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    University of North Carolina Wilmington
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Addendum to 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue


University Calendar 2012-2013

Catalogue change: 3/13/13

The UNCW undergraduate catalogue includes a calendar for the current academic year and a tentative calendar for the following year. Both calendars are subject to change, especially the tentative calendar, and will be updated online as necessary. The 2012-2013 calendar will not be official until published in the 2012-2013 online catalogue.

 

University Calendar 2012-2013

Fall Semester, 2012  Fall 2012

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

August 13, Monday

Academic year begins

August 15-16, Wednesday-Thursday

Transfer orientation and advising

August 18, Saturday

On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.

August 19-20, Sunday-Monday

Freshman Orientation and advising

August 20, Monday

On-campus housing opens for returning students 10 a.m.

August 20, Monday

Convocation

August 22, Wednesday

Classes begin

August 29, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

August 30, Thursday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

September 3, Monday

Labor Day state holiday; no classes

September 6, Thursday

Faculty Meeting

October 8-9, Monday-Tuesday

No classes

October 11, Thursday

Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students

November 15, Thursday

Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students

November 15, Thursday

Graduation application deadline – Spring 2013 – undergraduate and graduate students

November 21, Wednesday

No classes

November 22-23, Thursday-Friday

Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes

November 26, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

December 5, Wednesday

Last day of classes

December 6, Thursday

Reading Day

December 7-8, Friday-Saturday

Final Examinations

December 10-13, Monday-Thursday

Final Examinations

December 13, Thursday

Fall semester ends

December 15, Saturday

Commencement

December 16, Sunday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

December 24-27, Monday-Thursday

Winter break State holiday

December 28, Friday

University vacation

December 31, Monday

University vacation

 

 

Spring Semester, 2013 Spring 2013

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

January 1, Tuesday

New Year’s Day, state holiday

January 6, Sunday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

January 7, Monday

Spring semester begins

January 7-8, Monday-Tuesday

Orientation and advising

January 9, Wednesday

Classes begin

January 16, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

January 17, Thursday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

January 21, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes

February 27, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students

March 2, Saturday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

March 2-March 10, Saturday-Sunday

No classes

March 10, Sunday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

March 28, Thursday

No classes

March 29, Friday

Good Friday state holiday; no classes

April 1, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

April 3, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with a W – graduate students

April 11, Thursday

Faculty Meeting

April 15, Monday

Graduation application deadline – Summer 2013 and Fall 2013– undergraduate and graduate students

April 26, Friday

Last day of classes

April 27, Saturday

Reading Day

April 29-May 4, Monday-Saturday

Final Examinations

May 4, Saturday

Spring semester ends

May 10-11, Friday-Saturday

Commencement

May 11, Saturday

Academic year ends

May 12, Sunday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

 

 

Summer Session 1, 2013 Summer 2013

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

May 15, Wednesday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

May 15-16, Wednesday-Thursday

Transfer orientation and advising

May 20, Monday

Classes begin

May 22, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

May 23, Thursday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

May 27, Monday

Memorial Day state holiday; no classes

June 7, Friday

Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students

June 12, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students

June 19, Wednesday

Last day of classes

June 20, Thursday

Final examinations/Term ends

June 21, Friday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

 

 

Summer Session 2, 2013

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

June 24, Monday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

June 26, Wednesday

Classes begin

July 1, Monday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

July 2, Tuesday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

July 4, Thursday

Independence Day state holiday; no classes

July 12, Friday

Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students

July 22, Monday

Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students

July 29, Monday

Last day of classes

July 30, Tuesday

Final examinations/Term ends

July 31, Wednesday

On-campus Housing closes at 10 a.m.

 

 

University Calendar 2013-2014

Fall Semester, 2013 Fall 2013

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

August 12, Monday

Academic year begins

August 14-15, Wednesday-Thursday

Transfer orientation and advising

August 17, Saturday

On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only at 8 a.m.

August 18-19, Sunday-Monday

Freshman orientation and advising

August 19, Monday

On-campus housing opens for returning students 10 a.m.

August 19, Monday

Convocation

August 21, Wednesday

Classes begin

August 28, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

August 29, Thursday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

September 2, Monday

Labor Day state holiday; no classes

September 5, Thursday

Faculty Meeting

October 10-11, Thursday-Friday

Fall Break; no classes

October 14, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

October 14, Monday

Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students

November 14, Thursday

Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students

November 15, Friday

Graduation application deadline - Spring 2014 - undergraduate and graduate students

November 27, Wednesday

No classes

November 28-29, Thursday-Friday

Thanksgiving state holiday; no classes

December 2, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

December 4, Wednesday

Last day of classes

December 5, Thursday

Reading Day

December 6-7, Friday-Saturday

Final Examinations

December 9-12, Monday-Thursday

Final Examinations

December 12, Thursday

Fall semester ends

December 14, Saturday

Commencement

December 15, Sunday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

December 23-26, Monday-Thursday

Winter break state holiday

December 27, Friday

University vacation

December 30-31, Monday-Tuesday

University vacation

 

