2012-13 CATALOG

125th Anniversary LogoTHE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

2012-2013 Catalog

Vol. XLX, No. 1

Summer, 2012

 

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

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

Distance Education.............................................................. 521‑6367

Division of Information Technology ...................................... 521‑6260

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

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

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

Graduate Program in 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

 

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, sexual orientation, 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 Communications and Marketing: Sara Oswald, Editor.  Pages were prepared using Adobe InDesign CS5.  Text is set in Adobe Garamond Pro, headings in Myriad Pro. 

550 copies of the print version of this catalog were produced by the UNC Pembroke Office of University Communications and Marketing.

 

 

 

 

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

The Writing Intensive Program.................................................................................... 32

Esther G. Maynor Honors College................................................................................ 34

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program............................................................. 37

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

Special and Interdisciplinary Programs....................................................................... 46

Health Professions Programs...................................................................................... 55

Academic Policies

Requirements for Graduation..................................................................................... 56

Academic Procedures and Policies.............................................................................. 58

Undergraduate Admissions ................................................................................................. 71

Finances for Undergraduate Programs

Expenses..................................................................................................................... 80

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Awards, Grants, and Loans.............................................. 86

Policy on Financial Aid Eligibility.................................................................................. 89

Student Affairs

Student Affairs Department........................................................................................ 92

Student Life................................................................................................................. 97

Student Services......................................................................................................... 98

Student Rights and Responsibilities.......................................................................... 100

College of Arts and Sciences .............................................................................................. 115

American Indian Studies ........................................................................................... 116

Art ............................................................................................................................ 120

Biology ..................................................................................................................... 131

Chemistry and Physics.............................................................................................. 142

English and Theatre................................................................................................... 153

Foreign Languages.................................................................................................... 170

Geology and Geography............................................................................................ 176

History...................................................................................................................... 182

Mass Communication............................................................................................... 194

Mathematics and Computer Science......................................................................... 201

Music........................................................................................................................ 215

Nursing..................................................................................................................... 231

Philosophy and Religion............................................................................................ 239

Political Science........................................................................................................ 248

Psychology................................................................................................................ 255

Public Administration............................................................................................... 260

Social Work............................................................................................................... 263

Sociology and Criminal Justice .................................................................................. 269

School of Business  ............................................................................................................ 283

Accounting and Information Technology.................................................................... 284

Economics, Finance, and Decision Sciences.............................................................. 288

Management, Marketing, and International Business .............................................. 296

Entrepreneurship Programs ..................................................................................... 302

School of Education ........................................................................................................... 304

Teacher Education Program...................................................................................... 305

Elementary Education............................................................................................... 340

Educational Specialties............................................................................................. 344

Professional Pedagogy and Research........................................................................ 354

School Administration and Counseling...................................................................... 359

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.............................................................. 360

Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)........................................................................... 376

Military Science (Army ROTC)..................................................................................... 379

School of Graduate Studies................................................................................................ 382

Program Offerings, Admissions, Procedures and Policies, Expenses.......................... 383

Art Education (M.A.)................................................................................................... 397

English Education (M.A.)............................................................................................ 401

Mathematics Education (M.A.).................................................................................. 408

Music Education (M.A.).............................................................................................. 413

Physical Education (M.A.).......................................................................................... 418

Science Education (M.A.)........................................................................................... 421

Social Studies Education (M.A.).................................................................................. 427

Education and Counseling (M.A.Ed.)........................................................................... 432

Teaching (M.A.T.)....................................................................................................... 455

Business Administration (M.B.A.).............................................................................. 464

Public Administration (M.P.A.)................................................................................... 471

School Administration (M.S.A.).................................................................................. 481

Social Work (M.S.W.)................................................................................................. 484

Appendix A:

                        The University of North Carolina: History and Leadership.................................. 490

UNC Pembroke Officers and Administrators...................................................... 493

UNC Pembroke Faculty...................................................................................... 497

Appendix B:

                        Scholarships..................................................................................................... 522

Index ................................................................................................................................ 570

Campus Map ..................................................................................................................... 573 

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