Introduction to Mathematical Proofs ..............••. ................... 3 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics (C alc ulusb ased) ................................ 4 MTH 322 0 Design of Exper iments ....... ....................••.. . . . .....•.. ...... 4 Subtotal ( n o t including CS 1050, 4 hours) .................. ............................. 21 *CS 1050 is part of the mathematics minor. **MTH 3140 may be substitut e d for MTH 2140. Additional C ourse Requirement s ENG 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay* ..................................... 3 ENG 1020 Freshman Composition: Analysis, Research, and Documentation * ............ 3 XXX XXX Level II General Studies-Historical* .................................... 3 XXX XXX Level II Ge neral Studies-Arts an d Lett ers• .... . ................. ......... 3 XXX XXX Level II General Studies-Social Sciences • ................................ 6 Three a dditional hours from the areas of communicatio n , histori cal, arts and l etters, and/or social sciences ................................ ................. 3 Unre s tricted E l ectives ... .............. . . .............. . ....... ..................... 5 S ubtotal . . ............. ................................. .... . . ................. . . . 26 *These courses, along with CHE 1800, 1810, 1850 or PHY 2 3 1 1 , 2321, 2331 , 2341 , PHI 3370, and SPE 1010, cormt as General Swdies cour ses. The Multicultural graduation requir e m e nt of 3 credit hours must also be satisfied. Total. ........................ .... .... . .... ...................................... 120 As an a l ternative to the B.S. degree program , t h e Depa . rtment works with the Center for Individualized Learning to provide s tudent s with program s customized to their educational needs . C urr e ntl y we have gui delines for degrees in computer game developmen t and immer s ive technologie s and computer c rim e and s ecurity. Minor in Computer Science A grade of"C" or better is required in each course included in the min o r . REQUIRED CORE COURSES ............... ............................ SEMESTER HOUR S CS 1050 Computer Science I .. .....•.......... . .........••..................... 4 CS 2050 Computer Science 2 .......... . . ....................................... 4 Elective s A min imum of 12 s emester ho urs chosen from CS 2400* and upper-d ivis ion CS courses ..... 12 Total .................... . . .......... ............. ... . . ........................ ... 2 0 * EET 2310 is a prerequisite for CS 2400.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 Certificate Program Available Students must co mplet e eac h course in the certificate program with a g r a de of"C" or b et ter. The courses can not be taken pass /fail. Advanced Software Engineering Techniques T his certificate will prepare students as software engineering profess ional s specializing in software team l eadership. Background t o begin certifica te: experience in software development and knowledge of the software enginee rin g principles taught in CS 4250. CS 4281 Software Requirements ........................... _ ............ ........ 3 CS 4282 Software Development Management. . . .............. ........... ......... 3 CS 4283 Software Testing and Quality Assurance .................................. 3 CS 4284 Software Pro du ct Engineering .................... 0 • ••••••••••••• • •••••• 3 CS 4285 Best Practices in Software Development .................................. 3 Total ... . . ........................................................................ 15 DIGITAL MEDIA Departments of Art, Communication Arts and Sciences , and Technical Communications and Media Production Digital Media Minor The Digital Media Minor includes cou r ses from the d epartments of Art, Communication Arts and Sci e nc es , and Tec hnical Communications and Med i a Production. This mino r consists of 24 hour s, six of which must be uppe r division. This minor is desig n e d to provide s kill s that will inc r ease employme nt o p p ortunities in t h e fiel d of digita l media communi cation. In addition t o required co r e courses, st u dents c hoose o n e of the followi ng concentrations: motion media, interactive media, content design or s till media. The motion media co n cen t ration deals with t e l evisio n an d cor p orate video p roduction. Stu d ents in interact ive media work with computer grap hics, interactive applications and Web based media produ ction. The content design co n centration focuses on the design of th e message from the visual and written perspective. Still-media s t u dents explore with photography , pho tojournalism, a n d computer imaging. Cou r ses th at are recommended to fulfi ll t he General St udie s Level II Arts & L e tt ers requirement a re : ART 1040 o r ART 2040 o r LAS 2850. S tud e nt s s hould contac t a n advisor to pla n a course of stud y for their particular minor. If you have taken any one of the required courses as part of your major, you mus t s ub s titute a n o th e r course(s) in t h e minor for it. REQU I RED COURSES .................................... o ••• o •••••••• SEMES TER HOURS ART 1531 Int roduction to Digital Art an d Design ............. o ••••••••••••••••••••• 3 ART II 0 I Two Dimensio nal Design . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . .. . . . .. . . .. . . . .. . . . . . 3 COM 2430 I ntroduction to Technical Media . ................. o ••••••• •••••••••••••• 3 JRN 1010 Intr oduction to j o urn alism and Mass Media ...................... ........ 3 Required Core Total . 0 ••• 0 •••••••••••• 0 ••••••••••••• ••• • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 12 C h oose three courses from one of the four conce ntrati o ns. In addi tion , choose one course from any of t h e four conce ntrati ons. Courses cannot be used to me et both the r e q u irement s of thi s minor and the requir ements of a m ajor in Art, journal i sm, Speec h o r Technical Communications.

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132 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Still Media Concentration COURSES .............................................•......... SEMESTER HOURS ART 127 1 Basic Photography Methods. . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ART 2222 Visual Thinking ....... . ................... ...... ........ . . ........... 3 ART 2237 Cons t ructing the Digital I mage ......•.....................•............ 3 JRN 2600 In troduc t i o n to Photojourna lism .... ........... . .... ... ................. 3 JRN 3600 P h o t ojournali s m I .................... ..... ....•...... ...••.......... . 3 JRN 4600 P h o t ojournali sm II ......................................... .... ...... 3 JRN 4890 Social Documentar y . . . . . . ... ........ .........••.........•........... . 3 Interactive Media Concentration COURSES ....... . .... .............. ........ . .......... . ... SEMESTER HOURS A R T 2237 Constructing the Digita l I mage .......•................................. 3 ART 3235 Video Art ........................... ............. . . ................. 3 A R T 3631 Interactive Multimedia Art . .........•..........••.........•............ 3 ART 3635 Web Art I . ...................................•...................... 3 COM 2450 Basic Multimedia Produ c tion ........•..........• ........ . . ••........... 3 COM 2470 Basi c DVD A uth oring ... .......... . . .......................... .... .... 3 COM 2480 Corpor a t e Anim ation .... .....................•..........•. . .... ...... 3 COM 3450 I nterme di a t e M ult imedia/Web P roduction . ..... . ................ . ........ 3 COM 4450 Advance d Multimedia / DVD Production .................................. 3 Motion Media Concentration COURSES ART 3235 COM 2400 COM 3400 COM 4401 COM 2420 COM 3420 COM 4420 COM 4430 S P E 3430 SPE 34 40 SPE 4440 ............. ....... . ................. ..... . . . . ....... . SEMESTER HOURS Video Art ( prerequisite ART 2237) ... .... . .............................. 3 Basic Nonlinear Video E d it i ng ................ . . .... ........ . ........... 3 Interme d ia t e Non l ine a r Vid eo Editing ..........••..........•............ 3 Advanced No n linear Video Edit ing ...........•..•...................... . 3 Basic Sing l e Camera V i deo P roduction ............•...... . . ..•........... 3 In t er m e d ia t e Sing l e Camera V i deo Productio n .......... ....... . . ......... 3 A d vance d Sing l e Camera Video Production .................••............ 3 L i g h ting and Di recting for Non broadcast V id eo ........................... 3 Radio-Tel evis i on Anno u ncing ............................•............. 3 Television P roduction ........ ............. . ........................... 3 Advanced Television Production ....•................................... 3 Content Design Concentration COURSES ........ . . . . ................. .......................... SEMESTER HOURS C O M 3440 Scrip tw r i tin g for Video . ................... . . .......................... 3 C O M 3470 W r i ti ng for I n t e r active Me di a ........................................... 3 COM 3680 I n t e rn e t Document Desig n for Technical Communicators ....•.............. 3 JRN 1100 Beginning Reporting ................................................ . . 3 J RN 1200 Beginning Editing ................•.........•..........•..........•... 3 SPE 4450 B r oadcast Journali s m : Television ........................................ 3 Req u ired Core Courses .........................•.........•........................ 12 Concentration Courses ........................•....... . . . .......................... 9 E l ec t ives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Total for Minor in Digital M edia (6 hrs. Upper Division required) . .... . ..............••..... 24

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES DEPARTMENT The Earth and Atmospheric Sc i ences Department (EAS) is composed of three separate disciplines: geography, geo l ogy , and meteorology. The department offers degrees i n environmental science, land use and meteorology , providing students with a strong background in the physical and quantitative aspects of the environment. Students will receive a bachelor of science degree except when their focused area of interest in land use is urban land use planning (bac helor of arts degree). Each student must have an EAS faculty advisor. Visit Quick Facts at the department Web site (www . mscd.edu/-eas). Minor programs are available in geography , geology, m eteorology, and environmenta l st u dies. Stude n ts working toward teacher licens ure in either cience or social studies may take courses i n geology, geograp hy, or meteorol ogy. Students working toward secondary science teacher licensure in environmental sc ience must con s u lt an EAS environmental science faculty adviso r . Environmental Science The environmental science major is an extended major ( no minor required ) designed as an entry-level major for MSCD students as well as for students tra n sferring at the j unior level from t h e community colleges with backgrounds in hazardous materials or water quality. Students may choose from six options (co ncentrations ) depending on their areas of intere s t . The m u lt i disciplinary co n centration pro vides students with a broad-based environmental science background , whereas the concentrations in ecological restoration, environmental chemistry, and water quality a r e more specialized. The environ mental science opti on for seconda r y science teac h e r l icen sure i s the r e m aining conce n t r ation available to students. All concentrations , except for environmental science for teacher licensure, require a unified core. (See E n vironmental Scie n ce on pa ge 139 of this Catalog.) Land Use The land use major is an extended major that combines general planning courses wit h a focused area of stu dy, inc ludin g e n vironment and reso u rces, geog r aphic informat i o n systems, geo l ogy , o r urban lan d u se planning , lin ked by the vital thread of land use m a n agement. It a l so eq u ips stude nt s w i th a dynamic foundation for understandin g issues and solving prob l ems that confront the community and environment. T h e program is b road in scope a nd can be applied to a n u mbe r of career objectives an d grad uate schoo l programs . Opportunities exist in such areas as ca rt ography , enviro nm e n t and resou r ce management , e n v i ronmental science , geographic information systems, geo l ogy, min i n g and minera l r esources , pla n nin g, p opulatio n analysis, recreatio n a l land use , remote sensing, resi d e nti a l and industria l d evelopment, transportation, and a variety of other interrelated fie l ds. (See L and Use on page 156 of this Catalog . ) Meteorology Meteorology is the science of the atmosphere. Meteorologists are employed in operationa l meteorology, meteorological research , applied m eteorology, and the media . The Me t eorology Compu ter Laboratory p r ovides access t o r eal-time weat h e r data and ana l ysis software supported by the UN! DATA Progra m . The bachelor of science degree conforms to the American Meteorolog i ca l Society and National Weather Service recommendations for an undergradu ate meteorology d eg ree. A math ematics m inor is a requirement of the meteorology major. Students should contact a meteorol ogy faculty member to discuss degree programs , career opportunities, and graduate school options . (See Me teorology on page 168 of t his Catalog.)

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134 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Role and Mission S t a t ement: Department of English faculty sha r e a heritage in which language, writing, literature , and the art of teaching are valued as cornerstones of a liberal education. Representing distinct specializatio ns, we form a community of readers and wri ters who pursue the tudy of humane letters for both aesthetic and practical reasons. The English Department provide s stude nts from across the College with courses that fulfill the Level I General Studies requirement in English composition: English 1010 Freshman Composition: The Essay and English 1020 Freshman Composition: Research, Analysis, and Documentation. The department also teache s literatur e and lingui stics courses that meet the Level II General Studies requirement in Arts and Letters. Thus , in keeping with the liberal arts tradition of gene ral education , the department promotes both the basic intellectual skills of critical reading and writing and the kind of understanding of the human condition that comes from the experience and appreciation of literature. For students majoring or minoring in Englis h , the program pro vides a foundation in literature, language, writing, and teaching . Thus students' command of written language, their ability to ana lyze co nc epts, and their broad understanding of human nature and social realities will enable them to be competitive in a var i ety of fields, including ed u cation, business, and civil service or, with appropriate graduate work, in professions s u ch as l aw a nd hi gher education. English department faculty members deve lop professionally in a variety of ways appropriate to their disciplines, from maintaining currency in the curricula they teach and the instructional technology they employ to scholarly and creative work leading to various forms of publication and presentation. They se rve th e College and community by volunteering in schoo l s or other organizations concerned with the written word and by sharing with their fellow citizens the insight s of teacher-scholars educated in the traditio n of the liberal arts. The Eng l ish Department offers instruction in literature, writ ing, language, and linguistics and in elementary and secondary English education. Courses in eac h area appeal to students in every school of the College who wish to read and understand representative lit eratures of the world; to examine the princip les underl ying how l anguage works; and to cultivate their writing skills . T h e d e partment invites students in other discipline s to select English courses to enhance their general educatio n . Students may also c h oose an English major or minor from areas listed below. Students who are considering a major or minor in the English Department are expected to cons ult with faculty for advising . St ud ents in elementary or secondary licensure programs should consult with advi sors i n the appropriate ed u cation dep artment as well. The English major may choose a concentrat i on in one of the following: • lit e ratu re • writing • e l e ment ary school teaching , leading to licensure • seco nd ary school teaching , leading to l icensure T h e E ngli sh minor may choose a concentration in one of the following: • langua ge and linguistics • literature • wri tin g The E ngli s h Department assesses the major in designated Senior Exper ience courses. Portfolios of pape r s assigned through these courses will be read by members of the faculty. Senior Experience courses should not be taken until the student's final year of study. Because these courses may not be offered every se me ster, stude nts should discuss sche duling with Eng lish Department advisors. Further informa tion is available in t h e English Department office .

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SCHOOL OF LETIERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 English Major for Bachelor of Arts Literature Concentration The English major, literature concentration, encompasses a range of American, British, and world lit erature. The program provides a strong foundation of courses in literature and language, sequenced to cultivate a se n se of literary development, and fosters an increasing familiarity wit h major works and writers, critica l theory, literary te rminology, and research materials. Becau se of their command of the written language, their ability to deal with ideas and concepts as well as facts, and their broader understanding of human nature and social realities , literature majors are val u ed in many fields, including academe, the law , and the world of business. REQUIRED COURSES ..... .. ..... ..... ........ ... ... ..•...•........... SEMESTER HOURS E G 2100 Introduction to Literary Studies ......................................... 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Present. ................................ 3 ENG 3 I 00 Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton .......... . . ............. .............. 3 ENG 3440 Myth , Symbol, and Allusion in Literature ................................. 3 ENG 461 0 Literary Criticism: Theory and Practice ( Senior Experience course ) ..... ...... 3 Subtotal . . . . . . ........................................................ ........... 15 Three of these courses: ENG 21 IO World Literature: Beginnings to I600 .................................... 3 E G 2120 World Literat ur e : 1600 to Present ....................................... 3 ENG 2210 American Literat ure: Beginnings thr o u gh the Civil War ... . . ................ 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War to Present. ............................. ... 3 ENG 2310 British Literature : Beginnings to I 785 ............... . ...... ...... . . . . .... 3 E G 2330 British Literatu re : 1785 to Present ................................ ....... 3 Subtotal. ............... . ........ ............. .................... ................. 9 Seven Electives: (at least 6 courses must be upper division) Development course ( English l iterature course with " Development " in title ) ......... ....... . 3 Period cou r se ( any 3llX) .................... . . ..................................... 3 Ma jor Author course ( ENG 413X orE G 4 310 or ENG 4320 ) . ........................... 3 Writing co urse (2000-level or above ) .................................................. 3 Literature course . .......... .... ................................................... 3 Linguistics course ............................................................. ..... 3 Elective at the 2000-level o r a bove ................................ .................... 3 Subtotal ............. ...................................................... 21 Total Semester Hours Required .................... ......... •........ .....••......... .45 Engish Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304. Writing Concentration The writing concentration major provide s extensive st u dy, practice, and opportunity for performance in various modes and genres of writing as well as a foundation in the appreciation of the literary heritage in English. T h e program immer ses students in readin g , writing, and language and h e lp s prepare them for graduate sc h ool or vocation w hil e clearly placing them in the tradition of the liberal arts. REQUIRED COURSES ..................... ........................ . . . . SEMESTER HOURS I. Literat ur e Co urse Lower-Div i s ion Literature Co urses: 2000-Leve l , including ENG 2100 . . . .................................................. 9 Upper-Division Literature Co urses: 3000-Level or 4000-Level .................................................. ......... 9 Subtotal. ................................ . ........................................ 18

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136 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES II. Language and Linguistics Course: Select o ne, in cons ultation with a faculty a dvi sor, from department's offe rings. Semester Hours of Language and Linguistics Required .... . ................................. 3 III. Writing Course: Entry Course: ENG 2500 Art a nd C r aft of Writing .. ........•.........•...... . ................... 3 Subtotal ..................................... ...................................... 3 Writin g Elect ives: (se lect four-three must be 3000-level) JRN 1100 Beginning Reporting ...... . . . ......................................... 3 COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ........................ . .............. 3 ENG 2520 Introduction to Creative Writing . ....................................... 3 ENG 3510 Advanced Composition ................ .........................•...... 3 ENG 352A Creative Writing Workshop: Poetr y ...................................... 3 ENG 352B Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction ........ ............................. 3 ENG 352C Creative W rit ing Workshop : Drama ...... ........ ................... . .... 3 ENG 3530 Techniques of Critical Writing ....................................... ... 3 ENG 3980 E nglish Coope rative Education ................ ................. ........ 3 S ubtotal ....................................................•...........•......... 1 2 Spec ial ized Writing Co u rses ENG 3820 Writing Studio : Variable Topics * ........ ................................ 6 • must be repeated for credit under two distiltct titles Subtotal ............. ........ . ... ....................... . . . ....................... . 6 Senior Experience Course ENG 4520 Advanced Writing ........................ . . ................... . ........ 3 Total Semester Hours of Writing Required ...... . ....••............................. . .... 24 Total Semester Hours Required ......................•.........••.........• . ....... . . .45 English Minor Writing Concentration The writing concentration minor provides study, practice , and opportunity for performance in vario u s modes and genres of writing as well a a foundation in the appreciation of the literary h eri tage in Eng lish . The program involves students in r eading, writing, and language, and h elps prepare th e m for graduate school or vocation, while clearly placing them in the tradition of the liberal a r ts. Student s must meet w ith a writing faculty advisor in order to understand prerequisites and select proper courses. I. Literature Course COURSES .................... ................................... SEMESTER H OU R S Lower-Division Literature Co urses: 2 000 -Level, including ENG 2100 ................... .................................. 6 Upper Division Literature Co urse: 3000Level or 4000Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subtotal .................. ....................... . . ................................ 9 II. Language and Linguistics Course: Select one, in consul t a tion with a faculty a dvi sor, from department's offerings. Semester Hours of Language and Linguistics Required ..................... . ............. . . . 3 III. Writing Course: Entr y Course: ENG 2500 Art and Craft of Writing .................. ... . ......................... 3 Subtotal ........................................... ........•.........••............ 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 Writing E l ectives (select three-two must be 3 000-l evel) COM 2610 Introduction to Technical Writing ....................................... 3 ENG 2520 I ntroduction to Creative Writing .................... .................... 3 E G 3510 Advanced Composition ......................................... . . ..... 3 ENG 352A C re ativ e Writi n g Work shop: Poetry ...................................... 3 ENG 352B Creative Writing Workshop: Fict i on .... ................................. 3 ENG 352C C reative Writ in g Workshop : Drama ............................ .......... 3 ENG 3530 Techniques of Cr itical Writing ... . . . ..... . ........... ................... 3 ENG 3820 Writing Studio: Variable Topics ................... ...................... 3 JRN I l 00 Beginning Reporting .................................................. 3 Subtotal .................................................................... ....... 9 Semester Hours of Writing Required ................ ................................... 12 Total Semester Hour s Required ................................. ...................... 24 Literature Concentration The English minor with co n centra tion in literature se r ves students who seek to develop skills in read ing , w rit i ng, and thinking about lit e rar y texts . The program is designed both for students in tereste d in re ading diverse te xts from many ages, culture, and genres and for st ud ents who wish to focus on a s ingle age , culture or genre , for examp le, dramatic literature. Course should be selected in cons ult ation with a fac ul ty advi so r in the Department of Englis h. I. Introduc t o r y Co urse: COURSES ............................ . ................. . ...... .. SEMESTER HOURS ENG 2100 Int roduction to Literary Studies .................. ....................... 3 II. Two courses from the following: ENG 2110 World Literat ure : Beginnings to 1600 .................................... 3 ENG 2 1 2 0 World Litera ture: 1 600 to Present .............................. . . . ...... 3 ENG 2210 American Liter a ture: Beginnings through the Civil War ....... ... ........... 3 ENG 2220 American Literature: Civil War t o Pr esent. ..................... ..... ...... 3 E G 2310 British Litera ture: Beginnings t o I 785 ........ .......... .........•........ 3 E G 2330 British Literat ure: 1785 to Present ....................................... 3 Subto tal ................................................•...........•.•............ 6 III. Any period course (ENG 311 X ) -{)rAny dev elopm ent course (Eng lish lit erature course with " Developm en t " in title o r ENG 3240) Subtotal . ....... ............................ .. .......... ...... ........•... . ........ 3 IV. Depar tmental Electives One co urse a t the 2000-levei or above ................................................. 3 Two literature courses at the 3000 level o r above ........................................ 6 One 4000-levelliterature or lit erary criticism course ........... ..• ....................... 3 Subtota l .................................... ............................... ....... 12 Total Semester Hours Requi r e d ............ . .......................................... 24 Language and Linguistics Minor The l a n guage and l ing u istics minor offers concepts about, theori es of, and a n a lytical t echniques in natural l a n g uage . It represents an intell ect u a l disciplin e in itself and simultaneousl y se rv es the inter ests of future teachers , students of literature and writing, and others who have a continuing fascina ti o n with language as l anguage. The minor is especially co mplementary for majors in anthropo logy, Englis h , foreign lang u age te aching, modern languages , p hil osophy, psychology , sociology, s pe ec h communica tion , and technical communication. The minor requires students to engage in vigoro u s, progressively more explic it and prec i se analys i s and synth esis a s they examine facts and fallacies about the miracle

