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Full text of "Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2007"

Southern Ad ventist 
University 

2006-2007 CATALOG 



Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 370 
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370 



Telephone: 
General Number: (423) 236-2000 
FAX: (423) 236-1000 



Admissions Information: 
Nationwide: 1-800-768-8437 
(1-800-SOUTHERN) 

e-mail:postmaster@southern.edu 



In publishing this Catalog, every reasonable effort has been made to be 
factually accurate. The publisher assumes no responsibility for editorial, clerical, 
or printing errors. The information presented is, at the time of printing, an 
accurate description of course offerings, policies, and requirements of Southern 
Adventist University. The provisions of this Catalog, however, are not to be 
regarded as an irrevocable contract between the University and the student. The 
University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time, 
without prior notice. 



Something to keep in mind — 

Although this CATALOG is not a textbook, you will refer to it often during 
your university career. It describes the academic program you select 
and the requirements you must fulfill to graduate. Before you enroll at 
Southern or register for any succeeding 
semester, you should satisfy 
yourself that you are familiar 
with this Catalog. 

Two important parts of your 
academic life are General 
Education and your field of 
concentration. You will find 
it especially valuable to read 
carefully the sections of the 
Catalog that explain these 
programs. 

Every attempt has been made 

to prepare this Catalog so 

everyone may understand it, 

but some of the information 

may still be confusing to you. 

Also, because changes may 

occur in your program 

requirements, you may 

encounter contradictions between this Catalog and advice that you later 

receive. Talk to someone about the sections of this Catalog that are not 

clear. 

The first person to talk to is your academic adviser. You may also find 
help from the chair/dean of your department/school. It may be necessary 
to visit with the Director and Assistant Director of Records and 
Advisement. The Vice President and Associate Vice President for 
Academic Administration are also available to assist you. If you need 
explanations about financial questions, talk with the Associate Vice 
President of Enrollment Services or the Assistant Directors of Student 
Finance. 

Remember that you are the one who selects your program of study and it 
is your responsibility to know the graduation requirements and meet 
them. 

Do not lose this Catalog. It is your "university manual." 



Contents 



Academic Calendar 4 

This Is Southern Adventist University 6 

Admissions 10 

Student Life and Services 16 

Academic Enrichment Services 21 

Academic Policies 24 

General Degree Requirements 24 

General Education Course Requirements 27-31 

Departments/Schools of Instruction 51-301 

Allied Health 51 

Biology 63 

Business and Management 71 

Chemistry 87 

Computing 93 

Education and Psychology 104 

Engineering Studies 133 

English 135 

History 144 

Interdisciplinary 152 

Journalism and Communication 154 

Mathematics 172 

Modern Languages 177 

Music 190 

Nondepartmental Courses 203 

Nursing 204 

Physical Education, Health and Wellness 214 

Physics 226 

Religion 232 

Social Work and Family Studies 251 

Technology 264 

Visual Art & Design 271 

Interdepartmental Programs 293 

Medical Science 293 

General Studies 293 

Non-Degree Preprofessional Programs 295 

Anesthesia 295 

Dentistry 295 

Law 296 

Medicine 296 

Optometry 298 

Osteopathic Medicine 298 

Pharmacy 298 

Podiatric Medicine 299 

Pre-Physician Assistant 300 

Veterinary Medicine 300 

Financing Your Education 302 

Financial Aid 302 

Special Fees and Charges 315 

Housing 318 

Student Costs 316 

Methods of Payment 321 

Index 340 



ACADEMIC CALENDAR 



Academic Calendar 

2006-07 School Year 



The Southern Adventist University summer term consists of three 
sessions. Students in attendance during the 2005-06 school year may 
register at any time during the week immediately preceding the session. 

1st Summer Session, 2006 

May 8 Registration 

May 8 Classes Begin 

May 9 Late Registration Fee 

May 1 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change 

May 19 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

May 26 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive "F" 

Jun 2 Classes End 

2nd Summer Session, 2006 

Jun 5 Registration 

Jun 5 Classes Begin 

Jun 6 Late Registration Fee 

Jun 7 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change 

Jun 1 6 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

Jun 23 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive "F" 

Jun 26 Registration 

Jun 26 Classes Begin 

Jun 28 Late Registration Fee 

Jun 28 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change 

Jul 7 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

Jul 1 4 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive "F" 

Jul 20 Commencement, 7 p.m. 

Jul 20 Classes End 

3rd Summer Session (SmartStart), 2006 

Jul 17 Registration for BIOL 101, 225 

Jul 1 7 Online Registration Opens for Fail 

Jul 18 Classes Begin in BIOL 101, 225 

Jul 23 Confirmation of Mail-in SmartStart Registration 

Jul 24 Classes Begin 

Jul 25 Late Registration Fee 

Jul 26 Last Day to Add a Course/Fee for Class Change 

Aug 4 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

Aug 1 1 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive "F" 

Aug 18 Classes End 

1st Semester 

Aug 1 4 ACT Exam, 1 :00 p.m. 

Aug 16-23 University Colloquium 
Aug 1 7 ACT Exam, 8:00 a.m. 

Aug 20-23 Freshman Orientation 
Aug 21 Registration for Non-registered Students 1 :30-4:30 p.m. 

1st Semester, continued 



ACADEMIC CALENDAR 



Aug 24 Classes Begin 

Aug 24 Late Registration Fee 

Sep 1 Fee for Class Change and "W" Show on Transcript 

Sep 7 Last Day to Add a Class 

Sep 25-27 View Southern 

Oct 18 Mid-term Ends 

Oct 19-22 Mid-semester Break 

Oct 27 Deadline to request Dec/May Graduation at Records & Advisement 

Office 

Oct 26-28 Alumni Homecoming 

Nov 2 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

Nov 3 Withdrawals through Dec 1 receive W or WF 

Nov 6-1 7 Winter Registration/Advisement 

Nov 22-26 Thanksgiving Vacation 

Dec 1 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive an "F" 

Dec 4 Online Registration opens for New/Transfer Students 

Dec 10-1 3 Semester Exams 

Dec 14 Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 

Dec 14-Jan 7Christmas Vacation 

2nd Semester 

Jan 7 Enrollment Activities for New & Transfer Students, 10a.m-2p.m. 

Jan 8 Classes Begin 

Jan 8 Late Registration Fee 

Jan 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/No Class/Community Service Day 

Jan 1 7 Fee for Class Change and "W" Show on Transcript 

Jan 22 Last Day to Add Course 

Mar 1 Mid-term Ends 

Mar 2-11 Spring Break 

Mar 22 Last Day to Drop and Automatically Receive a "W" 

Mar 26-Apr 6 Pre-Registration/Advisement 

Apr 2 Senior Deadline for Correspondence/lncompletes/Homes Study 

Apr 1 3 All Withdrawals After This Date Receive "F" 

Apr 29-May 2Semester Exams 

May 6 Commencement/Semester Ends 

1st Summer Session, 2007 

May 7 Registration and Classes Begin 

Jun 1 Classes End 

2nd Summer Session, 2007 

Jun 4 Registration and Classes Begin 

Jul 26 Summer Commencement, 7:00 p.m. 

Jul 26 Classes End 

3rd Summer Session, 2007 



Jul 30 Registration and Classes Begin 

Aug 24 Classes End 



This Is Southern 
Adventist University 



Southern Adventist University is a co-educational institution established by 
the Seventh-day Adventist Church, offering master's, baccalaureate, and 
associate degrees, and one-year certificates. 

The Mission 

Southern Adventist University as a learning community nurtures 
Christ-likeness and encourages the pursuit of truth, wholeness, and a life of 
service. 

Core Values 

• A Christ-centered campus 

• Academic and professional excellence in a distinctive Seventh-day 
Adventist environment — theologically, socially, morally, and intellectually 

• Demonstrated hospitality and service 

• Affordable education 

Institutional Goals 

■ Graduates who master the basic skills of critical reasoning, 
independent thinking, computation, communication, collaboration, and 
creativity needed to enter the workplace with confidence, to pursue 
lifelong learning, and to exercise leadership as contributing citizens who 
advance their families, communities, the church, and society. 

■ Competent and diverse faculty and staff who model balanced eithical 
lives, integrate faith and learning, demonstrate scholarship through 
teaching, research, and other scholarly and creative activities, and 
celebrate and energize the student spirit as they respect and support 
the different ways students develop their minds, their persons, and their 
citizenship. 

■ Campus learning communities that engage students with ideas that 
mark educated persons, global and multicultural perspectives, and 
advanced technology to develop both ethical principles and intellectual 
flexibility. 

■ Active partnerships with alumni, church, community, business and 
industry, civic organizations, and government in order to analyze, 
project, and respond to changing needs to help ensure that graduates 
are prepared for a life of service. 

Responsible stewardship of resources entrusted to the university 
through effective fiscal management to fulfill the mission, vision, and 
goals of the university. 

Educational Philosophy 

Rooted in its theological understanding of God and humanity, the 
educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist church is summarized 
as follows: 

• God, the creator and Sustainer of the universe, is the Source of all 



knowledge. 

• Created in the image of God for the purpose of communion with Him, 
humanity has sinned and has separated from Him. 

• Through infinite love, God sent His Son to restore this relationship with 
us — a personal relationship that begins now and continues throughout 
eternity. 

Within the context of this theological understanding, education is viewed as 
an essential element of redemption, and must focus on developing the whole 
person. Through harmonious development of the physical, mental, spiritual, 
and social dimensions, the individual becomes better equipped to bring 
wholeness to a broken world. Within this philosophical framework, the 
Student Development Goals are as follows: 

• Spiritual: To create a safe, nurturing community of faith in which 
students may grow in a vibrant relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, 
while integrating into their lives Christian beliefs and values as 
understood by the Seventh-day Adventist church. 

• Intellectual: To facilitate in students the mastery of cognitive skills of 
critical reasoning, independent thinking, reflective judgment, 
communication, and creativity as students confront the issues, ideas, 
and values of historical and contemporary civilization. 

• Occupational: To assist students in attaining knowledge-based 
competencies essential for productive citizenship, leadership, and 
service in an increasingly complex global society. 

• Social: To provide opportunities for students to develop 
socio-emotional maturity that will enable them to be effective, 
contributing members of families, groups, and communities in a 
pluralistic society. 

• Physical: To empower students to take responsibility for their own 
well-being through a health-promoting lifestyle. 

HISTORY 

In 1892 the educational venture that developed into Southern Adventist 
University had its beginning in the small village of Graysville, Tennessee. The 
school became known as Graysville Academy. In 1896 the name was 
changed to Southern Industrial School and five years later to Southern 
Training School. 

In 1916, because of limited acreage available for further expansion of plant 
facilities, the school was moved to the Thatcher farm in Hamilton County, 
Tennessee. The name "Collegedale" was given to the anticipated community. 
At its new location, the school opened as Southern Junior College and 
continued as such until 1944 when it achieved senior college status and the 
name was changed to Southern Missionary College. In 1982 the name was 
changed to Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists. 

In 1996 graduate studies were added to the curriculum and the name was 
changed again, this time to Southern Adventist University. 

SETTING 



8 This Is So u t h e r n Ad v e n t is t U 



Southern Adventist University's one-thousand-acre Collegedale campus is 
nestled in a valley 18 miles east of Chattanooga. The quietness and beauty 
of the surroundings are in keeping with the University's educational 
philosophy. 



ACCREDITATION AND MEMBERSHIPS 

Southern Adventist University is accredited by the Commission on 
Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 
Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone number 
404-679-4501) to award one-year certificates, associate degrees, 
baccalaureate degrees and master's degrees. It is also accredited by the 
Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and 
Universities. 

Schools and departments of the University are also accredited by various 
organizations. The Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, and Master of 
Science degree programs in nursing are accredited by the National League 
for Nursing Accrediting Commission (61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, 
telephone number, 1-212-363-5555 ext. 153). The School of Nursing is an 
agency member of the Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree 
Programs and the Council of Associate Degree Programs of the National 
League for Nursing. The School of Nursing is approved by the Tennessee 
Board of Nursing. The School of Education and Psychology teacher 
education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of 
Teacher Education. The University is approved by the Tennessee State 
Board of Education for the preparation of secondary and elementary 
teachers. The School of Music program is accredited by the National 
Association of Schools of Music. The Long-Term Care Administration 
program is accredited by the National Association of Boards of Examiners of 
Long-Term Care Administrators. The Social Work program is accredited by 
the Council of Social Work Education. 

Southern Adventist University is also a member of the Association of 
American Colleges, the American Council on Education, the Tennessee 
College Association, and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher 
Education. 

ACADEMIC PROGRAM 

Southern Adventist University offers 7 master's degree programs with 22 
emphases, 57 baccalaureate degree majors, 49 minors, 16 associate degree 
majors, and 1 one-year certificate. Additional preprofessional and terminal 
curricula are available to students seeking admission to professional schools. 
(See "Degrees and Curricula," page 33). Twelve departments/schools offer 
secondary teaching certification. 

DISTANCE LEARNING 

Distance learning includes undergraduate and graduate programs located 
on national and international Seventh-day Adventist college and university 



This Is Southern Adventist U 



campuses as well as on-line courses and degrees. The distance learning 
program provides the same quality of educational experience as the main 
campus to those students who cannot attend classes in Collegedale. 

STUDENTS 

Sixty percent of the students of Southern Adventist University come from 
the eight states constituting the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day 
Adventists. However, most of the additional states and 50 foreign countries 
are also represented. There are a few more women than men. 

Former Southern Adventist University students are now serving in the 
ministerial, teaching, medical, and other services of the Seventh-day 
Adventist Church at home and abroad. Others are engaged in advanced 
study, business pursuits, government service, research activities, private and 
institutional medical services, and the teaching professions on all levels. 

FACILITIES 

The following buildings house the academic and other activities of the 
University: 

Brock Hall — Visual Art and Design, Business and Management, 

English, History, Journalism and Communication, WSMC FM90.5 
Daniells Hall — Social Work and Family Studies 
Hackman Hall — Religion 

Hickman Science Center — Biology, Chemistry, Computing, 
Mathematics, Physics 

J. Mabel Wood Hall — Music 
Ledford Hall — Technology 

Lynn Wood Hall — Heritage Museum, Advancement, Alumni, 
Development, Learning Success Services/Counseling and Testing 
Mazie Herin Hall — Nursing 
McKee Library — Main Campus Library 
Miller Hall — Modern Languages 
Sanford & Martha Ulmer Student Center — Computer Center, Campus 

Ministries, Dining Hall, student activity rooms, K.R.'s Place 
Summerour Hall — Education and Psychology, Teaching Material 
Centers, 

21 st Century Classroom 
William lies Physical Education Center — Physical Education, Health, 
and Wellness, Swimming Pool 
Wright Hall — Administration 

Other facilities on or near campus that may serve student needs: 
Campus Services — Security 

Charles Fleming Plaza — shopping center with businesses serving the 
University and community. Includes: 

Adventist Book Center 

Campus Kitchen — fast foods 

Campus Shop — student bookstore and gift shop 

Collegedale Credit Union 

United States Post Office 

Village Market with grocery, deli, bakery 
Collegedale Academy — secondary laboratory school 
Collegedale Korean Church 



10 This Is Southern Adventist U 



OUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY 



Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church 

Recreational Area — tennis courts, track, playing fields 

Southern Village — student housing 

Arthur W. Spalding Elementary School — laboratory school 

Spanish-American Seventh-day Adventist Church 

Student Apartments 

Student Park 

Talge Hall — men's residence hall 

Thatcher Hall — women's residence hall 

Thatcher South — women's residence hall 

University Health Center — health services 



Admissions 



Southern Adventist University welcomes applications from students who 
seek a university career that unites spirituality and academic integrity and 
who commit themselves to an educational program designed according to 
Christian principles as taught by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The 
University does not discriminate in admissions on the basis of age, gender, 
race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, or handicap. 

ADMISSION OF FRESHMAN STUDENTS* 

Applicants for regular admission as freshmen (less than 24 college credits) 
must satisfy one of the following three conditions at the time of enrollment: 

Regular Acceptance 

1 . Graduate from an approved secondary school, including Home Study 
International, with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.25 (on a 
4.00 scale) in major subjects,** and have a minimum composite score of 
18 on the American College Test (ACT) or a minimum of 870 (excluding 
the writing section) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). 

2. Pass the General Education Development (GED) test with a minimum 
score of 410 on each section and an average of 450 overall (or 2250 
total standard score points) and have a composite score of 18 on the 
ACT or a minimum of 870 (excluding the writing section) on the SAT. 
Each GED applicant must have an official transcript of his or her grades 
and credits sent to the Enrollment Services Office from the high school 
most recently attended. 

3. Applicants who have completed their high school education in a home 
school setting must have an ACT minimum composite test score of 18, 
or an SAT score of 870 (excluding the writing section), and submit a 
portfolio, which must include the following documents: 

a) If the student participated in or completed a course of study 

through a correspondence school, the student must submit an 
official transcript from that school. If the student was taught 
partially or completely within the home, then it will be necessary 
to create a transcript of class work of the entire high school 
experience. Include course description, when the course was 
taken, as well as grade achieved. For example, "Algebra I: Fall, 
2002, B+, 1 unit". The home school transcript must show the 
graduation date and be signed and dated by one of the parents. 

b) A copy of an original research paper. 

c)A written statement reflecting on the value the student received 
from his or her home school experience. 



Acceptance of Freshman on Academic Probation 

A. If either the high school GPA or ACT/SAT composite score is below the 
minimum requirements as stated above, the student may appeal to the 
Admissions Committee. 

B. Students accepted on academic probation 
may take no more than 13 semester hours 
during the first semester. 

C. Students accepted on academic probation 



are required to take Academic Power Tools— a 
class designed for students who want to 
learn to be successful in college. An 
additional fee is required that is not 
included in tuition charges. 

*Those planning to enter professions such as business and management, computing, education, journalism 
and communication, nursing, music education, or religion should also consult the respective school for any 
additional admission requirements. 

"Major subjects: English, mathematics, natural science, religion, social science, and foreign language. 

Subjects Required for Admission 

Applicants to freshman standing must have, at the minimum, the following 

subjects in their secondary program: 

1 . Three units of English, excluding journalism and communication. 

2. Two units of mathematics, one of which must be algebra. If Algebra 
1 has not been taken, MATH 080 must be taken to make up for this 
deficiency. 

3. Two units of science. A college class in biology, chemistry, or physics 
must be taken in addition to general education science requirements if 
this condition is not met. 

4. Two units of social studies. If one of these two units is not World 
History, HIST 174, 175, 364, 365, 374, 375, 386, 387 or 388 must be 
taken as part of the General Education requirements. 

5. Two units in a foreign language are required for a B.A. degree. If 
deficient, one year of a foreign language at the college level will be 
required. 

6. Computer competency is strongly recommended. 

ADMISSION OF TRANSFER STUDENTS 

Regular Acceptance 

Transfer students must show evidence of a college GPA of 2.00 in major 
subjects and a minimum composite ACT (American College Test) of 18 or an 
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) of 870 prior to registration. Students who 
have a transfer GPA of 2.50 or above in 12 hours of major subjects such as 
general education courses offered at Southern in general education areas A, 
C, D, E (see Catalog under Academic Policies, General Education), may 
exempt themselves from the ACT/SAT requirement unless required by 
individual department or school. 

Acceptance of Transfer Students on Academic Probation 

A. If either the college GPA or ACT/SAT composite score is below the 

minimum requirements as stated above, the student may appeal to the 
Admissions Committee. 

B. Students accepted on academic probation may take no more than 13 

semester hours during the first semester. 
C. Students accepted on academic probation are required to take 
Academic Power Tools — a class designed for students who want to 
learn to be successful in college. An additional fee is required that is 
not included in tuition charges. 

Transfer Credits 

Transfer credits may be applied toward the requirements for a degree 



ADMISSIONS 13 



when the student has satisfactorily completed a minimum of 12 semester 
hours in residence. Credit by examination taken at other colleges will be 
accepted according to Southern Adventist University standards (see 
"University Credit by Examination" in the Academic Policies section of the 
Catalog on page 45). A maximum of 72 semester hours may be accepted 
from a college where the highest degree offered is the associate 
degree. Background deficiencies revealed by transcripts and entrance 
examinations will be given individual attention. 

Credit may be granted for courses taken at institutions which are not 
regionally accredited only after the student has completed at least 16 
semester hours at Southern Adventist University with a 2.00 or better 
average. Transfer courses that are comparable to Southern Adventist 
University courses may be recorded with an earned grade of "D" or better in 
general education and a "C" earned grade for a major. 

A student who has been dismissed from another institution because of 
poor scholarship or citizenship, or who is on probation from that institution, is 
not generally eligible for admission until s/he can qualify for readmission to 
the institution from which s/he has been dismissed. 

Transfer students must submit both their official college and high 
school transcripts to the Enrollment Services Office before being 
allowed to register for classes. 

ADMISSION OF SPECIAL STUDENTS 

Mature individuals who do not meet the above University admission 
requirements and who do not wish to become degree candidates, but who 
may desire limited credit for transfer to another institution of higher learning, 
may register as special students. A special student may enroll for a 
maximum of five semester hours per term. 

ADMISSION OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 

In addition to meeting the freshman or transfer acceptance criteria, an 
international student must send official copies of all credits, degrees, 
diplomas and other credentials, with validation by school or national officials. 
These should be in the original language, accompanied by a translation (not 
an interpretation) in English, and certified by an American Embassy official if 
possible. 

The deadline for international student applications to be received by the 
Enrollment Services Office is June 30 for the fall registration, and October 30 
for the winter registration. 

Students from countries which administer the G.C.E. (General Certificate 
of Education) examinations must have earned five (5) or more "0" level 
academic subject passes (generally at one sitting, with marks 1 through 6 or 
A through D). Subjects must include English, a natural science, and three 
others selected from a second language, mathematics, science, and social 
studies. Proficiency in English, both written and oral, must be proven before 
admission. This may be done by taking: (1) the Test of English as a Foreign 
Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test (IBT); (2) the TOEFL Paper-Based 
Test (PBT); or (3) the TOEFL Computer-Based Test (CBT). Students whose 
TOEFL (IBT) score is 79 (PBT 550 or CBT 213) or higher meet the official 
admission level. 

All students desiring an I-20 must first submit a legible copy of their 
passport, showing legal name. 

All international students with student visas are required by current 



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LDMISSIONS 



immigration laws to be enrolled in a full course study (a minimum of 12 
hours) for each semester in attendance. NOND 080/090, Academic Power 
Tools, may count as part of the international student's load. 

According to current immigration laws, international students with student 
visas may work on campus provided that employment is available, and 
provided that the student is enrolled in a full course of study (minimum of 12 
hours) for each semester in attendance and is making progress to the 
completion of a degree. On-campus employment is limited up to 20 hours 
per week when there are regular classes held. Such employment may be 
full time (up to 40 hours per week) during school vacation periods provided 
that the student intends to register for the subsequent academic semester. 
The Human Resources Office monitors hours worked and notifies the 
student and the campus employer when a student works in excess of 20 
hours per week. If a student's work exceeds 20 hours per week, the student 
will become out of status with Immigration Services. Spouses may work 
only if they have a student visa (or other eligible visa) of their own. 

International students on non-immigrant visas are required by law to 
secure permission before accepting any off-campus employment. 

International students should not leave their homeland until they have in 
their possession: 

1.An admissions letter of acceptance from Southern Adventist University 

2. Form I-20 (from Southern Adventist University) 

3. A valid passport 

4. A valid visa to enter the United States 

5. Sufficient funds for the first year at Southern Adventist University — in 

addition to the international security deposit of US$3,000 required of 
all non-U. S. citizens except for citizens of Canada, Bermuda, and the 
Bahamas. 
In addition to the regular University expenses, there are other expenses 

for an international student. (Please refer to the Financing Your Education 

section of the Catalog.) 

ADMISSION OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) STUDENTS 

Students that meet the admission criteria of an international student 
except for the TOEFL requirements can be accepted as an English as a 
Second Language (ESL) student if they have a TOEFL IBT score between 
45 and 78 (PBT 450-549 or CBT 133-212). ESL students must enroll as 
special advisees of the English Department which administers the language 
classes. Students whose TOEFL IBT scores are below 45 (PBT 450 or CBT 
133) are not eligible for admission to the University. See page 137 in the 
English Department section of the Catalog for additional ESL information. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT 

Students majoring in business and management should refer to the School 
of Business and Management section of the Catalog for requirements 
pertaining to the admission into the School. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF COMPUTING 

Students majoring in computer science should refer to the School of 
Computing section of the Catalog for requirements pertaining to admission to 
the School. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY 



ADMISSIONS 



15 



Students who plan to teach in elementary or secondary schools should 
refer to the School of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog for 
admission requirements to the Teacher Education Program. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND 
COMMUNICATION 

Students majoring in journalism and communication should refer to the 
School of Journalism and Communication section of the Catalog for 
requirements pertaining to admission into the School. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC 

Students majoring in music should refer to the School of Music section of 
the Catalog for requirements pertaining to admission into the School. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF NURSING 

Students applying to nursing courses as a freshman or as a transfer 
student should refer to the School of Nursing section of the Catalog for 
requirements pertaining to admission into the School. 

ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF RELIGION 

Students majoring in religion should refer to the School of Religion section 
of the Catalog for requirements pertaining to the admission into the School. 

EXTENSION CLASSES 

Extension classes are university classes offered on the campuses of 
Southern Union academies as an opportunity for seniors to earn university 
credit in skills areas that will fulfill part of the General Education requirements 
at Southern Adventist University. Instructors are academy teachers who are 
qualified with appropriate credentials and experience. 

To enroll in an extension class, students must be members of the senior 
class with a grade point average of 3.00 or above during the years of their 
secondary education. 

The extension classes must duplicate as nearly as possible their university 
counterparts in content, degree of difficulty, testing and grading. The use of 
formal Advanced Placement (AP) courses may be used where such are 
available. 

Academies that would like to participate in this program must contact the 
Vice President of Academic Administration to make application. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION 

Prospective students should request application forms from the 

Enrollment Services Office or can apply on the Internet at 

www.southern.edu . 

Completed applications should be returned to the Enrollment Services 

Office with an application fee of $25. 

It is the student's responsibility to request any former schools (high 

school and college) to forward transcripts to the Admissions Office in 

support of the application. These will become the property of the 

University. 

It is the student's responsibility to forward the ACT or SAT test scores 

to the Enrollment Services Office. 

Upon receipt and evaluation of the application, transcripts of credits 

and test scores, the Enrollment Services Office will notify the applicant 

of the action taken. 



16 Admissions 



Southern Adventist University must have received a final official 
high school transcript or GED scores and a transcript from the high 
school last attended from each new student before he or she will be 
allowed to proceed to registration. 

WHEN TO APPLY OR REAPPLY 

Southern gives acceptance priority to those that submit their application 
no later than March 31. Applications received after March 31 will be 
processed on a space availability basis. 

All new and transfer students who have received academic acceptance 
will be mailed a Commitment Deposit Card. To register for classes, this 
card must be completed and returned to the Enrollment Services Office with 
a $250 Commitment Deposit. Deadlines are July 16 for the fall semester 
and November 16 for the winter semester. The $250 is not an additional 
fee, it will be used as the housing deposit unless the student will not be in 
university housing. For those not in university housing, the $250 will be 
applied to the student's account. The Commitment Deposit is refundable 
until the deadlines. After that date, the student will forfeit the deposit. The 
Commitment Deposit is required of any new or transfer student seeking 
enrollment whether residence hall or village. 



ADMISSION TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS 

For information on graduate programs or a copy of the Graduate Catalog, 
please contact the Dean of Graduate Studies at 423.236.2912. 
The degrees offered are: 

School of Business and Management 

Master of Business Administration 

- Accounting 

- Church and Nonprofit Leadership 

- Healthcare Administration 

- Human Resource Management 

- Management 

- Marketing Management 
Master of Financial Services 
Master of Science in Administration 

School of Education and Psychology 

Master of Science 

- Community Counseling 

- Marriage and Family Therapy 

- School Counseling 

Master of Science in Education 

- Curriculum and Instruction 

- Educational Administration and Supervision 

- Inclusive Education 

- Literacy Education 

- Outdoor Teacher Education 



School of Nursing 

Master of Science in Nursing 



ADMISSIONS 



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- Adult Nurse Practitioner 

- Family Nurse Practitioner 

- Nurse Educator 

- Post Master's Certificate 

Dual Degree— MSN and MBA 

- Accelerated RN to MSN 

- Accelerated Dual Degree 

School of Religion 

Master of Arts 

- Church Leadership and Management 

- Evangelism 

- Homiletics 

- Religious Education 

- Religious Studies 



Student Life and Services 



A university is not only classroom instruction, but also a mode of 
association. The effectiveness of the University program is enhanced if 
students develop their interests and meet their needs th rough participation in 
the nonacademic activities provided. Students are encouraged to take 
advantage of the facilities and opportunities planned for their cultural, social, 
and spiritual growth . 

CAMPUS SAFETY 

The Campus Safety department safeguards campus residents, property, 
and facilities. Its responsibilities include fire prevention and detection, 
traffic control, campus escort service, assistance with vehicle jump starts and 
lockouts, vehicle registration, card entry, arrangements for emergency after 
hours transportation, the maintenance of campus safety and order. 
Campus Safety is also responsible for the public address system, recording 
of programs and classroom presentations as per request. Campus Safety is 
located at 5061 Industrial Drive. 

CAREER SERVICES 

Key elements in selecting an academic major and career are discovering 
one's interests, abilities, and vocational values. Students are invited to 
discuss career options, self-assessment, aptitudes, interests, vocational 
values, and goals with a counselor by visiting or calling the Counseling & 
Testing Services office located in the Student Success Center on the third 
floor of Lynn Wood Hall. 

The career services staff offers assistance in resume and cover letter 
preparation, graduate school and employment application processing, and 
job interview preparation. Recruiters from professional schools and 
businesses regularly visit the University to interview seniors. Annual job 
opportunities and health career fairs provide students with opportunities to 
network with employers. 

CHAPLAIN'S OFFICE 

Any student of Southern Adventist University has the opportunity to enrich 
his/her personal relationship with Jesus through Campus Ministries activities. 
Through the programs coordinated from the Chaplain's Office, students can 
engage in a wide variety of on- and off-campus spiritual activities. Student 
leaders working with the campus chaplain direct out-reach activities such as 
Campus Ministries, CABL (Collegiate Adventist for Better Living), Destiny 
Drama Company, Collegiate Missions, and numerous religious programs. 

Southern Adventist University enjoys a reputation of having a strong 
commitment to mission service. There are opportunities for short-term 
mission projects as well as traditional Student Missionary positions or 
volunteer Task Force positions. The Student Missionary assignments from 
the world divisions are published by the General Conference Adventist 
Volunteer Center on their web site. Students interested in any mission or 
Task Force position may work through the Chaplain's Office for information 
and placement in mission positions. 

The campus chaplain serves as a pastor for the University campus. The 
chaplain is available for spiritual counseling, personal and relationship 
concerns, or any situation in which students desire personal and professional 



counseling. It is the desire of the Chaplain's Office to provide a safe, 
confidential setting for students to discuss personal issues. 

Since many university students choose a life partner while here at the 
University, the Chaplain's Office provides various premarital inventories and 
counseling programs to aid in the establishment of healthy Christian 
relationships. 
CONCERT-LECTURE SERIES 

Each year a concert-lecture series featuring significant artists and lecturers 
is provided for students, generally in connection with the weekly convocation 
program. The cost of admission for students is included in the tuition. 

CONVOCATION 

Convocation exercises in the residence halls and for the entire student 
body serve educational and spiritual purposes. They also provide an element 
of unity which is one of the most desirable features of private education such 
as is found at Southern Adventist University. The spiritual emphasis weeks 
and the weekend church services assist in the spiritual growth of the 
students. Students are required to attend these services regularly. Failure to 
do so will jeopardize the student's current status and readmission privileges. 

COUNSELING AND TESTING SERVICES 

Each student is assigned an academic adviser who will assist in program 
planning and give advice and guidance on academic questions throughout 
the school year. Students may also seek counseling regarding academic 
concerns from any member of the faculty. 

Students who wish to seek assistance from a professional counselor 
should contact Counseling Services in the Student Success Center located 
on the third floor of Lynn Wood Hall (423-236-2782). A wide variety of 
resources to assist students adjust to university life are available. Personal 
and career counseling, consultation, testing, advisement for international 
students, and referral services are provided in a confidential caring 
environment. 

Southern Adventist University is an established non-Saturday National 
Test Center for the administration of entrance examinations for students 
applying to graduate and professional schools. Contact Testing Services in 
the Student Success Center for test applications and test date information. 

DINING 

For the promotion of student health and enjoyment, Southern Adventist 
University provides a complete vegetarian cafeteria service, organized to 
serve student needs. The spacious dining hall is an inviting center of social 
and cultural life at the University, and service by the cafeteria staff is 
available for the many student and faculty social functions. Auxiliary dining 
rooms are available for meetings of various student or faculty organizations. 
The Food Service Department also operates two vegetarian fast-food shops 
on the campus. K.R.'s Place is conveniently located in the Student Center 
and the Campus Kitchen is at the nearby Fleming Plaza. 

DISABILITIES - REHABILITATION ACT (1973) Section 504: Services for 
Students with Special Needs 

Students with physical or academic disabilities that could impact their 
learning experiences at Southern must contact Learning Success Services 
(LSS), by phone (423-236-2838) or in person, to schedule an appointment 
with the Disability Services Coordinator. LSS is located on the third floor of 
Lynn Wood Hall. It is expected that students with disabilities will make this 



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contact during the first three weeks of the semester. Otherwise, the process 
of certifying eligibility and arranging for reasonable accommodations will 
probably not be completed in time to meet their needs before mid-term. 
Students who contact LSS after the first month of the semester should not 
plan on receiving accommodations for that semester. 

Southern is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973) 

and is dedicated to the elimination of architectural and prejudicial barriers 

which prevent any qualified person from attending. SAU has established 

LSS to provide disability services according to the provisions of applicable 

disability law. 

The University does not assume responsibility of identifying students who 
qualify for accommodations or special services. The student must 1) 
voluntarily and confidentially identify to the Disability Services Coordinator as 
having a qualifying disability and 2) provide appropriate documentation to 
meet the requirements for being certified to receive accommodations. 

Details about the services available and the requirements and processes 
involved in qualifying for accommodations at Southern, can be found at 
lss.southern.edu. From the Student Links menu select the Disability 
Support option. 

DISCIPLINE 

Discipline refers to any action taken by Southern Adventist University 
relative to a student's social standing. All student disciplinary procedures 
are under the direction of the Vice-President for Student Services, who works 
with the residence hall deans in handling student disciplinary cases. The 
vice-president for Student Services may separate a student from the school, 
suspend a student, deny re-admission, or place a student on citizenship 
probation. For further details, consult the Student Handbook. 

HEALTH SERVICE 

The University Health Center strives to provide high quality health care for 
the students of Southern Adventist University. Services are provided by a 
nurse practitioner under the supervision of a physician. The Health Center 
is open during regular university working hours. To maximize healthcare for 
all students it is the normal procedure for students to be seen at the Health 
Center. Registered nurses are on-call for urgent needs when the Health 
Center is not open. 

The Health Center is available to all students and student dependents that 
are on school insurance. 

Visits for minor illnesses or injuries, wound care, blood pressure checks, 
and equipment loans are free. Visits requiring prescriptions or expanded 
medical care, physicals, lab tests, immunizations, and medications or 
supplies will have a charge. The Health Center will bill the school insurance 
but the students should plan to file their own private insurance. Charges 
from the Health Center and some prescriptions may be placed on the 
student's account. 

University policy requires all students to have adequate accident and 
health insurance covering both inpatient and outpatient services. The same 
coverage is encouraged for all spouses and dependents. This requirement 
can be met by (a) enrolling in the student insurance plan, or (b) waiving the 
student insurance plan by providing information regarding coverage from 
another policy or health care plan. All students living in a residence hall or 
other student housing must purchase the student insurance plan unless 



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waiving the coverage. A student taking six hours or more who has not 
waived the coverage will be automatically enrolled in this insurance plan at 
registration. 

A policy brochure describing benefits, terms, and limits is available from 
the Risk Management department. The waiver is valid for one year and is 
only effective upon providing information regarding other insurance. 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM 

Southern Adventist University has a personal interest in the success of the 
student desiring a university education. There is much that the student must 
do to get acquainted with the academic, social, and religious life of the 
University by perusing this Catalog and the Southern Adventist University 
Student Handbook. Instruction and counsel are given which will help the 
student better understand the University program and what is expected of 
him/her as a citizen of the University community. 

Orientation for new students is held prior to the fall term. It includes 
examinations and instruction helpful in course planning. The student is 
introduced to the facilities, 

purposes, and functions of the University. Social occasions are also 
provided when 

students may meet faculty members and fellow students. All new freshman 
and transferring students are required to attend the orientation program. 

PHOTO RELEASE 

By enrolling at Southern Adventist University, students authorize the use 
and reproduction by the University, or anyone authorized by the University, 
of any images taken while enrolled at the University, whether video or 
photo, film or digital, whether distributed by print medium, video cassette, 
CD, DVD, internet, television, or any other mode or medium, whether now 
existing or subsequently developed. All such images, however stored, shall 
constitute Southern Adventist University property solely and completely. 
Students will not be entitled to compensation for the use of the images. 

RESIDENCE HALL LIVING 

Living in a university residence hall with its daily "give and take" prepares 
the student to meet life with equanimity, teaches respect for the rights and 
opinions of others, and offers first-hand experience in adjusting to a social 
group. Four residence halls that serve the needs of our students are: Talge 
Hall, Thatcher Hall, Thatcher South, and Southern Village. 

To assure students this beneficial experience, the University requires 
those students who take more than three semester hours of class work and 
who are unmarried, under 23 years of age, and not living with their parents or 
other approved relatives in the vicinity, to reside in one of the residence halls. 
Those over the age 23 may be asked to find alternate housing either in 
Student Family Housing or off-campus. 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS 

The Director of Student Life and Activities plans social activities in 
consultation with the Student Activities Committee. Additional social 
programs are sponsored during the year by clubs and organizations. 

In addition to the Student Association, more than 30 campus organizations 
provide opportunities for enrichment, leadership training, and enjoyment. 
They include church-related organizations — Campus Ministries; Student 
Ministerial Association; clubs related to academic interests sponsored by the 



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departments; social clubs — Sigma Theta Chi (women), Upsilon Delta Phi 
(men), Black Christian Union, Christian Veterans Association and the Latin 
American Club, and special interest or hobby clubs. 

STANDARDS OF CONDUCT 

In harmony with the objectives of the University, high standards of 
behavior are maintained to encourage the development of genuine Christian 
character. Mature Christian students of sound spiritual and social integrity 
appreciate standards that elevate and ennoble. Admission to Southern 
Adventist University is a privilege that requires the acceptance of and 
compliance with published and announced regulations. Only those whose 
principles and interests are in harmony with the ideals of the University and 
who willingly subscribe to the social program as ordered are welcomed. It 
therefore follows that since students at Southern Adventist University receive 
an education subsidized by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, those who 
engage in activities determined to be detrimental to the church on or off 
campus will not be knowingly accepted or retained. 

A student who is out of harmony with the social policies of the University, 
who is uncooperative, and whose attitude gives evidence of an unresponsive 
nature may be advised to withdraw without specific charge. 

Each student is expected to become acquainted with the standards of 
conduct published in the Southern Adventist University Student Handbook. 
The handbook includes levels of social discipline and the appeal route. A 
copy may be obtained from the office of the Vice President for Student 
Services. Interim announcements of policies adopted by the administration 
are of equal force with those listed in official publications. 

STUDENT ASSOCIATION 

Every undergraduate student at Southern Adventist University who is 
taking eight or more semester hours of class work is a member of the 
Student Association with voting privileges in the election of officers. The 
association affords opportunities for leadership development and for 
cooperation in achieving the objectives of Southern Adventist University. The 
association assists the University administration and faculty in the 
implementation of policies and assumes responsibility in giving direction to 
campus activities entrusted to it. The association's activities are 
coordinated and communicated through the Student Senate and cabinet and 
their several committees. The activities and responsibilities of the officers 
and the detailed organization of the Student Association are outlined in the 
Student Association Constitution and Bylaws. 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT 

Southern Adventist University encourages every student to balance work 
and study. If a student wants to work, is physically and emotionally able to 
work, and has arranged his/her class schedule to accommodate a 
reasonable work schedule, he/she may be able to obtain employment on 
campus. Students seeking employment should contact the Human 
Resources Office for information; however, students are responsible for 
securing their own employment. 

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRODUCTIONS 

As a vital part of its community of learning, Southern Adventist University 
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exercised in the spirit of Christian fellowship, responsible freedom of 
expression and debate of issues enhances the university community. 
Editors and producers are encouraged to express themselves freely within 
the parameters of the philosophy, standards, and mission statement of the 
University. 

Student media are the voices of both students and faculty, representing 
the visual and creative arts, both in print and non-print formats. The student 
media provides a marketplace of ideas in a university environment. Student 
media serve not only the current residents of the campus, but also document 
the culture and history of the institution. 

Approved student-produced media on campus are the Festival Studios 
(multimedia year in review), Joker (pictorial directory), Numerique (student 
phone directory), Southern Accent (student newspaper), Southern Memories 
(yearbook), and Campus Chatter (weekly announcements). Southern 
Adventist University is the legal publisher of all of the approved 
student-produced media. 



Academic En r ic h m e n t Se r v ic e s 



E. A. ANDERSON LECTURE SERIES 

The E. A. Anderson Lecture Series is an annual feature of the business 
curriculum. The series is made possible by the generosity of E. A. Anderson 
of Atlanta, Georgia, for the purpose of giving the student a broader 
understanding of the business world. The public is invited to attend the 
lectures free of charge; however, for a fee, continuing education credit is 
available. Lectures are presented at 8 p.m. on Monday evenings during the 
second semester, in the E. A. Anderson Business Seminar Room, Brock 
Hall, Room 333. 

EUGENE A. ANDERSON ORGAN CONCERT SERIES 

The Eugene A. Anderson Organ Concert Series was initiated in 1986 to 
provide world-class organ concerts on the campus of Southern Adventist 
University. The foremost organists from throughout the world present these 
concerts. Select performances are broadcast internationally on the 
American Public Radio Program, "Pipe Dreams." The series is made 
possible through the generosity of Eugene A. Anderson of Atlanta, Georgia, 
for the education and enjoyment of the students and the general public. 

The Anton Heiller Memorial Organ, a 70-stop 108-rank tracker organ, was 
dedicated in the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church in April, 1986, 
and is the largest of its kind in North America. A second instrument, a 
Renaissance mean-tone organ with two manuals and 13 stops, is housed in 
the music building's Ackerman Auditorium. Both were built by John 
Brombaugh and Associates of Eugene, Oregon. 

CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES 

Ackerman Auditorium in J. Mabel Wood Hall is the setting for the Chamber 
Music Series. Each semester two or three artists and/or ensembles provide a 
variety of listening experiences for students, faculty, and the community. 
Artists are chosen in such a fashion that over a four-year period a student 
can become acquainted with solo and ensemble music of many style 
periods. Master classes are often scheduled in conjunction with a concert. 

E. O. GRUNDSET LECTURE SERIES 

The E. O. Grundset Lecture Series is jointly sponsored by the Southern 
Adventist University Chapter (Kappa Phi) of the Beta Beta Beta National 
Biological Honor Society and the Biology Department. Five or more lectures 
are presented each semester by guest speakers. The general public is 
invited. 

The lectures are divided into two categories. The Technical Research 
Seminars are designed to update students, faculty, and the community on 
current biological research as well as to illustrate to students how biological 
knowledge is acquired through research. The Natural History Lectures are 
less technical and provide a general understanding of organismic and 
ecological biology, either by a description of the plants or animals in a certain 
region or an account of the behavior, habits, or ecology of certain species. 

GERHARD F. HASEL LECTURESHIP ON BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP 

The Gerhard F. Hasel Lectureship on Biblical Scholarship serves to 
promote biblical scholarship, particularly by inviting recognized 



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non-Seventh-day Adventist scholars to lecture on the campus of Southern 
Adventist University each winter semester. The lectureship also serves to 
maintain a mutually helpful interchange between Adventist and non-Adventist 
biblical scholars, and to expose students and faculty to varied research and 
views in order to challenge and fortify reasons for biblical faith. The 
lectureship is sponsored by the E. G. White Memorial Chair in Religion. 

INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY 

The Institute of Archaeology, under the auspices of the School of Religion, 
coordinates archaeological programs through course offerings, the Lynn H. 
Wood Archaeological Museum, laboratories, a research library, excavations, 
and publications. 

INSTITUTE OF EVANGELISM AND WORLD MISSIONS 

The Robert H. Pierson Institute of Evangelism and World Missions, under 
the auspices of the School of Religion, provides coordination and funding for 
students and faculty to engage in direct evangelistic and missionary 
opportunities, as well as research and resources through the Evangelistic 
Resource Center. 

LEARNING SUCCESS SERVICES 

Learning Success Services (LSS), located on the third floor of Lynn Wood 
Hall, provides staff and equipment in a supportive Christian environment to 
assist and encourage all students in their pursuit of learning. One-on-one 
tutoring by appointment is available in most academic areas. Students with 
expertise in academic areas are encouraged to seek employment as tutors. 
LSS offers seminars, classes, and tutoring in study skills, time management, 
organization, and learning. The Disability Services office is also at LSS. 
Students with documented disabilities should read the section about 
Disabilities in this Catalog on page 17. 

LIBRARIES 

Within a Christian context, McKee Library manages the academic 
knowledge commons and instructs users in its proper use, because 
knowledge is the foundation for critical thinking. A variety of educational 
resources in print, non-print, and electronic format are made available to the 
students and the faculty of the University. Professional librarians and staff 
are available to help students and faculty with their individual research needs 
as well as providing class instruction and tours. McKee Library's website is 
a central source for accessing information and is located at 
http://library.southern.edu. Research Central links students and faculty to 
the online catalog, over 100 databases, over 21,000 full-text periodicals, a 
journal locator, and selected websites. The Services and About Us pages 
provide information about McKee Library and its services. Students enrolled 
in online courses may access the McKee Library-Distance Education page 
located at http://disted.southern.edu. The print collection contains over 
150,000 volumes housed in open stacks. Over 4,000 items are housed in 
the media collection. One thousand one hundred print periodicals are 
currently received which include a large number of titles kept permanently on 
microform. Special collections in the library include the Dr. Vernon Thomas 
Memorial 

Civil War and Abraham Lincoln Collection: books, letters, manuscripts, 
newspapers, 
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History. Individual study carrels and group study tables provide areas for 
student learning. 

MARINE BIOLOGICAL STATION 

Southern Adventist University is affiliated with Walla Walla College's 
Rosario Beach Marine Biological Station to enrich and supplement its 
on-campus programs. 

This Marine Biological Station is located on Fidalgo Island in the Puget 
Sound in the state of Washington and provides students with opportunities 
to study marine habitats in a temperate climate. This station also furnishes 
facilities for summer class work and 

research. Its close proximity to biomes ranging from sea bottom to Alpine 
tundra provides an excellent opportunity for instruction and investigation. 

ROBERT H. PIERSON LECTURE SERIES 

The Robert H. Pierson Lectureship is sponsored in November of every 
year by the School of Religion under the auspices of the Ellen G. White 
Memorial Chair in Religion. The lectures are meant to facilitate the training 
of ministers and other religion majors in Biblical Studies, Theology, History, 
Adventist Studies, Homiletics, Church Leadership, and in other areas of 
preparation. 

WSMC FM90.5 

WSMC FM90.5 (Chattanooga's classical station) is a 100,000 watt, 
noncommercial, fine arts radio station licensed to Southern Adventist 
University. 

WSMC provides training for students in the field of broadcasting. The 
station regularly hires between 15 and 20 students as on-air announcers, 
reporters, production, marketing, and development assistants. The station is 
an excellent way for the student to receive hands-on experience in the field 
of broadcasting and public radio/development. 

WSMC represents the University to the Greater Chattanooga community, 
with a coverage area including a 94-mile radius of Chattanooga. Founded in 
1961, it is the oldest noncommercial fine arts station in southeastern 
Tennessee. WSMC was the first radio station in a seven-state region to 
receive satellite capability. The station also exists as an outreach of the 
University — striving to enhance the quality of life in the community. 

The station produces high-quality fine arts, informational, educational, and 
inspirational programs. WSMC broadcasts programs from Public Radio 
International, National Public Radio, and American Public Media, as well as 
news from the BBC. 

WSMC's broadcast studios are located in Brock Hall. The facility includes 
a studio-quality production room, news room, music library, and on-air 
studios. 



Academic Policies 



PLANNING A COURSE OF STUDY 

When planning their course work, students should acquaint themselves 
with their chosen program of study and graduation requirements outlined in 
this Catalog. Students who have not decided their course of study before 
entering the University may take a general program exploring several fields. 
This approach need not result in loss of credits if carefully planned. 

Freshman students may consult faculty members during the summer 
months before the beginning of the fall term. Students planning to teach 
should consult the School of Education and Psychology to include teacher 
education courses as a part of their program in order to qualify for 
denominational and state certification. 

Degree candidates are responsible for satisfying all degree requirements. 
They may choose to meet the requirements of any one Catalog in effect 
during the period of residency. If students discontinue their education for a 
period of twelve months or more, they must qualify according to the Catalog 
in force at the time of their return. 

GENERAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree 

The general and specific degree requirements for a master's degree are 
described in a separate Graduate Catalog, available by writing to the 
graduate school. Master's degrees are available in the fields of Business, 
Counseling, Education, Nursing, and Religion. 

GENERAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Baccalaureate Degree 

The general degree requirements for a baccalaureate degree are as 

follows: 

♦ Satisfactory make-up of admissions deficiencies. 

♦ A minimum of 124 semester hours with a resident and cumulative grade 
point average of 2.00 (C) or above.* Students earning the Bachelor of 
Music degree will take 138-142 semester hours. 

♦ A minimum of 40 hours of upper division credit, to include at least 14 
upper division hours in the major for a B.A. degree and at least 18 upper 
division hours in the major for all other degrees. 

♦ Completion of a major and minor (two majors accepted) for a B.A. degree 
or completion of a major for other degrees with a cumulative grade point 
average of 2.25 in the major,* completion of the General Education 
requirements, and electives to satisfy the total credit requirements for 
graduation. Courses completed with grades lower than a "C-" will not be 
applied on a major or minor. Grades of "C" or better are required for the 
Nursing major and grades of "C" or better are required for Nursing cognate 
courses. 

♦ More than one major may be earned provided all courses required for 
each major and its cognates are completed. Each major must include a 
minimum of 20 semester hours that do not overlap with any other major or 
minor. 

♦ More than one minor may be earned provided all courses required for 
each minor are completed. Each minor must include a minimum of 12 
semester hours that do not overlap with any other major or minor. 



*For educational certification, all secondary and elementary majors must have a minimum overall grade 
point, major, and education average of 2.75. The Nursing Major requires a GPA of 2.50 in cognate 
courses as well as in the major. The Clinical Laboratory Science Major requires minimum grades of C- 
and a minimum average of 2.25 in the major and cognates. The School of Religion and the Social Work 
Department require a minimum overall GPA of 2.50. 



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GENERAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Baccalaureate, continued 

♦ Bachelor of Art degrees are exempt from completing a minor if the student 
is a Southern Scholar or working towards certification. 

♦ Completion of an examination as required by the department or school. 

♦ Students wishing to obtain a second degree will need to complete, beyond 
the 124 minimum hours required, a minimum of 30 hours, including 16 
hours upper division, and a new major. 

GENERAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Associate Degree 

♦ A minimum of 64 semester hours and a resident and cumulative grade 
point average of 2.00 (C) or above. Nursing majors need 69 semester 
hours and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. 

♦ Completion of a major, the General Education requirements, and electives 
to satisfy the total credit requirements for graduation. Courses completed 
with grades lower than "C-" will not be applied on a major. 

♦ Students who have completed one associate degree and who wish to 
obtain another associate degree may do so upon completion of the 
curriculum prescribed for the second degree. 

The work completed for the second degree must include at least 24 hours 
in residence over and above the number of hours earned for the first 
degree. If the second associate degree is earned subsequent to the first 
associate degree, the requirements for the second degree will be 
governed by the provisions of the Catalog in effect at the time the student 
re-enters the University for work toward the second degree. 

♦ Students who wish to obtain an associate degree at the time they receive 
a baccalaureate degree may do so if the degrees are in different fields. If 
requirements for an associate and a baccalaureate degree in the same 
field are completed at the same time, only the higher degree will be 
conferred. 

ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS 

♦ A minimum of 32 semester hours which meet the requirements of a 
specific one-year program. 

♦ A resident and cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C) or above. 
Grades in the technical area below "C-" will not be accepted. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Minor 

♦ A minimum of eighteen semester hours of which six must be upper 
division credit. 

CLASS STANDING 

Freshmen 0-23 semester hours 

Sophomores 24-54 semester hours 

Juniors 55-93 semester hours 

Seniors 94 semester hours 

Eligibility for class office requires a grade point average of 2.25 and a good 
citizenship record. 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 

Degree Candidacy: A student becomes a degree candidate when s/he 

enters the school term during which it will be possible to complete all 
requirements for graduation. A senior contract for graduation must be made 
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year. 

Dates of Graduation: The date of graduation will be (a) the date of 
commencement for those graduating in December or May and (b) for others, 
the last day of the month in which graduation requirements are met and an 
official transcript is received at the Records and Advisement Office. There 
are three commencement services. One at the end of the first semester, 
another at the end of the second semester, and summer commencement in 
July. 

Transcripts: Before a student will be allowed to graduate, transcripts of all 
correspondence and transfer credits must be received at the Records and 
Advisement Office. 

Participation in Graduation Exercises: Students are allowed to participate 

in commencement exercises only if they have completed all the courses 

required for graduation. 

Deferred Graduation: Students ordinarily graduate under the requirements 
of the Catalog of the year in which they enter the University. Students who 
are studying for a baccalaureate degree and fail to graduate within six 
calendar years (four years for an associate degree), must plan to conform to 
the current Catalog. 

RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS 

Baccalaureate Degree: Twenty-five percent of the total semester hours 

required for the baccalaureate degree must be taken in residency including 
30 of the last 36 hours completed preceding the conferment of the degree. 
The total hours taken in residence must include fifteen in upper division, nine 
of which must be in the major and three in the minor fields. 

Associate Degree: Twenty-five percent of the total semester hours 
required for the associate degree must be taken in residency including 30 of 
the last 36 hours completed preceding the conferment of the degree. The 
total hours taken in residence must include fifteen in the major field of study 
and three in the minor if a minor is taken. 

Certificate Programs: Eighteen semester hours of credit must be 

completed in residence immediately preceding the conferment of a one-year 

certificate. 

Transfer Credit: Prior arrangements must be made with the Records and 
Advisement Office to take courses for transfer credit at another college or 
university during any session the student is simultaneously enrolled at 
Southern Adventist University and during any summer after initial enrollment. 
See department/school sections of the Catalog for classes which must be 
taken in residence. 

PREREQUISITE FOR TAKING UPPER DIVISION CLASSES 

Students must complete forty semester hours of 100 and 200 level 
courses (lower division) before enrolling in a 300 or 400 level course (upper 
division). The English Composition and mathematics requirements in 
area A, Basic Academic Skills, of General Education must be met 
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GENERAL EDUCATION 

General education is an important part of the student's experience at 
Southern Adventist University. The general education structure is designed 
to provide the student opportunity to develop those values and competencies 
that mark an educated person and prepare him or her for leadership in 
today's complex society. While recognizing the validity of many different 
general education programs, the faculty of SAU have designed the following 
sequence that provides development of academic skills and opportunities for 
self-fulfillment and conveys basic values of both the Seventh-day Adventist 
Church and western civilization. Students may exercise considerable 
latitude when selected courses to comply with General Education 
requirements. 

As a requirement of graduation, all baccalaureate seniors must take the 
Academic Profile Test in the fall of their senior year. Failure to achieve 
proficiency at level one in each category will necessitate retaking the entire 
exam at the student's expense. 

Writing Across the Curriculum: The Writing Across the Curriculum 

program at Southern Adventist University is one of the longest-running 
programs of its kind in the nation. The goal of the program is to assist 
students in developing writing skills suitable to various disciplines. Such skills 
will also make students more competitive in the job market. Thus, candidates 
for the bachelor's degree must complete three writing-emphasis classes as 
outlined in the General Education requirements. These classes are carefully 
tailored to emphasize personal growth in writing skills through both 
spontaneous and planned writing exercises. Students should also expect 
writing requirements in courses other than those designated as 
writing-emphasis courses. 

Community Service: Promotion of voluntary, unselfish service to mankind 
is a thread that runs through all programs of study at Southern Adventist 
University. Volunteerism, however, cannot be mandated. It can only be 
encouraged. Students at Southern are encouraged to volunteer for 
community service through government, philanthropic, cultural, political, 
church, medical, educational, environmental, and other organizations and 
agencies or through individual projects. Based on nominations from each 
academic department/school, Community Service Awards are presented 
each year at the annual Awards Convocation to students who have made an 
exceptional contribution of time and effort in serving others. 

Semester Hours 
Assoc. Bachelor's 
AREA A. ACADEMIC, COMMUNICATION, 
AND COMPUTER SKILLS 

A graduate of Southern Adventist University can use the skills of 
reading, writing, mathematics, oral communication and basic 
computing skills. 

Underlying all General Education requirements are the basic 

academic skills of English and mathematics. It is important for a 

graduate to be able to discern an author's organization, arguments, 

and supports, and to write coherently, fluently, and grammatically. 



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Graduates need numeric and symbolic computation skills to function 

successfully in our scientific and technological society. 
All English Composition and mathematics 
requirements in Area A must be completed before upper division 
work is undertaken. Upper division transfer students may take 
Area A requirements concurrently with upper division classes. 

1 . English 6-9 6-9 
ENGL 101 and 102 are required for both the associate 

and bachelor's degrees. Students with an Enhanced ACT 
English score below 17 must take English 100 before enrolling 
in ENGL 101. ESL students with TOEFL scores below 550 
must take the designated ESL courses and raise their TOEFL 
scores to 550 before enrolling in ENGL 101. 

2. Mathematics 0-3 0-3 
Students with a Mathematics ACT score below 22 must 

take one mathematics course (100 level or above). 
MATH 080 is required of all students who meet neither of 
the following criteria: 1) ACT Mathematics score of 16 
or above, 2) Completion of high school Algebra II with a 
grade of C or better. 

If MATH 080 is required, it must be completed with a 
grade of C or better before the student registers for any 
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Hours 

AREA A. ACADEMIC, COMMUNICATION, 

AND COMPUTER SKILLS, continued 



Semester 
Assoc. Bachelor's 



3. Candidates for the bachelor's degree must 
complete three writing-emphasis classes. 

These classes are identified by a "(W)" following the course name, 

[e.g., History of the South (W)] in the departmental listings. 

One such class must be in the student's major field and one must 
be outside the major field. The third may be chosen from any area. 
The writing done as a part of the program overseas completed 
by students majoring in International Studies, Spanish or French will be 
accepted in place of a specially designated "W" course in the major. 

4. Basic Computer Competencies 3 3 
Southern Adventist University defines computer competencies 

as including both concept-based competencies and skill-based 
competencies. 

All students must demonstrate the concept-based computer 
competencies by: 

a. Taking or challenging CPTE 1 00 which is offered in the 
classroom and online. 

OR 

b. Passing the Concept-Based Computer Competency Exam 
administrated by the School of Computing. 

OR 

c. Taking BUAD 317, CPTR 103, or EDUC 319. 

All students must demonstrate skill-based computer competencies 
by: 

a. Taking or challenging two hours or more in computer skill 
building courses that cover different application areas. 

OR 

b. Passing two different Skill-Based Computer Competency 
Exams administrated by the School of Computing. 

OR 

c. A combination of a and b. 

The computer skill building courses are CPTE 1 04, 1 05, 1 06, 1 07 
1 09, 1 1 0, 205, 245/345; BUAD 1 04 (covers three skill-based areas), 
105, 245/345; EDUC 319; MUED 250; TECH 249. 

5. Oral Communication 3 

3 
To meet speaking and listening competencies, students are 
required to take COMM 135, Introduction to Public Speaking. 
Degree programs with alternate requirements approved by the Oral 
Communication Committee and meeting the criteria for quality 
oral communication experiences and competencies set by the 
University for minimum general education and accreditation 
standards are B.S.W. Social Work, B.S. Family Studies, and 
B.A. History. 

AREA B. RELIGION 6 12 

A graduate of Southern Adventist University has a knowledge 
of the Bible and a sense of Christian community based on the 
teachings, beliefs, and history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

A correct understanding of the human condition results 
from a knowledge of the Bible as God's word, a commitment 
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from such knowledge and insight. 

Transfer students must take 3 hours for each year or 
part thereof in attendance at an SDA college or university 



Semester Hours 
Assoc. Bachelor's 



AREA B. RELIGION, continued 

with a minimum of 6 hours. Bachelor's degree students 

must take 12 hours of Religion and include one upper-division class. 

1. Biblical Studies 
All RELB courses. 

2. Religion and Theology Studies 
All RELT courses. 

3. Professional Studies 

One course may be chosen from RELP 240/340, 251 , 
264, or 468. 

AREAC. HISTORY, POLITICAL, 

AND ECONOMIC SYSTEMS 

A graduate of Southern Adventist University has knowledge of 
history and the skill to analyze political and economic systems. 
It is essential that one have an historical perspective in a society 
that allows its members a voice in shaping its political, social, and 
economic institutions. CLEP exam credit for history will only be 
accepted for three of the six hours required for a bachelor's level 
degree. Students with less than one secondary school credit for 
World History must include one ofthe following: 
HIST 174, 175,364,365,374,375,386,387 or 388. 

1. History 

All HIST courses except 490 and 497. 

2. Political and Economic Systems 

All PLSC courses; HMNT 215/415; ECON 213, 224, 225. 
[Students studying for licensure in elementary education 
may take GEOG 204 for C-2 credit.] 

AREA D. LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, FINE ARTS 



A graduate of Southern Adventist University can recognize the 
impact of arts and humanities on life and integrate such knowledge 
into personal experience. 

Language, literature, speech, and the fine arts convey ideas, values, 
and emotions. An acquaintance with these modes of communication 
enhances the ability to express oneself and fosters an appreciation of 
the cultural heritage of world civilization and the complexities of 
human existence. 
Bachelor's degree students must include at least 3 hours 
in two sub-areas. Students entering Southern Adventist 
University who have less than two secondary school credits 
of foreign language and who are pursuing a Bachelor of 
Arts degree must complete the elementary level of a foreign 
language. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree must check 
with their School/Department prior to taking MDLG 240-241 . 

1. Foreign Language 

FREN 101-102, 207-208; GRMN 101-102, 207-208; 

ITAL 1 01 -1 02, 207-208; MDLG 240-241 , 265; 

RELL 181-182, 191-192; SPAN 101-102, 207-208, 243. 

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Modern Languages Department and COMM 326. 
3. Music and Art Appreciation 

HMNT205;MUHL115, 118, 120,320,321,322,323; 
MUCH 216; ART 218/318, 342, 344, 345, 349. 



Semester Hours 
Assoc. Bachelor's 
AREA E. NATURAL SCIENCE 3-6 6-9 

A graduate of Southern Adventist University comprehends 
the basic concepts of science and can apply the scientific method to 
problem solving. 

A study of the sciences develops an inquiring attitude toward 
one's environment. It provides individuals with empirical and rational 
methods of inquiry and an awareness of both the potential and the 
limitations of pure and applied science in solving problems. 

Bachelor's degree students must take at least 3 

hours from each of 2 sub-areas or complete a 

science sequence course. Only one of the 

following may apply: BIOL 424, PHYS 317. 

Students who have less than two secondary school 

units in science must take 3 hours of science 

above the usual requirements; e.g. associate 

degree students must take 6 hours and bachelor's 

degree students must take 9 hours. 

Southern Scholars must take a sequence of two 

classes from the same department. See the "Honors 

Studies Sequence" section on page 30 of the 

Catalog for clarification. 

1. Biology 

BIOL 101-102, 103, 151-152, 225, 226, 250, 314, 424. 

2. Chemistry 

CHEM 107, 111-112, 113-114, 115, 151-152. 

3. Physics 

PHYS 127, 128, 155, 211-212, 213-214,317. 

4. Earth Science 
ERSC 105. 

AREA F. BEHAVIORAL, FAMILY, 

HEALTH SCIENCES 2 5 

A graduate of Southern Adventist University will have a 
knowledge of and be able to apply the dynamics of personal 
relationships, social interaction, and healthful living 
toward effective service. 

The basic social units significantly shape people's lives, 
and a knowledge of their workings is necessary to understand 
ourselves and others. 

Bachelor's degree students must include at least 2 

hours in 2 of the following sub-areas: 

1. Social Work and Family Studies 

PSYC 101, 122, 128, 217, 220 224, 231, 233, 249, 
315,349,377, 415;SOCW 211, 212, 230, 233, 249 
265/465, 296/496; EDUC 217; all SOCI courses 
except 201, 225, 245,360,365. 

2. Family Science 

BUAD 1 28; SOCI 201 , 225, 233, 365; 
SOCW233; PSYC 233. 

3. Health Science 

HLED 173; HLNT 135; NRNT 125. 



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Semester Hours 

Assoc. 

Bache 

lor's 

AREA 

G. 

ACTI 

VITY 

SKIL 

LS 



A graduate of Southern Adventist University will understand 
how to live a balanced life by following the principles of 
wellness and using leisure time wisely. The Seventh-day 
Adventist philosophy stresses the balanced development of the 
whole person. Toward this goal, education in the use of leisure 
time is important, particularly in recreational, creative, 
and practical skills. PEAC 225 is required for both the associate 
and the bachelor's degrees. An additional PEAC course is 
required for the bachelor's degree. 

1 . Creative Skills 

All MUPF courses; ART 101,104-105, 109-110, 
221-222, 223, 235, 300, 310; ARTG 339; 
ENGL312, 313, 314; JOUR 125,315. 
[Students studying for licensure in elementary 
education may take ART 230 for G-1 credit.] 

2. Practical Skills 

ACCT 1 03, 221 -222; ARTG 1 1 4, 21 

BUAD 126; COMM 103; CPIS 220; 

CPTR 124, 215; ENGR 149, 249; 

JOUR 105, 205; TECH 149, 154, 164, 245, 264. 

3. Recreational Skills 

PEAC 225 is required for both the associate and 

the bachelor's degrees. An additional PEAC course 

is required for the bachelor's degree. Optional 

pass/fail grading is available for all PEAC courses except 225. 

SOUTHERN SCHOLARS (Honors Program): 

The honors program is designed for students who bring to their baccalaureate 
studies a high degree of motivation and intellectual curiosity. Special projects, 
inter-disciplinary studies, and designated honors courses provide a challenging 
and intellectually stimulating educational experience. Degrees of depth and 
breadth are attained in this experience beyond those normally attained in regular 
baccalaureate studies. 

The program is administered by an Honors Committee which admits students 
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minimum program standards. Its members also advise individual Southern 
Scholars and continually monitor their progress. 

Eligible students will be invited to become Southern Scholars. Freshmen are 
eligible if they have a high school GPA of 3.70 or higher. Other students must 
have completed at least 31 and at most 62 semester hours (exceptions may be 
granted under special conditions) with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher. 

To continue as Southern Scholars, students must complete a minimum of 
twelve credits each semester and thirty-one credits each calendar year. They 
must also enroll in appropriate honors sequence courses, receive a B (3.00) 
average or higher in the honors sequence courses and maintain a minimum 
cumulative GPA of 3.50. All honors students are expected to graduate within a 
four-year period unless extenuating circumstances justify an extension by the 
honors committee. 

Ordinarily, all courses of the honors sequence must be taken in residence. 
Limited exceptions may be made by the honors committee in the case of transfer 
students. Students already enrolled at Southern Adventist University who wish to 
take honors sequence classes at another institution must secure prior approval 
from the honors committee. 

After completing one year in the honors program, Southern Scholars may 
receive a waiver for the cost of auditing one class each semester that they 
remain in the program. Once having earned junior status and having finished one 
year in the program, Southern Scholars will receive a tuition refund equivalent to 
one three-hour class for the last four semesters if they are enrolled full-time. The 
"per hour" rate for a 1 6-hour class load will be the basis for calculating the refund. 
Southern Scholars also receive a 100 percent tuition waiver for Honors Seminar, 
HMNT 451 and 452. Refer to the scholarship on page 304. 

HONORS STUDIES SEQUENCE 

A. General Education 

Honors students must meet regular General Education requirements with the 
following stipulations: 

1 . Area B-2. One of the following courses must be selected: RELT 31 7, 424, 
458, or 467. 

2. Area D-1 . Foreign language competency must be attained at the 
intermediate level. 

3. Area D-2. ENGL 445 must be selected. 

4. Area D-3. HMNT 205 must be selected. 

5. Area E. MATH 181 or MATH 215 and one of the following science 
sequences must be selected: BIOL 151-152; CHEM 151-152; PHYS 
211-212 with PHYS 213-214. 

B. Honors Seminar 

HMNT 451 , 452, a sequence of eight seminar sessions, one each month, 
September through April taken during the junior or senior year. 

C. Project (2-3 hours, Directed Study) 

A significant scholarly project, involving research, writing, or special 
performance, appropriate to the major in question, is ordinarily completed 
the senior year. Ideally, this project will demonstrate an understanding of 
the relationship between the student's major field and some other 
discipline. The project is expected to be of sufficiently high quality to 
warrant a grade of A and to justify public presentation. The completed 
project submitted in duplicate must be approved by the Honors 
Committee in consultation with the student's supervising professor three 
weeks prior to graduation. The 2-3 hours of credit for this project is done 
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GRADUATION WITH ACADEMIC HONORS 

Students graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above will have the 
degree conferred as follows: 3.50-3.74, cum laude; 3.75-3.89, magna cum 
laude; 3.90-4.00, summa cum laude. The appropriate designations will 
appear on the diploma. 

HONOR ROLL/DEAN'S LIST 

At the conclusion of each semester of the school year, students who have 
carried a minimum of 12 semester hours and who have attained the following 
grade point averages will be included in the honors group indicated: 

3.50 -3.74 Honor Roll 

3.75 - 3.89 Dean's List 

3.90 - 4.00 Distinguished Dean's List 

STUDENT MISSION/TASK FORCE CREDIT 

Students may earn twelve hours of elective credit while participating in the 
Student Mission/Task Force programs. Details are available in the office 
of the University 

Chaplain. Students who wish to serve as student missionaries or task force 
workers must plan their programs a year in advance to fulfill necessary 
prerequisites. 

MAJOR AND MINOR REQUIREMENTS 

Each major consists of 30 hours or more in the chosen field of 
specialization of which a minimum of 1 4 for a Bachelor of Arts degree and 1 8 
for all other bachelor's degrees must be upper division credit. The total 
semester hours required for each major for the Bachelor of Science, 
Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Music, 

Bachelor of Social Work, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees varies with the 
field of specialization chosen. 

All minors consist of at least eighteen semester hours. Six hours of a minor 
must be upper division credit. 

The specific requirements for majors and minors are given under the 
respective disciplines in the section "Courses of Study." 

DEGREES AND CURRICULA 

A Master's Degree consists of at least one additional year of course work 
beyond the bachelor's degree. It includes a field of concentration and may 
require a thesis. 

The Bachelor of Arts degree consists of four years of course work that 
places a student's major field of study in the context of a liberal arts 
education. To encourage a wide range of studies, a minor is required. A 
foreign language component is required. 

The Bachelor of Science degree consists of four years of course work 
that places the student's major field of study in the context of a liberal arts 
education. The degree permits greater concentration in the field of study. No 
minor or foreign language study is required except as specified for certain 
majors. 

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree is a professional 
degree consisting of a four-year program with concentrations available in 
various fields of business. Requirements for this degree are outlined in the 
School of Business and Management section. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree consists of four years of course work 
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painting. No minor is required. 

The Bachelor of Music degree is a professional degree consisting of four 
years of course work designed to meet the needs of students wishing to 
receive teaching 

credentials. Requirements for this degree are outlined in the School of Music 
section. 

The Bachelor of Social Work degree is a professional degree consisting 
of a four-year program of courses designed to meet the needs of students 
wishing to go into the social work profession. Requirements for this degree 
are outlined in the Social Work and Family Studies Department section. 

The Associate of Arts degrees is a two-year program designed to meet 
the needs of students who wish to pursue a short general studies program. 

The Associate of Science degree is a two-year program designed to 
meet the needs of students who wish to pursue a short occupational or 
pre-professional program. 

The Associate of Technology degree is a two-year program designed to 
meet the needs of students who wish to pursue an occupational program. 

The One-Year Certificate is available for students in the Auto Mechanics 
Technician program. Requirements for this certificate are outlined in the 
Technology Department section. 

Paraprofessional Curricula are programs designed to prepare students 

to enter professional schools. In some cases paraprofessional curricula will 
lead to an associate degree. 



CURRICULUM CHART 



Department/ 
School 
Allied Health 


Deqree Major Minor 

B.S. Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) 
A.S. Pre-Dental Hygiene 




A.S. 


Pre-Health Information Administration 




A.S. 


Pre-Nutrition and Dietetics 




A.S. 
A.S. 
A.S. 
A.S. 


Pre-Occupational Therapy 

Pre-Physical Therapy 

Pre- Respiratory Therapy 

Pre-Speech Language Pathology & Audiology 


Biology 


B.A. 
B.S. 
B.S. 


'Biology Biology 

Biology 

Biology, Biomedical 


Business and 


M.B.A. 


Business 


Management 




Accounting 

Church and Nonprofit Leadership 

Healthcare Administration 




M.F.S. 


Management 
Financial Services 




M.S.A. 


Administration 




B.B.A. 


(See Graduate Catalog) 

Financial Services Business Administration 
Accounting Entrepreneurial Mgmt 
Finance Human Resource Mgmt 



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Chemistry 



B.B.A. 



B.S. 
B.S. 

B.S./A.T. 
B.S. 



B.S. 



General Management 

Management Marketing 

Entrepreneurship 

General 

International Business 

Marketing 
Business Administration 
Business Administration/Public Relations 
Business Administration/Auto Service 
Long-Term Care Administration 
A.S. Accounting 

B.A. 'Chemistry Chemistry 

B.S. Chemistry 
Chemistry, Biochemistry 



Computing 


B.A. 


Computer Science 




B.S. 


Animation and Computer Science 
B.S. Computer Science 

Computer Science 

Embedded Systems 




B.S. 


Computer Information Systems 




B.S. 


Computer Systems Administration 


Education and 


M.S. 


Community Counseling 


Psychology 




Marriage & Family Therapy 



Computing 



School Counseling 

M.S.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction 

Educational Administration & Supervision 

Inclusive Education 
Literacy Education 

Outdoor Teacher Education 

(See Graduate Catalog) 

B.A. Psychology Education 

B.S. Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Conclndustrial/Organiz Psyc 

B.S. Psychology, Psychobiology Concentration Outdoor 

Education 
B.A. Liberal Arts Education (K-6 TN/K-8 SDA) Psychology 

B.S. Math and Science Education (5-8 TN/7-1 SDA) 

B.S. Outdoor Education 



Department/ 

School 

English 



Degree 



B.A. 



Major 



Minor 

'English 
English 



General Studies A. A. 
A.S. 



General Studies 
General Studies 



History 



B.A. 



'History 



Tradition 

Interdisciplinary BS/BA/BBA Interdisciplinary 



Journalism and B.A. 
Communication B.A. 

B.A. 

B.S. 



B.S. 
B.S. 
B.S. 
A.S. 



Broadcast Journalism 
Intercultural Communication 
Print Journalism 
Mass Communication 

Advertising 

Media Production 

Photography 

Web Publishing 

Writing/Editing 
Nonprofit Administration & Development 
Public Relations 

Public Relations/Business Administration 
Media Technology 

Production 

Web 



History 

Political Economy 
Political Science 
Western Intellectual 



Advertising 
Broadcast Journalism 
Intercultural Commun 
Journ (News Editorial) 
Media Production 
Nonprofit Leadership 
Photography 
Public Relations 
Sales 



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Mathematics 


B.A. 


'Mathematics 




B.S. 


Mathematics 


Modern 


B.A. 


"French 


Languages 


B.A. 


International Studies 
Emphasis in French, German, 




B.A. 


"Spanish 


Music 


B.S. 


Music 
General 

Music Theory & Literature 
Music Performance 




B.Mus. 


*Music Education 


Nursing 


M.S.N. 


Nursing 

Adult Nurse Practitioner 
Family Nurse Practitioner 
Nurse Educator 

Dual Degree— MSN and MBA 
Accelerated RN to MSN 
Accelerated Dual Degree 

(See Graduate Catalog) 




B.S. 


Nursing 




A.S. 


Nursing 



Mathematics 



French 
German 
Italian 
Spanish 

Music 



PE, Health B.S. 

and Wellness B.S. 

B.S. 

B.S. 



'Health, PE, and Recreation Health and Wellness 

Health Science Physical Education 

Corporate/Community Wellness Management 
Sports Studies 

Human Performance 

Journalism 

Management 

Marketing 

Psychology 

Public Relations/Advertising 

Recreation 



Department/ 








School 




Deqree 


Maior 




Mi 


nor 




Physics 


B.A. 


'Physics 


Physics 




B.S. 


Physics 






B.S. 


Biophysics 






A.S. 


Engineering Studies 




Religion 


M.A. 


Religion 

Church Leadership & Management 














Evangelism 








Homiletics 








Religious Education 








Religious Studies 








(See Graduate Catalog) 






B.A. 


Archaeology 


Archaeology 






Classical Studies 


Biblical Languages 






Near Eastern Studies 


Christian Service 




B.A. 


Pastoral Care 


Missions 




B.A. 


'Religious Education 


Practical Theology 




B.A. 


Religious Studies 


Religion 




B.A. 


Theology 


Youth Ministry 




A.A. 


Religion 




Social Work and 


B.S. 


Family Studies 


Behavioral Science 


Family Studies 


B.S.W. 


Social Work 


Family Studies 
Sociology 


Technology 


B.S./A.T 


. Business Administration/Auto Service 


Auto Service 




AT. 


Architecture Drafting 


Technology 



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Cert. Auto Service Technician 

Visual Art and B.A. Art Art 

Design B.A. Art-Therapy Art-Graphic Design 

B.F.A. *Art Education 
B.F.A. Fine Arts 
B.S. Animation 

Character Animation 
Commercial Animation 
B.S. Animation and Computer Science 

B.S. Film Production 

B.S. Graphic Design 

Interactive Media 
Print Design 
A.S. Graphic Design 

'Secondary teaching certification available for these disciplines 
Cert = One-year certificate program 

PREPROFESSIONAL CURRICULA 

Southern Adventist University offers preprofessional and pre-technical 
programs in a wide variety of fields which may prepare students for 
admission to professional schools or to enter technical careers. The following 
nondegree pre-professional curricula are offered at Southern Adventist 
University: 

Anesthesia Osteopathic Medicine 

Dentistry Pharmacy 

Law Podiatric Medicine 

Medicine Pre-Physician Assistant 

Optometry Veterinary Medicine 



Detailed requirements for non-degree pre-professional curricula are 
outlined by department or in the section on "Interdepartmental Programs" 
(See Index). 

Associate degrees in Allied Health are available to students who fulfill 
pre-professional requirements for programs designated in the Allied Health 
section. Because pre-professional and technical admission requirements 
may vary from one professional school to another, students should become 
acquainted with the admission requirements of their chosen school. 

REGISTRATION 

Students are expected to register during the scheduled registration periods 

designated in the school calendar. Registration is complete only after 

the adviser has given approval online. New students are required to 

participate in the orientation activities. 

Late Registration. Permission to register late must be obtained from the 

Director of Records and Advisement. Students failing to register during the 

scheduled registration periods will be charged a late registration fee. The 

course load of a late registrant may be reduced according to the amount of 

class work missed. No student may register after two weeks of the semester 

have elapsed. 

Changes in Registration. To avoid changes in registration, students should 
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To avoid subsequent adjustments, a balance should be maintained between 
the course load, work program, and extracurricular activities. 

To make program changes, students must obtain the appropriate change 
of registration voucher at the Records and Advisement Office, obtain the 
necessary signatures indicating approval of the change, and return the form 
to the Records and Advisement Office. Course changes and complete 
withdrawals from the school become effective on the date the voucher is filed 
at the Records and Advisement Office. A fee will be assessed for each 
change in program after the first week of instruction. 

A student may not change from one section to another of the same course 
without the approval of the professor. 

When a student drops a class during the first week of the semester, the 

class is deleted from the student's record. A grade of "W" is issued when a 
student drops the class on the second week of the semester. A student 
may withdraw from a class up to two weeks after midterm and receive a 
grade of "W" automatically. A student withdrawing from a class after that date 
and up to two weeks before the last day of classes will be assigned a grade 
of "W" or "WF" by the professor. The grade for any withdrawal during the final 
two weeks of the semester will automatically be "F." 

Auditing Courses. With the approval of the department/school, students 
may register on an audit basis in courses for which they are qualified. 
Auditors are to be admitted to classes of limited enrollment only if there are 
places after all students who wish to enroll for credit have been 
accommodated. Class attendance is expected but examinations and reports 
may be omitted. With the approval of the professor, a student may change a 
course registration from audit to credit or from credit to audit only during the 
first week of instruction. No credit is given for courses audited, and the 
cost is one-half of the regular tuition charge. Audit tuition charge is in 
addition to a flat rate charge. 

Canceled Classes. The Vice President for Academic Administration or a 
department/school may cancel a class for which fewer than six tuition paying 
students enroll. This policy applies to ordinary classes but not to directed 
study courses, private lessons, and other special classes such as special 
methods of secondary teaching. Students enrolled in canceled classes 
should confer with their advisers to determine alternate means to complete 
their schedules. 

Withdrawal Procedure for Students Called to Active Military Duty. 
Southern Adventist University community recognizes the sacrifices that those 
in the armed forces make while serving our country. We are proud of these 
individuals and have, therefore, adopted the following policy to deal with 
currently enrolled Southern Adventist University students who are called to 
active military duty. 

1. Upon presentation of official military orders, the student will be 
automatically withdrawn from all of his/her courses for the given 
semester and a grade of "W" with notice of reason for withdrawal will be 
recorded on his/her academic record. 

2. In addition, the student is eligible for a full-tuition refund or can choose 
to have the monies held on account to be used at a later date. 

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prorated based on the period in the semester when the 
student is required to leave; and the remaining charges will 
be refunded or held on account based on the student's 
request. 

COURSE LOAD 

University courses are expressed in semester hours. A semester hour 
consists of one fifty-minute class period per week for one semester. Thus, 
two-semester-hour classes meet two hours a week and three-semester-hour 
classes meet three hours a week. Physical Education activity courses meet 
two fifty minute periods for one credit hour. A laboratory period of two and 
one-half to three hours is equal to one class period. For every semester 
hour of credit a minimum of fifteen contact hours should be scheduled. 
Final exam periods may count as one contact hour. Students should expect 
to study up to two hours outside of class for each fifty- minute period the 
class meets. Ideally, a sixteen-semester-hour class load should require up to 
32 hours of study each week by the student. Except by permission of the 
Vice President for Academic Administration, a student may not register for 
eighteen or more semester hours. 

To qualify for a baccalaureate degree in four years, a student must 
average between fifteen and sixteen hours per semester. The summer term 
may be used to advantage by students wishing to complete degree 
requirements in less than four years or by students having to take reduced 
programs of studies during the regular academic year. The typical class load 
during the summer is one three-hour class per session. 

Online Courses. An online course begins and ends within the same time 
frame as traditional courses during any semester or summer session in 
which the online course is scheduled. 

Student Status. An undergraduate student must be currently enrolled for 
a minimum of 12 semester hours to be considered full-time. Part-time 
status is maintained when a student is enrolled in 6-11 semester hours. 
Special status is given to the student enrolled in 5 or fewer hours. 

Study-Work Program. It is important that the student adjust the course load 
to achieve a reasonable balance in study and work. During registration the 
student should confer with his/her adviser in planning the proper balance of 
study and work. 

In determining an acceptable study-work program, the following will serve 
as a guide: 

Course Load Maximum Work Load 

16 hours 16 hours 

14 hours 20 hours 

12 hours 26 hours 

10 hours 32 hours 

8 hours 38 hours 



ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT 

Southern Adventist University is committed to assist every student in the 
area of academic advisement. Full-time students are assigned an academic 
adviser from their major field and are required to consult with their advisers 
before registering for classes. 

The responsibility of meeting graduation requirements belongs to the 
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follow the instructions in the Catalog, recommendations of their advisers, and 
reports of academic progress issued from the Records and Advisement 
Office. In the event of a discrepancy between an adviser's word and the 
Catalog, final interpretation of graduation requirements rests with the 
Records and Advisement Office. 

Seniors must file a senior contract in the Records and Advisement Office 
to graduate in October of their senior year. Previous to their senior year 
students should check periodically with the Records and Advisement office to 
determine whether they are meeting all curriculum requirements 
satisfactorily. 

In the process of curriculum planning, students who have chosen a career 
in teaching should consult the Teacher Certification Officer regarding the 
requirements for teaching credentials. Admission for Teacher Education 
should be completed during the sophomore year. 

GRADING SYSTEM 

Southern Adventist University does not have an institutional grading policy. 

Professors use a variety of methods to evaluate students' performance, but 
the grades they issue are defined as follows: 

A Superior; the student demonstrates exceptional capability in handling 

course material 
B Above average; the student's demonstrated capability in handling course 

material exceeds the expectation of the professor 
C Average; the student demonstrates a satisfactory grasp of course 

material which the professor intends students to learn in the class 
D Below average; the student's demonstrated ability to deal with the 

course material is less than the professor intends students to learn 
F Failing; the student does not demonstrate sufficient capability with the 

course material to merit a passing grade 
W Withdrew from the class; is not calculated in the GPA 
WF Withdrew Failing; calculated as an "F" in the GPA 
AUAudit; no credit 

I Incomplete; is not calculated in the GPA 
IP In Progress; a temporary passing grade for interrupted course work still 

in progress; is not calculated in the GPA 
P Pass; is not calculated in the GPA 
NR Not Reported; the professor did not issue a grade; is not calculated in 

the GPA 



The Pass/Fail option is available only in Physical Education activity 
classes (PEAC). Students enrolling in these classes must make a 
decision either to receive a grade of Pass/Fail or a conventional grade 
before the final grades are submitted. The decision will be final. 

Nursing Practicum, NRSG 191, is also a Pass/Fail class. 

A student may receive an "I" (Incomplete) because of illness or other 
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from the Records and Advisement Office the proper form and file the 
application with the professor to receive an incomplete. There is a charge of 
$20 for processing grades of incomplete. Any incomplete which is not 
removed by the end of the following term (Fall, Winter) will automatically 
become an "F." A professor may assign a temporary "IP" (in progress) when 
an unavoidable problem prevents the issuance of a grade. 

A course may be repeated before the student takes a more advanced 
course in the same field. Only the last grade will be counted on repeated 
courses. No course may be repeated more than once without permission 
from the Vice President for Academic Administration. 

Mid-semester and semester grade reports are available online for the 
student to access. Only semester grades are recorded on the student's 
permanent record. The following system of grading and grade point values is 
used: 

A4.00 grade points per hour C2.00 grade points per hour 

A- 3.70 grade points per hour C- 1.70 grade points per hour 

B+ 3.30 grade points per hour D+ 1 .30 grade points per hour 

B3.00 grade points per hour D1 .00 grade points per hour 

B- 2.70 grade points per hour D- 0.70 grade points per hour 

C+ 2.30 grade points per hour F0.00 grade points per hour 

WF 0.00 grade points per hour 
The grade point average is calculated by dividing the total number of 
grade points earned by the credit hours attempted. 

OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT 

In an ongoing attempt to improve its educational quality, the University 
administers a comprehensive assessment program. This involves periodic 
measurement of student academic achievement, student satisfaction, and 
personal, professional, and career development. Although participation in 
these assessment activities is expected of all students, not every student will 
be selected for every assessment; but during the course of enrollment, 
students are likely to be involved in at least one assessment activity. 

STUDENT RECORDS 

A student's record is regarded as confidential, and release of the record or 
of information contained therein is governed by regulations of the federal law 
on "Family Educational Rights and Privacy." Only directory information, such 
as a student's name, photograph, address, e-mail address, telephone 
listing, birthplace and date, major fields of study, participation in officially 
recognized activities and sports, dates of attendance, degrees and awards 
received, and the most recent previous educational agency or institution 
attended, may be released by the institution without consent of the student 
unless the student has asked SAU to withhold such information. 

With the permission of the student, parents of students termed 
"dependent" for income tax purposes are entitled to access to the student's 
educational records. The law also provides for the release of information to 
university personnel who demonstrate a legitimate educational interest, 
other institutions engaged in research (provided information is not revealed 
to any other parties), and certain federal and state government officials. 

A student may inspect and review records and is entitled to challenge the 
content of records. Students may access online a history of their 
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A more thorough explanation of records may be obtained from the 
Records and Advisement Office. The Director of Records and Advisement 
will further explain and 

clarify the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act to students, parents, or 
interested parties upon request. 

ACADEMIC HONESTY 

Morally and spiritually, Southern Adventist University is dedicated to 
scholastic integrity. Consequently, both students and faculty are required to 
maintain high, ethical Christian levels of honesty. 

Faculty Responsibilities: 

1 . Professors must explain clearly the requirements for assignments, 
examinations, and projects, such as "open book," "take home," 
or "peer collaboration." 

2. Professors may assume "no collaboration" is the rule unless they state 
otherwise. 

Student Responsibilities: 

1. Students assume responsibility to avoid plagiarism by learning the proper 
procedures for acknowledging borrowed wording, information, or 
ideas. Otherwise students might innocently misrepresent others' material as 
their own. 

2. Students unfamiliar with procedures for citing sources should confer with 
their professors. 

3. Students are to assume that all course work is "no collaboration" unless 
stated otherwise by the professor. 

Schools/Departmental Policies: 

Some departments/schools, because of the nature of their programs, 
have additional honesty policies which have the same force as those 
published here. Such policies will be presented to students before 
implementation. 

Procedures for Handling Academic Dishonesty: 

1. When a professor suspects that academic dishonesty has occurred, the 
professor should first privately discuss the incident with the student. After 
the meeting, if the professor is convinced the student was dishonest, he or 
she will file an incident report with the Associate Vice-President of 
Academic Administration describing the infraction and the penalty 
administered. The professor shall also give a copy of the report to the 
student. 

2. In verified instances of academic dishonesty, the commonly applied 
penalties include, but are not limited to the following: 

a. Record a failing grade on the exam, assignment, or project. 

b. Assign a failing grade in the class. 

c. Allow the student to resubmit the assignment with a reduced value for 
the assignment. 

d. Assign the student a paper, project, or activity that improves the 
student's understanding of the value and nature of academic integrity. 

3. The University keeps a centralized file of dishonesty reports in the 
Academic Administration office. After two reported incidents of 
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chair of the student's major. Two incidents also make a student eligible 
for dismissal from the University. 
4. At any point, the student may appeal any of the above actions through the 
established appeal procedures spelled out in the "Academic Grievance 
Procedure" section of this Catalog. 

ACADEMIC PROBATION AND DISMISSAL 

Any student whose GPA does not meet the criteria for graduation is on 
academic probation. The following are four categories of students who are 
on academic probation: 

1. Students whose Southern Adventist University or cumulative GPA falls 
below 2.00. They are not eligible to hold office in any student organization. 

2. Entering freshmen whose high school GPA is below 2.00 or if their 
composite ACT score is less than 18. 

3. Transfer students whose GPA is less than 2.00. 

4. Students in baccalaureate programs completing their sophomore year with 
a GPA in their major field less than the level required for graduation. For 
most degrees the institutional graduation requirement is 2.25, but some 
programs may designate a higher GPA. 

5. Students on Academic Probation may enroll in a maximum of 13 hours 
and are required to enroll in NOND 080/090 Academic Power Tools.* 
There is an additional cost of $604 beyond the flat rate fee. 

Candidates for a baccalaureate degree must achieve a minimum GPA of 
2.00 after 55 semester hours have been attempted. Candidates for an 
associate or certificate program must have a GPA of 2.00 before beginning 
their final semester. Veterans enrolled for baccalaureate degrees, associate 
degrees, or certificate programs must maintain a cumulative grade point 
average of 2.00, or they will not be certified for veterans benefits. Veterans 
may be certified for repeat of "F" grades or for a major that requires a 
specific minimum grade and the grade received was lower than specified. 

Government regulations require all financial aid recipients to maintain 
satisfactory academic progress towards a degree as measured both 
qualitatively and quantitatively in order to receive financial aid. This 
requirement applies to the entire enrollment at Southern Adventist 
University — even periods during which a student does not receive financial 
aid. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in a student 
becoming ineligible for financial aid. 

This policy defines the minimum standards for eligibility for state and/or 
federal financial aid. 

Students are subject to academic dismissal for any of the following 
categories: 

1. if they are on academic probation for two consecutive semesters without 
demonstrating improvement; 

2. if they are on academic probation for one or more semesters and have not 
received a grade of "C-" or better in NOND 080/090 Academic Power 
Tools; 

3. if their Southern Adventist University or cumulative GPA does not reach 
the levels indicated in the preceding paragraph or the levels in the 
following table: 

Cumulative Credit Hours Attempted Cumulative Grade Point 



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Average 



0-23 1.50 or above 

24-54 1.75 or above 

55 or above 2.00 or above 



At the end of each semester the Academic Review Committee reviews the 
records of students who are subject to dismissal and the Vice President for 
Academic Administration will notify students in writing whether or not they 
may continue. A student academically dismissed may be readmitted only 
after demonstrating maturity and motivation for a university career. The 
dismissed student may be required to complete successfully at least one 
term of college-level courses at another institution prior to readmission at 
Southern Adventist University. 



'Students enrolled in less than 1 2 hours are exempt from Academic Power Tools. 

Students receiving financial aid must also meet an academic progress 
policy set by the federal government. For further explanation see page 31 1 , 
"Academic Progress Requirements." 

RIGHT OF PETITION 

Students who believe there is a valid reason for requesting variance from 
or exception to an academic policy stated in the Catalog may make a petition 
to the Director of Records and Advisement for consideration of their case 
after obtaining the advice and signature of the department chair or school 
dean of their major. The petition must contain a statement of the request and 
supporting reasons. Highly unusual requests will be referred to the Vice 
President for Academic Administration. Students will be notified in writing 
by the Director of Records and Advisement of the action on petitions. Petition 
forms are available from the Records and Advisement Office. 

ACADEMIC GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE 

Students who believe that their academic rights have been infringed upon 
or that they have been treated unjustly with respect to their academic 
program are entitled to a fair and impartial consideration of their cases. They 
should do the following to effect a solution: 

1 . Present the case to the professor or professors concerned. 

2. If necessary, discuss the problem with the department chair or school dean. 

3. If agreement is not reached at this level, submit the matter to the Vice 
President for Academic Administration. 

4. Finally, ask for a review of the case by the Academic Grievance Committee, 
chaired by the Vice President for Academic Administration or his designee 
and including three other faculty members and two students selected by the 
Academic Affairs Committee. Both the student and the professor involved in 
the case are entitled to appear before the committee or to present a written 
statement of the case. The decision of the committee shall be presented in 
writing to the individuals involved within three days of the committee 
meeting unless a later time is agreed upon by both parties. The decision of 
the committee is binding and will be implemented by the professor involved 
or the Vice President for Academic Administration. 

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Class. Attendance at class and laboratory appointments is expected. 
Professors prepare an absence policy for each class, which includes an 
explanation of penalties, if any, for absences, and the procedure for making 
up work, if such is allowed. It is the responsibility of professors to publish 
their policies for each class at the beginning of each semester, but it is the 
students' responsibility to familiarize themselves with the practices of each 
professor from whom they are taking classes. Generally speaking, 
professors will not excuse absences for reasons other than illness, 
authorized school trips, or emergencies beyond the students' control. 
Students are not penalized if they incur absences while participating in 

school-authorized activities, but they are held responsible for work they miss. 

It is their responsibility to initiate arrangements to make up their 

assignments. One and one-half absences are given for missing a 75-minute 

class, two for missing a 100-minute class, etc. 

Examination. Because of problems concerning time, expense and fairness, 
final examinations will be taken as scheduled in the official examinations 
schedule. In the case of illness verified by Student Health Service or a 
physician, death in the immediate family, three examinations scheduled 
consecutively in one day, or four or more examinations scheduled in one 
day, a final exam may be rescheduled upon approval by the professor and 
the Vice President for Academic Administration. The rescheduled 
examination will be given at a time convenient to the professor. 

When examinations are rescheduled because of three scheduled 

consecutively in one day or four in one day, the last examination of the day 
will normally be the one rescheduled. Examinations rescheduled for any 
reason other than those listed above, may require a fee of $65 per 
examination. All rescheduling requests will be made on a form available at 
the office of the Vice President for Academic Administration. 

Convocation. Convocations are held each Thursday at 11:00 a.m. During 
weeks of prayer, convocations are held on Monday through Friday as well. 
Occasionally, convocation will be held in the evening or may begin at 10:30 
a.m. on Thursday. All students are required to attend 14 convocations each 
semester. Failure to meet this convocation requirement may result in 
suspension of registration. Exceptions to the convocation attendance 
requirement are made by the Office of Student Services only for legitimate 
direct work conflicts with scheduled convocations. Any excuses for absences 
from convocation must be approved by the Vice President for Student 
Services. 

A special series of orientation convocations is scheduled during the 
SmartStart summer session. 

LIMITATIONS ON CLASS ATTENDANCE 

Classes at Southern Adventist University are open to registered students 
only. The learning experiences, class discussions, and the information 
disseminated in the classroom, or other places of learning, are services 
which the University provides to its students. The relationship of trust that is 
required for honest inquiry and open interaction between students and 
faculty is protected by asking visitors not to attend or participate in classes 
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Professors and the institution reserve the right to remove students or 
visitors from classes if their speech or behavior threatens the purposes of the 
class by exceeding the bounds of normal academic freedom. 

Professors conducting extension classes from other institutions on the 
Southern Adventist University campus share the rights spelled out by this 
policy. 

WAIVER EXAMINATIONS 

Upon the approval of the department chair or school dean and the Vice 
President for Academic Administration, students may obtain a waiver of 
curricular requirements by successfully completing a comprehensive 
examination — written, oral, manipulative, or otherwise, as determined by the 
department/school involved. A fee of $50 per examination is charged. 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 

Southern Adventist University offers a program in English as a Second 
Language for Intermediate and Advanced level students whose English 
language skills are below the official admission level of the TOEFL score of 
550 (CBT 213). For details, see the Admissions and English Department 
sections of the Catalog. 

NONTRADITIONAL COLLEGE CREDIT 

In addition to credit earned in the traditional classroom setting, Southern 
Adventist University accepts credit earned by two other means — challenge 
examinations and correspondence courses. 

The goals and objectives of the University emphasize not only facts 
and concepts but also values and attitudes which are not easily transmitted 
through correspondence courses or measured by examinations. These 
values and attitudes can best be developed by the student's interacting over 
a period of time with peers and professors committed to moral excellence, 
critical thinking, and the pursuit of truth. For this reason, most university 
credits should be earned through class participation. However, the University 
will permit a maximum of one-fourth of the credit required for a given degree 
to be earned by these nontraditional means. 

Southern recognizes the International Baccalaureate as nontraditional 
credit and will record up to 12 hours of credit of courses taken on the Highest 
level (HL). 

University Credit by Examination. The University recognizes three types of 
examinations for credit: challenge examinations prepared by a 
department/school which must be passed at "B" level or above, approved 
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject examinations which 
must be passed at the score of 50 or higher, and the 

Advanced Placement Examinations which must be passed with a score of 
three or better. 

Not all classes listed in the Catalog are open to challenge examinations. 
Students must obtain clearance from the department chair or school dean for 
the class they propose to challenge before petitioning to earn credit by 
examination. Students must also furnish evidence of adequate preparation to 
challenge a class before the department chair or school dean assigns a 
professor to prepare a challenge examination. A student may challenge a 
given course by examination only once. No CLEP or challenge exam may be 
attempted after the student has been enrolled in that course beyond the 
second week of a semester. CLEP exam credit for history will only be 
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Students taking the CLEP exam for SOCI 125 must pass with a score of 59 
or higher. The following subjects are not acceptable by CLEP exam: BIOL 
151, 152, CHEM 151, and CHEM 152. CLEP credit is not accepted by the 
Modern Languages Department. No course may be challenged as part 
of the last thirty hours of any degree. Grades are recorded for 
departmental challenge examinations and scaled scores are recorded for 
nationally formed examinations. Permission to take a challenge examination 
while in residence must be obtained from both the department chair or 
school dean and the Vice President for Academic Administration. A 
challenge test may not be taken if the student has audited the class. 

Students may earn a maximum of 12 hours of credit by examination in 
courses that do not appear in the University Catalog if the evaluating tests 
are approved by the Academic Affairs Committee. 

Credit for challenge and/or validation examinations will not be placed on a 
student's permanent record and is, therefore, not transferable until that 
student has successfully completed 12 semester hours in residence at 
Southern Adventist University. 

Fees charged for challenge examination and credit are listed under 
"Special Fees and Charges" in the financial section of this Catalog. 

Additional information concerning challenge examinations may be obtained 

from the Records and Advisement Office or the Counseling and Testing 
Center. 

Correspondence. A maximum of 12 semester hours of correspondence or 
extension credit may apply toward a baccalaureate degree program and 
eight hours toward an associate degree. 

Griggs University, a department of Home Study International, Silver 
Spring, MD, is the officially recognized correspondence school. Southern 
Adventist University recommends Home Study International for those 
students needing correspondence credit and accepts all such credits when 
the study program is approved by the University prior to enrollment. The 
University accepts credits from correspondence schools which are 
accredited by NUCEA (National University Continuing Education 
Association) on the basis that credits are accepted from other regionally 
accredited colleges or universities. 

A student will be permitted to carry correspondence work while in 
residence only if the required course is unobtainable at the University. 
Correspondence courses, whether taken while in residence or during the 
summer, must be approved in advance by the University. 

Correspondence work may not apply on the upper division requirements of 
the major or minor. A minimum grade of "B" must be earned to apply on the 
lower division requirements for a major. A course in which the student 
earned a grade of "D" or "F" while in residence may not be repeated by 
correspondence. No correspondence credit will be entered on the student's 
record until s/he has earned a minimum of 12 hours in residence with an 
average of at least "C." Official transcripts must be in the Records and 
Advisement Office before a diploma will be ordered. The graduation date will 
be the last day of the month after the official transcript is received. 

Practlcum and Internships. Suggested departmental/school guidelines for 
practicum and internships. 

Practicum: 



a. A minimum of 50 clock hours per one credit hour. 

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c. The work may be done at various job sites. 

Internships : 

a. A minimum of 1 00 clock hours per one credit hour. 

b. The application of learning the skills of a job on a full-time basis. 

c. The work must be supervised on one job site. 

TRANSIENT STUDENT 

A Southern Adventist University student acquires transient student status 
when s/he is granted permission through the Southern Adventist University 
Records and Advisement Office to enroll for automatically transferrable credit 
at another accredited institution. The credit that students may transfer must 
meet Southern Adventist University criteria for transfer credit and residence 
requirements. 

To receive transient status, a student must: 

1. have completed a minimum of 12 hours in residence at Southern 
Adventist University and 

2. be enrolled simultaneously at Southern Adventist University for a 
minimum of three hours of class credit. (This condition does not apply 
to summer classes.) 

Students may not receive transient status for more than one semester 
during which the amount of transferrable credit exceeds the amount of 
simultaneous credit earned at Southern Adventist University. 

EXTENSION CLASSES 

Extension classes are university classes offered on the campuses of 
Southern Union academies as an opportunity for seniors to earn university 
credit in skills areas that will fulfill part of the General Education requirements 
at Southern Adventist University. Instructors are academy teachers who 
are qualified with appropriate credentials and experience. 