Spring Semester, 2014 Spring 2014

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

January 1, Wednesday

New Year’s Day, state holiday

January 9, Thursday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

January 9, Thursday

Spring semester begins

January 9-10, Thursday-Friday

Orientation and advising

January 13, Monday

Classes begin

January 20, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday; no classes

January 21, Tuesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

January 22, Wednesday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

February 28, Friday

Last day to withdraw with a W - undergraduate students

March 1, Saturday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

March 1-9, Saturday-Sunday

Spring Break; no classes

March 9, Sunday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

March 10, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

April 2, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with a W - graduate students

April, 10, Thursday

Faculty Meeting

April 15, Tuesday

Graduation application deadline - Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 - undergraduate and graduate students

April 17, Thursday

No classes

April 18, Friday

Good Friday state holiday; no classes

April 21, Monday

Classes resume 8 a.m.

April 30, Wednesday

Last day of classes

May 1, Thursday

Reading Day

May 2-3, Friday-Saturday

Final Examinations

May 5-8, Monday-Thursday

Final Examinations

May 8, Thursday

Spring semester ends

May 9-10, Friday-Saturday

Commencement

May 10, Saturday

Academic year ends

May 11, Sunday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

 

 

Summer Session 1, 2014 Summer 2014

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

May 14, Wednesday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

May 14-15, Wednesday-Thursday

Transfer orientation and advising

May 19, Monday

Classes begin

May 21, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

May 22, Thursday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

May 26, Monday

Memorial Day state holiday; no classes

June 6, Friday

Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students

June 11, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students

June 18, Wednesday

Last day of classes

June 19, Thursday

Final examinations/Term ends

June 20, Friday

On-campus housing closes 10 a.m.

 

 

Summer Session 2, 2014

Registration and SeaNet dates – Please refer to the Calendar of Events at www.uncw.edu/reg
New student orientation – Please refer to the Transition Programs at www.uncw.edu/orientation

June 23, Monday

On-campus housing opens 10 a.m.

June 23, Monday

Classes begin

June 25, Wednesday

Last day for registration/Last day to drop (without a grade) or add a class.

June 27, Friday

Payment Due Date - Tuition/fee payment after this date will be subject to a late payment charge.

July 4, Friday

Independence Day state holiday; no classes

July 9, Wednesday

Last day to withdraw with W – undergraduate students

July 18, Friday

Last day to withdraw with W – graduate students

July 23, Wednesday

Last day of classes

July 24, Thursday

Final examinations/Term ends

July 25, Friday

On-campus Housing closes at 10 a.m.


 

Administrative Officers

Academic Affairs

Denise A. Battles, Ph.D. — Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Stephen L. McFarland, Ph.D. — Vice Provost
Terrence M. Curran, Ed.D. — Associate Provost for Enrollment Management
Jose E. Hernandez, Ed.D.— Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Denise M. DiPuccio, Ph.D. — Assistant Provost for International Programs
Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D. — Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs
Lisa Castellino, M.S. — Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Research and Assessment
Adalia Ann Jessica Sova, M.P.A. — Assistant Vice Chancellor for Resource Management
P. Carol Ellis, Ph.D. — Assistant to the Provost
P. Nelson Reid, Ph.D. — Director of University Planning
Lawrence S. Clark, J.D., L.L.M. — Dean, Cameron School of Business
Daniel G. Baden, Ph.D. — Director of Center for Marine Science
David P. Cordle, D.M. — Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Charles J. Hardy, Ph.D. — Founding Dean, College of Health and Human Services
Robert D. Roer, Ph.D. — Dean, Graduate School and Research
Stephen S. Meinhold, Ph.D. — Associate Dean of Research
Christopher D. Lantz, Ph.D. — Interim Director, School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
James C. McCann, Ph.D. — Director, School of Nursing
Lori Messinger, Ph.D. — Director, School of Social Work
Kemille S. Moore, Ph.D. — Dean, University College
Sarah B. Watstein, M.L.S., M.P.A. — University Librarian
Kenneth Teitelbaum, Ph.D. — Dean, Watson College of Education
Janice H. Rockwell, M.Ed. — Director of Admissions
Caroline M. Clements, Ph.D. — Director of Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Leadership
Norman L. Bemelmans, B.M. — Director of Cultural Arts and Kenan Auditorium
Katherine E. Bruce, Ph.D. — Director of Honors Scholars College
George W. (Bill) Ayers, Ph.D. — Interim Director of Onslow County Extension Program
Jill C. Fegley, Ph.D. — Director of Onslow County Extension Program 
Gilbert C. Bowen, M.A. — Registrar
Emily J. Bliss, M.A. — Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Panda S. Powell, B.A. — Director of Sponsored Programs
Todd S. McFadden, M.A. — Director of the Upperman African American Cultural Center
Michelle Scatton-Tessier, Ph.D. — Director of Women’s Studies and Resource Center
Edelmira Isabel Segovia, M.A.. — Director of Centro Hispano
Martin H. Posey, Ph.D. — Accreditation Coordinator
Kimberly J. Cook, Ph.D. — QEP Topic Development Coordinator
Anthony Vaughn, M.Ed.— Director of University Space Planning and Management
 


