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Unformatted text preview: The San José State University Catalog is published every two years and is a joint project of Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies and Research, and Enrollment and Academic Services. Although every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this catalog, students and others who use this catalog should note that laws, rules, and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information contained in this publication. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the Legislature, rules and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, by the Chancellor or designee of the California State University, or by the President or designee of the campus. It is not possible in a publication of this size to include all of the rules, policies and other information that pertain to students, the institution, and the California State University. More current or complete information may be obtained from the appropriate department, school, or administrative office. Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Studies Robert Cooper Associate Vice President, Graduate Studies and Research San José State University Fa l l 2 0 0 8 – S p r i n g 2 0 1 0 c ata l o g Pamela C. Stacks Associate Vice President, Enrollment and Academic Services Colleen Brown Project Editor Gloria Edwards Undergraduate Studies Graduate Contributor Rhea Williamson Graduate Studies and Research Policies and Procedures Editor Dea Nelson Enrollment and Academic Services Design and Project Manager Tom Fairbanks Enrollment and Academic Services Non-Discrimination Policies San José State University does not discriminate on the basis of accent, age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender and veteran’s status. This policy applies to all SJSU student, faculty and staff programs and activities. Questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 408-924-1115. Disabled Access All San José State University classes are wheelchair accessible. If you have other needs regarding accommodations, please contact the Disability Resource Center. Telephone: 408-924-6000; TTY 408-924-5990; Fax: 408-924-5999. Campus Safety Statistics A campus safety report is available at . edu/safetyreport/ or by calling 408-924-2172. 2008 San José State University You can also use Acrobat bookmarks to navigate: View > Navigation Panels > Bookmarks Contents A - H A Academic Advising....................................9 Academic Integrity Policy.......................486 Academic Regulations...........................442 Accreditation...........................................29 Admission – International Students........452 Admission – Procedures and Policies....448 Admissions................................................9 Admissions Counseling.............................9 Admission Tests: Graduate and Postbaccalaureate...........................466 Admission – Transfer Requirements.......451 Admission – Undergraduate Requirements...................................450 Advising and Orientation........................461 Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC).......45 African-American Studies........................48 African Studies........................................47 Alternative Enrollment Programs............460 Alumni Association....................................9 American Studies....................................51 Anthropology...........................................52 Applied Sciences and Arts – Interdisciplinary Courses....................57 Art and Design.........................................58 Asian Studies..........................................77 ASPIRE.....................................................9 Associated Students.................................9 Athletics....................................................9 Athletics (Intercollegiate)..........................78 Attendance Policy..................................487 Child Care...............................................10 Equal Opportunity, Office for....................11 Civil and Environmental Engineering.......137 Evening Guides (Campus Police).............11 CMS Help Desk.......................................10 Facilities, Organized Research Units and Unique Programs...............30 College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP)....................................457 Faculty...................................................496 College Level Exam Program – CLEP....458 Fees and Financial Assistance...............474 College of Applied Sciences and Arts......21 Financial Aid and Scholarships................11 College of Business.................................22 College of Humanities and the Arts..........25 College of Science...................................26 College of Social Sciences.......................27 Communication Studies........................142 Computer Engineering...........................149 Computer Science.................................157 Conflict and Common Ground.................10 Connie L. Lurie College of Education.......23 Corporate and International Development......................................10 Counseling Services................................10 Creative Arts..........................................163 F Foreign Languages................................220 Foreign Students.....................................11 Fraternity and Sorority Life.......................12 G General Education Academic Advisement........................................12 General Education Program...................477 General Engineering..............................231 Geography............................................235 Geology.................................................240 D Gerontology...........................................244 Degree Requirements – Undergraduate.................................462 Global Studies Initiative............................12 Degrees and Majors................................32 Directory....................................................9 Disability Resource Center (DRC).............11 Discipline Policy.....................................488 Disqualification and Probation – Undergraduate.................................446 Disqualification & Reinstatement..............11 Global Studies.......................................246 Grades..................................................442 Grades, Records, Transcripts..................12 Graduate – Academic Standards...........467 Graduate – Admission to Candidacy......466 Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Information.......................................465 