To enroll in an extension class, students must be members of the senior class 
with a grade point average of 3.00 or above during the years of their secondary 
education. 

The extension classes must duplicate as nearly as possible their university 
counterparts in content, degree of difficulty, testing and grading. 

Southern Adventist University will bill each academy for its extension classes 
at the rate of $50 per credit hour. For example: The cost for ENGL 101, three 
credit hours, would be $150 ($50 x 3). 

CONTINUING EDUCATION 

Southern Adventist University makes continuing education credit available 

through the Records and Advisement Office. Sponsors of organizations 
wishing to offer Southern Adventist University continuing education 
certificates must complete the following steps: 

1 . Secure approval of the program by 

a. applying at the Records and Advisement Office at least two weeks before 
conducting the workshop/seminar/conference and 

b. submitting with their application the topic of the presentation, an outline of 
the presentation, and the name of the presenter(s) with evidence 
credentials. 

2. File an evaluation of the workshop/seminar/conference following the 
presentation. The University will furnish evaluation forms. 

3. Participants in continuing education events must pay institutional 
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TRANSCRIPTS 

Students may obtain transcripts of their academic record upon written 
request made by fax or letter to the Office of Records and Advisement. This 
request must include a hand-written signature as electronic generated 
signatures are unacceptable. Requests made by telephone, E-mail, or third 
party cannot be honored. Official transcripts given directly to a student will 
be enclosed in a sealed envelope with the registrar's signature across the 
back. Transcripts will be issued for those students whose accounts are paid 
in full and who are current in re-payment of student loans. 

Transcripts are free unless special services are required. Same-day 
service and/or individual requests requiring an excess of more than five 
transcripts will be charged $10. A secure method of payment may be used 
such as cash, credit card, cashiers check, or money order. (A personal 
check will not be accepted.) If the student requires that the transcript be 
sent by overnight service, an additional $25 charge will be incurred. 
Requests for overnight service may be made up to 3:30 p.m. upon 
confirmation of payment. 

A student may receive an unofficial transcript for evaluative purposes by 
applying in person or by fax with the Records and Advisement Office. 
Services of international faxing will cost $15. For further clarification 
regarding transcripts, diplomas, and test scores see page 323. 

SEQUENCE OF COURSES 

A student may not receive credit for a course which is a prerequisite to a 
course for which s/he has already received credit. 



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COURSE NUMBERS 

Each course number consists of three figures as follows: 

HIST 354 . Latin America (C-1), (W) 3 hours 

The first numeral indicates class year status as follows: 
— Developmental (no credit) 
1 — freshman level (lower division) 
2 — sophomore level (lower division) 
3 — junior level (upper division) 
4 — senior level (upper division) 

Within a given 100 sequence there is no significance in one course 
number being higher than another. For instance, 265 does not necessarily 
mean that the course is on a higher level than 235. 

Course numbers separated by a hyphen are two-semester courses in 
which credit for the first course is a prerequisite to the second [e.g., ENGL 
101-102. College Composition]. However, credit is given for the first 
semester when taken alone. 

Course numbers that stand alone represent courses of one semester 
which are complete units. Course numbers separated by a comma [e.g., 
HIST 154, 155. American History and Institutions] represent complete units, 
either one of which is counted for graduation without reference to sequence. 

Designation in brackets following course titles, [e.g., MATH 106. Survey of 
Mathematics I (A-2) 1 indicates the General Education area and sub-area that 
the class fulfills. Classes designated with a "(W)" are writing classes for 
General Education credit. 

Students may earn credit for a cross-listed course from only one 
department/school [e.g. HIST 356 and SOCI 356]. 

COGNATE COURSES 

Required courses related to the major which are not a part of the major 
are called cognate courses [e.g., students majoring in Nursing are required 
to take Microbiology as a cognate course]. 



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REFIX GLOSSARY 





PREFIX GLOSSARY 






Department/School 


Prefix 


Subject Area 


Section of Cataloq 


AART 


Animation 


Visual Art and Design 


ACCT 


Accounting 


Business and Management 


ALHT 


Allied Health 


Allied Health 


ART 


Studio Art/Art History 


Visual Art and Design 


ARTF 


Film Production 


Visual Art and Design 


ARTG 


Computer Graphics 


Visual Art and Design 


ARTI 


Interactive Media 


Visual Art and Design 


BIOL 


Biology 


Biology 


BMKT 


Marketing 


Business and Management 


BRDC 


Broadcasting 


Journalism & Communication 


BUAD 


Business Administration 


Business and Management 


CHEM 


Chemistry 


Chemistry 


COMM 


Communication 


Journalism & Communication 


COOP 


Cooperative Education 


Nondepartmental Courses 


CPHE 


Hardware and Embedded Systems Computing 


CPIS 


Information Systems 


Computing 


CPTE 


Computer Technology 


Computing 


CPTR 


Computer Science 


Computing 


ECON 


Economics 


Business and Management 


EDOE 


Outdoor Education 


Education and Psychology 


EDUC 


Education 


Education and Psychology 


ENGL 


English 


English 


ENGR 


Engineering 


Physics 


ERSC 


Earth Science 


Physics 


ESL 


English Skills Language 


English 


FNCE 


Finance 


Business and Management 


FREN 


French 


Modern Languages 


GEOG 


Geography 


History 


GRMN 


German 


Modern Languages 


HIST 


History 


History 


HLED 


Health Education 


Physical Education, Health, & 


Wellness 






HLNT 


Nutrition for Life 


Physical Education, Health, & 
Wellness 


HMNT 


Humanities 


Nondepartmental Course/History 


HPER 


Health, Physical Ed, Recreation 


Physical Education, Health, 
Wellness 


ITAL 


Italian 


Modern Languages 


JOUR 


Journalism 


Journalism & Communication 


LTCA 


Long-Term Care Administration 


Business and Management 


MATH 


Mathematics 


Mathematics 


MDLG 


Modern Language 


Modern Languages 


MDTC 


Medical Technology 


Allied Health 


MGNT 


Management 


Business and Management 


MUCH 


Church Music 


Music 


MUCT 


Music Theory 


Music 


MUED 


Music Education 


Music 


MUHL 


Music History 


Music 


MUPF 


Individual and Group Instruction 


Music 


NOND 


Nondepartmental 


Nondepartmental Courses 


NRNT 


Nutrition 


Nursing 


NRSG 


Nursing 


Nursing 


PEAC 


General Ed Activity Classes 


Physical Education, Health, & 


Wellness 






PETH 


Physical Education Theory 


Physical Education, Health, & 


Wellness 











rREFIXlaLOSSARY Of 


PHYS 


Physics 


Physics 


PLSC 


Political Science 


History 
Department/School 


Prefix 


Subject Area 


Section of Cataloq 


PREL 


Public Relations 


Journalism & Communication 


PSYC 


Psychology 


Education and Psychology 


RECR 


Recreation 


Physical Education, Health, & 
Wellness 


RELB 


Biblical Studies 


Religion 


RELL 


Biblical Languages 


Religion 


RELP 


Professional Training 


Religion 


RELT 


Religion and Theology 


Religion 


SENG 


Software Engineering 


Computing 


SOCI 


Sociology 


Social Work and Family Studies 


SOCW 


Social Work 


Social Work and Family Studies 


SPAN 


Spanish 


Modern Languages 


TECH 


Technology 


Technology 



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Chair: Keith Snyder 

Faculty: Earl Aagaard, Joyce Azevedo, David Ekkens, Ann Foster, Lee 

Spencer, 

Neville Trimm 
Program Adviser: Renita Klischies 
Adjunct Faculty: Kathy Tan, Nolan Wright 

Clinical Laboratory Science: Marcia Kilsby, Albert McMullen, Karen Reiner, 
Richard Show 



ALLIED HEALTH 

The Allied Health Professions are rapidly growing areas of specialization 
within the health care industry. Job openings are plentiful and pay scales are 
comparable to other professionals in health care. The department offers a 
B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) and A.S. 
degrees in a number of Allied Health fields (listed on pages 53-54). 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Allied Health branch of the Biology/Allied Health Department exists to 
coordinate the advising of students who require prerequisite courses for 
entrance into a variety of clinical programs in the medical, dental, and health 
professions, as well as to promote these professions as meaningful career 
options providing opportunities for Christian service. 

ASSESSMENT 

The programs in this department vary extensively depending on the 
particular health career and the requirements of the specific schools which 
offer the clinical programs. Southern Adventist University continually 
monitors the requirements of these clinical programs and modifies its 
preprofessional curricula to meet the changes when they are made. 
Continual assessment is made essentially by the advisers in the department 
who measure their effectiveness by their success in structuring programs to 
meet individual student needs and to meet requirements of the professional 
school where the student will transfer. The entrance rate of students into 
professional programs is also used to assess adequacy of class offerings 
and program requirements. 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE 
(Medical Technology) 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in clinical laboratory science 
(medical technology) consists of three years of prescribed study at Southern 
Adventist University and a 12- to 13-month senior year in a hospital-based 
medical technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health 
Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) of the American Medical Association. 
The hospital program affiliated with Southern Adventist University is Andrews 
University. Internship in other CAHEA-accredited programs requires prior 
university approval. 

The Clinical Laboratory Science degree qualifies a person to take a 
number of national certifying examinations, including those offered by the 



Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) 
and the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 
(NAACLS). Certified laboratory professionals 

work in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, public health agencies, private 
laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, and research institutions. 

The curriculum prescribed by Southern Adventist University is designed to 
meet the requirements of the University and of CAHEA. Hospitals with 
clinical programs 

may have additional requirements. Students should consult the brochures or 
advisers of the specific hospitals for those requirements. 

Occasionally pre-dental students, pre-medical students, and graduating 
seniors in biology or chemistry may wish to become certified Clinical Lab 
Scientists. This is possible if the student plans courses to fulfill the 
requirements of the University and the hospital program. 

During the fall semester of the third year, students must apply for 
admission to an approved clinical program. Acceptance of the individual 
student to the senior year program is determined by the institution offering 
the clinical program. To be eligible for admission, a student must complete all 
of the University course requirements prior to beginning the clinical year. The 
overall grade point average must be acceptable to the University for 
graduation. Most clinical programs do not accept students with less than a 
2.75 cumulative average on a 4.00 system. Although clinical acceptances 
are granted during the junior year, they are conditional, pending satisfactory 
completion of the stated admission criteria. 

Written information about the affiliated clinical programs is available 
through the University Allied Health adviser. Acceptance criteria, pre-clinical 
course requirements, application procedures, tuition for the senior year, and 
program formats may vary at each approved clinical program. 

•MAJOR 2 

ALHT 225. Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science 2 

•COGNATES 45 

BIOL including 151-152, 311, 330, 340, 397(W) 20 

*CHEM including 151-152,311-312 16 

MATH 120*, 215 6 

Biology Elective — Recommended 315, 417, 418 3 

'Waived if equivalent math was taken in high school with minimum grade of B. 

> Grades of C- or better and a minimum GPA of 2.25 are required in the 
major and 

cognates. 

> Twenty hours of upper division credit, including two writing (W) courses 
are required. One (W) course must be in a cognate area and one in a 
noncognate area. 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 35 

AREA A 1. ENGL 101, 102;COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs.) 12 

See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 
2. (See Cognates) 

AREA B Religion (3 hrs must be upper division) 9 

AREA C History, Political Science, and Economics 6 

AREA D Language, Literature, and Fine Arts 3 

AREA E (See Cognates) 

AREA F Social Work, Family, or Health Sciences 3 

AREA G Recreational Skills, to include PEAC 225 2 



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ELECTIVES 12 

Recommendations include: 

CHEM 315, 321,341 

MGNT334 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 

TOTAL PRE-CLINICAL CREDIT HOURS 94 

Prior to the clinical year, 94 total hours must be completed. 

HOSPITAL CLINICAL (SENIOR) YEAR Variable 

Individual approved hospital programs should be consulted for their specific 
courses and credits. Approximately forty credit hours are given in the twelve 
to fifteen-month clinical programs. Courses taught in approved programs 
include: 

Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science, Urinalysis, Hematology, Hemostasis, 
Immunology, Immunohematology, Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Mycology, Clinical 
Parasitology, Clinical Biochemistry, Instrumentation, Research. 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Clinical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


BIOL 151 


General Biology 


4 


BIOL 152 


General Biology 


4 


CHEM 151 


General Chemistry 


4 


CHEM 152 


General Chemistry 


4 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 


Area C-1 


History 


3 


Area C-1 


History 
Elect ives 


3 

1 

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Electives 


2 
16 



ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN ALLIED HEALTH 

The Associate of Science degree in Allied Health Professions prepares the 
student for admission to professional programs at Loma Linda University, 
Andrews University, or other universities. Admission to any professional 
school is dependent on meeting the GPA and prerequisite requirements of 
the individual school. Students should consult the bulletin of the school of 
their choice to ascertain the entrance requirements. 

Students who plan to graduate from Southern Adventist University with an 
Associate Degree in Allied Health must meet the A.S. degree General 
Education requirements of SAU as well as the entrance requirements of the 
clinical program to which they will be applying. 

Applications for transfer to the junior year of colleges offering Allied Health 
programs must be made late first semester of the final year at Southern 
Adventist University. The lowest acceptable grade for courses to be 
transferred is C. A minimum grade point average of 2.00 is required for the 
Associate of Science degree at Southern Adventist University, but grade 
point averages between 3.00 and 3.50 are considered minimal for entrance 
to the junior year of most clinical Allied Health programs. Some programs 
require the Allied Health Professions Admissions Test (AHPAT). 



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Note: Due to rapidly changing health care requirements, please contact 
the individual college/university for recent curriculum changes. 

The major Allied health areas in which a two year Associate Degree may 
be earned at Southern Adventist University are: 

pre-Dental Hygiene pre-Physical Therapy 

pre-Health Information pre-Respiratory Therapy 

Administration pre-Speech Language Pathology 

pre-Nutrition and Dietetics & Audiology 

pre-Occupational Therapy 

The department also offers one-year curricula to meet requirements for 
entrance into the following Allied Health degree programs at Loma Linda 
University and most other university programs: 

Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate in Science Degree) 
Physical Therapy Assistant (Associate in Science Degree) 
Radiation Technology (Associate and Bachelor of Science Degrees) 

For details on these or other programs not listed here and for Southern 
Adventist University curricula for entrance into them write: 
Allied Health Programs Adviser 
Southern Adventist University 
P.O. Box 370 
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370 

PRE-DENTAL HYGIENE 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Dental hygienists provide preventative dental care and encourage patients to 
develop good oral hygiene skills. In addition to carrying out clinical responsibilities 
such as cleaning and scaling teeth, hygienists educate patients in ways to 
develop and maintain good oral health. Although most hygienists work with 
individual patients, some develop and promote community dental health 
programs. In addition to career opportunities within dental offices, dental 
hygienists apply their skills and knowledge in other career activities including 
office management, business administration, dental hygiene education, research 
and marketing of dental related equipment and materials. 

The program below meets admission requirements for Loma Linda University, 
as well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. This 
program can be modified to meet the requirements of other schools. For a 
complete description of Southern's General Education requirements, refer to 
pages 27-31 . 

Area A ENGL 101-102; Math 100 level or above; CO MM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 

See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 
Area B Religion, 6 hours 
Area C History, 3 hours 



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Area D Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours* 

AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102, 225; CHEM 1 1 1-1 12, 1 13-1 14 

AreaF HLED 173"; SOCI 125; SOCI 150 or 230; 3 additional hours of 

Psychology*** 
Area G PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 
Electives to make a total of 64 hours (Recommended: BIOL 255 Intro to Dentistry) 



Sample Sequence 
A.S. Pre-Dental Hygiene 



YEAR1 




Semester 
1st 2nd 


YEAR 2 






Semester 
1st 2nd 


ALHT 1 1 1 


Intro to Hlth Professio 


ns 1 


BIOL 225 




Basic Microbiology 




4 


BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology 4 4 


CHEM111- 


112 


Survey of Chemistry 




3 3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 


3 


CHEM 113-114 


Survey of Chem Lab 




1 1 


ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 


3 3 


HLED 173 




Health for Life** 




2 


MATH 106 


Survey of Math I 




PEAC 225 




Fitness for Life 




1 




OR 


3 


SOCI 150 




Cultural Anthropology 






MATH 120 


Precalcuius Algebra 








OR 






Area A 


Computers 


3 


3 










Area B 


Religion 


3 


SOCI 230 




Multicultural Relations 






Area C-1 


History 


3 


SOCI 125 




Intro to Sociology 




3 


Area F-1 


Psychology*** 


3 


Area B 




Religion 




3 






16 17 


Area D 




Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts* 


3 3 








Area G-3 




Recreation Skills 
1 








'Three hours may be substituted by a course in History or Religion 

'"May be substituted by NRNT 1 25 

***May be substituted by a course in Economics, Geography, or Political Science 

Recommended BIOL 255 Intro to Dentistry 

NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade. 



PRE-HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Health information Administration is an excellent career choice for those who 
would like to have a profession in healthcare that combines interests in computer 
science, business, management, law, and medicine. These professionals have 
opportunities to assist in the development of health information systems for 
quality patient care, financial reimbursement, medical research, health care 
planning, and health care quality evaluation. One of the many career options 
chosen by Health Information Administrators is the management of a health 
information department. In this position the manager will determine department 
policies, budget department resources, provide leadership in planning and 
organizing the department, and evaluate and motivate employees. 

Southern Adventist University offers a two-year associate degree that provides 
the prerequisite courses for entrance into the final two years of the bachelors 
degree program at Loma Linda University. The program can be modified to 
meet requirements of other schools. For a complete description of Southern's 
General Education requirements, refer to pages 27-31 . 

Area AENGL 101-102; Math 120; COMM 135;BUAD 104; BUAD 310; CPTE 100 or 

Challenge Exam 
Area B Religion, 6 hours 
Area C History, 3 hours 

Area D Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours from two different areas 
AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102; select PHYS/MATH/CHEM for 4 semester hours 

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Area F HLED 173; PSYC 122;SOCI 150 or 230; Sociology elective, 3 hours 
AreaGPEAC,2 hours to include PEAC225; ACCT 103 

Medical Terminology (not offered at SAU. See Allied Health adviser). 
Electives to make a total of 64 hours 



Sample Sequence 
A.S. Pre-Health Information Administration 



YEAR1 


Semester 


YEAR 2 










1st 


2nd 




Semester 






BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology 


4 


4 








1st 


CPTE 100 


Computer Concepts* 




1 


2nd 








ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 


3 


3 


ACCT 103 


College Accounting 


3 




MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 


3 




BUAD 104 


Business Software 


3 




PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 




1 


BUAD310 


Business Commun 




3 


SOCI 150 


Cultural Anthropology 






HLED 173 


Health for Life 




2 




OR 






PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 






3 






Area B 


Religion 




3 


SOCI 230 


Multicultural Relations 






Area D 


Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 3 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 




3 




(From 2 different areas) 


i 




ALHT111 


Intro to Hlth Professions 




1 


Area G-3 


Rec Skills 






Area B 


Religion 




3 




PHYS/MATH/CHEM 


4 




Area C-1 


History 


3 






SOCI/ECON/PLSC/GEOG 








16 


16 _ 




Elective 


16 


1 
16 



"May take challenge exam. 

NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade. 



PRE-NUTRITION AND DIETETICS 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Dietitians and nutritionists use their knowledge of the principles of nutrition to 
help people develop healthy eating habits. Dietitians may be involved in setting 
up and supervising food service systems for institutions such as hospitals, 
prisons, and schools; and promoting sound eating habits through education and 
research. Clinical dietitians provide nutritional services for patients in hospitals, 
nursing homes, clinics, or doctors' offices. Community dietitians counsel 
individuals and groups on nutritional practices designed to prevent disease and 
promote good health. Management dietitians are responsible for large scale meal 
planning and preparation in such places as hospitals, nursing homes, company 
cafeterias, and schools. 

Southern Adventist University offers associate degree programs which provide 
the prerequisite courses for entrance into the final two years of the bachelors 
degree programs of both Andrews University and Loma Linda University. These 
programs can be modified to meet requirements of other schools as well. 



ANDREWS UNIVERSITY TRACK 

The program below meets the admission requirements for Andrews University, 
as well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. For 
a complete description of Southern's General Education requirements, refer to 
pages 27-31 . 

Area AENGL 101-102; MATH 120; COMM 135; CPTE 100; CPTE 105; CPTE 106 



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Area B Religion, 6 hours 

AreaC HIST 174; HIST 175 

Area DHMNT 205; Choose one course: ART 218, ENGL 216, JOUR 125, MUHL115 

AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102, 225; CHEM 111-114 

AreaF ACCT 103; NRNT 125; SOCI 125 

Area GPEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 

Electives to make a total of 64 hours 



Sample Sequence 

A.S. Pre-Nutrition and Dietetics 

Andrews University Track 



YEAR1 


Semester 


YEAR 2 










1st 


2nd 




Semester 






ALHT 1 1 1 


Intro to Hlth Professions 


1 








1st 


BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology 4 


4 


2nd 








COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 




ACCT 103 


College Accounting 


3 






3 




BIOL 225 


Basic Microbiology 




4 


CPTE 100/105-106 Cptr Conc'Wrd Pr Sprdsh 




CHEM 111-114 


Survey Chem w/Lab 


4 


4 






3 


NRNT 125 


Nutrition 


3 




ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 3 


3 


HIST 174 


World Civ I 


3 




MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 3 




HIST 175 


World Civ II 




3 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 


HMNT205 


Arts & Ideas 


3 




SOCI 125 


Intro to Sociology 3 




Area B 


Religion 




3 


Area B 


Religion 
3 

16 


~5 




Choose 1 course: 
MUHL 115, JOUR 125, 
ENGL 21 6, HMNT205 
ART 218 







LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY TRACK 

The program below meets admission requirements for Loma Linda University, 
as well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. For 
a complete description of Southern's General Education requirements, refer to 
pages 27-31 . 

Area A ENGL 101-102; Math*; COMM 135; CPTE 100; CPTE 105; CPTE 106 

Area B Religion, 6 hours 

Area C History, 3 hours 

Area D Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours from two different areas 

AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102, 225; CHEM 151 

Area F NRNT 1 25; PSYC 1 22; SOCI 1 25; SOCI 1 50 or 230 

Area G PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 

Electives to make a total of 64 hours 



Sample Sequence 

A.S. Pre-Nutrition and Dietetics 

Loma Linda University Track 



YEAR 1 Semester 

1st 2nd 

ALHT 111 Intro to Hlth Professions 1 



BIOL 101-102 Anatomy & Physiology 4 4 
COMM 135 Intro to Public Spkg 3 

CPTE 100/105-106 CptrConc/Wrd Pr/Sprdsh 



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ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 


3 


3 
3 


SOCI 125 


Intro to Sociology 


3 




Area B 


Religion 
Math Course* 


3 






OR 


3 






Electives 
2 







YEAR 2 



16 1E 





Semester 




1st 


2nd 








BIOL 225 


Basic Microbiology 




4 


CHEM151 


General Chemistry 


4 




NRNT125 


Nutrition 


3 




PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 




1 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 




SOCI 150 


Cultural Anthropology 








OR 


3 




SOCI 230 


Multicultural Relations 






Area B 


Religion 




3 


Area C-1 


History 




3 


Area D 


Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 
{from 2 different areas) 


3 


3 


Area G-3 


Recreation Skills 






-t 


Elective 


1 








16 


16 


were taken with < 


grade C or better; Math course 


100 



level or above 

required by SAL) for students with ACT math score below 22. 

NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade 



PRE-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

An occupational therapist works with people whose lives have been disrupted 
by physical injury or illness, developmental problems, the aging process, and 
social or psychological difficulties. Occupational therapists use selected 
educational, vocational and rehabilitative activities to help individuals reach the 
highest functional levels possible, become self reliant and build a balanced 
lifestyle of work and leisure. 

The program below meets admission requirements for Loma Linda University, 
as well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. This 
program can be modified to meet the requirements of other schools. For a 
complete description of Southern's General Education requirements, refer to 
pages 27-31 . 



ENGL 101-102; Math*; COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 

See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 

Religion, 6 hours 

History, 3 hours 

Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours from two different areas 

ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102; PHYS 127 or 128; CHEM or MATH (3 or 4 hours) 

HLED 173; PSYC 122, 128; SOCI 125; SOCI 150 or 230; PSYC/SOCI, 3 hours 

PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 



Area A 

AreaB 
AreaC 
AreaD 
AreaE 
Area F 
AreaG 
Electives to make a total of 64 hours. 

A minimum of 40 hours work experience (volunteer or as an employee) in an 
occupational therapy department is required. 



Sample Sequence 
A.S. Pre-Occupational Therapy 



YEAR 1 Semester 

1st 2nd 

ALHT 111 Intro to Hlth Professions 1 

BIOL 101-102 Anatomy & Physiology 4 4 
COMM 135 Intro to Public Spkg 3 



ENGL 101- 


102 


College Composition 


3 


3 


PSYC 122 




General Psychology 


3 




SOCI 125 




Intro to Sociology 




3 


Area B 




Religion 


3 




Area C-1 




History 
Electives/MatrT 


2-3 


3 



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YEAR 2 



Semester 



2nd 

HLED173 Health for Life 2 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 

PHYS127 Exploring Physics I 3 

PSYC128 Developmental Psyc 3 

SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 3 

OR 
SOCI 230 Multicultural Relations 

CHEM or MATH elect 3-4 
Area A Computers 3 

Area B Religion 3 

Area D Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts3 3 

Area F-1 or 2 Psyc/Soci 3 

Area G-3 Recreation Skills 

J_ 

15-16 16 

*Math 080 and 090 required unless two years of high school math were taken with grade C or better. Math 
course 100 level or above required by SAU of student with ACT math score below 22. 
NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade 

PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Physical therapists work to improve the mobility, relieve the pain, and prevent 
or limit the permanent disability of patients suffering from injuries or disease. 
Their patients include accident victims or handicapped individuals with such 
conditions as nerve injuries, amputations, low back pain, arthritis, and heart 
disease. Some physical therapists treat a wide variety of problems and others 
specialize in such areas as pediatrics, orthopedics, and sports physical therapy. 
The working environment of physical therapists varies from specially equipped 
facilities in hospitals or clinics to schools, private offices, and private homes. 



ANDREWS UNIVERSITY TRACK 

The program below meets Andrews University admission requirements, as well 
as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. This 
program can be modified to meet the requirements of other schools. The 
Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Andrews is three years (nine 
semesters) in length. For a complete description of Southern's General 
Education requirements, refer to pages 27-31. 

Area A ENGL 101-102; MATH 215; COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 
See pages 27 and 28 for General Education requirements. 

Area B Religion, 9 hours (3 hours upper division) 

Area C World Civ I or II, 3 hours; Geog/Political Science/Economics, 3 hours** 

Area D-3 Music or Art Appreciation, 3 hours 

AreaE ALHT 1 11 ; BIOL 101-102*; CHEM 151-152; PHYS 127-128; BIOL 418 or 
PETH315 

AreaF PSYC 101 or 122, 128; HLED 173 

Area G PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 

Medical Terminology (not offered at SAU — See Allied Health adviser) 

Electives to make a minimum total of 92 hours, 15 of which must be upper division from 

three or more content areas. 

Andrews University Admission and Degree Requirements: Andrews 
University requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in science prerequisites 
and general education prerequisite courses. C is the lowest acceptable grade 
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observation or work experience under the supervision of a licensed physical 
therapist, in at least two distinctly different patient care settings. Twenty hours 
minimum must be spent in an inpatient setting. 

Sample Sequence 

A.S. Pre-Physical Therapy 

Andrews University Track 



YEAR1 




Semester 
1st 2nd 


YEAR 2 


Semester 
1st 2nd 


ALHT 1 1 1 


Intro to Hlth Professions 1 


CHEM 151-152 


General Chemistry 4 4 


BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology* 


4 


MATH 215 


Statistics 3 




4 




PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 1 


ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 


3 3 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psyc 3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 




PLSC/GEOG/ECON" 3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 


3 


Area B 


Religion 3 


HLED 173 


Health for Life 


2 


Area D-3 


Music or Art Appreciation 3 


Area A 


Computers 


3 


Area G-3 


Recreation Skills 1 


Area B 


Religion 


3 




Electives*** 6 


Area C-1 


World Civ 1 or II 


3 
16 16 




15 16 


YEAR 3 Semester 












1st 2nd 






BIOL 418 


Animal Physiology 
OR 


3-4 






PETH315 


Physiology of Exercise 








PHYS127 


Exploring Physics 1 


3 






PHYS 128 


Exploring Physics II 
Medical Terminology 
(Offered thru AU online 


3 
1 
) 






Area B 


UD Religion 
UD Electives 
Electives*** 


3 

3 6 

4 3 







14 15-16 



*May be substituted by BIOL 151-152, General Biology. 

**May be substituted by a course in Sociology. 

***Suggested electives: Business, nutrition, service-related courses, arts and humanities, physical activities, 

culture and 

diversity courses. 



LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY TRACK 

The program below meets Loma Linda University admission requirements, as 
well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an A.S. degree. This 
program can be modified to meet the requirements of other schools. The 
program at Loma Linda is 3-1/4 years in length. For a complete description of 
Southern's General Education requirements, refer to pages 27-31 . 



Area A 

AreaB 
AreaC 
AreaD 
must be 

AreaE 

AreaF 
division 
AreaG 



ENGL 101-102; MATH 215; COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 

See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 

Religion, 9 hours (3 hours upper division) 

History, 3 hours 

Foreign Language/Lit/Fine Arts, (from at least two different areas), 9 hours (3 

upper division) 

ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102*; BIOL UD or PETH 315, 3 or 4 hrs; CHEM 151-152; 

PHYS 127-128 

HLED 173**; PSYC 122, 128; SOCI 150 or 230; SOCI/PSYC 3 hours upper 

PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 



Electives to make a minimum total of 92 hours, 1 2 of which must be upper division. 



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into the Physical Therapy Program, Loma Linda University requires a 3.00 GPA 
in science prerequisites and total credits. C is the lowest acceptable grade for 
any transferable course. Also required is a minimum of 80 hours work 
experience (volunteer or employee) in a physical therapy department, 20 of which 
must be in an inpatient setting. 

Sample Sequence 

A.S. Pre-Physical Therapy 

Loma Linda University Track 



YEAR1 


Semester 


YEAR 2 


Semester 




1st 2nd 




1st 2nd 


BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology* 4 4 


CHEM151- 


152 General Chemistry 4 4 


ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 3 3 


HLED 173 


Health for Life** 2 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 3 


MATH 215 


Statistics 3 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psyc 3 


Area A 


Computers 3 


SOCI 150 


Cultural Anthropology 


Area B 


Religion 3 




OR 3 


Area D 


Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 3 3 


SOCI 230 


Multiculutral Relations 




{from 2 different areas) 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 3 




Electives 3 4 


ALHT111 


Intro to Hlth Professions 1 




16 16 


Area B 


Religion 3 






Area C-1 


History 3 

16 17 






YEAR 3 


Semester 
1st 2nd 






PHYS 127-128 


Exploring Physics I & II 3 3 






PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 1 






Area B 


UD Religion 3 






Area D 


UD Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 3 






Area G-3 


Recreation Skills 1 
UD Soci/Psyc 3 
UD Electives 3 
UD Biology Elective 

Or 3-4 
PETH315 
Electives 3-4 








13-14 




13-14 



"May be substituted by BIOL 151-152 
"May be substituted by NRNT 125 



PRE-RESP1RATORY THERAPY 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Respiratory therapists apply scientific knowledge and theory to practical 
clinical problems of respiratory care. The respiratory therapist is qualified to 
assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the 
supervision of respiratory therapy technician functions. The respiratory therapist 
may be required to exercise considerable independent clinical judgement, under 
the supervision of a physician, in the respiratory care of patients. Respiratory 
therapy personnel are employed in hospitals, nursing care facilities, clinics, 
physicians' offices, companies providing emergency oxygen services, and 
municipal organizations. 

Southern Adventist University offers a two-year associate degree that 
provides the prerequisite courses for entrance into the final two years of the 
bachelors degree program at Loma Linda University. The program can be 
modified to meet requirements of other schools. For a complete description of 
Southern's General Education requirements, refer to pages 27-31. 



Area A 



ENGL 101-102; Math*; COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 



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See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 
Area B Religion, 6 hours 

Area C History, 3 hours 

Area D Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours from two different areas 

AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102**, 225; CHEM 111-112, 113-114, PHYS 127 or 

1 28*** 

Area F HLED 173; PSYC 122; SOCI 150 or 230; Psychology/Sociology, 3 hours**** 

Area G PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 

Electives to make a total of 64 hours. 



Sample Sequence 
A.S. Pre-Respiratory Therapy 



YEAR1 


Semester 


YEAR 2 






Semester 




1st 


2nd 








1st 


2nd 


ALHT 1 1 1 


Intro to Hlth Professions 


1 


BIOL 225 




Basic Microbiology 


4 




BIOL 101-102 
COMM 135 


Anatomy & Physiology** 4 
Intro to Public Spkg 


4 
3 


CHEM 111-112 
CHEM 113-114 


Survey of Chemistry 
Survey of Chem Lab 


3 

1 


3 
1 


ENGL 101-102 
PSYC 1 22 


College Composition 3 
General Psychology 3 


3 


HLED 173 
PEAC 225 




Health for Life 
Fitness for 




2 

Life 


SOCI 150 
SOCI 230 


Cultural Anthropology 

OR 3 
Multicultural Relations 




1 

PHYS 127 
Area B 




Exploring Physics I*** 
Religion 


3 


3 


Area A 
Area B 


Computers 
Religion 


3 
3 


Area D 
Area G-3 




Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 
Recreation Skills 


3 
1 


3 


Area C-1 


History 3 








PSYC/SOCr** 




3 



16 17 16 15 

*Math 080 and 090 required unless 2 yrs. high school math were taken with grade C or better; Math course 100 

or above required by SAU of students with ACT math score below 22. 

**May be substituted by BIOL 151-152, General Biology 

***Physics required only if not taken in high school 

****May be substituted by a course in ECON, PLSC, or GEOG 

NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade 

PRE-SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY & AUDIOLOGY 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat persons with speech 
and language disorders while audiologists assess and treat hearing impaired 
individuals. Because both occupations are concerned with communication, 
individuals competent in one area must be familiar with the other. The duties of 
speech-language pathologists and audiologists vary. Most, however, provide 
direct clinical services to individuals with communication disorders. In speech, 
language, and hearing clinics they may independently develop and implement a 
treatment program. In private medical centers and other facilities, they may be 
part of a team that develops and executes a treatment plan. In schools they may 
help administrators develop individual or group programs, counsel parents on 
prevention of hearing disorders, and assist professors with classroom activities. 

The program below meets admission requirements for Andrews University and 
Loma Linda University, as well as Southern Adventist University's requirements for an 
A.S. degree. This program can be modified to meet the requirements of other 
schools. For a complete description of Southern's General Education requirements, 
refer to pages 27-31. 

Area A ENGL 101-102; COMM 135; Computers (3 hrs) 

See pages 27-28 for General Education requirements. 

Area B Religion, 6 hours 

Area C History, 3 hours 

Area D Foreign Lang/Lit/Fine Arts, 6 hours 

AreaE ALHT 111; BIOL 101-102; PHYS 127 or 128; MATH 215; ALHT 265 

AreaF HLED 173orNRNT 125; PSYC 122, 128; SOCI 150 or 230 

Area G PEAC, 2 hours to include PEAC 225 



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Electives to make a total of 64 hours. 



Sample Sequence 
A.S. Pre-Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 



YEAR1 


Semester 


YEAR 2 




Semester 




1st 2nd 






1st 


2nd 


ALHT 1 1 1 


Intro to Hlth Professions 


1 


HLED173 


Health for Life 


2 




ALHT 265 


T:lntro to Speech-Lang 




MATH 215 


Statistics 


3 






Path 


2 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 




1 


BIOL 101-102 


Anatomy & Physiology 


4 4 


PHYS 127 


Exploring Physics I 




3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 


3 


PSYC 1 28 


Developmental Psych 


3 




ENGL 101-102 


College Composition 


3 3 


SOCI 150 


Cultural Anthropology 






PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 




OR 


3 




Area B 


Religion 


3 


SOCI 230 


Multicultural Relations 






Area C-1 


History 


3 


Area A 


Computers 




3 


Area G-3 


Recreation Skills 


1 


Area B 


Religion 




3 




Electives 


2 


Area D 


Forgn Lang/Lit/Fine Arts 


3 


3 






16 16 




Electives 


2 

16 


3 

16 



NOTE: C is the lowest acceptable grade 



ALLIED HEALTH COURSES 

ALHT 111. Introduction to the Health Professions 1 hour 

A survey course that heightens awareness of the options, expectations, and realities of 
the health professions. Students gain an overview of professional health careers 
through lectures, guest speakers, observation, and research. (Winter) 

ALHT 225. Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science 2 hours 

This course is designed to acquaint prospective clinical laboratory scientists with the 
profession. The history and standards of medical technology and employment 
opportunities will be surveyed. Elementary clinical laboratory procedures will be taught 
and laboratory tours will be conducted. 



ALHT 265. Topics in Allied Health 2 hours 

Formal course work designed to meet the needs and interests of students in specialty 
areas of the Allied Health professions not covered in regular courses. 



Biology 



Chair: Keith Snyder 

Faculty: Earl Aagaard, Joyce Azevedo, David Ekkens, L. Ann Foster, Lee 

Spencer, 

Neville Trimm 
Adjunct Faculty: Roger Hall 
Adjunct Research Faculty: Scott Hodges 

BIOLOGY 

The study of Biology constitutes one of the most exciting and important 
fields of scientific investigation, since it provides a better understanding of 
ourselves and the living things around us. Even the casual observer of 
Biology who pauses long enough to take a course may derive a lifetime of 
pleasure and fulfillment from a hobby such as bird watching, shell collecting, 
or wild flower photography. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The Biology Department exists as an integral part of Southern Adventist 
University with its mission to provide a quality Seventh-day Adventist 
Christian undergraduate education, emphasizing the balanced development 
of the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social dimensions of men and 
women. Within the framework of a Christian understanding of the origin and 
workings of biological systems, the department seeks to provide 
opportunities for its academic and local communities to understand the 
value, process and limitations of scientific inquiry as well as to develop an 
awareness and understanding of the biological world and our responsibility to 
it. Its curricula are designed to provide students with high quality 
preparation for careers in the biological and biomedical professions. 

THE BIOLOGY MAJOR 

A major in Biology is an excellent starting point for numerous careers 
which are both rewarding and challenging. With a degree in Biology, one 
may pursue graduate study leading to research in the basic sciences 
(anatomy, physiology, ecology, microbiology, cytology, etc.), teaching at the 
college or graduate level, or employment in industry or government. A 
biology degree is also the degree of choice in preparation for high-school 
teaching, medicine, dentistry, optometry, careers in wildlife, forestry or zoo 
management, health education, public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, 
and environmental health, to name a few. 

The Biology Department makes available a number of experiences, both 
curricular and extracurricular, to enrich its students' academic programs. The 
department offers courses which include field experiences in Indonesia, 
Canada, Smoky Mountains, and the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. 
The Tennessee Aquarium in nearby Chattanooga provides additional 
learning resources. The department is also affiliated with Walla Walla 
College's Rosario Beach Biological Field Station (see page 22). 

Extracurricular opportunities include membership in the Beta Beta Beta 
national biological honor society, a yearly lecture series on natural history 
and research topics (see page 21), as well as a premedical preceptorship 
program (see page 296). 



ASSESSMENT 

In order to help evaluate the department's teaching effectiveness and the 
academic achievements of its graduates, all seniors are required to pass the 
ETS Major Field Achievement Test in Biology prior to their final semester. 
The results of these exams are used by the department staff to evaluate 
class offerings as well as program requirements. 
DEGREES IN BIOLOGY 

Biology Core Courses (23 Hours) 

Hours 

BIOL 151-152 General Biology 8 

BIOL 311 Genetics "' 4 

BIOL 317 Ecology 3 

BIOL 41 2 Cell and Molecular Biology 4 

BIOL 424 Issues in Natural Sci/Rel (W) 3 

BIOL 486 Biology Seminar 1 



Biology Elective Areas : 

Basic Zoology: 

BIOL 313 Developmental Biology 
BIOL387 Animal Behavior 
BIOL 416 Human Anatomy 
BIOL417 Animal Histology 
BIOL 418 Animal Physiology 

Botany & Ecology: 

BIOL 250 Intro to Marine Biology 

BIOL 252 Tropical Biology 

BIOL 321 Field Ecology 

BIOL 408 Flowering Plants and Ferns 

BIOL 409 Smoky Mountain Flora 



Clinical Sciences: 

BIOL 315 Parasitology 

BIOL 330 General Microbiology 

BIOL 340 Immunology 

Zoology Field: 

BIOL 312 Vertebrate Natural History 
BIOL 314 Ornithology 
BIOL 320 Entomology 
BIOL 411 Mammalogy 



Major — B.A. Biology (32 Hours) (Chemistry Minor Recommended) 



Required Biology Courses Hours 

Biology Core Courses 23 

Biology Electives* 9 

*0ne course minimum from three of the four biology 
elective areas. 

'"Waived if equivalent math was taken in high 
school with minimum grade of B. 



Required Cognates 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 
CHEM 311-312 
MATH 120 



Hours 



Organic Chemistry 
Precalculus Algebra** 



Highly Recommended 

MATH 121 



PHYS 21 1-214 



Precalculus Trigonometry** 
General Physics & Lab 



Major— B.S. Biology (41 Hours) 



Hours 



Reguired Cognates 



Required Biology Courses 

Biology Core Courses 
Biology Electives* 

Highly Recommended 

MATH 181 Calculus I 

BIOL 397 Intro to Biological Research (W) 

BIOL 497 Research in Biology (W) 1-2 

*One course minimum from each of the four biology elective areas. 
**Waived if equivalent math was taken in high school with minimum grade of B. 



Hours 



23 


CHEM 151-152 


General Chemistry 8 


18 


CHEM 311-312 


Organic Chemistry 8 




MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra** 3 




MATH 121 


Precalculus Trigonometry** 2 


3 


MATH 215 


Statistics 3 


i/V) 1 


PHYS 211-214 


General Physics & Lab 



Major — B.S. Biology, Biomedical Emphasis (41 Hours) 



Required Biology Courses Hours 

~~ Biology Core Courses 23 

Biology Electives* 1 8 

*Select six (6) hours from Basic Zoology and six 
(6) from Clinical Sciences. Select one course 
from each of the two remaining elective areas. 
**Waived if equivalent math was taken in high 
school with minimum grade of B. 



B 



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Required Cogn 

CHEM 151-152 
CHEM 311-312 
CHEM341 
MATH 120 
MATH 121 
MATH 215 
PHYS 211-214 



Highly R 

MATH 181 
BIOL 397 
BIOL 497 



ites Hours 

General Chemistry 8 

Organic Chemistry 8 

Biochemistry 4 

Precalculus Algebra** 3 

Precalculus Trigonometry** 2 
Statistics 3 

General Physics & Lab 8 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Biology, B.S. Biology, B.S. Biomedical Emphasis 

(Chemistry Minor Recommended) 



Calculus 3 

Intro to Research (W) 1 

Research in Biology (W) 1-2 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


BIOL 151 


General Biology 


4 


BIOL 152 


General Biology 


4 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 


3 


MATH 121 


Precalculus Trigonometry 
AreaG 1/3, Skills 


2 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 




1 




Area B-1, Religion 


3 




Elect ives 


3 




Area F-2/3, Fam/Hlth Sci 


2 

16 






16 



Major — B.A. Biology, Teacher Certification, 7-12 (36 Hours) 

Secondary certification in Biology requires a baccalaureate degree 
consisting of 36 credits of specified biology courses, a minor in chemistry, 
specified cognates, and completion of professional education courses (page 
1 14) for licensure. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 



Required Biol 


oqv Core Courses Hours 

Biology Core Courses 23 


Chemistrv Minor 


Hours 




CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 


8 


BIOL 312 


Vertebrate Natural History 3 


CHEM 311-312 Organic Chemistry 


8 


BIOL 330 


General Microbiology 4 


CHEM 341 Biochemistry I 


4 


BIOL 408 


Flowering Plants & Ferns 
OR 3 






BIOL 409 


Smoky Mt. Flora 


Required Cognates 

EHSC105 Earth Science 




BIOL 418 


Animal Physiology 3 


3 






MATH 215 Statistics 


3 






PHYS 127 Exploring Physics I 


3 




Sample Freshman Year Sequence 






B.A. 


Biology 






(Leading to Licensure 7-1 2) 




1st Semester 


Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


BIOL 151 


General Biology 4 


BIOL 152 General Biology 


4 


CHEM 151 


General Chemistry 4 


CHEM 152 General Chemistry 


4 


EDUC137 


Intro to Secondary & Middle Educ 3 


COMM135 Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 3 


ENGL 1 02 College Composition 


3 


RELT138 


Adventist Heritaqe 3 


MATH 120 Precalculus Algebra 


3 




17 




17 



Minor — Biology (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 

BIOL 151-152 



Hours 

General Biology 
*Biology Electives 10 

*A minimum of six hours must be upper division 



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NON-MAJOR, NON-MINOR COURSES 

BIOL 101-102. Anatomy and Physiology (E-1) 4,4 hours 

A study of the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology. The first semester 
covers basic cytology, histology, the musculoskeletal, integumentary, nervous, and 
endocrine systems. The remainder of the body systems are studied the second 
semester. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. Does not 
apply on a major or minor in Biology. Lab fee 2 will be charged for both semesters. 
(BIOL 1 01 -Fall, Summer; BIOL 102-Fall, Winter) 

BIOL 103. Principles of Biology (E-1) 3 hours 

A basic general education biology course designed to give the student a modern 
treatment of the fundamental processes and principles of plant and animal life. Two 
lectures and one three-hour laboratory each week. Does not apply on a major or minor in 
Biology. 

BIOL 225. Basic Microbiology (E-1) 4 hours 

A study of the principles of microbiology, disinfection, sterilization, elementary 
immunology, and microorganisms emphasizing their relationship to health and disease. 
Three lectures and two one and one-half hour laboratory periods each week. Does not 
apply on a major or minor in Biology. Lab fee 2 will be charged for this course. 

BIOL 421. Issues in Science and Society (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with RELT 421, School of Religion. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

A study of the philosophical basis of modern natural science as it relates to current 
issues in origins, biotechnology, bioethics, and environmental responsibility. Special 
attention is given to Christian perspectives of the issues discussed. This is a writing 
class and enrollment is limited. Seniors will be given preference. BIOL 421/RELT 421 
will not count toward a biology major or minor. 



CORE COURSES 

BIOL 151-152. General Biology (E-1) 4,4 hours 

This is a rigorous introductory course in Biology primarily for science majors and 
pre-professional students. It introduces the student to biology as a science; the 
scientific method; cell structure and function; cell energetics; Mendelian and molecular 
genetics; diversity of life-the plant and animal kingdoms; reproductive patterns; anatomy 
and physiology; and ecological interactions and life origin. It is prerequisite to most all 
other Biology major courses. Three lectures, one recitation, and one three-hour 
laboratory period each week. (BIOL 151 -Fall; BIOL 1 52-Winter) 

BIOL 31 1 . Genetics 4 hours 

Prerequisite: BIOL 151 or 225. 

A study of heredity as related to man, domestic plants and animals and an investigation 
of gene structure and function. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each 
week. (Fall) 

BIOL 317. Ecology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

Ecology is a study of the interrelationships of plants, animals and their environment. This 
course examines these interactions in the context of energy flow, nutrient cycles, 
limiting factors, succession and population dynamics. Field work introduces various 
ecological sampling techniques and the student participates in an ecological analysis of 



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various local communities as well as extended field trips. Two lectures and one field trip 
or three-hour laboratory period each week. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

BIOL 412. Cell and Molecular Biology 4 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 31 1 ; CHEM 31 1 . 

This course, designed for advanced Biology and Chemistry majors, deals primarily with 
cell structure and function. Building on cellular principles learned in BIOL 151-152 and 
BIOL 311, the student is exposed to methods of cellular and molecular research while 
learning about the appearance and operation of cellular organelles. The exciting details 
of cell integration and control provide the framework for this interdisciplinary study. Three 
lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. (Winter) 

BIOL 424. Issues of Natural Science and Religion (E-1) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Senior standing. 

This course is cross-listed with RELT 424, School of Religion. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

A study of the scientific, philosophical and religious basis of modern science as it 
relates to issues in origins and speciation. The course will involve a comparison of the 
data related to various theories on the origin and history of living organisms based upon 
current knowledge in biology, paleontology, genetics, and other related areas. Special 
consideration will be given to Christian perspectives of the issues discussed. Credit can 
be applied toward either Biology or Religion (see RELT 424). Recommended for the 
junior year. Three lectures each week. 

BIOL 486. Biology Seminar 1 hour 

Prerequisites: Biology major or minor with senior standing. 

An introduction to oral scientific communication. Students learn to evaluate scientific 
literature, present their findings orally, and critically and constructively evaluate peer and 
expert presentations. The preparation and delivery of short oral presentations is 
required. 



BASIC ZOOLOGY 

BIOL 313. Developmental Biology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 151-1 52. 

An introduction to embryonic development from the formation of germ cells through the 
maturation of major organs culminating in parturition. Special reference is made to 
humans. Emphasis is placed on problems of growth, differentiation, and 
morphogenesis. Laboratory includes microscopic study and experiments with sea 
urchin, frog, and chick embryos. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period 
each week. 

BIOL 387. Animal Behavior 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 387. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51-1 52 or PSYC 1 22 and 1 28. 

The behavior of animals is studied with a focus on both proximate causes 

(mechanisms) and ultimate causes (survival strategies) of behavior. Special 

importance is placed on understanding techniques of experimental study and hypothesis 

testing. Topics covered include: genetic, developmental, and physiological bases of 

behavior; instinct and learning; communication; habitat selection; feeding, antipredatory, 

reproductive, and parenting strategies; mating systems, social behavior and human 

sociobiology. Three lectures each week. 

BIOL 416. Human Anatomy 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Senior standing. 

An introductory study of human anatomy with an emphasis on the skeletal, muscular, 
nervous, and circulatory systems. One lecture and two three-hour laboratory periods 
each week. Lab fee 11 will be assessed for this course. (Fall) 



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BIOL 417. Animal Histology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A descriptive study of normal tissues, primarily those of man. The microscopic 
identification and characteristics of stained sections are emphasized in the laboratory. 
Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. (Fall) 

BIOL 418. Animal Physiology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 151-152; CHEM 151-152 or BIOL 101-102. 

Functional processes used by animals in adjusting to their external environment and 
controlling their internal environment. Laboratories involve analysis of functions of major 
organ systems. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. (Winter) 



BOTANY/ECOLOGY 

BIOL 250. Introduction to Tropical Marine Biology (E-1) 3 hours 

A study of the major invertebrates and fish of the tropical coral reef and seashores. 
Emphasis is placed on the life habits of the organisms and their ecological niches. 
Habitats studied are coral reefs, rocky shores, sandy beaches, thalassia beds and 
mangrove swamps. Involves two weeks of on-campus class work and a one to two week 
field laboratory experience on tropical coral reefs. Additional fee required. (Summer) 

BIOL 252. Tropical Biology (E-1) 3 hours 

A general introduction to the tropical habitats of Asia with the plants and animals that 
inhabit them. Both terrestrial and marine habitats are studied through exploration of 
volcanoes, nature parks, and a marine preserve. Involves three weeks in tropical Asia. 
Additional fee required. (Summer, even years) 

BIOL 321. Field Ecology 3 hours 

This course covers general ecology principles and ecology of a selected field area, 
usually in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Emphasis will be placed on 
identification of mammals, birds, insects and plants and their ecological interactions. 
Five days of class lectures, approximately nine days of field trip, and post-trip writing 
assignments will be required. (Summer, odd years). 

BIOL 408. Flowering Plants and Ferns 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

This field study of trees, flowering plants and ferns emphasizes species identification 
with the aid of botanical keys, recognition of plant families and noting habitats where 
various species occur. Other taxonomic methods are introduced. Students prepare a 
collection of herbarium specimens. Two lectures and one field trip or three-hour 
laboratory period each week. 

BIOL 409. Smoky Mountain Flora 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BIOL 1 52. 

A field study of the wild flowers, shrubs and trees in the Great Smoky Mountain National 
Park, which contains the world's finest examples of temperate deciduous forest. Plants 
are identified by means of botanical keys, and observation lists are kept. Special 
attention is given to the different forest types and their associated plants. Involves a 
10-day to three-week camping study experience. Field trips daily. Lab fee 11 will be 
assessed for this course. (Summer) 



CLINICAL SCIENCES 



Biology 77 



BIOL 315. Parasitology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A general survey of the more important parasites of man and domestic animals. Two 
lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. (Fall) 

BIOL 330. General Microbiology 4 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A general study of bacteria, yeasts, molds and viruses, considering their morphology, 
physiology, genetics and methods of control. Study is given to immunology topics: 
antigen-antibody properties, host-antigen interactions, humoral and cellular immune 
systems. The importance of microorganisms in environmental and applied fields is 
considered. Three lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. (Winter) 

BIOL 340. Immunology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A study of the basic aspects of the human immune system including topics such as 
antigen and antibody structure and reactions, humoral and cell mediated immunity, 
hypersensitivity, immune disease and transplantation immunology. Two lectures and one 
three-hour laboratory period each week. (Winter) 

ZOOLOGY FIELD 

BIOL 312. Vertebrate Natural History 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 151-152. 

Natural history of the vertebrate classes including ecology, physiology, behavior, 
classification and identification, with emphasis on local species. Two lectures and one 
three-hour laboratory each week. An extended weekend field trip with an additional fee 
will be required as part of laboratory credit. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

BIOL 314. Ornithology (E-1) 3 hours 

A systematic study of bird life with special emphasis on external features, taxonomy, 
nesting and feeding habits, flight and migratory patterns. Two lectures and one 
laboratory period each week. An extended field trip, which applies toward laboratory 
credit, is planned during spring vacation. There is an additional charge for the trip. Lab 
fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

BIOL 320. Entomology 3 hours 

Prerequisites. BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A systematic study of the insects of the world considering anatomy, physiology, behavior 
and relation to humans. In the laboratory, emphasis is placed on identifying local insects 
and a representative collection is turned in. Short field trips are planned as part of the 
laboratory work. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory period each week. 

BIOL 41 1 . Mammalogy 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A study of the mammals of the world, with emphasis on North America. Includes 
classroom and field study of systematics, distribution, behavior and ecology. A small 
collection is required in the laboratory. Two lectures and one three-hour laboratory each 
week. An extended weekend field trip with an additional fee will be required as part of 
laboratory credit. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 



SPECIAL COURSES 

BIOL 365. Topics in Biology 1-3 hours 

Formal course work designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty 

areas of Biology not covered in regular courses. May be repeated in different 
specialized areas. Additional fee may be required. 

BIOL 197/397(W). Introduction to Biological Research 1 hour 



78 B 



IOLOGY 



Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 . 

An introduction to the principles of scientific research, including the function of the 
scientific method, literature searches, research techniques, writing of grant proposals, 
and how to publish results. (Fall) 

BIOL 255. Introduction to Dentistry 1 hour 

An introduction to the field of dentistry covering basic dental terminology, dental 
nomenclature, and tooth morphology. Guest lecturers from various dental specialties 
share perspectives on dentistry as a career as well as giving an overview of the scope of 
treatment in the specialty. Factors necessary for good personal dental health are 
emphasized. Laboratory experiences introduce the student to dental waxing 
procedures as well as to practice manual dexterity carving skills. 

BIOL 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 
BIOL 495 open to Biology majors or minors only. 

Designed for the individual student or group of students who wish to do independent 
study in an area of biology not listed in the regular offerings. Content and method of 
study must be arranged for prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit. 
(Fall, Winter, Summer — upon request) 



BIOL 297/497(W). Research in Biology 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: B 1 L 3 9 7 . 
Individual research under the direction of members of the staff. Problems will be 

selected according to the interest and experience of the student. Prior to registration, 
students are urged to contact all biology staff members with respect to the choice of 
available research problems. This course should be taken not later than the first 
semester of the senior year. This course may be repeated for credit. (Fall, Winter, 
Summer — upon request) 

EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Biology 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 
Attention is given to methods and materials of instruction; planning, testing, and 

evaluating student performance; and the survey and evaluation of textbooks. 

ROSARIO BEACH 
MARINE BIOLOGICAL FIELD STATION 

The Rosario Beach Marine Station is a teaching and research facility operated 
by Walla Walla College in affiliation with Southern Adventist University and other 
Adventist colleges. Located seven miles south of Anacortes, Washington, the 
station occupies 40 acres of beach and timberland. In addition to some of the 
biology courses listed in this Catalog, the following are among those taught 
during the summer at Rosario Beach: For current class offerings, see 
http://rosario.wwc.edu . 

BIOL 460. Marine Ecology 3.3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51-1 52. 

Study of interspecific, intraspecific, and community relationships demonstrated by 
marine organisms. (Summer) 

BIOL 463. Marine Phycology 3.3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 



Biology 79 



Systematic study of plants found in Puget Sound, with a survey of marine plants from 
other areas. (Summer) 

BIOL 468. Comparative Physiology 3.3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51-1 52, BIOL 41 2. 

Comparative study of the physiology and life processes of animals with emphasis on 
invertebrates. (Summer) 

BIOL 475. Marine Invertebrates 3.3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 51 -1 52. 

A description of selected groups of marine invertebrates. The course will involve 
extensive collection, classification, and study of the marine invertebrates of the Puget 
Sound. (Summer) 

NOTE: The above classes are taught for 5 quarter credits through Walla Walla 
College and are equivalent to 3.3 semester hours. 



(E-1) (W) See 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



School of Business 
and Management 



Dean: Don Van Ornam 

Faculty: Michael Cafferky, Richard Erickson, H. Robert Gadd, Julie Hyde, 
Robert Montague, Braam Oberholster, Cliff Olson, Verlyne Starr, 
Dennis Steele, Neville Webster, Leon Weeks, Jon Wentworth 
Adjunct Faculty: Doug Anderson, Robert Broome, Herbert Coolidge, 

Letitia Erdmann, Mark Waldrop, Greg Willett 
Institute of Ethical Leadership: 
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE): Shari McQuistan 
Business Advisory Board: Bud Cason, Russell Friberg, Harvey Hillyer, 
Charles Martin, Jay McElroy, Bill McGinnis, Chris McKee, 
Denzil McNeilus, Volker Schmidt 
Advisory Councils: 

Accounting: Richard Center, Rhonda Champion, Richard Green, Bo Just, 

Calvin Wiese 
Long-Term Care Administration: Doug Anderson, Robert Broome, Jo 
Edwards, 

Letitia S. Erdmann, Michelle Fetters, Doug Ford, Jan Rushing, Jeremy 
Stoner, 
Mark Waldrop 
Management: Ray Childers, Mike McKee, D. L. (Pete) Johnson, Debbie 
Shepard, 

Clark Taylor 
Marketing: Barry Anthony, Brian Bergherm, Barb Edens, Franklin Farrow, 
Danny Fell, Sy Saliba, Don Tucker, Jennifer Wentworth 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the School of Business and Management is to provide a 
high quality professional education within the context of the Seventh-day 
Adventist Christian community. A God-centered environment that integrates 
personal integrity, ethics, respect, and dignity in all relationships is valued. 
The emphasis is excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level with value 
given to the development of knowledge. Programs and instruction provide 
both theory and application to promote strategic outcomes in a free market 
society exemplified by qualified alumni committed to dedicated service. 

OBJECTIVES 

The courses and programs offered by the School of Business and 
Management are designed to prepare students for business-related careers 
in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors and/or for further graduate 
education. 

The objectives of the school are: 

1 . To give the student a broad background of knowledge of the free enterprise 
system within a framework of moral and ethical guidelines. 

2. To assist the student in developing a sound Christian philosophy toward our 
current economic environment and the ever-changing business world of the 
future. 

3. To provide the student with a quality academic program with basic business 
skills required for initial job placement. 

4. To encourage Seventh-day Adventist students to serve as workers and in 



positions of business leadership with organizations sponsored by this 
denomination when opportunities are available. 

5. To foster within all students a commitment to excellence and a concept of 
service in the workplace and to community. 

6. To provide the necessary academic background for entrance into graduate 
degree programs in business. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & 
MANAGEMENT 

1. Admission to the School of Business and Management is required before 
one may graduate with a degree program offered in the School. 

2. Students may be admitted who have met these criteria: 

a) Completed general education: ENGL 101 and 102; MATH 120 or 
equivalent. 

b) Completed nine hours of business courses that apply to their major with a 

"C" or better. 

c) Earned overall major GPA of 2.25 or better. 

3. Those pursuing a degree program in the School of Business and 
Management must formally apply for admission during their sophomore 
year (24-54 hours). 

4. Transfer students will be considered for admission after they have earned 
nine hours in residence in their major. 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT PROBATION 

1. If a student's cumulative GPA in the major falls below 2.25, the student 
will be placed on School of Business and Management probation and the 
course load restricted to a maximum of 13 credit hours per semester. 

2. A student will remain on probation, including the restricted course load, 
until the cumulative GPA in the major improves to 2.25. 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 

1 . A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 in the major. 

2. Courses with grades lower than "C" (2.00) 

in the major studies must be repeated. 
3 . The following courses MUST BE TAKEN in 
residence at Southern Adventist University 
in various School of Business and Management 
majors : 



B.B.A./B.S. Core Hours 


B.B.A./B.S. Deqree, continued Hours 


BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, & Legal 

Envir of Bus (W) 
BUAD 288/488 Business Seminar 
FNCE315 Business Finance 
MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 

Financial Services Major: 

Six hours in concentration 


3 
1 
3 
3 
10 

6 


International Business 
Concentration: 

Six hours in concentration 6 

Marketing Concentration: 

BMKT 328 Sales Management 3 
BMKT 424 Marketing Strategy 3 

6 


Management Major: 

Six hours in major including: 

MGNT 410 Org Theory & Design 

UD Management Elective 


3 
3 
6 


LTCA Major: 

LTCA 431 
LTCA 432 
LTCA 434 
LTCA 435 


Gen Admin LTC Facility 3 
Tech Aspects of LTC 3 
Fin MGNT LTC Facility 3 
Human Resource MGNT & 


Entrepreneurship Concentration: 

MGNT 371 Prin of Entrepreneur 
MGNT 372 Small Business Mgmt 


3 
3 
6 


LTCA 492 


Mktg LTC Facility 3 

LTC Internship 4-8 

16-20 



82 S chool of Business and Management 



ASSESSMENT 

To help the graduates in Business Administration to evaluate their 
academic progress and to aid the School in evaluating teaching 
effectiveness, students who major in business-related fields will be required 
to: 

1 . Participate in the university-wide testing program in general education. 

2. Take the area test in business prepared by the Educational Testing 

Service (ETS) during the last semester of their academic program. 

3. Complete teacher evaluations for courses taken each semester. 



PROGRAMS 

The School offers the following degrees: 

1. Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A.) with majors in 
Financial Services and Management. 

Within these majors, the student may choose a concentration: 
Financial Services major: 

Accounting concentration 

Finance concentration 
Management major: 

General Management 

Entrepreneurship concentration 

International Business concentration 

Marketing concentration 

2. Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) with 

majors in Business Administration and 
Long-Term Care Administration. 

3. Associate of Science degree in Accounting . 

4. A BBA/MBA concentration for the Bachelor 
of Business Administration degree and the 
Master of Business Administration degree or 
the Master of Financial Services degree in 
a five year period. 



BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREES 

B.B.A. Core (40 Hours) 

Required Core Hours Required Cognates Hours 

ACCI 221-222 Principles of Accounting 3,3 BUAU 104 Business Software 3 

BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 3 BUAD 128 Personal Finance 3 

BUAD317 Management Info Systems 3 BUAD 221 Business Statistics 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 OR 3 

BUAD 310 Business Communications (W) 3 MATH 215 Statistics 

BUAD 339 Business Law 3 MATH 120 Precalculus Algebra 3 

BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal PSYC Any 3-hour class 3 

Environment of Bus (W) 3 

BUAD 288/488 Seminar in Business Admin 1 

ECON 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

ECON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 



School of Business and Management 83 



MGNT 464 



Business Strategies (W) 



Major — B.B.A. Financial Services (66 Hours) 

General ( 66 Hours) Finance Concentration (66 Hours) 



Required Courses 

BBA Core 



Hours 

40 



ACCT311 Intermediate Accounting I 4 

ACCT312 Intermediate Accounting II 4 

ACCT 450 Advanced Accounting 3 

FNCE 455 Fundamentals of Investment 3 
UD Electives in Accounting/ 

Finance 12 



Required Courses Hours 

BBA Core 40 

ACCT 311 Intermediate Accounting I 4 

ACCT312 Intermediate Accounting II 4 

ACCT 450 Advanced Accounting 3 

FNCE 455 Fundamentals of Investment 3 

UD Finance Electives 12 



Accounting Concentration (66 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

BBA Core 40 

ACCT 311 Intermediate Accounting I 4 

ACCT312 Intermediate Accounting II 4 

ACCT 450 Advanced Accounting 3 

FNCE 455 Fundamentals of Investment 3 

UD Accounting Electives 12 



Accounting majors need 150 semester hours 
before silting for the CPA examination in 
Tennessee and most other jurisdictions. 



Major — B.B.A. Management (61-67 Hours) 



General Management (64 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

BBA Core 40 

ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resources Management 

MGNT 358 Operations Management 

OR " 3 

MGNT 368 Multicultural Management 

MGNT 364 International Busin & Econ 3 

MGNT 372 Small Business Management 3 

MGNT 410 Org Theory and Design 3 

MGNT 420 Organizational Behavior 3 

UD Management Elective 3 



Entrepreneurship 



Concentration 



(64 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

BBA Core 40 

Managerial Accounting 3 

Human Resources Managements 



ACCT 321 
MGNT 344 
MGNT 368 
MGNT 371 
MGNT 372 
MGNT 410 
MGNT 420 



Multicultural Management 3 

Prin of Entrepreneurship 3 

Small Busin Management 3 

Org Theory and Design 3 

Organizational Behavior 3 

UD Business Elective 3 



Required Cognate 

CPTE 345 Computer-Aided Publishing 3 



Human Resource Management 
Concentration (61 Hours) 



International Business Concentration 
(61 Hours) 



Required Courses 

BBA Core 
ACCT 321 
BMKT 375 
MGNT 344 
MGNT 364 
MGNT 368 
MGNT 410 



Hours 

40 
Managerial Accounting 3 

International Marketing 3 

Human Resources Managements 
International Busin & Econ 3 
Multicultural Management 3 

Org Theory and Design 3 

UD Business Elective 3 



Required Cognate: 

Intermediate Foreign Lang 6 



Marketing Concentration (67 Hours) 



Required Co 

BBACore 
ACCT 321 
BMKT 327 
BMKT 328 
BMKT 375 

BMKT 410 
BMKT 423 
BMKT 424 
BMKT 497 
MGNT 410 
MGNT 420 



ses Hours 

40 
Managerial Accounting 3 

Consumer Behavior 3 

Sales Management 3 

International Marketing 

OR " 3 

Service Marketing 
Promotional Strategy 3 

Marketing Strategy 3 

Marketing Research 3 

Org Theory and Design 3 

Organizational Behavior 3 

Recommend: 

MGNT 364 Int'l Busin & Econ 
BMKT 497 Marketing Research 



Required Courses 

BBACore 
PSYC 224 
PSYC 357 
PSYC 432 
MGNT 344 
MGNT 368 
MGNT 420 
MGNT 460 



Hours 

40 
Social Psychology 3 

Psychological Testing _ 3 

Industrial/Organizational Psyc 3 
Human Resource Managements 
Multicultural Management 3 

Organizational Behavior 3 

Compensation & Benefits 3 



84 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
All BBA Majors/Concentrations 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ACCI 221 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


ACCI 222 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 






OR 


3 




OR 


3 


ERSC 105 


Earth Science 




CHEM 105 


Chemistry of Everyday Life 




ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


BUAD 104 


Business Software 




BUAD 104 


Business Software 






OR 


3 




OR 


3 


MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 
Area B-1, Religion 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speak 


ing 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 




Area F-1, Psychology 


3 






16 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 
16 



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREES 



Major — B.S. Business Administration (46 Hours) 



eqi 

ACCI 221-222 
ACCT321 
BUAD 105 
BUAD 317 
BMKT 326 
BUAD 310 
BUAD 339 
BUAD 358 



Hours 

Principles of Accounting 
Managerial Accounting 3 

Business Spreadsheets 3 

Management Information Systems; 

3 

3 
3 



Principles of Marketing 
Business Communications (W) 
Business Law 
Ethical, Social, and Legal 
Environment of Business fW) 
BUAD 288/488 Seminar in Business Admin 



Required Courses, continued 
ECON224 



Hours 

PTrnciples of Macroeconomics 



3 
ECON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 3 

Elective in Business 3 



Required Cognates 

BUAU 104 = 



Business Software 
BUAD 128 Personal Finance 

BUAD 221 Business Statistics 

MATH 107 Survey of Math (or above) 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 



Major — B.S. Long-Term Care Administration (52-56 Hours) 

eqi 



ACCI 221-222 Principles of Accounting 



Hours 
3,3 
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 3 

BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 3 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

BUAD 339 Business Law 3 

BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal 

Environment of Business (W) 3 
ECON 224 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 

ECON 225 Prin of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 

MGNT 334 Prin of Management 3 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 3 

LTCA431 General Admin of the 

Long-Term Care Facility 3 
LTCA 432 Technological Aspects of 

Long-Term Care 



Hours 



Required Courses, continued 

LI CA 434 Financial Management of 

Long-Term Care Facility 
LTCA 435 Human Res Mgmt and Marketing 

of Long-Term Care Facility 
LTCA 492 Long-Term Care 

Administration Internship 4-8 

Required Cognates Hours 

MAIH 107 Survey of Math (or above) 3 

8>SYC 349 Aging and Society (W) 3 

Recommended Cognates 

BUAD 104 Business Software 3 

BUAD 128 Personal Finance 3 

BUAD 221 Business Statistics 3 

SELT 373 Christian Ethics 3 

SOCI 249 Death and Dying 2 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 

B.S. Business Administration and 

B.S. Long-Term Care Administration 



1st Semester 

ACCI 221 Principles of Accounting 

BUAD 104 Business Software 



Hours 2nd Semester 

3 ACCI 222 Principles of Accounting 

BUAD 104 Business Software 



Hours 



School of Business and Management 85 





OR 


3 




OR 


3 


BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 128 


Personal Finance 




BUAD 128 


Personal Finance 






OR 


3 




OR 


3 


ERSC 105 


Earth Science 




CHEM 105 


Chemistry of Everyday Life 




ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


Introduction to Public Speaking 


3 




Area B-1, Religion 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 
16 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 
16 



Students who have previously earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited 
college or university and who have completed all course work equivalent to the 
B.S. Business Administration required courses excluding BUAD 317, BUAD 310, 
and BUAD 488, may receive a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in 
long-term care upon the completion of 20 hours of courses including (LTCA 431, 
432, 434, 435, 492; MGNT 344). 

This exception to the 30-hour residence requirement applies only to those who 
have completed all other major course requirements for the long-term care 
degree at another institution and have received a bachelor's degree. Regular 
admission to the LTCA program is subject to receipt of an official transcript 
showing completion of the 
bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. 



Combined Majors — B.S. Business Administration and Public Relations 
(85 Hours) 



Business Administration (40 Hours) 



Public Relations (45 Hours) 



Required Courses 

AGC I 221-222 Principles of Accounting 



Hours 



ACCT 32 
BUAD 105 
BUAD 310 
BUAD 317 
BUAD 339 



3,3 
anagerial Accounting 3 

Business Spreadsheets 3 

Business Com m unication (W } 3 
"anagement Information Systems3 



Business Law 

UAD 288/488 Seminarin Business Admin 1 

BMKT326 Principles ol Marketing 3 

ECON224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

ECON225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE 315 Business Finance 3 

MGNT334 Principles of M anagement 3 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W ) 3 



Required Cognates 

BUAu 104 Business Software 



BUAD 128 
BUAD 221 



Personal Finance 
Business Statistics 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 



Required Cou 

BRDO201 
COMM 103 
COMM 397 
JOUR 105 
JOUR 125 
JOUR 205 
JOUR 208 
JOUR 242 
JOUR 313 
JOUR 488 
PREL344 
PREL406 
PREL482 
PREL485 



rses Hours 

Foundations of Broadcasting 
Intro to Communication 
Communication Research 
Writing for the Media 
Intro to Photography 
News Reporting 



Publication Tools & Techniques 
Intro to Web Design 
Publication Editing 
Mass Comm & Society (W) 
Fundamentals of Advertising 
Persuasion and Propaganda (W)3 
The Public Relations Campaign 3 
Public Relations Techniques 3 



The dual major provides students with the option to develop 
course requirements, the dual major requires only four hours 
major in Business Administration. 



Select one (1) from the following courses: 
BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal 

Environment of Business (W) 
OR 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 
skills in two fields of study. Because of the joint 
above the graduation requirements from a single 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Business Administration & Public Relations 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


ACCI 221 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


ACCI 222 


BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 105 




OR 


3 




ERSC 105 


Earth Science 




CHEM 105 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


BUAD 104 


Business Software 




BUAD 104 




OR 


3 




MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 




COMM 135 




Area B-1, Religion 


3 






Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 
16 





Principles of Accounting 
Business Spreadsheets 

OR 
Chemistry of Everyday Life 
College Composition 
Business Software 

OR 
Intro to Public Speaking 
Area F-1, Psychology 
Area G-3, Rec Skills 



Hours 

3 

3 

3 

3 

3 
_L 
16 



86 



School of Business and Management 



Majors — B.S. 
Hours) 



Business Administration and A.T. Auto Service (80 



Business Administration (43 Hours) 



Auto Service (37 Hours) 



Required Courses 

ACCI 221-222 Principles of Accounting 



Hours 



3^3 
ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 3 

BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 3 

BUAD 317 Management Information Systems 
BUAD 310 Business Communication (W) 3 
BUAD 339 Business Law 3 

BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal 

Environment of Business(W) 
BUAD 288/488 Seminar in Business Admin 



BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 

ECON 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 

ECON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 

FNCE315 Business Finance 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 



Required Cognates 

BUAD 104 Business Software 



BUAD 128 
BUAD 221 



Personal Finance 
Business Statistics 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 



Required Courses 

TECH 114 



TECH 115 
TECH 166 
JECH 167 
TECH 168 



Oxy-Acetylene Welding 

Arc Welding 

Auto Electrical Systems 



Hours 

1 
2 
2 



Suspension, Steering & Alignments 
Manual Drive Train, Axles & 

Brakes 3 

TECH 175/375 Engine Rebuilding & Machining 4 

TECH 178 Heating & Air Conditioning 2 

TECH 230 Automatic Transmission 3 

TECH 264 Automotive Repair 3 

TECH 273 Estimating and Diagnosis 1 

TECH 276/377 Engine Performance & Cptrs 3 

TECH 277 Eng Fuel & Emission Controls 4 

TECH 291 Practicum 3 

TECH 299 Adv Engine Performance 3 

Required Cognates Hours 

MGN I 371 Principles of Entrepreneurship 3 

MGNT 372 Small Business Management 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Business Administration & A.T. Auto Service 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ACCT 221 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


ACCT 222 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 






OR 


3 




OR 


3 


ERSC 105 


Earth Science 




CHEM105 


Chemistry of Everyday Life 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


BUAD 104 


Business Software 




BUAD 104 


Business Software 






OR 


3 




OR 




MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 
Area B-1, Religion 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public 


Speaking 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


_L 




Area F-1, Psychology 
Area G-3, Rec Skills 


3 
1 



Major — A.S. Accounting (32 Hours) 



16 



Required Courses 

ACCI 221-222 Principles of Accounting 



ACCT 311-312 Intermediate Accounting 
BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 
BUAD 128 Personal Finance 
BUAD 358 Eth, Social & Legal Env Bus (W) 3 

3 



Hours 

3,3 

4,4 
3 
3 



Required Courses , continued 

bCON224 



Hours 

Principles of Macroeconomics 3 



Accounting Elective 
Business Elective 

Required Cognates 

BUAD 104 Business Software 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.S. Accounting 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ACCI 221 


Principles of Accounting 


3 


ACCT 222 


Principles of Accounting 3 


BUAD 104 


Business Software 




BUAD 104 


Business Software 




OR 


3 




OR 3 


BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 




BUAD 105 


Business Spreadsheets 


BUAD 128 


Personal Finance 




BUAD 128 


Persona! Finance 




OR 


3 




OR 3 


ERSC 105 


Earth Science 




CHEM105 


Chemistry of Everyday Life 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 3 




Area B-1, Religion 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 3 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 


1 
16 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 1 
16 



MINORS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ENTREPRENEURIAL 



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MANAGEMENT, MANAGEMENT, AND MARKETING 
Minor — Business Administration 
(18 Hours) 



Minor — Human 
Resource 

Management (24 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



ACCT 221-222 Principles of Accounting 3,3 

ECON 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 

OR " 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resource Management 

UD Electives in Business 6 



Minor — Entrepreneurial 
Management (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

*ACCT 103 College Accounting 3 

*EC0N 213 Survey of Economics 3 

MGNT 371 Principles of Entrepreneurship 3 

MGNT372 Sm all Business M anagemenl 3 

Electives in M gmt/M klg 6 

* Does not apply for business majors 

Minor — Management (18 Hours) 

Hours 



Required Courses 



Hours 



Required Courses 

ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resource Management 

3 
MGNT 371 Principles of Entrepreneurship 

OR 3 

MGNT 372 Small Business Management 

UD Electives Business 6 



BUAD 310 Business Communications (W) 3 

BUAD 358 Eth, Social & Legal Env Bus (W); 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resource Managements 

MGNT 420 Organizational Behavior 3 

PSYC 224 Social Psychology 3 

PSYC 357 Psychological Testing 3 

PSYC 432 Industrial/Organizational Psyc 3 

Required in General Education 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 



Minor — Marketing (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting 3 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

BMKT 327 Consumer Behavior 3 

BMKT 328 Sales Management 3 

BMKT 424 Marketing Strategy 3 

UD Electives in Marketing 3 

Recommended Cognate 

bCON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 



ACCOUNTING 

ACCT 103. College Accounting (G-2) 3 hours 

Covers the fundamental accounting processes dealing with the bookkeeping and 
accounting functions for the small business, professional offices, merchandising firms 
and service organizations. This course does not apply for credit to a BBA or BS 
business major. (Fall) 

ACCT 221-222. Principles of Accounting (G-2) 3,3 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 222 lowest final grade C- for ACCT 221 . 

An introduction to financial accounting, including the accounting equation, debits and 
credits, transaction analysis, financial statement preparation, and the differences in 
accounting for the proprietorship, partnership, and corporate forms of ownership. The 
course also provides an introduction to managerial accounting, including job order and 
process accounting, standard costs, budgeting, and cost-volume-profit analysis. 
(Required for freshman BBA majors). 

ACCT 311. Intermediate Accounting I 4 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 221 . 

An in-depth course in financial accounting. Topics include the accounting conceptual 
framework, the hierarchy of GAAP, accounting for cash, receivables, inventories, plant 
assets, intangibles, and current and long-term liabilities. (Fall) 



ACCT 312. Intermediate Accounting II 
Prerequisite: ACCT 3 1 1 . 



4 hours 



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A continuation of ACCT 311. Topics include; accounting for contributed capital, 
retained earnings investments, income taxes, retirement and OPEB's and leases; 
reporting earnings per share; the Statement of Cash Flows; financial statement 
disclosure requirements; and financial statement analysis. (Winter) 

ACCT 316. Governmental and Fund Accounting 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ACCT 222. 

An in-depth coverage of the concepts of fund accounting as they apply to governmental 
units and not-for-profit institutions including schools and hospitals. Attention is given to 
the pronouncements of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. (Fall, even 
years) 

ACCT 321. Managerial Accounting 3 hours 

Prerequisites BUAD 105; ACCT 222. 

A study of the budgeting and financial planning processes for service and 
manufacturing industries through selected quantitative management decision-making 
tools. Topics include cost behavior, product and service pricing decisions, relevant 
costs, make-or-buy decisions, out-sourcing decisions, capital budgeting, transfer 
pricing, and performance measurement. 

ACCT 323. Cost Accounting 2 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 222. 

An in-depth study of the more technical aspects of cost accounting systems, including 
cost allocations, joint product and by-product accounting, actual, standard, and direct 
cost methods. Process cost is emphasized. The more quantitative aspects of 
management are covered including decision-making under uncertainty, inventory 
control, cost behavior and regression analysis, the variance investigation decision, and 
mix and yield variances. (Fall) 

ACCT 326. Accounting Software Tools 2 hours 

Prerequisite: A C C T 2 2 2 . 

A study of accounting information systems, reporting systems, computer-based 
systems, and systems development will be covered. (Winter) 

ACCT 450. Advanced Accounting 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 312. 

This course is cross-listed with ACCT 550 in the MBA program. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

Studies problems concerned with consolidated financial statements, partnerships, 
business firms in financial difficulty, estates and trusts, foreign exchange, and segment 
reporting. (Winter) 

ACCT 452. Auditing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 31 2. 

This course is cross-listed with ACCT 552 in the MBA and MFS programs. A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 

A course designed to study auditing including generally accepted auditing standards, 
the professional code of ethics of the AICPA, and auditing procedures. (Winter) 

ACCT 456. Federal Income Taxes 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 221 . 

This course is cross-listed with ACCT 556 in the MBA and MFS programs. A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 

An introductory course designed to provide training in the application of the Federal 
Internal Revenue Code to the tax problems of individuals. Primary emphasis is on 
Federal Income Taxes but Social Security Taxes will also be included. (Winter) 

ACCT 457. Advanced Federal Income Taxes 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ACCT 456. 

This course is cross-listed with ACCT 557 in the MBA and MFS programs. A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 



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Provides training in the application of the Federal Internal Revenue Code to the tax 
problems facing corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and non-taxable entities. 
(Fall) 

ACCT 491. Accounting Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Status. 

A practicum consists of supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of 
accounting on a part-time basis. The work may be done at various job sites. A 
minimum of 50 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of 
credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as 
an elective in the major.) 

ACCT 492. Accounting Internship 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Status. 

Students obtain on-the-job experience working under supervision in an accounting 
office on a full-time basis. All hours must be completed on one job site. A minimum of 
1 00 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. (Note: 
A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as an elective in 
the major.) 

ACCT 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of the Dean of the School 

Individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the 
student. 



BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

BUAD 104. Business Software (A-4) 3 hours 

A hands-on course designed to actively involve the student in the powerful capabilities 
of word processing, database, presentation software, and with document management 
using Adobe. 

BUAD 105. Business Spreadsheets (A-4) 3 hours 

An application course where students use spreadsheets to present business data. In a 
hands-on environment a spreadsheet is the vehicle for classifying, summarizing, 
analyzing, automating, and presenting data to enhance management's decision-making 
capability. 

BUAD 126. Introduction to Business (G-2) 3 hours 

A course designed to provide a basic understanding of the American business system 
and free enterprise concepts. Business practices, business terminology and 
contemporary business issues are covered. Students who have 18 or more hours of 
credit in business courses are ineligible to take this course for credit. 

BUAD 128. Personal Finance (F-2) 3 hours 

A course in basic economic concepts and business terminology and practices designed 
to provide the techniques to manage personal finances. Budgeting, consumerism, 
insurance, home ownership, and investments are included in the topics covered. 

BUAD 221. Business Statistics 3 hours 



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The emphasis is on applied statistics as a tool for management decision-making. 
Topics include: descriptive statistics, elementary probability, sampling, hypothesis 
testing, inferences, correlation and regression, time series analysis, forecasting, 
variance analysis, and decision theory. 

BUAD 245/345. Computer-Aided Publishing (A-4) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with CPTE 245/345, School of Computing. A student may 
receive credit for this course from only one school. 

An introductory course in the use of the computer as an aid in publishing materials such 

as newsletters, flyers, programs. The course gives training in the preparation of 

camera-ready services using specialized desktop publishing software such as Aldus 
PageMaker and Xerox Ventura to do page layout. 

BUAD 310. Business Communications (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BUAD 1 04; COMM 1 35; ENGL 101-1 02. 

Provides students with a theoretical and practical framework for understanding and 
conducting effective oral and written communication. Special emphasis on business 
letter writing, report development, presentation delivery, resume writing, and 
interviewing skills. Lab fee 3 will be assessed for this course. 

BUAD 317. Management Information Systems (A-4) 3 hours 

Covers the use and effect of computer information processing in a business 
environment with emphasis on management, internal control, the technical foundations 
of information processing, the systems development life cycle, legal, security, and 
ethical issues, database management, and artificial intelligence. 

BUAD 339. Business Law 3 hours 

A course designed to study the nature and social functions of law including social 
control through law and the law of commercial transactions (uniform commercial code) 
and business organizations. Contracts, the law of commercial transactions (UCC), 
business organizations, torts, agency, strict liability, and property are covered in depth. 
Evolution of legal trends are also noted. 

BUAD 358. Ethical, Social, and Legal Environment of Business (W) 3 hours 

A study of how business should operate within the ethical, social, legal, and political 
environment, and how individuals in leadership should relate to various social and 
ethical problems. 



BUAD 412. Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 hour 

This course is made up of a series of topics presented in a seminar setting to provide 
students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: Resumes, Networking, Corporate Climate, 
Interviewing, Dress, Portfolios, Company Research, Etiquette. Besides listening to 
guest presentations, opportunities will exist to interact with guest lecturers and 
professors about thoughts and theories regarding the area of job acquisition. (Winter) 

BUAD 265/465. Topics in Business 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor. 

Selected topics designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty areas of 
business and management. This course may be repeated for credit with permission. 

BUAD 288/488. Seminar in Business Administration 1 hour 

Includes the Eugene Anderson Lecture Series in business. Top men and women in their 
field present lectures in insurance, real estate, finance, retailing, production 
management. Attendance at ten lectures is required. This course may be repeated for 



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credit. (Winter) 

BUAD 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of the Dean of the School. 

Individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the 
student. 

BUAD 296/496. Business Administration Study Tour 1 hour 

A trip designed to acquaint the student with important large business centers and 
facilities. Focus will be on financial, merchandising, advertising, and cultural 
organizations. An additional fee will be required to cover travel expenses. 



ECONOMICS 

ECON 213. Survey of Economics (C-2) 3 hours 

A course designed for the general education student. It provides an understanding of 
the United States' mixed economy through a study of the market system, the role of 
money, the government's fiscal policy, and the impact of the foreign sector. No credit is 
available if ECON 224 or 225 has been taken. This course does not apply for credit to 
a BBA or BS Business major. 

ECON 224. Principles of Macroeconomics (C-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PLSC 224, History Department. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

A study of economics as it affects the national interest. Topics include total 

employment, output and income, with inflation and recession, and with the variables 
that influence these conditions. (Fall) 

ECON 225. Principles of Microeconomics (C-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ECON 224, a high school economic class, or consent of instructor. 
Analyzes specific market environments which influence business policy. Topics 
include scarcity and choice, individual goods and markets, and the price mechanism 
showing how it automatically directs the society's resources into the most desirable 
uses. (Winter) 

ECON 452. Money and Banking 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ECON 224. 

This course is cross-listed with FNCE 452. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

Mediums of exchange, money and credit, banks and their services, the Federal 
Reserve System, and other financial institutions are considered. (Winter) 



FINANCE 

FNCE 315. Business Finance 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ACCT 222. 

A study of the fundamental principles of financial organization. Emphasis is on 
instruments of finance, policies of capitalization, problems pertaining to working capital, 
and corporate expansion and reorganization. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

FNCE 452. Money and Banking 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ECON 224 



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This course is cross-listed with ECON 452 and FNCE 552. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

Mediums of exchange, money and credit, banks and their services, the Federal 
Reserve System, and other financial institutions are considered. (Winter) 

FNCE 455. Fundamentals of Investments 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with FNCE 555. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

A practical, as well as a theoretical, approach is taken for the potential investor of 
institutional or personal funds through the use of problems, readings, and cases. 
Topics covered will include stocks and bonds in the security market, real estate, and 
fixed equipment investments. (Winter) 

FNCE 461. Portfolio Management 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FNCE 455 or permission of instructor. 

This course is cross-listed with FNCE 561. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

Includes consideration of investment instrument choices that are available to the 
investor and the purpose and operation of U.S. and global capital markets. The course 
also covers the methods of evaluation for current and future investment opportunities in 
the expansion of a portfolio of investments that satisfies an investor's risk-return goals. 
(Fall) 

FNCE 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of the Dean of the School. 

Individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the 

student. 



LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION 

LTCA 431. General Administration of the Long-Term Care Facility 3 hours 
Prerequisite: UGN1 464 

Introduces the mission, values, organization, and strategies of nursing homes and other 
organizations in the long-term care field and reviews their history and philosophy. 
Applies the concepts of management to the areas of staffing, governance, operations, 
and physical environment of the care facility. Reviews the regulations for licensing, 
operating, and insuring various risks within the regulatory setting of the industry. 
(Summer) 

LTCA 432. Technological Aspects of Long-Term Care 3 hours 

A detailed study of the technical aspects of long-term care administration. Their 
relationship to other health care facilities in the total health care system, and technically 
related medical relationships and services. A complete review of COBRA is also 
included. (Summer) 

LTCA 434. Financial Management of the Long-Term Care Facility 3 hours 
Prerequisite: FNCE 315. 

A review of techniques and interpretation of financial information for management 
decision-making in the long-term care facility. (Summer) 



LTCA 435. Human Resource Management and 

Marketing of the Long-Term Care Facility 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 344 

A study of the organization, training, motivation, and direction of employees with a view 
to maintaining their productivity and morale at a high level. Selection, compensation, 



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financial incentives, work standards, and leadership are the topics that will be covered. 
Marketing functions, problems, services, and competitive practices will also be covered. 
(Summer) 

LTCA 492. Long-Term Care Administration Internship 4-8 hours 

The internship is a tailored program of 400-1000 clock hours of management training 
experience in a long-term care facility approved by the University. The hours are 
determined by the minimum required by the state in which the student wants to be 
licensed. Two on-site visits by the program director will be arranged by the student. 
Three reports must be submitted at each 100-hour interval: a written narrative 
description of the experience, an intern's report form, and an administrator's report and 
evaluation form. These are described in the Long-Term Care Internship Manual. 

LTCA 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Individual research work open only to business majors. Content to be arranged. 
Approval must be secured from Dean of the School prior to registration. 



MANAGEMENT 

MGNT 334. Principles of Management 3 hours 

A study of basic business management including an analysis of business policies 
viewed from the standpoint of the functional characteristics of the management process 
and current ethics. 

MGNT 344. Human Resource Management 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 334. 

An introduction to the organization, training, motivation, and direction of employees with 
a view to maintaining their productivity and morale at high levels. Among topics 
covered are selection, training, compensation and financial incentives, work standards, 
techniques of supervision and leadership. (Winter) 

MGNT 354. Principles of Risk Management 3 hours 

An introductory study in the field of risk management. Material covered includes 
insurance categories of liability, property, health and life. The primary emphasis will be 
on business applications, but some consideration will be given to the personal risk. 
(Winter, odd years) 

MGNT 358. Operations Management 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 334. 

The design, operation, and continued improvement of the systems that create a firm's 
primary products or services. This course presents operations management tools and 
principles, such as total quality management, forecasting, inventory management, 
just-in-time production, waiting line management. (Fall) 

MGNT 364. International Business and Economics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ECON 224, 225; MGNT 334. 

A survey of the world environment of business including aspects of economics, cultures, 
trade theories, governments, exchange and finances, multinational firms' strategies. 
The impact on business operations of each of these is considered, including a study of 
the economic relationships between countries and the cooperation that is necessary for 
stable economic world growth. 

MGNT 368. Multicultural Management 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 334 or permission of instructor. 

Develops an understanding of the role and impact of cultural diversity in the workplace. 
The course focuses on how multiculturalism influences the local and international 
environments within which organizations operate, including economic, legal, and 
political aspects; markets and business customs; dealing with foreign governments and 
nationals; formulating, implementing, and evaluating cross-functional and cross-cultural 



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decision processes that enable an organization to achieve its objectives. (Winter) 
MGNT 371. Principles of Entrepreneurship 3 hours 

A study of the theory and practice of initiating a business venture and organizing the 
necessary resources. Provides an understanding of the risks and rewards associated 
with entrepreneurship. Topics include start-up financing, marketing, risk management, 
development and implementation of a business plan. (Fall) 

MGNT 372. Small Business Management 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ACCT 103 or ACCT 222; MGNT 334. 

Examines the principles and problems of operating a small business after it is 
established. Topics covered include a procedural system for establishing a new 
business, providing physical facilities, financing, organizing, marketing, and 
managing ofthe small business. (Winter) 

MGNT 410. Organizational Theory and Design 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 334 

A management capstone course for the development of thinking about organizations. 
Missions, goals, strategies, and effectiveness are blended into learning about 
organizational design as it is influenced by external realities. Students learn design 
alternatives to create a fit between the strengths of the organization and its external 
environment to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. (Winter) 

MGNT 420. Organizational Behavior 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 334 

Investigates the impact that individuals and groups have on values, attitudes, job 
satisfaction, motivation, and how the resultant organizational structure and culture are 
affected. The purpose of the course is the application of this knowledge toward 
improving an organization's effectiveness. Students learn the dynamics of leadership 
and management as they influence organizational behavior. (Fall) 

MGNT 460. Compensation and Benefits 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MGNT 344. 

Part one of the course covers employee and executive compensation components, 
theory, and strategies. Compensation is an integral part of attracting and retaining 
organizational talent. Part two of the course covers executive and employee benefits 
and strategies. In the climate of expensive medical coverage, emphasis will be given 
to cost containment strategies. Great organizations offer benefits that satisfy a wide 
range of employees' needs and delivers competitive advantage in attracting and 
retaining a quality employee base. 



MGNT 464. Business Strategies (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: AW core courses or concurrent registration. 

A capstone course that integrates the functional business areas. It is designed to give 
the student experience in strategic analysis and decision-making using the case 
method. Students learn to identify, analyze, propose alternative solutions, and make 
decisions about business strategy. Attention is given to matching organizational 
resources to the external environment to achieve a strategic competitive advantage. 

MGNT 491. Management Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or senior status. 

A practicum consists of supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of 
management on a part-time basis. The work may be done at various job sites. A 
minimum of 50 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of 
credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply 
as an elective in the major.) 

MGNT 492. Management Internship 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: Junior or senior status and school approval. 



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Students obtain on-the-job experience working under supervision in a management 
position or a tailored program of management experience in a selected office or facility 
on a full-time basis. All hours must be completed on one job site. A minimum of 100 
clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of credit. (Note: A 
maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as an elective in 
the major.) 

MGNT 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of the Dean of the School. 

Individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the 
student. 

MGNT 497. Management Research 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BUAD 221 ; MGNT 334. 

This course permits students to apply principles of research and statistical analysis of 
data leading to the completion of a research project. 



MARKETING 

BMKT 326. Principles of Marketing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ECON 21 3, 225 or concurrent enrollment. 

A study of the nature and functions of marketing. Includes marketing institutions, basic 
problems in the marketing of commodities and services, price policies, and competitive 
practices. 

BMKT 327. Consumer Behavior 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326. 

An analysis of the consumer decision-making process where behavioral science is 
combined with marketing theory to enable the marketer to understand and predict 
consumer behavior in the various stages of the buying decision. (Winter) 

BMKT 328. Sales Management 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326 or permission of instructor. 

An examination of the basic sales processes necessary to achieve organizational 
objectives and the professional techniques used in the management of the sales force 
ranging from planning-recruiting to day-to-day management. (Fall) 

BMKT 375. International Marketing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326 or permission of instructor. 

An exploration of the rapidly expanding world of international marketing. Doing 
business across cultural and national boundaries are examined in depth to gain an 
understanding of the nuances necessary to be successful with an international 
marketing venture. (Fall) 



BMKT 410. Service Marketing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326. 

A study of the knowledge needed to implement strategies for quality service to provide 
companies a competitive advantage. The customer-focused management model 
includes strategies for increasing customer satisfaction and retention through the design 
and implementation of service strategies. Topics include customer expectations, 
service development and design, service delivery, management and measurement of 
service quality, service recovery, and the financial effect of service strategies. 

BMKT 423. Promotional Strategy 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326. 

An analysis of integrated marketing communications, with an emphasis on the role of 
advertising, promotion, direct marketing, and public relations. Topics include setting 



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advertising objectives and budget, media strategy, creative strategy, and evaluating 
promotional effectiveness. Focus is on the design and management of a complete 
promotional strategy for an organization. (Winter, even years) 

BMKT 424. Marketing Strategy 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326, 327. 

A case study approach to the solving of major marketing problems of various 
organizations and the ability to formulate appropriate strategies in responding to the 
presented case problems. (Winter) 

BMKT 491. Marketing Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or senior status. 

A practicum consists of supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of 
management on a part-time basis. The work may be done at various job sites. A 
minimum of 50 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of 
credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply 
as an elective in the major.) 

BMKT 492. Marketing Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Junior or senior status and school approval. 

Students obtain on-the-job experience working under supervision at an ad agency, 
marketing department, marketing research company, wholesaler, retailer, or company 
sales department on a full-time basis. All hours must be completed on one job site. 
A minimum of 1 00 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester hour of 
credit. (Note: A maximum of 3 credit hours of practicum and/or internship may apply as 
an elective in the major.) 

BMKT 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of the Dean of the School. 

Individualized research into a selected topic chosen by the faculty adviser and the 
student. 

BMKT 497. Marketing Research 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BMKT 326, 327; BUAD 221 . 

A study of the role of research in marketing decision-making; research design, 
implementation, and analysis and interpretation of research findings. Students will do 
research for a real business organization, concluding with a research and marketing 
recommendation report to the sponsoring organization. (Winter) 

(A-2) (B-1) (C-1) (C-2) (G-2) (F-1) (F-2) (D-4) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General 
Education requirements. 



Chemistry 



Chair: Rhonda Scott 

Faculty: Loren Barnhurst, Brent Hamstra, Bruce Schilling 

CHEMISTRY 

A major in chemistry can prepare you for a rewarding and challenging 
career in traditional areas such as chemical engineering, environmental 
chemistry, quality assurance, basic or applied chemical research, and 
teaching at the high school or post secondary level. A major in chemistry is 
also excellent preparation for a career in biomedical research, medicine or 
dentistry, pharmacology, patent law, and forensic science. In a recent 
article published in the Journal of Forensic Science, crime lab directors 
stated they would preferentially hire individuals with a B.S. in chemistry. 

The B.S. degree in Chemistry is recommended in preparation for 
graduate study leading to research oriented careers in chemistry, 
professional applications of chemistry, or post-secondary education. The 
B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry emphasis, is recommended for 
students preparing for careers in medicine or dentistry as well as graduate 
study, research or teaching in biochemistry, molecular biology, or 
biotechnology. The B.A. degree is the preferred degree for high-school 
teaching, pre-paramedical fields, and some business applications. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

Within a Christian environment of learning, the Chemistry Department 
seeks to provide undergraduate students with the knowledge and skills 
necessary for distinguished professional performance in chemistry or other 
fields that require a strong background in chemistry. 

ASSESSMENT 

To aid the chemistry department in evaluating teaching effectiveness, 
nationally standardized tests prepared by the American Chemical Society are 
administered at the end of each course for which an appropriate test is 
available. Students majoring in chemistry are expected to achieve a 
minimum score of 40 th percentile on these exams and achieve a grade of C- 
or above in their chemistry courses. Students who score below the 40 th 
percentile but have passed the corresponding course will be given self-paced 
instructional materials to strengthen areas of identified weakness. 

Major — B.A. Chemistry (30 hours) 



Required Courses 


Hours 


Required Coqnates 


Hours 


CHEM151- 


152 


General Chemistry 


8 


MATH 181 


Calculus I 


3 


CHEM311- 


312 


Organic Chemistry 


8 


MATH 182 


Calculus II 




CHEM315 




Quantitative Analysis 


4 




OR 


3-4 


CHEM411 




Physical Chemistry I (W) 


4 


MATH 215 


Statistics 




CHEM485 




Chemistry Seminar 


1 


PHYS 21 1-212 


General Physics 


6 


CHEM497 




Intro to Research (W) 
Chemistry Electives 


1 
4 


PHYS 213-214 


General Physics Lab 


2 



NOTE: Some upper division courses are offered in alternate years; the 
student should plan accordingly. 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Chemistry 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


CHEM151 


General Chemistry 


4 


CHEM 152 


General Chemistry 


4 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 


3 


MATH 121 


Precalculus Trigonometry 


2 




Area F 


2 




Area B, Religion 


3 




Minor 


4 

16 




Minor 


4 
16 



Major — B.S. Chemistry (41 Hours) 



Required C 


ourses 


Hours 


Required Coqnates 


Hours 


CHEM 151- 


152 


General C h 


em i 


stry 


MATH 181 Calculus I 


3 


CHEM 311- 


312 


rganic C h 


em 


stry 


MATH 182 Calculus II 


4 


CHEM 315 




Quantitative Analysis 




4 


MATH 315 Differential Equations 


3 


CHEM 321 




Inslrum ental Analysis 




4 


PHYS 21 1-212 General Physics 


6 


CHEM 341 




Biochem istry 1 




4 


PHYS 213-214 General Physics Lab 


2 


CHEM 411 




Physical Chemistry 1 (W ) 




4 


PHYS 215-216 General Physics Calculus Appl 2 


CHEM 415 




Physical C hem istry II 




3 






CHEM 435 




Inorganic Chem istry 




4 






CHEM 485 




Chem istry Sem in a r 




1 






CHEM 497 




Intro to Research (W ) 




1 







NOTE: Some upper division courses are offered in alternate years; the 
student should plan accordingly. 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Chemistry 



1st Semester 

CHEM 151 
ENGL 101 
MATH 181 



General Chemistry 
College Composition 
Calculus I 
Area B, Religion 
Area C-1, History 



Hours 

4 
3 
3 
3 

_3 
16 



2nd Semeste r 

CHEM 152 
ENGL 102 
MATH 1 82 
COMM 135 



General Chemistry 
College Composition 
Calculus II 

Intro to Public Speaking 
Area A-4, Cptrs 



Hours 

4 
3 
4 
3 
_2 
16 



Major — B.S. Chemistry, Biochemistry Emphasis (40 Hours) 



Required Courses 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 
CHEM311-312 Organic Chemistry 
CHEM 315 Quantitative Analysis 

CHEM 341, 342 Biochemistry 



CHEM 343 
CHEM 411 
CHEM 485 
CHEM 497 

BIOL 412 



Hours 



Biochemistry Lab 
Physical Chemistry (W) 
Chemistry Seminar 
Intro to Research (W) 
Chemistry Electives 
Cell & Molecular Biology 



Required Coqnates 



Hours 



8 


BIOL 151,152 


General Biology 


8 


8 


BIOL 311 


Genetics 


4 


4 


MATH 181 


Calculus I 


3 


6 


MATH 182 


Calculus II 




1 




OR 


3-4 


4 


MATH 215 


Statistics 




1 


PHYS 211-212 


General Physics 


6 


1 

3 
4 


PHYS 213-214 


General Physics Lab 


2 



NOTE: To meet the recommendations of the American Society for 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the American Chemical 
Society (ACS) the second math course must be MATH 182. 

