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Unformatted text preview: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH 2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog California State University, Long Beach Catalog (USPS 702-100) May 2016, Volume 67 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90840 Telephone, 562/985-4111 TABLE OF CONTENTS CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH Welcome to the Beach The California State University........................................................ 4 A Message from the President ....................................................... 8 Degrees and Credentials Table...............................9 Course Prefixes and Definitions...........................16 Admission to CSULB Admissions Procedures and Policies............................................ 19 Impacted Programs....................................................................... 19 Application Filing Periods.............................................................. 20 Freshman Applicants..................................................................... 21 Eligibility Index............................................................................... 21 Subject Requirements................................................................... 21 Lower-Division Transfer Requirements......................................... 23 Upper-Division Transfer Requirements......................................... 23 International Student Applicants.................................................... 24 Graduate and Postbaccalaureate Procedures.............................. 25 Application to Credential Programs............................................... 26 Auditors......................................................................................... 26 Returning and Transfer Students.................................................. 26 Test Requirements........................................................................ 27 Immigration Requirements for Licensure...................................... 28 Estimated Expenses...................................................................... 29 Housing......................................................................................... 29 Fees, Financial Assistance Fees.............................................................................................. 31 Payments...................................................................................... 32 Refund of Fees.............................................................................. 32 Determination of Residency.......................................................... 33 Financial Holds ............................................................................. 36 Financial Assistance Information .................................................. 37 Financial Aid Programs ................................................................ 38 Academic Services and Campus Life Orientation and Advising............................................................... 42 Advisement Centers on Campus................................................... 42 University Honors Program........................................................... 43 Student Academic Support Services............................................. 43 Internship Programs...................................................................... 44 Learning Assistance Center.......................................................... 45 Study Abroad................................................................................. 45 Campus Services.......................................................................... 46 Student Life and Resources.......................................................... 47 Student Government..................................................................... 48 Academic Information and Regulations Frequently Asked Questions......................................................... 49 Academic Calendar....................................................................... 49 Enrolling in Classes....................................................................... 50 Registration Holds......................................................................... 50 Class Attendance.......................................................................... 50 Cheating and Plagiarism............................................................... 51 Student Unit Load.......................................................................... 54 Course Numbers........................................................................... 55 Course Credit Units....................................................................... 55 Transfer Credit............................................................................... 56 Open University/Special Session.................................................. 57 Advanced Placement Examination Credit Table............................ 57 Credit for Noncollegiate Instruction............................................... 61 Grades and Grading Procedures.................................................. 61 Assignment and Change of Grades.............................................. 64 Repetition of Courses.................................................................... 65 Grade Appeals............................................................................... 66 Scholastic Probation and Disqualification..................................... 70 Academic Appeals......................................................................... 71 Withdrawal Policy.......................................................................... 72 Educational Leave......................................................................... 72 Baccalaureate Degree Information Frequently Asked Questions......................................................... 73 General Education......................................................................... 74 Majors............................................................................................ 76 Additional Baccalaureate Degrees................................................ 78 Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)................ 78 Graduation..................................................................................... 79 Honors .......................................................................................... 80 CSULB Alumni Association........................................................... 82 Graduate Degree Information Degrees Offered............................................................................ 83 Admission...................................................................................... 84 Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)................ 85 Regulations................................................................................... 87 Advancement to Candidacy.......................................................... 89 Theses and Projects...................................................................... 90 Academic Probation and Disqualification...................................... 91 Academic Credit............................................................................ 91 Graduate Studies 700................................................................... 92 Honors........................................................................................... 92 2 • Table of Contents • 2016-2017 CSULB Catalog Colleges and Departments Accountancy.................................................................................. 93 Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling........................... 96 Africana Studies.......................................................................... 122 American Indian Studies............................................................. 126 American Studies........................................................................ 130 Anthropology............................................................................... 132 Art, School of .............................................................................. 139 Arts, College of the...................................................................... 182 Asian and Asian American Studies.............................................. 184 Asian Languages......................................................................... 195 Athletics....................................................................................... 197 Biological Sciences..................................................................... 198 Business Administration, College of............................................ 227 Chemical Engineering................................................................. 244 Chemistry and Biochemistry........................................................ 250 Chicano and Latino Studies........................................................ 265 Child Development and Family Studies...................................... 270 Chinese Studies.......................................................................... 275 Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management........................ 278 Classics....................................................................................... 292 Communication Studies.............................................................. 297 Comparative World Literature...................................................... 304 Computer Engineering and Computer Science........................... 310 Consumer Affairs......................................................................... 327 Continuing and Professional Education, College of.................... 330 Criminology, School of................................................................. 333 Dance.......................................................................................... 343 Design....................................................................................... ..355 Economics................................................................................... 