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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Addendum 2018 -19 Catalogue


Catalog Home Page

Catalogue Change:  2/5/19

Added the following paragraph to the catalogue home page to provide a description of the catalogue and its uses in compliance with SACSCOC requirements.

The UNC Wilmington undergraduate catalogue is a valuable resource intended for use by prospective and currently enrolled students, faculty, advisors and staff.  The catalogue provides information about the University’s curriculum, academic policies and regulations, degree program requirements and course offerings. In addition, information about admission procedures, financial aid, university facilities and resources, student life, and a Faculty Directory are also included. Enrolled students are strongly encouraged to use the catalogue in addition to consulting with their advisors when planning their academic programs.  The catalogues are updated and published annually each summer for the upcoming academic year.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, B.S.N.

Catalogue Change  12/6/18:

The baccalaureate program in the School of Nursing is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission of on Collegiate Education in Nursing Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791. In order to be eligible to begin practice as a registered nurse, each graduate must obtain a satisfactory score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).


Classical Studies Minor

Catalogue Change: 8/24/18

Dr. A. Deagon, Mr. David Hoot, coordinator


College of Arts and Sciences

Catalogue Change: 10/16/18:

Kemille S. Moore, associate dean
Richard L. Ogle, associate dean
W. David Webster, associate dean


Jess Boersma, associate dean for student success, policy and undergraduate scholarship
Kemille Moore, associate dean for faculty policy and enrollment management
Michelle Scatton-Tessier, associate dean for curriculum, new programs and college policy
W. David Webster, senior associate dean for graduate programs, research and innovation


Leadership Studies Minor

Catalogue Change 9/20/19:

Dr. J. Nottingham, Amy Garrett Dikkers, coordinator

The Watson College of Education offers an interdisciplinary minor in leadership studies for students in all majors. This minor provides students with an understanding of leadership theory and practice from multidimensional perspectives. Opportunities to engage in leadership experiences and challenges in a variety of contexts are also provided. Students complement core requirements with courses in more than thirty-five  a variety of academic disciplines. Students should contact the coordinator in the Watson College of Education for additional information.

Elective Courses:

Students select an additional 12 9 hours of elective courses in four academic areas from an approved list. For a list of approved elective courses, students should contact the coordinator of the leadership studies minor.


School of Nursing

Catalogue Change 12/6/18:

The B.S. with a major in Professional Nursing in the School of Nursing is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission of on Collegiate Education in Nursing Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupon Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.


Security Studies Minor

Catalogue Change: 8/24/18

Dr. D. Masters, Dr. Anup Phayal coordinator


School of Health and Applied Human Services

Catalogue Change 11/21/18:

Updated faculty listed in HAHS programs as follows:
Exercise Science B.S.: Added Dr. Mc Daniel and Ms. Van Meter
Exercise Science B.S./Applied Gerontology MS: Added Dr. Mc Daniel, added “exercise science program coordinator”,  after Dr. Sprod, added Ms. Van Meter
Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Minor: Added “program coordinator” after Dr. Franzidis, Added Mr. Foster, Mr. Holland, removed, Dr. Herstine, Mr. Nix
Recreation, Sprot Leadership and Tourism Management, B.A.: Added “program coordinator” after Dr. Franzidis, Added Mr. Foster, Mr. Holland, removed, Dr. Herstine, Mr. Nix


Catalogue Change 8/24/18:

Dr. Christopher Lantz Steve Elliott, director
Dr. Steve Elliott Ms. Lindsey Nanney, interim associate director

Dr. C. Ashton, recreation therapy coordinator, Mr. C. Barnes, Ms. E. Baynard, Dr. R. Boyce, Dr. K. Brown athletic training coordinator, Dr. H. Priest Catalano public health coordinator, Dr. L. Chen-Edinboro, Dr. S. Cherry, Dr. S. Combs healthful living and fitness education coordinator physical education and health coordinator, Dr. R. Cottrell public health coordinator, Dr. D. Dowd, Dr. J. Figueroa, Mr. J. Foster, Dr. A. Franzidis recreation, sport leadership and tourism management coordinator, Dr. E. Fugate-Whitlock, Dr. A. Glass gerontology coordinator, Dr. C. Gray, Dr. J. Herstine, Mr. W. Holland, recreation, sport leadership and tourism management coordinator  Dr. A. Huelscamp, Dr. D. Johnson, Dr. J. Lothes, Mr. A. McDaniel, Ms. S. Miller, Ms. L. Nanney physical activity and wellness PED 101 coordinator, Dr. M. Pate, Dr. E. Richardson, Dr. A. Seaman, Ms.T. Shields, Dr. L. Spivey, Dr. L. Sprod exercise science coordinator, Ms. M. Todd, Dr. W. Tseh exercise science coordinator, Ms. J. Van Meter, Mr. J. Weber, Dr. K. Whipple, Dr. S. Zinder athletic training coordinator.

