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Table of Contents
I. General Information
II. Undergraduate Admissions
III. Financial Information
IV. Student Life Services and Programs
V. Undergraduate Academic Regulations
VI. Undergraduate Programs
VII. Description of Courses
 
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I. General Information

University of the Incarnate Word 12
Mission of the University of the Incarnate Word 12
The Campus 13
San Antonio 13
Accreditation 14
Academic Programs and Services 15
Degrees and Major Programs 15
Affiliations 16
J.E. and L.E. Mabee Library 16
Office of Technology Training 18
ThinkPad University Program 18
Cooperative Programs/Inter-Institutional Enrollment 19
United Colleges of San Antonio 19
Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) 19
The Brainpower Connection 19
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs 20


II. Undergraduate Admissions

Admission of First-Time Freshmen 22
Admission of Transfer Students 23
Transfer of University Work 23
Advanced Placement and Advanced Credit 27
Admission to the Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCaP) 27
Joint Admissions Agreement with Alamo Community College District (ACCD) 27
Admission of Veterans 27
Admission of Military Personnel 27
Admission of International Students 28
English as a Second Language 29
Admission of Exchange Students 29
Early Admission for High School Students 30
Admission for Home Schooled Students 30
Senior Connection 30
Admission of Non-Degree Seeking Students 31
Admission of Post-Baccalaureate/Post-Master’s Students 31
Re-Admission to the University 31
Admission of Graduate Students 32
Appeal of an Admissions Denial 32
Permission to Audit 32
Immunization Requirements 32


III. Financial Information

Tuition and Financial Regulations 34
Tuition 34
Housing 34
Residence Halls and Dining Service 34
Tuition Discounts 35
Payments 36
Payment Policy 37
Account Statements and Disputes 37
Returned Items/Insufficient Funds 38
Student Health Insurance 38
Parking 38
Important Notes About Financial Aid Policies and Billing Practices 39
Withdrawals and Refunds 40
Appeals to Refund Policy 41
Funds Not Yet Received at the Time of Withdrawal 41
Financial Assistance 41
Types of Assistance Available 42
Satisfactory Academic Progress 42
Review Policy 44
Financial Aid Termination 45
Conditions for Reinstatement 45
Veteran's Benefits 46
Certification Procedures 46
Standards of Progress for Receipt of Veteran's Benefits 46


IV. Student Life Services and Programs

Student Identification Cards 48
Learning Assistance Center 48
Campus Ministry 49
The Counseling Service 49
Support Services for Students with Disabilities 49
Health Services 49
Office of Career, Education and Services 50
Student Housing 50
The Student Center and Leadership Activities 51
Food Service 51
Intercollegiate Athletics 51
Intramural Activities 52
Student Conduct 52


V. Undergraduate Academic Regulations

Credit by Examination, Certification, or Correspondence Policies 54
A. Challenge Examinations 55
B. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) 55
C. Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) 56
D. Professional Certification Credits 58
E. University Board Advanced Placement Program 58
Degree Requirements 59
A. Institutional Requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree 59
B. Core Curriculum 60
C. Degree Plans 62
D. Major 62
E. Minor, Interdisciplinary Concentration, or Specialization 63
F. Second Major 63
G. Second Baccalaureate Degree 63
Enrollment and Attendance Policies 64
A. Academic Advising 64
B. Academic Load 64
C. Academic Placement Testing Requirements 65
D. Academic Overload 65
E. Attendance 66
F. Satisfactory Academic Progress 66
G. Auditing 67
H. Correspondence Work 67
I. Independent Study Work 68
J. Inter-Institutional Work 68
K. Schedule Adjustment 69
L. Study Abroad Enrollment 70
M. Study at Another Institution 71
Grades and Academic History Policies 71
A. Academic Integrity Policy 71
B. Classification of Students 75
C. Dean's List 75
D. Honor Societies 76
E. System of Grading 76
F. Honor Points 77
G. Probation and Suspension Policy 77
H. Repeat Policy 79
Graduation Policies 79
A. Undergraduate Bulletin for Graduation 79
B. Graduation Completion Policies 80
C. Graduation Honors 81
D. Participation in Commencement Ceremonies 81
Student Records and Student Privacy 82
A. Student Records Fee 82
B. Student Records 82
C. Review of the Educational Record 82
D. Educational Records on Campus 82
E. Amendment of the Educational Record 83
F. Directory Information and Student Confidentiality 83
G. Transcripts 84