Graduate – Graduation Requirements....470 Graduate – Probation............................468 Graduate Studies and Research..............12 Aviation...................................................80 E B eCampus.................................................11 Graduate – University Disqualification....469 Economics............................................165 Graduation – Undergraduate Degree.....464 Behavioral Sciences................................83 Biological Sciences..................................85 Bookstore................................................10 Bursar’s Office.........................................10 Business..................................................97 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).................................................11 Education – Communicative Disorders and Sciences...................170 Education – Counselor Education..........173 Business Student Advisement Center (BSAC)...............................................10 Education – Educational Leadership......176 C Education – Instructional Technology.....184 Calendar Overview – Fall 2008 – Spring 2010.......................................18 Education – Secondary Education.........188 California Articulation Number (CAN) System - SJSU Courses..................456 Electrical Engineering.............................196 Education – Elementary Education........179 Education – Interdisciplinary Courses.....187 Career Center..........................................10 Center for Distributed Education..............10 Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering........................................24 Chemical and Materials Engineering......118 Chemistry..............................................125 Graduate Studies and Research..............28 Education – Special Education..............190 Emergency Information............................11 EmeritusFaculty.....................................512 Engineering – Preparation and Common Area Requirements...........203 H Health Professions.................................247 Health Science......................................249 Health Services........................................12 History...................................................254 Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Management.......................261 Housing...................................................12 How to read the degree requirements and course descriptions.......................5 Humanities............................................267 Humanities and the Arts – Interdisciplinary Courses........................266 English and Comparative Literature.......205 Environmental Studies...........................213 Child and Adolescent Development.......133 You can also use Acrobat bookmarks to navigate: View > Navigation Panels > Bookmarks Contents I - Y I N ID – SJSU ID...........................................13 Nondiscrimination Policies.....................483 Index.....................................................525 Nuclear Science....................................353 Industrial and Systems Engineering.......271 Nursing..................................................355 Information Center...................................13 Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging.................................362 Information Resources...........................483 Interdisciplinary Studies.........................276 Student Rights.......................................483 Student Services Center..........................16 Student Success Services.......................16 Student Union, Inc...................................16 Studies in American Language................16 Study Abroad..........................................16 Summer Term..........................................16 Interest Areas and Programs...................34 O Interest Areas and Programs...................36 Occupational Therapy............................368 Interest Areas and Programs...................38 Officers and Administrators....................494 Interest Areas and Programs...................40 Ombudsman...........................................14 International and Extended Studies.........13 Open University.......................................14 International Baccalaureate (IB)..............459 Orientation and Transition........................14 International House..................................13 Osher Lifelong Learning...........................14 International Outreach and Leadership Programs...........................................13 Over 60 Program.....................................14 International Programs.............................20 P Thesis Requirements.............................472 Parking Permits.......................................14 Tower Card..............................................16 International Programs and Services........13 International Students..............................13 J Jewish Studies......................................277 Jobs and Internships...............................13 Journalism and Mass Communications..............................278 Justice Studies......................................284 Teaching: How to Become a Teacher in California......................................490 Technology............................................419 Television, Radio, Film and Theatre........425 Testing Office...........................................16 Test Requirements.................................452 The California State University...............492 Tours.......................................................16 Peer Mentor Center.................................14 Transcript Requirements........................454 Philosophy.............................................372 Transcripts...............................................17 Physics and Astronomy.........................375 Transfer Advising.....................................17 Police (Campus)......................................14 Transfer Credit.......................................455 Political Science....................................380 Transportation Alternatives.......................17 Pre-College Programs.............................14 Tutoring Services.....................................17 Preprofessional Advising..........................15 Probation Advising...................................15 Proficiency Exam Program (ACT PEP)...459 K T Psychology............................................386 Kinesiology............................................288 U Undergraduate Studies............................17 Undergraduate