The mission of the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) is to promote the health and wellbeing of all persons through exemplary preparation of Health and Human Science professionals, community engagement, and research. The SHAHS offers majors in athletic training, exercise science (with a concentration in allied health or exercise physiology certification), physical education and health (with a concentration in K-12 teacher certification or lifetime fitness and health), public health (with a concentration in community health education or pre-clinical health or global health), recreation, sport leadership and tourism management (with an option in tourism, hospitality and events or recreational sport leadership or public and non-profit recreation), and recreation therapy (with a concentration in physical rehabilitation or behavioral health or geriatrics or pediatrics). Health and Applied Human Sciences also offers an undergraduate interdisciplinary minor in gerontology (see Gerontology in this catalogue). The school also offers minors in health and in recreation, sport leadership and tourism management. is to promote the health and wellbeing of all persons through exemplary preparation of future professionals, scholarly activity, and community engagement. The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) is one of three schools (along with the School of Social Work and the School of Nursing) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS). The SHAHS has six undergraduate degree programs: Public Health; Exercise Science; Healthful Living and Fitness Education; Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management; and Recreation Therapy. Minors are offered in Gerontology; Health; and Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management. At the graduate level, the SHAHS has a Master’s of Science degree in Applied Gerontology, a post-baccalaureate certificate in Gerontology, and 4+1 degree programs (Bachelors / Masters) with Public Health / Gerontology, Recreation Therapy / Gerontology, and Exercise Science / Gerontology, and supports a Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and a Masters of Education concentration in Physical Education and Health through the Watson College of Education. The SHAHS also sponsors PED 101 (Physical Activity and Wellness), which serves as the university wellbeing requirement.


Course Descriptions

Catalogue Change: 11/2/18

CLR 470: The Business of Clinial Research:
Corrected an inadvertent omission to the course description to add “Open to students within the major only.” Changed “Prerequisite” to “Corequisite”.


Catalogue Change: 8/29/18

Corrections were made to the University Studies attributes for the following courses:

BIO 240 & BIOL 240 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies II: Approaches and Perspectives/Scientific Approaches to the Natural World.

CSC 105 - Computing Competencies for College and the Workplace:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.

EDN 200 and EDNL 200 - Teacher, School and Society:
Addition: Satisfies University Studies II: Approaches and Perspectives/Living in Our Diverse Nation.

COM 431 - Integrated Marketing Communication: Brand Strategy and Research:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive.

ENG 103 - College Writing and Reading (Advanced):
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.

ENG 305 - Professional Review Writing:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive.

FRH 311 - French Civilization:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.

HST 487 - Topics in Global History:
Addition: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy. 

NSG 398 - Health Policy:
Removal: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive. Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.

CSC 385 - Professional and Ethical Issues in Computer Science:
Removal: Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.

ENG 225 - World Literature to 1600:
Satisfies University Studies V: Explorations Beyond the Classroom.

ENG 290 - Themes in Literature:
Removal:
Satisfies University Studies V: Explorations Beyond the Classroom.

ENG 495 - Senior Seminar in Literature:
Removal: Satisfies University Studies V: Explorations Beyond the Classroom.


Faculty

Catalogue Change 12/13/18:

Remove listing:
Kenneth Ells, visiting assistant professor of marine science, A.A., Cape Fear Community College; B.S., University of North Carolina Wilmington; Ph.D., Duke University

Catalogue Change: 10/5/18:

Faculty Emeriti

Added:

Darwin Dennison, Ph.D., professor emeritus of health and applied human sciences


University Calendar

Catalogue Change: 3/22/19:

Changes to the housing dates for Fall 2019:

August 17, Saturday On-campus housing opens for new and transfer students only freshmen students at 8 a.m.
August 18-19, Sunday-Monday Freshman orientation and advising
August 19, Monday 18, Sunday On-campus housing opens for returning and transfer students 10:00 9:00 a.m.

Catalogue Change 1/18/19:

Additions to the Summer 2019 and Summer 2020 calendar for IT Maintenance Weekends.

August 9-12, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.– Monday 8 a.m.)
August 7-12, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.– Monday 8 a.m.)
May 15-18, May 29-June 1, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.– Monday 8 a.m.)

Catalogue Change: 10/15/18

Changes to the Fall 2018 calendar due to effects of Hurricane Florence:

October 11-12, Thursday-Friday Fall Break; no classes (Canceled)
October 12-15, 18-21, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m.– Monday 8 a.m.)
October 12 Friday 23, Tuesday Graduation Application Deadline – Fall 2018 – undergraduate and graduate students
October 15, Monday Classes resume  8 a.m.
October 15 22, Monday Last day to withdraw with a W – undergraduate students
November 15, Thursday Last day to withdraw with a W – 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, 7,  Wednesday Friday Last day of classes
December 6, Thursday Reading Day (Canceled)
December 7-8, Friday-Saturday Final examinations
December 10-13 14, Monday-Thursday Friday Final examinations
December 13, 14 Thursday Friday Fall semester ends


Change to the Fall 2019 IT Maintenance Weekend:

October 11-14, 18-21, Friday-Monday IT Maintenance Weekend (Friday 5 p.m. - Monday 8 a.m.)

University Studies Program

Catalogue Change: 10/24/18

Transfer Students and University Studies

North Carolina Community College transfer students, entering UNCW Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018, who have earned an AA or AS degree meeting the requirements of the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) will receive a waiver of Foundations and Approaches & Perspectives requirements with the exception of PE; foreign language; and 3 credits from Living in Our Diverse Nation or Living in a Global Society. They will also receive a waiver of 3 credits each of Critical Reasoning, Writing Intensive and Information Literacy, and Quantitative and Logical Reasoning competency requirements. AS and AA degree-holding transfer students will be held to all other University Studies requirements. All other transfer students will be held to University Studies in its entirety, with the exception of First Year Seminar.

University Studies includes both lower division general education components and graduation requirements related to the major. For those articulation agreements specifying transfer of lower division general education requirements, lower division general education components of University Studies include: Foundations, Approaches & Perspectives (only 3 credits of Living in Our Global Society or Living in Our Diverse Nation may apply as lower division credit), 3 credits of Quantitative and Logical Reasoning Critical Reasoning Competency, 3 credits of Writing Intensive Competency, and 3 credits of Information Literacy Competency. Note that other credit meeting University Studies requirements may transfer on a course-by-course basis and some courses may be exempted by specific agreements (e.g. lifetime wellness and foreign language requirements by the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement).