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JNRL 105 Journalism and the Mass Media

PI SC 101 World Politics (I)

PI St 111 American Politics

PSYC101 General Psychology

SOC 1 5 1 Principles of Sociology

SOC231 Contemporary Social Problems



( 1 ) Also fulfills requirement for non- Western course

Health and Wellness: One Course

HPED 143 Health and Wellness

FDNT 143 Nutrition and Wellness 3

NURSI43 Healthy People 3

An alternate method of fulfilling this requirement is the completion of one
year of Military Science ROTC: MLSC 101 Introduction to Military
Science and Lab (2cr) and MLSC 102 Fundamentals of Military Science and
Lab (2cr). MLSC 203 and 204 may be substituted for MLSC 101 and 102
veterans arc given 4cr toward these requirements by validating two years'
active duty via form DD214.

Liberal Studies Electives: 0-9cr"

• At least one course musl be numbered 2(111 or higher.

• No course carrying the student's major prefix maj be used.

• No course prefix may be used more than once, except for intermediate-
level foreign language prefixes (FRNC. GRMN. I TAL, and SPAN), which
may be used twice.

• Refer to program of study for specific requirements

Sec list of Nonlaboratory Natural Sciences foi additional courses which ma)
be used as Liberal Studies electives. Also sec hsi ot Non-Western t ultures
courses, some of which may be used as Liberal Studies Electives

The following courses are also approved:
ANTH 286 Marriage. Kinship, and the Family

[same as SOC 286]
ARHI205 Ancient to Medieval \n

ARI1I 207 Renaissance through Modern An

ARHI 222 Art in America

Hill) 101 Computei Literacy

[sameas< OS( □ MG 101]
BTED 201 Internet and Multimedia [same as

CDFR218 Child Development

CDFR224 Marriage and Family Relations

CNSV 101 Personal and Family Management

CNSV315 Consumei 1 conomics and I amily I inance

< OMM 101 Communications Media in American Society

( ( >M\I 201 Internet and Multimedia (same as

BTEDA OS< II M(i I Q3R201]

< t 'MM 325 Women in Media

(oMM 380 rhe History ol African Americans in Film

COSC 101 Computer 1 iteracy

[same as BUM n MG 101]
( i isi 201 Internet and Multimedia [same .is

KM in oMM II MG I D3R20I]
I i t )\ 122 Principles of Microeconomics

ENG1 349 English Bible as Literature

FDNT 145 Introduction to Nutrition

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I K\< 201 ( ollcge French 1(2)

I KM College French II (2)

I K\i Vcceleratedl ollege I rench

I kni 101 Portraits ol Women in the French '•■

OEOti i ultural Gcographj

GEOG 23 1 I conomic Gcographj

till" raphj ol Pcnnsj Ivaniti

( .I ( 't . iraphj ol I urope

GEOG 261 iraphj ol W ine


GRMM German IV (2)

HIM 210 Vncieni ( ivilizations ["he Middle

I .ist and the Eastern Mediterranean
lllsi 212 Ancient and Medieval Europe

lllsi :i4 ["hemes in American Historj

lllsi $05 Renaissance and Reformation

HIM 155 African Historj I Antiquitj to 1600

lllsi 163 rhought and Culture in Earij America

I lis i 164 hi and i ulture in Modem Vi
lllsi 166 Mucin Vmerican Women

II Mi i 101 i omputei I iteracj

[sameasBTl D/( OSC 101]
II Mo 201 Interne! and Multimedia [same .is

ll \l 201 Intermediate Italian III

1 1 Al 202 Intermediate Italian l\

JRNI 250 Women and the Press

ikm World News Coverage

I \l\ 102 Elementarj Latin II [inactive]

I \l\ 201 Intermediate Latin [inactive] (2)

I IHR 2(H Interne) and Multimedia [same as

nil D/COMM (use ll MG201]
I IHR 251 Information \ccess in the Digital Age

MATH 121 Calculus I forNatural and Social Sciences (1) 4

MATH 122 Calculus II forNatural and Social Sciences 4

MATH 123 t alculus I lor Physics, Chemistry, and

Mathematics 1 1 1 4

M \lll 124 Calculus II foi Physics, Chemistry, and

Mathematics 4

MMII 125 Calculus I/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics 3

MATH I2<> Calculus II/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics !

MATH 152 Elements of Mathematics H (1) 3

(specified majors onlj )
\l\lll 214 Probability and Statistics for Business

Majors 3

MAI ll 216 Probability and Statistics for Natural

s L iences 3

MATH 21" Probability and Statistics (1) 3

M Mil 225 I alculus Ml Physics, Chemistry,

Mathematics 3

MMII 241 Differential I quations

NH 'in 301 Musi, Historj I

Ml HI }02 Music History II .1

PHII lid Reasoning and the Law 3

Pllll 232 Philosophical Perspectives on Love,

Marriage, and Divorce 3

PHII -21 Symbolic Logic E

PHII. 323 Political Philosophj

PHIL 324 Vncienl Philosophj

PHIL 525 Modem Philosophj

PHII ,'2<> Phenomenology and I xistentialism 3

PHII $30 Philosophj ol Science 3

PI 111 400 i thicsand Public Policj

Pllll 405 Justice and Human Rights

Pllll. 4lo Contemporarj Analytic Philosophj 3

Pllll 420 Metaphysics

Pllll 421 rheorj ol Knowledge

PHIL 450 Philosophj of Law 3

PHIL 4oii Philosophy of Language 3


PI st 146


PSY< 110


PSY< (.'1






Rl si 200


Rl si 210


Rl si 260


Rl si

Rl s


Rl SI 410

Rl SI 140


s\l| loo




mii 286




SOI 140


sin |61


sot $62

St K 363


sot 4SS

SPAN 102


SPAN 122


SPAN 132


SPAN 201


SPAN 211


THTR 1 12




(1) Studen




hut not

Political s, is«|

Developmental P
Abnormal P

So, p

ol Death and Dying

Religion and Culture llicii Interaction

World Scriptures

American Religious Development

\n haeologj and the Uihle

Philosophj ot Religion
I atl\ ( lu is.ii.ui I houghi

Modern ( hnslian I houghi

Workplace Safetj Ibdaj ind romorrovt

Marriage Kinship, and the Familj

[same as win 286]

World Societies and World Systems

Social Stratification

Racial and Ethnic Minorities

So t iologj ol < iendei

Political Sot iologj [same as PI st 346]

Elementary Spanish II

Spanish foi Health t are Professionals II

Spanish lor the Hospitality Indusli II

Intermediate Spanish <2i
Intermediate Spanish [inactive]
Introduc tion to v.

Introduction to Women's Studies

Students ma> use this course to fulfill either the Learning Skills:
Mathematics requirement or a L iberal Studies Elective requirement,
hut not both.

(2) Higher-level language courses maj be substituted bj students
demonstrating such abilitj on placement tests

Non-Western Cultures: One Course from List 3cr*

•Students must fulfill this requirement by completing one course from the
list; most of these courses will at the same time fulfill othei requirements

set by Liberal Studies or in some cases by a college or department.
Also fulfills LS Social Science requirement:

Will 110 Contemporarj Anthropology

Will 211 Cultural Anthropology

GEOG 104 Geography of the Non-Western World

Pi st 101 World Politics

Also fulfills LS Elective requirement:

AMI I 271 Cultural Area Studies Unci

[same as SO< 271] 3

.Will 272 Cultural >irea Studies China

[same as SOC 272] 3

ANTII 2~"> Cultural \re;i Studies SoutheastAsia

[same as SOt 273]
Will 2~4 cultural Area Studies Latin America

[same as SOt 274] 3

ANTII 31 4 Native Americans [same as SOC 3 14] 3

ANTII 150 VnthrODOlogJ ol Women 3

Will $65 Native North American Religions

Will Latinos and Diasporas [same as I \S370] 3

Will \nthropology oi food 3

ARHI 224 Introduction to Asian Ait 3

ARHI $00 Native American Vrl 3

\RIII $21 Historj ol World Ceramics 3

\RHI42.1 Art of Japan

\RIII 424 Vrt of India and Southeast Asia 3

ARHI 425 \iisol(h,na 3

VSIA200 Introduction to Asian Studies

Hisi ?42 Intercultural Business Communication 3

( t'MM 230 Issues in International Communication

IMHANA UNIVI'RSin ol PI \\s<i | \ \M \ I NDI RC.RADUATE (\l \l OG 2009-2010

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Comparative 1 conomic Systems 3

The Literature of Emerging Nations 3

Geography ol Latin America 3
Geography of Russia, Central Eurasia,

and Eastern Europe 3

Geograph) of Africa 3

Geography of Easl Asia 1

( ieography of South and Southeast Asia 3

Historj of East Asia 3

Survey of Latin American History 3

Soviet Union and Contemporary Russia 3

History of the Islamic Civilization 3

Modem Middle Easl 3

History of Early China 3

History of Modern China 3

Historj of Modern Japan 3

African History II: 1600 to Present 3

Native American History 3

Special Topics in Non-Western Studies 3
Latinos and Diasporas [same as ANTH 370] 3