Some upper division courses are offered in alternate years; the student 
should plan accordingly. 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Chemistry, Biochemistry Emphasis 



1st Semester 

CHEM 151 
ENGL 101 
BIOL 151 
PEAC 225 



General Chemistry 
College Composition 
General Biology 
Fitness for Life 
Area B, Religion 



Hours 

4 

3 
4 
1 
3 
15 



2nd Semester 

CHEM 152 
ENGL 102 
BIOL 152 



General Chemistry 
College Composition 
General Biology 
Area C-1, History 
Area F-2, Family Science 



Hours 

4 
3 
4 
3 
2 
16 



Major — B.A. Chemistry, Teacher Certification (30 Hours) 



Required Courses 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 

CHEM 31 1-312 Organic Chemistry 

CHEM 315 Quantitative Analysis 

CHEM 341 Biochemistry 

CHEM 411 Physical Chemistry I (W) 

CHEM 485 Chemistry Seminar 

CHEM 497 Intro to Research (W) 



Hours 



Required Cognates 

BIOL 151 General Biology 



Hours 

4 



ERSC 105 
PHYS 155 

MATH 181 

MATH 182 

MATH 215 
PHYS 21 1-212 
PHYS 213-214 
RELT 317 

RELT 424 



Earth Science 

OR 3 

Descriptive Astronomy: 

Creation and Cosmology 
Calculus I " 3 

Calculus II 

OR 
Statistics 

General Physics 6 

General Physics Lab _ 2 

Issues in Physical Sci & Rlgn 

OR 3 

Issues in Natural Sci & Rlgn (W) 



It is strongly recommended that students work towards certification in a 
second area of study such as mathematics or another science area. See the 
School of Education and Psychology for listing of professional requirements (35 
hours, listed on page 114) and general education requirements (44-47 hours). 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Chemistry, Teacher Certification 



1st Semester 




Hours 


CHEM 151 
ENGL 101 
BIOL 151 
PHYS 155 
RELT 138 


General Chemistry 
College Composition 
General Biology 
Descriptive Astronomy 
Adventist Heritage 


4 

3 
4 
3 
3 
17 



2nd Semester 

CHEM 152 
ENGL 102 
EDUC137 

3 
HLED 173 
PSYC 220 



Hours 

General Chemistry 4 

College Composition 3 

Intro/Fdn to Sec & Middle Educ 



Health for Life 
Growth Years 
Area A-4, Computers 



2 

3 

1 

16 



Endorsement for Teacher Certification (20 hours) 

An endorsement to teach chemistry as an additional field may be 
obtained by completing a major in another field (preferably mathematics or 
another science with secondary certification), completing a minor in 
chemistry that includes the courses listed below, and taking and passing the 
PRAXIS II licensure exams required for certification in chemistry. 



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Endorsement for Teacher Certification (20 hours), continued 

Required Courses Hours 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 8 

CHEM 311-312 Organic Chemistry 8 

Upper Division* _4 

20 

The upper division course should be carefully chosen in consultation with your advisor and 
a faculty member in the chemistry department to determine what course will best help you 
prepare for the PRAXIS exams needed for certification in chemistry. Most often this 
course will be either CHEM 315 Quantitative Analysis or CHEM 341 Biochemistry I. 



Minor — Chemistry (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 8 

*Chemistry Electives 10 

*A minimum of six hours must be upper 
division. 



CHEMISTRY 

CHEM 107. Chemistry of Everyday Life (E-2) 3 hours 

This course is a qualitative look at the chemistry of everyday living for non-science 
majors. Topics may include household chemicals, drugs (prescription, 

over-the-counter, or illicit), hazards and risks, food chemistry, polymers, cosmetics, 
forensic science, and sports equipment. This course does not apply to a major or 
minor in Chemistry. 

CHEM 1 1 1 . Survey of Chemistry I (E-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: A course in high school algebra. A minimum Mathematics ACT score of 
16 or a minimum grade of "C" in MATH 080 are also required. 

A survey course designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of 
inorganic chemistry. Three hours of lecture each week. Does not apply to a major or 
minor in Chemistry. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

CHEM 112. Survey of Chemistry II (E-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHEM 111. 

A survey course designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of organic 
and biochemistry. Three hours of lecture each week. Does not apply to a major or 
minor in Chemistry. (Fall, Winter) 

CHEM 113. Survey of Chemistry Laboratory I (E-2) 1 hours 

Prerequisite: Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 111. 

Laboratory material designed to illustrate the material in CHEM 111. Two and one-half 
hours of laboratory each week. Does not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry. (Fall) 

CHEM 114. Survey of Chemistry Laboratory II (E-2) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 11 2. 

Laboratory material designed to illustrate the material in CHEM 112. Two and 
one-half hours of laboratory each week. Does not apply to a major or minor in 
Chemistry. (Winter) 

CHEM 115. Introductory Chemistry (E-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: A course in high school algebra. A minimum Mathematics ACT score 
of 1 6 or a minimum grade of "C" in MATH 080 are also required. 
A course for elementary education majors that uses a "hands-on" approach to teach 
the basic principles of chemistry (including the use of basic scientific instruments) and 
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not apply to a major or minor in Chemistry. (Winter) 



CHEM 1 51 -1 52. General Chemistry (E-2) 4,4 hours 

Prerequisites: High school chemistry and mathematics through high school Algebra II. 
An introduction to the fundamental laws and accepted theories of chemistry. Areas to 
be studied include stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure and bonding, states of 
matter, equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, acids and bases, oxidation-reduction 
and electrochemistry, descriptive chemistry, and nuclear chemistry. To enroll in 
CHEM 152, a student must complete CHEM 151 with a grade of C- or better. Three 
hours of lecture, one hour of recitation, and three hours of laboratory each week. 

CHEM 311-312. Organic Chemistry 4,4 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM 1 52 with a grade of C- or higher. 
Many of the fundamental functional groups of both aliphatic and aromatic compounds 
are studied. Attention is given to spectroscopy, relative reactivities, reaction 
mechanisms, and physical properties of these compounds. Laboratory experiments 
acquaint students with basic organic chemistry laboratory techniques and illustrate 
reactions that are discussed in lecture. To enroll in CHEM 312, a student must 
complete CHEM 31 1 with a grade of C- or better. Three hours of lecture, one hour of 
recitation, and four hours of laboratory each week. 

CHEM 315. Quantitative Analysis 4 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM 1 52 with a grade of C- or higher. 
A study of equilibria as it applies to analytical chemistry. Techniques of determinations, 
sampling, handling of data, and the detailed chemistry involved are studied in terms of 
quantitative determinations. Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each 
week. (Fall, alternate years) 

CHEM 321. Instrumental Analysis 4 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM 31 5 with a grade of C- or higher. 
A study of the theories, techniques, and instruments involved in spectrometry, 
chromatography, and electrochemistry. Three hours of lecture and four hours of 
laboratory each week. (Winter, alternate years) 

CHEM 341. Biochemistry I 4 hours 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 312 and BIOL 151 with a grade of C- 
or higher or consent of instructor. 

A study of the basic principles of the chemistry of living organisms. Topics presented 
include the structure, properties, and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins; 
an introduction to bioenergetics; enzyme kinetics and mechanisms; carbohydrate, lipid, 
and energy metabolism. Four hours of lecture each week. (Fall) 

CHEM 342. Biochemistry II 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of CHEM 341 with a grade of C- or higher. 
A continued study of the basic principles of the chemistry of living organisms. Topics 
presented include the metabolism of proteins and nucleic acids and the regulation of 
gene expression. Two hours of lecture each week. (Winter, alternate years) 

CHEM 343. Biochemistry Laboratory 1 hour 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 315 and previous or concurrent 
enrollment in CHEM 342. 

An introduction to the fundamental techniques used in the study of biochemical 
systems, including the separation and analysis of biological molecules, enzyme 
kinetics, and metabolism studies. Four hours of laboratory each week. Requires 
computer data analysis. (Winter, alternate years) 

CHEM 411. Physical Chemistry I (W) 4 hours 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 152, MATH 181, PHYS 212, with a 
grade of C- or higher. 



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A study of the fundamental concepts of chemical thermodynamics, chemical equilibria, 
properties of pure substances and mixtures, phase changes, kinetic theory, and 
reaction kinetics and dynamics. This class is offered alternate years and is not open 
to students who have taken PHYS 41 1 . Three hours of lecture and four hours of 
laboratory each week. (Fall, alternate years) 



CHEM 415. Physical Chemistry II 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 152, MATH 315, PHYS 212, with a 
grade of C- or higher. 

An introduction to quantum chemistry. Areas to be studied include: wave mechanics; 
boundary problems; the Schroedinger equation and its solution for one electron atoms 
and extension to multielectron systems; chemical bonding; and atomic and molecular 
spectroscopy. This class is offered alternate years and is not open to students who 
have taken PHYS 412. Three hours of lecture each week. (Winter, alternate years) 



CHEM 425. Advanced Organic Chemistry 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHEM 312 with a grade of C- or higher. 
Compound types, reactions, and intermediates not considered in Organic Chemistry 
will be studied. Once a sufficient background has been established, an introduction to 
medicinal chemistry and synthesis of medicinal compounds will be studied. (Winter, 
alternate years) 

CHEM 435. Inorganic Chemistry 4 hours 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHEM 312 with a grade of C- or higher; 
completion of CHEM 41 1 is recommended. 

A study of structures and chemical properties of inorganic compounds. Particular 
focus is placed on the description of chemical bonds between elements, the effects of 
bond properties on the structures, reactivity, and characterization of these compounds, 
and the periodic trends observed in the properties of the elements. Three hours of 
lecture and four hours of laboratory each week. (Winter, alternate years) 

CHEM 465. Topics in Chemistry 1-4 hours 

Selected topics presented in a formal classroom setting in specialty areas of chemistry 
not covered in regular courses. May be repeated for credit for different topics. 

CHEM 485. Chemistry Seminar 1 hour 

Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 312 and COMM 135. 
An introduction to the use of chemical literature as a source of information. Oral and 
written presentations are made on specific topics in chemistry. These presentations 
must utilize Power Point and word processing skills and should be taken in the junior or 
senior year. (Winter) 

CHEM 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of CHEM 152. 

A course emphasizing individual directed study by a student who wishes to explore an 
area of chemistry not listed in the regular course offerings. 

CHEM 497. Introduction to Research (W) 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or senior chemistry major who has successfully completed CHEM 
312. 

Individual research under the direction of the members of the staff. (This course should 
be taken no later than the first semester of the senior year.) Prior to registration, 
students are urged to contact all chemistry staff members about choice of available 
projects. (Fall) 

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EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Chemistry 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Pre- or co-requisite: CHEM 31 2. 
Attention is given to national science education standards, methods and materials of 
instruction, planning, testing, and evaluating student performance, the survey and 
evaluation of textbooks, and the planning of laboratory experiments, including safety 
considerations and waste disposal. 

(E-2) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of general education requirements. 



School of Computing 



Dean: Rick Halterman 

Faculty: John Beckett, Jared Bruckner, Tyson Hall, Timothy D. Korson, 
P. Willard Munger, Eduardo Urbina 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of Southern Adventist University's School of Computing is to 
provide an exemplary Christian learning environment which enables 
students to become Christian computing professionals, who, in addition to 
being competent in their chosen profession, realize their responsibility to 
God, church, family, employer, colleagues, and society. 

MAJORS IN COMPUTING 

The rapidly expanding field of computing continues to demand an 
ever-increasing number of technically educated people. The type of 
computer education needed also continues to shift. Computer graduates 
this year will be taking jobs which were not even available when they entered 
college four years ago. Southern Adventist University offers several 
computer curricula designed to meet the needs of students desiring to enter 
the computing field but coming to the University with a wide-range of 
interests and abilities. 

The B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Science Concentration, 
is designed to prepare for a wide range of computing professions. Software 
engineers, software developers, systems analysts, programmer/analysts, 
network engineers, database administrators, and data specialists are among 
the professions considered computer scientists. The computer science 
concentration curriculum follows the guideline for computer science degrees 
developed by the ACM and IEEE, Curriculum 2001. The B.S. degree in 
Computer Science, Embedded Systems Concentration, is designed to 
prepare students for work in the exciting field of embedded systems. 
Embedded systems professionals are a type of computer engineer who 
deals with the use of computers which are embedded in other systems, such 
as automobiles, robots, PDAs, etc. Computer science professionals in both 
areas are distinguished by the high level of theoretical expertise and 
innovation they apply to complex problems and to the application of new 
technologies. 

The B.A. degree in Computer Science allows students to combine a 
computing degree with a minor or major in another academic area 
offering a B.A., for instance English, history, or music. This combination is 
useful in occupations such as teaching high school. 

The B.S. in Computer Information Systems combines classes in 
computing and systems management with classes in accounting, economics, 
and business administration. With a few years experience graduates will be 
equipped to manage a data processing department in a hospital, business, 
or industry. This program follows IS 2002, the curriculum developed by 
ACM, AIS, and AITP. 

The B.S. in Computer Systems Administration is designed to prepare 
graduates who will administer the complex computer systems and networks 
now common in the business world. It requires a minimum of programming, 
mathematics, and business courses, while concentrating on the technical 
issues needed to administer and support modern network computing 
systems and software. 



The B.S. in Technical Animation is offered in conjunction with the School 
of Visual Art and Design. This combined degree in animation and computer 
science prepares the student to pursue a career in technical animation. See 
page 277 for more information. 

ADMISSIONS 

Admission to the School of Computing is required before graduation with 
a major offered by the School of Computing. Declaration as a major is not 
the equivalent of acceptance to the School of Computing. Minimum 
requirements for admission to the School of Computing are: 

1 . Acceptance to Southern Adventist University. 

2. Complete general education: ENGL 101 and 102. 

3 . Completion of 6 hours of computer courses 
required in the major with a grade of "C" 
or better. 

4. Earned overall GPA of 2.25 or better. 
Students pursuing a major offered by the School of Computing should apply 
for admission at the end of the freshman year. Transfer students will be 
considered for admission after completing 6 hours of major courses in 
residence. 

SCHOOL OF COMPUTING PROBATION 

If a student's GPA falls below 2.25 in either the major or overall, the 
student will be placed on School of Computing probation. If the GPA does 
not improve to 2.25 by the end of one semester on probation, the student 
must repeat courses in an effort to increase the GPA. The faculty of the 
School of Computing must approve each probation student's course load 
before the student may register. 

ASSESSMENT 

In the last semester of the senior year all computing students will be 
required to take a written two-hour exam. The results of this exam are used 
by the School's staff to evaluate class offerings as well as program 
requirements. 

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 

The School of Computing coordinates an internship program that 
encourages employers to utilize the skills of our students in exciting and 
productive ways and allows students to take advantage of the opportunities 
these employers provide. Currently the core of this effort is an innovative 
program called Meet the Firms, which includes job fair events and Preparing 
to Meet the Firms, a course that prepares students for finding jobs. Most of 
the internships are paid summer internships for which the student may also 
register to receive academic credit. 

NETWORK USAGE POLICY 
AT SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY 

Students must comply with the Network Usage Policy. 

See http://computing.southern.edu/netpolicy . A hard copy of the policy is 
available from the Campus Card Desk. 



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PROGRAMS IN COMPUTING 



Major — B.A. Computer Science (30 Hours) 



Required C 
CHI H 103 
CHTR 124 
CRTR215 
CHTR 220 

CRTR314 

CRTR319 
CHTR 365 
CHTR 405 
CHTR 486 



Hours 

3 
Fundamentals of Rrogramming 4 



purses 

Principles of Computing 



Fundamentals of Software Design 4 
Organization, Architecture, and 

Assembly Language 4 

Data Structures, Algorithms, & 

Knowledge Systems 4 

Database Management Systems 3 
Operating Systems 3 

Organization of Programming Lang3 
Seniors Seminar (W) 2 



Required Cognates Hours 

MA1H 181 Calculus I 3 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

MATH 280 Discrete Mathematical Structures 3 



Major — B.S. Computer Science (47-48 Hours) 



__ Hours 

Principles of Computing 3 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 
CPTR215 " ~ 



Required Courses 
CHI H 103 



Fundamentals of Software Design 4 
*CPTR 314 is recommended in sophomore year 



CPTR 365 
CPTR 486 



Hours 

D~ata Structures, Algorithms & 

Knowledge Systems* 4 

Operating Systems 3 

Senior Seminar (W) 2 



Computer Science Concentration (47 
Hrs) 



Embedded Systems Concentration (48 
Hrs) 



Required Courses 

C P I H 22 



Hours 



Organization, Architecture & 
Assembly Language 
CPTR 319 Database Management Systems 

CPTR 405 Organization of Prog Language 

SENG 209 Intro to Software Engineering 

Computer Electives (CPHE/CPTR 

(3 hrs must be UD; 8 hrs may be 

from CPHE) 



Required Cognates 

MATH 181 ^^ 



Hours 

3 



Calculus I 

MATH 182 Calculus II 4 

MATH 200 Elementary Linear Algebra 2 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

MATH 280 Discrete Mathematical Structures 3 

Select twelve (12) hours from the following courses 
including one two-semester sequence with lab: 
BIOL 151,152 and any upper division BIOL except 
BIOL 421 or 424; CHEM 151,152 and any upper 
division CHEM course; PHYS 

211,212,213,214,215,216 and any upper division 
PHYS course. 

Select an additional three (3) hours from the above 
list, MATH 218, or any upper division MATH course. 



Required Courses 

EN ft F I 121 



CPHE 200 
CPHE 220 
CPHE 310 
CPHE 320 
CPHE 380 
CPHE 410 
CPTR 328 



Intro to Engineering 
Digital Logic & Design 
Computer Architecture 
Intro to Signal Processing 
Circuit Analysis 
Microcontroller Design 
Computer Interfacing 
Principles of Networking 



Hours 



Reguired Cognates 

MATH 181 ^~ 



Hours 

3 



Calculus I 

MATH 182 Calculus II 4 

MATH 200 Elementary Linear Algebra 2 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

MATH 280 Discrete Mathematical Structures 3 

MATH 315 Differential Equations 3 

PHYS 21 1-214 Gen Physics with Lab 8 

Select four (4) hours from the following courses: 

BIOL 151 General Biology 4 

CHEM 151 General Chemistry 4 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. or B.S. Computer Science 



1st Semester 

COMM 135 
CPTR 103 



Intro to Public Speaking 
Principles of Computing 



Hours 

3 

3 



2nd Semester 

CPIH215 Fund of Software Design 
ENGL 102 College Composition 



Hours 

4 
3 



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CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 

ENGL 101 College Composition " 3 

Area B-1, Religion 3 



Math Elective 

Area C, History 

Area F, Behav/Fam/Hlth Sci 



3 

3 

_3 

16 



Major — B.S. Computer Information Systems (45 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



CPTR 103 
CPTR 124 
CPIS210 
CPTE212 
CPIS220 
CPTE 228 
CPIS315 
CPTR 319 
CPTR 327 
CPTR 328 
CPIS430 
CPTE 433 

CPTE 446 
CPIS435 
CPTR 486 



Principles of Computing 3 

Fund of Programming 4 

Inform Tech Hardwr & Softwr 3 
Web Programming 3 

Applications Programming 3 

Becoming a Power User 3 

Requirements&Systems Anafysis3 
Database Management Systems 3 



User Interface Design 
Princ of Networking 
Phys Design & Implementation 
Network Administration 
OR 
Web Services 
Project Mgmt & Practice 
Senior Seminar (W) 
Computing Elective 



Required Cognates Hours 

ACCT 221 ,222 Principles of Accounting 6 

BUAD317 Mgmt Information Systems 3 
(Recommended in sophomore 
yr) 

BUAD 339 Business Law 3 

ECON Elective 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 3 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Computer Information Systems 



1st Semeste r 

COMM 135 
CPTR 103 
CPTR 124 
ENGL 101 



Intro to Public Speaking 
Principles of Computing 
Fund of Programming 
College Composition 
Area B-1, Religion 



Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


3 


CPIS220 


Applications Programming 3 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 3 


4 




Math Elective 3 


3 




Area E, Natural Science 3 


3 




Area F, Behav/Fam/Hlth Sci 3 


16 




15 



Major — B.S. Computer Systems Administration (47 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



CPTR 103 Principles of Computing 3 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 

CPTE 212 Web Programming 3 

CPTE 21 8 PC Hdwr Repair and Upgrade 2 

CPTE 228 Becoming a Power User 3 

CPTE 254 UNIX Systems Administration 3 

CPTE 316 Application Software Support 3 

CPTR 319 Database Mgt Systems 3 

CPTR 327 User Interface Design 3 

CPTR 328 Principles of Networking 3 

CPTR 427 Network Security ' 3 

CPTE 433 Network Administration 3 

CPTE 442 Software Evaluation 2 

CPTE 446 Web Services 3 

CPTR 486 Senior Seminar (W) 2 

Computer Elective 4 



Required Cognates 

BUAD 126 Intro to Business 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 

MATH 120 Precalculus Algebra 

MATH 215 Statistics 

PSYC Any 3 hr Psychology course 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Computer Systems Administration 



1st Ssmsstsr 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 
CPTR 103 
CPTR 124 
ENGL 101 



Hours 



Principles of Computing 
Fundamentals of Programming 
College Composition 
Area B-1, Religion 



2nd Semes ter 

CP I b 228 
ENGL 102 
JOUR 242 



Becoming a Power User 
College Composition 
Intro to Web Design 
Area E, Natural Science 
Area F, Behv/Fam/Hlth Sci 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
_3 
15 



Minor — Computing (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 

CPIH 103 



Principles of Computing 



Hours 

3 



108 



>CHOOL OF 00 IMPUTING 



CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 
Computing Electives 1 1 

(A minimum of 6 hrs must be UD) 



HARDWARE AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS 

CPHE 200. Digital Logic and Design 4 hours 

Pre- or co-requisite: CPTR 1 03. 

Digital design principles and implementation of digital systems. Number systems, 
Boolean algebra, architectural concepts, combinational and sequential logic, 
combinational datapath elements, memory, I/O design, CAD tools, project design 
methodologies, and logic syntheses. The objective of this course is to prepare the 
essential and rudimentary basis for students to become the next generation digital 
circuit designers. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. 
(Fall) 

CPHE 220. Computer Architecture 4 hours 

Prerequisites: CPHE200;CPTR124. 

This course is cross-listed with CPTR 220. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

Basic machine organization and architecture. Processor components, pipelined 
datapaths, instruction sets, memory types and hierarchy. Introduction to data 
representation, instruction formats addressing techniques and assembly language. 
Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. (Winter) 

CPHE 310. Introduction to Signal Processing 4 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 1 82. 

Introduction to signal processing for discrete-time and continuous-time signals. 
Filtering, frequency response, Fourier transform, Z transform, and sampling. 
Laboratory emphasizes computer-based signal processing. Three hours of lecture 
and three hours of laboratory each week. (Fall, odd years) 

CPHE 320. Circuit Analysis 4 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 212, 214. 

Basic concepts of DC and AC circuit theory and analysis. Basic concepts of circuit 
behavior, circuit analysis theorems and methods, RLC circuits and introduction to 
microelectronics. Introduction to test and measurement instrumentation, experimental 
techniques for analysis and characterization of electrical circuits and technical writing 
and documentation skills. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each 
week. (Winter, even years) 

CPHE 380. Microcontroller Design 4 hours 

Prerequisite: CPHE 220 or CPTR 220. 

Microcontroller structure, instruction set and addressing modes. Introduction to 
embedded system development, microcontroller resource allocation, assembly and C 
language programming, interrupt handlers, real-time operation, timing and basic 
communication interfaces. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each 
week. (Fall, even years) 

CPHE 410. Computer Interfacing 4 hours 

Prerequisites: CPHE 220, 380. 

Fundamental of computer interfacing and embedded system development. 
Processors, chipsets, commercial busses, and I/O devices for high-end embedded 
systems. Embedded and real-time operating systems, device drivers, multitasking, 
X86 instruction set architecture, DMA, common bus standards (ISA, PCI-AGP) and 
current I/O interfaces (parallel, series, USB, IEEE 1394). The laboratory component 
emphasizes a team design experience and requires students to incorporate concepts 



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from the lecture into a capstone embedded system design project. Three hours of 
lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. (Winter, odd years) 

CPHE 295/495. Directed Study in Hardware and Embedded Systems'! -3 hours 
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs of computer science 
students. Formal written report required. May be repeated for credit up to six hours. 



INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

CPIS 210. Information Technology Hardware and Software 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 103; skills in using PC's, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and 
Database software. 

Hardware: CPU architecture, memory, registers, addressing modes, busses, instruction 
sets, multi processors versus single processors; peripheral devices: hard disks, CDS, 
video display monitors, device controllers, input/output; operating systems functions 
and types; operating systems modules: processes, process management memory and 
file systems management; examples of hardware architectures; examples of operating 
systems; basic network components, switches, multiplexers and media; installation and 
configuration of multiuser operating systems. (Fall) 

CPIS 220. Applications Programming (G-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 124. 

This course focuses on the design and implementation of business computing systems 
utilizing a modern programming environment such as Visual Basic and/or Dephi. 
(Winter) 

CPIS 315. Requirements and System Analysis 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPIS 220. 

Requirements analysis. Object-oriented analysis and design. Use of data modeling 
tools. Emphasizes the factors for effective communications and integration with users 
and user systems. It encourages interpersonal skill development with clients, users, 
team members, and other associated with development, operation, and maintenance of 
the system. (Fall) 

CPIS 430. Physical Design and Implementation 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPIS 31 5; CPTR 31 9. 

Selection of development environments and standards; software construction; 
structured, event driven and object-oriented application design; testing; software quality 
assurance; system implementation; user training; system delivery; post implementation 
review; configuration management; maintenance; reverse engineering and 
re-engineering; distributed systems; design and implementation of net-centric 
applications. (Winter) 

CPIS 435. Project Management and Practice 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPIS 31 5; Co-requisite: CPTR 31 9 or CPIS 430. 

Managing the system life cycle; requirements determination, logical design, physical 
design, testing, implementation; system and database integration issues; network and 
client-server management; metrics for project management and system performance 
evaluation; managing expectations; superiors, users, team members and other related 
to the project; determining skill requirements and staffing the project; cost-effectiveness 
analysis; reporting and presentation techniques; effective management of both 
behavioral and technical aspects of the project; change management. (Winter) 

CPIS 265/465. Topics in Computer Information Systems 1-3 hours 



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Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

Topics selected from areas of computer information systems not covered in other 

courses. May be repeated with permission. 

CPIS 295/495. Directed Study in Computer Information Systems 1-3 hours 
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs of computer information 
systems students. Formal written report required. May be repeated for credit up to six 
hours. 



COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY 

CPTE 100. Computer Concepts (A-4) 1 hour 

Important computer competencies including understanding how the history of 
computers and the Internet can aid in our capability to prepare for future changes in 
computing technology, the ability to appreciate the potential and limitations of 
computers and the Internet, how to maintain a "healthy" personal computer system, and 
how to use computers and the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively. 

CPTE 104. Introduction to Microcomputer Operating Systems (A-4) 1 hour 

Limited to students with no computer background or permission of the instructor. It is 
designed to introduce the student to the functions and features of DOS, Windows, and 
UNIX as a preparation for other computer application courses. Some general 
information about the hardware will be presented so students may feel less intimidated 
about adding a new board to the computer or hooking up a new mouse. Students will 
learn how to format disks, manipulate files, and use many utilities. Does not apply 
toward a baccalaureate major or minor in computer science. 

CPTE 105. Introduction to Word Processing (A-4) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: A typing course or permission of instructor. 

Creating, editing and formatting documents; creating multiple-page reports; simple 
desktop publishing; mail merge; creating styles, outlines, tables, table of contents, form 
letters, mailing labels, and web pages; collaborating with others on a document. 

CPTE 106. Introduction to Spreadsheets (A-4) 1 hour 

Using spreadsheet software to manage data, use formulas and functions, develop 
professional-looking spreadsheets, create charts and graphs, manage lists, work with 
multiple spreadsheets and files, use editing and web tools, and develop spreadsheet 
applications. 

CPTE 107. Introduction to Database (A-4) 1 hour 

Using database software to manage data, create and manage a database, query a 
database, create forms and reports, create advanced queries, create custom forms, 
create custom reports, integrate the database with the Web and with other software 
applications. 

CPTE 108. Software Installation and Configuration 1 hour 

Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of different system and application 
packages concentrating on current popular operating systems for the PC. 

CPTE 109. Presentation Technology (A-4) 1 hour 

An investigation of various presentation software packages and their use in making 
effective presentations. General presentation design, graphics for presentations, use 



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of animation, video and sound in presentations, and display technology. Students will 
design, create, enhance and use electronic overheads, outlines, speaker's notes, and 
audience handouts. 

CPTE110. Introduction to Web Development (A-4) 1 hour 

Web development using HTML. Designing and developing web sites using web site 
creation software. Maintaining and updating web sites. 

CPTE 205. Advanced Office Applications (A-4) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: CPTE 105, 106, 107, or equivalent. 

Advanced application topics such as creating on-screen forms, advanced table 
techniques, using solver for complex problems, scenario management, importing data, 
automating tasks with macros, using query wizards and action queries. Introduction to 
using Visual Basic for Applications with documents, spreadsheets, and databases. 

CPTE 212. Web Programming 3 hours 

Prerequisite: C PTR 1 24 

Pre- or co-requisite: JOUR 242 or CPTE 1 10 or permission of instructor. 
Programming for e-commerce using the World Wide Web. Application architecture, 
languages, scripting tools, HTML editors, Web design packages and authoring tools. 
(Fall) 



CPTE 218. PC Hardware Repair and Upgrading 2 hours 

Pre- or co-requisite: C PTR 1 03 

This course focuses on the troubleshooting and repair of computing hardware. Use of 
troubleshooting hardware and software. (Fall) 

CPTE 228. Becoming a Power User 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Basic skills in using PC operating systems; word processing, 
spreadsheet, and database software. 

Developing high-level skills in using both applications and systems software: Windows 
OS, Windows Server, utilities, word processor, spreadsheet, database, presentation, 
charting, and planning programs. Integrating applications. Building new applications 
using off-the-shelf software packages. (Winter) 

CPTE 245/345. Computer-Aided Publishing (A-4) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTE 1 00 

This course is cross-listed with BUAD 245/345, School of Business and Management. 
A student may receive credit for this course from only one school. 
An introductory course in the use of the computer as an aid in publishing materials such 
as newsletters, flyers, programs. The course gives training in the preparation of 
camera-ready documents without conventional paste-up and typesetting services using 
specialized desktop publishing software. 

CPTE 254. UNIX Systems Administration 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTE 228. 

Installation and management of UNIX operating systems in the business environment. 
Use of common UNIX tools for support and administration. Comparison of common 
UNIX variants. (Fall) 

CPTE 316. Application Software Support 3 hours 

Prerequisite: C PT E 228 . 

This course focuses on methods of mastering applications software in order to be able 
to provide technical support. Practice in mastering a wide range of software 
applications. Software troubleshooting. Interpersonal issues relative to giving support 
to non-technical personnel. Mentoring and software training issues. (Winter) 

CPTE 433. Network Administration 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 328 or permission of instructor. 



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Network administration to support internal operations and e-commerce. The role of 
the supervisor in managing user accounts, file systems, directories, security systems, 
resources, etc. Managing backups, printers, application, and operating system 
updates and Internet connections. (Winter) 

CPTE 442. Software Evaluation 2 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR124. 

This course focuses on methods for evaluating popular application software packages. 
Performance and feature evaluation, reliability, usability, maintainability, security 
issues, and licensing issues. (Fall) 

CPTE 446. Web Services 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTE 21 2 or SENG 209. 

This is a practical course in web-centric computing from the server perspective. 
Topics include selection of web servers, technical architecture of web sites, security 
issues, implementation, management and maintenance of web servers, web services 
design, and database integration. (Winter) 

CPTE 265/465. Topics in Computer Technology 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

Topics selected from areas of computer technology not covered in other courses. May 
be repeated with permission. 



CPTE 295/495. Directed Study in Computer Technology 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs of technical computer 
support students. Formal written report required. May be repeated for credit up to six 
hours. 



COMPUTER SCIENCE 

CPTR 103. Principles of Computing (A-4) 3 hours 

A comprehensive introduction to the many areas of computing, including algorithmic 
problem solving, computer organization, operating systems, networking, net-centric 
computing, e-commerce and information systems. Introduction to the key issues and 
concepts throughout the field. Social and ethical issues in computing. (Fall) 

CPTR 124. Fundamentals of Programming (G-2) 4 hours 

Prerequisite: Math ACT >=22 or MATH 090 or permission of instructor. 
Control structures, data types, data representation, compiling, debugging, modularity, 
and standard programming algorithms are introduced, using an object-oriented 
language. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. 

CPTR 215. Fundamentals of Software Design (G-2) 4 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 124. 

Introduction to software design methods. Elementary data structures. Development 
of reliable, modifiable programs. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory 
each week. (Winter) 

CPTR 220. Organization, Architecture and Assembly Language 4 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 103, 124. 

This course is cross-listed with CPHE 220. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

Basic machine organization and architecture. Processor components, instruction sets, 
memory types and hierarchy. Introduction to data representation, instruction formats, 
addressing techniques, and assembly language. Three hours of lecture and three 
hours of laboratory each week. (Winter) 



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CPTR 314. Data Structures, Algorithms and Knowledge Systems 4 hours 
Prerequisites: CPTR 21 5; MATH 1 20 or equivalent. Recommended: MATH 1 81 . 
Advanced data structures including heaps, hash tables, height-balanced trees, and 
graphs. Techniques for data abstraction. Algorithms that have application in many 
areas of computer science including searching, sorting, and graph algorithms. 
Recursive algorithms. Analysis of algorithms including time and space complexity 
analysis. Criteria for choosing data structures and algorithms. Fundamental issues in 
intelligent systems, search and constraint satisfaction, knowledge representation, and 
reasoning. (Fall) 

CPTR 319. Database Management Systems 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 103, 124. 

Introduction to database management systems, including data modeling, query 
languages and processing, database design, data integrity and security. Issues 
related to distributed database systems, object-oriented database systems, and legacy 
database systems are also discussed. (Winter) 

CPTR 327. User Interface Design 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 124. 

Applying the basic principles of human-computer interaction to the design of computer 
interfaces. Analysis of interface design and system integration problems. 
Comparison of standard graphical user interfaces (GUI) and application of guidelines 
for window, menu, and other dialogue techniques. Evaluate usability and compare 
interface design methodologies. (Fall) 



CPTR 328. Principles of Networking 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 103. 

Principles and issues related to computer networking and data communications. 
Network topologies, network protocols, network models, routing, congestion control, 
Internet working, security and privacy. (Fall) 

CPTR 365. Operating Systems 3 hours 

Preregu/s/tes; CPTR 220, 314. 

Detailed study of operating system concepts. Process management, scheduling, time 
slicing, concurrency, mutual exclusion, semaphores, resource management, memory 
mapping, virtual systems, mass storage, file systems, and security. Case studies of 
operating systems. (Fall) 

CPTR 405. Organization of Programming Languages 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 21 5, 220. Recommended: CPTR 31 4. 

Computer language definition via formal syntax and semantics. Design and 
implementation issues of features found in most programming languages but including 
some features found only in modern programming languages. Programming language 
paradigms. (Winter) 

CPTR 412. Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 hour 

This course is made up of a series of topics presented in a seminar setting to provide 
students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: resumes, networking, corporate climate, 
interviewing, dress, portfolios, company research, etiquette. Besides listening to guest 
presentations, opportunities will exist to interact with guest lecturers and professors 
about thoughts and theories regarding the area of job acquisition. (Winter) 

CPTR 415. Compiler Construction 3 hours 

Preregu/s/tes; CPTR 405; MATH 280. 
Principles and techniques of lexical analysis, parsing, semantic analysis, code 



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generation, and optimization. Students will be required to design and implement a 
functional compiler for a given programming language. (Winter, even numbered 
years) 

CPTR 418. Artificial Intelligence 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 31 4. 

Search techniques and methods of knowledge representation. Application to areas 
such as planning, learning, expert systems, neural networks, intelligent agents, natural 
language processing, image processing, and speech recognition. Introduction to the 
languages used in Al. (Fall, even numbered years) 

CPTR 425. Computer Graphics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 314; MATH 182. Recommended: MATH 200. 
This course teaches the principles of generating graphical images on a computer with 
an emphasis on the underlying mathematical theory and its programming 
implementations. Topics include graphics primitives, windowing techniques, clipping, 
2-D and 3-D transformations, projections, 3-D viewing techniques, cubic interpolating 
and approximating curves, bicubic 3-D surface patches, fractal curves and surfaces, 
hidden line and surface removal, shading, surface mapping, ray tracing, animation 
techniques. (Fall, odd numbered years) 

CPTR 427. Network Security 3 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 328. Recommended: CPTE 254. 

This course provides an overview to key issues and solutions for information security 
and privacy. Introduction to cryptography and its application to network and operating 
system security; security threats; applications of cryptography; secret key and public 
key cryptographic algorithms; hash functions; basic number theory; authentication; 
security for electronic mail and network scripting languages. (Winter) 

CPTR 430. Algorithms 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 314; MATH 1 81 , 280. 

Techniques for the design and analysis of algorithms, divide-and-conquer, greedy, and 
dynamic programming algorithms. Computational complexity and analysis of particular 
algorithms of practical or theoretical importance in computer science. (Fall, even 
numbered years) 

CPTR 442. Theory of Computation 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTR 314; MATH 280. 

Formal models of computation such as finite state automata, push-down automata and 
Turing machines. Formal languages. Computability and complexity theory along with 
the practical implications of theoretical results. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

CPTR 265/465. Topics in Computer Science 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

Topics selected from areas of computer science not covered in other courses. Possible 
topics include: neural networks, information retrieval, distributed computing, advanced 
compiler design, computer architecture, advanced operating systems, systems 
programming, visualization of data, computer simulation, and parallel computing. May 
be repeated with permission. 

CPTR 486. Senior Seminar (W) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. 

Written and oral reports are made on specific topics treated in current computer 
science literature. Resume writing, interviewing, application to graduate school, GRE 
testing, social and professional issues, witnessing on the job and at graduate school 
are also discussed. A comprehensive assessment exam will be taken as a class 
requirement. 

CPTR 292/492. Computing Internship 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: Consent ofinstructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work in current computing technologies. May be repeated for credit 
up to six hours. 



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CPTR 295/495. Directed Study in Computer Science 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs of computer science 
students. Formal written report required. May be repeated for credit up to six hours. 



SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 

SENG 209. Introduction to Software Engineering 4 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTR 21 5 or CPIS 220. 

Techniques for the management, development and maintenance of large complex 
software systems. Life cycle issues, requirements and domain analysis, architecture 
and formal and human-computer interaction design, implementation, testing, and 
quality assurance. Netcentric computing. Team projects. (Winter) 

SENG 265/465. Topics in Software Engineering 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

Topics selected from areas of software engineering not covered in other courses. May 
be repeated with permission. 

SENG 295/495. Directed Study in Software Technology 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and school dean. 

Individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs of computing students. 
Formal written report required. May be repeated for credit up to six hours. 



(A-4) (G-3) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



School of Education 
and Psychology 



Dean: 

Faculty: Krystal Bishop, Charles D. Burks, Myrna Colon, Robert Coombs, 

Alberto dos Santos, Denise Dunzweiler, lleana Freeman-Gutierrez, 

Michael Hills, Cathy Olson, Carleton Swafford, John Wesley Taylor V, 

Penny Webster, Ruth WilliamsMorris 
Adjunct Faculty: Gerald Colvin, Liane de Souza, Linda Dickinson, Daniel 

Gaddy, Leona Gulley, Bonnie Mattheus, Patricia Salazar 
Teacher Education Council: 

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES 

The School of Education and Psychology subscribes to the philosophy 
that human beings were created in the image of God but as a result of willful 
disobedience sin has marred their God-given attributes and divine likeness. 
This philosophy recognizes that the object of education is also the object of 
redemption — to restore in people the image of their maker and bring them 
back to the perfection in which they were created. Thus the work of 
redemption is also the work of education, involving the development of the 
whole person — physical, mental, spiritual, and social. 

The teacher education and psychology programs in the unit are founded 
upon the basic assumption that there is a body of information, research, and 
practice that make up the knowledge base for the professions of teaching 
and psychology. 

STATEMENT OF MISSION 

The mission of the School of Education and Psychology at Southern 
Adventist University is to prepare students at both undergraduate and 
graduate levels who can function effectively in a culturally pluralistic society 
and who are dedicated to assisting individuals in reaching their maximum 
potential in service to God and humanity. 

POLICIES 

Students required to perform field or practicum experiences will accept 
personal responsibility for their learning and professional behavior. Each 
student contracts to abide by policies of the School of Education and 
Psychology. Students admitted to Student Teaching are encouraged to 
become familiar with policies outlined in the Student Teaching Handbook. 

Students will be expected to provide their own transportation for all field 
and practicum experiences. 

The School of Education and Psychology reserves the right to revise, add, 
and withdraw policies and/or courses as necessary to ensure a quality 
program. 

GRADUATE DEGREES 

The School of Education and Psychology offers two Master of Science 
degrees: 

1 . Master of Science in Education (five emphases) 

a. Curriculum and Instruction 

b. Educational Administration and Supervision 



c. Inclusive Education 

d. Literacy Education 

e. Outdoor Teacher Education 



2. Master of Science in Counseling (three emphases) 

a. Community Counseling 

b. Marriage and Family Therapy 

c. School Counseling 

Degree requirements are described in a separate Graduate Catalog, 
available by contacting the School of Education and Psychology. 



UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY DEGREES 

Undergraduate programs in psychology are pre-professional in that they 
are designed to introduce students to a wide knowledge base in the field and 
to prepare them for further training and education in specialized fields of 
psychology. 

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY 

The B.A. degree in psychology is recommended for students who wish to 
become psychologists or professional counselors, and are planning to gain 
admission into graduate programs. In addition, this degree is recommended 
for students who desire to combine psychology with another academic 
discipline such as law, business, English, or history. 

Major — B.A. Psychology (33 Hours) 

Major 33 

Cognates 12-13 

Minor 18 

General Education 61 

TOTAL 124-125 



Required Courses 


Hours 


Required Coqnates 


Hours 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 




3 


BIOL 421 Issues in Science and Society (W) 3 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psychology 




3 


RELT 373 Christian Ethics 


3 


PSYC 227 


Cognitive Psychology 




3 


MATH One math course (MATH 106 or 


3 


PSYC 297 


Research Design & Stats I (W) 




3 


higher) 




PSYC 315 


Abnormal Psychology 




3 


Science course with lab 


3-4 


PSYC 346 


Intro to Personality Theories 




3 






PSYC 357 


Psychological Testing 




3 






PSYC 416 


History & Systems of Psyc (W) 




3 






PSYC 490 


Psychology Seminar 




1 






PSYC 491 


Psychology Practicum* 




2 






PSYC 497 


Research Design & Stats II (W) 




3 






PSYC 


Psychology Electives 




3 






"Start in the 


: junior year 












Sample 


Freshman 


Year Sequence 








B.A 


. Psychology 




1st Semester Hours 




2nd Semester 


Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 




CP I b 1 00 Computer Concepts 


1 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 




ENGL 102 College Composition 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 




MATH 106 Survey of Math I 


3 


HIST 


LD History 


3 




PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 


3 


LIT/MUS/ 


LD Lit, Music/Art Appr or 






HIST LD History 


3 


ART 


Foreign Language 


3 




LIT/MUS/ LD Lit, Music, Art Appr or 




REL 


LD Religion 


3 
16 




ART Foreign Language 


3 
16 



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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY 
Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration 

This B.S. degree is recommended for students planning to gain 
admission into graduate programs in industrial or organizational psychology. 
The degree program is general enough to allow entrance into several other 
areas of psychology at the graduate level, or to consider moving into the 
more applied aspects of psychology, such as human resource management, 
ergonomics, or business related fields. No foreign language is required for 
this major. However, a foreign language is encouraged as an elective. 



Major— B.S. 
Hours) 

Psychology 

Business 

Cognates 



Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Concentration (57 



39 

18 

12-13 

General Education 55-56 
TOTAL 1 24 



Required Courses Hours 

Psychology (39 hours) 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 

PSYC 224 Social Psychology 3 

PSYC 227 Cognitive Psychology 3 

PSYC 231 Multi-Cultural Relations 3 

PSYC 297 Research Design and Statistics I 3 
PSYC 315 Abnormal Psychology 3 

PSYC 346 Intro to Personality Theories 3 

PSYC 357 Psychological Testing 3 

PSYC 416 History & Systems of Psyc (W) 3 
PSYC 432 Industrial/Organization Psyc 3 

PSYC 460 Group Processes 3 

PSYC 490 Psychology Seminar 1 

PSYC 491 Psychology Practicum* 2 

PSYC 497 Research Design and Stats II (W) 3 
*Practicum for this degree would be particularly 
I/O or HR area) 
**As BMKT 327, Consumer Behavior, stipulates 
Completion of this prerequisite as an elective or perm 



Required Courses 

Business and Management (18 hours) 



Hours 



BMKT 327 
BUAD 358 
ECON213 
equivalent) 
MGNT 334 
MGNT344 
MGNT 420 



Consumer Behavior** 3 

Eth, Social & Legal Env of Bus (W)3 



of 



Economics 



Survey 

3 

Principles of Management 

Human Resource Management 

Organizational Behavior 



Required Cognates 

RbLI 421 Issues in Science and Society(W)3 

RELT 373 Christian Ethics 3 

MATH One math course (MATH 106 3 

or higher) 

Science Course with Lab 3-4 

towards a placement that matches the major {i.e. in an 

BMKT 326, Principles of Marketing, as prerequisite. 
ission of instructor would be required to take this course. 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Concentration 



1st Semester Hours 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 

HIST LD History 3 

LAN/LIT/ART LD Lang, Lit, or Fine Arts 3 

RELLD Religion _3 

16 



2nd Semester 

CPIb 100 
ENGL 102 
MATH 106 
PSYC 128 
HIST 
LAN/LIT/ART 



Computer Concepts 
College Composition 
Survey of Math 
Developmental Psychology 
LD History 
LD Lang, Lit, or Fine Arts 



Hours 

1 

3 
3 
3 
3 
_3 
16 



Psychobiology Concentration 

This B.S. degree is recommended for students planning to gain 
admission into graduate programs in specific areas of psychology such as 
neuroscience, and in related professions such as behavioral medicine, 
behavioral ecology, genetic counseling, and health psychology. This degree 
may also be desirable for those students planning for careers in medicine. 



Major — B.S. Psychology, Psychobiology Concentration (59-61 Hours) 

Psychology 37 

Biology 21-23 

Cognates 17 



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General Education 47-49 
TOTAL 124 

Major — B.S. Psychology, Psychobiology Concentration, continued 



Required Courses Hours 
Psychology (37 hours) 

PSYC122 General Psychology 3 

PSYC 227 Cognitive Psychology 3 

PSYC 297 Research Design and Stats I 3 

PSYC 326 Physiological Psychology 3 

PSYC 384 Experimental Psychology 3 

PSYC 387 Comparative Psychology 3 

PSYC 390 Health Psychology 3 
PSYC 416 History & Systems of Psyc (W) 3 

PSYC 490 Psychology Seminar 1 

PSYC 497 Research Design and Stats II (W) 3 

Psychology Electives 3 



Select three (3) hours from: 

PSYC 220 Growth Years 3 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 3 

PSYC 349 Aging and Society (W) 3 

PSYC 422 Adolescent Psychology 3 

Select three (3) hours from: 

PSYC 224 Social Psychology 3 

PSYC 315 Abnormal Psychology 3 

PSYC 346 Personality Theories 3 



Required Courses 
Biology (21-23 hours) 

BIOL 151,152 General Biology 
BIOL 311 Genetics 



Hours 



Select one of the following course sequences: 
BIOL 101,102 Anatomy & Physiology 8 

BIOL 416,418 Human Anatomy/Animal Physiol 6 

Select three (3) hours from: 

BIOL 313 Developmental Biology 3 

BIOL 340 Immunology 3 

BIOL 412 Cell and Molecular Biology 4 

BIOL 417 Animal Histology "' 3 

Required Cognates 

CHEM 151, 152 General Chemistry 

OR 8 

CHEM 111-114Surveyof Chemistry 
HMNT210 Introduction to Philosophy 3 

MATH One MATH course MATH 1 20 

or higher 3 

RELT 421 fW) Issues in Science and Society 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Psychology, Psychobiology Concentration 



1st Semester 


BIOL 101 ; 


COMM 135 


ENGL101 ( 


PSYC 122 ( 


RELB I 



Anatomy and Physiology 
ntro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
General Psychology 
LD Religion 



Hours 

4 
3 
3 
3 

_3 
16 



2nd Semester 

BIOL 102 
ENGL 102 
HIST 155 
MATH 120 
PSYC 128 



' Anatomy and Physiology 
College Composition 
American History 
Precalculus Algebra 
Developmental Psychology 



Hours 

4 
3 
3 
3 
_3 
16 



Minor — Industrial/Organizational 

Psychology (21 Hours) 



Required Courses 

MGN I 334 Principles of Management 



MGNT 344 Human Resource Management 

MGNT 420 Organizational Behavior 

PSYC 224 Social Psychology 

PSYC 297 Research Design & Statistics I 

PSYC 357 Psychological Testing 

PSYC 432 Industrial/Organizational Psyc 



Hours 
3" 

3 
3 
3 
3 
3 
3 



Required in General Ed (pre-req tor PSYC 297, 

357) 

AREAF 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 



Strongly Recommended 

AREAC 

ECON213 Survey of 
equivalent) 



Economics (or 



Minor — Psychology (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 
PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 
PSYC Electives 



Hours 

3 

3 
12 



i hours must be upper division) 



ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS 

During their last academic year in the undergraduate program, students 
are required to write a major position paper that demonstrates both their 
knowledge and application of various issues in the field of psychology. This 
major paper is part of the capstone course, History and Systems of 
Psychology, which takes a comprehensive view of the field of psychology. 
In addition, all psychology seniors are required to complete the Psychology 
Major Field Test during the final semester of their enrollment. This 



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examination is administered by the School of Education and Psychology. 



UNDERGRADUATE OUTDOOR EDUCATION DEGREE 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN OUTDOOR EDUCATION 

The Outdoor Education degree program prepares students for a 
profession in or related to the outdoors. A student may choose from four 
concentration areas. Each area allows the student to develop skills in 
wilderness experiences and obtain outdoor professional certification 
necessary for employment in the area of choice. Graduates from this 
program find opportunities in state and national parks, environmental 
interpretative centers, camps, outdoor schools, adventure business, 
therapeutic outdoor programs, and mission organizations. 

Major — B.S. Outdoor Education (48 Hours) 

Major 48 

Required Cognates 17 

General Education 60 

TOTAL 125 



Required Core Courses 

EDOE138 Outdoor Basics 

EDOE 300 Outdoor Ministries 

EDOE 345 Environmental Education 

EDOE 391 Outdoor Education Seminar (W) 

EDOE 420 Natural & Cultural Interpretation 

EDOE 492 Outdoor Education Internship 

EDOE Electives 



Hours 


Required Coqnates Hours 


3 


EDUC325 


Phil of Christian Educ (W) 2 


2 


ERSC 105 


Earth Science 3 


2 


MATH 215 


Statistics 3 


V) 1 


PSYC 122* 


General Psychology 


in 3 




OR 3 


10 


PSYC 128* 


Developmental Psychology 



PSYC/EDOE 221 Challenge Course Facilitator 
RELT 317 Issues in Physical Sci & Religion 

OR 3 

RELT 424 Issues in Biol Sci & Religion (W)* 

*Both classes required for Counseling Concentration 



Select eighteen (18) hours from one of the following concentrations: 
Counseling Concentration Hours Naturalist Concentra 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 r in I id -iw rtonor 

PSYC 377 Fundamentals of Counseling (W) 3 

PSYC 422 Adolescent Psychology 3 

PSYC 460 Group Processes 3 

PSYC 479 Family Counseling 3 

PSYC Electives 3 



Hours 



Cultural Interpreter Concentration 

Any HIS I or GhOG courses 
UD HIST or GEOG courses 



10 



Naturalist Concentration 

BIOL 151,152 General Biology 8 

BIOL 295/495 Directed Study 1 

Select three (3) hours from: 

Any Ecology Course 3 

Select six (6) hours from: 
Any Botany. Ecology, or Zoology Field Courses6 



Outdoor Ministry Concentration 

HELP 251 Intro to Youth Ministry 

RELP 264 Christian Witnessing 

Any RELB, RELP or RELT 
UD RELB, RELP or RELT 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Outdoor Education 



1st Semester 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 
EDOE 138 Outdoor Basics 
ENGL 101 College Composition 
PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 
HIST LD History 

RELLD Religion _3 



Hours 2nd Semester 

3 CFTE" Computer 

3 EDOE Outdoor Concentration Elective 

3 ENGL 102 College Composition 

1 ERSC 105 Earth Science 

3 PEAC PE Activity Elective 

RELLD Religion Elective 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
1 
3 
16 



Education (18 



Minor — Outdoor 
Hrs) 

Required Courses Hours 

EDOE 138 Outdoor Basics 5 

EDOE 300 Outdoor Ministries 2 

EDOE 345 Environmental Education 2 



EDOE 356 



Outdoor Field Experience 
Outdoor Education Electives 



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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES IN TEACHER EDUCATION 

The School of Education and Psychology is approved by the Tennessee 
State Board of Education for the preparation of secondary, middle, and 
elementary teachers. It is accredited by the National Council for 
Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and by the Accrediting 
Association of Seventh-day Adventists Schools, Colleges and Universities, 
Inc. 

PRAXIS II PASS RATE 

The completers of the Teacher Education Program at Southern have 
achieved a 100% pass rate in the Praxis II licensure exams. 

Objectives of the Teacher Education Program 

The goal of the Teacher Education Program is to nurture the development 
of the wholistic teacher. This goal is reflected in the conceptual framework, 
a goal in which we seek to provide opportunities for the candidate to become 
effective in the following roles: (a) a caring person, (b) an informed facilitator 
of learning, (c) a reflective decision maker, (d) a committed professional. 

Southern Adventist University has approved teacher certification programs 
at four levels: 

K-8 SDA Elementary Education 

B.A. in Liberal Arts Education Leading to Licensure (K-6 TN) 
5-8 Middle School Education 

B.S. in Math and Science Education Leading to Licensure 

(5-8 TN, 7-10 SDA) 
K-12 Secondary Education 

B.F.A. in Art Education 

B.Mus. in Music Education 

B.S. in Physical Education/Health 
7-12 B.A. in Biology Education 

B.A. in Chemistry Education 

B.A. in English Education 

B.A. in History Education 

B.A. or B.S. in Mathematics Education 

B.A. in Physics Education 

B.A. in Religious Education 

B.A. in French Education 

B.A. in Spanish Education 

ADMISSION PROCEDURES 

Admission to Southern Adventist University does not automatically admit 
the student into teacher education . There are three stages that students 
must go through to successfully complete the Teacher Education Program 
prior to student teaching. 
A. Initial Admission to the Teacher Education Program 

Each student accepted at Southern Adventist University who indicated 
that teaching is his/her professional objective is assigned an educational 
program adviser by the Records and Advisement Office. The advisers 
assist in planning a student's academic program each year and guide their 
advisees through the stages of the Teacher Education Program. Advisers 
and advisees should work closely to follow the professional sequence of 
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Students assume responsibility for making necessary applications, 

meeting the 
requirements, and other relevant deadlines. 

At the time of a student's Initial Admission to the Teacher 
Education Program, the current and subsequent catalogs will 
determine the requirements for completion of the program and 
graduation. Deviations to this policy will be valid only if mandated 
by the North American Division and/or the State of Tennessee 
Department of Education. 

NOTE: Courses with grades lower than "C" (2.00) in the major 
studies or professional education must be repeated. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the third semester) after completing all 
requirements as outlined below. Initial admission is required before the 
student can enroll in upper division education courses. The following 
criteria are required for each applicant. 

1 . Be in residence at the University 

2. Show evidence of physical, mental, spiritual and moral fitness 

3. Possess an overall grade point average of 2.75 or above 

4. Have successfully completed EDUC 129 Introduction to and 
Foundations of Elementary Education or EDUC 137 Introduction to 
and Foundations of Secondary and Middle Education, and ENGL 
1 01 and 1 02 with a grade of C (2.00) or higher 

5. Possess an enhanced ACT/SAT composite score of 22 OR have 
passed all three sections of the PRAXIS I (Pre-Professional Skills 
Test) which is the entrance competency test required by the State 
of Tennessee. The ACT composite score of 22 or above will 
EXEMPT the PPST 

6. Have submitted a formal application which includes a brief essay 
in the student's own handwriting about the kind of teacher he/she 
plans to be, including goals for students, classroom setting, and 
personal goals. 

7. Have obtained recommendations from the Vice President of 
Student Services and the student's academic adviser as part of 
the application process 

8 . Have presented a beginning 
professional portfolio to the Teacher 
Education Faculty 

9. Have successfully completed an initial 
interview with the Teacher Education 
Faculty 

10 . ..Have signed a felony statement as part 

of the interview process 
11. ..Have provided evidence of membership 

in a professional organization 

Applications meeting the above criteria are approved by the 
School of Education and Psychology Faculty and recommended to 
the Teacher Education Council. The student will be informed in 
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action of the Teacher Education Council. 

Candidacy and Retention in Teacher Education 

After the applicant has been admitted to the Teacher Education 
Program, his/her progress may be reviewed by the Candidacy 
Committee. As a teacher candidate, the applicant will be given an 
opportunity to interact with the Candidacy Committee in a 
non-threatening atmosphere. During the interview the candidate can 
strengthen his/her commitment to teaching or express his/her concerns 
and questions about the teaching profession. 

Retention in the Teacher Education Program is contingent on 
successful completion of courses attempted and maintenance of the 
academic standard required for initial admission to the program. Teacher 
candidates are expected 

to maintain consistent personal representation of the standards and 
objectives of Southern Adventist University and the Teacher Education 
Program. 
Authorization to do Student Teaching 

The teacher candidate must file a formal application with the faculty 
of the School of Education and Psychology for authorization to do 
student teaching. Application forms may be obtained from the School 
secretary in Summerour Hall. A late application may delay the student 
teaching experience. Student teaching is regarded as the culminating 
experience of the Teacher Education Program. 

NOTE: Prior to the professional semester, the student must 
take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exams — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, 
and the particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 
Each student must arrange for a Designated Institution Report 
to be sent by the testing service to Southern Adventist 
University as evidence of passing scores. All students 
planning to student teach in the fall semester must complete all 
required Praxis II exams by the preceding June test date. All 
students planning to student teach in the winter semester must 
complete all required Praxis II exams by the preceding 
September test date. 

The following criteria are required for each applicant: 

1 . Completion of all professional education courses 

2. Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.75 
Major Studies minimum GPA of 2.75 
Professional Education minimum GPA of 2.75 

3. Courses in the major studies and the professional education 
courses with grades lower than "C" (2.00) must be repeated. 

4. Evidence of good physical and mental health 

5. Adherence to standards and objectives of Southern Adventist 
University and the Teacher Education Program 

6. Formal application for student teaching at least one 
semester in advance 

7. Completion and passing of all applicable PRAXIS II examinations 

8. Completion of a successful student teaching interview 

9. Formal presentation of completed Professional Development 
Portfolio. Minimum acceptable score is 75% 



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10. Evidence of having passed the Tennessee Board of Investigation 
background check 
1 1 . Evidence of current CPR Certification 

12. Evidence of current First Aid Certification 

Teacher candidates who meet the above criteria are approved by the 
School of Education Faculty and recommended to the Teacher Education 
Council. Candidates are informed in writing as to the status of their 
application following the action of the Teacher Education Council. 

In the event that the candidacy committee recommends a conditional 
acceptance student teachers will be notified of the condition(s). Student 
teachers accepted conditionally will receive additional coaching from the 
supervisor. Failure to meet the conditions will result in termination of the 
student teaching placement. The candidacy committee will then determine 
eligibility for continuing student teaching. 



ADVISEMENT 

The major goal of the advisement process is to orient the teacher 
candidate with the total teacher education program, with major emphasis on 
its three components, namely, general education, professional education, 
and major studies. This is accomplished by the academic adviser as he/she 
interacts with his/her advisees during advisement sessions. 

Secondary majors have an advisor in their major. However, they should 
seek advisement related to the Teacher Education Program from the 
Secondary Coordinator and/or the Certification Officer in the School of 
Education and Psychology. 

APPEAL PROCEDURES 

Criteria and standards for admission to teacher education are explicit, but 
allow for second chance attempts. Courses may be repeated to raise GPA or 
students may follow the Grievance Procedures found under Academic 
Policies (page 43). Also, students who do not meet all the criteria required to 
do Student Teaching may appeal to the Teacher Education Council. Any 
applicant who determines to follow this alternative policy must seek counsel 
from the Dean of the School of Education and Psychology. 

ASSESSMENT OF EDUCATION MAJORS 

Final assessment of senior education majors takes place during their full 
semester of student teaching. It involves continuous monitoring of the 
student's classroom performance using both verbal and written feedback. 
Senior assessment consists of two phases. 

Phase One, Formative Evaluation, consists of ongoing monitoring and 
feedback. The cooperating teacher conducts informal conferences as well 
as a one-hour weekly formal conference providing anecdotal records. A 
formative evaluation is completed by the University supervisor and the 
cooperating teacher at midpoint of each placement. 

Phase Two, Summative Evaluation, is completed by both the cooperating 
teacher and the University supervisor. Performance assessments used are 
the Student Teaching Summative Evaluation and the Student Teaching 
Portfolio. The student teacher is also evaluated by his/her students when 
they complete the Pupil Evaluation of the Student Teacher. A 
self-evaluation is completed by the student through a video-taped lesson. A 



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capstone interview is conducted with all student teaching candidates. 

The faculty of the School of Education and Psychology will monitor a 
candidate's academic progress, emotional stability, and social and 
professional skills during the student teaching placements. If at any time, 
after being admitted to student teaching, a teacher candidate gives evidence 
of failing to maintain commitment to criteria or preparation for teaching, 
he/she may be asked to postpone student teaching placements and submit 
to further requirements as deemed necessary to ensure success in the 
teaching profession. 

The final letter grade for the student's performance is decided by the 
Education Faculty. Failure to complete student teaching with a satisfactory 
grade of C (2.00) or above results in students being reassigned for an 
additional practicum. 

Graduate follow-up is carried out through the Program Effectiveness 
Assessment completed by the first-year and third-year teachers. Feedback 
for the Teacher Education Program is solicited from administrators of school 
systems using the Program Effectiveness Assessment. 

TEACHER LICENSURE 

Licensure and certification are synonymous terms for the process of 
granting legal authorization to teach in the public or private elementary, 
middle, or secondary schools of a state or of the Seventh-day Adventist 
Church based on meeting predetermined qualifications. Certification has 
been established to give professional status to qualified teachers and to 
assure school boards and parents that the teacher is well prepared. 

WHO CAN OBTAIN CERTIFICATION? 

Every student who successfully completes the requirements for teaching 
in the elementary, middle, or secondary school and graduates from Southern 
Adventist University will receive recommendation for certification based upon 
the following criteria: 

A. Successful completion of student teaching assignments 

B. Satisfactory completion of all credential requirements 

C. Recommendation of major departments/schools 

D. Passing scores on the following PRAXIS II Examinations: 

(1) Principles of Learning and Teaching, and (2) appropriate specialty 
area(s) 

Certification is not automatic. The eligible candidate must make the 
necessary application to the Southern Union Conference, and to any 
other appropriate union conference for denominational certification; 
and to the State of Tennessee and to any other specific state 
department of education where the candidate expects to teach. 
Information regarding certification is available through the Southern Adventist 
University certification officer. Since teacher certification regulations are 
always in the process of change, graduating teacher education candidates 
are urged to make their applications for certification immediately. If the 
candidate does not make application 

within two years for denominational certification, or within three years for 
Tennessee State certification, she/he will have to take additional courses 
before certification can be issued. 

WHAT CERTIFICATES MAY BE OBTAINED? 

A. Initial Certificate (Tennessee) 

A certificate is issued on the basis of a minimum of a Bachelor's 
Degree with a major in at least one subject teaching field and the 



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completion of an approved teacher education program. Passing 
scores on the following PRAXIS II Examinations: (1) Principles of 
Learning and Teaching, and (2) appropriate specialty area(s) must be 
obtained. 
B. Basic Certificate (SDA denominational) 

Required by the Department of Education of the North American 

Division of Seventh-day Adventists. This three-year denominational 

certificate is issued on 

the basis of completing the following courses in addition to the above 

requirements: 

EDUC 220 Growth Years 

OR 3 hours 

PSYC128 Developmental Psychology 

HLED 173 Health for Life 2 hours 

RELB Biblical Studies 3 hours 

REL Upper division religion elective 3 hours 

RELT 255 Christian Beliefs 3 hours 

RELT 138 Adventist Heritage 3 hours 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION 

Candidates for state certification must complete the appropriate teacher 
preparation curriculum. This consists of three components: general 
education, professional education, and major studies. 

A. General Education: 

This component represents that portion of the total teacher 
education program designed to foster the development of those 
competencies that are basic to all life's responsibilities and provide 
intellectual foundation in the liberal arts. Students pursuing a 
teacher education curriculum must work closely with their advisers 
for guidance in the selection of general education courses that are 
appropriate to their individual needs. Relevant courses are listed in 
this Catalog under the seven main areas of the General Education 
requirements, pages 27-31. 

B. Professional Education: 

Elementary : The elementary program with the degree 
requirements is listed on pages 1 1 5-1 1 6 of this Catalog. 

Middle: The middle school program with degree requirements is 

listed on 
pages 1 1 6-1 1 7 of this Catalog. 

Secondary : The following courses are required for secondary 
teaching certification. In order to be eligible for certification, students 
must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 in the major, 
professional education, and cumulative areas. They must also 
include one literature class and one mathematics class in their 
programs, each at the 100 level or above. 

EDUC 137 Introduction to & Foundations of Middle & Secondary Ed 3 hours 
EDUC 217 Psychological Foundations of Education 2 hours 

EDUC 220 Growth Years 

OR 3 hours 

PSYC128 Developmental Psychology 

EDUC 240 Education for Exceptional Children and Youth 2 hours 

EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 hours 



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EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Education (W) 2 hours 

EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 hours 

EDUC 422 Behavior Management — Secondary 2 hours 

EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Areas 2 hours 

EDUC 437 Curriculum and General Methods, Grades 7-12 1 hour 

EDUC 438 Curriculum Content Methods, Grades 7-12 1 hour 

EDUC 468 Enhanced Student Teaching 7-12 

(Winter 2007; EDUC 472 and EDUC 464) 

OR 12 hours 

EDUC 469* Enhanced Student Teaching K-12 

(Winter 2007; EDUC 473 and EDUC 464) 

TOTAL HOURS 35 hours 

*Art, music, and physical education majors must enroll in EDUC 469 

C. Major Studies: 

Major studies requirements: Preparation for teaching in the 
elementary school requires a B.A. in Liberal Arts Education leading to 
licensure K-8 SDA (K-6 TN); preparation for teaching in the middle 
school requires a B.S. in Math and Science Education leading to 
licensure 5-8 TN, 7-10 SDA. See program descriptions on pages 
11 5-1 17 of this Catalog. 

The following departments/schools offer majors that can be 
combined with professional education courses resulting in licensure 
to teach: 

Art Modern Languages 

Biology (French and Spanish) 

Chemistry Music 

Education & Psychology Physical Education & Health 

English Physics 

History Religion 

Mathematics 

Students are to complete the degree requirements as specified 
by their chosen majors plus the professional education courses as 
listed under B above. 

D. Miscellaneous Information Relative to Teacher Training: 

1. Because of time commitments during the student teaching 
experience, it is expected that any student entering student 
teaching will not be enrolled in additional classes without approval 
of the Candidacy Committee. 

2. Correspondence credit will be accepted to the extent of one-fourth 
of the credit required for the certificate provided that no more than 
four semester hours in education are applied on the professional 
education requirement. If personal circumstances demand a 
correspondence course, a petition must be filed with the School of 
Education and Psychology and its approval obtained before 
registering for the course. The course must be completed and the 
grade filed in the Records and Advisement Office before student 
teaching is begun. 

3. For SDA Certification a major is not always required for additional 
endorsements. A minor may be acceptable in some disciplines 
as a second field endorsement area. 

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for information on specific requirements in the area(s) of 
endorsement sought. 

5. NOTE: The Teacher Education Program at Southern Adventist 
University is constantly being refined to meet any and all 
North American Division, NCATE, and/or State of 
Tennessee's changing and mandated licensure requirements 
for teacher preparation. As a result, changes may occur in 
the course offerings and in the program requirements for 
students preparing to become teachers. 

Teacher education students must meet any and all such 
additional requirements mandated by NAD, NCATE, or the 
State of Tennessee, even though such changes may not be 
listed in the Teacher Education programs in the particular 
catalog under which the student entered. Students should 
stay in contact with the School of Education and Psychology 
to be aware of any changes that may affect them. 

DEGREES FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE TEACHING LICENSURE 

Major — B.A. Liberal Arts Education (41 Hours) 
Leading to Licensure K-8 SDA, K-6 TN* 

Major 41 

Cognates 9 

General Education 32-38 

Professional Education 43 

TOTAL 125-131** 

*Meets Tennessee K-8 standards for Seventh-day Adventist Schools and Tennessee "No Child Left Behind 11 

standards. 

**A student who has two units of sequential high school foreign language can complete this degree program in 

125 semester hours 



Major — B.A. Liberal Arts Education, continued 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses , continued Hours 

BIOL 103 PTmciples of Biology 3 HIS 1 356 Ratlves and Strangers (W) 3 

CHEM115 Introductory Chemistry 3 MATH 106 Survey of Math I 3 

EDUC319 Technology in Education 3 MATH 107 Survey of Math II 3 

EDUC 336 Lang Acquisition 8 Development 2 PLSC 254 Amer National & State Govt 3 

ENGL 304 Grammar & Linguistics ENGL LD Literature Elective 3 

OR 3 3hrsUDEIectivesinCOMM/ENGL3 

ENGL 312 Creative Writing: LA Elem Teacher HIST/SCI 
ERSC 105 Earth Science 3 

GEOG 204 World Geography 3 Required Cognates 

HIST 174 World Civilization I 3 bUOb 345 Environmental Education 2 

EDUC 321 Educational Research & Statistics 3 

EDUC 330 Library Materials for Children 2 

PETH 463 Elementary School PE Methods 2 

General Education (32-38 Hours) 

AREA A ENGL 101, 102; COMM 135; A-2, A-4 included in major 9 

AREA B RELB, 3 hours; RELT 138, 255; UD RELB or RELT, 3 hours 12 

AREA C C-1 , C-2 (GEOG 204; HIST 356(W); PLSC 254) included in major 

AREA D D-2 in major, Foreign Lang (or two years in high school) 0-6 



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AREA E E-1 (BIOL 1 03; CHEM 1 1 5; ERSC 1 05) included in major 

AREA F EDUC 220; HLED 173; PSYC 217 7 

AREA G PEAC 225, PEAC elective 2 

AREA D/G Select either MUED 231 or ART 230 2 

Professional Education (43 Hours) 

EDUC 129 Intro/Found Elementary Education : EDUC 426 K-2 Multiage Methods 2 

EDUC 240 Educ for Exceptional Children/Youth2 EDUC 450 Reading Assessment & Instruction 3 

EDUC 320 Emergent Literacy 2 EDUC 457 Pre-Session Practicum 1 

EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Education EDUC 458 K-6 Teaching Methods & Strat 6 

(W) 2 EDUC 463 Small Schools Seminar 2 

EDUC 335 Reading & Language Arts Methods 4 EDUC 464 Teaching Seminar 2 

EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 EDUC 471 Enhanced Student Teaching K-6 10 

EDUC 421 Behavior Management — Elementarv2 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 

B.A. Liberal Arts Education 
Leading to Licensure K-8 SDA, K-6 TN 

1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 3 CHbM 115 Intro to Chemistry 3 

EDUC 129 Intro/Found of Elementary Educ 3 EDUC 220 Growth Years 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 EDUC 240 Educ Exceptional Children/Youth 

MATH 106 Survey of Math I 3 ENGL 102 College Composition II 3 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 GEOG 204 World Geography 3 

RELB LD Religion Course _3 HLED 173 Health for Life _2 

16 
16 

Major — B.S. Math and Science Education (49 Hours) 
Leading to Licensure 5-8 TN, 7-10 SDA 

Major 49 

General Education 48 

Professional Education 30 

TOTAL 127 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses Hours 

CHEM 115 (ntroluctory Chemistry 3 PSYC 240 Psyc for Excep Child & Youth 2 

EDUC 321 Educ Research & Statistics 3 Mathematics Electives* 15 

EDUC 337 Middle School Methods 3 Natural Science Electives*,** 12 

EDUC 368 School Leadership 3 Outdoor Education Electives* 5 

PHYS 127 Exploring Physics I 3 



*The student must have 18 upper division hours in the major. 

** Only one of the following may apply for Natural Science or Religion: BIOL 424 or PHYS 31 7 



Major — B.S. Math and Science Education, continued 

General Education (48 Hours) 

AREA A ENGL 101, 102; COMM 135; A-2, A-4 included in major 9 

AREAB RELB 3 hours; RELT 138, 255; UD RELBor RELT3 hours 12 

AREAC HIST 154, 175 or GEOG 204; HIST 356(W) 9 

AREAD ENGL 21 6 3 

AREA E ERSC 105; BIOL 103 6 

AREA F HLED 173; EDUC 220 5 

AREA G ART 230; PEAC 225, PEAC elective (1 hour) 4 

Professional Education (30 Hours) 

EDUC 137 Intro/Found Secondary/Middle Ed 3 EDUC 422 Behavior Management— Secondary 2 

EDUC 217 Psyc Foundations of Education 2 EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Areas 2 

EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 EDUC 438 Content Methods (Biology) 1 

EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Educ (W) 2 EDUC 438 Content Methods (Math) 1 

EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 EDUC 470 Enhanced Student Teaching 5-8 12 

(Winter 2007; EDUC 473 & EDUC 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 



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B.S. Math and Science 
Leading to Licensure 5-8 TN, 7-10 SDA 

1 st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

BIOL 103 Prin of Biology/Lab 3 bUUC 137 Intro/Found Secondary & Middle bd3 

EDOE138 Outdoor Basics 3 EDUC 240 Psyc for Exceptional Child & Youth 2 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 ENGL 102 College Composition II 3 

HIST 154 American Hist & Institutions I 3 ART 230 Intro to Art Experiences 2 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 RELB 125 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3 

MATH Math Elective _3 MATH Math Elective _3 

16 16 

Minor — Education (18 Hours) 

Select eighteen (18} hours from the following courses: 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses , continued Hours 

EDUC 129 Intro/Found Elementary Education EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Educ (W) 2 

OR 3 EDUC 330 Library Materials for Children 2 

EDUC 137 Intro/Found Secondary&Middle Educ EDUC 336 Language Acquisition & 

EDUC 220 Growth Years 3 Development 2 

EDUC 217 Psyc Foundations of Education 2 EDUC 368 School Leadership 3 

EDUC 240 Ed for Excep Children & Youth 2 EDUC 423 Adolescent Psychology 3 
EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 

This minor does not lead to either elementary, middle, or secondary 
certification, both of which require a baccalaureate degree and completion of 
professional education courses for licensure. See the Requirements for 
Certification beginning on page 113. 

PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY ENDORSEMENT 
FOR INDIVIDUALS MEETING REQUIREMENTS 
FOR SECONDARY CERTIFICATION 

Twenty-four (24) to twenty-six (26) semester hours selected from the courses 
listed below are required. A minimum of 12 semester hours from these 
courses must be completed after the date the applicant became eligible for 
the original certificate endorsed in a subject area in grades 7-12 or in a subject 
area in grades K-12. Grades must be C (2.00) or better. 

A. Required Courses: 

EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 

EDUC 335 Reading and Language Arts Methods 4 

EDUC 426 K-2 Multiage Methods 2 

EDUC 453 Mathematics Methods* 2 

EDUC 455 Bible Methods* 2 

EDUC 457 Social Studies Methods* 2 

B. Six semester hours to include three of the following four areas: 

ART 230 Intro to Art Experiences 2 

EDUC 454 Science and Health Methods* 2 

MUED 231 Music and Movement 2 

PETH 463 Elementary School PE Methods 2 

C. Two semester hours must be in Education of Exceptional Children if not 
previously successfully completed. If Education of Exceptional Children 
(EDUC 240) or any of the above required courses in Section A or 
Section B have been previously completed, the remaining semester 
hours must be taken from the following courses: 

a. EDUC 330 Library Materials for Children 

b. EDUC 463 Small Schools Seminar 

c. HLED 173 Health for Life 

D. Two semester hours of student teaching. 

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PROGRAMS FOR SECONDARY ENDORSEMENT 
FOR INDIVIDUALS MEETING REQUIREMENTS 
FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATION 

The student must take ten hours of credit after the date the original 
certificate was earned. Six semester hours of the ten must be in specialized 
professional education appropriate to grades 7-12 and must include a 
minimum of 2 semester hours of appropriate methods. The credit for at least 
one area of endorsement in grades 7-12 may have been earned at any time 
prior to the application for adding the endorsement. Grades must be C 
(2.00) or better. The student must also fulfill the following: 

1. Meet the State of Tennessee requirements for endorsement in at least one 
teaching field (this will vary from 1 8 to 51 hours). 

2. A minimum of six semester hours of professional education including: 

A. EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Areas 

B. EDUC 437 or EDUC 438 Curriculum and General or Content Methods 

C. Any other courses designated by the School of Education and 
Psychology. 

3. Four semester hours of electives. 



OUTDOOR EDUCATION 

EDOE 138. Outdoor Basics 3 hours 

This course is a practical survey of outdoor adventure experiences available for 
recreational, educational, and professional use. Instruction in canoeing, top rope rock 
climbing, caving, low-impact camping, orienteering, team building dynamics and 
processing, and ropes courses is included. Leadership skills are emphasized as 
students learn to apply teaching techniques, safety, group dynamics, and basic 
wilderness ethics to field experiences. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

EDOE 141. Fly-Fishing 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 141, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 1 41 for course description. 

EDOE 142. Canoeing 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 142, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
A leadership skills course in flat and moving water canoeing (up to Class III). Students 
learn how to apply current industry standards and techniques to safely lead group trips 
and expeditions. Instruction is done in the classroom culminating with a 5-day 
canoeing expedition. May be taken for American Canoe Association certification. Lab 
fee 13 will be assessed for this course. (Fall or Spring break) 

EDOE 144. Rock Climbing I 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 145, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 145 for course description. 

EDOE 145. Rock Climbing II 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 147, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
Prerequisite: EDOE 144 or permission of the instructor. 

Enhancement of the climbing skills and teaching abilities of students with a basic 
climbing background. Mastering of advanced top rope skills, anchor systems, and 
advanced rescues, as well as traditional (trad) and sport climbing theory and technique, 
including big wall and multi-pitch experience. Additional emphasis will be on teaching 
techniques for rock climbing. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this course (Winter) 



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EDOE 146. Whitewater Rafting Guide 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 146, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
An entry-level course emphasizing the technical and educational proficiencies 
necessary to be a safe and professional white water rafting guide. Students will work 
closely with their instructor and local guiding organizations to learn skills such as 
participant safety, reading and understanding the river, and customer service. Course 
leads to certification as a local river rafting guide. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this 
course. (Winter) 

EDOE 148. Basic Horsemanship 1 hour 

Designed for students with no previous horse handling experience. Instruction 
includes grooming, saddling, bridling, and mounting, as well as the development of 
basic riding skills at the walk, trot, and canter. Lab fee 9 will be assessed for this 
course. 

EDOE 150. Wilderness First Aid 1 hour 

This class is an excellent starting point for backcountry travelers with little or no medical 
background. The course covers the essentials of Wilderness Advanced First Aid 
including long term care considerations and the American Red Cross Wilderness 
Protocols. At least half of the training is hands-on and outside, with many 
opportunities to practice assessment and treatment techniques. The Wilderness 
Advanced First Aid course satisfies Forest Service requirements for backcountry guides 
in most jurisdictions and is recognized by the Coast Guard for the captain's license 
first-aid prerequisite. It is recommended for anyone who spends time hiking and 
paddling out of the reach of immediate medical care. Leads to Red Cross certification. 
Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

EDOE 151. Scuba 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 151, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 151 for course description. 

EDOE 152. Caving 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 152, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
Overview of sport caving as it applies to the outdoor classroom. Students will receive 
instruction in specialized equipment usage, cave selection, Leave No Trace ethics, 
conservation and cave ecology, group management, and participant and personal 
safety. The course leads to certification in K-12 Project Underground curriculum. Lab 
fee 6 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

EDOE 155. Basic Kayaking 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 155, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 155 for course description. 



EDOE 156. Orienteering 1 hour 

The use of map and compass is one of the most fundamental of outdoor skills. This 
class is designed to provide information and practical experience that students will use 
in their roles as outdoor educators and adventure leaders. Topics include map 
symbols, Universal Transverse Mercator Coordinate System, latitude and longitude, 
map scales, declination, resection and map and field bearings, and curriculum 
development. Students will participate in several map and compass practica as well 
as a three-day cross country experience. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 
Offered on a rotating basis. 

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This course is cross-listed with PEAC 212, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 212 for course description. 

EDOE 214. Mountain Biking 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 214, School of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness. A student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See PEAC 214 for course description. 

EDOE 215. CHA Horsemanship Certification 1 hour 

Prerequisite: EDOE 1 48 or permission of instructor. 

For group riding instructors dealing with progressive skill building in all levels of riders, 
both in the arena and on the trail. Certification may be earned in English and/or 
Western disciplines; minimum age for assistant certification is sixteen (16), minimum 
age for instructor certification is eighteen (18). Eight levels of certification may be 
earned in both English and Western disciplines, ranging from assistant instructor to 
CHA clinician. Level of certification is the sole discretion of the clinic staff. Previous 
horse experience is required. Lab fee 13 will be assessed for this course. 

EDOE 221. Challenge Course Facilitator 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 221. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See PSYC 221 for course description. 

EDOE 300. Outdoor Ministries 2 hours 

This course is designed to assist teachers and youth leaders in the development of 
relationships between children and nature for the purpose of enriching the spiritual life 
of children and youth. The student will learn to plan object lessons from nature and 
how to enliven Sabbath School programs with nature. Leadership in Pathfindering and 
summer camp ministries will be emphasized. A variety of laboratory skills will be 
required in area school and church programs (up to 30 hours). A knowledge of nature 
is suggested but not required. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this course. 

EDOE 319. First Responder 3 hours 

To provide participants with the skills and knowledge to recognize and care for life 
threatening emergencies. First responders provide advanced first aid care until 
emergency personnel arrive. This course is specifically designed for participants who 
wish to pursue a career in emergency response fields. Topics of discussion include, 
but are not limited to, understanding the EMS system and operations, patient 
assessment, airway management, professional rescue CPR, medical illnesses, care for 
traumatic injuries, and pediatric emergencies. Course leads to American Red Cross 
certification. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

EDOE 335. Challenge Course Management 3 hours 

This course equips students with the skills required for the management of a challenge 
course as part of an outdoor education, adventure, or therapy facility. Topics include 
the construction of ropes course elements, instructional techniques, group debriefing 
skills, site inspection, safety and rescue, and equipment maintenance. This course 
meets the industry standards of Project Adventure and The Association of Challenge 
Course Technology (ACCT). (Alternating years) 



EDOE 345. Environmental Education 2 hours 

This course is designed to give "hands-on" learning in the use of the outdoor 
classroom. Recent trends in methods, materials, strategies, laboratory techniques, 
assessment, and professional guidelines for the elementary, middle, and senior high 
school curriculum will be covered. Up to four (4) days field experience will be required 
as a part of the class project. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this course. 



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EDOE 346. Swift Water Rescue 2 hours 

This course teaches river professionals and recreational users how to handle swift 
water emergency situations. Classroom training combined with hands on, in-water 
scenarios will teach students skills such as swift water safety, self rescue, shore-based 
and boat-based rescues, unpinning boats, use of rope systems, and more. Leads to 
swift water rescue certification. Requires off-campus labs. Participants must be 
competent swimmers and must have their own swift water PFD. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. Offered on a rotating basis. (Alternating years) 

EDOE 352. Vertical Caving 1 hour 

Prerequisite: EDOE 1 52 or permission of instructor. 

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to participate in 
and to lead vertical caving activities. Emphasis will be placed onsite use and 
management, the specialized vertical caving equipments, descending and ascending 
single rope techniques, selection of personal equipment, group safety and rescue. 
Due to the nature of this course, all students will be required to make class field trips to 
caving sites in the surrounding area. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this course. 
(Alternating years) 

EDOE 354. Rope Technician I 2 hours 

Prerequisite: EDOE 1 44. 

Beyond a "get-to-know-your-knots" introduction, this is an advanced technical level, 
rope-rigging course that teaches concepts and skills used by high angle search and 
rescue teams, firefighters, event riggers, and other professionals. Students will learn 
to apply the principles of mathematics and forces in the construction and operation of 
anchoring systems, pulley systems, and high lines. Leads to FPA 1006 Rope 
Technician certification. An extended field trip will be required for this class. Lab fee 
1 2 will be assessed for this class. (Alternating years) 

EDOE 356. Outdoor Education — Field Experience 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Five (5) hours of Outdoor Education. 

Field experience in an appropriate outdoor school, park, nature center, camp or other 
educational setting approved by the instructor. At least one hundred fifty (150) clock 
hours of work experience are required. Procedures and guidelines are available from 
the School of Education and Psychology. 

EDOE 391. Outdoor Education Seminar (W) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. 

This course is designed to present an overview of outdoor education issues and 
contemporary problems. 

EDOE 420. Natural and Cultural Interpretation 3 hours 

The course will emphasize the development of living and natural history programs for 
use in parks, nature centers, and other outdoor facilities. Included in this course are 
twenty (20) hours of active learning experience, which may include field experiences 
outside the classroom. 

EDOE 430. Adventure Leadership 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Minimum 12 EDOE credit; EDOE 150 or 31 9. 

This capstone course develops the design, knowledge, techniques and implementation 
for teaching and leading wilderness travel experiences and technical adventure 
activities. Topics relative to the wilderness leader covered by this course include: 
environmental ethics and issues, individual and group dynamics, accessibility, safety 
and liability considerations, and permitting agencies. Physical and emotional 
requirements appropriate to wilderness field experiences and the administration of 
adventure activities are also addressed. Students will develop a professional portfolio 
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certifications earned. An extended field trip is required for this class. Lab fee 12 will 
be assessed for this course. (Alternating years) 
EDOE 265/465. Outdoor Education Topics 1-2 hours 

Prerequisites: EDOE 138 or permission of the instructor. Junior or senior standing for 
EDOE 465. 

Selected topics in outdoor education curriculum, skills, counseling, environmental 
study, etc. May be repeated. Maximum of six (6) hours. Additional fee may be 
required. 

EDOE 492. Outdoor Education Internship 10 hours 

Note: Senior status as an Outdoor Education major required. 

Students work at an outdoor facility in the area of their specialization. This internship 
is a tailored program of seven hundred (700) clock hours of outdoor training experience 
in an outdoor program approved by the university. The time may be divided between 
two facilities to allow seasonal programming. Two on-site visits by the program 
director will be arranged by the student. Evaluation and reports will be required at one 
hundred (100) hour intervals. Procedures and guidelines are available from the School 
of Education and Psychology. 

EDOE 295/495. Directed Study 1-2 hours 

This course permits the advanced student with adequate preparation to pursue 
independent study in special fields. This course may be repeated for credit. 



EDUCATION 

EDUC 129. Introduction to and Foundations of Elementary Education3 hours 

This course is designed to give college students an opportunity to be immersed in their 
first Professional Development School experience and is required of all students 
seeking elementary education licensure. Additionally, weekly focused reading and 
discussion will include teaching as a profession, current issues and trends in public and 
Seventh-day Adventist education, as well as the foundations and history of education. 
Practical experience in the classroom is gained while assigned to an elementary class. 
Students will be expected to provide their own transportation for all classroom 
assignments. 

EDUC 137. Introduction to and Foundations of Secondary and Middle 

School Education 3 hours 

This course is designed to give college students an opportunity to be immersed in their 
first Professional Development School experience and is required of all students 
seeking secondary or middle education licensure. Practical experience in the 
classroom is gained while assigned to a secondary or middle school class. 
Additionally, weekly focused reading and discussion will include teaching as a 
profession, current issues and trends in public and Seventh-day Adventist education, as 
well as the foundations and history of education. Students will be expected to provide 
their own transportation for all classroom assignments. 

EDUC 217. Psychological Foundations of Education (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 217. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

The study of psychological information and its application to the processes of teaching 
and learning. The course covers subjects such as theories of learning, 
pupil characteristics, pupil variability, culture and community, motivation, 
creating learning environments, and student assessment. 

EDUC 220. Growth Years (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 220. A student may receive credit for this 
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A study of life from the prenatal period through the adolescent years. Although the 
course incorporates a holistic perspective and integrates dimensions of physical, social, 
emotional, and moral development, particular emphasis is given to cognitive 
development and to the applications of cognitive processes to the teaching/learning 
environment. 



EDUC 240. Education for Exceptional Children and Youth 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 240. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

A course in the education of exceptional children in the regular classroom. It includes a 

study of the wide range of factors contributing to the exceptionality, the identification of 

exceptional children and youth by the classroom teacher and the consequent 

classroom implications. Twenty (20) hours of clinical and field experience will be 

required. 

EDUC 319. Technology in Education (A-4) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: CPTE 100 and 105 or equivalent high school computer class. 
This course examines educational technology as an effective means for supporting 
instruction and maximizing learning. Particular emphasis is given to the selection, 
development, and utilization of electronic instructional media, as well as educational 
issues related to the use of technology. Students participate in a variety of hands-on 
experiences in the utilization of technology resources, as well as in the creation of 
technology-rich learning elements and environments. Note: This course meets the 
technology requirements for NAD recertification. 

EDUC 320. Emergent Literacy 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education 

A course designed to prepare K-4 teachers to incorporate developmentally appropriate 
practices that support literacy into the instructional program. The course will focus on 
a comprehensive study of evidence-based practices related to phonemic awareness, 
phonics, reading and writing process, spelling, and oral language. A minimum of 
twelve (1 2) hours of field experience is required. (Winter) 

EDUC 321. Educational Research and Statistics 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education 

This course covers research methods and basic descriptive and inferential statistics. 
The emphasis is on the practical aspects of educational research. APA style and 
computer-aided analysis will be required. (Fall) 

EDUC 325. Philosophy of Christian Education (W) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education or permission of the instructor. 
A study of the scriptural principles and philosophic base of Christian education as 
expounded by Ellen G. White and implemented by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

EDUC 330. Library Materials for Children 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education 

This course presents to the student a knowledge of a wide variety of books and related 
materials for children, grades K-8. Develops an appreciation for books and reading that 
can be enthusiastically transmitted to young readers through critical evaluation and 
selection of books and materials. Correlates the use of books and materials to the 
specific needs and interests of young readers. (Winter) 

EDUC 332. Elementary Reading Methods 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 
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grades. It emphasizes the approaches to teaching reading including phonics instruction. 
Fifteen (15) hours of observations, micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 

EDUC 335. Reading and Language Arts Methods 4 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Survey of the principles and methods used for effective and evidence-based literacy 
instruction. Emphasis is placed on creating literacy frameworks including literature 
focus units, reading and writing workshops, and basal approaches. Students will learn 
methods for teaching literacy strategies and skills that apply to all content areas. A 
minimum of twenty-five (25) hours of field experience is required. (Fall) 



EDUC 336. Language Acquisition and Development 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 336. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program 

Prerequisite: EDUC 220. 

A study of the major theories of language acquisition, with emphasis on language 

development beginning at birth and extending through middle childhood. This course 

incorporates ten (10) hours of active learning experiences, five (5) hours of which 

require field experiences outside the classroom. (Fall) 

EDUC 337. Middle School Methods 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education 

This course focuses on applied methods of teaching the middle school curriculum. It 
will provide general knowledge of current teaching methods, strategies of learning, 
lesson planning, evaluation, textbook selection and critical curriculum issues facing 
educators today. A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of field-based experience are 
required. (Fall) 

EDUC 356. Classroom Assessment 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education or permission of school dean. 
This class is designed to prepare preservice teachers in the assessment of classroom 
learning and testing. Discussion will include current and future trends, test construction, 
and appropriate use of test results. Ten (10) hours of clinical and field experience are 
required. 

EDUC 368. School Leadership 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education or permission of the school dean. 
Knowledge, skills, and relationships to be an effective educational leader. Includes an 
introduction to theoretical administrative and organizational foundations of management 
and leadership in small school and outdoor school facilities. (Winter) 

EDUC 421. Behavior Management — Elementary 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Examines basic principles of discipline applicable to elementary school children. It 
reviews a variety of philosophical approaches to discipline, and identifies and role plays 
practical procedures for administrators and practitioners by which to attain and maintain 
acceptable management practices. In addition, the course seeks to probe the concept 
of discipline as a way of life in which the individual is assisted in developing a 
satisfactory and fulfilling lifestyle. This course requires five (5) hours of clinical 
experiences and ten (10) hours of field experiences. (Winter) 

EDUC 422. Behavior Management — Secondary 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Behavior problems arising as a result of the adolescent's psychological and social 
dynamics will be addressed utilizing contemporary behavioral management techniques 
appropriate for clinical and educational settings. This course requires ten (10) hours of 
field experience. (Fall) 



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EDUC 423. Adolescent Psychology 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 422. A student may receive credit for this 

course form only one program. 

Prerequisite: EDUC 220. 

See PSYC 422 for course description. 

EDUC 426. K-2 Multiage Methods 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Designed to give the student an understanding of administration, program planning, 
materials, and strategies for teaching in kindergarten and multiage classrooms. 
Emphasis is given to application of the principles of child development and learning to 
promote harmonious physical, mental, social, and emotional growth. A minimum of 
fifteen (15) hours of observations, micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 



EDUC 434. Literacy in the Content Areas 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

This course will help teachers focus on those literacy skills essential for the needs of 
each student. It will include modeling the process necessary for literacy and learning 
concepts in a subject area and instructing students so they can become independent 
learners. Additionally, the development of vocabulary, comprehension and 
study/reference skills in grades 7-12 will be covered. Causes of literacy problems, 
assessment procedures, and organization of a sound literacy program are stressed. 
Principles learned will be applied in classroom settings. A minimum often (10) hours of 
field experiences required. 

EDUC 437. Curriculum and General Methods, Grades 7-12 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

This course will include the secondary curriculum content — factors that influence 
change, the most important current practices, and critical curriculum issues facing 
educators today. It will provide general knowledge of current teaching methods, 
strategies of learning, and evaluation procedures. A minimum of ten (10) hours of 
field-based experience are required. 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods, Grades 7-12 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

The majors which require methods courses are: Biology, Chemistry, English, French, 
History, Mathematics, Physics, Religious Education, and Spanish. Directed 
observation in selected schools and attendance at local professional meetings are 
considered part of this course. Among the student's responsibilities will be the collection 
and organization of a file of teaching materials, the preparation of lesson plans as set 
forth in the Teacher Education Program, and evaluation of textbooks. Twenty (20) 
hours of field experiences in selected schools and attendance at selected local 
professional meetings are considered a part of the course. 

EDUC 439. Curriculum and General Methods, Grades K-12 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

This course will include kindergarten through secondary curriculum content, factors that 
influence change, and the most important current practices and critical curriculum 
issues facing K-12 educators today. It will provide general knowledge of current K-12 
teaching methods, strategies of learning, and evaluation procedures. A minimum of 
ten (10) hours of field-based experience are required. 

EDUC 450. Reading Assessment and Instruction 3 hours 

Prerequisite: EDUC 335. 

An advanced course in comprehensive reading instruction. Candidates will become 
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This is a field-work intensive class with three (3) hours weekly devoted to assessments 
and instruction of small groups of elementary students, in addition to classroom 
instruction. (Fall) 

EDUC 453. Mathematics Methods in the Elementary School 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Includes curriculum organization, materials, methods, and instructional aids with 
emphasis on multi-grade classrooms. Attention is given to the sequential skill 
development and to changes in the mathematical contents, technology and pedagogy. 
Observation and micro-teaching required. A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of 
observations, micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 

EDUC 454. Science and Health Methods in the Elementary School 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Includes curriculum organization, methods, materials and equipment with emphasis on 
multi-grade classrooms. Techniques and materials are examined using basic principles 
of the scientific method. A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of observations, 
micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 



EDUC 455. Bible Methods in the Elementary School 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

A course to develop teaching objectives, materials, and strategies in Biblical education 
with emphasis on the Christ-centered curriculum and integration of faith and learning. 
Special attention will be given to multigrade classrooms. A minimum of fifteen (15) 
hours of observations, micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 

EDUC 456. Language Arts Methods in the Elementary School 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Curriculum organization, methods, materials, and instructional aids with emphasis on 
multigrade classrooms. Strategies for instruction in writing, spelling, grammar, literature, 
and composition are developed. A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of observations, 
micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 

EDUC 457. Social Studies Methods in the Elementary School 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

A course to develop teaching objectives, instructional strategies, materials, and 
methods when integrating social studies, geography, and the worldwide mission of the 
church. Special attention will be given to multi-grade classrooms. A minimum of fifteen 
(15) hours of observations, micro-teaching, and field experience are required. 

EDUC 458. K-6 Teaching Methods and Strategies 6 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

This course focuses on applied K-6 curriculum content for Mathematics, Science, 
Health, Social Studies and Bible. It will provide a general knowledge of current 
teaching methods, strategies of learning, lesson planning, evaluation, textbook 
selection, and critical issues facing education today. A minimum of thirty (30) hours of 
filed-based experience is required. (Winter) 

EDUC 460. Special Education Seminar 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Provides opportunity for the prospective teacher to develop appreciation for children 
who require special modalities for learning. Field experiences (up to thirty [30] hours) 
will permit interaction with students with various exceptionalities. 

EDUC 461. Multicultural Education Seminar 1 hour 

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A course designed to develop a global perspective in the teacher. Opportunities will be 
given for interaction in an educational setting with students from varied cultural and 
minority groups. Adaptation of teaching methods and content to students' backgrounds 
will be prominent in the fifteen (15) hours of field experiences. 

EDUC 463. Small Schools Seminar 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Required of all candidates seeking licensure K-8. Topics will include the specialized 
needs of the multi-grade teacher in administration, record keeping, curriculum 
management, and organization in small schools. 

EDUC 464. Teaching Seminar 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 

This course is designed to provide candidates with opportunities to enhance the student 
teaching experience through in-depth discussion and analysis of topics relevant to 
student teaching. The seminar will include an overview of major principles/theories of 
learning and teaching as they relate to actual classroom practice. Practitioners will 
make presentations related to areas of the teaching experience. Guidance will be 
given in the development and presentation of the Student Teaching Portfolio. 



EDUC 465. Pre-Session Practicum 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 

This course is designed to give experience in the "start up" dynamics of elementary 
programs. It involves 40 clock hours of on-site work with a qualified supervising 
teacher for two (2) weeks prior to the Fall Semester. The student is required to 
arrange for his/her own placement and to submit a practicum application to the School 
of Education and Psychology office by May 15 of the year in which the practicum is to 
be done. 

EDUC 466. Enhanced Student Teaching K-8 12 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. In addition to student teaching, 
candidates will attend regularly scheduled seminars. Candidates will also become 
certified in First Aid/CPR. Students are placed in two different settings during the 
semester. Cooperating teachers, determined by the district and university personnel, 
are selected according to experience, certification, and competence, and share 
supervision responsibilities with Southern Adventist University faculty, who assume 
responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 468. Enhanced Student Teaching 7-12 12 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. In addition to student teaching, 
candidates will attend regularly scheduled seminars. Students are placed in two 
different settings (7-8, 9-12) during the semester. Cooperating teachers, determined by 
the district and university personnel, are selected according to experience, certification, 
and competence, and share supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who 
assume responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 469. Enhanced Student Teaching K-12 12 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 
(This course is for music and physical education majors only.) 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. In addition to student teaching, 
candidates will attend regularly scheduled seminars. Students are placed in three 
different settings (K-4, 5-8, 9-12) during the semester. The time spent will be 
approximately 6 weeks in each area. Cooperating teachers, determined by the district 
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competence, and share supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who assume 
responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 470. Enhanced Student Teaching 5-8 12 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. In addition to student teaching, 
candidates will attend regularly scheduled seminars. Students are placed in two 
different settings — outdoor and traditional — during the semester. Cooperating 
teachers, determined by the district and university personnel, are selected according to 
experience, certification and competence, and share supervision responsibilities with 
university faculty, who assume responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 471. Enhanced Student Teaching K-6 10 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 464. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. Students are assigned to two (2) 
placements (K-3, 4-6). Cooperating teachers, determined by the district and university 
personnel, are selected according to experience, certification, and competence, and 
share supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who assume responsibility for 
the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 472. Enhanced Student Teaching 7-12 10 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 464. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. Students are assigned to two (2) 
placements (7-8, 9-12). Cooperating teachers, determined by the district and 
university personnel, are selected according to experience, certification, and 
competence, and share supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who assume 
responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 473. Enhanced Student Teaching K-12 10 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 464. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. Students are assigned to three 
(3) placements (K-4, 5-8, 9-12). The time spent will be approximately six weeks in 
each area. Cooperating teachers, determined by the district and university personnel, 
are selected according to experience, certification, and competence, and share 
supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who assume responsibility for the 
final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 474. Enhanced Student Teaching 5-8 10 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Student Teaching. 
Co-requisite: EDUC 464. 

Designed as a full-time practicum for one semester. Students are assigned to two (2) 
placements, one in each area of emphasis. Cooperating teachers, determined by the 
district and university personnel, are selected according to experience, certification, and 
competence, and share supervision responsibilities with university faculty, who assume 
responsibility for the final summative evaluation. 

EDUC 475. Workshop in Education (Methodology) 1-3 hours 

Experienced teachers are given opportunity to work under supervision on curriculum 
problems. Credit is also available for preservice students as an elective. 

EDUC 485. Workshop in Education (Content) 1-3 hours 

Experienced teachers are given opportunity to develop new skills and gather new facts 
in content fields at various levels. Credit is also available for preservice students as an 
elective. 

EDUC 295/495. Directed Study 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 
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independent study in special fields. This course may be repeated for credit. 



PSYCHOLOGY 

PSYC 101. Psychology of Personal and Social Adjustment (F-1) 3 hours 

This course will provide an opportunity for students to gain insight into their own 
behavior as well as that of others. Goals for this course include: understanding 
strategies for personal adjustment and growth across the life span, dealing with life 
changes and developing adequate coping mechanisms for making self-affirming life 
choices, maintaining health, managing stress, relating to others in one's social 
environments, and developing effective interpersonal relationships. Strategies for 
exploring life options and making effective decisions are emphasized. Importance is 
placed on the role of beliefs and values in the decision-making process and the 
problems that arise out of value conflicts. 

PSYC 122. General Psychology (F-1) 3 hours 

A beginning course in the basic principles and concepts of psychology. Special 
attention is given to provide an exposure to a wide variety of human behaviors, which 
may include but are not limited to: sensation, perception, learning, memory, thinking, 
development motivation and personality. Included in this course are twenty (20) hours 
of active learning experience, which may include field experiences outside the 
classroom. Required of PSYC majors. 

PSYC 128. Developmental Psychology (F-1) 3 hours 

A study of human development from a lifespan perspective. Emphasis is placed on 
the scientific study of growth and change in the areas of physical, cognitive, 
socioemotional, and spiritual development of the individual. This course requires 
fifteen (15) hours of community service. 



PSYC 129. Developmental Psychology for Nursing 2 hours 

A life-span approach to the study of the physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and 
spiritual development of the individual from the prenatal period through the adult years, 
from a nursing perspective. This two credit-hour course, comprising 1 .5 credit hours of 
theory and 0.5 hours of clinical nursing application per week, provides nursing students 
opportunity through selected activities and field observations to make beginning levels 
of developmental assessments of individuals at various points on the life span. 

PSYC 217. Psychological Foundations of Education (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 217. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See EDUC 21 7 for course description. 

PSYC 221. Challenge Course Facilitator 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 221. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

This course presents the content, methods, and safety measures used for cooperative 
initiatives and challenge course facilitation. Students will learn to use and implement 
the challenge course as a personal growth and development tool for different age 
groups and diverse populations. They will learn how trust, goal setting, peak 
experiences, challenge, stress, problem solving, and fun are key elements in effective 
challenge course facilitation. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. Lab fee 7 will 
be assessed for this course. (Fall) 

PSYC 220. Growth Years (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 220. A student may receive credit for this 



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course from only one program. 