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138 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES of language. There are two concentrations in the Language/Linguistics minor, one focusing primaril) on lingu istics (Li nguistics Concentration) and the other including a 3-semester language componenl (La ngu age Concentration). Linguistics Concentration REQUIRED CORE COURSES ..............................•...•...•.... SEMESTER HOURS ENG 2010 The Nature of Language ............................................... 3 Any four of the following s i x courses, chosen in consultat i o n and with and approved by a depart mental advisor. ENG 3020 History of the English Language ............. ........................... 3 ENG 3030 Semantics . . ............................ ............................. 3 ENG 3040 Morphology and Syntax ......... ..................................... . 3 ENG 3050 Language and Society ................ . . . ................•........... . . 3 ENG 3060 Modern Language Theory ....................... ...................... 3 ENG 3070 Old English ............ .............................................. 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Linguistics : Variable Topics .................. ................. . 3 Subtotal ......................................... .....••.......... •• .............. 12 • may be repeated for credit under different topics Int erdisciplinary e l ective courses. Any two courses chosen in consultation w ith and approved by departmental advisor. ANT 2330 Cross-Cultural Communication .................. .............. . . . ..... 3 -orSPE 3740 Psychology of Communication ...... ..... ........ .............. ........ 3 -orSPE 3760 C ultural Influence s on Communication .................................. 3 COM 3310 International Technical Communications ................................. 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Linguistics : Variab l e Topics* ......................... . ......... 3 ENG 4990 Internship * ................ . ......................................... 3 FRE 3150 French Phonetics: Theory and Practice . . . ............................... . 3 GER 3150 German Phonetics: Theory and Pr ac tice .................................. 3 GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar .... . . ..................................... 3 PHI Ill 0 Language, Logic, and Persuasion ........................................ 3 PHI 1440 Symbolic Logic ..................................... .................. 3 PHI 3120 Philosophy of Language ............................................... 3 PSY 4570 Cognitive Psychology ................................................. 3 SPA 3150 Spanish Phonetics: Theory and Practice .................................. 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language .... . . .............. .................... 3 SPE 2890 Language Acquisition ......... ........................... ............. 3 SPE 3540 Phonetics and Language Sample Analysis ................................. 3 SPE 3740 Psychology of Communication .........................•............... 3 SPE/WMS 2770 Gender and Communication .......................... . ............ ... 3 Subtotal ................ . ............................ •.....................•....... 6 •may be repeated for credit under different topics **must be set up with Linguistics and Language advisor and approved by c urriculum chair and department chair in advance. Total Semester Hours Required .................... .. ... .............. . .............. . 21 Language Concentration REQUIRED CORE COURSES ...... .................................... . SEMESTER HOURS ENG 2010 The Nature of Language ....... . ............................... ........ 3 Any three of the following six courses , chosen in cons ultation and with and approved by a departmental advisor. ENG 3020 History of the Eng l ish Language ..................... . . ............ ..... 3

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I SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 13 I ENG 3030 Semantics .....................................................•. .... 3 E G 3040 Morphology and Syntax ............................................... 3 ENG 3050 Language an d Society ................................................. 3 E G 3060 Modern Language Theory ............................................ . 3 ENG 3070 Old English .......................................................... 3 ENG 4010 Studies in Linguistics: Variable T opics .................. .... .... . ......... 3 Subtotal . ... ...................................... ................ . ................ 9 •may be repeated for credit under different topics At least three semesters of a s ingle l anguage for a tot a l of at l eas t 13 credits, ch osen i n co n s ultation with and approved by departmen tal advisors, in the case of a transfer studen t , at leas t two semes ters must include grammar. FRE 1010 and 1020 Eleme nt a r y French I a nd II. ................................ . .... 10 FRE 2110 French Reading an d Conversat i on ................. ........... . ............ 3 -or-GER 1 010 and 1020 Eleme nt a r y German I and II ..................................... 10 GER 2110 German Reading and Comprehe n s ion ............................. ......... 3 -or-GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and G r ammar. ............................... . -orSPA 1010 and 1020 Eleme nt ary Spanish I an d II ................................ ...... 3 SPA 2110 In termediate S pani s h . . ..... .......... . . ........................ ......... 3 -orSPA 21JO Spanish Gramma r an d Compositio n I ............... ............... . ....... 3 Subtotal. ............................... . ...... ................................... 13 Total Semester Hours Required ....................................................... 25 ENVIR O NMENTAL SCIENCE Department of E arth and Atmospheric Sciences The e n vironmenta l science major is an extende d m ajor (no minor req u ired ) des i gned as an entry-leve l major for MSCD students as well as for students transferring as juniors from the community co lleges with backgrounds i n wate r quality. In addition, students m ay choose from five options (co n centratio n s) depending o n their areas of interest. The multidisciplinary co n centration provides stud ents with a b roadb ase d env ironmental sc ienc e back ground, wherea s the concentrations in water q u a l ity, e n viro n menta l chemis t ry, and eco l og i ca l restorati o n are mor e s peci a li ze d . T h e en vironmen ta l science option for secondar y sc ience teacher licensur e is the remaining concentration availa bl e to students . All co n centrations, except for envi r onmental scie n ce for t eac h e r lice n sure, require a unified core. Intereste d student should go to the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sci ences (Sc ience 231) t o be assigned an adviso r and to pick up adv i s in g and career opti o n sheets. Stude n t s inte r es ted in teacher licen s ure in secondary sc ie nce should consul t an advisor in environmental sc ie n ce and see the teacher educa t i o n portion of this Catalog. Environmental Science Major for Bachelor of Science Core Requir ements for Env ironm ental Science Co n centratio n s ( except for Seco nd a r y Sci ence Teacher Licensure ) COURSES ................................................. SEMEST E R HOURS BIO 1080 Gene ral Introdu ction to Biology ... . .... ................................ 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction to Biology Laborator y ............................. . I CET 3320 Environme ntal impact Stateme nt s ................ . ..... . . .............. 3 COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental Ind ustry ( Prerequisite: COM 2610 o r permission of instructor)............... ...... 3 ENV 1200 I ntroduct i on t o Environmental Science ................... ......... ...... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental P olicy and P l anning ......... .... ................ . . . ..... 3

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140 SCHOOL OF LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES GEG 1220 Map Use ............................................................ 2 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ............................................... 4 MTH 3240 E n v ir onmental Statistics ................ .......... ..................... 4 Subtotal ......... ....... ............................................ ••... ....... . . 26 St u dents must select one of the following Senior Experience courses: BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology ...... . ............... . ............................. 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ..................................... .. ................. 4 C H E 4950 Seni o r Experience in Chemistry ......................................... 3 ENV 4960 G lob a l Environmental C h allenges ........................ . ........ . ..... 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field St udies . ........................................... 3 Subtotal .......................................................................... . 3 S tud ents must se l ect o n e of the following In ternships ( minimum 3 cred it h ours) : BIO 4990 Internship in Biology .................................................. 3 C H E 4650 Chemistry Work Experience/Cooperative Education .... . . ................ . 4 GEG 4950 Internship in Land Use ............................................ .... 3 GEL 4950 Internship in Geology .......... ....................................... 3 Subtotal ....... . ...... .......................•.........••..... . ...•................ 3 Total Core Requirements .............. . ............................................ .32 R e quired Gene r a l Studies Co ur ses MTH 1110 Co llege Alg ebr a (Ge n eral S tudi es-Level ! -Ma thematics) ................ .... . 4 C H E 1800 Gene ral C h e mi st r y I (Ge n eral Studies-Levelii-Natural Science) .............. 4 GEL lO I 0 General Geo l ogy (Ge neral St ud ies-Level ll -Natural Science) ................. 4 Total General Studies courses (see College Addendum: General College Requirements) ........... 36 (Students who have not had a computer course will be required to take CSS 1010/CIS 1010.) Multidisciplinary Concentration Students are required to se l ec t courses in Biology , Chemistry, Geography, Geol ogy, Math e mati cs, an< Meteorol ogy, as well as elective co u rses in co nsultation w ith a discipline advi so r totaling a minimum o 42 hours . E nvironmen tal Science Core ................................................... ..... 32 Biology (9 hours minimum ) COURSES .. ............................................•...•.... SEMESTER HOURS B 1 0 1081 Gene r a l B i ology l! (musttake with BIO 1091) ............................. 3 BlO 1091 Genera l Bio l ogy II Labora to r y ( must take with BIO 1081) . . ................. 1 BIO 2100 General Botany. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 BIO 2400 General Microbiology ................................................. 5 BIO 3200 Vert eb rat e Zoology ........ . .................................... ...... 4 -o rBIO 3260 In vertebrate Zoology ..................•... ............................ 4 BIO 3140 Plant Physiology .......................... ............................ 5 BIO 3180 Vascula r Plant Taxonomy ....................................•.... ..... 4 BIO 3360 Animal Physiology ....................... .......... . . .......... ... .. .. 4 B l O 3550 Ur ban Ecology ................... .................................... 4 BIO 4450 P athogenic Microbiology ............. ................................. 5 BIO 4510 Microbial Ecology .......................... .......................... 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ........................................................ 4 BIO 4550 Animal Ecology .................................... .................. 4 Subtotal ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .•••.........•..........•... . . ....••... ......... 9 Chemistry (9 hours minimum ) COURSES .... . . .................. . .............................. SEMESTER HOUR S C H E 1810 General Chemistry U (re quired ) ........................................ 4 C H E 1850 Genera l Chemist r y Laborato r y (recomme nded ) ........................... 2 C H E 2100 Int roduction to Organic a nd Biol ogical C h e mistr y ......................... 5 C HE 3050 E n v ironmental C h emistry ............................................. 3

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I SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 I CHE 3100 Organic Chemist r y I ............................ . . . ................... 4 C HE 3110 Organic C hemistry II ................................................. 3 C HE 3120 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 ..................••. . . ................. 2 C HE 3130 Organic C hemi stry Laboratory II. ............. .......................... 2 C HE 3890 Science and Public Poli cy: Variable Topics ................... . . . . . ....... 1-3 Subtotal. .......................... ......... . ........ o o •••••••••• o o o • ••••••• • 9 Geograp h y (9 hours minimum) COURSES .. ................... o ••••• • •••••• o •••••••• o •••••• • SEMESTER HOUR S ENV 1400 ENV 3400 ENV 3620 ENV 4410 ENV 4420 World Resources .... o o ••••••• •••••• o ••••• • •••••• o •••••••••••••••••••• 3 Water Resource s . ................................ o o •• o •••••••••• o ••••• 3 Population, Resource s, and Land Use ... 0 ••••••••••• 0 •••••••••••• o o •••••• 3 Water Law . .............. ................. 0 •••••• 0 •••• 0 ••••••• 0 • ••••• 3 Wetlands ...........••..... ............... .. ... . . . . . ......... o o •••••• 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning ................................. ............. o • ••••• 2 GEG 4888 Workshop on Environmental Issues (a dvisor approved ) . ........... o •••••• •• 3 GEG 4900 Environme ntal Seminar (a dvisor approved ) ..................... 0. 0 0 0 ••••• 3 GIS 2250 Intr o duction t o Geographic Informati o n Systems . . . . •• ............ o o o ••••• 3 G I S 4840 Remote Sens in g . .......................... 0 ••••• 0 0 •••••••• • 0 • o 0 0 ••••• 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geog r aphic Informat ion Systems ....................... o o •••••• 3 GIS 4860 Appli ca tions of ARC/INFO to Natural Reso urces Man agement ....... . 0 0 •••• • 3 S u btotal ......................................................... 0 •• 0 •• 0 0 0 ••••••••• 9 Geology (9 hours minimum) COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER H OU R S ENV 3540 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ......... 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ( required) ...................................... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environme ntal H azards and Planning ................ o ••••• • ••••• 0 0 •••••• 3 GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology . ................ 0 ......... 0 •• 0 .... ..... 0 •••• 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology .......... 0 • •••••••• • 0 ••••••••••• 0 0 ••••••••• 0 •• 0 0 0 •••••• 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ............ . . ..... . 0 0 •••• • ••••••••••• • •••••••• 0 0 0 •••••• 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources .......................................... 4 GEL 4150 Hydr o logy .... . . . ...... . o • •••••• o o ••••••••••••• o •••••••••••• o o ••••••• 3 Subtotal ............. .... ................. o 0 •••••••••••• o o • ••••••••••• 0 •••••••••••• 9 Mathematics (3 hours minimum) COURSES ............... . ....... o. o ••• o ••• o •••• o ••• o ••• o ••• o ••• o SEMESTER HOUR S MTH 1120 Colleg e Trigonometry ............... .................................. 3 MTH 1400 Pre ca lculus Mathemat ics .................. 0 ••••• • 0 0 •• 0 0 ••••••• • • 0 ••• ••• 4 MTH 1410 Calc ulus I ( recommended for students considering graduate schoo l ) ... 0 •••••• 4 MTH 2410 C alculus II .................. ..... ................ o •••• •••• • • • ••••••• 4 Sub t o tal ........ ......................... o o o ••••••••••• o o o •••••••••• o o o •• ••••••••• • 3 Meteorology (3 hours minimum) COURSES ......................... o ••• o ••• o ••• o •••• o ••• o ••• o •••• SEMESTER HOUR S MTR 1400 Weather and C l imate ..... 0 ••••• • • ••••••••••••••• 0 •••••• 0 0 0 0 0 •• 0 . 0. 0 0 0 . 3 M TR 2400 MTR 3100 Introduction t o Atmospheric Science ( recommended) ............ o ••••••• •• 4 Air Pollution ...................................... ... .. 0 0. 0 0 • • ••••••• 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology .......... o ••••••••••• ••••• o ••••••••••••• o • • • • • • • 4 Subtotal ............................. 0 ••• 0 0 ••••• ••• 0 0 0 . 0 0 •••••••••••• 0 0 ••••••• ••••• 3 Total Multidisciplinary Courses ............. . 0 •••••••••••• ••• 0 •••••••••• • 0 • 0 0 ••••••••• 42 General Stu di es ....................................... . ... o ••••••••••• • 0 0 • ••••••• 36 Additiona l Electives ................ ......... o o •••••••••••• o o •••••••••••• o o o • • • • • • • 10 Total for Multidis cip linar y Concentration ...... o o •••••••••••• o o ••••••••••• • o o •••••••••• 120

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142 SCHOOL OF LEITERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Water Quality Concentration COURSES ..... ..... . ............ . ............................... SEMESTER HOURS E n vironme n tal Sci ence Core .............••.........••....... ..•....... ............. 32 Additional Requir e d Courses: C H E 1810 Ge n eral Chemistry I I. . .............................................. . . 4 C H E 1850 Ge n era l C h e mi stry Labora t o r y ........ ........... ................. ...... 2 C H E 3050 Envi ro n me n tal Chemist r y ........................... . ..... . . . ......... 3 C H E 3100 Orga ni c C h e m ist r y I ........ . .................... . . ................... 4 C H E 3120 Organ i c Chemistry Labo ratory! .................................... .... 2 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ........... . ........................................... . 3 GEL 4150 H y drology . .......... . . ................... . .......................... 3 MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Science ....... ......................... .... 4 OSHA Environmental Health an d Safety (0 HA 40hour course) .................. 3 (offered as continuing education courses at Front Range and Red Rocks Community Colleges) Subtotal ....... . ............................................. . ... ................ 28 R e d Rocks Community College Required Co u rses COURSES ........................ . ................ ........... . . . SEMESTER HOURS WQ M 100 Introduct i o n to Water Q u a li ty Man agement ........ . ..................... 3 WQM 119 Basi c Wat er Q u ality Analysis ........... .................. . ..•........... 4 WQM 121 Enviro n me n tal Sampling an d Volume Measure m ent. ...................... . 3 W Q M 216 Biologica l a n d Bacteriolog i ca l Water Qual ity Analysis ...... . . ...•........... 4 Subtotal ............................. ...................... . . . .... ........ ........ 14 Select 10 hours from the following co urses B I O 2400 General Microbiology ............... ••.........••..................... 5 B J O 3550 Urban Ecology .......... . ........... ............ . . . . ............. .... 4 B I O 4510 M i crob i a l Ecology ..................................... ............... 4 CET 3330 Environmental Technology Proce sses . . ....................•............. 3 ENV 3400 Wate r Resources . . . .... .........................•..........•.......... 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ................................. ......... .............. 4 MTR 3100 A i r P o llu tio n . .......... . ............... . ..................•. . . . ...... 3 W Q M I OS Specific Calculations for W a t er Q uali ty Man age m e n t ( RRCC) .. .............. 4 WQM 2 00 Hydraulics for Water Qua lity Management ( RRCC ) .. .. ........•........... 4 Subtotal ..... . . . . . . . . .... ........... . . . . ............................ . . ............ 10 General St u dies ....................................... .................•......... 36 Total for Water Quality Concentration .... ............. ............. ............. ..... 120 Ecological Restoration Concentration COURSES ........................... . ............. . . ............ SEMESTER H OU R S E n vironmental Scie n ce Core ...............•.........••. . .......•..... .............. 32 Addi tional Required Co urses: C H E 1810 Ge n e ral C h e mi s t ry I I. ..................•.................... .•........ 4 C H E 1850 General Chemistry Laborato r y . . ........ . . . . . ...... . . .... . ............. . 2 ECO 3450 Env ir o nm e n tal Eco n omics ......................................... .... 3 ENV 3540 Advanced Geo l ogic an d Env ir onmental Haza r ds-Denver and Vicinity ......... 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology . .............. . . ................... ........... 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazards a n d P l anning ........ . .......• .........••........ 3 ENV 49XX Environme n tal Seminar ( advisor approved) ...... .... . .................... 3 GEL 3420 Soil R esources ...... . . .......................................••...... . 4 PSC 3230 Environmen tal Pol i tics ... ............................................. 3 Subtotal .............. ... .................................••........••..... ...... 27 E l ect ives (s elect at l east 25 h ours f rom the following list ) : B I O 1081 Ge n e ral B i o l ogy II ( must t ake with BJO 1091) .......................... . . . 3 BIO 1091 Ge n e ral Biology ll Labora t ory ( m ust t ake w it h BIO 1081) . . .........•....... 1

