2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog

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Academic Calendar 2013-14
An Introduction to Lynchburg College Mission
Academic Sessions
The Campus
Non-Discrimination Statement
Safety and Security Statement
Academic Programs Core Goals
General Education
Lynchburg College Symposium Readings Program (LCSR)
Major Programs
Minor Programs
School of Graduate Studies
General Education Requirements
Major Fields of Concentration
Minor Fields of Concentration
General Studies
Westover Honors Program
Professional and Pre-Professional Curricula
Business and Economics, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Accounting Major
Accounting Minor
Business Administration Major
Business Minor
Economics Major
Economics Minor
Economic Crime Prevention and Investigation Major
Fraud Investigation Minor
Human Resources Management Major
Human Resources Management Minor
Leadership Studies Minor
Management Major
Management Minor
Marketing Major
Marketing Minor
Communication and the Arts, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Art Major
Art Major – Graphic Design Emphasis
Graphic Design Minor
Art Major – Studio Art Emphasis
Studio Art Minor
Art History Minor
Communication Studies Major
Communication Studies Major – Communication and Social Influence Emphasis
Communication and Social Influence Minor
Communication Studies Major – Convergent Journalism Emphasis
Convergent Journalism Minor
Communication Studies Major – Electronic Media Emphasis
Electronic Media Minor
Communication Studies Major – Public Relations Emphasis
Public Relations/Journalism Minor
Museum Studies Minor
Music Major
Music Major – Instrumental Performance Emphasis
Music Major – Vocal Performance Emphasis
Music Major – Instrumental Education Emphasis
Music Major – Vocal Education Emphasis
Music Minor
Music for Children Minor
Music History Minor
Music Performance Minor
Popular Culture Minor
Theatre Major
Theatre Major – Design/Technical Emphasis
Theatre Major-General Emphasis
Theatre Major – Performance Emphasis
Theatre Minor
Education and Human Development, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Ed., Elementary Education Emphasis
Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Ed., Special Education Emphasis (Grades K-12)
Secondary Education Minor
Special Education Minor
Teacher Preparation Program
Admission to the Teacher Preparation Program
Admission to Student Teaching
Teacher Licensure
Health Sciences and Human Performance, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Athletic Training Major
Coaching Minor
Exercise Physiology Major
Health and Physical Education Major
Health Promotion Major
Health Promotion Minor
Nursing Major
Sport Management Major
Sport Management Minor
Sports Medicine Minor
Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Criminology Major
Criminology Minor
English Major – Literature Emphasis
English Major – Writing Emphasis
English Minor
French Major
French Minor
Gender Studies Minor
German Minor
History Major
History – American History Emphasis
History – European History Emphasis
History Minor
International Relations Major
International Relations Minor
Latin Minor
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor
Philosophy Major
Philosophy – Political Science Major
Philosophy Minor
Political Science Major
Political Science Minor
Religious Studies Major
Religious Studies Minor
Sociology Major
Sociology Major – Cultural Studies Emphasis
Sociology Major – Deviance and Crime Emphasis
Sociology Major – Human Services Emphasis
Sociology Minor
Spanish Major
Spanish Minor
Sciences, School of Majors and Minors Listing
Biology Major
Biology Minor
Biomedical Science Major
Chemistry Major
Chemistry Major – Bachelor of Arts
Chemistry Major – Bachelor of Science
Chemistry Minor
Computer Science Major
Computer Science Minor
Computer Science Applications Minor
Dual-Degree Engineering Program
Dual-Degree Program with Old Dominion University
Dual-Degree Program with University of Virginia
Environmental Science Major
Environmental Science Minor
Environmental Studies Major
Environmental Studies Minor
Mathematics Major
Mathematics Minor
Physics Major
Physics Minor
Psychology Major
Psychology Minor
Course Descriptions Accounting
Athletic Training
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Gender Studies
General Studies
Health and Physical Education
Health Promotion
International Relations
Museum Studies
Political Science
Religious Studies
Special Education
Sport Management
Academic Regulations Academic Degree Requirements
Bachelor Degree
Second Degree
Governing Catalog
Application to Graduate
Academic Standing
Behavioral Standards for Learning Environments
Academic Suspension
Academic Coaching Program
Regaining Regular Standing
Appeal of Suspension
Reapplication after Suspension
Classification of Students
Credit by Examination
International Baccalaureate Program
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
DANTES Subject Standardized Tests
Dean’s List
Dropping or Adding Courses
Final Examinations
Grading System
Grade Review
Honors at Commencement
Independent Studies
Leaves of Absence
Out-of-Residence Study
Part-Time Students
Policy Regarding Class Attendance
Quality Point Averages
Repetition of Courses
Residence Requirement
Semester Hours
Student Academic Load
Withdrawal from College
Academic Services and Resources Academic Advising
Campus Store
Career Development
Centers of Lynchburg College
Information Technology and Resources
Center for Global Education
Learning Resources
Library and Information Services
New Student Programs
Public Presentations
Registrar’s Office
Students with Disabilities
Right to File Grievance
Tri-College Consortium
Student Development and Campus Life Health and Counseling Services
Multicultural Services
Residential Requirements
Residence Life
Spiritual Life
Student Activities
Student Government Association
Student Activities Board
Intramural & Club Sport Programs
Fraternity/Sorority Life
Outdoor Leadership Program
General Responsibilities of Campus Organizations
Supervisory Role of Institution in Student Activities
Athletics: Intercollegiate
Campus Media
Written Complaints
Student Rights and Responsibilities Honor and Student Conduct Codes and Regulations
Student Records: Practices, Rights, and Privacy
Drug Free Environment Statement
Motor Vehicles
Admissions Requirements for Freshman Admission
Home-Schooled Applicants
Early Admission and Enrollment
Advanced Placement Scholars Program
International Baccalaureate Program
Transfer and Access Students
Transfer for Qualifying VCCS Associate Degree Students
International Students
Non-Degree Admission
Scholarships and Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid Recipients
Review Process
Lynchburg College Academic Scholarships
Lynchburg College Grants
Student Loans
Student Employment Opportunities
Return of Financial Aid
Expenses Application Fee
Reservation and Contingency Deposit
Tuition, Room, and Meal Plan Rate
Student Activities Fee
Comprehensive Technology Fee (Resident Students)
Technology Fee
Facilities Fee
Special Fees
Method of Payment
Refund Policy
Refund Procedure
Student Accounts
Alumni and Parent Programs Alumni Programs Parent Programs
Register Board of Trustees
Honorary Life Trustees
Honorary Life Overseers
Emeriti Trustees
Officers of the Board
Executive Committee of the Board
Legal Counsel
Administration and Staff: 2013-14
Faculty: 2013-14
Regular Part-time Faculty
Retired Faculty
Matters of Record