2008-09 CATALOG

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

2008-2009 Catalog

Vol. XLVI, No. 1

Summer, 2008

 

PHONE NUMBERS (Campus Switchboard) ........ (910) 521-6000

Academic Records and Transcripts.......................................... 521‑6788

Admissions............................................................................. 521‑6262

Bookstore .............................................................................. 521‑6222

Career Center........................................................................ 521‑6270

Center for Academic Excellence............................................. 521-6625

College of Arts and Sciences................................................... 521-6198

Continuing Education and Distance Education........................... 521‑6367

Counseling and Testing Center ................................................ 521‑6202

Financial Aid (Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Work‑Study) .......... 521‑6255

Graduate Programs in Public Administration........................... 521‑6637

Graduate Programs in Education†† ........................................... 521-6221

Graduate Programs in School and Service Agency Counseling .. 521‑6240

Housing and Residence Life.................................................... 775-4253

Police and Public Safety ......................................................... 521‑6235

Registration ........................................................................... 521‑6298

School of Business.................................................................. 521-6214

School of Education ............................................................... 521-6221

School of Graduate Studies ..................................................... 521-6271

Student Affairs....................................................................... 521-6226

Student Life ........................................................................... 521‑6207

Summer School....................................................................... 521‑6224

Tuition, Fees, and Student Accounts......................................... 521‑6329

University Center ................................................................... 521‑6584

University Computing ............................................................. 521‑6260

 

For additional phone numbers and Web addresses, visit www.uncp.edu/

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

P.O. Box 1510

Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

910-521-6000

1-800-949-UNCP (8627)

Web: www.uncp.edu

 

This catalog provides the basic information you will need about the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. It includes our history and current goals, admissions standards and requirements, tuition and other costs, sources of financial aid, and rules and regulations that govern student life. This catalog also describes our student organizations and other activities on the campus, lists courses and programs by department, and contains the name, rank, and educational background of each full-time faculty member.

UNC Pembroke is one of sixteen universities in North Carolina that comprise the University of North Carolina.UNCP has a thirteen‑member Board of Trustees and, like the other institutions of The University of North Carolina, is subject to the governing regulations of The Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina.

UNC Pembroke supports the protections available to members of its community under all applicable Federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 799A and 845 of the Public Health Service Act, the Equal Pay and Age Discrimination Acts, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Executive Order 11246.

UNC Pembroke is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability or because of the individualís honorable service in the Armed Services of the United States. Moreover, UNCP is open to people of all races and actively seeks to promote diversity by recruiting and enrolling American Indian, Black, Asian, and Hispanic students.

UNC Pembroke reserves the right to change without notice any fee, provision, offering, or requirement in this catalog, and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met the requirements for admission or graduation.

 

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4501) to award Baccalaureate and Masterís level degrees.

UNC Pembroke is also accredited by or is a member of:

†† The North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities

†† The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

†† The National Association of Schools of Music

†† The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

†† The American Council on Education

†† The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission

†† The North Carolina State Board of Education

†† The American Association of State Colleges and Universities

†† The Council on Social Work Education

†† The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

†† The American Chemical Society

†† The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

†† The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

 

This Catalog was prepared by the UNC Pembroke Offices of Academic Affairs and University and Community Relations: Sara Oswald, Editor.Pages were prepared using Adobe InDesign CS2.Text is set in Adobe Garamond Pro, headings in Myriad Pro.Photographs by Bobby Ayers.

6,000 copies of the print version of this catalog were produced by the UNC Pembroke Office of University and Community Relations at an approximate cost of $3.45 per copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke: General Information

Mission Statement, History of the University, Campus....................................................... 5†††††††††

Academic Calendar........................................................................................................ 9

Academic Services and Facilities................................................................................... 11

Undergraduate Academic Programs

Baccalaureate Degrees................................................................................................. 20

Freshman Seminar........................................................................................................ 23

General Education Program........................................................................................... 24

Esther G. Maynor Honors College................................................................................. 32

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program................................................................. 35

Teacher Education Programs......................................................................................... 46

Special and Interdisciplinary Programs........................................................................... 47

Health Professions Programs......................................................................................... 53

Academic Policies

Requirements for Graduation......................................................................................... 55

Academic Procedures and Policies................................................................................ 57

Undergraduate Admissions .............................................................................................. 70

Finances for Undergraduate Programs

Expenses...................................................................................................................... 79

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Awards, Grants, and Loans.................................................. 84

Policy on Financial Aid Eligibility.................................................................................... 87

Student Affairs and Student Services

Room and Board........................................................................................................... 90

Student Services and Policies......................................................................................... 91

Student Activities and Organizations............................................................................. 104

College of Arts and Sciences .......................................................................................... 109

American Indian Studies ............................................................................................. 110

Art ............................................................................................................................ 114

Biology ...................................................................................................................... 123

Chemistry and Physics................................................................................................ 135

English and Theatre..................................................................................................... 146

Foreign Languages...................................................................................................... 162

Geology and Geography............................................................................................... 168

History....................................................................................................................... 174

Mass Communication.................................................................................................. 186

Mathematics and Computer Science............................................................................. 193

Music......................................................................................................................... 206

Nursing...................................................................................................................... 221

Philosophy and Religion............................................................................................... 229

Political Science and Public Administration................................................................... 237

Psychology and Counseling.......................................................................................... 245

Social Work................................................................................................................ 250

Sociology and Criminal Justice .................................................................................... 256

School of Business......................................................................................................... 269

Accounting and Information Technology....................................................................... 270

Economics, Finance, and Decision Sciences.................................................................. 274

Management, Marketing, and International Business ..................................................... 280

Entrepreneurship Programs ......................................................................................... 285

School of Education ......................................................................................................... 287

Teacher Education Program........................................................................................ 288

Professional Education Programs Department............................................................... 324

Professional Studies, Middle Grades, and M.A.T. Department....................................... 336

Professional Leadership Department............................................................................ 337

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department................................................ 338

Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC).......................................................................... 354

Military Science (Army ROTC)................................................................................... 357

School of Graduate Studies.............................................................................................. 360

Program Offerings, Admissions, Procedures and Policies, Expenses............................... 361

Business Administration (M.B.A.)................................................................................ 371

Public Administration (M.P.A.).................................................................................... 378

School Administration (M.S.A.)................................................................................... 388

Service Agency Counseling (M.A.).............................................................................. 391

Social Work (M.S.W.)................................................................................................. 396

Education and School Counseling (M.A.Ed.)................................................................. 401

Art Education (M.A.).................................................................................................. 417

English Education (M.A.)............................................................................................ 421

Mathematics Education (M.A.).................................................................................... 427

Music Education (M.A.).............................................................................................. 432

Physical Education (M.A.)........................................................................................... 436

Science Education (M.A.)........................................................................................... 440

Social Studies Education (M.A.)................................................................................... 447

Teaching (M.A.T.)...................................................................................................... 452

Appendix A:

††††††††††††††† The University of North Carolina: History and Leadership..................................... 459

UNC Pembroke Officers and Administrators........................................................ 462

UNC Pembroke Faculty...................................................................................... 466

Appendix B:

††††††††††††††† Scholarships........................................................................................................ 491

Title II Report..................................................................................................... 531

Index ............................................................................................................................... 532

Campus Map ................................................................................................................... 536

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