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2014–2015 Undergraduate Catalog

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Course Descriptions

Course descriptions may be found in the Searchable Course Catalog.


Courses

Courses listed in this catalog are subject to change through normal academic channels. New courses and changes in existing coursework are initiated by respective departments or programs.

 

Course Numbering System

Courses numbered 100–199 are primarily for freshmen; 200–299 for sophomores; 300–399 for juniors; 400–499 for seniors; and 500–899 for graduate students. Courses with numbers preceded by zeros represent courses that will appear on the transcript but are not applicable toward graduation requirements.

 

Additional Course Offerings

In addition to the courses listed on the following pages, Viterbo University offers three additional courses, using standard prefixes and numbers.

 

286, 486 Special Topics

Courses on topics of interest to students in a particular discipline offered on the basis of need, interest, or timeliness. See registrar’s office current class schedules Web page for current semester descriptions. Prerequisites as determined by instructor. Restricted to students with freshman or sophomore standing (286) or restricted to students with junior standing or higher (486.) May be repeated for credit.

 

287, Internship

Introductory internship experience.  Internship sites are usually off campus, generally part-time, and often without pay. This introductory level experience provides the opportunity for freshmen and sophomores to gain internship experience in an area not directly related to their major, explore career options, and earn academic credit for the experience. See the office of Career Services three to six months prior to the time an internship is planned. Requires a 2.0 GPA. Students must register for credit prior to the start date of the internship. Restricted to students with freshman or sophomore standing. Graded CR/NC.

 

487, Internship

Advanced level internship experience. Internship sites are usually off campus, generally part-time, and often without pay. This advanced level experience provides the opportunity for juniors and seniors to gain valuable internship experience in an area not directly related to their major, explore career options, and earn academic credit for the experience. See the office of Career Services three to six months prior to the time an internship is planned. Requires a 2.3 GPA. Students must register for credit prior to the start date of the internship. Restricted to students with junior or senior standing. Graded CR/NC.

 

288, 488 Independent Study

Individual and independent reading, research, and writing under the guidance of a faculty member. Refer to academic policy section for independent study policy. Restricted to students with freshman or sophomore standing (288) or restricted to students with junior standing or higher (488.) May be repeated for credit.  

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