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Unformatted text preview: August 2014 Catalog | University of New Orleans ABOUT ACADEMICS ADMISSIONS Prospective Students Accepted Students RESOURCES Current Students STUDENT LIFE RESEARCH Faculty & Staff ATHLETICS Parents HOME / OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR / UNIVERSITY CATALOG / AUGUST 2014 CATALOG Registrar's Office Home University Catalogs August 2014 Catalog August 2014 - 2015 Catalog Table of Contents Academic Programs Administrators Admissions Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies The Campus Campus Map College of Business Administration College of Education and Human Development College of Engineering College of Liberal Arts College of Sciences Courses of Instruction Faculty Financial Aid Glossary The Graduate School Research and Academic Centers and Institutes Student Life Tuition Fees The University University Calendar University Regulations 2000 Lakeshore Drive Faculty & Staff Email Page 1 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:18 AM] WebStar ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Alumni August 2014 Catalog | University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA 70148 888-514-4275 Student Email Moodle Academic Calendar Support UNO A—Z APPLY NOW DIRECTORY EMPLOYMENT LIBRARY UNO CALENDAR Non-Discrimination Statement Emergency Preparedness Contact UNO Copyright 2014 Page 2 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:18 AM] A Member of the UL System SACSCOC Accreditation Academic Programs | University of New Orleans ABOUT ACADEMICS Prospective Students ADMISSIONS Accepted Students RESOURCES STUDENT LIFE Current Students Faculty & Staff RESEARCH Parents HOME / OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR / UNIVERSITY CATALOG / AUGUST 2014 CATALOG / ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Registrar's Office Home University Catalogs August 2014 Catalog Academic Programs UNO offers the following degrees and major programs: Undergraduate Degrees Bachelor of Arts Majors College Anthropology Liberal Arts Art (Art History and Studio Art) Liberal Arts English Liberal Arts Film and Theatre Arts (Film Arts, Theatre Arts and Writing for Production) Liberal Arts History Liberal Arts International Studies Liberal Arts Music Studies Liberal Arts Philosophy Liberal Arts Political Science Liberal Arts Romance Languages (French and Spanish) Liberal Arts Sociology Liberal Arts Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Page 3 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:21 AM] ATHLETICS Alumni Academic Programs | University of New Orleans Bachelor of Science Majors College Accounting Business Administration Biological Sciences Sciences Business Administration Business Administration Chemistry Sciences Computer Science Sciences Earth and Environmental Science Sciences Elementary Education Education Elementary Education and Mild Moderate Disabilities - Integrated to Merged Approach Education Finance Business Administration Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration Business Administration Human Performance and Health Promotion Education Management Business Administration Marketing Business Administration Mathematics Sciences Physics Sciences Psychology Sciences Urban Studies and Planning Liberal Arts Secondary Teaching Education Graduate Degrees Master of Arts Master of Science Arts Administration Accounting English Applied Physics History Biological Sciences Political Science Chemistry Romance Language Computer Science Sociology Engineering Engineering Management Master of Arts in Teaching Earth and Environmental Sciences Curriculum and Instruction Health Care Management Special Education Hospitality and Tourism Master of Business Administration Mathematics Psychology Master of Education Tax Accounting Counselor Education Urban Studies Curriculum and Instruction Master of Science in Engineering Educational Leadership Management Special Education Master of Science in Engineering Science Page 4 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:21 AM] Academic Programs | University of New Orleans Master of Fine Arts Master of Urban and Regional Planning Creative Writing Workshop Doctor of Philosophy Film and Theater Chemistry Fine Arts Integrative Biology Master of Music in Music Counselor Education Master of Public Administration Curriculum and Instruction Educational Administration Engineering and Applied Science Financial Economics Political Science Psychology Special Education Urban Studies Pre-professional Programs UNO has programs designed to provide college training for those students interested in gaining admission to one of the professional schools. Pre-professional programs are offered in the following areas: Cardiopulmonary Science Dental Hygiene Dentistry Medical Technology Medicine Nursing Occupational Therapy Optometry Pharmacy Physical Therapy Physician's Assistant Veterinary