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BIO 2100 BIO 2400 BIO 3200 -o r SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES 1 General Bot any ...........•.............•.............•.............. . 5 General Microbiology .....•..... ........••............•............... 5 Vertebrate Zoo l ogy ................................................... 4 BIO 3260 Invertebrate Zoology .......................... ........................ 4 BIO 3140 Plant Physiology ......................................••.............. 5 BIO 3 180 Vascular Plant Taxonomy ... ........................................... 4 BIO 3360 Animal Physiology ..........•............•............•. .............. 4 BIO 3550 Urban Ecology ......................... . •............................ 4 BIO 451 0 Microbial Ecol ogy . ....................................•.............. 4 BIO 4540 Plant Ecology ... .......................•............................. 4 GEG/GEL Topics courses ( advisor approved) .. ................................... 2-3 Subtotal ........................................•••...........•.............•..... 25 General Studies ............................. . ...... ............•....... ........ .. 36 Total for Ecological Restoration Concentration ..........••...........••.............•... 120 Environmental Chemistry Concentration COURSES .......................•.......•...... ................. SEMESTER HOURS Environmental Science Core ...... . ...................................................... 32 Additional Required Courses: BIO 2400 General Mic r obiology .... ........................ ..................... 5 BIO CHE CHE CHE CHE CHE CHE CHE ENV GEL 4510 1810 1850 3000 3010 3050 3100 3 120 4000 3420 Microbial Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 General Chemistry II. . .. . .. . . .. . .. . . . . . . . .. .. . .. . .. . .. .. . . . .. . . . . . . . .. 4 General Chemistry Laboratory ........................•..... ............ 2 Analytical Chemistry ........... .........•••..........••............... 3 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory ........................................ 2 Environmen tal Chemistry ................... . . ........................ 3 Organic C hemistry I ............................................. ..... 4 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I . ........•...........••................. 2 Environmental Geology ............................. ............... ... 3 Soil Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MTR 3100 Air Pollution ...................................... . .................. 3 OSHA Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA 40-hour course ) .................. 3 (offered as continuing education courses at Front Range and Red Rocks Communit y Colleges) Subtotal ........................................................................ .42 General Studies .....................•..........................•................. 36 Electives I 0 Total for Environmental C h e mistry Concentration ............... . ..•.................... 120 Environmental Science Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304. Environmental Studies Minor REQUIRED COURSE . . . ............................................... SEMESTER HOUR S ENV 49XX Environmental Seminar (a dvisor approved) ............................... 3 Select 6 hours from the following list: BIO 1010 Ecology for Non-Maj ors ............................................... 3 BIO 1080 General Introduction to Biology ....................•................... 3 BIO 1090 General Introduction to Biology Laboratory ...... .............. .......... l CHE 1010 Chemistry a n d Society ................................................ 3 CHE 1800 General Chemistry I .............................................. .... 4 ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmenta l Science .................................. 3 Subtotal ...................................................••............ •. ........ 6

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144 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Select 6 h o ur s from the following list: ECO 3450 Envi r onmental Economics .............................. . .............. 3 HI S 3880 A meri can Environmental Hi story ....................................... 3 PSC 3 168 Readings i n Public Adm ini stration 1 .......• .... ................ . ........ 3 PSC 3230 Environmental Politics ......... . ... ........... ... . . .•................. 3 PSY 3550 Enviro nmental P sychology ................. .................... ........ 3 Subtotal ... . ............ . . . . . .... . . ..... . . ..... ...... ... ...... . . ..........•... . . . . . 6 Sel ect 6 hours of electives ( includin g any courses listed above or below ) : BIO 3550 U r ban Ecology ............................................ ....... .... 4 CET 3320 E n v ironmental Im pact Sta t e ment s ................ . ............... . ...... 3 C H E 3890 Science a nd Publi c Policy: Vari able Topics .......... ........... .......... 1-3 COM 3660 Variable Topics in Indu str i a l and Technica l Communicatio n s ....... ...... . . . 3 ENV 1400 World Resources . . ............. . . .................... . ............. . . 3 ENV 3400 Water Resources . . .............. . . ..................... . .... . . ....... . 3 ENV 4200 E nvir o nmental Policy and Plannin g . . ...... . .... ... ............. .... . . . . 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution ......................................................... 3 XXX XXXX Any environmental topics course ( advisor a pproved ) ....................... 3 Subtotal . .............. . .............................. ........•.........•......... . 6 Total for Environmental Studies Minor .. ........ . ........ . . . ... ........ .... . ....... . . . . 21 GERONTOLOGY Department of Health Professions Gerontology Minor Ed u cationa l Goals and O u tcomes Upon completion of th e gerontology minor, th e student will be able to: Core Ex it B ehav i o r s • examine socio logi ca l , psychologi ca l and biolo gical/p h ys iologi cal theories of aging. • d esc rib e the unde rl y i ng biol ogica l/ph ys i o l ogica l processes associ ate d w ith aging and the c h alle n ges these present. • de sc rib e the effects of eth ics, economics a nd pol icy decisions h ave on th e biologi ca l/ph ysi ological , soc iolo gical, p syc hologi cal and cultural aspects of aging and the resulting c h allenges. • inve stigate the changes occurring in soci ety r esu lting from our aging population. • appl y aging theories, ethics, economics conditio n s and aging related policy d ecisio n s to a practical experience involving the aged or services for the aged . Orientation Exit B e havior (based on orientation area selected by the student ) Liberal Arts • exam ine att itudes toward older c ultur ally dive r se peopl e to discover ways that agin g is portrayed . Professional Practice • provide direct se r vices to older culturally div erse people and their families, administer and plan p rograms an d serv ice s or work t o modify social institution s a n d policies. Students must complete all of the following co r e course require ments and at l eas t nine (9) c redit hours from either th e liberal arts orientation or the professional se r v ice s o r ientation. REQUIRED CORE COU RSES .... .... .... . . . . . . . .......... .... .......... SEMESTER HOURS HES 381 0 Ph ysio l ogy of Aging for Non-Biology Majors -or BIO 3530 Ph ysio l ogy of Agin g for No n Biology Majors ......... . ...... ........... ... 3

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 14 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging .......... . ..................................... . 3 SOC 1040 Introduction to ocial Geron t o l ogy ...................................... 3 HES 4520 Intern ship in Ger ontology . . ............... ........................... 3-6 Subtotal ................................................... .. .................. 12-15 The fir st three (3) required core courses must be taken prior to selec tin g courses f r o m a n area of orien tati o n . HES 4520 Internship in Gerontolog y mus t b e tak e n th e last seme s t er of minor course work. It m ay be taken with one other approve d course from the o rientati o n options. You must contac t the gerontol ogy advisor the seme ste r before you plan to r egis ter for this course. Students must sel ect a minimum of nin e (9) cre dit hours from one of the following orientations. T h ese courses mus t be approved by the gerontology a d v i so r in th e Department of H ealth Profess i ons. Liberal Arts Orientation COURSES ....... ................................................ SEMESTER HOURS LES 2330 Advocacy, Lei s ure, and the Aging Adult ................................... 3 PSY 2270 Death and Dying ..................................................... 3 soc 3040 Contemporary Issues in Ger o ntology ........... . . ..................... . . 3 soc 3100 Death and Dying ..................................................... 3 SPE 4760 Communicat ion a n d the Elderly ............. ........... . ............... 3 Professional Services Orientation COURSES .................................................... ... SEMESTER HOURS HCM 3020 Management Prin ciples in Health Ca r e ................................... 3 HSL 1420 Activity and F it ness Programs for the Elderly . ..................... ........ 2 LES 2330 Advocacy, Lei s ure , and the Aging Adult. ............... ................... 3 LES 3070 Health and Movement Problems in the Aging Adul t . .......... ............. 3 UT 3100 Nutrition an d Aging ......... . . . ...................................... 3 PSY 2270 Death and Dying .............................. . . . .................... 3 SWK 3020 Case Manage m e nt in Social Work Practice ................................ 4 SWK 3 030 Social Work with the Aging ...... . ................... ................... 4 Total hours for Gerontology Minor .................................................. 21-24 Students may sel ect a gerontology topics cou rse or a n independent study course that d ea l s with aging if it i s appropriat e for their sele c ted orientation a nd approved by the gerontology adv isor . HISTORY DEPARTMENT History Major for Bachelor of Arts The History major requires a minimum of 42 semes ter hours including 15 hours in requ ired co urses and an additional 27 hours in courses primarily se lect ed from three different categor ies. History majors , with the exception of th ose seeking Secondary Education Licensure in Social Studi es, must complete a minor in a n other discipline i n order to g raduate. Hi story majors who are in the Sec ondary Educa tion Social Studies Licensure Program are required to t ake other specific social scie n ce co u rses in lieu of a minor. Those s pecifi c cou r ses a re l isted under Teach e r Educatio n in thi s Cata log. All students should check with a departmental advisor in order to m ake a proper s election of courses . REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS HI S 1010 Weste rn C iviliz atio n to 1603 ..... ................... .................... 3 HI S 1020 Weste rn Civilization since 1603 .................................... ..... 3 HI S 1210 American Histor y t o 1865 ................. . . ..... ...................... 3 HI S 1220 American History since 1865 ... . . . ........ ............................. 3 HIS 4820 Senior Sem inar. ............................ .................... .. ... . 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... .... 15

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146 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES In addition to the required courses ( I S hours) students also need to take at least three courses (9 hours; from Category 1 : American History Chronologi ca l Seque n ce; at least two courses ( 6 hours) from Cat egory II : Europea n History Chronological Sequence; and at least two cour ses (6 hours) from Categoq III: Enrichment Courses. The remaining two courses (6 hours) may be taken from any of the I, II, or III categories or they may be selected from amon g any of the other courses offere d b y the History Depart ment. All history majors must take at least one hi story course devoted t o world his tory, Lati n American hi story, Asian hi story , or African hi story. Students should see a n advisor in the Hi s to ry Department for a list of courses that meet this requirement. Categ or y 1: American Hi story Chronologica l Sequence (se lect a t le ast three courses) COURSES ............ ....................................... . SEMESTER HOURS HI S HI S HI S HIS HI S HI S 3410 3430 3520 3540 3640 3660 Amer i can Colon ial History ......... .................................... 3 American Revolution and Early National Period , 1763-1848 .............. . . . 3 Civil War and R econst ru c tion ........................................ . . . 3 Emerge nce of Modern U . S., 1877-1920 ................................ . . . 3 U.S. World War I through World War II .......... ..................... ... 3 Recent U.S. 1945-1990 s ................... . ........................... . 3 Subtotal ............ ... . . .......................... ............ . . . ................. 9 Category II: European History Chronologica l Sequence (se lect at least two courses) COU RSES .................................... ............. ........... SEMESTER HOURS HI S 303 1 A n c i ent Greece ............... ........... ....... ...................... 3 HI S 3060 Rome and the Caesars ............................ . . .................. . 3 HI S 3120 Medieval Histor y ....... ...... .......................... .............. 3 HI S 3140 Renaissance and Reformation .......... .. .. ............................. 3 HIS 3200 Early Modern Europe, 1 6481789 ......... ... .................. ..... .... 3 HIS 3230 Nineteenth Century Europe ........... ...... ......... .................. 3 HIS 3260 Twenti eth Ce ntu ry Euro pe , 1914 -2 000 .............................. ..... 3 Subtotal . . . . . ......... ................ . ............... . .................. ..... .... . 6 Category III: Enrichment Courses (s elect at l ea s t t wo courses) COURSES ...... ..... ............................ ................ SEMESTER HOURS HIS 1030 World Histor y to 1 500 ............................... ............. ..... 3 HIS 1040 HI S 1110 H I S 1 250 HI S 1650 HIS 1920 HIS 1 940 HI S 3090 HI S 3210 HIS 3240 HI S 3280 HIS 3290 HIS 3310 HIS 3320 Wor l d History since 1500 . . . . ..... . ...... . . ... ......... .... ... . . . .... . . 3 Colora do Histor y I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 C hina, Japan, Korea since 1800 .... ........... . . ...... . .................. 3 Women in U.S. Hi story ....... ....... . ................... .............. 3 History of the Chi cana/o in t he Southwest: 1810 to Present . .......... ....... 3 Survey of African Hi s tory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Native Americans in Amer i c an History ... . .... . ............. . . . . . . ...... . 3 French Revolution a nd Napoleon . ...................................... 3 Impe rial Russia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Rus sia Since 1917. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Nazi German y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 E ngl an d t o 1714 . . ....................... ................... .. ... . . . . . 3 E n g l a nd s ince 1 714 ................ . . . .... ............ . . . .........•... 3 HI S 357 0 African American Hi s t o r y I ............................................ 3 HIS 3580 African American History II ............................................ 3 HIS 3590 Americ a n Immigr ation Hi s tory .......... . . . . .............. . ............ 3 HIS 3700 Modern C hin a .................................. ..................... 3 HIS 3740 Modern japan ............ . . . ................... . . ....... . ............ 3 HI S 3770 World of Islam .............................. .................... ..... 3 HIS 3830 The Mexican Revolution .. ........•. .........•.. . . ..................... 3 S ubtotal ......... .................................. ............... . . . .............. 6 R e quir ed co urses ................... .............................................. 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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Total . . . .............................................. ........................... .42 Students majoring in hi story must maintain at least a 2.0 average in th eir hi story courses. Hi story majors s hould co n s ult with a departmental advisor to sel ect the courses in other discipl in es that complement their area of co n centration in the major. Minor in History There are three different concentrations availab l e to students see king a history mi n or: regular history concentration, Ameri ca n West hi story concentration, 20th-century studies history co n centratio n. Al l three req u ire HIS 1220, which will also count toward the College's General Studies requirements . Regular History Concentration REQUIRED COURSES.. .... . . . ...................................... SEMESTER H OU R S HIS 1010 Western Civil ization to 1603 . . . . . . ......... ............................. 3 HIS 1020 Western Civilization since 1603 . . ....................................... 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 .............................................. 3 HIS 1220 American Histo r y since 1865 ............................. . . ............ 3 Total .................... . ................................................ ....... 12 E l ectives: A minimum of9 additi o nal semester h o ur s in history is requir ed. The hours must b e upper divi sion and sho uld be selec ted in consultation with a d e partmental adv i sor. No more th a n 2 semester hours in HIS 3890 r eadings courses ma y be counted toward th e minor w ithout prior writte n a pproval from th e d epartment. American West History Concentration REQUIRED COURSES ....................... .......................... SEMESTER HOURS HIS 1100 American West. .......... ............................................ 3 HIS 1110 Colo rado H i s t o r y I. ................................................... 3 HIS 1210 American History to 1865 ..... . ........................................ 3 HIS 1220 American History since 1865 ........................................... 3 Total ................ ............................................................. 12 Electives : A minimum of 9 ad ditional hi story semes ter hours treating th e America n West i s r equire d , all of which must be upper divisio n . Twentieth-Century Studies History Concentration REQUIRED COURSES .................. . ................... . .......... SEMESTER HOURS HIS 1040 World Histo r y s inc e 1500 .............................................. 3 HIS 1220 American Hi story since 1865 .... . ...................................... 3 Total.......................................... .. .. .. . . . . . ........ .......... . .. .. .... 6 Elective s : A minimum of IS a ddition a l hours treating 20th-century hi story is required, 9 of which mus t b e upper division. Grade Average: Students minoring in hi story mus t m aintain a 2.0 ave r age in their hi sto r y co urses. History Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304. Students maj o rin g in h i story ma y combine their major with other co ur ses in the soc i a l sciences and in education t o earn secondary education l icensure. History major req u irements for seconda r y ed u ca tion licensure in soc ial science differ from the regular hi story major requirements. H i s tory majors see kin g Secondar y Sch ool Teaching Lice n sure in Socia l Science s must have a 2. 75 GPA o r high e r in their history m ajo r to receive licensure. The requirements are included under the Teacher Ed u ca tion Department sect i o n of this Catalog .