See EDUC 220 for course description. 

PSYC 224. Social Psychology (F-1) 3 hours 

A study of human behavior as affected by group living. Dynamics of groups, social 
roles, communication, and mass behavior are focuses of consideration. Credit 
applicable for either psychology or sociology emphasis, but not for both. 

PSYC 227. Cognitive Psychology 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22. 

This course is an introduction to the field of psychology that deals with how human 
beings process information about the world. The course focuses on how individuals 
attend to and obtain information about the world, how the brain stores and processes 
that information, and how individuals think, solve problems and use language. Specific 
topics such as attention, perception, memory, problem solving, and artificial intelligence 
are addressed. 

PSYC 231. Multicultural Relations (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 230 and SOCW 230. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 230 for course description. 

PSYC 233. Human Sexuality (F-1 or F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 233 and SOCW 233. A student may receive 

credit for this course from only one program. 

See SOCI 233 for course description. (Credit not permitted if SOCI 233 has been 

taken.) 

PSYC 240. Psychology of Exceptional Children and Youth 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 240. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See EDUC 240 for course description. 

PSYC 249. Death and Dying (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 249/449, SOCW 249 and NRSG 449 . A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 249/449 for course description. 

PSYC 297. Research Design and Statistics I 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22 or PSYC 1 28. 

This course provides an introduction to various research methods in psychology and 
other social and behavioral sciences. Students are introduced to APA (American 
Psychological Association) style, descriptive statistics, and basic research design. 
Emphasis is placed on 'doing research' in psychology. Students are guided in 
understanding the role of statistics in research design and are introduced to 
computer-aided data analysis using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). 
Lab fee 1 will be assessed for this course. 

PSYC 315. Abnormal Psychology (F-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22 or PSYC 1 28. 

A study of the etiology of pathological behavior and the factors of good adjustment and 
mental health. Attention is paid to several continuing or recent controversial issues in 
the field of psychopathology. Included in this course are active learning experiences. 

PSYC 326. Physiological Psychology 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22. 

A study of the brain: neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neural control of behavior. 
The biochemical substrates of behavior such as memory, sleep, emotion, learning, and 
motivation are examined. (Winter, even years) 



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PSYC 336. Language Acquisition and Development 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 336. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 
Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22 or PSYC 1 28. 
See EDUC 336 for course description. 

PSYC 346. Introduction to Personality Theories 3 hours 

Prerequisite: P S Y C 1 2 2 , 1 28 . 

This course is an exploration of the major paradigms of personality theory from a 
Christian perspective. Psychoanalysis, behaviorism, humanism, existentialism, and 
others will be covered. It will focus on the modern theorists, including White, Rogers, 
Skinner, May, Bandura, Mischel, Wilson, and Barash. A study of human motivation 
and an exploration of individual personality perspective will provide useful personal 
information. 

PSYC 349. Aging and Society (F-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 349 and SOCW 349 . A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 349 for course description. 

PSYC 356. Classroom Assessment 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 356. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See EDUC 356 for course description. 

PSYC 357. Psychological Testing 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PSYC 122 and PSYC 297 or Math 215. 

This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles of testing, particularly 
as it relates to the practice of psychology. Specifically, the course examines the 
purpose of individual assessment of ability, aptitude, achievement, interest, and 
personality. Theory and basic concepts underlying the individually administered and 
group tests will be evaluated. Non-standardized tests and other techniques for 
psychological assessment will also be addressed. 

PSYC 377. Fundamentals of Counseling (F-1) (W) 3 hours 

Recommended: PSYC 31 5 or PSYC 346. 

This is an introduction to the major theories and practices of individual counseling. The 
dynamics of the helping relationship are analyzed. Theory and practice will be 
integrated. 



PSYC 384. Experimental Psychology 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 297. 

This course focuses on experimentation in the field of psychology. Specifically, 
students will be introduced to conducting simple experiments in such areas as learning, 
cognition, sensation, perception, and social psychology. (Fall, odd years) 

PSYC 387. Comparative Psychology 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with BIOL 387. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See BIOL 387 for course description. 

PSYC 390. Health Psychology 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22. 

A study of the principles of human behavior in understanding how the mind and body 
interact in health and disease. The course examines topics such as alcohol, other 
drugs and behavior, health promotion, psychosomatic illness, stress and coping, pain 
management, and health damaging behaviors. (Winter, odd years) 



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PSYC 416. History and Systems of Psychology (F-1) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 122 and senior standing for BA/BS in Psychology. 
This course examines the beginnings of modern psychology from its origins in theology, 
philosophy, and the natural sciences to its contemporary schools, systems, and 
theories. This is the capstone course of the psychology undergraduate program. 

PSYC 421. Behavior Management — Elementary 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 421. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program 

See EDUC 421 for course description. 

PSYC 422. Adolescent Psychology 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with EDUC 423. A student may receive credit for this 

course form only one program 

Prerequisite: PSYC 1 22 or PSYC 1 28. 

The determinants and implications of behavioral characteristics and developmental 

patterns during adolescence will be studied. Content will include the psychological and 

social dynamics underlying the crises and issues specific to adolescents in modern 

society. 

PSYC 423. Behavior Management — Secondary 2 hours 

See EDUC 422 for course description. 

PSYC 432. Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3 hours 

A study of human behavior in industries and organizations. Major theories, issues, 
research, and methods will be introduced. Emphasis is given to acquainting students 
with the possible applications of psychology to the fields of business and organizational 
management. (Winter, even years) 

PSYC 460. Group Processes 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 377. 

This course will offer the advanced student the opportunity to explore through practice 
the various roles of group dynamics. The experience will provide skill development for 
the management of small groups in therapy, school, and church settings. (Winter, odd 
years) 

PSYC 465. Topics in Psychology 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Psychology major with junior or senior standing. 

Selected topics in psychology as chosen from such areas as: psychology of religion, 
ethics, individual differences, psychology of women, sensation and perception, etc. This 
course may be repeated for credit with an appropriate change in topics. 



PSYC 479. Family Counseling 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 377. 

An advanced counseling techniques course including an emphasis on family and 
individual counseling and how to direct persons to make changes towards more 
effective interpersonal relationships. (Fall, even years) 

PSYC 490. Psychology Seminar 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Psychology major or minor with senior standing. 

This course is designed to present an overview of psychology issues and contemporary 
problems. 

PSYC 491. Psychology Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Psychology major with junior or senior standing and approval of the 
instructor. 
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clock hours of work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. This 
class should be taken no later than fall of the senior year. May be repeated for credit 
for up to 3 hours. Grades will be assigned on an A, B, or F basis. 

PSYC 295/495. Directed Study 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. 

This course permits the student with adequate preparation to pursue independent study 
in special fields. The area of study will appear on the transcript. Directed study 
arrangements are to be completed by the student in advance of registration after 
consulting with the instructor. Procedures and guidelines are available from the school. 
May be repeated for credit. 

PSYC 497. Research Design and Statistics II (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: PSYC 297 or MATH 21 5, either with a minimum grade of C-. 
This course is the second of the two-part series, Research Design and Statistics. The 
focus is on research methodology, inferential statistics, and non-parametric methods of 
data analysis. Each student is required to complete an independent research project. 
Data analysis techniques utilize SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences). 



(A-4) (F-1) (F-2) (G-2) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education 
requirements. 



Engineering S 



TUDIES 



Engineering Studies Committee: 

Henry Kuhlman (Chair), Ken Caviness, Ray Carson 

Southern Adventist University Physics Department offers the first two 
years of a baccalaureate degree in engineering. Upon completing the 
two-year engineering studies program, students transfer to the Walla Walla 
College School of Engineering, with which Southern Adventist University is 
affiliated, for the final two years. Southern Adventist University awards an 
Associate of Science degree in Engineering Studies. Walla Walla College, 
located in Washington State, awards a Bachelor of Science in Engineering 
degree with concentrations in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering 
and a pre-professional Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering. 

The WWC School of Engineering offers a high quality program that is fully 
accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology — the 
only nationally recognized organization which accredits engineering 
programs. It has an enrollment of approximately 250 students, many of 
whom are transfer students from affiliated Seventh-day Adventist colleges or 
universities. 

The Southern Adventist University affiliation with Walla Walla College 
makes the transition to the final two years of the baccalaureate engineering 
program essentially the same as if the first two years were taken there. Even 
though transfer to Walla Walla College is simpler than to a non-affiliated 
school, the Southern Adventist University engineering studies program is 
compatible with baccalaureate engineering programs of many colleges and 
universities. 

ASSESSMENT 

The engineering studies program is designed to parallel the first two years 
of the baccalaureate engineering degree at Walla Walla College. It is 
regularly assessed by means of one or two campus visits each year by 
engineering faculty from their College of Engineering. 

PROGRAM IN ENGINEERING STUDIES 

Major — A.S. Engineering Studies (32 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses, continued Hours 

ENGH249 C~ADD Mechanical I 3 MAI H 200 Hem Linear Algebra 2 

ENGR211 Eng Mech: Statics 3 MATH 218 Calculus III 4 

ENGR212 Eng Mech: Dynamics 3 PHYS 21 1-212 General Physics 6 

MATH 181 Calculus I 3 PHYS 213-214 General Physics Lab 2 

MATH 182 Calculus II 4 PHYS 215-216 Gen Physics Calc App 2 

Required Cognates Hours 

CHEM 151-152 General Chemistry 8 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 



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1st Semester 


CHEM 151 


CPTR 124 


ENGL 101 


ENGR 149 


MATH 181 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.S. Engineering Studies 

Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

General Chemistry 4 GHbM 152 General Chemistry 4 

Fundamentals of Programming 4 ENGR 249 CADD Mechanical I 3 

College Composition 3 MATH 200 Elem Linear Algebra 2 

Intro to Mech Drawing/CADD 3 MATH 182 Calculus II 4 

Calculus I* " __3 PEAC125 Fitness for Life 1 

17 RELB125 Life and Teachings __3 

17 

'Engineering students are expected to have taken a year-long precalculus course 
(beyond Algebra II) in high school. Precalculus Algebra (MATH 120) is taught during the 
SAU August summer session. 

The total number of hours for the A.S. degree in engineering studies is 64. 
Students who plan to continue their education at an engineering school other 
than Walla Walla College should take that school's Catalog to the 
engineering adviser for guidance in selecting general education courses. 

ENGINEERING COURSES 

ENGR 121. Introduction to Engineering 1 hour 

Exposure to the diverse aspects of the profession and practice of engineering and 
engineering design. Class will include guest lecturers and engineering design 
projects. (Fall) 

ENGR 211. Engineering Mechanics: Statics 3 hours 

Pre- or co-requisites: MATH 182; PHYS 211, 213. 

Two and three-dimensional equilibria employing vector algebra; friction; centroids and 
center of mass, virtual work, and moments of inertia. (Fall) 

ENGR 212. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics 3 hours 

Pre- or co-requisites: ENGR 21 1 ; MATH 21 8; PHYS 21 2, 21 4, 21 5, 21 6. 

One and two-dimensional kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies by vector calculus; 
dynamics of rotation, translation and plane motion; relative motion; work and energy; 
impulse and momentum. (Winter) 

ENGR 249. CADD Mechanical I (G-2) 3 hours 

An introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting. A study of the computer as an aid in 
drawing and design as it applies to technical, mechanical, architectural and electrical 
fields using Auto Cad and Cad Key. Six periods laboratory each week. Lecture as 
announced by the instructor. (Winter) 

(G-3) See pages 27-31 for General Degree and General Education requirements. 



English 



Chair: Wilma McClarty 

Faculty: Rachel Byrd, Joan dos Santos, Jan Haluska, Debbie Higgens, 
Andy Nash, Helen Pyke (Composition Coordinator), Marcus L. Sheffield 
Adjunct Faculty: Penny Kennedy, Jodi Ruf 

ENGLISH 

The English Department offers two categories of classes that view man's 
search for truth and its most convincing expression through a Christian 
perspective. Language courses aid students in developing ease, confidence, 
and competence in the art of effective communication and in acquiring 
knowledge of the science of language; literature courses develop the ability 
to discern and appreciate the best literary works. 

Students majoring or minoring in English must meet the specific 
requirements of the English Department (below) and the General Education 
program (pages 27-31). For the English major, intermediate foreign language 
is required. College Composition does not count toward an English major or 
minor, but students majoring or minoring in English must earn a grade of C 
or higher in College Composition. The nine upper division literature classes 
are all W courses and hence require word processing skills. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the Department of English is to provide general education 
students with basic communication and literary analysis skills in a Christian 
context, to offer support services for students needing help with their writing, 
and to prepare English majors for graduate school and/or the job market. 

ASSESSMENT 

As a requirement for graduation and as part of a departmental 
assessment process, senior English majors take a written exam (Literature in 
English Major Field Test) and do a written evaluation of departmental 
programs. Results provide information used to improve departmental 
programs; the EMFT is administered by the Counseling Center. Majors are 
informed about the purpose and nature of these assessment activities when 
they enter the English program. 

PROGRAMS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 
Major— B. A. English (30 Hours) 



Required Courses 


Hours 


Select 9 Hours From: 


Hours 


ENGL 214 


Survey of American Lit 


3 


ENGL217 


World Lit in Translation 


3 


ENGL 215 


Survey of English Lit 


3 


ENGL 335 


Biblical Literature (W) 


3 


ENGL 216 


Approaches to Literature 


3 


ENGL 336 


Medieval & Ren Lit (W) 


3 


ENGL 305 


Advanced Grammar 


3 


ENGL 337 


19th-century Brit Lit (W) 


3 


ENGL 315 


Introduction to Linguistics 


3 


ENGL 338 


Twentieth-Century Writers (W) 


3 


ENGL 445 


Ancient Classics (W) 


3 


ENGL 444 


Restor & 18th-century Lit (W) 


3 


ENGL 313 


Expository Writing (W) 




ENGL 323 


19th-century Amer Lit (W) 






OR 


3 




OR 


3 


ENGL 314 


Creative Writing (W) 




ENGL 425 
ENGL313 

ENGL 314 


Literature of the South (W) 
Expository Writing fW) 

OR 
Creative Writing (W) 


3 








ENGL 442 


Shakespeare {W} 


3 








ENGL 491 


English Practicum 
OR 


3 








ENGL 492 


English Internship 





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Required Cognates Hours Recommended for teaching majors : Hours 

HMN I 205 Arts and Ideas 3 JOUK205 News Heporiing 3 

HIST 374 History of England 3 OR 

Intermediate Foreign Language 6 
JOUR 174/475 Journalism Workshop 

1-3 

Students planning to obtain educational certification will need to include the 
required professional education courses and additional General Education 
requirements in their program as outlined in the Education and Psychology 
section of this Catalog. Students preparing for secondary teacher certification 
must also take ENGL 430. English majors who minor in journalism or public 
relations are eligible for internships through the School of Journalism and 
Communication. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. English 

(Non-Teaching) 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 




3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 
Area B, Religion 




3 
3 


ENGL216 


Approaches to Lit 
Area D-1, Inter 


3 




Area C, History 




3 




Foreign Lang 


3 




Area D-1, Inter For Lang 




3 




Area E, Nat Science 


3 




Area G-3, Rec Skills 




1 




Minor 


3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. English 

(Teaching) 

1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

EDUC137 Intro & Found of Sec & Midd Educ 3 ENGL102 College Composition 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 ENGL 216 Approaches to Lit 3 

RELT138 Adventist Heritage 3 HLED 173 Health for Life 2 

Area C, History 3 COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 3 

Area D-1, Inter For Lang 3 Area D-1, Inter Foreign Lang 3 

15 Area E, Nat Science 3 

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Teaching Endorsement (21 Hours) 

Students certified in another area who want an endorsement for teaching 
English must take the following classes: 

Required Courses, continued Hours 
ENGL 313 Expository Writing 

OR ' 3 
ENGL 31 4 Creative Writing 
ENGL 430 Library Mat for Young Adults 2 

ENGL 445 Ancient Classics " 3 

EDUC 438 English Methods 1 



Minor — English (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Reguired Courses, continued Hours 

ENGL 214 Survey of Amer Lit 3 ENGL 313 Expository Writing (W) 



Required C 


ourses Hours 


ENGL 214 
ENGL 215 
ENGL 216 
ENGL 305 


Survey of Am erican Literature 3 
Survey of English Literature 3 
Approaches to Literature 3 
Advanced Gram mar 3 



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ENGL 215 Survey of English Lit 3 OR 3 

ENGL 216 Approaches to Literature 3 ENGL 314 Creative Writing (W) 

ENGL 304 Grammar & Linguistics for Elem Teh Upper Division Electives 3 

OR 3 

ENGL 305 Advanced Grammar 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAM (ESL) 

Students whose native language is not English and whose TOEFL 
(paper-pencil test) scores are between 450-549, or whose TOEFL Computer 
Based Test (CBT) scores are between 133-212, or whose English ACT score 
is below 17 will be required to take special English classes offered by the 
English Department. These students are ineligible for Basic Writing or 
College Composition until they have completed these special English 
classes. Students with TOEFL scores below 450 (CBT 133) have not met 
admissions requirements and hence are ineligible to take classes in the 
English Department. 

Southern Adventist University offers an ESL program with Intermediate 
and Advanced levels to aid students whose native language is not English. 
The ESL program is designed to help ESL students improve their English 
reading, speaking, and writing skills and to prepare for their success in 
regular academic programs. For details on international ESL students, see 
the Admissions section of the Catalog. 

Placement in the ESL program is based on the TOEFL Michigan Test 
score of the past 12 months. 

Intermediate Level: 1—450-474 (CBT 133-151) (Michigan 70-74) 

(ESL 031,041,051) 
2—475-499 (CBT 152-172) (Michigan 75-79) 
(ESL 032,042,052) 
Advanced Level: 1—500-524 (CBT 173-195) (Michigan 80-84) 

(ESL 121,131) 
2—525-549 (CBT 196-212) (Michigan 85-89) 
(ESL 122,132) 

To progress from one level to the next, students must earn a minimum 
grade of C in the course work and achieve a minimum TOEFL score as 
follows: 

Intermediate Level: 1—475 (CBT 152) (ESL 031,041,051) 
2—500 (CBT 173) (ESL 032,042,052) 

Advanced Level: 1—525 (CBT 196) (ESL 121,131) 

2—550 (CBT 213) (ESL 122,132) 

In term ediate Level Courses Hours Intermediate Level Courses, continued Hours 

(Non-Credit) (Non-Credit ) 

ESL 031 Language Skills I: Writing 1 3 ESL051 Language Skills I: 

ESL 032 Language Skills I: Writing 2 3 _ Reading/Discourse 1 3 

ESL 041 Language Skills I: Grammar 1 3 ESL 052 Language Skills I: 

ESL042 Language Skills I: G ram m ar 2 3 Reading/Discourse 2 3 

ESL 061 Language Skills I: TOEFL Prep 1 

Students are allowed to take three additional non ESL credit hours for elective college credit 



Advanced Level Courses: 'Hours Advanced Level Courses, continued 'Hours 

ESL 121 Language Skills II: ESL 132 Language Skills II: 

Writing/Grammar 1 3 Reading/Discourse 2 3 

ESL 122 Language Skills II: ESL 141 Language Skills II: TOEFL Prep 

Writing/Grammar 2 3 1 (n/c) 

ESL 131 Language Skills II: 

Reading/Discourse 1 3 

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grades earned. Students are allowed to take 6 additional non ESL credit hours for elective college credit. 



ESL 031. Language Skills I: Writing 1 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 450-474 (CBT 133-151) or 70-74 on the Michigan 
Test 

A study of the steps in the writing process, the parts of the paragraph and basic essay, 
and several important patterns of organization. Emphasis on sentence structure and 
practice in academic writing skills. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of 
C and achieve the minimum designated TOEFL score of 475 (CBT 152) will be required 
to repeat the course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's 
account. 

ESL 032. Language Skills I: Writing 2 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 475-499 (CBT 152-172) or 75-79 on the Michigan 
Test 

A study of the steps in the writing process, the parts of the paragraph and the basic 
essay, and several important patterns of organization. Emphasis on sentence 
structure and practice in academic writing skills. Students who do not both earn a 
minimum grade of C and achieve the minimum designated TOEFL score of 500 (CBT 
173) will be required to repeat the course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to 
the student's account. 

ESL 041. Language Skills I: Grammar 1 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 450-474 (CBT 133-151) or 70-74 on the Michigan 
Test 

A study of form, meaning and use of standard American English grammar. Emphasis 
on the application of correct grammatical structures in spoken and written English. 
Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve the minimum 
designated TOEFL score of 475 (CBT 1 52) will be required to repeat the course. A fee 
for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 042. Language Skills I: Grammar 2 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 475-499 (CBT 152-172) or 75-79 on the Michigan 
Test 

A study of form, meaning and use of standard American English grammar. Emphasis 
on the application of correct grammatical structures in spoken and written English. 
Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve the minimum 
designated TOEFL score of 500 (CBT 173) will be required to repeat the course. A fee 
for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 051. Language Skills I: Reading/Discourse 1 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 450-474 (CBT 133-151) or 70-74 on the Michigan 
Test 

A student of basic reading strategies and practice in analysis of interpretation. 
Emphasis also given to oral communication skills in academic and non-academic 
situations. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve the 
minimum designated TOEFL score of 475 (CBT 152) will be required to repeat the 
course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 052. Language Skills I: Reading/Discourse 2 3 hours (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 475-499 (CBT 152-172) or 75-79 on the Michigan 
Test 

A study of basic reading strategies and practice in analysis of interpretation. Emphasis 
also given to oral communication skills in academic and non-academic situations. 
Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve the minimum 
designated TOEFL score of 500 (CBT 173) will be required to repeat the course. A fee 
for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 



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ESL 061. Language Skills I: TOEFL Preparation 1 hour (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: Admission to the ESL program 

A course designed to help Intermediate students prepare for the TOEFL test, giving 
practice and experience in all areas of the test. 



ESL 121. Language Skills II: Writing/Grammar 1 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 500-524(CBT 173-195); Michigan Test 80-84, and 
for students who have entered the program with TOEFL scores below 500 (CBT 173), a 
minimum grade of C in each of the Language Skills I classes. 

This course focuses on the composing of well-developed texts for a variety of writing 
tasks. It explores the writing process and how the correct use of grammar improves 
writing effectiveness. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and 
achieve the minimum designated TOEFL score of 525 (CBT 196) will be required to 
repeat the course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 122. Language Skills II: Writing/Grammar 2 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 525-549 (CBT 196-212); Michigan Test 85-89, 
and for students who have entered the program with TOEFL scores below 525 (CBT 
1 96), a minimum grade of C in each of the Language Skills I classes. 
This course focuses on the composing of well-developed texts for a variety of writing 
tasks. It explores the writing process and how the correct use of grammar improves 
writing effectiveness. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and 
achieve the minimum designated TOEFL score of 550 (CBT 213) will be required to 
repeat the course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 131. Language Skills II: Reading/Discourse 1 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 500-524 (CBT 173-195); Michigan Test 80-84, 
and for students who have entered the program with TOEFL scores below 500 (CBT 
1 73), a minimum grade of C in each of the Language Skills I classes. 
An integrated course to develop reading, speaking, and listening skills for academic 
related situations. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve 
the minimum designated TOEFL score of 525 (CBT 196) will be required to repeat the 
course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 132. Language Skills II: Reading/Discourse 2 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TOEFL score between 525-549 (CBT 196-212); Michigan Test 85-89, 
and for students who have entered the program with TOEFL scores below 525 (CBT 
1 96), a minimum grade of C in each of the Language Skills I classes. 
An integrated course to develop reading, speaking, and listening skills for academic 
related situations. Students who do not both earn a minimum grade of C and achieve 
the minimum designated TOEFL score of 550 (CBT 213) will be required to repeat the 
course. A fee for the TOEFL test will be charged to the student's account. 

ESL 141. Language Skills II: TOEFL Preparation 1 hour (non-credit) 

Prerequisite: Admission to the ESL program 

A course designed to help Advanced students prepare for the TOEFL test, giving 
practice and experience in all areas of the test. 



ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION 
ENGL 100. Basic Writing 3 hours 



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Focuses on development of writing skills necessary for successful entry into ENGL 101 
and for increasing English ACT scores. Students whose English ACT score is 16 or 
below are required to register for this class. In special cases where a Basic Writing 
student demonstrates the skills to succeed in ENGL 101, the composition coordinator 
and the professor of Basic Writing may agree to admit a student to ENGL 101 whose 
ACT is 16 or below. Students successfully completing this course will earn three 
institutional elective credits. To pass this course, students must earn a minimum grade 
of C. Near the end of the course, students will be required to take the English section 
of the ACT test and must score 17 or higher in order to progress into College 
Composition 101. The test fee will be charged to their accounts. ENGL 100 does 
not count toward an English major or minor. 



ENGL 101-102. College Composition (A-1) 3,3 hours 

Prerequisite to ENGL 101: ACT score of 17 or higher, or SAT score of 430 or higher, 
or TOEFL score of 550 or higher. ENGL 101 is prerequisite to ENGL 102. 

A two-semester course focusing strongly on the writing process, especially revision. 
ENGL 101 emphasizes specific writing skills and principles which readily apply to most 
writing tasks. Students write expository essays organized according to pre-scribed 
modes. ENGL 102 reinforces the proficiencies developed in ENGL 101 while focusing 
on rhetorical and reasoning skills which apply to various persuasive and research 
writing activities. Students write persuasive essays and a research paper. This course 
does not count toward an English major or minor. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

ENGL 304. Grammar and Linguistics for Elementary Teachers 3 hours 

Prerequisite: E N G L 1 2 . 

The course is a thorough review of traditional grammar and standard American usage, 
a survey of other grammatical approaches, and an introduction to linguistic topics 
relevant to the prospective elementary teacher. These topics include the history and 
development of the English language, the nature of language and its pedagogical 
implications, and issues surrounding dialects in the classroom. 

ENGL 305. Advanced Grammar 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ENGL 304 or a challenge exam. 

The course is a systematic study of English grammar from a structuralist point of view 

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ENGL 312. Creative Writing: Language Arts 

Elementary Teacher (G-1) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on placement exam. 

A workshop experience designed to provide teachers with tools and skills needed in the 
elementary classroom. Work provides opportunities to experiment with various genres 
suitable to the student's chosen level of teaching as well as experience in evaluating 
creative writings. (Winter) 

ENGL 313. Expository Writing (G-1) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: E N G L 1 2 

A workshop approach that provides practical instruction in expository writing for all 
disciplines. Emphasis on developing a natural writing style; writing economical but lively 
prose; increasing vocabulary; and cultivating a writing process which frees writer's block 
and facilitates thoughtful, cogent, focused, coherent, and fluent writing. Involves reading 
and analysis of a wide variety of writing. Helpful for all students wishing to improve their 
writing skills, particularly those headed for graduate school or for professions in which 
writing is important. Tailored to the needs and interests of students who enroll. (Fall) 

ENGL 314. Creative Writing (G-1) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Three hours of literature. 

A workshop setting in which students study the principles of writing in literary genres. 
Each student will propose the contents of a personal portfolio. Upon approval, the 
students will work closely with the instructor to develop their chosen collection: poetry, 
fiction, creative nonfiction, or drama. They will participate in critiquing the work of 
classmates online, in hard copy, and in the classroom. Students will be encouraged to 
develop their own style and to find possible markets for manuscripts that may be worthy 
of publication. This class is not available for audit. (Winter) 

ENGL 315. Introduction to Linguistics 3 hours 

Prerequisite: E N G L 3 5 

A survey course introducing the student to the origin, history, and development of the 
English language. The course focuses on the nature of language and language 
change, language variety, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and ethical 
issues in language use. (Winter) 



ENGL 414. Advanced Creative Writing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ENGL 31 4 and approval of the instructor. 

A course designed to refine the skills of experienced creative writers who plan to 
publish their work. Students wishing to enroll will submit a collection of their finished 
writings and a proposal outlining their persona goals for the semester; students will be 
accepted only on the approval of the instructor. Reading assignments will be designed 
to match the needs of each student. In order to enrich the workshop environment for 
both groups, class will meet with ENGL 314. Instruction will include marketing 
strategies and manuscript format. (Winter) 

ENGL 442. Shakespeare (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ENGL 102 

Celebrated as the greatest of English writers, Shakespeare continues to influence world 
culture. This course employs a variety of critical strategies to read and discuss several 
plays. Topics discussed include authority and ethical government, art and the shaping 
of history, social unity and the influence of the theatre, staging and performance, music 
and costume, superstition and magic, identity and the self, honor and cowardice, 
obedience and the conscience. 

ENGL 491. English Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisites: 18 hours in the major, ENGL 313 Expository Writing or ENGL 314 
Creative Writing, and formal approval by the department. 



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The student gains on-the-job experience using English skills in a part-time work 
situation (maximum of 25 hours per week). A department coordinator works with the 
student and a local business to oversee placement and evaluation. Both the student 
and the business assess in writing the quality and nature of the work experience. The 
student receives 1 credit hour for each 50 hours of work experience. Positions can be 
paid or non-paid. Procedures and guidelines are available from the department. 
(Pass/Fail credit). 

ENGL 492. English Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisites: 18 hours in the major, ENGL 313 Expository Writing or ENGL 314 
Creative Writing, and formal approval by the department. 
The student gains on-the-job experience using English skills in a full-time work situation 

(minimum of 35 hours per week). A department coordinator works with the student and 

a selected business to oversee placement and evaluation. Both the student and the 

business assess in writing the quality and nature of the work experience. A minimum of 

150 hours of supervised work is required. Positions can be paid or non-paid. 

Procedures and guidelines are available from the department. (Pass/Fail credit). 



LITERATURE 

ENGL 214. Survey of American Literature (D-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. 

A study of representative selections from major American authors, colonial through 
modern, with emphasis on ideas, attitudes, and trends having individual, national, and 
universal interest. (Fall) 

ENGL 215. Survey of English Literature (D-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ENGL 102. 

A study of representative selections by British writers, with special emphasis on the 
author's philosophy as compared or contrasted with Bible-based thinking, and a review 
of literary trends and influences from the late Roman period to the present. Among 
writers receiving strong attention are Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, 
Wordsworth. 

ENGL 216. Approaches to Literature (D-2) 3 hours 

A study of what recognized poets, short-story writers, dramatists, and novelists have to 
say about the human condition, emphasizing the various approaches to literature and 
including an introduction to literary terms and critical evaluation. 



ENGL 217. World Literature in Translation (D-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: E N G L 1 2 . 

World Literature in Translation is a study of significant selections from poetry, drama, 
and prose, of western and non-western literature from the seventeenth to the twentieth 
century. (Winter, even years) 

ENGL 323. Nineteenth-Century American Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

English 323 is a chronological study of some of the most important works of American 
literature written during the nineteenth century. The literary works in this course are by 
Washington Irving, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, 
Henry David Thoreau, Henry James, and Mark Twain. (Fall, even years) 

ENGL 335. Biblical Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Biblical Literature is a study of the literary masterpieces of the Bible in translation. The 



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course applies the techniques of oral interpretation and literary analysis to forms of 
literature such as narrative, lyric poetry, proverb, parable, epistle, and speech. (Winter, 
odd years) 

ENGL 336. Medieval and Renaissance Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

From Chaucer through Milton, the writers and their times. Readings in Middle English 
narrative, allegory, play, and meditation; in sixteenth and seventeenth-century prose, 
poetry and dramatic literature, with the study of genre, conventions, and trends. Specific 
attention to moral and religious issues. (Winter, odd years) 

ENGL 337. Nineteenth-Century British Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

A study of British writers from the Romantic and Victorian periods (1785-1901), with 
special emphasis upon Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Austen, 
Tennyson, Dickens, Arnold, Browning, Carlyle, and Wilde. (Winter, even years) 

ENGL 338. Twentieth-Century Writers (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

A study of twentieth-century writers with an emphasis on American and/or British works, 
although world literature in translation may be included. (Winter) 

ENGL 351. Nonfiction Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

A course in the close reading and discussion of important works of nonfiction with 
accompanying written response. Topics for ENGL 351 will vary by semester according 
to the interests and availability of English faculty. May not apply to a major or minor in 
English. 

ENGL 425. Literature of the South (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Literature of the South is a study of the literary works of established Southern writers 
who embody the cultural heritage of the American South. Authors for this course 
include Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, Eudora Welty, Flannery 
O'Connor, and Dennis Covington. 
(Fall, odd years) 

ENGL 430. Library Materials for Young Adults 2 hours 

A survey of the variety of books and related materials available for grades 7-12. 
Designed for prospective teachers in SDA junior and senior academies as well as those 
in public middle and high schools, this course correlates critical evaluation and 
selection to the uses, and specific needs of your adults as they develop their reading 
habits and skills. Includes a study of censorship and copyright law. (Winter) 

ENGL 444. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course considers British literature written between the Restoration and Romantic 
Revolution. Included are poets and essayists from Milton to Johnson, novelists like 
Defoe and Fielding, and comic playwrights such as Gay and Goldsmith. (Winter, odd 
years) 

ENGL 445. Ancient Classics (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

After beginning with the three great epics that underlie the literature of the Western 
World — the Iliad, the Odyssey, and The Book of Job — the course considers a range of 
Greek and Roman works. Collateral emphasis is on enhancing a student's ability to 
distinguish between classical Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian modes of thought. 
(Fall) 

ENGL 457. U.S. Latino Literature (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SPAN 457. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See SPAN 457 for course description. 

ENGL 465. Topics in English 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in English presented in a classroom setting. Subjects covered will 
determine how the class applies to the major. This course may be repeated for credit. 



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ENGL 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

The content of this course will be adjusted to meet the particular needs of the student. 

This course also includes credit offered by the English Department on directed study 
tours. Open only to English majors or minors with the approval of the department 
chairman in consultation with the prospective instructor. This course may be repeated 
for credit. 

EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum and Content Methods/English, Grades 7-12 1 hour 
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

This course is designed to be the final step before students are placed for their student 
teaching practicum. As such, the class combines discussion, guided practice in 
various teaching activities, and actual teaching experience in area middle schools and 
high schools/academies. Attention is given to Southern Union and Tennessee 
curriculum standards, as well as methods and materials of planning, instruction, and 
evaluating student performance. Requirements for both state and denominational 
certification are addressed, including PRAXIS test preparation. 



(A-1) (D-2) (D-4) (G-1) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education 
requirements. 



History 



Chair: Benjamin McArthur 

Faculty: Lisa Clark Diller, Mark Peach, Dennis Pettibone 

HISTORY 

History is the study of the human experience. It investigates mankind's 
ideas, institutions, and activities. In pursuing this investigation, history 
courses at Southern Adventist University emphasize the Christian view of 
humanity. This perspective recognizes both the potential and the limitation of 
human endeavor and thereby permits a broader comprehension of the past 
and a greater hope for the future. 

APPROVAL OF STUDY PROGRAMS FOR HISTORY MAJORS 

Departmental approval is necessary for all programs. A student majoring in 
history must plan his/her entire study program with a member of the history 
faculty. Approval is then considered on an individual basis and is granted on 
the following conditions: 

1. Compliance with graduation requirements as explained elsewhere in the 
Catalog. 

2. Fulfillment of the professional and individual needs of the student. 

3. Embodiment of academic balance and continuity. 

4. Completion of senior year assessment. 

ASSESSMENT 

Assessment of seniors consists of two parts. First, in the spring 
semester of their senior year students will take the ETS Major Field 
Achievement Test in history. Second, at the beginning of the fall semester 
seniors will take a departmental exam. Preparation for this exam will 
constitute a one-hour independent study course involving: 1) reading a 
selected few classics of historical literature; 2) reviewing one's history course 
work utilizing several thematic questions provided by the history faculty. 
The subsequent examination will be in the form of a one-hour interview of the 
candidate by the history faculty. This will be based on the above mentioned 
materials and also on the student's portfolio of major papers accumulated 
during his/her history course work. The oral examination is graded on an 
Honors, Pass, or Fail basis. A failure requires further preparation by the 
student and another interview before graduation. 

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN HISTORY 
Major— B. A. History (30 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

HIS I 154, 155 Amer History & Instit 6 

HIST 174, 175 World Civilizations 6 

HIST 297 Historiography 2 

HIST 490 Senior Exam Preparation 1 

HIST 497 Research Meth in History (W) 3 

Of the remaining 12 hours, 10 UD hours are required, two from American and two from 
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Major — B.A. History (30 Hours), continued 



Require 2 Courses [at leastl from : Hours 

(American History) 

HIST 351 Colonial Latin America (W) 3 

HIST 353 From Colony to Nation (W) 3 

HIST 355 History of the South (W) 3 

HIST 356 Natives and Strangers (W) 3 

HIST 357 Modern America (W) 3 

HIST 359 Trans of American Culture (W) 3 

PLSC 254 American National & State Gov 3 

PLSC 353 From Colony to Nation (W) 3 

PLSC 357 Modern America (W) 3 



Required Cognates 

Inter Level of Foreign Lang 



Hours 

3-6 



Require 1 of the following : 

PLSC 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

GEOG 204 World Geography 3 



Reguire 2 Courses [at leastl from : 



Hours 



(European History) 

HIST 345 Middle Eastern Politics & Hist (W)3 

HIST 374 History of England (W) 3 

HIST 375 Ancient Mediterranean World (W) 3 

HIST 386 Rise of the West (W) 3 

HIST 387 Europe in the 19 th Century (W) 3 

HIST 388 Contemporary Europe (W) 3 

HIST 471 Classics of West Thought I (W) 3 

HIST 472 Classics of West Thought II (W) 3 

PLSC 345 Middle Eastern Politics & History 3 

PLSC 388 Contemporary Europe (W) 3 

PLSC 471 Classics of West Thought I (W) 3 

PLSC 472 Classics of West Thought II (W) 3 

HIST 364 Christian Church I (W) 

OR 3 

HIST 365 Christian Church II (W) 



Upper division history classes seek to improve skills of writing and 
speech. All such classes require analytical writing as part of the course work. 
Additionally, many classes involve discussion and oral class reports as 
partial basis for the student's grade, most notably HIST 497, Research 
Methods in History, which requires an extended formal presentation of 
student research. 

History majors must display the ability to apply computer usage to their 
discipline in two ways: first, a facility with word processing; and second, by 
a facility in accessing information via the Internet. 





Sample 


Freshman 


Year Sequence 










B.A. 


History 






1st Semester 




Hours 




2nd Semester 






ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 






Hours 




HIST 154 


American History 


3 




ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 




Area B, Religion 


3 




HIST 155 


American History 


3 




Area F, Behav/Family/ 








Area A-2, Mathematics 


0-3 




Health Science 


3 






Area F, Behav/Family/ 






Area D, Lit/Fine Art 








Health Science 


2 




OR 


3 






Area D, Lit/Fine Art 






Area D-1 , Beg For Lang 


15 






OR 
Area D-1 , Beg For Lang 
Elect ives 


3 

5-2 
16 



Minor — History (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

HIST 174 World Civilizations 3 

HIST 175 World Civilizations 3 

The additional twelve hours will be chosen from remaining history 
courses, six hours of which must be upper division. A minimum of three 
hours must be chosen from each of the American and European areas. 
Three hours of political science may be taken in lieu of three hours of history. 



Denominational Certification in History 

A non-history major planning to obtain denomination teaching certification 
in history must take the following 18 hours of classes: HIST 154, 155, 174, 
175, PLSC 254, and either GEOG 204 or PLSC 224. A student wishing a 



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minor in history must take an additional six hours of upper-division history 
courses. 



Minor — Political Economy (18 Hours) 

Combines an interdisciplinary selection of courses helpful for law school 
preparation. For a further description of this pre-law preparation program, 
see page 296. 

Minor — Political Science (18 Hours) 

This minor provides opportunity for students to gain practical experience 
in governmental work as part of an academic program. There are two types 
of internships for the minor: a Washington D.C. internship supervised by 
Columbia Union College; and a Tennessee State legislative internship in 
Nashville. Either internship will give intensive exposure to state or federal 
government or public advocacy work. There are also opportunities to work in 
a religious advocacy organization in the nation's capital with the CUC 
program. 

The Political Science minor is an 18-hour program, 9 or 12 hours of which 

(depending on whether a summer or semester-long internship was taken) 
would consist of the internship credit. The balance of the minor would 
require: 

1. PLSC 254 American Government 

2. 3 to 6 hours of other PLSC courses 

For more details on the program, see the History Department chair. 
Minor — Western Intellectual Tradition (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Select one (1) of the following: 3 

ENGL 445 Ancient Classics (W) 3 ENGL 217 World Lit in Translation 

HIST 471 Classics of Wstrn Thought I (W) HIST 471 Classics of Wstrn Thought I (W) 

OR 3 HIST 472 Classics of Wstrn Thought II (W) 

HIST 472 Classics of Wstrn Thought II (W) PHYS/RELT 317 Issues in Phys Sci & Religion 

HIST 295/495 Directed Study (W) 

HMNT205 Arts and Ideas 3 RELT 467 Phil & the Christian Faith (W) 

HMNT210 Introduction to Philosophy 3 

HMNT 451 ,452 Honors Seminar ' 2 

History as a preprofessional degree: A student majoring in history who 

plans to enter a professional school in an area such as medicine or law must 

present a balanced program of general education classes and electives that 

will support the professional objectives. 

History as a preparation for teaching: A student majoring in history 
who plans to prepare for secondary teacher certification must include six 
hours upper division Political Science in the major and must also take PLSC 
224, 254; and GEOG 204. It is strongly recommended that the student also 
earn teaching credentials in a field outside of history. No specific supporting 
field is required but art, behavioral science, business, English, modern 
languages, and religion are recognized as intimately related to the study of 
history. A student may receive denominational certification to teach history 
as a second area by completing a minor in history (see under Minor below). 
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requirements, students earning teacher certification must finish all history 
class work before reaching the final semester. Students applying for teacher 
certification must consult with the School of Education and Psychology to 
draft a schedule of classes meeting certification requirements. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section 

of the Catalog. Initial admission is required before the student can enroll in 
upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 

for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 

student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 

appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 

particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

History Department tours: The Department of History regularly 
sponsors study tours to foreign countries. The purpose of these tours is to 
provide students and other participants with an enhanced understanding of 
history and culture through a combination of traditional lecture and reading 
with direct observation of historical sites. Academic activities connected 
with the tours require students to spend an amount of 

time equal to that expected in a regular classroom setting. Preparatory 
meetings and assigned reading are included in this computation. Course 
credit is offered under HIST 
295/495 Directed Study in History. Cost of the tours includes charge for 

academic credit. 

History as general education: Freshman and sophomore students 
earning general education credit in history normally take courses from the 
100 and 200 level. Junior and senior students meeting General Education 
requirements in history should select courses from the 300 and 400 level. 

HISTORY 

HIST 145. Civil War: Soldiers and Civilians 3 hours 

This on-line course covers the American Civil War with particular attention to the 
experience of common soldiers and civilians. A variety of resources are used in the 
class, including on-line material, a compact disc, a textbook, and a Civil War memoir. 
(Only for qualified academy seniors). 

HIST 154, 155. American History and Institutions (C-1) 3,3 hours 

An introductory survey of the nation from colonial times to the present. The 
development of its politics, government and social institutions is covered in each 
semester of the sequence. This course is recommended as general education for 
freshmen and sophomores. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

HIST 174, 175. World Civilizations (C-1) 3,3 hours 

A study of the development of Western and non-Western culture and government, 
emphasizing the evolution of European society and its interaction with 
non-European civilizations. This course is recommended as general education for 



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freshmen and sophomores. 

HIST 297. Historiography 2 hours 

A course examining historiography, which is the study of historical consciousness 
and historical writing. The class will focus on Western historiography (classical, 
European, and the United States). General education credit will not be given. 

HIST 345. Middle Eastern Politics and History (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PLSC 345. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

This course traces the major religious and political developments in the Middle East 
from the rise of Islam through the twentieth century. Any or all of the following topics 
may be included: Islamic empires; Crusades; Ottoman nationalism; Islam's encounter 
with the West; the issue of Islamic-Arab nationalism. 



HIST 351. Colonial Latin America (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

Set in the context of Spanish empire and imperial ideology, the course begins with the 
cultural legacy of high pre-Columbian civilizations in Latin America and traces the 
interaction of the native people with Spanish exploration and conquest. It focuses 
primarily on Spanish political and social organization, the responses of the native 
people to growing Spanish political hegemony, and the gradual development of theories 
of race, empire, faith which culminated in a recognizably unified Spanish American 
world. 

HIST 353. From Colony to Nation (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A detailed survey of American political and social history from 1607 to 1800, including 
the founding of the thirteen colonies, the American Revolution, and the establishment of 
the new nation. 

HIST 355. History of the South (C-1 ) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the American South from the Early National period through Reconstruction. 
Prominent issues will include slavery, sectionalism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. 

HIST 356. Natives and Strangers (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 356. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

A study of immigration and the role of ethnic groups in American society. Special 
emphasis on the tension between assimilation and pluralism in the national character. 

HIST 357. Modern America (C-1 ) (W) 3 hours 

A study of American History from 1900 on with special examination of the progressive 
era, normalcy, the depression, the New Deal, and the role of the United States in world 
affairs. (Fall) 

HIST 359. Transformation of American Culture (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A topical approach to nineteenth and twentieth-century American history, focusing on 
the modernization of life. Among the topics that may be covered are entertainment, the 
media, urban culture, social relations, transportation, and art and architecture. 

HIST 364. Christian Church I: From the Early Church 

Through the Middle Ages (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the history of western Christianity from the end of the apostolic period to the 
end of the Middle Ages, emphasizing both institutional and theological development. 
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HIST 365. Christian Church II: From the Reformation 

Through the Twentieth Century (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the reorientation of western Christianity, beginning with the Protestant 
Reformation and culminating with contemporary religious trends. (Winter) 

HIST 374. History of England (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A survey of the history of Great Britain from Roman times to the twentieth century, 
emphasizing political, cultural, and economic developments which have influenced 
western civilization as a whole. 

HIST 375. Ancient Mediterranean World (C-1 ) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the three stages of ancient civilization, the Ancient Near East, Greece, 
Rome, and the contribution each has made to the development of western culture. 

HIST 386. Rise of the West (C-1 ) (W) 3 hours 

A study of European history from the fall of Rome to the beginning of the modern age, 
focusing on those developments which have influenced the institutions and values of 
modern western civilization. The chronological emphasis is on the eleventh through the 
sixteenth centuries. 

HIST 387. Europe in the Nineteenth Century (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

A study of Europe's "long century," from the French Revolution of 1789 to the beginning 
of World War I in 1914. The course traces Europe's development from a 
predominantly aristocratic and agricultural culture to an emerging democratic and 
industrial civilization, devoting particular attention to cultural and social changes. 
HIST 388. Contemporary Europe (C-1) [465 (W)] 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PLSC 388. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

An assessment of political developments and international relations since the outbreak 
of World War I. Such antithetical forces as peace and war, power and weakness, and 
sovereignty and dependence are studied in their historical setting. Students may earn 
either history or political science credit, depending on individual assignments. 

HIST 265/465. Topics in History (C-1) [465 typically qualifies as a (W) course]3 hours 

Selected topics in history presented in classroom setting. Subjects covered will 
determine whether credit is granted in Area I or Area II. This course may be repeated 
for credit. 

HIST 471 . Classics of Western Thought I (C-1 ) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PLSC 471. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

A study of the key thinkers in western thought from the Heroic Age of Greece to the 
Renaissance. Reading from original sources, this class will emphasize the discussion 
and analysis of ideas that have formed the basis of western thought. Included in the 
readings are selections from Herodotus, Cicero, St. Augustine, Boccaccio, Montaigne, 
and St. Ignatius of Loyola. 

HIST 472. Classics of Western Thought II (C-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PLSC 472. A student may receive credit for this course 
from only one program. 

A study of the key thinkers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Reading from 
original sources, this class will emphasize discussion of critical ideas that have effected 
the evolution of contemporary social and political thought. Included in the readings are 
selections from Locke, Mill, Marx, Nietzsche, Lenin, and Hitler. 

HIST 490. Senior Exam Preparation 1 hour 

Independent Study and reading in preparation for the one hour oral assessment exam 
taken by senior history majors. A student may earn a grade of Honors ("A" on the 
transcript), Pass or Fail. One must earn at least a "Pass" in order to graduate with a 
history major. 



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HIST 295/495. Directed Study (C-1) [495(W)] 1-3 hours 

A course emphasizing individual directed study. The instructor to whom a student is 
assigned will determine whether credit is upper or lower division. This course also 
includes credit offered by the History Department on directed study tours. Writing 
emphasis credit for HIST 495 only. Approval of the department is required prior to 
registration. 

HIST 497. Research Methods in History (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Word processing and familiarity with Internet searches are prerequisites 
to this course. Historical theories, procedures, and research methods are examined in 
conjunction with the preparation of a research project. (Fall) 



HUMANITIES 

HMNT 205. Arts and Ideas (D-3) 3 hours 

This class is administered by the History Department. 

A cultural appreciation class tracing the historical evolution of intellectual movements in 
western civilization. Ideas from leaders in philosophy and the arts will be studied with 
appropriate works from music, art, and literature. Students may participate in activities 
involving specific art forms. Resource persons may assist as available. This course is 
also offered by the History Department as part of the European study tour program 
during selected summer sessions. 

HMNT 210. Introduction to Philosophy (C-1) 3 hours 

An introduction to the major schools of Western philosophy, e.g. Platonic, Aristotelian, 
Medieval, Enlightenment, Hegelian, Analytical. The course will suggest how 
philosophy can help students think more critically and coherently. Issues of logic, 
epistemology, freedom of will, and ethics will be explored. 

HMNT 150/350. International Travel 1 hour 

One credit hour is available to participants in college tours outside the United States. 
The trip must last seven days excluding travel to and from the tour location, and must 
include a minimum of 20 hours in museums, historical sites, concerts, drama, and 
sightseeing. Students will submit written summaries/reflections of their experiences. 
Credit for this course is not granted simultaneously with credit earned in other tour 
classes. 

HMNT 215/415. Cross-Cultural Experience (C-2) 3 hours 

A course for student missionaries assigned to a country other than the United States. 
Focuses on geographic and social characteristics. Activities include journal of on-site 
observations, and two formal papers after return to campus. Prior to departure, the 
student will make all arrangements with an instructor assigned by the Department of 
History. A two-thirds tuition waiver applies to this class. Refer to policy on page 304. 

HMNT 451, 452. Honors Seminar 1,1 hour 

A study of great books in religion, philosophy, science and social science that have 
shaped western culture. Required of students in the Southern Scholars program during 
their junior or senior year. Open to other students with permission of department chair. 
A complete tuition waiver for this class applies to Southern Scholars students only. 
Refer to the scholarship on page 303. 



POLITICAL SCIENCE 

PLSC 224. Principles of Macroeconomics (C-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with ECON 224, School of Business and Management. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See ECON 224 for course description. 



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ISTORY 



PLSC 254. American National and State Government (C-2) 3 hours 

An examination of the operation of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of 
government of the national, state, and local levels. 

PLSC 353. From Colony to Nation (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the colonial phase of American history with particular emphasis on the 
political texts of the age. 

PLSC 345 Middle Eastern Politics and History (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with HIST 345. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See HIST 345 for course description. 

PLSC 357. Modern America (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

A study of Twentieth-century political developments in the United States, focusing 
especially on the presidency, Supreme Court, and foreign affairs. 

PLSC 388. Contemporary Europe (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with HIST 388. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See HIST 388 for course description. 

PLSC 465. Topics in Political Science (C-2) 3 hours 

See HIST 465 for course description. 

PLSC 471 . Classics of Western Thought I (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with HIST 471. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See HIST 471 for course description. 



PLSC 472. Classics of Western Thought II (C-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with HIST 472. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See HIST 472 for course description. 

PLSC 291/491. Political Science Practicum 3-6 hours 

Supervised work experience in a state legislative, congressional, or other governmental 
office. A minimum of 50 clock hours for each hour of credit is required. 

PLSC 292/492. Political Science Internship 9-12 hours 

Supervised work experience in a state legislative, congressional, or other governmental 
office. A minimum of 100 clock hours of work experience is required for each semester 
hour of credit. 

PLSC 295/495. Directed Study C-1) [495(W)] 1-3 hours 

See HIST 295/495 for course description 



GEOGRAPHY 
GEOG 204. World Geography 3 hours 

(C-2 credit for elementary education majors only). 

Maps, land forms, soil, mineral resources, weather, and climate are considered. Man's 

adjustment to various physiographic regions is studied. (Fall) 



History 167 



EDUCATION 

EDUC. 438. Curriculum Content Methods/History 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Attention is given to methods and materials of instruction, planning, testing, and 
evaluating student performances, and the survey and evaluation of textbooks. 



(C-1 ) (C-2) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



Interdisciplinary 



The student-designed major is an interdisciplinary program available to 
any student who wishes to develop a more individualized program of study 
than those provided by existing majors. It is a coherent program of study 
that crosses disciplinary lines. One of the major disciplines must be chosen 
as the primary discipline to provide a coherent focus for the major. In 
planning the interdisciplinary major, the student selects an advisory 
committee of three faculty members, two from the primary discipline 
(including the department/school chair or dean) and one of the secondary 
disciplines. The Associate Vice-President of Academic Administration also 
serves on the advisory committee. 

All students interested in developing an interdisciplinary major or in 
applying to the major must meet with the Associate Vice-President of 
Academic Administration. The requirements are intended to ensure that the 
interdisciplinary major is integrally related to the goals of a liberal arts 
education and appropriately reflect the disciplines involved. Each course of 
study is approved only on a case-by-case basis. 

Interdisciplinary major is a privilege granted by the University to students 
who display unusual motivation to study an area not included among its 
degree programs. Although the individual student is responsible for the 
design and planning of the program, he or she must fulfill the following 
requirements: 

1. Completion of General Education requirements (including the 
intermediate level of a foreign language for B.A. degree). 

2. The advisory committee must approve the admission to the major. 
Applications must be made no later than fall semester of the junior year. 

An applicant should have a minimum grade point average of 3.50. 
Continuation in the program requires a grade point average of at least 
3.30 each semester. 

3. Majors will be approved only where university faculty and courses can 
provide a degree program of high quality. New courses will not be 
created for a student; however, a directed study course may be 
provided. In special cases up to nine (9) hours of transfer credit from 
another institution may apply to a major, particularly of specialized 
courses not available at SAU. 

4. Bachelor of Art degree majors must have 30 hours, of which a minimum 
of 14 hours will be upper division. A second major or a minor from 
SAU's degree programs must be included. 

5. Bachelor of Science majors must have 42 hours, of which a minimum of 
18 hours will be upper division. 

6. Courses for the major shall be chosen from at least two and not more 
than four disciplines. 

7. Both B.A. and B.S. majors must include a three (3) hour research 
project (accomplished under a directed study number). Students will 
provide a defense of their project before their advisory committee. 

8. In order to graduate, the student must have a minimum of 124 semester 
hours, 40 upper division hours, and three writing classes. 

At least 30 of the semester hours in the major must be taken in residence 
after the student's application and proposal for the major have been 



approved by the advisory committee. A grade of C or better must be 
obtained in all courses in the interdisciplinary major. 



For the students who design their major, their transcript will give the 
degree and major: "Interdisciplinary" with the concentration as approved by 
the Advisory Committee. 

It should be noted that any students receiving VA education benefits must 
have their interdisciplinary major and course of study submitted to and 
approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission as the State 
Approving Agency before certification to the VA. 



SchoolofJournalis 

& Communication 



Dean: 

Faculty: Lorraine Ball, T. Lynn Caldwell, A. Laure Chamberlain, Denise R. 

Childs, 

Linda Potter Crumley, Stephen Ruf, Greg Rumsey 
Adjunct Faculty: David Barasoian, Wesley Hasden, John Keyes, Maria 
Sager, 

Billy Weeks 
Advisory Council: A current list of Advisory Council members is kept in the 

School of Journalism & Communication. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

In harmony with Southern Adventist University's Christian environment, the 
School's programs integrate theory and practical skills necessary for 
graduates to serve in communication-related careers or to enter graduate 
school. 

ADMISSION CRITERIA 

To graduate with a degree from the School of Journalism & 
Communication, acceptance to the School is required. Declaration as a 
major is not the equivalent to acceptance to the School of Journalism & 
Communication. Minimum requirements for admission to the School of 
Journalism & Communication are: 

■ Acceptance to Southern Adventist University. 

■ Completion of category A general education English and Math 
requirement. 

■ Completion of COMM 1 03 and JOUR 1 05 with a grade of "C" or better. 

■ Earned overall GPA of 2.25 or better. 

Students pursuing a major offered by the School of Journalism & 
Communication should apply for admission at the end of the freshman year. 
Declared School of Journalism & Communication majors may not take 
upper-division departmental classes without admission to the School. 
Transfer and change-of-major students will be considered for admission on a 
case-by-case basis. 

The School of Journalism & Communication provides an educational 
environment in which future leaders in telecommunications, journalism, 
public relations, and related areas can acquire the enduring ethical concepts, 
the intellectual discipline, and the professional abilities necessary for the 
mastery and management of a wide range of writing, editing, and other 
journalistic and public relations skills and techniques. 

The School offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree with majors in Broadcast 
Journalism, Intercultural Communication, and Print Journalism, a Bachelor 
of Science Degree in Mass Communication, Nonprofit Administration and 
Development, Public Relations, and a Bachelor of Science Degree 
(combined major) in Public Relations and Business Administration as well as 
an Associate of Science Degree in Media Technology. Minors are also 
available in Advertising, Broadcast Journalism, Intercultural Communication, 
Journalism (News Editorial), Media Production, Nonprofit Leadership, 
Photography, Public Relations, and Sales. 



Students enrolling in the Broadcast Journalism major receive 
preparation for careers in commercial and non-commercial radio and 
television as reporters, producers, videographers, and managers. 

Students graduating with a degree in Intercultural Communication may 
find work in multi-national corporations, nonprofit organizations, government 
agencies, and a variety of religious and educational institutions. Students 
who pursue this degree are 

prepared to seek employment as communication specialists in culturally 
diverse settings. 

The Print Journalism major prepares students for careers as reporters, 
writers and editors for daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, wire 
services, publishing houses and for the vast array of publications that serve 
the church, business, industry, governmental agencies, the medical field, 
colleges and universities, and other nonprofit organizations. 

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Science in Mass 
Communication have a broad communication education with a selected 
specialty that prepares them for a large variety of communication jobs in the 
church, in corporations, and also in nonprofit organizations. 

Southern Adventist University's Nonprofit Administration and 
Development degree is designed to meet the demand for entry-level 
managers with fund development expertise. 

Public Relations majors are prepared for careers in business, industry, 
government, the church, colleges, universities, hospitals, and other medical 
institutions, and in a wide range of organizations. 

The dual major of Public Relations and Business Administration is a 
unique degree program. Because it contains the core classes from both 
majors, it equips students with public relations and business skills and makes 
graduates especially competitive in the corporate world. 

All of the School's bachelor's degree majors prepare students for entry into 
graduate schools nationwide. 

The associate degree in Media Technology prepares the student for entry 
level positions in media production, desktop publishing, or web design. 

Members of the faculty will advise each student in planning a study 
program that is supportive of individual career goals, that meets degree 
requirements of the School of Journalism & Communication, and fulfills 
General Education requirements. 

RESIDENCY 

All baccalaureate degrees offered by the School of Journalism & 
Communication require that at least 12 upper division hours of the respective 
degree requirements must be taken at Southern Adventist University. 

AMERICAN HUMANICS CERTIFICATION 

The Nonprofit Administration and Development program is affiliated with 
American Humanics, Inc., in Kansas City, MO, which offers certification for 
students who graduate with this degree. American Humanics is an alliance 
of colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations preparing 
undergraduates for careers with youth and human service agencies through 
specified curriculum, co-curricular activities, and internships. American 
Humanics focuses on leadership and service to humanity, professionalism, 
measurable competencies, and certification. 

American Humanics' mission is "to prepare and certify future nonprofit 
professionals to work with America's youth and families." American 
Humanics is affiliated with national nonprofit partners including: 



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American Red Cross 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America 

Boy Scouts of America 

Camp Fire Boys and Girls 

Girls Incorporated 

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. 

Habitat for Humanity International 

Junior Achievement Inc. 

National Network for Youth 

Special Olympics, International 

United Way of America 

Volunteers of America 

YMCA of the U.S.A. 

YWCA of the U.S.A. 

and other nonprofits 

Certification is not automatic with the completion of the degree; American 
Humanics certification requires competencies in the following: 

• career development 

• communication 

• personal leadership attributes 

• historical and philosophical foundations 

• youth and adult development 

• board/committee development 

• fund-raising principles and practices 

• human resource development and supervision 

• general nonprofit management 

• nonprofit accounting and financial management 

• nonprofit public relations 

• program planning 

• risk management 

Besides nonprofit certification, the American Humanics certification 
program offers the following: 

• one-to-one mentoring 

• networking with prospective employers 

• opportunity to "try out" various nonprofit roles 

• potential for references and referrals 

• exposure to national nonprofit network 

• scholarships 

AMERICAN HUMANICS CERTIFICATION FOR OTHER MAJORS 

Certification in American Humanics for students majoring in other areas is 
also available. Certification can be attained by means of the Nonprofit 
Leadership minor. To make arrangements and apply for certification, 
contact the campus director. 

AMERICAN HUMANICS ASSESSMENT 

Assessment will take place through the American Humanics certification 
process and with internship and practicum supervisors. 

JOB OUTLOOK 



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Because of the decline in government support of nonprofit, it is more 
valuable than ever that nonprofit managers have fund development skills. 
The B.S. in Nonprofit Administration and Development degree is designed to 
provide both training and internships in fund development as well as in 
management. 

The demand for graduates with these competencies is high with an 
estimated 50,000 needed annually to fill new staff vacancies. More than one 
million nonprofit organizations are at work across the country, employing 9 
million people and aided by nearly 90 million volunteers. 

MEET THE FIRMS 

Meet the Firms is a program sponsored by the Schools of Business and 
Management, Computing, Journalism & Communication, and Nursing to 
facilitate students in locating internships and jobs in their fields of study. 
Meet the Firms seminars are held each fall and a one-hour seminar style 
class is offered each winter semester in preparation for the Meet the Firms 
event. A variety of invited companies meet with students to interview, 
network, and mentor in preparation for placement. 

INTERNSHIPS AND ON-THE-JOB TRAINING 

Because of the strong relationships which the school has developed with 
the Chattanooga area mass media, students in journalism, broadcasting, and 
public relations have many opportunities to meet and work with professionals 
in television and radio news, in public relations, advertising, and on daily and 
weekly newspapers. 

Internships: Helping students locate internships on newspapers, in 
publishing houses, in public relations and fund development departments in 
hospitals, in advertising agencies, and in radio and television newsrooms is a 
vital part of the education program provided by the school. 

An Advisory Council and a Consulting Board advise the school in providing 

internships that give on-the-job experience. The school also participates in 

the General Conference internship program in which students work in 

various denominational institutions. The University radio station, WSMC 

FM90.5, and other media outlets provide learning opportunities for students 

in a number of courses. 

Campus Publications: Students can gain valuable experience as writers, 
editors, and producers by working on Student Association publications such 
as Southern Accent, the campus newspaper; Southern Memories, the 
yearbook; and Strawberry Festival, the annual multi-media review of the 
year. 

ASSESSMENT 

To make satisfactory progress toward preparation for the job market, 
students majoring in the school will be expected to attend school assemblies 
and other professional meetings sponsored by the school. 

Students should demonstrate their growing professionalism through 
involvement in the operation of WSMC FM90.5; in the publication of the 
Southern Accent, Southern Memories, or some other publication; or in 
communication activities for a campus, church, or community organization. 

Participation in the School Communication Club and the Society of 



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Adventist Communicators as well as student membership in a national 
professional organization such as the Society of Professional Journalists, or 
the Public Relations Student Society of America are also evidence of 
professional commitment. 

School files for each student majoring in the School serve as a source of 
information for professors asked to provide recommendations for students 
seeking practicum, internships, or job positions. 

Students in the School will be given a writing skills test when they take 
JOUR 105. On the basis of the results, advisers will recommend any 
needed remediation, which students must complete before registering for 
other writing courses offered by the School. 

School effectiveness will be assessed by combining the results of the 
cumulative evaluations, student evaluations of courses, questionnaires 
completed by supervisors of interns, alumni, and workshop attendees. To 
determine that the curriculum meets the 

objectives of the School and the standards of the Accrediting Council of 
Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the faculty makes an 
ongoing analysis of courses required for majors. 

PROGRAMS IN JOURNALISM 

Major — B.A. Broadcast Journalism (33 Hours) 

(If a student both majors and minors in the School, at least 12 hours must not overlap 
between the major and the minor.) 



Required Cou 

BRDO201 
BRDC202 
BRDC227 
BRDC314 
BRDC327 
BRDC417 
BRDC426 
COMM 397 

JOUR 488 
Society(W) 
JOUR 105 
JOUR 205 
JOUR 427 



rses Hours 

Foundations of Broadcasting 3 

Digital Audio Production 3 

TV Studio Production 3 

Broadcast News Writing (W) 3 

Digital Video Production 3 

Electronic Media Management 3 

TV News Reporting & Perform 3 
Communication Research 

OR 3 

Mass Communication & 

Writing for the Media 3 

News Reporting 3 

Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 



Required Cognates 

COMM 103 



Hours 

3 



Intro to Communication 

EC0N213 Survey of Economics 3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

PLSC 254 Amer National & State Govt 3 

Intermediate foreign language 6 

Recommended Electives 

ARTG114 Intro to Computer Graphics 2 

COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 3 

HMNT 205 Arts & Ideas 3 

JOUR 492 lnternship:Broadcasting 3 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Broadcast Journalism 



1st Semester 

COMM 103 
COMM 135 
ENGL 101 



Intro to Communication 
Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Area B, Religion 
Area D-1 , Inter Foreign Lang 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
3 



2nd Semester 

ENGL 102 
JOUR 105 
JOUR 201 



College Composition 
Writing for the Media 
Found of Broadcast 
Area D-1, Inter Foreign Lang 
Gen Ed, Minor or Electives 



Hours 

3 

3 

3 

3 

_4 

16 



15 



Major — B.A. Print Journalism (32 Hours) 

(If a student both majors and minors in the School, at least 12 hours must not overlap 

between the major and the minor.) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

JOUR 125 Intro to Photography 3 

JOUR 205 News Reporting 3 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

JOUR 313 Publication Editing 3 

JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 2 

JOUR 316 Mag & Feature Art Writing (W) 3 

JOUR 356 Advanced Reporting (W) 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 



JOUR 488 



Mass Communication & Soc (W) 



School of Journalism & Communication 175 



Required Cognates 



Hours 



COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

COMM 397 Communication Research 3 
ECON213 Survey of Economics 
HMNT 205 Arts & Ideas 

OR 3 
SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 

PLSC 254 American Nat & State Gov 3 

Literature Electives 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Print Journalism 



Inter level Foreign language 

Recommended Electives 

30UR 492 Journalism Internship 

OR 
JOUR 391 Journalism Practicum 

MATH 215 Statistics 
PREL 235 Public Rel Princ & Theory 

TECH 244 Graphic Production 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


COMM 103 


Intro to Communication 


3 


ENGL 102 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


JOUR 105 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


JOUR 125 




Area D-1, Inter Foreign Lang 


3 






Area B, Religion 


3 

15 





16 

PROGRAMS IN COMMUNICATION 



College Composition 
Writing for the Media 
Intro to Photography 

fif needed) 
Area D-1, Inter Foreign 
Gen Ed, Minor or Elect 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 



Lang 



Major — B.A. Intercultural Communication (31-33 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 3 

COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 3 

COMM 336 Interpersonal Communication 3 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Communication & Soc (W) 3 

PREL 235 Public Rel Principles & Theory 3 

PREL 406 Persuasion & Propaganda (W) 3 

RELT458 World Religions (W) 3 



Select one (1) from the following courses: 
COMM 291/391 Intercultural Comm Pract 
COMM 495 Directed Study (with an 

intercultural topic) 
JOUR 492 Journalism Internship 



Required Cognates 

ENGL 315 T_ 



1-3 



Recommended Electives 

BMKT 375 International Marketing 3 

MGNT 364 International Business & Econ 3 

SOCI 125 Introduction to Sociology 3 

SOCI 196/496 Study Tour 



HMNT 205 
SOCI 150 
SOCI 230 



Intro to Linguistics 
Arts & Ideas 
Cultural Anthropology 
Multicultural Relations 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 



Select nine (9) hours from the following courses: 
ART 345 Contemporary Art (W)* 3 

ENGL 445 Ancient Classics (W)* 3 

HIST 356 Natives & Strangers (W) 3 

MGNT 368 Multicultural Management 3 

HIST 387 Europe in the 19* Century (W) 

OR 3 

HIST/PLSC 388 Contemporary Europe (W) 
RELB 237 Archaeology & the OT 3 

RELB 247 Archaeology & the NT 3 

RELB 340 Middle East Study Tour 1-3 

RELB 455 Archaeological Fieldwork 1-6 

RELP 240/340 World Missions 3 

*Satisfies humanities component for International 
Studies 



Required Minor (18 hours) 

An intercultural Communication major will complete 
a non-English language minor. 

Option 1 

A language minor with a minimum of nine hours 

completed at an "overseas" school. 

Option 2 

A language minor with courses completed on our 

campus, but with one school year traveling or 

serving abroad. 



1st Semester 

COMM 103 
COMM 135 
ENGL 101 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Intercultural Communication 



Intro to Communication 
Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Area B, Religion 
General Education or Minor 



Hours 



2nd Semester 



Hours 



3 
3 
3 
3 
_3 
15 



ENGL 102 
JOUR 105 


College Composition 3 
Writing for the Media 3 


PREL 235 


Public Relations Princ & 


Theory 


3 
Area C, Science 3 




General Education or Minor 3 
15 



Major — B.S. Mass Communication (49-55 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



BRDC201 


Foundations of Broadcasting 


3 


COMM 103 


Intro to Communication 


3 


JOUR 105 


Writing for the Media 


3 


JOUR 125 


Intro to Photography 


3 



Reguired Cognates 



Hours 



JOUR 205 News Reporting 3 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 



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JOUR 488 Mass Commun & Society (W) 3 

PREL235 PR Principles & Theory 3 

Concentration 19-25 



Select nine (9) hours from: 

ART 109 Design Principles (G-1) 3 

ARTI115 Interactive Media 3 
BUAD 104 Business Software 

OR 3 
CPTE 1 05/06/09 Wrd Proc/Sprdsheets/Pres Tech 
BUAD 245/345 Computer-Aided Publishing 

OR 3 
CPTE 245/345 Computer-Aided Publishing 
CPTE 104 Intro Microcptr Operatg Systemsl 

CPTE 107 Intro to Database 1 

CPTE 108 Software Installation & Config 1 

COMM412 Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 

TECH 244 Graphic Production 3 



'Electives: In consultation with your advisor choose 19-25 hours of electives within one of 
the following concentrations. Your selections must include at least 12 hours of upper 
division credit with most selected from JOUR/PREL courses. 



Major — B.S. Mass Communication (49-54 Hours) continued 



Advertising Concentration 



(52 Hours) 



Web Publishing Concentration (50 Hours) 



COMM397 

PREL244 

PREL344 

PREL354 

PREL406 



Mass Communication Core 30 
Advertising Core 

Communication Research 3 

Sales 2 

Fundamentals of Advertising 3 

Advertising Copywriting 2 
Persuasion & Propaganda (W) 3 



30 



Select nine (9) hours from: 
ARTG210 Vector Graphics Design 

&ARTG 212 Advanced Computer Graphics 

&ARTG 332 Advertising Design 

OR 9 
BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 
&BMKT327 Consumer Behavior 

& COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 

JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 3 

PREL391 Practicum " " 1-3 

PREL 492 Internship 3 

Media Production Concentration (49 Hours) 

Mass Communication Core 30 
Media Production Core 

BRDC 202 Digital Audio Production 3 

BRDC 227 TV Studio Production 3 

BRDC 327 Digital Video Production 3 

BRDC 426 TV News & Performance 3 

BRDC 445 Senior Project 1 
COMM 315 Scriptwriting (W) 

OR 3 
BRDC 31 4 Broadcast News Writing (W) 
Select three (3) hours from: 

ARTF214 Lighting 2 

BRDC 391 Practicum 1-3 
BRDC 417 Electronic Media Management 3 

BRDC 492 Internship 3 

Photography Concentration (54 Hours) 

Mass Communication Core 30 

Photography Core 

ARTF214 Lighting 2 

ARTG 326 Digital Imaging 3 

BRDC 227 TV Studio Production 3 

COMM 326 Film Evaluation (W) 3 

JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 3 

JOUR 445 Senior Project 1 

JOUR 492 Internship 3 

Select six (6) hours from: 

BRDC 327 Digital Video Production 3 

JOUR 391 Practicum 1-3 

JOUR 465 Topics in Journalism 1-3 

JOUR 495 DS: Photography 1-3 



BRDC 227 
BRDC 327 
CPTE 110 
CPTE 212 
CPTR 124 
JOUR 445 



Mass Communication Core 
Web Publishing Core 

Studio Video Production 3 

Digital Video Production 3 

Intro to Web Development 1 

Web Programming 3 
Fundamentals of Programming 4 

Senior Project 1 



Select five (5) hours from: 

JOUR 313 Publication Editing 3 

JOUR 492 Internship 3 

PREL 344 Fund of Advertising 3 

PREL 391 Practicum 1-3 

MGNT 371 Princ of Entrepreneurship 3 



Writing/Editing Concentration 



(49 Hours) 



Mass Communication Core 30 

Writing/Editing Core 

COMM 397 Communication Research 3 

JOUR 313 Publication Editing 3 

JOU R 31 6 Mag & Feature Article Wrtg (W)3 

JOUR 356 Advanced Reporting (W) 3 

Select seven (7) hours from: 



BRDC 314 
COMM 315 
ENGL 313 
ENGL 314 
JOUR 175/475 
JOUR 291/391 
JOUR 492 
PREL 354 



Broadcast News Writing (W) 

Scriptwriting (W) 

Expository Writing (W) 

Creative Writing (W) 

Communication Workshop 

Practicum 

Internship 

Advertising Copywriting 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Mass Communication 



1st Semester 

CPTE 105 


Intro to Word Processing 


Hours 

1 


2nd Semester 

BRUC201 


CPTE 106 
CPTE 107 


Intro to Spreadsheets 
Intro to Database 


1 
1 


ENGL 102 
JOUR 105 


ENGL 101 
COMM 103 


College Composition 
Intro to Communication 


3 
3 




COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 
Area B, Religion 


3 

3 

15 





Found of Broadcasting 
College Composition 
Writing for the Media 
Area A, Math 
Area C, Science 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 

15 



B.S. Nonprofit Administration and Development (46 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



G0MM 336 


hlerpersonal Communication 3 


COMM 397 


Com m unication Research 3 


JOUR 105 


W riting lor the Media 3 


JOUR 205 


News Reporting 3 


JOUR 208 


Publication Tools & Techniques3 


JOUR 242 


nlro to W eb Design 3 


PREL 233 


Intro to the Nonprofit Sector 3 


PREL 235 


PR Principles 8 Theory 3 


PREL 344 


Fundamentals of A dve rtis ing 3 


PREL 368 


Fund Developm ent 3 


PREL 370 


American Humanics Mgnt Instill 


PREL 406 


Persuasion & Propaganda (W) 3 


PREL 482 


The PR Cam paign 3 


PREL 485 


PR Techniques 3 


PREL 498 


American Humanics Internship 3 


PREL/COMM 


UD Elective 3 


Required Coqnates Hours 



Accounting & Management 

ACCT103 College Accounting 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resource Mgmt 3 

MGNT 354 Principles of Risk Mgmt 3 

MGNT 371 Princ of Entrepreneurship 3 



Required Coqnates , continued 



Hours 



Child <S Human Development 
(Choose 1) 3 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 

PSYC 224 Social Psychology 

PSYC 422 Adolescent Psychology 

Human Services & Social 
Work 

(Choose 1) 3 

SOCW211 Intro to Social Work 

SOCW 212 Social Welfare as an Institution 

SOCI 230 Multicultural Relations 

SOCI 365 Family Relations 



Recommended Electives 



HLNT135 
HLED 476 
PEAC 261 
RELP 251 
RELT 373 
RELT 458 
RELT 467 



Nutrition for Life 

Wellness Meth, Mat & Mgmt 

Intro to Camping 

Intro to Youth Ministry 

Christian Ethics 

World Religions (W) 



Philos & the Christian Faith (W)3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Nonprofit Administration and Development 



1st Semester 

ACCT 103 
COMM 135 
ENGL 101 



College Accounting 
Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Area B, Religion 
Area C, History 



Hours 

3 

3 

3 

3 

_3 

15 



2nd Semester 

ENGL 102 
JOUR 105 
PREL 233 



Hours 



College Composition 
Writing for the Media 
Intro to the Nonprofit Sector 
Area E, Science 
General Education 



Major — B.S. Public Relations (52 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 
3 

3 
1 
3 
3 
3 



equired _ 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 

COMM 397 Communication Research 

COMM 41 2 Preparing to Meet the Firms 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 

JOU R 1 25 Intro to Photography 

JOUR 205 News Reporting 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

JOUR 313 Publication Editing 3 

JOUR 316 Mag & Feature Art Writing (W) 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 

PREL 233 Intro to the Nonprofit Sector 3 

PREL 235 Public Rel Principles & Theory 3 

PREL 344 Fundamentals of Advertising 3 



PREL 406 Persuasion & Propaganda (W) 3 

PREL 482 Public Relations Campaign 3 

PREL 485 Public Relations Techniques 3 

PREL 492 Public Relations Internship 

OR 3 

Journalism/Commun Elective 



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Required Cognates Hours 

FREN/GRMN Elementary Foreign Lang 6 



ITAL/SPAN 
ACCT/BUAD 
ECON/FNCE/ 
MGNT/BMKT 



Business Elective 



JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 2-3 

PREL368 Fund Development 3 

Intermediate Foreign Lang 6 



Strongly Recommended Electives 

COMM 336 ^ """* 



Interpersonal Communication 3 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Public Relations 



1st Semeste r 

ENGL 101 
COMM 103 
JOUR 125 



College Composition 
Intro to Communication 
Intro to Photography 
Area D-1, Elem Foreign Lang 
Area B, Religion 



urs 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 3 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 3 


3 


JOUR 105 


Writing for the Media 3 


3 




Area D-1, Elem Foreign Lang 3 


3 




Gen Ed or Electives 4 


15 




16 



Combined Major — B.S. Public Relations & Business Administration (85 
Hours) 



Public Relations (45 Hours) 



Reguired Courses 



Hours 



BRDC 201 Foundations of Broadcasting 3 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

COMM 397 Communication Research 3 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

JOUR 125 Intro to Photography 3 

JOUR 205 News Reporting 3 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques 3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

JOUR 313 Publication Editing 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Comm & Society (W) 3 

PREL344 Fundamentals of Advertising 3 
PREL 406 Persuasion and Propaganda (W)3 

PREL 482 The Public Relations Campaign 3 

PREL 485 Public Relations Techniques 3 

Select one (1) from the following courses: 
BUAD 358 Ethical, Social & Legal 

Environ of Business(W) 

OR 3 
JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 



Business 



Administration 



Hours) 



(40 



Reguired Courses Hours 

ACCT 221-222 Principles of Accounting 3,3 

ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 3 

BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 3 

BUAD 310 Business Communication (W) 3 

BUAD 317 Mgnt Information Systems 3 

BUAD 339 Business Law 3 

BUAD 288/488 Seminar in Business Admin 1 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

ECON 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

ECON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 3 



Required Cognates 

BUAD 104 Business Software 



BUAD 128 
BUAD 221 



Personal Finance 
Business Statistics 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 



The combined major provides students with the option to develop skills in two fields of study, 
assigned an advisor in their first-chosen major and a secondary advisor in the other major. 



A student will be 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Public Relations & Business Administration 



1st Semester 

BUAD 104 
COMM 103 
ENGL 101 



Business Software 
Intro to Communication 
College Composition 
Area B, Religion 
Area C, History 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
3 
15 



2nd Semester 

BUAD 105 
BUAD 128 
ENGL 102 
JOUR 125 



Business Spreadsheets 
Personal Finance 
College Composition 
Intro to Photography 
Area E, Science 



Hours 

3 
3 
3 
3 
3 
15 



Major — A.S. Media Technology (30 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours 



BRDC 291 Practicum: Media Tech 2 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

CPTE109 Presentation Technology 1 

JOUR 125 Intro to Photography 3 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques 3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 

TECH 244 Graphic Production 3 



Production Concentration 

Select twelve (12) hours: 

BRDC 201 Foundations of Broadcasting 3 

BRDC 202 Digital Audio Production " 3 

BRDC 227 TV Studio Production 3 

BRDC 327 Digital Video Production 3 

JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 3 

Web Concentration 

Select twelve (12) hours from: 

ARTG 326 Digital Imaging 3 

CPTE110 Intro to Web Development 1 

CPTE212 Web Programming 3 

CPTR124 Fund of Programming 4 



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JOUR 342 Interactive Online Journalism 3 

JOUR 445 Senior Project _ 1 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.S. Media Technology 



1st Semester 

ENGL 101 

COMM 103 
JOUR 125 



College Composition 
Intro to Communication 
Intro to Photography 
Emphasis 
Area B, Religion 



Hours 

3 
3 

3 
3 
3 



Minor — Advertising (18 Hours) 



2nd Semester 

AHIG219 
BRDC201 
COMM 135 
ENGL 102 
TECH 244 



Publication Design 
Foundations of Broadcasting 
Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Graphic Production 



Hours 

3 

3 

3 

3 

_3 

15 



Required Courses Hours 

PREL 244 Sales 2 

PREL 344 Fundamentals of Advertising3PREL 



Select eleven (1 1) hours from: 



Hours 



ARTG 332 Advertising Design 3 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

BMKT 328 Sales Management 3 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 3 

JOUR 242 Intro to Web Design 3 



Minor — Broadcast Journalism (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 

BRDC 201 



Foundations of Broadcasting 
BRDC 202 Digital Audio Production 
BRDC314 Broadcast News Writing (W) 
JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 
JOUR 205 News Reporting 



Hours 

3 
3 
3 
3 
3 



Select three (3) hours from: Hours 

BRDC 417 Electronic Media Management 3 
Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 



JOUR 427 
JOUR 488 



Mass Communication & Society 3 



Minor — Intercultural Communication (18 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

COMM 336 Interpersonal Communication (W) 3 
COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 3 
SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 3 

SOCI 230 Multicultural Relations 3 



Select six (6) hours of which three (3) must > 

upper 

division: Hours 

COMM 291/391 



COMM 295/495 

GEOG 204 

HMNT 215/415 
JOUR 488 
RELT 458 



Intercultural Comm Practicum 
OR 

Directed Study (non-Anglo- 
American topic) 

World Geography 
OR 

Cross-Cultural Experience 

Mass Comm & Society (W) 

World Religions (W) 



Minor — Journalism (News Editorial) (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 
JOUR 105 
JOUR 205 
JOUR 208 
JOUR 313 



Hours 
Writing for the Media 3 

News Reporting 3 

Publication Tools & Techniques 3 
Publication Editing 3 



Required Courses, continued Hours 

JOU R 31 6 Mag & Feature Art Writing (W) 

OR 3 

JOUR 356 Advanced Reporting (W) 
JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 

OR 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Comm & Society (W) 



Minor — Media Production (18 Hours) 



Required Courses 
AH l h 214 



Hours 

2 



Lighting 

BRDC 201 Foundations of Broadcasting 3 

BRDC 202 Digital Audio Production 3 

BRDC 227 TV Studio Production 3 

BRDC 327 Digital Video Production 3 

BRDC/COMM/ Elective 1 
JOUR 



Required Courses, continued Hours 

Select three (3) hours from: 
BRDC 417 Electronic Media Mgnt 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Comm & Society (W) 3 



Minor — Nonprofit Leadership (22 Hours) 



Required C o u rs e s 
ACCI 103 



C*ollege Accounting 



'MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

Hours MGNT 344 Human Resource Managements 

3 PREL 233 Intro to the Nonprofit Sector 3 



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PREL368 



Fund Development 



Minor — Photography (18 
Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

JOUR 125 Intro to Photography 3 

JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques3 

JOUR 315 Advanced Photography 3 



Required Courses, continued 



Hours 



PREL370 American Humanics Mgnt 

Institute (AHMI) 1 
PREL 482 The PR Campaign 3 

PREL 498 American Humanics 

Internship 3 

Cognate for American Humanics Certification 

SOCW211 Intro to Social Work 3 



Minor — Public 
Hours) 

Select nine (9) hours from: 

ARTF214 

ARTG 326 

BRDC 291/391 

BRDC227 

BRDC 327 

COMM 326 



Relations (18 



Hours 



Lighting 2 

Digital Imaging 3 

Practicum 1 

Studio Video Production 3 

Digital Video Production 3 

Film Evaluation (W) 3 



Required Courses 

JOUR 105 
PREL 235 
Theory 
PREL 482 



Hours 

Writing for the Media 3 

Public Rel Principles & 

3 

Public Relations Campaign3 



Minor — Sales (19 Hours) 



Required C 
BMKT 327 


ourses 


Hours 


Consumer Behavior 


3 


BMKT 328 


Sales Management 


3 


COMM 103 


Intro to Communication 


3 


PREL 244 


Sales 


2 


PREL 344 


Fundamentals of Advertis 


ing 3 


PREL 354 


Advertising Copywriting 


2 



Select nine 


(9) 


hours of which three (3) hours 


must 






be upper division 


Hours 


CPTE 245/345 


Computer-Aided Publishing 3 


JOUR 205 




News Reporting 3 


JOUR 208 




Publication Tools & 
Techniques 3 


JOUR 313 




Publication Editing 3 


JOUR 465 




Topics in Communication 3 


PREL 344 




Fundamentals of Advertising 3 


PREL 368 




Fund Development 3 


PREL 406 




Persuasion & Propaganda (W)3 


PREL 485 




Public Relations Techniques 3 



Select three (3) hours from: Hours 

BMKT 375 International Marketing 3 

PREL 291/391 Practicum: Sales * 3 

PREL 406 Persuasion & Propaganda 

(W) 3 



BROADCASTING 

BRDC 201. Foundations of Broadcasting 3 hours 

Provides an understanding of broadcasting and related industries. Basic theories and 
practices of radio, television, cable operations, and other electronic media are covered. 

BRDC 202. Digital Audio Production 3 hours 

An introduction to audio production, including use of microphones, digital media, 
non-linear audio editing, recording, mixing, and post-production. Oral communication 
emphasis includes instruction on announcing, interviewing, and other broadcast 
techniques. Lab fee 1 will be assessed for this course. 



BRDC 227. TV Studio Production 3 hours 

An introduction to the basics of producing both studio and multi-camera video 



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programs. Students produce individual and group projects in the School's studio in 
Brock Hall. Emphasis also given to lighting, audio, and video editing. Lab fee 10 will 
be assessed for this course. 

BRDC 314. Broadcast News Writing (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: JOUR202,205. 

Gathering information, interviewing, writing, and editing for the broadcast media. How to 
start, develop, and polish hard news and feature stories by writing to sound and 
pictures. Students write, copy, and produce sound documentaries for the University 
radio station and Adventist World Radio. Lab fee 7 will be assessed for this course. 



BRDC 327. Digital Video Production 3 hours 

Prerequisite: BRDC 227. 

An advanced video production class with a focus on digital video acquisition, non-linear 
editing, and the production of television graphics. Students will produce a series of 
single-camera video projects, utilizing non-linear editing and digital effects programs. 
This course will also include an introduction to video streaming on the Web. Lab fee 
1 will be assessed for this course. 

BRDC 291/391. Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor before arranging for practicum. 
Supervised work in a broadcast station or media production environment. At least 90 
clock hours of work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. 
Procedures and guidelines are available from the School. 

BRDC 417. Electronic Media Management 3 hours 

Prerequisites: B R D C 20 1 . 

An analysis of the challenges involved in planning and operating electronic media 
including personnel, programming, business ethics, community relations, sales, FCC 
policies and promotion. Students interview media managers during field trips to area 
radio, TV, and cable operations. Added emphasis on Christian broadcasting and 
WSMC-FM, the University's 100,000-watt radio station. Case study method is 
involved. 

BRDC 426. TV News Reporting and Performance 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BRDC 314, 227/327 or COMM 31 5. 

Students become reporters, videographers, producers, and anchors for a weekly 
newscast produced in the School's Brock Hall studio. Students learn basics of visual 
storytelling as they use digital equipment to shoot and edit packages for broadcast. In 
addition, each student is required to create a resume (tape) essential for getting a first 
job. Emphasis on visual storytelling and performance skills. Includes lectures and 
one three-hour lab per week. Lab fee 10 will be assessed for this course. (Fall, odd 
years) 

BRDC 445. Senior Project 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Senior standing. 

Required of all B.S. seniors taking the Media Production or Photography Concentration, 
this student-selected, department-approved project demonstrates the student's ability to 
perform in his/her major field. Students in this course meet with their supervising 
professor as needed. A written proposal for a project must be submitted to the 
advising professor by three weeks into the term. Satisfactory completion of this course 
is required before the school grants the bachelor's degree. Graded S for "satisfactory" 
or NC for "not complete." Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

BRDC 265/465. Topics in Broadcasting 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in broadcast and related areas presented in a classroom setting. This 
course may be repeated for credit. 



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BRDC 492. Broadcast/Media Production Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Completion of half the requirements for a major or minor in broadcast 
journalism or media production and School approval before arranging for internship. 
Students work at a broadcast station or media production facility to obtain on-the-job 
experience, preferably during an 8 to12 week period the summer between the junior 
and senior year when no other college course is taken. At least 300 clock hours of 
work experience are required. Procedures and guidelines are available from the 
School. 



BRDC 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

For students who want to do independent research and/or media production. Directed 
study topics will be selected with guidance from the instructor who will serve as a 
consultant to the student in carrying out the project. 



COMMUNICATION 

COMM 103. Introduction to Communication (G-2) 3 hours 

Overview of the development and characteristics of mass media, with emphasis on 
media in the United States including newspapers, radio, television, photography, film, 
sound recording, books, magazines, advertising, public relations, and new media 
technology. Attention is given to theories of communication and how to be a critical and 
discriminating consumer of mass media. 

COMM 135. Introduction to Public Speaking (A-5) 3 hours 

Preparing, presenting, listening, and critiquing speeches of various kinds — particularly 
informative and persuasive ones — with emphasis on the selection and organization of 
supporting material, reasoning, methods of securing interest, persuasive strategies, and 
elements of delivery. (Fall, Winter, Smart Start) 

COMM 230. Intro to Acting 3 hours 

This introductory level course is designed to present fundamental acting techniques to 
students unfamiliar with the theater. In addition, the student will gain a better 
understanding of theater as an art form, as well as learn the basic vocabulary specific to 
theater and acting. 

COMM 315. Scriptwriting (W) 3 hours 

This course provides an introduction to scriptwriting in a variety of forms. Students will 
be introduced to and get experience in the style and preparation of scripts for television, 
corporate video production, documentary and narrative film, motion pictures, animation, 
radio, and stage plays. 

COMM 326. Film Evaluation (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

The primary goal of this class is to help each student develop a set of criteria for 
critically evaluating films. Besides regular assigned reading, class activities include 
discussion of the contributions films make to our culture, studying how films are made, 
and how to write about films. Films are screened as a part of the class and weekly 
evaluation papers based on the screened film are expected. 

COMM 330. Intercultural Communication (W) 3 hours 

"Four trends of the modern world make intercultural communication inevitable: (1) 
technological development, (2) globalization of the economy, (3) widespread population 
migrations, and (4) development of multiculturism," say Howard University's William J 
Starosta and the University of Rhode Island's Guo-Ming Chen. To help students 
communicate and interrelate positively and productively within these current and ever 
changing contexts, this course deals with: communication and culture; cultural 



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perception and values; language and culture; nonverbal communication and culture; 
sociocultural, psychocultural, and environmental influences on the processes of 
communication; intercultural communication ethics; and intercultural relationships, 
adaptation, and listening. 

COMM 336. Interpersonal Communication 3 hours 

Introduces students to the theory, research, and practice of communication in personal 
relationships. Topics include listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, 
emotions, conflict management, and the development and maintenance of effective 
personal relationships. This course utilizes readings and learning activities as well as 
out-of-class activities to help students understand and apply interpersonal 
communication principles. 
COMM 291/391. Intercultural Communication Practicum 1-3 hours 

A course designed for student missionaries, task-force workers, and others serving in 
non-Anglo-American settings. Focuses on similarities and differences between the 
host culture and North American general culture — particularly in how people 
communicate. Activities include assigned reading before departure, journaling on site, 
and a formal paper and presentation after return to campus. Before departing, the 
student is to make all arrangements with a professor assigned by the School of 
Journalism & Communication. 

COMM 397. Communication Research 3 hours 

Introduces students to scientific inquiry and the basic research techniques of 
advertising, communication, journalism, and public relations. Uses interdisciplinary 
approach to explain research methodology and to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, 
and limitations of different research designs. Helps students understand the 
importance of the development and exchange of scholarly information. This class 
should be completed before taking 400 level classes in the School of Journalism & 
Communication. 

COMM 406. Persuasion and Propaganda (W) 3 hours 

Historical origin and contemporary uses of propaganda; the concept of public opinion; 
motivational tools and techniques to achieve public response; characteristics of public 
and how they are influenced. Credit can be applied toward COMM 406 or PREL 406. 



COMM 412. Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 hour 

This course is made up of a series of topics presented in a seminar setting to provide 
students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: resumes, networking, corporate climate, 
interviewing, dress, portfolios, company research, etiquette. Besides listening to guest 
presentations, opportunities will exist to interact with guest lecturers and professors 
about thoughts and theories regarding the area of job acquisition. (Winter) 

COMM 265/465. Topics 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in speech and related areas presented in a classroom setting. Subjects 
covered will determine general education credit status. This course may be repeated for 
credit. 

COMM 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

The content of this course will be adjusted to meet the particular needs of the student. 
Open only to students approved by the School dean in consultation with the prospective 
instructor. This course may be repeated for credit. 

JOURNALISM 
JOUR 105. Writing for the Media (G-2) 3 hours 



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Prerequisite: No less than a "C" in ENGL 101 . 

Basic writing skills for newspaper, magazines, advertising, public relations, online and 

broadcasting, with emphasis on learning the Associated Press Stylebook. 

JOUR 125. Introduction to Photography (G-1) 3 hours 

Instruction in use of the camera and light meter; study of elements that constitute good 
photo composition, darkroom techniques involving film development, negative 
enlargement, and print finishing. Students supply their own 35mm cameras with 
adjustable f-stops and shutter speeds. A limited number of rental cameras are available. 
Two hours of lecture, three hours of laboratory each week. Lab fee 10 will be assessed 
for this course. 



JOUR 205. News Reporting (G-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: JOUR 105. 

News gathering and research techniques; development of news writing skills and style. 
Emphasis on clarity of writing, accuracy, balance and fairness, and on meeting 
deadlines. Students are required to contribute bi-weekly stories to the University's 
newspaper, The Southern Accent. Oral communication emphasis: Interviewing. 

JOUR 208. Publication Tools and Techniques 3 hours 

An introductory course in using computer-based tools in the creation of publications 
such as newsletters, brochures and newspapers. The course integrates elements of 
design with specialized software packages including Photoshop and Quark Express in 
order to prepare photographs, illustrations and text for publication. Lab fee 6 will be 
assessed for this course. 

JOUR 242. Intro to Web Design 3 hours 

Prerequisites: JOUR 208 or CPTE 245/345 or BUAD 245/345 or CPTR 103. 
This course introduces the student to Web design theory and techniques. Both 
commercial and non-commercial sites will be evaluated in class for design elements. 
Students will learn how to use this medium effectively as well as learn how it differs from 
other more traditional media. Besides learning basic design elements and Web writing, 
students will be introduced to HTML programming and learn Web page creation utilizing 
Macromedia Dreamweaver. As an exhibit of the skills learned, each student will design 
a small Web site. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this course. 

JOUR 313. Publication Editing 3 hours 

Prerequisites: JOUR 205, 208. 

Students will learn to edit according to the Associated Press Stylebook; write effective 
headlines and photo captions; select articles, photos, graphics and typefaces; become 
familiar with legal issues and tools that assist in research and fact verification; evaluate 
press estimates; and stay within budget. Use of color and the differences between 
editing for newspapers, magazines, and newsletters will be considered. Students will 
produce a newsletter and develop editing skills through various projects. 

JOUR 315. Advanced Photography (G-1) 2-3 hours 

Prerequisite: JOUR 125. 

Advanced digital photography with emphasis on photojournalism, studio and corporate 
photography. The major focus will be on using the camera in producing photo essays 
and photo collections for exhibit. The course will focus on digital techniques — including 
film scanners, digital processing using Photoshop, and preparing digital photos for 
publication. One hour lecture, three hours of laboratory each week for 2 hours credit. 
Students registering for 3 hours credit will complete extra projects and additional 
laboratory and field work. Lab fee 10 will be assessed for this course. Limited supply 
of digital cameras are available for a $100 rental fee. 



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JOUR 316. Magazine and Feature Article Writing (W) 3 hours 

The study and practice of researching, writing, and marketing non-fiction feature stories 
for magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals. Discusses the writing process from 
idea development and story focus through final revision and marketing of articles via 
query letters to editors. 

JOUR 342. Interactive Online Journalism 3 hours 

Prerequisite: JOUR 242. 

This course builds on the skills a student has acquired in Introduction to Web Design by 
focusing on advanced Web design tools. In this course, the student will utilize 
Macromedia Flash and learn how to produce online photo essays, audio and 
interactivity (e.g., forms and back-end databases); and experiment with best practices 
for Web site navigation and information design. (Winter, odd years) 



JOUR 356. Advanced Reporting (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: JOUR 205. 

Students learn in-depth research and interviewing skills. Emphasis on public affairs 
reporting including assigned articles in politics, government, law enforcement, society, 
science, medicine, education, religion, the arts, and business. Also includes an 
introduction to computer-assisted reporting. (Winter, even years) 

JOUR 291/391. Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor before arranging for practicum. 
Supervised work experience in writing or print journalism. At least 90 clock hours of 
work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. Procedures and 
guidelines are available from the School. 

JOUR 427. Mass Media Law and Ethics 3 hours 

Study of the legal, ethical and constitutional issues affecting the media and the news 
gathering and dissemination process. Concepts of libel, privacy, free press, fair-trial, 
contempt of court, access to information, protection of sources, copyright law, and 
government regulation of the media. 

JOUR 445. Senior Project 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Senior standing. 

Required of all B.S. seniors taking Web Publication, this student-selected, 
department-approved project demonstrates the student's ability to perform in his/her 
major field. Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed. 
A written proposal for a project must be submitted to the advising professor by three 
weeks into the term. Satisfactory completion of this course is required before the 
school grants the bachelor's degree. Graded S for "satisfactory" or NC for "not 
complete." 

JOUR 265/465. Topics in Communication 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in print journalism or related areas of communication. 

JOUR 488. Mass Communication and Society (W) 3 hours 

This course provides for informed student participation in the examination of the role 
and function of the mass media system in the United States. Among the topics 
considered are: the concept of social responsibility as a constraint upon the media; and 
ethical, social, economic and political issues involved in the function of newspapers, 
magazines, radio, television, new media advertising, and public relations. Emphasis on 
reading, writing media critiques, and on analysis of concepts and ideas. 

JOUR 492. Journalism Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of half the requirements for a major or minor in broadcast or 
print journalism and School approval before arranging for internship. 
Students work at a newspaper, magazine, broadcast station, or other agency to obtain 
on-the-job journalism experience, preferably during an 8 to12 week period the summer 
between the junior and senior year when no other college course is taken. At least 300 



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clock hours of work experience are required. Procedures and guidelines are available 
from the School. 

JOUR 295/495. Directed Study 1-4 hours 

For students who want to do independent research and writing in a specialized area of 
the mass media. Directed study topics will be selected with guidance from the instructor 
who will serve as a consultant to the student in carrying out the project. 



PUBLIC RELATIONS 

PREL 233. Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector 3 hours 

This course offers the student an overview of the development and current status of the 
nonprofit sector in the United States with specific focus on youth and human service 
agencies. Students will study the unique philosophical, financial, and administrative 
qualities of this rapidly growing sector of society, as they observe and assess local 
nonprofit agencies at work. 

PREL 235. Public Relations Principles and Theory 3 hours 

Basic Public Relations principles, philosophy, and theory as they relate to the historical 
development and contemporary practice of public relations; analysis of the public 
relations role in business, industry, and nonprofit organizations, and of the functions and 
responsibilities of the public relations practitioner. 

PREL 244. Sales 2 hours 

Principles and techniques of selling products and services based on understanding of 
buyer behavior, time and stress management, and effective persuasion. 

PREL 344. Fundamentals of Advertising 3 hours 

This course is designed to give the student a thorough overview of the business of 
advertising. Principal topics considered include advertising theories, the relationship 
between marketing and advertising, Integrated Marketing Communication, media 
planning, and advertising research. The course also includes an introduction to 
creative direction, copywriting, advertising research, and the process of planning and 
preparing advertisements. 

PREL 354. Advertising Copywriting 2 hours 

Principles and practices in writing and preparing advertising messages for the mass 
media. Analysis of successful advertising copy as well as opportunity for students to 
develop their own copywriting skills are part of the course. Social responsibility and 
ethics of the advertiser and copywriter are an integral part of instruction. 

PREL 368. Fund Development 3 hours 

Study of fund-raising principles and concepts; techniques used in planning, organizing, 
and carrying out a fund-raising campaign; developing prospect lists, writing proposals, 
identifying and training development leadership, and working with foundations. 

PREL 370. American Humanics Management Institute (AHMI) 1 hour 

This course is designed to help students attain their American Humanics certification. 
Sessions held at AHMI give students certification in skills needed for American 
Humanics certification. Lab Fee 12 will be assessed for this course. Travel, food, and 
lodging is not included in lab fee. (Pass/Fail) 

PREL 291/391. Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor before arranging for practicum. 



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Supervised work experience in public relations, advertising, or sales. At least 90 clock 
hours of work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. Procedures and 
guidelines are available from the school. 

PREL 406. Persuasion and Propaganda (W) 3 hours 

Historical origin and contemporary uses of propaganda; the concept of public opinion; 
motivational tools and techniques to achieve public response; characteristics of public 
and how they are influenced. Credit can be applied toward either PREL 406 or COMM 
406. 

PREL 265/465. Topics in Public Relations 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in public relations and related areas presented in a classroom setting. 
This course may be repeated for credit. 



PREL 482. The Public Relations Campaign 3 hours 

The public relations function in the context of the organizational communications and 
decision-making process. Application of communications theory and techniques in 
developing both internal and external communications campaigns; selected case 
studies. 

PREL 485. Public Relations Techniques 3 hours 

Prerequisites: JOUR 205, 208. 

Communication techniques used in public relations to identify and reach specified 
audiences through mass media channels and through controlled media. Preparation of 
press releases, brochures, newsletters, reports, audio-visuals, speeches, and media 
campaigns; planning and conducting special events. 

PREL 492. Public Relations Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Completion of at least half the requirements for a major or minor in 
public relations, advertising, or sales and School approval. 

Students work in the field of advertising, sales, or public relations to obtain on-the-job 
experience, preferably during an 8 to 12 week period the summer between the junior 
and senior year when no other college course is taken. At least 300 clock hours of 
work experience are required. Detailed procedures and guidelines are available from 
the School. 

PREL 295/495. Directed Study 1-4 hours 

For students who want to do independent research and writing in a specialized area of 
public relations, advertising or marketing. Directed study topics will be selected with 
guidance from the instructor who will serve as a consultant to the student in carrying out 
the project. 

PREL 498. American Humanics Internship 3 hours 

Students work in the field of nonprofit organizations to obtain on-the-job experience, 
preferably during an eight to twelve week period during the summer between the junior 
and senior year when no other college course is taken. At least 300 clock hours of 
work experience are required. Detailed procedures and guidelines are available from 
the School. 



