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Academic Catalog 2010-2011

Academic Catalog 2010-2011

General Information

Section   Synopsis
General Purpose (inside front cover) Describes the general purpose of the catalog
General Information (page 1-44) Academic Calendar, WTAMU at a Glance, Admissions, Fees, Expenses, and Financial Aid, University Housing and Meals, Campus Life, Student Services and Support, Policies and Procedures, Degree and Program Offerings, Honors Program, University Core Curriculum, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees
Administration and Faculty (page 324-331) List of faculty and administration personnel
Financial Aid and Scholarships (page 332-358) Loans, Employment, Scholarships, Departmental Scholarships
Index (page 359-368) Reference terms by page number. Catalog pages are listed in order in the far right column of this page.
Campus Map (inside back cover)  Map of campus

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Academic Course Listings

 Section  Synopsis
Academic Courses and Abbreviations (page 234) For example, Accounting = ACCT
Course Descriptions (page 235-321) Course descriptions organized alphabetically
Common Course Numbering (page 322-323) Transferability of courses taken from other institutions

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Degrees and Programs - Undergraduate

 Section  Synopsis
Accounting, Economics and Finance (page 70-74) Introduction to the College of Business.

Introduction to the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance.

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Finance
and other College of Business programs.
Agriculture (page 45-52) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering

Information about the Division of Agriculture undergraduate degrees
Art, Theatre and Dance (page 132-151) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • Applied Arts and Sciences
  • Emergency Management Administration
  • General Studies
Information about the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance undergraduate degrees:
  • Musical Theatre
  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art
  • Performance
Communication (page 152-165)

Introduction to the Department of Communication

Information about undergraduate degrees:

  • Communication Studies
  • Mass Communication
Communication Disorders (page 180-181) Introduction to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Information about undergraduate degrees
Education (page 81-110) Introduction to the Department of Education

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered.
Engineering and Computer Science (page 53-57) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering

Information about certificate programs and undergraduate degrees
English, Philosophy and Modern Languages (page 166-168) Introduction to the Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages

Information about certificate programs and undergraduate degrees
History (page 169-170) Introduction to the Department of History

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • History
Computer Information and Decision Management (page 75-76) Introduction to the Department of Computer Information and Decision Management

Information about undergraduate degrees offered
Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences (page 58-63) Introduction to the Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • Biology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Geology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  •  
    Teacher Certificate Programs
Management, Marketing and General Business (page 77-80) Introduction to the Department of Management, Marketing and General Business

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
and the Cooperative Education Program
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics (page 64-69) Introduction to the Department of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Music (page 171-179) Introduction to the Department of Music

Information about undergraduate degrees:

  •  Composition
  •  Music
  •  Music with elective studies in business
  •  Performance
  •  Music Therapy
Nursing (page 182-188) Introduction to the Department of Nursing

Information about undergraduate degrees:

Nursing:
  • Basic and Transfer Students
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
Political Science and Criminal Justice (page 111-128)

Introduction to the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice undergraduate programs and requirements

Information about undergraduate degrees offered

Psychology, Sociology and Social Work (page 129-131) Introduction to the College of Education and Social Sciences

Information about the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work undergraduate degrees
Sports and Exercise Sciences (page 189-197) Introduction to the Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences

Information about undergraduate degrees:
  • Sports and Exercise Sciences
  • Athletic Training



Degrees and Programs - Graduate

Section   Synopsis
Graduate School (page 198-203) Introduction to the WTAMU Graduate School
Accounting, Economics and Finance (page 210-214) Introduction to the College of Business graduate programs and requirements
  • M.B.A.
Information about the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance graduate programs and requirements
  • M.P.A. Accounting
  • B.B.A. Accounting
  • M.S. Finance and Economics
Agriculture (page 204-209) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering graduate programs and requirements

Information about the Division of Agriculture graduate programs
  • Ph.D. Agriculture
  • M.S. Agriculture
Art, Theatre and Dance (page 223-229) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Information about the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance graduate programs and requirements
  • M.A. Art
  • M.F.A. Studio Art
Communication (page 223-229) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Information about graduate degrees offered
Communication Disorders (page 230-233) Introduction to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Information about graduate degrees offered
Education (page 215-222) Introduction to the Division of Education certificates
  • Professional certificate progams
  • Other programs
  • Supplemental certificates
  • Alternative Teacher Certification
and graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.Ed.
    • Education Curriculum and Instruction
    • Administration
    • Counseling
    • Special Education
    • Reading Education
    • Educational Diagnostician
    • Instructional Design and Technology
  • M.A. Counseling
Engineering and Computer Science (page 204-209) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering

Information about certificate programs and graduate degrees
English, Philosophy and Modern Languages (page 223-229) Introduction to the Department of English and Modern Language graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A. English
History (page 223-229) Introduction to the Department of History graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A.
    • Criminal Justice Studies
    • History
    • Political Science
Computer Information and Decision Management (page 210-214) Introduction to the Department of Computer Information and Decision Management graduate programs
Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences (page 204-209) Introduction to the Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S.
    • Biology
    • Environmental Sciences
Management, Marketing and General Business (page 210-214) Introduction to the Department of Management, Marketing and General Business graduate programs
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics (page 204-209) Introduction to the Department of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S.
    • Chemistry
    • Engineering Technology
    • Mathematics
Music (page 223-229) Introduction to the Department of Music graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A. Music
  • M.M. Performance
and the Harrington Certificate in String Quartet Performance
Nursing (page 230-233) Introduction to the Department of Nursing graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S.N. Nursing
Political Science and Criminal Justice (page 215-222) Introduction to the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A.
    • Criminal Justice Studies
    • Political Science
Psychology, Sociology and Social Work (page 215-222) Introduction to the College of Education and Social Sciences

Specific information about the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A. Psychology
Sports and Exercise Sciences (page 230-233) Introduction to the Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S. Sports and Exercise Sciences

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