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148 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Minor in Interdisciplina ry Legal Studies Prelaw Co u rses Severa l hi story courses are of particular importan ce to l ega l studi es. These i nclud e HIS 1210, HIS 1 220, and HI S 3680. Students interes t e d in prelaw co u rses are urged to contact the department a d v i so r . Min o r The interd isc i pli nary l ega l studi es minor is d es ign ed to s how students how the various disciplines i n the h u maniti es a nd soc i a l scie nce s treat que s t i ons of l aw and ju s t i ce. T he inte r di sc iplinary lega l st u dies minor i s not a pre l aw prep aratory prog r a m or paral ega l trai ning. It s goa l is to cross d i sc iplines so tha t stude nt s can unde r sta nd how th e humaniti es and socia l sc ience s illuminate th e principles , practices, and policies of the law. REQUIRED COURSES .....................................•........... SEMESTER HOURS C)C 2000 Int roduction to Legal Studies ........................................... 3 ENG 3700 Literatu r e and the Law ............................................ . . ... 3 HIS 3680 The Court in Crisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . 3 PHI 3430 Philosophy of Law ..................... ........... . ................... 3 PSC 3120 American Co n sti tut iona l Law ............... . ........................ ... 3 SOC 3550 Socio l ogy of Law ..................................................... 3 XXX XXXX Semin ar in Legal Topics (interdisci p linary-team-tau ght course ) ........... . . 3 Subtotal .......................................................................... 2 1 Stu d e nt s will select one law-re l ated course from the cou rses lis ted below or a ppr oved by the inter disciplinar y legal st udies minor advisor: C J C 2100 Substa ntive Criminal Law ............................. . . ..... . ......... 3 MGT 2210 LegalEnvironmentofBusinessi ........................................ 3 MGT 3220 Legal Environment of Business II. ........ . .............................. 3 SOC 3500 Crimino l ogy ......... ............. . .................................. 3 WMS 3310 Women an d the Law ............ . .............................. . . ..... 3 Total ....... . . .... . ....................... . . ...............••....... . . ••....... ... 24 HOLISTIC HEALTH AND WELLNESS Department of Health Professions Holistic Health and Welln ess Education Multi-Disciplinary Minor The holi stic health and wellne ss education multi-discipli n a r y mino r offe r s an a r ea of co n centration for st ud ents who recognize the increased emphasis on welln ess in several profes s i onal fields a n d/or for health conscious individuals who w i sh to esta bli s h a self e nhancement program. The minor is designed to complement a major chosen b y a student that is relevant to the student's career goals. For additiona l information, please co nta ct the H e alth Professions Department at 303 556-3130, South Classroom 226. The m inor comprises 2 1 hours of study: REQUIRED COURSES .................... ......................... .... SEMESTER HOURS HES 1050 Dynamics of H ealth ................................................... 3 HES 2750 Int ro du ction to Holi s tic Health . ............. ........................... 3 HP S 1640 Physical Fitness Techniques and Programs ................................ 2 HSP 3750 H olistic Health and High-Level Wellness ............... .................. 4 NUT 2040 lntroduction to Nutrition ... . . ............................. . ........... 3 Approved electives* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Approved ethics course .............................. ... ... ... .......... ............ 3 Total .................. . .... ................... . .................................. 2 1 *St udents in the minor who do not have a research course required in their major are required to use the elective hour s to obtain research skills. Students in the minor w h o d o not have an int erns hip

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' SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 required in their major a r e e ncouraged t o arrange a practical experience through HES 3980. Courses should be selected in c onsultation with a fac ulty advisor. To meet the General Studies multicultural req uirem ent, ANT 3480 Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness, is highly recommended. To meet the General Studies natural sciences requirement, a course in hwnan biology is h i ghly recommended. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Department of Psychology This interdisciplinary major in human development will provide students with a focus on the entire lif e span and in-depth knowledge about theory, research, and application in human development. Stu dents will parti cipate in field experience to make connections between theory, resea r ch, a nd practice. The major ha s five separate tracks, serving the needs of students seek in g early childhood education teacher licensure ( early childhood education track) or elementry education licensure (eleme nt ary edu cation track), students interested in gerontology or planning other careers working with children and adults ( appl i ed track and geronto l ogy track ), and st ud ents who w ish to pursue grad u ate study ( gradu ate school track). Upon comp l etion of a degree in Human Development at the Metropolitan State College of Denver, st u dents will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the major theories, basic principles, current i ssues, and emerg ing concepts in the field. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of biologica l , cognitive , social, emotional, and contextual aspects of human development and th e interrelations among them. Demonstrate the ability to think critically about human development, including being able to identify simil arities , differences, and con ne ct ions among human development theories and per spectives . Demonstrate knowledge of the processes of cognitive development, including the development of logical and abstract thought, memory, mathematical understanding, scient ifi c thinking, and lit eracy skills, and how those processes change over time . Demonstrate the ability to relate theories and methodologies from human development to prob lems and issues in other disciplines , such as biology , sociology, and nutrition and health . Demonstrate the ability to communicate knowledge of the field of human development both orally and in writing, the l atter following the American Psycho l ogical Associa tion guidelines . Demonstrate the ability to conduct independe ntl y a comprehe n ive literature review that critica lly evaluates an area of research in human deve l opment. Students will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to apply knowledge of research methodology and statistics to the interpretation and evaluatio n of research. Understand the ways in which culture and society ( both national and global ) impact development, including the roles of the family, the peer group , school, and the media. Students will also be able to discuss the roles of ethnicity, race, and gender and issue s in social relations h ips such as aggres sion and cooperation . Prepare for s ucce ssfu l careers in their chose n co n cent r ation , as follows : Graduate School Track: Students take cou r ses in statistics and research methods to help them prepare to enter a gra duate program in human development, psychology, or a rela ted field. Applied Track: Students take courses that are geared toward working with diverse populations of children and families to prepare them for working with social service agenc ies. Gerontology Track: St u dents ' coursewo rk is focused on understanding var i ous issues related to aging to prepare them for careers in the gerontology fiel d. Early Childhood Ed u cation and E l ementary Edu cat ion : Students ' coursework prepares them to work with childre n as a classroom t eacher .

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150 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Human Development Major for Bachelor of Arts REQUIRED COMMON CORE ................................ . ......... SEMESTER HOURS BIO 1000 Human Biology for Non-Majors ' ........................................ 3 PSY 1001 Introductory Psychology ............................................... 3 PSY 3280 Deve l opmental Research Methods .......... . .... . . ................. . .... 3 PSY 3340 Cognitive D evelopment and Learning ...................... .............. 3 PSY 4960 Senio r Thesis in Human Development b .................................. 3 SOC 1010 Introdu ctio n to Sociology' ............................................. 3 Subtotal . . ........................................................................ 18 • Students mat not count BIO 1000 and SOC 1010 for both the HD major and General Studies Level fl. If these classes a r e c ounted toward G e neral Stdies ll, two additional courses must be selected from the list of electives under the Applied Track or from courses in the required distribution, not already used. b Meets college senior experience requirements. Required Distribution: In addition, s tud e n ts must c h oose one course from eac h category. NOTE: Each student m u s t a l so select a track, and in the early chil dhood education, e l ementary education, and geronto l ogy t r acks, specific courses from the following cat egories are requ ir ed (see tracks below ) . Deve l opmen tal Founda t ions PSY 1800 Developmental Educationa l P sychology .................................. 4 PSY 3250 Child Psyc h o l ogy ............................................... ...... 3 PSY 2270 or SOC 3100 Death and Dying ................ .................... . ....... . . 3 Developmental Breadth PSY 3240 Infancy ........................................ ..................... 3 PSY 3260 Psychology of Adolescence .... . ........................................ 3 PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging ......................•.......................... 3 Health Issues HES 3070 Parental Health Care Issues ... .. ... . .... . . ... .................. ......... 3 NUT 2040 Int roduction to Nutrition .............................................. 3 Social Influences SOC 3410 T he Family in Transiti o n .............. . ...... . ........................ 3 SOC 1040 Int roduction to Social Geronto l ogy ...................................... 3 SWK 2100 Introduction to Family Social Work ..................................... 3 Cultural Context ECE 4360 Cultural Influence on the Socialization of Chi ldren ......................... 3 LES 2330 Advocacy, Leisure, and the Aging Adult. .................................. 3 SOC 3400 Chi ldhood and Adolescent Soc iali zation . . .... . ........................... 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. A ll students must have I S upper-division h ours in the major, and tra n s fer students must compl ete at least I 5 hours of the major at MSCD. Graduate School Track REQUIRED COURSES .......... . ............ .......................... SEMESTER HOURS Common Core ........................................................................ 18 Required Distribution ................................................................ 15-16 PSY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behaviora l Sciences• ...................... 3 PSY 2320 Inferentia l Statistics ........................................... ............. 3 PSY 3310 Psychological Research Methods I ... .... . ................... . ................ 3 Total for Major with Graduate School Track .......................................... 42-43

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 'S tudents who have taken MT H 1210 or its equival e n t in transfer befor e deciding to major i n human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement. Applied Track REQU IRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS Common Core ..........•. ...........•....................... . . .................. 18 Required Distribution ........... . ............................................... 15-16 In addition, students must take nine semester hours from the following list or from courses in t h e required dist ribution list not a l rea d y used. Studen ts may not use t h e same courses to count for t h e major and for the minor or General Studies . COURSES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . SEMESTER HOURS AAS 3550 The Black Family .......................................................... 3 BI03530/HES 3810 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors ........•..•..•................ 3 CHS 321 0 The Chicano Family .......... ............................................. 3 ECE 3340 Administrat i o n of Early Childhood Programs .................•................ 4 EDU 4310 Parents as Partners in Education ...... . . ..................................... 3 HPS 4500 Motor Learni n g and Development ........................................... 3 HSP 1010 Introduction to Human Services and Community Resources ..................... 3 NUT 3 100 Nutrition and Aging ....................................................... 3 PAR 2050 Introduction t o Parent Education ............................................ 3 PAR 3070 Working with the Contemporary Family ......................... ....... ...... 3 PSY 231 0 Introduction to Statistics for Socia l and Behavioral Sciences • .....•...... .... ...... 3 PSY 3400 Psychology of Exceptional C hildren .......................................... 3 soc 3040 Contemporary Issues in Geronto l ogy ..................•.....•................ 3 soc 3220 Race, Gender and Ethnic Groups ................... ... ... ........... . ........ 3 soc 3420 Education in a Changing Society ......•..•..................•................ 3 SPE 2890 Language Acqu isition .......................................... . . .......... 3 SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging .......•..•..•..................•..•............. 4 SWK 3100 Child Welfare and the Law .................. . . ........ .................... . . 3 SWK 3200 Social Work with Urban Families ......... ..................... .•.. .... .... ... 3 SWK 3300 Social Work w i t h Parents with Devel opmental Disabi lities . ....................... I Subtotal ........................................................................... 9 Total for Major with Applied Track ................................................. 42-45 ' Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement. Students w h o are interested in a particular concentration within the appl ied track ( e.g., a particular age emphasis, c ultur al or family iss u es, problems of development) shoul d see a human development advisor in the Department of Psychology for course selection. It is permissibl e to select a li e l ectives from the sa m e departme n t . Applied Track-Gerontology REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS Common Core ................ ....... ............................................ 18 Required D i st ribution as follows: Developmental Foundations PSY 2270 Death and Dying -orSOC 3100 Death and Dying ..................................................... 3 Developme n tal Breadth PSY 3270 Adulthood and Aging ............. . ............•...................... 3

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152 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Health Issues NUT 2040 Introduction to Nutrition . . ........ . ................................... 3 Social Influences SOC 1040 Introduction t o Social Gerontology .................................... . . 3 Cultural Context LES 2330 Advocacy, Leisure, a nd the Aging Adult ................................... 3 Subt otal .......... ..................... .... ....................................... 33 In addition, students must take nine semeste r hours from the following list of courses. Students may not use the same courses to count for the major and for the mino r or for General Studies. Students in the Applie d Track-Geron to l ogy may not have a gerontology minor. COURSES ......................... . . .... . ..... . ................. SEMESTER HOURS BIO 3530 Physiology of Aging for Non-Biology Majors (HES 3810 ) ................... 3 PSY 2310 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences ' ................. 3 NUT 3100 Nutrition and Aging . ... ....... ... ....................... ........ . . ... 3 -or-soc 3040 Con temporar y I ssues in Geron tol ogy -or-SWK 3030 Social Work with the Aging ..... . ... ............ ....................... 3-4 Total for Major with Applied Track-Gerorlto logy . ........ .......... . . ................ . 42-43 'Str
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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 I S tudents p u rs u i n g teacher lice n s u re s hould co n s ult wi th an adv i so r in th e Teacher E d u catio n D epa rt m ent for the c u rre n t licensure requi remen ts of th e Co lorado Departme n t of Ed u catio n . Elementary Education Track REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMEST E R HOURS Commo n Core ............................ . ............ . . . ....................... 18 Required Distribution as follows: Developme n tal Foundations PSY 1800 Devel opmenta l E d ucational Psych ology .................................. 4 Devel op m e ntal Breadth PSY 3250 Child Psycho l ogy .................................... . . ............... 3 Heal th I ss u es HES 3070 Parental Health Car e Issues -orNUT 2040 In t roductio n t o Nutr ition .............................................. 3 Social I nflu ences SOC 341 0 T h e Family i n T r ansition ...................... . . ...................... 3 Cultural Context EDU 3100 Social Founda t ions and Multicult ural Educationb .......................... 4 The follo win g th ree courses are also required: PSY 231 0 Introduction to Statistics for Social and Behavioral Science ' ................. 3 SPE 2890 Language A qui s i t i on .................................................. 3 HPS 4500 Motor Learning a n d Development. ...................................... 3 Total for Major with Elementar y Education Track ........................................ 44 ' Students who have taken MT H 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major i n human development may substitut e it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used bot h in the major and to satisfy the Level I Gener a l Studies mathematics r equirement. bMeets college multicultura l requirement. S tude n ts purs u i n g t eac h er lice n sure s h o uld co n s ul t w ith a n a d v i so r in th e Teac h e r Educ a ti o n D epart ment for the current licensure req u irements of t h e Colorado Department of Ed u catio n . INTERDISCIPLI NA R Y L EGAL S T U DIES MI N OR , SEE PAGE 14 8 For Prelaw a d visi n g see Politica l Sci e nce Depar t me nt , for the I n t e rdi sci p l inary Lega l S tudi es Minor s e e the History Department. JOURNALISM PROGRAM Department of Communication Arts and Sciences T h e Journali s m p rogram prepar es students for careers in news and i nfo rmation m e di a b y provi ding th e m with a sound education in th e b as ics of jo urn alis m and/or publ i c rel atio ns. T he progr a m h as one of the stronges t jo u rnalism teac hin g s t affs in t h e s t a te. All full-time a n d pa r tt ime f a culty h ave wo rked i n the journalism a nd/or public r e l a t ions fiel ds . Pr oficie n cy in s t andard wri tt e n En glis h is a prere qui s it e for a ll jo urnali s m courses. S tud ents a r e r e quired t o complete ENG 1010 befo r e taki n g a n y journalism co u rses beyon d JRN 1 010. St udents should se l ect an advisor early in their co u rse of study. Stude n ts may not selec t both a major a nd minor fro m th e jo urnalis m progra m . T h e j o u rn alis m p rogram will provi d e students with a list of s u ggested Ge n e r a l Studies co u rses t o h e l p them gai n a b road base o f kn ow l edge necessary for wo r king in news and i nform ation media.

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154 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES To make journalism graduates more marketable in our multicultural society, journalism majors are required to take four semesters of one foreign lan guage or prove their proficie n cy in a language other than English. The Journalism Department offers a major with three concentrations-news/editorial, photojournalism and publ ic relations-and minors in journalism, photojournalism and public re l ations. Journalism Major for Bachelor of Art s Core courses required for all concentrations in the Journalism major: COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS JRN 1010 Introduction to Journ a lism and Mass Med i a ........................... . . . 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing ...................................... .............. 3 JRN 2210 Beginning Layout and Design ........ . .................................. 3 jRN 4500 Ethical and Legal Issues in journali sm .................................... 3 Subtotal ...............................................•........... •............. . 12 News/Editorial Concentration COURSES ............................... ....... SEMESTER HOURS Journ alism Core ......................... ......................................... 12 Required Co urses: JRN 1100 Beginning Reporting ................................................. . 3 jRN 2100 Intermediate Reporting ..... . .......................................... 3 JRN 3200 Intermediate Editing .......... . . ................... . .................. 3 JRN 3981 Cooperative Education : News/Editorial .................................. 3 (JRN 3981 may be taken more than once with permission of the department chair) Subtotal ........................................................... ............. . . 12 Sel ect at least 12 hours: JRN 1600 Survey of Photojournali s m ............................................. 3 JRN 1700 Survey of Public Relations .....................•..... . ................. 3 jRN 2980 Cooperative Education . ..... ............. .......................... . . . 3 JRN 3100 P u blication Practicum ................................................. 3 JRN 3150 Con tempor a ry Issues ..... ................................. . . . . ........ 3 jRN 3400 Feature Article Writing for Newspapers ................................... 3 jRN 3500 Topics in Journalism .................................................. 1 JRN 3600 Photojournalism I .................................................... 3 JRN 4100 Investigative Reporting ................................................ 3 JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and Design .......... ........... ...... . . ..... ......... 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writing for Magazines ............. ........... . . .......... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalism II ..................................... .............. 3 jRN 4890 Social Documentary .................................................. 3 Subtotal. ......................... ........................... ................•... . 12 Total. ...................................................................... ...... 36 Photojournalism Concentration Students who major in Journalism with a Photojournalism concentration may not use the s till media concentration of the Digital Media as their minor. COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS journalism Core ...................... ............................................ 12 Required Courses: ART 1271 Basic Photography Methods (or equivalent beginning photography course) .... 3 JRN 1100 Beginning Reporting .................................................. 3 jRN 2100 Intermediate Reporting ........................... ..... . . .............. 3 jRN 2600 Introduction to Photojournalism ... .................................... . 3

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' SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 JRN 3600 Ph otojournalism l .................................................... 3 JRN 4600 Photojournalis m ll .............................••.............•..... . 3 JRN 3982 Coope r ative Edu cation: Pho tojo urn alism ............................ . .... 3 (JR 3982 may be taken more than once with per m ission of t he d e p a rtm ent chai r ) Subtotal .......................................................................... 21 Sel ect a t l eas t 3 h o urs: ART 1 1 0 1 Two Dimens i onal Design ........................•.................... . 3 ART 267 1 Photog r aphy l ............................... . . .......... . ........... 3 ART 3271 Photography ll : B l ack and Whi t e . . . . . .•............... . . .... ...•....... . 3 ART 3235 Video Art ........................................ ................... 3 JRN 1700 S u rvey of P ub l i c R e l a t ions ...................... ....... .... ....•.. . . . . . 3 JRN 3100 Publication P racticum ........................ ......................... 3 JRN 3150 Contempora r y I ssues ...............••............•............•....... 3 JRN 3200 I ntermediate E d iting ..................................... .... ......... 3 JRN 3400 Fea t ure Art i cle W rit i n g for News p a p ers .............••......... . .•.•...... 3 JRN 3500 Topics in Journali sm ......................................... ......... I JRN 4210 Advanced Layout and Design .................. . .•..................... . 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Wri t ing for Magazi nes ........... . ............. . .......... 3 JRN 4890 Social Doc um e nt ary .................. ................................ 3 Subtota l ................................. . . ....................................... . 3 Total. ........•••................................................................ . 36 Public Relations Concentration COURSES ................ ...................................... . SEMESTER HOURS Journalism Core. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Required Co ur ses : JRN Ill 0 Media Writin g ........ ........................ . ......... ..... ....... . 3 JRN 2700 F u ndamentals of Public Relatio n s . ...................................... 3 JRN 3700 Public Relatio n s W r iting ....................... . . ..........•••.. . ...... 3 JRN 3983 Cooperative Education: Public R ela t ions ........................... . . .... 3 (JRN 3983 may be take n mor e th a n o n c e w ith permi ssion of the dep a rtm e nt cha ir ) JRN 4700 P u blic Rela t io n s Str ategic Planni n g ............................... ....... 3 MKT 3000 Principles of M a r keting ......................••............••.......... 3 SPE 3100 Business and P r ofessional Speaking .............. ................. ....... 3 SPE 3440 Television Production .......................•• ............•........... 3 SPE 4100 Techniques of P e r s u as ion ....... . . .................................. ... 3 Subtotal ............................................••..... . ......•.. . . ........... 27 Select at l east 3 ho urs: COM 2420 Basic Single Camera Video Prod u ct i on ........... . .........•............. 3 COM 243 0 I ntroduction to Technical Med i a ................ ........................ 3 COM 2460 Pr e sentatio n G r a p h ics ......................•.. ..... .....••............ 3 COM 3440 Scriptwriting for Vid eo ........................ . . ....... .............. . 3 JRN 1600 S u rvey of Ph o tojournalism ..................... . .................. . . ... 3 JRN 2600 Intr oduction to Pho tojournalism ........................ ....... . . . ...... 3 JRN 3200 Int e r me diat e E di t in g ............. .......... . . .................... ..... 3 JRN 3400 Feature Article Writing for ewspapers ...... .... ............... . ......... 3 JRN 421 0 Advanced Layou t and Design ................... . . . .... ................. 3 JRN 4400 Feature Article Writ i ng for Magazines ......•••...........••.............. 3 MKT 3 110 Advertising Management ................................... ........... 3 MKT 3 120 Promotional S t ra t egy .....................•............•............... 3 SPE 1700 Communication Theory .......... ............... ............. ........ . 3 SPE 2400 I nt r od u ct i o n to R a di o and Television B roadcasti n g . . . . ..................... 3 SPE 3130 Conference Lead ers h ip . ....... . . . ........... . ................ .... .... . 3 SPE 343 0 R a di oTelevis ion Announcing ................ . ......................... 3 SPE 3450 Broadcast J ournalism: Radio .................. . ................. ....... 3 SPE 3480 Workshop in Radio Production ......................................... 3