WORKSHOPS 

JOUR 175/475. Communication Workshop 1-3 hours 

One semester-hour credit will be available for 40 clock hours of active participation in 
workshops conducted by the School in such areas as free-lance writing, news writing, 
video production, editing newsletters, crisis communication, public relations writing, fund 
raising, writing for student publications, editing student publications, and advising 
student publications. Advanced students may earn additional credits by completing a 
project started during the workshop. May be repeated for credit. (Summer) 



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(A-5) (D-2) (G-1) (G-2) (W) See pages 24-25 and 27-31 for explanation of General 
Degree and General Education requirements. 



Mathematics 



Chair: Arthur Richert 

Faculty: Kevin Brown, Ronald D. Johnson 

Adjunct Faculty: Al Morford 

MATHEMATICS 

Throughout recorded history mathematics and mathematical thinking 
have influenced man's culture to an extent that even many well-educated 
people fail to appreciate. The Elements of Euclid, the invention of a 
place-value numeration system, the invention of the calculus, the 
development of statistical inference, and more recently the development of 
computers, to name just a few, are mathematical contributions to civilization 
which have significantly affected the philosophies, commerce, science, and 
technology of mankind. 

The Mathematics Department seeks to transmit this mathematical 
heritage to the students of Southern Adventist University by (1) introducing 
students to mathematical concepts and techniques and the disciplined, 
logical thinking required to successfully apply them to a variety of 
problem-solving experiences, (2) providing a stage in the formal education of 
professional mathematicians, (3) educating teachers of mathematics, and (4) 
providing appropriate courses for users of mathematics. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

Within a Christian environment of learning, the Mathematics Department 
seeks to provide students with mathematical skills and concepts appropriate 
to their chosen field of study and to prepare mathematics majors and minors 
for distinguished professional performance in mathematics or other fields 
that require a strong mathematical background. 

ASSESSMENT 

All mathematics majors are required to take the Educational Testing 
Service Major Field Achievement Test in mathematics during their senior 
year. The results of this examination are used in ongoing review of the 
departmental curriculum. 



PROGRAMS IN MATHEMATICS 
Major — B.A. Mathematics (30 Hours) 

Required Cognates Hours 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 



Required Courses 


Hours 


MATH 181 


Calculus I 


3 


MATH 182 


Calculus II 


4 


MATH 200 


Elementary Linear Algebra 


2 


MATH 216 


Set Theory and Logic 


2 


MATH 218 


Calculus III 


4 


MATH 318 


Abstract Algebra 


3 


MATH 41 1 


Intermediate Analysis 


3 


MATH 485 


Mathematics Seminar fW) 


1 




Math Electives (7 UD) 


8 



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Major — B.S. Mathematics (40 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Required Cognates (Select Option 1 or 2) Hours 

MATH 181 Calculus I 3 Option 1 

MATH 182 Calculus II 4 CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 

MATH 200 Elementary Linear Algebra 2 CPTR 215 Fundamentals of Software Design 4 

MATH 216 Set Theory and Logic 2 OR 

MATH 218 Calculus III 4 Option 2 

MATH 317 Complex Variables 3 PHYS 21 1-212 General Physics 6 

MATH 318 Abstract Algebra 3 PHYS 213-214 General Physics Lab 2 

MATH 41 1 Intermediate Analysis I 3 

MATH 412 Intermediate Analysis II 3 

MATH 485 Mathematics Seminar (W) 1 

Math Electives (5 UD) 12 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. or B.S. Mathematics 

1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

CPI H 124 Fundamentals of Programg 4 MAI H 182 Calculus II 4 

ENGL 101 College Composition " 3 ENGL 102 College Composition 3 

MATH 181 Calculus I 3 Area B, Religion 3 

Area F-2, Family Sci Area F-1 , Behav Sci 3 

OR 2 Area D-1 /Beg For Lang _3 

AREA F-3, Health Sci ' 16 

Area G-3, Recreation 1 

Area D-1 /Beg For Lang _3 

16 
See pages 24-25 and 27-31 for General Degree and General Education requirements. Note especially requirements ot 
make-up of admissions deficiencies, three writing emphasis courses, and 40 upper division credits. 



Teacher Certification, 7-12 

Secondary certification in Mathematics requires a baccalaureate degree 
and completion of professional education courses (page 114) for licensure. 
Students preparing for secondary teacher certification must include MATH 
215 Statistics and MATH 415 Geometry in the major. See further 
explanations in the Education and Psychology section, beginning on page 
104. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

An endorsement to teach mathematics as an additional field may be 
obtained by completing a major and secondary certification in another field 
and by completing a minor in mathematics that includes the following 
courses (21 hours): MATH 181 Calculus I, MATH 182 Calculus II, MATH 
200 Elementary Linear Algebra, MATH 215 Statistics, MATH 216 Set Theory 
and Logic, MATH 415 Geometry, one three-hour upper-division MATH 
course, and EDUC 438 Curriculum and Content Methods, Grades 
7-12/Mathematics. 

Actuarial Studies 

Students interested in the actuarial profession should consult with 
departmental faculty regarding appropriate courses from the School of 
Business and Management to include in their course of study. 



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Minor — Mathematics (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

MAIH 181 Calculus I 3 

MATH 182Calculus II 4 

Math Electives (6 UD) 1 1 



MATHEMATICS 

MATH 080. Elementary Algebra (A-2) 3 hours (Non-Credit) 

This remedial course covers the content of first-year high school algebra. It is required 
of all students who meet NEITHER of the following criteria: 1 ) ACT math standard score 
of 16 or above; 2) high school Algebra II with a grade of C or better. Tuition for three 
semester hours will be charged for this course. (Winter) 

MATH 090. Intermediate Algebra (A-2) 3 hours (Non-Credit) 

Prerequisite: MATH 080 or exemption. 

Number systems and their properties, exponents and radicals, equations and 
inequalities, polynomial functions and their graphs, systems of equations, logarithms. 
Tuition for three semester hours will be charged for this course. (Fall) 

MATH 106. Survey of Mathematics I (A-2) 3 hours 

Topics chosen from problem solving techniques, numeration systems, the real number 
system, the metric system, financial management, probability, statistics. This course 
does not apply on a major or minor in mathematics. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

MATH 107. Survey of Mathematics II (A-2) 3 hours 

Topics chosen from set theory, logic, algebra, functions (polynomial, exponential, 
logarithmic), systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices, linear 
programming, graph theory, geometry, voting and apportionment. This course does 
not apply on a major or minor in mathematics. MATH 106 is not a prerequisite for 
MATH 107. (Fall, Winter) 

MATH 120. Precalculus Algebra (A-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Either completion of high school Algebra II with a grade of C or better 
and an ACT Mathematics score of 19 or above, or completion of MATH 090 or MATH 
107 with a grade of C or better. 

The real and complex number systems; algebraic equations and inequalities; functions 
and their graphs including polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions; 
conic sections. This course does not apply on a major or minor in mathematics. (Fall, 
Winter, Summer) 

MATH 121. Precalculus Trigonometry (A-2) 2 hours 

Pre or Co-requisite: MATH 1 20 or equivalent. 

The trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric 
equations and identities, trigonometric form of complex numbers, vectors, and other 
applications. This course does not apply on a major or minor in mathematics. (Fall, 
Winter) 

MATH 1 81 . Calculus I 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or a high school precalculus course. 

Differential and integral calculus of the elementary functions (non-trigonometric) 
including limits, continuity, the derivative, computation of derivatives, applications of the 
derivative, the definite integral, the fundamental theorem of calculus, computation of 
antiderivatives, applications of the definite integral. (Fall, Winter) 



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MATH 182. Calculus II 4 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 1 21 or equivalent and MATH 1 81 . 

Precise definitions of limits, calculus of the trigonometric functions, further topics in 
differential and integral calculus, polar coordinates, analytic geometry, parametric 
equations, sequences, infinite series, Taylor series. (Winter) 

MATH 200. Elementary Linear Algebra 2 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 181. 

Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vector spaces, linear 
transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, applications. (Winter) 

MATH 215. Statistics (A-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: An ACT mathematics standard score of 22 or above, or two years of high 
school algebra, or MATH 090, or MATH 1 06, or MATH 107. 

An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics including organization and 
analysis of data, elementary probability, probability distributions (binomial, normal, 
Student's t, chi-square, F), estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, 
nonparametric statistics. (Fall, Winter) 

MATH 216. Set Theory and Logic 2 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 181. 

An introduction to the ideas, terminology, and notation of logic, sets, equivalence 
relations, and functions. The concept of a mathematical proof will be emphasized. 
(Winter) 

MATH 218. Calculus III 4 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 1 82. 

Partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector calculus including Green's theorem, 
Stokes's theorem, and the divergence theorem. (Fall) 

MATH 280. Discrete Mathematical Structures 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 120 recommended; Familiarity with a programming language. 
An examination of many of the mathematical concepts of particular use to computer 
scientists. The topics include set theory, relations, graph theory, combinatorics, 
Boolean algebra, digital logic and circuit design, proof techniques, and finite state 
automata. (Fall) 

MATH 315. Differential Equations 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 1 82. 

Introduction to dynamical systems, solutions of various types of ordinary differential 
equations, systems of linear differential equations, the Laplace transform, applications 
to problems in the physical sciences. (Winter) 

MATH 316. Partial Differential Equations 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 31 5. 

Partial differential equations, Fourier series, boundary value problems, Bessel 
functions, Legendre polynomials. (Fall, even years) 

MATH 317. Complex Variables 3 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 216, 218. 

An introduction to the theory of analytic functions of a complex variable, including 
mappings by elementary functions, complex integration, the Cauchy-Goursat theorem, 
Cauchy's integral formula, power series, Laurent series, the theory of residues, and 
conformal mapping. (Winter, even years) 

MATH 318. Abstract Algebra 3 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 216, 218. 
The structure of groups, rings, integral domains, and fields. (Fall, even years) 

MATH 319. Linear Algebra 2 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 200, 216. 
Finite dimensional vector spaces and the attendant concepts of systems of linear 



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equations, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and 
eigenvectors, inner product spaces. (Winter, odd years) 

MATH 325. Probability Theory 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 182. 

Basic probability theory, combinatorial problems, independence and dependence, 

numerical-valued random phenomena, mean and variance of a probability law, normal, 

Poisson, and related probability laws. (Fall, even years) 
MATH 326. Mathematical Statistics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 215, 218, 325. 

Random variables, conditional probability, standard distributions of random variables, 

distributions of functions of random variables, interval estimation, point estimation. 

(Winter, odd years) 

MATH 411-412. Intermediate Analysis 3,3 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH216,218. 

The real number system, sequences, limits and metric spaces, continuity, uniform 
continuity, introduction to point set topology, properties of the derivative and integral, 
convergence and uniform convergence of sequences and series of functions, 
orderings. (Fall, odd years; Winter, even years) 

MATH 415. Geometry 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 21 6. 

Topics selected from the following: Euclidean geometry, axiomatic systems and finite 
geometries, transformational geometry, hyperbolic geometry, projective geometry, other 
non-Euclidean geometries, applications of geometry. (Fall, odd years) 

MATH 265/465. Topics in Mathematics 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. 

Topics selected from areas of mathematics not covered in other courses. This course 
may be repeated for credit with permission. 

MATH 485. Mathematics Seminar (W) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Permission of Mathematics staff. 

Written and oral reports are made on a variety of topics in mathematics including topics 
in current mathematical literature. Mathematics majors obtaining secondary certification 
must choose topics in the history and philosophy of mathematics. (Fall, odd years) 

MATH 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval by department faculty. 
Individual reading and problem solving in a field chosen in consultation with an 

instructor. This course may be repeated for credit. (On demand) 

EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Mathematics 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Attention is given to methods and materials of instruction, planning, testing, and 
evaluating student performance, and the survey and evaluation of textbooks. (Fall, odd 
years) 



(A-2) (W) See pages 24-25 and 27-31 for General Degree and General Education 
requirements. 



Modern Languages 



Chair: Carlos H. Parra 

Faculty: Carmen Jimenez, Pierre Nzokizwanimana 
Adjunct Faculty: Darwin Ayscue, Claryce Caviness, Magdalena Jesiak, 
Jeffrey Jordan, Gwendolyn Smith 

MODERN LANGUAGES 

The Modern Languages Department at Southern Adventist University 
combines language study with experience abroad and academic courses. 
Southern offers interdisciplinary degrees in French, French Teaching, 
International Studies, Spanish, and Spanish Teaching. The International 
Studies degree will enhance students' ability to live and work in an 
international setting. Students discover French, German, Italian, Spanish 
and Russian not only as living languages but also as reflections of many 
cultures. 

The Modern Languages Department also offers majors in French and 
Spanish, minors in French, German, Italian, and Spanish language courses 
in Italian and Russian, for those students wishing to gain a deeper 
understanding of cultures within a global context through the study of 
language, literature, and society. The French and Spanish majors also 
provides the necessary background for graduate study. In addition, the 
department offers French and Spanish Teaching Licensure majors for 
students interested in secondary education. Students seeking teacher 
certification should also pursue the teaching major. 

The ability to communicate with people is increasingly essential in today's 
global community, and knowledge of other cultures and cultural experiences 
should be a key part of the background of a well-educated individual, 
particularly of those with a sense of world mission. By introducing students 
to another language and giving them opportunity and exposure to experience 
other cultures, the Modern Languages Department at Southern Adventist 
University strives in helping to overcome stereotypes and prejudices, foster a 
spirit of appreciation and inclusiveness, and facilitates easier communication 
and interaction with persons of other languages and cultures. 
MISSION STATEMENT 

The Modern Languages Department at Southern Adventist University 
provides a Christian learning environment that enhances the understanding 
of other cultures, and promotes a global dialogue by widening horizons, 
broadening, perspectives, and deepening self-understanding as a worldwide 
family. 

ASSESSMENT 

The assessment of majors in International Studies consists of three basic 
parts: First the candidates write an evaluation of the departmental program 
to state their perception of the program's effectiveness in achieving its 
objectives. Second, the candidates take a departmental exam to 
demonstrate their degree of success in achieving near native mastery of the 
target language in the areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking. 
Third, the candidates take an oral examination focusing on their knowledge 
and appreciation of the culture of the peoples who speak the target 
language. A key element of this interview is the candidates' ability to 
compare and contrast the target culture with their own, and to show how they 



relate, contribute to, and enrich each other. 

The assessment of students majoring in Spanish, and Spanish Teaching 
consists of a departmental oral and written examination. Candidates will 
demonstrate a passing degree of knowledge and appreciation of Spanish 
speaking cultures, their literary expression, and the ability to understand 
many of the complexities affecting and resulting from the Spanish, and 
Spanish-American experience in their own context and when in contact with 
other cultures not only in the American continent, but in relation to global 
society. The assessment of students majoring in French and French 
Teaching is also a departmental oral and written examination. Candidates 
will demonstrate a passing degree of knowledge and appreciation of French 
speaking cultures, their literary expression, and the ability to understand the 
complexities in their own context not only in Europe and America, but as part 
of global society. 

FOREIGN STUDY 

Adventist Colleges Abroad. Southern Adventist University is a member of 
the consortium of colleges and universities which, under the auspice of the 
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, supports the Adventist 
Colleges Abroad program. ACA provides an opportunity for students of 
French, German, Italian, or Spanish to achieve proficiency in the foreign 
language amid the added advantages of an authentic cultural setting. 
Students can also contact ACA at: www.aca-noborders.org 
The language schools operated by the following institutions are affiliates of 
ACA: in Austria, Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen, Braunau; in France, Centre 
Universitaire et Pedagogique du Saleve, Collonges-sous-Saleve; in Spain, 
Colegio Adventista de Sagunto, Sagunto; in Argentina, Universidad 
Adventista del Plata, Libertador San Martin; in Italy, Istituto Avventista Villa 
Aurora; in Germany, Friedensau Adventist University; and in Mexico, 
Universidad de Montemorelos. 

MAJOR PROGRAMS 

Degrees. B.A. French, International Studies, Spanish, French and 

Spanish Teaching. 

Placement Level. Students who intend to enroll in a French or Spanish 

language course, who have had any background in the language must take 

the "Placement Examination." 

Exceptions. Students who are native speakers or who have otherwise 

acquired advanced language proficiency are encouraged to take the 

"Challenge Examination" offered by the department. Otherwise, students 

with no background in a language must begin at the 1 01 level. 

Departmental Majors. The Modern Languages Department offers language 

courses to satisfy the B.A. language requirement. A major in International 

Studies with emphasis in Spanish, French, German or Italian is offered. 

Majors in French, Spanish, and French or Spanish Teaching are also 

offered. 

Students planning majors or minors should contact the department early in 
their studies for a list of required courses. Those students with questions 
about their major or minor should refer to the Catalog and/or contact Modern 
Languages faculty. Those students with transferred language credit from 
another college or university should meet with a faculty adviser early in their 
studies regarding major or minor course equivalents. 

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all course work that is to 
count toward a department major or minor. 
Departmental Minors. The department offers minors in Spanish, French, 



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German, and Italian. 

Language Emphasis. American Sign Language (ASL), Italian, and 

Russian. 

Teaching Major, Certification. Students planning to obtain Teaching 

certification must include the required professional education courses and 

any additional General Education requirements in their program as outlined 

in the School of Education and Psychology section of this Catalog under 

"Requirements for Certification." 

The student must apply for initial admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section 

of the Catalog. Initial admission is required before a student can enroll in 
upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the principles of Learning and Teaching, and particular 
specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

Students returning from any of Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA), after 
fulfilling studies in French, Spanish, German, or Italian languages must meet 
with the Modern Languages Department Chair upon returning to SAU. This 
meeting is an assessment of the course work finished abroad, and advising 
of subsequent required course work towards a major offered at Southern. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MAJORS 

ALL International Studies majors in Spanish or French MUST take from the 
Modern Languages Department at SAU, two (2) upper division courses upon 
returning from ACA and before graduation. These students will earn a 
minimum grade of "C" (2.00) in these courses. ALL students majoring in 
International Studies with emphasis in French, German, Italian, or Spanish 
MUST take a "Departmental Exit Examination" (DEE) during their last 
semester prior to graduation. Students will earn a minimum grade of "B-" in 
this examination. 

FRENCH AND SPANISH MAJORS 

ALL Spanish/French majors who studied abroad for one (1) full academic 
year at any of our ACA locations (Argentina, France, or Spain), who took a 
Culture and Civilization course equivalent to 3 SH, a literature course also 
equivalent to 3 SH, upon returning to SAU will need to take three (3) upper 
division courses in their majors from the required course list, SPAN/FREN 
490, and cognate courses, if necessary. These courses MUST be taken at 
SAU. These students will earn a minimum grade of "C" (2.00) in all courses. 

If any Spanish/French major has not taken any of the courses mentioned 
above, they MUST take five (5) upper division courses from the Modern 
Languages Department at SAU, SPAN/FREN 490 and cognate courses, if 
necessary. These students will earn a minimum grade of "C" (2.00) in all 
courses. ALL SPAN/FREN majors MUST pass a written/oral "Major 
Comprehensive Examination" (MCE) during their last semester and prior to 
graduation. This examination evaluates candidate's writing, reading, 
speaking, and listening skills in the language of study, and provides a 
platform for analysis and discussion of courses' content in their respective 
majors. Students will earn a minimum grade of "B-" in this examination. 



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BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE 



Major — B.A. French (34 hours) 

Required Core Hours 

ENGL 216 Approaches to Lit 3 

FREN 490 Comprehensive Exam Prep 1 



Select 3 hours from: 



Hours 



ART 342 

ART 349 

ENGL 336 

HIST 471 

HIST 472 



Renaissance Art History 

OR 3 
Medieval Art History 

Medieval & Renaissance Lit 3 

Classics of Western Thought I (W) 3 

Classics of Western Thought II (W) 3 



Select 27 hours from the following courses: 

FREN 207 Intermediate French I 3 

FREN 208 Intermediate French II 3 

FREN 244 French Comp & Conv 3 

FREN 305 French for Business 3 

FREN 344 Adv French Comp & Conv 3 

FREN 350 French Linguistics 3 

FREN 353 Contemp French Culture & Civ 3 

FREN 357 Surv Fren Med & Renais Lit 3 

FREN 358 Surv Fren 1 7* & 1 8 th Cent Lit 3 

FREN 458 Surv Fren 19* & 20 th Cent Lit 3 

FREN 459 Francophone Cultures & Lit 3 

Students majoring in French are required to travel abroad for one (1) 
academic year to conduct studies at ACA (Collonges, France). They are 
also highly recommended to fulfill this requirement during their sophomore 
year . Students who minor in French are STRONGLY ADVISED to study 
one semester or one summer at ACA (Collonges, France). 

NOTE: French-speaking students who completed secondary education in 
France or in a French-speaking country are exempt from this requirement. 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. French 



1st Semester 

COMM 135 
ENGL 101 
FREN 101 



Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Elementary French I 
Area B, Religion 
Area C, History 
AreaG-1, Rec Skills 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
3 

1 

16 



2nd Semester 

ENGL 102 
FREN 102 



College Composition 
Elementary French II 
Area F, Beh Sciences 
Area E, Natural Sciences 
Minor 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 
3 
15 



Major 

Required 

F 



-B.A. French, Teacher Certification, 7-12 (31 hours) 

Core Hours Select 3 hours from : Hours 

FHbN358 Surv Fren 17" & 18 th Cent Lit 

FREN 458 Surv Fren 19* & 20 th Cent Lit 3 



GL 216 Approaches to Lit 3 

FREN 207 Intermediate French I 3 

FREN 208 Intermediate French II 3 

FREN 244 French Comp & Conv 3 

FREN 344 Adv French Com p & Conv 3 

FREN 350 French Linguistics 3 

FREN 353 Content p French Culture 8 Civ 3 

FREN 357 Surv Fren M ed & Renais Lit 3 

FREN 490 Comprehensive Exam Prep 1 



FREN 459 Francophone Cultures & Lit 



Select 3 hours from: 



Hours 



ART 342 Renaissance Art History (W) 

ART 349 Medieval Art History (W) 

HIST 386 Rise of the West (W) 



Students majoring in French who are seeking teaching certification are 
required to travel abroad for one (1) academic year to conduct studies at 
ACA (Collonges, France). They are also highly recommended to fulfill this 
requirement during their sophomore year . Students who minor in French 



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are STRONGLY ADVISED to study one semester or one summer at ACA 
(Collonges, France). 

NOTE: French-speaking students who completed secondary education in 
France or in a French-speaking country are exempt from this requirement. 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 

B.A. French 

Leading to Licensure 7-12 



1st Semester Hours 

COMM135 Intro to Public Speaking 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 

EDUC 137 Intro & Found Sec&Middle Educ 

FREN 101/207 Elem or Intermediate French"* 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 

RELB LD Religion 



2nd Semester 

FREN 102/208 Elem or 



Hours 

Intermediate French II*** 3 



3 
3 
3 

1 
_3 

16 



EDUC 217 Psyc Foundations of Education 

ENGL 102 College Composition 

ENGL 216 Approaches to Literature 

HLED173 Health for Life 

RELT138 Adventist Heritage 



2 
3 
3 
2 
3 
16 



***Student course will depend on student score on placement exam. 



Major — B.A. Spanish (34 hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

SPAN 207 Intermediate Spanish I 3 

SPAN 208 Intermediate Spanish II 3 

SPAN 243 Spanish Comp & Conversation 3 
SPAN 354 Hispanic Civilization & Culture 3 
SPAN 355 Survey of Spanish Literature (W ) 3 
SPAN 356 Survey of Spanish-American Lit 
(W) 3 

SPAN 457 U.S. Latino Literature (W ) 3 

SPAN 458 Mexican-American Lit (W ) 3 

SPAN 490 Comprehensive Exam Prep 1 

ENGL 216 Approaches to Literature 3 



Select 6 hours from: Hours 

HIST 351 Colonial Latin America (W) 3 

HIST 386 Rise of the West (W) 3 

HIST 471 Classics of Western Thought I (W) 3 
HIST 472 Classics of Western Thought II (W) 3 



Students majoring in Spanish are required to travel abroad for one (1) 
academic year , to conduct studies at one of the ACA locations (Argentina or 
Spain). It is highly recommended that students fulfill this requirement during 
their sophomore year . 

NOTE: Native Spanish-speaking students who completed secondary 
education in a Spanish-speaking country are exempt from this requirement. 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Spanish 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


SPAN 101 


Elementary Spanish I 


3 


SPAN 1 02 Elementary Spanish 1 1 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


ENGL 1 02 College Composition 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


Area F, Beh Sciences 


3 




Area B, Religion 


3 


Area E, Natural Sciences 


3 




Area C, History 


3 


Minor 


3 




Area G-1, Rec Skills 


1 
16 




15 



Major — B.A. Spanish, Teacher Certification, 7-12 

SPAN 458 
Required Courses Hours SPAN 490 

ENGL 216 Approaches to Literature 3 

SPAN 207 Intermediate Spanish I 3 

SPAN 208 Intermediate Spanish II 3 

SPAN 243 Spanish Comp & Conversation 3 

SPAN 354 Hispanic Civilization S Culture 3 

SPAN 355 Survey ol Spanish Literature (W ) 3 

SPAN 356 Survey of Spanish-American Lit 

(W) 3 

SPAN 457 U.S. Latino Literature (W ) 3 



(31 hours) 

M exican American Lit (W } 
Comprehensive Exam Prep 



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Select 3 hours from Hours 

HIST 351 Colonial Latin America (W) 3 

HIST 386 Rise of the West (W) 3 

HIST 471 Classics of Western Thought I (W)3 
HIST 472 Classics of Western Thought II (W)3 

Students majoring in Spanish who are seeking teaching certification are 
required to travel abroad for one (1) academic year , to conduct studies at 
one of the ACA locations (Argentina or Spain). It is highly recommended 
that students fulfill this requirement during their sophomore year . 

NOTE: Native Spanish-speaking students who completed secondary 
education in a Spanish-speaking country are exempt from this requirement. 
Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Spanish 
Leading to Licensure 7-12 

1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 3 hUUC 217 Psyc Foundations of Education 2 

EDUC137 Intro & Found Sec&Middle Educ 3 ENGL 102 College Composition 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 ENGL 216 Approaches to Literature 3 

PEAC225 Fitness for Life 1 HLED 173 Health for Life 2 

SPAN 101/207 Elem or Intermediate Spanish*** 3 RELT 138 Adventist Heritage 3 

RELB LD Religion _3 SPAN 102/208 Elem or Intermediate Spanish*** _ 

16 16 

***Student course will depend on student score on placement exam 

Major — B.A. in International Studies with emphasis in French, German, 
Italian, or Spanish (36 Hours) 

1. Language Component 24 hours 

• Intermediate level of language 

(French, German, or Spanish) 

prior to travel to ACA is 

strongly recommended 6 hours 

• One year of Interm-Adv language courses at 

ACA including 3 semester hours in 

Culture and Civilization and 

and 3 semester hours in Literature/History 18 hours 

2. Humanities Component (at SAU) 12 hours 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

ENGL 445 Ancient Classics (W) 3 

HIST 387 Europe in the Nineteenth Century (W) 

OR 3 

HIST 388 Contemporary Europe (W) 

COMM 330 Intercultural Communication (W) 3 

TOTAL 36 hours 



Major — B.A. International Studies, French Emphasis (36 Hours) 

Required Courses Semester Hours Required Courses, continued Semester Hours 

FREN 207 Intermediate French I 3 FREN 341 Adv Grammar 

FREN 208 Intermediate French II 3 FREN 351 Adv Oral Expression I 

FREN 221 Intermediate Composition FREN 376 French Civilization 

FREN 251 Intermediate Oral Exp 

FREN 301 French History 

FREN 321 Adv Composition I 

FREN 331 Orthography 

Major — B.A. International Studies, German Emphasis (36 Hours) 



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Required Courses 

GRMN 207 



Semester Hours 

Intermediate German 



3 

GRMN 208 Intermediate German 3 

GRMN 21 1 Intermediate Written Expression 
GRMN 221 Intermediate Reading 

Comprehension 
GRMN 254 Survey of German Lit 



Required Courses, continued Semester Hours 

GHMN 301 Advanced Oral Expression 
GRMN 31 1 Advanced Written Expression 
GRMN 321 Advanced Reading Comprehension 
HIST 204 European Civilization 



Major — B.A. International Studies, Spanish Emphasis (36 Hours) 



Required Courses Semester Hours 

SPAN 207 Intermediate Spanish I 3 

SPAN 208 Intermediate Spanish II 3 

SPAN 261 Interm Spanish Composition 

SPAN 271 Interm Span Conversation 

SPAN 351 Adv Spanish Grammar 

SPAN 361 Adv Spanish Composition 

SPAN 371 Adv Spanish Conversation 



Required Courses, continued Semester Hours 
ACAin Spain: 

SPAN 312 Spain and Its Culture 
SPAN 331 History of Spanish Lit 

ACA in Argentina: 

SPAN 332 Latin American Literature 
SPAN 342 History of Argentina 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. International Studies, French, German, Italian, Spanish 



1st Semester Semester Hours 

"SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I 3 

HIST 175 World Civilization 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 

MATH 106 Survey of Math I 3 

RELT125 Life & Teachings of Jesus _3 

15 

'French, German, or Spanish 



2nd Semester Semester Hours 

"SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II 3 

ENGL 102 College Composition 3 

HMNT 205 Arts and Ideas 3 

PEAC PE course 1 

PSYC128 Developmental Psych 3 

COMM135 Intro to Public Speaking _3 

16 



Minor — French (18 Hours) 
Hours) 

Required Courses 

FREN 207 Intermediate French I 
FREN 208 Intermediate French II 

FREN 244 
FREN 344 
FREN 350 
FREN 353 



Minor — German 



(18 



Hours 

3 

3 



French Comp & Convers 3 

Adv French Comp & Conv 3 

French Linguistics 3 

Contemp French Culture & Civ 3 



Minor — Italian (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

1 1 AL 207 Interm Italian I (or equiv ACA) 3 

ITAL 208 Interm Italian II (or equiv ACA) 3 
At Villa Aurora (Italy): 

GEOG 313 Geography of Italy 
ITAL 303 Italian History 
ITAL 313 Advanced Italian Culture 
ITAL 351 Advanced Grammar 
ITAL 361 Advanced Composition 
ITAL 371 Advanced Conversation 



Required Courses Hours 

207-208 Intermediate Language 6 

UD Language Courses 6 

Elective Language Courses 6 



Minor — Spanish (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

SPAN 207 Intermediate Spanish I 3 

SPAN 208 Intermediate Spanish II 3 

SPAN 243 Comp & Conversation 3 

SPAN 354 Hispanic Culture & Civ 3 

SPAN 355 Survey of Spanish Lit 3 

SPAN 356 Survey of Span-Amer Lit 3 



The beginning language courses, 101-102, are excluded from the minor. Students desiring 
a language minor must earn 12 credits beyond the intermediate level either at SAU or 
through ACA (at Bogenhofen or Friedensau). 



DESCRIPTION OF COURSES 



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I. Courses Offered at the SAU Campus 

FRENCH 

FREN 101. Elementary French I (D-1) 3 hours 

This is a foundation course in basic language skills. Students who have any 
background in French must take the language placement examination. Students 
should contact department for details on specific scores. This course develops 
listening and reading strategies with emphasis on oral and written forms of 
communication. Laboratory work required. (Fall) 



FREN 102. Elementary French II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 101 or score a minimum of 296 on placement examination or 
approval of the department. 

This course is a continuation on the development of basic language skills. Written 
and oral communication is strongly emphasized. It concentrates on developing the 
ability to use the language creatively to deal with daily life situations within the 
French-speaking context. Laboratory work required. (Winter) 

FREN 207. Intermediate French I (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 102 or score a minimum of 356 on placement examination or 
approval of the department. 

Review and expansion of grammar/vocabulary as students develop speaking, writing, 
reading, and listening skills. Readings and discussions focus on topics related to the 
culture of the French-speaking world. Laboratory work required. (Fall) 

FREN 208. Intermediate French II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 207 or score a minimum of 440 on placement examination or 
approval of the department. 

Continues the review and expansion of grammar/vocabulary as students develop 
speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Readings and discussions focus on 
topics related to the culture of the French-speaking world. Laboratory work required. 
(Winter) 

FREN 244. French Composition and Conversation 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 208 or approval of the department. 

Course designed to enhance oral and written proficiency along with vocabulary 
expansion and to review grammatical structures. It emphasizes description and 
narration, extending to the broader French-speaking world. FREN 244 and 344 is a 
sequence particularly suggested for students who minor in French. (Fall) 

FREN 305. French for Business 3 hours 

Prerequisite: A minimum of one (1 ) academic year at Collonges (ACA) prior to 
taking this course. 

This course seeks to develop knowledge and proficiency in the French economic and 
business world. It includes vocabulary review; practice of oral and written expression, 
marketing, banking, employment, job hunting, interviewing, accounting, and publicity. 
Written expression of business correspondence are some of the topics discussed. 

FREN 344. Advanced French Composition and Conversation 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 208 and FREN 244 or approval of the department. 
Designed to enhance oral and written proficiency along with vocabulary expansion and 
to review grammatical structures. It focuses on Nous and Les Autres, incorporating 
description and narration, extending to the broader French-speaking world, 
incorporating current events and argumentation along with vocabulary study and 
grammar refinement. FREN 244 and 344 is a sequence particularly suggested for 
students who minor in French. (Fall) 



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FREN 350. French Linguistics 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 208 and FREN 244 or equivalent or approval of the department. 
An intensive course designed to enhance oral and written proficiency along with 
vocabulary expansion. It focuses on the study of syntax, morphology, phonetics, and 
phonology as components of the generative grammar of the French language. Open 
to eligible students returning from ACA. This course is required for majors in French. 
(Fall) 

FREN 353. Contemporary French Culture and Civilization 3 hours 

Prerequisite: FREN 244 or approval of the department. 

This course focuses on contemporary French culture and civilization and emphasizes 
social, political, and artistic trends, and intellectual movements that have contributed 
to the institutions and character of modern France. Course conducted entirely in 
French. (Winter) 



FREN 357. Survey of French Medieval and Renaissance Literature (D-2)W 3 hours 
Prerequisites: FREN 244 and ENGL 21 6 or approval of the department. 
Close reading and discussion of selected works from the period (eleventh through 
sixteenth centuries) viewed in the socio-historical, intellectual, and artistic context: 
Chanson de Roland, Roman de Renart, Aucassin et Nicolette, Farce de Maitre 
Pathelin, and works by Chretien de Troyes, Villon, Rabelais, the Pleiade, and 
Montaigne. 

FREN 358. Survey of French 17 th and 18 th Centuries Literature (D-2) (W)3 hours 
Prerequisites: FREN 244 and ENGL 21 6 or approval of the department. 
This course is a study of neo-classical tragedy and comedy as illustrated in select 
texts of Corneille, Mohere, Racine, Marivaux, and Beaumarchais. It experiments in 
narrative fiction, including works by Mme de Lafayette and Prevost. The art of 
epistolarity: Pascal and thepolemical letter, Mme de Sevigne and the personal letter, 
Voltaire and the traveler's letter. Focus on topics: preciosite and sensibility; feminism 
and modernity; rationalism and esprit critique. 

FREN 458. Survey of French 19 th and 20 th Centuries Literature (D-2) (W)3 hours 
Prerequisites: FREN 244 and ENGL 21 6 or approval of the department. 
Studies the main literary works and currents in the modern era in their historical 
context. Based on an interdisciplinary approach linking literary theory with history, 
sociology, and psychology. Works studied: Chateaubriand, Rene; Balzac, Le Pere 
Goriot; Hugo, Hernani; Baudelaire, Les Fleurs du mat; Gide, La Symphonie 
pastorate; Camus, L'Etranger; Duras, Moderato Cantabile. 

FREN 459. Francophone Cultures and Literatures (D-2)(W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: FREN 244 and ENGL 21 6 or approval of the department. 
This course proposes a cultural and literary journey based on a variety of texts 
throughout the main French-speaking regions of the world: the African continent, 
South East Asia, French Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, the French-speaking islands 
of the Caribbean. This approach is inteded to stress and place into perspective these 
geographical and national entities. Guest-speakers closely related, either as native 
speakers or by their professional experience to French-speaking Africa, Canada, or 
the Caribbean will be invited when available. 

FREN 265/465. Topics in French 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in French presented in a classroom setting. Subjects covered will 
determine how the course applies to the major. This course may be repeated for 
credit. 

FREN 490. Comprehensive Examination Preparation 1 hour 

Designed to provide academic support for French majors who will be taking the 



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departmental written examination required for graduation. Faculty will meet with the 
student regularly to assure the student has covered all materials pertinent to this 
examination. French majors must take this course prior to graduation in the last 
semester. 

FREN 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Emphasizes individual, directed study. Designed for students who want to conduct 
independent research in a specific subject of modern languages. Faculty will assist 
student with selection of topic and serve as consultant for the project. This course is 
limited primarily to the department majors and must be approved by the Chair of 
Modern Languages. 



GERMAN 

GRMN 101. Elementary German I (D-1) 3 hours 

A foundation course in the basic language skills. Laboratory work is required. 
Students who have not taken any German language must enroll in GRMN 101 . This 
course develops listening and reading strategies with an emphasis on oral and written 
forms of communication. (Fall)* 

GRMN 102. Elementary German II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: GRMN 101 or approval of the department. 

This course is a continuation on the development of basic language skills. Oral and 
written communication are strongly emphasized. Laboratory work is required. 
(Winter)* 

GRMN 207. Intermediate German I (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: GRMN 1 02 or approval of the department. 

Continued emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. There is, 
however, an increased emphasis on reading and writing skills through short selections 
in German. Laboratory work is required. Students may get credit by passing a 
"challenge examination" with a B grade. For information on the examination, students 
should refer to SAU Catalog (p. 44) and/or Modern Languages faculty for details. 
(Fall)* 

GRMN 208. Intermediate German II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: GRMN 207 or approval of the department. 

This course maintains a strong emphasis on listening and speaking skills. Through 
reading of more extensive texts and informal writing as a support for speaking, it 
develops oral fluency toward more effective narrative. Laboratory work is required. 
Students may get credit by passing a "challenge examination" with a B grade. For 
information on this examination, students should refer to SAU Catalog and/or Modern 
Languages faculty for details. (Winter)* 

*NOTE: Those students who have any background in German must seek departmental permission 
to enroll in any German course other than GRMN 101. 



ITALIAN 

ITAL101. Elementary Italian I (D-1) 3 hours 

Introduces students to the basic principles of the language necessary for written and 
oral communication. Emphasis placed on developing the ability to use the language 
creatively to talk about oneself and to deal with daily life situations within the Italian 
cultural context. Laboratory work required. (Fall) 

ITAL 102. Elementary Italian II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ITAL 101 or approval of the department. 

Continues ITAL 101. This course further develops the student's ability to 
communicate in Italian, both orally and in writing. Students will speak, read, and write 



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about such topics as advice and opinions, the future, and hypothetical situations, while 
at the same time gaining insights into the culture of Italy. Laboratory work required. 
(Winter) 

ITAL 207. Intermediate Italian I (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ITAL 102 or approval of the department. 

This course requires a fairly good foundation in the basic principles of the language. 
Students improve their communication skills by discussing and writing about 
various topics drawn from readings focused on Italian culture. Review of grammar is 
included. Laboratory work required. 

ITAL 208. Intermediate Italian II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ITAL 207 or approval of the department. 

Continues ITAL 207 and requires a good foundation in the basic principles of the 
language. Students improve their communication skills by discussing and writing 
about various topics drawn from readings focused on Italian culture. Although review 
of grammar is included, it is not necessarily stressed. Laboratory work required. 



MODERN LANGUAGE 

MDLG 165/266. Topics in Modern Languages 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in modern languages presented in a classroom setting. Subjects 
covered will determine how the course applies to the major. This course may be 
repeated for credit. 

MDLG 240. American Sign Language I (D-1) 3 hours 

An introductory class in American Sign Language designed for the student with little or 
no signing experience. Course focus is on developing beginning sign communication 
for basic conversational usage. 



MDLG 241. American Sign Language II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MDLG 240 or equivalent. 

A continuation of American Sign Language I with an ongoing emphasis on expressive 
and receptive sign communication development. Further attention is placed on ASL 
grammar and deaf culture. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree must check 
with their School/Department prior to taking this course. 

MDLG 265. Spanish for Health Professionals (D-1) 3 hours 

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals who 
need to communicate with Spanish-speaking clients. In this course, students will 
develop health-related vocabulary in context; situational dialogues and responses; 
communication patterns; body language; and higher understanding of specific 
expressions and responses commonly used by health professionals when interacting 
with Spanish-speaking clients . This course will not count toward any of the majors 
offered by the Modern Languages Department . Open to all but primarily for Allied 
Health, Nursing, Pre-Med, Wellness, and Social Work majors. (Winter) 



SPANISH 

SPAN 101. Elementary Spanish I (D-1) 3 hours 

A foundation course in basic language skills. Students who have any background in 
Spanish language must take the language placement examination. Students should 
contact department for details on specific scores. This course develops listening and 
reading strategies with an emphasis on oral and written forms of communication. 
(Fall) 

SPAN 102. Elementary Spanish II (D-1) 3 hours 



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Prerequisite: SPAN 101 or score a minimum of 296 on placement examination or 

approval of the department. (Winter) 

This course is a continuation on the development of basic language skills. Oral and 

written communication are strongly emphasized. Laboratory work is required. 

(Winter) 

SPAN 207. Intermediate Spanish I (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 102 or score a minimum of 356 on a placement examination or 
approval of the department. 

Continued emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. There is, 
however, an increased emphasis on reading and writing skills through the study of 
short selections of Spanish literature. Laboratory work is required. Students may 
get credit for this course by passing a "challenge examination" with a B grade. For 
information on this examination, students should refer to SAU Catalog and/or Modern 
Languages faculty for details. (Fall) 

SPAN 208. Intermediate Spanish II (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 207 or score a minimum of 440 on a placement examination or 
approval of the department. 

This course maintains a strong emphasis on listening and speaking skills. Through 
reading of more extensive texts and informal writing as a support for speaking, it 
develops oral fluency and more effective narrative. Laboratory work is required. 
Students may get credit for this course by passing a "challenge examination" with a B 
grade. For information on this examination, students should refer to the SAU Catalog 
and/or Modern Languages faculty for details. (Winter) 

SPAN 243. Composition and Conversation (D-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 208 or approval of the department. 

An intensive course aiming at proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and 
writing in Spanish. This course is conducted in Spanish with a high emphasis on 
elaboration of formal writing. This course offers an opportunity for students to 
participate at a higher level of language fluency, both, oral and written. (Fall) 



SPAN 354. Hispanic Culture and Civilization 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 243 or approval of the department. 

A course designed to study the social, political, economic, artistic, intellectual, and 
religious aspects of Spanish-speaking society, their diversity of cultures, their 
interaction, and their past and present projection toward participation in a global 
arena. (Winter) 

SPAN 355. Survey of Spanish Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 243 and ENGL 216 for Spanish/Spanish Teaching majors or 
approval of the department. 

This course is designed to study the history and development of Spanish literature, the 
many factors affecting literary productions, and the analysis of contemporary Spanish 
society. As a survey, this course contemplates Medieval Spanish literary productions 
to present literary movements in Spain. (Fall) 

SPAN 356. Survey of Spanish-American Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 243 and ENGL 216 for Spanish/Spanish Teaching majors or 
approval of the department. 

This course is designed as a survey of Spanish-American literary production from 
travel writing in the Sixteenth Century to contemporary literary productions in the many 
cultures of countries understood as the Americas. (Winter) 

SPAN 360. Spanish Through Genre Analysis (W) 3 hours 



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Prerequisites: ENGL 21 6; SPAN 243. 

This course is a historical study of some major literary works from Spain and Spanish 
America as presented in short story, novel, drama, poetry, and essay. Special 
emphasis given to political impact, social context, and individual characteristics of 
literary works chosen. This course will be conducted entirely in Spanish and will 
focus on active speaking, reading, text analysis, and writing. 

SPAN 457. U.S. Latino Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with ENGL 457. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

Prerequisite: SPAN 243 and ENGL 21 6 or approval of the department. 

This course is designed to approach literary productions of U.S. Latinos and their 

cultural significance in contemporary U.S. society. The inevitable linguistic encounter 

on a common "national" space of literary production presents a variety of works that 

project a social struggle, a political agenda, and a beauty of narrative by 

non-canonical authors in the U.S. (Fall, alternate years) 

SPAN 458. Mexican-American Literature (D-2) (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SPAN 243 and ENGL 216 or approval of the department. 
This course is designed to contemplate the literary production of "border" Spanish 
speakers, and their linguistic evolution into what is known today as Chicano/a 
literature. Such space of production also reflects and portrays a level of militancy that 
affects, and is projected through, this literary space. A variety of topics (including 
participation on U.S. economy) are geared to understand the cultural differences 
among Spanish speakers in the cultural space known as "America." (Winter, odd 
years) 

SPAN 265/465. Topics in Spanish 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in Spanish presented in a classroom setting. Subject covered will 
determine how the course applies to the major. This course may be repeated for 
credit. 

SPAN 490. Comprehensive Examination Preparation 1 hour 

This particular course is a time designed to provide academic support for Spanish 
majors who will be taking the departmental written examination required for 
graduation. Faculty will meet with the student regularly to assure that the student has 
covered all materials pertinent to this examination. Spanish majors must take this 
course prior to graduation in the last semester. 



SPAN 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

A course emphasizing individual directed study. This course is for students who want 
to conduct independent research in a specific subject of modern languages. Faculty 
will assist student with selection of topic and serve as consultant for the project. This 
course is limited primarily to the department majors and must be approved by the 
Chair of Modern Languages. 

II. Courses offered at the ACA language schools 

For a complete listing of courses available for credit at the ACA campuses, see the 
2006-07 ACA Catalog in Southern Adventist University's Modern Languages 
Department. 



EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Languages 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. 
Attention is given to methods and materials of language instruction, planning, testing, 



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and evaluating student performance; they survey and evaluation of textbooks 
appropriate for language teaching and learning is also included. 



(D-1) (D-2) (W) See pages 27-31 for General Education requirements. 



Ichoolof Music 



Dean: W. Scott Ball 

Faculty: Gennevieve Brown-Kibble, Peter J. Cooper, Judith Glass, 

Laurie Redmer Minner, Ken Parsons, Julie Penner 
Adjunct Faculty: Martha Boutwell, Bob Burks, John Burroughs, Laura Elder, 

Robert Hansel, Gordon James, Elaine Janzen, Nora Kile, Bruce Kuist, 

Mark Reneau, Sherilyn Samaan, Clinton Schmitt, Patricia Silver, James 
Stroud, 

Nikolasa Tejero, Hazel von Maack, Gary Wilkes 

MUSIC 

The faculty of the School of Music believes that music is one of the arts 
given to humankind by his Creator to be used in the worship of God and to 
enhance the quality of life. In harmony with this philosophy, course work is 
offered that meets the needs of the general university student as well as 
music majors and minors. 

The School of Music offers two baccalaureate degrees, the Bachelor of 
Music degree in music education and the Bachelor of Science degree in 
music. Both degrees require courses in music theory and history, as well as 
a high level of achievement in a major performance area. The Bachelor of 
Music degree emphasizes the skills necessary for teaching music, with 
special emphasis on the training of teachers for the Seventh-day Adventist 
school system. The Bachelor of Science degree affords the student the 
opportunity to choose one of three tracks: (1) General, (2) Music Theory 
and Literature, (3) Music Performance. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

Music majors must fulfill all the general admission requirements of the 
University. Acceptance to the University, however, does not guarantee 
admission to the School of Music as a music major. The prospective music 
major is required to take written and aural entrance examinations in music 
theory and a performance examination in the applied area. To obtain 
Freshman Standing as a music major, the student must qualify for MUCT 
111, Music Theory I and MUPF 189, Concentration. Continuation in the 
music program is contingent upon satisfactory progress toward a degree 
measured by regular assessment checkpoints, described in the following 
pages. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 

Functional Piano: All music majors must demonstrate keyboard 
proficiency by passing a piano proficiency examination or successfully 
completing Class Piano 1-4. Keyboard proficiency includes the ability to 
play hymns, scales, triads, arpeggios, several moderately easy compositions 
and accompaniments, and harmonize simple folk melodies. Students will 
take a piano placement test during the first week of the first semester in 
residence. 

Applied Music Credit: One semester hour of credit will be given for twelve 
half-hour lessons with a minimum of four hours of practice per lesson. 
Performance Concentration grades are assigned following a jury examination 
at the end of each semester. (See Music Lesson Fees under Financial 
Policies section of this Catalog.) 



Concert and Recital Attendance: Full-time music majors (students taking 
12 or more credits) are required to attend, as a non-performer, six School 
approved concerts per 

semester, except for the student teaching semester. Attendance shall include 
faculty recitals, student junior and senior recitals, and music general recitals. 
Failure to meet this requirement will nullify music major status. 

Music Ensemble Participation: All music majors are required to 
participate in an appropriate music ensemble every semester in full-time 
residence (12 or more hours). During the student teaching semester, 
students are exempted from this requirement. Teacher certification 
candidates must, however, complete eight hours of appropriate ensembles. 
Appropriate ensembles are defined as follows: string majors, Symphony 
Orchestra; wind and percussion majors, Wind Symphony; voice majors, SAU 
Chorale; keyboard majors, any of the above. Students are encouraged to 
participate in a variety of other ensembles as time permits. 

ASSESSMENT 

The School of Music has an ongoing program of student assessment. 
This program includes the following: 

1. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS 

a. Concentration : 

Music Performance Concentration (MUPF 189, 389) grades will 
be based on the student having met the following criteria: 

1 . Completed at least 1 2 lessons for the semester. (One-half hour 
lesson=one semester hour credit; one hour lesson=two 
semester hours credit.) 

2. Practiced a minimum of four hours each week for each semester 
hour of credit. The student will keep a "Daily Practice Log" for 
his/her verification of meeting this requirement. (Two semester 
hours of credit=eight hours of practice per week.) 

3. Studied, completed, and performed sufficient literature to 
warrant the credit hours for which the individual is registered. 
(The number, length, and/or difficulty level of the work(s) studied 
and of the work(s) prepared for performance are the basis for 
this criterion. Where appropriate, other factors such as 
memorization will be considered.) 

4. Performed on at least one Music General Recital during the 
semester. Organ students may meet this requirement through 
a service performance (e.g. convocation, evensong, worship 
service). 

5. Completed the end of the semester jury examination and 
received a performance grade as determined by the Music 
Faculty (50%) and the Private Lesson Instructor (50%). 
Unsatisfactory performance in any item above will negatively 
affect the final Performance Concentration grade. 

A grade of C- or lower will not count toward the Performance 
Concentration requirements. 

A grade of C or lower for two consecutive semesters will result 
in the student being dropped as a Music Major. Reinstatement 
can be achieved only by applying to the Music Faculty and 
successfully completing an audition for reinstatement in the 
Performance Concentration area. Audition for reinstatement may 
be requested only once. 

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Applied Music (MUPF 129, 329) grades will be based on the 
student having met the following criteria. 

1 . Completed at least 1 2 lessons for the semester. (One-half hour 
lesson=one semester hour credit; one hour lesson=two 
semester hours credit.) 

2. Practiced a minimum of four hours per week for each semester 
hour of credit. The student will keep a "Daily Practice Log" for 
his/her verification of meeting this requirement. (Two semester 
hours credit=eight hours practice per week.) 

3. Studied, completed, and performed sufficient literature at the 
individual student's level to warrant the credit hours for which 
the individual is registered. 

Unsatisfactory performance in any item above will negatively 
affect the final Applied Music grade. 

2. APPLICATION TO MUSIC MAJOR TRACK 

Music majors with Freshman Standing must apply to the Music Faculty for 
acceptance to a specific track upon completion of the freshman year. The 
following tracks are available: B.Mus. Music Education; B.S. Music/General; 
B.S. Theory and Literature; B.S. Performance. The faculty's decision is based 
upon the following: 

a. Satisfactory progress in academic coursework (minimum of 2.5 grade point 
average in MUCT and MUHL courses). 

b. Satisfactory progress in performance area (based on jury evaluations). 

c. Other criteria specific to Music Education and Performance concentrations. 

3. SOPHOMORE EVALUATION AND JUNIOR STANDING 

Music majors must apply for junior standing at the end of the sophomore year. 
These requirements are as follows: 

a. An overall grade point average of 2.00 for the Bachelor of Science degree 
and 2.75 for the Bachelor of Music degree. 

b. A grade point average of 2.75 in all music courses. 

c. Demonstration of keyboard proficiency. 

d. Completion of MUCT 21 1 -21 2,221 -222. 

e. Completion of at least four hours of MUPF 189: Concentration. 

Faculty evaluation of the application for junior standing will result in the 
student's receiving one of the following classifications: (a) Pass, Bachelor of 
Music; (b) Pass, Bachelor of Science; (c) Probation; (d) Fail. Junior Standing 
requirements must be met at least two semesters before graduation. 

4. SENIOR RECITAL 

All music degree candidates will present a senior recital. The student must be 
registered for private instruction while preparing for the senior recital. A faculty 
audition of the complete program must be scheduled at least three weeks 
before the recital date. Junior Standing as a music major is prerequisite to 
scheduling the faculty audition of the senior recital. Unsatisfactory 
performance at this audition will result in a rescheduling of the recital date. 

Following the senior recital, the music faculty will vote either to accept the 
performance or to require all or portions of the recital to be repeated. The 
student will not be cleared 

for graduation until successful completion of the senior recital. Upon music 
faculty approval, the senior recital requirement may be partially fulfilled through 
a conducting or chamber music performance. 

5. SENIOR ASSESSMENT EXAMINATION 

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standardized Major Field Achievement Test. The results of this examination will 
be used to help determine the effectiveness of the music program and the 
competency level of the graduates. 

BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE IN MUSIC EDUCATION 

The Bachelor of Music degree in music education meets state and 
denominational certification requirements. Students must apply for admission 
to the Teacher Education Program through the School of Education and 
Psychology prior to taking upper division education courses. Each student 
will be responsible to determine the additional courses 

that may be required for certification in the state of his/her choice. This 
information can be obtained at the School of Education and Psychology. 

State certification and graduation requirements for Music Education 
majors include passing the Praxis II Specialty Test in Music Education at the 
480 level. 

The following General Education requirements apply only to students 

pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree: 

A. Basic Academic Skills 15 hours 

1 . English 6 hours 

2. Mathematics 3 hours 

3. Computer 3 hours 

4. Intro to Public Speaking 3 hours 

B. Religion 12 hours 

1. Biblical Studies (RELB) 3 hours 

2. Religion: RELT 138, 255 6 hours 

3. Upper division elective 

3 
hours 



C . History 6 hours 

D. Language, Literature, Fine Arts ..3 hours 
1 . Literature 

3 hours 

E . Natural Sciences 6 hours 

1 . Biology 
0-3 hours 

2. Chemistry 0-3 
hours 

3 . Physics 
0-3 hours 

4 . Earth Science 

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F. Behavioral, Family, Health Sciences5 hours 
1. HLED 173, PSYC 128 

G. Activity Skills 2 hours 

1. Recreational Skills (PEAC 225 

required) 



TOTAL 4 9 hours 



Music Core (30 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

MUG I 111-112 Music Theory I, II 6 

MUCT 121-122 AuralTheoryl.il 2 

MUCT 21 1-212 Music Theory III, IV 6 

MUCT 221 222 Aural Theory III, IV 2 

MUCT 313 Orchestration and Arranging 3 

MUHL118 Musical Styles & Repertories 2 

MUHL 320-323 Music history courses (W) 8 

MUPF 273 Basic Conducting 1 



Vocal/General Endorsement (32-36 Hours) 

A. Voice Concentration (32) 

Applied Concentration 14 hours 

Appropriate Ensemble(s) 8 hours 

MUED 317 Voice Pedagogy 2 hours 

MUPF 225 Singers Diction I 2 hours 

MUPF 373 Choral Conducting 2 hours 

MUPF 374 Instrumental Conducting 2 hours 

MU Elective 2 hours 

B. Keyboard Concentration (36) 

Applied Concentration (Piano or Organ) 14 hours 

Applied Music (Voice) 4 hours 

Appropriate Ensembles 8 hours 

MUED 317 Voice Pedagogy 2 hours 

MUPF 279 Service Playing (Organ majors) 1 ,1 hours 

OR 
MUPF 289 Accompanying (Piano majors) 

MUED 316 Piano Pedagogy 2 hours 

OR 
MUED 318 Organ Pedagogy 

MUPF 373 Choral Conducting 2 hours 

MUPF 374 Instrumental Conducting 2 hours 

Instrumental Endorsement (36 Hours) 

Concentration 

(one instrument: wind, string, or percussion) 14 hours 

Applied Music 

(one instrument from family outside of concentration 1,1) 2 hours 

Appropriate Ensembles 8 hours 

MUED 236 String Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

MUED 246 Brass Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

MUED 256 Woodwind Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

MUED 266 Percussion Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

MUED 276 Vocal Methods and Techniques 2 hours 



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MUPF 374 Instrumental Conducting 2 hours 

Vocal/General and Instrumental Endorsement 

An applicant for endorsements in both areas above may complete a 
minimum of ten semester hours in methods and materials, provided both are 
represented. 

Professional Core (36 Hours) 

MUED Courses: 

MUED 250 Technology in Music Education 2 

MUED 331 Music in the Elementary School 3 

MUED 332 Music in the Secondary School 3 

MUED 439 Pre-Student Teaching Seminar 1 

EDUC Courses: 

EDUC 129 Introduction to and Foundations of Elementary Education 

OR 3 

EDUC 137 Intro to and Foundations of Secondary and Middle School 
Education 

EDUC 217 Psychology Foundations of Education 2 

EDUC 240 Education for Exceptional Children and Youth 2 

EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Education (W) 2 

EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 

EDUC 422 Behavior Management — Secondary 2 

EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Areas 2 

EDUC 469 Enhanced Student Teaching K-12 12 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 



The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must 

take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the appropriate section 
of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the particular specialty 
test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.Mus. Music Education 

1st Semester Hours 

EDUC 129 Intro to & Found of Elem Educ 

OR 3 

EDUC 137 Intro to & Found of Sec&Middle Educ 
ENGL 101 College Composition 3 

HIST Area C-1, Elective 3 

MUCT111 Music Theory I 3 

MUCT121 Aural Theory I 1 

MUPF 103 Class Piano I 1 

MUPF 189 Applied Concentration 2 

Music Ensemble 1 

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2nd Semester 


Hours 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


MUCT112 


Music Theory II 


3 


MUCT122 


Aural Theory II 


1 


MUHL118 


Musical Styles & Repertories 


2 


MUPF 104 


Class Piano 2 


1 


MUPF 189 


Applied Concentration 


2 


RELT 255 


Christian Beliefs 
Music Ensemble 


3 

1 

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The Bachelor of Science in Music degree indicates the study of music 
within a liberal arts degree framework. This program is designed to meet 
the needs of students who wish to major in music irrespective of specific 
career aspirations. 

Major— B.S. Music (46-60 Hours) 

Music Core (35 Hours) 



Required Courses 

MUG I 111-112 Music Theory I, 



MUCT 121-122 Aural Theory I, 
MUCT 21 1-212 Music Theory III, IV 
MUCT 221-222 Aural Theory III, IV 
MUHL 1 1 8 Musical Styles & Repertories 

MUHL320 Music of the Middle Ages & 

Renaissance fW)2 



Hours 

6 
2 
6 
2 
2 



Required Courses, continued 



Hours 



MUHL 321 Music of the Late Renaissance 

and Baroque Era (W)2 
MUHL 322 Classic & Romantic Music (W) 2 
MUHL 323 Music in the 20* Century (W) 2 

MUPF273 Basic Conducting 1 

Appropriate Music Ensembles 8 



General Track (11 Hours) 



Required Courses 
MUPF 189 



MUPF389 



Concentration 
Concentration 
UD Theory Elective 



Hours 

4 

4 
3 



Music Theory and Literature Track (16 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Cognate Requirement 



e q u 

MUPF 189 Concentration 

MUPF 389 Concentration 

MUCT 313 Orchestration & Arranging 

OR 
MUCT 315 Compositional Techniques 

MUCT 413 Analysis of Musical Forms 

MUHL 485 Music Seminar 



Hours 

4 

4 



\ll 205 Arts and Ideas 



Hours 



Foreign Language through the Intermediate Level6 
(French or German required) 



Music Performance Track (23-25 Hours) 

Students are accepted into this track by audition only. 



Required Courses 

MUPF 189 



Hours 



Concentration 

MUPF 389 Concentration __ 8 

MUCT 413 Analysis of Musical Forms 3 

Cognate Requirement 

Foreign Language through the Intermediate Level6 
(French or German required) 



4-6 



Specific area requirements as follows : Hours 



For Piano Majors (4 Hours) 

MUED316 Piano Pedagogy (2) 
MUPF 289 Accompanying (1,1) 



For Voice Majors (6 Hours) 

MUED 31 7 Voice Pedagogy (2) 
MUPF 225-226 Singers Diction I, II (2,2) 

For Organ Majors (4 Hours) 

MUED 318 Organ Pedagogy (2) 
MUPF 279 Service Playing (1,1) 

For Orchestra/Band Instrument (4 Hours) 





MUPF 334 Chamber Music (1,1) 
MUPF 344 Instrumental Literature (2) 




Sample Freshman Year Sequence 




B.S. Music 


1st Semester 

ENGL 101 
MUCT 1 1 1 


Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

College Composition 3 ENGL 102 College Composition 3 
Music Theory I 3 MUCT 112 Music Theory II 3 



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MUCT121 
MUPF103 
MUPF189 



Aural Theory I 
Class Piano I 
Applied Concentration- 
Instrument/Voice 
Music Ensemble 
Area B, Religion 
Minor or Elective 



1 

1-2 

1 

3 

2 

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MUCT122 Aural Theory II 

MUHL118 Musical Styles & Repertories 

MUPF104 Class Piano 2 

MUPF189 Applied Concentration— 

Instrument/Voice 
Music Ensemble 
Area A-2, Mathematics 



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1 

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Minor — Music (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

MUCT 111-112 Music Theory land II 6 

MUHL118 Musical Styles and Rep 2 

MUPF 189 Concentration 2 

MUPF273 Basic Conducting 1 
Choose one of the following: 

MUHL320, 321,322, 323 2 

Upper Division Electives 4 

Music Elective 1 



CHURCH MUSIC 

MUCH 216. Music in the Christian Church (D-3) 3 hours 

A historical, theological, and liturgical survey of music in the Christian Church, from its 
roots in the Jewish synagogue to contemporary trends in worship, with particular 
emphasis on hymnology. (Winter) 

MUCH 315. Church Music Materials and Administration 3 hours 

The study of worship philosophies, denominational political hierarchies, liturgies, 

ensemble organization, appropriate music literature for performance and administrative 
procedures. Students are required to prepare service music for services of various 
denominations. 

MUSIC THEORY 

MUCT 101. Basic Musicianship I 2 hours 

A course designed to introduce students to the elements of music, including pitch and 
rhythmic notation, key and time signatures, major and minor scales, and intervals. A 
keyboard component is included. This course does not apply toward a major or minor 
in music. 

MUCT 102. Basic Musicianship II 2 hours 

Prerequisite: MUCT 101 or permission of instructor. 

A continuation of MUCT 101, studying triads, seventh chords, and their application 
within the tonal system, concluding with principles of voice leading and root position 
part writing. A keyboard component is included. MUCT 101 and MUCT 102 will be 
accepted as substitute for MUCT 111, Music Theory I, if completed with "A" (90 percent 
or higher.) 

MUCT 111-112. Music Theory I and II 3,3 hours 

Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on placement examination. 

A study of the elements which render music of all periods aurally and visually 
comprehensible, within simple forms and a variety of textures from one to four voices. 
Music Theory I may not be repeated more than once. 

MUCT 121-122. Aural Theory I and II 1,1 hours 

A laboratory for the development of keyboard and sight-singing skills related to the 
materials introduced in MUCT 111-112. Music majors must take this concurrently with 
MUCT 111-112. This is a computer assisted course. 



MUCT 211-212. Music Theory III and IV 



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Prerequisites: MUCT 1 1 1 -1 1 2. 

An expanded and intensified study of the structure of music as begun in MUCT 

111-112. In MUCT 212, contemporary music is emphasized. 

MUCT 221-222. Aural Theory III and IV 1 > 1 hours 

Keyboard and sight-singing applications of materials studied in MUCT 211-212. Music 
majors must take this concurrently with MUCT 211-212. This is a computer-assisted 
course. 

MUCT 313. Orchestration and Arranging 3 hours 

Prerequisites: MUCT111-112. 

The ranges, capabilities and limitations, and transpositions of orchestra and band 
instruments. Idiomatic scoring of short works for vocal and instrumental chamber 
groups, small orchestra, and band. Performance of exercises and analysis of scores is 
emphasized. (Winter, even numbered years) 

MUCT 315. Compositional Techniques 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MUCT 21 2. 

An introduction to the process and experience of musical composition. Students will 
explore perceptions of repetition, variation, and contrast as elements in artistic 
construction. They will experiment with rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic aspects of 
musical gesture and their effects, particularly in small musical forms. (Fall, odd 
numbered years) 

MUCT 413. Analysis of Musical Forms 3 hours 

Prerequisites: MUCT 21 1 -21 2 or permission of instructor. 

An analytical study of musical structure from the smallest units of form to the more 
complex music of all historical periods. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

MUCT 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Individual study open to music majors and other qualified students. Content to be 

arranged. Approval must be secured from the School Dean prior to registration. May be 
repeated up to a total of three hours. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

MUSIC EDUCATION 

MUED 231. Music and Movement: A Sequential Approach 2 hours 

Prerequisite: ED UC 129, EDUC 137, or approval of instructor. 

A survey of the structure of music including music fundamentals, movement to music, 
performance skills, listening skills, and the integration of music into life activities. This 
course does not apply toward a major or minor in music. 



MUED 236. String Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

The study of the stringed instruments, including methods and materials for class and 
private instruction. Observation of classroom and private instruction is required. 
(Winter, even numbered years) 

MUED 246. Brass Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

A study of tone production, performance techniques, embouchure, fingerings, practical 
pedagogic techniques, and simple repairs. A survey of literature for the instruments 
and evaluation of teaching methods. Observation of classroom and private instruction 
is required. (Fall, even numbered years) 

MUED 250. Technology in Music Education (A-4) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: CPTE 100 or equivalent. 

A course designed to help music students develop skills in the use of computers in 
music education. Students will become proficient in the use of MIDI, and of music 
notation and sequencing programs. They will sample and learn to use computer 



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programs in the music department and teaching administration and in the teaching of 
music theory, appreciation, performance, literature, history, and ear training in grades 
K-12. (Fall, odd numbered years) 

MUED 256. Woodwind Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

A study of tone production, performance techniques, embouchure, fingerings, practical 
pedagogic techniques, and simple repairs. A survey of literature for the instruments 
and evaluation of teaching methods. Observation of classroom and private instruction 
is required. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

MUED 266. Percussion Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

The study of the percussion instruments, including methods and materials for class and 
private instruction. Observation of classroom and private instruction is required. (Fall, 
odd numbered years) 

MUED 276. Vocal Methods and Techniques 2 hours 

A study of tonal production, performance technique, breath management, vocal diction 
and practical pedagogical techniques with attention to the care and maintenance of a 
healthy voice. Observation of classroom and private instruction is required. (Fall, 
even numbered years) 

MUED 316. Piano Pedagogy 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Two hours of MUPF 189 or equivalent. 

Methods, materials, and procedures for private and class piano instruction; planning a 
complete program for pupils on various grade levels including technic, repertoire, and 
musicianship. Observation and teaching are required. (Fall, odd numbered years) 

MUED 317. Voice Pedagogy 2 hours 

Prerequisite:! via hours of MUPF 189 or equivalent and permission of instructor. 
Methods, materials, and procedures for private and class voice instruction; testing and 
classification of voices; physiological and psychological problems of voice production 
and diction. Observation and teaching are required. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

MUED 318. Organ Pedagogy 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Two hours of MUPF 189 or equivalent. 

Methods, materials, and procedures for instruction in organ; accompaniment of church 
services; registration of organ literature on various types of organs. Observation and 
teaching are required. (Fall, even numbered years) 

MUED 331. Music in the Elementary School 3 hours 

A study of music teaching-learning methods, materials and strategies for K-8 students. 
Basic concepts of musical organization, musical skills, and literature for the classroom. 
The course will include a survey of age-appropriate choral and instrumental repertories. 
Observation of classroom teaching is required. (Fall, even numbered years) 



MUED 332. Music in the Secondary School 3 hours 

A study of music teaching-learning methods, materials and strategies for 9-12 students. 
Theories and practices in secondary school music, attention to music administration, 
discipline, curricular developments in music education, evaluation procedures 
appropriate to the music classroom. The course will include a survey of 
age-appropriate choral and instrumental repertories. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

MUED 439. Pre-Student Teaching Seminar 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 
A seminar in which the student is oriented to student teaching, including curriculum, 

lesson planning, professional relationships, and other matters related to student 

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MUSIC HISTORY 

MUHL 115. Listening to Music (D-3) 3 hours 

A course designed to acquaint the student with the major composers, musical styles, 
and forms of Western music. Two listening periods per week are required. This course 
does not apply toward a major in music. 

MUHL 118. Musical Styles and Repertories (D-3) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: MUCT 1 1 1 or permission of instructor. 

A global introduction to musical style and literature designed for music majors and 
minors. Emphasis is upon aural recognition as folk, popular, and classical traditions 
are studied within their historical and cultural contexts. One listening period per week 
is required. (Winter) 

MUHL 120. Music in the United States (D-3) 3 hours 

A study of the significant musical trends that have evolved during the four centuries of 
the nation's history. This course also examines the socio-historical contexts that have 
fostered differing musical traditions. Topics include folk and traditional musics, art 
music, sacred music, popular music, and music for theatre and film. (Fall) 

MUHL 320. Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (D-3) (W) 2 hours 
Prerequisites: MUHL 1 1 5 or 1 1 8; MUCT 1 1 1 -1 1 2, or permission of instructor. 
A survey of the important figures, trends, styles, and genres in Western Europe, 
beginning with musical thought and practice in ancient Greece and culminating in the 
High Renaissance of the 16 th century. (Fall, odd years) 

MUHL 321. Music of the Late Renaissance and Baroque Era (D-3) (W)2 hours 
Prerequisites: MUHL 115 or 118; MUCT 111-112, or permission of instructor. 
Beginning with the Reformation and Counter-Reformation, the course traces the history 
of western music to the mid-1 8th century with the principal composers, styles, and 
genres of the Baroque period. (Winter, even years) 

MUHL 322. Classic and Romantic Music (D-3) (W) 2 hours 

Prerequisites: MUHL 115 or 118; MUCT 111-112, or permission of instructor. 
A study of the major composers, genres, and stylistic trends in Europe and the United 
States from the mid-1 8th century through the 19th century. (Fall, even years) 

MUHL 323. Music in the Twentieth Century (D-3) (W) 2 hours 

Prerequisites: MUHL 1 15 or 1 18; MUCT 1 11-112, or permission of instructor. 
The diversity of musical styles in the modern and post-modern eras taught from a global 
perspective, emphasizing the expanded musical vocabulary of western art music 
through its incorporation of popular and folk elements, and non-Western theories and 
techniques. (Winter, odd years) 

MUHL 465. Topics in Music 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in music presented in a classroom setting. Subjects covered will 
determine how the class applies to the major. This course may be repeated for credit. 

MUHL 485. Music Seminar 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. 

A seminar focusing on a particular composer, style, genre, or issue within the history of 
music. This course may be repeated for credit. 



INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP INSTRUCTION 

"Criteria for Music Performance Concentration Evaluation and Music 
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MUPF 103, 104, 105, 106. Class Piano 1-4 (G-1) 1,1,1,1 hour 

A four-semester course sequence designed to develop basic piano skills, from the 
playing of scales, chords, and simple melodies to the accomplished performance of 
hymns and piano repertoire. Students will study scales, arpeggios, cadences, 
standard piano literature and hymns, accompaniments, and improvised harmonization. 
Students will be placed at the appropriate level based on the results of the piano 
placement test. 

MUPF 108. Group Instruction (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Class instruction in beginning-intermediate voice, beginning piano, or beginning 
classical guitar. The instruction emphasizes acquisition of basic techniques and solo 
performance. A minimum of four hours of practice and/or listening outside of class is 
required. May be repeated for credit. 

MUPF 129. Applied Music (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, or orchestral instrument. One-half hour lesson 
and a minimum four hours practice per week are required for each hour of credit 
granted. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

MUPF 189. Concentration (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Prerequisites: Performance examination for freshman standing. For music majors and 
minors. 

Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, or orchestral instrument. One-half hour 
lesson and a minimum four hours practice per week are required for each hour of credit 
granted. Private lessons for voice majors and minors include attendance at a weekly 
voice performance class. All students must perform on at lease one Music General 
Recital and complete a Jury Examination at the end of the semester. May be repeated 
for credit. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

MUPF 225. Singers Diction I (G-1) 2 hours 

An introduction to the study of Italian, German, French, and English pronunciation, 
using the International Phonetic Alphabet. (Fall, odd numbered years) 

MUPF 226. Singers Diction II (G-1) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: MUPF 225 or permission of instructor. 

The advanced study of Italian, German, French, and English pronunciation, using the 
International Phonetic Alphabet. (Winter, even numbered years) 

MUPF 273. Basic Conducting (G-1) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: MUCT 1 1 1 

The development of basic conducting skills, focusing on beat patterns, expressive 
gestures, score preparation and rehearsal techniques. (Fall) 

MUPF 279. Service Playing (G-1) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Two hours MUPF 189 (organ) or permission of instructor. 
The development of skills requisite to playing both liturgical and non-liturgical services, 
including hymn playing, choral and solo accompanying, conducting from the console, 
improvisation and modulation, and selection of appropriate preludes, offertories, and 
postludes. Performance experience required. May be repeated for credit. 



MUPF 289. Accompanying (G-1) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Two hours MUPF 189 (piano) or permission of instructor. 
The development of skills requisite to accompanying solo, choral, congregational, and 
worship service performance. Performance experience required. May be repeated for 
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MUPF 308. Group Voice Instruction (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Intermediate to advanced voice. The instruction will emphasize voice techniques 
through vocalises and solo performance (both in class and for recitals.) May be 
repeated for credit. 

MUPF 329. Applied Music (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Two hours of MUPF 129 or permission of instructor. 
Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, or orchestral instrument. One-half hour lesson 
and a minimum four hours practice per week are required for each hour of credit 
granted. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

MUPF 334. Chamber Music (G-1) 1 hour 

Study and performance of chamber literature for various combinations of strings, brass, 
woodwinds, and percussion from the earliest examples to works of the 20* century. 
May be repeated for credit. 

MUPF 344. Instrumental Literature (G-1) 2 hours 

Study and performance of solo literature for strings, brass, woodwinds, or percussion 
from the earliest examples to works of the 20 lh century. 

MUPF 373. Choral Conducting (G-1) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: M U P F 273 . 

The study of choral conducting, including the basic elements of tonal development, 
diction, vocal problems, formal structure, analysis, style, administration and a general 
survey of choral literature. Development of conducting technique in class and 
rehearsal settings. (Winter, odd numbered years) 

MUPF 374. Instrumental Conducting (G-1) 2 hours 

Prerequisite: M U P F 273 . 

The study of band and orchestral scores, covering elements of style, form, and 
interpretation. Emphasis on instrumental problems and transpositions. Development 
of baton technique through conducting instrumental ensembles. (Winter, even 
numbered years) 

MUPF 389. Concentration (G-1) 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior Standing as Music Major or approval of music faculty. 
For music majors and minors. Private instruction in voice, piano, organ, or orchestral 
instrument. One-half hour lesson and a minimum four hours practice per week are 
required for each hour of credit granted. Private lessons for voice majors and minors 
include attendance at a weekly voice performance class. All students must perform 
on at least one Music General Recital and complete a Jury Examination at the end of 
the semester. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

Courses MUPF 108, 129, and 329 are open to any student of the University as 
elective credit toward the B.A. or B.S. degree. The music major or minor may not 
apply these toward his applied music concentration. Students desiring to study 
organ must pass the Functional Piano Examination. 

Courses MUPF 189 and 389 are courses primarily for the music major and 
minor, but they may be elected by anyone who passes the examination for 
freshman standing. Jury examinations are required with these course numbers. 

The following performance areas may be studied: voice, piano, classical guitar, 

organ, violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, 
trumpet, French horn, euphonium, trombone, baritone tuba, and percussion 
instruments. 



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CHORAL ENSEMBLES 

Choral ensembles are open to all University students through audition. Each 
ensemble meets three periods per week and offers one hour credit each 
semester. Regular attendance at performances and rehearsals, including dress 
rehearsals, is required. 

Ensembles for which academic credit is granted are organized and sponsored 
by the members of the music faculty. All may be repeated for credit. 

MUPF 118/318. 1 Cantori (G-1) 1 hour 

A carefully balanced SATB chamber choir comprised of students with advanced vocal 
potential and experience. In addition to their distinctive chamber choir experience, 
members of I Cantori form the leadership core for Bel Canto and Die Meistersinger. 
Performance opportunities include a variety of on-campus presentations and 
off-campus tours. Must be members of Bel Canto or Die Meistersinger. Membership 
commitment is expected for the entire academic year. 

MUPF 119/319. Bel Canto (G-1) 1 hour 

A choral ensemble for women with beginning through advanced levels of experience. 
Bel Canto functions independently and also with Die Meistersinger as a combined 
SATB ensemble. Performance opportunities include a variety of on-campus 
presentations. 

MUPF 158/358. Die Meistersinger Male Chorus (G-1) 1 hour 

A choral ensemble for men with beginning through advanced levels of experience. Die 
Meistersinger functions independently and also with Bel Canto as a combined SATB 
ensemble. Performance opportunities include a variety of on-campus presentations. 

MUPF 188/388. Vocal Ensemble Experience (G-1) 1 hour 

A course designed to provide credit for participants in major choral works, musical 

productions, and other school-sponsored vocal activities. This course does not fulfill the 
music ensemble requirement for music majors. 

INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES 

Instrumental ensembles are open to all University students through audition. 
Each ensemble meets three periods per week and offers one hour credit each 
semester. Regular attendance at rehearsals and performances is required. 

Course numbers MUPF 178 and 378 do not fulfill the music ensemble 
participation requirement for music majors except those taking a keyboard 
concentration. Music majors other than those taking a keyboard concentration 
who wish Instrumental Ensemble Experience credit must be registered 
concurrently in Wind Symphony or Symphony Orchestra. 

Ensembles for which academic credit is granted are organized and sponsored 
by members of the music faculty. All may be repeated for credit. 

MUPF 128, 328. Wind Symphony (G-1) 1 hour 

A large touring ensemble of woodwind, brass, and percussion players performing a wide 
variety of Grade 4-6 (Advanced) wind literature, both sacred and secular. Membership 
commitment is expected for the entire academic year. 

MUPF 138, 338. Symphony Orchestra (G-1) 1 hour 

A large touring ensemble that performs standard orchestral works from the Classical, 
Romantic, and Modern periods. Membership commitment is expected for the entire 
academic year. 



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MUPF 178, 378. Instrumental Ensemble Experience (G-1) 1 hour 

A course designed to provide credit for chamber ensembles or, in the case of keyboard 
majors, significant accompanying experience. 



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NONDEPARTMENTAL Co U R S E S 



COOP 265/465. Cooperative Education 1-6 hours 

This course allows students to receive credit for work experience. The assignments 
must be a specific program designed as an internship with an agreed upon description 
of the type of work, arrangements for supervision, and methods of evaluation. One hour 
of credit requires a minimum of 50 work hours. A maximum of six credit hours of 
cooperative education may be applied to a degree. 

NOND 080/090. Academic Power Tools hours [Non-Credit] 

This course is designed to assist students make a successful transition to university life. 

Course materials will focus on academic skills, time management, career choice, 
relationships with peers and professors, and sources of assistance to resolve problems. 

An additional fee of $604 is charged above the flat-rate tuition fee. 

NOND 099. Student Missions Orientation hours [Non-Credit] 

This class is administered by the University Chaplain. 

A course designed to help students better understand cultural differences, interpersonal 
relationships, health care for others and themselves, social and monetary problems, 
personal qualifications for service, and relevant denominational policies for overseas 
service. The class is required by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist for 
those under appointment as student missionaries. The class is also a prerequisite for 
students participating in the North American Division Task Force Program. (Winter) 

NOND 227-228. Christian Service I, II 6,6 hours 

This class is administered by the University Chaplain. 
Prerequisite: NOND 099. 

A two-semester sequence for elective credit only, designed for student participants in 
the North American Division Task Force and Student Mission Program. The credit is 
primarily field work characterized by Christian witnessing and other assignments. Other 
activities may be designated. Students may earn six credit hours by completing one 
semester or twelve credit hours by completing a full academic year. Periodic reports 
from the students and on-site supervisors may be required. A rebate of 
$3,325/semester to cover 90% of the tuition ($3,105) and the full general fee ($220) 
applies to these classes. The policy for tuition refunds applies. The date the college 
receives notification of withdrawal will be the official withdrawal date. May not be 
repeated for credit. 



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Dean: Barbara James 

Faculty: Pamela Ahlfeld, Desiree Batson, Judith Dedeker, Bonnie Freeland, 

Holly Gadd, David Gerstle, Lorella Howard, Jaclynn Huse, Dana 
Krause, 

Sylvia Mayer, Callie McArthur, Christine Moniyung, Carmen Plott, 

Elizabeth Snyder, Shirley Spears, Judy Winters 
Coordinator of Nursing Admissions and Progression: Linda Marlowe 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the School of Nursing is to provide a Christian learning 
environment that values academic excellence and fosters personal and 
professional growth to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and 
communities. 

ASSOCIATE AND BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS 

The School of Nursing (SON) program at Southern Adventist University 
leads to a baccalaureate degree (BS) in nursing with the option to exit at the 
associate degree (AS) level. Students entering the nursing program are 
encouraged to declare the BS degree when they apply to the University. 
Registered nurses with an AS degree from a nursing program accredited by 
the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) may 
progress into baccalaureate level nursing or accelerated Registered Nurse 
(RN) to Master of Science (MSN) program. Diploma and AS degree 
graduates from a non-accredited program will be evaluated on an individual 
basis. 

The nursing curriculum is based on the Neuman Systems Model (NSM) 
which emphasizes wholistic health. The curriculum leads to an Associate 
of Science degree in nursing which may be completed in four semesters, 
plus a summer once the student begins clinical nursing courses. Upon 
completion of the AS degree requirements, the student is eligible to take 
National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). 

The curriculum in the BS Program enhances professional opportunities 
through study in theoretical and clinical nursing. The program may be 
completed in two to three semesters. 

The accelerated RN to MSN program allows the RN to combine 
baccalaureate and masters level course work in a condensed program of five 
to six full-time semesters. Accelerated program emphases include Adult 
and Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and a dual degree 
MSN/MBA with a focus on Health Care Administration (see SAU Graduate 
Catalog tor complete program information). 

A limited number of students are accepted into each program in Fall and 
Winter semesters of each year. 

A well-equipped Learning Resource Center (LRC), clinical skills 
laboratory, and a tutorial program, Assisting Students to Achieve 
Professionally (ASAP) are provided to facilitate learning. 

POLICIES 

Students admitted to nursing courses will accept personal responsibility 
for their learning and professional behavior. Each student contracts to abide 
by policies as stated in the SON Student Handbook. 

Students will be expected to provide their own transportation for all 



clinical appointments. 

A laboratory fee is assessed per AS clinical class and per BS nursing 
class to help offset expenses which are not covered by regular tuition. 

The Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBN) and other State Boards reserve 
the right to deny licensure if the applicant has committed a crime other than 
a minor traffic violation. The SON reserves the right to deny admission to or 
remove students from 

the nursing program who have records of misconduct, legal or otherwise, 
that would jeopardize their professional performance. 

The SON reserves the right to revise, add, or withdraw policies and/or 
courses as necessary to ensure a quality nursing program. 

ACCREDITATION 

The programs in nursing are fully accredited by the National League for 
Nursing Accrediting Commission (61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, 
(212)363-5555, ext. 153). They are approved by the TBN. 

ASSESSMENT 

The SON has a comprehensive assessment program. AS and BS 
students are required to complete standardized competency examinations 
throughout the nursing curriculum. The AS graduate is eligible to take the 
NCLEX-RN examination. The TBN requires an annual pass rate of 85% or 
higher on the NCLEX-RN for a school to maintain approval. 

PROGRAMS IN NURSING 

Major — B.S. in Nursing (68 Hours) 

(Includes 29 hours of AS level courses) 

Required Courses * Hours Required Cognates Hours 

AS Level Courses 29 CHEM 111 Survey of Chemistry I 3 

NRSG305 Adult Health III 4 CHEM112 Survey of Chemistry II 3 

NRSG309 Nursing Seminar 4 SlkT.?!? Christian Ethics 3 

Mnc-/--oH^ a i- 5c- t »• .■ < u nun v SOC 349 Aging and Society W) 3 
NRSG316 Applied Statistics for Health ProfI a a ' ( ' 

NRSG322 Transitions in Professional Nrsg3 Required General Education " Hours 

NRSG328 Nursing Assessment 3 Area B, Religion 3 

NRSG340 Community Health Nursing(W) 5 Area C-1, History 3 

NRSG389 Nursing Pharmacology 3 * rea CorD 3 

NRSG434 Pathophysiology 3 Area G-3, PE 1 

NRSG 485 Nursing Leadership & Mgmt 3 

NRSG491 Senior Nursing Practicum 2 

NRSG 497 Research Methods in Nrsg (W) 3 
Nursing Electives*** 3 

Contact the School of Nursing for a suggested sequence of courses. 



"Course requirements vary for students in the accelerated RN-MSN program (See SAU 
Graduate Catalog). 

"Graduates of a state-approved associate degree nursing program will be considered to have 
met the general education requirements for the first two years of the program, with the 
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Competency. If ENGL 101-102, COMM 135, PEAC 225, math, or computer competency 
requirements were not included in the AS program, they must be taken in fulfillment of the 
BS degree General Education requirements. A maximum of 72 semester hours will be 
accepted from a college where the highest degree offered is the AS degree. 
'Nursing electives must be at the upper division level. 



Major — A.S. Nursing (37 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

NRSG106 Fundamentals I 4 

NRSG107 Fundamentals II 4 

NRSG126 Adult Health I 4 

NRSG130 Mental Health 4 

NRSG191 Nursing Practicum 1 

NRSG212 Childbearing Family 4 

NRSG 226 Adult Health II 4 

NRSG231 Child Health 4 

NRSG 305 Adult Health III 4 

NRSG 309 Nursing Seminar 4 



Required Cognates Hours 

BIOL 101-102 Anatomy & Physiology 8 

BIOL 225 Microbiology 4 

NRNT125 Nutrition 3 

PSYC129 Dev Psych for Nursing 2 

Required General Education 

COMM 135 Introduction to Public Speaking 3 

ENGL 101-102 College Composition 6 

Area A-2, Math (if needed) 3 

Area-A-4, Computer 

Competencies 3 

(or waiver) 

Area B, Religion 6 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 



ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

The final decisions on acceptance and progression in nursing are made 

by the SON. Declaration as a nursing major is not the equivalent of 
acceptance to the SON. Minimum requirements for admission to nursing 
courses are listed below: 

1 . Acceptance to Southern Adventist University. 

2. A diploma from a four-year accredited high school or the equivalent. 

3. Evidence of mental and moral fitness. References or information may 
be required. 

4. A minimum of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language 
(TOEFL) for students whose native language is not English. 

5. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR 
certification that must be maintained throughout the nursing program. 

6. Signed release for a criminal background check. 

7. Signed release for drug screen. 

8. Foreign student transcript evaluation by World Education Services. 
The cost for this evaluation will be paid by the applicant. The number 
of credits accepted for transfer to Southern Adventist University may 
vary from those listed on the evaluation, in accordance with the 
policies of Southern Adventist University. 

9. Evidence through a health verification form and all required tests, 
including immunizations, that student is in good health and free from 
communicable diseases. 

10. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, students must 
be, with reasonable accommodation, physically and mentally capable 
of performing the perform the essential functions of the program. The 
Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progression 
developed by the Southern Council on Collegiate Education for 
Nursing include: 

a. Critical thinking ability sufficient for clinical judgment. 

b. Interpersonal abilities sufficient to interact with individuals, 

families, and groups. 



Communication abilities sufficient for interaction with others in 
verbal and written form. 



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d. Physical abilities sufficient to move from room to room and 
maneuver in small spaces. 

e. Gross and fine motor abilities sufficient to provide safe and 
effective nursing care. 

f. Auditory abilities sufficient to monitor and assess health needs. 

g. Visual abilities sufficient for observation and assessment 
necessary in nursing care. 

h. Tactile ability sufficient for physical assessment. 



Associate Degree 

Enrollment in the AS Nursing Program is limited, therefore admission is a 
competitive process. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not 
guarantee acceptance into clinical nursing courses. The SON faculty 
consider overall and cognate G.P.A., ACT scores, university courses 
completed, and length of time at SAU when determining the fall and winter 
nursing classes. 

Minimum requirements for admission to associate degree nursing 
courses are as follows: 

1 . Two semesters of high school chemistry with a minimum grade of "B" 
or CHEM 1 1 1 with a minimum grade of "C." 

2. ACT scores with a minimum standard enhanced score of 16 (if less 
than 16, a college math course is required); 20 in Reading (or 
Nelson-Denny); and 19 in English (if less than 19, an English class is 
required). 

3. Science credits (Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, Microbiology, 
Nutrition) earned more than eight years prior to admission will not be 
accepted. Applicants may choose to validate knowledge by 
examination or by repeating the course. 

4. A minimum current and cumulative university grade point average of 
2.80 on a 4.00 scale in nursing cognate and solid courses (math, 
science, English, history, foreign language) is required before 
consideration for clinical nursing courses is given. 

5. Students may be asked to take a standardized nursing admission 
assessment examination. Scores on this examination will be utilized 
in the selection process for admission to clinical nursing courses. 

6. Transfer students from another nursing program will be evaluated 
individually and accepted on a space available basis. 

7. Students who have successfully completed a practical nurse program 
and NRSG 103, Associate Nurse Perspectives, may receive eight (8) 
credit hours of advanced placement in nursing and will articulate 
directly into the second semester of the nursing curriculum on a 
space available basis. 

8. ACT-PEP examinations in Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits) and 
microbiology (4 credits) will be accepted as an alternative method of 
college credit for LPNs if these credits are already on the transcript 
when applying to the nursing program. 

The following should be sent by February 1 (Fall Admission) or 
September 1 (Winter Admission) to the University Director of Admissions: (1 ) 
application to the University (2) application to the SON (3) high school and 
college transcripts (4) ACT scores. The applicant is responsible to see that 
all application materials are received by the SON. 

Students accepted to clinical nursing are required to send a Nursing 



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Education deposit of $400 to hold their place in the class. 

Baccalaureate Degree 

Students wishing to enter BS nursing courses must send an application 
to the SON's Admissions Coordinator. Upon acceptance to the nursing 
program, courses listed in the current catalog will be required. All 
non-nursing course requirements must be met in order to complete BS 
nursing courses in one year. 

Minimum requirements for admission to the baccalaureate nursing 
program are as follows: 

1 . Current license as a registered nurse in Tennessee or current multistate 
license with privilege to practice in the state of Tennessee prior to 
registering for the final semester. 

2. A minimum grade point average of 2.50. 

3. Recommendation from nursing faculty in the student's basic nursing 
program. 

4. An interview with the BS program coordinator or designee, if requested. 

5. Experience: 

Documentation of clinical experience (satisfactory work performance 
recommendation), and/or RN Update or additional clinical experience 
may be required. 

6. Nursing Credits: 

Graduates of NLNAC accredited AA/AS and Diploma Nursing Programs: 
When entering the baccalaureate nursing program, a transfer student will 
have placed in escrow 29 credits of associate degree level nursing and 
eight (8) credits of upper 

division nursing (NRSG 305,309). After successfully completing 10 
semester hours of BS nursing courses at Southern Adventist University, 
these credits held in escrow will be placed on the transcript as accepted 
credits toward a BS degree with a major in nursing. 

7. General Education and Cognates: ACT-PEP examinations in Anatomy 
and Physiology (8 credits), Chemistry 1 1 1 (3 credits), and Microbiology (4 
credits) will be accepted as an alternative method of university credit for 
RNs if these credits are already on the transcript when applying to the 
nursing program. 

A. Associate Degree 

Graduates of a state approved associate degree program will be 
considered to have met General Education requirements for the 
first two years of the program with the exception of Introduction to 
Public Speaking, English, Math, Fitness for Life, and Computer 
Competency provided that the GPA is 2.5 or above. If ENGL 
101, 102, COMM 135, PEAC 225, math and computer 
competency requirements were not included in the associate 
degree program, they must be taken in fulfillment of the Bachelor 
of Science degree General Education requirements. 

B. Diploma Graduate 

1 . Credit is acceptable for courses comparable to those required at 
Southern Adventist University if received from an accredited 
senior or junior college or by examination according to the policy 
stated in this Catalog. 

2. All cognates for the associate degree level must be completed 
before entering baccalaureate nursing courses. General Education 
requirements may be taken concurrently. 

8. Students in third semester associate degree nursing courses may take: 
Nursing Assessment (NRSG 328), Nursing Pharmacology (NRSG 389), 



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or Pathophysiology (NRSG 434) if they have taken all general education 
and cognates for associate and baccalaureate nursing and if approved by 
BS faculty. 
9. Students may take Applied Statistics for Health Professions (NRSG 316) 
after completion of 40 semester hours of lower division courses. 

PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS 

Associate Degree 

1. A minimum grade of "C+" (2.30) is required in each nursing course for 
progression with a cumulative GPA of 2.30 in nursing and a 2.50 overall 
GPA on a 4.00 scale for graduation. 

2. A minimum grade of "C" is required in each nursing cognate with a 
minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.00 scale 
in the cognates for progression in nursing. Cognate courses are BIOL 
101, 102; NRNT 125; PSYC 129; BIOL 225. 

3. One failed nursing course may be repeated. 

4. If a student is unable to progress due to 
a second nursing failure in the third or 
fourth semester, he/she may reapply one 
time to restart the program (See 
readmission requirements) . No courses may 
be repeated after the student restarts. 
Readmission to the nursing program is on 
a space available basis. 

5. Students who do not complete a semester 
or progress with their class, cannot be 
assured placement in their choice of a 
subsequent course . 

6. Students are required to demonstrate 
satisfactory performance on standardized 
tests. If the required performance level 
is not achieved, remedial work must be 
completed to progress in the program. 

7 . Any cognate course taken off campus 
during the time the student is enrolled at 
Southern Adventist University (school year 
or Summer) must be approved by the Dean of 
the SON. 

8 . A student who withdraws from a nursing 
course or chooses not to progress to the 
subsequent course in the next semester that 
it is offered should notify the Admission 
and Progressions Coordinator immediately. 

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the nursing program is outlined under 
"Readmission Requirements" . 

Baccalaureate Degree 

1. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00) is required in each nursing and cognate 
course for progression. Cognate courses are CHEM 111, 112; RELT 
373;SOCI349. 

2. A minimum nursing and cognate GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale is required 
for graduation. 

3. One failed nursing course may be repeated. 

4. Any cognate course taken off campus during the time the student is 
enrolled at Southern Adventist University (academic year or summer) 
must be approved by the Dean of the SON. 

READMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

1 . Apply for acceptance to Southern Adventist University. 

2. Submit a nursing reapplication form to the SON. 

3. A cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale is required for 
readmission to the nursing program. 

4. Specified requirements as set forth by the SON relating to the individual 
applicant must be met. 

5. A personal interview with a designated nursing faculty member is 
required. 

6. If a lapse of time greater than two years occurs in a student's AS 
program, prior nursing credits will not be accepted unless an applicant 
can validate nursing knowledge and skills through written examination 
and clinical performance. 

7. Students will be readmitted on a space available basis. 



NURSING 

NRSG 090. Registered Nurse Update Non-credit 

A non-credit course designed for the inactive nurse with a license who is intending to 
return to practice or to reinstate a permanent license as an RN or LPN nurse in the 
State of Tennessee. Includes both theory and clinical experience 

NRSG 103. Associate Nurse Perspectives 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the following: an approved LPN program; 
Nursing Mobility Profile I Examination; examination over basic skills common to all 
areas of nursing. A course designed to supplement and prepare the Licensed 
Practical Nurse for advanced placement and career mobility. 



NRSG 106. Fundamentals I 4 hours 

Prerequisites: Admission to the School of Nursing; Chemistry and Math (see AS 

admission requirement); BIOL 101 ; 

Co-requisites. BIOL 102; NRNT 125. 

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from the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and spiritual 
variables of client systems. The eight natural remedies will be presented with an 
emphasis on primary prevention. The nursing process and basic skills are introduced. 
Application of nursing assessment, process, and skills will be in long-term care 
facilities. Three hours theory and one hour clinical.* Lab fee 1 1 will be assessed for 
this course. 

NRSG 107. Fundamentals II 4 hours 

Prerequisite: NRSG 106. 

A second foundation course that builds on the NSM and basic nursing concepts 
mastered in Fundamentals I. The physiological , psychological, sociocultural, 
developmental, and spiritual variables of adult clients are discussed and applied to 
clinical care of hospitalized individuals with special emphasis on the surgical patient. 
Concepts and skills in pharmacology are introduced, practiced, and applied in 
secondary care clinical facilities. Professional concerns of management, ethics, legal 
aspects, and interaction with members of the health care delivery system are 
addressed. Three hours theory and one hour clinical. Lab fee 9 will be assessed for 
this course. 

NRSG 126. Adult Health I 4 hours 

Prerequisite: NRSG 107; Co-requisite: PSYC 129. 

A course emphasizing basic theory and practice of nursing in dealing with adults who 
are experiencing selected non-critical, medical-surgical stressors. The nursing 
process is utilized to promote physical, psychological, sociological, developmental and 
spiritual health, intervene in illness, and assist in rehabilitation. Practice takes place in 
secondary-care settings. Three hours theory and one hour clinical. Lab fee 9 will be 
assessed for this course. 

NRSG 130. Mental Health 4 hours 

Prerequisite: NRSG 107; Co-requisite: PSYC 129. 

A course that provides theory and practice in nursing of clients across the lifespan with 
mental health stressors. The nursing process is utilized to promote physical, 
psychological, sociological, developmental, and spiritual health, intervene in illness, 
and assist in rehabilitation. Practice takes place in secondary care and community 
psychiatric settings. Three hours of theory and one hour clinical. Lab fee 9 will be 
assessed for this course. 

NRSG 191. Nursing Practicum 1 hour 

Prerequisites: NRSG 126, 130. 

A clinical course that provides opportunity for application of theory and skills in an acute 
and/or skilled care facility directed by a preceptor and faculty liaison. Lab fee 7 will be 
assessed for this course. (1 20 clock hours) (Summer) (Pass/Fail) 

NRSG 212. Childbearing Family 4 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 126, 130. 

A course utilizing the nursing process in providing care for childbearing families. 
Emphasis will be placed on assessment of stressors that affect the maternal/fetal, 
newborn, and family units. Consideration will be given to variables affecting expectant 
families and their infants before, during and immediately following delivery. Practice 
will take place in secondary-care and community settings. Three hours theory and one 
hour clinical. Lab fee 9 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 226. Adult Health II 4 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 126, 130. 

A course designed sequentially to provide basic theory and practice of nursing in 
dealing with adults who are experiencing selected non-critical, medical-surgical 
stressors. The nursing process is utilized to promote physical, psychological, 
sociological, developmental and spiritual health, intervene in illness, and assist in 
rehabilitation. Practice takes place in secondary-care and community settings. Two 
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be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 231. Child Health 4 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 191, 212, 226. 

A course utilizing the nursing process emphasizing primary and secondary prevention 
with special consideration given to developmental and sociocultural variables in the 
care of the child rearing family. Practice includes secondary-care and community 
settings. Three and one-quarter hours theory and three-quarter hour of clinical. Lab 
fee 1 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 305. Adult Health III 4 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 1 91 , 21 2, 226. 

A course utilizing the nursing process in providing primary, secondary, and tertiary 
preventions and interventions for acutely ill adults and their families in the critical-care 
settings. Three and one-quarter hours theory and three-quarter hour of clinical. Lab 
fee 1 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 309. Nursing Seminar 4 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 , 305. 

A capstone course that integrates nursing skills with principles of management. 
Practice takes place in secondary and tertiary care settings where the student manages 
groups of clients (120 clock hours). Included is a nursing content review course in 
preparation for NCLEX-RN. Lab fee 10 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 312. Survey of Alternative & Complementary Health Practices2-3 hours 

This on-line course provides a comprehensive survey of alternative and complimentary 
health practices. Course content and web-based information allows the student to 
make informed decisions regarding the efficacy and appropriate application of a wide 
variety of health practices. 

NRSG 314. Herbal Therapy 1 hour 

Pre- or Co-requisite: NRSG 305, 309. 

This course is a survey of generally accepted herbal therapies, their efficacy and 
safety. The focus will be on their use in conjunction with over-the-counter and 
prescription medications. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. (Fall) 

NRSG 316. Applied Statistics for Health Professions 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Meet SAU's math requirements or permission of professor. 
A course focusing on applied statistics used in quantitative research studies in the 
health professions. Research is the foundation for evidence-based clinical, education, 
and administrative practice in all acute healthcare and preventive health settings. 
Health professionals must utilize research findings to improve their profession. 
Understanding basic statistics and how to interpret them in actual and current studies is 
an essential skill of baccalaureate and advanced health professions. Topics include 
the research process, ethics used for human participants, especially for vulnerable 
populations such as persons with chronic and terminal diseases, descriptive and 
inferential statistics, probabilities, confidence indexes, hypothesis testing, reliability, 
validity, and sampling. SPSS (statistical software) is used to analyze and display data. 
Basic computer competency is assumed. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 318. Massage and Hydrotherapy 1 hour 

An introductory course that provides a practical and rational approach to noninvasive 
health care covering the topics of massage, hydrotherapy, and wholistic care. This 
complementary approach to health care is designed for all majors. Limited enrollment. 
Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 321. Mission Nursing 3 hours 

Prerequisites NRSG 21 2, 226; Pre- or Co-requisite: NRSG 231 . 
A course that introduces the nursing student to principles and practices of health care 
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natural remedies, prevention of diseases throughout the life-cycle are emphasized. A 
field trip (at student expense) to a developing country in the western hemisphere is 
optional. Limited enrollment. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 



NRSG 322. Transitions in Professional Nursing 3 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 , 305, 309. 

A course that assists the registered nurse student in transition from an associate 
degree or diploma level to the baccalaureate level of nursing. Nursing philosophies, 
theories, current concepts, issues relevant to professional nursing are emphasized. 
Nursing career options and the importance of career planning are explored. Field trip 
may be required. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 328. Nursing Assessment 3 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 , 305, 309; Co-requisite: NRSG 322. 

A course that provides opportunity for development of more advanced wholistic 
assessment skills. Health is assessed within the framework of the environment, with 
attention to intra-, inter-, and extra-personal stressors and system stability. Health 
education is integrated with the assessment process. Two hours theory, one hour 
clinical.** Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 331, 332. Introduction to Nursing Informatics I, II 2, 1 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 126, 130. 

These courses are designed to introduce nursing students to nursing informatics, a 
combination of computer science, information science, and nursing science. The 
student will be introduced to the management and processing of nursing data, 
information, and knowledge in order to support the practice and delivery of nursing 
care. (Must take NRSG 331 before or concurrent with NRSG 332; may not take NRSG 
332 alone.) Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 340. Community Health Nursing (W) 5 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 , 305, 309. Co-requisites NRSG 322, 328, 316. 
A course that focuses on the impact of certain stressors on the health of individuals, 
families, and communities. The NSM as well as Pender's Health Promotion Model are 
utilized in diagnosis of aggregate health needs. Emphasis is placed on interventions 
in the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. Three hours theory, two 
hours clinical. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 389. Nursing Pharmacology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 , 305, 309; CHEM 111 or 1 51 ; Co-requisite: CHEM 1 12 or 
152. 

