2020-21 Final Academic Catalogs Published

Jun. 4, 2020

 Final Academic Catalogs Published

The 2020-21 final academic catalogs, which became effective June 1, are live online. See below for summaries of the new, revised, and deleted programs, as well as links to the annual curriculum change summary reports and approved proposals for Curriculum Committee and Graduate Council. 

PDF versions of the catalogs have been published online as well, and can be downloaded and printed on demand. Printed spiral-bound copies may be obtained by submitting a request to the Mail & Copy Center. The printing cost will be billed to your department at $7.50 for the undergraduate catalog and $6.50 for the graduate catalog.

 The catalogs can be accessed at the following links:

2020-21 Graduate Catalog: 

2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog: 

2020-21 Curriculum Changes 

Note: Approved catalog changes made since the draft catalog publication on April 1 are indicated in bold. 

Undergraduate Studies Catalog

New Majors/Emphases

  • Anthropology and Sociology (BA)
  • Biological Sciences (BS) with an Emphasis in Computational Biology
  • Biology (BA) with an Emphasis in Computational Biology
  • Individualized Major in Religious Studies (BA)
  • Languages and Transcultural Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in French 
  • Languages and Transcultural Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in German
  • Languages and Transcultural Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in Spanish
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in Entrepreneurship
  • Music (BM) in Composition with an Emphasis in Concert Music
  • Music (BM) in Composition with an Emphasis in Songwriting
  • Music (BM) in Performance with an Emphasis in Collaborative Piano
  • Music (BM) in Performance with an Emphasis in Jazz
  • Music (BM) in Performance with an Emphasis in Orchestral Instruments
  • Music (BM) in Performance with an Emphasis in Piano
  • Music (BM) in Performance with an Emphasis in Voice
  • Psychological Science (BS)
  • Strategic Communication (BA)

Revised Majors/Emphases

  • Animation (BA)
  • Biological Sciences (BS)
  • Chemistry (BS)
  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Creative Writing (BA)
  • Criminology (BA)
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Middle School
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Biology
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary English
  • Exercise Science (BS)
  • Film Studies (BA)
  • Film, Television and Video Production (BA)
  • Finance (BS)
  • Games and Game Design (BA)
  • General Studies (BA)
  • History (BA)
  • Interactive Digital Media (BA)
  • International Human Rights (BA)
  • International Studies (BA)
  • Management (BA)
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in International Business
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in Marketing
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in Sports Entertainment Management
  • Management Information Systems (BS)
  • Media Communications (BA) – New program name – Media Studies (BA)
  • Music (BA)
  • Music (BM) in Music Direction for Musical Theatre
  • Music Education (BMEd) with an Emphasis in Choral Music K-12
  • Music Education (BMEd) with an Emphasis in Instrumental Music K-12
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Political Science (BA) with an Emphasis in Public Law
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Psychology (BA) with an Emphasis in Mental Health
  • Psychology (BS)
  • Theatre Studies and Dramaturgy (BA)
  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (BA)
  • Combined Degree: Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Secondary English/Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
  • Combined Degree: Marketing (MS)

Deleted Majors/Emphases

  • Computational Biology (BS)
  • Cultural Anthropology (BA)
  • Education (BA) with an Emphasis in Early Childhood/Elementary 
  • Entrepreneurship (BA)
  • French (BA)
  • German (BA)
  • Global Journalism (BA)
  • Management (BA) with an Emphasis in Health Care Administration
  • Motion Media Production (BA)
  • Music (BM) in Collaborative Piano
  • Music (BM) in Composition
  • Music (BM) in Composition (Songwriting)
  • Music (BM) in Instrumental Performance
  • Music (BM) in Jazz Studies – Music Technology
  • Music (BM) in Jazz Studies – Performance 
  • Music (BM) in Piano Performance
  • Music (BM) in Vocal Performance
  • Professional Writing (BA)
  • Religion and Global Society (BA)
  • Religious Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in Religion and the Arts and Humanities
  • Religious Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in Religion and the Social Sciences
  • Religious Studies (BA) with an Emphasis in Religious Traditions
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • Speech Communication Studies (BA)

New Minor

  • Entrepreneurship

Revised Minors

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology: Archaeology Studies
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Educational Psychology – New program name – Psychology: Educational
  • Education
  • Film Studies
  • General Psychology – New program name – Psychology: General
  • Health Psychology – New program name – Psychology: Health
  • International Human Rights
  • Media Communications – New program name – Media Studies
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Professional Writing
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Theatre

Deleted Minor

  • European Studies
  • Media Literacy
  • Speech Communication Studies

Revised Certificates

  • Art Therapy – New program name – Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Diversity and Identity in the U.S.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Psychology – New program name – Psychology: General
  • International Human Rights
  • International Studies

Deleted Certificate

  • Professional Writing

New Prefixes

  • ANSO – Anthropology and Sociology
  • EDEX – Educational Experiences 
  • MDST – Media Studies

Deleted Prefixes

  • ANTH – Anthropology 
  • MEDC – Media Communications 
  • SOCI – Sociology 

For further details on these changes and others that have been approved by the Curriculum Committee (such as new, revised, and deleted courses), view the 2019-20 Curriculum Committee Annual Summary (xlsx) and the 2019-20 Approved Proposals.

