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                                     2001-03 Undergraduate Catalog


The University
Trustees of Bowling Green                          Marshal Rose, director of equity, diversity       University Vision and
                                                     and immigration services, 705 Administra-
State University                                     tion Building, 372-8472                         Core Values
                              Term expires         Rebecca Ferguson, assistant vice president        Bowling Green State University aspires to be
Leon D. Bibb, Shaker Heights         2005            for human resources, College Park Office        the premier learning community in Ohio, and
David A. Bryan, Perrysburg           2003            Building, 372-2259                              one of the best in the nation. Through the
Sharon S. Cook, Upper Arlington      2007                                                            interdependence of teaching, learning,
Edward A. Ferkany, Powell            2006          Office of Financial Affairs                       scholarship and service we will create an
Michael J. Marsh, Bowling Green      2009                                                            academic environment grounded in intellec-
Valerie L. Newell, Cincinnati        2004          J. Christopher Dalton, Ph.D. senior vice          tual discovery and guided by rational
Robert S. Smith, Bowling Green,                        president for financial affairs, 232 McFall   discourse and civility. Bowling Green State
   student trustee                   2002              Center, 372-8262                              University serves the diverse and multicul-
Kermit F. Stroh, Wapakoneta          2002          Bryan Benner, associate vice president for        tural communities of Ohio, the United States
Michael R. Wilcox, Toledo            2008              administration, 23 College Park Office        and the world, supported by:
Deborah Magrum, secretary to the Board                 Building, 372-9134                            • An extensive portfolio of distinctive
                                                   Gaylyn Finn, associate vice president for             undergraduate programs, focused
Two additional board members to be named               finance, 907 Administration Building,             master’s and specialist degrees and a
by Governor Robert Taft in May 2001.                   372-2205                                          select number of nationally recognized
                                                   Jane Schimpf, associate vice president for            doctoral programs;
Office of the President                                auxiliary services, 103 Park Avenue           • Scholarly and creative endeavors of the
                                                       Warehouse, 372-2238                               highest order;
Sidney A. Ribeau, Ph.D., president,
   220 McFall Center, 372-2211                                                                       • Academically challenging teaching, fully
Nancy S. Footer, J.D., general counsel and
                                                   Office of Student Affairs                             connected with research and public
   assistant to the President for legal affairs,   Edward G. Whipple, Ph.D., vice president for          service;
   309 McFall Center, 372-0464                        student affairs, 305 Saddlemire Student        • Innovative academic planning that
Larry J. Weiss, associate vice president for          Services Building, 372-2147                        focuses on society’s changing needs,
   University relations and governmental           Ronald E. Zwierlein, Ph.D., senior associate          student outcomes and the appropriate
   affairs, 215 McFall Center, 372-7703               vice president, 305 Saddlemire Student             integration of technology;
                                                      Services Building, 372-2147                    • An educational environment that
                                                   Wanda Overland, Ph.D., assistant vice                 develops culturally literate, self-assured,
Office of the Provost and                                                                                technologically sophisticated, productive
                                                      president and dean of students,
Vice President for                                    405 Saddlemire Student Services                    citizens who are prepared to lead, to
Academic Affairs                                      Building, 372-2843                                 inspire and to preserve the great
                                                   Assistant vice president for student affairs          traditions of our democracy.
John W. Folkins, Ph.D., provost and vice
                                                      and director of residence life,                The Core Values to which the University
   president for academic affairs, 230 McFall
                                                      440 Saddlemire Student Services                adheres include:
   Center, 372-2915
                                                      Building, 372-2011                                • Respect for one another
Vice provost for research and dean of the
                                                   Richard Bowers, assistant vice president for         • Cooperation
   Graduate College, 120 McFall Center,
                                                      student affairs and director of recreational      • Intellectual and spiritual growth
   372-7714
                                                      sports, Student Recreation Center,                • Creative imaginings
Alberto Gonzalez, Ph.D., vice provost for
                                                      372-9884                                          • Pride in a job well done
   academic services, 304a McFall Center,
   372-2915
Mark Gromko, Ph.D., vice provost for               Office of University                              Academic goals of
   academic programs, 230 McFall Center,           Advancement
   372-2915
                                                                                                     the University
Sallye McKee, Ph.D., vice provost for              J. Douglas Smith, vice president for              Bowling Green State University is dedicated
   academic outreach, 306b McFall Center,              University advancement, Mileti Alumni         to providing quality academic programs in a
   372-8323                                            Center, 372-7678                              learning environment that promotes
                                                   Marcia Latta, associate vice president of         academic and personal excellence in
                                                       development, Mileti Alumni Center,            students, as well as appreciation of intellec-
Office of the Executive                                372-7691                                      tual, ethical and aesthetic values. Wisdom,
Vice President                                     Associate vice president of alumni affairs,       sound judgment, tolerance and respect for
                                                       Mileti Alumni Center, 372-2701                other persons, cultures and ideas are the
Linda Dobb, J.D., executive vice president,
                                                   Kimberly McBroom, associate vice president        hallmarks of an educated person and the
   212 Hayes Hall, 372-9233
                                                       of marketing & communications, 516            characteristics that the University hopes to
                                                       Administration Building, 372-2616             develop in its students.