A course that focuses on concepts of pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics, 
adverse responses, major classifications of pharmacologic agents and their prototypes, 
and use of the nursing process in pharmacologic therapy across the lifespan. Effect of 
pharmacologic therapy upon client lines of resistance and defense is included. 
Recently approved pharmacologic agents are incorporated into the course content via 
student presentations. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 412. Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 hour 

This course is made up of a series of topics presented in a seminar setting to provide 
students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: Resumes, Networking, Corporate Climate, 
Interviewing, Dress, Portfolios, Company Research, Etiquette. Besides listening to 
guest presentations, opportunities will exist to interact with guest lecturers and 
professors about thoughts and theories regarding the area of job acquisition. (Winter) 

NRSG 434. Pathophysiology 3 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231 305, 309; CHEM 111 or 151; Co-requisite: CHEM 112 
or 152. 
A course that examines alterations in the basic pathologic structure and defense of 



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humans. Stressors and other internal and external factors that have potential for 
disrupting homeostasis are examined. Understanding of pathophysiologic processes 
affecting the health of individuals is presented as a foundation for nursing interventions. 
Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

NRSG 449. Death and Dying (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 249/449, SOCW 249, and PSYC 249. A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 249/449 for course description. (Winter) 



NRSG 265/365/465. Topics in Nursing 1-3 hours 

Selected topics designed to meet the needs or interests of students in specialty areas 
of Nursing not covered in regular courses. This course may be repeated for credit. 

NRSG 485. Nursing Leadership and Management 3 hours 

Prerequisites: TN RN Licensure; NRSG 322, 328, 340, 389. 

A course that provides an opportunity for the student to develop leadership and 
management skills. This is accomplished primarily through leadership, models, 
management, and administrative experiences in selected clinical settings. Emphasis 
is placed on the role of the nurse manager in assuring quality of care to individuals and 
families in primary, secondary, and tertiary care settings. In order to meet the 
objectives of the course, a field trip may be required. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for 
this course. 

NRSG 490. Complex Nursing 2 hours 

Prerequisites: TN RN Licensure; NRSG 322, 328, 340, 389; Co-requisites: NRSG 
434, 485, 491, 497. 

A capstone course that employs a systemic, problem-based approach which enables 
the student to synthesize knowledge and principles from previous and current courses. 
Emphasis is placed on dealing with the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, 
developmental, and/or spiritual stressors of individuals, families, or aggregates. (Fall, 
consortium only) 

NRSG 491. Senior Nursing Practicum 2-3 hours 

Prerequisites: TN RN licensure; NRSG 322, 328, 340, 389; Co-requisites: NRSG 
434, 485, 490, 497. 

A practicum that focuses on health needs of aggregates in the community. It is 
designed to give the student opportunity to use critical thinking and decision making 
skills when integrating theory from previous and current courses to clinical practice 
within selected settings. Two-three hours clinical. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this 
course. 

NRSG 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Approval of school dean. 

Individual study in an area of choice shall be worked out with the school prior to 
registration. Either upper or lower division credit may be earned. The area of directed 
study will appear on the transcript. No more than six hours directed study may be 
applied toward a degree. 

NRSG 497. Research Methods in Nursing (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: NRSG 231, 305, 309, 316; ENGL 102. 

A course that introduces the research process and its application to the scientific 
investigation of nursing phenomena and problems related to systems, stressors, and 
preventions focused on achieving equilibrium. The learner completes a review of 
literature on a selected topic. Emphasis of the course is focused on skills required to 
understand, critically evaluate, and utilize research in practice. Lab fee 5 will be 
assessed for this course. 

*ln AS nursing courses, one hour of clinical credit equals 3 clock hours (except NRSG 191). 
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NON NURSING COURSE 

NRNT 125. Nutrition (F-3) 3 hours 

A study of basic nutrition principles and how to reliably combat disease and achieve 
optimal health through nutrition and lifestyle choices. This course includes current 
issues in nutrition and a practical application in teaching others. 



(F-3) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



School of Ph y s ic a l Ed u c a t io n 
Health and Wellness 



Dean: Phil Garver 

Faculty: Robert Benge, Harold Mayer, John Pangman, Richard Schwarz, 

Judy Sloan 

Adjunct Faculty: Susan Dawn, Jeff Erhard, Bill Godsey, Dwight Magers, 

Beth Snyder, 

Dennis Thompson 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The mission of the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness is 
to provide: 1) opportunities for students to experience a balanced Christian 
lifestyle, 2) major courses of study leading to professional careers and/or 
graduate school, 3) general education courses suitable for all students, 4) 
recreation for all students and employees, 5) campus-wide leadership for 
wellness, and 6) public relations opportunities through the Gym Masters' 
program. 

DEGREES OFFERED 

B.S. Health, Physical Education and Recreation 
B.S. Health Science 

B.S. Corporate/Community Wellness Management 
B.S. Sports Studies 

The courses in Physical Education, Health and Wellness propose to: 
acquaint students with principles of healthful living, develop physical 
efficiency, develop life-long fitness and recreational habits, and/or prepare 
students for careers in physical education, health, wellness management, or 
related professions. 

No grade lower than a C- will be accepted in cognate courses for degrees 
in the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness. 

To receive a B.S. degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 
students must successfully complete ALL Teacher Education requirements 
including student teaching. All non teacher education track Physical 
Education students will be directed to a Sports Studies track of their 
choosing. 

ASSESSMENT 

To help the graduates in Physical Education, Health, and Wellness 

evaluate their academic progress and to aid the school in evaluating 
teaching effectiveness, each senior is required during their final semester to: 

1 . Take an exit exam. 

2. Review annual evaluations with advisor. 

The results of the assessments are used to evaluate the school 
programs. 



PROGRAMS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS 

Major — B.S. Health, Physical Education and Recreation (42 Hours) 

(Leading to Licensure K-12) 



Required Courses Hours 

PEAC 254 Life Guarding 1 

PEAC 255 Water Safety Instr 1 

PETH 1 1 3 ProAct — Racquetball 1 

PETH114 ProAct — Softball 1 

PETH 115 ProAct — Flagball 1 

PETH 116 ProAct — Volleyball 1 

PETH 117 ProAct — Basketball 1 

PETH 1 1 9 ProAct — Soccer 1 

PETH 214 ProAct — Tennis 1 

PETH 21 5 ProAct — Golf 1 

PETH 21 6 ProAct — Fitness for Life 1 

PETH 217 ProAct — Badminton 1 

PETH 218 ProAct — Track and Field 1 

PETH 21 9 ProAct — Gymnastics 1 

PETH 240 Coaching for Success 2 

PETH 314 Biomechanics 3 



Required Courses, continued Hours 

PETH 315 Physiology of Exercise (W) 



PETH 363 Intro Meas/Resrch of Hlth & PE 

PETH 364 Prin & Admin PE & Rec (W) 

PETH 375 Motor Learning and Dev 

PETH 437 Adaptive Physical Ed 

PETH 463 Elementary School PE Methods 

PETH 474 Psych and Soc of Sports 



4 
3 
3 
3 
2 
2 
2 
2,2 



RECR 268/269 Officiating Sports Analysis 

Required Cognates Hours 

BIOL 101-102 Anatomy and Physiology 8 

HLED173 Health for Life 2 

HLED373 Prev/Care Athl Injuries 2 

HLED 473 Health Education Methods 2 

HLNT135 Nutrition for Life 3 



All non teacher education track Physical Education students will be 
directed to a Sports Studies track of their choosing. 

Competency required in PEAC 143, Beginning Tumbling. 

Skill deficiencies in each PETH activity unit, 113 through 119 and 214 
through 219, will be indicated by grade of C- or less. Deficiencies for these 
units must be met by taking for no credit the corresponding general 
education activity course, when available. 

Intramural participation is recommended for all majors and minors. 

All Pro Act students will be required to dress in t-shirts provided by the 
school with a portion of the cost charged to the students (approximately 
$50 — a one time expense). 

Students who desire teacher certification must meet the State of 
Tennessee certification requirements set forth by the School of Education 
and Psychology. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). Teaching endorsement 
in Health Education K-12 is available. 

Non-academic classes such as Kick, Step, and Hydro Aerobics are 
offered at nominal fees ranging from $40 - $75 per semester. These are not 
for credit. 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Physical Education 

(Leading to Licensure K-12) 



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1st Semester 

EDUC137 
ENGL 101 
HLED 173 
HLNT135 
PETH 
RELT138 



Hours 

Intro&Fdn Sec& Middle Sch Educ3 



College Composition 

Health for Life 

Nutrition for Life 

ProAct 

Adventist Heritage 



3 
2 

3 
3 
J3 

17 



2nd Semester 

ENGL 102 
HIST 

MATH 106 
PEAC 254 
PEAC 255 
PETH 
PSYC217 



Hours 



College Composition 3 

History 3 

Survey of Mathematics I 3 

Life Guarding 1 

Water Safety Instructor 1 

Proact _ 3 

Psyc Foundations of Education _2 
16 



Major — B.S. Corporate/Community Wellness Management (42 Hours) 



Required Courses 



BIOL 101-102 


Anatom y and Physiology 


CHEM 111 


Survey of Chem istry 


HLED 129 


Introduction to W ellness 


HLED 173 


Health for Life 


HLED 229 


W ellness Applications 


HLED 356 


D rugs and Society 


HLED 373 


Prev/Care Injuries 


HLED 470 


C urrent Issues in Health 


HLED 476 


Wellness Methods, Material; 




and M anagement 


HLED 491 


W ellness Practicum 


HLNT 135 


N utrition for Life 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


PETH 314 


Biomechanics 


PETH 315 


Physiology of Exercise (W } 


PETH 364 


Prin S Admin ol Phys Ed (W 



Hours 

8 
3 
2 
2 
2 
2 
2 
2 

3 
2 
3 
1 
3 
4 
3 



Required Cognates 

ACCI 103 " 



Hours 



College Accounting 3 

BMKT 326 Intro to Marketing 3 

BUAD 358 Ethical, Soc & Legal Env Bus (W) 3 

CPTE105 Intro to Word Process 1 

ECON213 Survey of Economics 3 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

MGNT 334 Prin of Management 3 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psych 3 

PSYC 377 Fund of Counseling (W) 3 

SOC 1 225 Marriage & Family 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Corporate/Community Wellness Management 



1st Semester 

BIOL 101 Anatomy & Physiology 

CPTE 105 Introduction to Word Processing 

ENGL 101 College Composition 

HLED 129 Introduction to Wellness 

HLED 173 Health for Life 

PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 
Area B, Religion 



Hours 


2nd Semester 


4 


BIOL 102 


ing 1 


ENGL 102 


3 


HLED 229 


2 


SOC I 225 


2 




3 
16 





Anatomy & Physiology 

College Composition 

Wellness Applications 

Marriage & Family 

Area C, History 

Area G-3, Recreational Skills 



Hours 

4 
3 
2 
3 
3 

A 

16 



Major — B.S. Health Science (47 Hours) 



Required Courses 



BIOL 101-102 
BIOL 225 
CHEM 151-152 
HLED 173 
HLED 356 
HLED 373 
HLED 470 



"Anatomy and Physiology 
Microbiology 
General Chemistry 
Health for Life 
Drugs and Society 
Care/Prev Injuries 
Current Issues in Health 



Hours 



Required Courses, continued 



Hours 



8 


HLNT 135 


Nutrition for Lite 


3 


4 


MATH 215 


Statistics 


3 


8 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 


2 


PETH 314 


Biomechanics 


3 


2 


PETH 315 


Physiology of Exercise fW) 


4 


2 


PETH 375 


Motor Learning & Dev 


3 


2 




PETH/HLED UD Elective 


2 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Health Science 



1st Semester 

BIOL 101 Anatomy and Physiology 
ENGL 101 College Composition 
Area C-1, History 
Area A-2, Math 
Electives 




Hours 

4 

3 

3 

3-0 

4-7 
17 




2nd Semester 

BIOL 1 02 Anatomy and Physiology 
ENGL 102 College Composition 
SOC I 225 Marriage & Family 
Area B-2, Religion 
Area C-1, History 
Electives 


Hours 

4 
3 
3 
3 
3 
1 
17 


Major— B.S. Sports Stud i 


ies 


(67-71 


H 


ours) 






Required Core Courses 




Hours 




PETH 240 


Coaching for Success 


2 



BIOL 101-102 Anatomy and Physiology 8 PETH 314 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 PETH 315 

HLED 173 Health for Life 2 PETH 364 

HLED 373 Prev & Care of Athl Injuries 2 PETH 375 



Biomechanics 3 

Physiology of Exercise (W) 4 

Prin & Adm of PE & Recreation (W)3 
Motor Learning & Development 3 



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PETH 474 Psyc & Sociology of Sport 2 

Professional Activities 12 

Concentration 23-27 



Required Courses, continued 

PETH 113 
PETH 114 
PETH 115 
PETH 116 
PETH 117 
PETH 119 
PETH 214 
PETH 215 
PETH 216 
PETH 217 
PETH 218 
PETH 219 



ProAct — Racquetball 
ProAct— Softball 
ProAct— Flagball 
ProAct— Volleyball 
ProAct— Basketball 
ProAct — Soccer 
ProAct — Tennis 
ProAct— Golf 
ProAct — Fitness for Life 
ProAct — Badminton 
ProAct — Track and Field 
ProAct — Gymnastics 



Hours 



Major — B.S. Sports Studies (67-71), continued 



Human Performance Concentration (67 Hours) 

Sports Studies Gore 44 

BIOL 418 Animal Physiology 3 

CHEM111 Survey of Chemistry I 3 

CHEM113 Survey of Chemistry Lab I 1 

HLNT135 Nutrition for Life 3 

PETH 325 Personal Trainer 2 

PETH 363 Intro Meas&Resrch Hlth & PE 

Educ _ 3 

PETH 437 Adaptive Physical Education 2 

PHYS 127 Exploring Physics I 3 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 



Journalism Concentration 



(68 Hours) 



Sports Studies Core 44 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

JOUR 205 News Reporting 3 

JOUR 316 Mag & Feature Article Wrtg (W) 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Comm & Society (W) 3 

Select six (6) hours from the following: 6 
BRDC314 Broadcast News Writing (W) 
JOUR 208 Publication Tools & Techniques 
JOUR 313 Publication Editing 
JOUR 356 Advanced Reporting (W) 



Management Concentration 



(68 Hours) 

44 



Sports Studies Core 

ACCT221 Principles of Accounting 3 

ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 3 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT344 Human Resource Management 3 

MGNT 368 Multicultural Management 3 

MGNT 372 Entrepreneurial & Sm Bus Mgmt 3 

MGNT 420 Organizational Behavior 3 



Marketing Concentration 



(68 Hours) 



Psychology Concentration 



(70 Hours) 

44 



Sports Studies Core 44 

ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting 3 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

BMKT 328 Sales Management 3 

BMKT 375 International Marketing 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 344 Human Resources Management 3 
MGNT 368 Multicultural Management 3 

MGNT 372 Entrepreneurial & Sm Bus Mgmt 3 
Note: in the Concentration that does not have a "W" course, 

graduation. 



Sports Studies Core 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 

PSYC 297 Research Design & Stat I (W) 3 

PSYC 315 Abnormal Psychology 3 

PSYC 326 Physiological Psychology 3 

PSYC 346 Intro to Personality Theories 3 

PSYC 377 Fund of Counseling (W) 3 

PSYC 384 Experimental Psychology 3 
PSYC 423 Behavior Management — Secondary2 

PSYC 497 Research Designs Stat II (W) 3 

Public Relations/Advertising Concentration 

(70 Hours) 

Sports Studies Core 44 

COMM 103 Intro to Communication 3 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

JOUR 205 News Reporting 3 

JOUR 427 Mass Media Law & Ethics 3 

JOUR 488 Mass Comm & Society (W) 3 

PREL235 PR Principles & Theory 3 

PREL344 Fundamentals of Advertising 3 

PREL354 Advertising Copywriting 2 
PREL406 Persuasion and Propaganda (W) 3 

Recreation Concentration (71 Hours) 

Sports Studies Core 44 

ACCT 103 College Accounting 3 

EDOE221 Challenge Course Facilitator 3 

HLNT135 Nutrition for Life 3 

RECR210 Aerobics Instructor Trainer 2 

RECR254 Life Guarding 1 

RECR255 Water Safety Instructor 1 

RECR 268,269 Officiating Sports Analysis 2,2 

RECR325 Personal Trainer * 2 

RECR 491 Recreation Practicum 2 

Select six (6) hours from the following: 6 

EDOE 148 Basic Horsemanship 

EDOE156 Orienteering 

PEAC141 Fly-Fishing 

PEAC142 Canoeing 

PEAC145 Rock Climbing I 

PEAC 1 46 White Water Rafting Guide 

PEAC151 Scuba Diving 

PEAC 155 Basic Kayaking 

PEAC 212 Backpacking 

PEAC 214 Mountain Biking 

students must take two "W" courses outside the major tor 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Sports Studies 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


HLNT 135 


Nutrition for Life 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


PETH 


ProAct Skills 


3 


HLED173 


Health for Life 


2 




Area B-1/B-2, Religion 


3 


PETH 


ProAct Skills 


3 




Area C-1, History 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 






15 




Elect ives 


2 
16 



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Teaching Endorsement in Physical Education as a Minor (23 hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

HLED 373 Prevention & Care of Injuries 2 

PETH 114-119 & 

214-219 12 Pro Skills Courses 12 

PETH 364 Admin of PE & Recreation (W) 3 

PETH 441 Secondary Phys Educ Methods 2 

RECR 268/269 Officiating Sports Analysis 2,2 

For those getting teacher certification in another area, these courses will be required for an additional 
endorsement in Physical Education rather than just a minor. 

Teaching Endorsement in Health Education K-12 (31 hours) 



Required C 

BIOL 101 
BIOL 102 
EDUC 215 
HLNT135 
HLED 173 
PETH 21 6 
PETH 314 
PETH 315 
PETH 363 
HLED 373 
HLED 473 



purses 

Anatomy & Physiology 
Anatomy & Physiology II 



Hours 



4 

Growth Years 3 

Nutrition for Life 3 

Health for Life 2 

ProAct — Fitness for Life 1 

Biomechanics 3 

Physiology of Excercise (W) 4 

Intro Meas&Resrch Hlth & PE 3 

Prevention & Care of Athl Injur 2 

Health Education Methods 2 



Minor — Health and Wellness (18 Hours) 



Required C 

HLED 173 


ourses 


Hours 


Health lor Lite 


2 


HLED 229 


W ellness Applications 


2 


HLED 356 


D rugs and Society 


2 


HLED 470 


C urrent Issues in Health 


2 


HLED 473 


Health Education M ethods 


2 


HLNT 135 


N utrition for Life 


3 



Select 5 Hours From 

HLED 129 



Hours 



Intro to Wellness 
HLED 373 Prevention & Care of 

Athletic Injuries 

HLED 476 Wellness Meth, Mat & Mgmt 3 

PETH 325 Personal Trainer 2 

PETH 495 Directed Study 1 

RELP 468 Health Evangelism 3 



Minor — Physical Education (21 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

PETH 364 Prin/Admin Phys Ed (W) 
RECR 268/269 Officiating Sports Analysis 
Electives (3 must be UD) 



Select 8 Hours From: 



Hours 



3 


PETH 113 


ProAct — Racquetball 1 


2,2 


PETH 114 


ProAct — Softball 1 


6 


PETH 115 


ProAct — Flagball 1 




PETH 116 


ProAct — Volleyball 1 




PETH 117 


ProAct — Basketball 1 




PETH 119 


ProAct — Soccer 1 




PETH 214 


ProAct — Tennis 1 




PETH 215 


ProAct — Golf 1 




PETH 216 


ProAct — Fitness for Life 1 




PETH 217 


ProAct — Badminton 1 




PETH 218 


ProAct — Track and Field 1 




PETH 219 


ProAct — Gymnastics 1 



HEALTH EDUCATION 

HLED 129. Introduction to Wellness 2 hours 

This course provides an overview of the wellness profession including its history, 
current trends, opportunities, and exposure to the wellness thought process. An 
understanding of the philosophical undergirdings of the wellness profession is explored 
and developed. This course requires ten (10) hours of field based experience. (Fall) 



HLED 173. Health for Life (F-3) 2 hours 

A study of current health topics, which includes: Integrating healthful living with today's 
scientific research and Christianity into a balanced lifestyle. Topics include: Alcohol, 
tobacco and drugs, mental health, human sexuality, safety, nutrition, stress, death and 
dying, the eight natural remedies with perspectives from Ellen White and others. 



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HLED 229. Wellness Applications 2 hours 

Learn how to live life with more passion, peace, purpose, and vitality. Learn how to 
bring more balance into your life through a practical application of the principles of 
wellness. This course teaches what wellness is by empowering the student to 
personally apply the tools of wellness. These tools encourage the development of the 
dynamic potential of body, mind, and spirit. This in turn brings about a balanced 
development of the whole person. (Winter) 



HLED 356. Drugs and Society 2 hours 

A course focusing on the use and abuse of drugs in our society. Emphasis on strategies 
to assist future health promoters in recognition, intervention, and prevention of 
substance abuse. Oral presentation required. (Fall) 

HLED 373. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 2 hours 

Investigations into the prevention, care, and proper management of injuries related to 
athletics. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

HLED 470. Current Issues in Health 2 hours 

This seminar course is designed to assist students in becoming knowledgeable 
regarding health issues of our time. Library research and class presentations are 
required. Discussion and problem solving are emphasized. A major part of the class 
focuses on the need of a spiritual component in establishing a healthful and balanced 
lifestyle. (Winter) 

HLED 473. Health Education Methods 2 hours 

Prerequisite: HLED 1 73. 

A study of the theoretical and scientific basis of health education with emphasis on the 
development and organization of the school health instruction program. Two oral 
presentations required. (Fall) 

HLED 476. Wellness Methods, Materials, and Management 3 hours 

A course in planning, implementing and evaluating: work-site and community health 
promotion activities, including stress management, smoking cessation, cardiovascular 
fitness, body composition, and cholesterol testing. Oral presentation required. (Winter) 

HLED 491. Wellness Practicum 2 hours 

The student will work at a wellness facility for not less than 100 clock hours gaining 

experience with equipment, observing facility scheduling and management, and 
interacting with clients. Arrangements are made in advance with the school dean. (Fall, 
Winter, Summer) 

HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION 

HPER 365. Topics in HPER 1-3 hours 

Selected topics in Health, Physical Education, or Recreation designed to meet the 

needs or interests of students in specialty areas not covered in regular courses. 
Subjects covered will determine how the class applies to the major. This course may 
be repeated for credit. 

GENERAL EDUCATION ACTIVITY COURSES 

PEAC courses have optional pass/fail grades available, excluding PEAC 225. 

PEAC 121. Walking/Jogging (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is designed to prepare the student for a lifetime of aerobic activity with low 
intensity but great results. The course will include but not be limited to: equipment, foot 



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care, stride, pace, terrain, hydration, nutrition and supplements, calorie burning and 
metabolism, volks walks, race walking, logs and motivation. A wide variety for 
activities will be part of this course. Offered on a rotating basis. A pedometer will be 
required. 

PEAC 123. Volleyball (G-3) 1 hour 

Development of the skills of passing, setting, serving, and spiking necessary in 
participation in power volleyball. (Fall) 

PEAC 131. Badminton (G-3) 1 hour 

Instruction includes strokes, rules, and playing situations plus physical conditioning for 
badminton. (Winter) 

PEAC 133. Racquetball (G-3) 1 hour 

Focus is given to basic skills, rules, and terminology so that the student can carry on 
successful play. 
PEAC 134. Basic Tennis (G-3) 1 hour 

Emphasis in basic tennis skills including the forehand, backhand, and serve. (Fall) 

PEAC 136. Basic Golf (G-3) 1 hour 

A basic course for the beginning golfer. Transportation needed Lab fee 3 will be 
assessed for this course. 

PEAC 137. Cycling (G-3) 1 hour 

A course for the active cyclist emphasizing various types of cycling, cycling techniques, 
safe cycling, and maintenance. Each student provides his/her own bicycle and helmet. 

PEAC 139. Advanced Tennis (G-3) 1 hour 

For the advanced player. Emphasis is given to the advanced serve, volley, lobs, 
advanced ground strokes and playing strategy. Admission to class must be approved 
by instructor. (Fall) 

PEAC 140. Weight Training (G-3) 1 hour 

A course designed for the beginning weightlifter. Instruction is focused on the basic 
weight training lifts that leads to the students developing their own personal weight 
training program. 

PEAC 141. Fly-Fishing (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 141, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of fly-fishing. The course will 
include but not be limited to: casting, rods & reels, knots, lines, leaders, flies, 
insectology, fish, equipment, wilderness ecology and where to go. This is a great 
family oriented, lifetime activity that will be about catch and release in the great 
out-of-doors. Several outing will be part of this course. Offered on a rotating basis. 
Minimal fees may be charged for transportation. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this 
course. 

PEAC 142. Canoeing (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 142, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See EDOE 142 for course description. 

PEAC 143. Basic Tumbling (G-3) 1 hour 

Mat tumbling leading to gymnastic free-exercise routines in conjunction with acrosport 
exposure. 

PEAC 145. Rock Climbing I (G-3)_ 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 144, School of Education and Psychology. A 



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student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
A safe, enjoyable, introductory course that will include but not be limited to: learn safety 
and belaying techniques, climbing skills, essential climbing knots, self rescue, and 
issues associated with top rope climbing. Offered on a rotating basis. Lab fee 6 will 
be assessed for this course. 

PEAC 146. White Water Rafting Guide (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 146, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See EDOE 146 for course description. 

PEAC 147. Rock Climbing II (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 145, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See EDOE 145 for course description. 



PEAC 151. Scuba Diving (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 151, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
Leads to basic certification by N.A.S.D.S. or N.A.U.I. Lab fees and check out dive 
expenses will be charged in addition to tuition. (Approximately $350 — some of which 
must be cash). You must have your own mask, snorkel, and fins. This course cannot 
be added late. 

PEAC 152. Caving (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 152, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See EDOE 152 for course description. 

PEAC 153. Basic Swimming (G-3) 1 hour 

Development of beginning and intermediate swimming skills coupled with aquatic safety 
principles. 

PEAC 155. Basic Kayaking (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 155, School of Education and Psychology. A 

student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 

Students will safely learn the mechanics for flat, moving, and Whitewater kayaking. 

The course will include but not be limited to: basic strokes for propulsion, combat roll 

techniques, eddy turns, peel outs, upstream and downstream ferrying, surfing, and 

basic river rescue. Offered on a rotating basis. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this 

course. 

PEAC 160. Snow Skiing (G-3) 1 hour 

A course that involves a spring break trip to Colorado. Tuition does not cover trip 
expenses. Expenses will vary around $800. 

PEAC 212. Backpacking (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 212, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
This course is designed to increase your appreciation of hiking and camping as a life 
long pursuit. This course will include but not be limited to: equipment, clothing, menu 
planning, basic cooking skills, map and compass navigation, on-trail hiking techniques, 
safety, and minimum impact camping. Offered on a rotating basis. Lab fee 5 will be 
assessed for this course. 



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PEAC 214. Mountain Biking 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with EDOE 214, School of Education and Psychology. A 
student may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
This course is designed to acquaint students with the basics of mountain biking. The 
course will include but not be limited to: choosing a mountain bike, bike maintenance, 
choosing places to ride, safety, and equipment. A variety of rides from easy to 
challenging will be required. Students must provide their own bike. Minimal 
transportation fees may be required. 

PEAC 225. Fitness for Life (G-3) 1 hour 

This course includes a study of the basic areas of physical fitness and training, in 
conjunction with a personalized long-range conditioning program for optimal well-being. 
Principles of wellness are presented including assessments for nutrition, stress, and 
multiple areas of physical fitness. Lab fee 3 will be assessed for this course. (Fall, 
Winter, Summer) 

PEAC 238. Advanced Golf (G-3) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: PEAC 136. 

This course focuses on the short game (putting and chipping), specialty shots (fade and 
draw), and course management. 
Advanced students must have: 

A. Own clubs 

B. Successfully completed Basic Golf 

C. Transportation to golf courses 

D. Fees required 

PEAC 243. Gymnastics Team (Gym-Masters) (G-3) 1 hour 

A "variety show" team which emphasizes acrosport, sports acrobatics, gymnastics, 
physical fitness and health. Admission will be based on satisfactory performance of 
try-out requirements. Participation in all tours is required. This course may be repeated 
for credit. Due to program conflicts, second semester Gym-Masters will not enroll in 
classes that meet before 1 :00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

PEAC 254. Lifeguarding (G-3) 

Prerequisite: 500 yards continuous swim. 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with RECR 254. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

Leads to Red Cross Life Guarding certification, First Aid and CPR certification. (Fall, 
Winter, Summer) 

PEAC 255. Water Safety Instructor (G-3) 1 hour 

Prerequisites: PEAC 254 or equivalent. Must meet stroke performance standards for 

American Red Cross Swim Level 5. 
This course is cross-listed with RECR 255. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 
Leads to Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification. 

PEAC 261. Introduction to Recreation (G-3) 1 hour 

A course designed to promote outdoor recreation and provide experience for those 
interested in preparing for different phases of camp life, outdoor living and activities. 

PEAC 262. Introduction to Camping (G-3) 1 hour 

A course designed to promote outdoor recreation and provide experience for those 
interested in preparing for different phases of camp life, outdoor living, and activities. A 
weekend camping trip with a hike is required. Lab Fee 4 will be assessed for this 
course. 



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PHYSICAL EDUCATION THEORY 

PETH 1 1 3. ProAct — Racquetball 1 hour 

Development of professional skills, including performance and teaching techniques for 
racquetball. For majors and minors only. 

PETH 114. ProAct — Softball 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
Softball. For majors and minors only. 

PETH 115. ProAct — Flagball 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
flagball. For majors and minors only. 

PETH 116. ProAct — Volleyball 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
volleyball. For majors and minors only. 

PETH 1 1 7. ProAct — Basketball 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
basketball. For majors and minors only. 

PETH 119. ProAct — Soccer 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
soccer. For majors and minors only. 



PETH 210. Aerobics Instructor Trainer 2 hours 

Prerequisite: PEAC 225. 

This course is cross-listed with RECR 210. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

A course that will prepare a student to take the certification exam for Aerobic 
Instructors. A certified Instructor will teach this course that will deal with the theory and 
practice of a variety of aerobic styles. Safety and correct methods will be emphasized. 

PETH 214. ProAct — Tennis 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
tennis. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 215. ProAct — Golf 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
golf. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 216. ProAct — Fitness for Life 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
conditioning. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 217. ProAct — Badminton 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
badminton. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 218. ProAct — Track and Field 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 
track and field. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 219. ProAct — Gymnastics 1 hour 

Development of professional skills including performance and teaching techniques for 



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gymnastics. For HPER majors and minors only. 

PETH 240. Coaching for Success 2 hours 

A study and discussion into sports team organization, recruiting, picking teams, training, 
game preparation, travel budget, crowd control, facilities management, fund raising, 
game safety and control, and coaches decorum. Special emphasis will include 
keeping the game in a "Christian perspective" and establishing a personal coaching 
philosophy. (Winter) 

PETH 314. Biomechanics 3 hours 

Prerequisites BIOL 1 01-102 . 

A study of the anatomical and mechanical variables influencing human motion for 
efficient, safe, and effective movement. The historical impact of leaders in physical 
education is studied. (Fall) 

PETH 315. Physiology of Exercise (W) 4 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 01 -1 02. 

Emphasizing the physiological effects of muscular exercise, aerobics, and physical 
conditioning. Significance of these effects for health, skilled performance, and 
prevention of disease. Research required. (Winter) 

PETH 325. Personal Trainer 2 hours 

Prerequisite: PEAC 225. 

This course is cross-listed with RECR 325. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

This course is designed to prepare a student to pass a national exam to become a 
Certified Personal Trainer. This course requires twenty (20) hours of 
observation/practical experience outside of class. (Fall) 



PETH 363. An Introduction to Measurements and Research of 

Health and Physical Education 3 hours 

A survey of tests used in Physical Education and an introduction to statistical 
procedures for analyzing data and how it may be applied to research. Test Construction 
and historical perspectives of physical education are dealt with. (Fall) 

PETH 364. Principles and Administration of 

Physical Education and Recreation (W) 3 hours 

An integrated study of the principles and administrative concepts of Physical Education 
and Recreation with emphasis in management needs and skills. (Winter) 



PETH 375. Motor Learning and Development 3 hours 

A course of study designed to examine motor development and motor behavior as it 
relates to an individual's maturation process, with emphasis placed on implications for 
the physical educator. (Winter) 

PETH 437. Adaptive Physical Education 2 hours 

A course designed to develop an understanding of neurodevelopment and functional 
ability, of impairments and their implications for motor performance. Emphasis on 
teaching progressions and exercise programs for special populations. (Fall) 

PETH 463. Elementary School PE Methods 2 hours 

A course of study designed to acquaint students with the unique aspects of physical 
education and the adolescent. Special activities include teaching and observation in an 
elementary school. (Fall, Summer) 



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PETH 474. Psychology and Sociology of Sports 2 hours 

An exploration of sports and their involving impact on American culture. Special 
attention is given to current issues in sports as they relate to the individual in society. 
(Fall) 

PETH 495. Directed Study (W) 1-3 hours 

For Physical Education majors or minors only. Gives the student the opportunity to 
pursue knowledge in an area of interest related to health, PE, or recreation. Approval by 
School Dean required. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 



RECREATION 

RECR 210. Aerobics Instructor Trainer 2 hours 

Prerequisite: PEAC 225. 
This course is cross-listed with PETH 210. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 
See PETH 210 for course description. 

RECR 254. Lifeguarding (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with RECR 254. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See PEAC 254 for course description. 

RECR 255. Water Safety Instructor (G-3) 1 hour 

This course is cross-listed with PEAC 255. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See PEAC 255 for course description. 

RECR 268, 269. Officiating Sports Analysis 2,2 hours 

An introduction to administration of and participation in the organization of officiating in 
team and individual recreational activities. 

RECR 325. Personal Trainer 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PETH 325. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See PETH 325 for course description. 

RECR 491. Recreation Practicum 1-3 hours 

The student will spend a minimum of 100 credit hours in observing and working with a 
recreation facility. Appropriate sights will be located in cooperation with your academic 
adviser. 



EDUCATION 

PETH 441. Secondary Physical Education Methods 2 hours 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

The class is designed to provide instruction to pre-service teachers as to the different 
styles of teaching secondary physical education. Other topics include teacher 
effectiveness, systematic observation analysis, standards based curriculum planning, 
and authentic assessment. The class includes observation and practice teaching at 
local schools 



NON PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE 

HLNT 135. Nutrition for Life (F-3) 3 hours 

A general education course introducing a student to the basic principles of human 



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nutrition. Includes study of the nutrients and the requirements for different age groups 
and normal physiological conditions. Attention will be given to religious and sociological 
influences, taking particular note of the counsel of E. G. White. 



(F-3) (G-3) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



Physics 



Chair: Ken Caviness 

Faculty: Chris Hansen, Henry Kuhlman 

Professor of International Research in Physics: Ray Hefferlin 

Adjunct Faculty: James Engel 

PHYSICS 

Many doors of service await students who study physics. Southern 
Adventist University physics major graduates have become academy and 
high school teachers, and professors and researchers in physics, in the 
U.S.A. and overseas. Also, one or more of them has served as aerospace 
researcher for the Apollo project, anesthetist, chemical researcher, computer 
systems manager, computer net-work manager at large factory, corporation 
pilot, dentist, family-practice medical doctor, full-time homemaker, geologist, 
historian of science, instructor for fossil-fuel power-plant operators, instructor 
for nuclear-reactor operators, lawyer, mathematician, nuclear-plant 
walk-down engineer, oceanographer, oil-drilling engineer, planner for Space 
Station Freedom, radiologist, reliability designer for long-distance telephone 
systems, radio station engineer, and researcher in educational statistics. 

The Physics Department offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in Physics, B.S. in 
Biophysics, and A.S. in Engineering Studies (see page 133). 

the B.S. degree in Physics gives the strongest physics foundation for any 
physics-related career. The B.A. degree in Physics with teaching 
certification is recommended for a career in secondary teaching. The B.S. 
degree in Biophysics should be considered by students planning on 
advanced study in the fields of medicine, biophysics, physiology, radiation 
biology, and bioengineering, particularly in view of a career in medical 
research. 

ASSESSMENT 

To help the graduates in Physics evaluate their academic progress and to 

aid the department in evaluating teaching effectiveness, each senior is 

required to: 

I.Take the physics portion of the GRE. A score above the 35th 

percentile is necessary for recommendation for graduate study. 
2. Take PHYS 480 and do original research as a prerequisite. 
Alumni are surveyed and studies are prepared comparing GRE results, 
careers, and graduate-study success. Information gained from the 
assessments and studies is used to evaluate departmental programs. 

PROGRAMS IN PHYSICS 

Major— B.A. Physics (30 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Strongly Recommended Electives 



PHYS 155 


Descriptive Astronomy: 


CPTE 105 


Intro to Word Processing 1 




Creation & Cosmology 3 


CPTE 106 


Intro to Spreadsheets 1 


PHYS 211-212 


General Physics 6 


CPTE 107 


Intro to Database 1 


PHYS 213-214 


General Physics Lab 2 


PHYS 400 


Physics Portfolio 1 


PHYS 215,216 


General Physics Calculus Applic2 






PHYS 310 


Modern Physics 3 






PHYS 412 


Quantum Mechanics 3 






PHYS 480 


Science Wrtg & Presentation (W) 

1 
Physics Electives (7 UD) 10 







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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Physics 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


CPTE 106 


Intro to Spreadsheets 


1 


CPTE 105 


Intro to Word Processing 


1 


CPTE107 


Intro to Data Base 


1 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


MATH 121 


Precalculus Trigonometry 


2 


MATH 120 


Precalculus Algebra 


3 


PHYS 128 


Exploring Physics II 


3 


PHYS 127 


Exploring Physics I 






Area B, Religion 


3 




OR 


3 




Area F-2, Fam Sci 




PHYS155 


Descriptive Astronomy 






OR 


2 




Area C-1, History 


3 

14 




Area F-3, Hlth Science 


14 



Major— B.S. Physics (40 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

PHYS 211-212 General Physics 6 

PHYS 213-214 General Physics Lab 2 

PHYS 215,216 General Physics Calculus Appli 2 

PHYS 310 Modern Physics 3 

PHYS 412 Quantum Mechanics 3 

PHYS 413 Analytic Mechanics 3 

PHYS 414-415 Electrodynamics 6 



Required Courses continued Hours 

PHYS 41 8-41 9 Advanced Quantum Mechanics 6 
PHYS 295/495 Directed Study 1-3 

OR 
PHYS 297/497 Undergrad Research 1-2 

PHYS 480 Science Wrtg & Presentation (W) 1 

Physics Electives 5-7 



Note: Computers are used routinely in all of these courses. 

Students are expected to become student members of the American Physical Society and 

to purchase a book of mathematical tables or a computer-based mathematics resource. 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Physics 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


MATH 181 


Calculus I 


3 


MATH 1 82 


Calculus II 


4 


PHYS 211 


General Physics 


3 


MATH 21 6 


Set Theory & Logic 


2 


PHYS 213 


General Physics Lab 


1 


PHYS 212 


General Physics 


3 




Area B, Religion 


3 


PHYS 214 


General Physics Lab 


1 




Area C-1 , History 


3 


PHYS 215 


Gen Phys Calculus Apps 


1 






16 


PHYS 216 


Gen Phys Calculus Apps 


1 
15 



Major — B.S. Biophysics (40 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 


Required Cognates Hours 


BIOL 151-152 


General Biology 


8 


MA I H 200 


Elementary Linear Algebra 


2 


BIOL 311 


Genetics 


4 


MATH 215 


Statistics 


3 


BIOL 197 or 397 


Intro to Biological Research 


1 


MATH 218 


Calculus III 


4 


BIOL 412 


Cell & Molecular Biology 


4 


MATH 315 


Differential Equations 


3 


BIOL 418 


Animal Physiology 


3 


CHEM 151-152 


General Chemistry 


8 


PHYS 21 1-21 2 


General Physics 


6 


CHEM 311-312 


Organic Chemistry 


8 


PHYS 213-214 


General Physics Lab 


2 


CHEM 341 


Biochemistry I 


4 


PHYS 215,216 


General Physics Cal Appli 


2 








PHYS 310 


Modern Physics 


3 


Recommended Electives 




PHYS 325 


Adv Physics Lab I 


1 


CPIH 124 


Fundamentals of Programming 


4 


PHYS 295 or 495 


Directed Study 




CHEM 342 


Biochemistry II 


2 




OR 


1 


PHYS 411 


Thermodynamics 


3 


PHYS 297/497 


Undergrad Research in Phys 


ics 


PHYS 412 


Quantum Mechanics 


3 


PHYS 480 


Science Wrtg & Presentation 

1 

Physics Electives (2 UD) 


(W) 
4 









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Sample 


Freshman 


Year Sequence 








B.S. Biophysics 






1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semestei 




Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


RELB 125 


Life & Teachings of Jesus 


3 


MATH 1 82 


Calculus II 


4 


MATH 181 


Calculus I 


3 


PHYS212 


General Physics 


3 


PHYS211 


General Physics 


3 


PHYS214 


General Physics Lab 


1 


PHYS213 


General Physics Lab 


1 


PHYS215 


Gen Phys Calculus Apps 


1 






16 


PHYS216 


Gen Phys Calculus Apps 


1 
16 



Major — B.A. Physics, Teacher Certification, 7-12 (30 Hours) 

Secondary certification in Physics requires a baccalaureate degree and 
completion of professional education courses (page 114) for licensure. Students 
preparing for secondary teacher certification must also take BIOL 103; CHEM 
111-112; ERSC 105; and RELT 317 or 424. See explanations in the School of 
Education and Psychology. 

The student must apply for Initial Admission to the Teacher Education 
Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section of the Catalog. Initial admission is 
required before the student can enroll in upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for Admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 



Required Courses Hours 

PHYS 155 Descriptive Astronomy 3 

PHYS 211-212 General Physics 6 

PHYS 213-214 General Physics Lab 2 

PHYS 215,216 Gen Physics Calculus Appli 2 

PHYS 310 Modern Physics 3 

PHYS 400 Physics Portfolio 1 

PHYS 412 Quantum Mechanics 3 

PHYS 480 Science Wrtg & Presentation (W) 1 

Physics Electives (6 UD) 9 

Minor — Physics (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

Physics Electives 12 

Upper Div Physics Courses 6 



Required Cognates Hours 

BIOL 103 Principles of Biology 3 

CHEM 111-112 Survey of Chemistry 6 

ERSC 105 Earth Science 3 

Select One of the following : 

PHYS 317 Issues in Phy Sci/Religion 3 

BIOL 424 Issues ot Nat Sci & Religion (W) 3 



PHYSICS 

PHYS 127. Exploring Physics I (E-3) 3 hours 

An in-depth exploration of various fundamental topics in physics in an activity-based, 

directed-inquiry (lab/lecture) format. Topics may include motion, light, sound, and 
energy. 



PHYS 128. Exploring Physics II (E-3) 3 hours 

An in-depth exploration of various fundamental topics in physics in an activity-based 

directed-inquiry (lab/lecture) format. Topics may include heat, fluids, electricity, 
magnetism, and mathematical modeling. (PHYS 127 is not a prerequisite for PHYS 
128.) 



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PHYS 155. Descriptive Astronomy: Creation and Cosmology (E-3) 3 hours 

Constellations and eclipses, astronomical instruments, time and the date line and 
calendars, astronomical objects with their motions and distances, energy processes in 
stars and quasars and pulsars, black holes, the infinity (?) and expansion (?) of the 
universe. Cosmology, the formation and subsequent histories of the solar system and 
the earth, radioactive dating, life on other worlds, as seen from observational and 
Biblical perspectives. Three hours lecture each week, with optional opportunities for an 
observation period. (Fall) 

PHYS 211-212. General Physics (E-3) 3,3 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 1 20, 1 21 . 

The algebraic and trigonometric treatment of mechanics, heat, sound, light, electricity 
and magnetism, and "modern physics." Applies toward the basic science requirement 
as a non-laboratory science if taken alone and as a laboratory science if taken with 
PHYS 213-214. 

PHYS 213-214. General Physics Laboratory (E-3) 1,1 hours 

Prerequisite: Previous or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 21 1-212. 
Laboratory experience designed to illustrate the material in lectures, to familiarize the 
student with useful measuring apparatus, and to encourage a systematic development 
of scientific curiosity, caution, and method. (Fall, Winter) 

PHYS 215, 216. General Physics Calculus Applications 1,1 hours 

Prerequisites: MAI H 181 ; previous or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 21 1-212. 
Derivations and problems in General Physics using differential and integral calculus will 
be studied. Students completing PHYS 211-212 and PHYS 215, 216 will have taken 
the equivalent of General Physics with calculus. Two class periods per week. (Winter) 

PHYS 310. Modern Physics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 21 1 -21 2; MATH 1 81 , 1 82. 

The origins of modern physics, quantum theory, the theory of relativity, nuclear physics. 
Three hours lecture each week. Laboratory experience is available in PHYS 325. (Fall) 

PHYS 313. Physical Optics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 21 1 -21 2, 31 0; MATH 1 82. 

Refraction, reflection, interference, and absorption of light are discussed from the 
standpoint of the ray and especially of the wave theories of light. Laboratory experience 
is available in PHYS 325. (Winter, even years) 

PHYS 315. Spectroscopy 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 21 1 -21 2, 31 0; MATH 1 82. 

Interpretation of spectral line and band wavelengths, profiles, and intensities in terms of 
stars' composition, temperature, pressure, motions. Design of laboratory experiments 
to obtain atomic and molecular constants. Systematics of atomic and molecular data. 
Laboratory experience is available in PHYS 497. (Fall, even years) 

PHYS 316. Mathematics of Physics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 21 3-21 4, 31 0; MATH 315. 
See MATH 316 for course description. 

PHYS 317. Issues in Physical Science and Religion (E-3) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: One year of high school physics or chemistry or one semester of college 
physics or chemistry; junior standing. 



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This course is cross-listed with RELT 317, School of Religion. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

Scientific method, truth, reality, logic and derivability, authority/inspiration, faith and 
reason in mathematics and physical sciences. Non-logical factors in acceptance of 
scientific statements as authoritative. Arguments for the existence of God. Causality, 
determinism and miracles. Scientific revolutions and paradigm shifts with relation to 
trends in religion and philosophy. Does not apply to a major in or minor in Physics. 
(Winter) 



PHYS 325. Advanced Physics Laboratory I 1 hour 

Prerequisites: PHYS 213-214, 310. 

Laboratory experiments pertinent to areas of physics except electricity and magnetism. 
Meets once per week. 

PHYS 326. Advanced Physics Laboratory II 1 hour 

Prerequisites: PHYS 21 3-21 4,310. 
Laboratory experiments pertinent to electricity and magnetism. Meets once a week. 

PHYS 400. Physics Portfolio 1 hour 

Each student majoring in Physics may compile a portfolio consisting of records of 
participation in professional activities as suggested by departmental faculty and as 
initiated by the student. Examples of activities include but are not limited to the 
following: attendance at club meetings, professional film showings, visiting-scientist 
seminar, and research review sessions, reading of journals and books, participation at 
professional meetings, preparation for graduate school and for employment, and lists of 
concepts or new ideas. The portfolio is reviewed upon the student's registration for this 
course during the senior year. The grade earned for this credit will depend upon the 
persistence of the student in participation during his/her stay at Southern Adventist 
University and during summers, and upon the breadth and depth of the entries. It also 
depends upon the student having his/her portfolio reviewed by the Department at the 
end of each preceding semester, and the extent to which the Department's suggestions 
on those occasions are implemented. 

PHYS 41 1 . Thermodynamics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 213-214, 310; MATH 182. 

A study of gases, kinetic theory, and quantum statistics. Emphasis is placed on being 
able to use thermodynamics data in the literature. Three hours of lecture each week. 
This class is not open to students who have taken CHEM 41 1 . Laboratory experience is 
available in PHYS 497. (Fall, even years) 

PHYS 412. Quantum Mechanics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 215, 216, 310; MATH 315. 

The limits to classical physics; wave packets, the Schroedinger equation, 
eigenfunctions and eigenvalues, one-dimensional potentials, the solution of the 
Schroedinger equation in spherical-polar coordinates for the hydrogen atom; electron 
spin and the Pauli requirement for antisymmetric wave functions, with applications to 
states of light atoms; variation techniques for small atoms and molecules, Hueckel and 
LCAO methods. This class is not open to students who have taken CHEM 412. (Winter, 
odd years) 

PHYS 413. Analytic Mechanics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 215, 216, 310; MATH 182, 218, 315 (MATH 316, 317, 318, 319, 
41 1-41 2 desirable). 

The motion of a particle in gravitational and other classical fields is attacked using the 
techniques of differential equations in the Newtonian, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian 
forms. Special functions, vector theorems, transforms, and tensors are introduced as 
needed. Laboratory experience is available in PHYS 325. (Fall, odd years) 

PHYS 414-415. Electrodynamics 3,3 hours 



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Prerequisites: PHYS 215, 216, 310; MATH 182, 218, 315, (316, 317, 318, 319, 
41 1-41 2 desirable). 

Analysis of electrical circuits, electrostatic and magnetostatic fields, and the motion of 
charges therein. Maxwell's equations and the consequent prediction of 
electro-magnetic waves. Applications to modern atomic and nuclear theory are 
stressed. Complex mapping, vector theorems, transforms, and special functions may 
be used. Laboratory experience is available in PHYS 326. (Fall, even years; Winter, 
odd years) 



PHYS 418-419. Advanced Quantum Mechanics 3,3 hours 

Prerequisites: PHYS 215, 216, 310, 412; MATH 182, 218, 315, (316, 317, 318, 319, 
41 1-41 2 desirable) 

The structure of quantum mechanics; review of the Thomson, Bohr, and Fermi-Thomas 
models; operator methods; operators, matrices, and spin; time-independent 
perturbation theory; corrections to the hydrogen-atom treatment; other atoms and the 
periodic table; emission and absorption of radiation from atoms; collision theory; 
elementary particles and their symmetries; group dynamics approach to particle 
classification. (Fall, odd years; Winter, even years) 

PHYS 265/465. Topics in Physics 1-3 hours 

Selected topics presented in a formal classroom setting in specialty areas of physics 
not covered in regular courses. May be repeated for credit for different topics. 

PHYS 480. Scientific Writing and Presentation (W) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: COMM 135 

Principles and techniques of writing for news releases, periodicals, and research 
journals. Practice in scientific meeting oral and poster-session presentation. It is 
expected that the written reports be done with a word processor and that the student 
will have done some original research of an experimental, computational, or 
theorem-proving nature before enrolling in this course. PHYS 295/495 and 297/497 
exist to fulfill this requirement and there are numerous opportunities with pay at 
universities and national laboratories during the student's junior-senior summer. (Fall) 

PHYS 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. 

This course consists of individual or group work adjusted to meet particular needs in 
Physics. Approval must be secured from the instructor prior to registration. This course 
may be repeated for credit. (Fall, Winter) 

PHYS 297/497. Undergraduate Research in Physics 1-2 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. 
Research under direction of a member of the staff. The topic will be assigned in 

accordance to the interests and capabilities of the student. It is assumed that the 

student is familiar with one or more spreadsheets, mathematics manipulation 

programs, and graphing software packages. May be repeated for up to four hours. 

(Fall, Winter; May be accomplished on a co-op basis during the Summer.) 

EARTH SCIENCE 

ERSC 105. Earth Science (E-4) 3 hours 

A non-mathematical and qualitative introduction, for non-science majors, to the areas of 

physical geography, geology, and meteorology. Special consideration is given the 
environment — conservation or pollution of natural resources. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 



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EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Physics 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Attention is given to methods and materials of instruction, planning, testing, and 
evaluating student performance, the survey and evaluation of textbooks. 



(E-3) (E-4) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



School of Religion 



Dean: Ron E. M. Clouzet 

Faculty: Stephen Bauer, Michael G. Hasel, Douglas Jacobs, Greg A. King, 

Judson Lake, Donn W. Leatherman, Carlos G. Martin, Edwin 

Reynolds, 

Philip G. Samaan, Douglas Tilstra 
Research Professor of Systematic Theology: Norman R. Gulley 
Adjunct Faculty: Gordon Bietz, Jack J. Blanco, Fred Fuller, Greg Harper, 

Ken Rogers, Maria Samaan, Lynda Smith 
Adjunct Faculty for Evangelism: Dan Bentzinger, Mark Finley, 

Robert Folkenberg, Sr. 
Evangelism Resource Coordinator: Stephanie Sheehan 

RELIGION 

As an integral part of Southern Adventist University the School of Religion 
has been given the responsibility by the Board of Trustees to prepare young 
men and women in theology and pastoral care for the Seminary and the field, 
and religious education for denominational schools. The School has also 
been asked to provide a degree in religious studies, one in archaeology, and 
courses in general religion for all students. Courses are designed to enhance 
students' commitment to Jesus Christ and their involvement in the mission of 
the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

MISSION STATEMENT 

The School of Religion provides biblical, theological, and practical 
courses to help all university students experience a growing relationship with 
Jesus Christ, understand His teachings in the context of the Seventh-day 
Adventist Church, and live ethical lives in harmony with the Scriptures. It 
also provides quality training in the fields of theology, pastoral care, religious 
education, religious studies, and archaeology, so its graduates, solidly 
grounded in Scripture and with a clear burden for others' salvation, become 
instruments in God's hands to impact the world. 

GOALS 

General Education Courses 

1. To provide instruction in the Scriptures that enhances an intelligent faith 
in Jesus Christ. 

2. To encourage development of a set of values that will provide a basis for 
moral decision-making in the Christian life. 

3. To acquaint the students with the teachings, history, and global mission of 

the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

Theology 

1. To provide professional training that prepares graduates to serve the 
Seventh-day Adventist Church effectively in ministry. 

2. To provide an adequate pre-Seminary training in biblical backgrounds, 
languages, history, theology, and church ministries to meet entrance 
requirements to the M.Div. degree program offered by Andrews 
University. 

3. To provide instruction and practical experience in church ministries and 
public evangelism as outlined in the requirements of the Certification for 



Ministry. 



Pastoral Care 

1. To provide comprehensive, theological, pre-Seminary training for 
chaplaincy and pastoral care ministries. 

2. To supervise pre-Clinical Pastoral Education training for ministries 
requiring chaplaincy certification. 

3. To furnish instruction and practical experience in pastoral and other 
spiritual caring ministries as outlined in the requirements for the 
Certification for Pastoral Care and required cognates. 

Religious Education 

1. To prepare the student for state and church certification (in cooperation 
with the School of Education and Psychology) on the elementary or 
secondary levels. 

2. To support candidates in meeting the requirements of the School of 
Education and Psychology and its certifying officer by offering a course in 
Curriculum and Content Methods/Bible and by supervising student 
teaching. 

3. To qualify students to pursue graduate work in biblical and religious 
studies. 

Religious Studies 

1. To provide a basic education in biblical and religious studies without 
meeting the professional requirements of other majors. 

2. To provide a major for students who are involved in pre-professional 
programs or who elect a double major, one of which is Religion. 

3. To prepare students to become well-informed, local church leaders. 

Archaeology 

1. To provide instruction in the methodology and interpretation of 
archaeological data as it relates to the people, places and events of the 
Bible. 

2. To provide the necessary tools and skills for linguistic/exegetical, 
historical, archaeological, and anthropological analyses. 

3. To qualify students to pursue graduate work in Classical or Near Eastern 
archaeology, museum studies and to provide a major for students 
involved in pre-professional programs. 

Bible Instructor or Literature Evangelist 

1. To provide courses in biblical and theological studies that will give the 
student a foundational knowledge of Scripture. 

2. To provide instructional and practical experience in the student's chosen 
emphasis. 

3. To prepare students to function within the context and structure of church 
organization. 

EFFECTIVENESS 

The School of Religion is committed to develop an ongoing assessment 

and strategy to measure its effectiveness in harmony with the Mission 
Statement of Southern Adventist University, its own mission statement, and 
the recommendation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 



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Faculty Assessment 

The effectiveness of the School of Religion's faculty and programs is 
directly or indirectly assessed by: 

1. Student evaluations of all classes administered regularly through the 
office of the vice president for Academic Administration. 

2. Majors in the final semester of their senior year. 

3. Periodic meetings of the faculty with the chair of the Board and the 
presidents of conferences within the Southern Union. 

Student Assessment 

The quality of the School's graduates as well as its general students is 
assessed by: 

1. A 16PF taken by all Theology and Pastoral Care majors in their 
sophomore and senior years with norms arrived at by extensive research 
of the performance of successful Adventist pastors. If a student's scores 
differ greatly from these norms, the faculty member assigned to 
administer the test meets with the student to discuss potential difficulties 
and to suggest strategies for improvement. This may involve referral to a 
professional for personal or career counseling. Classes in Homiletics 
measure the student's proficiency in those areas. A performance 
evaluation is submitted by the instructor(s) and kept in the student's file 
for future reference. This may involve referral to a professional for 
personal or career counseling. 

2. The 16PF is administered by the School of Education and Psychology to 
all Religious Education majors. If the student's scores indicate potential 
difficulties, the School of Religion is asked to assist in strategies for 
improvement. 

3. A cumulative record of Religious Studies and Archaeology majors is kept 
as a source of information and recommendation. This record includes 
data needed for academic advisement and guidance for graduate work or 
placement. 

4. The religion portion of the annual assessment testing program is 

prepared by the General Education Committee and is administered to all 
students through the office of the vice president for Academic 
Administration. 

NOTE: A summary of the evaluations referred to above will be made available in the form of a 
check sheet to prospective employers who request it and will be signed by the School 
dean on behalf of the Religion faculty. The School itself cannot guarantee employment. 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS 

ADMISSION TO THE THEOLOGY AND PASTORAL CARE PROGRAMS 

Students seeking admission to the ministerial program with its major in 
Theology or Pastoral Care make formal application, normally, during their 
sophomore year. Upper class transfer students must apply during the 
second semester in residence. An evaluation and decision by the religion 
faculty of the student's overall potential for success in ministry, including 
consideration of the applicant's academic progress, emotional stability, social 
and professional skills determine individual acceptance as a Ministerial 
Trainee. If at any time, after being admitted to the program, trainees give 
evidence of failing to maintain commitment to the criteria or preparation for 



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ministry, they forfeit their standing as trainees and the faculty's recognition in 
their senior year as Ministerial Candidates. Acceptance into the ministerial 
program as a trainee and a candidate is required for the completion of the 
Theology and Pastoral Care majors. Students not accepted into the 
program as trainees may choose to complete a major in Religious Studies. 

Trainees: 

Students may apply to the ministerial program for trainee status by 
mid-term of the first semester of their sophomore year. These applications 
will be considered during the last half of the first semester, and announced 
by the start of the second semester. 

Qualifications 

1. Successful completion of 40 hours of academic credit, including ENGL 
101, 102;COMM 135; RELB 125; RELT 138; RELP 150; RELL221. 

2. An over-all grade point average of at least 2.50 and a grade point 
average of 2.50 in all religion classes (including biblical languages) 
completed at the time of application. 

3. Completion of at least two semesters in residence at SAU. 

4. A record of regular attendance at required activities of the SAU School of 
Religion. 

5. Completion of the 1 6 PF Test within six months prior to application. 

6. Completion of the JVIS Plus vocational aptitude and interest test. 

7. Successful completion of the SAU School of Religion Test of Elementary 
Biblical Knowledge. 

8. Successful completion of the SAU School of Religion Test of Elementary 
Doctrinal Knowledge or RELT 255, Christian Beliefs. 

9. Submission of four references including at least one of each of the 
following: 

> A local pastor. 

> A local church elder or church leader. 

> A former employer OR work supervisor, OR supervisor of volunteer 
ministries. 

10. Completion of a prescribed semi-structured interview with the student's 
adviser. 

11. Development and submission of a type-written ministry experience 
portfolio, including the following: 

> A statement of call (similar, though not necessarily identical to the one 
written for Introduction to Ministry). 

> Description of church and ministry activity. 

> Description of any volunteer or employment experience in any setting. 

> A statement of personal goals and values. 

> A growth plan based on self-evaluation, the results of standardized 
tests, and the interview with the adviser. 

12. Approval by the School of Religion Faculty Committee based on the 
following factors: 

> Evaluation of the Ministry Experience Portfolio. 

> Consideration of written recommendations and the recommendation 
of the adviser. 

> Consideration of academic performance. 

> Consideration of standardized tests. 

> Consideration of the student's reputation in the university, church, and 
community. 



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Procedure 

The process of application and admission is as follows: 

1. Complete the 16PF during the first semester of the sophomore year. 
This test will be typically offered in early September. 

2. Complete the trainee application form (available from the dean's 
secretary) during the month of October. 

3. Applications for admission as trainees will be considered by the faculty in 

December. This will allow time for evaluation and additional 
consultation with students, if necessary. 

4. Trainees will be inducted into the program officially at the time of the 
annual Trainee Induction weekend. 

Candidates: 

Students will be considered for approval as ministerial candidates at the 
beginning of the first semester of their senior year. These applications will 
be considered during the early part of the first semester and announced 
about the end of September. 
Qualifications 

Prior to admission to candidate status the student should complete the 
following requirements: 

1. Be in the process of completing (within one academic year) the 32-hour 
major in Theology or the 31 -hour major in Pastoral Care. 

2. Be in the process of completing (within one academic year) the 20-hour 
minor in Biblical Languages. 

3. Be in the process of completing (within one academic year) the 25 hours 
required for certification for ministry or the 19 hours required for 
certification for pastoral care, whichever may apply. 

4. Be in the process of completing (within one academic year) the General 
Education requirements and the required cognates for the BA in 
Theology or Pastoral Care. 

5. Maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.50, and a GPA in 
Religion of 2.50. 

6. Complete Ministerial Candidate requirements. 

7. Complete a second 16PF test within 12 months prior to application for 
candidate status. 

8. Maintain a record of regular attendance at required activities of the SAU 
School of Religion. 

9. Complete the first Ministerial Externship year with the assigned local 
congregation. 

10. Submit the student's ministerial experience portfolio, including all items 
required for candidate status (updated to the time of the candidature 
interview), as well as the following: 

> A current resume 

> A description of goals for ministry and plans for further education 

> A recommendation by the mentoring pastor 

> A recommendation by a member of the board from the mentoring 
church 

11. Go through the candidature interview. 

12. Be approved by the School of Religion Faculty Committee based on the 
following factors: 

> Evaluation of the ministry experience portfolio. 

> Consideration of the recommendations and the recommendation of 
the adviser. 

> Consideration of the student's performance in ministry activities. 



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> Consideration of academic performance. 

> Consideration of the student's reputation in the university, church, and 
community. 

Theology students may apply to the School for variances from #2, #3, and 
#4, of the above qualifications, including exemptions from one biblical 
language, advanced languages, HIST 364/365, and RELP 405/423, provided 
they meet the following criteria: 

1 . Must have attained the age of 35 years prior to enrolling. 

2. Must transfer a minimum of 48 semester hours applicable to the program. 

3 . Must have been active in church work and 
be recommended by their local pastor or 
conference for ministerial training on the 
basis of this work. 

4. Must have individualized study programs 
accepted by the faculty prior to being 
approved for variances indicated above. 



Procedure 

The process of admission is as follows: 

1. Complete the 16PF during the first semester 
of the senior year. This test will be 
typically administered in early September. 

2. Ministerial candidates will be considered 
by the faculty in September. This will allow 
time for evaluation and additional 
consultation with students, if necessary. 

3. A list of candidates approved in this 
program will be posted about the end of 
September. In addition the individuals 
admitted as candidates will be notified by 
letter. 

4 . Candidates will be considered officially 
approved at the time the list is posted, and 
will be honored in the Ministerial Candidate 
Recognition service. 

5. Students will be eligible to sign up for 
conference interviews for graduating seniors 
only following their approval as candidates. 



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If interviews for juniors are requested, 
students will be eligible only if they have 
been admitted as trainees. 

Ministerial Externship 

The School of Religion requires field 
education of Theology and Pastoral Care majors. 
The Ministerial Externship Program is designed 
to enhance professional development by 
acquainting the student with the multi-faceted 
responsibilities of ministry. It provides a 
laboratory setting in membership care, 
evangelism, church leadership, worship, and 
preaching for working with experienced 
mentoring pastors and lay leaders in a local 
church. The education is necessary before the 
student can be recommended by the School of 
Religion for church employment. 

Field School of Evangelism 

Full-scale evangelistic meetings will be conducted for six weeks each 
summer, at least one of which will be under the direction of the Southern 
Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, or for three weeks in a mission 
setting overseas. All Theology majors are required to participate in one such 
field school. Academic credit will be offered for all field schools, and a 
scholarship may be provided for participants in certain field schools. 
Students planning to take the summer Field School program must have 55 
hours with a 2.50 cumulative GPA and RELP 321, 322, 361 and 362 to be 
recommended for admittance. Applications and scholarship information may 
be obtained from the field school coordinator. 

Pastoral Care Practicum 

All Pastoral Care majors are required to participate in a pre-approved 
ministry practicum, normally offered during the summer. Students planning 
to take the Pastoral Care practicum must have met all application 
requirements for consideration. Applications will be available to upper 
classmen and can be obtained from the School of Religion. 

ADMISSION TO THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM 

The Religious Education Program is coordinated with the School of 
Education and Psychology of the University. Planning for certification by the 
states and/or endorsement by the Seventh-day Adventist church for Bible 
teaching is made with the 

certifying officer of the School of Education and Psychology, both for 
admission to the Religious Education program in the sophomore year and to 
the professional semester before the senior year. 

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Program (usually by the end of the sophomore year) after completing all 
requirements as outlined under ADMISSION PROCEDURES in the School 
of Education and Psychology section 

of the Catalog. Initial admission is required before the student can enroll in 
upper division education courses. 

The student must also complete an application and all other requirements 
for admission to Student Teaching. Prior to the professional semester, the 
student must take and pass the PRAXIS II licensure exam — both the 
appropriate section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching, and the 
particular specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 

The criteria for admission to Religious Education, requirements for 
secondary Bible teaching, and policies and procedures related to student 
teaching may be found in the University Catalog under the School of 
Education and Psychology and obtained from the secretary of the School of 
Education and Psychology in Summerour Hall. 

Teacher Certification and Endorsement 

Those seeking Tennessee State Certification must fulfill requirements 
listed on page 1 1 4 of this Catalog. 

ADMISSION TO RELIGIOUS STUDIES 

The Religious Studies major is a liberal arts major for students interested 
in pursuing a degree other than a Theology or Religious Education degree, 
or by students preparing for professional fields such as medicine, dentistry, 
law, and other graduate studies. 

It provides a balanced selection of both biblical studies and theology 
courses. The four-year degree candidate may apply the required 12 hours of 
General Education courses in religion toward the hours needed for the major, 
thus reducing the number of extra courses needed to qualify. 

ADMISSION TO ARCHAEOLOGY 

The Archaeology major is a liberal arts major for students interested in 
preparing for graduate studies in archaeology, museum studies, of cultural 
resource management or as preparation for professional field such as 
medicine, dentistry, law, or education. Students choosing to major in 
archaeology must consult with the director of the Institute 
of Archaeology to determine their area of interest in Near Eastern or 
Classical Studies and to lay plans for participation in archaeological 
fieldwork. 

The four-year degree candidate may apply the required 12 hours of 
General Education courses in religion towards the hours for the major, thus 
reducing the number of extra courses needed to qualify. 

ADMISSION TO THE BIBLE INSTRUCTOR OR LITERATURE 
EVANGELIST PROGRAM 

The Bible Worker and Literature Evangelist Program is a 64-hour, 
two-year degree leading to an A. A. in Religion. Students wishing to be 
recommended for employment as Bible instructors or literature evangelists 
must be approved by the School of Religion. The School of Religion cannot 
recommend for employment anyone whose course of study has been 
inadequate or unapproved. 

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES IN RELIGION 

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appreciation for the Scriptures, and to assist the student in gaining and 
maintaining a vital involvement with Jesus Christ, and a personal 
commitment to serve family, church, community, and the world. Six semester 
hours of religion are required of the two-year graduate, and 12 semester 
hours of the four-year graduate. This is equivalent to one three-hour course 
per year which may be selected from any of the religion courses offered. 
Bachelor degree students must take at least three semester hours at the 
upper division level. (Detailed information on General Education 
requirements are found in the University Catalog.) 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 

The candidates for graduation in the program for Theology or for 
Pastoral Care must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 overall, a 
2.50 in their major and in the area of candidacy in order to graduate, and 
also a 2.50 overall for Seminary entrance. In addition to their major they 
must have 20 hours in Biblical Languages, 25 or 19 hours in professional 
training, and 12 or 19 hours in cognates to qualify for Ministerial 
Candidacy — whichever apply. They must also give evidence of moral, 
physical, social, and intellectual fitness and demonstrate professional 
commitment in order for the School to recommend them as prospective 
ministerial employees. Those students pursuing the Religious Education 
major must have a GPA of 2.75 overall and a 2.75 in education and in the 
field of certification as outlined by the School of Education and Psychology. 
The Religious Studies as well as the A.A. in Religion candidates for 
graduation must have a GPA of 2.25 overall and a 2.25 in their major as 
outlined in the University Catalog. Archaeology graduation candidates must 
have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and 2.75 in their major. Where exit 
examinations are required, the candidate must pass with a score of 75 
percent or above prior to graduation. 

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE PROGRAMS 

The Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theology and Religious Education 
require courses in biblical studies and religion of which three are introductory 
with others covering the Old and New Testaments, the prophetic books of 
Daniel and Revelation, the Spirit of Prophecy, and the Fundamental Beliefs 
of Seventh-day Adventists in the light of Christian theology. 

Major — B.A. Theology (34 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses, continued Hours 

KbLB 125 LlTe and Teachings of Jesus 3 HELI 138 Sdventist Heritage 3 

RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 3 RELT 175 Christian Spirituality I 2 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 3 RELT 439 Prophetic Ministry of EG White 2 

RELB 425 Studies in Daniel (W) 3 RELT 484 Christian Theology I 3 

RELB 426 Studies in Revelation 3 RELT 485 Christian Theology II (W) 3 

RELB 435 New Testament Studies I 3 

RELB 436 New Testament Studies II 3 

Must also include 20 hours in Biblical Languages, 24 hours for Certification for Ministry, and 
cognate requirements as follows: 

Minor in Biblical Languages Hours Required Cognates Hours 

RbLL 181-182 Biblical Hebrew I, II 3,3 HIS I 364-365 Christian Church I (W), II (W) 3,3 

RELL 191-192 New Testament Greek I, II 3,3 PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 

RELL 221 Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 2 

RELL 330 Advanced Hebrew 3 Guidelines for General Education Electives 

RELL 331 Advanced Greek 3 AGO I 103 College Accounting " 3 

EDUC319 Technology in Education 3 

Certification for Ministry ENGL 335 Biblical Literature (W) 3 

HELP 150 Introduction to Ministry HLED 173 Health for Life 2 

RELP 270 Interpersonal Ministry MUCH 216 Music in the Christian Church 3 



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Fundamentals of Counseling fW) 3 
Marriage and the Family 3 



RELP 321 Introduction to Biblical Preaching 2 PSYC 377 

RELP322 Intermediate Biblical Preaching SOCI 225 

RELP 361-362 Personal Evangelism I, II 2,2 

RELP 405 Evangelistic Preaching 

RELP 423 Advanced Biblical Preaching 

RELP 450, 452 Church Ministry I , II 3,3 

RELP 466 Public Evangelism 

Note: The School recommends that those majoring in Theology or Pastoral Care not 
simultaneously take RELL 181-182, Biblical Hebrew I, II; RELL 191-192, New 
Testament Greek I, II; or RELL 330 Advanced Hebrew; RELL 331 , Advanced Greek. 

Major— B. A. Pastoral Care (33 Hours) 



Required Courses 

RELB 125 LTfe and Teachings of Jesus 

RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 

RELB 425 Studies in Daniel (W) 

OR 
RELB 426 Studies in Revelation 

RELB 435 New Testament Studies I 

RELB 436 New Testament Studies II 



Hours 

3 
3 
3 



Required Courses , continued 

HELP 150 Intro to Ministry 



RELT138 Adventist Heritage 

RELT175 Christian Spirituality I 

RELT 439 Prophetic Ministry of EG White 

RELT 484 Christian Theology I 

RELT 485 Christian Theology II (W) 



Hours 

2 

3 
2 
2 
3 
3 



Must also include 20 hours in Biblical Languages, 19 hours Certification for Pastoral Care, 
and 19 hours of cognate requirements as follows: 



Minor in Biblical Languages 

RELL 181 Biblical Hebrew I 

RELL 182 Biblical Hebrew II 

RELL 191 New Testament Greek I 

RELL 192 New Testament Greek II 

RELL 221 Intro to Biblical Exegesis 

RELL 330 Advanced Hebrew 

RELL 331 Advanced Greek 



Certificatio n for Pastoral Care 

HELP 270 
RELP 321 
RELP 322 
RELP 361 
RELP 362 
RELP 391 
RELP 450 
RELP 452 



Interpersonal Ministry 
Intro to Biblical Preaching 
Intermediate Biblical Preaching 
Personal Evangelism I 
Personal Evangelism II 
Practicum 
Church Ministry I 
Church Ministry II 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 

2 
3 
3 

Hours 

2 

2 
2 
2 
2 
3 
3 
3 



Reguired Cognates 

HIST364 ^"^ 



Hours 

3 



HIST 365 
PSYC 122 

PSYC 128 
PSYC 377 

SOCI 225 
SOCI 249 



Christian Church 

Christian Church II 3 

General Psychology 

OR 3 

Developmental Psychology 
Fundamentals of Counseling fW)3 



Marriage and the Family 
Death and Dying 



Guidelines for General Education ElectivesHours 

ACCT103 College Accounting " 3 

BIOL 424 Issues of Nat Science & Rlgn (W)3 

EDUC319 Technology in Education 3 

ENGL 335 Biblical Literature (W) 3 

HLED173 Health for Life 2 

MUCH 216 Music in the Christian Church 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 

B.A. Theology 

B.A. Pastoral Care 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


RELB 125 


Life and Teachings of Jesus 


3 


ENGL 102 


RELT 138 


Adventist Heritage 


3 


PSYC 122 


RELL 


Biblical Language 




RELP 150 




OR 


3 


RELL 221 




Area E-4, Science 








Area A-2, Math 


3 


PEAC 






15 


RELL 



Hours 

Introduction to Public Speaking 3 
College Composition 3 

General Psychology 3 

Introduction to Ministry 2 

Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 

OR 2or1 

Fitness for Life 
Biblical Language 

OR 3 

Area E-4, Science 

15 or 16 



Major — B.A. Religious Education (34 Hours) 



Required Courses 

RELB 125 LlTe and Teachings of Jesus 

RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 

RELB 425 Studies in Daniel (W) 

RELB 426 Studies in Revelation 

RELB 435 New Testament Studies I 

RELB 436 New Testament Studies II 



Hours 

3 
3 
3 
3 
3 
3 
3 



Reguired Courses , continued Hours 

RELT 138 Adventist Heritage 3 

RELT 175 Christian Spirituality I 2 

RELT 439 Prophetic Ministry of EG White 2 

RELT 484 Christian Theology I 3 

RELT 485 Christian Theology II (W) 3 



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Major — B.A. Religious Education (34 Hours), continued 

Must include 35 hours in Education and cognate requirements as follows: 



Professional Education Requirements Hours 

bUUC 137 Intro/hound to Sec & Middle Educ 3 

EDUC 220 Growth Years 

OR 3 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 

EDUC 217 Psych Foundations of Education 2 

EDUC 240 Educ for Excep Children & Youth 2 

EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 

EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Educ (W) 2 

EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 

EDUC 422 Behavior Management — Secondary2 

EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Area 2 

EDUC 437 Curriculum & General Meths, 7-12 1 

EDUC 438 Curriculum Content Meths/Religionl 

EDUC 468 Enhanced Student Teaching 7-1212 



Required Cognates Hours 

HLEU 173 Health for Life 2 

RELL 181 -182 Biblical Hebrew I, II 

OR 3, 3 

RELL 191 -192 New Testament Greek, I, II 



RELL 221 Intro to Biblical Exegesis 

RELP 150 Introduction to Ministry 

RELP 321 Introduction to Biblical Preaching 

RELP 322 Intermediate Biblical Preaching 



Guidelines for General Education 

ACCI 103 



COMM 336 
HLED 173 



Electives 

College Accounting 
Interpersonal Communication 
Health for Life 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Religious Education 



1st Semeste r 

EDUC 137 
ENGL 101 
RELB 125 



Intro & Found of Sec & Middle Educ; 

College Composition 

Life and Teachings of Jesus 

Area A-2, Math 

Area E-4, Science 



Hours 


2nd Semester 


3 EducC 


COMM 135 


3 


EDUC 217 


3 


ENGL 102 


3 


PEAC 225 


3 


RELT138 


15 





Hours 



Introduction to Public Speaking 
Psych Foundations of Education 
College Composition 
Fitness for Life 
Adventist Heritage 
Area E, Science 



Major — B.A. Religious Studies (32 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

RELB 125 Life and Teachings of Jesus 3 

RELB 435 New Testament Studies I 3 

RELB 436 New Testament Studies II 3 

RELP 264 Christian Witnessing 3 

RELT138 Adventist Heritage 3 

RELT175 Christian Spirituality I 2 

RELT255 Christian Beliefs 3 

RELT373 Christian Ethics 3 

RELT 458 World Religions (W) 3 

RELT467 Phil and the Christian Faith (W) 3 



Required Courses, continued 
Select one (1) from the following courses: 
RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 



Hours 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Religious Studies 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


RELB 125 


Life and Teachings of Jesus 


3 


ENGL 102 


RELT 138 


Adventist Heritage 


3 


PEAC 225 




Area A-2, Math 


3 


RELT 175 




Area G-1, Skills 


3 

15 





Introduction to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Fitness for Life 
Christian Spirituality I 
Area E-4, Science 
Area F-1, Behavioral Sci 



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Major — B.A. Archaeology (32-35 Hours) 



Core Courses 

RLLB 237 
RELB 247 
RELB340 
RELB 455 
RELB 497 



Archaeology and the OT 
Archaeology and the NT 
Middle East Study Tour 
Archaeological Fieldwork 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 



Archaeological Method & Theory3 



Choose one (1) concentration: 

Classical Studies Concentration (17 hours)Hours 

KbLL 191 New I estament Greek I 3 

RELL 192 New Testament Greek II 3 

RELL221 Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 2 

RELL 331 Advanced Greek 3 

RELB 435 New Testam ent Studies I 3 

RELB 436 New Testam ent Studies II 3 



Required Cognates 

ENSL445 



HIST 497 
Recommended 



Hours 

Ancient Classics (W) 3 

Research Methods in History (W) 3 



mtermediate French or German 6 



Guidelines for General Education ElectivesHours 

AH I 235 Ceramics 3 

BIOL 424 Issues of Nat Sci & Religion (W) 3 

ERSC105 Earth Science " 3 

HIST 174 World Civilizations 3 



Near Eastern Studies Concentration (20 hours)Hours 

HELL 181 Biblical Hebrew I 3 

RELL 182 Biblical Hebrew II _ 3 

RELL 221 Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 2 

RELL 330 Advanced Hebrew 3 

RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 3 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 3 

RELT 458 World Religions (W) 3 



Required Cognates 

HIST 497 — 



Hours 

Research Methods in History (W) 3 



Recommended 

Intermediate French or German 6 

HIST 375 Ancient World (W) 3 

Guidelines for General Education Electives 

cont. 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Archaeology 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


HIST 174 


World Civilization 


3 


ENGL 102 


RELL 181 


Biblical Hebrew I 




RELL 182 




OR 


3 




RELL 191 


New Testament Greek I 




RELL 192 


SOCI 150 


Cultural Anthropology 


3 


ERSC 105 


ART 235 


Ceramics 


3 

15 





Hours 



Introduction to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Biblical Hebrew II 

OR 
New Testament Greek II 
Earth Science 
AreaG-1, Skills 



Major — A.A. Religion (31 Hours) 

This degree is designed to prepare the student to be effective in lay 
ministry as a Bible Instructor or Literature Evangelist. 



Core Courses 

RELB 125 
RELB 245 

RELB 246 
RELB 435 

RELB 436 



Life and Teachings of Jesus 
Old Testament Studies I 

OR 
Old Testament Studies II 
New Testament Studies I 

OR 
New Testament Studies II 



Hours 

3 

3 



Core Courses, continued Hours 

HELP 270 interpersonal Ministry 2 

RELP 361 Personal Evangelism I 2 

RELP362 Personal Evangelism II 2 

RELT 138 Adventist Heritage 3 

RELT 175 Christian Spirituality I 2 

RELT 255 Christian Beliefs 3 



Choose one (1) concentration: 

Reguired Courses for Bible Instructor Hj 

RELB 425 Studies in Dar 

OR 
RELB 426 Studies in Revelation 

RELP 291 Practicum: Evangelism 

RELP 321 Introduction to Biblical Preaching 



Cognate for both emphases 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 
OR 



Hours 



Required Courses for Literature EvanqelistHour; 

PHEL244 Sale 



PREL 291/391 Practicum: 



2 
Sales 



OR 3 

PREL 492 Public Relations Internship: Sales 

PREL 406 Persuasion and Propaganda 3 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.A. Religion 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 


Introduction to Public Speaki 


ng 3 


HLED 173 


Health for Life 


2 




OR 




RELB 125 


Life and Teachings of Jesus 


3 


RELP 270 


Interpersonal Ministry 


2 


RELT138 


Adventist Heritage 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


RELT175 


Christian Spirituality I 


2 


RELT 255 


Christian Beliefs 


3 




Area A-2, Math 


3 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 






15 




Area E-4, Science 
Area F-1, Behavioral Sci 


3 

3 

15-16 



MINORS IN ARCHAEOLOGY, BIBLICAL LANGUAGES, CHRISTIAN 
SERVICE, MISSIONS, PRACTICAL THEOLOGY, RELIGION, AND 
YOUTH MINISTRY 



Minor — Archaeology (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

RELB 245 Old Testament Studies I 

RELB 246 Old Testament Studies II 

OR 3,3 

RELB 435 New Testament Studies I 

RELB 436 New Testament Studies II 



Required Courses , continued Hours 

RELB 237 Archaeology and the OT 3 

RELB 247 Archaeology and the NT 3 

RELB 455 Archaeological Fieldwork 3 

RELB 497 Archaeological Method & TheoryS 



Minor — Biblical Languages (20 Hours) 



Required Courses Hours 

RELL 1 81 , 1 82 Biblical Hebrew I, II 3,3 

RELL 1 91 , 1 92 New Testament Greek I, 1 1 3,3 
RELL 221 Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 2 



Required Courses , continued Hours 

RELL 330 Advanced Hebrew 3 

RELL 331 Advanced Greek 3 



Minor — Christian Service (18 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

RELB 125 Life and Teaching of Jesus 3 

RELT 138 Adventist Heritage 

OR " 3 

RELT 255 Christian Beliefs 

RELP 264 Christian Witnessing 3 



Required Courses , continued Hours 

RED 3 ETectives (6 hrs must be UD] 9~ 

(Mayincl HMNT 215/415 
Cross-Cultural Experience 



Minor — Missions (23 Hours) 



Required Courses 



Hours Required Courses , continued Hours 

COMM 291 Intercultural Communications 

Practicum* 
2 OR 3 

HMNT 21 5/41 5 Cross-Cultural Geography* 
SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 

OR 3 

SOCI 230 Multicultural Relations 

*These courses require admission to the Student Missions Program and successful completion of one academic 
year of student mission experience. 



RELB 125 


Life and Teaching of Jesus 


3 


RELP 240 


World Missions 


3 


RELP 361 


Personal Evangelism I 




RELP 466 


Public Evangelism (must be 






outside USA) 


3 


RELT 255 


Christian Beliefs 


3 


RELT 458 


World Religions (W) 


3 



Minor — Practical Theology (19 Hours)* 



Required Courses Hours 

RELP 270 [ntlrpersonal Ministry 2 

RELP 321 Introduction to Biblical Preaching 2 

RELP 322 Intermediate Biblical Preaching 2 



Required Courses , continued Hours 

RELP 361-362 Personal Evangelism I, II 2,2 

RELP 450, 452 Church Ministry I, II 3,3 

RELP 466 Public Evangelism 3 



*Non-theology majors must obtain permission from the School of Religion 
Prerequisites apply to RELP 321 . 

Minor — Religion (18 Hours) 

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teaching in other areas could, with careful selection, also acquire a minor in 
Religion. 

All who wish to have an add-on teacher certification in Religion must have 
a Religion minor plus EDUC 438, Curriculum and Content Methods/Bible, 
Grades 7-12 (1 hour). 

Required Courses Hours 

RELB125 Life & Teachings of Jesus 3 

RELT138 Adventist Heritage 3 

AND 

U/D RELB or RELT Courses 6 

Religion Electives (may incl RELP) 6 

No more than one of the following courses may be chosen to apply toward the 
minor: RELT 31 7, 424. 



Minor — Youth Ministry (20 or 21 Hours) 



RELP 251 


Introduction to Youth M 


inistry 


3 


HbLB 435 


New I estament Stud 


:es I 




RELP 252 


Intermediate Youth Min 


istry* 


3 




OR 




3 


RELT 255 


Christian Beliefs 




3 


RELB 436 


New Testament Stud 


iesll 




Choose one 


of the following: 






EDOE 138 


Outdoor Basics 






RELB 245 


Old Testament Studies 


I* 






OR 




3, 2 




OR 




3 


EDOE 300 


Outdoor Ministries 






RELB 246 


Old Testament Studies 


II* 




















PSYC 422 


Adolescent Psycholoi 


3V* 


3 



Academic requirements apply 

BIBLICAL STUDIES 

RELB 125. Life and Teachings of Jesus (B-1) 3 hours 

A study of the life, ministry, and teachings of Jesus with special emphasis on His 
teachings as they apply to the personal, social, and religious problems of the individual. 
(Fall, Winter, Summer) 

RELB 175. Acts of the Apostles (B-1) 3 hours 

A study of the development of the church during apostolic times, including an 
introduction to the characters, issues, and events that shaped the earliest Christian 
communities and the theological development of the gospel by the early church. 

RELB 237. Archaeology and the Old Testament (B-1) 3 hours 

A study of cultures, customs, languages, and religions that impact the understanding of 
the Old Testament based on archaeological and other ancient material culture which, 
interpreted from the viewpoint of the Bible, emphasizes its authenticity. (Fall) 

RELB 245. Old Testament Studies I (B-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Six hours of religion courses. 

An introduction to the Pentateuch and Writings, two major divisions of the Old 
Testament. Attention will be given to the structure, themes, theology, historical setting, 
and significance of this literature in Christian interpretation. Various approaches to the 
study of the Old Testament will be surveyed. (Fall) 

RELB 246. Old Testament Studies II (B-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Six hours of religion courses. 

An introduction to the Prophets, a third major division of the Old Testament. Attention 
will be given to the structure, themes, theology, historical setting, and significance of this 
literature in Christian interpretation. (Winter) 



RELB 247. Archaeology and the New Testament (B-1) 3 hours 



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A study of the cultures, customs, languages, and religions that impact the 
understanding of the New Testament based on archaeological and other ancient 
material culture which, interpreted from the viewpoint of the Bible, emphasizes its 
authenticity. (Winter) 

RELB 340. Middle East Study Tour (B-1) 1-3 hours 

Sponsored by the School of Religion, the Middle East Study Tour focuses on the 
archaeological, historical, and geographical study of the region with an emphasis on the 
comparative study of cultures, locations, and events as they related to the Bible. Fees 
are assessed to cover the expenses of the tour. (Summer) 

RELB 425. Studies in Daniel (W) (B-1) 3 hours 

Recommended: HIST 174, 175. 

A study of selected historical and prophetic portions of Daniel to discover their meaning 
and relevance for today. (Fall, Summer as needed) 

RELB 426. Studies in Revelation (B-1) 3 hours 

Recommended: HIST 174, 175. 

A study of the prophecies and symbolisms of Revelation with their historical fulfillments. 
Special attention will be given to discovering its special message for our day. (Winter, 
Summer as needed) 

RELB 435. New Testament Studies I (B-1) 3 hours 

A brief introduction to and exegetical study of the General Letters of the New Testament 
which include, Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, Jude, 1, 2, and 3 John. Includes a 
background survey of the book of Acts. (Fall) 

RELB 436. New Testament Studies II (B-1) 3 hours 

A brief introduction to and exegetical study of the Pauline Letters of the New Testament 
which include, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Romans, 
Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians, Philemon, 1 and 2 Timothy. (Winter) 

RELB 255/455. Archaeological Fieldwork (B-1) 1-6 hours 

In conjunction with the archaeological expeditions, sponsored by Southern Adventist 
University, qualified students obtain practical experience and training in archaeological 
fieldwork by assisting in the supervising of excavation drawings, registering, reading of 
pottery, and related work. Fees are assessed to cover the expenses of fieldwork and 
room and board. (Summer) 

RELB 465. Topics in Biblical Studies (B-1) 1-3 hours 

This course is designed to provide an exposure to a wide range of religious studies 
dealing with issues encountered in biblical studies. The content will change, as needed, 
so the course may be repeated once for credit. Open to all students. (As needed) 

RELB 295/495. Directed Study (B-1) 1-3 hours 

This course is limited primarily to Theology, Religious Education and Religious Studies 
majors and must be approved by the dean of the School of Religion. Occasionally the 
course may be conducted as a seminar and published in the schedule of classes. This 
course may be repeated for credit. (As needed) 

RELB 497. Archaeological Method and Theory (B-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: RELB 237, 247. 

This course provides a thorough background to archaeological method and theory for 
the advanced archaeology student, including a historical overview of archaeological 
inquiry, as well as the development of procedure, method, and theoretical perspectives 
in the discipline. There will be a focus on ceramic typology and interpretation of site 
reports in the southern Levant and the Aegean world. Open to archaeology majors and 
minors only. (Winter, even years) 



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BIBLICAL LANGUAGES 

RELL 181-182. Biblical Hebrew I, II (D-1) 3,3 hours 

A foundation course in the grammar, syntax, and lexicography of classical Biblical 
Hebrew, with an emphasis on reading skills. Laboratory work required. 

RELL 191-192. New Testament Greek I, II (D-1) 3,3 hours 

A foundational study of the grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of the koine Greek of the 
New Testament. The student will read and translate selected New Testament 
passages in preparation for doing exegesis of the New Testament text. Lab fee 1 will 
be assessed for the National Biblical Greek exam. 

RELL 221. Introduction to Biblical Exegesis 2 hours 

Prerequisite: One semester of Biblical language. 

An introduction to biblical exegesis (the application of principles of interpretation) to 
passages of the Bible representing the various genres of the Old and New Testaments. 
This course will acquaint the student with the presuppositions which lie beneath various 
hermeneutical approaches to the text, and with guidelines for the steps in the 
interpretation of the text. Opportunity will be given for involvement in the process of 
biblical exegesis. (Winter) 

RELL 330. Advanced Hebrew 3 hours 

Prerequisites: RELL 1 81 , 1 82, 221 . 

Application of the principles of exegesis to the text of the Hebrew Bible, with particular 
emphasis on the contribution of Hebrew lexicography, grammar, syntax and style to the 
understanding of the text. The student will be expected to analyze the text of assigned 
passages and to prepare brief exegetical papers and sermons based on the Hebrew 
text of the Old Testament. (Fall) 

RELL 331. Advanced Greek 3 hours 

Prerequisites: RELL 1 91 , 1 92, 221 . 

An advanced course which applies the principles of koine Greek grammar and syntax to 
the exegesis of selected passages from the Greek New Testament. Emphasis will be 
placed upon the significance of the results of exegesis for preaching the text. (Fall) 

RELL 465. Topics in Biblical Languages 1-3 hours 

This course is designed to provide an exposure to a wide range of religious studies 
dealing with issues encountered in Biblical languages and exegesis. The content will 
change, as needed, so the course may be repeated once for credit. Open to all 
students. (As needed) 

RELL 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

This course is limited primarily to Theology, Religious Education, Archaeology and 

Religious Studies majors and must be approved by the dean of the School of Religion. 
Occasionally the course may be conducted as a seminar and published in the schedule 
of classes. This course may be repeated for credit. (As needed) 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 

RELP 150. Introduction to Ministry 2 hours 

Prerequisites: Three hours of religion courses. Students whose major does not 
require this course must obtain permission from instructor and School dean. 
An introduction to the basics of ministry, focusing on issues such as the call to pastoral 
or teaching ministry, Christ-centered living, personal spirituality, ethical behavior, 
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This course seeks to develop personal morality, spiritual growth, and practical life-skills 
in ministers and teachers in training. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for the IDAK 
career evaluation. 

RELP 251. Introduction to Youth Ministry (B-3) 3 hours 

This course will explore the biblical basis for a specialized ministry to children, youth, 
and young adults. The students will become acquainted with current research, 
contemporary approaches, and available resources to enhance ministry to youth. 
Practical experience in area churches will be required. 

RELP 252. Intermediate Youth Ministry 3 hours 

Prerequisite: RELP 251 . 

This course will focus on principles and strategies for specialized ministry among 
adolescents in the local church. Practical experience in area churches will be required. 

RELP 264. Christian Witnessing (B-3) 3 hours 

This course will focus on Christ's model of reaching people and how this approach can 
be integrated in one's spiritual life and implemented with interpersonal relationships and 
the sharing of the gospel. (Winter) 

RELP 270. Interpersonal Ministry 2 hours 

Prerequisites: Three hours of religion courses. Students whose major does not 
require this course must obtain permission from instructor and School dean. 
The development of listening skills and interpersonal communication in pastoral 
visitation with special emphasis on revitalizing inactive members. Laboratory work in 
area churches will be required. 

RELP 321. Introduction to Biblical Preaching 2 hours 

Prerequisites: COMM 135; RELL 221 ; Junior status or permission of the instructor. 
This introductory course examines the foundations for effective biblical preaching. 
Attention will be given to the call and preparation of the preacher, principles of biblical 
hermeneutics, the elements of sermon formulation, and principles of sermon delivery. A 
topical, biographical, or narrative sermon will be preached and analyzed in a peer 
review setting. (Fall) 

RELP 322. Intermediate Biblical Preaching 2 hours 

Prerequisite: RELP 321 ; Junior status or permission of the instructor. 
This course focuses on the preparation and delivery of expository sermons. Attention 
will be given to the discovery of the exegetical idea of the text, the formulation of the 
homiletical idea, and how to preach with conviction. Expository sermons will be 
preached and analyzed in a peer review setting. (Winter) 

RELP 240/340. World Missions (B-3) 3 hours 

A survey of the major religious, philosophical, and cultural traditions for the purpose of 
enhancing Christian outreach and cross-cultural evangelism. (Winter) 

RELP 354. Introduction to Pastoral Counseling 3 hours 

This course is an introduction to pastoral redemptive care. Visitation to correctional and 
rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and nursing homes will be required. This course is not 
designed as an introduction to professional counseling. 

RELP 361. Personal Evangelism I (B-3) 2 hours 

The course covers the principles and practice of one-to-one evangelism, focusing on 
leading people to Christ, giving effective Bible studies, friendship evangelism, 
ministering to young people, and working in local church outreach endeavors. 
Students must take this course immediately preceding RELP 362, Personal Evangelism 
II. (Fall) 

RELP 362. Personal Evangelism II (B-3) 2 hours 



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Prerequisite: RELP 361 . 

This course builds on the practical ministry skills introduced in Personal Evangelism I. 
In addition, urban evangelism, small groups outreach, and answering Bible objections 
will be covered. Students whose major or minor requires RELP 466, Public 
Evangelism, must take the course immediately before Public Evangelism. (Winter) 

RELP 291/391. Practicum 1-3 hours 

Supervised practicum in various forms of ministry as individually designed for each 
student. The program and the supervisor must be approved by the School of Religion 
prior to registration. These programs will involve a minimum of 100 hours of instruction 
and activity for each hour of credit. This course may be applied to a Religion minor but 
is not a substitute for RELP 466 Public Evangelism. 

RELP 401. Fundamentals of Biblical Preaching 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Permission of the School of Religion. 

A basic homiletics course focusing on the preparation and delivery of expository 
sermons. The student will learn and implement a ten-step method for sermon 
preparation, and will preach it in a peer-review setting. The course is intended for 
students with no academic credit in preaching. (Summer as needed) 

RELP 405. Evangelistic Preaching (B-3) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: RELP 321 . 

This course concentrates on the development and delivery of distinctively Adventist 
messages with emphasis on soul-winning decisions and the use of multi-media. 
(Winter) 

RELP 423. Advanced Biblical Preaching 2 hours 

Prerequisite: RELP 321 , 322. 

This course explores further methods of biblical preaching such as the narrative plot 
and the inductive sermon, all the while challenging the student to a complete reliance 
upon Word and Spirit. Preaching is set for specific needs, situations, and the 
development of a sermonic series. Sermons are preached and analyzed in a peer 
review setting. (Fall) 

RELP 450. Church Ministry I (B-3) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: RELP 150, 362, or permission of the instructor and school dean. Senior 
status only. 

An introduction to church ministry, this course explores a biblical theology of church 
ministry, clergy, and laity roles and relationships, church administration, and the practice 
of some specific ministries in the local setting. Laboratory work in area churches is 
required. (Fall) 

RELP 452. Church Ministry II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: RELP 150, 362, or permission of the instructor and school dean. Senior 

status only. 

In this course consideration is given to the personal as well as the professional life of 
the pastor, such as spiritual leadership, life management, worship ministry, priestly 
functions (baptisms, weddings, and funerals), denominational policy, church growth, 
and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit for ministry. The course includes the theology 
major exit exam. Laboratory work in area churches is required. (Winter) 

RELP 465. Topics in Professional Training 1-3 hours 

In this introductory course, Christ's model of personal evangelism will be emphasized 
and attention will be given to the principles and practice of one-to-one evangelism with 
people of Christian, secular, and non-Christian backgrounds. The presentation of the 
gospel and giving of Bible studies is modeled in class, and laboratory experience is 
required of the student. (As needed) 

RELP 466. Public Evangelism 3 hours 



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Prerequisite: RELP 362 and Acceptance as a Ministerial Trainee. 

Principles employed in preparing and conducting public evangelistic meetings are 

explored and experienced in connection with the Field School of Evangelism. The 

student learns how to plan and hold an evangelistic series as well as visit with 

evangelistic interests. Consent from the School of Religion must be obtained before 

enrollment. 

RELP 468. Health Evangelism (B-3) 3 hours 

A study of the concepts and methods of creating witnessing opportunities through taking 
advantage of the current interest in preventive health practices and lifestyle changes. 
The objective of these concepts and methods is to obtain decisions for a more abundant 
way of life and to lead men and women to Christ. The course also will provide future 
church leaders with practical ways to utilize the talents of members in health 
evangelism. Laboratory work in area churches and/or community settings is required. 

RELP 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

This course is limited primarily to Theology, Religious Education and Religious Studies 
majors and must be approved by the dean of the School of Religion. Occasionally the 
course may be conducted as a seminar and published in the schedule of classes. This 
course may be repeated for credit. (As needed) 



THEOLOGY AND RELIGION 

RELT 138. Adventist Heritage (B-2) 3 hours 

A study of the Second Advent Awakening in the nineteenth century and the subsequent 
development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Special emphasis will be placed on 
the contributory role in the church of the Spiritual Gift of Prophecy through the life and 
ministry of Ellen G. White. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

RELT 175. Christian Spirituality I (B-2) 2 hours 

A historical and theological study of Christian spirituality. This course provides 
a basic introduction to the devotional life, with an emphasis on prayer and 
fasting, including a practical application of the dynamics of these spiritual 
disciplines as a means of enriching the spiritual life. 

RELT 176. Christian Spirituality II (B-2) 1 hour 

Prerequisite: R E LT 1 7 5 . 

A continued study of the classic spiritual disciplines of the Christian faith with an 
emphasis on Scripture as a dynamic in personal spiritual development. This course will 
focus on contemplative reading of Scripture, journaling, meditation on Scripture, and 
Scripture memorization. (Winter) 

RELT 225. Last-Day Events (B-2) 3 hours 

Last-Day Events is a biblical, theological, and historical study of eschatology rooted in 
its Christ-centered focus. It considers the unique Seventh-day Adventist contribution 
over against that made by leading scholars both in the past and present. Also it 
examines the New Age Movement and Dispensationalism and focuses on how to be 
ready for the end event. 

RELT 255. Christian Beliefs (B-2) 3 hours 

Christian Beliefs is a study of Adventist doctrines in a Christ-centered context. This 
course will involve a study of the major teachings, with a view to enhancing the 
student's understanding and ability to provide biblical support for his/her faith. (Fall, 
Winter, Summer) 

*RELT 317. Issues in Physical Science and Religion (B-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PHYS 317, Physics Department. A student may 
receive credit for this course from only one program. 



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See PHYS 317 for course description. 

RELT 373. Christian Ethics (B-2) 3 hours 

A foundation course in moral decision-making in the fields of bio-ethics, social ethics, 
and personal ethics. The objective is to discover timeless norms by which to make basic 
ethical decisions across the professional spectrum. These norms are then applied to 
issues relevant to the student. Limited to students required to take Ethics for their 
program or students with Junior/Senior class standing. 

*RELT 421. Issues in Science and Society (W) (B-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with BIOL 421, Biology Department. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See BIOL 421 for course description. 

*RELT 424. Issues in Natural Science and Religion (W) (B-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with BIOL 424, Biology Department. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See BIOL 424 for course description. 



*One of the "Issues" courses can apply to General Education natural science requirement for majors, 
and to Religion for non-majors. 

RELT 439. Prophetic Ministry of Ellen G. White (B-2) 2 hours 

Prerequisites: RELT 138; senior status only; and permission of instructor and School 
dean for non-majors. 

Designed for majors in Theology and Religious Education, this is a course on the life, 
and in particular, the prophetic ministry of Ellen G. White, one of the founders of the 
Seventh-day Adventist Church. Topics will include a biblical study of the gift of 
prophecy, an understanding of the process of revelation and inspiration, and conflict 
issues often faced by congregational ministers and school teachers. (Winter) 

RELT 458. World Religions (W) (B-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Junior or senior status only. 

A study of several major representative Christian denominations and non-Christian 
religions, including a survey of the history and the distinctive characteristics of each. 
This course will also compare and contrast these religions, consider areas of 
commonality between them and biblical Christianity, and provide insights as to how to 
share Christianity with practitioners of these religions. (Fall, Winter, Summer as 
needed) 

RELT 465. Topics in Theological Studies (B-2) 1-3 hours 

This course is designed to provide an exposure to a wide range of religious studies 
dealing with issues encountered in theology. The content will change, as needed, so the 
course may be repeated once for credit. Open to all students. (As needed) 

RELT 467. Philosophy and the Christian Faith (W) (B-2) 3 hours 

A study of philosophical thinking as applied to understanding worldviews. Attention will 
be given to ancient philosophical systems and their influence on worldviews today. The 
student will also study current worldviews of Christian theism, deism, naturalism, 
nihilism, existentialism, Eastern Pantheistic monism, New Age philosophy, and 
postmodernism. This worldview understanding will be applied in case studies of 
contemporary movies. The criteria for evaluating all worldviews will be the Christian 
worldview in the context of the Adventist understanding of the great controversy. 

RELT 484. Christian Theology I (B-2) 3 hours 



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Prerequisite: Junior or senior status only. 

Christian Theology I is an in-depth study of the 27 Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental 
Beliefs to equip the student to know the doctrines of the church from Scripture and to 
present them to others. (Fall) 

RELT 485. Christian Theology II (W) (B-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: RELT 484. 

