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| Academic Programs by College| Campus Information | Welcome and Notes to Students | General Information | Admission to the University | Expenses and Financial Aid | The Campus | Services & Special Programs | Activities, Athletics, and Organizations | Academic Regulations and Student Conduct | Degree Requirements | Colleges & Schools |Undergraduate Course and Program Descriptions | Administrative, Faculty and Staff listings | Calendar | Campus Map 


 
INDEX   (references printed catalog copy)

 
A

Academic Advising  21
transfer student  11
Academic Discovery Lab  21
Academic policies (regulations)  39
Academic programs offered  Inside front cover
Academic progress, standards of  17
Academic records
access to  39
and privacy  39
Academic Staff, list of  269
see also Faculty, list of
Academic Success Institute  26
Accountancy major, minor  80
Accreditation  5
ACT (American College Test)  9, 11
Activities and Organizations  33
Activity (segregated) fee  15
Address changes  45
Administrative Code Requirements  
(teacher education)  66
Administration, list of
UW-La Crosse  6
UW System  6
Admission to the University  9
adult special students  13
application fee  9
freshmen  9
international students  13
probationary  9
reentry/readmission  13
second degree students  13
special  13
transfer  12
Advanced Placement Program  10
Advising, academic  21
Affirmative Action and Diversity Office  3
Alumni Association  37
Anthropology  241
minor  241
Appeals, academic  46
grade  41
Applied Geography Concentration
(Geography)  158
Applied Music  207
Aquatic Science Concentration (Biology)  87
Archaeology  240
major  240
Art  major, minor  82
Broadfield major  82
Art Photography  85
minor  82
Arts and Communication, School of  73
Associate degree
at UW-La Crosse  53
elsewhere, and transfer policy  12
Astronomy  216
Astronomy emphasis (Physics)  261
Athletics, Intercollegiate  36
Athletic Training major
(Exercise and Sport Science)  60, 147
Attendance policy  45
Auditing classes, policy on  39

B
Baccalaureate degrees
Bachelor of Arts degree  54, 73
Bachelor of Science degree  54, 73
Second degree  13, 54
Billing (fees)  15
Biochemistry  15
Biology  major, minor  87, 88
Biomedical Science Concentration
(Biology)  87
Board of Regents, UW System  6
Broadfield Art (Middle/Secondary
Education)  82
Broadfield Science (Middle/Secondary
Education)  71
Broadfield Social Studies (Middle/Secondary
Education)  71
Buildings, UW-La Crosse map  293
Business Administration, College of  57
Business Administration minor  92
Business Concentration (Chemistry)  93
Business Concentration (French)  200
Business Concentration (Spanish)  204
Business Concentration (Physics)  216

C

Calendar for 2003-05  296
Campus Child Center  294
Career Services Office  21
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Concentration (Biology)  87
Certification to teach  65
Chemistry  major, minor  93
with ACS Certification  93
with Business Concentration  93
with Environmental Science Concentration  93
Child/Youth Care emphasis  96
Chinese  99
Civil rights of students  3
Classification of students  39
Clinical Laboratory 99
Clinical Laboratory Science  major  99
Clinical Science  98
Coaching Competitive Athletics Concentration
(Exercise and Sport Science)  149
Colleges and Schools  56
Commencement Honors  55
Committees
Committee on Academic Policies and
Standards (CAPS)  46
General Education Committee  50
student/faculty  33
Undergraduate Curriculum  79
Communication Studies  113
Communication Studies majors
Interpersonal Communication emphasis  113
Public Relations and Organizational
Communication emphasis  113
Persuasion and Public Communication
emphasis  113
Telecommunication emphasis  113
Communication Studies minors
Interpersonal Communication minor  114
Public Relations and Organizational
Communication minor  114
Persuasion and Public Communication
minor  114
Telecommunication minor  114
Community Health Education 166
Computational Science  minor  118
Computer Science major, minor  119
Computing Services 29
Concerts  36
Conduct policy for students  47
Conservation (statutory requirements,
teacher education)  66
Continuing Education, Office of  28
Cooperative education  26, 180
internships  26, 180
Cooperative program with Viterbo  26
Cooperatives (statutory requirements,
teacher education)  66
Core requirements
Arts and Communication  73
Business Administration  57
Education  63
Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Teacher Education  60
Liberal Studies  72
Science and Allied Health  75
Correspondence study policy  42
Counseling and Testing Services  22
Course and Program Descriptions  78
Courses
descriptions 78
numbering system  79
Creative Writing minor (English)  136
Credit
advanced placement program  10
by examination  10, 39
resident  54
retroactive  10, 39, 187, 197
transcript  39
transfer of  12
Credit load  42
Criminal Justice minor  241
Cross listed course  46
Curriculum and Instruction  125
also see education courses