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156 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES SPE 3740 Psychology of Communicatio n ......................................... 3 SPE 4450 Broadcast Journalism: Television ....................................... . 3 SPE 4480 eminar P r acticum in Broadcasting ..................................... . 3 Subtotal ................................................................ ........... 3 Total .............•..........•..........•........................................ .42 Journalism Minor Students w h o major in J ourna l ism with a P hotojournalism co n ce ntration m ay not use t h e still med ia concentra tion of t h e Digita l Me dia as their min or. COURSES ............................... . ....................... SEMESTER HOURS JRN 1010 I ntroduction to Journalism and Mass Media .............................. 3 J R N 1100 Begin n ing R eporting ............................... . . . .... . ...... . . ... 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing ........................................... ......... 3 JRN 2100 I ntermedia t e Reporting ................ ............................... . 3 JRN 3981 Coopera tive Education: News/Editorial ................................. . 3 JRN 4500 Ethical and Legal I ssues in Journalism .................................... 3 Total ............... .... . . ........................................................ 18 Photojournalism Minor COURSES . . ..... . . . ............................................ . SEMESTER HOURS JRN 1010 I ntroduction to journalism and Mass Media .......................... . . . . 3 }RN 1100 Beginning Reporting .................................................. 3 JRN 1200 Beginning Editing ................................................... . 3 JRN 2600 Introduc t ion to Photojournalism ..................... .... ......... ...... 3 JRN 3600 Photojournal i sm I ................................ . ................... 3 JRN 3982 Cooperat ive E d ucation: Pho tojo u rnalism ................................. 3 JRN 4500 Ethical and Legal I ssues in j ournalism .......... ............. , ............ 3 Total. . ......... . ..................... . ........................................... 21 Public Relations Minor COURSES JRN 1010 JRN 1110 }RN 1200 }RN 2700 JRN 3700 JRN 3983 ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS In troductio n to jo u rnalism and Mass Media .............................. 3 Med i a W r iting ....................... ..... . ............. ............. 3 Beginning Editing ............ . .......................... , ............ 3 Fundamentals of Public Relations ....................................... 3 Public Rel ations Writing ............................................. . . 3 Cooperative Education: Pub lic Relations ................................. 3 (JRN 3983 may be taken more than once with permission of the department c h air) JRN 4500 Et hi cal a n d L egal I ssues in J o urn alism .................................... 3 JRN 4700 Public R e l atio n s S t rategic P l a nn ing ..... ................... , . ............ 3 Total. ......................................... . .... . ..... . ...... . ................ 24 DIGITA L MEDIA M INOR , SEE PAGES 131 AN D 233 O F T HIS CATALOG. LAND USE PROGRAM Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences The land u se major is a 65 hour extended major th at combines ge n eral pla n n i ng courses with a foc u se d area of study (concentrat io n ), includin g env ironment and resources, geographi c i n for m a ti o n sys t e m s, geo l ogy, o r urban l and u se p l anning, l inked b y th e vi t al thr ea d o f l a n d u se m a nagemen t. Students w ill

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 r eceive a bac h e lor of science degr ee except whe n th ei r concentration is urban land u se planning in which case the student will rece ive a bachelor of art s degree . The major equips students with a dynamic foundation for understanding iss u es and solving problems that confront the commu nity and environ ment, making them highly competitive in the job market. The program is broad in scope and can be applied to a number of career objective s and graduate school programs. Opportunities exist in such areas as cartography, environment and r esource ma n age m ent , e n viro n me n ta l science, geographic infor mation syste m s, geology, minin g and mineral resources, planning, population anal ysis, recreational land use , remot e sensing, reside n tial and industrial development, transportation, and a variety of other interrelated fiel ds. Because the land use degree is an extended major, i t does not require a minor. Eac h student mus t hav e a department advisor and consult with his/her advisor regarding cours e work to a void prerequisite problems . The four concentration areas have a common 16-hour required core: REQUIRED CORE .................................................... SEMESTER HOURS GEG 1220 Map Use ............................................................ 2 GEG 1610 Introduction to Planning .............................................. I GEL 1010 General Geo l ogy ............................................... . ..... 4 GEG 4950 Internship in Land Use OrGEL 4950 I nternship in Geology ................. ................................ 2 GI 2250 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems .......................... 3 MTH 1210 Introduction to Statistics ....................................... ........ 4 Required Core Total ........................... •.............•....... .....•....... . . 16 Land Use Major for Bachelor of Science Environment and Resources Concentration REQUTRED COURSES ........... . . . ............ ....................... SEMESTER HOURS Required Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 CET 3320 Environmental I mpact Statemen t s .................................. . .... 3 ENV 1200 Introduction t o Environmental Science .................................. 3 ENV 1400 World Resources ......................... ............ . ........ ....... 3 ENV 3400 Water Resources . ......................... ..... ....................... 3 ENV 4000 Envi ronmental Geo l ogy ............................................... 3 ENV 40 I 0 Environmental Hazards and Planning .................................... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning . ................. ................... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planni n g ..................................................... 2 ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenges (Senior Experience) -or-ENV 4970 GEL 3150 GEL 3420 Environmental Field Studies (Senior Experience) .... . . .................... 3 Hyd r ogeology ........................................................ 3 Soil Resources .......................... . ... ... ....................... 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Reso urces .......................................... 4 Subtotal . .................................................. . ............. . . . ...... 37 Electives ( Select a minimum of 12 credit hours ) COM 3670 Writing for the Environmental I ndustry .......... . ....................... 3 ECO 3450 Environmental Economics ............................................. 3 ENV 441 0 Water Law ....................•••...... ..... .••.............•........ 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands ....................................... ......... . ........... 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ........................................ 3 GEL 3540 Advanced Geo l ogic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ......... 2 GEL 4150 Hydrology . . . ....................................................... . 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensing (recommended) ...... ..... . . . . . .... ......... . ........ . . 3

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158 SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems ............................... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to Natural Resources Management ( recommended ) 3 Subtotal . ......................................................................... 12 Total for major ...........................•.........••.........•••................. 65 Geology Concentration REQUIRED COURSES .............................. •. ........ ..•...... SEMESTER HOURS Required Core .......................... . . ....................................... 16 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ................ . .............................. 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning .................................... 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies (Senior Experience) .......................... 3 GEL 1030 Historical Geology ....... . ............................................ 4 GEL 3050 Mineralogy and Petrology .................. ............................ 4 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structure ............................................. 4 GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology ............................................. 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ............. ............. .............................. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources ........................................................ 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources . ......................................... 4 GEL 4150 Hydrology ........................................................... 3 G I S 4860 Applicat i o n s of ARC/INFO to Natural Resources Management ............... 3 Subtotal. .................. ....................................................... 42 E lectives (Sel ect a minimum of 7 credit hours ) ENV 1400 World Resources .... . . . . ................. ............................ 3 ENV 3400 ENV 3540 GEG 1240 Water Resources ...................................................... 3 Advanced Geologic and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ......... 2 Landforms of the U . S ................................................. . 3 GEL 1020 Geology of Colorado .................................................. 3 GEL I ISO Oceanography ...................................................... . 3 GEL 3510 Advanced Geology of Red Rocks Park and Vicinity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 GEL 3520 Advanced Garden of the Gods-Front Range Geology ....................... 2 GEL 3530 Advanced Geology of the Co l orado Plateau . . . ........................... . 2 GEL 3550 Advanced Geology of the Great Sand Dunes National Monument ............ 2 GEL 3560 Advanced Canoe in g the Canyon Country . ................................ 2 GEL 3570 Advanced Geo l ogy of the F latt ops Volcanic Wilderness Area ................. 2 GEL 3580 Advanced Geo l ogy of the Wheeler Geologic Area .......................... 2 GEL 390X Advanced Topics in Geology ........................................... 1-3 GIS 1710 Terrestrial Navigation ................................................. 2 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems ( recommended ) ................ 3 Subtotal . ..................................................... . ............. ...... .7 Total for major .............•.........••....................•••........•........... 65 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Concentration REQUIRED COURSES ............................... ... .............. . SEMESTER HOURS Required Core ..................................... . . ............................ 16 C I S 1010 I ntroduction to Computers -or-css 1010 I ntroduction to Computers ............................................ 3 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ........................................ 3 GIS 1710 Terrestrial Navigation ................................ . ....... ......... 2 GIS 3210 Intr oduction to Cartography ........... . . ..... ..............•.......... 4 GIS 3250 Computer Cartography ................... ............................. 3 G I S 4840 Remote Sensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 G I S 4850 Advanced Geographic Information Systems ....................•.......... 3 G I S 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO to Natural Resources Management ............... 3 GIS 4870 Spat ial Databases Design , Impl ementation, a nd Management ................ 3

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SCHOOL OF LETIERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 15 GIS 4890 Advanced GIS Laboratory (Sen ior Experience ) ............................ 3 Total required concentration ......................................................... 30 Because GIS is an application tool, students are required to specialize in an area of interest. One of the following interest areas must be se lected or one may be designed and approved by a department advi sor. Select a minimum of 19 credit hours from one of the following areas, re sulting in a major total of 65 hours. Note: other suggestio n s include the courses comprising minors in Computer Science (School of Letters, Arts and Sciences); Computer Information Systems, General Business, International Business, Marketing (Schoo l of Bu siness), and Criminal Justice and Criminology (Sc hool of Professional Studies). Areas of Interest Environment COURSES ............................................ . . ......... SEMESTER HOURS ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmental Sci e nce .................................. 3 ENV 3540 Advanced Geo l og i c and Environmental Hazards-Denver and Vicinity ......... 2 ENV 4000 Environmental Geo l ogy ( required) ...................................... 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning ................................ .... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy and Planning ........................... .......... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning ..................................................... 2 ENV 4960 Global Environmental Challenges ....................................... 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies ............................................ 3 GEG 4XXX Advanced Seminars, Topics, or Workshops in Geog raphy ...... ............. 1-3 GEL 3150 H ydrogeo logy .... ........................................... . ........ 3 GEL 4150 Hydrology ........................................................... 3 Subtotal. ............................•............................. ... ............ 19 Meteorology COURSES .............................. ...................... ... SEMESTER HOURS MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Science ( required ) ........................... 4 MTR 2410 Weather Observing Systems ............................................ 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollution ...................................... . . . ................ 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology ( required) ........................................ 4 MTR 3420 Radar and Satellite Meteorology ........ ................................ 3 MTR 3500 Hazardous Weather ................................................. . . 3 MTR 4210 Forecasting Laboratory I ............................................... 2 MTR 4440 Climatology ......................................................... 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeoro l ogy .................................................... 3 Subtotal. ......................................................................... 19 Planning COURSES .......................... ... ... ............... ........ SEMESTER HOURS ENV 1200 Introduction to Environmental Science .................................. 3 ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ............................. .................. 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning .................................... 3 ENV 4200 Environmental Policy a nd Planning ..................................... 3 ENV 4430 Habitat Planning ..................................................... 2 GEG 3610 Principles of Land Use Planning ........................................ 3 GEG 3630 Transportation Planning and Land Use ............ . ....... ............... 3 GEG 4610 Urban and Regional Planning ... .... ................................... 3 GEG 4620 Residential Land Use Patterns ....... . ............ ....................... 3 GEG 4640 Recreational Land Use Patterns ......................................... 3 GEG 4X:XX Advanced Seminars, Topics or Workshops in Geog raphy ................... 1-3 Subtotal .......................................................................... 19

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160 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES R esourc e s COURSES ENV 1400 ENV 3400 ENV 3620 ENV 4960 GEL 3150 GEL 3420 ......... ........ ..................•.......... ......... SEMESTER HOURS World Resources . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Water Resources ......................••.........•..........•......... 3 Population, Resources , and Land U s e ........................ ............ 3 Global Environmental C h allenges .......•..........•..........••........ 3 H ydrogeo l ogy . . . .................. . . . . .... ......... . . ................ 3 Soil Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Reso ur ces .... . . ...... . ....................... . . . ... 4 GEL 4150 H y drology .................... . . .... ........... ...................... 3 Subtotal .................... .................... . . ... ....... . . . . ........ .......... 19 Major Total ............ . .... . ......•.... .......... ... ....•..... ................... 65 Land Us e Majo r for Bache l o r o f Art s Urban land Use Planning Concentration REQUIRED COU RSES ......... ........................... ............. SEMESTER H OURS R equired Core .......... ......................................... . ............... 16 ENV 1200 Introduction t o Environmenta l Science ... . .......................... .... 3 ENV 3620 Population, Resour ces, an d Land Use ....... . ......•..........•.......... 3 ENV 4200 ENV 4430 ENV 4960 GEG 1300 GEG 2300 GEG 3360 GEG 3600 GEG 3610 GEG 3630 GEG 4610 GEG 4620 Environ mental Policy an d P l a nning . ... ... .............................. 3 H abitat Plannin g ................... . . .....................•.......... 2 Global Environmental Cha llenges (Se nior Experience ) ...................... 3 Introduction to Human Geograph y . . ...... .... . . ............•........... 3 Geographic Analysi s of Social Issues ....... . .......•....... . ............. 3 Geography of Economic Activity ........... . .................•.......... 3 Urban Geography . ..................•.. .... .......................... 3 Principles of Land Use Pla nn ing ........................ . . . . .... . .... ... 3 Transpor t a t ion Plan ning and Land Use .............•.... . . ............... 3 U r ba n and Region a l Plann in g ............ . . . .......... ................. 3 R eside n tia l Land Use Patterns ...........•.........••.........••...... . . . 3 GEG 4640 R ecrea ti o nal Land Use Patterns ......................................... 3 G I S 4860 Applications of ARC/INFO t o Natural Reso ur ces Management ....••......... 3 Subtotal ...................................................................... ... .44 Electives ( Select a minimum of 5 credit hours) COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ........................ .•.... . ................ 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazard s and Planning .... . ............................... 3 ENV 4420 Wetlands ............... .......... . . . ..........•..........•.......... 3 GEG 3300 Land Use, C ulture and Conflict ( Multicultural ) ........... . ................ 3 GEG 3920 Direc t ed Study in Land Use ............ . . . .......•..........••......... 3 GEG 4710 LegalAspectsofLandUse .............................................. 3 GEG 488X Advanced Workshop s in Geograp h y ...... . . ........... ... .............. 1 -3 GEG 490X Advanced Topics o r Seminars in Geograp hy . ................. ............ 1 -3 Subtotal .......................................... .... . . .......................... . 5 Total for major . . . . . . . . ............ . ....... ........ . ... ............................ 65 Geography Minor REQUIRED CORE ............................... . . . .........• ........ SEMESTER HOURS GEG 1120 O ri entee r ing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 GEG 1220 Map Use .......•. .......••.........••.........•..........••.. . ...... 2

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES 16 GEG 1300 I ntr oduc tion to Hum an Geog r aphy ...... . ............................... 3 MTR 1400 Weather an d C l imate ....................•............................. 3 Subtota l ........................................................................... 9 Structured Elective s A minimum of 13 additio n al e l e c t ive h o u rs are require d , including a minimum o f six hours of upper division credit that mus t be selected in consultation with a d epartment adv i s o r to a void pre r e quisite problems . These electives m u s t b e se l ec ted fro m th e followi ng five g roups, a n d a t leas t one course m u s t b e se le c t e d fr o m e ac h group to sa ti sfy this requir e m ent. Phy s ical COURSES GEG 1100 GEG 1240 .............................. . . . ................. . . . . . SEMESTER HOURS In tr oductio n to Physical Geog r a ph y ..................................... 3 Landforms of th e U . S ......................................... ......... 3 GEL 1 010 Ge n e ral Geo l ogy ............................... ............... . . ..... 4 Res ources and Environment COURSES .................. .............................. ....... SEMESTER HOURS ENV I200 Introductio n to Environmental Science .................................. 3 ENV 1400 World Reso u rc e s . ......... .. ... . . ........... . . . . ........ . ............ 3 ENV 3400 Water Resources ............................................ .......... 3 ENV 4000 Environme ntal Geo l ogy ......... ...................................... 3 GEL 342 0 Soil Resources .................. ...................................... 4 GEL 34 4 0 E n ergy an d M in e r a l R eso u rces .................................... ...... 4 Spatial Analysis and Planning COURSES ........... ...... ......... .................. . .......... SEMESTER HOURS ENV 3620 Population, Reso u rces, and Land Use . . .................................. 3 ENV 4 010 E n v i ronme nt a l H aza r ds and Pl a nnin g ........... . .............. . ......... 3 ENV 4200 Environme ntal P o licy and Planni n g ..................................... 3 ENV 4 4 3 0 H a b i t at P la n n in g . . . .......................... . ....................... 2 GEG 2300 Geographic An alysis of Social Issu es ..........•.......................... 3 GEG 3600 Urban Geograp h y ................................................... . 3 GEG 3610 Prin cip les o f Land Use P l a n n in g . . . . . .......... . . . ...................... 3 GEG 3630 T r ansportatio n P lanning and Lan d Use . .................................. 3 GEG 4610 Urban an d Regio n a l P l a n ning ...... ................................ . ... 3 GEG 4620 Resid ential Land Use Patterns .. .......................... .............. . 3 GEG 4640 Recr eational Lan d Use Patterns ....... .................................. 3 GEG 471 0 Legal Aspects o f Land Use ...... ................ .... .................... 3 GEG 4XXX Advance d Geo gr aphy Seminars, Top ics or Works h o p s ..................... 1-3 GIS 2250 Int roduc t io n to Geographic Info r m a t ion Syst ems .............. ............ 3 GIS 4850 Advance d G e o g rap hi c I nforma t io n Syst e m s ............................... 3 GIS 486 0 App lications o f ARC/INFO to Natural R esourc e s Ma n ag em en t ...... ......... 3 Regional Geograph y COURSES .......... .... ... ...................................... SEMESTER HOURS GEG 1000 World Regional Geography ................................ . ............ 3 GEG 20 20 Geograp h y of C ol o rad o ..... ........................................ ... 3 GEG 3000 Historical Geography of the U.S ......................................... 3 GEG 352 0 Regi onal Geog r aphy: Var iab l e Topics ................. ................... 2-3 GEL 1020 Geology of Co l orado .................................................. 3 Field-Lecture Course COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS Eith e r a g eo g r aphy or geology field -lecture course . ...... . ....... . .................... . . 1-2 E lective s ubt o tal ............... . . ..................•.•. ...........•...... . . . .... 13-16 Geography Minor Total ........... .............. . .......................... ....... 22-25

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162 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Geology Minor REQUIRED CORE ... ..........................................•...... SEMESTER HOURS GEL 1010 Gene ral Geology . . ........................................... . ....... 4 GEL 1030 Historical Geology .................................................... 4 GEL 3050 Mineralogy and Petrology ................. . .... ........................ 4 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structure ............................................. 4 Subtotal ......................................................•.................. . 16 Electives A minimum of eight additional hour s of upper division credit must be se lected from the following list in consultation with a department advisor to avoid prerequi s ite problems. A maximum of four credi t hours of the minor may be selected from the upper-di v i sion field-lecture courses. COURSES ................................................ ..... .. SEMESTER HOURS ENV 4000 Environmental Geology ............................................... 3 ENV 4010 Environmental Hazards and Planning . ................. ................. . 3 ENV 4970 Environmental Field Studies ........................... ............... .. 3 GEL 3120 Advanced Geomorphology ............. . ............................... 4 GEL 3150 Hydrogeology ................ . ......... .............................. 3 GEL 3420 Soil Resources .......... . ............................................. 4 GEL 3440 Energy and Mineral Resources ....... ................................... 4 GEL 35XX Various Advanced Geo logy Field-Lecture courses ( a limit of four hours of fieldl ecture co urses can be counted toward the minor ) .......... ........ . . 1-2 GEL 390X Advanced Topics in Geology ........................................... I -3 GEL 4150 Hydrology ..................................... ....... ............... 3 Subtotal .................................. . ..•....................••............... 8 Geology Minor total ............... ..... .... . ...... .... ............... ............. . 24 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Students must compl e te each course in a certificate program with a grade of"C" or better. The courses cannot be taken pass/fail. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) The certificate of completion in Geographic Information Systems will provide students and worki n g professionals with the theoreti cal knowledge and technical and application skills n eeded to successfully use Geographic Information Systems ( GIS) , remote sensi ng , Global Positioning Systems ( GPS), and cartography to determine solutions to probl ems in the management, con ervation, and improvement of natural and man-made environments. in any field related to natural resource s, and for many fields related to the administration of man-made envi r onments, education and training in GIS h ave gone from being specia li zed skills to being de facto requirements. T hi s certi fica t e is designed for profes sio nals w h o work in those fields, for professionals w h o analyze human an d socio-economic data, and for degree-seeking students interested i n anthropol ogy, archaeology , biology, business , civil engineering technol ogy, criminal j u stice, ecology, economics, environm ental science, geography, geology, health sciences, l a nd use planning, and soc ial sciences , as we ll as oth er prog r ams . Admissions Requirements: 1. There are no specia l admission requirements for student s seeking GIS ce rti fication. 2. All students must take the prerequisite co u rses o r provide evidence of equivalent training and receive an officia l waiver. T h e courses that have prerequis it es are G I S 2250 and GIS 4840. GIS 4850 and GIS 4890 require upper-divis i o n standing or senior standing. All courses ca n be taken b y permission of instru ctor (the officia l wa i ver) .