Christian Theology II examines the major theological issues such as Christology, 
Pneumatology, Anthropology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology to strengthen 
confidence in Scripture and to equip the student to preach with certainty. (Winter) 

RELT 295/495. Directed Study (B-2) 1-3 hours 

This course is limited primarily to the School majors and must be approved by the dean 
of the School of Religion. Occasionally the course may be conducted as a seminar and 
published in the schedule of classes. This course may be repeated for credit. (As 
needed) 



EDUCATION 

EDUC 438. Curriculum Content Methods/Religion 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. 

Attention is given to methods and materials construction, planning, testing and 
evaluating student performance, and the survey and evaluation of textbooks. (As 
needed) 



(D-1) (W) See pages 24-25 and 27-31 for explanation of General Degree and General 
Education requirements. 



Social Work and 
Family Studies 



Chair: Rene Drumm 

Faculty: Christopher Atkins (Director, Social Work Program), Elizabeth 

Dunbar 

(Director of Field), Stanley Stevenson (Director, Child Welfare 
Program) 

Adjunct Faculty: Shelley Kennedy, Edward Lamb, Terrie Ruff 
Social Welfare Consortium: Sibyl R. Beaulieu, Anita Gonzalez, Gary L. 
Jones, Jr., 

Evie Nogales Baker, Dawn Michelle Snow 
Website: swfs.southern.edu 

PHILOSOPHY 

The philosophy of the Social Work and Family Studies Department and 
faculty rests on the cornerstones of social justice and service. Social justice 
encompasses protecting human rights, caring for God's creation, 
peacemaking, advocating for the poor and vulnerable, and empowering 
individuals, families, and communities. Active service to others on campus 
and to the larger community demonstrates the Biblical message of peace 
and social justice. 

ACADEMIC STANDING 

The Social Work and Family Studies Department is committed to academic 
excellence in both majors. A grade of a C or better is required in all core 
social work (SOCW) classes. Social work majors must maintain an overall 
GPA of 2.50 or higher to be admitted into the program and to remain in the 
program. 

PROGRAMS IN SOCIAL WORK AND FAMILY STUDIES 

The Social Work and Family Studies Department offers a degree in Social 
Work (accredited by the Council on Social Work Education) and in Family 
Studies. Minors are also available in Behavioral Science, Family Studies, 
and Sociology. 

The curricula for both the BSW and Family Studies degrees include 
computer content and hands-on experience intended to enable majors to 
develop elementary skills including word processing, spreadsheet, database, 
Internet, CD ROMS, video — interactive, and statistical analysis. Majors are 
encouraged to have their own personal computers (PCs) if possible. 

SOCIAL WORK 

The study of social work is one of the most exciting and important fields of 
inquiry and practice within the people sciences. A historic and defining 
feature of the social work profession is its focus on individual well-being 
within a social context coupled with a keen interest in the well-being of 
society as a whole. Particular attention is given to the needs and 
empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in 
poverty. Fundamental to social work is its emphasis on environmental 
forces that create, contribute to, as well as ameliorate problems of human 
existence. 

SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT 



The mission of the Bachelor of Social Work program is to provide a quality 
generalist baccalaureate education based upon a Christian service value 
system. The graduates of this program are expected to be able to function 
in entry level positions working with individuals, families, small groups, 
organizations, communities and with diverse peoples. The social work 
practice skills and theoretical orientations used by these professional social 
workers are informed and guided by evidence-based research findings. 
These professional social workers will demonstrate this professionalized 
value system by exemplifying a dedication to the promotion of social and 
economic justice through an understanding of and a commitment to social 
change for the benefit of the poor, the disenfranchised, and other 
populations-at-risk. 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK 

The Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW) prepares students for 
entry-level social work generalist baccalaureate practice. The BSW is the 
foundation degree for social work careers in mental health, child welfare, 
health care, public welfare, schools, family service, developmental 
disabilities, service to the aged, industry, business and labor, and criminal 
justice. The degree is designed to also prepare students for informed 
community participation in social welfare issues. The BSW is the preferred 
preparation for the terminal graduate practice degree, the Masters of Social 
Work, (MSW). Job opportunities in the social work field are projected to 
grow at an above average rate during the near future. 

The program makes available a number of experiences, both curricular 
and extracurricular, to enrich its students' academic experience. Multiple 
volunteer opportunities deepen understanding and compassion. A number 
of field experiences enhance commitment and skill building. National and 
international study tours are available to engender cross-cultural and global 
perspectives (see below). The center piece of the applied dimension of the 
curriculum is the 400 hour FIELD PRACTICUM in which each student 
participates in "real life" experience while being supervised by a seasoned 
and credentialed professional social worker. 

Extracurricular opportunities include membership in the National 
Association of Social Workers and the Phi Alpha Honor Society. Social 
Work Month is celebrated each March. The Edward Lamb Community 
Scholarship Fund provides opportunity to develop fund raising skills, 
socialization for social service commitment, and monies for the educational 
expenses of exemplary students. 

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD AGENCIES 

Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute 

UT College of Medicine, Family Practice Unit 

Chattanooga State Technical Community College 

Chattanooga Headstart/Early Headstart 

Family & Children's Services 

Hamilton County Juvenile Court 

TC Thompson Children's Hospital 

Martin-Boyd Christian Home (Assisted Living) 

Chattanooga CARES AIDS Resource Center 

Alexian Brothers Community Services PACE Program 

Clinical Social Work Private Practice Community 

STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE 

This committee is made up of two elected students from each class, 



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freshman through senior, and two students elected at large. This committee 
provides a formalized student voice concerning any aspect of the social work 
program (see Student Handbook). 

SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM POLICIES 

Students who are admitted to the social work program are considered 
adequately mature to realize the importance of accepting personal 
responsibility for their learning and professional behavior. 



The social work program Student Handbook outlines the policies of the 
program. Each student accepted into the program is responsible to become 
acquainted with and to abide by these policies. 

Transportation for volunteer and practicum experiences is not provided by 
the program. Students will be expected to provide their own transportation 
and make arrangements to share this expense with fellow students 
participating in the same experiences. 

The social work program reserves the right to deny admission to and to 
remove students from the social work program who have an unresolved 
felony on record in any state and who have records of misconduct, legal and 
otherwise, that would jeopardize their professional performance. 

The social work program reserves the right to revise, add, and withdraw 
policies and/or courses as necessary to ensure a quality social work 
program. 

ACCREDITATION 

The social work program is accredited with the Council on Social Work 
Education. 

ADMISSION PROCEDURES 

Admission to Southern Adventist University does not automatically enroll 
the student in the social work program. Declaration as a social work major 
is not equivalent of acceptance to the program. The final decision on 
acceptance and continuation in the program is made by the program 
Admissions and Progressions Committee. 
During the second semester of the freshmen year the student is to 

complete an 

autobiography 
and a written 
essay on a 
specific social 
issue. 
During the first semester of the sophomore year the student is to file a 
formal application to the social work program (refer to the Student Handbook 
for specifics). Application forms may be obtained from the office manager in 
the program office. Minimum requirements for admission to the program 
and upper division courses are listed below: 

1 . Acceptance to Southern Adventist University. 

2. Completion of application form, autobiographical statement, and a 
writing sample on specific social policy. 

3. Submission of a current unofficial transcript. 

4. Have an overall grade point average of 2.50 or higher (exceptions 
may be made for persons who do not meet the grade point average 
requirements if they are strong candidates on the basis of other 



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criteria). Have completed SOCW 211: Introduction to Social Work, 
SOCW 212: Social Welfare as an Institution, and SOCW 213: 
Interviewing Skills with a grade of C or higher. 

5. Show evidence of physical, mental, and moral fitness. Further 
references may be required regarding character, attitude, and coping 
ability in case of a question in this area. 

6 . Students whose native language is not 
English must achieve at least 550 on the 
Test of English as a Foreign Language 

(TOEFL) . 

7 . Have taken the Taylor- Johnson Temperament 

Analysis Test. The student is to make 
arrangements with the University 
Counseling and Testing Center to take this 
test . 

8 . Completion of a successful interview with 

the Admissions and Progressions Committee. 

The Committee reviews the application 
material, conducts the interview, and makes a 
decision concerning the application. 
Applicants are notified of the Committee's 
decision by a letter from the program director. 
An applicant denied admission to the social 
work program may appeal the denial decision in 
person and/or in writing to the Admission and 
Progressions Committee. If this process is 
unsatisfactory to the student, the University 
appeals process described in this Catalog may 
be followed. 

FIELD PRACTICUM ADMISSION 

In the winter semester of the junior year, 
following the completion of most required 
pre-requisite courses, students begin the 
application process for the social work field 
practicum, which is a requirement for graduation 
with a BSW degree. All students entering the 
field practicum must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher 
in order to be considered academically eligible 
for the field practicum. Since the primary 
purpose of social work education is to prepare 



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students for entry-level social work positions, 
quality field placements are essential. The 
placements are designed to provide students with 
a chance to put into practice the theories and 
skills they have learned in the classroom. 

All students applying to the Field Practicum 
must have completed these courses or have these 
courses completed by the end of the semester 
in which they apply. 

These courses are: 

>SOCW 311, Human Behavior and the Social 
Environment I 

>SOCW 312, Human Behavior and the Social 
Environment II 

>SOCW 314, Social Work Practice I 

>SOCW 315, Social Work Practice II 

>SOCW 318, Social Work Practice Skills Lab 

>SOCW 391, Junior Field Practicum 

TRANSFER STUDENTS 

Students intending to major in social work 
who are attending other colleges or 
universities, or who are transferring from 
another major at Southern Adventist University, 
will be expected to apply for admission to the 
Social Work Program by April 1 of their sophomore 
year. IN ORDER TO STAY ON SCHEDULE WITH THE 
SEQUENCE OF SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM COURSES, AN 
INTRODUCTORY SOCIAL WELFARE/SOCIAL WORK COURSE, 
INCLUDING 4 HOURS OF DOCUMENTED VOLUNTEER 
EXPERIENCE, MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE ENTERING THE 
SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM. 

Those applying to the social work major after 
their sophomore year will be considered on a 
case by case basis. If the introductory course 
has not been completed, 

it is taken the first semester after declaring 
social work as a major. This will delay 
admission consideration until the following 
semester and may result in graduation taking 



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more than four years . 

The social work program seeks to maintain a 
heterogenous student body by enrolling students 
who represent diverse backgrounds and cultural 
perspectives . 

FIELD PRACTICUM 

The social work field practicum is designed 
to provide students with a chance to put into 
practice the theories and skills they have 
learned in the classroom. The practice of 
social work is a combination of theory and 
interpersonal skills with the field practicum 
a key component of the educational process. 
The focus of the field practicum is on the 
interactional process between student worker 
and client system (s) and the testing and use 
of specific interventions; students have the 
opportunity to connect the theory and knowledge 
with actual practice experience. This 
experience is essential to developing the entry 
level helping skills required of all 
undergraduate social work professionals. The 
nature of the field practicum is 
practice-oriented, builds on skills and 
theories learned in cognate social work classes, 
and involves direct contact and intervention 
with individuals, families, and groups; only 
social work majors may take the field practicum 
and must have met the required prerequisites. 
The field practicum experience is eight (8) 
credit hours which are taken concurrently with 
the Integrative Field Seminar. 

ASSESSMENT 

The social work program maintains a 
comprehensive assessment policy. In order to 
provide for evaluation of the program and 
monitoring teaching effectiveness, as well as 
measuring the achievements of graduates, all 



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seniors are required to: 

1 . Take Social Work Knowledge and Competency 
Skills Exam in the winter semester of the 
senior year. 

2 . Successfully complete both the oral and 
written sections of the Senior Exit Exam 
which includes presentation of a piece of 
original research designed in the social 
work research class and completed during the 
field practicum. This research project is 
part of the Field Practicum. Also included 
is the presentation of the completed 
Policy/Case Study Project which is done 
during the Field Practicum. 

Program effectiveness will be assessed by 
combining the results of the above cumulative 
evaluations. An ongoing analysis of courses 
and course content required for majors is made 
by the social work faculty to assure that the 
curriculum meets the 

objectives of the program and the standards of 
the national accrediting body, the Council on 
Social Work Education. 

FAMILY STUDIES 

The Family Studies degree is 
interdisciplinary in nature and combines 
various dimensions of the social sciences along 
with a strong liberal arts foundation to gain 
an understanding of individuals and families. 
The major is for those students wishing to 
prepare for graduate study in community and/or 
family counseling, law, personnel work, 
sociology of the family, or family life 
education. 

ASSESSMENT 

To help the graduates in Family Studies 
evaluate their academic progress and to aid the 
department in evaluating teaching 



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effectiveness, each senior is required to: 
1 . Take a written knowledge and competency 
skills exam during the fall semester of the 
senior year that will be based on selected 
course work. 
2 . Present a research paper or family life case 
material to the departmental faculty. 
Information gained from the above 
assessments is used to evaluate 
departmental programs, but it will not 
affect graduation eligibility. 

DEPARTMENT STUDY TOURS 

The Social Work and Family Studies Department 
sponsors a study tour to New York City yearly 
during Thanksgiving vacation and a study tour 
to Europe every other summer. The objectives 
of these tours are to facilitate a better 
understanding of peoples and cultures and to 
enable the participants to work with people more 
effectively. Academic credit is given for 
these tours and each requires classroom time 
(see SOCI, SOCW 296/496) . 



Major— B.S. Family Studies (44 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Required Cognates Hours 

PSYC122 General Psychology 3 COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psych 3 OR 3 

PSYC315 Abnormal Psychology 3 COMM 336 Interpersonal Com 

SOCI 125 Intro to Sociology 3 

SOCI 150 Cultural Anthropology 3 CPTE 105 Intro to Word Processing 

SOCI 201 Parenting "' 3 CPTE 106 Intro to Spreadsheets 

SOCI 225 Marriage and the Family 3 CPTE 107 Intro to Databasel 

SOCI 233 Human Sexuality 3 OR 3 

SOCI 245 Appalachian Studies 2 BUAD 104 Business Software 

SOCI 349 Aging and Society (W) 3 

SOCI 360 Family Life Education 3 MATH 215 Statistics 3 

SOCI 365 Family Relations 3 RELT 458 World Religions (W) 3 

SOCI 491 Family Studies Practicum 3 Area E-1, Biology 3 



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S0CW211 Intro to Social Work 
SOCW 497 Research Methods (W) 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Family Studies 



1st Semester 


Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ENGL 101 College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


SOCI 125 Intro to Sociology 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 


Area B, Religion 


3 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psych 


3 


Area C/D 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


Area G-1 , Creative Skills 


3 

15 




Area E-1, Biology 
Area G-3, Rec Skills 


3 
1 



Major— B.S.W., Social Work (42 hours) 



Required C 


jurses 


Hours 


Required Coqnates 


Hours 


SOCW 


211 


Intro to Social W ork 


3 


BIOL 103 


Principles of Biology 


3 


SOCW 


212 


Social W elfare as Inst 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 




SOCW 


213 


Interviewing Skills 


3 




OR 


3 


SOCW 


311 


Human Behav & Social Envir 


3 


COMM 336 


Interpersonal Communication 




SOCW 


312 


Human Behav & Social Envir 


II 3 








SOCW 


314 


Social Work Practice I (W ) 


3 


CPTE105 


Intro to Word Processing 


1 


SOCW 


315 


Social Work Practice II (W ) 


3 


CPTE 106 


Intro to Spreadsheets 


1 


SOCW 


318 


Social Work Practice Skills L 


ab 1 


CPTE107 


Intro to Database 


1 


SOCW 


391 


Junior Field Practicum 


1 




OR 




SOCW 


433 


Social W ork Practice III 


3 


BUAD 104 


Business Software 


3 


SOCW 


434 


Social W elfare Issues 


3 








SOCW 


435 


Social W ork Practicum I 


4 


ECON213 


Survey of Economics 




SOCW 


436 


Social W ork Practicum II 


4 




OR 


3 


SOCW 


441 


Integrative Sem inar I 


1 


PLSC 254 


American Natl & State Govt 




SOCW 


442 


Integrative Sem inar II 


1 


MATH 215 


Statistics 


3 


SOCW 


497 


Research M ethods (W | 


3 


PSYC 122 
RELT 458 
SOCI 125 


General Psychology 
World Religions (W) 
Intro to Sociology 


3 
3 
3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S.W., Social Work 



1st Semester 

CPTE 105 
CPTE 106 
CPTE 107 
ENGL 101 
SOCW 211 



Intro to Word Processing 
Intro to Spreadsheets 
Intro to Database 
College Composition 
Intro to Social Work 
Area B, Religion 
Electives 



Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


1 

1 


ENGL 102 
PEAC 225 


College Composition 
Fitness for Life 




3 

1 


1 
3 

3 


PSYC 122 
SOCI 125 
SOCW 212 


General Psychology 
Intro to Sociology 
Social Welfare as an 


Institutioi 


3 

3 

n 3 


3 




Electives 




3 


4 
16 








16 



Minor — Behavioral Science (18 hours) 
Hours) 



Minor — Sociology (18 



Required Courses Hours 

PSYC 122 General Psychology 3 

SOCI 125 Intro to Sociology 3 

SOCW 211 Intro to Social Work 3 

"Electives (6 UD) 9 

*An additional nine hours selected from any Social Work and Family Studies areas with a minimum of six hours of upper 
division Social Work and Family Studies classes. 



Required Courses 

SOCI 125 Intro to Sociology 
SOCI 150 Cultural Anthropology 

Sociology Electives (6 UD) 



Hours 

3 

3 
12 



Minor — Family Studies (20 hours) 



Required Courses 

SOCI 201 Parenting 



Hours 



Select 8 hours from following : 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psych 



Hours 



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SOCI 225 Marriage and Family 3 PSYC 422 Adolescent Psychology 3 

SOCI233 Human Sexuality 3 PSYC 479 Family Counseling ' 3 

SOCI 365 Family Relations 3 SOCI 349 Aging and Society 3 

SOCI 360 Family Life Education 3 



SOCIOLOGY 

SOCI 125. Introduction to Sociology (F-1) 3 hours 

An objective approach to the analysis and understanding of the social world. 
Consideration is given to the dynamic nature of American society and social institutions. 
Emphasis is placed on the study of social groups including the family, its history and 
current place in society. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

SOCI 150. Cultural Anthropology (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 150. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

A study of culture and cultural variation. The contemporary beliefs, values, institutions, 
and material dimensions of people in North America are contrasted with those of people 
living in other regions of the world today and in the past. (Fall) 

SOCI 201. Parenting (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 201. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

A study of the family system in preparation for parenthood and the dynamics of 
parent-child interaction. Attention is given to family planning, the childbirth experience, 
child development, techniques for developing close relationships and communication 
between parent and child, understanding and relating to children's individuality, 
common child rearing problems, and methods of modifying behavior. (Winter) 

SOCI 224. Social Psychology (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 224. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

See PSYC 224 for course description. 

SOCI 225. Marriage and the Family (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 225. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

A course in intimate human relationships, including the place of the family in society 
and a Christ-centered approach to marital and familial issues. 

SOCI 230. Multicultural Relations (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 230 and PSYC 231. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

A study of interactional patterns among diverse human groups. Consideration is given 
to the theoretical bases of inter-group relations and to class activities which promote 
awareness and understanding. Lab fee 1 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 
SOCI 233. Human Sexuality (F-1 or F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 233 and PSYC 233. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

A study of human sexual behavior, relationships, and values as reflected in the 
Christian cultural setting. (Winter) 

SOCI 245. Appalachian Studies 2 hours 

The purpose of this course is to provide a general knowledge of Appalachian culture. 
Study will be given to current and past characteristics of the region. Lifestyles, 
subcultures, legends, myths, and stereotypes will be studied. Lab fee 1 will be 
assessed for this course. (Winter) 



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SOCI 349. Aging and Society (F-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with PSYC 349 and SOCW 349. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 

The course emphasizes the reciprocal impact of societal attitudes on the process of 
aging and the increasing influence of "mature citizens" in contemporary society. 
Historical, demographic, and future trends are explored. A balance between the 
theoretical and the applied is sought. (Fall, Winter, Summer) 

SOCI 356. Natives and Strangers (F-1) (W) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with HIST 356. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See HIST 356 for course description. 

SOCI 360. Family Life Education 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 360. A student may receive credit for this 
course from only one program. 

A study of existing family life education programs, including computer generated 
resources. Focus is also given to the design and development of original family life 
education materials. (Fall) 

SOCI 365. Family Relations (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 365. A student may receive credit for this 

course from only one program. 

A sociological analysis of family structures and functions. Attention will be given to 

courtship, family organization and interaction, family disorganization and reorganization, 

and the post-parental family. Emphasis will be given to findings of recent family studies. 

(Winter) 

SOCI 374. Criminology (F-1) 3 hours 

This course emphasizes the scientific study of crime as a social phenomenon, of 
criminals, and of penal treatment. The relationship of law and crime to other trends in 
the social order. Research in prevention and treatment of crime. (Fall, odd years) 

SOCI 249/449 Death and Dying (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 249, PSYC 249 and NRSG 449. A student may 
receive credit for this course from only one program. 

This course offers a unique and important perspective about cultural differences in 
death and dying. Personal attitudes and beliefs related to loss, dying, death, and 
bereavement will be explored. Cultural beliefs, rituals, and bereavement support 
strategies that may influence attitudes towards death and dying for a variety of ethnic 
groups are examined. Students enrolling for upper division credit will be required to 
write an application paper beyond the course requirements. Lab fee 1 will be 
assessed for this course. (Winter) 

SOCI 265/465. Topics in Sociology 1-3 hours 

Study of special topics pertinent to the field of sociology. Content will vary among 
various topics, based on the interests or needs of students and the department. This 
course may be repeated for credit. 



SOCI 491. Family Studies Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCI 360 

Supervised volunteer/work experience in related fields of family studies. At least 50 
clock hours of work experience are required for each semester hour of credit. May be 
repeated for credit for up to 3 hours. Grades will be assigned on an A, B, or F basis. 



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SOCI 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCI 1 25 or permission of the instructor. 

Study of special topics pertinent to the area of sociology and family studies. Open to 
qualified students who want to follow a program in independent study. This course can 
be repeated for credit for a total of not more than three hours credit. 

SOCI 296/496. Study Tour (F-1 ) 1 -6 hours 

The Social Work and Family Studies Department sponsors a study tour to New York 
City yearly during Thanksgiving vacation and a study tour to Europe every other 
summer. The objectives of these tours are to facilitate a better understanding of 
peoples and cultures and to enable the participants to work with people more 
effectively. The fall trip to New York City focuses on ethnicity, social problems, urban 
change, and social agencies (1 or 2 hours). The European tour focuses on a 
comparison of cultures, current issues, and social policies (6 hours). Fees are 
assessed to cover the expenses of each tour. 



SOCIAL WORK 

SOCW 150. Cultural Anthropology (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 150. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See SOCI 150 forcourse description. 

SOCW 201. Parenting (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 201. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See SOCI 201 for course description. 

SOCW 211. Introduction to Social Work (F-1 ) 3 hours 

An introduction to the profession of social work, its historical roots, its values, and its 
fields of practice. (Fall) 

SOCW 212. Social Welfare as an Institution (F-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 21 1 or consent of instructor. 

Social welfare systems are viewed from both historical and philosophical perspectives. 
The role of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in meeting human need is also 
examined. Lab fee 1 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

SOCW 213. Interviewing Skills 3 hours 

Focuses on the development of interviewing and communication skills. Course is 
experientially based. Only available to social work majors and students with at least 
sophomore standing. (Winter) 

SOCW 225. Marriage and the Family (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 225. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See SOCI 225 for course description. 

SOCW 230. Multicultural Relations (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 230 and PSYC 231. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 230 for course description. 
SOCW 233. Human Sexuality (F-1 or F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 233 and PSYC 233. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 233 for course description. 



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SOCW 311. Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 03; SOCI 1 25; PSYC 1 22; SOCW 21 1 . 
Co-requisites: SOCW 31 4. 

First of a two course HBSE sequence is a study of the interaction between human 
behavior and the social environment from birth through adolescence and young 
adulthood. Relevant concepts from the behavioral sciences will be reviewed to provide 
students with a holistic view of human behavior. Includes such topics as systems 
theory, person-in-environment concepts, developmental tasks, diversity, 
populations-at-risk, the impact of racism and ethnocentrism, and assessment. The 
course will follow a life cycle model from a systems perspective. (Fall) 

SOCW 312. Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 311. 

The second of a two course HBSE sequence is a study of the interaction between 
human behavior and the social environment from middle through later adulthood. 
Relevant concepts from the behavioral sciences will be reviewed to provide students 
with a holistic view of human behavior. Includes such topics as systems theory, 
person-in-environment concepts, developmental tasks, diversity, populations-at-risk, 
the impact of racism, ethnocentrism, and assessment. The course will follow a life 
cycle model from a systems perspective. (Winter) 

SOCW 314. Social Work Practice I (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: BIOL 1 03; SOCW 211,212,213; Co-requisite: SOCW 318. 
Provides students with theoretical framework for generalist social work practice. Topics 
include the establishment of relationship, assessment, contracts, intervention, utilization 
of resources, social work values and ethics. Work with individuals and families, 
primarily the micro dimension of social work practice, is emphasized in this first 
semester of a three-semester practice sequence. Social Work practice courses can 
only be taken by non-social work majors if ALL prerequisites have been completed. 
(Fall) 

SOCW 315. Social Work Practice II (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: SOCW 31 4, 31 8. 

A continuation of SOCW 314. The primary focus is on working with small groups and 
families, the mezzo dimension of social work practice, in this second semester of a 
three-semester practice sequence. Social Work practice courses can only be taken by 
non-social work majors if ALL prerequisites have been completed. (Winter) 

SOCW 318. Social Work Practice Skills Lab 1 hour 

Co-requisite: SOCW 314. 

This skills lab provides students with direct field work experiences in social services 
agencies in the greater Chattanooga community. These field work experiences 
include application of assessment, intervention, and individual/family and group 
counseling skills. This class is to be taken concurrently with SOCW 314. (Fall) 

SOCW 326. Child Welfare I 3 hours 

This course provides a basic knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and social 
service programs which support and strengthen at-risk families. Specific interventions 
related to working with at-risk families and children in the areas of child abuse and 
neglect, medical neglect, and adolescent issues will be explored. Students have the 
opportunity to develop basic assessment and intervention skills for working with this 
population. (Fall) 



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SOCW 327. Child Welfare II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 326 

This course is the second in a series of two courses offered as part of the TN Child 
Welfare Certification Program. It is designed to assist students in acquiring the 
practice skills to become culturally competent child welfare workers. The course will 
analyze the practices of various human/social service agencies that provide 
preventative, case management, out of home care, treatment, and rehabilitative 
services aimed at children, youth, and families. The rolse of social services in the 
broad context of formal and informal systems that influence the life course of the child 
will be addressed. This course will prepare students to practice in the child welfare 
field by teaching them about the various contexts in which child welfare practice takes 
place and the skills and modalities that are used with children, youth, and families who 
are the focus of child welfare intervention. Particular emphasis will be placed on the 
services provided by community based agencies, child welfare services and the 
juvenile justice system. Addition emphasis will be given to prepare the students to 
work the multicultural populations including consumers of different ages, races, 
cultures, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientations. The student will be prepared 
to meet ethical issues for social workers dealing with child welfare will be addressed 
with critical frameworks for resolving ethical dilemmas taught. 

SOCW 349. Aging and Society (W) (F-1) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 349 and PSYC 349. A student may receive 
credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 349 for course description. 

SOCW 360. Family Life Education 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 360. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See SOCI 360 for course description. 

SOCW 365. Family Relations (F-2) 3 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCI 365. A student may receive credit for this course 

from only one program. 

See SOCI 365 for course description. 

SOCW 391. Junior Field Practicum 1-3 hours 

This course introduces social work students to the role of the human service 
professional in the community setting. Students participate in an observational 

learning experience in a social service agency for 120 hours during the semester. 
Total immersion in the agency environment will give students a chance to expand their 
understanding of how human needs are met by families and the social service agencies 
that work with them. Students will apply the knowledge and skills they have learned in 
previous social work courses in their field placements. 

SOCW 433. Social Work Practice III 3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 315, 497; MATH 21 5. 

In this third of a three-semester practice sequence, the primary emphasis is on 
community practice, the macro dimension of social work practice. Social Work 
practice courses can only be taken by non-social work majors if ALL prerequisites have 
been completed. (Winter) 

SOCW 434. Social Welfare Issues and Policies 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 215; SOCW 212; PLSC 254 or ECON 213. 

A study of contemporary issues and policies that influence the delivery of social 
services. Course requirements include a comprehensive policy analysis of a specific 
social policy, lobbying efforts with local elected officials, and interactions with 
community residents and stakeholders. A trip to Washington, DC is required to 



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complete the course. Lab fee 1 4 will be assessed for this course. (Fall 



SOCW 435. Social Work Practicum I 4 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 315. Co-requisite: SOCW 497. 

This course provides opportunity for students to apply practice theory and to develop 
skills for generalist social work practice. Through participation in the social service 
delivery system, the student becomes familiar with agency structures, functions, and 
programs. Successful completion of a research proposal for an agency-based 
research project is required for completion of the course. A minimum of 200 clock 
hours will be spent working in an agency setting for each four hours of course work. 
Social Work practicum courses can be taken ONLY by social work majors. (Fall) 

SOCW 436. Social Work Practicum II 4 hours 

Prerequisites: MATH 21 5; SOCW 435, 497. 

This course builds on the experiences of the first semester practicum and progresses to 
more difficult and varied tasks. Social Work practicum courses can be taken ONLY by 
social work majors. (Winter) 

SOCW 441. Integrative Seminar I 1 hour 

Prerequisites: SOCW 31 5, 497. Co-requisites: SOCW 433, 435, 497. 
Integrative Seminar I is the companion course to be taken in conjunction with the 
Practicum I field-based course. This course is designed to provide a forum for 
providing mutual support, discussing and completing departmental assignments, 
exploring on-going practice concerns in the field practicum, and creating an arena in 
which peer learning takes place. Thus, it provides a vital link between the theoretical 
knowledge, skills, and values derived from the social work course work and the practice 
realities of the field practicum. (Fall) 

SOCW 442. Integrative Seminar II 1 hour 

Prerequisite: SOCW 441 , 497. Co-requisites: SOCW 433, 436. 
Integrative Seminar II is the companion course to be taken in conjunction with the 
Practicum II field-based course. It builds on the base provided by Integrative Seminar 
I. It provides the same forum for mutual support, discussing and completing 
departmental assignments, exploring ongoing practice concerns from the field 
practicum, and creates an arena in which peer learning takes place. This course 
creates this same atmosphere, but explores the same areas in more depth. An 
additional major emphasis in this second course is social work record keeping and 
agency based research. (Winter) 

SOCW 249/449. Death and Dying (F-1) 2 hours 

This course is cross-listed with SOCW 249/449, PSYC 249, and NRSG 449. A student 
may receive credit for this course from only one program. 
See SOCI 249/449 for course description. 

SOCW 265/465. Topics in Social Work (F-1 ) 1 -3 hours 

Study of special topics pertinent to the field of social work. Content will vary among 
various topics based on the interests or needs of students and the department. This 
course may be repeated for credit. 

SOCW 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: SOCW 21 2. 

A study of special topics pertinent to the field of social work. Content will vary among 
such topics as child welfare, income maintenance, values and ethics of social work 



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practice, etc. The selected topic is pursued for the entire semester. This course can be 
repeated for credit for a total of not more than three hours credit. 



SOCW 296/496. Study Tour (F-1 ) 1 -6 hours 

The Social Work and Family Studies Department sponsors a study tour to New York 
City yearly during Thanksgiving vacation and a study tour to Europe every other 
summer. The objectives of these tours are to facilitate a better understanding of 
peoples and cultures and to enable the participants to work with people more 
effectively. The fall trip to New York City focuses on ethnicity, social problems, urban 
change, and social agencies (1 or 2 hours). The European tour focuses on a 
comparison of cultures, current issues, and social policies (6 hours). Fees are 
assessed to cover the expenses of each tour. 

SOCW 497. Research Methods (W) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: MATH 215; CPTE 105-107 or BUAD 104. 

A course which examines the basic research design and methodologies commonly 
used in the social sciences. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches are 
examined along with relevant data analysis techniques. Ethical considerations for 
doing research with human subjects and vulnerable populations is explored. A major 
research project is expected of each student. This course is closed to non-social work 
and family studies majors, however, a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher may petition 
the instructor for admission to the course as long as the prerequisite and co-requisite 
requirements are met. (Fall) 



(F-1) (F-2) (G-1) (W) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education 
requirements. 



Technology 



Chair: Dale Walters 

Faculty: Ray Carson 

Adjunct Faculty: Ron Smith 

Professional Advisory Board: The Advisory Board serves in a consultancy 

capacity and assists in referrals for practicum. 

Don Britton, Owner, Don Britton Transmission 

Kel Burgoyne, Structural Steel Drafting Detailer 

Joe Farrow, Engineer 

Dan Gebhard, Plumber 

Michael Holman, General Contractor/Drafter 

Steven Karst, General Contractor 

Dave Turner, General Contractor 

Fred Turner, Architect 

J. B. Underwood, Owner, Collegedale Central Exxon 

The Technology Department offers courses which provide opportunity to 
balance learning with practical experience in the areas of woods, metals, 
printing, drafting, and auto service. Objectives of these classes are: 

1 . To develop practical skills which will be useful throughout life as 
professional enhancement as well as hobby and recreational activities. 

2. To introduce the student to opportunities in technical and service 
occupations. 

3. To provide background for entrance into specialized technical and 
professional degree programs and occupations. 

4. To help the student learn to meet the challenges of daily living by providing 
"hands-on" experiences with elements of the environment. 

5. To provide opportunity for the student to develop tactile learning skills. 

6. To assist the student in growing toward his potential by providing classroom 
and lab experiences that nurture critical thinking and creativity. 

ASSESSMENT 

All automotive technology students will be given the NIASE (National 
Institute of Automotive Service Excellence) certification exams as specified 
by the department. Students who pass the exams become eligible for ASE 
certification after two years of experience following their training. Students 
completing the two year degree will have one year of the two years of 
experience required for certification completed. 



Majors — B.S. Business Administration and A.T. Auto Service (80 

Hours) 

Business Administration (43 Hours) Auto Service (40 Hours) 



Required Courses 

ACCT 221-222 Principles of Accounting 



Hours 

3,3 
3 



ACCT 321 Managerial Accounting 

BUAD 105 Business Spreadsheets 3 

BUAD 310 Business Communication (W) 3 

BUAD 317 Mgnt Information Systems 3 

BUAD 339 Business Law 3 

BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal 

Environ of Business(W) 3 

BUAD 288/488 Seminar in Business Admin 1 

BMKT 326 Principles of Marketing 3 

ECON 224 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 

ECON 225 Principles of Microeconomics 3 

FNCE315 Business Finance 3 

MGNT 334 Principles of Management 3 

MGNT 464 Business Strategies (W) 3 



Required Cognates 

BUAD 104 Business Software 
BUAD 128 Personal Finance 
BUAD 221 Business Statistics 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 



Required Courses Hours 

TECH 114 Oxy-Acetylene Welding 1 

Arc Welding 2 
Auto Electrical Systems 



TECH 115 
TECH 166 
TECH 167 
TECH 168 
TECH 169 



Suspension, Steering & Alignm 3 
Manual Drive Train, & Axles 

Automotive Brakes 3 

TECH 175/375 Engine Rebuilding & Machining 4 

TECH 178 Heating & Air Conditioning 2 

TECH 230 Automatic Transmission 3 

TECH 264 Automotive Repair 3 

TECH 273 Estimating and Diagnosis 1 

TECH 276/377 Engine Performance & Cptrs 3 

TECH 277 Eng Fuel & Emission Controls 4 

TECH 291 Practicum 3 

TECH 299 Adv Engine Performance 3 

Required Cognates Hours 

MGNT 371 Principles of Entrpreneurship 3 

MGNT 372 Small Business Management 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Business Administration & A.T. Auto Service 



1st Semester 

ACCT 221 
ENGL 101 
BUAD 104 


Principles of Accounting 
College Composition 
Business Software 


Hours 

3 
3 


2nd Semester 

ACCT 222 
ENGL 102 

COMM 135 


TECH 166 
TECH 264 


Auto Electrical Systems 
Automotive Repair 
Area G-3, Rec Skills 


2 

3 

1 
15 


TECH 175 
TECH 178 



Hours 

Principles of Accounting 3 

College Composition 3 

Intro to Public Speaking 
3 

Engine Rebuilding & Machining 4 

Heat and Air Conditioning 2 

Area G-3, Rec Skills " J. 

16 



Major — A.T. Architectural Drafting (24 Hours) 

Students are taught drafting skills and standards using the tools and 
software used by the industry. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) drafting 
training will educate you in preparing technical drawings used in construction 
and manufacturing. This includes such things as residential home 
construction, commercial building construction, mapping and survey 
information, machinery, aviation and spacecraft, and more. 



Required Courses 



Hours 



TECH 148 


Methods & Materials ofConstr 


3 


TECH 149 


Intro to Mech Drwg & CADD 


3 


TECH 150 


Blueprint Reading 


3 


TECH 151 


Intro to Architectural 


3 


TECH 249 


CADD Mechanical Drafting 


3 


TECH 328 


Adv Architectural Drafting 


3 


TECH 348 


3D CAD Drafting 


3 


TECH 492 


Internship 


3 



Required Cognates 



Hours 



ACCT 103 College Accounting 3 

ART 104 Drawing I 3 

ART 109 Design Principles I 3 

BUAD 126 Intro to Business 3 

MATH 120 Precalculus Algebra 3 

MATH 121 Precalculus Trigonometry 2 

MGNT 371 Principles of Entrepreneurship 3 

MGNT 372 Small Business Management 3 

TECH 278 History of Architecture 3 



General Education 

COMM 135 Intro to Public Speaking 
CPTR 105/6/7 Wrd Proc/Sprdshts/Datab 



ENGL 101 
PEAC 225 
PSYC/SOCI 
RELB/RELP/ 
RELT 



College Composition 
Fitness for Life 
Behavioral Science 
Religion 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
1 
3 
3 



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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.T. - Architectural Drafting 



1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester 

ACCT103 College Accounting 3 BUAD 126 

ART 104 Drawing I " 3 CPTR 105/6/7 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 MATH 120 

TECH 148 Methods & Materials of Constr 3 PEAC 225 

TECH 149 Intro to Mechanical Drwg & CADD TECH 150 

_3 TECH 249 
15 



Hours 

Intro to Business 



Word Proc/Sprdshts/Datab 
Precalculus Algebra 
Fitness for Life 
Blueprint Reading 
CADD Mechanical Drafting 



3 
3 
1 
3 
_3 

16 



Major — A.T. Auto Service (40 Hours) 

The auto service technician program is designed to train the student to 
repair late model automobiles. The student is trained to provide repair 
services in transmission, transaxles, drivetrain/axles, heat/air-conditioning, 
ignitions, fuel systems, and computerized automobiles. Students will be 
working on projects in a live operating repair shop environment. By the end 
of the second year the student will have completed over 1,124 hours of 
instruction and lab experience. They will have developed skills in the 
following areas: 

> Major engine repair 

> Driveability diagnosis and computer systems repair 

> Alignments and chassis repair 

> Manual and automatic transmissions 

> Brakes and drivetrain 

> Heating and air conditioning 

> Electrical repair 



Required Courses 



Hours 



114 
15 



167 



175/375 



TECH 
TECH 
TECH 
TECH 
TECH 
TECH 
TECH 
TECH 178 
TECH 230 
TECH 264 
TECH 273 
TECH 276/377 
TECH 277 
TECH 291 
TECH 299 



Oxy-Acelylene W elding 1 

Arc Welding 2 

Auto Electrical Syslem s 2 

Suspension, Steering, Alignments 
Man Drive Train, S Axles 3 

Autom otive Brakes 3 

Engine Rebuilding&M achining 4 
Heating and Air Conditioning 2 
Autom atic Transm ission 3 

Autom otive Repair 3 

Estimating and D iagnosis 1 

Engine Perform & Computers 3 
Engine Fuel&Em ission C o n tro Is4 
Practicum 3 

Advanced Engine Performance 3 



Required Cognates Hours 

ACCT103 College Accounting 3 

BUAD 126 Intro to Business 3 

MGNT 371 Prin of Entrepreneurship 3 
MGNT372 Entrpreneurial & Small 

Business Management 3 

General Education Hours 

AREA A ENGL 101; MATH 106 or Higher; 

CPTE 105-107 9 

AREA B Religion 3 

AREA F Behavioral, Family, Health Sciences 2 
AREAG PEAC 225 1 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.T. - Auto Service 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ACCT 103 


College Accounting 


3 


BUAD 126 


Intro to Business 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


MATH 106 


Survey of Math I 3 


TECH 115 


Arc Welding 


2 


TECH 114 


Oxy-Acetylene Welding 1 


TECH 166 


Auto Electrical Systems 


2 


TECH 175 


Engine 


TECH 264 


Automotive Repair 


3 


Rebuilding&Machining 4 


CPTE 105/06/07WP, Spreadsheets, Dati 


ibase 3 


TECH 276 


Engine Perform & Computers 3 






16 


TECH 230 


Automatic Transmission 3 
17 



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Minor — Auto Service (18 Hours) Minor — Technology (18 

Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Twelve (12) hours lower division Technology 

IISN 115 Arc Welding 2 Six [6] hours upper division Technology classes 

TECH 166 Auto Electrical Systems 2 ll w ay 

TECH 264 Automotive Repair 3 

TECH 175/375 Engine Rebuilding&Machining 4 

TECH 276/377 Engine Perform & Computers 3 

Auto Service Elective 4 

(Six [6] hrs must be UD) 



CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 

Auto Service Technician (32 Hours) 

A one year certificate will be awarded for completing the technical classes 
of the associate program listed below plus one religion class. 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses, continued Hours 

TECH 114 Oxy-Acetylene Welding 1 TECH 277 Engine Fuel & Emission Control 4 

TECH 115 Arc Welding ' 2 TECH 178 Heating & Air Conditioning 2 

TECH 166 Auto Electrical Systems 2 TECH 264 Automotive Repair 3 

TECH 167 Suspension, Steering, Alignment 3 Auto Service Elective 2 

TECH 168 Man Drive Train, & Axles 3 RELT or RELB ### 3 

TECH 175 Engine Rebuilding & Machining 4 

TECH 276 Engine Perform & Computers 3 

Students will be encouraged to purchase a basic set of tools as 
employers require employees to provide their own air and hand tools. 



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TECH 114. Oxy-Acetylene Welding 1 hour 

Gas welding and brazing of sheet metal in preparation for typical body shop welding 
jobs. Personal goggles required. Certain specialized welding processes will be taught, 
such as tig, cast iron, or others to be arranged on an individual basis. Lab Fee 4will be 
assessed for this course. (Winter) 

TECH 115. Arc Welding 2 hours 

A class designed to give basic understanding of arc welding processes. Emphasis will 
be given to MIG, TIG, Heliarc, as well as conventional stick welding. Each student must 
purchase safety glasses and welding gloves. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this 
course. (Fall) 

TECH 122. Woodworking for Artists 1 hour 

A study of woodworking shop safety, hand and machine tools, jointery, and proper 
methods of picture frame and stretcher construction. One period lecture and one 
period laboratory each week. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

TECH 148. Methods and Materials of Construction 3 hours 

This course is designed to give the students an understanding of the methods, 
materials, and practices used in all phases of residential and commercial construction to 
include: foundations, framing, electrical, heating and plumbing, roofing, interior finishing 
and trim, and cabinetry. Regularly scheduled visits will be made to construction sites to 
see progress and practice used in industry. Lab fee 1 will be assessed for this course. 

TECH 149. Introduction to Mechanical Drawing 

and CADD (G-2) 3 hours 

A basic course in drafting, training the student in the use of instruments and the 

principles of orthographic projection, surface development, sectioning, pictorial 



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representation, and dimensioned working drawings. Six periods of laboratory each 
week. Lecture as announced by the instructor. Lab fee 3 will be assessed for this 
course. (Fall) 
TECH 150. Blueprint Reading 3 hours 

For first year Architectural Drafting students. Concepts of the course cover principles of 
technical projection, architectural applications, sections and details, pictorial drawings, 
linetypes, architectural symbols, and notations and specifications. The student will 
have a working knowledge of the various types of drawings that constitute a set of 
working drawings to include floor plans, foundation plans, elevations, roofing, plumbing 
and heating, electrical, interior elevations, and framing plans. Lab fee 1 will be 
assessed for this course. 

TECH 151. Introduction to Architectural Drafting 

and CADD 3 hours 

An introduction to skills and basic knowledge of architectural drafting. Emphasis is on 
lettering, orthographic projection, parallel line pictorial drawings, shades and shadows, 
and perspective drawing. Lab fee 2 will be assessed for this course. Open to all 
students. 

TECH 154. Woodworking (G-2) 3 hours 

A study of hand and machine tools, joinery, and proper methods of furniture 
construction. One period lecture, six periods laboratory each week. A supplies fee will 
be charged for the cost of the materials used in project construction. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 

TECH 164. Automotive Maintenance (G-2) 2 hours 

A course designed to help the car owner become knowledgeable in the matters of 
buying, servicing, and maintaining the auto. The student will work on his own car or on 
one belonging to the shop. One period lecture and three periods laboratory each week. 
(Fall) 

TECH 166. Auto Electrical Systems 2 hours 

A course designed to give a basic understanding of automotive electrical systems. 
Basic electrical principles and trouble shooting techniques will be taught. Emphasis will 
be given to lighting, charging, starting and accessory systems. One period lecture, three 
periods lab per week. (Fall) 

TECH 167. Suspension, Steering and Alignment 3 hours 

A course designed to give understanding of automotive suspension and steering 
systems. Chassis service, repair, and trouble shooting will be taught. Alignment of both 
two and four wheel alignment systems will be taught. One and a half period lecture and 
four and a half labs per week. 

TECH 168. Manual Drive Train, and Axles 3 hours 

A study of manual drive train operation, diagnosis and repair, clutches, manual 
transmissions and transaxles. Repair of differentials and transfer cones will be taught as 
well as four wheel drive theory, operation, and service. 

TECH 169. Automotive Brakes 3 hours 

A study of brake system operations, troubleshooting, and repair. Conventional and 
antilock brake systems will be taught. 

TECH 175/375. Engine Rebuilding and Machining 4 hours 

A course designed to acquaint the student with major engine diagnosis, decision making 
and overhaul procedures. Machining and measuring processes related to engine 
rebuilding will be taught. Each student will be required to rebuild an engine and do 
engine machine work. Two periods lecture, six periods of lab per week. 

TECH 178. Heating and Air Conditioning 2 hours 



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A course designed to teach the principles of heating and air conditioning systems. 
Emphasis will be given to service and trouble shooting of manual and automatic heating 
systems of late model cars. One period lecture, three periods lab per week. (Winter, 
alternate years) 

TECH 183. Basic Electronics 3 hours 

An introductory course to the properties of electricity/electronics as they pertain to AC 
and DC electrical circuits and devices such as diodes, transistors and integrated 
circuits. Intended to introduce the beginning student to the field of electronics. Two 
three-hour lecture/labs each week. 

TECH 230. Automatic Transmission 3 hours 

A course designed to give understanding of automatic transmissions, transaxle overhaul 
and troubleshooting. Transmission removal, installation, rebuilding, and service will be 
taught. One hour lecture and five hours lab time per week. (Winter, alternate years) 

TECH 244. Graphic Production (G-2) 3 hours 

This course is designed to meet the needs of Public Relations, Graphic Design, 
Journalism and Communication students who will be working with a print service 
provider. Students will be working (hands on) with real printing jobs, selecting paper, 
ink, image carriers, offset or digital presses, and screen printing to print materials from 
single color to four color process. The knowledge and experience gained from this 
class will be most beneficial in planning a print job for a service provider. Lab fee 7 will 
be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

TECH 249. CADD Mechanical Drafting (A-4) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TECH 149 or equivalent. 

An introduction to computer-aided drafting. A study of the computer as an aid in 
drawing and design as it applies to technical, mechanical, architectural and electrical 
fields using AutoCAD and CADKEY. Six periods of laboratory each week. Lecture as 
announced by the instructor. Lab fee 2 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

TECH 264. Automotive Repair (G-2) 3 hours 

A course designed to give basic understanding of the automobile. Main emphasis is 
given to power plant and drive train design, operation and service. One period lecture 
and three periods laboratory each week. All lab learning experience is on actual cars 
either from the community or personal vehicles. 

TECH 273. Estimating and Diagnosis 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Minimum of 25 hours of Auto courses. 

A course in estimate writing and customer relations as well as diagnostics training. 
Training in how to use an estimated labor time guide as well as parts purchasing will be 
included. 

TECH 276/377. Engine Performance and Computers 3 hours 

Electronic and computerized ignition systems operating theory will be emphasized. Each 
student will be taught driveability diagnosis and trouble shooting techniques for 
electronic and computerized systems. Hands on diagnosis practice using diagnostic 
equipment on live vehicles will be given. 

TECH 277. Engine Fuel and Emission Controls 4 hours 

Both carburetor and fuel injection operation theory, and standard and electronic 
carburetion systems theory will be covered. Fuel injection diagnosis and repair as well 
as carburetor overhaul procedures will be taught. Emission control operation as well as 
trouble shooting and service procedures will be taught. 

TECH 278. History of Architecture 3 hours 

Studies of the history of architecture and urban design. Focus on religious and secular 
monuments and their settings. Domestic architecture and infrastructure, regional 



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constructional, and compositional traditions from ancient, medieval, and renaissance 
through to the present. 

TECH 291. Practicum 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Departmental approval and completion of 27 semester hours of 
Technology classes. 

Supervised work experience in Auto Body or Auto Service. Procedures and guidelines 
are available from the department. 

TECH 299. Advanced Engine Performance 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TECH 276 or equivalent. 

A course in advanced electronic and computerized engine control system theory and 

diagnostics. On board 

diagnostics II on 1995 and 
later vehicles will be taught. 
Lab experience will include 
scan tool and lab scope 
usage in diagnosing OBDII 
systems. 
TECH 328. Advanced Architectural Drafting 3 hours 

Prerequisite: JECH 151 or equivalent. 

This course covers all aspects of the development of working drawings for complete 
sets of plans for residential and commercial construction. Students will use up-to-date 
CAD software and develop the skill to complete such plans efficiently. One hour of 
lecture and two hours of lab. Lab fee 2 will be assessed for this course. 

TECH 348. 3D CAD Drafting 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TECH 151 or equivalent. 

This course is designed to give the student hands-on experience with modern 3D 
drafting software to produce architectural elevations, perspective drawings, 
walk-through animations, and presentations for applications in architectural drafting. 
One hour lecture and two hours of lab. Lab fee 2 will be assessed for this course. 

TECH 254/354. Furniture Design and Construction 3 hours 

Prerequisite: TECH 154. 

Emphasis will be placed on the design and techniques necessary to construct a quality 
piece of furniture. Two-three hour lecture/lab each week. A supplies fee will be 
charged for the cost of the materials used in project construction. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 

TECH 376. Automation and Robotics 4 hours 

Basic elements and principles of computer integrated manufacturing including 
terminology, computer hardware/software and interfacing, system integration, flexible 
manufacturing, and robotic applications. 

TECH 265/465. Topics in Technology 1-3 hours 

Topics selected from areas of technology not covered in other courses. May be 
repeated with permission. 

TECH 492. Internship 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Departmental approval and completion of 21 semester hours of 
Technology courses. 

Supervised work experience in architectural or mechanical drafting. Procedures and 
guidelines are available from the department. 

TECH 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

The study of a specific problem in the field of Technology. A written report of the 



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problem may be required by the supervising instructor. Open only to those earning a 
minor in Technology. Offered on demand. 



(A-4) (G-2) See pages 27-31 for explanation of General Education requirements. 



School of 

Visual Art and Design 



Dean: John Williams 

Faculty: Aaron Adams, Randall Craven, Brian Dunne, David George, 

Zachary Gray, Ed Guthero, Dean Scott, Kenneth Willes 

Adjunct Faculty: Terry Benedict, John Cline, Andrew Strong, Rik 

Swartzwelder 

Visiting Professor: Hendel Butoy 

Production Manager: Mark Thomas 

Adviory Councils: 

Animation - Colin Brady, Hendel Butoy, Kevin Lee 

Film - Douglas Lively, Bill Hulsey 

Graphic Design - Jeff Dever, Tony Romeo 

VISUAL ART AND DESIGN 

Basic to the philosophy of the School of Visual Art and Design is the 
provision for the quality of environment most conducive to spiritual, aesthetic, 
and technical growth. The instructors desire to help all students become 
aware of their options in the field of art and to prepare them systematically to 
meet the needs of their respective choices, whether they are oriented 
commercially or aesthetically. 

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art is designed to prepare the fine artist to 
enter graduate school with a strong body of work in painting or drawing and a 
deep background in art history. Art Therapy, a pre-professional program, 
prepares the art student for a post-graduate degree designed to focus on the 
helping relationship. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education K-12 is designed to 
give the student the ability to teach art to elementary and secondary students 
with Christian values. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is designed to prepare the fine artist 
to enter graduate school with a strong background in art history and painting 

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Animation prepares the student to 
create performance-based animations, visual effects, and commercial art 
productions. Three-dimensional computer art and animation, traditional 
hand drawn animation, and non-character based motion design skills are 
emphasized. 

The combined major Technical Animation pairs a Bachelor of Science 
Degree in Animation with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer 
Science. The focus of this program prepares the student to program, 
problem solve, and structure the technical issues in the field of computer 
animation. 

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Film Production instructs young 
filmmakers in an environment where their Christian values are encouraged. 
The main areas of study include producing, cinematography, screenwriting, 
directing, and post-production. Resources include film and digital video 
cameras, lighting, grip, extensive software and hardware resources, and 
post-production facilities. 

The Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design prepares the student 
in the growing field of graphic design and advertising and offers opportunities 
for the Christian artist hardly ventured into up to this point. 



The Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design's concentration of 
Interactive Media prepares the student to design and create interactive 
solutions for the digital media culture through the use of websites, games, 
CD ROMs, and 3D environments. 



ASSESSMENT 

Students in the School of Visual Art and Design will keep a portfolio of 
their work from their freshman year onward. This portfolio is reviewed on a 
yearly basis by the school's faculty. Recommendations are made, on the 
basis of these reviews, to aid in the student advisement. The effectiveness 
of the school is determined by the reviews of senior portfolios by visiting 
faculty from selected art schools and by visiting professionals in their 
respective fields. Due to the nature of art and the required talent 
and discipline for success in the field, a grade average of 3.00 (B) is required 
for any internship or practicum. Also, due to the degree of developed skills 
necessary to produce art at a competitive level in preparation for graduate 
school and the industry, we strongly recommend that students achieve a 
grade of 85% before going on to the next class in a sequence. 

Major— B.A. Art (31 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours Select 2 of the following: Hours 

ART104 Drawing I 3 ART318 Art Appreciation (W) 3 

ART 105 Drawing II 3 ART 342 Renaissance Art History (W) 3 

ART 109 Design Principles I 3 ART 344 Ancient Art History (W) 3 

ART 499 Senior Project 1 ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

Art Electives (incl 7 hrs UD) 15 ART 349 Medieval Art History (W) 3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Art 

1st Semester Hours 2nd Semester Hours 

ART 104 Drawing I 3 ART 105 Drawing II 3 

ENGL 101 College Composition 3 ART 109 Design Principles I 3 

Art Electives 3 ENGL 102 College Composition 3 

Inter Foreign Language 3 PEAC 225 Fitness for Life 1 

Area B, Religion 3 Inter Foreign Language 3 

15 Area C-1, History __3 

16 



Major — B.A. Art-Therapy Emphasis (31 Hours) 

This emphasis is intended for those students who plan to enter a 
graduate program in art therapy. The program endeavors to focus the 
pre-art therapy student on learning to appreciate art and understand the 
creative process while developing artistic skills in studio art through the 
elaboration of a portfolio of original artwork. A basic knowledge of human 
development and psychological theories for understanding human behavior 
are gained by the completion of a psychology minor. A sensitive recognition 
of the professional helping relationship developed within the Christ-centered, 
redemptive philosophy of healing and education is nurtured as well. 



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Major- 


■B.A. Art-Therapy Em 


phasis 


(31 hours), 


continued 




Required c 


ourses I 


Hours 


Required Cognates Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


EDUC 240 


Educ for Except Child/Youth 


2 


ART 105 


Drawing II 


3 


EDUC325 


Philosophy of Christian Educ fW) 


2 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 


ART 238 


Intro to Art Therapy 


3 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psychology 


3 


ART 499 


Senior Project 


1 


PSYC 224 


Social Psychology 


3 




Studio Art elec. (incl 7 hrs UD 


I 12 


PSYC 315 


Abnormal Psychology 


3 








PSYC 346 


Intro to Personality Theories 


3 


Select 2 of the Followinq 




PSYC 377 


Fundamentals of Counseling (W) 


3 


ART 31 8 


Art Appreciation (W) 


3 








ART 342 


Renaissance Art History fW) 


3 


Recommended Electives 




ART 344 


Ancient Art History (W) 


3 


HLED 356 


Drugs and Society 


2 


ART 345 


Contemporary Art fW) 


3 


PSYC 422 


Adolescent Psychology 


3 


ART 349 


Medieval Art History (W) 


3 


PSYC 460 


Group Processes 


3 








PSYC 479 


Family Counseling 


3 


Recommended General Education 




SOCI 349 


Aging and Society (W) 


3 


AREAB 


RELP251, RELT373 




SOCW214 


Human Behavior/Biol Foundations 


1 


AREAC 


HIST 356 (W) 










AREAE-1 


BIOL 103 










AREA F-2 


SOCI 225 










AREAG-2 


ARTG114 











Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.A. Art-Therapy Emphasis 



1st Semester 


Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 105 


Drawing II 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


PSYC 122 


General Psychology 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


PEAC 225 


Fitness for Life 


1 


PSYC 128 


Developmental Psychology 


3 




Art Elective 


3 




Area B, Religion 


3 




Area B, Religion 


3 

16 




Area G-3, PEAC 


1 
16 



Major— B.F.A. Art Education K-12 (47 Hours) 

The B.F.A. in Art Education K-12 prepares students for a rewarding 
professional career to teach art in various settings including elementary and 
secondary schools. Students must apply for admission to the Teacher 
Education program through the School of Education and Psychology prior to 
taking education courses. 

Students enrolled in this program will be required to maintain a GPA of 
2.75 for all major, cognate, education course work, and an overall GPA of 
2.75. For further information see the School of Education and Psychology 
section in the undergraduate Catalog. 



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Major — B.F.A. Art Education K-12 (47 Hours), continued 



Required Courses 

ART 104,105 Drawing I, II 

ART 109-110 Design Principles I, II 



Hours 

3,3 

3,3 
3 



ART 221 Painting I 

ART 223 Principles of Color 2 

ART 325 Sculpture _ 3 

ART 337 Art Education Elem Methods 3 

ART 367 Middle & High School Meth Art 3 

ART 41 6 Art Criticism 2 

ART 499 Senior Project 1 

Art Electives in one discipline 6 

Select twelve (12) hours from the following 1 2 

courses: 

ART 31 8 Art Appreciation (W) 3 

ART 342 Renaissance Art History (W) 3 

ART 344 Ancient Art History (W) 3 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

ART 349 Medieval Art History (W) 3 

Recommended Minor Endorsements: Math, English, History, or Science. 



Required General Education (49-55) 

AREA A ENGL 101, 102; MATH 106; 

COMM 135 (EDUC 319 meets A-4 

credit) 
AREAB RELB3hrs; RELT 138 or 225; 

3hrsUD; RELT or RELB 
AREAC HIST 356(W), 359(W); ECON 

PLSC 
AREA D Elem Foreign Lang I & II* 

Literature 
AREAE BIOL 103; CHEM 115 

AREAF HLED173;EDUC220orPSYC128 
AREA G PEAC 225 & PE Elective 



12 



9 
0-6 
3 
6 
5 
2 



*Or two (2) years of high school foreign language 
receiving a C grade or higher. 



Professional Education (35 Hours) 

During the sophomore year, the student must apply to the School of 
Education and Psychology after completing all the requirements as outlined 
in the Catalog under Admission Procedures in the School of Education and 
Psychology section. Prior to the professional semester and student 
teaching, the student will take and pass the Praxis II — both the appropriate 
section of the Principles of Learning and Teaching and the particular 
specialty test(s) for the licensure area(s). 



Required Education Courses 



Hours 



EDUC 129 Intro/Found Elem Educ 

OR 3 

EDUC 137 Intro/Found Sec/Middle Sch Educ 
EDUC 217 Psychological Found of Educ 2 

EDUC 220 Growth Years 

OR 3 

PSYC128 Developmental Psychology 
EDUC 240 Educ for Exceptional Child/Youth 2 
EDUC 319 Technology in Education 3 

EDUC 325 Philosophy of Christian Educ (W) 2 
EDUC 356 Classroom Assessment 2 

EDUC 421 Behavior 

Management — Elementary 

OR 2 

EDUC 422 Behavior Management — Secondary 
EDUC 434 Literacy in the Content Areas 2 

EDUC 437 Curr/General Methods, Gr. 7-12 1 
EDUC 438 Curr/Content Methods, Gr. 7-12 1 
EDUC 469 Enhanced Student Teaching K-1212 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.F.A.— Art Education K-12 



Semester 

ART 104 Drawing I 

ART 109 Design Principles I 

ENGL 101 College Composition 

PSYC 128 Developmental Psychology 

RELB 125 Life & Teachings of Jesus 



Hours 


2nd Semester Hours 


3 


ART 105 


Drawing II 3 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 3 


3 


ART 223 


Color Principles 2 


3 


EDUC 129 


Intro/Found Elementary Educ 


3 




OR 3 


15 


EDUC 137 


Intro/Found Sec/Middle Sch Educ 




ENGL 102 


College Composition 3 




HLED 173 


Health for Life 2 



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Major— B.F.A. Fine Arts (62 Hours) 

The B.F.A. degree in Fine Art is designed to allow the development of a 
body of work in the area of drawing and painting for those who desire to 
further develop their artistic talent at the graduate level. A broad art history 
background covering the four major art periods is a necessary complement 
in preparation for the M.F.A. in a graduate program. Individuals with the 
B.F.A. degree have an appropriate preparation for entering careers as 
professional studio artists, illustrators, concept artists, animators, art critics, 
gallery directors, art professors at the university level, art administrators, art 
consultants or community art program coordinators. 

Required Courses, continued Hours 

ART 342 Renaissance Art History (W) 3 

ART 344 Ancient Art History (W) 3 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

ART 349 Medieval Art History (W) 3 

ART 410 Painting IV 3 

ART 499 Senior Project 1 

ART Electives ' 9 



Required Courses 


Hours 


ART 104,105 


Drawing I, II 


3,3 


ART 109-110 Design Principles I, II 


3,3 


ART 206 


Drawing III 


3 


ART 207 


Drawing IV 


3 


ART 221-222 Painting I, II 


3,3 


ART 223 


Color Principles 


2 


ART 308 


Drawing V 


3 


ART 310 


Painting III 


3 


ART 31 8 


Art Appreciation (W) 


3 


ARTG114 


Intro to Computer Graphics 


2 



Required Cognate Hours 

Foreign Language (Intermediate) 6 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.F.A.— Fine Arts 



1st Semester 


Hours 


2nd Semester 


Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 105 Drawing II 


3 


ART 109 
ARTG114 
ENGL 101 


Design Principles I 
Intro to Computer Graphics 
College Composition 
Area B, Religion 
Area G, PEAC 


3 
2 
3 
3 
1 


ART 110 Design Principles II 
ART 223 Color Principles 
COMM135 Intro to Public Speaking 
ENGL 102 College Composition 
PEAC 225 " Fitness 


3 
2 
3 
3 
for Life 



ANIMATION ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

Admission to the Animation program is required before beginning 
sophomore level courses. Students admitted must meet the following 
criteria: 

1 . Completion of general education: ENGL 1 01 

2. Completion of six hours of drawing applicable towards the major with 
a "B" grade or better. 

3. Completion of ART 1 09-1 1 with a "C" grade or better. 

4. Completion of nine hours in animation courses with a "C" grade or 
better. 

5. Passing the Freshman Portfolio Review. 

FRESHMAN PORTFOLIO REVIEW 

The student entering the Freshman Portfolio Review is expected to 
display a collection of work completed during their time at the School of 
Visual Art and Design and, if applicable, any work accrued prior to 
enrollment. A faculty panel will assess the sampled work and determine the 
student's acceptance into the Animation program. The review is not based 
on academic performance in individual courses. The review is an evaluation 
of the student's overall performance taking into consideration growth in 
artistic thinking and significant skill development. 



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OPEN DRAWING SESSIONS 

The animation student is expected to develop a lifestyle that includes the 
habit of drawing from direct observation in order to maintain their skills. An 
opportunity for this goal is provided through Open Drawing Sessions. These 
sessions are organized by the SVAD faculty to be non-graded, non-credit, 
required learning opportunities offered outside of regular class time. Any 
animation major taking a course that includes an emphasis in drawing will be 
required to attend these sessions. The nature of each student's time spent 
in these sessions will be dictated by each course's syllabus. 

PRACTICUM 

The Animation Practicum of 150 clock hours is required of all animation 
majors before being eligible for senior level courses. This requirement may 
be met as soon as the completion of the sophomore level courses. 
Fulfillment of this requirement can include customary employment in the field 
or significant non-coursework projects in the visual arts. It is the student's 
responsibility to seek and make all arrangements towards obtaining 
acceptance into this practicum. The School of Visual Art and Design assists 
in the process but does not guarantee acceptance into any position or 
internship. This valuable experience in the field of animation will give the 
student a perspective on the workplace environment, as well as valuable job 
references. 

Major — B.S. Animation (63 Hours) 

The B.S. in Animation is designed for students who will aggressively 
pursue a career in computer animation. The animation program 
concentrates on fundamentals, collaborative work, and personal portfolio 
development. Majors will focus on computer generated animation to 
develop professional skills for industry and graduate school placement. 
Both traditional and contemporary skills will be covered. The student will 
develop the working skills required for the visual effects, commercial, and 
animation industry. Two concentrations are offered: Character Animation 
and Commercial Animation. In the Character Animation Concentration 
animators will develop advanced skills in animation performance, movement, 
story development, and acting. Animators in the Commercial Animation 
Concentration focus on broadcast and industrial 3D animation, and 3D 
visualization and rendering. 

Animation Core (51 hours) 

Required Courses Hours Required Courses , continued Hours 

ART 104 Drawing I 3 AART 426 Senior Studio I '" 3 

ART 109 Design Principles I 3 AART 428 Senior Studio II 3 

ART 110 Design Principles II 3 AART 480 Self Promotion 1 

ART 226 Color Scripting 2 ARTG114 Intro to Graphics Design 2 

ART 229 Concept Development 2 ARTG116 Intro to Vector Graphics 2 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 ARTG212 Advanced Computer Graphics 3 

AART 1 04 Principles of Animation I 3 

AART 1 06 Principles of Animation II 3 

AART 1 08 Intro to 3D 3 

AART 212 Storyboarding & Previsualization3 

AART 216 Character Animation I 3 

AART 318 Animation Studio 3 

AART 322 Motion Design 3 



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Major — B.S. Animation (63 Hours), continued 



Character Anim ation Concentration (63 Hours) 

Animation Core 51 

ART 107 Drawing in Motion 3 

AART218 Character Animation II 3 

AART 242 Character Design 3 

AART316 Animation Collaborative Studio 3 



Commercial Animation Concentration (63 Hours) 

Animation Core 51 

ART 105 Drawing II 3 

AART 244 Solid Modeling 3 

AART 330 3D Motion Design 3 

AART 332 Visualization " 3 



Required Coqnates 

ART 325 Sculpture 
ARTF214 Lighting 


Hours 

3 
2 


Required Coqnates 

ARTF214 Lighting 

ARTF 233 Intro to Field Production 


Hours 

2 

2 


ARTF320 


Post Production 


3 


ARTF320 


Post Production 


3 


ARTI 230 
CPTE 100 


Sound Design 
Computer Concepts 


3 
1 


ARTG 326 
ARTI 230 
CPTE 100 


Digital Imaging 
Sound Design 
Computer Concepts 


3 
3 

1 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Animation: Character & Commercial Concentrations 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 107 


Drawing in Motion 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


AART 1 04 


Principles of Animation I 


3 


AART 106 


Principles of Animation II 


3 


ARTG 114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 


AART 108 


Intro to 3D 


3 


ARTG 116 


Intro to Vector Graphics 


2 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 
16 


PEAC 


Elective 


1 
16 



Technical Animation (87 Hours) 

Combined Majors — B.S. Animation and Computer Science 



Animation (46 Hours) 

Required Courses Hours 

ART 104 Drawing I 3 

ART 109 Design Principles I 3 

ART 110 Design Principles II 3 

ART 223 Principles of Color 2 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

AART 1 04 Principles of Animation I 3 

AART 1 06 Principles of Animation II 3 

AART 108 Intro to 3D 3 

AART 316 Animation Collaborative Studio 3 

AART 322 Motion Design 3 

AART 426 Senior Studio I 3 

AART 428 Senior Studio II 3 

AART 480 Self Promotion 1 

AART Animation Elec (2 must be UD)6 

ARTG 114 Intro to Graphics Design 2 

ARTG 1 1 6 Intro to Vector Graphics 2 



Computer Science (41 Hours) 
Required Courses 



Recommended Animation Electives 



AART 216 
AART 242 
AART 244 
AART 330 



Character Animation I 
Character Design 
Solid Modeling 
3D Motion Design 



Hours 

3 

3 
3 
3 



Hours 

3 



CPTR 1 03 Principles of Computing 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 

CPTR 215 Fundamentals of Sftwr Design 4 

CPTR 220 Org, Archit & Assembly Lang 4 

CPTR 314 Data Struc, Algor & Know Syst 4 

CPTR 319 Database Management Systems 3 

CPTR 365 Operating Systems * 3 

CPTR 405 Org of Programming Languages 3 

CPTR 486 Senior Seminar (W) " ~ 2 

SENG 209 Intro to Software Engineering 4 

Computer Electives (CPTR,SENG)7 

(3 must be UD) 

Required Coqnates Hours 

COMM 326 Film Evaluation (W) 3 

MATH 181 Calculus I 3 

MATH 182 Calculus II 4 

MATH 200 Elementary Linear Algebra 2 

MATH 215 Statistics 3 

MATH 280 Discrete Math Structures 3 

PHYS 211-214 Gen Physics/Lab 8 

Approved Science Elective 4 

Recommended Courses Hours 

CPTR 418 Artificial Intelligence 3 

CPTR 425 Computer Graphics 3 

PHYS 317 Issues in Phys Science & Religion3 

PSYC315 Abnormal Psychology ' 3 

RELT 373 Christian Ethics ~ 3 

RELT 458 World Religions (W) 3 



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HIST/PLSC UD Elective Course 6 PSYC/SOCI UD Elective Course 

Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
Technical Animation — B.S. Animation and Computer Science 



1st Semester 

ART 104 
ART 109 
CPTR 103 
CPTR 124 
ENGL 101 



Drawing I 
Design Principles I 
Principles of Computing 
Fundamentals of Programming 
College Composition 



Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


3 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Speaking 


3 


3 


CPTR 215 


Fund of Software Design 


4 


ng 4 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


3 


RELT 


Elective 


3 


16 






16 



Major — B.S. Film Production (63 Hours) 

The major in Film Production is for those students who want to pursue a 
career in film, video, or commercial production. The program is designed to 
enable students to fill decision making positions and create or influence the 
content of the projects they work on. On graduating, each student portfolio 
will include two short film productions and a feature length screenplay. 

INTERNSHIP 

The Film Production Internship of 300 clock hours is required of all film 
production majors before being eligible for senior level courses. Fulfillment 
of this requirement can include customary employment in the field or 
significant non-coursework projects in the visual arts. It is the student's 
responsibility to seek and make all arrangements towards obtaining 
acceptance into this internship. The School of Visual Art and Design assists 
in the process but does not guarantee acceptance into any position or 
internship. This valuable experience in production will give the student a 
perspective on the workplace environment as well as valuable job 
references. 



Required C 


ourses 


Hours 


Required Cognates Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 31 8 


Art Appreciation (W) 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


BRDC 202 


Digital Audio Production 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


COMM 326 


Film Evaluation fW) 


3 


ART 223 


Principles of Color 


2 


JOUR 125 


Intro to Photography 


3 


ART 345 


Contemporary Art (W) 


3 








AART212 


Storyboarding & Previsuali; 


:ation3 


Recommended General Education 




AART 322 


Motion Design 


3 


AREA A 


ENGL 101, 102; 


9-12 


ARTF112 


Film Pre-Production I 


3 




CPTE 105-107 




ARTF114 


Film Pre-Production II 


3 




(MATH 100 and above) 




ARTF214 


Lighting 


2 


AREAB 


RELB 125; RELT 225; 


12 


ARTF 233 


Intro to Field Production 


2 




RELT 368(W); Elective 




ARTF 235 


Cinematography 


3 


AREAC 


HIST 174, 359; PLSC 472(W) 


9 


ARTF 320 


Post Production 


3 


AREAD 


Completed in the Major 




ARTF 326 


Screenwriting I 


3 


AREAE 


BIOL 421 orPHYS317; 


6 


ARTF 328 


Screenwriting II 


3 




ERSC 105 




ARTF 353 


Documentary Filmmaking 


3 


AREAF 


SOCI150;HLED 173 


5 


ARTF 422 


Directing 


3 


AREAG 


G3, in major; PEAC 225; 


2 


ARTF 424 


Senior Project 


3 




PEAC Elective (2 hrs) 




ARTF 445 


Self Promotion 


1 








ARTF 492 


Film Production Internship 


3 








ARTG114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 








ARTG212 


Advanced Computer Graph 


lies 3 








ARTI 230 


Sound Design 


3 









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Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Film Production 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


ART 223 


Principles of Color 


2 


ARTF112 


Film Pre-Production I 


3 


ARTF114 


Film Pre-Production II 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ARTG 114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 


JOUR 125 


Intro to Photography 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


PEAC 


Elective 


1 
16 


RELB 125 


Life & Teachings of 
3 


Jesus 



16 



Major— B.S. Graphic Design (66-73 Hours) 

The Graphic Design program will prepare students to enter the exciting 
and competitive world of graphic design. Today's graphic designers need to 
have good eye-hand coordination, knowledge of art history, and the ability to 
work with the Macintosh computer. They also need to work with their hands 
in order to achieve a high professional level and a competitive place in the 
market. Excellence in this field depends on discipline and hard work 
combined with skill and talent. In graphic design, students have room to 
unleash their own ideas and watch them come true by creating their own 
universe of places, object, and characters. Students will be assisted by 
graphic artists in an environment that promotes the highest principles and 
moral values. 



Design Core (40 hours) 



Required C 


ourses 


Hours 


ART 104 
ART 105 
ART 109 


Drawing I 
Drawing II 
Design Principles I 


3 

3 
3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


ART 223 


Principles of Color 


2 


ART 345 
ARTG 114 


Contemporary Art (W) 
Intro to Graphics Design 


3 
2 


ARTG 116 
ARTG 121 
ARTG 122 
ARTG 212 
ARTG 326 
ARTG 327 


Intro to Vector Graphics 
Typography I 
Typography II 
Adv Computer Graphics 
Digital Imaging 
Multimedia I 


2 

3 
3 
3 
3 
3 


ARTG 491 


Graphic Design Practicum 


3 


ARTG 499 


Senior Project 


1 



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Print Design Concentration (66 Hours) Hours 

Design Core 40 

ART 331 Illustration Methods 3 

ARTG118 Digital Page Design 2 

ARTG210 Vector Graphics Design 3 

ARTG 324 Editorial Design " 3 

ARTG 332 Advertising Design 3 

ARTG 333 Packaging ' 3 

ARTG 339 Publication Design 3 

ARTG 420 Corporate Identity 3 

ARTG 430 Adv Cone in Graphic Design 3 

Required Cognates Hours 



ARTF 320 
TECH 244 



Post Production 
Graphic Production 



Recommended General Education 

AREAC HIST 359 (W), PLSC 472 (W) 

AREA D COMM 326 (W) 

AREAE BIOL 424 (W), ERSC 105 

AREA F BUAD 1 28, HLED 1 73 

AREAG BUAD 126, JOUR 125 

(PEAC 225 and a PEAC course 
is required) 



Interactive Media Concentration 

The Interactive Media program at the School of Visual Art and Design 
prepares students to design and create interactive solutions that meet 
today's communication challenges. Entering students begin with a thorough 
introduction to both the principles of design and the digital tools used by 
industry professionals. Building on this foundation, subsequent courses 
equip students to create websites, Christian games, dynamic sound 
synthesis, multimedia CD ROMs, 2D and 3D simulations, immersive 
environments and virtual communications. There is a great demand for 
people who can design creatively for the new media and as a result, students 
will be able to choose from a variety of high-paying career options found in 
companies that design and develop for interactive communications. 

Required Cognates Hours 

AART 322 Motion Design 3 

ARTF 320 Post Production 3 

PSYC122 General Psychology 3 

Recommended Electives 

ARTG 324 Editorial Design 3 

CPTR 124 Fundamentals of Programming 4 

JOUR 105 Writing for the Media 3 

MATH 120 Precalculus Algebra 3 

MATH 121 Precalculus Trigonometry 2 

SOCI150 Cultural Anthropology 3 



Interactive M 


edia Concentration (73 Hours) 






Design Core 


40 


AART 104 


Principle of Anim ation I 


3 


AART 108 


ntroduction to 3D 


3 


ARTG 329 


M ultim edia II 


3 


ARTI 115 


Intro to Interactive M edia 


3 


A RT I 230 


Sound Design 


3 


ARTI321 


Interactive M edia I 


3 


ARTI323 


Interactive M edia II 


3 


ARTI425 


Interactive M edia IN 


4 


ARTI 427 


Interactive Video & Sound 


3 


ARTI432 


3D Environm ents 


3 


ARTI437 


New M edia Applications 


3 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Graphic Design — Interactive Media Concentration 



1st Semester 




Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


AART 1 05 


Principles of Animation 


3 


ARTG 114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 


ARTG 116 


Intro to Vector Graphics 


2 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 
16 



2nd Semester 




Hours 


ART 105 


Drawing II 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


ARTI 115 


Intro to Interactive Media 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


RELB 


Area B, Religion 


3 
15 



Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
B.S. Graphic Design — Print Design Concentration 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 




Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 105 


Drawing II 


3 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


ART 110 


Design Principles II 


3 


ARTG 114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 


ARTG 118 


Digital Page Design 


2 


ARTG 116 


Intro to Vector Graphics 


2 


ARTG 121 


Typography I 


3 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


ENGL 102 


College Composition 


3 


RELB 


Area B, Religion 


3 
16 


PEAC 


PE Elective 


1 
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Major — A.S. Graphic Design (29 Hours) 



Required Courses 


Hours 


Required Coqnate 


Hours 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


TECH 245 Graphic Production 


3 


ART 109-110 


Design Principles I, II 


3,3 






ART 223 


Color Principles 


2 


Recommended General Education 




ART 345 


Contemporary Art fW) 


3 


AREA D COMM 326 (W) 


3 


ARTG114 


Intro to Computer Graphics 


2 


AREAF BUAD128 


3 


ARTG210 


Vector Graphics Design 


3 






ARTG212 


Advanced Computer Graph 


ics 3 






ARTG 339 


Publication Design 


3 






ARTG 499 


Senior Project 


1 






ARTG 


Elective 


3 







Sample Freshman Year Sequence 
A.S. Graphic Design 



1st Semester 




Hours 


2nd Semester 


ART 104 


Drawing I 


3 


ART 110 


ART 109 


Design Principles I 


3 


ART 223 


ARTG 114 


Intro to Graphics Design 


2 


ARTG 210 


ENGL 101 


College Composition 


3 


COMM 135 




RELB Elective 


3 


ENGL 102 




PEAC Elective 


1 
15 


PEAC 225 



Design Principles II 
Color Principles 
Vector Graphics Design 
Intro to Public Speaking 
College Composition 
Fitness for Life 



Hours 

3 

2 
3 
3 
3 
1 
15 



Minor — Art (18 Hours) 



Minor — Art-Graphic 
Design (22 Hours) 



Required Courses 

ART 104-105 Drawing I, II 
ART 109 Design Principles I 



Hours 



Required Courses Hours 

ART 104 Drawing I 3 

ART 109 Design Principles I 3 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

ARTG 114 Intro to Graphics Design 2 

ARTG 1 1 6 Intro to Vector Graphics 2 

ARTG 210 Vector Graphics Design 3 

ARTG 212 Advanced Computer Graphics 3 

ARTG 339 Publication Design 3 



Select one of the following 

ART course: 

ART 31 8 Art Appreciation (W) 3 

ART 342 Renaissance Art History (W) 3 

ART 344 Ancient Art History (W) 3 

ART 345 Contemporary Art (W) 3 

ART 349 Medieval Art History (W) 3 

Electives 3 

Upper Division Electives 3 

STUDIO ART 

ART 101. Introduction to Drawing (G-1) 3 hours 

A course designed for the general education student or the art student who has had no 
formal training in drawing or who does not have a portfolio of their art work. This 
course introduces the beginning student to the basic principles of drawing such as 
perspective, value, and form. Does not apply to the major. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 



ART 104. Drawing I (G-1) 3 hours 

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principles of art focusing on drawing using a ten value scale, one, two, and three point 
perspective, and exploring character of line using various pencils, charcoal, conte 
crayon, and ink. The majority of the assignments are carried on in the drawing studio 
using set-ups set by the instructor. In addition to drawing done in class, daily sketching 
and finished drawings done outside of class are required. Maintenance of a 
journal-sketch book documenting the creative process is required with a minimum of 
one sketch per school day. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



ART 105. Drawing II (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 04. 

This course emphasizes three point and multiple perspective, modeling, and 
composition. During the first half of the course the students draw in the studio setting 
up their own lighting and still lifes. Texture, composition, and reflection is focused on 
during the second half of the course by drawing outdoors from the landscape. In 
addition to drawing in class, daily sketching, and finished drawings done outside of 
class are required. Maintenance of a journal-sketch book as in Drawing I is required. 
Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 107. Drawing in Motion 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 05. 

This course will focus on capturing an active figure with drawing. The course is 
designed to give the animation student skill in gestural drawing that incorporates the 
use of the line of action, weight, and force. The course includes sequence based 
studio time with models and observation studies in the field. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 

ART 109. Design Principles I (G-1) 3 hours 

The most fundamental course in design. The student learns how principles of design 
and elements are used in composition. The main focus of the course is to create an 
individual and separate understanding of elements and then work collectively with 
principles and elements for superior design. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 110. Design Principles II (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 09. 

A more advanced course in design that focuses on three dimensional design using the 
cube as a basic structure. The basic elements are added or subtracted to the cube to 
gain a more complete example of dimensional space. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for 
this course. 

ART 206. Drawing III - Anatomy 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 104, 105. 

A course designed for fine art majors and animators that focuses on the study of the 
structure of the human body for the purpose of becoming visually sensitive to all the 
deformations on the surface with respect to form and light during movement and be 
able to draw from the live model both posed and during motion. This course includes a 
lab. Daily sketching and one portfolio quality finished drawing per week are required in 
addition to drawing done in class. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 207. Drawing IV 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 104, 105, 206. 

This course is devoted to the advanced study of multiple point perspective in the urban 
setting and to drawing the landscape as well. Weekly field trips are taken to draw on 
location. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



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ART 221 . Painting I (G-1 ) 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 104, 105, 109, 223 or permission of instructor. 
A course designed to give the student a basic understanding of the material paint. The 
student is exposed to portraiture, still life, landscape, and the objective forms of painting 
with an emphasis on basic composition. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 222. Painting II (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 221 . 

This intermediate course is designed to allow the painting student to explore the styles 
and techniques of the masters focusing on light, brush strokes, glazes, and color. Lab 
fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



ART 223. Principles of Color (G-1) 2 hours 

A basic course in the study of the phenomenon of color as it applies to the realm of the 
visual arts with emphasis of the relationships and interactions of colors. Lab fee 4 will 
be assessed for this course. 

ART 226. Color Scripting 2 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 05. 

A course designed to enable the student to apply the principles of color theory to the 
process of color keying. Emphasis is placed on mood development related to 
environments and characters in a scene context useful for animation and film 
production. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 228. Watercolor I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 104,105 or permission of the instructor. 

A course designed to give the student a basic understanding of the techniques of 
transparent watercolor. The student studies brush-strokes, painting surfaces, paint 
characteristics, masking, and the overlay of colors using the white surface for tinting. A 
variety of subjects will be studied that require specific painting techniques in rendering 
surface textures such as water, clouds, and trees. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this 



ART 229. Concept Development 2 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 05 

This course develops the creative process through the development of characters, 
environments, and props. Students will learn to research and observe as well as 
explore various styles in visual concept development valuable in animation and film 
production. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 230. Introduction to Art Experiences 2 hours 

A course designed to give education majors who don't have an art background an 
introduction to the creative art process and hands-on experience with a variety of art 
media and materials. Emphasis will be given to the aesthetic expression, media 
exploration, and art appreciation. Attention will also be given to the development of 
lesson plans that incorporate an artistic use of media, design, and composition. This 
course does not apply on a major or count toward any major or minor in the School of 
Visual Arts and Design. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 235. Ceramics (G-1) 3 hours 

Fundamentals of the preparation and use of clay. Methods of fabrication from hand 
building to wheel-thrown wares, chemistry and application of glazes, and stacking and 
firing of kilns. May be repeated for credit. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 238. Introduction to Art Therapy 3 hours 



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Prerequisites: ART 105, 109; PSYC 122, 128. 

An introductory course designed to introduce the pre-art therapy student to the field and 

practice of Art Therapy. A minimum of thirty contact hours in the practice setting of Art 

Therapy with hands on experience is required. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this 

course. 

ART 300. Printmaking (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 104 or permission of instructor. 

A course designed to give the art major experience in printmaking media. Relief, 
intaglio, and silk-screen will be covered. Course will be taught in odd years. Lab fee 6 
will be assessed for this course. 

ART 308. Drawing V 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 104, 105, 206, 207. 

An advanced course for the drawing or painting focused student where a personal style 
of drawing and a body of work focused on content are developed. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 



ART 310. Painting III (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 222 or permission of instructor. 

An advanced class in painting in which the student begins his or her personal idea 
search. It is expected that the student will develop content in this class that will be 
developed over the next two years. Constancy in style and focus are expected 
resulting in professional portfolio pieces. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 324. 3D Design Materials and Techniques 3 hours 

An exploration of various materials such as Styrofoam, fiberglass, rubber mold, plastic, 
and wood used to create three-dimensional forms will be focused on through the use of 
the primary technical methods of subtraction, manipulation, addition, and substitution. 
Attention to armatures and joints for making movable parts will also be given. Lab fee 
9 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 325. Sculpture 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 104 or permission of instructor. 

Introduction to the problems of form in sculpture and three-dimensional design using 
various media such as clay, plaster, wood, and metal casting. Lab fee 9 will be 
assessed for this course. 

ART 328. Advanced Watercolor 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 228. 

Advanced problems in watercolor technique where a personal style of painting and a 
body work focused on content is developed. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this 
course. 

ART 331. Illustration Methods 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 05. 

Students will learn illustration techniques using pencils, ink, markers, colored pencils, 
and photo retouching. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 337. Art Education Elementary Methods 3 hours 

In this class the student/pre-service art education teacher will be introduced to lesson 
planning and writing for grades K-5. Pre-service art education teachers will be 
required to produce many demonstration art pieces for the lessons covered in class as 
well as writing lesson plans, observing art teachers, and student teaching experience. 

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In this class the pre-service teacher will be introduced to lesson planning and writing 
for grades 6-12. Pre-service art education teachers will be required to produce many 
demonstration art pieces for the lessons covered in class as well as writing lesson 
plans, observing art teachers, and student teaching experience. 

ART 410. Painting IV 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 221 or permission of instructor. 

A continuation of portfolio development from Painting III with an emphasis on more 
mature studio practices such as time and portfolio management. Continuing the same 
content as in Painting III. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 412. Preparing to Meet the Firms 1 hour 

This course is made up of a series of topics presented in a seminar setting to provide 
students with necessary tools to actively pursue and acquire internships and jobs. 
Topics will include but are not limited to: Resumes, Networking, Corporate Climate, 
Interviewing, Dress, Portfolios, Company Research, Etiquette. Besides listening to 
guest presentations, opportunities will exist to interact with guest lecturers and 
professors about thoughts and theories regarding the area of job acquisition. Lab fee 4 
will be assessed for this course. 



ART 41 6 Art Criticism 2 hours 

In this class the student teacher will gain a broader and deeper understanding of the 
world of art, and the Christian artist's role in that world. The class looks at the 
theories of art, its criticism, and methods of teaching art criticism and aesthetic 
evaluation to students and assessing their criticisms. Students will be required to 
make observations of in service teachers, make gallery visits, and document the 
lessons. 

ART 265/465. Topics in Art 1-3 hours 

Selected areas in art such as watercolor, printmaking, concept drawing, stage set 
design, advanced figure drawing, cartooning, and other related topics are chosen each 
semester as the topic of focus. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 

ART 491. Graphic Design Practicum 1-3 hours 

Students will work in a graphics-related business for a minimum of 40 clock hours per 
credit hour with employer evaluation. Students must maintain a log sheet and samples 
of work. 

ART 295/495. Directed Study 1-3 hours 

For students electing to take ART 295, permission of the instructor must be obtained. 
ART 495 is for majors and minors only. 

The course is designed for students who wish directed study or for a group of students 
who wish a special course not taught under the regular class offering. Students taking 
the class as directed study may choose from art history, ceramics, design, drawing, 
painting, printmaking, and sculpture. (Students must have had maximum classes 
offered in area.) This course also includes credit offered by the Art Department on 
directed study tours. May be repeated for credit up to four times. Lab fee 4 will be 
assessed for this course. 

ART 499. Senior Project 1 hour 

Major projects in area of interest for seniors and preparation of permanent portfolio of 
college art work. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



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ART 218/31 8. Art Appreciation (D-3) (W) 3 hours 

Lecture and travel seminar. Survey and appreciation course of art history from 
pre-historic to modern times. One class is offered in the fall semester, with two hours 
per week lecture, and the week of Thanksgiving spent in and New York City visiting 
major art museums. When offered in the first summer session, there will be one week of 
two-hour lectures and two weeks of travel and museum visits. There is an additional 
charge for travel. Students will be required to write a summary paper. Students taking 
the class for upper division credit will be required to write a research paper. 

ART 342. Renaissance Art History (D-3) (W) 3 hours 

A study of arts of western civilization during Renaissance times with an emphasis on 
the pivotal figures in Art History. 

ART 344. Ancient Art History (D-3) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the arts of western civilization from antiquity to the mid-600's A.D. with an 
emphasis on pivotal figures in art history. 

ART 345. Contemporary Art (D-3) (W) 3 hours 

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century developments in European and American arts. 
(Fall) 

ART 349. Medieval Art History (D-3) (W) 3 hours 

A study of the arts of western civilization during Medieval times with an emphasis on the 
pivotal figures in Art History. 



ANIMATION 

AART 104. Principles of Animation I 3 hours 

This course is an introduction to the mechanics of animation and the elementary 
components of motion. Hand-drawn techniques such as inbetweening and simple 
movements will be used to give the student experience in this medium and to equip 
them with skills to be applied in computer animation. Lab fee 6 will be assessed for 
this course. 

AART 106. Principles of Animation II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 1 04. 

This course is designed to broaden the student's experience of walk and run cycles 
through the incorporation of personality and attitude into their characters. Lab fee 6 
will be assessed for this course. 

AART 108. Introduction to 3D 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 1 04. 

This course will cover the basics of creating and manipulating assets in the 3D 
computer environment. The course is an introduction to basic modeling, rigging, 
animating, texturing, lighting, and rendering. It is designed to prepare students for 
further exposure to 3D work in Animation and Interactive Media. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 

AART 212. Storyboarding and Previsualization 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 1 05 or ART 1 07. 

This course is constructed to give animation, film, and interactive design students the 
ability to effectively communicate ideas in a preproduction setting. Presentation quality 
and clarity are emphasized. The course will also cover traditional and experimental 
plot and structure issues. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



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AART 216. Character Animation I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: AART 106, 108. 

This course focuses on the fundamentals of animation through the exploration of body 
attitudes and facial expressions. The course will give students a better sense of what 
is needed to communicate thought and emotion. This course also covers basic rigging 
techniques. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 218. Character Animation II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 21 6. 

This course furthers the animation student's skills with the addition of dialog based 
performances. The course seeks to combine the principles of facial expression and 
dialogue timing to create believable characters through the use of node based control 
and scripted rigging. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 242. Character Design 3 hours 

Prerequisites: AART 106, 108. 

This course teaches students the process of designing characters through the 
development of personas, character packs, and modeling. Character development 
includes extensive research, drawing matrices of character elements, settings, and 
accessories. Special emphasis will be placed on modeling for effective body and facial 
rigging for animation. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 244. Solid Modeling 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 1 08. 

This course deals with product modeling which describes most mechanical or generally 
non-deformable objects. This course will cover all surface types, their uses, and a 
complete understanding of modeling and the relationship between geometry, shading, 
and lighting technologies and techniques for object visualization. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 



AART 316. Animation Collaborative Studio 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 345 and permission of instructor. 

In this course students work together in small groups to create finished projects. 
Issues in effective project management, personal discipline, and focused involvement 
are explored. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 318. Animation Studio 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 31 6. 

In this course senior animation students will have the opportunity to prepare for their 
final projects. Various preproduction techniques and focused critiques help arrange 
the best possible scenario for success in future animation projects. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 

AART 322. Motion Design 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 21 2. 

In this course, graphic design, interactive design, animation, and film students will 
explore elements of moving compositions by incorporating the fundamentals of design 
and animation principles and techniques. The course covers how motion design is 
used by broadcast, film, interactive, and fine art professionals. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 

AART 330. 3D Motion Design 3 hours 

Prerequisites: AART 108, 322. 

Students in this course build on the foundation skills acquired in Motion Design by 
extending them into the realm of 3D computer design. This course focuses on 
modeling, lighting, and rendering techniques as well as basic compositing integrated 
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be assessed for this course. 

AART 332. Visualization 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 244. 

This course explores various techniques for organizing and procedures for presenting 
materials related to commercial and instructional demonstrations. Focus is placed on 
clarity and creative solutions in creating entertaining and compelling productions. Lab 
fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 426. Senior Studio I 3 hours 

Prerequisite: A A R T 3 1 8 

In this course final year students will have the opportunity to produce a significant 
project needed to complete their portfolio. Class time features structured labs, regular 
presentations, professor/student meetings, and group discussions concerning each 
students work. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 428 Senior Studio II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: AART 426. 

In this course final year students will finish any projects needed to complete their 
portfolio. Class time features structured lab times, regular presentations, 
professor/student meetings, and group discussions concerning each students work. 
Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

AART 265/465. Topics in Animation 1-3 hours 

This course is designed to be an access point to a broad variety of subjects in 
animation. May be repeated with permission. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this 
course. 

AART 480. Self Promotion 1 hour 

Prerequisite: Senior status. 

Students enrolled in this course will be trained in all aspects related to presenting 
themselves as professionals applicable to various career settings like jobs and 
internships or graduate school. Skills in art preparation, job hunting, and the 
importance of developing an artistic statement will also be addressed. Lab fee 5 will 
be assessed for this course. 



AART 292/492. Internship in Animation 1-3 hours 

Prerequisite: Acceptance by a professional studio. 

Professional work experience in an animation production environment for a minimum of 
1 00 clock hours per credit hour with supervisor evaluation. Students will maintain a log 
sheet and samples of work. May be repeated. 



FILM PRODUCTION 

ARTF 112. Film Pre-Production I 3 hours 

This course introduces the film student to the principles of visual storytelling. Students 
will learn about storyboarding, shot flow, location scouting, and talent screening. This 
is a lecture course. 

ARTF 114. Film Pre-Production II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTF 1 1 2. 

This course introduces students to the standard film budgeting and scheduling 
processes. Attention is given to the different unions and guilds, as well as how to plan 
a production to meet scheduling demands. This is a lecture/studio course. 



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ARTF 214. Lighting 2 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 104 or permission of instructor. 

Students learn the fundamentals of how to use light to create moods and effects. Lab 
fee 8 will be assessed for this course. This is a lecture/lab course. 

ARTF 233. Intro to Field Production 2 hours 

Co-requisite: ARTF 21 4. 

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and tools of narrative 
filmmaking, including the use of film and digital video cameras. Lab fee 8 will be 
assessed for this course. This is a lecture/lab course. 

ARTF 235. Cinematography 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTF 233. Co-requisite: ARTF 320. 

This course continues instruction in the craft of capturing moving images with 16mm 
film and digital video cameras. The course is project-oriented, and students will work 
with seniors enrolled in ARTF 424 to produce complete short films. Lab fee 12 and an 
additional $300 will be assessed for this course. This is a studio course. 

ARTF 320. Post Production 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 212. Co-requisite: ARTF 235. 

Students will learn non-linear film editing techniques. Special attention is paid not only 
to technical proficiency but to the pacing and overall flow and continuity of scenes. Lab 
fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. This is a lecture/lab course. 

ARTF 326. Screenwriting I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ENGL101, 102. 

This is intended for Film Production and Animation students to develop skills in the art 
of writing for the screen. Attention will be given to audience, theme, character, plot 
construction, dramatic structure, dialogue, and elements of film space and timing. This 
is a lecture/lab course. 

ARTF 328. Screenwriting II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTF 326. 

Students write several short screenplays, as well as one feature length screenplay 
intended for portfolio use. This is a lecture/lab course. 



ARTF 353. Documentary Filmmaking 3 hours 

Students produce a short documentary film and analyze documentary films paying 
special attention to the kinds of challenges present for the documentary film maker. 
Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. This is a lecture/studio course. 

ARTF 422. Directing 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTF 328. 

Film students will be introduced to fundamentals of acting and directing as they direct 
each other in short scenes. Attention will also be given to how to communicate clearly 
with the cast and key department heads. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this course. 
This is a lecture/studio course. 

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Prerequisite: ARTF 422. 

Film majors will work with ARTF 245 students to produce complete short films suitable 

for portfolio use. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this course. This is a lecture/lab 

course. 

ARTF 445. Self Promotion 1 hour 

Prerequisite: A R T F 4 2 2 

Film production majors study the industry as a whole in conjunction with preparing 
portfolios suitable for job placement in the area of their choice. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 

ARTF 265/465. Topics in Film Production 1-3 hours 

Full participation in workshops and seminars presented by active professionals in the 
field. The presentations are offered in intensive blocks over the weekends two to three 
times per year. Selected topics are related to all areas of the film production field. 
Lab fee 12 and an additional $75 will be assessed for this course. This is a studio 
course. 

ARTF 492. Film Production Internship. 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Completion of at least half of the hours required for a major in film 
production. 

Students will work on a project in the film industry during the summer, preferably an 8 to 
12 week period between the junior and senior year. At least 300 clock hours of work 
experience are required. 

COMPUTER GRAPHICS 

ARTG 114. Introduction to Computer Graphics (G-2) 2 hours 

Pre- or Co-requisite: A R T 1 9 

An introductory, creative imaging course for those interested in professional visual art 
fields such as graphic design, film, animation, and interactive visual communication. 
This course introduces students to Adobe Photoshop for the acquisition, creation, 
manipulation, and output of bitmapped digital images to use in digital composition. Lab 
fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 116. Introduction to Vector Graphics 2 hours 

Pre- or Co-requisite: ART 1 09 . 

An introductory course for those interested in professional visual art fields such as 
graphic design, film, animation, and interactive visual communication. This course 
focuses on creating original vector graphic elements in the industry-leading application 
Adobe Illustrator, and the appropriate application of those vector elements in digital 
compositions. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 118. Digital Page Design 2 hours 

Prerequisites: ARTG 114, 1 16 or permission of the instructor. 

An introductory, creative composition course for those interested in professional visual 
art fields such as graphic design, film, animation, and interactive visual communication. 
This course introduces digital page design through the industry-standard applications 
Quark Xpress and Adobe InDesign. Emphasis is placed on learning efficient page 
layout through the use of master pages, typographic controls such as style sheets and 
effective use of process color and spot color libraries. Lab fee 8 will be assessed for 
this course. 

ARTG 121. Typography I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ART 1 09 ; ARTG 114,116. 

An introductory course on type history, letter anatomy, classic and modern typefaces, 
styles and attributes such as leading, kerning, alignment, etc. The students will design 
their own typeface based on an existing one or create an original. Lab fee 12 will be 



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assessed for this course. 

ARTG 122. Typography II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 121. 

A course dealing with the introduction of other visual elements such as photographs, 
illustrations, graphs, and graphics into the typographical design. Emphasis is placed 
on the synergistic relationship between visuals and type that focuses on complementary 
form and style within the context of a specific message to be communicated. Lab fee 
1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 210. Vector Graphics Design (G-2) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 1 1 4, 1 1 6, or permission of the instructor. 

A course designed to develop skills for producing vector based digital art. Students 
with a basic knowledge of vector graphic concepts will gain a comprehensive 
understanding of the uses of drawing programs such as Illustrator and FreeHand with 
an emphasis on the adaptation of design principles to the 2-D digital environment. Lab 
fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 212. Advanced Computer Graphics 3 hours 

Prerequisites: ARTG 114, 116, 118; ART 1 1 or permission of the instructor. 
In this course the graphic design student will address color correction, scanning 
resolution, image restoration, coloring photographs, collage and montage techniques, 
masking an effective use of filters and special effects on images that will appear on the 
Internet, interactive multi-media projects, and various printed media. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 

ARTG 324. Editorial Design 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 212 

A course that deals with the designing of text blocks by creating columns, master 
pages, style sheets, drop caps, headings, etc. achieving professionally eye catching 
layouts and spreads. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 326. Digital Imaging 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 212 or permission of instructor. 

In this course the student will explore studio photography techniques with digital SLR 
cameras. Emphasis will be given to image enhancement, stylization, and compositing 
based on an advance knowledge of Photoshop. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this 
course. 

ARTG 327. Multimedia 1 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 212. 

This course covers the steps and issues in designing and creating an interactive 
multimedia presentation published on CD-ROM. Areas covered are interface design, 
flowcharting, software and hardware constraints, programming, and preparation of 
digital assets. Emphasis is on shaping an idea into a well thought-out design that 
works as a multimedia experience. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 329. Multimedia II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 327. 

This course continues on with the design and refinement of a student's multimedia 
project from Multimedia I. Program control through Director's scripting language, 
Lingo, will be explored in much more detail as well as advanced media creation and 
acquisition, such as quicktime vs. movies. Knowledge of video and audio production, 
macromedia flash, and digital imaging are strongly recommended. Lab fee 12 will be 
assessed for this course. 



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ARTG 332. Advertising Design 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 21 2. 

This course deals with the development of a creative concept used to promote a 
product with a variety of computer generated visual images. The class is grouped in 
teams which create and present a professional looking advertising campaign. The 
course ends with a general critique of the entire project. Lab fee 12 will be assessed 
for this course. 

ARTG 333. Packaging 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 21 2. 

A course in designing effective packaging for commercial products with consideration to 
color, type, and graphic images applied to 3D form with a specific message in mind 
directed to a specific market. Lab fee 13 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 339. Publication Design (G-1) 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 324. 

A course in which the student deals with process and spot colors, different file formats, 
text and images producing portfolio quality examples of fliers, brochures, pamphlets, 
magazines, book covers, CD covers, and posters. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this 
course. 

ARTG 420. Corporate Identity 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 21 2. 

A course in which a logo is created as a base for the development of an identity system 
which an organization will project on various means of visual communication. Lab fee 
1 2 will be assessed for this course. 

ARTG 430. Advanced Concepts in Graphic Design. 3 hours 

Prerequisite: Senior standing in Graphic Design major. 

Integration of graphic design principles with research, strategic planning, creative 
problem solving with the objective of presenting a visual communication as applied to 
contemporary advertising and editorial design problems. Lab fee 12 will be assessed 
for this course. 