Medicine Accreditation The University of New Orleans is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Latin America and other international sites approved by the Commission on Colleges that award associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degrees. The Commission also accepts applications from other international institutions of higher education. The mission of SACSCOC is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions. For questions about the accreditation of the University of New Orleans, to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's decennial review, or to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement, please contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Normal inquiries about the institution should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission's office. Contact Information Page 5 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:21 AM] Academic Programs | University of New Orleans Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097 Phone: 404-679-4500 2000 Lakeshore Drive New Orleans, LA 70148 888-514-4275 Faculty & Staff Email WebStar Student Email Moodle Academic Calendar Support UNO ACADEMIC PROGRAMS A—Z APPLY NOW DIRECTORY EMPLOYMENT LIBRARY UNO CALENDAR Non-Discrimination Statement Emergency Preparedness Contact UNO A Member of the UL System Copyright 2014 Page 6 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:21 AM] SACSCOC Accreditation Administrators | University of New Orleans ABOUT ACADEMICS Prospective Students ADMISSIONS Accepted Students RESOURCES STUDENT LIFE Current Students RESEARCH Faculty & Staff ATHLETICS Parents HOME / OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR / UNIVERSITY CATALOG / AUGUST 2014 CATALOG / ADMINISTRATORS Registrar's Office Home University Catalogs August 2014 Catalog Administrators UNO Administrators President Peter J. Fos , Ph.D. - Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Richard S. Hansen, Ph.D. - Vice President for Business Affairs Gregg Lassen, Ph.D. - Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Brett Kemker, Ph.D. - Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Executive Director of Graduate School Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and - Marketing Kenneth W. Sewell, Ph.D. Kevin McLin, M.F.A. - Executive Director of University Advancement Anthony Gregorio - Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Derek Morel, M.S.A.F.M. - Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance Jacob Ludwikowski, B.A. - Director of Internal Audit Elizabeth Bourgeois, B.A., CIA, CISA Academic Affairs Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Richard S. Hansen, Ph.D. - Associate Provost and SACS Liaison William R. Sharpton, Ph.D. - Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Merrill Johnson, Ph.D. - University Registrar and Director of Institutional Research Matt Moore, Ed.D. - College of Business Administration John A. Williams, Ph.D., Dean - College of Education and Human Development Darrell P. Kruger, Ph.D., Dean - College of Engineering Norman Whitley, Ph.D., Interim Dean - College of Liberal Arts Kevin L. Graves, Ph.D., Interim Dean - College of Sciences Steven Johnson, Ph.D., Dean - Earl K. Long Library Sharon Mader, Ed.D., Dean - Interdisciplinary Studies Elaine Brooks, Ph.D., Director - Institutional Effectiveness Leslie Culver, Ph.D., Program Director Page 7 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:24 AM] Alumni Administrators | University of New Orleans - Online and Non-credit Instruction Daniel Gonzalez, Ph.D., Associate Director - Honors Program Abu K. Sarwar, Ph.D., Director - International Education Alea M. Cot, M.A., Assistant Vice President - International Students and Scholars Christiana Thomas, M.A., Director Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Brett E. Kemker, Ph.D. - Business Manager LaJana Paige, M.B.A - Career Services Martha Barnes, Ed.S., Director - Counseling Services - Disability Services Amy King, M.Ed., Director - Learning Resource Center Toni Spahn, M.S., Interim Director - Student Accountability and Advocacy Amy King, M.Ed., Director - Student Health services Pamela Rault, Ph.D., Director - Student Housing Mike Brauninger, B.S., Director - Student Involvement and Leadership Dale O'Neill, M.A., Director - TRIO - Project PASS/ACCESS Brenda Brown, M.Ed., Director - TRIO - Student Support Services Nora Chapius, M.A., Director - TRIO - Upward Bound Lynette Bates, M.R.E., Director Adrian C. Péré, MSW, LCSW-BACS, Director Business Affairs Vice President for Business Affairs - Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs; Budget, Finance & Systems - Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs; Accounting & Procurement - Assistant Vice President for Human Resource Management - Accounts Payable Gregg Lassen, Ph.D. Tiffany Gilmore-Soublet, M.B.A. Michael Dauenhauer, B.S. Ranzy P. Montet, B.S. Dana