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SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 16 Completion Require m ents: All students seeking GIS certification must mai ntain a 3.0 or above i n the certificate program because GIS technology a n d its applicat i ons require a high deg ree of discipline and commitment. REQUIRED COURSES ...... ...... ... ............ ...................... SEMESTE R HOURS GIS I 710 Terrestrial Navigation ................................................. 2 GIS 2250 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems .......................... 3 GIS 3250 Compute r Car tography ................................................ 3 GIS 4840 Remote Sensing ...................................................... 3 GIS 4850 Advanced Geographic Informa t ion Systems ............................... 3 GIS 4860 Applications of ARC/I FO to Natural Resources Management. .............. 3 GIS 4870 Spatial Databases Design, Implementation , and Management ................ 3 GIS 4890 Advanced GIS Laborator y .............................................. 3 Total credits for certificate .............................. . ............................. 23 Geotechnology Systems (GTS) T h e Geotec hnol ogy Systems Ce r tificate (G TS ) will provide students and industry personnel with the necessar y theoretical knowledge and technical and application skills needed to apply geologic computer software and cartography to support geo l ogists i n t h eir decision -making processes. Further, this cer tificate is desig n ed for industry personnel who work with the management and exp l o i tation of natural resources , s u c h as petroleum a nd water resources, as well as for deg r ee-seeking students intere s ted in environmental science, geology, land use planning , and related fields. I ncreasing oper ating costs and dec r easing budgets for h iring professional geologists, geophysicists, and petroleum engineers has produced a demand for mid level perso ns trained in petrol e u m technology. Using the latest computer methods, the se geotechnicians or " geotechs" typically perform data sear ches, gen erate maps a n d cross sectio ns, gather and organize well data, and perform numerous other tasks i n support of exp loration and deve lopment efforts. B y some estima t es, the combination of a geologist with a geotec h nician will result in a synergy that produces more than twice the output of either working alone . The result is a significant i n crease in productivity. Admissions Requirements : I. There are no special admission requirements for students seeki n g GTS certificatio n . 2. All stude nt s must take the p r erequ i site courses or provide evide nce to the instruc tor that they have equivale n t t r aining before th ey can enroll in certificate courses. Some courses in the certificate are prerequisites to other courses in the certificate. Prerequisite courses that are not listed as courses requ i re d f o r the certificate a re: GEL 1010-4, General Geology; C I S/CSS 1010-3, Introduction to Com puters; GEG 1220-2, Map Use; and GIS 2250-3, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. Completion Requirements: All s tu dents see kin g GTS certific ation m ust main ta i n a 3.0 or above in t h e certificate p r ogram. Geotec h nology and its applications req ui re a high degree of discipline and commitment. The courses required for the certificate are very chal l e n ging with regard t o the theoretical and practical subjects. They require a s i gnificant a mount of time devoted to hands -o n and labor ato ry exercises. Students s u ccessfully com ple t i n g this certi ficate can take prid e i n their acco m plis h ment. REQUIRED COURSES .................................•...•...•....... SEMES TER HOURS GEL 1030 Hist orical Geology .................................................... 4 GEL 2700 Introduction t o Petroleum Techno l ogy ......... ......................... . 3 GEL 2710 Computer Applications in Earth Sciences ................................. 3 GEL 3060 Stratigraphy and Structure .......................... ................... 4 GEL 3700 Integrated Geotechnology . ............................................. 3 GEL 3710 Earth Sciences Data Management ....................................... 3

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164 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES GEL 4700 Sub s urface Geology ...... ............................. ... ..... . . . . . ... 3 GIS 3250 Computer Cartogr aphy .................... . . . ........ ......... ........ 3 T otal C r edits ......... . . . . .... ............. ... . . ..... ........... . . .... ..... . . . . . . . . 2 6 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 s cience. The department offers both a math e matics and computer scien c e minor , both of which complement such majors as engineer ing technology, the other sciences, and e conomics. In addition , the min o r program in computer science complement s the mathematics major . See Computer Science on page 1 2 9 of this Catalog. ln addition to the gener a l mathematics major , the department offer s a mathematics major in five con c entrations encompassing a variety of s ignificant mathematical ideas. The s e conc e ntrations give the stu dent background for graduate school in theoretical mathematics , as well as background for both gradu ate school and employment i n mathema tically related fields including applied mathematics , scientific computing, probability and statistics, and mathematics ed u cation. The degree program in computer science adhere s to nationally recognized s tandards and provides students with a more technical alterna tive to the m a thematics concentration in computer science. All students who are considering a major or minor in mathematics or computer science are expected to con s ult with faculty for advising . All course and test score p r erequisites for 10 0 0 leve l MTH courses m ust be five or fewer years old. Major in Mathematics for Bachelor o f Arts or Bachelor o f Science The Department of Mathematical and Computer Science s offers cour s e work l eading to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree. The s tudent may c hoose either degree. A degree in mathematics is useful in a v a riety of professional field s including, among many others , business, economics, computer science , government , education, technology, and science . Students are invited to con s ult with the department concerning career options . All majors in mathematics are required to complete the following ba sic c ore of cour ses ( with a required minimum grade of"C " in each of thes e courses). The department s trongl y recommend s that students intere s ted in the applied mathemati c s conc entration take sections of calculus u s ing M athe matica. BASIC MATHEMATIC S CORE .......................................... SEMESTER HOURS MTH 1410* C alculus I. ............................ .... . ................... ........ 4 MTH 2410* Calculus II ...... . ......... . . ............. ... .......................... 4 MTH 2420** Calculus III . . ...... ............... .• . .... . .... ........... ... ........ . 4 MTH 3100 Introduction to Mathem atica l Proofs . . . .................. . . ..... ..... . . .... 3 Total ....... . .......... .... ....................... ... ............................ . 15 *Some sections of this cours e have a M athe mati c a c ompo n ent. **All section s of this course hav e a Mat h ematica component . For mathematics majors , except those i n mathematic s e ducation , there i s a one -hour project-oriented cour s e at the senior l evel that synthesi z e s the material in the major. Each major i s al so required to take a Senior Experience course and to complete a minor. The following mathematics co urses have been approved a s Senior Experience cour ses: MTH 4210, MTH 4410, MTH 4480, and MTH 4640 . The course MTH 3240 does not count toward a mathematics major or a mathematics minor.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 16 The student may choose to compl e t e a mathematics major i n o ne of the following concentrations: General Applied Mathematics Computer Science Mathematics Education Probab ility and Statistics Theoretical Mathematics The requ ire ments for each are as follows: General Concentration The general concentration in math e matics i s designed t o meet the need s of stu dents wit h diverse math ematical i nteres ts or background , s inc e it allows considerable flexi b ilit y among upper divi s ion co urse choices. A g rade of"C" or better is requir ed in eac h course included in the m ajor. REQUIRED COURSES .............................. ................... SEMESTER HOURS Basic Co r e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IS One of the followin g three courses: CS 1050 Computer Science I ....................... . ................. .......... 4 CSS 1247 Introduction t o Programming: Visual Basic ............................... 4 MTH 1 510 Co m pute r Progr a mming : FORTRAN ... ................................. 4 MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior Semina r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Subtotal ..................................... ........................... .......... 20 A minimum of 22 credit hour s c h osen from MTH 2I40', or any upp er division mathemat ics cou rses with the exception of MTH 3240. The 22 credit hours must include at least 20 upper -divi sio n hours, at least seven hour s of 4000-level courses in mathema tics, includin g at least one Senior Experience course in mathematics, a nd one of the following seq uences: MTH 3110 and MTH 3140" OR MTH 3I 10 and MTH 4110 OR MTH 3210 and MTH 3220 OR MTH 3420 and MTH 3440 OR MTH 42IO an d MTH 4220 OR MTH 4410 an d MTH 4420 OR MTH 4480 a nd MTH 4490 StJbtota l ...... .................................... .. ........ . . . ............ . . . . . . . 22 Total ...... . .................................................. .......... . . . . •..... 42 "Only one of the three courses MTH 2140, MTH 3 1 30 , and MTH 3140 can be counted. Applied Mathematics Concentration The co ncentration in applied mathematics is designed to me et the need s of the scie nt ific, technical, and computerba se d economy and to prepa r e the student for g r ad uate study. T he d epartment has made every effort to h ave s tate -ofthe -art technologies a n d practic es a vailab l e for student u se and strongly recommend s that students interested in this conce ntrati o n take sections of calculus using Mathematica. A grade of"C" or bett e r is required in ea ch course i nclud ed in t he major . REQUIRED COURSES ...................... . ................... . ..... SEMESTER HOUR S Basic Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IS MTH 1 510 Compu ter Programming: FORTRAN .................................... 4 MT H 3140 Linear Algebra• ...................................................... 4 MTH 3210 P r obab ility a nd Statistics ...................................... . ....... . 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equ ations ............... . . . . . .............. ............... 4 MTH 3440 P artial Differential Equations ........................................... 4 MTH 4480 Numerical Analysis I .................................................. 4 MTH 4490 Nume rical Analysis II ................ ................... .............. 4 MTH 4590 Applied Mathematics Senior Semi nar ... ................................. I Total .................................................................... . . ....... 44 "MTH 3130 ar1d one of the following (MTH 3110 or MTH 3650 o r MTH 4110 or MTH 4150 or MTH 4410or MTH 4660) may substitute for MTH 3140. It is r ecommended that studen t s tak e one or more of the following courses in addition to th e require ments: MTH 3220 , MTH 3250, MTH 3470, MTH 4 210, MTH 4410, MTH 4420 , and MTH 4450 .

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166 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Computer Science Concentration This co ncentration with its required minor is designed for the student who wants to combine applie< mathematics or statistics with computer science . The req u ired computer scie n ce minor includes the con courses for the computer scie n ce m ajor. A g r ade of" C " or b etter is required i n each course included ir th e major and in the required computer sc ie nce minor. REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS Co r e ........ ...... . . . . ............. . . .......... ........................ 15 MTH 3140 Linea r Algebra • ......................................... ............. 4 MTH 3210 Probability an d Statisti c s . . ....... ... . ........... . . . . ... ............... . 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equations ............................................ ..... 4 MTH 4480 Numerical Analysi s I ....... ...... . . . ........ . . . ..... . . ................ 4 Subtotal . . ........................... ...... .... •. . . .......••.........•.......... . . 16 Two of the following courses: MTH 3220 Design of Experiment s . . .............. .....................•...... . . . . 4 MTH 3440 Partial D ifferential E quations .... . .......... . . . .... . . . . . . ............... 4 MTH 4210 Prob ability T he ory ... . . . . ...... . . . .................................. . . 4 MTH 4220 Stoc hastic Processes . . . . .... . . ........ ......................... . . ...... 4 MTH 4490 N um erical Analysis II ..... .. ....................... ... . . ........... . . . 4 Subtotal ................... . ......... . . .... . ....... ....... . . .... ............. ...... 8 One of the following courses: MTH 4290 Seni o r Stat i s tic s Project. . ............ . ............... . ... ............. . M T H 4390 Mathematics Senior Seminar ....................... .... . .............. . MTH 4590 Applied Mathematics Senior Seminar .................. .... . . .... . ...... . Subtotal. ............ . . ..... ......... . . ............ . ......... ........... ... ....... . 1 Total ......... .............. ....... . . . ............ . . . . . . . . . ...... . .... . . ......... .40 • MTH 3130 and one of the followin g ( MTH 3110 o r MTH 3650 or MTH 4110 or MTH 4150 or MTH 4410 or MTH 4660) may substitut e for MTH 3140. Computer Science Minor ( Requ ired for the Computer Science Concentration ) REQUIRED COURSES• ......................... . ............. . . .... . . . SEMESTER HOURS CS 1050 Co mputer Science I . ................................. . . ............. . . 4 CS 2050 Co mputer Sci ence 2 .................................................. . 4 CS 3050 Com puter Science 3 . . ........... ..... . . .... .... . .... . . ................ 4 CS 3210 Pr i n ciples of Pr ogramming Languages .......... . ..... ...... ........ ... .. 4 CS 3240 Introduction to the Theory of Computation .. ... . . . ...... ................ 2 CS 4050 Algor ithms and Algorithm Analy sis . .................. . .............. .... 4 CS 4250 Software E ng ineering Princip les ................ ............... . .... .... . 4 Total Hours Required for Minor . . ....... .................. ...... . . . . .... ............. . 26 •No te: R equired courses are pendin g approval. Mathematics Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304. Probability and Statistics Concentration The co n centration in probability and s tatis ti cs s tresses the applicat ion of the principles and methods of statistics and prob a bili ty in the biological , physical , and s oc ial science s and engineering. This conce n tration a l so prepares the student for graduat e study . A grade of" C " or better i s required in aiJ courses include d in the major. REQUIRED COURSES ............ .............. ... .................... SEMESTER HOURS Basic C ore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IS MTH 1510 Comp uter Programming: FOR TRAN ... . .... . . ............... . . . .... .... 4 MTH 2 140 Computa tional Matrix Algebra • ........ ................................ 2 MTH 3210 Prob a bili ty and Statistics ......................... . . . ................... 4

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' SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 16 MTH 3220 Design of Exp e r iments ........................... . ...... .............. 4 MTH 3250 Optimizatio n Techniques I ..... ....................................... . 4 MTH 4210 Probability T h eory ................. .................... ............... 4 Subtotal ................. . ........................................................ 22 One of t h e following two co urses: MTH 4220 Stochastic Processes ......................... ....................... . . . 4 MTH 423 0 Applied an d Co m p u tational Statistics .......... .......................... 4 Subtotal ..........................................................•................ 4 MTH 4290 Senior Statis tics Project. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Total. ............ .............................. ......... . ................ ....... .42 * MTH 3130or MTH 3140 maybe substituted for MTH 2140. Theoretical Mathematics Concentration T h e conce n t r ation in theor etica l m a thematics prep a r es th e st u dent f o r further speci alized st u dy a t th e graduate level as well as being a daptable to positio n s in business, i ndustry, and gove rnment. A grade of " C " or better i s req u ired in all courses incl u ded i n th e major. REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS Core ................. . ....... ................... ........ . .............. 15 MTH 2530 I ntroduction t o Mat hematica . ................ . ......................... 2 MTH 3110 Abstract Algeb r a I . . .................................................. 3 MTH 3140* Linear Algeb r a ........................................... . ........... 4 MTH 4390 Mathematics Senior Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 MTH 4410 Advanced Calculus I ...................... ........................ .... 4 MTH 4420 Advanced Calculus II. .............................. . .................. 3 A minim u m of 7 credit hours chosen from any u pper-division mathematics courses .... ...... 7 Total. ............................................................................ 39 *MT H 3130 and one of the following ( MTH 3650 or MTH 4JJO or MTH 4150 o r MTH 4660) may substitute for MTH 3140. Minor in Mathematics* REQUIRED CORE ........ ......... ..... .................... . . ........ SEMESTER HOURS MTH 14IO Calcu lus I ..... o •••••••••••• o. o ••••••••••• o. o •••••••• • • ••••• o •• o •••• • 4 MTH 24 I O Calculus II . ................ o •••••••••••••• o •••••••••••• o ••••••••••• • 4 One of t h e following courses: MTH 3100 Introduction to Mathematical P r oofs . . ...................• 0 ••••••••••••• 3 CS I 050 Computer Sci e nce 1. ....................... 0 •••••••• 0 0 0. 0 0 • ••••••••••• 4 CSS I247 Introdu c tion to Progr amming: V i sual Basic ... 0 ••••••••••••• •••••••••••• • • 4 MTH I 5 1 0 Comp u te r Pro g r amming: FORTRAN ........ o o • •••••••••• • 0 ••• ••••••••• • 4 S ubtotal. ..................................................................... . ll-12 Electives A minimum of I 0 hours a t l east 7 of which mus t b e u ppe r divi sion. The ten hours mus t be chosen from the set of all 2000, 3000, or 4000 l evel math classes, with the exceptions of MTH 2530 and MTH 3240. Electives ................ 0 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • I 0 Total. . . . . . . . ... 0 ••• ••••••••••• ••••••••• •••• • •••• • ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 21-22 *Note: Only one ofthreecourses, MTH 2140, MTH 3130, or MTH 3140 can be counted. A majo r that requires a minor in mathematics can spe cify th e courses fo r such a minor, and the total h ou r s required may exceed th e 21-22 hour Iota/listed above. Please consult the listings included with those majors.

