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Academic Catalog 2008-2009

Academic Catalog 2008-2009


General Information

Section   Synopsis
General Purpose (inside front cover) Describes the general purpose of the catalog
General Information (pages 1 - pages 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 (pages 319 - pages 325) List of faculty and administration personnel
Financial Aid and Scholarships (pages 326 - pages 351) Loans, Employment, Scholarships, Departmental Scholarships
Index (pages 352 - pages 360) 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 (pages 230) For example, Accounting = ACCT
Course Descriptions (pages 231- pages 316) Course descriptions organized alphabetically
Common Course Numbering (pages 317 - pages 318) Facilitates the transferability of courses taken from member institutions

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Degrees and Programs - Undergraduate

 Section  Synopsis
Accounting, Economics and Finance (pages 69 - pages 73) Introduction to the College of Business.

Introduction to the Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance.

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

Specific information about the Division of Agriculture undergraduate degrees
Art, Theatre and Dance (pages 126 - pages 143) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered:
  • Applied Arts and Sciences
  • Emergency Management Administration
  • General Studies
Specific information about the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance undergraduate degrees offered:
  • Musical Theatre
  • Art
  • Theatre
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art
  • Performance
Communication (pages 144 - pages 161)

Introduction to the Department of Communication.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:

  • Speech Communication
  • Mass Communication
Communication Disorders (pages 176 - pages 177) Introduction to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered
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Education (pages 80 - pages 111) Introduction to the Department of Education.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered.
Engineering and Computer Science (pages 53 - pages 56) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering.

Specific information aobut certificate programs and undergraduate degrees offered:
English, Philosophy and Modern Languages (pages 162 - pages 164) Introduction to the Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages.

Specific information aobut certificate programs and undergraduate degrees offered.
History and Geography (pages 165 - pages 166) Introduction to the Department of History and Geography.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • Geography
  • History
Information and Decision Management (pages 74 - pages 75) Introduction to the Department of Information and Decision Management

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered.
Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences (pages 57 - pages 62) Introduction to the Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • Biology
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Geology
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
and Teacher Certificate Programs.
Management, Marketing and General Business (pages 76 - pages 79) Introduction to the Department of Management, Marketing and General Business.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
and the Cooperative Education Program.
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics (pages 63 - pages 68) Introduction to the Department of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Music (pages 139 - pages 147) Introduction to the Department of Music.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:

  •  Composition
  •  Music
  •  Music with elective studies in business
  •  Performance
  •  Music Therapy
Nursing (pages 178 - pages 183) Introduction to the Department of Nursing.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:

Nursing for:
  • Basic and Transfer Students
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
Political Science and Criminal Justice (pages 112 - pages 122)

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

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered.

Psychology, Sociology and Social Work (pages 123 - pages 125) Introduction to the College of Education and Social Sciences.

Specific information about the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work undergraduate degrees.
Sports and Exercise Sciences (pages 184 - pages 189) Introduction to the Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences.

Specific information about undergraduate degrees offered in:
  • Sports and Exercise Sciences
  • Athletic Training



Degrees and Programs - Graduate

Section   Synopsis
Graduate School (pages 190 - pages 195) Introduction to the WTAMU Graduate School
Accounting, Economics and Finance (pages 202 - pages 206) Introduction to the College of Business graduate programs and requirements.
  • M.B.A.
Specific 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 (pages 196 - pages 201) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering graduate programs and requirements.

Specific information about the Division of Agriculture graduate programs.
  • Ph.D. Agriculture
  • M.S. Agriculture
Art, Theatre and Dance (pages 215 - pages 224) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities.

Specific information about the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance graduate programs and requirements.
  • M.A. Art
  • M.F.A. Studio Art
Communication (pages 215 - pages 224) Introduction to the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities.

Specific information about graduate degrees offered.
Communication Disorders (pages 225 - pages 229) Introduction to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Specific information about graduate degrees offered.
Education (pages 207 - pages 214) 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 196 - pages 201) Introduction to the College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering.

Specific information about certificate programs and graduate degrees offered:
English, Philosophy and Modern Languages (pages 215 - pages 224) Introduction to the Department of English and Modern Language graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A. English
History and Geography (page 215 - pages 224) Introduction to the Department of History and Geography graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.A.
    • Criminal Justice Studies
    • History
    • Political Science
Information and Decision Management (pages 202 - pages 206) Introduction to the Department of Information and Decision Management graduate programs.
Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences (pages 196 - pages 201) 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 202 - pages 206) Introduction to the Department of Management, Marketing and General Business graduate programs.
Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics (pages 196 - pages 201) Introduction to the Department of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S.
    • Chemistry
    • Engineering Technology
    • Mathematics
Music (pages 215 - pages 224) 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 (pages 225 - pages 229) Introduction to the Department of Nursing graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S.N. Nursing
Political Science and Criminal Justice (pages 207 - pages 214) 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 (pages 207 - pages 214) 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 (pages 225 - pages 229) Introduction to the Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences graduate programs and requirements:
  • M.S. Sports and Exercise Sciences

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