2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2008-09

CONTENTS

AN INTRODUCTION TO LYNCHBURG COLLEGE

Mission
Accreditation/Memberships
History

Academic Sessions
The Campus
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS General Education at Lynchburg College
General Education Requirements
Lynchburg College Symposium Readings Program (LCSR)
Major Programs
Minor Programs
Major Fields of Concentration
Major Fields of Concentration
Minor Fields of Concentration
General Studies
Honors Program
Professional and Pre-Professional Curricula
Business and Economics, School of Accounting Major
Business Administration Major
Business Minor
Economics Major

Economics Minor
Economic Crime Prevention and Investigation Major
Management Major
Marketing Major

Communication and the Arts, School of

Art
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
Communication and Social Influence Minor
Communication Studies Major-Electronic Media Emphasis
Electronic Media Minor
Communication Studies Major-Public Relations/Journalism Emphasis

Public Relations/Journalism Minor
Museum Studies Minor
Music Major
Teacher Licensure in Music Education
Admission to the Music Major
Major Standing Juries
Instrumental Education Emphasis
Performance Emphasis
Theory/Composition Emphasis
Vocal Education Emphasis
Music Minor
Music for Children Minor
Music History Minor
Music Performance Minor
Theatre Major
Theatre Minor
Education and Human Development, School of Interdisciplinary Studies - Teacher Education Major
Elementary Education Emphasis
Special Education Emphasis
Interdisciplinary Studies - Teacher Education Minor
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 Athletic Training Major
Coaching Minor
Exercise Physiology Major
Health and Physical Education Major
Health Promotion Major
Health Promotion Minor
Nursing Major
Outdoor Recreation Minor
Sport Management Major
Sport Management Minor
Sports Medicine Minor
Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Civic Engagement Minor
Criminology Major
Criminology Minor
English
English Major-Literature Emphasis
English Major-Writing Emphasis
English Major-Teacher Licensure
English-Literature Minor
English-Writing Minor
French Major
French Minor
Gender Studies Minor
German Minor
Gerontology Minor
History Major
American History Emphasis
European History Emphasis
Teacher Licensure
History Minor
International Relations Major

International Relations Minor
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor
Philosophy Major
Philosophy-Political Science Major
Philosophy-Religious Studies Major
Philosophy Minor
Political Science Major
Teacher Licensure
Political Science Minor
Religious Studies Major
Religious Studies Minor
Sociology Major
Sociology Major-Deviance andCrime Emphasis
Sociology Major-Cultural Studies Emphasis
Sociology Major-Human Services Emphasis
Sociology Minor
Spanish Major
Spanish Minor

Sciences, School of Biology Major
Biology Minor
Biomedical Science Major
Chemistry Major
Chemistry Major-Bachelor of Science
Chemistry Major-Bachelor of Art
Chemistry Minor
Computer Science Major
Computer Science Minor
Computer Science Applications Minor Engineering Program
Dual-Degree - Old Dominion University

Dual-Degree - 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
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Criminology
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Film
Finance
French
General Studies
German
Health
Health and Physical Education
Health Promotion
History
Honors
International Relations
Latin
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Museum Studies
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Science
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Theatre
ACADEMIC REGULATIONS Academic Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree
Second Degree
Governing Catalog
Application to Graduate
Graduation
Academic Standing
Regular Standing/Academic Probation
Behavioral Standards for Learning Environments
Violations of Behavioral Standards for Learning Environments
Academic Suspension
Academic Recovery Program
Regaining Regular Standing
Appeal of Suspension
Reapplication after Suspension
Classification of Students
Credit by Examination
Advanced Placement Examinations
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
Internships
Leaves of Absence
Medical Leave of Absence
Military Leave of Absence
Out-of-Residence Studies
Part-Time Students
Quality Point Averages
Repetition of Courses
Residence Requirement
Semester Hours
Student Academic Load
Withdrawal from College
Policy Regarding Class Attendance
ACADEMIC SERVICES AND RESOURCES Academic Advising
Bookstore
Career Development Center
Centers of Lynchburg College
Information Technology and Resources
Learning Resources
Library and Information Services
Public Presentations
Daura Gallery
Fine Arts Series and Lecture Series
Musical Groups
Theatre Activities
Visual Arts Activities
Registrar's Office
Student Orientation and Registration Programs
Students with Disabilities
Students with Learning Disabilities: Foreign Language
Students with Learning Disabilities: Math Requirement
Students with Physical Disabilities
Right to File Grievance
International Programs
Studies Abroad
Tri-College Consortium
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND CAMPUS LIFE Health and Counseling Services
Multicultural, Access, and Commuter Services
Residential Requirements
Residence Life
Spiritual Life
Student Activities
Student Government Association
Student Activities Board
Intramural & Club Sport Programs
Fraternity/Sorority Life
Outdoor Recreation and New Horizons Program
General Responsibilities
Membership
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
Readmission
Non-Degree Admission
Categories of Non-Degree Admission
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid Recipients
Review Process
Lynchburg College Academic Scholarships
Grants
Loans
Student Employment Opportunities
Ministerial Internships and Placements
Return of Financial Aid
EXPENSES Application Fee
Reservation and Contingency Deposit
Contingency Deposit Refund
Continuing Student Enrollment Deposit
Continuing Student Enrollment Deposit Refund

Tuition, Room, and Meal Plan Rate
Additional Fees
Student Activities Fee
Special Fees (2006-07 Rates)
Method of Payment
Refund Policy
Refund Procedure
Student Accounts

ALUMNI AND PARENTS PROGRAMS Parent Activities