ARTG 265/465. Topics in Computer Graphics 1-3 hours 

Participation in workshops and seminars offered by active professional graphic 
designers and adjunct faculty. The presentations are offered in an intensive block two 
to three times per semester. Selected topics include all areas related to the field of 
Graphic Design. Lab fee 5 will be assessed for this course. (Winter) 

ARTG 491. Graphic Design Practicum 1-3 hours 

Students will work in a graphics related business for a minimum of 40 clock hours per 
credit hour with employer evaluation. Students must maintain a log sheet and samples 
of work. 

ARTG 499. Senior Project 1 hour 

Major projects in area of interest for seniors and preparation of permanent portfolio of 
college at work. Lab fee 4 will be assessed for this course. 



INTERACTIVE MEDIA 

ART1 115. Introduction to Interactive Media 3 hours 

This course introduces the student to the use of the web as a medium for interactive 
illustration, motion, communication, dynamic publishing, and e-learning. Lab fee 12 
will be assessed for this course. Three hour lecture. 



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ARTI 230. Sound Design 3 hours 

Students will conduct recordings and use digital audio tools to create sound for motion 
pictures and interactive systems. By integrating visual design with sound theory, 
students will learn ADR, Foley, effects, mixing techniques, sound management, 
sampling, and MIDI music creation. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for this course. 
Three hour lecture. 

ARTI 321. Interactive Media I 3 hours 

Prerequisites: AART 104; ARTG 114. 

Students will create aesthetically pleasing websites using XHTML, CSS, and 
JavaScript, with attention to accessibility, site management, web administration, 
graphics optimization, internet history, and the World Wide Web architecture. Lab fee 
1 2 will be assessed for this course. Three hour lecture and studio course. 

ARTI 323. Interactive Media II 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTI 321 . 

Web animations, illustrations, and e-learning will be developed in this class. Lab fee 
1 2 will be assessed for this course. Three hour lecture and one hour studio course. 

ARTI 425. Interactive Media III 4 hours 

Prerequisite: ART 'I 323. 

This course emphasizes the effective use of visual design with websites that store and 
retrieve information through the use of server-side scripting and databases. Lab fee 12 
will be assessed for this course. Three hours of lecture and three hours lab. 

ARTI 427. Interactive Video and Sound 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTI 425. 

Students will explore and express their own audio-visual experiences through 
interactive video and sound synthesis programming. Lab fee 12 will be assessed for 
this course. Five hour studio course. 

ARTI 432. 3D Environments 3 hours 

Prerequisite: ARTG 327. 

This course teaches students to create interactive audio and visual experiences that 
are three dimensional with dynamic motion, programmable triggers and events, sound 
and animation. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. Five hour studio course. 

ARTI 437. New Media Applications 3 hours 

Prerequisites: Senior Status; ARTG 329. 

This course covers historical influences of technology and art in relation to current 
trends in New Media. Various artists and mediums will be researched for the 
application of the final project. Lab fee 9 will be assessed for this course. Three 
hours of lecture. 

ARTI 265/465. Topics in Art 1-4 hours 

Selected areas in art such as watercolor, printmaking, concept drawing, stage set 
design, advanced figure drawing, cartooning, and other related topics are chosen each 
semester as the topic of focus. Lab fee 1 2 will be assessed for this course. 



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Interdepartmental Pr o g r a m s 



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MEDICAL SCIENCE 

Adviser: Keith Snyder 

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Science will be conferred upon 
students not already in possession of a bachelor's degree who satisfy the 
following three conditions: 

1 . Complete 93 semester hours in an accredited undergraduate university 
program of which at least the last 30 were taken in residence at Southern 
Adventist University and at least 12 of which were at the upper division 
level. 

2. Meet the General Education and Cognate requirements equivalent to 
those outlined for the current Clinical Laboratory Science program, except 
BIOL 330 and 340 listed under the cognates. These may be replaced by 
any other biology elective in the Clinical Sciences or Basic Zoology areas 
or upper division chemistry. (See page 52) 

3. Provide certification from an accredited professional school of dentistry, 
chiropractic, medicine, pharmacy, or optometry that the first year of the 
respective professional program has been successfully completed and 
that the applicant is eligible to continue. 

Request for the conferral of this degree is made to the Director of Records 
and Advisement. 

GENERAL STUDIES 

Advisement Coordinator: Sharon Rogers 

The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees with a major in 
General Studies are designed for students who have not made a career 
decision at the time they enter the University. These degrees offer them an 
opportunity to earn a large part of the general requirements for a 
baccalaureate degree while leaving some semester hours free for 
exploration in areas of their choice. 

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES 

Major: The completion of the General Education requirements for the 
Bachelor of Arts degree with the exception: Six hours instead of 12 will be 
required for Area B, Religion. Required courses are COMM 135, PEAC 225 
and CPTE 100, 106, 107. Six hours of an elementary foreign language 
must be included unless two units of the same language were earned in high 
school. A minimum total of 64 semester hours with a cumulative minimum 
grade point average of 2.00 is required. Students who plan to eventually 
complete a bachelor's degree should include some upper division credit and 
a "W" (writing emphasis) course in the second semester of their second year. 

*Six hours of elementary foreign language must be included unless two units of the same language were earned 
in high school. 



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Typical Sequence of Courses for 
A.A. General Studies 



YEAR 1 






Semester 


YEAR 2 




Semester 








1st 


2nd 






1st 


2nd 


CPTE 100 




Computer Concept 


s 




COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 


3 


ENGL 101- 


102 


College Comp 


3 


3 


CPTE 105, 106 


Spread: 


sheet/Datab 


2 


PEAC 225 




Fitness tor Lite 
Area B, Religion 


1 
3 






Area A, 
Area B, 


Math 
Religion 3 


0-3 






Area C, History 


3 


3 




Area C, 


Govt/Econ 


3 






Area E, Nat Sci 


3 






Area D, 


Lit 


3 






Area F, Beh Sci 




3 




Area E, 


Nat Sci 3 








Area G-1 




3 




Area F, 


Beh Sci 


2 






Electives 


3 


3 




Area G, 


PEAC Skills 


1 








16 


16 




Foreign 
Elective 


Language 3 
?6 


3 

3 

16 


See pages 


24-25 and 27-31 for 


General 


Degree and 


General Education requirements. Note i 


9specially 



requirements for make-up of any admissions deficiencies. 



ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES 

Major: The completion of the General Education requirements for the 
Bachelor of Science degree with the following exception: Six hours instead of 
12 will be required for Area B, Religion. Required courses are COMM 135, 
PEAC 225 and CPTE 1 00, 1 06, 1 07. A minimum total of 64 semester hours 
with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 2.00 is required. 
Students who plan to eventually complete a bachelor's degree should 
include some upper division credit and a "W" (writing emphasis) course in the 
second semester of their second year. 

Typical Sequence of Courses for 
A.S. General Studies 



YEAR 1 




Semester 


YEAR 2 


Semester 






1st 


2nd 




1st 


2nd 


CPTE 100 


Computer Concepts 




1 


COMM 135 


Intro to Public Spkg 


3 


ENGL 101- 


102 College Comp 


3 


3 


CPTE 105, 


1 06 Spreadsheet/Database 


2 


PEAC 225 


Fitness tor Lite 
Area B, Religion 


3 


1 




Area A, Math 

Area B, Religion 3 


0-3 




Area C, History 


3 


3 




Area C, Govt/Econ 


3 




Area E, Nat Sci 


3 






Area D, Lit 3 






Area F, Beh Sci 




3 




Area E, Nat Sci 3 






Area G-1 




3 




Area F, Beh Sci 


2 




Area G-1 




1 




Area G, PEAC Skills 


1 




Elective 


3 


3 




Elective 7 


2 






16 


16 




16 


16 


See pages 


24-25 and 27-31 for 


General 


Degree and 


General Education requirements. Note especially 



requirements for make-up of any admissions deficiencies. 



Non-Degree 

Pr E P R F E S S 10 N A L PROGRAMS 



Preprofessional and pretechnical curricula are offered in a wide variety of 
fields. Below are listed the curricula most frequently chosen. If other 
preprofessional programs are desired, faculty advisors are prepared to assist 
the student in working out a satisfactory sequence of courses needed to 
meet the admission requirements of the chosen professional school. 

ANESTHESIA (CRNA) 

Adviser: Barbara James 

Registered nurses who are experienced and comfortable working in critical 
care areas may become registered nurse anesthetists. Graduation from an 
approved program of nursing and a valid nursing license is required. 
Additional requirements may be determined by consulting the School of 
Nursing. 

DENTISTRY 

Adviser: Keith Snyder 

Pre-dental training in college/university requires a minimum of three years 
of study; however, a preference is given to those who have completed a 
fourth year, earning a bachelor's degree. Students may major in the field of 
their interest. Although a thorough background in the biological and physical 
sciences is essential to the study of dentistry, a broad educational 
background in the humanities is desirable. Upper division biology courses 
are recommended to prepare for the Dental Admissions Test and for the first 
year of basic science courses in dental school. 

Application to dental school should be made one year previous to the one 
for which admission is desired. Successful applicants should have a 
minimum GPA of 3.00 in both science and non-science courses as well as 
satisfactory performance on the Dental Admissions Test. Information 
regarding the Dental Admission Testing Program may be obtained from the 
American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 69611 
or on the web (http://www/ada.org/prof/ed/testing/dat.asp). 

The following courses must be included to meet the minimum 
requirements for admission to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry: 

BIOL 151-152 8 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311-312 16 hours 

ENGL 101-102 6 hours 

MATH 120*, 121* 5 hours 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 8 hours 

*Waived if equivalent math was taken in high school with minimum grade of B. 



Strongly recommended courses : Anatomy (BIOL 416), Biochemistry (CHEM 
341), Animal Physiology (BIOL 420) 

Recommended courses : Business classes such as 

Accounting/Management, and a hands-on class such as 
Ceramics/Sculpture. 

LAW 

Adviser: Ben McArthur 

Students interested in the study of law as a profession should become 
acquainted with the entrance requirements of various law schools. This will 
make possible the planning of a preprofessional program which will qualify 
the student for admission to several schools. 

It is a general requirement that students complete a bachelor's degree 
before entering law school. Although no particular major is required, five 
fields should be especially considered by the student serious about law 
school. These are: business, history, English, journalism, and behavioral 
science. Certain courses recommended by all law schools include American 
history, freshman composition, principles of accounting, American 
government, principles of economics, English history, business law, and 
mathematics. Pre-law students should concentrate on developing their 
analytical, verbal, and writing skills. 

Southern Adventist University offers a Political Economy minor, which 

combines an interdisciplinary selection of courses helpful for law school 
preparation. This eighteen-hour minor consists of: 

1 . ECON 224 Principles of Economics 3 hours 

2. PLSC 254 American Government 3 hours 

3. PLSC 471 Classics of Western Thought I OR 

PLSC 472 Classics of Western Thought II 3 hours 

4. ENGL 313 Expository Writing 3 hours 

Plus six hours of electives selected from the following courses: 

5. ACCT221 Principles of Accounting 

6. ECON 225 Principles of Economics 

7. BUAD 358 Ethical, Social, and Legal Environment of Business 

8. BUAD 339 Business Law 

9. HIST/PLSC357 Modern America 

10. HIST 374 History of England 

11. HMNT 210 Introduction to Philosophy 

12. JOUR 427 Mass Media Law and Ethics 

13. COOP 265/465 Cooperative 

Education (3 Hours) 

Such coops would include work with one of the following: 
a lawyer, a legal clinic, a public defender's office, a state 
or U.S. attorney's office. 

Information about preparation for law school may be obtained from the 
Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar 
Association, 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637. For information 
about the Law School Admissions Test, see the pre-law adviser. 



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MEDICINE 

Advisers: Earl Aagaard, Joyce Azevedo, Ann Foster, Rhonda Scott, Keith 

Snyder, 

Lee Spencer, Neville Trimm 

Secondary school students who look forward to a career in medicine are 
advised to include mathematics and science courses during their high school 
years. 

Most applicants complete a Bachelor's Degree prior to entrance into 
medical school. Exceptional students may be eligible to apply after 
completion of a minimum of 85 semester hours. Applicants for admission to 
the Loma Linda University School of Medicine should maintain a grade point 
average of at least 3.50 in both science and non-science courses. The 
following courses without an asterisk must be included in the applicant's 
academic program. Medical schools generally do not accept CLEP or AP 
credits for these basic science courses. Classes with (*) asterisks in biology, 
chemistry, and mathematics are recommended. 

BIOL 151-152 8 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311-312 16 hours 

ENGL 101-102 6 hours 

MATH 120*, 121* 3 hours 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 8 hours 

"Waived if equivalent math was taken in high school with minimum grade of B. 

Strongly recommended courses : Biochemistry (CHEM 341), Cell and 
Molecular Biology (BIOL 412), Animal Physiology (BIOL 420), Developmental 
Biology (BIOL 313) Animal Histology (BIOL 417), Human Anatomy (BIOL 416). 
NOTE: The first three of these are recommended before taking the MCAT. 

Recommended courses : Microbiology (BIOL 330), Immunology (BIOL 340), 
Statistics (MATH 215), Calculus (MATH 181), Business courses such as 
Accounting/Management. 

Applicants are also encouraged to obtain experience where they are 
directly involved in the providing of health care. The Biology Department 
collaborates with Chattanooga's Erlanger Medical Center in a premedical 
preceptorship program. This program provides the opportunity for upper 
division pre-medical students to shadow resident physicians in the hospital 
for up to 24-hour periods. 

The applicant is required to have taken the new Medical College 
Admission Test (MCAT) prior to consideration by the admissions committee. 
This exam is administered twice a year — in August and April. Application for 
the exam is made through the Counseling and Testing Center one to two 
months before the exam is scheduled. For entrance into medical school 
following graduation, the student should plan on taking the MCAT in April of 
the junior year or in August preceding the senior year. All of the above 
required science courses should be completed by this time to insure 
maximum performance on the MCAT exam. 

Once or twice each year representatives from LLU and other schools of 
medicine visit the campus to interview prospective students. Premedical 
students are encouraged to make appointments to speak with them. 

Most medical schools are members of the American Medical College 
Application Service (AMCAS). Applications must be submitted through this 



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service. The AMCAS application may be obtained from the Counseling and 
Testing Office, directly from AMCAS, or filled out electronically on the web. 
Applications are available between May 1 and November 1 for entry into 
medical school the following year (http://www.aamc.org). 

After receiving the applications from AMCAS, the admissions office of the 
medical school reviews the candidates and determines whether or not 
supplementary information is needed. 

Medical schools usually require a letter of recommendation from the 
pre-professional recommendation committee of the applicant's 
undergraduate college. Senior pre-medical students are asked to provide the 
names and addresses of all medical schools to which they are applying to 
the Vice President for Academic Administration's office at Southern before 
October 1 . 

Following a careful evaluation of the supplementary application and letters 
of recommendation submitted to the admissions office, selected applicants 
may be invited for a personal interview by the medical school. 

OPTOMETRY 

Adviser: Chris Hansen 

The admission requirements to colleges of optometry vary, so the student 
should follow the catalog from the school of his/her choice. (See the 
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry's website for a list of 
accredited optometry programs — http://www.opted.org). However, all place 
emphasis on biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics. Additional 
courses in the areas of fine arts, language, literature, and the social sciences 
are usually necessary. 

A minimum of two years of preoptometric study is required. However, 
additional study increases the prospects of acceptance into professional 
training. 

Following is a list of preoptometry courses required by most schools: 

BIOL 151-152, 330, 416, 420 19 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311 12 hours 

ENGL 101 -102 6 hours 

MATH 120, 121, 181 9 hours 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 8 hours 

PSYC 122 3 hours 

Direct individual inquiries are welcomed by the American Optometric 
Association (http://www.aoanet.org). 

OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE 

Adviser: Earl Aagaard, Joyce Azevedo, Ann Foster, Keith Snyder, Lee 

Spencer, 

Neville Trimm 

An alternative to allopathic medical schools, which grant the M.D. degree, 
are the osteopathic medical schools whose graduates receive the D.O. 
degree. 

Many Seventh-day Adventists have attended the University of Health 
Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri, one of 
nineteen osteopathic medical colleges in this country. 

Requirements for admission are similar to those for allopathic medical 



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schools such as Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Students apply 
to schools of osteopathic medicine through the American Association of 
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) 
(http://www.aacomas.aacom.org). 

For a reasonable chance of acceptance, a minimum grade point average 
of 3.00 should be maintained in both science and non-science subjects. 

PHARMACY 

Adviser: Bruce Schilling 

Those students interested in a career in the field of pharmacy may take 
their prepharmacy classes at Southern Adventist University before applying 
to a school of pharmacy. The doctor of pharmacy degree (PharmD) is a 
four year program. Prepharmacy requirements take from two to four years 
to complete depending on the pharmacy school and the student, and many 
pharmacy schools are now giving admissions preference to students with a 
bachelor's degree. 

Admission requirements to colleges of pharmacy vary from school to 
school so the student should consult the catalog or web page of the school of 
his/her choice for specific course requirements. The American Association 
of Colleges of Pharmacy maintains links to all schools of pharmacy at its web 
page www.aacp.org. All schools place a strong emphasis on chemistry, 
biology, physics, and mathematics. 

Minimum admission requirements for the Loma Linda University School of 
Pharmacy include the following 72 semester credit hours: 

BIOL 101, 151-152 12 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311-312 16 hours 

COMM 135 3 hours 

ENGL 101 -102 6 hours 

MATH 181 3 hours 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 8 hours 

Humanities/Fine Arts 12 hours 

Social/Behavioral Studies 12 hours 

One semester of an introductory computer class must also be included or 
the student must demonstrate computer competency. Loma Linda indicates 
that preference will be given to students who have completed a 
baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biology, physics, or a related scientific 
field. 

University of Tennessee Memphis has increased its prepharmacy 
requirements to a minimum of 90 semester credit hours. Minimum 
admission requirements to the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy 
at Memphis are: 

BIOL 151-152; 101-102 or 41 6 and 418, 225 or 330, 340 23 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311-312, 341-342, 343* 23 hours 

COMM 135 3 hours 

ENGL 101 -102 6 hours 

PHYS 21 1 , 213 4 hours 

MATH 181, 215 6 hours 

Humanities 6 hours 

Social Sciences 6 hours 

General Electives 14 hours 

"recommended 

Pharmacy is an excellent, lucrative career with a current shortage of qualified 



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pharmacists. However, this has led to much more competition for the available 
positions in pharmacy schools. The average GPA for accepted students is 
approaching 3.5. In addition, a satisfactory score must be achieved on the 
National Pharmacy Admission Test. 

PODIATRIC MEDICINE: 

Adviser: Keith Snyder 

An alternative to allopathic (M.D.) and osteopathic (D.O.) medical schools 
are the podiatric medical schools whose graduates receive the D.P.M. 
degree. Doctors of podiatric medicine are physicians trained in the medical 
and surgical treatment of the human foot and ankle. 

To gain acceptance to a school of Podiatric Medicine, a bachelor's degree 
is highly desirable. Preprofessional course work, with a minimum of 90 
semester hours, is required of all students. Applicants are required to take 
the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). In addition, most D.P.M. 
schools require the same prerequisite science classes as the M.D. and D.O. 
schools. 

There are seven colleges of podiatric medicine, six of which participate in 
the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application 
Service (AACPMAS). The six schools in the AACPMAS are located in 
California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. An application 
packet can be obtained by writing or calling: 



AACPMAS 

1350 Piccard Drive, Suite 322 

Rockville, MD 20850-4307 

1-800-922-9266 

(301)990-7400 

PRE-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT 
Adviser: Renita Klischies 

Physician assistants are trained to perform many of the essential tasks 
involved in patient care. They take medical histories, perform physical 
evaluations, order laboratory tests, make preliminary diagnoses, prescribe 
appropriate treatments, and recommend medications and 

drug therapies. They also treat minor problems such as lacerations, abrasions, 
and burns. Physician assistants work in a variety of practice settings and 
specialty areas. The most important practice setting is in a physician's office. 
They also work at hospitals and clinics. Specialties using PA's are family practice, 
internal medicine, general and thoracic surgery, emergency medicine, pediatrics, 
and various medical sub-specialties. 

The entrance requirements to physician assistant clinical programs vary 
considerably from school to school. Pre-requisite course requirements range 
from two years of college level 

courses to a baccalaureate degree. Prior patient care requirements also range 
from being recommended through two years of direct clinical work experience. 

SDA programs offering the Physician Assistant degree are: 

> Kettering College of Medical Arts — www.kcma.edu 

> Loma Linda University — www.llu.edu 



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> Union College — www.ucollege.edu/pa 

Students may obtain information on these programs by contacting the schools 
directly, or from the Southern Adventist University pre-PA adviser. A complete 
list of PA programs can be found on the American Academy of Physician 
Assistants website at www.aapa.org. Southern Adventist University can structure 
a course of study to meet the requirements of any clinical program to which a 
student wishes to apply. Students are advised to begin early in their academic 
studies to gather information on prospective PA schools and the pre-requisite 
course work required. 

VETERINARY MEDICINE 

Adviser: Earl Aagaard 

Competition for admission to colleges of veterinary medicine is keen. 
Consequently, most successful applicants have completed a degree rather 
than the minimum requirements listed below. It should also be noted that it is 
difficult to be accepted in any veterinary institution other than the school in 
the state where the applicant resides. 

The applicant must make a satisfactory score on the Veterinary College 
Admission Test (VCAT) in addition to meeting grade point average and 
personal qualifications for admission. Professional training involves four 
years of veterinary school beyond college. 

Minimum admission requirements to the University of Tennessee College 
of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville are: 

BIOL 151-152, 316, 412 16 hours 

CHEM 151-152, 311-312, 341 20 hours 

ENGL 101 -102 6 hours 

PHYS 211-212, 213-214 8 hours 

Additional requirements include: 

Humanities and Social Sciences 18 hours 

Admission requirements will vary between veterinary schools; therefore, it 
is recommended that the pre-veterinary student work closely with his/her 
adviser in assuring that the specific requirements for the schools of his/her 
choice are met. 

Information on veterinary schools and applications, through the 
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, are available online 
http://www.aavmc.org. 



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ENROLLMENT SERVICES OFFICE MISSION STATEMENT 

Southern Adventist University is committed to providing every student with 
the opportunity to obtain a Christian education. To reach this goal, the 
Enrollment Services Office will make every effort to work together with 
students toward meeting the students' financial obligations. 

FINANCIAL AID POLICY 

Southern Adventist University provides financial aid for students in the 
form of loans, grants, scholarships, and employment. The source of these 
funds is in most cases the United States Government (in the form of Title IV 
funds), the student's state, a private group or corporation, or Southern 
Adventist University. Financial aid applicants will not be denied assistance 
on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, or ethnicity. The 
Enrollment Services Office follows established procedures and practices 
which will assure equitable and consistent treatment of all applicants. 

Students are urged to contact the Enrollment Services Office, P.O. Box 
370, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370, phone 1.800. SOUTHERN, or go 
to our website studentfinance.southern.edu for information about and 
applications for financial aid. Applications received by the priority deadline of 
March 31 will be given preference. To meet this deadline the FAFSA (Free 
Application for Federal Student Aid) should be submitted no later than March 
1. Applications received after March 31 will be processed as long as time 
and funds permit. Southern Adventist University's Title IV code is 003518. 

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE 

SCHOLARSHIPS 

Freshman Scholarship 

Southern Adventist University offers students a variety of opportunities to 
receive scholarships and awards. 

The Freshman Leadership and Academic Scholarship (FLASH) is based 
on a combination of your ACT score* and cumulative high school GPA. 
FLASH is available only to future Southern freshmen who have just 
graduated from high school within the past nine months OR who have taken 
no more than ten semester hours of college credit. A full-time load (12 or 
more hours) must be taken to be eligible for the scholarship. The FLASH 
will automatically be awarded once transcripts and test scores are received. 

'Well be happy to convert your SAT score to an ACT score. Call 1.800. SOUTHERN for an Enrollment 
Counselor. 

Use this Points Formula to calculate your eligibility for the Freshman Scholarship: 

Step One. Take your high school GPA and multiply by 1,000 

Points 

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max) 
Step Two. Take your ACT* test score and multiply by 100 

Points 

Step Three. Add all points from Step One and Two = Total Points 

Freshman Scholarship Amount Scholarship Total Points 



$2,000 Honors Scholarship 4,800-5,700 

$4,000 Dean's Scholarship 5,701-6,600 

$6,000 Presidential Scholarship 6,601-7,300 

Full tuition Full Tuition Scholarship 7,301 & higher 

The Student Transferring/Returning Scholarship 

The Transferring/Returning Scholarship (STAR) is awarded to those 
students who have earned more than ten hours of college credit and will be 
taking a full-time load (12 or more hours) through the duration of the 
scholarship. The scholarship is based on the cumulative GPA of all 
transcripts when transferring. For returning Southern students, the 
cumulative GPA is figured from the student's record each January. 
Southern does not round up numbers for this scholarship. 

Bronze Circle Scholarship $1 ,500 with maintenance of 3.40-3.59 GPA 
Silver Circle Scholarship $2,000 with maintenance of 3.60- 3.79 GPA 
Gold Circle Scholarship $2,500 with maintenance of 3.80 and above GPA 

Placement in National Merit Scholarship Competition* 
Placement 1st Year ScholarshipRenewable for three years** 

Finalist Full Tuition 50% Tuition with maintenance of 3.80 

GPA 

Semi-Finalists and Commended placements will receive scholarships based on 

requirements for Freshman Scholarship or the Student Transferring/Returning 

Scholarships. 

* We also scholarship students in the National Hispanic Scholar 

Recognition Program and the National Scholarship and Fund for Negro 

Students. 
** Qualification for renewable scholarships is based on cumulative 

Southern Adventist GPA. 



Taking the PSAT test in the junior year of high school is the fir^t 
step for entering the National Merit Program. If the student 
qualifies as a National Merit Semi-Finalist or a PSAT Commenced 
Scholar, he/she is notified by the National Merit Scholarship 
Corporation. The list of qualifying students is published and sfent 
to U.S. colleges and universities. The semi-finalist may advar ce to 
finalist status by taking the SAT during the senior year and by 
meeting other requirements outlined by the National Merit 
Scholarship Corporation. 



Summer Ministries Leadership Scholarships 

These scholarships are available to any student who works during the 
summer at a Seventh-day Adventist conference-sponsored summer camp or 
in literature evangelism and then attends Southern during the next academic 
year. The Enrollment Services Office will verify with the student's employing 
organization that contractual obligations have been met over the course of 
the summer. A student who participates in multiple summer ministry 
projects is eligible to receive only one of the scholarships below. Southern 
will choose the larger of the two scholarships. 

The Literature Evangelism Scholarship - Your summer earnings matched 

50%, with a cap of $2,000. 



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Summer Camp Scholarship - $1 20 per full week worked, with a cap of 

$1,320. 
To apply for the camp scholarship, your 
camp director must submit the number of weeks 
you 

will work based on your camp contract to the 
Enrollment Services Office by March 1 . This 
information is needed early for budgeting and 
awarding. 

Endowment Fund and Other Grants 

Southern Adventist University is blessed with a growing endowment fund 
created by donors interested in helping students achieve their educational 
goals. Eligibility for this free grant money is determined by filling out the 
federal financial aid application referred to as the FAFSA. This application 
uses a common nationwide formula to determine a family's ability to pay for 
college. Southern uses this formula as a guideline in disbursing the 
Southern Endowment Fund. For a financial aid application, call 
1.800. SOUTHERN. You can also file for financial aid on-line at 
www.fafsa.ed.gov . 

Departmental Scholarships 

Some departments/schools offer scholarships for students who meet 
departmental criteria. These scholarships are normally awarded to 
sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have performed up to certain levels in 
the department. Scholarships are usually awarded at Awards Convocation 
in April of each academic year. Check with the department of your major for 
more information. 

Cut Your Costs by Working 
Working is another great way to reduce the cost of your college education. 
On average, students can contribute about $2,500 toward their yearly costs 
by working 15 and 20 hours a week. 

Student Missionary/Task Force Scholarship 

Student Missionary/Task Force Scholarships are available to qualified 
students who attend Southern the year following their term of service. The 
scholarship is $1,500. For more information, call the Chaplain's Office at 
423.236.2787. This scholarship is not available to freshmen or those with 
less than nine months of service. 

SmartStart Free Tuition Savings 

To take advantage of FREE tuition for one class (equaling 3 credit hours), 
entering freshmen or first-time transfer students are encouraged to apply for 
the special summer SmartStart session. To find out how you can benefit 
from this offer, call 1 .800. SOUTHERN. 

Performance Scholarships 

Each year performance scholarships are awarded by the School of Music 
(for the Orchestra, the Wind Symphony, and the choirs), the Gym-Masters, 
and the Destiny Drama Company. Some of these performance scholarships 
are by audition only. The scholarships may be renewable for each year the 
student is in college as long as participation in the performing group 
continues. For more information, call the School of Music at 423.236.2880, 



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the Gym-Masters director at 423.236.2673, or the Destiny Drama Company 
coordinator at 423.236.2787. 



Southern Scholars Honors Program Scholarships 

The Southern Scholars Honors Program is designed to enrich the studies 
of academically motivated students. Students who participate in Southern 
Scholars for at least a year are eligible for 12 hours of tuition rebates, which 
are distributed over four semesters of their junior and senior years. For 
more information, call Wilma McClarty at 423.236.2736. 



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financial aid, determination of the total amount of 

scholarships given by Southern is guided by federal 

guidelines. Southern is not allowed to "overaward" a 

student who has applied for federal aid. In some cases, 

students who qualify for multiple scholarships may only 

be eligible to receive a portion of their awards, based on 

the federal formulas for awarding. 

Scholarships and awards, including employer tuition 

assistance and National Merit Scholarships, cannot 

exceed costs for tuition (for 12 to 16 hours), general fees, 

room rent, and a capped amount for books and food. All 

outside grants and subsidies will be applied before 

Southern scholarships and awards. 

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Grants 

Southern Adventist University need-based institutional grants are awarded 
from institutional and endowment funds to students who have financial need 
and are achieving academically. The amount of these awards is variable per 
year depending upon the student's need and availability of funds. 

The amount of a student's SAU need-based institutional grant award, as 
well as his/her federal grant award, will be determined after all the necessary 
federal and institutional applications are completed and processed. If the 
student's academic progress falls below the required level, the SAU grant 
may be canceled. Any requests for exceptions should be addressed to the 
Academic Progress Committee. 



SAU Endowment Grants — Southern Adventist University is blessed with a 
growing endowment fund created by donors interested in helping students 
achieve their educational goals. Eligibility for these free grant monies is 
determined by filling out the FAFSA. This application uses a common 
nationwide formula to determine a family's ability to pay for college. 
Southern uses this formula as a guideline in disbursing the Southern 
Endowment Fund. For a financial aid application, call 1.800. SOUTHERN. 
You can also file for financial aid online at www.fafsa.ed.gov . These funds 
are awarded to students who have established financial need through the 
federal aid application process. Awards are made on a funds available basis. 
Notification to eligible recipients will be listed on the Financial Aid Award 
Letter. 

Federal Pell Grants — Federal Pell Grants are awarded through a federal 
program which provides grant assistance directly to eligible first bachelor's 
degree undergraduate students. A student's eligibility for a Pell Grant is 
based on a congressionally approved formula which considers family 
financial circumstances. Pell Grants are available to full- and part-time 
students with proven financial needs who are making satisfactory progress 
towards a bachelor's degree. 

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant — Awarded to 
students with exceptional need when funds are available from the federal 
government. 

Eligibility for Institutional Funds 

Eligibility for Southern Adventist University need-based funds is based 
upon a minimum of six credit hours (except where otherwise noted) being 
taken on the Southern Adventist University's Collegedale campus. Co-op, 
transient, directed study, distance learning, Adventist Colleges Abroad, and 
off-site campus classes are not eligible for SAU funds, and do not count 
toward the six credit hours. 

Loans 

Federal Nursing Student Loans are available to nursing students only, with 
demonstrated financial need. Repayment and five percent interest 
assessment begin nine months after a student graduates, leaves school, 
drops below half-time enrollment, or drops from the nursing program. 

Federal Perkins Loan — If eligible and funds are available, students can 



338 Finances 

borrow up to $2,875 from the federal government through Southern 
Adventist University. Repayment and five percent interest begin nine months 
after a student graduates, leaves school, or drops below half-time 
enrollment. 

Federal PLUS Loans are available to parents of dependent undergraduate 
students who have satisfactory credit histories. The student must be 
enrolled at least half-time. These loans, like Federal Stafford Loans, are 
made by a lender such as a bank, credit union, or savings and loan 
association. The yearly loan limit is a student's cost of education minus any 
estimated financial aid that s/he is eligible. 

The PLUS loan interest rate is variable but not higher than nine percent. 
Variable interest rates are set each June. For more information on the 
interest rate, parents should contact the organization that holds their loan. 

The "origination fee" of up to four percent of the loan principal is deducted 
proportionately from each disbursement made, although many lenders waive 
this fee. The lender may collect an insurance premium of up to one percent 
of the loan principal, which is deducted proportionately from each 
disbursement. 

The procedure for applying is the same as for a Federal Stafford Loan. 
Southern Adventist University can refuse to certify a loan application, or can 
certify a loan for an amount less than a student's parents would be eligible 
for. The parents will be notified in writing, with a full explanation if such a 
circumstance should arise. 

Federal law requires lenders to send the loan proceeds to the school in at 
least two payments. Payments will be sent either by electronic transfer or by 
check made co-payable to the school and to the parents. 

Monthly principal and interest payments begin 60 days after the final loan 
disbursement. There is no "grace period" for these loans. 

If a deferment — a postponement of repayment — applies (including a 
deferment for college enrollment), the parents' repayment of the principal 
amount borrowed will not begin until the deferment ends. The interest on the 
loan is not deferred during the time of the deferment, although the 
organization that holds the loan may allow the interest to accumulate until the 
deferment ends. In such a case, however, the interest will be added to the 
principal, increasing the amount of principal that will need to be repaid. 

Federal Stafford Loans are low-interest loans made to students attending 
college at least half-time. Loans are made by a lender such as a bank, credit 
union, or savings and loan association. These loans are insured by a 
guarantee agency and reinsured by the federal government. A borrower 
must repay this loan. 

Students enrolled at least half-time may qualify for a "subsidized" Federal 
Stafford Loan, which is based on financial need. Dependent students 
whose parents were denied a PLUS loan and independent students who 
enroll at least half-time may also apply for an "unsubsidized" Federal Stafford 
Loan regardless of need; that is, regardless of their or their family's financial 
status. 

Dependent undergraduate students may borrow up to: 

• $2,625 if they are first-year students enrolled in a program of study 

that is a full academic year. 

$3,500 if they have completed at least 24 credit hours, and the 

remainder of their program is a full academic year. 

$5,500 a year if they have completed at least 55 credit hours and the 



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remainder of the program is at least one academic year. 
The total Stafford Loan debt that a dependent undergraduate student may 
accumulate is $23,000. 

Independent undergraduate students may borrow up to: 

• $6,625 if they are first-year students enrolled in a program of study 
that is a full academic year. (At least $4,000 of this amount must be 
in unsubsidized Stafford Loans.) 

• $7,500 if they have completed at least 24 credit hours and the 
remainder of the program is a full academic year. (At least $4,000 of 
this amount must be in unsubsidized Stafford Loans.) 

• $10,500 a year if they have completed at least 55 credit hours and 
the remainder of their program is at least one academic year. (At 
least $5,000 of this amount must be in unsubsidized Stafford Loans.) 

The total Stafford Loan debt that an independent undergraduate student 
may accumulate is $46,000, with no more than $23,000 in subsidized loans. 

Stafford loan interest rate is variable but not higher than eight and a 
quarter percent. Variable interest rates are set each June. For more 
information on the interest rate, students should contact the organization that 
holds their loan. 

The "origination fee" of up to four percent of the loan principal is deducted 
proportionately from each disbursement made, although many lenders waive 
this fee. The lender may collect an insurance premium of up to one percent 
of the loan principal, which is deducted proportionately from each 
disbursement. 

The amounts given are the maximum amounts that can be borrowed; 
however, students cannot borrow more than the cost of education at 
Southern Adventist University minus any other financial aid they receive. 

Associate Degree Students will be considered as having less than 55 
credit hours for loan purposes. 

Undergraduate Students Attending Less than a Full Academic Year 

may borrow an amount which may be less than the amounts listed above. 
Information about how much may be borrowed can be obtained from the 
Enrollment Services Office. 

Work 

Federal Work-Study Program — Federal Work-Study funds are available to 
undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Under the 
Federal Work-Study program, the employer pays a small part of the 
student's wages, and the government pays the remainder. Most work-study 
positions are on campus. Students are responsible to acquire their own 
jobs. 

Students can work part-time while they are in college. They can work 
full-time during the summer and other vacation periods. The basic pay rate is 
no less than the current minimum wage. The rate varies depending on the 
skill and experience needed for the job. 

Students who receive Federal Work-Study earnings will receive 100% of 
their earnings unless they give written permission for their earnings to be 
applied to their student account. The Federal Work-Study Program is not a 
grant, but is the method of payment for a student's eligible job. Further 
information is available from a Student Finance counselor. 



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Veterans' Benefits 

Southern Adventist University is approved for the training of veterans as an 
accredited training institution. VA benefits may not be available for students 
enrolled in classes offered off the Collegedale campus. Those who qualify for 
educational benefits should contact the nearest Department of Veterans' 
Affairs. 

Veterans or other eligible persons are required to attend classes in order 
to be eligible for educational benefits. Southern Adventist University is 
required to report promptly to the VA the last day of attendance when an 
eligible student withdraws or stops attending classes regularly. 

A recipient may not receive benefits for any course that does not fulfill 
requirements for his/her stated degree and major. Audited courses, 
non-credit courses (except for a required remedial course), and 
correspondence work cannot be certified. VA benefits cannot exceed 
Southern's total cost of attendance. 

Tuition and Fee Waiver for Student Missionaries and Task Force Workers 
Those students planning to serve as Student Missionaries or Task Force 

Workers and enrolling in NOND 227 and 228, Christian Service I and II, will 

receive a full rebate of $3,504/semester to cover 90% of the tuition for these 

classes ($3,202) and the general fee ($242). 

Students enrolled in HMNT 215/415 Cross-Cultural Experience and 

COMM 291/391, Intercultural Communication Practicum, will be given a 

tuition rebate of $403/semester hour. 

Before final authorization may be obtained, all students going as Student 

Missionaries or Task Force Workers must be cleared by the Enrollment 

Services Office. 

Collegedale Academy Students Tuition Fee Waiver 
Collegedale Academy students may take up to six credit hours at SAU at a 

rate of V2 of the current tuition rate per hour. Students eligible for 

denominational subsidy will receive the subsidy of 35% or 70% of the tuition 

paid. Private music lessons are at the regular SAU tuition rate. 

FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

Financial Aid Applications 

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or Renewal Free 
Application for Federal Student Aid (RFAFSA) for returning students must be 
submitted annually to apply for the federal, state, and institutional aid programs. 
This application should be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov or mailed directly to 
the Federal Aid Programs in the envelope provided by the government. 

Applications received by the priority deadline of March 31 will be given 
preference. To meet this deadline the FAFSA should be submitted no later than 
March 1. Applications received after March 31 will be processed as long as time 
and funds permit. Southern Adventist University's TITLE IV code is 003518. 

Verification 

The following documents must be submitted only if you have been selected by 
the government for verification. The Enrollment Services Office will notify you if 
these documents are needed. 

1 . The Federal Verification Worksheet. This worksheet should be 
completed, then mailed to the SAU Enrollment Services Office. 

2. Copies of parents' signed income tax return (exact signed copies of all 



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schedules and W-2 forms sent to the IRS). These copies should be 
mailed to SAU with the Federal Verification Worksheet. 

3. Copies of student's signed income tax return including W-2 forms. These 
copies should be mailed to SAU with the Federal Verification Worksheet. 

4. A copy of FAFSA worksheets A, B, and C. This copy should be mailed to 
SAU with the Federal Verification Worksheet. 

Transfer Student Financial Aid Applications 

Financial aid for students transferring from other institutions will be 
determined by their academic standing, which will be calculated on all hours 
Southern has accepted. Students with a GPA below policy will be on 
financial aid probation for one semester. If the cumulative GPA or the 
completion rates are below the required levels at the end of the probationary 
period, students will be ineligible to receive financial aid. Deletion of transfer 
hours from Southern Adventist University academic records may affect a 
student's financial aid eligibility, depending on the number of hours deleted. 
Any change in academic program, such as changing from a baccalaureate 
degree program 

to an associate degree program, or from an associate degree program to a 
one-year certificate degree program, may affect a student's eligibility for 
financial aid. 

Transient Student Financial Aid Applications 

Financial aid for transient students is available when a student receives a 
transient student permission letter from the Records and Advisement Office. 

Eligibility for Federal Pell Grant and Federal Family Education Loans 
(Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, and Parent PLUS) will be based 
on total hours enrolled at both institutions. Costs at both institutions will be a 
factor in determining eligibility. 

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AND DISBURSEMENT PROCEDURES 

Financial Aid Award Procedures 

A Financial Aid Award Letter will be sent to each accepted applicant after 
the Enrollment Services Office receives the FAFSA results (electronically 
received from the federal processor). To confirm and reserve the funds 
offered, students should return the signed acceptance of the offer within ten 
days of receipt. It will be assumed that students are accepting the full 
award amounts if the award letter is not returned within the allotted time. 

Financial aid awards are made on a rolling basis, as long as funds are 
available, with the most needy students receiving priority. The financial aid 
award package may be a combination of: 1) Federal Work-Study, 2) federal 
student loans, 3) federal, state, private, or institutional grants or scholarships. 

Disbursement of Financial Aid Funds 

Financial aid awards are disbursed based on enrollment status each 
semester. The disbursement will show as a credit on a student's account. 
Loan funds received from the federal loan programs will in most cases be 
automatically credited to the student's account once entrance interview 
requirements are met. In the cases where the funds are received in the 
form of a check, the check will be available for signing in the Accounting 
Office. In addition, an entrance interview is required for first-time borrowers 
prior to receiving their loan funds. An exit interview is required when a 
student graduates or terminates his/her studies at SAU. It is the student's 
responsibility to notify the Enrollment Services Office if they do not plan to 



342 Finances 

return. A student's diploma and/or academic transcripts will not be released 
until an exit interview is completed. 

Financial Aid Overaward Procedures 

When financial aid recipients receive additional resources not included in 
the financial aid award letter, it is the student's responsibility to report these 
funds to the Enrollment Services Office. Federal regulations prohibit 
"overawards;" therefore, when the total of all resources exceeds the 
allowable student budget, financial aid awards must be adjusted. When 
financial aid funds have already been credited to the student's statement, 
any refunds due or overawards will be charged to the student's account. 

FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

General Requirements 

Financial aid awards are made for one academic year to students who 

are accepted for admission, demonstrate a financial need, and are enrolled 

for at least six credit hours on the Collegedale campus. Recipients of 

government aid must hold U.S. citizenship or a permanent resident visa. 
Students desiring aid must reapply each year, have a GED or high school 
diploma on file in the Records and Advisement Office, and 

continue to make satisfactory academic progress toward a degree to receive 

financial aid. 
WARNING: If a student purposely gives false or misleading information on 

the federal aid application, s/he may be fined $10,000 by the US Department 

of Education, sent to prison, or both. 



Academic Progress Requirements 

Academic Progress Policy 

Government regulations require all financial aid recipients to maintain 
satisfactory academic progress toward a degree as measured both 
qualitatively and quantitatively in order to receive financial aid. This 
requirement applies to the entire enrollment at Southern Adventist 
University — even periods during which a student does not receive financial 
aid. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in a student 
becoming ineligible for financial aid. 

This policy defines the minimum standards for eligibility for state and/or 
federal financial aid. 

Academic Progress Standards 
Qualitative Standards: 

Cumulative Credit Hours Attempted Cumulative Grade Point 

Average 

0-23 1.50 or above 

24-54 1.75 or above 

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Students must complete and pass a minimum of 67.00 percent of 
attempted credit hours toward a degree to be making satisfactory progress. 
Incompletes, withdrawals, and failed courses count toward the total 
attempted credit hours. A repeated course counts as attempted credit hours 
each time it is taken. 

Time Frame for Receiving Financial Aid 

Max. Time to Receive Financial 
Aid 

186 attempted hours 
96 attempted hours 
190 attempted hours 
198 attempted hours 
103 attempted hours 
231 attempted hours 
132 attempted hours 

The above maximum time frame to receive financial aid is based on 1.5 
times the number of credit hours to attain a degree. Hours from the first 
degree will be counted as attempted hours toward a second degree. Adding 
a second major does not count as a second degree. 

Time frame for transfer students will be evaluated according to the hours 
accepted from previous institutions and the attempted hours toward SAU's 
current degree program. 

Progress Review 

A financial aid recipient's progress at Southern Adventist University will be 
reviewed at the end of each semester and will be based on the number of 
attempted hours a student completes during each semester of an academic 
year and the cumulative grade point average (GPA). 

Students who do not meet the above satisfactory GPA or completion 
requirements will be placed on probation. If the cumulative GPA or the 
completion rate is below the required level at the end of the probationary 
period, the student will be ineligible to receive financial aid and may file an 
appeal with the academic dean. 

Students may enroll for the summer sessions or subsequent terms at SAU 
without financial aid assistance or attend another accredited institution to 
fulfill the progress requirements. Academic progress for these students will 
be reviewed prior to the release of financial aid for the following term in which 
the student reaches the necessary academic standard. 

Students accepted to Southern Adventist University on academic probation 
will be eligible for financial aid for the first semester in attendance. Financial 
aid thereafter is based on the guidelines set on page 31 1 . 

Procedure for Appeal and Reinstatement of Financial Aid 
Students who are found to be ineligible for financial aid based on progress 
will be notified in writing from the Enrollment Services Office. If unusual 
circumstances occur that include, but are not limited to, personal or family 
illness, injury, or death in the family, students may appeal in writing to the 
Academic Progress Committee for continuation of financial aid. Students 
will receive a written notification as to the committee's decision. 

FINANCIAL AID REFUND POLICY 



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The SAU refund policy for students withdrawing from classes is outlined on 
page 320. A $100 administrative drop fee will be charged to students who 
withdraw completely during the 1 00% refund period. 

Since financial aid is considered to be used first for direct educational 
costs (tuition, fees, room, board, and books), when a student withdraws from 
all classes and under the refund policy receives a refund of these charges, 
any credit will be used to reimburse financial aid programs first, and any 
remaining credit will be refunded to the student. 

According to regulations, refunds due to Federal Title IV programs will be 
allocated according to the following priority: 

1. Unsubsidized Federal Stafford loans 

2. Subsidized Federal Stafford loans 

3. Federal Perkins loans 

4. Parent Federal (PLUS) loans 

5. Federal Pell Grant program 

6. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program 

7. Other Title IV aid programs 

Amount of Title IV Aid Earned 

To calculate the amount of Title IV aid earned, the percentage of Title IV 
aid earned (as figured by the withdrawal date) is multiplied by the aid that 
has been disbursed as well as the aid that could have been disbursed. 

Amount of Title IV Aid to Return 

To calculate the amount of Title IV aid to return, the amount of Title IV aid 
earned (as figured above) is subtracted out of the aid that was disbursed as 
well as the aid that could have been disbursed. 

For further explanation, please contact a Student Finance Counselor. 

Financial Aid Repayment Policy 

There are specific repayment policies for students who withdraw 
completely from SAU and have received financial aid in excess of their 
incurred educational costs. An 



example would be the student who received a Stafford Loan and did not use 
the full amount for educational costs. An amount owing to any federally 
funded student aid program will be covered by SAU and then charged to the 
student's account. 

DEFERMENT OF FINANCIAL AID REPAYMENT FOR STUDENT 
MISSIONARIES/TASK FORCE WORKERS 

Any student desiring to serve as a Student Missionary or in a Task Force 
position needs to apply through the Chaplain's Office. General Conference 
policy requires the completion of the course Student Missions Orientation 
Class, NOND 099, prior to placement in a volunteer position. The 
orientation class is taught the last nine weeks of the second semester. 
Students who register for NOND 099 will not receive any academic credit 
hours. 

Those students who have not yet received their first bachelor's degree who 
desire deferment on their student loan payments during their mission service 
placement must enroll in NOND 227 Christian Service I, 6 hours, and NOND 
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To receive 12 hours of academic credit, the student must complete a full 
academic year of service. Students enrolled in NOND 227 and 228 must 
have taken NOND 099 as a prerequisite. A maximum of 12 hours is available 
during the year of service. Tuition is charged at ten percent of the current 
rate. Specific details regarding academic assignments may be obtained from 
the Chaplain's Office. 

Before final authorization may be obtained, all students going as Student 
Missionaries or Task Force Workers must be cleared by the Enrollment 
Services Office. 

STUDENT LABOR 

Student Labor Regulations 

Work opportunities are available in departments/schools and industries 
operated by the University and at local private businesses. Students seeking 
employment should contact the Human Resources Office or visit 
hr.southern.edu for a listing of available positions or to complete an 
employment application. 

Although Southern Adventist University cannot guarantee a student 
employment, the University will endeavor to find a work opportunity either at 
the University or at a 

local business. Students are urged to arrange class schedules that allow 
blocks of time for work. 

All hiring formalities are completed in the Human Resources Office. 
Students must bring their Social Security cards and one identification 
document, such as a passport, 

driver's license, or original birth certificate, in order to complete the hiring 
process legally. Students who are not American citizens must produce an 
unexpired employment authorization document such as a valid I-20 or other 
legal document before employment can be arranged. 

Students are expected to maintain satisfactory job performance and meet 
all work appointments, including those during examination week. Work 
superintendents reserve the right to dismiss students if their service and 
work records are unsatisfactory. Should a student find it necessary to be 
absent from work, s/he must make arrangements with the work supervisor 
and, if ill, with Student Health Services. 

A student accepting employment is expected to retain it for the entire 
semester except in cases where changes are recommended by the school 
nurse or the Human Resources Office. Should a student receive 
opportunities for more favorable employment at another department on 
campus during the semester, the transfer must be made through the Human 
Resources Office and the two employing departments. A student must 
NOT drop his/her work schedule without notifying the Human Resources 
Office. 

Students can work part-time while they are in school. They can work 
full-time during the summer and other vacation periods. The basic pay rate 
is no less than the current minimum wage. The rate varies depending on 
the skill and experience needed for the job. 

Students who work more than 20 hours per individual week or who are 
enrolled for less than 12 credit hours will have Social Security taxes (FICA) 
withheld from their earnings. 

International Student Labor Regulations 

International students on non-immigrant visas are required by law to 
secure permission before accepting any off-campus employment. Foreign 



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students with student visas are allowed to work on campus up to 20 hours a 
week. Spouses may work only if they have student visas of their own or have 
immigrant visas. 

Student Payroll Policies and Procedures 

Students will receive 25% of their net earnings for tithe and personal items 
directly deposited into the bank account of the student's choice. 

Students who receive Federal Work-Study earnings will receive 100% of 
their net earnings unless they give written permission for their earnings to be 
applied to their student account or they voluntarily return their earnings to be 
applied to their student account. 

The payroll period normally covers a two-week time period and students 
are paid every other Friday. 

It is recommended that on-campus summer earnings remain on the 
students' accounts to accumulate toward their advance payment. 

Student Workers' Compensation Insurance 

As provided by the laws of the State of Tennessee, the University carries 
workers' compensation insurance to protect all employees in case of 
work-related accidents. 

STUDENT FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 

Student Responsibility for University Expenses 

The Enrollment Services Office will assist students in their financial 
planning. Financial aid is available to qualified recipients in the form of 
scholarships, grants, loans, and work opportunities. However, responsibility 
for payment of University expenses rests with the student, regardless of any 
assistance which may be expected or received from federal financial aid, 
parents, Southern Adventist University, denominational employers, or any 
other source. 

Before registering, each student must submit a Payment Contract to the 
Enrollment Services Office signed by the student indicating 

acknowledgment of this responsibility. 

Information on student costs and means of paying those costs is given 
throughout this "Financial Policies" section of the Catalog to assist students 
in financial planning. Student financial responsibility includes awareness of 
this information. 

Student Check Cashing 

Students are encouraged to use their home banks or a local area bank for 
their personal financial services. SAU does not cash personal checks. 

Student Banking 

For the convenience of students and/or their financial sponsors, no-fee 
banking is available at the Collegedale Credit Union located in Fleming Plaza 
on the University campus. Service is provided six days each week. With a 
$50 savings account students can open a no-fee checking account with no 
minimum balance. Several commercial banks close to the campus 
community provide similar opportunities. 

Student Personal Effects Liability 

When determining what to bring to campus, students should remember 
that the University is not responsible for the personal effects of any student 
even though such effects may be required by the University for student use, 



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or required by the University to be stored in a designated location. 
University-carried insurance does not insure the personal effects of any 
individual. The University recommends that students consider carrying 
insurance against possible losses. 

FEES AND CHARGES 

The following fees and charges apply only to undergraduate students on 
the Collegedale campus. Information concerning graduate student charges 
is available 

in the Graduate Catalog. Students should contact off-site campuses directly 
for information about their costs. 

Students taking less than six credit hours must pay the full amount of 
tuition in advance. No discount is available for students who fall in this 
category. 

Tuition and General Fee Charges 

Tuition per semester hour (1-1 1 hours) $ 604.00 

Tuition for 12-16 semester hours (flat fee) 7,150.00 

Tuition for each semester hour over 16 462.00 

Tuition for each semester hour of summer school 462.00 

'General Fee per semester (charged to each student enrolled for 6 or more hours)242.00 

Special Fees and Charges 

The following special fees and charges are assessed separately 
inasmuch as they may not apply to all students nor do they occur regularly: 

Academic Power Tools 604.00 

Add/Drop fee 20.00 

Administrative Drop Fee 100.00 

Application for admission (non-refundable) 25.00 

Audit tuition per semester hour (not included as part of 12-16 hour charges) 302.00 

Automobile parking fee (per semester): 

Residence hall students 40.00 

Village students 40.00 

Motorcycle parking fee 40.00 

Reinstatement of registration 100.00 

Collegedale Academy student tuition Vfe reg. rate 

Commitment deposit/housing deposit 250.00 

Continuing education units 10.00 

Dual enrollment online V2 reg. rate 

Examinations: 

Challenge or waiver 50.00 

CLEP 50.00 

Credit by examination (per hour) recording fee 40.00 

TOEFL 25.00 

Rescheduling midterm or final 65.00 

Graduation fee 40.00 

Incomplete grade recorded 20.00 

Insufficient funds check fee and penalty 25.00 

"Insurance (Estimate Only): 

Student 660.00 

Spouse 1,760.00 

Child 715.00 

All Children (2 or more) 1,320.00 

International student deposit 3,000.00 

Lab Fees: 

Lab Fee 1 10.00 

Lab Fee 2 15.00 



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Lab Fee 3 20.00 

Lab Fee 4 28.00 

Lab Fee 5 57.00 

Lab Fee 6 85.00 

Lab Fee 7 113.00 

Lab Fee 8 142.00 

Lab Fee 9 170.00 

Lab Fee 10 198.00 

Lab Fee 11 227.00 

Lab Fee 12 284.00 

Lab Fee 13 315.00 

Lab Fee 14 350.00 

Late Registration 35.00 

Late return of organizational uniform 40.00 

(The full cost will be charged if irreparably damaged or not returned.) 
Lost residence hall key or replacement: 

Talge Hall 30.00 

Thatcher Hall 30.00 

Lost student I.D. or replacement (must be cash payment) 15.00 

Medical Technology recording fee (senior year) 55.00 

New Student Orientation Fee 30.00 

Nursing Consortium per hour 242.00 

RN Update 420.00 

Packing and Moving Fee 75.00 

""Residence Hall rent per semester 1,302.00 

Southern Village rent per semester 1 ,462.00 

Transcript Fees: 

Walk-in same day service 10.00 

Each additional five copies 10.00 

Overnight FedEx service 25.00 

International fax service 15.00 

*Fee is used for computer technology, academic transcripts, and registration. 
'"Estimated annual fee that is subject to change by insurance company. 
***See page 31 9 for further explanation of rent charges 

ESTIMATED STUDENT BUDGET (SAU Campus) 

Residence Hall Non Residence 

Hall 

Student Student 

Semester Year Semester Year 

Tuition (12-16 hrs/semester) $7,150 $14,300 $7,150 $14,300 

General Fee 242 484 242 484 

Residence Hall Rent** 1,302 2,604 

Food (monthly average $250; 

monthly minimum charge $200) 1 ,000 2,000 
Books and School Supplies 500 1,000 500 1,000 

Total Estimated Costs* $10,194 $20,388 $7,892 $15,784 

(Health insurance, automobile parking, and Campus Shop personal purchases are in 
addition, if applicable.) 

*W ith financial aid and/or labor, this total figure can be substantially reduced. 
"See page 31 8 for further explanation of rent charges. 



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Any charges to a student's account, outside of the normal educational 
expenses, must be approved by the Enrollment Services Office. Examples 
of charges which will not be approved are student club dues and 
departmental or class tours. 

Food Service and Village Market Charges 

Southern's food plan allows residence hall students the privilege of 
choosing from a large variety of dining options. Students may eat at the 
Campus Kitchen, Dining Hall, KR's Place, and at the Village Market. 
Residence hall students will be billed $1,000 at the beginning of each 
semester. 

The $1,000 food allowance for the fall semester begins August 17, 2006, 
and ends on December 31 , 2006. The $1 ,000 food allowance for the winter 
semester begins January 1, 2007, and ends on May 6, 2007. There are no 
minimum charges for the summer months (students taking classes during 
the summer can use their Campus Card to charge food at the Dining Hall 
and will be billed monthly for their charges). 

Two Hundred Dollars of the $1,000 per semester food charge is 
designated for purchases at the Village Market as well as for making 
photocopies and/or paying computer lab printing expenses. The remaining 
$800 is for purchases at Food Services (Campus Kitchen, Dining Hall, and 
KR's Place). 

Once a student has used their $800 for purchases from Food Services, 
food charged to the Campus Card over that amount will be automatically 
billed to the student's statement on a monthly basis. Once a student has 
used their $200 for purchases from the Village Market, the student will have 
to use cash or credit card to place additional funds onto their Campus Card 
to be able to make additional purchases at the Village Market using their 
Campus Card. Purchases at the Village Market can still be made with a 
personal credit card or cash. 

Refunds will only be issued if the student discontinues their enrollment at 
Southern. The refund for the Food Service and Village Market amounts will 
be pro-rated based on their official total drop date as determined by the 
Records and Advisement Office. A student will not be refunded more than 
the $1 ,000 minus what they have already used. 

Community students may charge food at the Campus Kitchen, Dining Hall, 
and KR's Place as long as their school accounts are paid monthly by the due 
date. In order for community students to charge Village Market purchases 
onto their Campus Card, they will have to use cash or credit card to first 
place funds onto their Campus Card. 

Books and School Supplies Charges 

Books and school supplies may be charged at the Campus Shop. A 
student will be allowed to charge to their student account up to a maximum 
amount for books, school supplies, and miscellaneous items. 

Students may not charge items from the Adventist Book Center or other 
book stores to their student accounts. 

Nursing Education Deposit and Fees 

Upon acceptance to the clinical nursing program, students are required to 
send a deposit of $400 to hold their placement in the class. Requests for 
refund must be made through the School of Nursing no later than August 1. 
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per class, and B.S. nursing classes will have a $57 Nursing Education fee 
assessed per class. NRSG 191, Nursing Practicum, has a $113 Nursing 
Education fee assessed. 

Music Lesson Fees 

Private music instruction is available to all students through the School of 
Music. Students enrolled in lessons will be charged $150 per semester hour 
(1 4 half-hour lessons) in addition to tuition (regular or audit rate). 

Excused absences may be made up at the discretion of the teacher if 
previous arrangements have been made. Lessons falling on holidays or 
during vacations will not be made up unless this results in the student having 
fewer than 1 4 lessons for the semester. 

International Student Deposit 

In addition to the regular University costs, international students must 
provide an International Student Deposit of $3,000 U.S. This applies to all 
international students except documented permanent residents of the U.S. or 
residents of Canada and Bermuda. The deposit must be received by the 
Enrollment Services Office before a U.S. Immigration Form I-20 is sent to the 
prospective student for entry to the U.S. Because mail service from many 
foreign countries takes time, this deposit should be sent at least six weeks 
prior to enrollment. This deposit, once paid, remains untouched (with interest 
paid once a year at the rate of two percent) until the student graduates, 
withdraws from SAU, or is unable to pay his or her student account, at which 
time the international deposit will be applied to the student's account. If the 
student's account has been paid in full, the deposit will be refunded after the 
final statement is issued. 

Health and Accident Insurance 

University policy requires all students to have adequate accident and 
health insurance covering both inpatient and outpatient services. The same 
coverage is encouraged for all spouses and dependents. All students who 
are taking six or more hours (three or more hours during any summer 
session) or who are living in University housing will automatically be enrolled 
in the University health and accident plan at the time of registration, and will 
continue to be enrolled each successive semester until a waiver form is 
signed and proof of insurance is received. Students who have signed a 
waiver form may later request enrollment at any time. The student may sign 
a waiver form indicating s/he does not want the University insurance 
because: 

1. The student has adequate US insurance coverage equal to or better 
than the University insurance plan. 

2. The student is covered under the SDA denominational health care 
plan. 

3. The student does not live in University-owned housing and is taking 
less than six semester hours of class work during the fall and winter 
semesters or less than three hours of class work in the summer. 

A refund of the premium is allowed only upon entry into the military 
services or by providing evidence of other insurance prior to midterm. 

Residence Hall/Campus Housing Charges 
Residence Hall Costs 
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Residence hall accommodations costs for each individual are $2,564 (no 
bathroom) or $2,644 (with bathroom) for the school year. Charges are 
made on a semester basis beginning in August and January. A student 
may, upon application to the residence hall dean, be allowed to room alone 
at a cost of $3,906. Residence hall students living in the Southern Village 
apartments are charged $2,924 for the school year. It is the student's 
responsibility to have arranged for a roommate unless specific arrangements 
have been made to room alone. No pets, firearms, or weapons are allowed 
in the residence hall. 

No refunds are made for vacation periods or absences from the campus. 
When a student withdraws, a prorated portion of the semester charge, 
beginning with the date of non-occupancy of the room, will be refunded. 

Residence Hall Deposit and Deposit Refund 

A room deposit of $250 is required of each resident. To guarantee a room 
in the residence hall, payment of this deposit must be made by July 14. After 
July 14, no room is held for a student whose deposit has not been paid. This 
deposit should be sent directly to Southern Adventist University and is held in 
reserve until the student graduates and/or permanently moves out of the 
residence hall. The deposit is in addition to any other payment, and is 
refundable if requested before July 14. 

University Apartment Costs 

University-owned apartments may be rented by students taking a minimum 
of six hours each semester (preference is given to married students). The 
apartments range in size from one to three bedrooms and are rented 
unfurnished (furniture rental available). Rents range from $300 to $700 and 
will be charged by semester in August and January. Rent will be charged 
monthly during the summer. Charges are based on the date of issue and 
return of keys and proper clearance with the office of the Vice President for 
Financial Administration. No pets, firearms, or weapons are allowed in 
University housing. 

University Apartment Deposit and Deposit Refund 

Married students and single students over 23 years of age renting an 
apartment from the University must pay a housing deposit of $250 to reserve 
an apartment. This housing deposit is due before occupancy and is sent 
directly to Southern Adventist University. The deposit is in addition to any 
other payment. 

If a student gives notice before August 1 that s/he will not be attending, the 
housing deposit will be refunded. Damage or cleaning charges may also be 
charged to the student's account if the deposit is insufficient to cover these 
costs. The housekeeping supervisor at the Service Department will 
determine whether the apartment has been left clean and undamaged. A 
packing and moving fee may be charged as necessary. 

International Trips 

Tuition for international tours/trips are charged at one-third the normal 
tuition rate. Students eligible for tuition subsidy will receive 70% of the 
tuition charge. 

Adventist Colleges Abroad Fees 

Students wishing to apply for study abroad under the Adventist Colleges 
Abroad (ACA) program must follow the procedures listed below: 



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Obtain an ACA application from Southern Adventist University's 

Enrollment Services Office or Modern Languages Department. 

Complete and return the ACA application to the Modern Languages 

Department. 

Follow one of the following payment plans: 

a. Pay the total amount of tuition, room, board, hospital and accident 
insurance, personal account deposit, and tour deposit of the 
chosen school by August 1 . 

b. Semester System: Pay one-half of the total charges and tour 
charge by August 1. The remaining one-half must be paid by 
November 1. 



c. Quarter System: Pay one-third of the total charges and tour 
charge by August 1; one-third by November 1; and the remaining 
one-third by February 1 . 
4. Make all payments by cash, check, money order, or credit card. 
University funded scholarships are not available for ACA students. 
When planning their finances for the ACA program students must: 

1 . Have their Southern Adventist University account paid to date. 

2. Have completed all necessary paperwork for federal financial 
assistance and received a financial aid award letter before August 1 if 
relying on financial aid. 

3. Subtract tuition assistance and/or federal financial aid from the total 
ACA charges due. 

4. Pay SAU for charges before the University makes payment to ACA. If 
payment is not received, students will be sent back from ACA. 

SAU REFUND POLICIES 

Refund for Complete or Partial Withdrawal 
Residence hall and University apartment refunds are prorated according to 
the number of days the student occupies the room subtracted from the 
number of days charged. 

A student who withdraws from school completely during the semester will 
receive a tuition and general fee refund based on the date the completed 
withdrawal form with all required signatures is filed with the Records and 
Advisement Office. 
Tuition refunds are calculated as follows: 
1 st week 1 00% 

2 nd and 3 rd weeks 80% 

4 th and 5 lh weeks 60% 

6 th ,7 th , and 8 th weeks 40% 
9 th week 0% 

Music lesson and lab fee refunds are also calculated according to the 
above policy. 

Refund for Shortened School Term Withdrawal (including Summer 
Sessions) 

1 S1 two school days 1 00% 

3 rd and 4 th school days 60% 

5 th day through end of term 0% 



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Refund of Credit Balances 

Credit balances are refundable, upon request from financial sponsor, 30 
days after the monthly statement is received for the last month the student 
was in college in order to be certain that all charges have been processed. 
For example, if a student drops out of college in December, a full credit 
refund would not be made until after the January statement is prepared 
during the first week of February. When the credit balance is large, a portion 
may be refunded earlier upon request to the Enrollment Services Office. 

If the student has a credit balance caused by a financial aid over-award, 
the necessary credit will be applied to the aid funds, according to the 
Financial Aid Refund Policy described on page 312. If any credit remains, it 
will be refunded as described above. 

Any refund will be credited back first to any credit card that was used to 
make payment within 90 days of the refund. If the refund involves a credit 
card payment exceeding $2,000, the refund will be credited back first to the 
credit card regardless of the date of payment. 

METHODS OF PAYMENT 

The following methods of payment are available. Families who do not 
enroll in one of these payment plans must pay the amount due indicated on 
the student's monthly statement each month by the due date. 

If a check is returned by a bank for insufficient funds, account closed, or 
any other reason, a $25 returned check fee will be assessed to the student's 
account. This also forfeits the privilege of paying by check. 

Payment Plan I 

Year in Advance — SAU offers a five percent discount if payment is made 
by cash or check and a three percent discount if payment is made by credit 
card or Parent Plus Loan. Students choosing to pay the year in advance 
must, on or before registration, pay the full amount required by the plan. 
Amounts paid as a result of scholarships, grants, and/or student loans are 
excluded from the amount on which the discount is allowed. A worksheet 
for each student desiring the prepayment discount must be completed by the 
Enrollment Services Office. 

Payment Plan II 

Semester in Advance — SAU offers a three percent discount if payment is 
made by cash or check and a one percent discount if payment is made by 
credit card. Students choosing to pay the semester in advance must, on or 
before registration, pay the full amount required by the plan. Amounts paid 
as a result of scholarships, grants, and/or student loans are excluded from 
the amount on which the discount is allowed. A worksheet for each student 
desiring the prepayment discount must be completed by the Enrollment 
Services Office. 

Payment Plan III — Monthly Payments 

A monthly payment plan is available for the 2006-2007 academic year 
through the Enrollment Services Office. 

Credit Card Payments 

The Cashier's Office honors VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American 
Express and debit (if card owner is present) cards for making payments on a 
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by credit card. No cash withdrawal service is available from these 
cards — this service may be obtained from a local bank. 

When using a credit card to pay on an account, the following information 
must be supplied: 1) name of credit card being used; 2) cardholder's name; 
3) credit card number; 4) expiration date; 5) student's name and ID number; 
6) amount to be charged on card; and, 7) the billing address of the credit 
card. 

Any refund will be credited back first to any credit card payments that were 
made within 90 days of the refund. The 30 day limitation does not apply 
when payments made by credit card exceed $2,000. In these cases the 
limitation will be the entire school year. 

Automatic Credit Card Payments 

Payment through automatic credit card deductions may be arranged. 
This arrangement is made through the Enrollment Services Office. A signed 
written request for automatic credit card deductions, stating the amount to be 
deducted, the date each month the deduction should be made, the amount 
to be deducted each month, and the billing address of the credit card will be 
required. 

Personal Check Payments 

Payments made to a student's account by personal check should have the 
student's University personal identification number (ID number) written on 
the check. If the ID number is not written on the check when it is received 
by SAU, it will be written on the check by an SAU employee for posting 
purposes. 

BILLING PROCEDURES 

Monthly Statements 

Statements will show all monthly/semester charges and credits and will be 
mailed to students on or before the 5 th business day of each month. The 
minimum payment is due the 28 th of each month. In some cases, the 
statement may take an extended amount of mail time to reach the parent or 
financial sponsor. It is the responsibility of the student to communicate the 
minimum due to the parents/financial sponsor in these cases. Students who 
do not pay by the 28 h will be assessed a $25 late fee. 

Before registering for a new semester, the student account balance must 
be paid in full. 

Tuition Assistance 

Please notify Enrollment Services if either parent is eligible for tuition 
assistance from an employer. Indicate whether the employer is an 
educational institution or some other organization. Upon receiving this 
information, Enrollment Services will bill the parent's employer for the 
appropriate amount. It is still the responsibility of the parents to ensure that 
the tuition assistance is paid by their employer. If a student receives an 
award letter that does not include tuition assistance, but that student is 
eligible for tuition assistance, the award letter must be adjusted. Please 
notify the Enrollment Services Office if this is the case. 

Transcript Requests for Currently Enrolled Students 

It is the policy of the University to withhold transcripts if a student has an 
unpaid or past-due account at the University, or any unpaid account for 
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An official academic transcript will be issued for a currently enrolled 
student when the student's account is current according to the payment plan 
the student is on. Exceptions may be considered to receive an official 
academic transcript when the account is current except for a pending 
disbursement of a Federal student loan. A student's failure to comply with 
instructions can delay the release of a transcript. 

When payment is made by personal check, the transcript will be held for 
ten working days to allow the check to clear. TO EXPEDITE THE RELEASE 
OF THESE DOCUMENTS, THE STUDENT SHOULD SEND A MONEY 
ORDER, CASHIER'S CHECK, OR PAY BY CREDIT CARD TO COVER 
THE BALANCE OF THE ACCOUNT WHEN REQUESTING THE 
DOCUMENTS. Under provisions of federal loan programs, Southern 
Adventist University withholds any records when payments for these loans 
become past due or are in default. 

COLLECTION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 

Accounts Collection Policy 

Students completing or terminating their studies with the University are 
required to pay their balance in full prior to leaving. Payments due on 
non-current accounts that are not received by the last working day of the 
month will be charged a one percent service charge. 

When a student who was enrolled first semester does not enroll second 
semester and has left with an unpaid account, that account will be 
designated a non-current student account and will be reported to a credit 
bureau, as of February 15. 

When a student leaves at the end of second semester who does not return 
for the summer session and has left with an unpaid account, the account will 
be designated a non-current student account as of June 15 and reported to 
the credit bureau. 

When a student leaves at the end of second semester with an unpaid 
account and plans to return the following year, the student will have until 
June 28 to bring the account current. If the student decides not to return, 
then this account will be designated a non-current account as of September 
15 and reported to the credit bureau. 

At the time any account is designated non-current, a carrying charge of 
one percent per month will apply. 

When a non-current account is 90 days past due and neither satisfactory 
payments nor communication have been received, and unsuccessful 
attempts have been made by the Enrollment Services Office to contact the 
individual, the account will be submitted to a collection agency or attorney. 

If the University deems it necessary to employ a collection agency or an 
attorney to collect defaulted accounts, all charges for these services, 
including court costs, if incurred, will be added to unpaid bills. 

Any student that has an amount that has been written off due to an 
uncollectible account, settlement, or lost account must pay the written off 
amount prior to receiving transcripts, enrolling in any class, or being 
re-accepted as a student. 

Any student with an account that has not been paid in full due to a 
bankruptcy filing, must be paid in full before acceptance or enrollment unless 
(1) the student has received a hardship discharge from the bankruptcy court 
and provides a copy of the same to the University or (2) the student can 
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outside of the educational benefit discharge exception of Section 523(a)(8) of 
the Bankruptcy Code. 

Policy on Transcript, and Diploma Requests for Non-current Students 

It is the policy of the University to withhold transcripts, diplomas, 
certificates of completion, and other records if a student has an unpaid or 
past-due account at the University or (if a federal loan borrower) has not 
completed an Exit Interview. 

Official academic transcripts for non-enrolled students will be issued only 
after students' accounts are paid in full and when there are no delinquencies 
in the payment of student loans. No exceptions will be made. 

When payment is made by personal check, the transcript will be held for 
ten working days to allow the check to clear. TO EXPEDITE THE RELEASE 
OF THESE DOCUMENTS, THE STUDENT SHOULD SEND A MONEY 
ORDER, CASHIER'S CHECK OR PAY BY CREDIT CARD TO COVER 
THE BALANCE OF THE ACCOUNT WHEN REQUESTING THE 
DOCUMENTS. Under provisions of federal loan programs, Southern 
Adventist University withholds any records when payments for these loans 
become past due or are in default. 

Policy on Legal Proceedings 

Southern Adventist University shall not render services to former students 
who may be involved in any legal proceedings, until court confirmation has 
been received with regards to the legal actions taken. 



Bankruptcy Policies and Procedures 

Recognizing that the discharge of a debt through bankruptcy proceedings 
prohibits a creditor from subsequently pursuing the collection of the debt, the 
University, upon notification by the court of such filing, will comply with this 
legal prohibition. No further services will be extended. The bankruptcy of 
the financial sponsor in no way changes the underlying financial obligation of 
the student to pay his or her student account. 



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Board ofTrustees 

Gordon Retzer, Chair Bill McGhinnis 

Gordon Bietz * Ellsworth McKee 

Benjamin Browne * James Ray 

Michael Cauley McKinney 

Joan Coggin Denzil McNeilus 

Jim Davidson V. J. Mendinghall 

Mel Eisele Georgia O'Brien 

G. Thomas Evans Frank B. Potts 

Julius Garner Mark Schiefer 

Conrad L. Gill Volker Schmidt 

Melanie Graves Ernie Stevens 

R. R. Hallock * Ward Sumpter 

Scott Hodges Joan M. Taylor 

Dan Houghton Willie Taylor 

Don Jernigan Dale Twomley 

Jay McElroy Jeff White 

Greg Willett 

Ed Wright 

Members of the Executive Board 



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PRESIDENT 

Gordon Bietz, D.Min. (1997) President 

Ben Wygal, Ph.D. (2003) Assistant to the President 

Information Systems 

Henry Hicks, M.B.A. (1998) Executive Director, Information Services 

Doru Mihaescu, M.B.A. (1997) Associate Director, Digital Networking 

Herdy Moniyung, M.S. (1999) Associate Director, Info Processing 

Mike McClung, B.A. (1996) Assistant Director, Workstation Support 

Judy DeLay, B.A., C.P.A. (1983) Senior Programmer/Analyst 

Bryce Enevoldson, B.S. (2006) Programmer/Analyst 

Luke Miller, B.S. (2004) Programmer/Analyst 

Randi Raitz, A. A. (2001) Network Administrator 

Brandon Teixeira, B.A. (2006) Network Administrator 

Institutional Research and Planning 

Hollis James, Ph.D. (2003) Director, Institutional Research and Planning 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION 

Steve Pawluk, Ed.D. (2002) Senior Vice President, Academic Administration 

Volker Henning, Ph.D. (1989) Associate Vice President, Academic Administration 

Dan Lim, Ph.D. (2004) Dean, Virtual Campus 

Library 

Genevieve Cottrell, M.lnf. (2001) Director, Library 

Patricia Beaman, M.S.L.S. (1998) Periodicals Librarian 

Stanley Cottrell II, M.L.S. (2004) Technical Services Librarian 



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Frank DiMemmo, M.S. (1980) Media Librarian 

Ann Greer, Ph.D. (1995) Distance Education/lnterlibrary Loan Librarian 

Katye Hunt, M.S.L.S. (1976) Director, ANGEL Program 

Daniel Maxwell, M.S.L.I.S. (2004) Electronic Resource Librarian 

Ron Miller, B.S. (1995) Library Computer Support 

Marge Seifert, M.S.L.S. (1999) Public Services Librarian 

Records and Advisement 

Joni Zier, M.S.Ed. (1993) Director, Records and Advisement 

Sharon Rogers, M.Ed. (1977) Assistant Director, Records and Advisement 

Don Crumley, B.S. (2004) Data Analyst 

ADVANCEMENT 

Christopher Carey, B.S. CFRE (2005) Vice President, Advancement 

Joy Biegel, B.S. (2005) Major Gifts/Volunteer Liaison 

Alumni Relations 

Evonne Crook, B.A. (1980) Director, Alumni Relations 

Development 

Robert Raney, B.S. (2003) Director, Development 

Patrice Hieb, A.S. (1998) Annual Fund Coordinator 

Planned Giving 

Carolyn Liers (1996) Director, Planned Giving 

WSMC FM90.5 

David Brooks, B.A. (2001) Director, WSMC 

Scott Kornblum, B.S./B.A. (2005) Director, Development WSMC 

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION 

Dale J. Bidwell, B.S. (1989) Senior Vice President, Financial Administration 

Martin Hamilton, B.A. (1998) Associate Vice President, Financial Administration 

Russell Orrison (2003) Director, Purchasing 

Accounting and Financial Services 

Jack Ferneyhough, B.S. (2000) Controller 

David Huisman, B.S., C.P.A. (1993) Chief Accountant 

Doug Frood, M.S. (2001) Director, Budgeting and Investments 

MarySundin, B.S. (1993) Senior Accountant 

Human Resources 

Pat Coverdale, B.S., SPHR (2001 ) Director, Human Resources 

Nancy Daily, B.A., CPCU (2004) Manager, Risk Management 

David Olson, M.B.A. (1995) Payroll Accountant 

Industries 

Manager, Village Market 

Rita Wohlers (1978) Manager, Campus Shop 

Services 

Mark Antone, A.S. (1984) Director, Landscape Services 

Barry Becker (1993) Director, Transportation Services 

Sherri Schoonard (2000) Director, Food Service 

Betty Garver, M.S. (2000) Director, University Health Center 

Clair Kitson (1989) Director, Plant Services 

Ed Lucas (1987) Director, Energy Management 

Dennis Schreiner (1997) Director, Service 

Eric Schoonard, A.S. (2002) Associate Director, Plant Services 



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Fred Turner, B.ARCH. (1996) Corporate Architect 

MARKETING AND ENROLLMENT SERVICES 

Vinita Sauder, M.B.A. (1983) Vice President, Marketing and Enrollment Services 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997)Associate Vice President, Marketing and Enrollment Services 

Admissions and Recruitment 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997) Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services 

Jason Dunkel, M.Div. (2002) Assistant Director, Admissions 

Fred McClanahan, B.A./B.S. (2004) Assistant Director, Admissions 

Jackie James, B.A. (2003) Enrollment Counselor 

Nathalie Mazo, B.S. (2005) Enrollment Counselor 

Bert Ringer, M.Div. (1996) Enrollment Counselor, Florida 

Marketing and University Relations 

Ruthie Gray, M.B.A. (2000) Director, Marketing and University Relations 

Ingrid Skantz, B.S. (1990) Associate Director, Marketing and University Relations 

Lori Futcher, B.A. (2005) Manager, Communications 

Student Finance 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997) Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services 

Jason Merryman, M.A. (2005) Assistant Director, Student Finance 

Jayne Wyche, A.S. (1980) Assistant Director, Student Finance 

Lillian Disla, M.S. (2005) Student Finance Counselor 

Sean Johnson, B.S. (2004) Student Finance Counselor 

Julie Roy, B.S. (2003) Student Finance Counselor 

Brenda Seifert, A.S. (2001) Student Finance Counselor 

Paula Walters, B.S. (2005) Student Finance Counselor 

STUDENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 

William Wohlers, Ph.D. (1973) Vice President, Student Services 

Kari Shultz, M.A. (1999) Director, Student Life 

Campus Chaplain 

Ken Rogers, M.A. (1991) Chaplain 

Kevin Kibble, M.Div. (2005) Assistant, Chaplain 

Campus Safety 

Eddie Avant, B.S. (1998) Director, Campus Safety 

Health Service 

Lori Urban, M.S. (2005) Family Nurse Practitioner 

Audrienne Andreika, A.S. (2004) Assistant Director, Health Services 

Residence Halls 

Dwight Magers, M.A. (1993) Director of Residence Halls Housing and Dean of Men 

Sharon Engel (1986) Dean of Women 

Associate Dean of Women 

Jeffrey Erhard, M.A.T. (1997) Associate Dean of Men 

Kassandra Krause, M.S. (1987) Associate Dean of Women 

Dennis Negron, M.A. (1993) Associate Dean of Men 

Carl Patterson, M.A. (2004) Assistant Dean of Men 

John Sager, B.A. (2001) Associate Dean of Men 

Lisa Woodcock, B.A. (2004) Assistant Dean of Women 

Student Success Center 

Jim Wampler, Psy.D. (1993).. Director, Student Success Center, Counseling and Testing 

Director, Learning Success Services 

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Liane de Souza, M.A. (2003) Transition Services Coordinator 

Midge Dunzweiler, M.A. (1993) Counseling Services Coordinator 

CHURCH PASTORS 

John Nixon, D.Min. (2006) Senior Pastor 

Tim Cross, M.Div. (2002) Youth Pastor 

Mike Fulbright, M.Div. (2000) Young Adult Pastor/Pastoral Director of Fellowship 

Dwight Herod, M.Div. (1995) Pastoral Director of Ministry 

Wolf Jedamski, M.A. (1992) Church Administrator/Pastor of Missions 

Don MacLafferty, M.Div. (2002) Director, Kids in Discipleship Center 

Duane Schoonard, M.A. (1998) Pastoral Director of Spiritual Development 

Paul Smith, M.Div. (2004) Group Life Pastor 

Faculty Emeriti 

Ronald M. Barrow, Ph.D., Vice President Emeritus for Admissions and College 

Relations 
Peggy Bennett, M.S.L.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Library Science 
Joyce Cotham, M.B.Ed., Associate Professor Emerita of Office Administration 
Kenneth R. Davis, M.A., Director Emeritus of Counseling and Testing 
Donald Dick, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Speech Communication 
John Durichek, M.A., Associate Professor Emeritus of Computing and 
Technology 

Mary Elam, M.A., Associate Vice President Emerita of Academic Administration 
Cyril F. W. Futcher, Ed.D., Vice President Emeritus of Academic Administration 
Orlo Gilbert, D.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Music 

Loranne Grace, M.S.L.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Library Science 
Floyd Greenleaf, Ph.D., Vice President Emeritus of Academic Administration 
Leona Gulley, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Psychology 
Larry Hanson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics 
Carole Haynes, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education 
Ray Hefferlin, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Physics 
Shirley Howard, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing 
Bonnie Hunt, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing 
Ed Lamb, M.S.S.W., Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Family Studies 
Robert Merchant, M.B.A., Treasurer Emeritus 
Clifford Myers, Sr., Director Emeritus of Campus Safety 
Louesa Peters, B.A., Associate Treasurer Emerita 
Cyril Roe, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Education 
Marvin Robertson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music 
Cecil Rolfe, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration 
Barbara Ruf, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of English 
Kenneth M. Spears, M.B.A., Vice President Emeritus for Finance 
Mitchell Thiel, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry 
Thelma Wearner, M.A., Associate Professor Emerita of Home Economics 
Erma Webb, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing 



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Instructional Fa c u l t y 

(Dates in parentheses indicate the beginning year of employment at Southern Adventist University.) 

Earl Aagaard — Ph.D., Professor of Biology 

B.A. and M.A., Pacific Union College; Ph.D., Colorado State University. (2004) 

Aaron Adams — M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah Institute of Art and Design. (2002) 

Pamela Ah If eld — M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Georgia State University. (1990) 

Christopher Atkins, M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Michigan. (2001) 

Joyce L. Azevedo — Ph.D., Professor of Biology 

B.S., Union College; MA. and Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (1992) 

Evie Nogales Baker — M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.A. and B.S.W., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Tennessee in 
Knoxville. (2005) 

Lorraine Ball — M.S., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.S., Clark University. (2001) 

W. Scott Ball — Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Music 

B.Mus, Arizona State University; MA. and M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Ohio State 
University. (2000) 

Loren Barnhurst — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry 

B.S. Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Denver. (2002) 

Desiree Batson — Ph.D., Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., 
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1997) 

Stephen Bauer — M.Div., Associate Professor of Religion 

B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div., Andrews University. (1999) 

Patricia Beaman — M.S.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science 

B.A., La Sierra University; M.S. L.S., University of Southern California. (1999) 

Sibyl R. Beaulieu — M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S.W., Oakwood College; M.S.W., Loma Linda University. (2005) 

John Beckett — M.B.A., Associate Professor of Computing 

B.S and M.B.A., Southern Adventist University. (1975) 

Robert Benge — Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.Ed., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of 
New Mexico. (1998) 

Krystal Bishop — Ed.D., Professor of Education 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; MA. and Ed.D., University of South Florida, Tampa. 
(1996) 

Kevin Brown — Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics 



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B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Central Florida. (1999) 



Gennevieve Brown-Kibble — D.M.A., Professor of Music 

B.A., Andrews University; M.Mus., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Arizona. (2005) 

Jared Bruckner — D.Sc, Professor of Computing 

B.A., Andrews University; M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; M.S., Worcester Polytechnic 
Institute; D.Sc, University of Massachusetts at Lowell. (1995) 

Charles D. Burks — Ph.D., Professor of Psychology 

B.A. Evangel College; M.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha; Ph.D., Florida State 
University. (1998) 

+Rachel Byrd — Ph.D., Professor of English 

B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., Shippensburg University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. 
(1998) 

Michael Cafferky — Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Business and Management 

B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; 
Ph.D., Southwest University. (2003) 

T. Lynn Caldwell — M.A., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.S., Andrews University; M.A., Western Michigan University. (1999) 

Ray Carson — M.A., Assistant Professor of Technology 

B.S. and M.A., Northern Arizona University. (2003) 

Ken Caviness — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Physics 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Lowell. (1996) 

A. Laure Chamberlain — M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Syracuse University. (2004) 

Denise R. Childs — M.A., Associate Professor of Communication 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.A., Washington State University. (1998) 

Ron E. M. Clouzet — D.Min., Dean and Professor of Religion 

B.A., Loma Linda University, La Sierra; M.Div., Andrews University; D.Min., Fuller 

Theological 

Seminary. (1993) 

Myrna Colon — Ph.D., Professor of Education 

B.A. and M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ed.S. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2001) 

Robert Coombs — Ph.D., Professor of Psychology 

B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; 
D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, 
Knoxville. (2004) 

Peter J. Cooper — D.M.A., Professor of Music 

B.Mus. and M.Mus., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City; D.M.A., 
University of Michigan. (2006) 

Genevieve Cottrell — M.lnf., Associate Professor of Library Sciences 

BBibl, Hons Bibl and M.lnf., University of South Africa. (2001) 

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B.S. and M.A., Andrews University; M.L.S., University of Maryland. (2004) 

Randall Craven — M.S.Ed., Instructor of Visual Art and Design 

B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City; M.S.Ed., Southern Adventist University. (2000) 



+Sabbatical Winter 2007 

Linda Potter Crumley — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of Texas. 
(2004) 

Judith Dedeker — M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing 

B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2006) 

Lisa Clark Diller — Ph.D., Associate Professor of History 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago. (2002) 

Alberto dos Santos — Ed.D., Professor of Education and Psychology 

B.A., University of South Africa; Diploma, Orion Institute of Switzerland; M.A. and Ed.D., 
Andrews University. (1995) 

Joan dos Santos — M.A., Associate Professor of English 

B.S., Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University. (1995) 

Rene Drumm — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S., Andrews University; M.S.W., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Texas Woman's 
University. (2003) 

Elizabeth Dunbar — M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S.W., Walla Walla College; M.S.W., Andrews University. (2005) 

Brian Dunne — M.A.Ed., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; B.S., East Tennessee State University; M.A.Ed., 
Georgia State University. (2002) 

Denise Dunzweiler — Ph.D., Professor of Education 

B.A. La Sierra University; M.A., Sonomo State University; Ph.D., Andrews University. 
(1996) 

David Ekkens — Ph.D., Professor of Biology 

B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (1990) 

Richard Erickson — M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management 

B.S. and M.B.A., Austin Peay State University. (1984) 

L. Ann Foster — Ph.D., Professor of Biology 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of N. Texas. (1996) 

Bonnie Freeland — M.S.N. Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N. , University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 
(1998) 

lleana Freeman-Gutierrez — M.A., Assistant Professor of Psychology 

B.A. and M.A., Andrews University. (2005) 

H. Robert Gadd — Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management and 

VandeVere 

Chair Professor of Accounting 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; 



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Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. (2000) 

Holly Gadd — Ph.D., Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Loma Linda University; F.N. P., Midwestern State University 
Ph.D., Texas Woman's University. (2000) 

Phil Garver — Ed.D., Dean and Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ed.D., University of 

Tennessee, Knoxville. (1976) 



David George — M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (1999) 

David Gerstle — Ph.D., Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Union College; M.S.N., University of Texas, Arlington; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 

Knoxville. (1994) 

Judith Glass — M.Mus., Professor of Music 

B.Mus. and M.Mus., University of Texas at Austin. (1975) 

Anita Gonzales — B.S.W., Instructor in Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S.W., Southern Adventist University. (2006) 

Zachary Gray — M.F.A., Instructor of Visual Art and Design 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F. A. .Savannah College of Art and Design. (2000) 

Ann Greer — Ph.D., Professor of Library Science 

B.G.S., Indiana University; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern 
University. (1995) 

Norman Gulley — Ph.D., Research Professor of Religion 

Diploma in Theology, Newbold College; B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and 
M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Edinburg. (1978) 

Ed Guthero — B.S., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.S., Andrews University. (2002) 

Tyson Hall — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computing 

B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (2005) 

Rick Halterman — Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Computing 

B.S., Florida Southern College; M.S., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., University of 

Tennessee, Knoxville. (1987) 

Jan Haluska — Ph.D., Professor of English 

B.S., Pacific Union College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 

Knoxville. (1981) 

Brent Hamstra — Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry 

B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1999) 

Chris Hansen — Ph.D., Professor of Physics 

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Michael G. Hasel — Ph.D., Professor of Religion, Director, Institute of Archaeology 

B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; M.A and Ph.D., University of Arizona. (1998) 

Volker Henning — Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Administration 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; M.A., University of 
Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1989) 

Debbie Higgens — M.A., Associate Professor of English 

B.A., Columbia Union College; M.A., Andrews University. (1993) 

Michael Hills — M.S.Ed., Assistant Professor of Education (2003) 

B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S.Ed., Southern Adventist University. (2003) 

Lorella Howard — M.S.N. , Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S.N., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University. (1994) 

Katye Hunt — M.S.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1976) 

Jaclynn Huse — M.S.N. , Assistant Professor of Nursing 

B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2003) 

Julie Hyde — M.A., Assistant Professor of Business and Management 

B.S. and M.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. (2005) 

Douglas Jacobs — DMin., Professor of Religion 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div. and D.Min., Andrews University. (2002) 

Barbara James — D.S.N. , Dean and Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Texas, Arlington; D.S.N., 
University of Alabama, Birmingham. (1991) 

Carmen Jimenez — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Modern Languages 

B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State 
University. (2004) 

Ronald D. Johnson — Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. 
(2006) 

Gary L. Jones — M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S.W., Oakwood College; M.S.W., Barry University. (2004) 

Greg A. King — Ph.D., Professor of Religion 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Union Theological 
Seminary. (2004) 

Timothy D. Korson — Ph.D., Professor of Computing 

B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.S., Ohio University; Ph.D., Georgia State University. (1995) 

Dana Krause — M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Texas Woman's University. (1992) 

Henry Kuhlman — Ph.D., Professor of Physics 

B.A., Emmanuel Missionary College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Purdue 

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Judson Lake — Th.D., Professor of Religion 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; D.Min., Reformed 
Theological Seminary; Th.D., University of South Africa. (1997) 

Donn W. Leatherman — Ph.D., Professor of Religion 

B.Th., Canadian Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., McGill University. 
(1992) 

Dan Lim — Ph.D., Dean of Online Learning 

B.S., Southeast Asia Union College; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2004) 

Carlos G. Martin — Ph.D., Professor of Religion; Director, R.H. Pierson Institute of 
Evangelism and World Missions 

B.Div., River Plate College; M.A., Andrews University; M.Div and Ph.D., Southwestern 

Baptist 

Theological Seminary. (2001) 

Daniel Maxwell — M.S.L.I.S., Assistant Director of Library Science 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.S.L.I.S., Indiana University. (2004) 

Harold Mayer — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and 
Wellness 

B.S., Pacific Union College; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; Ph.D., Walden University. 
(2004) 

Sylvia Mayer — M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., San Jose State University. (2004) 

Benjamin McArthur — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of History 

B.A., Andrews University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago. (1979) 

Callie McArthur — M.N., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., University of Mississippi; M.N., Emory University. (1979) 

Wilma McClarty — Ed.D., Chair and Professor of English 

B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; Ed.D., University of Montana. (1972) 

Laurie Ftedmer Minner — M.M., Associate Professor of Music 

B.M., Atlantic Union College; M.M., New England Conservatory. (2000) 

Christine Moniyung — M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S. and M.S., Andrews University. (2004) 

Robert Montague — Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management 

B.S., Loma Linda University; M.B.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Iowa. 
(1999) 

P. Willard Munger — Ph.D., Professor of Computing 

B.S., Loma Linda University— La Sierra ; M.A., M.S., and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2002) 

Andy Nash — M.A., Associate Professor of English 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University. (2005) 

Pierre Nzokizwanimana — Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages 

B.A., Institut Pedagogique National; M.A., Universite Nationale du Rwanda; Ph.D., 
Michigan State University. (2006) 

Braam Oberholster — M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Business and Management 

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Cathy Olson — M.A., Associate Professor of Education 

B.A., Union College; M.A., Andrews University. (1996) 

Cliff Olson — Ph.D., Professor of Business and Management 

B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S. and Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1 989) 

John Pangman — P.E.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 

B.A., Andrews University; M.A., Western Michigan University; P.E.D., Indiana University. 
(2003) 

Carlos H. Parra — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Modern Languages 

B.A., Weber State University; M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Duke University. (2000) 

Ken Parsons — M.Mus., Associate Professor of Music 

B.A. and B.Mus., Walla Walla College; M.Mus., University of Oregon. (2000) 

Steve Pawluk — Ed.D., Vice President for Academic Administration 

B.A. and M.A., Loma Linda University; Ed.D., Montana State University. (2002) 

Mark Peach — Ph.D., Professor of History 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of 
Chicago. (1987) 

Julie Penner — Ph.D., Professor of Music 

B.Mus., University of Idaho; M.Mus., Eastman School of Music; Ph.D., University of 
Northern Colorado. (1993) 

Dennis Pettibone — Ph.D., Professor of History 

B.A., La Sierra College; M.A., Loma Linda University; Ph.D., University of California, 
Riverside. (1988) 

Carmen Plott — M.S.N. , Assistant Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist Univeristy; M.E., North Georgia College and State University; 
M.S.N., Emory University. (2005) 

Helen Pyke — M.A., Associate Professor of English 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. (1990) 

Edwin Reynolds — Ph.D., Professor of Religion 

B.A., B.S., and M.A., Pacific Union College; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2004) 

Arthur Richert — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Mathematics 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Texas. (1970) 

Stephen Ruf — M.S., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.S. and M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1996) 

Greg Rumsey — M.A., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Colorado. (2001) 

Philip G. Samaan — D.Min.. E.G. White, Chair; Professor of Religion 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.Div., Andrews University; M.S.P.H. Loma Linda University; 
D.Min., Andrews University. (1998) 

Bruce Schilling — Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry 

B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. (1996) 

Richard Schwarz — B.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and 



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Wellness 

B.S., Andrews University. (2000) 

Dean Scott — M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.S., Ferris State University; M.F.A., Savannah Institute of Art and Design. (2000) 

Rhonda Scott — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Chemistry 

B.S., Union College; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (1997) 

Marge Seifert — M.S.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science 

B.S., Union College; M.A., Andrews University; M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee, 

Knoxville. 

(1999) 

Marcus L. Sheffield — Ph.D., Professor of English 

B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. 

(1999) 

Judy Sloan — Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness 

B.S., Union College; M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska. 
(2001) 

Dawn Michelle Snow — B.S.W., Instructor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.S.W., Southern Adventist University. (2005) 

Elizabeth Snyder — M.S., Assistant Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Washington State University. (2005) 

Keith Snyder — Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Biology 

B.S. and M.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., Washington State University. (1995) 



Shirley Spears — M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham. (1990) 

Lee Spencer — Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology 

B.S., University of California; M.S. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2004) 

Verlyne Starr — M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management 

B.A., Andrews University; M.A.T., Oakland University; M.B.A., Southern Adventist 
University. (1999) 

*Dennis Steele — M.B.A., C.P.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management 

B.B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., Kennesaw State University. (1999) 

Stanley Stevenson — M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Family Studies 

B.A., M.A., and M.S.W., Andrews University. (2003) 

Carleton Swafford — Ph.D., Professor of Education 

B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 
(1992) 

John Wesley Taylor, V — Ph.D., Ed.D., Professor of Education and Psychology 

B.A. and B.S., Weimar College; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University; Ed.D., University of 
Virginia. (2003) 

Douglas Tilstra — M.Div.. Associate Professor of Religion 

B.A., Pacific Union College; M.Div., Andrews University. (2000) 



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Neville Trimm — Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology 

B.S., Andrews University; M.S. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2004) 

Eduardo Urbina — D.Sc, Professor of Computing 

B.S., Atlantic Union College; M.S., University of Evansville; D.Sc, University of 
Massachusetts, Lowell. (1999) 

Donald Van Ornam — Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean and Professor of Business and Management 

B.A., La Sierra College; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Claremont 

Graduate 

University. (1997) 

Dale Walters — M.S., Chair and Associate Professor of Technology 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., East Tennessee State University. (1988) 

Neville Webster — D.Com., Professor of Business and Management 

B.Com., M.Com., and D.Com., University of South Africa. (2002) 

Penny Webster — Ph.D., Professor of Education and Psychology 

B.A. and M.A., University of South Africa; Ph.D., Andrews University. (2002) 

Leon Weeks — M.S., Assistant Professor of Business and Management 

B.S. and M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. (2005) 

Jon Wentworth — M.Tx., Associate Professor of Business and Management 

B.A. and B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A. University of Tennessee, Nashville; 
M.Tx., Georgia State University. (1996) 

Kenneth Willes — M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah Institute of Art and Design. (2004) 

John Williams — M.F.A., Dean and Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design 

B.F.A., Art Center College of Design; M.F.A., Claremont Graduate School. (2002) 



*Study Leave 

Ruth WilliamsMorris — Ph.D., Professor of Psychology 

B.A., Oakwood College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2000) 

Judy Winters — M.N., Associate Professor of Nursing 

B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.N., Emory University. (1990) 

William Wohlers — Ph.D., Professor of History/Vice President for Student Services 

B.A., Walla Walla College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska. (1973) 



2006-07 University Co m m it t e e s 

Administrative Committees 

Administrative Council: Gordon Bietz, Chair 

Admissions Committee: Marc Grundy, Chair; Vinita Sauder, Vice Chair 

Assessment and Effectiveness Review Committee: Hollis James, Chair 

Budget and Financial Statement Review: Gordon Bietz, Dale Bidwell, Co-Chairs 

Employee Wellness Committee: Phil Garver, Chair 

Faculty Promotions Committee: Steve Pawluk, Chair 

Financial Appeals Committee: Marc Grundy, Chair 

Fund Raising Committee: Chris Carey, Chair 

Honorary Degrees Committee: Ken Caviness, Chair 

Human Resources Committee: Dale Bidwell, Chair; Pat Coverdale, Associate Chair 

Information Technology Advisory Committee: Gordon Bietz, Chair 

International Student Subcommittee: Liane de Souza, Chair 

Key Subcommittee: William Wohlers, Chair 

Loans and Scholarships Committee: Marc Grundy, Chair 

Marketing and Communication Council: Vinita Sauder, Chair 

Naming Committee: Ben Wygal, Chair 

Planned Giving Committee: Chris Carey, Chair; Dale Bidwell, Vice Chair 

Plant Committee: Martin Hamilton, Chair 

Promotional Tour Committee: Vinita Sauder, Chair 

Public Art Committee: Ben Wygal, Chair 

Safety/Risk Control Committee: William Wohlers, Chair 

Strategic Planning Committee: Gordon Bietz, Chair 

Web Oversight Committee: Ruthie Gray, Chair 

University Senate Committees 

University Senate: 
Chris Hansen, Chair 

University Senate Executive Committee: 

Chris Hansen, Chair 



Academic Committees : Steve Pawluk, Chair 

Academic Affairs Committee: Academic Probation Monitoring 



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Subcommittee: 



, Chair 



Discipline Review Subcommittee: 

Kari Shultz, Chair 



Academic Research Committee: 
David Gerstle, Chair 

a) Animal Care and Use 

Subcommittee: 
David Ekkens, Chair 

b) Environmental Protection 

Subcommittee: 
Bruce Schilling, Chair 

c) Human Participants ir 
Research Subcommittee: 

Ann Foster, Chair 

Academic Review Subcommittee: 

, Chair 

Advisement Subcommittee: 

Sharon Rogers, Chair 

General Education Subcommittee: 

Dennis Pettibone, Chair 



Graduate Council: 



, Chair 



Film Subcommittee: 

Judy Winters, Chair 

Screening Subcommittee: 

Scott Ball, Chair 

Spiritual Life Subcommittee: 

Ken Rogers, Chair 

Student Activities Subcommittee: 

Kari Shultz, Chair 

Student Media Board: 

Stephen Ruf, Chair 

Student Wellness Subcommittee: 

Jeff Erhard, Chair 

Traffic Appeals Subcommittee: 

Eddie Avant, Chair 

Other University Committees: 



Honors Subcommittee: 
{Southern Scholars): 

Wilma McClarty, Chair 

Instructional 
Subcommittee: 

Helen Pyke, Chair 



Resources 



Online Learning Subcommittee: 

, Chair 

Preprofessional Subcommittee: 

, Chair 



Diversity Committee: 
Lynn Caldwell, Chair 

President's Cabinet: 

Gordon Bietz, Chair 

Retention Committee: 

Vinita Sauder, Chair 

Student Personnel Subcommittee: 

William Wohlers, Chair 



Sabbatical Subcommittee: 

Steve Pawluk, Chair 

Writing Subcommittee: 

Volker Henning, Chair 

Faculty Committees: 

Faculty Affairs Committee: 

Lorraine Ball, Chair 

Distinguished Service Medallion 
Subcommittee: 

Ben McArthur, Chair 

Social/Recreation Subcommittee: 

Linda Marlowe, Chair 



Student Services Committees : 

Student Services Committee: 

William Wohlers, Chair 



Disabilities Services Subcommittee