Bird, B.S., C.P.A., Manager - Bursar Brett Cassell, M.B.A. - General Accounting and Financial Reporting Debra Alvarez, B.S., Manager - Materials, Management and Contracts Administrator Stephen F. Kolz, B.S., Director - Sponsored Programs Accounting David P. Muscarello, B.S., C.P.A., Director - Recreation and Intramural Sports Margaret V. Royerre, M.S., Director - University Computing and Communications - Auxiliary Services David Dupree, M.Ed., Interim Chief Information Officer Patrick Linn, B.S., Director Page 8 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:24 AM] Administrators | University of New Orleans Research and Sponsored Programs Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Executive Director of Graduate School - Executive Director Kenneth W. Sewell, Ph.D. Carol T. Lunn, M.B.A. Training Resources and Assistive Technology Center (TRAC) TRAC Naomi Moore, M.U.R.P., Interim Director Office of Technology Management and Commercialization (OTMC) OTMC James L. Endler, Facility Security Officer Communications, Marketing and Public Relations Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Kevin McLin, M.F.A. Marketing - Assistant Vice President for Communications, Marketing Janene Tate and Public Relations - Public Relations and Communications Patricia Murret, Assistant Director - Marketing Sarah Bergez, Director - Public Relations and University Spokesperson Adam Norris, B.A., M.S., Director 2000 Lakeshore Drive New Orleans, LA 70148 888-514-4275 Faculty & Staff Email WebStar Student Email Moodle Academic Calendar Support UNO ACADEMIC PROGRAMS A—Z APPLY NOW DIRECTORY EMPLOYMENT LIBRARY UNO CALENDAR Non-Discrimination Statement Emergency Preparedness Contact UNO Copyright 2014 Page 9 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:24 AM] A Member of the UL System SACSCOC Accreditation Admissions | University of New Orleans ABOUT ACADEMICS Prospective Students ADMISSIONS Accepted Students RESOURCES Current Students STUDENT LIFE RESEARCH Faculty & Staff ATHLETICS Parents Alumni HOME / OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR / UNIVERSITY CATALOG / AUGUST 2014 CATALOG / ADMISSIONS Registrar's Office Home University Catalogs August 2014 Catalog Admissions Admission to the University and to all its programs and operations is open to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, handicap, veterans' status, or national origin who meet the admission requirements and qualifications of the University. The University requires a non-refundable $20 application fee of all applicants. The fee is payable when the application is submitted to the Office of Admissions. Application deadlines for each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer) are published on the Important Dates Calendar maintained by the University Registrar's Office. Applicants should refer to this calendar for applicable dates. For information and application forms, contact the Enrollment Services, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148; or access the University on the World Wide Web at . Undergraduate Admissions Categories of Admission and Procedures High School Early Start Admission High School Early Start Outstanding high school students may be admitted to the University while still enrolled in high school, if they meet University admission requirements. Dual Enrollment Immediately following the freshman year in high school, students may be enrolled in University courses that carry corresponding levels of high school credit during the Summer, Fall, or Spring terms, if they meet first year GPA and test score admission requirements. Students may enroll in up to seven hours in the Summer term and nine hours in Fall or Spring terms. Dual Enrollment students receive a reduced rate of tuition. Students interested in participating in this program should contact their high school counselor to determine eligibility and ensure any credits earned at UNO will count for credit at their high school. All university deadlines and requirements are applicable. Early Enrollment for High School Students Students having the approval of their high school principal may "skip'' their senior year of high school and enroll as full-time students at the University. These students may be eligible to receive their high school diploma from their home high school after successfully completing 24 University semester hours of credit. To be admitted as an Early Enrollment Full-Time Enrollment Student, a prospective student: 1. must have completed the junior year of high school, 2. must be recommended for Early Admission by the high school principal, 3. must have earned a 2.5 average on all high school grades, and Page 10 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:28 AM] Admissions | University of New Orleans 4. must have earned a minimum admission scores for the ACT or PLAN (18 English, 19 Math), SAT or PSAT (450 English, 460 Math) or COMPASS (74 English, 46 Math) tests. Freshman