2013-14 CATALOG

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

2013-2014 Catalog

Vol. LI, No. 1

Summer, 2013

 

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.

 

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 Psychological Services ................................ 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

 

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 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masterís degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

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

    The American Association of Colleges and Universities

    The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

    The American Association of State Colleges and Universities

    The American Chemical Society*

    The American Council on Education

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business*

    The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education*

    The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education*

    The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs *

    The Council on Social Work Education*

     National Association of Schools of Art and Design*

    The National Association of Schools of Music*

    The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

    The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation*†††††††

    The North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities

 

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. 

2,550 copies of the print version of this catalog were produced by the UNC Pembroke Office of University Communications and Marketing at an approximate cost of $6.17 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............................................................................................... 21

Academic Enrichment Courses.................................................................................... 24

General Education Program........................................................................................ 26

The Writing Intensive Program.................................................................................... 34

Esther G. Maynor Honors College................................................................................ 37

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program............................................................. 40

Teacher Education Programs....................................................................................... 49

Special and Interdisciplinary Programs....................................................................... 50

Health Professions Programs...................................................................................... 58

Academic Policies

Requirements for Graduation..................................................................................... 59

Academic Procedures and Policies.............................................................................. 61

Undergraduate Admissions ................................................................................................. 74

Finances for Undergraduate Programs

Expenses..................................................................................................................... 83

Financial Aid, Scholarships, Awards, Grants, and Loans.............................................. 89

Policy on Financial Aid Eligibility.................................................................................. 92

Student Affairs

Student Affairs Department........................................................................................ 95

Student Life................................................................................................................. 100

Student Services......................................................................................................... 101

Student Rights and Responsibilities.......................................................................... 103

College of Arts and Sciences .............................................................................................. 117

American Indian Studies ........................................................................................... 118

Art ............................................................................................................................ 122

Biology ..................................................................................................................... 133

Chemistry and Physics.............................................................................................. 145

English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages................................................................. 156

Geology and Geography............................................................................................ 179

History...................................................................................................................... 186

Mass Communication............................................................................................... 198

Mathematics and Computer Science......................................................................... 205

Music........................................................................................................................ 219

Nursing..................................................................................................................... 235

Philosophy and Religion............................................................................................ 244

Political Science and Public Administration .............................................................. 253

Psychology................................................................................................................ 262

Social Work............................................................................................................... 267

Sociology and Criminal Justice .................................................................................. 273

School of Business  ............................................................................................................ 287

Accounting and Information Technology.................................................................... 289

Economics, Finance, and Decision Sciences.............................................................. 293

Management, Marketing, and International Business .............................................. 301

Entrepreneurship Programs ..................................................................................... 308

School of Education ........................................................................................................... 310

Teacher Education Program...................................................................................... 311

Elementary Education............................................................................................... 346

Educational Specialties............................................................................................. 350

Professional Pedagogy and Research........................................................................ 361

School Administration and Counseling...................................................................... 367

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.............................................................. 368

Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)........................................................................... 384

Military Science (Army ROTC)..................................................................................... 387

School of Graduate Studies................................................................................................ 390

Program Offerings, Admissions, Procedures and Policies, Expenses.......................... 391

Art Education (M.A.)................................................................................................... 406

English Education (M.A.)............................................................................................ 409

Mathematics Education (M.A.).................................................................................. 416

Music Education (M.A.).............................................................................................. 421

Physical Education (M.A.).......................................................................................... 426

Science Education (M.A.)........................................................................................... 429

Social Studies Education (M.A.).................................................................................. 436

Education and Counseling (M.A.Ed.)........................................................................... 441

Teaching (M.A.T.)....................................................................................................... 463

Business Administration (M.B.A.).............................................................................. 473

Public Administration (M.P.A.)................................................................................... 480

School Administration (M.S.A.).................................................................................. 490

Nursing (M.S.N.)........................................................................................................ 493

Social Work (M.S.W.)................................................................................................. 503

Appendix A:

                   The University of North Carolina: History and Leadership.................................. 509

UNC Pembroke Officers and Administrators...................................................... 512

UNC Pembroke Faculty...................................................................................... 516

Appendix B:

                    Scholarships..................................................................................................... 542

Index ................................................................................................................................ 592

Campus Map ..................................................................................................................... 595 

 

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