UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR 2012-2013
FALL SEMESTER 2012
August 20, Monday, 6:00 p.m. Instruction begins for MBA courses.
August 21, Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. Instruction begins for all other graduate courses.
August 28, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. Deadline for late registration for fall semester.
August 28, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. Deadline to add or drop a course without grade of W.
September 15, Thursday. Last day to file application for the master's degrees to be conferred in
October 5-7, Friday-Sunday. Homecoming weekend.
October 18-19, Thursday-Friday. Fall Break. No classes.
October 24, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. Deadline for withdrawing from regular courses with grade of W.
October 27-28, Saturday-Sunday. Family Weekend.
November 16, Friday, 6:30 p.m. Thanksgiving recess begins.
November 26, Monday, 8:00 a.m. Thanksgiving recess ends.
December 7, Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR 2012-2013 FALL SEMESTER
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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY Location: Valparaiso, Indi
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL David L. Ro
Valparaiso in Brief values, yet are designed to p
Valparaiso in Brief State of Indiana Health Profe
General Facilities UNIVERSITY LIBRARY FACILITIES
Facilities variety of software. For those living
Facilities examination period.
Facilities Valparaiso University organizations an
Academic Programs Arts and Entertainment Adminis
Academic Programs CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS The G
Actuarial Science Actuarial Science CERTIFICATE
Aeronautical Principles Aeronautical Principles
Arts and Entertainment Administration Arts and E
Arts and Entertainment Administration AE 685 Inte
Business Business MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRA
Business MBA 520 Financial Management . . . . . .
Business MBA Plus Sustainability Certificate (8 c
Business and fundraising perspective, as opposed
Business LAW 448 Environmental Law and Policy LAW
Chinese Studies Chinese Studies MASTER OF ARTS
Chinese Studies not lead to initial certification
Chinese Studies Students follow the curricul
Comparative Global Inquiry Comparative Global In
Comparative Global Inquiry faculty from other ins
Computational Science Computational Science MAS
Computational Science CS 572 Computability and Co
Counseling and Psychology Counseling and Psychol
Counseling and Psychology individuals who are emp
Counseling and Psychology Spec
Counseling and Psychology COUN 674 Assessment of
Counseling and Psychology theories of personality
Counseling and Psychology 600-level courses liste
Education Education MASTER OF EDUCATION; MASTER
Education for which they register. No additional
Education are often in particular demand. Re
Education depending on the grade level at which t
Education Math, Reading, Grammar, and
Education effectiveness as teachers. Progres
Education Checkpoints are as follows: 1) Ad
Education program upon completion of the bachelor
Education knowledge, dispositions, and profession
Education SPSY 660 Consultation in Scho
Education PSY 590 Special Topics in Psychol
Education sociology d. Foreign langu
Education applicant wants to be licen
Education program offered at another university,
English Studies and Communication English Studie
English Studies and Communication student's area
Health Administration Health Administration MAS
Humane Education Humane Education MASTER OF EDU
Humane Education progression through the program,
Information Technology Information Technology M
Information Technology IT 670
International Commerce and Policy International
International Commerce and Policy ICP 690 Microfi
International Commerce and Policy students approv
International Economics and Finance Internationa
Legal Studies and Principles Legal Studies and P
Liberal Studies Liberal Studies MASTER OF ARTS
Liberal Studies Elec
Liberal Studies CONCENTRATION IN GERONTOLOGY
Liberal Studies Theology Electiv
Liberal Studies the quality of their graduate cou
Liberal Studies Dual JD/MALS Program This p
Liberal Studies History . . . . . . . .
Media and Communication Media and Communication
Media and Communication Master of Science in Spo
Media and Communication Requir
Nursing Nursing MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING, R
Nursing 2. Updated copies of transcripts.
Nursing the $30 application fee, and arrange to h
Nursing influences of culture, econom
Nursing builds on the master's program by providi
Nursing program in good academic standing and wis
Sports Administration Sports Administration MAS
Sports Administration Dual Law (JD) and MS Progr
TESOL Teaching of English to Speakers of Other L
TESOL applied toward the TESOL certificate.
World Regions World Regions CERTIFICATES IN ASI
Admission Admission General Requirements.
Admission beyond their intended start date. While
International Students International Students
Academic Policies Academic Policies GRADING SYS
Academic Policies one extension of a grade of Inc
Academic Policies Office between the last date to
Academic Policies 692. Research Project.
Academic Policies International Commerce and Poli
Academic Policies formally approved by the Gradua
Student Policies and Procedures Student Policies
Student Policies and Procedures Program Directors
Student Policies and Procedures careful and reaso
Student Policies and Procedures evaluated and tha
Student Policies and Procedures committee
Financial Policies Financial Policies Fees
Financial Policies credits, only 7 of which may b
Financial Policies institutional charges through
Financial Policies on need, and students may borr
Financial Policies of the appeal and reinstatemen
Course Offerings Course Offerings Graduate
Course Offerings ART 595. Independent Study.
Course Offerings subject matter of copyrights; ap
Course Offerings Chinese to English speakers, inc
Course Offerings COMM 510. Global Public Relation
Course Offerings communication. Topics include ri
Course Offerings CTS 550. Scientific Visualizatio
Course Offerings making, and creativity and innov
Course Offerings COUN 664. Career Counseling: App
Course Offerings of the project. Prerequisite: Th
Course Offerings Economics ECON 536. Economics o
Course Offerings as learners. The course will cen
Course Offerings ED 572. Data-driven School Impro
Course Offerings ED 622. Living and Learning in C
Course Offerings ED 652. Seminar: Research.
Course Offerings TT 503. Curriculum Design and Di
Course Offerings or public school settings. Succe
Course Offerings and practice in interpretation o
Course Offerings SPSY 630. Cognitive Ability: Ass
Course Offerings address issues such as the relat
Course Offerings ENGL 550. British Literature of
Course Offerings ENGL 596. Traditions of Giving a
Course Offerings ENGL 692. Research Project.
Course Offerings GEO 575. Culture, Nature, Landsc
Course Offerings MET 581. Mesoscale Analysis and
Course Offerings effective leader, follower, and
Course Offerings HIST 516. Blood and Iron: Imperi
Course Offerings HIST 555. Modern Middle Eastern
Course Offerings animals. The course further exam
Course Offerings computer networks, with an empha
Course Offerings IT 664. Natural Language Techno
Course Offerings business by discussing the busin
Course Offerings dumping duties; subsidies and co
Course Offerings communication, visioning, team d
Course Offerings LS 590. Topics in Liberal Studie
Course Offerings LS 650. Seminar in Religion, Cul
Course Offerings LS 694. Learning through Service
Course Offerings enumeration, continued fractions
Course Offerings economics, health sciences, mete
Course Offerings POLS 541. Constitutional Law II.
Course Offerings of law in society, the relations
Course Offerings THEO 519. Topics in Biblical Stu
Course Offerings THEO 590. Topics in Theology.
Course Offerings College of Business
Course Offerings issues. Focus is on identifying
Course Offerings environments that creatively cap
Course Offerings students with the necessary tool
Course Offerings successfully managing technical
Course Offerings College of Nursing NUR 506. Pha
Course Offerings discussed. Emphasis is placed on
Course Offerings Development (0+2, Cr. 2); Lab B:
Course Offerings open to low income individuals i
Administration The Administration 2012-2013 Pre
Faculty Faculty of the Graduate School 2011-2013
Course Abbreviations Course Abbreviations
Index INDEX Absence from Class . . . . . . . .
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Office Phone Numbers University Switchboard . .