VI. Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Core Curriculum 87
Rhetoric: 6 semester hours 87
Wellness Development: 3 semester hours 87
Philosophy: 3 semester hours 87
Religion: 3 semester hours 87
Religious Studies in the Core Curriculum 87
Religion or Philosophy: 3 semester hours 88
Literature: 3 semester hours 88
Fine Arts: 3 semester hours 88
Mathematics: 3 semester hours 88
Natural Sciences: 4 semester hours 88
History: 3 semester hours 88
Social Science: 3 semester hours 88
Foreign Language: 6 semester hours 88
Elective Selections: 9-10 semester hours 88
Computer Literary 89
Community Service 89
Learning Communities 89
Academic Literacy 89
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences 90
Anthropology (ANTH) 90
Art (ARTS) and Art History (ARTH) 90
Cultural Studies (CLST) 92
Dance (DANC) 95
English (ENGL) 96
History (HIST) 99
Music (MUSI) 100
Music Industry Studies (MUST) 100
Music Therapy (MUTH) 100
Native America Studies (NAS) 106
Philosophy (PHIL) 108
Political Science (POLS) 110
Psychology (PSYC) 113
Psychology of Organizations and Development (PSOD) 115
Religious Studies (RELS) 116
Sociology (SOCI) 120
Spanish (SPAN) and Other Foreign Languages 123
Speech Communication (SPCH) 124
Theatre Arts (THAR) 125
H-E-B School of Business Administration 128
Business Administration 128
Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) 128
Accounting (ACCT) 130
Banking and Finance (BFIN) 131
Information Systems (BINF) 132
International Business (BINT) 133
Management (BMGT) 133
Marketing (BMKT) 134
Merchandising Management 135
Sport Management (SMHP) 135
Bachelor of Arts 136
Applied Administration 136
Organizational Administration 137
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) 138
Dreeben School of Education 140
Education (EDUC) 140
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) 141
Secondary Certification 141
All Level Teaching (ALVT) 142
Admission to Teacher Education 143
Admission to the Teacher Apprenticeship Program 145
Internship 147
Application and Approval for State Certification 148
General Education Core for Interdisciplinary Studies 148
Interdisciplinary Major 149
Interdisciplinary Studies Specialization 149
Pre-Professional Requirements 150
Professional Development Sequence 150
General Education Core for All-Level Certification 150
Pre-Professional Requirements 151
Professional Development Sequence 151
All Level Specializations 152
Art 152
Music All Level 153
Physical Education 153
Bachelor of Arts in Child Studies 154
Division of Extended Academic Programs 156
Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCaP) 156
Universe Online 156
School of Interactive Media and Design 158
Communication Arts (COMM) 158
Computer Graphic Arts (CART) 161
Computer Information Systems (CIS) 163
Juren Sullivan Center for Fashion Management 164
Fashion Management (FMGT) 164
Interior Environmental Design (INTD) 168
School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering 170
Biology (BIOL) 170
Chemistry (CHEM) 172
Earth Science (EASC) 175
Engineering (ENGR) 175
Environmental Science (ENSC) 177
Geology (GEOL) 179
Mathematics (MATH) 179
Nutrition (NUTR) 180
Physics (PHYS) 182
School of Nursing and Health Professions 182
Department of Human Performance 182
Athletic Training (PEHP) 183
Physical Education (PEHP) 187
Sport Management (SMHP) 191
Nuclear Medicine Science (NMED) 191
Nursing (NURS) 195


VII. Course Descriptions

Course Numbers 203
Alphabetical Listings by Discipline 204
Academic Literacy 204
Anthropology 204
Art 206
Art History 209
Biology 211
Accounting 213
Banking and Finance 215
Business Law 216
Economics 216
Information Systems 217
International Business 219
Management 220
Marketing 222
Chemistry 223
Communication Arts 225
Computer Graphic Arts 230
Computer Information Systems 232
Computer Literacy 234
Cultural Studies 236
Dance 237
Dimensions of Wellness 240
Education 241
Engineering 246
English 247
Environmental Science 250
Fashion Management 252
Fashion Merchandising 253
Foreign Languages 254
Geography 254
Geology 255
History 256
Interior Environmental Design 258
Mathematics 260
Music 263
Music and Ensemble 264
Music Industry Studies 269
Music Therapy 269
Nuclear Medicine Science 271
Nursing 272
Nutrition 275
Philosophy 277
Physical Education 279
Physics 283
Political Science 284
Psychology 287
Psychology of Organizations and Development 289
Religious Studies 290
Sociology 293
Spanish 295
Speech Communication 298
Sport Management 299
Theatre Arts 299


VIII. University Directory

Board of Trustees 304
Development Board 307
Administration 308
Faculty 312
Incarnate Word High School 325
St. Anthony Catholic High School 325