Studies..........................432 KSJS 90.5 FM.........................................13 R Urban and Regional Planning.................433 L Readmission..........................................479 V Latin American Studies..........................299 Registrar’s Services.................................15 Learning Assistance Resource Center (LARC)...............................................13 Religious Studies (Comparative).............394 Recreation (Campus)...............................15 Leave of Absence and Withdrawal.........478 Library.....................................................13 Library and Information Science.............300 Linguistics and Language Development....................................304 M Registration...........................................480 Mathematics..........................................314 McNair Scholars Program........................14 Mediation Center.....................................14 Meteorology..........................................332 Mexican American Studies....................336 Middle East Studies...............................339 Military Science (Army ROTC)................340 MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center................14 Music and Dance..................................341 MySJSU..................................................14 Veterans Educational Benefits..................17 Residency.............................................482 W S Winter Session........................................17 Safety Report..........................................15 World Wide Web.....................................17 Schedule of Fees, 2007-2008...............475 Science Education.................................397 Marine Science......................................310 Values, Technology and Society Program...........................................438 Service Learning......................................15 Social Sciences.....................................400 Withdrawals............................................17 Y Year–by-Year.............................................6 Social Work...........................................406 Sociology..............................................411 Software Engineering.............................417 Special Session.......................................15 Step-to-College.......................................15 Student Advising Services.......................15 Student Conduct & Ethical Development.15 Student Involvement................................16 Student Organizations and Leadership....16 Student Responsibilities.........................486 You can also use Acrobat bookmarks to navigate: View > Navigation Panels > Bookmarks The San José State University Catalog 2008 – 2010 T he 2008-2010 SJSU Catalog constitutes San José State University’s document of record and answers your basic questions about SJSU, its policies and procedures, degree and program requirements, administration, student rights and responsibilities and other pertinent information. While every effort is made to ensure the correctness and timeliness of information contained in the SJSU Catalog, the university cannot guarantee its accuracy. Changes may occur, for example, in course descriptions; teaching and administrative staff; curriculum, degree, and graduation requirements; and fee information. The departmental websites referenced in this catalog may be maintained by independent operators and do not necessarily reflect approved curricula and course information. In addition, departmental advising sheets may not be the most current and accurate information. Consult the official online catalog for the most current, officially approved courses and curricula. FAQs Why is the catalog useful? If you maintain continuous enrollment at SJSU, these requirements, policies and procedures will be your road map to graduation. Of course, should you change your major or minor, you will be held to new requirements. We may also substitute new requirements for discontinued courses. Should I keep this catalog? Yes, unless you break your attendance, this catalog will be with you until you graduate. Keep the catalog as part of your personal files. How do I get admitted to SJSU? In the Policies and Procedures section at the end of this book are sections with detailed requirements for freshman, transfer and graduate admissions. Information about required courses, grade point averages and test scores are included. What if I am from a country outside of the U.S.? All information in this catalog was reviewed and approved by the respective College Dean and/or Department Chairperson. Contact the individual college, department, program, or administrative office for further information. Special instructions for international students are included in the admission information for undergraduates and graduate students. Changes in Rules and Policies See the section titled Student Rights and Responsibilities for an overview of your rights and responsibilities. Your academic requirements are outlined in the Scholastic Requirements section. S a n Students and others who use this catalog and other university publications should note that laws, rules, and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information contained in this publication. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the Legislature, rules and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, by the Chancellor or designee of the California State University, or by the President or designee of the campus. It is not possible in a publication of this size to include all of the rules, policies and other information that pertain to students, the institution, and the California State University. More current or complete information may be obtained from the appropriate department, school, or administrative office. J o s e S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y Nothing in this catalog shall be construed as, operate as, or have the effect of an abridgment or a limitation of any rights, powers, or privileges of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, the Chancellor of the California State University, or the President of the campus. The Trustees, the Chancellor, and the President are authorized by law to adopt, amend, or repeal rules and policies that apply to students. This catalog does not constitute a contract or the terms and conditions of a contract between the student and the institution or the California State University. The relationship of the student to the institution is one governed by statute, rules, and policy adopted by the Legisla...
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