General Administration

08/06/2012 LT

President Thomas W. Ross — President of the University
Mr. Leslie Boney III — Vice President for International, Community and Economic Development
Dr. Christopher S. Brown — Vice President for Research and Graduate Education
Ms. Gwen Canady — Project Management Officer
Dr. Alisa Chapman — Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs University Programs
Mr. Bart Corgnati — Secretary of the University
Ms. Laura B. Fjeld — Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Willliam A. Fleming — Vice President for Human Resources and University Benefits Officer
Ms. Cathy Hanby-Sikora — Associate Vice President for Advancement
Mr. Brent Herron — Associate Vice President for Campus Safety and Emergency Operations
Mr. John Leydon — Vice President for Information Resources and Chief Information Officer
Mr. Lyons Gray — Senior Advisor to the President
Dr. Bruce I. Mallette — Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. Suzanne Ortega — Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mr. Charles E. Perusse — Vice President for Finance
Mrs. Kimrey Rhinehardt — Vice President for Federal Relations
VACANT Mr. Jeffrey R. DaviesChief of Staff
Vacant — Vice President for Government Relations
Mrs. Joni B. Worthington — Vice President for Communications and Special Assistant to the President


Board of Governors
The University of North Carolina

08/06/2012 LT

Hannah D. Gage, Chair
Peter D. Hans, Vice Chair
H. Frank Grainger, Vice Chair
Dudley E. Flood, Secretary
Ann B. Goodnight, Secretary

Class of 2013

John M. Blackburn
Peaches Gunter Blank
Laura W. Buffaloe
Bill Daughtridge, Jr.
Walter C. Davenport
James M. Deal, Jr.
Phillip R. Dixon
Dudley E. Flood

Paul Fulton
Hannah D. Gage
Franklin E. McCain
Charles H. Mercer, Jr.
Fred G. Mills
Burley B. Mitchell, Jr.
Irvin (Al) Rosemen
David W. Young

Class of 2015

Brent D. Barringer
W. Louis Bissette Jr.
Fred Eshelman
John C. Fennebresque
Ann B. Goodnight
H. Frank Grainger
Thomas J. Harrelson
G. Leroy Lail
 

Mary Ann Maxwell
W. Edwin McMahan
Hari H. Nath
David M. Powers
Richard Taylor
Raiford Trask III
Phillip D. Walker
Aldona Zofia Wos

Emeritus Members

James E. Holshouser, Jr.
J. Bradley Wilson

Ex-Officio Member

Cameron Carswell


University Studies

Catalogue change: 12/04/12

d. Foreign Language (3-6 hours):

Required: Proficiency through 201 level, or 102 level in a language not previously studied.
Students will demonstrate proficiency by completing any course listed below at 201 level or higher in a language previously studied, or at the 102 level in a language not previously studied (3-6 hours). Waiver may apply.

II. Approaches and Perspectives:

a. Aesthetic, Interpretive, and Literary Perspectives (at least 6 hours):

 

Note: No more than 3 hours from any one discipline.

MUS 150 - Survey of Western Art Music


Watson School of Education

Catalogue Change: 8/13/12


On June 15, 2012, the UNC Board of Governors approved the request to change the name of the Donald R. Watson School of Education to the Donald R. Watson College of Education. The implementation of the change from school to college will be for the Fall semester 2012, officially, August 13, 2012, according to a letter dated June 20, 2012, from Suzanne T. Ortega, Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs, UNC General Administration, to UNCW Chancellor Gary L. Miller.

Special Academic Programs

10/09/12 LT

Three-Plus-Two Computer Science and Electrical or Computer Engineering Program


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Dr. K. Diehl, Dr. A. Reamer, Dr. S. Narayan, advisors.
 

Three-Plus-Two Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Program


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Dr. K. Diehl, Dr. A. Reamer, Dr. J. Hall, advisors.


Three-Plus-Two Physics and Electrical Engineering Program


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Dr. K. Diehl, Dr. A. Reamer, Dr. R. Herman, Dr. C. Moyer, advisors.

 

Two-Plus-Two Engineering Program


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(http://www.uncw.edu/preeng/)

Dr. Kenneth C. Diehl, Dr. Amy Craig Reamer, director

 


University Regulations

Catalogue Correction 8/31/15:

Residency Requirement:

To qualify for the bachelor’s degree, students must be enrolled in a degree program at UNCW and must have completed: (1) a minimum of 25 percent of the credit hours required for graduation through courses offered at UNCW and (2) 15 semester hours at the 300-400 level in the major at the 300-400 level. Exceptions to requirement (2) may be made only with the approval of the department chair or school director, and the appropriate dean. Requirement (1) may not be waived.