Admission Students who graduate from state-approved high schools must complete the Louisiana Board of Regents Core Curriculum (See Core Curriculum listed below) and require no developmental/remedial courses (ACT of 18 or higher or SAT score of 450 or higher on English, ACT of 19 or higher or SAT score of 460 or higher on Mathematics is non-remedial) AND one of the following: ACT composite score of 23 or greater (SAT I Math + Critical Reading combined score of 1060 or greater) OR High school cumulative CORE GPA of 2.5 or greater Out-of-State and Homeschooled students who do not meet the core curriculum must satisfy all items in the above or have a composite ACT score of 26 or greater (SAT I Math + Critical Reading combined score of 1170 or greater) and require no developmental/remedial courses. Adult Freshmen age 25 and over who are graduates of state approved high schools (or have received their GED) must also show the need for non-developmental coursework as demonstrated by the appropriate testing requirements. Louisiana Board of Regents Core 4 Curriculum (Requirements for High School Applicants) Units Course English (4 units) 1 English I 1 English II 1 English III 1 English IV Math (4 units) 1 Algebra I or Applied Algebra I or Algebra I-Pt. 2 1 Geometry or Applied Geometry 1 Algebra II Financial Math or Math Essentials or Advanced: 1 Pre-Calculus or Advanced: Functions & Statistics or Pre-Calculus or Calculus or Probability and Statistics or Discrete Math or approved electives Science (4 units) 1 Biology 1 Chemistry 2 Physical Science or Integrated Science or Physics I or Physics II or Physics of Technology I or Physics of Technology II or Aerospace Science or Biology II or Chemistry II or Earth Science or Environmental Science or Agriscience II or Anatomy and Physiology or approved elective (including approved IBC-related course) Social Science (4 units) 1 Civics or AP American Government + Free Enterprise (1/2 unit each) 1 American History Page 11 of 865 [8/21/2014 9:35:28 AM] Admissions | University of New Orleans 1 World History or World Geography or Western Civilization or AP European History 1 World History or World Geography or Western Civilization or AP European History or Law Studies or Psychology or Sociology or Civics (second semester, 1/2 unit) or African American Studies or approved IBC-related course (Religion I, II, III, IV for non-public schools) Foreign Language (2 units) 2 2 units from same language or 2 Speech courses Arts (1 unit) 1 Fine Arts Survey or 1 unit: Art or Dance or Music or Theatre Arts or Applied Arts or approved IBC-related course 19 Total Core Curriculum Units NOTE: Other courses may be acceptable as substitutes for courses in the core curriculum. Contact LOSFA at for more information on acceptable substitute courses. All freshman applicants should submit their applications as early as possible in their senior year. Applicants who meet admission requirements will be admitted conditionally as soon as possible after receipt of the application, official test scores, and official high school transcripts. UNO will retrieve transcripts for Louisiana high school graduates from the Louisiana State Transcript System (STS) if available. An official transcript certifying courses, grades and graduation from high school is required before the student can be fully admitted. Transcripts must be mailed directly from the high school to the UNO Office of Admissions in order to be considered official; ACT/SAT I scores must be sent directly to UNO from the American College Testing Program/Educational Testing Services. Advanced Standing Examinations Students of superior ability and preparation and students who have already obtained a fundamental knowledge of subjects offered by the University may be permitted to take departmental advanced standing examinations in specific courses, which, if passed satisfactorily, will enable the student to receive degree credit. The Advanced Placement tests of the College Board, International Baccalaureate exams taken at the Higher Level, the subject examinations of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Dantes, UXCEL, and military coursework also may be used as a basis for allowing advanced standing credit. Details on advanced standing are outlined in the chapter entitled University Regulations. Please note that advanced standing credit earned may not be used for the last 30 hours of degree requirements. Transfer Admissions Those applicants who are now or have been in college should submit applications as early as possible in the semester preceding the date that admission is desired. Eligibility for admission cannot be determined until the application and complete official transcripts from each college and university attended have been received. Applicants should refer to the Important Dates Calendar on the University Registrar's website for application deadlines...
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