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168 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES METEOROLOGY PROGRAM Department of Earth and A t mospheric Sciences Meteo rolo gy is the science of the atmosphere. Meteorologists are employed in operational meteorology, meteorologica l research, applied meteoro l ogy , and the media . Meteorologists study g l obal weathe r and climate, and investigate the influence that human beings exert on ear th 's climate. The Meteorol ogy Computer Laboratory provides access to r ea l-time weather data and anal ysis software supported by the UNIDATA Program. The bachelor of sc i ence degree conforms to the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Serv i ce recommendations for an undergradu ate meteorology degree. A mathematics minor is a requirement of the meteorology major. Students should contact a meteorol ogy faculty member to disc uss degree programs, career opportunities, and graduate school options. Contact the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department for additional information. Meteorology Major for Bachelor of Science REQUIRED COURSES .............. ................................... SEMESTER HOURS MTR 2400 Introduction of Atmospheric Science .................................... 4 MTR 2410 Weather Observing System s . .... ..................... . . . ............... 3 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology ............................................. .... 4 MTR 3410 Weather Analysis Techniques . .......................... . ............... 2 MTR 3430 Atmospheric Thermodynamics .................. ......... . .......... ... 3 MTR 3440 Physical Meteorology ........................................ .......... 3 MTR 3450 Dynamic Meteorology .............................. ............... .... 3 MTR 4400 Advanced Synoptic Meteorology .......... . ............................. 3 MTR 4440 Climatology .............. . . ............................ .... ......... 3 MTR 4500 Mesometeorology .................................................... 3 MTR 4600 Senior Research Seminar. .............................................. 3 Elective Meteorology Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Subtotal . .......... . ................ . ............ . . ........ . ...................... 42 Required Mathematics Minor: MTH 1410 Calculus l ........................................... . ............. . . 4 MTH 1510 Computer Programming : FORTRAN -orCS 1050 Computer Science I. ............................... .......... ......... 4 MTH 2410 Calculus II ............. . .......... ..... ............................. 4 MTH 2420 Calcu lus III ............................ .............................. 4 MTH 3210 Probability and Statistics ............................................... 4 MTH 3420 Differential Equations . ....... . .........................•.... .......... 4 Subtotal ..................................... ...... ........................ ....... 24 Additional Course Requirements: • CHE 1800 General Chemistry l . . ..... . ................. . . ............ .... ....... 4 ENG 1010 F reshm an Composition: The Essay ..................... . ................ 3 ENG 1020 Freshman Compos it ion: Analys is, Researc h , and Documentation ............. 3 PHY 2311, 2321 General Physics I and Laboratory ..................................... 5 PHY 2331,2341 General Physics II and Laboratory ................................... . 5 Levell Commu nications .......................................... ................. . 3 Level II Arts and Letters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Level II Hi storical. ... ........................ ... ...... . ............................ 3 Level II Social Science . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Subtotal . . ....................•.................... . .............................. 38 Approved Electives . . . ............ . ................................................ 16 Total .. ......... . . . ................... . . .......... ... ............................ 120 *Students must consult a faculty advisor regarding General Stud ies requirements.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES 16 Minor in Meteorology REQUIRED COURSES ............................. ... ................. SEMESTER HOURS MTR 2400 Introduction to Atmospheric Scienc e .................................... 4 MTR 3400 Synoptic Meteorology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Approve d E l ectives s elected fro m courses below . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Total. .................................................. . . ........................ 20 Approv ed E l ectives• MTR 2410 Weather Observing Systems .......................................... .. 3 MTR 3100 Air Pollutio n . .................................................... . ... 3 MTR 3410 Weather Analysis Techniques .................... ....................... 2 MTR 3420 Radar and Sate llit e Meteo r ology ............................. . .......... 3 MTR 3500 Hazardous Weather ................................................... 3 MTR 3710 Meteorological Cooperative E du cat ion I. ................. ............... 3-6 MTR 4210 Forecasting Laborator y I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I MTR 4220 Forecasting Laborator y II ..................................... ........ . MTR 4230 Forecasting Laborator y III . ........................................... . MTR 4240 Forecasting Laborator y IV ......... . ............. . . . . . . ......... ...... . MTR 4440 Climatology ......................................................... 3 MTR 450 0 Mesometero logy ..................................... ................ 3 AES 3460 Weather and Aircrews•• ............................................... 3 Subtotal ............................................... . .......................... 12 *Some calculus-based courses are also available . .. This course is r equired for some aviation technology majors. For thi s course to count toward the meteorology minor, students must consult with an advisor in the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department. MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT The Modem Languages Depart ment offers a major program in modem languages wi th concentrations i n French, German, a n d Span i s h ; minor p r og r a m s in Fre n ch, German, and Spanis h ; and teacher educa tion programs in a variety of combinations. Courses in other foreig n l anguages and in occupational o r professiona l field s are offered in order to meet st ud ent a n d communi ty ne eds. In ad diti o n , the de p art ment admini s t ers severa l study ab road programs, as well as certificate programs in b asic French, Ger man, a nd S pani s h studies. Students are pla ced in courses at l evels appropriat e to their ability as indicated by the BYU placement exam. The above may not b e applicable i f stud ents h ave h a d no professiona l instruction in their c h osen foreign l anguage within the past two years. Students can a l so take a test if they feel that may have insufficien t pre p a r a t ion for the required level or a re not sure of th a t l evel. E l ementary courses do not app l y towa rd the m ajo r o r minor requirements. Students see king secondary cre dential s in Frenc h , Ger m an, o r Spa ni s h must satisfy the teacher ed uc a tion progr a m of MSCD in additio n to all of the m ajor requirements. They must also demonstrate s uf ficient mastery of the target language or languages through an appropriat e proficiency exam. Modern Languages Major for Bachelor of Arts T h e Bachelor of Arts in Mode rn L anguages degree may be compl e t ed by selecting eit her Option I or Option II. Stude n ts are advised into intermedi ate and advanced classes in eac h language on th e basis of individual background and need . A grade of"C" or better must be earned in each required course to ha ve that co urse count toward the Bachelor of Ar t s d egree in Mo d e rn L a n guages.

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170 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES Option I This Modern Languages major option re quires a minimum of 42 hours in one of the e following l an g uages: French , German, or Spanis h . St udents pursuing this option for the degree i n Modern Languag e need a minor. For the l a n guage emphas ized , e ith er French, German or Spanish, student s mus t comp e lte a m inimum of 27 hours of co urs ewo rk and th e three (3) credit hour Senior Exper i ence after the core curriculum. No more than 12 hour s may be taken at the 200 0 l evel. Option 1 : French Concentration Required lower division courses (12 hours): COURSES .................................................... SEMESTER HOURS PRE 2010 Intermediate French I ................................................. 3 PRE 2020 Interm e diat e French II ......................... . . ....... 0 0 0 • 0 0 • 0 ••• 0 • 0 3 PRE 2110 F r e n c h Reading and Conve rsation ............. 0 •••• 0 •• 0 •• 0 0 •••••• 0 • • 0 ••• 3 PRE 3010 Intr oduction to Advance d French Studies ..... 0 0 ••••••••••••• 0 •••••••••••• 3 Minimum Total .. 0. 0 0 •• 0 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 • ••••••••• 0 0 • •••• 12 T h e remain ing 30 hours of upper di v i s ion m u s t co n sist of at l east: Advanced Language courses (12 hours) : Advanced Language on th e 3000 level : (9 hours) FRE 3150 French Phonetics : Theory and Practice . . . ............... 0 • ••••••• 0 ••••••• 3 FRE 3310 Advance d French Composition and Gram mar. ............ .... 0 0 0 0 ••••• 0 •• 3 FRE 3320 Advance d Conversation 0 •••• 0 • •••••••••••••••• 0 •••••• 0 0 • • • • • • 0 • • 0 • • 0 • 0 3 Minimum Total ..................................... 0 • • ••••••• • 0 0 •••••••• • 0 0 • •••••• 9 Advanced Language on th e 4000 level: (3 h o urs) FRE 4540 Literature, C u lture and Trans lati on ..... 0 ••• 0 0 • ••• 0 ••••• 0 0 0 0 • • • • 0 0 • 0 • • 0 • 0 3 Minimum Total ...... 0 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 0 0 0 ••••••• • 0 •••••••••••••••••••• 3 Culture and Literature courses (18 hours): C ultur e courses: (6 h o urs) FRE 3550 F ren ch His t o rical P e rsp ect ives ... . 0 ••••• 0 ••• 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 ••••• 0 • 0 • • 0 •• 0 • • 0 ••• • 3 FRE 3560 Contemporary Soci o-C ultural Issues . . 0 •• 0 •• 0 ••• 0 0 0 •••• 0 • 0 • 0 • 0 0 • • 0 0 • 0 •••• 3 Minimum Total ....... 0 •• 0 • •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 6 Requ ired Literature courses: (6 h o urs) FRE 3110 S urveyofFren chLiteratu rei o••o--o--•• oo•o .... o .. ooooooo ....... 3 FRE 3120 Survey of Fren c h Literature II.. 0. 0 0. 0 0 • • 0. o . 0 •• 0 0 0 0. 0 • • 0. 0. 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0. 0 •• 0 3 Minimum Total .... 0 • •••••••••••• ••••• ••••••••••• 0 0 ••••••••• 0 •••• 0 ••••••• 0 ••••••••• 6 C hoose any two courses: FRE 4520* Modern French Theater ..... . 0 0 •••••••• 0 • 0 • 0 ••••• 0 ••••••• 0 •• 0 ••••••••• 3 FRE 4530* The French Novel. .. 0 0 0 0 • 0 0 • 0 • 0 0 • 0 0 ••• • 0 0 • •••••••••••• •••••• 0 ••••••••• 3 PRE 4750 Senior Semi n a r in French Studie s ....... . 0 • • • 0 • 0 0 0 0 . 0 0 0 • 0 • 0 ••••• 0 •• 0 •• 0 • 3 Minimum Total ... . . ........................... 0 0 0 0 • • 0 0 0 0. 0 • • 0. 0 0 •• 0. 0 0 0 0. 0 0. 0 •• 0 .12 Senior Experience: One course marked with an (*) will satisfy this requir e ment; Student T eac hing will satisfy this requirem e nt. TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 0 ••• o ••• 0 • • 0 ••• o ••••• 0 •• o o o 0 • • • • • • • •••••••• 0 • o •• ••••••••• o .42

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 17 Option 1 : German Concentration Required lower division cour s es ( 12 hour s) : COURSES ................................... . ......... ....... SEMESTER H OURS GER 2110 German Reading and Conve r sation ......... ........ . ....................... 3 GER2120 Ger m an Civilizatio n .................................. .................... 3 GER 2310 German Vocabulary Building and Grammar . ................................. 3 GER 2320 German Compos ition and Free Wr itin g ......................... . ...... . ..... 3 Minimum Total ................................................•.............•.... 12 Courses on the 3000 or 4000 level may be substituted with permission. The remaining 30 hours of upper di vision must co n s ist of at l east: Advance d Lang u age courses (15 hours): Advance d Lan guage on the 3000 level (9 hours) C ho ose any three co urses: GER 3010 Third Year German Conversat ion ....................................... 3 GER 3 150 GER 3300 German Phonet ics: Theory an d P r actice .............. ................... . 3 Advanced German Grammar ..... ............... ............... ........ 3 GER 341 0 Translation Techniques for Scien tific Materials ......... ................... 3 Minimum Total .................................................................... 9 Advanced L anguage on the 4000 level: (6 hours) Choose any two courses: GER 4020 Advanced Ger m a n Compositio n ................................... . .... 3 GER 4210 Advanced Conversation: Present day Germany ............................ 3 GER 4410 * Advanced Translation Techniques ....................................... 3 Minimum Total ... ..........................................•.......... . . ... ...... . 6 Culture and Literature c ourse s(15 hour s ) : Culture a t the 3000 or 4000 level (3 hours ) C hoose any one co urse: GER 305 0 Cultural C ro ss roads: France, Ge rm any , Spain .................... .......... 3 GER 3200 German Cult ure and Civilization . ....................•.................. 3 GER 3400 German Business C u lture ................................. ......... .... 3 GER 4400* Advanced German Business C ulture ..................................... 3 Minimum Total ....................................................... . . . . . . .... . . . 3 Literature on the 3000 or 4000 l evel (6 hours ) C h oose a n y two co urses: GER 3210 Survey of Germ an Literature I . .................. ....................... 3 GER 3220 Survey of Germ an Literature II ......................................... 3 GER 3230 Contempo r ary German Writers ......................................... 3 GER 4200* Major German Authors .................................. . . . ........... 3 Minimum Total ............................................•....................... 6 Elective C ultur e o r Literature on the 3000 or 4000 l evel (6 hours) Choose any two additional courses from Literat ur e and Cultu r e Minimu m T o tal ............................................. ....................... 6 Senior Experience R equirement One co urs e marked with an (*) will satisfy this requirement ; Student Teaching will sat i sfy this r equireme nt. TOTAL C R EDIT HOURS ....................•..............•..... ................ . . 42 Option 1 : Spanish Concentration Required lower di vision courses (12 hours ) : COURSES ..................................... ............... SEMESTER HOURS SPA 2110 SPA 2120 pan ish Reading and Conversat ion I ............................ ......... 3 Spanish Reading and Conversatio n II .......... .................. . . ...... 3

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172 SCHOOL OF LETTERS , ARTS & SCIENCES SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Composition I . . ... .............................. 3 SPA 2320 Spanish Gramm a r a nd Compositio n I .... . . . ....... . . . ..... ........ .... . 3 Min imum Total . . .... ............... . . . . ............. . . . . ....... . .•........... • . . . 12 The remaining 30 hours of upper division must con s ist of at l east : Advanced Language courses (12 hours) : Advanced Language on the 3000 level: ( 6 h o ur s ) SPA 3111 Advanced Convers a tion .... . . . . . . ........ . ........... ... .. .. .. ........ 3 SPA 3140 Advance d G ram mar and Compo s ition . . . . . . ............... . . ............ 3 Minimum Total . ................. ......... ........ . ....... ..................... .... 6 Advanced Language on the 4000 level: ( 6 hours ) SPA 4010 Advanced Spanish Writing and Gr a mmar I .......... . ........ ....... .... . 3 SPA 4020 Advanced Spanish Writing a nd Gramm a r II. ... .... ....... ................ 3 Minimum T otal . ...... ... .............. . . . ...... ... . . .• .•...... ...••..........•.... 6 Culture and Literature courses ( 15 hours) : C ult ure ( 6 hours) Choose one course: SPA 3050 Cultural Crossroads: France, Germ a n y , Spain ................ . . . . .......... 3 SPA 3200 C ulture a nd C i vilization of S p ain . ..... ........................ . . . ....... 3 Minimum Total . ................ ...... . . ..............•• ....... . . •.... ........•.... 3 * Choose one course : SPA 3210 Spanis hAmerican C ulture a nd Civiliz a tion ..... .............. ............ 3 SPA 3 220 Folklore a nd Culture of the Mexican Southwes t ..... ....................... 3 SPA 3600 Latin American Film ......... ............ ... ........... ............... 3 *(SPA 3150 can b e substitut e d for thi s course) M inimum Total ...................... ..... . . .......... ............... .............. 3 Literature : ( 9 hours ) SPA 3250 Introduction to Litera ry Studies in Spanish ( R equired co urse) . ...... . ....... 3 Minimum Total ................. ............... ...................... . . .... ..... . . . 3 C h oose a n y two co urses: S P A 3 400 Survey of Spanish Literature I ............................. ........ .... . 3 SPA 3410 Survey of Spa n ish Literat ur e II ......................... . . . .............. 3 S P A 3510 Survey of Latin Ameri c an Literature . .... ............. ... . .... .... . .... . . 3 SPA 4110 C on t emporary panish Literature . . . ....... . ........ .................... 3 SPA 4120 C on t emporary Latin American Liter a ture ........ . ... ...... .... . ....... . . 3 Minimum T otal .... ............... . ...... . . . . . .... . ...............•.......... • . .... 6 Senior Experience: C hoose one course: SPA 4200 Spanis h -Ame rican Essay: 19th a nd 20th Centuries .................... . ..... . ... 3 SPA 4310 History of the Spanish Language . . . . . . . ................. . . ............. ... . . 3 Minimum Total ....... .... ........... . . . . . . .... . ...... ......... . ..... . ............. 3 TOTAL CREDI T HOURS .... ....... . ......................... . . . . ................. .42 Option II This Modern Languages major option requires a minimum o f 60 hours in a combination of two m o d ern languages: French-Ger m an, German-Spanis h , Spanish F r e n c h . Students pursuing this option for the degree of Modern Languages do not need a minor. For the l anguage emphasize d, either French , German or Spanish , student s must compl ete a minimum of 42 hours of course work at the 2000-leve l or a b ove. No more th an 12 hours may be taken a t the 2000 level. To complet e the 60-hour requirement, students must take at l east 18 hours a t the 2000l eve l or a bove in a second l a nguage . Students are a dvi se d into intermediate and advance d classes in each Ian-

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 17 guage on the ba sis of indi vidual background and need. The minimum 1 8 hours in each of the second languages must be taken as follows: F rench COURSES FRE 2010 FRE 20 20 FRE 2!10 FRE 3010 ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS Intermedi ate Fre n c h I ................. . .......... , ...... ..... . ........ 3 Intermediate F r ench II ............................. . . ............. .... 3 F r ench Reading an d Conversat ion ....................................... 3 Introduction to Advanced French Studies ................................. 3 French e l ectives ( upper di v ision ) ..................................................... 6 Subtotal. ...................................... ................................. . . 18 German COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS GER 2110 Ge rman Reading and Conversat i o n ............................. ......... 3 GER 2 1 20 Ge rm an C ivilization .............. . . .............. . . ........... . . . . . . . 3 GER 2310 German Vocabul ary Buildin g a nd Grammar ......... , .................... 3 GER 2320 German Compositio n and Free Writin g ........... .... ............. . ..... 3 Germa n electives ( upp er division) ........ ...................... , . .................... 6 Subtotal ..................................•.........................•.•........... 18 S p anish COURSES . .......................... ............................ SEMESTER HOURS SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conve r sa tion I. .................................... 3 SPA 2 1 20 Spanish Read in g and Conve r sa tion II ................................... . 3 SPA 231 0 Spanish G rammar a nd Com position I .... .......................... ..... 3 SPA 2320 Spanish G ramm ar and Co mposition II ............... .................... 3 Spanis h e l ectives ( uppe r division ) . ............................ . , •.................... 6 Subtotal. ......................................................................... 18 The remaining hours t o compl e te th e 60 hours required mus t be taken w ith departm enta l approval. Students preparing for teacher licen sure may include the three (3) credits of MDL 4960 Teaching For eig n Languages in the Secondary School s in the 42 h ours if they so desire. Modern Languages Major with Teacher Licensure, pages 303-304. Mino r in French REQUIRED COURSES ................... .............................. SEMESTER HOURS FRE 2010 I ntermediate Fren c h I ....................... ......................... . 3 FRE 2020 Inte rmedia t e Fren ch II .. .. ............................................ 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conve rsation .................... ................... 3 FRE 3010 In troductio n to Advan ced French Studies ................................. 3 FRE 3110 Survey of Fre n c h Liter ature I -or-FRE 3120 Survey of Fre n ch Literature II. . ......................................... 3 FRE 355 0 French Historic a l Per spectives -or -FRE 3560 Co ntemporary Socio-Cultura l Issue s ................. .................... 3 French Electives • ....................................................... ........... 3 Total. ............. .......................................... ................ ..... 21 *Must be a course at the 3000or 4000-level.