D

Dean’s List  41
Degree programs offered  Inside front cover
Degree requirements  48
Degrees
associate  53
baccalaureate  54
second  13, 54
Departmental honors program  25
Departments/Programs  79
Diploma, Mailing of  55
Directory Information  39
Disabilities accessibility  3
Disability Resource Services (students with
special needs)  3, 22
Disciplinary procedures  47
Discretionary Drop  44
Distance Education  28
Diversity Requirement  54
Dormitories
see Residence halls
Drop/add period for classes  44
Drop Policy  44
see Withdrawal


E

Early Childhood Education  67, 129
Earth Science  minor  75, 158
Economics  major, minor  122
Education, School of  63
Certifiable majors, minors  63
Licensure  70
Education
Curriculum and Instruction  125
Early Childhood Education  67
Educational Foundations  130
Reading  132
Special Education  132
Educational Foundations  130
Educational liaison units  28
Educational Media  134
Instructional Media Minor  134
Educational Technologies  29
Elementary/Middle Licensure  66
Emergency medical withdrawal policy  45
Employment, student  17
internships 180
work study programs  17
Engineering
see Physics  215
English  major, minor  135
Creative Writing minor  136
Professional Writing minor  136
English as a Second Language  142
English as a Second Language minor
see TESOL  142
English course placement  11
Enrollment restrictions  79
in graduate courses  79
Entrance examination  9
Environmental Science Concentration
(Biology)  88
Environmental Science Concentration
(Chemistry)  93
Environmental Science Concentration
(Geography)  158
Environmental Studies  minor  144
Ethnic and Racial Studies  minor  144
European Emphasis (International Studies)  178
Examinations
entrance  9
final  46
for admission to university  9
Exceptional Education requirement
for prospective teachers  66
Exchanges with foreign universities  27
Exercise and Sport Science  60, 147
Exercise and Sport Science majors
Physical Education Teacher
Certification   60, 147
Athletic Training major  62 147
Fitness emphasis  62, 148
Sport Management emphasis  62, 148
Expenses and Financial Aid  16



F

Faculty, list of  259
adjunct and clinical  282
emeriti  280
see also Academic Staff, list of  269
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act  39
Federal grant programs  16
Fees  15
for graduation  54
refunds  
see Withdrawal  45
Final examinations  46
Finance  major  156
with Risk/Insurance Concentration  155
Financial aid  16
Financial encumbrance see the Eagle Eye (student
handbook)
Fitness emphasis
(Exercise and Sport Science)  62, 148
Food Service  15
Foreign student adviser  23
Foreign study programs  27, 197
Foundation, UW-L  18
Fraternities  35
Freedom of thought  3
French  major, minor  200
with Business Concentration  200
Freshman admissions  9
Full-time attendance  42

G

General Education  49
General Information  4
General Science major, minor  69
Geography/Earth Science  158
Earth Science minor  158
Geography major, minor  158
Applied Georgraphy Concentration  158
Environmental Science Concentration  158
Geographic Information Science  158
German  Studies  major, minor  202
Gerontology emphasis  162
Grades  40
appeal  41
change  41
incomplete   41
pass/fail  42
reports  41
transcripts  39
and withdrawal from UW-L  45
Graduate courses, enrollment restrictions
for seniors  40, 79
Graduate programs offered  Inside front cover
Graduation fee  54
baccalaureate  54
second degree  54
Graduation with honors  55
Graduation requirements  54
Grants  16-17
Grievance procedures  46
also see the Eagle Eye (student handbook)
H

Half-term courses, withdrawal from  44
Half-time attendance  42
Handicapped accessibility  
see disabilities accessibility  3
Health Education and Health Promotion  163
Community Health major   60, 163
School Health Education major, minor  60, 163
Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and
Teacher Education, College of  60
Health services  15, 22
High school student enrollment  10
High school preparation  9
History  major, minor  168
Public History minor  168
Honor code, student  47
Honorary societies  35
Honors,
commencement  55
graduation  55
list, Dean’s  41
Honors programs, departmental  25
Biology  87
Economics  122
English  135
Geography  158
Microbiology  191
Modern Languages  197
Philosophy  212
Physics  215
with Astronomy emphasis  216
Political Science/Public Administration  222
Psychology  227
Sociology/Archaeology  240
Honors program, University  25, 174
Housing  15, 23
Human Performance Laboratory  30
Human Relations requirement
for prospective teachers 66




