362 Education, College of.................................................................. 369 Educational Leadership............................................................... 373 Electrical Engineering.................................................................. 384 Emergency Management............................................................ 398 Engineering, College of............................................................... 401 Engineering Technology Programs.............................................. 411 English......................................................................................... 421 Environmental Science and Policy.............................................. 436 Family and Consumer Sciences.................................................. 440 Fashion Merchandising and Design............................................ 447 Film and Electronic Arts............................................................... 452 Finance........................................................................................ 462 Food Science.............................................................................. 465 French........................................................................................ .468 Geography................................................................................... 474 Geological Sciences.................................................................... 486 German....................................................................................... 495 Gerontology................................................................................. 499 Global Logistics........................................................................... 504 Global Migration Studies............................................................. 506 Health and Human Services, College of..................................... 507 Health Care Administration.......................................................... 511 Health Science............................................................................ 518 History......................................................................................... 525 Hospitality Management.............................................................. 541 Human Development................................................................... 545 Information Systems.................................................................... 549 International Business................................................................. 553 International Studies.................................................................... 555 Italian........................................................................................... 560 Japanese..................................................................................... 565 Jewish Studies............................................................................ 570 Journalism and Mass Communication........................................ 571 Kinesiology.................................................................................. 576 Latin American Studies................................................................ 596 Legal Studies............................................................................... 598 Liberal Arts, College of................................................................ 599 Liberal Studies............................................................................. 603 Linguistics . ................................................................................. 611 Management and Human Resources Management.................... 619 Marketing..................................................................................... 623 Mathematics and Statistics.......................................................... 626 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering..................................... 643 Medieval and Renaissance Studies............................................ 659 Military Science........................................................................... 661 Music – The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.......................... 663 Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of . ........................ 685 Nursing, School of....................................................................... 690 Nutrition and Dietetics................................................................. 710 Ocean Studies Institute............................................................... 715 Peace Studies............................................................................. 717 Philosophy................................................................................... 718 Physical Therapy......................................................................... 725 Physics and Astronomy............................................................... 731 Political Science.......................................................................... 741 Psychology.................................................................................. 749 Public Policy and Administration ................................................ 762 Recreation and Leisure Studies.................................................. 768 Religious Studies......................................................................... 776 Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures........... 782 Russian....................................................................................... 785 Social Work, School of................................................................ 787 Science Education....................................................................... 800 Single Subject Teacher Education Program................................ 804 Sociology..................................................................................... 811 Spanish....................................................................................... 818 Speech-Language Pathology...................................................... 825 Student Recreation and Leadership............................................ 831 Teacher Education....................................................................... 832 Theatre Arts................................................................................. 852 University Courses...................................................................... 865 University Honors Program......................................................... 867 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies................................... 869 General Policies and Regulations Catalog Rights............................................................................. 874 Nondiscrimination Policy............................................................. 877 Campus Standards of Conduct................................................... 885 Policy on Sexual Assault............................................................. 887 Faculty...................................................................897 Index......................................................................928 2016-2017 CSULB Catalog • Table of Contents • 3 THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY Welcome to the California State University (CSU) – the world’s largest comprehensive higher education system in the nation with 23 unique campuses serving more than 470,000 students with 47,000 employees statewide. Each year, the University awards more than 100,000 degrees. CSU graduates now total more than 3 million strong, and are serving as leaders in the industries that drive California’s economy, including business, agriculture, entertainment, engineering, teaching, hospitality and healthcare. Learn more at . More than 50-year tradition of excellence Since 1961, the CSU has provided an affordable, accessible, and high-quality education to 3 million graduates around the state of California. While each campus is unique based on its curricular specialties, location and campus culture, every CSU is distinguished for the quality of its educational programs. All campuses are fully accredited, provide a high-quality broad liberal educational program and offer opportunities for students to engage in campus life through the Associated Students, Inc., clubs and service learning. Through leading-edge programs, superior teaching and extensive workforce training opportunities, CSU students graduate with the critical thinking skills, industry knowledge and hands-on experience necessary for employment and career advancement. Facts • CSU faculty attract nearly $540 million annually in research and education grants, and contracts by federal, state and regional agencies. • Today, one of every 20 Americans with a college degree is a CSU graduate. • One in every 10 employees in California is a CSU alumnus. • The CSU awards 43 percent of the bachelor’s degrees earned in California. • Almost half of all the nurses in the state earn their degrees from the CSU. • The CSU awards 95 percent of the hospitality/tourism degrees in the state. • Nearly half of all of the state’s engineers earn their degrees from the CSU. • The CSU is the leading provider of teacher preparation programs in the state. • The CSU offers more than 104 fully online and 69 hybrid degree programs and concentrations. • The CSU offers 3,253 online courses to provide more educational options to students who may prefer an online format to a traditional classroom setting. • The CSU’s growing online concurrent enrollment program gives students the ability to enroll in courses offered by other campuses in the CSU system. 4 • 2016-2017 CSULB Catalog • Over the past four years, the CSU has issued nearly 50,000 professional development certificates in education, health services, business and technology, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, international trade and many o...
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