This page provides a sampling of information about new programs, significant changes in requirements, and other details that are unique to the 2017-18 Catalog. Please note, this is not a complete listing of changes that have occurred since the publication of the previous Catalog. Consult your advisor for changes in requirements or programs that may impact you.
Changes to Degree Requirements and Academic Programs
In the College of Education and Human Development, extensive revisions were made to the following degrees: Early Childhood Development (AAS, Minor, BA, BS), Family Life and Human Development - Family Services & Early Childhood Development (Minor, BA, BS), and the Elementary Education Major (BA, BS).
In the College of Science and Engineering, numerous changes were made to the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology degrees (AAS, Minor, BA, BS) and the Electronics Engineering Technology major (BA, BS). Likewise, changes have been made to the Human Nutrition major (Allied Health and Pre-Dietetics emphases, BA, BS) and the MS in Cyber Security and Information Assurance. Finally, several changes were made to the Pure Mathematics Minor as well as several significant changes to Mathematics courses (0950, 0970, 0990, 1010, 1030, 1040, 1050, 1100, and 1210)
The School of Business added several new courses in Economics and Finance, and revised degree requirements for the several degree programs including Finance, Accounting, Business Management, and Marketing.
The School of Graduate and Continuing Studies has been renamed to the Graduate & Online School. Subsequently, all courses with the courses with the prefix SGCS have been changed to GOSC. A new Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) program is also being developed.
The School of Integrative and Engaged Learning revised its Honors Program curriculum and its Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies curriculum. Additional changes were made regarding K-12 professional development and community outreach efforts.
In the College of Humanities and Social Science, changes were made to the German, French, and Spanish Minors. A new Legal Studies (AA/AS) program is also being developed.
In the College of Performing and Visual Arts, several changes were made to the Music degree programs (BM, BMEd, BFA, BA). Likewise, numerous courses within Dance and Art have been updated in terms of their credit hours and contact hours to better reflect the needs of these disciplines. The Arts Administration program (MFA, MA) also revised its requirements.
In the University Library, several changes were made to the undergraduate and graduate programs in Library Media (including those related to the K-12 Endorsement program).
Finally, numerous changes have been made to the Professional Pilot / Aviation (AAS) degree as well as the various PILT courses that are part of this degree program. Also, the Aviation program has partnered with SkyWest in the development of a new Cadet Program.