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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Graduate School


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Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Lisa Freeman, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Acting Dean: Bradley Bond, Ph.D.

Graduate Council, 2009-2010

Robert Barrett, student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paul Bauer, D.M., College of Visual and Performing Arts
Bradley Bond, Ph.D., acting dean of the Graduate School
Jeffrey Chown, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Therese A. Clarke Arado, J.D., College of Law
Howard Eckdahl, student, College of Visual and Performing Arts
James Erman, Ph.D., interim vice president for research
Behrooz Fallahi, Ph.D., College of Engineering and Engineering Technolgoy
Mark Frank, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Charles R. Gowen, Ph.D., College of Business
Bernard Harris, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Janet Holt, Ph.D., College of Education
James M. Johnson, Ph.D., College of Business
Jinsook Kim, Ph.D., College of Health and Human Sciences
Michael Konen, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Eliyahu Lazovsky, student, College of Health and Human Sciences
Lichuan Liu, Ph.D., College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Doris M. Macdonald, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kali Naraharisetti, student, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Nestor Osorio, M.A., M.L.S., University Libraries
Brad Sagarin, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Erika Schlichter, student, College of Education
M Cecil Smith, Ph.D., College of Education
Deborah Smith-Shank, Ph.D., College of Visual and Performing Arts
Lee Sunderlin, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Josephine Umoren, Ph.D., College of Health and Human Sciences
David Walker, Ph.D., College of Education
Lauriece Zittel, Ph.D., College of Education

 

Graduate Programs

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The graduate degrees and Performer’s Certificate offered by the university are listed below by the name of the college and of the department or school in which that degree program is housed. See “Directory for Correspondence” in the following section to ascertain to whom inquiries should be directed and from whom additional information may be sought.

Graduate School

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
     (See individual departments for specializations.)
Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.)
     (See individual departments for specializations.)

College of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Department of Accountancy

Master of Accounting Science (M.A.S.)
Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.)

Department of Finance

Department of Management

Department of Marketing

Department of Operations Management and Information Systems

Master of Science (M.S.)

Management Information Systems

College of Education

Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Adult and Higher Education
Counseling

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Adult and Higher Education
Counseling

Department of Educational Technology, Research andAssessment

Master of Science (M.S.)

Educational Research and Evaluation

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Instructional Technology

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Instructional Technology

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Master of Science (M.S.)

Sport Management

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Physical Education
with or without specialization in
Adapted Physical Education
Exercise Physiology/Fitness Leadership
Pedagogy and Curriculum Development in Physical Education

Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Foundations of Education
School Business Management

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)

Educational Administration

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Educational Administration
Educational Psychology

Department of Literacy Education

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Literacy Education

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Curriculum and Instruction
with specialization in
Literacy Education

Department of Teaching and Learning

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

with specicalization in
Elementary Education

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Special Education
with specialization in
Advanced Special Education Practices
Blind Rehabilitation
Early Childhood Special Education
Learning Behavior Specialist I
Orientation and Mobility
Visual Impairments

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Curriculum and Instruction
with specialization in
Curriculum Leadership
Elementary Education
Secondary Education

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.)

with specialization in
Engineering Education

Department of Electrical Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Technology

Master of Science (M.S.)

Industrial Management

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Communicative Disorders
with specialization in
Audiology
Rehabilitation Counseling
Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Physical Therapy (M.P.T.)

Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences

Master of Science (M.S.)

Applied Family and Child Studies
with or without specialization in
Marriage and Family Therapy
Nutrition and Dietetics

Family and Consumer Sciences
with specializations in
Apparel Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Department of Military Science

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

with or without specialization in
Health Promotion
Health Services Management

Master of Science (M.S.)

Nursing

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of Anthropology

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Department of Biological Sciences

Master of Science (M.S.)

with or without specialization in
Bioinformatics
Human Anatomical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Master of Science (M.S.)
Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Chemistry

Department of Communication

Master of Arts (M.A.)
Communication Studies

Department of Computer Science

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Economics

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of English

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Foreign Languages
with specialization in
French
Spanish

Department of Geography

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Master of Science (M.S.)
     Geology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
     Geology

Department of History

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Master of Science (M.S.)

Applied Probability and Statistics
Mathematics

with specialization in
Applied Mathematics
Computational Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Pure Mathematics

Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.)

with specialization in
Middle School Mathematics Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Philosophy

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Department of Physics

Master of Science (M.S.)

with specialization in
Applied Physics
Basic Physics
Physics Teaching

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Political Science

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

with specialization in
Comparative and Developmental Administration
Fiscal Administration
Human Services Administration
Public Management and Leadership
Urban Management

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Psychology

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Department of Sociology

Master of Arts (M.A.)

with or without specialization in
Criminology

College of Visual and Performing Arts

School of Art

Master of Arts (M.A.)

with specialization in
Art History
Studio Art

Master of Science (M.S.)

with specialization in
Art Education

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

School of Music

Master of Music (M.M.)

Performer’s Certificate

School of Theatre and Dance

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Theatre Arts

with specialization in
Acting
Design and Technology
Directing

Graduate Concentrations and Certificates of Graduate Study

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Graduate Concentrations

A concentration is a course of study, typically interdisciplinary, linked to the pursuit of a specific graduate degree. Completion of the requirements for a concentration will result in an appropriate notation on the student’s academic record.

See “Directory for Correspondence” in the following section to ascertain to whom inquiries should be directed and from whom additional information may be sought.

The concentrations offered by the university are listed below.

Biochemistry or Biophysics
Historical Administration
Latin American Studies
Southeast Asian Studies

Certificates of Graduate Study

A certificate of graduate study is a course of study, not linked to the pursuit of a degree, consisting of a coherent set of courses, fewer than for a major, addressing a specific theme. Completion of the requirements for a certificate of graduate study will result in an appropriate notation on the student’s academic record.

See “Directory for Correspondence” in the following section to ascertain to whom inquiries should be directed and from whom additional information may be sought.

The certificates of graduate study offered by the university are listed below.

Adapted Physical Education
Adult Continuing Education
Advanced Qualitative Methodology in Education
Advanced Quantitative Methodology in Education
Advanced Teaching Practices
Applied Mechanics
Applied Statistics
Assistive Technology Specialist
Behavior Specialist
Bioinformatics
Career Development
Children’s and Young Adult Literature/Media
College Teaching
Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Curriculum Adaptations Specialist
Design of Thermal Systems
Digital Image Processing
Digital Signal Processing
Digital Systems
Director of Special Education
Earth Science Education
Eating Disorders and Obesity
Elementary Mathematics Teaching
English Education
Environmental Education
Family Nurse Practitioner
Foreign Language Instructional Technology
Foundations of Education
Geographic Information Analysis
German Language, Literature, and Culture
Gerontology
Health Education
Higher Education
Homeland Security
Industrial Control
Industrial Project Management
Industrial Workplace Design Systems
Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Lean Six Sigma
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
Management Information Systems
Managerial Leadership
Medical Family Therapy and Counseling
Multiple Disabilities Specialist
Museum Studies
Nursing Education
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Outdoor Education
Problem-Based Learning in Educational Psychology
Public Health
Public Management
Quality Control of Manufacturing Processes
Response to Intervention
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Fabrication
Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture
Systems Management
Teaching English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education
Technical Logistics
Technical Writing
Traffic Safety Education
Vibration and Control System Design
VLSI Design
Women’s Studies
Workplace Learning

 

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