Latin American Studies Seminar 3

Political Systems: Africa 3

Political Systems: Latin America 3

Developing Nations 3

Introduction to Pan-African Studies 3

Buddhist Thought and Practice 3

Eastern Philosophy 3

African Religions 3
Native North American Religions

[same as ANTH 365] 3

Religions of China and Japan 3

Religions of India 3

Islam 3
Cultural Area Studies: Africa

[same as ANTH 271] 3
Cultural Area Studies: China

[same as ANTH 272] 3
Cultural Area Studies: Southeast Asia

[same as ANTH 273] 3
Cultural Area Studies: Latin America

[same as ANTH 274] 3

Native Americans [same as ANTH 314] 3

Modem Mexico 3
Twentieth-Century Spanish- American
Civilization and Culture [taught in Spanish! 3
Survey of Spanish-American Literature

[taught in Spanish] 3

Fulfills LS Non-Western requirement only:

CRLG 151. 201. or 251 Arabic II. III. or IV 3

CRLG 152. 202. or 252 Chinese II. III. or IV 3

CRLG 155. 205. or 255 Hindi II. III. or IV 3

CRLG 156. 206. or 256 Hungarian II. 111. or IV 3

CRLG 158. 208. or 258 Japanese II. 111. or 1\ 3

CR] G 159, 209. or 259 Korean II. III. oi l\ 3

CRLG 162. 212. or 262 Russian II. III. or IV 3
ECON 339 Economic Development I
PLSC 285 Comparative Government II:

Non-Western Political Systems 5

Certain Study Abroad programs in non-Western culture areas arc offered
(information is in the respective catalog section, further information is
available in the Office of International Education).


I NGL396
GEOG 252

GEOG 255
GEOG 256
Gl O0 257
nisi 206
IIM 208
HIST 327
HIST 330
HIST 331
I IIS I 332
HIST 334
HIST 337
HIST 356
HIST 367
ITST 281
LAS 370
LAS 480
PLSC 382
PLSC 387
PLSC 389
PNAF 131
RLST 220
RLST 3 1 1
RLST 360
RLST 365

RLST 370
RLST 375
RLST 380

SOC 272

SOC 2"

SOC 274

SOC 3 14
SPAN 244
SPAN 344

SPAN 364


Synthesis: One Course

LBST 499 Senior Synthesis (required of all students)

Prerequisite: 73 or more credits earned

This course helps students understand and handle complex intellectual and

social issues from multiple perspectives A selection of topics is available

each semester and summer session Students should schedule the course

during the senior year, or at leasl no earlier than the last half of the junior
yeai In order to broaden their experiences, students arc encouraged to
enroll in synthesis sections taught b) instructors outside of the students'
major fields

Writing Across the Curriculum:

Minimum of Two "W" Courses

All students must include among the total courses required for graduation a
minimum of two designated writing-intensive courses One of these courses
must be m the student's primary major: the other(s) ma) be in Liberal
Studies, college or major requirements, or free clectis es. Such courses, which
involve extensive use oi writing as part of the learning experience, arc
identified with a "W as part of the section number in each semester's
schedule of classes listing on URSA.

Eligibility and Application for Gradu ation

Commencement ceremonies at II P arc in Mas at the conclusion of the
spring semester and in December at the conclusion of the fall semester
( Ink students who have completed all requirements for graduation by the
end of the semester are eligible to participate in the commencement
exercises. Students who have withdrawn from courses or have elected to
take incompletes or have failed courses during the semester and thus ha\c
not met the requirements for graduation may not participate in commence-
ment exercises until those requirements have been fulfilled Students
completing requirements in August and December are included in the
program list for the December ceremony.

Students are responsible for knowing and fulfilling the requirements for
graduation in their degree program. All students who expect to graduate arc
required to apply for graduation. Dual baccalaureate degree students must
file a separate graduation application for each degree I ndergraduate stu-
dents should check the published deadlines for graduation application and
should apply on the web at H u u iup edu ursa by logging in to the secure
website and clicking on the "Academic Records" link under the "Student
Records and Financial Aid" menu. Further information on applying for
graduation may be obtained at the associate dean's office of the student's
major college.