Graduate Studies Catalog

New Majors/Emphases/Tracks

  • Educational Leadership and Administration (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA) with an Emphasis in Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics for Educators (MA) (without emphases)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Middle School Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Secondary School Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Special Education
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Corporate Communication
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Information Technology Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in International Business

Revised Majors/Emphases/Tracks

  • Applied Educational Psychology (MA)
  • Applied Educational Psychology (MA) with a Track in Fostering Resilience in “At Risk” Children and Youth
  • Counseling (MA)
  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in Couples, Marriage, Family and Child Counseling
  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in School Counseling
  • Data Analytics (MS)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD) in Transformative Learning in the Global Community – New program name – Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  • Education and Innovation (MA)
  • Educational Leadership (EdS)
  • International Relations (Global MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA) with an Emphasis in Organizational Development – New program name – Management and Leadership (MA) with an Emphasis in Organizational Development and Change
  • Marketing (MS)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Corporate Finance
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Digital Marketing Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Health Administration
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Project Management
  • Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • National Security Studies (MA)
  • New Media Production (MA)
  • Nursing (MSN)
  • Organizational Development (MA) – New program name – Organizational Development and Change (MA)
  • Reading (MA)
  • School Counseling (MA)
  • School Psychology (EdS)
  • School Psychology (EdS) with a Track in International Children’s Rights
  • Special Education (MA)
  • Special Education (MA) with an Emphasis in Severe Developmental Disabilities

Deleted Majors/Emphases/Tracks

  • Applied Educational Psychology (MA) with a Track in Psychology and Education of Gifted Students
  • Art (MA)
  • Church Music (MM)
  • Communication Arts (MA)
  • Communication Arts (MA) with an Emphasis in General Communication Arts
  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in Family Life Counseling
  • Early Childhood Education (MA)
  • Early Childhood Education (MA) with an Emphasis in Inclusive Education
  • Early Childhood Education (MAT) 
  • Educational Technology Leadership (EdS)
  • Elementary Education (MAT)
  • International and Nongovernmental Organizations (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Environmental Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in International Relations
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Media Communications
  • Mathematics for Educators (MA) with an Emphasis in Community College Mathematics
  • Mathematics for Educators (MA) with an Emphasis in Middle School Mathematics
  • Mathematics for Educators (MA) with an Emphasis in Secondary Mathematics
  • Middle School Education (MAT)
  • Multimodal Literacy for Global Impact (MA)
  • Secondary School Education (MAT)
  • Special Education (MAT)

New Dual Degree Options

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Environmental Management (MS)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)/International Relations (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)/Media Communications (MA)

Revised Dual Degree and Dual Major Options

  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Business and Organizational Security Management (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Finance (MS)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Human Resources Development (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Information Technology Management (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Marketing (MS)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Science Management and Leadership (MS)
  • National Security Studies (MA)/Cybersecurity (MS)
  • National Security Studies (MA)/Criminal Justice (MS)
  • National Security Studies/International Relations dual major (MA)

Deleted Dual Major Options

  • International Relations/International and Nongovernmental Organizations dual major (MA)

New Certificate

  • Severe Developmental Disabilities and Autism

Revised Certificates

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Dyslexia
  • Fostering Resilience in “At Risk” Children and Youth
  • Government Contracting
  • Mobile Technology in Education
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Organizational Development – New program name – Organizational Development and Change
  • Robotics for STEM Educators

Deleted Certificates

  • Advanced New Media Production
  • Comparative and Regional Governance
  • Fundamentals of Multimedia Production
  • Pedagogical Coordination in the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Psychology and Education of Gifted Students
  • Writing for Educators

New Prefix

  • MBA – Master of Business Administration

Programs Discontinued at WEBG only; Will Remain Offered at Other Approved Campuses

  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in Couples, Marriage Family and Child Counseling
  • International Development (Certificate)
  • International and Nongovermental Organizations (Certificate)
  • International and Regional Security (Certificate)

For further details on these changes and others that have been approved by the Graduate Council (such as new, revised, and deleted courses), view the 2019-20 Graduate Council Annual Summary (xlsx) and the 2019-20 Approved Proposals.

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