UWF Catalog cover 2006/2007 Catalog
University of West Florida
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Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
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Table of Contents
Welcome to UWF
Telephone Directory
Academic Calendars
     
Year 2006/2007
     
Fall Semester 2006
     Spring Semester 2007
     Summer Semester 2007

University Mission
Accreditations
Degrees, Areas of Specialization,
Minors

Admissions
After Admission
Financial Assistance
Student Activities
Student Services and Resources
Tuition and Fees
Military and Veterans Information
Registration and Records
Academic Policies
Graduation and General Degree
Requirements

Public Service and Research Centers
College Mission Statements
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Master's Degree Programs
Specialist Degree Programs
Doctoral Degree Programs
Course Numbering System
Course Listings and Descriptions
Administration
Faculty
Index
Degrees, Areas of Specialization, Minors

UWF AWARDS THE FOLLOWING DEGREES:

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
A.A. Associate of Arts

BACHELOR'S DEGREES
B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.F.A. Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.S. Bachelor of Science
B.S.B.A. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
B.S.C.E. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
B.S.E.E. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
B.S.N. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

MASTER'S DEGREES
M.A. Master of Arts
M.Acc. Master of Accountancy
M.A.T. Master of Arts in Teaching
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration
M.Ed. Master of Education
M.P.H. Master of Public Health
M.S. Master of Science
M.S.A. Master of Science in Administration
M.S.T. Master of Science in Teaching

SPECIALIST DEGREE
Ed.S. Specialist in Education

DOCTORAL DEGREE
Ed.D. Doctor of Education


DEGREE PROGRAMS, SPECIALIZATIONS, AND MINORS OFFERED BY UWF INCLUDE:

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
     Associate of Arts, A.A.
     Pre-Engineering, A.A.
     Pre-Pharmacy, A.A.

BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Accounting, B.S.B.A.     department's web site
     Accounting Information Systems
     Controllership
     Professional Accountancy
Anthropology, B.A.     department's web site
     Archaeology
     Biological Anthropology
     Cultural Anthropology
     General Anthropology
Art, B.A.     department's web site
     Art History
     Studio Art
Arts, Fine, B.F.A.     department's web site
Biology, B.S.     department's web site
     General Biology
     Fast Track Master's (B.S. & M.S.)
     Microbiology
     Molecular Biology
     Pre-Dental
     Pre-Professional
Career & Technical Studies, B.S.     department's web site
     Vocational Program Education
     Vocational Teacher
Development
Chemistry, B.A., B.S.     department's web site
     Chemistry
     Chemistry/Biochemistry
     Chemistry/Pre-Dental
     Fast Track Biological Chemistry Master's
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, B.S.     department's web site
Communication Arts, B.A.     department's web site
     Advertising
     Journalism
     Organizational Communication
     Public Relations
     Telecommunication & Film
Computer Engineering, B.S.C.E.*     department's web site
Computer Science, B.S.     department's web site
     Computer Information Systems
     Computer Science
Criminal Justice, B.A.     department's web site
Economics, B.A.     department's web site
Economics (Business), B.S.B.A.     department's web site
     Comprehensive Economics
     Economic Research
     Global Economics
Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.E.*     department's web site
Elementary Education, B.A.     department's web site
     Elementary Education/ESOL Certification
     Educational Studies
Engineering Technology, B.S.     department's web site
     Construction
     Electrical
     Information Engineering Technology
English, B.A.     department's web site
     English/Liberal Arts
     English/Writing
Environmental Studies, B.S.     department's web site
     Environmental Policy
     Geography
     Natural Science
Finance, B.S.B.A.     department's web site
Health Education, B.S.     department's web site
Health, Leisure & Exercise Science, B.S.     department's web site
     Athletic Training
     Exercise Science
     Physical Education
     Sport Management
Health Sciences, B.S.     department's web site
History, B.A.     department's web site
     European Studies
     Gender & Diversity
     History
     Pre-Law
     Public History
Hospitality, Recreation, and Resort Management, B.S.     department's web site
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, B.A.     department's web site
Information Technology Interdisciplinary, B.S.      department's web site
     Bioinformation
     Computer Technology
     Digital Enterprise
     Digital Media
     e-Learning Support Systems
     Human Computer Interaction
International Studies, B.A.     department's web site
Legal Studies, B.A.     department's web site
     Pre-Law
     Professional
Management, B.S.B.A.     department's web site
Management Information Systems, B.S.B.A.     department's web site
Marine Biology, B.S.     department's web site
Maritime Studies, B.A.     department's web site
Marketing, B.S.B.A.     department's web site
     Comprehensive Marketing
     e-Commerce Marketing
     Global Marketing
     Sales Management
Mathematics, B.S.     department's web site
     Mathematics
     Computational and Applied Mathematics
     Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics
     Mathematics Teaching
Middle School Education, B.A.     department's web site
     Teacher Certification
     Educational Studies
Music, B.A.     department's web site
     Music Performance
     Music Performance/Jazz
     Music Performance/Teaching
Nursing, B.S.N.     department's web site
     B.S.N.
     R.N.-B.S.N.
Oceanography, B.S.     department's web site
Philosophy, B.A.     department's web site
     Philosophy
     Religious Studies
Physics, B.S.     department's web site
     Computational Physics
     Engineering Physics
     Physics
Political Science, B.A.     department's web site
     Political Science
     Pre-Law
Prekindergarten/Primary Education, B.A.     department's web site
     Primary Education/ESOL Certification
     Educational Studies
Psychology, B.A.     department's web site
Sciences, Interdisciplinary, B.S.     department's web site
     Biology-Chemistry
     Biology-Computer Science
     Biology-Environmental Studies
     Biology-Mathematics
     Biology-Physics
     Chemistry-Computer Science
     Chemistry-Environmental Studies
     Chemistry-Mathematics
     Chemistry-Physics
     Computer Science-Environmental Studies
     Computer Science-Mathematics
     Computer Science-Physics
     Environmental Studies-Mathematics
     Environmental Studies-Physics
     Mathematics-Physics
     Pre-Pharmacy
     Zoo Science
Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary, B.A.     department's web site
     General
     Special
Social Work, B.A.     department's web site
Special Education, B.A.     department's web site
     Educational Studies
     Exceptional Student/ESOL Certification
Theatre, B.F.A., B.A.     department's web site
     Acting, B.F.A.
     Musical Theatre, B.F.A.
     Theatre, B.A.

* University of West Florida/University of Florida joint program.


MASTER'S DEGREES
Accountancy, M.Acc.     department's web site
Administration, M.S.A.
     department's web site
     Criminal Justice
     Educational Leadership
     Health Care
     Human Performance Technology
     Public Administration
Anthropology, M.A.     department's web site
     Anthropology
     Historical Archaeology
Biology, M.S., M.S.T.     department's web site
     Biology, M.S.
     Biological Chemistry, M.S.
     Coastal Zone Studies, M.S.
     Environmental Biology, M.S.
     Post-Secondary Teaching, M.S.T.
Business Administration, M.B.A.     department's web site
College Student Personnel, M.Ed.
     department's web site
Communication Arts, M.A.     department's web site
Computer Science, M.S.      department's web site
     Computer Science
     Software Engineering
Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.     department's web site
     Applied Behavioral Analysis
     Career and Technical Studies Comprehensive
     Elementary Education Comprehensive
     Elementary Education/ESOL Certification
     ESOL Endorsement
     Exceptional Student Education/Subject Area Comprehensive
     Gifted Education
     Guidance & Counseling
     Middle Level Comprehensive
     Middle Level Certification
     Primary Education Comprehensive
     Reading Endorsement
     Secondary Education Comprehensive
     Secondary Education Certification
Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
     department's web site
     Educational Leadership (Certification)
     Educational Leadership Comprehensive
     Education & Training Management (ETMS)
     ETMS-Instructional Technology
     ETMS-Human Performance Technology
English, M.A.     department's web site
     Creative Writing
     Literature
Environmental Science, M.S.
     department's web site
Health Education, M.S.     department's web site
     Aging Studies
     Health Promotion and Worksite Wellness
     Psycho-Social
Health, Leisure & Exercise Science, M.S.     department's web site
     Exercise Science
     Physical Education
History, M.A.     department's web site
     History
     Historic Preservation
     Public History
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, M.A.    department's web site
Instructional Technology, M.Ed.
     department's web site
Mathematics, M.S.
    department's web site
Political Science, M.A.     department's web site
     Political Science
     Public Administration
     Security and Diplomacy
Psychology, M.A.     department's web site
     Counseling
     General
     Industrial-Organizational
     Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Public Health, M.P.H.
     department's web site
Reading, M.Ed.
     department's web site
Special Education, M.A.
     department's web site
     Exceptional Student/ESOL Certification
     Special Education Comprehensive

EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREES
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S.     department's web site
Educational Leadership, Ed.S.     department's web site


DOCTORAL DEGREES
Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D.     department's web site
     Administrative Studies
     Curriculum & Diversity Studies
     Evaluation and Accountability
     Instructional Technology
     Sciences & Social Sciences
     Teacher Education