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    The extent to which these goals are met            Bachelor of Science in Environmental                Established in 1910 as a teacher-training
depends upon the intellectual and cultural                Health                                      institution, Bowling Green held its first
environment of the University, the wisdom              Bachelor of Science in Gerontology             classes in 1914, but it was not until the
and dedication of its faculty, and the                 Bachelor of Science in Interior Design         following year that the first two buildings—
intellectual curiosity, ability and energy of its      Bachelor of Science in Journalism              now University Hall and Williams Hall—were
students. To achieve this end the University           Bachelor of Science in Medical                 ready for use. Student enrollment for that
strives to attract the most qualified students            Technology                                  initial year totaled 304, with a faculty of 21.
and faculty committed to the goals of quality          Bachelor of Science in Nursing                 The first bachelor’s degrees were awarded in
education, productive research and scholarly           Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences      1917.
achievement.                                           Bachelor of Science in Social Work                  In 1929, the functions of Bowling Green
    In addition to its degree programs, the            Bachelor of Science in Technology              were expanded to provide four-year degree
University offers diverse opportunities for                                                           programs in the College of Education and the
educational and cultural enrichment to the          Two-year programs are available at BGSU           College of Liberal Arts. The College of
people of the area through its regional and         Firelands leading to the following associate      Business Administration and graduate
continuing education programs, as well as           degrees:                                          programs were added in 1935, the year in
through the intellectual and cultural activities        Associate of Applied Business in              which Bowling Green attained full university
that are an integral part of campus life.                  Administrative Office Systems              status. In 1947, the Graduate School was
                                                        Associate of Applied Business in              formed, and BGSU awarded its first doctoral
                                                           Business Management Technology             degrees in English in 1963.
Academic organization                                   Associate of Applied Business in                   Beginning in 1946, extension programs of
Courses of instruction leading to baccalaure-              Communication Arts Technology              the University were offered in Sandusky,
ate degrees are provided through: the                   Associate of Applied Business in              Ohio. During the next two decades, course
College of Arts and Sciences, which includes               Computer Programming Technology            offerings there were expanded and in 1965 a
the School of Art and the School of Commu-              Associate of Applied Science in Criminal      regional campus of the University was
nication Studies; the College of Business                  Justice                                    established to serve Erie, Huron and Ottawa
Administration; the College of Education and            Associate of Applied Science in Electrical/   counties. That campus is BGSU Firelands,
Human Development, which includes the                      Electronic Engineering Technology          located in Huron, Ohio. BGSU Firelands,
School of Family and Consumer Sciences,                 Associate of Applied Science in Health        which opened for classes in 1967, offers
the School of Human Movement, Sport and                    Information Technology                     career and technical education leading to
Leisure Studies, the School of Leadership               Associate of Applied Science in Human         associate degrees in 13 areas, as well as the
and Policy Studies and the School of                       Services                                   first two years of baccalaureate degree
Education and Intervention Services; the                Associate of Applied Science in               programs.
College of Health and Human Services,                      Respiratory Care Technology                     In the 1970s, three new colleges were
which includes the School of Nursing; the               Associate of Applied Science in World         added to the University’s curricular offerings.
College of Musical Arts and the College of                 Class Manufacturing                        In 1973, the College of Health and Human
Technology. Associate degrees are available             Associate of Arts                             Services was established to provide degree
through BGSU Firelands. Graduate degrees                Associate of Science                          programs in specialized areas in various
are offered through the Graduate College.               Associate of Technical Study                  health and community service fields. In 1975,
    An undergraduate student enrolls in one                                                           the School of Music was expanded into the
                                                    BGSU Firelands also offers the following
of the seven colleges. An undergraduate                                                               College of Musical Arts, and in the same
                                                    one-year certificates:
student who has not yet identified a major in                                                         year the Graduate School became the
                                                       Bookkeeping
a specific college enrolls in the Office of Pre-                                                      Graduate College. The School of Technology
                                                       Desktop Publishing Specialist
Major Advising. The office helps students                                                             was granted college status in 1985.