Degrees will not he posted until approval by the associate dean of the
college of the student's primary major is received in the Registrar's Office.
Diplomas will then be issued provided all financial obligations and require-
ments (including primary major, secondary majors, and minors) have been

Pre-Approval for Transfer Coursework

Students enrolled at [UP who wish to take coursework at another institution
(either during the summer or regular semesters) must complete an Applica-
tion for Pre-Approval of Coursework at Another College University prior
to taking the courseisi. Only the credits from the coursclsl transfer, not
the grade: therefore, students cannot use outside coursework for II P S
repeat polic) Onl) the credits for which students receive the grade of V B,
orC will transfer I IT I is the only grading option available, there must be
a narrative evaluation from the faculty member certifying that the work
was of "C" level or better No more than 60 credits total mas he earned at a
junior or communit) college tor application toward an IIP degree. If the
courses are being taken within the student's lasi 30 credits, the courses must
be taken at IIP unless the student's residency requirement for assarding ol
degrees is ssaised by the college dean Courses without prior approval are
taken at the risk of the student: there is no obligation on the part of any
officer of this unisersits lo aeeept or transfer such credit

Forms for approval of off-campus coursework arc available in the office of

the department chairperson of your major or the Office oi Transfer (.red it

I valuation Admissions office Full directions on the form outline the steps
involving the transfer evaluation, student's adsisor. and college dean, or
designee Vfter completing off-campus coursework. students should hase
the institution at which the work was taken send a final official transcript

direct!) to H P, rransfei Scmccs. 117 Sutton Hall. 1011 South Dnse. II P.
Indiana. PA 15705 t opies of transcripts that arc opened or unsealed ssill
not be accepted.

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INDIANA I MM KM n OI PI-NNSM \ \M-\ t \DI RdK \U1 Ml CATALl 2010

Reevaluation of Transfer Credit

li .1 itudcnl feels ■ course was evaluated incorrect!) i reevaluation form can
be printed bv visiting »»« , retiiievaluaiion \ link on ilus page will
lead to the reevaluation fonn

\ reevaluation form can also be picked up in 027 Sutton ll.ill < Nice the
itudcnl has the form, h should be filled oui and syllabi foi the course) s) thai
ire inula question should be attached lo the form I Ik- form along with the
syllabi can be dropped ofl in G27 Sutton ll.ill foi review b) the rransfei

ices I oordinatoi li syllabi are not provided, the reevaluation cannot be

Program Changes

lb insure theit qualit) and relevance, academic programs ai n Pare subject
to review and change bj did) appointed and responsible university groups
Because ol this, the university recognizes thai provisions musl be made ii>
prevent hardship to students alread) enrolled in programs if changes latet
occut m specific 01 general program requirements Students affected bj
changes in programs, policies, and regulations are therefore given the
option of following those requirements thai are in effecl when the student
was first enrolled in the program 01 those in effecl al the time of expected
graduation I he student cannot, of course, combine chosen elements of the
two Should u question of rule interpretation arise with respect to changes,
the student, the student's advisor, or both should petition the college dean
for a decision about which requirements apply.

Residency Requirement for Awarding of Degrees

All students recen ing an initial II I' baccalaureate degree are required to
complete 4? credits in II I' courses At least 1 5 credits m II P courses arc
required to fulfill an II P major, and a minimum of 6 credits lor a minoi
Normally, (he student will complete the final 30 credits in II T courses

unless specific approval has been secured from the dean ot the student's

college Exceptions to the above requirements mas be granted by the

college deans based upon the appropriateness and academic integrit) ol the
courses in question I his approval is general!) sought as pan ol the process
for pnor approval ofoff-campus coursework.

IIP courses include all courses listed in the Undergraduate and Graduate

Non-Native Students: English Language Requirements

Non-native students of English, either international students or those from
the U.S. for whom English is not their first learned language who have not
been admitted as undergraduate students are required to take an ESL
Screening Placement Test prior to registration in the first semestet
attending II P. I he lest is administered prior to registration in both the fall
and spring semesters Results of this test are used to determine for which
English course (ENG1 Hi" ESL, ENGL 101 /ESL. ENGL 202 ESL, ENGL
121 1 SI i a newly admitted non-native student must register In addition,
anv current!) enrolled non-native student can lake the regularly scheduled
test to determine registration for non-1 SI I nglish courses For further in-
formation, contact Director. Amenean Language Institute. 724-357-6944.