I

Incomplete grades  41
Independent Research Program Abroad  28
Independent study
see courses by department
Information Systems major, minor 175
Installment billing  15
Institutes
Academic Success Institute  26
English as a Second Language  142
Latin American Studies  181
Instructional Media minor
see Educational Media  134
Insurance/Risk Concentration (Finance)  155
Insurance, health  22
Interim Session Credit  42
International Business, major, minor  177
International Education  27, 178
International Student Exchange Program  27
International students  13, 23
International student adviser  23
International Studies  minor  178
European emphasis  178
Latin American emphasis  178
Internships
cooperative education  26, 180
alternative to student teaching  60
Interpersonal Communication emphasis/minor
(Communication Studies)  113
Intra-university transfers  41

J

J Term  7
Joint Transfer Program  12

L

La Crosse Battery of Exams  142
see also English as a Second Language
La Crosse Exercise and Health Program  30
La Crosse Medical Health Science
Consortium Inc.  31
Latin American Studies  181
Lectures and Concerts  36
Legal Aid Service  23
Liberal Studies, College of  72
Liberal Studies Component, General
Education  51
Library  28
Living expenses  15
Load, student credit  42
Loans  16, 17
see also grants; scholarships; work study
Location, campus 7











M

Majors and minors  Inside front cover
second major  54
see also course and program descriptions
Management   major  182
General Management and Technology
  track  182
Human Resources track  182
International Management track  182
Business Administration  minor  184
Map, campus  293
Marketing  major  185
Mathematics  major, minor  187
Statistics emphasis  187
Statistics minor  187
Mathematics course placement  11
Meals (Food Service)  15
Media Services  29
Medical withdrawal  45
Microbiology  major  191
Biomedical  191
Environmental Science  191
Middle/Secondary Broadfield majors  71
Military Science 195
Mission of the University  5
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center  29
Modern Languages  197
Chinese  199
French  major, minor  200
with Business Concentration  200
German Studies  major, minor 202
Russian  203
Spanish  major, minor  204
with Business Concentration  204
Retroactive Credit and Advanced Placement  197
Multicultural Student Services Office  23
Music  206
Music education majors
choral  206
general  206
instrumental  207
Music majors
History  206
Jazz Performance  206
Music Theatre  206
Performance  206
Piano Pedagogy  206
Theory  206
Music minor  207
Musical organizations  34

N

Name and address changes, reporting  45
Non-degree students  13
Non-resident fees  16
Nuclear Medicine Technology  major  75, 108
Numbering system for courses  79

O

Occupational Therapy  101
Off-campus credit  12
Organization of the University  6
Organizations  34-35
Overloads  42
P

Part-time attendance  42
Pass/fail policy  42
Permanent records  39
Persuasion and Public Communication emphasis/
minor (Communication Studies)  113
Petitions, academic  46
Philosophy  major, minor  212
Photography minor
See Art Photography  85
Physical Education
see Exercise and Sport Science  147
Physical Education, teacher certification  147
Physical facilities  See map  295
Physical Therapy  
see Pre-professional curriculums
Physician Assistant Studies 104
major  see Clinical Science  98
Physics  major, minor  215
Astronomy emphasis  216
Computational Physics emphasis  216
Dual Degree Program in Engineering
and Physics  215
Optics emphasis  216
with Business Concentration  216
Pigeon Lake Field Station  27
Placement and Career Advising
see Career Services Office  21
Placement Test (Admission)
English  11
Mathematics  11
Planetarium  30
Policies
academic  39
athletic  36
attendance  45
auditing classes  39
conduct for students  47
correspondence study  42
emergency medical withdrawal  45
pass/fail  42
probation/retention/suspension  43
repetition of classes  42
withdrawal from classes  44
withdrawal from the university  45
Political Science  major, minor  221
Pre-professional curriculums  76
Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST)  76
Prerequisites for courses  79
Privacy of academic records  39
Probation (academic)  43
Professional Writing minor (English)  137
Program descriptions  79
Programs offered,  academic  Inside front cover
Psychology  major, minor  227
Public Administration  major, minor  221
Public History emphasis  168
Public Relations and Organizational
Communication emphasis/minor
(Communication Studies)  114