MINORS
Accounting
Africana Studies
Aging Studies Interdisciplinary
Anthropology
Art
Art Teaching
Biology
Building Construction
Business
Business Economics
Chemistry
Child Welfare
Computer Science
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
e-Business
Economic Policy
Education
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Exceptional Student Education
Finance
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Studies
General Communication
Geography
Health Services
History
Hospitality, Recreation, & Resort Management
Information Technology
International Studies
Internet Technologies
Juvenile Justice
Latin American Studies
Law & Social Issues
Leadership Communication
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Maritime Studies
Marketing
Marketing Applications
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law/Legal Studies
Pre-Law/Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Quantitative Economics
Religious Studies
Social Welfare
Sociology
Spanish
Substance Abuse
Theatre
Women's Studies

SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
     Air Force
     Army

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Alternative Education (Teacher Education)
Applied Ethics (Philosophy and Religious Studies)
Bio-Medical Sciences (Biology)
Biotechnology (Biology)
Children's Services (Social Work)
Cognitive Psychology (Psychology)
Ecology (Biology)
Electrical Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Evolutionary Biology (Biology)
Fisheries and Aquacultures (Biology)
Geographic Information Science (Environmental Studies)
Gerontology (Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science)
Health Care Ethics (Biology)
Health Communication Leadership (Communication Arts)
Health Psychology (Psychology)
Historic Preservation (History)
Human Performance Technology (Electrical and Computer Technology)
Human Resources (Psychology)
Infectious Disease (Biology)
Information Systems Management & Business Applications (Management Information Systems)
Information Technology (Computer Science)
Internet Marketing (Marketing)
Leadership Skills (Communication Arts)
Legal Studies (Criminal Justice & Legal Studies)
Management Development (Management)
Medical Informatics (Biology)
Molecular Sciences (Biology)
Organizational Development (Management MBA)
Physiology (Biology)
Plant Science (Biology)
Sales Management (Marketing)
Technology Systems Support (Technology, Research and Development)


MAJORS AVAILABLE IN THE FORT WALTON BEACH AREA:

BACHELOR'S DEGREES
   Accounting, B.S.B.A.
   Career & Technical Studies, B.S.
        Vocational Program Development
        Vocational Teacher Education
# Communication Arts, B.A.
        # Public Relations
   Computer Engineering, B.S.C.E.*
# Computer Science, B.S.
        Computer Information Systems
        Computer Science
   Criminal Justice, B.A.
   Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.E.*
   Elementary Education, B.A.
# Environmental Studies, B.S.
# Hospitality, Recreation, and Resort Management, B.S.
# Humanities, Interdisciplinary, B.A.
   Management, B.S.B.A.
   Marketing, B.S.B.A.
   Nursing, B.S.N.** (R.N. to B.S.N.)
   Psychology, B.A.
   Social Sciences Interdisciplinary, B.A.
# Social Work, B.A.
   Special Education, B.A. (Dual Program with Elementary Education)

# Students who wish to pursue their degree full time will have to take classes periodically in Pensacola.

*University of West Florida/University of Florida joint program.

**Joint program with Okaloosa-Walton College.  Degree awarded by University of West Florida.

 MASTER'S DEGREES
   Business Administration, M.B.A.
   Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed.
   Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
         Curriculum and Instruction
         Educational Leadership (Certification)
         Education and Training Management (ETMS) - Human Performance Technology
         Education and Training Management (ETMS) - Instructional Technology
   Instructional Technology, M.Ed.
 

EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREES
# Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S.
   Educational Leadership, Ed.S.

# Students who wish to pursue their degree full time will have to take classes periodically in Pensacola.

DOCTORAL DEGREE
# Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D.
        Administrative Studies
        Curriculum and Diversity Studies
        Instructional Technology

# Students who wish to pursue their degree full time will have to take classes periodically in Pensacola.


MAJORS AVAILABLE AT THE UWF ON-LINE CAMPUS:

BACHELOR'S DEGREES*
   Engineering Technology, B.S.
        Information Engineering Technology
   Maritime Studies, B.A.
   Oceanography, B.S.

*Required upper division courses available on-line.  Students may need to complete some lower division courses at another regionally accredited institution.

MASTER'S DEGREES
   Administration, M.S.A.
        Criminal Justice
        Educational Leadership
        Health Care
        Human Performance Technology
        Public Administration
   Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
        Education and Training Management (ETMS) - Human Performance Technology
        Education and Training Management (ETMS) - Instructional Technology
   Instructional Technology, M.Ed