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174 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES Minor in German REQUIRED COURSES .............................. . . . . ......... . ..... SEMESTER HOURS GER 211 0 * German Reading and Conversation .............••....................... 3 GER 2120* German Civilization .................................................. 3 GER 2310* German Vocabulary Building and Gramma r . ....•.........•.............. 3 GER 2320* German Composition and Free Writing ........................ . . ........ 3 Subtotal. ........................ ................................•.......... . •.... 12 Sel ect 1 of the following literature courses : COURSES ....... .. ................................. ... .... ...... SEMESTER HOURS GER 3210** Survey of German Literature I ......•.........•......................... 3 GER 3220** Survey of German Literature II ......... . ........... ........... . . . ...... 3 GER 3230** Co ntemporar y German Wri ters .....••........•••.........•............. 3 Subtotal ............ ........ .......... . ......... ................................... 3 Sel ect 2 of the following skills courses: COURSES . ....................................•...•............. SEMESTER HOURS GER 3010 Third Year German Conve r sation ....................................... 3 GER 3300 Advanced German Grammar .................•..........••............. 3 GER 3400 Germa n Business Cul ture ........................... . . ................ . 3 GER 3410 Trans lati on Techniques for Sci entific Mate rial s . . . ..........•.............. 3 Subtotal ........................................................................... 6 Total ................................. ... ........................• . . ... ......•.... 2 1 *Higher-level course may be substituted with departmental approval. **Fourth-year course may be substituted with departme ntal approval. Minor in Spanish REQUIRED COURSES ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conve rsation I ...........•......................... 3 SPA 2120 SPA 2310 SPA 2320 SPA 3110 SPA 3200 -orSPA 3210 -orSPA 3220 Spanish Reading and Conve r sat i on II .............................. ...... 3 Spanish Grammar and Compos iti on I ..........•.........•.......... .... 3 Span i s h Grammar and Composition II ........................... . ....... 3 Advanced Conversation .....................•..........••............. 3 C ulture and C ivilization o f Spain Span ish-Ameri can Culture a nd Civilizatio n Fol klore and C ulture of the Mexican Southw est .......................... .. 3 SPA 3250 Introduction to Literary Studies in Spanish ............ ...•.......... ..... 3 Total. ....................... ........... . ............ .... .......•.. . ........•..... 21 CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Students must complete each co u rse in the certificate program with a grade of"C" or better. T h e courses cannot b e taken pass/fail. German Translation Program COURSES GER 3300 GER 3400 GER 3410 GER 4020 GER 4410 ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS Advanced German Grammar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 German for Business I. ................................................ 3 T r anslation Techniques for Scientific Materia l s ............................ 3 Advanced German Compos ition .......... . . .......................••... 3 Advanced Translation Techniques ....................................... 3 For prerequisites and more information call Dr. Gudrun C lay, 303-556-2909.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 17 Basic Competency in French COURSES ...... ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS FRE 1010 Elementary French I .................................................. 5 FRE 1020 Elementary French II. ....................... .......................... 5 FRE 201 0 Intermediate French I ........... ...................................... 3 FRE 2020 Intermediate French II ............................... ................. 3 FRE 2110 French Reading and Conversat i o n ....................................... 3 For more information call Dr. Ann Williams-Gascon, 303-556-5641 or Alain D. Ranwez, 303-556-3011. Basic Competency in German COURSES ... ... ................................................. SEMESTER HOURS GER 1010 E lement ary German I ................................................. 5 GER 1020 Elementary German II. ..........................................•..... 5 GER 2110 German Reading and Conversa tion ... ........ . .......................... 3 GER 2 120 German Civil i zation .............. .................................... 3 GER 231 0 Ger man Vocabulary Building and Grammar . ................. . .... ....... 3 For more information call Dr. Gudrun Clay, 303-556-2909. Basic Competency in Spanish COURSES ....................................................... SEMESTER HOURS SPA 1010 Elementary Spanish I. ............................ ..................... 5 SPA 1020 Elementary Spanish II ........... . .............. ....................... 5 SPA 2110 Spanish Reading and Conve rsation I ....... ....... . .................. .... 3 SPA 2120 Spanish Reading and Conversa tion II . . ....................... ........... 3 SPA 2310 Spanish Grammar and Comp osition I .................................. . 3 SPA 2320 Spanish G ramm ar and Compos ition II ................................. .. 3 For more information, call the Chair of Modern Languages, 303-556-2908 . MUSIC DEPARTMENT The Metropolitan State College of Denver is an accredited institutional member of the National Asso ciation of Schools of Music. The Mu sic Department offers a Bachelor of Music degree with concentra tions in performance and composition, a Bachelor of Mu s ic Educa tion degree with concentrations in choral and instrumental music , a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree, and a minor in m u sic . The Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education degrees are professiona l degree programs designed for stu dents wishing to prepare themsel ves for careers as performers, composers, or teac h ers or for further graduate study; these degrees do not require a minor. The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is a non profes sio nal degree with a liberal arts focus, and does require a minor. The department also offers courses designed for students wishing to enhance their general understand ing and enjoyment of music. In addition, musically talented students from all areas of the College are encouraged to participate in the wide variety of large and s mall music ensembles including band, orchestra, choir, jazz ensembles and chamber music. The Bachelor of Music degree p r epares students for further grad u ate studies, or for careers as perform ers or private studi o teachers. To be admitted to this program, students must demonstrate th e capability of developing a hi gh level of musicianship in performance by pas s ing the musi c performance audition upon completion of MUS 1720, Privat e Instruction II. The Bachelor of Music Education degree prepares students for ca r eers teaching instrumental, choral , and general music in K-I 2 schools, and satisfies the requirements forK-I2 licensure in the State of Col orado. Students seeking this degree must satisfy all applicable requirements of the Department of Music

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176 SC H OOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES and the School of Professional Studies teacher education program. Students should read the teacher licensure sections of this Catal og, and stay in regular contact with both a music and teacher education a dvi sor. To become licensed, recipients of the Bache lor of Music Ed u cat i o n degree must satisfy a ll applicable requirements of the teacher educa t ion and licensure programs in the School of P r ofessional Studies. This deg ree program is approved by the Colorado State Department of Education and has full accreditation by t h e National Coun cil for the Accreditation of Teacher Educatio n. Students must attain a grade of"C" or above in a ll music courses required for any major or minor. Further in formation, including examination policies , procedures, and require m ents, i s provided in the departmental pub lication titled Advising Information. All music majors and minors should familiarize themselve s with thi s publication . All students (including transfer students) wishing to major or minor in music should be prepared to take placement examinations in the a rea s of music theory and music history and to perform an audi tion i n their primary performance area. For placement and a udi tion appointments, co ntact the Department of Music at least two weeks before the beginnin g of the semester. Bachelor of Music Piano, Organ, Guitar , Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, and Percussion Performance Concentrations COURSES ......................•......................•......... SEMESTER HOURS Cor e Requirements ................................. ........ ........................ 61 Secondary Performance Area .................................. . .... ...•............. . . 2 Ensembles . ..... .... ... ... . ........................................... . . .......... 12 Concentration .................................................. .................... 6 General Studies ......... o •••••••••• o 0 •••••••• o •••••••••• o •••••••••••• o •••• o •••••••• 33 Electives .. o • • • • ••••••• o • o • • • ••• • • • o • • ••••••• o • • • ••••••• o ••••••••••• o • • • • • • • • • • ••••• 6 Total hours required ...........................•......... . •.......... 0 •••••••••••• • 120 Core Requirements COURSES .......................... o ••• o o • o o o o o o ••••••••••• ••••• SEMESTER HOURS MUS 1110 Music Theory I. ....................... ...... . ....... 0 ................ 3 MUS 1120 MUS 1130 MUS 1140 MUS 1210 MUS 1220 MUS 1650 MUS 1710 MUS 1720 MUS 2110 MUS 2120 MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 2730 MUS 2740 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 3440 MUS 3510 MUS 3730 MUS 3740 MUS 4730 MUS 4740 Music Theory Lab I ....... o ••••••••• o •••••••••••••••••••••••• o •••• o •• o 1 Music Theory II ....... . ................................. o ••• o • • • • • • • • 3 Music Theory Lab II . 0 ••••••••••••••• 0 •••••• 0 ••••••••• • o • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1 European Music Literature ............................................ . 3 World Music Literature ... o • ••••••• o • o o o • • o ••••• o ••• • o •• o • o • •••••••• o • • 3 Basic Mus i c Technology 0 ••••••••••••••••• 0 • 0 0 0 • 0 • • • • •••••••••••••••••• Private Instruction I ( Primary Performance Area ) .......... 0 ••• • ••••••••••• 2 Private Instru ctio n II ( Prima r y Perf ormance Area ) ......................... 2 Music Theory Ill .......... ........................................... 3 Music Theory Lab Ill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Music Theory N . ....... o 0 • 0 ••• 0 • 0 0 ••••• 0 0 • 0 ••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 M u s i c Theory Lab N ... 0 0 ••• 0 •••• 0 •• 0 •••• 0 •••••••••• 0 ••••••••••••••••• 1 Performance Ill (Primary Performance Area) .. .. 0 ••••• • 0 ••••••••••••••••• 4 Performance IV ( Primary Performance Area) ... ..... . ............ ........ 4 Music History I ...................................................... 3 M u sic Histo r y II. ........ . 0 • 0 • •••• 0 • 0 ••••••• 0 ••••••••••••••••••••••••• 3 Jazz Improvisation and Pedagogy ................................... o o o o o Basic Co nducting ........................ o ••••••• o •• o ••••••••••••••••• 2 Performance V (Primary Performance Area) ................. o • • • • • • • o ••• • 4 Perf ormance VI (Primary Performance Area) ..................... o • o • • o •• 4 Performance VII (Primary Performance Area) ............... o o ••••••••••• • 4 Sen ior Recital Performance ... . . ............ o • o o ••• o ••• o ••••••••••••••• • 4

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' SCHOOL OF LEITERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 1 MUS 4 7 90 Senior Rec ital Pr ojec t ........ .........•............•.............•.... I Subtotal . . .................................................................. . .... 61 Secondary Performance Area * Selec t two hours from the following : MUS 161A Class Voice I (Secondary Performance Area ) ...........•••..........••.... MUS !62A Class Voice II (Secondary Performance Area ) .............. ........... . ... . MUS 161B C lass Piano I (Se co nd ary Performance Area ) ......... , . ............... ... . MUS 162 B C lass Piano II (Secondary Performance Area) ............................ . MUS 161K C las s G uitar I (Se co nd a r y Performance Area) . . ......•.................... MUS 162K C l ass G ui ta r II ( Secondary Performance Area) . .....................•...... MUS 1 710 Pr ivate Instruction I (Seco ndary Perf o rmance Area) ........................ 2 Subtota l ............. . ............................................................. 2 •Mus t be Class Piano I and II unless student is able to pass the Private Instruction Aud ition in piano. Exception : Students e l ecting the organ concentration must take Class Voice I and II unless they are able to pass the Private Ins truction Audition in voice. Ens embles Select 12 h ours from the followin g:• MUS 2810 Ensemble .............................. ..... . ...................... . MUS 3810 Ensemble .......................................................... . Subtotal. ............. ........................... ................................. 12 •These courses may be repeated for credit. Ensembles must be chosen from those appropriate to the student's concentration. Stu dent s majoring in mu s i c p e r formance must e nroll in a n ensemble during each semester of full time residence. Additionally, students are encouraged to enroll in a var iety of ensembles outside of their major area of study. Concentration Select one of the following concentrations: Piano Concentration MUS 3100 Counterpoint ............... ......................................... 3 MUS 4410 Piano Pedagogy ...................................................... 3 Subtotal ........................................................................... 6 Organ Concentration MUS 3100 Counter poi nt ...............................................••....... 3 MUS 3520 C horal Co nducting and Literature ............. ... ....................... 3 Subt otal ............................................... . ........................... 6 Guitar Concentration MUS 3100 Counterpoi nt .................................••............••....... 3 MUS 3150 In st rumental and C h oral Sco ring a nd Arranging . . . ........ .......... ...... 2 Additional Elective ..................... . ....................•........... ........... 1 Subtotal ............................................................ . . ............. 6 Woodwind , Brass , String, or Percussion Concentration MUS 3150 In str umental and Choral Sco ring and Arranging ... ............ ............ 2 MUS 3530 In s trumental Cond u cting an d Literature ...........•........... ..•. . ..... 3 Select o ne of th e following courses: MUS 341 0 String Techniques and Pedagogy ..................• . .................... MUS 3 430 Woodwind Technique s and Pedagogy .......... . .................•. ...... MUS 3450 B rass Techniques and Pedagogy ...................•............••....... MUS 3460 Percussion Technique s and Pedagogy .................................... 1 Subtotal ..................................... . .........•... . ..........•............ 6

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178 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES General Studies SPE 1010 Public Speaki n g ....................... . . . ............................ 3 Additional General Studies classes for t h e degree • ....................... .•............. 30 Subtotal . . .... . .......... . ..... ......................... ......... . . ......... . .... . 33 *See the General Srudies section of this Catalog for requirements. Bachelor of Music Voice Performance Concentration Core Requirement s ......... . ........ .............. ..... .•..........•............. 61 S e co nd a r y Performance Area ........ ...........•.........••........................ . 2 E nsemble s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . II Voice Performance Conce ntr at i o n ........................ ... . ....................... II General Stud ies .......................................... . ....................... 35 Total hours required ................................. . . • ...... ....... . . ........... . 120 Core Requirements C OURSE S ... . ....... . ......... .......... . ........ . ........... SEMESTER HOUR S MUS 1110 MUS 1120 MUS 1130 MUS 1140 MUS 1 210 MUS 1 220 MUS 1 650 MUS 1710 MUS 1 720 MUS 2110 MUS 2120 MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 2730 MUS 2740 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 3440 MUS 3510 MUS 3730 MUS 3740 MUS 4730 MUS 4740 Music Theory I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Music Theory Lab I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Music Theory II . ............... ...... . ..... .......................... 3 Music Theory L a b II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I E uropean Music Literatu r e ....... . . ........ ....................... ..... 3 World Music Literature . ................... . • .................... ... ... 3 Basic Music Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Private Instruc tion I ( Primary Perform a nce Area ) ..... . .................... 2 Private Instruction II (Primary Perf ormance Area) ........ ...... ....... . ... 2 Music Theory III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Music Theory Lab III. . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Music T h eory IV ... ......... . ....... . ............... ••..........•.... 3 Music Theory Lab IV .................................... .............. I Performance III ( Prim ary Performance Area) ............•........ . ....... 4 Performance IV ( Primary P e rform ance Area) .........•.... . .... .......... 4 Mu s i c Hi story I .................... . ............................•.... 3 Mu sic Histor y II ..................................... ................. 3 ja zz Impro v i sation and Pedagogy ......................•............. . ... I Basic Conducting ..... .............. .................. .......... • . . . . . 2 Performance V ( Primar y Perform ance Area) ............... . ............ . . 4 Performance VI ( Prim ary Performance Area) .... ......................... 4 Performance VII ( Primary Perform ance Area) ....................... . ..... 4 Seni o r R ecital Performanc e . . ... ........... ............................. 4 MUS 4790 Senior R eci tal Proj ect ............................... .................. I S ubtotal ............ . . .................•.......... •..........•..........•.. . .... . 61 Secondary Performance Area * Select two hours from the follo wing: MUS 161B C lass Piano I (Seco nd ary Performance Area) . . . ........•..........•....... MUS 162B Class P i ano II (Seco nd a r y Performance A rea ) . ........................... . MUS 161K C lass Guit a r I (Secon dar y Perform a nce Area) . .......... ........... ...... . MUS 1 62K C lass Guitar II (Secondary Performance Area) . ......... ...........•....... MUS 1710 Private In st ru c tion I (Seconda r y Performance Area) ....•.............. .. ... 2 S ubt otal .... ....................................................................... 2 *Must be C lass Piano I and II unless the srudent i s able to pass the Private Instruction Audition in pia no.

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SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES 17 Ensembles Select II hours from the following: • MUS 2810 Ensemble ................... , .................. .................... . MUS 3810 Ensemble ............... . ...... . ... .. ... ........................... . Subtotal .......................................................................... 11 *These courses may be repeated for credit. Ensembles must be chosen from those appropriate to the student's cor1centration. Students majoring in music perf ormance must enroll in an ensemble during each semester of full-time residence. Additionally, students are encouraged to enroll in a variety of ensembles outside of their major area of study. Voice Performance Concentration MUS 1400 Vocal Diction I .................. . .........••............••........... 2 MUS 1410 MUS 4420 Vocal Diction II .........................•...... ...................... 2 Vocal Pedagogy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Select one of the following: FRE 1010 Elementary French I ............................ . ..................... 5 GER 1010 Elementary German I ................................................. 5 ITA 1010 Elementary It alian I ......................... .......................... 5 Subtotal . ... .......................................••.........................•... II General Studies Select one of the following to meet the Ge neral Studies Level I Communications requirement: FRE 1020 Elementary French II. ................................................. 5 GER 1020 Elementary German II. ....... .............••.. . . ...................... 5 ITA 1020 Elementary Italian II .............................................. .... 5 Additional General Studies classes for the degree • .................................. .... 30 Subtotal ................................................. . ........................ 35 •see the General Stud ies section of this Catalog for requirements. Bachelor of Music Composition Concentration Core Requirements ............................................................. . . 66 Secondary Performance Area ...............................•........................ 4 Ensembles ................................................................. . . . 8 Conduct ing .............•...................................................... 3 General Studies ... . ....................... .......................... .. .. ... . ..... 33 Electives . . . . . . . . . ............................ ... ..... ....................... 6 Total hours required ............. ...................................••............. I20 Core Requirement s COURSES ................ . ...... ............................. SEMES TER HOURS MUS II 10 Music Theory I ....................................................... 3 MUS 1120 Music Theory Lab I ................. .................................. I MUS 1130 Music Theory II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . • • • . . . . . . . . . 3 MUS 1140 Music Theory Lab II .................................................. I MUS 1210 European Mus i c Literature ......•.............•.... . . .................. 3 MUS 1220 World Music Literature ........................ . ........ ... ...... ...... 3 MUS 1650 Basic Music Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 MUS 1 710 Private Instruction I ( Primary Performance Area) .......................... 2 MUS 1720 Private Instruction II ( Primar y Performance Area) ...... ................... 2 MUS 2110 Music Theory III .........................................•........... 3 MUS 2120 Music Theory Lab lll ............. ...... . ............ ................. .

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180 SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ARTS & SCIENCES MUS 2130 MUS 2140 MUS 2710 MUS 2720 MUS 3100 MUS 3150 MUS 3210 MUS 3220 MUS 3410 MUS 3430 MUS 3440 MUS 3450 MU S 3460 MUS 3510 MUS 3650 MUS 3 711 MUS 3 741 MUS 4731 MUS 4110 MUS 4960 Subtotal. . .... Music Theory IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Music Theory Lab IV ....... . ........... .... . ..........•... ...... ...... 1 Private Instruction III ( Primary Performance Area ) . . . ....... ...... ........ 2 Private Instruction IV ( Primary Performance Area ) ........•..... ......• ... 2 Counterpo int ........ . . . . ...... . . . . . .... . . . . .... . . . ........... . . . .... 3 Instrumental and Choral Scorin g and Arra nging ........ . ..•..........••... 2 Music Hi s tor y I . ............................... ..... . ..... . .......... 3 Music History II. ......... ...... .. ... ....... •..........•.............. 3 String Techniques and Pedagogy ... . .........•. . .... . . . . . . ....... ....... Woodwind Techniques and Pedagogy ... ......• . . ........... . ........... . Jazz Improvisation and Pedagogy ..... ...................... .... . . . ..... . Brass T ech niques and Pedagogy .... .... ......•......... . • .... ...... ..... Percussion Techniques an d Pedagogy . ........•.... .... . . . .... . . . ........ Basic Co nductin g . .............................. ........ . .........•... 2 Basic Techniques of Compos iti o n ....... . . . . ............................ 2 Private Instruction V ( Composition ) .... ............... . ................. 2 Performance VI ( Compos ition) ............... •..... ..... ...........•... 4 Performance VII ( Compos ition ) . .......................... ............. 4 Analysis of Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . • • . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Senior Composition Project ......... .... . . •...... . ..... ................ 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . •. . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Secondary Performance Area MUS 1618 Class Piano I* ......... . . .... . .... ....... . .... . . .... . ......... . . ..... . MUS 162B C lass Piano II* ......... . . .... . .......... . . . . ........ ..... . .......•... MUS 2618 C lass Piano III* ...................... . . . ..•....... ... . •..... . ........ MUS 262B C lass Piano IV* ...... . ....... . . . ....... . . ... ......... . .............. . Subtotal ...................... ................ . . . . ...... . . . ........ . . . ............ .4 *If the student is abl e to pass the Private Instruction Audition in piano , MUS 171B , Private Instruction I (Piano) and MUS 172B , Private Instruction II (Piano) may b e s11bstituted for Class Piano I-IV. Ensembles Select eight h ours from the following: • MUS 2810 E n se mble . ...... ...... . .............................•............... MUS 3810 E n se mble ................ . ............................. . ........... . Subtotal .......... . . . . .......... . ...... . .... .................... ................. . 8 *These courses may be repeated for c r e dit . All eight hours may be earned in any one course number or i n any combination of the above numb ers. Additionall y , students are encouraged to enroll in a variety of e nsembles outsid e of their major are a of study. Conducting S elect one of the following : MUS 3520 C h oral Co nduct ing and Literature ............. . ......... . ............... 3 MUS 3530 In strumen t a l Conducting a nd Literature .....•............. . . ............ 3 Subtotal ..................... . ..... ......... .......... ...... . . . . ........ . . ..... .... 3 General Studies SPE 1010 Publi