Timely Completion of Degree Requirements

The minimum total credit requirement lor a baccalaureate degree at UP is
12(1 Students who enroll in degree programs that require more than 120. or
who seek the added benefit of a double major, minor, or specialized pro-
gram, or who change majors should plan their sequence of courses carefully
with an advisor Such students should be alert to the possibility that they
may need to caiTy a hea\ ier-than-a\erage class load in order to complete
the degree in eight semesters In some situations, summer work or an extra
semester ma) be necessary The need to enroll in remedial or other
preparatory coursework or lo repeat courses ma) also affect progress
toward a deg

Undergraduate Catalog Applicability Time Frame

rhc universit) reserves the right to modi f) degree requirement thi
established governance channels Mow neral polii

established that the following tune frame regulations form the basis for
application ol the universit) c rcquircm

I A student who has been in continuous rcgi illation I tall and spring
semesters) 01 who has inter nipt huh si ol less than two

■incd b> the requirements outlined in the catalog in effecl al the

lime til entrance into a degree program 1 1 1 > :

a \ Btudeni who tajors will be governed b) the requ

incuts ol the majoi and or college al the lime ol acceptance into
the new major, without change ol I iberal Studies requirements
except as specified bv the new majoi
b A student entering through the nondegree pi .vemed b\

the requirements in effect at the tune degree candidal
aw anted

i \ part-time student ma) be covered h> these provision
continuous registration to a maximum often >■

2. A student whose education is interrupted by two or more calendar
vears will be governed bv the requirements in effect al the tunc ol
readmission to the university, the readmissmn may carry specific
requirements substitutions necessary lo provide lor program integrit)

I 1 he applicability ol coursework completed more than ten years prior
to the degree date is subject to rev lew by the dean or designee lor
evaluation on a coursc-hy -course basis


Academic Affairs Division Areas

Gerald W. Intemann, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
John N. Kilmarx, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
Innocent Onwueme, Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Planning


The Academic Affairs areas below provide instruction in several discipline-, thai are not specific to one of the university's distinct colleges I he) offer
services and instruction under the direction of the Provost's Office.

The IUP Libraries

Website: www.JMp.erfM library

Phillip J. Zorich, Interim Dean

Sandra L. Janicki, Chairperson; Brown. Clouser, Council. Diaz,

Dnimmond. Heider, Hooks. Janosko, Jen. Kmipp. McDevitt. Rahkonen,
Shivery, Wick; and professors emeriti Chamberlin, LaFranchi, Laude,
Schceren, Snead. Steiner. Wolf

The IUP Libraries serve the academic and scholarly needs of students and
faculty with 877,928 volumes. 1.741 periodical paper or microform sub-
scriptions, and 14.504 electronic subscriptions, as well as media, micro
documents, and information databases. In addition to the main facility,
there is a library at each of the regional campuses at Northpointe and
Punxsutavvney, as well as the Orendorff Music Library in Cogswell Hall. The
on-line catalog is accessible throughout the libraries and on the Inter-
net from remote locations. IUP students can use a variety of electronic
resources, including abstracts, statistics, and full-text articles on line.

Library faculty members offer individual and group instruction in using the
library and several credit courses

Robert E. Cook Honors College

Website: honors
Janet E. Goebel, Director

The Robert E. Cook Honors College is IUP's universitywide honors pro-
gram for undergraduate students of all majors who are accepted into the
program. Its goal is to provide a unique educational environment in which
students of high ability and motivation can achieve their potential in a
nurturing learning community of fellow students and professors. The
Honors College makes an intentional effort to see that students and faculty
are provided with integrated courses, an appreciation for multiple perspec-
tives on important issues, and common learning experiences wherever
possible; it strives to see that the learning community remains cohesive
with both academic and cocurricular components throughout the four years
of the student's honors experience

The Robert E. Cook Honors College provides a challenging opportunity for
academic and personal development through an integrated program of
curriculum, residence, and cocurricular activities. Whitmyre Hall has been
renovated into a combined honors residential academic facility which
includes classrooms and program offices as well as student rooms and
cocurricular spaces.

Students in any academic major may apply lor admission to the Honors
College. Students may enter the program as freshmen or later as sophomore
"transfer" students from either another university or from IUP. An applica-
tion is required and is evaluated by the Honors College Admissions Board

Requirements of the Program _^____^_

Students accepted into the Robert E. Cook Honors College as freshmen are
required to live in Whitmyre Hall during the freshman year and are encour-
aged to remain in the honors residence hall throughout their undergraduate
career as space permits 1 xceptions to the freshman residency requirements
will be made only for aontraditional students (students twenty-five or older
or students who are married and or have children) or for students who reside
at home with their legal guardians in the Indiana area while al II IP. Applica-
tion foi exemption from the freshman residency requirement should he
made in the form of a letter to the Honors College Director at the lime of
application to the program

Students in the Honors College are required to maintain an overall 325
GPA. A student who falls below the 3.25 GPA will have one semester of
Honors College probation during which he she may attempt to raise the
(il'A to 3.25 and remain in good standing. Students who are dismissed from
the Honors College due to GPA ma) applv for readmission alter having

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