R

Radiation Sciences
Nuclear Medicine Technology major 108
Radiation Therapy  major  110
Reading  132
also see:  education
Reading requirement for prospective
teachers  66
Readmission/reentry  13
Records (academic)
access to  39
and privacy  39
Recreation Management  major, minor  60, 233
see also  Therapeutic Recreation
Recreation Management/Therapeutic Recreation
course availability  233
Refunds
see current semester Timetable
see withdrawal  45
Regents, Board of (UW System)  6
Registration  23
Registration, late  44
Religious beliefs accommodation  45
Religious organizations  35
Remedial courses  42
Repetition of courses  42
Reports of grades  41
Residence halls  15
Residence requirements  54
Retention standards  43
Risk/Insurance Concentration (Finance)  155
River Studies Center  30
ROTC  195,  see Military Science
Russian  203

S

Schedule changes  44
Scholarships  17-19
see also grants; loans; veterans’ benefits;
work study
School Health Education  167
School of Arts and Communication  73
School of Education  63
School year  7
Science and Allied Health, College of  75
Secondary General Science  63
Secondary Broadfield Social Studies  63
Secondary Licensure  69
Second degree  13, 53
Second major  53
College of Business Administration  58
Segregated fee  15
Seniors
enrollment in graduate courses  40, 91
requirements for graduation  53
Single Parent Self-Sufficiency Program (SSP)  255
Skills Component, General Education  49
Slash courses  79
Small Business Development Center  30
Social Studies minor 68
see also broadfield social studies
Sociology/Archaeology  240
Anthropology minor  241
Archaeological Studies major   240
Sociology major, minor  240
Sororities  35
Spanish  204
major, minor  204
with Business Concentration  204
Special academic programs  25
Special Education  132
also see:  education
Special Physical Education Concentration
(Adapted)  149
Special students  13
Sports  
see Intercollegiate Athletics  36
Sport Management emphasis
(Exercise and Sport Science)  148
Statistics
emphasis (Mathematics)  187
minor (Mathematics)  187
Statutory requirements  66
Strength and Conditioning Concentration  149
Student activities  33-36
Student Centers  33
Student disciplinary procedures  47
Student employment  17
internships  180
work study programs  17
Student government  33
Student Life Office  24
Student loan programs  17
see also grants; scholarships; work study
Student organizations  34-35
Student Services  21-3
Student Support Services  25
Student teaching  67
Study abroad  27
Study tours  27
Summer Session  7
Suspension (for academic reasons)  43


T

Teacher certification  66
Teacher education requirements  66
Teaching English to Speakers of Other
Languages 169
Telecommunication emphasis/minor
(Communication Studies)  113
Telephone numbers  1
Testing Center  22
Textbooks  15
Theatre, UW-L  35
Theatre Arts  252
major
Design/Technical emphasis  252
General Studies Emphasis  252
Performance Emphasis  252
Music Theatre  252
minor
Therapeutic Recreation  major  60, 236
Time Extensions  46
Time limits
appeals in academic matters  46
audit to credit  39
change of grades  41
credit to audit  39
half-term/short-term  45
incompletes  41
schedule changes  44
withdrawal  45
Tours of campus  9
Transcripts  39
Transcript Credit
transfer students  12
Transfers, intra-university  41
Transfer students  
admission  11
credit for previous work  12
technical college system transfers  12
transcripts  12
Tuition  15
Two-year transfer policy  12


U

Undergraduate classifications  39
Undergraduate Program and Course
Descriptions  78
Undergraduate Transfer Procedures  12
University Honors Program  25, 174
see also Departmental Honors
University Theatre  35
Upward Bound program  25
UW Colleges transfer  12
UW System  6
UW-L Foundation  19


V

Veterans’ benefits  19
Visiting campus  9
Viterbo College, cooperative program  26


W

WCWC (West Central Wisconsin Consortium)  6
Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS)
transfer policy  12
Withdrawal from classes  44
Withdrawal from the university  45
Withdrawal, emergency medical  45
Women’s Studies  minor  255
Work study program  17
see also loans; scholarships
Writing Center  24
Writing minors (English)
Creative Writing  136
Professional Writing  136
Writing Emphasis Courses  51


X Y Z

Youth Options Program  10