                                                       Information Processing Specialist
explore potential majors while preparing to                                                           Included among the buildings on Bowling
                                                       Management and Supervision
meet general University requirements and                                                              Green’s main campus are some that were
                                                       Medical Transcribing Specialist
the more specific requirements of colleges in                                                         completed as early as 1915; many of these
                                                       Office Support Specialist
which they may decide to study.                                                                       have been recently refurbished to preserve
                                                       Real Estate Management
                                                       Small Business Management                      their original structure. Most are equipped
Degrees offered                                                                                       with ramps and ground-level entrances for
                                                    See the Graduate Catalog for a list of            individuals with disabilities.
Four-year undergraduate programs are
                                                    graduate degrees offered by the University.            Jerome Library is the heart of the
available leading to the following degrees:
   Bachelor of Applied Health Science                                                                 academic community. BGSU Libraries house
   Bachelor of Arts                                 History and setting of                            collections of more than six million items
   Bachelor of Arts in Communication                                                                  including books, journals, periodicals,
                                                    the University                                    microforms, government documents, sound
   Bachelor of Fine Arts
                                                    Bowling Green State University is situated on     recordings and other research materials. The
   Bachelor of Liberal Studies
                                                    a 1,338-acre campus, which includes 116           library is linked by computer to a powerful
   Bachelor of Music
                                                    buildings. The University offers 13 associate     statewide library and information system. In
   Bachelor of Science
                                                    degree programs, more than 200 under-             addition the library is nationally known for its
   Bachelor of Science in Apparel Merchan-
                                                    graduate majors and programs, 13 master’s         special collections, particularly in popular
       dising and Product Development
                                                    degree programs in 120 fields, two specialist     culture, popular music and the Great Lakes.
   Bachelor of Science in Business
                                                    degree programs, and 14 doctoral programs.             Among the facilities in the science-
       Administration
                                                    More than 19,500 students, including about        research complex are the Psychology
   Bachelor of Science in Child and Family
                                                    2,700 graduate students, attend classes on        Building, the Mathematical Sciences
       Community Services
                                                    the main campus. The University enrolls           Building, the Life Sciences Building,
   Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
                                                    another 1,500 students at BGSU Firelands          Overman Hall, the Biological Sciences
   Bachelor of Science in Communication
                                                    and various off-campus centers. At the            Laboratory Annex and the Physical Sciences
       Disorders
                                                    center of the University’s academic commu-        Laboratory Building. These provide special-
   Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
                                                    nity are the 787 full-time faculty members,       ized research equipment and laboratories to
   Bachelor of Science in Economics
                                                    who are engaged in teaching, research and         serve the needs of students in a variety of
   Bachelor of Science in Education
                                                    scholarship activities.                           disciplines.
4        The University



    Olscamp Hall, opened in 1994, is a                    The new Bowen-Thompson Student               Sciences; nursing, by the Commission on
distance learning center, housing three              Union, scheduled to reopen in early 2002,         Collegiate Nursing Education; physical
teleteaching rooms as well as traditional            will provide space for the offices of student     therapy by the Commission on Accreditation
classrooms. Each teleteaching room                   life and campus involvement as well as            in Physical Therapy Education; psychology,
contains VCRs, slide projectors, an audio            approximately 40 student organizations. It        by the American Psychological Association;
system, a computer with graphics capabili-           will provide the following student programs:      recreation, by the National Recreation and
ties and a remote video camera. Micro-               • Large food court, national burger brand         Park Association/American Association for
phones are built into each student desk and               restaurant and restaurant with table and     Leisure and Recreation Council on Accredita-
the teaching podium. Communication can                    buffet service;                              tion; rehabilitation counseling, by the Council
take place remotely via cable, telephone             • Movie and special events theatre;               on Rehabilitation Education; respiratory care
lines and satellite, bringing together classes       • Multicultural and off-campus centers;           technology (Firelands), by the Committee on
at remote sites in interactive learning.             • Campus bookstore;                               Accreditation of Allied Health Education
    The Technology Building contains a               • Sports club with food, games and music;         Programs through the Committee on
robotics center and specialized laboratories         • Lenhart Grand Ballroom;                         Accreditation for Respiratory Care; social
in design, electronics, manufacturing, visual        • Multi-purpose room and 14 meeting               work, by the Council on Social Work
communication and other technologies.                     rooms to serve a variety of group sizes;     Education; sport management program
    Art facilities include individual studios for    • BGSU Copy Shop and postal services;             approval, by the National Association for
design and workshops for such areas as               • Student Union Information Center and            Sport and Physical Education /North
jewelry making, woodworking, painting,                    Fact Line;                                   American Society for Sport Management; the
drawing, enameling, weaving, sculpture,              • TV lounge;                                      College of Technology, by the National
ceramics and glass blowing. Photography              • Financial and ATM services;                     Association of Industrial Technology and the
laboratories are also available. Two art             • A state-of-the-art microcomputer lab and        American Council for Construction Educa-
galleries located in the Fine Arts Center                 laptop Internet connections in most public   tion, and theatre, by the National Association
annually feature works by faculty and                     seating areas.                               of Schools of Theatre.
students, as well as traveling exhibits.
    The campus radio stations, WFAL-AM               The Mileti Alumni Center is the hub for the
                                                     many activities of the University’s alumni. It    Equal access
and WBGU-FM, provide students with
practical experience in daily station opera-         contains meeting rooms, a library and office      Bowling Green State University is committed
tions. Students also support the professional        space.                                            to equal opportunity for all and does not
staff in the programming and activities of               Other campus buildings house class-           discriminate in admission or access to, or
WBGU-TV, a public television station located         rooms and facilities for programs in business     treatment or employment in, its programs
on campus serving northwest Ohio.                    administration, education and the humani-         and activities on the basis of race, sex,
    Theatre students at the University have          ties.                                             sexual orientation, color, national origin,
many opportunities to participate in all                                                               religion, creed, age, marital status, mental or
phases of the theatre experience through             Accreditation and                                 physical disability, or veteran status. The
annual productions held in University Hall’s                                                           Office of Equity, Diversity and Immigration
                                                     recognition                                       services, 705 Administration Building, BGSU,
Eva Marie Saint Theatre as well as the Joe
E. Brown Theatre.                                    The University is accredited by the Higher        is responsible for University compliance with
    The Moore Musical Arts Center provides           Learning Commission and a member of the           Title IX, Section 504. Disability Services for
extensive and modern facilities for the              North Central Association, 30 North LaSalle       Students, 415 South Hall, is responsible for
University’s music programs and activities.          Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2054,       compliance with the Americans with
Constructed around an open courtyard, the            (800) 621-7440. In addition the College of        Disabilities Act.
music center includes an 850-seat concert            Business Administration is accredited by
hall, a 250-seat recital hall, as well as            AACSB—The International Association for           Disciplinary authority
practice rooms, rehearsal halls, classrooms,         Management Education; teacher education,
                                                     by the National Council for Accreditation of      The authority to enact and enforce regula-
studios and a variety of special facilities                                                            tions of the University is vested in the Board
designed for specific areas of performance           Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Ohio
                                                     Department of Education; the College of           of Trustees. The responsibility for enforcing
and instruction.                                                                                       regulations and enforcing penalties is
    Athletic facilities at the University include:   Musical Arts, by the National Association of
                                                     Schools of Music (NASM); art, by the              delegated to the president and any Univer-
the Perry Field House, which has an indoor                                                             sity officials the president may designate.
track, basketball courts, a wing with a 70-          National Association of Schools of Art and
                                                     Design; athletic training, by the National        Academic policies and procedures outlined in
yard artificial turf field for football, soccer,                                                       this catalog and elsewhere are the responsi-
baseball and softball; an 18-hole golf course;       Athletic Trainers Association; chemistry, the
                                                     A sequence, by the American Chemical              bility of the provost and vice president for
a 5,000-seat ice arena; 25 outdoor tennis                                                              academic affairs. Consult the current Student
courts; the Eppler Complex; 5,000-seat               Society; communication disorders, by the
                                                     Council of Academic Accreditation of the          Affairs Handbook for non-academic student
Anderson Arena (basketball and volleyball);                                                            policies and procedures.
30,500-seat Doyt Perry Stadium; Steller              American Speech-Language-Hearing
Field, which seats 2,000 for baseball; Falcon        Association; dietetics, by the American
Softball Complex; Whittaker Track; Cochrane          Dietetic Association; environmental health,       For other information
Soccer Field; numerous activity and practice         by the National Environmental Health              For the benefit of students and others in the
fields, and Cooper Pool at the Student               Science and Protection Accreditation              University community, and in compliance
Recreation Center where the swimming                 Council; health information technology            with state and federal requirements, the
teams compete.                                       (Firelands), by the Commission on Accredita-      University regularly makes informational
    The Student Recreation Center features           tion of Allied Health Educational Programs in     reports available. These include information
exercise facilities in a four-level complex,         cooperation with the Council on Accreditation     required by the Campus Security Act and the
including two swimming pools, a whirlpool/           of the American Health Information Manage-        Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, as well as
spa, 14 handball/racquetball courts,                 ment Association; journalism, by the              information regarding drug and alcohol
Universal/Nautilus areas, courts for basket-         Accrediting Council on Education in               abuse prevention. Contact the Office of the
ball, volleyball, tennis, squash and badmin-         Journalism and Mass Communication;                Provost and Vice President for Academic
ton, FITWELL Lab, aerobics and an outdoor            medical technology, by the National               Affairs.
lighted Pace Trail.                                  Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory

				
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